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naval officer.

John Adams Howell, American naval officer. Served on Macedonian, Mediterranean Squadron, 1858-1859; member Advisory Board, 1882-1888.

Background

Howell, John Adams was born on March 16, 1840 in Bath, New York, United States. Son of William and Frances A. (Adams) Howell.

Education

Appointed to the United States Naval Academy, from New York, 1854, graduate 1858.

Career

Croix, West Indies. Promoted passed midshipman, January 19, 1861. Master, February 23, 1861. Lieutenant, April 18, 1861.

Lieutenant commander, March 3, 1865. Commander, March 6, 1872. Captain, March 1, 1884.

Commodore, May 21, 1895. Rear admiral, August 10, 1898.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author of several professional books.

Membership

Served on Macedonian, Mediterranean Squadron, 1858-1859. Member Advisory Board, 1882-1888.

Connections

Married May, 1867, Arabella E. Krause, of St.

father:
William Howell

mother:
Frances A. (Adams) Howell

spouse:
May