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Edward Delano

Importer (China)

Centurion, 1863–1881

Born 11 July 1818 in Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Died 28 August 1881 in Bar Harbor, Maine

Buried Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Massachusetts

Proposed by John H. Gourlie and Charles S. Seyton

Elected 7 February 1863 at age forty-four

Archivist’s Note: Brother of Franklin H. Delano; uncle of Frederic A. Delano; great-uncle of Franklin D. Roosevelt

Century Memorial

The names which have ceased to appear on our list, ranged in the order of seniority of membership are those of William Kemble, John A. Appleton, Wm. Tracy, Edwin W. Stoughton, Richard H. Bowne, Edward Delano, Francis T. Walker, Chas. H. Rogers, Chas. T. Blake, H. F. Vail, Alanson S. Jones, Samuel B. Ruggles, Edward A. Washburn, John Carey, Jr., Alexander Major and Samuel W. Johnson.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1882 Century Association Reports