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Chiris Co., v. -p. and sec. Euler & Robeson Co.; dir.
Manhattan Mortgage Co.; Guaranteed Mortgage Co.
of N. Y., George Chiris Realty Co. Republican. Mem.
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. County Lawyers Ass'n;
Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. Recreation: Golf. Clubs:
Alpha Delta Phi, Drug and Chemical. Residence: 48
W. 73d St. Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.
LEOPOLD, JEROME S.

Physician; b. Chicago, 1881; s. Samuel and Clara
T. (Lowman) Leopold; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B.,
1903; Harvard Med. Sch., M:D., 1906. Author of treat-
ises on Diseases of Children. Ass't attending physi-
cian children's dep't German Hosp.; ass't attending
physician Willard Parker and Riverside Hosps.; Instr.
diseases of children Post-Graduate Hosp.; chief of
Clinic in Children, Mount Sinai Dispensary. Club:
Harvard. Address: 701 Madison Av N. Y. City.
LESHER, ARTHUR L.

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 7, 1867; s. Stephen R.
and Emilie Theresa (Sniffen) Lesher; gra'd. Columbia
Univ., A.B., 1883; m. N. Y. City, April 10, 1S88, Marion
Alice Isaacs. 1st v. -p. and treas. Lesher, Whitman &
Co., Inc. Trustee Bowery Savings Bank; dir. Bank of
Metropolis. Mem. British Soc. of Arts, Nat. Geog. Soc,
A. A. A S., Met. Museum of Art, Botanical Garden,
Museum of Natural History, Zool. Garden, Delta Psi
fraternity. Trustee Vassar Coll., Rochester Theol.
Sem., St. Katherine's Coll.; Westchester Co. Soc. for
Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Address: 670
Broadway, N. Y. City.

LESLIE, ALEXANDER VON WOLFFERSDORFF

Educator; b. Dresden, Germany, May 6, 1S72; s.
Baron Fernando and Luise (Vogel) von Wolff ersdorff;
adopted in childhood by Col. John R. and Margarethe
(von Schierbrand) Leslie; grad. Rogers Sch., New-
port, R. I., 1891; Harvard Coll., A.B. (magna cum
laude), 1894; grad. student, Columbia Univ., 1896-1898;
fellow in literature (ibid.), 1897-1898; m. Poughkeep-
sie, N. Y., Nov. 10, 1896, Josephine Crosby Mason; chil-
dren: Louise von Wolffersdorff, b. 1897; John Ronald,
2nd, b. 1900. Taught in colls, in Middle West until
1900, later in public and private schools in and near
New York; became head master Summer Tutoring
Sch., 1903, Blake Sch., N. Y., 1906, and in 1908 opened
boarding dep't called Blake Country Sch., at Bronx-
vllle, N. Y., which later removed to Tarrytown; gave
up school work, 1913, to take charge of Edn'l Service
Bureau of Who's Who in New York. Independent
Democrat; Episcopalian. Recreations: Tennis, bridge
whist, cycling. Residence: Tarrytown - on - Hudson.
Address: 1790 Broadway, N. Y. City.
LESLIE, MRS. FRANK (BARONESS DE BAZUS)

Editor, publisher; b. New Orleans, 1851, of old
French Huguenot family, descended from Philip Plcot;
ed. at home by her father, in French, Spanish, Italian,
German and Latin; began writing for publication at
age of thirteen, and subsequently married Frank
Leslie, the publisher. In 1877 made transcontinental
tour, from which grew her work, From Gotham to
the Golden Gate; Itza, the Unexplored Regions of
Central America; Rents in Our Clothes; Are we All
Deceivers?, etc., besides translating from the French,
Spanish and Italian, and magazine articles on travel
and social topics, poems, etc. On Jan 10, 18S5, Mr.
Leslie died, leaving entire establishment, $300,000 in
debt, and sixteen publications in hands of an assignee.
After seventeen different law suits, triumphed over all
obstacles, straightened out affairs of the publica-
tions (among which was Frank Leslie's Illustrated
Newspaper) and made great financial and literary
success. About 1902 sold out all her interests, and
the name Frank Leslie, which she had legally as-
sumed in 1S81 for business purposes, she now aban-
doned, resuming the family name of the Baroness de
Bazus, a French title which was created in the time
of Saint Louis, and which has belonged to her an-
cestors for many generations. Address: Sherman
Square Hotel, Broadway at 70th St., N. Y. City.

LESSER, JACOB J.

Mem. B'd of Assessors; appt'd by Mayor Mitchel,
Jan. 1, 1914. Address: 220 Broadway, N. Y. City.



LESTER, CHARLES COOKE

Lawyer; b. Milford, N. Y., June 27, 1850; s. Charles
S. and Lucy (Cooke; Lester; grad. Union Coll., 1870;
m. 1st, Torrington, Conn., May 13, 1874, Catherine
Perrin (died May 13, 1886); 2d, Buffalo, Dec. 24, 1889.
Mary L. Tuck. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1873; has
since practised at Saratoga Springs. Mem. N. Y.
Constitutional Conv., 1S94; elected surrogate of Sara-
toga Co., 1901; resigned office, Jan. 1, 1906. Appt'd
State miscellaneous reporter by Gov. Higgins, Nov.,
1905; reappt'd to same office by Gov. Hughes, Jan.,
1907. Author of law simplifying proceedings for sale
of decedent's real estate to pay debts and funeral
expenses, 1904; also to record agreements settling
estates, 1906. Since 1910 counsel to Comm'rs of State
Reservation at Saratoga Springs, under whose
methods of conservation the mineral springs of Sar-
atoga have been res.tored. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, N.
Y. State Bar Ass'n; trustee Albany Law Sch. Ad-
dress: Saratoga Springs. N. Y.

LESTER, JAMES WESTCOTT

Lawyer; b. Saratoga, Springs, N. Y., Sept. 8, 1S59; s.
Charles Smith and Lucy L. (Cooke) Lester; ed. Union
Classical Inst., Union Coll., A.B., 1881; Columbia Coll.
Law School; m. Saratoga Springs, N. Y., June 13,
1888, Bertha North Dowd; children; James Dowd, b.
1S89; Charles Willaid, b. 1892; Dudley Gove, b. 1894;
Ralph Westcott, b. 1897. Served in N.G.N.Y., enter-
ing as private, 22d Separate Co., Nov. 25, 1884;
serg't, Jan. 24, 1S85; capt., Jan. 15, 1892; major, 2d
Reg't, Nov. 18, 1898; Lieut.-col., 2d Reg't, Mar. 31,
1899; Col. 2d Reg't N.G.N.Y., Dec. 11, 1903; brig.-
gen. 3d Brigade, N.G.N.Y., June 6, 1911; major-
gen, by brevet, Jan., 1913. Served in U. S. Army
as major. 2d Reg't, N. Y. Vols., May 2, 189S-Oct. 25,
1898. Mem. firm C. S. & C. C. Lester; sec. U. S. Hotel
Co. Republican. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Clubs:
Saratoga, Elks (Saratoga Springs), Delta Phi, Army
and Navy (N. Y. City). Address: Saratoga Springs,
N. Y.

LETCHER, MARION

Consul; b. Shorter, Ala., Sept. 4, 1872; s. Dr. Francis
Marion and Claudia Caroline (Howard) Letcher; grad.
Univ. of Alabama, A.B., 1884; m. Coweta County, Ga.,
Nov. 7, 1901, Marilu Ingram; children: Marion Louise,
b. Sept. 4, 1902; Adele Fournier, b. June 27, 1908;
Margaret Billingslea, b. Dec. 21, 1910. In Statistical
Dep't, Bureau of Ed'n, Washington, 1903-1909; consul
at Acapulco, Mexico, 1909-1911; consul at Chihuahua,
Mexico, since 1911. First lieut., 5th U. S. Vol. Inf.
(5th "Immunes"), 189S-1899; in command of Co. A,
Sept., 1898-May, 1899; served in Santiago and Baracoa.
Cuoa. Democrat. Mem. Sigma Nu fraternity. Club:
University (Washington). Residence: 200 Paseo
Bolivar, Chihuahua, Mexico, and Conyers, Ga. Ad-
dress: Apartado 118, Chihuahua, Mexico.

LEUBUSCHER, FREDERIC CYRUS

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 1, 1860; s. Louis Mor-
timer and Katherine (Horner) Leubuscher; grad. Coll.
City of N. Y., A.B., 1878; Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1880;
m. N. Y. City, 1903, Aurelia Lange; children; Fred-
erick Henry Louis, b. 1906; Mary Catherine, b. Aug.
15. 1907. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1SS0; secured first
indictment for bribery at elections ever obtained in
N. Y. City; established precedent In law of injunc-
tions; att'y for numerous co-operative building and
loan ass'ns. Author: History of George-Hewitt
Campaign of 1886. Candidate for judge of Court of
General Sessions in 1SS7. Pres. N. Y. Teachers' Plan-
tation Co., dir. Teachers' Co-operative Bldfg and
Loan Ass'n. Recreations; Swimming, bicycling,
walking. Clubs: Manhattan, Single Tax, Reform
(trustee), City. Address: 25S Broadway, N. Y. City.

LEVENE, PHOEBUS AARON THEODORE

Physioian; b in Russia, Feb. 25, 1869; s. Aaron
Salom Benjamin and Etta (Brick) Levene; ed. 10th
Classical Gymnasium, St. Petersburg, Russia, Im-
perial Mil. Med. Acad. M.D., (cum laude), 1891. Special
student, Berne, 1S96, Marburg, 1S99, Berlin, 1901. Asso.
in physiological chemistry, Pathol. Inst, of N. Y.
State Hosps., 1S96-1904; chemist to Saranac Lab-
oratory for study of tuberculosis since 1900; Herter
lecturer in pathol. chemistry, N. Y. Univ., 1904-1905;
mem. Rockefeller Inst, for Med. Research, since 1905.
Fellow A. A. A. S. ; mem. German Chem. Soc, Berlin,
Germany; Am. Physiol. Soc, Am. Soc. Naturalists,
Am. Chem. Soc, Soc. for Experimental Medicine and
Biology, Harvey Soc. for Diffusion of Med. Sciences,
N. Y. Address: 230 W. 139th St., N. Y. City.

LEVENTRITT, DAVID

Lawyer, ex-jurist; b. Winnsboro, S. C, Jan. 31, 1845;
s. George M. and Betty Leventritt; moved to N. Y.
City, Dec, 1854; ed. in public and private schools
and Free Acad, (now Coll. City of N. Y.); grad.



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(salutatorian) 1864; took law course in N. Y. Univ.;
m. 1S0S, Matilda Llttauer. Admitted to bar, 1871,
and engaged chietiy in commercial litigation and
as counsel for corp'ns; also special counsel to City
of N. Y. in condemnation proceedings until ejected,

1895, justice Supreme Court, First Dist., for term
expiring Dec. 31. 1912. DJr. Mt. Sinai Hosp., St.
Mark's Hosp., Lebanon Hosp., Hebrew Orphan
Asylum, Monteflore Home, Hebrew Technical Inst.,
Home for Aged and Infirm, Educational Alliance.
Guild for Crippled Children, Young Men's Hebrew
Ass'n. Residence: 34 W. 77th St. Address: 111
Broadway, N. Y. City.

LEVERMORE, CHARLES HERBERT

Ex-Pres. Adelphi Coll.; b. Mansfield, Conn., 1856;
s. Rev. Aaron Russell and Mary Gay (Skinner) Lever-
more; ed. Yale and Johns Hopkins Univs.; m. New
Haven, Conn., Sept. 4. 1SS4, Mettie Norton Tuttle;
children: Charles Lewis, b. 1SS7; Margaret, b. 18S9;
George Kirch wey, b. 1891; Lilian, b. 1892; Elsa, b.

1896. Prof, of history in Adelphi Coll. since 1912
Author: The Republic of New Haven, Political His-
tory since 1S15; The Academy Song-Book, The Stu-
dents' Hymnal, Forerunners of Competitors of Pil-
grim and Puritan (2 vols.). Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n,
dir. N. E. Soc. of Brooklyn, Hackley Sch. Clubs; Cen-
tury (N. Y.), Twentieth Century (Boston). Address:
Adelphi College, Brooklyn, N. Y.

LEVI, JOSEPH C.

Lawyer; b. Cincinnati, Ohio, Feb. 27, 1S39; s. Charles
(merchant in Cincinnati, 1S35-1843) and Anne Levi:
ed. Public Sch. No. 13, N. Y. City; Grammar Sch. of
Columbia Coll., under Dr. Charles Anthon; m. Lin-
wood Delaware Co., Pa., Feb. 8, 1865, Di J., d. Dr.
Manlv Emanuel; children: Rae (died May, 1892):
Annie Josephine (died May 11, 1911); Ethel Amy
(wife of Charles D. Levin). Admitted to N. Y. Bar,
May, I860, and to U. S. Supreme Court, Feb., 1S65.
Served with 37th N. Y. Reg't under Col. Charles
Roome, in U. S. service in Maryland, May-Sept., 1S62.
Considered expert in equity, real property and tes-
tamentary law, and never lost a case in these
branches. First proposed Marriage License Law in
N. Y. State in 1S87; takes great interest in law and
tax reforms; represents numerous estates and trusts.
Independent (Citizens' Union). Hebrew, N. Y. County
Lawvers' Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Mem. Ass'n
Bar'Citv N. Y. since 1S76. Tax Reform Ass'n, Allied
Real Estate Interests; one of founders Lawyers' Title
Insurance & Trust Co.; past master True Craftsman's
Lodge of F. and A. M. Residence: 251 W. 92d St.
Address: 37 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

LEVI, NATHANIEL H.

Merchant; b. Philadelphia, Pa., 1S62; s. Gabriel and
Helen (Hilbronner) Levi; ed. Philadelphia High Sch.;
m. Worcester, Mass., Jan. 2, 1896, Brinetta S. Strauss;
children: Girard Spencer, b. 1898, Nathaniel H., b. 1902.
Mem. firm Levi Bros & Co., prop'rs of department
store in Brooklyn known as The Berlin, of which is
half owner. Has visited nearly every city of conse-
quence in U. S. ; also traveled through Canada, Nova
Scotia, and New Brunswick; has frequently been called
to Albany and to Washington to advocate the passage
of measures of interest to the public; appt'd by Gov.
Hughes mem. B'd Mg'rs of Training Sch. for Girls at
Hudson, N. Y.; trustee Brooklyn Public Library. Pres.
Broadway B'd of Trade, Brooklyn; chm'n com. of sub-
ways and tunnels of Manufacturers Ass'n. Transit Com.
Allied B'ds of Trade; was exec. mem. of Borough Presi-
dent Coler's Com. of 100; United Boroughs Transit
Com., railroad and local improvement corn's, Brooklyn
League; formerly dir. Transit Reform League; mem.
Legislative Com. of Citizens' Central Com.; Ridge-
wood and 26th Ward B'ds of Trade, 28th Ward Tax-
payers' Ass'n; mem. of Com. on State Legislation of
Jamaica Bay Improvement Ass'n; formerly honorary
sec. and pres. Hebrew Edn'l Soc; v. -p. and chm'n B'd
of Governors of Hebrew Orphan Asylum, trustee He-
brew Orphan Asylum, Bushwick Hosp.; formerly
chm'n Finance Com. of Temple Israel and Brooklyn
representative Conf. Com. of Dependent Children;
Mason (past high priest of chapter); Odd Fellow; mem.
Arion Soc. Clubs: Union League, Brooklyn Yacht, Sea
Cliff Yacht, Bushwick, Hanover, N. Y. Press Ass'n. Ad-
dress: 1013 Broadway, Brooklyn, N. Y.

LEVY, AARON JEFFERSON

Jurist; b. N. Y. City, July 4, 1SS1; s. Jacob and Annie
(Bernstein) Levy; ed. in N. Y. public schs., evening
high schs. in N. Y. City, Cooper Union Sch. of Science,
N. Y. Univ.; m. N. Y. City, Mar. 10, 1903, Libbie Fin-
kelstein; children: Washington Irving, b. 1905; An-
nette, b. 1907. Tried important litigation, more par-
ticularly at criminal bar, including various homicide
cases, etc.; counsel to many realty corp'ns, including



Middle Village Mortgage Co., Bisby Realty Co., and
Pythagoras Realty Co. Actively engaged in Univer-
sity Settlement and Edn'l Alliance and Interested In all
social and political reform movements on lower East
Side of N. Y. City; was mem. various important corns,
of Citizen's Union, including its Borough Exec. Com.,
recommended for appt'mt to Public Office Com. and
Law and Ballots Com.; frequently went before Legis-
lature in behalf of good gov't, ballot reform, more
small parks and alleviation of tenement house condi-
tions, etc.; nominated mem. Assembly in 1907, renom-
inated 1908. 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912. 1913; elected munici-
pal judge. 2d judicial dist., Nov. 4, 1913; chm'n Com.
on the Judiciary, 1911; in that capacity handled most
important legislation such as bill for direct election of
U. S. Senators, Income Tax bill, Women Suffrage bill,
Election Law bills, Dir. Primary bills. Chosen by
Democrats in Assembly, Majority leader of Assembly,
1913 (first time in history of State), and had perform-
ance of extremely important public work. Aside from
legislative work played important role in celebrated
Cohalan trial and impeachment of Gov. Sulzer; chosen
bv Assembly in impeachment proceedings as chm'n of
Mg'rs of Impeachment: chm'n N. Y. State Widows'
Pension Comm'n; chm'n legislative com. at Mayor
Gaynor's funeral; mem. Eclipse Cutlery Co. Demo-
crat. Hebrew. Mason; Lodge of Perfection of N. Y.
City, The Council of Princes of Jerusalem of N. Y.
City, The Chapter of Rose Croix of N. Y. City, The
Consistory of N. Y. City. A. A. S. R.. and Mecca Tem-
ple, Mystic Shrine: Odd Fellow; mem. John F. Ahearn
Ass'n; Tammanv Hall Gen. Com. 4th Assembly Dist..
Edn'l Alliance, Beth Israel Hosp., Auxiliary, United
Hebrew Charities, Talmud Torah, Hebrew Immigrant
Ass'n, Mt. Sinai Hosp., Soc. for Medico-Legal Juris-
prudence; Elks, hon. mem. Philologians of Albany.
Clubs: Veritas Ass'n, Young Men's Democratic, Avon,
New Era, Kiswa. Professional Men's, N. Y. Press.
Residence: 307 E. Broadway. Address: 302 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

LEVY, FELIX H.

Dawver, mem. Congress; b. N. Y. City; s. Capt. Jonas
Univ. of Va., A.B., 1890, LL.B. ; m. Philadelphia, Pa.,
Feb. 11, 1904, Helen R. Blumenthal; children: Felix
H, Jr., b. Jan. 20, 1905; George B., b. Sept. 5, 1906;
Richard Theodore, b. June 21, 1912. Sp'l counsel to U.
S. Dep't of Justice and sp'l ass't to U. S. att'y gen. in
the prosecution of the Tobacco Trust, 1905-1907 (under
Pres. Roosevelt's administration). Mem. Am. Bar
Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, Acad. Polit Science N. Y.
City, Phi Kappa Sigma fraternity. Pres. and trustee
Ass'n for Improved Instr'n of Deaf-Mutes, N. Y. City.
Clubs: Harmonie, Ocean Country. Residence: 268 W.
94th St. Address: 37 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

LEVY, JEFFERSON MONROE

Lawyer, mem. Congress; b. N. Y. City; s. Capt. Jonas
P. and Fanny (Mitchell) Levy; studied law under late
Clarkson N. Potter; admitted to bar in N. Y. City, and
engaged in practice. Inherited from uncle. Commo-
dore Uriah P. Levy, U. S. N., and now owns home of
Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, Va., which has been
in the Levy family since death of Thomas Jefferson.
Author compilation: Election Law3 of the City of New
York. Agitated and caused the reform of surrogate's
practices in Countv of N. Y. Organized Democratic
Club of N. Y.; represented 13th Dist. of N. Y. in the
56th Congress (1899-1901); was leader of Gold Demo-
crats in that Congress; aided in defeating Nicaraguan
Canal scheme by making speech in House of Repre-
sentatives which was used as a text for opposition of
Nicaraguan Canal and afterwards for purchase of
Panama Canal. Made other notable speeches in House;
one on investigation of Sec. of Treasury on Repeal of
War Tax, and on bill for fixing and defining the rank
of officers in the revenue service. Offered resolutions
for repayment of money expended by U. S. Gov't in
behalf of Cuba; bill to provide for Internat. notes, and
bill authorizing national banks to execute nat. bank
notes in their lawful money reserve. Elected to 62d
Congress on Dem. ticket from 13th N. Y. Dist., and re-
elected to 63d Congress from 14th N. Y. Dist. Mem.
Sons of Revolution, E. A. R. Clubs: Manhattan. Dem-
ocratic, N. Y. Yacht, Meadow Creek Country, Sundown
Park. Residence: 59 E. 34th St. Address: 128 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

LEVY, SAMUEL D.

Jurist: b. N. Y. City, Jan. 12, 1860; s. Lavid and Ba-
betta (Koenigsberger) Levy; grad. N. Y. Univ., LL.B.,
1880; m. Millie Irene Berg. Counsel to corp'ns; for 7
years counsel to poor of the United Hebrew Charities
of the City of N. Y.: sp'l counsel to children charged
with first crimes, during same period. Served 7 years
as public sch. trustee in 11th Ward, N. Y. City; four-
teen years dir. United Hebrew Charities, 9 years pres.



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Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Soc. Orphan Asylum at
150th St. and Broadway, and resigned in favor of M;.
Adolph Lewissohn, "The Copper King," accepting vice-
presidency^ Agitated for years a separate inst'n for
Jewish wayward children, which resulted in Jewish
Protectory and Hawthorne Sch., at Hawthorne, West-
chester County. Agitated cottages, instead of large
buildings, for orphan asylums and kindred child-caring
inst'ns, so that Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Soc. has
purchased at Pleasantville, Westchester County, 200
acres of land, and built one of best equipped and larg-
est Cottage Plan Inst'ns in world. Visited Cottage
Plan Institutes in this country and England, Belgium,
Switzerland and France to study the subject thor-
oughly. Appt'd City magistrate by Mayor Gaynor,
Feb. 6, 1913. Mem., patron or donor to more than
twenty charitable inst'ns; identified with various
movements looking toward the betterment of the City
of N. Y. Mem. N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n. Club:
Harmonie. Residence: Central Park West. Address:
Criminal Courts B'ld'g, N. Y. City.

LEWI, ISIDOR

Newspaper man; b. Albany, N. Y.; s. Dr. Joseph and
Bertha (Schwarz) Lewi; ed. Albany Acad.; m. Nov. 6,
1902, Emita Wolff May. Writer on N. Y. Tribune
Residence; 225 W. 86th St. Address: 154 Nassau St.,
N. Y. City.

LEWI, MAURICE J.

Physician; b. Albany, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1S57; s . Dr. Jo-
seph and Bertha (Schwarz) Lewi; ed. Albany High
Sch.; M.D., Albany Med. Coll.; post-graduate course at
Heidelberg Univ., and Vienna Univ.; m. Sept. 4, 1SS9,
Rose Saul; one d.: Elka S., b. 1895. Formerly prof,
med. jurisprudence Albany Law Sch., and lecturer at
Albany Med. Coll.; ex-pres. Union Med. Ass'n; ex-pres.
Albany Co. Med. Soc; was for 22 yeara see. N. Y. State
B'd of Med. Examiners; now pres. Sch. of Chiropody,
N. Y. Mem. B'd Governors Albany Soc. of N. Y. Club:
N. Y. Bridge Whist. Summer residence: Far Rock-
away, N. Y. Address: 51 E. 125th St., N. Y. City.

LEWI, WILLIAM GRANT-

Physician; b. Albany, N. Y., March 23, 1870; s. Jo-
seph and Bertha (Schwarz) Lewi; ed. Albany public
school and High Schools, Albany Coll. of Pharmacy,
Ph.G., 1S90, Albany Med. Coll., M.D., 1892; m. N. Y.
City, June 27, 1901, Emma Weil; children: William
Grant, Jr., b. J.902, Joseph Weil, b. 1903. Has practised
gen. medicine at Albany, N. Y., since graduation in
1892; city physician, 1900-1904. Republican; Jewish
religion. Mem. Albany County Med. Soc, N. Y. State
Med. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Eleetro-Therapeutic
Ass'n. Connected with teaching staff of Albany Med.
Coll. and in dispensary staff of Albany Hosp. Trustee
Hebrew Benevolent Soc of Albany, N. Y. Mem. Ma-
sonic Fraternity. Club: Adelphi. Address: 296 Dark
St., Albany, N. Y.

LEWIS, AUGUST E.

Banker; b. N. Y. City, Mar. 7, 1889; s. Eugene and
Amanda (Heiter) Lewis; ed. Hacklev Sch., Tarrytown,
Irving Sch., Harvard Univ., A.B., 1906-1910. Unmar-
ried. Traveled abroad, and west through Arizona and
Mexico. Recreations: Swimming, polo, tennis. Clubs:
Harvard (N. Y. City), Sierra Madre Golf and Athletic.
Residence: 924 W. Washington St., Los Angeles, Calif.,
and 333 W. 71st St., N. Y. City. Address: 111 W. 4th
St., Los Angeles, Calif.

LEWIS, CHARLES B. ("M QUAD")

Author; b. Liverpool, O., Feb. 15, 1S42; grad. Michi-
gan Ag'l Coll.; widower. Began life as apprentice in
weekly newspaper office in Lansing, Mich.; served
vol., 1861-1865, and from thence on for twenty-two
years was the humorist of the Detroit Free-Press.
Author: Quad's Odds; Field, Fort and Fleet; Saved-Off
Sketches; Brother Gardner; Mr. Bowser; and several
other works. Has produced several successful play.;
contb'r to magazines and does syndicate work, and Is
very successful as a writer for juveniles. Address:
1421 57th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

LEWIS, DANIEL

Physician; b. Alfred, N. Y., Jan. 17, 1846: s. Alfred
and Lucy (Langworthy) Lewis; grad. Alfred Univ.,
A.B., 1869, A.M., 1872, Ph.D., 1886. LL.D.. 1902; Coll.
Phys. and Surg. (Columbia), 1871; m. 1S72. Achsah
D. Vautrhan. Pervert in 17. S. Navv. 1864-1865: comm'r
of health. State of N. Y.; med. dir. G. A. R., Dep't
N. Y. 18SS: pres. Am. Congress of Tuberculosis. Fel-
low N. Y. Acad. Medicine; mem. N. Y. Physicians' Mu-
tual Aid Ass'n. Poo. Med. Jurisprudence, Med. Soc
County of N. Y. (twice pres.). Med. Soc State of N.
Y. (pres.). Club: Union League. Residence: Spuyten
Duyvil. Address: 616 Madison Av., N. Y. City.



LEWIS, DANIEL F.

Railway official; b. Brooklyn, Mar. 28, 1849; ed.
public schools, in service of Brooklyn City R'y for
many years, and its pres., 1886-1895; also pres. Brook-
lyn Heights R'y Co., Knickerbocker Steamboat Co..
Bay Ridge Park Improvement Co., v.-p. U. S. Title
Guaranty and Indemnity Co., dir. Citizens Light. Heat
& Power Co. (Lawrence, Kansas), pres. and dir. N.
Y. & Long Island Realty Co., Equity Land & De-
velopment Co., sec. and dir. Brooklyn & Canarsie
Realty Co., v.-p. and dir. Commercial Corp'n of
America. Clubs: Crescent Athletic, Old Brooklynites,
Park Driving. Residence: 149 Sterling Place, Brook-
lyn, N. Y. Address: 30 E. 42d St., N. Y. City.

LEWIS, EDMUND HARRIS

Lawyer; b. Syracuse, N. Y., Aug. 30, 1SS4; s. Ceylon
H. and Jennie (Heffron) Lewis; grad. Yale Univ., A.
B., 1S07. Syracuse Univ., Coll. of Law, LL.B., 1909;
m. Rochester, N. Y., June 1, 1910, Laura R. Strong:
one d. ; Mary Strong, b. Aug. 17, 1913. Mem. firm of
Lewis, Meatyard & Lewis, att'ys at law. Republican;
Baptist. Lecturer in Syracuse Univ., Coll. of Law.
V.-p. B'd of Trustees 1st Baptist Ch., Syracuse, N.
Y. ; chm'n Syracuse Com. for Prevention of Tuber-
culosis. Clubs: University, Citizens (Syracuse). Resi-
dence: Robineau Road, Syracuse. Address: White
Memorial Bld'g, Syracuse, N. Y.

LEWIS, EDWIN SEELYE

Attorney; b. Amherst. Mass. July 23, 1868; s. Edwin
R. and Harriot (Goodell) Lewis; grad. Wabash Coll.,
A.B., 18S8, A.M., 1891, Johns Hopkins Univ., Ph.D.,
1892, N. Y. Univ. Law Sch. LL.B.. 1907; m. July 24.
1912, Elodie Jordan. Prof, at Princeton Univ., 1892-
1907. Fellow at Johns Hopkins Univ., 1890-1892.
Att'y in N. Y. Citv since 1907. Episcopalian. Mem.
Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Theta Pi. Phi Delta Phi fra-
ternities. Address: 145 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

LEWIS, FRANCIS PARK

Physician; b. Hamilton, Ont May 19, 1855; s. John
Wesley and Hannah M. (Gavin) Lewis; academic ed'n
in Buffalo, N. Y.; grad. Pulte Med. Coll., Cincinnati,



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