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H. C. Compton Edit Profile

also known as Mike Compton

County official

H. C. Compton, American county official. Decorated Silver Star (2), D.F. C. (8), Air medal (17), Joint Service commendation.

Background

Compton, H. C. was born on November 20, 1924 in Hugo, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Lewis M. and Jeanetta Ruth (Lee) Compton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Southwest Missouri State University, Springfield, 1949.

Career

Manager, Flight Facilities International Airport, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1974-1975;manager Springfield branch, Missouri Department Revenue, 1975-1977;persiding judge, Greene County Government, Springfield, 1978-1985;presiding committee, Greene County Government, Springfield, since 1985.

Membership

Charter member Governor's Advisory Council, Jefferson City, Missouri. Chairman Job Council Ozarks. Member Judicial Finance Commission, Jefferson City.

Member advisory board Ozark Area Community Action Corporation, St. John's Regional Health Center. Member Springfield Area Transportation Study Commission. Board directors Visiting Nurse Association.

Honorary board directors Family Violence Center, Green Haven Nursign Home. With United States Navy, 1943-1946, PTO. Colonel United States Air Force, 1952-1974, Korea and Southeast Asia.

Member of the Chamber of Commerce (planning & zoning commission), Community Leadership Board, Retired Officers Association, Rotary, MAsons, Shriners, Tower Club, Barons Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flying, handball, boating, automobiles.

Connections

Married Bonnie Lee Weiser, November 9, 1954. Children: Michael, Debra Jackson, Chris (deceased).

father:
Lewis M. Compton

mother:
Jeanetta Ruth (Lee) Compton

spouse:
Bonnie Lee Weiser

children:
Michael Compton

Debra Jackson Compton

Chris Compton (deceased)