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4429 Alton Place, NW Washington, D. C.

  • Built By: Fred Robey

Fred Robey built 4429 Alton Place in 1903.

Frederick F. Robey was the oldest of the nine children of James W. Robey. He married Sarah J. Walther.

Fred Robey was a builder and contractor who worked primarily in old Tenleytown and in Cleveland Park. He also worked for the government as a cabinet maker in the Department of Agriculture, a machinist, and in the Bureau of Mines.

He was an active Mason, having served as Master of the Singleton Masonic Lodge, and was a trustee of Eldbrooke Church. Fred Robey lived in this house until his death in 1945.

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