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Elite New York City social club, founded 1846 by Asher B. Durand, John F. Kenesett, William Cullen Bryant, et. al. Incorporated March 7th 1857.

Founding Date:
1846

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Max Abramovitz
Architect
23-May-1908 12-Sep-2004 Designed UN Headquarters
Louis Auchincloss
Author
27-Sep-1917 26-Jan-2010 Portrait in Brownstone
Daniel Bell
Sociologist
10-May-1919 25-Jan-2011 The End of Ideology
William Cullen Bryant
Poet
3-Nov-1794 12-Jun-1878 Editor, The New York Evening Post
Stephen B. Burbank
Educator
c. 1946   UPenn Law Professor
Frederic Edwin Church
Painter
4-May-1826 7-Apr-1900 American landscape painter
Grenville Clark
Attorney
5-Nov-1882 13-Jan-1967 World Peace Through World Law
Orvil Dryfoos
Publisher
8-Nov-1912 26-May-1963 New York Times Publisher, 1961-63
Gerald M. Edelman
Scientist
1-Jul-1929   Chemical structure of antibodies
Ralph Ellison
Novelist
1-Mar-1914 16-Apr-1994 Invisible Man
Richard S. Emmet
Attorney
8-Apr-1897 5-Oct-1969 Counsel to the Bank of New York
Murray Gell-Mann
Physicist
15-Sep-1929   Quarks and strangeness
Henry A. Grunwald
Journalist
3-Dec-1922 26-Feb-2005 Managing Editor of Time, 1968-79
Joan W. Konner
Journalist
c. 1929   Dean, Columbia School of Journalism, 1988-97
David Laventhol
Publisher
1933   President of Times Mirror, 1987-93
David Levine
Cartoonist
20-Dec-1926 29-Dec-2009 Caricaturist, New York Review of Books
Edward Luck
Scholar
?   International Affairs professor at Columbia
John Mendelsohn
Biologist
31-Aug-1936   Cancer researcher
Cyrus Vance
Government
27-Mar-1917 12-Jan-2002 US Secretary of State, 1977-80
Christopher J. Williams
Business
c. 1958   Williams Capital Group
Charles W. Yost
Diplomat
6-Nov-1907 21-May-1981 US Ambassador to the UN, 1969-71


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