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Henry James


Centurion, 1853–1850s

Born 3 June 1811 in Albany, New York

Died 18 December 1882 in Boston, Massachusetts

Buried Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Proposed by Charles P. Daly

Elected 5 March 1853 at age forty-one

Archivist’s Note: Father of Henry James Jr.; grandfather of Henry James. He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1857 and 1860.