Poweshiek County

Howard Neff




Howard Neff

Graduated from Brooklyn High School in 1936. Howard enlisted in the infantry in April 1941. He was killed in action, Dec. 5, 1943, while serving with the army in Italy.

Source: Brooklyn High School Yearbook, 1945 (with photo)

Press Honor to War Dead

Thirty-one Iowa newspapermen who died while in the armed services during World War II were honored Friday at the 31st annual convention of the Iowa Press association at Hotel Fort Des Moines.

The casualty list, compiled from reports by publishers to the association and released by Charles A Hacke, association president and publisher of the Sac City Sun:


Pfc. Howard Neff, employed by the Brooklyn Chronicle.

Source: The Des Moines Tribune, May 10, 1946