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Edward A. Stansbury


Centurion, 1860–1873

Full Name Edward Augustus Stansbury

Born 17 January 1817 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 4 November 1873 in Haledon, New Jersey

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Charles P. Kirkland and James M. Sanderson

Elected 3 March 1860 at age forty-three

Proposer of:

Century Memorial

And those of us who had begun to recall Stansbury as he was before his spirit was clouded and his powers depressed by the illness that saddened his later years, remember his enthusiastic freshness, and the frankness and conviction which it lent to his manly support of any worthy cause or generous purpose.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1874 Century Association Reports