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John Gunther Dean

AKA John Gunther Dienstfertig

Born: 24-Feb-1926
Birthplace: Breslau, Germany
Died: 6-Jun-2019
Location of death: Paris, France
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Diplomat

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to India, 1985-88

Military service: US Army (1944-46)

Father: Josef Dienstfertig
Mother: Lucia Ashkenaczy
Wife: Martine Duphenieux (m. 1952, until his death, one daughter, two sons)
Daughter: Catherine Curtis
Son: Joseph
Son: Paul

    High School: Kansas City
    University: BS, Harvard University (1947)
    Law School: LLD, Sorbonne (1949)
    University: MA International Relations, Harvard University (1950)

    US Ambassador to India (1985-88)
    US Ambassador to Thailand (1981-85)
    US Ambassador to Lebanon (1978-81)
    US Ambassador to Denmark (1975-78)
    US Ambassador to Cambodia (1974-75)
    US Agency for International Development
    American Academy of Diplomacy
    Naturalized US Citizen 1944
    Jewish Ancestry

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