Jack Hemingway
American fisherman, conservationist, and writer; son of Ernest Hemingway
Jack Hemingway
John "Jack" Hadley Nicanor Hemingway was an American writer and conservationist. He was born in Toronto, Canada, the only child of American writer Ernest Hemingway's marriage to his first wife Hadley Richardson. He would later gain two half-brothers from Hemingway's second marriage to Pauline Pfeiffer. Jack was named for his mother and a noted Spanish matador Nicanor Villalta y Serris, whom his father had grown to admire in the year of Jack's birth.
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Watch: A Guide To The Vintage Festival - ClashMusic.com
Google News - over 5 years
Vastly ambitious, the Vintage Festival have managed to get Greg Wilson and Jack Hemingway to curate The Warehouse - a celebration of the birth of rave. Featuring a raft of seminal DJ talent, the event will capture the sounds and feelings which rippled
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Heritage & Ski Museum to open this weekend - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Google News - almost 6 years
The exhibit traces the history of hunting and fishing on Silver Creek with vintage photographs of Ernest Hemingway, Jack Hemingway and Gary Cooper and contemporary photographs of the preserve. Also included will be information on how the preserve began
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OUTDOORS; The Bittersweet Elegies of Autumn
NYTimes - over 13 years
The August heat is broken. September has stripped its layered veils of haze from the summits of the Taconics and the Catskills and the Poconos, and there is a hint of frost in the foothills. Great flocks of starlings, settling in fresh stubble fields and pastures, forage noisily before moving on. The high ridgelines are distinctly etched against
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BOOKS IN BRIEF: NONFICTION
NYTimes - about 14 years
A LIFE WORTH LIVING The Adventures of a Passionate Sportsman. By Jack Hemingway. Lyons, $24.95. Jack Hemingway, who died in 2000 at the age of 77, was the eldest son of Ernest Hemingway, and the father of the actresses Mariel and Margaux Hemingway. But among American fly fishermen, his legacy was his successful campaign to preserve Silver Creek in
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NEW YORKERS & CO.; For This Agent, Queens Is Book Country
NYTimes - about 16 years
FROM a business perspective, Queens is to the publishing world as Iowa is to the wholesale diamond trade. To put it mildly, it is out of the loop. So how does Craig Kayser, an up-and-coming literary agent, expect to succeed when the first three digits of his office ZIP code -- 113 -- betray his base in Woodside, Queens? By making six-figure sales
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Corrections
NYTimes - about 16 years
An obituary on Sunday about Jack Hemingway, a conservationist and fisherman and the son of Ernest Hemingway, misspelled the name of his hometown. It was Ketchum, Idaho, not Ketcham.
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Jack Hemingway Dies at 77; Embraced Father's Legacy
NYTimes - about 16 years
Jack Hemingway, whose achievements as a conservationist and proficiency as a fisherman were nearly overshadowed by his role as the son of a celebrated father and the father of famous children, died Friday night at Weill Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. He was 77. He suffered complications of heart surgery, his wife said. Mr. Hemingway, who
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Hemingway's Son Is Speaker
NYTimes - almost 17 years
The author-angler Jack Hemingway will be the guest speaker on Saturday at the auction and dinner of the Manhattan-based Theodore Gordon Flyfishers. Hemingway's ruminations on his lifelong interest in fly fishing will include some of his early-age angling experiences with his father, Ernest. The affair, open to the public, which starts at 3 p.m.
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PUBLIC LIVES; Hemingway Furniture: A Veneer of Taste
NYTimes - over 17 years
LAST week, Jack Hemingway -- yes, son of -- was here promoting the new Ernest Hemingway collection of furniture by Thomasville. As far as he's concerned, the guardians of civilization can just go wring their hands. Everybody else? Consider the hunky ''Kilimanjaro'' bedside chest with silver-finished hardware and paw feet, or a ''Catherine''
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Hemingways Plan Festival Profits for Charity
NYTimes - almost 20 years
To the Editor: Re Maureen Dowd's ''To Have and Have Not'' (column, April 12), on the Hemingway Days Festival in Key West honoring my father, Ernest: While it may be politically incorrect for sons to benefit from the fame and fortune of their progenitor, to do so is part of what our country still stands for. In fact, it was I, not my brother
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Anglers Lost Money in Russian Dispute
NYTimes - over 21 years
To the Editor: Re "The Fishing Camp That Got Away: A Russian Tale" (news article, July 20), on the closing of an American-owned fishing camp by Russian authorities in a dispute over fishing rights to the Varzina River: While you did an admirable job of portraying the situation from various points of view -- that of William Davies, the Ponoi River
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AT THE NATION'S TABLE; Oakland, Calif.
NYTimes - almost 29 years
LEAD: RESTAURANT patrons are being treated to some artistic fare these days, not all of it edible. On April 20, for example, the Early Music Society will play its baroque flutes and virginals at the Bay Wolf restaurant in Oakland for its sixth annual fund-raising dinner. RESTAURANT patrons are being treated to some artistic fare these days, not all
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AUCTIONS
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: AUCTION announcements -especially those involving million-dollar works - have been issued with increased frequency by Christie's and Sotheby's in recent months. Christie's reported in March that it would sell a Gutenberg Old Testament from Carrie Estelle Doheny's rare-book collection on Oct. 22, a volume it expects to bring as much as $2
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LIFE IS WHAT INTERRUPTS FISHING TRIPS
NYTimes - over 30 years
MISADVENTURES OF A FLY FISHERMAN My Life With and Without Papa. By Jack Hemingway. Illustrated. 326 pp. Dallas: Taylor Publishing Company. $17.95. ''I SPENT the first fifty years of my life being the son of a famous father,'' Jack Hemingway says with an almost audible sigh near the end of this friendly memoir, ''and am now spending the last fifty
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CELEBRITIES TAKE ON NEW ROLES AS RESTAURATEURS
NYTimes - over 30 years
A RAPIDLY growing number of stars from stage, screen and sports are out and playing to new audiences in restaurants across the nation. The connection is a natural: today's restaurant is theater on a grand scale. But nowadays celebrities are pouring money into eating establishments as if they were also the best investments on Wall Street, rather
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BOOKS OF THE TIMES
NYTimes - almost 31 years
MISADVENTURES OF A FLY FISHERMAN: My Life With and Without Papa. By Jack Hemingway. 326 pages. Illustrated. Taylor Publishing Company, Dallas. $17.95. JACK HEMINGWAY is the oldest of Ernest Hemingway's three sons, the one who was famously nicknamed Bumby (though all conversations reported here have the father addressing his son as ''Schatz,'' or
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COMING OF AGE, GOING TO PIECES
NYTimes - over 31 years
LONG WITH YOUTH Hemingway, the Early Years. By Peter Griffin. Illustrated. 258 pp. New York: Oxford University Press. $17.95. HEMINGWAY A Biography. By Jeffrey Meyers. Illustrated. 644 pp. New York: Harper & Row. $27.50. IN 1954, after surviving two plane crashes in Africa and being reported dead, Ernest Hemingway had the unique experience of being
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5 UNPUBLISHED STORIES IN HEMINGWAY BOOK
NYTimes - over 31 years
Five previously unpublished short stories by a youthful Ernest Hemingway, stories whose settings, themes and characters turn up in Hemingway's later works of fiction, will appear in a biography of the writer scheduled for publication in November by Oxford University Press. One of the stories also reveals the spare Hemingway style that is generally
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PUBLISHING: AN AWARD IN HONOR OF HEMINGWAY
NYTimes - about 32 years
AT a noon news conference today at the Hotel Ritz in Paris, Pierre Salinger and Jack Hemingway, the eldest son of Ernest Hemingway, are scheduled to announce the establishment of the $50,000 Ritz Paris Hemingway Award. The annual award is open to authors of all nationalities and, according to a Hotel Ritz spokesman, will be given for the novel
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Prof. Carol Thompson Wed in Montana
NYTimes - about 35 years
Carol Thompson, associate professor of theater arts at City College and until recently chairman of the department, was married yesterday to Patrick Hemingway, a widower, of Bozeman, Mont. The Rev. Dr. Ian Wilson performed the ceremony at the West Yellowstone (Mont.) Presbyterian Church. Edwina Hemingway, the bridegroom's daughter, was maid of
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Jack Hemingway
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2000
    Age 76
    Jack Hemingway died on December 1, 2000, at age 77, from complications following heart surgery, in New York City.
    More Details Hide Details In 2001, the state of Idaho designated an annual "Jack Hemingway Conservation Day" in his honor. He is buried in Idaho at the Ketchum Cemetery, next to his wife Puck, daughter Margaux, father Ernest, and half-brother Gregory.
  • 1989
    Age 65
    In 1989, Hemingway married Angela Holvey; they remained married until his death in 2000.
    More Details Hide Details Margaux died of a barbiturate overdose in 1996 at age 42, her death ruled self-inflicted, thereby becoming "the fifth person in four generations of her family to commit suicide". In a 2013 television documentary film, Running from Crazy, Mariel spoke of her family's struggles with alcoholism, mental illness, and suicide. Mariel also revealed in the documentary that her sisters Margaux and Muffet had been sexually abused by their father, stating that 'When I was really small, and I shared a room with Margaux, and my dad came in the room, you know... I don't wanna call it what it was, but it wasn't right, you know... um, it's hard to have a visual of that, you don't wanna see your dad doing those things, but I know it, I know it happened. I think that my dad abused the girls and Joan, sexually abused the girls, um, when they were young.'
  • 1986
    Age 62
    Jack Hemingway also published an autobiography, Misadventures of a Fly Fisherman: My Life With and Without Papa, in 1986.
    More Details Hide Details A second autobiographical work, A Life Worth Living: The Adventures of a Passionate Sportsman, was released posthumously in 2002.
  • FORTIES
  • 1971
    Age 47
    A long-time resident of Idaho, Hemingway lived in Ketchum. From 1971 to 1977 he was a commissioner on the Idaho Fish and Game Commission.
    More Details Hide Details Idaho's trout stocks increased as a result of Hemingway's success in getting the state to adopt a catch and release fishing law. His work with The Nature Conservancy was instrumental in preserving Silver Creek near Sun Valley as one of Idaho's premier trout streams. Jack Hemingway assisted his father's fourth wife and widow, Mary Welsh Hemingway, with final editing prior to publication of A Moveable Feast (1964), his father's memoir of life in 1920s Paris, which was published three years after Ernest Hemingway's death.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1949
    Age 25
    Hemingway married Byra L. "Puck" Whittlesey on June 25, 1949, in Paris.
    More Details Hide Details Their wedding was attended by Julia Child and Alice B. Toklas. The couple had three children: Joan "Muffet" Hemingway (born 1950), Margaux Hemingway (1954–1996), and Mariel Hemingway (born 1961). Puck died of cancer in 1988.
  • 1945
    Age 21
    Upon his release, he was flown to Paris in time to join the mobs celebrating VE-Day on May 8th, 1945, in the Champs Elysees so beloved by his parents, and he was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the government of France for his wartime service.
    More Details Hide Details After the war, he was stationed briefly in West Berlin and Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany, and at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, before leaving the army. After his discharge, and back in civilian life, he worked as a stockbroker, and then as a fishing supplies salesman. In 1967, he retired and returned to live in Ketchum, Idaho, his father's last home and burial place. There he taught languages, pursued his passion for fly fishing, and wrote two autobiographical books about his life.
  • 1944
    Age 20
    In France in late October 1944, Hemingway was wounded and captured by the Germans behind enemy lines in the Vosges, and was held as a POW (prisoner-of-war) at Mosberg Prison Camp until April 1945.
    More Details Hide Details While a POW, he lost 70 lbs., dropping from 210 lbs. to 140 lbs.
    Assigned overseas to France in 1944, he started as a military police officer commanding a special unit of black soldiers, and later obtained a transfer into the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), the newly formed U.S. wartime intelligence agency that would evolve into the CIA after the war.
    More Details Hide Details As a French-speaking First Lieutenant with the OSS, he worked with the French Resistance. Characteristic of his sense of derring-do, he parachuted into occupied France with his fly rod, reel and flies, and was almost captured by a German patrol while fishing after his first mission. While on a leave in Algiers, he met up with his father's third wife, Martha Gellhorn, whom Jack called his "favorite other mother", who was on her way to Italy to work as a war correspondent with the French Forces.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1943
    Age 19
    Known for his sense of humor, in late 1943 at Camp Shanks near Orangeburg, New York, he overheard two older men (one of whom he recognized) in a bar arguing over who was the better writer, Ernest Hemingway or William Faulkner.
    More Details Hide Details Jack interrupted, and said in his opinion, there was "a writer that was a better storyteller than either Hemingway or Faulkner – Maurice Walsh". One of the men said, "I am Maurice Walsh," to which Hemingway responded, "I'm Jack Hemingway... pleased to meet you."
  • 1941
    Age 17
    Hemingway attended the University of Montana and Dartmouth College, but never graduated, instead enlisting in the U.S. Army after the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1923
    Born
    Born on October 10, 1923.
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