Ken Taylor
 


 

Age: 81



Summary:
Canadian diplomat serving as Canada's former ambassador to Iran who sheltered Americans at his residence during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis after he kept the Americans hidden at his home and at the home of his deputy John Sheardown in Tehran for three months, who facilitated their escape by arranging plane tickets and persuading the Ottawa government to issue fake passports.




Cause of Death: Colon cancer



Born: May 10, 1934


 
Died: October 15, 2015



Location:
New York City, New York