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Hugh Allan Crumpler

Hugh Allan Crumpler, American author. Decorated Burma star (Great Britain), Medal of Freedom Fighters (China), United States Pacific campaign ribbons. Member Association Former Intelligence Officers, Sigma Nu, General MacArthor Honor Guard Associate.

Background

  • Crumpler, Hugh Allan was born on March 14, 1918 in Rolla, Missouri, United States. Son of Hugh Dinsmore and Addye Adelle (Alexander) Crumpler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Journalism, University Missouri, 1941.

    Career

    • Journalist New York Herald Tribune, 1941-1943. Field cashier American Field Service Motor Ambulance, India, 1943-1944, Burma, 1943—1944. War correspondent United Press, China, Burma, India, Philippines, Okinawa, Japan and Korea, 1944-1945.

      College instructor Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy, Rolla, 1946-1949. Lecturer University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1949-1950. Assistant attache, press officer American Embassy, Karachi, Pakistan, 1950-1952, attache, press officer Ankara, Turkey, 1952-1954.

      Counsul, public affairs officer American Consulate General, Istanbul, Turkey, 1955-1956. Country public affairs officer American Embassy, Amman, Jordan, 1957-1958. Attache, public analyst Office of Research and Intelligence, United States Information Agency, Washington, 1958-1960.

      Vice president, Washington representative Dean International, Inc., Long Beach, California, 1960-1965, Global Van Lines, Inc., Anaheim, 1965-1967. Vice president advertising, public relations Four Winds International, Inc., Washington, from 1967, San Diego, 1967. Lecturer Continuing Education Center San Diego State University, Rancho Bernardo, from 1992.

      Vice president, dean Indianapolis Racing Team, 1963-1965. Columnist San Diego Union-Tribune, since 1975, How's Your China intelligence quotient, since 1979, Ex-China, Burma, India Theatre of Operations Roundup, since 1979. Advisory board San Diego Union-Tribune, since 1994.

      Commercial lecturer World War II, world deserts, desert wildflowers, classic poets, medieval crusades, Himalayan kingdoms.

    Works

    • Special correspondent New York Herald Tribune, India, Burma, 1943-1944. Author: On the Trail of the Desert Wildflower, 1994, The Last Patrol: A Correspondent's Journey to the War in Asia and the Pacific, 1997. Author, co-editor: (with Theodore Wertheim) Communist Propaganda: A Fact Book, 1957-1958.

      Artist, oil paintings.

    Membership

    Member Association Former Intelligence Officers, Sigma Nu, General MacArthor Honor Guard Associate.

    Connections

    • Married Dorothy Carter, May 28, 1945. Children: Hugh III, Shelley Ann Hexom, Joan Carter Gross.
    • father: Hugh Dinsmore Crumpler
    • mother: Addye Adelle (Alexander) Crumpler
    • spouse: Dorothy Carter
    • children: Hugh III Crumpler
    • Shelley Ann Hexom Crumpler
    • Joan Carter Gross Crumpler
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    Born March 14, 1918
    Died January 11, 2004
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1941
      University Missouri
    • 1941 - 1943
      Journalist New York Herald Tribune
    • 1943 - 1944
      field cashier, American Field Service Motor Ambulance
      India
    • 1943 - 1944
      field cashier, American Field Service Motor Ambulance
      Burma, Irbid, Jordan
    • 1944 - 1945
      war correspondent United Press
      Burma, Irbid, Jordan
    • 1946 - 1949
      college instructor, Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
      Rolla, Missouri, United States
    • 1949 - 1950
      lecturer, University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1950 - 1952
      assistant, American Embassy
      Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
    • 1950 - 1952
      press officer, American Embassy
      Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
    • 1952 - 1954
      assistant, American Embassy
      Turkey
    • 1952 - 1954
      press officer, American Embassy
      Turkey
    • 1957 - 1958
      country public affairs officer, American Embassy
      Amman, Jordan, Jordan
    • 1960 - 1965
      vice president, ational
      Long Beach, California, United States
    • 1960 - 1965
      Washington representative Dean Intern, ational
      Long Beach, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      vice president, ational
      Anaheim, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      Washington representative Dean Intern, ational
      Anaheim, California, United States
    • 1967
      vice president, ational
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1967
      public relations Four Winds Intern, ational
      San Diego, California, United States
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