June 29, 1876, Con­e­cuh Coun­ty, Al­a­ba­ma.

Oc­to­ber 8, 1951, Wa­co, Tex­as.

Oak­wood Ce­me­te­ry, Wa­co, Tex­as.

A Me­tho­dist, Dean taught singing schools for 40 years, wrote some 500 songs, and for four years headed the Trio Music Com­pa­ny. With Frank­lin Ei­land and Ho­mer El­li­ott, he founded the Southern Development Normal Music School in Wa­co, Texas. His works in­clude:

  1. Coming of the King­dom, The
  2. Just Ov­er in the Glo­ry Land
  3. My Friend
  4. My Soul Shall Be Sa­tis­fied
  5. Press Along to Glo­ry Land

where to get a good photo of Dean (at least 200x300)