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Diplomatic Representation for Republic of Lithuania

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
August 10, 2010




October 11, 1922LEGATION OPENED
October 11, 1922Valdemaras Carneckis, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
December 11, 1923Kazys Bizauskas, Charge d'Affaires (NOT a.i.)
August 6, 1924Kazys Bizauskas, E. E. and M.P.
November 2, 1928Bronius Kasimir Balutis, E.E. and M.P.
August 21, 1935Povilas Zadeikis, E.E. and M.P.
May 11, 1957Joseph Kajeckas, Charge d’Affaires
January 1, 1977Dr. Stasys A. Backis, Charge d'Affaires
November 15, 1987Mr. Stasys Lozoraitis, Jr., Charge d'Affaires
September 2, 1992President Bush announced that the US was prepared to immediately establish diplomatic relations with the Republic of Lithuania
November 5, 1991Dept informed that the Government of Lithuania wished to raise Legation to Embassy Dept agreed Nov 19, 1991.
December 20, 1991Stasys Lozoraitis, Appt.
March 11, 1992Amb. E. and P.
November 24, 1993Alfonsas Eidintas
December 9, 1993Amb. E and P.
September 30, 1997Stasys Sakalauskas, Appt.
November 12, 1997Amb. E. and P.
March 7, 2001Vygaudas Usackas, Appt.
March 13, 2001Amb. E. and P.
February 26, 2007Audrius Bruzga, Appt.
February 27, 2007Amb. E. and P.
August 5, 2010Zygimanta Pavilionis, Appt.
August 10, 2010Amb. 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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