From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Howard Clark '43

Date of birth: January 5, 1920

Date of death: January 14, 1953

Age: 33

Lucky Bag

From the 1943 Lucky Bag:


1943 Clark 1.jpg

From Aircraft Wrecks in the Moutnains and Deserts of the American West:

Howard Emerson Clark was killed in the crash of Douglas AD-4N Bu No 126977 on 1/14/53 in the rugged San Jacinto Mnts. east of Hemet, CA. LCDR. Clark was a Naval Academy graduate and a highly decorated submariner during WWII. He earned is Gold Wings in 1947 and continued to serve his country with distinction until his death. (Photo courtesy Howard. W. Clark)

He is buried in California.

Class of 1943

Howard is one of 83 members of the Class of 1943 on Virtual Memorial Hall.