John Austin Hamlin

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John Austin Hamlin
Born 29 June 1837(1837-06-29) [1]
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Died 20 May 1908 (70) [2][3]
Chicago, Illinois
Burial Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Chicago, Illinois [1]
Nationality American
Field(s) Patent Medicine
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.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Grave marker of John Austin Hamlin (findagrave.com): b. Jun. 29, 1837; d. May 20, 1908
  2. "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.
  3. 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.