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Edgar S. Auchincloss

Merchant (Textiles)/Banker

Centurion, 1881–1892

Full Name Edgar Stirling Auchincloss

Born 29 September 1847 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 13 March 1892 in Augusta, Georgia

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Charles Tracy and William F. Bridge

Elected 3 December 1881 at age thirty-four

Archivist’s Note: Brother of John Winthrop Auchincloss; nephew of Hugh Auchincloss; father of Hugh D. Auchincloss and Samuel Sloan Auchincloss

Century Memorial

Edgar S. Auchincloss was a member of the old mercantile firm of Auchincloss Brothers, was the Vice-President of the Manhattan Company, and a director of the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company. He was a broad natured, generous hearted, and most lovable man, public spirited and interested in charitable work. Every one who knew him was attracted to him by his personal qualities, and respected him as an upright merchant, a good citizen, and as a true friend. He stood as a fine example of high character and integrity in the business life of this city.

Henry E. Howland
1893 Century Association Yearbook