Bachelor of Science in business administration, Shurtleff College, 1947. Master of Arts in market research, Shurtleff College, 1949.
Core maker Sibley Machine and Foundry, South Bend, Indiana, 1939—1941. Adult program secretary Young Men’s Christian Association, Alton, Illinois, 1948—1950. Partner General Lubricant Company, E. St. Louis, 1951—1963.
Industrial manager Richfield Oil, San Francisco, 1963—1969. Founder Hughes Oil Corporation, Monterey, 1969—1996. Founder Exchange Club Athletic Banquets, Alton, Illinois, 1950—1952.
Board member Oakland Trade Association, Oakland, California, 1964—1965. With United States Army, 1942-1945, Asiatic-Pacific.
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Football coach Children's Home, Alton, Illinois, 1952—1953. Director, chairman Ministerial Alliance Young Men’s Christian Association, 1948—1950. Official rules keeper Northern California Golf Association, Monterey, California, 1975—1988.
Starter rules keeper United States Golf Association, 1975—1988.
Married Wilda Eileen Palmer-Hughes (deceased February 1988). Married Ann Florence Niese, April 29, 1989 (deceased December 1993).