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THE FIRST COLORED Professional, Clerical and Business DIRECTORY OF BALTIMORE CITY 32th Annual Edition, 1944-1945
Volume 522, Page 63   View pdf image (33K)
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WASHINGTON INFORMATION

BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

FRANKLIN ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
WASHINGTON 5, D. C

MEMBERS AND OFFICIALS OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Revised November 17, 1943

1946—Mrs. Marion Wade Doyle, President, EM 0606. 5500—33D Street N. W., zone 15
(Mrs. Henry Grattan)

1947—Mr. Robert A. Maurer, Vice-President. CO 1849, 7029 Park Road, N. W., zone 10
1945—Mrs. Lenore W. Smith, WO 0255, 3249 Newark Street. N. W., zone 8
(Mrs. Philip Sidney)

* 1945—Mr. John H. Wilson, NA 9124, 512 Fifth Street, N. W., zone 1

1945—Mr. C. Melvin Sharpe, NA 8800, Potomac Electric Power Co , 10th and E Streets, N. W.. zone 4

* 1947—Mrs. Velma G Williams, CO 3532. 2700 Georgia Avenue, N W., zone 1

(Mrs. James W.)
1947—Dr. James A. Cannon, AD 5288, 1915 Biltmore Street, N. W., zone 9

* 1946—Major Charles H. Fearing, AD 5198, 2601 - 11th Street. N. W. zone 1

Office: NO 5026, 717 Florida Avenue, N. W., zone 1

1946—Mr. Adelbert W. Lee, LI 1000, 3211 Pennsylvania Avenue, S. E., zone 20
Mrs. Elise Z. Watkins, Secretary, CE 5029. 1800 Birch Drive, N. W., zone 12

Superintendent Robert L. Haycock, GE 3462, 1606 Longfellow Street, N. W,, zone 11

First Assistant Superintendents:

Jere J. Crane, WO 1744, 5829 Chevy Chase Pkwy.. N. W., zone 15
Carroll R. Reed, SH 4012, 9300 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland
Garnet C. Wilkinson, NO 8673, 406 U Street, N. W., zone 1

Assistant Superintendents:

Lawson J. Cantrell, EM 1299, 6101 Utah Avenue, N. W., zone 15

Adelbert W. Heinmiller, EM 6013, 4118 Chesapeake St.. N. W., zone 1ft

Chester W. Holmes. TE 5113, S09 Chalfontc Drive, Beverly Hills, Alciandria, Virginia

Jessie LaSalle, WI 3871, 6304 Hillcrest Place, Chevy Chase, Maryland

Howard H. Long, CO 4078, 1112 Girard Street, N. W., zone 9

A. Kiger Savoy, NO 8057, 217 T Street, N. W., zone 1

Superintendent of Custodians:

Robert E. Hobson, HO 3186, 4116- 12th Street, N. E., zone 17

COLORED MEN WHO HAVE SERVED AS
REGISTER OF THE U. S. TREASURY

BRUCE, BLANCH KELSO—U. S. Senator. Born a slave Farmville, Va., March 1, 1841,
given instruction by his master's son. Moved to Misrouri during Civil War, working and
teaching in Hannibal. Attended Oberlin. Became a planter in Mississippi in 1868. 1870
Seigeant'at-Arms in State Senate; held office of assessor, sheriff and tax collector of Bolivar
Co.; served as county superintendent of schools; member Board of Levee Commissioners.
Elected to U. S. Senate from Mississippi and took his seat March 4. 1875. Appointed
May 19, 1881 Register of U. S. Treasury serving for 4 years. Married 1878 Josephine Wil-
son of Cleveland. Served as recorder of deeds for Dist, of Columbia for 2 years. Appointed
register of U. S. Treasury again December 2, 1897, but died March 17, 1898.

LYONS, JUDSON WHITLOCKE—Lawyer. Born Burke Co., Ga. August 15, 1860. L.L.B.
Howard U. 1884. Admitted to bar 1884, practiced in Augusta. Ga. Married Jane Hope
1890. Registerar U. S. Treasury 1898-1906. Member of Republican National Committee.
Trustee and President Haines Normal Inst., Augusta. Died June 22, 1924.
NAPIER, JAMES CARROLL—Lawyer. Born near Nashville June 9, 1845, son of free
negroes. Educated Wilburforce, Oberlin & Howard Law School, 1872. Married 1878
Nettie Langston. Negro leader in civic and economic affairs in Term. Helped organize
One Cent Savings Bank, now known as Citizens Bank and Trust Co. of which cashier
until his death April 21. 1940. Register of U. S. Treasury 1911-1913. Refused appoint-
ments as consul to Brazil and Consul-General to Liberia. Housing project in Nashville
named for him.

VERNON, WILSON TECUMSEH—Bishop. Born July 11, 1871 Lebanon, Missouri.
Educated Lincoln U. 1886-1889. Also Wilburforce U. D.D. and L.L.D. Married Emily
Embry 1901. Pres. Western U. in Kansas 1896-1906. Registrar of U. S. Treasury 1906-
1910. Supervisor of government schools 1911-1912. Pres. Campbell College in Mississippi
1912-1915. Pastor of Avery Chapel A. M. E. Church, Memphis. Elected to Bishopric 1920.
Author of "Uplifting of a Race" and "Democracy and the Negro." Died July 25, 1944.

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