List of ambassadors of the United States to Ghana

The following is a list of Ambassadors of the United States to Ghana. The embassy in Accra was established March 6, 1957, with Donald W. Lamm in charge as chargé d'affaires.

Ambassadors

  • Donald W. Lamm - Career FSO
    • Title: Chargé d'Affaires
    • Appointment: [see note below]
    • Presentation of Credentials: March 12, 1957
    • Termination of Mission: Relinquished charge, April 19, 1957
  • Peter Rutter - Career FSO
    • Title: Chargé d'Affaires
    • Appointment:
    • Presentation of Credentials: April 25, 1957
    • Termination of Mission: Superseded, June 19, 1957
  • Wilson C. Flake - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: May 20, 1957
    • Presentation of Credentials: June 19, 1957
    • Termination of Mission: Reaccredited when Ghana became a republic; presented new credentials July 21, 1960; left post, November 21, 1960
  • Francis H. Russell - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: November 11, 1960
    • Presentation of Credentials: January 23, 1961
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, March 13, 1962
  • William P. Mahoney Jr. - Political appointee
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: May 21, 1962
    • Presentation of Credentials: June 22, 1962
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, May 26, 1965
  • Franklin H. Williams - Political appointee
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: October 20, 1965
    • Presentation of Credentials: January 17, 1966
    • Termination of Mission: Reaccredited after change of government; presented new credentials May 19, 1966; left post, May 3, 1968
  • Thomas W. McElhiney - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: July 24, 1968
    • Presentation of Credentials: September 14, 1968
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, May 29, 1971
  • Fred L. Hadsel - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: July 23, 1971
    • Presentation of Credentials: September 25, 1971
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, July 29, 1974
  • Shirley Temple Black - Political appointee
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: September 19, 1974
    • Presentation of Credentials: December 6, 1974
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, July 13, 1976
  • Robert P. Smith - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: October 4, 1976
    • Presentation of Credentials: December 17, 1976
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, May 7, 1979
  • Thomas W. M. Smith - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: September 28, 1979
    • Presentation of Credentials: December 12, 1979
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, July 2, 1983
  • Robert E. Fritts - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: July 6, 1983
    • Presentation of Credentials: July 28, 1983
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, June 2, 1986
  • Stephen R. Lyne - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: March 27, 1987
    • Presentation of Credentials: July 11, 1987
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, September 9, 1989
  • Raymond Charles Ewing - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: August 7, 1989
    • Presentation of Credentials: November 9, 1989
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, August 14, 1992
  • Kenneth Lee Brown - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: July 14, 1992
    • Presentation of Credentials: September 24, 1992
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, July 19, 1995
  • Edward P. Brynn - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: October 3, 1995
    • Presentation of Credentials: December 19, 1995
    • Termination of Mission: Left post July 10, 1998
  • Kathryn Dee Robinson - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: October 22, 1998
    • Presentation of Credentials: December 16, 1998
    • Termination of Mission: Left post September 1, 2001
  • Nancy Jo Powell - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: July 16, 2001
    • Presentation of Credentials: September 14, 2001
    • Termination of Mission: Left post May 26, 2002
  • Mary Carlin Yates - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: November 26, 2002
    • Presentation of Credentials: January 28, 2003
    • Termination of Mission: Left post, July 25, 2005
  • Pamela E. Bridgewater - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: June 21, 2005
    • Presentation of Credentials: October 11, 2005
    • Termination of Mission:Left post June 10, 2008
  • Donald G. Teitelbaum - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: June 6, 2008
    • Presentation of Credentials: September 9, 2008
    • Termination of Mission: 2012
  • Gene A. Cretz - Career FSO
    • Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: April 11, 2012
    • Presentation of Credentials: September 11, 2012
    • Termination of Mission: July 1, 2015
  • Robert P. Jackson - Career FSO
    • Title: Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: November 22, 2015
    • Presentation of Credentials: February 4, 2016
    • Termination of Mission: 2018
  • Stephanie S. Sullivan - Career FSO
    • Title: Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
    • Appointment: September 10, 2018
    • Presentation of Credentials: January 23, 2019
    • Termination of Mission: Incumbent

Important Notice : Ambassador Donald G. Teitelbaum ( Incumbent ) 2008 June Senior Staff Of Travel Relations Peter Asante Smith

References

Senior Staff Of Travel Relations Peter Asante Smith

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