Biography of Livingston D. Howell

Howell, Livingston D., was born in Bethany, Genesee county, N. Y., February 28, 1853, a son of Leonard and Elizabeth (Wells) Howell, natives of New York and Connecticut respectively, who came to Genesee county at an early day. Mr. Howell's father was a farmer and quarryman and died on the farm now owned by Livingston D. He was a soldier in the late war, served as captain of Co. K, 100th Regiment. and was twice wounded on his right breast. Livingston D. Howell was raised on the old homestead and was educated in the district schools and Le Roy Academy. He has always followed farming and quarrying and owns 200 acres of land with a fine quarry which has been worked for about twenty-five years. He employs on an average forty to fifty men, .the stone being shipped principally to Tonawanda for furnace purposes. Mr. Howell is an enterprising citizen and enjoys the respect of the community. He is a member of the I. O. O. F., and A. O. U. W. He married Elizabeth Wheelock; they have four children: William L., Mabel E., Mary G. and Everet L.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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