Thomas Y. Howe Jr.
|Member of the U.S.HouseofRepresentatives |
from New York's 25th district
March 4, 1851 –March 3, 1853
|Preceded by||Harmon S. Conger|
|Succeeded by||Edwin B. Morgan|
Thomas Yardley Howe Jr.
|Died||July 15,1860 58–59) (aged|
|Resting place||Fort Hill Cemetery,Auburn,New York,U.S.|
Thomas Yardley Howe Jr. (1801 –July 15,1860) was an American lawyer and politician who served one term as a U.S. Representative from New York from 1851 to 1853.
Born in Auburn,New York,Howe completed preparatory studies,studied law,was admitted to the bar,and practiced in Auburn. 
Howe was also involved in several businesses,including treasurer and a member of the board of directors for the Auburn and Syracuse Railroad,  president of the Lake Ontario,Auburn and New York Railroad,  editor of the Cayuga New Era newspaper,  and trustee of the Auburn Savings Bank. 
A Democrat,Howe served on the board of inspectors for the Auburn State Prison from 1834 to 1838.  He was elected Surrogate Judge of Cayuga County and served from March 18,1836,to April 14,1840. 
Howe was elected to represent New York's 25th District in the Thirty-second Congress,and he served from March 4,1851 to March 3,1853.  He did not run for reelection.
Eschewing a re-election campaign for Congress,he ran instead for Mayor of Auburn. He was elected and served a one-year term,March 1853 to March 1854. 
Howe died in Auburn on July 15,1860,  and was buried at Fort Hill Cemetery in Auburn.  Howe was one of the donors of the land for the cemetery,had been an incorporator of the Fort Hill Cemetery Association,and was secretary of the association's first board of trustees.  
His last name is sometimes spelled "How",which is how it appears on his gravestone. 
Auburn is a city in Cayuga County,New York,United States. Located at the north end of Owasco Lake,one of the Finger Lakes in Central New York,the city had a population of 26,866 at the 2020 census. It is the largest city of Cayuga County,the county seat,and the site of the maximum-security Auburn Correctional Facility,as well as the William H. Seward House Museum and the house of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.
Edwin Denison Morgan was the 21st governor of New York from 1859 to 1862 and served in the United States Senate from 1863 to 1869. He was the first and longest-serving chairman of the Republican National Committee. He was also a Union Army general during the American Civil War.
Theodore Medad Pomeroy was an American businessman and politician from New York who served as the 26th speaker of the United States House of Representatives for one day,from March 3,1869,to March 4,1869,the shortest American speakership term in history. He represented New York's 24th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1861 to 1869. He also served as the mayor of Auburn,New York,from 1875 to 1876,and in the New York State Senate from 1878 to 1879.
David Levy Yulee was an American politician and attorney. Born on the island of St. Thomas,then under British control,he was of Sephardic Jewish ancestry:His father was a Sephardi from Morocco,and his mother,also of Sephardi descent,was born in Sint Eustatius and raised in St. Thomas. The family moved to Florida when he was a child,and he grew up there on their extensive lands. He later served as Florida's territorial delegate to Congress. Yulee was the first person of Jewish ancestry to be elected and serve as a United States senator,serving 1845–1851 and again 1855–1861. He founded the Florida Railroad Company and served as president of several other companies,earning the nickname of "Father of Florida Railroads." In 2000 he was recognized as a "Great Floridian" by the state.
John Taber was an American attorney and New York politician who represented parts of the Finger Lakes and Central New York regions in the United States House of Representatives from 1923 to 1963.
Edwin Barber Morgan was an entrepreneur and politician from the Finger Lakes region of western New York. He was the first president of Wells Fargo &Company,founder of the United States Express Company,and director of American Express Company. He was elected to the United States House of Representatives from New York and served for three terms.
Fort Hill Cemetery is a cemetery located in Auburn,New York,United States. It was incorporated on May 15,1851 under its official name:"Trustees of the Fort Hill Cemetery Association of Auburn". It is known for its headstones of notable people such as former Secretary of State William H. Seward,his son,William H. Seward Jr. and abolitionist and freedom fighter Harriet Tubman. It is built on what was once a fortified village of the Cayuga Nation. The cemetery features a 56 ft (17 m). high limestone obelisk monument to Chief Logan,famed chief of the Haudenosaunee.
Samuel Hurd Walley was a Massachusetts businessman and politician who served as Speaker of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and as a member of the U.S. representative from Massachusetts.
Christopher Morgan was an American attorney and politician from Auburn,New York. He was most notable for his service as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1839 to 1843.
George Oscar Rathbun was an American lawyer and politician who served two terms as a U.S. Representative from New York from 1843 to 1847.
Thomas C. Cornell was an American politician and businessman. During the American Civil War,he was commissioned as a major in the New York Militia. He served two terms in Congress running on the Republican Party line,first from 1867 to 1869,and again from 1881 to 1883.
Ulysses Freeman Doubleday was an American politician who served one term as a U.S. Representative from New York from 1831 to 1833,and from 1835 to 1837.
Fairmount Cemetery in Denver,Colorado,was founded in 1890 and is Denver's second oldest operating cemetery after Riverside Cemetery. It was designed by German landscape architect Reinhard Schuetze. The cemetery was patterned after Mount Auburn Cemetery in Boston. The cemetery is 280 acres. The first year the cemetery opened over 4500 trees and shrubs were planted by Schuetze. The cemetery is the largest arboretum in the state.
William Beach was an American politician from New York.
Augustus Henry Seward was the son of William H. Seward and Frances Adeline Seward. He was a career officer in the United States Army,and attained the rank of brevet Colonel.
George Rich Metcalf was an American publisher,newspaper editor,book author and politician from New York.
Robert Watson Pomeroy was an American businessman and politician from New York.
The 92nd Massachusetts General Court,consisting of the Massachusetts Senate and the Massachusetts House of Representatives,met in 1871 during the governorship of Republican William Claflin. Horace H. Coolidge served as president of the Senate and Harvey Jewell served as speaker of the House.
Benjamin Charles Mead was an American lawyer from New York.
Henry Lee Atherton was a 19th-century American businessman and diplomat. He was responsible for a number of residential developments in vicinity of the Hudson River and Manhattan.