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(1859 – 1929)

Real estate tycoon. Born in Artesia, MS he was educated in the local schools and later attended the University of Pennsylvania. He came to Washington in 1885. He was president of the U.S. Realty Company and founded the communities of Randle Highlands and Congress Heights, in D.C.; and Randle, Lincoln, and Randle Cliff Beach, in Maryland. He donated the land for Randle School and his house, known as the “Little White House” is located nearby on Pennsylvania Avenue S.E.

Image Courtesy of: Washingtoniana Room, D.C. Public Library

Randle School, Original
1650 30 th Street S.E.

Built in 1911

Image Courtesy of: Sumner School Museum

Randle School, Current
1650 30th Street S.E.

Addition added in 19??

Congressional Cemetery
Range 80 Site 163-N

Randle’s gravesite is located directly across the road from John Phillip Sousa.