List of United States Political Families (H) - The Howells of Michigan and Nebraska

The Howells of Michigan and Nebraska

  • Andrew Howell, Michigan State Senator 1865 1867, Circuit Court Judge in Michigan 1862–1867. Father of Robert B. Howell.
    • Robert B. Howell (1864–1933), Nebraska State Senator 1902–1904, Republican National Committeeman 1912–1924, candidate for Governor of Nebraska 1914, U.S. Senator from Nebraska 1923–1933. Son of Andrew Howell.

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