List of ambassadors of the United States to Bolivia

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Ambassador of the United States to Bolivia
U.S. Department of State official seal.svg
Seal of the United States Department of State
Incumbent
Bruce Williamson
Chargé d'Affaires a.i.

since November, 2017
NominatorThe President of the United States
AppointerThe President
with Senate advice and consent
Inaugural holderJohn Appleton
as Chargé d'Affaires
FormationJanuary 3, 1849
WebsiteU.S. Embassy - La Paz
The Embassy of the United States in La Paz, Bolivia, where the Ambassador lives

The following is a list of envoys, ministers, and ambassadors that the United States has sent to Bolivia. As a point of note, the first Ambassador of the United States to Bolivia was John Appleton, who served as the charge d'Affaires from January 3, 1849, to May 4, 1849.

List[edit]

No. Name[1] Title(s) Term start Term finish Days
1[2] John Appleton Chargé d'Affaires January 3, 1849 May 4, 1849 122
2[3][4] Alexander Keith McClung Chargé d'Affaires July 3, 1850 1851 N/A
3[5][6] Horace H. Miller Chargé d'Affaires December 18, 1852 January 1854 N/A
4[7] John W. Dana Chargé d'Affaires
Minister Resident
February 23, 1854 March 10, 1859 1,842
5[8] John Cotton Smith Minister Resident March 10, 1859 May 1, 1861 784
6[9] David K. Cartter Minister Resident July 28, 1861 March 10, 1863 591
7[10] Allen A. Hall Minister Resident September 4, 1863 May 18, 1867 1,353
8[11] John W. Caldwell Minister Resident November 2, 1868 July 25, 1869 266
9[12] Leopold Markbreit Minister Resident July 25, 1869 February 12, 1873 1,299
10[13] John T. Croxton Minister Resident April 9, 1873 April 16, 1874 373
11[14] Robert M. Reynolds Minister Resident January 30, 1875 October 11, 1876 621
12[15] Solomon Newton Pettis Minister Resident
Consul General
June 2, 1879 October 30, 1879 151
13[16] Charles Adams Minister Resident
Consul General
July 8, 1880 August 29, 1882 783
14[17] George Maney Minister Resident
Consul General
November 4, 1882 June 1, 1883 210
15[18] Richard Gibbs Minister Resident
Consul General
October 16, 1883 September 11, 1885 697
16[19] William A. Seay Minister Resident
Consul General
September 19, 1885 April 12, 1887 571
17[20] S. S. Carlisle Minister Resident
Consul General
January 17, 1888 December 16, 1889 700
18[21] Thomas H. Anderson Minister Resident
Consul General
Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
December 16, 1889 November 22, 1892 1,073
19[22] Frederic J. Grant Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary April 12, 1893 October 24, 1893 196
20[23] Thomas Moonlight Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary April 14, 1894 January 8, 1898 1,366
21[24] George H. Bridgman Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary July 4, 1898 January 13, 1902 1,380
22[25] William B. Sorsby Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary October 4, 1902 March 16, 1908 1,991
23[26] James F. Stutesman Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary September 8, 1908 April 15, 1910 585
24[27] Horace G. Knowles Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary December 28, 1910 August 23, 1913 970
25[28] John D. O'Rear Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary August 31, 1913 July 14, 1918 1,688
26[29] S. Abbot Maginnis Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary January 14, 1920 December 5, 1921 692
27[30] Jesse S. Cottrell Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary January 6, 1922 January 26, 1928 2,212
28[31] David E. Kaufman Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary May 30, 1928 January 10, 1929 226
29[32] Edward F. Feely Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary September 23, 1930 September 29, 1933 1,103
30[33] Fay A. Des Portes Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary November 15, 1933 May 1, 1936 899
31[34] Raymond Henry Norweb Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary August 10, 1936 June 15, 1937 310
32[35] Robert Granville Caldwell Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary August 21, 1937 June 23, 1939 641
33[36] Douglas Jenkins Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary October 26, 1939 October 3, 1941 709
34[37][38] Pierre de Lagarde Boal Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 23, 1942 1944 N/A
35[39] Walter C. Thurston Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 16, 1944 January 3, 1946 414
36[40] Joseph Flack Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary July 15, 1946 May 17, 1949 1,068
37[41] Irving Florman Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary February 27, 1950 September 4, 1951 555
38[42] Edward J. Sparks Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 13, 1952 October 29, 1954 869
Gerald A. Drew Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 8, 1954 April 6, 1957
Philip Bonsal Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 10, 1957 February 6, 1959
Carl W. Strom Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary May 4, 1959 May 8, 1961
Ben S. Stephansky Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary June 29, 1961 October 15, 1963
Douglas Henderson Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 7, 1963 August 6, 1968
Raúl Héctor Castro Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary September 3, 1968 November 3, 1969
Ernest V. Siracusa Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 5, 1969 July 30, 1973
William Perry Stedman, Jr. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 3, 1973 June 23, 1977
Paul H. Boeker Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 26, 1977 February 17, 1980
Marvin Weissman Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary March 26, 1980 July 17, 1980
Edwin G. Corr Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary December 10, 1981 August 9, 1985
Edward Morgan Rowell Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 20, 1985 January 19, 1988
Robert S. Gelbard Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 11, 1988 July 20, 1991
Charles R. Bowers Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 23, 1991 October 7, 1994
Curtis Warren Kamman Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary November 16, 1994 November 26, 1997
Donna Jean Hrinak Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary January 14, 1998 July 17, 2000
Manuel Rocha Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary August 4, 2000 April 27, 2002
[43] David N. Greenlee Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary January 17, 2003 May 10, 2006
Philip S. Goldberg Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary October 13, 2006 September 14, 2008
Krishna R. Urs Chargé d’Affaires a.i. September 15, 2008 June 25, 2009
James Creagan[citation needed] Chargé d’Affaires a.i. June 25, 2009 August 28, 2009
[44] John S. Creamer Chargé d’Affaires a.i. August 28, 2009 July 13, 2012
[45] Larry L. Memmott Chargé d’Affaires a.i. July 14, 2012 February 28, 2014
Aruna Amirthanayagam Chargé d’Affaires a.i. February 28, 2014 June 2014
[46] Peter M. Brennan Chargé d’Affaires June 2014 November 2017
Bruce Williamson Chargé d’Affaires November 2017 present

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bolivia - Chiefs of Mission - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  2. ^ "John Appleton (1815–1864)". United States Department of State. Archived from the original on 6 September 2014. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Alexander Keith McClung (1812–1855)". United States Department of State. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  4. ^ Davis, Jefferson (1982). The Papers of Jefferson Davis. Volume 3. LSU Press. p. 30. ISBN 9780807158678.
  5. ^ "Horace H. Miller". United States Department of State. Archived from the original on 8 September 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  6. ^ Hasse, Adelaide (1921). Index to United States Documents Relating to Foreign Affairs, 1828-1861. Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1921. p. 1778.
  7. ^ "John Winchester Dana(1808–1867)". United States Department of State. Archived from the original on 8 September 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  8. ^ "John Cotton Smith (1810–1879)". United States Department of State. Archived from the original on 8 September 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  9. ^ "David Kellogg Cartter (1812–1887)". United States Department of State. Archived from the original on 8 September 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  10. ^ "Allen A. Hall - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  11. ^ "John Watson Caldwell - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  12. ^ "Leopold Markbreit - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  13. ^ "John Thomas Croxton - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  14. ^ "Robert McConnell Reynolds - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  15. ^ "Solomon Newton Pettis - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  16. ^ "Charles Adams - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  17. ^ "George Earl Maney - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  18. ^ "Richard Gibbs - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  19. ^ "William A. Seay - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  20. ^ https://history.state.gov/departmenthistory/people/carlisle-samuel-s
  21. ^ "Thomas Henry Anderson - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  22. ^ "Frederic James Grant - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  23. ^ "Thomas Moonlight - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  24. ^ "George H. Bridgman - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  25. ^ history.state.gov/departmenthistory/people/sorsby-william-brooks
  26. ^ "James Flynn Stutesman - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  27. ^ "Horace Greeley Knowles - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  28. ^ "John Davis O'Rear - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  29. ^ "Samuel Abbot Maginnis - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  30. ^ "Jesse Samuel Cottrell - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  31. ^ "David E. Kaufman - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  32. ^ "Edward Francis Feely - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  33. ^ "Fay Allen Des Portes - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  34. ^ "Raymond Henry Norweb - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  35. ^ "Robert Granville Caldwell - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  36. ^ "Douglas Jenkins - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  37. ^ "Pierre de Lagarde Boal - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  38. ^ Shavit, David (1992). The United States in Latin America: A Historical Dictionary. Greenwood Press. p. 407. ISBN 9780313275951.
  39. ^ "Walter Clarence Thurston - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  40. ^ "Joseph Flack - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  41. ^ "Irving Florman - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  42. ^ "Edward John Sparks - People - Department History - Office of the Historian". history.state.gov.
  43. ^ "David N. Greenlee (1943–)". United States Department of State. Retrieved September 5, 2014.
  44. ^ U.S. Embassy, La Paz: Biography of the Chargé d’Affaires (Archived by WebCite at https://www.webcitation.org/63LiIIr1L)
  45. ^ U.S. Embassy, La Paz: Chargé d’Affaires Larry L. Memmott (Archived by WebCite at https://www.webcitation.org/69QUKRnZU)
  46. ^ "Chargé d'Affaires Bruce Williamson". U.S. Embassy in Bolivia.

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