Circumstances of Death
Prohibition Agent Charles Howell and several fellow agents had just completed a still raid in Limestone County, AL. From ambush, a shot rang out and Agent Howell was instantly killed. While a number of individuals were arrested, the person that shot Agent Howell was never identified.
Agent Howell joined the Prohibition Unit on August 15, 1920, with an annual salary of $1,500.
Agent Howell was born in Marion County, AL. He was survived by his wife.