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Fitz Hugh Ludlow


Centurion, 1864–1865

Born 11 September 1836 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 12 September 1870 in Geneva, Switzerland

Buried Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, New York

Proposed by Albert Bierstadt and John H. Gourlie

Elected 7 May 1864 at age twenty-seven

Archivist’s Note: In March 1861, three years before his election, he published a two-part series about the social life at the Century in the New York Commercial Advertiser. His former wife married his proposer Albert Bierstadt in 1866.

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