National Affairs: Requiescat

Admiral George Dewey fought the battle of Manila Bay on Apr. 30, 1898. On Jan. 16, 1917, he died at his home, No. 1601 K Street, Washington. He was buried in Arlington Cemetery, in a mausoleum surrounded by the tombs of comrades.

Last week, his wife, Grace, his son George C., a group of his onetime subordinates (the present Admirals Charles J. Badger, George P. Colvocoresses, Hugh Rodman, Spencer S. Wood, retired; Admirals Edward W. Eberle, Hilary P. Jones, active; Marine Corps General Dion Williams) escorted his body from Arlington to the crypt of...

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