Born 3 August 1842 in Boston, Massachusetts
Died 16 January 1914 in Boston, Massachusetts
Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Elected 3 November 1866 at age twenty-four
Benjamin Holt Ticknor, a captain in our Civil War, and the last lineal member of that famous publishing house whose psychical identity has maintained itself from 1832, through change of name and organization, and whose publications for several decades made a good part of the literary history of this country.
Henry Osborn Taylor
1915 Century Association Yearbook