Théodore Jean Arcand

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Théodore Jean Arcand, LL.D. (born June 25, 1934 in Bonnyville, Alberta, Canada, died April 16, 2005, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) was a Canadian former diplomat. He was Chargé d'Affaires a.i. to Holy See at the beginning of his career then followed by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Jordan, Lebanon and Syria concurrently. This was followed by a diplomatic appointments to Hungary and Denmark. He was later named again to the Holy See. He received an honorary doctorate from McMaster University in 1995.

Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
John Everett Robbins
Chargé d'Affaires a.i. to Holy See
1973-1973
Succeeded by
Paul Tremblay
Preceded by
Joseph Gilles André Couvrette
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Jordan
1978-
Succeeded by
Keith William MacLellan
Preceded by
Joseph Gilles André Couvrette
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Lebanon
1978-1982
Succeeded by
Robert David Jackson
Preceded by
Joseph Gilles André Couvrette
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Syria
1978-1982
Succeeded by
Robert David Jackson
Preceded by
Dorothy Jane Armstrong
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Hungary
1982-
Succeeded by
Robert L. Elliott
Preceded by
Eldon Pattyson Black
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Holy See
1989-
Succeeded by
Léonard Hilarion Joseph Legault


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