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|16th United States Ambassador to the United Nations|
|Preceded by||Donald McHenry|
|Succeeded by||Vernon A. Walters|
Jeane Duane Jordan
December 19, 1926
Duncan, Oklahoma, U.S.
|Died||December 7, 2006
Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic (until 1980)
|Spouse(s)||Evron Maurice Kirkpatrick|
|Children||Douglas Jordan Kirkpatrick
John Evron Kirkpatrick
|Alma mater||Stephens College
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.
Kirkpatrick died of congestive heart failure caused by heart disease in Bethesda, Maryland, aged 79.
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