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Robert King Hughes, American Engineer, educator ( engineer, Educated)engineer, educator. Decorated Legion of Merit, Bronze Star medals (3), Air medals (5). Served to colonel, C.E., United States Army, 1958-1983.; Member NSPE, Oklahoma Society Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers, Association United States Army.; Lodge: Lions.

Background

Hughes, Robert King was born on July 8, 1936 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States. Son of Charles A. and Mary E. (Robertson) Hughes.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Citadel, 1958. Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, 1973.

Career

Commissioned officer United States Army, advanced through grades to colonel, 1980, combat engineer troop units, 1958—1964. Area engineer Sondestrom, Greenland, 1964—1965. Assistant Army attache Indonesia, 1967.

Assistant division engineer 101st Airborne Division, Hue, Vietnam, 1969—1970. Deputy director Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1973—1976. Assistant director military programs Office Chief Engineers, Washington, 1979—1980.

District engineer United States Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington, North Carolina, 1980—1983. Head School Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, since 1983. Board directors United Way, Wilmington, 1980—1983.

Chairman Combined Federal Campaign, Greater Cape Fear area, 1980—1983. Colonel C.E. United States Army, 1958-1983.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, Wisconsin.

Membership

Served to colonel, C.E., United States Army, 1958-1983. Member NSPE, Oklahoma Society Professional Engineers, American Society of Civil Engineers, Society American Military Engineers, Association United States Army. Lodge: Lions.

Connections

Married Glenna Bennett, August 9, 1973. Children: Robert K., Kathryn L., Tonya R. B.S.C.E., The Citadel, 1958.

father:
Charles A. Hughes

mother:
Mary E. (Robertson) Hughes

spouse:
Glenna Bennett

child:
Robert K. Hughes

child:
Kathryn L. Hughes

child:
Tonya R. B.S.C.E. Hughes

child:
The Citadel Hughes

child:
1958 Hughes