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Ridgefield, Conn. Address: 83 Cedar St.. N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y'. City, Mar. 27, 1S60; s. Frederick
and Christine Heppenheimer; ed. Heidelberg, Colum-
bia Coll. and Harvard Law Sch.; m. N. Y. City, 1890,
Blanche Miller. Pres. and dir. Trust Co. of N. J., Peo-
ple's Safe Deposit and Trust Co. of N. J., Carteret
Trust Co., Bergen and Lafayette Trust Co.; dir. Colo-
nial Life Ins. Co. of America, Hudson County Gas Co.,
Public Service Corp'n of N. J. Residence, Jersey City,
N. J. Address: 12 and 14 Hudson Place, Hoboken, N.J.


Educator; t>. Saerbeck, Westphalia, Germany, Dec.
8, 1S40; began classical studies in Germany; entered
St. Francis Xavier Coll., N. Y. City. April 18, 1853,
(Ph.D., 1865, LL.D., 1882), Fordham Univ., A.B., 1858,
A.M., 1860; Dit.D., Holy Cross Coll., Mass., 1906; m. 1st,
Baltimore, -Md., July 8, 1873, Mary Teresa Dieter; 2d,
N. Y. City, June 29, 1880, Elizabeth Sehceb; children:
Charles G., Henry F., Frederick C, Louise M., Anna
E., Elizabeth P., Gertrude A. Instr. at St. Francis
Xavier Coll. of German English, classics, philosophy,
1858-1869; appt'd prof. Latin language and literature.
Coll. City of N. Y., Oct. 8. 1869; librarian, Jan. 3, 1874;
editor-in-chief Catholic Encyclopaedia, Jan., 1905; edi-
tor Historical Records and Studies since 1898. Dir.
Appleton Publishing Co., Pres. U. S. Catholic Hist.
Soc. since 1897; mem. Archaeol. Inst, of America, Am.
Geog. Soc. Author: Business Life in Ancient Rome;
Sallust's Jugurthan War; Sallust's Catiline; translator
of Torfason's History of Education on the Norse Dis-
covery of America, and other essays, educational and
historical. Club: Catholic (pres. 1874). Residence:
346 Convent Av. Address: St. Nicholas Terrace and
139th St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer, capitalist; s. John W. and Agnes D.
(Wright) Herbert; grad. Rutgers Coll., M.S., Columbia
Coll. Law Sch., LL.B., 1876; B.S., 1872, M.S., 1875, Rut-
gers Coll.; m. Jersey City, N. J., Nov. 10, 1885, Olivia
Antoinette Helme; children: John Oliver, b. Dec. 26,
1886 (deceased); Gertrude A., b. Nov. 22, 1892 (wife
Edward D. Dunn); John Warne, Jr., b. Jan. 23, 1899.
Admitted as att'y and counselor. N. Y., June, 1876; N.
J. as att'y, 1876, and as counselor, 1879; master in
chancery, 1879. and sp'l master in chancery. 1 <*S0.
Practised in Jersey City. 1876-1889. V.-p. and treas-
The George W. Helme Co., 1889-1900; pres. Niagara,
St. Catherines & Toronto R. R. Co., and Niagara, St.
Catherines & Toronto Navigation Co., 1S99-1905, v.-p.
Hudson Valley R'y Co.. 1900-1906, now dir. Freehold
& Jamesburg Ag'r R. R. Co., Tanana Valley R'y Co.,
Texas & Pacific Coal Co. and American Snuff Co.
Mayor, Helmetta, N. J., 1889-1902. Delegate to Re-
publican Nat. Conv., June, 1896. Republican; Episco-
palian. Dir. Rutgers Coll., since 1901; senior warden
St. Stephen's Episcopal Oh., N. Y. City, senior warden
St. George's Episcopal Ch , Helmetta, N. J. Recrea-
tions: Golf, billiards, travel. Clubs: Lawyers, Union
League, Sleepy Hollow Country, Augusta (Ga.) Coun-
try. Residence: 835 Fifth Av. Address: 31 Nassau
St., N. Y. City.


-Musician, composer; b. Dublin, Ireland, Feb. 1, 1859;
g. s. Samuel Lover, the popular Irish novelist; ed. by
private tutors in Germany; musical ed'n covered com-
plete range, but specialized in violoncello and was solo
'cellist in Court Orchestra of Kingdom of Wiirtemberg,
at Stuttgart and on tour in various European cities.
In that capacity came to N. Y. City, 1886, as solo 'cellist
at Metropolitan Opera House; afterward appeared in
same capacity with leading orchestras; when Gilmore
died and question of securing a conductor for 23d Reg't
Band who would be a worthy successor of that famous
conductor became important, he was chosen as leader,
and has held the position twelve years. Was for some
time conductor of Pittsburgh Orchestra, and for past
few years head of own New York org'n. Author of
many comic operas, including Prince Ananias, The
Ameer, Baoes in Toyland, It Happened in Nordland,
etc.; of the cantata The Captive, and numerous compo-
sitions for band and orchestra, as well as many vocal
numbers. Address: 321 W. 108th St., N. Y. City.




'Educator, prof, of physics and applied mechanics; b
Smithburg, Md., Mar. 23, 1850; s. Joshua and Susannah
(Harman) Hering; grad. Sheffield Scientific Sch., Yale,
Ph.B., 1872, C.E., 1878, Ph.D., Western Md. Coll., 1895;
LL.D., Un'v. of Pittsburgh, 1907; fellow Johns Hopkins
Univ. in eng'ring, 1876-1878; m. Baltimore, Md., 1881,
Mary Hollis Webster; children: Doris Wet>ster, Hollis
Webster. Prof, mathematics Western Md. Coll., 1880-
1884; prof, physics Western Univ. of Pa., 1884-1885;
prof, physics and applied mechanics, N. T. Univ., s'nce
1885; dean of Graduate Faculty since 1902. Fellow N.
Y. Acad of Science, A.A.A.S.. mem. Am. Physical Soc,
Nat'l Geog. Soc. Author: Essentials of Physics, etc.;
contb'r to numerous scientific periodicals. Address:
128 W 183d St., N. Y. City.

Architect; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 12, 1874; s. Ru-
dolph and Fanny Field (Gregory) Hering; ed. Mass.
Inst, of Technology, Boston, 1893-1897; Ecole des Beaux
Arts, Paris, France, 1897-1899; m. St. Thomas' Ch., N. Y.
City, Oct. 21, 1903, Catharine Clark Hering; one son:
James Wilson Clark, b. 1904. In practise as architect,
since 1900. Traveled abroad, 1912, 1913, for study.
Senior partner firm of Oswald C. Hering & Douglass
Fitch, architects. Mem. Am. Inst, of Architects, Soc.
of Beaux Arts Architects, Architectural League of N.
Y., Municipal Art Soc, Parks and Playgrounds Ass'n,
Pa. Soc; council mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Author: Concrete and Stucco Houses, and numerous
professional articles! in lay and technical magazines.
Clubs: Players. Technology. Residence: Montclair, N.
J. Address: 132 Madison Av., N. Y. City.


Hydraulic eng'r. sanitary expert; b. Philadelphia,
Feb. 26, 1847; s. Constantine and Theresa (Buchheim)
Hering; ed. private schs. of Philadelphia; grad. Royal
Polytechnic Coll., Dresden, Germany, C.E , 1867; m. 1st,
1873, Fanny Field Gregory, and 2d, 1894, Hermine Buch-
heim, and have five children. Ass't city eng'r, Phila-
delphia, 1872-1880; comm'r of Nat. B'd of Health, re-
porting on sewerage works of Europe, 1881; construct-
ing and consulting eng'r for water supply and sewer-
age works in U. S., Canada, and South America, in-
cluding N. Y. City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washing-
ton, Chicago, San Francisco, Buffalo, Cleveland, Co-
lumbus. Indianapolis, .Atlanta, Montgomery, New Or-
leans, Los Angeles, Tacoma, Victoria, Winnipeg, Ot-
tawa, Toronto, and others; mem. firm Hering & Fuller,
1901-1911, and Hering & Gregory since 1911, consulting
eng'rs. Mem. American Soc. of Civil Eng'rs; Canadian
Soc. Civil Eng'rs; Inst'n of Civil Eng'rs of Great Brit-
ain. Boston Soc, Civil Eng'rs, Western Soc, Civil
Eng'rs, American Water Works Ass'n, American Pub-
lic Health Ass'n (President for 1913); Honorary mem
New England Water Works Ass'n, fellow American
Acad, of Sciences, N. Y. Municipal Art Ass'n, Verein
Deutscher Ingenieure (Berlin). Clubs: Century (N. Y.),
Century (Phila.). Residence: 40 Llovd PI., Montclair,
N. J. Address: 170 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Clergyman; lb. Pittsburgh, Pa., Nov. 18, 1861; s.
Joseph D. and Mary (Wood) Herr; ed. N Y. City gram-
mar schs., Coll. City of N. Y., Pa. State Coll.; grad.
Brown Univ., Ph.B., 1882, Rochester Theol Sem. 1886;
m. Rochester, N. Y., 1886, Fanny Lawrence Frank.
Pastor First Bapt. Churches, Tarrytown, Binghamton,
and Lockport, N. Y.; South Broad St. Ch., Phila.; at
Delhi, N. Y.; now stationed at Homer, N. Y. Address:
Homer, N. Y.


Author; d. Rev. Edward Payson and Mary Virginia
(Hawes) Terhune (well known writer, "Marion Har-
land"); ed. by governess, private schools and teachers
in Rome, Italy, and Geneva, Switzerland; m. Spring-
field, Mass., 1884, James Frederick Herrick, newspaper
man (died 1893); children: Horace Terhune, b. 1887-
James Frederick, b. 1890. Since 1885, engaged as writer
for newspapers, and of books, upon domestic and gen-
eral topics. Author: Liberal Living Upon Narrow
Means (cook-book); Chafing-dish Supper; Cradle and
Nursery; First Aid to Young Housekeeper; House-
keeping Made Easy; Little Dinner; What to Eat; The
National Cook-Book (with Marion Harland); Cottage
Kitchen; In City Tents; The Expert Maid Servant;
Letters of the Duke of Wellington to Miss J.; Like
Mother Used to Make; My Boy and I; The Helping
Hand Cook-Book ('with Marion Harland). Address:
250 W. 94th St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Esperance, N. Y., April 12, 1840; s. Jona-
than R. and Harriet E. (Deuel) Herrick; ed. Albanv
Classical Inst., Albany Law Sch.; m. Nov., 1875, Orissa
H. Salisbury; children: Charles J., Helen D., Bertha.

Admitted to the bar in 1868; elected dist. att'y of Al-
bany Co. in 1880; appt'd corporation counsel City of
Albany, 1886; elected judge Supreme Court State of N.
Y., 1891; appt'd asso. justice Appellate Div. Supreme
Court State of N. Y., 1894- unsuccessful candidate for
governor, 1904; mean. Dem. State Com., 1885-1892; now
practising law in Albany and N. Y. City. Address: 452
Broadway, Albany, N. Y.; 115 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Merchant, miller; b. Black River, N. Y., June 11,
1856; s. Allen H. and Ellen (West) Herrick; grad.
Watertown High Sch., 1874; Sheldon's Sch. of Sales-
manship, 3 904; m. Watertown, N. Y., May 26, 1881, Ella
Sargent. Began business as a bank clerk in 1875; in
1876 entered milling business with father; in 1895,
when firm A. H. Herrick & Son was incorporated, be-
came v.-p. and mg'r; pres., 1905. Pres. Watertown
Chamber of Commerce; dir. Watertown Savings Bld'g
and Loan Ass'n. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. F.
and A. M., I. O. O. F. (past grand). Club: Crescent
Yacht. Address: 255 Mullin St., Watertown, N. Y.

Pres. Niagara Fire Ins. Co. of N. Y.; b. N. Y. City;
ed. in schools of N. Y. City; m. Annie T. Lawrence.
Began business life in insurance office of Frame,
Hare & Lockwood, N. Y. City, 1872-1877; in 1877 be-
came N. Y. representative of several Pa., Mich, and
Mo. cos. in N. Y. City, and also did a general insur-
ance brokerage business; elected v.-p. and dir. Nia-
gara Fire Ins. Co., 1894, and its pres. in 1896. Also
a dir. Insurance Clerks' Mutual Benefit Ass'n of N. Y.
Clubs: Century Ass'n, Down Town Ass'n, Rockaway
Hunt, Union League. Residence: 22 W. 12th St., N. Y.
City. Address: 25-27 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

Lawyer, State Senator; b. Albany, N. Y., 1877; s.
Jonathan R. and Charlotte J. Herrick; grad. Albany
Acad., 1894; Princeton Univ., Sc.B., 1898; Albany Law
Sch., LL.B., 1900. Employed in law office of Hun &
Johnson until 1901, after which associated in prac-
tice with Eugene Flanigan; acted as private sec. to
half brother, Judge D-Cady Herrick, during Guber-
natorial campaign for gov., 1904; associated with him
in practice until 1909. Mem. firm Herrick, Carney &
Sloane. Served in Troop B, N.G.N.Y., 1901, until
removed to N. Y. Elected mem. Assembly, 1910, and
to State Senate, 1912. Chm'n Com. on Mil. Affairs;
mem. Corns, on Insurance, Codes, Public Ed'n and Re-
vision. Democrat. Clubs: Princeton, West Side Ten-
nis (N. Y.), University, Fort Orange (Albany). Ad-
dress: 115 Broadway, N. Y. City.

Lawyer; b. Jersey City, N. J., 1S64; s. John and
Susan C. (Johnstone) Herriman; grad. Columbia Coll.
(Sch. of Arts), B.A., 1887; m. Rye, N. Y., May 23, 1901,
Alice M. Ward. In gen. practice in N. Y. City. Dem-
ocrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
Psl Upsilon fraternity. Clubs: University, Columbia
University, Apawamis. Address: 30 Broad St., N. Y.

Manufacturer; b. Rodman, Jefferson Co., N. Y., Oct.
22, 1844; s. Hiram and Pauline (Prosser) Herring; ed.
public schools; m. Watertown, N. Y., Oct. 17, 1866,
Imogene C. Adams; one d.: Mrs. Pauline H. Dillenback.
Mf'r of leather until 1864; served in Civil War, 1864-
1865, as mem. 186th Reg't, N. Y. Vols.; resumed mf'g
business until 1878, since then engaged in cattle rais-
ing in the Southwest. Also engaged in railroad work
and in the manufacture of paper; pres. Jefferson Paper
Co.; dir. Agr'l Ins. Co., Northern N. Y. Trust Co., of
Watertown. Clubs: Black River Valley, N. Y. Yacht.
Address: Watertown, N. Y.

Physician; b. N. Y. City May 16, 1873; s. Herr-
man and Deborah (Fox) Herrman; grad. Grammar
School No. 68, N. Y. City, 1885, College City of N. Y.,
B.S., 1890, post-grad, course Harvard Univ., 1890-1892,
Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y. City, M.D., 1895; sp'l work
in diseases of children at Univs. of Vienna and Ber-
lin, 1895-1898. Since then engaged in practice in N. Y.
City. Attending physician in diseases of children, Le-
banon Hosp. and Beth David Hosp., N. Y. City, Dis-
eases of children, Columbia Univ., N. Y. City. Mem.
N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, Am. Pediatric Soc, County
Med. Soc, Harlem Med. Soc, Bronx Med. Soc, N. Y.
Phys. Ass'n. Address: 250 W. 88th St., N. Y. City.


Justice, Court of Special Sessions; b. N. Y. City,
April 30, 1868; s. Gerson N. and Celia (Moses) Herr-
man; ed. public schools and Coll. City of N. Y.; grad.
Univ. of N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B. Mem. State Assembly,
1894; ass't dist. Att'y, 1898-1901; pres. Park B'd, N. Y.



City, 1906-1907; city magistrate, 1907-1912. Justice
Court of Special Sessions since Feb., 1913. Democrat;
Hebrew. Dir. Purim Ass'n. Clubs: Democratic, Os-
ceola. Address: 135 E. 60th St., N. Y. City.


Hydraulic eng'r; b. March 23, 1812; grad. Harvard
Univ., Lawrence Scientific Sch., S.B., 1860; m. Boston,
May 12, 1869, Grace D. Hobart; children: Arthur Ho-
bart, b. 1870, Winslow Hobart, b. 1873, Clementine, b.
1883. Hydraulic eng'r Holyoke (Mass.) Water Power
Co., 1879-1889; eng'r and sup't East Jersey Water Co.,
1SS9-19O0; has been consulting eng'r of several Nia-
gara Falls power cos. since 1884; R. R. comm'r, Mass.,
18S1-1883; inventor of Venturi meter. Mem. Boston
and Am. .Socs. of Civil Eng'rs. inst'n of Civil Eng'rs
of London, etc.; was awarded the Elliott Cresson gold
medal of Franklin Inst., Phila., for his Venturi meter.
Author: Continuous Revolving Drawbridges, 1875; 115
Experiments, 1S97; Frontinus and the Water Supply
of the City of Rome, 1899; is a contb'r to many tech-
nical journals. Clubs: Union (Boston), Century As-
sociation (N. Y.), etc. Residence: Glen Ridge, N. J.
Address: 2 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Editor, author; b. N. Y. City, May 27, 1S8S; grad.
Columbia Univ. A.B., 1908; co-editor: Moods, 1908-
1909; editor-in-chief, 1909; editor The Forum, 1909-
1910, and The Tourist Magazine; co-editor with Rich-
ard Le Galllenne, The International, 1910-1913, and
at present contributing editor to same; literary editor,
The Intercollegiate; compiler and editor (with Edwin
Markham) of the Younger Choir, and contributor to
Current Literature, The Forum, The Independent, The
Theatre Magazine, Med. Review of Reviews, The Book
News Monthly, The New Age (London), The Mirror
(St. Louis), and other magazines. Was one of five
judges of Hudson Maxim Poetry Contest. V.-p. and
dir. Herts Bros. Co. (established 1846); treas. and dir.
Inter-Puiblishing Co.; dir. The Moods Publishing Co.
Mem. Fabian Soc. (London), The Vagabond, Am. Soc.
of Med. Sociology, Intercollegiate Socialist Soc, gov.
Bernard Shaw Fellowship, speaker for Men's League
for Woman Suffrage and the Woman Suffrage Party;
mem. Architectural Soc. of Columbia Univ., Peitholo-
gian Soc, etc. Public lecturer for B'd of Ed'n. Rec-
reations: Chess, swimming, canoeing, writing. Clubs:
Socialist Press (chm'n Exec. Com.), Authors (London),
Liberal, Vagabonds. Residence: 542 W. 112th St. Ad-
dresses: 34 W. 38th St. and 134 W. 29th St., N. Y. City.


Architect, b. N. Y. City, Jan. 23, 1871; s. Henry B. and
Esther (Morse) Herts; ed. Sch. of Mines, Columbia
Univ., Ph.B. ; Coll. City of N. Y., Ecole Nationale des
Arts Decoratifs, Paris, France; Ecole Nationale des
Beaux Arts. Paris, France; Heidelberg Univ., Germany;
Nat. Sch. of Fine Arts, Rome, Italy; m. Mamaroneck,
N. Y., April 22, 1901, Cynthia Frances Harris; children:
Henry B.. Jr., b. 1901; Jack H., b. 1907. Practising ar-
chitecture in N. Y. City and Paris, France; was mem.
Herts & Tallant, now in business alone, in N. Y. City,
and Paris, France. Mem. Soc. Beaux Arts Architects,
Columbia University Architectural Soc, N. Y. chapter
Am. Inst, of Arohitects, N. Y. Soc. of Architects. Clubs:
Architectural League, City Athletic. Addresses: 42
Faubourg, Poissonniere, Paris, France, and 35 W. 31st
St., N. Y. City.


Musician; b. Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany. July 15,
1872; s. Leo and S. (Koenigswerther) Hertz; ed. Frank-
furt-on-Main, Raff Conservatorium; unmarried. Con-
ductor of the German operas at Metropolitan Opera
House. N. Y. City, since 1902; conducted first perform-
ance of Parsifal outside of Bayreuth, Dec. 24, 1903; was
with Conried Opera Co. in San Francisco at time of
earthquake, 1906; was conductor at Hoftheatre, Alten-
burg, Saxony, 1892-1895; Stadttheatre, Barmen-Elber-
feld, 1895-1899; in Spring of 1899 conducted concerts in
London; at Stadttheatre, Breslau, 1899-1902; conducted
only performances in America of Richard Strauss's Sa-
lome. Jan.. 1907. Decorated with the order for Art and
Science of Saxbny. Address: Metropolitan Opera House,
N. Y. City.


Educator, historian; b. Shamokin, Pa., March 20.
1881; s. Theodore Burr and Fayetta (Van Schminkey)
Hertzog; g.g.g.grandson of Capt. Philip Hertzog of
Revolutionary Army and French and Indian War; g.g.
grandson of Theobald Hertzog, soldier of Am. Revolu-
tion, Pa. Reg't; attended Lafayette Coll., 1900-1902;
grad. Harvard, A.B., 1905; Columbia Univ., Grad. Sch.
of Polit. Science. 1907-1909; Columbia Law Sch., 1909-
1910; m. N. Y. Citv, April 21, 1906, Sadie Rosselle Din-
ger; children: Walter Sylvester, Jr., b. May 29, 1907;
Dorothy Beatrice, b. March 31, 1909. Travelled exten-

sively U. S. and foreign countries; was instr. French
and Latin, Mt. Pleasant Mil. Acad., N. Y.; instr. French
and German, Merceistmrg Acad., Pa.; instr. Greek and
Latin, N. Y.; head of English Dep't, Cutler Sch., N. Y.;
Dep't of History, Hollywood High Sch., Los Angeles,
Cal. Author of several historical works. Sociological
expert for Com. of One Hundred, N. Y.; sec. and one of
organizers of Progressive Party, 23d Assembly Dist.,
N. Y. Progressive; Episcopalian. Mem. Alpha Sigma
Phi fraternity (Columbia); Pa. Soc. of N. Y., Am. So-
ciol. Soc, Pa. German Soc, Am. Numismatic Soc, Polit.
Science Ass'n of America, and numerous State and
county hist. socs. Recreations: Golf, tennis, big game
shooting, fishing, orange culture and fruit ranching.
Club: Harvard. Addresses (Winter): Rancho Verdugo,
Glendale, Cal., and Seal Beach, Cal.; also Harvard Club,
27 W. 44th St., N. Y. City.


Examiner, writer, lecturer on edn'l topics; b. Mount
Vernon, O., Sept. 28, 1862; s Rev. Dwight B. and Mary

E. (Reeder) Hervey; grad. Princeton, 1886, hon. Ph.D.,
1892; m. 1887, Antoinette Bryant. Taught in secondary
schs., 1886-1889; dean and prof, history and institutes
of ed'n in N. Y. Coll. for Training of Teachers, 1889-
1891; acting pres., 1891-1892; pres. Teachers' Coll.,
1892-1897; dean Chautauqua Son. of Pedagogy, 1893-
1898. Author: Picture Work, 1896; The Preparation of
the Teacher in Principles of Religious Education, 1900;
articles on education in New International Encyclo-
pedia, 1903. Editor Horace Mann Readers; mem. Nat.
Council of Ed'n, 1898; Sunday Sch. Comm'n of Diocese
of N. Y., since 1898, and B'd of Religious Ed'n since
1913; mem. com. of mg'mt and chm'n edn'l com. of West
Side Y. M. C. A, since 1901; mem. Exec. B'd and Council,
Religious Ed'n Ass'n, 1903-1910; trustee Soc for Pre-
servation of Adirondacks, 1909-1912; mem. Exec. Com.
Child Welfare Com., since 1909; mem. N. Y. B'd of Ex-
aminers since 1898. Residence; 351 W. 114th St. Ad-
dress: Hall of Board of Education, Park Av. and 59th
St., N. Y. City.


Elec eng'r, artist, patent att'y; b. N. Y. City, Dec 27,
1859; s. Philip and Henrietta (Benedict) Herzog; grad.
Columbia, A.B. 1881, LL.B. 1882, A.M., Ph.D., 1883. Wrote
for press, and The Railroad Transportation Problem;
engaged in practise as patent attorney and elec. eng'r
since 1883. Also inventor of elec. devices, telephone
accessories, automatic switchboards, the teleseme, po-
lice call systems, elevator signals, chemical annunci-
ator, as well as other devices (medals at Paris Exp'n,
1900, and Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo, 1901). Active in art
matters; painter (pupil of Rondel), and Art Students'
League; especially interested in photography, technical
and artistic; inventor of photographic appliances; ex-
hibitor with Photo Secession in London, Vienna, Ber-
lin, The Hague, Brussels; exhibited Independently Lon-
don, World's Fair (Portland), Corcoran Gallery (Wash-
ington) and Architectural League, N. Y., where his Tale
of Isolde established precedent in U. S. as first pic-
torial photograph admitted by an art society on full
equality with paintings. Work reproduced and re-
viewed by leading art critics in Century, Cosmopolitan,
Current Literature, Wilson's, British Journal of Pho-
tography, Camera Work and many other standard pub-
lications. Mem. Am. Inst. Elec Eng'rs (5 years mem.
Council), Electrochem, Soc. A. A. A. S.; mem. Elec.
Congress; Internat. Jury of Award (electricity), La.
Purchase Exp'n; fellow Am. Geog. Soc, Art Students'
League, Met. Museum of Art, Municipal Art Soc (for
several years active trustee and treas.), Nat. Sculpture
Soc, Columbia Univ. Alumni and Columbia Univ. Ph.D.
Ass'ns. Republican (frequent delegate to local Rep.
conventions). Clubs: National Arts (ex-gov.). Camera
(gov. and ex-pres.). Address: 45 E. 31st St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer b. N. Y., Aug. 24, 1874; s. Dr. Max and Louise
iBluen) Herzog; grad. N. Y. Law Sch., B.A. ; m. N. Y.
City, March 1. 1900, Elsie Lowenstein. Admitted to bar,
Oct., 1895; v.-p. Hosp. for Deformities and Joint Dis-
eases; mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n. Clubs: Centurv, Country, Grolier, Harmonic
Address: 233 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Manufacturer; b. Wayland, N. Y., Jan. 13, 1863; s. S.

F. and Helen Mar Chichester (Olmstead) Hess; ed. pub-
lic and high schs., Rochester; grad. Cayuga Lake Mil.
Acad., Aurora, N. Y., 1883: Cornell Univ., class of 1887
(Glee Club navy dir., class poet, Freshman Crew);
Rochester Business Univ., 1885-1886; m. N. Y. City, Oct.
30, 1895, Anna A. Olrick. Treas. S. F. Hess & Co.. mf'rs
of tobacco and cigars, 1887-1904; v.-p. and gen'l mg'r
1907 to Sept., 1913. at which time became sole owner;
dir. Hess Co.. mf'rs of perfume and cosmetics, Oct.,
1894, v.-p. and sec. 1901. treas. and gen'l mg'r 1907,
which office he still holds; mem. firm Healey & Hess



(Player Piano Patent). Served in Rochester Cadets as
private; serg't, N.G.N.Y., 2d lieut, 1st lieut., cap't;
appt'd lieut. -col. 1897. Served in Spanish-Am. War; re-
signed Sept. 7, 1898; past pres. 202d Reg't, N. T. Vol.
Inf. Ass'n. Republican-Progressive. Mem. Alpha Chi
Sigma, Alpha Delta Phi, Theta Nu Epsilon fraterni-
ties; Royal Arch Mason (Royal and Select Master):
Knight Templar, Shriner (32). Mem. Rochester Com-
mercial Travellers' Mutual Benefit Ass'n, S. A. R.. Em-
pire State Soc. (registrar of Rochester Chapter), Soc.
War of 1812 (v.-p. N. T. State Soc), Olmstead Family
Soc, Naval and Military Order Spanish-Am. War, Sons
and Daughters of the Pilgrims (past cap't-gen'l of Nat.
Soc), L. Boardman Smith Camp, TJ. S. W. V.; Veteran
Ass'n of Rochester Cadets. Received gold medal from
Cayuga Lake Mil. Acad, for gentlemanly conduct,
medal from N. G. for long and faithful service medal
J2JP N *- Soc -' s - A - R - for service in war with Spain.
1898. Clubs: Army and Navy (N. T. City), Masonic.
oPJ 1 'Rochester), College Men's Union. Residence:
245 Plymouth Av, SoHth Rochester. Address: 140
Edinburgh St. and 31 Exchange St., Rochester, N. T.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, June 17, 1882; s Charles A.
and Ida (Doctor) Hess; grad. Yale Univ. A.B., 1903,

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