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Howard, John Dalphin

(born: 1869) 

Howard was born in Shelbyville, KY, the son of John and Delia Belle Board Howard. He was the editor and publisher of the National Domestic Magazine (1896-1898) and in 1912 founded the Indianapolis Ledger, which was published into the 1920s. He also wrote a crime adventure serial published in the Freeman (Indianapolis) newspaper. Howard was married to Anna Marie Everett from Mount Sterling, KY. For more see Who's Who of the Colored Race, 1915.


Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: National domestic magazine (periodical)
NKAA Source: Indianapolis ledger (newspaper)
NKAA Source: The Freeman [Indianapolis Freeman] (newspaper)
NKAA Source: Who's who of the colored race : a general biographical dictionary of men and women of African descent, v.1 (1915)

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“Howard, John Dalphin,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 27, 2021,

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