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Henry F. Vail


Centurion, 1865–1881

Full Name Henry Farnham Vail

Born 27 September 1812 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 22 September 1881 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by George Bancroft, John H. Gourlie, and Louis Lang

Elected 4 February 1865 at age fifty-two