John Randolph Clay (1808–1885)

    Non-career appointee
    State of Residence: Pennsylvania

    1. Chargé d’Affaires (Russia)
      Appointed: June 29, 1836
      Presentation of Credentials: September 2, 1836
      Termination of Mission: Left post. August 5, 1837
    2. Chargé d’Affaires (Peru)
      Appointed: March 3, 1847
      Presentation of Credentials: December 15, 1847
      Termination of Mission: Promoted to Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary March 16, 1853
    3. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Peru)
      Appointed: March 16, 1853
      Presentation of Credentials: August 22, 1853
      Termination of Mission: Notified the Government of Peru that relations were suspended on October 19, 1860
      • Clay left post on or after October 27, 1860.