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Monroe County Med. Soc; Am. Med. Ass'n; Rochester
Pathol. Soc; Hosp. Med. Soc, Acad, of Medicine. Sup't
Iola Sanatorium (Monroe County), Tuberculosis Hosp.
Mason: Rochester Lodge, .Hamilton Chapter, Doric
Council, Monroe Commandery, K. T. ; Rochester Con-
sistory (Scottish Rite); Damascus Temple. Mem.
Beta Phi Chapter, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Pi Phi &
Theta Nu Epsilon fraternities. Address: 397 W. Av.,
Rochester, N. Y".

LEAVITT, CHARLES WELLFORD, JR.

Civil and landscape eng'r; b. Riverton, N. J., March
13, 1871; s. Charles Wellford and Sara (Allibone)
Leavitt; ed. Gunnery Sch., Washington, Conn., finish-
ing at Cheltenham (Pa.) Mil. Acad.; m. Essex Fells,
N. J., Oct. 26,' 1809, Clara Gordon White; children:
Gordon, b. 1901; Kent, b. 1903; Charlotte, b. 1906:
Dundas, b. 1910. Ass't eng'r in charge constr'n E.
Jersey Water Co.; in charge constr'n Caldwell R'y
and eng'r for Town of Essex Fells, including water,
sewer, roads, etc.; has directed and supervised lay-
ing out and constr'n of of estates of "William C. W r hit-
ney, Foxhall Keene, Daniel S. Lamont, Chester A.
Congdon, J. Amory Haskell, George Foster Peabody,
J. C. Eaton, Felix M. Warburg, A. B. Coxe, C. E.
Coxe, Empire City Race Track, and Race Tracks at
-Saratoga, Sheepshead Bay, Belmont Park, Toronto,
Winnipeg and Montreal, and Havre de Grace; eng'r
Palisades Inter-State Park Comm'n, Estate Long)
Beach, Garden City, L. I.; New Cape May, N. J.;
monument Valley Park, of Colo. Springs; W r ashing-
ton's Crossing Park, N. J.; State House and City
Park, Trenton, N. J. Consulting eng'r B'd of W r ater
Supply, N. Y. City; Lieut. -Governor's Palace, Toronto,
Ont.; Milner Heights, Birmingham, Ala.; Normal Schs.,
State of Ala.; Univ. of Ga. Has designed and super-
intended laying out of numerous grounds, public and
private, in various parts of the country, and city
planning at numerous points. Republican; Episco-
palian. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Land-
scape Architects, Architectural League, of N. Y. Rec-
reations: Farming, hunting. Clubs: Union, City
Lunch, Transportation (N. Y. City), Adirondack
League. Clove Valley Rod & Gun. Address: Meadow
Farm. Hartsdale, arid 220 Broadway, N. Y. City.



LEAVITT, JOHN BROOKS

Lawyer; b. Cincinnati, O., Sept. 30, 1840; s. Rev.
John M. and Bithia (Brooks) Leavitt; grad. Kenyon
Coll., A.B., 18B8; A.M., 1872; LL.D., 1806; Columbia
Coll. Law Sch., LL.B., 1871; m. South Bethlehem,
Pa.. June 26, 1S70, Mary Keith. Admitted to bar
1871; successfully prosecuted N. Y. State B'd of Can-
vassers for contempt of court in counting fraudulent
election returns from Dutchess County, 1894; was first
of non-partisan candidates of Good Gov't Clubs in
1893 for the Assembly, but was unsuccessful, as ex-
pected; leader Citizens' Union, 14th Assembly Dist.,
in Low campaign, 1S07; d'ir. Hermitage Land Co., 1
Lexington Av. Co. Democrat in Nat., independent in
municipal affairs. Episcopalian; senior warden St.
Mark's Ch. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n, Bar Ass'n City of N. Y., N. Y. County Lawyers'
Ass'n, Am. Social Science Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa,
Columbia Coll. and Law Sch. Alumni Ass'ns, Kenyon
Coll. Alumni Ass'n, Nat Geog. Soc, Am. Forestry
Ass'n. Recreations: Riding, mountaineering and
writing against the inconsistencies of theologians.
Clubs: University, City, Lawyers', Church, Barnard,
Nat. Arts. Residence: 1 Lexington Av. Address:
30 Broad St., N. Y. City.

LEAYCRAFT, EDGAR CRAWFORD

Real estate; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 12, 1880; s. John
Edgar and Caroline (Crawford) Leaycraft; ed. Col-
legiate Sch., Cutler Sch., Harvard Coll., 1002; one
year Harvard Law Sch.; m. June 3, 1913, Julia
Searing. Mem. Squa-dron A, N.G.N. Y.; dir. sec. and
treas. J. Edgar Leaycraft & Co. Republican; Meth-
odist. Mg'r N. Y'. City Soc. of M. E. Church. Mem.
and Treas. Com. Management 23d St. Y. M. C. A.
Clubs: Harvard, Union League, Lawyers'. Address:
30 E. 42d St., N. Y. City.

LEAYCRAFT, J. EDGAR

Real estate; b. N. Y. City, Mar. 15, 1840; s. An-
thony D. and Hannah (Thompson) Leaycraft; ed.
public sch's; m. Ossining, N. Y., Nov. 25, 1874, Car-
oline Crawford; children: Mrs. Agnes Crawford
Donohugh, Edgar Crawford. Has traveled in Great
Britain, Europe, Mexico, India, China, Japan, around
the world, and the United States. Was during its
existence, dir. and treas. Real Estate Exchange and
Auction Room, Limited; dir. Real Estate B'd of
Brolkers, New Netherland Bank, City of N. Y. Fire
Ins. Co., N. Y. Plate Glass Ins. Co. Appt'd State
tax comm'r by Governor Roosevelt, 1899, reappt'd
by Governor Odell, serving five years; appt'd mem.
B'd of Examiners and Appraisers, New Barge Canal,
for term of four years. Republican; mem. Repub-
lican Co. Com.; mem. Chamber of Commerce, State
of N. Y.; N. Y. B'd Trade and Transportation; Mer-
chants' Ass'n; mem. West End Ass'n; pres. and treas.
J. Edgar Leaycraft & Co.; trustee and treas. Frank-
lin Savings Bank; pres. and dir. Lyncroft Realty Co.;
dir. and treas. Library Square Realty Co. Methodist;
lay delegate to Gen. Conf. M. E. Ch.. Los Angeles,
Calif., 1904; Baltimore, 1008, and Minneapolis, 1912.
Mem. Sons of Revolution, Soc. Colonial Wars;
Masonic Order, thirty-second degree, and Mystic
Shrine; pres. N. Y. City Soc. of M. E. Church. Mem.
B'd of Foreign Missions of M. E. Church; b'd mg'rs
Am. Bible Soc, treas. B'd of Ed'n of M. E. Church;
mem. B'd Dirs. Y. M. C. A.; Trustee Wesleyan Univ.,
Middletown, Conn.; Hahnemann Hosp., N. Y. City;
trustee Drew Theol. Sem., Madison, N. J. Clubs: Union
League, Republican, Lawyers', City Lunch, Quill,
West Side Republican, Aldine. Residence: 311 West
End Av. Address: 30 E. 42d St., N. Y. City.

LE BOEUF, RANDALL J.

Jurist; b. Cohoes, N. Y., March 10, 1870; s. Peter J. and
Sarah A. (Saunders) Le Boeuf; ed. Albany (N. Y.)
High iSch.; grad. Cornell Univ., LL.B., 1892; m. Al-
bany, N. Y., June 3, 1S96, Katharine Washburn; one
son: Randall J., Jr. Admitted to N. Y'. State Bar 1892;
engaged in gen. practise with Sackett & Bennett, and
later with Carter, Hughes & Kellogg, N. Y. City; re-
moved to Albany, 1805, and formed law firm of Bur-
lingame & LeBoeuf : corp'n counsel City of Rensselaer.
Identified with org'n of Albany, Troy, Schenectady
and Syracuse Trust Co., and dir. of same; counsel and
dir. for Albanv Trust Co.; v.-p. and counsel Albany
Southern R. R.'Co. Appt'd by Hon Charles E. Hughes,
Gov . State of N. Y., Dec. 27, 1909, a Supreme Court
justice, to (fill the vacancy caused by death of Hon.
George H. Fitts. Appt'd Comm'r to revise N. Y. State
banking laws, 1913; tendered nomination as N. Y.
State Public Service Comm'r, 1913. Republican; Epis-
copalian. Mem. Am., N. Y. State and Albany Co. Bar
Ass'ns Masters Lodge, F. and A. M., Capital City Chap-
ter, Ri A. M., De Witt Clinton Council, R. and S. M.,
Delta Upsilon fraternity, Cornell Alumni Ass'n, Nat.
Tax Ass'n. Clubs: Fort Orange, University, Aurania



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



(Albany); Republican, Railroad, Lawyers, Cornell
Univ. (N. Y. City). Residence: 531 Western Av. Ad-
dress: The Albany Trust Co. Bld'g, Albany, N. T.

LE BOUTILLIER, WILLIAM G.

Physician; b. N. T. City Dec. 21, 1839; s. Thomas
and Margaret (Gallier) Le Boutillier; ed. private
schools; grad. Columbia Coll. A.B., 18S0; Coll. Phys.
and Surg., Med. Dep't Columbia Univ., M.D., 1S83; un-
married. Acting ass't surgeon, U. S. A., Sept., 1898, to
March. 1899; surgeon 12th Reg't, N.G.N.Y., 1902-1906;
surgeon on staff Major-Gen. Charles F. Roe comd'g N.
G.N.Y., 1906: chief surgeon Div. N.G.N.Y., 1909-
1913. Mem. N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, Surg. Soc, etc.
Club: University. Address: Long Lake, N. Y.

LEDERER, GEORGE W.

Theatrical mg'r; b. Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1861. First
theatrical venture with Sydney Rosenfeld in exploit-
ing latter's play of Florinel, 1878; several seasons
with various attractions on road; pioneer in America
of high class vaudeville; originated word "vaudeville"
as applying to variety performances; also originated
the modern style of musical comedy, lyric farce and
phantasy such as "The Belle of New York" and "Mad-
ame Sherry." Pioneer producer in America of so-
called Revue, starting with "The Passing Show." Or-
ganized in Europe the Herrmann Trans-Atlantique
Vaudeville Co., which appeared in leading theatres of
U. S. Mg'r of N. Y. Casino, N. Y. Theatre, and various
theatres in London. For years mg'r of Lillian Russell
and many other leading players. Address: 1482 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

LEDERLE, ERNST JOSEPH

C'omm'r of Health; b. iStaten Island, N. Y., 1865; s.
Joseph and Clara J. (Schmidt) Lederle; grad. Columbia
Sch. of Mines, Ph.B., 18S6; Ph.D., 1893 Sc.D., Columbia
Univ., 1904; m. N. Y. City, June, 1S95. Margaret C.
Taylor. Chemist Dep't Health, N. Y. City, 1889-1902;
C'omm'r of Health, N. Y. City, 1902-1903; reappointed
1910. Mem. Am. Chem. Soc, Soc. Chem. Industry,
Verein der Deutschen Chemiker, Tuberculosis Com.
Clubs: Century, City, Republican, Chemists. Address:
149 Centre St., N. Y. City.

LEDERMAN, MOSES DAVID

Physician; t>. N. Y. City, Oct. 16, 1S6S; s. CDavid and
Helena (Bien) Lederman; ed. in public schools of N.
Y. City, Lancaster (Pa.) High School, Med. Dep't Univ.
of Pa., M.D., with honors, 1889; m. N. Y. City, Feb.
22, 1S9S, Belle Weil: children: Beatrix Helen, b. 1902;
Dewitt Weil, b. 1906; Edwin Weil, b. 1908. Instr. in
diseases of the nose, throat and ears, and held ap-
ptm'ts in several inst'ns; now clinical prof, diseases
of nose and throat in N. Y. Polyclinic Sch. and Hosp.;
attending throat and ear surgeon, Lebanon Hosp., N.
Y. City; asso. laryngologist, N. Y. Polyclinic Hosp.
Asso. editor Laryngoscope, a medical journal devoted
to diseases of the nose, throat and ear. Represented
U. S. at Internat. Otological Congress. London. 1899.
Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Daryngolical, Rhinological
and Otological Socs., N. Y. Acad. Medicine, Metropoli-
tan Med. Soc, Pan-Am. Med. Congress, N. Y. Polyclinic
Med. Soc, Harlem Med. Soc, Am. Med. Editors Ass'n.
Address: 58 E. 75th St., N. Y. City.

LEDOUX, ALBERT REID

Consulting mining eng'r and metallurgist; b. New-
port, Ky., Nov. 2, 1852; s. Rev. Louis P. and Katharine
C. (Reid) Ledoux; ed. Columbia Sch. of Mines, Berlin
Univ., Germany; grad. Univ. Gbttingen, A.M., Ph_D.,
1875; M.S., Univ. of N. C, 1880. State chemist and
mem. State B'd of Health, N. C, 1876-1SS0; since then
consulting eng'r, metallurgist, assayer and chemist.
Pres. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs; mem. Scientific Alli-
ance, Am. Chem. Soc, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, Am.
Inst. Elec Eng'rs, Canadian Mining Inst., N. Y. Acad.
Science, Soc. Chem. Industry, A. A. A. S., N. Y. Zool.
Soc. Clubs: City, Baltusrol Golf, Storm King Golf.
Residence: 39 W. 50th St. Address: 99 John St., N.
Y. City.

LEDOUX, LOUIS VERNON

Author; b. N. Y. City 1880; s. Albert R. and Annie
Van Vorst (Powers) Ledoux; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B.,

1902, graduate -work, 1903; m. 1907, Jean Logan. V.-p.
Ledoux & Co., mining eng'rs and metallurgists, since

1903. Author: Songs from the Silent Land, 1905 (Bren-
tano); The Soul's Progress and Other Poems, 1907
(John Lane); Yzdra, 1909 (tPutnams). Address: 99
John St., N. Y. City.

LEDYARD, LEWIS CASS

Lawyer; b. Detroit, Mich., April 4, 1851; s. Henrv
and Matilda Frances (Cass) Ledyard: grad Harvard
Coll., A.B., 1872; Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1875; Har-



vard Univ., A.M.. 1875. Dir. Am. Telephone & Tele
graph Co., Can. Southern Bridge Co., Canada South-
ern R'y Co., Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis
R'y Co., Detroit River Tunnel Co., Ft. Wavne, Cin-
cinnati & Louisville R.R. Co., Franklin Bld'g Co.
(pres.), Great Northern Paper Co., Interlake Pulp &
Paper Co., Lake Erie & Western R.R. Co., Lake Shore
& Michigan Southern R'y Co., Mich. Central R.R. Co.,
N. Y. & Harlem R.R. Co., N. Y. Central & Hudson
River R.R. Co., N. Y., Chicago & St. Louis R.R. Co.,
Niagara Grand Island Bridge Co., Niagara River
Bridge Co., Northern Pacific R'y Co., Pittsburgh. Ft.
Wayne & Chicago R'y Co., Toledo. Canada Southern &
Detroit R'y Co., Walkill Valley R.R. Co., West Shore
R.R. Co., Western Union Telegraph Co.; trustee At-
lantic Mutual Ins. Co., U. S. Trust Co.; trustee and
2nd v.-p. N. Y. Public Library; pres. Lying-in Hosp..
N. Y. City. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. Law
Inst., N. E. Soc. Clubs: Brook, Century. Downtown.
Harvard. Knickerbocker, Larchmont Yacht, Metropoli-
tan, Metropolitan (Washington), N. Y. Yacht, Seawan-
haka Corinthian, Union, Universitv. Address: 14 Wall
St., N. Y. City.

LEE, ALBERT

Editor, author; b. New Orleans, La.. Mav 11, 1868;
s. Gen. Albert L. Lee; grad. Yale, 1891; editor Yale
Literary Magazine, 1890-1.891: successively on edi-
torial staff of N. Y. Sun, Harper's Round Table, Mc-
Clure's Magazine, Harper's Weekly: asso. editor Col-
lier's Weekly, 1901-1902; managing editor, 1902-1911.
Author: Tommy Toddles; Track Athletics in Detail;
The Knave of Hearts; Four for a Fortune; He She
and They; The Pie and the Pirate, Miss Phoenix.
Club: Yale. Address: Rye. N. Y.

LEE, ALGERNON

Editor; b. 1S73; s. James and Jane (Emmerson)
Lee; ed. public sch's of Dutchess Co., N. Y., and
Minneapolis, Minn., and Univ. of Minn. Editor The
Tocsin, Minneapolis, Minn, 189S-1899; The Worker,
N. Y. City, 1899-190S; The Daily Call, 1908-1909; del-
egate to Internat. Socialist Congress, Amsterdam,
1904, and Stuttgart, 1907. Now edn'l dir. Rand Sch.
of Social Science, N. Y. City, and dep't editor Metro-
politan Magazine. Address: 140 E. 19th St., N. Y.
City.

LEE, FREDERIC GIRARD

Banker; b. Orange, N. J., June 15, 1873; s. Stephen
Girard and Georgiana (St. John) Lee; ed. public schs.
of Brooklyn; m. Flatbush, L. I., April 16, 1896, Sophie
Bohlen Hagedorn; one son: Frederic Girard. Jr.,
b. April 13, 1903. Started business with Kings
County Trust Co., 1S90: remained until 1903, when
elected sec. Broadway Trust Co., N. Y.r pres. since
1908. Dir. Internat. Pulp Co.. Internat. Salt Co. of
N. J.; Internat. Bait Co., of N. Y.; Retsof Salt Co..
Genesee & Wyoming R. R. Clubs: Union League,
New York, Glenwood Country. Residence: 25S W.
78th St. Address: Woolworth Bld'g, N. Y. City.

LEE, FREDERIC SCHILLER

Educator, physiologist; b. Canton, N. Y., June 16,
1859; s. John Stebb'ins and Elmina (Bennett) Lee;
grad. St. Lawrence Univ., A.B., 1S78, A.M.. 1SS1; Ph.D.,
Johns Hopkins Univ., 18S5; post-grad, study, special-
izing in phvsiology, Univ. of Leipzig, Germany, under
Ludwig, 1S85-1S86; m. N. Y. City, June 5, 1901, Laura
Billings; children: Julia, b. 1904; Frederick Billings,
b. 1906. Instr. in biology, St. Lawrence Univ., 1886-
1SS7; instr. in physiology and histology, Bryn Mawr
Coll., 1887-18SS; asso.. 18SS-1891; demonstrator phys-
iology, Columbia Univ., 1891-1S95; adjunct prof, physi-
ology, 1895-1904; prof, physiology since 1904; Jesup
Lecturer, 1911. Mem. Am. Society Naturalists, Am.
Physiol. Soc, Soc for Experimental Biology ami
Medicine, Harvey Soc, N. Y. State Science Teachers'
Ass'n, Am. School Hygiene Ass'n, Am. Nature Study
Soc, N. Y. Zool. Soc, Vt. Bot. Club; asso. fellow N.
Y. Acad. Medicine; fellow A. A. A. S., Am. Ethnol.
Soc, N. Y. Acad, of Sciences; scientific director N. Y.
Bot. Garden; mem. B'd of trustees Columbia Univ.
Press: mem. Editorial B'd Am. Journal of Physiology
and Columbia Univ. Quarterly. Author: Physiology:
The Vital Processes in Health (published in In Sick-
ness and in Health); Reproduction (in American
Text Book of Physiology); The School of Medicine
(in History of Columbia University): Fatigue (in
Harvey Lectures, 1905-1906); Scientific Features of
Modern Medicine. Translator and editor: General
Physiology, an Outline of the Science of Life, by
Prof. Max Verworn. Reviser and editor: Lessons in
Elementary Physiology, by Prof. T. H. Huxley.
Contb'r to scientific journals of. numerous papers on
phvsiol. topics. Mem. Sigma Xi, Beta Theta Pi, Phi
Beta Kappa. Club: Century. Summer residence:
Woodstock, Vt. Address: 125 E. 63th St., N. Y. City.



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LEE, HOMER

Bank note engraver, artist. Inventor; b. Mansfield,
Ohio; s. John and Elizabeth L>ee; m. Glen Middle, Pa.,
1901, Charlotte B. Riddle. Studied engraving under
father and Robert Mackintosh, Toronto, Canada;
afterwards studied abroad. Honorable mention
Vienna, World's Fair; designed Arms of U. S., which
surmounted the entrance to Am. Pavilion at Vienna;
1st class medal, State of Ohio; pres. and founder
The Homer Lee Bank Note Co.; v. -p. and dir. Frank-
lin-Lee Bank Note Co., and pres. Hamilton Bank
Not; Co., N. Y. City. Received hon. mention, Paris
Exp'n, 1900; picture "Building of the Skyscraper,"
bought by French Gov't. Represented in Lotos and
Salmagundi Clubs, N. Y. City, and elsewhere; exhib-
itor at Pan-American Exp'n. Buffalo, 1901; medal,
Charleston (S. C. ) Exp'n, 190-', and La. Purchase
Exp'n, 1904. Mem. S. A. R.; pres. Ohio Co. of Associ-
ates; mem. Municipal Arts Soc. ; comm'r on decoration
of public buildings. Founder St. John's Guild Float-
ing Hosp.; mem. Com. on Liturgy, appt d by Gen.
Assembly Presby'n Ch. of U. S. A.; a founder Ohio
Soc. of N. Y.; mem. Empire State Soc, S. A. R.;
founder Light Horse Harry Lee Chapter, C. A. R.
Inventor of Homer Lee steel plate printing system,
together with mech. devices used by U. S. Gov't and
abroad; also on many improvements in linotype com-
posing machine. Clubs: Colonial. Columbia Yacht,
Lotos, Salmagundi. Residence: 551 West End Av.
Address: Mills Bld'g, N. Y. City.

LEE. MARGARET

Author; b. N. Y. City; d. Joseph and Mary Georgina
Lee; ed. "by private tutors and later grad. public
sch's. In 1S65, James G. Bennett, of N. Y. Herald,
offered a prize of $1,000 for a distinctively American
novel, and her first book was awarded the money.
Author: Dr. Wilmer's Love, 186S; In Bonds of Wed-
lock; Marriage; Lizzie Adriance; The Missing Mar-
riage Certificate; Since First I Saw Your Face (the
prize story under a new title), 1S83; Divorce, re-
viewed by Gladstone for the Nineteenth Century, Feb.,
1S89, and published in England at his request toy the
Maemillan Co., Jan, 1SS9; A Brighton Night, 1884;
A Brooklyn Bachelor, 1SS6; The Story of a Story,
1SS3; One Touch of Nature, 1S92; This Man and This
Woman, 1S94; Romance of the Russells, 1S96; Sep-
aration, 1902; The Tongue of the Woman, 1902; Lor-
imer and Wife, 1903; The Master Chivalry, 1903; A
Broken Engagement, 1904; The D'Estimanvilles, 1905;
The Blot on the Board, 1912; Gallatin, 1913; The
Wanderer, 1913. In 1899 circulated petition for per-
petual copyright among authors. Senator Lodge pre-
sented a bill for perpetual copyright in Senate, 1900,
and Hon. W. H. Driggs introduced it in the House.
Mem. Writers' Club of Brooklyn and Soc. Am.
Authors. Address: 344 Lafayette Av., Brooklyn,
N. Y.

LEE, RONALD C.

Publisher; b. Staunton, Va., July 26, 1S77; s. Richard

B. and Mary Joe (Day) Lee; grad. Richmond Coll.,
1S97; m. April 27, 1912, Gertrude Belknap, d. Col.
Morris B. Belknap, of Louisville, Ky.; g.-d. Gen. Simon
Bolivar Buckner (died Jan. 8, 1913). Branch mg'r
MeVickar Realty Trust Co.; v. -p. Real Estate Direc-
tory; gen. mg'r Record and Guide, Real Estate Bu-
reau; Realty Records Co.; Treas. Marbolith Stone Co.,
dir. Universal Reference Co., publicity mg'r of Pease
& Elliman, and originator of the Real Estate Indi-
cator. Writer on real estate subjects; lecturer for
four years before real estate class, West Side Y. M.

C. A.; mem. Troop II, Squadron A, 1901-1912. Recre-
ations: Polo, golf. Clubs: City, Nat. Arts. Squadron
A. Sleepy Hollow Country (N. Y. City). Address:
125 E. 24th St., N. Y. City.

LEE, WARREN I.

Lawyer; b. Bartlett, N. Y., Feb. 5, 1874; s. Arthur D.
and Nettie (Isbell) Lee; grad. Colgate Acad., Hamilton,
N. Y., 1894; Hamilton Coll., Ph.B., 1899; m. Clinton. N.
Y.. Sept. 15, 1903, Mira Porter. Admitted to N. Y. City
Bar, and has practised there successfully since; mem.
State Assembly from 18th Assembly Dist., King Co.,
1906, 1907, 1908. 1909 and 1910. Mem. and sec. Legisla-
tive Com. for Investigation of Finances of N. Y. City.
Republican candidate for Congress, 5th Cong. Dist. of
Brooklyn, 1910; defeated in Democratic landslide of
that year; ass't dist. att'y. Kings County, Brooklyn,
since Jan 1, 1912. Republican. Mem. Delta Kappa
Epsilon fraternity. Clubs: University. Union League.
Cortelyou (Brooklyn). Address: 34 Nassau St., N. Y.
City.
LEE, WILLIAM HENRY LAWRENCE

La/wyer; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 31, 1848; s. Benjamin
Franklin and Jane Riker (Lawrence) Lee; ed. Phillips
Acad., Andover, Mass., Yale Univ., B.A., 1869, Columbia



Coll. Law School, LL.B., 1871; m. Baltimore, Mil., Nov.
5, 1890, Katharine Milligan McLane (died Nov. 13,
1S96); children: Ethel McLane, b. 1893; Katharine Law-
rence, ib. 1894. Engaged in practice of law since Nov.,
1871; formerly of Arm of Turner, Lee & McClure and
later of Lee & Lee; since 1901 in practice by self. Dir.
N. V. Rubber Co., Bar Harbor Water Co.,- Pine Tree
Realty Co. Has always supported the Republican can-
didate for President, but in State and local politics
has been an independent, though has been a member of
Republican polit. clubs. Was one of first to appreciate
beauties of Bar Harbor and has done much to develop
the place; has considerable interests in real estate
there. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Clubs: Univer-
sity, Century, Down Town, Yale (N. Y. City), Maryland
(Baltimore), Graduates (New Haven), Mount Desert
Reading Room, Pot and Kettle Club, Kebo Valley Golf
Club. Summer address: Bar 1 Harbor, Maine. Resi-
dence: 107 W. 54th St. Address: 45 Pine St., N. Y. City.

LEEDS, THEODORE EDWARD

Lawyer; b. Philadelphia; s. Theodore Churchill and
Mary Ann Leeds; ed. under private tutors in Boston,
Mass.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1886, Mary E. d. Malcolm and
Jane E. (Sanger) Bronson. Admitted at Boston to Bar
of Mass.; removed to N. Y., and in 1876 admitted to Bar
of N. Y. Represents extensive interests as trustee and
acts as counsel for corp'ns, banks and family estates;
trustee of several charitable institutions. Life mem.
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ne>w Bland Genealogical-His-
toric Soc. of Mass. Clubs: Union League, Lawyers,
Stock Exchange, Luncheon. Residence: 20 Fifth Av.
Address: 32 William St., N. Y. City.
LEEMING, THOMAS LONSDALE

Merchant; b. Montreal, Can., Jan. 9, 1872; s. Thomas
Lonsdale and Arethusa Helena (Woodruff) Leeming;
grad. Sch of Mines, Columbia Univ., Ph.B., 1894; m.
Glen Cove, L.I., May 28, 1898, Gertrude Busby; children:
Helen Schuyler, b. 1900; Leonard Busby, b. 1902;
Thomas Lonsdale, Jr., <b. 1904. Senior mem. Thos.
Leeming & Co., N. Y.; pres. The Nestle's Food Co., N. Y.;
v.-p. The Leeming, Miles Co., Ltd., Montreal, Can.; dir.
Century Bank, N. Y. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fra :
ternity. Dir. Brooklyn Acad, of Music; trustee Adelphi
Coll., Brooklyn, N. Y. Clubs: Brooklyn Riding and
Driving (dir.), Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht, Nassa.u
Country, Universitv, Hardware, Chemists, Columbia
Univ., "Montauk, Rembrandt. Residence (country):
Germelwyn, Glen Cove, L. I. (winter): 94 Eighth Av.,
Brooklyn. Address: 99 Chambers St., N. Y. City.

LEEMING, WOODRUFF

Architect; b. Quincy, 111., July 14, 1870; s. Thomas
Londsdale and Arathusa Helena (Woodruff) Leeming;
grad. Mass. Inst, of Technology, B.S., 1891. Atelier
Duray, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris; m. Brooklyn, N. Y.
Nov. 6, 1897, Esther Howard; children: Honor, b. 1902;
Edward Howard, b. 1908; Elizabeth Lonsdale, b. 1910;
Esther Woodruff, b. 1911. After graduation, spent one
year with Hines & La Farge, working on Cathedral of
St. John the Divine; started business for self, 1893, and
after four years' practise, spent one year in Paris and
traveling. Also studied in England, France, Germany
and Italy. Was architect for Beecher and Arbuckle Me-
morials, Nassau Country Club, Grace Presby'n Ch.,
Brooklyn. Dir. and mem. Exec. Com. E. T. Howard
Co.; expert for revision of Bld'g Code, City of N. Y.
Republican; Congregationalist. Sec. Dep't of Archi-
tecture Brooklvn Inst, of Arts & Sciences (past sec.
and pres. Brooklyn Chapter); mem. Arch. League of
N. Y., Nat. Sculptors Soc, Beaux Arts Soc, Phi Gamma
Delta fraternity. Mem. Exec. Com. Brooklyn Boy
Scouts of America. Recreations: Yachting, automotoil-
ing, golf, farming and chicken raising. Clubs: Hamil-
ton, Rembrandt. Nat. Arts, Casino (Brooklyn). Phi
Gamma Delta, New Canaan Country. Residence: 277
Henry St., Brooklyn (Country): Howarden, New Ca-
naan, Conn. Address: 20 Broad St., N. Y. City.

LEFAVOUR, HENRY

Pres. Simmons Coll.: b. Salem, Mass., Sept. 4, 1862; s.



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