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Frank Livermore


Centurion, 1896–1902

Born 11 April 1841 in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Died 18 November 1902 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Beechwoods Cemetery, New Rochelle, New York

Proposed by Edward L. Burlingame and Edwin H. Blashfield

Elected 1 February 1896 at age fifty-four

Archivist’s Note: Brother of William R. Livermore

Century Memorial

Dr. Francis [sic] Livermore had been but a few years a member of The Century, and his retiring disposition restricted the circle of his acquaintance here, but to those who knew him his attraction was very positive, that of a man with a curiously helpful and tranquillizing temperament and a philosophy quite his own. At the outset of his preparation for his profession in Cambridge, Mass., the Civil War broke out, and he served as a medical cadet through most of it. Subsequently he studied here and in Paris, graduated at the University of Paris, and, a somewhat rare experience, obtained the license to practice in that city, which he did for some years. On his return to this country he did not, for private reasons, undertake general practice, but was for many years connected with the Health Department. He was a traveller in widely varied regions, and his culture was as extended as it was modestly borne.

Edward Cary
1903 Century Association Yearbook