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Russell L. Wheeler

Merchant (Dry Goods/Produce)

Centurion, 1857–1860s

Full Name Russell Lathrop Wheeler

Born 23 June 1830 in North Stonington, Connecticut

Died 8 March 1890 in New York (Brooklyn), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Gilbert M. Speir and Asher B. Durand

Elected 29 April 1857 at age twenty-six

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