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Edward H. Kendall


Centurion, 1883–1901

Full Name Edward Hale Kendall

Born 30 July 1842 in Boston, Massachusetts

Died 10 March 1901 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Frederick C. Withers and Richard Morris Hunt

Elected 3 February 1883 at age forty

Century Memorial

Edward H. Kendall was an architect of recognized standing in his profession, with a large amount of work to his credit in this city, chiefly business structures of importance. He received his early schooling and much of his professional education abroad, and had a noteworthy acquaintance with the French language, literature, and architecture. He enjoyed the confidence and respect of his associates, was the fourth President of the American Institute of Architects, and was chosen to preside over the World’s Convention of Architects at Chicago in 1894. He served The Century at various times as Trustee and on the Committee of Admissions, and was deeply attached to the Club and its associations. He was a kindly companion, of refined tastes and unfailing consideration for others. A man of unusual physical vigor and devoted to out-door life, his sudden death at the age of fifty-nine [sic] was a severe shock to a large circle of friends.

Edward Cary
1902 Century Association Yearbook