Lewis J. Huested of the Division of Charts will
retire on June 30 after 30 years and 11 months of Government
Huested was born in Manton, Mich., on March 10, 1895. He served
with the 3rd U.S. Calvery (Army) for seven years and prior to
his employment with this Bureau, he was for 4 years a Lithographic
Artist with the Williams and Webb Company, Lithographers. He
entered on duty with the Coast and Geodetic Survey on April
12, 1926. Mr. Huested was a Lithographic Draftsman and Negative
Engraver for over 16 years, and during the recent war he was
promoted to Supervisor, Midnight Shift, Reproduction Branch.
After the war he was promoted to Assistant Chief, Lithographic
Chart Reviewing Section. Upon his retirement he takes with him
the personal satisfaction and pride, of having been a most dependable
and reliable employee.
Mr. Huested after retirement, expects to do more fishing and
hunting, but first he is going to build that home in Cumberland,
Md., he has been dreaming about for many years. He will be a
very busy man for some time, because he personally plans to
perform very possible phase of the work. For the present, he
will be residing at Cherry Hill Trailer Park, R.F.D. #1, Box
45, Berwyn, Md.
“The Buzzard,” Vol. 18, No. 26, pp. 3-4. June 27,