The Very Rev. Francis B. Sayre, Jr. ‘32, longtime Dean of the National Cathedral (1951-1978) and one of the first recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Award (1962), entered the School in 1925.
On the occasion of her 80th birthday in 1940, Mrs. Atkins received from the citizens of Belmont the following tribute (H.A. Claflin, A New England Family.
In 1930 an article by Dr. Howe entitled “Will vs. Brains as Assets to Education” appeared in the Harvard Alumni Bulletin (Dec. 18, 1930). The main focus of the article, as the title suggests, was on students, but its key message addressed how to develop in them good character and common sense.
Dr. and Mrs. Howe were married in the fall of 1904. Mrs. Howe’s father had died the previous year, and the youngest of her six siblings, William Torrey Barker, Jr., was not yet ten.