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Robert Humphreys

publicist

Robert Humphreys, American publicist. Member Academy Political Science.

Background

Humphreys, Robert was born on July 30, 1905 in Greenville, Ohio, United States. Son of Robert Thomas and Tunia (Cunningham) Humphreys.

Education

Student Columbia, 1926-1927.

Career

Antoine Kusel); married second, Mistress Grace Chantland Sonfield, May 8, 1944. Reporter Houston Press, 1931. Publicity director, Indiana Republican State Committee, 1932, 34.

Radio sports commentator, sports publicity, 1933. International News Service, 1935-1944. Serving in Indianapolis, Kansas City (business manager), Topeka, Chicago, Washington (news editor).

Nat. affairs editor Newsweek Magazine, 1944-1949. Director public relations Republican Congressional Committee 1949-1952. Director public relations Republican National Committee, 1952-1954, campaign director, 1954-1959.

Staff director National Cultural Center, 1960-1961. Staff consultant Joint Senate-House Republican Leadership, since 1961.

Works

  • Contributor to books.

Membership

Member Academy Political Science. Clubs: Players, Dutch Treat.

Connections

Married Mary Elliott Bogle, September 30, 1929 (divorced).; married second, Mistress. Children: Robert Thomas Cunningham, Jane (Mme.

father:
Robert Thomas Humphreys

mother:
Tunia (Cunningham) Humphreys

spouses:
Mary Elliott Bogle

Mistress

children:
Robert Thomas Cunningham Humphreys

Jane (Mme Humphreys