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Hugh Latimer Burleson, II Edit Profile

Foreign service officer , translator

Hugh Latimer Burleson, II was American foreign service officer, translator.

Background

II, Hugh Latimer Burleson, was born on January 2, 1927 in Springfield, South Dakota, United States. Son of John Keble Senior and Gwendolen English Burleson.

Education

Bachelor with highest honors, University California, Berkeley, 1954. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1956. Certified, United States Army War College, 1973.

Career

Foreign service officer United States Information Agency, Washington, 1956-1987. Adjunct professor Spokane (Washington) Falls Community College, 1991-1992, Gonzaga University, Spokane, 1992-1993. President Spokane-Nishinomiya Sister City Society, 1992-1995.

Membership

Coordinator relief for Kobe earthquake victims in Nishinomiya, Spokane Sister Cities Association, 1995. Corporal United States Army, 1945-1946. Member Bellevue Sister City Association (vice president 1997-2000), Japanese-American Citizen's League (vice president Lake Washington chapter 1996-2000, president since 2000), Japan American Society Washington State, World Affairs Council Seattle (executive director 1981-1982), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music appreciation, writing, gardening, family activities.

Connections

Married Kimie Ina Burleson, August 21, 1947. Children: Ritsuko B. Geoghegan, Hugh L. III.

father:
John Keble Senior

mother:
Gwendolen English Burleson

spouse:
Kimie Ina Burleson

children:
Ritsuko B. Geoghegan II

Hugh L. III