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Hugh Auchincloss

Merchant (Dry Goods/Textiles)

Centurion, 1879–1890

Born 11 January 1818 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Died 18 June 1890 in New Canaan, Connecticut

Buried Woodlawn Cemetery and Conservancy, Bronx, New York

Proposed by Jacob D. Vermilye and John T. Johnston

Elected 1 February 1879 at age sixty-one

Archivist’s Note: Uncle of Edgar S. Auchincloss, Hugh D. Auchincloss, and John Winthrop Auchincloss; stepgrandfather of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Century Memorial

Hugh Auchincloss was an honorable merchant, born in this city in 1817 [sic], and during all his life, until 1885, engaged in business here.

Henry E. Howland
1891 Century Association Yearbook