Somerville Pinkney Tuck

Somerville Pinkney Tuck (May 3, 1891 April 21, 1967)[1] was an American Foreign Service Officer who served as Chargé d'affaires to Vichy France[2] and United States Ambassador to Egypt from 1946 to 1948.[1][3] Earlier in his career Tuck was the American Consul at Vladivostok.[4] After retiring from government service, he served on the board of directors of the Suez Canal in the 1950s.[5]


  1. 1 2 "Somerville Pinkney Tuck (1891-1967)". Office of the Historian. U.S. Department of State. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  2. Bauer, Yehuda (1981), American Jewry and the Holocaust: the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, 1939-1945, Wayne State University Press, p. 176, ISBN 978-0-8143-1672-6
  3. Louis, William Roger (1986), The British Empire in the Middle East, 1945-1951: Arab Nationalism, the United States, and Postwar Imperialism, Oxford University Press, p. 242, ISBN 978-0-19-822960-5
  4. "American Consul leaves Vladivostok". The Boston Globe. May 18, 1923. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
  5. "The Suez Canal". Life. October 22, 1951. Retrieved November 26, 2011.
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
U.S. Ambassador to Egypt
Succeeded by
Stanton Griffis
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