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James R. Wood


Centurion, 1858–1882

Full Name James Rushmore Wood

Born 14 September 1816 in Mamaroneck, New York

Died 4 June 1882 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Charles M. Leupp and Edward Bell

Elected 9 January 1858 at age forty-one

Century Memorial

[T]he list of those deceased includes 12 names, those of the Rev. Henry W. Bellows, Gen’l J. G. Barnard, Henry Draper, Jonathan Edwards, Fred’k E. Gibert, Alexander L. Holley, Thos. Le Clear, Dr. Erskine Mason, Clarkson N. Potter, Dr. James R. Wood, Robert L. Stuart and Edgar S. Van Winkle.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1883 Century Association Reports