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treas. Manning Sand Paper Co., Troy, N. Y. Mem. Am.
Inst. Elec Eng'rs, Soc. of Eng'rs of Eastern, N. Y
Soc. of Arts, Delta Psi fraternity. Clubs: Fort
Orange (Albany), Albany Country. Address: 164 Chest-
nut St., Albany, N. Y.

GREENOUGH, JOHN

Banker (retired); s. David Stoddard and Anna
Augusta (Parkham) Greenough; grad. Harvord Univ.,
B.A., 1865, M.A., 1870; m. Orange, N. J., June 4, 1879,
Caroline H. Storey. Was director and financial ag't
several railways and other corporations, 1884-1898;
retired from active business, 1898; mem. Am. Geog.
Soc, N. Y. Ass'n for Improving Condition of Poor, N.
Y. Kindergarten Ass'n. Recreations: Reading and ex-
ercise. Clubs: Century, University, Harvard, Tuxedo
(N. Y. City), Eastern Yacht. Manchester Yacht, Essex
County, Union (Boston). Address: 3S E. 63d St, N.
Y. City.

GREENWOOD, ELIZABETH WARD

Evangelist; b. Brooklyn, Feb. 6, 1850; d. Joseph M.
and Cynthia (Ward) Greenwood; ed. Brooklyn Heights
Sem., graduating from full college course as vale-
dictorian of class. After some post-graduate courses,
engaged in preaching and evangelistic work; sup't
evangelistic departments of the World's and Nat.
Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and evangelist
N. Y. State W. C. T. U. Originally Methodist, but
later pastor of Congregational Ch. Formerly sup't
scientific temperance instr'n, State of N. Y. Has held
services in all Brooklyn churches, philanthropies,
jails, penitentiary, asylums; seven winters preacher
of Mayflower Mission of Plymouth Ch. Prohibition-
ist-Republican. Has held services in every State of
Union but two, and also in Canada and Great Britain.
Address: 35 Monroe St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

GREENWOOD, JOSEPH WILLIAM

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. 28, 1854; s. Joseph
M. and Cynthia M. (Ward) Greenwood; ed. private
schools, Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1874; m. Brook-
lyn, Oct. US, 1887, Lola Alvarez de la Mesa; children:
Charles Terry, b. April, 1890, Lola Monica, b. Nov.,
1900. Practicing law in Brooklyn since 1874. Repub-
lican. Congregationalist. Clu'bs: Hamilton, Young
Republican, Apollo (dir.). Residence: 10 Brevoort
PL, Brooklyn, N. Y. Office address: 185 Remsen St,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

GREER, DAVID HUMMELL

Bishop of Diocese of N Y.; b. Wheeling. W. Va.,
March 20, 1844; grad. Washington Coll., Pa., 1862; sub-
sequently studied at P. E. Theol. Sem., Gambler, O.
(D.D., Brown Univ., Kenyon Coll., Univ. of the South;
S.T.D., Columbia, LL.D., Washington and Jefferson
Coll.); m. Caroline A. Keith. Ordered deacon, 1866;



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ordained priest, 1S6S: rector Christ Church, Clarks-
burgh, W. Va., 1S66-1SGS; Trinity Ch., Covington, Ky.,
1868-1S71, Grace Ch., Providence, R. I., 1871-1888; St.
Bartholomew's Ch., N. T. City, 18S8-1901; elected
bishop coadjutor of Diocese of N. Y., Sept., 1903, suc-
ceeding to bishopric on death of Bishop Potter. July
21, 1908. Author: The Historic Christ; From Things
to God; The Preacher and His Place (Tale lectures;,
Visions. Address: 416 Lafayette St., N. Y. City.
GREGG, CLIFFORD STIMSON

Clergyman; b. Ripley, O., June 8, 1S70; s. Samuel and
Martha Jane (McCracken) Gregg; grad. Harvard, 189(5,
Cambridge Theol. Sem., 1899. Traveled and studied In
Europe and Orient, 1S99-1902; curate Ch. of the Ascen-
sion, Boston, Mass., 1902-1903; curate St. Bartholomew's
Ch., N. T. City, 1903-1905; since 1905, rector Ch. of
the Holv Faith (Protestant-Episcopal), N. T. City.
Mem. Theta Delta Chi fraternity. Club: Harvard.
Address: 69S East 166th st., N. Y. City.

GREGG, EARL LAMONT

Educator; b. Springborough, Ohio, May 6, 1878; s.
Jonah R. and Ella S. Gregg; grad. Univ. of Mich., A.B.,
1904. Instr. physics and chemistry, Racine Coll., 1899-
1904; headmaster Grammar Sen., Racine Coll., 1904-
1909; headmaster Nat. Cathedral Sch. for Boys, Wash-
ington, D. C, since 1909. Recording sec. Washington
Branch. Archa?ol. Inst, of America; mem. Nat. Geog.
Soc. Clubs: Cosmos, University. Address: Nat. Cathe-
dral Sch. for Boys, Washington, D. C.

GREGORY, ELIOT

Author, artist; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 13, 1856; ed.
abroad and at Yale, class of 1880; painting at Paris
under Carolus Duran, received gold medal at Paris
Salon, 1889, for a painting called Coquetterie; painted
many well-known portraits, including Ada Rehan for
Daly, August Belmont, Gen. Cullum, now in the Cul-
lum Memorial, West Point. Author (under pen name
"An Idler") of the Idler Papers, which appeared in
the N. Y. Evening Post; also books: Worldly Ways
and Byways; The Ways of Men. Chevalier Legion d'
Honeur. Dir. Metropolitan Opera House. Club:
Knickerbocker (N. Y. City). Address: 1122 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

GREGORY, HENRY ELSWORTH

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City; ed. private schs. in N. Y. City
and at Stockbridge, Mass.; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B.,
1878; Columbia Coll. Law Sch., LL.B. 1880, A.M. 1883;
treas. and sec. Comm'rs of State Reservation at Niag-
ara, 1S88-1899; pres. Civic League of Westchester Co.,
1907. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. City Bar Ass'n, N. Y.
Hist. Soc, Am. Soc. Internat. Law, Phi Beta Kappa; dir.
N. Y. Juvenile Asylum, Soc. for Italian Immigrants;
trustee Am. Scenic and Historic Preservation Soc, Hud-
son-Fulton Celebration Comm'n; mem. Exec. Com. N. Y.
Prison Ass'n; pres. Barnard Literary Ass'n of Columbia
Coll., 1877-1878; pres. Columbia Chapter Phi Beta Kappa
Soc, 1888-1891. Has written newspaper articles and
essays, and delivered addresses on various subjects.
Mem. St. Nicholas Soc. Clubs: Century, University.
Residence: Irvington, N. Y. Address: 27 Cedar St., N. Y.
City.

GREIN, ALBERT LOUIS

Clergyman; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 16, 1866; s. Henry
and Matilda (Kranichfelt) Grein; grad. Oberlin Coll.,
Ph.B. 1891, A.M. 1894; Yale Divinity Sch., B.D., 1894; un-
married. Pastor Plymouth Cong'l Ch., Buffalo, 1894-
1898; Pilgrim Cong'l Ch., same city, since 1898; pres.
N. Y. State Yale Divinity Alumni Ass'n, 1904-1905; dele-
gate to Nat. Council, 1898 and 1907. Moderator N. Y.
State Ass'n Cong'l Churches, 1908-1909. Republican.
Mem. Buffalo Ministers' Meeting, Phi Kappa PI fra-
ternity; chaplain Hiram Lodge 105, F. and A. M.; grand
chaplain, F. and A. M., State of N. Y., 1905-1906; mem.
Buffalo Consistory, S. P. R. S. Address: 593 Brecken-
ridge St., Buffalo, N. Y.

GRIBBEL, JOHN

Capitalist; b. Hudson City, N. J., March 29, 1858; s.
James and Anna (Simmons) Gribbel; ed. public sch.,
N. Y.; Coll. City of N. Y., Wesleyan Univ., A.M.; m. N. Y.,
Jan. 8, 1880, Elizabeth B. Wood. Sole surviving partner
John J. Griffin & Co.; pres. Fairmount Savings Trust
Co., Phila.; Tampa Gas Co.. Fla.; Helena Gas & Electric
Co., Ark.; Athens Gas & Fuel Co., Ga.; Royal Electro-
type Co., Phlla.; v. -p. Brooklyn Borough Gas Co., Pub-
lic Ledger Co.; 2d v.-p. Curtis Publishing Co.; dir. Gir-
ard Nat. Bank, Real Estate Trust Co., United Gas &
Elec Corp'n, N. Y. Trustee Wesleyan Univ., Middle-
town. Conn. Clubs: Union League (dir.), Lotos. Resi-
dence: Wyncote, Pa. Address: 1513 Race St., Philadel-
phia, Pa.

GRIFFIN, ANTHONY J.

Lawyer, State Senator; b. N. Y. City; s. James H. and
Mary A. (Zeluiff) Griffin; ed. public sch., N. Y. City



Coll., Cooper L'nion and N. Y. Univ., B.S., LL.B.; m. Oct.
-' ; - L895, Katharyn I.. Byrne. <':i|>'l Co. P, 69th N v
Vols., in war with Spain. Stati Senator, 1911, 1912,
1913, 1914. Democrat. Residence: 891 Cauldwell Av.
Address: 41 Park Row, N. Y. City.

GRIFFIN, DANIEL J.

Lawyer, mem. Congress; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., March
26, 1880; ed. public schs., St. Laurent Coll., Can., St.
s Coll., Jersey City, A.B.,; N. Y. Law Sch. Ad-
mitted to bar, Nov., 1902; was comm'r of licenses, Bor-
ough of Brooklyn, and in charge of administration and
guardianship dep'ts of surrogate's court of County of
Kings; elected to 63d Congress, Nov., 1912. Address:
44 Court St, Brooklyn, N. Y.

GRIFFIN, NELSON FAULKNER

Born N. Y. City, Jan. 23, 1870; s. Edward Payson and
Fanny (Benedict) Griffin; ed. public sch., followed by
two years' attendance at the Coll. of the City of N. Y.;
unmarried. Pres. and dir. Fort George Realty Co.; v.-p.
and dir. The Harsen Co.; trustee The Bronx Savings
Bank; mg'r Branch office Lincoln Trust Co., 72d St.
and Broadway. Republican. Presby'n. Clubs: N. Y.
Athletic, Richmond County Country Club. Address:
Broadway and 72d St., N. Y. City.

GRIFFING, TIMOTHY M.

Lawyer; b. Riverhead, Suffolk Co., N. Y., Nov. 22,
1S42; s. Hubbard and Polly (Miller) Griff ing; ed. Phil-
lips Acad., Andover, Mass.; Yale, A.B. 1864, A.M. 1867;
Albany Law Sch., LL B., 1866; m. Riverhead, N. Y., June

16, 1869, Caroline A. Perkins; children: Frederick Lap-
ham, Grace, Angeline Perkins, Mabel, Robert Perkins.
Admitted to bar, 1S66, and engaged in practise of law;
appt'd by Gov. Higgins, May 4, 1906, County Judge of
Suffolk Co., N. Y.; elected to same office Nov., 1906.
Dir. and att'y Riverhead Savings Bank; pres. Suffolk
County Co. Nat. Bank; treas. Riverhead Water Co.,
pres. Riverhead Electric Light Co., Amityville Water
Co., Amityville Electric Light Co. Republican. Con-
gregationalist. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta
Phi. Recreation: Horticulture; received bronze medal
at Paris Exp'n for views of grounds and park at
which he resides, known as Grangebel Park. Address:
Riverhead, Suffolk Co., N. Y.

GRIFFIS, WILLIAM ELLIOT

Clergyman, author, lecturer; b. Philadelphia, Sept.

17, 1843; s. John Limeburner and Anna Maria (Hess)
(ji'iffis; ed. Philadelphia public schs. and high sch.,
Rutgers Coll., Union Theol. Sem., N. Y. City (D.D.,
Union Coll., 1883; L.H.D., Rutgers Coll., 1899); m. Is',
1877, Katharine Lyra Stanton; 2d, 1900, Frances King;
children: Lillian Eyre, b. 1884 (now Mrs. Newton Fas-
sett of Spokane, Wash.); Stanton, b. 1887; John, b. 1903.
Engaged in business with mf'g jewelry firm at Phila-
delphia, 1S59-1865; in coll., 1865-1869, in Japan 1870-
1874; pastor Knox Memorial Ch., N. Y. City, 186S-1869-



engage in research, writing and lecturing. Has been
nine times in Europe for historical travel and investi-
gation. Lecturer or preacher in many univs. Wrote
hist, sketch of Mass. at World's Columbian Exp'n, Chi-
cago; has served frequently as orator or chaplain at
civic gatherings. Served in 44th Reg't Pa. militia dur-
ing Lee's invasion as color corporal and sec. of Co. H.
Represented Am. Hist. Ass'n at Congress of Diplomatic
History at The Hague, 1898; the Nation and Outlook at
Queen Wilhelmina's inauguration and enthronement,
and Boston Congregationalist at unveiling of the Delfs-
haven, Memorial at Rotterdam, and the Rembrandt
Tercentenary festivities in Holland, 1906. Hymnist for
Provincetown (Mass.) corners-tone exercises, in honor
of the Pilgrims. Aug. 20, 1907. Collected the money and
in Summer of 1909 had charge of the erection of five
bronze historical tablets in the Netherlands, at Utrecht
Amsterdam, Nijkerk, Leeuwarden and Leyden, and at
Middelburg, Zierick Zee, Rotterdam and The Hague.
1913. Has had erected in Ithaca, N. Y., five bronze
hisu tablets. Organizer of public schs. in Japan, 1870-
1874; under his instr'n and personal care were trained
many of the now leading men of Japan; only white
man living who, in the far interior of Japan in a dai-
mio s castle, saw the working of the feudal system and
its burial; was first man called out from a foreign
country under the Imperial oath of 1868 to serve the
Japanese and help to begin their new civilization- re-
ceived decoration of the Order of the Rising Sun from
the Emperor of Japan, May 4, 1908. Author: 28 books
on Asiatic, Dutch and American subjects, his main pur-
pose being to help the Oriental and Occidental men un-
derstand each other; many of contb'ns and books have
been translated into Dutch, Japanese and Korean, etc
Contbr to N Am. Review. Outlook. Nation and leading-
periodicals. Founder, 1869, of the Targum, the Rutgers
Coll. weekly newspaper. Honorary mem. Mei Roku
Sha (Japans oldest edn'l soc), Frisian, Zealand and



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Leiden Literary and Scientific Socs. in the Netherlands,
Asiatic Socs. of Japan and Korea, Am. Hist. Ass'n, L". S.
Naval Inst. Pres. De Witt Hist. Soc. of Tompkins Co.,
N. Y. Recreation: Pedestrianism, collecting rare Dutch
and Japanese books, prints and pictures. Address:
Ithaca, N. Y.
GRIFFITH, EDWARD

Capitalist; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 20, 1874; s. Frederick
W. and Lucy (Tate) Griffith; ed. public schs., N. Y.
Citv. Pres. and dir. Arrow Realty Co.; mg'r Fidelity
& Casualty Co.; mem. firm B. E. Clapp & Co.; dir.
Church-Ward Internat. Steel Co., Gross & Gross Co.
Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Peace Soc, St.
David's Soc, Am. Museum of Natural History. Met.
Museum of Art, Chamber of Commerce. ClU'bs: Re-
publican, Down Town, Economic, Columbia Yacht,
Lambs, Sleepy Hollow Country, Larchmont Yacht.
Residence: Hotel Plaza. Address: 9u William St., N.
Y. City.
GRIFFITH, ELBERT W.

Sup't of Schools; b. Pike, N. Y., 1851; s. Samuel C.
and Maria (Bowman) Griffith; grad. classical course
Geneseo (N. Y.) State Normal School; Illinois Wes-
leyan Univ., Ph.B, later upon examination A.M. Ph.D. ;
also A.M., from Wesleyan Univ., Middletown, Conn.;
m. Whitesville, N. Y., Aug. 1880, Adele Parker; chil-
dren: Mildred A., b. 1881, Ruth M., b. 188S. After
serving as principal of schools several years in west-
ern N. Y. was unanimously appt'd sup't of public
schools at Norwich, N. Y 1SS8-189S; sup't of schools at
Glens Falls, N. Y., which position still holds. Repub-
lican; Methodist; trustee Christ Methodist Church;
trustee Crandall Free Library. Mem. Warren County
Teachers' Ass'n. N. Y. State Council of School Supt's.
Nat. Edn. Ass'n, Glens Falls Business Ass'n, Senate
Lodge of Masons, Washington Commanderv, K. T-
Club: Glens Falls. Address: Glens Falls, N. Y.

GRIFFITH, FRANK CARLOS

Theatrical mg'r; b. Dixfleld, Me., Dec. 30, 1851; s.
Amos Wonmell and Azubah F. (Stocfcbridge) Griffith;
ed. Boston public schools; m. N. Y. City, May 8, 1884,
Mary Catherine Lee. Acting mg'r of Mrs. Langtry,
in America, London, and provinces, 1888-1890; mg'r
Margaret Mather, 1892; only American acting mg'r
ever taken to England by an English star; acting
mg'r Minnie Maddern Fiske, since 1897. Author:
Maine's Hall of Fame (privately published); The
Man from Maine (C. M. Clark Pub. Co.), Mrs. Fiske,
a biography (The Neale Pub. Co.); dramatization The
Golden Butterfly (Walter H. Baker Co.); also serial
and short stories, Mexican and other travels. Li-
brarian twelve years Poland Spring Library; art dir.,
Poland Spring Art Ex'b'n and editor-in-chief, The
Hill-Top, a hotel magazine, also for twelve years, at
Poland Spring, Me. Republican. Mem. S. A. R., The
Actors' Fund, and State of Maine Club. Address:
12 W. 40th St., N. Y. City.
GRIFFITH, FREDERIC

Surgeon; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 17, 1873; s.
David Reese and Sarah Jane (Richardson) Griffith;
(lineal descendant of Samuel Richardson, first Coun-
cillor of colony of Pa., and friend of W<m. Penn) ; ed.
Friends' School in Camden, N. J., and Philadelphia,
Pa., 1883-1892. Nautical Sch., 1892; Univ. of Pa., M.D.,
1897. During years 1894-1897 attended school of Aux-
iliary Medicine Univ. of Pa., obtained certificate of
proficiency in medical jurisprudence; m. N. Y. City,
Dec. 12, 1900, Ducile Andrews Menken. For varying
terms engaged in Univ. Hosp., Pa. Hosp., Phila. Poly-
clinic, N. Y. Hosp., House of Relief, St. Vincent's
Hosp., N. Y. Polyclinic, Vanderbilt Clinic, Bellevue
Hosp. Traveled extensively in United States, Canada,
South America, Europe, West Indies, Azore Islands.
Madeira Islands, Bermuda Islands, West Coast of
Africa. Published one hundred and fifty articles in
professional and scientific journals. Produced num-
erous medical, surgical and sanitary inventions.
Author: Text-book on Surgery, 1904; revised 2d edi-
tion Stoney's Bacteriology and Surgical Technie for
Nurses, 1905; also monographs upon surgery In In-
ternat. Clinics, 1902-1906. Lectured upon practised
surgery under direction of N. Y. Citv B'd of Efl'n, *
1904-1905. Acting ass't surgeon, 3d Reg't N. G. of Pa.,
1S97-1898. Mem. Soc. of Friends. Universal Peace
Soc, Alumni Soc tlniv. of Pa.; fellow N. Y. Acad.
Medicine. Recreations: Horseback riding, sailing,
walking trips. Club: Baltusrol Country. Residence:
(summer), Belmar, N. J. Address: 22S W. 3Sth St., N.
Y. City.

GRIFFITH, FREDERICK WINTER

Mf'r; b. Phelps, N. Y., Dec. 17, 1858; s. John 'Watson
and Charlotte (Malfctte) Griffith; grad. Hamilton Coll.,
A.B., (Phi Beta Kappa), 1886; m. Phelps, Oct. 1, 1889.
Marv E. Adams; children: Frederick A., b. 1894, Hen-
rv W., b. 1S96. Treas. and v.-p. Garlock Packing Co.



(large corp'n doing business throughout U. S. and In
foreign countries); has traveled extensively abroad;
elected trustee Hamilton Coll.. 1907; mem. State As-
sembly, 1900-1902, State Senator, 1910. 1911, 1912;
Presidential elector on Rep. ticket. 1894; has held
many civil and pollt. offices; pres. Palmyra Printing
Co. Prestoy'n; Mason, mem. Zenobia Commandery K.
T., Palmyra, N. Y. Address: Palmyra, N. Y.

GRIFFITH, PERCY TATE

Retired; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 25, 1875; s. Frederick
William and Lucy (Tate) Griffith; ed. pulblic schs.;
m. N. Y., 1900; children: Edward T., b. 1901, Herbert
b. 1907. Lately mem. firm E. E. Clapp & Co., mg'rs of
Accident & Health Dep't Fidelity and Casualty Co..
for N. Y., N. J., Mass. and R. I. Mem. Chamber ol
Commerce, Am. Anthropol. Ass'n, Am. Chem. Soc,
Acad, of Polit. Science, Peace Soc, St. David's Soc,
Civic Federation, Met. Museum Art, Children's Aid
Soc, N. Y. Kindergarten Ass'n, Museum Natural His-
tory. Clubs: Down Town Ass'n, West Side Tennis,
Stamford, Suburban, Stamford Yacht. Residence:
Hartford, Conn. Address: 90 William St., N. Y. City.

GRIFFITH, WILLIAM MORTON

Banker; b. Racine, Wis., Oct. 31, 1859; s. Owen and
Jane (Owen) Griffith; grad. Hamilton Coll., B.A., with
oratorical honor, 1880; m. Utica, N. Y., April 23, 1884,
Julia Josephine Maynard; one son, William Morrison,
b. 1888. Was engaged in journalism; connected with
various papers as editor and correspondent at Albany
a.id Washington; sec to the late Hon. James S. Sher-
man; private sec. .to Gov. Frank S. Black; sec. to
the N. Y. State Comm'n to the Paris Exp'n of 1900.
Former pres. now a dir. Queens County Trust Co.;
chm'n Exec. Com. Long Island Bond and Mortgage
Co.; dir., treas. and mg'r Queens Borougih Development
Corporation; dir. and treas. Sea Coast Realty Co.,
Merrick Bay Co. Republican ; Presby'n. One ot
mg'rs of Long Island Real Estate Exchange and
Queens Borough Real Estate Exchange. Trustee and
treas. Queens Borough Library. Clubs: Republican
(N. Y. City), University (Brooklyn), Jamaica (Ja-
maica). Residence: Jamaica, (L. I.) N. Y. Address:
1328 Broadway, N. Y. City.

GRIFFITHS, H. WILLARD

Lawyer; b. Utica, N. Y., Feb. 12, 1873; s. David G.
and Elizabeth (Watkins) Griffiths; ed. public schools.
Utica, N. Y. Prep. Sch., N. Y. Law Sch.; m. Sept. 22,
1896, Ella May Parsons; children: Dorothy May, Ger-
trude lone, Ross, Irraa Elizabeth ana Minerva. Pres.
and dir. Nassau Cottage and Realty Co., Nassau-by-
the-Sea; Foster Deep Sea; sec. ana dir. Transporta-
tion Co. Republican; Baptist. Recreations: sailing,
hunting. Clubs: Nassau Rod and Gun, Nassau Re-
publican. Residence, (winter): Hempstead, N. Y. ;
(summer). Nassau-by-the-Sea, Dong Beach. Address:
53 Main St., Hempstead, L. I., N. Y.
GRIGGS, EDWARD HOWARD

Author, lecturer; b. Owatonna, Mirh., Jan. 9, 1868;
s. Joseph Emerson and Mary Ellen (Little) Griggs;
grad. Indiana Univ., A.B., 1889, A.M., 1890, studied
Univ. of Berlin, L.H.D., and Univ. of Maine, 1905; m.
1st, 1889, Jennie Taylor Fry (died 1896), 2nd, 1898,
Mary Pratt Little (died 1906); six chidren. Instr.
English and prof, literature, Indiana Univ., 3 years,
prof, ethics, Leland Stanford, Jr. Univ., 5 years;
since 1899, public lecturer and author. Author: Tha
New Humanism, 1900; A Book of Meditations, 1902;
Moral Education, 1904; The Use of the Margin, 1906;
Human Equipment. 1910; The Philosophy of Art, 1913,
and numerous handbooks lo courses of lectures. Pres.
Dep't of Philosophy, Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and
Sciences; mem. Am. Acad. Polit. & Social Science,
and several other learned socs. Clubs: City ON. Y.),
University (Philadelphia). Address: "Vredeoord,"
Spuyten Duyvil, N. Y. Oity.

GRIGGS, HERBERT LEBAU

Banker; b. Newton, Mass., 1S55; grad. English High
Sch., Boston, Mass.; m. N. Y. City, Emily Thompson;
one son, Arthur, b. 1891. Received early business ed'n
with Kidder, Peabody & Co.. in Boston and later in
N. Y. City; admitted as partner in 1886; retired from
succeeding N. Y. firm (Baring, Magoun & Co.), 1900;
pres. Bank of New York, N. B. A., since 1901. Also
dir. Atlanta & Charlotte Air Line R. R.; trustee in
U. S. of Sun Ins. Office, London, England; trustee At-
lantic Mutual Ins. Co: was treas. and trustee the
Boys' Club, Av. A, several years. Clubs: Metropolitan,
Down Town, Ardsley. Residence: 1 E. SOth St. Ad-
dress: 48 Wall St., N. Y. City.

GRIGGS, JOHN WILLIAM

Lawver, ex-governor; b. Newton, N. J., July 10,
1849; s. Daniel and Emeline (Johnson) Griggs; ed.
Lafavette Coll., A.B., 1868, LL.D. Yale and Princeton;
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practised at Paterson, N. J.; mem. N. J. Assembly,
1876-1877, State senator, X. J., 1SS3-1SS9 (pres. Senate
1SS0); gov of X. J.. 1896-1898, resigning to enter
Cabinet of Pres. McKinley as att'y-gen., serving until

1901. Mem. of Permanent Court of Arbitration at
The Hague: now head of law firm of Griggs, Bald-
win ,& Baldwin. X. Y. City. Pres. and dir. Marconi
Wireless Telegraph Co. of America; dir. Corp'n Trust
Co., X. Y, and X. Y. Telephone Co. Republican;
Presby'n. Mem. Soc of Cincinnati, Mil. Order Loyal
Legion. Club: Union League, N. Y. Citv. Residence:
Paterson, X. J. Address: 27 Pine St., N. T. City.

GRIGGS, MAITLAND FULLER

Lawyer; b. Granby, Conn., Feb. 12, 1872; s. Joseph
Fuller and Helen M. (Bagg) Griggs; ed. Hartford
High Sen., Y'ale Coll., A.B., N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B.; m.
X. Y. City, Nov. 9, 1S9S, Carolyn C. Lee: children;
Dorothy M. L.. b. 1899; Maitland L., b. 1902; Xortham
L., b. 1905. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Phi Beta
Kappa Soc, Skull & Bones (Yale), Alpha Delta Phi
fraternity. Dir. N. Y. Juvenile Asylum. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Ardsley, Down Town Ass'n. Residence:
Ardsley-on-Hudson, N. T. Address: 27 Cedar St.,
N. Y. City.

GRINNELL, GEORGE BIRD

Pres. business corp'ns, author, ethnologist; b. Brook-
lyn, Sept. 20, 1849; s. George Blake and Helen (Lan-
sing) Grinnell; ed. Churchill's Mil. Sch., Ossining, N.
Y., Y'ale, A.B., 1870, Ph.D., 1880; m. N. Y. City, Aug. 21,

1902. Elizabeth K., d. Col. F. D. Curtis. Ass't in
osteology, Peabodv Museum, New Haven, Conn., 1874-
1S80; 1SS0-1911 pres. and editorial mg'r Forest and
Stream Publishing Co. Pres. Bosworth Machine Co.,
Lansing Co.; dir. Milford Land Co., Campbell-Bos-
worth Machine Co. Collaborated with Ex-pres.
Theodore Roosevelt in writing American Big Game
Hunting; Hunting in Many Lands; Trail and Camp
Fire; edited American Big Game in Its Haunts; Hunt-
ing at High Altitudes. As ethnologist regarded as
authority on history and habits of the Indians of the
Plains and West generally. Author: Indians of To-
day: Blackfoot Lodge Tales; The Story of the In-
dian: Pawnee Hero Stories and Folk Tales: Jack, the
Young Ranchman; Jack Among the Indians; Jack in
the Rockies; Jack, the Young Canoeman; Jack, the
Toung Trapper: Jack, the Young Explorer; American
Duckshooting: American Game Bird Shooting; Punish-
ment of the Stingy; Brief History of the Boone and
Crockett Club; TraJils of the Pathfinders; Jack, the
Young Cowboy; Blackfeet Indian Stories; Beyond the
Old Frontier. Fellow A. A. A. S., Am. Ethnol. Soc,
Am. Ornithol. Union, N. Y. Zool. Soc, Am. Museum
X T at. History, Am. Geog. Soc; mem. Am. Folklore Soc,
Washington Anthropol. Soc, Biol. Soc. Washington,
N. Y. Acad. Sciences, N. Y. Zool. Soc (mem. B'd
Mg'rs), N. Y. Aquarium (mem. B'd Mg'rs). Mem.
Com. of 70. and took active part in reform movement
of 1S04. Mem. Soc. Colonial Wars, Soc Mayflower
Descendants. Clubs: Union, University, Century. Ad-
dress: 238 E. loth St., N. Y. City.

GRISCOM, CLEMENT ACTON

Corporation official; b. Philadelphia, June 20, 1868;
s. Clement A. and Frances Canby (Biddle) Griscom;
ed. in schools of Geneva, Switzerland; Frankfort-on-
Main, Germany, and at Univ. of Pa., Ph.B., 1S87; m.
Grace Ch., N. Y. City, Sept. 18. 1889, Genevieve Sprigg
Ludlow; children: Ludlow, b. 1890, Acton, b. 1S91.



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