National Affairs: WHO'S WHO IN THE G.O.P.: DEWEY

Before the Philadelphia convention next June, a major job of the nation's voters will be to absorb, weigh and compare the records in the Republican Who's Who of presidential candidates. Herewith, in the first of a series, TIME publishes the condensed biography and political record of New York's Governor Thomas Edmund Dewey.

Vital Statistics. Age: 46 (born March 24, 1902 over a general store in Owosso, Mich.) Ancestry: the only child of George Martin Dewey, publisher of the Owosso Times and later postmaster of Owosso;* grandson of George Martin Dewey, one of the founders...

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