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William Christian Bullitt (1891–1967)

Non-career appointee
State of Residence: Pennsylvania
  1. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Russia)
    Appointed: November 21, 1933
    Presentation of Credentials: December 13, 1933
    Termination of Mission: Left Russia May 16, 1936
    • Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on January 15, 1934, after confirmation. Commissioned to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
  2. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (France)
    Appointed: August 25, 1936
    Presentation of Credentials: October 13, 1936
    Termination of Mission: Left La Bourboule July 11, 1940
    • Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on January 23, 1937, after confirmation. Anthony J. Drexel Biddle, Jr., acted as Deputy Ambassador to France, June 13-25, 1940.