|Title||W. Hugh McLaughlin PGM|
W, Hugh McLaughlin (1910- ) GM 1973
Hugh McLaughlin was born on December 2, 1910 at Bald Knob, Arkansas, the fourth of eleven children. He moved to Kansas City in 1932 after having worked for a law firm at Searcy, Arkansas following his graduation from high school.
Hugh held a Certificate of Commerce and Finance from Rockhurst College and a Juris Doctor from the University of Missouri Law School at Kansas City. For 15 years he was an evening instructor at Rockhurst College and the American Institute of Banking.
Brother McLaughlin was admitted to the Missouri Bar in 1937, He was a former Government Appeal Agent, Selective Service Staff Counsel,
His hobbies included collecting and restoring old clocks, fishing and public speaking,
He was a Past Master of East Gate Lodge No 630, Past President of East Gate Masonci Building Company, East Gate Travelers Club, Missouri Lodge of Research, Scottish Rite, Valley of Kansas City, East Gate York Rite Bodies, Order of the Eastern Star, Ararat Shrine and President of the Board of Directors of the Masonic Home of Missouri in 1971-1972
W. Hugh McLaughlin