ⓘ Percy Hughes

Percy Hughes

ⓘ Percy Hughes

Percy Hughes was a philosopher and teacher, and a leading figure in the Philosophy, Education, and Psychology department at Lehigh University.


1. Life

Hughes was born in Peshawar in British India. A child of missionary Anglican parents, Hughes lived in London before arriving to the United States at the age of 16. He received his A.B degree from Alfred University, and his MA and Ph.D. degrees from the Teachers College at Columbia University under John Dewey, who would become a lifelong friend.

Hughes joined Lehigh University in 1907 as an assistant professor of Philosophy, Education and Psychology, and remained there until his retirement in 1942. A prolific writer, he published extensively in a variety of topics including philosophy, education and psychology.

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  • Conferences of 1921 and 1926. His relationship with Hughes was dramatised in the 1974 ABC docudrama Billy and Percy which won Best Dramatised Documentary at
  • letters, Percy befriended many fellow writers, Southern, Northern and European, including William Faulkner. He socialized with Langston Hughes and other
  • premierships. When his friend and former Richmond Secretary Percy Page went to Melbourne Football Club Hughes followed him. He renamed the Fuschias to Demons
  • effort. News of his son s marriage came as a complete surprise to Percy Hughes who only learned of his daughter - in - law s existence from the Australian
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  • Council. Hughes and Menzies resigned, but Percy Spender chose to remain on the council and was expelled from the UAP. A few months later, Hughes rejoined
  • Admiral Sir Edmund Percy Fenwick George Grant, KCVO, CB 23 September 1867 8 September 1952 was a Royal Navy officer who served as First Naval Member
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  • Maggie May Hughes born 1887 attending Alma College, St. Thomas, Ontario, 1906 Percy Cooper Hughes born 1889 Harley Moody Hughes born 1892