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John Melvin Yates (1939–)

Career Foreign Service Officer
State of Residence: Washington
  1. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Cape Verde)
    Appointed: March 18, 1983
    Presentation of Credentials: April 26, 1983
    Termination of Mission: Left post on May 24, 1986
  2. Chargé d’Affaires ad interim (Congo (Kinshasa))
    Began Service: March 1992
    Ended Service: September 1995
  3. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Benin)
    Appointed: November 3, 1995
    Presentation of Credentials: November 24, 1995
    Termination of Mission: Left post on October 27, 1998
  4. Concurrent Appointments
    1. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Equatorial Guinea)
      Appointed: October 22, 1998
      Presentation of Credentials: February 4, 1999
      Termination of Mission: Left Yaounde November 4, 2001
      • Also accredited to Cameroon; resident at Yaounde.
    2. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary (Cameroon)
      Appointed: October 22, 1998
      Presentation of Credentials: January 5, 1999
      Termination of Mission: Left post on November 4, 2001
      • Also accredited to Equatorial Guinea; resident at Yaounde.