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J. Alfred Davenport


Centurion, 1890–1890

Full Name John Alfred Davenport

Born 7 February 1840 in Albany, New York

Died 3 May 1890 in Cincinnati, Ohio

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Proposed by John Bigelow and Peter B. Olney

Elected 5 April 1890 at age fifty

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