|Birth: ||Jun. 9, 1878|
|Death: ||Apr. 23, 1929|
Daniel Howland, son of Richard Greene and Isabelle (Allen) Howland, was born in Hope, town of Scituate, R.I., June 9, 1878. After full preparation in Mowry & Goff's English and Classical School, he entered Brown University, whence he was graduated A. B., class of 1900, his sister, Alice Merrill Howland, a graduate of Vassar College, class of 1896. Daniel Howland began his business career in the employ of the Hope Company, continuing for three years. Owing to ill health, he was obliged to abandon his occupation, and he spent the following three years at Saranac Lake, N. Y., there fully recuperating.
Upon his return to Hope, R.I., he became a member of the Town Council of Scituate, also town treasurer. In 1913 he moved to the Howland homestead, near East Greenwich, where he conducted general farming operations. In 1915-16 he was again at Saranac Lake, returning to East Greenwich in the fall of 1916, resuming his farming operations, and so continues to the present time (1919). He then built and completed a modern residence, in Colonial style, which is located on a commanding site on the property. He concentrates all his energy an the development of his splendid farm, and employs scientific methods only.
He serves in the capacity of president of the East Greenwich Farmers' Corporation, president of the Southern Rhode Island Farm Bureau, and director of the Phenix Trust Company, Hope Webbing Company, and Natural Carbonic Gas Company of Newark, N. J. He is a member of Hope Club, Providence, and Alpha Delta Phi Club, of New York. In 1910, Mr. Howland enlisted in Battery A, Rhode Island National Guard, and resigned as first lieutenant, Field Artillery, in October, 1915, He held a commission of first lieutenant of infantry in the Rhode Island State Guard during the war, and until it was mustered out. Mr. Howland married, May 10, 1913, Katharine Stanley Jewett, of New York City, and they are the parents of Daniel, born June 11, 1915, and Katharine Stanley, born Dec. 6, 1918. (from History of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations: Biographical; NY: The American Historical Society, Inc. 1920)
Richard Greene Howland (1840 - 1907)
Isabella J. Allen Howland (1843 - 1884)
Katharine Stanley Jewett Howland
Daniel Howland (1915 - 2003)*
Katharine Howland Aldrich (1918 - 2006)*
Richard A. Howland (1869 - 1872)*
Anna Howland (1871 - 1878)*
Alice Merrill Howland (1874 - 1968)*
Daniel Howland (1878 - 1929)
Abigail Susan Howland (1882 - 1882)*
1st Lieutenant, Light Battery A. Field Artillery, Rhode Island National Guard, December 20, 1910-October 1, 1915. State Guard until its demobilization, June 28, 1918-June 1, 1920.
Daniel Howland Lot
Rhode Island, USA
Created by: Jen Snoots
Record added: Jan 12, 2007
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