HOWELL, Joseph, (1857 - 1918)


HOWELL, Joseph, a Representative from Utah; born in Brigham City, Boxelder County, Utah, February 17, 1857; moved with his parents to Wellsville, Utah, in 1863; attended the common schools and the University of Utah at Salt Lake City; taught school; engaged in mercantile pursuits; mayor of Wellsville 1882-1884; served in the Territorial house of representatives 1886-1892; regent of the University of Utah 1896-1900; member of the State senate 1896-1900; moved to Logan, Utah, in 1901; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1903-March 3, 1917); was not a candidate for renomination; engaged in banking and the real estate business; died in Logan, Utah, July 18, 1918; interment in the City Cemetery.