United States Ambassador to Uruguay

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Ambassador of the United States to Uruguay
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Incumbent
Thomas H. Lloyd
as Chargé d’Affaires a.i.

since May 23, 2011
Inaugural holder Alexander Asboth
as Minister Resident
Formation October 2, 1867
Website U.S. Embassy - Montevideo

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

Representative Title Presentation
of credentials
Termination
of mission
Appointed by
Alexander Asboth[1] Minister Resident October 2, 1867 January 21, 1868[2] Andrew Johnson
Henry G. Worthington[1] Minister Resident October 24, 1868 July 10, 1869
Robert C. Kirk[1] Minister Resident July 24, 1869 July 6, 1870 Ulysses S. Grant
John L. Stevens[3] Minister Resident July 6, 1870 May 19, 1873
John C. Caldwell[3] Minister Resident September 7, 1874 October 6, 1876
Chargé d'Affaires October 6, 1876 July 10, 1882
William Williams[3] Chargé d'Affaires July 10, 1882 July 21, 1885 Chester A. Arthur
John E. Bacon[3] Chargé d'Affaires July 21, 1885 October 8, 1888 Grover Cleveland
Minister Resident October 8, 1888 December 26, 1888
George Maney[3] Minister Resident November 8, 1889 November 28, 1890 Benjamin Harrison
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary November 28, 1890 June 30, 1894
Granville Stuart[3] Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary July 2, 1894 January 4, 1898 Grover Cleveland
William R. Finch[3] Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary January 4, 1898 May 29, 1905 William McKinley
Edward C. O'Brien[3] Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary June 2, 1905 October 11, 1909 Theodore Roosevelt
Edwin V. Morgan[3] Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary March 31, 1910 July 8, 1911 William H. Taft
Nicolai A. Grevstad[3] Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary October 9, 1911 February 19, 1915
Robert Emmett Jeffery Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary June 4, 1915 March 9, 1921 Woodrow Wilson
Hoffman Philip Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary September 19, 1922 April 10, 1925 Warren G. Harding
Ulysses Grant-Smith Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary July 13, 1925 January 11, 1929 Calvin Coolidge
Leland Harrison Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary April 11, 1930 October 9, 1930 Herbert Hoover
J. Butler Wright Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary February 9, 1931 July 10, 1934
Julius G. Lay Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary May 20, 1935 August 31, 1937 Franklin D. Roosevelt
William Dawson Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary February 10, 1938 June 6, 1939
Edwin C. Wilson Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary October 27, 1939 March 5, 1941
William Dawson Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 12, 1941 August 6, 1946
Joseph F. McGurk Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 28, 1946 April 15, 1947 Harry S. Truman
Ellis O. Briggs Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 21, 1947 August 6, 1949
Christian M. Ravndal Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 9, 1949 October 8, 1951
Edward L. Rodden Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 27, 1951 October 12, 1953
Dempster McIntosh Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 12, 1953 April 3, 1956 Dwight D. Eisenhower
Jefferson Patterson Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 2, 1956 March 18, 1958
Robert F. Woodward Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary April 21, 1958 March 29, 1961
Edward J. Sparks Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 24, 1961 May 15, 1962 John F. Kennedy
Wymberley DeRenne Coerr Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 27, 1962 January 22, 1965
Henry A. Hoyt Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 14, 1965 December 16, 1967[2] Lyndon B. Johnson
Robert M. Sayre Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 27, 1968 October 19, 1969
Charles W. Adair, Jr. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 13, 1969 September 28, 1972 Richard Nixon
Ernest V. Siracusa Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 25, 1973 April 22, 1977
Lawrence Pezzulo Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 10, 1977 May 29, 1979 Jimmy Carter
Lyle Franklin Lane Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 17, 1979 July 22, 1980
N. Shaw Smith Chargé d'Affaires ad interim July 22, 1980 November 5, 1981
Thomas Aranda, Jr. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 5, 1981 November 14, 1985 Ronald Reagan
Malcolm Richard Wilkey Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 28, 1985 May 10, 1990
Richard C. Brown Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 19, 1990 August 19, 1993 George H. W. Bush
Thomas J. Dodd, Jr. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 23, 1993 September 1, 1997 Bill Clinton
Christopher C. Ashby Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 26, 1997 March 1, 2001
Martin J. Silverstein Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 17, 2001 July 6, 2005 George W. Bush
Frank E. Baxter Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 13, 2006 January 20, 2009
David D. Nelson[4] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 24, 2009 May 23, 2011 Barack Obama
Thomas H. Lloyd[5] Chargé d'Affaires a.i. May 23, 2011 May 10, 2012
Julissa Reynoso[6] Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 10, 2012

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  1. ^ a b c Also accredited to Argentina; resident at Buenos Aires.
  2. ^ a b Died at post.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Also accredited to Paraguay; resident at Montevideo.
  4. ^ "Former Ambassadors". United States Department of State, U.S. Embassy Montevideo. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 
  5. ^ "Chargé d’Affaires". United States Department of State, U.S. Embassy Montevideo. Retrieved 2011-07-04. 
  6. ^ "Chargé d’Affaires". United States Department of State, U.S. Embassy Montevideo. Retrieved 2012-05-10. 

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