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William Spencer

Merchant (Dry Goods)

Centurion, 1859–1860s

Born 14 November 1802 in Cheshire, Connecticut

Died 10 February 1868 in New Haven, Connecticut

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Thomas McElrath

Elected 1 October 1859 at age fifty-six

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