Person:Goldsmith Hewitt (1)

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Rep. Goldsmith Whitehouse Hewitt
b.14 February 1834 Jefferson County, Alabama
d.27 May 1895 Birmingham, Alabama
m. 10 April 1827
  1. Rep. Goldsmith Whitehouse Hewitt1834 - 1895
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Name Rep. Goldsmith Whitehouse Hewitt
Gender Male
Birth[1] 14 February 1834 Jefferson County, Alabama
Death[1] 27 May 1895 Birmingham, Alabama
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    Goldsmith Whitehouse Hewitt (February 14, 1834 – May 27, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.
    Born near Elyton (now Birmingham), Jefferson County, Alabama, Hewitt attended the country schools. He entered the Confederate States Army in June 1861 as a private in Company B, 10th Regiment Alabama Infantry. He was promoted to captain of Company G, Twenty-eighth Regiment, Alabama Infantry, in 1862. He was graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, in 1866. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Birmingham, Alabama. He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1870 and 1871, and as a member of the State senate from 1872 to 1874, resigning in the latter year.

    Hewitt was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879).

    Hewitt was elected to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885). He served as chairman of the Committee on Pensions (Forty-eighth Congress). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1884. He resumed the practice of law. He was again a member of the State house of representatives in 1886–1888. He died in Birmingham, Alabama, on May 27, 1895 and was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.

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  2.   Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.

    Goldsmith Whitehouse Hewitt (February 14, 1834 – May 27, 1895) was a U.S. Representative from Alabama.

    Biography
    Born near Elyton (now Birmingham), Jefferson County, Alabama, Hewitt attended the country schools. Entered the Confederate States Army in June 1861 as a private in Company B, 10th Regiment Alabama Infantry. Promoted to captain of Company G, Twenty-eighth Regiment, Alabama Infantry, in 1862. Graduated from Cumberland School of Law at Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tennessee, in 1866. Admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Birmingham, Alabama.[2]

    Hewitt served as member of the State house of representatives in 1870 and 1871, and as a member of the State senate from 1872 to 1874, resigning in the latter year. Elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1875 – March 3, 1879). Elected to the Forty-seventh and Forty-eighth Congresses (March 4, 1881 – March 3, 1885). Served as chairman of the Committee on Pensions (Forty-eighth Congress). He was not a candidate for renomination in 1884.[2]

    Hewitt resumed the practice of law and again served as member of the State house of representatives in 1886–1888. He died in Birmingham, Alabama, on May 27, 1895 and was interred in Oak Hill Cemetery.[2]

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goldsmith_W._Hewitt

  3.   United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule. (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432).

    Name: Goldsmith W Hewit
    [Goldsmith W Hewitt]
    Age: 16
    Birth Year: abt 1834
    Birthplace: Alabama
    Home in 1850: Greens, Jefferson, Alabama, USA
    Gender: Male
    Family Number: 25
    Household Members: Name Age
    James H Hewit 48
    Ellen Hewit 44
    Jack S Hewit 20
    James T Hewit 18
    Goldsmith W Hewit 16
    Elizabeth A Hewit 14
    Mary Hewit 6
    Robert Hewit 4
    Francis A Hewit 22
    Lucinda D Hewit 18