Full Name Henry Honychurch Gorringe
Born 11 August 1841 in Bridgetown, Barbados
Died 7 July 1885 in New York (Manhattan), New York
Buried Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill, New York
Elected 4 March 1882 at age forty
Archivist’s Note: He transported the “Cleopatra’s Needle” obelisk in Central Park, a gift from Egypt, in 1879 and 1880.
[T]he list of those deceased in 1885 presents the unusually small number of six. These are Stillman S. Conant, Charles Tracy, Commander Henry H. Gorringe, General Irvin McDowell, Professor John C. Draper, and Samuel Wetmore.
Augustus R. Macdonough
1886 Century Association Reports