Guy Victor Howard
|United States Senator |
November 4, 1936 - January 3, 1937
|Elmer Austin Benson|
|Born||November 28, 1879|
|Died||August 20, 1954 (aged 74)|
|Alma mater||Minnesota School of Business|
Guy Victor Howard was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1879. He attended public schools, Minneapolis School of Business, and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Howard served as a clerk in the post office in the United States House of Representatives from 1897 to 1901. He worked in the insurance business in Minneapolis in 1901, and was a presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1916.
Howard was elected on November 3, 1936 to the United States Senate from Minnesota as a Republican. He was elected to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas D. Schall and served from November 4, 1936, to January 3, 1937 in the 74th congress. He did not seek election for the full term beginning in 1937.
After the Senate, Howard returned to the insurance business and died in Minneapolis on August 20, 1954. He was interred in Lakewood Cemetery.
Elmer Austin Benson
| U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Minnesota
Served alongside: Henrik Shipstead
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