John Morgan Howard

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Caricature by Spy published in Vanity Fair in 1881.

John Morgan Howard (abt 1832 – 10 April 1891)[1] was a British judge and Conservative Party politician.

He was called to the bar in 1858, became a QC in 1874, and in 1875 was appointed Recorder of Guildford.[2] He contested the Lambeth constituency as a candidate in 1868, 1874 and 1880,[3] and was finally elected Member of Parliament for Dulwich in the 1885 general election.[1][4]

He resigned from parliament in 1887 on being appointed Judge in the County Court circuit[4] in Cornwall. He died in Torquay.[2]

He married Ann Bowes (1827-), daughter of George and Susanna Bowes, on 24 Feb 1857 at St Philip's Church, Dalston, London and they had one daughter, Ellen Theresa Howard (b. 1858 Islington, London).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House of Commons constituencies beginning with "D" (part 3)". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 2009-04-13. 
  2. ^ a b Obituary, The Times, 11 April 1891.
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 13. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 
  4. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 7. ISBN 0-900178-27-2. 

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18851887
Succeeded by
Sir John Blundell Maple