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Capt James Howard
Birth: Sep. 1, 1814, England
Death: Oct. 14, 1876

Steamboat Builder. Considered by many to be the most successful steamboat builder in American history. Founder of the Howard Shipyards in Jeffersonville, Indiana on the banks of the Ohio River. Steamboats built by Howard included the "James Howard" and the second "Robert E. Lee." Of Civil War Fame: the "Glendy Burke," the "General Buell" and the "Laurel Hill." From monument inscription: "In 1876 James Howard drowned when his buggy rolled backward from a ferry into the river." He was 62 years old. (bio by: Mike Hensley) 
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 26
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mike Hensley
Record added: Apr 04, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10722283
Capt James Howard
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