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Charles Comfort Tiffany


Centurion, 1875–1907

Born 5 October 1829 in Baltimore, Maryland

Died 20 August 1907 in Northeast Harbor, Maine

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Henry Codman Potter and Hugh N. Camp

Elected 6 March 1875 at age forty-five

Archivist’s Note: Second cousin of Louis Comfort Tiffany

Seconder of:

Century Memorial

Charles Comfort Tiffany, a son of Maryland, educated at Dickinson and Andover, fortunate in abundant opportunity for study abroad, an active, successful clergyman in Boston and New York, and an ecclesiastical historian of eminence, died in his seventy-eighth year, after thirty-two years of comradeship in this Association. To the end his high calling absorbed his time and energy; he was a devoted servant of the church and of humanity. Books, however, were his avocation, his social nature required the companionship of scholars and artists, and in his leisure time he was often in this Club, appreciated for the distinction of his manners, for his sympathy and good judgment in the many concerns of his fellow-members.

William Milligan Sloane
1908 Century Association Yearbook