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Was pres. People's Bridge Ass'n. which succeeded in
having the great Williamsburg Bridge built by City
of N Y. Alwavs a Republican; was unsuccessful can-
didate in 5th N. Y. Dist. for 53d Congress: -elected
to 54th and 55th Congresses, serving on the Com.
Inter-state and Foreign Commerce; unsuccessful can-
didate for 56th Congress; sec. U. S. Senate. 1909-
1013 Clubs: Metropolitan, Chevy Chase (Washing-
ton. D. C), Union League (Brooklyn!. Residence:
1000 Gates Av.. Brooklyn, X. Y.

Clergyman: b. Troy, X. Y.. July 2. 1S79: s. Herman
C. and Phoebe (Hetherton) Bennett; grad. Schuyler-
ville High Sch.. J890: Syracuse Univ.. A.P... (Phi Beta
Kappa)/ 1004: Drew Theol. Sem., BD 1906; m. Pitts-
town, X. Y.. Sept. 28. 1904, Nellie C. Rose. Ordained
to the ministry and has served as pastor M. E.
churches at Marion. X. Y . 1003-1004: E. Moriches. X. Y
1 "H4-1905: Garnerville. X. Y.. 1905-1906: Xorth Creek.
X. Y.. 1906-1908; Long Lake. X. Y.. 1908-1911; Still-
water, N. Y., since 19-11. Prohibitionist. Mem. Phi
Beta Kappa Soc, (Kapna Chapter, Syracuse Univ.).
vddress: Stillwater. X. Y.




Co sul general ol Great Britain; b. Plymouth, ling.,
May 11. 1855; s. John Nicholas Bennett, ul Kurd l'ark,
Plymouth. Appointed vice-consul at Panama, Oct. I.
LS78, and was acting consul there at intervals from
L876 to L882; appt'd consul at Guatemala, Feb 13, 1883;
acting consul-general there during 1SS-1; appt'd consul
at Kio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Jan. 10, 1885, and to
Reunion, March 1, 1890. Employed on public service
at I'aris concerning Indian Coolie Immigration; made
a Companion of the Indian Umpire, June 21, 19t>0, and
transferred as consul at Bilboa, Spain, June 9, 1900.
Promoted to consul general at San Francisco, Nov. 11,
1901; remained there until .May, 1907, going through
the earthquake and Are of 190G; transferred June 0,
1907, to New York, where is now serving as consul
general of Great Britain. Received Coronation Medal
1911. Fellow Royal Colonial Inst. Clubs: Calumet,
Down Town. Address: British Consulate General, 17
State St., N. Y. City.


Corp'n official: b. Sterling, N. Y., about 1843; s.
James and Emily Andrus (Douglass) Bennett; ed.
common sens., Ya.. 1883; Eastman's Business Coll.,
Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll., M.D.,
1S71; m. N. Y. City, 1S7G, Matilda Booraem Wilmurt;
children: James Albert, Jr., (deceased); Emily B. (Mrs.
Robert M. Rogers); Matilda (Mrs. Leo C. Stern); Wil-
murt A., Stanley R. Moved to N. Y. City, 1864, and
entered emplov Manhattan Gas Light Co. Later ass't
chief clerk, then chief clerk; on consolidation of Gas
Companies in 1SS4, appt'd ass't supt., later supt. of
Branch 2, Consolidated Gas Co. of N. Y. ; promoted
ass't sec, 1901; treas., 1903, which office still holds.
Also treas. Astoria Light, Heat & Power Co.; v.-p. and
dir. Andrew J. Robinson Co., bld'rs; mg'r Am. Tract
Sop.; trustee Harlem Savings Bank; dir. TJ. S. Fire
Ins. Co., and Ball Electric Illuminating Co. Inde-
pendent Republican; Baptist. Mem. N. Y. County
Homce. Med. Soc, Cayuga Co., N. Y. Soc, Bapt. Social
Union, Nat. Geog. Soc; senior mem. Am. Inst, of Homoe-
opathy; life mem. Masons, and N. E. Soc. Dir.
Y.MC.A. X. Y. Citv, Jennie Clarkson Home for Chil-
dren. Valhalla, N. Y. : dir. and treas. N. Y. City Baptist
Mission Soc: pres. B'd Trustees Southern N. Y. Baptist
Ass'n. Residence: 2101 Fifth Av. Address: 4 Irving
PI., N. Y. City.


Journalist; b. N. Y. City, May 10, 1841; s. James
Gordon and Henrietta Agnes (Crean) Bennett; edu-
cated by private tutors; unmarried. Carefully trained
in journalism, and on death of father, 1S72, succeeded
to proprietorship and mg'mt of the Herald, which has
since continued; Fitted out. at personal expense, the
Jeannette Polar Exploring Exp'n; sent Henry M. Stan-
ley to Africa to find Livingston; for a time conducted
a London edition, and for years .has conducted and
still conducts a Paris- edition; inaugurated in England
the plan of publishing storm warnings telegraphed
from the United States. Joined John .W. Mackey, , in
1SS3 in the organization of the Commercial Cable Co.,
which laid an entirely new cable between America
and Europe (the Mackey-Bennett cables), greatly in-
creasing the volume and reducing the cost of trans-
atlantic communication between the Old and the New
Worlds. Recreation: Yachting; won an international
vacht race from Sandv Hook to the Needles, Isle of
Wight, against two competitors, with his schooner
yacht the Henrietta, 1S66. and sailed a similar race,
1870 from Queenstown to N. Y. Harbor, but was beaten
by the English Yacht Cambria. Resides the greater
part of the time in Paris. Address: 120 Champs
Elysees, Paris, France, and 37 W. 47th St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Durhamville, Oneida Co. N. Y.. April 8,
1S49: s. William H. and Elizabeth A. (Thompson) Ben-
nett; grad. Hamilton Coll., A.B.. m. June 25. 188o,
Emma May Wilson; one son, Dwight H., b. Feb. 25.
1S91; U. S. dist. att'y, Eastern District. N. Y., 1893-
1897, during administration of Grover Cleveland; now
mem. law firm Bennett & Crim: Pres. Guaranteed
Mortgage Co., of New York; Fabrica de Cuba Cigarros
Co.; v.-p. Bandntvpe Co.: dir. Manhattan Mortgage
Co. Democrat: Unitarian. Mem. N. Y. County Law-
yers' Ass'n. Clubs: Union League (Brooklyn), Alpha
Delta Phi (Hamilton Coll.). Brooklyn Democratic.
Residence: 1265 Dean St., Brooklyn. Address: 30
Broad St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer: b. Nashville, Tenn.. July 11. 1S69. of North-
ern parentage: grad. Oberlin Coll.. A.B.. 1S90: A.M..
1S95. Dir. Fruit Auction Co., and Englewood Realty
lumbia Law Sch., subject of quasi-contracts. Spring
of 1895, during illness of one of the professors. Mem.

law Brm in Mi i ' et1 .^ Sicher, since Nov. 1,

1895. Dir. Fruit Auction Co., and Englewood RealtJ
Co., mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Gen. Assembly
State of N. Y., serving in session of 1908, 1909, 1910.
Club: West Side Republican. Residence: 225 Central
Park W. Address: 15 William St., N. Y. City.


Civil eng'r; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 16, 1803; s. Brownlee
and Mary Maclay (Hogg) Bensel; grad. Stevens lust.
of Technology, M.E., 1884; m. 1896, Klla Louise Day;
children: Louise Day, John A., Jr.; Evelyn Adelaide.
Eng'r for Pa. R. R. Co.; consulting eng'r City of
Philadelphia, and for the Girard Estate in imino\ -
ment along Delaware River, Philadelphia. Kng'r-in-
chief Dep't of Docks, and dock comni'r N. V. City.
Comm'r B'd of Water Supply, 190S. Appt'd N. Y. State
Eng'r and Surveyor, 1910. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng rs,
Inst'n Civil Eng'rs (Great Britain), Chamber of Com-
merce, N. Y. City. Clubs: University, Union, Engi-
neers, City, Midday, Somerset County, Country. Resi-
dence: Marie Antoinette Hotel, 67th St. and Broad-
way, N. Y". City. Address; Albany, N. Y.


Physician, city official; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 22, 1869; s.
Brownlee and Mary Maclay (Hogg) Bensel; ed. private
sens, of N. Y. City, Coll. Phys. and Surg., M.D. 1890 (with
honors and a prize) ; m. Newport, R. I., June 19, 1894,
Alice Cooper, grandniece of James Fenimore Cooper,
the author; one d., Mary Cooper, b. 1896. Entered Belle-
vue Hosp. an interne, immediately after graduation;
served L% years as junior ass't, senior ass't and house
surgeon; served 3 months in Sloane Maternity Hosp.;
ass't surgeon, Vanderbilt Clinic, 5 years; clinical ass't,
ir.str. and lecturer on surgery, N. Y. Polyclinic Med.
School and Hosp., 5 years; in private practice since
graduation in 1S90. Appt'd med. insp. Dept. of Health,
N. Y. City, 1892; served through various grades until
1903, when appt'd ass't sanitary sup't of the dept.;
promoted sanitary sup't of dept. July 1. 1907; resigned
July 8, 1907, and appt'd Comm'r of Street Cleaning of
N. Y. City same date; resigned as Comm'r of Street
Cleaning Nov. 25, 1907, and reappointed sanitary sup't
of Dept. of Health: retired on half pay Oct. 1, 1913.
Asso. in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine Coll. Phys.
and Surg., Columbia Univ. First lieut. Med. Reserve
Corps, U.S.A., surgeon 1st Batallion Naval Militia.
Unitarian. Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc, N. Y. Hist. Soc, Ass'n
Military Surgeons, N. Y. Co. Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med.
Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Soc Alumni of Bellevue Hosp.,
Alumni Soc Sloane Maternity Hosp., Alumni Ass'n
Coll. Phys. and Surg., Med. Ass'n Greater City of N. Y.,
Physicians' Mutual Aid Ass'n, St. Andrew's Soc. Clubs:
N. Y. Athletic, Army and Navy (Wash., D. C), N. Y.
Press. Country home: Great South Bay, Amity ville,
L. I. Address: 355 W. 84th St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Valatie, N. Y., July 11, 1S66; s. George
E. and Sarah E. (Best) Benson; grad. Rutgers Coll.,
1S89; m. Hudson, N. Y.. Oct. 9, 1901, Maude S. Mesick:
children: Charles B.. b. April 11. 1903; John Mesick,
b. Aug. 10. 1905. Republican. Mem. Reformed (Dutch)
Ch. Author: Van Deusen Genealogy, under pen name
of "Mustapha Ben, S. E.": A Lark in Ancient Gardens
(Knickerbocker Press), The Familv of Best in Amer-
ica, of Holland Descent. Mem. N. Y. Geneal. and Biog.
Soc, N. Y. Hist. Soc. Nat. Geog. Soc. and Am. Scenic
and Hist. Preservation Soc, V.-p. Rutgers Coll. Ass'n
of Eastern N. Y. Recreations: Automobiling, golf.
Clubs: Reform, Nat. Arts, St. Elmo, Rutgers (N. Y.
Citv). Hudson (Hudson). Residence: 306 Warren St.,
Hudson, N. Y. Address: 12 S. 4th St., Hudson, N. Y.


Lawyer, eng'r; b. Ellenville, N. Y., July 31, 1858;
s. Edward W. and Emily (Humphrey) Bentley; grad.
Williston Sem., 1876; Yale, 1880; m. Washington. D. C,
1888, Mary H. Merrill; one son. Edward S., b. 1893.
Mem. law firm of Sheffield. Bentley & Betts. Mem.
Am. Ass'n Elec Eng'rs. Clubs: Century, Lawyers,
Yale, Rockaway Hunt. Address: 52 William St., N. Y.


Clergyman; nat. sec Actors' Oh. Alliance; b. Eng-
land. 1864; coming to U. S., entered business, and after
some time became an actor, appearing mainly in
Shakespearean and other classic roles; being brought
under influence of Phillips Brooks, studied for the
church, and was ordained by Bishop Huntington, 1891;
served several years as rector in Diocese of Central
N. Y., and in 1897 became associated with Rev. Dr.
Rylance as vicar of St. Mark's Ch., N. Y. City: later
served Rev. R. Heber Newton in same capacity: now
organizer and nat. sec. Actors' Ch. Alliamce. of which
is practicallv the founder. Address: Actors' Ch. Al-
liance. 129 Kent St., Brooklyn, N. Y.




Jurist; b. Tolland, Conn., May 7, 1848; s. Azarlah I.
anil Louisa W. (Allien) Benton; (mother des' >
from John Alden or Mayflower); grad. Cornell Univ.
B.A., 1871 (Phi Beta Kappa); Columbia Coll. Law Sch.,
LL.B., 1874; m. i \. Y.. July S, 1892, Catharine

S. Westerdeek: Ethel, b. 1896; George, Jr., b.

1897; Alice, b. 1900; Helen, b. 1903. Dist. att'y Monroe
Co., 1SS0-1892; surrogate Monroe Co., 1S9G-1905; county
jinUi- Milium in, i!Mi(i; Justice Supreme Court since
Jan. 1, L907. Campaign speaker; copt, Lincoln Guards,
1S84. Republican. Mason, Knight Templar and
Shriner (33") ; honorary life pres. Rochester Masonic
Temple. Club: Lincoln, of Monroe County (active
and hon. comd'r since org'n, 1SS0.). Residence: Spen-
cerport, N. Y. Address: Rochester, N. Y.


Methodist Episcopal clergyman; b. Middletovvn,
Conn., April 30, 1849; s. Rev. Josiah T. and Maria E.

(Granniss) Benton; ed. public schools in Providence.
R. I.; East Greenwich ( R. I.) Acad, honorary alumnus;
Wesleyan Univ., Middletown, Conn. (A.M., D.D.); m.
Stafford Springs, Conn., 1869, Ellen M. Taft; one
daughter, Eva M. Entered ministry in Providence
Conference. 1S70; served in several important pastor-
ates of conference; presiding elder Providence Dist.,
1890-1896; New Bedford Dist., 1901-1902; since 1902
recording sec. Board of Foreign Missions of M. E. Ch.
Was mem. 1888, and mem. and sec. Gen. Conference.
M. E. Ch., 1892, 1896, 1900, 1904 and 190S; sec. New
England Southern (formerly Providence) Conference,
1884-1903. Residence: Mt. Vernon, N. Y. Address: 150
Fifth Av, N. Y. City.


Artist, portrait painter; b. Einsiedeln. Switzerland.
1867; s. Adelrich (head of firm Benziger Bros., pub-
lishers, FJinsiedeln, Switzerland; New York, Cincinnati
and St. Louis) and Marie Koch; ed. Downside Coll..
England; Brussels, Geneva, Munich, Vienna, Academie
Julien, and Beaux Arts, Paris: m. St. Patrick's Ca-
thedral, N. Y. City, July 5, 1898, Gertrude Lytton:
children: Marie, b. 18.99; Helene, b. 1900; Marguerite,
b. 1902. Painted portraits of Pope Leo XIII, Sir
Stuart Knill, Lord Mayor of London; Leon Bourgeois.
Prime Minister of France; Pres. McKinlev, Richard
Croker. of N. Y., Pres. Roosevelt, Pres. Taft, Pres.
Diaz, of Mexico: Pres'ts of Switzerland, Hauser, Forrer
and Deueher; Cardinal Gibbons, of Baltimore; Senator
Shelby M. Cullom, for Capitol, Washington, D. C. ;
Robert S. Brookings, for Washington Univ., St. Louis;
J. Pierpont Morgan, Princess Duleep Singh, of London;
Duchess d'Aosta, and many others. Catholic, Commd'r
de 1'Ordre du Christ and officer de l'Ordre St. Jacque.
Mem. Union Artistique (Paris). Club: Manhattan.
Summer residence: Villa Gutenberg, Brunnen, Swit-
zerland. Address: 8 rue Eugene Flachat, Paris, and
140 W. 57th St., N. Y. City.


Journalist lb. Susquehanna, Pa., April 10, 1858; ed.
in public schs. Began in printing office, 1873; estab-
lished Hornellsville (N. Y.) Daily News at 19; sub-
sequently prop'r of newspapers at Cedar Rapids and
Des Moines, la., and Omaha and Lincoln, Neb.; since
1892 on staff of Omaha Bee, Chicago Inter Ocean, ana
Chicago Record Herald; transferred from financial
editorship latter paper to Washington at outbreak
of Spanish-Am. war; correspondent at Paris, 1899-
1900; N. Y. correspondent since 1902. Address: Herald
Bld'g, N. Y. City.


Manager Gen. Elec. Co.; 'b. Springfield, Mass., Sept.
16. 1862; s. Joseph and Kate Beran; ed. Public Sch.
Xo. 40, X. Y. City; Coll. City of N. Y., A.B., 1881. Began
business career, 1881; engaged in various occupations
in N. V. City and the West. 1881-1889; since then with
Gen. Elec. Co. and its predecessors in various capaci-
ties; since 1903, mg'r Gen. Electric Co. Asso.
mem. Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs; past pres. N. Y. Elec.
Soc. Clubs; Engineers, Railroad of N. Y. Address:
30 Church St., N. Y. City,


Lawyer; b Brooklyn. X. Y.. May. 1S4R; s. Garret G.
and Mary (Hubbard) Bergen; ed.'Brooklvn Poly. Inst.,
Rutgers Coll., A.B., 1867; Univ. of Heidelberg. Dr. in
Public Law, 1871; Columbia, DL.B., 1874: also Univs.

Berlin and Paris; m B klyn, 1SS1, Caroline McPhail.

Attached to headauarters German Crown Prince in
Franco-Prussian War, 1870. Engaged in practise of
lriw in Stale and U. S. courts, and in S. Am. railroads
and enterprises. Mem. Brooklyn B'd of Ed'n 12 years
(pres 1SS1-18S6); N. Y. State Comm'r of Charities,
1895-1900. Pres. The Bogota Citv R'y Co. of South
America. The Chapinero Co. of South America. The
Brigantine Co., College Heights Land Co. of Niagara

Falls; lir. X. Y & S. Brooklyn Ferry Co. Republican.
Mem. Reformed (Dutch) Ch. Ex-pres. Holland Soc. ot
X. ST., and St. Nicholas Soc. of Xassau; pres. trustees
hi Brooklyn Heights Sem.; trustee Rutgers Coll.; dir.
L. I. Hist. Soc; trustee Hudson-Fulton Celebration
Com.; chm'n Com. on Hudson Dedication. Identified
with historical addresses and work on early American
(New Netherlands) history. Recreations: Outdoor
sports, axwork, forestry. Clubs: Hamilton, Brooklyn,
Crescent Athletic (Brooklyn), Lawyers. Delta Phi (X.
Y. City), Onteora. Address: 160 Broadway, X. Y. City.


Consul-Ken.; 1>. Burlington, Vt., 1857; attended pub-
lic schs., 1S72-1876; studied at Uvmnasium, Hildesheim,
Germany; Wesleyan Univ.. Middletown, Conn., 1^7^-
1882, leaving one month before graduation to accept
position of private sec. to late John Russell Young,
then U. S. minister to China; remained at legation at
Pekin, 1882-1887, with exception of about 2 years and a
half, when was vice-consul in charge of consulate at
Chin-kiang, and at same time acting consul for
Japan; returned to U. S., 1887; held various positions,
sec. of a railroad company, an electric company,
deputy stheriff, and ag't of Colorado Humane Soc. at
Cripple Creek, Colo., etc., 1888-1896. Appt'd consul to
Erzerum. April 25, 1S96; to Prescott, Can., 1903; consul-
gen, at Beirut, Syria, and later consul-gen., Canton.
China; appt'd consul-gen. at Dresden. Germany. Sept.,
1913. Address: American Consulate-General, Dresden,


Ass't prof, geology, Columbia Univ.; b. Goshen, Ind.,
Mar. 25, 1867; s. Peter and Lvdia (Stutsman) Berkey:
ed. in schs. of Ind. and Minn., B.S., 1892; M.S., 1893;
Ph.D., 1897, Univ. of Minn.; m. Farmington. Minn..
Sept. 4, 1894, Minnie M. Best; children: Paul Ains-
worth, b. 1895; Virginia Dale, b. 1904. Since gradu-
ation connected with instr'n staff of geol. dep'ts, Univ.
of Minn, and Columbia Univ., and with State Geol.
Surveys of Minn., Wis. and N. Y. Has spent summer
vacations of several years in personal study of or
professional work in many of the leading mining
regions of U. S. ; occupied in studv of the geologic
structure of the Highlands of the Hudson for X. Y.
State Survey and local geologic conditions for the
City of N. Y. Consulting geologist for N. Y. City B'd
of Water Supply in connection with the construction
of the Catskill Aqueduct. Author: Geologic Features
of the Catskill Aqueduct, and numerous papers on
geologic subjects. Independent in politics; Methodist
Fellow Geol. Soc. of Am., A.A.A.S., and N. Y. Acad, of
Science; mem. Minn. Acad, of Sciences. Nat. Geog. Soc,
Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Municipal Eng'rs of Citv of
N. Y., Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi. Tau Beta Pi 'and
Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. Address: Columbia
Univ., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 11, 1881: s. Charles H.
and Jane Blair (Wyckoff) Bernard; ed. public schs.,
X\ Y. Citv. Horace Mann High Sch., N. Y. Law Sch.,
LD.B., 1902 (cum laude) : Columbia Univ., 1902-1903;
in. X'. Y. City. 1908, Louise C. Ziegler; one son. Robert,
b. 1910. Mem. firm Wavland & Bernard. Republican;
Presiby'n. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of X. Y.. N. Y. County
Lawyers' Ass'n. Zeta Psi Fraternity, Dwight Alumni
Ass'n, N. Y. Law Sch. Alumni Ass'n, Royal Arch
Mason. Clubs: Republican, Riverside Republican.
Residence: 777 West End Av. Address: 258 Broadway.
N. Y. City.


Merchant: 'b. N. Y. City. 1SS1; s. Charles and Jennie
Bernstein; grad. Harvard Univ., Class of 1902. A.B.
(honors); m. Oct. 9, 1907. Irma Lewyn; one son: Charles
Allen, b. July 20, 190$. Mem. firm of Lasker & Bern-
stein. Traveled through Europe. U. S. and West
Indies. Mem. Sp'l Grand Jury Panel. Independent
Republican; Hebrew. Recreations: Golf, riding,
motoring, music. Clubs: Harvard. Citv Athletic,
Hollywood Golf. Residence: 127 W. 75th St. Address:
161 W T illiam 'St.. N. Y. City.


Born Brooklyn, X. Y., Sept. 12, 1S4S; s. William
Berri. Prin. owner Daily Standard Union, newspaper
and trade publications, Carpet and Uphoistery Trade -
Review, and Furniture Trade Review; one of or-
ganizers and v.-p. Hamilton Trust Co. Inventor of
several type casting machines and other mechanical
devices. Dir. Nat. City Bank, Kings Co. Elec. Light
and Power Co., Edison Illuminating Co., Security Safe
Deposit Co., last pres. B'd Trustees N. Y. and Brook-
lyn Bridge; mem. Chamber of Commerce: v.-p. X'. 5f.
State Comm'n to La. Purchase Exp'n. Clubs: Lotos.
Union iLeague. Aero. Sphinx. Citv. Brooklyn. Oxford
(Brooklyn). Address: 467 Clinton Av., Brooklyn. X. Y.




Commission merchant; b. Marlboro, X. Y.. April 2,
1.S63; s. John \v. and Sarah (Smith) Berrian; m. N.
Y. City, Jan. 29, 1888, Anna I. Covert; one d.; Irma
H., b, 1901. senior partner firm of Rorrian Urns.,
comm'n merchants. Republican. .Mom. M. B. Church.
Mason, mem. Royal Arcanum. Address: 2S1 Mc-
Donough St., Brooklyn, X. Y.


Clergyman; b. Valatie. X Y., Maj 20, 1865; s. Rev.
Charles T. and Anna A. (Sears) Berry; grad. Prince-
ton Univ., A.B., 1887, A.M., 1 S S 9 ; m. Trov, X. Y.. June
13, 1893. Carrie E. Packer; children: George Packer,
b. Dec. 29, 1S9S; Richard Sears,*. Aug. 30. 1901. Prof,
mathematics. Glendale Coll., 1887-1889; Princeton
Theol. s. mi . l.sMt-l.Mi3: traveled around the world,
1893-1894. Pastor Second St. Presbv'n Ch., Troy. X.
v, 1895-1900; asso sec X. Y. Federation of Churches,
1901-1904; field sec. Am. McAll Ass'n, since 1905. Resi-
dence: Englewood, X .1. Address: 156 5th Av., N. Y.


Bishop of M. E. Ch.; b. Aylmer, Can.. May 13, 1856;
s. Francis and Ann L. Berry; ed. Milton Acad., On-
tario D.D., Lawrence Univ.: LL.D.. Syracuse Univ.; m.
1S76, Olive J. Johnson. Entered ministry of M. E.
Ch. 1S74; asso. editor Michigan Christian Advocate,
1SS4-1S90; editor Epworth Herald, 1S90-1904; elected
a bishop of the M. B. Ch. by the Gen. Conf. at Los
Angeles. Calif.. May IS, 1904. Address: 930 S. 48th
St., Philadelphia, Pa.


Clergyman (hon. A.M., Hobart Coll.). Ordered
deacon. 1871; ordained priest, 1873; in ministry of
Episcopal Ch.. by Bishop Doane: ass't minister St.
Paul's Ch., Albany, X. Y.. 1S72-1S74; rector Granville.
X. V. 1V74-1S77; asso. missionary, Ripon, Wis., 1877-
1SS0: rector Sioux Falls, S. Dak., 18S0-18S2: Manlius,
X. Y., 1SS2; Trumansburg. X. Y., 18S3; Guilford, X. V..
isvi-i^.,; rector Ch. of Good Shepherd, Buffalo, 1SSS-
1909; warden DeLancey Divinity Sch., Geneva, N. Y.,
since 1909. Address: 60 Park PI., Geneva, N. Y.


Financier; b. Philadelphia, Pa., June 17. 1S4S; grad.
U. S. Naval Acad., 1S69; appt'd ensign, July 4, 1S70;
master, Mar. 24, 1872; retired May 14, 1S75; title
changed to lieut. (Junior grade) Mar. 3, 1SS3; m. Her-
minie Torrey. Pres. and dir. Bei -wind-White Coal Min-
ing Co., Internat. Coal Co., Havana Coal Co., v. -p. and
dir. Wilmore Coal Co.; dir. Ocean Coal Co., Subway
Realty Co., Guarantee Trust Co. of X. Y.. Girard
Trust Co. (Philadelphia), Atchison, Topeka & Santa
Fe R'y Co., Cuba Co., Internat. Mercantile Marine Co.,
Interbor. -Metropolitan Co., Interbor. Rapid Trans. Co.,
Atlantic Gulf & West Indies S. S. Lines. Clyde S. S.
Co., X. Y. & L. I. Traction Co., N. Y. and Queens Co.
R'y Co.. Rapid Transit Subway Consol. Co., Cuba R'y
Co., Toledo, St. Louis & Western R.R. Co.. Wright
Co., Erie R.R Co., X. Y. R'ys Co., Gulf, Colo., Santa
Fe R.R. Co., Nat. Bank of Commerce, Newport Trust
Co., New River, Pocahontas. Consolidated Coal Co.,
Santa Fe, Prescott & Phoenix R'y, Windber Xat. Bank.
Mem. U. S. Xaval Acad. Alumni Ass'n, Met. Museum
of Art, Am. Geog. Soc, Am. Museum of Xatural Hist.,
Acad, of Polit. Science, Japan Soc. X T avy Athletic
Ass'n, New.port Reading Room, Penn. Soc. Pilgrims
of U. S., Spouting Rock Ass'n. Clubs: Union, Univer-
sity, Riding, Metropolitan. X. Y. Y'acht, Racquet and
Tennis, Army and Navy, Sleepy Hollow, Recess, Auto-
mobile of America (N. Y*. City), Philadelphia (Phila-
delphia). Metropolitan (Washington, D. C); Union
(Boston), Royal Thames (London), Westchester Polo,
Golf (Xewporti. Havana County, Colonial. Clambake.
Residence: 2 E. 64th St. Address: 1 Broadway, N.
Y. City.


Vice-pres. Berwind-White Coal Mining Co.; dir. N.
Y. Shipping Co.. X. Y. Produce Exchange Bank, Raht-
jen's Am. Composition Co., X. Y. and Porto Rico
Steamship Co.; pres. X T . Y". Maritime Register, The
World's Maritime Xews Co., New River and Poca-
hontas Consolidated Coal Co.; dir. Northern Ins. Co.
of N. Y. ; v.-p. and dir. Havana Coal Co. Clubs: Union,
Metropolitan. N. Y. Yacht. Racquet and Tennis. Resi-
dence: 102 E. 39th St. Address: 1 Broadway, X. Y.


Educator; b. Hornell, X. Y., Aug. 20, 1S62; s. Henry
D. and Alice M. (McMechin) Best; ed. Cornell Univ.,
B. Sc, 18SS (math, scholarship 4 years, mid-course
honors in mathematics, special distinction in Mathe-
matics on graduation); elected to receive Sigma Xi

key; m. Hurnell, X. v., i^,. Alice Cone; i I G

C , i'. 1890. Mail, teacher, Hornell High Sch., 1881-

IS84; Cascadllla Sch., [thaca, "in- year; Boys'

Sch.. I'.moklvn, 1SSS-1SS9: principal Grammar Sch. No.

13, Brooklyn, 1889-1902; Grammar Sch. No. 108, nrook-

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