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Foreign Embassies in the U.S. and Their Ambassadors
Office of the Chief of Protocol
January 18, 2012
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(Note: GREAT BRITAIN includes England, Scotland, and Wales)
From first published Diplomatic List – November 1893

 

DATE

NAME/MISSION

   
April 11, 1893 Sr. Julian Pauncefote, Amb. E. and P.
(Lord Pauncefote of Preston - Oct. 1899 List)
(DEAN - November 1893 List)
   
June 1902 List Arthur S. Raikes, Charge d’Affaires a.i.
   
October 1902 List Sir Michael H. Herbert, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
(Apparently never received by President)
   
October 1903 List Arthur S. Raikes, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
December 1903 List Sir H. M. Durand, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
December 2, 1903 Amb E. and P.
   
January 1907 List James Bryce, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 25, 1907 Amb. E. and P.
   
May 6, 1913 Sir Cecil Arthur Spring Rice, Amb. E. and P.
   
February 13, 1918 The Earl of Reading, Amb. E. and P. on Special Mission
   
October 1, 1919 Viscount Grey of Fallodon, Appt. Amb. E. and P. on Special Mission
   
April 21, 1920 Sir Auckland Geddes, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
May 26, 1920 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 26, 1924 Henry Getty Chilton, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
March 5, 1924 Sir Esme Howard, Amb. E. and P.
  DEAN - October 26, 1927
   
February 19, 1930 Ronald Ian Campbell, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
March 24, 1930 Sir Ronald Lindsay, Amb. E. and P.
  DEAN - June 26, 1934
   
August 30, 1939 The Marquess of Lothian, Amb. E. and P.
(DIED - December 12, 1940)
   
December 12, 1940 N. M. Butler, Charge d'Affaires a.i.
   
January 24, 1941 Viscount Halifaz, Amb. E. and P.
May 31, 1946 Lord Inverchapel, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 5, 1946 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 1, 1948 Sir Oliver Shewell Franks, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
June 3, 1948 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 6, 1953 Sir Roger Makins, KCB, KCMG, Appt. Amb. E. and I
January 7, 1953 Amb. E. and P.
   
November 8, 1956 Sir Harold Caccia, KCMG, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
November 9, 1956 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 25, 1961 The Right Honorable Sir David Ormsby Gore, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
October 26, 1961 Amb. E. and P.
(LORD HARLECH upon death of his father)
   
April 7, 1965 H.E. Sir Patrick Dean, KCMG, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
April 13, 1965 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 5, 1969 H.E. The Right Honourable John Freeman, M.B.E., Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 17, 1969 Amb. E. and P.
   
February 5, 1971 H.E. The Right Honorable Earl of Cromer, PC, KCMG, MBE, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
February 8, 1971 Amb. E. and P.
   
March 4, 1974 H.E. Sir Peter Ramsbotham, KCMG, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
March 13, 1974 Amb. E. and P.
   
June 2, 1977 Sir John O. Moreton, Minister, Charge d’Affaires ad interim
   
July 22, 1977 Peter Jay, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
July 29, 1977 Amb. E. and P.
   
July 13, 1979 Sir Nicholas Henderson, GCMG, Appt. Amb.E. and P.
July 24, 1979 Amb. E. and P.
   
August 1, 1982 Derek M. D. Thomas, Minister, Charge d’Affaires ad interim
   
September 3, 1982 Sir Oliver Wright, GCMG, GCVO, DSC, Appt. Amb. E. and P.
September 8, 1982 Amb. E. and P.
   
August 29, 1986 Sir Antony Acland, Appt
September 15, 1986 Amb E. and P.
   
November 3, 1997 Christopher Meyer, Appt.
November 12, 1997 Amb. E. and P.
   
September 5, 2003 Sir David Manning, Appt.
September 8, 2003 Amb. E. and P.
   
October 10, 2007 Nigel Elton Sheinwald, Appt.
November 5, 2007 Amb. E. and P.
   
January 17, 2012 Sir Peter John Westmacott, KCMG LVO, Appt.
January 18, 2012 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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