Skip to main content

Hector Holbrook “H.H.” Howard, Jr. Collection

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: AM21-015

Form of Material

Items relating to the life of Jackson area physician, Dr. H.H. Howard (1873-1960).


  • Creation: circa 1857-1980

Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the united States (Title 17, United States Code).

Biographical / Historical

Hector Holdbrook Howard, Jr. was born on 30 October 1873, in Carthage, Leake county, Mississippi. His father, Dr. Hector H. Howard, Sr. was born in Vermont and for many years was one of the leading medical practitioners in Leake county. His mother, Susan A. Slaughter, was born in Alabama.

He married Erma Jordan on 25 February 1897, in Leake county, Mississippi. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Beat 4, Hinds county, Mississippi in 1940 and Jackson, Mississippi in 1960. He died on 10 May 1960 at the age of 86, and was buried at Lakewood Memorial Park in Jackson.

His brother, Howard, Louis Holbrook, M. D., established his practice in Hattiesburg.


.25 Cubic Feet : 302A.B15.Bb2

Language of Materials



Given By: Jennifer Brannock

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001