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John Hill Hewitt

Born: 11-Jul-1801
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 7-Oct-1890
Location of death: Baltimore, MD
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter, Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Minstrels Return'd from the War

Father: James Hewitt (d. 1827)
Mother: Eliza King
Brother: James Lang Hewitt
Sister: Sophia Hewitt Ostinelli
Wife: Estelle Mangin (m. 1822, seven children)
Wife: Alethia Smith (m. 1863, four children)

    University: US Military Academy, West Point (dropped out 1822)

    The Evening Mirror (Savannah, GA) Editor
    The Capitol (Washington, DC) Founding Editor
    The Baltimore Clipper Editor and Co-Owner (1839-40)
    The Baltimore Saturday Visitor Editor
    The Mountaineer Founder and Editor

Author of books:
Miscellaneous Poems (1838, poetry)
Shadows on the Wall; or, Glimpses of the Past (1877, memoir)



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