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Leonard F. Dean is Professor Emeritus of English at New York University. He has been Professor and Chairman of the Department of English at the University of Illinois, and has held the same rank at the University of Connecticut and at Tulane University.

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1910
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1999
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Leonard F. Dean of Damariscotta, Maine, a professor emeritus of the University of Connecticut, died in Maine Tuesday. He was 89.

Dean was chairman of the English department at UConn from 1948 to 1965 and directed the development of the department's graduate program.

He was born in Three Rivers, Mich. Educated at Harvard and the University of Michigan, Dean was a prominent university professor and administrator. In 1939, he joined the faculty of Tulane University in New Orleans, where he became head of the English department before going to UConn.
(Online sources differ as to whether he was born in 1909 or 1910.)

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