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Seth Low
92nd[1] Mayor of New York City
In office
January 1, 1902 â€“ December 31, 1903
Preceded by Robert Anderson Van Wyck
Succeeded by George Brinton McClellan, Jr.
11th President of Columbia University
In office
1890–1901
Preceded by Frederick A.P. Barnard
Succeeded by Nicholas Murray Butler
23rd Mayor of Brooklyn
In office
January 1, 1881 â€“ December 31, 1885
Preceded by James Howell
Succeeded by Daniel D. Whitney
Personal details
Born (1850-01-18)January 18, 1850
Brooklyn, New York
Died September 17, 1916(1916-09-17) (aged 66)
Bedford Hills, New York
Cause of death Cancer
Resting place Green-Wood Cemetery
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Anne Wroe Scollay Curtis
Parents Abiel Abbot Low and Ellen Almira Dow
Religion Episcopalian

These are some of the things for which we believe the American people owe no little gratitude to the Dutch; and these are the things for which today, speaking in the name of the American people, we venture to express their heartfelt thanks.
Seth Low
From you we have learned what we, at least, value, to separate Church and State; and from you we gather inspiration at all times in our devotion to learning, to religious liberty, and to individual and National freedom.
Seth Low
The great city can teach something that no university by itself can altogether impart: a vivid sense of the largeness of human brotherhood, a vivid sense of man's increasing obligation to man; a vivid sense of our absolute dependence on one another.
Seth Low
The United States of America have taken their name from the United States of the Netherlands.
Seth Low
We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign salute from a Dutch officer, nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence its first formal recognition.
Seth Low
On this day, so full for Americans of thoughts connected with their National Independence, we may not forget that Americans have yet other grounds for gratitude to the people of the Netherlands.
Seth Low