Archie Alexander

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Birthday
14, 1888
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jan 4, 1958 (69)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
14, 1888
Birthplace
Iowa
Death Date
Jan 4, 1958 (69)

About

Mathematician and engineer who was the first graduate of the University of Iowa's College of Engineering.

Before Fame

He started out at Des Moines College, where he attempted to join the school's all-white football team. Unfortunately, he wasn't admitted.

Trivia

He was awarded an honorary Doctor of Engineering from Howard University in 1946.

Family Life

He was brought up in Ottumwa, Iowa.

Associated With

He and football player Nile Kinnick were both graduates of the University of Iowa.

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