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lies, daily newspapers and magazines, and asso. editor
of Trust and editor of Tom Nast's Weekly and Form
Magazine. Author: In Thraldom, A Psychological
Romance, The Bow-Legged Ghost and Other Stories,
Word Coinage. The Romance of Robert Fulton and
several other books. A serious student of Napoleon;
has a large Napoleon library. Independent Republi-
can. Mem. Authors' League of America, life mem.
Luther Burbank Soc. Club: Authors (London). Ad-
dress: Binghamton, N. Y.

MEAD, ROBERT G.

Lawyer; b. Ossining, N. Y., Aug. 29, 1871; s. Robert
G. and Harriet N. (Earle) Mead; ed. Friends' Sch.,
Providence, R. I., Williams Coll., A.B., 1893; N. Y. Law
Sch., LL.B.. 1900; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 9, 1898, Elizabeth



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y 'and; one d. : Theodora. Was three years

w ,i. Mortgage and Trust Co., 1895-1898; since

1! 00 i ga'ed in practise of law in N. Y. City; now
mem. 1 w Arm of Rounds, Hatch, Dillingham & Debe-
voise. f rved 5 years in 7th Reg't, N.G.N.Y. Mem.
Ass'n tar City of N. Y. Clubs: University, Down
Town Ass'n. Residence: 11 W. 11th St. Address:
62 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

MEAD, WILLIAM RUTHERFORD

Architect; b. Rrattleboro, Vt., Aug. 20, 1846; s. Dar-
ken Goldsmith and Mary Jane (Noyes) Mead; brother
of Larkin G. Mead, the sculptor, and brother-in-law
of William Dean Howells; ed. Amherst Coll., A.B., 1867,
LL.D., 1902. Student in architecture of Russell Stur-
gis, Jr., and 2 years abroad, since then practising in
N. Y. City as mem. firm of McKim, Mead & White, N.
Y City. Firm are the architects of Columbia Univ.,
N. Y. Univ., Univ. of Va., Boston Public Library, N.
Y. Herald Bld'g, Herald Square, University, Century
and Metropolitan clubs, the Rhode Island State Capi-
tol and many public and office buildings, private man-
sions, etc. Address: 101 Park Av., N. Y. City.
"1EAD, WINSLOW MORRISON

"Newspaper man; b. Richmond, Ohio, July 14, 1864;
s. Andrew and Sarah (Borden) Mead; ed. schools of
Jefferson, Ohio, State Univ., Columbus, Ohio, and Cor-
nell Univ.; m. Ithaca, N. Y., Sept 27, 1S88, Harriet
Barnes; children: Viets B., b. 1890; Dorothy, b. 1895;
Robert, b. 1897. Engaged in newspaper work con-
secutively as city and night mn'g editor of Democrat
and Chronicle, Rochester, N. Y. ; editor Rochester Sun-
day Herald. Served as civil service comm'r, Rochester,
N. Y.; chief clerk, State Dep't of Public Works, Capi-
tol, Albany, N. Y., 1895-1901; deputy sup't public
works, State of N. Y., 1900-1912; as mem. Canal
Comm'n, State of N. Y., inspected rivers and harbors
of Europe, 1912. Republican; Unitarian. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Aurania (Albany), Cornell University. Ad-
dress: 1010 Madison Av., Albany, N. Y.

MEADE, RICHARD WORSAM

Pres. N. Y. Transportation Co.; b. Cold Spring, N. Y.,
Fe/b. 7, 1870; a. Rear-Admiral Richard Worsam
(U. S. N.) and Rebecca (Pauling) Meade; m. Helena
R. Ely. Entered railroad business as clerk in office
of pres. St. Paul & Duluth R. R. Co., N. Y. City, 1889;
sec. to gen. mg'r N. Y. Central & Hudson R. R.R. Co.,
1894; enlisted in U. S. Navy for war with Spain as
boatswain's mate, U.S.S. Yankee, 1898, and served
through the war on south coast of Cuba; gen. fore-
man of freight terminals of N. Y. Central & Hudson
River R. R. Co., N. Y. City, 1899; ass't to pres. Met-
ropolitan St. R'y Co., N. Y. City, 1902; since 1904, pres.
and gen. mg'r N. Y. Transportation Co. Introduced
taximeter cab and motor omnibus in N. Y. Also pres.
and dir. Fifth Av. Coach Co. Park Carriage Co. and
Metropolitan Express Co. Mem. Soc. Friendly Sons
of St. Patrick, Am. Irish Hist. Soc, N. Y. Elec. Soc,
Mil. Order Loyal Legion. Clubs: Union, Automobile,
N. Y. Railroad, Railroad of N. Y., Engineers. Resi-
dence: 216 E. 72d St. Address: Fifth Av., and 102d St.,
N. Y. City.

MEADER, HERMAN LEE

Architect, author; b. New Orleans, La., Dec. 21, 1874;
s. Herman and Susanne (Equen) Meader; ed. Tulane
Univ., New Orleans, La. (prep, dep't), Cornell Univ.,
1893-1895; Harvard Univ., 1895-1898, B.S., 1898; m. New
York Oity, March 17, 1909, Queenie Ethel Carr. Was
in office of Ernest Flagg until 1905; in office of Ray-
mond F. Almirall until 1910; since has practised archi-
tecture for himself. Author: Reflections of the Morn-
ing After, Cupid the Surgeon, Through the Rye. Mem.
Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Astor Masonic Lodge,
Southern Soc. Clubs: Harvard, The Strollers. Ad-
dress: 178 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

MEAGHER, FRANK L.

Educator; b. Margaretville, N. Y. April 7, 1876; s.
Michael A. and Anna (Clancy) Meagher; ed. Mar-
garetville, Kingston Acad., N. Y., and Columbia Univ.;
m. N. Y. City, Aug. 21, 1907, Catherine O'Marra; chil-
dren: Frank L., Jr., b. 1908; Donald A., b. 1910. Prim
of public schs., at Woodland, Fish Creek, Sawkill,
Whiteport and Kingston. Enlisted in 114th Separate
Co., N.G.N.Y., as private, Nov. 10, 1899; transferred
to 14th Separate Co., March 21, 1900; promoted corporal,
July 19, 1900, serg't Oct. 31, 1901, 1st serg't May 17,
1906, 1st lieut. Jan. 11, 1909, and capt. April 23, 1912.
Roman Catholic. Mem. School Masters' Council of the
Highlands, Ulster Co. Teachers' Ass'n. Knights of
Columbus and Elks. Clubs: Army and Navy, Elks.
Address: 38 E. St. James St., Kingston, N. Y.

MEAGHER, JAMES LUKE

Clergyman; b. in Ireland, Aug. 14, 184S; s. John and
Bridget (Connelly) Meagher; relative of the famous



Gen. T. F. Meagher, commander of "Irish Brigade"
during Civil War; prepared for Cornell Univ., but
went to Montreal, where was proi'., 1 year, in St.
Mary's Coll.; then studied French amd sciences, two
years in philosophy, and 3% years, divinity. Ordained,
1875, priest in Roman Catholic Church and began
ministry. Writer of many works on Christian Doc-
trine; degree of D.D., conferred by Pope Leo XIII,
1903, the ceremony taking place in the Pope's Cathe-
dral, St. John Lateran, Rome, Cardinal Satolli officiat-
ing (the only American who received this honor).
Served six years as ass't priest and fourteen as pastor;
while pastor of church at Cazenovia was directed by
Cardinal Satolli to establish a publishing soc. in X. Y.
City to supply libraries, churches, etc. Founder and
pres. Christian Press Ass'n Publishing Co., an asso-
ciation composed of 2,000 bishops and priests. Founder
and pres. Christian Literary Union, founded for com-
position of Christian literature to defend religion and
uphold the Government of this country, and deeded
property worth ?50,000 to this union in 1897. Officiates
and preaches in many churches in Greater N. Y. and
vicinity, but has a private chapel in residence at Long
Island City, granted by Papal Brief of Pope Pius X.
Has a watering place of 112% acres on Cazenovia
Lake, where sometimes spends Summers. Has visited
Europe frequently; also extensive traveler in U. S.,
Canada, Mexico and Orient. Address: 110 East Av.,
Long Island City, N. i.

MEANY, EDWARD P.

Counsellor at law; s. Judge Edward A. and Maria
Lavenia (Shannon) Meany of Louisville, Ky.; m. Rosa-
lie Behr of St. Louis, Mo.; one son: Shannon Lord.
Engaged in gen. practise of law, N. Y. City; v.-p. and
dir. The Trust Co. of N. J., Colonial Life Ins. Co. of
N. J., Nat. Iron Bank, Morristown, N. J., Laurel Coal
& Land Co., and Pond Fork Coal and Land Co. of W.
Va. Brevet maj-gen. N. G., N. J., retired. Clubs: Law-
yers, Morris County Golf, Morristown Field, Auto-
mobile of America. Residence: Alnwick Hall, Con-
vent, N. J. Address: 55 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

MEARA, FRANK SHERMAN

Physician; b. Salem, Mass.; s. Sherman T. and
Eugenia E. (Norton) Meara; grad. Phillips Exeter
Acad., 1886, Yale, A.B., 1890, Ph.D., 1892, Columbia,
M.D., 1895; m. New Haven, Conn., 1897, Alice M.
Sykes; one d: Adelaide, b. March 1, 1903. Taught at
Yale, 1890-1892; at Columbia, 1904-1909; prof, of
Therapeutics Cornell Univ., Med. Coll. in N. Y. City,
since 1909. Ass't attending physician to Bellevue
Hosp.; asso. attending physician to St. Luke's Hosp.
Mem. Am. Pediatric Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa, N. Y.
Acad. Medicine, Am. Med. Ass'n, Med. Soc. State of
N. Y., Co. Med. Soc, Med. Ass'n Greater N. Y., St.
Luke's Hosp., Alumni Ass'n, Riverside Practitioners'
Soc, Soc. Internat. Medicine, West End Med. Soc,
Quiz Soc, and others. Mem. Psi Upsilon, Omega of
Coll. Phys. and Surg. Clubs: University, Yale, Grolier.
Interurban Clinical, Externe. Address: 400 West End
Av., N. Y. City.

MEARS, HELEN FARNSWORTH

Sculptor; b. Oshkosh, Wis., 1878; d. John H. and
Elizabeth (Farnsworth) Mears; ed. In public schools
and State Normal School, Oshkosh, Wis.; studied art
in N. Y. City and Paris while a school girl made suc-
cess with group, The Genius of Wisconsin, exhibited
at the World's Columbian Exp'n, Chicago, 1893. Has
exhibited in annual exb'ns in N. Y. City and Chicago,
and at Louisiana Purchase Exp'n, 1904, where was
awarded medal for The Fountain of Life. Executed
marble statue of Frances E. Willard placed in the
Capitol at Washington, 1905, and portrait reliefs of
Edward Alexander MacDowell, Louise Collier Willcox
and Augustus St. Gaudens. Address: 1931 Broadway.
N. Y. City.

MEARS, MARY

Author; b. Oshkosh, Wis., Jan. 2, 1S76; d. John H.
and Elizabeth (Farnsworth) Mears; ed. State Normal
Coll., Oshkosh, Wis. Traveled in Europe, 1888 and
1899, studying the customs of France and Italy.
Author: Emma Lou Her Book (Holt & Co.); The
Breath of the Runners (Stokes), and Rosamond the
Second; also short stories in Harper's, McClure's, Mun-
sey's and other leading magazines. Club: McDowell.
Address: 253 W. 42d St., N. Y. City.

MEATYARD, JOSEPH M.

Lawyer; b. Syracuse, N. Y\, Nov. 29, 1SS0; s. Joseph
T. M. and Elizabeth (Webber) Meatyard: attended
Syracuse public schs., Syracuse Univ., Coll. of Law,
LL.B. ; m. Syracuse, N. Y., Oct. 23, 1907, Elizabeth Rose
Waggoner. Mem. law Arm of Lewis, Meatyard &
Lewis; v.-p. and dir. Frederick V. Bruns, Inc., dir.
E. M. Meatyard Co., Inc. Acted as s'l deputy att'y
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of Troop D., 1st Cav., N.G.N. V.; pies, and dir.
Troop D., Auxiliary Co. Republican; Episcopalian.
Mem. Onondaga County Bar Ass'n, Delta Chi fraternity.
Mason. Club: Citizens (Syracuse, N. Y.). Residence:
(514 Tallman St. Address: 20 White Memorial Bid's.
Syracuse, N. Y.

MEES, ARTHUR

Musical dir.; b. Columbus, Ohio, Feb. 3, 1S50; s. Rev.
Konrad and Elizabeth (Adam) Mees; grad. Concord's
Coll., Fort Wayne, Ind., A.B.; studied music under
Theodor Kullak, Heinrich Dorn and C. F. Weitzmann,
Berlin, and at Conservatory of .Music, Leipzig; m.
Alfred, N. Y., Jan. 28, 1S97, Susan Marguerite Howell.
Mus. Doctor Alfred Univ., 1901; was conductor Cincin-
nati May Festival Chorus; ass't conductor Am. Opera
Co., ass't conductor Theodore Thomas' Chicago Orches-
tra; conductor Albany Musical Ass'n, N. Y. Mendels-
sohn Glee Club of Festival at Worcester, Mass., and
of Cecelia Soc, Boston, Mass. Author: Choirs and
Choral Music; also annotated programs of the Chicago
Orchestra and the N. Y. Philharmonic Soc. Address:
Carvel Court, 80 St. Nicholas Av., N. Y. City.

MEGARGEL, ROY CHESTER

Banker; b. Scranton, Pa., March 14, 1877; s. I. F. and
Gertrude C. (Jones) Megargel; ed. Wesleyan Univ.;
grad. Univ. of Mich., LL.B., 1901; m. Margery Knowles.
Partner firm 1. F. Megargel & Co., Scranton, 1901;
founder and senior mem. since 1907, Megargel & Co.,
bankers, of N. X. City. Pres. Federeal Express Co.,
Gulf, Fla. & Ala. R'y; v.-p. Graves Eng'ring Co.; treas.
Southern N. Y. Power Co.; dir. Eastern Construction
Co., Blue Creek Coal & Land Co., Kanawha & W. Va
R'y Co. Clubs: City, Lawyers, Aero, St. Nicholas, Beta
Theta Pi (N. Y. City), Scranton (Scranton, Pa.), Osceola
(Pensaoola, Fla.), Union League (Chicago), Michigan.
Residence: 375 Park Av. Address: 35 Pine St., N. Y.
City.
MEGEATH, SAMUEL ADDISON

Oil producer; b. Baltimore, Md., March 17, 1870; s.
James Gabriel and Virginia (Carter) Megeath; at-
tended State Univ., Columbia, Mo.; m. Franklin, Pa.,
March 11, 1896, Adelaide Miller; children: Virginia
Adelaide, b. 1897; Jessie, b. 1898; Metta, b. 1903; Samuel
A., Jr., b. 1904; Walden Carter, b. 1909. Bank clerk
18S9-1892; bookkeeper and storekeeper in gen. store,
Mining Camp, Wyo., six months; in wholesale and re-
tail book and stationery business, Omaha, Neb., 1894-
1895, and six years connected in various capacities
with present business, being pres. and gen. mg'r Galena
Signal Oil Co. Democrat. Mem. Phi Delta Theta fra-
ternity. Recreations: Shooting, fishing. Clubs: N. Y.
Yacht, Sleepy Hollow, Ardsley, N. Y. Athletic, Railway,
N. Y. Railroad. Whitehall, Wyandanch, Circum Naviga-
tors, Kippewa Fishing and Hunting, Drum Point Duck-
ing, Omaha, Nursery. Residence: Ardsley Park, DobJbs
Ferry, N. Y. Address: 17 Battery PI., N. Y. City.

MEIGHAN, BURTON C.

Lawyer: b. Mamaroneck, Westchester Co., N. Y. t
1871; s. Thomas J. and Phebe S. (Bryan) Meighan;
grad. Coll. City of N. Y., B.S. (salutatory, 2d honor
man), 1S90; N. Y. Univ. Law School (first speaker at
commencement, prize for best written examination at
graduation), 1894; m. Mamaroneck, N. Y., 1S99, Effie I.
Hunter; children: Burton C, Jr., b. 1901; Howard S., b.
Dec, 1906; T. Jefferson, b. Dec, 1908. Engaged in prac-
tice of law in Westchester County, and N. Y. City
from 1894, firm of Meighan & Necarsulmer. Was
trustee of village 4 years, corporation counsel 5 years,
Mamaroneck, N. Y. Trustee and counsel Union Sav-
ings Bank of Westchester County; counsel to First
Nat. Bank. Mamaroneck, the Larchmont Nat. Bank
Larchmont, and the Mamaroneck Co-operative Savings
& Loan Ass'n; dir. mem. Exec Committee Lawyers'
Westchester Mortgage & Title Co., dir. Larchmont Nat.
Bank; dir. and treas. Halcyon Park Co. (New Ro-
chelle); pres. and dir. Siwanoy Realty Associates (New
Rochelle); Meighan Land Co. (New Rochelle); Rush-
more Realty Corp'n (Mamaroneck) ; Broad Ave. Realty
Co. (Mamaroneck); chm'n Comm'n to Condemn Lands.
Kensico Reservoir, N. Y. City. Republican. Mem. and
trustee M. E. Ch., Mamaroneofc, N. Y. Mem. N. Y. Bar
Ass'n Westchester Co. Bar Ass'n, Masonic fraternity,
Delta Kappa Epsilon and Phi Delta Phi (legal) fra-
ternity, Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Clubs: Republican (N.
Y. City). Larchmont Yacht. Orienta Yacht. Address:
Mamaroneck. Westchester Co., N. Y., and Potter Bld'g,
38 Park Row. N. Y. City.

MEIGS, PEVERIL, JR.

Investments; b. W. New Brighton. April 10, 1S76; s.
Peveril and Rosamond (Weston) Meigs; ed. Concord,
Mass., and Santa Barbara, Calif., grammar and high
schs. ; m. Eureka Springs, Ark., Oct. 8, 1901, Lorena
Stewart; children: Peveril 3d, b. 1903; Helen Stewart,
b. 1904; Stewart, b. 1908: Loren. b. 1913. Sec Mays



I'lm.suliikited Oil Co. Served about 6 years -i

Battalion Naval Militia, N. Y., 2d Div. Libei-.. , t

lican. Mem. Soc Colonial Wars, Sons of Jjtev,, ><
Recreations: Boating, shooting, reading. Afdres
Ridgtwoou, N. J. &&

MEIRS, RICHARD WALN

Capitalist; b. Walnford, N. J., July 26, 1866; e
Gaskill and Elizabeth (Wain) Meirs; ed. Ef
Acad., Philadelphia, Freehold Inst., Freehold
Princeton Univ., A.B. ; m. Germantown, Pa.,
lblil, Anne Walker Weightman; children:
Weightman; b. Sept. 18, 1895; Anne Walker, b.
1898; Jarvis, b. June 12, 1901. With Fourti
Bank, 188S-1S95, Harvey Fisk & Sons of r
Philadelphia, 1895-1905; mg'r Weightman, A
Penfield Estates since 1905. Pres. and dir.
cial Truck Co. of America, Pa. Central Light
Co., Electric Securities Co., Utilities Corp'n, 1
& Transmission Co.; v.-p. and dir. Hudson &
tan R. R. ; dir. Lewistown & Reedsville R'y, W
R. R. Co., Winifrede Coal Co. Mem. 1st Troop
delphia City Cav., since 1892. Republican; Epi.
lian. Mg'r Franklin Inst., mem. Pa. Hist. Soc K ,,|
ations: Travelling, hunting, book and print collec
Clubs: Metropolitan, Princeton (N. Y.), Univer. " ,
Racquet, Princeton, Corinthian Yacht, Pen and Pencil,
Philadelphia Country, Huntingdon Valley, Country.
Residence: 1724 Walnut St. Address: 1524 Chestnut
St., Philadelphia, Pa., and 30 Church St., N. Y. City.

MELENEY, CLARENCE EDMUND

Associate city sup't of schools; b. Salem, Mass.,
Dec. 8, 1853; s. Henry Edmund and Eliza A. (Innis)
Meleney; ed. Colby Univ., Waterville, Me., A.B., 1876,
A.M., 1S79, LL.D., 1903; m. Newark, N. J., May 20, 1885,
Carolyn Ella Coit; children: Robert C, b. 1886; Henry
Edmund, b. 1887; Francis L, to. 1889; Clarence C, b.
1892; Grace, b. 1896; George L, b. 1901. TeacheT and
principal of elementary and high schools in Mass., N.
Y. and N. J.; sup't of schools, Paterson, N. J., 1883-
1S88; sup't In Somerville, Mass., 1888-1893; prof, ele-
mentary teaching, supervision and sch. law In Teach-
ers' Coll., Columbia Univ., 1893-1896; ass't sup't of
schools, N. Y. City, 1896; asso. city sup't since 1903.
Mem. Nat. Edn'l Ass'n, hon. mem. N. J. Council of
Ed'n, ex-pres. N. E. Sup'ts' Ass'n, ex-pres. Boston Coll.
Alumni Ass'n, ex-pres. N. Y. Colby Alumni Ass'n,
Grand Chapter Zeta Psi fraternity, St. John's Lodge,
No. 1, of Newark, N. J., P. and A. M. Director and
lecturer foT 12 years Martha's Vineyard Summer Inst.,
trustee Colby Coll. Author of school text-books, edu-
cational reports, magazine articles; lecturer on school
administration and supervision, Brooklyn Poly. Inst.,
Adelphi Coll. and Dartmouth Col. Club: Graduates
(one of the founders aind first pres.). Address: 500
Park Av., N. Y. City.

MELISH, JOHN' HOWARD

Clergyman; b. Milford Ohio, 1875; s. Thomas Jeffer-
son and Maria (Bromwell) Melish; grad. Univ. of Cin-
cinnati, B.A., 1895; Episcopal Theol. Sch., Cambridge,
B.D., 1898; m. Cincinnati, Dec. 26, 1S99, Marguerite Mc-
Comas. Ordered deacon, 1898, ordained priest, 1899, by
Bishop Vincent, in the Episcopal ministry. Formerly
mem. Associated Missions of Cincinnati, 1898-1900;
asso. rector Christ Ch., Cincinnati, 1900-1904; lecturer
on the Bible and chaplain Univ. of Cincinnati, 1899.
Rector Holy Trinity Ch., in Brooklyn, N. Y., since 1904.
Address: 126 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

MELLEN, CHASE

Lawyer; b. Cincinnati, Ohio, Sept. 21, 1863; s. Will-
iam Proctor and Ellen Seymour (Clark) Mellen; prep,
ed'n Colo. Coll., Colorodo Springs, and private tutors;
srad. Oxford Univ. (Brasenose Coll.), England, B.A.,
1887; student Law Sch., Columbia; m. Augusta, Me.,
June 7, 1S93, Lucy Cony Manley, d. Joseph Homan Man-
ley; children: Joseph Mainley, b. 1894; Chase, b. 1896;
William Palmer, b. 1902; Susan Cony, b. 1904. Prac-
tised civil eng'ring in Colorado and Mexico; came to
N. Y. City 1889, studied law at Columbia Coll. and in
office Parsons, Shepard & Ogden; admitted to bar
April, 1892. Appt'd ass't corp'n counsel by Hon. Fran-
cis M. Scott, April 1, 1895; served as such also under
Hon. John Whalen (2 years) and Hon. Geo. L. Rives;
resigned Dec. 31, 1903, and resumed private practice.
Mem. firm Strong & Mellen. 'Republican (indepen-
dent). Episcopal. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Am.
Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Acad. Polit. and
Social Science. Recreations: Golf and outdoor sports
generally. Clubs: University, St. Anthony, City, Down
Town, Garden City Golf. Residence: Garden City, L
I. Address: 27 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

MELLIN, CARL J.

Mech. eng'r; b. Westmoreland, Sweden, Feb. 17, 1851;
s. Sven and Maria Elizabeth (BJorn) Mellin; college
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g and naval architecture; m. N. Y. City, Dec.
, Gertrude Alice Levie; children: Gertrude Anna
). 1891; Carl Eugene, b. 1895. Mech. eng'r and
rchiteet in Sweden and Scotland, 1877-1887,
Robert Napier & Son and Caledonian Loco,
lasgow, Eriksberg and Atlas Works, Sweden;
f'r Dynamite Gun Co., N. Y. City, 1887-1889;
r, 1889-1X94, chief eng'r, 1891-1902, Richmond
e Works, Richmond, Va. Since 1902, con-
g'r, Am. -Locomotive Co. Was promi-
ected with designing of the dynamite gun
'or U. S. cruiser Vesuvius; had charge of
d construction of machinery of U. S. bat-
,s; designer and patentee of Richmond
ocomotive and Articulated Compound Lo-
ilt for B. & O. R. R. exhibited and awarded
at La. Purchase Exp'n, St. Louis, 1904, and
ghest award for compound locomotive at
&p'n, Buffalo, 1901. Knighted for com-
ervices by King Oscar of Sweden, 1905. In-
he Walschoert valve motion on Am. loeomo-
was primarily responsible for the intro'duc-
le four-cylinder balanced compound locomo-
ais country. Contb'r to railway publications
lOtive design and other technical topics. Mem.
s. Mech. Eng'rs, Naval Architects and Marine
j, Am. Soc. Naval Eng'rs, Am. R. R. Master Mech.
Ass'n, Am. Soc. Swedish Eng'rs, etc.; also various rail-
road clubs. Address: N. Y. City.

MELLOR, JOHN H.

Banker; b. Wellsville, Ohio, May 11, 1873; s. Joseph
S. and Jane (Moulds) Mellor; ed. Rochester High Sch.:
m. Rochester, Pa., June 8, 1904, Mary Bell Wilson."
Started banking business, 1S95; cashier 1st Nat. Bank,
Rochester, since 1899. V.-p. and dir. Rochester Cut
Glass Co. Travelled In U. S. and Mexico. Republican;
Episcopalian. Royal Arch Mason, Knight Templar.
Residence: 374 Olive Av. Address: 1st Nat. Bank, Roch-
ester, Pa.

MELTZER, CHARLES HENRY

Playwright, critic, journalist; b. London, England; s.
Derrick Herman and Julie Marie (Schnee) Meltzer;
ed. in London and Paris; m. Cleveland, Somersetshire,
Eng., Anne Harris Hamlen; children: Alice Marie,
Gwendoline Margaret, Dorothy, Phyllis, Harold. Paris
corr., in turn, of Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Ar-
gonaut and N. Y. Herald; special corr. at various times
of N. Y. Herald in Rome (where had audiences of Leo
XIII and King Humbert), Spain (during cholera epi-
demic in 1885), Berlin (1886 and 1892, when he became
persona non grata to the Imperial Chancellor), Egypt
(where he made an important inquiry into the inter-
national problems of the day); dramatic and musical
critic, N. Y. Herald, 1888-1891, of N. Y. World, 1893-
1896. Author and adapter of plays: The Story of Ro-
dion, the Student; Mme. Sans-GSne (English version);
Hannele (English version); His Honor, the Mayor (in
collaboration with A. E. Lancaster); The Sunken Bell
(metrical English version) ; The First Duchess of Marl-
borough (original comedy); Salome (tragic pantomime,
in collaboration with Armand Silvestre and G. Pierne);
Manon Lescaut (original romantic play), etc. For
some years was associated with Metropolitan Opera
House as sec. and ass't to Mr. Heinrich Conried; now
music critic and sp'l writer N. Y. American, Hearst's
Magazine, and Cosmopolitan Magazine. Address: 47ij
Central Park West, N. Y. City. ..

MELTZER, MARK C.

Agency mg'r Equitable Life Assurance Soc. of U. S. ;
b. abroad, April 15, I860; s. Simon and Theresa Meltzer;
ed. in common schs. and at Metropolitan Law Sch., N.
Y. City, 1893; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 22, 1890, Dora Sterne;
children: Therese M., Beula R. and Mark C, Jr. In
printing business until 1887, then became connected
with Met. Life Ins. Co., with which served as agent,
ass't sup't, insp., and <sup't until 1900, when became
gen. agent for Equitable Life Assurance Soc. of U. S.
in N. Y. City. Has served the Equitable Life in vari-
ous important capacities; now mg'r Gramercy Branch,
Equitable Life Assurance Soc. of U. S. ; dir. Broad &
Market Nat. Bank; v.-p. The Gen. Paper Goods Mf'g
Co., also many local polit. clubs, fraternal org'ns, all
Masonic bodies up to 32 and Shriner. Mem.
Nat. Life Underwriters' Ass'n, N. Y. Underwriters'
Ass'n, Met. B'd of Mg'rs. Clubs: Republican, Meridian
(IN. Y.), Progress (Newark N. J.), Columbian, West-
wood Country (St. Louis, Mo.), Mountain Ridge Coun-
try (West Orange, N. J.), Forest Hill (N. J.), Automo-
bile. Address: 50 Union Sq., N. Y. City.

MELTZER, SAMUEL JAMES

Physician; b. in Russia, March 22, 1851; ed. in
schools of Kbnigsberg, Prussia, studied philosophy
and medicine at Univ. of Berlin, M.D., 1SS2; came to
U. S., 1883; received LL.D. degree from Univ. of



Maryland; LL.B., St. Andrew's, Scotland, 1912. Prac-
tising medicine in N. Y. City since 18S3; head of Dep't
of Physiology and Pharmacology, Rockefeller Inst, for
Med. Research; consulting physician Harlem Hosp.
Pres. Soc. of Biology and Medicine, Am. Gastro- En-
terological Ass'n; pres. Ass'n for Advancement of
Clinical Research; fellow N. Y. Acad. Sciences; mem.
Ass'n Am. Physicians, Ass'n Am. Pathologists: pres.
Am. Physiol. Soc, N. Y. Acad. Medicine; fellow A. A. A.
S.; mem. Am. Soc. Naturalists', mem. Nat. Acad. Sciences.
Author of nurieroua papers on med. and biol. sub-
jects. Residence: 13 W. 121st St. Address: Rockefel-
ler Institute, East River and 66th St., N. Y. City.



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