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 Charles Wilbur Howard

Charles Wilbur Howard

Colby, Thomas County, Kansas, USA
Death 3 Jul 1971 (aged 77)
Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska, USA
Burial Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon, USA
Plot Sec 123, Lot 60, Grave 3
Memorial ID 100098632 · View Source
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Retired Lewis & Clark College administrator Dr. Charles W. Howard, 77, of 2363 NE 56th Ave. died Saturday while on a trip to Lincoln, Neb. for a family reunion. Funeral services are pending.

Dr. Howard had been on the staff at Lewis & Clark for 23 years before retiring in 1967. He served as dean of faculty, dean of students, vice president, director of dormitories, admissions counselor and director of trusts.
He was a graduate of Kansas State University and Stanford.

He was born in Colby, Kan., March 28, 1894. His first teaching assignment, of a career spanning 55 years, was in a Kansas one-room school in 1912. Before joining Lewis & Clark, he was a professor of psychology and education, as well as placement director for Whitman College, Walla Walla, Wash.

He was active in educational organizations, including the Commission on Accreditation of Colleges and Universities, the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools, Academic Deans of Presbyterian Related Colleges, Northwest Conference on Higher Education, Northwest Association of College Personnel Officers. He also was a member of Pi Kappa Delta, the Kiwanis Club and the Methodist Church. He was Kiwanis governor for the Northwest District in 1944.

A Lewis & Clark dormitory was named for him in 1960.

He is survived by his wife, Ella Mae; sons, Dr. Robert Howard of Arcadia, Calif., and Dr. Harold Howard of Tucson, Ariz.; sisters, Agnes Leeson of Lindrith N.M., and Angie Miller of Phoenix, Ariz.; and eight grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held later in Rose City United Methodist Church, where Dr. Howard had been a member for many years.

[The Oregonian, July 6, 1971, page 39]

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