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Charles Hale Champion Edit Profile

also known as Charles Hale Champion

academic administrator , lecturer , State official

Hale Champion was American academic administrator, lecturer, former state official. Nieman fellow Harvard University, 1956-1957; fellow John F. Kennedy Institute Politics, 1967. Board directors Kaiser Family Foundation, 1984-1992, chairman, 1989-1992; board directors Center for Study of Social Policy, chairman, 1998-2002. Served with Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member National Academy Public Administration (trustee 1980-1986).

Background

Champion, Charles Hale was born on August 27, 1922 in Coldwater, Michigan, United States. Son of Paul Upham and Ruth Emma (Hungerford) Champion.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1952.

Career

Journalist United Press International, Milwaukee Journal, Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle, Reporter magazine, 1946-1949, 52-58. Legislation assistant to Republican Andrew J. Biemiller United States Congress, 1950. Press & executive secretary to Governor Edmund G. Brown State of California, 1958-1960, director finance, 1961-1966.

Director Boston Redevelopment Authority, 1968-1969. Vice president finance, planning & operations University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1969-1971. Vice president finance affairs Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1971-1976, executive dean John F. Kennedy School Government, 1980-1987.

Under secretary United States Department Health Education & Welfare, Washington, 1977-1979. Chief of staff to Governor Michael S. Dukakis State of Massachusetts, Boston, 1987-1988. Lecturer John F. Kennedy School Government Harvard University, 1989-1991.

Chairman Champion-Murphy Associates, 2004—2008. Member Presidential Task Force Reorganization Federal Government, 1966-1967, Presidential Task Force Role of University in Urban Affairs, 1967-1968. Chairman Massachusetts Joint Legislation-Executive Committee Federal Base Conversion, 1973-1974.

Chairman Presidential Commission on National Health Insurance, 1977-1978.

Membership

Board of directors Kaiser Family Foundation, 1984-1992, chairman, 1989-1992. Board directors Center for Study of Social Policy, since 1986, chairman, since 1998. Served with Army of the United States,1942-1946.

Member National Academy Public Administration (trustee 1980-1986).

Connections

Married Marie Ozine Tifft, August 21, 1952. Children: Thomas Paul, Katherine Marie.

father:
Paul Upham Champion

mother:
Ruth Emma (Hungerford) Champion

spouse:
Marie Ozine Tifft

children:
Thomas Paul Champion

Katherine Marie Champion