Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy
Commander Pope Washington, U.S.N., retired, died on Sunday at the
Brooklyn Naval Hospital. He was 62 years old.
May 21, 1935
Commander Washington was a survivor of the
USS Maine and saw service in the Boxer Rebellion and the Philippine Insurrection.
During the World War he served on the USS Buffalo. He retired in 1918 because
of a disability suffered in naval service. He entered the Navy in
1892 and became Lieutenant Commander in1909. He was born in North
Carolina. A widow survives.
WASHINGTON, November 25, 1939 – Mrs. Roebuck Washington, widow of Lieutenant Commander Pope Washington, U.S.N., who died on November 11 in a fire which destroyed here home, Greenwood Lodge, at Longwood, Florida, was buried today in the National Cemetery at Arlington. Commander William Rafferty, Navy Chaplain, officiated at the burial service.
Mrs. Washington was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas G. Roebuck of New York. Her father for many years was a vestryman of Trinity Church. As Mable Roebuck she was an actress well-known to theatergoers of the late Nineties and early Nineteen Hundreds.
Surviving Mrs. Washington are two aunts, Mrs.
Robert Prior of New York, and Mrs. Charles Stanley Brown of Elmhurst, Long
Island, sisters of her mother, the former Miss Caroline Louise Hall of
WASHINGTON, MABEL ROEBUCK W/O POPE
Posted: 22 September 2007