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Francis A. Stout

Geographer/Public Works

Centurion, 1859–1892

Full Name Francis Aquila Stout

Born 21 October 1833 in Alexandria Bay, New York

Died 18 July 1892 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Peter A. Porter

Elected 1 October 1859 at age twenty-five

Century Memorial

Francis A. Stout was a man well known in this city as a man of high position, prominent in social circles and in charitable work. He was a man of broad cultivation, and of the most generous nature, and devoted his large wealth to the best uses. He had great business sagacity, and was influential in the direction of great corporations and business enterprises. He was a liberal patron of the arts, and was unsparing in effort and unselfish in his devotion to good works.

Henry E. Howland
1893 Century Association Yearbook