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Karl W. Buchholz

Civil Engineer

Centurion, 1892–1912

Full Name Karl Waldemar Buchholz

Born 13 December 1843 in Stettin, Germany

Died 20 October 1912 in Hempstead, New York

Buried Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, New York

Proposed by Thomas C. Clarke, Augustus R. Macdonough, and Charles E. Whitehead

Elected 3 December 1892 at age forty-eight

Century Memorial

Carl Waldemar Buchholz, for many years chief engineer of the Erie Railroad. His familiar form and cordial speech will be missed among us, while his example of unfailing cheerfulness under physical mishap will not be forgotten.

Henry Osborn Taylor
1913 Century Association Yearbook