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Gordon Evans Dean

Gordon Evans Dean, American investment banker. Decorated Medal of Freedom, 1946. Commander Order of Leopold, 1954. Member Committee to Draft Rules of Criminal Procedure for United States Court Justices, 1941; member Western States Loyalty Board. since 1949.; Member American Bar Association, Kappa Sigma Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, Pi Kappa Delta, Order of Coif.

Background

  • Dean, Gordon Evans was born on December 28, 1905 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Son of John Marvin and Beatrice Alice (Fisken) Dean.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Redlands, California, 1927, Doctor of Laws, 1950. Juris Doctor, University of Southern California, 1930. Master of Laws, Duke U. Law School, Durham, North Carolina, 1932.

    Career

    • Admitted to California bar, 1930, North Carolina bar, 1931, Supreme Court of the United States Court, 1935. Instructor in law and assistant to dean of Law School, Duke U., 1930-1934. Special attorney criminal div., unites states department of Justice, 1934-1936, chief section of criminal appeals, 1936-1937.

      Special executive assistant to United State Attorneys general in charge all public relations, 1937-1939 and January to June, 1940. Special assistant to United State Attorneys general in anti-trust litigation, 1939. Partner McMahon, Dean & Gallagher, Washington, District of Columbia, June 1940-May 1945.

      Officer, United States N.R., 1943-1945. Assistant to Justice Robert H. Jackson in trial of leading Nazi war criminals, Nuremberg, Germany, May 1945-February 1946. Professor criminal law University of Southern California Law School, 1946-1949.

      Appointed member A.E.C., May 1949, chairman, 1950-1953. Member Lehman Brothers, investment bankers, New York City, since 1953. Chairman of the Board Ntg bur Science and Engineering Corporation.

      Senior vice-president, director General dynamics corporation, since 1955. Director Fruehauf Trailer Company, Callahan Zinc-Lead Company (New York City).

    Works

    • Author: Report on the Atom, 1953. Contributor journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Baptist

    Membership

    Member Committee to Draft Rules of Criminal Procedure for United States Court Justices, 1941. Member Western States Loyalty Board. since 1949. Member American Bar Association, Kappa Sigma Sigma, Phi Delta Phi, Pi Kappa Delta, Order of Coif.

    Clubs: Burning Tree Country, Cosmos (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Adelaide Williamson, August 9, 1930 (divorced).; married second, Mary Benton Gore, December 19, 1953. Children: Martha, Franklin Evans.
    • father: John Marvin Dean
    • mother: Beatrice Alice (Fisken) Dean
    • spouses: Adelaide Williamson
    • Mary Benton Gore
    • children: Martha Dean
    • Franklin Evans Dean
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    Born December 28, 1905
    Died August 15, 1958
    (aged 52)
    Nationality

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