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Fred Hewitt

Full name: Frederic Maxcy "Fred" Hewitt
Nickname(s): Rip
Gender: Male
Born: September 16, 1916 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: September 26, 2010 in Annapolis, Maryland, United States
Affiliations: Mt. Washington Club
Country: USA United States
Sport: Hockey


A good all-around athlete, Fred Hewitt played lacrosse, football and ice hockey at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute. At the University of Maryland, he played on the football and lacrosse teams, graduating in 1941 with a degree in civil engineering. He enlisted in the US Army Corps of Engineers in 1941, being discharged in 1946 as a major, but he served in the National Guard until 1961, retiring as a Colonel. After college and his military career, he continued to play lacrosse with his old club, the Mt. Washington Lacrosse Club, coaching them from 1952-56. His career was in HVAC sales and contracting, and he became a partner and then president of Taze & Hewitt Engineers before his retirement in 1980. He is a member of the National Lacrosse Hall of Fame (elected in 1971), and the University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame (elected 1984). In 1980 he received the Baltimore Polytechnic Institute Distinguished Alumni Award and in 1984, received the Baltimore Engineering Society Founders Award.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 31 London Hockey Men's Hockey United States USA 10T

Men's Hockey

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result GP G
1948 Summer 31 London Hockey United States USA Final Standings 10T 1948-07-31 2 1
1948 Summer 31 London Hockey United States USA Group B Match #2 2 1948-08-03 AFG 2, USA 0 0
1948 Summer 31 London Hockey United States USA Group B Match #5 2 1948-08-07 SUI 3, USA 1 1
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