Clarence Bussey Hewes Edit Profile
Preparatory education, Dixon Academy, Covington, Louisiana. Bachelor of Laws, University of Virginia, 1914. Bachelor of Laws in Civil Law, Tulane University, 1915.
Admitted to Louisiana bar, 1915. Practiced in District of Columbia, 1916-1917. Private secretary to Interstate Commerce commissioner, 1917-1918.
Appointed secretary of embassy or legation of Class IV, 1919, and detailed to Western European div. of unites states department of State. Secretary of Legation and charge d’affaires ad interim to Panama, 1919-1920. Promoted to Class III, 1920.
2d secretary of Legation, The Hague, 1920-1922. Secretary of Legation and charge d’affaires ad interim, San Jose, Costa Rica, 1922, San Salvador, 1922-1923, Guatemala, 1923-1924. Promoted to Class II, 1924, and appointed a Foreign Service officer of Class IV.
1st secretary of Legation, Peking, 1924-1930. President Administrative communications of Diplomatic Quarter, Peking, 1927-1930. Promoted to Class III, 1930.
1st secretary of Embassy, Berlin, 1930-1932, Riga, 1932-1933. Charge d’affaires ad interim to Latvia, 1933. Resigned, 1933. First alternate delegate (District of Columbia).
Republican National Convention, 1948. Alternate delegate, 1952. Republican State Committee of District of Columbia, since 1952, vice chairman, since 1960.
Fellow of American Geographic Society. Member Order of Founders and Patriots, S.A.R., Sons of the Republican of Texas, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Clubs: Metropolitan, Sulgrave, Capitol Hill, Dacor House (Washington).