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Chiefs of Mission for Guatemala

Chiefs of Mission

Other Nominees

  • William Miller (1770–1825)
    • Chargé d’Affaires: Commissioned to the Central Republic of America. Died while en route to post.
  • William Beatty Rochester (1789–1838)
    • Chargé d’Affaires: Commissioned to the Republic of Central America. Reached Central America, but returned to the United States without presenting credentials.
  • John Hamm (1777–1861)
    • Chargé d’Affaires: Commissioned to the Republic of Central America. Not commissioned; nomination withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.
  • William N. Jeffers (1789–1853)
    • Chargé d’Affaires: Commissioned to the Republic of Central America. Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; did not proceed to post.
  • James Shannon (1791–1832)
    • Chargé d’Affaires: Commissioned to the Republic of Central America. Died en route to post.
  • Ephraim George Squier (1821–1888)
    • Chargé d’Affaires: Commissioned to the Republic of Guatemala. Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on March 18, 1850, after confirmation, but did not proceed to post.
  • Balis M. Edney (?–?)
    • Chargé d’Affaires: Did not proceed to post.
  • 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 Guatemala.
  • John Leake Marling (1825–1856)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary: Nominated on February 25, 1856; nomination withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.
  • William Edward Venable (1804–1857)
    • Minister Resident: Died at post before presenting credentials. Commissioned to Guatemala.
  • William Montgomery Churchwell (1826–1862)
    • Minister Resident: Not commissioned; nomination not confirmed by the Senate.
  • William Kellogg (1814–1872)
    • Minister Resident: Commissioned to Guatemala; declined appointment.
  • Roy Tasco Davis (1889–1975)
    • Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary: Took oath of office, but did not proceed to post.