Anthony Marc Lewis, 76, a retired CIA official who specialized in Latin America and Western Europe, died of pneumonia on June 15 at Holy Cross Hospital.
Dr. Lewis, who lived in Silver Spring, was born in Boston. He graduated from Boston College and received a doctorate in American constitutional history at the University of Michigan.
He was on the faculty of the University of Detroit before moving to the Washington area and joining the Office of Strategic Services, the predecessor of the CIA, in 1946.
His assignments at the CIA included foreign affairs analyst, chief of the French desk, branch chief of Common Market countries and deputy chief of the language and area schools. He retired in 1973 and received a Distinguished Service Award.
In retirement, Dr. Lewis was a CIA consultant on international communication. He had taught courses and given lectures at the Defense Intelligence School and written a handbook for attaches and their families. He had written articles for professional and scholarly journals.
He was a founder of the Interagency Roundtable and a member of the Society for Intercultural Training and Education and the American Society for Training and Development.
He was a former secretary of the Silver Spring Rotary Club and a member of the Holy Name Society at St. Bernadette's Catholic Church in Silver Spring.
Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Catherine Lewis of Silver Spring.