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Suriname

Note: The Embassy in Paramaribo was established on Nov 25, 1975, with Robert L. Flanagin as Chargé d'Affaires ad interim.

Name: J. Owen Zurhellen, Jr.
State of Residency: New York
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Feb 18, 1976
Presentation of Credentials: Mar 25, 1976
Termination of Mission: Left post Jun 2, 1978

Name: Nancy Ostrander
State of Residency: Indiana
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: May 25, 1978
Presentation of Credentials: Jun 29, 1978
Termination of Mission: Left post Jul 8, 1980

Name: John J. Crowley, Jr.
State of Residency: West Virginia
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Jun 30, 1980
Presentation of Credentials: Jul 25, 1980
Termination of Mission: Left post Dec 10, 1981

Name: Robert Werner Duemling
State of Residency: California
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Jul 22, 1982
Presentation of Credentials: Aug 4, 1982
Termination of Mission: Left post Aug 24, 1984

Name: Robert E. Barbour
State of Residency: Tennessee
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Sep 27, 1984
Presentation of Credentials: Oct 25, 1984
Termination of Mission: Left post Oct 23, 1987

Name: Richard C. Howland
State of Residency: Maryland
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Nov 6, 1987
Presentation of Credentials: Dec 9, 1987
Termination of Mission: Left post May 16, 1990

Name: John P. Leonard
State of Residency: Virginia
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Oct 30, 1990
Presentation of Credentials: Mar 11, 1991
Termination of Mission: Left post Nov 1, 1993

Name: Roger R. Gamble
State of Residency: Virginia
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Oct 8, 1993
Presentation of Credentials: Nov 23, 1993
Termination of Mission: Left post Sep 20, 1996

Name: Dennis K. Hays
State of Residency: Florida
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Feb 10, 1997
Presentation of Credentials: Mar 14, 1997
Termination of Mission: Left post Jun 14, 2000
Note: An earlier nomination of Mar 25, 1996, was not acted upon by the Senate.

Name: Daniel A. Johnson
State of Residency: Florida
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Jun 14, 2000
Presentation of Credentials: Sept 29, 2000
Termination of Mission: Left post Jun 3, 2003

Name: Marsha E. Barnes
State of Residency: Maryland
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: Jul 1, 2003
Presentation of Credentials: Sep 8, 2003
Termination of Mission: Left post, Jul 27, 2006

Name: Lisa Bobbie Schreiber Hughes
State of Residency: Pennsylvania
Foreign Service officer
Title: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Appointment: May 30, 2006
Presentation of Credentials: Jun 8, 2006
Termination of Mission:


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