Thomas Joseph DeanLance Corporal
A CO, 1ST BN, 1ST MARINES, 1ST MARDIV
United States Marine Corps
19 January 1947 - 30 May 1967
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The database page for Thomas Joseph Dean
My grandfather was Dr. Thomas Joseph Dean, of Alabama.
I am Thomas Joseph Dean, a retired teacher and coach, from Kentucky.
My son, Joseph Dean, was a Marine.
So, when I saw this website, by accident, I wanted to say a word or two to the family and friends of your "Thomas Joseph Dean." Thanks for serving our great country, USA, and for serving it well.
God bless you, in Christ Jesus,
One of the people I admired most when growing up in southwest Philly. A great baseball player, an Eagle Scout and a mentor.
From a friend,
The photo and following article is taken from The Philadelphia Daily News, special supplement entitled 'SIX HUNDRED AND THIRTY,' October 26, 1987.
SEMPER FIDELIS, MARINE!
From a native Philadelphian and Marine,
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With all respect
Jim Schueckler, former CW2, US Army
Ken Davis, Commander, United States Navy (Ret)
Memorial first published on 19 Oct 2001
Last updated 11/16/2007