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Alexander Hamilton Vinton


Centurion, 1864–1876

Born 2 May 1807 in Providence, Rhode Island

Died 26 April 1881 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Buried Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, Rhode Island

Proposed by James C. Carter

Elected 12 November 1864 at age fifty-seven

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Francis Vinton; brother-in-law of George S. Greene; uncle of Francis Vinton Greene, George S. Greene Jr., Alexander H. Vinton, and Francis Laurens Vinton