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William Chittenden Lusk


Centurion, 1901–1934

Born 23 July 1868 in Guilford, Connecticut

Died 24 October 1934 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Leroy M. Yale and Edward L. Burlingame

Elected 4 May 1901 at age thirty-two

Archivist’s Note: Son of William T. Lusk; brother of William Chittenden Lusk; uncle of William T. Lusk

Seconder of:

Century Memorial

Dr. William Chittenden Lusk, son and brother of those other old-time Centurions, Dr. William T. Lusk and Dr. Graham Lusk, was for seventeen years professor of clinical surgery at Bellevue. Like those distinguished relatives he won high place in his profession, his own achievement being identified with a famous and quite unprecedented surgical operation.

Alexander Dana Noyes
1935 Century Association Yearbook