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G. and Emma E. (Huntington) Ogden; grad. Williams
Coll., 1877; took theol. course at Andover, Mass.; m.
Cleveland, O., Nov. 30, 1881, Susan M. Mitchell; 3 chil-
dren. Resided in Mexico 1882-1883; in Cleveland, O..
1883-1SS7; removed to N. Y. City in 1887: on editorial
staff of The Evening Post since 1891; and now editor-
in-chief. Clubs: Century, City. Residence: 216 Sum-
mit Av., Summit. N. J. Address: 20 Vesey St., N. Y.
City.

OGDEN, WILLIS L.

Manufacturer. Pres. Willis L. Ogden & Co., woolens;
dir. Brooklyn Trust Co., Brooklyn Savings Bank,
Packer Collegiate Inst; v. -p. Brooklyn Acad, of Music;
trustee Brooklyn Soc. for Prevention of Cruelty to
Children. Address: 73 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

OGILVY, CHARLES

Surgeon: b. Montreal, Canada, 1874; s. James Augus
and Mary (Comb) Ogilvy; grad. McGill University,
B.A., 1894, M.D., CM., 1898. Attending surgeon, N. Y.
City Children's School and Hospitals (Randall's Isl-
and); attending surgeon N. Y. Post Graduate Hosp.
(Orthopedic Dep't) ; adjunct prof. N. Y. Post-Grad. Sch.;
consulting orthopedic surgeon to New Rochelle, White
Plains, and Port Chester Hosps. ; Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n,
Am. Orthopedic Ass'n, N. Y County Ass'n, Soc.
Alumni, City Hospitals, N. Y. City, Northwestern Med.
Soc. of N. Y., Interurban Orthopedic Ass'n. Address:
40 E. 41st St., N. Y. City.

OGLESBY, WOODSON RATCLIFFE

Lawyer, mem. Congress; b. Shelby Co., Ky., Feb. 9,
1869; ed. public schs. of Ky., Wesleyan Coll., 111. Wes-
leyan Univ. Engaged in practice of law, after admis-
sion to bar. Mem. N. Y. Assembly, 1906; elected to
63rd Congress from 24th Dist. Served in Spanish-
Am. War as private 71st Reg't, N. Y. "Vols. Democrat.
Address: 51 Chambers St., N. Y. City.

O'GORMAN, JAMES A.

U. S. Senator; b. N. Y. City, May 5, 1860; ed. Coll.
City of N. Y. and' N. Y. Univ., LL.D. Coll. of St. Thomas
of "Villanova, 1904, Fordham Univ., 1908; N. Y. Univ.,
1909; Georgetown Univ., 1911; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 2,
1884, Anne M. Leslie. Admitted to bar, 1882; practised
law in N. Y.; Justice Dist. Court, 1893-1899; justice
Supreme Court, 1900-1911: elected U. S. Senator, 1911.
Mem. firm O'Gorman, Battle & Vandiver. Address:
37 Wall St. Residence: 318 W. 108th St., N. Y. City.

O'HANLON, PHILIP FRANCIS

Physician, surgeon of N. Y. City Police Dep't (Man-
hattan Borough); b. N. Y. City, Sept. 13, 1863; s.
Philip and Mary Adams (Dougherty) O'Hanlon; ed.
public schs. of N. Y., Jesuit Coll. of St. Francis
Xavier. N. Y. City, Jesuit Coll. of St. Mary's at Mon-
treal, Can., Med. Dep't of Univ. of the City of N. Y.;
grad. 1886, M. D.; m. N. Y. City, Aug. 13, 1888. Laura
Lincoln Plumb; one d.: Laura Virginia, b. July 20, 1889.
Author: Is There a Santa Claus (Letter published
and republished in N. Y. Sun, 1897). Coroner's Phy-
sician, N. Y. City, Jan. 3. 1895-June 6, 1912; appt'd
surgeon N. Y. City (Borough of Manhattan), Police
Dep't by Police Comm'r Rhinelander Waldo, June 5,



1912. House surgeon of Gouverneur Hosp., branch of
Bellevue Hosp., 1887-1889. Seven years attending
physician to Bellevue Hosp. Out-door dispensary,
in the dep't of Diseases of the Mind and of the Nerv-
ous System. Sp'l med. examiner ins. Dep't of the
State 1896, to examine the N. Y. Life Ins. Co. Appt'd
1st li'eut. in Med. Reserve Corps U. S. Army, by Pres.
William H. Taft, June 16, 1910. Democrat; Roman
Catholic Mem. N. Y. Lodge of Elks No. 1. Recre-
ations: Field sport, particularly horseback riding.
Club: Democratic. Address: 121 W. 95th St., N. Y. City.

O'KEEFFE, JOHN G.

Retired stock broker; b. N. Y. City, 1851; s. Henry
and Rosanne (M'Deritt) O'Keeffe; attended De La Salle
Inst.; m. 1885, Elizabeth G. Gilligan. Entered Wall
St., in 1887; retired as mem. firm H. L. Horton & Co.,
1907; mem. Exec. Com. Emigrants Industrial Savings
Bank; dir. N. Y. & Long Branch Steamboat Co., Inde-
pendent Democrat; Catkolic (trustee All Saints Ch.).
Trustee Bellevue Hosp. N. Y. State Industrial Farm
Colony, Catholic Home Bureau, sch. comm'r 1900-1903.
Treas. Friendly Sons of St. Patrick. Clubs: Catholic
(trustee), Harlem, Columbia Yacht, Ozanum Boys'
(treas.). Residence: 10 W. 123d St. Address: 60
B'way. N. Y. City.

O'KENNEDY, J. J. KARBRY

Jurist; b. Ireland, May 24, 1862; s. J. Maurice and
Honora (Keohane) O'Kennedy; grad. Catholic Univ.,
Dublin Kings Inn, Dublin, A. M., 1886, and LL.D.,
1887. Barrister at law, 1884; called to Irish Bar. 1887;
admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1894; m. Dublin, Feb. 28, 1889,
Eliza Kennan Tyner. Mem. Law Inst, and County Bar
Ass'n; dir. N. Y. Pasteur Inst., N. Y. Bacteriol. Inst.
Student of Ecclesiastical History and Dogma and Me-
diaeval History. Independent in politics; Catholic. Ad-
dress: King's Inn, Dublin, and 99 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

OLCOTT, CHAUNCEY

Actor; b. Buffalo, N. Y., July 21, 1860; ed. in Buffalo
schools; m. San Francisco, Sept. 28, 1897, Margaret
O'Donovan. At age of 19 became connected with min-
strel troupe as ballad singer; went to Europe at age
of 23, and, returning, became mg'r and treas. Standard
Theatre, San Francisco; soon after joined iDenman
Thompson in Old Homestead, then Duff Opera Co.; a
year later, McCaull's Opera Co. Went to London and
studied for two years, while playing at Prince of
Wales and Criterion theatres; made appearance as a
star in Fourteenth St. Theatre, N. Y. City, 1893; great-
est success has been in Mavourneen; The Irish Artist;
Sweet Inniscarra; The Road to Kenmare; Ragged
Robin; Barry of Ballymore; other plays: O'Neill of
Derry; Macushia, Isle o' Dreams. Clubs: Dramatic,
Lambs, Players (N. Y. City), Buffalo (Buffalo). Ad-
dress: Fruitvale, Calif., and Saratoga, N. Y.

OLCOTT, EBEN ERSKINE

Mining cngT; b. N. Y. City, March 11, 1854; s. John
N. and Euphemia (Knox) Olcott; ed. Coll. City of
N. Y.; Sch. of Mines, Columbia Univ., E.M., 1874; m.
N. Y. City, 1884, Kate L., d. late Commo. Van Sant-
voord. Was engaged in mining eng'ring in U. S.,
Venezuela, S. America and Mexico; joined Commo.
Van Santvoord in business of Hudson River Day Line
of steamers, and upon his death became pres., treas.,
and gen. mg'r, also pres. Mary Powell Steamboat Co.;
Dir. Lincoln Safe Deposit Co., Lincoln Nat. Bank, Cats-
kill Mountain R'y Co., Cairo R'v Co., Otis R'y Co.,
Catskill & Tannersville R. R. Co. Suggested idea,
and organized first body to prepare for Hudson-Fulton
Celebration, chm'n Clermont Com. Mem. Am. Inst.
Mining Eng'rs (ex-pres.); mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs.
Residence: 322 W. 75th St. Address: 36 Wall St., and
Desbrosses St Pier, N. Y. City.

OLCOTT, GEORGE MANN

Banker, mfr; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 23. 1835; s.
Charles M. and Maria C. (Underhill) Olcott; ed. private
schools of Brooklyn, Columbia Coll., Grammar Sch.;
m. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., June 10, 1858. Jennie Arnold;
"hildren: Cornelia (Mrs. J. Arthur Booth), Mary, Dr.
George N. Clerk for -wholesale drug firm of Osgood
& Jennings, 1851, and Dodge & Colvill, importers or
drugs, 1854; admitted a partner 1856; firm was incor-
porated as Dodge & Olcott Co. Jan. 1. 1905, since which
time has been pres. Also pres. First Nat. Bank of
Ridgefield; v. -p. Llovds Plate Glass Ins. Co., trustee
Franklin Trust Co.; dir. Market & Fulton Nat Bank.
Mem. Brooklyn Inst. Arts and Sciences, New England
Soc, Met. Museum of Art, Am. Museum of Natural
History, B'd of Trade. Clubs: Down Town (N. Y.),
Rembrandt (ex-pres.), Hamilton (ex-pres.). Resi-
dence: Ridgefield, Conn., and 146 Remsen St, Brooklyn,
N. Y. Address: 87 Fulton St., N. Y. City



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"WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



OLCOTT, JACOB VAN VECHTEN

Lawyer, ex-mem. of Congress; b. N. Y. City, May 17,
1856; s. John N. and Euphemia H. (Knox) Olcott; grad.
from N. Y. public schs. ; afterward attended Coll. City
of N. Y., Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1877; LL.D. St.
Stephen's Coll., Annandale, N. Y., 1892; Kenyan Coll.,
Gambier, O., 1905; m. Laura I. Hoffman, d. Rev. Or.
Charles F. Hoffman. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1877;
since then engaged in practice of law in N. Y. City.
Dir. Hoffman Bros. Realty Co. Mem. B'd of Municipal
Civil Service Comm'rs of *N. Y. City, 1895-1897. Elected
to Congress from 15th N. Y. Dist. in 1904, and re-
elected 1906 and 1908; Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. ; Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Union
League, Republican, Tuxedo. South Side, Church (N. Y.
City), Metropolitan, Chevy Chase (Washington, D. C).
Residence: 31 W. 72nd St. Address: 80 Maiden Lane,
N. Y. City.

OLCOTT, RALPH T.

Editor and publisher; b. Chicago, 111,, 1861; s. Rev.
James B. Olcott, Baptist clergyman, and Isabella H.
(Thrall) Olcott; m. Manchester, N. H., 1887, Grace E.
Reynolds. "Was on editorial staff of Rochester Her-
ald, 1885-1890; city editor, news editor, editorial writer,
Rochester Post-Express, 1890-1907; founded and
edited National Nurseryman, 1893-1904: founded and
edited American Fruits, 1904-1907; editor Every Fri-
day, 1907; now gen. mg'r Publicity Bureau, editor and
proprietor Am. Fruits; pres. Western New York Pub-
lishing Co. Author: Manual of Journalism, 1903. Mem.
Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Delta Phi fraternity,
Am. Ass'n Nurserymen, Am. Pomological Soc, West-
ern N. Y. Hort. Soc. Mason; mem. Monroe Com-
mandery, K. T., Rochester Consistory (Scotish Rite
and Damascus Temple, Mystic Shrine). Club: Ma-
sonic. Address: 39 State St., Rochester, N. Y.

OLCOTT, RICHARD MORGAN

President; b. New Rochelle, N. Y., Jan. 20, 1861: s.
Henry S. and Mary E. (Morgan) Olcott; ed. in schools
of America, Germany and Eng.; m. June 1. 1892, Alice
Marie Handley; one son: J. Van Vechten Olcott, 2d", b.
Oct. 10. 1905. Pres. The Orinoco Steamship Co.. Na-
tional Cellular Steel Co. Has traveled in Europe and
South America. Republican. Episcopalian. Has re-
ceived the decorations of Knight of the Royal Order
of Wasa (Swedish) and Bust of Bolivar (Venezuelan);
mem. Sons of the Revolution. Recreation: Yachting.
Clubs: Republican, N. Y. Athletic, Manhattan, Metro-
politan (Washington, ID. C), Larchmont Yacht. At-
lantic Yacht, Lakewood Country. Address: 55 Liberty
St., N. Y. City.

OLCOTT, WILLIAM M. K.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 27, 1862; s. John N. and
Euphemia H. (Knox) Olcott; grad. Coll. City of N. Y.,
A.B., 1881; A.M., 1883; Columbia Coll., LL.B", 1883; m.
N. Y. City. 1888, Jessie A. Baldwin; one son: Neilson,
b. 1890. Dist. Att'y N. Y. Co., 1896-1898; Judge N. Y.
City Court, 1898-1899; mem. firm Olcott. Gruber,
Bonynge & McManus; trustee Maiden Lane Savings
Bank; dir. and treas. Suffolk Co.; dir. and v. -p. Law-
yers' Surveying and Eng'ring Co.; dir. Hudson River
Day Line; Mary Powell Steamboat Co. Republican.
Clubs: Republican, Lawyers. City College. Residence:
58 W. S4th St. Address: 170 Broadway, N. Y. City.

OLDHAM, GEORGE ASHTON

Clergyman; b. Sunderland, England, Aug. 15. 1877;
s. Joseph Rodgers and Annie Elizabeth Shaw (Banks)
Oldham; ed. Cornell Univ.. B.A., 1902; Gen. Theol. Sem.
(N. Y. Citv), B.D., 1905. Instr. in English Dep't Cor-
nell, 1902-1903. Ordered Deacon in the Episcopal Ch.,
June 18. 1905; ordained Priest, June 10. 1906; acting
chaplain Columbia Univ.. 1906-1908. on clergy staff or
Grace Ch N. Y. City. 1905-1906; ass't St. Thomas Ch.,
N. Y. City, 1906-1908; lecturer, St. Faith's Training
School for Deaconesses, N. Y. Citv, 1905-19OS; asso.
rector St. Luke's Ch., N. Y. City, 190S; rector St. Luke's
Ch., N. Y. City, since Jan. 26, 1909. Mem. Masonic
Order; Am. Civic Alliance; trustee St. Luke's Home for
Aged Women, N. Y. City. Clubs: Cornell. Faculty
Club of Columbia Univ.. Churchman's Ass'n. Address:
St. Luke's Ch., W. 141st St. and Convent Av N. Y. City.
i

O'LEARY, DENIS

Lawyer, mem. Congress; b. Manhasset, N. Y., Jan.
22, 1S63; ed. public schs. and by private tuition; grad.
Law Sch. Univ. City of N. Y., LL.B., 1S90. Admitted
to bar and in active practice. Formerly ass't dist.
att'y Queens Co.; ass't corp'n counsel and comm'r pub-
lic works, Queens Borough. Elected to 63rd Congress
from 2nd N. Y. Dist. Democrat. Address: Douglaston,
L. I., N. Y.



OLER, WESLEY M.

Capitalist; b. Baltimore, Md.; s. William H. and
Catherine (Horn) Oler; ed. public schs. Baltimore; hon.
alumnus. Johns Hopkins Univ.; m. Fortress Monroe,
Va., Elizabeth Kimberley; children: Webster M., Jr., b.
Dec. 12, 1891; Elizabeth Kimberlv. b. Julv 4, 1894,
Ann Brown, b. May 13, 1897. Pres. Citizens Nat. Bank,
4 years; pres. Am. & Knickerbocker Ice Co.; dir. Balti-
more Trust Co., Guardian Trust Co., United R'y Co.
and Queen Anne's R. R., all of Baltimore. Delegate
to Nat. Conv., 1888, Chicago. Republican; Methodist.
Chm'n Finance Com., Women's Coll. Recreation: Golf.
Clubs: Larchmont Yacht. Apawamis. Press. Calumet.
Residence: Larchmont, N. Y. Address: Longacre Bld'g,
42d St. and Broadway.

OLIN, STEPHEN HENRY

Lawyer; b. Middletown, Conn., April 22, 1847; 8.
Rev. Stephen (D.D., LLD.) and Julia (Lynch) Olin;
grad. Wesleyan Univ., A.B., 1866, A.M., 1869, LL.D.;
Albany Law Sch., LL.B., 1867; m. 1st, Oct. 23. 1879,
Alice, d. S. L. M. Barlow (died Nov., 1882); 2d, Mar.
21, 1903, Emeline Dodge, d. Oliver Harriman; chil-
dren: Alice T. (Mrs. Tracv Dows), Julia L. (Mrs. J.
Philip Benkard). Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1869, and
engaged in practice in N. Y. City. Trustee Astor
Library, 1888-1895; since then of N. Y. Public Library,
Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations; trustee Wes-
leyan Univ. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. (v.-p. 1898-
1899). Served in Nat. Guard as major and' judge-
advocate 1st and 2d Brigades, 1882-1889; lieut.-col.
and ass't adj. -gen., 1889-1898; col. and ass't adj. -gen.,
1898-1903. Mem. Soc. Colonial "Wars. Clubs: Century,
University, City, Down Town, Players. Residence:
Rhinebeck, N. Y., and 22 E. 47th St. Address: 34 Xas-
' sau St.. N. Y. City.

OLIVER, ROBERT SHAW

Ex-Ass't Sec. War; b. Boston, Mass., Sept. 13, 1847;
grad. Churchill's Mil. Sch., Sing Sing, N. Y.; m. Marion
Rathbone; children: John, Elizabeth (Mrs. Francis K.
Stevens), Cora (Mrs. Joseph H. Choate, Jr.), Marion.
Comm'd 2d lieut., 5th Mass. Cav., Oct. 13, 1864, a.-d.-c,
Cav. Brigade, 3d Div., 25th Army Corps, Feb. A, 1865;
ass't adj. -gen. 3rd Div. 25th Army Corps, Sept. 3,
1865; hon. mustered out Oct. 31, 1865, comm'd 2d lieut.
17th U. S. Inf., Feb. 23, 1866, 2d lieut., 8th U. S. Cav.,
July 28, 1866; first lieut., 8th U. S. Cav., March 7, 1867:
Regimental Commissary of Subsistence, Aug. 26. 1867;
resigned Oct. 31, 1869. Moved to Albany, N. Y., 1870;
was stove mf'r, Rathbone, Sard & Co., 1870-1903, col.
of the 10th Inf. N. G. N. Y., Aug. 25, 1873, ass't adj.-
gen. 9th Brigade, July 11, 1878; brig.-gen. and insp.-
gen. State of N. Y., Jan. 1, 1880; brig.-gen., 5th Bri-
gade, Jan. 10, 1883; brig.-gen. 3rd Brigade, Dec. 30,
1890; hon. retired at own request to accept office of
ass't sec. of War, Aug. 30. 1903, serving until April,
1913. Civil service comm'r. City of Albany, May 28,
1894-Jan. 1. 1895; police comm'r. City of Albany, June

I, 1895-1898. Mem G. A. R., Mil. Order Loyal Legion,
Mil. Order of Indian W T ars. Sec. Army of Potomac.
Clubs: Fort Orange (Albany), Metropolitan, Army and
Navy, Chevy Chase, Aero (Washington). Address:
Washington, D. C.

OLLESHEIMER, HENRY

Banker; m. Sarah Scheuer. Pres. and dir. Metro-
politan Bank; v. -p. and dir. Scheuer & Bros., Ins.; dir.
Met. Life Ins. Co. Residence: 5 E. 58th St. Address:
1 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

OLMSTED, CHARLES TYLER

Bishop of Central X. Y. ; b. Cohoes, SN. Y., April 28.
1S42; s. Charles A. and Ardelia (Wilkenson) Olmsted;
grad. Trinity Coll., Hartford, Conn., 1865; later studied
theology at St. Stephen's Coll., Annandale, N. Y.; m.
1876, Catharine, d. Joseph Lawrence, of N. Y. City.
Prof, mathematics. St. Stephen's Coll., 1866-1868. Or-
dered deacon, 1867, ordained priest, 1868, in ministry
of Episcopal Ch. ; ass't Trinity Parish, N. Y. City.
1S68-1884; rector Grace Ch.. Utica, 18S4-1S99: vicar of
St. Agnes Chapel, Trinity Parish, N. Y. City. 1S99-
1902; consecrated Oct. 2, 1902, bishop coajutor: July

II, 1904. became bishop of Central New York. Ad-
dress: Utica, N. Y. ~

OLMSTED, EVERETT WARD

Educator; b. Galesburg, 111., May 12, 1869; s. Silas
and Emily (Ward) Olmsted; grad. Cornell Univ., Ph. B..
1891. Ph.D., 1897; m. Buffalo. N. Y., June 19, 1895. Bula
Hubbell; children: Ward Hubbell, b. Aug. 29, 1897,
Richard Hubbell, b. July 24, 1900. John Meigs Hub-
bell, b. June 28, 1911. Studied 1895-1896, at the Sor-
bonne, Ecole des Chartes. and College de France,
Paris; frequent traveler in Europe, spending much
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OLMSTED, HENRY C.

Jurist; ib. Binghamton, N. Y.. May 17, 1S63; s. Laurel
L. and Jennie E. (Collier) Olmsted; ed. Binghamton
High Sch.; grad. Cornell I'niv.. A.U., 18S5, LL.H., lss.s.s
(Phi Beta Kappa); m. 1901. Adelaide S. Lappeus.
Was admitted to the bar in. 1888. Republican; Epis-
copalian. Club: Binghamton. Address: Savings Bank
Bld'g, Binghamton, IN. T.

OLMSTED, JOHN B.

Lawyer; b. Le Roy, N. Y., Jan. 28, 1S54; e. John R.
and Elizabeth 11. (Allen) Olmsted; ed. Le Roy Acad.;
grad. Phillips Exeter Acad., 1S72, Harvard Coll., 1876;
also took lectures at Heidelberg Univ., Germany; m.
Le Roy, N. Y., Mar. 12, 1879, Clara A. Morgan; chil-
dren: John M., Charles M., Remington, Harold Le Roy,
Allen S. 2d. Seymour H. Admitted to bar, Jan., 1879;
att'y for Buffalo-Pitts Co. since 18S5; civil service
comm'r for the City of Buffalo, 3 years; mem. N. Y.
State Public Service Comm'n, 2d Dist., 5 years. Inde-
pendent Republican; Unitarian. Pres. Municipal
League; trustee Buffalo Sem., pres. Elmwood Sch.;
pres. Buffalo Peace & Arbitration Soc; pres Buffalo
League for Equal Suffrage; councillor Univ. of Buf-
falo. Clubs: Saturn, Thursday. Address: 183 Bryant
St., Buffalo, N. Y.

OLMSTED, W. H.

Lawyer, ex-judge N. Y. Court of Special Sessions.
Elected judge N. Y. Court of Special Sessions, term
expired May 1, 1912. Now engaged in active practice
of law. Residence: 610 W. 146th St. Address: 29
Broadway, N. T. City.

OLNEY, GEORGE HARWOOD

Lawyer; b. Milton, N. H., Aug. 8, 1872; s. George
Wilson and Watty Maria (Harwood) Olney; grad.
Brown Univ.. A.B., 1S95; Harvard Law Sch., LL.B.,
1898; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 6, 1902, Amy Gano Gillette;
children: Robert Stanberry, Daniel Gillette, Elihu
Harwood (deceased). Practised law 2 years in Mass.,
and 13 years in N. Y. City. V.-p. and gen. solicitor
United Gas & Electric Corp'n; dir. Edison Electric
Co., "Lancaster Gas Light & Fuel Co., Conestoga Trac-
tion Co., Columbia Gas Co., Clinton Realty Co. Demo-
crat; Episcopalian. Mem. N. E. Soc, Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y. Clubs: University, Delta Phi. Residence: 59 E.
91st St. Address: 40 Wall St., N. Y. City.

OLNEY, GEORGE W.

Journalist, statistician; b. Charleston. S. C, June 5,
1S35; s. George W. and Olive (Bartlett) Olney; ed. in
Charleston schs., Univ. Grammar Sch., Providence, R.
I., Harvard Univ., LL.B., 1855. Entered journalism as
one of publishers of N. Y. Daily Day Book, 1858; re-
turned to South at breaking out of Civil War; was war
correspondent' for Charleston Courier and Richmond
Enquirer, 1861-1863; dramatic writer N. Y. Herald,
1S66: editorial writer for N. Y. World, 1868-1876; en-
tered insurance journalism, 1873, as editor The Spec-
tator; mn'g editor Weekly Underwriter, N. Y. City,
from 1879, editor since 1S99, and v.-p. The Underwriter
Printing and Publishing Co.; v.-p. Utility Printing and
Publishing Co. Editor of The World Almanac, pub-
lished by N. Y. World, since 1871. Fellow Am. Statis-
tical Ass'n; mem. Nat. Geog. Soc, Harvard Law Sch.
Ass'n; v.-p. Soc of the Cincinnati in R. I.: mem. Sons
of Revolution in N. Y., Soc. Colonial Wars. Mil. Order
of Foreign Wars. Soc War of 1S12. Veteran Corps of
Art'y of N. Y. Author of several statistical works.
Address: SO Maiden Lane, N. Y. City.

OLNEY, PETER B.

Lawyer; b. Oxford, Mass., July 21, 1843; s. Wilson and
Eliza L. (Butler) Olney; grad. Andover Acad., I860,
Harvard Coll., A.B., 1S64. Harvard Law Sch., LL.B.,
1866; m. Quincy, Mass.. Nov. 12, 1879, Mary Sigourney
Butler; children: Peter B., Jr., b. 1881: Richard, b. 1883;
Wilson, b. 1885; Sigourney B.. b. 1888. Admitted to N.
Y. City Bar, Nov.. 1S66, and has practiced there since;
served as a comm'r with George Bliss and William C.
Whitney, appt'd under a law of the State to compile
and revise the laws of the State affecting public inter-



ests In N. Y. City, 1879-1881; dist. att'y of N. v. County,
1885; traveled in Europe summers, 1874-1875; del-
egate to Nat. Convs. of 1876, 1.S80; mem. law fir-ma oi
Barlow, Hyatt & Olney, and Barlow & Olney, and of
Olney & Comstock since 1S97. Democrat; Episcopa
lian. Mem. Am., N: y. City, and State Bar Ass'ns; trus-
tee Teachers' Coll. of City of N. Y. Recreations:
Shooting, fishing, tennis, golf. Clubs: Century, TJiiivei
sity, Harvard. Rockaway Hunting. Address: 68 Will-
iam St., N. Y. City.



OLP, ALBERT C




att'y, justice of the peace; sec. Dem. Co. Com.; mn'g
clerk in att'y-gen's office; advanced to deputy att'y-
gen.; chm'n Dem. Co. Com.; village clerk and clerk B'd
of Ed'n; sec. Mt. Morris Business Men's Ass'n: (has been
in active practise since his admission to Mt. Morris
Bar in 1899; in practice in Rochester, since 1909. Mem:
Livingston Co. Bar Ass'n, Livingston Co. Hist. Soc, Mt.
Morris Lodge 122, F. and A. M. (past master), Mt.
Morris Chapter 137, R. A. M. (past high priest), Cyrene
Commandery Knights Templar. Democrat; Presby'n,
mem. B'd Trustees First Presby'n Ch. : mem. Hudson-
Fulton Comm'n, 1909. Club: Livingston. Residence:
Mt. Morris, N. Y. Address: Rochester, N. Y.

OLSEN, JOHN C.

Teacher, chemist, author; b. Galesburg, 111., July 22,
1S69; s. Michael and Cecelia (Johnson) Olsen; grad.
Knox Coll., Galesburg, 111., A.B., 1890, A.M., 1893; univ
work at Chicago Univ., 1895-1896; Johns Hopkins
Univ., 1894 and 1898-1900; fellow. 1899-1900; Ph.D , 1900;
m. Normal. HI., Aug. 31, 1898, Ella Walker; children:
Julian Walker, b. 1900; Eugene Updyke, ib. 1902; Mary
Elizabeth, b. 1905. Teacher of science, Jerseyville (111.)
High Sch.. 1890-1891; principal, schools of Ipaya, 111.,
1891-1894; instr. in physics and chemistry, Austin
High Sch., Ohicago, 111. 1895-1S9S; prof, analytical
chemistry, Poly. Inst., Brooklyn, N. Y., since 1900;
lecturer on same, Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and Sciences
since 1900: instr. same Pratt Inst., Brooklyn, 1900-1906;
food and drug inspection chemist. U. S. Dep't Agricul-
ture since 1907. Charter mem. and sec. Am. Inst, of
Chem. Eng'rs, since 1908. Methodist. Mem. German
Chem. Soc. Am. Chem. Soc, dir. Dep't of Chemistry,
Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and Sciences; mem. Phi Beta
Kappa Soc. Author: Quantitative Chemical Analysis;
Pure Foods; editor Van Nostrand Chemical Annual.
Club: Chemists. Address: 316 Argyle Road. Brooklyn,
N. Y.

OLTMAN, H. H.

Stock broker; b. Jersey City, N. J., Aug. 21, 1872; s.
John B. and Adelia (Mundy) Oltman; Yale Univ., 1892;
m. N. Y. City. June 11, 1900, Jessie Dow. Mem. N. Y.
stock Exchange, since 1900. Clubs: Calumet, New
York. Residence: Palisades, Rockland Co., N. Y. Ad-
dress: 71 Broadway, N. Y. City.

OLYPHANT, ROBERT MORRISON

Capitalist, Tailway official; b. Sept. 9, 1824; s. David
Washington. Cincinnatus, Olyphant: grad. Columbia,
1S42; m 1st, Newport, R. I., 1S46, M. Sophia Vernon
(died 1S55); 2nd. 1858, Anna O. Vernon. Chm'n Exec.
Com. and mg'r The Delaware & Hudson Co. Was a
fellow in Perpetuity Nat. Acad, of Design, and Met.
Museum of Art. Mem. Sons of Revolution, St. An-
drew's Soc, Am. Geog. Soc , N. Y. Zool. Soc, Am. Mu-
seum of Natural Historv. Am Acad. Polit. and Social
Science. Residence: 160 W. 59th St. Address: 32 Nas-
sau St., N. Y. City.

ONATIVIA, JOSe VICTOR, JR.

Broker; b. Albany, N. Y., Feb. 10, 1S86; s. Jose Victor
and Julia (Cushman) Ofiativia: attended St. Paul's Sch.,
Concord, N. H. ; grad. Harvard Univ., A.B., class 1908;
m. N. Y. City. Apr. 21. 190S, Clara Wright Barclay:
one d : Clara Barclay, b. July 21, 1910. Was employed
with Post & Flagg, bankers; became mem. N. Y. Stock
Exchange, May 6. 1909. Progressive: Episcopalian.
Clubs: Harvard. Union, Baltusrol Golf. Residence:
Short Hills, N. J. Address: 15 Broad St., N. Y. City.

O'NEIL, HENRY EDWARD

Banker, lumberman; b. St. Regis Falls, N. Y., March
19, 1.876; s. William T. and Ophelia (Young) O'Neil: ed.
St. Regis Acad., Franklin Acad. Employed with Santa
Clara Lumber Co.. as bookkeeper, 1893-1894; Everton
Lumber Co., one year; sec. and treas. 1896-1903, pres.
1902-1907 of Watson Page Lumber Co. Pres. St. Regis
Falls Nat. Bank, Cascade Chair Co., St. Regis Light &



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