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Harry Sayles Conover

modeling agency founder
Born: 1911
Birthplace: Chicago, Ill.

Originally working as a radio performer and model in the 1930s, he founded his own modeling agency in New York in 1939. He called his models the “Conover Cover Girls” and worked with the leading magazines of the day. The business was closed by a financial scandal in 1959.

Died: 1965

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