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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

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.

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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