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Benjamin R. Winthrop


Centurion, 1853–1878

Full Name Benjamin Robert Winthrop

Born 18 June 1804 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 26 July 1879 in London, England

Buried Saint Marks Church-in-the-Bowery Churchyard, Manhattan, New York

Proposed by George William Curtis

Elected 8 January 1853 at age forty-eight

Archivist’s Note: Father of Egerton L. Winthrop; grandfather of Bronson Winthrop

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