Frances Humphrey Howard (1914-2002)

slideshow: first/prev/next/last = h/j/k/l -- start/stop = space -- fade on/off = f



From the memorial service in Washington, DC:

From the memorial service in Minneapolis, MN:

From the La Gesse Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York, NY:

Citizen Frances, the movie:

This wonderful 11-minute movie was produced by Tim White at the National Library of Medecine in 1999 for Frances's 85th Birthday. It is available in Quicktime and Windows Media formats (instructions below). Note that there is ~10 seconds of blank, silent lead time at the beginning of the movie.


Click here (web install) or here (stand-alone install) to download a free Quicktime player, if you don't already have one.

Windows Media:




The family suggests that expressions of sympathy and memorials be sent to:

Frances Humphrey Howard Endowment
Hubert Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Contact Information:

William Howard can be contacted at (952) 926-2843 and at
Anne Howard-Tristani can be contacted in Washington at (202) 342-8177, on her cell phone at (787) 366-1770, and at

If you have photos or reminscences that you would like to contribute to this web page, please email Andrew Howard at

This page created by Andrew Howard