Obituary: Lucinda Prout Janke
Lucinda Prout Janke
Lucinda Prout Janke, 72, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. An accomplished DC Historian, and 45-year resident of Capitol Hill, she is survived by her daughter Jennifer Lindsay and her son John, her brother H. Thompson Prout, her sister Shirley Baroody, her brother-in-law Robert S. Janke; cousins Debbie Macomber, Barbara Boucher, David Prout, Joan Witte, Ed Dixon, four grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial services will be held Christ Church (620 G Street, SE) on January 16 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Historical Society of Washington, D.C. and/or the Old Naval Hospital Foundation in support of the Hill Center Preservation Fund.
Her most recent book was: A Guide to Civil War Washington, D.C.: The Capital of the Union.
And her: Capitol Hill’s Long Tradition of Community Activism. http://chrs.org/capitol-hills-long-tradition-of-community-activism/ appeared on the CHRS blog this past January.