John Jones

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Person.png John Jones   NamebaseRdf-icon.png
(Spook, Civil servant)
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Born 17 February 1923
Easington, County Durham
Died 1998-03-09 (Age 75)
Boston, Lincolnshire
Nationality British
Alma mater Christ's College (Cambridge)

MI5 crest and logo.png Director General of MI5 Wikipedia-icon.png

In office
1981 - March 1985
Deputy Royd Barker, David Ranson, Cecil Shipp
Preceded by Howard Smith
Succeeded by Antony Duff


Jones served as an officer in the Royal Artillery and a civil servant in pre-independence Sudan before joining the Security Service in 1955. He became Deputy Director General in 1976 and Director General in 1981.[1]


  1. Former Directors General, MI5, accessed 30 June 2009.

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