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Howard Doncaster Rowntree

Howard Doncaster Rowntree (1879-1974) was the son of William Stickney Rowntree and Anna Mary Doncaster. He was educated at Bootham School and University College London. He married Nora Sutherland Priestman in 1907. He worked as a draper, house furnisher and china dealer of Scarborough, where he ran the Rowntree department store. He died in the The Retreat aged 94.

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