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Francis F. Marbury


Centurion, 1847–1895

Full Name Francis Ferdinand Marbury

Born 1 October 1815 in Prince George’s County, Maryland

Died 8 March 1895 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Charles M. Leupp

Elected 7 July 1847 at age thirty-one

Archivist’s Note: Father of Francis F. Marbury Jr.

Century Memorial

The name of Francis F. Marbury will recall one who, in his prime, was the embodiment of the perfect clubman, a well-known and respected lawyer, who enjoyed to the fullest extent his associations here; who loved books, the company of his friends, the cozy corner by the fire, and whose fund of information, genial presence and store of wit made him a welcome addition to any circle within our walls. Notwithstanding the weight of years, failing health and continued bereavement, the cheerfulness of his nature was never clouded, and the old-time sparkle was apparent even at the time of his last visit to The Century, which he loved so well.

Henry E. Howland
1896 Century Association Yearbook