Henry Francis, Hall of Famer and longtime editor of the Bridge Bulletin, died at his home August 1. He was 91 years old.

Francis served as the ACBL’s executive editor 25 years – from 1972 to 1997. He also edited three editions of the Official Encyclopedia of Bridge, many editions of the World Championship Book and World Championship and North American Bridge Championship daily bulletins for 30 years.

In 1998, Francis was named the League’s Honorary Member of the Year. He was inducted into the ACBL Hall of Fame as winner of the Blackwood Award in 2003.

A full obituary will appear in the September issue of the Bridge Bulletin.

To see Henry’s Hall of Fame profile, click here