Blacks@Dartmouth 1775 to 1960

John Condit Payne, Jr.

Physician in Washington, D.C.

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Dartmouth College A.B.

Class of 1929

1932 Howard Univ (M.D.)

Born  1905  Washington DC

Died 1972

Quotes from Biographical Sources

Dr. John Condit Payne Jr. died May 18 at Providence Hospital in Baltimore after a long illness. A distinguished physician, he practiced in Washington, D. C. for 37 years. He was born in Washington in 1909 and attended its schools. He graduated from Dunbar High School in Washington. He was a good student, majoring in medicine at college.

He married Frances Cardozo on October 19, 1935. They had three children David W., John C. '59, and Neenah E. They and three grandsons survive him. His son John sent a fine letter about his father and their family which follows:

"My mother and the rest of the family thank you for your expression of sympathy concerning my father's death from cancer. Many of my father's happiest memories were from his association with members of the Class of 1929 at Dartmouth.

"Following his graduation from Dartmouth College and then from the Medical School, he finished his training at Howard University Medical School and at Freedman's Hospital. For several years he was active in the Dermatology Department at Freedman's Hospital. He went into General Practice until 1965 when he then served as a civilian physician at the Navy Yard in Washington, D. C, until three months before his death."

Obituary. (Jan 1973). Dartmouth Alumni Magazine, 65(4), 78.

Other source(s)

  1. John C. Payne Dies. (June 15, 1972). Jet Magazine, 49.
  2. Dr. John Condit Payne. (1974). J Natl Med Assoc., 66(1), 93.

Profile image source: Dartmouth Aegis 1929