William B Howard

22 June 1929–21 April 1994 (Age 64)
Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States

The Life of William B

When William B Howard was born on 22 June 1929, in Fairfield, Jefferson, Iowa, United States, his father, Andrew George Howard, was 24 and his mother, Mildred A Rhynas, was 23. He lived in Union Township, Davis, Iowa, United States in 1930 and Union Township, Van Buren, Iowa, United States in 1940. He died on 21 April 1994, in Knoxville, Marion, Iowa, United States, at the age of 64.

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Andrew George Howard
Mildred A Rhynas
William B Howard

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew George Howard


    Mildred A Rhynas




World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1934 · The Grout Museum

Age 5

The museum started as a private collection given to the city by Henry W. Grout. Today it is still a nonprofit educational museum that helps engage students and all people from the surrounding communities.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 18

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Norman personal name Huard, Heward, composed of the Germanic elements hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.2 English: from the Anglo-Scandinavian personal name Hāward, composed of the Old Norse elements ‘high’ + varðr ‘guardian’, ‘warden’.3 English: variant of Ewart 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William B Howard in household of Andrew Howard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William Howard in household of Andrew Howard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Bruce Howard, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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