Birthplace of Thomas Edmund Dewey

Birthplace of Thomas Edmund Dewey (HM28W3)

Location: Owosso, MI 48867 Shiawassee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 59.845', W 84° 10.458'

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Born here, above his grandfather's general store, on March 24, 1902, Thomas Dewey is known as one of Owosso's most famous sons. After attending the University of Michigan and Columbia University, he began a long and distinguished legal career. During the 1930s he achieved national prominence for his prosecution of organized crime in New York. Dewey was elected Governor of New York three times, serving from 1942 through 1954. Twice, in 1944 and 1948, he received the Republican nomination for the presidency but was defeated in both elections. Retiring from active politics in the 1950s, Dewey devoted the rest of his life to the legal profession. He died March 16, 1971.
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HM NumberHM28W3
Series This marker is part of the Michigan: Michigan Historical Commission series
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Year Placed1972
Placed ByMichigan Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 28th, 2018 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 730334 N 4764402
Decimal Degrees42.99741667, -84.17430000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 59.845', W 84° 10.458'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 59' 50.7" N, 84° 10' 27.48" W
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Area Code(s)517, 989
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 317 W Main St, Owosso MI 48867, US
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