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Civic Federation of N. Y. City, Nat. Geog. Soc. Ass'n
Descendants of Andrew Ward; Atlantic Deeper Water-
ways Ass'n, Ass'n for Permanent Improvement of
Lower Conn. River, Nat. River and Harbor Congress.
Washington, D. C, and Lincoln Farm- (appt'd dele-
gate <by Gov. of Conn, to represent State at 2d Annual
Conv. of Atlantic Deeper Waterways Ass'n. held at
Norfolk, Va., Nov., 1909). Delegate to 6th Cnnv. Nat.
Rivers and Harbors Congress, held in Washington,
Dec, 1909. Clubs: Economic (N. Y. City), Fish and
Game (Portland. Conn.). Church of Conn. Residence:
Gildersleeve, Conn. Address: 1 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Educator; b. N. Y. Citv, Oct. 3, 1877: d. Hon. Henry
Alger and Virginia (Crocheron) Gildersleeve; ed.
Brearley Sch., N. Y. City, and Barnard Coll. (Columbia
Univ.), A.B., 1899: A.M., 1900; Ph.D.. 190S: Columbia:
Fiske Graduate Scholar in polit. science Columbia
TTniv 1899-1900. Ass't English, 1900-1003: tutor in
English 1903-1907; lecturer, 1908-1910: ass't prof..
1910-1911 and prof, and dean since 1911 of Barnard
Coll., Columbia Univ. Author: Government Regula-
tion of the Elizabethan Drama. Mem. Phi Beta
Kappa, Coll. Settlements Ass'n. Modern Language
Ass'n. Classical Ass'n of Atlantic States. Nat Civic
Federation, Nat. Inst, of Social Science. Kappa Kappa
Gamma fraternity. Clubs: Women's University, Cos-
mopolitan, Barnard. Address: 404 Riverside Drive, N.
Y. City.

Lawyer; b. Elizabeth, N. J Nov. 30, 1880; s. Stephen
Weart and Virginia (Walker) Giles; ed. public school
No. 70. Brooklyn, and finished at Poly. Inst., Brook-
lyn. Studied in Pratt Inst., architecture, carpentry
and plumbing, and law in Brooklyn Law Sch. With
J. J. Petit, architects, 2 years; since then in real es-
tate business; now mem. N. Y. Bar; admitted to prac-
tise of law, 1913. Was on cruise In S. S. Arabic. 1907;
visited ports of Madeira, Spain; Gibraltar, northern
Africa: Malta. Athens. Greece: Turkey, Asia Minor,
Holy Lands, Egypt; Italy, Monte Carlo, England.
France and Ireland; also traveled in U. S. and Can-
ada, and a trip in the S. S. Cleveland around the
world, 1909-1910. Mem. Sons of Revolution. N. E. Soc.
of Brooklyn. Am. Flag House and Betsy Ross Memo-
rial Ass'n of Philadelphia, Prison Ship Martyrs Ass'n





ESTABLISHED IN 1880 to prepare young men for
college and for business life, Mohegan Lake School
has won its high position by a persistent adherence
to its ideals. It enjoys the approval of its patrons
and the love of its students and its alumni.

mary factor in (he success of the school. No boy is
received without satisfactory evidence that he is
worthy of a place in a refined home.

SCHOLARSHIP is secured by the scholastic and peda-
gogic ability of the instructors, and also by their per-
sonal character and their sympathy with boy life.
The aim is to develop manliness and maturity of
thought and character by giving attention to the indi-
vidual needs of the students.

THE SCHOOL has a military organization, to
secure in the students a good physical development
and an erect, soldierly carriage. Military work and
routine promote habits, promptness, system and

THE LOCATION of the Mohegan is in the beautiful,
healthful highland country of Westchester County,
with picturesque and historic surroundings. Mohegan
Lake is a beautiful sheet of water, nearly 500 feet
above the Hudson River. The school is forty-five
miles from New York City.

THE COURSES OF STUDY prepare boys for all
colleges, universities and scientific schools, or for
business life. There is a four-year Senior course
and a three-year Junior course to prepare students
for the Senior course.

THE HOME LIFE is cordial and refined. It is under
Christian though unsectanan influences.

ATHLETICS receive intelligent application at this
school. The lake gives opportunity for swimming,
rowing and hockey, and a large athletic field is util-
ized for baseball, football, military drills, parades.
etc. Outdoor sports and exercises in the pure air of
the country, under safe and skilled supervision, are
important features of the school life.




Twenty Miles from Boston.

Location unsurpassed for health and beauty.

A preparatory school for boys from eight to sixteen.

Modern buildings.

Extensive improvements in equipment this year.

Outdoor and indoor gymnasium.

One hundred acres.

Table supplied from school gardens and model

New athletic field designed for every form of sport.

A moderate military system.

Young boys of the school receive particular atten-
tion in all details.

Limited to fifty boys.


Peekskill Academy

PeekskilLon-the-Hudson, New York


Recent phenomenal growth due to

Loyalty and enthusiasm of
Alumni, Students and

New buildings representing
$125,000, including Alumni
Hall, the home of the Junior
School for young boys (10
to 13).

Admission of only one kind
of boy and maintenance of
highest standards of scholar-

Not a single failure in college.


C. BUCHER, A.M., or C. A. ROBIN-
SON, Ph.D., Principals


School advertisements continued on page 288



Pe nn sy lva n i a M i 1 i t a ry Col lee

OUR AIM: The development of character to secure greatest efficiency.

Give your son the kind of training that will make him a manly,
vigorous.well-eciuipped man trained mentally, physically, morally,
so that he is able to assume responsibilities or meet reverses-
should they come. This institution offers thorough scientific and
military instruction so combined as to give an ideal equipment for

either professional or business life. The military instruction
includes Infantry, Artillery and Cavalry. Degrees granted Civil Engi-
neering (C. E.); Chemutry (B. S.); Arts (A.B.). For catalogue address
COL. CHAS. E. HYATT, President, Chester, Pa.


(Founded 1883)

At home or at the school.
By college graduates of experience.
Individual and small classes.
Classes limited to three boys.


For secondary schools and colleges.
Two years' work completed in one.

Head Master


Careful study made of each boy.
Supervised study periods.


Furnished to families living here or abroad.


The Frances Building, 665 Fifth Ave.
(Formerly at 2 W. 45th St.)




Established 1902.

Tel., 5841 Morningside.

Approved by the New

York State Education


Thorough preparation


Individual Attention

Success is assured to

every one willing to be


COLLEGE CAMP en Forest Lake, in the famous Berk-
shire Hills, is our Summer School during July and August.

Day Students .... $150 per school year.
Boarding Students .... $500 for 9 months.

Camp Season $160 for 2 months.

Write or call on

JOSEPH WEIL, B.S., M.E., Principal
of Harlem Preparatory School

Plainfield Tutoring School

J. C. PLA DE V1LLARS (Sorbonne) - Head Master

Individual and small class

tutoring in preparation

for all colleges.

Small classes in French Conversation.

Tuition, $400 per year up; with Board, $700 up.

Resident pupils have ihe freedom of a home.

Mr. Sargent' s ~X ravel School for Boys

11th Year EUROPE $2,100

12th Year ROUND THE WORLD. $2,900

A boy with me continues his ordinary school studies
during school hours in well-equipped schoolrooms.

The remaining and larger part of his time, usually wasted, he is
gettingall the broadening, cultivating benefits of intelligent travel.


Parents write : "From an educational standpoint, absolutely
nothing can compare." "The best investment I ever made.*]
" Better than a college courte." "An education in itself."

Write for Illustrated Booklets, -which exflain how it's done.

PORTER E. SARGENT 50 Congress Street, BOSTON

School advertisements continued on page 319



of Brooklyn, Mary Washington Ass'n of Virg ni.i,
"Little Men and Women of '76, Children of Am. Revo-
lution," Brooklyn; Flatbush Taxpayers Ass'n, Royal
Arcanum, 32d Ward Taxpayers Ass'n. Capt. ISth As-

Isembly Dist. Democratic Clu'b. Residence: 191" New-
kirk Av., Flatbush, Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: 1626-
1628 Flat'bush Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Real estate and insurance; b. N. Y. City, May 29,
1S49; s. John Christie and Isabella (Weart) Giles; ed.
Mount Washington Collegiate Inst., N. Y. City; m. in
Trinity Chapel, N. Y. City, Dec. 15, 1S76, Virginia
Walker; belongs to Ave patriotic societies; chil-
dren: John Christie, Jr. (named after grandfather),
b. Nov. 30, 1SS0. Started as an office boy in 1865 with
old importing and shipping firm of Lawrence, Giles
& Co., established in 1847; fruit broker in 1S72 and
in fruit comm'n business, and on death of G. P. Law-
rence, joined father and brother, as a partner, in old
firm of Lawrence. Giles & Co., and after their death
was obliged to close old business on account of high
tariff on fruits. Moved to Flatbush, 1S94, and started
real estate 'business, now carried on by son, John C.
Giles. Jr. Traveled in U. S. and Europe, in 1906 toured
the Mediterranean. Spain and the Orient for four
months, including Palestine and Egypt, on the S. S.
Arabic, with family. Treas. of Flatbush Taxpayers'
Ass'n since 1902, and a mem, of other local ass'ns
in 29th ward of Brooklyn. Mem. Sons of the Revolu-
tion, Colonial Wars; life mem. N. Y. Hist. Soc, St.
Nicholas soc. (N. Y. City), Brooklyn League, Flat-
bush Taxpayers' Ass'n, Royal Arcanum, Nat. Geog.
Soc. (Washington, D C). Address: 1917 Newkirk Av.,
Flatbush, Brooklyn, N. Y.


Physician, oculist; ,b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 14. 1S68;
s. William (M.D.. M.R.C.S.. Edinburgh) and Caroline
M. iLadd) Gilfillan; ed. Brooklyn Poly., Coll. Phys.
and Surg. (Columbia). iM.D., 1890; also post-grad,
studies in Vienna. Berlin, Paris and London; m. New-
ark, N. J., Jan. 25. 1906, Mrs. Mary Louise Hayes (nee
Allen). Oculist to French Hosp., City Hosp. (Black-
well's Island), Sailors' Snug Harbor (Staten Island),
House of Refuge (Randall's Island); was for many
years ass't sure, to Manhattan Eye and Ear Hosp.;
consulting oculist to St. Vincent's Hosp., S.I. Fellow
N. Y. Acad. Medicine; mem. N. Y. Countv Med. Soc,
N. Y. State Med. Soc, Sons of Revolution, St. An-
drews Soc. Soc. Colonial Wars. Recreations: Auto-
mobiling, yachting. Club: N. Y. Athletic (life mem.).
Address: 31 W. 50th St., N. Y. City.


Educator; b. Chesterville, Me., Aug. 22. 1863; s.
Elisha and Huldah (Capen) Gill: ed. public and high
schools, Brockton, Mass.; Amherst, A.B., 1884; post-
grad, work Johns Hopkins. 1886-1889; Univ. of Mu-
nich, Ph.D., 1893; m. Ware, Mass., Oct. 2, 1896. Ella E
Eaton. Prof, mathematics. Park Coll., 1SS4-1S86; ass't
prof, mineralogy and petrography, Cornell Univ.,
since 1894. Fellow A.A.A.S.; mem. Geol. Soc America,
Deutsche Geologische Gesellsehaft. Author: Tables
for Determination of Common Minerals. Address:
Wyckoff Av., Ithaca, N. Y.


Clergyman; ed. St. Stephen's Coll., D.D., 1899; Gen.
Theol. Sem. Ordered deacon, 1889, ordained priest,
1S91, by Bishop Littlejohn, in Episcopal ministry.
Formerly chaplain 201st Reg't, Spanish-Am. War;
rector St. Luke's Ch.. Bridgeport, Conn.; rector St.
Thomas' Ch., Long Island City, N. Y. Address: Val-
cour Island, Valcour, N. Y.


Advertiser; b. Alba, Bradford Co., Pa., April 15,
1846; ed. common school; m. 1872, Alice M. Goodell.
Seven children. Advertising counsel N. Y. Herald
(11 years) and Munyon's Homoeopathic Home Remedy
Co.; city editor Boston Post 6 years; mn'g editor Phila.
Record, 7 years; advertiser for Wanamaker's store in
Philadelphia for 8Vi years, creating the "Wanamaker
Style" of advertising that has since stamped itself
on the dep't store advertising of America. Is re-
garded as dean of the advertising profession. Mem.
Advertising Men's League of N. Y. Citv; pres. Retail
Advertisers' Ass'n of America. Club: Sphinx (1st
pres.; served 2 terms). Address: 110 W. 34th St., N.
Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 24, 1853; s. Francis and
Mary (Roe) Gillen; ed. high schs., N. Y.; studied law;
m. Jamaica, N. Y.. May 4, 1880, Isabelle A. Cary:
one d.: Gwendolin Palmer. Engaged in practise after
admission to bar, 1879; v. -p. and att'v Jamaica Sav-
ings Bank; dir. and att'y Bank of L. I.; dir. John R.

Carpenter Co., Robert W. Higbie Co., Newton Falls &
Northern R. R. Co.; mem. firm Gillin & Weller, law-
yers. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n,
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Queens County Bar Ass'n; trus-
tee Pringle Home, Poughkeepsie. Clubs: Union
League (N. Y.), Jamaica. Residence: 439 Hillside Av.
Address: Savings Bank Bld'g, Jamaita, L. I., N. Y.


Physician and surgeon; b. Brooklyn, June 1, 1875;
s. William Hildreth and Mary Emma (Moffat) Gilles-
pie; grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1898; Columbia Univ., M.D.,
1902; m. St. Margaret's Ch., Westminster, London,
England, July 20, 1907, Lillian Brechemin; one d. : Su-
san Breehemin, tb. May 24, 1908. Practising since
1902; ass't gynecologist. Gen. Memorial Hosp.; ass't
surg. Hosp. for Ruptured and Crippled. Surgeon to
Emergency Hosp., Grand Central Terminal. Republi-
can; Episcopalian. Mem. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, N. Y.
County Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc, Am. Med.
Ass'n, Alumni Ass'n of N. Y. Hosp., Quiz Med. Soc.
Clubs: Yale, University, Glee. Address: 28 W. 83d
St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 24, 1870; s. Patrick G.
and Nora Gillespie; ed. public schs., Coll. St. Francis
Xavier, Metropolis Law Sen.; m. April 25, 1894, Mary
Frances Farley; children: Helen Constance, b. 1898;
George J., b. 1901; Marie, b. 1905. Dir. Anderson
Auction Co., Temple Court Co., Atlantic Safe De-
posit Co., Casein Co. of America, Rosemary Creamery
Co.; pres. Valcour Realty Co., Olcott Realty Co.
Comm'n. West Orange, N. J., 1909-1912. Presby'n. Mem.
1903; mem. B'd Ed'n, 1908-1913; mem. Bar Ass'n N. Y.
City, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence. Mg'r Roman Catholic
Orphan Asylum; v. -p. Catholic Summer Sch. of Amer-
ica, Cliff Haven. N. Y. ; pres. St. Vincent de Paul Soc.
(N. Y. City); treas. and trustee St. Patrick's Cathe-
dral. Clubs: Lawyers. Catholic. N. Y. Athletic. Cham-
plain. Residence: 146 E. 62d St. Address: 20 Vesey
St., N. Y. City.


Writer; b. Binghamton, N. Y.; d. James Sisson and
Ellen L. (Williams) Gillespie; of colonial ancestry;
descendant of William Williams, signer of Declara-
tion of Independence, and other Revolutionary pa-
triots; ed. Binghamton private and high schs. De-
scriptive writer on historic houses and homes; contb'r
to Am. Homes and Gardens, Country Life in America,
House Beautiful and Harper's (Bazaar. Episcopalian.
Club: Pen and Brush. Address: 40 E. 29th St., N. Y.


Banker; b. Chicago, 111., Dec. 23, 1876; s. of late
Maj.-Gen. George Lewis (chief of Eng'rs, U.S.A.) and
Rhobie (McMaster) Gillespie; descendant of Gen. Sam
Houston, gov. of Tenn., 1827, and first U. S. senator
from Texas 1846; of Stutely Westcote, Revolutionary
gov's counsel of R. I.; of Abraham Pierson, first pres.
of Yale Coll., and of Edward Allen Watrous, who in
1780 put up unsuccessful resistance to British and
Indian invasion from Can.; received early ed'n at
Cutler Sch., N. Y. City; grad. Harvard Coll., 1898;
(treas. Harvard Republican Club, editor Harvard Ad-
vocate, mem. Delta Kappa Epislon. and Hasty Pud-
ding Club); Columbia Law Sch., two years; m. New-
port, R. I., Sept. 8, 1910, Irene Muriel Sherman, d.
William Watts Sherman; also direct descendant of
Roger Williams, and of Roger Sherman of Continental
Congress. Entered Mercantile Trust Co., 1901, as
clerk; sec. to Am. Deposit & Loan Co., later sec. of
Equitable Trust Co., being promoted to v. -p. and dir.;
also became v. -p. and dir, Equitable Safe Deposit
Co.; dir. Distillers' Securities Corp'n, and trustee
Greenwich Savings Bank. Relinquished Equitable
connections, 1911, and entered banking house of J.
S. Bache & Co., in which still connected. Served in
Spanish-Am. War in 1898, first as recruiting officer,
in organizing 1st Reg't of Vol. Eng'rs, later as 2d
lieut.: saw active service in Porto Rico; promoted
1st lieut., later capt. Was mem. gen. council and
chm'n of trust co. section of Am. Bankers' Ass'n;
upon retirement, presented with silver cup; delivered
address on N. Y. City trust companies under present
legislation at annual conv., Denver, 1908. Has made
study of finance and has been a contb'r to financial
press. Mem. Motor Car Touring Soc, Sons of Revo-
lution, Soc. of Colonial Wars, The Pilgrims, Chamber
of Commerce, Mason; treas. Military Order Foreign
Wars; on advisory com. of N. Y. Woman's League for
Animals. Clubs: Union, Metropolitan, Brook, Down
Town Ass'n, Racquet & Tennis, Harvard, Turf &
Field, Tuxedo, N. Y. Athletic; Hope, Turks Head (Prov-
idence, R. I.); Newport Reading Room, Newport Golf,



Westchester Polo of Newport, Aero of America (orig-
inal incorporator, ex-gov). Residence: (Summer)
Bellevue Ave., Newport, R. I.; (winter) 11 E. 89th St.,
N. T. City.


Lawyer, railway pres.; b. Buffalo, N. T., April 8,
1871; s. Maj.-Gen. George Lewis and Rhobie (McMas-
ter) Gillespie; grad. Harvard, A.B., 1892, studied 2
years at Harvard Law Sch.; m. N. Y. City, April 18,
1897, Lillian May Stokes; mem. law firm of Dexter,
Osborn & Gillespie, N. Y. City, until Jan., 1904; since
Jan., 1904, pres. Chesapeake Western R'y; also pres.
Pocahontas Co., and of Stigel Lumber Corporation,
all three located at Harrisburg, Va. Republican,
formerly sec. Harvard Republican Club. Episcopal-
ian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. ; Mil. Order Loyal
Legion. Clubs: Harvard, University, Lawyers, Tux-
edo. Address: 8 W. 53d St., N. Y. City.


Gen. contractor; b. Pittsburgh, Pa., July 1, 1852; s.
James and Diana (Mitchell) Gillespie; grad. Schs.
Pittsburgh, Pa.; m. Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 7, 1875, Julia
B. Wall; children: Thomas H., 'b. 1875; Henry L., b.
1877; Jean Gillespie Jones, b. 1887; James Parke, b.
1889. Pres. The T. A. Gillespie Co., which has built
Rondout siphon for Catsklll aqueduct (4y 2 miles
long), tunnel under Hudson River for Catskill aque-
duct (1200 feet below ground level), water supply
works for many cities In U. S. and Can., locks and
dams for U. S. Gov't, filtration plant for city of Pitts-
burgh, and many other large contracts. V.-p. and dir.
East Jersey Pipe Co.; dir. Equitable Life Assurance
Soc. of U. S. ; Liberty Nat. Bank. Mem. Select Coun-
cil, Pittsburgh, Pa., 1S85-1895; chm'n Sinking Fund
Comm'n, West Orange, N. J., 1909-1912. Presby'n. Mem.
Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Am.
Water Works Ass'n, Pa. Soc. Recreations: Golf,
motor boating. Clubs: Union League, Lawyers, Rail-
road (N Y. City), Essex County Country (Orange,
N. J.), Thousand (Islands Yacht (commo. 1911-1913),
Frontenac Yacht. Duquesne (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Hamil-
ton (Paterson, N. J.). Residence: Silver Spring, Or-
ange, N. J. Address: 50 Church St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. New Lebanon Center, N. Y., Feb. 25,
1877; s. Silas Wright and Abbie (Wood) Gillet; ed.
U. S. Naval Acad., Washington & Lee Univ., Yale
Univ., A.B.. 1874, B.S., C.E., A.M., 1876; hon. D.D., 1898;
Feb. 12, 1908, Florence Helen Curtis, of Troy, N. Y.
Engaged in the practice of lajw at Troy, N. Y., and
Lebanon Center, N. Y. Major 2d Inf. N.G.N.Y. Mem.
N. Y. State Bar Assn., Chi Phi Fraternity. King Solo-
mon Lodge, F. and A. M., Troy, N. Y. Clubs: Pafracts
Dael (Troy); Yale, Army and Navy (N. Y. City). Ad-
dress: 508 Frear Bld'g, Troy. N. Y.


Dean of students, registrar, sec. of faculty, clergy-
man; 'b. N. Y. City, Nov. 29, 1855; s. Rev. Ezra Hall
(D.D.) and Mary Jane (Kendall) Gillett; grad. N. Y.
Univ., A.B., 1874. B.S., C.E., A.M., 1876; hon. D.D., 1898;
student Union Theol. Sem., 1877-1880; Univ. of Berlin,
Germany, 1881-1883; hon. L.H.D., Beloit Coll., 1S99; m.
Yonkers, N. Y., April 26, 1881, Kate Van Kirk; chil-
dren: Carrie R. (deceased), Ezra Kendall, Mary Mar-
shall, Robert (deceased). William. Librarian, 1883-
1908; instr. propaedeutics, 1893-1908; registrar since
1908; sec. of faculty since 1898; dean of students since
1913, of Union Theol. Sem., N. Y. City; ass't curator,
Dep't Oriental Antiquities, Met. Museum of Art. N Y.
City, 1900-1910. Author: General Catalogues, Union
Theol. Sem. 1886, 1898, 1908; Catalogue Egyptian An-
tiquities in Met. Museum In N. Y.; Catalogue of Cypri-
ote Stone Sculpture and of Pottery and Terra Cotta
in the Cesnola Collection in the Met. Museum of Art,
1905; also the 3d vol. of Descriptive Atlas of Cypriote
Antiquities in the Met. Museum. Translator of Har-
nack's Monasticlsm, 1895; Kriiger's History of Early
Christian Literature, 1897; was six years editor Liter-
ary Dep't, Magazine of Christian Liter\ture. Address:
Broadway and 120th St., N. Y. City.

Educator; b. N. Y. City, May 16, 1860; s. Ezra Hall
and Mary Jane (Kendall) Gillette; grad. N. Y. Univ.,
A.B., 1880, A.M., 1883; L.H.D., Huron' Coll.; attended
Columbia Law Sch., 1880-1881; Univ. of Berlin, 1881-
1883; Univ. of Paris, 1889-1890; also private study of
languages In Paris, Geneva, Florence, Madrid and
Seville. Instr. German and French, Lehigh Univ.,
1885-1888; prof, romance languages, N. Y. Univ., since
1890; sec. of faculty, 1891-1S98; 1902-1907, chm'n of
Com. on Coll. Org'ns; trustee of village, 1S93-1S99;
school trustee, 1900-1906, Pelham Manor, N. Y. Mem.
Modern Languages Ass'n of America, Delta Phi frater-

nity. Clubs: N. Y. Athletic (life), Wykagyl Country
(life), Century (N. Y.). Residence: Pelham Manor, N.
Y. Address: N. Y. Univ., University Heights, N. Y. City.


Civil eng'r; b. Waverly, Iowa, Aug. 5, 1869; s. Theo-
dore W. and Laetitia S. (Powers) Gillette; grad.
Columbia Univ., E.M., 1892; m. Philadelphia, April 28,
1897, Julia Washburn Scranton. Children: Scranton,
b. 1898; Louise, b. 1899. Eng'r of Highways, Whatcom
Co., Wash., and eng'r on railroad works, etc., 1892-
1895; instr. Columbia Univ., part of 1895; ass't N. Y.
State Eng'r, 1896-1898; consulting eng'r and eng'ring
contractor, 1898-1903; asso. editor Engineering News,
1903-1904; consulting eng'r and editor Engineering-
Contracting since 1904. Was chief eng.'r Railway
Comm'n of State of Washington. Author: Earthwork
and Its Cost, Economics of Road Construction, Rock
Excavation, Handbook of Cost Data for Contractors
and Engineers, and co-author of Concrete Construc-
tion. Republican. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Am.
Inst. Mining Eng'rs. Soc. for Promotion Eng'ring Ed'n,
Theta Delta Chi fraternity: Address: Park Row Bld'g,
N. Y. City.


Actor, dramatic author; b. Hartford, Conn., July
24, 1855; s. Francis (U. S. Senator) and Elizabeth
Daggett (Hooker) Gillette; ed. Boston Coll. and Coll.
City of N. Y. Went on stage in minor r61es. 1877;
by 1881 was playing in his own dramas and has so
continued since, with a few exceptional engage-
ments. Author of plays (unpublished): The Pro-
fessor; The Private Secretary; Esmeralda; A Legal
Wreck; Held by the Enemy; Too Much Johnson;
Ninety Days; Mr. Wilkinson's Widows; All the Com-
forts of Home; Because She Loved Him So; Settled
Out of Court; The Red Owl; Clarice; Secret Service;
A Maid-of-All-Work; Sherlock Holmes. Clubs: The
Players, The Lambs, American Dramatics. Address:
Empire Theatre, N. Y. City.


Merchant; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 27, 1861; s. James
W. and Anna E. Gillies; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B.,
1S82. Started in tea and coffee business in Wash-
ington St. in 1883, in which business he has been
engaged ever since. Interested in many philanthropic
and religious inst'ns. Elder in Fifth Av. Presby'n
Ch.; mem. com. Mg'mt East Side ibranch of Y. M. C.

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