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John Winthrop Chanler


Centurion, 1854–1877

Born 14 September 1826 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 19 October 1877 in Barrytown, New York

Buried Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum, Manhattan, New York

Proposed by Benjamin R. Winthrop

Elected 4 February 1854 at age twenty-seven

Century Memorial

The Club has lost by death during the year the following members: James W. Beekman, John Winthrop Chanler, Alpheus B. Crosby, Frederick Fawcett, Henry Peters Gray, William P. Lee, Marshall Pepoon, Edward Seymour, J. Butler Wright, Charles E. Milnor, William B. Ogden, and J. V. L. Pruyn. Most of these were old members of the Century, many of them eminent in the community and leaders in their respective walks of life, and several of them among the most loved of our associates.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1878 Century Association Reports