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Thomas Reginald "Reg" Dean (4 November 1902 – 5 January 2013) was a British supercentenarian. Dean was the
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oldest living man in the United Kingdom after the death of 108-year-old Edward Anderson on 22 March 2011 and the oldest British-born man since the death of Claude Choules (who was born in England but later emigrated to Australia and died there) on 5 May 2011. Dean was, at the time of his death, aged 110, the sixth oldest British man ever, as well as the second-oldest living man in Europe, and the last surviving British man born in 1902.

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Dean was born in Tunstall, Staffordshire, on 4 November 1902. Sometime in the 1920s Dean was ordained a minister. During the 1930s he was an assistant chaplain in Singapore. During WWII, he became an Army Chaplain servicing in Burma, andIndia. After the war, Dean was Minister of United Reformed Churchs in Wirksworth, and Matlock, Dean was married three times, and had one son; Christopher Dean.

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