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Inst., Columbia Univ. Elec. Soc. Professional lecturer
on elec eng'ring Pa. State Coll. Presby'n; former
treas Presby'n Ch. of Windber, Pa. Fellow Am Inst.
Elec Eng'rs (on editing com. and b'd of examiners);
dir. Illuminating Eng'ring Soc. (chm'n Com. on Pub-
lication) v-p N. Y. Elec. Soc, Internat. Elec. Congress,
St Louis, 1904; ex-pres. Pa. State Coll. Alumni Ass'n
of N Y.; mem. A.A.A.S., Soc Promotion Eng'ring Ed In,
\m Electro-chemical Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc, Sigma Xi,
Eta Kappa Nu, Phi Kappa Phi. N Y. Southern Soc ,
The Virginians of N. Y., Va. Hist. Soc Clubs: Cornell
University. Engineers (N. Y.), University (State
Coll.). Address: 239 W. 39th St., N. Y. City.

McAllister, peter francis

Lawyer; b. Ithaca, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1870; s. Michael,
and inn (Connolly) McAllister; grad. Ithaca High
Sch, 18S7; Cornell Univ., Ph.B., 1892, LL.B.. 1S96; m.
Nashville Tenn., Sept. 20, 1900, Margaret O'Shea (died
Mar. 7, 1906); 2d, Bath, Me., Aug. 17, 1909, Mary Cath-
erine Finnerty: children: Thomas Donald, b. 1902;
Margaret and Frances (twins), b. 1903. Clerk in of-
fice at Superior, Wis., 1893-1895; admitted to N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n; sec. De Witt Hist. Soc. of Tompkins
law in Ithaca; mem. firm of Cobb, Cobb, McAllister &
Feinberg; Justice of Peace of Ithaca, 1899-1903; mem.
Ithaca B'd of Ed'n since 1901; city att'y since Jan. 1..
1909- chm'n Dem. Countv Com., 1907-1908. Democrat:
Roman Catholic Mem. Tompkins Co. Bar Ass'n, N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n; sec. De Witt Hist. Soc. of Tompkins
Co. Dir. Social Service League of Ithaca. Past grand,
knight, Knights of Columbus; mem. Lod.ee M6, B. P.
O Elks- Ithaca County Municipal League. Recrea-
tion: Golf. Clubs: Town and Gown, Ithaca Country-
Address: Savings Bank Bld'g, Ithaca, N. Y.

McALPINE, CHARLES ALONZO

Clergyman; b. Mansfield, Mass., Feb. 7, 1874; 6.
Charles and Jennie (King) McAlpine; ed. Worcester
Acad.. Harvard Coll., A.B., cum laude, Rochester
Theol. Sera., 1904; m. Dighton, Mass., Sept. 7, 1904,
Lunetta Maria Briggs. Pastor Bronson Av. Baptist
Ch., Rochester, N. Y., 1904-1907. Corr. Sec. Bap. Mis-
sionary Conv. of State of N. Y. since Oct., 1907. Edi-
tor The Rochester Baptist Monthly, 1905-1906. Mem.
Phi Eta Soc, Harvard Univ., Brotherhood of King-
dom. Address: 1218 Granite Bld'g, Rochester, N. Y.

McANENY, GEORGE

Pres. B'd of Aldermen, City of N. Y.; b. Greenville,
N. J.. Dec. 24, 1869; s. George Francis and Katharine
(Dillaway) McAneny: ed. in public schs., graduating at
Jersey City High Sch., June 1885; m. N. Y. City, Jan,



4, 1900, Marjorie Jacob!; children: Ruth Putnam, b.
1901; Herbert, b. 1903; Arnold Jacob!, b. 1904; Ernst
Jacob!, b. 1907; Elisabeth Cary, b. 1911. From L886-
1892 served on staff of various N. Y. newspapers and
weeklies as reporter and correspondent. Elected, April,
1892, ass't sec. and 1894 sec. of Civil Service Reform
League; as such had to do actively with promotion
and enforcement of Civil Service laws, Federal and
State, during period of 10 years. Mem. Com. of Twen-
ty-one, which prepared and secured adoption of
municipal home rule and civil service sections of pres-
ent N. Y. State Constitution, 1S94. Mem. Com. on
draft of present State Civil Service Law, enacted in
1899; Jan. -June, 1902, exec officer of N. Y. City Civil
Service Comm'n under Mayor Low; subsequently
drafted the City Civil Service rules now in force,
adopted by Low Comm'n, Dec, 1902. Studied law, but
did not qualify for bar; 1903-1906 associated with firm
of Edward M. Shepard. Pres. and chm'n Exec. Com.
of City Club, 1906-1909. One of the incorporators of
Bureau of Municipal Research, 1907; mem. Comm'n
appt'd by Gov. Hughes, May, 1908, to revise N. Y. City
Charter. Elected pres. Borough of Manhattan on
Fusion ticket, Nov.. 1909; elected pres. B'd of Alder-
men on Fusion ticket, Nov. 4, 1913. Dir. in various
civic and hist, socs.; v. -p. Nat. Municipal League; pres.
Friendly Aid Soc. of N. Y.; vice-chm'n Carl Schurz
Memorial Com. Interested actively in movement for
industrial training of negroes in South; v.-p. Arm-
strong Ass'n, having to do with Hampton and Tuske-
gee Insts. Trustee of Jeanes Fund for Rudimentary
Negro Ed'n. Independent Democrat. Clubs: Century,
City, Manhattan, Lawyers', Press, Lake George.
Countdy. Residence: 19 East 47th St. Address: City
Hall, N. Y. City.

MacARTHUR, ROBERT STUART

Clergyman; b. Dalesville, Que., July 31, 1841; e.
Archibald and Margaret ((Stuart) MacArthur; grad.
Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1867; Rochester Theol. Sem.,
1870; D.D. (hon.), 1880, DL.D., Columbian Univ., 1896;
m. Aug. 4, 1870, Mary Elizabeth Fox. Ordained to
Bapt. ministry, 1870, pastor Calvary Bapt. Ch., May,
1870-Sept., 1911. Did editorial work for Christian In-
quirer and Bapt. Review; lecturer on foreign travel.
Author: Calvary Pulpit, Divine Balustrades, The At-
tractive Christ and Other Sermons, Quick Truths in
Quaint Texts, Current Questions for Thinking Men,
Bible Difficulties, Lectures on the Land and the Book,
Celestial Lamp, Old Book and Old Faith, Calvary
Hymnals, and many other books. Elected pres. Bapt.
World Alliance, Philadelphia, June, 1911; sent to
Russia, Jan., 1912, as sp'l delegate to interview Min-
isters of Czar, relative to granting privilege of buy-
ing land in St. Petersburg, on which to erect Bapt.
Bible Coll.; also assisted in dedicating new Bapt. Ch.
in St. Petersburg. Present at Judson Centennial Cele-
bration, Burma, 1913. Pres. Bapt. World Alliance.
Address. 123 West 57th St., N. Y. City.

McAULIFFE, DENIS ALOIS

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 25, 1867; s. Denis
Alois and Julia (O'Dwyer) MclAuliffe; ed. Grammar
School No. 5; grad. De La Salle Inst., 1885, Coll. of
Montreal, A.B., St. Francis Xavier Coll., A.M., Univ.
City of N. Y., M.D.; m. 1891, Carrie V. Kane; children:
Ralph A., b. Nov. 26, 1892; Alice, b. Sept. 22, 1896. Prof,
operating surgery and gynecology N. Y. Post-Gradu-
ate Med. Sch. and Hosp., adjunct prof. Fordham Med.
Sch., attending surgeon Penitentiary Hosp., attending
surgeon City Prison of Brooklyn. Veteran of 2d Reg't,
N.G.N.Y. 'Mem. County Med. Soc, State Med. Soc,
Med. Surgical Soc, Physicians' Mutual Aid Soc, Med.
and Surgical Soc. Address: 312 East 57th St., N. Y.
City.

McAVOY, JOHN V.

Jurist; appt'd judge of City Court of N. Y. for term
expiring Dec. 13, 1917. Address: City Court, City Hall,
N. Y. City.

McBEE, SILAS

Editor The Constructive Quarterly; b. Lincolnton,
N. C, Nov. 14, 1853; s. V. A. McBee; ed. Univ. of South,
Sewanee, Tenn., 1876. Editor The Churchman, 1896-
1912; mem. Continuation Com. World Missionary Conf.;
mem. Exec. Com. Internat. Daymen's Missionary Move-
ment. Author; An Eirenic Itinerary. Address: 200
5th Ave., N. Y. City.

MACBETH, GEORGE ALEXANDER

Glass mf'r; b. Urbana. O., Oct. 29, 1845; s. James
Reed and Frances (Bayard) Macbeth; received public
sch. ed'n.; m. Pittsburgh, Pa., 18S0, Katharine Duff. In
drug business until 1872; in glass mf'g business since
1872. First maker of optical glass in U. S. ; pres. many
years Macbeth-Evans Glass Co., with factories in
Pittsburgh and Charleroi, Pa.; formerly pres. First
Nat. Bank of Charleroi, of which is still a dir.; v.-p.



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Diamond Alkali Co. Awarded medals for exb'n of
glass, Centennial Exp'n, Phila., 1S76, Paris, 1889, and
Chicago Exp'n; Comm'r from Pa. to World's Col-
umbian Exp'n, Chicago. Life trustee Carnegie Free
Library, Pittsburgh (chm'n Library Com.). Indepen-
dent; Swedenborgian. Mem. Engineers' Soc. of West-
ern Pa. Formerly pres. Pittsburgh Art Soc; trustee
Inst, for Blind. Clubs: Pittsburgh, Grolier, Rowfant,
Nat. Arts. Residence (Summer): Bethlehem, N. H.;
(Winter) 717 Amberson Ave., Pittsburgh. Address:
Wabash Bld'g, Pittsburgh, Pa.

MACBETH, GEORGE TRENHOLM

Gas eng'r; b. Greenville, S. C; s. Alexander and
Eliza (Trenholm) Macbeth; ed. private sens, of Green-
ville, S. C. Furman Univ., Greenville, S. C, Temple
Coll., Phila., Pa.; m. Mt. Vernon, N. T., 1909, Kate
Leonard. With Phila. Gas Works 3 years, Omaha Gas
Co., Omaha, Neb., one and a half years, Westchester
Lighting Co., Yonkers, N. Y., 5 years, Westchester
Lighting Co., Mt. Vernon, N. Y., 7 years. Mem. Am.
Gas Inst., Nat. Elec. Light Ass'n, Soc. of Gas Eng'rs of
N. Y. City, Illuminating Eng'ring Soc, Soc. of Gas
Lighting. Club: Engineers. Residence: 312 S. 4th
Ave. Address: 1st Ave. and 1st St., Mt. Vernon, N. Y.

McBREEN, PATRICK FRANCIS

Printer; b. in Ireland, 1843; s. Michael M. and Cath-
erine E. (Conaty) McBreen; ed. private school; m.
Brooklyn, 1870, Elizabeth A. Wilker. Commenced
printing and publishing (business in N. Y. City in 1872;
P. F. McBreen & Sons, incorporated, 1900. Mem. Gen.
Soc Mechanics and Tradesmen. Club: N. Y. Press.
Address; 404 Monroe St., Brooklyn.

McCALL, BALLARD

Ass't to pres. National Surety Co.; b. Albany, N. Y.,
April 19, 1877; s. John A. and Mary I. (Horan) He-
Call; ed. in private schools, N. Y. City, and Phillips
Acad., Exeter, N. H. Address: 115 Broadway, N. Y.
City.
McCALL, EDWARD EVERETT

Jurist; in practise of law in N. Y. City until
elected Nov., 1902, Justice of N. Y. Supreme Court, for
term expiring 19116. Resigned Feb. 5, 1913, to accept
apptm't by Gov. Sulzer as chm'n of Public Service
Comm'n of State of N. Y., first dep't.; candidate for
Mayor of N. Y. City on Dem. ticket, 1913; defeated.
Democrat; Catholic. Mem. Ass'n Bar, City of N. Y.,
Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, Met. Museum of Art. Clubs:
Manhattan, Lawyers, N. Y. Athletic, Catholic, Nai.
Democratic, Andiron, Lotos, Columbia Yacht. Resi-
dence: 321 West 86th St. Address: 346 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

McCALL, JOHN CHAPMAN

Insurance official; b. Albany, N. Y., Jan. 24..1S75:
s. John A. and Mary I. (Horan) McCall; ed. Phillips
Exeter Acad.; grad. Harvard Univ., A.B., 1899; m.
Germantown, Pa., Nov. 5, 1902, Mary Lambert; chil-
dren: Mary Lambert, b. Oct. 1, 1903; Lois Herminia,
b. Aug. 27, 1906. Entered N. Y. Life Ins. Co. as clerk.
July 1, 1899; afterward recorder, ass't sec, sec. and
second v.-p., which office still holds; trustee Nat.
Surety Co. Clubs: University, Harvard, Metropolitan,
Merchants, N. Y. Yacht, N. Y. Athletic, Albany, Oak-
land Golf. Residence: Hotel Renaissance, 512 5th
Ave. Address; 346 Broadway, N. Y. City.

McCALL, JOHN T.

Real estate and ins.; s. Patrick and Margaret (Pry-
or) McCall; ed. parochial and public schools of N. Y.
City. Mem. B'd of Aldermen of City of N. Y., 1896-
1906, inclusive. During entire period was Democratic
leader of said 'b'd; v.-p. and chm'n six years of the
Finance Com. Elected Senator from 16th Senatorial
Dist., 1907-1908, inclusive. Comm'r to the Seattle
Exp'n, representing the State of N. Y.. 1908-1909.
Mem. firm of Hyman & McCall. Dir. San Pedn Mining
Co.; measurer of the Universal Metal Specialty Co.
Democrat; Catholic. Address: 13 Park Row, N. Y. City.

McCANN, GEORGE

Jurist; b. Elmira, N. Y., June 23, 1864; ed. Elmira
Free Acad.; grad. Cornell Univ. Law Sch., 1888. Ad-
mitted to bar 1888. County Judge and Surrogate of
Chemung County since 1902; elected justice Supreme
Court for 6th Judicial Dist., Nov. 4, 1913. Address:
Elmira, N. Y.

McCARDELL, ROY LARCOM

Humorist; b. Hagerstown, Md., June 30, 1870; s. Col.
Thomas F. McCardell, well-known Maryland news-
paper man; m. Nov. 30, 1891, Frances Quirk, of Dublin,
Ireland. At age of 13 began as a writer on Puck,
Scribner's and other periodicals and magazines; at
nineteen went to Alabama, and after working some
time In a rock quarry and with a firm of railroad con-



tractors, became reporter on the Birmingham Age-
Herald. Here his sketches and verses attracted the
attention of Arthur Brisbane, then editor N. Y. Even-
ing in 1895 to start the Sunday World colored supple-
that paper; later went on editorial staff of Puck, leav-
ing in 1895 to start the Sunday World colored supple-
ment. Writer of songs, comic operas and contb'r to
prose and verse to newspapers and magazines and to
humorous and satirical series in the Herald. Author:
The Wage Slaves of New York, 1898; The Skyscraper,
1899; Olde Love and Lavender, 1900; Jimmie Jones,
1902; Rise and Shine Stories, 1903; Conversation with a
Chorus Girl, 1903; also musical comedies: The Fillibus-
ter. The Local Forecaster, The Gay i_,ife, a comedy pro-
duction, in 1910; At the Blue Cuckoo, a one-act play,
first produced at the Little Theatre, in Philadephia, in
1913; The Panama Girl, a musical comedy, first pro-
duced in San Francisco, season of 1913-1914. Was a
pioneer moving picture playwright, and since 1900 has
written over six hundred moving picture plays which
have been produced by the leading moving picture
companies Biograph, Vitagraph, Edison, Selig and
others; also Weber & Fields in Meyer & Mike Around
the World, in five reels for Kinemacolor. Won the
"Leaders of the World" $2,000 cash prize, with silver
trophy valued at $1,000, for best advertising ideas for
32 leading American firms Armour & Co., Remington
Typewriter, etc., etc., in 1911. Residence: New Ro-
chelle, N. Y. Address: Care The World, N. Y. City.

McCARROLL, WILLIAM

Insurance official, leather mf'r, ex-comm'r public
service; b. Belfast, Ireland, May 26, 1851; ed. Russell's
Acad., Brookville Acad, and Royal Academical Inst.
Came to N. Y. in 1869, and engaged in leather business.
In 1878 started in business under firm name of William
McCarroll & Co., which continued until org'n of Am.
Leather Co., of which was v.-p. and gen. mg'r at incor-
poration, now pres. and dir. Public service comm'r
for 1st dist. of N. Y. July 1, 1907-March 31, 1912. Pres.
Nat. Bond & Mortgage Ins. Co., since Sept, 1912. Dir.
Am. Exporter. Ex-pres. Hide and Leather Ass'n (N.
Y.); Nat. Morocco Mf'rs Ass'n, N. Y. B'd of Trade and
Transportation; trustee Dime Savings Bank of Brook-
lyn, Advisory Com. Brooklyn Trust Co.; mem. Cham-
ber of Commerce; v.-p. Y. M. C. A., Borough of Brook-
lyn; pres. Adelphi Coll. Ass'n of Brooklyn. Clubs:
Union League, City, Drug and Chemical. Residence:
758 St. Mark's Av Brooklyn. Address: 150 Broadwav,
N. Y. City.

McCarthy, charles t.

Lawyer; b. Glen Cove, L. I., Nov. 19, 1882; s. Timothy
and Annie (Farrell) McCarthy; grad. from Glen Cove
High School, June, 1897, St. Lawrence Univ. Law
School, LL.B., 1904; unmarried. Has been engaged in
general practice of law in Glen Cove, Nassau County,
N. Y., since admission to the bar. Treas. Democratic
County Central Com. of Nassau County since 1907.
Democratic candidate for member of Assembly in 1906;
defeated by William G. Miller. Mem. N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n, Nassau County Bar Ass'n. Emerald Soc. of
Brooklyn; pres. Alumni Ass'n of St. Lawrence Univ.
Law School; mem. Fraternal Order of Eagles, Knights
of Columbus, Order of Foresters. Pres. Glen Cove
Catholic Club. Residence: Landing Rd. Address: Glen
St., Glen Cove, Nassau County, N. Y.

McCarthy, dennis

Retired; b. Syracuse, N. Y., 1854. His father was
mayor of Syracuse, mem. of Congress, mem. State Sen-
ate, and head of large dry goods firm in Syracuse.
Upon his death Mr. McCarthy succeeded him in busi-
ness. In 1896 became pres. of St. Joseph Hosp. in
Syracuse and held that position until in 1899 was
appt'd mem. of the State B'd of Charities by Gov.
Roosevelt. In 1907 was reappt'd mem. State B'd of
Charities by Gov. Hughes; resigned as fiscal super-
visor of State Charities. 1913. Served as a mem. of
important sub-corns.; also active in framing legislation
in relation to charitable matters. In 1903 was instru-
mental in securing the enactment of a law providing
for the extension of the juvenile court system and the
probation of young offenders in several cities of the
State. Appt'd in 1895 mem. of the comm'n to report
upon the probation system. One of the results of the
investigations of this comm'n was the establishment
in 1906 of the State Probation Comm'n. Remained in
active business until recently and is now a dir. First
Nat. Bank of Syracuse. Trustee of Syracuse Savings
Bank. Pres. Syracuse Chamber of Commerce, 1906.
AddTess: Syracuse, N. Y.

MacCHESNEY, CLARA T.

Artist; b. Brownsville, Calif.; d. of J. B. and S. J.
MacChesney; studied under Virgil Williams, of San
Francisco; H. S. Mowbray and J. C. Beckwith. of N. Y.
City; Courtois and Girardot, at Colarossi Sch.. Paris.
Has been represented in many exb'ns in U. S. and Eu-



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rope; awarded medal World's Columbian Exp'n, 1S93;
Dodge prize, Nat. Acad. Design, 1 S94 ; 3 medals from
Colarossi Sen., Paris; gold medals. Philadelphia Arts
Club, 1900; 2d Hallgarten prize, 1901, Nat. Acad. Design;
bronze medal, Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1906; silver medal, St.
Louis Exp'n. 1904. Exhibited at Paris Salons, 1S96,
1898; Paris Exp'n, 1900. Represented in Union League
Club of Chicago, Boston Art Club, Erie Art Club,
Woman's Art Club, State Capitol. Sacramento. Mem.
N. Y. Water Color Club; life mem. Am. Water Color
Soc. Clubs: Barnard. National Arts (N. Y. City), Ly-
ceum (London). Address: 222 W. 23rd St., N. Y. City.

MacCHESNEY, NATHAN WILLIAM

Lawyer; b. Chicago, June 2, 1878; s. Lleut.-Col. Alfred
Brunson (U.S.A., A.M., M.D.) and Henrietta (Milsom)
MacChesney, M.D., of London; g.-s. Nathan MacChesney
of Va.; grad. Univ. of Pacific, A.B., 1S9S, Univ. of Ariz.,
1899; sp'l student Leland Stanford Univ.; law student,
Northwestern Univ. Law Sch., 1899-1900 (grad. work,
1902-1903); Univ. of Michigan, LL.B., 1902; m. River-
side, 111., Dec. 1, 1904, Lena, d. W. E. Frost; one son:
Alfred Brunson, 3d. Lecturer on Am. Constitutional
History at Chautauquas. Ariz., Calif., and Minn., 1899;
press correspondent Calif., Ariz., and N. Mex., 1897-
1899; associated with father in business. 1S99-1903;
partner in firm of Holt, MacChesney & Cheney, real
estate and bonds. 1903-1905; admitted to 111. bar, 1902,
also to Mich, and various federal courts and Supreme
Court of U. S. Mem. law firm MacChesney & Becker
since 1902. Lecturer Coll. of Law, Univ. of 111., since
1910, and Coll. of Law, Univ of Wis. Dir. Real Estate
Title & Trust Co., 1911-1912 (mem. Finance Com.); Se-
curities Realization Co., 1912-1913. Mem. Am. Bar
Ass'n, Am. Ass'n Labor Legislation, Am. Polit. Science
Ass'n, Am. Soc. Internat. Law, Am. Inst. Criminal Law
and Criminology (pres. 1910-1911); Am. Soc. of Military
Law (pres. 1913-1914); 111. State Bar Ass'n (v. -p. 1909-
1910); 111. State Soc. Criminal Law and Criminology
(exec. com. 1911-1913); Chioago Bar Ass'n (chm'n Com.
on Amendment of Law 1908-1910, chm'n Com. on Legal
Ed'n 1912-1913); Chicago Law Inst.; sec. and dir. Bld'g
Mg'rs Ass'n 1903-1905; chm'n Public Service Com. 1903-
1906; Kenwood Residents' Ass'n (counsel). Mem. Joint
Com. on High Pressure Water System (appt'd to inves-
tigate high pressure fire service of N. Y., 1908); pres.
and treas. Northwestern Univ. Law Publishing Ass'n;
dir. United Charities of Chicago. Trustee Northwest-
ern Univ.; dir. Am. Judicative Soc. to promote the effi-
cient Administration of Justice, Grover Cleveland Me-
morial Com. 1909; mem. Chicago Plan Com., 111. Comm'n
on Uniform State Laws (pres. since 1912); delegate]
Miss. Valley Legislative Conf. on Uniform Legislation
concerning Women and Children; State delegate Nat
Civic Federation Conf. on Uniform Legislation, Wash-
ington, 1910; 111. State delegate Internat. Prison Con-
gress, Washington, 1910; Nat. Com. on Prison Labor
(Exec. Com. 1913-1914). Mem. Nat. Conf. on Uniform
State Laws (Exec. Com.), Nat. Economic League (Nat.
Council), Nat. Civic Federation; mem. Sp'l Com. on
Child Laibor Legislation and Com. on Workmen's Com-
pensation Law. Sec. Nat. Conf. on Criminal Law and
Criminology, Chicago, 1909. Lieut -Col. and Judge Ad-
vocate HI. N. G. 1905-1912, aide-de-camp, Gov. Deneen's
staff 1908-1912, now col. 111. N. G. and judge advocate
gen. 111. Mem. Chicago Real Estate B'd, Nat. Ass'n of
Real Estate Exchanges (gen. counsel), Chicago Ass'n
of Commerce, A.A.A.S. Am. Hist. Ass'n, 111. State Hist.
Soc, hon. life mem. Chicago Hist. Soc, Calif. Soc, Order
of the Coif. (hon. law fraternity nat. pres. 1910-1913);
S. A. R., Soc. War of 1S12 (pres. 1910-1913), Sons of
VeteTans (past comd'r), Nat. Guard and Naval Reserve
Ass'n, Mil. Service Inst'n, Kenwood Improvement
Ass'n, Irish Fellowship Club; hon. v.-p. 111. Comm'n on
Half Century Anniversary of Negro Freedom. Mason
(32"), Shriner, Knight of Pythias. Royal Arcanum.
Author and editor: Abraham Lincoln The Tribute of
a Century (McClurg), 1910; The Lincoln Centenary,
1809-1909 (43 Volumes): The Prototype of American
Citizenship (address before Supreme Court of 111., pub-
lished in 238 111. Reports); and numerous articles on
labor, property, corp'n and legal matters; asso. editor
Illinois Law Review, Journal of Criminal Law and
Criminology. Clubs: University, Union League, Hamil-
ton, City, Chicago Law, South Shore Country, Ken-
wood, Chicago Literary, Twentieth Centurv, Men's of
Hyde Park (pres. 1908-1910), Stanford of Chicago (pres.
1908-1912). Mich. Union (Ann Arbor), Army and Navy
(N. Y.), Army and Navy (Washington), Authors (Lon-
don). Residence: 568 Hawthorne PI., Chicago. Ad-
dress: 1322 Stock Exchange Bld'g, Chicago, and care
E. A. Wright. 149 Broadway, N. Y. City, or Armv and
Navy Club, N. Y. City.

McCLEARY, JAMES THOMPSON

Sec Am. Iron and Steel Inst.; b. Ingersoll, Can.,
Feb. 3. 1853; s. Thompson and Sarah (McCutcheon)
McCIeary; ed. McGill Univ., Montreal, Can.; m. Maiden



Rock, Wis., June 4, 1874, Mary Edith Taylor; one
son: Leslie Taylor, b. July 4, 1875; Mem. Congress
from Minnesota 1893-1907; second ass't postmaster
gen. 1907-1908. Republican; Presby'n. Residence:
Hotel Seville. Address: 30 Church St., N. Y. City.

McCLELLAN, GEORGE

Mem. Congress; b. Schodack, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1856;
ed. public schools and academies of Spencertown
and Chatham, N. Y., grad. Albany Law Sch., LL.B.,
L880; m. 1882, Elizabeth Shuffelt (died 1894); 3 chil-
dren. Police justice of Chatham two terms; surro-
gate Columbia County six years; elected to 63rd Con-
gress from 27th N. Y. Dist. Democrat. Mem. Co-
lumbia Co. Agriculture Soc. (pres. 10 years). Ad-
dress: Chatham, Columbia Co., N. Y.

McCLELLAN, GEORGE BRINTON

Ex-Mayor of N. Y.; b. Dresden, Saxony, Nov. 23,
1865; s. Gen. George B. (comd'r-in-chief of Union
Army during first year of Civil War) and Ellen M.
(Marcy) McClellan; grad. Princeton, A.B., 1886,, A.M.,
18S9, LL.D., 1905; LL.D., Union Coll., 1906; hon. chan-
cellor, 1906; m. Georgina L., d. John Gerard and Cor-
nelia Lawrence (Whitney) Heckscher. After gradua-
tion connected with various N. Y. papers; treas. N. Y.
and Brooklyn Bridge, 1S89-1892; admitted to N. Y.
Bar, 1892; pres. B'd of Aldermen N. Y. City, 1893-
1894; elected to Congress, 1894, serving until 1903,
when elected mayor of N. Y. City on Dem. ticket;
re-elected 1905 for four year term. Elected 1908-
1910 (in succession to late Grover Cleveland) Staf-
ford Little lecturer on public affairs in Princeton
Univ.; Univ lecturer on public affairs Princeton Univ.,
since 1911; prof, in economic history, Princeton Univ.
since 1912. Mem. Sons of Revolution, Loyal Legion.
Clubs: Union, Authors', Church, Automobile of
America (N. Y. City), Metropolitan, Army and Navy
(Washington, D. C). Residence: 37 Madison Av.
(Country) The Water Tower, Princeton, N. J. Ad-
dress: 15 William St., N. Y. City.

McClelland, james d.

Lawyer, State senator; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 7, 1848;
s. John and Margaret McClelland; ed. private schs.;
grad. Mt. Washington Collegiate Sch. (high honors),
1863; N. Y. Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1867 (with Elihu
Root and John H. Shanahan) ; m. N. Y. 1869, Annie
Melso. In practise since admission to bar, mak-
ing specialty of crimial law. Has written articles on
reform in administration of Criminal Courts and
Courts of Procedure. Elected mem. of Assembly,
1881, during which time introduced and secured
among others, the passage of amendment to Crim-
inal Code, relating to bail at night and appeal in
capital cases, at making stay of execution mandatory
until appeal is acceded. Secured passage of vivisec-
tion bill. Ass't dist. att'y, 1897-1901; elected State
senator, 1910, re-elected 1912; chm'n Com. on Taxa-
tion and Retrenchment; mem. Finance Com., Judi-
ciary Com., Com. on Ag'r. Corr. soc. Nat. Christian
League for Promotion of Purity. Address: 302
Broadway, N. X. City.

McClelland, lefferts augustine

Physician; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 10, 1863; s.
Rev. Adam McClelland, D.D., Ph.D., and Mary Jane
(Armstrong) McClelland: ed. by private tutors, and
by his father, with the exception of fundamental ed'n
in public sch. and German acad., all of which pre-



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