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Benjamin S. Walcott


Centurion, 1861–1890

Full Name Benjamin Stuart Walcott

Born 31 August 1824 in Whitestone, New York

Died 16 February 1890 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Thomas R. Foster and Thomas Hicks

Elected 6 April 1861 at age thirty-six

Century Memorial

Benjamin S. Walcott was of such a retiring nature that only those who knew him appreciated what a sterling man he was. For many years he was president of one of the prominent insurance companies here, and deserves the respect in which he was held.

Henry E. Howland
1891 Century Association Yearbook