Howard Reid Huff – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps

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Courtesy of Michael Bell

Lieutenant Colonel Howard Reid Huff was born September 5, 1899 in Round Oak, Jones County, Georgia. He graduated 12th in the Class of 1922 at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, and entered the United States Marine Corps as a Second Lieutenant.

He served during the late 1920’s and early 1930’s in both Haiti and Nicaragua before joining the 4th Marines in Shanghai, China where he served 2 tours of duty during the early and late 1930’s. He was stationed aboard the USS Sacramento during China patrols.

He returned to the United States in 1940 and was stationed in San Diego finally retiring in 1947 after serving 30 years in the service.

Colonel Huff passed away on October 23, 1969 and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery.

HUFF, HOWARD REID
LT COL   US MARINE CORPS
WORLD WAR I, WORLD WAR II

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 09/05/1899
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/23/1969
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 48  SITE 834
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

HUFF, ELIZABETH J

  • DATE OF BIRTH: 11/07/1915
  • DATE OF DEATH: 04/19/2003
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 48  SITE 834
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
  • WIFE OF HUFF, HOWARD REID LT COL US MARINE CORPS

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