Edward Lee Howard

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard Full Name: Edward Lee Howard
Nationality:

American

Profession: Alleged Soviet Spy
Why Famous: CIA case officer who defected to the Soviet Union after allegedly giving away CIA secrets during the Cold War.

Born: October 27, 1951
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: , United States

Died: July 12, 2002 (aged 50)
Cause of Death: Broken neck

Historical Events in the Life of Edward Lee Howard

  • 1985-08-01 Russian KGB officer Vitaly Yurchenko defects to the US in Rome, naming Americans Ronald Pelton and Edward Lee Howard as KGB agents
  • 1985-09-21 American CIA case officer Edward Lee Howard flees to Russia after being identified as a KGB agent

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