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Charles Godfrey Leland


Centurion, 1859–1860s

Born 15 August 1824 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Died 20 March 1903 in Florence, Italy

Buried Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Proposed by Frederick S. Cozzens

Elected 5 November 1859 at age thirty-five

Archivist’s Note: Published under the pseudonym “Hans Brietmann.” He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1860 and 1864.