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l n. from 1902. As pres. of various tes - org'ns
has been instrumental in securing legislation In in-
terest of teachers of X. V. City and country at large;
made a n-cord especially in securing humane laws for
the retirement of public school teachers for disability
and alter long service. Mem. B'd of Retirement, I" p'l
of Ed'n, N. Y. City, 1905-1910; sec of B'd since its
organization in 1005. Pres. Brooklyn Teachers' Ass'n,
1903-1907; Interborough Council of Teachers, X. v.
City, 1904-1907; sec. N. Y. State Teachers' Assn. 1904-

1907; pres. Dep't Entomology, Brooklyn Inst., several
years. Lecturer on scientific subjects before the
Brooklyn Inst, and other ed'l institutions. Mason,
3 2" (is also past master Anglo-Saxon Lodge). Re-
creations: Entomology and photography. Clubs:
Montauk, Schoolmasters, University (Brooklyn),
Masonic (Brooklyn). Address: 171 Ridgewood Av.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

BESTOR, ARTHUR EUGENE

Dir. Chautauqua - Inst.; b. Dixon, 111., May 19, 1879;
s. Orson Porter and Laura Ellen (Moore) Bestor;
grad. Univ. of Chicago. A.B., 1901; m. Bedford, Ind.,
March 24, 1905, - Jeannette Louise Lemon; children:
Arthur Eugene, Jr., b. 190S; Mary Prances, b. 1910.
Prof, history and polit. science, Franklin Coll., Ind.,
1901-1903; lecturer on polit. science, Extension Div.
Univ. of Chicago, 1904-1912: ass't gen. dir., 1905-1907,
dir. since 1907, Chautauqua Inst. Pres. Internat. Chau-
tauqua Alliance. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n, Am. Polit.
Science Ass'n, Nat. Geog. Soc, Delta Upsilon, Phi Beta
Kappa Socs. Clubs: City. Quadrangle (Chicago, 111. i.
Residence: (summer) Chautauqua, N. Y. (winter)
5701 Monroe Av., Chicago. Address: 801 Fine Arts
Bld'g, Chicago, and Chautauqua, N. Y".

BETTELHEIM, EDWIN S.

Editor, publisher; b. Albany, N. Y., Sept. 28, 1865;
s. Charles and Anna (Tausick) Bettelheim; ed. Al-
bany High Sch.. and Cornell Coll.; m. E. Orange, N.
J.. June 15, 1887, Emma Hutcheson; children: Edwin
S., Jr., b. 1S89; Gladys b. 1S93; Spencer, b. 1895:
Dorothy, b. 1901. Established The Journalist, first
newspaper devoted to editors; established Chicago
Dramatic News, first theatrical paper outside of N.
Y., of which is editor and publisher; also editor Boston
Dramatic Record and N. Y'. Dramatic News. Served in
X'. Y. Legislature two terms, in the Assembly; sec. to
late Senator Wagner of the Wagner Drawing Room
Car Co. V.-p. Acme Gold Mining Co., sec Blanche
Ring Co. Charter mem. Republican Club of 23d As-
semblv Dist. Mem. of Bo. B. 10th Separate Bat-
talion of Albany, N. Y"., 1883-1886. Republican. Clubs:
Greenroom, Liberal, Scarsdale Golf. Residence:
Scarsdale, N. Y. and 310 W. 99th St., N. Y. City.
Address: 17 W. 42d St. and 17 Vandewater St., N.
Y. City.

BETTLE, SAMUEL

Traffic mg'r Internat. Navigation Co. of N. Y. City:
b. Oaklyn, N. J., Oct. 15 1866; s. William and Mary
(Sharpless) Bettie; ed. William Penn Charter Sch.:
grad. Haverford Coll., 1885; m. 1S99, Helen Biddle, d.
Clement A. Griscom, pres. Internat. Navigation Co.
Became connected with Internat. Navigation Co., of
which is now traffic mg'r and a large stockholder.
Clubs: Philadelphia, Rittenhouse, Merion Cricket
(Philadelphia), Union. Racquet and Tennis. Players.
Down Town, X T . Y. Yacht (N. Y r . City); St. James,
Riverside (London, England), South Side Sportsmans,
Recess. Address: 13 Lexington Av., N. Y. City.

BETTS, CHARLES H.

Editor, publisher, author; b. Wolcott, X T . Y., April

14, 1863; s. Thomas and Mary (Tiner) Betts; ed. dist.
sch.. Leavenworth Inst., Wolcott, N. Y'., and Adrian
Coll.; m. Lyons. X. Y., Nov. 20, 1901, Albertine M.
Rogers; one d. Isabelle M., b. July 11. 1903. Prop'r
The Lyons Republican 16 years; v.-p. and dir. Hough
Shade Corp'n 10 years; owner Betts' Block, three
story brick bld'g. and pres. Lyons Business Mens'
Ass'n of Lyons, since 1912. Dir., editor and mg'r The
Lyons Republican, v.-p. and dir. Hough Shade Corp'n,
Janesville, Wis. Deputy Clerk N. Y. State Assembly.
1895-1897; chief clerk Engrossing Dep't, N. Y. State
Assembly, 1901-1902; chief of Revision Dep't X. Y.
State Assembly, 1889, 1904, 1905. 1906. Republican
State Committeeman, since 1904. Represents 36th Cong.
Dist. composed of Wayne, Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca
and Yates counties. Author: The Betts-Roosevelt
Letters (The Lyon Republican Co.), 1912; The Naked
Truth (Lyon Republican Co.), 1913; writer for maga-
zines on science of politics and gov't. Republican.



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Pres. N. Y. State Press Ass'n, Western Publishers'
Ass'n. Mem. Am. Ass'n Polit. Science, Acad. Polit.
Science of Columbia Univ. Am. Acad. Polit. and bo-
cial Science of Philadelphia, X. Y. State Hist. Ass'n,
Buffalo Hist. Ass'n, Alpha Tau fraternity; Mason, Elk.
Clubs: N. Y. Republican, Adrian Coll. Republican
Club (pres. 1892). Residence: 29 Holley St. Address:
41 William St., Lyons, N. Y.

BETTS, CRAVEN LANGSTROTH

Author; b. St. John, N. B., April 23, 1S53; s. Hiram
and Sarah Ann (Purdy) Betts; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 10,
1905, Elizabeth Cushing Colby. Resident of N. Y. City
since 1879; several years in business life; more re-
cently devoted to literature. Translator: Songs from
Beranger (61 chansons). Author: The Perfume
Holder, a Persian Love Story; Garland of Sonnets;
Freewick's Experiment; The Promise (a blank verse
poem), 1910, also (in collaboration with Arthur Went-
worth Eaton) Tales of a Garrison Town; contb'r of
poems to magazines and periodicals. Address: Great
Kills, S. I N. Y.

BETTS, GEORGE WHITEFIELD

Manufacturer; b. Norwalk, Conn., Sept. 27, 1842; s.
George Washington and Julia (Miner) Betts; descend-
ant on paternal side of Thomas Betts, who came from
England to Guilford, Conn., 1639; and on mother's
side of Capt. Thomas Miner, who came to America
with elder Winthrop, 1630, and settled in New Lon-
don, Conn., in 1646, and of Richard Smith, the patentee
of Smithtown, L. I. Ed. Old n'ard Sen. 35, and Coll.
City of N. Y., A.B., 1861; m. April 23. 1869, Margaret
Eliza Dominick; children: George Whitefleld, Jr., Ho-
bart Dominick, Margaret Delavan. Manufacturer of
paints, varnishes, brushes and artists' materials; dir.
F. W. Devoe & C. T. Reynolds Co., of X. Y., supposed
to be the oldest commercial house in U. S having
been established 1754 by William Post. Also v. -p.
Englewood (N. J.) Sewerage Co. Enlisted in 23d N.
Y. Reg't, 1863, serving with it in Pa. and Md. cam-,
paign, 1S64, which ended in battle of Gettysburg and
defeat of the Confederates; reg't afterward ordered
to Brooklyn to protect the city from the riots; later
served term of 7 years in the 7th Reg't, N.G.N.Y.
Conservative Republican; liberal Episcopalian; warden
of St. Paul's Ch., Englewood, N. J. Life mem. since
1857 N. Y. Hist. Soc; mem. N. Y. Numismatic and
Arohajol. Soc, 7th Reg't Veteran Ass'n. Recreations:
Studying the tariff subjects and genealogical re-
searches. Club: Englewood (charter mem.). Resi-
dence: Englewood, N. J. Address: 101 Fulton St,
N. Y. City.

BETTS, GEORGE WHITEFIELD, JR.

Lawyer; b. Englewood, N. J., Feb. 14, 1871; s. George
W. and Margaret E. (Dominick) Betts; grad. Prince-
ton Univ., A.B. (cum laude), 1S92, A.M., 1895; m. Troy,
N. Y., Nov. 2S, 1903, Mary Howard Hall. Engaged in
practise of law since 1895; mem. law firm Hunt Hill
& Betts. Dir. Beers Realty Co., Donald S. S. Co.,
Irving Improvement Co. (sec). Has traveled over
II. S. from N. Y. to San Francisco, also through Cana-
dian Northwest, and five times through Great Britain
and Continent of Europe. Delegate from Maritime
Law Ass'n of U. S. to Internat. Maritime Law Conf
Hamburg, Germany. Sept., 1902. Episcopalian. Recre-
ations: Riding, sailing, tennis, golf. Clubs: Down-
town Ass'n, University, Princeton. Residence: Engle-
wood, N. J. Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BETTS, JAMES ALBERT

Lawyer; b. Broadalbin, Fulton Co., N. Y., Mar. 18,
1853; s. Isaiah and Margaret A. (Hoes) Betts; ed. in
Fulton Co. public schools; grad. State Normal Sch.,
Albany, N. Y 1S75; m. Kingston, N. Y., Oct. 16, 18S4,
Frances M. Hill (died June 15, 1905); m. 2d, Kings-
ton N. Y., Nov. 5, 190S, Olivia M. (Mathews) North,
widow of James . North; one son, James Hill b
?%?A 27 ' 1899 - Tau -ht dist. sch. in Saratoga Co.. 1S71-
18(3; pnn. of public sch., Kingston, N. Y 1875-1S77-
law student and law clerk; 1877-18S0; practised law
at Kingston. N. Y., 1880-1899. Sec. Civil Service Com-
3? n V N ' ,!/%& 1S*: J .-1SS4; mem. B'd Ed'n, Kingston,
Xnn^'c :> s ' s -'- ls '- ls : 'I'-rk B'd Supervisors, Ulster Co.,
ilSS'-l 801 ' surr0 " a te Ulster Co., 1892-1S9S; elected
189S Justice Supreme Court of N. Y., from 3d Judicial
Dist and served full term of 14 years, being mem
dd Dep t Appellate Div. last 2 years. Chm'n Demo-
cratic (Ulster Co.) Com., 1891; mem. Democratic
State Com., 1896-1898. Baptist; trustee Kingston Bap-
tist Ch. Pres. Kingston Savings Bank, City Hosp.
(Kingston); trustee Wiltwyck Rural Cemetery; dir
Old Senate Hous,. Ass'n, Ulster County Bank Pine
Hill Water Co. Mem. Founders and Patriots of Amer-
ica. Recreations: Gardening, farming. Clubs: Kings-
ton, National Democratic (X. Y. City). Address: 204
I'earl St., Kingston, N. Y.



BETTS, SAMUEL ROSSITER

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 5, 1854; s. George F. and
Ellen (Porter) Betts; grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1875; Co-
lumbia Univ., LL.B., 1877; unmarried. Mem. and head
of successive law firms, located in N. Y'. City, and prac-
tising patent law as specialty; now consul in sp'l mat-
ters. Has traveled extensively in this country and
abroad. U. S. Comm'r for Southern Dist. of N. Y. since
1S77; master in equity and examiner in U. S. courts.
Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n.
N. Y. City Bar Ass'n, N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, Am.
Geog. Soc, Am. .Museum of Natural History, X. Y. Bot.
Garden, N. Y. Zool. Soc. Metropolitan Museum of Art,
A.A.A.S., Soc. of Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution,
Soc War of 1812, Soc Foreign Wars, Mil. Order Loyal
Legion. Dir. for many years and sec. N. Y. Inst'n for
Instr'n of Deaf and Dumb. Clubs: Century, Union,
University, Players, Yale, Lawyers and various out-of-
town clubs. Address: University Club and 52 William
St., N. Y. City.

BEUGLER, EDWIN J.

Civil eng'r; b. Williamsport, Pa., Feb. 28, I860- s.
James M. and Catharine E. (McCollum) Beugler; grad.
\\ llliamsport High Sch. (2nd honor), 1888; student at
Lowell Inst., Boston, 1897-1S99; m. Philadelphia, Oct.

21, 1891, Helen E. White; children: Dorothy, b. 1S93;
Helen, b. 1S95; Isabel, b. 1900. Employed with Blooms-
burg & Sullivan R. R., Pa., on railroad operation and
eng'nng, 1888-1890; ass't eng'r Philadelphia & Reading
R. R., on railroad construction and maintenance, 1S90-
1S93; ass't eng'r N. Y., New Haven & Hartford 1:. 1:.
on construction work, including four-tracking of X. V
Div., drawbridge at Norwalk River, Back Bay Sta.,
Boston; extension of Providence Div. to South Sta., and
rolling left draw at Ft. Point Channel, until 1902. Res-
ident engr Boston Terminal Co., in charge of main-
tenance and eng'ring dep'ts, 1902-1905; since 1905 civil
eng'r Westinghouse, Church, Kerr & Co. Now chief
eng'r Canadian operations. Independent; Presby'n.
Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Canadian Soc. Civil Eng'rs,
Boston Soc. Civil Eng'rs. Recreations: Fishing, trav-
elling. Address: 37 Wall St., N. Y. City.

BEUTENMULLER, WILLIAM

Entomologist; b. Hoboken, N. J., March 31, 1S64- ed.
public and private sens., N. Y. City. Curator Dep't of
Entomology, Am. Museum Nat. History, 1889-1912
Author of works on butterflies and moths, and of many
contb'ns in entomology to scientific journal. Mem. N.
Y. Entomol. Soc (pres. 1900-1901), and editor of its
Journal, vols. I-XI; Brooklyn Entomol. Soc, A.A.A.S. :
fellow 'Entomol. Soc, Am. Corr., mem. Wash. Entomol.
Soc Mem. Torrey Botanical Club. Address: 879 Whit-
lock Av., N. Y. City.

BEYEA, JAMES LOUIS

Physician; b. Goshen Orange Co., N. Y., July 28, 1S37-
s. Samuel and Sarah (Shaw) Beyea; ed. Farmers' Hall
Acad., Goshen, N. Y.; N. Y. Homoeopathic Med. Coll.,
M.D., 1S80; m. Madison Square Presbyterian Ch. June

22, 1903, Frances A. Weston. Engaged in practice in
X. Y. City from 1880. Enlisted in 7th Reg't, X. Y. State
Militia, in 1S61, to go to Washington at first call from
President Lincoln; went to California bv steamer, 1SC2-
was taken by Alabama, Dec. 4, 1S62; reached San Fran-
cisco, Calif., at end of Dec, 1862; went to Mexico in
1864; was aide-de-camp to Gens. Allen and Cobb in Nat
Guard of Calif.; returned to Xew York, 1S77; has been
in Xat. Guard more than 25 years in Xew Y'ork and
Calif., having joined Co. K, 7th Reg't, 1861; after an
absence of 14 years returned to same Co., and holds
medal for long and faithful service. Went to Europe
in 1903, visiting England, Xorway to Xorth Cape,
Sweden, Finland, St. Petersburg to Moscow, Warsaw,
Vienna, Budapest, Venice, Paris. Republican. Senior
elder of University Place Presbyterian Church; mem.
Presbyterian Union; dir. Christian Home for Intem-
perate Men, Chester Crest, Mt. Vernon, X. Y. Mem. X
Y. County Med. Soc, Chiron Club, Lafavette Post, No.
140 G. A. R. Address: 235 Second Av., X. Y. City.

BICKHAM, WARREN STONE

Surgeon; b. Shreveport, La., Aug. 23, 1861; s. Dr.
Charles J. and of Annie Augusta (Gray) Biekham;
prep, ed'n acads. of Univ. of South, and Univ of La.;
grad. Med. Dep't Tulane Univ., Phar. M., M.D., 1SS0'
Coll. Phys. and Surg., M.D., 1SS7; post-grad, studv -\.
Y. Polyclinic, and London; m. London, Eng., 1S95, Flora
S. Brandon. Interne, later visiting surgeon Charity
Hosp., and Tours Hosp., Xew Orleans; now in practice
of surgery, X. Y. City. Former instr. surgery Post-
Grad. Med. Sch. and Hosp., ass't instr. operative sur-
gery, Coll. Phys. and Surg.; instr. X. Y. Polyclinic.
Was visiting surgeon Xorthwestern Dispensary, and
surgeon Manhattan State Hosp. Author of textbook
on operative surgery, several chapters in Keen's "Sys-



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tern of Surgery/' and numerous contb'ns to raed. jour-
nals on surgical subjects Episcopalian; Fellow N. V.
Acad. Medicine, mem. x. v. County Med. Soc, N. Y.
County Med. Assn. X. V. State .Med. Assn. Coll. oJ
Phys. and Surg. Alumni. Clubs: Authors. Am. Uni-
versities (London). Address: I In Riverside Drive,
N. Y. City.

BICKMORE, ALBERT H.

Investment banker; b. Martinsville. Me., 1869; s.
William H. and Margaret A. (Martin) Bickmore; grad.
Colby Univ.. A.B., l!>93; m. Camden, Me., Oct. 2, 1001,
Myrtle L. French. Senior mem. firm of A. H. Bick-
more & Co., bankers. Dir. Xat. Linht. Meat lit Power
Co.. Union Securities Co. (pres.), Taylorville Gas and
Electric Co., Pana Gas and Electric Co., Marshall Has
and Electric Co., Lexington Gas and Electric Co., City
Gas and Electric Co. of Paris, Jerseyville Illuminating
Co., Charleston Illuminating; Co., Hoosick Falls Illumi-
nating' Co., Bennington Electric Co., Springfield Coal
Mining Co. Republican. Mem. Delta Upsilon fra-
ternity, Phi Beta Kappa. Recreation: Yachting.
Clubs: Union League, St. Nicholas, Graduates, Law-
yers, Indian Harbor Yacht, Atlantic Yacht. Resi-
dence: 300 W. 71st St. Address: 111 Broadway, N. V.
City.

BICKMORE, ALBERT SMITH.

Naturalist, educator, Prof, emeritus Dept. Public In-
struction Am. .Museum Natural History in N. Y. City;
b. St. George, Ale., March 1, 1S39; s. John and Jane
(Seavey) Bickmore; grad. Dartmouth Coll., 1S60;
studied with Prof. Louis Agassiz, 1S60-1S64; grad.
Lawrence Scientific Sch., Harvard Univ., B.S., 1S64;,
Ph.D., Hamilton Coll., 1869; Dartmouth, 1S96; LL.D.,
Colgate Univ., 1905; m. N. Y. City, Dec. 16, 1S73, Char-
lotte A. Bruce. Went with father (who was a 6ea
captain and shipbuilder) to Bordeaux, France, at the
age of eight; this voyage inspired him with love for
a life of travel and the study of nature. When pur-
suing studies under Prof. Agassiz became assistant in
the Museum at Cambridge, and went to Bermuda to
collect for that inst., 1S62; served in 44th Mass. Vols.,
Oct. 22, 1S62, to June IS, 1863, most of time in N. Car-
olina. Traveled in Malay Archipelago and Cochin,
China, through the interior of China and in Japan,
and came back by the Amoor River and over Siberia
to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Berlin, London, and New
York; trip lasted from Jan., 1865, to Dec, 1868 (3
years less 20 days), and the distance traveled over
was 44.000 miles. Prof, natural historv Madison (non-
Colgate) Univ., 1S68. Aided Am. Museum of Nat. Hist,
in procuring its charter in April, 1869; first sup't of
the Museum. 1S69-1S84; prof, in charge Dep't of Pub-
lic Instruction of the Museum, 1884-1904; now prof,
emeritus. Traveled at own expense, gathering data
and photographic illustrations for lectures, as far as
the Hawaiian Islands and through all the countries
between the North Cape, the Straits of Gibraltar and
the First Cataract of the Nile, averaging, from 1895
to 1904, twelve thousand miles a year. Has delivered
at the Museum, under auspices of State sup't of public
instruction, to teachers of the free public schs., and
on holidays to all citizens, 418 lectures, with average
attendance of 900, upon 213 different subjects relating
to geography and natural history. A selection of
these lectures has been repeated in the cities and in
each village of 5,000 or more population in State of N.
Y. Author: Travels in the Eastern Archipelago; also
prepared descriptions of his various journeys for
annual reports of State Dep't of Ed'n, 18S4-1904. Fel-
low A.A.A.S., Soc of Naturalists, Geol. Soc. of
America. Am. Geog. Soc. N. Y. Acad. Sciences; life
fellow Roval Geog. Soc, London. Trustee Vassar
Coll.. Am. Museum Nat. Hist. Trustees of Am. Museum
of Natural History during the past year had placed
at the entrance of lecture hall a bronze bust with
inscription: Albert Smith Bickmore. originator of
the movement that resulted in the erection of this
museum. First Curator, founder of its lecture sys-
tem. Address: American Museum of Nat. Hist., 77th
St. and Central Park W N. Y. City.

BICKNELL, EUGENE PINTARD

Foreign banker; b. Riverdale-on-Hudson; s. Joseph
Inglis and Maria Theresa (Pierrepont) Bicknell; de-
scended from Zachary Bicknell, of Barrington, Eng.,
who settled at Weymouth, Mass., 1635; on maternal
side from Sir Robert de Pierrepont, hist Lord of the
Manor of Hurst Pierrepont, in Sussex, who fought at
the battle of Hastings, 1066; Rev. James Pierrepont,
of Am. branch, was founder of Yale Coll.; on paternal
side Gregory Dexter, first Colonial Gov. of Rhode
Island; great uncle. John Pintard. was founder of N.
Y. Hist. Soc; m. Riverdale-on-Hudson, Oct. 9, 1901,
Edith Babcock; children: Eleanor Franklin, b. 1903;
Edith Evelyn, b. 1906. Engaged in foreign banking;



partner Munroe & Co., Taris. and John Munroe & Co.,
N. Y. Mem. various scientific ami natural history

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Author of occasional reviews and numerous papers or
natural history, especially ornithology and systematic
botany. Residence: Hewlett, L. I. Address: 30 Pine
St., X. V. City.

BICKNELL, FRANK ALFORD

Landscape painter; b Augusta, Me., Feb. 17, 1868;
s. James Austin and Clara Smith I Peterson) Bicknell;
studied with Albion H. Bicknell. Maiden, Mass.;
\, ad, mie Julian, Paris, under Bouguereau, Tony
Flcnrv, Bramtnt, and others. Lived abroad over seven
vears; traveled extensively in Europe, Egypt and
Japan. Asso. Nat. Acad, of Design. Clubs: Lotos
(hon. life mem.). Nat. Arts (hon. life mem.), Sal-
magundi, MacDowell, Chicago Water Color. Resi-
dence (summer): Old Lyme, Conn. Address: 5S W.
D7th St., N. Y. City.

BIEDERBICK, HENRY

U. S. Customs Service; b. Waldeck, Germany, Jan.
25 1S59; s. Christian Fr. and Friederike (Pohlmann)
Bi'ederbick; ed. public schools. Fauldner Inst., etc, in
Waldeck; studied pharmacy and chemistry; m. Brook-
lyn, N. Y., May 20, 1SS6, Augusta Lehmann; children,
j'eannette and Marguerite (twins), b. 1891; Kuth
Fredericks, >b. 1900. Apothecary in Germany immi-
grated to U. S., 1879; served on Lady Franklin Bay
(Greely Arctic) Expedition as hospital steward and
ass't to the naturalist, 1SS1-18S4; since 1SS. '\JL if
Customs Service at N. Y. City. Wrote 'The Musk-
ox" in The Big Game of North America (1S90); 'Polar
Hospitals," in the White World (1902) Mem. Polar
Star Lodge. No. 245, F. and A. M.; Nat. Geog. Soc,
Arctic Club. Explorers' Club; honorary mem. Polar
Research Club, Philadelphia, and other clubs and so-
cieties Residence: 138 Palisade Av., Jersey City, N.
J. Address: U. S. Custom House. N. Y. City.

BIEN, FRANKLIN

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 23, 1853; s.' Julius and
Fannie (Lichtenstein) Bien, of Berlin, Germany; ed.
public schs., Free Acad, and Columbia Coll. (all N. X.
City), LL.B., 1874; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 29, lSco, Myra
Ellen Field; children: Franklin, Jr., Myra Ellen (Mrs.
Clarence C. McKibbin). Practising law in N. Y. City
from graduation. Pres. and gen. counsel Consolidated
Copper Co. of Va, Alfred H. Smith Jewel Co., Pacific
Electric Co., Lederer Amusement Co., Imperial Theatre
Co., United Toilet Goods Co., John C. Fisher Co., Con-
solidated Bakers Chocolate Co., Lincoln Surety Co.,
W E. Naukeville Consolidated Attractions, and many
others. Chm'n of important comm'ns in City of N. Y.,
including the Hall of Records, 11th Ward Park, Rapid
Transit from 122d to 140th Sts. ; docks, school houses
and street openings. Revised the. Code of Civil Pro-
cedure to conform to the consolidation of the courts
in N. Y. State in 1S96. Counsel to corp'ns here and
abroad (including the Heinze Copper Companies until
1907). Commissary on colonel's staff, 5th Reg't N. Y.
Militia, 1S76. Democrat. Mem. .Madison Sq. Presby'n
Ch Mem. N. Y. County Bar Ass'n, Columbia Coll.
Alumni (class 1874); Professor Dwight Alumni. Mem.
Nat. Horse Show Ass'n, Met. Museum of Art, Mason
(32") and past master Pacific Lodge, No. 233, F. &
A M ; judge advocate Columbian Commandery, No. 1,
K T Clubs: Manhattan, Green Room, Hammer, Ma-
sonic, Englewood Field. Address: 5 Beekman St.,
N. Y. City.

BIERHOFF, FREDERIC

Surgeon; b. N. Y. City; s. Joseph and Julia (Lilien-
feld) Bierhoff; ed. public and private schs,, N. Y. City;
Coll. City of N. Y., class of 18S8, for 3 years; Coll.
Phys. and Surg. (Columbia), M.D., 18S9; post-grad,
student Univ. of Berlin, Germany, 1894 and 1898-1900:
unmarried. House surgeon 'Manhattan Dispensary and
llosp. 1SS9-1890; resident physician, Sanitarium for
Hebrew children, 1S92-1S93; clinical ass't, Dept. Pedi-
atrics, A'anderbilt Clinic, 1S90-1S98; first ass't Berliner
Allgemeine Poliklinik, 1S9S-1900; attending surgeon.
Dept. of Urology, German Dispensary, 1902-1010; at-
tending surgeon Dept. ,j>f Genito-Urinary Diseases,
West Side German Dispensary, prof, genito-urinary
diseases, N. Y. Sch. of Clinical Medicine. Visiting
Genito-Urinarv Surgeon, N. Y. Red Cross Hosp. Pri-
vate Sth Regt. N.G..N.Y., 1SS9; promoted left gen.
guide, later sergeant-major, Sth Battalion; promoted
battalion q.-m. and 1st lieut. Full and honorable dis-
charge on physical disability, 1S98. Independent in
politics. Fellow Acad, of Medicine; corr. mem. 1' Ass'n
Francaise d'Urologie; mem. Deutsche Gesellschaft
fur Urologie; mem. Am. Med. Ass'n. N. Y. State Med.



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Soc, N. Y. Courty Med. Soc, German Ass'n, etc.
Recreations: Travel, Ashing. Club: The Lambs. Ad-
dress: "The I' i adena," 10 West (list St., N. Y. City.

BIGELOW, CLARENCE O.

Chemist; :b. Warwick, R. I., Nov. 29, 1851; s. Will-
iam Marlin and Marga-'el Catherine (Dye) Bigelow;
ed. public schs. of Mass.; m. N. Y. City, Sept. 7, 1:105,
Grace Bird White, Pres. N. Y. State B'd of Phar-
macy; pres. West Side Savings Bank; treas. and trus-
tee Dep't of Pharmacy, Columbia Univ. Has trav-
eled over U. S. extensively, also made several Euro-
pean trips, covering nearly all Continental countries
and Great Britain. Republican; Presby'n. Pres. N.
Y. Branch, Am. Pharmaceutical Ass'n. Mem. Sons of
Rovolution. Mason (past master). Recreations: Golf,
automobiling. Address: 133 W. 7Sth St., N. Y. City.

BIGELOW, POULTNEY

Author; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 10, 1855; s. John and
Jennie Tunis (Poultney) Bigelow; grad. Norwich
(Conn.) Acad., 1873; Yale. 1879; Columbia Law School,
honorary M.A. (Yale). Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1S82.
Author: The German Emperor and His Eastern Neigh-
bors (German translation); Down the Danube, from
the Black Forest to the Black Sea; The Borderland
of Czar and Kaiser; History of the German Struggle
for Liberty (1806-1848), 4 vols.; 1895-1905; White
Man's Africa; Children of the Nations (German trans-



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