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George Opdyke

Mayor of New York City

Centurion, 1859–1860s

Born 7 December 1805 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Died 12 June 1880 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Newark, New Jersey

Proposed by James P. Cronkhite

Elected 4 June 1859 at age fifty-three

Archivist’s Note: He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1860 and 1864.