David Eugene Thompson

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David Eugene Thompson (February 28, 1854 – August 25, 1942)[1][2] was an American diplomat.

Thompson was born in 1854 in Nebraska. He was a diplomat, and served as U.S. Minister to Brazil between 1902–1905, U.S. Ambassador to Brazil in 1905, and U.S. Ambassador to Mexico between 1906-1909.


Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Edwin H. Conger
United States Ambassador to Mexico
Succeeded by
Henry Lane Wilson
Preceded by
Charles Page Bryan
United States Minister to Brazil
1 April 1903–16 March 1905
U.S. mission upgraded
from Legation to Embassy
U.S. mission upgraded
to Embassy from Legation
United States Ambassador to Brazil
16 March 1905–3 November 1905
Succeeded by
Lloyd C. Griscom