E. Allen Hughes


E. Allen Hughes embarked on a distinguished 36-year career as a reporter and copy editor with the Camden Courier-Post newspapers, commencing in 1928. Notably, he ventured into radio news broadcasting over WCAM in the late 1930s. His prolific journey concluded with his retirement in 1965.

During the autumn of 1932, E. Allen Hughes authored a noteworthy three-part series delving into Camden’s lesser-known streets. Additionally, he composed a two-part series shedding light on Liney Ditch.

A World War I veteran, E. Allen Hughes was an active member of various organizations, including the Alpha Club, Trimble Lodge No. 117, Free and Accepted Masons, and Excelsior Consistory. He held the role of past commander in the Raymond C. Thoirs Post 47 of the American Legion.

The untimely passing of E. Allen Hughes occurred on October 10, 1967, following a heart attack.


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