Blacks @ Dartmouth 1775 to 1950

African Americans @ Dartmouth College 1775-1950

William Richard Randolph Granger

Dartmouth College
Class of 1915 (B.S.)
Born
Dec 22, 1890, Little Rock, AR
Died
Sep 01, 1973, Brooklyn, NY
Other Degrees
1917 Columbia P&S (M.D.)
School Dartmouth College Class 1915
Born Dec 22, 1890, Little Rock, AR Degree B.S.
Died Sep 01, 1973, Brooklyn, NY Other Degrees
1917 Columbia P&S (M.D.)

Career summary

College athlete (track), physician and civic leader in New York City

Quotes from biographical sources

Dr. William R. R. Granger, Jr., who had been a physician in Brooklyn for 52 years at his retirement in 1970, died Sunday of Parkinson's disease in Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn. He was 82 years old and lived in Smithtown, L.I.

Dr. Granger, the son of a physician, was educated at Barringer High School in Newark and Dartmouth College, setting track records at both institutions. He graduated from Dartmouth in 1915 and from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University in 19171 and served his internship at Freedman's Hospital in Washington. During the administration of Mayor Fiorello H. La Guardia Dr. Granger was a member of the Mayor's Committee on Unity.

He leaves his wife, the former Virginia Anderson Colman, two brothers, Dr. Lester B. Granger, retired executive director of the National Urban League, and Dr. Lloyd N. Granger, and children, stepchildren, grandchildren and great-grandchildren by his two earlier marriages.


Dr. William Granger Jr. Brooklyn Physician, 82. (Sep 21, 1973). The New York Times, p. 44.

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