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List of Principal Persons

  • Ahlgren, G., Swedish Counselor of Legation and Chargé d’Affaires in Turkey.
  • Albert, King of the Belgians.
  • Ali-Kuli Khan, Mirza, Persian Counselor of Legation at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires from April 25.
  • Bailly-Blanchard, Arthur, United States Minister to Haiti.
  • Baker, Newton D., Secretary of War of the United States.
  • Bakhmeteff, Boris A., Russian Ambassador at Washington.
  • Balfour, Arthur James, British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs.
  • Barclay, Colville, British Counselor of Embassy at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires from July 30.
  • Barton, James L., Chairman of the American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief.
  • Belden, Perry, United States Secretary of Legation in Colombia; Chargé d’Affaires.
  • Belt, John W., United States Secretary of Legation in Honduras; Chargé d’Affaires, January 18 to February 9.
  • Bertrand, Francisco, President of Honduras.
  • Brun, Constantin, Danish Minister at Washington.
  • Burleson, Albert S., Postmaster General of the United States.
  • Caldwell, John L., United States Minister to Persia.
  • Calonder, Felix L., President of the Swiss Confederation.
  • Chamorro, Gen. Emiliano, President of Nicaragua.
  • Clemenceau, Georges, French Premier and Minister of War.
  • Crawford, Sir Richard, Commercial Adviser of the British Embassy at Washington.
  • Crosby, Oscar T., Assistant Secretary of the Treasury of the United States; President of the Inter-Allied Council on War Purchases and Finance.
  • Curtis, Charles B., United States Secretary of Legation in Honduras; Chargé d’Affaires, February 9 to October 1.
  • Da Gama, Domicio, Brazilian Ambassador at Washington.
  • Daniels, Josephus, Secretary of the Navy of the United States.
  • Davis, John W., Solicitor General of the United States to November 21; member of the American Commission to the American–German Prisoners of War Conference at Berne, September 24–November 11; United States Ambassador to Great Britain from November 21.
  • Davis, Norman H., United States Treasury representative at London and Paris.
  • Davison, Henry P., Chairman of the War Council of the American Red Cross.
  • De Broqueville, Baron Charles, Belgian Prime Minister and Minister of Food Supplies.
  • De Cartier de Marchienne, E., Belgian Minister at Washington; Appointed Ambassador from September 13, 1919.
  • De Chambrun, Charles, French Counselor of Embassy at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires, December, 1918, to June, 1919.
  • De Ipanema Moreira, Alberto, Brazilian Counselor of Embassy at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires from October 20.
  • Dinichert, Paul, Chief of the Division of Foreign Interests and Internment of the Swiss Political Department; presiding officer at the American-German Prisoners of War Conference at Berne, September 24–November 11.
  • Djbmal Pasha, Turkish Minister of Marine.
  • Dodge, H. Percival, Special Agent to Serbia (at Corfu) of the Department of State of the United States.
  • Dresel, Ellis L., United States War Trade Board representative at Berne; an Assistant American Commissioner at the American–German Prisoners of War Conference at Berne, September 24–November 11.
  • Ekengren, W. A. F., Swedish Minister at Washington.
  • Elizalde, Rafael H., Ecuadoran Minister at Washington.
  • Elkus, Abram I., United States Ambassador to Turkey from July 21, 1916.
  • Estrada Cabrera, Manuel, President of Guatemala.
  • Ewing, John, United States Minister to Honduras.
  • Foster, John G., United States Consul General at Ottawa.
  • Francis, David R., United States Ambassador to Russia.
  • Freyre y Santander, Manuel de, Peruvian Minister at Washington.
  • Garrett, John W., United States Minister to the Netherlands (accredited also to Luxemburg); Chairman of the American Commission to the American–German Prisoners of War Conference at Berne, September 24–November 11.
  • Gary, Hampson, United States Agent and Consul General at Cairo.
  • Gerard, James W., United States Ambassador to Germany, July 28, 1913, to May 15, 1917.
  • Goding, Frederic W., United States Consul General at Guayaquil.
  • Gonzales, William E., United States Minister to Cuba.
  • Gottschalk, Alfred L. M., United States Consul General at Rio de Janeiro.
  • Grant-Smith, Ulysses, United States Counselor of Legation in Denmark; Chargé d’Affaires.
  • Gregory, Thomas W., Attorney General of the United States.
  • Grew, Joseph C., United States Counselor of Embassy in Austria-Hungary, February 19 to May 23, 1917; Chargé d’Affaires, April 7 to April 14, 1917; assigned to duty in the Department of State of the United States May 23, 1917; Acting Chief of the Division of Western European Affairs of the Department of State from March 14, 1918.
  • Harte, A. C., International Secretary of the Young Men’s Christian Association.
  • Hertling, Count Georg F. von, German Imperial Chancellor to September 30.
  • Hohenlohe Langenburg, Prince zu, German Military Inspector of Volunteer Nursing; Chairman of the German Commission to the American-German Prisoners of War Conference at Berne, September 24–November 11.
  • Hoover, Herbert C., Chairman of the Commission for Relief in Belgium; United States Food Administrator.
  • Horton, George, United States Consul General at Saloniki.
  • House, Edward M., Special Representative of the United States at the Inter-Allied Conference at Paris, November 29–December 3, 1917.
  • Hübscher, Carl P., Swiss Secretary of Legation at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires, July 23 to August 27, 1917, and June to September, 1918.
  • Hymans, Paul, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Ignatius, Kaarlo, Finnish Commissioner on Special Mission at Washington.
  • Jefferson, Benjamin L., United States Minister to Nicaragua.
  • Johnson, Stewart, United States Secretary of Legation in Costa Rica; Chargé d’Affaires.
  • Jusserand, Jules J., French Ambassador at Washington.
  • Lansing, Robert, Secretary of State of the United States.
  • Laughlin, Irwin B., United States Counselor of Embassy in Great Britain; Chargé d’Affaires, May 18 to July 17, and October 3 to December 17.
  • Leavell, William H., United States Minister to Guatemala.
  • Lefevre, Ernesto T., Panaman Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Leffingwell, Russell C., Assistant Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
  • Lindsay, Ronald C., British Counselor of Embassy at Washington from June 11, 1919; Chargé d’Affaires June 11 to October 1, 1919.
  • Long, Boaz W., United States Minister to Salvador, July 29, 1914, to December 30, 1917.
  • Macchi di Cellere, Count Vincenzo, Italian Ambassador at Washington.
  • MacMurray, John V. A., United States Chargé d’Affaires in China, July 1 to October 11.
  • McAdoo, William Gibbs, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.
  • McCormick, Vance C., Chairman of the United States War Trade Board.
  • Méndez, Joaquín, Guatemalan Minister at Washington.
  • Michaïlovitch, Lioubomir, Serbian Minister at Washington.
  • Morgan, Edwin V., United States Ambassador to Brazil.
  • Morris, Ira N., United States Minister to Sweden.
  • Moshaver-ol-Mamalek, Persian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Murphy, Dominic I., United States Consul General at Sofia.
  • Naón, Rómulo S., Argentine Ambassador at Washington.
  • Oederlin, Frederick, Commercial Adviser of the Swiss Legation at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires, September to November.
  • Paderewski, Ignace Jan, representative in the United States of the Polish National Committee at Paris.
  • Page, Thomas Nelson, United States Ambassador to Italy.
  • Page, Walter Hines, United States Ambassador to Great Britain to November 21.
  • Palmer, A. Mitchell, Alien Property Custodian of the United States.
  • Pashitch, Nikola P., Serbian President of the Council and Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Peçanha, Nilo, Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Penfield, Frederic C., United States Ambassador to Austria-Hungary from July 28, 1913.
  • Pershing, Gen. John J., Commander in Chief of the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe.
  • Phillips, William, Assistant Secretary of State of the United States.
  • Pichon, Stephen, French Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Poland, William B., Director for Europe of the Commission for Relief in Belgium.
  • Polk, Frank Lyon, Counselor for the Department of State of the United States.
  • Price, William J., United States Minister to Panama.
  • Quintana, Federico M., Argentine Counselor of Embassy at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires, January 16 to July 10, 1918, and November 20, 1918, to March 3, 1919.
  • Reading, Earl of (Rufus Daniel Isaacs), British High Commissioner and Ambassador on Special Mission at Washington from February 13.
  • Reinsch, Paul S., United States Minister to China.
  • Riaño y Gayangos, Juan, Spanish Ambassador at Washington.
  • Ritter, Paul, Swiss Minister at Washington, June 11, 1909, to July 23, 1917.
  • Roussos, Georges, Greek Minister at Washington.
  • Sammons, Thomas, United States Consul General at Shanghai.
  • Scavenius, Erik, Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Sharp, William G., United States Ambassador to France.
  • Sims, Admiral William S., Commanding United States Naval Operations in European Waters.
  • Solf, Wilhelm, German Secretary of State of the Colonial Office in the Cabinet of Count von Hertling, and of the Foreign Office in the Cabinet of Prince Max of Baden.
  • Sonnino, Baron Sidney, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Spring Rice, Sir Cecil Arthur, British Ambassador at Washington to February 13.
  • Stimson, Frederic J., United States Ambassador to Argentina.
  • Stovall, Pleasant A., United States Minister to Switzerland.
  • Sulzer, Hans, Swiss Minister at Washington from August 27, 1917.
  • Symon, Charles, Belgian Counselor of Legation at Washington; Chargé d’Affaires, March 7 to September 11, 1919.
  • Vásquez, Mariano, Honduran Minister of Foreign Affairs.
  • Wadsworth, Eliot, Vice Chairman of the Central Committee of the American Red Cross.
  • Whitlock, Brand, United States Minister to Belgium.
  • Willard, Joseph E., United States Ambassador to Spain.
  • Wilson, Hugh R., United States Secretary of Legation in Switzerland; Chargé d’Affaires to March 4.
  • Wilson, William B., Secretary of Labor of the United States.
  • Wilson, Woodrow, President of the United States.
  • Zimmermann, Artur, German Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, November 21, 1916, to August 4, 1917.