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1906. Started business career, 1883, and has had ex-
tensive foreign travel, particularly in South America.
Pres. William H. Knox & Co., Inc., Maplewood Bld'g &
Loan Ass'n, recording sec. Newark Dist. Ch. Soc. Gov-
erning officer S. Orange, N. J., and pres. B'd of Health,
1907-1911. Mem. Chamber of Commerce, Produce Ex-
change, Maritime Exchange, Am. Exporters' & Im-
porters' Ass'n. Recreations: Motoring, fishing, trav-
eling. Clubs: Whitehall, N. Y. Press. Residence: S.
Orange, N. J. Address: 17 Battery PI., N. Y. City.

KNUBEL, FREDERICK H.

Clergyman; b. N. Y. City, May 22, 1870; s. Frederick
and Anna Knubel; ed. public schools to 1883; Coll. City
of N. Y. to 1885; Packard's Business Coll., 1886; grad.
Pa. Coll., A.B. (first honor), 1893; Gettysburg Theol.
Sem., A.M., 1895: studied at Univ. at Leipzig, Germany,
1895-1896; D.D., Pa. Coll., 1912; m. Jersey City, N. J., June
26. 1895. ChTistine Ritscher; children: Frederick R., b.
1897, Helen M., b. 1901. Was engaged in business with
a lace concern, 18S6-1889; In European travel, 1895-
1S96: organized Evangelical Lutheran Ch. of the Atone-
ment, N. Y. City, in Dec, 1896, and has been Its pastor
since. Republican. Mem. 'Koinonia and Concordia Min-
isterial Ass'ns, Phi Gamma Delta fraternity; trustee
Lutheran Deaconess Motherhouse, Baltimore. Md.;
Lutheran Hosp. of Manhattan. Recreation: Tennis.
Address: 48 Hamilton Terrace, N. Y. City.



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KOBBE, GEORGE C.

Lawyer; b. N. Y., Sept. 27, 1852; s. William August
(b. in Duchy of Nassau, Germany; many years Nasso-
vian consul-gen. of U. S.) and Sarah Lord (Slstare)
Kobbe (b. New London, Conn.); grad. school of arts,
Columbia Coll., 1874; Law School of Columbia Coll.,
1876; m. Alice, d. Henry S. Leavitt, of N. Y.; children:
Louise L., Alice L., George L., Walter, Jr., Martha L.
Admitted to bar, 1876, and ever since in practice. Mem.
firm of Roosevelt & Kobbe; pres. and dir. Brooklyn
Bridge Freezing and Cold Storage Co., dir. -Harrison
St Cold Storage Co., U. B. Casualty Co. Mem. Soc.
of Colonial Wars in State of N. J., Sons of Revolution
in State of N. Y. Clubs: Union, St. Anthony, Down
Town, Baltusrol Golf. Residence: 118 E. 54th St.,
and Short Hills, N. J. Address: 44-46 Wall St., N. Y.
City.



Duchy of Nassau, and after coming to U. S. was consul-
gen, of that Duchy at N. Y. City until its absorption by
Pnussia, in 1867; mother born New London, Conn., of
old New England family, being descendant of Gabriel
Sistare, capt. Spanish ship which on voyage from Hav-
ana to Cadiz, in 18th century, was wrecked on the
Race, off New London); ed. Columbia Grammar Sch. of
N. Y.; Classical Gymnasium, Wiesbaden, Germany, Co-
lumbia Coll., A.B., 1877, A.M., 1S79; Columbia Law Sch.,
LL.B., 1879; m. 1882, Carolyn, d. George Minor Wheeler,
of Scarsdale, N. Y.; children: George Minor Wheeler,
Beatrice (m. 1907, Raymond D. Little), Hildegarde (m.
1908, Joseph H. Stevenson), Virginia (m. 1909, Ger-
ald Vanderbilt Hollins), Carolyn. Began in journalism
as one of editors Musical Review until 1881; on staff N.
Y. Sun, 1881-1882; sent to Bayreuth, in summer of 1882.
by N. Y. World, as correspondent at production of
Parsifal; after a few years of newspaper rwork became
magazine contb'r; wrote for The Century, article on
Life on the South Shoals Lightship and five articles in
The Heroes of Peace series; also many articles on

music and drama to that magazine, Scribner's, The
Forum, North American Review and other magazines.
Author: Signora, a Child of the Opera House (novel);

Miriam, a Story of the Lightship; Some Famous Actors
and Actresses in Their Homes; Opera Singers; Wag-
ner's Life and Works (2 volumes); Wagnerls Music
Dramas Analyzed; Wagner and His Isolde; Doves of
the Great Composers; How to Appreciate Music; Fa-
mous American Songs; My Rosary and other poems;
The Pianolist; founder and editor of The Lotus. Col-
lector of musical portraits. Residence: Babylon, L. I.,
N. Y. Address: N. Y. Herald. N. Y. City.

KOBBE, WILLIAM A.

Major-gen., U. S. A., retired; b. N. Y. City, May 10,
1840; s. William A. ('b. in Duchy of Nassau, Germany;
many years Nassovian consul-gen. of U. S.) and Sarah
Lord (Sistare) Kobbe; ed. common school course, N. Y.
City; collegiate course Germany, and course of mining
eng'ring at academies of Freiberg and Clansthal, Ger-
many; grad U. S. Art'y Sch.; m. Fort Leavenworth,
Kan., June 26, 1S67, Isabella, d. Maj.-Gen. Wm. Hoff-
man, U. S. A.; children: Ferdinand, b. 1872 (capt. 21st
Inf., TJ. S. A.), Sarah, b. 1871, William, b. 1881 (Philip-
pine Forest Service), Herman, b. 1883, Eric, b. 18S7.
Enlisted as private in volunteer service, 1862;
served through the Civil War until discharged as
capt., 178th N. Y. Vols., Mar. 1, 1866; appt'd to
the regular service (Inf.), Mar. 17, 1866, serving on
frontier until 1872, when transferred to Art'y and to
sea coast. As Major of 3d Art'y, ordered to Philip-
pines in command of battalion of that reg't and serv-
ing throughout Philippine Insurrection; appt'di brig.-
gen. Vols, and later promoted brig.-gen. U. S. A.; mil.
gov. and comd'g Dep't of Mindanao and Jolo until
Sept., 1901; comd'g Dep't of Dakota until Jan., 1904,
when promoted major-gen.; retired Jan. 4, 1904. Instr.
mil. science, U. S. Art'y Sch., 1885-1896; mem. Calif.
Acad. Sciences. Address: Pasadena, Cal.

KOECHL, VICTOR

Merchant; b. Ulm, Germany, March 4, 1851; s. Victor
and Magdalene (Mayer) Koechl; ed. Gymnasium, Ulm,
Germany, 1865; m. N. Y. City, Sept. 18, 1879, Ida Balluff.
Mem. Schulze-Berge >& Koechl, importers of coal tar
colors and chemicals, 1884-1895, N. Y. City; succeeded
by Victor Koechl & Co., Inc., with Victor Koechl as sole
owner and pres. Retired from active business in 1899.
Dir. Mutual Alliance Trust Co., N. Y. City. Mem. Cham-
ber of Commerce, German Soc. Clubs: Riding and
Driving, Brooklyn, Montauk, Germania (Brooklyn),
Automobile of America (N. Y. City). Residence: 47
Montgomery PI., Brooklyn. Address: 68 Broad St., N.
Y. City.



KOENIG, SAMUEL S.

Lawyer, former sec. State of N. Y.; b. Hungary, 1872;
came to U. S. with parents when a child; ed. in public
schools, iwent to work in commercial house; attended
evening high school and evening law class N. Y. Univ.,
grad. LL.B., 1896, one of honor mem. of class, and has
been practising law ever since. Elected on Republican
ticket, Nov. 1, 1908, sec. of State of N. Y. for term be-
ginning Jan. 1, 1909. Organized, 1891, the Federal
Club, now the Regular Republican org'n of the 6th As-
sembly Dist. of N. Y.; mem. since 1896 and now 2d v.-p.
N. Y. County Republican Com.; mem. N. Y. State Re-
publican Com. Mason, Knight of Pythias; dir. Hebrew
Orphan Asylum. Residence: 237 E. 7th St. Address:
27 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

KOHLER, MAX JAMES

Lawyer; b. Detroit, Mich., May 22, 1871; s. Rev.
Dr. Kaufman and Johanna (Einhorn) Kohler; ed. pub-
lic and private schs., N. Y. City; grad. Coll. City of N.
Y., B.S., 1890, Columbia Univ., M.A., 1891, LL.B., 1893.
Won Tophan prize in constitutional law, 1892, at Co-
lumbia; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 6, 1906, Winifred Lich-
tenauer. Honorary sec. of Nat. Com. on Celebration of
250th anniversary of settlement of Jews in U. S., 1905.
Assistant U. S. Dist. Att'y, N. Y., 1894-1898; sp'l Assist-
ant U. S. Dist. Att'y, N. Y., 1898-1899. Independent Dem-
ocrat. Author: Methods of Review in Criminal Cases
in U. S. Edited Chas. P. Daly's Settlement of the Jews in
U. S. Wrote numerous articles on Am. Jewish History
for the Jewish Encyclopedia. Publications: Am. Jew.
Hist. Soc. and Jewish papers; also on Immigration and
on Chinese Exclusion. Trustee and honorary sec. of
Baron de Hirsch Fund. Mem. Executive Com. B'd of
Delegates of Union of Am. Hebrew Congregations; Ad-
visory B'd of Hebrew Sheltering and Immigrant Aid
Soc; Secretary of The Judeans; Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n,
N. Y. Hist. Soc; Am. Economic Ass'n, Am. Polit. Sci-
ence, Am. Acad, of Polit. and Social Science, Civil
Service Reform Ass'n, and mem. of Council and
for many years corresponding sec. Am. Jew. Hist.
Soc. Mem. N. Y. Bar Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta
Kappa Alumni. Residence: 622 W. 114th St. Address:
52 William St., N. Y. City.

KOHNS, LEE

Merchant; b. Columbus, Ga., Sept. 1, 1864; s. D. and
Hermine (Straus) Kohns; ed. Donai Inst., Grammar
Sch. 35; grad. Coll. City of N. Y., B.S., 1884; m. N. Y.
City, Nov. 18, 1896, Clare E. Elfelt; children: Robert
Lee, Irene Dorothy, Paul L. After graduation from
college, entered father's business; some years later
was admitted to fir)m. Mn'g partner L. Straus & Sons;
mem. firm of Abraham & Straus, Brooklyn; dir. Irving
Nat. Bank, Fidelity Trust Co.; sec and* treas. Four-
teenth St. Realty Co. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa frater-
nity; trustee Coll. City of N. Y., Hosp. Saturday and
Sunday Ass'n; v.-p. Edn'l Alliance; ex-pres. Crockery
B'd of Trade. Clubs: Manhattan, Reform, Nat. Arts.
Hardware (N. Y. City), Manhasset Bay Yacht. Great
Neck Golf. Residence: 127 W. 79th St.. and Great Neck,
L. I. Address: 46 Warren St., N. Y. City.

KOLLE, FREDERICK STRANGE

Physician, author; b. Hanover, Germany, Nov. 22,
1871; s. John Kolle; ed. in common schools in Germany.
Long Island Coll. Hosp., M.D., 1893; received from Nat.
Coll. of Electro-Therapeutics, Hon. degree of M.E. Ass't
aural physician, Brooklyn Eve and Ear Hosp., 1892-
1893; interne Kings County Hosp., 1893-1894; ass't phy-
sician Contagious Diseases Hosp., Brooklyn, 1894; en-
gaged in private practice, since 1894. Especially prom-
inent in x-ray applications and electro-therapy; chief*
instructor in the Department of Electro-therapeutics.
Electrical Inst., N. Y. City, 1S96-1900; asso. editor Elec-
trical Age, 1897-1902; radiographer to M. E. Hosp..
Brooklyn. Inventor of numerous processes and de-
vices in connection with the use of Rbntgen rays, in-
cluding a radiometer, dentaskiascope, X-ray coil switch-
ing device, cesophameter, folding fluoroscope, focus
tube, X-ray printing device, direct reading X-ray meter,
etc.: al30 many instruments for use in plastic surgery.
Author: The Recent Rontgen Discovery; X-Rays
Their Production and Application; Medico-Surgical
Radiography; Subcutaneous Hydrocarbon Protheses;
Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery; and various scientific
and medical papers; also author of Pen Lyrics; Olaf.
a scientific novel; The Grown Baby Book; Lisps and
Lilts; Fifty and One Tales of Modern Fairyland: Axel
and Valborg. Mem. Authors Com. of Am. Health
League, N. Y.; Physicians Legislative League, N. Y.;
Academy of Medicine: German Medical Society. Ad-
dress: 12 E. 31st St., X. Y. City.

KONTI, ISIDORE

Sculptor; b. Vienna, Austria, July 9, 1S62; s. Ignatz
Lajos and Rosalie Konti; ed. in Vienna, where entered
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the Meisterschule of Prof. Karl Kundmann ; won a schol-
arship for two years' study in Kome, at the end of
which engaged professionally as sculptor in Vienna
until 1S90; his work including a memorial to Anasta-
sius Griin, the poet, and a marble bust of the Em-
peror Frpncis Joseph, as well as several others public
and private. 1800-1893 worked for the World's Co-
lumbian Exp'n; since then has been engaged in pro-
fessional work of various kinds: The ideal group The
East and North Rivers and West Indies on the Dewey
Arch; several groups for the Pan-Am. Exp'n at Buf-
falo, 1901; memorial to the Revolutionary soldiers in
the Federal Building, at Syracuse; many groups fo:-
the Louisiana Purchase Exp'n at St. Louis; the Mc-
Kinley Memorial at Philadelphia, in collaboration with
the late Chas. A. Lopez. Received gold medal at
World's Fair, St. Louis. Mem. of Council of Nat.
Sculpture Soc, Architectural League of N. Y., Muni-
cipal Art Soc, Associate of Nat. Acad, of Design, Sal-
magundi Club. Address: 292 Riverdale Av Yonkers,
N. Y.

KOON, SIDNEY GRAVES

Editor;*. Auhurn, N. Y., Jan. 29, 1875; s. Charles Byron
and Lavanchie E. (Patten) Koon; grad. Cornell Univ.,
M.E., 1902, MJVI.E., 1903 ('Sigma Xi, 1902); m. Brooklyn,
N. Y., Oct. 6, 1906, Madeline Vatet; one d., Cecil Vatet
Koon, b. Dec. 12, 1907. In counting-room of D. M. Os-
borne & Co., Auburn, N. Y., 1892-1893; in experimental
work on screw propulsion in Ithaca, N. Y'., 1903-1904;
editorial International Marine Engineering since 1904.
Independent Republican. Episcopalian. Mem. Am
Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Soc. Naval Architects and Marine
Eng'rs, Soc. of the Sigma Xi, University Club of
Brooklyn, N. Y., Soc. of the Cayugas, New York. Au-
thor of numerous papers and articles mainly techni-
cal. Collaborator and author Text-book on Engineer-
ing, published by Historical Publishing Co., Philadel-
phia. Address: 17 Battery Place, N. Y. City.

KOPLIK, HENRY

Physician; b. N. Y., Oct. 28, 1858; s. Abraham S. and
Rosalie Koplik; grad. Coll. City of N. Y., A. B., 1878;
Med. Dep't Columbia Univ., M.D., 1881; m. 1902, Steph-
anie Schiele. Discoverer of "Koplik spots," a diag-
nostic symptom in measles, adopted by profession gen-
erally; also a bacillus of whooping cough. First to
establish milk stations in U. S. Mem. Am. Pediatric
Soc, Ass'n Am. Physicians, N. Y. Acad. Medicine. Mem
Permanent Com. Internat. Ass'n Child Welfare and
Goultes de lait. Chief pediatrist Mt. Sinai Hosp..
Consulting Hosp. for Deformities, Jewish Maternity
Hosp., and Ha Moriah Hosp. Formerly attending phy-
sician to St. John's Guild and Good Samaritan Dis-
pensary, N. Y. Author: Diseases of Infancy and Child-
hood, and numerous med. monographs on diseases of
infancy and childhood. Address: 30 E. 62d St., N. Y*.
City.

KOPPELMAN, HARRIS

Lawyer; b. Lublin, Russia, July 22, 1884: s. Joseph
and Gussie (Koloerg) Koppelman; ed. public sch. No.
22. N. Y. City; De Witt Clinton High Sch., N. Y. Univ.
Law Sch., 1906. LL.B.; m. Esther Kunstler. Special
deputy att'y gen. 1907, 1909 and 1913, to prosecute
complaints against comm'n of crimes against the elec-
tive franchise (assigned to Courts in N. Y. City).
Democrat; Hebrew. Address: 144 Rivington St., N. Y.
City.

KORNFELD, ALFRED E.

Retired publisher; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 24, 1869; s.
Charles and Julia (Gregor) Kornfeld; ed. public
schools of N. Y. City and Coll. City of N. Y.; m. N. Y.
City, June 21, 1891, Hennie Eisenberg; one d.: Muriel
Gregor. b. May 29, 1901. Was five years with Elec-
trical World; mg'r and dir. Engineering News Pub-
lishing Co.. 1892-1913. Republican. Traveled through
England, Germany and France, 1900-1901, 1909-1912-
1913. Asso. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Mech.
Engineers. Mason 32. Recreations: Travel, horse-
back riding, music. Address: 132 Nassau St.. N. Y.
City.

KOST, FREDERICK W.

Artist; b. X. Y. City; ed. N. Y. schools; studied art
in schools of Nat. Acad. Design. Specialty in land-
scapes; received hon. mention at Paris Exp'n, 1900.
Awarded bronze medal Pan- Am. Exb'n; silver medal
St. Louis Exp'n. Represented in Brooklyn Inst. Arts
& Sciences. Academician Nat. Acad. 'Design, 1906.
Mem. Artists' Fund Soc, Soc. Landscape Painters,
Brooklyn Soc. Arts and Crafts. Clubs: Century. Lotos.
Residence: Brook Haven. Long Island, N. T. Address:
146 W. 55th St., N. Y. City.

KOUNTZE, AUGUSTUS FREDERICK

Banker; b. N Y.. July 23, 1878; s. Luther and Annie
and Elizabeth Kountze; grad. Sheffield Scientific Sch.,



Yale, Ph.B., 1891; m. 1909, Davelle Combs. Engaged
in banking business in N. Y. City since 1892; mem.
firm of Kountze Bros., bankers. Clubs: University,
Metropolitan, Yale. Residence: 4 W. 55th St. Ad-
dress: 141 Broadway, N. Y. City.

KOUNTZE, WILLIAM DE LANCY

Banker; b. N. Y., July 23, 1878; s. Luther and Annie
P. (Ward) Kountze; ed. St. Paul's Sch., Concord, N. H.,
Yale Univ., 1899; m. Macon, Ga., April 9, 1904, Martha
Johnston; children; Martha Barclay, Helen De Lancey.
Mem. banking firm Kountze Bros.; dir. Greenwich
Savings Bank, Lincoln Trust Co., Hanover Nat. Bank.
Clubs: Knickerbocker, Union, University, The Brook.
Residence: 51 E. 51st St. Address: 120 Broadway, N.
Y. City.

KOYL, CHARLES HERSCHEL



1881-1883; m. 1st, 1885, Georgiana Thacher Wash-
burn; 2d, '1901, Adele T. Sanford. Head dep't mathe-
matics and physics, High Sch., Washington, D. C,
1885-1887; prof, physics Swarthmore Coll., 1887-1889;
v.-p. Nat. Switch and Signal Co., 1889-1891; pres. Nat.
Drying Co., 1S91-1893; scientific ass't to Col. Waring,
comm'r street cleaning, N. Y. City, 1895-1896; mg'r
Automatic Banjo Co., N. Y. City, 1896-1899; Industrial
Water Co., 1899-1902. Contb'r to scientific journals
on physics and eng'ring; delegate to Internat. Congress
of Electricians, Philadelphia, 18S4. Residence: 79 Ham-
ilton PI. Address: 18 Broadway, N. Y. City.

KRACKE, FREDERICK JOHN HENRY

Comm'r of Bridges of N. Y., merchant; b. N. Y. City,
July 11, 1S6S; s. Henry and Henrietta (Hoffman)
Kracke; educated public schools and Collegiate High
Sch., N. Y. City; m. Brooklyn, 1890, Florence Tayntor;
children: Frederick T., b. 1898; Helen T., b. 1905. Trus-
tee of Adelphi Coll. (Brooklyn). Formerly ass't comm'r
Ag'r. State of N. Y., for 10 years. Mem. Republican
State Exec. Com. and Gen. Com.; also Exec. Com. of
Kings Co. Rep. Com. as Comm'r. Has represented
State of N. Y. in Nat. Agr'l Conventions hy comm'n
from various Governors in States from Maine to Calif,
and South to Texas. Pres. Tayntor Construction Co.;
dir. Tayntor Granite Co., Home Trust Co. of Brooklyn.
Naval Officer, Port of N. Y., until Nov., 1913; appt'd
Comm'r of Bridges by Mayor Mitchel, Jan., 1914.
Republican. Mem. Dutch Reformed Ch. Mem. N. Y.
Mercantile Exchange, Maritime Exchange, Jolly Mar-
iners, Congress 18th Assemblv, Kings Co. Masonic
Lodge, K. T. and Kismet Temple Mystic Shrine, Clin-
ton Commandery; Patrons of Husbandry (Granger),
Nat. Geog. Soc, Kings County Hist. Soc, Trustee
Adelphi College, Brooklyn. Clubs: Union League, Ham-
ilton. Midwood, Cortelyou, Mercantile, Roosevelt, Re-
publican, Republican Club of N. Y. State, Republican
Ass'n Dist., Invincible, Congress; dir. Flatbush Boys'
(Charitable Club), Upanin Club (charitable), United
Neighborhood Guild (charitable). Address: 11 Ken-
more Place, Brooklyn, N. Y.

KRAMER, GEORGE WASHINGTON

Architect; b. Ashland, Ohio, July 9, 1847; s. Daniel
and Susan (Baughman) Kramer; family of German-
Swiss extraction, the earliest Am. ancestor having
been George Kramer, who settled in Eastern Pa. early
in 18th Century; ed. in common and high schools; pro-
fessional ed'n obtained in offices and otherwise self
acquired; m., Lisbon, Ind., Jan. 4, 1870, Harriet Estelle
Blackman (died 1904); children: Ella Estelle Marshall
(died 1904), George Dee, b. 1882; Lora Odessa Kramer
Mitchell, b. 1885. Engaged in business as contractor,
1868-1873; practised as architect, Ashland, Ohio, 1S73-
1879; then entered into partnership with Jacob Sny-
der, a well-known architect and originator of Akron
S. S. Plan, until 1885; then of firm of Kramer &
Weary until 1894, when came to N. T. City, where has
since been in practice. With associates has designed
and built many public huildinss in various States, all
the new buildings of Oberlin Coll., original buildings
of Ohio Agr'l Coll., college buildings at Akron, Ash-
land, Marietta, Mt. Union and Fostoria, Ohio; Mead-
ville. Pa., and elsewhere: the Dueber-Hampden Watch
Co. buildings, Canton. Ohio, and many buildings at
Akron, Ohio, etc.; originated the combination and the
diagonal or "pulpit-in-the-corner" plan of church
building (usually called the "Akron" plans). Originator
of a new series of plans for the Graded Sunday School
System; just adopted. This is as distinctive as were
the first or original Akron plans. Architect of over
2.000 churches in nearly every State and in foreign
lands, Union Methodist Ch.. Manhattan, and the Bap-
tist Temple in Brooklyn being among the number. Re-
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School building at World's Columbia Exp'n, 1893; ex-
pert on heating and ventilation; originator of the Fan
Furnace System; constructional and sanitary eng'r;
specially known for improved ideas in heating, venti-
lation and sanitation of public buildings. Author: The
What, How and Why of Church Building. Residence:
77 N. 17th St., East Orange, N. J. Address: 1 Madison
Av., N. Y. City.

KRANS, HORATIO SHEAFE

Author, literary adviser and sec. of Sturgis Walton
Co., publishers; b. Boston, 1872; s. Rev. Edward H. and
Charlotte (Sheafe) Krans; ed. in private schools, N.
Y. City; Columbia, A. B., 1894, Ph.D.; m., 1910, Gabrielle
Kindstrand. Engaged in literary work for magazines
and reviews and in editorial work. Author: Irish Life
in Irish Fiction 1903 (MacMillan); William Butler
Yeats, 1904 (McClure, Phillips); Goldsmith, A Critical
Biography (in Vol. 1 of the Works of Oliver Goldsmith,
Turk's Head Edition), 1908 (Putnam). Editor "Eng-
lish Love Poems Old and New," 1909 (Putnam); "The
Lost Art of Conversation," 1910 (Sturgis & Walton Co.)
Asso. editor Library of the World's Wit and Humor
(10 vols.). Recreation: Tennis. Clubs: Columbia Uni-
versity, Authors. Address: ll 1 ^ W. 84th St., N. Y. City.

KRAUTHOFF, LOUIS C.

Lawyer; b. St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 18, 185S; s. Louis and
Sophia (Riseck) Krauthoff; ed. public schools of Jef-
ferson City, Mo. Studied law in office of Ewing &
Smith, Jefferson City, Mo., 1S74-1S70; admitted to bar
(aged 18), 1876; ass't att'y-gen. Mo., 1877-1881; mem.
Gen. Assembly, Mo., 1SS3-1885; practised law at Jeffer-
son City, 1877-1886; at Kansas City. Mo.. 1886-1899.
Pres Mo. State Bar Ass'n, 1890-1891; Missouri mem.
Nat. Dem. (Gold Standard) Com., 1896-1900; gen. coun-
sel Armour & Co. and allied interests, 1899-1905. Since
1905, in gen. corporate and financial practise at N. Y.
City bar; special Judge Supreme Court of Missouri in
Lackland v. Welker (case of Shaw's Botanical Garden,
St. Louis, 151 Mo. Rep., p. 210), 1899. Author of paper
on Malice, Am. Bar Ass'n, 1898. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n,
Bar Ass'n City of N. Y. Residence: Greenwich, Conn.
Address: 55 Wall St., N. Y. City.

KRECH, ALVIN W.

Banker; m. Angeline S. Jackson; children: Shepard,
Gerald, Angeline, Helen, Margaret. Pres. and trustee
Equitable Trust Co., of N. Y.; pres. and dir. Equitable
Safe Deposit Co.; mem. N. Y. Com. of Bank of
Havana; dir. Buxton & Landstreet Co., City Invest-
ing Co., Davis Coal & Coke Co., Distilling Co. of Amer-
ica, Electric Properties Co., George's Creek & Cumber-
land R. R., John D. Roper Lumber Co., Mexican Central
R'y Co., Midland Securities Co., Nat. Bank of Com-
merce, Nat. Surety Co., Norfolk Southern R. R. Co.,
Raleigh, Charlotte & Southern R'y Co., Robins Convey-
ing Belt Co., Southern Cotton Oil Co., WaJbash R. R.
Co., Western Md. R. R. Co., W. Va. Central & Pitts-
burgh R'y Co., Va.-Carolina Chem. Co.; voting trustee
General Asphalt Co. Mem. Inst, of Musical Arts. Clubs:
Automobile of America, Church, City Midday, Grolier,
Metropolitan, N. Y. Athletic, Racquet and Tennis, Rid-
ing, Meadow of Southampton, Nat. Golf Links of
America, Piping Rock, Shinnecoek Hills Golf, South-
ampton, Royal Thames Yacht (London), Travelers
(Paris). Residence: 17 E. 70th St. Address: 37 Wall
St., N. Y. City.

KREHBIEL, +HENRY EDWARD

Editor, musical critic, lecturer; b. Ann Anbor, Mich.,
Mar. 10, 1854; s. Rev. J. and Anna Maria Elizabeth
(Haake) Krehbiel; ed. in pub. schs of Ohio; m. 1st,
Birmingham, Conn., 1877, Helen Virginia Osborne; 2d,
Brooklvn, N. Y., 1896, Marie Van; one d. Helen, b.
1S83. Musical critic Cincinnati Gazette, 1874-1880;
musical critic N. Y. Tribune since Nov. 1880. Mem.
Internat. Jury Exp'n (Universelle, Paris, 1900 (musical
section). Editor: Musical Review, N. Y. City, 1880-
1881. Mem. Beethoven Haus Verein, Bonn, Germany;
decorated by France with Cross Legion d'Honneur
(Chevalier), Jan., 1901. Author: An Account of the
Fourth Musical Festival Held at Cincinnati, 1880;
Notes on the Cultivation of Choral Music, 1884; Re-
view of the New York Musical Season (5 vols.. 1885-
1890); Studies in the Wagnerian Drtama. 1891; The
Philharmonic Society of New York a Memorial, 1892;
How to Listen to Music, 1897; Music and Manners in
the Classical Period, 1898; Chapters of Opera, 190S;
A Book of Operas, 1909; The Pianoforte and its Music,
1910. Reviser and continuator of Lavignac's Music
and Musicians, 1877; editor and translator of The
Technics of Violin Playing (Courvoisier), 1880; trans-
lator and annotator of Mozai-t, The Man and Musician;
Beethoven, The Man and the Musician (Kerst) 1905.
American editor of Grove's Dictionary of Music and



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