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Edward Ringwood Hewitt

Edward Ringwood Hewitt, American engineer, inventor, author. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association Auto Engineers.

Background

  • Hewitt, Edward Ringwood was born on June 20, 1866 in Ringwood Manor, New Jersey, United States. Son of Abraham Stevens and Sarah Amelia (Cooper) Hewitt.

  • Education

    • G.s. of Peter Cooper. Bachelor of Arts, Princeton, 1889, A.M., 1892. University of Berlin 1890-1891.

    Career

    • Chemist, Peter Cooper Glue Factory, 1901-1902. Designed automobiles, established one design, in England, known as the “Adams-Hewitt”. Director, engineer Metzger Motor Car Company.

      Built motor trucks under name of Hewitt Motor Company, which was absorbed by International Motor Company, of which became construction engineering, director.

    Works

    • Author: Secrets of the Salmon. Telling on the Trout. Trout Streams
    • Handbook of Stream Improvement.

      Handbook of Fly Fishing. Trout Raising and Stocking. Those Were the Days, 1943.

    Membership

    Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Association Auto Engineers. Clubs: Century, Anglers, Dutch Treat, Players, Tuxedo.

    Connections

    • Married Mary E. Ashley September 7 1892. Children: Candace (Mistress.
    • father: Abraham Stevens Hewitt
    • mother: Sarah Amelia (Cooper) Hewitt
    • spouse: Mary E. Ashley September 7 1892
    • child: Candace (Mrs Hewitt
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    Born June 20, 1866
    Died February, 1957
    (aged 90)
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