John Austin Hamlin
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|John Austin Hamlin|
|Born||29 June 1837 |
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
|Died||20 May 1908 (70) |
|Burial||Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Illinois |
|Known for||Hamlin's Wizard Oil|
John Austin Hamlin (June 29, 1837 - May 20, 1908) was an American magician, theatric manager, and co-founder of Hamlin's Wizard Oil Co., a patent medicine manufacturer and distributor, with his brother Lysander B. Hamlin.
- Grave marker of John Austin Hamlin (findagrave.com): b. Jun. 29, 1837; d. May 20, 1908
- "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1922," index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/N7F9-24M : accessed 21 Aug 2013), John Austin Hamlin, 20 May 1908.
- Obituary report on J. A. Hamlin, founder of Hamlin's Wizard Oil (chroniclingamerica.loc.gov) from May 21, 1908 ed. of Rock Island (Ill.) Argus.