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Samuel W. Johnson

Manufacturer (Textile Printing)

Centurion, 1881–1881

Full Name Samuel William Johnson

Born 10 September 1837 in Stratford, Connecticut

Died 13 December 1881 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Fishkill Rural Cemetery, Fishkill, New York

Proposed by James Kent and Isaac Newton

Elected 5 February 1881 at age forty-three

Archivist’s Note: Grandson-in-law of Gulian C. Verplanck

Century Memorial

The names which have ceased to appear on our list, ranged in the order of seniority of membership are those of William Kemble, John A. Appleton, Wm. Tracy, Edwin W. Stoughton, Richard H. Bowne, Edward Delano, Francis T. Walker, Chas. H. Rogers, Chas. T. Blake, H. F. Vail, Alanson S. Jones, Samuel B. Ruggles, Edward A. Washburn, John Carey, Jr., Alexander Major and Samuel W. Johnson.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1882 Century Association Reports