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Charles Hamilton Houston

Charles Hamilton Houston

Interment Location Visited  
Suitland, MD October 8, 2023  


Fast Facts

Born: September 3, 1895 in Washington, D.C.

Spouses: Margaret Gladys Moran (m. 1924-1937); Henrietta Williams Houston (m. 1937-1950)

Died: April 22, 1950 in Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

Age: 54

Interment: Lincoln Memorial Cemetery, Suitland, Maryland

Photographed November 14, 2023.

Charles Hamilton Houston resided in the Washington, D.C. dwelling pictured here, located at 1744 S Street, NW, between 18th Street and New Hampshire Avenue. It is now part of the city’s African American Heritage Trail. According to the wayside sign attached to its fence, “Houston’s parents William and Mary bought this house about 1924. He and wife Henrietta Williams Houston moved here about 1943.”

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