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Thomas Roderick Dew

  • Birth 5 Dec 1802 King and Queen County, Virginia, USA
  • Death 6 Aug 1846 Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
  • Burial Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA
  • Memorial ID 9100447

Author. President of College of William and Mary from 1836 until his death. Professor of history and political science at the College. An early Pro-slavery advocate, based on economic and religious reasons. Wrote the book "Review of the Debates in the Virginia Legislature," which argued against emancipation.

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 9100447
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Roderick Dew (5 Dec 1802–6 Aug 1846), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9100447, citing Chapel of the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Williamsburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .