The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History

U.S. diplomatic chiefs of mission to Germany

John Quincy Adams (Minister to Prussia 1797-1801) Henry Wheaton (Charge d'Affaires to Prussia 1835-37) Henry Wheaton (Minister to Prussia 1837-46) Andrew J. Donelson (Minister to Prussia 1846-49) Edward A. Hannegan (Minister to Prussia 1849-50) Daniel D. Barnard (Minister to Prussia 1850-53) Peter D. Vroom (Minister to Prussia 1853-57) Joseph Albert Wright (Minister to Prussia 1857-61) Norman B. Judd (Minister to Prussia 1861-65) Joseph Albert Wright (Minister to Prussia 1865-67) George Bancroft (Minister to Prussia 1867-71) George Bancroft (Minister 1871-74) Bancroft Davis (Minister 1874-77) Bayard Taylor (Minister 1878) Andrew D. White (Minister 1879-81) Aaron Augustus Sargent (Minister 1882-84) John A. Kasson (Minister 1884-85) George H. Pendleton (Minister 1885-89) William W. Phelps (Minister 1889-93) Theodore Runyon (Minister 1893) Theodore Runyon (Ambassador 1893-96) Edwin F. Uhl (Ambassador 1896-97) Andrew D. White (Ambassador 1897-1902) Charlemagne Tower (Ambassador 1902-08) David J. Hill (Ambassador 1908-11) John G. A. Leishman (Ambassador 1911-13) James W. Gerard (Ambassador 1913-17) Ellis L. Dresel (Charge d'Affaires 1921-22) Alanson B. Houghton (Ambassador 1922-25) Jacob Gould Schurman (Ambassador 1925-30) Frederic Moseley Sackett (Ambassador 1930-33) William E. Dodd (Ambassador 1933-37) Hugh R. Wilson (Ambassador 1938) James B. Conant (Ambassador 1955-57) David K. E. Bruce (Ambassador 1957-59) Walter C. Dowling (Ambassador 1959-63) George C. McGhee (Ambassador 1963-68) Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (Ambassador 1968-69) Kenneth Rush (Ambassador 1969-72) Martin J. Hillenbrand (Ambassador 1972-76) John Sherman Cooper (Ambassador to East Germany 1974-76) Walter J. Stoessel, Jr. (Ambassador 1976-81) David B. Bolen (Ambassador to East Germany 1977-80) Herbert S. Okun (Ambassador to East Germany 1980) Arthur F. Burns (Ambassador 1981-85) Rozanne L. Ridgway (Ambassador to East Germany 1982) Francis J. Meehan (Ambassador to East Germany 1985) Richard R. Burt (Ambassador 1985-89) Richard Clark Barkley (Ambassador to East Germany 1988-90) Vernon A. Walters (Ambassador 1989-91) Robert M. Kimmitt (Ambassador 1991-93) Richard C. Holbrooke (Ambassador 1993-94) Charles Edgar Redman (Ambassador 1994) John C. Kornblum (Ambassador 1997-) Dan R. Coats (Ambassador 2001-05)

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