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consultant , State commissioner

David Lee Chewning, American state commissioner, management and public affairs consultant. Decorated Bronze Star.


Chewning, David Lee was born on May 17, 1920 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Lawrence Harris and Anna Louise (Miller) Chewning.


Bachelor, Emory University, 1941.


Merchandise controller manager Rich's, Inc., Atlanta, 1946—1950. Task force director 2d Hoover Commission, 1953—1954. Senior official United States Department Defense, Washington, 1954—1958, 1961.

Senior associate Robert R. Nathan Associates, 1959—1973. Vice president, treasurer National Rural Center, 1975—1982. Adviser governments Myanmar, 1958—1959, Puerto Rico, 1959—1961, Trust Terrace United Nations, 1967—1973.

Served with Air Corps United States Army, 1942-1946, served to major United States Air Force, 1951-1953.


National director operation support Democratic National Committee, 1963—1967. Trustee ex-officio Winthrop Rockefeller Rural Service Awards, 1979—1982. Vice chairman Virginia Governor's Commission on Child Support, since 1985.

Member Fairfax County Democratic Committee, 1983—1987. Board directors, treasurer board directors, treasurer Micronesia Institute, Washington, since 1986. Member of University Washington Club, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Sigma Delta Chi.


Married Joanne Raciappa, September 1959. Children: David Lee(deceased), John Mercer.

Lawrence Harris Chewning

Anna Louise (Miller) Chewning

Joanne Raciappa

David Lee Chewning (deceased)

John Mercer Chewning