|Birth: ||Oct. 15, 1816|
|Death: ||Feb. 27, 1869|
A Sea Captain's son who became a sailor at the age of 14, Lent Munson Hitchcock left his native Connecticut and joined the Texas Navy about 1836. Seafaring duties brought him to Galveston in 1837 where he later served as Harbor Master, City Alderman, Treasurer, and Confederate Army Volunteer. An active Mason and Episcopalian, Hitchcock played a prominant role in the city's early developement. The town of Hitchcock (18 Mi. NW) was named for him in 1891.
He was married to Emily Hitchcock.
Trinity Episcopal Cemetery
Created by: Patti Zapalac
Record added: Jan 31, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33431190