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Visits to the U.S. by Foreign Heads of State and Government--1955

Date

Visitor

Country

Description

January 20-23, 1955

Prime Minister Holland

New Zealand

Unofficial visit. Left New York City January 27.

January 26-29, 1955

President Magloire

Haiti

Official visit. Addressed U.S. Congress January 27. Afterwards visited West Point (New York) and New York City. After February 3 unofficially visited Nashville (Tennessee), Chicago and Boston (Massachusetts). Departed U.S. February 9.

March 13-20, 1955

Prime Minister Menzies

Australia

Official visit. In New York City March 5-9; visited Canada March 9-13. Addressed U.S. Congress March 16. Private visit after March 17.

March 27-30, 1955

Prime Minister Scelba

Italy

Official visit. Also visited New York City. Unofficial visits to Philadelphia, Chicago, and Detroit. Departed U.S. April 7.

May 2-6, 1955

Prime Minister Pibulsonggram

Thailand

Official visit. In U.S. April 23-May 1, visiting San Francisco, Detroit, Albany, New York City, West Point and Hyde Park (New York), and Morrisville (Pennsylvania).

June 13-15, 1955

Chancellor Adenauer

Germany, Federal Republic of

Unofficial visit. Also visited Boston (Massachusetts) and New York City. Departed the U.S. June 18.

June 29- July 3, 1955

Prime Minister U Nu

Burma

Official visit. In U.S. June 24-July 16. Visited New York City, Detroit (Michigan), Knoxville (Tennessee), the Grand Canyon (Arizona), Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

October 31- November 3, 1955

President Castillo Armas

Guatemala

Official visit. Afterwards visited New York City, St. Louis (Missouri), Houston (Texas), and New Orleans (Louisiana). Departed U.S. November 13.

December 5-8, 1955

President Batlle Berres

Uruguay

Official visit. Afterwards visited New York City, Boston (Massachusetts), Chicago, and Miami. Departed U.S. December 17.


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