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Public relations executive

Hugh Curtis Newton, American public relations executive. Recipient Silver Anvil award Public Relations Society of America, 1966, 85. Board directors Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, Virginia, 1987-1991. Member National Press Club.

Background

Newton, Hugh Curtis was born on October 17, 1930 in New York City. Son of Avery Curtis and Ruth (Juster) Newton.

Education

Bachelor, Washington & Lee University, 1952.

Career

Reporter Danville (Virginia) Bee, 1955. Manager news Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, 1956-1957. Staff writer Westinghouse Electrical, 1957.

Accountant executive Burson Marsteller Associates, 1958-1959. Assistant director public relations Rockwell Manufacturing, 1959-1961. Manager special projects Reynolds Metals Company, Richmond, Virginia, 1961-1964.

Director public relations National Right to Work Committee, Washington, 1964-1967, Air Transport Association, Washington, 1967-1968. President Hugh C. Newton & Associates, 1968—2007. Member Interstate Commission on Potomac River Basin, Washington, 1982-1989.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor to Lesly's Public Relations Handbook, 1991.

Membership

Board directors Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, Virginia, 1987-1991. Member National Press Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately.

Connections

Married Charlotte Eloise Wallin, November 3, 1956 (divorced 1968). 1 child, Margaret Wren Newton Rossello. Married Joanne Elaine Harding, December 27, 1969.

Children: Matthew Curtis, Christopher Stuart, Kimberly Kelly.

father:
Avery Curtis Newton

mother:
Ruth (Juster) Newton

spouse:
Joanne Elaine Harding

spouse:
Charlotte Eloise Wallin

child:
Christopher Stuart Newton

child:
Margaret Wren Newton Rossello Newton

child:
Matthew Curtis Newton

child:
Kimberly Kelly Newton