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Name Locale Remarks Date
John Milton Hay London, Liverpool Vacation trip for health reasons. Returned to U.S. June 15; died July 1. June 2–7, 1905
Elihu Root Newfoundland, Labrador Gathered information on the fisheries question during a vacation trip. August 1–31, 1905
Philander Chase Knox Kingston, Port Antonio Met with British colonial officials during unofficial (Jamaica) visit. April 8, 1912
Bainbridge Colby Bridgetown (Barbados) Met with British colonial officials during a refueling stop en route to South America. Left U.S. December 4. December 10, 1920
Bainbridge Colby Port-of-Spain Met with British colonial (Trinidad) officials while returning from South America. Returned to U.S. January 26. January 19–21, 1921
Charles Evans Hughes Bermuda Vacation. Left U.S. February 15; returned March 6. February 17–March 4, 1922
Charles Evans Hughes London As President of the American Bar Association, attended an international law convention. Left U.S. July 12. July 19–28, 1924
Henry Lewis Stimson London Attended the London Naval Conference. Left U.S. January 8; returned April 30. January 25–April 22, 1930
Henry Lewis Stimson London Attended conference on the German economic crisis. July 19–24, 1931
Henry Lewis Stimson London, Rogart Met with Prime Minister MacDonald; vacationed in Scotland. Returned to U.S. September 3. July 28–August 28, 1931
Cordell Hull London Chairman of U.S. Delegation to the Monetary and Economic Conference. Left U.S. May 31; returned August 1. June 8–July 27, 1933
Cordell Hull Port of Spain (Trinidad) Stopped while returning to to U.S. Returned January 13, 1937. January 8, 1937
Edward Reilley Stettinius Malta Attended the Malta Conference. January 31–February 2, 1945
James Francis Byrnes Plymouth Accompanied President Truman to a meeting with King George VI. Returned to U.S. August 7. August 2, 1945
James Francis Byrnes London Attended Council of Foreign Ministers meeting. September 5–October 3, 1945
James Francis Byrnes London Attended first session of the UN General Assembly. January 4–26, 1946
George Catlett Marshall London Attended Fifth Session of the Council of Foreign Ministers. November 25–December 15, 1947
George Catlett Marshall London Met informally with British officials during a private visit. October 29–November 1, 1948
Dean Gooderham Acheson London Attended 6th Session of the North Atlantic Council. May 9–19, 1950
Dean Gooderham Acheson London Attended the funeral of King George VI and conferred with the British and French Foreign Ministers and with West German Chancellor Adenauer. February 13–19, 1952
Dean Gooderham Acheson London, Oxford Met with British and French Foreign Ministers. Received honorary degree from Oxford University. June 23–28, 1952
Dean Gooderham Acheson Port-of-Spain (Trinidad) Overnight stop while returning to the U.S. July 8, 1952
John Foster Dulles London Met with Prime Minister Churchill and Foreign Secretary Eden. February 3–5, 1953
John Foster Dulles London Met with the British and French Foreign Ministers. October 15–18, 1953
John Foster Dulles Bermuda Accompanied President Eisenhower to the Three-Power Conference. December 4–8, 1953
John Foster Dulles London Discussed the situation in Indochina with Foreign Secretary Eden. April 11–13, 1954
John Foster Dulles London Conferred with British officials during return from Bonn. September 17–18, 1954
John Foster Dulles London Attended Nine-Power Conference on Germany. September 26–October 3, 1954
John Foster Dulles The Bahamas Vacation. January 29–February 6, 1955
John Foster Dulles Malta Stopped en route to Pakistan. March 3–4, 1956
John Foster Dulles London Attended Tripartite Conference on the Suez Canal with the British and French Foreign Ministers. August 1–2, 1956
John Foster Dulles London Attended 22-Power conference on Suez Canal. August 15–24, 1956
John Foster Dulles London Attended Second Suez Conference. September 18–21, 1956
John Foster Dulles Bermuda Attended a meeting between President Eisenhower and Prime Minister Macmillan. March 21–24, 1957
John Foster Dulles London Attended UN disarmament conference. July 29–August 2, 1957
John Foster Dulles London Attended the 5th Ministerial Meeting of the Baghdad Pact. July 26–28, 1958
John Foster Dulles Brize Norton Met with Foreign Secretary Lloyd en route to Taipei. October 19, 1958
John Foster Dulles High Rock (Jamaica) Vacation. December 19, 1958–January 3, 1959
John Foster Dulles London Met with Prime Minister Macmillan and Foreign Secretary Lloyd. February 4–5, 1959
Christian Archibald Herter London, Chequers Accompanied President Eisenhower on an informal visit. Also met with Spanish Foreign Minister Castiella. August 27–September 2, 1959
Christian Archibald Herter London Overnight stop en route to Tehran. April 26–27, 1960
David Dean Rusk London Accompanied President Kennedy during a private visit. June 4–6, 1961
David Dean Rusk Bermuda Accompanied President Kennedy to a meeting with Prime Minister Macmillan. December 20–22, 1961
David Dean Rusk London Attended CENTO Ministerial Council Meeting. April 29–May 2, 1962
David Dean Rusk London, Oxford Met with Prime Minister Macmillan and Foreign Secretary Home. Received an honorary degree from Oxford University. June 24–27, 1962
David Dean Rusk London Accompanied President Kennedy. June 27–30, 1963
David Dean Rusk London Met with Foreign Secretary Butler. December 18–19, 1963
David Dean Rusk London Attended the funeral of former Prime Minister Churchill. January 28–30, 1965
David Dean Rusk London, Runnymede Attended NATO meeting and dedication of JFK Memorial. May 12–14, 1965
David Dean Rusk London Met with Prime Minister Wilson. June 9–10, 1966
William Pierce Rogers London Accompanied President Nixon on an informal visit. February 24–26, 1969
William Pierce Rogers Hong Kong Met with British colonial officials and held a press conference. August 3–5, 1969
William Pierce Rogers London Met with Prime Minister Heath and Foreign Secretary Home. July 10–12, 1970
William Pierce Rogers London Accompanied President Nixon on an informal visit. October 3, 1970
William Pierce Rogers London Attended SEATO Council Meeting. April 26–29, 1971
William Pierce Rogers Bermuda Vacation October 29–November 1, 1971
William Pierce Rogers Bermuda Accompanied President Nixon to meeting with British Prime Minister Heath. December 20–21, 1971
William Pierce Rogers London Pre-summit consultation with Prime Minister Heath and Foreign Secretary Douglas Home. May 3–4, 1972
William Pierce Rogers London Attended CENTO Ministerial Meeting. June 1–2, 1972
William Pierce Rogers London Attended the birthday party of former Prime Minister Douglas-Home. July 1, 1973
Henry A Kissinger London Met with Foreign Secretary Douglas-Hume. October 22, 1973
Henry A Kissinger London Attended a Chiefs of Mission conference. December 12, 1973
Henry A Kissinger London Met with Prime Minister Heath and Foreign Secretary Douglas-Home en route to the Middle East. February 25, 1974
Henry A Kissinger London Met with Prime Minister Wilson and Foreign Minister Callaghan. March 28, 1974
Henry A Kissinger London summit. July 8–9, 1974
Henry A Kissinger London Met with Foreign Secretary Callaghan. February 18, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Cardiff Attended a banquet in honor of Foreign Secretary Callaghan. March 6, 1975
Henry A Kissinger London Met with Foreign Secretary Callaghan. July 12, 1975
Henry A Kissinger Waddington Met with Foreign Secretary Crosland. April 23, 1976
Henry A Kissinger London Attended CENTO Council of Ministers meeting. May 25–27, 1976
Henry A Kissinger London Met with Prime Minister Callaghan and Foreign Secretary Crosland. June 24–25, 1976
Henry A Kissinger London Met with Prime Minister Callaghan and Foreign Secretary Crosland. August 4, 1976
Henry A Kissinger London Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with Foreign Secretary Crosland. September 3–4, 1976
Henry A Kissinger London Discussed Rhodesia and Namibia with Foreign Secretary Crosland. September 23–24, 1976
Henry A Kissinger London Discussed Rhodesia with Foreign Secretary Crosland. December 10–12, 1976
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Briefed Prime Minister Callaghan on meetings with Soviet leaders. April 1, 1977
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Accompanied President Carter to Economic Summit Meeting. Attended NATO Ministerial Meeting (May 10-11). Met May 11 with Israeli Foreign Minister Allon. May 5–11, 1977
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Discussed Rhodesia with Foreign Secretary Owen. August 11–13, 1977
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Attended CENTO Ministerial Meeting. April 18–19, 1978
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Attended a meeting of U.S. Chiefs of Mission. June 16–17, 1978
Cyrus Roberts Vance London, Hollingbourne Discussed the Rhodesia question with Foreign Secretary Owen. Also met with the Egyptian and Israeli Foreign Ministers at Leeds Castle, July 18. July 17–20, 1978
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Addressed the Royal Institute for International Affairs. December 9–10, 1978
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington. Also met with Israeli Prime Minister Begin May 24. May 20–24, 1979
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Discussed international responses to the Iranian hostage crisis with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington. December 10, 1979
Cyrus Roberts Vance London Discussed responses to Soviet invasion of Afghanistan with Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington. February 21–22, 1980
Edmund Sixtus Muskie London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington. December 12–14, 1980
Alexander Meigs Haig London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Lord Carrington. April 9–11, 1981
Alexander Meigs Haig Hong Kong Official visit. Stopped en route to China. June 12–14, 1981
Alexander Meigs Haig London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher while returning to U.S. January 29, 1982
Alexander Meigs Haig London Attempted to resolve the Falkland/Malvinas Islands crisis. April 8–9, 1982
Alexander Meigs Haig London Attempted to resolve the Falkland/Malvinas crisis. April 12–13, 1982
Alexander Meigs Haig London Accompanied President Reagan on a State visit. June 7–9, 1982
George Pratt Shultz London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Pym. December 16–19, 1982
George Pratt Shultz Hong Kong Attended a meeting of Chiefs of U.S. Diplomatic Missions in Asia and the Pacific. February 8–9, 1983
George Pratt Shultz London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Howe. January 15–16, 1984
George Pratt Shultz London Accompanied President Reagan to the Economic Summit Meeting. June 4–9, 1984
George Pratt Shultz Hong Kong Met with British colonial officials. July 7–8, 1984
George Pratt Shultz Chevening Met with Foreign Secretary Howe. December 11–12, 1984
George Pratt Shultz London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher. Attended a conference of U.S. Chiefs of Mission. Returned by way of Bermuda. June 7–8, 1985
George Pratt Shultz Hong Kong Stopped en route to Thailand. July 6–7, 1985
George Pratt Shultz London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Howe. December 10–11, 1985
George Pratt Shultz Hong Kong Stopped en route to China. June 21–23, 1986
George Pratt Shultz Chevening Met with Foreign Secretary Howe. December 9–10, 1986
George Pratt Shultz Bermuda Met with Foreign Secretary Howe. January 6–7, 1987
George Pratt Shultz Hong Kong Stopped en route to China. February 27–March 1, 1987
George Pratt Shultz London Met with King Hussein of Jordan. October 19–20, 1987
George Pratt Shultz London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Howe. December 15–16, 1987
George Pratt Shultz London Met with King Hussein of Jordan regarding a Middle East peace initiative. March 1, 1988
George Pratt Shultz London Met with King Hussein of Jordan regarding a Middle East peace initiative. March 3, 1988
George Pratt Shultz Hong Kong Met with British colonial officials. July 13–14, 1988
James Addison Baker London Met with Foreign Secretary Howe. February 11–12, 1989
James Addison Baker London Accompanied President Bush. May 31–June 2, 1989
James Addison Baker London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher and Foreign Secretary Hurd. December 11, 1989
James Addison Baker Bermuda Accompanied President Bush to an informal meeting with Prime Minister Thatcher. April 13–14, 1990
James Addison Baker Turnberry (Scotland) Attended NATO Foreign Ministers meeting. June 6–8, 1990
James Addison Baker London Accompanied President Bush to NATO Summit Meeting. July 5–6, 1990
James Addison Baker London Met with Prime Minister Thatcher. November 9–10, 1990
James Addison Baker Bermuda Met with Canadian External Affairs Secretary Clark. November 13, 1990
James Addison Baker London Discussed the Persian Gulf crisis with Foreign Secretary Hurd, EC Chairman Poos, Spanish Foreign Minister Fernandez Ordonez, and NATO Secretary General Woerner. January 6–8, 1991
James Addison Baker Alconbury Discussed the Persian Gulf crisis with Prime Minister Major. January 13, 1991
James Addison Baker London Attended Economic Summit Meeting and accompanied President Bush to meetings with Soviet President Gorbachev. July 15–18, 1991
James Addison Baker London Met with Prime Minister Major. May 22–23, 1992
James Addison Baker London Discussed strategic arms reductions with Russian Foreign Minister Kozyrev. June 11–12, 1992
Warren Minor Christopher London, Chevening Discussed the Bosnian crisis with senior British officials and with the Foreign Ministers of Spain and Greece. May 2–3, 1993
Warren Minor Christopher London Discussed the Bosnian conflict with the Foreign Ministers of the United Kingdom and France. Also met with King Hussein of Jordan. April 25–26, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher Cambridge, London, Portsmouth Accompanied President Clinton to meeting with Prime Minister Major and to D-Day commemorative ceremonies. June 4–5, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher London Private visit to London. July 1–5, 1994
Warren Minor Christopher London Discussed the Bosnian conflict with NATO and Contact Group representatives. July 20–22, 1995
Warren Minor Christopher London Discussed the Northern Iraq and Bosnian crises with Prime Minister Major and Foreign Secretary Rifkind September 5–6, 1996
Warren Minor Christopher London Met with Israeli Foreign Minister Levy. September 7–8, 1996
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Met with Prime Minister Major and Foreign Secretary Rifkind. February 18–19, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Hong Kong Attended the transfer of sovereignty from the United Kingdom to China. June 29–July 1, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright Edinburgh, London Discussed the Iraq crisis with Foreign Secretary Cook, and the Middle East peace process with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu. November 14–15, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Met with PLO Chairman Arafat. December 18, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Private visit. December 22–30, 1997
Madeleine Korbel Albright London, Ascot Discussed the Iraq crisis with British Foreign Secretary Cook and King Hussein of Jordan. January 30–31, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Discussed the Kosovo crisis with representatives of the Contact Group. March 8–9, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Met with Prime Minister Blair, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu, and PLO Chairman Arafat. Attended G-8 Foreign Ministers' Meeting. May 3–9, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Attended U.S.-EU Summit Meeting and met with PLO Chairman Arafat. May 17–18, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Discussed the South Asian nuclear crisis and the Kosovo crisis with the G-8 Foreign Ministers. June 12, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Discussed the Kosovo crisis with Contact Group Foreign Ministers. October 8, 1998
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Attended a meeting of Contact Group Foreign Ministers. January 28–29, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Attended a meeting of Contact Group Foreign Ministers. February 5, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Discussed the U.S. peace plan for Kosovo with special envoy Dole and Foreign Secretary Cook. March 6, 1999
Madeleine Korbel Albright London Addressed the London School of Economics. May 26, 2000
Colin Luther Powell London Met with Prime Minister Blair and Foreign Minister Straw. December 11, 2001
Colin Luther Powell Belfast, Hillsborough (Northern Ireland) Accompanied President Bush to meetings with Prime Minister Blair and with Irish Prime Minister Ahern and Northern Irish political leaders. April 7–8, 2003
Colin Luther Powell London Accompanied President Bush on a State Visit. November 18–20, 2003
Condoleezza Rice London Met with Prime Minister Blair and Foreign Secretary Straw. February 4, 2005
Condoleezza Rice London Attended the London Meeting on Supporting the Palestinian Authority. February 28–March 1, 2005
Condoleezza Rice London Attended a meeting of G-8 Foreign Ministers. June 22–23, 2005
Condoleezza Rice London Met with Prime Minister Blair and Foreign Secretary Straw. October 15–16, 2005
Condoleezza Rice London Attended a Middle East Quartet Foreign Ministers’ meeting and the London Conference on Afghanistan. January 30–February 1, 2006
Condoleezza Rice Blackburn, Liverpool Met with British Foreign Secretary Straw and gave several public addresses. March 31–April 2, 2006
Condoleezza Rice Prestwick (Scotland) Stopped en route to Pakistan. June 27, 2006
Condoleezza Rice London Attended a P-5 + 1 Foreign Ministers’ meeting. October 6, 2006
Condoleezza Rice London Met with Prime Minister Blair. January 18–19, 2007
Condoleezza Rice London Met with King Abdullah II of Jordan. October 18, 2007
Condoleezza Rice London Met with Foreign Secretary Miliband. February 6–7, 2008
Condoleezza Rice London Attended meetings of the Quartet, Ad Hoc Liaison Committee and the P5+1. Also discussed Kosovo with European Foreign Ministers. Met with Israeli Foreign Minister Livni and Palestinian Prime Minister Fayyad. May 1–3, 2008
Condoleezza Rice London Met with Foreign Secretary Miliband. December 1–2, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton London Attended the G-20 Economic Summit with President Obama. April 1–3, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton London Met with Prime Minister Brown and Foreign Secretary Miliband. October 10–12, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton Belfast Met with Northern Irish First Minister Robinson and Deputy First Minister McGuiness. Addressed the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Northern Ireland Business Working Group. October 11–12, 2009
Hillary Rodham Clinton London Attended a ministerial meeting on Yemen and the International Conference on Afghanistan. January 26–29, 2010
Hillary Rodham Clinton London Attended the International Conference on the Libyan Crisis. March 29, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton London Accompanied President Obama on a State Visit. May 23–25, 2011
Hillary Rodham Clinton London Attended the Conference on Somalia. February 23–24, 2012
Hillary Rodham Clinton Belfast Met with First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. December 7, 2012
John Forbes Kerry London Met with Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague. February 25–26, 2013
John Forbes Kerry London Attended the G=8 Foreign Ministers Meeting. April 10–11, 2013
John Forbes Kerry London Met with United Arab Emirates Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed. August 2, 2013
John Forbes Kerry London Met with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and with Foreign Secretary William Hague. September 8–9, 2013
John Forbes Kerry London Attended the London Eleven Ministerial Meeting. October 22, 2013
John Forbes Kerry London Met with Foreign Secretary William Hague and Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zeidan. November 24–25, 2013
John Forbes Kerry London Discussed the Ukrainian crisis with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. March 14, 2014
John Forbes Kerry London Attended a meeting of the London 11 (Friends of the Syrian People) and the Syrian Opposition Coalition. May 15–16, 2014
John Forbes Kerry London Attended the Global Summit to end Sexual Violence in Combat. June 13, 2014
John Forbes Kerry Newtown, Cardiff Accompanied President Obama to the NATO Summit Meeting. September 4–5, 2014
John Forbes Kerry London Attended EU/P5+1 negotiations with Iran. November 18–20, 2014
John Forbes Kerry London Attended the Conference on Afghanistan. December 4–5, 2014
John Forbes Kerry London Met with the Arab League Special Committee and with Quartet Representative Tony Blair. December 16, 2014
John Forbes Kerry London Attended a meeting of the Counter-ISIL Coalition Small Group and met with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. January 22, 2015
John Forbes Kerry London Met with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. February 21–22, 2015
John Forbes Kerry London Met with Gulf Cooperation Council Foreign Ministers. March 6, 2015
John Forbes Kerry London Met with the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, and with EU High Representative Federica Mogherini. March 21, 2015
John Forbes Kerry London Met with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed. September 18–19, 2015
John Forbes Kerry London Met with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond. November 3–4, 2015