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Howard, 88, died February 24, 2010, in Hubbard, Oregon. He was born February 17, 1922 and was a member of the Mennonite Church. He was drafted into Civilian Public Service from Hubbard in 1943 and his occupation at the time was listed as "Logger." Howard jumped at North Cascades in 1945 and was a member of the 12-man crew that started up jumper operations at Winthrop after the base was closed at the end of the 1940 season.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: King, Howard Glen (North Cascades 1945)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 335.