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Elijah Ward

Army Officer/Congressman

Centurion, 1852–1850s

Born 16 September 1816 in Ossining, New York

Died 7 February 1882 in Roslyn, New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Charles P. Daly

Elected 3 April 1852 at age thirty-five

Archivist’s Note: He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1857 and 1860.