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ABRAHAM, JOSEPH H.

Physician; b. Montgomery, Ala., Sept. 17, 1870; s.
Jacob and Hannah (Weil) Abraham: ed. public and
high schools of Montgomery, Ala.; Univ. of Va., M.D. ;
post-graduate instruction in Berlin. Vienna and Lon-
don, 1896-97, and Germany and Austria in 1900 and
1905. Prof, on larnygology, N. Y. Polyclinic Med. Sch.
Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Larnygol., Rhinol. and Otol.
Socs., N. Y. Acad. Medicine, N. Y. Polyclinic Med. Soc,
N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Alumni Univ. of Va., The
Southern Soc. Clubs: Harmonie, The Friars. Address:
130 W. 58th St., N. Y. City.

ACKER. CHARLES ERNEST

Manufacturer, inventor; b. Bourbon. Ind., Mar. 19,
1S68; s. William James Acker (mf'r); family came
originally from Holland, and settled in New Amster-
dam; ed. Wabash Coll. and Cornell Univ., Ph.B., 1S8S;
m. 1892, Alice Reynolds Beal, d. William R. Beal, of
N. Y. City; six children. Engaged in elec. eng'ring
work in Chicago, 1888-1893; since then has been in field
of chemistry and electro-cmemistry ; developed first
electrolytic process for manufacture of caustic soda by
electrolysis of molten salt, known as "Acker Process,"
for which Elliott-Cresson gold medal of Franklin Inst,
was conferred upon him. Built works of Acker Pro-
cess Co., Niagara Falls; originated processes for tet-
rachloride of tin, carbon tetrachloride, etc.; first to
manufacture carbon tetrachloride in America; has
been granted about 45 U. S. and foreign patents for
inventions relating to chemical and electro-chemical
industries. Dir. in various org'ns in Ossining. For-
merly officer of Northwestern Alumni Ass'n of Cornell
Univ. (Chicago), and later of Cornell Alumni Ass'n
of Buffalo. Dir. Am. Electroehem. Soc, 1905-1910,
mem. Soc. of Arts (London), Faraday Soc (London),
Soc. Chem. Industry (London), Am. Electroehem. Soc,
Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, Am. Chem. Soc. Clubs: Niagara
Falls Country (pres.), and several others. Address:
Ossining-on-Hudson, N. Y.

ACKER, CHARLES LIVINGSTON

Treas. Manhattan Mortgage Co.; b. N. Y. City, Jan.
14, 1S72; s. Charles L. and Helena (Biinkerhoff) Acker;
ed. Univ. Grammar Sch., N. T. City; m. August 27,
1913, Laura M. Sargent, of San Francisco, Cal. Treas.
and dir. Guaranteed Mortgage Co. of N. Y., Manhattan
Mortgage Co., Estates Settlement Co.; pres. and dir.
Charles L. Acker Estate. Enlisted April 2, 1894, in
Co. B, 7th Reg't; honorably discharged Sept., 1904.
Address: 200 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ACKER, MILO M.

Lawyer: b. Hartsville, Steuben Co., N. Y., Oct. 3, 1853:
s. Hugh J. and Huldah (Call) Acker; ed. country dis-
trict schools and Alfred (N. Y.) Univ.; m. Brattleboro.



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



Vt, Oct. 9, 1890, Mary W. Clarke. Admitted to bar,
1883. Practised in Hornell, N. Y. Dir. First Nat. Bank.
Hornell, N. Y.; v.-p. Urbana Wine Co. Supervisor
Hartsvllle, 1879-80; police justlae, Hornell; mem. As-
sembly, 1888-91; Introduced and passed bill for State
care insane. Republican leader of Assembly, 1891;
mem. Constitutional Conv., 1894; att'y city of Hornell
six years; mem. B'd Ed'n 10 years; mem. State Water
Supply Comm'n. Republican. Presby'n: trustee First
Presby'n Ch., Hornell. Mason. Mem. N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n. Trustee Hornell Public Library. Recreations:
European travel, and hunting with a kodak. Club:
Hornell Country (pres.). Address: Hornell, N. Y.

ACKERMAN, J. WALTER

Civil and mech. engineer; b. Auburn, N. Y., Dec. 5,
1867; s. Ellas Cuykendall and Amelia (De Witt) Acker-
man; ed. Cazenovla Sim., Ithaca High Sen. and Cor-
nell Univ.; m. May 2S, 1902, Bertha H. Vedder, of
Munnsville, Madison Co., N. Y.; children: Lauren V.,
b. March 12, 1905; J. Bevler, b. April 29, 1909. En-
gaged in R. R. surveys, 1897-99; in sanitary designs
and construction, 1899-1902; city engineer of Auburn,
N. Y., 1902-Jan., 1908; resident engineer N. Y., Auburn
and Lansing R. R., Jan. -Sept., 1908; since 1908 sup't
and chief eng'r Municipal Water Works System of
Auburn, N. Y. Republican. Presby'n. Mem. Am. Soc.
Civil Eng'rs, Am. Soc. for Municipal Improvements;
Am. Water Works Ass'n, New England Water Works
Ass'n, Auburn Lodge 431, F. and A. M., Holland Soc.
of N. Y. Club: Auburn City. Address: Auburn, N. Y.

ACKERSON, T. BENTON

Real estate owner and broker; b. Rockland Lake,
Rockland Co., N. Y., June 9, 1856; s. Theodore P. and
Susan L. (Moore) Ackerson; ed. in schools of Pough-
keepsie, N. Y. ; m. Dec. 28, 1887, Carrie E. Embler;
children: Ella A., b. 1898; Alice (deceased); Jean, b.
1901. Was 31 years in employ Knickerbocker Ice Co.,
and its successors, and for past fifteen years engaged
in real estate development and kindred lines. Pres.
T. B. Ackerson Co., real estate; treas. and dir. N. Y.
Land and Warehouse Co., Long Island City; active in
development of homes in Flatbush, Brooklyn, Bright-
waters. L I., Maplewood, N. J., and building up of
large factory interests in Long Island City. Republi-
can. Episcopalian. Mem. Mf'rs Ass'n of N. Y. ; Flat-
bush B'd of Trade, 39th Ward Taxpayers' Ass'n, Ja-
maica Bay Improvement Ass'n, Brooklyn League,
Municipal League. Recreations: Automobiling, yacht-
ing, out-of-door sports. Address: 1 West 34th St.,
N. Y. City.

ACKROYD, WILLIAM

Clergyman; b. Manchester, Ens., 1863; s. William
Aokroyd; ed. Harley Coll., London; m. Chicago, Ill-
July 29, 1890, Mary E. Oldfield; children: William, b.
1891; Mabel, b. 1892; Edith M b. 1899; Arthur O., b.
1903. Engaged in missionary work in Oregon and
Nevada, 1889-1892. In N. Y. Conf. M. E. Ch. since 1892:
pastor M. E. Ch., Liberty, N. Y. Address: 170 N. Main
St., Liberty, N. Y.

ADAMS, BENJAMIN

Librarian; b. Wethersfleld, Conn., Sept. 20, 1873; s.
Thomas Griswold and Lucy Stillman (Dickinson)
Adams; ed. local schools of Wethersfleld, Hartford
(Conn.) Public High sch., grad. 1892; Yale, B.A., 1896;
unmarried. Removed to N. Y. City 1898; with Brook-
lyn Life Publishing Co., 1898-1S99; entered staff of
Brooklyn Pub. Library, 1899; librarian Prospect
Branch of same, 1900-1902; appt'd, 1902, sup't Dep't of
Traveling Librarian; ass't to chief of Circulation
Dep't, N. Y. Public Library, Api-il, 1904; chief of Circu-
lation Dep't since 1909. Has done much geneal. work;
contributed genealogy of Adams family and others to
Stiles' History of Ancient Wethersfleld (Conn.), and
much matter of a geneal. and hist, nature, including
bibliographies; contributed articles In local history to
Springfield (Mass.) and Hartford (Conn.) newspapers;
assisted In compilation of Tlllotson's Wethersfleld In-
scriptions and other works of a similar character.
Democrat; candidate for representative in Gen. Assem-
bly of Conn., 1896; delegate to Dem. State Conv. of
Conn., 1896, 1898. Congregationalist. Mem. Am. Li-
brary Ass'n, N. Y (State) Library Ass'n, N. Y. (City)
Library Club, L. I. Library Club, Conn. Hist. Soc,
Brooklyn Armstrong Ass'n, Linnaean Soc. Am. Mu-
seum of Natural History, Am. Ornithol. Union. Nat.
Geog. Soc. Clubs: Yale, Crescent Athletic Address:
120 Amity St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

ADAMS, CHARLES ALBERT

Comd'r U. S. Navy, retired; b. Buffalo, N. Y., May 28.
1846; s. Timothy T. and Mary E. (Robinson) Adams;
grad. U. S. Naval Acad., Annapolis, Md., as midship-
man, June, 1868; promoted ensign, 1869; master, 1870;



lieut., 1872; lieut.-comd'r, 1894; comd'r, 1901; retired
at own request. Dec. 26, 1903; m. 1st, West Bend, Wis.,
June 6, 1877, Belle R. Weil (died Dec. 30, 1903); 2nd,
May 2, 1910, Delta B. Kildare. Served on Kearsarge,
Pacific Fleet, 1868-1S69; on Ossipee, Pacific Fleet,
1870-1872; Shenandoah (European Sta.), 1873, and
Congress, 1873-1876; Alert (Asiatic Sta.), 1877-1878;
Ranger, 1878-1879, and Palos, 1879-1881; Michigan
(Great Lakes), 1882-1885; Pensacola (European Sta.),
1885-1888; Receiving Ship Vermont (Navy Yard, N. Y.),
1888-1892; Adams (Pacific Sta.), 1892-1893; Lancaster
(flag lieut.), Asiatic Sta., May-Oct., 1893; Philadelphia
(flag lieut.), Pacific Sta., 1893-1894; aide to com-
mandant N. Y. Navy Yard, 1894-1896; Receiving Ship
Richmond (Navy Yard, Philadelphia), 1S96-1897;
Monterey, Pacific Sta, 1897-1898; Receiving Ship Inde-
pendence, Mare Island, Calif., 1898; Baltimore, Asiatic
Sta., 1899, and Oregon, 1899, 1901; Navy Yard, N. Y.,
1901-1903, when retired. Episcopalian. Received
Navy Dep't medal for service during Civil War, Navy
Dep't medal for service in Philippines during Philip-
pine Insurrection. Mem. N. Y. Commandery, Mil.
Order Loyal Legion of U. S., Alumni Ass'n of U. S.
Naval Acad, of N. Y., Navy Athletic Ass'n, Annapolis;
Graduates Ass'n of U. S. Naval Acad. Recreations:
Golf, sailing, swimming, bridge, books. Club: N. Y.
Yacht. Address: 5 Larchmont Court, Larchmont, N. Y.

ADAMS, CHARLES CLASSON

Capitalist; b. Freeport, Pa.; s. Alexander A. and
Isabell (Thompson) Adams; ed. Sharpsburg (Pa.)
Acad.; m. Elizabeth Kane Spillin; children: Charles
C, Jr., b. 1898; Katherine Virginia, b. 1902. Mg'r
Mutual Union Telegraph Co., Pittsburg, Pa., 1880-1883;
mg'r Postal Telegraph Cable Co., Philadelphia, Pa.,
1884-1892; gen. sup't Southern Dlv. Postal Telegraph
Co., Atlanta, Ga., 1902-1903; v.-p. Postal Telegraph
Cable Co., N. Y., since 1904. Built first plant for manu-
facture of acetylene gas, Niagara Falls, N. Y., 1895.
Also v.p. and dir. Brooklyn Dist. Telegraph Co., Lt'd,
Mackay Telegraph Co., Phila., Am. Dist. Telegraph Co.
Appt'd comm'r of Valley Forge Park, Valley Forge,
Pa., by Gov. of State, 1898-1902; civil service comm'r
City of Phila., 1898-1902. Trustee Village of Law-
rence, N. Y. Clubs: Rockaway Hunting (Cedarhurst.
L. I.), Lotos, Hardware (N. Y.), Blooming Grove Hunt-
ing & Fishing (Pike Co., Pa.). Address: 253 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

ADAMS, CHARLES JOSIAH

Clergymen, aufihor; b. New Lisbon, O., Oct. 31, 1850;
s. Rev Josiah and Sarah A. (Ford) Adams; grad.
Mount Union Coll., Alliance, O., A.B., 1871; (D.D.);
studied at Yale, 1S73; Boston Univ., 1874; m. March
22, 1876, Jennie E. Holloway; one son: Edwin Charles.
Ordained priest Episcopal Ch., 1875; canon St. John's
Cathedral, Denver, 1882-1885; dean of Wichita, Kan.,
1885-1898; rector St. Luke's, Chicago, 1888-1891; Ch.
of Holy Spirit, Rondout-on-Hudson, N. Y., 1891-1896;
since May 1, 1896, rector of St. Luke's Ch., Rossville,
S I., N. Y. Organizer, mg'r and leoturer for The
Church Thinking Bureau and The Bureau of Bio-
philism or Animal Psychology. Author: Where is My
Dog? The Matterhorn Head and Other Poems; How
Baldy Won that County Seat, etc. Formerly chaplain
N. Y. Press Club. Residence: Rossville, S. I., N. Y.
Address: 29 Lafayette PI., N. Y. City.

ADAMS, CHARLES SIEDLER

Bank officer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 13, 1874: s.
William Menzies and Ellen Hathaway (Franklin)
Adams; grad. Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn; Columbia
Univ., A. B., 1896; m. April 12, 1899, Emma Lily Ara-
bella Parsons, d. Hosmer Buckingham Parsons; chil-
dren: Franklin Parsons, b. June 6, 1900; Clelia Emma,
b April 13, 1904. Sec and treas. Knickerbocker Safe
Deposit Co. Mem. Sons of Revolution, Pilgrim Soc,
Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Recreations: Golf
and music Clubs: Dyker Meadow Golf, University,
Delta Kappa Epsilon. Club: Young Men's Republican.
Address: 358 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

ADAMS, EDWARD DEAN

Banker; b. Boston, Mass., April 9, 1846; s. Adoniram
Judson and Harriet Lincoln (Norton) Adams: grad.
Norwich Univ., Northfleld, Vt., B.S., 1864 (M.S., LL.D.);
m 1872, Frances Amelia Gutterson; one d: Ruth.
Bookkeeper, 1S66-1S70. Partner, Richardson. Hill &
Co bankers, Boston, 1870-1878; partner Wlnslow,
Lanier & Co, bankers. N. Y. City, 1878-1893; repre-
sentative Deutsche Bank, Berlin, since 1893. Pres. and
dir. East Jersey Water Co., Rumson Improvement Co.,
Rumson Park; ^ ir and chm'n Davis Coal & Coke Co.,
Lehigh C em Md. R'y Co.; dir. Am. Cotton

Oil Co . < chfleld & Ohio R'y Co.. Cataract

Power ft Conduit Co. of Buffalo, Central & S. America
Telegrapl. !o .-.field Coal Corp'n, Denver & Rio

Grande R Co., Pacific R'y Co., Mohawk Hydro-



WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



Electric Co., N. J. Gen. Security Co., Niagara Develop-
ment Co., Niagara Falls Power Co., Niagara Junction
R'y Co. Republican. Senior warden and vestryman,
St. George's Episcopal Ch., Rumson, N. J. Received
decoration of Royal Order of Crown of Prussia, second
class, 1909. Mem. Am. Anthropol. Ass'n, A.A.A.S., Am.
Ethnol. Soc. (life fellow), Am. Fine Arts Soc, Am.
Folk Eore Soc, Am. Forestry Ass'n, Am. Geog. Soc.
(life fellow), Am. Inst, of Elec. lEng'rs (asso. mem.).
Am. Iron & Steel Inst., Am. Mus. of Natural History
(patron in perpetuity), Am. Numismatic Soc. (mem.
B'd of Gov's), Am. Scenic & Historic Preservation
Soc. (trustee), Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs (fellow), Civil
Service Reform Ass'n, Chamber of Commerce of State
of N. Y. German'stic Soc. of America (v. -p. and dlr.),
Hort. Soc. of N. T., Inst, of Musical Art City of N. Y.
(v.-p. and trustee), Kahn Foundation for Foreign
Travel of Am. Teachers (chm'n). Legal Aid Soc, Met.
Mus. of Art (trustee, mem. exec, com., chm'n finance
com.), Monmouth Co. Agr'l Fair Ass'n (dir.), Mon-
mouth Co. Hist. Ass'n (v.-p.), Municipal Art Soc. of N.
Y., Nat. Acad, of Design (fellow in perpetuity), Nat.
Ass'n of Credit Men, Nat. Conservation Soc, Nat.
Geog. Soc, Nat. Housing Ass'n, Nat. Sculpture
Soc. Nat. Soc. Mural Painters. N. E. Soc,
N. Y. Acad, of Science, N. Y. Bot. Garden (mem.
of corp'n. chm'n finance com.), N. Y. Geneal. & Biog.
Soc, N. Y. Hist. Soc, N. Y. Soc. Archaeology, N. Y.
Zool. Soc, Norwich Univ. (trustee), Oesterreichische
Gesellschaft fuer Medaillenkunst, Society des Amis de
la Mgdaille Frangaise, Soc. of Iconophiles, Soc. Sons of
Revolution. Clubs: Adirondack League, Automobile,
Caxton, Chicago, Church, City (life mem.), Engineers,
Groller, Lawyers, Metropolitan, Players, Railroad, Re-
cess, Riding, Rumson Country (pres.). Rumson Kennel
(mem. B'd of Gov's), Seabrlght Beach (trustee), Tech-
nology of N. Y. (class of 1869), Tuxedo, Union League
(N. Y. City). Residences: 455 Madison Av., N. Y.
City;' "Rohallton," Rumson, N. J. Address: 71 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

ADAMS, EDWARD LE GRAND

Am. Consul at Dublin; b. Clarence, Erie Co., N. Y.,
Jan. 3, 1851; s. Benjamin T. and Janet (Gibson) Adams;
ed. Clarence Acad., State Normal Sen., Brockport, N.
Y. ; Univ. of Rochester; m. Elmira, N. Y., 1879, Kate L.,
d. Dwight Atwater. In editorial work on Rochester
Democrat and Chronicle, 1873-1880; operator and pro-
ducer, petroleum fields, Bradford, Pa., 1880-1883; editor
Elmira Daily Advertiser, 1883-1898; deputy collector
U. S. Internal Revenue, 28th Dist. of N. Y., 1890-1894.
N. Y. State Tax Comm'r, 1895-1898; ass't editor In Liter-
ary Bureau, Rep. Nat. Headquarters, N. Y. City, in
campaigns of 1896 and 1900. Sec. of Am. Legation, and
consul-gen. at Stockholm, Sweden; charge d'affaires ad
interim, Am. Legation, Stockholm, Dec, 1902, to March,
1903; now consul at Dublin, Ireland. Home: Elmira,
N. Y. Address: Am. Consulate, Dublin, Ireland.

ADAMS, ELBRIDGE L.

Lawyer; b. Canandaigua, N. Y., Sept. 17, 1866; s.
William H. and Charlotte (Lapham) Adams; grad.
Williams Coll., A.B., MA. ; m. Oct. 8, 1890, Julia D.
Hubbell; children: Emily, b. 1891; William Hamilton,
'b. 1895; Elbridge, 2d, b. 1898. Admitted to bar, 1889;
engaged in general practice of law, N. Y. City and
Rochester, N. Y. Mem. and chm'n Municipal CivH
Service Comm'n of Rochester, 8 years. Pres. Rochester
Folding Box. Co. Clubs: Genesee Valley Country
(Rochester), City, St. Anthony, Williams, Oakland Golf
(N. Y. City). Residence: Williamstown, Mass. Ad-
dress: 299 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ADAMS, FRANCIS ALEXANDRE

Journalist; b. N. Y. City, May 11, 1874; s. John Quincy
and Marie Adele (Negrin) Adams; ed. N. Y. public
schools and Coll. City of N. Y. Editor Adams' Maga-
zine, Gotham Monthly Magazine, Printers' Ink; asso.
editor N. Y. Journal, N. Y. Commercial; sp'l corre-
spondent. Enlisted in 14th Inf. Reg't, U. S. Vols., May,
1898, as private; promoted to corporal, sergeant, lieut.;
mustered out Nov., 1898, at termination of Spanish-
Am. War. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Theta
Delta Chi fraternity. Recreations: Automobiling,
swimming, tennis. Author: Who Rules America?
The Transgressors, "Roosevelt," and political papers.
Address: 20 Vesey^St., N. Y. City.

ADAMS, FRED WINSLOW

Clergyman; b. Belfast, He., Aug. 31, 1866; s. Rev.
True Page and Dorcas Ellen (Winslow) Adams; ed.
Kennebunk (Me.) High Sch. and Boston Univ., 1892;
post-grad, and theol. work at Harvard and Yale
Divinity Sch.; D.D. from Univ. of Syracuse, June 18,
1905: m. Singerlands, N. Y June 11, 1901, Harriet
Heath; children: Winslow Heath, b. Mar. 20, 1903;
Vincent Taft, b. Sept. 29, 1906. Taught one year,
literature and expression, in Boston Sch. of Oratory,
one year in Me. Wesleyan Sem. and "Woman's Coll.;



visited Europe, speaking in England and Ireland; one
year editorial work on Portland (Me.) dailies and
reporting for Boston Traveler and Transcript; editor
and publisher Old Orchard Daily Recorder (summer
seasons) 1900-1901. Entered ministry of M. E. Ch. and
Joined N. Y. East Conf., April, 1S96; appt'd asso. pastor
Nostrand Av. Ch., Brooklyn, with John Rhey Thomp-
son, D.D. ; pastor 1st IM. E. Ch., Yalesvllle, Conn., where
built a new brick church, 1897-1899; pastor Epworth
Ch., New Haven, Conn., 1900-1901; in 1902 was trans-
ferred to Troy Conf., and has since been pastor of
First M. E. Ch., Schenectady, N. Y. Lecturer, subjects:
Mark Twain and Other Marks; Hoosier Poet and
Prophet of Cheer; Five Grains of Corn. Republican.
Mason. Sec. Brotherhood M. E. Ch., 1898-1902. Pres.
Schenectady Ministerial Ass'n. 1904-1905; mem. Theta
Delta Chi; dir. Hudson River Humane Soc; hon. Alumni
King's Coll., Windsor, Nova, Scotia, and of Syracuse
Univ. Address: 607 State St., Schenectady, N. V.

ADAMS, FREDERICK UPHAM

Author; b. Boston, Mass., Dec. 10, 1859; s. John
Spencer and Fannie Emeline (Smith) Adams: ed. in
high sdh., Elgin, 111.; m. Elgin, 111.. Sept. 24, 1884, Alice
Mary Whitaker. Studied and practised mech. eng'ring
after leaving high sch.; invented several electric light
appliances; chief of Smoke Inspection Bureau, Chicago,
1894-1897, then devoted attention to electric traction
and constructed experimental passenger train for the
Baltimore & Ohio R'y. Founder and editor The New
Time (social reform magazine). 1896-1S98. Author:
President John Smith, 1896; The Kidnaped Millionaires,
1901; John Burt, 1903; John Henry Smith, 1905; The
Bottom of the Well, 1905; also monographs on engi-
neering subjects. Literary sec. Dem. Nat. Com., 1896.
Address: Hastings-on-Hudson, N. Y.

ADAMS, HENRY SHERMAN

Editor; b. Wethersfield, Conn., Aug. 1, 1864; eldest
s. Thomas Griswold and Lucy Stillman (Dickinson)
Adams; both families identified continuously with
Wethersfield, Conn., for more than 250 years; also de-
scendent of old Welles, Wolcott, Griswold, Robbins,
Goodrich and Nott families of same town; ed. public
and private schs. in Wethersfield, and Hartford Public
High Sch. (class of 1882); unmarried. Engaged in
Wall St., 1882-1891; in beet sugar business in Neb.,
1891-1896; 1907 mn'g editor Brooklyn Life, and 1905-
1910, dir. Brooklyn Life Publishing Co. Author:
Flower Gardening, Lilies, and Making a Rock Garden.
Has traveled extensively in U. S., Can.. Bermuda,
Europe and N. Africa; climbed Mounts Llefroy and
Stephen in the Canadian R'ockies, 1903. Independent
In politics; Congregationalist. Recreations: Walking,
swimming and gardening. Mem. Brooklyn League,
Royal Hort. Soc, Am.' Geog. Soc. Clubs: Crescent
Athletic, Am. Alpine, Alpine of Can. Address: 152
Montague St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
ADAMS, HERBERT

Sculptor; b. Concord, Vt, 1858; s. Samuel M. and
Nancy A. (Powers) Adams; ed. in Paris; m. Auburn-
dale, Mass., 1889, Adeline V. Pond. Mem. Nat. Acad.
Design v.-p.); pres. Nat. Sculpture Soc; mem. Archi-
tectural League. Awarded medals at St. Louis, Chi-
cago, Paris. Clubs: Century, The Players. Address:
131 West 11th St., N. Y. City.

ADAMS, JOHN LANSON

Physician and surgeon; b. Westport, Conn., Aug. 9,
1860; s. George Sherwood and Polly Morehouse (Coley)
Adams; prepared at Selleck's School. Norwalk, Conn.;
grad. Yale Coll., B.A., 1883; Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y.
City, M.D., 1886; N. Y. Hosp., 1888; N. Y. Eye and Ear
Infirmary, 1890; m. N. Y. City, June 4, 1895, Elizabeth
Ellerslie Wallace; one son, Frank Lanson, b. 1896.
Studied for two years in Heidelberg, Vienna, London,
Berlin, Paris, Prague, Halle and Utrecht. Engaged
in practice in N. Y. City since 1892. Dlr. St. Bartholo-
mew's Clinic, West Side German Dispensary; pres. N.
Y. School of Clinical .Medicine; attending surgeon N.
Y. Eye and Ear Infirmary, Bloomingdale Clinic, West
Side German Dispensary; consulting ophthalmologist
and otologist to Soc. of the Lying-in Hosp., Manhattan
State Hosp. Mem. N. Y. Otol. Soc, Am. Otol. Soc,
Am. Ophthalmol. Soc, N. Y. Med. and Surg. Soc,
Am. Laryngol., Rhinol and Otol. Soc, Ass'n of Alumni
of N. Y. Hosp., Hosp. Graduates' Club, N. Y. Physicians'
Mutual Aid Ass'n, N. Y. Co. Med. Soc Episcopalian.
Clubs: University, Lotos, Yale, N. Y. Athletic, Demo-
cratic. N. Y. Yacht, Darchmont Yacht. Address: 38
East 51st St., N. Y. City.

ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY

Clergyman; b. Ogden, N. Y., Aug. 8, 1849; s. Caleb
Kimball and Laura (Keeler) Adams; grad. Rochester
Univ., A.B., 1874 CAlpha Delta Phi and Phi Beta Kappa
fraternities); Auburn Theol. Sem., 1877; D.D. from
the Univ. of Rochester and Huron College; m. Roch-



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ester, .\. v.. June 7, isTT, Clara Bouthgate, Pastor
Walnut St. Presby'n Ch., Evansvllle, Ind., 1N78-18S1;
First Presby'n Ch., Boulder, Colo., 1881-1884; West-
minister Presby'n Ch., ;saii Francisco i .s s 4 - 1 i> "j 5 ; chap-
lain Clifton Springs Sanitarium, i NU5-189S; pastor
First Presby'n Ch., Canandaigua, N. Y., 1899-1902;
First Presby'n Ch., Waterloo, N. Y., 1903-1907; ass't
prof, and librarian Auburn Theol. Sem. since 1907.
Contributor to religious and periodical press. Foundei
Tin- Hoys' Brigade in U. S. A., 1889 (pres. its Nat.
org'n, 1890-1891). Address: Auburn, N. V.

ADAMS, MAUDE

Actress; b. Salt 1-ake City, Nov. 11, 1872 (family
: mm. , Kiskaddenj; mother (stage name Adams; was
leading woman in stock company at Salt Lake; earlj
showed dramatic ta'ent in child's parts; attended
several schools; made notable success as child in A
Celebrated Case; mem. E. H. Sothern Co. at 16; after-
ward Willi Charles Frohman Stock Co., and later in
support of John Drew. Successively prominent in
The Little Minister, L'AIglon, Quality Street, The
Pretty Sister of Jose, Peter Pan, What Every Woman
Knows. Address: (il W. 36th St., N. Y. City.

ADAMS, SAMUEL HOPKINS

Author, journalist; b. Dunkirk, N. Y., Jan. 26, 1871;
s. Myron and Hester Rose (Hopkins) Adams; ed.
Rochester Free Acad. I grad. 1887); Hamilton Coll.,
A.B., 1891; in. i'li. u leston, W. Va., Oct. 10. 1898, Eliza-
beth Kuffner Xoyes; children: Hester Hopkins Adams,
b. 1900; Katherine Noyes, b. 1902. Reporter and
special writer N. Y. Sun, 1891-1900; managing editor
McClure's Syndicate, 1900-1902; advertising mg'r I'm
.VIcClure, I'iiillips & Co., publishers, 1002-1904; on
editorial staff McClure's Magazine, 1904-1905; general
magazine writer on public health and other topics,
1905-1906. Author: Great American Fraud series
(patent medicines) in Collier's Weekly; joint author
(with Stewart Edward White) of The Mystery, 1907
(McClure); Author: Average Jones, 1911 (Bobbs-Mer-
rell Co.), The Secret of Lonesome Cove. 1912 (Bobbs-
Merrell Co.); also of short stories in McClure's, Col-
lier's, etc.; occasional contb'r to editorial page of
Collier's Weekly. Elected asso. mem. Am. Med. Ass'n.
1913. Trustee of Hamilton Coll. Moderate Socialist.
Recreations: Lawn tennis. Ashing and sailing. Mem.
Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. Clubs: Alpha Delta Phi,
Players, Owasco Country. Address: 32 Chedell PI..
Auburn, N. Y., and Ensenore, N. Y.

ADAMS, THATCHER M.

Lawyer; b. N. Y., Nov. 25. 1837; s. Rev. William
Adams, D.D., "LL.D.. and Martha Bradshaw (Ma-
goun) Adams; ed. Andovej- -V^ad., class 1856; Yale
Coll., class 1858; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 5, 1871, Frances
Charlotte Robbing. Mem. Arm Anderson, Adams &
Young, until 1871; Adams & Comstock, until 1913:
and sp'l partner in firm of Adams, Livingston &
Davis since 1913. First v. -p. N. Y. Inst'n for Instr'n
of Deaf & Dumb; gov. of Woman's Hosp. Clubs:
Union, Knickerbocker, Metropolitan, Down Town
Ass'n, Automobile Lenox. Residence: 63 E. 79th St.
Address: 36 Wall 'St., N. Y. City.

ADAMS, W. I. LINCOLN

Pres. business corporations; b. N. Y. City, Feb. ^-.



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