Elias Howell

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Elias Howell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th district
In office
March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Preceded by Robert Mitchell
Succeeded by Alexander Harper
Personal details
Born 1792
New Jersey
Died May, 1844
Newark, Ohio
Political party Anti-Jacksonian

Elias Howell (1792 – May 1844) was a United States Representative from Ohio.

Born in New Jersey in 1792, he attended the public schools and in 1819 moved to Newark, Ohio. He was a member of the Ohio Senate from 1830 to 1832 and was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth United States Congress, serving from March 4, 1835 to March 3, 1837. He was not a candidate for renomination, and died near Newark, Ohio in 1844.[1] Howell's son, James Bruen Howell, was a U.S. Senator from Iowa.


  1. Elias Howell
United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
Robert Mitchell
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 12th congressional district

March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1837
Succeeded by
Alexander Harper