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Augustus E. Silliman

Banker/Author

Centurion, 1849–1884

Full Name Augustus Ely Silliman

Born 7 June 1807 in Newport, Rhode Island

Died 30 May 1884 in New York (Brooklyn), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by William J. Hoppin

Elected 3 March 1849 at age forty-one

Supporter of:

Century Memorial

The names of those we have lost in 1884 are, in the order of their decease: Edward M. Archibald, B. H. Hutton, John J. Cisco, Augustus Schell, Willard Parker, Joseph S. Bosworth, Augustus E. Silliman, Gouverneur M. Ogden, Freeman J. Fithian, Robert Hoe, Isaac Newton, Frank E. Kernochan, Henry T. Anthony, Francis C. Bowman, Samuel H. Shreve, Benjamin F. Butler, D. Lydig Suydam, Charles Buckingham, and Dr. Noah Hunt Schenck.

It is not by their number alone that these vacant places are conspicuous; for many among them recall the thought of honored character—the associations of dear companionship enjoyed—the memories of faithful service rendered.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1885 Century Association Reports