Capitol Hill Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Capitol Hill (Washington, DC)

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  • Monday Oct 15 | via Billboard 

    Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen Dies at 65

    Microsoft co-founder Paul G. Allen speaks about the completion of the Allen Brain Atlas during a news conference on Capitol Hill Sept. 26, 2006, in Washington, DC.


  • Wednesday Oct 10 | via 

    Protesters Fake Died to Sway Susan Collins on Kavana...

    On a rainy day in mid-September, a small group of students from Bates College and a Democratic candidate for Senate descended upon Sen. Susan Collins' Lewiston office and pretended to die. Some held "Stop Kavanaugh" signs with bandages around their heads, others had arms in slings.


  • Wednesday Oct 3 | via Spirit of Jefferson Advocate 

    Groundbreaker's typewriter heads for Harvard

    Carol Gallant stands with the typewriter that once belonged to her friend Ruth Cowan Nash - a journalism pioneer who became one of the first women accredited to report from the front lines in World War II. Gallant is donating the typewriter to Harvard University's Nieman Foundation for Journalism.


  • Sep 4, 2018 | via 

    Covington's Jon Kyl Heading Back to US Senate

    Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, right, with U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh while meeting senators on Capitol Hill on July 11. Former Arizona Sen. Jon Kyl, who works as senior of counsel at Covington & Burling , is expected to return to the U.S. Senate in replacement of the late U.S. Sen. John McCain, who died last month . s the lead sherpa for Judge Brett Kavanaugh's U.S. Supreme Court nomination and was absent from Tuesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Kavanaugh's nomination .


  • Aug 30, 2018 | via USA Today 

    John McCain: Nation's capital prepares a hero's welc...

    For three tribute-filled days beginning Thursday night, Sen. John McCain will get one final hero's welcome in Washington. John McCain: Nation's capital prepares a hero's welcome for the late Arizona senator For three tribute-filled days beginning Thursday night, Sen. John McCain will get one final hero's welcome in Washington.


  • Aug 29, 2018 | via SFGate 

    Google Maps renamed a Senate office building for Joh...

    Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks during a hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Google Maps erroneously briefly renamed a Senate office building for the late senator John McCain.


  • Aug 27, 2018 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer 

    Trump lowers flag for McCain again after backlash

    An American flag flies at half-staff on top of the White House July 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. After reports about President Donald Trump's rejection for a flag lowering request from Annapolis Mayor Gavin Buckley on Monday, the White House ordered U.S. flags to lower to half-staff in remembrance of the mass shooting at The Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland.


  • Aug 27, 2018 | via 

    How the Yankees honored John McCain

    According to reports, Sen. John McCain of Arizona has died at the age of 81 on August 25, 2018 at home in Arizona. McCain had suffered from a glioblastoma, a malignant brain tumor, for which he had been receiving medical treatment.


  • Aug 25, 2018 | via The Daily Breeze 

    John McCain, senator, war hero and maverick Republic...

    MAY 21: U.S. Sen. John McCain attends a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill May 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. The committee was hearing testimony on the United States policy in Iraq and Syria.