Blacks @ Dartmouth 1775 to 1950

African Americans @ Dartmouth College 1775-1950

Edward Brinkley Howard

Dartmouth College
Class of 1947
Born
13 Dec 1925, Washington DC
Died
Other Degrees
1949 West Point (B.S.)
School Dartmouth College Class 1947
Born 13 Dec 1925, Washington DC  
Died Other Degrees
1949 West Point (B.S.)

Career summary

West Point graduate and U.S. Army Colonel

Quotes from biographical sources

Col. Edward B. Howard, USA (Ret.) graduated from Dunbar High School, America’s first high school for black students, in 1943. He was a co-valedictorian and Cadet Colonel and Regimental Commander of the Washington High School Cadet Corps. Col. Howard attended Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H., for two years prior to being admitted to West Point with the class of 1949. Col. Howard graduated from West Point in June 1949 and spent a successful career in the U.S. Army Signal Corps before his military retirement. Col. Howard’s grandson, Capt. Scott Bostic, USA, graduated from West Point in the class of 2005.


Norton, Eleanor Holmes. (Dec 7, 2011). Norton Urges D.C. Students to Apply to Service Academies as Two Dunbar Graduates Celebrate 65th Anniversary of Facing off in Army-Navy Game. Retrieved from http://norton.house.gov/media-center/press-releases/norton