The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History

U.S. diplomatic chiefs of mission to Russia

Francis Dana (Minister 1780-83) John Quincy Adams (Minister 1809-14) William Pinkney (Minister 1816-18) George W. Campbell (Minister 1818-20) Henry Middleton (Minister 1820-30) John Randolph of Roanoke (Minister 1830) James Buchanan (Minister 1832-33) William Wilkins (Minister 1834-35) John R. Clay (Charge d'Affaires 1836-37) George M. Dallas (Minister 1837-39) Churchill C. Cambreleng (Minister 1840-41) Charles S. Todd (Minister 1841-46) Ralph I. Ingersoll (Minister 1846-48) Arthur P. Bagby (Minister 1848-49) Neill S. Brown (Minister 1850-53) Thomas H. Seymour (Minister 1853-58) Francis W. Pickens (Minister 1858-60) John Appleton (Minister 1860-61) Cassius M. Clay (Minister 1861-62) Simon Cameron (Minister 1862) Cassius M. Clay (Minister 1863-69) Andrew G. Curtin (Minister 1869-72) James L. Orr (Minister 1872-73) Marshall Jewell (Minister 1873-74) George H. Boker (Minister 1875-78) Edwin W. Stoughton (Minister 1878-79) John W. Foster (Minister 1880-81) William H. Hunt (Minister 1882-84) Alphonso Taft (Minister 1884-85) George V. N. Lothrop (Minister 1885-88) Lambert Tree (Minister 1888-89) Charles Emory Smith (Minister 1890-92) Andrew D. White (Minister 1892-94) Clifton R. Breckinridge (Minister 1894-97) Ethan A. Hitchcock (Minister 1897-98) Ethan A. Hitchcock (Ambassador 1898-99) Charlemagne Tower (Ambassador 1899-1902) Robert S. McCormick (Ambassador 1902-05) George V. L. Meyer (Ambassador 1905-07) John W. Riddle (Ambassador 1907-09) William W. Rockhill (Ambassador 1909-11) Curtis Guild, Jr. (Ambassador 1911-13) George T. Marye (Ambassador 1914-16) David R. Francis (Ambassador 1916-17) Robert S. Strauss (Ambassador 1992) Thomas R. Pickering (Ambassador 1993-96) James F. Collins (Ambassador 1996-2001) Alexander Vershbow (Ambassador 2001-05) William J. Burns (Ambassador 2005-)

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