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1399, and 1765, and of W. A. Russell (class of 1878).

Taught in Maine Wesleyan Seminary, Kents Hill, Me., 1884-86.
Graduate student, Johns Hopkins University, 1886-87. Taught in Boys'
High School, Reading, Pa., 1887-91. Associate Professor of Mathe-
matics, University of Denver, 1891-96; Professor of Pure Mathematics,
1896 . Principal of preparatory school, University of Denver,
1898-1909. Dean, Extramural College, University of Denver, 1914-17.

Married June 18, 1885, Carrie Lena Rogers, of Belgrade, Me. Chil-
dren : Mabel Edith, b. March 23, 1887; Annie Rogers, b. March 30, 1889;
Herbert Owen, b. August i, 1894; Howard Willis, b. March 24, 1901.

Address : University Park, Denver, Col.

1368. FRANKLIN TAYLOR SMITH. B.A.; M.A., 1887; LL.B,
Harvard University, 1890. A. A. 3>. Born July 14, 1864, Appleton, Wis.
Son of No. 495; brother of No. 1340.

Traveled in Europe, 1885-86. Studied in Harvard Law School,

1887-90. Practising law in Milwaukee and Appleton, Wis., 1890 .

President of the Ogden Abstract and Title Company, Milwaukee, Wis.,

1893-

Married October n, 1893, Mary Eliot, of Milwaukee, Wis. Children:
Mary Eliot, b. December 23, 1894; Robert Eliot, b. May 24, 1899;
Augustus Ledyard, b. October 18, 1902.

Address : Appleton, Wis.

1369. ALBERT RADDIN SWEETSER. B.A. (gen. hon., 2nd
grade) ; M.A., 1887. ^. T. Born July 15, 1861, Mendon, Mass. Son of
No. 676.

Studied in Mass. Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass., 1884-85.
Taught in Centreville, Mass., 1885-86 ; East Maine Conference Seminary,
Bucksport. Me., 1886-88; New Hampshire Conference Seminary, Tilton,
N. H., 1888-93. Graduate student, and Assistant in Botany, Harvard
University, 1893-97. Professor of Biology, Pacific University, Ore.,
1897-1902. Professor of Botany, University of Oregon, 1902 .

Married February 28, 1888, Caroline Knowles Phinney, of Centreville,
Mass.

Address : Eugene, Ore.

1370. FRED ELMER TASKER. Ph.B. (gen. hon., 2nd grade;
sp. hon., Latin, Metaphysics) ; LL.B., and LL.M, George Washington
University, 1886. *. T. $. B. K. Born May 9, 1862, Manchester, N. H.

Patent lawyer in Washington, D. C., 1884-97; New York, N. Y., 1897-

1918, 1920 . With the War Personnel Board, National War Work

Council, Y. M. C. A., 1918. Associate director of Industrial and
Religious Service, Community Motion Picture Bureau, 1919.

Married June i, 1887, Harriet Hickcox, of Washington, D. C.

Address: 220 Broadway, New York, N. Y. Residence: Interlaken,
Asbury Park, N. J.

1371. WILLIAM ALDRICH TATEUM. Ph.B. ^. T. Born
August 31, 1862, Westboro, Mass. Brother of F. T. Tateum (class of
1888).

Practised law in Grand Rapids, Mich., 1884-1904. Engaged chiefly
in traveling for pleasure and sport, 1904 . Member of Mich. State

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Legislature, 1892-94. Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1893-94.
Author : Before the Biasing Back-Log.

Married 1887, Mary Adele Morris, of Grand Rapids, Mich., who died
1904.

Address : The Stratford Arms, Grand Rapids, Mich.

1372. FRANKLIN HENRY TAYLOR. B.A. (gen. hon., ist
grade; sp. hon., Greek, Mod. Lang.) ; M.A., 1887. *. T. 3>. B. K.
Born December 10, 1853, Middletown, Conn.

Member American School at Athens, Greece, 1882-83. Taught in the
Episcopal Academy, Cheshire, Conn., 1884-85 ; High School, Middletown,
Conn., 1885-86. Tutor in Greek, Wesleyan University, 1886-91. Taught
in St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H., 1891-95; High School, Hartford,
Conn., 1895-1917.

Married August n, 1885, Sarah Lyman Van Sands, of Middletown,
Conn. Children: Horace Van Sands, b. May 28, 1886 (B.A., Yale,
1908) ; Paul Herbert, b. September 14, 1888 (B.S., Trinity, 1912) ;
Leon, b. January 17, 1891, d. November 24, 1892.

Address: 23 Lincoln St., Hartford, Conn.



1373. ARTHUR TITCOMB. B.A.; M.A, 1887. A. K. E. Born
December 22, 1853, Farmington, Me.

Principal of High School, Terryville, Conn., 1884-85. Studied in
Hartford Theological Seminary, 1885-88. Pastor of Congregational
Church, Gilbertville, Mass., 1888-95. Preached in various Congrega-
tional churches, as supply, 1895-99. Pastor of Congregational Church,
Saxonville, Mass., 1899-1903; West Stewartstown, N. H., 1903-04;
Feeding Hills, Mass., 1904-11. Serving as supply in various Congrega-
tional churches, 1911 .

Married April 15, 1890, Anna Sophy Hubbard, of Middletown, Conn.

Address : Farmington, Me.

1374. JOHN ANDREW TUCK. Ph.B. ; M.A., 1887. A. K. E.
Address : Unga, Alaska.

1375. EDWARD BURR VAN VLECK. B.A. (gen. hon., ist
grade; sp. hon., Math.); M.A., 1887; Ph.D., University of Gottingen,
1893; LL.D., Clark University, 1909; Doctor of Mathematics and
Physics, University of Groningen (30Oth anniversary), 1914; Sc.D.,
University of Chicago, 1916. $. N. 6. <i>. B. K. Born June 7, 1863,
Middletown, Conn. Son of No. 406; brother of Nos. 1234, 1295, and

1505-

Assistant in Physics, Wesleyan University, 1884-85. Graduate student
in Johns Hopkins University, 1885-87; Fellow in Physics, 1886-87.
Tutor in Mathematics, Wesleyan University, 1887-90. Studied in the
University of Gottingen, Germany, 1890-93. Instructor in Mathematics,
University of Wisconsin, 1893-95. Associate Professor of Mathematics,
Wesleyan University, 1895-98; Professor of Mathematics, 1898-1906.
Professor of Mathematics, University of Wisconsin, 1906- -.
Lecturer, Harvard University, 1919-20 (second semester). Vice-presi-
dent, American Mathematical Society, 1909; president, 1913-15. Vice-
president, American Association of Science, Section A, 1913. Member,

National Academy of Sciences ; National Research Council, 1921 .

French decoration : Officier de I'lnstruction Publique. Author : Theory
of Divergent Series and Algebraic Continued Fractions, 1903; mono-

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graphs in mathematical journals. Editor: Transactions of American
Mathematical Society, 1905-10.

Married July 3, 1893, Hester Laurence Raymond (No. 1633), of
North Lyme, Conn. Child: John Hasbrouck, b. March 13, 1899.

Address : Madison, Wis.

1376. *ALBERT PERRY WALKER. B.A. (gen. hon., 2nd
grade} ; M.A., 1887. *. T. $. B. K. Born June 9, 1862, Alton Bay,
N. H. School principal. Died March 28, 1911, Newtonville, Mass.

1377. ELLA VIRGINIA BURR. Ph.B. (gen. hon., 2nd grade}.
Born July 16, 1854, Haddam, Conn.

Studied in Charity Hospital Training School for Nurses (now New
York City Training School), New York, N. Y., 1884-86. Graduated,
1886. Practised as nurse, 1886-1904. Retired; residing in Higganum,
Conn., 1904 .

Daughter (adopted) : Ruth A. Burr, b. October 22, 1898.

Address : Higganum, Conn.

1378. CAROLINE MATILDA HILLS. B.A. (sp. hon., Latin};
M.A., 1887. Born March 18, 1863, Franklin, Mass. Sister of No. 1773.

Taught in High School, Middletown, Conn., 1884-85; Drew Ladies'
Seminary, Carmel, N. Y., 1885-88; High School, New Haven, Conn.,
1889-1901 ; Newtown High School, New York, N. Y., 1901 .

Address : Tennis Place Apts. 14, Forest Hills, N. Y.



CLASS OF J885*

1379. STEPHEN SPURGEON ABBOTT. B.A. (sp. hon., Pol.
and Soc. Science} ; M.A., 1889. A. K. E. Born February 17, 1859,
Bethel, Me.

Studied law in Bethel, Me., 1885-87. Town clerk of Bethel; member

of School Committee, 1886-87. Practised law in Denver, Col., 1887 .

Deputy district attorney for Second District, Col., 1889-92, 1892-95,
1898-1901. Assistant city attorney, Denver, Col., 1895. Judge of the
Municipal Court, Denver, Col., 1896-97.

Married September i, 1891, Kate Hutchins Locke, of Bethel, Me.,
who died December 15, 1918. Child: Katherine Elizabeth, b. November
9, 1907.

Address : 628 Ernest and Cranmer Building, Denver, Col.

1380. EDWARD DALLY BASSETT. B.A. ; M.A., 1888. A. A. $.
Born September 22, 1855, Dansville, N. Y.

Methodist Episcopal minister, New York East Conference, 1885 .

Married May 14, 1890, Hattie L. Hughes, of Bridgeport, Conn., who
died February 26, 1895. Married April 6, 1898, Mrs. Kate Adams
Bassett, of North Manlius, N. Y. Children: Paul Adams (No. 3376),
b. May 15, 1892; Elliot Curtiss, b. February 26, 1895, d. March, 1895;
Helen Alida, b. March 23, 1899.

Address : Ridgefield, Conn.

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1381. FRANK DAVIS BEATTYS. B.A.; M.A, 1888. *. N. 9.
Born August 2, 1861, Poughkeepsie, N. Y. Brother of Nos. 1382 and

1507-

New York agent for H. E. Holt, publisher, Boston, Mass., 1885. New
York manager for Silver, Rogers & Co., publishers, New York, N. Y.,
1886-87; Silver, Burdett & Co., 1888-91. In charge of New York
branch of same firm, with an interest in the business, 1892-1908. Member
of the firm, Frank D. Beattys & Co., publishers, New York, N. Y., 1908-
17. With the Central Union Trust Company, New York, 1918 .

Address : Central Union Trust Co., Madison Ave. and 42d St., New
York, N. Y.

1382. GEORGE DAVIS BEATTYS. B.A. (gen. hon., 2nd grade;
sp. hon., Pol. and Soc. Science) ; M.A., 1888; LL.B., Columbia Univer-
sity, 1887. . N. 0. $. B. K. Born July 20, 1862, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
Brother of Nos. 1381 and 1507.

Studied in Columbia Law School, New York, N. Y., 1885-87. Prac-
tising law in New York, N. Y., 1887 . Assistant corporation counsel

for Brooklyn, N. Y., 1896. U. S. prize commissioner, 1898. Trustee
of Wesleyan University, 1906 .

Married October 22, 1890, Jessie Lawrence McDermut, of Brooklyn,
N. Y. Children: Frank Lawrence (No. 3141), b. November 6, 1891;
Adele Mae, b. March 3, 1893; Madeleine Emily, b. February 4, 1898;
Jessie Brown, b. October 3, 1899.

Address: in Broadway, New York, N. Y.

1383. FRANCIS TRUMAN CHESTER. B.A. 3>. N. 6. Born
May 17, 1860, Wilbraham, Mass. Son of No. 432.

Spent six months on a farm at Merricourt, N. Dak., i<S86. Member
of New England colony at New England City, N. Dak., 1887-89.
Resided in Springfield, Mass., 1890 .

Address: 55 Lebanon St., Springfield, Mass.

1384. ERNEST PERLEY CLARKE. B.A. (gen. hon., ist grade;
sp. hon., Pol. and Soc. Science) ; M.A., 1888. A. K. E. 3>. B. K. Born
December 13, 1859, Alna, Me.

On U. S. geological survey in Maine and New Hampshire, 1885.
Editor of Ontario Record, Cal., 1886-94. Instructor in Latin and
English Literature, Chaff ey College, Ontario, Cal., 1888-89. Member
of Board of Education, San Bernardino County, Cal., 1889-92. Manag-
ing editor, Daily Press, Riverside, Cal., 1894 1 Washington, D. C.,
as private secretary and newspaper correspondent, 1905-06. Chairman,
Board of Managers, Southern California State Hospital for the Insane,
1900-13. Member, California State Board of Education, 1913;

president of the Board, 1915 . Trustee of the University of Southern

California, 1916 . Contributor to various magazines.

Married July 3, 1898, Louise Harvey, M.D., of Portland, Me.

Address : Daily Press, Riverside, Cal.

1385. SAUL OBER CURTICE. B.A. ; M.A., 1888; M.A. and
Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1891. A. A. <i>. Born March 13, 1860,
Concord, N. H.

Methodist Episcopal minister, New York East Conference, 1885 .

Married July i, 1885, Sarah Comstock Scofield, of Orient, N. Y.
Children: Leon Hilliard (No. 2666), b. April 9, 1886; Raymond
Scofield (No. 2667), b. October 31, 1887; Lois Kate, b. July 4, 1889;
Eunice Mallory, b. May 27, 1892; Helen Boyes, b. December 3, 1893;
Kenneth Henry, b. November 7, 1897.

Address : 71 Washington St., Hempstead, N. Y.

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1386. JAMES FRANKLIN FELLOWS. Ph.B. A. K. E. Born
September 14, 1862, Troy, N. Y. Brother of No. 1515.

In the employ of Fellows & Co., collar and cuff manufacturers, Troy,
N. Y., 1885-88. Senior member of the firm, 1888-1913. Retired, 1913.

Married June 18, 1890, Flora Ayer Haynes, of Saranac, N. Y. Chil-
dren: Haynes Harold (No. 2991), b. July 14, 1891; Franklin Edward
(No. 3647), b. October 2, 1898; Anna Ruth, b. October 2, 1898, d.
April 8, 1903; Flora Elizabeth, b. April 2, 1907.

Address : 279 Pawling Ave., Troy, N. Y.

1387. *WILLIAM SCOTT FOSTER. B.A. (gen. hon., 2nd
grade) ; M.A., 1888. A. A. 3>. $. B. K. Born February 23, 1860, South
Windsor, Conn. Methodist Episcopal minister. Died August 6, 1899,
Foxvale, Mass.

1388. ADDISON LOOMIS GREEN. B.A. *. T. $. B. K.
Born October 23, 1862, Westfield, Mass.

Taught in High School, Westfield, Mass., 1885-87. Practising law in
Holyoke, Mass., 1887 . Trustee of Wesleyan University, 1919 .

Married December 10, 1890, Maud Ingersoll Bennett, of Hartford,
Conn., who died June 17, 1901. Married June 22, 1911, Gertrude
Metcalf , of Holyoke, Mass. Children : Addison Bennett, b. August 22,
1891; Donald Ross, b. April 8, 1894; Constance, b. August 5, 1898;
David Loomis, b. April 27, 1901 (class of 1923) ; Clarissa, b. October 12,
1913; Gertrude, b. January 15, 1915; Marshall, b. January 27, 1916.

Address : Meadowview, Holyoke, Mass.

1389. IRVING SAMUEL HAYNES. Ph.B. (sp. hon., Chem.) ;
M.D., New York University, 1887; Sc.D., Wesleyan, 1915. A. K. E.
<I>. B. K. Born August 29, 1861, Saranac, N. Y.

Studied in medical department of New York University, 1885-87.
Interne in Bellevue Hospital, New York, N. Y., 1887-88. Assistant
Demonstrator of Anatomy, New York University Medical College, 1888-
89; Demonstrator of Anatomy, 1889-94; Adjunct Professor of
Anatomy, 1894-98. Professor of Practical Anatomy, Cornell University
Medical College, New York, N. Y., 1898-1909; of Applied Anatomy,
1910-17; of Clinical Surgery, 1911 . Visiting Surgeon, Harlem
Hospital, N. Y., 1895 ; Park Hospital. New York, 1909-21; Recon-
struction Hospital, 1921 . Consulting Surgeon, Physicians' Hospital,

Plattsburg, N. Y., 1910 . Author: Guide to Dissection of the Human

Body ; Manual of Anatomy.

Married March 19, 1890, Charlotte Elmira Scribner, of Plattsburg,
N. Y., who died December 7, 1897. Married July 5, 1899, Laura Cordelia
Marsh, of Beekmantown, N. Y. Children : Harriett Marsh, b. Septem-
ber 4. 1900; Dorothy Helen, b. December 29, 1902; Irving Samuel, b.
September u, 1908.

Address : 107 West 85th St., New York, N. Y.

1390. FRANK LESLIE HAYWARD. B.A.; M.A., 1888; Ph.D.,
Milton University, 1917. A. K. E. Born April 26, 1857, Wesley, Me.

Methodist Episcopal minister, New England, Des Moines, East Maine,
Maine, and Wisconsin Conferences, 1882 . Presiding Elder, Bucks-
port District, 1902-06. Delegate to General Conference, M. E. Church,
1904.

Married August 12, 1883, Helen Frances Atkinson, of Biddeford, Me.
Children: Bertha Vivian, b. June I, 1884; Ralph Simpson, b. December
10, 1887 (B.A., Bates, 1907) ; Ruth Winnifred, b. October 17, 1890, m.
Mark Burgess; Raymond Vincent (No. 3089), b. October 17, 1890.

Address: R. F. D., Brunswick, Me.

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1391. HOMER THOMAS HOLLINGSHEAD. B.A.; M.A.,
1888. X. ty. Born June 21, 1863, New Somerset, Ohio.

Bookkeeper with A. H. Cobb & Co., soap manufacturers, Boston, Mass.,
1885-93. Bookkeeper and superintendent with D. P. Nichols & Co.,
carriage and automobile manufacturers, Boston, 1893-1912. Treasurer,
Page & Shaw, Inc., candy manufacturers, 1912-18. In the accounting
department, Phoenix Insurance Company, Hartford, Conn., 1918 .

Married September 29, 1892, Frances E. Mowry, of Norwich, Conn.

Address: 1566 Boulevard, West Hartford, Conn.

1392. *JAMES STRONG JUDD. B.A. (sp. hon., Chcm.} ; M.A.,
1888. ^. T. Born December 25, 1863, Flushing, N. Y. Son of No.
315; brother of No. 1329.

In the office of The Prairie Farmer, Chicago, 111., 1885-86 ; associate
editor, 1886-88. Established, with Nos. 315 and 1329, The Orange Judd
Farmer, Chicago, 1888; associate editor, 1888-92; editor and manager,
1892-94; manager, 1894-95. Resided in Pasadena, Cal. ; with expedition
of the Smithsonian Institution to the Pueblo Indians, 1895-96. Employed
in nutrition investigations, U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, Middletown and
Storrs, Conn., 1896-97. In charge of the publicity department. Phelps
Publishing Company, and Orange Judd Company, New York, N. Y.,
1897-1901 ; Springfield, Mass., 1901-08. Secretary, Good Housekeeping
Company; circulation manager, Good Housekeeping. Associated with
The Motion Picture News, New York. Died June 23, 1919, New York,
N. Y.

Married October 22, 1891, Harriet Estelle Butler, of Evanston. 111.,
who died June, 1895. Married June 6, 1900, Betsey Chapman Chapin, of
Evanston, 111.

1393. OSCAR KUHNS. B.A. (gen. hon., ist grade; sp. hon., Mod.
Lang., Eng. Lit.} ; M.A., 1888; L.H.D., Dickinson College, 1904. *. T.
<. B. K. Born February 21, 1856, Columbia, Pa.

Studied in Germany, France, and Switzerland, 1885-87. Librarian of
Wesleyan University, 1887-89. Studied in Italy, 1889. Instructor in
Romance Languages, Wesleyan University, 1889-90; Associate Pro-
fessor, 1890-93; Professor, 1893 . Author: German and Swiss

Settlements of Pennsylvania; The Sense of the Infinite ; Dante and the
English Poets; A One-Sided Autobiography; The Great Poets of Italy;
The Sense of the Infinite; The Love of Books and Reading; The
Peaceful Life, etc.

Married April 6, 1892, Lillie Belle Conn (No. 1632), of Fitchburg,
Mass. Child: Austin Hubbert (No. 3170), b. March 27, 1894.

Address : Middletown, Conn.

1394. *JACOB CHRISTIAN LANGE. B.A. (gen. hon., 2nd
grade; sp. hon., Pol. and Soc. Science} ; M.A., 1888. A. A. $. $. B. K.
Born January 2, 1864, Scranton, Pa. Brother of Nos. 1529 and 1651.
School principal. Died August 22, 1898, Scranton, Pa.

1395. *LOUIS JONES MAGEE. B.A. $. N. 8. <f>. B. K. Born
September 8, 1862, Maiden, Mass. In the electric lighting business.
Died July 2, 1907, New York, N. Y.

139G. WILLIAM HOWARD MITCHELL. B.A. (gen. hon., ist
grade} ; M.A., 1888; LL.B., Boston University, 1887. $. N. 6. <S>. B. K.
Born August 14, 1861, North Yarmouth, Me.

Principal of High School, Spencer, Mass. ; also studied law in Port-
land, Me., 1885-86. Studied in School of Law, Boston University, 1886-

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87. Practised law in Denver, Col., 1887-88. Treasurer of the Colorado
Farm- Loan Company, Boston, Mass., 1888-91. Practising law in Boston,



Married October 2, 1889, Harriet Louise Orcutt, of Melrose, Mass.
Child: William Howard, b. September 10, 1891.
Address : 76 Gooch St., Melrose, Mass.

1397. ROBERT FRANKLYN NORTON. B.A.; M.A., 1888;
LL.B., St. Lawrence University, 1908. A. A. 3>. Born December 12,
1861, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Methodist Episcopal minister, New York East Conference, 1885-1912.
Supernumerary, 1912-17. Retired, 1917.

Married June 24, 1885, Martha Wood, of Brooklyn, N. Y. Children:
M. Pearl, b. March n, 1886 (B.A., Goucher College, 1907) ; Ruby
Evelyn, b. September 23, 1887 (B.A., Goucher, 1907) ; L. Beryl, b.
September 12, 1889; Robert Clinton, b. September 25, 1891 (class of
1911) ; Alwin Wood, b. October 15, 1893 (class of 1915) ; Opal Amelia,
b. August 23, 1898; Asteria Genevieve, b. April 24, 1901; Walter
Franklin, b. February 6, 1907.

Address : Fulton St., Lawrence, N. Y.

1398. WILBUR EVERETT ROWELL. B.A. (gen. hon., ist
grade; sp. hon., Pol and Soc. Science} ; M.A., 1888. *. T. 3>. B. K.
Born August 28, 1862, Amesbury (now Merrimac), Mass.

Studied law in Lawrence, Mass., 1885-87; Harvard Law School, 1887-
88. Practising law in Lawrence, Mass., 1888 .

Married September 22, 1891, Mary Amanda Rand, of Somerville,
Mass., who died May 4, 1905. Married March 18, 1908, Lillian Willard
Bridges, of South Framingham, Mass.

Address : 301 Essex St., Lawrence, Mass.

1399. JAVAN MASON RUSSELL. B.A.; M.A, 1888. <S>. N. 6.
Born June 10, 1858, Paris, Ale. Brother of Nos. 1023, 1159, 1367, and
1765, and of W. A. Russell (class of 1878).

Principal of Newfield School, Bridgeport, Conn., 1885-89; Hitchcock
Free High School, Brimfield, Mass., 1889-93; High School, Somers-
worth, N. H., 1893-96. In the lumber business, Somersworth, N. H.,
1896 . Lay delegate to General Conference, M. E. Church, 1904.

Married December 22, 1886, Elizabeth A. Gawell, of Berwick, Me.,
who died June 15, 1893. Married December 27, 1905, Edith M. LeGros,
of Somersworth, N. H. Children : Gladys Elizabeth, b. June 23, 1889 ;
Harriet Bates, b. November 18, 1907; Edgar LeGros, b. March 16. 1909;
Walter Adams, b. October 14, 1911.

Address: Somersworth, N. H.

1400. JAMES ALFRED SAXE. B.A. ; M.A, 1888; B.A.,
Harvard University, 1888; LL.B., Harvard University, 1892. SI>. T.
Born December 2, 1863, Troy, N. Y. Brother of No. 1401, and of
W. A. Saxe (class of 1878).

Traveled in the western states, 1885 ; in Europe, 1886. Studied in
Harvard University, 1887-88. Traveled in Europe, 1888-89. Studied in
Harvard Law School, 1889-92. Practised law in Boston, Mass., 1892-

97; Worcester, Mass, 1897 . Founder of the Worcester County

Abstract Company.

Married June 23, 1892. Mary Alfred Wick, of Cleveland, Ohio.

Address: 20 Cedar St., Worcester, Mass.

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1401. JOHN WALTER SAXE. B.A. ; M.A., 1888; B.A.,
Harvard University, 1888; LL.B., Union University, 1890, and Harvard
University, 1892. ^. T. Born December 2, 1863, Troy, N. Y. Brother
of No. 1400, and of W. A. Saxe (class of 1878).

Traveled in the United States and in Europe, 1885-87. Studied in
Harvard University, 1887-88. Studied law in Troy, N. Y., 1888-89.
Traveled in Europe, 1889. Studied in Law School, Albany, N. Y., 1889-
90; in Harvard Law School, 1890-92. Practised law in Boston, Mass.,

1892-1916; Worcester, Mass., 1916 . Associated with No. 1400 in

Worcester County Abstract Company.

Married April n, 1899, Sara F. Burtis, of Brooklyn, N. Y. Children:
Ellen Burtis, b. April 8, 1900; John Burtis, b. July 27, 1902; Burtis
James, b. October 22, 1904.

Address : Registry of Deeds, Court House, Worcester, Mass.

1402. JESSE FRANCIS STEVENSON. B.A. ; LL.B., Drake
University, 1895. ^. T. Born August 31, 1862, Shelbyville, Ky.

Taught in Augusta Collegiate Institute, Ky., 1885-86. Connected with
The Stove and Hardware Journal, St. Louis, Mo., 1886-87 ; with a grain
firm, Des Moines, Iowa, 1887-88; with the Bankers Life Association,
Des Moines, Iowa, 1888-94. Practised law in Des Moines, Iowa, 1895-
1908. Investment securities dealer, Des Moines, Iowa, 1908-16. Presi-
dent, Jesse F. Stevenson & Company, Inc., bonds and mortgages,
1916 .

Married April 14, 1898, Lora Dart Ankeney, of Des Moines, Iowa.
Children: Helen, b. July 27, 1899; Sarah, b. November 15, 1902;
Richard Ankeney, b. January 8, 1906, d. April I, 1906.

Address: 208 Valley National Bank Bldg., Des Moines, Iowa.

1403. ARTHUR EUGENE SUTHERLAND. B.A. (gen. lion.,
2nd grade; sp. hon., Pol. and Soc. Science} ; M.A., 1888; LL.D., 1906.
<. N. 0. 4>. B. K. Born September 20, 1862, Geneva, N. Y.

Studied law, 1885-87. Practised law in Rochester, N. Y., 1887-94.
County judge, Monroe County, N. Y., 1894-1905. Justice of the Supreme
Court of New York, 1905-16; resigned, 1916. Practising law in Roches-
ter (firm, Sutherland & Dwyer), 1916 . Director, Union Trust

Company of Rochester, N. Y. Trustee of Wesleyan University. 1910-12.

Married June 30, 1888, Eleanor Reed, of Nunda, N. Y. Children:
Andrew Reed (No. 2893), h- March 20, 1889; Mary McLean, b. July 13,
1892, m. Royal K. Baker (deceased) ; Jean McNair, b. July 21, 1894, m.
John E. Simonds ; Ellen Douglas, b. April 20, 1897, m. Capt. William D.
Wray; Arthur Eugene, b. February 9, 1902 (class of 1923).

Address : Rochester Savings Bank Building. Rochester, N. Y.

1404. WILLIAM JOHN TAGGART. B.A.; M.A., 1888.
Engaged in journalism.

Address : Ledger, Philadelphia, Pa.

1405. DEWITT BURTON THOMPSON. B.A. ; M.A., 1888;
D.D., Syracuse University, 1907. A. A. <i>. Born July 2, 1860, Napanoch,
N. Y.

Methodist Episcopal minister, New York Conference, 1885 .

Financial secretary of Syracuse University, 1909-17 ; secretary, Board
of Trustees, 1917 .

Married September 15, 1886, Margaret R. Schofield, of Matteawan,
N. Y. Children: Ralph Schofield (No. 2894), b. October 26, 1887;
Grace Eloise, b. October n, 1892.

Address : 120 Comstock Place, Syracuse, N. Y.

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GRADUATES. [1885

1406. JOHN LITTLEFIELD TILTON. B.A. ; M.A., 1888, and
Harvard University, 1895 ; Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1910. A. K. E.
<i>. B. K. Born January n, 1863, Nashua, N. H.

Principal of schools, Niantic, Conn., 1885-86. Assistant in Natural
History, and graduate student, Wesleyan University, 1886-88. Pro-
fessor of Natural Sciences, later of Geology and Physics, Simpson
College, Iowa, 1888-1920. Associate Professor of Geology, West

Virginia University, 1920 . Studied in Harvard University, 1894-

95; University of Chicago (Fellow), 1902-03. President, Iowa
Academy of Sciences, 1908. Geologist, Iowa Geological Survey; West
Virginia Geological Survey, 1921

Married September 4, 1890, Ida May Hoyt, of Nashua, N. H. Child:
Besse Swinburne, b. June 15, 1891 (B.A., Simpson, 1913), d. December



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