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Dean St. Dennis ’53

Dean St. Dennis ’53, January 11, 2015, in Port Haywood, Virginia, from congestive heart failure. Dean attended Reed for three and half years. He became a journalist, working on several newspapers before reporting for the Associated Press and later the San Francisco Chronicle. He then moved to Washington, D.C., where he was appointed assistant director of public affairs under Attorney General Ramsey Clark at the U.S. Department of Justice. He worked for the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration and set up the press office for Archibald Cox during the Watergate investigation. He also worked for the FBI and was assistant director of public affairs under Director Louis Freeh. Survivors include his wife, Helena Uunila St. Dennis, to whom he was married for 54 years, and his daughter and brother. A son predeceased him.

Appeared in Reed magazine: September 2015

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