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Columbia Univ. Law Sch., LL.B.. 1894. Engaged In
practise of profession since graduation; admitted to
N. Y. State Bar. Counsel for Manhattan Elevated
R. R. ; mem. firm of Morrison & Morrison, and Eliot
Norton. Mem. Sons of Revolution, St. Andrews Soc.
Clubs: Metropolitan, Westchester Country. Residence:
12 Fifth Av. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y. City.

MORRISON, DAVID MITCHELL

Chm'n B'd of Dirs. Washington Trust Co.; b. N. Y.
City, 1841; s. James M. Morrison (pres. Manhattan
Company's Bank); ed. private sehs. and Coll. City of
N. Y., class 1860. Served with 17th N. Y. Reg't in
Civil War in 1863; m. 1877, Abby, d. Capt. Nathaniel
Putnam, of Brooklyn; children: Natalie, Lilian (Mrs.
Wm. J. Tingue, Jr.), Putnam Mitchell, Abby P. Was
with banking house of Drexel, Winthrop & Co., 1863-
1864; established, 1864. with brother-in-law, A. E.
Putnam, firm of Morrison & Putnam, continuing until
1S84, when retired from active business. Mem. N. Y.
Chamber of Commerce, St. Andrew's Soc; life mem.
N. Y. Hist. Soc Clubs: Union League, Merchants,
Metropolitan, Chi. Psi. Residence: 20 E. 49th St.
Address: 253 Broadway, N. Y. City.

MORRISON, GEORGE AUSTIN

Capitalist; b. Fordoun, KincaTdineshire, Scotland,
Nov. 30, 1832; s. Alexander and Christian (Lyle) Mor-
rison; ed. Fordoun and Aberdeen, Scotland; m. N. Y.
City, May 26, 1863, Lucy Anne King; children: George
Austin, Jr.; Charles King. Mem. wholesale dry goods
firm of Cochran & Co., 186S; mem. wholesale dry
goods firm of Morrison, Herriman & Co., 1869-1889;
pres. Am. Cotton Oil Co.. 1895-1912. and chm'n b'd
dirs. Am. Cotton Oil Co.; v.-p. Washington Trust Co.;
trustee N. Y. Life Ins. Co.. Greenwich Savings Bank;
dir. Atlas Portland Cement Co. Republican; Episco-
palian. Mem. St. George's Soc; life mem. and ex-pres.
St. Andrew's Soc. of State of N. Y.; life mem. N. Y.



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Hist. Soc. ; mora. Chamber of Commerce, Nat. Acad.
Design, Met. Museum of Art, Am. .Museum of Nat.
History, Holland Lodge, F. and A. M. Clubs: Century,
Metropolitan, Lawyers. Address: 151 Central Park W.,
N. Y. City.

MORRISON, GEORGE AUSTIN, JR.

Lawyer, author: b. N. V. City, March 26, 1864; s.
George Austin and Lucy Anne (King) Morrison; grad.
Harvard Univ., A.B. (honor in philosophy), 1887; Co-
lumbia Sch., Polit. Science, M.A. 18SS; Columbia Law
Sch., LL.B., 1SS9; m. April 9, 19i2, Magdalen Worden.
Author: King Family of Rhode Island; The King
Families in England; Laurent de Camp and His De-
scendants; The Clark Families of Rhode Island; The
Memorial History of St. Andrew's Soc; The King
Heraldry. Trustee N. Y. Geneal. and Biog. Soc; mem.
and pres. St. Andrew's Soc; mem. St. George's Soc,
St. Nicholas Soc, Sons of Revolution, Soc Colonial
Wars, N. Y. Geneal. Soc. Clubs: Lawyers, Metropoli-
tan. Residence: 151 Central Park W. Address: 43
Cedar St., N. Y. City.

MORROW, DWIGHT WHITNEY

Lawyer; b. Huntington, \V. Va., Jan. 11, 1873; s.
James" E. and Clara (Johnson) Morrow; grad. Am-
herst Coll., A.B. 1S95; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1899;
m. Cleveland, Ohio, June 16. 1903, Elizabeth Reeve
Cutter; children: Elizabeth, b. 1904; Anne, b. 1906;
Dwight W., Jr., b. 190S. Engaged in practise of law
as mem. of firm of Simpson, Thacher and Bartlett.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Clubs: University, Rail-
road, City, Englewood Country. Residence: Engle-
wood, N. J. Address: 62 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

MORROW, SAMUEL ROSEBURGH

Physician and surgeon; b. Albany, X. Y., May 6,
1S49-* s. Rev. Samuel Frame Morrow, D.D., and Mary
Roseburgh; grad. Albany (N. Y.) Acad., 1866; Yale
Coll., A.B., 1S70, A.M., 1874; Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Co-
lumbia), M.D., 1878; m. Albany, N. Y., May 8, 1889,
Elizabeth Gwynne Hutchins, of Albany, N. Y.; one
son. Taught one year in Russell Mil. Inst, at New
Haven, Conn.; in Hopkins Grammar Sch., New Haven,
Conn., 1869-1S73; Greek in Yale Coll., 1873-1876. House
surgeon Bellevue Hosp., N. Y. City, 1877-1879; spent
one year in European study, 1879-1880. Has been
professor (first of anatomy, later of practice of sur-
gery), Albany Med. Coll. (Med. Dep't of Union Univ.),
since 1SS6. Visiting surgeon to the Albany, Child's,
St. Peter's and Incurables' Hospitals of Albany, N. ST.,
since 1881. Republican (independent): Presbyterian.
Mem. Albany County Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc,
Am. Acad, of Medicine. Mem. Alpha Delta Phi fra-
ternity, Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Clubs: Aurania, Camera,
Medical Whist, University (all of Albany, N. Y). Ad-
dress: 48 Lancaster St., Albany, N. Y.

MORSCHAUSER, JOSEPH

Jurist; b. Hvde Park, Dutchess County, N. Y., March
30, 1863; s. Joseph and Henrietta (Rottman) Mor-
schauser; ed. in common schools and by private tutor;
m. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., Jan. 27, 1889, Katherine W.
Bauer. Admitted to bar of N. Y. State, 1884, and en-
gaged in practice of law at Poughkeepsie. Justice
of the peace, 1886-1892; also civil service comm'r,
Poughkeepsie, 1889-1890; recorder of Poughkeepsie,
1S99-1900; citv judge, 1902-1906: elected Nov., 1906,
justice of the Supreme Court of N. Y. for the 9th Dist.
for term expiring Dec. 31. 1920. Republican; Catholic.
Address: Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

MORSE, ALBERT T.

Merchant; b. March 16, 1852; s. Chas. P. and Persis
(Thorndike) Morse; ed. Worcester, Mass. Engaged
for years as merchant in crude rubber; head of firm
of A. T. Morse & Co.; dir. Am. Hard Rubber Co.; has
traveled in S. America and Europe. Clubs: New
York, Down Town, Apawamis. Legal residence:
Charlestown, N. H. ; town residence: 154 W. 57th St.
Address: 35 S. William St., N. Y. City.

MORSE, DANIEL PARMELEE

Manufacturer; b. Malone, N. Y., April 6, 1852; s.
Northrop and Julia I. (Parmelee) Morse; ed. common
sch. and Franklin Acad., Malone, N. Y.; m. Hacken-
sack, N. J., Dec. 4, 1878, Adelia Z. Terhune; children:
Raymond Parmelee, b. 1881; Henry New, b. 18S3; Mar-
jory, b. 1886; Daniel Parmelee, Jr., b. 1893. Pres. Morse
& Rogers, large wholesale shoe mf'rs of N. Y. City;
pres. Edwin C. Burt Co., mf'rs women's shoes, Brook-
lyn; Nat Shoe Wholesalers' Ass'n; for 25 years leading
figure in N. Y. wholesale shoe industry. Dir. vv. H.
McElwain Co.. Boston, Mass.; Irving Nat. Bank; mem.
Advisory B'd Brooklyn Banking Dep't Title Guarantee
& Trust Co.: mem. Advisory B'd Aetna branch Broad-
way Trust Co. Republican. Mem. N. Y. Chamber of



Commerce, B'd of Trade and Transportation, Mf'rs'
Ass'n, Brooklyn League, Morse Soc, N. E. Soc Rec-
reations: Golf, travel, motoring, yachting, fishing.
Clubs: Union League, Merchants Ass'n (dir. and 1st
v.-p.), Arkwright, Lincoln, Hamilton (Brooklyn), Nas-
sau Country, Huntington Country, St. Augustine Golf
(St. Augustine. Fla.), Northport Yacht. Residence
(summer): Northport, L. I. (winter): Brooklyn, N. Y.
Address: Duane &, Hudson Sts., N. Y. City.

MORSE, EDWIN WILSON

Editor; b. Natick, Massachusetts, Mar. 29, 1855; s.
Major Edwin C. and Mary A. (Wilson) Morse; ed.
.Phillips Exeter Acad, and Harvard Coll., grad., A.B.,
1878, and elected to Phi Beta Kappa Soc; m. Spring-
field, Mass., Sept. 14, 1SS1, Florence L. Stone. On be-
ing graduated was on staff of N. Y. Tribune for sev-
eral years; then became N. Y. corr. Boston Evening
Transcript; April, 1887, entered service of Charles
Scribner's Sons, as editor The Book Buyer, and later
became editor in book dep't of the house; when busi-
ness incorporated, Feb., 1904, elected a dir. and sec.
of corp'n; resigned and retired from active business,
Feb., 1910. Published: Causes and Effects in American
History: The Story of the Origin and Development of
the Nation, Sept., 1912. Recreations: Yachting, pool,
bridge. Clubs: University, Century, Barnard, Nan-
tucket Yacht. Address: Nantucket, Mass.

MORSE, HORACE J.

Banker and broker; b. Norwalk, O., 1838; s. Charles
A. and Lauretta Morse; ed. Lockport, N. Y., and Cam-
bridge, Mass.; m. Hartford, Conn., 1862, Frances E.
Trask. Adj. -gen. State of Conn, during Civil War.
Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange since May 8, 1869; senior
mem. firm of A. M. Kidder & Co.; v.-p. People's Trust
Co. Mem. S. A. R, Ohio Soc. of N. Y., Brooklyn Inst.
Arts and Sciences, Soc Prevention Cruelty to Children.
Clubs: Hamilton, Rambrandt (Brooklyn). Residence:
S20 St. Mark's Av., Brooklyn. Address: 5 Nassau St.,
N. Y. City.

MORSE, RICHARD CARY

Gen. sec. Internat. Y. M. C. A.; b. Hudson, N. Y.,
Sept. 19, 1841; s. Richard C. and Sarah L. (Davis)
Morse; grad. Yale, B.A., 1862, M.A., 1865; studied the-
ology at Princeton and Union Theol. Sems., until 1867;
m. Brooklyn, 1883, Jane E. Van Cott. Ass't editor N.
Y. Observer, 1867-1868; ordained to ministry (Pres-
by'n), Jan., 1869, but since June, 1869, gen. see Inter-
nat. Com., Y. M. C. A. of N. America, with headquarters
in N. Y. City; hon. Am. sec. since 1878, World's Com.
Y. M. C. A., headquarters Geneva, Switzerland; Am.
mem. 1896-1907. Mn'g Com. of World's Student Chris-
tian Federation; mem. since 1885, Graduate Com., Yale
Univ. Y. M. C. A.; adv. dir. N. Y. City Y. M. C. A.; mem/
Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Ass'n. Author: Y. M. C. A. As
It Is, 1872. 1877; Young Men United, 1886; State Work
of the Y. M. C. A., 1891; Life of R. R. McBurney, 1899;
Polity of the Y. M. C A., 1904; Fifty Years of Y. M. C.
A. Federation, 1905; Relation to the Churches of the
Y. M. C. A., 1906: History of N. Am. Y. M. C. A., 1913.
Address: 124 E. 28th St., N. Y. City.

MORSE, TYLER

Born Boston, Mass., Feb. 4, 1875; s. Leopold and
Georgiana (Rav) Morse; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B.,
1898; Harvard Law Sch., 3 years; m. N. Y. City, Jan.,
1907, Allon Fuller Black. Admitted to Mass. bar, Feb.,
1901. Traveled extensively in Abyssinia, Egypt, Sou-
dan, French Somaliland. Etritrea, Red Sea. etc. In-
dependent Democrat; Episcopalian. Fellow Royal
Geog. Soc Recreations: Tennis, golf, motoring, trav-
eling, shooting. Clubs: Puritan (Boston), Garden City
Golf, Turf & Field. Harvard, Am. Kennel (mem. B'd
of Dirs.), Automobile of America, Royal Automobile of
England. Address: Westbury, L. I., N. Y.

MORSE, WALDO GRANT

Lawyer; b. Rochester, N. Y., March 13, 1859; s.
Adolphus and Mary E. (Grant) Morse; paternal ances-
tor, Samuel Morse, came to this country in 1635 and
settled in Dedham, Mass.; maternal ancestor, Chris-
topher Grant, one of founders of Watertown, Mass.;
ed. privately and at Univ. of Rochester; m. Seneca
Falls, N. Y., 1886, Adelaide P. Cook. Admitted to bar,
1884; since 1888, practising in N. Y. Oity; v.-p. and
dir. State Bank of Seneca Falls, N. Y.; dir. and coun-
sel Universal Film Mf'g Co., Employers' Liability Ins.
Co., and Sonora Chime Co. Took an especial interest
in preservation of Palisades; appt'd Palisades com'r
by Gov. Morton; drew Palisades Reservation bills.
Mem. of com. of Scenic and Historic Preservation Soc.
in charge of preservation of Highlands of Hudson.
Was 2d pres.. now dir. Morse Soc, incorporated under
laws of State of N. Y. ; engaged in publication of
genealogy of Morse family; mem. Am. Acad. Polit. and



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Social Science, Am. Acad. Jurisprudence, Am. Bar
Aas'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
Westchester Co. Bar Ass'n, Soc. of Colonial "Wars,
Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Lawyers, Quill, Reform,
Amackassin, Seagull Golf, Wykagyl Country. Resi-
dence: Yonkers, N. Y. Address: 10 Wall St., N. Y.
City.

MORTIMER, GEORGE TREMAINE

Real estate; b. Astoria, L. I., 1875; s. William
Golden (M.D.) and Sarah Adams Mortimer; grad. N Y
Univ. 1896; m. 1898, Elizabeth Schenck Larzelere.
one son, George T, Jr.. b. 1899. V.-p. U. S. Realty
and' Improvement do.; pres and dir Everett Invest-
ing Co., and Tudor Realty Co.; dir. George A. Fuller
Co Chestnut St. Realty Co.. Greenwich & Cortlandt
St Co v -p and dir. Broadway Improvement Ass n.
Fifth Av. Comm'n, Heights of Buildings Commn; v.-p.
Realty Co., Broad and Beaver St. Co., Jerome Barnard
Associates sec. and dir. Beaver Building Co Mem.
Fifth Av. Comm'n, Heights of Buildings Commn; v.-p.
and dir. City Economy League; mem. Brooklyn League,
Nat. Geog. Soc, 71st Reg't Veterans, N. Y Univ.
Alumni Republican. Clubs: Lawyers (gov.) White-
hall (v.-p. and dir.), Delta Phi, Pilgrims, Riding and
Driving Crescent Athletic, Brooklyn Yacht, University.
Address': Trinity Bld'g, N. Y. City.

MORTON, LEVI PARSONS .

Former Vice-Pres. of U. S, and Gov. of N. Y., b.
Sho?eham Vt! May 16, 1824; youngest s. Rev Daniel
Oliver and Lucretia (Parsons) Morton; ed. Shoreham
Acad; LLD: Dartmouth Coll., July 14, 1891, and Mid-
dlebur- (Vt.) Coll., 1892; m. 1st, Lucy Kimball (died
l871V2d 1873/ Anna Livingston Street; five children,
four now living. On completion of academy course,
engaged in me? can tile business; when .20 years old
bef an business at Hanover, N. H., continuing about five
yefrs; in 1849, became connected with house of James
M Beebe & Co., Boston, as clerk; joined the Arm later
as' partner and after about Ave years came to N. Y.
Citv and established the wholesale dry goods comm n
house of Morton & Grinnell; in 1863, went into the
banking business, .establishing the house of Morton,
Bliss & Co.. and in connection with Sir John Rose,
who was late financial minister of Canada, founded
house of Morton, Rose & Co. London Made careful
study of the financial transactions of the U. S. Uov t,
and his firm was one of the syndicates which success-
fully assisted in funding the national debt and made
the resumption of sp'l payments Possible at a fixed
rate. The London firm were the first fiscal agents
of the U. S. Gov't, 1873-1884; were again appt d, 1889.
In the negotiation of the U. iS. bonds and the pay-
ment of the Geneva Award of $15,500,000 and the
Halifax Fishery Award of $5,500,000, his firm was
associated with Messrs, Rothschilds and other London
bankers Firm of Morton, Bliss & Co. was dissolved
Oct 1 1899, and was succeeded by the Morton Trust
Co.; continued at head of the London house of Morton,
Rose & Co. until its dissolution. App't, 1878 by
President Hayes, hon. comm'r of U. S. to the Paris
Exp'n; elected, 1878 and 1880, to 46th and 47th Con-
gresses, serving from 1879-1883; strongly opposed the
unlimited coinage of silver in 1879; also deeply in-
terested in internat. politics and relations of U. S.
with other countries; mem. of Foreign Affairs Com.
of the 46th Congress. Informally tendered Rep. nomi-
nation for v.-p. at Chicago Conv., 1880, but declined,
preferring to remain in Congress; subsequently given
choice between a place in Cabinet as Secretary of
Navy, or the French mission; chose the latter, serving
1881-1885; while in that position was able to secure
the removal of restrictions upon the importation of
Am. pork to France, and the recognition of Am.
corp'ns in that country; drove the first rivet in the
Bartholdi Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World,
and had the honor of accepting it for his gov't; repre-
sented U. S. at Paris Elec. Exp'n, and at Submarine
Cable Conv.; nominated for v.-p. of U. S. by Rep.
party, 1888, at Chicago Conv., and elected on presi-
dential ticket with Benjamin Harrison, serving 1889-
1893; Nov., 1894, elected Gov. State of N. Y.. held that
office 1895-1897. Organized the Morton Trust Co. of
N. Y., 1897, which merged with Guaranty Trust Co.,
1910; dir. Guaranty Trust Co. Home Insurance Co.
Mem. New England Soc.,' 'S. A. R., Am. Geog. Soc.
Clubs: Metropolitan (pres.). Union, Union League,
Lawyers, Republican, Tuxedo, Century, Down Town.
Country home, Ellerslle, Rhinecliff. Rhinebeck-on-
the-Hudson, N. Y. Residence: 998 Fifth Av., N. Y.
City.

MOSCHCOWITZ, ALEXIS V.

Physician; <b. Giralt, Hungary, April 25, 1865; s.
Moritz and Resie (Friedlander) Moschcowitz; ed. in



Gymnasium at Eperjes, Hungary; Coll. of Pharmacy,
Columbia Univ.; Coll. Phys. and Surgs., Columbia
Univ., M.D., 1891; m. Dec. 22, 1898, Mllly Loewi; one
d., Frances Ethel, b. Jan. 15, 1900. Engaged in prac-
tise of medicine in N. Y. City from 1891. Attending
surgeon Mt. Moriah Hosp. ; asso. surgeon Mt. Sinai
Hosp. Mem. N Y. Acad, of Medicine and various
med. socs., A.A.A.S., Am. Geog. Soc, etc. Club: Har-
monic Address: 925 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

MOSCHCOWITZ, PAUL

Artist; b. Giralt, Hungary, March 4, 1876; s. Moritz
and Resie (Friedlander) Moschcowitz; ed. public schs.,
N. Y. and by private tutors; m. N. Y., July 15, 1905,
Madeline Raab; one d., Mildred Florence, b. Jan. 13,
1908. Instr. at Pratt Inst., Brooklyn; farmer instr.
Art Students League, N. Y. ; asso. Nat. Acad, of De-
sign; received Tiffany Gold Medal, Saltus Prize; ex-
hibited at Salon, Paris, Soc. of Am. Artists. Nat. Acad.
I'an-Am. Exb'n, St. Louis World's Fair; silver medal
St. Louis Exp'n for portrait painting. Former trustee
Artists Aid Soc Residence: 2085 Lexington Av. Ad-
dress: 31 Barclay St., N. Y. City.

MOSELEY, GEORGE THOMAS

Physician surgeon; b. Syracuse, N. Y., Oct. 7, 1863;
s. George Thomas and Kate M. (Bogue) Moseley; grad.
N. Y. Homoeopathic Med. Coll., M.D., 1885; Coll. Phys.
and Surg. (Columbia), M.D., 1886; m. Buffalo, N. Y.,
Oct. 22, 1901, Elite W. Brayton. Consulting surgeon,
Collins State Hosp., Erie Co. Hosp., Memorial Hosp.,
Niagara Falls; consulting physician Batavia Hosp.;
attending surgeon, Buffalo Homoe. Hosp.; examining
physician, N. Y. State Hosp. for Tuberculosis. Clubs:
Saturn, Buffalo Yacht. Address: 202 Delaware Av.,
Buffalo, N. Y.

MOSENTHAL, PHILIP JAMES

Insurance, fire prevention expert; b. Port Elizabeth,
Cape Colony, March 1, 1864; s. Hermann and Marie
Elise (Steinau) Mosenthal; ed. public and private
schools, Coll. City of N. Y., B.S., 1883, M.S., 18S9 (com-
mencement honors at graduation, Phi Beta Kappa).
Mem. insurance firm H. Mosenthal & Son (founded
1868); makes specialty of advising with owners and
architects in building construction for safety and low
insurance cost; made plans as to fire prevention and
extinguishing for the Bankers Trust Company, the
New Theater, Hotel Manhattan and Hotel Belmont,
Saks & Co. and B. Altman & Co.'s (new) store, Stein-
way & Sons' piano factories, John Stephenson Co.'s
car works, Elizabeth, N. J., Carnegie Hall, and other
important structures, which are considered the safest
of their kind and carry the lowest rate of insurance
of any similar fire risks, possibly, in U. S. One of
founders of University Settlement. Independent Dem-
ocrat. Mem. Nat. Fire Protection Ass'n, Nat. Hist.
Ass'n, Am. Numismatic Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc, Am.
Forestry Ass'n, Nat. Soc. Craftsmen, Metropolitan
Museum of Art, Am. Fine Arts Soc, Phi Beta Kappa.
Clubs: National Arts Underwriters, Reform, Lieder-
kranz. Address: 95 William St., N. Y. City.

MOSES, ALFRED JOSEPH

Educator; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 25, 1859; s.
Thomas P. and Margaret (Gaskell) Moses; ed. Brook-
lyn public schools, Warren Acad., Woburn, Mass.,
Columbia Univ., E.M., Ph.D., Univ. of Munich; m. 1st,
1887, Elizabeth B. Gilbert (died 1902); 2d, 1906, Mar-
garet C. Magrath; children: Alfred S., b. 1888, Mar-
garet M., b. 1893, Thomas P., b. 1907, George M., b.
1907, John H., b. 1909. Prof, mineralogy, Columbia,
since 1897. Mem. La Societe Francaise de Mineralogie,
Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs; Sigma Xi, fellow N. Y. Acad.
Sciences, A. A. A. S. Author: Mineralogy, Crystallog-
raphy and Blow-pipe Analysis, 1895; Characters of
Crystals, 1899. Contb'r to School of Mines Quarterly,
Am. Journal of Science, Zeitschrift fur Krystallog-
raphie, Science, etc Recreations: Golf, boating. Club;
Columbia University. Address: Columbia Univ., N. Y.
City.

MOSES, FREDERICK J.

Lawyer; b. Trenton, N. J., Sept. 22, 1870; s. John
and Olivia Gardner (Forman) Moses; ed. Lawrence-
ville Sch., Princeton Univ., B.S., 18U2; N. Y. Law Sch.,
LL.B., (with honors), 1894; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 23,
1898, Elizabeth Aimee Lacombe; children: Henry La-
combe, b. March 21, 1901 (died Oct. 27, 1907), Fred-
erick J., Jr., b. Feb. 7, 1903; William Townsend, b.
May 8, 1907; Elizabeth Lacombe, b. Feb. 18, 1909. En-
gaged in practise of law, N. Y. City, mainly as trial
counsel for railways and ins. cos.; now mem. law
firm Moses, Morris & Henderson. Republican. Clubs:
Princeton (N. Y. City), Tiger Inn (Princeton, N. J.).
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MOSES, MONTROSE J.

Editor, critic; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 2, 1S7S; s. Monte-
flore J. and Rose (Jonas) Moses; ed. in schs. of Mont-
gomery, Ala., and N. Y. City; Coll. City of N. Y., B.S.,
1899; m. Feb. 1, 1911, Dorothy Heme. On editorial
staff Literary Digest, 1900-1902; editor Funk & Wag-
nails' Standard Readers, 1902-1903; dramatic editor
The Reader Magazine (Bobbs-Merrill Co.), 1903-1906;
editor of stage edition of morality play Everyman,
1903, 1907 (Mitchell Kennerley); editor, Palmer Cox
Brownie Primer, 1906 (Century). Dramatic critic The
Independent (N. Y.) and The Book News Monthly
(Philadelphia), 190S-1909; dramatic critic The Bell-
man (Minneapolis), 1910-1912. Contb'r on The Drama
to Appleton's Year Book, 1912; also writer of articles
in leading magazines. Author: Famous Actor Fami-
lies in America, 1906 (T. Y. Crowell & Co.); Children's
Books and Reading, 1907 (Mitchell Kennerley); Hen-
rik Ibsen: The Man and His Plays, 1908 (Mitchell Ken-
nerley); Introduction to Maeterlinck's "Pellfeas and
MSlisande," 1908 (T. Y. Crowell & Co.); The Literature
of the South, 1909 (T. Y. Crowell & Co.); The American
Dramatist, 1911 (Little, Brown & Co.); Maurice Maeter-
linck: A Study, 1911 (uffield). Translated On Emer-
son and other Essays by Maurice Maeterlinck, 1912
(Dodd, Mead & Co.). Am. Editor, The Green Room
Book, 190S. Translated The Oberammergau Passion
Play, 1910 (Duffield). Contb'r to The South in the
Building of the Nation. Delivered a course of lectures
on children's literature before the Pittsburgh Carne-
gie Library Training Sen. for Children's Librarians,
1907-1909. Lecturer N. Y. Univ. Summer Sch., 1910-
1911; Univ. of the South, Sewanee, Tenn., 1912. Ad-
dress: 5G1 W. 141st St., N. Y. C'ty.

MOSHER, EDGAR SEEBER

Lawyer; b. Brookfleld, Linn Co., Mo., Feb. 18, 187S;
s. Charles Sheldon and Lucy M. (Brown) Mosher; ed.
Auburn Academic High Sch. (classical), 1896; Cornell
Univ., A.B. (with high honors), 1900, LL.B., 1902; read
law with A. H. Searing Cayuga Count./ Judge; m.
Port Byron. N. Y., Nov. 10, 1904, Mary Mabel Harnden;
children: Esther, b. Dec. IS, 1906; Edgar Harnden, b.
Oct. 28, 1911. City judge of Auburn since 1912. Prof,
public speaking dep't Auburn Academic High Sch.,
1902-1904; pres. Cornell Debate Union, 1901-1902;
Municipal Health Comm'r City of Auburn, 1907-1908.
Mem. Y. M. C. A. of Auburn, dir., 1903-1908, v. -p., 1901,
pres., 1905-1907. Presbyterian. Mem. W. M. of Auburn
Lodge, 431 F. and A. M., 1908, now sec. Past Masters'
Ass'n 30th Masonic Dist., N. G. Hardenburgh Lodge,
748 I. O. O. F., Supervisor 10th Ward, City of Auburn,
1910. Past Dist. deputy Urand Master, 30th Masonic
Dist., 1911-1912, and P. D. D. G. M. of Cayuga Dist.
No. 1, I. O. O. F., 1911-1912. Clubs: Cornell Republican

(pres. 1901-1902); Theodore Roosevelt Republican
(Auburn; pres. 1903-1905); Cornell of Cayuga County

(sec.-treas. since 1910). Address: 26 Grant Av., Au-
burn, N. Y.

MOSHER, ELIZA M.

Phvsician; b. Cayuga Co., N. Y., 1846; d. Augustus
and Maria (Sutton) Mosher; grad. Friends' Acad.,
Union Springs, N. Y., 1862; Univ. of Mich., M.D., 1875;
studied in London and Paris, 1S79-1880. Res'dent phy-
sician, 1877-1S79, sup't, 1881-1883, Mass. Reformatory
for Women; asso. prof, physiology and resident phy-
sician, Vassar Coll., 1883-1886; physician in gen.
practice, Brooklyn, N. Y., 1886-1896; prof, hygiene,
dup't of literature, science and the arts, and women's
dean, Univ. of Mich., 1896-1902; lecturer on physiology,
Chautauqua Summer Sch. of Physical Ed'n, since 1888;
hygiene for girls, Adelphi Coll., Brooklyn; practising
in Brooklyn since 1902. Author: Health and Happi-
ness, A Message to Girls (Funk and Wagnalls Co.,
N. 'Y.). Residence: 379 Washington Av. Address:
Galen Hall, Brooklyn, N. Y.

MOSHER, JESSE MONTGOMERY

Physician; b. Albany, N. Y., Oct. 12, 1864; s. Jacob
S. and Emma Starr (Montgomery) Mosher; ed. Albany
Acad., Union Coll., A.B., 1886, A.M., 1SS9; Albany Med.
Coll., M.D., 1S89; m. Philadelphia, Pa., Mar., 1890,
Eleanor Bassett Chapin; children: John Chapln, b.
1894; Eleanor Montgomery, b. 1895; Emilie Starr, b.
1900. Physician to State Hosp. for the Insane, 1889-
1895; student in Vienna, Berlin and London, 1895-1896;
In med. practice in Albany since 1896. Attending
specialist in mental diseases, Albany Hosp.; clinical
prof, neurology, insanity and electro-therapeutics, Al-



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