United States Ambassador to the European Union

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Ambassador of the United States to the European Union
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Seal of the United States Department of State
Incumbent
Vacant

since January 20, 2017
Nominator The President of the United States
Inaugural holder William Walton Butterworth
as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Formation 1961
Website U.S. Mission - European Union

This is a list of United States ambassadors to the European Union. The formal title of this position is Representative of the United States of America to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.

Ambassadors to the European Union[edit]

Name Home State Appointment Presentation Termination Notes
Butterworth, William WaltonWilliam Walton Butterworth Louisiana August 10, 1961 October 25, 1962 [1] A
Tuthill, John W.John W. Tuthill Illinois October 23, 1962 June 7, 1966 [2]
Schaetzel, J. RobertJ. Robert Schaetzel Illinois September 16, 1966 October 25, 1972 [3]
Greenwald, Joseph A.Joseph A. Greenwald Illinois October 12, 1972 January 28, 1976 [4]
Hinton, Deane R.Deane R. Hinton Illinois January 29, 1976 December 3, 1979 [5]
Enders, Thomas O.Thomas O. Enders Connecticut November 6, 1979 May 27, 1981 [6]
Vest, George SouthallGeorge Southall Vest Maryland September 20, 1981 February 27, 1985 [7]
Middendorf, J. WilliamJ. William Middendorf Connecticut July 12, 1985 February 1, 1987 [8]
Kingon, Alfred HughAlfred Hugh Kingon New York March 27, 1987 June 23, 1989 [9]
Niles, ThomasThomas Niles Washington, D.C. June 23, 1989 August 26, 1991 [10]
Dobbins, JamesJames Dobbins New York October 9, 1991 July 31, 1993 [11]
Eizenstat, Stuart E.Stuart E. Eizenstat Washington, D.C. August 2, 1993 April 1996 [12] B
Weaver, A. VernonA. Vernon Weaver Arkansas July 2, 1996 February 28, 1999 [13]
Morningstar, RichardRichard Morningstar Washington, D.C. July 7, 1999 September 21, 2001 [14]
Schnabel, RockwellRockwell Schnabel California October 1, 2001 October 9, 2001 June 18, 2005 [15][16]
Gray, C. BoydenC. Boyden Gray California January 17, 2006 January 20, 2006 December 31, 2007 [17][18]
Silverberg, KristenKristen Silverberg Texas May 2, 2008 July 22, 2008 January 18, 2009 [19][20]
Kennard, WilliamWilliam Kennard Washington, D.C. November 23, 2009 December 2009 July 29, 2013 [21][22]
Gardner, Anthony L.Anthony L. Gardner New York February 13, 2014 March 18, 2014 January 20, 2017 [23]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

^ Previously representative (beginning in 1959) to several of the pre-EU (European Communities) groups including the European Coal and Steel Community, European Economic Community, and European Atomic Energy Community. First ambassador.
^ Title changed from "European Communities" to "European Union" on May 9, 1994.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "William Walton Butterworth". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2015. 
  2. ^ "John Wills Tuthill". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  3. ^ "John Robert Schaetzel". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Joseph Adolph Greenwald". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  5. ^ "Deane Roesch Hinton". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Thomas Ostrom Enders". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  7. ^ "George Southall Vest". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  8. ^ "John William Middendorf II". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  9. ^ "Alfred Hugh Kingon". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  10. ^ "Thomas Michael Tolliver Niles". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  11. ^ "James F. Dobbins". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  12. ^ "Stuart C. Eizenstadt". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  13. ^ "A. Vernon Weaver". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  14. ^ "Richard L. Morningstar". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Rockwell Anthony Schnabel". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Biography: Rockwell Schnabel". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  17. ^ "C. Boyden Gray". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  18. ^ "Biography: C. Boyden Gray". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  19. ^ "Kristen Silverberg". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  20. ^ "Biography: Kristen Silverberg". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  21. ^ "William E. Kennard". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  22. ^ "Biography: William E. Kennard". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 
  23. ^ "Anthony Luzzatto Gardner". State.gov. Retrieved June 24, 2016. 

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