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Clarkson N. Potter

Civil Engineer/Lawyer/Politician

Centurion, 1857–1882

Full Name Clarkson Nott Potter

Born 25 April 1824 in Schenectady, New York

Died 23 January 1882 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Vale Cemetery, Schenectady, New York

Proposed by James P. Cronkhite

Elected 7 March 1857 at age thirty-two

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Edward T. Potter, Henry Codman Potter, and Howard Potter; half-brother of William A. Potter; brother-in-law of Launt Thompson; grandfather of Clarkson N. Potter

Century Memorial

[T]he list of those deceased includes 12 names, those of the Rev. Henry W. Bellows, Gen’l J. G. Barnard, Henry Draper, Jonathan Edwards, Fred’k E. Gibert, Alexander L. Holley, Thos. Le Clear, Dr. Erskine Mason, Clarkson N. Potter, Dr. James R. Wood, Robert L. Stuart and Edgar S. Van Winkle.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1883 Century Association Reports