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Regimental q.-m.. 2d Ark. Inf. U. S. Vols., and after
ten months service spent in camps at Little Rock,
Ark., Chickamauga Park, Ga., and Anniston, Ala., was
mustered out of service along with reg't, Feb. 25,
1899; in the Philippine Is., about 1 year, as civilian
employee of q.-m.'s Dep't U. S. A. Address: 165 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

NEILSON, LEWIS

Railroad official; b. Florence, N. J., Sept. 30, 1860; s.
late Thomas (many years pres. Elmira & Williamsport
R. R.) and Sarah Claypoole (Lewis) Neilson; g.s.
Robert Neilson, judge advocate West Indies by appt'mt
of Crown and William D. Lewis, prominent Phila. mer-
chant and officer in one of the first railroads of the
country and interested in importation of first locomo-
tive brought to this country; entered Acad, of P E.
Ch., 1870; grad. Coll. Dep't, Univ. of Pa., 1881; m. Phila.,
Feb. 8, 1893, Clara A., d. Harry B. Rosengarten En-
tered service of Pa. R. R. Co., 1881, and held various
minor positions until appt'mt as ass't sec, 1898, also
of Phila., Wilmington & Baltimore R. R. Co., Phila. &
Baltimore Central R. R. Co., and sec. Manor Real
Estate & Trust Co.; elected sec. of Pa. R. R., Phila.,
Wilmington & Baltimore R. R., Phila. & Baltimore
Central R. R. Co. and Junction R. R. Co., 1901; became
sec. Arcade Real Estate Co., 1902, and sup't Employes'
Saving Fund, 1906; sec West Jersey & Seashore R. R.
Co., 1910, also of Northern Central R'y Co. In addi-
tion to being sec. of Pa. R. R. Co. and affiliated lines
has charge of issue and transfer of capital stock and
stock transfer offices in N. Y. and Phila. Many years
prominent in graduate councils of Univ. of Pa.; served
several years prior to 1894 as dir., treas. and sec. suc-
cessively Athletic Ass'n; later mem. B'd of Dirs. and
Exec Com. of Alumni Soc. as well as sec. and treas.
Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Rittenhouse, Orpheus, Auto-
mobile of Phila., Mill Dam and Merion Cricket. Ad-
dress: Broad St. Sta., Philadelphia, Pa.

NELKE, DAVID I.

Publisher; b. Quincy, 111., Feb. 23, 1865. Pres. Nat
American Soc, publishers of American monthly maga-
zines and books relating to Am. history, genealogy
and biography. Sec. Am. Hist. Soc. Address: 131 E.
23d St., N. Y. City.

NELSON, CHARLES ALEXANDER

Librarian, author; b. Calais, Me., April 14, 1839; s.
Israel Potter and Jane (Capen) Nelson, of old New
Hampshire and Mass families; grad. Harvard, A.B.,
1800, A.M., 1S03; m. July 25, 1S72, Emma Norris, of
Slatcrville Springs, N. Y. Began library work at Gor-
ham (Me.) Male Acad., 1S55; ass't Harvard Coll. Li-
brary and student library economy, 1857-1860, and
1863-1864; Lawrence Scientific Sch., 1861-1862; teacher
classics and mathematics, 1860-1861, 1863-1864 and
1873-1874; civil eng'r and draughtsman, q.-m. Dep't
U. S. A., at Newbern, N. C, 1864-1865; sup't refugees,
justice of the peace, sup't schs., and various other
civil offices at same place, 1865-1873; In book busi-
ness, literary and library work. Boston, 1874-1881;
prof. Greek and librarian, Drury Coll. (Mo.), 1877-
1878; catalogue librarian, Astor Library, N. Y. City,
1S81-18S8; librarian, Howard Memorial Library, New
Orleans, 1888-1891; ass't librarian, Newberry Library,
Chicago, 1891-18'J3; lecturer, Columbia Coll. Library
Sch., 1887, at N. Y. State Library Sch., and Pratt Inst.
Library Sch., 1S94-189S; deputy librarian and head
reference librarian. Columbia Univ., 1893-1909 (re-
tired). Mem. and ex-sec'y Am. Library Ass'n; charter
mem., ex-sec'y and twice pres. and hon. life mem.
N. Y. Library Club; charter mem. Chicago Library
Club and N. Y. State Library Ass'n; ex-mem. Library



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Council of State Univ.; mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n, Bibliog.
Soc. of the Civil War, and Corda Fratres. Trustee Le-
League, The Round Table, Brothers of the Book, Union
Soc. of the Civil War, and Corda Fratres. Trustee Ice-
land Univ., New Orleins, since 1889. Author: Wal-
tham Past and Present, and Its Industries; the Manu-
scripts and Early Printed Books Bequeathed to the
Long Island Hist. Soc, by S. B. Duryea; compiler and
editor of Astor Library Catalogue, four volumes
(awarded diploma at the Pan-Am. and Charleston
Exp'ns); Catalogue of the Avery Memorial Library;
Books on Ed'n, In the Libraries of Columbia Univ.;
Libraries of Greater N. Y.; Manual and Hist. Sketch of
the N. Y. Library Club; Catalogue Raissonne Works
on Bookbinding, Examples of Bookbinding of the Six-
teenth to Nineteenth Centuries; Index to the Edn'l
Review, Volumes I to XXV; Index to Minutes of the
Common Council of N. Y. City, 1075 to 1776; Indexes
to Reports of Lake Champlain Tercentenary Com. of
N. Y.; Index to G. L. Kives's The U. S. and Mexico;
and many other indexes. Bibliography of Columbiana,
from 1754 to 1904; additions to bibliographies in New
Internat. Encyclopedia; and numerous professional ar-
ticles in encyclopedias, annuals and the Library Jour-
nal; one of the collaborators on Poole's Index, the
Annual Library Index, and the Am. Library Asss'n In-
dex to Essays. Editor; The Morris Genealogy: Des-
cendants of Thomas Morris of Conn.; Civic Bibliog-
raphy for Greater N. Y. Address: 505 W. 142d St..
N. Y. City.

NELSON, GEORGE FRANCIS

Clergyman; b. Granville, Ohio, Dec. 11, 1842; s.
Franklin and Elizabeth Jane (Asher) Nelson; student
Yale, class of 1803; Univ. of Chicago, LL.B., 1S71;
Trinity Coll., D.D., 1898; St. Stephen's Coll., D.D., 1896.
Was in U. S. mil. service, 1S02-1S77; in the field, 1862-
1866; at Gen. Sherman's headquarters, St. Louis,
1866-1868; at Gen. Sheridan's headquarters, Chicago,
1869-1875; at Gen. Rucker's headquarters, Phila-
delphia, 1875-1877. Ordered deacon, 1877, by Bishop
Stevens, ordained priest, 1879, by Bishop Pierce, act-
ing for Bishop Stevens, in Episcopal ministry. For-
merly ass't St. Andrew's Ch., Philadelphia, Pa., 1877-
1879; ass't Grace Ch., N. Y. City, 1879-1885; rector Ch.
of the Nativity, N. Y. City, 1881-1SS3; vicar Grace
Chapel, N. Y. City, 1S83-1S95; sec. to Bishop of N. Y.,
since 1SS3; ass't sec. House of Bishops since 1883;
registrar, Diocese of N. Y., since 1887; ass't sec. Dio-
cesan Conv. N. Y., 1S7-1903; sup't N. Y. P. E. City
Missionary Soc, 1894-1902, v. -p. since 1902; archdeacon
of N. Y. since 1902. Address: 416 Lafayette St., N. Y.
City.

NELSON, RICHARD HENRY

Bishop of Albany, N. Y.; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 10, 1859;
s.. Edward Delavan and Susan Blanchard (Macdonald)
Nelson; grad. St. John's Sen., Sing Sing, N. Y., 1876;
Trinity Coll., Hartford Conn., A.B., 1S80, A.M., 1S83,
D.D., 1904; studied at Univ. of Leipzig, Germany, 1880-
18S1, and Berkeley Divinity Sch., 1S81^1S83 (D.D. Ber-
keley Divinity Sch., Trinity Coll., Hartford, and Univ.
of Pa., 1904); m. Stamford, Conn., Jan. 20, 1SS5. (Har-
riet Schuyler Anderson; children: Richard Macdonald,
b. 1890; John Louw, b. 1895. Ordered deacon, 1S83; or-
dained priest, 1884; curate, St. John's Ch., Stamford,
Conn., 1S83-18S4; rector Grace Ch., Waterville, N. Y.,
18S4-1SS7; Christ Ch., Norwich, Conn., 1S87-1S97; St.
Peter's Ch., Philadelphia, 1897-1904; consecrated Bish-
op Coadjutor of Albany, May 19, 1904; became Bishop
of Albany, May 17, 1913. Mem. Delta Psi fraternity.
Address: Albany, N. y.

NELSON, WALTER HERBERT

Coal operator; b. Rochester, N. Y., Mar. 2, 185S; s.
Zachariah O. and Helen (Holden) Nelson; grad. N. Y.
Univ., B.S., C.E.,; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1883,
Emma Sweetser; children: Herbert, b. July, 1888 (died
Feb., 1894); Helen Lamareaux, b. Oct. 12, 1894. Engaged
in coal business since 1S78. Pres. Z. O. Nelson & Son,
Nelson Realty Co., Brooklyn Coal Exchange. Mem.
N. Y. Univ. Alumni Ass'n, Zeta Psi fraternity. Clubs:
Atlantic Yacht, N. Y Athletic, L. I. Automobile. Resi-
dence: 1617 Beverly Road, Flatbush. Address: 490
Degraw St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

NEU, JACOB

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, April 7, 1S55; s. Peter and
Maria M. (Gartner) Neu; ed. public schs. in N. Y. City;
read law in office of John Warren Lawton, N. Y. City;
admitted to bar at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., May, 1879; m.
Oct. 10, 1883, Mary C. (youngest d. William Foulks,
shipbuilder of Greenpoint, Brooklyn E. D.); children:
Sadie F., b. 1S84; Warren L., b. 1886; Frances M., b.
1891. Practised law, with offices in N. Y. and Brook-
lyn, under firm name of Lawton & Neu until 1890;
elected Judge of the Municipal Dist. Court, 1S90. In



partnership with Alfred J. Gilchrist (former State
Senator loth Dist.) since 1900, under firm name of
Neu & Gilchrist; now practising law, under firm name
of Neu, Gilchrist & Spedick. Traveled throughout the
U. S. and Canada. Appt'd justice to succeed John
Courtney, Dec. 31, 1890, elected in 1891; re-elected in
1S95 (term expired Dec. 31, 1899). Appt'd state civil
service comm'r by Gov. Sulzer, Jan. 1, 1913; elected
pres. of the Comm'n, Jan. 7, 1913. (Terms of comm'rs
fixed by act of legislature to expire Feb. 1, 1915, 1917
and 1919.) Re-appt'd April 25, 1913, by Gov. Sulzer
for term expiring Feb. 1, 1919. Independent Democrat.
Mem. of Dem. Org'n of Kings Co. Congregationalism
Royal Arch Mason, Knight Templar, Shriner. Address:
26 Court St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

NEVIN, A. PARKER

Lawyer; b. Ridley Park, Pa., April 6, 1874; s. Major
David R. B. and Rebecca C. (Parker) Nevin; grad.
Princeton Univ., A.M., 1895; attended N. Y. Law Sch.,
1895-1897; m. June 5, 1912, Joseohine W. Richardson.
Has visited Europe four times; studied in Leipsig;
testified before Industrial Comm'n in Washington on
corp'n matters. Republican candidate for State As-
sembly, 5th Assembly Dist., 1905; Republican candi-
date for Municipal Court Judge, 1910; mem. Republi-
can Co. Com. from 25th AsssemDly Dist.; active in
political campaigns in N. Y. City for 9 years. Dir.
Abbey & Imbrie Co., Watson-Stillman Co. Presby-
terian. Mem. Mil. Order of the Loyal Legion, Vete-
rans of the War of 1812. Recreations: Literature,
tennis. Clubs: Fiinceton, Salmagundi, Machinery.
Address: 30 Church St., N. Y. City.

NEWBOLD, ARTHUR E.

Banker. Mem. firm J. P. Morgan & Co. Address:
15 Broad St., N. *. City.

NEWBURGER, JOSEPH E.

Jurist; b. N. Y. City; grad. Columbia Coll. Law Sch.;
admitted to bar, 1874. Elected a justice of City Court,
1890; judge of Court of GeGn. Sess. in 1895, and elected
a justice of Supreme Court in 1905, for term expiring
Dec. 31, 1919. Democrat. Residence: 1 W. 70th St.
Address: Supreme Court, County Court House, N. Y.
City.

NEWCOMB, JAMES GOODRICH

Manager; b. Cleveland, O.; s. James L. and Margaret
(Sullivan) Newcomb; ed. Cleveland public schs.; m.
Cleveland, O., Marie Louise Ganson. Mg'r Standard Oil
Co.; dir. Nat. Reserve Bank, Casualty Co. of America;
mem. Ohio Soc. of N. Y., N. Y. Chamber of Commerce,
S.A.R., Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum Natural
History. Clubs: Lotos, N. Y. Athletic, Automobile of
America, Municipal Arts Soc, Atlantic Yacht, Engle-
wood Golf, Sleepy Hollow Country, Deal Golf and
Country. Address: 26 Broadway, N. Y. City.

NEWCOMB, JOSIAH T.

Attorney at law; b. Owosso, Mich., June 19, 1868; a
Henry M. and Lucia (Turner) Newcomb; grad. Will-
iams Coll., A.B., 1892; m. 1st, North Adams, Mass., Nov.
15, 1892, Sophie De Wolfe; 2d, Washington, D. C, April
18, 1900, Louise Stetson; children: Mary, b. 1893;
Louise, b. 1901; Helen, b. 1902; Henry, b. 1904; Wylys,
b. 1907; Josiah, Jr., b. 1911. Mem. law firm Scott,
Newcomb & McLaughlin. Mem. of Assembly, 1902-
1904; State Senator, 1909-1912. Republican; Presby'n.
Address: 233 Broadway, N. Y. City.

NEWCOMB, W. WALLACE

Publisher; b. N. Y. City, June, 18S6; s. William W.
and Caroline (Cristadoro) Newcomb; ed. Brooklyn
Poly. Prep. Sch.; grad. Yale Univ., Ph.B. Connected
with Simmons-fBoardman Pub. Co.; sec. and dir. The
McCall Co. Clubs: Yale. Aldine. Residence: 1290
Pacific St, Brooklyn. Address: 236 W. 37th St., N. Y.
City.

NEWCOMER, WALDO

Banker; b. Baltimore, Md., Sept. 14, 1867; s. Benjamin
Franklin and Amelia Louise (Ehlen) Newcomer; m.
Kinderhook, N. Y., Oct. 7, 1897, Margaret Vanderpoel;
children: Benjamin Franklin, b. 1898; Adelaide Van-
derpoel, b. 1902; Margaret Waldo, b. 1905. Pres. Nat.
Exchange Bank, Baltimore; v.-p. the Atlantic Coast
Line Co.; dir. Atlantic Coast Line R. R., Safe Deposit
& Trust Co., Baltimore Terminal Warehouse Co., Sav-
ings Bank of Baltimore, Northern Central R'y, Thos.
H. Symington Co. Independent; Lutheran. Mem. Beta
Theta Pi fraternity; treas. Md. Sch. for the Blind, New
Mercantile Library Ass'n; dir. Federated Charities.
Clubs: Maryland, Maryland Country, Baltimore Coun-
try, Merchants, Railroad of N. Y., Recess (N. Y. City).
Residence: 105 W. Monument St. Address: Nat. Ex-
change Bank, Baltimore, Md.



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NEWELL, EDGAR ALLAN

Manufacturer, capitalist; b. Ogdensburg. N. Y., May
10, 1S53; s. William A. and Sarah A. (.Miller) Newell;
attended Ogdensburg Acad.; m. Potsdam, N. Y., .Nov.
19, 1879, Addie B. Priest; children: Albert P., b. 1882;
William A., b. 18. Pres. Newell Mf'g Co., Ogdens-
burg Savings & Loan Ass'n: dir. Ogdensburg Improve-
ment Co., Buffalo Loan & Improvement Ass'n, Ogdens-
burg Wholesale -Mercantile Co. Mayor of Ogdensburg
4 terms; pres. Chamber of Commerce. Mason, Knight
Templar, Odd Fellow. Trustee Union Mission; pres.
Northern N. Y. Development League. Club: Ogdens-
burg (mg'r). Address: Ogdensburg, N. Y.

NEWELL, EMERSON ROOT

Patent lawyer; b. Bristol, Conn., Jan. 1, 1S72; s. Ed-
ward E. and Piera H. (Root) Newell; grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B., 1893; Columbian Univ., Wash., D. C, M.L. 1896,
M.P L. 1S97; m. Galveston, Texas, Nov. 27, 1907, Ella
Sealy; one son, George Sealy, b. May 23, 1910, Studied
law, Bristol, Conn., 1893-1895; examiner in LI. S. Patent
Office, Washington, D. C, 1895-1898; admitted to bar
1895; practicing patent law in N. Y. since 1S9S. Senior
mem. firm Newell & Neal. Mem. Squadron A, 1899-
1913; resigned as capt. Troop G. Mem. N. Y. County
Lawyers' Ass'n, Zeta Psi fraternity (Yale Chapter),
Phi Delta Phi fraternity (Law) Columbian Univ.; mem.
Geog. Soc, Washington, D. C. Recreations: Yacht-
ing, polo, riding, outdoor sports. Clubs: Lawyers,
Yale, Republican, Squadron A. Residence: Brookside
Drive, Greenwich, Conn. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y.
City.

NEWELL, GEORGE A.

Banker; b. Medina, N. Y., Jan. 11, 1846; s. Arthur W.
and Cornelia (Smith) Newell; ed. Medina Acad.; grad.
Yale Coll., A.B., 1S6S, A.M.; m. Medina, N. Y., 1S86,
Anna McGrath; children: Gladys C, F. Berenice,
George A., Jr. Hildreth A., Natalie C. Pres. Union
Bank of Medina. County clerk, 187S-1S87; county
treas., Orleans County, 1S94-1906; treas. village of
Medina since 1887. Republican; Universalist; 33 Royal
Arch and Scottish Rite Mason (past Grand High
Priest, past Grand Master, Grand Council, Grand
Treas.), Knight Templar. Clubs: Masonic (N. Y. City),
City, Alert (Medina). Address: Medina, N. Y.

NEWLAND, DAVID JUDSON

Lawyer; b. Lawrenceville, St. Da-wrence Co., N. Y.,
July 8, 1841; s. Peabody and Eliza (Chase) Newland;
direct descendant John and Priscilla Alden through
Daniel Grinnell, of Connecticut; grad. Middlebury (Vt.)
Coll., valedictorian (Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Kappa
Epsilon), 1865; Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1868; m. Had-
donfield, N. J., Sept. 26, 1883, Mary Nicholson; children:
Anna May, b 1884; Marguerite O, b. 1887; Eleanor, b.
1S90. Originator of amendment of law as to evidence
in cases of disputed handwriting (1880), by which
specimens of genuine handwriting can be introduced
with which to compare a forgery, although not in case
alreadv for other purposes. Pres. Am. Blind Stitch
Machine Co. Republican; Baptist. Address: 260 Con-
vent Av N. Y. City.

NEWMAN, WILLIAM H.

Railway official; b. Prince William Co., Va., Sept. 6,
1847; s. Albert and Adelaide (Fewell) Newman; ed.
private schs. in Ky.; m. Feb. 18, 1874, Bessie Carter,
of Marshall, Tex. Station agent Texas & Pacific R'y at
Shreveport, La., July 1, 1869-1872; gen. freight agent
same, 1872-1SS3; traffic mg'r Southwestern System
lines, comprising Tex. & Pacific, Internat. & Great
Northern, Galveston. Houston & Henderson, and Mo.,
Kansas & Texas Ry's, 1883-1885; traffic mg'r Mo.
Pacific R'y, Dec, 1885-Aug., 1887; v.-p. Mo. Pacific R'y
until June. 1SS9; 3d v.-p. Chicago & Northwestern K'y,
1889-1896; 2d v.-p. Great Northern R'y, 1S96-1S98; pres.
Lake Shore & Mich. Southern R'y Co., 1898-1909; N. Y.
Central & Hudson River R. R. Co., 1901-1909; Mich.
Central R. R. Co., 1905-1909; Cleveland, Cincinnati,
Chicago & St. Louis R'y Co., 1905-1909; now dir. N. Y.
Central Lines. Address: Grand Central Terminal,
N. Y. City.

NEWTON, ALBRO J.

Lumber merchant; b. Sherburne, N. Y., Aug. 16, 1S32;
s. William and Lois (Butler) Newton; ed. grammar
and high schs., Sherburne, N. Y. ; m. Exeter, N. Y.,
Delia A. Lewis; children: Grace (Mrs. Arnold G. Dana),
Harriet Cornelia (Mrs. Edwin R. Dimond), William
Lewis, Delia Lewis (Mrs. Eugene S. Graves). Mem.
firm Kenyon & Newton, 1S54-1897; pres. the Albro J.
Newton Co. since 1898. Trustee and 3d v.-p. S. Brook-
lyn Savings Insfn; trustee U. S. Title Guaranty Co.;
dir. Franklin Trust Co. Republican; Congregationahst.
Trustee Y.M.C.A and Soc. Prevention of Cruelty to
Children. Clubs: Hamilton, Montauk. Residence: 130
Hicks St. Address: 528 Union St., Brooklyn, N. Y.



NIBLO, FRED

Entertainer, traveler, writer; b. York, York County,
Neb., Jan. 6, 1874; s. Frederick Liedtke and Annette
(Debergere) Niblo; ed. public sch., Neb.; m. June 2,
1901, Josephine Cohan (sister of Geo. M. Cohan); one
son, Fred Niblo, Jr., ib. Jan. 23, 1903. Actor and mg'r;
on stage since 1S97; in almost every branch; dramatic,
musical comedy, mostly vaudeville. Also lecturer on
foreign travels in Central Africa, the Soudan, Egypt,
Russia, Siberia; traveled around the world three times,
has written extensively on these places. Pres. White
Rats of America, Inc. (largest and richest actors
org'n in world), Associated Actors Co., Inc., Fred Niblo
Co., Inc., Mason 32, Noble of Mystic Shrine of N. Y.
Republican, Christian. Recreations: Traveling, explor-
ing, photography. Clubs: Lambs, Green Room, Friars,
White Rats, Comedy, Elks, Savage (London), Vaude-
ville (London). Address: Lambs Club, 130 W. 44th
St., N. Y. City.

NICHOLLS, CHARLES WILBUR DE LYON

Author, philanthropist; b. Nichols. Conn., Dec. 17, '
1854; s. George Kneeland and Armina de Lyon Seeley
Nicholls; of renowned Colonial lineage; related to Sir
Richard Nicholls, the first English gov. of N. Y.. who
named New York and was founder of its Anglo-Saxon
supremacy; grad. Williston Sem., E. Hampton, Mass.,
1S74; entered Yale, 1874, but withdrew because of ill
health; pupil of singing, Bristol's Conservatory, 1874-
1876; student Johns Hopkins Univ., 1877-18S0; student
at Concord Sch. of Philosophy, summers of 1879-1882;
student in German literature and philosophy. 1880-
1SS2; student in philosophy, SeaJbury Divinity Sch.,
1882-1884; grad. Gen. Theol. Sem., N. Y. City, 1887;
ordained deacon, 1887; vicar. St. Thomas' Oh., New
Haven, Conn., 1887-1888; ordained priest, 18SS; rector,
St. Stephen's Ch.. Staten Island, 1888-1892; chaplain
Dep't Public Charities and Corrections, N. Y. City,
1893-1897; vicar St. Luke's Ch., N. Y. City, 1897-1899;
became convert to Catholicism, 1899; took lectures
in moral theology and dogma, Gregorian Univ., Rome,
1899-1900: originator of Sunday Kindengarten Ass'n,
art and humanitarian movement for tenement-house
children, of which is now treas. and corr. sec; gov.-
gen. Nat. Society of Scions of Colonial Cavaliers.
Author: The Greek Madonna, 1894: The Decadents,
1899; The Sunday Kindergarten Art History Catechism,
1903; The Ultra-fashionable Peerage of America, 1904;
The Sundav Kindergarten Primer Of American Phi-
losophy, 1907; Annals of a Remarkable Salon, 1910;
magazine essayist on fashionable society. Address:
47 Fifth Av N. Y. City.

NICHOLS, ACOSTA

Banker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., June 19, 1872; s. George
D. and Christina (Cole) Nichols; ed. Brooklyn Poly.
Inst., 1889, and Williams Coll., 1893. Mem. firm of
Spencer Trask & Co.; dir. Conqulsta Coal R'y Co.,
Mexican Coal & Coke Co., Broadway Realty Co., Mexi-
can Mineral R'y Co. Life mem. N. Y. Hist. Soc; mem.
St. Nicholas Soc, Soc. Colonial Wars, Soc. War of 1812,
Long Island Hist. Soc, N. Y. Zool. Soc, Am. Museum
Natural History, Sons of Revolution, Soc Foreign
Wars, Williams Alumni Ass'n, Met. Museum of Art,
Kappa Alpha fraternity; veteran of Co. K. 7th Reg't,
N.G.N.Y. Clubs: Metropolitan, Down Town Ass'n,
University, Midday, Rumson Country, Piping Rock.
Address: 43 Exchange Pi., N. Y. City.

NICHOLS, ERICKSON NORMAN

Broker; b. N. Y. City; s. William S. Nichols; ed. in
N. Y. City; m. Edith C. Haines; four children. Mem.
First U. S. Vol. Cav. Reg't (Rough Riders), in Spanish-
Am. War. V.-p. and dir. Acme Ball Bearing Co.; mem.
Squadron A, N.G.N.Y. Clubs: Union, N. Y. Athletic,
Ardsley, Atlantic Yacht, Richmond County Country,
Staten Island Polo. Residence: Port Chester, N. Y.
Address: 60 Broadway, N. Y. City.

NICHOLS, GEORGE LIVINGSTON

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 9, 1860; grad. Will-
iams Coll., 1881; Columbia Law Sch., 1883. Mem. firm
of Masten & Nichols; city civil service comm'r of
Brooklyn, four years. V.-p. and dir. Chickering &
Sons; sec. and dir. Southern Improvement Co. of N.
Y., Tin Plate Decorating Co.; dir. Borden's Condensed
Milk Co., Lalance & Grosjean Mf'g Co., U. S. Bobbin
and Shuttle Co., William C. Casey Co., Woodhaven
Water Supply Co. Mem. St. Nicholas, N. Y. Hist.,
Zool., L. I. Hist, and N. Y. Geog. Socs., Am. Bar Ass'n,
Bar Ass'n State of N. Y., Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
Williams Coll. Alumni Ass'n, Sons of Revolution, Soc.
Foreign Wars, Soc. War of 1812, Met. Museum of Art,
N. Y. Botanical Garden, Am. Museum of Natural His-
tory. Clubs: Union, Metropolitan, Grolier, University,
Down Town, Hamilton (Brooklyn). Address: 49 Wall
St., N. Y. City.



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NICHOLS, JOHN TREADWELL

Ass't curator fishes, Am. Museum Natural History;
b. Jamaica Plains, Mass., June 11, 1883; s. John W. T.
and Mary Blake (Slocum) Nichols; grad. Harvard
Univ., A.B., 1905; m. Mastic, N. Y., June 11, 1910, Cor-
nelia Du Bois Floyd; children: William Floyd, b. 1911;
Mary Blake, b. 1913. Ass't Dep't Mammals, Am.
Museum, N. Y., 1907; ass't U. S. Bureau of Fisheries,
1908; ass't curator of fishes, Am. Museum, N. Y., since
1909. Democrat; Unitarian. Mem. Am. Museum of
Natural History, A.A.A.S., Am. Fisheries Soc, Am.
Ornithologists Union, Linnaaan Soc. of N. Y., N. Y.
Aquarium Soc, Nat. Ass'n of Audubon Soc, N. J.
Auduoon Soc. Recreations: Fishing, photography,
walking, marine travel. Clubs: Harvard, Explorers,
Harvard Travelers, Cooper Ornlthol., Nuttall Ornithol.
Residence: Mastic, L. I., N. Y. Address: Am. Museum
of Natural History, N. Y. City.

NICHOLS, JOSEPHINE GENUNG

Genealogical author; b. Snyder Hill, near Ithaca, N.
Y., Aug. 30, 1876; d. Joseph A. and Mary E. (Cornelius)
Genung; grad. Cornell Univ., Ph.B., 1897; m. 1897, Leon
Nelson Nichols. Author: (with Mr. Nichols), Genung-
Ganong-Ganung Genealogy, 1906; (with Dr. Cleveland
Abibe), Townsend Genealogy, 1909, and (with Dr.
Abbe), in preparation, The Abbe Genealogy. Address:
1915 Daly Av N. Y. City.

NICHOLS, LEON NELSON

Librarian; b. Middleville, N. Y., Nov. 10, 1868; s.
Horatio and Julia E. (Rice) Nichols; grad. Cornell
Univ., B.L., 1892; m. 1897, Mary Josephine Genung, of
Ithaca, N. Y.; one son, Edward Genung, b. 1899. Ass't
librarian in the Main Reading Room of N. Y. Public
Library; has helped organize various local hist, socs.;
one of founders, and gave name to Cornell, hon.
soc of Quill and Dagger. Recreations: Ornithology,
genealogy. Author (with Mrs. Nichols) : Genung-
Ganong-Ganung Genealogy, 1906. Address: N. Y.
Pulblic Library, N. Y. City.

NICHOLS, WALTER SMITH

Actuary, journalist; b. Newark, N. J., Nov. 23, 1841;
grad. Princeton, A.B., 1863, and afterward studied law.
Became associated with C. C. Hine as editor of the
Insurance Monitor, 1868, and since 1897 sole editor;
editor Insurance Law Journal since 1875. Actuary
1891, sec. 1894 of U. S. Industrial Assurance Co.; now
dir. Newark Fire Ins. Co., v.-p. C. C. Hine's Sons Co.,
and dir. of several Newark corp'ns. Author: Hine and
Nichols on Assignments; Hine and Nichols Digest of
Insurance Decisions. Mem. Am. Math. Soc, A.A.A.S.
Address: 100 William St., N. Y. City.

NICHOLS, WILLIAM HENRY

Manufacturing chemist; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. 9,
1852; s. George Henry and Sarah Elizabeth (Harris)
Nichols; ed. Brooklyn Poly. Inst., N. Y. Univ., B.S.,



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