John Hare Powel Edit Profile
Educated College of Philadelphia, 1800-1803.
Secretary United States legation under William Pinkney, London, England., 1809-1811. Commissioned brig. major United States Volunteers, 1812. Commissioned inspector general with rank of colonel, 1814.
Livestock breeder, introduced improved Durham Short Horn cattle from England, also Southdown breed of sheep. An organizer Pennsylvania, Agriculture Society, secretary, 1823. Member Pennsylvania Senate, 1827-1830.
Contributor to agricultural periodicals including American Farmer, Memoirs of Pennsylvania Agricultural Society Author: Hints for American Husbandmen, 1827.
Member Pennsylvania Senate, 1827-1830.
Married Julia DeVeaux, October 20, 1817, 9 children.