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Freeman Josiah Bumstead


Centurion, 1865–1872

Born 21 April 1826 in Boston, Massachusetts

Died 28 November 1879 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Proposed by Benjamin W. McCready and Edward A. Stansbury

Elected 6 May 1865 at age thirty-nine

Archivist’s Note: Nephew of Richard S. Willis

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