Frances I Howe (1917 - 1998)

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Frances I Howe
1917 - 1998
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March 4, 1917
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December 1, 1998
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Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55429
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Frances I Howe was born on March 4, 1917. She died on December 1, 1998 at 81 years old. We know that Frances I Howe had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55429.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Frances I Howe passed away on December 1, 1998 at age 81. She was born on March 4, 1917. We have no information about Frances's family or relationships. We know that Frances I Howe had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota 55429.

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In 1917, in the year that Frances I Howe was born, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1935, when she was 18 years old, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1941, she was 24 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1975, at the age of 58 years old, Frances was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1998, in the year of Frances I Howe's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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