Charles Howard

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Birthday
28, 1877
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jun 6, 1950 (73)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
28, 1877
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Jun 6, 1950 (73)

About

Businessman who rose to prominence in the '20s as one of the greatest Buick salesmen in history, and also became a recognized racehorse owner.

Before Fame

In 1921, he bought Ridgewood Ranch, a 16,000-acre property at Willits in Mendocino County.

Trivia

He became a thoroughbred racehorse owner during the Great Depression.

Family Life

He married Marcella Zabala Howard in 1932, and they had a daughter named Lindsay C. and a son named Frankie, who died at age 15.

Associated With

In 1926, he bought the then-unknown horse Seabiscuit, which was raced by jockey George Woolf .