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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.