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James H. Banker

Railroad Officer

Centurion, 1850–1850s

Full Name James Hopson Banker

Born 12 October 1826 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 10 February 1885 in Irvington, New York

Buried Moravian Cemetery, New Dorp, New York

Proposed by Daniel S. Appleton

Elected 2 March 1850 at age twenty-three

Archivist’s Note: He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1855 and 1857. His remains were removed from his original burial location at New York Marble Cemetery, 2d Ave.