30 September 1874 – ??
Born: Glencoe, Illinois.
Occupation: Biologist. Malacologist. Teacher, Englewood School, 1899-1900. Assistant in Zoology, Harvard, 1902-1904. Prof. of Biology, Westminster College, Pennsylvania, 1906-1908. Assistant Prof. Zoology, University of Washington, 1908-1911. Prof. University of California, 1922-1925. Board of Directors, Puget Sound Marine Station, 1909.
Education: B.S., Amherst College, 1898; M.S., Northwestern University, 1901; Ph.D., Harvard University, 1906.
Societies / Service: AMU. Western Society of Naturalists. Conchological Club of Southern California, President, 1951-52.
Research Interests: Unionidae.
Data from: Abbott, R.T., and M.E. Young (eds.). 1973. American Malacologists: A national register of professional and amateur malacologists and private shell collectors and biographies of early American mollusk workers born between 1618 and 1900. American Malacologists, Falls Church, Virginia. Consolidated/Drake Press, Philadelphia. 494 pp.
Coker, R.E., A.F. Shira, H.W. Clark, and A.D. Howard. 1921. Natural history and propagation of fresh-water mussels. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries. [Issued separately as U.S. Bureau of Fisheries Document 893]. 37(1919-20):75-181 + 17 plates.
Howard, A.D. 1913. The catfish as a host for fresh-water mussels. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 42(?):65-70.
Howard, A.D. 1914. Experiments in propagation of fresh-water mussels of the Quadrula group. Report of the U.S. Commissioner of Fisheries for 1913. Appendix 4:1-52 + 6 plates. [Issued separately as U.S. Bureau of Fisheries Document No. 801].
Howard, A.D. 1914. A second case of metamorphosis without parasitism in the Unionidae. Science 40(1027):353-355.
Howard, A.D. 1914. Some cases of narrowly restricted parasitism among commercial species of fresh water mussels. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 44(1):41-44.
Howard, A.D. 1914. A new record in rearing fresh-water pearl mussels. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 44(1):45-47.
Howard, A.D. 1915. Some exceptional cases of breeding among the Unionidae. Nautilus 29(1):4-11.
Howard, A.D. 1917. A second generation of artificially reared fresh-water mussels. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 46(2):89-92.
Howard, A.D. 1917. An artificial infection with glochidia on the river herring. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 46(2):93-100.
Howard, A.D. 1922. Experiments in the culture of fresh-water mussels. Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries. [Issued separately as U.S. Bureau of Fisheries Document 916]. 38:63-89.
Howard, A.D. 1951. A river mussel parasitic on a salamander. Natural History Miscellanea 77:1-6.
Howard, A.D. 1953. Some viviparus pelecypod mollusks. Wasmann Journal of Biology 11(?):233-240.
Howard, A.D., and B.J. Anson. 1922. Phases in the parasitism of the Unionidae. Journal of Parasitology 9(2):68-82 + 2 plates.