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 Peter Cooper Hewitt

Peter Cooper Hewitt

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 25 Aug 1921 (aged 60)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 97, Lot 3932
Memorial ID 4763 · View Source
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Inventor. He received a patent for his mercury arc lamp, which is the direct antecedent of modern florescent lighting. He was the son of New York City Mayor Abraham Stevens Hewitt, and the grandson of inventor Peter Cooper.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Mar 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 4763
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Cooper Hewitt (5 Mar 1861–25 Aug 1921), Find A Grave Memorial no. 4763, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .