Frank C. Hughes

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Frank C. Hughes
Pope of the Bad Lands
Born Frank Charles Hughes
14 August 1882(1882-08-14) [1]
Yankton, South Dakota
Died 5 May 1961 (78) [2]
Boothbay Harbor, Maine
Nationality American
Workplace(s) Glendive Heat, Light and Power
Affiliations Elks

Frank Charles Hughes (August 14, 1882 - May 5, 1961) was an American engineer, municipal court judge (presiding in Glendive, Montana), public utility manager, and, after his retirement to Maine in 1936, an atheist activist and writer, self-described as the "Pope of the Bad Lands" and "Temporal Emissary of Satan."

Selected Bibliography

  • Hughes, Frank C. (1940), Hell and Amen: the Voice of the Badlands, Boothbay Harbor, Maine: Boothbay Register Press 
  • Hughes, Frank C. (1941), An Audit of the First Five Books of the Bible, Squirrel Island, Maine: F. C. Hughes 
  • Hughes, Frank C. (1953), Letters and Essays of a Pope by His Holiness Frank C. Hughes, Pope of the Bad Lands, Specialist in Politics, Religion, Legal Affairs, Oil Wells, Contract Bridge, Blood Pressure, Weight Reduction for Fat Women, and Stove Repairs, Squirrel Island, Maine: Frank C. Hughes