United States Ambassador to Peru

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Ambassador of the United States to Peru
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Seal of the United States Department of State
Incumbent
Brian A. Nichols

since June 27, 2014
Nominator Barack Obama
Inaugural holder James Cooley
as Chargé d'Affaires
Formation May 21, 1827
Website U.S. Embassy - Lima

The following is a list of United States Ambassadors, or other Chiefs of Mission, to Peru. The title given by the United States State Department to this position is currently Ambassador Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary.

Representative Title Presentation
of Credentials
Termination
of Mission
Appointed by
James Cooley Chargé d'Affaires May 21, 1827 February 24, 1828[1] John Quincy Adams
Samuel Larned Chargé d'Affaires November 30, 1829 March 6, 1837
James B. Thornton Chargé d'Affaires March 16, 1837 December 10, 1837 Andrew Jackson
J. C. Pickett Chargé d'Affaires January 30, 1840 April 28, 1845 Martin Van Buren
John A. Bryan Chargé d'Affaires April 28, 1845 August 4, 1845 John Tyler
Albert G. Jewett Chargé d'Affaires August 4, 1845 July 21, 1847[2] James K. Polk
John Randolph Clay Chargé d'Affaires December 15, 1847 August 22, 1853
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary August 22, 1853 October 27, 1860 Franklin Pierce
Christopher Robinson Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary January 11, 1862 December 21, 1865[3] Abraham Lincoln
Alvin P. Hovey Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary May 22, 1866 September 22, 1870 Andrew Johnson
Thomas Settle Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary May 13, 1871 November 22, 1871 Ulysses S. Grant
Francis Thomas Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary July 10, 1872 July 5, 1875
Richard Gibbs Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary July 10, 1875 April 15, 1879
Isaac P. Christiancy Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary April 19, 1879 August 2, 1881 Rutherford B. Hayes
Stephen A. Hurlbut Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary August 2, 1881 March 27, 1882[1][4] James Garfield
Seth Ledyard Phelps Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary April 24, 1884 June 24, 1885[1] Chester A. Arthur
Charles W. Buck Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary September 1881 March 13, 1889 Grover Cleveland
John Hicks Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary May 31, 1889 June 24, 1893 Benjamin Harrison
James A. McKenzie Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary June 24, 1893 April 13, 1897 Grover Cleveland
Irving B. Dudley Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary September 20, 1897 February 14, 1907 William McKinley
Leslie Combs Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary April 10, 1907 February 23, 1911 Theodore Roosevelt
H. Clay Howard Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary May 1, 1911 September 9, 1913 William H. Taft
Benton McMillin Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary September 9, 1913 September 5, 1919 Woodrow Wilson
William E. Gonzales Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 24, 1920 October 11, 1921
Miles Poindexter Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 20, 1923 March 21, 1928 Calvin Coolidge
Alexander P. Moore Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 11, 1928 July 10, 1929
Fred Morris Dearing Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 23, 1930 June 3, 1937 Herbert Hoover
Laurence A. Steinhardt Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 13, 1937 April 10, 1939 Franklin D. Roosevelt
R. Henry Norweb Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 10, 1940 September 30, 1943
John Campbell White Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 4, 1944 June 17, 1945
William D. Pawley Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 20, 1945 April 27, 1946 Harry S. Truman
Prentice Cooper Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 1, 1946 June 29, 1948
Harold H. Tittmann, Jr. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 27, 1948 March 30, 1955
Ellis O. Briggs Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary March 27, 1955 June 5, 1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Theodore C. Achilles Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 24, 1956 January 27, 1960
Selden Chapin Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 7, 1960 August 7, 1960
James Loeb Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 23, 1961 July 26, 1962[5] John F. Kennedy
J. Wesley Jones Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 6, 1963 June 2, 1969
Taylor G. Belcher Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 29, 1969 April 4, 1974 Richard Nixon
Robert W. Dean Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 2, 1974 June 17, 1977
Harry W. Shlaudeman Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 28, 1977 October 20, 1980 Jimmy Carter
Edwin Gharst Corr Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 6, 1980 October 11, 1981
Frank V. Ortiz, Jr. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 10, 1981 October 27, 1983 Ronald Reagan
David C. Jordan Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary March 20, 1984 July 17, 1986
Alexander Fletcher Watson Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 27, 1986 August 9, 1989
Anthony Cecil Eden Quainton Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 11, 1989 September 16, 1992 George H. W. Bush
Charles H. Brayshaw Chargé d'Affaires ad interim September 1992 December 1993
Alvin P. Adams, Jr. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 15, 1993 August 16, 1996 Bill Clinton
Dennis C. Jett Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 16, 1996 July 3, 1999
John Randle Hamilton Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 6, 1999 July 10, 2002
John R. Dawson Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 2, 2002 June 10, 2003[6] George W. Bush
James Curtis Struble Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 4, 2004 before June 2007
P. Michael McKinley Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 28, 2007[7] August, 2010
Rose M. Likins Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 15, 2010 June 27, 2014 Barack Obama
Brian A. Nichols Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 27, 2014[8] Incumbent

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  1. ^ a b c Died at post
  2. ^ Recall requested by Peruvian government in 1846
  3. ^ Normal relations interrupted 26 November 1865.
  4. ^ Normal relations interrupted 28 September 1881.
  5. ^ Normal relations interrupted 18 July 1962
  6. ^ Died in New York.
  7. ^ Date of Senate confirmation rather than of Presentation of Credentials.
  8. ^ Date of Senate confirmation rather than of Presentation of Credentials.

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