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U. S. Inf. Ass'n, Pa, Mil Coll. Alumni Ass'n. Recrea-
tions: Yachting, canoeing, automobiling, riding. In
18S9 mem. Berkeley Athletic Club and anchored the
lightweight tug-of-war team that won the cham-
pionship of the U. S.; expert military rifle and revol-
ver shot. Clubs: Yale, Lawyers, Englewood Field,
United Service. Residence: Englewood, N. J. Ad-
dress: 2 Rector St.. N. Y. City.

LOVELL, HERBERT MARLOW

Lawyer; b. Marathon, Cortland Co., N. Y., 1858; s.
Ransom Marlow and Dorcas E. (Meaeham) Lovell: ed.
Marathon Union Sch., Cortland Normal Sch., Michigan
Normal Sch., Cornell Univ., A.B., 1887; m. Dryden. N. Y.,
1883. Lilian Louise Truesdell; one d., Dorothy Talcott,
b. 1898. Was principal of Elmira Free Acad., City
High Sen., 1887-1895; admitted to bar, N. Y. State. 1893;
in active practice of law since 1894; mem. law firm
Lovell. Bogart & Gardner. Mem. Chemung Co. Repub-
lican Com., 1898-1901; Senatorial Com., 40th Dist., 1902-
1906; was city att'v 'Elmira, 1900-1901 ; referee in bank-
ruptcy, Dec. 26. 1912. Republican. Episcopalian. Mem.
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n, Am. Soc. Inter-
nal Law, Empire State Soc, S. A. R., and all Masonic
bodies of York and Scottish rites. Recreations: Walk-
ing, riding, driving, rowing Clu'bs: Masonic, Cen-
tury (Elmira). Address: Elmira, N. Y.

LOVELL, ROSS MEACHAM

Lawyer; b. Marathon. N. Y., Sept. 25. 1871; s. Ransom
Marlow and Dorcas Elizabeth (Meacham) Lovell; ed.
Marathon Acad., Cornell Univ.. A.B., 1893; special men-
tion in history and political science; unmarried. Ad-
mitted to bar 1895; was mem. law firm of Reynolds,
Stanchfield & Collin until 1910. when firm name was
changed to Stanchfield, Lovell, Falck and Sayles. at
head of which is Hon. John B. Stanchfield. Democrat.
Clubs: Elmira City, Corning. Albany and Elmira
Country. Address: Chemung Canal Bank Bld'g, El-
mira, N. Y

LOVETT, ELDON H.

Clergyman; b. Lincoln, Penobscot Co., Me., 1852; s.
Alfred L. and Julia A. (Jordan) Lovett; grad. Colgate
Univ., 1S77, Hamilton Theol. Sera.. 1885, D.D., 1900; m.
Alton. 111., 1871, Martha G. McGlauflin; children: Will-



lam P., b. 1873; Alfred H., b. 1876; Rose, b. 1881; Lena
D b. 1883. Pastor West Baptist Ch., Oswego, N. Y., 5
years; Calvary Ch., Davenport, la., 6 years; since 1898
engaged in evangelistic work in raising money for
Baptist edn'l inst'ns. Sec. Colgate Univ., 2 years, and
of various philanthropic institutions; has traveled ex-
tensivejy, Raised $60,000 for Cook Acad., large sums
for colleges at Des Moines, la., and Sioux Falls, S. D.,
$85,000 for Ottawa Univ. and $30,000 for Hiawatha
Acad., in Kansas. $50,000 for Colby Acad, New London.
N. H., over $125,000 for Colgate Univ., $30,000 fur
South Jersey Inst., Bridgeton, N. J., etc., and in much
demand to-day for this kind of work. Has baptized
1.000 candidates in pastorate. Republican; Baptist.
Mem. Beta Theta Pi. Recreations: Fishing, hunting.
Address: 146 South Portland Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

LOVETT, ROBERT SCOTT

Railway official, lawyer; b. San Jacinto, Tex., June
22, 1860; s. William and Susan (Hardy) Lovett; ed.
Houston (Tex.) High Sch.; m. Huntsville, Tex., Oct.
29, 1890, Lavinia Abercrombie. Admitted to Texas Bar
1882. In 1SS4 became local att'y at Houston for the
Houston, East and West Texas R'y Co., and has since
continued in railway service as, consecutively, gen.
att'y and gen. counsel Southern Pacific lines in Texas;
since 1904 gen. counsel Union Pacific R. R. and South-
ern Pacific Co. and affiliated lines (Harriman system).
Succeeded E. H. Harriman as chm'n, and pres. Union
Pacific R. R. Co.; Southern Pacific Co. and numerous
affiliated corp'ns, on death of Mr. Harriman, Sept.,
1909. Democrat; Baptist. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of
N Y. Clubs: Lawyers, Metropolitan, Nassau Country,
Piping Rock. Residence: Locust Valley, L. I N. Y.
Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

LOW, CHARLES E.

Physician, surgeon; b. Pulaski, N. Y\, March 2, 1873;
s. Frank S. and Mary Frances (Fifield) Low; grad.
Pulaski Acad, (honor man), 1892; attended Syracuse
Univ. Med. Coll, 1892; grad. Univ. of Buffalo Med.
Coll., M.D., 1896; m. Pulaski, N. Y., Sept. 10, 1896,
Charlotte Gunnell Paul; children: Katherine Eliza-
beth, b 1897; Gertrude Louise, b. 1899. Engaged in
practise of medicine since 1896; candidate for coroner,
Oswego Co., Dem. ticket, several times, but being
of minority party was defeated. Associated with
Fuller & Warren Heating and Ventilating Co., Syra-
cuse, N. Y., as heating, ventilating and sanitary ex-
pert. Mem. Pulaski B'd of Ed'n; health officer, village
of Pulaski, several years. Democrat; Episcopalian;
warden St. James' Ch., Pulaski. N. Y. Mem. Oswego
Co. Med. Soc, Central N. Y. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State
Med. Soc. Mason (Royal Arch). Recreations: Fly
fishing, boating, tennis. Club: Citizens. Address:
Pulaski, N. Y. ,

LOW, FREDERICK R.

Editor; b. Chelsea. Mass., April 3, 1860; s. James L.
H. and Martha H. (Rollins) Low; ed. in public schools;
m. Chelsea, Mass., Sept. 24, 1881, Adeline F. Giles; chil-
dren: Martha E.. b. Sept. 21, 1882; Alice A., b. June 1,
1884; Frederick H., b. Sept. 13, 1890; Giles J., b. Sept.
11, 1894. Editor Power since 1888 (Hill Publishing
Co.). Councilman, 1901-1903; pres. City Council, Pas-
saic, N. J., 1905-1906; mayor of Passaic, 1908-1909. Re-
publican; Unitarian; treas. Passaic Boys' Club. Mem.
Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Ohio Soc Mech. Steam and Elec
Eng'rs, Nat. Ass'n Stationary Eng'rs. Mason (lodge,
chapter, commandery, shrine) : mem. Royal Arcanum.
Clubs: Arkwright, Engineers (N. Y. City). Residence:
256 Harrison St., Passaic, N. J. Address: 505 Pearl
St., N. Y. City.

LOW, SETH

Ex-mayor of N. Y. City; b. Brooklyn, Jan. 1850; s.
Abiel Abbot and Ellen (Dow) Low; ed. Brooklyn Poly.
Inst., Columbia, A.B., 1870; LL.D , Amherst Coll., 1889,
Univ. of N. Y., 1890; Univ. of Pa., Har'vard, Trinity,
1890; Princeton, 1896; Yale, 1901; Univ. of Edinburgh,
1910; m. Dec. 9, 1880. Annie, d. Judge B. R. Curtis.
Clerk and later partner in firm of A. A. Low & Bros.
Mayor of Brooklyn, 1S81-1885; elected on Independent
and Republican ticket; pres. Columbia Univ., 1890-
1901 (it was mainly through his efforts that the univ.
was removed to its present commanding site on Morn-
ingside Heights; for the erection of the University
Library as a memorial of his father contb'd $1,000,000).
Unsuccessful Independent candidate for mayor of
Greater N. Y.. 1897; delegate from U. S. to Peace Conf.,
The Hague. 1899; mayor of Greater N. Y., elected on
Fusion ticket, 1901-1903. Has been pres. Archseol.
Soc. of Am., Geog. Soc. of N. Y., N. Y. Acad. Polit.
Science, N. E. Soc, v.-p. N. Y. Acad. Sciences; hon. mem.
Chamber of Commerce; mem. Soc. Mayflower Descend-
ants; pres. Nat. Civic Federation. Clubs: Century,
Metropolitan. City. Republican, Down Town, Authors,
Barnard, Columbia Univ., Hamilton (Brooklyn). Ad-
dress: 30 E. 64th St., N. Y. City.



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LOW, WILL HICOCK

Artist; b. Albany, N. Y May 31, 1853; studied art
under Gfrome and Carolus Duran, Paris: m. Paris,
1875, Berthe Eugenie Marie Julienne; m. Paris, 1909,
Mary Louise Fairchild. In charge of life classes in
schools of Cooper Union, 1882-1885, In Nat. Acad. De-
sign, 1889-1892; visiting instr. Chicago Art. Inst., 1902.
Delivered Scammon Lectures, Art Inst., Chicago, 1910;
published "A Chronicle of Friendships," 1907; "A
Painter's Progress The Scammon Lectures," 1910
(Scribner's). His work includes, besides portraits and
illustrations, mural paintings in Hotel Waldorf, Essex
Co. Court House, Newark, N. J.; Luzerne Co. Court
House, Wilkes-Barre, Pa.; U. S. Custom House, Cleve-
land, Ohio, and many private residences and public
buildings. Awarded medals at various expositions;
Paris, 18S9; Chicago, 1893, etc. Academician Nat. Acad.
Design since 1890. Mem. Soc. Am. Artists (a founder),
Fine Arts Federation. Nat. Soc. Mural Pa'inters, Cen-
tury and Lotos clubs. Address: Lawrence Park,
Bronxville, N. Y.

LOW, WILLIAM GILMAN

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, April 9, 1844; s. William Henry
and Anne Davison (Bedell) Low; grad. Columbia
Univ. 1865, A.M.; Columbia Law Seh., 1867; read law
In office of Benjamin D. Silliman; m. Boston 1873,
Lois Robbins Curtis, d. Judge Benjamin R. Curtis;
children: William G., Jr.; Mrs. Herbert A. Grant
Watson, Lois C, Mrs. John H. Chapman, Harriette,
Benjamin R. C, Mrs. Francis K. Little. Officer of
reform associations, philanthropic and charitable in-
stitutions, including Legal Aid Soc, Hosp. Saturday
and Sunday Ass'n of Brooklyn, Missionary Soc. of
Protestant Episcopal Ch., Nat. Civil Service Reform
League, Nat. Municipal League; pres. N. Y. Tax Re-
form Ass'n; pres. Coal Run Land Co., Rush Creek
Land Co.; trustee Franklin Trust Co.; dir. Continental
Ins. Co., Fidelity and Casualty Co., Old Dominion Land
Co. Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Long Island Hist. Soc,
Archseol. Soc. Author: The Balance of the Geneva
Award, 1881 (Internat. Review). Clubs: Lawyers, N.
Y. Yacht, Riding and Driving of Brooklyn, Hamilton
(Brooklyn). Residence: 58 Remsen St., Briooklyn.
Address: 30 Broad St., N. Y. City.

LOW, WILLIAM GILMAN, JR.

Public utilities; b. Rockaway, L. I., June 24, 1875;
s. William G. and Lois Robbins (Curtis) Low; grad.
Brooklyn Latin Sch., 1893; Yale Univ., A.B., 1897; Sch.
Polit. Science, Columbia Univ., A.M., 1899; Sch. of
Law, Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1900; m. Philadelphia,
Pa., April 19, 1902, Rhoda Howe; children; William
Gilman, 3d, b. Jan. 23, 1903; Rhoda, b. Nov. 2, 1905.
Admitted to bar, State of N. Y., 1901, and practised
law some years; later v.-p. Trust Co. of America;
resigned and became pres. and dir. Public Utility
Debenture Corp'n, with which is still connected. Dir.
The Home Life Ins. Co. Engaged in philanthropic
activities; formerly chm'n finance com. and one of
originators of Child Welfare Exhibit held in N. Y.
and contributing largely toward commencement of
Child Welfare Movement in State of N. Y. Repub-
lican; Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
Phi Delta Phi and Psl Upsilon fraternities, Acad.
Polit. Science, Soc. Colonial Wars (for some years
mem. of council of this soc), Sons of Revolution.
Trustee Naval Y. M. C. A., Brooklyn: mem. N. Y. State
Com. Y. M. C. A.: trustee Bristol, R. 1., Y. M. C. A.;
dir. Vacation Sunday Sch. Ass'n; trustee Church Bld'g
Fund Ass'n, Episcopal Ch. Recreations: Sailing, fish-
ing. Clubs: University. Down Town, Yale. Resi-
dence (summer): Bowlder Cottage, Bristol, R. I.;
(winter), 107 E. 7Sth St. Address: 45 Broadway, N. Y.
City.

LOWELL, ABBOTT LAWRENCE

Pres. Harvard Univ.; b. Boston, Dec. 13, 1S56; s.
Augustus and Katharine Bigelow (Lawrence) Lowell;
grad. Harvard, A.B., 1877; LL.B., 1880; LL.D., Williams
Coll., 1908; LL.D.. Columbia, Princeton, Yale, Lourain
and Dartmouth Colls., 1909; Ph.D., Frederick Wilhelm
Univ., Berlin, 1910; m. June 19, 1879, Anna Parker
Lowell. Address: 17 Quiney St., Cambridge, Mass.

LOWELL, ORSON

Painter, illustrator of books and periodicals; b.
Wyoming, Iowa, Dec, 1871; s. Milton Horace and
Frances M. (Kinney) Lowell; ed. Chicago public schs.
to 1S87; Chicago Art Inst., 18S7-1S93 (honorable men-
tion 1892), since which time has lived and worked
in N. Y.; m. Chicago, 111., Oct. 20, 189S, Jessie M. Haw-
ley; children: Kathryn Van Duzer, b. 1900; Horace
Edwin, b. 1902. Has Illustrated for leading maga-
zines and The Court of Boyville (William Allen
White); Love in Old Clothes (H. C. Bunner); The
Choir Invisible (James Lane Allen); Saracinesca (F.
Marion Crawford), the result of a sp'l sojourn in



Italy for the purpose; The Brass Bowl (Louis Joseph
Vance); Jerry Junior (Jean Webster); A Bicycle of
Cathay (F. R. Stockton); Lady Betty Across the
Water (The Williamsons); The Street Called Straight
(Basil King), and for standard editions of James
Whitcomb Riley, Eugene Field, Bret Harte Francis
Parkman, Madison Cawein. Since May, 1907, con-
nected with Life, N. Y., as cartoonist. Mem. Art Stu-
dents' League (Chicago), Soc of Illustrators (N. Y.).
Independent Republican; Episcopalian. Clubs: Players,
Dutch Treat, McDowell, Cliff -Dwellers (Chicago).
Residence: Rochelle Park, New Rochelle, N. Y Ad-
dress: 489 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

LOWELL, SIDNEY V.

Lawyer; b. Newburyport, Mass. June 27, 1844; ed.
common schs. Newburyport, and N. Y. City common
schs. and Cooper Union Inst.; m. June 9, 1S65,
Josephine, d. Samuel T. Champney. Admitted to bar.
ass't corp'n counsel City of Brooklyn six years; regis-
trar of arrears of taxes; mem. B'd of Ed'n. Con-
ducted the proceedings (for chiefs) as to taking Pros-
pect Park and creating parkways and boulevards of
Brooklyn during formative period; successfully de-
fended Viela, tried for noted park murder; has had
charge of much litigation as to taxes and assessments,
mostly successful; drafted many public acts for legis-
lature for Dem. party, afterward for Reformers; has
operated in real estate all over Brooklyn and in other
Places. Residence: 164 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn.
Address: 189 Montague St., Brooklyn.

LOWENSTEIN, HARRIET B.

Lawyer and certified public accountant; b. N. Y.
City; d. Sigmund and Frances (Thalinger) Lowen-
stein; grad N. Y. City Normal Coll., 1896; N. Y. Univ.,
St. Lawrence Univ., LL.B., 1905; Univ. State of N. Y.
Certified Public Accountant, 1907; unmarried. Only
woman in this State who is both lawyer and certified
public accountant. Was private sec. to first comm'r
of corrections after consolidation. Appt'd in 1902 by
B'd of Ed'n as supervisor of vacation schs. play-
grounds and recreation centres, supervising all va-
cation schs., playgrounds and recreation centres in
Greater N. Y., 1902-1907, having particular charge of
libraries, literary a nd debating clubs. Chm'n of Com.
on Evening Schs. and Recreation Centres in Public
Edn'l Ass'n during 1907 and 1908. Was first woman
lawyer appt'd in office of Corp'n Counsel of City of
N. Y., and served 1907-1912. Actively interested in
various phases of sociological and uplift work. Mem.
Empire City Chapter and Robert Macoy Court Order
of Eastern Star. Club: Portia. Address: 52 William
St., N. Y. City.

LOWES, CLARENCE M.

Banker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 28, 1S72; s. George
and Margaret K. (McCord) Lowes; ed. public schs.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1901 Janet
Mackay Lamb; children: Marvin McCord, b. 1903;
Lorna Louise, b. 1907. Entered the Dime Savings
Bank of Williamsburah, 1888; treas. since 1906. Also
pres. Flushing Nat. Bank, Flushing, N. Y. ; v.-p. and
dir. Flushing Co-operative Savings & Loan Ass'n.
Active in civic affairs in Flushing; pres. Flushing
Village Ass'n two terms; corr. sec. three terms. In-
dependent Republican; Baptist. Mem. Flushing Hist.
Soc, Flushing Hosp. Aid Ass'n. Formerly trustee
Flushing Hosp.; pres. since 1910, Flushing Hosp. Aid
Ass'n; one of organizers B'd of Flushing Public Play-
ground; mem. Visiting B'd N. Y. Parental Sch., Ja-
maica, N. Y. ; also d'r. Foxwood Sch., Flushing; one of
organizers of Associated Charities of Flushing. Clubs:
Flushing Country, Bayside Yacht, Hanover (Brook-
lyn), Niantic, Men's (Flushing). Residence: 257
Broadway, Flushing, N. Y. Address: Havemeyer cor.
S. Fifth Sts., Brooklyn, N. Y.

LOWRIE, CHARLES NASSAU

Landscape architect; b. Warriors Mark, Pa., April
S, 1869; s. J. Roberts and Matilda Hamill (Nassau)
Lowrie: ed. Lawrenceville Sch., 1888; Sheffield Scien-
tific Sch., Yale Univ., PhiB.. 1891; m. Nov. 8, 1905,
Barbara Isabelle Forrest; children: Charles Nassau,
Jr.; Barbara Forrest. Author of reports and designer
of plans for many public parks, college grounds and
private estates, amongst others, for Hudson Countv
Park Comm'n of N. J. Pres. Am. Soc. Landscape
Architects, 1910-1912; mem. Comm'n on City Plan,
Columbus, O. ; mem. Mayor's Parks Advisory Com
City of N. Y., 1912-1913. Republican; Presby'n. Fellow
Am. Soc Landscape Architects, Sons of Revolution.
Clubs: Yale, Atlantic Yacht. Address: 101 Park Av..
N. Y. City.

LOWRIE, WILL LEONARD

Consul-gen.; b. Adrian. Mich., March 8, 1S69; s.
Adam H. and Mattie B. (Pease) Lowrie; grad. Adrian
(Mich.) Coll., A.B., 1SS9; A.M. 1913; student at Univ.



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of Mich, and Leipzig Univ., 1S91-1S02; m. London,
Eng., Sept. IS, 1900, Amy W. Alden, of Boston, Mass.
On staff of Chicago Tribune, 1S95-1S9S; private sec.
to minister to Brazil, 1S9S-1S99; vice-consul-gen. to
Brazil, 1S99-1902; sp'l literary work, 1902-1906; consul
to WeimaT, Germany, 1906; Carlsbad, Austria, 1909;
consul-sen. to Portugal since 1912. Congregationalism
Mem. Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Am. Geog. Soc.,
Portuguese Geog. Soc. Recreations: Golf, tennis,
fencing. Address: Am. Consulate, Lisbon, Portugal.

LUBECK, HENRY

Clergyman; b. Sydney, Australia, Fab. 2, 1856; s.
Peter H. and Louisa (Collins) Lubeck; ed. St. James'
Sen., Sydney; All Saints' Coll., Trinity Coll., Mel-
bourne Univ., all in Australia: Albany Law Sch.;
Trinity Univ., Toronto; received A.M., LL.B., B.C.L.,
D.C.L., LL.D. degrees; m. Albany, N. Y., June 25. 1884,
Emma, d. Col. Rose. Ordered deacon, 18S1, ordained
priest, 1S82, by Bishops Grafton and Armidale.
Australia. Removed to U. S., 1SS3; missionary at
Fonda, N. T., 18S3-18S5; rector St. Timothy's Ch.,
N. T. City, 18SS-1890; rector Ch. of Zion and St. Tim-
othy, N. Y. City, since 1S90. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa
Soc. Address: 201 W. 55th St., N. Y. City.

LUBY, JAMES

Editor; b. Dublin. Ireland; s. Thomas Clarke and
Letitia (Fraser) Luby, ed. St. Lawrence's Sch., Dub-
lin; N. Y. public sens., and Coll. City of N. Y., A.B.,
1877 (junior exhibitioner); m. N. Y. City, 1882, Emily
Louise Huber. Came to N. Y., 1871; began work as
reporter on Herald, before graduation from coll.; ass't
city editor Philadelphia Times, 1881; Albany cor-
respondent N. Y. Herald, 1886: ass't city editor Herald,
1S86-18S7: city editor, 1887-1889; editor Jersey City
News, 18S9-1903; cable editor N. Y. Sun, 1905-1912;
London correspondent Sun, April-Oct., 1912; editor the
Evening Sun, Oct., 1912-Feb. 23, 1913, when succeeded
Chester S. Lord, as mn'g editor, the Sun Trustee Free
Public Library. Jersey City, 1897-1904; lecturer,
author: The Black Cross Clove, 1910. Cleveland
Democrat; Catholic. Recreations: "Walking and talk-
ing. Address: The Sun, N. Y. City.

LUCAS, ARTHUR

Editor; b. Albany, N. Y., Sept. 10, 1859; s. Edo and
Minna Lucas; ed. in Albany schools and 2 years at
Dartmouth Coll.; to. Rensselaer, N. Y., 1885, Jennie
Ha/ber. Reporter, 1885: citv editor, 1886-1887, Schenec-
tady Union; city editor, 1S87-1S95, mn'.g editor, 1895-
1S99, Albany Morning Express; now mn'g editor Al-
bany Evening Journal. Residence: Rensselaer, N. Y.
Address: 61 State St., Albany, N. Y.

LUCAS, EUGENE WILLETT VAN COURT

Consulting eng'r; b. Mt. Vernon, N. Y., Dec. 21,
1S64; s. Philip and Mary (Van Court) Lucas; grad. U.
S. Mil. Acad, (with honors), 1887; m. "Wilmington, N.
C, 1893, Agnes Daniel; children: Eugene Willett Van
Court, Jr., b. 1894; John Daniel, 'b. 1906. Consulting
eng'r on hydraulic "work since 1906; consulting eng'r
to N. Y. Canal B'd. Second lieut. 1st U. S. Art'y, 1887-
1888; 2d lieut., 1st lieut., capt. and major, Corps of
Eng'rs, U. S. A., 1S88-1906. Major and div. eng'r U. S.
V., 1898-1899. Lieut.-col. and chief eng'r of div. on
staff of Maj.-Gen., commanding N. G. N. Y., since
May. 1912. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Soc.
of Civil Eng'rs. Clubs: University, N. Y. Yacht, Army
and Navy (Washington, D. C). Residence (summer):
Sound Beach, Conn, (winter): 35 Claremont Av. Ad-
dress: 280 Broadway, N. Y. City.

LUCAS, FREDERIC AUGUSTUS

Curator, osteologist; b. Plymouth, Mass., Mar. 25,
1852; s. A. H. and Eliza O. Lucas; ed. Plymouth High
Sch.; m. Feb. 13, 1884, Annie J. Edgar. Ass't Ward's
Natural Science Establishment, Rochester, N. Y., 1871-
1882; osteologist, 1882-1887, ass't curator, 1887-1898,
and curator, 1897-1904, in Division of Comparative
Anatomy, U. S. Nat. Museum, Washington; curator-
in-chief of the museum of Brooklyn Inst. Arts and
Sciences, 1904-1911; since June, 1911, dir. Am. Museum
of Natural History. Mem. comm'n to investigate con-
dition of fur seal herd of Prifoilof Islands; fellow Am.
Ornithologists, Union, N. Y. Acad. Sciences, Museum
Ass'n ol Great Britain, Am. Ass'n of Museums, Biol.
Soc. Washington, and corresponding mem. Zool. Soc.
of London. Has written various papers on osteology
of birds; museum methods and fossil vertebrates and
particularly on the structure and species or
stegosaurs. Author: Animals of the Past. 1901; Ani-
mals Before Man in North America, 1902. Address:
31 W. 91st St., N. Y. City.

LUCAS, GEORGE LATIMORE

Civil eng'r; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 5, 1877; s. Edward
and Julia E. (Bennett) Lucas; grad. Columbia Univ..
C.E., 189S; m. Pittsburgh, Pa., April 22, 1901, Lillian



Anthy Griffith. Ass't eng'r B'd oi Rapid Transit K.
R. Comm'rs City of N. Y.; resident eng'r estate of
Howard Gould. Gen. Insp. of Material, Public Service
Comm'n, 1st Dist. Episcopalian. Asso. mem. Am. Soc.
Civil Eng'rs. Address: 154 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

LUCAS, HERBERT

Architect; b. Mt. Vernon, N. Y., Nov. 27, 1869; s.
Philip and Mary Emma (Van Court) Lucas; ed. in
public schools, IMcKim, Mead & White's office and at
the Atelier de Monclos, Paris; traveled in Italy and
France; m. Mt. Vernon, N. Y., Nov. 24, 1897, Anna M.
Burdett; children: Burdett, lb. 1901; Van Court, b. 1906.
Has practised in N. Y. City since 1893. Designed and
built the Hotel Weston, Madison Av. and 49th St.; Co-
operative Apartment Bld'g, 24 Gramercy Park, 1 Lex-
ington Av., 535 Park Av., 11 E. 68th St.; interior of
residence of C. T. Yerkes, 5th Av. and 68th St.; resi-
dence at n. w. cor. Park Av. and 67th St.; residence
60 W. 50th St.; banking house of Flower & Co., 49
Broadway; rebuilding Cheshire Sch., Cheshire, Conn.;
country work throughout N. J., Ohio, Connecticut,
Westchester County, etc. Dir. No. 24 Gramercy Park,
Inc.; pres. and dir. No. 11 E. 68th St. Mem. Archi-
tectural League. Club: Players. Address: 24 Gramercy
Park, N. Y. City.

LUCAS, JAMES JONATHAN

Planter; b. Tiller's Ferry, S. C, Nov. 21, 1831; s.
Dr. Benjamin Simons and Melita Eleanor (Tiller)
Lucas; ed. the Citadel, Mil. Coll. of S. C, Charleston,
B.S.; m. Society Hill, S. C, Nov. 21, 1861, Carrie Mc-
Iver; children: Thomas Smith, b. 1863; Fanny Mclver,
b. 1S64; James Jonathan, b. 1866; Benjamin Simons,
b. 1868; Elizabeth Wilds, b. 1871; Mary Mclver, b. 1873;
Melita Eleanor, b. 1877. Engaged as hardware mer-
chant Charleston, S. C, before' Civil War; since then
as planter. Traveled extensively in U. S. Dir. At-
lantic Coast Line R. R. Co. Mem. S. C. Legislature,
1856-1862; maj. heavy art'y, Lucas's Battalion of
Regulars; commanded forts and batteries on Stone
River, Charleston, 4 years; engaged in Ibattle of
Averysboro, Bentonville, N. C, Mar., 1865; in defense
of Charleston, during entire war. Democrat; Episco-
palian. Mason, Odd Fellow: mem. St. Cecilia Soc.
Trustee the Citadel, Mil. Coll. of S. C; Porter Mil.
Acad., Charleston. Recreation: Traveling. Address:
Society Hill, S. C.

LUCE, ROBERT LEE

Lawyer; b. Hartwick, N. Y., Sept. 19, 1862; ancestors
fought in Colonial War, Revolutionary War and War
of 1812; prepared for coll. at Williston, Sem. ; grad.
Yalq 1889 (two-year honors in polit. science, history
and law). Studied law in office of Walter H. Bunn,
Cooperstown, N. Y., and admitted to bar, 1892; sec.
Otsego County Dem. Com., several years, and managed
Dem. campaign in county, 1892; moved to N. Y. City.
1892, and entered office of Piatt & Bowers, later
Bowers & Sands; 'became mem. firm Bunn & Luce,
1897, and of Luce & Davis, 1913. Actively engaged in
politics and was on stump in campaigns of 1897, 1898.
1899. Appt'd on Tammany Hall Law Com., 1900, and
became sec, 1902; appt'd chm'n B'd of Claims, State
of N. Y., Sept. 29, 1911, Dy Gov. Dix; appt'd Jan. 1,
1913, Justice of City Court of City of N. Y.; nominated
for Justice of City Court, 1913, but defeated. Was on
Dewey Reception Com., 1898; delivered oration at cele-
bration of Hartwick Centennial; influenced gift or
Shaw collection of flora of Otsego County to Yale
Forestry Sch. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. (for some
time sec. of Com. on Grievances), N. Y. County
Lawyers' Ass'n, Sons of Revolution, Tammany Soc.,
Tammany Gen. Com. Clubs: Psi Upsilon (v.-p.), Yale,
Manhattan. Address: 137 W. 14th St., N. Y. City.

LUCKE, CHARLES EDWARD

Mech. eng'r, educator; b. N. Y. City, June 20, 1876;
s. John Franklin and Sarah Frances (McGrury)
Lucke; ed. N. Y. City public schs., Coll. City of N. Y.,



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