Lola Mae Davis Hall, sister of Carrie Gertrude Ragle, b. July 20, 1880 in Elk Co. KS, d. December 26, 1968 in Silver Spring, MD. Graduated from Colorado College 1905. Married to Maurice Crowther Hall.
Obit: The Evening Star, Washington D. C. December 26, 1968, p. B4: Mrs. Lola D. Hall, Teacher in D. C. Schools, 25 Years.
Mrs. Lola Davis Hall, 88, a former teacher at Eastern and Western high
schools, died Tuesday at the Althea Woodland nursing home in Silver Spring.
She lived at 6110 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda.
She was born on a Kansas farm and rode horseback to teach in one-room schools at the turn of the century.
Mrs. Hall came here two years after graduating from Colorado College in 1905.
Many of the students she taught history, civics and mathematics are now leaders in the Washington area. She taught at the two high schools about 25 years before retiring in 1948.
Her husband, Maurice Crother Hall, an Agriculture Department parasitologist known for his discovery of the first cure for hookworm in humans, died in 1938.
Mrs. Hall leaves three daughters, Mrs. Thomas W. Holland of 4100 Rosemary Sctreet, Chevy Chase; Mrs. Robert K. McCormick of 6106 Bradley Blvd., Bethesda; and Mrs. Chalmers M. Roberts of 6699 MacArthur Blvd; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.