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than Bradley and Eleanor (Ecob) Morse; ed. Whites-
town Sem. and Wellesley Coll.; m. July 12, 1S82,
Charles Rawson Kingsley. Author: Titus, A Com-
rade of the Cross, 1894; Stephen, a Soldier of the
Cross, 1896; Paul, a Herald of the Cross, 1S97; Pris-
oners of the Sea, 1898; The Cross Triumphant, 1899;
The Transfiguration of Miss Philura, 1901; The
Needle's Eye, 1902; Wings and Fetter3, 1902; Under
the Stars, 1903; The Singular Miss Smith, 1904; Tor,
1904; The Resurrection of Miss Cynthia, 1905; The
Intellectual Miss Lamb, 1906; Truthful Jane, 1907;
The Princess and the Ploughman, 1907; Those Queer
Browns, 1907; And So They Were Married. 1908; The
Glass House. 1909; Those Brewster Children, 1910; The
Highest Bidder, 1910; Francesca, 1911: The Return of
Caroline, 1911; Wilhelmina Changes Her Mind, 1912;
Miss Philma's Wedding Gown, 1912; Veronica, 1913;
Hurrying Fate and Geraldine, 1913: Miss Philma (a
play) 1913. Address: Westerleigh, Staten Island, N. Y.


Real estate broker; b. Buffalo, June 21, 1S49: s.
Silas and Julia Rachel (Cozzens) Kingsley; ed. Buffalo
public schs.. Central High Sch., and Buffalo Acad.; m.
Buffalo, N. Y., June 20, 1876, A. Louisa McWilliams;
children: Silas Eugene, b. Sept. 2, 1S7S, Louise K.
Kahler (wife of Hugh M. Kahler. of East Orange,
N. J.), b. 1882. Started clerking in seed store, Buffalo,
1864; entered employ of C. E. Walbridge, hardware.
1S6S, retiring from charge of wholesale dep't in 1878
to engage with late Otto Ulbrlch in book and station-
ery business under Ulbrich & Kingsley; burned out
1^87, and engaged in real estate business. Served on
Atlanta Exp'n Com. on Citizens' Conv. to entertain
com. of Congress visiting city to locate Niagara River
Bridge; com. accompanying Pres. McKinley to original
Pan-Am. site Com. for Relief at Families of Spanish
War Soldiers and Sailors; pres. Real Estate Exchange
3 vears, largely instrumental in erecting exchange
bld'g in Pearl st., 1895; also on Citizen Com. for Cele-
brating 100 Years Peace, 1912. Republican; Presby'n.
Mem. Chamber of Commerce (chm'n Real Estate Com.,
2 years, also com. to welcome to Buffalo, Pres. Cas-
satt on Pa. R. R. Dir. Y. M. C. A. many years, re-
signing 1907; formerly officer in First Presiby n Ch.
of Buffalo. Recreation: Gardening. Residence: 64
Norwood Av. Address: Kingsley Bld'g, 121 Franklin
St., Buffalo, N. Y.

Banker: b. N. Y. City, March 13, 1S56; s. Alexander
P. and Margaret J. (Ostrander) Kinnan: ed. Law-
renceville Sch.; m. St. Thomas Ch N. Y. City, Dec. 14,
18S7, Charlotte O. Morris; one son: Morris Egenton.
b. Jan. 22, 1891. Mem. firm of J. Romaine Brown &
Co pres and trustee LTnion Dime Savings Bank; dir.
Mutual Bank, City of N. Y. Fire Ins. Co., Met. Life
Ins. Co. of N. Y.; Robert Crooks Co., of N. Y.; N. Y.
Plate Glass Ins. Co.; treas. Arrow Realty Co. Re-
publican, Episcopalian. Mem. Kane Lodge. F. and A.
M St Nicholas Soc. Sons of the Revolution. Clubs:
Nassau of -Princeton; N. Y. Athletic, Union League,
Manhattan. Residence: 439 West End Av. Address:
701 Sixth Av., N. Y. City.


Painter, illustrator; b. Peoria. 111., June 11, 1872;
d. John A. and Margaret (McMillan) West; ed. Peoria
High Sch., Art Students' League, of N. Y., and in Paris
In classes of Lefebvre, Fleury, Collin and Mercon: m.
Chicago, 1901, Troy Kinney; one son, John West Kin-
ney, b 1903. Pictures at various times in exhibitions
of Pa. Acad, Fine Arts, Soc Western Artists, Chicago
Artists. Collaborator with Troy Kinney in illustra-
tion and decoration; including a decoration in Fine
Arts Bld'g, Chicago. Has painted a large number of
portraits. Address: 15 W. 67th St., N. Y. City.


Illustrator; b. Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 1, 1871; s.
William C. and Mary (Troy) Kinney: grad. Yale, A.M.,
1896; Yale Art Sch., Chicago Art Inst.: m. Chicago,
June, 1901, Margaret West; one son: John West, b.
1903. In 1S96-1897, in newspaper work Baltimore and
Chicago; since then in illustration of books and mag-
azines, fiction, etc, in collaboration with wife, over
signature "The Kinncys," Century, Saturday Evening



l'ost, Harper's, McClurg, Macmillan, Dodd, Mead &
Co., MoClure, Phillips & Co., and others; mural decui.i-
tion, among: others, proscenium arch and foyer. Grand
Opera House, Chicago. Mem. Delia Kappa Epsilon.
Clubs: Yale (N. v. City); Elihu (Yale Univ.). Ad-
dress: 15 West 07th St., N, V. City.


Elec. eng'r; b. Leominster, Mass., 1852; s. Cyrus and
Helen D. (Allen) Kinsman; ed. in schools of Mass.;
m. 1st, N. Y. City, 1881, Florence Hillman; 2d, Al-
bany, N. Y., 1902, M. E. Davis; children; Cyrus H.,
Annis L., Grace. Engaged in elec. business, and
became identified with earliest development of tele-
phone business; devised first central office telephone
system ever built; In other elec. lines was first man
to burn arc lamps on incandescent circuit; sent, in
1877, by Gen. Walker, v. -p. Gold & Stock Telegraph
Co., to Chicago, to assist in establishing telephone
there; invented, 1S7S, the multiple switchboard, which
was afterward sold to Western Electric Co.; was first
sup't repairs and attachments for Metropolitan Tele-
phone Co. (afterwards N. Y. Telephone Co.), 1879-
1881; mem. firm Kinsman & Toby, 1881, and of its
successor, The Elec. Construction & Supply Co., of
which was pres. until 1S90, and is still a director;
from 1S90 consulting elec. eng'r for several large
concerns; now pres. Kinsman Block System Co., mf'g
automatic train stop system now in use on express
tracks of N. Y. Subway; also treas. Kinsman Elec. and
Railway Supply Co. Mem. Am. Soc. Elec. Eng'rs, N. Y.
Soc. Elec. Eng'rs, Knight Templar, Mason and Mecca
Shriner. Mem. Merchants' Ass n of N. Y. Residence:
Plainfield. N. J. Address: 50 Church St., . N. Y. City.


Broker; b. Rhinebeck, N. Y.. June 29, 1S74; s. William
Bergh and Sarah Ann (Spies) Kip; ed. St. John's
Sch., Sing Sing; grad. Yale Coll., A.B., 1806; N. Y. Law
Sen., LL.B., 1001; m. N. Y. City, Oct .25, 1902, Frances
Carter Jones; one son: William Bergh. In practise of
law until 1907, when engaged in brokerage business,
being men:. Butler, Herrick & Kip, successors to
Herrick, Hicks & Colby; mem, N. Y. Stook Exchange,
since 1909. Served in Spanish-Am. War, as 1st lieut.
and battalion adj. 9th Reg't Vols., N. Y., 1S98; 2d lieut.
and 1st lieut. 12th Reg't, N. G., N. Y., 1905-190S. Mem.
Naval and Mil. Order Spanish-Am. War, Psi Upsilon
fraternity, Dutchess County Soc. Dir. Washington
Heights Hosp. Recreations: Polo, golf. Clubs: Yale,
University, Union, Racquet and Tennis, Am. Kennel,
Polo, Rockaway Hunt. Residences: Rhinebeck, N. Y'.,
12S E. 60th St. Address: 7 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Philadelphia, Jan. 22, 1S74; s. Thomas
E. and Isabelle C. (Town) Kirby; ed. public and
private schs., N. Y. City. Columbia Univ., E.E., 1S95,
LL.B., 1898; m. N. Y. City, June 21, 1906, Wilhelmine
S. D. Claflin. Admitted to bar of N. Y., 1898, clerk
in office of Gould &. Wilkie, 189S-1904; mem. firm
Kirby & Wood, N. Y". City, since 1904. Gen. partner
with Thomas E. Kirby in Am. Art Ass'n, N. Y., since
1912. Comm'r of Recreation of City of N. Y., since
1911. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., S. A. R., Pa. Soc,
of N. Y. [Pres. Amateur Athletic Union of U. S.; v.-p.
Public Schs., Athletic League of City of N. Y.; treas.
Playground and Recreation Ass'n of America; chm'n
Advisory Com. Inter-Collegiate Ass'n Amateur Ath-
letes of America (pres., 1895); grad. dir. Track Ath-
letic Ass'n, Columbia Univ.; mg'r of track team, 1894-
1895; v.-p. Am. Olympic Com. and one of representa-
tives to Olympic Games at Stockholm, 1912. Mem.
Am. Comite d'Honneur at Olympic Games, London,
190S, etc. Clubs: Columbia Univ. (one of organizers,
sec. until 1907, now mem. B'd of Govs.). University.
Residence: 43 Fifth Av. Address: 2 Wall St., and 2
E. 23d St.. N. Y. City.


Mn'g dir. Am. Art Galleries; .b. Philadelphia, Pa.,
Nov. 14, 1S46; s. William Kitts and Mary (Sothern)
Kirby; ed. Philadelphia public schs. and commercial
colls.; m. Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 7, 1871, Isabelle C.
Town; children: Gustavus Town. b. 1S74; Mrs. Flor-
ence S. Kirby Midgley, b. 1881. Began business career
at age of 12. as boy with Thomas & Sons, auctioneers,
of Philadelphia, remaining with that firm and work-
ing through dep'ts for 18 years, and in 1876 became
connected with George A. Leavitt & Co., leading art
auctioneers, N. T City; later became partner of John
Ortgies, conducting sales of Oriental porcelains,
pictures and other art objects; in 1882. joined in
reorg'n of Am. Art Gallery as the Am. Art Ass'n, of
which is now active partner and mn'g dir.; has per-
sonally managed and conducted many of most im-
portant art sales in N. Y. City, which, since 1883, have
amounted to a grand total of over $35,000,000. Pres.
Northern Westchester Realty Co. Has traveled much

in Europe, Japan, and U. S. Served 5 years in First
!; -. i Pa State Militia, as private, corporal to 1st
li. in., eomd'r Co. E. honorably d'scliarged, 1869. Mem.
Am. Geog. Soc. Sue. of Arts, London. Bng., The Japan
Soc, London, Eng., Chamber of Commerce, s. A. It.,
Pennsylvania Soc, of N. Y'. (v.-p.). Mason. Hon, mem.
United Typothetae, N. Y\; sustaining mem. Met. Museum
Of Art. Recreations: Golf, tennis. Clubs: Union League,
Republican, Bedford Golf and Tennis, Address: Am.
Art Galleries, G E. 23d St., N. Y. City.


Retired; b, San Francisco. Calif., March 28, 1853; s.
Charles and Virginia (Siemsen) Kirchhoff; grad. as
mining eng'r and metallurgist, Koyal Sch. of Mines,
Clausthal, Germany, 1874. Engaged With Delaware
Lead Refinery, 'Philadelphia, as chemist, 1874-1877;
asso. editor Metallurgical Review, 1877-1S7S; asso.
editor The Iron Age, 1S7S-18S1; editor of Eng'ring
and Mining Journal, 1S81-1SS4; became again con-
nected with the Iron Age as asso. editor, 1884-1889,
editor-in-chief, 1SS9-1909. Special agent United States
Geol. Survey, 1883-1907, for collection of statistics of
production of lead, copper and zinc. Author: Notes
on Some European Iron Districts, 1900. Mem. Am.
Inst. Mining Eng'rs (pres., 1898-1899.). Iron and Steel
Inst, of Great Britain, Verein Deutscher Eisenheut-
tonleute, Am. Soc Mech. Eng'rs, Franklin Inst., of
Philadelphia (honorary). Clubs: Century, Engineers.
Residence: 587 Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.


Prof, of law; b. Detroit, July 3, 1855; ed. public
schools, Chicago and Albany, N. Y. ; grad. Yale, A.B.,
1879; studied law in Albany, N. Y.; m. Wilmington,
Del., Dora Child Wendell. Admitted to bar, 1881; prac-
tised law in Albany, N. Y. 1881-1891; editor Historical
Manuscripts, State of N. Y., 1887-1889; prof, law, Union
Univ., and dean Albany Law Sch., 1889-1891; prof, law
since 1891, Kent prof, since 1902, and dean sch. of law,
Columbia Univ.. since 1901. Author: Readings in the
Law of Real Property; Select Cases and Other Au-
thorities on the Law of Mortgage, and articles on law
in legal periodicals; editor Dep't of Daw, New Inter-
nal Encyclopedia. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.
Clubs: Century. Columbia, Yale. Address: 800 River-
side Drive, N. Y. City.


Economist, social "worker; b. Baltimore, Md., May
7. 1SS0; s. George Albert and Margaret Mary (Magee)
Kirk; ed. Baltimore City Coll., 1899, Johns Hopkins
Univ., A.B., 1902, (Univ. scholar, 1902-1903, univ. fellow,
1903-1904); Ph.D. 1905; m. Portland, Me., June 25,
1910, Margaret Louise Dudley; one son: George, b.
March 27, 1911. Ass't in political economy, Johns Hop-
kins Univ., 1904-1905; instr. in economics, 1905-1907;
ass't prof, economics 1907-1910, asso. prof, of social
and political science, 1910-1911, Brown Univ.; prof,
and head of dep't of economics and sociology, Univ. of
Rochester, since Sept. 1, 1911; gen. sec United Chari-
ties of Rochester, July 1, 1911. Mem. Am. Economic
Ass'n. Am. Polit. Science Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa Soc,
Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. Author: National Labor
Federations, 1906, A Modern City, 1909, and contb'r to
cyclopedias and scientific periodicals. Club: Genesee
Valley. Address: 300 Cutler Bldg., Rochester, N. Y.


Manufacturer; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 10, 1867; s.
Thomas S. (M.D., LL.D.) and Eliza Ogden (Butler)
Kirkbride; grad. Haverford Coll., A.B., 1889. In a
marine ins. broker's office. Liverpool, England, 1889-
1890; in charge of Philadelphia office of Caledonia
Mining & Mf'g Co., 1890-1891; stockkeeper, Mail Bag
Repair Shop. Washington, D. C, 1891; sup't Mail
Equipment Shops, Washington, D. C, 1891-1893; ass't
see. The Pennsylvania Co., for Insurance on Lives and
Granting Annuities, 1893-189S; sec. 1898, treas. 1899-
1905. Partner, Alfred Booth & Co.; treas. and dir.
Surpass Leather Co.; dir. Booth Steamship Co., Lt'd,
1905-1907. Pres. Eclipse Tanning Co., Empire Cream
Separator Co. Comm'r to select a site for the Eastern
X. Y. State Custodial Asylum. Republican; Presby'n.
Mem. Hist. Soc. of Pa., N. Y. Chamber of Commerce.
Trustee Stevens Inst, of Technology; mg'r N. Y. Ass'n
for Improving Condition of Poor and Letcnworth
Village. Author: The Modern. Trust Company, Its
Functions and Organization (with J. E. Sterrett). 1905
(Macmillan); The Dispensary Problem in Philadel-
phia, 1903. Clubs: Century, Down Town Ass'n, City,
Republican (N. Y. City). Residence: 375 Park Av.
Address: 55 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Clergyman: b. in England; s. Archdeacon W. W.
Kirby; ed. Kings Coll., London, and Gen. Theol. Sem.,
N. Y. City. Ordained deacon, 1885. by Bishop H. C.
Potter, ordained priest, 1886, by Bishop Harris, in



Episcopal Ministry. Formerly ass't St. Thomas's Ch.,
New York; rector Emmanuel Ch., Great River, L. I.,
and later at St. James's Ch., Madison Av., N. Y. City;
since Dec. 1, 1908, Rector Christ Church, Marlborough,
N. Y. Address: Marlborough, N. Y.


Author, naturalist; b. Nice, France, Dec. 7, 1868; s.
Maj. Murray, U. S. A., and Julia (Kirkham) Davis
(adopted by grandfather, Gen. Ralph W. Kirkham, U.
S A); ed. Calif, public schs. and Mass. Inst. Tech-
nology; m. N. Y. City, Mary Clark Williams. Author:
North and South, Outdoor Philosophy, East and West,
Resources, Mexican Trails, The Philosophy of Self
Help, The Ministry of Beauty, Where Dwells the Soul
Serene, In the Open. Traveled extensively in Mexico,
S America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Mem. A.A.A.S..
Am. Ornithol. Union, Am. Museum of Natural History.
Club: Union League. Address: Canandaigua, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Tuskegee, Ala., Feb. 9, 1866; s. Sidney
and Ann E. (Brown) Kirtland; grad. Georgetown Univ.
Law Sch., LL.B.; m. N. Y. City, Oct., 1898, Elizabeth,
d. John M. iScribner. In gen. practice of law in N. Y.
City Candidate Rep. Party for State Senate, lith
Senate Dist., in 1902, but defeated. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, N.

Y County Lawyers' Ass'n; N. Y. Southern Soc, Ala-
bama Soc. of N. Y. City. Club: White Plains. Resi-
dence: White Plains, N. Y. Address: 2 Wall St., N.
Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Trenton, N. J., April 26, 1865; s. Ben-
jamin T. and Florence (Coleman) Kissam; ed. Charlier
Inst, and Columbia Law Sch.; m. Trenton, N. J., Anne
H., d. Judge Edward T. Green; one son: Philip, b.
July 5, 1896. For past twelve years has taken active
part in politics of Essex County and State of N. J.,
mem. Sch. B'd, common council of Orange, and gen.
assembly at different times. Republican; Episcopalian.
Mem. St. Nicholas Soc, Zeta Psi fraternity. Club:
Essex County Country. Residence: Orange, N. J. Ad-
dress: 40 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Architect- b. N Y. City, Feb. 22, 1866; s. Benjamin
Adrian and Sara A. (Snyder) Kissam; ed. public
schools Nos. 35 and 69, and by private tutor, N. Y. City,
Columbia Univ. grad. in architecture B.S., 1886; stu-
dent In Paris. France, 1886-1888. Practising and re-
siding in Tacoma, Wash., 1888-1892; practising in N.

Y City since 1892. Republican; Episcopalian. Execu-
tor Estate of Benj. A. Kissam, substantiary adminis-
trator Estate of Henry D. H. Snyder, v.-p. Rosenfeld-
Kissam Co.; Past pres. Soc. Columbia Univ. Archi-
tects' B'd of Governors Alumni Ass'n Sch. of Science,
Columbia Univ.; mem. Sons of Revolution, Soc. Colon-
ial Wars, Order Founders and Patriots of America,
Am Soc. for Promoting Efficiency, Citizens Union.
Recreations: Outdoor sports. Clubs: University, Co-
lumbia University, Psi Upsilon, Aldine, Uptown. Resi-
dence- 235 W. 97th St. Address: Valentine & Kissam,
346 4th Av., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. E. Liverpool, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1875; s. Far-
rand D. and Flora MacDonald (Porter) Kitchel; grad.
AB. 1897, Yale Law Sch., in 1901, with degree of LL.B.,
magna cum laude. 1901 (mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha
Delta Phi, Chi Delta Theta, and legal fraternity of
Phi Delta Phi); chm'n B'd Editors of Yale Literary
Magazine and Yale Law Journal, and mem. and subse-
quently coach of Univ. Debating teams; m. Brooklyn,
N Y Oct. 17 1907, Edith Ray. Served as sec. to Rob-
ert C Morris, pres. Rep. Co. Com. of N. Y. Co., 1901-
1903 Admitted to N. Y. Bar, Feb., 1902; practised law
in the office of Morris & Fay, until Jan., 1905; became
chief att'y of the Legal Aid Soc, Feb., 1905, to Jan.,
1907, and since then with Strong & Cadwalader. Dir.
City of N. Y. Club: Yale. Address: 43 Cedar St., N.
Y. City.

Lawyer; b. New Haven, Conn., Nov. 30, 1869; s.
Cornelius Ladd and Alice (Lloyd) Kitchel; grad. Yale
College, A.B. 1S92; Yale Law Sch., LL.B., 1895; m.
New Haven, Conn., April 6. 1896, Grace W. Wheeler;
children: Lloyd, b. 189S; Saxton W., b. 1901; Alice
Hovd, b. 1905; Denison, b. 1908. Has practiced law In
N. Y. City since 1895; with Alexander & Green until
1907 and since then with Strong & Cadwalader. Dir.
Mexico Central R. R. Co. Line. Mem. Ass'n Bar of City
of N. Y., Skull & Bones, Psi Upsilon fraternity, Soc. of
Colonial Wars. Clubs: University, Yale, City, Mid-
day, Lawrence Park Country, New Haven Country,
Graduate (New Haven). Residence: Lawrence Park,
Bronxville, N. Y. Address: 40 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Civil eng'r; b. North Andover, Mass., Dec. 11, 1866;
s. Joseph and Henrietta Frances (Watson) Klttredge;
ed. public and high schs. of North Andover and Mass.
Inst. Technology, B.S., 1877; m. Louisville, Ky., Oct.
17. 1888, Georgia Davis. Began r'y service, 1S88, as
employe in Maintenance of Way Dep't. Pittsburgh,
Cincinnati & St. Louis R'y, and continued with Pa.
lines west of Pittsburgh until 1890; eng'r maintenance
of way and ass't chief eng'r, 1890-1891, chief eng'r
1891-1906, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis
R'y, also chief eng'r 1900-1906, Louisville & Jefferson-
ville BTidge Co.; since 1906 chief eng'r N. Y. Central &
Hudson River Railroad, Terminal R'y of Buffalo, N. J.
Shore Line R. R. and Hudson River Connecting Rail-
road Corp'n. Mem. Exec. Com. Eastern R. R. Ass'n;
mem. Eng'ring Com. of the railroads of U. S. to confer
with Interstate Commerce Comm'n on matter of Fed-
eral Valuation. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Am. R'y
Eng'ring and Maintenance of Way Ass'n (pres. 19Q2-
1903). Clubs: Transportation, Technology. Residence:
Yonkers, N. Y. Address: Grand Central Terminal, N.
Y. City.


Manufacturer; b. Harrisville, N. H., June 18, 1871; s.
Samuel Grant and Harriet Louise (Harris) Kittredge;
grad. Keene (N. H.) High Sch., N. H. State Coll., B.S.;
m. Cleveland, O., Nov. 8, 1902; two children. Connected
with N. Y. Belting & Packing Co., Passaic. N. J., 1896-
1897; pres. Peerless Motor Car Co., also dir. Peerless
Motor Car Co. of 111., Central Nat. Bank, Cleveland.
E, Peerless Motor Car Co. of Philadelphia, the Peerless
Motor Car Co. of 111., Central Nat. Bank, Cleveland,
Asso. Patents Co., N. Y., Automobile Chamber of Com-
merce, Inc., 1st v.-p. and administrative counsel mem.
Nat. Metal Trades Ass'n. Chm'n fiscal trustees, Mater-
nity Hosp., Cleveland; mem. Finance Com. Associated
Charities, Cleveland. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Cleve-
land Automobile, Union, Euclid, Mayfield, Athletic,
Manhattan Automobile (N. Y. City). Residence: Over-
look Road, Euclid Heights, Cleveland. Address: The
Peerless Motor Car Co., Cleveland, Ohio, and 1758
Broadway, N. Y. City.


Civil eng'r; b. Orange, N. J., May 23, 1867; s. William
H. and Elinor (Evans) Klapp; ed. Sch. of Mines, Colum-
bia Coll.; m. Evanston, 111., 1892, Margaret F. Hotch-
klss; children: Elizabeth, b. 1894; Elinor, b. 1906. Ass't
eng'r of maintenance, chief eng'r South Side
Rapid Transit R. R., Chicago; 1st lieut. and q.-m. pro-
moted capt. 2d U. S. Col. Eng'rs, Spanish-Am. War;
mg'r Nat. Contracting Co., stationed at New Orleans.
La.; div. eng'r N. Y. Subway; chief eng'r Brooklyn
Rapid Transit R. R. Mem. firm Barclay. Parsons &
Klapp, consulting eng'rs, since 1905. Pres. Cuban
Ports Improvement Co.; v.-p. Port of Havana Docks
Co. Founded, published and edited for 3 years The
House Beautiful. Republican. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil
Eng'rs, Sons of Revolution, Delta Psi. Clubs: Union,
Down Town Ass'n. St. Anthony, Columbia University.
Residence: Wyckoff. N. J. Address: 60 Wall St., N. Y.
City, and Havana, Cuba.


Engineer; b. Berlin, Germany; ed. Riga Coll., Riga,
Russia, and Riga Poly., where iwas grad. M.E. En-
gaged in practice as mech. eng'r finst in Euro-pe and
afterward in U. S. Traveled extensively in Russia,
Holland, England, France, Spain, Italy and Egypt;
through Suez Canel and Red Sea to Persia, and on a
turtle expd'n to Kurachi (British East Indies); thence
to Bombay, Colombo (Ceylon), Madras, Calcutta, the
Malay Peninsula and through the Straits of Malacca to
Singapore; also visited Borneo, Batavia (Dutch East
Indies), Sumatra, through Sunda Strait to Padang, and
homeward via Aden, Red Sea and Suez Canal; also
traveled widelv in America, as far as Canadian Rockies
and through Yukon Valley. Joined 13th Reg't Coast
Art'y. N.G.N.Y., March 14. 1893; warranted corporal
and transferred to non-comm'nd staff Jan. 23. 1894,
promoted commissary sergeant Aug. 14, 1894, battalion
q.-m. sergt. Oct. 22. 1895; honorably discharged, May
17, 1898. Mem. Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science, Am.
Soc. Internat. Law, Am. Economic Ass'n, N. Y. Acad, of
Science, Nat. Geog. Soc. Botanical Garden (N. Y. City).
Am. Polit. Science Ass'n, Am. Forestry Ass'n, Municipal
Art Soc, Nat. Soc of Craftsmen. Mil. Service Inst'n,
veteran 13th Reg't; mem. Am. Canoe Ass'n. Little Italy
Neighborhood Ass'n. Nat. Child Labor Com. Clubs:
Crescent Athletic. Oxford. National Arts. Asacog. Mon-
tauk. Address: 130 Montague St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

Theatrical manager; b. Paducah. Ky.. May 29. 1858;
s. Leopold and Caroline Klaw; ed. public schools of
Louisville, Ky.; m. Antoinette M. Morris. Studied law



and admitted to bar; engaged as theatrical mg'r since
1881. Mem. law firm of Klaw & Erlanger; dir. Com-
mercial Trust Co. Address: J14 \V. 42d St., New York


Playwright; ib. London, Eng., Jan. 7, 1867; s. Her-
mann and Adelaide Klein; ed. North London Coll.; m.
Lillian Dankwert. Formerly with Charles Frohman as
censor of plays. Author (plays): The District Attor-
ney; A Mile a Minute; By Proxy; A Paltry Million; El
Capitan; The Charlatan; The Hon. John Grigsby ;
Heartsease; Dr. Belgraff; A Royal Rogue; Mr. Pick-
wick; The Cipher Code; The Auctioneer; Red Feather;
The Music Master; The Lion and the Mouse; The
Daughters of Men; The Register; The Third Degree,
The Next of Kin; The Gamblers. Clubs: Lambs, Amer-
ican Dramatic. Address: Rowayton, Conn.


Sec. and dir. B. Altman & Co.; b. Bridgeport, Conn.,
Sept. 5, 1870; s. Bernhard and Miriam (Lowenthal)
Klein; ed. Bridgeport public and high sens.; unmarried.
After leaving school entered employ of B. Altman &
Co., Dry Goods merchants, and held various responsi-
ble positions as buyer and manager. Upon incorpora-
tion of the firm, February, 1909, was one of the incor-
porators, and elected dir. and sec; dir. Auto Strop
Safety Razor Co. Mem. Soc. for Ethical Culture;
trustee and chm'n of Felicia (summer vacation home
for poor children, at Mountainville, Orange Co., N. T.).
Residence: 45 W. 94th St. Address: 361 5th Av N. Y.

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