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Launt Thompson

Sculptor

Centurion, 1862–1887

Full Name Lancelot Thompson

Born 8 March 1833 in Abbeyleix, Ireland

Died 26 September 1894 in Middletown, New York

Buried Hillside Cemetery, Middletown, New York

Proposed by Louis Lang and Regis Gignoux

Elected 1 March 1862 at age twenty-eight

Archivist’s Note: Brother-in-law of Clarkson N. Potter, Edward T. Potter, Henry Codman Potter, Howard Potter, and William A. Potter