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Winston Lord (born August 14, 1937) is a United States diplomat and leader of non-governmental foreign policy organizations. He served as Special Assistant to the National Security Advisor (1970-1973...

3/22/2017 Today

David Melech Friedman (born c. 1959) is an American bankruptcy lawyer. In December 2016, he was identified as President Donald Trump's choice for United States Ambassador to Israel. Early life and ...

1/31/2017 Yesterday

John Lloyd Stephens MP (1805 - 1852)

John Lloyd Stephens (November 28, 1805 – October 13, 1852) was an American explorer, writer, and diplomat. Stephens was a pivotal figure in the rediscovery of Maya civilization throughout Middle Amer...

3/15/2017 3/15/2017

Jacob Gould Schurman MP (1854 - 1942)

Jacob Gould Schurman was a Canadian-born educator and diplomat, who served as President of Cornell University and United States Ambassador to Germany. Reference: Ancestry Records - SmartCopy : Mar ...

3/5/2017 3/5/2017

Aaron Augustus Sargent (September 28, 1827 – August 14, 1887) was an American journalist, lawyer, politician and diplomat. He was sometimes called the "Senator for the Southern Pacific Railroad". ...

4/9/2012 2/28/2017

James Andrew McKenzie, (uncle of John McKenzie Moss), a Representative from Kentucky; born in Bennettstown, Christian County, Ky., August 1, 1840; attended the common schools of Christian County and ...

2/2/2017 2/2/2017

Francis Rooney, a Representative from Florida; born in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla., December 4, 1953; graduated from Georgetown Preparatory School, North Bethesda, Md., 1971; A.B., Georgetown Universi...

1/25/2017 1/26/2017

Thomas Alfred "Tom" Shannon Jr. (born 1958) is an American diplomat who is currently the acting United States Secretary of State until the confirmation of U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee, Rex T...

1/25/2017 1/25/2017

Nikki Haley (born Nimrata "Nikki" Randhawa; January 20, 1972) is an American politician who served as the 116th Governor of South Carolina from 2011 until she was confirmed as the US Ambassador to th...

11/23/2016 1/24/2017

William Burnet Kinney MP (1799 - 1880)

William Burnet Kinney (1799-1880) was an American politician and diplomat. His grandfather, Sir Thomas Kinney, came to the United States from England before the Revolution to explore the mineral re...

12/16/2009 12/9/2016

John Robert Bolton (born November 20, 1948) is an American lawyer and diplomat who has served in several Republican administrations. Bolton served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations from Au...

1/25/2011 11/15/2016

Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad (Pashto: زلمی خلیلزاد Zalmay Khalīlzād; born March 22, 1951) is a former American diplomat and a counselor at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and pre...

11/14/2016 11/15/2016

) Cassius Marcellus Clay (October 19, 1810 – July 22, 1903), nicknamed "The Lion of White Hall", was an emancipationist from Madison County, Kentucky, United States. He was a cousin of Henry Clay and...

1/5/2008 11/4/2016

Samuel Shellabarger, a Representative from Ohio; born near Enon, Clark County, Ohio, on December 10, 1817; attended the county schools and was graduated from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, in 1841; ...

10/22/2016 10/22/2016

John J. Louis Jr. MP (1925 - 1995)

John Jeffry Louis Jr. (June 10, 1925 – February 15, 1995) was an American businessman and diplomat. He served as the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Early life John J. Louis Jr., ...

10/2/2016 10/2/2016

former US Ambassador to China; former Governor of Washington, Secretary of Commerce.

6/4/2011 9/27/2016

J. Leighton Stuart MP (1876 - 1962)

10/23/2014 9/27/2016

Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace (USA), 11th Terr. Gov. of New Mexico MP (1827 - 1905)

"Lew", "Ben-Hur author", ""Savior of Cincinnati""

Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Lewis "Lew" Wallace (April 10, 1827 – February 15, 1905) was a lawyer, governor, Union general in the American Civil War, American statesman and author, best remember...

12/26/2010 9/22/2016

Robert James "Jim" Nicholson (born February 4, 1938) is an attorney, real estate developer, and a former Republican Party chairman. He was the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs from January...

9/20/2016 9/21/2016

Arthur Frank Burns MP (1904 - 1987)

Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jul 1 2016, 1:18:29 UTC Arthur Frank Burns (August 27, 1904 – June 26, 1987) was an American economist. His career alternated between academia and g...

1/21/2014 9/15/2016

Boaz Walton Long MP (1876 - 1962)

9/13/2016 9/13/2016

William Tapley Bennett, Jr. MP (1917 - 1994)

. William Tapley Bennett Jr. (April 1, 1917 – November 29, 1994) was an American diplomat who served as Ambassador to the Dominican Republic during the 1965 civil war and who recommended that Preside...

9/8/2016 9/8/2016

Susan Elizabeth Rice (born November 17, 1964) is currently serving as the 24th United States National Security Advisor. She was formerly a U.S. diplomat, Brookings Institution fellow, and U.S. ambass...

3/31/2009 9/6/2016

Powell Clayton (August 7, 1833 – August 25, 1914) was an engineer, a Union Army general in the American Civil War, the first Reconstruction Governor of the State of Arkansas, and Ambassador to Mexico...

6/14/2007 9/3/2016

Donald Sternoff "Don" Beyer, Jr. (born June 20, 1950) is an American businessman, diplomat and Democratic Party politician who has served as the United States Representative for Virginia's 8th congre...

11/11/2007 9/2/2016

Rep. Anson Burlingame (R-MA) MP (1820 - 1870)

Brief account of his life and career from Harper’s Weekly, May 30, 1868, pages 344-346 (Illustrated Article) He was born in New Berlin, New York, November 14, 1822. His father moved to the "Western...

8/12/2008 8/31/2016

Jehu was a member of Congress from Pennsylvania and was U.S. Minister to Austria in 1858-1862.

3/20/2009 8/31/2016

Sidney Williams (born March 3, 1942) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Cleveland Browns, Washington Redskins, Baltimore Colts, and the Pittsburgh ...

8/27/2016 8/27/2016

Henry Prather Fletcher, Esq MP (1873 - 1959)

United States Ambassador to Chile, 1914; United States Ambassador to Mexico, 1916; United States Ambassador to Belgium, 1922; United States Ambassador to Italy, 1924; Chairman of the Republican Natio...

11/2/2015 8/20/2016

Thomas Ogden Osborn (August 11, 1832 – March 27, 1904) was an American lawyer, soldier, and diplomat who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was also the U.S. Mini...

10/10/2010 8/19/2016

Laurits Selmer Swenson MP (1865 - 1947)

Laurits S. Swenson (June 12, 1865–November 4, 1947) was an American diplomat who served as Ambassador to Norway, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Denmark.

8/15/2009 8/5/2016

Rasmus Bjørn Anderson MP (1846 - 1936)

"Rasmus Bjørn Anderson"

Norway in America Bibliographic Collections by Thor M Andersen American Institute University of Oslo (1982) Rasmus B Anderson Collections page 44-50. From "Find A Grave": From Store Norske Leksik...

8/21/2008 8/5/2016

George Helm Yeaman MP (1829 - 1908)

George Helm Yeaman (November 1, 1829 – February 23, 1908) was a U.S. Representative from Kentucky. Early life and education Yeaman was born in Hardin County, Kentucky, the son of Lucretia Sneed (...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Hon. John Lothrop Motley MP (1814 - 1877)

held the office of U.S. Minister to the Austrian Empire. He was a U.S. historian Biographical Summary Motley, John Lothrop . 15/04/1814-29/05/1877. Ref: 1112. Male. * Place of Birth: Dorc...

3/5/2009 8/5/2016

Norman B. Judd MP (1815 - 1878)

Norman Buel Judd (January 10, 1815 – November 11, 1878) was a U.S. Representative from Illinois, and the grandfather of U.S. Representative Norman Judd Gould of New York. Born in Rome, New York, Ju...

10/7/2009 8/5/2016

James Shepherd Pike MP (1811 - 1882)

James Shepherd Pike (September 8, 1811 - November 29, 1882) was an American journalist. Biography He was born in Calais, Maine, was a journalist in the United States during the mid 19th century...

8/5/2016 8/5/2016

Richard Francis "Dick" Kneip (January 7, 1933 – March 9, 1987) was the 25th Governor of the U.S. state of South Dakota from 1971 until 1978. He was a member of the Democratic Party and the first Cath...

7/21/2011 7/28/2016

) James A. Knight (born 1948) is the United States Ambassador to Chad, having been confirmed on May 23, 2013. He previously served as ambassador to Benin from 2009 to 2012. He speaks French and Portu...

7/2/2016 7/4/2016

Col. Hoffman was a lawyer by profession and was graduated from Harvard University with the class of '41. He served all through the civil war and was wounded at Port Hudson. In June 1866, he resigned ...

6/28/2016 6/28/2016
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Frank Coombs, U.S. Congress MP (1853 - 1934)

Frank Leslie Coombs, a Representative from California; born in Napa, Napa County, Calif., December 27, 1853; attended the public schools in California; attended the Dorchester High School, Boston, Ma...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Edwin Hurd Conger (March 7, 1843 – May 18, 1907) was an American Civil War soldier, lawyer, banker, Iowa congressman, and United States diplomat. As the United States' minister to China during the Bo...

8/27/2011 6/26/2016

Thomas Larkin Thompson , (son of Robert Augustine Thompson), a Representative from California; born in Charleston, Va. (now West Virginia), May 31, 1838; attended the common schools and Buffalo Acade...

6/26/2016 6/26/2016

Robert Underwood Johnson MP (1853 - 1937)

Robert Underwood Johnson (January 12, 1853 – October 14, 1937) was a U.S. writer and diplomat. His wife was Katharine Johnson.

2/27/2016 6/25/2016

Horace Newton Allen MP (1858 - 1932)

Horace Newton Allen (1858–1932) was a Protestant medical missionary and a diplomat from the United States to Korea at the end of the Joseon Dynasty. Biography He was born in Delaware, Ohio on Apr...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Henry Wheaton MP (1785 - 1848)

Henry Wheaton (November 27, 1785 – March 11, 1848) was a United States lawyer, jurist and diplomat. He was the third reporter of decisions for the United States Supreme Court, first U.S. minister to ...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

Robert Hewson Pruyn, Hon. MP (1815 - 1882)

Robert Hewson Pruyn (February 14, 1815 – February 26, 1882) was an American lawyer, militia general, diplomat, and politician from Albany, New York.

2/18/2009 6/24/2016

Philip Young MP (1910 - 1987)

Philip Young (May 9, 1910 – January 15, 1987) was an American government official and diplomat who served as United States Ambassador to the Netherlands. )

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Luther Franklin McKinney (April 25, 1841 – July 30, 1922) was a U.S. Representative from New Hampshire. Born in Newark, Ohio, McKinney attended common and private schools. He taught school for a whil...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Henry Serrano Villard MP (1900 - 1996)

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6/15/2013 6/21/2016

James M. Birney, III MP (1817 - 1888)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via father James Gillespie Birney by SmartCopy : Nov 10 2014, 5:59:47 UTC

7/12/2009 6/14/2016

Hon. Perry Belmont MP (1851 - 1947)

Perry Belmont (December 28, 1851 – May 25, 1947) was an American politician and diplomat. Biography He was born in New York City, the son of August Belmont. His brothers were Oliver Hazard Perry Be...

4/25/2009 6/7/2016

Kingman Brewster, Jr. MP (1919 - 1988)

Kingman Brewster, Jr., (June 17, 1919 – November 8, 1988) was an educator, president of Yale University, and American diplomat. He was a direct lineal descendant of Elder William Brewster, (c. 1567...

8/1/2010 6/2/2016

Alexander Keith McClung MP (1811 - 1855)

Alexander McClung, a lawyer, served as a lieutenant colonel with the Mississippi Rifles in the Mexican War. He also served as a diplomat to Bolivia from 1848 to 1851. McClung was a famed duelist, and...

5/5/2009 5/26/2016

Powhatan Ellis, U.S. Senator MP (1790 - 1863)

Powhatan Ellis (January 17, 1790 – March 18, 1863) was a United States Senator from Mississippi and a United States federal judge. Born at "Red Hill" in Amherst County, Virginia, he graduated f...

9/25/2008 5/25/2016

Alexander Mosby Clayton MP (1801 - 1889)

Alexander Mosby Clayton (January 15, 1801 – September 30, 1889) was a prominent Confederate politician. He was born in Campbell County, Virginia and later moved to Arkansas where he served on the Ter...

9/20/2012 5/25/2016

Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. MP (1884 - 1961)

. Herbert Claiborne Pell, Jr. (February 16, 1884 – July 17, 1961) was a United States Representative from New York, U.S. Minister to Portugal, U.S. Minister to Hungary, and an instigator and member o...

5/6/2008 5/25/2016
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William Dodd MP (1869 - 1940)

) William Edward Dodd (October 21, 1869 near Clayton, North Carolina – February 9, 1940 near Round Hill, Virginia) was an American historian, author and diplomat. A liberal Democrat, he served as the...

5/20/2016 5/20/2016

George Wilkins Guthrie MP (1848 - 1917)

Mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1906-1909, and Ambassador to Japan, 1913-1917. George Wilkins Guthrie was born in Pittsburgh on September 5, 1848 to John B. Guthrie and Catherine Murray Guthrie....

10/14/2015 5/14/2016

John L. Stevens MP (1820 - 1895)

John Leavitt Stevens (August 1, 1820 – February 8, 1895) was the United States Minister to the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1893 when he was accused of conspiring to overthrow Queen Liliuokalani in associati...

5/13/2016 5/13/2016

Citation Under fire of the enemy, successfully destroyed a valuable train that had been abandoned and prevented it from falling into the hands of the enemy. Martin Thomas McMahon (March 21, 183...

12/12/2012 5/13/2016

Charles A. Washburn MP (1822 - 1889)

Charles Ames Washburn (1822 – 1889), also known as C. A. Washburn, was born in Livermore, Maine. He was the son of Israel Washburn Sr.; nephew of Reuel Washburn; brother of Israel, Jr., Elihu Benjami...

6/5/2008 5/13/2016

Loy Wesley Henderson MP (1892 - 1986)

Loy Wesley Henderson (June 28, 1892 – March 24, 1986) was a United States Foreign Service Officer and diplomat.

6/24/2009 5/10/2016

John Moncure Daniel III MP (1825 - 1865)

Was a newspaper editor for the Richmond Examiner. Was appointed minister to Sardinia in 1853. He served on the staff of General A.P. Hill during the Civil War. Peter Bridges wrote a biography of John M...

8/18/2009 5/10/2016

Ioannis Negropontes MP

"Hon. John Dimitri Negroponte"

John Dimitri Negroponte ( /ˌnɛɡroʊˈpɒnti/; born July 21, 1939) is an American diplomat. He is currently a research fellow and lecturer in international affairs at Yale University's Jackson Institut...

5/12/2008 5/1/2016

Julius White (September 23, 1816 – May 12, 1890) was a brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, as well as a postbellum diplomat.

5/1/2016 5/1/2016

Col Clark E Carr is Dead PEORIA, March 1 -- Col Clark E Carr of Galesburg, formerly United States Minister to Denmark, died at a sanitarium last night. He was 83 years old. Source: Boston Evening G...

12/5/2014 5/1/2016

Thomas Henry Nelson MP (1824 - 1896)

Diplomat, politician, attorney. He studied law in Maysville, Kentucky, and later relocated to Indiana, where he practiced in Terre Haute. Nelson was a leader of the Whig party and in the 1850s was a ...

4/28/2016 4/28/2016
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Lieut. Gen. James M. Gavin MP (1907 - 1990)

"Jumpin Jim"

James Maurice "Jumpin' Jim" Gavin (March 22, 1907 – February 23, 1990) was a senior officer of the United States Army, with the rank of lieutenant general, who was the third commander of the 82nd Airbo...

4/3/2007 4/4/2016

Charles Hammerman Rivkin (born 1962) is the current Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs. Confirmed by the U.S. Senate on February 12, 2014, Rivkin assumed office the follow...

9/27/2011 3/20/2016

James Biddle Eustis (August 27, 1834 – September 9, 1899) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. Biography Born in New Orleans, he was the son of George Eustis (1796–1858) and Clarice Al...

1/29/2012 3/20/2016

Frederic Courtland Penfield MP (1855 - 1922)

Frederic Courtland Penfield (April 23, 1855 – June 19, 1922) was an American diplomat who served in London, Cairo, and as U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary. Frederic Penfield was born in Connectic...

3/18/2016 3/20/2016

Andrew W. Mellon, US Secretary of the Treasury MP (1855 - 1937)

"Andrew W. Mellon"

Andrew William Mellon was an American banker, industrialist, philanthropist, art collector and Secretary of the Treasury from March 4, 1921 until February 12, 1932. He joined his father's banking h...

5/29/2007 3/20/2016

Robert Douglas Coe MP (1902 - 1985)

"Bob"

A career diplomat, Robert Douglas Coe was the U.S. ambassador to Denmark from 1953 to 1957. He was born on February 27, 1902, the second son of William Robertson Coe and Mai Huttleston Rogers Coe. He...

10/5/2011 3/15/2016

Edward Burd Grubb, Jr. MP (1841 - 1913)

"Brevet Brig. Gen."

Edward served in the US Army during the War Between the States in 1860. He entered the Army as a 2nd LT, served in the Army of the Potoma, rising through the ranks to that of Col, Commander of a Brigad...

12/5/2008 3/14/2016

Daniel Edgar Sickles (October 20, 1819 – May 3, 1914) was a colorful and controversial American politician, Union general in the American Civil War, and diplomat. As an antebellum New York politici...

4/21/2011 3/14/2016

Ann Wagner, a Representative from Missouri; born in St. Louis, Mo., September 13, 1962; B.S.B.A., University of Missouri, Columbia, Mo., 1984; businesswoman; chair, Missouri Republican Party, 1999-20...

3/4/2016 3/4/2016

Lewis Williams Douglas, a Representative from Arizona; born in Bisbee, Cochise County, Ariz., July 2, 1894; attended the public schools and Montclair (N.J.) Academy; was graduated from Amherst (Mass....

2/23/2016 2/23/2016

Christopher Van Hollen MP (1922 - 2013)

Christopher Van Hollen Sr. (September 23, 1922 – January 30, 2013) was an American member of the United States Foreign Service who served as the United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka and the Maldives...

6/1/2010 1/26/2016

Edward Savage Crocker, II MP (1895 - 1968)

U.S. Ambassador to Iraq. He was appointed in 1948 and served from 1949 to 1952.

5/16/2015 1/22/2016

Clifton Rodes Breckinridge (November 22, 1846 – December 3, 1932) was a Democratic alderman, congressman, diplomat, businessman and veteran of the Confederate Army and Navy. He was a member of the pr...

10/3/2007 1/7/2016

Richard Rush (August 29, 1780 – July 30, 1859) was United States Attorney General under James Madison and United States Secretary of the Treasury under John Quincy Adams as well as John Quincy Adams ...

11/24/2008 1/3/2016

Carol Laise MP (1917 - 1991)

"Carol Laise"

Carol Laise (November 14, 1917 – July 25, 1991) was an American civil servant, ambassador to Nepal and the first female Assistant Secretary of State.

12/29/2015 12/29/2015

Ellsworth F. Bunker MP (1894 - 1984)

Ellsworth F. Bunker (May 11, 1894[1] – September 27, 1984) was an American businessman and diplomat (including being the ambassador to Argentina, Italy, India, and Nepal). He maybe best known for bei...

3/15/2012 12/29/2015

Robert Barnwell Roosevelt MP (1829 - 1906)

Robert Barnwell Roosevelt, also known as Robert Barnhill Roosevelt (August 7, 1829 – June 14, 1906), was a sportsman, author and United States Congressman from New York (1871–1873). Life He w...

6/27/2007 12/28/2015

Shelby Cullom Davis MP (1909 - 1994)

Shelby Cullom Davis (April 1, 1909 – May 26, 1994) was an American investment banker, philanthropist, and former United States Ambassador to Switzerland hailing from the state of New York. He served ...

4/6/2011 12/24/2015

Robert Dale Owen MP (1801 - 1877)

Newpaper editor 1825; Indiana Legislature 1836-1838;US House of Representatives 1843- 1847, introduced the bill to establish the Smithsonian Institution; Diplomat charge d' affairs 1853- 1858 Naples, I...

8/19/2007 12/15/2015

Henry Clay Ide MP (1844 - 1921)

Henry Clay Ide (September 18, 1844 – June 13, 1921) was a U.S. judge, colonial commissioner, ambassador, and Governor-General of the Philippines.

12/13/2015 12/13/2015

Adm. Jerauld Wright (USN) MP (1898 - 1995)

Jerauld Wright was born in 1898, and graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1918. He was appointed Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to China May 3, 1963. He served in that position from...

12/5/2015 12/5/2015

Dorence Atwater MP (1845 - 1910)

Dorence Atwater (February 3, 1845 – November 26, 1910) was a Union Army soldier, merchant, entrepreneur, and United States Consul to Tahiti. He was born and raised in Terryville, Connecticut, the thi...

10/15/2012 11/29/2015

David Manker Abshire MP (1926 - 2014)

David Manker Abshire (April 11, 1926 – October 31, 2014) served as a Special Counselor to President Reagan and was the U.S. Ambassador to NATO from 1983–87. Abshire presided over the Center for the S...

10/2/2015 11/24/2015

Pete Jarman, U.S. Congress MP (1892 - 1955)

Peterson Bryant (Pete) Jarman, a Representative from Alabama; born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., on October 31, 1892; attended the public schools, the Normal College, Livingston, Ala., and Southe...

11/18/2015 11/18/2015

Brutus Junius Clay MP (1847 - 1932)

Brutus Junius Clay II (February 20, 1847 – June 2, 1932) was an American businessman, political figure and diplomat.

6/5/2009 11/15/2015

. Armistead Inge Selden, Jr., a Representative from Alabama; born in Greensboro, Hale County, Ala., February 20, 1921; attended the public schools; graduated from Greensboro High School in 1938 and f...

1/1/2015 11/14/2015

Nicholas Platt (born March 10, 1936) is an American diplomat who served as U.S. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Pakistan, Philippines, Zambia, and as a high level diplomat in Canada, Ch...

11/1/2008 10/30/2015

Benjamin Glover Shields, a Representative from Alabama; born in Abbeville, S.C., in 1808; moved with his father to Clarke County, Ala.; resided in Demopolis, Marengo County, Ala.; completed preparato...

10/17/2015 10/17/2015

Wakefield Gale Frye MP (1826 - 1893)

Wakefield Gale Frye, an attorney in both Rockland and Belfast was appointed to the post of U.S. Consul General in Halifax, Nova Scotia on two non-consecutive occasions. Born in Montville, Maine on De...

9/7/2012 9/10/2015

Carol Moseley Brown, a Senator from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., August 16, 1947; educated in Chicago public schools; graduated, University of Illinois 1969; graduated, University of Chicago Scho...

8/31/2015 9/1/2015