Divie Bethune Mccartee
Divie Bethune Mccartee, American missionary, diplomat, educator.
Mccartee, Divie Bethune was born on January 13, 1820 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert and Jessie (Bethune) Mccartee.
Attended Columbia; Doctor of Medicine, University Pennsylvania, 1840.
Appointed missionary to China by Presbyterian Board, 1843. Founded, ran mission in Ningpo, China, 1844-1862, also American consul, Ningpo, 1857. Vice consul, Chefoo, Japan, 1862-1865.
Became interpreter to consul staff, Shanghai, China, 1872. Professor of law and science Tokyo Imperial U., 1872-1877, also curator Botanical Gardens. Became secretary to Chinese legation in Japan, 1877.
Counselor to Japanese legation, Washington, District of Columbia, 1885-1887.