S. T. HOWELL, M. D.
Samuel T. Howell is a native of Gentry county, Missouri, born February 22, 1813. His father, James M. Howell. was
a native of Virginia, and' hips Rachel It. Howell, was born in Kentucky.
Our subject was reared upon a farm and was educated in the common. schools, supplemented by a few terms at the
Camden Point College, of Camden Point, Platte county, Missouri. At the age of twenty four he began the study of
medicine at Albany, Missouri, with Dr. G. W. Stapleton, and in 1866, entered the Missouri, or McDowell, Medical
College, of St. Louis, and graduated at the Jefferson College, of Philadelphia, in 1871, and also graduated with
distinction and honor in the department of surgery under a separate faculty, having made that a special study.
He began the practice of his profession within three miles where he was born. In 1874 he removed to this county
and has been engaged in an active practice ever since, giving special attention to surgery. Dr. Howell is a cousin
to the Hon. John C. Howell, present judge of the Seventeenth Judicial Circuit.
Dr. Howell was married, January 18, 1869, to Miss Julia A. Evans, of Andrew county, Missouri. She was born July
22, 1845. They have four children; namely, Jessie M., born March 7, 1870; William H., born December 23, 1873; Emmet
O., born July 10, 1877; and Samuel T., born May 27, 1880.
The History of Daviess County, Missouri
Birdsall & Dean, Publishers
Kansas City, MO. 1882
Daveiss County, MO
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