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inghouse Elec. and Mf'g Co., fall of 1891; represented
Westinghouse Co. at World's Columbian Exp'n, Chi-
cago, 1893, in the tests of Westinghouse apparatus for
awards; made, 1896, in vicinity of Telluride, Colo.,
high voltage experiments and measurements on a
transmission line, the first of the kind ever made; for
three years (1904-1907) carried on at Niagara Falls
further experiments similar to those at Telluride, the
expense of which was defrayed by men prominently
connected with electrical enterprises, the results of
which measurements were made public in paper read
before Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, 1908. Left Westing-
house Co., 1900, to take consulting practice in elec.
and mech. eng'ring; is retained by large interests in
U. S., and has been retained by African Concessions
Syndicate, Ltd., and Victoria Falls Power Co., of Lon-
don, England, in connection with the proposed devel-
opment of power at "Victoria Falls, on the Zambesi
River, and the transmission of power to Johannes-
burg and the Witwatersrand, a distance of 700 miles.
Has made a specialty of high voltage, long-distance
power transmission: inventor of numerous electric
devices now in use, for one of which received the John
Scott Medal of the Franklin Inst, of Philadelphia.
Mem. and former v.-p. Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs; mem.
Canadian Soc. Civil Eng'rs; Am. Electro-Chemical Soc.
Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs; mem.
Inst'n of Elec. Eng'rs (British): fellow A.A.A.S.; mem.
Franklin Inst.. Philadelphia. Clubs: Lawyers, Engi
neers, University (N. Y. City), St. James (Montreal).
Address: 80 Maiden Lane, N. Y. City.

MERWIN, MILTON HERVEY

Jurist: b. Leyden, N. Y., June 16, 1832; s. Alanson
and Amanda (Kimball) Merwin; ed. Oneida Conf. Sem.
and Hamilton Coll., A.B.. 1852; m. 1858, Helen E. Knapp.
of Middle Granville, N. Y. Entered the office of
Joseph Mullin, at Watertown. N. Y., Fall of 1S52, to
study law; admitted to bar 1853; commenced practise
of law in Watertown. Elected surrogate of Jefferson
Co.. 1859, and served four years; in Oct., 1874, appt'd
and Nov. 1874, elected Justice Supreme Court; re-
elected. 1888. term expiring Dec. 31, 1902; appt'd to
General Term of Supreme Court, 18S8; served till
lS9o: Appellate Division of Supreme Court, 1895-1901.
Resident of Utica from 1874. Address: 56 Rutgers St.,
Utica. N. Y.

MESEROLE, BENJAMIN RICHARDSON

Civil eng'r and city surveyor; b. Brooklyn, April 2,
1S60; s. Jeremiah Vanderbilt and Ann S. (Richardson)
Meserole; ed. Adelphi Acad., aird Poly. Inst.. Brooklyn;
m. May vVolcott; children: Wolcott, b. 1891, Jeremiah
V., b. 1S94. Engaged in practise as civil eng'r and as
city surveyor, City of N. Y.; owner of Meserole City
Surveying Co. Dir. Citizens' Trust Co. of Brooklyn.
Republican. Mem. Polo Ass'n. Clubs: Brooklyn, Rid-
ing and Driving, Crescent Athletic. Address: 215
Havcmeyer St., Brooklyn, N. Y.



MESEROLE, CLINTON VANDERBILT

Fire insurance: b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 6, 1876; s.
Jeremiah Vanderbilt and Ann Sop'hia (Richardson)
Meserole; grad. Princeton Univ., B.S., 1898; m. Ger-
mantown, Pa., May 2, 1905, Ida Lewis Brooke. En-
gaged in insurance business since graduation. V.-p.
and dir. Stuvvesant Ins. Co., Greenwich Ins. Co.; pres.
and dir. Pacific Fire Ins. Co.; v.-p. Wilmington Fire Ins.
Co.: dir. Am. Fire Ins. Co. of Philadelphia; Ins. Co. of
State of i"a. Clubs: Princeton. Down Town Ass'n.
Drug & Chemical (N. Y. City), Englewood, Englewood
Country. Residence: Englewood, N. J. Address: 111
William St., N. Y. City.

MESEROLE, DARWIN J.

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 27, 1868; s. Jere-
miah V. and Ann S. (Richardson) Meserole; ed. in pub-
lic schools and Brooklyn Poly. Inst.; at age of 30
studied law; grad. LL.B., N. Y. Law Sch., 1900; m.
Waterbury, Conn., June 24, 1899, Katherine L. Maltby.
Engaged in Wall Street from 18S5-1892; on Stock Ex-
change, 1890-1891; in philanthropic work, 1892-1901;
practising law since 1901. Was mn'g att'y and dir.
The Co-operative Law Co. until co. was dissolved,
July, 1910. Socialist. Address: 190 Montague St..
Brooklyn, N. *.

MESEROLE, WALTER MONFORT

Civil eng'r; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., April 5, 1861; s. Ad-
rian and Marv O. (Monfort) Meserole; ed. Brooklyn"
Polytechnic Inst., 1873-1S77; Columbia Coll., Sch. of
Mines, C.E., 1S81; m. Catsk'll, N. Y., Feb. 7, 1884, Julia
Allen du Bois (died May, 1887); 2d, Cairo, N. Y., Dec.
12, 1894, Ellen A. Wooster; one d., Katherine du Bois,
b. Nov. 13, 1SS4 (m. April 14, 1906, Harold C. King).
Has been engaged in surveys for and construction of
various railroads in N. Y. State and Pa., and terminal
facilities on N. Y. Harbor; and has specialized on de-
velopment of city and suburban real estate and the
construction of municipal improvements. Appt'd, in
1896, by Mayor Wurster, of Brooklyn, mem. Atlantic
Av. Comm n, which initiated the removal of the tracks
of the L. I. R. K. from the street surface and the
abolishing of locomotives on Brooklyn's railroads;
since 1897 comm'r on the board for the Atlantic Av.
improvement, under which that work has been car-
ried out, and since 1901, gen. sup't of the work. Part-
ner Meserole & Middleton, city surveyors; sec. and dir.
Frederick W. Rowe & Co. (Inc.), realty; pres. Rex
Shoe Co.; trustee Greater N. Y". Savings Bank. Demo-
crat (liberal). Presby'n. Mem. Alumni Ass'n Colum-
bia Univ., Holland Soc. of N. Y Nat. Geog. Soc,
Brooklyn League, League of An. Wheelman (v.-p.,
1904); Altair Lodge, F. and A. M. Clubs: Brooklyn
Eng'rs (v.-p.. 1897-1898, pres., 1S99), Crescent Athletic,
Municipal (Brooklyn). Address: 1404 Union St.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

MESSENGER, FRANK HISCOCK

Manufacturer; b. Brighton, Monroe County, N. Y.,
Oct. 15, 1872; s. Eugene L. and Eliza S. (Stillson)
Messenger; ed. Buffalo and Fulton, N. Y. ; m. Auburn.
N. Y., July 8, 1903, Julia Isabelle Ives; children: Theo-
dore Ives, b. 1904; Charles Linthicum, b. 1905; Eleanor
Louise, b. 1908; Margaret Elizabeth, b. 1910. Began
business career in Fulton, N. Y. : removed to Auburn
in 1891, and entered office of A. A. Boyd. In 1901
became half owner in Auburn Hame Co., and in 1905,
the Auburn Hame Co. was merged into U. S. Hame
Co., of which he is now dir. and treas. Progressive;
Episcopalian; mem. Brotherhood of St. Andrew. Rec-
reations: Golf, bowling. Clubs: City of Auburn,
Owasco Country, Kanadasaga (Geneva), Park Golf
(Buffalo). Address: 216 Summer St., Buffalo, N. Y.

METCALF, BRYCE

Ass't cashier International Bank; b. N. Y. City, Dec.
10, 1874; s. James Betts and Annie Tiffany (Cutting)
Metcalf; attended Mass. Inst, of Technology, class
1S98; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 2, 1905, Suzette T. Hall. Mem.
Delta Psi fraternity, Soc. War of 1812, Sons of Revo-
lution, Soc. Colonial Wars; sec. Soc. of Cincinnati in
Conn.; lieut. Veteran Corps of Art'y. Clubs: Riding,
St. Anthony. Residence: Ardsley, N. Y. Address: 60
Wall St., N. Y, City.

METCALF, EDWIN D.

Manufacturer; b. Smithfield, R. I., March 14, 1848;
s. William and Nancy E. (Cook) .Metcalf; ed. West-
ford (Mass.) Acad.; m. Fall River, Mass., Sept. 11,
1873, Carrie W. Flint; children: Edwin F. (Harvard,
1900); Harold (Yale, 1904); Stanley W.; pres. Colum-
bian Rope Co.; v.-p. D. M. Orbonie & Co., Cayuga Sav-
ings Bank, United Elec. R. R. of N. Y. ; dir Cayuga
Co. Nat. Bank, Auburn & Syracuse R. R., Mass. Mutual
Life Ins. Co. of Mass. Mem. staff Gov. Geo. D. Rob-
inson, 3 years; ass't q.-m.-gen. Mass. Vols. Was Mayor
of Springfield, Mass., and mem. Mass. House of Rep-
resentatives and Senate. Republican. Clubs: Metro-



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politan (N. T. City), Nayassett (Springfield, Mass.),
Citizens (Syracuse, N. Y.), City, Onasco (Auburn, N.
T.), Oak Bluffs, East Chop (Oak Bluffs, Mass.). Ad-
dress: 86 South St., Auburn, N. Y.

METCALF. JAMES A.

Silversmith; b. Lowell, Mass., May 6, 1852; s. Isaac
Newton and Nancy (Aiken) Metcalf; ed. Highland Mil.
Acad., Worcester, Mass. Engaged as silversmith since
1878 with Meriden Britannia Co. aind Internat. Silver
Co., 23 years; now pres. and treas. The Metcalf Co., N.
Y. City. Republican; Episcopalian. Clubs: N. Y.
Yacht, Players, Church. Mendelssohn Glee. Address:
549 Fifth Av, N. Y. City.

METCALFE, HENRY

Captain, U. S. A., retired; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 29, 1847;
s. Dr. John T. Metcalfe; ed. private schools, Morristown,
N. J., and New Rochelle, N. Y.; admitted to U. S. Mil.
Acad.. Aug., 1863; grad. Jurte, 1868; m. April, 1870.
Harriet, d. John H. Nichols, of Washington, D. C. On
graduation, 1868, assigned to duty with Ordnance
Dep't of Army, serving until retired. 1893. Was re-
corder Small Arms B'd, 1873, which adopted the Spring-
field breech-loading rifle, and prepared a report which
made it an authority for years on military small arms;
ordered, 1875, to superintend construction of building
erected by U. S. Gov't at Centennial Exp'n, and was
exec, officer of Gov't dep'ts exhibiting therein; also
appt'd to inspect small arms and ammunition being
manufactured in New England for Imperial Ottoman
Gov't, and arbitrated between the Imperial officers
and contractors in contracts aggregating many million
dollars; later instr. of ordnance and gunnery at U. S.
Mil. Acad.; revised and published course of instruction
in ordnance and gunnery; on account of impaired eye-
sight, was retired Oct., 1893. Author: The Cost of
Manufactures and Administration of Work Shops.
Since retirement has, as head of the Water Comm'n.
introduced the water supply and sewer system of Cold
Spring-on-Hudson, N. Y. and as pres. school board has
interested himself in public ed'n. Received decoration
of the Osmani from Turkish Gov't. Residence: Cold
Spring-on-Hudson. Address: 144 Fourth Av., N. Y.
City.

METCALFE, JAMES STETSON

Editor, critic, author; b. Buffalo, N. Y., June 27, 1858;
s. James H. and Erzelia F. (Stetson) Metcalfe; ed. Phil-
lips Andover Acad.; grad. Yale, A.B., 1879, A.M., 1892;
m. 1st, Batavia, N. Y., 1896, Edith Williams; 2d, N. Y.
City, 1904, Elizabeth Tyree. Editor and publisher The
Modern Age, 18S3-18S4: editorial writer on staff of
Buffalo Express, 1884-1885; editor People's Pictorial
Press, 1886; mg'r Am. Newspaper Publishers' Ass'n,
1886-1889; dramatic editor Life, 1889; Uterary editor
Life, 1890-1895; mn'g editor Cosmopolitan Magazine,
1895. Author: Mythology for Moderns, 1900; The
American Slave, 1900; Another Three Weeks. 1908.
Defeated Democratic candidate for Assembly in 19th
Dist., N. Y. City, 1903. In 1905 the mg'rs of 47 theatres
in Greater N. Y voted to exclude him from their thea-
tres. Country home: Fenimore, Bedford Hills, West-
chester Co. Address: 19 W. 31st St., N. Y. City.

METTLER, JOHN WYCKOFF

Manufacturer; b. E. Millstone, N. J., Sept. 27, 1878; s.
W. E. and Gertrude Van Pelt (Howell) Mettler; grad.
Rutgers Coll., B.Sc, 1899; M.Sc. 1901; N. Y. Law Sch.,
LL.B., 1901; m. N. Y. City, Jun 5, 1909, Helen Fleisch-
mann; one d.: Helen, b. Sept. 5, 1910. Practised law
2 years, N. Y. City; since 1903 in mf'g business. Pres.
Interwoven Stocking Co., dir. Nat. Bank of N. J. and
several other corp'ns. Traveled extensively in Eu-
rope and U. S. Served 3 years as mem. Squadron A,
N.G.N.Y. Repu'blicam; mem. Dutch Reformed Ch.
Mem. Chamber of Commerce, N. Y., Delta Phi fra-
ternity. Recreations: Golf, tennis, motoring, travel-
ling. Residence: 291 W. 57th St., N. Y. City, and E.
Millstone, N. J. Address: New Brunswick, N. J.

METZ, HERMAN A.

Merchant, mem. Congress; ex-comptroller City of
N. Y.; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 19, 1867; ed. in private and
pub. schs., and later studied chemistry in the evening
class of Cooper Union, after he hpd, at the age of 14,
become office boy with P. Schultz-Berge, founder
various firms, which later became the corporation of
Victor Koechl & Co. During these changes, became
successively laboratory ass't clerk, city salesman,
traveling salesman, Boston agent, Chicago agent, and
later mg'r, v. -p., treas. of the corp'n until 1903. when
he incorporated the firm of H. A. Metz & Co., of which
is pres. and practically sole owner. This company
imports and deals In dyestuffs and chemicals, with
main office in N. Y. City, and branches in Boston,
Providence, Philadelphia, Chicago, Charlotte. Atlanta.
San Francisco, Montreal and Toronto, Can., and
Hamburg, Germany. Also pres. of present corp'n of



Victor Koechl & Co., which handles synthetic drugs
and pharmaceutical preparations; pres. Consolidated
Color and Chemical Co., mf'rs colors and chemicals
(factories on Passaic River, Newark, N. J.), and sole
owner of Ettrick Mills, Auburn, Mass., mf'rs carpets
and rugs; pres. Stoneville Co., which owns the land,
real estate and water rights and the village of Stone-
ville, in town of Auburn, Mass., where the Ettrick
Mills are situated. Served as mem. School B'd of
Brooklyn, and B'd of Ed'n of Greater N. Y. under
apptm't of Mayor Van Wyck; elected comptroller City
of N. Y. on the Democratic ticket, and served 1906-
1910; appt'd by Gov. Hughes mem. Charter Revision
Comm'n, elected to 63d Congress from 10th X. Y. Dist.,
captain and commissary 14th Reg't, N.G.N.Y. Mem.
Soc. Chem. Industry of London, Verein Deutscher
Chemiker, Dresden, Am. Chem. Soc, Electro-Chem.
Soc, Chamber of Commerce, B'd of Trade and Trans-
portation, Merchants' Ass'n. Manufacturers' Ass'n.
Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Crescent Athletic, Salmagundi,
Army and Navy, Montauk, Lincoln, Hanover, German,
Manhattan, Riding and Driving; Reform. City, KinKs
County Dem. (pres.), Nat. Civic (ex-pres.), Brooklyn
Dem. (ex-pres.), Nat. Dem. of N. Y. (trustee), Long
Island Automobile (v.-p.). Chemists (v.-p.). Residence:
253 Clinton Av., Brooklyn. Address: 122 Hudson St.,
N. Y. City.

METZLER, WILLIAM HENRY

Mathematician, educator; b. Odessa, Ont., Can., Sept.
18, 1863; s. George Frederick and Anna (Shannon)
Metzler; ed. public and high schs. of Ont., Toronto
Univ., 1888, Clark Univ., Ph.D., 1892; m. Dundonald,
Ont.. Jan. 2, 1890. Augusta E. Philp; children: Augusta,
b. 1895; Gerald, b. 1897; Helen, b. 1901. Instr. mathe-
matics. Mass. Inst. Technology, 1892-1894; Francis H.
Root prof., and head of dep't of mathematics, Syra-
cuse Univ.; dean of Graduate Sch., Syracuse Univ. Ed-
itor-in-chief of The Mathematics Teacher. Ex-pres.
and nwm. Council of Ass'n of Teachers of Mathematics
for Middle States and Md.; mem. Council of Federation
of Ass'ns of Teachers of Mathematics and Natural
Sciences for U. S. ; mem. Council of Sigma Xi, Meth-
odist Episcopalian. Mem. Mathematical Ass'n of Eng-
land. British Ass'n for Advancement of Science; fellow
A.A.A.S., Royal Soc. of Edinburgh: hon. fellow Royal
Soc of Can.; mem. London Mathematical Soc, Society
Mathematique de France. Deutsche Mathematiker-
Vereinigung, Circolo Matematico di Palermo. Author:
A College Algebra (jointly), and numerous mathemat-
ical and edn'l papers published in leading journals of
this country and Europe. Address: 760 Comstock Av.,
Syracuse, N. Y.

MEURY, EDWARD GODFREY WALTER

Clergyman; b. Brooklyn. N. Y., Nov. 3, 1874; s. Rev.
John Nicholas and Caroline Louise (Burkhartt)
Meurv; ed Rutgers Coll., A.B., 1898; A.M., 1901; of
New Brunswick Theol. Sem. grad. 1901; m. N.
Y. City Oct. 1. 1903, Jennie Menkel; one son: John
Nicholas, b. July 6, 1908. . Formerly employed by
Brooklyn Children's Aid Soc. and Summer Fresh Air
Work: instr. in modern languages at Miss Anabele's
Sem. at New Brunswick, N. J., 1900-1901. Ordained in
ministry of Reformed Church in America, 1901; ass't
pastor Middle Collegiate Church, N. Y. City, 1901-1903;
since 130S pastor of Collesriate Church (Knox Memo-
rial). N. Y. City. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Beta
Theta Pi fraternity. Chaplain Junior Order United
Am. Mechanics. N. Y., Phi Beta Kappa Alumni of N. Y.
Recreation: Tennis. Address: 403 W. 41st St.. N. Y.
City.

MEYER, ANNIE NATHAN

Author; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 19. 1867; d. Robert and
Annie (Florance) Nathan; ed. at home privately; m.
N. Y. City, Feb. 15, 1887, Dr. Alfred Meyer. Founder
and trustee Barnard Coll. Prominent opponent to
Woman Suffrage. Author: Woman's Work in Amer-
ica. 1891; Helen Brent, M.D.. 1893; My Park Book, 1S98;
Robert Annys, 1901; The Dominant Sex, 1911: The
Dreamer. 1912; contb'r to magazines; lecturer on art
and drama. Clubs: London Lyceum, Barnard. Mac-
Dowell. Drama League. Adirondack League. Address:
7S5 (Madison Av., N. Y. City.

MEYER, WILLY

Surgeon; b. Minden, Westphalia, Germany, Julv 24,
1858; grad. Univ. of Bonn, M.D., 1880; m. N. Y. City,
April 29, 1S85, Lilly O. Maass. Ass't to surg. clinic,
Univ. of Bonn, Germany, 1S81-1884; came to U. S.,
1884; prof, clinical surgery Woman's Med. Coll., N. Y.
Citv, 1886-1893; inst. and prof, surgery, N. Y. Post-
Grad. Med. Sch., and Hosp. since 1887. Attending sur-
geon German and Post-Graduate Hosp.; consulting
surgeon N. Y. Skin and Cancer Hosp., N. Y. Infirmary,
Hosp. for Deformity and Joint Diseases, Kar Moriah
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U. S., 1887, and was first in U. S. (1897) to perform
Bottmi's operation; author of radical operation for
cancer of the breast; since 1008 engaged in solving
the problems of thoracic surgery. Fellow Am. Surg.
Ass'n, etc. Address: 700 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

MEYERS, JAMES COWDEN

Lawyer; b. Columbia, Pa., Aug. 30, 1S60; s. James
Alfred and Anna M. (Cowden) Meyers; grad. Princeton
Univ., A.B., 1891; A.M., 1S94; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B.,
1893; m. Somerville. N. J., March 9, 1898, Helen B.
Hendrickson: d., Marian Foist. Admitted to N. Y.
State Bar, June, 1S03; elected alderman, 34th Dist.,
N. Y. City, 1901, 1903, 1905; during 1906 was leader
of the majority. Progressive, Presbyterian. Mem.
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Prince-
ton Chapter Phi Beta Kappa. Mem. N. Y. City Charter
Revision Comm'n. 1007; mem. N. Y. City Charter
Comm'n, 100S; sec. of both comm'ns. Clubs; Prince-
ton, City. Residence: 652 W. 170th St. Address: 527
Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

MEYLAN, GEORGE LOUIS

Prof. Columbia Univ., physician; b. Braasus, Swit-
zerland, July 22, 1S73; s. Louis Julien and Jenny Hen-
riette (Capt) Meylan; grad. Harvard Univ., B.S., 1902;
Columbia Univ., A.M., 1904; N. Y. Univ., M.D., 1896; m.
N. Y. City, July 2S, 1S97, Louise Mathot; children:
Juliette, b. Aug. 15, 1898; George, b. Feb. 18, 1900;
Vivianne, b. May 3. 1902; Eveline, b. June 7, 1903;
Renee, b. March 1. 1907; Eleonore, b. March 15, 190S;
Beatrice, b. March 17, 1909. Lecturer at Harvard
Summer Sch., 1899-1903! instr. Sargent Normal Sch.,
1902-1903; prof. Columbia Univ. since 1903. Dir. White
Mt. Camp for Boys since 1007. Republican; Episco-
palian. Pres. Am. Physical Ed'n Ass'n, 1007-1011; fel-
low A. A. A. S. Trustee Internat. Y. M. C. A. Coll.;
vestryman Eglise Episcopale du St. Esprit; mem. B'd
Dirs. Wash. Heights Y. M. C. A. Recreations: Hand-
ball, fishing, camping, motor-boating. Clubs: Faculty
(Columbia Univ.). Residence: 468 W. 141st St. Ad-
dress: Columbia Univ., N. Y. City.

MEYROWITZ, EMIL B.

Optician; b. Danzig, Germany, Oct. 20, 1S52; s. Alex-
ander Meyrowitz; ed. High Sch. of Danzig and Optical
Coll., Moscow, Russia; m. N. Y. City, 1878, Evelyn C.
Hawley. Learned optical business in Moscow; came
to N. Y. City in 1872; started business for self in 1875,
and now pres. of E. B. Meyrowitz, Inc., N. Y. City,
with branches in London and Paris, and in Min-
neapolis and St. Paul, Minn.; pres. of General Optical
Co.; originator of numerous improvements in optical
work. Pres. Opticians League of N. Y. Republican;
Presby'n. Mem. Merchants and Mf'rs B'd of Trade,
West End Ass'n. Clubs: Aldine (N. Y. City), Com-
mercial (Minneapolis). Residence: 322 W. 80th St.
Address: 237 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

MEYROWI

Optician;
Evelyn C.
Y'ale Univ.,
V.-p. E. B
Elwo Co.,
rowitz, Ltd
Republican,
ing, huntin
Nutley Fie
W. SOth St



TZ, ERNEST DU PONT

b. X. Y. City, June 17, 18S4; e. Emil B. and

(Hawley) Meyrowitz; ed. Berkeley Sch.,

Ph.B., Sheffield Scientific Sch.; unmarried.

Meyrowitz, Inc., N. Y., Gen. Optical Co.,

E. B. Meyrowitz, Inc., Minn., E. B. Mey-

... London, sec. E. B. Meyrowitz, Inc., Paris.

, Episcopalian. Recreations; Tennis, motor-

g. Clubs: Aldine, Yale, West Side Tennis,

Id, Linden Court Tennis. Residence: 322

Address: 237 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

MICHEL, JAMES F.

Banker; physician; b. Syracuse, N. Y., April 14, 1S65-
s. William and Isabel Michel; grad. Syracuse High
Sch., 1SS3; Syracuse Med. Coll., M.D., 1886; m. Jordan,
N. Y., July 31, 1889, Dora S. Stocking; children: Ruby
Bell, Alice Dora. In practise of medicine since grad-
uation. Pres. First Nat. Bank, Farmingdale; also
dealer in real estate. Health officer of Farmingdale,
since incorp'n. Independent Republican. Mem. N. Y.
Med. Soc, Nassau-Queens Med. Soc, Royal Arcanum,
Modern Woodmen of America, Odd Fellows. Address:
Farmingdale, N. Y.

MICHELSON, ALBERT HEMINWAY

Consul; b. Annapolis, Md., Jan. 16, 187S; s. Albert
Abraham and Margaret McLane (Heminway) Michel-
son; ed. Ecole Mansart, Paris, 1)92-1893; grad. Wor-
cester (Mass.) Acad.. 1897; B.S.. harvard, 1901; unmar-
ried. Consular agent at Charleroi, Belgium, 1901-1906:
Am. consul, Turin, Italy, 1906-1912; Am. consul, Han-
over, Germany, since Aug. 2?, 1912; Am. Comm'r to
Turin Internat. Exp'n of Industry and Labor of 1911;
Am. delegate to Berlin Conf. for Regulation of Inter-
nat. Exp'ns, Oct., 1912. Occasional contb'r to maga-
zines. Mem. Philharmonic Acad, of Turin. Italy. Club:
Harvard. Address: Am. Consulate. Hanover, Germany.



MIDDLEBROOK, JOSEPH WEED

Lawyer; h. Wilton, Fairfield Co., Conn., 1865; s.
Samuel Bradley and Sarah (Lockwood) Middlebrook;
ed. Wilton Acad, and Yale Univ., B.A., 18S7; Columbia
College Law School (class of 1889); m. Dobbs Ferry,
N. Y., Sept. 19, 1S93, Emma Fitch Bradley; children:
Bradley, b. 1894; Joseph, b. 1895; Cornelia, b. 1898;
John, b. 1004. Practising law since ls.NO; most notable
case, the matter of the will of Robert E. Hopkins. Dir.
Taurytown Nat. Bank; v.-p. The Bradley Estate. In-
dependent Republican; Episcopalian. Recreation: Golf.
Clubs: Union League. Transportation (N. Y. City),
Ardsley. Address: Dobbs Ferry, Westchester Co., N. Y.

MIDDLETON, CLIFFORD L.

Merchant; b. Brooklyn, July 31 1850; s. John N. B.
and Louisa (Lightbourn) Middleton; ed. Brooklyn
private schools; m. Brooklyn, 1802, Grace Graham
Ball; one daughter: Grace Lee, b. 1802. Went into
father's office, Middleton & Co., N. Y. City, 1S0S, and
now senior mem. of firm. Enlisted in Brooklyn City
Guard, Co. G, 13th Reg't N.G.N.Y., 1870; company
was transferred to Co. G, 23d Reg't, 1873; a.-d.-c. to
Brig. -Gen. Edward L. Molineaux, 11th Brigade, N.G.
N.Y., 1880; on staff of Brig.-Gen. William H. Brow-
nell, 4th Brigade, N.G.N. Y., 1882-1885; chief of staff
of Brig.-Gen. Rodney C. Ward, 4th Brigade, till
18S7, and continued the rank of lieut.-col. as a super-
numerary officer till 1900. Vestryman of St. John's
Episcopa'l Church. Brooklyn. Clubs: Hamilton, Mon-
tauk, Excelsior. Address: 146 Remsen St., Brooklyn,
N. Y.
MIDDLETON, EDMUND SMITH

Clergyman, teacher, writer; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 16,
1862; s. George Armstrong and Mary Augusta (Smith)
Middleton; ed. Harvard Univ., A.B., 1885, Gen. Theol.
Sem., 1889; St. Francis Xavier, A.M., 1893; B.'D., Gen.
Theol. Sem., 1906; m. N. Y. City, 1893, Sara Belle Kent;
children: John B., b. 1894 (deceased), Helen Elizabeth,
b. 1897, George Kent, b. 1903. Travelled in U. S.,
1885-1886; in Europe, 1893-1894. Teacher of. Greek,
1892-1904, and master of Greek in Trinity Sch., N. Y.
City, 1904-1912. Examining Chaplain Diocese of N. Y.,
1909-1912. Was ordained deacon in the Episcopal Ch.,
1889; priest, 1890. In 1891 withdrew from ministry
owing to changes in doctrinal belief; lived 15 years as
a layman and was restored to Episcopalian ministry
in 1905; resigned from ministry in 1912; now master
at Morristown Sch. While in General Seminary won
Seymour Prize, in 1888, as best extemporaneous
preacher, and 1889, the Alumni Ecclesiastical History
Prize; won second prize in N. Y'. Herald Short Story
Competition in 1903, with story, A City Pastoral; in
1904 won Black Cat prize with story, The Magic
Billiard Ball (Oct. number, 1908); won third prize
N. Y. Herald Short Story Competition in 1909 with
story, Gaskill's Gold Mine; in 1906 wrote theological
thesis, The Relations of Particular or National
Churches. Sec. American Folk Lore Soc; mem. Nat.
Geog. Soc. Harvard Alumni, Gen. Theol. Sem. Alumni.
Address: 12 Randolph St., Yonkers, N. Y.

MIDDLETON, GEORGE

Dramatist author; b. Paterson, N. J., Oct. 27, 1S80;
s. George and Ida V. (Blakeslee) Middleton; ed. N. Y.



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