NW Quadrant, West of Rock Creek, African American, Federal Government Employees, Howard University, Lawyers

Walter H. Mazyck
(? - August 7, 1933)

1229 Park Rd. NW, Columbia Heights neighborhood, DC.

Mazyck is the author of the landmark study George Washington and the Negro (1932).  He also published poems, mostly in fraternity publications, and contributed to The History of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, 1911 - 1935.  Mazyck attended law school at Howard University, earning a degree in 1922, and served in the Infantry during World War I, attaining the rank of Captain.  He worked as a law clerk in the Navy Department.

Mazyck was active in the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Alpha Chapter, a fraternity first established by students at Howard University, working under faculty advisor Dr. Ernest E. Just.  In the last ten years of his life, Mazyck was Grand Keeper of Records and Seals and helped establish a National Omega House in DC.