George Howell (Pennsylvania)
George Howell was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He attended the public schools, the Pennington Seminary in Pennington, the Newton Collegiate Institute in Newton, Pennsylvania, and Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the Illinois State Normal University at Normal. He taught school fourteen years in Illinois, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, and served seven years as superintendent of the public schools of Scranton.
He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1904 and commenced practice in Scranton. He presented credentials as a Democratic Member-elect to the Fifty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1903 to February 10, 1904, when he was succeeded by William Connell, who contested the election. He was assistant principal of the Scranton Technical High School from 1906 to 1908, and served as superintendent of schools from 1908 until his death in Scranton. Interred in Forest Hill Cemetery.
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Henry B. Cassel
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from Pennsylvania's 11th congressional district
1903 - 1904
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