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Nichols, Howard Gardner (1871-1896)



  • Existence: 1871 - 1896


Howard Gardner Nichols was born in 1871 in Haverhill, Massachusetts the son of J. Howard Nichols. He graduated from Harvard College in 1893 and began working for the Dwight Manufacturing Company (his father was the treasurer). He was sent to Alabama City, Alabama to oversee the operation of Dwight Manufacturing's first mill there. He was elected Mayor of Alabama City. While overseeing a project, he was injured and died as a result of his injuries in Atalanta, Georgia in 1896.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

J. Howard Nichols papers

Collection Identifier: Mss:766 1856-1905

Personal and professional papers of China trader and textile manufacturing firm treasurer J. Howard Nichols, 1856-1905.