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Gen Benjamin Howland
Birth: Jul. 27, 1755
Tiverton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: May 1, 1821
Tiverton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

US Senator. First engaged in farming, Howland's career in public affairs began in 1801 as collector of taxes in Tiverton, Rhode Island. In 1802 he became town auditor. Howland was elected to the United States Senate in 1804, serving until 1809. He was subsequently elected a member of Rhode Island's State Legislature in 1810. He served as a general in the Rhode Island State Militia during the War of 1812. (bio by: wildgoose) 
 
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 Parents:
  Ruth Brown Devol (1735 - 1805)
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Howland (1755 - 1821)
  Wanton Devol (1762 - 1812)*
  Gilbert Devol (1766 - 1812)*
  Priscilla Devol White (1769 - 1838)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pocasset Hill Cemetery
Tiverton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bobb Edwards
Record added: Feb 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34159665

GOD Bless you General Benjamin Howland and all which do , we pray I say and/or the ones which come herewith to view this too!!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014
GOD Bless you General Benjamin Howland and all which do , we pray I say and/or the ones which come herewith to view this too!!
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014
I light a candle for Gen Benjamin Howland ...
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 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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