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Raymond Arthur Brighton Edit Profile

Newspaper editor , researcher , writer

Raymond Arthur Brighton was American newspaper editor, researcher, writer. Recipient Yankee Quill award New England chapter Sigma Delta Chi, 1986.

Background

Brighton, Raymond Arthur was born on August 6, 1914 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Albert and Prudence E. (Butler) Brighton.

Education

Student, Antioch College, 1935. Bachelor of Science in Education, Ohio State University, 1938. Postgraduate, University New Hampshire, 1981.

Career

Teacher State Industrial School, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1938-1941. Reporter Portsmouth (New Hampshire) Herald, 1946-1952, news editor, 1952-1960, managing editor, 1960-1969, editor, 1969-1979.

Works

Membership

Past president New England Associated Press News Executives, 1967. Board directors New England Society Newspaper Editors, 1976-1979. Trustee City Trust Funds, 1981-1987.

Served to lieutenant United States Army, 1941-1946. Member New Hampshire History Society, Portsmouth Athenaeum (president 1974-1977), Portsmouth Marine Society Clubs: Warwick Country. Lodges: Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, historical research.

Connections

Married Mary J. Pridham, July 24, 1942 (deceased). Children: Prudence A., Mark A. Married Betty J. Nelson, December 9, 1989.

father:
Albert Brighton

mother:
Prudence E. (Butler) Brighton

spouses:
Mary J. Pridham

Betty J. Nelson

children:
Prudence A. Brighton

Mark A. Brighton