Vic Howe

Birth Name: Victor Stanley Howe

Date of Birth: November 2, 1929

Place of Birth: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Date of Death: January 31, 2015

Place of Death: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada

*father – English, as well Dutch, distant French and Welsh
*mother – German

Vic Howe was a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He was a right wing, who played for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Vic’s father, Albert Clarence Howe, was born in Wisconsin, U.S., to Canadian parents, from Ontario. Vic’s mother, Katherine “Kate” (Schultz), was a German emigrant, from Stuttgart. Vic’s older brother was professional ice hockey player Gordie Howe. His nephews, Gordie’s sons, are professional ice hockey players Marty Howe and Mark Howe. Vic was married to Jaquie White.

Vic’s paternal grandfather was James Howe (the son of James Howe and Mary Elizabeth Beswick). Vic’s grandfather James was born in Belleville, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada. Vic’s great-grandfather James was born in Nymet Tracey (now part of Bow), Devon, England, the son of William Howe and Elizabeth Heard. Vic’s great-grandmother Elizabeth was also English, and was the daughter of Thomas Beswick and Mary Wain.

Vic’s paternal grandmother was Eliza Jane Garrison (the daughter of Nathan Garrison and Electa Jane Burleigh). Eliza was born in Belleville, Hastings County, Ontario, Canada. Nathan was the son of Gideon Garrison and Hannah Salisbury. Electa was the daughter of Ira Burleigh and Miranda B. Potter.

Vic’s maternal grandfather was named Leonard Schultz.

Vic’s maternal grandmother was named Anna Yuchum/Juchim.

Sources: Genealogy of Vic Howe –

Genealogy of Vic Howe (focusing on his father’s side) –

Marriage record of Vic’s paternal grandparents, James Howe and Eliza Jane Garrison –

Baptismal record of Vic’s paternal great-grandfather, James Howe –

Marriage record of Vic’s paternal great-great-grandparents, William Howe and Elizabeth Heard –

Marriage record of Vic’s paternal great-great-grandparents, Thomas Beswick and Mary Wain –

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