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SUNY Oneonta Distinguished Alumnus

Dr. Charles W. Mitchell Sr., 90; Oneonta Native, Honor Professor

IN MEMORIAM

Dr. Charles W. Mitchell Sr., 90;

Oneonta Native, Honored Professor

Charles W. Mitchell Sr.

PLATTSBURGH – Dr. Charles W. Mitchell Sr., 90, a SUNY Plattsburgh professor and honored alumnus of OHS and SUNY Oneonta, passed away on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at UVM Health Network, CVPH following a short illness.

Dr. Mitchell was born in Oneonta on Dec. 15, 1929, to Edith (Stratton) and Claude Joseph Mitchell.

He went on to earn a bachelor’s and master’s from Oneonta Teachers College and a doctorate from West Virginia University.

He served for eight years in the New York Army National Guard in Oneonta.

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