Edward Bell Howatt

1891–1958 (Age 66)
California, United States

The Life of Edward Bell

Edward Bell Howatt was born on 31 October 1891, in California, United States as the son of Catherine Heigel. He married Helen Margaret Kenney in 1913, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 21 February 1958, in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in San Mateo, California, United States.

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Edward Bell Howatt
Helen Margaret Kenney
Marriage: 1913
Barbara Helen Howatt

Spouse & Children

San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States


  • Barbara Helen Howatt


Parents & Siblings

  • Catherine Heigel




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 15

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 18

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Hewitt 1.

Possible Related Names

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

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  • Edward Bell Howatt (1891-1958); courtesy of www.findagrave.com

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