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Cornelius R. Agnew

Surgeon

Centurion, 1867–1888

Full Name Cornelius Rea Agnew

Born 8 August 1830 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 18 April 1888 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by William E. Dodge and William T. Blodgett

Elected 3 March 1867 at age thirty-six

Archivist’s Note: Brother of John T. Agnew

Seconder of:

Century Memorial

Dr. Henry B. Sands and Dr. Cornelius R. Agnew occupied the front rank in the medical profession, in which to be distinguished is an evidence of great ability, so high is the standard which it maintains. Their skill, devotion, purity of life, philanthropy and usefulness as citizens were marked and recognized by the whole community.

Henry E. Howland
1889 Century Association Reports