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Harry Clay Howard

Harry Clay Howard, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1955.


  • Howard, Harry Clay was born on May 1, 1929 in Rockwood, Tennessee, United States. Son of Harry Clay and Julia Roe (Cannon) Howard.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Vanderbilt University, 1951. Bachelor of Laws, Emory University, 1955.


    • Senior partner King & Spalding, Atlanta, 1956-1992, retired partner, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1955.


    Member council Emory Law School, 1975-1985, chairman, 1976-1977. Board directors Center Atlanta Progress Inc., 1981-1985, Wesley Woods Geriatric Hospitals, 1987-1993, chairman, 1988-1992. Trustee Wesley Homes Inc., 1961-1993, chairman, 1981-1986.

    Past trustee Oglethorpe University, The Lovett School 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps, 1951-1953. Member American Law Institute, State Bar Georgia, Atlanta Bar Association, Lawyers Club Atlanta, Piedmont Driving Club, Peachtree Golf Club, Highlands Country Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.


    • Married Mary Helen Harrison, June 12, 1951 (deceased December 1997). Children: Helen Howard Porter (deceased), Anne Howard Ames. Married Telside Matthews Strickland, December 15, 1998.
    • father: Harry Clay Howard
    • mother: Julia Roe (Cannon) Howard
    • spouses: Mary Helen Harrison
    • Telside Matthews Strickland
    • children: Helen Howard Porter Howard (deceased)
    • Anne Howard Ames Howard
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