Elias Howell

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Elias Howell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Preceded by Robert Mitchell
Succeeded by Alexander Harper
Member of the Ohio Senate
In office
Personal details
Born 1792
New Jersey
Died May, 1844
Newark, Ohio
Political party Anti-Jacksonian

Elias Howell (1792 – May 1844) was a United States Representative from Ohio.

Born in New Jersey in 1792, he attended the public schools and in 1819 moved to Newark, Ohio. He was a member of the Ohio Senate from 1830 to 1832 and was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth United States Congress, serving from March 4, 1835 to March 3, 1837. He was not a candidate for renomination, and died near Newark, Ohio in 1844.[1] Howell's son, James Bruen Howell, was a U.S. Senator from Iowa.


  1. ^ Elias Howell
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert Mitchell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th congressional district

March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Succeeded by
Alexander Harper