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) 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 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...

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 (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 (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...

6/25/2016 6/25/2016

Henry Wheaton (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. minis...

6/24/2016 6/24/2016

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 (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...

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Henry Serrano Villard (1900 - 1996)

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6/15/2013 6/21/2016

US Diplomat. Served as United States Minister to the Netherlands in 1876. Also served as Lieutenant Governor of Michigan in 1861, and Delegate to the Republican National Convention from Michigan in 187...

12/16/2014 6/14/2016

Hon. Perry Belmont (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 P...

4/25/2009 6/7/2016

Kingman Brewster, Jr. (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, (...

8/1/2010 6/2/2016

Alexander Keith McClung (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 (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 grad...

9/25/2008 5/25/2016

Alexander Mosby Clayton (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 ...

9/20/2012 5/25/2016

. 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 m...

5/6/2008 5/25/2016
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William Dodd (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...

5/20/2016 5/20/2016

George Wilkins Guthrie (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 (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 as...

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 (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 ...

6/5/2008 5/13/2016

Loy Wesley Henderson (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 (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

"Ioannis"

John Dimitri Negroponte ( /ˌnɛɡroʊˈpɒnti/; born July 21, 1939) is an American diplomat. He is currently a research fellow and lecturer in international affai...

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 (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 (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 82n...

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) ...

1/29/2012 3/20/2016

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 Co...

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 (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 p...

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 M...

6/1/2010 1/26/2016

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...

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...

11/24/2008 1/3/2016

Carol Laise (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 (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 ...

3/15/2012 12/29/2015

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). ...

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 ...

4/6/2011 12/24/2015

Robert Dale Owen (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 (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 (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, ...

10/15/2012 11/29/2015

David Manker Abshire (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 Ce...

10/2/2015 11/24/2015

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 (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

Samuel Henry Piles, a Senator from Washington; born near Smithland, Livingston County, Ky., December 28, 1858; attended private schools in Smithland, Ky.; studied law; admitted to the bar and commenc...

8/29/2015 8/29/2015

James Ralph Sasser, a Senator from Tennessee; born in Memphis, Shelby County, Tenn., September 30, 1936; attended the public schools of Nashville; attended the University of Tennessee 1954-1955; grad...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

Robert Charles Krueger, a Representative and a Senator from Texas; born in New Braunfels, Comal County, Tex., September 19, 1935; attended New Braunfels public schools; B.A., Southern Methodist Unive...

8/28/2015 8/28/2015

Laurie S. Fulton is an American attorney, diplomat and the former United States Ambassador to Denmark. She was sworn in on July 15, 2009, and presented her credentials to the Queen of Denmark on Augu...

8/27/2015 8/27/2015

Thomas Nelson Page (1853 - 1922)

Thomas Nelson Page (April 23, 1853 – November 1, 1922) was a lawyer and American writer. He also served as the U.S. ambassador to Italy under the administration of President Woodrow Wilson dur...

8/23/2015 8/23/2015

Robert Worth Bingham (1871 - 1937)

Robert Worth Bingham (November 8, 1871 – December 18, 1937) was a politician, judge, newspaper publisher and United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom. He attended the University of North...

8/21/2015 8/21/2015

Abbott Lawrence, LL. D (1792 - 1855)

Abbott Lawrence (December 16, 1792, Groton, Massachusetts – August 18, 1855) was a prominent American businessman, politician, and philanthropist. He founded Lawrence, Massachusetts. Born in G...

9/15/2008 8/20/2015

From wikipedia: children Catherine, Sophia, and Hanna Marie all died as infants. Abraham Alfonse Albert Gallatin ( January 29, 1761 – August 12, 1849) was a Swiss-American ethnologist, linguis...

5/25/2009 8/20/2015

John Randolph Clay (September 29, 1808 – August 15, 1885) was an American diplomat. Biography Clay was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1808, the second child of parents Joseph (1...

10/22/2012 8/20/2015

US Ambassador WIlliam Phillips ) "Phillips was born in Beverly, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard College in 1900 and graduated from Harvard Law School in 1903. His first political job was working a...

4/5/2010 8/19/2015

Selah Merrill (1837 - 1909)

Selah Merrill, (May 2, 1837 – January 22, 1909) was an American Congregationalist clergyman. He served as the American consul in Jerusalem. Biography Selah Merrill was born in Canton Cen...

8/18/2015 8/18/2015

Joseph Reed Ingersoll (1786 - 1868)

"Cicero of the American Bar"

Joseph Reed Ingersoll, the "Cicero of the American Bar," was the third son of the distinguished Jared Ingersoll. He graduated from Princeton College in 1804. He studied law with his father, was admit...

7/20/2015 8/16/2015

George Washington Campbell , a Representative and a Senator from Tennessee; born in the parish of Tongue, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, February 9, 1769; immigrated with his parents to North Carolina in 1...

9/13/2009 8/16/2015

Warren Robinson Austin (November 12, 1877 – December 25, 1962) was an American politician and statesman; among other roles, he served as Senator from Vermont. Born in Highgate Center in Fr...

12/31/2011 8/15/2015

Heman Allen, US Congress (1779 - 1852)

US Congressman, US Diplomat. Elected to represent Vermont in the United States House of Representatives, he served from 1817 to 1818. He also served as a State Court Judge from 1811 to 1814, Member of ...

10/1/2013 8/15/2015

US Congressman. Elected to represent West Virginia's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1865 to 1867. he was U.S. consul to Australia. Upon his return from...

3/31/2014 8/15/2015

George Wallace Jones, (brother-in-law of John Scott of Missouri), a Delegate from the Territory of Michigan and the Territory of Wisconsin and a Senator from Iowa; born in Vincennes, Ind., April 12, 18...

6/15/2015 8/14/2015

Gilbert Ashville Pierce, a Senator from North Dakota; born in East Otto, Cattaraugus County, N.Y., January 11, 1839; attended the public schools; moved to Indiana in 1854 and settled near Valparaiso;...

8/14/2015 8/14/2015

Wikipedia Donald Phinney Gregg (born 5 December 1927) is a retired American politician, CIA employee, and U.S. Ambassador to South Korea. Gregg worked for the Central Intelligence Agency for 31 years...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

Wikipedia Daniel Patrick Moynihan (March 16, 1927 – March 26, 2003) was an American politician and sociologist. A member of the Democratic Party, he was first elected to the United States Sena...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

Maurice Francis Egan (1852 - 1924)

Wikipedia Maurice Francis Egan (May 24, 1852 – January 15, 1924) was an American writer and diplomat. He was a prolific writer and had a long and successful career as a Catholic journalist, li...

8/10/2015 8/10/2015

Gouverneur Morris, U.S. Senator MP (c.1751 - 1816)

Gouverneur Morris (January 31, 1752 – November 6, 1816), was an American statesman, a Founding Father of the United States, and a native of New York City who represented Pennsylvania in the Co...

9/8/2008 8/9/2015

David S. Smith (1918 - 2012)

David Shiverick Smith (January 25, 1918 – April 13, 2012) was the United States ambassador to Sweden from 1976–1977. Smith was born in Omaha, Nebraska, the son of Anna (née Shi...

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

Robert Clymer Hendrickson , a Senator from New Jersey; born in Woodbury, Gloucester County, N.J., August 12, 1898; attended public schools; during the First World War enlisted in the United States Army...

8/7/2015 8/7/2015

Frank Charles Carlucci III (born October 18, 1930) served as the United States Secretary of Defense from 1987 to 1989 in the administration of President Ronald Reagan. Prior to that, Carlucci served ...

8/3/2015 8/3/2015

Wat Tyler Cluverius, IV (1934 - 2010)

Wat T. Cluverius IV From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search For the admiral, see Wat Tyler Cluverius, Jr. Wat T. Cluverius IV United States Ambassador to Bahrain I...

8/2/2014 8/1/2015

Chic Hecht, U.S. Senator (1928 - 2006)

"Chic"

Mayer Jacob "Chic" Hecht (November 30, 1928 – May 15, 2006) was a Republican United States Senator from Nevada and U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas. In 1966 he was elected to the Nevada State Se...

3/19/2007 7/17/2015

Colleen Bradley Bell (born January 30, 1967) is an American television producer, philanthropist and advocate for the environment, arts and social causes. Bell resides in Budapest with her husband, te...

7/12/2014 7/13/2015

Max Sieben Baucus, a Senator and a Representative from Montana; born in Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont., December 11, 1941; attended the public schools of Missoula and Helena, Mont.; attended Car...

6/25/2008 7/13/2015

Mike Mansfield, U.S. Senator (1903 - 2001)

"Mike"

Michael Joseph (Mike) Michael, a Representative and a Senator from Montana; born in New York City, March 16, 1903; moved with his family to Great Falls, Cascade County, Mont., in 1906; attended the pub...

2/19/2011 7/9/2015

Sen. Reverdy Johnson (D-MD) MP (1796 - 1876)

Reverdy Johnson (May 21, 1796 – February 10, 1876) was a statesman and jurist from Maryland. In 1865, he defended Mary Surratt before a military tribunal. Surratt was convicted and executed fo...

6/15/2010 7/4/2015

William Pinkney (March 17, 1764 – February 25, 1822) was an American statesman and diplomat, and the seventh U.S. Attorney General. Biography Born in Annapolis, Maryland, Pinkney studi...

5/21/2010 7/4/2015

Warren Delano Robbins MP (1885 - 1935)

WARREN DELANO ROBBINS Born Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 3, 1885. Parents Charles Albert Robbins, Katharine Robbins Delano. School Groton School, Groton, Mass. Degrees A.B., 1908. Married Irene de...

3/19/2012 7/2/2015

St. Louis, Missouri, United States

John Claggett "Jack" Danforth (born September 5, 1936) is a former United States Ambassador to the United Nations and former Republican United States Senator from Missouri. He is an ordained Episcopa...

7/9/2008 6/29/2015

Homer Samuel Ferguson, a Senator from Michigan; born in Harrison City, Westmoreland County, Pa., February 25, 1889; attended the public schools and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.; gradua...

6/25/2015 6/25/2015

Mack Francis Mattingly, a Senator from Georgia; born in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., January 7, 1931; attended the public schools; graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, 1957; served in the...

6/6/2015 6/23/2015

Timothy John Roemer, (son-in-law of John Bennett Johnston, Jr.), a Representative from Indiana; born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., October 30, 1956; graduated from Penn High School, Mishawaka...

6/20/2015 6/22/2015