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John Edmund Norris Hume (September 3, 1883 in Warwick, Virginia – July 1972)[1][2][3] of Washington D.C., was a member of the Virginia Glee Club during the Glee Club 1904-1905 season. A fourth year engineering student during the season, he was also a member of Beta Theta Pi, Lambda Pi, P.K. Society, T.I.L.K.A., and manager of the track team.[4] He lived in 49 West Range[5] in 1905–06. He was the brother of Glee Club member Howard Hume, and his father, Frank Hume, was a Civil War veteran, grocer, whiskey producer, and donor to the University of Virginia who is memorialized in the Hume Memorial Wall and Fountain.[6]

In 1917 he was working as a commercial engineer for General Electric Co..


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  2. "John Hume". US Social Security Death Index, 1935–2014 ( Retrieved 2016-03-09. 
  3. Brockman, William Everett (1916). History of the Hume, Kennedy and Brockman Families. Press of Chas. H. Potter. p. 50. 
  4. Corks and Curls. 1905. p. 43. 
  5. "Lawn Directory". University of Virginia. Retrieved 2014-07-07. 
  6. Sullivan, Jack (Spring 2013). "E.E. Downham and Frank Hume: Whiskey Men of Alexandria" (PDF). Alexandria Chronicle. Retrieved 2016-03-06.