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Editor , public school principal

Arlen Lee Hurt, American editor, retired public school principal. Certified teacher, administrator, California. Recipient Certified of Appreciation, Optimist International, National City, 1991, 92, 93.


Hurt, Arlen Lee was born on January 16, 1935 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Son of Wilfield and Myrtle Victoria (Johnson) Hurt.


Bachelor of Arts in Education, San Diego State University, 1963. Master of Arts in Administration, San Diego State University, 1973. Doctor of Education in Administration, Northern Arizona University, 1981.


Teacher, National City (California) School District, 1963-1972;adult education teacher, San Diego Unified School District, 1964-1966;resource teacher, National City School District, 1967-1972;principal, National City School District, 1971-1992;instructor, National University, San Diego, 1986-1987;editor, Toy Train Operating Society, Pasadena, California, since 1992. Economics coordinator California Teachers Association, Los Angeles, 1966-1973. Director summer school National City School District, 1985.

Mentor, development training San Diego County Education Center, 1989. Assessor, assessment center San Diego Education Center, since 1983.


  • Certified teacher, administrator, California.


  • Other Work

    • Owner, editor (weekly newspaper) The Julian Epitaph, 1973-1978. Editor (newsletter) The Main-Line, 1982-1994, The Daylighter, since 1992, (magazine) The TTOS Bulletin, since 1992 (plaque 1993, 94, 95).


School board candidate Julian, California, 1973, 74. Editor, communicator Association California School Administrators, San Diego. Editor, KU West, Kansas University Alumni Association, 1995, 96.

Precinct inspector San Diego County, 1995, 96. Yeoman 2d class United States Navy, 1955-1959. Member Democratic National Committee, American Flyer Collector Club, American Association Retired Persons, All Gauge Toy Train Association (editor 1982-1994), Toy Train Operating Society.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: toy trains, stamps, cartooning, drawing, writing.


Married Elisa Trujillo Banuelos, July 10, 1987. Children: Karen, Wiley, Marissa.

Wilfield Hurt

Myrtle Victoria (Johnson) Hurt

Elisa Trujillo Banuelos

Karen Hurt

Wiley Hurt

Marissa Hurt