Benjamine Odel Howard

Benjamine Odel Howard

Birth
Palestine, Anderson County, Texas, USA
Death 4 Dec 1970 (aged 66)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Tranquility Crypt D-12
Memorial ID 11060685 · View Source
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Benny "Ben" Howard is well know as the winner of the 1935 Thompson Trophy air race in a aircraft he built. The web has a great deal of information about his early days and his years of producing the DGA series aircraft for both civilian use and after 1940 various military versions. Donald W. Douglas Sr. gave the Eulogy at his funeral.


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  • Created by: Bill Burgess
  • Added: 30 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11060685
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Benjamine Odel Howard (9 Feb 1904–4 Dec 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11060685, citing Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bill Burgess (contributor 46787591) .