William Henry Harrison Stowell

William Henry Harrison Stowell ( born July 26, 1840 in Windsor, Vermont, † April 27, 1922 in Amherst, Massachusetts ) was an American politician. Between 1871 and 1877 he represented the state of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


William Stowell attended the public schools in Boston, Massachusetts and the Boston Latin School, where he graduated in 1860. After the Civil War, he moved to Virginia in 1865. In 1869 he became head of the tax authority in the fourth financial district of that State. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Republican Party launched a political career. In the congressional elections of 1870, Stowell was in the fourth electoral district of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of George Booker on March 4, 1871. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1877 three legislative periods. In June 1876 he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Cincinnati, was nominated at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Candidate. In the same year Stowell gave up another Congress candidate.

In 1880 he moved to Appleton, Wisconsin, where he worked in the production of paper. In 1886 he moved to Duluth, Minnesota. In this city he worked in the paper production; He also went into the steel business. Between 1889 and 1895 he served as president of the Manufacturers Bank of West Duluth. He then worked for several years as a newspaper correspondent in the French capital Paris. In 1914 he settled in Amherst, where he died on 27 April 1922.