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grand master, 21st Masonic Dist., 1906-1908; mem. B.
P. O. Elks, Sons of Veterans, Albany Chapter Sons of
Revolution. Clu'bs: Elks, Masonic, Glens Falls, Fort
Orange, University (Albany). Residence: 27 Elm
St., Glens Falls, N. Y. Address: Ed'n Dep't, Allbany,
N. Y.

HOLDEN, JOHN

Lawyer; b. Clifton, N. Y Mar. 30, 1862; s. Isaac and
Esther (Stead) Holden; grad. Yale Univ., 1884; m.
Sterling, .Mass., Nov. 22, 1892, Florence H. Heywood;
children: Hevwood, Constance. Practising law In N.
Y. City. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., New England
Soc. Residence: 8 Rocnelle Park Blvd., New Rochelle,
N. Y. Address: 141 Broadway, N. Y. City.

HOLDEN, WILLIAM

Clergyman; grad. St. Stephen's Coll., B.A., 1883; Gen.
Theol. Sem., 1886, D.D., St. Stephen's College, June,
1910. Ordered deacon. 1886. by Bishop Littlejohn, or-
dained priest, 1887. by Bishop Paret, in Episcopal
ministry. Formerly at St. John's Parish, Washington,
D. C, 1886-1888; St. Peter's Ch., Hazleton, Pa., 1888-
1889; Florence, N. J., 1889-1891; Northport, L. I., 1S91-
1900; archdeacon of Suffolk Co., 1899. Rector St.
James' Ch., St. James, L. I., and archdeacon delegate
to Gen. Conv., 1904, 1910. Address: St. James, L. 1.,
N. Y.

HOLLANDER, ELMER RAND

Manufacturer; b. Boston, Mass., Aug. 16, 1870; s.
Louis Preston and Emma Louise (Rand) Hollander;
attended Phillips Exeter Acad.; m. Boston, Mass., Dec.
19, 1894, Lonetta Leslie; one s.: Louis Preston, 2d,
b. Jan. 16, 1896. Established Fiat automobiles in
France, 1902, England, 1903, and America, 1903; v.-p.
Fiat Automobile Co., 1907-1912; pres. Fiat Motor Sales
Co., since 1912. Also treas. and dir. Securities Press
Co.; dir. F. I. A. T., Poughkeepsie. Served three years
in 1st Corps of Cadets, Boston, Mass. Vol. Militia,
1890-1893. Unitarian. Mem. Sons of Revolution, Soc.
War of 1812, Alumni Ass'n of Phillips Exeter Acad.
Clubs: New York, Corinthian Yacht CMarblehead),
Atlantic Yacht, Amateur Billiard. Residence: 471 Park
Av. Address: 1776 Broadway, N. Y. City.

HOLLEY, MARIETTA

Author; 'b. near Adams, N. Y. ; d. John M. and Mary
(Taber) Holley; ed. at local schools and at home
extremely fond of music, which she taught for several
years, but decided to devote herself to literature, and
earlv began to contribute to magazines. First book,
My Opinions and Betsy Bobbett's, proved a success,
having large sale in this country and being repub-
lished in Europe. Author: Samantha at the Cen-



tennial: My Wayward Pardner, 1880; The Morman
Wife (illustrated poem), 1880; Miss Richard's Boy,
1883: Sweet Cicely, 1885; Samantha at Saratoga, 1887;
Poems, 1887; Samantha Among the Brethren, 1890;
Samantha Among the Colored Folks, 1892; Samantha
at the World's Fair, 1894; Samantha in Europe, 1S9B;
serial: Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife,
1900; Samantha at the St. Louis Exposition, 1904;
Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife, 1905;
Samantha vs. Josiah, 1906; Samantha On Children's
Rights, 1908; Samantha at Long Island and a Thou-
sand Other Islands, 1911; Samantha on the Woman
Question. 1913; has also contributed largely to maga-
zines and periodicals. Recreations: Music, reading and
motoring. Address: Pierrepont Manor, Jefferson Co.,
N. Y.

HOLLICK, CHARLES ARTHUR

Curator; >b. New Brighton, N. Y., Feb. C, 18.37; s.
Frederick and Eleanor Eliza (Bailey) Hollick; ed.
private schs., in N. Y. City and Wiesbaden, Germany;
grad. Columbia Coll. Sch. of Mines, Ph.B.. 1879; Ph.D.,
Columbian (Now George Washington) Univ., Wash-
ington, D. C, 1897; m. Port Richmond, N. Y., Sept. 19,
1882 Adeline Augusta Talkington; children: Eleanor
Adeline, b. 1884; Roger Frederick, b. 1886; Grace
Eaton, b. 1888. ISupt. Mexican mine, Mariposa Co.,
Calif., 1889; engaged in sanitary eng'ring, 18S1-1890;
ass't dept. geology, Columbia Coll., 1S92; tutor, 1S93-
1901; curator dept. fossil botany, X. Y. Bot. Garden,
since 1901; geologist, U. S. Geol. Survey. Traveled
extensivel,- through the West and Alaska: also did
considerable field 'work for the State Geol. Surveys
of N. Y. and X. J., Md. and (La.; assisted in org'n of
good govt, and Citizens' Union movements, serving as
trustee officer and mem. of corns.; mem. New Brighton
B'd of Health, 18S6-1894; comm'r and pres. Port Rich-
mond (X. Y.) Boulevard Comm'n, 1896; comm'r. v.-p.
and pres. Richmond Co. Park Comm'n. 1897-19n4: mem.
B'd of Ed'n, City of X. Y., 1907-1910; sec. and trustee
Staten Island Ass'n Arts and Sciences. Republican.
Mem. A.A.A.S., Geol. Soc. America, Bot. Soc. America,
Paleontological Soc. America, N. Y. Acad, of Science.
Am. Ass'n Museums, Staten Island Ass'n of Arts and
Sciences (trustee), (Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity,
Sigma Xi Soc. Recreations: Golf, bowling. Clubs:
Torrev Botanical, Staten Island, Richmond County
Country. Residence: Wall St., New Brighton, S. I.,
N. Y. 'Address: N. Y. Botanical Garden, Bronx Park,
N. Y. City.

HOLLINS, HARRY BOWLY

Banker, broker; b. X. Y. City, Sept. 5, 1S54; s. Frank
and Elizabeth (Coles) 'Hollins; ed. private schs.; m.
X. Y. City, 1ST7, Evelina Knapp. Entered employ of
Levi P. Morton & Co., 1870; later became clerk in
office of D. P. Morgan & Co.; cashier for Oakley &
Co., 1873, the same year cashier for John D. Prince
& Co.: organized ins. brokerage firm Grundy, Hollins
& Martin, 1873 and banking and brokerage firm H. B.
Hollins & Co., 1878, of which is senior mem. One of
organizers Knickerbocker Trust Co. V.-p. Central
R. R. & Banking Co. of 6a.; Internat. Bank of Mexico:
dir. Corp'n Trust Co., Trust Co. of America, Havana
Tobacco Co., N. America Safe Deposit Co., Central
Union Gas Co., Northern Union Gas Co., Lands Pur-
chase Co., Publishers' Paper Co., lOtb & 23d St. Ferry
Co. L. I. Motor Parkway, Inc. Clubs: Metropolitan,
Knickerbocker, Union, Racquet. Address: 13 Wall St.,
X. Y. City.

HOLLISTER, WILLIAM HENRY, JR.

Lawyer; b. Coxsackie, X. Y., Oct. 11, 1847; s. William
Henry and Judith Ann Hollister; ed. Phillips Acad.,
Andover, Mass., and Hudson River Inst., Claveraek.
N. Y.; grad. Williams Coll., 1S70 (prize orator), editor
of (Williams Quarterly; mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon
fraternity; elected mem. Phi Beta Kappa and class
day pres.: studied law in Troy, N. Y., 1871-1S74; m.
Troy, N. Y., 1878, J. Frances, d. Joseph Hillman; one
son, 'Joseph. In the Census' Bureau at Washington,
1870-1871; admitted to bar at Binghamton, X. Y 1874;
has practised law in Troy since then. Elder in Second
Presbv'n Ch. cf Troy since 18S4, and clerk of Session;
pres. B'd of Trustees in Second Presby'n Ch. since
1881; comm'r from Trov Presbytery to Presby'n Gen.
Assembly at Minneapolis, 18S6; mem. Synod of X. Y..
1S9S-1901; pres. of comm'n to locate public market
in Trov, 1899; school comm'r of Troy, 1878-1S81: one
of founders of Trov Record, 1S95; pres. co. until 1903;
pres N. Y. State Convention of -Y. M. C. A., at King-
ston, 1900; dir. Y. M. C A. of Troy since 1895; elected
alumni trustee Williams Coll., 1901, sec. of b'd for
three years; trustee Trov Orphan Asylum since 1S73;
treas. 'Silver I'.-.-.y Ass'n for Christian Conferences and
Training, at Lake George, and mem. Exec. Com. Mem.
Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Residence: 43 First
St. Address: 202 Cannon PI.. Troy. X. Y.



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HOLM, CHARLES F.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, March S, 1S02; s. Carl and
Mar,- (Martienssen) Holm; ed. High Sch. Schwerein,
Germany, after leaving private sch. in N. Y. in 1871;
m. 1st, N. Y. City, June, 18S4, Caroline Martienssen;
2<1. March, 1907, Grace Boiese; children: Una, Ion C,
Tertia, Grace Q. Organized cooperative trade corp'ns,
the first being in 1SSS. Among them being United
Nat. Bank, 1901, and Hudson Trust Co., 1006; Con-
sumer Brewing Co. of N. Y., L'td; United Wine and
Trading Co., Am. Exchange Cigar Co.. Excelsior Brew-
ing Co., Franco-Am. Baking Co.. Consumers Pie Bak-
ing Co. Fred Munch Brewing Co., etc. Senior mem.
law firm of Holm, Whitloek & Scarff. Counsel and dir.
Hudson Trust Co. Capt. Company C, 14th Reg't, until
1904. Republican; Lutheran. Recreations; Horse-
back riding, boating. Hon. mem. of Plattdeutscher
Volksfest Vereen of N. Y. Clubs; Riding and Driving
(Brooklvn) Montauk (Brooklyn). Address: 35 Nassau
St., N. Y. City.
HOLMES, ARTEMAS H.

Lawyer; b. Galena, 111., May 16, 1S49; s. Artemas
Lawrence and Marv Margaret (Bloomer) Holmes; ed.
Washington Univ., St. Louis, Mo.; grad. Phillips Acad.,
Exeter N. H., 1S66; Harvard Coll. A.B., 1870; Harvard
Law Sch., 1871; m. May 20, 1S80, Lillian Stokes; chil-
dren: Artemus, Mrs. John D. Crimmins, Jr.; Hilda.
Was admitted to the N. Y. Bar, 1S74, and has been in
gen. practice since. Mem. Law Inst.. Sons of Revo-
lution. Club: University. Address: 453 Madison Av.,
N. Y. City.

HOLMES, CLAY W.

Manufacturer; b. Le Raysville, Pa., Sept. 26, 1S4S;
s. Daniel and Lois (Wood) Holmes; grad. Lafayette
Coll., EaSton, 'Pa., A.B., 1869, A.M.. 1874; m. Nov. 2,
1S71, Charlotte Stevens; one d., Flora Lois. Engaged
in the retail drug business. Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1872-
1876; wholesale druggist and mf'r, Elmira, N. Y.,
1877-1884; mfg Frostilla, a toilet preparation, since
1885; mem. Elmira Citv Council, 1888-1885; publisher
Elmira Daily Advertiser, 1889-1905; pres. Hygeia
Refrigerating Co., Chemung Valley Mutual Loan Ass'n,
Turner Electric Co., Elmira Water B'd., Minnequa
Furniture Co., Canton, Pa.; v.-p. First Nat. Bank of
Canton Pa.; mem. B'd of Ed'n. Republican; Baptist.
Mem. Mil. Order Loyal Legion, iS. A. R., Sons of Vet-
erans, Ivy Lodge, F. and A. M.; Elmira Chapter,
R. A. M. ; St. Omer's Commandery, Knights Templar,
Corning Consistory; life mem. Am. and N. Y. State
Pharm. Ass'ns; trustee Y. M. C. A. Clubs: Century,
Automobile of America (N. Y. City), Country, Auto-
mobile (Elmira). Address. Elmira, N. Y.

HOLMES, DAVID H.

Professor Latin and Greek; b. Battle Ground, Ind.,
March 21, 1865; s. David and Samantha E. (Webster)
Holmes; grad. Ohio Wesleyan Univ., A. B., 1SS5, A.M.,
1S88; scholar in Sanskrit and fellow in Greek and
Sanskrit, John Hopkins Univ., 1892-1893, Ph.D., 1S93;
prof. Latin Allegheny Coll., 1S94; student in Univs. of
Berlin and Bonn, Germany 1S95; prof. Univ. of Kan.,
1895-1897; instr. in Latin, N. Y. High Schs. since 1S9S.
Author of Index Lysiacus and Die mit Praepositionen
Zusammengesetzten Verben bei Thukydides. Editor-
in-chief of N. Y. Latin Leaflet, 1900-1907; teacher in
Eastern Dist. High Sch., Brooklyn, since, 1900; founded
N. Y. Latin Club, 1900; founded N. Y. High Sch. Coll.
Entrance Scholarship Fund, 1900, completed in 1907:
founded The N. Y. Latin Leaflet, 1900-1907, noAv The
Classical Weekly. Independent; Congregationalist
(mem. Broadway Tabernacle). Organized Male High
Sch. Teachers' Ass'n of N. Y. City. Mem. Philol. Ass'n
and various edn'l ass'ns. Recreations: Motor boat-
ing, owner "Tycny" motor boat. Clubs: Colonial
Yacht, Teachers' Yacht (commo.). Delta Tau Delta.
Address: 633 Riverside Drive., N. Y. City.

HOLMES, EARLES F.

Insurance manager; b. Chicago, Dec. 2, 1861. Ent-
ered mercantile life with the firm of J. V. Farwell &
Co. of Chicago; withdrew from it a few years later to
engage in the business of life and accident insurance
as solicitor; was Sec. Inter-State Casualty Co. until
that institution merged with the Pacific Mutual Life
Ins. Co. of Calif.: continued as Eastern sec. of the
latter corp'n until 1903, when became interested in
other lines of business. Since 1906 one of tihe man-
agers of New Y'ork office of The Travelers Ins. Co. of
Hartford, Conn. Clubs: New York Athletic, Hardware.
Residence: Ridgefield, Conn. Address: 76 William St.,
N. Y. City.

HOLMES, ERNEST RAYMOND

Tourist conductor, journalist, travel lecturer: b.
Wapello, Iowa, Aug. 17, 1868; grad. from Univ. of
Neb., B.L., 1-890. A.M.. 189S (Romance languages); m.
1S96, Kittie Shackelton. City editor Daily Hub.



Kearney, Neb., 1890-1891; exchange editor Neb, State
Journal, 1891-1893; imade bicycle lour of Europe, 1893-
1894, as correspondent Chicago Tribune and Lincoln
Journal; city editor Lincoln Journal, 1894-1898; stu-
dent in Romance languages, philology, University of
I'a lis, College de France. Ecole des Chartes, 1898-
1899; attache U. S. Comm'n to Paris Exp'n, 1899-1901:
I iiiv 'led in Italy, France, Belgium, Holland and Eng-
land during this European stay, and corresponded for
American papers and magazines; assistant editor of
Success magazine, 1901-1906; in 1906-1907 visited
Lilian. China and Europe, and made tour of the world
via Egypt, India, Burma, Ceylon, China and Japan
Summer 1907 made circuit of South America, taking
first party of tourists ever visiting that continent:
in spring of 1908 visited Egvpt, Palestine, Turkey,
Greece and Italy; 1910. 1911, 1913, completed world
tours, adding Java, Malay Peninsula. Manchuria and
Korea to countries visited. Contb'r to various maga-
zines, joint author (with O. S. Marden) of Every Man
a King (T. Y. Crowell). Address: 245 Broadway, N.
Y. City.

HOLMES, NORTRUP RAYMOND

Lawyer; b. East Worcester, N. Y., Jan. 17, 1879; s.
John B. and Marv E. (Tdbev) Holmes; ed. Worcester
Acad., Troy (N. Y.) High Sch., Troy Acad., Union Coll.;
STad. Albany Law Sch., LL.B., 1901; m. June 7, 1904,
Bertha May Snyder; one son: Alton R., b. 1906. Mem.
Union Coll. Alumni Ass'n; Union Univ. Alumni Ass'n;
Albany Law Sch. Alumni Ass'n. Clubs: Pafraet Dael,
Troy Country. Address: Troy, N. Y.

HOLMES, OLIVER WENDELL

Associate justice of U. S. Supreme Court; b. Boston,
Mass., March S. 1841; s. Dr. Oliver Wendell (poet,
novelist) and Amelia L. (Jackson) Holmes; grad. Har-
vard Coll., A.B., 1S61. LL.B., 1866; hon. LL.D., 1895;
LL.D., Yale Univ., 1886; D.C.L., Oxford Univ., 1909;
LL.D., Univ. of Berlin. 1910, and Williams Coll.; m.
June 17, 1872, Fanny Dixwell. Practised law in firm
Shattuck, Holmes, & Munroe, 1873-1882 ; prof, of law,
Harvard Coll., 1882; asso. Supreme Court of Mass.,
1SS2-1S99; chief justice, 1899-1902; appt'd asso. justice
of Supreme Court of U. S., 1902. Author: The Com-
mon Law, 1881, also of volume of speeches (Little,
Brown & Co.); editor Am. Law Review, 1870-1873,
and 12th edition of Kent's Commentaries, 1873.
Comm'nd 1st lieut. 20th Mass. Vol. Inf., Julv, 1861;
capt., 1862; appt'd a.-d.-c. to Brig.-Gen. H. G. Wright;
breveted major, lieut. -col. and col.; wounded at Balls
Bluff, Antietam, and Fredericksburg. Corr. fellorw
British Acad. Address: 1720 I St., Washington, D. C.

HOLMES, SAMUEL VAN VRANKEN

Clergyman; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., March 23, 1862; s,
Rev. John McC. and Frances (Van Vranken) Holmes:
ed. Williams Coll., A.B.," 1883, A.M., 1886, D.D., 1903,
Berlin Univ., 1883-1884; grad. Princeton Theol. Sem.,
1887; m. June 15. 1887, Helen Stanton, of Bridgeport,
Conn.; children: Marguerite, b. 1888; Richard Stanton,
b. 1S89. Installed minister Nov., 1887; pastor Presby'n
Ch Richfield Springs, N. Y., 1887-1892; asso. pastor
First Preslbv'n Ch., Washington, D. C. 1S92-1893; pas-
tor Westminster Ch., Buffalo, N. Y., since 1S93. Clubs:
Westminster, University (Buffalo). Address: Buffalo,
N. Y.

HOLT, GEORGE CHANDLER

Jurist; b. 'Mexico, N. Y., Dec. 31, 1843; s. S. Hiram
and Marian (Chandler) Holt; grad. Yale Univ., A. B..
1866, LL.D., 1894; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1869; m.
1871, Mary Louisa Bowen. Practising law at N. Y.
bar until 1898; referee in bankruptcy, 1898-1903; since
then, judge of the U. S. District Court for the South-
ern 'Dist. of N. Y. Republican. Mem. Fine Arts Soc,
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Sons of the Revolution. Clubs:
Yale, Centurv, Lawyers. Residence: 40 W. 59th St.
Address: P. O. Building, N. Y. City.

HOLT, HAMILTON

Editor of The Independent: b. Brooklyn, Aug. 19,
1872; s. Judge George C. and Mary L. (Bowen) Holt;
ed. public schs., Columbia Grammar Sch.; grad. Yale,
A.B., 1894; post-grad, study in sociology and eco-
nomics. Columbia Univ., 3 years: m. Baltimore, Md.,
Feb. 18, 1899, Alexina C Smith; children: Beatrice, b.
1900; Leila Stuart, b. 1901; John Eliot, b. 1904; George
Chandler, b. 1909. With editorial dep't of N. Y. Inde-
pendent since graduation, of which is now editor.
Independent in politics. Has spoken and presided on
political platform on several occasions. Mem. Fusion
"Com. of 100" in 1909 and "Com. of 107" in 1913. Trav-
eled to The Hague in summer of 1907, to study at
first hand the Second Hague Conf.. about which has
since given some 100 lectures in schools, colleges and
clubs. Decorated, 1909, by the Emperor of Japan with
the Order of the Sacred Treasure. Congregationalist.
Mem. Simplified Spelling B'd; permanent arbitrator



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between Cloak, Suit and Skirt Mf'rs and Int. Ladies'
Garment Workers' Union; trustee Am. Coll. for Girls,
Constantinople, Turkey; mem. exec. com. N. Y. Peace
Soc, Am. Ass'n of Labor Legislation, Japan Soc. of
N. Y., Friends of Russian Freedom; mem. Am. Peace
Soc, Woman's Trade Union League Soc. Internat.
Conciliation. Author: . Undistinguished Americans,
1906; "Commercialism" Journalism, 1910. Clubs: Cen-
tury, Authors. X. Address: Care The Independent, 119
W. 40th St., N. Y. City.

HOLT, HENRY

Author, publisher; b. Baltimore, Md., Jan. 3, 1840;
s. Dan and Ann Eve (Siebold) Holt; grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B., 1862; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1864; LL.D..
Univ. Vt, 1901; to. 1st, June 11, 1863, Mary Florence
West (died March 7, 1879); 2d, Dec. 2, 1886. Florence
Taber; children: Roland, Winifred, Edith, Henry, Jr.,
Eliot, Sylvia. Pres. publishing corp'n Henry Holt &
Co.; was first chm'n IN. Y. Univ. Settlement Soc; first
chm'n Univ. Club Library; trustee Am. Geog Soc;
1891-1910, fellow A.A.A.S.; mem. Am. Polit. Science
Ass'n, Am. Economic Ass'n, Met. Museum of Art, N. Y.
Bot. Ass'n, Municipal Art Soc, Scientific Alliance,
Am. Museum of Natural History, Fine Arts Soc, Sons
of Revolution. Author: Calmire Man and Nature,
1892 (6th edition, 1906); Talks on Civics, 1901 (3d
edition On the Civic Relations, 1907); Sturmsee Man
and Man, 1905 (3d edition, 1906), and sundry review
articles. Recreations: Music, landscape gardening.
Clubs: Authors (presiding officer, 1908-1912), Century,
University, Yale, City. Address: 34 W. 33d St., N. Y.
City.

HOLT. HENRY CHANDLER

Banker; b Spuyten Duyvil, N. Y., Jan. 13, 1881; s.
Hon. George C and Mary L. (Bowen) Holt; prepared
for Coll. at "Woodstock Acad., and Phillips, Andover;
grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1903. Ass't sec. Central Trust
Co. of N. Y. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity
and Skull & Bones at Yale; Mason. Treas. N. Y.
Women's League for Animals. Club: Yale. Resi-
dence: 40 Central Park S. Address: Central Trust Co.
of N. Y., Madison Av. and 42nd St.. N. Y.

HOLT, LUTHER EMMETT

Physician; b Webster, N. Y., March 4, 1855; s.
Horace and Sabrah (Curtice) Holt; ed. Collegiate Inst.,
Marion, N. Y., Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1875, A.M.,
1878, LL.D., 1901; Sc. D., Columbia, 1904, Coll. Phys.
and Surg., N. Y. City, 1880; m. N. Y. City, April 29,
1886, Linda ; F. Mairs; children: Evelyn, Horace, Cal-
vert, Emmett. Prof, diseases of children, Coll. Phys.
and Surg., N. Y. City; attending physician to Babies'
Hosp. since 1890, to N. Y. Foundling Hosp. since
1899. Mem. Am. Pediatric Soc. (pres. 1898); mem.
Ass'n Am. Physicians. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, hon. mem.
Gesellschaft fur Kinderheilkude, Germany. Author:
Care and Feeding of Children, 1st ed. 1894, 6th ed. 1912;
Diseases of Infancy and Childhood, 1st ed. 1896, 6th ed.
1911, and of many papers in current med. literature re-
lating to diseases of children. Mem. Advisory B'd N.
Y. Health Dep't. ; dir. and sec. Rockefeller Inst. Med.
Research. Recreations: Golf, horseback riding. Clubs:
University, City, St. Andrews, Riding, Automobile, N.
Y. City. Residence (summer): Panther Point Camp,
Upper Saranac, Adirondack Mountains. Address: 14 W.
55th St., N. Y. City.

HOLT, ROLAND

Publisher; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 18, 1S67; s. Henry and
Mary Florence (West) Holt; ed. at various New York
schools, chiefly the Berkeley Sch., Yale, A.B. (honor in
English), 1890. At Yale, was one of editors of Cour-
ant, and for a time dramatic critic New Haven Pal-
ladium. In 1890 joined the HenTy Holt Co., and on its
incorporation, 1903, became v.-p. Author: The Oper-
atic Situation-Theatre, July, 1902; a Symphony for
Everyone (Tschaikowsky's Pathetic Musician), Jan.,
1904; The Measure of a Song (Bookman, July, 1909);
A Child Until He Die (Yale Courant, July, 1910).
Traveled in Europe summers of 1896 and 1901 and
1910. Pres. Citizens' Union Club, 29th Assembly Dist,
189S. Cleveland Democrat; an incorporator of The
Century Opera Co., dir. N. Y. Center of the Drama
League of America (1913). Mem. Municipal Art Soc,
Sons of Revolution, Civil Service Reform Ass'n. Rec-
reations: Reading, tennis, theatre, opera, orchestral
concerts. Clubs: City, Yale. Address: 34 W. 33d St.,
N. Y. City.
HOLT, WINIFRED

Sculptor; b. N. Y. City; d. Henry (publisher) and
Mary Florence (West) Holt; ed. private sens., finish-
ing at Brearly Sch., N. Y. City; studied art in Flor-
ence, Italy, and elsewhere in Europe and America.
Principal works in sculpture have been portraits and
bas reliefs, including those of Misses Helen Keller
anfi Mary Sinclair, and Hon. Carl Schurz. Has ex-



hibited at Architectural League and Nat. Sculpture
Soc, N. Y. City, and at Berlin and Florence, in Eu-
rope. Founder and sec. N. Y. Ass'n for the Blind, Inc.;
founded, 1905, London Ticket Bureau for the Blind;
founded, 1906, Buffalo Asa'n for the Blind. In 1908
went as delegate from N. Y. to Internat. Conv. of
Workers for Blind at Manchester, Eng,, speaking on
Prevention of Blindness, and The Housing of Blind.
Was mainly instrumental in securing openings in 1912
and 1913 for the Emma L. Hardy Memorial Home at
Cornwall-on-Hudson. and in N. Y. City. The Bourne
Workshop and The New Lighthouse (headquarters
formally opened by President Taft), for N. Y. Ass'n
for Blind. Author: Short Life of Henrv Fawcett, the
Blind Postmaster General of England (for children),
1911. Address: 44 E. 78th St., N. Y. City.
HOLTER, EDWIN OLAF

Lawyer; b. Helena, Mont., 1871; s. A. M. Holter; ed.
Phillips Exeter Acad., 1890; grad. Yale Univ., A. B.,
1894; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1897; m. Albany, N.
Y., 1903, Sarah P. Sage. Mem. law firm Holter, Ingalls
& Guthrie. Republican. Served in Spanish-American
War as lieut. U. S. Vols.; aide on staff of Gen. Adel-
bert Ames; served two years as State comm'r prisons;
and was mem. of Parole B'd and Com. on New Pen-
sions. Clubs: Metropolitan, University, Racquet, Re-
publican, Yale, Midday, Knollwood. Residence: 105
E. 73d St. Address: 60 Broadway, N. Y. City.

HOLTZMANN, JACOB L.

Lawyer; b. Rohatyn, Austria, March 10, 1885; s.
Henry and Theresa (Borenfeld) Holtzmann; ed.
Brooklyn public schs., Brooklyn Boys' High Sch., and
N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1905; unmarried. Law partner
of Hon. Charles B. Law, former mem. Congress;
delegate to Rep. Nat. Conv., held at Chicago, 1912;
was one of first delegates to advocate the nomina-
tion of Theodore Roosevelt; took leading part in
organizing Nat. Progressive Party in 'N. Y., and one
of ten incorporators of that party; delegate to first
Progressive Party conv., sec. of State com.; chm'n
Law Com. of N. Y. State Com., counsel for party in
many of its legal proceedings during 1912 campaign.
Was candidate for Congress in 10th Dist. (Brooklyn),
N. Y., on Progressive ticket and was beaten in close
fight by Herman A. Metz, running 400 votes ahead of
Roosevelt. Mem. Knights of Pythias, Royal Arcanum,
Independent Order Brith Abraham, Brooklyn League,
Brooklyn Bar Ass'n, N. Y. Lawyers' Ass'n and many
civic, social and charitable org'ns. Address; 111
Broadway, N. Y. City.

HOLTZOFF, LAZARUS S.

Custom house broker; b. in Russia, May 20, 1863;
grad. St. Petersburg Univ. with honors, 1887; m. St.
Petersburg, Aug., 1883. Mary Holtzoff; children:
Alexander, Zoe, Anna. Russian jurist, practised law
in St. Petersburg 1887 to 1895; moved to New York
as representative of the Russian Transportation Co.;
now head of firm of L. S. Holtzoff & Co. Democrat.
Author: "Contemporary America," published in New
York in the Russian language in 1907; also occa-
sional contributor to Russian periodicals. Club: Press.
Residence: 160 W. 127th St., New York. Address: 19
Broadway, N. Y. City.

HOLZWARTH, FRANKLIN JAMES

Educator; b. Lafargeville, N. Y., Dec. 3, 1865; s.
Andrew and Fredericka (Fritz) Holzwarth; ed. Syra-
cuse (N. Y.) High Sch., 1880-1882; Northwestern Coll.,
1882-1884; grad. Syracuse Univ., A.B., 1887; post-grad,
course at same, 1887-1890, A.M., 18S8, and Ph.D., 1890;



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