Howells, William Dean

Life Span
to
Full name
William Dean Howells
Place of Birth
Birth Date Certainty
Exact
Death Date Certainty
Exact
Gender
Male
Race
White
Sectional choice
North
Origins
Free State
No. of Spouses
1
No. of Children
3
Family
William Cooper Howells (father), Mary Dean Howells (mother), Elinor Mead Howells (wife, 1862)
Occupation
Diplomat
Journalist
Writer or Artist
Relation to Slavery
White non-slaveholder
Political Parties
Republican
Government
Lincoln Administration (1861-65)
Diplomat
Chicago Style Entry Link
Howells, William Dean, and John L. Hayes. Lives and Speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin. Columbus, OH: Follett, Foster & Co., 1860. view record
How to Cite This Page: "Howells, William Dean," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, http://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/34463.