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John Sedgwick


Centurion, 1870–1894

Born 21 June 1829 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 11 September 1897 in Norfolk, Connecticut

Buried Cornwall Hollow Cemetery, Cornwall Hollow, Connecticut

Proposed by Samuel Blatchford and James C. Carter

Elected 5 November 1870 at age forty-one

Archivist’s Note: Second cousin of Henry D. Sedgwick and William Ellery Sedgwick