Howell, Alice O.

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Howell, Alice O. Gender: F
Alice Orcutt Andersen
born on 13 November 1922 at 12:45 (= 12:45 PM )
Place Cambridge (Middlesex County), Massachusetts, 42n22, 71w06
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 20°34' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 08°54 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 21°15'


American Jungian astrologer and published author with a virtually life-long auto-didactic study of comparative religion, mythology, psychology and literature.

From age 4-18, Alice traveled with her parents through 37 countries on four continents - adding another 13 countries with her marriage. Never more than three months in one place, she lived in hotels and boarding schools and learned fluent French, German, Italian and English; actually, quadri-lingual which resulted in dyscalculia (transpositioning of numbers!)

Her education took her over much of the world, attending schools in San Remo and Rome, Italy and in America, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. She graduated in Switzerland with a major in German literature and minor in World History, taking post graduate classes in New York in Social Research. She began her serious study of astrology in 1944 with Marc Edmund Jones.

Alice is a member of the C.G. Jung foundation, NYC, American Transpersonal Psychology Association, International Transpersonal Association, American Federation of Astrologers and National Council for Geocosmic Research. She has taught English, Ancient and Medieval History, French and German at schools in NY and RI. Along with the travels of her youth, she has led eight educational summer field trips with students to the British Isles, Outer Hebrides, Holland, Switzerland and Italy between 1967-1977.

Alice’s poetry is published in magazines and journals and is the author of "Jungian Symbolism in Astrology," 1987, "The Dove in the Stone: Finding the Sacred in the Commonplace," 1988, "The Web in the Sea: Jung, Sophia and the Geometry of the Soul, 1993, all published by Wheaton: Quest Books, and she did the editing and commentary on "How Like an Angel Came I Down," A Bronson Alcott, Wheaton: Lindifarne Books 1993. A children's book, "The Beejum Book," is her latest novel, April 2002, Bell Pond Press. As well as many international lectures and seminars, she has an ongoing column in Monterey News, "Upon My Word," and has been interviewed on television. Her teaching has included classes of astrology for psychotherapists.

Alice married Walter A. Andersen in 1980 and was widowed in 1998. She has one son and three daughters from her first marriage, to Douglass Howell; ten grand-children and two great-grandchildren by 2001. In 1999 she had a major stroke that affected her right side and made writing difficult but she keeps contact with the many students and friends who hold her in high regard.

She died on 28 October 2014.


  • Social : End a program of study 1944 (Study of astrology)
  • Death of Mate 1998 (Walter after 18 years)
  • Health : Medical diagnosis 1999 (Stroke, left side)

Source Notes

Geocosmic News Vol. 10 N. 2, p.26


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (International, bilingual)
  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Stroke
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Second marriage 18 years)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Many moves (Age 4-18, 37 moves)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Philosopher/ Humanist
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (English, History, languages)
  • Vocation : Healing Fields : Psychologist (Jungian)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer
  • Vocation : Writers : Astrology (Books, articles)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet (Award-winning)