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tional Church, 1870; pastor First Cong'l Church, Mil-
ford, Conn., 1869-1873, South Cong'l Church, Brooklyn,
since Jan. 1, 1874. Author: Preaching in the New Age.
1902, being the Carew Lectures, Hartford Theological
Seminary, 1900; A Plain Man's Working View of
Biblical Inspiration, 1907; also various articles in
periodicals. Pres. Council Brooklyn Inst. Arts and
Sciences, 1899-1904. Address: 255 President St., Brook-
lyn, N. Y.


Paper mf'r; b. New Haven, Conn., May 25, 1861; s.
Chester S. Lyman (prof. Sheffield Scientific Sch. of
Yale) ; ed. Hopkins Grammar Sch., New Haven, Yale,
B.A., 1882, later M.A. After graduation, employed in
U. S. Coast Survey and travelled abroad one year;
studied twelve months in Sheffield Scientific Sch., Yale.
In Summer of 1885 entered employ of W. H. Parsons
& Co., paper mf'rs and merchants, N. Y. City; 1886,
went to Chicago as Western representative of the
firm. In 1889, went to West Newton, Pa., and became
connected with Westmoreland Paper Co.; in 1890, to
Herkimer, N. Y., and eventually became a dir. and
mg'r Herkimer Paper Co.; on absorption of that
company by Internat. Paper Co. became connected
with latter; ass't to pres. Internat. Paper Co. since its
org"n, 1898; and mg'r of one of the dep'ts of the com-
pany; pres. and dir. Umbagog Paper Co., v.-p. Am,
Realty Co., dir. and treas. Continental Paper Bag Co.,
sec. Champlaln Realty Co., Miramichi Lumber Co., St.
Maurice Lumber Co., mg'r and dir. Winn Water &
Power Co., dir. Herkimer Fibre Co., mem. Am. Paper
and Pulp Ass'n (sec-treas.. 1898-1900); Am. Forestry
Ass'n (dir.); A.A.A.S., Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, S. A. R.
Clubs: University, Yale, City Midday, Ardsley. Ad-
dress: 30 Broad St., N. Y. City.


Principal Miss Hills' Sch. for Girls, Phila.; b. Wind-
ham, N. H.; d. Rei and Charlotte Kimball; ed. Mass.
State Normal Sch., Bradford Acad., Bradford, Mass.,
and by private tutors; m. Warren, Mass., June 26.
1902, Rev. Albert J. Lyman. Founder and still prin-
cipal of Miss Hills' Sch. for Girls (Coll. Preparatory),
Philadelphia, Pa. Author: "If I Were You and Other
Things"; compiler of "A Message for Every Day in
the Year," etc. Cong'l. Spends every other Summer
abroad. Club: Meridian (N. Y.). Address: 255 Pres-
ident St., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Iron mf'r; grad. Harvard, A.B., 1874, Columbia (Sch.
of Mines), M.E., 1878. V.-p., sec-treas. and dir. Low
Moor Iron Co. of Va. ; Covington Machine Co., trustee
Brooklyn Savings Bank, Brooklyn Trust Co., U. S.
Trust Co., pres. and dir. Brooklyn City R. R. Co., dir.
Nassau Nat. Bank, Washington Water Power Co.
Clubs; University, Garden City Golf, Down Town.
Players, Hamilton, Engineers. Residence: 34 Remsen
St., Brooklyn. Address: 88 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Former editor N. Y. Tribune; b. Plymouth, Conn.,
Dec. 8, 1851; s. Rev. Ephraim and Hannah D. (Rich-
ards) Lyman; grad. Yale, 1873; special course at Univ.
of Berlin and Heidelberg; m. Englewood, N. J., 1881,
Marion Torrey. Joined editorial staff of N. Y. Tri-
bune, 1876; editor-in-chief from Mar., 1905, to Mar.,
1913, when resigned. Clubs: University, Yale, Gradu-
ates. Address: 65 W. 54th St., N. Y. City.


Chm'n b'd of dirs. Am. Surety Co. of N. Y.; b.
Parkman. Ohio, April 12, 1852; s. Darius and Betsey
C. (Converse) Lyman; ed. in common schools; m. Bos-
ton, Mass., Jan. 13, 1887, Laura M. Stevens (died Dec.
31, 1902); 2d, Parkman, Ohio, June 7, 1870, Louise C.
Judson. Served as special agent Post-Office Dep't;
chief clerk contract office, P. O. Dep't; 2d ass't
postmaster-gen. at 32 years of age, under adminis-
tration of Pres. Arthur, in 1884. Connected with
Am. Surety Co. of N. Y. since 1885; was sec. v.-p.
and pres. and now chm'n of its b'd of dirs. Repub-
lican. Mem. Chamber of Commerce, Ohio Soc. of N. Y.
Clubs: Union League, Lotos. Address: 100 Broadway,
N. Y. City.




Broker; b. Dublin, Ireland, Sept. 28, 1870; s. Philip
and Mary Louise (La/nbert) Lynch; attended Beau-
mont Coll., Windsor, Eng.; m. Cedarhurst, L. 1.. Oct. 14,
1909, Madelaine Chauncey; children: Edmund A., Jr.,
b. July 3, 1910; Daniel C, b. Julv 26, 1911; G. Philip b.
April 5, 1913. Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange. Clubs:
Racquet and Tennis, Rockaway Hunt. Residence: Ce-
darhurst, L. I. Address: 20 Broad St., N. T. City.


Clergyman, editor; b. Peace Dale, R. I.. July 21, 1867;
s. Thomas B. and Jane Godwin (Gough) Lynch; grad.
Yale, B.A., Yale Divinity Sch., S.D.B.; m. N. Y., Apr. 12,
1909, Maude Barrows Dutton. Ordained in Cong'l min-
istry. Pastor Cong'l Ch., Lenox, Mass., 1898-1903; Pil-
grim Ch., N. Y. City, 1903-1911; publisher and editor of
Christian Work and Evangelist, 1913. Delegate, 1907.
to Internat. Peace Congress, Munich; delegate, 1908, to
Internat. Peace Congress, London; delegate to Internat.
Cong'l Ecumenical Council, Edinburgh, 1908. One of
the founders of the Peace and Arbitration Soc. of City
of N. Y. Exec. Com. and dir. Peace Soc. City of N. Y.,
sec. of the Peace and Arbitration Comm'n of Federal
Council of Chs. of Christ in America; sec. of Am. Ch.
Peace League; trustee Nat. Cong'l Ch. Bld'g Soc.
V.-p. and chm'n Exec Com. Am. Scandinavian Soc,
pres. Am. Scandinavian Foundation. Mem. Philothean
Soc, Japan Soc. ' Author: The Enlargement of Life
(Putnams); Is Life Worth Living (Crowell): The Task
of the Twentieth Century; The Peace Problem (Re-
vell); The New Opportunities of the Ministry (Revell);
What Makes a Nation Great (Revell); The Christian
Ministry and the Social Order (joint author). Clubs:
Yale, Congregational, Liberal Ministers. Address: 227th
St. and Independence Av., N. Y. City.


Author, journalist; b. New London, Conn.; d. Bernard
Lome and Augusta Trieste (Hempstead) Lynch; re-
ceived collegiate and private instruction at New Lon-
don, Conn., and N. Y. City. Author: The Fighting
Chance; the Wanderers; Winds of the World; also spe-
cial writer for N. Y. Sunday Sun and contb'r to maga-
zines. Mem. D. A. R. Episcopalian. Clubs: Pen and
Brush (charter mem.). Address: Pen and Brush Club,
32 E. 19th St., N. Y. City.


Writer; b. N. Y. City; d. Richard W. and Annie (Mc-
Lean) Husted; m. Boston, Mass., Jan. 1, 1901. Jerome
M. Lynch. Author: A Little Game With Destiny; Two
Bad Brown Eyes; Patricia; Told by Two. Writes under
pen name Marie St. Felix. Mem. Authors' League of
America. Address: 57 E. 52d St., N. Y. City.


State Comm'r of Labor; b. Manlius, N. Y., Jan. 11,
1867; s. James and Sarah Lynch; ed. Manlius graded
sch.; m. Letitia C. McVey; seven children. Learned
printing trade with Syracuse Herald; v.-p. Internat.
Typographical Union, 1898-1900; pres. 1900-1913.
Appt'd State Comm'r of Labor by Gov. Glynn, Oct. 22,
1913. Residence: Syracuse, N. Y. Address: Dep't of
Labor, Albany, N. Y.


Surgeon; b. Ireland, 1870; s. Daniel and Jane
(Browne) Lynch; ed. Queen's Coll., Cork; Royal Coll.
of Surgeons, Edinburgh; Rush Med. Coll., Chicago; m.
Boston, Mass., Jan. 1, 1901, Harriet L. Husted; one son:
Richard Husted, b. Dec. 10, 1903. Prof, rectal and in-
testinal surgery, N. Y. Polyclinic Hosp. Lecturer. Cor-
nell Med. Sch., consulting proctologist, Nassau Hosp.,
Mineola, L. I.; attending proctologist, St. Mary's, Ho-
boken, N. J. Mem. Med. Reserve Corps, U. S. N., Am.
Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Soc, County Med. Soc;
fellow Northwestern Med. Soc, Am. Gynecol, and Ob-
stet. Soc, N. Y. Gastro-Enterological Soc. Recreation:
Golf. Author: Modern Proctology (Lea, & Febiger,
1914). Club: Med. Progress. Address: 57 E. 52d St.,
N. Y. City.


Author; b. N. Y. City; d. Ransom and Sarah Jane
<Hutchings) Parker; ed. Convent of Sacred Heart,
Manhattanville. N. Y.; m. Collegiate Ch., N. Y. City,
Feb. 7, 1882. Dore Lyon; one d: Grace Parker Lyon.
Pres. and dir. Club Woman Magazine. Interested in
literary and musical pursuits. Author: Produce Pratt
(novel); was appt'd hostess for State of N. Y. at St.
Louis Exp'n; has written plays that have been pro-
duced, and has published music Episcopalian. Pres.
Am. Criterion Soc, dir. general N. Y. S. Trade Sch. for
Girls: mem. Soc. of N. Y. State Women, Post Parlia-
ment. Address: 14 W. 31st St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Mar. 6, 1862; s. George
W. and Elizabeth S. (Corwin) Lyon; ed. Greenport
Public School, Southold (N. Y.) Acad., Eastman's Nat.
Business Coll., Poughkeepsie, N. Y., and Columbia
Coll. Law Sch., LL.B., 1888; m. Greenport, Suffolk Co.,
N. Y., Oct. 2, 1895, Rose Krancher; children: Beulah E.,
b. 1897, Kenneth K., b. 1899. Trustee and sec. and
treas. Green Hill Cemetery Ass'n, Greenport, N. Y. Re-
publican; Presby'n.; trustee Greenport Presby'n Ch.
Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Suffolk County Bar Ass'n;
past master Peconic Lodge 349, F. & A. M., and Royal
Arch Mason. Treas. Presby'n Sunday Sch. and Eastern
Long Island Hosp. Ass'n.; mem. Exec. Com. Lecture
Course Ass'n, Greenport Public Library Ass'n. Ad-
dress: Greenport, Suffolk Co., N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Sherburne, N. Y., April 9, 1855; s. Ben-
jamin T. and Mary (Rogers) Lyon; grad. Columbia Coll.,
A.B. (valedictorian); Columbia Law Sch., LL.B.,; m.
Smyrna, N. Y., Sept. 20, 1887, Mary E. Shepardson;
children: Edna S., b. 1888; Percy S., b. 1891; Harold S.,
b. 1894; Dorothy S., b. 1897. Republican. Mem. N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Bar Ass'n of
Brooklyn. Trustee, dir. and pres. Brooklyn Y. M. C.
A.; mem. Exec. Com. Am. Missionary Ass'n; mem. State
Com. N. Y. State Y. M. C. A., Exec. Com. Boy Scouts of
Brooklyn. Clubs: University, Congregational (Brook-
lyn). Residence: 963 St. Marks Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.
Address: 46 Cedar St., N. Y. City.


Jurist; b. Barker, N. Y., July 13, 1849; s. Harry ana
Pamella A. (Livermore) Lyon; grad. Blnghamton
Acad., 1867; Hamilton Coll., A.B., 1872, LL.D., 1904;
m. 1884, Elizaibeth R. Mather, of Binghamton, N. Y.
Admitted to Bar, N. Y. S., 1875; mem. law firm of
Chapman & Martin, 1876-1877; Chapman & Lyon, 1877-
1890. Mem. N. Y. State Constitutional Conv., 1894;
elected justice Supreme Court on nomination of both
Rep. and Dem. parties, 1895, for term ending Dec. 31,
1910. Re-elected Justice Supreme Court on nomina-
tion of both Rep. and Dem. parties, Nov. 1909, for term
of 14 years. Address: Binghamton, N. Y.


Physician; b. Hartford, Conn., 1870; s. Irving Whit-
all (M.D.) and Mary (Tucker) Lyon; grad. Yale, A.B.,
1893; Johns Hopkins Univ., M.D., 1897; m. N. Y. City,

1900, Kate P. Lathrop; children: Marv Phillips, b. Dec.
20, 1903; Kate Lathrop, b. Aug. 1, 1908. Began prac-
tice of medicine in Buffalo. Dec. 1898. Clinical medi-
cine lecturer Univ. of Buffalo; librarian Med. Library,
Univ. of Buffalo; ass't attending physician, Buffalo
Gen. Hosp. Independent In politics. Mem. Am. Ass'n
Pathologists and Bacteriologists, Buffalo Acad. Medi-
cine; Am. Med. Ass'n; Erie County Med. Soc, etc. Phi
Beta Kappa Soc. (Yale). Club: University (Buffalo).
Address: 531 Franklin St., Buffalo, N. Y.


Publisher; ,b. Middle Granville, N. Y., Mar. 25, 1858;
ed. common schools; m. Feb. 18, 1890, Anita Thompson,
of Albany. Clerk in a book store in Gloversville,
1872-1876; mf'r of 'blank-books and stationery in Al-
bany, beginning in 1876; public printer State of N. Y.,
18S8-1895; printer and bookbinder since 1876; pub-
lisher for State of N. Y. Court of Appeals Reports,
Miscellaneous Reports, Session Laws and Appellate
Div. Reports and Combined Official Series of N. Y.
State Reports and Session Laws. Address: Cedar Hill,
Albany, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Ithaca, N. Y., Sept. 20, 1874; s. Marcus
and Susan Mann (Schuyler) Lyon; e<3. Cornell Univ.,
A.B., 1897; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1899; m. N. Y. City,

1901, Delia Ward Ferous; children: Philip Schuyler, D.
1906, Robert Newell, b. 1907. Practising law in N. Y.
City from 1899. Author of the course in commercial
law in the Correspondence School of Banking, con-
ducted by Am. Inst, of Bank Clerks; also of series of
papers on The Law of Negotiable Instruments, pub-
lished in Bulletin of Am. Inst, of Bank Clerks. Mem.
Ass'n Bar, City of N. Y. Republican. Clulb: Alpha
Delta Phi. Address: 45 Cedar St., N. Y. City.


Physician and med. sup't; b. Palmer, Mass., Aug. 25,
1841; s. Amasa U. (descended from William Lyon,
Roxbury, 1635) and Mary E. (Backus) Lyon (d. Sarah
Danielson of Danielson, Conn., and g.-g.-d. of Col.
William Danielson, of 11th Conn. Vols., Revolutionary
War, and d. Rev. Samuel Backus, of Westminster,
Conn., a g-gd. Rev. Isaac Backus, historian, and de-
scendant of Edward Winslow, of Mayflower);
academic ed'n; grad. Nat. Med. Coll., Washington, D.
C. (now part of George Washington Univ.), M.D., 1879;



m. Margaret Wiley, of Urbana, O.; one son: Winalow,
b. 1889. Began independent life in business house
and bank; in 1869 went South and West en account of
threatened lung trouble; entered U. S. Gov't service,
1870, at Gov't Hosp. for Insane at Washington, D. C.
Grad. Univ. Medicine at Washington and studied at
Vienna, Austria; practised at Gov't Hosp. for Insane
at Washington, and elected med. sup't of Blooming-
dale Asylum, N. T. City, 1890. Supervised design, con-
struction, removal and development of new Blooming-
dale Hosp. at White Plains, N. Y. Resigned as med.
sup't after 25 years' service at Bloomingdale, July 1,
1911, and was appt'd Emeritus sup't. Republican;
Congregationalist. Mem. Am. Medico-Psychol. Soc,
Am. Neurol. Soc, N. Y., Neurol. Soc, Soc. of Med. Juris-
prudence, N. B. Soc. of N. Y. Cluibs: Century, Nat.
Arts, N. Y. City, Am. Yacht (Rye, N. Y.). Address;
Shadyside, Prospect St., White Plains, N. Y.

Lawyer; b. N. Y., Oct. 7, 1843; s. Rev. Jacques J.
(Jewish clergyman) and Grace Lyons; ed. public
schools and Univ. Grammar Sch., N. Y.; studied law;
admitted to bar in 1866; m. 1872, Constance Hendricks.
For 22 years officer and dir. of several Jewish char-
itable institutions, including among them Montefiore
Home for Chronic Invalids, Mt. Sinai Hospital, He-
brew Tech. Institute; judge-advocate Second Brigade,
on Gen. Vilmar's staff (rank of major), 1875-1876; also
distinguished as amateur musician; composer, opera,
The Lady and the Tiger; founder, pres. conductor,
Met. Amateur Orchestra. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N.
Y. ; for years on staff of musical and literary dep't
N. Y. Herald, and musical editor N. Y. Daily News.
Dir. and counsel to the State Bank from its org'n
until 190S. Club: Manhattan. Address: 76 William
St., N. Y. City.

Manufacturer; b. York, England, April 21, 1844; s.
John and Mary Ann (Harwood) Lyth; ed. public
schools, Buffalo. Bryant & Stratton's Coll., Buffalo; m.
Buffalo, N. Y., Dec. 6, 1869, Kate Kappler; children:
Bryon F., b. 1874, Kathryn K., b. 1876, Alfred Lyon,
b. 1879, Mary F., ib. 1881, Edith L, i>. 1889. Came
from England to Buffalo, N. Y., at the age of 6; served
in Civil War in 100th Reg't, N. Y. Vols.; wounded at
battle of Drury's Bluff, May 16, 1864, and taken pris-
oner; made escape one hour later, but was again cap-
tured and taken on Weldon R. R. by Confederate cav-
alry, with about 100 other wounded soldiers, to jail
at Petersburg, Va., thence to Andersonville, Ga., and
afterward to Florence, N. C, where was paroled and
released from prison, Dec. 1864. Since the war, in
firm of A. Lyth & Sons Co., mf'rs of terra cotta ma-
terials, tiles, sewer pipe, hollow brick, etc, of which
is business mg'r. Pres. Sewer Pipe Supply Co., Buf-
falo, 1894-1900, Central Sewer Pipe Co., Pittsburgh,
1890-1901. Treas. BuildeTs' Exchange Ass'n since 1890.
Was mem. 74th Reg't, N. G. N. Y., seven years; re-
signed, major. Mem. G. A. R., having been many
times delegate to N. Y. and Nat. Encampments, and
gen. in command Sth N. Y. Div. at Nat. Encampment,
Washington, D. C, 1892. Nat. Senior vice-comd'r,
1897-1898. Was supervisor Erie Co., N. Y., 1872-1874,
chm'n of B'd, 1873; alderman, Buffalo, 1883-1886;
comm'r Erie Co. Penitentiary. 1887-1893 (pres. B'd 4
years); civil service comm'r, Buffalo, 1889-1896. Re-
publican; Universalist. Club: Liberal. Address: 183
Northland Av., 'Buffalo, N. Y.


Ass't in Examinations Div., Univ. State of N. Y. ; b.
Theresa, N. T.: s. William A. and Caroline (Freden-
burg) Lyttle- grad. Hamilton Coll., A.B., A.M., 1883,
Ph.D., 1897 (Phi Beta Kappa Kirkland prize oration,
classical medal); post-grad. Univ. of N. Y 1878-1881
and 1892-1893; m. Susan Warren Bryan; children:
Margaret V., b. 1887; Warren E., b. 1897; Theodore F.,
b. 1898. Asso. principal Pingry Sch., Elizabeth, N. J.,
1885-1889; ass't prin. Englewood Sch. for Boys, Engle-
wood, N. J., 1891-1893; principal Watertown (N. Y.)
High Sch., 1893-1898; insp. high schools. Regents
Dep't, 1S98-1904; insp. of schools, State of N. Y., Ed'n
Dep't, 1904-1912; ass't in examinations div. in charge
of teacheTS' records, Univ. State of N. Y. since 1912.
Pres., Secondary Section, Nat. Ed'n Ass'n, 1906-1907.
Presby'n. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n of N. Y. State- Phi
Beta Kappa Soc, Delta Upsilon fraternity. Royal
Arch Mason. Club: University (Albany). Address:
Albany, N. Y.



Lawyer; b. New Orleans, La., Nov. 28, 1870; s. Dr.
B. and Helene (Persch) Maas: ed. Tulane Univ. of
Louisiana, B.A., cum laude, 1888, won a fellowship

and became ass't prof, physics and chemistry; etudied
law at Columbia and N. Y. Law Sch.; grad. LL.B.,
1892, cum laude, winning second prize; studied law at
Univ. of Va.; m. Dec. 16, 1807! Kitty M. B. Shafer,
Admitted to bar June, 1892; has practiced in N. Y.
City since May, 1893, developing along the lines of
surrogate's corpn's and trial work. Has been en-
gaged in many important will contests, and acted as
referee in hundreds of surrogate's matters. Traveled
extensively in Europe. Interested in Republican pol-
itics; app't ass't surrogate N. Y. County 1900, held
the position one year; has spoken in all political
campaigns since 1896; also spoken postprandially on
many occasions. Delivered Lincoln oration at Repub-
lican Club banquet 1912. Episcopalian. Mem. Delta
Tau Delta fraternity, West End Ass'n, Alliance Fran-
caise, Acad, of Polit. Science, Navy League. Clubs:
Republican, Hardware, Independent, Graduates. Res-
idence: 57 W. 75th St. Address: 87 Nassau St., N. Y.


Physician; b. iWaterbury, Conn., July 14, 1862; s.
John and Catherine Benton (Homer) Mabbott; grad.
Waterbury High Sch., 1879; sp'l stu'dies for two
years; grad. Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia), M.D.,
1884; m. N. Y. City, Oct. 30, 1895, Kate Adele Ollive;
one son: Thomas Ollive, b. July 6, 1898. Has beeD
house physician at St. Luke's Hosp. 4 interne and am-
bulance surgeon of Chambers St. (now Hudson St.)
Hosp.; surgeon SS. Zaandam, Netherlands-Am. Line;
chief resident physician (three years) Nursery and
Child's Hosp.; attending obstetrician N. Y. Infant
Asylum 1803-1911; now consulting obstetrician to N.
Y. Nursery and Child's Hosp.; and gynaecologist N. Y.
Hosp. Out-Patient Dep't; advisory physician Grace
Ch. Memorial House and Day Nursery; trustee North-
ern Disp. Was sch. insp. N. Y. City under adminis-
tration of Mayor Strong. Has written several arti-
cles relating to obstetrics' and diseases of children,
published in American Medicine, the N. Y. Med. Jour-
nal and Am. Journal of Obstetrics; fellow and for-
merly chm'n Com. on Admissions, N. Y. Acad. Medi-
cine; fellow N. Y. Obstet. Soc; mem. Am. Med. Ass'n,
Med. Socs. of the County and State of N. Y., Med.
Ass'n Greater N Y., Soc. Alumni of St. Luke's Hosp..
Hospital Graduates' Club and of Physicians' Mutual
Aid Ass'n; mem. Comitia Minora of N. Y. Co. Med.
Soc. and of Med. Com. Soc. for Instr'n in First Aid to
the Injured. Associated in private practice since
1890 with Dr. E. L. Partridge. Address: 19 Fifth Av.,
N. Y. City.


Associate editor The Outlook; b. Cold Springs, N.
Y., Dec. 13, 184; grad. Williams Coll. A.B. (A.M.,
L.H.D.) ; Columbia, LL.B.; LL.D., Union University,
Washington and Lee University, and Western Re-
serve University; trustee Williams College; pres. N.
Y. Kindergarten Ass'n. Author: Norse Stories Retold
from the Eddas, 1882; Nature in New England, 1890;
My Study Fire, first series, 1890; Short Studies in Lit-
erature, 1891; Under the Trees and Elsewhere, 1891;
Essays in Literary Interpretation, 1892; My Study
Fire, second series, 1S94; Nature and Culture, 1897;
Books and Culture, 1897; Work and Culture, 1S98;
The Life of the Spirit, 1899; William Shakespeare.
Poet, Dramatist and Man, 1900; Works and Days,
1902; Parables of Life, 1902; In Arcady, 1903; Back-
grounds of Literature, 1903: The Great Word, 1905;
Christmas To-day, 1908. Editor of Myths Every Child
Should Know, 1905; Fairy Tales Every Child Should
Know, 1905; Heroes Every Child Should Know, 1906;
American Ideals, Character and Life, 1913; constant
contb'r on literary topics to numerous magazines and
periodicals. Clubs: Authors, Century, Alpha Delta
Phi. Residence: Fernwood Road, Summit, N. J. Ad-
dress: 287 Fourth Av., N. Y. City.


Chief city magistrate; b. Rathmelton, County Done-
gal, Ireland, Oct. 23, 1853; s. Joseph and Elizabeth,
McAdoo; came to U. S. when young; ed. in public
schs. ; m. Richmond, Va., 1885, Eva Lee Tardy. At
age of [ 20 became reporter on a Jersey City newspa-
per; studied law; soon after was admitted to bar and
appt'd att'y to the Hudson Co. B'd of Health. Served.
4 terms mem. House of Representatives from 7th N.
J. Dist., 1883-1S91; appt'd ass't sec. of the Navy dur-
ing Mr. Cleveland's second administration; after that,
in active practice of law; police comm'r of N. Y. City,
1904-1905; now Chief City Magistrate, N. Y. City.
Author: Guarding a Great City, 1906. Residence: 59
W. 46th St. Address: 300 Mulberry St., N. Y. City.


Secretary of the Treasury; b. near Marietta, Ga.,
Oct. 31, 1863; s. William Gibbs and Mary Faith
(Floyd) McAdoo; ed. Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville, Tenn.



(left in junior year); m. Chattanooga, Tenn., Nov. IS,

1885, Sarah Houston Fleming; children: Harriet Floyd,
Martin, Francis Huger, Nona Hazlehurst, William
Glbbs 3d, Robert Hazlehurst, Sarah Fleming. Appt'd
deputy clerk U. S. Circuit Court Tor Southern Div.,
Eastern Dist. of Tenn., -May. 1882; admitted to bar,
18S5; practised law at Chattanooga; came to N. Y.
City 1S92. For a number of years, and until 1903,
was partner with Hon. William McAdoo (former
ass't sec of Navy and ex-congressman) in practice of
law up to March 1, 1913. Pres. and dir. Hudson (Si
Manhattan R.R Co., 1902-1913, which is operating the
Hudson River Tunnel system, and which completed,
Mar. 8, 1904, the first tunnel under the Hudson River.
The 1st Hudson River tunnels (those between Ho-
boken, N. J., and 6th Av. and 29th St., N. Y. City)
were opened for traffic Feb. 25, 1908. The fourth
tunnel under the Hudson was completed by the Hud-
son & Manhattan R.R. Co. Mar. 11, 1909. Delegate to
Baltimore conv. 1912, vice chm'n, Dem. nat. com. and
acting chm'n during greater part -of campaign of.
1912; app'd sec. of the treasury Mar. 6, 1913. Demo-
crat- Episcopalian. Mem. Nat. Museum of Art. Recre-
ations: Motoring, golf. Clubs: Metropolitan, Rail-
road of N. Y., Press (New York), Southern Soc, Met-
ropolitan, Cosmos, Army & Navy, University, Chevy
Chase Country (Washington, D. C). Address Wash-
ington, D. C.

McAllister, addams stratton

Engineering editor; b. Covington, Va., Feb. 24, 1875;
s. A. Addams and Julia Ellen (Stratton) McAllister;
ed Pa. State Coll., B.S., 1S98 (first honor), E.E., 1901,
Cornell Univ.. M.M.E., Ph.D. (honors), 1905. Former
Inst., Columbia Univ. Elec. Soc. Professional lecturer
Univ previously with Westinghouse Elec. and Mf'g
Co.; now editor Electrical World (McGraw Publishing
Co ). Writer of numerous articles on elec. eng'ring
subjects; inventor of alternating current machinery.
Author: Alternating Current Motors; also of chap-
ters 6 and 8 of Standard Handbook for Elec. En-
gineers. Contb'r to Transactions of Illuminating
Eng'ring Soc, and to Proceedings of Am. Inst. Elec.
Eng'rs- lectured before Cornell Elec. Soc, Ass'n of
Teachers of Mathematics of N. Y. and N. Y. Elec. Soc,
Franklin Inst., Worcester Poly. Inst.. Brooklyn Poly.

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