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Diplomatic Representation for Sierra Leone

Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
April 9, 2008



April 27, 1961EMBASSY OPENED
April 27, 1961Dr. W. H. Fitzjohn, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
June 26, 1961Dr. Richard E. Kelfa-Caulker, Appt. Amb. E. & P.
July 18, 1961Amb. E. and P.
October 16, 1963Gershon B. O. Collier, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 20, 1963Amb. E. and P.
February 16, 1967Christopher O. E. Cole, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 17, 1967Amb. E. and P.
January 18, 1968Adesanya K. Hyde, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
January 19, 1968Amb. E. and P.
August 22, 1969John Joseph Akar, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 2, 1969Amb. E. and P.
April 22, 1971Collins O. Bright, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
July 21, 1971Jacob Arthur Christian Davies, Appt. Amb. E.&P.
July 22, 1971Amb. E. and P.
September 26, 1972Philip Jonathan Gbagu Palmer, Appt. Amb. E.&P.
October 2, 1972Amb. E. and P.
June 18, 1978Mr. Olu W. Harding, Counselor, Charge d'Affaires a.i
July 26, 1978Mohamed Morlai Turay
August 2, 1978Amb. E. and P.
February 28, 1981Ahmed A. Seray-Wurie, Counselor, Charge d'Affaires ad interim
December 21, 1981Dauda Sulaiman Kanaara, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
January 13, 1982Amb. E. and P.
February 20, 1987Sahr Matturi, Appt Amb E and P
May 11, 1987Amb. E. and P.
October 25, 1988Dr. George Carew, Appt
November 9, 1988Amb E. and P.
March 25, 1993Thomas Kahota Kargbo
June 23, 1993Amb. E. and P.
September 19, 1996John Ernest Leigh, appnt.
October 9, 1996Amb. E. and P.
March 17, 2003Ibrahim M/Baba Kamara, Appnt.
May 8, 2003Amb. E. and P.
November 13, 2006Sulaiman Tejan-Jalloh
December 8, 2006Amb. E. and P.
March 28, 2008Bockari Kortu Stevens, Appt.
April 9, 2008Amb. 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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