On 28 July 1922, the United States recognized Lithuania de jure.
Voldemaras Vytautas Čarneckis served as the first Lithuanian envoy.
The United States never recognized the forcible incorporation of Lithuania into the Soviet Union.
On 2 September 1991, the U.S.А. recognized the restoration of Lithuania’s independence.
On 6 September 1991, Lithuania and the United States resumed diplomatic relations.
From 1991 to 1993, Stasys Lozoraitis served as the first Ambassador of Lithuanian to the U.S. after the re-establishment of independence.