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Odd Fellows' Home and Orphan Asylum, N. Y. City.
Physician Lebanon Hosp., Dep't for Diseases of Chil-
dren. Author: Significance and Management of Fever
in Children; contribution to Cellular Therapy; Diag-
nosis of Small Pox in Early Stages; Nuclein in Fever
and Toxaemia; Antitoxin and Comrnunica'ble Diseases:
Tuberculosis and Childhood. Mem. N. Y. County Med.
Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n. Mason. Address- 237 W. 111th
St., N. Y. City.

JACOBSON, ARTHUR C.

Physician; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 2S, 1S72; s. John
and Mary (Duggan) Jacobson, of Albany County,
Dutch Colonial stock (Jacobsen); ed. public and pri-
vate schools, Brooklyn, N. Y.; grad. Long Island Coll
Hosp., 1S94; resident staff Brooklyn Hosp., 1894-1895-
post-grad, study N. Y. Post-Grad. Sch., 1S95; m!
Brooklyn, Nov. 26, 1896, Ida Catherine Heinrichs;
children: Mary Catherine, b. Sept. 28, 1897; Margaret
Helena, b. May 30, 1900. Med. sch. insp., Dep't of
Health, City of N. Y., 1S99; physician Dep't of Public
Charities, City of N. Y., since 1900. Edited several med.
journals; author of many original articles on med.
topics. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Med. Soc. State of N.
Y., Med. Soc. County of Kings, Brooklyn Pathol. Soc.
Associated Physicians of Long Island, Brooklyn Soc
Internal Medicine, Alumni Ass'n Long Island Coll.,
Alumni Ass'n Brooklyn Hosp., N. Y. Geneal. and Biog
Soc. Episcopalian. Address: 115 Johnson St., Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

JACOBUS, DAVID SCHENCK

,S, ngineer ' educator; b. Ridgefield, N. J., Jan 20,
18S>2; s. Nicholas and Sarah Catherine (Carpenter)
Jacobus; ed. in private schools and Stevens Inst, of
Technology, Hoboken, N. J., M.E., '1884, FD 1906' m
Jersey City, N. J April 5, 1899, Laura Dinkel. 'in-
structor, 1884-1S97, prof, experimental mechanics and
engrmg physics, 1S97-1906, in Stevens Ins't of Tech-
nology. Since 1906 head of eng'ring dep't The Bab-
cock & Wilcox Co. Was in charge, 1900-1906, of the
Carnegie Laboratory of Eng'rirtg, built and equipped
with funds donated by Andrew Carnegie for carry-
ing out a course of instruction to supplement class
room work by practical experiments made by the
students. Is an authority on steam eng'ring and has
contributed numerous papers on topics connected
with the subject to various eng'ring socs. Mem Am
Soc. Mcch. Eng'rs (v.-p. 1903-1905); fellow A A A S
(v.-p. Section D, 1904); mem. Am. Inst. Mining
Eng'rs, Soc. <Naval Architects and Marine Eng'rs Am
Inst. Elec. Eng'rs. Am. Soc. Refrigerating Eng'rs
(pres. 1906-1907), Soc. for Promotion of Eng'ring
Ed'n, Am. Math. Soc, Franklin Inst. (Philadelphia)
Holland Soc, N. Y. City. Clubs: Engineers N Y
Railroad (N. Y. City). Residence: Jersey Citv N t'
Address: 85 Liberty St., N. Y. City. "

JACOBY, HAROLD

Astronomer, educator; b .N. Y. City, March 4 1865-
s. Max and Eve M. (Jackson) Jacoby; father, native



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of Germany, came to U. S. 1850; mother native of N.
Y. City; ed. in private schools in N. Y. City and Co-
lumbia, A.B. 1885, Ph.D. 1896; m. Dec. 28, 1890, Annie,
d. late George Maclear, astronomer at Royal Observa-
tory, Capetown, S. Africa. Ass't astronomer U. S.
Eclipse Bxpd'n to W. Africa, 1889-1890; volunteer
ass't Cape of Good Hope Observatory, 1890; adjunct
prof, astronomy, 1894-1904; prof, astronomy since
1904, and head Dep't Astronomy since 1903, Columbia
Univ. Author: Practical Talks by an Astronomer,
1901 (Scribner) ; contb'r technical papers to A'merican
and foreign scientific journals on the application of
photography to astronomical measurements of pre-
cision, stellar parallax, star clusters, variation of
latitude, aberration of light, polar photography, etc.;
also articles for popularization of astronomy in N. Y,
Evening Post and other newspapers and magazines.
Fellow Royal Astron. Soc, London; mem. Astrono-
mische Gesellschaft, Leipzig; Astron. and Astrophysi-
cal Soc. of America (councillor and editor 1906-1907),
Am. Math. Soc. (former treas. and editor Bulletin);
fellow A.A.A.S., N. Y. Acad. Sciences (former coun-
cillor and sec). Clubs: Century, Columbia Faculty,
Authors (London). Address: 39 Claremont Av., N. Y.
City.

JAC03Y, HENRY SYLVESTER

Educator, bridge eng'r; b. Springtown, Pa., April
8, 1857; s. Peter Landis and Barbara (Shelly) Jacoby;
ed. dist. and private schs., 1863-1870; Excelsior Normal
Inst., Carversville, Pa., 1870-1872; Prep. Dep't, Lehigh
Univ., 1872-1873; grad. Lehigh, C.E., 1877; m. Bethle-
hem, Pa., March 18, 1880, Laura Louise Saylor; chil-
dren: John Vincent, b. 1883; Hurlbut Smith, b. 1885;
Freeman Steel, b. 1888. Stadia rodman, Lehigh Topog.
Corps., 2d Geol. Survey of Pa., 1878; transitman, hy-
draulic observations in Red River, 1878-1879; chief
draftsman, U. S. engineer office, Memphis, Tenn., 1880-
1885; bookkeeper and cashier, Geo. W. Jones & Co.,
Memphis, Tenn., 1885-1886; instr. civil eng'ring, Le-
high Univ., 1886-1890; prof, bridge eng'ring, Cornell
Univ., since 1890. Author: Notes and Problems on
Descriptive Geometry, in three parts, 1895-1S97; Text-
book on Plain Lettering, 1897; Textbook on Roofs and
Bridges (with Mansfield Merriman), in four parts,
1890-1898; Structural Details or Elements of Design
in Timber Framing, 1909; contb'r to eng'ring publi-
cations. Republican. Mem. Methodist Ch.; dir. Y. M.
C. A., Ithaca, N. Y.; trustee Cornell Univ. Christian
Ass'n; fellow A.A.A.S. (sec. Section D, 1885; v.-p. and
chim'n Section D, 1901); asso. Am. Soc. of Civil Eng'rs;
mem. Soc. for Promotion of Eng'ring Ed'n (sec. 1900-
1902); mem. Am. R'y Eng'ring and Maintenance of
Way Ass'n, Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi. Editor Journal of
Eng'ring Soc. of Lehigh Univ., 1888-1890. Mem. BusU
ness Men's Ass'n, Ithaca, N. Y. ; Social Service League,
Ithaca. Address: 613 Thurston Av., Ithaca, N. Y.

JAEGERS, ALBERT

Sculptor; b. Elberfeld, Germany, March 28, 1868; s.
Albert and Elizabeth (Loser) Jaegers; ed. in Germany
and U. S.; m. Richmond, Va., July 8, 1890, Matilda
Holdt. Engaged since 1890 as sculptor, executing
private monuments, busts and other works in marble,
bronze, etc., including works which have won in
competitions; statuary for the Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buf-
falo, 1901; La. Purchase Exp'n, 1904; the new Custom
House, N. Y. City, etc. Executed the Baron von
Steuben statue for Washington, D. C, of Which a
replica in bronze was presented by Congress to Ger-
man Emperor, Sept. 2, 1911; received decoration on
that occasion. Unitarian. Mem. Nat. Sculpture Soc,
Inst, of Arts and Letters. Address: Suffern, N. Y.

JAFFRAY, ROBERT

Merchant: b. New Rochelle, N. Y., July 4, 1854; s.
Robert and Eliza C. (Smith) Jaffray; grad. Yale (Shef-
field Scientific Sch.), Ph.B., 1873; m. Catskill, N. Y.,
1880, Lydia Butler Griffin. Mem. of firm of Wessel,
Duval & Co., of Valparaiso (Chile) and N. Y. City.
Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Am. Museum of Natural History,
Met. Museum of Art, Sons of the Revolution; mem.
Book and Snake Soc at Yale. Gov. N. Y. Skin and
Cancer Hosp.; dir. Union Settlement; Advisory B'd
Young Women's Christian Ass'n. Clubs: Century,
University, Grolier (treas.), Yale, Barnard (N. Y. City),
Graduate (New Haven). Address: 58 W. 46th St.,
N. Y. City.

JAMES, ARTHUR CURTISS

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, June 1. 1867; s. D. Willis
and Ellen S. (JCurtiss) James; grad. Amherst, A.B. and
A.M., 1889; m. Harriet Eddy Parsons. Pres. and dir.
The Curtiss Securities Co., v.-p. and dir. Corp'n.,
Phelps, Dodge & Co., El Paso & Southwestern Co.,
El Paso & Southwestern R. R. Co., El Paso &
Northeastern Co.. Morenci Southern R'y Co., Nacozari
R. R. Co., Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Co.,



Detroit Copper Mining Co., Montezuma Copper Co.,
Stag Canon Fuel Co.; dir. United Globe Mines, Old
Dominion Co., Burro Mountain Copper Co., Northern
Pacific R'y Co., The Rock Island Co., First Nat. Bank,
Hanover Nat. Bank, American Brass Co., Northern
Securities Co., Ansonia Clock Co.; v.-p. N. Y. Chamber
of Commerce; trustee United States Trust Co., N. Y.
Trust Co., Amherst Coll., Am. Museum Natural History,
Hampton Normal and Industrial Inst., Children's Aid
Soc; mem. N. i. Zool. Soc, N. Y. Botanical Gardens,
Am. Inst, of Mining Engineers. Am. Geog. Soc. Clubs:
Metropolitan, University Riding, Atlantic Yacht, N.
Y. Yacht (commodore, 1909-1910), Sea-wanhaka-Corin-
thian Yacht (commodore, 1902-1903), Alpha Delta Phi,
Down Town Ass'n. Address: 99 John St., N. Y. City.

JAMES, CHARLES STANTON

Physician; b. Nebraska City, Neb., Dec 18, 1877;
s. Charles and Maria S. James; ed. Nebraska City
High Sch., Neb. State Univ., Omaha Med. Coll., M.D.,
1899; Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., N. Y. City. M.D., 1900.
Ass't laryngologist Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll. Clinic;
ass't attending surgeon Fordham Hosp. Mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Co. Med.
Ass'n, Med. Ass'n Greater City of N. Y., East Side
Physicians' Ass'n, N. Y. Post-Grad. Clinical Soc, N. Y.
Univ. Clinical Soc. Med. examiner for Knights of
Honor and Nat. Union. Clubs: St. George's, N. Y.
Playgoers. Address: 167 W. 71st St., N. Y. City.

JAMES, CLINTON R.

Insurance official, banker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y.; s.
John F. and Mary E. (Roach) James; ed. Poly. Inst.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.; m. N. Y. City, Dec. 16, 1896, Evelyn
M. Betts. Pres. N. Y. Title Ins. Co., N. Y. Mortgage
& Security Co.; v.-p. and chm'n Exec. Com. First Mort-
gage Guarantee Co., United Assets Corp'n; v.-p. Brook-
lyn Real Estate Exchange; sec. and trustee Brooklyn
Savings Bank; dir. Bank of Flatbush; pres. Lawyers
Eng'ring Co. Recreations: Yachting, shooting. Clubs:
Crescent Athletic (gov. and mem.), Rumson Country,
Marine and Field, Red Bank Yacht, Glenwood Country.
Residence: 786 Carroll St. Brooklyn. Address: 135
Broadway. N. Y. City.

JAMES, DARWIN R., JR.

Manufacturer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. 10, 1873; s.
Darwin R. and Mary E. (Fairchild) James; ed. Adel-
phi Acad., 1891; Princeton Univ., A.B., 1S95; m. Brook-
lyn, Dec 23, 1896, Alice B. Fonda; children: Alice F.,
b. Dec. 10, 1898; Darwin R., 3d. b. Sept. 6, 1901. Pres.
Pyrene Mf'g Co., Fairchild Realty Co.; dir. East River
Savings Inst'n, Nassau Nat. Bank; treas. Lincoln
Memorial Univ. Republican. Dir. New Amsterdam
Casualty Co., Brooklyn Free Kindergarten, Public
Schools Athletic League, Brooklyn Bureau of Char-
ities. Clubs: Union League, Brooklyn Young Repub-
lican (pres.). Residence: 118 Quincy St.. Brooklyn.
Address: 1358 Broadway, N. Y. City.

JAMES, HENRY A.

Lawyer, retired; b. Baltimore, Md.. April 24, 1854;
s. Henry and Amelia Barber (Cate) James; grad. Yale,
A.B., 1874; Yale Law Sch., LL.B., 1878; m. Sept. 21,
1891, Laura Brevoort Sedgwick; children: Dorothy, b.
1892; Ellery Sedgwick, b. 1895. Two years in Europe
after graduation; one winter as student at Univ. of
Jena, one winter at Univ. of Berlin. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. Clubs: Century University, Yale. Resi-
dence: 20 W. 12th St. Address: 30 Broad St., N. Y.
City.

JAMES, THOMAS LEMUEL

Ex-post-master-gen., banker; b. Utica, N. Y., March
29, 1831; ed. public schs. up to age of fifteen, when
taken from sch. and apprenticed to a printer for five
years; grad. Hamilton Coll., A.M., 1863; Madison Univ.,
LL.D., 1883; St. John's Coll., 1SS4; St. Francis Xavier's
Coll.. 1886; m. Edith L. Colbourne. At age of 20 moved
to Hamilton, Madison Co., and became partner of
Francis B. Fisher, in publishing Madison County Jour-
nal; in 1854, appt'd canal collector at Hamilton; 1861,
came to N. Y. City and became Insp. of Port of N. Y. ;
soon promoted to position of weigher of teas in Ware-
house Dep't and later deputy collector of Third Ware-
house Div.; appt'd postmaster of N. Y., March 17. 1872,
by President Grant, and reappt'd by Pres. Hayes; in
1S81 appt'd postmaster-gen., by Pres. Garfield; re-
signed this position on account of polit. difficulties
and became pres. Lincoln Nat. Bank. N. Y., Jan., 1882;
pres. and trustee Lincoln Safe Deposit Co.; dir. Met.
Life Ins. Co.; mayor of Tenafly. N. J., 1S96. Clubs:
Union League, Republican, Transportation. Residence:
Highwood, N. J. Address: 32 E. 42d St., N. Y. City.

JAMES, WALTER BELKNAP

Physician; b. Baltimore. Md., Ma\- 11. 1858: s. Henry
and Amelia (Cate) James; ed. Yale, A.B.. 1879; Coll.
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m. N. T. City. lS94 r Helen G. Jennings. Practising
medicine in N Y. City since graduation. Consulting
physician to N. Y. Hosp. for Ruptured and Crippled;
visiting physician Presby'n Hosp. Prof, of clinical
medicine in Columbia Univ.; consulting physician to
Manhattan Eye and Ear Hosp., and N. Y. Eye and Ear
Infirmary. Mem. N. Y. County Med. Soc, N. Y. Acad.
Medicine. Practitioners' Soc. of N. Y. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Metropolitan, Century Ass'n, Riding Club. Ad-
dress; 17 W. 54th St.. N. Y. City.

JAMESON, EDWIN CORNELL

Lawyer, ins. pres.; b. Somerville, N. J., April 17, 1S64;
ed. local schs. and N. Y. Law Soh.; grad. LL.B. Pres.
and dir. Hamilton Fire Ins. Co.; now pres. Globe &
Rutgers Fire Ins. Co. of N. Y.; dir. Nat. Fire and
Marine Ins. Co. of N. J., Pacific Fire Ins. Co., Stuy-
vesant Ins. Co., and Golden Hill Bld'g Co. of N. Y.
Residence; 24 E. 54th St. Address: lllWilliam St.,
N. Y. City.

JAMIESON, GUY ARTHUR

Author, clergyman; b. Dover, Ark., April 13, 1868; s.
William Emmet and Frances Josephine (Logan)
Jamieson; ed. at home; m. March 26, 1911, Carrie Gage.
Ass't clergyman Grace Ch., N. Y. City; ass't sup't St.
Luke's Hosp., N. Y. City. Author: In The Shadow
of God, At the Edge of the Yellow Sky, The Lord of
Life; also short stories, plays, sketches and sermons,
published in N. Y. Herald and syndicated. Democrat;
Episcopalian. Mason, Odd Fellow, Knight of Pythias;
mem. Peace Soc. Clubs. Cameo, Church. Residence:
Bentley Manor, N. Y. Address: Tottenville, N. Y.

JAMISON, WILLIAM ARBUCKLE

Coffee merchant, sugar refiner; b. Pittsburgh, Pa.,
Sept. 18, 1863; s Robert and Catherine (Arbuckle)
Jamison; attended Univ. of W. Pa.; m. Dec, 1902, Inez
Mermier. Senior mem. Arbuckle Bros.; dir. Importers
& Traders Nat. Bank, Mechanics Metals Nat. Bank,
U. S. Mortgage & Trust Co., Merchants Fire Assurance
Corp'n, U. S. Safe Deposit Co.; trustee Brooklyn Trust
Co., Long Island Coll. Hosp. Clubs: Metropolitan,
Union. League, N. Y. Yacht, New York, Down Town
Ass'n, Riding, Hamilton Crescent. Residence: 1 W.
72d St. Address: 71 Water St., N. Y. City.

JANEWAY, THEODORE CALDWELL

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 2, 1872; s. Edward G.
and Frances Strong (Rogers) Janeway; ed. Cutler's
Sch., N. Y. City; Yale Univ. (Sheffield Scientific Sen.),
Ph.B., 1892; Columbia Univ. (Coll. Phys. and Surg.),
M.D., 1895; m. Bryn Mawr, Pa., Sept. 27, 1898, Eleanor
C. Alderson; children: Eleanor Alderson, b. 1900; Ed-
ward G, 2d, b. 1901; Agnes, b. 1904; Charles Alderson,
b. 1909; Frances Rogers, b. 1912. Interne St. Luke's
Hosp., 1897; instr., later lecturer on medical diagnosis,
Univ. and Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll.. 1898-1905; asso.
in medicine, Columbia Univ., 1907-J.909. Bard prof, of
practice of medicine since 1909. Visiting physician,
City Hosp., 1902-1910; attending physician, St. Luke's
Hosp., 1905-1911; consulting physician, Vassar
Brothers' Hosp., Poughkeepsie, N. Y. ; visiting phy-
sician, Presby'n Hosp. since 1911. Physicians of Clin-
ical Investigation, Am. Med. Ass'n. N. Y. Ass'n Medi-
cine, Interurban Clinical club, N. Y. State Med. Soc,
N. Y. Pathol. Soc, Soc. for Experimental Biology and
Medicine, Soc. of Internal Medicine; dir. Russell Sage
Inst, of Pathology (sec. and treas.); mem. B'd of
Scientific Directors, Rockefeller Inst, for Med. Re-
search; v.-p. Central Council. Charity Org'n Soc. Au-
thor: The Clinical Study of Blood Pressure, 1904 (Ap-
pleton); also articles in medical journals. Clubs: Cen-
tury, Ausable (Adirondacks). Address: 131 E. 60th
St., N. Y. City.

JARETZKI, ALFRED

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 7, 1861; grad. Coll. City
of iN. Y. A.B., AM.; Harvard Coll., A.B., 1881; Colum-
bia Coll. Law Sch., LL.B., 1884; m. 1890. Admitted
to bar; mem. law firm of Sullivan & Cornell. En-
gaged largely in corp'n work and acting as counsel
for hankers; has conducted many large reorg"ns. Dir.
Am. Bank Note Co., D. Appleton & Co., Detroit Edison
Co., Edison Sault Electric Co., Tintic Co., Internat.
Nickel Co., Montana Power Co., Great Falls Power
Co., Stewart Sugar Co., De Cardenas-Am. Sugar Co.,
Manati Sugar Co. Mem. Bar Ass'n City of N. Y.;
one of B'd of Gov's of Ethical Culture Sch. Mem.
Phi Beta Kappa 'Soc Clubs: Lawyers, Midday, St.
Andrews Golf. Century, Country, Harvard, City. Ad-
dress: 49 Wall St., N. Y. City.

JARRETT, EDWIN SETON

Civil eng'r; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., March 7, 1S62; s.
James M. and Sarah O. (Heather) Jarre tt; grad.
Buffalo (N. Y.) central High Sch., 1881; grad. Rensse-
laer Poly. Inst., Troy, N. Y., C.E.. 1889; m. Norfolk,
Va., June 26, 1906, Cora Hardy. Engaged in practice



as civil eng'r since graduation. Eng'r with Sooy-
.smith & Co., for 10 years and with the Foundation
Co. of which is v.-p. and dir. Expert eng'r in all
classes of foundation and subaqueous work, and has
been connected with many nota'ble eng'ring achieve-
ments o.f this nature. Independent. 'Mem. Am. Soc.
Civil Eng'rs; mem. Rensselaer Soc of Eng'rs. Mem.
The N. Y. Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Alumni Ass'n.
Clubs: University Railroad, Century. Address: Care
The Foundation Co., 115 Broadway, N. Y. City.

JARVIE, WILLIAM

Retired dentist: b. Manchester, Eng., July 14, 1841;
s. William and Isabella (Newibegin) Jarvie; ed. In
England and Brooklyn, N. Y.; received degree of M.
D. S.; m. Brooklyn, Sept. 10, 1867, Amelia C. McHenry;
children: William Jr., George Kendall, Amelia Fran-
ces Goodrich. Practised in Brooklyn until retired.
Ex-pres. Dental Soc. State of N. Y.; ex-pres. N. Y.
Odontological Soc; ex-pres. 2d Dlst. Dental Soc;
Brooklyn Dental Soc. At various times traveled in
England, Scotland, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Den-
mark, Holland, Belguim, France Germany, .Switzer-
land, Austria, Italy, Egypt, Soudan, Palestine, Turkey
and Greece; ascended Mount Blanc and several others
of highest snow mountains in Switzerland; motored in
England, Scotland, France, Germany, Switzerland, Aus-
tria and Italy. Mem. Nat. Dental Ass'n, Acad. Dental
Science, Odontological Soc. of Great Britain. Ex-pres.
Bass Rooks Improvement Ass'n. Recreations: Auto-
mobiling, golf, travel. Clubs: Rembrandt, Hamilton,
Automobile of America, Gloucester Yacht, Nassau
Country, Bass Rocks Golf (v.-p.). Adrress: 19 W.
54th St., N. Y. City.

JARVIS, NATHAN S.

Physician; b. Baltimore, Md., 1860; s. Dr. Nathan S.
(surgeon, U. S. A.) and Jennie B. (Callanan) Jarvis;
ed. private schs.. and Baltimore City Coll., Bellevue
Hosp. Med. Coll., N. Y. 1884; m. N. Y. City, 1898, Edith
Himeroy. Was 1st lieut. and ass't surgeon, U. S. A.,
1887; capt. U. S. A., 1892; maj. and brigrade surgeon
U. S. Vols., Spanish-Am. War, June, 1898; mustered
out 1899; retired as capt. U. S. A., 1892; lieut.-col.
brigade surgeon, N. G. N. Y. S., 1899-1912; retired 1912.
Independent Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Soc, County Med. Ass'n;
Fellow N. Y. Acad, of Medicine Alumni Soc. of Belle-
vue Hosp., U. S. Ass'n of Military Surgeons; Com-
panion of Mil. Order of Loyal Legion; mem. Aztec
Club of 1847. Clubs: Manhattan, N. Y. Athletic, St.
Nicholas, Machinery. Address: Manhattan Club, N.
Y. City.

JASLOW, LEONARD A.

Physician and surgeon; b. Philadelphia, March 4,
1881; s. Henry and Jennie (Green) Jaslow; M.D.,
Univ. State of N. Y. Physician and Surgeon; has
teacher's License, N. Y. City; unmarried. Surgeon on
S. S. Trinidad and S. S. Ponce through West Indies
and Porto Rico for two years to Sept., 1908; S S.
Trinidad lost propeller In storm off St. Kitts, B. W.
I.; and drifted to Barbados, B. W. I.; visited ruins
of Martinique (St. Pierre) eruption, Sept., 1907. Made
an inspection of Places of interest in the British
French, Danish and Spanish West Indies and Porto
Rico. Taught evening sch., 1905-1907. Republican.
Mason. Mem. Royal Arcanum. Clubs: Central Re-
publican 31st Assembly Dist., Sterling Republican,
Manhattan Republican. Hon. mem. The Lincoln Farm
Ass'n, Volunteer Firemen, Stapleton, S. I., Co. 4. Ad-
dress: 22 Morningslde Av. E., N. Y. City.

JAY, WILLIAM

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 12, 1841; s. John and
Eleanor (Field) Jay; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B., 1859,
A.M., 1863, Columbia Law Sch., DL.B., 1868. Capt. and
bvt. Lieut. Col. U. S. Volunteer Army, during Civil
War; m. N. Y. June 12, 1878, Lucy Oelrichs. Mem.
firm Jay & Candler; pres. N. Y. Cab Co., Valley Farms
Co.; dir. Commercial Cable Co.; N. Y. Mortgage and
Security Co. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Sons
of Revolution, St. Nicholas Soc. and (ex-pres.) N. Y.
Hist. Soc , Am. Geog. Soc, Met. Museum, Pres. Hugue-
not Soc. of America, Soc of the Army of the Potomac.
Senior warden and clerk of the Vestry of Trinity Ch.
Recreations: Farming, breeding horses, cattle, etc.
Clubs: Coaching (pres), City, Century, Knickerbock-
er, Meadow Brook. Residence: Bedford House, Ka-
tonah, N. Y. Address: 48 Wall St., N. Y. City.

JAYCOX, WALTER HUSTED

Jurist; b. Wassaic, N. Y., Sept. 3, 1863; s. Lorin
H. and Hannah (Darling) Jaycox; ed. in common
schools; m. Inez Learning. Studied law in office of
Wilimot M. Smith at Patchiogue, N. Y.; admitted to
bar, 'Sept. 13, 1889. Elected, 1893, re-elected, 1896,
dis't att'y, Suffolk Co., N. Y., serving 6 years; appt'd
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Co., serving 4 years; appt'd April, 1906, elected Nov.,
1906, justice Supreme Court, N, V., for Second Judicial
Dist., for term 1 expiring Dec. 31, 1920. Republican.
Address: Main St., Patehogue, L. I., N. Y.

JEFFERS, LE ROY

Librarian; b. Ipswich, Mass., Aug., 1878; s. Charles
P. and Elizabeth B. (Stalker) Jeffers; ed. pub. and
high schs. ; also libraries, Washington, D. C. Mg'r
Booklovers Libraries in central West; devised and
instituted in the leading Eastern cities economic
systems of book supply and distribution, 1901-1904;
chief of book purchase div., N. Y. Public Library
for its toranch system since May, 1905; also ass't in
main reading room of N. Y. Public Library since
opening of evening service, Jan., 1906. Visited Eu-
ropean libraries, 1908. Contb'r on library economy;
published A.L.A. comparative lists of .books issued*
in various editions, showing the most economical
method of purchasing desirable editions for library
use. Student of psychological and religious prob-
lems. Has traveled extensively. Clubs: Sierra (San
Francisco), Alpine of Canada (Banff), Fresh Air (N.
Y.). Residence: 65 Central Park W. Address: 476
5th Av., N. Y. Citv.

JEFFERSON, CHARLES E.

Clergyman; b. Cambridge, Ohio, Aug. 29, 1SO0; s.
Milton and Ella (Sarchet) Jefferson; grad. Ohio Wes-
leyan Univ., B,A., B.S., 1882; Sch. of Theology, Boston
Univ., S.T.B., 1887; D.D. Union Coll., Oberlin Coll. and
Yale Univ., LL.D., Ohio Wesleyan Univ.; m. Cam-
bridge, O., Aug. 10, 1887, Belle Patterson; children:
Charles Frederic, b. 1888; Ralph Waldo, b. 1890. Pas-
tor Central Cong'l Ch., Chelsea, Mass., 1887-1898; Broad-
way Tabernacle, oldest Cong'l Ch. in Greater N. Y. since
1898. Author: Quiet Talks with Earnest People; Quiet
Hints to Growing Preachers; Doctrine and Deed; Things
Fundamental; The Minister as Prophet; The World's
Christmas Tree; The New Crusade; The Old Year and
the New; My Father's Business; The Character of
Jesus; The Building of the Church; Why We May Be-
lieve in Life After Death, The Minister as Shep-
herd. Mem. Yale Corp'n, being first clergyman
chosen outside the State of Connecticut since the
foundation of the Univ., 200 years ago; made 4th trip
to Europe, 1912. Mem. Chi Alpha. Club: Cong'l. Ad-
dress: 121 W.' 85th St., N. Y. City.

JEFFERY, E. T.

Railway pres.; 'b. Liverpool, England, April 6, 1843;
came to U. S., 1850; m. 1877, Virginia Osborn Clarke.
Began railway service, 1856, with 111. Central R. R.,
as office hoy to sup't of machinery, advancing until
became its gen. sup't, 1877-1885; gen. mg'r, 1S85-1889,
resigned; comm'r to Paris Exp'n, 1889, on behalf
of Exec. Com. of citizens of Chicago for purpose of
studying and reporting upon the exposition; chm'n
Grounds and Buildings Com., World's Columbian Exp'n,
Chicago, until Sept., 1891. Pres. 1891-1912, and chm'n
B'd of Dirs. Denver & Rio Grande Co. since Jan. 4,
1912; chm'n B'd of Dirs. Western Pacific R'y Co.;
dir Colo. Fuel & Iron Co., Colo. Midland R'y Co.,
Equitable Trust Co., First Nat. Bank of Chicago,
First Trust & Savings Bank, Chicago, George's Creek



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