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 Walter Early Perry

Walter Early Perry

Birth
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 17 Aug 1957 (aged 82)
Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA
Burial Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Plot Row L, Lot 3, Site 10
Memorial ID 83738415 · View Source
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Parents:
- Richard Humphrey Williams Perry [1825-1901]
- Margarete Belle Waters [1849-1929]

Married (1) Sallie Travers Fontaine on June 25, 1913.

Married (2) Willie Greene Day on June 10, 1933 in Baltimore, MD.

He had no children.

Capital Man Takes Teacher for Bride
Washington Times - June 26, 1913

Miss Sallie Travers Fontaine, daughter of Mrs. John H. Fontaine, of Somerset county, and Walter E. Perry, of Washington, who is in business at Bethesda, were married in the Rockville Baptist Church at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The Rev. Oscar W. Henderson, the pastor, officiated. Immediately after the ceremony the young couple departed for their honeymoon trip. They will visit New York, Atlantic City, and other places. For several years the bride has been an assistant teacher in the public school at Kensington.

Wedding Announcement (#2)

Mrs. Robert Joyner Day of Portsmouth, Va., has issued cards announcing the marriage of her daughter, Miss Willie Greene Day, to Mr. Walter Early Perry of Bethesda, Md., yesterday at noon in the Hamilton Street Club in Baltimore, the Rev. Stanley White, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Bethesda, officiating in the presence of a small company of relatives and friends.

Mrs. Perry is a prominent social worker having directed the welfare and relief work of Montgomery County, Md., for two years. She served as a member of the staff of the National Recreation Association and was in the social research division of the Rockefeller Institute in New York. Mr. Perry is a prominent business man of Bethesda where he is active in civic and business life of Montgomery County.

Obituaries
Washington Evening Star

Walter Early Perry, on Saturday, August 17, 1957, at Del Ray Beach, Florida, formerly of Bethesda, Maryland, beloved husband of Willie Greene Day Perry, and brother of Thomas W. Perry of Chevy Chase, Maryland, and Mrs. Howard Griffith of Bethesda, Maryland.

Walter Early Perry, who operated a feed and hardware store in Bethesda, Md., for 34 years, died Saturday night at his home in Del Ray, Florida. He was 83. Mr Perry established his store in 1910 and operated it until 1944. He was born in Kensington and spent all but the last 10 years in Montgomery County, Maryland. He was a Vice President of the Bank of Bethesda and a Board Member until his retirement three years ago. He was a member of the original Board of Directors of the bank. He helped establish the Bethesda Presbyterian Church on Wilson Lane, Bethesda, Maryland, where he served as a deacon and senior elder. In addition, he was a charter member of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rotary Club. He also was active in the Chamber of Commerce there.



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  • Created by: Glenn Wallace
  • Added: 20 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83738415
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Early Perry (16 Nov 1874–17 Aug 1957), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83738415, citing Monocacy Cemetery, Beallsville, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Glenn Wallace (contributor 46802463) .