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Earl Dew
Birth: May 2, 1921
Sac City
Sac County
Iowa, USA
Death: Feb. 2, 1941
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA

Professional Horse Racing Jockey. He began his professional riding career under his father's tutelage in 1937 and was one the leading track riders by 1938. A veteran of 2,576 races, by the final day of the 1940 race season, he captured the 1940 National Championship with 287 wins and was named American Champion Jockey. On February 2, 1941, at the Agua Caliente Racetrack Tijuana, Mexico, Dew was riding in the sixth race when he was involved in a three-horse accident. He died at age 19 of a fractured skull while en route to hospital. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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Cory Grove Cemetery
Sac City
Sac County
Iowa, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Laurie
Record added: Apr 20, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7369396
Earl Dew
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