HOWELL, JEREMIAH BROWN, (son of David Howell), a Senator from Rhode Island; born in Providence, R.I., August 28, 1771; attended
private schools; pursued classical studies and graduated from Brown University, Providence, R.I., in
1789; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1793 and commenced practice in Providence; brigadier
general in the State militia; elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate and
served from March 4, 1811, to March 3, 1817; was not a candidate for reelection; chairman,
Committee on Pensions (Fourteenth Congress); died in Providence, R.I., February 5, 1822;
interment in North Burial Ground.