Biography of Abraham H. Howland
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Howland, Abraham H., son of Holder and Caroline (Sampson) Howland, was born in North Dartmouth, February 15, 1847. His father was a mason, and after he had attended the district schools of the neighborhood for a short time he began to learn that trade, which he followed for about twelve years and then went to Newark. N. J., and engaged in the broom making business, which he continued successfully for six years. and in 1867 sold out and came to New Bedford. At this time he entered the employ of Herbert B. Hicks, a soda manufacturer, and for eight years was manager of the plant on Acushnet avenue, which he now owns, having purchased the business from Mr. Hicks in October, 1895. Mr. Howland has control of a large trade and his products are steadily gaining in reputation. He is a member of Vesta Lodge of Odd Fellows, and by virtue of his integrity and generous nature has won many friends in the community. He is unmarried.

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Bristol County, Massachusetts
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The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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