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Robert Lee Humphrey

Robert Lee Humphrey, business executive. Member American Olympic Committee, 1935-1937; Served from Lieutenant lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

Background

  • Humphrey, Robert Lee was born on March 9, 1907 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Walter Glenn and Pearl Rosamond (Hedges) Humphrey.

  • Education

    • Student of University Colorado, 1925-1926, U. Oklahoma, 1927-1928.

    Career

    • Sales promotion director Dallas News, 1930-1935. Nat. advertising manager Fort Worth Press, 1935-1937. Director sports and entertainment Pan American Expo, Dallas, 1937.

      Sales promotion director Houston Chronicle, 1937-1939. Vice president, general manager Associate Publications, Inc., Dallas, 1939-1945. Manager sales personnel oilwell supply div.

      United States Steel, New Orleans, Houston, Dallas, 1946-1951. Nat. director public affairs N.A.M., Washington, New York City, 1951-1963. Founder, president Business-Industry Political Action Committee, Washington, 1963-1975, board directors, consultant, 1976.

      Legislative, government relations consultant.

    Membership

    Member American Olympic Committee, 1935-1937. Served from Lieutenant lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Clubs: Dallas Athletic.

    Connections

    • Married Irene Elizabeth Utley, January 25, 1930. Children: Robert Lee, Gary Knight.
    • father: Walter Glenn Humphrey
    • mother: Pearl Rosamond (Hedges) Humphrey
    • spouse: Irene Elizabeth Utley
    • children: Robert Lee Humphrey
    • Gary Knight Humphrey
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    Died January, 1976
    (aged 68)
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