Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle (1897-1961)

    Non-career appointee
    State of Residence: Pennsylvania

    1. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Norway)
      Appointed: July 22, 1935
      Presentation of Credentials: September 7, 1935
      Termination of Mission: Left post May 21, 1937
    2. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Poland)
      Appointed: May 4, 1937
      Presentation of Credentials: June 2, 1937
      Termination of Mission: Left London December 1, 1943
      • Biddle left Warsaw, Sep 5, 1939, and followed the Government of Poland first to France (Sep 1939-Jun 1940) and later to England (where Biddle arrived Mar 14, 1941). Rudolf E. Schoenfeld opened the Embassy near the Government of Poland established in England, making his initial call as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim on Sep 21, 1940. Biddle was also commissioned to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Yugoslavia; resident at London during his service near those governments. Rudolf E. Schoenfeld was serving as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim when the mission of the Embassy near the Government of Poland established in England was terminated on Jul 5, 1945, on which date the Embassy in Warsaw was re-established with Ambassador Lane in charge pending presentation of his letter of credence.
    3. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Norway)
      Appointed: February 11, 1941
      Presentation of Credentials: March 20, 1941
      • Served near the Government of Norway established in England; commissioned also to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, and Yugoslavia; resident at London.
    4. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Belgium)
      Appointed: February 11, 1941
      Presentation of Credentials: March 24, 1941
      Termination of Mission: Left London December 1, 1943
      • Served near the Government of Belgium established in England; commissioned also to Czechoslovakia, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and, Yugoslavia; resident at London.
    5. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Netherlands)
      Appointed: February 11, 1941
      Presentation of Credentials: March 27, 1941
      • Served near the Government of the Netherlands established in England; commissioned also to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, and Yugoslavia;
    6. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Yugoslavia)
      Appointed: July 30, 1941
      Presentation of Credentials: October 3, 1941
      • Served near the Government of Yugoslavia established in England; commissioned to Yugoslavia and to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Poland; resident at London.
    7. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Czechoslovakia)
      Appointed: September 17, 1941
      Presentation of Credentials: October 28, 1941
      • Served near the Government of Czechoslovakia established in England; also commissioned to Belgium, Greece and Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Yugoslavia; resident at London.
    8. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Greece)
      Appointed: November 13, 1941
      Presentation of Credentials: November 28, 1941
      • Served near the Government of Greece established in England; commissioned also to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Yugoslavia; resident at London.
    9. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Netherlands)
      Appointed: May 12, 1942
      Presentation of Credentials: May 8, 1942
      Termination of Mission: Left London December 1, 1943
      • Served near the Government of the Netherlands established in England; commissioned also to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Luxembourg, Norway, Poland, and Yugoslavia. Formally received, and the Legation raised to Embassy status, on May 8.
    10. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Norway)
      Appointed: May 12, 1942
      Presentation of Credentials: May 13, 1942
      Termination of Mission: Left London December 1, 1943
      • Served near the Government of Norway established in England; commissioned also to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, and Yugoslavia; resident at London.
    11. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Greece)
      Appointed: September 29, 1942
      Presentation of Credentials: October 30, 1942
      Termination of Mission: Government of Greece transferred to Egypt March 16, 1943
      • Served near the Government of Greece established in England; commissioned also to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Yugoslavia; resident at London.
    12. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Yugoslavia)
      Appointed: September 29, 1942
      Presentation of Credentials: November 3, 1942
      Termination of Mission: Government of Yugoslavia transferred to Egypt September 28, 1943
      • Served near the Government of Yugoslavia established in England; commissioned to Yugoslavia and to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, and Poland; resident at London.
    13. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Czechoslovakia)
      Appointed: June 4, 1943
      Presentation of Credentials: July 12, 1943
      Termination of Mission: Left London on December 1, 1943
    14. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Luxembourg)
      Appointed: November 12, 1943
      • Commissioned to serve near the Government of Luxembourg established in the United Kingdom, where Biddle was accredited to Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and Yugoslavia; took oath of office as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Luxembourg after he left London and did not return to post.
    15. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Spain)
      Appointed: March 29, 1961
      Presentation of Credentials: May 25, 1961
      Termination of Mission: Left Spain October 12, 1961