Lester Knox Little

(March 20, 1892 — October 27, 1981). The last foreign, and only American, Inspector General of the Chinese Maritime Customs Service. His period of service straddled the Republic of China on the mainland and its subsequent flight and reestablishment on the island of Taiwan.

February 24, 1950

Had all three meals in the hotel for about the first time. The food here get very monotonous. Wrote several letters.