L. Paul Howland
|Leonard Paul Howland|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 20th district
March 4, 1907 – March 3, 1913
|Preceded by||Jacob A. Beidler|
|Succeeded by||William Gordon|
December 5, 1865|
|Died||December 23, 1942
|Resting place||Lake View Cemetery|
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Paul Howland was born in Jefferson, Ohio. Howland completed preparatory studies. He graduated from Oberlin College (Ohio) in 1887 and from the law department of Harvard University in 1890. He was admitted to the bar in 1890 and commenced practice in Jefferson, Ohio. He moved to Cleveland in 1894 and continued the practice of law. He served as second lieutenant, squadron adjutant, First Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Cavalry, during the Spanish-American War.
Howland was elected as a Republican to the Sixtieth, Sixty-first, and Sixty-second Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1913). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1912 to the Sixty-third Congress. He was one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1912 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Robert W. Archbald, judge of the United States Commerce Court. He resumed the practice of law. He served as delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1916, 1920, and 1924. He died in Cleveland, Ohio, December 23, 1942. He was interred in Lake View Cemetery.
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