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Cornelius Van Schaick Roosevelt


Centurion, 1872–1878

Born 23 July 1827 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 30 September 1887 in South Orange, New Jersey

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Peter R. Strong and Robert Barnwell Roosevelt

Elected 5 October 1872 at age forty-five