Somerville Pinkney Tuck

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Somerville Pinkney Tuck (May 3, 1891 – April 21, 1967)[1] was an American Foreign Service Officer who served as Chargé d'affaires to Vichy France[2] and United States Ambassador to Egypt from 1946 to 1948.[1][3] Earlier in his career Tuck was the American Consul at Vladivostok.[4] After retiring from government service, he served on the board of directors of the Suez Canal in the 1950s.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Somerville Pinkney Tuck (1891-1967)". Office of the Historian. U.S. Department of State. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  2. ^ Bauer, Yehuda (1981), American Jewry and the Holocaust: the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945, Wayne State University Press, p. 176, ISBN 978-0-8143-1672-6
  3. ^ Louis, William Roger (1986), The British Empire in the Middle East, 1945-1951: Arab Nationalism, the United States, and Postwar Imperialism, Oxford University Press, p. 242, ISBN 978-0-19-822960-5
  4. ^ "American Consul leaves Vladivostok". The Boston Globe. May 18, 1923. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  5. ^ "The Suez Canal". Life. October 22, 1951. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
U.S. Ambassador to Egypt
Succeeded by
Stanton Griffis