Newton Searles McPherson

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Newton Searles McPherson

Also Known As: "Big Newtie"
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Death: October 1970 (47) (cancer)
Immediate Family:

Son of Robert Nelson Kerstetter and Louise S. Kepner
Ex-husband of Kathleen A. Gingrich
Father of Newt Gingrich, 58th Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
Half brother of Loma Kepner

Occupation: automobile mechanic
Managed by: Private User
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About Newton Searles McPherson

brief biography

Big Newtie (as Kit Gingrich calls him) was not the ideal husband and father. He served in the Navy and was reported to be abusive to his young wife, which ended their marriage after their son Newt was only 3 days old.


Date and place of death have also been (erroneously?) reported to be 1974 at an unspecified location.

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Newton Searles McPherson's Timeline

February 24, 1923
Pennsylvania, United States
June 17, 1943
Age 20
Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States
October 1970
Age 47