- The Washington Times - Thursday, February 19, 2004

Anna Bramhall, 93,retired court clerk

Anna Louise Callahan Bramhall, a retired D.C. court clerk and former business owner, died Feb. 4 of a stroke at Providence Hospital in the District. She was 93.

Mrs. Bramhall was a fourth-generation Washingtonian, and attended St. Dominic’s Parish Grade School, Thomas Jefferson Junior High School and Central Business High School in the District. She received a bachelor’s degree from Southeastern University in 1939.

She retired as assistant clerk of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia. Earlier, she had a business as a public stenographer, where her clients included playwright-lyricist Noel Coward, as well as other members of the theater.

She was a member of the Oblates Club of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, the Nativity Catholic Church and Friends of Catholic University. Mrs. Bramhall also was a supporter of the Carmelite Friars Monastery, the Washington Opera Society and the Catholic University Music Department.

Her husband, Walter F. Bramhall, died in 1966.

Burial was at Mount Olivet Cemetery in the District.



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