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R. S. Pell

Secretary, Free Trade League

Centurion, 1857–1860s

Full Name Robert Schuyler Pell

Born 9 June 1835 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 24 July 1868 in Interlaken, Switzerland

Proposed by William Cullen Bryant

Elected 7 March 1857 at age twenty-one

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Alfred Pell; cousin of Duncan A. Pell. He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1860 and 1864.