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John Purroy Mitchel

Name:
John Purroy Mitchel
Class:
1899
Date of Death:
July 7, 1918
School:
Columbia College
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Major John Purroy Mitchel, U.S. Army, who prior to his military service had been the mayor of New York City, died at Gerstner Field, Louisiana, July 7, 1918, in an airplane accident.
 

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Mitchel on right. To his left is V.K. Wellington Koo, later a diplomat for Nationalist China and a signer of the l U.N. charter.