Principal Officers and Chiefs of Mission, by Year: 1961

Note: Career Foreign Service appointees are asterisked.

  • *Theodore Carter Achilles (1905–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Peru (1956–1960)
    • Counselor (1960–1961)
  • Anthony Boyce Akers (1914–1976)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, New Zealand (1961–1963)
  • William Hollingsworth Attwood (1919–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea (1961–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kenya (1964–1966)
  • John Stothoff Badeau (1903–1995)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1961–1964)
  • *Charles Franklin Baldwin (1902–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malaysia (1961–1964)
  • George Wildman Ball (1909–1994)
    • Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment (1961)
    • Under Secretary of State (1961–1966)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (1968)
  • *Walworth Barbour (1908–1982)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Israel (1961–1973)
    • Career Ambassador (1969)
  • *Leland Judd Barrows (1906–1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cameroon (1960–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Togo (1960–1961)
  • *Frederic Pearson Bartlett (1909–1970)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Madagascar (1960–1962)
  • *Lucius Durham Battle (1918–2008)
    • Executive Secretary (1961–1962)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs (1962–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1964–1967)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1967–1968)
  • *Jacob Dyneley Beam (1908–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Poland (1957–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1966–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia (1969–1973)
  • David Elliott Bell (1919–2000)
    • Administrator of the Agency for International Development (1961–1966)
  • *John Oscar Bell (1912–2000)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guatemala (1962–1965)
  • Andrew Henry Thomas Berding (1902–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs (1957–1961)
  • *Samuel David Berger (1911–1980)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Korea (1961–1964)
  • *Maurice Marshall Bernbaum (1910–2008)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ecuador (1960–1965)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Venezuela (1965–1969)
  • Anthony Joseph Drexel Biddle Jr. (1896–1961)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Norway (1935–1937)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Poland (1937–1943)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belgium (1941–1943)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1941–1943)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Greece (1941–1942)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Netherlands (1941–1942)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Norway (1941–1942)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Yugoslavia (1941–1942)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (1942–1943)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Netherlands (1942–1943)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Norway (1942–1943)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Yugoslavia (1942–1943)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1943)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Spain (1961)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Luxembourg (Took oath of office as Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Luxembourg after he left London, but did not return to post.)
  • William McCormick Blair Jr. (1916–2015)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Denmark (1961–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1964–1967)
  • *Wilton Wendell Blancke (1908–1971)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Brazzaville) (1960–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Central African Republic (1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chad (1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Gabon (1961)
  • *James Cowles Hart Bonbright (1903–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Portugal (1955–1958)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sweden (1959–1961)
  • *Philip Wilson Bonsal (1903–1995)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Spain (1946–1947)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Colombia (1955–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bolivia (1957–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cuba (1959–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Morocco (1961–1962)
  • Chester Bliss Bowles (1901–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1951–1953)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nepal (1952–1953)
    • Ambassador at Large (1961–1963)
    • Under Secretary of State (1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1963–1969)
  • *Ellis Ormsbee Briggs (1899–1976)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Dominican Republic (1944–1945)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uruguay (1947–1949)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1949–1952)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Korea (1952–1955)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Peru (1955–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1956–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (1959–1962)
    • Career Ambassador (1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Spain (Not commissioned; nomination withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.)
  • *Aaron Switzer Brown (1913–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nicaragua (1961–1967)
  • *Winthrop Gilman Brown (1907–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Laos (1960–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Korea (1964–1967)
    • Career Ambassador (1969)
  • David Kirkpatrick Este Bruce (1898–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, France (1949–1952)
    • Under Secretary of State (1952–1953)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Germany (1957–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United Kingdom (1961–1969)
    • Chief, China (1973–1974)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1974–1976)
  • Wiley Thomas Buchanan Jr. (1914–1986)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Luxembourg (1953–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Luxembourg (1956)
    • Chief of Protocol (1957–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Austria (1975–1977)
  • Ellsworth Bunker (1894–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1951–1952)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Italy (1952–1953)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1957–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nepal (1957–1959)
    • Permanent Representative of the U.S.A. to the Organization of American States (Washington) (1964–1966)
    • Ambassador at Large (1966–1967)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Vietnam (1967–1973)
    • Ambassador at Large (1973–1978)
  • William Armistead Moale Burden (1906–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belgium (1959–1961)
  • Warren Randolph Burgess (1889–1978)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1957–1961)
  • *John Howard Burns (1913–2017)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Central African Republic (1961–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tanzania (1966–1969)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1969–1971)
  • *Charles Robert Burrows (1910–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Honduras (1960–1965)
  • *William Walton Butterworth (1903–1975)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1949–1950)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sweden (1950–1953)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (1961–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Canada (1962–1968)
    • Career Ambassador (1962)
  • *Homer Morrison Byington Jr. (1908–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malaysia (1957–1961)
  • *Henry Alfred Byroade (1913–1993)
    • Director of the Bureau of German Affairs (1950–1952)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1952–1955)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1955–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1956–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Afghanistan (1959–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burma (1963–1968)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1969–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1973–1977)
  • *John Moors Cabot (1901–1981)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Finland (1950–1952)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1953–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sweden (1954–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Colombia (1957–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1959–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Poland (1962–1965)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; did not serve under this appointment.)
  • *John Archibald Calhoun (1918–2000)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chad (1961–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tunisia (1969–1972)
  • Albert Sidney Johnson Carnahan (1897–1968)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sierra Leone (1961–1963)
  • Abram Joseph Chayes (1922–2000)
    • Legal Adviser (1961–1964)
  • Harlan Cleveland (1918–2008)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1961–1965)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1965–1969)
  • Charles Woolsey Cole (1906–1978)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chile (1961–1964)
  • Mercer Cook (1903–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Niger (1961–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Senegal (1964–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, The Gambia (1965–1966)
  • Philip Hall Coombs (1915–2006)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs (1961–1962)
  • *William Avery Crawford (1915–2001)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Romania (1962–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Romania (1964–1965)
  • *William James Crockett (1914–1999)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1961–1963)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management (1963–1967)
  • Philip Kingsland Crowe (1908–1976)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sri Lanka (1953–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1959–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Norway (1969–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Denmark (1973–1975)
  • *Hugh Smith Cumming Jr. (1900–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Indonesia (1953–1957)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1957–1961)
  • Charles Francis Darlington (1904–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Gabon (1961–1964)
  • Nelson Binkley David (1906–)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (Montreal) (1957–1968)
  • Clarence Douglas Dillon (1909–2003)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, France (1953–1957)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs (1957–1958)
    • Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment (1958–1959)
    • Under Secretary of State (1959–1961)
  • *Walter Cecil Dowling (1905–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Korea (1956–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Germany (1959–1963)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1959)
    • Career Ambassador (1962)
  • *Gerald Augustin Drew (1903–1970)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Jordan (1950–1952)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1952–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bolivia (1954–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Haiti (1957–1960)
    • Inspector General of the Department of State and the Foreign Service (1960–1962)
  • *Everett Francis Drumright (1906–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, China (1958–1962)
  • *William Redman Duggan (1915–1977)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Tanzania (1961)
  • Angier Biddle Duke (1915–1995)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, El Salvador (1952–1953)
    • Chief of Protocol (1961–1965)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Spain (1965–1968)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Denmark (1968–1969)
    • Chief of Protocol (1968)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Morocco (1979–1981)
  • *Elbridge Durbrow (1903–1997)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Vietnam (1957–1961)
  • Frederick Gary Dutton (1923–2005)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1961–1964)
  • Lane Dwinell (1906–1997)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1959–1961)
  • *Charles Burke Elbrick (1908–1983)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1957–1958)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Portugal (1959–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1964–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1969–1970)
    • Career Ambassador (1969)
  • *Thomas Stuart Estes (1913–2001)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burkina Faso (1961–1966)
  • *John Scott Everton (1908–2003)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burma (1961–1963)
  • Joseph Simpson Farland (1914–2007)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Dominican Republic (1957–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Panama (1960–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1969–1972)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iran (1972–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Fiji (Not commissioned; nomination of October 11, 1973, withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, New Zealand (Not commissioned; nomination of October 11, 1973, withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Samoa (Not commissioned; nomination of October 11, 1973, withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tonga (Not commissioned; nomination on October 11, 1973, withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.)
  • Thomas Knight Finletter (1893–1980)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1961–1965)
  • Paul Frederick Foster (1889–1972)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna) (1959–1961)
  • William Chapman Foster (1897–1984)
    • Administrator of the Economic Cooperation Administration (1950–1951)
    • Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1961–1968)
  • *Fulton Freeman (1915–1974)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Colombia (1961–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mexico (1964–1969)
  • John Kenneth Galbraith (1908–2006)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1961–1963)
  • *Waldemar John Gallman (1899–1980)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Poland (1948–1950)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1951–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iraq (1954–1958)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1958–1961)
  • James Maurice Gavin (1907–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, France (1961–1962)
  • Abraham Lincoln Gordon (1913–2009)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1961–1966)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1966–1967)
  • *Bernard Anthony Gufler (1903–1973)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Lithuania (1940)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sri Lanka (1959–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Finland (1961–1963)
  • *Edmund Asbury Gullion (1913–1998)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Finland (1944)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1961–1964)
  • Eric Hill Hager (1918–1973)
    • Legal Adviser (1959–1961)
  • Fowler Hamilton (1911–1984)
    • Administrator of the Agency for International Development (1961–1962)
  • *William Jules Handley (1918–1979)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mali (1962–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1969–1973)
  • *Raymond Arthur Hare (1901–1994)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Saudi Arabia (1950–1953)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Yemen (1951–1953)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lebanon (1953–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1956–1958)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1958–1959)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Yemen (1959)
    • Career Ambassador (1960)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1960–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1961–1965)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1965–1966)
  • William Averell Harriman (1891–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia (1943–1946)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United Kingdom (1946)
    • Director of the Mutual Security Agency (1951–1953)
    • Ambassador at Large (1961)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1961–1963)
    • Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1963–1965)
    • Ambassador at Large (1965–1969)
  • *Parker Thompson Hart (1910–1997)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Saudi Arabia (1961–1965)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Yemen (1961–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kuwait (1962–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1965–1968)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1968–1969)
    • Director of the Foreign Service Institute (1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Jordan (Took oath of office, but did not proceed to post, Jordan having united briefly with Iraq in the Arab Union.)
  • *Norris S. Haselton (1902–1981)
    • Deputy Inspector General of Foreign Assistance (1961–1962)
    • Inspector General of the Department of State and the Foreign Service (1962–1964)
  • Lawrence Brooks Hays (1898–1981)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1961)
  • *Donald Read Heath (1894–1981)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Bulgaria (1947–1950)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Cambodia (1950–1952)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Laos (1950–1954)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, State of Vietnam (1950–1952)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cambodia (1952–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, State of Vietnam (1952–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lebanon (1955–1958)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Saudi Arabia (1958–1961)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Yemen (Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on January 27, 1958, after confirmation. Took oath of office, but did not present credentials in Yemen.)
  • *Loy Wesley Henderson (1892–1986)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Iraq (1943–1945)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1948–1951)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Nepal (1948–1951)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iran (1951–1954)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1955)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management (1955)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management (1955–1961)
    • Career Ambassador (1956)
  • Christian Archibald Herter (1895–1966)
    • Under Secretary of State (1957–1959)
    • Secretary of State (1959–1961)
    • U.S. Trade Representative (1962–1966)
  • *John Dewey Hickerson (1898–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1949–1953)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Finland (1955–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1960–1961)
  • Roger Hilsman Jr. (1919–2014)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1961–1963)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1963–1964)
  • *Julius Cecil Holmes (1899–1968)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1944–1945)
    • Diplomatic Agent/Consul General, Morocco (1955–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iran (1961–1965)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iran (Not commissioned; nomination withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.)
  • Harold Boies Hoskins (1895–?)
    • Director of the Foreign Service Institute (1955–1961)
  • Amory Houghton (1899–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, France (1957–1961)
  • Walter Howe (1907–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chile (1958–1961)
  • *John Durnford Jernegan (1911–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iraq (1959–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Algeria (1965–1967)
  • *Ural Alexis Johnson (1908–1997)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1953–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Thailand (1958–1961)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1961–1964)
    • Career Ambassador (1964)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1965–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Japan (1966–1969)
    • Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1969–1973)
    • Ambassador at Large (1973–1977)
  • *George Lewis Jones (1907–1971)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tunisia (1956–1959)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1959–1961)
  • *Howard Palfrey Jones (1899–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Indonesia (1958–1965)
  • *John Wesley Jones (1907–1998)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Libya (1958–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Peru (1963–1969)
  • Roger Warren Jones (1908–1993)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management (1961–1962)
  • Philip Mayer Kaiser (1913–2007)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mauritania (1961–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Senegal (1961–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Hungary (1977–1980)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Austria (1980–1981)
  • *George Frost Kennan (1904–2005)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1947–1949)
    • Counselor (1949–1951)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia (1952)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1961–1963)
  • *Ridgway Brewster Knight (1911–2001)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Syria (1961–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Syria (1962–1965)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belgium (1965–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Portugal (1969–1973)
  • *Foy David Kohler (1908–1990)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1959–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia (1962–1966)
    • Career Ambassador (1964)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1966–1967)
  • Henry Richardson Labouisse Jr. (1904–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (1962–1965)
  • John Davis Lodge (1903–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Spain (1955–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1969–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Switzerland (1983–1985)
  • James Isaac Loeb Jr. (1908–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Peru (1961–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea (1963–1965)
  • *Andrew Green Lynch (1902–1966)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Libya (1951)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Somalia (1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Somalia (1960–1962)
  • *Douglas MacArthur II (1909–1997)
    • Counselor (1953–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Japan (1957–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belgium (1961–1965)
    • Career Ambassador (1964)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1965–1967)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Austria (1967–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iran (1969–1972)
  • William Butts Macomber Jr. (1921–2003)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1957–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Jordan (1961–1963)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1967–1969)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management (1969–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1973–1977)
  • *Dayton S. Mak (1917–)
    • Chargé d’Affaires, Kuwait (1961–1962)
  • *Thomas Clifton Mann (1912–1999)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, El Salvador (1955–1957)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs (1957–1960)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1957–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mexico (1961–1963)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1963–1965)
    • Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment (1965–1966)
  • *Edwin McCammon Martin (1908–2002)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs (1960–1962)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1962–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1964–1968)
    • Career Ambassador (1969)
  • *Graham Anderson Martin (1912–1990)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva) (1960–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Thailand (1963–1967)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Italy (1969–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Vietnam (1973–1975)
  • *Elbert George Mathews (1910–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Liberia (1959–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nigeria (1964–1969)
  • *Harrison Freeman Matthews (1899–1986)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Spain (1939)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sweden (1947–1950)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Netherlands (1953–1957)
    • Secretary of State ad interim (1953)
    • Career Ambassador (1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Austria (1957–1962)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Sweden (Took oath of office, but did not proceed to post in this capacity.)
  • *Robert Mills McClintock (1909–1976)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cambodia (1954–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lebanon (1958–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1962–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Venezuela (1970–1975)
  • *Walter Patrick McConaughy Jr. (1908–2000)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burma (1957–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Korea (1959–1961)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1962–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, China (1966–1974)
  • George Crews McGhee (1912–2005)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1949–1951)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1952–1953)
    • Counselor (1961)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1961)
    • Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1961–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Germany (1963–1968)
    • Ambassador at Large (1968–1969)
  • *Robinson McIlvaine (1913–2001)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Benin (1961–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea (1966–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kenya (1969–1973)
  • Dempster McIntosh (1896–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uruguay (1953–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Venezuela (1956–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Colombia (1959–1961)
  • Robert Moody McKinney (1910–2001)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna) (1957–1958)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Switzerland (1961–1963)
  • Robert Walter Scott McLeod (1914–1961)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs (1953–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ireland (1957–1961)
  • *Livingston Tallmadge Merchant (1903–1976)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1953–1956)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1953–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Canada (1956–1958)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1959)
    • Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1959–1961)
    • Career Ambassador (1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Canada (1961–1962)
    • Secretary of State ad interim (1961)
  • *Armin Henry Meyer (1914–2006)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lebanon (1962–1965)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iran (1965–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Japan (1969–1972)
  • *Sheldon Tibbetts Mills (1904–1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ecuador (1954–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Afghanistan (1956–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Jordan (1959–1961)
  • *James Sayle Moose Jr. (1903–1989)
    • Minister Resident/Foreign Service officer, Saudi Arabia (1943–1944)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Syria (1952)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Syria (1952–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sudan (1958–1962)
  • deLesseps Story Morrison (1912–1964)
    • Permanent Representative of the U.S.A. to the Organization of American States (Washington) (1961–1963)
  • John Howard Morrow (1910–2000)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea (1959–1961)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (1961–1963)
  • Teodoro Moscoso (1910–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Venezuela (1961)
  • *John Joseph Muccio (1900–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Korea (1949–1952)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Iceland (1954–1955)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iceland (1955–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guatemala (1960–1961)
  • Edward R. Murrow (1908–1965)
    • Director of the U.S. Information Agency (1961–1964)
  • *Robert Newbegin II (1905–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Honduras (1958–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Haiti (1960–1961)
  • *Frederick Ernest Nolting Jr. (1911–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Vietnam (1961–1963)
  • *Edward Page Jr. (1905–1965)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Bulgaria (1960–1962)
  • *Joseph Palmer II (1914–1994)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nigeria (1960–1964)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1964–1966)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1966–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Libya (1969–1972)
  • *James Graham Parsons (1907–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Laos (1956–1958)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1959–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sweden (1961–1967)
  • *James Kedzie Penfield (1908–2004)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iceland (1961–1967)
  • Frederick Valdemar Erastus Peterson (1903–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Denmark (1957–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Finland (1969–1973)
  • *Leon Baqueiro Poullada (1913–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Togo (1961–1964)
  • *Karl Lott Rankin (1898–1991)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, China (1950–1953)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, China (1953–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1958–1961)
  • *Christian Magelssen Ravndal (1899–1984)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1947–1949)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uruguay (1949–1951)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Hungary (1952–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ecuador (1956–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1960–1961)
  • *Robert Borden Reams (1904–1994)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Denmark (1941)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Benin (1960–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burkina Faso (1960–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Côte d’Ivoire (1960–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Niger (1960–1961)
  • Ogden Rogers Reid (1925–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Israel (1959–1961)
  • *Herbert Reiner Jr. (1916–1999)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Sierra Leone (1961)
  • *George Frederick Reinhardt (1911–1971)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Vietnam (1955–1957)
    • Counselor (1957–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1960–1961)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Yemen (1960–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Italy (1961–1968)
  • Edwin Oldfather Reischauer (1910–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Japan (1961–1966)
  • John Stanley Rice (1899–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Netherlands (1961–1964)
  • *Arthur Lincoln Richards (1907–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ethiopia (1960–1962)
  • *James Williams Riddleberger (1904–1982)
    • Director of the Bureau of German Affairs (1952)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1953–1958)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (1958–1959)
    • Director of the International Cooperation Administration (1959–1961)
    • Career Ambassador (1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Austria (1962–1967)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; did not serve under this appointment.)
  • Walt Whitman Rostow (1916–2003)
    • Counselor (1961–1966)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1961–1966)
  • *William Manning Rountree (1917–1995)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1956–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1959–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sudan (1962–1965)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1966–1970)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1970–1973)
  • *Roy Richard Rubottom Jr. (1912–2010)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1957–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1960–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; declined appointment.)
  • David Dean Rusk (1909–1994)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1949–1951)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State (1949–1950)
    • Secretary of State (1961–1969)
  • *Francis Henry Russell (1904–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, New Zealand (1957–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ghana (1961–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tunisia (1962–1969)
  • *Joseph Charles Satterthwaite (1900–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sri Lanka (1949–1953)
    • Diplomatic Agent/Consul General, Morocco (1953–1955)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burma (1955–1957)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1957–1958)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1958–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1961–1965)
  • *William Joseph Sebald (1901–1980)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burma (1952–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Australia (1957–1961)
  • Gerard Coad Smith (1914–1994)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1957–1961)
    • Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1969–1973)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna) (1977–1980)
    • Ambassador at Large (1977–1980)
  • Henry DeWolf Smyth (1898–1986)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna) (1961–1970)
  • *William Pennell Snow (1907–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burma (1959–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Paraguay (1961–1967)
  • *Edward John Sparks (1897–1976)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bolivia (1952–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guatemala (1955–1958)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Venezuela (1958–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uruguay (1961–1962)
  • *Henry Endicott Stebbins (1905–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nepal (1959–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uganda (1966–1969)
  • *Ben Solomon Stephansky (1913–1999)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bolivia (1961–1963)
  • Adlai Ewing Stevenson II (1900–1965)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (1961–1965)
  • William Edwards Stevenson (1900–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1962–1964)
  • Harry Farnum Stimpson Jr. (1913–2005)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Paraguay (1959–1961)
  • Edward Grant Stockdale (1915–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ireland (1961–1962)
  • *Carl Walther Strom (1899–1969)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cambodia (1956–1959)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bolivia (1959–1961)
    • Director of the Foreign Service Institute (1961–1962)
  • Allingham Burks Summers (1898–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Luxembourg (1960–1961)
  • Phillips Talbot (1915–2010)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1961–1965)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (1965–1969)
  • Henry Junior Taylor (1902–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Switzerland (1957–1961)
  • Raymond L. Telles Jr. (1915–2013)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Costa Rica (1961–1967)
  • *Llewellyn E. Thompson Jr. (1904–1972)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Austria (1952–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia (1957–1962)
    • Career Ambassador (1960)
    • Ambassador at Large (1962–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia (1967–1969)
  • *Tyler Thompson (1907–2002)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iceland (1960–1961)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1961–1964)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Finland (1964–1969)
  • *Raymond LeRoy Thurston (1913–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Haiti (1962–1963)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Somalia (1965–1968)
  • *Clare Hayes Timberlake (1907–1982)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1960–1961)
  • *William Cattell Trimble (1907–1996)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cambodia (1959–1962)
  • Roger Wellington Tubby (1910–1991)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs (1961–1962)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva) (1967–1969)
  • *John Wills Tuthill (1910–1996)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Paris) (1961–1962)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (1962–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1966–1969)
  • *Henry Serrano Villard (1900–1996)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Libya (1952–1954)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva) (1958–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mali (1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mauritania (1960–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Senegal (1960–1961)
  • James Jeremiah Wadsworth (1905–1984)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (1960–1961)
  • *Edward Thompson Wailes (1903–1969)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1953–1954)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1954–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iran (1958–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1961–1962)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Hungary (Took oath of office and proceeded to post, but did not present credentials. Left post on February 27, 1957.)
  • *Walter Newbold Walmsley Jr. (1904–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tunisia (1959–1962)
  • *Clifton Reginald Wharton (1899–1990)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Romania (1958–1960)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Norway (1961–1964)
  • Thomas Edward Whelan (1895–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nicaragua (1951–1961)
  • John Hay Whitney (1904–1982)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United Kingdom (1957–1961)
  • Francis Orlando Wilcox (1908–1985)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1955–1961)
  • *Fraser Wilkins (1908–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cyprus (1960–1964)
    • Inspector General of the Department of State and the Foreign Service (1964–1971)
  • Whiting Willauer (1906–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Honduras (1954–1958)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Costa Rica (1958–1961)
  • Gerhard Mennen Williams (1911–1988)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1961–1966)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1968–1969)
  • *Murat Willis Williams (1914–1994)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, El Salvador (1961–1964)
  • *Frances Elizabeth Willis (1899–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Switzerland (1953–1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Norway (1957–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sri Lanka (1961–1964)
    • Career Ambassador (1962)
  • James Wilmer Wine (1918–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Luxembourg (1961–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Côte d’Ivoire (1962–1965)
  • *Robert Forbes Woodward (1908–2001)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Costa Rica (1954–1958)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uruguay (1958–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chile (1961)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1961–1962)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Spain (1962–1965)
  • *Thomas Kenneth Wright (1908–1998)
    • Chargé d’Affaires, Malaysia (1957)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mali (1961)
  • *Charles Woodruff Yost (1907–1981)
    • Chargé d’Affaires, Thailand (1946)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary, Laos (1954–1955)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Laos (1955–1956)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Morocco (1958–1961)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Syria (1958)
    • Career Ambassador (1964)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (1969–1971)
  • Kenneth Todd Young Jr. (1916–1972)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Thailand (1961–1963)