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Edward D. Nelson

Landscape Artist

Centurion, 1851–1865

Full Name Edward Delavan Nelson

Born 29 June 1821 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 1 November 1871 in New York (Bronx), New York

Buried Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, New York

Proposed by John H. Gourlie

Elected 1 March 1851 at age twenty-nine

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