Howard, Henry Augustus
Age: 19, credited to Windsor, VTVITALS
Birth: 02/18/1845, Windsor, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Ascutney Cemetery, Windsor, VT
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HENRY AugustUS HOWARD, B. S.
Henry A. Howard, son of Ralph and Adelia A. (Weaver) Howard, born in Windsor, Vt., February 18, 1845. He graduated from the Windsor High School in 1861, and Kimball Union Academy in 1862. He entered the University in August, 1862, and graduated B. S. in 1865.
He enlisted in Company G, 60th Massachusetts Infantry, July 19, 1864, with fourteen others from the corps of cadets; and served until November 30, 1864, when the regiment was mustered out of service at Boston, Mass.
He studied law with J. M. Edminster of Windsor, during 1865-66; and in the latter year, he entered the Albany Law School, graduating LL. B. in 1867, having as one of his class mates President William McKinley. He began the practice of his profession in Glens Falls, N. Y., in 1867, where he has since resided. During 1867-68, he was associated with Judge Brown, since that date he has continued the practice alone.
He is a Democrat in politics, and has held several offices ; was district attorney of Warren County, 1875-82. During his incumbency, he secured over one hundred convictions, failing in but one prosecution during the time. He has one of the largest and most valuable law libraries in Northern New York. He is a director of the Merchants National Bank. He is a member of the G. A. R.; the Warren County Veteran Association, serving as president, 1898-99.
He was married October 18, 1875, to Mary E. Robbins of Windsor, Vt., sister of S. E. Robbins, '54.
William A. Ellis, Norwich University, 1819-1911: Her History, Her Graduates, Her Roll of Honor,(Capital City Press, Montpelier, 1911); wartime photograph courtesy of Dave Morin; later photograph from Norwich History.
Contributed by Dave Morin