Born: November 22, 1850, Woodstone, New Jersey.
Died: June 29, 1922, Elmer, New Jersey.
Buried: Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Elmer, New Jersey.
Son of Elisha Conover and Elizabeth Van Meter, Howard attended Pennington Seminary, Pennington, New Jersey, and Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He became a Methodist Episcopal minister in 1874, and in his later years, joined the Hymn Writers’ and Composers’ Society in New York City.
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