John Young Mason - People - Department History
John Young Mason (1799–1859)
State of Residence: Virginia
- Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (France)
Appointed: October 10, 1853
Presentation of Credentials: January 22, 1854
Termination of Mission: Died at post on October 3, 1859
- Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on December 6, 1853, after confirmation.