Clifford Ward Howard

25 May 1903–September 1985 (Age 82)
Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clifford Ward

When Clifford Ward Howard was born on 25 May 1903, in Muskegon, Michigan, United States, his father, Clyde Leo Howard, was 29 and his mother, Ada Weiler, was 15. He married Isabel Beatrice Baird in May 1924, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died in September 1985, at the age of 82, and was buried in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States.

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Clifford Ward Howard
Isabel Beatrice Baird
Marriage: May 1924
Gerald Hudson Howard

Spouse and Children

May 1924
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States


    Gerald Hudson Howard


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 7

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Clifford Howard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clifford W Howard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clifford W Howard in household of Oren Howard, "United States Census, 1910"

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