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Peter Kemble

Manufacturer (West Point Foundry)

Centurion, 1847–1855

Born 28 July 1825 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 18 October 1887 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Francis W. Edmonds

Elected 3 April 1847 at age twenty-one

Archivist’s Note: Son of William Kemble; nephew of Gouverneur Kemble; father of Peter Kemble; cousin of James N. Paulding and William I. Paulding