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Col Rupert Carthalo Dewey
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Birth: Dec. 7, 1870
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1928
Alameda County
California, USA

Col. Rupert Carthalo Dewey's Funeral Services Set for Friday Military services for Lieutenant-Colonel Rupert Carthalo Dewey assistant quartermaster in charge of the United States Marine Corps quartermaster depot in San Francisco; -will-be held Friday morning at an. hour to be set by brother .officers..Lieutenant-Colonel Dewey died last evening of pneumonia at his home', 6435 Hillegass Avenue, Oakland.His widow and two daughters, who hadn't been apprised of his : death today, are- seriously ill: Nora Alice Dewey and the -elder daughter. Miss Jocelyn- Dewey, are suffering with pneumonia and the case of the latter is so serious that but slight hopeis held for recovery. Miss Priscilla Dewey, aged .11, is ill- with measles. Lieutenant-C olonel Dewey was ; born in Minnesota, December 7, ; 1870. He was a graduate of the University of Minnesota and had 'seen service in the Spanish-American war and in the Philippines. It was as a. first lieutenant in the Thirteenth Minnesota infantry, volunteers, that he was first mustered into service. In. December of the same year that he was promoted to a captaincy. With his company he was mustered out ; in March, 1899..He entered the Marine Corps in 1900 a.d since then has served continuously, in Guam and at Cavite, before coming to San Francisco to take charge of the quartermaster's depot Lieutenant Colonel Dewey possessed the admiration and love of all the men who served under him. An 'expression of this feeling was demonstrated ' at a. recent birthday when he was fairly overwhelmed by the gifts from his men. To an equal degree he held the respect of his fellow officers. 
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