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HEWITT, Edward Crawford, educator, born in Sutton, Massachusetts, 7 November, 1828. He was educated at the County academy and, the State normal school in Bridgeport, Connecticut, working at the shoemaker's trade during his vacations to obtain a support. He taught successively in Pittsfield, Pc., Bridgeport, Connecticut, and Worcester, Massachusetts, until 1858, when he removed to Bloomington, Illinois, was professor of history and geography in the State normal university, and since 1876 has been its president. Mr. Hewitt is a licensed clergyman of the Baptist church, has served one term as president of the Illinois teachers' association, and for several years edited "The Schoolmaster," an educational magazine. He has received the degree of LL.D. from Shurtleff college, and has published "Pedagogy for Young Teachers" (Cincinnati, 1883).
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