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Thomas Hovey and Caroline (Wallis) Defavour; ed.
Salem public sens., Williams Coll. and Univ of Berlin;
Williams Coll., A.B., 1883; Ph.D., 1886; LL.D., 1902;
LL.D., Tufts, 1905. Tnstr. Williams Coll., 1884-1888;
prof, physics, 1888-1901; dean, 1897-1902; pres. Simmons
Coll., since 1902. Mem. Am. Acad. Arts and Sciences,
Colonial Soc. of Mass.: Fellow Am. Ass'n of Arts and
Sciences. Trustee Williams Coll., Boston State Hosp.,
Women's Edn'l and Industrial Union, N. Bennett St.
Industrial Sch. Clubs: St. Botolph, Boston City, N. Y.
City. Residen?e: 3 Brimmer St. Address: Simmons
Coll., Boston, Mass.

LEFEVRE, EDWIN

Diplomat, author; b. Panama, Jan. 23, 1871; s. Henry
and Emilia (de la Ossa) Lefevre; attended Lehigh
Univ.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan., 1902, Martha Moore;



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children: Edwin, b. 1903, Reld, b. 1905. Minister pleni-
potentiary of Republic of Panama to Spain, 1911, and to
Italy, 1912. Author: Wall Street Stories, 1901; The
Golden Flood, 1905; Sampson Rock of Wall St., 1907,
and short stories and arlticles to magazines. Club:
Century (N. Y. City). Address, Lawrence Park, Bronx-
ville, N. Y.

LE FEVRE, FRANK J.

Banker, ex-Congressman; b. 1874, in town of New
Paltz, where his ancestors have lived since its settle-
ment by Huguenots, in 1678; ed. New Paltz Normal
Sch., and at coll. in Washington, D. C. ; served as sec.
far father, Hon. Jacob Le Fevre, during term of latter
as congressman, and was sec. of different committees.
Afterward spent a year in travel in Far West and Mex-
ico; soon after became bookkeeper Huguenot Nat.
Bank, of which father was pres., and has continued
with that 'bank ever since, being elected pres. on death
of father; trustee New Paltz Savings Bank; dir.
Poughkeepsie Trust Co., Nassau & Dutchess Fire Ins.
Co. of N. Y. Elected to N. Y. State Senate, r902 ; elected
to 59th Congress, 1904, as representative from 24th N.
Y. Dist., serving 1905-1907. Was sup't N. Y. State Bld'g
at La, Purchase Exp'n; trustee New Paltz State Normal
Sell. Address; New Paltz, N. Y.

LE FEVRE, RALPH

Editor, author; b. New Paltz, N. Y., Aug. 25, 1844; B.
Josiah P. and Elizabeth Le Fevre; ed. New Paltz Acad.,
Albanv State Normal Sch.; m. Marbletown, N. Y., June
2, 1873, Esther M. Oliver; children: Uertrude C, Eliza-
beth, James O. Taught sch. in N. Y. State and in
Texas and Arkansas, shortly after the close of Civil
War; elected sch. comm'r, 1872, and served three years.
Editor and prop'r New Paltz Independent since 1872.
Author: History of New Paltz and Its Old Families
(second edition published). Republican. Mem. Re-,
formed (Dutch) Church. Corr. mem. Huguenot Soc. or
America; 16 years pres. New Paltz Hist. Soc; corr.
mem. N. Y. Geneal. and Biog. Soc; trustee Senate
House, Kingston. Address: New Paltz, N. Y.

LEFFINGWELL, ALBERT

Author, physician; b. Aurora, N. Y., Feb. 13, 1845; s.
Dr. Elisha and Jane (Jackson) Leffingwell; entered
Hamilton Coll., received hon. degree; grad. L. I. Coll.
Hosp. M.D. 1874; m. 1st, 1871, Mary C. Hathaway (died
1886); 2d, 1892, Elizabeth Fear. Spent 1875-1879 in
scientific and literary work in Europe, and several
years in travel and residence in Japan, China, Bur-
man, India, Africa, Palestine and Egypt. One of
founders and med. dirs. Dansville Sanatorium, 1882-
1888. Am. Consul Warsaw, Russia, 1905-1906. Au-
thor: Rambles in Japan Without a Guide; Illegitimacy;
Suicide in American Cities; Influence of Seasons Upon
Conduct; Vivisection in America; The Leffingwell
Record; The Vivisection Question, The Mortality of
London, Vivisection Reform. Has also written vari-
ous monographs and papers on philosophical and eco-
nomic topics. One of founders and dirs. Vivisection
Reform Soc; v.-p., 1S99-1904, pres. 1904-1905, Am.
Humane Ass'n; life mem. L. I. Hist. Soc; v.-p. Mass.
Soc. for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, trustee
Wells College, 1912. Address: Aurora-on-Cayuga
Lake, N. Y.

LEFFINGWELL, RUSSELL CORNELL

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 10, 1878; s. Charles Rus-
sell and Mare E. (Cornell) Leffingwell; grad. Yale
Coll., A.B., 1899, Columbia Univ., Law Sch., LL.B.,
1902; m. Brooklyn, Jan. 27, 1906, Luchen Hewitt; one
d. Lucy. Partner in law firm of Cravath & Hender-
son. Residence: 144 E. 65th St. Address: 52 William
St., N. Y. City.

LEFFINGWELL, WILLIAM ELDERK1N

Banker, capitalist; b. Aurora, N. Y., July 10, 1855; s.
Dr. Elisha and Jane E. (Jackson) Leffingwell; pre-
pared for coll. Cayuga Lake Acad.; entered Cornell
Univ., 1871; left before graduation to continue studies
at Brooklyn Collegiate and Poly. Inst. Registrar and
cashier Brooklyn Collegiate and Poly. Inst, 1875-
1882; sec. and treas. Dansville (N. Y.) Sanitarium,
1882-1885; pres. and gen. mg'r The Glen Springs Co.,
Watkins, N. Y., since 1890. Pres. Glen Nat. Bank,
Empire Tours Ass'n; dir. Watkins Salt Co., Detroit
Rock Salt Co.; v.-p. Elmira Herald Publishing Co.
Pres. Village of Dansville, N. Y., 1885: mem. b'd of
trustees Village of Watkins, N. Y., 1899-1901, pres.
1902-1905; Democratic presidential elector N. Y. State,
1904 and 1912, mem. Assembly for Schuyler Co., N. \.
State, 1909; comm'n of water, sewer and electric light,
Watkins, N. Y., since 1906; chm'n Watkins Glen State
Reservation Comm'n. Appt'd by Gov. Sulzer Public
Service Comm'r for 2d Dist. N. Y. State, 1913. Demo-
crat. Dist. deputy grand master, 20th Masonic Dist,
N. Y., 1897; mem. Phi Delta Theta, S. A. R., Am Scenic



and Historic Preservation Soc. Recreation: Automo-
biling. Clubs: Hamilton (Brooklyn), Rochester (Roch-
ester), Elmira City, Elmira Country (Elmira), Corn-
ing City (Corning), Automobile of America (N. Y
City). Address: Watkins, N. Y.

LEGGETT, EDWARD HENRY

Lawyer, deputy att'y gen.; b. Dixon, 111., Nov. 15,
1856; s. Edward H. and Mary C. (Randall) Leggett;
grad. Columbia Coll., LL.B., 1877; m. Brooklyn, N. S.,
Dec. 4, 1879, Nellie L., d. Chauncey B. Hancock; chil-
dren: Gertrude Bleecker, (wife of Allan H. Sutliff of
Albany, N. Y.), b. 1880; Louise Randall, b. 1882, Helen
Hancock, b. 1883, Edward Hancock, b. 1887. Studied
law with former Lieut. -gov. Stewart L. Woodford, N.
Y. City; sec. and att'y for Crown Mf'g Co., Phelps, N.
Y., 1883-1892; since Jan., 1894, has been connected with
att'y general's office, Albany, N. Y., having charge of
State land matters. Enlisted as a private, Co. G, 23d
Reg't, N. Y. N. G., Brooklyn, 1879; mem. Sons of Revo-
lution, Holland Soc. of N. Y., and various other eocs. ;
32* Mason, Shriner. Republican; Presbyterian. Resi-
dence: 8 S. Allen St., Albany, N. Y., and Ridgewood
Camp, Fourth Lake, Old Forge, N. Y. Address: Attor-
ney-General's Office, Albany, N. Y.
LEGGETT, JOHN C.

Lawyer, banker; b. Oswego, N. Y., Dec. 25, 1858; e.
Oti3 M. and Rosette M. (Litchfield) Leggett; grad.
Mo. State Univ., A.B. (head of class, prize medal in
English), 1883; m Cuba, N. Y., June 28, 1885, Genevieve
Parker. Engaged in practice of law at Cuba, N. Y.;
was formerly town auditor there. Pres. Cuba Nat.
Bank. Dir., sec. and treas. Cuba Cemetery Ass'n.
Recreation: Travel. Club: City. Address: Cuba, N T . Y.

LEHMAN, IRVING

Justice Supreme Court; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 28, 1876;
s. Mayer and Babette (Newgast) Lehman; grad. Co-
lumbia Coll., A.B., 1896; Columbia Sch. of Polit.
Science, A.M., 1897; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1898;
m. N. Y. City, June 26, 1901, Sissie Straus. Elected
justice Supreme Court, 1901, for term expiring 1922.
Address: 37 W. 69th St., N. Y. City.

LEIPZIGER, HENRY M.

Supervisor of lectures, B'd of Ed'n, N. Y. City; b.
Manchester, England, Dec. 29, 1854; s. Marcus and
Martha (Samuel) Leipziger; ed. N. Y. public schools,
Coll. City of N. Y., A.B., B.S., 1873; Columbia, LL.B.,
1875; Ph.D, 1888; Union University, LL.D., 1906. Was
a teacher in public schools, 1873^1881; organized He-
brew Technical Inst, and directed same, 1884-1891;
ass't sup't public schools of N. Y. City, 1891-1896; su-
pervisor of lectures since 1890. Organized system of
public lectures given by B'd of Ed'n of N. Y., and has
directed same since its inception. The public lecture
system is a system of education of adults, and has
proved a great success. Was for 17 years chm'n
Library Committee of Aguilar Free Library, now in-
corporated in the N. Y. Public Library. Mem. Am.
Hist. Ass'n, Nat. Ed'n Ass'n, Am. Library Ass'n, v.-p.
Am. ' Scenic and Historic Preservation Soc; trustee
Edn'l Alliance; trustee Hebrew Technical Inst; mem.
Con. on Prevention of Tuberculosis of Charity Org'n
Soc. Has lectured frequently on edn'l and ethical
topics before colleges, teachers' institutes and other
ass'ns, and made addresses on special celebrations,
such as opening of edn'l inst'ns. Clubs: City, Ju-
dseans (pres.). The Round Table. Address: 500 Park
Av N. Y. City.

LELAND, ARTHUR S.

Banker; b. Boston, Mass.; s. Emerson and Mary A.
(Seaver) Leland; ed. Chauncey Hall Sch. and Mass.
Inst. Technology, Boston; unmarried. Mem. firm of
Arthur S. Leland & Co., bankers and brokers, N. Y.
Citv and Boston. Mem. Chamber of Commerce, N. Y.,
N. "Y. State Bankers' Ass'n, N. E. Soc. and Sons of
Revolution. Clubs: Ardsley (Ardsley-on-Hudson), N.
Y. Athletic, Republican (N. Y. City), Algonquin (Bos-
ton). Residence: Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. Address: 26
Exchange PI., N. Y. City.

LELAND, ORA MINER

Univ. prof, civil eng'r; b. Grand Haven, Mich., June
28, 1876; s. George Spencer and Harriett Elizabeth
(Perkins) Leland; grad. Univ. of Mich., 1900, B.S., C.E.;
m. Washington, D. C, June 28, 1906, Mary Yoeckel;
children: Mary Louise, b. May 1, 1907; Walter Perkins,
b. Sept 7, 1911. Chief clerk and draftsman to U. S.
Surveyor-Gen. of Fla., 1898-1S99; U. S. gen. land office,
1900-1903; aid and computer, U. S. Coast and Geodetic
Survey, 1900-1903; surveyor to U. S. comm'r for boun-
dary 'between Alaska and Can.. 1904-1911; mem. Costa
Rica-Panama Boundary Arbitration Comm'n, since
1911. Mem. Faculty of Coll. of Civil Eng'ring, Cornell
Univ., since 1903; now ass't prof, of geodesy and as-
tronomy, and head of Dep't of Topographic and Geo-



GIRLS' SCHOOLS NEW YORK CITY



447



Choosing a School



In selecting a school for your

What is the MORAL tone of the
school; what is its influence, its
ideals, its traditions ; does its whole
aim, influence and teaching make
for strong, high-minded character?

What is the SCHOLARSHIP
standard; is it thorough, is it practi-
cal ; does it fundamentally teach the
pupil to think for herself?

THE BARNARD SCHOOL FOR
GIRLS has been studying this ques-
tion of school efficiency for eighteen
years, and in its solution we have
found the constant factor is the
teacher.



THE BARNARD SCHOOLS

Barnard School for Girls

421-423 West 148th Street
Barnard School for Boys

Fieldslon. West 244th Street
Barnard Elementary School

386 Fort Washington Avenue
Barnard Elementary School

139th Street and Riverside Drive
Barnard School of Household Arts

226 W est 79th Street

Summer Camp for Boys

Mallelt's Bay, Vt.
Summer Camp for Boys

Lake Champlain, Vt.



daughter, you would like to know :
Therefore we have chosen our
teachers most carefully, not only as
to scholarship and training, but as
to character and refinement. We
know our teachers intimately, not
only in the school, but in their
home life.

A school is judged by its results.
Therefore we beg to refer you to the
mothers, whose daughters are now,
or have been, in the school ; to the
colleges which our girls have en-
tered , and to our alumnae.

Reference and catalogue on application



THE BARNARD SCHOOL FOR GIRLS
421 and 423 West 148th Street
New York City

President, William Livingston Hazen, A.B., LL.B.
Secretary, Katharine Huguenin Davis.
Treasurer, Theodore Edward Lyon, B.S.



Morningside School

Misses Dorothy and Lilian Johnson



438 West
116th Street



Classes from Kindergarten to Academic Work

Open to both BOYS and GIRLS Individual attention

TERMS MODERATE

Branch for Kindergarten and Elementary Work at Corrigan Hall, 157th St. & B'way



School advertisements continued on page .}.}8



448



BOARDING SCHOOLS GIRLS



The Phelps School

FO Fk GIRLS



CONNECTICUT, WALLINCFORD
For catalogue address THE MISSES PECK, Principals



QDLLEGE Preparatory
and Elective courses.
Intermediate department.
Music, Art. Resident
teacher in charge of gym-
nasium and outdoor life.
Tennis, Basket Ball,
Riding. A small home
school accommodating
twenty resident pupils.

Tuition, $600 and $700 per year



Ossining School for Girls

OSSINING-ON-HUDSON, NEW YORK.

THIS school has been successful in combining a high
grade of scholarship with exceptional social advan-
tages. Academic, Music, Art and College Preparatory
Courses. Post-Graduate and Special Work. Vocational
Courses in the care of small estates. Gardening and
Horticulture. Certificate admits to leading colleges.
Modern buildings, beautiful grounds, and location only
one hour from New York. Gymnasium. Separate house
for Younger Girls. 46th year. Year Book of School
sent on request.

Principal, CLARA C. FULLER.
Associate Principal, MARTHA J. NARAMORE.



Miss Mason's School for Girls
"THE CASTLE"

Tarrytown-orv Hudson, New York

A school whose training raises the ideal of

life and gives mental and physical

efficiency. Not a finishing

school.



TUITION



$1000





Hillside



Founded by Elizabeth B. Mead, 1883.

Norwalk, Conn.

A SCHOOL FOR GIRLS, IN A PICTURESQUE
TOWN, ONE HOUR FROM NEW YORK



C. Admits by certificate to
the leading colleges. Attrac-
tive General and Special
Courses for girls who do not
enter college. Music and
Art Instruction. Pleasant
home and school life. Ex-
tensive grounds for outdoor
sports. New school building.
Booklets on application.



MARGARET R. BRENDLINGER. A.B., Vassar,

Principal.
VIDA HUNT FRANCIS, B.L., Smith, Associate.



Mrs. Frances Marshall's [j^;
Boarding and Day School girls

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, NEW YORK
Fifty Minutes' Ride from New York City.

The boarding department is arranged to meet
the needs of pupils between six and fifteen years
of age.

No new resident pupil over fourteen years of
age will be received.

As far as practicable, pupils will be encouraged
to speak French.
TUITION, $900.00 FOR RESIDENT PUPILS.



MME. MARY WAGNER GILBERT
Teacher of Piano

LESCHET1ZKY METHOD

Pupil of Xaver Scharwenka

Court Pianist to the Emperor of Austria

Studio, 810 Carnegie Hall, New York

Telephone 1350 Columbus



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detic Eng'rlng. Was candidate of Progressive Party
for State eng'r and surveyor of N. T., 1912: Presby'n.
Mem. Soc for Promotion of Eng'rlng Ed'n, Soc. Beige
d'Astronomie, Sigma Xi; fellow A.A.A.S. Residence:
150 Triphammer Road. Address: Cornell Univ., Coll. of
Civil Eng'ring, Ithaca, N. T.

LEMAN, FRANCIS FREDERICK

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 17, 1860; s. Moses H. and
Mathilde J. (Hernstein) Leman; g.-s. M. L. Leman, who
introduced the first steel pen into U. S. market, as im-
porter and mfr; ed. Grammar Sch. 35, N. Y. Citv, Coll.
City of X. Y., A.B., 1882; Columbia Coll. Law Sch. and
N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B.. 1894; m. Mar. 3, ISSo, Henriette
Pecare; children: Violet F., Lucille M., Herbert Spen-
cer. Resident of St. Louis, Mo., S years, engaged In
surg., optical and mathematical instrument business,
being sec. of incorporated company of mf'rs and dealers
in that line. Admitted to bar in 1S94; 6 years chief
clerk Municipal Court, Borough of Richmond, and
prior to and during that period was active mem. Dem.
org'n of Richmond Co., pres. and counsel to West Xew
Brighton B'd of Trade. Trustee Richmond County Bar
Ass'n. Master of Aquehonga Lodge Xo. 906; mem. F.
and A. M., R. A. M., Royal Arcanum, Loyal Ass'n Rich-
mond Borough Chess Club, Staten Island Hist. Soc,
Sons of Veterans, Staten Island Civic League. Ad-
dress: 1619 Richmond Terrace, W. Xew Brighton, X. Y.

LEMCKE, ERNST EDUARD

Bookseller, publisher, importer; b. Pasewalk (Prus-
sia.) Mar. 19, 1S44; s. Gustav and Augusta (Sehmsdorf)
Lemcke; ed. City Coll., Stettin, Prussia; m. Astoria, N.
Y., Feb. 24, 1S76, Adelgitha Blackwell; children: Ernest
G., b. 1S77, G. Rolland, b. 1880, Hildegard, b. 1SS2, Marie,
b. 1884 (died 1907), Karl TV, b. 1886. Senior mem. firm
of Lemcke & Buechner Club: Essex County Country
(Orange, X. J.). Residence: Orange, X. J. Address:
30-32 W. 27th St., X. Y. City.

LEMMON, GEORGE THOMAS

Clergyman; ,b. Troy, X. Y., Sept. 17, 1866; s. Thomas
H. and Isabella (Boyd) Lemmon; ed. public schs. of
Troy; m. Troy, X. Y., Feb. 28, 1884, Ida Mary Salisbury;
children: Ida M., b. Feb. 8, 1S89, Florence J., b. March
5, 1891, Grace D., b. Dec. 25, 1894. Was a grocer in
Troy until entering ministry; mem. Troy Conf. M. E.
Church; filled pastorates at Berlin, Melrose, Lake
Placid and Luzerne, X. Y., S. Shaftsbury and X. Ferris-
burg, Vt. ; entered Presby'n ministry, 1911, Sand Lake,
N. Y. Traveled in Great Britain, Ireland, France, Ger-
many, Belgium and Switzerland, summer of 1903. Au-
thor: Better Things for Sons of God, 1897: The Eternal
Buildings, 1900 (both Eaton & Mains); authority on life
and literature of Abraham Lincoln. Dir. and pres. B'Q
of Dir. Orange Home, Hatooro, Pa. (105 inmates). Sec.
X. Y. Law and Order Alliance. Address: Sand Lake,
X. Y.

LENT, B. FRANK

Merchant; b. X. Y. City, June 8, 1861; s. Isaac B. and
Hester (Burdett) Lent; m. X. Y. City, 1892, Viola Isa-
belle Bush; children: F. Burdett, b. 1893; Ralph Guth-
rie, b. 1901. Entered banking and brokerage, X. Y.
City, later engaged in music business; moved to Ithaca,
1893, and engaged in same business. County treas. and
chm'n Dem. County Com. Served in 7th Reg't X. G. X.
Y., exempt fireman, ex-foreman Tornado Hook & Lad-
der Co. Xo. 3; chm'n Elk Relief Fund Com. Democrat.
Mason, Elk (Past ex-Ruler), treas. Masonic Relief
Ass'n. Recreations: Fishing, hunting, boating, bath-
ing. Clubs: City (ex-pres.), Masonic (ex-pres.). Resi-
dence: 117 Hudson St. Address: 122 X. Aurora St.,
Ithaca, X. Y.

LEON, MAURICE

Lawyer, writer; b. Beirout, June 29, 1880; s. B. A. and
Emma R. Leon; attended Ecole Monge and Lyicee
Michelet, Paris, France, and X. Y. Law Sch.; also re-
ceived private tuition under stepfather. Prof. Richard
J. H. Gottheil, of Columbia Univ., X. Y.; m. Sept. 1,
1910, Frances Juliana Webster Goodrich; one son:
Ferdinand Goodrich, b. June 13, 1911. As counsel for
French banking interests, devised method whereby
shares of stock of Am. corp'ns were first admitted to
trading on Paris Bourse; acted as such, counsel in list-
ing in Paris of stock of Philadelphia Co. of Pittsburgh,
Am. Telephone & Telegraph Co.. Utah, Chino, Ray Con-
solidated Copper Cos., Miami Copper Co., U. S. Rubber
Co., 1st preferred, and Virginia-Carolina Chem. Co.;
legal adviser of French diplomatic and consular repre-
sentatives in U. S. ; dir. Roger & Gallet, Gaulois Tire
Corp'n; sole permanent Am. contr'r to Paris Figaro.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of X. Y. Clubs: Lawyers, Ards-
ley. Aero of America. Residence: "Goody's Hill," Ir-
vington-on-Hudson, X. Y. Address: 60 Wall St., X. Y.
Citv.



LEONARD, ALBERT

Educator; b. Logan, Ohio, Dec. 21, 1S57; s. John and
m Lhala (Welty) Leonard; ed. in country schools, Ohio
Central Normal Sch., Ohio Univ., A.B., ISSN, A.M., 1891,
Hamilton Coll., Ph.D., 1894; Ohio Univ., Litt.D., 1909;
m. Athens, Ohio, July 13, 1887; children: Gertrude, b.
L890, Charles Albert, b. 1894. Principal high school,
Dunkirk, X. Y., 1888-1893; high school, Binghamton, X.
V., 1893-1897; prof, pedagogy and dean Coll. of Liberal
Arts, Syracuse Univ., 1897-1900; pres. Normal Schs. of
Mich, 1900-1902; mem. edn'l dep't of Houghton, Mifflin
.t Co., Boston, 1902-1907; sup't schools, Xe,w Rochelle,
X. Y., from 1907. Editor Journal of Pedagogy, since

1891, at same time carrying on the duties of other posi-
tions. Mem. Xat. Edn'l Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa Soc,
Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Address: Rochelle Park,
Xew Rochelle, X. Y.

LEONARD, EDGAR COTRELL

Merchant; b. Albany, X. Y., May 28, 1862; s. Daniel
and Mary E. (Cotrell) Leonard; ed. public schools, Al-
bany Boys' Acad, and Williams Coll., A.B., 18S6; m.
Albany, X. Y., Oct. 15, 1890, Bessie Woolworth; chil-
dren: Ruth Woolworth, Katherine. Since 1SS7 mem.
firm of Cotrell & Leonard, whose business was estab-
lished by his maternal grandfather in 1832. Dir. and
treas. Albany Safe Deposit Co., Mutual Fire Ins. Co. of
Albany, X. Y. Visited Europe in 1902 and 1906. Served
5 years in X. G. X. Y. Republican; Presby'n; dir. (pres.
1S99-1904) Y. M. C. A. of Albany, and mem. State Com.
Y. M. C. A.; dir. Auburn Theol. Sem. Mem. Am. Civic
Ass'n, Xat. Geog. Soc, Am. Scenic Preservation Soc,
Albany Hist, and Art Soc, Masonic Order 32, Delta Psi
fraternity, Sons of the Revolution, Soc. Colonial Wars,
Mayflower Descendants (pres. Albany Chapter), trustee
and sec. Schuyler Mansion. Clubs: University, Fort
Orange, Country. Residence: 44 Willett St. Address:
472 Broadway, Albany, X. Y.

LEONARD, GARDNER COTRELL

Merchant and mfr: b. W. Springfield, Mass., Oct. 16,
1S65; s. Daniel and Mary Elizabeth (Cotrell) Leonard;
grad. Albany Acad., 18S2; Williams Coll., A.B., 18S7
(with philosophical oration and election to Phi Beta
Kappa Soc); m. Albany, X. Y., Feb. 18, 1903, Grace
Watson Sutherland; children: Gardner Cotrell, Jr.,
b. 1905, Margaret Sutherland, b. 1907. Since 18S8, with
Cotrell & Leonard, of Albany, a partner since 1890;
originator and director of Intercollegiate Bureau of
Academic Costume, incorporated bv Regents of Univ.
of State of X. Y.. 1902. Served in X.G.X.Y., 188S-
1898, including service at Buffalo during strike of

1892. Dir. Mutual Fire Ins. Co. Republican. Presby'n.
Mem. Albany Inst, and Hist, and Art Soc. (foTmer v.-p.);
editor of Songs of Williams, 1S9S. Mason. Recrea-
tion: Farming at Hardscrabble, Altamont, X. Y. Clubs:
University (X. Y. City); University, Fort Orange, Al-
bany, Country, Unconditional (Albany); Delta Psi fra-
ternity. Address: 42 Willett St., Albany, N. Y.

LEONARD, JOHN WILLIAM

Editor, author; b. London, England, June 6. 1849;
s. Howard James and Mary Ann (Smith) Leonard;
academic ed'n; m. Chicago, May 21, 1884, Georgianna
Mix; children: Howard G., William M., Alice Mae,
Bessie Virginia, Robert H. Came to U. S. 1868: ad-
mitted to bar, Beaumont, Tex., Xov., 1871; mem. Texas
Ark., Ariz, and 111. Bars; practised law and edited
newspapers in Texas and Arizona, 1871-1881; in daily
newspaper work as editorial writer, Chicago, 18S2-
1887; since then editor and author of books, contb'r
to magazines; critic; editor The Social Forum (month-
ly), 1898-1900. Originator and sole editor Who's Who
in America, 1897-1906; editor Who's Who in New York
City and State, 1907-1909, Men of America, 1908, Who's
Who in Pennsylvania, 1908, Who's Who in Finance,
1911; Woman's Who's Who of America, 1914. Author:
History of the City of Xew York, 1609-1909 (published
1910), and many other volumes. Lecturer on sociol.,
scientific and religious subjects. Democratic nominee
for Congress, Sth 111. Dist, 1S98 and 1900, against Al-
bert J. Hopkins (afterward U. S. Senator); 8 years
mem. and 6 years sec Wheaton (111.) B'd of Ed'n.
Methodist; chm'n B'd of Trustees of Prospect Av. M.
E. Ch., X. Y. City. Mem. A. A. A. S.; fellow Am. Geog.
Soc. Club: Royal Societies (London). Residence:
S21 E. 165th St. Address: 43 W. 27th St., N. Y. City.

LEONARD, WALTER ANDERSON

Consul; b. Essex, Iowa, Aug. 3, 1S80; s. Levin An-
derson and Ida (Hultman) Leonard; grad. Essex
(Iowa) High Sch., 1897; State Univ. of Xebr.. A.B.,
1903; post-grad, work in Chicago, Xorthwestern and
Wis. Univs., also Freiburg (Germany); unmarried.
Commercial Instr. Kankakee, (111.) High Sch., 1904-
1906, Kenilworth (111.) High Sch., 1906-1907; Am. vice
and deputy consul Freiburg, Germany, 1907, and Kehl,
Germany, Feb.-July, 1908; head of Commercial Dep't,



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New Trier Township High Sen., Kenilworth, 111., 1908-
1912, also mg'r New Trier Book Store, 19U8-1912;
appt'd consul at Stavanger, Aug. 23, 1912. Mem. Am.
Soc. of Internat. Law; Nat. Geog. Soc.; Odd Fellow.
Clubs: Stavanger (Norway), Commercial. Address:
American Consulate, Stavanger, Norway.

LEONARD, WILLIAM DAY

Lawyer; b. Jersey City, N. J., Jan. 18, 1S57; s. Will-
iam and Delia P. (Day) Leonard; ed. Wesleyan Univ.,
M.A, class of 1878; Columbia Univ. Law Sen., LL.B.,
1880; m. Wilmington, Del., Oct. 17, 188S, Florence G.
Kendall. Mem. 7th Reg't, N.G.N.T., 1883-1894; ser-
geant Co. B. ; dlr. and sec. Sanger & Jordan, Antoine



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