George W. Hinman, Publisher, taken by death March 31
Wilmette Life (Wilmette, Illinois), 8 Apr 1927, p. 6

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The funeral of George Wheeler Hinman, publisher and newspaper writer, and financial expert, whose death occurred Thursday of last week at his home, 576 Oak street, Winnetka, was conducted Tuesday afternoon t 4 o'clock at the Church of the Holy Comforter, in Kenilworth, by the Rev. Leland Hobart Danforth. Burial was at Mount Morris, N. Y., Mr. Hinman's former home.

Mr. Hinman was 63 years old. He was graduated from Hamilton college, later becoming a member of the news staff of the Chicago Tribune and then of the St. Louis Globe Democrat.

For a period he studied at Lepizig and Berlin and was graduated from Heidelberg with degrees of M. A. and Ph. D. On his return to America he became foreign editor of the New York Sun, then editor-in-chief of the Chicago Inter-Ocean and eventually its owner.

After the passing of the Inter-Ocean Mr. Hinman was president of Marietta college in Ohio. During the campaign of the late President Harding he was in full charge of publicity.

For a time Mr. Hinman was publisher of the Chicago Herald and Examiner. During the last four years he had been writing financial and business articles.

A year ago he suffered an attack of ptomaine poisoning which is said to have affected his heart.

Mrs. Hinman was with him at the time of his death. His son, Capt. George Wheeler Hinman, Jr., is in Mexico city as a newspaper correspondent. Other children are Maj. Norman Seymour Hinman, connected with the Insull interests; Sturtevant Hinman, a recent law school graduate; Mrs. W. H. Coburn of Berkeley, Cal., and another daughter, Catherine.

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8 Apr 1927
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Coburn, W. H. Mrs. ; Danforth, Leland ; Harding, Warren ; Hinman, Catherine ; Hinman, George ; Hinman, George Mrs. ; Hinman, Norman ; Hinman, Sturtevant
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George W. Hinman, Publisher, taken by death March 31