John Purroy Mitchel

John Purroy Mitchel

Birth
Fordham, Bronx County, New York, USA
Death 6 Jul 1918 (aged 38)
Lake Charles, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Hillside Plot, Section 42
Memorial ID 6029896 · View Source
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New York City Mayor. He served as Mayor of New York City, New York, from 1914 to 1917, being elected at age 34 (to date the youngest man to ever be elected to that office). After leaving office he joined the United States Army Air Corps in World War I, and died in a training accident in Louisiana in July 1918.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 14 Dec 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6029896
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Purroy Mitchel (19 Jul 1879–6 Jul 1918), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6029896, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .