Patrick Dean

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Patrick Henry Dean
Born Sir Patrick Dean
(1909-03-16)16 March 1909
Berlin, Germany
Died November 5, 1994(1994-11-05)
Kingston, Surrey
Occupation Barrister, Ambassador
Language English
Nationality British Subject,
Education Rugby School, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Lincoln's Inn
Spouse Patricia Wallace Jackson
Children Two sons
This article is about the diplomat. For the football player, see Patrick Deane.

Sir Patrick Henry Dean, GCMG (16 March 1909 – 5 November 1994)[1] was Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom to the United Nations from 1960 to 1964 and British Ambassador to the United States from 1965 to 1969. He was also a Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee.[2]

Early life and background[edit]

Patrick Henry Dean was born in Berlin, Germany to Henry Roy Dean, (1879–1961), a professor of Pathology at the University of Cambridge, and his wife, Irene Wilson, (1875–1959), the daughter of Charles Arthur Wilson. Henry Roy Dean was a member of the MacCormac family and was the maternal grandson of Dr Henry MacCormac and the nephew of Sir William MacCormac.


  1. ^ "DEAN, Sir Patrick (Henry)". Who Was Who. A & C Black. Retrieved 2008-09-21. 
  2. ^ Saul Kelly; Anthony Gorst (eds.). Whitehall and the Suez Crisis. 
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Lord Harlech
British Ambassador to the United States
Succeeded by
John Freeman