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Henry Chauncey


Centurion, 1863–1915

Full Name Henry Charles Chauncey

Born 9 February 1825 in Middletown, Connecticut

Died 5 April 1915 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Richard Morris Hunt and William J. Hoppin

Elected 2 May 1863 at age thirty-eight

Archivist’s Note: He ostensibly resigned in 1884 and was reinstated in December 1891 with a new set of proposers, Richard Morris Hunt and Augustine Smith.

Seconder of:

Century Memorial

Henry Chauncey, a Harvard graduate of the class of ’44, and long a member of our Association, from which his infirmities had for some years withheld him.

Henry Osborn Taylor
1916 Century Association Yearbook