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Joseph Edward Davies (1876–1958)

Non-career appointee
State of Residence: District of Columbia
  1. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Russia)
    Appointed: November 16, 1936
    Presentation of Credentials: January 25, 1937
    Termination of Mission: Left post. June 11, 1938
    • Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on January 23, 1937, after confirmation. Commissioned to the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.
  2. Concurrent Appointments
    1. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Luxembourg)
      Appointed: May 14, 1938
      Presentation of Credentials: July 26, 1938
      Termination of Mission: Left Brussels November 30, 1939
      • Also accredited to Belgium; resident at Brussels.
    2. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Belgium)
      Appointed: May 14, 1938
      Presentation of Credentials: July 20, 1938
      Termination of Mission: Left post. November 30, 1939
      • Also accredited to Luxembourg; resident at Brussels.