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Robert Humphreys

Robert Humphreys, American publicist. Member Academy Political Science.


  • Humphreys, Robert was born on July 30, 1905 in Greenville, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Thomas and Tunia (Cunningham) Humphreys.

  • Education

    • Student Columbia, 1926-1927.


    • Antoine Kusel); married second, Mistress Grace Chantland Sonfield, May 8, 1944. Reporter Houston Press, 1931. Publicity director, Indiana Republican State Committee, 1932, 34.

      Radio sports commentator, sports publicity, 1933. International News Service, 1935-1944. Serving in Indianapolis, Kansas City (business manager), Topeka, Chicago, Washington (news editor).

      Nat. affairs editor Newsweek Magazine, 1944-1949. Director public relations Republican Congressional Committee 1949-1952. Director public relations Republican National Committee, 1952-1954, campaign director, 1954-1959.

      Staff director National Cultural Center, 1960-1961. Staff consultant Joint Senate-House Republican Leadership, since 1961.


    • Contributor to books.


    Member Academy Political Science. Clubs: Players, Dutch Treat.


    • Married Mary Elliott Bogle, September 30, 1929 (divorced).; married second, Mistress. Children: Robert Thomas Cunningham, Jane (Mme.
    • father: Robert Thomas Humphreys
    • mother: Tunia (Cunningham) Humphreys
    • spouses: Mary Elliott Bogle
    • Mistress
    • children: Robert Thomas Cunningham Humphreys
    • Jane (Mme Humphreys
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    Born July 30, 1905
    Died October 15, 1965
    (aged 60)