James B. Thornton - People - Department History
James B. Thornton (1801–1838)
State of Residence: New Hampshire
- Chargé d’Affaires (Peru)
Appointed: June 15, 1836
Presentation of Credentials: Officially recognized on March 16, 1837
Termination of Mission: Left Peru December 10, 1837
- Commissioned to Peru, but received by the Government of the Peru-Bolivian Confederation. Returned to Peru, but died at Callao on January 25, 1838, without resuming charge of the Legation.