Evening Star January 5, 1927 Page 2 Newspaper Article Attorney, Builder, Inventor and Democratic Leader Expires Following Illness As an active member of the Democratic party he organized the local club, was chairman of the central committee and acted as delegate to the national convention. Mr. Newman was a supporter of William Jennings Bryan during his presidential candidacy. Newman published a newspaper called National Watchman which focused on politics. As a practicing attorney he was a member of Baldwin, Hopkins and Peyton a firm of patent attorneys. In addition to his work in law Mr. Newman helped to develop College Park, built fisheries in Lakeland and received a patent for his invention of a thermostat. He was from Allentown, PA. His survivors are his widow, sons, Cloud and Edwin Peires Shoemaker Newman as well as four daughters Mrs. Arthur Drefs, Mrs. John Cammack, Helen Carbery Newman and Asdia Walser Newman as well as grandsons Francis, David, Paul and John Newman and John and William Cammack.
- Edwin Newman