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John Henry Hammond, Jr.

Male 1910 - 1987


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  • Suffix  Jr. 
    Born  15 Dec 1910  New York City, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Died  10 Jul 1987  Manhattan, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID  I386  Vanderbilt
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2013 

    Father  John Henry Hammond, Sr.,   b. abt. 1867 
    Mother  Emily Vanderbilt Sloane,   b. 1874,   d. 1970 
    Married  05 Apr 1899  New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Documents
    Hammond/Sloane Marriage Announcement
    Hammond/Sloane Marriage Announcement
    Source: "To Marry A Poor Man." Grand Forks Herald [Grand Forks, ND] 11 Nov. 1898. GenealogyBank.
    Wedding Notice: John Hammond & Emily Vanderbilt Sloane
    Wedding Notice: John Hammond & Emily Vanderbilt Sloane
    Source: "Wedding [Hammond/Sloane]." Morning Herald [Lexington, KY] 6 Apr. 1899. GenealogyBank.
    Family ID  F69  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Jemy McBride 
    Married  8 Mar 1941  [4
    Divorced  1948  [3
    Children 
     1. J.P. Hammond
     2. Douglas Hammond,   b. 1944,   d. 1944
     3. J. Hammond
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2013 
    Family ID  F171  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Esme O'Brien,   d. 19 May 1986 
    Married  1949  [2
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2013 
    Family ID  F270  Group Sheet

  • Documents
    Obituary: John H. Hammond
    Obituary: John H. Hammond

  • Notes 
    • critic, talent scout and record producer

  • Sources 
    1. [S141] Dahan, Charlie. "Jazz Impressario: John Henry Hammond." All About Jazz. .

    2. [S184] "John Hammond, 76, Critic and Discoverer Of Pop Talent, Dies." New York Times [New York, NY] 11 July 1987: n. pag. New York Times. Web. 13 Apr. 2013. ..

    3. [S186] "John H. Hammond." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 04 Aug. 2013. Web. 13 Apr. 2013. ..

    4. [S140] Prial, Dunstan. The Producer: John Hammond and the Soul of American Music. New York: Picador/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007.