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Gordon Dean. Appointed commissioner in 1949, chairman in 1950.

Born: Seattle 1905, son of a Baptist minister.

Educated: University of Redlands, Calif, and Law School of University of Southern California.

Career: Served as assistant to the dean at Duke University Law School. In 1934 he went to Washington as attorney in the Department of Justice. In 1937 he rose to serve Attorney General Homer Cummings and his successor Robert Jackson as special assistant in charge of public relations. When Brien McMahon, chief of the criminal division, resigned in 1940 to start his own Washington law firm, he took Dean along as a partner. Dean...

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