HOWARD A. MATHER, LT, USN
Howard Mather '46
Date of birth: June 23, 1923
Date of death: August 19, 1953
From the 1946 Lucky Bag:
Howard was lost when the N3N training plane he was piloting crashed "about a mile south of the east end of the Bay bridge" on August 19, 1953. He had a midshipman aboard who escaped with minor injuries.
Unable to find a burial location.
He was survived by his wife, Mary, and son, Tommy, age 6. (Information from October 1953 issue of SHIPMATE.)