Geddings Harry Crawford.

Who's who in New York (city and state) online

. (page 112 of 284)
Online LibraryGeddings Harry CrawfordWho's who in New York (city and state) → online text (page 112 of 284)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook

Taxpayers' Alliance, Franz Schubert Miinnerchor,
Arion Liedertafel, and many other fraternal, civic,
social and poMt. org'ns. Clubs: Nat. Democratic, Jef-
ferson, Schnorer. Address: 308 E. 162d St., N. Y. City.


Cyclopaedic editor; b. Newark, N. J.. Sept. 12, 1847;
s. Jotham Meeker and Harriet Denman (Ross) Hagar;
ed. public schs.; m. Nov. 27, 1878, Emma Louisa Hub-
bard; children: Arthur Percy, Clara Hubbard. Be'
came stenographer soon after leaving sch., and was
employed on N. Y. Tribune and N. Y. Sun; during
Civil War was mem. Auxiliary Field Relief Corp* of
U. S. Sanitary Comm'n; 2 years after the close of the
war became news editor of Frank Leslie's Illustrated
Newspaper for 15 years, engaging in early slum work
in N. Y. City, and doing much to break up Italian pa-
drone system and expose conditions of tenement-
house life; contb'r to Appleton's Encyclopaedia of Am.
Biography, 1886-1888; edited What the World Believes
1881; associated with Benson J. Lossing. LL. D., in
compilation of Our Great Continent, 1886; compiled
gret.ter part of The History of the United States in
Chronological Order, 1886; asso. editor Columbian
Encyclopaedia. 1883-1893: on staff of revisers John-
son's Universal Encyclopaedia, 1893-1895: contributed
Am. obituaries and other articles for Appleton's An-



nual Encyclopaedia, 1886-1902; edited The Columbian
Annual for 1892; revised and enlarged to 10 vols.
Harper's Encyclopaedia of U. S. History, 1901; was
engaged in the revision of Internat. People's, Im-
perial, University, and New Standard Encyclopaedias,
and Anglo-Am. Encyclopaedia and Dictionary; edited
the Practical Home Encyclopaedia, etc. Has one of
the largest private collections of clippings and other
contemporary data in the country. Mem. (lite) N. J.
Hist. Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc, Kane Lodge No. 55, F. and
A. M Howard Lodge 7, I. O. O. F. Recreation:
Change of work. Address: 273 Montclair Av., Forest
Hill, Newark, N. J.


from 1897. Specially interested in American (native)
ethnology, both in North and South America, making
original researches and contb'ns on subject of astro-
nomical symbolism of ancient Peru, and mythology
and ritual of Am. Indians. Exec, officer Dep't Astron-
omy and sec. Dep't Ethnology, Brooklyn Inst., since
1894. Fellow A. A. A. S. (mem. council, 1900), Am.
Ethnol. Soc; mem. Am. Folk-Lore Soc. (councillor and
v.-p., 1900); fellow Am. Anthropol. Soc, mem. Con-
gres International des Americanistes. Clubs: Sal-
magundi. Explorers' (diir.), West Side Tennis. Resi-
dence: 29 Claremont Av. Address: 4S Wall St., N. Y.


Writer; b. N. Y. City, July 18, 1882; s. Hermann
and Anna (Schwedler) Hagedorn; attended Hill Sch.,
Pottstown, Pa., grad. Harvard Univ. A.B., 1907; Ber-
lin Univ., Columbia Univ.; m. Englewood, N. J., June
6, 190S; Dorothv Oakley; one d., Mary Oakley, b. March
16, 1909. Author: The Silver Blade (1907); The
Woman of Corinth (190S); A Troop of the Guard
(1909); Poems and Ballads (1912). Read Lincoln Cen-
tury Ode before Loyal Legion of U. S., Commandtry
of *Pa., Fe>b. 12, 1909; wrote lyrics for Peterborough
Pageant, 1910; Adapted The Witch for the New The-
atre, performed 1910; Author of various one-act plays
performed in vaudeville and by the Dramatic Clubs
of Harvard, Radcliffe and Bryn Mawr. Traveled ex-
tensively over Europe. Egypt and America. Mem. Phi
Beta Kappa Soc. Recreation: Farming. Clubs: Har-
vard, The Players. Residence: Sunnytop Farm, Fair-
field, Conn. Address: The Players, 16 Gramercy Pk.,
N. Y. City.


Real estate broker; b. St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 7, 1884;
s. Robert and Isabel (Pearson) Hager; grad. Phillips
Andover Acad., 1904; two years at Yale Univ. V.-p.
and dir. S. Osgood Pell & Co., pres. and dir. Narada
Realty Co. Private Co. K. 7th Reg't. Episcopalian.
Mem. Southern Soc. Sons of Revolution. Recreations:
Golf, tennis, shooting, riding, motoring, fishing.
Clubs: N. Y. Yacht, Riding, Piping Rock, Ardsley,
Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht, Westchester Country,
Automobile of America, Apawamis, Church. Resi-
dence: 3 E. 82nd St. Address: 542 Fifth Av., N. Y.


Teacher voice culture and vocal music; b. Bellville,
Texas, March 31, 1862; d. John W. and Martha (Hutch-
ings) Manning; studied vocal music with Annie Laurie
Richards-Clagett; sight singing Daniell Bachelor;
harmony, Dr. Hugh Clark, Univ. of Pa and piano
under W. S. B. Mathews and Dr. William Mason; re-
ceived M.E.L. degree N. Texas Female Coll.. B.A. and
several diplomas from Univ. of Texas. Taught in
Austin, Texas; London, Berlin, Paris and N. Y. Lecturer.
Author: Current Breathing, and many poems and short
stories. Episcopalian. Clubs: Texas, Public Good,
Southland, Play Goers, N. Y. Musicians. Address: 2647
Broadway, N. Y. City.


Capitalist, horseman; b. Frankfort, Ky., 1827; ed.
at Frankfort; later studied law; m. 1st, Miss Sanders,
d. Col. Lewis Sanders, of Natchez, Miss, (died May 23,
1894); 2d, Versailles, Ky., Dec. 23, 1S97, Pearl Voor-
hies. Practised law at St. Joseph, Mo., and at Natchez,
Miss., until 1849; went to Calif, and became interested
in large mining enterprises in Calif., Nev. and Mont.;
now owns large interest in mines of Anaconda Cop-
per Co. in Montana; owns large stock farms in Ken-
tucky and the largest stud of racing and trotting
stock in U. S. Clubs: Union. Tuxedo, Riding, Turf
and Field, Metropolitan. Residence: 587 Fifth Av.
Address: 15 Broad St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 17, 1S65; s. Hermann
and Rebecca (Hoexter) Hahlo; grad. Coll. of City of
N. Y., 1884; Columbia Law Sch., 1SSU; unmarried.
Mem. Assembly, 1892-1893: ass't corp'n counsel, 1898-
1900, and 1904. Club: Democratic. Residence: 350 W.
55th St. Address: 233 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Jurist; b. Ellicottville.' Cattaraugus Co., N. Y., Feb.
20, 1S42; s. Henry and Sarah M. Haight; admitted to
bar, 1863; m. Nov. 20, 1864, Angeline Waters, of West
Falls, Erie Co., N. Y. Elected supervisor Erie Co.,
1S70-1871, 1872; county judge Erie Co., 1872-1876;
resigned Dec. 31, 1S76, having been elected Nov., 1876,
justice Supreme Court of N. Y.; appt'd asso. justice.
Gen. Term, in 18S4, ov Gov. Cleveland; appt'd asso.
judge Court of Appeals, 2d Div., 1889, by Gov. Hill;
re-elected justice Supreme Court, 1890; reappt'd asso-
judge Court of Appeals, 2d Div., by Gov.; reappt'd
asso. justice, Gen. Term, 1892, by Gov. Flower; re-
signed as asso. justice Gen. Term and as justice Su-
preme Court, Dec. 31, 1894; elected asso. judge Court
of Appeals, Nov., 1894, term expired Dec. 31. 1912;
was senior judge in point of service in the State.
Address: Buffalo, N. Y.


Architect; lb. N. Y. City, Mar. 17, 1841; s. Rev. Ben-
jamin J. (ass't rector of Trinity Oh., N. Y. City) and
Hetty (Coolidge) Haight; grad. Columbia Coll., 1861;
studied at Law Sch. of Columbia; m. N. Y. City, Oct.,
1865, Euphemia Kneeland; children: Euphemia,
Charles Sidney (U. S. A.), Sarah Bard, John McVicar.
Enlisted and served with the 7th Reg't in Baltimore,
1862; with 31st N. Y. Vols., as 1st lieut. and adj., from
Oct., 1862, and as capt. 39th N. Y. Vols., Dec, 1863, to
Nov., 1864; severely wounded while in command of
reg't in Battle of Wilderness, and, in consequence,
dbliged to retire from active service. Elected and
served as vice-commodore of iN. Y. Yacht Club, 1886,
and re-elected 1887; trustee N. Y. Soc. Library, Soc.
for Promotion of Religion and Learning, Corp'n for
Relief of Widows and Children of Deceased Clergy-
men. Designed buildings erected by Columbia Coll. on
its Madison Av. property, Manhattan Eye and Ear
Hosp., N. Y. Cancer iHosp., buildings of Gen. Theol.
Sem., N. Y., American Theatre. N. Y. City, Vanderbiit
Hall and Phelps Hall and University Library at Yale,
Keney Memorial Tower at Hartford, Conn., St. Ig-
natius' Ch., N. Y-, Sloan Laboratory, Laboratories ot
Zoology, Comparative Anatomy and Botany, Yale
Univ.; St. Anthony's Hall, New Haven; The Garrison
Ch., Governor's Island, new dormitories at Sheffield
Scientific Sch., New Hajven, Conn., ana others. Resi-
dence: Garrison, N. Y. Address: 452 Fifth Av., N. Y.


Humanitarian; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 17, 1851; s. Will-
iam A. and Emily S. Haines; ed. by private tutors
and at Columbia Coll., special course; m. Lyndehurst,
Irvington-on-tHudson, 1S73, Mary, d. George Merritt.
Prominently identified with humane and 'benevolent
movements for many years; 1889 to April 15, 1906
(when lit resigned), pres. Am. Soc. for Prevention ot
Cruelty to Animals. Under his presidency, the oper-
ations of The American Society, the parent soc. in
America for the protection of animals, have been ex-
tended, new laws for protection of animals enacted,
notorious resorts where animals were made to fight
have been broken up, reforms in transportation of
animals instituted, torutal and demoralizing "sports"
suppressed and manv forms of cruelty checked or
done away with entirely; owner of the celebrated
Cranmoor Farm at Toms River, N. J. Life mem. Am.
Soc. Prevention Cruelty to Animals (was editor Our
Animal Friends, official organ of the soc); life mem.
Am. Geog. Soc; Am. Museum of Natural History, Soc.
of Am. Authors, N. Y. Genealogical Soc, Am. Jersey
Cattle Club, Am. Bible Soc; life dir. Am. Tract Soc,
Soc. of Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution, N. Y. Acad,
of Sciences. Clubs: Manhattan, Automobile of Ameri-
ca, Larchmont Yacht. N. Y. Yacht, Church. Residence:
* 20 Fifth Av. Address: 19 Liberty St., N. Y. City.


Actor; b. Muncie, Ind., Feb. 3, 1870; s. Adelbert S.
and Emma J. Haines; ed. in public schools of Kansas
City, Mo., grad. Univ. of Mo LL.B.; m. Chicago, Dec.
22, 1910, Mrs. William MacDowell. Has been on stage
since 1891; was leading man with Viola Allen and af-
terward with Mrs. Fiske, Henry Miller and other
stars and companies; starred in Darling of the Gods
and Once Upon a Time; more recently leading man
with Grace George in Clothes, and, season 1907-1908,
in the Rose of the Rancho; The Spendthrift, season
1910-1911; in vaudeville (in the Coward), since 1911.



Mem. Missouri Soc. in N. Y., Phi Delta Theta frater-
nity, Actors' Order of Friendship. Kepublican. Recre-
ations: Golf, horseback riding. Clubs: Players, Lambs,
Green Room. Address: Lambs Club, N. Y. City.


Physician, surgeon, banker; b. Parish, N. Y., June 2.
1861; s. Richard and Minerva M. (Mack) Hakes; at-
tended Mexico Acad., Mexico, N. Y.; Med. Dep't Univ.
City of N. Y., M.D., 1SSS. Pres. Grange Nat. Bank,
Tioga, Pa.; dir. First Nat. Bank, Wellsboro, Pa. Re-
publican. Treas. Tioga County Med. oc. ; mem. Pa.
State Med. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n; U. S. pension examin-
ing surgeon, Tioga County med. insp. State Dep't of
Health; 32" Mason and Knight Templar. Address:
Tioga, Pa.


Educator, mining eng'r and chem. expert; b. Adams,
N. Y., Sept. 2, 1845; s. Abner Cable and Sally Ann
(Barton) Hale; grad. Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1869,
A.M., 1872, E.M., 1881, Univ. of Heidelberg, Ph.D., 1880;
m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 23, 1889, Carrie Helen Angell;
children: Harriet Florence, b. 1891, George William, b.
189S. Vice-principal high sch., Jersey City, N. J., 1873-
1877; comim'r for edn'l exhibit of N. J. at U. S. Centen-
nial Rxp'n, 187'6; pres. State Sch. of Mines. Colo., 1880-
1883; prof, physics and chemistry, Boys' High Sch.,
Brooklyn, 18S3-il912; pres. Dep't of Chemistry, Brook-
lyn Inst. Arts and Sciences, 1890; pres. Physics Club of
N. Y., 1900; pres. Chemistry Teachers' Club, 1902; v.-p.
New England Ass'n Chem. Teachers, 1901-1902; exam-
iner in chemistry, Coll. Entrance B'd, 1902-1906; mem.
Soc. Chemical industry, Am. Chem. Soc. (v.-p. 1889, sec
1890-1903); Deutsche Chemische Gesellschaft; fellow
A.A.A.S. (councillor 1901-1902), Soc. of Genesee, Phi
Beta Kappa, Chemists' Club. Address: 487 Halsey St..
Brooklyn, N. Y.


Professor of English; b. Boston, Feb. 18, 1863; s. Ed-
ward Everett and Emily Baldwin (Perkins) Hale; ed.
Roxbury Latin Sch., Harvard Coll., A.B., 1883; Univ.
of Halle, Ph.D., 1S92; m. June 15, 1893, Rose Postle-
thwaite Perkins; children: Maurice Perkins, Nathan,
Thomas Shaw. Instr. in English, Cornell. 1886-1889;
acting ass't prof. English, Cornell, 1889-1890; Harris
fellow, Harvard Univ. 1S90-1892; prof. English, State
Univ. of Iowa, 1892-1895; prof, rhetoric and logic, 1895-
1903; prof. English since 1903, Union Coll. Author:
Lowell, 1899; Dramatists of To-day, 1905; Seward, 1910.
Progressive; Presby'n. Pres. City Mission, Schenec-
tady. Mem. Alpha Delta Phi. Recreations: Walking,
sketching. Club: Century (N. Y. City). Address:
.Union College, Schenectady, N. Y.


Broker; s. Senator Eugene Hale, of Maine; grad.
Yale, 1898, Harvard Daw Sch., 1899; m. Nov. 15, 1S96,
Eunice, d. Rev. Dr. Roderick Terry. Engaged in busi-
ness as broker in N. Y. City; mem. N. Y. Stock Ex-
change since Feb. 23, 1905. V.-p. and dir. American
Creosoting Co., dir. Great Northern Paper Co. Clubs:
Racquet and Tennis, N. Y. Yacht, Knickerbocker, The
Brook, Country, University, Yale, Harvard (N. Y. City),
Metropolitan (Washington, D. C). Residence: 52 W.
55th St. Address: 20 Broad St., N. Y. City.


Chemist; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 19, 1875; s. Francis
Marvin and Carrie Louise (Stevens) Hale; ed. Hart-
ford (Conn.) High Sch.; grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1900,
Ph.D., 1902 (salutatorian, Bristed scholar, Silliman fel-
low); m. East Hartford, Conn., July 29, 1903, Myrtle
Catherine Calhoun; one d., Dorothy Ruth, b. Oct. 1,
1906. Aes't chemist, Yale Univ., 1900-1902; ass't in
analytical chemistry, Columbia Univ., 1902-1903; chem-
ist, Dep't Water Supply, Gas and Electricity, N. Y.
City, since 1903; chemist in charge Mt. Prospect Lab-
oratory, 1906-1912; dir. of laboratories, Dep't of Water
Supply, Gas and Electricity, since May, 1913. Baptist.
Mem. Municipal Eng'rs, Am. Chem. Soc, Am. Water
Works Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi. Author of
several scientific research publications. Club: Chem-
ists. Address: 450 St. John's PI., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Barnet, Vt., MaTch 7, 1854; s. Sprague
Taylor and Nancy May (Moulton) Hale; ed. Vt. com-
mon schs. and acads. ; law course, Michigan Univ.,
class 1877; m. 1st, Lunenburg, Vt., Nov. 2, 1881, Addie
Louise Silsby; 2nd, Lyndonville, Vt., Nov., 1907, Jennie
A. Silslby; children: Susan M., b. 1886; Charles S.,
b. 1891; Bernard Franklin, b. 1S96. Practised law,
Lunenburg, Vt., and Lewiston, Me. Pres. Lunenburg
(Vt.) Mf'g Co. State att'y for Essex Co. 8 years; mem.
Legislature 8 years, House of Representatives 6 years
and 2 years Senate; State Auditor 1892-1S98; chm'n
Townsite B'd Trustees No. 1, Oklahoma, 1891; chief

clerk to treas. of Cuba, 1899; Am. Consul Coaticook,
Can., 1902; Consul at Charlottestown, P. E. 1., 1908;
Trinidad, British West Indies, 1909; Huddersfield, Eng-
land, since 1912. Congregationalist. Mem. State Bar
Ass'n Vt., Sons of Kevolution, Knights of Honor.
Mason, Knight Templar. Recreations: Golf, walking.
Address: Am. Consulate, Huddersfield, England, and
Lunenburg, Vt.


Insurance; b. St. Louis, Mo., July 1, 1850; s. Edward
and Harriet (Wells) Hale; ed. public and private
schools in the West, partial course at Cornell Univ.,
1872; m. N. Y. City, April 16, 1873, Lucy M. Lawrence;
children: Edward Lawrence, Anna H., Lauretta, Lucy,
Henry, Jr., Mabel. Has been connected with Equita-
ble Life Assurance Soc. over 30 years; mem. firm
Henry Hale & Son. Presby'n. Club: Lawyers. Ad-
dress 149 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Physician; b. Princeton, N. J., Aug. 4, 1869; s. Henry
Ewing and Anna M. (Williams) Hale; ed. Princeton
Univ., A.B., 1892, A.M., 1896; Coll. Phvs. and Surg.
(Columibia). M.D., 1896; m. Chicago, 111., Sept. 13, 1900,
Frances Hibbard Ward; children: Mary Folsom, b.
1902; Henry Ewing, b. 1906; Anna Williams, b. 1909;
Frances Ward, b. 1912. Interne Presby'n Hosp., 1896-
1898; demonstrator of anatomy, Coll. of Phys. and
Surg., 1899-1908; attending physician out-patient dep't,
Babies' Hosp. Chief of clinic dep't applied therapeu-
tics, Coll. Rhys, and Surg.; also instr. of applied thera-
peutics. Mem. N. Y. City Acad. Medicine, N. Y. County
Med. Soc, Quiz Med. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Presby'n
Hosp. Alumni Ass'n, Alumnus Sloane Hosp. for Women.
In college years 1900-1901 and 1901-1902 Alumni Fel-
low in Anatomy, Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y. City.
Progressive; Presby'n. Recreations: Fishing and
mountain climbing. Summer residence: Van Buren
Bay, Lake George. P. O. address: Silver Bay, X. Y.
Address: 770 West End Av., X. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Canton, St. Lawrence Co., N. Y., May 17,
1854; s. Horace W. and Betsey R. (Lewis) Hale; ed.
public schs., Canton Acad.; grad. St. Lawrence Univ.,
B.S., 1876, M.S., 1879; Univ. of Wis., LL.B., 1S78; hon-
orary LL.D., St. Lawrence Univ., June, 1912; m. Canton,
N. Y., May 21, 1879, Ettie Bacheller; children: Irma, b.
1881; Horace Charles, b. 18SS. Admitted to bar, June,
1878, in Wis.; Sept., 1881, in N. Y.; ass't di3t. att'y St.
Lawrence Co., 1882-1887; supervisor Canton, 1890-1893;
dist. att'y St. Lawrence Co., 1894-1899; appt'd co. judge
Oct., 1902; elected same position in 1903; mem. B'd
Ed'n Canton High Sch. 18 years (pres. 8 years); trus-
tee St. Lawrence Univ. since 1884 mem. Exec. Com.;
pres. St. Lawrence County Bar Ass'n; mem. Exec. Com.
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n; mem. Am. Bar Ass'n; appt'd
Comm'r State B'd of Charities by Gov. Hughes. June,
1907. Appt'd counsel to Public Service Comm'n. Second
Dist, April, 1908. Republican. Dir. First Nat. Bank
of Canton; mem. Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Recrea-
tions: Fishing, canoeing. Home: Canton. St. Lawrence
Co., N. Y. Address: Public Service Commission, Al-
bany, N. Y.

Lawyer; b. St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 10. 1871; s. William
B. and Matilda (Nicholson) Hale; grad. Missouri State
Univ., LL.B., cum laude, 1890; m. St. Louis, Mo., 1896.
Anna B. De Forest. Mem. law firm Judson & Hale.
Author (law books): Hale on Torts; Hale on Bail-
ments; Hale on Damages; also of numerous articles
in American and English Encyclopaedia of Law and
in Encyclopaedia of Pleading and Practice. Republi-
can. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Phi, Phi Delta
Phi, Royal Arcanum. Address: 40 Wall St., N. Y. City.

Lawyer, writer; b. Albany, N. Y., Aug. 20 1S40; s.
Silvester and Nancy Arzelia (Eames) Hale; descended
from distinguished Colonial and Revolutionary ances-
try, g. s. of William Hale, and maternal g.-g. s. of
Anthony Eames and Gideon Deming, soldiers of Revo-
lution; grad. Albany Acad. (1st in class); was for
short time at Union Coll.; grad. Yale. I860, 'Winner
Clark and Berkeley scholarships (only prize scholar-
ships then open to competition for graduates): grad.
Albany Law Sch., 1861. Admitted to bar, 1861; en-
gaged for two years in study of Sanskrit, comparative
philology and higher mathematics, under Profs. Whit-
ney and Newton; Ph.D., Yale, 1S63, and with exception
of Drs. J. M. Whiton and A. W. Wright, senior living
holder of this degree from an Am. Coll. or Univ. After
several years in commercial life, engaged in practise
of law at Albany, removing, 1S88, to Brooklyn, where
has continued in practise since. Has made specialty
of attending scientific meetings and reporting pro-
ceedings for leading publications; was for several



vears Am. corr. of Nature (London); edited science
tlept. Bachelor of Arts Magazine; lias given sp'l atten-
tion to civil service matters and lias been instrumental
in effecting a notable reform in that connection in
enforcing the constitutional provision for appointing
employees for merit and fitness as a result ol the
leading cases of Hale vs. Worstell et al., 185 N. "i ., 24 1 .
an incidental outcome of which case he was appt'd
sup't of public baths for Borough of Brooklyn. N. Y
City March 10, 1906. One of the original fellows
AAA..; mem. Phi Beta Kappa Alumni in N. Y., Yah-
Alumni Ass'n of L. I., Nat. Geog. Soc; Am. Forestry
Ass'n, Am. Health League; mem. Tercentenary Com.
of Settlement of N T . X. City; delegate of N. Y. City to
1st Internat'l Conf. on Public and Sell. Baths at The
Hague 1912; permanent sec. of Am. Ass'n for Promot-
ing Hygiene and Public Baths. Address: 40-lst PL,
Brooklyn, N. Y.


Publisher, journalist; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 6. 1S62; ed.
public schs. and Coll. City of N. Y. Entered business
career in service of Am. News Co.; afterward with the
Am Agriculturalist; entered insurance business in
office of Mutual Fire Ins. Co. of N. Y.; Are insurance
broker and licensed agent three years; founded, 1S92,
The Surveyor, an insurance journal, of which is
proprietor "and editor. Pres. Insurance Herald Co.,
pub. of Insurance Herald of Atlanta. Mem. Ins. Soc.
of N Y. Clubs: Underwriters N. Y. Press, Once-a-
Year, Atlantic Highlands, Casino. Address: 56 Pine
St.. X. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Essex Co., N. Y., Nov. 2, 1S62; s. Hon.
Monroe and Emma Prindle (Wells) Hall; ed. Pitts-
burgh (N. Y.) schs., grad. Williams Coll., A.B., 1S85;
studied at Columbia Law iSch., and law sch. of Univ.
of N. Y.; m. N. Y. City 1S93, Mary Hazard Brown;
children: Marian Wells, b. April 6, 1S95; Richard Brown
West b. March .1, 1897; Alice Wadham, b. Feb. 6, 1S99;
Monroe Bostwick, b. Aug. 11, 1901. Formerly mem.
firm Hall, Hawkes & Prentice. N. Y. City. Pres.
Oseetah Lake Co. Mem. N. Y. City B'd of Alderman.
1S94-1S97. during Mayor Strong's term; nominated
by Good Gov't Club and Republicans of 21st Assembly
Dist.. pres. B'd of Assessors of N. Y. City by appt'mt
of Mavcr Seth Low; mem. State B'd of Tax Comm'rs
by appt'mt of Gov. Hughes, 1907-1913. Mem. Soc. of
Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution, Delta Kappa Ep-
silon fraternity; v.-p. Williams Alumni Ass'n and Lake
Champlain Ass'n. Recreations: Boating, fishing, hunt-
ing. Clubs: Republican. Williams. Residence: 15 W.
83d St. Address: 32 Nassau St., N. Y. City.


Author, lawcer: b. Armagh. Ireland, Aug. 4, 1854;
s. Rev. John (D.D.) and Emily (Bolton) Hall; grad.
Princeton. A.B., 1S75, A.M., 1878: Columbia Law Sch.,
DL.B.. 1SSS; m. Feb. 6, 1884, Susie Huribut Scott; one
child: Lois S. Bolton, b. 1893. Lecturer on funda-
mental reforms. Author: Things as They Are; Game
of Life; Monkey Shines (children's stories); Money
Making in Free America; Three Acres and Liberty (on
Intensive Farming Macmillan); A Little Land and a
Living. 1908; The' Mastery of Grief, and numerous
other books. Treas. and mn'g dir. Berkeley Heights
Real Estate Ass'n, Treas. Longshoreman's Union, in
1S96; founder and v.-p. N. Y. Tax Reform Ass'n; foun-
der N. Y. Vacant Lot Gardens for the Unemployed.
Single Taxer; Presby'n. Club: University. Residence:
33 E. 61st St. Address: 29 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Manufacturer, inventor; b. Thompson, Geauga Co., O.,
Dec. 6, 1863; s. Rev. Heman B. and Sophronia (Brooks)
Hall; grad. Oberlin Coll., A.B.. 1885, A.M., 1893, LL.D.,
1910; unmarried. Invented, in 1886, process for mf'g
aluminum, now in universal use; same process known
in Europe as Heroult process, invented by Paul
Heroult about same time; this material, formerly as
costly as silver and little used, is now, bulk for bulk,
cheaper than all metal except iron, zinc and lead;
started the manufacture of aluminum with Pittsburgh
Reduction Co. (now Aluminum Co. of America), 188S,
v.-p. of same since 1890; validity of patent attacked,
but sustained by decision of U. S. Circuit Court. 1893.
V.-p. Northern Aluminum Co. of Can.: dir. Power City
Bank of Niagara Falls, N. Y. Republican. Mem. Am.
Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Am. Phllos. Soc, Am. Electro-
Chemical Soc; trustee Oberlin Coll.; trustee Niagara
Falls Memorial Hosp. ; one of 100 "captains of in-
dustry" invited to meet Prince Henry of Prussia in
N. Y. City, Feb., 1902. Received Perkin Medal "for
distinguished services to Applied Chemistry," by Asso-
ciated Chemical Socs. of United States, Feb., 1911.
Clubs: University (Buffalo). University (N. Y. City).
Address: Niagara Falls, N. Y.

Lawyer; b. Guilford ("enter. Chenango Co., N. Y.,

Sept. 17, 1333; s. .John Peck and Sara i (Purdy)

11,11. ed District Sch., and Brockporl State Normal
Sch.; in 1st. All, an April 'J:;. 1889, Elizabeth V. S.

Online LibraryGeddings Harry CrawfordWho's who in New York (city and state) → online text (page 112 of 284)