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J. Howard Wainwright


Centurion, 1854–1871

Full Name John Howard Wainwright

Born 15 June 1829 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 6 April 1871 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Trinity Church Cemetery and Mausoleum, Manhattan, New York

Proposed by Samuel W. Goodridge Jr.

Elected 7 January 1854 at age twenty-four

Century Memorial

Wainwright, of a strong and original mind, and peculiarly sincere, manly and forcible in character, might easily have gained distinction in some profession that would have given a wider range for these qualities than they found in the one he chose.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1872 Century Association Reports