1897 Spencerian Business College Graduates

Transcriber’s Note: The list of graduates was taken from the May 5, 1897, edition of the Washington Post (Washington, DC) at Page 9.

Commencement Program:

Presentation of the Class of 1897: Mrs. Sara A. Spencer
Invocation: Rev. Samuel H. Green.
Address Before the Graduates: Honorable Lyman J. Gage, Secretary of the Treasury.
Gentlemen’s Valedictory: Linwood Burton Nicholson
Ladies’ Valedictory Address: Miss Edith Emily Hyde (reading for Miss Edith Graham Granville).
Salutatory Address: Roscoe J. C. Dorsey of the Night Class.
Soloist: Mrs. Helen Lamont singing Luckstone’s “Delight.”
Presentation of Diplomas: Secretary Gage.

Graduates of the Day Class:

Catherine Ward Carr
Catherine Radcliffe Frisby
May Florence Garnett
Edith Graham Granville, Valedictorian
Edith Emily Hyde, Reader
Ella Mary O’Donoghue
Amanda Lee Thompson
Jennie Marion Thompson
James F. Lyle Barnes
Edgar J. Wallace Clarkson
Charles Isaac Crossman
Henry Everett Demarest
Walter Charles English
Joseph Capner Fish
Henry Hoskinson
John Lawrence Hyde
Lloyd James Jones
Sydney Charles Kaufman
Theodore Albert Mayer
Benjamin Macher Meeks
Linwood Burton Nicholson
Joseph Edward Sorrell
Henry Alonzo Storm
Albert Hopkins Wells
Louis William Weaver

Graduates of the Night Class:

Edward Beamer Cranford
Roscoe J. C. Dorsey
William A. Faloon
Newton Marshall Minnix
Paca Oberlin
Clarence Joseph Walter
Marion Ernest Whitehead
Louis Alexander Davis

Graduates of the Shorthand and Typewriting Class:

Elizabeth Bradley Bond
Estelle Belle Grady
Jennie Matilda Harvey
Edith Emily Hyde
Eleanor Elizabeth Meyer
Jane Henderson Millar (Miller?)
Ida Lee Parry
Caroline Amelia Rosenbusch
Louise A. Rosenbusch
William Clinton Harrison
Charles Sylvanus Lambdin
Theodore Albert Mayer
Leon Herman Strauss
Frank John Sobotka
Howard Allen Townshend
Clarence Joseph Walter
Eugene E. Willard