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Address: Woolworth Bld'g, N. Y. City.


Banker, broker; b. Phila., Pa., Oct. 21, 1879; s. Albert
FrAnk and Emma (Gans) Hockstader; grad. Phillips
Andover Acad., 1896; Yale Univ., A.B., 1900; m. N. Y.
City, April 19, 1905, Aline Straus, d. Hon. Oscar S.
Straus; children: Albert Frank, b. 1906; Carol Emily,
b. June 27, 1909. With firm of Tallbot J. Taylor & Co.,
1900-1903; organized firm of Ehrich, Hockstader &
Co., 1904, and remained with same until 1908; since
Jan. 1, 1909, mem. firm L. F. Rothschild & Co.; dir.,
sec. and treas. Twisted Wire Box Strap Co. Republi-
can. He'brew. Mem. Delta Kappa ii-psilon chapter
Yale Univ. Clu'bs: Yale, Harmonie, City, Athletic,
Century, Country. Residence: 5 West 76th St. Ad-
dress: 66 Kruadway, N. Y. City.


Banker; m.TTrinie E. Preusser. Mem. firm Hodenpyl,
Hardy & Co.; pres. and dir. Michigan Light Co.,
Springfield R'y & Light Co., Peoria Light Co., Evans-
ville Light Co., Commonwealth Power R'y & Light
Co., Union R'v G-as & Electric Co.; dir. Am. Light &
Traction Co., J. G. White & Co. (inc.), Grand Rapids
R'y Co., Consumers Power Co., Foundation Co., J. G.
White Eng'ring Corp'n, J. I. Case Co., Mich. R'ys Co.,
Tenn. R'y Light & Power Co. Clubs: Metropolitan,
Nat. Arts, Recess, Down Town, Automobile of America,
Seawanhaka-Oorinthian Yacht (N. Y. City); Chicago
(Chicago). Residence: Locust Valley, L. I. Address:
14 Wail St., N. Y. City.


Civil engineer; b. Washington, D. C, April 14, 1865;
s. John Ledyard and Susan Savage (Wilson) Hodge;
preparatory ed'n Emerson Inst.. Washington; grad.
Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Troy, N. Y., C.E., 1885; m. Sa-.
vannah, Ga., Dec. 14, 1897, Sarah C. Mills. Consulting
eng'r and mom. fir.-n of Boiler & Hodge, specialists in
designing bridges and structures; designed some Df
the most prominent railroad and monumental bridges
in the country; acted as consulting eng'r to many
prominent railroad corporations, nat. gov'ts and city
gov'ts; pres. Porterfield Construction Co. Republican;,
Presbyterian. Mem. Inst, of Civil Eng'rs Great Brit-
ain. Am. Soc. of Civil Eng'rs; veteran 7th Reg't N. G.
N. Y. Clubs: Century, University. Residence: 51 E.
82d St. Address: 140 Broadway, N. Y. City.

Lawyer; b. Philadelphia, Pa.. 1861; s. .1, Aspinwall
and Charlotte Gcbbard (Morse) Hodge; grad. Prince-
ton Univ., A.B., A.M.. 1883; Columbia Univ. Law Sch.,
1886; m. Hartford. Conn., 1888, Genevieve Baldwin
Karr; children: Charlotte Morse, b. 1801; Louise Karr
(Mrs. Frederick H. Lahee), b. 1892; Katherine Aspin-
wall, b. 1896 Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1887; master of
mathematics and athletics, Lawrenceville Sch., 1884;
gen. counsel N. Y. Electric Lines Co. and other inde-
pendent telephone interests seeking admission to N.
Y. City. Writer on legal subjects. Active in Inde-
pendent Democratic movements. Trustee People's
Inst.; mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n,
N. Y. City Bar Ass'n, and N. Y. County Bar Ass'n.
Recreation: Outdoor sports. Clubs: Reform, Univer-
sity. Residence: 316 W. 108th St. Address: Nas-
sau St., N. Y. City.


Teacher; b. Mauch drunk, Pa., 1864; s. Rev. J. As-
pinwall and Charlotte G. (Morse) Hodge; ed. public
schools; grad. Princeton Univ. and Princeton Theo 1 ..
Sem., A.B., 18S6; A.M., 1889; D.D., Univ. of Nashville,
1901; m. Glencoe, Md., 1888, Alice Austen; children:
Genevieve Austen, b. 1894; Edward Austen, b. 1896.
Has traveled through Egypt and Palestine; lecturer
in Biblical literature, Extension Teaching, Columbia
Univ.; sec. of National Story-tellers' League. Inde-
pendent. Mem. Soc. Biblical Literature and Exegesis.
Author: Hodge Historical Maps, 1906; New Testament,
Authors and Their Works, 1909; has written several
pamphlets on Biblical literature and religious ed'n.
Recreation: Golf. Residence: 5.j2 W. 113th St., N. Y.


Physician; b. Cambria, N. Y., May 27, 1865; s. James
and Catherine (Crosier) Hodge' ed. Lockport (N. v.)
High Sch., Univ. of N. Y. City, Med. Dep't Hahnemann
Med. Coll., Chicago, M.D.; ass't surgeon Univ. of Mich.,
1889-1890; m. Lockport, N. Y June 6, 1S9S, Clara V.
Eaton. Senior mem. firm Drs. Hodge and Wilson.



Surgeon for N. Y. Central & Hudson River R. R. Co.,
Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburg R. R. Co., Mich.
Central R. R. Co., the Internat. R'y Co. and other cor-
porations; examiner N. Y. Life Ins. Co., Vt. Life Ins.
Co., Berkshire Life Ins. Co., Standard Life Ins. Co.,
Travelers' Ins. Co., Provident Life Ins. Co., Masonic
Life Ins. Co Republican; Episcopalian. Ex-pres. N.
Y. State Homce. Med. Soc; pres. Homce. Med. Soc.
State of N. Y. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State
Med Soc, Western N. Y. Homoe. Med. Soc. (ex-pres.),
Niagara Co. Med. Soc, Am. Inst. Homoeopathy; trus.
Y. M. C. A.; chm'n advisory b'd Niagara Falls Memorial
Hosp.; mem. training sch. com. same; mem. Mason
32; Knight Templar; hon. mem. Phi Alpha Gamma.
Clubs: Saturn (Buffalo). Niagara, Civic (Niagara
Falls). Address: 324 Buffalo Av., Niagara Falls, N. Y.


Fire Insurance; b. Brooklyn; s. Andrew Bowne and
Catharine Louisa (Hathorn) Hodges; ed. Brooklyn
Poly. Inst.; m. Brooklyn. Dec 9, 1876, Lizzie Latourette
Johnson; one daughter: Kate Louise. Has traveled
extensively in U. S. and has made two trips abroad,
visiting Great Britain, France, Germany, Switzer-
land, Holland, Belgium, Italy, etc Has served two
terms as mem. B'd Supervisors Kings Co. and two
terms as mem. State Assembly; was on com. on cities,
insurance, and others. Dir. and v. -p. Kings Highway
Ass'n; trustee and mem. Finance Com. Kings Co. Sav-
ings Inst'n; dir. Fire Ins. Salvage Corps. Republican;
Episcopalian. Mem. Huguenot Soc. of America, Soc
of Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution, St. Nicholas
Soc. of Nassau Island, N. E. Soc, Navy League, Allied
R. E. Interests. Chamber of Commerce. Clubs: Union
League ((Brooklyn), Riding and Driving. Address:
45 Broadway, Brooklyn, N. Y.


[Public Service Commissioner, lawyer; b. Ithaca, N.
Y., Mar. 23, 1856; ed. public sens, of Ithaca, Ithaca
Acad., Cornell Univ. Studied law in office of Samuel D.
Halliday and Judge Lyon, Ithaca, and admitted to
bar, 1879, engaging in practice until 1887; purchased
half interest in Ithaca Republican, 1887, and later,
"with partner, established printing office in San Diego,
publishing Morning Telegram; sold share in business
and returned to Ithaca, resuming practice of law;
moved to Buffalo, 1889, and for 4 years engaged in
practice alone; formed partnership under name of
Hodson & Webster, 1S93. Served as clerk of Tomp-
kins County B'd of Supervisors, 1882-1883; corp'n
counsel, 18S5-18S6; non-resident corp'n counsel, 2
terms. Appt'd mem. B'd Seh. Examiners, 3 years, de-
clined 2nd term; elected judge of old Municipal Court.
1905; declined renomination. Democrat. Address: Of-
fice of Public Service Comm'n. Albany, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Kinderhook, N. Y., Nov. 26, 1876; s.
Pierre Van Buren and Anna H. (Miller) Hoes; ed.
Kinderhook Acad., Albany Acad.; grad. N. Y. La at
Sch., LL.B. ; m. Yonkers, N. Y., Oct. 22, 1907, Louise
Nisbet; one son, Peter Van Buren; b. Dec. 6, 1912.
Admitted to N. Y. 'bar Nov., 1901; has since been en-
gaged in general practice. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Holland Soc. of N. Y.
Residence: Yonkers. Address: 30 Broad St., N. Y.


Col. U. S. A., retired; b. Mt. Morris, N. Y., April 11.
1848; s. Alexander H. and Ann E. (Van Rensselaer)
Hoff; grad. Union Coll., N. Y., and Columbia Univ.,
N. Y., A.M., M.D., LL.D.; m. Fitchburg, Mass., June 22,
1875, Lavinia, d. Gen. Hannibal Day. Appt'd 1st lieut.
ass't surgeon from N. Y. 1874, capt. ass't surgeon
1879, major surgeon 1891, lieut.-col. chief surgeon of
vols. 1898; honorably discharged Nov., 1898. Lieut.-
col. deputy surgeon gen., U. S. A., 1902; col. ass't sur-
geon gen., 1903. Organized first detachment of hosp.
corps in U. S. A., 1887, at Fort Reno, Indian Terri-
tory, and first co. of hosp. corps, Fort Riley, Kans.,
1891. Chief surgeon, organizer and pres. Superior B'd
of Health and B'd of Charities, Porto Rico; chief sur-
geon of China Relief Expd'n, 1900; chief surgeon Dep't
of the Mo., 1906; Philippine Islands, 1907; Dep't of the
Lakes, 1909; Eastern Div., 1911. Instr. in Univ. of
Calif., 1S85; prof, in Armv Med. Sch., 1901-1902; instr.
in Gen. Service and Staff Coll., 1903-1905; prof. Mil.
Sanitation, Univ. of Neb., 1906. Episcopalian. Mem.
N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, Ass'n Mil. Surgs. (pres. 1901-
1902), Soc. of Colonial Wars. Sons of Revolution, Soc.
of War of 1812, Mil. Order Loyal Legion, Soc. of the
Dragon. Decorated by Czar of Russia, Order of St.
Ann, 2nd class. Treas. Am. Tuberculosis Ass'n, Wash-
ington, D. C. ; dir. Garfield Hosp.; vestryman Ch. of
the Epiphany. Author numerous articles on mil. and
mcd. subjects, and reports of sanitary features of

Russian Army. Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington,

D. C), Army and Navy (Manila). Residence: 2112
Massachusetts Av. Address: Care War Dep't, Wash-
ington, D. C.


Real estate; b. Morristown, N. J., Jan. 28. 1856; s.
Rev. Dr. Charles Frederick and Eleanor Louisa (Vail)
Hoffman; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B.; m. 1st, N. Y.,
1883, Eugenia Leonie Schieffelin (died 1895); 2d, Tux-
edo Park, N. Y., Dec 29, 1900, Zelia Krumbhaar Pres-
ton; one d., Marian Krumbhaar. Pres. and dir. estate
Charles Frederick Hoffman; v. -p. Hoffman Bros.
Realty Co.; trustee Greenwich Savings Bank; dir.
Commonwealth Ins. Co. and State Investing Co. Re-
publican; Episcopalian. Mem. Delta Psi fraternity.
Trustee and treas. Cathedral Ch. of St. John the
Divine, House of Rest for Consumptives, Soc. of Pro-
motion Religion and Learning. Warden All Angels'
Ch., N. Y.; vestryman Trinity Ch., Newport, R. I.; v. -p.
St. Luke's Home; trustee Gen. Theol. Sem., N. Y. P

E. Public Sch. Mem. St. Nicholas Soc, Holland Soc.
Clubs: Union (treas. and gov.), Metropolitan, Tuxedo,
Newport Reading Room (gov.), Sleepy Hollow, St.
Anthony, Westchester Polo, Newport Golf, Automobile
of America. Residence. 620 Fifth ^v., N. Y., and
Armsea Hall, Newport, R. I. Address: 258 Broadway,
N. Y. City.


Educator; b. Sheboygan Falls, Wis., Feb. 9, 1852;
s. Wendel and Mary Currier (Sargent) Hoffman; ed.
Knox Coll., Galesburg, 111.; grad. Amherst Coll., 1876,
with honors; Yale Divinity Sch., 1880; appt'd Hooker
Fellow; Studied in Berlin and Heidelberg, 1882-1883;
at Oxford Univ., 1896-1897; m. 1st, N. Y. City, June
23, 1887, Jessie B. Dathrop; 2d, Boston, Mass., April
25, 1900, Rebecca Russell Lowell; children: Emma
L. B., b. July 20, 1S8S; Grace May, b. May 13, 1891.
Was instr. in philosophy at Wesleyan Univ., 1883-
1884; prof, of philosophy in Union Coll. since 1885;
fellow A.A.A.S.; mem. Am. Philos. Ass'n, Am. Psychol.
Ass'n, Acad. Polit. Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi
Gamma Delta. Author: Julius H. Seelye as a Philoso-
pher, The Sphere of the State, The Sphere of Science,
Psychology and Common Life, The Sphere of Re-
ligion. Contb'r North Am. Review articles on The
Scientific Method in Theology, The Basis of Religion:
occasional writer for The Outlook, Internat. Journal
of Ethics and similar publications. Address: Union
Coll., Schenectady, N. Y.


Trustee real estate: b. Brooklyn, May 12, 1866; s.
Eugene A. and Mary C. (Elmendorf) Hoffman; grad.
Stevens Inst., M.E., 188S; Columbia (P. & S.) ; Johns
Hopkins Univ. (fellow); m. April 17, 1895, Louisa N.
Smith; children: Louisa V., b. 1896; Margaret E., b.
1S99; Eugene A., b. 1902. Dir. North River Fire
Ins. Co., Empire City Fire Ins. Co., Lincoln Trust
Co., Fellow Roval Astron. Soc, Mem. 7th Reg't N. G.
N Y. Holland Soc, Sons of Revolution, Soc. Colonial
Wars, St. Nicholas Soc, N. Y. Hist. Soc. (pres.),
Chamber of Commerce, Delta Phi; trustee Am. Scenic
and Historical Preservation Soc, Gen. Theol. Sem.,
N. Y. Coll. of Denistry, Hudson-Fulton Tercentenary
Comm'n. Clubs: Century, Metropolitan. University,
Army and Navy, Saint Elmo, Grolier, Players (N. Y.
City), Metropolitan (Washington, D. C). Address:
258 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Physician and surgeon; b. N. Y. City, July 9, 1S61;
s. Sigmund and Fleurette (Alman) Hofheimer; ed. at
public schools in N. Y. City, Bellevue and N. Y. Univ.
Med. Coll., M.D.. 1SS5; m. N. Y. City, June 22, 18S7,
Rose Clare Leonard; children: Herbert L., b. July 1,
1888 (deceased); Grace Mary, b. Aug. 27, 1891; Leonard
James, b. July 28, 1904. Senior ass't at Neurol. Clinic,
Demilt Dispensary. 1SS6-18S8; attending physician in
Dep't of Gen. Medicine of Harlem Hosp. Out-patient
Dep't, 1888-1890; chief surgeon Out-patient Dep't,
Harlem Hosp., 1S90-1896; attending surgeon St. Eliza-
beth's Hosp. Democrat Roman Catholic. Mem. Har-
lem Med. Ass'n, N. Y. County Med. Soc, N. Y. State
Med. Ass'n, Am. Med. Ass'n, Physicians' Mutual Aid
Association, St. Francis Xavier Sodality. Recreations:
Reading, music and drama, cards and outdoor ex-
ercises. Has been frequently contributor to medical
literature. Address: 123 W. 126th St., N. Y. City.


Sec. Buffalo Commercial Ins. Co.; b. Buffalo, N. Y.,
May 22, 1S54; ed. Buffalo public schools. After leav-
ing school, associated iwith father in ccal and wood
business until 1873, when became clerk with the
Buffalo German Ins. Co., of which was succesively
made cashier, 1874, gen. ass't and chief clerk to sec.



and mg'r 1886, continuing until 1896, when he became
sec. and mg'r Buffalo Commercial Ins. Co. on its org'n,
18d6, in which office continues. Address: Buffalo
Commercial Insurance Co., Buffalo, N. Y.

Jurist; elected asso. judge Supreme Court State of
N. \. for term expiring 1926. Address: Supreme Court
Chambers, Syracuse, N. Y.


Contracting designer; b. New Haven, Conn., Nov.
19, 1S61; s. Samuel J. and Lucy (McLean) Hoggson;
ed. public sens.; m. Nyaek, N. Y., 1S85, Fannie D.
Smith; children: Bruce, Jr., b. 1892; Harriet, b. 1894;
Wallace, b. 1897; MacLean, b. 1899. Originator of
contract designing, new building method. Pres.
Hoggson Bros., Inc., Hatasatah Realty Co.; sec. Mu-
tual Really Co., of New Haven. Republican. Mason
Prt's. Brunswick Sch. for Boys at Greenwich, Conn.
Club: N. Y. Athletic. Address: 7 E. 44th St., N. Y.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 5, 1878; s. Robert J.
and Marie (Noel) Hoguet; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B.,
1S99 (.magna cum laude); Harvard Law Sch., 1902; m.
Paris, June, 1907, Louise Robbins Lynch; 3 children,
with Hornblower, Byrne, Miller & Potter, lawyers,
1902-1905; mem. firm Ivins,, Wolff & Hoguet since
1905. Independent Democrat. Roman Catholic. Mem.
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Delta Upsilon fraternity.
Mg'r N. Y. Catholic Protectory Asylum of St. Vincent
de Paul. Clubs: University, Harvard, Reform. Resi-
dence: 47 E. 92d St. Address: 27 William St., N. Y.


Manufacturer; b. N. Y> City, Sept. 1, 1S50; s. Robert
and Margaret (Smith) Hoile; ed. public schools,
Bryant & Stratton's Commercial Coll.: m. Farming-
dale, N. Y., Dec. 9, 1S74, Annie A. Van Nostrand. Has
traveled extensively throughout the U. S., Including
the Western slope. Dir. Willard Mirror and Frame
Mf'g Co.; sec. and dir. Rubber Balloon Co. of Amer-
ica, Mf'rs Ass'n of N. Y., etc. Veteran 13th Reg't
N.G.N. Y.; former mem. Brooklyn B'd of Ed'n; mem.
Soc. of Old Brocklynites, Masonic Order Masonic
Veterans, B'd of Governors of Brooklyn Home for
Aged Colored People. Republican; Congregationalist.
Recreations: Riding, driving. Address: 198 Mon-
tague St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Educator; b. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., 1S53; s. David \m-
bler and Susan (Bartlett) Bolbrook; grad Hamilton
Coll., A.B., A.M.; Yale, Ph.D., Hamilton; ml New Ha-
ven, Conn., 1S75, Harriette E. C. Northrop; children:
Birdsey Northrop, b. 1877; Seward Armstrong (de-
ceased), Anne Bartlett, b. 1884. Author: Reading of
Our Boys and Girls; editor: The Talisman. Independent;
Pres'byt'n. Mem. Sigma Phi fraternity. Club: Uni-
versity (N. Y.). Residence: Briarcliff Manor, N. Y.
Address: Ossining, N. Y.

Capitalist; pres., treas. and dir. Gorham Mf'g Co.,
of N. Y.; pres. and dir. Silversmiths Co.; trustee Gar-
field Safe Deposit Co., General Fire Extinguisher
Co., dir. Merchants' Nat. Bank, Rhode Island Hosp.
Trust Co., Whiting Mfg Co., American Brass Co Resi-
dence: 6 E. 52d St. Address: 386 Fifth Av.,' N Y


Clergyman; b. Portsmouth, N. H., Feb. 17, 1S57; s.
John R. and Sarah J. (Clark) Holbrook; ed. Phillips
Exeter Acad.; grad. Bowdoin Coll., B.A., 1S77; M.A.
18S0; P. E. Theol. Sch., Cambridge, Mass., B.D., 18S0; m.
Erie, Pa., Oct. 11, 1881, Lucia Austin. Curate St.
Paul's, Erie, Pa., 1880-1881; rector St. Paul's, Bellevue,
O., 1881-1883; St. Paul's, Brunswick, Me., 1883-1888;
St. Peter's, Ashtabula, O., 188S-1891; St. Barnabas
Parish, Troy, N. Y., since Feb., 1S91; mem. Alpha
Delta Phi. Address: Troy, N. Y.

Educator; b. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., Nov., 1857; s. Da-
vid Ambler and Susan (Bartlett) Holtbrook; grad.
Hamilton Coll., A.B., A.M.; m. Poughkeepsie, N. Y.,
June, 1SS6, Caroline Sturgis Candee; children: David
Ambler (deceased), Carolyn, b. 1895. Independent;
Presby'n. Mem. Sigma Phi fraternity. Club: Univer-
sity (N. Y.). Residence: Briarcliff Manor, N. Y. Ad-
dress: Ossining, N. Y.


Surgeon, U. S. N. ; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 26, 1S74;
s. Charles Mortimer and Lucy Jane (Cranston) Hol-
comb; attended publics schs., High Sch., Pratt Inst.,

L. I. Coll. Hasp. (M.D., class 1S9G); interne Brooklyn
Hosp. and St. John's Hosp.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y May
3, 1899, Mary Wells Browning; children: Richmond
Cranston, Jr., b. April 25, 1903; Gladys Browning, b.
Nov. 16, 1004; Browning, b. Aug. 18, 1909; Charles
Mortimer, b. Mar. 7. 1913. Surgeon U. S. N.; instr.
radiology, Naval Med. Sch., Washington, D. C. Served
as acting ass't surgeon, U. S. Army in war with
Spain; in Navy, in Phillippine Insurrection, 1899-
1902. Mem. Ass'n of Military Surgeons of U. S., Nat.
Geog. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Alpha Kappa Kappa fra-
ternity. Resident dir. Navy Mutual Aid Ass'n.
Residence: 2250 Cathedral Av., Washington, T>. C,
and Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: Bureau of Medicine
and Surgery, Navy Dep't, Washington, D. C.


Organist, composer; b. Boston, Mass., 1841; s. John
and Dydia A. Holden; came to N. Y. City in 1S55,
where studied music. Organist more than 30 years
at Ch. of Divine Paternity (Universalist) and Oh. of
Puritans; compositions, anthems, hymns and other
church music number 300; besides songs, part songs,
ballads and choruses. Has edited and compiled nu-
merous collections of music. Mem. N. E. Soc, La-
fayette Post 140, G. A. R., Am. Guild of Organists,
Crescent Lodge No. 402, F. and A. M. Residence:
White Plains, N. Y. Address: 27 W. 42d- St., N. Y.


Banker; b. Mendon, N. Y., Oct. 11, 1S48; s. Timothy
Humphrey and Minerva Jane (Martin) Holden; ed.
Rochester (N. Y.) High Sch.; m. Lim'a, N. Y., Dec. 1,
1870, Eleanor L. Warner; one son: Raleigh. Has been
engaged in the banking business since 1S70. Pres.
village Honeoye Falls; pres. Bank of Honeoye Falls,
Genessee Lime Co.; Honeoye Falls Mf'g Co.; dir. Hone-
oye Falls Furniture Co. One of organizers and dir.
15 years of Rochester Southern R. R., part of Lehigh
Valley system. Mem. B'd of Ed'n Honeoye Falls for
10 years. Connected officially with many other indus-
trial org'ns. Mem. Am. and N. Y. State Bankers'
Ass'ns; trustee Genesee Wesleyan Sem.. Lima, N. Y. ;
trustee Syracuse Univ.; treas. Union Sch., Honeoyff
Falls; pres. Honeoye Cemetery Ass'n; B'd of trustees
of M. E. Ch.; delegate Cen. Conf. M. E. Ch. at Cleve-
land, 1S96, and Baltimore, 1908. Mem. Empire State
Soc S. A. R., Rochester Hist. Soc. etc. Republican.
Mem. M. E. Ch. Clulbs: Masonic, Chamber of Com-
merce, Automobile (Rochester). Address: Honeoye
Falls, N. Y.


Librarian; astronomer; b. St. Louis, Mo., Nov. 5,
1846; s. Edward and Sarah F. (Singleton) Holden;
grad. Washington Un'iv., St. Louis, Mo., B.S., 1866; U.
S. Mil. Aoad., 1870 (M.A., Washington Univ.; Sc.D.,
Univ. of Pacific; LL.D., Univ. of Wis.; LL.D., Columbia
Univ.; Litt.D., Fordham Univ.); m. St. Louis, Mo., 1871,
Mary Chauvenec; children: Malbel, Mildred, Edward.
Lieut, of eng'rs, U. S. A., to 1873; prof, mathematics
U. S. Navy and astronomer to 1881; dir. Washburn
Observatory (Wis.), to 1885; pres. Univ. of Calif, to
1888; dir. Lick Observatory to 1S9S; librarian U. S.
Mil. Acad. (West Point) since 1901. Mem. Nat. Acad,
of Sciences, Am. Philos. Soc, etc.; foreign associate
Royal Astron. Soc: hon. mem. Astron. Soc. France,
etc.; Knight Comd'r Ernestine Order of Saxony;
Knight Royal Order of the Danebrog of Denmark, etc.
Clulb: Century. Address: Mil. Acad., West Point, N. Y.


Architect; lb. Chicago, June 8, 1870; s. Timothy
Nathan and Marian (Hoiwell) Holden; ed. Chicago
Manual Training Sch., Mass. ilnst. Technology, Ecole
des Beaux Arts, Paris; m. N. Y. City, May 15, 1902,
Agnes Johnson; one d.: Anne, b. 1905. Was connected
with offices of Howard & Oaulwell Carrere and Bos-
worth & Holden; now mg'r of Designing Dep't, Hogg-
son Bros. Traveled in Europe, France, Germany, Eng-
land, etc., during his years of study in Paris. Sec.
N. Y. Chapter, Am. Inst. Architects, Architectural
League of N. Y. Recreations: Playing in Amateur
String Quartette (violin); mem. two quartettes. Cluo:
Century. Address: 7E. 44th St., N. Y. City.


Merchant; b. Charlotte, N. Y., Mar. 22, 1849; ed. dis-
trict sch. of same and public and private schs. of
Rochester. Moved to Syracuse, 1867; left coll. before
graduation to enter employ of father as bookkeeper
in a coal business; m. 1st. Belle S., daughter of iDaniel
Stewart, May 13, 1874; 2d, May 10, 1905, Luella S.
Stewart, sister of his first wife. Colgate Univ. con-
ferred the degree of A.M. on him. In 1872 bought an
interest in a coal business in Brooklyn, under the
name of Nelson & Holden; their partnership continued
for 10 years. Mr. Holden returned to Syracuse and



entered firm of 'Holden Bros.; later admitted to firm
and name of same changes to Holden & Son, and
later on admission of 'brother, as Holden & Sons. Pres.
Commercial Nat. Bank of Syracuse, dir. Syracuse Trust
Co.; First Nat. Bank of Syracuse. Nominated to State
Senate, Nov. 3, 1908, and elected. Address: Syracuse,
N. Y.


State Historian and Chief Div. History, Ed'n Dep't;
b. Glens Falls, X. Y., Sept. 17, 1861; s. Hon. Austin
Wells and Elizaibeth (Buell) Holden; father was
widely known as a successful physician and surgeon,
and antiquarian 'and mem. of various hist. socs. in
N. T. and N. E., and author History of Queensbury,
N. Y. (published by Munsell, 1874); mother d. of 'Hon.
Horatio and Elizabeth (McGregor) Buell and niece ot
Sarah Josepha (Buell) Hale, the noted authoress and
editor Godey's Lady's Book from early '50's to late
'70's; grad. Glens Falls Acad., 1881, Williams Coll.,
A.B., 1885, with class honors; m. Glens Falls, N. Y..
June 12, 1889, Mary Belle, d. Charles F. and Isabel
(Verder) Everest; one s.: Everest Buell, 'b. May 22,
1890. Newspaper editor and publisher till 1891; since
then engaged in various enterprises; dir. Glens Falls
Trust Co.; Village trustee, 1893-1894; mem. local B'cl
of Ed'n, 1899-1912 (pres. 1903-1910): one of the four
comm'rs B'd of Public Safety for City of Glens Falls.
Democrat; Episcopalian (warden Ch. of Messiah, Glens
Falls); appt'd State Historian 'by Gov. Dix, 1911.
Trustee and treas. N. Y. State Hist'. Ass'n; corr. mem.
N. Y. Geneal. and Biog. Soc. (N. Y. City), Nat. Geog.
Soc. (Washington), Masonic Hist. Soc, N. Y. City. Has
devoted much time to local history and Americana of
Northern N. Y. ; contb'r to Transactions of N. Y. State
Hist. Ass'n, his monographs on The Half Way Brook
in History, Ticonderoga Campaign of 1775, and "Real
Burial Place of Lord Howe" being especially valuable;
also contlb'r to Nat. Magazine, Encyclopaedia Ameri-
cana, etc., on local topics. Treas. Glens Falls Home
for Aged Women; sec. Crandall Free Library. Mem.
Masonic Order, York and Scottish Rites', dist. deputy

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