Paul L. Howard

born: 20 September 1895
Steubenville, Ohio,
United States of America
died: 18 February 1980
Los Angeles County, California,
United States of America
(age 84)

Black American jazz musician, nicknamed "Ox Blood." He played saxophone and clarinet.
Real name: Paul Leroy Howard
Height: 5'4"
Films listed on this page: complete Hal Roach filmography.


Lonesome Luke On Tin Can Alley
Jazz musician

Acknowledgements & sources:
The Harold Lloyd Encyclopedia by Annette D'Agostino Lloyd (book) (birth record) (birth record) (birth record) (1900 Census) (1914 marriage) (1914 marriage) (1914 marriage) (WWI draft reg. card) (1920 Census) (1930 Census) (1940 Census)
Paul Leroy Howard, "U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942" ( (CA Death Index) (Social Security Death Index) (California Eagle, 30 Nov 1918) (The Red Hot Jazz Archive, The Syncopated Times) (Vintage Conn Saxophone Corner, Facebook; photo source) (Swing FM 101.2, French webpage) (translated) (AllMusic) (Wikipedia)
Jesse Brisson (research and information)
Jim Jarvis (height)

This page was last updated on: 17 October 2021