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Raymond M. Crosby


Centurion, 1916–1945

Full Name Raymond Moreau Crosby

Born 20 April 1874 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Died 13 December 1945 in Santa Fe, New Mexico

Buried Oakhill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Proposed by John Ames Mitchell and Ferris Greenslet

Elected 6 May 1916 at age forty-two

Century Memorial

Raymond Moreau Crosby. [Born] 1876. Illustrator.

Contributor of drawings to Charles Dana Gibson’s Life, he dashed off, in one hour’s sitting, a drawing of John Singer Sargent in Sargent’s own manner which that painter considered the best likeness that had ever been made of him. Ill health sent Crosby to New Mexico and he passed completely out of the ken, but not the memory, of his friends in the Century.

Source: Henry Allen Moe Papers, Mss.B.M722. Reproduced by permission of American Philosophical Society Library & Museum, Philadelphia

Henry Allen Moe
Henry Allen Moe Papers, 1945 Memorials