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lawyer , manufacturer

Henry Howard, American lawyer, manufacturer. member State legislature, 1857-1858.

Background

Howard, Henry was born on April 2, 1826 in Cranston, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Jesse and Mary (King) Howard.

Education

Educated University Grammar School, Smithville Seminary, Seekonk Seminary (A.M. Brown University, 1873).

Career

Governor Elisha Harris, 1851. Practiced law until 1858. Then manufacturer; member State legislature, 1857-1858.

Governor Rhode Island, 1873-1874. Declined renomination, 1875. Presidential elector, 1872.

Appointed assistant commander to Paris Exposition, 1878, to report on textiles. President and director of several corporations. Home: Phenix, R.I.

Membership

Member State legislature, 1857-1858.

Connections

Married Catherine Greene, d.

father:
Jesse Howard

mother:
Mary (King) Howard

spouse:
Catherine Greene