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Carl M. Lougee

May 8, 1910 – June 2, 1969

The Hampton Union, June 5, 1969

Memorial services were held today from the First Congregational Church for Carl M. Lougee, 59, who died at Exeter Hospital on Monday.

One of Hampton’s most prominent citizens, Mr. Lougee was active in business, as well as town and state affairs.

He graduated Boston University with a degree in economics and business administration, and was for ten years the territorial sales manager for Talon, Inc., of Meadville, Pa. For seven years he was the general sales manager of Morley Company in Portsmouth, and for two years, he served as the general sales manager of the Derry Company in Newton, Mass.

Mr. Lougee was co-founder and former president of the New Hampshire Profiles, president of Yankee Trader, Inc., of Hampton and president of the Hampton National Bank.

He entered politics in 1957, serving for two years as a representative in the New Hampshire Legislature.

He was a member of the Hampton Municipal Budget Committee, serving as chairman for four years, and the Hampton Zoning Board of Adjustment, six years as chairman.

He was a member of the Winnacunnet High School Board of Education for two years, chairman of the Rockingham County Republican Finance Committee for five years, trustee of the N.H. Congregational Christian Church Board for three years, member of the First Congregational Church of Hampton, chairman of the Board of Wardens of the church for five years, a member of the board for nine years and church moderator. Mr. Lougee was a former chairman of the Hampton Municipal Development Authority, a member of the New Hampshire State Port Authority, former vice-president of the Kingswood Golf Club in Wolfeboro, and former president of the Lake Wentworth Association in Wolfeboro.

He was a life member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity and the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, and a member of the Society of the Mayflower Descendants, the “Gentlemen of the Council” Society of Colonial Wars and the Warwick Club of Portsmouth.

For two years, he served as president of the Portsmouth Board of Realtors, and was also a director for two years of the New Hampshire State Association of Realtors.

Mr. Lougee lived at 22 Exeter Road with his wife Gertrude (Nelson) Lougee.

He also leaves a son, Barry N. of Hampton; a brother, Robert W. of Storrs, Conn., and five grandchildren.

Following the memorial service, burial was in the High Street Cemetery.

The Sturgis Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

[See also, Obituary of Gertrude N. Lougee, and Hampton Mother Turns Artist With Professional Results]

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