Ambassadorial Appointments - Ronald Reagan

Total Appointees: 420
Career Appointments: 261 / 62%
Political Appointments: 159 / 38%

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Post Ambassador Career/Political Dates of Service
Afghanistan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Albania No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Algeria Michael H. Newlin Career 1981-1985
John Bruce Craig Career 1985-1988
L. Craig Johnstone Career 1985-1988
Christopher W.S. Ross Career 1988-1991
Andorra No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Angola No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Antigua & Barbuda Milan D. Bish Political 1981-1984
Thomas H. Anderson Political 1984-1986
Paul A. Russo Political 1986-1988
Argentina Francis Vincent Ortiz Career 1983-1986
Theodore E. Gildred Political 1986-1989
Armenia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Aruba No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Australia Robert Dean Nesen Political 1981-1985
Laurence William Lane Political 1986-1989
Austria Theodore E. Cummings Political 1981-1982
Helene A. Von Damm Political 1983-1986
Ronald Stephen Lauder Political 1986-1987
Henry Anatole Grunwald Political 1987-1990
Azerbaijan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Bahamas Lev E. Dobriansky Political 1983-1986
Carol Boyd Hallett Political 1986-1989
Bahrain Donald Charles Leidel Career 1983-1986
Sam H. Zakhem Political 1986-1989
Bangladesh Jane Abell Coon Career 1981-1984
Howard Bruner Schaffer Career 1984-1987
Willard Ames de Pree Career 1987-1990
Barbados Milan D. Bish Political 1981-1984
Thomas H. Anderson Political 1984-1986
Paul A. Russo Political 1986-1988
Belarus No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Belgium Charles H. Price Political 1981-1983
Geoffrey Swaebe Political 1983-1988
Maynard Wayne Glitman Career 1988-1991
Belize Malcolm R. Barnebey Career 1983-1985
Robert G. Rich Political 1987-1990
Benin George Edward Moose Career 1983-1986
Walter Edward Stadtler Career 1986-1989
Bermuda No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Bhutan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Bolivia Edwin Gharst Corr Career 1981-1985
Edward Morgan Rowell Career 1985-1988
Robert S. Gelbard Career 1988-1991
Bosnia & Herzegovina No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Botswana Theodore C. Maino Political 1982-1985
Natale H. Bellochi Career 1985-1988
John Florian Kordek Career 1988-1989
Brazil Langhorne A. Motley Political 1981-1983
Diego Cortes Asencio Career 1983-1986
Brunei Barrington King Career 1984-1987
Thomas C. Ferguson Career 1987-1989
Bulgaria Robert Louis Barry Career 1981-1984
Melvyn Levitsky Career 1984-1987
Sol Polansky Career 1987-1990
Burkina Faso Julius Waring Walker Career 1981-1984
Leonardo Neher Career 1984-1987
David H. Shinn Career 1987-1990
Burma Daniel Anthony O' Donohue Career 1983-1986
Burton Levin Career 1987-1990
Burundi James Richard Bullington Career 1983-1986
James Daniel Phillips Career 1986-1990
Cambodia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Cameroon Myles Robert Rene Frechette Career 1983-1987
Mark L. Edelman Political 1987-1989
Canada Paul Heron Robinson Political 1981-1985
Thomas Michael Tolliver Niles Career 1985-1989
Cape Verde John Melvin Yates Career 1983-1986
Vernon Dubois Penner Career 1986-1989
Cayman Islands No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Central African Republic Arthur H. Woodruff Career 1981-1983
Edmund T. Dejarnette Career 1983-1986
David C. Fields Career 1986-1989
Chad Jay P. Moffat Career 1983-1985
John Propst Blane Career 1985-1988
Robert L. Pugh Career 1988-1989
Chile James Daniel Theberge Political 1982-1985
Harry George Barnes Career 1985-1988
Charles A. Gillspie Career 1988-1991
China Arthur William Hummel Career 1985-1989
Winston Lord Career 1983-1985
Colombia Arthur Winston Lewis Career 1983-1985
Lewis Arthur Tambs Political 1983-1985
Charles A. Gillespie Career 1985-1988
Thomas Edmund McNamara Career 1988-1991
Comoros Fernando Enrique Rondon Career 1982-1983
Robert Brendon Keating Political 1983-1986
Patricia Gates Lynch Political 1986-1989
Congo Free State No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Congo, Democratic Republic of the Peter Dalton Constable Career 1982-1984
Brandon Hambright Grove Career 1984-1987
William Caldwell Harrop Career 1987-1991
Congo, Republic of the Kenneth Lee Brown Career 1981-1984
Alan Wood Lukens Career 1984-1987
Leonard Grant Shurtleff Career 1987-1990
Cook Islands No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Costa Rica Curtin Winsor Political 1983-1985
Arthur Winston Lewis Career 1985-1987
Lewis Arthur Tambs Political 1985-1987
Deane Roesch Hinton Career 1987-1990
Cote d'Iviore Robert Hopkins Miller Career 1983-1986
Dennis Kux Career 1986-1989
Croatia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Cuba No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Cyprus Raymond C. Ewing Career 1981-1984
Richard Wood Boehm Career 1984-1987
Bill K. Perrin Political 1988-1989
Czech Republic No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Czechoslovakia Jack Foust Matlock Career 1981-1983
William Henry Luers Career 1983-1986
Julian Martin Niemczyk Political 1986-1989
Denmark John Langeloth Loeb Political 1981-1983
Terence Alphonso Todman Career 1983-1989
Keith Lapham Brown Political 1988-1992
Djibouti Alvin P. Adams Career 1983-1985
John Pierce Ferriter Career 1985-1987
John E. McAteer Career 1987-1988
Robert South Barrett Career 1988-1991
Dominica Milan D. Bish Political 1981-1984
Thomas H. Anderson Political 1984-1986
Paul A. Russo Political 1986-1988
Dominican Republic Robert Anderson Career 1982-1985
Lowell C. Kilday Career 1985-1988
Paul D. Taylor Career 1988-1992
Ecuador Samuel Friedlander Hart Career 1982-1985
Fernando Enrique Rondon Career 1985-1988
Richard Newton Holwill Political 1988-1989
Egypt Nicholas Alexander Veliotes Career 1983-1986
Frank G. Wisner Career 1986-1991
El Salvador Deane Roesch Hinton Career 1981-1983
Thomas Reeve Pickering Career 1983-1985
Edwin Gharst Corr Career 1985-1988
William Graham Walker Career 1988-
Equatorial Guinea Alan M. Hardy Career 1981-1984
Francis Stephen Ruddy Political 1984-1988
Chester E. Norris Career 1988-1991
Eritrea No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Estonia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
European Union George Southall Vest Career 1981-1985
John William Middendorf Political 1985-1987
Alfred High Kingon Political 1987-1989
Ethiopia David A. Korn Career 1982-1985
James Richard Cheek Career 1985-1988
Robert Gordon Houdek Career 1988-1991
Fiji Fred J. Eckert Political 1982-1984
Carl Edward Dillery Career 1984-1987
Leonard Rochwarger Political 1987-1989
Finland Keith Foote Nyborg Political 1981-1986
Rockwell Anthony Schnabel Political 1985-1989
France Evan Griffith Galbraith Political 1981-1985
Joe M. Rodgers Political 1985-1989
Gabon Francis Terry McNamara Career 1987-1989
Larry C. Williamson Career 1982-1983
Warren Clark Career 1984-1984
Gambia, The Owen W. Roberts Career 1982-1983
Edward P. Brynn Career 1984-1984
Robert Thomas Hennemeyer Career 1984-1986
Herbert E. Horowitz Career 1986-1989
Georgia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
German Democratic Republic Rozanne Lejeanne Ridgway Career 1982-1985
Francis Joseph Meehan Career 1985-1988
Richard Clark Barkley Career 1988-1990
Germany Arthur Frank Burns Political 1981-1985
Richard R. Burt Political 1985-1989
Ghana Robert Eugene Fritts Career 1983-1986
Stephen R. Lyne Career 1987-1989
Greece Monteagle Stearns Career 1981-1985
Robert Vossler Keeley Career 1985-1989
Grenada No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Guatemala Frederic Lincoln Chapin Career 1981-1984
Alberto Martinez Piedra Political 1984-1987
James H. Michel Political 1987-1989
Guinea James D. Rosenthal Career 1983-1986
Samuel Eldred Lupo Career 1987-1990
Guinea- Bissau Wesley William Egan Political 1983-1985
Barbara C. Maslak Career 1985-1986
John Dale Blacken Career 1986-1989
Guyana Gerald Eustis Thomas Political 1981-1983
Clint Arlen Lauderdale Career 1984-1987
Theresa Anne Tull Career 1987-1990
Haiti Ernest Henry Preeg Career 1981-1983
Clayton E. McManaway Career 1983-1986
Brunson McKinley Career 1986-1989
Holy See William A. Wilson Political 1984-1986
Frank J. Shakespeare Political 1986-1989
Honduras John Dimitri Negroponte Career 1981-1985
John Arthur Ferch Career 1985-1986
Everett Ellis Briggs Career 1986-1989
Hong Kong No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Hungary Nicolas M. Salgo Political 1983-1986
Robie Marcus Hooker Palmer Career 1986-1990
IAEA Richard Thomas Kennedy Political 1981-1993
ICAO Edmund Stohr Political 1982-1990
Iceland Marshall Bremet Career 1981-1985
Nicholas Ruwe Political 1985-1989
India Harry George Barnes Career 1981-1985
John Gunther Dean Career 1985-1988
John Randolph Hubbard Political 1988-1989
Indonesia John Herbert Holdridge Career 1983-1986
Paul Dundes Wolfowitz Political 1986-1989
Iran No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Iraq David George Newton Career 1985-1988
April Catherine Glaspie Career 1988-1990
Ireland Peter H. Dailey Political 1982-1984
Robert Francis Kane Political 1984-1985
Margaret Mary O'Shaughnessy Heckler Political 1986-1989
Israel Thomas Reeve Pickering Career 1985-1988
William Andreas Brown Career 1988-1992
Italy Maxwell M. Rabb Political 1981-1989
Jamaica William Alexander Hewitt Political 1982-1985
Michael Sotirhos Political 1985-1989
Japan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Jordan Richard Noyes Viets Career 1981-
Paul Harold Boeker Career 1984-1987
Roscoe Seldon Suddarth Career 1987-1990
Kazakhstan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Kenya Gerald Eustis Thomas Political 1983-1989
Elinor Greer Constable Career 1986-1989
Kiribati Fred J. Eckert Political 1982-1984
Leonard Rochwarger Political 1987-1989
Korea Richard Louis Walker Political 1981-
James Roderick Lilley Political 1986-1989
Korea, North No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Korea, South No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Kosovo No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Kuwait Anthony Cecil Eden Quainton Career 1984-1987
W. Nathaniel Howell Career 1987-1990
Kyrgyzstan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Laos William Wayt Thomas Career 1981-1983
Theresa Anne Tull Career 1983-1986
Harriet W. Isom Career 1986-1989
Latvia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Lebanon Robert Sherwood Dillon Career 1981-1983
Reginald Barthomlomew Career 1983-1986
John Hubert Kelly Career 1986-1988
John Thomas McCarthy Career 1986-1988
Lesotho Keith Lapham Brown Political 1982-1983
S. L. Abbott Political 1984-1989
Robert M. Smalley Political 1987-1989
Liberia William Lacy Swing Career 1981-1985
Edward Joseph Perkins Career 1985-1986
James Keough Bishop Career 1987-1990
Libya No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Liechtenstein No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Lithuania No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Luxembourg John Ernest Dolibois Political 1981-1985
Jean Broward Shevlin Gerard Political 1985-1990
Macau No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Macedonia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Madagascar Robert Brendon Keating Political 1983-1986
Patricia Gates Lynch Political 1986-1989
Malawi John Andrew Burroughs Career 1981-1984
Weston Adams Career 1984-1986
George Arthur Trail Political 1988-1991
Malaysia Ronald Dewayne Palmer Career 1981-1983
Thomas P. Shoesmith Career 1983-1987
John Cameron Monjo Career 1987-1989
Maldives John Hathaway Reed Political 1981-1985
James William Spain Career 1985-1989
Mali Parker W. Borg Career 1981-1984
Robert J. Ryan Career 1984-1987
Robert Maxwell Pringle Career 1987-1990
Malta Frank P. Wardlaw Career 1981-1982
James Malone Rentschler Career 1982-1985
Gary L. Matthews Career 1985-1987
Peter R. Sommer Political 1987-1989
Marshall Islands Samuel B. Thomsen Career 1987-1990
Mauritania Edward P. Brynn Career 1982-1983
Edward Lionel Peck Career 1982-1985
Robert L. Pugh Career 1985-1988
William H. Twaddell Career 1988-1991
Mauritius George Roberts Andrews Career 1983-1986
Ronald Dewayne Palmer Career 1986-1989
Mexico John A. Gavin Political 1981-1986
Charles J. Pilliod Political 1986-1989
Micronesia, Fed. States of Michael Gordon Wygant Career 1987-1990
Moldova No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Monaco No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Mongolia Richard Llewellen Williams Career 1988-1990
Montenegro No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Morocco Joseph Verner Reed Political 1981-1985
Thomas Anthony Nassif Political 1985-1988
Michael Ussery Political 1988-1992
Mozambique Peter John de Vos Career 1983-1987
Melissa Foelsch Wells Career 1987-1990
Namibia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
NATO David Maker Abshire Political 1983-1987
Alton Gold Keel Jr. Political 1987-1989
Nauru Robert Dean Nesen Political 1981-1985
Laurence William Lane Political 1985-1989
Nepal Carleton Stevens Coon Career 1981-1984
Leon Jerome Weil Political 1984-1987
Milton Frank Political 1988-1989
Netherlands William Jennings Dyess Career 1981-1983
L. Paul Bremer Career 1983-1986
John Shad Political 1987-1989
Netherlands Antilles No ambassadors were appointed during this time
New Zealand H. Monroe Browne Poliical 1981-1985
Paul Matthews Cleveland Career 1985-1989
Nicaragua Anthony Cecil Eden Quainton Career 1982-1984
Harry Earl Bergold Career 1984-1987
Richard Huntington Melton Career 1988-1988
Niger William Robert Casey Political 1982-1985
Richard Wayne Bogosian Career 1985-1988
Carl Copeland Cundiff Career 1988-1991
Nigeria Thomas Reeve Pickering Career 1981-1983
Thomas William Macauley Smith Career 1984-1986
Princton Nathan Lyman Career 1986-1989
Norway Marcus Jacob Austad Political 1981-1984
OAS Richard T. McCormack Political 1985-1989
OECD Abraham Katz Career 1981-1984
Edward J. Streator Career 1984-1987
Denis Lamb Career 1987-1990
Oman John R. Countryman Career 1981-1985
George Cranwell Montgomery Political 1985-1989
Richard Wood Boehm Career 1988-1992
Pakistan Ronald Ian Spiers Career 1981-1983
Deane Roesch Hinton Career 1983-1986
Arnold Lewis Raphel Career 1987-1988
Robert Bigger Oakley Career 1988-1991
Palau No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Palestinian Authority No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Panama Arthur H. Davis Political 1986-1990
Papua New Guinea M. Virginia Schafer Career 1981-1984
Paul Fisher Gardner Career 1984-1986
Everett E. Bierman Political 1986-1989
Paraguay Arthur H. Davis Political 1982-1985
Clyde D. Taylor Career 1985-1988
Timothy Lathrop Towell Political 1988-1991
Parma No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Peru Francis Vincent Ortiz Career 1981-1983
David C. Jordan Political 1984-1986
Alexander Fletcher Watson Career 1986-1989
Phillippinnes Michael Hayden Armacost Career 1982-1984
Stephen Warren Bosworth Career 1984-1987
Nicholas Platt Career 1987-1991
Poland John Roger Davis Career 1988-1990
Portugal Henry Allen Holmes Career 1982-1985
Frank J. Shakespeare Political 1985-1986
Alan H. Flanigan Career 1986-1987
Wesley William Egan Political 1987-1988
Edward Morgan Rowell Career 1988-1990
Qatar Charles Franklin Dunbar Career 1983-1985
Joseph Ghougassian Political 1985-1989
Romania David B. Funderburk Political 1981-1985
Roger Kirk Career 1985-1989
Russia Arthur Adair Hartman Political 1981-1987
Jack Foust Matlock Career 1987-1991
Rwanda John Propst Blane Career 1982-1985
John Edwin Upston Political 1985-1987
Leonard H. O. Spearman Political 1988-1990
Saint Kitts & Nevis Thomas H. Anderson Political 1984-1986
Paul A. Russo Political 1986-1988
Saint Lucia Milan D. Bish Political 1981-1984
Thomas H. Anderson Political 1984-1986
Paul A. Russo Political 1986-1988
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines Milan D. Bish Political 1981-1984
Thomas H. Anderson Political 1984-1986
Paul A. Russo Political 1986-1988
Samoa H. Monroe Browne Political 1981-1985
Paul Matthews Cleveland Career 1986-1989
San Marino No ambassadors were appointed during this time
São Tomé & Príncipe Francis Terry McNamara Career 1981-1984
Larry C. Williamson Career 1984-1987
Warren Clark Career 1987-1989
Saudi Arabia Robert Gerhard Neumann Political 1981-1981
Richard William Murphy Career 1981-1983
Walter Leon Cutler Career 1984-1989
Hume Alexander Horan Career 1987-1988
Senegal Charles William Bray Career 1981-1985
Lannon Walker Career 1985-1988
George Edward Moose Career 1988-1991
Serbia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Seychelles David Joseph Fischer Career 1982-1985
Irvin Hicks Career 1985-1987
James B. Moran Career 1987-1991
Sierra Leone Arthur Winston Lewis Career 1983-1986
Cynthia Shepart Perry Political 1986-1989
Singapore J. Stapleton Roy Career 1984-1986
Daryl Arnold Political 1987-1989
Slovakia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Slovenia No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Soloman Islands M. Virginia Schafer Career 1981-1984
Paul Fisher Gardner Career 1984-1986
Everett E. Bierman Political 1986-1987
William Warren Career 1988-
Somalia Robert Bigger Oakley Career 1982-1984
Peter Scott Bridges Career 1984-1986
John Lewis Hirsch Career 1986-1986
David P. Rawson Career 1986-1987
Trusten Frank Crigler Career 1987-1990
South Africa Herman W. Nickel Political 1982-1986
Edward Joseph Perkins Career 1986-1989
South Sudan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Spain Thomas Ostrom Enders Career 1983-1986
Reginald Barthomlomew Career 1983-1986
Sri Lanka John Hathaway Reed Political 1981-1985
James William Spain Career 1985-1989
Sudan Hume Alexander Horan Career 1983-1986
G. Norman Anderson Career 1986-1989
Suriname Robert Werner Duemling Career 1982-1984
Robert E. Barbour Career 1984-1987
Richard C. Howland Career 1987-1990
Swaziland Robert H. Phinny Political 1982-1984
Harvey Frans Nelson Career 1985-1988
Mary A. Ryan Political 1988-1990
Sweden Franklin S. Forsberg Political 1981-1985
Gregory J. Newell Political 1985-1989
Switzerland Faith Ryan Whittlesey Political 1981-1983
John Davis Lodge Political 1983-1985
Faith Ryan Whittlesey Political 1985-1988
Philip D. Winn Political 1988-1989
Syria Robert Peter Paganelli Career 1981-1984
William Lester Eagleton Career 1984-1988
Edward Peter Djerejian Career 1988-1991
Taiwan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Tajikstan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Tanzania David Charles Miller Political 1981-1984
John William Shirley Career 1984-1986
Donald K. Petterson Career 1986-1989
Thailand John Gunther Dean Career 1981-1985
William Andreas Brown Career 1985-1988
Daniel Anthony O' Donohue Career 1988-1991
Timor-Leste No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Togo Howard Kent Walker Career 1982-1984
Owen W. Roberts Career 1984-1986
Rush Walker Taylor Career 1988-1990
Tonga Fred J. Eckert Political 1982-1984
Carl Edward Dillery Career 1984-1987
Leonard Rochwarger Political 1987-1989
Trinidad & Tobago Melvin H. Evans Political 1981-1984
Sheldon J. Krys Career 1985-1988
Charles A. Gargano Political 1988-1991
Tunisia Walter Leon Cutler Career 1981-1984
Peter Sebastian Career 1984-1987
Robert Halsey Pelletreau Career 1987-1991
Turkey Robert Strausz- Hupe Political 1981-1989
Turkmenistan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Tuvalu Fred J. Eckert Political 1982-1984
Carl Edward Dillery Career 1984-1987
Leonard Rochwarger Political 1987-1989
Two Sicilies No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Uganda Allen Clayton Davis Career 1983-1985
Robert Gordon Houdek Career 1985-1988
John Andrew Burroughs Political 1988-1991
Ukraine No ambassadors were appointed during this time
United Arab Emirates George Quincey Lumsden Career 1982-1986
David Lyle Mack Career 1986-1989
United Arab Republic No ambassadors were appointed during this time
United Kingdom John J. Louis Political 1981-1983
Charles H. Price Political 1983-1989
United Nations Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick Political 1981-1985
Vernon A. Walters Political 1985-1989
UN/ Geneva Arms Reduction Max M. Kampelman Political 1985-1989
UN/ Geneva European Office Gerald P. Carmen Political 1984-1986
Joseph Carlton Petrone Political 1987-1989
UN/ Vienna Richard Salisbury Williamson Political 1983-1985
Bruce Chapman Political 1985-1988
UN/ Rome Millicent Fenwick Political 1983-1987
Uruguay Thomas Aranda Political 1981-1985
Malcolm Richard Wilkey Political 1985-1990
Uzbekistan No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Vanuatu Everett E. Bierman Political 1987-1989
Venezuela George Walter Landau Career 1982-1985
Otto Juan Reich Political 1986-1989
Vietnam No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Vietnam, South No ambassadors were appointed during this time
Yemen David Eugene Zweifel Career 1981-1984
William Arthur Rugh Career 1984-1987
Charles Franklin Dunbar Career 1988-1991
Yugoslavia David Anderson Career 1981-1985
John Douglas Scanlan Career 1985-1989
Warren Zimmerman Career 1988-1989
Zambia Nicholas Platt Career 1982-1984
Paul Julian Hare Career 1985-1988
Jeffrey S. Davidow Career 1988-1990
Zimbabwe David Charles Miller Political 1984-1986
James Wilson Rawlings Political 1986-1989

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