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Charles A. Macy Jr.


Centurion, 1865–1902

Full Name Charles Alexander Macy Jr.

Born 26 December 1840 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 2 January 1902 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by John H. Macy and Thomas Hicks

Elected 2 December 1865 at age twenty-four

Proposer of:

Century Memorial

Charles Alexander Macy was a descendant of the well known Quaker family originating among the earliest settlers of Nantucket, which has contributed to New York bankers and merchants distinguished for integrity, intelligence, and philanthropy. Mr. Macy was one of the founders of the old firm of stationers, Corlies, Macy, & Company. Later he established the banking house of Macy Brothers & Herbert. In his quiet manner, gentle disposition, and sincere and simple character, he preserved the best traditions of the ancestry that was in practice as in name a Society of Friends.

Edward Cary
1902 Century Association Yearbook