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 John Pope Hodnett

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John Pope Hodnett

Birth
County Limerick, Ireland
Death 22 May 1913 (aged 65–66)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot Section G-49, Lot Site 7, Line 42
Memorial ID 117282315 View Source
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John Pope Hodnett, c1843-1913, Irish-born orator, poet and friend of the workingman. Known in both New York City and Washington, DC as a political crank and blatherskite. John self-published numerous tracts, political opinions and poetry. He met with presidents, senators and men of rank in both New York, Washington, DC and beyond. His career is documented in 100s of newspaper articles across the United States. John Pope firmly believed himself to be rightful heir to the British throne and holder of many royal titles. He slowly lost hold of his mental wholeness and died at St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Washington, DC May 22, 1913.


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  • Created by: Mary Beth Frampton
  • Added: 18 Sep 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 117282315
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/117282315/john-pope-hodnett : accessed ), memorial page for John Pope Hodnett (1847–22 May 1913), Find a Grave Memorial ID 117282315, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Mary Beth Frampton (contributor 47914957) .