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Amos F. Eno

Merchant (Dry Goods)/Banker

Centurion, 1865–1915

Full Name Amos Ferdinand Eno

Born 13 June 1837 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 21 October 1915 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Simsbury Cemetery, Simsbury, Connecticut

Proposed by James W. Pinchot and Sanford R. Gifford

Elected 6 May 1865 at age twenty-seven

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Henry C. Eno and John C. Eno; brother-in-law of James W. Pinchot (his proposer) and Charles B. Wood; uncle of Henry Lane Eno and Gifford Pinchot

Century Memorial

Amos F. Eno, an officer in the Civil War, the outbreak of which forced his firm into bankruptcy. Many years later he freely and unexpectedly paid off his firm’s creditors in full; for his honor recognized neither discharges in bankruptcy nor statutes of limitation. He inherited from his father large holdings of real estate, which he increased by good management, and an interest in the New York Sun. He was himself a collector of prints of old New York.

Henry Osborn Taylor
1916 Century Association Yearbook