William Henry Harrison Stowell
Born in Windsor, Vermont, Stowell attended public schools in Boston, Massachusetts as a child and graduated from Boston Latin School in 1860. He engaged in mercantile pursuits before moving to Virginia in 1865 and became collector of internal revenue for the fourth district in 1869. Stowell was elected a Republican to the United States House of Representatives in 1870, serving from 1871 to 1877 and was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in 1876. He moved to Appleton, Wisconsin in 1880 and engaged in paper manufacturing and later moved to Duluth, Minnesota in 1886 and engaging in paper and steel manufacturing. Stowell was president of the Manufacturers Bank of West Duluth from 1889 to 1895 and was a correspondent in Paris, France for various newspapers. He moved to Amherst, Massachusetts in 1914 where he died on April 27, 1922. Stowell was interred in Woodlawn Cemetery in New York City.
- William Henry Harrison Stowell at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
- William Henry Harrison Stowell at Find a Grave
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Virginia's 4th congressional district
March 4, 1871 – March 3, 1877
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