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Mally Appleton Peabody, d. Capt. Enoch W. Peabody,
late of N. Y. Office mg'r. gen. agents' office, Worces-
ter, Mass., of Phoenix Mutual Life Ins. Co., 1876-
1879; on editorial staff Hartford Daily Courant, 18S3;
tutor in. Greek and English. St. Mark's Sch., South-
boro, Mass., 1SS4. Engaged since 1S86 in Federal
courts as specialist in trial of patent, trade-mark
and copyright infringement suits. Engaged in patent
practice, Washington and Boston, 1885-1905. For-
merly mem. Maynadier & Beach, and Beach & Froth-
ingham, in Boston, and Beach & Pierson, N. Y. City.
Dir. in several mf'g companies. Traveled in England
and on European continent in professional work,
1904-1905. Author: Beach's Digest of Patent De-
cisions; also of a monograph on Abraham Lincoln
(privately printed). Independent in politics; Episco-
palian. Mason. Knight Templar. Ex-pres. N. Y.
Alumni Ass'n of Trinity Coll. Recreations Golf,
fishing. Clubs: Metropolitan, Down Town Ass'n (N.
Y.). Residence: Ridgefield. Conn., and N. Y. City,
Address: Singer Bld'g, N. Y. City.

BEACH, FREDERICK CONVERSE

Editor and patent att'y; b. N. Y. City, Mar. 27,
1S4S; s. .Alfred Ely and Harriet E. (Holbrook) Beach:
grad. Sheffield Scientific Sch., Yale Univ., Ph.B., 1S6S;
m. Stratford, Conn., June 16, 1S75, Margaret Allen
Gilbert; children: Stanley Y., b. 1S77; Ethel Hol-
brook, b. 1886. Patent solicitor at Washington, D. C,
1868-1869; afterward engaged as ass't in constr. of
Beach pneumatic tunnel under Broadway, and mf'r of
elec instruments until 1877, when entered office of
Scientific American, of which later became, and still
is, one of editors; also editor-in-chief Encyclopaedia
Americana; asso. editor American Photography maga-
zine. Actively identified as amateur, with photog-
raphy from 1S64. Sec. Munn & Co.. patent attorneys
and publishers Scientific American; treas. Union
Waxed and Parchment Paper Co.; pres. Am. Photo-
graphic Publishing- Co. Republican; Congregation-
alist. V.-p. Stratford Library, Stratford, Conn. Re-
creations: Boating, photography. Clubs: National
Arts, Camera of N. Y. Address: 361 Broadway, N.
Y. City.



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BEACH, GEORGE CAMERON

Lawyer; b. Watkins, N. v.. Nov. 10, istt; a. Daniel
and Angelica Church (Magee) Beach; ed. Watkins
High Sch. 1893; St. Paul's Sch., Concord, N. H. 1893-
1S95; Hobart Coll.. Geneva, N. Y.. B.L.. 1898; Cornell
Univ. Law Sch., 1901, LL.B.; m. Boston. Mass., March
5. 1910 Marianne Silsbee Montgomery. Episcopalian.
Mem. Bar Ass'n City of N. Y., Sigma Phi Soc. Clubs:
St Nicholas, Cornell University. City Midday, Apa-
wamis, Wee Burn Golf. Address: 43 Cedar St., N. Y.
City.

BEACH, REX ELLINGWOOD

Author; b. Atwood. Mich., Sept. 1, 1877; s. Henry
Walter and Eva (Canneld) Beach; ed. Rollins Coll.,
Winter Park. Fla.; Chicago Coll. of Law, and Kent
Coll. of Law, Chicago, 111. Author: Pardners, The Spoil-
ers, The Barrier, The Silver Horde, Going Some, The
Ne'er-do-Well, The Net, The Iron Trail; also drama-
tized The Spoilers and The Barrier, and has written
various articles and stories for American and English
magazines and periodicals. Address: 259 W. 70th
St., N. Y. City.

BEACH, ROBERT J.

Civil eng'r; b. Catskill, N. Y.; s. Lindsly and Sarah
P. (Brace) Beach; ed. Mt. Pleasant Mil. Acad., Ossin-
ing, N. Y'.; Williston Sem., East Hampton, Mass.; U. S.
Naval Acad., Annapolis, Md. ; m. St. Thomas' Ch.,
N. Y. City, 1SS8, Florence Motley; children: Motley
Lindslv, b. 1S90; Ruth Ogden, b. 1S95; Robert Henry,
b. 1903. Resigned from U. S. Navy in 1S86, having
previously made two years' cruise on S. Atlantic Sta.
on U. S. S. Brooklyn. Associated with Win. G. Ford
(classmate at Annapolis) for about 15 years, as Ford
& Beach, civil eng'rs; now pres. Bacterial Sewage
Purification Co.; v. -p. Henry K. Motley Co. Demo-
crat; Episcopalian. Lieut-comd'r in N. Y. State Naval
Militia. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs., Alumni Ass'n
U. S. Naval Acad., class of 1881; veteran of Spanish
War, commanded U. S. Monitor Montauk. 189S; fore-
man, Fire Dept., village of Pelham Manor, N. Y. Agent
Am. Soc. Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for Pelham
Manor, N. Y. Recreations: Golf, bowling. Club:
Wvkagyl Country of New Rochelle (ex-gov.). Resi-
dence: Pelham Manor, Westchester Co., N. Y. Ad-
dress: 32 Broadway, N. Y r . Cdty.

BEACH, ROBERT K.

Journalist; b. Albion, Orleans Co., N. Y.; s. Calvin
G. and Juliette ( Hey v/ard) Beacn; ed. Albion High
Sch.; m. Brockport, N. Y., Oct. 31, 1900, Clara B. Fleet-
wood. Began newspaper work 18S7; telegraph editor,
Rochester (N. Y.) Herald, 1891; city editor, Rochester
Herald, 3S92-1S99; news editor Buffalo (N. Y.) Courier,
1899-1900; ass't telegraph editor Chicago (111.)
Chronicle, 1900-1901; one of founders, business mg'r
and treas. Jamestown (N. Y.) Post, since 1901. Charter
mem. Jamestown Park Comm'n. Republican; Episco-
palian. Address: Jamestown. N. Y.

BEACH, SAMUEL HENRY

Banker; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Aug. 27, 1863; s. Dr.
Henrv H. and Sarah (Hyde) Beach; ed. public schs. of
Rome; grad. Rome Acad., 1880; m. Rome, N. Y"., Feb.
3, 1892, Carrie A. Cornish; children: Samuel H., Jr.,
Priscilla Alden. Entered employ G. V. Selden, lumber
merchant, Rome, 1SS0; purchased business with
brother, 1S93, being conducted under Beach Lumber
Co., of which is pres. Trustee Rome Savings Bank,
1S97-1900; v.-p., 1900-1907; pres. since 1907. Pres.
Rome Theatre Co. Appt'd mg'r Rome State Custodial
Asvlum by Gov. Roosevelt, 1899; reappt'd by Gov.
Odell, 1901; mem. Rome B'd of Ed'n, 1901-1906 (pres.
1906); mem. Rome B'd Fire and Police Comm'rs, 1908;
pTes.. 1909-1910. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem.
Empire State Soc, S. A. R., Royal Arcanum, Romo-
hawks (boosting org'n, pres. 1909), Mystique Krewe
of Ka-Noo-No, Syracuse. Clu'bs: Tengega Country,
Rome Country, Salmon River Fishing, Rome Repub-
lican. Residence: 120 W. Embargo St. Address: 122
W. Dominick St., Rome, N. Y.

BEACH, WILLIAM HARRISON

Educator, author; b. Seneca Falls, N. Y., Oct. 8, 1S35;
s. Elam and Hannah (Edwards) Beach; grad. Hamil-
ton Coll., A.B., 1860: A.M., 1865; m. Canoga, N. Y.. Dec.
26, 1S67. Sarah M. Peterson. Principal high sch., Du-
buque, Iowa, 1867-1S75; Beloit, Wis., 1S75-1SS4; sup't
schs., Madison, Wis., 1SS4-1S91: head Dep't History and
Civics, in high sch., Milwaukee, Wis., 1S91; retired
from edn'l work, 1906. Served in 1st N. Y. (Lincoln)
Cav., 1861-1865, and was first lieut. and adj. Author:
History First New York Cavalry; edited War Papers
of Wisconsin Commandery of Loyal Legion; author
many edn'l papers and public addresses. Now prop r
of a fruit and garden farm, and lecturer at farmers



institutes. Republican; Presby'n (elder). Pres. Wis.
State Ceachei n, 1880; foi merlj act l\ e mem, a m

Edn'l Ass'n, and A. A. A. S. ; now mem. Wis. Hist.
Soc, Am. Hist. Ass'n, Mil. Order Loyal Legion, Seneca
Fall Hist. Sue, i;. A. i;.. Alpha I'.ii i riii fraternity,
Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Address: Seneca Falls, N. Y.

BEALE, PHELAN

Lawyer; b. Chattanooga, Tenn., May 23, 1881; s.
Jesse D. and Carrie (Phelan) Beale; attended Univ.
of South Sewanee, Tenn.; Columbia Univ. Law Sch.
Independent Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Delta Tau
Delta fraternity. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y Southern
Soc. Trustee Fiske Univ., Nashville. Tenn. Recre-
ations: General sports. Clubs: Columbia Univ., N. Y.
Athletic. Residence: 250 W. 94th St. Address: 2 Wall
St., N. Y. City.

BEALS, HERBERT

Physician; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. 2, 1S56; s. George
and Jane M. (Cook) Beals; ed. by private tutor and
State Normal Sch., Buffalo; grad. N. Y. Homce. Med.
Coll. and Hosp., M.D., 1878. Engaged in gen. prac-
tise of medicine at Buffalo. Republican; Episcopalian
Mem. N. Y. State Homce. Med. Soc, Western N. Y.
Homce. Med. Soc, Internat. Hahnemannian Ass'n, Buf-
falo Clinical. Recreation: Country walks. Address:
188 Franklin St., Buffalo, N. Y.

BEALS, JOHN D.

Lawyer; b. in Herkimer Co., N. Y., Dec. 8, 1868; s.
Oliver B. and Emma (Champion) Beals; grad. Univ.
City of N. Y., DL.B., 1889; m. April 11, 1893, Mary H.
Nicholson; children: John D., Jr., Donald Marcy, Helen.
Practising law in N. Y. City since 1889; senior mem.
firm of Beals & Nicholson. Pres. Washington Heights
Taxpayers' Ass'n, one of the oldest and largest ass'ns
in city of N. Y.; dir. and chm'n exec, com., Bank of
Washington Heights; officer and dir. of numerous
other corp'ns. Mem. Dutch Reformed Ch. Clubs: N.
Y. Riding, Greenwich Country. Residence (country):
Beechmont, New Rochelle; (city): 333 W. 84th St. Ad-
dress: 1 Madison Av., N. T. City.

BEAN, CHARLES D.

Lawyer; b. Marion, Wayne Co., N. Y., April 21, 1863;
s. Charles and Chloa Maria (Danford) Bean; most of
early life spent in N. Y. City; removed with parents
to Geneva, 1874; grad, B.S., Hobart Coll.; Ph.B., Syra-
cuse Univ.; A.M., Alleghany Coll.; LL.D., Southern
Normal Univ. Coll. of Law; unmarried. After gradu-
ating from college, enjoyed pleasure tour in Europe:
since then practising law in Geneva, N. Y.; elected
judge (two terms) of the Ontario County Court of
Sessions. Now non-resident prof, of law, Keuka Coll.
Democrat; Episcopalian. Master of ATk Lodge 33, F.
and A. M., two terms. Mem. Phi Kappa Psi college
fraternity, Geneva Commandery, K. T., Elks. Mem.
T. M. C. A., N. Y. State Hist. Ass'n. Am. Hist. Ass'n,
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Geog. Soc, Geneva
Bar Ass'n; Monarch Umarkan Grotto, M. O. V. P. E. R.
Pres. B'd of Trustees. Endymion Prep. tSch. Contb'r to
various journals on legal topics and author bf history
of Geneva and papers on college fraternity matters.
Clubs: University, Political Equality. Address: Maple
Hill, Geneva, N. Y.

BEAN, HENRY WILLARD

Lawyer: grad. from Harvard Coll., A.B., 1887; A.M.,
LL.B., 1890. Admitted to N. Y. Supreme Court, 1891:
represented important interest in Cuba at close of
Spanish War, and so-called Asphalt Trust in Venezuela
for over two years; served as chm'n Discipline Com.
N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, one year. Pres. and dir.
Hutchison River & Tug Co.; sec. treas. and dir. City
Realty Co.; dir. Index Visible, Inc.; trustee Rockland
Cemetery. Served 5 years in Troop A. and Squadron
A., N Y.' State Guard, 1892-1S98. Mem. Bar Ass'n City
of N.' Y. Clubs: Metropolitan, University. Residence:
1 E. 60th St. Address: 26 Exchange PI., N. Y. City.

BEARD, AUGUSTUS FIELD

Clergyman, sec. Am. Missionary Ass'n; b. S. Nor-
walk. Conn., Mav 11. 1S33; s. Algernon Edwin and
Mary Esther (Mallory) Beard; grad. Yale. 1857, A.B.,
A.M.; honorary D.D., Syracuse Univ., 1870: m. 1st,
Portland. Me., 1861, Eliza Payson Goddard (died 1863);
2d, Portland. Me., 1865. Annie Deming Barker- five
daughters. Was pastor Central Cong'l Church, Bath,
Me., 7 years; Plymouth Ch. (Cong'l), Syracuse, N. Y.,
14 years; American Church, Paris, France, 3 years.
Sec. since 1886, of Am. Missionary Ass'n, N. Y.; now
sec. and editor same. Mem. co-rp'n Yale Univ.; trus-
tee Fisk Univ., Nashville, Tenn.; Tougaloo Coll., Miss.,
and Talladega Coll.. Ala. Author: Life of John Fred-
eric Oberlin. and A Crusade of Brotherhood. Ad-
dress: Cor. 22d St. and Fourth Av., N. Y. City.



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BEARD, CURTIS J.

Bank cashier; b. Waverly, Tioga Co., N. Y., Jan.
23, 1S69; s. James C. and Wat it- A. (Vail) Beard;
grad. U'aviil; High Seh., L885, ami Packard's Short-
hand Sch. (N. Y. City), L890; m. at her father's farm,
Arnot, Chemuns Co., N. i'., Oct. 8, 1891, Rose M. Sim-
coe; one d.: Dorothy \l ., b, July 15, 1S!)5. Practically
entire business experience with Fifth Av. Bank until
1902; since then cashier and dir. Thirty-fourth St.
Nat. Bank, and New Netherland Bank; also sec. Thir-
ty-fourth St. Safe Deposil Co. Republican ; Methodist-
Episcopalian. Mem. N. V. Credit Men's Ass'n. Ad-
dress: 41 W. 34th St., N. Y. City.

BEARD, DANIEL CARTER ("DAN BEARD")

Illustrator, author, editor; b. Cincinnati, Ohio, June
21, 1850; s. James H. (N. A., distinguished artist) and
Marv Caroline (Carter) Beard; ed. public sch., Cin-
cinnati; WorraU's Acad., Covington Ky.; Art Stu-
dents' League, -\. V. City; ed. as civil eng'r, grad. sec-
ond in class; studied art under Beckwith and Sartain;
m. Newtown, L. I., Aug. 15, 1894, Beatrice Alice Jack-
son; children: Barbara, b. 1902; Daniel Bartlett, b.
1906. Began professional career in Earshaw's and
R. C. Phillip's offices, surveyors and civil eng'rs, later
In Cincinnati City Civil Eng'rs office, and with San-
born Map and Publishing Co., N. T. City; for latter
made detailed maps of most of cities, towns and vill-
ages east of Mississippi River. Made sketches for
amusement; A. W. Drake, of the Century Magazine,
bought some sketches, and thus started him as pro-
fessional illustrator. Illustrated Mark Twain's Yan-
kee in King Arthur's Court; John Jacob Astor's, and
many other books; worked for Life, Scribner's, Har-
per's, Century and Cosmopolitan. Formerly editor of
Recreation; contb'r (charge of a dep't) in Outing.
The Circle, "Woman's Home Companion and Pictorial
Review; asso. editor The Arena. Instr. in illustrating.
Woman's Sch. of Applied Design, 7 years. Author:
Moonlight and Six Feet of Romance; The Mystery of
the Blue Goose; The American Boys' Handv Book;
The Jack of All Trades; Out-Door Handy Book; Dan
Beard's Animal Book. Served several years on B'd
of Ed'n (elected to second term without opposition);
was v.-p. Art Students' League, pres. Flushing Single
Tax Club; entered in campaign for Henry George and
made cart-tail speeches (was intimate friend of Henry
George). Lincoln Republican and Jeffersonian Demo-
crat; Swedenborgian. Mem. Acad, of Sciences, Ornith-
ologists' Union, Biol. Soc, Linnaean Soc, Zool. Soc,
Scientific Alliance Soc. of Illustrators (succeeded
Charles Dana Gibson as pres.). Originated the Boy
Scout idea, started the first soc. of Boy Scouts in
America, which was indorsed by Pres. Roosevelt, Mark
Twain. Gen. Bell. Adm'l Dewey, John Muir and Col.
Cody (Buffalo Bill) before Gen. Baden-Powell had,
as he himself said. "Cribbed the idea." One of found-
ers, and Nat. Scout eomm'r of present Boy Scouts of
America. Two terms pres. Camp Fire Club of Amer-
ica and awarded gold medal of eminent service for
life work for American Boys;' Dr William Hornaday,
Hon. Gifford Pinchot and Col. Roosevelt being only
other Americans holding the Camp Fire medal: two
years mem. Queens Borough Library B'd of Trustees;
v.-p. Mark Twain Library, Redding. Conn.; chm'n
Redding Protective League. Mem. N. Y. City Peace
com.; mem. faculty and in charge of Sch. of Wood-
craft. Culver Acad.. Culver, Ind. With Dr. Henrv
Van Dyke, elected hon. mem. of the Tuna Club, Los
Angeles. Calif., in recognition of his work in outdoor
fields and conservation. Recreations: Traveling in
Northwestern Wilderness, fishing and sketching wild
animals, camping, wood life: has permanent camp in
Pike Co.. Pa. Summer home onoosite Mark Twain's,
at Redding, Conn. Clubs: Aldine, The Camp Fire
(mem. B'd of Gov's.), Canadian Camp. Twilight. Man-
hattan Single Tax. Address: 87 Bowne Av., Flushing,
L. I., N. Y.

BEARD, ITHAMAR MANSUR

Teacher; b. Lowell, Mass., Nov. 28, 1872; s. Ithamar
Warren and Matey (Foster) Beard; attended Philips
Acad., Andover, Mass., Harvard Coll., A.B., 1895. Instr.
St. Paul's Sch.. Concord, N. H. Head Choristers' Sch.,
Grace Ch., N. Y. City; head Cathedral Choir Sch., N. Y.
City. Episcopalian. Address: Cathedral Choir Sch..
Amsterdam Av. and 111th St., N. Y. City.

BEARD, LINA

Author, illustrator; b. Cincinnati. O: <d James H
(N. A., distinguished artist), and Marv Caroline
(Carter) Beard; ed. Mrs. Collins' private sch., Coving-
ton, Ky.. Wesleyan Coll.. Cincinnati. O.. Dr. Charles
West. Brooklyn Heights Pern.. Brooklyn. N. Y.; studied
drawing at Cooper Union, and Art Students' League,
N. Y. City. With sister Adella Belle, has written and
illustrated 6 books: The American Girls' Handy Book,



What a Girl Can Make and Do, Recreation for Girls,
Things Worth Doing, Home Mission Handy Craft,
Little Folks Handy Book (all Charles Scribner's
: contb'r to magazines and newspapers. Single-
taxer; Swedenborgian. Woman Suffragist. Founder
and originator of Good Citizenship League (firs:
woman's club, organized in Flushing, L. I.), and was
chm'n B'd of Dirs., chm'n Arts Com. several years,
and chm'n Political Economy Com.; delegate to Nat.
Arbitration and Peace Congress, N. Y. City, 1907, from
Good Citizenship League of Flushing. Founder and
Chief Pioneer of Incorporated Natural Org'n of Girls
Pioneers of America (the real sister org'n to the Boy
Scouts of America). Address: Flushing, L. I., N. Y.

BEARDSLEY, CHARLES SHEPARD

Lawyer; b. in Cayuga County, N. Y., March 7, 1845;
s. Charles S. and Alida Russel (Ten Eyck) Beardsley;
ed. by private tutors, Auburn Acad., and at Albany
Law Soil., 1866; m. St. Louis, Mo Oct. 16 1870, Ellen
Garner Hulbert; Children: Ada Hulbert, Hulbert Ten
Eyck, Ten Eyck Remsen, and Marian Sempie (Mrs.
Dr. Aspinwall Judd). Admitted to bar, Rochester,
June, 1806. Mem. N. Y. State Assemlbly, 1875; deputy
county clerk, County of N. Y., 1881-1882; ass't cor-
poration counsel, 1882-1889; retired from active prac-
tise of law and engaged in literary work. Address:
31 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

BEARDSLEY, HULBERT TEN EYCK

Lawyer; b. Auburn, N. Y., Dec. 4, 1873; s. Charles
S. and Ellen G. (Hulbert) Beardsley; ed. Yonkers Mil.
Sch. and Hamilton Coll., class of 1897; m. Jersey City,
N. J., April 15, 1903, Elizabeth McAnenv; children:
Katherine Ten Eyck, b. Dee. 22, 1903; Hulbert Ten
Eyck, Jr., b. Feb. 24. 1905. Admitted to bar June,
1900. Mg'r Southern Surety Co.; dir. H. T. E. Beards-
ley, Inc., Wasson Piston Ring Co. Democrat. Episco-
palian. Club: Alpha Delta Phi. Residence: 136 W.
44th St. Address: 31 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

BEARDSLEY, SAMUEL A.

Lawyer; b. Utica, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1856; s. Arthur M.
and Louise Howland (Adams) Beardsley; ed. Utica
public schools, Williston Sem., Easthampton. Mass..
Hamilton Coll. Law Sch.; m. Sept. 14, 1SS1, ElizaJbeth
Ann Hopper; children: Thomas Hopper. Louise Adams,
Samuel A., Jr. Admitted to bar, 1879, and engaged in
practise; special city judge of Utica, 1S86-1S88: city
judge of Utica, 1888-1892; practised law in Utica,
1879-1897; mem. firm Beardsley, Burdick & Beardsley,
and later Beardsley & Beardsley; in 1898 opened office
N. Y. City, firm Beardsley & Hemmens, now Beardsley,
Hemmens & Taylor, counsel for N. Y. Edison Co., and
constituent companies. Dir. Utica Gas and Electric
Co., Central N. Y. Power Co.. Glens Falls Gas & Elec-
tric Light Co., United Gen. Electric Light & Fuel Co.
of 'Sandy Hill & Ft. Edward, N. Y., and Consolidated
Light & Power Co. of Whitehall. Democrat Chm'n
State B'd of R. R. Comm'rs, 1892-1896; mem. and sec.
(Dem. State Com., 1889-1892 from 25th Congressional
Dist. Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State
Bar Ass'n, Oneida Co. Bar Ass'n, Utica Chamber of
Commerce. Utica Lodge. F. and A. M. Clubs: Manhat-
tan, National, Democratic (N. Y. City), Fort Schuyler.
Utica, Maidstone (Easthampton, L. I.). Address: 50
Wall St., N. Y. City.

BEARDSLEY, TEN EYCK REMSEN

Lawyer; b. in Auburn, Cayuga County, N. Y., May
2, 1876; s. Charles S. and Ellen Garner (Hulbert)
Beardsley; ed. Yonkers public sehs.. Yonkers Mil. Sch.,
N. Y. Prep. Sch., and by private tutors. Admitted to
bar, N. Y., 1904. Trust officer and att'v of Windsor
Trust Co., N. Y. City, 1909-1912; practising law ex-
clusively since Sept., 1912. Asso. editor Constitutional-
ist, 1912. Democrat; Episcopalian. Clubs: Lawyers.
Plainfield Democratic, Bernard. Address: 31 Liberty
St., N. Y. City.

BEATTY, A. CHESTER

Consulting eng'r; b. N Y. City, 1876; s. John Cum-
ing and Hettv (Bull) Beattv: grad. Columbia Sch. of
Mines, E. M.. 1898; m. 1st, Denver, 1900, Grace Madelin
Rickard; children: Ninette, b. 1902: Alfred Chester.
Jr., b. 1907; m. 2d, London, 1913, Edith Dunn Stone.
Engaged in general eng'ring work since graduation
throughout western part of U. S., Mexico, Alaska and
Siiberia; now consulting eng'r Utah Copper Co., dir.
and mem. Exec. Com. Ray Consolidated Copper Co.,
Chino Copper Co., mem. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs. Soc.
Colonial Wars. S. A. R. Clubs: Metropolitan, Univer-
sity. Engineers, City Midday (N. Y. City), Denver
(Denver). Alta (Salt Lake City), Devonshire, Royal
Automobile. 'Stoke Poges Country (London). Resi-
dence: Ifi E. 7S,1 St., N. Y. City: Baroda House, 24,
Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W., England.
Address: 71 Broadwv, \'. "Y Citv and 1. London Wall
Buildings. London, E. C, England.



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BEATTY, ROBERT CHETWOOD

Lawyer; b. N. T. City, May IS, 1S72; s. John Cumins
and Hetty (Bull) Beatty; grad. Columbia Univ. Schs.
of Law and Polit. Science, LL.B., 1S94, LL.M., 1895.
Junior ass't to corp'n counsel. 1897; sp'l counsel to
city in charge grade damage claims, 1S9S-1903; mem.
bar courts of N. Y. State, U. S. Supreme Court. Federal
Courts; Master in Chancery, U. S. J>ist Court for
Southern Dist. of N. V. Mini. Ass',, Bar City of N.
Y.. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons
of Revolution, Zeta r*i, Phi Delta Phi i'i a ternit ii-s.
Columbia Alumni Ass'n. Clubs: Century, Lawyers.
Address: 68 William St., N. Y. City.

BEAUCHAMP, WILLIAM MARTIN

Clergyman; b. Coldenham, X. v., March 25, 1S30; s.
William M. and Mary (Jay) Beauchamp; ed. skaneate-
les Acad, and DeLancey Divinity Sch.; S.T.D.. Ho-
bart Coll., 1SS6; m. Ravenna, Ohio, Xov. 26, 1S57, Sarah
Carter; children: Virginia, Ellen. Howard, Grace. Or-
dained by Bishop DeLan-cey Sept. 21, 1862; rector Grace
Ch., Baldwinsville, N. Y., 1865-1900; examining chap-
lain, diocese of Central N. Y., since 1S84. Still active
as a preacher. Archaeologist N. Y. State Museum,
1896-1906; author of series of museum bulletins, In-
cluding a history of the Six Nations. Author: Iroquois
Trail; Indian Names in New York; Land and Fresh-
Water Shells of Onondaga County, and many magazine
articles; also author of 16 chapters in Onondaga's
Centennial, 1S96, and various addresses on hist. socs. ;
editor of new history of Onondaga County, 190S. De-
votes spare time to natural science, archaeology and
art. In archfeol, research about 14,000 original draw-
ings of New York Indian articles have been made,
besides notes on folk lore obtained from Onondagas
during SO years' work. Many papers and addresses
were on N. Y. colonial life. Address at Gettysburg,
July 3, 1SSS, at dedication of monument of Pettit's
Battery. Resident in Onondaga Co. since April, 1831.
Republican: Episcopalian. Dir. Onondaga Hist. Ass'n,
1889-1910, and v.-p. 1909-1910; pres. Onondaga Acad,
of Science. 1901-1902, v.-p. 1910; 2d recipient of Corn-
planter medal for Iroquois reseArch, 1906. Adopted
by Onondaga Indians. 1904. Club: Syracuse Clerical
(pres. since 1905). Address: 121 Mark Av., Syracuse,
N. Y.

BECK, JAMES M.

Lawyer; b. Philadelphia, July 9, 1861; ed. in Phila-
delphia schs., Moravian Coll., Bethlehem, Pa., A.B.,
18S0; LL.D., 1894 (LL.D., Muhlenberg Co., 1S92, Univ.
of Pa., 1910); m. 1S9U, Lilla, d. James Mitchell, of
Philadelphia. Admitted to bar at Philadelphia, 1884;
partner William F. Harrity, 18S5-1S9S; ass't U. S. att'y,
Eastern Dist. of Pa., 18SS-1S92 and 1896-1000; ass't
att'y-gen., U. S., 1900-1903. Prosecutor many important
criminal cases, convicting Cuban filibusters, the Lan-
caster counterfeiters, and derelict officials of Chestnut
St. Bank; argued before U. S. Supreme Court, Neely
case, Lottery cases, Paper Trust, Federal press censor-
ship, Consolidated Gas, Danbury Hatters and many
other important cases, and argued the Northern Securi-
ties case Circuit judges; as master, appt'd bv u. S.
Court, sold, in April, 1902, Philadelphia Record for $3,-
000,000, highest price ever obtained for an Am. news-
paper at public sale; in 1903 entered law firm of Sher-
man & Stirling of N. Y. City, removing there. Delivered
Fourth of July oration in Independence Sq., 1S92;
oration on Pennsylvania Day at World's Columbian
Exp'n, orations at unveiling of statues of Stephen
Girard and Benjamin Franklin in Philadelphia, and
spoke in response to toast: The American Bar. at din-
ner given in London bv Bench and Bar of England
to Am. Bar. Ex-pres. N. E. Soc. of Pa., and Pa. Soc. of
N. Y.; gen. counsel Am. Sugar Ref ining Co ., trustee
Moravian Coll.. Bethlehem, and of MuTuaTLife Ins.
Co. of N. Y. Clubs: Art, Franklin Inn (Philadelphia),
Metropolitan, Lotos (N. Y. City). Address: 55 Wall
St. X. Y. City.

BECK, OTTO WALTER

Artist; b. Dayton, Ohio, March 11, 1864; s. Charles
and Louise (Schnicke) Beck: ed. in Ohio schs. and



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