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and ex-pres. Theta Delta Chi Coll. fraternity, ex-pres.
Lafayette Coll. Alumni Ass'n, Am. Acad. Polit. and
Soc'l Science, Wyoming Valley Hist. & Geog. Soc, Pa.
Soc. of N. Y., trustee Lafayette Coll., United Charities
of Hazleton, Pa.; treas. and trustee Pa. State Hosp.,
Hazleton, Pa.; trustee First Presby'n Ch., trustee Pub-
liic Library, Hazleton, Pa. Recreations: Trout Ashing,
golf. Clubs; University, iRailroad, Pomfret (Easton,
Pa.), Westmoreland (Wilkes-Barre, Pa.), Hazleton
Country. Address; Hazleton, Pa.

PARIS, WILLIAM FRANCKLYN

Decorative architect; b. N. T. City; s. Auguste Jean
and Annae (Mercer) Paris (de Bourgogne); ed. Univ.
of New York, Rome, Paris, Art Students' League of
N. Y. Author: Rodin as a Symbolist, Albert Besnard,
Impressionist, The Gobelins, French Institute and
American Art, Rationalism in Art, Decorators and
Their Art. Architectural decorator for University
Club, Princeton Univ. and Yale. Capt. 108th N. Y.
Vols. Hon. fellow for life Met. Museum of Art, Archi-
tectural League of N. Y., Nat. Sculpture Sac, Am.
Federation of Art; U. S. Comm'r of Decorative Art,
Paris Exp'n, 1900; chm'n French Museum, French Inst.
In U. S., dir. McDowell Chorus of Schola Cantorum.
Clubs: Grolier, Sleepy Hollow Country. Address: 53
W. 39th St., N. Y. City.

PARISH, WAINWRIGHT

Architect; b. IN. Y. City, Dec. 5, 1866; s. Elizabeth
H. and Henry Parish; grad. Rensselaer Poly. Inst.,
1888. Mem. firm of Parish & Schroeder. Mem. Archi-
tectural League, Am. Inst. Architects. Clubs: Univer-
sity, Union, Tuxedo. Residence: 135 Madison Av. Ad-
dress: 12 W. 31st St., N. Y. City.

PARK, EDGAR

Born St. Louis, Mo.; s. Edgar and Mary Crippen
(Fisk) Park; m. N. Y. City, April 17, 1900, Sue, d.
Charles Derby Foote. For past 18 years engaged in
reorg'n of industrial and public service enterprises in
U S. Europe and Mexico. Republican; Episcopalian.
Trustee Manhattan Trade Sch., Am. Soc. for Control of
Cancer. Recreations: Golf, motoring. Clubs: Aero or
America, Apawamis, Knollwood Country, Larchmont
Yacht. Residence: Larchmont, N. Y. Address: 1 Mad-
ison Av., N. Y. City.

PARK, ROSWELL

Surgeon; b. Pomfret, Conn., May 4, 1852; s. Rev.
Roswell and Mary B. (Baldwin) Park; grad. Racine
Coll., Wis., A.B., 1872, A.M., 1875; Chicago Med. Coll.
(Northwestern Univ.), M.D., 1876; hon. M.D., Lake
Forest Univ., 1890; A.M., Harvard, 1892; LL.D., Yale,
1902- m Chicago, 1880, Martha P. Durkee; children:
Roswell, Jr., 1884; Julian D., 1887. Demonstrator anat-
omy Woman's Med. Coll., Chicago, 1877; adjunct prof,
anatomy, Chicago Med. Coll., 1879; lecturer on surg.,
Rush Med. Coll., Chicago, 1882; prof, surgery in Med.
Dep't Univ. of Buffalo, 1883, and surgeon Buffalo Gen.
Hosp., 1883. Brigade surgeon, 4th Brigade, N. G. N. Y.,
1884-1893 Pres. Spencer Lens Co., mf'rs, Buffalo.
Author: History of Medicine, Park's Modern Surgery;
also other works on professional subjects. Ex-dir.
N Y. State Cancer Laboratory, Buffalo; ex-trustee
Buffalo State Hosp.; ex-pres. Philharmonic Soc. Mem.
German, French and Italian Surg. Ass'ns, Internat.
Soc. Surgery, Am. Surg. Ass'n (ex-pres.), Med. Soc. of
the State of N. Y. (ex-pres.), A.A.A.S*. Clubs: Buffalo
(ex-pres), Saturn (ex-pres), University (dir.), Park
(Buffalo), University (N. Y. City). Address: 510 Del-
aware Av., Buffalo, N. Y.

PARK, WILLIAM HALLOCK

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 30, 1863; s. Rufus and
Harriet (Hallock) Park; grad. Coll. City of N. Y A.B.,
1883; Columbia Coll. Phys. & Surgs., M.D., 1886; Med.
Dep't Columbia Univ.; LL.D., Queen's Univ. (Kingston,
Ont.), 1910; unmarried. Interne Roosevelt Hosp., 1887-
1888; prof, bacteriology and hygiene, N. Y. Univ. and
Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll. since 1897; dir. Research
Laboratories, Dep't of Health, City of N. Y., since
1897; State med. examiner in hygiene since 1909.
Author: Pathogenic Micro-organism, 4th edition (Lea
& Febiger). Mem. Ass'n Am. Phys., Am. Ass'n Patholo-
gists and Bacteriologists. Trustee University Place
Presby'n Ch Clubs: Century, University. Address:
315 W. 76th' St., N. Y. City.

PARKE, FLOYD BENTON

Physician, surgeon; b. Erin, Chemung Co., N. Y., Jan.
27, 1856; s. Alexander H. and Edna (McDowell) Parke;
grad. lElmira Free Acad., 1871; Med. Dep't Univ. of
Buffalo, M.D., 1879; m. Corning, N. Y., 1905, Eva Gris-
wold. First lieut. and ass't surgeon, 26th Separate
Co., N.G.N. Y., July 26, 1887, to May 3, 1899; elected
coroner, Chemung County, 1883, serving 3 years; U. S.



examining surgeon, Pension Dep't, 1886-1890. Mem.
Elmira Health B'd, 1886-1893; comm'r of health since
1902; city physician, 1886-1887. Mem. B'd of Ed'n,
1891-1895; appt'd city coroner for one year in 1887.
Mem. Elmira Acad, of Medicine, N. Y. State Med. Soc.
Health officer Elmira since March, 1909. Democrat;
Methodist. Mem. Med. Soc. County of Chemung, In-
dependent Order Red Men. Club: Coroner. Address:
251 (Baldwin St., Elmira, N. Y.

PARKER, ALTON BROOKS

Lawyer; b. Cortland, N. Y., May 14, 1852; s. Jonn
Brooks, and Harriet F. (Stratton) Parker; ed. Cort-
land Acad, and the State Normal Sch., Cortland; grad.
Albany Law Sch., LL.B., 1872 (hon. chancellor and
LL.D., Union Coll., 1901; LL.D., McGill Univ., Montreal,
1913); m. 1873, Mary Louise, d. Moses I. Schoonmaker,
a descendant of Joachim Schoonmaker, one of the
early Dutch settlers in Ulster Co.; children: John
(died in infancy), Bertha (wife of Rev. Charles Mer-
cer Hall). Admitted to bar 1872; became partner with
W. S. Kenyon, Jr., and practised at Kingston, N. Y.;
now practising law in IN. Y. City. Elected 1877, re-
elected 1883, surrogate of Ulster Co.; refused apptm't
as 1st ass't postmaster-gen., 1885; appt'd by Gov. Hill,
1885, justice of Supreme Court of N. Y., to fill vacancy;
elected to full term, without opposition, 1886; appt'd
to 2d Div., Court of Appeals, 1889; assigned to Gen.
Term, 1st Dep't (N .Y. City), by Gov. Fowler, 1893, and
to 1st Appellate Div. by Gov. Black, March, 1897;
elected, 1897, chief judge Court of Appeals of N. Y.;
resigned 1904. Democrat; managed successful cam-
paign of David B. Hill for Governor, 1885, as chm'n
Dem. State Com. Nominated by Democracy July 9,
1904, for President of the U. S., and on the same day
sent his famous "gold standard" telegram; defeated in
election by Pres. Roosevelt. Pres. of Am. Bar Ass'n,
August, 1906; pres. N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, 1909,
1910, 1911; pres. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Jan., 1913.
Recreation: Farming. Clubs: Metropolitan, Century,
Midday, Manhattan, National Democratic. Residence:
Rosemount, Esopus, N. Y. Address: 111 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

PARKER, AMASA JUNIUS

Lawyer; b. Delhi, N. Y., May 6, 1843; s. Judge Amasa
J. and Harriet Langdon (Roberts) Parker; ed. in pri-
vate schools, Albany Acad, and Union Coll., A.B. 1863,
A.M. 1866, LL.D. 1904; grad. Albany Law Sch., LL.B.,
1864; m. New Orleans, La., April 22, 1868, Cornelia
Kane Strong (died Dec. 18, 1883); children: Amasa J.,
Jr., b. June 19, 1869; Lewis Rathbone, b. Nov. 30, 1870;
Louisa Parker Sweny, b. Feb. 22, 1873; Grace Parker
McLane, b. March 31, 1874; Anna Parker Sage, b. April
23, 1876; Harriet Langdon Parker McElroy, b. Jan. 18,
1878. Admitted to bar 1864 and practised in partner-
ship with his father until 1890; since then practising
alone. Major and aide-de-camp, 3d Div., N.G.N.Y.,
1866. Lieut.-col. 1875, and col. 10th Inf., N.G.N.Y.,
1877; Gen. commanding 3d Brigade, N.G.N. Y., 1886-
1891. Mem. N. Y. Assembly 1882, and in that session
compiled and secured passage of Mil. Code for N. G.
State of N. Y.; Senator State of N. Y. 1886-1887, 1892-
1893, 1894-1895. Pres. B'd Trustees Albany Law Sch.
and pres. Albany Young Men's Ass'n; trustee Albany
Med. Coll.; gov. Union Univ. since 1884, also v.-p.
Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Kappa Alpha Soc.
Clubs: Fort Orange, University, Country (Albany).
Address: 143 Washington Av., Albany, N. Y.

PARKER, FREDERICK SHELDON

Lawyer; b. New Haven, Conn., July 26, 1852; s. Fred-
erick Sheldon and Martha (Newton) Parker; grad.
Yale Univ., 1873; m. Brooklyn, May 16, 1876, Josephine
Mason Hill. Mem. firm Parker & Aaron. Mem. Ass'n
Bar City of N. Y., Order of Colonial Wars, Sons of
Revolution, Mayflower Descendants, Founders and Pa-
triots. Clubs: Union, University, Metropolitan, Union
League, N. Y. YachL Lawyers (N. Y. City), Crescent
Athletic, Hamilton (Brooklyn). Residence: 32 Garden
Place, Brooklyn. Address: 52 Broadway, N. Y. City.

PARKER, FORREST H.

Banker; b. Boston, Mass.; s. Abner and Louisa B.
(Newton) Parker; ed. in academies; m. 1st, N. Y
Mary Eveline Gunney Thomason; 2d, Mary Appleton
Stevens; children: Eveline Thomason, Jennie Post,
May Appleton, Forrest H., Jr. (deceased). Pres. N. Y.
Produce Exchange, 1880-1882; took active part in
erection and laid corner-stone of present building;
founded N. Y. Produce Exchange Bank, 1883, and since,
then pres. Took active part in Cleveland campaign
in 1892; chm'n Exec Com. Business Men's Dem. Ass n.
Trustee N. Y. Produce Exchange Safe Deposit & Stor-
age Co.; dir. Consolidated Elevator Co. (Duluth); pres.
Madison Av. Co. Democrat. Mem. N. Y. Produce Ex-
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Soc, Museum of Natural History. Recreation: Pre-
serve In Adirondacks, "Forestmere," near Paul Smith's.
Club: Quill. Residence: 797 Madison Av. Address:
10 Broadway, N. Y. City.

PARKER, FRED BRYANT

Farmer; b. Elba, N. Y., Nov. 4, 1S65; s. Edwin and
Lydia M. (Hammond) Parker; ed. Thrall Private Sch.,
Brockport Normal Sch.; m. Alice E. Macombes; one
d.: Helen L., b. Nov. 1, 1S94. Breeder and seller of high
class carriage horses, pres., Parker & Carney; treas.,
Boirats Joint Corp'n. Supervisor of Elba, 4 years;
mem. Assembly, 3 years; now mem. Republican State
Com. Pres. Genesee County Agr'l Soc. Republican;
Presby'n. Trustee Cary Collegiate Sem. Clubs:
Batavia, Holland, Buffalo Automobile. Address: 26
State St., Batavia, N. Y.

PARKER, FRED H.

State Hosp. Comm'r; b. Cortland, N. Y., May 11,
1862; ed. dist. sch. of Cortland, State Normal Sch.
State bank examiner, 1S90-1S98; examiner in Insur-
ance Dep't, 1899-1907; sec. Carnegie Trust Co., later
v.-p. until 190S; comm'r in condemnation proceedings
of Ashokan Reservoir site, 1909-1911; appt'd State
Hosp. Comm'r bv Gov. Dix, 1912; reapprd by Gov.
Sulzer, 1913. Address: Office of State Hosp. Comm'r,
Albany, N. Y.

PARKER, GEORGE ALBERT

Educator, musician; b. Kewanee, 111., Sept. 21, 1856;
s. Henry C. and Mary F. (Bell) Parker; grad. Royal
Conservatory of Music, Stuttgart, Germany; post-grad,
student of Dr. Theodore Kullak, Berlin, Alex. Gull-
mant, Paris; received hon. degree Mus. Doc, 1S93; m.
Syracuse, N. Y., Sept. 5, 1S83, Mary D. Sims; children:
Frieda Sims Eunice Bell, George Sims. A first founder
Am. Guild of Organists. Prof, piano and organ In
Syracuse Univ., 1SS2, and ever since connected with
this institution as head of musical dep't; acting dean
and dtan Coll. Fine Arts. Has served as mem. Exec,
and Program Com., N. Y. State Music Teachers' Ass'n;
for many years mem. Manuscript Soc. of N. Y. Has
appeared in piano and organ recitals in various parts
of N. Y., and has made numerous trips abroad. Ad-
dress: Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, N. Y.

PARKER, GEORGE F.

Journalist; b. Lafayette, Ind., Dec. 30, 1847; s.
Thomas W. and Eliza Ann (Kirk) Parker; ed. in com-
mon schools of Iowa and State Univ. at Iowa City;
married. Editor of papers in Iowa, Ind., Washington,
D. C, N. H., Pa. and N. Y. City; was first mn'g editor
N. Y. Press, 18S7-18S8; contb'r to London Times, 1896-
1906, and to many magazines in England and U. S.
Connected with the Nat. Dem. Com., 18S0, 1888, 1892
and 1904; ass't postmaster, Philadelphia, 1885-18S7:
U. C. consul, Birmingham, 1893-189S; comm'r. in United
Kingdom for La. Purchase Exp'n, St. Louis, 1901-1904.
Mem. Parker & Bridge. Independent; Episcopalian.
Mem. Iowa Soc. Clubs: Church, Pilgrims. Address:
20 Broad St., N. Y. City.

PARKER, HENRY SEABURY

Banker; b. N. Conway, N. H., Nov. 13, 1882; s. Henry
Ainsworth and Mary (Seabury) Parker; grad. Har-
vard Coll.. A.B., class of 1904; m. Hewlett, L. I., Sept.,
1910. Marion Stevenson; one son: Henry Seabury, Jr.,
b. June, 1912. Mem. firm Colgate, Parker & Co.
Episcopalian. Residence: 75 E. 54th St., N. Y. City.
Address; 2 Wall St., N. Y. City.

PARKER, HERSCHEL CLIFFORD

Prof, physics; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 9, 1867; s.
Herschel and Hannah (Walker) Parker; grad. Colum-
bia Sch. of Mines, Ph.B., 1890. Ass't physics, 1891;
tutor physics, 1893; instr. physics, 1901; adjunct prof,
phvsics since 1903, Columbia Univ. Engaged in re-
search work, connected with incandescent eler-trlc
lighting, 1903-1907; one of discoverers of helion.
Author: Systematic treatise on Electrical Measure-
ments, 1897; contributor to scientific and other Jour-
nals. Engaged in exploration and first ascents in
Canadian Alps, 1897, 1899, 1903, participating in first
ascents of Mounts Goodsir and Dawson in British
Columbia, and Mount Hungabee, Deltaform, Blddle
and Lefroy, in Alberta; also explorations in the Mt.
McKinley region of Alaska. Mem. Am. Inst. Elec.
Eng'rs, Am. Physical Soc, Electro-chemical Soc,
Sigma Xi; fellow A.A.A.S., N. Y. Acad. Sciences, Am.
Gecg. Soc. Clu'bs: Appalachian Mountain, American
Alpine, Explorers. Arctic (N. Y. City): Canadian Al-
pine. Residence: 21 Fort Greene PI., Brooklyn, N. Y.
Address 21 Fort Greene PI., Brooklyn, N. Y.

PARKER, JAMES HENRY

Retired merchant, banker: b. Johnston Co., N. C,
Jan. 4, 1S43; s. Mathew and Martha Parker; ed. private



schs. until Civil War, serving as lieut. of cav., C. 8.
A.; m. Charleston, S. C, 1877, Julia A. Jones. After
war studied medicine an?i engaged in pratlce in N.
C. until 1870; merchant in cotton and naval stores at
Oharleston, S. C, 1870-1882; moved to N. Y. City, 1882,
and became large operator in N. Y. cotton market;
since 1899 head of cotton comm'n firm of J. H. Parker
& Co., until retirement. Pres. U. S. Nat. Bank of N.
Y., since 1891; also dir. and v.-p. Nat. Park Bank; pres.
Produce Exchange Trust Co. of N. Y., 1898-1899;
formerly pres. Mutual Alliance Trust Co., N. Y. City,
to which position was elected July 1, 1908. Mem. N.
Y. Cotton Exchange (pres. three terms). Mem.
Southern Soc of N. Y. (ex-pres.); former comd'r Con-
federate Veterans Camp of N. Y. Clubs: Manhattan,
N. Y. Athletic, National Arts. Address: 18 E. 69th
St., N. Y. City.

PARKER, JAMES S.

Mem. Congress; b. Great Barrington, Mass.. June 3,
1867; ed. public schs. of Great Barrington and Cornell
Univ.; removed to Salem, N. Y., 1888; m. Marion
Williams. Engaged in farming since 189S; mem. N. Y.
Assembly, 1904. 1905, 1908-1912; elected to 63d Con-
gress from 29th N. Y. Dist. Republican. Address:
Salem, Washington Co., N. Y.

PARKER, JASON SAMUEL

Physician; b. Lyons, Wayne Co., N. Y., April 18,
1879; s. Jason and Annie Elizabeth (Cole) Parker; ed.
Lvons High School, Cornell Univ. Med. Sch.. M.D.; m.
at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, N. Y. City,
Feb. 20, 1907. Carrie A. Bartow. Mem. house staff
N. Y. Post-Graduate Hosp.; capt. Med. Corps N. G. N.
Y. ; attending surgeon. White Plains City Hosp. Epis-
copalian. Mem. Westchester County Med. Soc, N. Y.
State Med. Soc. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Post-Graduate
Alumni; Cornell Alumni. Mem. Omega Upsilon Phi
fraternity. Address: 12 Church St., White Plains, N. Y.

PARKER, JOHN SCOTT

Lawyer: b. University, Tuscaloosa Co., Ala., Jan. 13,
1873; s. William A. and Martha (Foster) Parker; ed.
Univ. of Ala. (completed junior vear, 1S89); grad N.
Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1897; m. Dec 29, 1900, Alice, d. Col.
Otho S. Lee, of Belair, Md.; children: Alice Martha, b.
1903; Priscilla Stump, b. 1905: John Scott, Jr., b. 1906;
William Lee, b. 1911. Admitted to bar, 189,8: made
specialty of corp'n law, and particularly org'n and
taxation of business companies. Author of Parker's
N. J. Corporations; Where and How; a Handbook of
Incorporation. Editor-in-chief of The Corporation
Manual. Mem. law firm of Parker, Davis, Wagner &
Walton. Mem. Dwight Alumni Ass'n, Sigma Nu
fraternity, Soc of Mayflower Descendants. Clubs:
Underwriters, Essex County Country. Residence: East
Orange, N. J. Address: Mutual Life Bld'g, 34 Nassau
St., N. Y. City.

PARKER, JUNIUS

Lawyer; b. Smithfield, N. C, 1867; s. Edward S. ana
Ellen C. (Northam) Parker; ed. in academies and law
Univ. of N. C; m. Knoxville, Tenn.. April 5, 1899, Mary
W. Locke. Admitted to N. C. bar; practised in Durham,
N. C, at>out 5 years; came to N. Y., 1899, to become
ass't gen. counsel of American Tobacco Co., gen. coun-
sel since Jan., 1912, and numerous companies in which
it holds stock. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y Southern
Soc. Clubs: Riding. Sleepy Hollow Country. Address:
49 E. 72d St., N. Y. City.

PARKER, LEWIS RATHBONE

Lawyer; b. Albany, N. Y., Nov. 30. 1870; s. Amasa J.
and Cornelia Kane (Strong) Parker; ed. St. Paul's
Sch., Concord, N. H.; Yale Coll., A.B., 1892; Albany
Law Sch., LL.B., 1895; m. Albany, N. Y., Oct. 18, 1902,
Ellen Vanderpoel Hun; children: Lewis R., Jr., b.
Oct. 19, 1904; Ellen, b. May 20, 1907. Partner, Hun &
Parker, lawyers; dir. Albany Ins. Co., City Safe De-
posit Co., The Essex Co. Democrat; Episcopalian.
Clubs: Fort Orange, Albany Country, Albany Racquet,
Wolf's Head, Psi Upsilon. Address: 25 North Pearl
St., Albany, N. Y.

PARKER, LEWIS WARDLAW

Manufacturer, banker; b. Abbeville, S. C, July 11,
1865; s. William Henrv and Lucia (Wardlaw) Parker;
grad. Univ. of S. C, A B 1885; LL.B., 1887; m. Rich-
mond, Va., Jure 6, 1893, Margaret Smieh. Taught
school three years; began practice of law, 1888. Green-
ville, S. C; mem. law firm Haynsworth & Parker,
1888-1897; since then identified with cotton mf'g,
banking and other business enterprises. Pres. Parker
Cotton Mills Co.: v.-p. Piedmont Savings & Invest-
ment Co.; mem. Exec. Com. Am. Home Fire Ins. Co.,
Am. Cotton Mf'rs Ass'n (ex-pres.). Clubs: New York



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(N. Y.), Poinsett (Greenville), Maryland (Baltimore),
Manufacturers (Charlotte), Columbia (Columbia).
Residence: 5 Washington Road. Address: Masonic
Temple, Greenville, S. C.

PARKER, ORREL ARDREY

Lawyer; b. Muskingum Co.. O., Jan. 14, 1873; s. John
Ardrey and Lucy (Drumm) Parker; ed. primary,
grammar and high schools, Fostoria, O.; Princeton
Prep. Sen.; grad. Princeton Univ., B.S. (with high
honors), 1895; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1897; m. N. Y
City, May 22, 1907, May R. Gibson. Admitted to bar,
1897; engaged in practise in N. Y. City since 1897.
Pres. and treas. Newmastic Co. tfn Porto Rico on
legal and other business, 1898, 1S99 and 1900. Rep-
resented Associated Press, and wrote many articles
for magazines, etc. Att'y tor Isabella Gongales, whose
case, carried to Supreme Court of U. S., determined
Porto Rico citizenship. Delivered over 500 lectures
on Porto Rico in N. Y. and vicinity in last 9 years,
before clubs and societies, under auspices of Pond's
Lyceum Bureau and N. Y. B'd of Ed'n; also lecture
on automobiles and aviation. Presby'n. Mem. Hud-
son-Fulton Celebration Comm'n, Albion Lodge, F.
and A. M., No. 26, Ohio Soc. of N. Y., Aeronautical Soc,
Soc. Automobile Bng'rs. Recreation: Automobiling.
Clubs: Automobile of America, Aero of America, Man-
hattan Automobile (charter mem.), Rotarv (ex-pres.).
Residence: 225 West End Av. Address: 151 W. 68th
St., N. Y. City.

PARKER, ROBERT MEADE

Manufacturer and railroad transportation; b. New-
ark, N. J., Sept. 19, 1864; s. Cortlandt and Elizabeth
Wolcott (Stites) Barker; descendant Elisha Parker,
who settled in Barnstable, Mass., 1640, and removed
to N. J. 1667, where since Parker family has been
closely identified; attended St. Paul's Sch., Concord, N.
H., 1878-1880; Phillips Exeter Acad., and Princeton
Univ., A.B., 1885. Secured employment as clerk with
Erie R. R. 1885; div. freight agent 1890, and ass't
gen. freight agent 1896; gen. freight agent 1903:
traffic mg'r Am. Sugar Refining Co. since 1905. Also
pres. Brooklyn Cooperage Co., Pa. Stave Co., Butler
Co. R. R. Co., Great Western Land Co.; v. -p. Oleona
R. R. Co.; dir. Ansco Co., Pacific Coast Co. Private
in Essex Troop, N. J., 1S90-189S; 1st lieut. and bat-
talion adj. and regimental q. m., 12th Inf., N. Y. Vols.,
Chickamauga, Tenn., and Lexington, Ky., 1898; pro-
moted capt. 12th Reg't, N.Y.N.G., 1900-1908. Re-
publican; Episcopalian; Mason. Recreations: Riding,
golf. Clubs: Union, University, Brook, N. Y. Yacht,
City Midday, Riding (N. Y.), Essex (Newark). Resi-
dence: 40 James St., Newark. N. J., and 618 Fifth Av.
Address: 117 Wall St., N. Y. City.

PARKER, TERRY

Lawyer; b. Atchison, Kan., Nov. 1, 1S70; 6. James
Williams and Anna Amelia (Prat) Parker; ed. Yale
(Academic Dep't) for 2 years; entered Columbia Law
Sch. on certificate from Yale 1891; grad. LL.B., 1894.
Admitted to practice Dec, 1S94, N. Y. Supreme Count in
Second Dep't; admitted to V. S. Circuit and Dist.
Courts 1889, to N. J. bar 1902; counsellor, 1909; Su-
preme Court examiner, 1913; also patent and trade
marks, Washington, D. C. Mem. Essex Troop, N. J.,
for six years; 1st lieut. and battalion adj., 1st Reg't,
Inf , N. G. N. J., since 1910; expert with rifle. Pres.
Nat. Mail Co. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Mem. Hope
Lodge, F. & A. M.; Orange Chapter, R. A. M., and Jer-
sey Commandery, K. T. Clubs: Yale, University Glee,
Underwriters, East Orange Republican, Taft Club of
East Orange (N. J.). Address: Newark, N. J., and 32
Nassau St., N. Y. City.

PARKER, WINTHROP

Lawyer; b. Ware. Mass.. June 10, 1857; s. Montgom-
ery Davis and Caroline Gilman (White) Parker; g.-g.s.
Rt. Rev. Samuel Parker, D.D., second Episcopal bishop
of Mass.; grad, N. Y. Univ., LL.B., 11881; m. 1st, Water-
loo N. Y. 1892 Susan A. (Robinson) Birdsall (died
1909); 2d, Philadelphia, Pa., 1912, Mabel Washburn
Kelsey. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1881. to U. S. Su-
preme Court, 1S96. Engaged in practice in N. Y.
City, since 1881. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n; mem. Colonial Order.
Club: Barnard. Summer cottage: Spruce Camp. Christ-
mas Cove, Me. Residence: 102 W. 93d St. Address.
206 Broadway, N. Y. City.

PARKHURST CHARLES H.

Clergyman; b. Framingham, Mass., April 17, 1S42;
ed. Lancaster Acad., Amherst Coll., A.B., 1S66; A.M.,
1869, D.D., 1SS0, LL.D., 1892. Clerk in dry goods
house, 1S5S-1S60; principal Amherst High Sch., until
1S67: prof. Greek and Latin. Williston Sera., 1S70-1S71:
m. Nov. 23, 1S70, Ellen Bodman of Williamsburg,



Mass. Studied theology at Halle, Leipzig and Bonn;
pastor First Cong'l Ch. of Lenox, Mass., 1874; pastor
Madison Square Presby'n Ch., N. Y. City, since 1880;
pres. Soc. for Prevention of Crime, 1891-1908. Sermon
on municipal corruption brought him before grand
jury, 1892; led to investigations by N. Y. legislature
com. (Lexow Committee) of N. Y. police force; caused
defeat of Tammany Hall, 1S94; has since been promi-
nent in all work of reform and against all corruption
and crime. Author: Forms of the Latin Verb Illus-
trated by the Sanskrit, 1870: The Blind Man's Creed,
and Other Sermons, 1883; The Pattern on the Mount,
1885; Three Gates on a Side, 1887; What Would the
World Be Without Religion? 1888; The Swiss Guide,
1889; Our Fight with Tammany, 1895; The Sunnv Side
of Christianity, 1901. Address Hotel Ansonia, 'N. Y.
City.

PARKHURST, FREDERICK SHREWSBURY. JR.

Civil and mining eng'r; b. Franklinville, N. Y., May
5, 1882; s. Frederick S. and Minnie M. (Latham) Park-
hurst; ed. LeRoy (N. Y.) High Sch., Mich. Coll. of
Mines, Houghton, Mich., B.S., E.M. Formerly mining
eng'r with Winona Copper Co., Winona, Mich.,' Anthony
Blum Gold Mines, Gold Rock, Ont., N. Homestake Min-
ing Co., Dead wood, S. D. ; city eng'r, Niagara Fal's,
N. Y., since Jan. 1, 1910. Democrat; Methodist. Mem.
Theta Tau fraternity; Elk, Scottish Rite Mason,
Knight Templar. Residence: 522 Cedar St. Address
Convention Hall, Niagara Falls, N. Y.

PARKS, LEIGHTON

Rector of St. Bartholomew's P. E. Ch.; son of a
clergyman; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 10. 1S52; college and
theol. ed'n, D.D., St. John's Coll., Harvard, 1900. Took
an eighteen months' tour around the world. At Geneva
and Paris he had charge of English chapels for a
time, and then returned to this country; rector
Emanuel Ch., Boston, 1878-1904; rector St. Bartholo-
mew's Ch., N. Y. City, since 1904. Address: 342 Madi-
son Av., N. Y. City.

PARMELE, GEORGE H.

Lawyer; ed. Canandaigua, N. Y. Univ. of Rochester,
B.S. Lawyer, Rochester, N. Y 1891-1893; law editor,
Rochester, N. Y., from 1S93. Mem. editorial staff of



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