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Abiel Abbot Low


Centurion, 1865–1887

Born 7 February 1811 in Salem, Massachusetts

Died 7 January 1893 in New York (Brooklyn), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Francis Vinton and William Oliver Stone

Elected 4 November 1865 at age fifty-four

Archivist’s Note: Father of A. Augustus Low and Seth Low; grandfather of Benjamin R. C. Low and Seth Low Pierrepont