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Henry E. Pierrepont

Real Estate/Trustee

Centurion, 1865–1888

Full Name Henry Evelyn Pierrepont

Born 8 August 1808 in New York (Brooklyn), New York

Died 29 March 1888 in New York (Brooklyn), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by George B. Dorr, George Bancroft, and Lewis M. Rutherfurd

Elected 4 February 1865 at age fifty-six

Archivist’s Note: Father of William A. Pierrepont; grandfather of Seth Low Pierrepont. Founder of Green-Wood Cemetery.

Proposer of:

Century Memorial

The memory of Henry E. Pierrepont will always be associated with works of charity and benevolence, and all to whom he was known will recall him as a type of the generous, true hearted gentleman.

Henry E. Howland
1889 Century Association Reports