William Lawrence Merry (1835–1911)

State of Residence: California
  1. Concurrent Appointments
    1. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (El Salvador)
      Appointed: July 17, 1897
      Presentation of Credentials: April 3, 1899
      Termination of Mission: Superseded December 31, 1907
      • Also accredited to Nicaragua and Costa Rica; resident at San Jose.
    2. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Nicaragua)
      Appointed: July 17, 1897
      Presentation of Credentials: March 1, 1899
      Termination of Mission: Recommissioned to a different combination of countries on December 12, 1907
      • Also accredited to El Salvador and Costa Rica; resident at San Jose.
    3. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Costa Rica)
      Appointed: July 17, 1897
      Presentation of Credentials: January 15, 1898
      Termination of Mission: Recommissioned to a different combination of countries on December 12, 1907
      • Also accredited to El Salvador and Nicaragua; resident at San Jose.
  2. Concurrent Appointments
    1. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Nicaragua)
      Appointed: December 12, 1907
      Termination of Mission: Superseded August 24, 1908
      • Also accredited to Costa Rica; resident at San Jose.
    2. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Costa Rica)
      Appointed: December 12, 1907
      Termination of Mission: Recommissioned to Costa Rica only July 1, 1908
      • Also accredited to Nicaragua; resident at San Jose.
  3. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Costa Rica)
    Appointed: July 1, 1908
    Termination of Mission: Left Costa Rica March 4, 1911
    • Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on December 10, 1908, after confirmation.