Frederic Courtland Penfield (1855-1922)

    Non-career appointee
    State of Residence: Pennsylvania

    1. Agent/Consul General (Egypt)
      Appointed: May 13, 1893
      Presentation of Credentials: December 11, 1893
      Termination of Mission: Relinquished charge June 17, 1897
      • Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned after confirmation on Aug 25, 1893.
    2. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Austria)
      Appointed: July 28, 1913
      Presentation of Credentials: September 26, 1913
      Termination of Mission: Left post April 7, 1917
      • Commissioned to Austria-Hungary. Joseph C. Grew was serving as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim when Austria-Hungary severed diplomatic relations with the U.S., Apr 9, 1917.