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James M. Sanderson

Army Officer

Centurion, 1854–1871

Full Name James Monroe Sanderson

Born 9 June 1817 in Baltimore, Maryland

Died 16 November 1871 in London, England

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Charles M. Leupp

Elected 7 January 1854 at age thirty-six

Archivist’s Note: Grandfather of J. Monroe Hewlett

Proposer of:

Century Memorial

Howard Wainwright, Gouverneur Wilkins, Thomas Rossiter, Irving Graham, James Sanderson, and Edward Slosson, will meet with us no more. All of them were best known to the older members of the Club, and their attachment and services to it in the earlier days remain among its pleasantest memories.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1872 Century Association Reports