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William Edwin Humphrey

William Edwin Humphrey, American investment company officer. Named Man of Year Pauls Valley College of C., 1983; recipient Stanley Draper award Okal. Heritage Association, State of Excellence award Governor of Oklahoma, 1988.


  • Humphrey, William Edwin was born on June 19, 1939 in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, United States. Son of William Edgar and Mamie Elizabeth (Gooch) Humphrey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Yale University, 1961. Bachelor of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1962. Postgraduate, Foreign Service Institute, 1963.


    • Foreign service officer Department State, Washington, 1962-1974. President Loftin & Humphrey, Pauls Valley, since 1974, Humphrey Realty, Pauls Valley, since 1980. Partner Willow Street Investment Company, since 1980.

      Board directors Pauls Valley National Bank. Vice president 1st National Bank, Marlow, Oklahoma, since 1985.


    Mayor City of Pauls Valley, 1978-1982. Trustee Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence, Oklahoma City, since 1988. Board directors Leadership Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, since 1987, Oklahoma Academy for State Goals, Oklahoma City, since 1989, Oklahoma Arts Institute.

    Member Petroleum Club, Beacon Club.


    • Married Gay Wells, March 17, 1965. Children: Marran, Rebecca, William.
    • father: William Edgar Humphrey
    • mother: Mamie Elizabeth (Gooch) Humphrey
    • spouse: Gay Wells
    • children: Marran Humphrey
    • Rebecca Humphrey
    • William Humphrey
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    • 1961
      Yale University
    • 1962
      Oklahoma State University
    • 1963
      Foreign Service Institute
    • 1962 - 1974
      Foreign service officer, Department State
      Washington, United States
    • 1974
      president, Loftin & Humphrey
      Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1980
      president, Loftin & Humphrey
      Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1980
      partner, Willow Street Investment Company