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Charles Dewey Fox

Dewey was born Jul 5, 1899 in Kansas. He was named after Admiral Dewey, the Spanish American war hero.

His parents were Leroy Carson Fox and Eva Jane Galvin. He was the sixth child of eight.

Dewey married Thelma P. Johnson. They had two children: Richard (?); Ralph (?).

When in California, Dewey first worked for a chicken rancher and then a lumber company in Glendale. He then worked for Lockheed aircraft.

Dewey died on November 7, 1964 in California at the age of 66 years, 4 months, 2 days.

John and Dewey


Dewey's parents first home in Kansas was a lean-to dug in the side of a hill with a roof attached. Later they buld a sod house and used the lean-to as a pig pen. Dewey and Elsie were both born in Kansas and since they were born in the first house, the other children always kidded Dewey that he had been born in a pig-pen.

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