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Public relations executive

Seth Richmond Lampe, American Public relations executive. Recipient Recognition award for community service, State of Michigan, 1988.


Lampe, Seth Richmond was born on March 26, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of William Seth and Harriett Colwell (Richmond) Lampe.


Bachelor of Science in Business Management, Pennsylvania State University, 1960.


Account executive, B.T. Salisbury & Company, Detroit, 1960-1963; state editor, Argus Press, Owosso, Michigan, 1963-1965; reporter, Citizen Patriot, Jackson, Michigan, 1965-1967; editor, Florist Transworld Delivery, Detroit, 1968-1969; director public relations, Jervis B. Webb Company, Detroit, 1969-1976; director community relations, Greater Detroit Area Hospital Council, 1976-1979; president, Lampe Communications, Inc., Pontiac, Michigan, since 1976.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Trustees Guide, 1978. Editor Directory of News Media, 1977, newsletter Together, 1981, newsletter Future Factory News, since 1983.


Member Michigan Technology Council, since 1986. Committee chairman Clinton Valley council Boy Scouts American, Pontiac, 1978-1984. Founder Southeast Michigan Information and Referral Alliance, Detroit, 1978.

Board directors Search Engine Marketing chapter American Red Cross, Detroit, since 1980. Chairman Center Scholarship Funds, Orchard Lake, Michigan, since 1981, Pontiac Oakland Visiting Nurse Association, since 1987. Board directors Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program, Pontiac, 1984-1986.

Served with United States Army, 1961-1963. Member Public Relations Society of America (former accreditation chairman), Michigan Hospital Public Relations Association (honorary, special award 1978), Detroit Auto Writers Group, Pontiac Chamber of Commerce (founder 1989-1990), Bloomfield City Club (board directors), Oakland County Boat Club, Ad Craft Club, Elks.


  • Other Interests

    Avocation: flying.


Married Patricia Joan O'Malley, August 7, 1965. Children: Christopher Seth (deceased), Kerstin Joan, Carin Elizabeth.

William Seth Lampe

Harriett Colwell (Richmond) Lampe

Patricia Joan O'Malley

Kerstin Joan Lampe

Carin Elizabeth Lampe

Christopher Seth Lampe (deceased)