HOWELL, Jeremiah Brown, (son of David Howell), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., August 28, 1771; attended private schools; pursued classical studies and graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in 1789; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1793 and commenced practice in Providence; brigadier general in the State militia; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1811, to March 3, 1817; was not a candidate for reelection; chairman, Committee on Pensions (Fourteenth Congress); died in Providence, R.I., February 5, 1822; interment in North Burial Ground.
Father: David HOWELL b: 1 JAN 1746/47 in Morristown, Morris Co., NJ
Mother: Mary Rhodes BROWN b: 28 JUL 1740 in Providence Co., RI
Marriage 1 Martha BROWN b: 5 SEP 1772 in Providence, Providence Co., RI
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