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grad. Northeastern G.-ammar Sch., Hartford, Conn.,
1880; Hartford Public High Sch., 1884; Brown Univ.,
B.A., 1888; Rochester Theol. Sem., 1891; D.D., Univ.
of Rochester, 1901; Brown Univ.. 1909; m. Providence,
R. I., July 28, 1891, Florence I. Newell; children: Eric
Newell, Ethel "Wilbur, Myra Seymour, Harold Robin-
son. Pastor Lake Av. Bapt. Ch., Rochester, N. Y.,
1891-1909; Internat. Sec. Y. M. C. Ass'ns, since May,
L909. Traveled extensively in Egypt, Palestine and
Europe, 1900; again in Europe, 1904-1908. V.-p. Roch-
ester Good Gov't Club, 1894-1902. Independent in pol-
itics. Mem. various ministerial ass'ns. Delta Kappa
Epsilon fraternity. Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Trustee
Rochester Theol. Sem. since 1896; pres. B'd of Trus-
tees since 1913. Pres. N. Y. State Christian Endeavor
Union, 1S96. Mason. 33'; grand chaplain Grand
Lodge, F. and A. M., State of N. Y., 1905-1907. Club:
Rochester Masonic. Address: 151 Saratoga Av., Roch-
ester, N. Y. Address: 124 E. 28th St., N. Y. City.

BARBOUR, ROBERT PORTER

Fire insurance; b. Augusta, N. Y., Aug. 25, 1872;
s. Philander and Amelia (Leland) Barbour; ed. in
common and high schs. Engaged in mercantile pur-
suits, 1892-1898, then entered office of Greenwich
Ins. Co., N. Y. Cdt> ; became connected, in 1001, with
U. IS. Branch, N. British and Mercantile Ins. Co. of
London & Edinburgh; is now gen. ag't. Organized,
1902, and was sec, 1902-1905, and pres., 1305-1907,
of Ins. Soc. of N. Y. ; first org'n of its kind in this
country; mem. Nat. Fire Protection Ass'n. Republi-
can; Presby'n. Past master Adelphic Lodge, 34S, F.
and A. M. Recreations: Outdoor sports. Address:
76 William St., N. Y. City.

BARBOUR, WILLIAM

Banker, mf'r; b. N. Y. City; s. Thomas Barbour;
ed. private schs.; m. Adelaide Sprague; four sons:
Thomas, Robert, William W., Fritz K. Pres. Bar-
bour Bros. Co., The Linen Thread Co., Algonquin Co.,
Passaic, N. J.; Dumbarton Flax Spinning Co., Finlav-
son Flax Spinning Co., Am. Net & Twine Co., U. S.
Twine & Net Co.. Hamilton Trust Co.. Paterson; Dun-
dee Water Power & Land Co.. W. & J. Knox Net &
Twine Co., North Jersey Rapid Transit Co., Barbour
Flax Spinning Co.; trustee Wash. Trust Co.; dir. First
Nat. Bank of Paterson, Hanover Nat. Bank, Pintsch
Compressing Co., Safety Car Heating & Lighting Co..
United Shoe Machinery Co.. U. S. Smelting. Refining
& Mining Co. Pres. Am. Protective Tariff League,

1910. Republican. Clubs: Union League. Republican.
Residence: 11 W. 53d St. Address: 96 Franklin St.,
N. Y. City.

BARCLAY, WRIGHT

Real estate operator; b. X. Y. City; s. Henry An-
thony and Clara Oldfield (Wright) Barclay; first an-
cestor on father's side, Rev. Thomas Barclay, came
here from England, 1707, and great-great-grand-
father was Rev. Henry Barclay, rector of Trinity
Ch., 1746; ed. St. Marks Sch., Southborough, Mass.';
m. 1st., 1903, Mrs. Louise Fontaine Venable, nee
Louise Mitchell, of Louisville, Ky. (died 1904); 2d,

1911, Mrs. A. Browning Prentice, nee Maud Brevoort
Fowler. Started real estate business, 1898, now pres.
real estate corp'n known as Wright Barclay, Inc.
Expert in values; principal work has been develop-
ment along line of Fourth Av., where, largely
througn his efforts, surrounding property has been
built up to a wonderful degree. V.-p. Barclay Real-
ty Co., owners of Barclay Bld'g, 299 Broadway. For-
merly dir. and sec. Real Estate B'd of Brokers, City
of N. Y. Enlisted in Co. K, 7th Reg't. N.G.N.Y., 1S96.



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serving 11 years. Recreations: Riding, driving-.
Clubs: Piping iloek. Calumet. Residence: 7 \V. 81st
St. and Bay shore, L. I., N. V.

BARD, ALBERT SPRAGUE

Lawyer; b. Norwich, Conn., Dec. 19, 1S06; s. Charles
and Eliza Perkins (Daniels) Hard; attended Norwini
public sehs., Norwich Free Acad., St. John's Sch.,
Manlius, N. v.; Amherst Coll., A.B., 1SSS; Harvard
Law Sch., LLP... Is:'.'; A M., Harvard, 1S92; unmar-
ried. With Hornblower, Byrne, Miller & Potter, at-
torneys-at-law, 1S92-1901; mem. Bard & Calkins since
1901. Dir. and counsel U. S. Finishing Co. Inde-
pendent. Mem, Chi 1'si fraternity, Ass'n Bar City of
X Y.: see. Municipal Art Soc. of N. Y. Clubs: Uni-
versity, City, Harvard. Residence: The Rovalton, 44
W. 44th St. Address: 25 Broad St., N. Y. City.

BARDEEN, CHARLES WILLIAM

Publisher, editor; b. Groton, Mass., Aug. 28, 1S47;
s. William Thomas and Mary Ann (Farnsworth) Bar-
deen; grad. Lawrence Acad., Groton, Mass.; Yale, A.B.,
1869; m. New Haven, Conn,, 1S6S, Ellen Palmer Dick-
erman; children: Charles Russell, b. 1S71; Bertha
Foote, b. 1S73; Beatrice, b. 1S75; Norman, b. 1877;
Ethel, b. 1S79. Enlisted in 1st Mass. Vols., July, 1S62,
serving until regiment was discharged, May 25, 1864.
Principal High Sch., Meriden, Conn., 1SGS; (Weston
(Conn.) Boarding Sch., 1S69; v.-p. State Normal Sch.
of Conn.. 1S70; became sch. sup't at Whitehall. N Y.,
1S72; established Sch. Bulletin. 1S74, and has since
been its editor and publisher; in charge of edn'l
publications. World's Congress. 1S93; dir. Nat. Edn'l
Ass'n, 1S91-1895; pres. Edn'l Press Ass'n, 1900-1903;
fellow Am. Geog. Soc; mem. A. A. A. S., Am. Social
Science Ass'n. Author: Manual of School Law, 1S75;
Roderick Hume, 1S75; The Song Budget, 1S78; Some
Facts About Our Public Sch. System. 187S: Edn'l
Journalism. 1SS1; Verbal Pitfalls. Outlines of Sen-
tence Making, 1SS4; Teaching as a Business for
Men, ISSo; A System of Rhetoric, 1S84; The Teacher's
Commercial Value. 1SS5: Physiology, 1SS4: Organ-
ization and System vs. Originality. 1890' The Tax-
payer and the Township System, 1S91: The Song Cen-
tury, 1888; The Little Old Man, or the School for Il-
liberal Mothers, 1893; History of Educational Jour-
?j a o- S "V n Ne w.York, 1893; Teaching as a Business,
if! ."i me Problems of City School Management,
lf>99 Educational Journalism, an Inventory 1899-
Continuous Contracts for Teachers, 1900; Dictionary
?90?- /,Ul 0n fi aI Biography 1901: A Manual of Civics,
^li'-rF ty " fl 'm Tears ld - and othl ? r Stories, 1904 :
The Pi^L an T, TrUSt ^.. 1 , 901: The Falsp Entry 1905
Mv i t Thief 1906: John Brody's Astral
ft^'i, ?S?A T . orn _ ana Tom Ti t- 1909: The Yellow
Streak 1010; A Shattered Halo. 1012- The Trial Bal-
2' J, 913 , lhs: Yale (Syracuse) Authors (Ton-
c'enl'se^?' op,eties London). Residence: 1 1 ', B
Genesee St., Syracuse, N. Y.

BARDEEN, LLEWELLYN J.

Merchant; b. Benton, Yates Co., N. Y, 1S53- ed
public schs., Canandaigua Acad., Rochester Business
Inst. After teaching several years in public sehs
engaged m mercantile business in New Haven. Conn
7 years Returned to Benton, N. Y., 1882. Has 'been
engaged in wholesale produce, coal and lumber busi-
ness at Bellona Sta. since 1890. Elected sch. comm'r
of Yates Co.. 1S90, and re-elected 1S93, and 1896 (only
? e ter m sf h 1 he V 1 . 0ffice of sch ' mm ' r " Yates Co 7
L"TL EI 1 ? r cted mem ' Assembly, 1908, on Republi-
can nn e ^"l, Com - on Public Ed'n, Banks, and
1909- tahIe and Re "Sious Socs. Re-elected
ChWr'iiailL ', S ??-,- ? Banks, Internal Affairs, and
Co NY Religious Socs. Address: Gage. Yates

BARDWELL, DARWIN L.

District sup't of High Schs., N. Y. City; b. Shelburne.
Mass., March 30, 1800; s. Zenas D. and Melissa J. (Long)
Bardwell; grad. Amherst Coll., A.B., 1883; A.M , 1888
(Phi Beta Kappa, 1S82); m. Champaign, 111., Dee 28,
18So, Alice Margaret Babb; children; Harold Edmond,
b. Dec. 12, 1S86; Darwin Eugene, b. June 8, 1896.
Taught in dist. sch., Champaign Co., 111., 1883-1884;
classical teacher. Greenwich (Conn.) Acad.. 1884-1885;
principal Union and High Sch., Greenport, N. Y 1885-
1890; head Science Dep't, State Normal Sch., Cortland.
N. Y., 1890-189S; lecturer, Summer Inst. Thousand
Island Park, N. Y., 1896-1902; appt'd high sch. insp.
under Univ. State of N. Y., Feb., 189S; conductor
teachers institutes and mem. State B'd of Examiners
For Teachers' Licenses, 1898-1899; sup't schs., Bing-
hamton, N. Y., 1S99-1902; dist. sup't of schools, N. Y.
Cuy, assigned to Richmond Borough 1902-1909-
assigned to high schs., N. Y. Citv, 'since 1909.
Pres. N. Y. State Teachers' Ass'n, 1908; mem. School



Masters' Club <N. Y. City), Nat. Geog. Soc. (Wash-
in, i' ' . i. Phi Beta Kappa Soc .Mason, Blue Lodge

chapter, Knight Templar. 32, and Wir r. Recreation:

Pishing. Club: Staten Island. Address: 131 St. Mark's
I'l.. New Brighton, N. Y.

BARDWELL, GEORGE WILLIS

M'ana er; b. Brooklyn, Feb. 16; 1S0S; s. Willis A.
and Silvie DeGrasse (Rileyl Bardwell; ed. Adelphl
\ .!.. Brooklyn; Art Student:' League, N. Y. City;
Royal Acad., Munich; Academic Jullen, Paris; m.
Brooklyn, Oct. 10, 1804, Elizabeth Helmc; one s Willis
llelme, b. 1896. V.-p. and dir. Nat. Filers' Ass'n, ng I
X. Y. Dress Form Co. Address: 60 'Cambridge PL,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

BARGER, OSCAR V.

Real estate, insurance, land appraiser, insurance ad
juster, auctioneer; b. Putnam Valley, Putniam Co., N. 1 ,
Sept. 27, 1S55; s. Amos C. and Margaret A. (Tompkins)
Barger; ed. public sch. in tPutnam Valley Dist., I'eeks-
kill Mil. Acad., and grad. Albany (N. Y. ) Normal Coll.,
Jan., 1877; m. Oscawana Lake, Putnam Co., N. Y., Aug.
26, 1878, Henrietta Lee; children: Mrs. Mabel L. Bas-
sett, b. ISSO; Herbert J., b. 1S83; Henry L b. 1 Mm.
Principal of sch., 8 years; mem. B'd Ed'n Union Free
Sch. Dist. No. 7, Peekskill. N. Y 9 years. In real estate
and insurance business, Peekskill N. Y., owner of busi-
ness known as Barger & (Powe:l. representing 21 lead-
ing fire companies. Republican, Presby'n, mem. Peeks-
kill B'd of Trade, Westchester Co. Chamber of Com-
merce, ex-mem. Peekskill Water B'd and B'd of
Health; hon. mem. McKinley Garrison and Harris
Ligflt Cav.; mem. Alumni Ass'n of Peekskill Mil. Acad,
and Albany Normal Coll. Mason, Odd Fellow, Knight
of Pythias, Red Men, Royal Arcanum, Cortlandt Hook
and Ladder Co., No. 1. Recreations: Boating, fishing,
driving. Club: Republican (N. Y. City). Address:
159 Depew St., Peekskill, N. Y.

BARKER, E. FRYE

Author, b. Fall River, Mass., Feb. 4, 1873; d. Abra-
ham T. and Ellen M. (Frye) Barker; direct descendant
of Randolph de Calverhall, tenant in fee of the Manor
of Caverhall, Eng., held from 1200 A. D of Gov.
Thomas Prence of Plymouth Colony, U. S. A.; Govs.
Nicholas Easton and John Coggeshall of R I U.S.A.;
Gov. Tristram Coffin, of Nantucket, U. S. A., and on
maternal side, of the Fryes and . Puringtons of Me.,
U. S. A. Coat of arms confirmed by Queen Elizabeth
in 15G3 A. D. Ed. Cook Collegiate Inst., Poughkeepsie,
N. Y. ; Granger 'Place Sch., Canandaigua, N. Y. ; Wells
Coll., class of 1890; Willard Sch., Berlin; pupil of Frau
Schullerhrer Cauer and Dr. Hempel. Travelled ex-
tensively in U. S., Canada and Europe. Author: White
Heather; also numerous biographies and children's
stories; assisted in compiling Modern Achievements
(6 vols.); compiled and published the Wells College
Calendar; published Fifteen Unison Choruses; contb'r
of many articles to magazines; extensive writer of ad-
vertisements, and has compiled a booklet on History
of Perfume; author of epigrams; Indexer of the Na-
tional Year Book of the Daughters of the American
Revolution. Dir. Ybrad Mf'g Co. Episcopalian. Mem.
Wells Coll. Alumna?. Recreations: Golf, horseback
riding, boating. Address: 15 W. 107th St., N. Y. City.

BARLOW, PETER TOWNSEND

City magistrate; b. N. Y. City, June 21, 1857; grad.
Harvard Coll, 1870; Columbia Law Sch., 1881; m. .May 6,
hS86. Virginia Louise Matthews. Mem. Soc. Colonial
Wars. Clubs: University, Union. Harvard, Am. Yacht
Down Town. Address: 10 Lexington Av, N. Y. City.

BARNARD, WILLIAM NICHOLS

Educator, eng'r; b. Canton, 111., April 24, 1875; s.
William S. and Mary (Nichols) Barnard; ed. in Wash-
ington (D. C.) elementary and high schs., Sibley Coll.,
Cornell Univ., M.E., 1897. Instr. machine design," Sibley
Coll., 1897-1899; chief draughtsman and mech eng'r
with Russell Engine Co., Massillon, O., 1S99-1903; ass't
prof, machine design, 1903-1905; ass't prof steam
engine 1905-1907; prof, power eng'ring since 1907.
Sibley Coll., Cornell Univ. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech Eng'rs,
Soc. Promotion of Eng'ring; Ed'n, Sigma Xi (honor-
ary). Joint author (with Prof. C. F. Hirshfeld), Ele-
ments of Heat Power Engineering (1912). Address:
Ithaca, N. Y.

BARNES, GEORGE EDWARD

Physician, surgeon; b. Fairfield, N. Y., April 26. 1871;
s. Hiram Smith and Harriet Maria (Neely) Barnes;
descendant in 8th generation from Thomas Barnes,
one of the early settlers of Marlborough, Mass., and
in 6th generation from Elder John Neely, a first settler
of Neelytown, The Wallkill, Ulster Co. N. Y.; ed.
Little Falls Acad., Little Falls, N. Y., and the
old Fairfield Sem., Fairfield, N. Y., graduating at
head of class of 1880; Cornell Univ., A.B., 1894- Coll.



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Phys. and Surg. (Columbia Univ.;, M.D., 1899. Vice-
l > 1 - 1 1 1 . i I . , 1 1 high sen., s. Orange, N. J., 1894-1895: Prac-
tising medicine in N. V. City Sept. 1899-Dee. 1908, and
since then In Herkimer, N. v. Substituted In Summer
of lS'.iT in Binghamton State Ho p. Cor the Insane; has
worked tor various periods in several department
Vawdei I. ill Clinic; clinical ass'1 Dep'i Diseases o)
gestive System, N. Y. Polyclinic Med. sch. and Hosp.,
1903-1904; clinical ass't Dep't Diseases Digestive Or-
gans, Vanderblit Clinic. Auk. 1903-Dee. ran.-,; opened
clinic I"! digestive diseases at Univ. and Bellevue
Hosp. Med. Coll. Dispensary, 1907. Author of medical,
psychiatric, psychol., pedagogical and sociological
monographs. In 1909 made important suggestion of
preventive soclol. treatment Of insanity which resulted
in recent crusade against insanity in X. V. State.
Examiner in lunacy, state of N. Y. Mem. Herkimer
County .Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc., Am. Med. Ass'n.
Charter mem. Cornell chapter Helta Phi, 1891; mem.
Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution. Address:
Herkimer, N. Y.

BARNES, JAMES

Author; b. Annapolis, Md., Sept. 19, 1866; s. Lieut. -
Commander J. S. Barnes, g. s. Gen. James Barnes; ed.
St. Paul's Seh, Concord, N. H. ; later went West; 18S5-
1887, civil eng'r in construction Mo. Pacific R. R.; en-
tered Princeton; grad. A.B., 1891; while there, editor
of Nassau Literary Magazine. Associated with Scrib-
ner's Magazine for a time following graduation; 1894-
1895, ass't editor of Harper's Weekly; special corre-
spondent in South Africa during Boer War. an>d in 1003
special correspondent at the Venezuela blockade, for
The Outlook. Editor Appleton's Magazine; literary
adviser D. Appleton & Co. Author: For King or
Country; Naval Actions of the War of 1S12; A Prince-
tonian: Midshipman Farragut; A Loyal Traitor; Com-
ino inn Bainbridge; Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors;
'I'h. Hero of Erie; With the Flag in The Channe'.; The
Greal War Trek; The Giant of Three Wars; Drake and
His Yeomen; The Son of Light Horse Harry; The
Blockaders; Outside the Law. Address: 10 E. 79th St..
X. Y. City.

BARNES, JOHN SANFORD

Vice-pres. Interlake Pulp and Paper Co.; s. John
Sanford and Susan B. (Hayes) Barnes; grad. Y'ale.
1S91; unmarried. Treasurer Great Northern Paper
Co. Clubs: University, Racquet and Tennis. Ardslev,
Metropolitan, South Side Sportsmen's, N. Y. Yacht,
Down Town Ass'n. Address: 10 E. 79th St., X T . Y.
City.

BARNES, LEMUEL CALL

Clergyman; b. Kirtland, Ohio, Nov. 6, 1854; s.
Lemuel Munson and Rachel (Call) Barnes; grad.
Kalamazoo Coll.. A.B., 1S75; Newton Theol. Inst'n,
1878; D.D., Bucknell Univ. 1896; m. Weldon Creek,
Mich., Jan. 2, 1S79, Mary Clark. Pastor First Bapt.
Chs St. Paul, Minn.. 1S78-1S82; Pittsburgh, Pa., 1882-
1SS7 and 1893-1902; Worcester, Mass., 1902-190S. Field
Sec. Am. Bapt. Home Miss. Soc. since 190S. Progres-
sive. Baptist. Author: Shall Islam Rule Africa?
(Boston) 1890; Two Thousand Y'ears of Missions Be-
fore Carey (Chicago), 1901; Elemental Forces in
Home Missions (New York), 1912; joint author with
wife; The New America, A Study in Immigration
(N.w York), 1913. Recreation: Walking. Residence:
459 Marlborough Road, Yonkers, N. Y. Address: 23
E. 26th St., N. Y. City.

BARNES, MORTIMER G.

Civil eng'r; b. Reedsburg, Wis., Jan. 17, 1867; ed.
Univ. of Mich., B.S. (C.E.), later taking post-grad.
course in hydraulics and masonry, receiving C. E. Be-
gan practice of civil eng'ring on surveys and con-
struction of railroads in Neb. Elected county sur-
veyor -.I Boone Co., Neb., 1S91. For short time served
as as<'t city eng'r of Ann Arbor, Mich., on surveys
.iini sewer construction. Engaged for four working-
seasons on construction of Poe Lock and its power
house, Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., and appt'd ass't chief
eng'r for Lake Superior Power Co., 1S90. Appt'd
ass't to Joseph Ripley on surveys and preliminary
desig Birmingham canal, extending from Bir-
mingham, Ala., to Black Warrior River, about 65
miles in length, 1897. In spring of 1S99 appt'd
hydraulic eng'r for Chandler-Dunbar Power Co., to
design their power plant to be constructed at Sault
Ste. Marie. Mich., and upon completion was engaged
as chief oi a party on U. S. deep waterway surveys

i them New York and Can. remaining until its

completion, 1899; engagi I on design and construction
of 111. and Miss, canal until 1905, when appt'd to
position of U. S. ass't eng'r in charge of design and
const met ion of a lock in Ml River at Moline, 111.
resigning to accept apptm't of ass't to Joseph Ripley
in oharge of designing locks and other structures



for Panama Canal. Upon completion of preliminary
.ort resigned to accept one with X. Y.

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BARNES, RICHARD S.

is. Automatic Fire Alarm Co.; b. Brooklyn, X.
Y., Nov. 21, 1854; s. Alfred S. and Harriet E. Barnes;
ed. Brooklyn Polytechnic Inst, and Williston Sem.;
m. Hartford, Conn., June 1C, 1880, Hattie D. Barbour;
children: Roderic B. and Hattie Louise Barnes-
Bourne. Dir. Am. Book Co., Automatic Fire Alarm
Co., (treas.); Braunworth & Co. (treas.); Barnes Real
Estate Ass'n (treas. and Mg'r. ), also large interests
in mining properties. Republican. Mem. Dutch Re-
formed Ch. Erected buildings for school for young
ladies at Washington, Conn., 1907. Collector of
paintings, etc. Clu'bs: Down Town Ass'n, Metro-
politan (N. Y. City), Rembrandt Art (Brooklyn).
Residence: 316 W. 75th St., N. Y. City (summer)
Washington, Conn. Address: 261 Broadway, N. Y.
City.

BARNES, THURLOW WEED

Pres. of corporations and connected with inter-
national business; b. Albany, N. Y., June 28, 1S53; s.
William and Emily (Weed) Barnes; g.-s. Thurlow
Weed, and descendant of Thomas Barnes of Hartford,
1030; A.B., Harvard .Univ., 1876; m. N. Y. City, Oct.
13, 1S87, Isabel Morris; children: Emily Weed, b.
1889; Jean Morris, b. 1892. Has devoted himself to
business, mostly in the Orient, to politics and to
literary work. Spent four winters in Far East, and
three times made tour around the world, making
sp'l study of Chinese. Drew, negotiated and secured
contracts between Am. China Development Co. and
throne of China, 1898. Has been chm'n of political
corns, and convs. ; delegate to Republican Nat'l Conv.
at which William McKinley was first nominated for
presidency. Published: Life of Thurlow Weed, 1884.
Mem. Union Soc. of Civil War. Club: Metropolitan.
Address: 43 Exchange PI., N. Y. City.

BARNES. WILLIAM, JR.

Publisher; b. Albany, N. Y., Nov. 17, 1866; s.
William and Emily Peck (Weed) Barnes; ed. Albany
\ead. Harvard, A I : lss S; m . Cincinnati, Ohio, June
12, 18S8, Grace Davis; children: Thurlow Weed, 2d.,
b. 1889: Landon, b. 1894. Proprietor Albany Evening
Journal, U. S. Surveyor of Customs, Albany. N. Y.,
1899-1911; mem. Rep. State Com. since 1S92. and chm'n
of State com. since 1911. Address: Albany, X. Y.

BARNETT, HYMAN L.

Lawyer; b. Sinna, Russia, May 17, 1S77; s. Michael
and Leah (Benjamin) Barnett; ed. public sens, of
England, schs. of N. Y. City. grad. East Side Evening
High Sch., N. Y. Univ. Law Sch.. LL.B.. 1899; m. X.
Y. City, Dec. 4, 1900, Sarah E. Pitlu'k; children: Rosalie
J., b. 1901; Annette E.. b. 1903; Milton B., b. 1905. In
practise of profession since 1899 specialty being real
estate and commercial law. Active in Zionist move-
ment, which has for its o'bject establishment of
legally assured home for Jewish people in Palestine.
Delegate for several Zionists of Federation of Am.
Zionists, 1900-1901, 1903-1904. Independent Democrat;
Hebrew. Mem. Roval Arcanum, Brith Abraham. Ad-
dress: 132 Nassau "St., N. Y. City.

BARNEY, GEORGE D.

Physician, surgeon; b. Darien, Conn., Oct. 19. 1S65; s.
Nathan and Mary A. (Deverell) Barney; ed. Jefferson
Acad., Elizabeth. X. J., 18SU; Long Island Coll. Hosp.,
M.D., 1SS9 (pres. class); unmarried. Ex-surgeon. St.
John's Hosp. and Kings County Hosp.; ex-ambulance
surgeon Eastern Dist. Hosp.; ex-pres. Long Island
Med. Soc; med. dir. Winyah Sanitarium, Asheville,
N. C; late ass't to Prof. Klebs. Ex-surgeon 2d Bat-
talion Naval Reserves, State of N. Y. ; veteran of 13th
Reg't Coast Art'y, State of X. Y., and Battery Light
Arty. State of N. Y. Contb'r to med. journals; dis-
proved the KocJh theory of tuberculosis, 1902; had
first town ordnance passed prohibiting expectoration
upon floors and sidewalks. Asheville. N. C, Dec, 1S95.
Visited hosps.. sanitariums, clinics in Germany, Aus-
tria. Italy. France. Belgium, Switzerland and England

during th r of 1909. Kx-I'res. Lincoln Literary

Soc, Broo' opalian. Mem. Aurora G

Consistory . Kismet Temple, Mvstic Shrine.

Address: 81 E w.. Brooklyn. N. Y".

BARNHART, JOHN HENDLEY

Bibliof r editor botanical publications: b.

Brooklyi t Y., ; I, 1871; s. Rev. John Wesley and

Ellen 1 ' er) H.irnhart; gnad. Wesleyan



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Univ., A.B., 1882, A.M. IS93; Columbia Univ. (Coll
Phys & Surg.), M.D., 1896; m Jessamine, Pasco Co.;
Fla., May 5. LS97, i: amaOi rtrude Piatt, of Southamp-
ton, X. v. lias visited nearly all sections of r. s. and

eastern Canada; in Europe si irrs of ran;, ami l'.Un,

attended Internat. Botanical Congresses at Vienna
and Brussels as delegace x. v. Botanical Garden;
librarian N. Y. Botanical Garden, 1907-1912, bibli-
ographer since Jan.. 1 : 1 : : . Link-pendent in politics;
Methodist-Episcopalian. Mem. Torrey Botanical Club
of N. Y. City, editor 1903-1907, v.-p. since 1908; fellow
A.A.A.S.; life mem. Am. Museum Natural Hisl N X
Hist. Soc, N. Y. Botanical Garden. X. V. i ;, , ., . I,,- i, ,, i
and Biographical So,-.. X. Y. Slate Hist. Ass'n; mem.
Am. Soc. of Naturalists. Botanical Soc. of America,
Biological Soc. of Washington. Alpha Delta I'lii
fraternity. Residences: ::4 W'indle Park, TaTrytown
N. Y.. and 2690 -Morris Aw, X. V. City. Address- N
Y. Botanical Garden. Bronx Park, X. V. City.

BARNUM, WILLIAM M.

Pies. Pacific Coast Co.; b. Lime Rock Conn., Jan.
25, 1S56; s. William H. and Charlotte Ann (Burrall)
Barnum; A.B.. Yale; LL.B., Columbia; m. Hoosic
Falls, N. Y., June 2, 1S79, Anne Theresa Phelps; chil-
dren: Laura (Mrs. Richmond Levering), b. 1881 ;
William Henry, b. 1SS2; Walter, b. 1887; Phelps, b.
1891. Admitted to N. Y. bar, 1S79; mem. law firm of
Simpson, Thacher & Barnum. and Simpson, Thacher,
Barnum & Bartlett, Jan. 1, 1SS4; Nov. 15, 1904; mem.
banking firm of Harvev Fisk & Sons until July 1,
190S. Pres. and dir. Pacific Coast Co., Am. Locomo-
tive Co., Railway Steel Spring Co., Hudson Companies,
etc. Republican: Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n
and numerous local X. Y. org'ns. Trustee and pres.
St. Andrew's Convalescent Hosp. Recreations: Shoot-
ing, fishing. Clu'bs: University. Century, Yale
(pres.). Railroad. Address: 62 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

BARNWELL, WALTER

Teacher and real estate dealer; to. Beaufort. S. C,
Dec. 22, 1868; s. Bower W. and Florence (O'Neill)
Barnwell; ed. Univ. of the South, Sewanee, A.M., B.Lt.
(valedictorian, highest honors in Latin); m. Sewanee,
Tenn.. 1S91, Marianna S. Ohoate; children: Thomas,
b. 1893: Florence O'Neill, b. 1895; Dorothea, b. 1904.
Pres. Hastings Land Improvement Co., 1905-1906;
Plandome Land Co., treas. Rockland Land Co. Demo-
crat. Mem. Math. Soc. Sigma Alpha Epsilon frater-
nity. Club: Graduates. Address: Plandome, L. I.,
N. Y.

BARR, JOHN HENRY

Mechanical eng'r; b. Terre Haute, Ind., June 19,
1861; s. John H. and Eliza (Tillotson) Barr; grad.
Univ. of Minn., 1SS3, B.M.E., M.S.. 1S8S; Cornell Univ.,
M.M.E., 1SS9; m. Minneapolis, Minn., June 4, 1884, Kate
L. Kennedy; one son, John Henry, Jr., b. 1890. Ass't
to resident mech. eng'r, Calumet & Hecla Mining Co.,
1SS3-18S4; mech. eng'r Lake Superior Iron Wks, 1SS4-
1885; instr., 1SS5-1S89; ass't prof. 18S9-1890, and prof,



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