Posts in category In Memoriam

Cindy Janke (1943-2015)

Cindy Janke (1943-2015)

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., mourns the passing of former staffer and long-time volunteer and member Lucinda P. Janke. Cindy died on October 27, 2015, after suffering fatal injuries from a fall. She was 72. Cindy came to the calling of local history relatively late, but when she arrived, she quickly made up for […]

Austin H. Kiplinger, 1918-2015

Austin H. Kiplinger, 1918-2015

The Historical Society of Washington, D.C., lost a champion, visionary board member, and great friend on November 20, 2015. Austin H. Kiplinger, a member, donor, and advocate for more than 50 years, former chair of the board of trustees, chair of the advisory council, and contributor to Washington History magazine, died at age 97. His […]