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Public relations executive

Edwin Strode Hughes, American public relations executive. Recipient Award of Excellence International Conference of Industrial Editors, 1966.

Background

Hughes, Edwin Strode was born on October 6, 1936 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Frank Miller and Lorine (Mitchell) Hughes.

Education

Bachelor of Journalism, University Texas, Austin, 1960.

Career

Writer, photographer, Dallas Morning News, 1958-1965; information supervisor, Southwestern Bell Telephone, Dallas, 1965-1968; general information manager, Southwestern Bell Telephone, St. Louis, 1968-1972; division manager external relations, Southwestern Bell Telephone, San Antonio, 1974-1986; division manager advertising public relations, Southwestern Bell Telephone, Dallas, 1986-1990; head employee committee, Bell Telephone laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 1972-1974; owner, Ed Hughes & Associations, Tijeras, New Mexico, 1991-1995; owner, Ed Hughes & Associations, Laramie, Wyoming, 1996-1998; public relations counsel, Loveland, Colorado, since 1999.

Politics

God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

Views

As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

Membership

President East Mountain Chamber of Commerce, 1994. Board directors Alamo area council Boy Scouts American, San Antonio, 1985-1986. President San Antonio Business Committee for the Arts, 1985.

Master sergeant United States Army National Guard, 1954-1966. Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited ), New Mexico Public Relations Society of America (president 1995, 1st place award of excellence 1995), Texas Public Relations Association (president 1983, Best of Texas award 1980), Northern Plains Public Relations Society of America (president 1997-1998).

Connections

Married Linda Lee Bennett, June 24, 1961. Children: Frank Mitchell, Lee Gordon.

father:
Frank Miller Hughes

mother:
Lorine (Mitchell) Hughes

spouse:
Linda Lee Bennett

child:
Frank Mitchell Hughes

child:
Lee Gordon Hughes