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William A. Potter


Centurion, 1877–1905

Full Name William Appleton Potter

Born 10 December 1842 in Schenectady, New York

Died 19 February 1909 in Rome, Italy

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Proposed by Samuel Blatchford and John J. Cisco

Elected 3 November 1877 at age thirty-four

Archivist’s Note: Half-brother of Clarkson N. Potter, Edward T. Potter, Henry Codman Potter, and Howard Potter; brother-in-law of Launt Thompson