Hampson Gary Edit Profile
Educated Bingham School, Bingham, North Carolina, and University Virginia.
Admitted to Texas bar, 1894, practice of law at Tyler, Texas, until removal to Washington, 1914. Was referee in bankruptcy, 4 years. Standing master in chancery United States Court, 2 years.
Appointed special counsel Department of State, December 9, 1914, to assist in the consideration of matters arising out of war situation in Europe. Advanced to regular service and made a solicitor, same, June 8, 1915. Diplomatic agent and consul general to Egypt, rank of minister resident, October 2, 1917-April 7, 1920.
While serving in Cairo was in charge of America interests in Palestine, Syria and Arabia. At the front beyond Jerusalem with Field Marshal Allenby for a while in 1918. Called to Paris, 1919, for work with American Commission to Negotiate Peace.
Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Switzerland, April 7, 1920-June 1, 1921: in general law practice, Washington, 1921-1932, New York City, 1931-1934.
Member Federal Communications Commission (first chairman radio-broadcast division), 1934-1935, general counsel, 1935-1938. Member Texas House of Representatives, 1901-1902. Member American Bar Association, American Society International Law, University of Virginia chapter Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Tau Omega, Society Colonial Wars, S.R.
Clubs: Metropolitan, Chevy Chase (Washington).
Children: Mistress Bernard A. Moran, Franklin.