In a Little Town

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Rupert Hughes (1872-1956) was a historian, novelist, film director, and composer based in Hollywood. Hughes was born in Lancaster. His brother Howard R. Hughes, Sr., co-founded the Hughes Tool Company


. His three volume scholarly biography of George Washington broke new ground in demythologizing the general and was well received by historians. Hughes, active in state politics, was one of the founders of the California State Guard in 1940. He wrote The Dozen from Lakerim (1899), The Love Affairs of Great Musicians (2 vol. ) (1904), Colonel Crockett's Co-operative Christmas (1906), Mrs. Budlong's Chrismas Presents (1912) and We Can't Have Everything (1917).

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