William James Calhoun - People - Department History
William James Calhoun (1848–1916)
State of Residence: Illinois
- Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (China)
Appointed: December 21, 1909
Presentation of Credentials: April 21, 1910
Termination of Mission: Normal relations interrupted February 12, 1912
- Commissioned to China. The new Government of China was still unrecognized by the United States when Calhoun left post on February 26, 1913.