1898 Business High School Graduates


Transcriber’s Note: Information was taken from the June 21, 1898, edition of the Washington Post (Washington, DC) at Page 2.

Commencement Program:

Presiding Official: John W. Ross, President, Board of Commissioners.
Invocation: Rev. Howard Wilbur Ennis.
Introductory Address: Hon. L. F. Livingston, Congressman from Georgia.
Address to the Graduates: Mr. J. B. Wight, President, Board of District Commissioners.
Presentation of Diplomas: John W. Ross, President, Board of Commissioners.
Reader, Names of Graduates: Principal Allan Davis.
Piano Accompaniment: Miss Cecille Phelps.
Location: National Theater.

1898 Graduating Class
(List of Gentlemen):

William Harper Beckett
William Wentworth Brush
Edward N. Cahill
Alonzo Bradley Chatfield, Jr.
Walter Homer Collins
William Joshua Davis
Francis Harold Deland
Marshall Bernard Dowling
Martin Thomas Dryden
Eugene Woodward Farlee
Charles Blakely Farquhar
Ross Landor Fryer
Herman Charles Gauss
Thomas John Hanlon
Joseph Frederic Hodgson
William Horner
Charles Thomas Jesse
William Barron Kerkam
Willard Jonas Ketcham
Joseph Edwin Lawton
Henry Charles Lehmann
Thomas Clay Maddux
John Mahany
Harry Lee McQuinn
Neville Davidson Miller
Howard Middleton Pruden
Howard Norman Sharpless
Ronne Shelse (Shelsey?)
Charles Everett Shipley
John Franck Stephenson, Jr.
Clinton Welling Stier
Thomas Jefferson Tydings
Charles Lee Wade
John Henry Wagner
Ferdinand Waldman
Albert Edward Watts
Clarence Conrad Weideman
John Raymond Weyrich
George Garfield Whitney
John Dieste Wilkins
John Earl Wright

1898 Graduating Class
(List of Ladies):

Carrie Mascotte Arledge
Elsie Mae Armiger
Maude Virginia Bird
Lucy Broster
Hattie Julia Brown
Hester Rebecca Bunch
Laura Collison
Doretta Augusta Colne (Coine?)
Harriet Wallace Coine
Emma Louise Craigen
Alice Louise Crane
Amy Hardt Cromwell
Margaret Elizabeth Dunn
Ether Gertrude Eberly
Zella (Zelia?) Essick Elliott
Eva Warren Ferneyhough
Jane Elizabeth Garner
Bessie Henderson
Blanche Hollander
Florence Irene Hulse
Margaret Conrad Hunter
Grade Lilliam Hurlbut
Laura Jaques
Nellie Jones
Marion Keating
Edith Ellen Keck
Mildred Kline
Nellie Coleman Lee
Katherine Noble Luckett
Madge Luckett
Bertha Paynter Mitchell
Nellie Mitchell
Annie O’Connell
Mamie Price
Mary Bergmann Richards
Ida Richardson
Alice Mae Rideout
Emilie Hermina Schaeffer
Charlotte Matilda Schutz
Olive Mary Simpson
Nellie Eva Stalker
Sadie Evelyn Stanford
Ethel Clare Stocker
Margaret Elizabeth Vandenbergh
Genevieve Ashby Wheeler
Bessie Carter Withers
Minnie Estelle Wood
Marie Yoeckel