Oliver Maxwell Gardner (1882–1947)

Non-career appointee
State of Residence: North Carolina
  1. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (United Kingdom)
    Appointed: December 6, 1946
    • Took oath of office, but died in the United States before proceeding to post. A commission signed by the President during a recess of the Senate, which had not yet been dated and attested, was returned to the President by the Acting Secretary on December 6, 1946, Gardner having declined a recess appointment. Recommissioned on January 13, 1947.