John F. Donohoe

John F. Donohoe

Birth
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Death 18 Feb 1926 (aged 86)
Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Burial Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 38557042 · View Source
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The Washington Post
Sunday, February 21, 1926
J.F. Donohoe Funeral Services Tomorrow
Founder of Realty Firm Was Civil War Veteran;
Retired Two Years Ago
Funeral services with Requiem Mass for John F. Donohoe, 86 years old, who died at his residence, 220 Second Street Southeast, Thursday, will be conducted at St. Peter's Catholic Church tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock, the Rev. Eugene L. Connelly officiating. Short services will be held at the residence at 8:30 o'clock. Interment will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.

Mr. Donohoe was the founder of the firm of John F. Donohoe & Sons, Realtors and was for many years prominent in local business circles. He had lived near the Capitol for 69 years and was a member of the Association of Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia. He was actively engaged in the real estate business from 1884 until retirement about 20 years ago. Prior to entering that business he was a grocer in East Washington for 25 years.

Mr. Donohoe was born in Albany December 23, 1839 and came to this city at an early age being educated in the Washington public schools. He served with the Fifth Army Corps in many battles along the Potomac. He married Miss Emily J. Jenkins October 28, 1875. They had five children, all of whom survive. They are Clarence F. Donohoe, President of the Washington Real Estate Board; Milburn J., James A., S. Dolan Donohoe and Miss Katherine D. Donohoe.



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  • Created by: SLGMSD
  • Added: 20 Jun 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 38557042
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John F. Donohoe (23 Dec 1839–18 Feb 1926), Find A Grave Memorial no. 38557042, citing Mount Olivet Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959) .