Alvin Adams Dewey, II (Alvin Adams Dewey, II)

Alvin Adams Dewey, II

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

Born

  • September, 10, 1912
  • USA

Died

  • November, 11, 1987
  • USA

Cemetery

  • Valley View Cemetery
  • Kansas
  • USA

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