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Robert Edward Hampton was American chemical company executive. Named Young Republican of Year, 1960; recipient Silver Helmet award Amvets, 1970; Stockberger award Society for Personnel Administration, 1971; Executive Government award Opportunities Industrialization Centers, 1972; Merit award Federal Administrative Law Judges Conference, 1974.


Hampton, Robert Edward was born on September 21, 1922 in Chattanooga. Son of Charles Alfred and Mary Lee (Plemons) Hampton.


Student, University Tennessee, 1946-1948;Bachelor of Arts Business Adminstrn, U. Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1949.


Principal, Blackfox School, Cleveland, Tennessee, 1949-1950;vice consul, Munich, Germany, 1950-1952;foreign affairs officer executive secretariat, State Department, 1952-1953;staff assistant to secretary state, State Department, 1953-1955;assistant deputy manpower, personnel and organization, Department Air Force, 1955-1957;special assistant to undersecretary for administration, State Department, 1957-1958;special assistant for personnel, The White House, 1958-1961;commissioner, Civil Service Commission, 1961-1969;chairman, Civil Service Commission, 1969-1977;director public affairs, ICI Americas, Wilmington, Delaware, 1977-1979;general manager public affairs, ICI Americas, 1979-1985;retired, 1985. Member Board Foreign Service, 1969. Chairman Federal Labor Relations Council, 1970-1977.

Member President's Commision on White House Fellowships, 1969-1977, President'sCommn. Employment Handicapped, 1969-1977, President's Economics Adjustment Committee, 1973-1977, International Civil Service Commission, 1970-1977. Member general administration board Department Agriculture Graduate School, 1973-1977.


Served with United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945, European Theatre of Operations. Member National Academy Public Administration, American Cut Glass Association (president Mid Atlantic chapter 1990).


Married Geraldyne Ann Stivers, July 12, 1947. Children– Adrienne Ann, Jeffrey Scott.

Charles Alfred Hampton

Mary Lee (Plemons) Hampton

Geraldyne Ann Stivers

Adrienne Ann Hampton

Jeffrey Scott Hampton