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1911; Speech-Making, 1911; How to Master the Spoken
Word, 1913; How to Improve the Memory, 1913. Re-
publican; Unitarian. Residence: Craryville. Columbia
Co., N. Y. Address: 149 W. 35th St., N. Y. City.

LAWRENCE, EFFINGHAM

Banker, broker; b. Bayside, L. I., Sept. 8, 1878; s.
Effingham and Janet (Mickle) Lawrence; attended
Swarthmore Coll. 2 years; m. Oct. 26, 1907, Dorothy
Quincy Gookin; one d., Dorothy Quincy, b. Sept. 22,
1908. Left college and secured employment in Wall
St. house, 1896; started business for self as curb
broker, 1901, bought seat on Stock Exchange, 1903;
now head firm Effingham, Lawrence & Co., bankers
and brokers. Enlisted in N. Y. Naval Militia, March,
1897, serving on board U. S. S. Yankee during Span-
ish-Am. War. Clubs: Union, Racquet and Tennis, Rid-
ing, Automobile, Down Town, Piping Rock, Rockaway
Hunt Residence: "Keewaydin," Cold Spring Harbor,
D. I. Address: 111 Broadway, N. Y. City.

LAWRENCE, FRANK RICHARD

Lawyer; b. N. Y., 1S45; s. Benjamin and Marianne
Lawrence; ed. public schools, N. Y.; studied law; m.
1S76, Eva Annette Reed (died 1901); children: Frank.
Herfbert R., Connor. Admitted to bar, 1869; since
then practising in N. Y. City. Trustee Am. Surety
Co., Garfield Safe Deposit Co.; dir. Chatham & Phenix
Nat Barak. Mem. Dunlap Soc. Clubs: Lotos, N. Y.
Yacht Am. Yacht, Apawamis Golf, Manhattan, Law-
yers. Residence: 534 Madison Av. Address: 60 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.
LAWRENCE, GEORGE ALFRED

iPhysician; b. Lawrence, Calif., June 6, 1869; s. Will-
iam Howard and Susan Ellener (Sleeper) Lawrence;
grad. Leland Stanford Jr. Univ., A.B., 1892; Coll. Phys.
and Surg. (Columbia), M.D., 1895; Columbia Univ.,
AjM., 1896; Ph.D. 1902; LL.B., 1907. Adjunct prof, in
nervous and mental diseases N. Y. Post-Grad. Med.
School and Hosp., N. Y. City. Author of several med-
ical and scientific papers and theses. Democrat:
Episcopalian. Mem. IS. A. R., Psi Upsilon fraternity,
Nu Sigma Nu fraternity, Sigma Xi, Acacia fraternity,
A. A. A. S., Am. Med. Ass'n, Neurological Soc. Soc.
Med. Jurisprudence, Nat. Geographical Soc. Recrea-
tions: Fencing, tennis, golf. Clubs: Fencers, Apa-
wamis Aero of America. Address: 142 W. S6th St.,
N. Y. City.
LAWRENCE. HENRY EDMUND

Educator; b. Sodus, Wayne Co., N. Y., Aug. 2, 1S64;
s. Edmund W. and Ruth Ann (Holling) Lawrence; ed.
Marion (N. Y.) Collegiate Institute, University of
Rochester, A.B., 18S9; m. W'illiamson, Wayne County,
N. Y., Sept. 1, 1892, Adelaide Seely; children: Helen
Dorothea, b. 1893; Janet Seely, b. 1904. Teacher of
mathematics, St. Luke's Sch., Bustleton, Philadelphia,
1889-1890; tutor in N. Y. City, 1890-1892; instr. in Cor-
nell Univ., 1892-1894; instr., 1894-1896, and since
1S96. -Harris prof, physics. Univ. of Rochester. Re-
publican; Episcopalian. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma
Xi; fellow A. A. A. S. ; asso. mem. Am. Inst. Elec.
Eng'rs; Alpha Delta Phi. Club: Humdrum (Roches-
ter). Address: Eastman Laboratory, University of
Rochester. Rochester, N. Y.

LAWRENCE, ISAAC

Lawyer; b. London, Eng.. Julv 6. 1828; s. William
Beach (Gov. R. I.), and Esther (Gracie) Lawrence;
descendant Major Thomas Lawrence, extensive land
owner, Long Island, 1655; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B.,
A.M.; Harvard Law Sch.; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 1, 1883.
Lee Gwynne: one son: William Beach, b. 1886. Editor
Democratic Review; candidate for Gov. of R. I. and
U. S. Consular ag't at Port Hope and Cobourg, Can.,
under Gen. Grant's administration, 6 years. Mem.



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from R. I. of Nat. Dem. Con v. at Chicago, 1SS4; was
at one time chm'n Dem. Com. of Hancock Co., Me.
Formerly pres. Liberty League of U. S., and appt'd
on com. to secure recount of Mayoralty Election
in N. T. City. Was presented to Queen Victoria by
U. S. Minister Abbott Lawrence, . 1S52, and to Na-
poleon III. by U. S. Minister Rives. While Consular
agent at Cobourg, Can., was urged to accompany Gen.
Ryan in the Virginius, but declined, thus escaping
the fate of Gen. Ryan and associates, who were cap-
tured by Spanish cruiser, and shot in Morro Castle,
Havana. Democrat; Episcopalian. Life mem. N. Y.
Hist. Soc. ; mem. N. Y. Biog. Soc. St. Nicholas Soc,
32 Mason; elected pres. Am. Tariff Reform League for
4 years, term expiring Aug., 1916. Address: 15 E. 90th
St., N. Y. City.

LAWRENCE, RICHARD WESLEY

Piano mf'r; b. N. Y. City, May 7, 1878; s. Lewis and
Mary J. Lawrence; ed. N. Y. Law Sch., 1901; m. N. Y.
City, Nov. 20, 1906, Ruth Earle; children: Ruth Earle.
b. Nov. 14, 1907; Richard W., Jr.. b. Jan. 16, 1909.
"With Weber Piano Co. 7 years, until its merger with
Aeolian Co., 1903; with Aeolian Co., 1903-1910, when
became pres. of Autopiano Co., which office still holds.
Also v.-p. and treas. Printers' Ink Publishing Co.; ex-
ecutor and trustee The Chas. Kohler Estate; trus-
tee North Side Savings Bank. Republican candidate,
1904, for State Senator in Bronx; mem. Republican
County Com. 12 years; mem. Mayor Gaynor's Market
Comm'n, 1913. Republican; Methodist. Pres. Nat.
Piano Mf'r Ass'n. 1913-1914; N. Y. Piano Mf'g Ass'n,
1911-1912; chm'n com. of Mng'nt, Union Branch Y. M.
C. A., Bronx: dir., North Side B'd of Trade, Bronx;
mem. Exec. Com., and Com. on Candidates of Citi-
zens' Municipal Com., 1913. Clubs: Republican, Park
Republican, North Side Republican, Sphinx. Resi-
dence: Sedgwick Av University Heights. Address:
51st St. and 12th Av., N. Y. City.

LAWRENCE, ROBERT BOWNE

Lawyer; b. Flushing, L. I., Dec. 1, 1852; s. John W.
and Marv King (Bowne) Lawrence; ed. Columbia Coll.
sch. of Mines, class of 1874; Univ. of Berlin, 1875-1876;
Columbia Coll. Law Sch., DL.B., 1876; m. N. Y. City,
April 24, 1884. Eliza Hyde Clements; one son: Robert
Rutherfurd. Admitted to bar, 1878, and since prac-
tising law. Fusion candidate for pres. Borough of
Queens, 1901 (defeated): ass't to Col. W. S. Cogswell,
comm'r of taxes. 1902-1904; sec. to Third Deputy Po-
lice Comm'r Wm. L. Mathot, 1906; sec. to Third Dep-
uty Police Comm'r Bert Hanson, 19O7-190S. Democrat;
Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y.
Ass'n for Protection of Game. Club: University. Ad-
dress: Flushing, D. I., X. Y.

LAWRENCE, WILLIAM VAN DUZER

Manufacturer; b. near Elmira, N. Y., Feb. 12, 1842;
s. Robert D. and Catherine (Van Duzei ) Lawrence; ed.
in Michigan; m, 1867, Sarah, d. Alfred G. Bates, of
Monroe. Mich.; children: Arthur W., Dudley B.. Louise
L. Meigs, Anna L. Bisland. Came to New York City
when nineteen years old; in 1866 went to Canada to
establish a branch house, in partnership with Perry
Davis & Son, of Providence. R. I., conducting it for 21
years, and in 1882 the business was merged into the
Davis & Lawrence Co., of Montreal. The company in
1895, bought out the business of Perry Davis & Son,
of Providence. R. I., and all its proprietary interests:
later a branch corp'n, The Davis & Lawrence Co., of
N. Y., was organized and since 1900 the head office of
the business has been located in N. Y. City. Pres.
Fellows Mf'g Co. of N. Y. City anc' Montreal, and
founder Lawrence Park, Bronxville. N. Y. and Law-
rence Hosp., Bronxville. Club: Union League (N. Y.
City). Residence: 969 Fifth A v., N. Y. City.

LAWRENCE, WILLIAM WATSON

Manufacturer: b. Huntington. Pa., April 22, 1859;
s. John Jacob and Anna Elizabeth (Watson) Lawrence;
grad. Princeton. A.B., 1878. Connected with firm of
Suvdam. Lawrence & Co., and M. B. Suydam & Co.,
1878-18S4; established firm of W. W. Lawrence & Co.,
1884. and Sterling White Lead Co.. 1893; pres. Nat.
Lead Co. Republican. Mem. Am. Whig Soc. of Prince-
ton. Pennsylvania Soc. of N. Y . Mil. Order Loyal Le-
gion. Pa. Soc Colonial Wars. Clubs: University, Met-
ropolitan, Riding, Automobile of America, Princeton,
Westchester Country (N. Y. City), Duquesne (Pitts-
burgh). Maryland (Baltimore). Residence: 22 iE. 47th
St. Address: 111 Broadway. N. Y. City.

LAWRENCE, WILLIAM WITHERLE

Educator; b. Bangor, Me., May 29, 1876: s. Franklin
Muzzy and Lucy Moulton (Witherle) Lawrence; grad.
Bowdoin Coll., A.B., 189S; Univ. of Leipzig. Germany,
1898-1899: Harvard Univ., M.A., 1900; Ph.D.. 1903.
Instr. in German, Harvard Univ., 1900-1903; asso. prof.



English literature, Univ. of Kansas, 1903-1905; instr.
and adjunct prof English, Columbia Univ., 1905-1909;
asso. prof, of English, since 1909. Asso. editor Journal
of English and Germanic Philology. Republican. Mem.
Modern Language Ass'n of America, Am. Scandinavian
Soc, Dialect Soc. of America, Drama League of Amer-
ica, Psi Upsilon fraternitv and Phi Beta Kappa Soc.
Clubs: MacDowell, Players, Century (N. Y. City), Co-
lonial (Cambridge, Mass.). Residence: 618 W. 114th
St. Address: Hall of Philosophy, Columbia Univ., N.
Y. City.

LAWSON, ALFRED WILLIAM

Publisher, editor, author; b. London, Eng., March 24,
1869; s. Robert Henry and Mary (Anderson) Lawson.
A pioneer in the science and development of the in-
dustry of air transportation; a recognized authority
on aviation and aerostation. Traveled around world
15 years. Author: Born Again (philosophic novel).
Pres. Lawson Publishing Co. Residence: Garden City
Hotel. Garden City, L. I. Address: 37 E. 28th St., N.
Y. City.

LAWSON, JOSEPH ALBERT

Lawyer; <b. Albany, N. Y., Dec. 13. 1859; s. Isaac and
Elizabeth L. (Steere) Lawson; grad. Albany Boys'
Acad., 1878, Columbia Law Sch., LL.B , 1882; m. Al-
bany, N. Y., June 3, 1S85, Harriette C. Morgan, of Syra-
cuse. N. Y.: children: Helen E. Lawson, b. 1889, Flor-
ence K. (Harding, b. 1891. Engaged in practice of law
in Albany from 1882. After-dinner speaker at prin-
cipal banquets in N. Y. State for past fifteen years;
State miscellaneous reporter since 1912. Dir. Rensse-
laer Improvement Co., Troy, N. Y. Dem. candidate
for justice Supreme Court of N. Y., Third Dist., Nov.
1905 and 1910. Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n; trustee Albany Acad, for Girls.
Past Master Masters Lodge No. 5. F. and A. M.: Elk.
Recreations: Automobiling, golf and photography.
Clubs: Fort Orange. University. Albany Automobile.
Residence: 44 Lancaster St. Address: 119 State St.,
Albany, N. Y.

LAWSON, THOMAS R.

Engineer, educator; b. Wheeling. W. Va.. Dec. 24,
1873; s. Joseph and Sarah Eliza (Brice) Lawson; grad.
Rensselaer Polv. Inst., C.E., 1898 (hon. Soc. Sigma Xi
and Tau Beta Pi); m Troy, N. Y., Aug. 23. 1899, Mary
Agnes Lawrence: children: Margaret Elizabeth Law-
son, b. 1905; Virginia May, b. 1907. Began as insp.
structural material for William Hildenbrand, N. Y.
City, 1893-1894; while student in summer, was insp.
of various works: ass't in mechanics, 1S98-190O; ass't
prof. 1903-1906; asso. prof. 1906-1909 and prof, since
1909. of rational and technical mechanics Rensselaer
Polv. Inst. Acted as consulting eng'r for bridges,
hydraulic work and gen. civil eng'ring, and as expert
in law cases involving eng'ring problems. Republi-
can; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs; mem.
Am. Soc. for Testing Materials: mem. Chamber of
Commerce. Mem. Theta fraternity. Troy Vocal Soc.
Address: Rensselaer Poly. Inst.. Troy, N. Y.

LAWYER, GEORGE

Lawyer, b. N. Y. City, Sept. 24, 1864; s. James and
Eliza J. (Irwin) Lawyer; ed. Schoharie (N. Y.) Acad.
Entered Hamilton Coll., A.B.. 1885. A.M.. 1888: Albany
Law Sch., LL.B.. 1887; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 9. 1892, Agnes,
d. David B. Pershall: children: James, b. 1393: George
Irwin, b. 1897: David Buchanan. 1). 1902. Admitted to
bar, May, 1887; liegan practice of law in Albany, April,
1890: in 1897 formed co-partnership with Charles J.
Buchanan, under- firm name of Buchanan. Lawyer &
Whalen. Contb'r to legal publications since 1890: lec-
turer on law of contracts and personal property in
Albanv Law School since 1905. Democrat; candidate
for State Senator, 29th Senatorial Dist.. 1904. One of
organizers of Troop A. N. Y. City. 1889; judge advo-
cate 3d Brigade. N.G.N.Y., since Feb., 1901. Pres-
by'n. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n,
Soc. Internat. Law, Washington. D. C Albany County
Bar Ass'n, Ass'n of Troop A, N. Y. City, Theta Delta
Chi fraternitv and Phi Beta Kapoa Soc. at Hamilton
Coll.. and Phi Delta Phi at Albany Law Sch.. Sons of
Revolution; mem. and past master of Temple Lodge
14, F. and A. M.. Albany. Clubs: Fort Orange Coun-
try, Jefferson (Albany). Residence: 437 State St. Ad-
dress: 79 Chapel St., Albany. N. Y.

LAY, CHARLES DOWNING

Landscape architect: b. Newburgh, N. Y.. Sept. 3,1877;
s. Oliver Ingraham and Hester Marian (Wait) Lay: ed.
J H. Morse Sch.. Columbia Univ., Sch. of Architecture;
Harvard Univ., B.S. in landscape architecture. 1902; m.
Brooklvn, N. Y., Oct. 1. 1904. Laura B. Gill: children:
Oliver. ' b. 1906: Alice, b. 1908: David, b. 1910; George
Cowles. b. 1912. Started independent practice. 1904;
app't Landscape Architect, City. of N. Y., 1911. re-



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signed in 1913. Started the quarterly magazine Land-
scape Architecture (in association with H. V. Hubbard
and R. Wheelwright), 1910. Mem. Delta Upsilon fra-
ternity. Am. Soc. of Landscape Architects, Municipal
Eng'rs, N. Y., Soc. of Columbia Univ. Architects, Archi-
tectural League. Clubs: Century Ass'n, Harvard,
National Arts. Residence: 11 Cranberry St., Brooklyn,
N. Y., and Stratford, Conn. Business Address: 15 E.
40th St., N. Y. City.

LAY, GEORGE COWLES

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, June 10, 1850, s. George Cowles
and Julia Anna (Hartness) Lay; grad. Coll. City of
N. Y., A.B., 1869; A.M., 1872; Columbia Coll. Law Sch
LL.B., 1871; m. N. Y. City, 1879, Sara Emma Brtggs;
one d., Sara Emma, b. 18S5. Engaged in gen. Tiractiee
chiefly in litigated cases; formerly counsel for Nat.
Shoe and Leather Bank; familiar with banking, in-
surance and corporation law. Dir. Commonwealth
Trust Co. Mem. Phi Bala Kippa Soc; mem. Harlem
Com. Charity Org'n Soc. Club: Century. Residence:
99 Claremont Av. Address: 46 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

LAY, JULIUS GARECHE

Consul gen.; b. Washington, D. C, Aug. 9, 1872;
s. Richard Gregory and Caroline (Kimball) Lay; ed.
pub. and private schs., N. Y. City; m. N. Y. City, Dec.
10, 1904, Anne Howard. Continuously in Am. consular
service, since 1889, serving at Ottawa, Can., as vice-
consul; Windsor, OnL, as consul, and Barcelona, Spain;
Canton, China, Cape Town, South Africa, and Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil, as con ml Ken. Club: Metropolitan
(Washington, D. C). Address: Am. Consulate, Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil.

LAZELLE, HARRY W.

Banker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. 24, 1865; s. William
H. and Sarah Jane (Neil* Lazelle; ed. Brooklyn, N. Y.
pub. schs.; m. Brooklyn, May, 21, 1886, Emily M. Ches-
ter (died Sept. 20. 1904); m. N. Y. City, Aug. 14, 1908,
Alice S. Mott; one son: Chester, b. Brooklyn, N. Y.,
Dec. 1, 1887. Senior mem. firm of Lazelle, Fincke & Co.
Dir. Bankers' Investing Co. Residence: 724 E. 19th St.,
Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: 110 Broadway, N. Y. City.

LEACH, ABBY

Educator; b. Brockton, Mass, 1855; d. Marcus and
Eliza Paris (Bourne) Leach; private pupil at Cam-
bridge of Profs. Goodwin, Child and Greenough,
1878-1879; Harvard Annex (now Radcliffe Coll.), 1882;
A.B., A.M., Phi Beta Kappa. Vassar, 1885; studied at
Leipzig Univ., Germany, 1886-1887; now prof. Greek
Vassar Coll. Traveled extensively dn Europe and
spent several months in Greece, Sicily and Italy.
The org'n of Radcliffe Coll. -was largely suggested
and promoted by her taking private courses with
different profs, at Harvard. Honored by gift of a
gold cup, inscribed with Imperial Coat of Arms, from
Emperor of Jaran as a "token of His Imperial good
will." Baptist. Mem. Archaeol. Inst., Am. Philol.
Ass'n, Class Ass'n of Eng; mem. Mn'g Com. Am. Sch.
at Athens, Greece; Collegiate Alumni Ass'n, Coll. Equal
Suffrage League, .Women's iPolit. Union, Nat. Suffrage
Ass'n, Vassar Alumnse Ass'n. Occasional cont'br
to periodicals, magazines and journals on literary
and edn'l subjects. Clubs: Women's University,
Brockton Women's (hon. mem.), Japan Soc. Address:
Vassar Coll., Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

LEACH, ARTHUR BURTIS

Banker; b. Detroit, Mich., Sept. 30, 1863; s. Frederick
E. and Matilda I. (Shaw) Leach; ed. Detroit High
Sch.; m. Detroit, Mich., Feb. 3, 1889, Maud Campbell;
children: Helen, Maud, Ferry W., Margaret. Clerk
for Buhl, Sons & Co., Detroit, later for A. E. Hen-
derson, hardware dealer, Fargo, N. Dak.; organized
Campbell & Leach, hardware dealers, Devils Lake,
N. Dak., conducting same until 1885, when became
ass't cashier of Bank of Devils Lake; late with S.
A. Kean & Co., bankers, of N. Y. and Chicago; with
late John Farson, organized Farson, Leach & Co.,
1889, and A. B. Leach & Co., 1906, with offices in
N. Y., Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia and London. Re-
publican. Mem. Chaimber of Commerce, Mich. Soc.
of N. Y. Clubs: Union League, Lotos, Auto, Algon-
quin, New York, Queen City, Union League (Chicago).
Residence: S. Orange, N. J. Address: 149 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

LEADLEY, GEORGE WILLIAM

Chief of App't Div. Dep't of Commerce and Labor;
b. Webster. Monroe County, N. Y. ; s. Henry Bryan
and Jane (Porter) Leadley; ed. Geneseo, N. Y., Normal
and Training Sch., Med. course in George Washington
Univ. Took first prize in Clinical Medicine; m. Ger-
mantown, Pa., Oct. 2S, 1896, Edith Heller Gilbert.
Traveled ove- all of the U. S. and Porto Rico as
an examiner on the U. S. Civil Service Com'n. Es-



tablished civil service system in Porto Rico in 1902.
Mem. Kappa Sigma fraternity. Club: Capital. Ad-
dress: Dep't of Commerce, Washington, D. C.

LEALE, CHARLES A.

Physician; b. N. Y. City, March 26, 1842; s. Captain
W. 1'. and A. M. Leale; grad. Bellevue Hosp. Med.
Coll., M.D., Feb., 18<J5; post-grad, studies in Europe,
1866; m. 1867, Rebecca Medwin Copcutt. Med. cadet,
U. 'S. A.; ass't surgeon brevet oap't, U. S. V.; surgeon
in charge of commissioned officers' ward, 1865; exec,
officer, U. S. Army Gen. Hosp., Washington; was first
surgeon to reach President Lincoln after assassina-
tion; placed in charge by Mrs. Lincoln and remained
continuously with the President, prolonging life; held
his right hand and received last sign of parting; was
consulting physician at last illness of President Gar-
field. Investigated Asiatic cholera in Europe and
America; devoted life to poor in epidemic of 1866;
studied epidemics, cerebro-spinal meningitis, 1864, and
many epidemics and causes of typhoid fever in Brook-
lyn and N. Y. City; devised system by which, in mid-
summer thousands of mothers and sick children of
N. Y. City were daily given salt water baths on
trips of floating hosp. to waters of Atlantic Ocean;
conceived the idea and urged the construction of
recreation piers in N. Y. City; suggested and planned
summer hospitals for children on superstructure of
wharves; urged doubling area of Bellevue Hosp.
and its reconstruction in 1895: devoted 15 summer
vacations to gratuitous care of poor mothers with
sick children. Author: Chronic Diseases Among the
Children of N. Y. Oity; Prenatal Diseases; Surgery of
the Lungs; Sunstroke of Infants; Observations on
Asiatic Cholera; also various papers before medical
ass'ns, etc. Practising in N. Y. City since 1866. Mem.
Alumni Ass'n Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll. (pres. 1875).
N. Y. Co. Med. Ass'n (pres. 1885-1887), N. Y. Soc. for
Relief of Widows and Orphans of Medical Men (pres.
1895-189S), St. John's Guild (pres. 1891-1893); mem.
Council Internat. Med. Congress, 1887; mem. G. A.
R., Loyal Legion. Consulting physician Bellevue
Hosp. and to N. Y. Inst'n for Instruction of Deaf and
Dumb. Address: 604 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

LEALE, LOYAL

Lawyer; b. N. <Y. City, March 24, 1879; s. Charles
A Leale, M.D., and Rebecca Medwin (Copcutt) Leale;
ed. in private schs. in N. Y. City; grad. Columbia
Coll., A.B., 1900, Columbia Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1902,
Columbia Sch. of Polit. Science. Admitted to N. Y. Bar.
July, 1902. Began practice of law in offices of David
B. Ogden and of Philbin, Beekman & Menken, in N. Y.
City. Appt'd an ass't corp'n counsel of City of N. Y.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n.
Delta Kappa Epsilon Ass'n. Clubs: Squadron A, Co-
lumbia Univ. Residence: 604 Madison Av. Address: 2
Rector St, N. Y. City.

LEALE, MEDWIN

Physician; b. N. Y. City, 1873; s. Charles A. and
Rebecca Medrwin (Copcutt) Leale; ed. private schs.
N. Y. City, A.B., Columbia Univ.; later taking post-
graduate course in philosophy, M.D., Coll. P. and S.,
N. Y. City, 1896; m. Matilda Howard Marvin, d. of
late Tasker Howard Marvin, educator and philan-
thropist; children: Bianca Marvin, b. 1904; Rosalind,
b. 1907. Interne Roosevelt Hosp.; attending physician
Floating Hosp. for Children of St. John's Guild, 1896-
1897; physician Roosevelt Hosp., Out-Pa tient Dep't.
1900-1908; studied in hospitals abroad 1900. After
serving in Squadron A, N.G.N. Y., 1892-1897, was pro-
moted first lieut. and ass't surgeon; served through-
out Spanish-Am. War, as surgeon to N. Y. Vol. Cav., ac-
companying expd'n to Porto Rico. Was also surgeon
to U. S. Regular Cavalry in southern Porto Rico, and
attending physician to Gen. Nelson A. Miles's head-
quarters at Ponce, Porto Rico. Later eomm'd capt.
and surgeon to Squadron A, N. G. N. Y., serving
until 1903. Mem. examining b'd of surgeons of org'ns
attached to N. Y. State Headquarters, 1902-1903. Epis-
copalian. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Soc. of Sanitary
and Moral Prophylaxis. N. Y. State iMed. Soc, Greater
N. Y. Med. Ass'n. Alumni Ass'n Roosevelt Hosp. Pres.
Alumni Ass'n, St. John's Guild Hosps. for children;
mem. N. Y. Pathol. Soc, Ass'n Mil. Surgeons of U. S..
Fellow N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, mem. Delta Kappa
Epsilon fraternity. Hon. mem. Squadron A; mem.
N. Y. Vol. Cav. Ass'n. Author numerous articles on
med. and surg. subjects. Clubs: Columbia, Nassau
Country. Address: 852 Lexington Av., N. Y. City.

LEARNED, ELLIN CRAVEN

Author; b. N. J.; d. Captain Tunis Augustus Mac-
donough Craven, U. S. N., and Marie Louise (Steven-
son) Craven; private sch. ed'n in N. Y. City; m. N.
Y. City, April 12, 1S93; Frank Learned. Author: The
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A Stokes Co.. -\". V.); on editorial staff of The Church-
man, 1890-1899; cont'br to The Delineator, 1899-1906,
The Ladies' World. 1 1>< it -lil 3. Anti-suffragist. Anglo-
Catholic. Asso. of sisterhood of St. Mary. Recre-
ation: Traveling. Address: 4S W. 9th St., N. Y. City.
LEARNED, WALTER

Banker; b. New London. Conn., June 22, 1847; s.
Joseph Coit and Jane K. (Dickerman) Learned; grad.
Barlett High Sch.; m. June 1, 1871, Alice F. Beckwith;
one d., Mary Carleton, b. Oct. 24, 1S76. Pres. Kock-
ville ct Willimantic Light and Power Co., v.-p, and
treas. Savings Bank of New London; dir. Union Bank &
Trust Co., New London, and Conn. R'v & Lighting
Co. Mem. N. if. Zool. Soc, B. A. R Soc. Colonial
Wars, Bibliophilia Soc, Folklore Soc, Pres. Manual
Training and Industrial Sch., Public Library of New
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Tales from Copper, The Rivals; editor: Treasury of
Favorite Poems, Treasury of Favorite American
Verse. Clubs: Nat. Arts, Grolier, Authors', Thames
(New London). Residence: 2 Broad St. Address:
Savings Bank of New London, New London, Conn.

LEARY, MICHAEL A.

Lawyer; b. Ireland, Aug. 7, 1847; s. John and Mar-
garet (MacDonnell) Leary; ed. East Bloomfield and
Penn Yan Acads. ; m. Penn Yan, Feb. 1, 1S76, Rhoda
Bradley Bennett; children: Henry Bennett, Julia
Louise. Came to America at early age with parents;
settled in E. Bloomfield, N. Y.; after leaving school,
studied la-w; admitted to bar, 1S69; since then in
gen. practice at Penn Yan. Delegate Dem. Nat.
Convs., 1S84, 1888; mem. State Constitutional Conv.,
1890, to revise judiciary article of constitution; post-
master at Penn Yan, 1803-1899. Address: Penn Yan,
N. Y.

LEARY, MONTGOMERY ELIHU

Physician; b. Rochester, N. Y'., July 9, 1SCS; s. Dan-
iel and Caroline W. (Montgomery) Leary; ed. public
schs., Rochester Free Acad.; grad. Univ. of Rochester,
A.B., 1892; Med. Dep't Univ. of Pa., M.D., 1S05; m.
Rochester, Aug. 6, 1806, Caroline A. Tegg. Traveled
in Europe 1802, 1901 and 1908; coroner's physician,
Monroe County, 1809-1002; health officer Toiwn of
Gates since 1890. Republican. Presby'n. Lecturer on
physiology and hygiene, Mechanics' Inst., 1895-1902;
corr. sec. Rochester Acad. Science, 1896-1904; same
Rochester Pubhc Health Ass'n, 1S07-1011, sec. N. Y.
State Sanitary Officers' Ass'n; mem. Nat. Soc. for the
Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis; Am. Hosp.
Ass'n; Am. Sanatorium Ass'n; Am. Public Health
Ass'n; Internat. Congress of Hygiene & Demography;



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