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Alvin Adams Dewey, II
Birth: Sep. 10, 1912
Death: Nov. 6, 1987
Garden City
Finney County
Kansas, USA

Law Officer. He was the Kansas Bureau of Investigations Special Agent who tracked down Perry Smith and Dick Hickock, who had murdered the Clutter Family in Holcomb, Kansas on November 15, 1959. The story around the Clutter murders and subsequent trial of their killers was made famous when they were depicted in writer Truman Capote's 1966 true crime novel "In Cold Blood." He served as Sheriff of Finney County, Kansas from 1947 to 1955. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Alvin Adams Dewey (1879 - 1948)
  Nellie E. Dewey (1885 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Marie Louise Bellocq Dewey (1919 - 2002)
 
 Sibling:
  Forrest B. Dewey (1909 - 1981)*
  Alvin Adams Dewey (1912 - 1987)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Valley View Cemetery
Garden City
Finney County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Zone A, Lot 346, Space 8
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Nate Ellis
Record added: Jun 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7537334
Alvin Adams Dewey, II
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Alvin Adams Dewey, II
Added by: Nate Ellis
 
Alvin Adams Dewey, II
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