|Roles||Competed in Olympic Games|
|Full name||Daniel Ely "Dan"•Dean|
|Born||3 January 1909 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania (USA)|
|Died||13 September 2004 in Naples, Florida (USA)|
|Measurements||179 cm / 66 kg|
|Affiliations||Penn Quakers, Philadelphia (USA)|
Dan Dean graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business in 1933 with a degree in economics. He was third at the 1932 AAU Meet in the 5K, which doubled that year as the US Olympic Trials, and qualified him for the Games.
Dean served in the US Navy during World War II, reaching the rank of lieutenant commander. After his military career he joined Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company as a chartered life underwriter and became a life member of the million dollar round table. He and his wife settled in Naples, Florida later in life where he won several club championships in golf at Moorings Country Club. He also served as a volunteer on many committees at Moorings Park in Naples, especially helping with the AARP-IRS Tax Program there.
Personal Best: 5K – 15:12.2 (1932).
|Games||Discipline (Sport) / Event||NOC / Team||Pos||Medal||As|
|1932 Summer Olympics||Athletics||USA||Dan Dean|
|5,000 metres, Men (Olympic)||8|