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pursued art studies at Royal Acad, of Fine Arts,
Munich; m. N. Y. City, Sept. 3, 1S95, Caroline Peabody
Perkins. Professionally engaged as artist with studio
at Cincinnati for several years, and at same time was
instructor at the Cincinnati Acad, of Fine Arts, and
at the Rockwood Pottery, Cincinnati: won in a na-
tional competition for the designs for mural decoration
of the vestibules of the City Hall of Cincinnati in
1897; removed to N. Y. City, 1900. Painter of religious
pictures and portraits. Has 20 pictures representing
life of Christ, at Museum of Brooklyn Inst, of Arts
and Sciences, 2 at Nat. Gallery, Wash.. D. C. 1 at
Newark (N. J.), Museum, and 1 at Montclair Museum;
20 portraits (groups) of 5th N. Y. Vol. Inf. Duryee



Zouaves, :it 69th Armory. N. Y. City, tnstr. in art at

Piatt [nst., Brooklyn. .Mem. Architect i League of

X. Y. Author: Art Principles in Photographic I'm -
tralture (Baker .^ Taylor Co.). Club: Xat. Arts (X.
v. City). Address: 409 Washington Av., Brooklyn,
X. Y

BECKER, ALFRED LE ROY

Lawyer; b, Buffalo, N. Y., March 22, 187S; s. Tracy
Chattield and Minnie \. (Le Roy) Becker; grad. Har-
vard Univ., A.B., 1900; Univ. of Buffalo, LL.B., 1902;
in. X v. City, Dec. 22, 1910, Eulabee Dix ; one son.
Philip I'iw b. June 4. 1912. Engaged in practise of
law since 1902 at Buffalo, N. Y. Lecturer at Univ. ot
Buffalo Law Sch., since 1903; author of numerous ar-
ticles on medico-legal and historical topics. Sp'l ass't
to att'y-gen. X. Y., 1905-1906. Republican. Mem.
Brie County, and N. Y. State Bar Ass'ns, Phi Delta
Phi legal fraternity. Mason. Mem. Buffalo Hist. Soc.
t'luhs: University (Buffalo), Harvard (X. Y.). Ad-
dress: 7 7 W. Eagle St., Buffalo, N. Y.

BECKER, EDWARD WATERBURY

Physician: b. Nassau, N. Y., April 20, 1S76; s. Henry
C. and Emeline (Waterbury) Becker: ed. public schs.
of Watervliet, X. Y. ; Troy Acad., Troy, grad. 1802;
Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., and Albany Med. Coll.,
1S07; m. Troy, N. Y., Oct. 22, 191)7. Ethel C. Stone.
Visiting physician to Samaritan Hosp., Maternity
Hosp., and Troy Orphan Asylum. Major Med. Corps,
2d Inf., X.G.X.Y. Mem. Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity,
Med. Ass'n of Rensselaer County, Med. Ass'n State of
N. Y., Am. Med. Ass'n. Club: Troy. Address: 6 St.
Paul's PI., Troy, N. v.

BECKER, EMIL ARTHUR

Auditor; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 5, 1S78; s. Emil A
(deceased.!, formerly pres. Crocker Fertilizer & Chem.
Co., and Sarah A. (Burr) Becker; attended Cornell
Univ.; m. Oct., 1903, Elizabeth T. Coakley; one d.,
Elizabeth T., b. 1904. Gen. Auditor of Larkin Co.
Served in Cuba with 202d N. Y. Vol. Reg't during war
with Spain. Clubs: Saturn (Buffalo), Wanakah Coun-
try (dir.). Residence (summer): Lake View, N. Y.;
(winter), 55 Saybrook PI. Address: Care Larkin Co..
Buffalo, N. Y.

BECKER, NEAL DOW

Lawyer, mf'r; b. Cherry Creek, N. Y., Feb. 13, 1883;
s. William E. and Eva (Kenyon) Becker; grad. Cornell
Univ., A.B., LL.B.; m. Olean, N. Y., June 14, 1909, Ivah
E. Smith; one d., Jane, b. 1910. In practice of law,
N. Y. City, since 1907; mem. firm Kelley & Becker.
Pres. and dir. Hammond Typewriter Co. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., Delta Chi fraternity, Nat. Geog. Soc.
Recreations: Golf, foreign travel. Clubs: Cornell
Univ., Dunwoodie Country. Residence: 83S West End
Av. Address: 60 Wall St., N. Y. City.

BECKINGTON, ALICE

Artist; b. St. Louis, Mo.. July 30, 1S6S; d. Charles and
Adeline (Cheney) Beckington; ed. Art Students'
League, N. Y. City; Academie Julien and Charles Lazar,
Paris. Specialty is miniature painting, for which work
received bronze medal from World's Fair at St. Louis,
1904, and honorable mention from Pan-Am. Exp'n at
Buffalo; exhibited at Paris Exp'n, 1900, at Paris Salons,
and at exbn's of Nat. Acad. Design and Soc. Am. Ar-
tists. Mem. and founder Am. Soc. Miniature Painters
(v.-p.); mem. Pa. Soc. Miniature Painters; instr. in
miniature painting, Art Students' League, X. Y. City.
Residence (summer): Scituate, Mass. Address: 157
Carnegie Hall. N. Y. City.

BECKLEY, JOHN N.

Capitalist; b. Clarendon. Orleans Co.. N. Y., Dec.
30, 1848; ed. Genesee Coll.; m. June 23, 1875, Belle
G. Corwin, of Brighton, N. Y. Teacher; admitted to
Bar 1S75; practised law at Batavia, N. Y., 1S75-1S77.
Removed to Rochester, N. Y., 1S77; City Att'y of
Rochester, 18S3-1SS7: in practice of law, Rochester,
since 1878. Pres. Rochester R'y Co., 1893-1901; pres.
Toronto, Hamilton & Buffalo R'y Co., 1893-1901; chm'n
B'd Gen. R'y Signal Co. since 1904: sec'y Rochester
Hotel Corp'n; Pres. Ohio Petroleum Corp'n. Mem. Psi
Upsilon fraternity, Bar Ass'n City of N. Y., Syracuse
Univ. Alumni Ass'n. v.-p. Rochester Orphan Asylum.
Clubs: Genesee Valley (Rochester), City Transporta-
tion, Engineers (N. Y.). Residence: Rochester, N. Y.
Address: Grand Central Terminal, N. Y. City.

BECKWITH, ISBON THADDEUS

Clergyman, theologian; b. Old Lyme. Conn., 1S43;
s. AVilliam and Caroline (Champion) Beckwith; grad.
Yale, A.B., 1868, Ph.D., 1872; grad. work at Leipzig
and Gottingen, 1872-1874; D.D., Trinity Coll. (Hart-
ford), 189S. Instr. Greek. Univ. of Tenn., 1S6S-1870;
Yale, 1870-1S72 and 1874-1S79: prof. Greek Trinity
Coll.. (Hartford). 1S79-189S; prof. New Testament in-



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terpretation, Gen. Theol. Kern., N. T. City, 1898-1006.
Ordered deacon, 187."), ordained priest, 1876, in Epis-
copal Ch.; since 1907 lecturer in Biblical studies, Trin-
ity Coll., Hartford. Mem. Biblical and Exegetir.il
Soc, Am. Fhilol. Soc, Am. Arch. Soe Address: Hart-
turd, Conn.

BEDDALL, EDWARD F.

Insurance pro;.; b. in County of Essex, England,
Ma: I L839 tnsp. agencies for London branch, Koyai

i! ;::. becoming mg'r Canadian branch, July.

1871 and of X. Y. branch 1873-1893; since 1893 U. S.
alt'y lor same company. Pres. Queen Ins. Co. of Amer-
ica since 1803. Pres. Tariff Ass'n of N. Y., 189a; pres.
N Y B'd Fire Underwriters, 1896. Episcopalian;
warden Ch. of the Epiphany; mem. B'd Management,
St Luke's Hosp.; ex-pres. St. George's Soc. Residence:
Larchmont Manor, N. Y. Address: S4 William Bt.,
N. Y. City.
BEDELL, FREDERICK

Physicist, electrician; b. Brooklyn, April 12, lisbs,
s. Edwin F. and Caroline (Cunningham) Bedell; ed.
Montclair (N. J.) High Sch., Yale Umy., A.B 18J0,
Cornell Univ., Ph.D., 1892; m. July 1, lS9b, Mary L.
Crehore, of Cleveland, O.; children: Eleanor Crehore,
Caroline Cunningham. Ass't prof, physics 1893; prot.
applied electricity since 1904, Cornell Univ.; asso.
editor Physical Review, 1894, mn'g editor, 1913; past
gen sec. A.A.A.S. ; mem. various soes. and contb r to
their proceeding's and to scientific journals. Mem.
Jury of Awards, Dept. of Electricity, La. Purchase
Exri'n 1904; mem. Internat. Electrotechnical Comm n,
1913 'Author: Principles of . the Transformer; Direct
and Alternating Current Manual. Joint author: Al-
ternating Currents; Laboratory Manual of Physics.
Best known for his investigations into alternating
electric currents. Address: Ithaca, N. Y.
BEDFORD, EDWARD THOMAS

Captitalist; b. Brooklyn. IN. Y., Feb. 19, 1S49; s. Fred-
erick T. and Mary Ann Elizabeth (Pace) Bedford; ed.
public schs., Maplegrove Acad., Westport, Conn.; m.
N Y, Dec. 1871, Mary A. Dingee; children: Charles E.,
Frederick R., Mary E., Emily H., Gracia M. Pres. and
dir Corn Products Refining Co., Bedford Petroleum
Co' of Paris, France; Colonial Oil Co., N. J.; Self-
winding Clock Co.; trustee Title Guarantee & Trust
Co dir. Thompson-Starrett Co. Clubs: Riding' and
Driving, Parkway Driving, Bridgeport Y/acht, Black
Rock Harbor, Hokanum Golf. Address: 17 Battery
PI, N. Y. City.
BEEBE, CHARLES WILLIAM

Ornithologist; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 29, 1877; s.
Charles and Henrietta Marie (Younglove) Beebe; ed.
High Sch E Orange, N. J., and Columbia Univ., 1896-
1899; m. "The Oaks," Clarkton, Va, Aug 6, 1902, Mary
Blair Rice. Curator of ornithology, N. Y. Zool. Park
since 1899. Made scientific expd'ns to Nova Scotia,
Va Fla, Mexico and Venezuela, British Guiana, India,
Borneo, China and Japan. Fellow Am. Ornithologists'
Union, N. Y. Linnsean Soc; fellow N. Y. Zool. Soc;
fellow N Y. Acad. Science, A.A.A.S.; corr. mem. Lon-
don Zool. Soc. Author: Two Bird-Lovers in Mexico
(Houghton, Mifflin); The Bird (Henry Holt); The Log
of the Sun (Henry Holt); Our Search for a Wilder-
ness (Henry Holt). Contb'r to various magazines and
scientific publications. Address: N. Y r . Zool. Park,
N. Y. City.

BEEBE, FRANK

Physician; b. Fonda, Montgomery Co., X. Y.. Aug. 4,
isr, I; s. Thomas N. and Elizabeth (Jones) Beebe; grad.
Albany Med. Coll., M.D., 1881; m. Ephratah, Fulton Co.,
N Y., 1S7S, Laura M. Smith; children: Jennie E. (now
Mrs Cady), b. 1879; George Warren Beebe, M.D., b.
18S2. Since 18S1 engaged in gen. practice as physician
and surgeon at Johnstown, N. Y. Mayor City of Johns-
town, 1908-1909. Democrat. Mem. Med. Soc. State of
N. Y., Fulton Co. Med. Soc. Club: Lotos (Johnstown.
N. Y.). Address: Johnstown, Fulton Co., N. Y.

BEEKMAN, CHARLES K.

Lawyer; b. Milburn, N. J., 1S6S; s. William B. and
Alice Beekman; grad. Columbia Univ., A.B., 1SS9, LL.B.,
1S92; unmarried. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1891; mem.
firm Beekman, Menken & Griscom. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of X. Y.. Delta Psi fraternity. Clubs: Manhattan,
Union. University, Racquet and Tennis, St. Anthony,
Knickerbocker. Address 52 William St., N. Y. City.

BEEMER, JAMES GAGE

Pres. Chestnut Ridge White Brick Co..; b. Hamilton,
Out., Jan. 10. 1849; s. Levi and Eliza (Gage) Beemer;
ed. Hamilton Grammar ami High Sch.; m. Detroit.
Mich., Margaret I.. Barclay. Former pres. Chestnut
Pidge R'y Co.; pres. Hand-in-Hand Supply Co.: for
13 years pres. Industrial Christian Alliance (X. Y.



City); stockholder in various corp'ns. Independent
in politics. Presby'n. Mem. Sons of Revolution; pres.
B'd of Trustee^ Y. W. C. A., Yonkers; life mem. Am.
Bible Soc, N. Y. State Hist. Soc; trustee Y. M. C. A.,
Yonkers; former mem. Yonkers B'd of Ed'n and St.
John's Riverside Hosp.; Internat. Peace Forum. Club:
Economic. Residence: Ridgemont, Yonkers, N. Y.
Address: 121 W. 42d St., N. Y. City.

BEER, GEORGE LOUIS

Historical writer; 'b. S. I., N. Y., July 26, 1872; s.
Julius and Sophia Beer; grad. Columbia Univ., A.B.,
1892, A.M., 1893; lecturer in history, Columbia Univ.,
1894-1897; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 11, 1896, Edith Cecelia
Hellman; one d., Eleanor Frances, b. Oct. 4, 1902. In
wholesale business, importing tobacco from Cuba.
1893-1903; engaged in research work in London on
English colonial policy, 1903-1905 and 1909. Occa-
sional contributor to Polit. Science Quarterly, The
Critic, Putnam's, etc. Author: Commercial Policy of
England Toward the American Colonies, 1893 (Colum-
bia Univ.); Cromwell's Policy in its Economic Aspects,
1902; British Colonial Policy, 1754-1765, 1907 (Mac-
millan); Origins of British Colonial System, 1578-
1600, 1908 (Macmillan); The Old Colonial System, 1660-
1754 (Part 1 in 2 vols.), 1912 (Macmillan). The last
four volumes were awarded in 1913 first Loubat Prize
of $1,000 as the best work written in the English
language during the preceding five years on the his-
tory, geography, archEeology and ethnology of North
America. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n, Am. Econ. Soc, Am.
Acad. Polit. and Social Science, Acad. Polit. Science,
Virginia Hist. Soc, Polit. Science Ass'n. Trustee
Jewish Protectory and Aid Soc. Clubs: Columbia
Univ., Faculty (Columbia Univ.), Century Country,
American Univeisities (London, England), Royal So-
cieties (London, England). Address: 329 W. 71st
St., N. Y. City.

BEERS, CLIFFORD WHITTINGHAM

Social worker; b. New Haven, Conn., March 30,
1876; s. Robert Anthony and Ida (Cooke) Beers; grad.
Sheffield Scientific Sch., Yale Univ., Ph. B., 1897; m.
Clara Louise Jepson of New Haven. In commercial
business in N. Y. 1898-1900. 1904-1905. Organizer and
sec. Nat. Com. for Mental Hygiene (founded 1909);
organizer and exec sec. Conn. Soc. for Mental Hy-
giene, the first agency of its kind established. Au-
thor: A Mind That Found Itself (autobiography), the
publication which led to founding the above men-
tioned sees. Writer on topics relating to mental hy-
giene and care and treatment of insane, including The
Value of Social Service as an Agency in the Preven-
tion of Nervous and Mental Disorders; A Society for
Mental Hygiene as an Agency for Social Service and
Education; Opportunities for Nurses in the Field of
Mental Hygiene; The Necessity for Organized Work
in the Conservation of Mental Health; The Need and
Value of Recreation, Play and Diversional Occupation
Among the Insane; What a Society for Mental Hy-
giene Can Do for the Individual and the Community.
Clubs: Graduates (New Haven). Yale (New Y'ork),
Berzelius Society (Y'ale University). Address: 50
Union Sq., N. Y. City.

BEERS, LUCIUS HART

Lawyer: b. N. Y. City; grad. Columbia Univ.. A.B.,
1881, LL.B., 18S3. Mem. law firm Lord, Day & Lord.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Sons of Revolution.
Clubs: Century, University, Columbia University.
Columbia Alumni. Down Town. Residence: 120 E.
39th St. Address: 49 Wall St., N. Y. City.

BELASCO, DAVID

Manager, playwright; b. San Francisco, Calif., July
25, 1859; s. Humphrey and P.ena (Martin) Belasco,
both natives of England; early ed'n under Catholic
priest at Vancouver, B.C.; grad. Lincoln Coll., Calif..
1S75. Early showed a predilection for the stage; stage
mg'r Baldwin Theatre, San Francisco, 1S78, and later
stage mg'r Grand Opera House and Metropolitan
Theatre. San Francisco; during this time also drama-
tizing novels, adapting foreign plays, and doing orig-
inal work; . . i n i . lOast, INMI, and took charge of pro-
ductions of Mallnry Bros, at Madison Square Theatre;
went with Frohman. 1SS7; was mg'r Mrs. Carter in
his own version of Barton & Simon's Zaza; mg'r and
prop'r Republic Theatre from 1902; mg'r and prop'r
Belasco Theatre. 190S. Author of plays: May Blos-
som, La Belle Russe, Valerie. Hearts of Oak. Heart
of Maryland, Lord Chumley, The Highest Bidder, Zaza,
Naughtv Anthony, Madame Butterfly, Madame Du
Barry, The Girl of the Golden West, The Return of
Peter Grimm; and co-author of The Darling of the
Gods Sweet Kitty Bellaires, Adrea. The Charity Ball,
The Wife, Men and Women, and The Girl I Left
Behind Me, and other plays recently produced: The
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The Concert, Years of Discretion, A Temperamental
Journey, a revival of The Auctioneer, and The Man
Inside. Address: Belasco Theatre, N. V. City.

BELCHER, ROBERT WALDO

Sec. Nat. Civil Service ReforTi League and Civil
Service Reform Ass'n; b. Newark Valley, X. Y., March
14, 18x3; s. J. Waldo and Mar\ \ (Kvanl Ihdrn.T .
attended Phillips-Exeter Acad., L900-1902; Harvard
Univ., A.B., 1905; m. N. Weymouth, Mass., June 18,
1913, E. Marie Rodebaugh. Instr. in history and civil
gov't, Newton High Sch Newtonville, Mass., 1905-
1907; E Orange Hiirh Sc'h., 1907-190S; Horace -Main
Sch., N. Y. City, 1008-1010; ass't sec. CivdJ Service Re-
form Ass'n, and Nat. Civil Service Reform League,
1010-1912; sec. since Sept. 1012. Residence: 469 East-
ern Parkway, Brooklyn. Address: 70. Wall St., N.
Y. City.

BELDEN, EAUMAN LOWE

Director Am. Numismatic Soc; b.. Brooklyn, N. Y.,
Nov. 23, 1S62; s. Robert Howell and Cornelia Eliza-
beth (Lowe) Belden; ed. New Brunswick, N. J.; m.
Feb. 24, 1S97, Corinne Crittenden; one d. Corinne Crit-
tenden, b. Feb. 16, 1S9S. Mf'r of leather, Newark, N>.
J., 1SS0-1SS5; U. S. Custom House, N. Y. 18S6-1908;
librarian of Am. Numismatic Soc. lsoj-lsnii; sec, 1896-
1902, and since 1905; dir. since Jan. 1, 1909. Demo-
crat; Christian Scientist, item. S. A. R. (N. J. Soc).
Residence: S47 Jersey Av., Elizabeth, N. J. Address:
156th St., W. of B'way, N. Y. City.

BELDING, MILO MERRICK

-Merchant; b. Ashfleld, Mass., April 3, 1S33; s. Hiram
and Mary (Wilson) Belding; ed. Shelburne' Falls
(.Mass.) Acad.; m. April 1, 1S56, Emily C. Leonard, of
Ashfleld, Mass.; one son, Milo Merrick Belding, Jr.,
b. April 14, 1S65. Began as boy to sell sewing silks
on small scale, and later engaged in other commer-
cial lines; in 1SU3, with 'brothers, established a silk
house in Chicago, and in 1S64 one in N. Y. City, from
which has grown Belding Bros. & Co., with great
plants at Northampton, Mass., Belding, Mich., and
Rockville, Conn., of which is treas. ; also dir. In-
ternat. Salt Co., Broadway Trust Co., Internat. Pulp
Co., Genesee & Wyoming It. R. Co., Retsof Refining
Co., and many others. Republican. Mem. Chamber of
Commerce, Am. Geog. Soc, Sons of Revolution, Soc.
Founders and Patriots of America. Club: New York.
Residence: 10 W. 72d St., N. Y. City. Address: 902
Broadway, N. Y. City.

BELDING, MILO MERRICK, JR.

Merchant; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., April 14, 1S05; s. Milo
Merrick and Emily C. (Leonard) Belding; ed. Adelphi
Acad., prepared for Harvard with private tutor; m.
Brooklyn, Feb. 9, 1S87, 'Annie Kirk. Pres. and dir.
Belding Bros. & Co.; v.-p. and dir. Broadway Trust
Co., Internat. Salt Co., Genesee & Wyoming R. R.;
treas. and dir. Internat. Pulp Co., Oswegatchie Light
& Power Co., U. S. Pulp Co.; dir. Irving National
Bank, Retsof Mining Co., Avery Salt Co., Belding Sav-
ings Bank, Greater N. Y. 'Savings Bank, and many
other corp'ns. Republican. Mem. Chamber of Com-
merce, Sons of Revolution, Soc. Founders and Patriots
of America, Am. Geog. Soc. Clubs: Union League,
New York, Manhattan, N. Y. Athletic, Automobile of
America, Aero of America, Aldine, Crescent Athletic,
Marine and Field, Glenwood Country, Boston Athletic.
Address: 58 Central Park S., N. Y. City.

BELKNAP, EMMET

Sup't of Schools; b. Unadilla, N. Y., Sept. 23, 1S55;
s. Eli C. and Caroline (Eells) Belknap; ed. Unadilla
(N. Y.) public sch. and acad. ; Marietta (Ohio) Acad,
and Marietta Coll., A.B. (classical honor Phi Beta
Kappa), 1880, A.M., 18S3; m. McConnellsville, Ohio,
Aug. 16, 1881, Kate Love Conklin; one d., Mary Conk-
lin Belknap, b. May 13, 18S3. Principal, Unadilla
Acad., Sept., 1SS0, June 1SS5; conducted teachers' in-
stitutes, June, 18S6, Jan., 1887; prin. and sup't pub-
lic schs., Whitehall, N. Y., Sept., 18S7, July, 1889; sup't
schs., Lockport, N. Y., since Sept., 1SS9. Episcopalian.
Mem. State and Nat. Edn'l Ass'ns, Delta Upsilon (coll.
fraternity). Address: 247 East Av., Lockport, N. Y.

BELKNAP, WALDRON PHOENIX

Director Albert B. Ashforth, Inc.; b. N. Y. City, Feb.
8, 1S73; s. Robert Lenox and Mary Phoenix (Remsen)
Belknap; ed. Lawrenceville Sch. and Cornell Univ.;
m Galveston, Tex., April 21, 1S0S, Ray Sealy Hutch-
ings; one son, Waldron P., Jr. Dir. Advertising Corp'n
of America; pres. and dir. Richmond Co. Countrv Club
Real Estate Co. Served in Squadron A, N.G.N.Y.. 1S95-
1900. Presby'n: trustee and treas. B'd Presby'n Ch.
on University PI.; on B'd of Mg'rs of Am. Bible Soc.
Mem. Psi Upsilon fraternity, Soc. of the Cincinnati,
Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution; pres. Alumni



Ass'n of Lawrenceville Sch. Clubs: Richmond Co.
Country. Down Town Ass'n, Cornel] Univ. Residence:
112 E. 80th St. Address: 10 E. 33d St., N. Y. City.

BELL, BERTRAND FAUGERES

Retired contractor; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 28 ls77; s.




uuie, in. i., ana ne uoaiDusn, i-iUuuingtonville, N.
Y Address: care Farmers' Loan & Trust Co. 22 Will-
iam St., N. Y. City.



BELL, CLARK

Lawyer, editor; b. Brownsville, Jefferson Co., N. Y.,
Mar. 1.2, 1S32; s. Philander F. and Sylvia (Jones) Bell;
ed. Franklin Acad. (LL.D. Taylor Univ., Ind., and
Rutherford Coll. N. C); m. Sept. 8, 1857, Helene S.
Taylor. Admitted to bar, Rochester, N. Y., 1853; prac-
tised at Hammondsport, N. Y., 1853-1861; Bath, N. Y.
1861-1864; N. Y. City since 1S64. Attorney for Union
Pacific R'y, 1S04, and drew the act and had charge
of the legislation which passed Congress to aid its
constr'n; att'y for Pacific Mail S. S. Co. Pres. Medico-
Legal Soc, 14 terms; founder Internat. Congress on
Tuberculosis (honorary pres., St. Louis, 1904, treas.
and sec council of Congress, N. Y. City, 1906) ; dele-
gate from Gov't of U. S. to Internat. Med. Congress,
Paris, 1900, and Lisbon, 1900. Editor and publisher
since 18S3, of Medico-Legal Journal (which completed
its 3rd decade, June, 1913). Editor Medico-Legal
Papers, 3 vols.; Bulletin American Congress on Tuber-
culosis, 4 vols.; Proceedings Medico-Legal Congress
of 19O0-1902 and 1S95 and 1906. Author: Bell's
Medico-Legal Studies, S vols.; Spiritism, Telepathy
and Hypnotism; History of the Supreme Court of the
States and Provinces (New York and 15 other States)
2 vols.; Longevity The Relation of Old Age to Use-
ful Work; also various other publications; hon. mem.
Soc. di Freniatra of Italy, Anthropology of France,
Medico-Psychologique, Paris. Hon. mem. Medico-
Legal Soc. of France, Belgium, London, Mass., Rhode
Island Conn., Chicago, Phila., and Denver; soc. of
Mental Medicine, of the Netherlands, Soc. of Anthro-
pology of Belgium. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. County
Lawyers Ass'n; mem. Internat. Congress on Tuber-
culosis. Clubs: Union League, N. Y. Press. Resi-
dence: 102 W. 84th St. Address: 39 Broadwav N
Y. City.

BELL, EDWARD A.

Artist; 'b. N. Y. City, Dec, 1S62; s. George and Hen-
rietta (Pfaeffle) Bell; ed. Nat. Acad. Design and Art
Students' League, N. Y. City; Royal Acad., Munich,
Bavaria (silver medal); m. Peconic, L. I., April, 1903,
Julia F. Overton. Awarded Hallgarten Prize, Nat.
Acad, of Design, 1S93; silver medal, Internat. Exp'n,
Paris, 18S9; medal, Boston Mechanics Exb'n; silver
medal, Buffalo Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1901; silver medal, La.
Purchase Exp'n, 1904. Mem. Soc. Am. Artists; asso.
Nat. Acad, of Design. Club: Salmagundi. Address:
226 W. 59th St., N. Y. City.

BELL, EDWARD HAMILTON

Artist; b. London, England, Jan. 28, 1857; s. Robert
Courtenay and Clara (Poynter) Bell; ed. by private
tutors and Slade Sch. of Fine Arts, London; m. Cora
Glenn. Mem. Japan Soc. St. George's Soc. Clubs:
Players, Pilgrims, Junior Carlton (London). Address:
Players Club, N. Y. City.

BELL, FRANK AUSTIN

Attorney and counselor at law; b. New Richmond,
St. Croix County, Wis.: s. Robert and Mary Elizabeth
(Austin) Bell; grad. Cornell Univ., A.B.. 1892; LL.B.,
1894; admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1894; began practise of
law at Spencer, N. Y., removed to Waverlv, N. Y.. in
1895; appt'd Special County Judge by Gov. Roose-
velt, and has since held same office under election
and re-election. Address: W'averly, N. Y.



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



BELL, FRANK ROSS

Publisher, editor, lecturer; b. Hamilton, Bermuda

Islands Aug 2, 1871; s. Ebenezer and Eupl i

(You n't?') Bell: descendant of one of the oldest I
tiles of Bermuda, and of Philip Bell, one of first govs,
of Bermuda; ed. private aoajfl In Bermuda, spl courses
in commercial law and higher business ethics, ac-
counting and mng'mt. In steamship business, Bei -
muda, until 1902, moved to N. Y., and since been con-
nected with wholesale stationery, printing, publish-
ing and advertising business. Publisher and editor.
Beautiful Bermuda; lectured on Bermuda. Prop r Bell
Publishing Co.; mg'r N. Y. office Bermuda Tourist
Bureau; sec. treas. and dir. Bermuda 'lourist and Ad-
vertising Bureau. Recreations: Walking, tennis.
singing Residence: 23S Franklin Av .Hasbrouck
Heights, N. J. Address: 1180 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BELL, GEORGE HENRY

Manufacturer, inventor surgical instruments; b.
HammondspoTt, N. Y May 21, 1S53; s. Philander F.
and Sylvia Bell; attended Normal Coll., took scientific
course at Cortland, N. Y.; m. N. Y City, Dec. 24, 1879,
Hattie Louise Hopper; one d.: Florence Louise, b.
May IS, 1SS3. Interested in and liberal contb r to
Scientific Research; inventor and mf'r of instruments
for treatment of eye, ear, nose and throat, in gen. use
in U S. and Can.; has given instruments liberally to
poor and hosps. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. many
goes, and clubs. Residence: 771 E. ISth St.. Flatbush,
N. Y. Address: 27-47 S. 9th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
BELL, GEORGE HUSTON

Physician; b. Mt. Sidney, Va, of Scotch ancestry
who settled in Virginia in 17th century; s. Dr. Will-
iam (surgeon in Confederate Army) and Lavma (Hus-
ton) Bell; ed. Augusta Mil. Inst., Univ. of Virginia,
MD, 1S96. Located in N. Y. City 1897; interne and
house surgeon N. Y. Ear and Eye Infirmary for eigh-
teen months; inst'r ophthalmology N. Y. University
and Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll.; ass't surgeon NY. Eye
and Ear Infirmary. Mem. N. Y. County Med. Soc N.
Y Co Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Ass n, Am Med
\ss'n Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, N. Y. Ophthalmological
Soc, Am. Ophthalmological Soc, fellow N. Y. Acad.
Medicine. Mem. Southern Soc. Alumni Ass n of Phi



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