Who was Ted Saucier?

Have you ever picked up an old book and seen the author and wondered, “who was this guy? Is he a guy who just decided to write a book or was he famous in his day or what?”

I got my hands on a copy of the book “Bottom’s Up” by Ted Saucier.

And so I ask … who was Ted Saucier? What do you know about him?

Since this is about an author, let’s move it to Cafe Society.

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He was for a long time the public relations director of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel and later head of his own agency. (This is from his obituary in the New York Times of October 17, 1970.)

Wow, he has an IMDB page.

With a name like that, I wondered if he was similar to Tipsy McStagger in this Simpsons bit:

I think I know that guy. Isn’t his brother John Sous-chef?