The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Central America

U.S. diplomatic chiefs of mission to Guatemala

Elijah Hise (Charge d'Affaires 1848-49) John L. Marling (Minister 1854-56) Beverly L. Clarke (Minister 1858-60) Elisha O. Crosby (Minister 1861-64) Fitz Henry Warren (Minister 1865-69) Silas A. Hudson (Minister 1869-72) George Williamson (Minister 1873-79) Cornelius A. Logan (Minister 1879-82) Henry C. Hall (Minister 1882-89) Lansing B. Mizner (Minister 1889-90) Romualdo Pacheco (Minister 1890-93) Pierce M. B. Young (Minister 1893-96) Macgrane Coxe (Minister 1896-97) W. Godfrey Hunter (Minister 1897-1903) Leslie Combs (Minister 1903-07) Joseph W. J. Lee (Minister 1907) William Heimké (Minister 1908-09) William F. Sands (Minister 1909-10) R. S. Reynolds Hitt (Minister 1910-13) William H. Leavell (Minister 1913-18) Benton McMillin (Minister 1919-21) Arthur H. Geissler (Minister 1922-30) Sheldon Whitehouse (Minister 1930-33) Matthew E. Hanna (Minister 1933-36) Fay A. Des Portes (Minister 1936-43) Boaz Long (Ambassador 1943-45) Edwin Jackson Kyle (Ambassador 1945-48) Richard C. Patterson, Jr. (Ambassador 1948-50) Rudolf E. Schoenfeld (Ambassador 1951-53) John E. Peurifoy (Ambassador 1953-54) Norman Armour (Ambassador 1954-55) Edward J. Sparks (Ambassador 1955-58) Lester D. Mallory (Ambassador 1958-59) John J. Muccio (Ambassador 1959-61) John O. Bell (Ambassador 1961-65) John Gordon Mein (Ambassador 1965-68) Nathaniel Davis (Ambassador 1968-71) William G. Bowdler (Ambassador 1971-73) Francis E. Meloy, Jr. (Ambassador 1973-76) Davis E. Boster (Ambassador 1976-79) Frank V. Ortiz (Ambassador 1979-80) Frederic L. Chapin (Ambassador 1981-84) Alberto Martinez Piedra (Ambassador 1984-87) James H. Michel (Ambassador 1987-89) Thomas F. Stroock (Ambassador 1989-92) Marilyn McAfee (Ambassador 1993-96) Donald Planty (Ambassador 1996-) Prudence Bushnell (Ambassador 1999) John R. Hamilton (Ambassador 2003-05)

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The Political Graveyard

The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
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