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Fred Davis Durrah
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army
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From a contemporary press report:

Fred D. Durrah, 84, a private-practice real estate lawyer who formerly worked in the legal counsel office of the Labor Department and other government agencies, died April 27, 2000, at his home in Washington after a heart attack.

Mr. Durrah was born in Plainfield, New Jersey. He was a graduate of Howard University and Rutgers University school of law. He served in the Army during World War II and later in the Army Reserve.

He came to Washington in 1964, and for a time commuted to New Jersey, where he was an Assistant U.S. attorney. He spent about seven years with the Labor Department, five years as deputy general counsel in the office of Secretary of Transportation, and four years with General Services Administration agencies.

In 1979, he opened a private practice in Washington and established the real estate firm Integrity Realty, which he continued to manage until his death.

He was a member of bar associations and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers. He also belonged to the Alpha Omega chapter of the Omega Psi Phi social fraternity, the Kiwanis Club of Capitol Hill, the Pig Skinners and St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Washington.

His wife, Isabeele Durrah, died in 1988.

He leaves no immediate survivors.

Colonel Durrah and his wife are buried in Section 7-A of Arlington National Cemetery.


Durrah, Fred Davis
March 9, 1916
Died April 27, 2000
United States Army
Lieutenant Colonel
Residence:Springfield, Virginia
Section 7-A, Grave 120
Buried May 9, 2000

Durrah, Isabelle G
Born March 8, 1912
Died: December 2, 1988
Residence: Washington, D.C.
Section 7-A, Grave 120
Buried December 7, 1988


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Posted: 4 November 2001  Updated: 5 March 2003 Updated: 10 August 2003 Updated: 28 May 2006

FD Durrah Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003