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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One photographic image, b&w: 5.0 in. X 7.0 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 79 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Hutchinson County Genealogical Society

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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

One photographic image, b&w: 5.0 in. X 7.0 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

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

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  • May 5, 2008, 8:13 p.m.

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Benjamin Franklin Hewson, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth37062/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hutchinson County Genealogical Society.