Jeane Kirkpatrick

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Jeane Kirkpatrick
Od jeane-kirkpatrick-official-portrait 1-255x301.jpg
Jeane Kirkpatrick's official portrait
16th United States Ambassador to the United Nations
In office
1981–1985
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Donald McHenry
Succeeded by Vernon A. Walters
Personal details
Born Jeane Duane Jordan
(1926-12-19)December 19, 1926
Duncan, Oklahoma, U.S.
Died December 7, 2006(2006-12-07) (aged 79)
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
Political party Democratic (until 1980)
Republican (1980–2006)
Spouse(s) Evron Maurice Kirkpatrick
Children Douglas Jordan Kirkpatrick
John Evron Kirkpatrick
Stuart Kirkpatrick
Alma mater Stephens College
Barnard College
Columbia University
University of Paris
Profession Professor, diplomat, political activist

Jeane Duane Kirkpatrick (née Jordan; December 19, 1926 – December 7, 2006) was an American politician. She served as the American ambassador to the United Nations. She served as Ronald Reagan's foreign policy adviser in his 1980 campaign and later in his Cabinet.[1]

Kirkpatrick died of congestive heart failure caused by heart disease in Bethesda, Maryland, aged 79.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jeane Kirkpatrick". The Economist. 2006-12-19. http://www.economist.com/obituary/displaystory.cfm?story_id=8447241. Retrieved 2007-08-16.
  2. "Former U.N. envoy Kirkpatrick dies". Politics (section). Associated Press (CNN.com). December 8, 2006. Archived from the original on 2006-12-08. https://web.archive.org/web/20061208195730/http://www.cnn.com/2006/POLITICS/12/08/kirkpatrick.obit.ap/index.html. Retrieved 2006-12-09.

Other websites[change | change source]