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MUZZEY, DAVID SAVILLE

Educator; b. Lexington, Mass., Oct. 9, 1870; s David
W and Annie (Saville) Muzzey; grad. Harvard, A.B.,
1893- Union Theol. Sem., B.D., 1897; Columbia Univ.,
PhD 1907 m. N. Y. Citv. Sept. 20. 1900, Ina J. Bulhs;
children: David Saville. Jr., b. 1902; Elizabeth, b. 1904.
Teacher of mathematics, Robert Coll., Constantinople.
isqv Vtudied in Berlin and Paris, 1897-1899; teacher
of classics In Ethical Culture Sch.'. 1899-1905; head of
history dip", 1905-1911: asso. prof. History Barnard
Coll . since P 1911. Author: Rise of the New Testament
(Macmillan, 1900); Spiritual Heroes (Doubleday Page
x. rn 19021- The Sniritual Franciscans (Winthrop
Press.'' 1907);' American History (Ginn & Co., 1911).



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Ass't leader of Ethical Culture Soo., N. Y. Residence:
492 Van Cortlandt Park Av Vonkers, N. Y. Address:
33 Central Park \V., N. Y. City.

MYERS, DAVID JACKSON DUKE

Consul; b. La Fayette, Ga., April 5, 1877; s. William
Winfleld Scott and Sarah Ann Elizabeth (Calhoun)
Myers; grad. Univ. of Ga., A.B., 1900 (with 6P'l work
in civil and elec. eng'ring) ; Summer Sen., State Nor-
mal Sen., Athens, Ga. ; m. Jefferson, Ga., Feb. 18, 1909,
Susan Elizabeth McCoy; children: Sarah Adeline Mc-
Coy, b. March 2, 1910; Mary Elizabeth McCoy, >b. Auk.
3, 1913. Taught in schs. of Ga., 1900-1901; teacher in
Philippines, 1901-1903, and for six months, 1906; civil
eng'r, Canton, China, 1903-1904; surveyor in Philip-
pines, 1905-1912; appt'd consul at Puerto Cortes, Hon-
duras, Aug. 24, 1912. Traveled in China, Japan, Eu-
rope, U. S. and trip around the world. Democrat; Bap-
tist; 32 Scottish Rite Mason; mem. Eastern Star.
Clubs: Commercial, Athenaeum (Ga.), Columbia, So-
journers (Manila). Address: Am. Consulate, Puerto
Cortes, Honduras.

MYERS, ROBERT MADISON

Manufacturer and dealer in papers; b. German
Flatts, County of Herkimer, N. Y.; s. Robert and Han-
nah (Husted) Myers; ed. common sen.; m. June 9,
1886, Mary E. Evershed; children: Robert Evershed,
Margaret. Served one year in U. S. Navy, Med. Dep't
Head of firm R. M. Myers & Co., chm'n B'd of Dirs.
Nat. Bank of Commerce. Treas. L. H. Gardner Paper
Co., Mumford, N. Y. ; dir. and treas. Genesee Gypsum
Co., Garden City Paper Mills Co., St. Catherines, Ont. ;
dir. Rochester Trust & Safe Deposit Co.. Rochester,
N. Y.; Am. Gypsum Co. Republican; Episcopalian.
Resident of City of Rochester since 1874. Address: 4
Arnold Park, Rochester N. Y.

MYERS, THEODORE WALTER

Banker and broker; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 11, 1844; s.
Lawrence Myers, prominent merchant; ed. private
schools N. Y. City, France and Germany; m. 1870, Ro-
salie Hart; one son: Capt. 3d Reg't, Sickles' Brigade,
in Civil War, late capt. 9th Reg't. N.G.N.Y. for
years- Became. 1864, partner in banking house of
Camblor & Myers. Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange, later
mem. of several Arms. In 18S4 organized banking
house of Theodore W. Myers <fc Co.; in 1898 became
head of banking house of Theodore W. Myers & Son,
with branches in Boston, Philadelphia, Baltimore. Chi-
cago and other cities. Was park comm'r in 1887 and
treas. of Dep't; city comptroller, 1888-1891. renomin-
nated and re-elected by both Republicans and Demo-
crats for term 1S91-1S93. Democrat. Negotiated a loan
of $14,000,000 for city at 2% per cent., the lowest rate
ever obtained by any municipal government. Was
several years pres. Business Men's Ass'n of N. Y. City.
Retired from active business in 1902. Clubs: Manhat-
tan, New York, Rockaway Hunt, Democratic. New
York Yacht, New York Athletic and others. Address:
20 New St., N. Y. City.

MYERS, WILLIAM FENTON

Lawyer; b. Minaville, Montgomery Co., N. Y., June
7, 1868; s. Augustus and Dora Elizabeth (McCann)
Myers; ed. Amsterdam Acad., Northwestern Univ.,
LL.B.; m. Hudson, N. Y., April 30, 1895, Mary Lansing
London; one d., Marjorie Wheaton, b. 1898. Traveled
over Western States to Pacific Coast on professional
business, also in Southern States. Traveled in Europe
in 1906. Elected surrogate of Montgomery Co., N. Y.,
at election in Nov., 1896, and re-elected Nov., 1912;
still holding that office. Served in Co. H, 2d Reg't,
N. Y. Inf. Vols., during Spanish-Am. Wax; detailed and
sent North on recruiting service while stationed at
Tampa, Fla. First v.-p. Southern Immigration Soc.
Republican: Episcopalian. Mem. State Bar Ass'n, Am-
sterdam City Bar Ass'n, Northwestern Univ. Alumni
Ass'n, N. Y. State Hist. Ass'n, B'd of Trade; past
master of Artisan Lodge; mem. Spanish War Vet-
erans. Recreations: Golf and fishing. Clubs: Elks,
Masonic (Amsterdam), Graduates (N. Y. City). Ad-
dress: Amsterdam, N. Y.

MYERS, WILLIAM SHIELDS

Chemist; b. Albany, N. Y., Dec. 15, 1S66; s. Benjamin
F. and Elizabeth (Shields) Myers; ed. Albany Acad.,
1881-1SS5; grad. Rutgers Coll., B.Sc, 1SS9, M.Sc, 1S94,
D.Sc, 1908; studied at Munich, Berlin, London, June,
1890, to Aug., 1892; pupil of von Hofmann In Berlin
Univ. ard of Sir William Ramsav in London; F.C.S.
London. 1892; m. New Brunswick, N. J., Sept. 11, 1889,
Annie Tayler Lambert; one son: W. Lambert, b. Oct.
22, 1891. Ass't chemist, N. J. Experiment Station, 1S88-
1889; chemist, Lister Agr'l Chemical Works, 1892-
1893; N. J. State Agr'l Coll., 1893-1901; dir. Nitrate of
Soda Propaganda for U. S. and Colonies since 1901;



trustee Rutgers Coll. since 1902; author of bill which
organized Dep't of Ceramics in Rutgers Coll., which
passed N. J. legislature, 1902. Mayor of New Bruns-
wick, N. J., 1903-1905. Pres. Excise Board of New
Brunswick, N. J., 1906. First official of New Bruns-
wick to make recommendation to Common Council,
when mayor, that the number of saloons be diminished
and proposed putting into effect the principle of high
license for New Brunswick. Author: Food for Plants
and articles on the Development of Water Transpor-
tation in America. Conjointly with Prof. Voorhees, in
Dec, 1906, presented to Pres. Diaz complete plans for
a system of agricultural experiment stations and agri-
cultural colleges for Mexico under B'ederal supervi-
sion. Republican; Episcopalian. Contb'r of papers to
Am. Chem. Soc, A.A.A.S., Nat. Geog. Soc, British
clays of N. J.; editor and publisher monographs on
Scientific Fertilization; fellow Chem. Soc, London,
1891; life mem. Soc. Chem. Industry of Great Britain,
Am. Chem. Soc, A.A.A.S., Nat. Geog. Soc, British
Ass'n Adv. Science; Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science;
Glii Phi fraternity; sec. Rutgers Coll. Alumni.' Clubs:
Chemists, Traffic, Economic, University (N. Y.), Union
League (San Francisco). Address:' 25 Madison Av.,
N. Y. City.

MYGATT, FREDERIC ELY

Lawyer; b. New Milford, Conn., Aug. 6, 1871; s.
Henry S. and Nancy Eells (Faxon) Mvgatt; ed. Gun-
nery Sch., and Yale Law Sch., 1891. Mem. Bar Ass'n
of N. Y., Soc. of Mayflower Descendants of N. J., Com-
mon Council of Plainneld, N. J. Clubs: Yale, Down
Town. Residence: 717 W. 8th St., Plainfield, N. J.
Address: 40 Wall St., N. Y. City.

MYHAN, THOMAS F.

Clergyman; b. N. Y. City, July 11, 1864; s. James
and Bridget (Meagher) Myhan; ed. St. Francis Xavier's
Coll., N. Y. City, A.B., 1884, St. Joseph's Sem, Troy,
N. Y. Ordained priest in Roman Catholic Ch., Dec. 22,
1888. Ass't at St. Peter's Ch., N. Y. City; sec. to Arch-
bishop Corrigan for five years; rector St. Ann's Ch.
since 1901; gen. director for U. S. of the Apostolic
Union of Secular Priests. Spiritual adviser to the
House of the Holy Family, N. Y. City. Address: St.
Ann's Rectory, 110 E. 12th St., N. Y. City.



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NADAL, CHARLES COLEMAN

Lawyer; b. Greencastle, Ind., Dec. 8, 1855; s. Bernard
HaTrison and Sarah Jane (Mayse) Nadal; received
early ed'n from father; grad. Columbia Univ. Law
Sch.; m. N. Y. City, Oct. 15, 1890, Mary Taylor Warr'n.
Counsel of Fidelity and Casualty Co. of N. Y. since
1887; actively interested In improving political condi-
tions of N. Y. City for 20 years; helped found Good
Gov't clubs in 1S92; assisted in forming Citizens' Un-
ion, 1897; helped to found the City Club. Mem. Ass'n
Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Southern Soc.
Clubs: Century, City, Fencers, Ardsley. Residence: 142
E. 35th St., Address: 92 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

NAGEL, JOSEPH DARWIN

Physician; b. Galgocz, Hungary, Nov. 20, 1867; s.
Adolph and Therese (Eisler) Nagel; grad. Augsburg
Lutheran Gymnasium, Budapest, A.B., 1885; Coll. Phys.
and Surg., N. Y. City (Harsen prize), 1889; m. Manhat-
tanville, N. Y., 1893, Dolly Adelaide Richmond Rogers;
children: Katharine Rogers Pratt, b. 1894; Joseph Dar-
win, Jr., b. 1895. Consulting physician. French Hosp.,
N. Y. City; same, St. Chrysostom's Dispensary, and
visiting physician to Red Cross Hosp. Democrat.
Mem. N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, N. Y. Co. and State Med.
Socs.; hon. mem. Societe Royale de Belgique; mem.
Medico-Chirurg. Soc, Physicians' Mutual Aid Ass'n.,
Alumni Ass'n French Hosp., Kane Lodge 454, F. and
A. M. ; med. examiner-in-chief Loyal Ass'n. Author:
Diseases of the Mind and Nervous System, a compen-
dium to the practice of medicine. Clubs: Indian Har-
bor Yacht, Greenwich Casino. Summer residence: Lit-
tle Game Cock Island, Greenwich, Conn. Address: 106
E. 38th St., N. Y. City.

NALLY, EDWARD JULIAN

V.-p., gen. mg'r, dir., and mem. Exec. B'd Marconi
Wireless Telegraph Co. of America; b. Philadelphia,
April 11, 1859; ed. pu'blic schs.; m. Lexington, Ky., June
10, 1897, Lee Warren Redd; children: Marylee, Edward
Julian, Jr. Began business career, 1875, as messenger
boy, Western Union Telegraph Co., St. Louis, Mo.,
later promoted clerk in office of Col. Clowry, then dis-
trict sup't; transferred to Minneapolis, 1882, as chief
clerk to sup't 8th dist. Entered service of Postal Tel-
egraph-Cable Co., 1890, as ass't gen. sup't western div..



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with jurisdiction over lines and offices In 22 states.
Elected v.-p. and dir. Sept., 1906, with headquarters in
N. Y. City, made first v.-p. and gen. mg'r, April, 1907.
Resigned from Postal Telegraph-Cable Co. and elected
v.-p. and gen. mg'r Marconi Wireles3 Telegraph Co. of
America, Oct., 1913; also dir. and mem. exec, b'd; dir.
Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co. of Canada, Ltd. Mem.
Nat. Geog. Soc, Pa. Soc of N. Y., v.-p. Nat. Business
League af America. Clubs: Magnetic (N. Y. City),
Caxton, Brothers of the Book (Chicago). Residence:
The Trees, Ossining, N. Y. Address: 233 Broadway, N.
Y. City.

NAMMACK, CHARLES EDWARD

Physician; b. N. Y. City, June 24, 1856; s. William
and Eliza (Williams) Nammack; ed. public schs., Coll.
of St. Francis Xavier, Ph.B. ; Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll.,
M.D. (class valedictorian); LL:D., Fordham Univ., 1908;
m. N. Y. City, June 2, 1887, Mary Talpin (deceased);
children: Charles Halpin, b. 1888, Mary, b. 1891, Helen,
b. 1893. Attending physician out-patients, N. Y. Hosp.,
1881-1904; surgeon of police, City of N. Y., s*nce 1887;
visiting and consulting physician, Gouverneur Hosp.,
1893-1898; visiting physician, Bellevue Hosp., since
1896; St. Lawrence's Hosp., since 1906; St. Vincent's
Hosp., since 1908; consulting physician, St. Joseph's
Hosp., Yonkers. Delegate to Internat. Med. Congress,
Paris, 1900; Madrid, 1903; fellow N. Y. Acad. Medicine
since 1884, Am. Climatol. Ass'n, N. Y. Co. Med. Soc, N.
Y. State Med. Soc, N. Y. Neurol. Soc, Am. Therapeutic
Soc; prof, clinical medicine, Cornell Univ., since 1898.
Catholic Mem. Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, Xavier
Alumni Ass'n, Alumni Soc of Bellevue Hosp.; pres.
Am. Guild of St. Luke, Catholic Club. Address: 42
E. 29th St., N. Y. City.

NAPIER, A. MILTON

Builder; b. N. Y. City; s. Robert and Eliza (Carlisle)
Napier; ed. Coll. City of N, Y.; unmarried. Studied
and practised architecture, but later, having a prefer-
ence for the practical side of construction, entered
the building business; pres. and founder Tide Water
Building Co.; dir. Century Bank. PresDy'n. Club:
Crescent Athletic. Residence: 50 St. John's Place,
Brooklyn. Address: 16 E. 33d St., N. Y. City.

NASH, J. BURNET

Lawyer; b. Syracuse, N. Y., June 17, 1872; s. Spencer
M. and Margaret B. (Burnet) Nash; ed. Syracuse High
Sch., Yale Univ., N. Y. Law Sen.; m. Syracuse, N. Y.,
Aug. 2, 1897, Cordelia C. Dana; children: Mary Rowena,
b. Feb. 19, 1906, Katharine, b. May 14, 1907. Dh\ J. D.
Stout & Co.; ass't solicitor Lawyers Title Ins. & Trust
Co. Lecturer N. Y. Law Sch. Republican; Unitarian.
Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. ;
trustee Ch. of Messiah. Takes great interest in music.
Recreations: Hunting, fishing. Clubs: Lake Placid,
Yale, Underwriters, Thursday Musical. Address: 135
W. 93d St., N. Y. City.

NASH, JOHN McLEAN

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 6, 1848; s. Stephen P. and
Catharine (McLean) Nash; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B.,
1868, A.M., 1870, LL.B,, 1870. Unmarried. Mem. law
firm Nash & Jones; trustee N. Y. Life Ins. and Trust
Co.; treas. Columbia Coll. since 1885; mem. N. Y. City
Bar Ass'n, Law Inst, of N. Y. City, Delta Phi fratern-
ity, Columbia Univ. Alumni Ass'n. Clubs: Union, Cen-
tury, Brook, University, Columbia Univ. Residence:
60 W. 48th St. Address: 63 Wall St., N. Y. City.

NASH, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

Banker; b. Hudson. N. Y., Jan. 18, 1840: s. Thomas P.
and Sarah J. Nash; ed. public schools, Brooklyn, N. Y.;
m. Jan. 14, 1869, Alice J. Peters; children: Warren B.,
Mabelle S. Chm'n B'd Dirs. Corn Exchange Bank,
East River Ferry Co.; pres. Corn Exchange Safe De-
posit Co., Pittsburgh Steel Co., Gen. Chem. Co., Kirk-
man & Son, Title Guarantee & Trust Co.. Washington
Trust Co., N. Y. Clearing House Bldg. Co.; v.-p. and
dir. Audit Co. of N. Y., Internat. Elevating Co.; dir.
Home Life Ins. Co., Lloyds Plate Glass Ins. Co., Queens
Ins. Co. of America; trustee Am. Surety Co., Bowery
Savings Bank, N. Y. Produce Exchange. Clubs: Union
League, City Midday, Metropolitan, N. Y. Athletic (life
mem.), Hamilton (Brooklyn). . Address: 19 West 73d
St., N. Y. City.

NASMITH, JARED SPAULDING

Clergyman; b. Union, Rock Co., Wis., May 15, 1853:
s. Lieut.-Col. S. J. and Louisa (Spaulding) Nasmith;
ed. Platte (Wis.) Normal Sch., Colgate schs. of Hamil-
ton, N. Y. ; grad. Colgate Acad.; Hamilton Theol. Sem.,
1880; m. Marion, N. Y., Sept. 14, 1880, Florence Wake;
children: C. R. (A.B. Colgate, now vice-consul and
deputy consul gen. Brussels, Belgium), b. 1882; A. I.
(A.B. Colgate, B.D. Union Theol. Sem.; missionary In



Nanking, China), b. 1884; Mildred (A.B. St. Lawrence
Univ., wife of Volney Witter, missionary in Madras,
India), b. 1887; Vera (sophomore, William Smith Coll.),
b. 1890. Was ass't pastoT Immanuel Baptist Ch., Al-
bany, N. Y one year; pastor in Kansas 8 years; first
Baptist pastor to be settled at Guthrie, Oklahoma;
held pastorates in different sections; pastor of Baptist
Ch., Canton, N. Y., 7 years; now pastor of ch. at
Phelps, N. Y. Mem. Beta Theta Pi fraternity (Col-
gate). Address: Phelps, N. Y.

NASON, ARTHUR HUNTINGTON

Teacher, author; b. Augusta, Me., Feb. 3, 1877; s.
Charles Henry and Emma (Huntington) Nason; ed.
public schs. of Augusta, Me., and Bowdoin Coll., A.B.,
1899; A.M., 1903. Instr. English, Maine Wesleyan Sem.,
Kent's Hill, 1899-1902; Penn Charter Sch., Philadel-
phia, 1902; Bowdoin Coll., 1903; grad. student in Eng-
lish, Columbia Univ., 1903-1905; univ. fellow, 1904-1905;
instr. in English, N. Y. Univ., 1905-1913; ass't prof, of
English, since Feb., 1913; also instr. English, Union
Theol. Sem., since 1910. Author: A Yule-Tide Song and
Other Verse, 1901; Heralds and Heraldry in Jonson's
Plays, 1907; Talks on Theme-Writing, 1909; Short
Themes, 1909 (enlarged edition, 1910); James Shirley,
Dramatist, 1913. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon frater-
nity, Andiron Club, Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Club: Au-
thors. Residence: 212 Gould Hall, University Heights.
Address: N. Y. Univ., Univ. Heights, N. Y. City.

NAST, CONDE

Publisher; b. N. Y. City, March, 1874; s. William and
Esther (Benoist) Nast; grad. Georgetown Univ., A.B.,
A.M.; St. Louis (Mo.) Law Sch., LL.B.; m. Aug. 20, 1902,
Clarisse Coudert; children: Coudert, Natica. Pres. The
Vogue Co., publishers of Vogue; The Vanity Fair Co.,
publishers of Dress and Vanity Fair; v.-p. McBride,
Nast & Co., publishers of House and Garden, and
Travel and books; The United Publishers' Corp'n.
Clubs: Metropolitan, Racquet and Tennis, Riding, Pip-
ing Rock, Sleepy Hollow, Tuxedo, City. Address: 443
Fourth Av., N. Y. City.

NATHAN, EDWARD ISAAC

Consul; b. Philadelphia, Pa., July 10, 1878; s. Marcus
and Celia (Uffenheimer) Nathan; ed. Central High
Sch., Philadelphia, A.B., 1898; Univ. of Pa., A.B., 1902;
LL.B., 1905; m. Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 24, 1907, Anne
Nefsky; one son: Cyrus Harris, b. May 21, 1912. Prac-
tised law, Philadelphia, 1905-1907; appt'd Am. consul
at Patras, Greece, Aug. 15, 1907; ordered to Mersina,
Turkey, to look after Am. interests during disturb-
ances in Adana, Turkey, April, 1909; appt'd Am. con-
sul at Mersina, Turkey, May 4, 1909; v.-p. Internat.
Relief Comm'n at Adana, Turkey. Republican; He-
brew. Address: Am. Consulate, Mersina, Turkey.

NATHAN, GRATZ

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, May 25, 1843; s. Jonathan and
Rebecca Gratz (Moses) Nathan; grad. Columbia Coll.,
A.B., 1861, A.M., 1864; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 6, 1867, Eu-
dora Hart; one d., Constance. In active practice since
admission to bar, in 1864; ass't corporation counsel,
City of N. Y., 1867-1872. Democrat. Israelite. Mem.
N. Y. Law Inst., N. Y. Geneal. and Biog. Soc, Metro-
politan Museum of Art, Columbia Coll. Aluni Ass'n,
St. Nicholas Soc; trustee (vestryman) Congregation
Shearith Israel; dir. Hebrew Relief Soc Club: Na-
tional Democratic. Residence: 61 W. 71st St. Address:
261 Broadway, N. Y. City.

NATHAN, HAROLD

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 22, 1865; s. Robert W.
and Annie (Florance) Nathan; ed. private and public
schs.; grad. Coll. City of N. Y., B.S., (salutatorian),
1885, M.S., 1888; Columbia Coll. Law Sch., LL.B., (first
prize), 1889; m. N. Y. City, Dec. 9, 1891, Sara Gruntal;
children: Robert G., b. 1893; Marian F., b. 1897. Tu-
tor, Coll. City of N. Y., 1885-1889; fellow Columbia
Coll. Law Soil., 1890-1892. In gen. practice in N. Y.
City since 1890; mem. law firm Leventritt, Cook &
Nathan. Republican. Mem. Phi Beta Kal pa Alumni
Ass'n; was dir. Aguilar Free Library Soc. until merged
with N. Y. Public Library. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N.
Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. Co.
Lawyers Ass'n, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, Economic
Club. Clubs: Republican, Century Country (White
Plains), City Athletic, Lawyers, Laurentian. Address:
111 Broadway, N. Y. City.

NATHAN, MAUD

Reformer; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 20, 1862; d. Robert
Weeks, and Annie Augusta (Florance) Nathan; ed.
private schs., N. Y. City, The Misses Hoffman & Gard-
ner Inst., High Sch. of Green Bay, Wis.; m. N. Y. City,
April 7, 1880, Frederick Nathan; one d. (deceased).
Speaker at Internat. Congresses held in London, 1899;
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1913, Thp Hague, 1913; Antwerp, 1913. Delegate and
speaker at L'onv. of Gen. Federation of Women's
Clubs, held in -Milwaukee, St. Louis and San Fran-
cisco, 1912. l'res. Consumers' League of City of N.
Y., 16 years and 1st v. -p. Nat. Consumers' League
since its org'n; 1st v. -p. Equal Franchise Soc, Equal
Suffrage Soc, corr. sec. Borough of Manhattan, Woman
Suffrage Party; chm'n Woman Suffrage Com. Nat.
Progressive Party; hon. v. -p. Woman's Municipal
League. Has taken active part in three city cam-
paigns for Reform Municipal Gov't. Delegate N. Y.
Peace Soc. to Congress at The Hague Aug., 1913, and
represented Nat. D. A. R. and presented a peace flag
for Peace Palace, which was accepted by Permanent
Court of Arbitration. Progressive; Hebrew. Received
gold medal from Liege Exp'n for work improving con-
ditions of working girls, also gold medal from Nat.
Inst, of Social Sciences, Consumers' League, Paris
Exp'n and hon. mention from St. Louis Exp'n. Mem.
Com. on Boarding Houses for Working Girls. Recre-
ation: Motoring. Clubs: Barnard, National Arts, Ly-
ceum (Paris). Residence: 162 W. 86th St. Address:
106 E. 19th St., N. Y. City.

NATHAN, ROBERT F.

Stock broker; b. N. Y. City, Dec, 1S59; s. Robert W.
and Annie (Florance) Nathan; ed. Fezandie's (pri-
vate) Sch., N. Y. City; grad. high sch., Green Bay,
Wis.; m. N. Y. City, May, 1887. Fanny Seligman; chil-
dren: Cyril James, Robert Florance, Jr., May Rose.
Mem. firm Feuchtwanger & Co.; sec. and treas. Holly-
wood Golf Club. Republican. Hebrew. Fellow (life)
Met. Museum of Art; mem. S. A. R. (Empire State
Soc). Clubs: Criterion, Century Country (White
Plains); Hollywood Golf (West End, N. J.). Resi-
dence: 12 W. "74th St. Address: 12 W. 44th St., N. Y.
City.

NEEFUS, PETER WYCKOFF

Physician; b. Middlebush, N. J., Nov. 18, 1853; e.
David and Catherine (Woolsey) Neefus; ed. Brooklyn
(N. Y.) Grammar Sch., Hudson River Inst., Claverack,
N. Y., N. Y. Homoe. Med. Coll., M.D., 1877; m. Syra-
cuse, N. Y., Feb. 24, 18S1, Jessie Morris Heaton; chil-
dren: Gerard Lester, b. 1884; Harold Clifford, 1). 1887;
Katherine Heaton, b. 1890. Practising medicine at
Rochester since 1877. Republican. Episcopalian.
Mem. Western N. Y. Med. Soc, State of N. Y. and Mon-
roe Co. Homoe. Med. Socs. Address: 174 East Av.,
Rochester, N. Y.

NEERGAARD, CHARLES FREDERICK

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, June 7, 1875; s. Frederick
A. and Anna (Bigelow) Neergaard; ed. Brooklyn Poly.
Inst, and Yale Univ., class of 1897; m. Nov. 18, 1902,
Alice L. Mead. Pres. of Kinko Builders, Inc., pres.
B'd of Trustees Brooklyn City Dispensary. Treas.,
Beaver Hills Co., Kings & Westchester Land Co.;
trustee Brooklyn Atheneum Co.; ex-mem. Squadron A,
N.G.N. Y. Republican; Presby'n. Clubs: Crescent Ath-
letic, Brooklyn, Yale, New York. Address: 350 Fulton
St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

NEESER, ROBERT WILDEN

Author; b. Seabright, N. J., July 16, 1SS4; s. John G.
and Josephine C. (Wilden) Neeser; grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B., 1906, A.M., 1909. Author: Statistical and Chrono-
logical History of the United States Navy, 1775-1907
(2v. Macmillan, 1909), A Landsman's Log (Yale Uni-
versity Press, 1913), The Despatches of Molyneux
Shuldham, 1776, (1913), and contb'r to various maga-
zines and periodicals on naval topics. Made cruises
with Atlantic Fleet on U. S. S. Kansas, Connecticut
and Wyoming, 1910, 1911 and 1913. Dir. Model Fire-
proof Tenement Co. Mem. Naval History Soc. (sec.
and dir.), Soc. for Nautical Research, Navy Records
Soc, Am. Hist. Ass'n, Nat. Geog. Soc, Biblio Soc, Navy
League of U. S. (dir.), Am. Polit. Science Ass'n. Clubs:
University, Riding, Racquet and Tennis (N. Y.), Uni-
versity, (Wash., D. C), New Haven Country, Gradu-
ates (New Haven, Conn.). Residence: 247 Fifth Av.
Address: Charles Scribner's Sons, 597 Fifth Av., N. Y.
City.

NEFF, ELMER HARTSON

Mechanical eng'r; b. Vienna, Genesee Co., Mich., Mar.
6, 1866; s. Henry Clinton and Emily J. (Hartson) Neff;
ed. public schools; grad. Flint (Mich.) High Sch.; Univ.
of Mich. B.S. (in mech. eng'ring), 1890, M.E., 1901; m.
Flint, Mich., June 28, 1894, Isabella Cottrell; one d.,
Dorothy Isabel. Designer, builder and operator of
machine tools; for seven years engaged in designing
and building various lines of machinery, such as elec-
tric traveling cranes, hydraulic machinery, water gas
plants, gas engines, etc, expert on factory mg'mt and
production; since 1897 N. Y. mg'r for Brown & Sharpe
Mf'g Co. Congregationalist. Life mem. Am. Society
Eng'rs; mem. Nat. Geog. Soc; order F. and A. M. (blue



lodge, chapter and council). Recreations: Tennis, golf,
photography. Clubs: University of Mich. (N. Y.); Com-
monwealth, Upper Montclair Country (Upper Mont-
clair, N. J.), Machinery (N. Y. City). Address: 20
Vesey St., N. Y. City.

NEILL, HUGH

Railroad official; b. Batesvllle, Ark., April 17, 1876;
s. Robert and Mary (Byers) Neill; grad. Arkansas
Coll., Batesvllle, Ark., A.B., 1894. Entered service of
Southern Pacific Co., Feb. 1902, as stenographer in
office of Div. Supt., Bakersfleld, Calif.; became sec. to
dir. of Maintenance and Operation, April 1, 1904, and
on Jan. 31, 1913, appointed sec. of Southern Pacific
Co. Also sec. Southern Pacific R R. Co. of Mexico, La.
Western R. R. Co., Pacific Mail S. S. Co.; sec. and dir.
Gulf Steamship Co., ass't sec. Arizona Eastern R. R.
Co., Houston & Shreveport R. R. Co., Houston & Texas
Central R. R. Co., Houston, East & West Texas R'y Co.,
Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio R'y Co., Texas
& New Orleans R. R. Co., and Morgans, La. & Texas
R.R. & S..S. Co. Entered Volunteer Army of the U. S., '
during Spanish War, April 25, 1898, as 1st lieut. and



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