Born 22 February 1838 in New York (Manhattan), New York
Died 29 June 1913 in New York (Manhattan), New York
Buried Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, Bronx, New York
Elected 5 May 1888 at age fifty
Archivist’s Note: Father of Anson Phelps Stokes and J. G. Phelps Stokes
Anson Phelps Stokes, a well-known member of a family noted for its wealth, philanthropy, and energy in the cause of good government—himself beneficently active in many enterprises useful to the community, and endowed with the modesty of an efficient man.
Henry Osborn Taylor
1914 Century Association Yearbook