21 September 2010


Headline from the New York Times on this day in 1937:

PROF. P. A. CHAPMAN DIES ABOARD LINER; Princeton Educator Stricken While at Birthday Party for Son on Queen Mary

Percy A. Chapman, Associate Professor of Modern Lauguages at Princeton University since 1913, died Sunday midnight of a heart attack on board the liner Queen Mary, which arrived here yesterday.

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