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Henry Clay Howard

Henry Clay Howard, American diplomat.


  • Howard, Henry Clay was born on November 14, 1860 in Mount Sterling, Kentucky, United States. Son of Henry Clay and Elizabeth Payne (Lewis) Howard.

  • Education

    • Educated private schools. Bachelor of Laws (class president), Columbian (now George Washington University, 1884, Master of Laws, 1885.


    • Admitted to bar, 1885. Practiced at Paris, Kentucky, since 1887. Company judge Bourbon Company, Kentucky, 1894-1898.

      Referee in bankruptcy, 1898-1911. Chairman Republican State Campaign Committee, 1909, 1910. Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Peru, March 4, 1911-September 9, 1913.

      Appointed judge Circuit Court, 14th Judicial District of Kentucky, to fill vacancy, February 1923. Home: Paris, Ky.


    • Married Margaret Helm Clay, January 27, 1897.
    • father: Henry Clay Howard
    • mother: Elizabeth Payne (Lewis) Howard
    • spouse: Margaret Helm Clay
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    Died January 9, 1928
    (aged 67)