Biography of Charles W. Howland
Bristol County, MA Biographies

Howland, Charles Warren, assessor and merchant of South Dartmouth, was born in that village March 25, 1860, a son of Daniel, jr., and Betsey R. (Nickerson) Howland. He attended the public schools of his native village and the Friends' School at Providence, R. I., and after completing his education engaged in farming successfully until 1890. At that time he established his present coal and farming implement business on the South Wharf in the village of South Dartmouth, and although he started on a small scale the business is now one of considerable magnitude. Mr. Howland is a member of Eureka Lodge, F. & A. M., of New Bedford; Adoniram R. A. Chapter; Sutton Commandery, K. T., No. 16; and Aleppo Temple. He has been town assessor for the past seven years, two as chairman of the board; and selectman for six years, one as chairman. He is also town inspector of cattle. Mr. Howland has been twice married; his first wife was Ada Day, and of their union is one daughter, Lucy W. In November, 1886, he married Maria B., daughter of Charles S. and Cornelia (Tripp) Sherman. and of this union one daughter has been born, Ada Day.

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A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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