|Born||October 21, 1891|
St. Johns, Michigan U.S.
|Died||June 7, 1971 (aged 79)|
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Burial place||Rosehill Cemetery, Illinois, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Michigan (B.S., 1914)|
|Known for||Founder of Leo Burnett Worldwide|
Leo Burnett (October 21, 1891 – June 7, 1971) was an American advertising businessman. He was the founder of Leo Burnett Company, Inc. He helped create Tony the Tiger, the Marlboro Man, the Maytag Repairman, United's "Fly the Friendly Skies", and Allstate's "Good Hands". He worked for McDonald's, Hallmark and Coca-Cola.