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William Earl "Bill" Hower
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1912
Bluffton
Wells County
Indiana, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1979
Ossian
Wells County
Indiana, USA

~~ William Earl "Bill" Hower ~~

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In 1957, Bill Hower started the Hower Tool Company, in Ossian, Indiana. Bill Hower began producing special carbide tooling for companies who required the very best products available. In 1970, Akron Equipment Company purchased Hower Tool and began adding CNC equipment. Today, Hower Tool continues to upgrade their production equipment in order to provide industry-leading, quality machined parts and specialized tools. Our quality control department is fully staffed and utilizes the most modern technology and equipment to guarantee your print specifications are matched precisely.

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Last Name: Hower First Name: William E. Funeral Home:
Date Printed: 1979-08-15 Age: 67 Residence: Ossian
Paper: News Banner Page: 3 Column: 7

1920 United States Federal Census about William E Hower
Name: William E Hower
Age: 7
Birth Year: abt 1913
Birthplace: Indiana
Home in 1920: Bluffton Ward 2, Wells, Indiana
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Earl Hower
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Name: Opal Hower
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Earl Hower 30
Opal Hower 21
William E Hower 7

1930 United States Federal Census about William E Hower
Name: William E Hower
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1913
Birthplace: Indiana
Race: White
Home in 1930: Harrison, Wells, Indiana
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Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Earl Hower
Father's Birthplace: Indiana
Mother's Name: Opal Hower
Mother's Birthplace: Indiana
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Earl Hower 39
Opal Hower 31
William E Hower 17
Victor Stogdill 55

1940 United States Federal Census about William E Hower
Name: William E Hower
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1913
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Indiana
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Son
Home in 1940: Harrison, Wells, Indiana
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Inferred Residence in 1935: Harrison, Wells, Indiana
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 3A
Occupation: Tool Grinder
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: High School, 4th year
Duration of Unemployment: 20
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 40
Income: 1000
Income Other Sources: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Earl W Hower 50
Opal Hower 41
Mary Low Hower 3
Victor Stogdill 65
William E Hower 27
Helen Hower 21
Sally Jo Hower 3/12

NAME: William Hower
SSN: 304-12-9643
LAST RESIDENCE:
46777 Ossian, Wells, Indiana, USA
BORN: 8 Jun 1912
DIED: Aug 1979
STATE (YEAR) SSN ISSUED:
Indiana (Before 1951)

Bill died of lung cancer.

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Family links: 
 Parents:
  Earl Hower (1890 - 1970)
  Jessie Fremont Collins Hower (1893 - 1914)
 
 Spouse:
  Helen D. Donaghy Hower (1918 - 2010)
 
 Children:
  Mickey J. Hower Allen (1945 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Ossian
Wells County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Hoosier Medic
Originally Created by: Glenn
Record added: Nov 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44315535
William Earl Bill Hower
Added by: Glenn
 
William Earl Bill Hower
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RIP Bill
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 Added: May. 28, 2013

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 Added: Aug. 28, 2010
 
 
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