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William H. Osborn

Railroad Official

Centurion, 1854–1855

Full Name William Henry Osborn

Born 21 December 1820 in Salem, Massachusetts

Died 2 March 1894 in New York (Manhattan), New York

Buried Saint Philip’s Church Cemetery, Garrison, New York

Proposed by Thomas R. Foster

Elected 4 November 1854 at age thirty-three

Archivist’s Note: Son-in-law of Jonathan Sturges; brother-in-law of Frederick Sturges; father of Henry Fairfield Osborn and William Church Osborn; uncle of Frederick Sturges Jr.