Thomas E. Dewey

Governor of New York Thomas E. Dewey Full Name: Thomas E. Dewey
Nationality: American

Profession: Governor of New York
Why Famous: The 47th Governor of New York (1943–1954).

In 1944 and 1948 he was the Republican candidate for President, losing to President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Harry S. Truman respectively.

Born: March 24, 1902
Star Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Owosso, Michigan, USA

Died: March 16, 1971 (aged 68)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1928-06-16 New York Governor Thomas E. Dewey (26) weds stage actress Frances Eileen Hutt

Historical Events in the Life of Thomas E. Dewey

  • 1944-11-07 FDR wins 4th term in office, defeating Thomas E. Dewey (R)
  • 1946-01-03 As a reward for his wartime cooperation, Governor Thomas E. Dewey commutes Charles "Lucky" Luciano's pandering sentence on condition that he does not resist deportation to Italy
  • 1948-06-24 Republican National Convention in Philadelphia nominates NY gov Thomas E. Dewey
  • 1948-11-02 US President Harry Truman re-elected in an upset over Republican Thomas E. Dewey

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