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Woolsey Johnson

Physician/Health Commissioner

Centurion, 1875–1887

Born 8 February 1842 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 21 June 1887 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Stratford, Connecticut

Proposed by Henry Drisler and Augustus R. Macdonough

Elected 3 April 1875 at age thirty-three

Century Memorial

Edward L. Youmans, C. N. Black, William D. Morgan, C. Wyllys Betts, Charles L. Perkins, Edmund H. Miller, Stephen C. Williams, Roswell D. Hitchcock, Woolsey Johnson, C. E. Detmold, Joseph C. Hutchinson [sic: misspelling of “Hutchison”], Aaron J. Vanderpoel, James B. Johnston, George P. Pomeroy, E. P. Carpenter, George H. Palmer and Chas. A. Rapallo.

These names were illustrious in nearly every sphere of life, and represent the highest stations on the Bench, in science, theology, law, medicine and mercantile pursuits.

Henry E. Howland
1888 Century Association Reports