Howard Fransis Brandt

16 April 1927–12 April 1996 (Age 68)
Washington, United States

The Life of Howard Fransis

When Howard Fransis Brandt was born on 16 April 1927, in Washington, United States, his father, Charles Christian Brandt, was 30 and his mother, Maude May Long, was 19. He lived in Mullan Election Precinct 1, Shoshone, Idaho, United States in 1940 and Spokane, Washington, United States in 1992. He died on 12 April 1996, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States.

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Charles Christian Brandt
Maude May Long
Gilbert G Brandt
Jack James Brandt
Howard Fransis Brandt
Charles Brandt
Beverly Mae Brandt

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 13

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

German:1. topographic name for someone who lived in an area that had been cleared by fire, Middle High German brant (from brennen ‘to burn’). 2. variant of Brand 1.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Howard F Brant in household of Charles C Brant, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Howard Brandt in household of Charles Brandt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Francis Howard Brandt, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"

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