Forest Howland

21 May 1871–13 October 1953 (Age 82)
Pomfret, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Forest

When Forest Howland was born on 21 May 1871, in Pomfret, Windsor, Vermont, United States, his father, Henry C. Howland, was 33 and his mother, Abbie Farr, was 20. He died on 13 October 1953, in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 82.

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Henry C. Howland
Abbie Farr
Frank B. Howland
Forest Howland
Henry Clinton Howland
Kate Eveline Howland
Alonzo Smith Howland

Parents and Siblings

    Henry C. Howland


    Abbie Farr






    Henry Clinton Howland


    Kate Eveline Howland


    Alonzo Smith Howland


World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 1

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Holland 1.2 Americanized form of Norwegian Hovland .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Forest Howland in household of Grace Manley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Forrest S Howland in household of Henry O Howland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Forrest S Howland in household of Henry C Howland, "United States Census, 1880"

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