Philip Howe

Philip Buckley Howe (1944 - 2017)

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Mr. Philip Buckley Howe
Born in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshiremap
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Died in Manchester, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 5 Jun 2011 | Last significant change: 17 Nov 2018
05:39: David James edited the Biography for Philip Buckley Howe (1944-2017). [Thank David for this]
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Category: WikiTree Arborists Category: Hampton, New Hampshire Category: Hampton Falls, New Hampshire Category: Seabrook, New Hampshire Category: South Hampton, New Hampshire Category: Kensington, New Hampshire Category: Howe Name Study Category: Shaw Name Study

Philip Howe was a wonderful member of our WikiTree community who has passed away. Philip Howe made many contributions and will be missed.


AMHERST - Buck Howe, 73, died May 25 [2017] as the result of injuries sustained in a car accident. He was the husband of Ann Gouvalaris Howe of Amherst and son of the late Philip and Mary Howe of Hampton.

Buck was raised in Hampton and graduated from local schools. He was a Transportation Officer in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era. He later graduated from Boston University with a BS in Communications. For the last 33 years, he called Amherst his home but his heart always resided at "Camp" on Lovell Lake in Sanbornville. His family has had a cottage on the lake since 1929.

During his early years, Buck was a newspaper reporter and editor on the NH Seacoast. As a freelance photographer, Buck worked for a variety of Fortune 100 companies and had a photo published in Life magazine. He later transitioned to high tech marketing and public relations for the Digital Equipment Corporation and other well-known companies.

Professionally, he was most proud of his 10 years as an adjunct professor of business at the University of New Hampshire (Whittemore School of Business and Economics and the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics). He retired in 2017.

His affection for Lovell Lake had no bounds. For many years, he competed enthusiastically in the Sunfish sailboat races. His fishing prowess was well-known and he was a familiar figure trolling on the lake in his pontoon boat and taking photos of the wildlife and scenery. He authored a children's book, The Adventures of Louie the Little Loon of Lovell Lake, that included his photos of loon parents raising their chick.

Besides his wife, Buck is survived by his son, Philip T. Howe of Davenport, FL; a sister-in-law, Maria White of Merrimack; a nephew, Matthew Bland of Germantown, MD; and cousins scattered throughout the country.

A tax-deductible donation in Buck's memory may be made to the Lovell Lake Association, PO Box 232, Sanbornville, NH.

The family will celebrate Buck's life at a future date.

The Cremation Society of New Hampshire is assisting Buck's family [1]


A DNA relationship is confirmed by a GEDmatch test match between Philip Buckley Howe, GEDmatch Kit A271485, and his 7th cousin, once removed, David James, GEDmatch Kit T151295. Their MRCAs are Samuel Batchelder and Elizabeth Davis. Estimated number of generations to MRCA = 4.9, based on sharing 16.0 cM across 1 matching segments.



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On 14 Jun 2018 at 18:03 GMT Janine Barber wrote:

Phillip, You were accurate regarding the information for Caleb Towle, Towle-34. Family Search has both his birth in 1666 and his death as an infant in 1667. Thank you!

On 11 Apr 2017 at 00:39 GMT Vic Watt wrote:


Do you mind if I remove USA or United States from some of your Smith profiles where it is too early for the USA? They are showing up on the error list. Vic

On 22 Nov 2016 at 04:53 GMT S (Hill) Willson wrote:

Thank you for adding me to Robert Smart's trusted list.

On 4 Oct 2016 at 00:18 GMT Rodney Rarick wrote:

Hi Phillip,

We are 11th William Tilton.

On 17 Aug 2016 at 17:35 GMT Elizabeth (Shaw) Joslin wrote:

hi cuz,12th that is with 27 common ancesters.welcome to the family.hagd. elizabeth shaw joslin

On 10 Jul 2016 at 01:48 GMT Maryann (Thompson) Hurt wrote:

Hi Philip

You have a big long string of red categories on your profile. Can I help sort that out? The string needs to be replaced with categories added separately. Categories that WikiTree currently has that match info in your string are:

[[Category: WikiTree Arborists]] [[Category: Hampton, New Hampshire]] [[Category: Hampton Falls, New Hampshire]] [[Category: Seabrook, New Hampshire]] [[Category: South Hampton, New Hampshire]] [[Category: Kensington, New Hampshire]] [[Category: Howe Name Study]] [[Category: Shaw Name Study]]

Replace the string with the categories to which you want to add your profile. You can add the other info to your profile as text.

Thanks for using WikiTree's categories,


On 28 May 2016 at 14:18 GMT S (Hill) Willson wrote:

Thank you for adding me to Aaron Sleeper's trusted list.

On 14 Feb 2016 at 20:42 GMT S (Hill) Willson wrote:

Thank you for adding me to Ephraim Davis' trusted list.

On 31 Jan 2016 at 20:47 GMT S (Hill) Willson wrote:

Thank you for adding me to John Davis' trusted list.

On 27 Sep 2015 at 15:19 GMT S (Hill) Willson wrote:

Thank you for adding me to Joseph Sanborn's trusted list.

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