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Ivone Augustine Kirkpatrick

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Ivone Augustine Kirkpatrick, Indian diplomat. Served British Army, 1914-1919, to captain.

Background

Kirkpatrick, Ivone Augustine was born on February 3, 1897 in Wellington, India. Son of Ivone and Lady Mary (Hardinge) Kirkpatrick.

Education

Educated Downside School, Bath, England Entered British Diplomatic Service, 1919, 2nd secretary, 1921-1928, 1st secretary, 1928-1930, 1st secretary British Embassy, Rome, 1930-1932, charge d'affaires, Vatican, 1932-1933, 1st secretary British Embassy, Berlin, 1933-1938, director foreign division Ministry of Information, 1940, counsellor of Embassy, 1941, controller European Services British Broadcasting Corp, 1941-1944, deputy commander (civil) Control Commission Germany, 1944, assistant under-secretary state Foreign Office, 1945, deputy under-secretary state, 1948-1950, British High Commissioner in Germany, 1950-1953, permanent under-secretary state Foreign Office, 1953-1957. Chair Independent Television Authority, 1957-1962, National Bank Ltd., London, 1963-1964. Joint president Channel Tunnel Study Group, 1959-1974.

Works

  • The Inner Circle: The Memoirs of Ivone Kirkpatrick

  • Mussolini: Study of a Demagogue, 1964.

Membership

Served British Army, 1914-1919, to captain.

Connections

Married Violet Caulfeild Cottell, January 10, 1929. Children: Ivone Peter, Cecilia Sybil.

father:
Ivone Kirkpatrick

mother:
Lady Mary (Hardinge) Kirkpatrick

spouse:
Violet Caulfeild Cottell

children:
Ivone Peter Kirkpatrick

Cecilia Sybil Kirkpatrick