Hugh Robert Wilson (1885-1946)

    Foreign Service Officer
    State of Residence: Illinois

    1. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Switzerland)
      Appointed: February 26, 1927
      Presentation of Credentials: June 11, 1927
      Termination of Mission: Left post. July 8, 1937
    2. Assistant Secretary of State
      Appointed: July 9, 1937
      Entry on Duty: August 23, 1937
      Termination of Appointment: January 17, 1938
    3. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Germany)
      Appointed: January 17, 1938
      Presentation of Credentials: March 3, 1938
      Termination of Mission: Left post. November 16, 1938
      • Commissioned to Germany. During the period 1938-1941 each of the following served as Chargé d’Affaires ad interim: Alexander C. Kirk (May 1939-Oct 1940) and Leland B. Morris (Oct 1940-Dec 1941). Morris was serving as Chargé d’Affaires ad interim when Germany declared war on the United Staes Dec 11, 1941.