Personal papers of Howard E. Huntington, Jr., son of Howard Edwards Huntington, and grandson of Henry E. Huntington, with
an emphasis on his military experience in World War II and his interest in avaiation.
Howard E. Huntington, Jr., was the son of Howard Edwards Huntington and grandson of Henry E. Huntington. He was born in Pasadena,
California, in 1913 and attended Andover Academy and Stanford University. At a young age, his father died of cancer and his
mother, Leslie Green Huntington, later married James Brehm. Howard was a licensed pilot and worked for Lockheed Aircraft Corporation
from 1935 to 1937, as well as Southwest Aircraft. In 1939 he was Secretary-Treasurer of Pacific Discount Corporation. He served
with the Royal Air Force in 1941 and 1942, until transferring to the U.S. Army Air Force and the U.S. Naval Reserve. In 1940
he married Lorraine Hopkins, the daughter of another prominent Pasadena family - they had three children: Wendy Lee Osmers;
Howard Edwards Huntington III; and Robert Prentice Huntington. Howard and Lorraine divorced in the 1960s and Howard married
Shirley Hull. He died in Los Angeles in April 1980.
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