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Notable Newtonians

Published: Friday, May 16, 2014 11:46 a.m. CST • Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 p.m. CST

Dr. Tom Hoover (left) gave an E-Walking Tour of the history of Newton at Uncle Nancy’s Coffeehouse on Thursday night. Hoover covered the history of Maytag and the multiple washing machine companies that called Newton home. He shared history of the Maytag, Woodrow and Snyder families as well as many other notable Newtonians. Hoover is currently working on a book on the history of Newton that is set to go to a publisher in a couple of months.

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