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Charles H. Marshall

Banker/Public Servant

Centurion, 1866–1912

Full Name Charles Henry Marshall

Born 19 February 1838 in Easton, New York

Died 2 July 1912 in Paris, France

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by William T. Blodgett and Launt Thompson

Elected 5 May 1866 at age twenty-eight

Archivist’s Note: He was a passenger on the RMS Carpathia when she rescued survivors of the RMS Titanic. Cf. Francis Davis Millet.

Seconder of:

Century Memorial

Charles Henry Marshall, a member since 1866. Heir to large wealth, engaged in shipping from his youth, director in banks and insurance companies, trustee of many charities, harbor commissioner, dock commissioner, alert anti-Tammany alderman;—thus his years of strength were filled with commercial, social, and civic activities.

Henry Osborn Taylor
1913 Century Association Yearbook