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Irvin McDowell

Army Officer

Centurion, 1877–1885

Born 15 October 1818 in Columbus, Ohio

Died 4 June 1885 in San Francisco, California

Proposed by Wolcott Gibbs, Lewis M. Rutherfurd, and Ogden N. Rood

Elected 10 March 1877 at age fifty-eight

Century Memorial

[T]he list of those deceased in 1885 presents the unusually small number of six. These are Stillman S. Conant, Charles Tracy, Commander Henry H. Gorringe, General Irvin McDowell, Professor John C. Draper, and Samuel Wetmore.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1886 Century Association Reports