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Louis David Vaillant


Centurion, 1914–1944

Born 14 December 1875 in Cleveland, Ohio

Died 7 February 1944 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio

Proposed by H. Siddons Mowbray and Edwin H. Blashfield

Elected 5 December 1914 at age thirty-eight

Century Memorial

Louis David Vaillant. [Born] 1875. Mural painter. Student here under H. Siddons Mowbray, also in Paris, in Florence, in Rome; among his works were the stained glass windows in the Society for Ethical Culture meeting house in this city and ceiling medallions in the Rockefeller Gardens, Pocantico Hills; shy, sensitive and cherished Centurion.

Geoffrey Parsons, Secretary
Annual Meeting Necrology, 11 January 1945