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Samuel H. Shreve

Civil Engineer

Centurion, 1882–1884

Full Name Samuel Henry Shreve

Born 2 August 1829 in Trenton, New Jersey

Died 27 November 1884 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Upper Springfield Friends Burying Ground, Wrightstown, New Jersey

Proposed by David Van Nostrand and Isaac Newton

Elected 4 November 1882 at age fifty-three

Century Memorial

The names of those we have lost in 1884 are, in the order of their decease: Edward M. Archibald, B. H. Hutton, John J. Cisco, Augustus Schell, Willard Parker, Joseph S. Bosworth, Augustus E. Silliman, Gouverneur M. Ogden, Freeman J. Fithian, Robert Hoe, Isaac Newton, Frank E. Kernochan, Henry T. Anthony, Francis C. Bowman, Samuel H. Shreve, Benjamin F. Butler, D. Lydig Suydam, Charles Buckingham, and Dr. Noah Hunt Schenck.

It is not by their number alone that these vacant places are conspicuous; for many among them recall the thought of honored character—the associations of dear companionship enjoyed—the memories of faithful service rendered.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1885 Century Association Reports