Bio: Howland, Henry C. (1881)


Surnames: Howland, Sears

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 324

HENRY C. HOWLAND came to Eau Claire in March, 1865, since which time he has been connected with the Eau Claire schools as principal of the East Side High School. He has been President of the Eau Claire Free Library, since its organization in 1875, vice-president of the Eau Claire Savings, Building and Loan Association for the past two years. Mr. Howland was born in Adams, Mass., Jan. 20, 1836, and educated at Shelburne Academy, taking an advanced academic course. He commenced teaching at Gallipolis, Ohio; taught five years there and one in Prairie Seminary at Richland, Kalamazoo Co., Mich., as principal of that institution, and came from there to Eau Claire. He was married, Dec. 29, 1859, in Ashfield, Franklin Co., Mass., to Olive S. Sears, who was born in Goshen, Mass. They have two children, Clarence S. and Jessie M.



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