Lot and Block » Lot 22, Block 4 Old Lot 33, Block A
Built » c. 1900-30 (pre-1935) Assessment records indicate 1895
Built by »
Owner(s) » Major Thomas P. Morgan, early as 1886 to post-1893 [no stock] Philip C. & R. A. Adams, (liber 2911 folio 142)
Remarks » As a child, Morgan was adopted by an uncle who lived in Montgomery County and worked as an apprentice in Flodoardo Howard’s apothecary. Morgan was a partner in Zug & Co. contractors, of D.C. See newspaper article-Chief of Police. He was included in the Washington Elite List, 1888, residing at 1341 Q Street NW. Also owned Temple Heights, an estate on Florida Avenue where he once lived.
Sources » Edwards, 90; House Number Plat, 1935; 1886 plat of Grove Ave; D.C. Directory, 1873; Washington Elite List (Blue Book) 1888; Star 1-28-1934 & 5-19-1935; tax records; Assessment records; Register of Stock Certificates.