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 Milford Wriarson Howard

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Milford Wriarson Howard Famous memorial

Birth
Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, USA
Death
28 Dec 1937 (aged 75)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial
Mentone, DeKalb County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID
10904378 View Source

US Congressman, Author. He was elected to represent Alabama's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1895 to 1899. In 1908 he was nominated for President of the United States. He wrote books such as "Peggy Ware" in 1921, and the 1923 work "Bishop of the Ozarks" was made into a silent film with Howard playing the role of the bishop. He interviewed fascist dictator Benito Mussolini in Italy, and the interview changed his political views, causing him to endorse fascism. His last book was "Facism, A Challenge to Democracy", published in 1928. Though he is referred to as a “Colonel,” this was a title applied to lawyers at that time.

US Congressman, Author. He was elected to represent Alabama's 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1895 to 1899. In 1908 he was nominated for President of the United States. He wrote books such as "Peggy Ware" in 1921, and the 1923 work "Bishop of the Ozarks" was made into a silent film with Howard playing the role of the bishop. He interviewed fascist dictator Benito Mussolini in Italy, and the interview changed his political views, causing him to endorse fascism. His last book was "Facism, A Challenge to Democracy", published in 1928. Though he is referred to as a “Colonel,” this was a title applied to lawyers at that time.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
  • Added: 2 May 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 10904378
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10904378/milford-wriarson-howard: accessed ), memorial page for Milford Wriarson Howard (18 Dec 1862–28 Dec 1937), Find a Grave Memorial ID 10904378, citing Howards Chapel Cemetery, Mentone, DeKalb County, Alabama, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.