HOWARD, Guy Victor, (1879 - 1954)

Senate Years of Service: 1936-1937
Party: Republican

Minnesota Historical Society

HOWARD, Guy Victor, a Senator from Minnesota; born in Minneapolis, Minn., November 28, 1879; attended the public schools, Minneapolis School of Business, and Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.; served as a clerk in the post office in the United States House of Representatives 1897-1901; engaged in the insurance business at Minneapolis in 1901; deputy registrar of motor vehicles for Hennepin County, Minn. 1912-1934; presidential elector on the Republican ticket in 1916; elected on November 3, 1936, as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas D. Schall and served from November 4, 1936, to January 3, 1937; was not a candidate for election for the full term in 1936; resumed the insurance business; died in Minneapolis, Minn., August 20, 1954; interment in Lakewood Cemetery.