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 John W. Douglass

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John W. Douglass

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
21 Aug 1909 (aged 81)
Kent, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Plot
Stewart, Lot 523 East.
Memorial ID
45647990 View Source

He was the son of Joseph M. Douglass and Martha A. Watkinson Douglass. Date of birth is from his application to the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. He was married to Margaret Lynn.

The Washington Post
Wednesday, August 25, 1909
J.W. Douglass Buried
Former Commissioner Laid to Rest in Oak Hill Cemetery
Funeral services for John Watkinson Douglass, a former Commissioner of the District of Columbia and of the Internal Revenue who died at Kent, Connecticut last Saturday were held yesterday morning at 11 o'clock in this city. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. James McClure Henry, pastor of Peck Memorial Chapel. Interment was in Oak Hill. Commissioner Henry L. West yesterday issued a statement in behalf of the Commissioners of the District in which he eulogized former Commissioner Douglass speaking of him as having displayed a high order of administrative ability and as one who had done much for the citizens of the District and for the public service.

He was the son of Joseph M. Douglass and Martha A. Watkinson Douglass. Date of birth is from his application to the Society of the Sons of the American Revolution. He was married to Margaret Lynn.

The Washington Post
Wednesday, August 25, 1909
J.W. Douglass Buried
Former Commissioner Laid to Rest in Oak Hill Cemetery
Funeral services for John Watkinson Douglass, a former Commissioner of the District of Columbia and of the Internal Revenue who died at Kent, Connecticut last Saturday were held yesterday morning at 11 o'clock in this city. The officiating clergyman was the Rev. James McClure Henry, pastor of Peck Memorial Chapel. Interment was in Oak Hill. Commissioner Henry L. West yesterday issued a statement in behalf of the Commissioners of the District in which he eulogized former Commissioner Douglass speaking of him as having displayed a high order of administrative ability and as one who had done much for the citizens of the District and for the public service.


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  • Created by: SLGMSD
  • Added: 20 Dec 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 45647990
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/45647990/john-w-douglass: accessed ), memorial page for John W. Douglass (25 Oct 1827–21 Aug 1909), Find a Grave Memorial ID 45647990, citing Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA; Maintained by SLGMSD (contributor 46825959).