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Roswell D. Hitchcock


Centurion, 1874–1887

Full Name Roswell Dwight Hitchcock

Born 15 August 1817 in East Machias, Maine

Died 16 June 1887 in Somerset, Massachusetts

Buried Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River, Massachusetts

Proposed by Francis F. Marbury and Abram S. Hewitt

Elected 4 April 1874 at age fifty-six

Century Memorial

Prof. Youmans, Dr. Hitchcock, Judge Rapallo and Aaron J. Vanderpoel, were men of whom any community might be proud might be proud. Their fame was not merely national, but extended beyond the limits of their own country.

The termination of their great and active usefulness is an irreparable loss to this whole community, which to us is enhanced by the reflection that our pleasant companionship with them within these walls is at an end.

Henry E. Howland
1888 Century Association Reports