He came to Princeton from Penn Charter, where he was involved with student government, dramatics, and the Glee Club. He left Princeton to enter the Navy, where he finished as a lieutenant, junior grade.
Howard’s career was with the Matthey Bishop firm, manufacturer of precious metals and chemicals. He and his wife, Guigui (Margaret), traveled the world as well as the United States.
He is survived by his daughter, Susan Marian. He is buried in the Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, Ore.