Death of Colonel Hewlett

Colonel J.R. Hewlett, one of Princetons leading citizens and prominent lawyer, departed this life at his ome in this city Monday March 23, aged 62 years, three months and eleven days.

Funeral services wil be conducted today at 10 o'clock b y Rev. Joseph Lanman.

Col. Hewlett was born in Hopkins County, Ky., Dec 11, 1833 and has lived in this sectio of country all his life, receiving his education in this county and was a grauate of the college at this place. He was a teacher in the college for a time. He served a term in the legislature of this state, and at one time was County Superintendent of Schools. Since arriving at the age of manhood he has been prominent in the business circles of the city of Princeton. Col. Hewlett's reputation as a member of the bar was widely recognized and was built on his natural ability for such work. In the death of Col. Hewlett the members of the bar lose a worthy member, his wife a loving husband and the city a leading and influential citizen. Caldwell News. *Colonel Hewlett was a brother in law of Mr. Buckner Leavell, of this city and was well known here.Hopkinsville Kentuckian March 27, 1896 


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