|Muriel Humphrey Brown - Hubert Humphrey's Widow||JBFranck99||9/21/98 12:00 AM|
Subj: Hubert Humphrey's Widow Dies
Date: 9/20/98 9:55:04 PM Eastern Daylight Time
From: AOL News
Hubert Humphrey's Widow Dies
.c The Associated Press
By ROCHELLE OLSON
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- Muriel Humphrey Brown, who overcame shyness to become
Mrs. Brown died of natural causes at Abbott Northwestern Memorial Hospital in
Mrs. Brown rarely appeared in public in recent years but was by the side of her
``Hubert would have been proud,'' Mrs. Brown said to a cheering crowd shortly
Former Vice President Walter Mondale, who was her late husband's protege and
``Together they helped change this country to a better, fairer, more decent
As widow of the state's most popular politician, she became the only woman to
She did not seek election that fall, leaving the Senate after nine months.
She was the 12th woman to serve in the Senate and the fifth to take a seat
``It's the most challenging thing I've ever done in my whole life,'' she said.
Like her husband, she championed social programs and labor issues. She went
Mrs. Brown was born Muriel Fay Buck on Feb. 20, 1912, in Huron, S.D. She met
Mrs. Brown, who once said she was afraid to address her own women's club,
In Minnesota, the Humphreys lived on a lake just outside Waverly. It was there
A year later, she married Max Brown, a Nebraskan and lifelong Republican whom
In addition to her husband and her son, Mrs. Brown is survived by a daughter,
The world was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your
|Muriel Humphrey Brown - Hubert Humphrey's Widow||Barry Shein||9/21/98 12:00 AM|
|Muriel Humphrey Brown - Hubert Humphrey's Widow||Richard N. Burns||9/21/98 12:00 AM|
Barry Shein wrote:
Yes she is, either age 85 or 86. Born in 1912.
|Muriel Humphrey Brown - Hubert Humphrey's Widow||Jbcorner2||9/21/98 12:00 AM|
A nice lady who endured and supported her husband unfailingly.