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Russell Smith


Centurion, 1848–1860s

Born 13 July 1822 in Virginia

Died 10 May 1866 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Manhasset Dutch Reformed Church Cemetery, Manhasset, New York

Proposed by Francis W. Edmonds

Elected 6 May 1848 at age twenty-five

Archivist’s Note: Treasurer of the Century Association, 1851–1852. He ostensibly resigned sometime between 1855 and 1857 and was reinstated in April 1862 with a new proposer, John H. Gourlie. He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1862 and 1864.

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