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Eugene Delano


Centurion, 1902–1920

Born 30 August 1844 in Utica, New York

Died 2 April 1920 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Proposed by Henry E. Howland and John S. Kennedy

Elected 1 March 1902 at age fifty-seven

Archivist’s Note: Son-in-law of William Adams; father of Moreau Delano and William Adams Delano; uncle of Thatcher M. Brown and William Adams Brown; grandfather of William Richard P. Delano

Proposer of:

Century Memorial

Eugene Delano was one of those bankers who gave his time unsparingly to executive work for the public welfare. During forty years a member of Brown Brothers & Co., he served actively in the management of the New York Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, the Presbyterian Hospital, the New York Orthopedic Dispensary and Hospital, the New York City Mission, and the New York Institution for the Deaf and Dumb. He was Treasurer of the Waldensian Aid Society, he was deeply interested in the work of Dr. Grenfell among the inhabitants of Labrador, and he was a loyal promoter of the interests of his Alma Mater, Williams College. Mr. Delano possessed broad and conservative views regarding the duties of the American banker; his judgment of financial affairs was formed by long and thorough acquaintance with the real needs of the country’s industry and commerce.

Alexander Dana Noyes
1921 Century Association Yearbook