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George Evan Howell (September 21, 1905 - January 18, 1980) was a U.S. Representative from Illinoismarker.

Born in Marion, Illinoismarker, Howell attended the public schools at Villa Grove, Illinoismarker.He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Commerce and Business Administrationmarker at Urbana in 1927 and from the College of Lawmarker in 1930.He taught school in McHenry County, Illinois, in 1927 and 1928.He served as member of the faculty of the College of Commerce, University of Illinoismarker from 1928 to 1930.He was admitted to the bar in 1930 and commenced practice in Springfield, Ill,.He became a member of the Officers' Reserve Corps in 1933.Referee in bankruptcy, United States District Court, southern division of Illinois from 1937 to 1941.

Howell was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-seventh and to the three succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1941, until his resignation on October 5, 1947.He served as judge of the United States Court of Claims from October 6, 1947, until his resignation on September 30, 1953.He served as chairman of the Illinois Toll Highway Commission 1953-1955.He resumed the practice of law.Resided in Largo, Floridamarker, until his death in Clearwater, Floridamarker, January 18, 1980.Cremated.Entombment in a niche in the Columbarium, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginiamarker.


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