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1888; m. Albany, N. Y., Jan. 25, 1895, Harriet Sage
Hamlin; one son, Kenneth Hamlin, b. 1897. Was tran-
sitman and topographer on railroad surveys for North-
ern Pacific R. R. in Idaho, 1S88-1889; ass't eng'r Rome,



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Watertown & Ogdensburg R. R., 1S89-1S90; in charge
of eng'ring operations for W. A. Angeman, Moorefleld,
W. Va., in development of limestone property, etc.,
1S90-1891; examination, purchase and development of
phosphate properties in Pla. ; location and construction
of branch railroad Raleigh, Fla.. to Morrison, Fla.,
and now part of Atlantic Coast Line R. R. and Sea-
board Air-Line R. R., 1891-1892; designing the operat-
ing plant of Columbia Granite Co., Middletown, Conn.,
1S92-1S95; mg"r dep't fire-proof construction for John
A. Roebling's Sons Co., N Y. City, 1S95-1899; gen. mg'r
Roebling Construction Co., 1899-1910. Since July 1,
1910, consulting and supervising eng'r. Author: In the
Heart of the Bitter Root Mountains, 1895; Tests, 1898;
The (Baltimore Fire, 1904; The San Francisco Earth-
quake and Fire, 1906; The Pistol and Revolver, 1908; A
Model Fire-Proof Farm House or Country Home, 1913;
contb'r to North American Review, Engineering Maga-
zine, etc. Pres. U. S. Revolver Ass'n (life mem.); dir.
and life mem. N. Y. State Rifle Ass'n; mean. Am. Soe. of
Civil Eng'rs, Am. Geog. Soc. (life mem.), Nat. Geog.
Soc, Manhattan Rifle and Revolver Ass'n, Chi Phi and
Sigma Xi fraternities. For amusement and recreation,
in 1903, made an original map and survey of the cen-
tral portion of Idaho, between the middle fork and the
headwaters of the Salmon River, embracing an area
of 600 square miles. Recreations: Capturing big game,
mountain scenery photography, pistol and revolver
shooting. Club: Engineers. Residence: Stockholm, N
J. Address: Masonic Hall Annex, 6th Av. and 28tli
St., N. Y. City.

HINE, FRANCIS L.

Capitalist; b. New Milford, Conn.; s. Dr. James and
Catharine (Northrop) Hine; m. Mary L. Ide Low; chil-
dren; Lyman N. and F. W. Pres. and dir. Nashawan-
nuck M'fg Co.; v.-p. and dir. Review of Reviews Co.,
First Nat. Bank of City of N. Y.; treas. and dir. East
Jersey Water Co.; trustee Am. Bank Note Co., Brooklyn
Trust Co.; dir. Am. Cotton Oil Co., Chicago & Eastern
111. R. R., Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific R'y Co.,
Home Life Ins. Co., Jersey City Water Supply Co., Kan-
sas City, Fort Scott & Memphis R'y Co., Liberty Nat.
Bank, Nat. Biscuit Co., Niagara Fire Ins. Co., Rock
Island Co., St. Louis & San Francisco R. R. Co., Securi-
ties Co., U. S. Rubber Co., William Cramp & Sons' Ship
and Engine Building Co. Clubs: Metropolitan, Union
League. Riding, City Midday (N. Y. City); Hamilton
(Brooklyn). Residence: 38 W. 53d St. Address: 2
Wall St., N. Y. City.

HINES, EARLE REMINGTON

Actress: b. Spencer, Ind., d. Benjamin Asbury and
Amanda (Patrick) Allison; ed. St. Mary's Sch., Knox-
ville, Ind.; Kemper Hall. Kenosha, Wis.; m. St. Louis,
Mo., Aug. 12, 1878, William Edwin Hines. Pioneer of
vaudeville, and the originator of many character
types; author of innumerable sketches and popular
songs. Published 1910 volume of poems entitled
"Footlight Rhymes." Catholic. Only woman honorary
mem. White Rats of America Soc; life mem. Profes-
sional Woman's League; life mem. Actors' Fund Ass'n.
Appointed first woman police sergeant in New York
State, July 1st, 1913, at Harrison, New York. Ad-
dress: The Remington, Harrison, Westchester Co.,
N. Y.

HINES, WALKER DOWNER

Lawyer; b. Russellville, Ky., FeJb. 2, 1870; s. James
M. and Mary Walker (Downer) Hines; ed. Ogden Coll.,
B.S., 1888, Univ. of Va., B.L., 1S93; m Oct. 24, 1900 Alice
Clymer Macfarlane. In law dep't of Louisville &
Nashville R. R. Co. as ass't att'y 1893-1897 and ass't
chief att'y, 1897-1901; first v.-p. same road, 1900-1904;
mem. law firm Humphrey, Hines & Humphrey, Louis-
ville, 1904-1906. Gen. counsel Atchison, Topeka <&
Santa F6 R'y Co., since 1906, and chm'n exec. com.
since 190S. In gen. law practice, N. Y. City since 1906.
Author of several monographs on regulation of inter-
state transportation and kindred sulbjects. Mem.
Ass'n Bar Ci'ty of N. Y. Clubs: Metropolitan, Riding,
Midday, Railroad, Piping Rock (N. Y. City), Metro-
politan (Washington). Residence: 122 E. 70th St. Ad-
dress: 52 William St., N. Y. City.

HINMAN, ADDISON JOSIAH

Fire insurance; b. Clarksville, Albany Co., N. Y.,
April 4, 1S46; s. Herman H. and Magdalen (Slinger-
land) Hinman; ed. New Baltimore (N. Y.) public
schools and private acad., and Coeyman's Acad.; m.
Hudson, N. Y., Nov. 30, 1871, Susan D. B. Houghtaling;
children: Eugene Eunson, b. May 23, 1875, Harold Jay,
b. Feb. 22, 1877; Addison Houghtaling, b. March 24,
1879. Joined 18th N. Y. Vol. Cav. Reg't Sept. 3, 1864,
and served in Civil War until honorablv discharged
at New Orleans, La., June 2, 1865; comm'd 2d lieut. In
Co. K, 18th N. Y. Cav., hy Gov. Fenton with rank
from March 1, 1865, but not mustered, engaged In



farming and cattle raising in Illinois after war; began'
ins. experience at Buckley, 111., as local agent for 'Con-
tinental* Ins. Co. of N. Y.; entered service of Com-
merce Ins. Co. of Albany, June 10, 1872, as ass't book-
keeper, promoted to bookkeeper, 1873; sp'l agent at
home office, 1884, agency sup't, 1893; sec. since 1902.
Republican; mem. Reformed (Dutch) Ch. in America.
Trustee Montgomery (Ala.) Industrial Inst, (for col-
ored people). Mem. of Post 63, G. A. R., Albany; char-
ter mem. and deputy gov. Albany Chapter Order of
Founders and Patriots of America. Residence: 27
Dove St. Address: 57 State St., Albany, N. Y.

HINMAN, HARVEY D.

Lawyer; b. Pitcher, Chenango Co., N. Y., Sept. 17,
1864; s. Edward and Eveline (DeBelle) Hinman; ed.
public schs.; m. Binghamton, N. Y., Nov. 26, 1901,
Phebe A. Brown; one son, George Lyon (7). Mem. law
firm Hinman, Howard & Kattell; State Senator, 1905-
1912. Republican; Presby'n. Address: 93 Chestnut
St., Binghamton, N. Y.

HINRICHS, ALFRED E.

Lawyer; "b. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 15, 1871; s. C. *'.
Albert and Marie J. (Von Hoffman) Hinrichs; ed.
Brooklyn Poly. Inst., Columbia Univ. Law Sch. 2 years;
grad. N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., cum laude (hon. mention
for best written exam, in prize competition, winning
senior fellowship), 1892; m. Brooklyn, Oct. 20, 1898,
Elizabeth Buchnell Atkinson: children: Albert Ford,
b. Sept. 20, 1899, William Ernest, b. March 18, 1904.
Admitted to N. Y. State Bar, June, 1892, and there-
after to bars U. S. Supreme Court and Inferior federal
courts; gen. commercial practice, to a large extent
representing German and other foreign bankers and
mf'rs; ins'tr. in common law pleading, etc., N. Y. Law
Sch., 1892-H904. Mem. law firm Fred W. & Alfred E.
Hinrichs. Democrat. Sec. N. Y. Law Inst., mem. Am.
N. Y. State and N. Y. Co. Bar Ass'ns. Club: Reform.
Address: 76 William St., N. Y. City.

HINRICHS, FREDERICK W.

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, Sept. 12, 1851; s. Charles F. A.
and Louise Ann (Dotter) Hinrichs; ed. Deghuee Sch.,
Brooklyn; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B., 1874; Columbia
Law Sch., LL.B. (valedictorian), Jan., 1S75, studied at
Univ. of Gottingen, Germany, 1875-1876; m. Brooklyn,
Jan. 16, 1878, Lazelle P. Spear; children: Capt. Frederic
W., Jr., U. S. A.; Mrs. Frederic C. Bates, Insa L. In
gen. practice in N. Y. City since 1876. Mem. law firm
of Fred W. and A. E. Hinrichs. Dir. S. E. Howard's
Sons & Co. Has been abroad 7 times for ed'n and
recreation; has lectured on polit. economic and liter-
ary subjects and travels, and written for magazines,
on kindred topics; was 1st sec. Revenue Reform Club,
of which Henry Ward Beecher was 1st pres.; one or
organizers Dem. "Anti-Snap" movement, which resulted
in 3d nomination of Grbver Cleveland in 1892 for pres.
of U. S. ; two terms pres. dep't law Brooklyn Inst.,
1902-1903; two terms pres. of Young Men's Dem. ClUiD,
Brooklyn, two terms pres. Nat. Civic Club of Brook-
lyn; mem. Brooklyn B'd of Ed'n, 1882-1884; registrar
of arrears and taxes, Brooklyn, 1894-118915 ; candidate
for lieut.-gov. on Gold Dem. ticket, 1896; candidate
for pres. of Brooklyn Borough on Seth Low ticket,
1897; candidate for att'y gen. on Independent ticket,
1898; for comptroller of N. Y. City on fusion ticket,
1903; for gov. of N. Y. State, on Empire State Democ-
racy ticket, 1912; presided over conv. of Citizens'
Union, 1905. Independent in politics; treas. Bryan's
Progressive Dem. League, 1908. Congregationalism
Mem. State Bar Ass'n, hon. v.-p. N. Y. Legal Aid Soc;
chm'n Com. on Franchises Citizens' Union; mem. Psi
Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, Alumni Ass'n Columbia Law
Sch., People's Inst., Nat. Municipal League, Civil Ser-
vice Reform Ass'n, Brooklyn Inst. Arts and Sciences,
Citizens' Union. Clubs: City, Brooklyn, Democratic,
Reform. Residence: 367 Henry St., Brooklyn. Address:
76 William St., N. Y. City.

HIRSCHBERG, MICHAEL HENRY

Jurist; b. Newtburgh, N. Y., April 12, 1847; s. Henry
and Fanny (Francks) Hirschberg; grad. Newburgh Free
Acad., 1802; m. N. Y. City, March 16, 1878, Lizzie Mc-
Alles; children: Harry, b. 1879, Stuart, b. 1885, Fran-
ces, b. 1887, Scott, b. 1893. Practised at Newburgh
until elected justice of Supreme Court; mem. New-
burgh B'd Ed'n, 1S71J1SS3; special county judge of
Orange County, 1875-1878; dist. att'y of Orange Co.,
1889-1895; State delegate to constitutional conv., 1894;
elected justice Supreme Court State of N. Y., 1896;
assigned to appellate division, 2d dep't, Brooklyn,
1900; appt'd presiding justice, Jan., 1904, for term ex-
piring Dec 31, 1910; re-elected justice Supreme Court,
for term expiring Dec. 31, 1917, and reassigned to ap-
pellate div., for term expiring Dec. 31, 1915. Clubs:
Republican, Manhattan, Lawyers, Hamilton, Powrllton,
Newburgh City. Address: Newburgh, N. Y.



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HIRSH, HUGO

Lawyer; b. Germany, Dec. 22, 1S4S; s, Philip and
Dorothea (Indig) Hirsh; ed. public schools. Studied
law in office of Anthony Barrett; admitted to 'bar, Dec,
1872; mem. law firm Hirsh & Newman; dir. Hyde &
Behman Amusement Co., U. S. Title Guaranty Co
Republican; Hebrew. Chm'n King's Co. Rep Exec.
Com.; counsel for Assembly Cities Com. on Investiga-
tion of Dep't of Charities in Kings Co.; counsel for
police dep't, sheriff's office, and county clerk; unsuc-
cessful candidate for Supreme Court judge, and dist.
att'y. Dir. Jewish Hosp., Broo'klyn; mem. B'd fMg'rs
Long Island State Hosp. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n,
Brooklyn Bar Ass'n. Mem. Dickens Fellowship, Royal
Arcanum, Masonic Order, 32, and Mystic Shrine. Au-
thor: Hirsh on Juries, 1879; Hirsh's Tabulated Digest
of the Divorce Laws of the U. S., 1S88-1901; short
stories and poems for magazines. Clubs: Unity, 12th
Assembly Dist. Rep. Residence: 33 Montgome'ry PI.,
Brooklyn. Address: 391 Fulton St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
HIRSH, WILLIAM HENRY

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, July 8, 1874; s. Henry and
Amelia (Fisher) Hirsh; ed. Coll. of City of N. Y., A.B
Columbia Univ., A.M., LL.B., 1S97. Admitted to practice
1896; mem. law firm Hirsh & Bhrhorn. Appt'd bv
Mayor Van Wyck insp. of schs., becoming chm'n 13t'h
Dist. B'd. Gen solicitor N. Y. State Brewers' Ass'n, and
Lager Beer Brewers' B'd of Trade. Democrat; Episco-
palian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Am. Inst. Rec-
reations: Automobiling, driving and music. Club: Man-
hattan. Residence: 101 W. 54th St. Address: 15 Will-
iam St., N. Y. City
HIRTH, FRIEDRICH

-, E< 3 u .9? tor ' author ; t>. Graefentonna, Germany, April
lb, 1845; s. George and Louise (Drevelle du Frenes)
Hirth; grad. gymnasium in Gotha, 1S65; univs of Leip-
zig, Berlin, and Greifswald, lS6. r -lS6S; PhD AM
Univ. of Rostock. Germany, 1869: created prof bv
royal patent in Prussia, 1S90; m. Hong Kong, China,
1871, Hermine Schnare; children: Else, Waldemar
(Lieutenant in German Navy). Mem Chinese customs
service, 1S70-1897; attached to statistical dep't same,
1878-1888; com'r customs in Tamsui (Formosa), Chtn-
kiang, Ichang,. Chungking, 1S90-1S95; on leave in Mun-
ich, 1895-1897; mem. Bavarian Acad., Munich, 1S97-
1902: prof. Chinese literature and head Chinese dep't,
Columbia Univ., since 1902. Was consulted by Count
von Buelow on Chinese war indemnity question, 1900
Pres. China branch Royal Asiatic Soc," Shanghai, 1886-
1888; comd'r order of St. Stanislaus; holds several for-
eign orders and Brunswick medal for arts and sciences-
foreign mem. Imperial Acad. Sciences, St. Petersburg,
and Royal Acads. Munich and Budapest; honorary and
corr. mem. Societe Asiatinue of Paris, Asiatic Soc,
Shanghai, Geog. Soc. of Munich, Dresden, Leipzig
Bremen, Oporto, and lAnthropol. Soc, Berlin. Author-
Text-book of Documentary Chinese. 1885-1 SS8: China
and the Roman Orient, 1885; Notes on the Chinese
Documentary Style, 1885; Ancient Porcelain, 188S;
Chinesische Studien, 1890; Ueber fremde Einfluesse in
der chinesischen Kunst, 1896; Notes on some Chinese
Painters of the Present Dynasty, 1905; Chinese Me-
tallic Mirrors, 1907; The Ancient History of China,
1908; with W. W. Rockhill; Chau Ju-kua (on Arab
trade in 12th century), 1912; contb'r to European and
Chinese journals. Clubs: Century. Deutscher Verein.
Address: 401 W. 118th St., N. Y. City.
HISCOCK, FRANK

Lawyer; 'b. Pompey, Onondaga Co., N. Y., Sept. 6, 1834;
s. Richard and Cynthia (Harris) Hiscock; ed. Pompev
(N. Y.) Acad.; m. Tully, N. Y., Nov. 23, 1859, Cornelia
King; children: Albert King, b. 1864, Fidelio King, b.
1871. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1855; mem. firms L. H. &
F. Hiscock, Doheny & Gifford, and Hiscock, Doheny,
Williams & Cowie; dist. att'y Onondaga Co., N. Y..
1860-1863; mem. N. Y. State Constitutional Conv., 1867;
representative in Congress 1877-1887; U. S. Senator
from N. Y., 1887-1893. Dir. Syracuse Savings Ban'k,
Trust & Deposit Co. of Onondaga, State Bank of Syra-
cuse. Republican; delegate to Nat. Rep. Conv., 1876;
delegate-at-large to Republican Nat. Conv., 1880, 1884,
and presided in part at latter. In House of Represen-
tatives was mem. of Com. on Elections, of Potter In-
vestigating Com. to investigate the election of Presi-
dent Hayes; chm'n Com. on Appropriations, and mem.
Com. on Ways and Means; in Senate was mem. Corns.
on Finance. Interstate Commerce, Coast Defenses, and
Patents, and sp'l Com. on Reports of the Pacific R. R.
Comm'rs and the President's Message thereon. Ad-
dress: 401 W. Onondaga St., Syracuse, N. Y.

HISCOCK, FRANK HARRIS

Lawyer, justice Supreme Court; b. Tully, N. Y., April
16, 1856; s. L. Harris and Lucv (Bridgman) Hiscock;
grad. Cornell Univ.. A.B.. 1875; mem. Kappa Alpha fra-
ternity; m. Syracuse, N. Y., Oct. 22, 1879, Elizabeth



Barnes. Admitted to bar, 1878; mem. Republican State
Com., 1894 and 1895; justice Supreme Court since 1896-
mem. Fourth Appellate Division, 1901-1905; acting asso.
judge Court of Appeals, under assignment .bv the Gov.,
since Jan., 1906; elected Nov. 4, 1913, mem'. Court of
Appeals for term of 14 years. Trustee Cornell Univ
Address: Syracuse, N. Y.

HITCHCOCK, CHARLES H.

Lawyer; 'b. Binghamton, N. Y., Nov. 12, 1857; s. Henry
S. and Mary Jane (Smith) Hitchcock; grad. Hamilton
Coll., A.B., 1S79; m. 1st. Rhinebeck, N. Y., April 20, 1887,
Jennie K. Brown; 2d, Ithaca, N. Y., Aug. 9, 1891, L. Es-
telle Heath. Admitted to bar, Feb., 1885; since then
practising at Binghamton; mem. firm Devo, Hitchcock
& Carver, since 1901. Connected with N. G. N. Y. since
1882; capt. 20th Separate Co., 1897; served in Spanish-
Am. War as capt. Co. H, 1st N. Y. Vols., at Camp Black.
Governor's Island, Presidio of Ban Francisco, Calif.,
and Camp McKinley, Honolulu, H. I.; mustered out Feb.
26, 1899; appt'd major 1st Reg't N. G. N. Y., March 17.
1889; col., May 1, 1905; pres. Nat. Guard Ass'n State of
N. Y., 1905-1906; bv't Brig Gen. July, 1910; mem. Mili-
tia Council, N. Y., 1910; asso. mem. Mil. Service Inst'n :
mem. U. S. Inf. Ass'n, Broome Co. Hist. Soc, Chi Ps*
and Phi Beta Kappa fraternities. Was instr. in Latin.
Greek and higher mathematics at De Garmo Inst.,
Rhinebeck, N. Y., and Binghamton High Sch., 1879-
1882; legislative reporter St. Louis Globe-Democrat and
111. State Journal at Springfield, 111., 1SS6; musical and
dramatic reporter for Binghamton Republican, 1886-
1S90; comm'r of Public Health, City of Binghamton.
190S-1909; author of minor legal and mil. monographs.
Clubs: Binghamton, Army and Navy (N. Y.). Address:
4 Jay St., Binghamton, N. Y.

HITCHCOCK, FREDERICK H.

Publisher, lawyer; b. Boston, Mass., July 4, 1867; s.
Dr. Thomas B. and Sarah S. (Hills) Hitchcock; grad.
Amherst Coll., A.B., 1S91, A.M., 1906, N. Y. Univ. Law
Sch.; m. Chicago, 111., June 9, 1S96, Ethel O. Hunter.
Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1899; mf'g mg'r D. Appleton &
Co., until 1900; founder The Grafton Press, 1901; pres.
until 1911. Republican. Mem. Amherst Alumni Ass'n.
Rhode Island Soc. of Cincinnati; N E. Historic-Geneal
Soc. Author: The Handbook of Amherst, 1891; The
Bookbuilder's Handbook, 189S; The Building of a Book.
1906. Address: 105 W. 40th St., N. Y. City.

HITCHCOCK, FREEMAN ST. CLAIR

Physician; electrothera:peutist; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 17.
18S3; s. Henry Martin, M.D., and Elizabeth "B. Clark
(Ferris) Hitchcock; ed. Kings Private Sch., Stamford.
Conn., Williams Coll., Williamstown, Mass ; N. Y.
Homce. Med. Coll. and Hosp., N. Y. Citv; m. N. Y. Citv.
Feb. 10, 1909, Gladys de Predeaux Rvlahds. g.g.d. Mar-
quis de Predeaux, and grand niece Sir Peter Rvlands:
one d. Barbara, b. Jan. 10, 1910. Consulting physician
to Crest View Sanatorium, Greenwich, Conn. Inventor
of Earth Current Machines and New Frequency Ma-
chines. Developed and exploited original currents for
the most efficient treatments with static, high fre-
quency, and other types of electrical machines; perhaps
the most successful and original treatments have been
produced by Dr. Hitchcock for apparently incurable
diseases, such as stony forms of Rheumatism or Ar-
thritis Deformans, Locomotor Ataxia, Tuberculosis, etc.
Has also personally tried out currents, the nature of
which had never Ibeen determined or measured. Read
papers on these subjects at Pittsburgh, San Francisco.
Denver, Chicago, etc. Formerly clinical lecturer of
Electrotherapeutics dep't Homce. Med. Coll., and
Flower Hosp. Author: Earth Currents, etc V.-p. and
active in capacity of advisor for construction of new
types of machines for therapeutic usages for the Je-
rome-Kidder Mf'g Co. Congregationalism Mem. Nat.
Soc. Physical and Electrotherapeutics; Am. Ass'n of
clinical Research, Am. Inst, of Homoeopathy, Pathol.
Soc, Conn. State Homce. Soc, Alienists of Conn.. Alpha
Sigma Alumni, Materia Medica, Mayflower Descend-
ants. Recreations: Horseback riding, tennis, swim-
ming, automobiling. Residence: Greenwich, Conn.
Address: Sydenham Bld'g, 616 Madison Ave., N. Y. City.

HITCHCOCK, MARY E. (Mrs. ROSWELL D.)

Author; explorer; b. in Virginia; d. Capt. Thomas
A. (of Norfolk, Va.) and Cecelia (Fitzgerald) Higgins:
ed. Lawrence Acad, (academic honors); m. Comd'r
Roswell D. Hitchcock, U. S. N. ; one d., Mrs. Harriman.
Accompanied Comd'r Hitchcock to Vienna Exp'n, 1873,
Paris Exp'n, 1878, to Japan, 1882, where his ship re-
mained two years, and again in 1S92, when Comd'r
Hitchcock was capt. of U. S. S. Alert. After death of
the commander, made tour of the world. In 1898 went
to Klondike, climbing Skagway Pass on foot before
the days of the railroad, and was so impressed with
mining and agr'l possibilities of that region she re-
turned to spread the knowledge she had gained in lec-
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hospitals; returned to Golden North, where staked
more than 100 claims and became so deeply interested
financially that she spent greater part of five years
there. Author: Two Women in the Klondike (*ut-
nams), and Tales Out of School Albout Naval Officers
.by a Woman Who Has Lived on a Man-of-War. Fel-
low Geog. Soc; mem. Daughters of the Confederacy,
Japan Soc. Address: Harrimarr Villa, Short Hills, N. J.
HITCHCOCK, RIPLEY

Author, editor; b. Fitchburg, Mass., July 3, 1857; s.
Alfred Hitchcock, A.M., M.D., and Aurilla Phe'be
(Wt'llman) Hitchcock; grad. Harvard, A.B., 1877; m.
Springfield, Mass., Mav 23, 1SS3, Martha Wolcott Hall
(died Sept. 1, 1903); children: Roger Wolcott, b. 1887,
Ripley, Jr., b. 1895. Engaged in literary work in N.
Y. City, from 1879; special corr. N. Y. Tribune in Mex-
ico, the West and Northwest, summers of 1SS2. 1883;
art critic N. Y. Tribune, 1SS2-1890; literary adviser D.
Appleton & Co., 1890-1902; now with Harper & Broth-
ers. Auithor: An American Landscape Fainter
George Inness; Etching in America; the Western Art
Movement; Representative Etchings; The Madonna in
Art; Water Color Painting in America; Thomas De
Quincy A. Study; The Louisiana Purchase and the
Building of the West; The Lewis and Clark Expedi-
tion, etc. Editor: The Life of an Artist Cby Jules
Breton); The Art of the World Illustrated in the
Paintings, Statuary and Architecture of the World's
Columbian Exposition (with an introduction and much
other text); The Story of the West Series (The Story
of the Indian, The Story of the Mine, The Story of tne
Cowboy, The Story of the Railroad, The Story of th'
Soldier, The Story of the Trapper), with introductions;
Recollections (by Richard Henry Stoddard); The Trail
Makers A Library of History and Exploration; De-
cisive Battles of America. Contb'r to magazines;
has delivered many lectures. Indetpendent in politics:
Episcopalian. Mem. Nat. Inst, of Arts and Letters,
Am. Hist. Ass'n. N. Y. Hist. Soc, N. E. Soc. in N. Y..
Soc. Colonial Wars. Recreations: Outdoor sports,
fishing Clubs: Century. Authors, Harvard, National
(London). Residence: 34 Gramercy Park. Address:
Harper & Brothers, Franklin Square, N. Y. City.

HITCHCOCK, URBAN GILLESPIE

Physician; b. North Wayne, Me., Feb. 24, 1845; s.
Urban L. and Mary (Gillespie) Hitchcock; grad. Coll.
City of N. Y., A.B., 1865, A.M., 1869; Coll. Phys. and
Surg., N. Y., M.D., 1869; unmarried. House Physician,
City Hosp., 1S69-1870; attending surgeon, N. Y. Eve
and Ear Infirmary, throat dep't. 1SS9-1900. Mem. N. Y.
Physicians' Mut. Aid Ass'n. Address: 153 Academy St.,
Poughkeepsie, N. Y.
HOBART, GEORGE VERE

Humorist and playwright; b. Cape Breton, Nova
Scotia, Jan. 16, 1867; ed. in public schools of Nova
Scotia; m. Baltimore. Md July 14, 1897, Sarah H. De
Vries. Engaged in newspaper work, first at Cumber-
land, Md.. and afterward at Baltimore, becoming lo-
cally notable as a humorist some time before his
"Dinkelspiel" papers attracted outside attention. Since
1899, writing for the N. Y. American and Journal and
the other Hearst papers; has published many volumes
of "Dinkelspiel" productions. Also writer of plays,
including: The Ham Tree; Mrs. Black is Back, and
many others. Residence: Pelham Manor, N. Y. Ad-
dress: Care Lambs Cluib, N. Y. City.

HOBART, HENRY L.

Merchant; b. Cincinnati, O., July 26, 1S45; s. James
Thomas and Anne (Newell) Hobart; ed. Coll. City of
N. Y.; m. Phila., Pa., Nov. 15, 1888, Marie E. Jefferys;
children: Margaret Jefferys, b. 1890, Rosemond, b. 1892
(died July 16, 1908), Charles Jefferys, b. 1895 (died
June 14, 1910). Mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce.
Republican. Episcopalian. Mem. B'd of Mg'rs The
Seamen's Ch. Inst.; trustee 'Sheltering Arms; trustee
Bible and Common 'Prayer Book Soc. Clubs: Church,
Union League. Residence: 43 Fifth Av. Address: 120
Front St., N. Y. City.

HOBBS, ELON ST. CLAIR

Lawyer; b. in Dorchester Co., Md., Aug. 24, 1863; s.
Elisha Saulsbury and Mary (Handv) Hobbs; grad. St.
John's College, Annapolis, Md., A.B., 1882; later A.M.;
m. Washington, D. C, Nov. 15, 1899, Anna Morgan
Smith, d. late Augustine Jacquelin Smith, of Va.: chil-
dren: Elizabeth St. Clair, b. 1901, ,Elon St. Clair, Jr., b.
1904, Evelyn Jacqueline, b. 1906. Attorney for Iron
and Steel Board of Trade and other interests; couns"ei
for numerous trade and technical journals, having for
twelve years made a specialty of this branch of prac-
tice; also counsel for several large West Indian and
South American enterprises; dir. in various corp'ns.
Independent Democrat; helped to organize the Good
Government Clu'bs in N. Y. City and for some time
pres. of Club F; offered nomination for Congress by



Independent Democrats after Palmer and Buckner.
presidential campaign, but declined it; has taken no
active part in politics since 1901. Mem. Grace Epis-
copal Church, N. Y. City. Life mem. N. Y. Southern
Soc, mem. and organizer Maryland Soc. of New York,
Hardware Club. Residence: Pelham Heights, N. Y.



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