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Mem. Inst, of Accountants and Actuaries, Glasgow;
fellow Chartered Inst, of Secretaries, London; Am.
Ass n of (Public Accountants; mem. Inst, of Chartered
Accountants, Montreal, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatche-
wan and British Columbia. Certified Public Account-
ant of State of Ohio, 111., Mo. and Minn. Mem. Met
Museum of Art, Am. Museum of Natural History the
Am. Geog. Soc, Hort. Soc. of N. Y., Acad. Polit. ana
Social Science, Am. Economic Ass'n, Merchants Ass'n
of N. Y., Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow; Orknev ana
Shetland Ass'n, St. Andrew's Soc. of N. Y. (ex-mg'r)
The Pilgrims of N. Y. Clubs: Metropolitan, Down Town,
City Mid-Day (N. Y. and Chicago) ; Nassau Countrv,
Piping Rock, Minneapolis, Albany (Toronto): New
(Glasgow). Residence, Wyoming Apartments, 853
Seventh Av. Address: 79 Wall St., N. Y. Citv and
Pinners Hall, Old Broad St., London, Eng.

MASON, ALEXANDER TAYLOR

Lawyer; b. Westerly, R. I., June 15, 1859- s Rev
Arthur and Amelia C. (Taylor) Mason; grad. Trinity
Coll., Hartford, Conn., A.B. (with honors in mental,
moral and political philosophy), 18S1, A.M., 1884- Co-
lumbia Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1S83; m. June 15 lftl2
Susanne MdKee Lee. Admitted to N. Y. Bar'lS83 :
mn'g clerk firm of Root & Strong, 18S5-1S86- mem'
firm of Daly, Hoyt & Mason since 1887. Municipai
civil service comm'r of City of N. Y., 1898-1902- dep-
uty att'y gen. State of N. Y., 1905-1906; mem. Greater
N. Y. Charter Revision Comm'n, 1900. Delegate to
Rep. Nat. Conv. of 1904; chm'n Law Com., Rep. County
Com., 1906. Ex-capt. Company C Sth Reg't, N. G N Y
Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar Citv of N. Y., N Y
County Bar Ass'n, Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur.
Patron Metropolitan Museum of Art; mem. of cor-
poration of Five Points House of Industry; pres Al-
liance iFrangaise <?e New York, 1905-1910; first v.-p. of
Federation of French Alliances in U. S. and Canada.
Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Civil Service Reform Ass'n
Clubs: University, Century, Down Town Ass'n, Re-
publican of City of N. Y. Residence: 640 Madison Av.
Address: 15 William St., N. Y. City.

MASON, ALFRED BISHOP

Author, lawyer, railroad builder, broker; b. Bridge-
port, Conn., Feb. 23, 1851; s. Hon. R. B. Mason (Mayor
of Chicago, 1870-1872) and Harriet Lavinia (Hopkins)
Mason; descendant Capt. Arnold Mason, Revolutionary
Army, and Stephen Hopkins, signer of Declaration of
Independence; grad. Yale Univ A.B., 1871 (Phi Beta
Kappa Soc), A.M., 1N74: m. 1872, Marv Elizabeth Mur-
doch (died 1912); one son: Macdonald, b. 1883. Edi-
torial writer Chicago Tribune, 1872; mem. Chicago
B'd of Ed'n, 1877; admitted to U. S. Supreme Court
bar, 1878; v.-p. Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West R.R..
Florida. 18S3-1889; v.-p. Am. Cotton Oil Co., 1892; pres.
Vera Cruz & Pacific R.R., Mexico, 1898-1902; pres.
Cauca R.R., Columbia, S. Am., 1905-1907. Author:
Primer of Political Economy (12 editions). Von Hoist's
Constitutional History of the United States and Con-
stitutional Law of the United States (translated and
edited); Tom Strong, Washington's Scout; Tom Strong,
Boy Captain; Articles in Lalor's Encyclopedia of Po-



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litical Economy, Century, Atlantic Monthly (London),
Fortnightly Review, etc. Democrat, e'nni'n Finance
Com. N. Y. Civil Service Reform Ass'n. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Tuxedo, VaU-, Manhattan Single Tax (pres.).
Residence: University Club. Address; 6 Wall St., N.
T City.

MASON, ARTHUR EUGENE

Banker; b. Fort Ann, X. V., Nov. S, 1S6S; s. Eugene
S. and Catherine (Barrett) Mason; ed. in public sen.
and Glens Falls Acad., Glens Falls, X. V.; m. Sept. 29,
1891, Lillian Crandell; children: Stuart C, b. July 30.
1S9S, Thomas Irwin, b. Auk. 9, 1904. Began banking-
business, ISM, with First Nat. Bank of Glens Falls,
working up to head bookkeeper; after serving about
20 years there in different capacities took present
position as cashier of the Glens Falls Trust Co., of
which is also treas. and a dir. ; treas. and dir. Gifford



Glens Falls, N. Y. Trustee Crandall .Free library,
Glens Falls; mem. Commercial Ass'n, Nat. Geog. Soc. ;
Senate Lodge, F. and A. M., Glens Falls Chapter,
R. A. M., Washington Commandery, K. T., Oriental
Temple, Mystic Shrine, B. P. O. B., Philip Livingston
Chapter Sons of Revolution. Recreations: Yachting,
automobiling, billiards. Clubs: Masonic, Elks, Coun-
try, Glens Falls, Glens Falls Auto. Address (sum-
mer): Lake George Assembly. X. Y. Address: 27S Glen
St., Glens Falls, N. Y.

MASON, CAROLINE ATWATER

Author; b. Providence, R. I., July In. 1853; d. Stephen
and Mary (Weaver) Atwater; ed. Friends Boarding
Schools and in Germany; m. Rochester, May 29, 1S77,
John H. Mason; children: Mary Atwater, Ruth Little.
Author: A Titled Maiden; A Minister of the World;
The Minister of Carthage; Holt of Heathfield; A Lily
of France; The Little Green God; The Quiet King; The
White Shield; A Woman of Yesterday; The Binding of
the Strong; The Spell of Italy; The Spell of France.
Address: 213 Culver Road, Rochester, N. Y.

MASON, CASSETY E.

Educator; b. Florence, Ala.; d. Joseph D., M.D., and
Eliza M. (Bigelow) Mason; grad. M. C. F. Collegiate
Inst., Jackson, Tenn., Hon. LL.M., 1895; sp'l work
several colls, and Europe. Made several surveys in
foreign countries. Principal St. James Hall (diocesan
sch. of Episcopal Ch. of W. Tenn.), 1891; Brooke Hall
Sem., Media, Pa., 1832-1895; founded, 1895, and has
since been principal Miss Mason's sch., The Castle,
Tarrytown-on-Hudson, N. Y. Episcopalian. Mem.
Am. Acad. Polit. & Social Science, N. E. Soc, D. A. R
Xat. Municipal League; pres. Internat. Council for
Patriotic Service; mem. Daughters of Confederacy;
Nat. Civic Federation. Clubs: Sorosis, Barnard, Ly-
ceum (London). Address: Miss Mason's Sch., Tarry-
town-on-Hudson, N. Y.

MASON, DANIEL GREGORY

Musician, composer, author, lecturer; b. Brookline,
Mass., Nov. 20, 1873; s. Henry and Helen Augusta
(Palmer) Mason; grad. Harvard Univ., 1895; m. N. Y.
City, Oct. 8, 1904, Mary Lord Taintor Mason. Ass't
prof, of music at Columbia Univ. Composer of cham-
ber music, piano pieces, various songs, etc. Author:
From Grieg to Brahms; Beethoven and His Forerun-
ners; The Romantic Composers, etc. Address: Care
The Macmillan Company, 66 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

MASON, FRANCIS

Civil eng'r; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 13, 1873; e. Al-
bert and Elizabeth Ann ( Frothingham) Mason; grad.
Harvard Univ., A.B., class 1896 (cum laude) ; Colum-
bia Univ., C.E., 1898; m. Albany, N. Y'., Sept. 27. 1902,
Helen Tremain Martin; children: Harding Tremain. b.
1903; Thomas Frothingham, b. 1907. Traveled abroad
six months; 4 years on construction work in eng'ring
dep't of N. Y. Central & Hudson River R.R. Co. as
ass't eng'r; 7 years with Pa. R.R., on construction of
tunnels in N. Y. and under East River, as resident
eng'r; since th^n pres. contracting co. of Mason, Hil-
ton & Co. Mem. Am. Soc. of Civil Eng'rs, Harvard
Eng'ring Soc. of N. Y. (pres. 1911-1912); Ass'n of Har-
vard Eng'rs. Clubs: Harvard, Railroad (N. Y.). Resi-
dence: 1125 Madison Av. Address: 17 Battery PI.,
N. Y. City.

MASON, HERBERT DELAVAN

Lawyer; b. East Swanzey, N. H., Nov. 2, 1S78; s.
Herbert W. and Abbie Frances (Alexander) Mason;
grad. Cornell Univ., L.L.B., 1900: m. June 18, 1910,
Maud Louise, d. Alfred M. and Jane (Hollis) Richard-
son, of Boston, Mass. Associated with Hornblower,
Bvrne, Miller & Potter, lawyers, N. Y. City, 1902-
1905; mem. firm of Ivins, Mason, Wolff & Huguet,
lawyers, N. Y. City, since 1905. N. Y. State Civil



Service Examiner, 1902; assisted as counsel in gen.

investigation of N. Y. City and Brooklyn trac

conditions by N. Y. Public Service Comm'n, First
hist., 1907. Author: Part II. ("Rural Law') of The
Farmer's Business Handbook, in Rural Science Ser-
ies, edited by Prof. Liberty Hyde Bailey 1903, (Mac-
millan); Mason on Highways, four editions, 1902-
1905; Joint author Mason & Huguet's Supplement to
Brightley's N. Y. Digest, 1896-1906; Ivins & Mason
on "Control of Public Utilities," 1908. Of the last
mentioned work a leading law periodical (Green
Bag, April, 1909) said: "If an effort is ever made by
any state legislature to draft a model statute pro-
viding fur the regulation of public utilities, the ma-
terials collected by Messrs. Ivins & Mason will be
ready at hand for carrying out that undertaking. It
has all the merit of the statute and more besides.
And the New York Times commenting editorially
upon the work said: "Tne appearance of such a
book is as noteworthy an event as the passage of
the Public Service Commissions Law Itself." Trustee
Cornell Univ. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of New Y'ork,
Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Hist. Soc, Fidelity Lodge
of Masons (Ithaca, N. Y.), New Hampshire Soc. of
City of N. Y. Clubs: Cornell University, (mem. Bd.
of Gov's., v.-p), (N. Y. City); Town and Gown, Crafts-
men's (Ithaca). Address: 27 William St., N. Y. City.

MASQUERAY, EMMANUEL L.

Architect; b. Dieppe, France, 1861; ed. Ecole des
Beaux Arts, Paris; awarded the Prix Deschaumes,
1S79, and by institute of France, Paris Prix Chau-
deraigues, 1S90; gold medal, Salon of 1883, Paris.
Founded "Atelier-Masqueray" for study of architec-
ture 1883; chief of design, La. Purchase Exp'n. 19'>1-
1904; buildings erected there being Transportation
Palace, Agriculture Palace. Horticulture Palace, Fish-
eries and Forestry Palace, The Cascades Colonade of
States and Pavilion, Louisiana Purchase Monument,
twelve bridges, and all the decorative architecture
in the grounds; among other works are the Long
Island Coll. Hosp., (associated With D. E. Waid),
Cathedrals at Wichita (Kansas), Dubuque (Iowa),
dral of Minneapolis, Minn., now in course of erection.
Cathedrals at Wichita (Kansas), Dubuque (Iowa),
Sioux Falls (S. D.), also Coll. bldgs. at St. Paul
(Minn.), and Dubuque (Iowa). Charter mem. Soc. of
Beaux Arts, Architects, N. Y. City, Architectural
League of N. Y., N. Y. Chapter Am. Inst, of Archi-
tects. Clubs: Century, Players, National Arts (N.
Y. City), St. Louis (St. Louis), Minnesota Town and
Country (St. Paul, Minn.). Address: 225 Fifth Av.,
N. Y. City.

MASSECAR, FREDERICK HERBERT

Physician; b. Waterford, Ont., Can.; s. Walker and
Mary (Chart) Massecar; ed. Waterford public school,
Simcoe Model School, Ontario Coll. of Pharmacy, To-
ronto, Univ. City of N. Y., M.D. Democrat; Baptist;
mem. N. Y. Co. Med. Soc, N. Y'. State Med. Soc; mem.
Canadian Camp, Canadian Club, Canadian Soc, Del-
aware Vallev Ass'n. Address: 52 W. 130th St., N. Y.
City.

MASSEE, W. WELLINGTON

Educator; b. Modena, Wis., Aug. 1S74; s. Rev. Wil-
liam and Laura Jane (Davenport) Massee; grad. Univ.
of Minnesota. Litt.B., 1901; Columbia Univ., A.M., 1903;
Christian Coll., Ph.D., 1908; m. St. Paul, Minn., 1905,
Florence Magraw. Teacher and headmaster Coll.
Prep. Sch., since 1901; pres. Massee County Sch., 1st
Serg. U. S. Vol. Signal Corps, Cuba and Porto Rico,
Spanish-Am. War. Methodist. Mem. Sigma Alpha
Epsilon fraternity; v.-p. Am. Playgoers; mem. Exec.
Com. Am. Sch. Masters Ass'n, mem. Geog. Soc. Lec-
turer on Gecg. and literature, N. Y. City B'd of Ed'n.
Author: Best of Oscar Wilde (Brentanos), Modern
Dramatists (Brentanos), How to Study Shakespeare
(Hinds & Noble), How to Teach English. Recrea-
tion: Riding. Club: Nat. Arts. Residence: Lawrence
Park, Bronxville, N. Y. Address: 501 Fifth Av., N. Y.
City.

MASSON, THOMAS LANSING (Tom Masson)

Managing editor of Life since 1894; b. Essex, Conn.,
July 21, 1866; s. Capt. Thomas L. (famous ship cap-
tain) and Malvina M. Masson; early boyhood spent
at sea; ed. public schools. New Haven, Conn.; m.
Hartford, Conn., Oct. 24, 1893, Fanny Zulette Good-
rich. Began business career in N. Y. City and St.
Louis up to 1885; began literary career there as news
editor of Am. Press Ass'n and contb'r to N. Y. Times;
afterwards, until 1S94, ass't mn'g editor and humor-
ous editor Am. Press Ass'n. Author: The Yankee
Navy, 1899, (Life Publishing Co.). Editor: Master-
pieces of American Humor, 1903 (Doubleday Page);
In Merry Measure. 1905 (Life Publishing Co.); A Cor-
ner in Women, 1905; The Von Blumers, 1906; The Humor



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of Love, 1906 (Moffat, Yard & Co.); The New Plato
(Moffat, Yard & Co.); Beat Stories in the World
(Doubleday, Page & Co.), 1913. Residence: 261 Ridge-
wood Av., Glen Ridge, N. J. Address: 17 W. 31st St.,
N. Y. City.

MASTEN, ARTHUR HAYNSWORTH

Lawyer; b. Cohoes, N. Y. Sept. 11, 1855; ed. Willis-
ton Sem., Easthampton, Mass., class 1872; Williams
Coll., class of 1876, A.B., A.M.; Columbia Law Sen.,
class 1879, LL.B. Ass't corp'n counsel N. Y. City,
1884-1886; mem. firm Masten & Nichols since Sept.
1886. Appt'd master in chancery U. S. Circuit Court,
1888. V.-p. and dir. Maclntyre Iron Co.; dir. Titanium
Alloy Mf'g Co.; Champlain & Sanford R. R. Co.,
Bridge Operating Co. Candidate for justice Supreme
Court on Judiciary Nominators' and Republican tick-
ets, 1896. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n (Bar City
of N. Y., Holland Soc. Clubs: Union, Metropolitan,
Century, Down Town, University, Williams Coll.
Residence: 56 E. 79th St. Address: 49 Wall St., N. Y.
City.

MASTICK, SEABURY CONE

Lawyer; b. San Francisco, Calif., July 19, 1871; s.
Seabury L. and Mary (Wood) Mastick; ed. in public
schools of Alameda, Calif., Hopkins Acad., Oakland,
Calif., Oberlin Coll., A.B., 1891, Oberlin Coll.. A.M.,
1894, Univ. of Calif., LL.B., 1894; student at Cornell
Univ., 1899 and 1908; sp'l student in chemistry, Co-
lumbia Univ., 1912; m. Irvington-on-Hudson N. Y.,
Oct. 1, 1896, Agnes E., d. Lucien C. and Keren (Os-
borne) Warner. Practised law three years in San
Francisco and since 1896 in N. Y. City; admitted to
practise in Supreme Court of U. S., 1896. Delegate
to numerous Republican conventions; alternate dele-
gate from N. Y. City to Nat. Rep. Conv'n in 1904.
Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Patent Law Ass'n of
Washington, D. C. Recreation: Farming. Mem. Cali-
fornia Soc, S. A. R., Knights Templar (Palestine
Commanders', N. Y.). Clubs: University, Chemists,
Lawyers (N. Y. City), Cosmos (Washington, D. C).
Residence: Bear Ridge Farm, Pleasantville, N. Y.
Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y. City.

MATHER, FRANK JEWETT, JR.

Educator; b. Deep River, Conn., July 6, 1868; s. Frank
Jewett and Caroline A. (Graves) Mather; attended
Morris Acad., Williams Coll., A.B., 1889; Johns Hop-
kins Univ., Ph.D., 1892; Univ. of Berlin, Ecole des
Haute Etudes, Paris; honorary Ph.D., Williams, 1913;
m. Summit, N. J., Feb. 23, 1905, Ellen Suydam Mills;
children: Margaret, b. 1906; Frank Jewett, b. 1911.
Instr. and ass't prof, in English and Roman languages,
Williams Coll., 1904-1910; editorial writer N. Y. Evening
Post, and ass't editor The Nation, 1900-1906; art critic
Evening Post, 1904-1906, 1909-1910. Author: Homer
Martin, and The Collectors, 1912; contb'r to magazines,
N. Y. City. Marquand prof, of art and archaeology,
Princeton Univ., since 1911. Independent Democrat.
Mem. Archeeol. Inst., Dante Soc, Delta Psi fraternity.
Recreations: Trout fishing and small yachting. Clubs:
Century, Authors, Nassau (Princeton). Residence: 342
Nassau St., Princeton, N. J.

MATHER, FREDERIC GREGORY

Journalist, author; b. Cleveland, O., Aug. 11, 1844; s.
Samuel Holmes (LL.D.) and Emily W. (Gregory)
Mather; on father's side descended from Richard
Mather, first of name to settle in America; four great-
grandfathers were officers, on the American side, in
Revolutionary War; grad. Dartmouth, 1867; studied
law, Cleveland, O., 1867-1870; m. 1st, 1871, Cornelia H.
Olcott; 2d, 18S0, Alice E. Yager; one d.: Cornelia Helen
(m. Evans S. Kellogg, of Syracuse, N. Y.). Editor-in-
chief Binghamton (N. Y.) Republican, 1874-1879; spe-
cial representative in Canada of U. S. Bureau of Ed'n,
1874-1875; editorial writer, Albany (N.Y.) Evening
Journal, 1879-1880; editor Albany Evening Journal Al-
manac, 1893; sp'l Albany corr. of several newspapers,
1880-1897. Edited and compiled: New YoTk in the Rev-
olution, 1898; Supplement to same, 1901; and has pre-
pared much original material relating to War of 1812.
Author: The Refugees of 1776 from Long Island to
Connecticut, 1913. Has written much for numerous
Journals, and over 200 articles for magazines (includ-
ing Harper's Monthly and Weekly, Lippincott's, North
American Review, Outing, Andover Review, Frank Les-
lie's Monthly and Illustrated Newspaper, Atlantic,
Popular Science Monthly, Magazine of American His-
tory, Princeton Review, Scientific American and St.
Nicholas); and cyclopaedias (including the Britannica,
Appleton's and Appleton's Biographical); beside mak-
ing several historical, political and genealogical com-
pilations among them being a chapter in Gen. James
Grant Wilson's Memorial History of N. Y. City, and
several chapters in Putilic Service of the State of N. Y.,



1883. His earlier magazine articles were illustrated by
himself. Mem. Sons of the Revolution in the State of
N. Y., Am. Forestry Ass'n, Am. Geog. Soc, Am. Copy-
right League, Soc. Am. Authors, Graduate Ass'n of
Alpha Delta Phi of Albany and Vicinity, Dartmouth
Alumni Ass'n of Conn., ex-treas. Am. Canoe Ass'n.
Mem. Ohio Soc, Albany Soc., Dartmouth Alumni Ass'n
(all of N.Y. City); Civic Federation, Scottish Soc, B'd
of Trade, N. Y. Hist. Soc, Conn. Hist. Soc, Suffolk Co.
(N. Y.) Hist. Soc, N. Y. Geneal. & Biog. Soc; pres.
Historical Soc. (Stamford, Conn.). Republican; Epis-
copalian; trustee St. John's Church House, Stamford,
Conn.; vestryman, St. John's Ch., Stamford, Conn. Clubs:
Dartmouth, Alpha Delta Phi (N. Y. City); ex-trustee
Fort Orange (AUbany, N. Y.); Suburban, dir. Yacht
(Stamford, Conn.). Residence: Stamford, Conn. Ad-
dress: 164 Fairfield Av., Stamford, Conn.

MATHESON, WILLIAM JOHN

Merchant, mf'g chemist; b. Elkhorn, Walworth
County, Wis.; s. Finlay and Anna Meigs (Lighthall)
Matheson; ed. St. Andrew's, Scotland; m. 1881, Harriet
Torrey; children: Mrs. Anna Matheson Wood, Hugh M.
Malcolm. Began business in 1876 as chemist in appli-
cation of coal tar dyes, forming connection with large
German firm of mf'rs of coal tar dyes, of which is now
Am. resident partner. Pres. and dir. Matheson Lead
Co., Five Hundred and Forty Park Av., Hoagland La-
boratory; v.-p. and dir. Corn Products Refining Co.,
trustee Title Guarantee & Trust Co.; dir. Bank of New
York (N. B. A.), Home Life Ins. Co., Cassella Color Co.,
Continental Ins. Co., Fidelity & Casualty Co., Gen.
Chemical Co., Read Phosphate Co., Wall St. Safe De-
posit Co., Am. Cotton Oil Co., Benzol Products Co.; pres.
;xnd dir. Cold Spring Harbor Biological Laboratory.
Clubs: Hamilton. Rembrandt, Century Ass'n, Down
Town, Metropolitan, Chemists, N. Y. Yacht, Seawan-
haka-Corinthian Yacht (N. Y. City); Huntington Coun-
try (Huntington, L. I.), Nassau Country (Glen Cove,
L. I.). Residences: Fort Hill, Lloyd Neck, Huntington,
L. I.; 540 Park Av., N. Y. City, and Cocoanut Grove,
Dade County, Fla. Address: 184 Front St., N. Y. City.

MATHEWS, CHARLES THOMPSON

Architect, author; b. Paris, France, March 31, 1863;
s. Charles Drelincourt and Rebecca (Thompson)
Mathews; direct descendant of Anthony Thompson,
who came to this country 1637; founded New Haven
with Messrs. Davenport and Eaton, and signed the
Colony Constitution June 4, 1639. A paternal ancestor
was Major Dirge Wesselse Ten Broeck, who came to
Beverwyck (now Albany, N. Y.), in 1662, was the first
recorder of the city in 1686, and mayor, 1696-1698; ed.
St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H., and in Paris and Nice,
France, Yale, A.B., 1886; A.M., 1892, Columbia School of
Mines, Ph.B., 1889. Studied architecture in Paris; ex-
hibited drawings at World's Columbian Exp'n, Chicago,
1893; won competition, in 1891, for remodeling Ch. of
the Holy Trinity, N. Y. City; introduced under the re-
quirements of the Building Dep't of N. Y. City, an inno-
vation in fireproof construction; in 1901 won competi-
tion for remodeling east end of St. Patrick's Cathe-
dral, N. Y. City, the competitors being architects from
France, England. Canada and America. Author: The
Renaissance Under the Valois, 1893; The Story of Archi-
tecture, 1896. The Renaissance was very favorably
reviewed tiy Brunetiere in the Revue des Deux Mondes;
received high commendation by the Minister of Public
Instruction in an official letter to the American am-
bassador. Residence: 30 W. 57th St. Address: 381
Fourth Av.. N. Y. City.

MATHEWS, FRANCES AYMAR

Author; b. N. Y. City; d. Daniel and Sara Eayres
(Webb) Mathews; ed. at home. Writer of novels,
plays, etc.; some translated into Norwegian, Spanish,
Italian, Portuguese, Russian and French. Auhor: My
Lady Peggy Leaves Town, 1913; Little Tragedy at
Tientsin; Christmas Honeymoon; Fanny of the 40
Frocks; The Little Brown House; Barbara; Up to Him
(play); The Prima Donna (play); Under the Mistletoe
(play); Stranger Passing By (play); Pink Cat (play).
Plays: Pretty Peggy; Joan d'Arc Episcopalian. Rec-
reations: Horses and travel. Address: 418 W. 118th
St., N. Y. City.

MATHEWS, JOHN ALEXANDER

Metallurgist; b. Washington, Pa., May 20, 1872; s.
William Johnston and Frances Sage (Pelletreau) Math-
ews; ed. Washington and Jefferson Coll., B S., 1893,
M.S., 1896, Sc.D. causa honoris, 1902; Columbia Univ.,
A.M., 1895, Ph.D., 189S; Royal Sch. of Mines. London,
Univ.; m. Columbus. Ohio, Jan 29, 1903, Florence Hos-
mer King; children: Margaret King, b. 1903, John A.,
Jr., b. 1908. Three years instr. chemistry, Columbia
Univ.; sometime univ. fellow in chemistry and Bar-
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Inst, of Great Britain; first recipient of Andrew
Carnegie Gold -Medal for Research by Iron and Steel
Inst. Honorary ass't to the late iProf. Sir W. C.
Roberts-Austen, at Royal School of Mines. In 1902,
left Columbia and 'became metallurgist to Crucible
Steel Co., of America; 1904-1908 was ass't mg'r Sander-
son Bros. Steel Co. July, 1008, became operating mg'r,
gen. supt. and a dir. of the Halcomb Steel Co. of Syra-
cuse, and 1913, its gen. mg'r. Thrice mem. U. S. Assay
Comm'n, 1900, 1905 and 1911. Has traveled extensively
in Europe, studying metallurgical processes and meth-
ods. Mem. Syracuse Lighting Com'n to investigate the
feasibility of using Niagara power in Syracuse and of
municipal ownership of lighting plants; v.-p. Chamber
of Commerce; dir. Mf'rs Ass'n; trustee Hosp. of the
Good Shepherd, Onondaga Provident Loan Ass'n. Au-
thor of many papers on chemical and metallurgical
subjects, and one of the special contb'rs on Steel to
Encyclopaedia Americana (1907 edit.). Republican;
Presby'n. Mem. Am. Chemical Soc, Am. Inst. Mining
Eng'rs, Am. Soc. for Testing Materials, Soc. Chem. In-
dustry, Iron and Steel Inst, of Great Britain; fellow
A.A.A.S.; mem. Phi Delta Theta, Sigma Xi., Phi Lambda
Upsilon. Recreation: Tennis. Clubs: Citizens, Univer-
sity, Syracuse Golf and Country; Engineers, Chemists
(N. Y. City). Address: 500 Comstock Av., Syracuse,
N. Y.

MATHEWSON, CHARLES FREDERICK

Lawyer; b. Barton, Vt., May 3, 1860; s. Azro B. and
Amelia (Sias) Mathewson; grad. Dartmouth Coll., A.B.,
1882 (valedictorian for first scholarship, with prize
awards in Greek, Latin, mathematics and oratory, and
Phi Beta Kappa); grad. Columbia Univ. Law Sch.,
LL.B., 1885; m. Dec. 8, 1S86, Jeanie Campbell Anderson,
d. Gen. Samuel J. Anderson, of Portland, Me.; one son:
Samuel Anderson, .b. 1887. Admitted to bar N. Y. City,
1885; since in continuous practice, largely in corpora-
tion law; mem. firm of Krauthoff, Harmon & Mathew-
son. Dir. Caledonian-American Ins. Co., N. Y. & Queens
Elec. Light & Power Co.. and New Mexico-Colo. Coal &
Mining Co. Mem. N. Y. Law Inst., Ass'n Bar City
of N. Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n. Re-
publican. Recreations: Golf, tennis, etc. Promi-
nently identified with college and amateur interests
and sports before and since graduation. Pres. Dart-
mouth Coll. Ass'n of N. Y., 1895-1897; alumni trustee
Dartmouth Coll., since 1894, having been thrice re-
elected; formerly pres. Met. Ass'n, Amateur Athletic
Union; mem. N. E. Soc, Vermont Soc. Clubs: Dart-
mouth (was first pres.), University (N. Y. City), Uni-
versity (Boston), Down Town Ass'n, Delta Kappa Ep-
silon, St. Andrew's Golf, Apawamis, Country (West-
chester), Automobile of America. Residence: 337 W.
S7th St. Address: 55 Wall St., N. Y. City.

MATHEWSON, DOUGLAS

Lawyer; pres. Borough of the Bronx; b. N. Y. City,
Jan. 27, 1870; s. Andrew J. and Jennie (Hardy)



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