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Edward Ringwood Hewitt

engineer , author , inventor

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