Guy V. Howard

Guy Victor Howard (November 28, 1879 – August 20, 1954) was an American politician.

Guy Victor Howard
Guy Howard.jpg
United States Senator
from Minnesota
In office
November 4, 1936 – January 3, 1937
Preceded byElmer Austin Benson
Succeeded byErnest Lundeen
Personal details
Born(1879-11-28)November 28, 1879
Minneapolis, Minnesota
DiedAugust 20, 1954(1954-08-20) (aged 74)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Political partyRepublican
Alma materMinnesota School of Business
Georgetown University

Early lifeEdit

Guy Victor Howard was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1879. He attended public schools, Minneapolis School of Business, and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Howard served as a clerk in the post office in the United States House of Representatives from 1897 to 1901. He worked in the insurance business in Minneapolis in 1901, and was a presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1916.

United States SenateEdit

Howard was elected on November 3, 1936 to the United States Senate from Minnesota as a Republican. He was elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas D. Schall and served from November 4, 1936, to January 3, 1937 in the 74th congress. He did not seek election for the full term beginning in 1937.

Later lifeEdit

After the Senate, Howard returned to the insurance business and died in Minneapolis on August 20, 1954. He was interred in Lakewood Cemetery.

External linksEdit

  • Guy V. Howard at Find a Grave
  • United States Congress. "Guy V. Howard (id: H000838)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. Senate
Preceded by
Elmer Austin Benson
U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Minnesota
Served alongside: Henrik Shipstead
Succeeded by
Ernest Lundeen