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Everette B. Howard

Everette Burgess Howard (September 19, 1873 – April 3, 1950) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Oklahoma.

Everette Burgess Howard
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Oklahoma's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1919 – March 3, 1921
Preceded byThomas Alberter Chandler
Succeeded byThomas Alberter Chandler
In office
March 4, 1923 – March 3, 1925
Preceded byThomas Alberter Chandler
Succeeded bySamuel J. Montgomery
In office
March 4, 1927 – March 3, 1929
Preceded bySamuel J. Montgomery
Succeeded byCharles O'Connor
Personal details
BornSeptember 19, 1873 (1873-09-19)
Morgantown, Kentucky
DiedApril 3, 1950 (1950-04-04) (aged 76)
Midland, Texas
Citizenship United States
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Hollis Hope Howard
ChildrenPaxton Howard
Professionnewspaper printer
brick manufacturer
oil producer


Born in Morgantown, Kentucky, Howard was the son of Addison A. and Addie P. Harreld Howard. He attended the public schools, and learned the art of printing and engaged in newspaper work in Kentucky, Oklahoma, and Missouri. He married Hollis Hope in Missouri on December 4, 1895, and they had one son, Paxton.[1]


Howard moved to Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1905 and engaged in the manufacture of brick and in the production of oil and gas. He served as a member of the State board of public affairs from 1911 to 1915, and as State auditor of Oklahoma from 1915 to 1919.[2]

Elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-sixth Congress, as a Representative from Oklahoma, serving from March 4, 1919 to March 3, 1921. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1920 to the Sixty-seventh Congress, he was elected to the Sixty-eighth Congress. and served from March 4, 1923 to March 3, 1925. Not a candidate for renomination in 1924, he was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for United States Senator. He was then elected to the Seventieth Congress as Representative and served from March 4, 1927 to March 3, 1929.[3] He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1928 to the Seventy-first Congress.

Returning to his private business, Howard engaged in the production of oil and gas in Oklahoma and Texas.


Howard died in Midland, Texas, on April 3, 1950. He is interred at Memorial Park, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[4]


  1. ^ "Everette B. Howard". Oklahoma Historical Society. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Everette B. Howard". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Everette B. Howard". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
  4. ^ "Everette B. Howard". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 28 May 2013.

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