John Howes

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Howes in 2003

John Forman Howes ORS (June 19, 1924 – February 4, 2017)[1] was an American educator. He was the Professor of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (UBC) for over 30 years.[2] He was born in Chicago, Illinois. In 2003, Howes was awarded the Order of the Rising Sun by the Emperor of Japan for his outstanding contributions to the Canada-Japan community. After retirement from UBC, he taught at Obirin University, near Tokyo.[3]

Howes died on February 4, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia, aged 92.

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