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George Evan Howell

George Evan Howell, American congressman, lawyer. Member 77th to 80th Congresses (1941-1949), 21st Illinois District Board of directors Wilmette Family Service Center.; Member Tau Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma.; Mason (33 degree, Shriner), Elk, Eagle.

Background

  • Howell, George Evan was born on September 21, 1905 in Marion, Illinois, United States. Son of Ernest Truman and Jo Ella (Rainey) Howell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1927, Bachelor of Laws, 1930.

    Career

    • Teacher Harvard (Illinois) Community High School, 1927-1928. General work Public Service Company of Northern Illinois, Chicago, 1928. Instructor College Commerce, University of Illinois, 1928-1930.

      Admitted to Illinois bar, 1930. Associate Cornelius J. Doyle, Springfield, Illinois, 1930-1935. Engaged in private practice law, Springfield, 1936-1947.

      Judge The United States of America Court Claims, 1947-1953. Engaged private practice law, 1953-1979. Director Bradner Central Company, Fearn International, Inc.

      Referee in bankruptcy, United States District Court Southern District.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member 77th to 80th Congresses (1941-1949), 21st Illinois District Board of directors Wilmette Family Service Center. Member Tau Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Beta Gamma Sigma. Mason (33 degree, Shriner), Elk, Eagle.

    Clubs: Sangamo, American Business (Springfield).

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Sellers, May 1, 1937. Children: Marilyn Lee, Joella Florence, William Evan, John Ernest, Kathryn.
    • father: Ernest Truman Howell
    • mother: Jo Ella (Rainey) Howell
    • spouse: Kathryn Sellers
    • children: Marilyn Lee Howell
    • Joella Florence Howell
    • William Evan Howell
    • John Ernest Howell
    • Kathryn Howell
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    Born September 21, 1905
    Died September 18, 1979
    (aged 73)
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