Slain in Chicago
Frank Armstrong went on to become a successful physician. His life was tragically cut short during a robbery in his Chicago office.
An article noting the death of Cornell's first African American graduate. Click the button to read the article or the image so see the entire page.
Doctor Alumnus Killed in Chicago
Dr. Jeremiah Frank Armstrong, ‘04, Chicago Negro physician, was shot to death about noon last Saturday in his office at 1957 West Lake Street. 'l'he body was found slumped in a chair in his second-floor office by a woman patient who called help.
Dr. Armstrong, from Marion, was one of the few Negroes ever to be graduated from Cornell. ing to Dr. Charles Keyes who knew him well, he was notable for his gentlemanliness and for his prowess as a football and baseball player.
The Journal of the American Medical Association's listing of Frank Armstrong's death. Click the button below to read the listing or the image so see the entire page.