United States Ambassador to Grenada

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Ambassador of the United States to Grenada
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Incumbent
Larry Leon Palmer

since 2012
Inaugural holder Theodore R. Britton, Jr.
as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Formation February 2, 1984
Website U.S. Embassy - Bridgetown

The United States Ambassador to Grenada is the official representative of the government of the United States to the government of Grenada. The ambassador is the United States Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, resident in Bridgetown, Barbados, and is concurrently the ambassador to Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

The U.S. Government established an Embassy in Grenada at St. George's on 2 February 1984. The U.S. Ambassador to Grenada is resident in Bridgetown, Barbados.

List of U.S. Ambassadors to Grenada[edit]

The following is a list of U.S. ambassadors, or other chiefs of mission, to Grenada. The title given by the United States State Department to this position is currently Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Representative Title Presentation
of Credentials
Termination
of Mission
Appointed by
Theodore R. Britton, Jr.[1] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 25, 1975 April 22, 1977 Gerald Ford
Frank V. Ortiz, Jr.[2] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 29, 1977 May 15, 1979 Jimmy Carter
Sally Shelton-Colby[3] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 23, 1979 February 24, 1981
Charles A. Gillespie Chargé d'Affaires ad interim February 2, 1984 March 1984 Ronald Reagan
Loren E. Lawrence Chargé d'Affaires ad interim March 1984 December 1984
Roy T. Haverkamp Chargé d'Affaires ad interim December 1984 March 1986
John C. Leary Chargé d'Affaires ad interim March 1986 January 9, 1987
Chargé d'Affaires January 9, 1987 May 1988
James Ford Cooper Chargé d'Affaires June 1988 January 1991
Annette T. Veler Chargé d'Affaires July 1991 July 1993 George H. W. Bush
Ollie P. Anderson, Jr. Chargé d'Affaires September 1993 September 1994 Bill Clinton
Dennis F. Carter Chargé d'Affaires December 1994 March 1995
Jeanette W. Hyde[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 4, 1995 January 31, 1998
E. William Crotty[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary January 30, 1999 October 10, 1999[5]
James A. Daley[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 17, 2000 March 1, 2001
Earl Norfleet Phillips[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary March 26, 2002 June 1, 2003 George W. Bush
Mary Kramer[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 5, 2004 October 30, 2006
Mary Martin Ourisman[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary January 18, 2007 2008
Brent Hardt[4] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim January 1, 2009 June 19, 2011[6] [7]
Christopher Sandrolini[4] Chargé d'Affaires ad interim June 19, 2011 2012[6]
Larry Leon Palmer Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary 2012[8] incumbent Barack Obama

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Also accredited to Barbados. Resident at Bridgetown.
  2. ^ Also accredited to Barbados; Special Representative to Antigua; Dominica; St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent. Resident at Bridgetown.
  3. ^ Also accredited to Barbados and Dominica; Minister to St Lucia, and Special Representative to Antigua; St. Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla; and St. Vincent. Resident at Bridgetown.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Also accredited to Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Dominica; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; and St. Vincent and the Grenadines; resident at Bridgetown.
  5. ^ Died at Gainesville, Florida on this date.
  6. ^ a b "Chargé d’Affaires". United States Department of State. Retrieved 2011-07-03. 
  7. ^ Chargés d’Affaires a.i. are not appointed by the President.
  8. ^ Embassy of the United States - Barbados & E. Caribbean (2012), Congress Confirms Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, U.S. Department of State, retrieved May 21, 2012 .

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