156 Woodland Avenue
Home of Edward McCune until 1909 when 264 Woodland
Avenue was completed.
From about 1910 to about 1923, this was the home of Judge Maurice Herbert Donahue.
Maurice Herbert Donahue (May 10, 1864 – September 10, 1928) was a United States federal judge.
Born in Monroe, Ohio, Donahue read law to enter the bar in 1885. He was in private practice in New Lexington, Ohio from 1885 to 1900, and was a prosecuting attorney for Perry County, Ohio from 1887 to 1903. He was a judge on the Circuit Court of Ohio, Fifth Judicial Circuit from 1900 to 1910, serving as chief judge from 1908 to 1910. He was an associate justice of the Supreme Court of Ohio from 1910 to 1919, elected as a Democrat.
On October 1, 1919, Donahue was nominated by President Woodrow Wilson to a seat on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit vacated by John Wesley Warrington. Donahue was confirmed by the United States Senate on October 29, 1919, and received his commission the same day. He resigned from the Ohio Supreme Court November 11, 1919, and took the oath of office for his federal appointment on November 13. Donahue served in that capacity until his death.
Donahue married Martina Johnson of Perry County on September 10, 1889. They had two daughters.
Donahue began suffering from heart disease in 1927, and worked until June, 1928. He was confined to his home in Bexley, Ohio until his death there on his 39th wedding anniversary. He was buried at the New Lexington, Ohio cemetery.
A portrait of Donahue presented by his family in December 1928 hangs in Courtroom 507 of the Potter Stewart United States Courthouse. - Wikipedia
William Wilson Carlile was born about July 15, 1866 in Pennsylvania, son of Justin A. and Kartharine M. Frederick Carlile. He married Florence Jeffrey in Franklin County on June 2, 1896. Florence was born about 1872 in Ohio
They had three children: Eleanor Jeffrey (July 1897 - August 12, 1898), Dorothea (October 13, 1900 - October 10, 1918) and Janet Jeffrey (March 4, 1909).
Carlile was an attorney.
Carlile died July 3, 1941. Florence died January 1, 1955. They are buried at Greenlawn Cemetery.