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J. M. Van Cott


Centurion, 1853–1850s

Full Name Joshua Marsden Van Cott

Born 10 June 1815 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 13 August 1896 in New York (Brooklyn), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Waldo Hutchins

Elected 1 October 1853 at age thirty-eight

Archivist’s Note: He likely resigned or was dropped from the rolls between 1855 and 1857.