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date: 04 March 2021

Hewett, Edgar Leelocked

(23 November 1865–31 December 1946)
  • H. Allen Anderson

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Hewett, Edgar Lee (23 November 1865–31 December 1946), educator and anthropologist, was born in Warren County, Illinois, the son of Harvey Hanson Hewett and Tabitha Stice. Although originally a participant in the California gold rush of 1849, Hewett’s father eventually became a farmer in Illinois, where he also raised stock and later engaged in land speculation in Chicago. Hewett’s mother’s family had befriended Chief ...

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