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Herman J. Washington

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Herman J. Washington, depicted here in a 1965 photograph while stationed in Korea, was a member of the last class that graduated from Carver High School in 1955. His father, Herman G. Washington, worked for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad for 50 years and retired from there in 1975. He passed away in February 1986. His mother, Kathleen Francis, graduated from the Frederick Street School in the class of 1927 and is depicted in the 1978 Class Reunion photograph.

After graduating in 1955, Herman enlisted in the Air Force in 1956 and spent 23 years in the service as a weather forecaster. He retired in 1979 and spent another 20 years as a civilian working as a weather forecaster. Herman retired from the National Weather Service forecast office in Cleveland Ohio in June 1999, one day after his 62 birthday.


Photograph and text courtesy Herman J. Washington


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Allegany County, Maryland

African Americans, History; Allegany County (Md.), History.

Allegany County (Md.), 1890-2008

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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