Hampton, John

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Hampton, John Gender: M
John Lucien Hampton
born on 24 May 1907 at 05:00 (= 05:00 AM )
Place Waco, Texas, 31n33, 97w09
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 02°07' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 19°22 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 23°01'


American Marine Lieutenant Colonel and journalist, credited with co-founding Toys for Tots with Major William L. Hendricks and other U.S. Marines during the late 1940s. Toys for Tots is a program ran by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas.

Hampton began showing symptoms of dementia in 2000. He died on 4 July 2010 in Lafayette, California, at the age of 103.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate provided by Sy Scholfield.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Alzheimer's/Senility (Dementia)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Centenarian, aged 103)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Marine Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Cofounder of Toys for Tots)