Hugh Howard (1761–1840)

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Hugh Howard (27 January 1761 – 3 November 1840), styled The Honourable from 1776, was an Anglo-Irish politician.

Howard was the youngest son of Ralph Howard, 1st Viscount Wicklow and Alice Howard, 1st Countess of Wicklow. He was elected to the Irish House of Commons as the Member of Parliament for St Johnstown in 1790, and held the seat until its disenfranchisement following the Acts of Union 1800.[1]


  1. ^ E. M. Johnston-Liik, MPs in Dublin: Companion to History of the Irish Parliament, 1692-1800 (Ulster Historical Foundation, 2006), p.97 (Retrieved 26 May 2016).
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Hon. Robert Howard
Hon. William Forward-Howard
Member of Parliament for St Johnstown
With: Hon. William Forward-Howard
Succeeded by
Constituency disenfranchised