John Allen Dean, formerly acting Commonwealth’s Attorney, was born in Breckenridge County, Ky., Dec. 14, 1852; raised on a farm; graduated at Kentucky University at Lexington in June, 1874, and in the Law Department of the Louisville University in March, 1876, and opened an office over the Planters’ Bank in Owensboro; had his office in several other buildings, and is now on St. Ann street, opposite the court-house. In 1878 he married a daughter of Dr. Josiah Hale.
Source: History of Daviess County, Kentucky. Chicago: Interstate Publishing Co., 1883. Print.