Charlotte Y. Humphris
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|Charlotte Y. Humphris|
Albemarle County Board of Supervisors
|Preceded by||C. Timothy Lindstrom|
|Succeeded by||Dennis Rooker|
|Preceded by||Walter F. Perkins|
|Succeeded by||Forrest Marshall|
|Date of birth||March 14, 1931|
|Date of death||October 24, 2004 (age 73)|
|Place of birth||Charlottesville, VA|
Humphris was born on March 14, 1931 in Charlottesville. She graduated from Lane High School and attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College in Lynchburg before graduating from the University of Virginia in 1952 with a Bachelor of Science in Education. While a student at UVa, she was the first Miss Charlottesville. She was married to Robert Humphris for 52 years.
Humphris was the first woman to serve as the chair of the Board of Supervisors. During her time on the Board, she served as Chair of the MPO Policy Board and also represented the County on the Albemarle-Charlottesville Jail Authority Board, the Planning and Coordination Council, the Historic Preservation Committee, and the Fiscal Impact Advisory Committee.
The Piedmont Environmental Council gave Humphris a "Lifetime Achievement Award" in 2002. That award cited her as "the most important factor in the protection of Albemarle County's rural areas and natural resources for the last quarter century."
Humphris ran in several elections for the Board of Supervisors in the Jack Jouett district.
Humphris ran unopposed in 1997.
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- WTJU News, October 26, 2004, WTJU.
- Albemarle County website, retrieved September 28, 2008
- 'In Memoriam: Charlotte Y. Humprhis' 27 Oct. 2004. Daily Progress. 19 May 2009.