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Mahlon D. Sands

Merchant (Drug Imports)/Gentleman

Centurion, 1869–1888

Full Name Mahlon Day Sands

Born 1 March 1842 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 8 June 1888 in London, England

Buried Kensal Green Cemetery, Kensal Green, Greater London, England

Proposed by Charles H. Marshall and Francis A. Stout

Elected 2 October 1869 at age twenty-seven

Archivist’s Note: Brother-in-law of Robert B. Minturn; uncle of Robert Shaw Minturn

Century Memorial

Dr. Cornelius R. Agnew, Admiral Charles H. Baldwin, Joseph N. Balestier, William Dorsheimer, Joseph W. Drexel, Horace Fairbanks, George H. Forster, Gen. Quincy A. Gillmore, John R. G. Hazard [sic: Hassard], Richard W. Hubbard, Thomas McElrath, Col. Walter McFarland, T. Bailey Myers, Henry E. Pierrepont, Frederick A. Potts, Prof. Robert R. Raymond, Bernard Roelker, Dr. Thomas T. Sabine, Mahlon D. Sands, Dr. Henry B. Sands, Gustav Schwab.

The Club has seldom been called upon to deplore the loss of so many distinguished and valuable members in one year.

Henry E. Howland
1889 Century Association Reports