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Samuel Blatchford

Lawyer/Associate Justice, U.S. Supreme Court

Centurion, 1868–1882

Born 9 March 1820 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 7 July 1893 in Newport, Rhode Island

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Gilbert M. Speir and Stephen P. Nash

Elected 1 February 1868 at age forty-seven