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Samuel Jones


Centurion, 1852–1853

Born 26 May 1770 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 9 August 1853 in Cold Spring Harbor, New York

Buried Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, New York

Proposed by Frederick S. Cozzens

Elected 6 March 1852 at age eighty-one

Archivist’s Note: He is the Centurion with the earliest year of birth (1770).