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date: 16 April 2021

Mitchel, John Purroylocked

(19 July 1879–06 July 1918)
  • Augustus Cerillo

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Mitchel, John Purroy (19 July 1879–06 July 1918), reformer and mayor of New York City, was born at Fordham (now Bronx), New York, the son of James Mitchel, a New York City fire marshal, and Mary Purroy, a schoolteacher until her marriage. After graduating from Columbia College (1899) and New York Law School (with honors in 1902), Mitchel practiced law as a private attorney. In 1909 he married Alice Olivia Child; they had no children....

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