First name(s)
John Henry
Surname
Howell
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Assistant Lecturer at the Civil Service Department (1894-[1900]) Ref: *1
  • Senior Master, Strand School (1894-1899) Ref: *2

 

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Caterham Congregational School, Surrey Ref: *2
  • University College of Wales, Aberystwyth Ref: *2
  • King’s College London (Faculty of Science) Ref: *1
  • University College London Ref: *2
  • Federal Polytechnic, Zürich Ref: *2
Qualifications
  • BA (1893)
  • BSc (1:1, Physical Science) Ref: *1 *2
Position(s) held (non King's College London)
  • Assistant Master, Highgate College School,(1891-1892)
  • Assistant Master, Craigmore College, Bristol (1892-1893)
  • Assistant Master, Old Bank School, Aberyswyth
  • Science Master, Auckland Grammar School (1901-)
  • Director of Technical Classes, Christchurch (1906-)
  • Director, Christchurch Techical College (1907-)
  • Director, Wellington Technical College (1919-) Ref: *1 *2
Professional activities
  • First President, Technical Education Association of New Zealand (1922)
  • Teacher’s Representative, Victoria University College Council (1923-1931)
  • Member of The Society of Friends (Quakers) (1906-)
  • Member, Fabian Society (1908)
  • Member, National Peace Council, New Zealand (1911)
  • Quaker’s Education Committee Member (1915-1921)
  • Life Member, Wellington Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (1929-)
  • President, NZ SPCA Ref: *2

Personal details

Date of birth
31 October 1869
Place of birth
Frampton Cotterell, Gloucestershire
Date of death
20 June 1944
Place of death
Wellington, New Zealand
Family details

Parents were William Mends Howell and Harriett Brown. Married Ellen Vickers Wheeler in 1894 (no children). Ref: *2

* References

  1. Secretary’s In-Correspondence, KA/IC/B104, KA/IC/H99, King’s College London Archives
  2. "Howell, John Henry", Terara: THe Encyclopedia of New Zealand. https://www.teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/3h38/howell-john-henry. [Accessed 24 August 2017]

Photograph: John Henry Howell. New Zealand Free Lance : Photographic prints and negatives. Ref: PAColl-6303-44. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22346195

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