Bob Hughes was born in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1944 and grew up in Lancaster, Pa. He graduated from Manheim Township High School in 1963 where he was on the swimming and golf teams. In 1967, he received a degree in general social science from Villanova University and was a member of the Lambda Kappa Delta fraternity. In 1971, he received a D.D.S. Degree from Georgetown University School of Dentistry. He then opened a dental practice in Stamford, Conn. and recently retired. Bob and his wife Alison live in Darien and have two children and five grandchildren. He is a member of the Country Club of Darien, the Darien Boat Club, the Darien YMCA, the American Dental Association, The Connecticut State Dental Association and the Stamford Dental Association. Bob enjoys skiing, golf, boating, fishing, biking and travel.