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George H. Forster


Centurion, 1868–1888

Full Name George Henry Forster

Born 20 June 1838 in Charlestown, Massachusetts

Died 8 November 1888 in New York (Bronx), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by John A. Weekes and Augustus R. Macdonough

Elected 2 May 1868 at age twenty-nine

Century Memorial

Dr. Cornelius R. Agnew, Admiral Charles H. Baldwin, Joseph N. Balestier, William Dorsheimer, Joseph W. Drexel, Horace Fairbanks, George H. Forster, Gen. Quincy A. Gillmore, John R. G. Hazard [sic: Hassard], Richard W. Hubbard, Thomas McElrath, Col. Walter McFarland, T. Bailey Myers, Henry E. Pierrepont, Frederick A. Potts, Prof. Robert R. Raymond, Bernard Roelker, Dr. Thomas T. Sabine, Mahlon D. Sands, Dr. Henry B. Sands, Gustav Schwab.

The Club has seldom been called upon to deplore the loss of so many distinguished and valuable members in one year.

Henry E. Howland
1889 Century Association Reports