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



February 11, 1942LEGATION OPENED
February 11, 1942Walter Nash, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
February 16, 1942E.E. and M.P. (Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary)
July 3, 1944C. A. Berendsen, Appt. E.E. and M.P.
July 12, 1944E.E. and M.P.
(January 1946 - Sir Carl Berendsen)
November 19, 1948Sir Carl Berendsen, Appt. Arab. E. and P.
December 1, 1948Amb. E. and P.
February 13, 1952Leslie Knox Munro, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 26, 1952Amb. E. and P.
September 16, 1968G. D. L. White, M.V.O., Charge d'Affaires a.i.
May 4, 1961George Robert Laking, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 24, 1961Amb. E. and P.
June 14, 1967Frank H. Corner, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 14, 1967Amb. E. and P.
September 21, 1972George David Lloyd White, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 2, 1972Amb. E. and P.
March 11, 1978Miss Barbara Angus, Minister, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
April 3, 1978Merwyn Norris, Apptd. Amb. E. and P.
April 7, 1978Amb. E. and P.
May 14, 1980Hugo Judd, Minister, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
August 25, 1980Honourable Thomas Francis (Frank) Gill, C.B.E., D.S.O.
August 29, 1980Amb. E. and P. - DECEASED March 1, 1982
May 20, 1982Lancelot Raymond Adams-Schneider, Apptd. Amb E&P
June 25, 1982Amb. E. and P.
February 1, 1985Sir Wallace Edward Rowling, Appt.
March 5, 1985Amb. E. and P.
February 29, 1988Harold Huyton (Tim) Francis, Appt.
March 22, 1988Amb. E. and P.
March 6, 1991Denis McLean, Appt.
April 11, 1991Amb. E. and P.
June 23, 1994L. John Wood, Amb. E. and P.
June 18, 1998James Bolger, Appt.
September 10, 1998Amb. E. and P.
January 25, 2002L. John Wood, Appt.
February 14, 2002Amb. E. and P.
February 27, 2006Roy Ferguson, Appt.
March 13, 2006Amb. E. and P.
August 5, 2010Michael Kenneth Moore (Mike Moore), 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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