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Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
June 6, 2008
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Chronological Listing by Country

(Click on Alphabet for beginning to Country Name)

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

 

(Formerly GREATER LEBANON)

DATE

NAME/MISSION

   
April 12, 1945 LEGATION OPENED
   
April 12, 1945 Dr. Charles Malik, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
April 19, 1945 E.E. and M. P.
   
May 4, 1953 LEGATION RAISED TO EMBASSY
   
April 23, 1953 Dr. Charles Malik, Apptd. Amb. E. and P.
May 4, 1953 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 12, 1955 Dr. Victor Khouri, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 8, 1955 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 20, 1958 Nadim Demechkie, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 10, 1958 Amb. E. and P.
   
August 8, 1962 Ibrahim al-Ahdab, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
August 22, 1962 Amb. E. and P.
   

On June 6, 1967 when relations with U.S. were severed by several Middle East countries, Lebanese Ambassador requested his name be continued as Ambassador, although he was absent. He returned to the U.S. and served until appointment of Ambassador listed below.

   
October 30, 1968 Najati Kabbani, Apptd. Amb. E. and P.
November 12, 1968 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 9, 1978 Mr. Chawki Choueiri, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
October 23, 1978 Khalil Itani, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 16, 1978 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 12, 1983 Abdallah. Bouhabib, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 16, 1983 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 1, 1990 Nassib Lahoud, Appt
April 9, 1990 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 26, 1992 Simon Massoud Karam, Appt
September 8, 1992 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 23, 1994 Dr. Riad Tabbarah, Amb. E. and P.
   
June 6, 1997 Dr. Mohamad B. Chatah, Appt.
September 8, 1997 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 24, 1999 Farid Abboud, Appt.
April 19, 1999 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 4, 2008 Antoine Chedid, Appt.
June 6, 2008 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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