Thomas L. Hughes

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Thomas Lowe Hughes (born December 11, 1925) was Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations. From 1971 he was President of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He was also counsel to Minnesota Senator Hubert Humphrey (1955-1958).[1]

Born in Mankato, Minnesota, Hughes was educated at Carleton College, Minnesota, Oxford University, as a Rhodes Scholar, and Yale Law School, graduating in 1952.[2]


  1. ^ Thomas Lowe Hughes and Family Papers
  2. ^ "Carnegie Peace Center Picks Head". The New York Times. November 25, 1970. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Roger Hilsman
Director of the Bureau of Intelligence and Research
April 28, 1963 – August 25, 1969
Succeeded by
Ray S. Cline