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George Gordon King


Centurion, 1892–1917

Born 31 January 1859 in Newport, Rhode Island

Died 30 March 1922 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Island Cemetery, Newport, Rhode Island

Proposed by Seth Low and Walter C. Tuckerman

Elected 5 November 1892 at age thirty-three

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Le Roy King; uncle of Frederic Rhinelander King; great-uncle of Nicholas LeRoy King; brother-in-law of Louis B. McCagg