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Jack Howell

Biographical information

TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameJackson Zophar "Jack"•Howell
Used nameJack•Howell
Born29 January 1899 in San Francisco, California (USA)
Died25 February 1967 in Los Angeles, California (USA)
Measurements183 cm
AffiliationsOakland Athletic Club
NOC United States


Jack Howell swam the 200 and 400 metre breaststroke events at the 1920 Antwerpen Olympics, placing fourth in both. At the US Olympic Trials he had won the 400 breaststroke, but was later disqualified, and placed second in the 200 breaststroke. Howell represented the Oakland Athletic Club. He eventually worked as a credit manager in a finance company.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1920 Summer Olympics Swimming (Aquatics) USA Jack Howell
200 metres Breaststroke, Men (Olympic) 4
400 metres Breaststroke, Men (Olympic) 4