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Howley, Frank L., 1903-1993

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Personal name headingHowley, Frank L., 1903-1993
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Variant(s)Howley, Howlin', 1903-1993
Birth date19030203
Death date19930730
Place of birthHampton, N.J.
Place of deathWarrenton, Va.
AffiliationUnited States. Army
New York University
Profession or occupationGenerals College administrators
Found inHowley, Frank L. Your war for peace, c1953: t.p. (Frank L. Howley, Brigadier General, A.U.S., inactive)
LC database 2005-11-18 (hdg.: Howley, Frank L., 1903-)
Wikipedia, September 5, 2013 (Frank L. Howley; Frank Leo "Howlin'" Howley was a United States Army Brigadier General and subsequently an administrator at New York University; Howley served as commandant of the American sector of Berlin after World War II, when the city was broken and in dire need of being restored; he became known as Howlin' Howley because of his interminable and intractable interactions with the Soviets; he was born February 3, 1903 in Hampton, New Jersey; he graduated with a B.S. degree in economics from New York University; in the 1930s Howley formed his own advertising agency based in Philadelphia called Frank L. Howley & Associates; he entered the Officers Reserve Corps in 1932 and was called to active duty in 1940; his first assignment was commanding officer of an Air Corps ground school, and he was promoted to captain; in 1941 Howley chose to pursue the cavalry and was made operations officer of the Cavalry School at Fort Riley, Kansas; later he was made executive officer of the Third Cavalry Mechanized at Camp Gordon, Georgia, and was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel; during World War II, he was made director of the Military Government Officers' Division based in Shrivenham; in Normandy he landed on Omaha Beach on D plus 4 with a mixed American-British unit; he was named Vice Chancellor of New York University, and served in that capacity between 1950 and 1969; he wrote several publications and books, including The Frank L. Howley Papers, 1944-1950 (1950), Berlin Command (1950), Your War for Peace (1953), and Peoples and Policies: A World Travelogue (1959); Howley died on July 30, 1993, in Warrenton, Virginia)
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