Principal Officers and Chiefs of Mission, by Year: 1989

Note: Career Foreign Service appointees are asterisked.

  • Morris Berthold Abram (1918–2000)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva) (1989–1993)
  • *Morton Isaac Abramowitz (1933–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Thailand (1978–1981)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1985–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1989–1991)
    • Career Ambassador (1989)
  • Elliott Abrams (1948–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (1981–1985)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1981)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1985–1989)
  • *Alvin P. Adams (1942–2015)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Djibouti (1983–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Haiti (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Peru (1993–1996)
  • *G. Norman Anderson (1932–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sudan (1986–1989)
  • *Cresencio S. Arcos Jr. (1943–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Honduras (1989–1993)
  • *Michael Hayden Armacost (1937–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1982–1984)
    • Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1984–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Japan (1989–1993)
    • Secretary of State ad interim (1989)
  • Daryl Arnold (1924–1998)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Singapore (1987–1989)
  • Bernard William Aronson (1946–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1989–1993)
  • James Addison Baker III (1930–)
    • Secretary of State (1989–1992)
  • *Richard Clark Barkley (1932–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, German Democratic Republic (1988–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1991–1994)
  • *Robert South Barrett IV (1927–2004)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Comoros (1980)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Madagascar (1980)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Djibouti (1988–1991)
  • *Reginald Bartholomew (1936–2012)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1979–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lebanon (1983–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Spain (1986–1989)
    • Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs (1989–1992)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1992–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Italy (1993–1997)
  • Frederick M. Bernthal (1943–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (1988–1990)
  • Everett E. Bierman (1924–2017)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Papua New Guinea (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Solomon Islands (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Vanuatu (1987–1989)
  • *James Keough Bishop (1938–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Niger (1979–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Liberia (1987–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Somalia (1990–1991)
  • Shirley Jane Temple Black (1928–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ghana (1974–1976)
    • Chief of Protocol (1976–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1989–1992)
  • *John Dale Blacken (1930–2015)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea-Bissau (1986–1989)
  • Julia Chang Bloch (1942–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nepal (1989–1993)
  • *Richard Wood Boehm (1926–2011)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cyprus (1984–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Oman (1988–1992)
  • John R. Bolton (1948–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1989–1993)
    • Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs (2001–2005)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (2005–2006)
  • *L. Paul Bremer III (1941–)
    • Executive Secretary (1981–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Netherlands (1983–1986)
    • Ambassador at Large (1986–1989)
    • Director of the Bureau of Counterterrorism (1986–1989)
  • *Everett Ellis Briggs (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Panama (1982–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Honduras (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Portugal (1990–1993)
  • Keith Lapham Brown (1925–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lesotho (1982–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Denmark (1988–1992)
  • *Kenneth Lee Brown (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Brazzaville) (1981–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Côte d’Ivoire (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ghana (1992–1995)
  • *William Andreas Brown (1930–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Thailand (1985–1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Israel (1988–1992)
  • William F. Burns (1932–)
    • Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1988–1989)
  • John Andrew Burroughs Jr. (1936–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malawi (1981–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uganda (1988–1991)
  • Richard R. Burt (1947–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1981–1982)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1983–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Germany (1985–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the U.S. Office for Arms Reduction Negotiations (Geneva) (1989–1991)
  • Morris Dempson Busby (1938–)
    • Director of the Bureau of Counterterrorism (1989–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Colombia (1991–1994)
  • Henry Edward Catto Jr. (1930–2011)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, El Salvador (1971–1973)
    • Chief of Protocol (1974–1976)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva) (1976–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United Kingdom (1989–1991)
    • Director of the U.S. Information Agency (1991–1993)
  • *James Richard Cheek (1936–2011)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Ethiopia (1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sudan (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1993–1996)
  • *Joan Margaret Clark (1922–)
    • Director of the Office of Management Policy (1977–1979)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malta (1979–1981)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1981–1983)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs (1983–1989)
  • *Warren Clark Jr. (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Gabon (1987–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sao Tome and Principe (1987–1989)
  • *William Clark Jr. (1930–2008)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1989–1992)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1992–1993)
  • Richard A. Clarke (1950–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1989–1992)
  • *Paul Matthews Cleveland (1931–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, New Zealand (1985–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Samoa (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malaysia (1989–1992)
  • Charles Elvan Cobb Jr. (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iceland (1989–1992)
  • *Herman Jay Cohen (1932–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, The Gambia (1977–1980)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Senegal (1977–1980)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1989–1993)
    • Career Ambassador (1992)
  • *Elinor Greer Constable (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kenya (1986–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (1993–1995)
  • *Frances D. Cook (1945–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burundi (1980–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cameroon (1989–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Oman (1995–1999)
  • *Marion V. Creekmore Jr. (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Maldives (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sri Lanka (1989–1992)
  • *Trusten Frank Crigler (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Rwanda (1976–1979)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Somalia (1987–1990)
  • Chester A. Crocker (1941–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1981–1989)
  • *Carl Copeland Cundiff (1941–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Niger (1988–1991)
  • Walter Joseph Patrick Curley Jr. (1922–2016)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ireland (1975–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, France (1989–1993)
  • *Walter Leon Cutler (1931–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1975–1979)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iran (1979)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tunisia (1981–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Saudi Arabia (1984–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Saudi Arabia (1988–1989)
  • *Jeffrey S. Davidow (1944–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Zambia (1988–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Venezuela (1993–1996)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1996–1998)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mexico (1998–2002)
    • Career Ambassador (2002)
  • Arthur H. Davis Jr. (1917–2000)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Paraguay (1982–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Panama (1986–1990)
  • *John Roger Davis Jr. (1927–)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Poland (1987)
    • Chargé d’Affaires, Poland (1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Poland (1988–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Romania (1991–1994)
  • *Willard Ames De Pree (1928–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mozambique (1976–1980)
    • Director of the Office of Management Policy (1983–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bangladesh (1987–1990)
  • *Edmund T. DeJarnette (1938–2015)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Central African Republic (1983–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tanzania (1989–1992)
    • Director, Angola (1994)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Angola (1994–1995)
  • Edward J. Derwinski (1926–2012)
    • Counselor (1983–1987)
    • Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs (1987–1989)
  • *Edward Peter Djerejian (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Syria (1988–1991)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1991–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Israel (1993–1994)
  • *Charles Franklin Dunbar (1937–)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Afghanistan (1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Qatar (1983–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Yemen (1988–1991)
  • *Lawrence Sidney Eagleburger (1930–2011)
    • Deputy Under Secretary of State for Management (1975–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1977–1981)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1981–1982)
    • Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1982–1984)
    • Career Ambassador (1984)
    • Deputy Secretary of State (1989–1992)
    • Secretary of State ad interim (1992)
    • Secretary of State (1992–1993)
  • Fred J. Eckert (1941–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Fiji (1982–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kiribati (1982–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tonga (1982–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tuvalu (1982–1984)
    • U.S. Representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture (Rome) (1987–1989)
  • Mark L. Edelman (1943–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cameroon (1987–1989)
  • Luigi R. Einaudi (1936–)
    • Permanent Representative of the U.S.A. to the Organization of American States (Washington) (1989–1993)
  • *Raymond C. Ewing (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cyprus (1981–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ghana (1989–1992)
  • *Thomas C. Ferguson (1950–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brunei (1987–1989)
  • *David C. Fields (1937–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Central African Republic (1986–1989)
    • Director of the Office of Foreign Missions (1990–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Marshall Islands (1992–1995)
  • Arthur W. Fort (1936–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1989–1993)
  • J. Edward Fox (1948–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1986–1989)
  • Milton Frank (1919–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nepal (1988–1989)
  • *Charles W. Freeman Jr. (1943–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Saudi Arabia (1989–1992)
  • Sherman M. Funk (1925–2013)
    • Inspector General of the Department of State and the Foreign Service (1987–1994)
  • Charles A. Gargano (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Trinidad and Tobago (1988–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Austria (Nomination of November 7, 2007, withdrawn March 13, 2008.)
  • Bruce S. Gelb (1927–)
    • Director of the U.S. Information Agency (1989–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belgium (1991–1993)
  • *Robert S. Gelbard (1944–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bolivia (1988–1991)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (1993–1997)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Indonesia (1999–2001)
  • Jean Broward Shevlin Gerard (1938–1996)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (1981–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Luxembourg (1985–1990)
  • Joseph Ghougassian (1944–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Qatar (1985–1989)
  • Joseph Bernard Gildenhorn (1929–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Switzerland (1989–1993)
  • Theodore E. Gildred (1925–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1986–1989)
  • *Charles A. Gillespie Jr. (1935–2008)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Colombia (1985–1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chile (1988–1991)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Grenada ()
  • *April Catherine Glaspie (1942–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iraq (1988–1990)
  • *Maynard Wayne Glitman (1933–2010)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belgium (1988–1991)
  • Paul Alan Goff (1941–)
    • Director of the Office of Medical Services (1988–1991)
  • Alan Green Jr. (1925–2001)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Romania (1989–1992)
  • Donald Phinney Gregg (1927–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Korea (1989–1993)
  • *Brandon Hambright Grove Jr. (1929–2016)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1984–1987)
    • Director of the Foreign Service Institute (1988–1992)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, German Democratic Republic ()
  • Henry Anatole Grunwald (1922–2005)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Austria (1987–1990)
  • Carol Boyd Hallett (1937–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, The Bahamas (1986–1989)
  • *Mark Gregory Hambley (1948–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Qatar (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lebanon (1993–1994)
  • *William Caldwell Harrop (1929–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea (1975–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kenya (1980–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Seychelles (1980–1983)
    • Inspector General of the Department of State and the Foreign Service (1983–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1987–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Israel (1991–1993)
  • Chic Hecht (1928–2006)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, The Bahamas (1989–1993)
  • Margaret Mary O’Shaughnessy Heckler (1931–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ireland (1985–1989)
  • Smith Hempstone Jr. (1929–2006)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kenya (1989–1993)
  • Carla Anderson Hills (1934–)
    • U.S. Trade Representative (1989–1993)
  • *Deane Roesch Hinton (1923–2017)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1974–1975)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (1976–1979)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs (1979–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, El Salvador (1981–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1983–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Costa Rica (1987–1990)
    • Career Ambassador (1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Panama (1990–1994)
  • Glen A. Holden (1927–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Jamaica (1989–1993)
  • Bradley Paul Holmes (1953–)
    • Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy (1989–1993)
  • *Henry Allen Holmes Jr. (1933–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Portugal (1982–1985)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1985–1989)
    • Ambassador at Large (1989–1993)
  • Richard Newton Holwill (1945–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ecuador (1988–1989)
  • *Herbert E. Horowitz (1930–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, The Gambia (1986–1989)
  • Charles Warren Hostler (1920–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bahrain (1989–1993)
  • *W. Nathaniel Howell (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kuwait (1987–1990)
  • *Richard C. Howland (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Suriname (1987–1990)
  • John Randolph Hubbard (1918–2011)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1988–1989)
  • *Harriet W. Isom (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Benin (1989–1992)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Laos (1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cameroon (1992–1996)
  • *William Ludwig Jacobsen (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea-Bissau (1989–1992)
  • Max M. Kampelman (1920–2013)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the U.S. Office for Arms Reduction Negotiations (Geneva) (1985)
    • Counselor (1987–1989)
  • Alton Gold Keel Jr. (1943–)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1987–1989)
  • *Robert Vossler Keeley (1929–2015)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Uganda (1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mauritius (1976–1978)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Zimbabwe (1980–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (1985–1989)
  • *John Hubert Kelly (1939–2011)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lebanon (1986–1988)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1989–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Finland (1991–1994)
  • Richard Thomas Kennedy (1919–1998)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the International Atomic Energy Agency (Vienna) (1981–1993)
    • Under Secretary of State for Management (1981–1982)
    • Ambassador at Large (1982–1993)
  • Robert Michael Kimmitt (1947–)
    • Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1989–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Germany (1991–1993)
  • Alfred Hugh Kingon (1931–)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (1987–1989)
  • *Roger Kirk (1930–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Somalia (1973–1975)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (Vienna) (1980–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Romania (1985–1989)
  • *John Florian Kordek (1938–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Botswana (1988–1989)
  • Penne Percy Korth (1942–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mauritius (1989–1992)
  • *Sheldon J. Krys (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Trinidad and Tobago (1985–1988)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1988–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security (1989–1992)
  • *Dennis Kux (1931–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Côte d’Ivoire (1986–1989)
  • Jewel Stradford Lafontant-Mankarious (1922–1997)
    • Ambassador at Large (1989–1993)
  • *Denis Lamb (1937–)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (Paris) (1987–1990)
  • *Robert E. Lamb (1936–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Administration (1983–1985)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security (1987–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cyprus (1990–1993)
  • Sonia Landau (1937–)
    • Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy (1988–1989)
  • Laurence William Lane Jr. (1919–2010)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Australia (1985–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nauru (1985–1989)
  • Ronald Frank Lehman II (1946–)
    • Director of the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (1989–1993)
  • *Burton Levin (1930–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burma (1987–1990)
  • *Melvyn Levitsky (1938–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bulgaria (1984–1987)
    • Executive Secretary (1987–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (1989–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1994–1998)
  • James Roderick Lilley (1935–2009)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Korea (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, China (1989–1991)
  • *Winston Lord (1937–)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1973–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, China (1985–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1993–1997)
  • *Samuel Eldred Lupo (1933–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea (1987–1990)
  • *Princeton Nathan Lyman (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nigeria (1986–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Affairs (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1992–1995)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1997–1998)
  • Patricia Gates Lynch (1926–2011)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Comoros (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Madagascar (1986–1989)
  • *Stephen R. Lyne (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ghana (1987–1989)
  • *David Lyle Mack (1940–)
    • Principal Officer, Iraq (1978)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United Arab Emirates (1986–1989)
  • *Jack Foust Matlock Jr. (1929–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1981–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia (1987–1991)
  • Eugene J. McAllister (1952–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs (1988–1992)
  • *John Thomas McCarthy (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lebanon (1988–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tunisia (1991–1994)
  • Richard T. McCormack (1941–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs (1983–1985)
    • Permanent Representative of the U.S.A. to the Organization of American States (Washington) (1985–1989)
    • Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment (1989–1991)
  • *Brunson McKinley (1943–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Haiti (1986–1989)
  • *Francis Terry McNamara (1927–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Gabon (1981–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sao Tome and Principe (1981–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cape Verde (1989–1992)
  • *Thomas Edmund McNamara (1940–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Colombia (1988–1991)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1994–1998)
  • Thomas Patrick Melady (1927–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burundi (1969–1972)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uganda (1972–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Holy See (1989–1993)
  • *Richard Huntington Melton (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nicaragua (1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1989–1993)
  • James H. Michel (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guatemala (1987–1989)
  • *John Cameron Monjo (1931–)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Indonesia (1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malaysia (1987–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Indonesia (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1992–1995)
  • *Gerald J. Monroe (1933–)
    • U.S. Representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture (Rome) (1988–1992)
  • George Cranwell Montgomery (1944–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Oman (1985–1989)
  • Jonathan Moore (1932–2017)
    • Ambassador at Large (1986–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Affairs (1987–1989)
  • Richard Anthony Moore (1914–1995)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ireland (1989–1992)
  • *George Edward Moose (1944–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Benin (1983–1986)
    • Director of the Office of Management Policy (1987–1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Senegal (1988–1991)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs (1993–1997)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva) (1997–2001)
    • Career Ambassador (2002)
  • *James B. Moran (1924–1998)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Seychelles (1987–1991)
  • Douglas P. Mulholland (1929–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1989–1993)
  • Janet Gardner Mullins (1949–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Legislative Affairs (1989–1992)
  • *Richard William Murphy (1929–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mauritania (1971–1974)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Syria (1974–1978)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1978–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Saudi Arabia (1981–1983)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1983–1989)
    • Career Ambassador (1985)
  • *John Dimitri Negroponte (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Honduras (1981–1985)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (1985–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mexico (1989–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1993–1996)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (2001–2004)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iraq (2004–2005)
    • Deputy Secretary of State (2007–2009)
  • Gregory J. Newell (1949–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1982–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sweden (1985–1989)
  • *Michael H. Newlin (1926–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Algeria (1981–1985)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the Vienna Office of the United Nations (Vienna) (1988–1991)
  • Della M. Newman (1932–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, New Zealand (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Samoa (1989–1992)
  • Edward Noonan Ney (1925–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Canada (1989–1992)
  • Julian Martin Niemczyk (1920–2009)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Czechoslovakia (1986–1989)
  • *Thomas Michael Tolliver Niles (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Canada (1985–1989)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (1989–1991)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1991–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (1993–1997)
  • Paul Henry Nitze (1907–2004)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1950–1953)
    • Ambassador at Large (1986–1989)
  • *Chester Edward Norris Jr. (1927–2016)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Equatorial Guinea (1988–1991)
  • Sally Johnson Novetzke (1932–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malta (1989–1993)
  • *Robert Bigger Oakley (1931–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1979–1982)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Somalia (1982–1984)
    • Director of the Bureau of Counterterrorism (1984–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1988–1991)
  • *Daniel Anthony O’Donohue (1931–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burma (1983–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Thailand (1988–1991)
  • Robert D. Orr (1917–2004)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Singapore (1989–1992)
  • *Robie Marcus Hooker Palmer (1941–2013)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Hungary (1986–1990)
  • *Ronald DeWayne Palmer (1932–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Togo (1976–1978)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malaysia (1981–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mauritius (1986–1989)
  • *Robert Halsey Pelletreau Jr. (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bahrain (1979–1980)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tunisia (1987–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1991–1993)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1994–1997)
  • *Vernon Dubois Penner Jr. (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cape Verde (1986–1989)
  • *Edward Joseph Perkins (1928–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Liberia (1985–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1986–1989)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1989–1992)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (1992–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Australia (1993–1996)
  • Bill K. Perrin (1938–2005)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cyprus (1988–1989)
  • Cynthia Shepart Perry (1928–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sierra Leone (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burundi (1989–1993)
  • Joseph Carlton Petrone (1922–)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva) (1987–1989)
  • *Donald K. Petterson (1930–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Somalia (1978–1982)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tanzania (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sudan (1992–1995)
  • Christopher H. Phillips (1920–2008)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brunei (1989–1991)
  • *James Daniel Phillips (1933–2008)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burundi (1986–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Brazzaville) (1990–1993)
  • *Thomas Reeve Pickering (1931–)
    • Executive Secretary (1973–1974)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Jordan (1974–1978)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (1978–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nigeria (1981–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, El Salvador (1983–1985)
    • Career Ambassador (1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Israel (1985–1988)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1992–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Russia (1993–1996)
    • Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs (1997–2000)
  • Charles J. Pilliod Jr. (1918–2016)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mexico (1986–1989)
  • *Nicholas Platt (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Zambia (1982–1984)
    • Executive Secretary (1985–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1987–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1991–1992)
  • *Sol Polansky (1926–2016)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bulgaria (1987–1990)
  • Charles H. Price II (1931–2012)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belgium (1981–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United Kingdom (1983–1989)
  • *Robert Maxwell Pringle (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mali (1987–1990)
  • *Robert Lee Pugh (1931–2013)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mauritania (1985–1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chad (1988–1989)
  • *Anthony Cecil Eden Quainton (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Central African Republic (1976–1978)
    • Director of the Bureau of Counterterrorism (1978–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nicaragua (1982–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kuwait (1984–1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Peru (1989–1992)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security (1992–1995)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1995–1997)
  • Maxwell M. Rabb (1910–2002)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Italy (1981–1989)
  • James Wilson Rawlings (1929–2013)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Zimbabwe (1986–1989)
  • *Charles Edgar Redman (1943–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs (1987–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sweden (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Germany (1994–1996)
  • Joseph Verner Reed Jr. (1937–2016)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Morocco (1981–1985)
    • Chief of Protocol (1989–1991)
  • Otto Juan Reich (1945–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Venezuela (1986–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (2002)
  • Robert G. Rich Jr. (1930–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belize (1987–1990)
  • *Rozanne Lejeanne Ridgway (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Finland (1977–1980)
    • Counselor (1980–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, German Democratic Republic (1982–1985)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1985–1989)
  • Leonard Rochwarger (1925–2001)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Fiji (1987–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kiribati (1987–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tonga (1987–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tuvalu (1987–1989)
  • Joe M. Rodgers (1933–2008)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, France (1985–1989)
  • Selwa Roosevelt (1929–)
    • Chief of Protocol (1982–1989)
  • *Christopher W.S. Ross (1943–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Algeria (1988–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Syria (1991–1998)
    • Director of the Bureau of Counterterrorism (1998)
  • Dennis B. Ross (1948–)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1989–1992)
  • *Edward Morgan Rowell (1931–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bolivia (1985–1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Portugal (1988–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Luxembourg (1990–1994)
  • *J. Stapleton Roy (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Singapore (1984–1986)
    • Executive Secretary (1989–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, China (1991–1995)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Indonesia (1995–1999)
    • Career Ambassador (1996)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1999–2001)
  • Loret Miller Ruppe (1936–1996)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Norway (1989–1993)
  • L. Nicholas Ruwe (1933–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Iceland (1985–1989)
  • Mary A. Ryan (1940–2006)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Swaziland (1988–1990)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs (1993–2002)
    • Career Ambassador (1999)
  • *John Douglas Scanlan (1927–2007)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1985–1989)
  • Richard Schifter (1923–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (1985–1992)
  • Rockwell Anthony Schnabel (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Finland (1985–1989)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (2001–2005)
  • Peter F. Secchia (1937–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Italy (1989–1993)
  • *Raymond George Hardenbergh Seitz (1940–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1989–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United Kingdom (1991–1994)
  • Ivan Selin (1937–)
    • Under Secretary of State for Management (1989–1991)
  • Melvin Floyd Sembler (1930–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Australia (1989–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nauru (1989–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Italy (2001–2005)
  • John Shad (1923–1994)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Netherlands (1987–1989)
  • Frank J. Shakespeare Jr. (1925–)
    • Director of the U.S. Information Agency (1969–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Portugal (1985–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Holy See (1986–1989)
  • *David H. Shinn (1940–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Burkina Faso (1987–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Ethiopia (1996–1999)
  • *Harry Walter Shlaudeman (1926–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Venezuela (1975–1976)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1976–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Peru (1977–1980)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1980–1983)
    • Ambassador at Large (1984–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (1986–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nicaragua (1990–1992)
  • George Pratt Shultz (1920–2021)
    • Secretary of State (1982–1989)
  • *Leonard Grant Shurtleff (1940–2015)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Brazzaville) (1987–1990)
  • Gaston Joseph Sigur Jr. (1924–1995)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1986–1989)
  • *Daniel Howard Simpson (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Central African Republic (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1995–1998)
  • Robert M. Smalley (1925–2012)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lesotho (1987–1989)
  • Abraham D. Sofaer (1938–)
    • Legal Adviser (1985–1990)
  • Richard H. Solomon (1937–2017)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1986–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1992–1993)
  • Peter R. Sommer (1938–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malta (1987–1989)
  • Michael Sotirhos (1928–2019)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Jamaica (1985–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Greece (1989–1993)
  • *James William Spain (1926–2008)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tanzania (1975–1979)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1980–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Maldives (1985–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sri Lanka (1985–1989)
  • Leonard H.O. Spearman (1929–2008)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Rwanda (1988–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Lesotho (1990–1993)
  • *Ronald Ian Spiers (1925–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1969–1973)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, The Bahamas (1973–1974)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1977–1980)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence and Research (1980–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (1981–1983)
    • Under Secretary of State for Management (1983–1989)
    • Career Ambassador (1984)
  • *Walter Edward Stadtler (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Benin (1986–1989)
  • Edmund Stohr (1918–)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization (Montreal) (1982–1990)
  • Robert Strausz-Hupé (1903–2002)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Maldives (1970–1971)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sri Lanka (1970–1971)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Belgium (1972–1974)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sweden (1974–1976)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1976–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Turkey (1981–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Morocco (Not commissioned; nomination withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.)
  • Thomas F. Stroock (1925–2009)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guatemala (1989–1992)
  • Robert D. Stuart (1916–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Norway (1984–1989)
  • *Roscoe Seldon Suddarth (1935–2013)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Jordan (1987–1990)
  • *William Lacy Swing (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Brazzaville) (1979–1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Liberia (1981–1985)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, South Africa (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nigeria (1992–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Haiti (1993–1998)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1998–2001)
  • William Howard Taft IV (1945–)
    • U.S. Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (1989–1992)
    • Legal Adviser (2001–2005)
  • Elizabeth M. Tamposi (1955–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs (1989–1992)
  • *Paul D. Taylor (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Dominican Republic (1988–1992)
  • *Rush Walker Taylor Jr. (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Togo (1988–1990)
  • Evelyn Irene Hoopes Teegan (1931–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Fiji (1989–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Kiribati (1989–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tonga (1989–1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Tuvalu (1989–1993)
  • Daniel James Terra (1911–1996)
    • Ambassador at Large (1981–1989)
  • *Samuel B. Thomsen (1931–)
    • Representative, Marshall Islands (1987–1990)
  • *Terence Alphonso Todman (1926–2014)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Chad (1969–1972)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea (1972–1975)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Costa Rica (1974–1977)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1977–1978)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Spain (1978–1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Denmark (1983–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (1989–1993)
    • Career Ambassador (1989)
  • Timothy Lathrop Towell (1934–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Paraguay (1988–1991)
  • *George Arthur Trail III (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Malawi (1988–1991)
  • *Theresa Anne Tull (1936–)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Laos (1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guyana (1987–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brunei (1993–1996)
  • Margaret DeBardeleben Tutwiler (1950–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Morocco (2001–2003)
    • Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs (2003–2004)
  • *William H. Twaddell (1941–)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Mozambique (1983)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mauritania (1988–1991)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Liberia (1995)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nigeria (1997–2000)
  • Michael Ussery (1951–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Morocco (1988–1992)
  • *George Southall Vest (1918–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Politico-Military Affairs (1974–1977)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs (1977–1981)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Union, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (1981–1985)
    • Director General of the Foreign Service (1985–1989)
    • Career Ambassador (1987)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Pakistan (Nomination withdrawn on May 5, 1977.)
  • *Edward S. Walker Jr. (1940–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, United Arab Emirates (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1994–1997)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Israel (1997–2000)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs (1999–2001)
  • *Howard Kent Walker (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Togo (1982–1984)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Comoros (1989–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Madagascar (1989–1992)
  • *Lannon Walker (1936–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Senegal (1985–1988)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Nigeria (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Côte d’Ivoire (1995–1998)
  • *William Graham Walker (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, El Salvador (1988–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Argentina (Nomination of May 12, 1992, not acted upon by the Senate.)
  • W. Allen Wallis (1912–1998)
    • Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment (1982–1989)
  • Vernon A. Walters (1917–2002)
    • Ambassador at Large (1981–1985)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the United Nations (1985–1989)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Germany (1989–1991)
  • Ruth V. Washington (1921–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, The Gambia (1989)
  • *Alexander Fletcher Watson (1939–)
    • Chargé d’Affaires ad interim, Bolivia (1981)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Peru (1986–1989)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs (1993–1996)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Brazil (Nomination of May 12, 1992, not acted upon by the Senate.)
  • *Keith Leveret Wauchope (1941–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Gabon (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sao Tome and Principe (1989–1992)
  • John Giffen Weinmann (1928–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Finland (1989–1991)
    • Chief of Protocol (1991–1993)
  • *Melissa Foelsch Wells (1932–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Cape Verde (1976–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Guinea-Bissau (1976–1977)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mozambique (1987–1990)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Congo (Kinshasa) (1991–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Estonia (1998–2001)
  • John C. Whitehead (1922–2015)
    • Deputy Secretary of State (1985–1989)
  • Charles Z. Wick (1917–2008)
    • Director of the U.S. Information Agency (1981–1989)
  • Malcolm Richard Wilkey (1918–2009)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Uruguay (1985–1990)
  • C. Howard Wilkins Jr. (1939–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Netherlands (1989–1992)
  • *Richard Llewellen Williams (1929–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Mongolia (1988–1990)
  • Richard Salisbury Williamson (1949–)
    • Representative of the U.S.A. to the Vienna Office of the United Nations (Vienna) (1983–1985)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs (1988–1989)
  • Philip D. Winn (1925–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Switzerland (1988–1989)
  • *Frank G. Wisner II (1938–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Zambia (1979–1982)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Egypt (1986–1991)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Philippines (1991–1992)
    • Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Affairs (1992–1993)
    • Secretary of State ad interim (1993)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, India (1994–1997)
    • Career Ambassador (1995)
  • Paul Dundes Wolfowitz (1943–)
    • Director of Policy Planning (1981–1982)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs (1982–1986)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Indonesia (1986–1989)
  • M. Alan Woods (1946–1989)
    • Administrator of the Agency for International Development (1987–1989)
  • Ann Barbara Wrobleski (1952–)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (1986–1989)
  • *Michael Gordon Wygant (1936–)
    • Representative, Micronesia, Federated States of (1987–1990)
  • Clayton Keith Yeutter (1930–2017)
    • U.S. Trade Representative (1985–1989)
  • *Johnny Young (1940–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Sierra Leone (1989–1992)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Togo (1994–1997)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bahrain (1997–2001)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Slovenia (2001–2004)
    • Career Ambassador (2004)
  • Sam H. Zakhem (1935–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Bahrain (1986–1989)
  • Joseph Zappala (1933–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Spain (1989–1992)
  • *Warren Zimmermann (1934–2004)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1988–1992)
    • Assistant Secretary of State for Population, Refugees, and Migration Affairs (1992–1994)
  • Robert B. Zoellick (1953–)
    • Counselor (1989–1992)
    • Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment (1991–1992)
    • Deputy Secretary of State (2005–2006)