Walter Wiley Howe1

Male, #41293, (9 Mar 1922 - 1 Aug 1987)
Father*Charles Wesley Howe (15 Jan 1874 - 16 May 1950)
Mother*Eva Dean (24 Apr 1885 - 15 Nov 1966)
Birth*9 Mar 1922 Walter was born at Pensacola, Escambia Co., Florida, on 9 Mar 1922.2,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Walter and Joseph was listed as a son in Charles Wesley Howe's household on the 1930 Census at Pensacola, Escambia Co., Florida.4 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Florida.2 
Military service*between 1939 and 1959 CWO2 in the US Navy.3 
Photographedcirca 1941 He appeared as a son in a family photograph circa 1941 at Pensacola, Escambia Co., Florida,
Left to Right:
Standing: Francis Marion 'Mack' Howe (son), Walter Wiley Howe (son), Charles Wesley Howe (the patriarch), Joseph 'Russell' Howe (son), Cecil Charles Howe (son)
Seated: Dorothy Dean Ferguson (granddaughter), Eva Dean Howe Ferguson (daughter), Jan Ferguson (granddaughter), Eva Dean Howe (wife of Charles), Elizabeth 'Beth' Howe Traxler (daughter), Anne Traxler (granddaughter), and Bernice Lewis Howe (Mack's wife).5,6
Howes & Deans
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(US Navy.) 
Death of Father16 May 1950 His father Charles Wesley Howe died on 16 May 1950 at Pensacola, Escambia Co., Florida.7 
Death of Mother15 Nov 1966 His mother Eva Dean died on 15 Nov 1966 at Pensacola, Escambia Co., Florida.2 
Death*1 Aug 1987 He died at Haley V. A. Hospital, Tampa, Hillsborough Co., Florida, on 1 Aug 1987 at age 65.2,8 
Burial*1 Aug 1987 His body was interred on 1 Aug 1987 at Barrancas National Cemetery, Pensacola Naval Air Station, Escambia Co., Florida.3 
Biography* Walter joined the Navy during the Depression, and retired in 1958 as Chief Warrant Officer. He serviced and then sold appliances until his retirement. He and Ruth divorced circa 1970 and remarried circa 1986. 

Family 1

Barbara (?)

Family 2

Ruth LaVerne Anderson
ChartsWLC / John Hogg: Descendant Chart (incl. Houghs and Howes)
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. E-mail written 2001-2008 to Warren Culpepper from Walter Wesley Howe (#41308), e-mail address.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  3. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at, 2006.
    Walter W. Howe, 9 Mar 1922 - 1 Aug 1987, Served 7 Jun 1939 to 29 Dec 1959 as CWO2 in the US Navy, Interred 1 Aug 1987 in Barrancas National Cemetery, Section MA, Site 70.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 1, Page 3A/230, Precinct 17; District 29, img 5, Family 61
    214 North Brocetona? St, Pensacola, Escambia Co., FL; Owns Home/$6000, Radio=Y, Farm=N
    Charles W. Howe, Head, M, 56, Md @ 30, AL/AL/Mex, Contractor
    Eva D. Howe, Wife, F, 44, md @ 18, FL/FL/FL
    "Beth" Howe, Daughter, F, 15, S, FL/AL/FL
    Walter W. Howe, Son, M, 8, S, FL/AL/FL
    Joseph R. Howe, Son, M, 5, S, FL/AL/FL.
  5. Warren L. Culpepper (#1942), Former publisher of Culpepper Connections, e-mail address.
  6. E-mail written 2000 to Warren L. Culpepper from Brenda Payne Keel (#38758), Blountstown, FL, (Deceased 2007).
  7. E-mail to Lew Griffin from Ruth Anderson Howe.
  8. Death Certificate.