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Mr. Lewis J. Huested of the Division of Charts will retire on June 30 after 30 years and 11 months of Government service.

Mr. 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.

In: “The Buzzard,” Vol. 18, No. 26, pp. 3-4. June 27, 1950.

Publication of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), NOAA Central Library.

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