William Bailey Howland

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William Bailey Howland circa 1913

William Bailey Howland (1849-1917), was the editor of The Outlook, publisher of The Independent and The Countryside Magazine, and president of the Independent Corporation.[1] He was a member of the American Peace Centenary Committee.[2]

Biography[edit]

He was born in Ashland, New York.[1] He died in 1917 of heart disease and was buried in Kinderhook, New York.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Wm. B. Howland, Publisher, Dead. Head of The Independent Is Stricken Suddenly in His Office with Heart Disease. The Founder of Outing. President of the National Institute of Efficiency Was Long Prominent in Public Affairs." (PDF). New York Times. February 28, 1917. Retrieved 2009-07-27. "William Bailey Howland, President of the Independent Corporation, publisher of The Independent, and The Countryside Magazine, died suddenly from heart disease yesterday in his office, 119 West Fortieth Street, in his sixtyninth year. He arrived at the office seemingly in the best of health and was shortly after seized with the ..." 
  2. ^ "Mr. Howland and Members of British Committee Plan Celebration." (PDF). New York Times. August 11, 1912. Retrieved 2009-07-27. "W.B. Howland, the British-American Peace Centenary Commissioner, has been in London for several days discussing with members of the British committee the plans for the celebration." 
  3. ^ "W.B. Howland Buried" (PDF). New York Times. March 2, 1917. Retrieved 2009-07-27. 
  4. ^ "Prominent Men Eulogize Late Publisher at Memorial Services." (PDF). New York Times. March 3, 1917. Retrieved 2009-07-27.