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Howell, George

F. M. Leventhal

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34025

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Howell, George (1833–1910), politician and writer, was born on 5 October 1833 in Wrington, Somerset, the eldest of the eight children of Edwin John Howell (1809–1868) and Mary Welsh (1806–1891). He had four brothers and three sisters. Edwin Howell, a mason like his father before him, became a self-employed subcontractor for railway bridges and waterworks in ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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