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Melvil Dewey
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Born: December 10, 1851

Died: December 26, 1931 (aged 80)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Inventor, librarian, reformer

Bio: Melville Louis Kossuth Dewey was an American librarian and educator, inventor of the Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club.

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