Dewey Sampson Schlee

13 April 1898–11 November 1990 (Age 92)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of Dewey Sampson

When Dewey Sampson Schlee was born on 13 April 1898, his father, Henry Schlee, was 42 and his mother, Eva Catherine Zinnbauer, was 32. He lived in Detroit Ward 14, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1910 and Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1920. He died on 11 November 1990, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 92.

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Dewey Sampson Schlee
1898–1990
Isabelle Pearson
1900–

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

Age 6

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 25

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived near a sloe bush, or an occupational name for someone who sold sloes, from Middle High German slēhe ‘sloe’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Dewey Schlee in household of Henry Schlee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dewey S Schlee in household of Henry Schlee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dewey S Schlee in household of Henry Schlee, "United States Census, 1910"

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