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Franklin Delano Howard 

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Joel Amos Howard Sr.
5/12/1909 - 7/29/2000

Florence Josephine Davis
5/12/1915 - 7/19/2002
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Franklin Delano Howard
11/7/1932 - 1/8/1998
(Shown at age 19)
Franklin Delano Howard was born on November 7, 1932 in Blountstown, Florida and died on January 8, 1998 in Tallahassee, Florida. He lived to be 65 years old.

Occupation: Teacher, Assistant Principal, Educator. He was a Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of the Florida Association of School Administrators, United States Power Squadron, Charter member of Apalachee Archaeological Society, Apalachee Bay Yacht Club, Florida League of Middle Schools, Leon High School Crew and a Lifetime member of Gulf Coast Community College Foundation. He was a gifted cartoonist, Who made a cartoon for just about every occasion. He loved to doodle cartoons of his colleagues at office meetings. As a life-long sailor he owned many sailboats, some of them he built. He was always teaching even in this the process of building boats. He would teach kids, his or others, to sail after they had a hand in the building of the vessel. These boat building skills were the feature of a article by the Tallahassee Democrat in 1967. He was truly a man of many talents!
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Census1/1/1935 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 2 yrs old 
page 25, line # 14 - Amos Howard (24), Josephine Howard (19), Delano Howard (3), Amos Howard Jr. (0). Amos was born in AL, all others in FL. Amos completed the 5th grade, Josephine the 8th grade.  
Census1/1/1940 Panama City FL (Bay County) 7 yrs old 
#144 - Amos Howard (age 30), Josephine Howard (25), Franklin D. Howard (7), Amos Howard (5), George B. Howard (2), Sandra J. Howard (1). All were born in FL, except Amos in AL. Street: Laverne Avenue, House Number: 549, Residence in 1935: Same City. They rent their home, value $15. Amos in a mechanic for a motor company. Amos and Josephine finished eighth grade. Franklin has completed first grade.  
Census1/1/1945 Blountstown, precint 1 FL (Calhoun County) 12 yrs old 
J. I. Davis (age 57 ), Florence Davis (50), Stenson Davis(32), Delano Howard (12), Amos Howard Jr.(10) George B. Howard (8), Sandra Joe Howard (6), Ronnie Johnson (4).
next door - Harley Wilds(29), Josephine Wilds(29), Silvia Wilds(2) & Harley Wilds Jr.(0) - All were born in FL, except Harley born in Iowa, he is in the Army and has a 11th gr. education. J.I. has a 2nd gr., Florence a 7th gr., Stenson has a 7th, Delano a 7th gr. and Josephine has a 7th grade education. Amos has a 5th gr. and George has a 2nd gr. education. J. I. is a Policeman.  
Newspaper11/8/1950 Panama City News Herald FL (Bay County) 18 yrs old 
Blountstown News: Mrs. H.C. Flood and children of Jacksonville were the weekend guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Davis. Friends of Delano Howard, who is a student at FSU, in Tallahassee, will regret to learn that he is ill in a hospital there. Mr. and Mrs. Amos..... 
Newspaper11/28/1950 Panama City FL (Bay County) 18 yrs old 
BLOUNTSTOWN -- Mrs. Joe Davis was guest of honor at a birthday dinner Thursday at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Price.  
Newspaper11/8/1951 Panama City FL (Bay County) 19 yrs old 
Mrs. Mattie Bailey is convalescing at her home here after an eye operation performed at Moody Hospital in Dothan, Ala. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Flood and children, of Jacksonville, spent the weekend here with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Davis and family. Delando Howard and Johnnie Holley have enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. They left Monday for San Antonio, Texas. 
Newspaper12/24/1951 Panama City FL (Bay County) 19 yrs old 
BLOUNTSTOWN - Mr. and Mrs. John Marvin Halley, Miss Sandra Halley, Miss Mary Frances Halley and Mrs. Johnny Halley left Saturday for San Antonio, Texas where they will spend the holidays with Johhny Halley and Delando Howard who are stationed at Lackland Air Force Base. 
Marriage3/1/1952 Blountstown FL (Calhoun County) 19 yrs old 
Franklin Delano Howard married Mary Frances Halley - March 1, 1952, Volume: 1364, Certificate: 4243  
Newspaper3/9/1952 Panama City News Herald FL (Bay County) 19 yrs old 
Howard-Halley Wedding Event of Interest to Many Friends -- In a simple but lovely ceremony on March 1, Miss Mary Frances Halley and Pfc. Delano Howard were united in marriage at the home of the bride's parents. Article includes wedding party names and parents. 
Newspaper6/15/1952 Panama City News Herald FL (Bay County) 19 yrs old 
Blountstown Personals -- Mrs. Franklin D. Howard and Amos Howard, Jr., left Tuesday for California where Mrs. Howard will join her husband who is stationed at Travis Air Force Base.  
Other1/1/1971 Okmulgee OK  38 yrs old 
Franklin D. Howard applied for Eastern Muskogee Creek Land payment Docket 21, Through ancestor Elizabeth English Ward, application # 17512  
Other10/27/1971 Muskogee OK  38 yrs old 
Letter from the Muskogee Area Office reads: You have been determined eligible to share in the per capita distribution of Creek Judgement money from Docket 21. 
Other4/19/1983 Muskogee OK  50 yrs old 
Letter from the Muskogee Area Office reads: You have been determined eligible to share in the per capita distribution of Eastern Creek Judgement funds from Docket 275. 
Other1/5/1987 Muskogee OK  54 yrs old 
Letter from the Muskogee Area Office reads: You have been determined eligible to share in the per capita distribution of Eastern Creek Judgement Funds from Docket 272. 
Newspaper6/15/2014 Tallahassee FL (Leon County) 16 yrs after death 
His daughter, Susan Sapronetti, completes the diaorama they started building together and donates it to the museum at St. Marks. On Father's Day this article appeared in the Tallahassee Democrat. 

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25 1957 The Miccosukee Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
30 1962 The Seminole Tribe of Florida is organized under the 1934 US Indian Reorganization Act and recognized by the federal government.
47 1979 The sovereign status of the Seminole Indian Tribe allows it to establish the first gambling establishment in FL. It is a bingo hall located on their Hollywood, FL reservation.
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4 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
6 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
14 1946 The university of Pennsylvania develops the ENIAC computer, containing 18,000 vacuum tubes
15 1947 Researches at Bell Labs invent the first transistor
19 1951 The first color television is introduced in the U.S.
20 1952 The first sex-change surgery was performed to change George Jorgensen into Christine Jorgensen.
25 1957 Sputnik is launched by the Soviets and becomes the first artificial satellite to orbit the earth. It marks the beginning of the great "space race" between the Soviet Union and the U.S.
28 1960 The ruby laser was created by Maiman
30 1962 U.S. astronaut, John Glenn, orbits the earth
33 1965 The first "space walk" was completed by the Soviet Union
39 1971 The first unmanned spacecraft hit Mars and was launched by the Soviet Union
42 1974 Discovery of "Lucy" in Africa, an almost complete hominid skeleton over 3 million years old, only 3 and a half feet tall but having adult teeth, a small brain, walked upright
43 1975 Invention of the CAT scanner (computerized axial tomography)
47 1979 First "test tube baby" from artificial insemination
49 1981 AIDS is identified by scientist; The first reusable space shuttle, Columbia, is sent into space.
54 1986 Moments after liftoff the space shuttle Challenger explodes, killing size astronauts and a New Hampshire teacher.
57 1989 An asteroid comes relatively close to colliding with the earth
58 1990 Hubble Space Telescope launched; optical defect discovered and repaired later in 1993.
62 1994 The world watches comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 (S-L 9) colliding with Jupiter
65 1997 First Pathfinder vehicle lands on Mars and begin sending first photographs of Martin landscape. These are made available on the internet.
66 1998 Construction begins on the International Space Station.
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6 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
7 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
9 1941 NEWS HEADLINES: December 7, 1941 -- Japan launches a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the US officially declares war on Japan the following day. World War II begins for American soldiers.
18 1950 NEWS HEADLINES: On June 25, the Korean War begins and the United Nations officially declaring war on North Korea two days later.
23 1955 NEWS HEADLINES: Rosa Parks refuses to give her seat to a white man on a bus in Montgomery, AL.
28 1960 NEWS HEADLINES: The first birth control pill was approved and made available to the public
31 1963 NEWS HEADLINES: On November 22, President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald.
37 1969 NEWS HEADLINES: In July, the U.S. becomes the first nation to land astronauts on the moon. Neil Armstrong becomes the first man to step on the lunar surface.
38 1970 NEWS HEADLINES: U.S. forces invade Cambodia and the Vietnam War continues to escalate. Janis Joplin and Jimi Hendrix die of drug overdoses. Four Kent State University students are killed during a Vietnam War protest.
45 1977 NEWS HEADLINES: Star Wars is released and becomes the biggest ticket selling movie of all time.
52 1984 NEWS HEADLINES: The first Macintosh computer with a mouse is launched and begins the computer age as it is shortly followed by the first PC and Microsoft.
60 1992 NEWS HEADLINES: The "World Wide Web" (Internet) became available for home use through college and university sponsored "freenets".
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1 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
2 1934 Farm families must leave the dust bowl-stricken Great Plains areas. The dust bowl includes areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arkansas. Radio picks up the "Okie" songs. In all, 400,000 people leave the Great Plains.
2 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
3 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
7 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
11 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
12 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
13 1945 President Roosevelt dies; The United Nations is established; the first atomic bomb is dropped on Hiroshima.
22 1954 The nationally televised McCarthy hearings lead to Senator Joseph McCarthy's downfall; Segregation by race in schools is declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court; Congress adds the words "under God" to the Pledge of Allegiance and requires "In God We Trust" to appear on all American currency.
30 1962 The Cuban missile crisis escalates and Americans prepare for a Nuclear War with Fidel Castro in Cuba.
34 1966 The Black Panther party is founded.
35 1967 Martin Luther King leads an anti Vietnam protest in New York; The American Indian Movement is founded; Robert Kennedy and Martin Luther King are assassinated; Three Apollo astronauts are killed in a fire on the launch pad.
39 1971 Charles Manson is found guilt of murder.
40 1972 Break-in at the Democratic headquarters sets of the Watergate Scandal.
41 1973 The Vietnam War peace pacts were signed in Paris and the last of the American forces finally leave Vietnam.
45 1977 Jimmy Carter, a Democrat from GA, is elected president.
49 1981 Ronald Reagan is elected president. He will serve two terms. (Republican)
55 1987 January 24 - approximately 20,000 protesters march through Cummings, Georgia in all White Forsyth County.
55 1987 President Reagan and Soviet leader Gorbachev meet in Washington and sign an agreement calling for the dismantling of all Soviet and US missiles.
57 1989 George Bush is elected president. (Republican)
61 1993 Bill Clinton is elected president. He will serve two terms. (Democrat)
62 1994 O.J. Simpson is chased down by police and later his trial is telecast for the world to watch.
65 1997 A robust economy creates the longest prosperity in U.S. history.
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6 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
7 1939 Hitler takes over all of Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 1st, Germany invades Poland. On Sept. 3rd, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany. World War II has begun.
13 1945 World War II ends with a Japanese delegation signing instrument of surrender aboard battleship Missouri in Tokyo Bay.
57 1989 The Berlin Wall falls uniting communist East Germany and capitalistic West Germany
58 1990 Iraq (Sadam Hussein) invades Kuwait causing the U.N. to impose sanctions. This leads to the Gulf War.
60 1992 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is formed.
61 1993 South Africa accepts racial equality.
64 1996 Pope John Paul II affirmed evolution by natural selection
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