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Hugh Everett Curtis

educator , journalist

Hugh Everett Curtis, American journalist, educator. Member Industrial.

Background

Curtis, Hugh Everett was born on June 19, 1907 in Rock Island, Illinois, United States. Son of Hugh Everett and Mary Augusta (Dart) Curtis.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Grinnell College, 1931.

Career

Assistant circulation manager Better Homes and Gardens magazine, 1931-1934. Editorial assistant Successful Farming magazine, 1934-1935, associate editor charge farm structures and housing, 1935-1943, managing editor charge structures and electricity, 1943-1950. Managing editor Better Homes and Gardens magazine, 1950-1952.

Editor, 1952-1960; editorial consultant, director services division Webb Public Company, St. Paul, 1960-1962. Professor, dean School Journalism, Drake U., Des Moines, 1962-1969, professor magazine journalism, 1969-1973, dean and professor emeritus, 1973-1979, Drake lecturer Named Honorary Iowa Farmer, Future Farmers of America, 1937.

Works

  • Editors, Future Farmers American, Association for Education in Journalism, Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Tau Alpha, Sigma Delta Chi, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Membership

Member Industrial.; Clubs: Embassy, Pow Wow, Advertising (Des Moines).

Connections

Married Martha Page Hippee, September 26, 1934. Children: Hugh Everett III, Sara Easton.

father:
Hugh Everett Curtis

mother:
Mary Augusta (Dart) Curtis

spouse:
Martha Page Hippee

children:
Hugh Everett III Curtis

Sara Easton Curtis