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Millionaire Advertises for Wife - On Billboard

September 15, 1994

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) _ An anonymous bachelor is hoping some women ask him about his sign.

His highway billboard reads: ″Millionaire Looking for a Wife 3/8 Ages 35 to 45.″ A telephone number is provided.

A call made early today was answered by a recorded female voice asking for information about religious preference, age, occupation, education, number of times married, number of children and ages. The voice requests a recent photo be mailed to a post office box.

The man’s name and how much he paid were not disclosed by Donrey Outdoor Advertising.

Other billboard companies said they have not received similar business and that the only other billboard-using bachelors they knew of were in Texas.

″That’s about as nuts as you get - asking for a wife,″ said Richard Frankenberg of Whiteco Metrocom Outdoor Advertising.

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