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William H. Van Buren


Centurion, 1857–1850s

Full Name William Holme Van Buren

Born 5 April 1819 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Died 25 March 1883 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by William H. Appleton

Elected 29 April 1857 at age thirty-eight

Archivist’s Note: He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1857 and 1860.