Howard Nugent

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Howard Nugent
52nd Speaker of the Michigan House of Representatives
In office
January 4, 1939 – July 26, 1946
Preceded byGeorge A. Schroeder
Succeeded byVictor A. Knox
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the Huron County district
In office
January 1, 1951 – May 29, 1952
Preceded byG. Kirk Haley
Succeeded byGeorge Dunn
In office
January 1, 1935 – December 31, 1946
Preceded byElmer B. McDonald
Succeeded byG. Kirk Haley
Personal details
Born(1879-08-22)August 22, 1879
Bad Axe, Michigan
DiedMay 29, 1952(1952-05-29) (aged 72)
Bad Axe, Michigan
Political partyRepublican
ResidenceBad Axe, Michigan

Howard Nugent was a US Republican politician from Michigan who served in the Michigan House of Representatives and was the longest-tenured Speaker in its history. Nugent was a candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Michigan in 1946, losing in the Republican primary to Eugene C. Keyes.[1][2]

Nugent died on May 29, 1952, as a result of heart disease from which he was believed to be recovering.[3]