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United States Ambassadors to the United Nations

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United States Ambasadors to the United Nations, full title, Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations (also known as the U.S. Permanent Representative, or "Perm Rep", to the United Nations):

For additional information, see the U.S. Department of State's listing of U.S. ambassadors to the United Nations: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/po/com/12316.htm
Name Years served UN Secretary-General(s) U.S. President(s)
Edward R. Stettinius, Jr. 1945 - 1946 Trygve Lie Harry S. Truman
Herschel V. Johnson
(acting)
1946 - 1947 Trygve Lie Harry S. Truman
Warren R. Austin 1947 - 1953 Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskj÷ld Harry S. Truman
Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. 1953 - 1960 Dag Hammarskj÷ld Dwight Eisenhower
James J. Wadsworth 1960 - 1961 Dag Hammarskj÷ld Dwight Eisenhower
Adlai Stevenson 1961 - 1965 Dag Hammarskj÷ld, U Thant John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson
Arthur J. Goldberg 1965 - 1968 U Thant Lyndon Johnson
George W. Ball 1968 U Thant Lyndon Johnson
James Russell Wiggins 1968 - 1969 U Thant Lyndon Johnson
Charles W. Yost 1969 - 1971 U Thant Richard Nixon
George H. W. Bush 1971 - 1973 U Thant, Kurt Waldheim Richard Nixon
John A. Scali 1973 - 1975 Kurt Waldheim Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford
Daniel Patrick Moynihan 1975 - 1976 Kurt Waldheim Gerald Ford
William Scranton 1976 - 1977 Kurt Waldheim Gerald Ford
Andrew Young 1977 - 1979 Kurt Waldheim Jimmy Carter
Donald McHenry 1979 - 1981 Kurt Waldheim Jimmy Carter
Jeane Kirkpatrick 1981 - 1985 Kurt Waldheim Ronald Reagan
Vernon A. Walters 1985 - 1989 Kurt Waldheim, Javier PÚrez de CuÚllar Ronald Reagan
Thomas R. Pickering 1989 - 1992 Javier PÚrez de CuÚllar, Boutros Boutros-Ghali George H. W. Bush
Edward J. Perkins 1992 - 1993 Boutros Boutros-Ghali George H. W. Bush
Madeleine Albright 1993 - 1997 Boutros Boutros-Ghali Bill Clinton
Bill Richardson 1997 - 1998 Kofi Annan Bill Clinton
A. Peter Burleigh
(acting)
1998 - 1999 Kofi Annan Bill Clinton
Richard Holbrooke 1999 - 2001 Kofi Annan Bill Clinton
James B. Cunningham
(acting)
2001 Kofi Annan George W. Bush
John D. Negroponte 2001 - 2004 Kofi Annan George W. Bush
John Danforth 2004 - 2005 Kofi Annan George W. Bush
Anne W. Patterson
(acting)
2005 - present Kofi Annan George W. Bush
John R. Bolton
(nominee)
Confirmation Pending Kofi Annan George W. Bush
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