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John W. T. Nichols


Centurion, 1909–1920

Full Name John White Treadwell Nichols

Born 30 October 1852 in Brighton, Massachusetts

Died 25 April 1920 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Proposed by Daniel Chester French and Richard Watson Gilder

Elected 5 June 1909 at age fifty-six

Archivist’s Note: Father of John Treadwell Nichols

Century Memorial

John White Treadwell Nichols achieved early success in the textile trade and long occupied a responsible place in the New York mercantile community.

Alexander Dana Noyes
1921 Century Association Yearbook