07/14/2010 02:14 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Peter Steiner Dead: Former Michigan Dean Was Poker Enthusiast

Peter O. Steiner loved to play games, the more competitive the better. After Mr. Steiner, who led the largest college of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor through the 1980s, retired, he wrote a book about his favorite game: poker.

Mr. Steiner, who was a well-known professor of economics and law, died last month at home, in Ann Arbor. He was 87.

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