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Elliot C. Cowdin

Merchant (Silk)/Public Servant

Centurion, 1864–1880

Full Name Elliot Christopher Cowdin

Born 9 August 1819 in Jamaica, Vermont

Died 12 April 1880 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Oakwood Cemetery, Mount Kisco, New York

Proposed by Jonathan Sturges and Charles Butler

Elected 3 December 1864 at age forty-five

Proposer of:

Century Memorial

The list of the latter [deceased members] contains the names of the Rev. Drs. Adams, Osgood and Chapin, besides those of Elliot C. Cowdin, William E. Curtis, Dudley Field, William B. Hoffman, Richard E. Mount, Albert J. Meyer, Charles D. Gambrill, Sanford R. Gifford, Marshall O. Roberts and R. D. Nesmith.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1881 Century Association Reports