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John Lester Wallack


Centurion, 1864–1883

Born 1 January 1820 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 6 September 1888 in Stamford, Connecticut

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Augustus R. Macdonough and William J. Hoppin

Elected 12 November 1864 at age forty-four

Archivist’s Note: Birth name “John Johnstone Wallack”