Jack Howe
Jack Howe
Jack Howe
● Jack Howe, 1938 (PTP)

born in England

John Robert Howe was born on Thursday, 7th October, 1915, in Hartlepool, County Durham.

The 5' 11 (12st 10lbs) defender temporarily transferred to Donald Turner's Thistle in September, 1943, from his parent club, Derby County.

Aged 27, he made his debut appearance on Saturday, 18th September, 1943, in a 4-0 win at home to Albion Rovers in the Southern League.

There were no goals for Jack during his spell with Thistle.

He played his last game for the club on Saturday, 6th November, 1943, in a 3-1 win at home to Hibernian in the Southern League, having appeared as a Jag on 7 occasions.

His club-list included Wingate United, Hartlepools United, Derby County, Third Lanark, Aberdeen, St Mirren, Partick Thistle and Huddersfield Town.

Jack died on Sunday, 5th April, 1987, in Hartlepool, County Durham, aged 71.


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