U.S. Ambassadors in Switzerland

State of Residency: Massachusetts

  • Title: Minister Resident
    Appointment: Jun 29, 1853
    Presentation of Credentials: Presented recall, Jul 1, 1861
    Note: Nominated Feb 25, 1856, to be Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary; nomination withdrawn before the Senate acted upon it.

State of Residency: New Hampshire

  • Title: Minister Resident
    Appointment: Mar 28, 1861
    Presentation of Credentials: Jul 1, 1861
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Oct 16, 1865

State of Residency: Georgia

  • Title: Minister Resident
    Appointment: Jul 7, 1865
    Presentation of Credentials: Oct 16, 1865
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Jul 20, 1869
    Note: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned after confirmation on Jan 22, 1866.

State of Residency: Wisconsin

  • Title: Minister Resident
    Appointment: Apr 20, 1869
    Presentation of Credentials: Jul 20, 1869
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Sep 7, 1876
  • Title: Chargé d’Affaires
    Appointment: Aug 15, 1876
    Presentation of Credentials: Sep 7, 1876
    Termination of Mission: Left post Oct 1, 1876

State of Residency: Illinois

  • Title: Chargé d’Affaires
    Appointment: May 1, 1877
    Note: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate. Took oath of office, but did not proceed to post.

State of Residency: New York

  • Title: Chargé d’Affaires
    Appointment: Jun 20, 1877
    Presentation of Credentials: Aug 7, 1877
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Aug 24, 1881
    Note: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned after confirmation on Oct 30, 1877.

State of Residency: Kentucky

  • Title: Chargé d’Affaires
    Appointment: May 11, 1881
    Presentation of Credentials: Aug 25, 1881
    Termination of Mission: Promoted to Minister Resident/Consul General
  • Title: Minister Resident/Consul General
    Appointment: Jul 13, 1882
    Presentation of Credentials: Aug 14, 1882
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Jul 9, 1885

State of Residency: Kentucky

  • Title: Minister Resident/Consul General
    Appointment: May 7, 1885
    Presentation of Credentials: Jul 9, 1885
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, May 24, 1889
    Note: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned after confirmation on Jan 21, 1866.

State of Residency: Massachusetts

  • Title: Minister Resident/Consul General
    Appointment: Mar 12, 1889
    Presentation of Credentials: May 24, 1889
    Termination of Mission: Promoted to Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jul 30, 1890
    Presentation of Credentials: Dec 13, 1890
    Termination of Mission: Left post Aug 10, 1892

State of Residency: New Hampshire

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Dec 13, 1892
    Presentation of Credentials: Jan 26, 1893
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Jan 29, 1893

State of Residency: Missouri

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Apr 7, 1893
    Presentation of Credentials: Jul 5, 1893
    Termination of Mission: Appointment terminated, Nov 1, 1895

State of Residency: Missouri

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Nov 18, 1895
    Presentation of Credentials: Feb 15, 1896
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Aug 9, 1897
    Note: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate; recommissioned after confirmation on Dec 21, 1895.

State of Residency: Pennsylvania

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jun 9, 1897
    Presentation of Credentials: Aug 9, 1897
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Feb 20, 1901

State of Residency: New Hampshire

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Dec 20, 1900
    Presentation of Credentials: Apr 3, 1901
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Jan 29, 1903

State of Residency: Illinois

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Sep 26, 1902
    Note: Commissioned during a recess of the Senate. Did not serve under either of the commissions issued to him.
  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Dec 8, 1902
    Note: Did not serve under either of the commissions issued to him.

State of Residency: New York

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jan 7, 1903
    Presentation of Credentials: Feb 24, 1903
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Jul 1, 1905

State of Residency: Kentucky

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Mar 8, 1905
    Presentation of Credentials: Jul 1, 1905
    Termination of Mission: Superseded, Mar 1, 1910

State of Residency: Minnesota

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Dec 21, 1909
    Presentation of Credentials: Mar 1, 1910
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, May 15, 1911

State of Residency: Illinois

  • Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Apr 24, 1911
    Presentation of Credentials: May 23, 1911
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Jul 31, 1913

State of Residency: Georgia

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jun 21, 1913
    Presentation of Credentials: Aug 23, 1913
    Termination of Mission: Left post Dec 14, 1919

State of Residency: Texas

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Apr 7, 1920
    Presentation of Credentials: Jun 3, 1920
    Termination of Mission: Left post about Mar 4, 1921

State of Residency: Massachusetts

  • Foreign Service Officer
    Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Sep 24, 1921
    Presentation of Credentials: Nov 1, 1921
    Termination of Mission: Left post Mar 22, 1924

State of Residency: California

  • Foreign Service Officer
    Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Mar 18, 1924
    Presentation of Credentials: May 19, 1924
    Termination of Mission: Presented recall, Apr 29, 1927

State of Residency: Illinois

  • Foreign Service Officer
    Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Feb 26, 1927
    Presentation of Credentials: Jun 11, 1927
    Termination of Mission: Left post Jul 8, 1937

State of Residency: Illinois

  • Foreign Service Officer
    Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jul 13, 1937
    Presentation of Credentials: Sep 10, 1937
    Termination of Mission: Left post Oct 14, 1947

State of Residency: Georgia

  • Foreign Service Officer
    Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jul 24, 1947
    Presentation of Credentials: Oct 21, 1947
    Termination of Mission: Left post Jun 9, 1951

State of Residency: New York

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Mar 22, 1951
    Presentation of Credentials: Jun 27, 1951
    Termination of Mission: Left post Apr 14, 1953

State of Residency: California

  • Foreign Service Officer
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jul 20, 1953
    Presentation of Credentials: Oct 9, 1953
    Termination of Mission: Left post May 5, 1957

State of Residency: Virginia

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: May 9, 1957
    Presentation of Credentials: May 31, 1957
    Termination of Mission: Left post Feb 28, 1961

State of Residency: New Mexico

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jun 22, 1961
    Presentation of Credentials: Jul 25, 1961
    Termination of Mission: Left post Sep 8, 1963

State of Residency: Missouri

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Oct 2, 1963
    Presentation of Credentials: Nov 29, 1963
    Termination of Mission: Left post Sep 3, 1965

State of Residency: Maryland

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Sep 19, 1966
    Presentation of Credentials: Nov 18, 1966
    Termination of Mission: Left post May 20, 1969

State of Residency: New York

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: May 13, 1969
    Presentation of Credentials: Jul 17, 1969
    Termination of Mission: Left post Apr 10, 1975

State of Residency: Colorado

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Feb 20, 1975
    Presentation of Credentials: Apr 25, 1975
    Termination of Mission: Left post Jul 10, 1975

State of Residency: New Jersey

  • Foreign Service Officer
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Nov 20, 1975
    Presentation of Credentials: Jan 9, 1976
    Termination of Mission: Left post Jul 31, 1977

State of Residency: Ohio

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jul 11, 1977
    Presentation of Credentials: Sep 13, 1977
    Termination of Mission: Left post Jul 10, 1979

State of Residency: California

  • Foreign Service Officer
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Sep 20, 1979
    Presentation of Credentials: Oct 19, 1979
    Termination of Mission: Left post Sep 1, 1981

State of Residency: Pennsylvania

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Sep 28, 1981
    Presentation of Credentials: Oct 23, 1981
    Termination of Mission: Left post Feb 28, 1983

State of Residency: Connecticut

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Mar 18, 1983
    Presentation of Credentials: May 19, 1983
    Termination of Mission: Left post Apr 30, 1985

State of Residency: Pennsylvania

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Apr 4, 1985
    Presentation of Credentials: May 31, 1985
    Termination of Mission: Left post Jun 14, 1988

State of Residency: Colorado

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Jul 11, 1988
    Presentation of Credentials: Aug 19, 1988
    Termination of Mission: Left post Aug 5, 1989

State of Residency: District of Columbia

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Aug 3, 1989
    Presentation of Credentials: Aug 23, 1989
    Termination of Mission: Left post Mar 1, 1993

State of Residency: California

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Feb 9, 1994
    Presentation of Credentials: Mar 21, 1994
    Termination of Mission: Died at post Jan 9, 1996

State of Residency: Vermont

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Aug 8, 1996
    Presentation of Credentials: Aug 19, 1996
    Termination of Mission: Left post Aug 16, 1999
    Note: Also accredited to Liechtenstein, Feb 10, 1997

State of Residency: California

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Oct 29, 1999
    Presentation of Credentials: Dec 2, 1999
    Termination of Mission: Left post Jul 6, 2001
    Note: Also accredited to Liechtenstein; resident at Bern.

State of Residency: Ohio

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Aug 3, 2001
    Presentation of Credentials: Sep 11, 2001
    Termination of Mission: Left post Mar 29, 2003
    Note: Also accredited to Liechtenstein; resident at Bern.

State of Residency: Texas

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Oct 7, 2003
    Presentation of Credentials: Nov 25, 2003
    Termination of Mission: Left post May 6, 2006
    Note: Also accredited to Liechtenstein; resident at Bern.

State of Residency: Texas

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: Sep 7, 2006
    Presentation of Credentials: Oct 19, 2006
    Termination of Mission: Left post Dec 7, 2008
    Note: Also accredited to Liechtenstein; resident at Bern.

State of Residency: Texas

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: August 5, 2009
    Termination of Mission: Left post May 29, 2013
    Note: Also accredited to Liechtenstein; resident at Bern.

Suzan G. LeVine
State of Residency: Washington

  • Non-Career Appointee
    Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    Appointment: June 2, 2014
    Termination of Mission: Left post January 20, 2017
    Note: Also accredited to Liechtenstein; resident at Bern.