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Wilmer S. Wood


Centurion, 1866–1910

Full Name Wilmer Stanard Wood

Born 24 February 1840 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 27 July 1910 in Lucerne, Switzerland

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Edgar S. Van Winkle

Elected 7 April 1866 at age twenty-six

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Wilmer S. Wood became a member of The Century in 1866. For many years he made his home in Paris his name appearing on our list among the absent members.

George William Knox
1911 Century Association Yearbook