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Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
November 19, 2012
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From first published Diplomatic List – Nov. 1893

DATE

NAME/MISSION

   
January 16, 1891 Gozo Tateno, E.E. and M.P.
   
August 1894 List Tsunejiro Miyaoka, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
August 28, 1894 Shinichiro Kurino, E.E. and M.P.
   
June 1896 List Keisheiro Matsui, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
June 26, 1896 Toru Hoshi, E.E. and M.P.
   
November 23, 1898 Jutaro Komura, E.E. and M.P.
   
May 1900 List Keiziro Nabeshima, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
August 3, 1900 Kogoro Takahira, E.E. and M.P.
   
May 3, 1906 LEGATION RAISED TO EMBASSY
   
May 3, 1906 Viscount Siuzo Aoki, Amb. E. and P.
   
February 20, 1908 Baron Kogoro Takahira, Amb. E.and P.
   
December 24, 1909 Baron Yasuya Uchida, Amb. E. and P.
(Viscount Yasuya Uchida - Sept. 1911 List)
   
February 27, 1912 Viscount Sutemi Chinda, Amb. E. and P.
   
July 6, 1916 Tokichi Tanaka, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
October 20, 1916 Aimaro Sato, Amb. E. and P.
   
April 30, 1918 Viscount Kikujiro Ishii, Amb. E. and P.
   
November 3, 1919 Kijuro Shidehara, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 15, 1920 Amb. E. and P
   
March 2, 1923 Masano Hanihara, Amb. E. and P.
   
March 16, 1925 Tsuneo Matsudaira, Amb. E. and P.
   
October 24, 1928 Katsuji Debuchi, Amb. E. and P.
   
February 13, 1934 Hirosi Saito, Amb. E. and P.
   
December 22, 1938 Kensuke Horinouchi, Amb. E. and P.
   
October 20, 1940 Morito Morishima, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
February 12, 1941 Admiral Kichisaruro Nomura, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 14, 1941 Amb. E. and P.
   
December 8, 1941 ANNOUNCEMENT OF STATE OF WAR
   
April 28, 1952 EMBASSY REOPENED
   
April 28, 1952 Ryttji Takeuchi, Charge d'Affaires (NOT a.i.)
   
June 9, 1952 Eikichi Araki, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 12, 1952 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 11, 1954 Sadao Iguchi, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 16, 1954 Amb. E. and P.
   
February 28, 1956 Masayuki Tani, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 2, 1956 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 28, 1957 Koichiro Asakai, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 4, 1957 Amb. E. and P.
   
April 19, 1963 Ryuji Takeuchi, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 25, 1963 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 26, 1967 Takeso Shimoda, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 28, 1967 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 9, 1970 Nobuhiko Ushiba, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 21, 1970 Amb. E. and P.
   
July 16, 1973 Takeshi Yasukawa, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 26, 1973 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 31, 1976 Seiya Nishida, Minister, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
   
February 11, 1976 Fumihiko Togo , Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 24, 1976 Amb. E. and P
   
April 4, 1980 Yoshio Okawara, Appt.Amb. E. and P.
April 24, 1980 Amb. E. and P
   
March 27, 1985 Nobuo Matsunaga, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 2, 1985 Amb. E. and P.
   
December 8, 1989 Ryohei Murata, Appt. Appt. Amb-. E. and P. Amb. E. and P.
December 20, 1989 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 24, 1992 Takakazu Kuriyama, Appt.
April 2, 1992 Amb. E. and P.
   
December 29, 1995 Kunihiko Saito, Appt.
February 6, 1996 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 20, 1999 Shunji Yanai, Appt.
November 29, 1999 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 29, 2001 Ryozo Kato, Appt.
November 8, 2001 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 4, 2008 Ichiro Fujisaki. Appt.
June 6, 2008 Amb. E. and P.
   
November 19, 2012 Kenichiro Sasae, Appt.
January 14, 2013 Amb. E. and P.

 

Special Terms*
[Amb.] E.E. and M.P.= Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
[Charge d'Affaires] a.i.= ad interim
Amb. E. & P. = Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary



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