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Robert Lee Humphrey

business executive.

Robert Lee Humphrey, business executive. Member American Olympic Committee, 1935-1937; Served from Lieutenant lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946.

Background

Humphrey, Robert Lee was born on March 9, 1907 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Walter Glenn and Pearl Rosamond (Hedges) Humphrey.

Education

Student of University Colorado, 1925-1926, U. Oklahoma, 1927-1928.

Career

Sales promotion director Dallas News, 1930-1935. Nat. advertising manager Fort Worth Press, 1935-1937. Director sports and entertainment Pan American Expo, Dallas, 1937.

Sales promotion director Houston Chronicle, 1937-1939. Vice president, general manager Associate Publications, Inc., Dallas, 1939-1945. Manager sales personnel oilwell supply div.

United States Steel, New Orleans, Houston, Dallas, 1946-1951. Nat. director public affairs N.A.M., Washington, New York City, 1951-1963. Founder, president Business-Industry Political Action Committee, Washington, 1963-1975, board directors, consultant, 1976.

Legislative, government relations consultant.

Membership

Member American Olympic Committee, 1935-1937. Served from Lieutenant lieutenant colonel United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Clubs: Dallas Athletic.

Connections

Married Irene Elizabeth Utley, January 25, 1930. Children: Robert Lee, Gary Knight.

father:
Walter Glenn Humphrey

mother:
Pearl Rosamond (Hedges) Humphrey

spouse:
Irene Elizabeth Utley

children:
Robert Lee Humphrey

Gary Knight Humphrey