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George Evan Howell

congressman , lawyer

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.

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