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Ambassadors from the United States

This is a list of ambassadors from the United States.

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Current Ambassadors

Current ambassadors from the United States to:


  • The United States of America has not had an ambassador to the United Kingdom since the resignation of William Farish on July 10, 2004. The Chargé d'Affaires ad interim is David T. Johnson. [1]. Rumours in late January 2005 identified Mercer Reynolds as a likely appointee.
  • Due to security concerns the United States Embassy to Tajikistan operates from Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • The United States of America does not currently have nor do they maintain diplomatic relations with the Republic of Cuba. U.S. Interests in the Republic of Cuba are handled by the U.S. Interests section of the Embassy of Switzerland in Havana.

Ambassadors to International Organizations

Current ambassadors from the United States to international organizations
Host organization Location Name
Conference on Disarmament Geneva, Switzerland Jackie Wolcott Sanders
European Union Brussels, Belgium Rockwell Anthony Schnabel
International Civil Aviation Organization Montreal, Canada Edward W. Stimpson
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Brussels, Belgium R. Nicholas Burns
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Paris, France Constance A. Morella
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Vienna, Austria Stephan M. Minikes
Organization of American States Washington, DC, United States John Maisto
United Nations New York City Anne W. Patterson (acting)
United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture Rome, Italy Tony P. Hall
United Nations Environment Programme Nairobi, Kenya Johnnie Carson
United Nations International Organizations in Vienna Vienna, Austria Kenneth C. Brill
Ambassador-at-Large for Counterterrorism   J. Cofer Black
Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom   John Hanford
Ambassador-at-Large for War Crimes Issues   Pierre-Richard Prosper

Senior Diplomatic Representatives

Other senior diplomatic representatives from the United States
Host country Name Title
Bahamas Robert M. Witajewski Chargé d'Affaires
Belgium Brenda B. Schoonover Chargé d'Affaires
Nigeria Rick L. Roberts Chargé d'Affaires
Syria Gene A. Cretz Chargé d'Affaires
Taiwan Douglas H. Paal Director of the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan
Tanzania Michael S. Owen Chargé d'Affaires

Past Ambassadors

Well-known past ambassadors from the United States
Name Host country or organization
Charles Francis Adams United Kingdom
John Adams United Kingdom, Netherlands
John Quincy Adams United Kingdom, Russia, Netherlands, Germany
Madeleine K. Albright UN
Walter H. Annenberg United Kingdom
William Waldorf Astor Italy
Alfred Atherton Egypt
Warren R. Austin UN
Shirley Temple Black Czechoslovakia, Ghana, United Nations
Barbara Bodine Yemen
Corrinne Claiborne "Lindy" Boggs Vatican City
L. Paul Bremer Netherlands
James Buchanan Russia, United Kingdom
Ellsworth Bunker South Vietnam
George H. W. Bush UN and China
Lewis Cass Sr. France
Lewis Cass Jr. Vatican City
Richard F. Celeste India
Daniel R. Coats Germany
George M. Dallas United Kingdom, Russia
John W. Davis United Kingdom
Charles G. Dawes United Kingdom
Adolph Dubs Afghanistan
John Eisenhower Belgium
Millicent Fenwick United Nations
Thomas S. Foley Japan
Benjamin Franklin France, Sweden
Frederick T. Frelinghuysen United Kingdom
John Kenneth Galbraith India
April Glaspie Iraq
Michael E. Guest Romania
Hannibal Hamlin Spain
W. Averell Harriman Soviet Union,United Kingdom
Patricia Roberts Harris Luxembourg
John Hay United Kingdom
Richard Holbrooke UN, Germany
John Jay Spain
Thomas Jefferson France
Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. United Kingdom
Alan Keyes United Nations Social and Economic Council
Rufus King United Kingdom
Jeane Kirkpatrick UN
Robert Todd Lincoln United Kingdom
Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. UN, Germany
Winston Lord China
Clare Boothe Luce Italy
Douglas MacArthur II Japan, Iran, Austria and Belgium
Michael J. Mansfield Japan
Graham Martin South Vietnam
George S. McGovern United Nations agencies in Rome
Andrew W. Mellon United Kingdom
Walter F. Mondale Japan
James Monroe France, United Kingdom
Gouverneur Morris France
Dwight W. Morrow Mexico
Daniel Patrick Moynihan UN
John Negroponte Honduras, Iraq, Mexico, Philippines, UN
Walter Page United Kingdom
Pete Peterson Vietnam
Charles C. Pinckney France, Spain
Thomas Pinckney United Kingdom
William Pinkney United Kingdom, Russia
John Randolph Russia
Whitelaw Reid United Kingdom
Elliot L. Richardson United Kingdom
Donald Rumsfeld NATO
Richard Rush United Kingdom
James R. Sasser China
William B. Saxbe India
Talcott Seelye Tunisia, Syria
R. Sargent Shriver France
Jean Kennedy Smith Ireland
Raymond A. Spruance Philippines
Adlai E. Stevenson II UN
William Sullivan Laos, Philippines, Iran
Alphonso Taft Austria, Russia
William Howard Taft III Ireland
Martin Van Buren United Kingdom
Andrew Young UN

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