Geoffrey Pearson

Geoffrey Arthur Holland Pearson ( born December 25, 1927 in Toronto, † March 18, 2008 in Ottawa ) was a Canadian ambassador.


The parents of Geoffrey Arthur Holland Pearson Maryon Pearson were [ wp 1] and Lester Pearson

Geoffrey Arthur Holland Pearson joined the Foreign Service in 1952. He studied at Trinity College School [ wp 2], at the University of Toronto and the University of Oxford. Pearson was at the embassies in Paris and Mexico City, as well as the High Commission in New Delhi accredited.

End of 1983, Pearson was appointed as a special representative of the government of Pierre Trudeau for arms control, and in 1984 he was seconded to the Canadian Institute for International Affairs. From January 1985 to 1991 he was managing director of the think tank, Canadian Institute for International Peace and Security.

Pearson was chairman of the United Nations Association in Canada [ wp 3]. 2000 Pearson officer in the Order of Canada.

Geoffrey Arthur Holland Pearson was [4 wp ] and their five children, including Patricia Pearson [ wp 5] and Michael Pearson (Canadian diplomat ) [ wp 6] survived by his wife, Landon Pearson.


  • Seize the day: Lester B. Pearson and crisis diplomacy, 1993

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  • Canadian Ambassador
  • Officer of the Order of Canada
  • Born 1927
  • Died in 2008
  • Man