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Howard Bott

A native of northern Ohio, HOWARD BOTT graduated from a military academy in Tennessee, where he encountered racial segregation, an experience that stayed with him all his life. After high school, Howard enlisted in the army, where he learned Russian at the Defense Language Institute in California and taught radio voice intercept at the Army Security Agency School near Boston. Pleasant memories of California drew him back to settle there after leaving the army. He had careers as a police officer...See more