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Arthur Hobson Dean, American lawyer, government official. Bar: New York 1923. Chubb fellow Yale University, 1955; decorated officer French Legion of Honor; recipient Distinguished Service medal Theodore Roosevelt Association, 1962.


Dean, Arthur Hobson was born on October 16, 1898 in Ithaca, New York, United States. Son of William Cameron and Maud Josip Juraj Dean.


AB, Cornell University, 1921. Juris Doctor, Cornell University, 1923. Doctor of Laws, Hamilton College.

Doctor of Laws, Allegheny College, 1954. Doctor of Laws, Rutgers University, 1958. Doctor of Laws, Washington University, 1958.

Doctor of Laws, Brown University. Doctor of Laws, Dartmouth University. Doctor of Laws, Bowdoin College, 1962.

Doctor of Laws, Commonwealth Post College, 1963. Doctor of Laws, Adelphi University, 1964. Doctor of Laws, Otterbein College, 1964.

Data Control Language, Hofstra College, 1961. Doctor of Humane Letters, Washington College, 1963. Doctor of Letters, Lafayette College, 1968.


Private practice, New York City, 1923-1987;partner, Sullivan & Cromwell, 1929-1976;of counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell, 1976-1979. Past director, member Executive Committee American Bank Note. Company; past director National Union Electric Corp.

Former advisory director El Paso Company. Dickinson lecturer Harvard University, 1950. Representative, chairman delegations of the United States to United Nations Confs. on Law of Sea, Geneva, 1958, 60.

Represented United States And 16 other nations contributing troops in post-armistice negotiations at Panmunjom. Special United States ambassador to Korea, 1953-1954. Exdep. to secretary of state for political conference envisaged by Korean Armistice.

Delegate 16th, 17th General Assemblys of United Nations. Chairman United States del.Conf. on Discontinuance of Nuclear Weapons Tests, Geneva, 1961-1962. Chairman United States delegate 18-Nation Disarmament COnf., Geneva, 1962.

Former mem.Lawyers' Committee Civil Rights under law.


  • Bar: New York 1923.


  • Other Work

    • Writer and lecturer on finance subjects, reorganization, international law, nuclear test ban and disarmament.


Member emeritus joint administrative board New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center. Member co-ordinating board Sloan-Kettering division Cornell Medical College. Director emeritus New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center Fund, Inc.

Trustee emeritus, presidential councillor Cornell University, past chairman library associates, honorary curator Franco-American Collection. Former trustee Hochschild Foundation, Planting Fields Foundation With United States Navy, World War I. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers Association. Member American Bar Association, Academy Political Science, New York State Bar Association (Gold medal 1962), Asia Society, International Chamber of C., American Judicature Society, American Society International Law (president 1961-1962), Fellows American Bar Association, American New York Law Institutes, Association of Bar of City of New York, Cornell Law Association, Council Foreign Relations (director emeritus), Japan Society, Inc.

(honorary), New York County Lawyers Association, Pilgrims United States, France-American Society, Nantucket Ornithological Association (past trustee), Cornell University Alumni Association New York City, Century Association, University Club, Recess Club, Metropolitan Club., Piping Rock Club, Mill Reef Club, Tower Club.


Son of William Cameron and Maud Josip Juraj D. M. Mary Marden, June 25, 1932. Children: Nicholas B. Marden, Patricia Campbell (Mistress Leonidas Manolis).

William Cameron

Maud Josip Juraj Dean

Mary Marden

Nicholas B. Marden Dean

Patricia Campbell Dean (Mistress Leonidas Manolis)