In Memoriam

Remembering fallen alumni.

Horace A. Davenport, B.A. 1946, died March 21, 2017. Davenport was drafted into the U.S. Army and served as an engineer in WWII. After graduating from Howard, he received his M.S. and a bachelor...

Mervell Winzer Bracewell, M.D., F.H. Nursing Diploma 1952, died Aug. 21, 2016. She was 88.

Richard Allan Smith, B.S. 1953; M.D. 1957, died March 10, 2017. He was 84.

Keith F...

Levan Gordon, LL.B. 1961 , died Oct. 4, 2016. After graduating from Howard, Gordon was elected to the Municipal Court in 1974 and was elected to the Court of Common Pleas in 1979. He served on...

Nancy Rutledge Simpson, F.H. Nursing Diploma 1970, died May 18, 2016.

John R. Hawkins III, L.A. B.A. 1971, died Feb. 3, 2017. Hawkins was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and...

Lionel L. Proctor, M.U.S. 1980, died June 3, 2016. After graduating from Howard, Proctor worked as a planner and inspector for the D.C. Office of Planning. Once he retired from this position, he...

Derrell A. Graham Jr., B.B.A. 2013, died April 11, 2015. After graduating from Howard, Graham worked for MemorialCare Health System in Fountain Valley, California as a clerical assistant in the...

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