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Charles G. Thompson


Centurion, 1890–1919

Full Name Charles Griswold Thompson

Born 26 April 1840 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 8 December 1919 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by James A. Roosevelt and W. C. Schermerhorn

Elected 1 November 1890 at age fifty

Century Memorial

Charles Griswold Thompson, descendant of one of the oldest American families, had been nearly thirty years a member of the Century Club. He was long a Director of the New York Life and the Union Square Savings Bank, and, in private as in business life, a man of pleasing personality.

Alexander Dana Noyes
1920 Century Association Yearbook