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John Purroy Mitchel

John Purroy Mitchel
Date of Death:
July 7, 1918
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.