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Henry A. Oakley


Centurion, 1852–1898

Full Name Henry Augustus Oakley

Born 20 September 1827 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 6 April 1907 in Nyack, New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by John H. Gourlie

Elected 2 June 1852 at age twenty-four

Archivist’s Note: Treasurer of the Century Association, 1881–1884. He ostensibly resigned sometime between 1857 and 1860 and was reinstated in February 1876 with a new set of proposers, Gilbert M. Speir (either the father or the son), Francis F. Marbury, and William H. Wisner.