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Alfred James Dewey
Nationality: 
american
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1874
Birth Place: 
Tioga, PA
Death Date: 
1958
Painter, illustrator, etcher, sculptor. Born in Tioga, PA on March 24, 1874. Educated in the public schools of Tioga, Dewey then studied at the Philadelphia School of Industrial Art and with Wm M. Chase in NYC. During his career he worked as a newspaper cartoonist, wrote several novels, and contributed illustrations to Life, Judge, Harpers, and Century magazines. In 1926 Dewey settled in Sierra Madre, CA where he founded the Old Globe Art School (1936) and the Sierra Madre Arts Guild.