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Grout & Paul Grout as trial counsel. Frequently
served as referee and receiver by apptm't State and
Federal Judges. Appt'd by Charles S. Whitman dep-
uty ass't dist. att'y. Mem. Republican Co. and other
Corns. Episcopalian. Recreations: Tennis, walking.
Clubs: Republican, Machinery (N. Y. City), White
Plains (N. Y.), University of White Plains (gov.),
Chautauqua County (dir.), County Tennis of West-
chester Countv. Address: Criminal Courts Bld'g, 32
Franklin St., N. Y. City.

LAKEY, CHARLES D.

Publisher and editor; b. Palmyra, N. Y., Dec. 28.
1831; ed. Macedon Acad, and Genessee Wesleyan
Sem., Lima, N. Y. ; while a student also carried on
trade of carriagesmith. Entered Northern Ohio Conf.,
M. E. Church, in 1854, and continued until 1863, when
ill-health compelled him to take up other work. Was
with Cleveland agency of Conn. Mutual Life Ins. Co.,
1863-1865; gen. agent Phoenix Mutual Life Ins. Co.
for Illinois. 1865-1868; since 1868 in insurance jour-
nalism. Founded the Spectator and the American
Builder at Chicago; since 1883 has been connected
with Insurance in N. Y. City; sole publisher and edi-
tor since 1903. Address: S3 Fulton St., N. Y. City.

LAKIN, HERBERT C.

Lawyer; b. Worcester, Mass., Mar. 11, 1872; s. G. B.
and Ellena K. (Putnam) Lakin; grad. Harvard, A.B.,
1894, LL.B., 1898; m. Cornish, N. H., Oct. 8, 1902, Helen
W. Beaman, of N. Y. City; children: Hettie Beaman,
b. 1903; Eleanor Putnam, b. 1904; Charles B.. b. 1907;
Mary S., b. 1909. Mem. law firm of Lord. Day & Lord.
Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. Hist.
Soc, Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Clubs: Har-
vard, Century, Apawamis. Scarsdale, Golf and Coun-
try, Down Town University, Recess, Manursing Isl-
and. Address: 49 Wall St., N. Y. City.

LAMAR, JOSEPH RUCKER

Asso. justice U. S. Supreme Court; b. Ruckersville.
Ga., Oct. 14, 1857; s. James and Mary (RucKer) La-
mar; attended Univ. of Ga.; grad. Bethany Coll., 1877;
Law Dep't Wash, and Lee Univ.; hon. LL.D., Yale
Univ., 1911; m. Bethany, W. Va.. 1879. Clarinda H.
Pendleton. Admitted to bar April, 1878; elected to
House of Representatives 1886, re-elected 1888;
appt'd by Supreme Court of Ga., 1892, one of comm'rs
to prepare code adopted by Gen. Assembly, 1895.
Appt'd to fill unexpired term of asso. justice Supreme
Court of Ga., 1901; resigned 1905 on account of health,
and resumed practice of law; appt'd asso, justice of
Supreme Court of U. S. by Pres. Taft, 1911. Address:
1751 New Hampshire Av., Washington, D. C.

LAMB, ALBERT E.

Lawyer; b. Worcester. Mass., Nov. 9, 1843; s. Ed-
ward and Jane Elisabeth (Smith) Lamb; ed. Yale,
class of 1867; m. April 16, 1879. Annie Louise Kendall;
one d. : Grace Fay, b. Sept. 16, 1887. Lieut.-col. and



judge advocate Old Second Division. N. G. N. Y., on
staff of Gens. Jourdan, Christinson and Molineux.
Clubs: University, Yale. Address: Litchfield, Conn.,
and 189 Montague St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

LAMB, ALBERT RICHARD

Physician; b. Waterbury, Conn., April 22, 1881; s.
George Burton and Idabelle (Johnson) Lamb; at-
tended Waterbury High Sch., and Taffs Sch., Water-
town, Conn.; grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1903, Coll. of
Phys. and Surg., Columbia Univ., N. Y., M.D., 1907; m.
Providence, R. I., Jan. 4. 1910, Helen Foster; one d. ;
Mary Nightingale, b. May 5, 1911. Was interne
Presby'n Hosp., N. Y., 2 years; bacteriologist to
Presby'n Hosp. one year, and pathologist two years.
Republican: Episcopalian. Mem. N. Y. Acad, of Medi-
cine, Soc. Presby'n Hosp. Alumni, Psi Upsilon fra-
ternity and Skull and Bones. Clubs: Yale, Graduates',
Raoquet and Tennis. Address: 146 E. 74th St., N. Y.
City.

LAMB, CHARLES E.

Educator; b. Liverpool, Eng., April 25, 1870; s. John
and Mary (McKenna) Lamb, of Glasgow, Scotland;
attended Ormskirk Sch., England, Woodstown Acad.,
Woodstown, N. J.; Burlington (Vt.) High Sch., Univ.
of Vt.. A.B., 1893; A.M., 189S; m. Burlington, Vt., Sept.
27, 1900, Harriet Walker. Came from Liverpool to
U. S. Aug., 1884; master at Cutler Sch., N. Y. City,
1895-1901; principal Lawrence Sch., Lawrence, L. I.,
since 1901. Independent; Episcopalian. Mem. Delta
Psi fraternity. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Waubanakee
Golf (Burlington, Vt.). Residence: Woodmere, L. I.
Address: Lawrence, L. I., N. Y.

LAMB, CHARLES ROLLINSON

Artist, architect; 'b. N. Y. City; s. Joseph and Eliza
(Rollinson) Lamb; ed. Coll. City of N. Y.; m. N. Y.
City, Ella Condie. Specialist in religious, memorial
and hist, art; was architect of the Dewey Arch, erect-
ed in Madison Square, N. Y. City, 1899; and of the
Court of Honor of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration,
for the Safe and Sane 4th of July Com. for New
York City. Mem. Fine Arts Federation; trustee of the
Public Art League; mem. and ex-v.-p. Am. Fine Arts
Soc, ex-v.-p. Nat. Sculpture Soc, Architectural
League; mem. and ex-pres. Art Students' League; ex-
pres. Municipal Art Soc; mem. and trustee Soc. of
Mural Painters, trustee Sons of Revolution; trustee
Merchants Ass'n: and chm'n City Plan Comm'n., trus-
tee of Hudson-Fulton Celebration Com., and chm'n
of Com. on Stands and line of Parade; Robert Fulton
Monument Ass'n; ex-pres. Arts Realty Co. Mem. Cor-
nell Boy Scouts of America; Am. Scenic and Historic
Preservation Soc, Am. Game Protection Ass'n, Royal
Arcanum. 7th Reg't. N. G. N. Y. Clubs: National Arts
(gov). Reform, Church, Aero, Nineteenth Century.
Residence: 360 W. 22d St.; (summer) Cresskill, N. J.
Address: 27 Sixth Av., N. Y. City.

LAMB, ELLA CONDIE

Artist; b. N. Y.; d. James and Ellen (Harrison)
Condie; studied at Nat. Acad, and Art Students' League,
N. Y. ; in England under Hulbert HerkomeT, and in
Paris under MM. Collin & Courtois; m. N. Y. City.
Charles Rollinson Lamb. Makes specialty of portrait
and decorative painting. Has traveled extensively
in Europe. Sec. Local Sch. B'd, mem. Art Students'
League, Woman's Municipal League. Received Dodge
Prize, Nat. Acad, of Design. 1889; hon. mention World's
Columbian Exp'n, 1893: Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1901; gold
medal Atlanta Exp'n. Clubs: Nat. Soc of Mural Paint-
ers, Nat. Arts. Address: 360 W. 22d St., N. Y. City.

LAMB, FREDERICK STYM ETZ

Artist; b. N. Y. City, June 24, 1863; s. Joseph and
Eliza (Rollinson) Lamb: preliminary ed'n Art Stu-
dents' League, studying under William Sartain J. Car-
roll Beckwith and others; pupil of Lefeibvre and
Boulanger, Paris; studied modeling under M. Millet
and took the first place in competition in composi-
tion. Received hon. mention, World's Columbian Exp'n,
Chicago, 1893; gold medal, Atlanta Exp'n, 1895; was
one of the four glass workers invited to represent
the U. S. at Paris Exp'n, 1900, and received medal from
French Gov't. Lecturer and writer on civic art and
municipal aesthetics. Trustee Am. Scenic and Historic
Preservation Soc; ex-sec. Municipal Art Soc of N. Y.;
ex-v.-p. Architectural League of N. Y. ; ex-pres. Archi-
tectural League of America; ex-sec. Nat. Soc Crafts-
men. Mem. Art Students' League, Nat. Sculpture
Soc, Nat. Soc. Mural Painters. Club: Nat. Arts (sec).
Address: 23 6th Av., N. Y. City.

LAMB, GILBERT D.

Lawyer: b. Franklin, Conn., Oct. 80, 1857; s. Gilbert
and Elizabeth (Dimock) Lamb; grad. Natchaug High
Sch. (valedictoTian), 1875; Yale, A.B., 1879; m. N. Y.



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City, Nov. 25, 1902. Blanche T>. Baldwin; one son:
Gilbert Baldwin, b. 1904. Admitted to Bar, N. Y. City,
Nov. 5, 18S3; mem. firm Lamb, Osborne & Petty, 1893-
1903; since then of firm of Osborne. Lamb & Garvan.
Democrat. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Audubon Soc.
Recreation: Farming. Clubs: City, Reform. Address:
440 West End Av., N. Y City. Country Home: "Beech-
spring Farm," Yantic, Conn.

LAMB, ROBERT B.

Physician; b. Jamestown. N. Y., Aug. 4, 1869; s. of
Henry L. and Elizabeth (Brockway) Lamb; ed. pub.
schs., Lansingburg Acad., Med. Dep't Union Univ.,
Albany, M.D., 1891; post-grad, study at N. Y. City and
Edinburgh, Scotland; unmarried. Entered State hosp.
service, 1891, as interne; promoted to junior ass't phy-
sician, 1893; senior ass't, 1896; med. sup't 1900; re-
signed 1911. Has visited most of the important medical
centers of Europe and America; med. sup't Matteawan
State Hosp.; consulting physician to Highland Hosp.,
Matteawan, N. Y. Mem. Dutchess Co. Med. Soc, Med.
Soc. State of N. Y. ; mem. Newburgh Bay Med. Soc,
Am. Medico-Psychol. Ass'n, N. Y., Psychiatrical Soc.
Has summer camp, "Onawaajwek," at Chazy Lake in
the Adirondacks. Address: 447 3d Av., Troy, N. Y.

LAMBERT, ALEXANDER

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 15, 1861; s. Edward
Wilberforce and Martha (Waldron) Lambert; grad.
Yale, A.B., 1884; Ph.B., 1885; Coll. Phys. and Surg.,
Columbia Univ., M.D., 1SS8; m. N. Y. City, April 23,
1895, Ellen Waitestill Cheney. Attending physician to
Bellevue Hosp. and Diphtheria and Scarlet Fever Hosp.;
consulting physician to N. Y. Infirmary for Women and
Children, Perth Amboy, (N. J.) Hosp., Nyack (N. Y.)
and Greenwich (Conn.) hosps. Prof. Clinical Medicine
Cornell Univ. Med. Coll. 1st Lieut. Med. Reserve
Corps, U. S. A. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med.
Soc, County Med. Soc, N. Y. Acad. Med., Pathol. Soc,
Alumni Soc Bellevue Hosp. Trustee N. Y. Infirmary
for Women and Children. Recreation: Fishing, hunt-
ing. Clubs: University, Century, Yale, Columbia, Camp-
fire, Boone and Crockett. Tourilli Fish and Game
(Quebec), Triple Island Gunnine (Munden, Va.). Ad-
dTess: 36 E. 31 St., N. Y. City.

LAMBERT, HENRY A.

Manufacturer, jeweler; b. Woodbury, Conn., Aug. 7,
1837; s. Henry and Margaret (De Forest) Lambert;
ed. in Conn., 1841-1852; m. Lowell, Mass., Sept. 3, 1867,
Sarah G. Corliss; children: Wallace C, b. May, 1869;
Helen M., b. June, 1871; John H., b. Nov., 1875; Fred
De F., b. Dec. 1877. Clerk and in drug business, 1S53-
1862, in Conn, and Wis.; began traveling in 1S60 in
the Northwest in gold pen mf'g business, and has since
traveled to some extent at times from Maine to Cali-
fornia, and from the Lakes to Florida. Was many
years treas. and dir. Aikin. Lambert & Co., N. Y. City;
formerly treas. and dir. Aikin-Lambert Jewelry Co.;
dir. Juniper Point Ass'n (Salem, Mass.). Summer
residence: near Salem, Mass. Addness: 19 Maiden
Lane. N. Y. City.

LAMBERT, JOHN S.

Jurist; b. Johnsonville, N. Y., Feb. 4. 1851; ed. pub.
schs. and Greenwich (N. Y.) Acad.; m. 1891, Wini-
fred Phillips, of Cassadega. N. Y. Admitted to N. Y.
Bar, 1877; practised at Fredonia. N. Y. 1878-1889;
county judge, Chautauqua Co., 1882-1889; justice Su-
preme Court, N. Y., since Jan. 1, 1890. Republican.
Address: Fredonia, N. Y.

LAMBERT, SAMUEL W.

Physician; b. N. Y. City, June 18, 1859; s. Edward
W. and Martha Melcher (Waldron) Lambert; ed. pri-
vate schs. N. Y. City, Yale, A.B., 1880, Ph.B., 1882; Co-
lumbia (Coll. Phys. and Surg.), M.D.. 1885; Yale, hon.
A.M., 1905; m. N. Y. Citv, Oct. 21. 1893. Elizabeth Will-
ets; children: Helen W., b. 1895: Samuel W., Jr., b.
1897; Martha, b. 1899. Attending surgeon to N. Y.
Lying-in Hosp., 1892-1903; attending physician to Nur-
sery and Ohilds' Hosp., 1890-1896, to N. Y. Hosp. 1906-
1909; St. Luke's Hosp. since 1906. Prof, applied thera-
peutics and dean Coll. Phys. and Surg, since 1904.
Mem. N. Y. Acad. Med., Columbia Univ., Ass'n Am. Phys.,
Am. Gastro-Enterol. Ass'n; trustee Roosevelt Hosp.;
gov. Soc. of Lying-in Hosp. Clubs: University, Cen-
tury, Racquet and Tennis, Yale, Grolier, Riding. Ad-
dress: 130 E. 35th St., N. Y. City.

LAMIA, VINCENT ROBERT

Fruit and produce ibroker and comm'n merchant;
b. Now Orleans, La., Aug. 31, 1873: s. Gaspar and Mary
Grace (Ferreri) Lamia; ed. New Orleans pub. schs. 1879-
1889; Tulane Law Sch.. 1897-1898: m. New Orleans,
La., June 6. 1905, Madeline Fabacner; children: Made-
line Fabaeher, b. April 10, 1906; Vincent Robert. Jr.,
b. Sept. 24, 1907; Natalie Miram, b. Aug. 18, 1909; Ly-



dia Grace, b. June 10, 1911; Lillian Leonora, b. Sept.
25, 1912. Independent Democrat; Catholic. Residence:
64 Vernon Terrace, E. Orange, N. J. Address: 204
Franklin St., N. Y. City.

LA MONT, HERBERT MURRAY

Stock broker; b. Turners, Orange Co., N. Y., Dec.
12, 1S77; s. late Charles A. and Regina Holmes
(Warren) LaMont; ed. Polytechnic Inst, of Brooklyn,
class of 1896. Stockbroker with firm of W. B. Frank-
lin & Co. Sec. and dir. Ramapo Water Co.; ten
years in employ of Westinghouse Electric and Mf'g
Co. and its allied interests. Recreations: Outdoor
sports, yachting. Mem. Rep. County Com. of Kings
Co., Sons of Revolution. Soc. Second War With
Great Britain, Soc. Am. Wars, Alpha Chi Sigma fra-
ternity. Clubs: Atlantic Yacht, Republican (X Y.
City). Address: 902 President St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

LAMONT, THOMAS WILLIAM

Banker; b. Claverack, N. Y., Sept. 30, 1870; s.
Thomas and Caroline D. (Jayne) Lamont; ed. Phillips
Exeter Acad., Exeter, N. H., Harvard Coll., A.B.; m.
Englewood, N. J., Oct. 31, 1805, Florence H. Corliss;
childrlen: Thomas, b. 1899; Corliss, <b. 1902; Austin
2d, b. 1905; Eleanor, t>. 1910. Mem. firm of J. P. Mor-
gan & Co. dir. First Nat. Bank, Guaranty Trust Co. of
N. Y., Inlernat. Agr'l Corp'n, J. G. White & Co., In..;
Lamont, Corliss & Co., Internat. Harvester Co., Lehigh
Valley Coal Sales Co., Northern Pacific R'y, Southwest-
ern Constr'n and Crowell Publishing Co. Republican;
Presby'n. Clubs: Metropolitan, Harvard, University.
Century Ass'n, The Players, City. Recess. Riding,
Sleepy Hollow Country. National Golf Links of Amer-
ica, Englewood Country. Address: 23 Wall St., X. Y.
City.

LA MONTE, GEORGE M.

Paper mf'r; b. Danville, Va., June 4, 1863; s. George
and Rebecca T. (Kern) La Monte; grad. Weslevan
Univ., A.M., class of 1884; m. Bound Brook, X. .!.,
Oct. 12, 18S7, Anna I. Vaill; children; George Vaill,
b. 1899; Isabel, b. 1890; Archibald Douglas, b. 1S93.
Paper mfg'r for 21 years, making safety papers for
U. S. and foreign gov'ts and other financial inst'ns.
Now Comm'r of banking and insurance for State
of N. J.; pres. Corp'n of George La Monte & Son,
paper mf'rs; v.-p. First Nat. Bank of Bound Brook.
Clubs: Metropolitan, City, Alpha Delta Phi. Resi-
dence: Bound Brook, N. J. Address: 35 Nassau St..
N. Y. City.

LAMPTON, WILLIAM JAMES

Journalist; b. in Lawrence County, Ohio; s. William
H. and Ellinor Fairfax (Miller) Lampton (both natives
of Ky. ); ed. in Kentucky academies and Marietta (O.)
Coll., A.M. (honorary); unmarried. Began newspaper
work as editor and prop'r of a Republican paper at
Ashland, Ky, 1877; then worked on Cincinnati Times
and other papers; was editor of The Merchant Trav-
eler, Cincinnati; later on Staff of Washington Critic
Washington Evening Star, and the Detroit Free
Press; contb'r current satirical verse to N. Y. Times,
N. Y. Tribune, N. Y. Sun, and N. Y. World; writer
for magazines and free-lance newspaper work. In-
dependent in politics. Appt'd on staff of Gov. Willson
of Kentucky with the rank of Colonel, March 29th,
1910. Address: 109 W. 54th St., N. Y. City.

LANCASTER, WILLIAM WOART

Lawyer; b. Augusta, Me., Sept. 12, 1S74; s. Stephen
Symons and Mary Ingelbert (Woart) Lancaster; grad.
Harvard, A.B. (magna cum laude), 1897, LL.B., 1899. En-
gaged in practice of law in N. Y. City. Independent
in politics; active in Citizens' Union several years.
Episcopalian. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, Am. Bar
Ass'n. Ddr. and sec. St. George Evening Trade Sch.,
N. Y. City. Recreations: Pedestrianism, boating.
Club: Harvard. Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

LANDALE, RUSSELL H.

Lawyer; b. in Great Britain, April 13, 1863; of
Scotch family; s. James and Marv (Haigh) Landale;
formerly of Kirkaldy, Scotland; came to U S. 1S72;
ed. pub. schs. Chillicothe, O., 1876-1SS0; Law Sch., Co-
lumbian Univ., Washington D. C, 18S6-18S8, LL.B.,
ML.; admitted to bar in Va., 188S; ass't gen. att'v,
St. Louis, Ark. & Texas R'y Oo., 18SS-1890; in gen.
la-w practice in N. Y. City since 1891; admitted to
practice in U. S. Supreme Court, 1S94. Democrat.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Am. Bar Ass'n. N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n. N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n St.
George's Soc. of X. Y. Clubs: N. Y. Athletic. Rockaway
Hunt. Metropolitan. Residence: 507 Madison Av. Ad-
dress: 37 Wall St., N. Y. City.

LANDON, FRANCIS G.

Ex-Assemblyman; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 20, 1S59; s.
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John Leverett, gov. Colony of Mass., 1673-16i9, and
Capt. David Landon, of Army of the Revolution; ed.
at several sens., and finally grad. John C. Green bch.
of Science, Princeton Univ., 1SS1; m. 1897, Mary
Hornor Toel. Mem. 7th Reg't of N. Y. City, and for
four years was its adjutant; In 1S95, became capt.
Co. I; in 1S99, with associate officer, went to Eng-
land to represent 7th Reg't and Nat. Guard of State;
resigned and received full and honorable discharge,
1902; rejoined 7th Reg't, Dec, 1908, having been
elected major. Elected to Assembly, State of N. . Y.
1000 upon Republican ticket, and re-elected in 1901
and' 1902. Presidential elector. State of N. Y., 1904;
appt'd by Pres. Roosevelt, 3d sec. Am. Embassy at
Berlin, Jan., 1905. and 2d sec. Am. Embassy at Vienna,
Mav, 1905, serving until June, 1907, when resigned.
Elected Sept. 1907, chm'n Dutchess Co. Republican
Com.: appt'd June. 1907, by Gov. Hughes, mem.
comm'n to inquire Into the condition of Nat.
Guard and Naval Militia: June, 1909, appt d by Gov.
Hughes mem. of Militia Council State of N. Y.; mem.
Graduate Council Princeton Univ., Chamber of Com-
merce State of N. Y. Clubs: Union, University,
Princeton, N. Y. Athletic, N. Y. Yacht. Address:
Mansewood, Staatsburg-on-Hudson, N. Y.

LANDRETH, OLIN HENRY

Civil eng'r and prof, eng'ring; b. Addison, Steuben
Co., N. Y., July 21, 1852; s. Rev. James (M. E. clergy-
man) and Adelia (Comstock) Landreth; ed. Rushville
(N. Y.), Union Sch. Sodus, N. Y. ; Penn Yan. N. Y.; Dun-
dee, N. Y., and Canisteo, N. Y. acads.; Union Coll., C
E., 1876, A.B., 1S77, A.M., 1SS1, D.Sc, 1905; m. Eliza
d. William B. and Eliza J. Taylor, of Canisteo, N. Y.;
children: William Comstock, b. Nov. 9, 18S3; Olin
Henry, Jr., b. Oct. 19, 1885 (died Feb. 6. 1888) ; Mary
Eliza, b. Sept. 21, 1889; Helen Adelia, b. Dec. 15, 1892;
James Taylor, b. Oct. 28, 1894; Robert Nelson, b. July
2, 1897. Various engagements in railroad eng'ring,
1S69-1874; student in Union Coll., 1S74-1S77; ass't
astronomer, Dudley Observatory, Albany, N. Y., 1877-
1879; prof, eng'ring, Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, Tenn.,
1879-1894; dean of eng'ring dep't Vanderbilt Univ.,
1886-1894; prof, eng'ring Union Coll. Schenectady, N.
Y., 1894; consulting eng'r of N. Y. State B'd of Health,
1896-1906. Mem. N. Y. State Water Storage Comm'n,
1902-1903; N. Y. Bav Pollution Comm'n, 1903-1905;
Metropolitan Sewerage Comm'n of N. Y., 1906-1908.
has filled numerous engagements as civil eng'r and
as consulting eng'r to various municipalities and
corp'ns, particularly in hydraulic and sanitary
eng'ring, since 18S5. Has contributed articles on pro-
fessional engineering- subjects and on engineering edu-
cation to numerous professional journals and to the
transactions of the various technical societies. Repub-
lican. Mem. M. E. Ch., mem. and past dir. Am. Soc.
Civil Eng'rs, mem. and past v. -p. Am. Soc. Mech.
Eng-'rs, fellow A. A. A. S. (sec. Eng'ring Section, 1S92,
and v.-p., 1908), mem. (v.p., 1908) Soc. Promotion
Eng'ring Ed'n, past pres. Schenectady Technical Ass n,
past pres. Soc. of Eng'rs of Eastern N. Y.. Delta Up-
silon fraternity, Sigma Xi Soc. Address: Union Coll.,
Schenectady, N. Y.

LANDRETH, WILLIAM BARKER

Civil eng'r; b. Rushville, N. Y., Aug. 3, 1857; s.
James and Sarah (Barker) Landreth; ed. Sodus (N.
Y.) and Dundee (N. Y.) acads., 1865-1870; Dansville
High Sch., 1870-1873; Eriendship Acad., 1873-1S76;
Union Coll., 1876-1881, A.B., C.E.; m. Schenectady, N.
Y., May 7, 1881, Amelia T. Pitz Gerald, ass't eng'r
Sinaloa & Durango R. R., Mexico, 1881-1884; city
eng'r, Schenectady, N. Y., 1884-1887; eng'r B"d Public
Works, Amsterdam, N. Y., 1S87-1889: in charge city
work, 1889-1897, at White Plains, Port Jervis and
Jamestown, N. Y.; Tonawanda and Cortland. N. Y.;
Athens, Pa., and Waverly, N. Y. Ass't eng'r, N. Y.
State canals, 1897-1900: resident eng'r N. Y. State
canals, 1903; sp'l resident eng'r N. Y. State canals,
1903-1908; sp'l deputy State eng'r, 1909-1910; con-
sulting eng'r. Schenectady, N. Y. Mem. Am. Soc.
Civ. Eng'rs, Rensselaer Soc. Eng'rs, Mass. Highway
Ass'n, Eng'rs Soc. of Eastern N. Y. Republican;
Episcopalian. Contb'r technical papers to eng'ring
journals and transactions. Residence: 20 Gillespie
St., Schenectady, N. Y.

LANDSTREET, FAIRFAX S.

Capitalist; b. Paris, Fauquier Co., Va.; m. May
Davis. Pres. and director N. Y. Dock Co., Sequoyah
Coal & Coke Co., Allegheny Coal Co. Dir., Continental
Trust Co., Baltimore. Republican. Clubs: Lawyers,
Railroad, Metropolitan (N. Y. City). Maryland. Elk
Ridge Fox Hunting. Baltimore Yacht, Green Spring
Valley Hunt (Baltimore). Residence: 563 Park Av.
Address: 10 Bridge St., N. Y. City.



LANE, CHARLES STODDARD

Clergyman; b. Boston, .Mass., Jan. 15, 1860; s. George
H. and Sarah (Weeks) Lane; ed. Boston Latin Sch.,
Amherst Coll., AB., 1S80, A.M. 1883; Hartford Theol.
Sam., 1SS4; m. Brooklyn, 1S85, Jessie Carson; children:
Stoddard, b. 1887; George Homer, b. 1S94; Laura, b.
1901. Pastor Cong'l Ch., Unionville, Conn., 1884-1888;
Pastor First Presby'n Ch., Mt. Vernon, N. Y., 1888-1910.
V.-p. and prof. Ch. history, Hartford Sch. of Religious
Pedagogy of Hartford Sem. foundation since 1910.
Mem. Synod of N. Y. and Presbytery of Westchester.
Recreations: Outdoor sports, baseball, yachting. Ad-
dress: West Hartford, Conn.

LANE, FRANKLIN KNIGHT

Secretary of the Interior; b. near Charlottetown,
Prince Edward Island, Can., July 15, 1804; s. Dr. C.
S. and C. W. H. Lane; removed to California during
childhood; grad. Univ. of Calif., 1886; m. April 11,
1893, Anne Wintermute; engaged in newspaper work;
later became reporter; also N. Y. correspondent of
Western papers; part owner and editor Tacoma Daily
News; admitted to bar of Calif., 1889; corp'n counsel
San Francisco, 1897-1902; candidate for Gov. of Calif.
1902; received party vote of Legislature of Calif, for
U. S. Senator, 1903; Democrat. Mem. Permanent In-
ternal R'y Comm'n, representing U. S. Gov't; mem.
Interstate Commerce Comm'n, Dec, 1905-March, 1913
(chm'n Jan. 1-March) ; appt'd Sec. of the Interior by
Pres. Wilson, March 5, 1913. Clubs: Cosmos, Metro-
politan, UniVersity, Chevy Chase. Address: Washing-
ton, D. C.

LANE, GARDINER MARTIN

Banker; b. Cambridge, Mass., 1859; s. Prof. George
Martin and Frances Eliza (Gardiner) Lane; grad. Har-
vard Coll., A.B. (summa cum laude), 1S81; m. Balti-
more, Md., Emma Louise Gildersleeve; one d. Kath-
arine Ward. Mem. firm Lee, Higginson & Co. Dir.
U. S. Steel Corp'n, Louisville & Nashville R. R. Co.,
Old Colony Trust Co., Montana Power Co., Interbor-
ough Rapid Transit Co., Harrison Bros. & Co., Inc.;
Pa. Water & Power Co., Puget Sound Electric R'y Co.,
and others. Pres. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston;
treas. Mass. Branch Nat. Red Cross; Am. Sch. of Clas-
sical Studies at Athens (mem. mn'g com.); Boston
Soc. of Archeol. Inst, of America; mem. Am. Acad.
Clubs: Somerset, Tavern (Boston), Knickerbocker,
University, Brook (N. Y.), Essex County, Brookline
Country, Eastern Yacht (Mass.). Residence: Man-
chester, Mass. Address: 44 State St., Boston, Mass.;
43 Exchange PL, N. Y. City.

LANE, WOLCOTT G.

Lawyer- b. Sanduskv, Ohio, Jan. 24, 1866; a. William
G and Elizabeth D. (Griswold) Dane; ed. St. Paul's
sjch Concord N. H.; Yale, A.B., 1888; Columbia Law
Sch" LLB., 1891; m. Lynn, Conn., Sept. 15, 1896, Edith
G Perkins. Admitted to ibar, 1891; mem. law firm
Miller King. Lane & Tafford. Republican; Episco-
palian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N Y Met. Museum
of Art Am. Geog. Soc, Museum of Natural History.
Clubs-' Lawyers, University, Yale, Ardsley, Automo-
bile of America. Residence: 15 E. 74th St. Address:
80 Broadway, N. Y. City.

LANGDON, ANDREW

Banker, manufacturer; b. New Marlboro, Mass.; s
John Le Droit and Jerusha (Stillman) Langdon; ed.
Lenox Acad. (Mass.); m. 1st, Belmont, NY;, Aug 29,
1S66 Alice B. Woodward; 2d. South Bend, find., Nov
25 1903. Hariet C. Studebaker; children: John Le
Droit Ellen E., William Chauncey, Elizabeth. En-
gaged in banking and mf'g in Buffalo for years; now
director General Railway Signal Co. Commonwealth
Trust Co.. Buffalo Foundry Co.. Buffalo Gen. Electric
Co Frontier Telephone Co.. Consolidated Telephone
Co.. all of Buffalo; treas. Dominion Telephone Co. of



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