Melvil Dewey
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"Melville Louis Kossuth" ("Melvil") "Dewey" (December 10, 1851 – December 26, 1931) was an American librarian and educator, inventor of the Dewey Decimal Classification/Dewey Decimal system of library classification, and a founder of the Lake Placid Club.

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