FOREIGN SERVICE: Portfolios Full

Back on his White House job President Roosevelt last week filled his fifteenth and last ambassadorship when he appointed Henry Hulme ("Hal") Sevier of Corpus Christi, Tex., to represent him in Chile* Born 55 years ago in Tennessee. Ambassador Sevier was transplanted to Texas in early youth, worked as a cowboy, sat in the State Legislature at 21, published a newspaper at Austin. Today "Hal" Sevier is tall, greying, courtly.

Only two U. S. Ambassadors still hold over from the Hoover Administration. They are Joseph Clark Grew in Japan. Fred Morris Dearing...

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