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Robert Kelly

Lawyer/Manufacturer (Iron/Copper)

Centurion, 1875–1889

Born 26 October 1848 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 6 January 1916 in Superior, Wisconsin

Buried Rhinebeck Cemetery, Rhinebeck, New York

Proposed by William Packer Prentice, John S. Newberry, and Henry Drisler

Elected 5 June 1875 at age twenty-six

Archivist’s Note: Son of Robert Kelly; brother-in-law of William Packer Prentice (his proposer); uncle of Robert Kelly Prentice and William Kelly Prentice