Godfrey Dewey? I guess I was too skeeved at the rumours that he asked that women who applied to his library school to submit their measurements and eye colour to notice this before, but: Melvil Dewey had a son. And was married twice. (Well, he didn't have the son out of wedlock. Actually, he didn't have the son ... his first wife did. Name of Anne.) I guess I was hoping that the "Father of Modern Librarianship" was a metaphorical status. Read more about Godfrey Dewey?