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Julius Sachs


Centurion, 1886–1934

Born 6 July 1849 in Baltimore, Maryland

Died 2 February 1934 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Fresh Pond Crematory and Columbarium, Middle Village, New York

Proposed by George Haven Putnam and James Herbert Morse

Elected 6 February 1886 at age thirty-six

Archivist’s Note: Uncle of Paul J. Sachs

Century Memorial

Julius Sachs was a familiar visitor at the Club-house, where his quiet and serious conversation always played its part in the exchange of views. Completing more than sixty years ago his course of study at Columbia and the European universities, he conducted for thirty-five years the New York schools which he founded, first for boys and then for girls, occupying afterward a chair in the Teachers’ College. Doctor Sachs was a man of unostentatious learning and of forward-looking instincts; he has left his impression on the city’s work of education.

Alexander Dana Noyes
1935 Century Association Yearbook