Dewey, Mary Hopkins
- Existence: 1860 December 16 - 1951 May 19
Mary Hopkins Dewey, 1860-1951, was a proponent of women's suffrage and child labor laws. She was originally from Madison, Wisonsin. In 1886, she married Professor Davis R. Dewey of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). They had two children, Bradley Dewey and Dorothy Dewey (Mrs. A. Barr Comstock). Dewey was involved in the fight for penal reform and the protection of women and children in industry. She also served as a member of the Massachusetts State Board of Labor and Industry during its first four terms.1
1. Daily Boston Globe. "Mrs. D. R. Dewey" May 20, 1951. https://www-proquest-com.libproxy.mit.edu/docview/839509863.