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Henry Serrano Villard (1900–1996)

Foreign Service Officer
State of Residence: New York
  1. Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary (Libya)
    Appointed: February 7, 1952
    Presentation of Credentials: March 6, 1952
    Termination of Mission: Left post. June 24, 1954
  2. Representative of the U.S.A. to the European Office of the United Nations (Geneva)
    Appointed: June 15, 1958
    Termination of Mission: August 3, 1960
    • Designated, not commissioned.
  3. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Mali)
    Presentation of Credentials: July 18, 1960
    • Commissioned to the Federation of Mali (capital at Dakar). Took oath of office, but the Federation of Mali was dissolved before Villard proceeded to post. Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on August 27, 1960, after confirmation.
  4. Concurrent Appointments
    1. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Senegal)
      Appointed: October 8, 1960
      Presentation of Credentials: October 31, 1960
      Termination of Mission: Left post on April 30, 1961
      • Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on February 6, 1961, after confirmation. Also accredited to Mauritania; resident at Dakar.
    2. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Mauritania)
      Appointed: November 28, 1960
      Presentation of Credentials: November 28, 1960
      Termination of Mission: Left Dakar April 30, 1961
      • Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned on February 6, 1961, after confirmation. Also accredited to Senegal; resident at Dakar.