1943 Parker-Gray High School Teachers and Graduating Class

Parker-Gray High School 1943

1943 Alexandria, VA Parker-Gray High School graduating class

The Parker-Gray High School year of 1942 – 1943 had one principal and twenty-two teachers.

William H. Pitts, Sr. – Principal
A.W. Adkins – Math
Susie E. Anderson – Biology
Arthur Bracey – Shop
Mary Carter – Girls Physical Education
Edith Casey – English
Helen Day – Fifth Grade
Laura Dorsey – Third Grade
Ellen C. Goods – Third Grade
Ferris Holland – Chemistry
Earleen Hughes – French
Louis Johnson – Coach & Industrial Arts
Dorothy Key – Librarian
Sarah Mickie – Social Studies
Thelma Mickens – Second & Third Grades
Alma P. Murray – Second Grade
Elease Newman – First Grade
E.L. Patterson – Music
Bernice Perry – Fourth Grade
Julia Pritchett – Fourth Grade
Mabel Lee Smith – Math & Science
Ruby F. Smith – Home Economics
Flora Walden – Commercial

Above is a picture of Parker-Gray High School graduating class of 1943. Twenty-four students were in the Class of 1943.

Roger Anderson
Mayme Brooks
Harry Burke
Mary Burney
John Burton
Elsie Charity
Irene Charity
Harold Chase
Connie Chissell
Marion Dixon
Thomas Griffin
Virginia Jackson
Raye Luckett (Martin)
Booker Morrison
Francine Nelson
Justine Newman
Robert Owens
Lewis Pearson
Gertie Sims (Harris)
William Thomas
Milton Turner
Horace Webster
Juanita Williams
Maude Willis

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2 Responses to 1943 Parker-Gray High School Teachers and Graduating Class

  1. Linda Young says:

    Connie Chissell is my mother – how wonderful to see her here!

    • cmb12 says:

      Linda,

      Thanks! Also I co-author a book last year (2013)called “African Americans of Alexandria, VA–Beacons of Light in the Twentieth Century. We wrote about your grandmother and your grandfather.

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