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Freeman J. Fithian


Centurion, 1863–1884

Full Name Freeman Judd Fithian

Born 11 October 1821 in Erie, Pennsylvania

Died 4 August 1884 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried North East Cemetery, North East, Pennsylvania

Proposed by Thomas Hitchcock

Elected 7 November 1863 at age forty-two

Century Memorial

The names of those we have lost in 1884 are, in the order of their decease: Edward M. Archibald, B. H. Hutton, John J. Cisco, Augustus Schell, Willard Parker, Joseph S. Bosworth, Augustus E. Silliman, Gouverneur M. Ogden, Freeman J. Fithian, Robert Hoe, Isaac Newton, Frank E. Kernochan, Henry T. Anthony, Francis C. Bowman, Samuel H. Shreve, Benjamin F. Butler, D. Lydig Suydam, Charles Buckingham, and Dr. Noah Hunt Schenck.

It is not by their number alone that these vacant places are conspicuous; for many among them recall the thought of honored character—the associations of dear companionship enjoyed—the memories of faithful service rendered.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1885 Century Association Reports