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Thomas Marshall Howe (April 20, 1808 – July 20, 1877) was a Whig member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Thomas M. Howe (father-in-law of James W. Brown) was born in Williamstown, Vermont. He moved with his parents to Bloomfield, Ohio, in 1817. He attended private schools and was graduated from Warren Academy in Warren, Ohio. He moved to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1829. He served as clerk in a wholesale dry-goods establishment. He commenced business for himself in 1833, and served as a cashier and president of the Exchange National Bank of Pittsburgh from 1839 to 1859. He also engaged in copper mining, copper and steel manufacturing, commercial pursuits, and banking.

Howe was elected as a Whig to the Thirty-second and Thirty-third Congresses. He was not a candidate for renomination in 1854. He resumed his former business pursuits, and was a delegate to the 1860 Republican National Convention. He was assistant adjutant general on the staff of Governor Andrew Gregg Curtin and chairman of the Allegheny County committee for recruiting Union soldiers during the American Civil War. He was one of the organizers and first president of the Pittsburgh chamber of commerce. He died in Pittsburgh in 1877. Interment in Allegheny Cemetery.


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