Pope Washington – Lieutenant Commander, United States Navy

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Lieutenant 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.


MRS. POPE WASHINGTON
Former Actress, Naval Officer’s Wife, Buried in Arlington

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 London.


WASHINGTON, POPE

  • LIEUT COMDR U S NAVY RET
  • DATE OF DEATH: 05/19/1935
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 10129
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

WASHINGTON, MABEL ROEBUCK W/O POPE

  • DATE OF DEATH: 11/11/1939
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 7  SITE 10129
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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