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George S. Appleton

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Centurion, 1873–1878

Full Name George Swett Appleton

Born 11 August 1821 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 7 July 1878 in New York (Bronx), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Daniel Huntington and George P. Putnam

Elected 1 November 1873 at age fifty-two

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Daniel S. Appleton, John A. Appleton, Samuel F. Appleton, and William H. Appleton; brother-in-law of James E. Cooley; uncle of Daniel Appleton, D. Sidney Appleton, Edward D. Appleton, and William W. Appleton

Century Memorial

The list of members deceased during the year contains the names of eleven; E. R. Peaslee, Theodore Roosevelt, E. Delafield Smith, M. Knoedler, Edward Satterlee, William C. Bryant, Geo. S. Appleton, John S. Baker, Adam T. Sackett, William M. Allen and Bayard Taylor.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1879 Century Association Reports