William John Howey

Deceased Person

1876 – 1938

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Who was William John Howey?

William John Howey was a Florida real-estate developer, citrus grower and Republican politician. He founded and served as mayor for the town of Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. He developed and sold citrus groves, becoming one of Florida's greatest citrus developers. He opened Florida's first citrus juice plant. He ran twice for governor. A former home near Lake Wales, Florida became the site of Florida's Bok Tower at the Bok Tower Gardens.

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Born
Jan 19, 1876
Died
Jun 7, 1938

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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