Dewey Short Edit Profile
Graduate Marionville (Missouri) College, 1917. Bachelor of Arts, Baker U., 1919. Frank D. Howard fellow, Boston University, Bachelor of Sacred Theology, 1922, Doctor of Laws, 1941.
Studied Harvard, University of Berlin, Heidelberg, University of Oxford, 1922-1925. Doctor of Laws, Drury College, Springfield, Missouri, 1930, Boston University, 1941, Baker U., 1954. Juris Utriusque Doctor, Central College, 1953.
Professor philosophy and psychology, Southwestern College, Winfield, Kansas, 1923-1924, 1926-1928. Member 71st Congress (1929-1931), 14th Missouri District, 74th to 84th Congresses, 7th Missouri District Chairman House Committee on Armed Services, 1953-1955. Delegate Republican National Convention, Chicago, 1932, International Parliamentary Union, Oslo, Norway, 1939, Cairo, Egypt, 1947.
Member Congressional Delaware to inspect Nazi atrocity camps, 1945. Alternate delegate United States-Japanese Security Pact. President National Rivers and Harbors Congress, 1938-1944, Chairman of the Board, 1944-1948.
Vice chairman National Republican Congressional Committee, 1950-1957. Assistant secretary Army for civil-military affairs, 1957-1960. Received 108 votes for vice-presidential nomination Republican National Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1940.
The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.
All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.
Served as acting Lieutenant infantry, United States Army, World War. Member Missouri Society, Young Republican Association of Missouri, American Legion, National Rifle Association, Delta Tau Delta, Pi Gamma Museum. Mason. Dewey Short Scholarship established in his honor by Aerojet General Corporation.
Married Helen Gladys Hughes, April.