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Public relations executive

Robert Stephens Garrett, American public relations executive. Recipient Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce Man of Year award, 1992-1993; Paul Harris fellow Rotary, 1980.

Background

Garrett, Robert Stephens was born on July 12, 1937 in Bell, California, United States. Son of Sammie Jacob and Martha Ethelwynn (Dench) Garrett.

Education

Graduated from the high school, Downey, California.

Career

From machinist to head shipping department, Axelson Manufacturing Company, Vernon, California, 1955-1960; production control planner, methods analyst autonetics division, Rockwell International, Downey, Compton and Anaheim, California, 1960-1970; public relations manager, property manager, clinic coordinator, investigator, property researcher and chief administrator board and care, UMEDCO Inc., Long Beach, California, 1970-1977; director operations, Regency Management Service, Anaheim, 1977-1978; consultant medical public relations, Garden Grove, California, since 1978.

Membership

Board directors Boys Club of Garden Grove, since 1978, Second vice president, 1990, 91, 1st vice president, 1992, president 1993. Board directors Girls Club of Garden Grove, since 1980, treasurer, 1983-1984, vice president, 1984-1986, president, 1986. Traffic commissioner City of Garden Grove, since 1981, vice chairman traffic commission, 1988-1989, 92-93, chairman, 1989-1990, 93-94.

Member Rotary (board directors Paramount Club 1975-1976, board directors Garden Grove Club 1978-1979, 92-93), Elks.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting coins, sports cards, non-sports cards, comics, designing and building model cars and planes.

Connections

Married Mary Lynn Harris, September 9, 1955 (divorced July 1972). Children: Lisa, Julie, Kim. Married Camille Ann Priestley, February 15, 1975.

Children: Lee Ann, Nikki, Grant.

father:
Sammie Jacob Garrett

mother:
Martha Ethelwynn (Dench) Garrett

spouse:
Mary Lynn Harris

spouse:
Camille Ann Priestley

child:
Julie Garrett

child:
Kim Garrett

child:
Lisa Garrett

child:
Grant Garrett

child:
Nikki Garrett

child:
Lee Ann Garrett