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Jonathan Edgar


Centurion, 1863–1879

Born 23 July 1824 in New Jersey

Died 1 July 1879 in Summit, New Jersey

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by James C. Carter and Dorman B. Eaton

Elected 5 December 1863 at age thirty-nine

Century Memorial

From his first connection with The Century, in 1863, Jonathan Edgar was an active and valuable member. His calmness of judgement, and the sure correspondence of his action with his convictions, gave great weight to his counsels upon subjects of interest to the Association.

Augustus R. Macdonough
1880 Century Association Reports