Chief Howard H. Antles

Chief Howard H. Antles

Chief from 1915 - 1917

Headline: H.H. Antles, Former Police Chief, Dies

Obituary - The Lincoln Star - November 22, 1946

Howard H. Antles, about 65, one-time Lincoln chief of police and former deputy warden of the Nebraska state penitentiary, died Thursday in Los Angeles Cal., according to word received by relatives here.

He served as police chief from May, 1915, to May, 1917, and as deputy warden in 1915. At one time he was secretary of state public welfare. A veteran of the Spanish war, he also served as a major in World War I.

Chief Antles with Sheriff Hyers

After leaving Lincoln he joined the Security National bank of Los Angeles until 1941, where he resigned because of ill health.

He is survived by his wife, Lou, daughter, Mrs. Tom Lewis, a sister, Mrs. H.M. Wsay, Lincoln, and two grandchildren.

Photo (left) of Chief H. H. Antles with Sheriff Gus Hyers - Lincoln, Nebraska.