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Henry B. Sands

Surgeon

Centurion, 1863–1888

Full Name Henry Berton Sands

Born 30 September 1830 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 18 November 1888 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Henry W. Bellows and John H. Gourlie

Elected 6 June 1863 at age thirty-two

Archivist’s Note: Father of Robert A. Sands

Century Memorial

Dr. Henry B. Sands and Dr. Cornelius R. Agnew occupied the front rank in the medical profession, in which to be distinguished is an evidence of great ability, so high is the standard which it maintains. Their skill, devotion, purity of life, philanthropy and usefulness as citizens were marked and recognized by the whole community.

Henry E. Howland
1889 Century Association Reports