Jeremiah B. Howell, U.S. Senator

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Jeremiah Brown Howell

Birthplace: Providence, Providence, RI
Death: Died in Providence, Providence, RI
Immediate Family:

Son of David Howell, Cont. Congress and Mary Rhodes Howell
Husband of Martha Howell
Father of Charles Field Howell; Mary Howell; Mary Brown Howell; Elizabeth Brown Howell; John Brown Howell and 5 others
Brother of Roger Williams Howell and Waitstill Dexter

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About Jeremiah B. Howell, U.S. Senator

Jeremiah Brown Howell (August 28, 1771 – February 5, 1822) was a United States Senator from Rhode Island. Born in Providence, he attended private schools, pursued classical studies and graduated from the College of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations (the former name of Brown University) at Providence in 1789. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1793 and commenced practice in Providence. He was a brigadier general in the State militia, and was elected as a Democratic-Republican to the U.S. Senate, serving from March 4, 1811, to March 4, 1817. He was not a candidate for reelection. While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on Pensions (Fourteenth Congress).

Howell died in Providence in 1822; interment was in North Burial Ground.

Howell's father, David Howell, had been a member of the Continental Congress.

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Jeremiah B. Howell, U.S. Senator's Timeline

August 28, 1771
Providence, Providence, RI
August 11, 1794
Age 22
February 9, 1796
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August 5, 1798
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September 2, 1800
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December 28, 1801
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December 6, 1803
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February 17, 1806
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March 23, 1807
Age 35