dewey dewey  /ˈdu i/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States librarian who founded the decimal system of classification (1851-1931)
  2. (n) a United States naval officer remembered for his victory at Manila Bay in the Spanish-American War
  3. (n) United States pragmatic philosopher who advocated progressive education (1859-1952)

News

  1. Betty June Dewey 1924 - 2013

    ELLINWOOD Betty June Dewey, 89, died on June 9 at Citizens Medical Center in Colby. Born June 8, 1924 in Radium, she was the daughter of Roy J. Fertig and Ruth Yocum Fertig. Her step-mother was Ella Freida Jost Fertig. She attended Fort Hays State University. On July 21, 1946 she married Devon W. Dewey in Radium. He died on July 31, 1999. An Ellinwood resident for the past two years, formerly ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Great Bend Tribune

  2. DEWEY BEACH: High court slams door on Ruddertowne plaintiffs' lawsuit

    Jim Baeurle is executive director of Dewey Beach Enterprises, which got a state Supreme Court ruling on Monday to further advance its construction of the mix-used Ruddertowne project.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Eastern Shore News

  3. Dewey brewery on hold for now

    DEWEY BEACH — The town’s Planning and Zoning Commission has recommended to the commissioners they throw out an ordinance that would allow a microbrewery to be built.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press

Quotes

  1. McCain added that the Smithsonian Institution should put the speech "right next to the Chicago paper that said 'Dewey Defeats Truman'".
    on Oct 26, 2008 By: John McCain Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I fell in love with my wife on 'Scream,' so the opportunity to bring [Dewey] back to life and for my wife to play that really bitchy character again, it's just going to be really fun," Arquette said. "It's just great."
    on Jul 14, 2009 By: David Arquette Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. "There were a number of players I was particularly keen to see playing at this level - Godman, Dewey, Beattie, Euan Murray and Hamilton, and on that basis I've looked at the balance of the rest of the side and how best these players can be...
    on Nov 7, 2006 By: Frank Hadden Source: International Herald Tribune

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