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Hugh Everett Curtis

Hugh Everett Curtis, American journalist, educator. Member Industrial.


  • Curtis, Hugh Everett was born on June 19, 1907 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of Hugh Everett and Mary Augusta (Dart) Curtis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1931.


    • Assistant circulation manager Better Homes and Gardens magazine, 1931-1934. Editorial assistant Successful Farming magazine, 1934-1935, associate editor charge farm structures and housing, 1935-1943, managing editor charge structures and electricity, 1943-1950. Managing editor Better Homes and Gardens magazine, 1950-1952.

      Editor, 1952-1960; editorial consultant, director services division Webb Public Company, St. Paul, 1960-1962. Professor, dean School Journalism, Drake U., Des Moines, 1962-1969, professor magazine journalism, 1969-1973, dean and professor emeritus, 1973-1979, Drake lecturer Named Honorary Iowa Farmer, Future Farmers of America, 1937.


    • Editors, Future Farmers American, Association for Education in Journalism, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Tau Alpha, Sigma Delta Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member Industrial.; Clubs: Embassy, Pow Wow, Advertising (Des Moines).


    • Married Martha Page Hippee, September 26, 1934. Children: Hugh Everett III, Sara Easton.
    • father: Hugh Everett Curtis
    • mother: Mary Augusta (Dart) Curtis
    • spouse: Martha Page Hippee
    • children: Hugh Everett III Curtis
    • Sara Easton Curtis
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    Died October 13, 1979
    (aged 72)