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John Thomas Underwood (1857–1937) was an American entrepreneur and inventor who founded the Underwood Typewriter Company.
He was the elder brother of missionary Horace Grant Underwood, and helped finance Horace's missionary work in South Korea.
The site of his mansion in Clinton Hill was donated by his widow and daughter to the borough of Brooklyn as a public park, named in his honour.
He was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.
Gallery of Underwood Typewriters
1880 Census for John Underwood, Sr. family
Name: John Underwood
Residence: North Bergen, Hudson, New Jersey
Relationship to Head: Self
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Race or Color (Expanded): White
Ethnicity (Standardized): American
Martial Status: Widowed
Age (Expanded): 53 years
Occupation: Manufacturing Chemist
Household Gender Age Birthplace
SELF John Underwood M 53 England
DAU Mener Underwood F 28 England
DAU Hannah Underwood F 24 England
SON Thomas Underwood M 23 England
SON Fred Underwood M 23 England
SON Horace Underwood M 20 England
DAU Helen Underwood F 18 England
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