John Hadley "Nicador" Hemingway, fondly nick-named "Bumby", was born in Toronto, Canada, on October 10, 1923, to mother, Hadley Richardson Hemingway, and father, famous writer, Ernest Miller Hemingway. John was the first of three sons, born to Ernest, followed by Patrick, then Gregory Hemingway.
Pedigree File Database Documentation of birth, death, and marriage; wife, Byra Whittlesey; daughter, Marguax Hemingway; parents, Ernest Miller Hemingway, and Elizabeth Hadley Richardson; Grandparents, Clarence Edmonds Hemingway and Grace Hall
New York Times Archives John was initially assigned to North Africa, Military Police Division, before being promoted to a Lieutenant for the Office of Strategic Services, working with the French Resistance.
"Timeless Hemingway" John sustained injuries during WWII, while in France, before being captured by the Germans, becoming a "Prisoner of War" from Oct 28, 1944 to April 30, 1945 at the Moseburg Prison Camp.
"Ernest Hemingway - Going The Other Way From Home", by Steve Newman, May 2012 Chapter: "Ernest Hemingway and his son, Jack"
New York Times Archives John and Byra had three daughters: Joan (Muffet), Mariel, and Margaux, who preceded him in death.
Findagrave.com Find A Grave Memorial# 5715636
Idaho Department Of Fish And Game October 10, 2001 marked the first annual state-recognized "Jack Hemingway Annual Conservation Day", as decreed by then Governor of Idaho, Dirk Kempthorne, in honor of Jack Hemingway's numerous contributions to the conservation of Idaho's natural resources
World War II History Blog Article entitled, "Julia Child Part of the OSS in WWII" by Brett J. Blackledge (Associated Press) discusses the special military unit, Office of Strategic Services, that John H Hemingway participated in, during World War II. In 1945, President Truman disbanded this unit, by its merger into the CIA (Central Intelligence Agency). John is mentioned in this article.
U.S. National Park Service, "OSS in Action: The Mediterranean and European Theaters" EXCERPT: " It has been estimated that during World War II, the total number of people who served in the OSS probably numbered fewer than 20,000 men and women altogether, less than the size of one of the nearly one hundred U.S. infantry divisions, a mere handful among the sixteen million Americans who served in uniform in World War II."
Corbis Images Wedding picture of John Hadley Hemingway and Angela J Holvey, including John's 3 daughters from his first marriage
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