Famous watchmakers

Edward Howard

1813 - 1904

Edward Howard

American clockmaker.

Founder, with D.P. Davis, of a pendulum factory in Roxbury.

Key dates


Establishment, with Aaron L. Dennison, and Samuel Curtis, of the future Waltham Watch Company (established at Waltham - USA, in 1954): first watchmaking factory to produce perfectly interchangeable parts of movements. It met with success creating competitively priced watches. Then founded his own watch and clock factory.