Benjamin Franklin Hewson

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Studio portrait of Benjamin Franklin Hewson. He is wearing a suit with a vest, tie, stick pin, and watch chain. The top button of his jacket is buttoned. His dark hair is parted on the side and he has sideburns and a mustache.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Hutchinson County Genealogical Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 80 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Hutchinson County Genealogical Society

Hutchinson County Genealogical Society documents and provides access to photographs, illustrations, and biographies, including death, burial and marriage records stemming from Hutchinson County in the Texas Panhandle. The Society is based in the Borger Branch of the Hutchinson County Library.

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Description

Studio portrait of Benjamin Franklin Hewson. He is wearing a suit with a vest, tie, stick pin, and watch chain. The top button of his jacket is buttoned. His dark hair is parted on the side and he has sideburns and a mustache.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

Notes

Written on the back of the photograph is, "Benjamin Franklin Hewson. Born 1857, Died 1921. Druggist. Owned Hewson drug store, Front Street & 3rd. Father of Dr. John Percival Hewson. B.F.H. was mayor of Ornage the maximum legal terms allowed. Known for his white suit and white hat. when mayor -".

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • May 5, 2008, 8:13 p.m.

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  • April 3, 2017, 12:43 p.m.

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Benjamin Franklin Hewson, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37062/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hutchinson County Genealogical Society.