Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949

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Howard, Jonas George

Howard, Jonas George, a Representative from Indiana; born on a farm near New Albany, Floyd County, Ind., May 22, 1825; attended private school, Indiana Asbury College (now De Pauw University), Greencastle, Ind., and Louisville (Ky.) Law School; was graduated from the law department of Indiana University at Bloomington in 1851; was admitted to the bar in 1852 and commenced the practice of law in Jeffersonville, Clark County, Ind.; city attorney of Jeffersonville in 1854, 1865, 1871-1873, and 1877-1879; member of the city council 1859-1863; member of the State house of representatives 1863-1866; presidential elector on the Democratic ticket of Seymour and Blair in 1868, of Tilden and Hendricks in 1876, and of Cleveland and Hendricks in 1884; elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth and Fiftieth Congresses (March 4, 1885-March 3, 1889); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1888; returned to Jeffersonville, Ind., where he resumed the practice of law; also engaged in agricultural pursuits; died in Jeffersonville, Ind., October 5, 1911; interment in Walnut Ridge Cemetery.

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Chicago: U.S. Congress, "Howard, Jonas George," Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949 in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1336 1337. Original Sources, accessed September 30, 2022, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L7RV4KZPZKBMST5.

MLA: U.S. Congress. "Howard, Jonas George." Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, in U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1336, page 1337. Original Sources. 30 Sep. 2022. http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L7RV4KZPZKBMST5.

Harvard: U.S. Congress, 'Howard, Jonas George' in Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949. cited in , U.S. Congress, Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774–1949 (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1950), P.1336, pp.1337. Original Sources, retrieved 30 September 2022, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=L7RV4KZPZKBMST5.