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Lawyer , international executive.

Charles Henry Lee, Chilean lawyer, international executive. Decorated commander Order al Merito (Chile).


Lee, Charles Henry was born on June 28, 1909 in Santiago, Chile. Son of Charles Henry and Ellen Scott (Wilson) Lee.


Student Columbia, 1927-1928. Bachelor of Philosophy cum laude, Georgetown University, 1931. Postgraduate George Washington, Columbia, 1932-1933.

Bachelor of Laws, Fordham University, 1937.


Assistant to arbitrator Guatemala-Honduras Boundary Arbitration Tribunal, Washington, 1931-1933. Admitted to New York bar, 1938, District of Columbia Bar, 1946. Private practice, New York City, 1937-1941.

Attorney Coordinator Inter-American Affairs, Washington, 1941. Attorney Texas Company. New York City, 1941-1946.

Special assistant to assistant secretary state Inter-American affairs Department State, Washington, 1946-1947. Managing director E.R. Squibb & Sons Argentina, Buenos Aires, 1947-1949. Assistant vice president, assistant to president E.R. Squibb & Sons, New York.

Director Brazilian subsidiary, 1949-1956. Managing director international practice McKinsey & Company, management consultant, New York City, 1956-1958. Managing partner Lee, Altieri, Sisto & Associates, management consultant, Mexico City, 1958-1961.

Partner Rado & Lee, attys., New York City, 1958-1961. Director United States Economics Mission to Chile, Santiago, 1961-1964. Vice president, Chairman of the Board Hooker Mexicana S.A. de Curriculum Vitae, vice president Hooker International Corporation, 1972-1982.

Partner Sintemex.


Member Council on Foreign Relations New York, 1951-1982. Member of faculty Catholic U. Chile. With Inter-American Defense Board, Washington, 1942.

Member American Chamber of Commerce Mexico (director, past president, chairman business advisory council), American Chamber of Mexico, Association American Chambers Commerce Latin American (vice president), Mexican Academy History and Geography, American Bar Association (past secretary, chairman Latin American law committee), Association Bar City New York, Pan American Society United States. Clubs: University (Washington, New York City and Mexico City).


Married Lulu Vargas-Vila, August 20, 1938. Children: Patricia Ellen (Mistress.

Charles Henry Lee

Ellen Scott (Wilson) Lee

Lulu Vargas-Vila

Patricia Ellen (Mrs Lee