Richard Franklin "Dick" Dudley

Inducted: 1987

RICHARD FRANKLIN “DICK” DUDLEY (1905-1978) demonstrated the importance of good journalism to a small community during the 35 years, 1934-69, in which he published the Hollis Daily News. His column, “Across The Desk,” served as a vehicle to promote business, industry and agriculture in his community. Dudley was a leader in civic, church and youth activities and is remembered by many veterans for his encouraging letters to them during World War II.