Richard Kidder Meade - People - Department History
Richard Kidder Meade (1803–1862)
State of Residence: Virginia
- Chargé d’Affaires (Italy)
Appointed: May 24, 1853
- Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; declined appointment. Commissioned to Sardinia (capital at Turin).
- Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Brazil)
Appointed: July 27, 1857
Presentation of Credentials: December 5, 1857
Termination of Mission: Left post on July 9, 1861
- Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on January 14, 1858, after confirmation.