Byron C Howes - 1833 to 1886

Picture: Howes-Graus House in Hastings MN

The Byron Howes House, also known as the Howes-Graus House, is a historic house in Hastings, Minnesota, United States. The house was built in 1868 in the Italianate style by Byron Howes, an early resident of Hastings. The house was later purchased by Wendel Graus, a businessman involved in hardware and lumber businesses. The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[


Byron Cole Howes moved from Putnam county NY to Hastings MN

While in Minnesota Byron held following Jobs:

Treasurer, Alderman, City Treasurer, School Board President, Bank Cashier,

Bank President of Farmers & Traders Bank,

Later, largest stockholder & Vice-President of German American National Bank of St Paul, where he moved in 1883.



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