On this day, the Baltimore District lost one of its giants in death. Bro. Tobias of Jesus (Wall; 1829-1919) held several directorships, notably in Ellicott City, Baltimore, and Washington, and was instrumental in obtaining both the St. John’s (Washington) property in 1878 and the land at Ammendale in 1880.

Christian Brothers [magazine], Vol. 1 (October 1923), pp. 4-7.