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naval officer.

Herbert Seymour Howard, American naval officer. Awarded Cuban Pacification medal, Victory medal (World War I), Jubilee medal (British), Defense Medal, World World War II Medal, Legion of Merit, Secretary of Navy’s Commendation Ribbon; commander Order of British Empire. Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Naval Institute, Institution of Naval Architects (London), Chi Phi.

Background

Howard, Herbert Seymour was born on August 5, 1884 in Buffalo. Son of Clarence Orville and Lucretia Stanley (Barnes) Howard.

Education

Student United States Naval Academy, 1900-1904, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1906-1909, United States Naval War College, 1927-1928.

Career

Became midshipman, 1904. Promoted through grades to rear admiral, January 2, 1941. Assistant naval attache, London, 1932-1935.

Head Design Division, Bureau Ships, Navy Department, 1941-1942. Director David Taylor Model Basin, United States Navy, 1942-1946. Retired, 1946; technical consultant Stevens Institute Technology, from 1946.

Membership

Member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Naval Institute, Institution of Naval Architects (London), Chi Phi. Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington).

Connections

Married Mary Morris McCauley, November 3, 1914. Children: Herbert Seymour, Macauley, Mary Chase.

father:
Clarence Orville Howard

mother:
Lucretia Stanley (Barnes) Howard

spouse:
Mary Morris McCauley

children:
Herbert Seymour Howard

Macauley Howard

Mary Chase Howard