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Richard O’Gorman


Centurion, 1853–1864

Born 13 November 1820 in Dublin, Ireland

Died 28 February 1895 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Charles P. Daly

Elected 1 October 1853 at age thirty-two

Archivist’s Note: Birthdate calculated from his reported age at death of 74 years, 3 months, and 15 days; he was baptized at St. Audeon’s parish in Dublin on 28 November 1820.