century association biographical archive

Earliest Members of the Century Association

View all members

William D. Morgan

Merchant (Shipping)

Centurion, 1865–1887

Full Name William Dare Morgan

Born 1 February 1838 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 24 April 1887 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Cypress Cemetery, Old Saybrook, Connecticut

Proposed by Francis A. Stout and Edward A. Stansbury

Elected 2 December 1865 at age twenty-seven

Archivist’s Note: Son-in-law of Lydig Hoyt; brother-in-law of Gerald Livingston Hoyt and Henry S. Hoyt

Proposer of:

Century Memorial

Edward L. Youmans, C. N. Black, William D. Morgan, C. Wyllys Betts, Charles L. Perkins, Edmund H. Miller, Stephen C. Williams, Roswell D. Hitchcock, Woolsey Johnson, C. E. Detmold, Joseph C. Hutchinson [sic: misspelling of “Hutchison”], Aaron J. Vanderpoel, James B. Johnston, George P. Pomeroy, E. P. Carpenter, George H. Palmer and Chas. A. Rapallo.

These names were illustrious in nearly every sphere of life, and represent the highest stations on the Bench, in science, theology, law, medicine and mercantile pursuits.

Henry E. Howland
1888 Century Association Reports