Hazel Howell was born Hazel Breslin 28th July 1891.
She passed away at Waverly Hills Tuberculosis Sanatorium on 18th July 1919. She had been a patient
for 3 years. Hazel is buried in St. Paris, Ohio under her maiden name of Breslin.
Hazel was the wife of Frederick Morton Howell and mother of Robert Breslin Howell. Hazel and Frederick
were divorced at some point before Hazel became very ill. During her illness, her son Robert went to live with his paternal
grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Morton Howell and was eventually raised by this kind couple in Egypt.
Dr. Howell was the first U.S. Ambassador to Egypt during the administration of President Warren
G. Harding. Dr. Howell and his daughter, Lorena Howell Turner, were the first two diplomats from America to enter
King Tut's tomb as special guests of Howard Carter.