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Austin Flint

Physician

Centurion, 1877–1886

Born 20 October 1812 in Petersham, Massachusetts

Died 13 March 1886 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts

Proposed by William H. Appleton and William H. Beard

Elected 1 December 1877 at age sixty-five

Archivist’s Note: Father of Austin Flint II (elected to the club after his son)

Century Memorial

[T]he list of those deceased includes 16 names, which, ranged in the order of seniority of membership, are those of Asher B. Durand, John H. Platt, D. Williamson Lee, Thomas B. Coddington, Henry J. Scudder, Charles S. Seyton, David Van Nostrand, James M. Redmond, Samuel J. Tilden, Chester A. Arthur, Charles Short, Alfred Wilkinson, James Kent, S. Oakley Vanderpoel, Austin Flint and John Forsyth. The average length of membership of those who compose this list was twenty-one years and four months.

Horace W. Robbins
1887 Century Association Reports