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Obituary: Lucinda Prout Janke

Lucinda Prout Janke
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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.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/washingtonpost/obituary.aspx?n=lucinda-p-janke&pid=176359920#sthash.WQbJDaK5.dpuf

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.

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One comment on “Obituary: Lucinda Prout Janke

  1. dchistorystuff
    January 15, 2016

    Memorial Service for Cindy Janke, Jan 16, 2016

    Memorial service for Lucinda Prout Janke, 1943-2015, will take place Saturday, January 16 at Christ Church, Episcopal, 620 G Street, SE, at11 am. A reception and celebration follow immediately.

    Cindy Janke, who died unexpectedly on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, in Washington, DC, was an accomplished DC historian, and a 45-year resident of Capitol Hill. 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.

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