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George H. Palmer


Centurion, 1870–1887

Full Name George Hadden Palmer

Born 18 December 1839 in New York State

Died 10 August 1887 in New York (Brooklyn), New York

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Alanson S. Jones and John W. S. Gouley

Elected 5 November 1870 at age thirty

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