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U.S. diplomatic chiefs of mission to Mexico

William Shaler (Special Diplomatic Agent 1810-12) John H. Robinson (Special Diplomatic Agent 1812-14) Joel Roberts Poinsett (Minister 1825-29) Anthony Butler (Special Diplomatic Agent 1829) Anthony Butler (Charge d'Affaires 1829-35) William A. Slacum (Special Diplomatic Agent 1835-36) Powhatan Ellis (Charge d'Affaires 1836) Robert Greenhow (Special Diplomatic Agent 1837) Powhatan Ellis (Minister 1839-42) Henry E. Lawrence (Special Diplomatic Agent 1842) Waddy Thompson, Jr. (Minister 1842-44) Moses Y. Beach (Special Diplomatic Agent 1843) Gilbert L. Thompson (Special Diplomatic Agent 1844) Wilson Shannon (Minister 1844-45) David Conner (Special Diplomatic Agent 1846) Nathan Clifford (Minister 1848-49) Robert P. Letcher (Minister 1849-52) Robert Greenhow (Special Diplomatic Agent 1850) George G. Goss (Special Diplomatic Agent 1850-52) George W. Slacum (Special Diplomatic Agent 1851) Edward Smith (Special Diplomatic Agent 1852) Alfred Conkling (Minister 1852-53) George E. Cooper (Special Diplomatic Agent 1853) Christopher L. Ward (Special Diplomatic Agent 1853) James Gadsden (Minister 1853-56) Richard S. Spofford (Special Diplomatic Agent 1854) John Forsyth (Minister 1856-58) William M. Churchwell (Special Diplomatic Agent 1858) Alfred Mordecai (Special Diplomatic Agent 1858) Duff Green (Special Diplomatic Agent 1859) David Porter (Special Diplomatic Agent 1859) Robert M. McLane (Minister 1859-60) Henry Roy de la Reintrie (Special Diplomatic Agent 1860) John B. Weller (Minister 1860-61) Thomas Corwin (Minister 1861-64) Robert W. Shufelt (Special Diplomatic Agent 1862) Marcus Otterbourg (Minister 1867) William S. Rosecrans (Minister 1868-69) Thomas H. Nelson (Minister 1869-73) John W. Foster (Minister 1873-80) Philip Hickey Morgan (Minister 1880-85) Henry R. Jackson (Minister 1885-86) Thomas Courtland Manning (Minister 1886-87) Edward S. Bragg (Minister 1888-89) Thomas Ryan (Minister 1889-93) Isaac P. Gray (Minister 1893-95) Matt W. Ransom (Minister 1895-97) Powell Clayton (Minister 1897-98) Powell Clayton (Ambassador 1898-1905) Edwin H. Conger (Ambassador 1905) David E. Thompson (Ambassador 1906-09) Henry L. Wilson (Ambassador 1909-12) Henry P. Fletcher (Ambassador 1916-19) Charles B. Warren (Ambassador 1924) James R. Sheffield (Ambassador 1924-27) Dwight W. Morrow (Ambassador 1927-30) J. Reuben Clark, Jr. (Ambassador 1930-33) Josephus Daniels (Ambassador 1933-41) George S. Messersmith (Ambassador 1941-46) Walter C. Thurston (Ambassador 1946-50) William O'Dwyer (Ambassador 1950-52) Francis White (Ambassador 1953-57) Robert C. Hill (Ambassador 1957-60) Thomas C. Mann (Ambassador 1961-63) Fulton Freeman (Ambassador 1964-69) Robert H. McBride (Ambassador 1969-74) Joseph John Jova (Ambassador 1974-77) Patrick J. Lucey (Ambassador 1977-79) Julian Nava (Ambassador 1980-81) John A. Gavin (Ambassador 1981-86) Charles J. Pilliod, Jr. (Ambassador 1986-89) John D. Negroponte (Ambassador 1989-) Jeffrey S. Davidow (Ambassador 1998)


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