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Thomas Dewey
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U.S. Governor
    (March 24, 1902-March 16, 1971)
    Governor of New York (1943-1955)
    Republican presidential candidate (1944, 1948)
    Theodore Roosevelt's daughter, Alice, said he 'looked like the little man on top of a wedding cake.'
    He was a strong isolationist before the attack on Pearl Harbor.
    He believed that Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal programs were 'excessive.'
    Due to press miscalculations, he was incorrectly declared the winner of the 1948 election against Harry Truman.
    The 'Chicago Daily Tribune' famously mistakenly labeled its front page 'Dewey Defeats Truman.'
    He received a law degree from Columbia Law School (1925).
    As a prosecutor, he helped convict gangster Lucky Luciano.
    As governor of New York, he passed laws prohibiting racial discrimination in employment.
    He created the State University of New York.
    He was the first U.S. presidential candidate born in the 20th century.

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