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Chiefs of Mission for Costa Rica

Chiefs of Mission

Other Nominees

  • John Slidell (1793–1871)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate. Commissioned to Central America; declined appointment.
  • Solon Borland (1808–1864)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on February 9, 1854, after confirmation. Commissioned to Central America. Did not present credentials in Costa Rica.
  • Thaddeus Phelps Mott (1831–1894)
    • Minister Resident: Not commissioned; nomination withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.
  • Charles N. Riotte (?–?)
    • Minister Resident: Not commissioned; nomination tabled by the Senate.
  • Hans Frederick Arthur Schoenfeld (1889–1952)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary: Did not serve under this appointment.
  • Edward Albright (1873–1937)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary: Took oath of office, but died in the United States before proceeding to post.
  • Stanton Dean Anderson (1940–)
    • Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary: Not commissioned; nomination of April 29, 1974, was not acted upon by the Senate.