John W. Howe (politician)
John W. Howe
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Pennsylvania's 22nd district
March 4, 1849 – March 3, 1853
|Preceded by||John Wilson Farrelly|
|Succeeded by||Thomas Marshall Howe|
|Died||December 1, 1873|
Rochester, New York
|Political party||Free Soil|
Howe was born in Maine in 1801. He studied law and was admitted to the bar. He moved to Smethport, Pennsylvania, and then to Franklin, Pennsylvania, in 1829 and commenced the practice of law. He also served as justice of the peace.
Howe was elected as a Free Soil candidate to the Thirty-first Congress and reelected as a Whig to the Thirty-second Congress. He moved to Meadville, Pennsylvania, and later to Rochester, New York, where he died in 1873. Interment in Greendale Cemetery in Meadville.
- United States Congress. "John W. Howe (id: H000853)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- The Political Graveyard
|U.S. House of Representatives|
John W. Farrelly
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Pennsylvania's 22nd congressional district
1849 - 1853
Thomas M. Howe
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