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Name Locale Remarks Date
Philander Chase Knox Tokyo Attended funeral ceremony for Emperor Mutsuhito; left U.S. August 22; returned October 11. September 9–22, 1912
John Foster Dulles Tokyo Stopped en route to Korea. August 2, 1953
John Foster Dulles Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Yoshida while returning to U.S. Announced return of the Amami Islands to Japan. Returned to U.S. August 10. August 8, 1953
John Foster Dulles Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Yoshida and Foreign Minister Okazaki en route from Manila. September 9–10, 1954
John Foster Dulles Tokyo Met with Premier Hatoyama and Foreign Minister Shigemitsu. March 18–19, 1956
David Dean Rusk Hakone Attended a meeting of U.S.-Japan Joint Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs. November 1–4, 1961
David Dean Rusk Tokyo Attended a meeting of Joint U.S.-Japan Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs. January 24–28, 1964
David Dean Rusk Kyoto, Tokyo Attended a meeting of U.S.-Japan Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs. July 4–7, 1966
David Dean Rusk Yokota Stopped en route to Manila. October 21, 1966
David Dean Rusk Tokyo Met with senior Japanese officials. December 5–7, 1966
William Pierce Rogers Tokyo Attended a meeting of the Joint Committee on Trade and Economic Development. Signed a space cooperation agreement. July 28–31, 1969
William Pierce Rogers Tokyo Attended a meeting of U.S. Chiefs of Mission to Asian countries and met with Prime Minister Sato and senior Japanese officials. July 7–10, 1970
William Pierce Rogers Tokyo Attended a meeting of the Joint U.S.-Japan Committee on Trade and Economic Affairs. July 15–17, 1973
Henry A Kissinger Tokyo Chiefs of Mission to Asian countries. November 14–16, 1973
Henry A Kissinger Tokyo Accompanied President Ford on a State visit. November 18–22, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Kimura. November 25, 1974
Henry A Kissinger Tokyo Stopped en route to China. October 18–19, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Miki and Foreign Minister Miyazawa. October 23, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Miki and Foreign Minister Miyazawa. December 8, 1975
Cyrus Roberts Vance Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Fukuda and Foreign Minister Hatoyama. August 26–27, 1977
Cyrus Roberts Vance Tokyo Accompanied President Carter on a State visit and to the Economic Summit Meeting. June 25–29, 1979
Edmund Sixtus Muskie Tokyo Accompanied President Carter to funeral of Prime Minister Ohira. Met with Chinese Premier Hua Guofeng. July 9–10, 1980
George Pratt Shultz Tokyo Nakasone and Foreign Minister Abe. January 30–February 2, 1983
George Pratt Shultz Tokyo Stopped while returning to U.S. February 10, 1983
George Pratt Shultz Tokyo Accompanied President Reagan on a State visit. November 9–12, 1983
George Pratt Shultz Tokyo Stopped while returning to U.S. May 2, 1984
George Pratt Shultz Tokyo Accompanied President Reagan to the Economic Summit Meeting. May 2–7, 1986
George Pratt Shultz Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Nakasone and senior Japanese officials. March 6–7, 1987
George Pratt Shultz Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Takeshita and Foreign Minister Uno. July 18–20, 1988
James Addison Baker Tokyo Accompanied President Bush. February 23–25, 1989
James Addison Baker Tokyo Attended the Multilateral Assistance Initiative for the Philippines conference. July 4–5, 1989
James Addison Baker Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Miyazawa and Foreign Minister Watanabe. November 10–12, 1991
Warren Minor Christopher Tokyo Attended a meeting of the G-7 Foreign and Finance Ministers on aid to the former Soviet Union. April 13–15, 1993
Warren Minor Christopher Tokyo Accompanied President Clinton to the Economic Summit Meeting and to meetings with Russian President Yeltsin. July 6–10, 1993
Warren Minor Christopher Tokyo Met with senior Japanese officials and attended a meeting of the International Committee on the Reconstruction of Cambodia. March 9–11, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Osaka Attended APEC Ministerial Meeting. November 16–17, 1995
Warren Minor Christopher Tokyo Accompanied President Clinton on a State Visit. April 16–18, 1996
Warren Minor Christopher Sapporo Overnight stop while en route to China. November 18, 1996
Madeleine Korbel Albright Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Hashimoto and senior officials. February 23–24, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Hashimoto and Foreign Minister Obuchi. Signed amended Acquisitions and Cross-Servicing Agreement. April 28–29, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Hashimoto and Foreign Minister Obuchi. July 3–4, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright Tokyo Stopped en route to ASEAN Ministerial meetings. July 23–24, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright Tokyo, Miyazaki Met with Prime Minister Mori and Foreign Minister Kono; attended the dedication of Albright Hall in Miyazaki. July 29–31, 2000
Colin Luther Powell Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Koizumi and senior officials. July 23–24, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Tokyo Attended the International Conference on Reconstruction Assistance to Afghanistan. January 19–21, 2002
Colin Luther Powell Tokyo Accompanied President Bush. February 18–19, 2002
Colin Luther Powell Tokyo Met with senior Japanese officials. February 22–23, 2003
Colin Luther Powell Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Koizumi and Foreign Minister Machimura. October 23–24, 2004
Condoleezza Rice Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Machimura and senior Japanese officials. March 18–19, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Machimura. July 11–12, 2005
Condoleezza Rice Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Abe and Foreign Minister Aso. October 18–19, 2006
Condoleezza Rice Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Koumura and with Israeli Prime Minister Olmert. February 26–27, 2008
Condoleezza Rice Kyoto Attended the G-8 Ministerial Meeting and the Trilateral Strategic Dialogue with the Foreign Ministers of Australia and Japan. June 26–28, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Nakasone. February 16–18, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Okada. May 21, 2010
Hillary Rodham Clinton Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Kan and Foreign Minister Matsumoto. April 17, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda and Foreign Minister Koichiro Gemba. Attended the Conference on Afghanistan. July 7–9, 2012
John Forbes Kerry Tokyo Met with Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida. April 14, 2013
John Forbes Kerry Tokyo Attended the U.S.-Japan Security Consultative Committee meeting. Signed Protocol to amend the Guam International Agreement concerning redeployment of U.S. forces from Okinawa to Guam. October 2–4, 2013
John Forbes Kerry Hiroshima Attended a G-7 ministerial meeting. April 10–11, 2016
Rex Wayne Tillerson Tokyo Met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida. March 15–16, 2017