Louise Heffernan
Fictional Character
"News From the Front"
POD: December 8, 1941
Type of Appearance: Direct
Nationality: United States
Date of Birth: 1895
Children: Richard Heffernan

Louise Heffernan (b. 1895) was a Pennsylvania mother who picketed the White House in May 1942. Her son Richard had been killed in a tanker sinking three weeks earlier. Louise was convinced that President Franklin D. Roosevelt's war policy had failed.[1]


  1. See, e.g., Atlantis and Other Places, pg. 107-108, HC.