Thomas Carr Howe Jr.

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Thomas Carr Howe Jr. (1904-1994) was director of the California Palace of the Legion of Honor and one of the monuments men involved in the recovery of art looted by the Nazis during the Second World War.[1] Howe died on July 12, 1994, in San Francisco, California, at the age of 89.[2] He graduated from Harvard College.[3]

Selected publications[edit]

  • Salt Mines and Castles: The Discovery and Restitution of Looted European Art. Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1946.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Thomas Carr Howe, Jr. (1904-1994 ). Monuments Men Foundation, 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Thomas Howe, 89, A Museum Director". New York Times. 16 July 1994. Retrieved 10 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Howe, Lt. CDR. Thomas Carr, Jr., USNR | Monuments Men and Women | Monuments Men Foundation".