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Leland Burnette Morris (1886–1950)

Foreign Service Officer
State of Residence: Pennsylvania
  1. Chargé d’Affaires ad interim (Germany)
    Presentation of Credentials: October 1940
    Termination of Mission: Germany declared war on the United States on December 11, 1941
  2. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Iceland)
    Appointed: August 13, 1942
    Presentation of Credentials: October 7, 1942
    Termination of Mission: Relinquished charge May 10, 1944
  3. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Iran)
    Appointed: March 21, 1944
    Presentation of Credentials: August 21, 1944
    Termination of Mission: Left post. May 20, 1945