Transcribed from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.


Howe, Edgar Watson, journalist and author, was horn in Wabash county, Ind., May 3, 1854, a son of Henry and Elizabeth (Irwin) Howe. When he was about three years of age the family removed to Bethany, Harrison county, Mo., where the father, a Methodist preacher, published a newspaper of strong abolition sentiments. Edgar served an apprenticeship at the printer's trade in his father's office and in 1868 started out for himself. He visited various cities, working at the case to earn money to pay his way from one place to another, and at the age of eighteen began the publication of the Weekly Globe at Golden, Col. From there he went to Fails City, Neb., where he published a newspaper, and where in 1873 he married Miss Clara L. Frank. In 1877 he located in Atchison, Kan., and established the Daily Globe, which soon came to he widely quoted. Mr. Howe is the author of several works of fiction, the best known of which are, "The Story of a Country Town," "The Mystery of the Locks," and "A Moonlight Boy."

Page 877 from volume I of Kansas: a cyclopedia of state history, embracing events, institutions, industries, counties, cities, towns, prominent persons, etc. ... / with a supplementary volume devoted to selected personal history and reminiscence. Standard Pub. Co. Chicago : 1912. 3 v. in 4. : front., ill., ports.; 28 cm. Vols. I-II edited by Frank W. Blackmar. Transcribed May 2002 by Carolyn Ward.

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