William Bingham Howe

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Captain William Bingham Howe, (11 May, 1883 – 31 December, 1968) served in the United States Navy.

Life & Career

Entered the Navy on 10 May, 1902, being appointed in South Dakota.[1]

As a Midshipman in 1907, Howe served in the gunboat Concord under the command of Commander Clifford Joseph Boush.[2]

Howe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant (Junior Grade)

In early 1912, he was serving in the collier Hannibal.[3]

Howe was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 July, 1913. In early 1915, he was serving in the monitor Cheyenne, supporting the Second Submarine Division.[4]

World War II

Howe was posted in New York City, where he worked in Naval Intelligence.[5]

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
David H. Stuart
Captain of U.S.S. Worden
5 Aug, 1920
Succeeded by
Henry J. Shields


  1. Register of Officers, 1905. p. 103.
  2. Register of Officers, 1907. p. 199.
  3. Register of Officers, 1912. pp. 42, 223.
  4. Register of Officers, 1915. pp. 36, 275.
  5. Contact email from granddaughter Marjorie Howe Wygant Avery dated 20190429.