Definition of Howard, John in English:

Howard, John

Line breaks: John How¦ard
Pronunciation: /ˈhaʊəd/

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( 1726–90), English philanthropist and prison reformer. His tour of British prisons in 1773 culminated in two Acts of Parliament setting down sanitary standards; his work The State of Prisons in England and Wales (1777) gave further impetus to the movement for improvements in prisons.

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