The Info List - Louis Susman

Louis B. Susman (born November 19, 1937) is an American lawyer, retired investment banker, and the former United States
United States
Ambassador to the United Kingdom. Nominated by President Barack Obama, he was confirmed by the Senate on July 10, 2009, and sworn in by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.


1 Early life 2 Career 3 Personal life 4 References 5 External links

Early life[edit] Louis Susman
Louis Susman
was born on November 19, 1937. He graduated from the University of Michigan
University of Michigan
and earned his law degree from Washington University in St. Louis.[2][3][4] Career[edit] Susman practiced law for 27 years and was a senior partner at the St. Louis-based law firm of Thompson & Mitchell, focusing on mergers and acquisitions and general corporate law. Susman served on the Board of Directors
Board of Directors
and Management Committee for the St. Louis
St. Louis
Cardinals baseball franchise from 1975 to 1989. He was appointed to the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy by Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan
in 1988, and served as a director of the Center for National Policy in Washington, D.C.[5] Susman later served the managing director and vice chairman of Citigroup
Corporate and Investment Banking. In 2009, he retired as vice chairman of Citigroup
Global Markets in Chicago.[5] Susman served as the U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom from 2009 to 2013. He had been a longtime and prolific fundraiser for Democratic Party candidates, including Obama and 2004 presidential nominee John Kerry.[6] Personal life[edit] Susman married Marjorie Sachs.[7] Their daughter, Sally Susman, is the executive vice president of corporate affairs at Pfizer.[8] References[edit]

^ "Louis B. Susman". Nndb.com. Retrieved 25 July 2017.  ^ AFP staff (July 10, 2009). "US Senate approves key Obama envoys". Google News. AFP. Retrieved August 30, 2010.  ^ Toby Harnden (May 21, 2009). " Barack Obama
Barack Obama
to appoint Louis Susman American ambassador in London". Daily Telegraph (UK). Retrieved August 30, 2010.  ^ Tim Shipman (February 21, 2009). "Louis Susman: Obama's choice as London envoy: Barack Obama
Barack Obama
might very well owe his national political career to Louis Susman". Daily Telegraph (UK). Retrieved August 30, 2010.  ^ a b Ambassador Biography Archived 2015-09-07 at the Wayback Machine.; Embassy of the United States; 2014 ^ Carol Felsenthal (February 10, 2010). "Our Man in London". Chicago magazine. Retrieved August 30, 2010.  ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-04-03. Retrieved 2013-06-04.  ^ Felsenthal, Carol (October 28, 2011). "Like father, like daughter — one bundler begets another". The Hill. Retrieved July 25, 2017. 

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Diplomatic posts

Preceded by Robert H. Tuttle U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom 2009–2013 Succeeded by Matthew Barzun

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John Quincy Adams
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(1825–1826) Albert Gallatin
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(1826–1827) James Barbour
James Barbour
(1828–1829) Louis McLane
Louis McLane
(1829–1831) Martin Van Buren
Martin Van Buren
(1831–1832) Aaron Vail (chargé d'affaires) (1832–1836) Andrew Stevenson
Andrew Stevenson
(1836–1841) Edward Everett
Edward Everett
(1841–1845) Louis McLane
Louis McLane
(1845–1846) George Bancroft
George Bancroft
(1846–1849) Abbott Lawrence
Abbott Lawrence
(1849–1852) Joseph R. Ingersoll (1852–1853) James Buchanan
James Buchanan
(1853–1856) George M. Dallas
George M. Dallas
(1856–1861) Charles Adams Sr. (1861–1868) Reverdy Johnson
Reverdy Johnson
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John Lothrop Motley
(1869–1870) Robert C. Schenck
Robert C. Schenck
(1871–1876) Edwards Pierrepont
Edwards Pierrepont
(1876–1877) John Welsh (1877–1879) James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell
(1880–1885) Edward J. Phelps (1885–1889) Robert Todd Lincoln
Robert Todd Lincoln

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Thomas F. Bayard
Thomas F. Bayard
Sr. (1893–1897) John Hay
John Hay
(1897–1898) Joseph Choate (1899–1905) Whitelaw Reid
Whitelaw Reid
(1905–1912) Walter Page (1913-1918) John W. Davis
John W. Davis
(1918–1921) George Harvey (1921–1923) Frank B. Kellogg
Frank B. Kellogg
(1924–1925) Alanson B. Houghton
Alanson B. Houghton
(1925–1929) Charles G. Dawes
Charles G. Dawes
(1929–1931) Andrew W. Mellon
Andrew W. Mellon
(1932–1933) Robert Bingham (1933–1937) Joseph P. Kennedy (1938–1940) John G. Winant (1941–1946) W. Averell Harriman
W. Averell Harriman
(1946) Lewis W. Douglas (1947–1950) Walter S. Gifford (1950–1953) Winthrop W. Aldrich
Winthrop W. Aldrich
(1953–1957) John Hay
John Hay
Whitney (1957–1961) David K. E. Bruce (1961–1969) Walter H. Annenberg (1969–1974) Elliot L. Richardson (1975–1976) Anne Armstrong (1976–1977) Kingman Brewster Jr. (1977–1981) John J. Louis Jr. (1981–1983) Charles H. Price II
Charles H. Price II
(1983–1989) Henry E. Catto Jr. (1989–1991) Raymond G. H. Seitz (1991–1994) William J. Crowe
William J. Crowe
(1994–1997) Philip Lader
Philip Lader
(1997–2001) William Stamps Farish III
William Stamps Farish III
(2001–2004) Robert H. Tuttle
Robert H. Tuttle
(2005–2009) Louis Susman
Louis Susman
(2009–2013) Matthew Barzun
Matthew Barzun
(2013–2017) Woody Johnso