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Col John Howell Janeway

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Col John Howell Janeway

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
14 Apr 1911 (aged 81)
Kenilworth, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial
Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID
10524142 View Source

United States Army Officer. After graduating from medical school he joined the Army in 1861. After serving through the Civil War, he was assigned to various posts on the western frontier, and gained a reputation through his studies of prehistoric fossils he found near the posts. He rose to the rank of Colonel, and served as Deputy Surgeon of the United States Army. He was the nephew of Civil War Union General Joshua Blackwood Howell.

United States Army Officer. After graduating from medical school he joined the Army in 1861. After serving through the Civil War, he was assigned to various posts on the western frontier, and gained a reputation through his studies of prehistoric fossils he found near the posts. He rose to the rank of Colonel, and served as Deputy Surgeon of the United States Army. He was the nephew of Civil War Union General Joshua Blackwood Howell.


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  • Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 24 Feb 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10524142
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10524142/john-howell-janeway: accessed ), memorial page for Col John Howell Janeway (12 Aug 1829–14 Apr 1911), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10524142, citing Princeton Cemetery, Princeton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA; Maintained by RPD2 (contributor 309).