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Charles M. Da Costa


Centurion, 1882–1890

Full Name Charles Mendes Da Costa

Born 5 May 1837 in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands

Died 23 June 1890 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by Edmund R. Robinson, Gilbert M. Speir (may refer to Gilbert M. Speir or Gilbert M. Speir Jr.), and Augustus R. Macdonough

Elected 4 March 1882 at age forty-four

Seconder of:

Century Memorial

Charles M. DaCosta and J. Alfred Davenport were well-known lawyers of high rank in their profession, respected by all who knew them as men of character and solid attainments.

Henry E. Howland
1891 Century Association Yearbook