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James P. Kirkwood

Civil Engineer

Centurion, 1859–1860s

Full Name James Pugh Kirkwood

Born 27 March 1807 in Edinburgh, Scotland

Died 22 April 1877 in New York (Brooklyn), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Daniel Huntington

Elected 3 December 1859 at age fifty-two

Archivist’s Note: He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1860 and 1864.