~ Fort Hill Cemetery ~
Charles F Durston was the warden at the Auburn Prison in 1876, and again from 1887 to 1892.
Charles F Durston
Born 1840, Died 1894
It was by his command that convicted murderer William Kemmler was executed August 6th 1890;
the first execution by the electric chair.
The Durston plot is located in the Cemetery's South Slope Greenwood section.
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