Foster W. Hewitt

21 November 1902–21 April 1985 (Age 82)
Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Foster W.

When Foster W. Hewitt was born on 21 November 1902, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Abram Hewitt, was 27 and his mother, Flora Morrison Foster, was 25. He married Elizabeth Kathleen How in 1925, in Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died on 21 April 1985, at the age of 82, and was buried in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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Foster W. Hewitt
Elizabeth Kathleen How
Marriage: 1925
Elizabeth Ann Hewitt
Foster William Alfred Hewitt
Wendy Louise Hewitt

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Toronto, York, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 4

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 32

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 41

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Scottish: from the medieval personal name Huet, a diminutive of Hugh . See also Hew . The surname has also long been established in Ireland.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived in a newly made clearing in a wood, Middle English hewett (Old English hīewet, a derivative of hēawan ‘to chop’,‘to hew’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Foster William Hewitt, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Foster William Hewitt, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Foster William Hewitt, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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