Deacon (disambiguation)

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Deacon is a ministry in the Christian Church that is generally associated with service of some kind, but which varies among theological and denominational traditions.

Deacon may also refer to:



As a title[edit]

  • Leo the Deacon (born c. 950), Byzantine historian and chronicler
  • Paul the Deacon (c. 720s-probably 799), a Benedictine monk
  • Timon the Deacon, one of the seven deacons chosen to minister to the Church in Jerusalem, according to the Acts of the Apostles

As a name[edit]


  • William Brodie, an 18th-century master woodworker and city councillor in Edinburgh, Scotland, who burgled from his elite clientele and inspired The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
  • Deacon Jones (born 1938), professional football player and actor
  • Deacon McGuire (1863-1936), Major League Baseball catcher, manager and coach
  • Deacon Phillippe (1872-1952), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Deacon White (1847-1939), star baseball catcher at the start of the professional era

Fictional characters[edit]

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]