Chester Bliss Bowles (1901-1986)

    Non-career appointee
    State of Residence: Connecticut

    1. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (India)
      Appointed: October 10, 1951
      Presentation of Credentials: November 1, 1951
      Termination of Mission: Left post March 23, 1953
      • Also accredited to Nepal; resident at new Delhi.
    2. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Nepal)
      Appointed: October 10, 1951
      Presentation of Credentials: February 16, 1952
      Termination of Mission: Left New Delhi March 23, 1953
      • Also accredited to India; resident at New Delhi.
    3. Under Secretary of State
      Appointed: January 24, 1961
      Entry on Duty: January 25, 1961
      Termination of Appointment: December 3, 1961
    4. Ambassador at Large
      Appointed: December 1, 1961
      Entry on Duty: December 4, 1961
      Termination of Appointment: June 9, 1963
      • Commissioned as Presidential Special Representative and Adviser on African, Asian, and Latin American Affairs. Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned after confirmation on Jan 30, 1962.
    5. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (India)
      Appointed: May 3, 1963
      Presentation of Credentials: July 19, 1963
      Termination of Mission: Left post April 21, 1969