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Musicians (second edition); consulting editor Music



of the Modern World, etc. Spends summers at Blue
Hill, Maine. Club; Authors. Address: 152 W. 105th
St., N. Y. City.

KREMER, WILLIAM N.

Insurance official; b. Carlisle, Pa., 1851. Em-
ployed with German-Am. Ins. Co. of N. Y., as gen. ag't
for Middle Dep't until 1896; v.-p. 1896-1S98; pres. since
1898. Also pres. and dir. German Alliance Ins. Co.;
dir. Underwriters' Salvage Co. Pres. Underwriters'
Ass'n, 1892; pres. Nat. B'd of Underwriters, 1913.
Clubs: Lawyers, Garden City Golf, Rumson Country.
Residence: 34 Park Av. Adress: 1 Liberty St., N Y
City.

KROTEL, PAUL

City magistrate; appt'd for term expiring July 1,
1919. Address: 130 E. 38th St., N. Y. City.

KRUESI, WALTER EDISON

Comm'r Charities and Correction; b. Menlo Park, N.
J., Sept. 3, 1881; s. John and Emily V. (Zwinger)
Kruesi; ed. pub. and private schs. of Schenectady, N.
Y.; Union Coll., 1898-1899, 1900-1902; Univ. of Pa., 1902-
1903, B.S. in Economics, post-grad, in Economics, 1903-
1905; N. Y. Sch. Philanthropy, summer course, 1905;
m. Grayrocks, Cornwall-on-Hudson, N. Y., Oct. 9, 1909,
Charlotte Kimball. Served apprenticeship in machin-
ists, iron mouldens and electricians trades in Gen
Electric Co. shops, Schenectady, 1899-1901; ass't instr.
in economics Univ. of Pa., 1903-1905; ass't gen. sec. N. Y.
Charity Org'n Soc, 1905-1907; exec. sec. N. Y. State
Conf. Charities and Correction, 1906-1908; exec. sec.
Boston Ass'n for Relief and Prevention of Tuber-
culosis, 1907-1909; established first Am. outdoor sch
for Anaemic and Tubercular children, and first Am.
year around day camp for consumptives, also sys-
tem of after-care for graduates from tuberculosis
sanatoria. Mem. Mass. Com. on Sex Hygiene, . Mass
Dental Hygiene Council. Organized and directed,
1909-1911, Milk and Baby Hygiene Ass'n of
Boston. Spent summer of 1903 in various European
countries and part of 1911 studying co-operative and
social conditions in Belgium, Holland, Germany, Tvrol
and Italy. Was delegate from Mass., to 3d Internat.
Congress on Prevention of Infant Mortalitv, Berlin,
1911. Mem. Socialist Party, and elected 1911. comm'r
of Charities and Correction for City of Schenectady,
also mem. B'd of Public WelfaTe. Mem. Ethical Culture
Soc; Am. Ass'n of Public Charities Officials, N. Y. State
and Capitol Dist. Conf. of Charities and Correction, Sigma
Phi fraternity, Benevolent Soc. of U. S. for Propaga-
tion of Cremation of Dead; dir. Citizens Publishing
Co.; mem. B'd Mg'rs Schenectady Branch Mohawk
and Hudson River Humane Soc; mem. Schenectady
County Com. on Dependent Children of State Charities
Aid Ass'n. Recreations: Walking, gardening, reading.
Author of articles and pamphlets on prevention and
cure of tuberculosis, venereal disease, infant maladies
and on polit. subjects. Assisted Charlotte B. Ware
in establishing Warelands Dairy Sch. Residence- 1207
Campbell Av., Schenectady, N. Y. Address: City Hall
Annex. Schenectady, N. Y.

KRUSE, FREDERICK W.

Jurist; b. in Germany, June 25, 1852; brought to this
country when one year/ old; ed. in com. schs and Grif-
fith Inst., Springville, N. Y. ; m. 1878, Julia V. Engle.
Worked on farms and in mills, and at age of 17
taught school: admitted to bar, 1877; practised law in
Arcade and Olean, N. Y. : mem. N. Y. Assembly, 1S84-
1S87; mem. of various State comm'ns, including one
in 1887 to revise gen. excise laws, and one in 1S95 to
prepare charters for third-class cities. In 1S90 was
special comm'r to investigate the Federal census
frauds, and re-enumerafed the citv of Minneapolis.
Minn. County Judge of Cattaraugus County, 1897-1900;
app'td by Gov. Roosevelt justice of Supreme Court.
Jan. 1, 1900, and elected in the general election, 1901.
justice of the Supreme Court of N. Y. for term expir-
ing Dec. 31, 1914; assigned to Appellate Div., Fourth
Dep't. Jan. 1906. and is now the presiding Justice.
Republican. Address: Olean, N. Y.

KRUTTSCHNITT, JULIUS

Chm'n Exec. Com. Southern Pacific Co.; b. New Or-
leans, La.. July 30, 1854; s. John and Penina (Benja-
min) Kruttschnitt; grad. Washington and Lee Univ..
C.E., 1873; m. New Orleans, Feb. 14. 1SS2. E. Minna
Kock; children: T. Herman Julius, John. Rebecca. Ass't
to principal of MacDonough Sch., 1873-1S78; resident

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ass l cmei eii^ r anu gen. ruaumasier laai-issi; en
eng'r and supt. 18S3-1885; ass't gen. mg'r Southern
Pacific Co.'s Atlantic System lines. 1885-1889; gen.
mg'r 1889-1895; gen. mg'r of all lines of Southern
Pacific Co., with headquarters at San Francisco. 1S95-



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1904; 4th v.-p., since April 7, 1S9S; ass't to pies.. 1901-
I904i dir. of maintenance and operation Union racitic
R. R. Co., Oregon Short Line R. R. Co., Ore.-Wash.
;. R. & Navigation Co., and Southern Pacific Co., with
headquarters at Chicago, 1904-1911, and In N. Y. City
1911-1913. Also pres. Union Pacific Coal Co.; dir. Union
Pacific R. R. Co.; dir. and chm'n Exec. Com. Southern
Pacific Co., since Jan. 13, 1913; also dir. in subsidiary
Companies; dir. Chicago & Alton R. R. Co., U. S. Mort-
gage & Trust Co., of N. Y. Pres. Am. R'y Ass'n. Clubs;
Metropolitan, Lawyers, City Investing (N. Y.), Sleepy
Hollow, Piping Rock, Greenwich Country, Chicago,
Chicago Golf. Residence: 12 E. S7th St. Address:
105 Broadway, N. Y. City.

KUHN, ARTHUR K.

Lawyer; b. Philadelphia, Fa., Nov. 11, 1876; s. Her-
man and Caroline (Loeb) Kuhn; ed. Columbia Univ.,
A.B., 1895; A.M.. 1S96; LL.B.. 1807: (Bennett medal ISO.".;
S.A.R. medal, 1S95); Ph.D.. 1912; Univ. Zurich, 1903-1904;
Univ. of Paris, 1904-1905; m. Nice, France, March 24,
1903, Jennie Schoenfeld; one son: Kenneth C, b. 1904.
Admitted to Bar 189S; specialty, international private
law. Lecturer in Columbia Univ., 1909, 1913, 1914,
special lecturer, Univ. Zurich. Author: international
civil and Commercial Laiw, 1905 (Macmillan); A Com-
parative Study of the Law of Corporations, 1912
(Longmans Green). Mem. Am. Soc. of Internat. Law,
Internat. Law Ass'n; Internat. Vereinigung; Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., Am. Polit. Science Ass'n, Acad, of Polit.
Science, Alumni Ass'n of Columbia Coll., Mason (past
master of lodge). Recreation: Golf. Club: Republi-
can. Residence: 308 W. 92d St. Address: 17 Battery
PI., N. Y. City.

KUHN, JOHN JOSEPH

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., March 7, 1S77; s. John
R. and Henrietta M. (Rabitte) Kuhn; ed. Cornell Univ.,
course of arts and law, LL.B., 1S98; unmarried. Ad-
mitted to N. Y. State Bar, July, 1S98; since then
active in general practise of law in Brooklyn, N. Y.
Mem. law firm of Dykman, Oeland & Kuhn. Demo-
crat. Roman Catholic. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n, Brooklyn Bar Ass'n, Delta Chi fra-
ternity Ureas., 1905-1906; pres., 1906-1907; mem. gov-
erning b'd, 1904-1915), Theta Nu Epsilon, S. A. R.,
Soc. Colonial Wars, St. Patrick 3oc, Franklin Lit-
erary Soc, Catholic Benevolent Legion, Knights of
Columbus, Royal Arcanum, Improved Order Hepta-
sophs, B. P. O. Elks, Emerald Ass'n. Clubs: Crescent
Athletic, Brooklyn, Riding and Driving, Manhattan,
University, Montauk, Lawyers' (Brooklyn), Cathedral,
Juanita, Cornell University, Cornellian Council. Resi-
dence: 63 S. Oxford St. Address: 177 Montague St.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

KUHNE, PERCIVAL

-Banker; b. N. Y. City, April 6, 1861; s. Frederick
and Ellen Josephine (Miller) Kuhne; ed. Coll. City
of N. Y.; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 31, 1893, Lillian Middleton
Kerr (died Sept. 30, 1909), d. Hamilton Robinson Kerr;
one d.: Gwendolyn, b. July 13, 1899. In 18S4 entered
banking house of Knauth, Nachod & Kuhne, founded
by father, to whose interests, both in N. Y. City and
Leipzig, succeeded in 1893, now being sp'l partner.
Trustee Empire Trust Co., Lincoln Safe Deposit Co.,
Citizens Savings Bank; dir. Regina Music Box Co.
Veteran 10th Co., 7th Reg't, N.G.N.Y.; mem. Holland
Lodge, No. 8, F. and A. M. Clubs: Union, Metro-
politan, Riding, Midday, Down Town. Residence:
"The Essex," 752 Madison Av. Address: 15 William
St., N. Y. City.

KUICHLING, EMIL

Consulting civil and hydraulic eng'r; b. Kehl, Ger-
many, Jan. 20, 1848; s. Dr. Louis and Marie (von
Saeger) Kuichling; brought by parents to Rochester,
N. Y., 1849; grad. Univ. of Rochester, B.A., 1868 (Phi
Beta Kappa), scientific and post-graduate course, C.E.,
1S69; further post-graduate course in Poly. Sen., Carls-
rune, Germany, 1870-1872, as C.E. ; m. Rochester, N.
Y., Jan. 28, 1S79, Sarah L. Caldwell. Before entering
college, was subordinate in canal eng'rs and city
eng'rs office in Rochester, and continued work therein
during all vacations; ass't eng'r on Rochester Water
Works, 1873-1885: consulting eng'r N. Y. State B'd
of Health, 1881-1892; designed extensive sewerage sys-
tem for Rochester, 1S87-1900, and other large works
for water supply, sewerage and water power in
many other places; chief eng'r Rochester Water
Works, wath construction of new conduit and en-
larged distributing system, 1S90-1900; eng'r of water
supply New York State Barge Canal, 1900-1901. Since
1901 consulting eng'r in N. Y. City, engaged in numer-
ous extensive municipal water supply and sewerage
projects and water power developments of private
corporations. In 18S5 elected mem. Exec. B'd. (cor-
responding to B'd Public Works), Rochester, N. Y.,



stivini 1885-1888. Frequently engaged as eng'ring
expert in important litigations, particularly in water
supply and sewerage cases. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil
Eng'rs, Am. Water Works Ass'n, New England Water
Works Ass'n, Am. Public Health Ass'n, Rochester
Academy of Science, Masonic fraternity (all branches).
Delta Upstlon fraternity. Club: Engineers. Resi-
dence: 68 Irving PI. Address: 52 Broadway, N. Y. City.

KUNHARDT, HENRY RUDOLPH

Merchant; b. Staten Island, N. Y., 1S60; s. Henry R.
and Catherine (Trenor) Kunhardt; m. N. Y. City, 1888,
Mabel A. Farnham; children: Henry R. 3d, George
Farnham, Kingsley. Employed with business houses
in Antwerp, Havre, Liverpool, 18S0-1S81; with Kun-
hardt & Co., since 1S82, now senior mem. Trustee
Hamburg-Bremen Fire Ins. Oo. ; dir. German-Am.
Bank, Carpenter Steel Co.; mem. Maritime Exchangb
(pres. 1901). Mem. Exec. Com. Municipal League,
Good Gov't; Exec. Com. Citizens' Union during Low
campaign. Residence: 124 W. 74th St. Address:
17 Battery PI.. N. Y. City.

KUNITZER, ROBERT

Physician; b. Szegedin, Hungary, Feb. IS, 1866; s.
Emanuel and Johanna (Englander) Kunitzer; ed.
Gymnasium Vienna Univ., Vienna, A.B. and M.D., 18SS;
m. N. Y., 1900. Cora Rosenstraus; one son. Mem.
Medico Legal Soc; chief med. examiner Empire State
Suretv Co.; examining physician of Denver Hosp.;
attending physician Sydenham Hosp., chief of Med.
Dep't Sydenham Hosp. Dispensary; v.-p. Sydenham
Post-Grad. Course and Hosp. Member Adelpni Lodge
23, F. A. M.; Fortuna Lodge 318, I. O. O. F.; Humboldt
Encampment, Pinta Lodge, K. of P.; Yorkville Lodge,
I. O. S. B.; Yorkville Brotherhood, Harlem Wohlta-
tigkeitsverein, Deutseher Gesellig Wissenschaftlicher
Verein. Clubs: Thirteen, Columbia, Austrian. .Ad-
dress: 7 W. 121st St., N. Y. City.

KUNZ, GEORGE FREDERICK

Gem expert, scientist: born in New York City; s.
J. G. and Maria Ida (Widmer) Kunz; ed. pub. schs.
and Cooper Union; received degree of A. M. from
Columbia Univ., 1898, Ph.D., Univ. of Marburg, 1903,
K T rejLr T)ll., D.Sc, 1907; m. N. Y. City, Oct. 29, 1881,
Sophia~ijeore Handforth: two daughters. Third v.-p.
and gem expert, Tiffany & Co.; special agent U. S.
Geol. Survey, 1882-1909. Mem. and former v.-p. Am.
Inst. Mining Eng'rs; pres. N. Y. Mineralogical Club;
hon. curator of precious stones in Am. Museum of
Natural History. Active in efforts for the protection
of the Palisades and other scenic objects; pres. Am.
Scenic and Historic Preservation Soc. Was juror of
the Nashville Exp'n; juror Jamestown Exp'n, 1907.
Hon. mem. Uralian Natural History Soc. of the Ural
Mountains; chevalier Legion d'Honneur and Officier
d'Instruction Publique de France; hon. mem. Cham-
ber of Commerce of Precious Stones, Paris; hon.
mem. Columbia Alumni Ass'n; Knight of Saint Olaf,
Norway; officer of Rising Sun, Japan; Red Eagle,
4th class, Germany; fellow N. Y. Acad. Sciences,
A. A. A. S., and Am. Geol. Soc; v.-p. City History
Club, chm'n sub. com. on Scientific and Hist. Exhibits,
Hudson-Fulton Celebration Comm'n; curator precious
stones, Am. Museum Natural History: v.-p. Am. Mu-
seum of Safety. Senior Joint-Author: Book on the
Pearl, and over 100 books and pamphlets on Gems,
Minerals, etc. Republican. Episcopalian. Clubs:
Union League, Grolier, National Arts, Mineralogical.
Residence: 601 Cathedral Parkway. Address: 401
Fifth Av., N. Y. City.



LACEY, THOMAS JAMES

Clergyman; b. Cincinnati, Ohio; s. Capt. Nicholas
and Margaret (Feakins) Lacey; grad. Griswold Coll.,
Davenport. Iowa, B.A., 1892, M.A., 1895; studied the-
ology in private, under late Bishop Perry, and took
sp'l course at Gen. Theol. Sem. ; A.M. from Columbia
Univ., B.D. from Seabury Div. Sch. Entered the min-
istry of Episcopal Ch., and became rector of Christ
Ch., Alameda, Calif., where he remained for six
years, resigning. 1902, to become rector Ch. of The
Redeemer, Brooklvn. Author: The Gospel of Optim-
ism (1908) and "Beginning at Jerusalem Studies in
Historic Communions of Christendom" (1909); A
Study of The Eastern Orthodox Church (1911); Travel
Sketches (1913). Address: Fourth Av. and Pacific
St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

LACHMAN, SAMSON

Lawyer: b. N. Y. City. May 2. 1855; s. Samuel and
Rabette (Hirch) Lachman; ed. Public Sch. 40, N. Y.



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City, Coll. City of N. T., A.B.; Columbia Law Sch.,
LL B.; unmarried. Engaged In practice of law in
N. Y. City; now mem. law firm Lachman & Gold-
smith. Was justice Dist. Court, 6th Dist., N. Y. City,
1888-1S94. Democrat. Jewish religion. Mem. N. Y.
State Bar Ass n, Am. Hist. Soc. ; fellow Am. Geog.
Soc. ; mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Law Inst, Phi
Beta Kappa; dir. Augusta Free Library. Club: Har-
monic Residence: 313 W. 160th St. Address: 35 Nas-
sau St., N. Y. City.

LACKAYE, WILTON

Actor; b. in Loudoun Co., Va., 1864; ed. Ottawa
Coll., Can., and in Georgetown Univ.; m. Sept. 25,
1896, Alice Evans. Began theatrical career in Star
Theatre, N. Y., with Lawrence Barrett in Francesca
da Riminie, 1883. Has since appeared in many rOles:
"Don Stephano" in Featherbrain, "Jefferson Stock-
ton" in Aristocracy, "Svengali" in Trilby, "Curtis
Jadwin" in The Pit; starred in his own play, The Law
and the Man. Clubs: Lambs, Elks, Players. Address:
261 W. 90th St., N. Y. City.

LACOMBE, EMILE HENRY

Jurist; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 29, 1846; s. Emile H. and
Elizabeth E. (Smith) Lacombe; ed. Columbia Gram-
mar Sch., Columbia Coll., A.B. (honor man), 1863;
Columbia Law Sch., LL.B. (prize for essay on Con-
stitutional Law), 1865; LL.D., Columbia, 1894; m. 1873,
Elizabeth Tryon (now deceased); two children. En-
gaged in private practice of his profession until appt'd
to position in City Law Dep't, 1875; rose through the
various grades and app'd corp'n counsel, 1884; app'd
by Pres. Cleveland to present position as United
States circuit judge, Julv 1, 1887. Mem. 7th Reg't,
N. G. N. Y., 1862-1869; present with reg't at Balti-
more and Frederick City, 1S62-1863. Clubs: Univer-
sity, Metropolitan, Delta phi, Richmond County Coun-
try. Residence: Coxsackie, N. Y. Address: U S. Cir-
cuit Court, N. Y. City.

LACY, HENRY

Banker; b. Liverpool, N. Y., Sept. 28, 1845; s. Anson
S. and Azerbah (Gleason) Lacy; ed. common schs. of
Liverpool; m. Grand Haven, Mich., Aug. 17, 1870, Kate
Randall; children: Mrs. Mary L. Bailey, Lucius G.,
Ina K. Miller. Pres. 3rd Nat. Bank. Republican. Club:
Citizens. Residence: 408 Centre St. Address: 3rd Nat.
Bank, Syracuse, N. Y.

LADD, HORATIO OLIVER

Clergyman, educator, author; b. Hallowell, Me., Aug.
31, 1839; s. Gen. Samuel G. and Caroline (Vinal) Ladd;
grad. from Bowdoin Coll. A.B., 1859, A.M. 1862: stu-
dent Yale Theol. Sch., 1862-1863; Hobart Coll., S.T.D.,
1905; m. Aug. 6, 1863, Harriet Vaughan, d. John S. C.
Abbott, D.D.; children: Lillian V. Church, Julia Eirene,
Harry Abbott, Maynard (MjD.). In ministry of Cong'l
Ch., 25 years, and pastor of churches in Conn., Mass.,
and Mich.; also educator, serving at different times
as principal Farmington Acad., Me., N. H. State Nor-
mal Sch.; prof, rhetoric and oratory Olivet Coll.,
Mich.; pres. and founder Univ. of New Mexico, Santa
Fe, and U. S. Indian Industrial Sch., at Santa Fe, N.
Mex. ; appt'd and confirmed supervisor of census f o
New Mexico, 1889 Received ordination in Episcopal
ministry from Bishop Henry C. Potter, as deacon
and priest, 1891; rector Trinity Ch., Fishkill, N. Y.,
1891-1896; since July, 1896, rector Grace Church, Ja-
maica, L. I. (founded 1701). Appt'd English chaplain
of S. P. G. Soc, England, to Bologna, Italy. Author:
Memorial to John S. C. Abbott, 1S78; The War With
Mexico, 1887; History of New Mexico, 1888; Founding
of the Episcopal Church in Dutchess Countv. N. Y..
1895; Chunda: A Story of the Navajos, 1906; Trend of
Scientific Thought Away from Religious Beliefs, 1909.
Edited Ramona Days, a magazine of Indian ed'n,
1886-1888; Grace Church Chimes (monthly) from 1897;
also many contb'ns to newspapers, magazines and the
religious press. Republican. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n,
Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa. Dlr. Federation
of Christian Churches and Organizations, N. Y. City.
Club: Royal Societies (England). Address: 431 Green-
wood Av., Richmond Hill, L I., N. Y.

LA FARGE, BANCEL

Artist, figure and landscape painter; mural dec-
orator and designer of stained glass windows; b.
Newport, R. I., Sept. 23, 1865; s. John and Margaret
(Perry) La Farge. Mem. Nat. Inst, of Arts and Let-
ters; Soc. of Mural Painters. Clubs: Century Ass'n,
St. Anthony. Address: Morgan, Harjes & Co., Paris,
France.

LA FARGE, CHRISTOPHER GRANT

Architect; b. Newport, R. I., Jan. 5, 1862; s. John
and Margaret (Perry) La Farge; studied at Mass.
Inst. Technology, 1SS0-1SS1, and in the office of H. H.
Richardson; m. 1895, Florence Bayard Lockwood; chil-



?, r S n: ^ argaret Gra nt. b. 1896, Christopher Grant, b.
JaXI' i iver Hazard Perry, b. 1901, Francis Willing, b.
1903. Associated with Geo. L Heins, 1882-1907 in
firm of Heins & La Farge, architects of the Cathedral
of St. John the Divine, St. Matthew's Ch., Washington,
D. C, Ch. of the Blessed Sacrament, Providence, R I
St. Paul's Ch., Rochester, N. Y., R. C. Chapel at West
Point, N. Y. ; the various bld'gs of the N. Y. Zool.
Park, Stations of the N. Y. Subway, Metropolitan
Club, Washington, D. C, R. C. Cathedral, Seattle.
Wash., Packard Memorial Library, Salt Lake City,
Chancel of Grace Ch., N. Y. Parish bld'gs and nu-
merous private residences. After death of Mr. Heins
(Sept. So, 1907), continued alone in practice until
Jan., 1910, when formed partnership with Benjamin
Wistar Morris under firm name of La Farge & Morris
Past-pres. Architectural League (N. Y.). N. Y. Chap-
ter Am. Inst. Architects. Asso. Nat. Acad, of Design
Fellow and dir. Am. Inst. Architects, dir. Am. Federa-
tion of Arts. Mem. Heights of Buildings Comm'n, N. Y.
Municipal Art Soc. (N. Y.). Am. Geog. Soc, N. Y.
Zool. Soc. Trustee and sec. Am. Acad, in Rome; chm'n
B'd Gramercy Neighborhood Ass'n; trustee Nat. Acad.
Ass'n. Recreations: Shooting, fishing, riding, sailing,
canoeing. Clubs: Brook, Century Ass'n (N. Y.), Som-
erset (Bos'on). Residence: 124 E. 22d St.. N Y. Sum-
mer, Saunderstown, R. I. Address: 101 Park Av., N. Y
City.

LAFEAN, DANIEL FRANKLIN

Manufacturer; b. York, Pa., Feb. 7 1861; s. Charles
and Charlotte (Kattcamp) Lafean; ed. public schs.
York. Pa.; m. Dec. 26, 1882, Emma B. Krone; children:
Stuart B., b. 1883; LeRoy K., b. 1887; Robert H., b.
1892. Pres. Am. Caramel Co., Zapota Mf'g Co., York
City Land Co., v.-p. Security Title & Trust Co., York
Telephone Co., Hoover Wagon Co., Cecil Paper Co.
Mem. Congress 1902-1912, elected for 5 successive
terms, 20th Dist. Republican; Lutheran. Clubs: La-
fayette. York Motor, Manufacturers (Philadelphia),
Nat. Press (Wash. D. C). Residence: 1001 W. Market
St. Address: Cor. Broad & Walnut Sts., Philadelphia,
Pa.

LA FE'TRA, EDWARD B.

Jurist; appointed judge of the City Court of N Y.
for term expiring Dec. 31, 1918. Residence: 17 Liv-
ingston Place. Address: 32 Chambers St., N. Y. City.

LA FETRA, LINNAEUS EDFORD

Physician; b. Washington, D. C, Oct. 12, 1868; s.
George H. and Sarah (Doan) La Fetra; ed. Wesleyan
Univ., A.B., First Honor for 4 years' course, 1891,
Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia) M.D., 1894. First
Harsen Prize for proficiency in medicine and surgery;
m. Toronto, Can., June S, 1S99, Annie.-d. Charles Par-
sons, of Toronto; one daughter, Helen Parsons, b.
Aug. 3, 1900. House surgeon, N. Y. Hosp.. 1894-1896;
interne Sloane Maternity Hosp., 1896; house physician
Nursery and Child's Hosp., 1897; instr. diseases of
children, Polyclinic, 1S98-1901, Columbia Univ. since
1902. Ass't visiting physician, Roosevelt Hosp., 1903-
1900, chief of Children's Dep't Vanderbilt Clinic 1902-
1912; ass't physician Babies' Hosp.. 1904-1912; attend-
ing physician Children's Dep't. Bellevue Hosp., since
1911; consulting pediatrist, Italian and N. Y. Skin
& Cancer Hosps. : private practice, since 1898. limited
to diseases of children. Independent in politics. N. Y.
Acad. Medicine, Am. Pediatric Soc, Hosp. Graduates'
Club, Am. Health League, Civil Service Reform
League, N. Y. Hist. Soc, Am. Geog. Soc. A. A. A. S..
Psi Upsilon fraternity. Club: University. Country
Home: New Canaan, Conn. Address: 113 E. 61st St.,
N. Y. City.

LAIDLAW, JAMES LEES

Banker; b. ' N. J., Dec. 10. 1868; s. Henry B. and
Elizabeth C. (Onderdonk) Laidlaw; m. N. Y. City,
Oct. 25, 1905. Harriet W. Burton; one d.: Louise Bur-
ton, b. Oct. 24, 1906. Entered banking business 1886.
became partner in firm of Laidlaw & Co. in 1S94. of
which is now senior partner. Independent in politics.
Pres. Nat. Men's League for Woman Suffrage. Men's
League for Woman Suffrage of State of N. Y., Village
of Sands Point, Sands Point Ass'n; mem. N. Y. Cham-
ber of Commerce. Clubs: Players' (dir. and treas.),
Sands Point Country (pres.). Metropolitan, Stock Ex-
change Luncheon, Amateur Comedy, N. Y. Yacht, Man-
hasset Bav Yacht. Residence: Sands Point, Nassau
Co., N. Y.. and 6 E. 66th St. Address: 26 Broadwav,
N. Y. City.

LAIDLAW, WALTER

Clergyman, exec. sec. N. Y. Federation of Churches;
b. Norval. Ont.. Canada. Mar. 7, 1861; s. Dr. Alexander
Robinson and Mary (Patton) Laidlaw; ed. Dr. Tassie's
Sch., Gait, Can.; Barrie Collegiate Inst.; Toronto
Univ., B.A., 1881, M.A., 1SS6; Princeton Theol. Sem.,



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18S4; post-grad. Univ. of Berlin, 1884-1885; Prince-
ton, 1885-1SS6; Union Sem 1895; N. Y. Univ., Ph.D.,
1S96), Columbia Univ.; m. Brookline, Mass., 1899,
Mrs. J. Louise Childs Potter; children: Philip Childs
Potter (stepson), b. 1892; Robert Wordsworth Laid-
law, b. 1901. Stated supply 2d Presby'n Ch., Troy,
N. Y., 1884; 1st Presby'n Ch., N. Y. City. 1885; pastor
Jermain Memorial Ch., Watervliet, N. Y., 1886-1892;
first pres. Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Soc,
1887-1892; founder and first pres. Evangelical Al-
liance, Watervliet, N. Y., 1SS8-1890; pres. Fairview
Home for Friendless Children, Watervliet, N. Y.;
pres. Univ. of Fairhaven. Wash., 1892-1893; ass't min-
ister St. Nicholas Collegiate Reformed Ch., 1894-1895.
Enrolled minister of Presby'n Ch. in U. S. A., but work
is interdenominational. Mem. Queen's Own Rifles,
Toronto, Can.. 1880-1891; 7th Reg't, N. Y., 1897-1898.
Practical founder of civic co-operative church work
in Am. cities, and first salaried federation sec. in
America. Chm'n N. Y. State Citizens' Anti-Racetrack
Gambling Campaign Com., 1908. Mem. Am. Soc.
Church History; fellow Am. Statistical Soc. Editor
Federation, a quarterly review of racial, religious
and social conditions in N. Y. City. Recreations:
Golf, tennis, horseback riding, photography. Clubs:
National Arts, Quill, Aldine. Knollwood. Residence:
Spuyten Duyvil, N. Y. Address: 200 Fifth Av., N. Y.
City.
LAKE, HOWARD CLARENCE

Lawyer; b. Fredonia, Chautauqua Co., N. Y.; s.
Clarence H. and Belle (Webster) Lake; grad. James-
town (N. Y.) High Sch.; Cornell Univ. (honors in
public speaking); m. Bridgeville. Pa., June 1, 1909,
Elizabeth Lyon; one son; Howard C. Jr.. b. Aug. 16,
1911. Ass't att'y Manhattan surface r'y companies
legal dep't for several years, trying cases in courts;
afterwards associated with law firm of Edward M.



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