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Bar City of N. Y.. Maryland Soc. of N. Y.. Civil Service
Reform Ass'n, Maryland Hist. Soc, Institute of 1776.
Trustee Briarcliffe Cong'l Ch. of Briaroliffe Manor. N.
Y. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Harvard, Warren. Reform,
Hasty Pudding. Address: 2 ^Rector st., N. Y. City.

BALL, ALBERT

Professor of physics; b. July 14, 1S73; >s. Milo and
Eliza DeEtte (South-worth) Ball; ed. Fredonia State
Normal and Training Sch., 1894; Cornell Univ.. A.B.,
1901; m. Wellsville, N. Y., Dec. 22, 1902, Mabel H.
Brown; children: Gladys Elizabeth, b. 1904: Kather-
ine Virginia, b. 1909. Prin. Belmont High Seh. 1895;
instr. physics. Pratt Inst., 1901-1905: Cooper Union.
X Y., 1905-1907; ass't prof.. Cooper Union. 1S07-1911.
prof, in charge of Dep't of Physics. Cooper Union.



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since 11)11'. [ndependent. Mem. Am. Phyi cal Soc,
Am. Inst, of Elec. Eng'rs, A.A.A.S.. Soc. for Promotion
of Eng. Ed'n. Address: Cooper Union, N. Y. City.

BALL, DAVID C.

Cotton dealer, mfg chemist; b. St. Louis, Mo., Aug.
22, 1857; s. Spencer J. V. and Maria Louise (Spears)
Ball (father of Va. and mother of Ky.); ed. public
and high sons., St. Louis; mi. St. Louis, Jan. 27, 1892,
Nellie lioeck; one son, David Spencer, b. Oct.18, 1892.
Clerk .St. Louis Mercantile Library, 1S75-1878; traveled
1879-1880; in cottcm comm'n business in St. Louis,
1880-1898. Was dlr. St. Louis Merchants' Exchange
several years, also of St. Louis Coton Exchange (pres.
1894-1895); organized and established 1895, what be-
came known as the Round Bale of Cotton movement,
pres. of same until it .became Am. Cotton Co. of N.
Y. of which was gen. mg'r and executive; moved to
N. Y. City, 1S98; retired from active control of 'the
business, 1901; became interested with other bond-
holders, 1903, in reorganization of Mohican Springs
property; also In mfg chemicals; pres. and dir. Ball-
Warren Comm'n Co. of St. Louis, and of Mohican
Springs of N. Y., treas. and dir. Oakley Chemical
Co. of N. Y. Republican; Unitarian. Mem. Washing-
ton Univ. Ass'n, St. Louis; St. Louis Acad. Science.
Dir. St. Louis Y. M. C. A., 1880-1900; St. Louis Museum
of Eine Arts and of St. Louis Mercantile Library,
several years. Wrote numerous pamphlets on cotton
baling and handling systems, also on factory methods.
Mem. Southern Soc. of N. Y., Ass'n for Protection of
Adirondack*. .Municipal Art Soc. etc. Recreations:
Books, music; has camp on Raquette Lake, Adiron-
dacks. Residence: Spuyten Duyvil. Address: 22
Thames St., N. Y. City.

BALL, HOWARD J.

Railway official; b. Philadelphia, Pa., May 23 1S52.
Entered r'y service as office fooy with Cattawissa R.
R., in 1863, and after .holding intermediate positions
became traveling passenger ag't for N. Y Lake Erie
& Western R. R. at Philadelphia, 1S73-18S6; division
passenger ag't same road, at Elmira, N. Y 1S86-18S7;
gen. Western passenger ag't Delaware, Lackawanna &
Western R. R., at Buffalo, N. Y., 1887-1899; Eastern
passenger ag't. at N. Y. City, 1899-1910, when retired.
Address: 111 Hughes Av., Buffalo, N. Y.

BALL, LE ROY D., JR.

Lawyer; 'b. Tallahassee. Fla., Dec. 17, 1S75; s. Le
Roy D. and Ella (Lane) Ball; grad. Yale Univ., LL.B.,
189o. Admitted to bar N. Y. City, 1897; ass't corp'n
counsel of N. Y., 1903-1904, now engaged in private
practise. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Soc. Med. Juris-
prudence. Clubs: Yale, West Side Republican. Ad-
dress: 290 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BALL, OGILVIE DE V.

Physician; b. Schuyler Lake, N. Y.; s. Joseph S. and
Mary (Ogilyie) Hall; grad. Hartwick Sera., 1S59; Co-
lumbia Med. c.l. P. and S., 1867; Union Coll., A.M.,
1876; m. 1869, Ida Van Derzee; one d., Fanny De V.,
b. 1874. In practise of medicine since graduation'
consulting physician to St. Peters' Hosp. Enlisted in
army, 1861; 3.1 N. Y. Vol. Light Art'y, 1862; 2d lieut.
1863; 1st lieut., 1S64, and q. m., 1864-1865. Republican.
Ex-pres. Otsego County Med. Soc, Albany County
Med. Soc; mem. and ex-treas. Med. Soc. State N. Y
mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, A.A.A.S., Mil. Order Loyal
Legion. Clubs: Republican, University. Address: 691
Broadway, Albany, N. Y.

BALL, WILBUR LAING

Lawyer; b. Portsmouth, Ohio, Sept. 27. 1874; s.
Madison H. Ball and Susanna (Warfield) Ball; grad.
Univ. of Wis, B.A., 1895; Columbia Univ., LL.B., 189S;
m. Oct., 190S. Joan Kou wenhoven, of Brooklyn, N. Y
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Clubs: Columbia Uni-
versity. Engle-w (1 Country, Railroad, Manhattan.

Address: 17n Broadway, X. Y. City.
BALLARD, GEORGE GREY

Clergyman; I.. I >ownpatrlck. Ireland. Julv 7. 1842- s
Rev. Thomas Ballard and Ann (Woods) Ballard (d.
Capt. John Woods, of the Enniskillen Dragoons: niece
of Col. George Grey, slain in scaling the walls of
Badajos. 1812, an. I cousin of Sir George Grev, Bart,
i?'. 6 . sov. Cape Colony and New Zealand)"- grad
Trinity Coll., Dublin, Ireland, B.A, 1877; m Dublin
Ireland. Aug. 6. 1867, Mary Parsons; 2d, Toronto, Can'
Sept. 24, is.:. ,, Boomer; children: Anna

JJoods (M.A, Toronto); William Robert, architect;
Eva Charlotte, Grey, Jr.. Chesmer. Ordered

deacon. 18 1 6, by Bishop of Derry, Ireland, and ordain-
ed priest, 1877, by the archbishop of Armagh; incum-
bent of Annaghmore. Ireland, 1876-1878. in Ch. of
Ireland; rector of St. Thomas' Ont 1878-1885, and
Pro-Cathedral, London, Ont, 1885-1886, in Ch. of Eng-
land: asst rector and rector St. John's Episcopal Ch.



Buffalo, N. Y, 1886-1906. Formerly examining chap-
lain to bishop of Western N. Y, and lecturer in De
Divinity Sch. of Diocese of Western N. Y.

..." w . 1"::. i St., N. Y. City.

BALLIET, THOMAS M.

Educator; b. Mar. 1, 1852; s. Nathan and Sarah
Balliet; ed. Franklin and Marshall Coll., and at Yale;
ibsequently at Leipzig; m. Boston. Aug. 2,
1898, Elizaibeth Stearns. Sup't sch, Springfield, Mass,
1888 1904; dean Sch. of Pedagogy, N. Y. Univ. Writer
..u edn'l and pedagogical subjects. Address: N. Y.
Univ., Washington Sq N. Y. City.

BALLIN, HUGO

Artist; b. N. Y. City. Mar. 7. 1879; s. Julius and
Tillie (Rothschild) Ballin; ed. in X. Y. City, and re-
ceived professional ed'n in Italy. Received Shaw
Prize Fund, Nat. Aoad. Design, 1906; Clark Prize Nat.
Acad. Design, 1907; Hallgarten Prize, 1907; Archi-
tectural League Medal, 1907 and 1908; Isador Gold
Medal, 1908; ihas had work in the Century, McClure's,
Collier's, Everybody, Broadway, Kunst und Kun-
stlerwerker, Vienna, International Studio, and other
magazines. Principal work the executive chamber,
Madison, Wis, containing 25 paintings. An article
concerning his work appeared in. The Critic, 1906.
Asso. Nat. Acad. Design, mem. Mural Decorators, Ar-
chitectural League, Art. Students' League. Residence:
73 E. 91st St. Studio: 146 W. 55th St., N. Y. City.

BALLIN, WILLIAM

Manufacturer; b. Oldenburg, Germany, 1852; ed.
gymnasium at Oldenburg; came to U. S. at 15; spent
eari'.y youth in Miss, later in Memphis, Tenn., with
Rice. Stix & Co, dry goods, now of St. Louis; came
to N. Y. City in 1880, establishing present business;
largely interested in importation of silk from Japan;
connected with many silk mills in Paterson, N. J. Pres.
Suburban Realty Co. Mem. Progerss Club, Freund-
schaft Soc, Mason, 33", past master and treas.
Adelphi Lodge; mem. Masonic Veterans; mem. of all
the Hebrew Charities; patron Montefiore Home. Resi-
dence: Forest Chambers. 113th St. and Broadway. Ad-
dress: 1123 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BAMFORD, WILLIAM BROKAW

Architect and consulting eng'r; b. Trenton. N. J.;
s. Charles Y. and Catherine J. (Exton) Bamford; grad.
State Model Sch, Trenton, N. J.; Princeton Univ., C.E,
1900. Engaged in practise as architect and consult-
ing eng'r since 1896. In 1900-1901 traveled through
England, France and Italy, making special study of
eng'ring and architectural works. Author of Build-
ing Operations. Building Contracts, etc, and many
articles for technical publications. Served as corporal
in 1st U .S. Vol. Eng'rs during Spanish-Am. War. with
the army in Porto Rico. V.-p. and dir. Washington
Market Ass'n, dir. Greenwood Cemetery Ass'n. Mem.
B'd of Trade and Transportation. Pros. Trustees
Belmar Public Library, consulting editor, Sweet's
Catalogue, Chamber of Commerce (Belmar). Mem.
Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs; Am. Soc. Test. Materials; dir.
Am. Soc. Eng'ring Contractors; Mason, Shriner,
Quatuor Coronati (London). Recreations: Riding,
shooting and yachting. Clubs: Bayside Yacht. Fellow-
craft, Economic. Address: 119 W. 40th St., N. Y.
City.

BANCROFT, JESSIE HUBBELL

Physical educator, author, lecturer: b. Winona,
Minn.; d. Edward H. and Susan (Hubbell) Bancroft;
ed. State Normal Sch, Winona, Minn.; hon. diploma
for services to physical ed'n in Am.; from Sargent
Normal Sch. of Physical Training, Cambridge, Mass.
Dlr. physical training Brooklyn public schs, 1893-
1903; since 1903 ass't dir. physical training in public
schs. of Greater N. Y. Mem. summer faculty Columbia
Univ., 1900-1904: summer session Univ. of Utah, 190S.
Lecturer on physical training, children's plays and
games; chm'n Section and Physical Training. Brook-
lyn Inst. Arts and Sciences, 1S93-1S99. Ex-sec. Am.
Physical Ed'n Ass'n; mem. Physical Ed'n Soc, N. Y.
and vicinity. Public Ed'n Ass'n. N. Y. City. A.A.A.S.
Author: School Gymnastics. Free Hand (included in
A Teacher's Professional Library of 100 titles, named
by U. S. Bur. of Ed'n, 1909); School Gymnastics, with
Light Apparatus; Games for Playgrounds, Home,
School and Gymnasium, The Posture of School Chil-
dren; wrote articles on Games and Physical Training
in 'Encyclopaedia Americana: also many miscellaneous
articles on physical training and play of children.
Address: 500 Park Av, N. Y. City.

BANCROFT, MILTON HERBERT

Artist: b. Newton, Mass, Jan. 1, 1S67: s. William
H. and Martha (Varneyi Bancroft; ed. public schools,
Newton. Mass, and Mass. State Normal Art Sch,
1SS3-18S6; afterward studied at Pa. Acad. Fine Arts,



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and, lsi'4- is'.in, in Academic J ilien, and ateliers of
Delacluse and Colarossi, Paris; m. Sandy Springs,
Ml, 1894, Margaret Corliss Moore; children; John,
Anna, Thomas. Prof, technical studies, Swarthmore
Coll., Pa.. 1886-1892; sup't schs. and instr. Pa, Acad
Fine Arts, 1892-1894, Exhibitor at Soeiete des Artists
Frangais, also at N. V. City, Boston, Philadelphia and
other American exb'ns. Designed mu
for the Court of the Si is Exp'n San

Francisco, Cal. Mem. Architectural League, \". V.
City. Clubs Salmagundi i.v ST. Ci tch (Phila-

delphia), MacDowell. Address: 58 \V. .".7th St., X.
Y. City.

BANDELIER, ADOLPH FRANCIS A.

Investigator of archaeology, history and ethnog-
raphy of Spanish America; b. B.i nc. Switzerland.
Aug. 6, 1S40; s. Adolph Eugene and Maria (Senn)
Bandelier; did not go to school alter 1K4S; self-edu-
cated; m., 1st., Highland, 111., Jan. 6, 1862, Josephine
Huegy; 2d, Lima, Peru (S. A.), Dec. 30. 1S93. Fanny
Hitter. Engaged in investigations, archaeological,
ethnological and documentary, for Archaeological
Inst, of America, in Southwest and -Mexico, 1880-1885;
continued, partly with Hemenway Southwestern
Archseol. Expedition, partly for own account. 1885-
1892; went to Peru on same work for Henry Villard,
1892; continued for Am. Museum of Natural History
(N. Y.), 1S94-1903, in Bolivia, when returned to N.
America; was with the Hispanic Soc. of America,
Columbia Univ. and Catholic Cyclopedia. Now en-
gaged with Carnegie Ins'n for Documentary Re-
searches at Sevilla, Spain. Has made extensive con-
tributions to archaeological knowledge. Address
(temporary): Care Archivo de Indias, Sevilla, Spain.

BANG, RICHARD T.

Physician, surgeon; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 3, 1S55; s.
Henry and Elizabeth (Bartels) Bang; prepared for
coll. by private tutors; grad. Columbia Univ., A.B.,
1876; A.M.. 179; M.D. (Coll. Phys. and Surg.), 1S79;
m. X. Y. City, May IS, 1SS2, Frances Goeller; one d.,
Eleanor Richardson (now Mrs. Sanford), b. 1885.
Resident physician and surgeon, St. Luke's Hosp.,
1879-1882; ass't attending physician. N. 1'. Hosp., L882-
1^7; attending physician, Good Samaritan Dispensary,
1SS7-1S95. Has been U. S. examining surgeon for
Pension and War Dep'ts since 1893; surgeon to Dela-
ware, Lackawanna & Western R. R. Co. since 1902; to
Dep't of Commerce and Labor since 190S. Mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, Am. Acad. Medicine, N. Y. Pathol. Soc, N.
Y. State Med. Soc, N. Y. County Med. Soc, N. Y".
Acad. Medicine Alumni Ass'n of St. Luke's Hosp., N.
Y.: X. Eng. Ass'n of R'y Surgeons, Physicians Mutual
Aid Ass'n, X". Y. Medico-Surg. Soc, Alumni Ass'n of
X. Y. Coll. Phys. and Surgs., Ass'n Lackawanna R. R.
Surgeons, Am. Health League, Nat. Ass'n Pension
Examining Surgeons, Nat. Geog. Soc; also life mem.
Alumni Ass'n Columbia Coll. and N. Y. Alumni Ass'n,
Pi Kappa Psi fraternity. Recreations: Black bass
and trout fishing. Club: Columbia University. Ad-
dress: 139 W. 11th St.. X. Y. City.

BANGS, FRANCIS SEDGWICK

Lawyer; s. Francis N. and Amelia Frances (Bull)
Bangs; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B.. 1S7S; LL.B.. 1880.
Mem. firm of Guthrie, Bangs & Van Sinderen. Mi m.
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., County Lawyers Ass'n, N. Y'.
State and Am. Bar Ass'ns, Chamber of Commerce;
trustee Columbia Univ.. vestryman Corp'n of Trinity
Ch., trustee Bowery Savings Bank; dir. Adams Ex-
press Bld'g Co., Adams Land & Pld'g Co., Dodd &
Childs Express Co., Hollywood Hotel & Cottage Co.,
Manhattan Delivery Co., Morris European & Amer-
ican Express Co., mem. Advisory Com. Nat. Under-
writers (Lloyds). X. Y. ; dir. Spokane & Eastern Trust
Co.: trustee Washington Water Power Co.. Spokane,
Wash. Republican; Episcopalian. Clubs: Union
League, University. Metropolitan, Century, Down
Town Ass'n. Automobile, Columbia University, Psi
LTpsilon, Church, Laurentian. Soc. Colonial Wars. St.
Nicholas t?oe. Residence: 161 W. 73d St. Address:
44 Wall St, N. Y. City.

BANGS, JOHN KENDRICK

Author: b. Yonkers, N. Y.. May 27, 1862: s. Francis
N. and Amelia Frances (Bull) Bangs; grad. Columbia
Coll., Ph.B., 1SS3; studied one rear Columbia Law
Sch., 1SS3-1SS4; m., 1st, Mar. 3, 18S6, Agnes Lawson
Hyde; 2d, April 27, 1904. Mary Blakeney Gray; chil-
dren: John Kendrick. Jr. b. 1SS8; Howard Russell,
b. 1891; Francis Hyde, b. 1892. Asso. editor Life,
1SS4-1S8S; editor The Drawer, Harper's Magazine,
1S88-1S89, and of Literary Notes in same magazine,
1S9S-1899; editor Literature, 1899; editor Harper's
Weekly, 1S98-1900; editor Metropolitan Magazine, 1903.
Democratic candidate for mavor of Y'onkers. 1S94;
v.-p. Y'onkers Board of Ed'n, 1896-1S97; pres. Halstead



Sch., ifonkers; trustee Y'onkers Library: mem. Psi
[Jpsilon fraternity. Author: Coffee and Repartee; A
Houseboat ".i the Styx; R. Holmes & Co.. A Re
bellioui Heroine; Mr. Bonaparte of Corsica; The
Jimmieboj Books; Lady Teazle (a comic opera);
Tomorrow-land; a Musical Fantasy, and manj other
Clubs: Century Ass'n. Authors, Players (N.
Y. City). Address: Ogunqul.th, Me.

BANGS. LEMUEL BOLTON

Physician, surgeon; b. N. Y'. City. Aug 9, 1842;
grad. Coll. Phys. and Surg., M.D., 1872. Practising
.v. Y. City since L872; formerly held chair of genito-
urinary diseases in N. Y. Post-Grad. Med. Sch. and
Ho p., and in University and Bellevue Hosp. Med. Sch.
eon ('ity Hosp. since 1880; visiting surgeon since
1885, consulting surgeon s:nce l.v.t.",. St. Luke's Hosp.;
visiting surgeon since 1898, consulting surgeon since
1901, Bellevue Hosp. Contb'r of various articles in
medical journals; editor text book on Genito-Urinary
and Venereal Diseases. .Mem. Am. Med. Assn. N. Y.
State Med. Soc, Pathol. Soc, Am. Ass'n Genito-Uri-
nary Surgeons (ex-pres.). Address: 32 E. 51st St.,
N. Y. City.

BANKER, CHARLES EVERETT

Physician, surgeon; b. Schaghticoke, N. Y., Oct.
30, 1S65; s. John Wesley and Emma (Turner) Banker;
grad. Williams Coll., 1893; Coll. Phys. and Surg.
(Columbia Univ.), M.D., 1S96; m. N. Y. City, June 8,
1904, Francena Elizabeth Hanford; one son: Robert
Fordham, b. Aug. 10, 1900. Interne, lsllei-l.siis. 1'ater-
son (X. J.) Gen. Hosp.; since Jan., 1898. practising
in N. Y'. City. Address: 307 W. 93d St., N. Y. City.

BANKS, DAVID

Law publisher; b. N. Y. City, Mar. 17, 1S70; s. David
and Lucetta (Plum) Banks; ed. private schs., N. Y.
City; Columbia Coll., 1892 (sp'l student). Pres. Banks
Law Publishing Co., dir. East River Nat. Bank, N.
Y. City. Major Supernumerary, N.G.N.Y. Episco-
palian. Mem. Delta Phi fraternity. Clubs: Union.
N. Y. Y'acht, Thames, Pequot Casino (New London.
Conn.). Residence: 829 Park Av. Address: 23
Park PI., N. Y. City.

BANKS, EDGAR JAMES

Archaeologist, lecturer; b. Sunderland. Mass.. May
23, 1866; s. John Randolph and Julia Maria (Dunklee)
Banks; grad. Greenfield, Mass., High Sch., 1886;. ed.
Amherst Coll.. Harvard A.B., 1S93; A.M., 1895; Univ.
of Breslau, Germany, Ph. D., 1S97; m. Woodbury,
Vt., July 16, 1S93, Emma L. Lyford. Am. Consul at
Bagdad, Turkey, 1897-1898; acting prof, ancient his-
tory, Robert Coll.. Constantinople, 1903-1905; private
sec. to Am. minister to Turkey, 1903. In 1899 or-
ganized expd'n to excavate the Babylonian city of
Ur, but after two years of delay, waiting for per-
mission of Sultan, it was refused; in 1903 excavated
Babylonian ruin at Bismaya for Univ. of Chicago,
discovering several thousands of inscribed objects
(4501) to 2MI0 B. C); statue of a pre-Babylonian King
David (4500 B. C), and other even more ancient
ruins. Field dir. of Babylonian Expd'n. and instr. in
Turkish and Semitic languages, Univ. of Chicago,
1903-1906; lecturer on Babylonia, Arabia and Turkey
since 1906. Climbed to summit of Mt. Ararat. Aug.
20, 1912. and crossed Araibian desert by camel Oct.-
Nov., 1912. Author: Babylonische Hymnen der Ber-
liner Sammlung, 1897; Jonah in Fact and Fancy,
1S99; Bismaya, of the Lost City of Adab, 1912 (Put-
nam's Sons); and The Bible and the Spade, 1913 (As-
sociated Press), also many archaeological and other
articles in reviews, magazines, etc. Residence: 4
Abbott St., Greenfield, Mass.

BANNARD, OTTO T.

Banker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., April 2S, 1S54; . John
W. and Eliza Landon (Stone) Bannard; grad. Yale,
B.A., 1S76; M.A., 1909; Columbia, LL.B., 1878; unmar-
ried. Pres. The N. Y. Trust Co.; dir. Niagara Fire
Ins. Co., Securities Co., Dolphin Jute Mills. Repub-
lican. V.-p. Charity Org'n Soc; trustee United Chari-
ties Bld'gs; trustee Provident Loan Soc. (philan-
thropical pawn shop); pres. National Employment
Exchange, trustee Yale Univ. Formerly comm'r B'd
of Ed., X. Y'. City, under Mayor Strong. Clubs: Uni-
versity (ex-sec.) Union. Century, Yale (ex-pres.), Re-
publican (ex-pres.), Mid-day, South Side. Address:
26 Broad St., N. Y. City.

BANNING, ARCHIBALD TANNER.

Physician, surgeon; b. N. Y'. City, May 15, 1854; s.
Edmond Prior and Lydia Huminston (Peck) Banning;
ed. public sch. 15, Brooklyn, 1SU0-1S64; Friends' Sem.
and Harvard Prep. Sch., N. Y. City; Hudson River
Inst., Claverack, N. Y'.: Amenia (N. Y.) Sem.. Coll.
Phys. and Surg., N. Y. City; Cincinnati Coll. Medicine



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and Surgery, M.D., 1873; m. Mt. Vernon, N. Y., 1>879,
Jessie Theodora Lockwood, of N. Y. City; children:
William, Elizabeth, Archibald, Laura, Benjamin,
George, Lydia, Jessie, Theodore, John. Has practised
medicine in N. Y. City, Kingston, N. Y.; Washington,
D. C: Pittsburgh, Pa., and Cleveland, Ohio, and for
past 27 years in Mount Vernon, N. Y. Police surgeon,
City ol" Mount Vernon, 1892; health officer, 1893-1894;
coroner of Westchester Co., 1894-1903; again health
officer since 1903. Mem. Med. Soc. Co. of Westchester
(pree. 1901); Med. Aes'n C.ty of Mount Vernon and
environs (pres. 1893-1900). Progressive; Episcopalian.
Mem. N. Y. State Med .Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n Soc. Med.
Jurisprudence. Founder, and on med. staff Mount
Vernon JIosp. Scottish Rite and Royal Arch Masjn,
Knight Templar. Recreations: Music, literature.
Clubs: City of Mount Vernon, Mozart, North Lake
Fish and Game (P. Q., Can.). Address: 242 S. 4th
Av., Mount Vernon, N. Y.

BANNING, KENDALL .

Editor; b, N. Y. City, Sept. 20, 1879; s. William C.
and Helen Josephine (Mellen) Banning; ed. in private
sens., N. Y. City, public schs, Bellows Falls, Vt., and
Dartmouth Coll., A.B., 1902 (editor Dartmouth Maga-
zine and class poet); m. N. Y. City, May 19, 1906,
Hedwig v. Briesen (died July 7, 1012; one d., Bar-
bara, b. March 8, 1908. Mn'g editor and asso. editor,
System, Chicago, since 1903. Author: Songs of the
Love Unending, 1912; The Sun Dial, a song cycle
(music by Gena Branscomb) and other songs, 1912:
"Copy" (a one-act play), produced, with Edmund
Breese, 1911-1912; The Pipes of Pan, a pantomime
(excerpts produced 1912); The Squire's Recipes, 1911;
Flotsam, 19U2; Bookplates, 1906. Editor: Songs of
the Hill Winds, 1900; Songs for a Wedding Day, 1907,
and miscellaneous collections. Enlisted in 12th
Reg't Inf., N.G.N. Y., 1902; served as officer in 3d Inf.,
Ohio, 1903; staff duty, 111., 1904; 14th Inf., 1907; 9th
Coast Art'y, N. Y., 1908-1909, and Veteran Corps of
Art'y, N. Y.. since 1912; captain, Provisional Aviation
Battalion, N. Y., 1913. Independent. Mem. Soc. Co-
lonial Wars, S. A. R., Soc. Mayflower Descendants,
Soc. Am. "Wars, General Soc. War 1812, Order of
Founders and Patriots, Mil. Soc. War of 1812, Phi
Delta Theta fraternity. Clubs: Players, Dutch Treat,
Aero of America (N. Y.), Cliff Dwellers (Chicago).
Address: 60 E. 23d St., N. Y. City.

BARBER, DONN

Architect; ib. Washington, D. C, Oct. 19, 1871; s.
Charles G. and Georgiana (Williams) Barber; ed.
Callison Sch., N. Y.; Holbrook Mil. Acad., Briarcliff;
Yale Univ., Ph.B., 1S93; sp'l course Columbia Univ.,
1S93-1894; studied Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris; m.
Louisville, Ky., Nov. 22, 1899, Elsie Yandell; children:
Elizabeth, b. 1902; Louise, b. 1903; Elsie, b. 1907. Re-
ceived diploma from French Gov't and awarded 9
gov't medals for meritorious work in design. Em-
ployed in offices of Lord & Hewlett, Gilbert Cars
and Can ere & Hastings, until 1900; now practising
alone. Architect for Nat. Park Bank Bld'g. Lotos
Club. Conn. State Library, Supreme Court Bld'g and
Travellers' Ins. Bld'g, Hartford; White Plains Hosp..
Chattanooga Terminal Station Bld'g, Tenn.; Central
Presby'n Ch., Summit, N. Y. ; Congers Manor, near
Greenwich, Conn., and many others. Lecturer on
architecture before colls, and socs. in U. S. and
France. Pres B'd Trustees Free Sch. Dist of Har-
rison; mem. Societe des Architectes. Diplomas par le
Gouvernement. Paris (v. -p. Am. group); mem. Am.
Inst, of Architects. Architectural League of N. Y.,
Soc. of Beaux-Arts Architects. Nat. Sculpture Soc.
Clubs: Union, University, Players', City, Amateur
Comedy. Am. Yacht, Apawamis, Westchester Countv
Hunt, Knollwood Countv. Address: 101 Park Av.. N.
Y. City.

BARBER, EDGAR M.

Chief clerk U. S. Appraiser's Dep't; b. Campbell,
Ionia Co.. Mich., Jan. 25, 1868; s. Samuel B. and Mary
Jane (Hughson) Barber; grad., B.S., from scientific
dep't of what is now Valparaiso (Ind.) Univ., received
C.P.A. certificate from Univ. of State of N. Y.: grad.
N. Y. Univ. Law Sch.; m. Burlington, Vt., Julv 1. 1S95.
Rae M. Hill. Teacher in commercial schools and N.
Y. City Board of Education. Author of textbooks on
Bank Bookkeeping and Business Practice: received
highest rating in first competitive examination given
by the U. S. Civil Service Comm'n for position of ex-
pert accountant. Author: A Contribution to the His-
tory of Commercial Education (1903); and of the ar-
ticle on Bookkeeping in Encyclopaedia Americana.
Entered treasury service under U. S. appraiser of
merchandise. Port of New York. Mem. N. Y. State
Soc. Certified Public Accountants. Address: 641
Washington St.. N. Y. City.



BARBER, OHIO COLUMBUS

Capitalist; b. Middlebury, O., April 20, 1841; s.
and Eliza (Smith) Barber); ed. Akron, O.,
common sehs. until 10 years of age; m. Oct. 10, 1866,
Laura L. Brown, Akron, O. (deceased). Became as-
sociated with father in match manufacturing busi-
i which he established in 1847) as partner in
1861. With others organized The Diamond Match

o., in 1881, which was a consolidation of about 85
per cent, of the match manufacturing business of the
country; v.-p. of the company from 1881 to 1888;
sine.- 1888, pres. Founded in 1891, Barberton (near
Akron), Ohio, now a town of more than 9,000 people.
Chm'n General Fire Extinguisher Co.; pres. First Na-
tional Bank of Akron, Ohio; dir. in various other
business corp'ns. Clubs: Union League (N. Y. City),
Chicago (Chicago). Address: Akron, Ohio, and 111
Broadway, N. Y. City.

BARBOUR, CLARENCE AUGUSTUS

Clergyman; b. Hartford, Conn., April 21, 1867; s.
Hon. Heman Humphrey and Myra (Barker) Barbour;



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