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Frederick Kammerer


Centurion, 1894–1928

Born 4 February 1856 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 26 September 1928 in Merano, Italy

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Robert F. Weir and Arpad G. Gerster

Elected 3 March 1894 at age thirty-eight

Century Memorial

Frederick Kammerer belonged to the older school of New York surgeons. His affiliations, professional and social, were mostly with the men he had known in his younger days. By inheritance and training he was strongly attached to Germany, and he went with a committee of American surgeons to direct a Prussian military lazaret in 1916. But he was none the less a thorough American, and held the rank of major in the Medical corps during our own participation in the war. Dr. Kammerer was interested in many aspects of life outside the work of his profession, a lover of good music and a cheerful companion at the Century.

Alexander Dana Noyes
1929 Century Association Yearbook