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Realty Co., Phosphate Mining Co.; dir. Bank of Ameri-
ca, Mutual Chemical Co. Republican; Episcopalian.
Clubs: Century, Metropolitan, Down Town. Riding.
Recreations: Travel, hunting, golf and general country
life. Residence: City. 33 W. 49th St.; country, Oyster
Bay, L. I. Address: 55 John St., N. Y. City.

PETERSON, FREDERICK

Physician: b. Faribault, Minn., March 1, 1859: s.
Jo'hn F. and Hilma (Lindholm) Peterson; ed. private
schools, tutors and Univ. of Gottingen, Vienna ana
Strassburg; M.D., Univ. of Buffalo, 1879; hon. Ph.D.



Niagara Univ.; m. Waco, Texas, April 3, 1895, An-
toinette Rotan; children: Frederlcka, b. Feb. 13, 1S96;
Vlrgilia Brahe, b. May 16, 1904. Mg'r of Craig
Colony for Epileptics; consulting Neurologist ana
alienist to Bellevue Hosp., consulting physician to the
State Hosp. on Ward's Island, Flatbush, Central Isllp
and Kings Park. Prof, mental diseases, Columbia
Univ., attending physician to N. Y. Neurological Inst.
Ex-prts. N. Y. State comm'n in Lunacy; mem. N. Y.
Neurological Soc. (ex-pres.), N. Y. Psychiatric Soc, N.
Y. Acad, of Medicine, N. Y. State -Med. Soc, Am. Neur-
ological Ass'n, Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Psychol. Ass'n.
Clubs: Century, Barnard, N. Y. Yacht. Residence: 63b
Park Av. Address: 20 W. 60th St., N. Y. City.

PETRASCH, CARL SCHURZ

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, I860; s. Theodor and Marie
(Habrich) Petrasch; grad. Coll. City of N. Y.. B.S..
1886; Columbia Coll. Law School, 1888-1890; m. N. Y.
City, 1899, Alice Schmidt; children: Anne Marie, b.
1906; Carl Schurz, Jr., b. 1908. Tutor Dep't English,
Coll. City of N. Y., 1888-1891. Engaged in practice of
law in N. Y. City since 1891. Mem. Squadron A., N. G.
N. Y., 1894-1905. Dir. and treas. "863 Park Avenue"
(corp'n). Trustee East Side House Settlement; mem.
Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, N. Y. County Lawyers'
Ass'n. Clubs: University, City Down Town Ass'n.
Manursing Island, Bedford Golf. Residence (city):
863 Park Av.; (country), Mt. Kisco. Address: 80
Maiden Lane, N. Y. City.

PETTEBONE, LAUREN W.

Retired: b. Lockport, N. Y., s. Stoughton and Cor-
nelia (Bellamy) Pettebone; ed. private schs.; in.
Niagara Falls. N. Y., Sept. 14, 1881, Lavlnia Porter
Townsend; children: Lauren A., b. Aug. 23, 1882;
Gladys, b. Oct. 14, 1888. Dir. Niagara County Savings
Bank. Served in N. G., Nov. 9, 1885-Nov. 9, 1910; re-
tired as major-gen. Republican; Episcopalian. Clubs:
Army and Navy, Buffalo - , Niagara, Niagara Falls
Country, Fort Schlosser (Niagara Falls). Address:
307 Buffalo Av., Niagara Falls, N. Y.

PETTIS. CLIFFORD ROBERT

Sup't State Forests, N. Y. ; b. Delancey, N. Y., Aug.
10, 1877; s. Homer R. and Margaret (Davidson) Pettis;
grad. as Forest Eng'r Cornell, 1901; m. Lake Clear
Junction. N. Y., Nov., 1904. Maude E. Otis. Ass't in
botany Cornell Univ., 1901; deputy dir. of grounds,
Chautauqua Assembly, Chatauqua, N. Y., 1901-1902;
State Forest of N. Y., April, 1902-May, 1910; also con-
sulting forester, Vermont Agr'l Experiment Station,
1907-1908; sup't State Forests since June. 191U.
Lecturer on forestry, Univ. of Vt., 1908; collaborator In
U. S. Forest Service, 1905-1908. Fellow A.A.A.S., Soc.
Am. Foresters. Author: Annual Reports State Forestry
Dep't, 1908. 1910, 1911, 1912; U. S. Forest Service Bulle-
tin 76; Bulletins on Reforesting and Forest Taxation.
Club: Aurania (Albany). Address: Care Conservation
Comm'n, Albany, N. Y.

PETTIT, GAYLORD J.

Physician; b. Somerset, Niagara Co., N. Y., March 7,
1868; s. Joel H. and Emma M. (Nye) Pettlt; ed. N. Y.
Homce. Coll. and Flower Surg. Hosp. (second honor),
1896; m. June 1, 1897, Eva E. Rebasz; one son: Eugene
G., b. 1898. Was engaged 6 years with the Gilbert
Car Mf'g Co. at Troy, N. Y., and two years in a mer-
cantile house in Atlanta, Ga.; has served 4 years in
the N. G. N. Y. as mem. 1st Separate Co. and 22d Reg't.
Republican: Episcopalian. Mason ('blue lodge, chapter
and temple); past ass't grand lecturer Order Eastern
Star, Lockport, N. Y. ; past high priest Arnes Chapter
88, R. A. M.; past eminent comd'r Genesee Commandery
10, K. T. Author: To-day and Yesterday in New Ro-
chelle. Address: New Rochelle, N. Y.

PETTIT, GEORGE A.

Catholic clergyman; b. Dunmore, Ireland, Sept. 15,
1858; s. William Pettit and Elizabeth Petty; ed. public
schools of N. Y. City and private tutors, Jesuit Prep.
Sem., Frederick, Md.; Woodstock (Md.) Coll.; in last
named college was ordained to the priesthood by
Cardinal Satolli; taught classics and English, Gonzaga
Coll., Washington, D. C, 3 years, and at Fordham
Coll., N. Y. City, 2 years; later became successively
prefect of discipline, v. -p. and pres. of Fordham Coll.;
since April 5. 1904, pres. of Novitiate of St. Andrew-
on-Hudson, Poughkeepsie, N Y. Address: Pough-
keepsie, N. Y.

PETTIT, WILLIAM S.

Lawyer; b. Woodmere, Nassau Co., N. Y., Jan. 20,
1880; s. Theodore E. and Mary Elizabeth (Craft) Pettit;
grad. Far Rockaway High Sch., 1899, taking post-
grad, course at the same sch. in 1900; grad. Columbia
Law Sch., LL.B. (Vandertilt scholarship), 1903; m. 1908,
Dorothy Smalling, of Cohoes, N. Y., Employed by



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Long Island News Co., 1889-1S92: was close student
at all opportunities; engaged in 1895 in a small mercan-
tile enterprise which was successful; in 1900 wrote a
history of the Rockaways, the proceeds of which en-
abled him to take his law icourse at Columbia, 1900-
1903; much interested in clean politics, and has been
frequently delegate to Assembly, Senatorial, Judicial
and Cong, convs. Engaged in successful law practise;
declined position of ass't district attorney for Queens
Co.; pres. and dir. Nassau Land Co., Clinton Park
Camp Ass'n; sec. and treas. 'South Shore Land Co.,
Ocean Breeze Camp Ass'n, Nassau Water Front Co.;
dir. Hewlett Hall Ass'n, Lynbrook Estates and Traver
Packing Hose Co.; v.-p. Dennis and Doolittle Drug Co.
Lincoln and Roosevelt Republican. In 1908 repre-
sented the taxpayers of Queens who foriced Boro. Pres.
Bermel and three other officials to resign from office.
Vestryman and treas. of St. John's P. E. Church. Mem.
Queens Co. Bar Ass'n, Masons, I. O. O. F., Knights of
Pythias, etc. Recreations: Automobling, Horseback
riding, boating. Address: Inwood, L. I., N. Y.

PETTUS, ISABELLA M.

Lawyer; b. St. Louis, Mo.; d. James T. ana Mary A.
(Hoefflin) iPettus; ed. Abbot's Collegiate Inst.. N. Y.
Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1897; LL.M. 1898; unmarried.
Admitted to practise law, State of N. Y., 1898; to U. S.
Courts, 1902; ass't lecturer to woman's law class, N. Y.
"Univ. Baptist. Mem. Am. Ass'n Social Science; the
Woman's Legal Ed'n Soc. (acting pres.), the Alumna?
Ass'n of the Woman's Law Class, N. Y. Univ. (pres.).
Address: 350 W. 71st St., N. Y. City.

PETTY, NATHAN ORCUTT

Lawyer; b. Riverhead, Suffolk Co., N. Y., March 22,
1872; s. Nathan D. and Cornelia (Raiman) Petty; grad.
Columbia Coll., A.B., 1S97; Columbia Univ. Sch. Political
Science, A.M., 1898; Columbia Univ. Law Sch. LL.B.
1S99; m. N. Y. City, April 11, 1892, Maude Fielder.
Admitted to bar, 1S99; clerk Suffolk Co. Surrogate's
Court. 1899-1904, and since 1910 mem. firm Nathan D.
and Nathan O. Petty, lawyers. Republican; Congre-
gationalist. Mem. Riverhead Lodge, 645, F. and A. M. ;
Roanoke Lodge, 462, I. O. O. F.; Riverhead Council.
R. A.; Union Chapter, ISO. Royal Arch Masons; Colum-
bian Commandery No. 1, K. T. ; Mecca Temple, Mystic
Shrine. Address: Riverhead. L. I., N. Y.

PHELAN, THOMAS A.

Importer; b. N. Y. City; s. Michael and Marie A.
(Jacobs) Phelan; grad. St. Framcis Xavier Coll., A.B.,
A.M., N. Y. City; m. N. Y. City, April 24, 1879, Katherine
A. L. Keane; children: Paul L., Harold L., Thomas A.,
Jr.; Alfred C. Became partner with E. W. Tiers & Co.,
later with George W. Lane & Co., now oldest tea im-
porting house in U. S. Originator of present law
against admission of adulterated tea. Elected 1st
pres. Nat. Tea Ass'n; appt'd by Gov't, first chm'n of
tea experts. Senior mem. George W. Lane & Co.; mem.
N. Y. Chamber of Commerce, Xavier Alumni Ass'n.
Trustee Am. Asiatic Ass'n (one of founders). Club: City
(one of late trustees). Address: 140 Pearl St., N. Y.
City.

PHELPS, CHARLES HENRY

Lawyer; b. California, Jan. 1. 1853; s. Charles W. and
Mary W. (Smith) Phelps; ed. Univ. of Calif.; grad.
Harvard, LL.B.; m. California. 187S, Mary Booth; one
d., Eleanor. Has an extensive practise of law in N. Y.
City as senior mem. firm Phelps & East; is a trustee
of many large estates. Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. Clubs: Union League, Century. Ad-
dress: 30 Broad St., N. Y. City.

PHELPS, DUDLEY

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 7, 1861; s. Benjamin K.
and Anna M. (Catlin) Phelps; grad. Yale Coll., A.B.,
1883; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1885; m. Cincinnati, O.,
June 1, 1899, Margaret G Burnet; children: Margaret
Ann Catlin. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1886; engaged in
g'en. practise of law, mg'mt of estates and in corp'n
business and praictise. Dir. Am. -Brazilian Hardwood
Co.. Verde Mining Co., Seamless Products Corp'n. Re-
publican: Congregationalism Recreations: Music, golf.
Clubs: Union League, University, Yale. Residence:
30 E. 75th St. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y. City.

PHELPS, EDWARD BUNNELL

Editor, author; b. New Haven, Conn., July 26, 1863:
s. Alfred William and Mary A. (Bunnell) Phelps; ed.
Hillhouse High Sch. (New Haven, Conn.); grad. Yale
Univ., B.A., 1SS5: M.A., 1902; m. N. Y. City, April 12.
1897, Blanche L. Dey. Correspondent for various daily
and weekly papers while in college and regularly en-
gaged in journalism after graduating. In 1894 founded
monthly insurance journal under name of Thrift; in
1908 changed to the American Underwriter Magazine
and Insurance Review, and conducts and edits that



publication; established and during 1909 edited and
managed the monthly insurance section of The Fin-
ancier of N. Y. Pres. Thrift Publishing Co. In 1898
compiled and published study of insurance War Risks,
under that title; in 1901 issued supplemental work
under title of Tropical Hazards; 1904 issued review
of A Decade Without a Parallel in the History of
American Insurance 1894-1904; 1902 published The
Origin and Evolution of the Modern Club; 1908 pub-
lished A Statisticial Study of Infant Mortality (reprint
from the quarterly publication of the Am. Statistical
Ass'n); 1910, The Relation of Women's Work and In-
fant Mortality (reprint from special report of U. S.
Bureau of Labor). Has contb'd to North American
Review and various other magazines and technical
publications. Mem. S. A. R., Am. Sociol. Soc, Am.
Economic Ass'n, Nat. Geog. Soc, Ivanhoe Lodge, No.
610, F. and A. M., o* N. Y. (past master); Am. Acac*.
of Polit. and Social Science, N. Y. Geneal. and Biog.
Soc, Am. Statist. Ass'n and fellow Royal Statist. Soc.
(London). Club: Yale. Address: 500 W. 122d SI.,
N. Y. City.

PHELPS, GOUVERNEUR MORRIS

Physician; b. New Rochelle, N. Y., Nov. 16, 1878; s.
Henrv Delafield and Katherine Augusta (Morris i
Phelps; grad. Harvard Univ., B.S., 1902; Coll. Phys. and
Surgs. N. Y., 1907; m. Cambridge, Mass., June 3, 1907,
Helena Pelham Curtis; children: Gouverneur, M., Jr.,
b. Oct. 20, 1908; Helena Pelham, <b. Aug. 12, 1910. Junior
consulting surgeon to Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat
Hosp.- ass't surg. to Nose and Throat Clinic of Man-
hattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hosp.; instr. in laryngol-
ogy and rhinology, Post-Grad. Sch.; ass't chief of Surg.
Dep't, Vanderbilt Clinic. Mem. Acad, of Medicine.
Club: Harvard. Address: 155 E. 79th St., N. Y. City.

PHELPS, HELEN WATSON

Artist; b. Attleboro Falls, Mass.; d. Thaddeus Phelps
M.D., and Mary Spencer (Watson) Phelps; ed. Attle-
boro', Mass., Providence, R. I., and in Acadt-mie
Julian, Paris. Received hon. mention at Pan-Am.
Exp'n Buffalo, 1901, and prize of Woman's Art Club,
1907 and 1909. Clubs: Pen and Brush, Ass'n of
Women Painters and Sculptors. Address: 5S W. 57th
St., N. Y. City.

PHELPS, HENRY WILLIS

Manufacturer; b. Lewistown, 111., July 28, 1S63; s.
Henry and Anna Lambert (Proctor) Phelps; ed.
Williams Coll., Class of 1886; m. 1st, Lewistown, 111.,
June 22 1886, Elizabeth B. Turner (died 1890); 2d,
Peru, 111., Dec. 22, 1892, Anna E. Olson; children:
Elizabeth Turner b. Oct. 6, 1S93; Raymond Willis, b.
Nov. 3, Ii896. Started business in First Nat. Bank,
Lewistown, 111.; sec. and gen. mg'r Union Can Co.,
Hoopeston 111., 1894-1901; sales agent Am. Can Co.,
Chicago, 111., 1901-1902; gen. mg'r in San Francisco.
1902-1905; gen. mg'r N. Y. City, 1905-1913; v.-p. and
dir. since 1913. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Kappa
Alpha fraternity, Williams Coll. Recreations: Golf,
hunting, horseback riding. Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Chi-
cago Athletic, Dunwoodie Country, Claremont Coun-
try (Oakland, Calif.), Hamilton (Ont.), Columbia
(Indianapolis). Residence: 103 Alta Av., Park Hill,
Yonkers, N. Y. Address: 447 W. 14th St., N. Y. City.

PHELPS, JOHN J.

Capitalist; b. Paris, France, Sept., 1861; s. William
Walter and Ellen (Sheffield) Phelps; grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B. ; m. N .Y. City, 1883, Rose Janet Hutchinson; chil-
dren: Dorothy, b. 1891, Rose, b. 1S95. Cruised around
the world in schooner yacht Brunhilde, 1SS5-1S87
(first Am. yacht to do this): drove four-in-hand coach
1,515 miles in Summer of 1900, being record long-dis-
tance drive. Served in U. S. Navy during Spanish
War, as watch and signal officer. Dir. in Englewood
Sewerage Co., Am. Graphophone Co., Hackensack
Trust Co., Cayuga & Susquehanna R. R., Texas Land
Syndicate, No. 3; trustee U. S. Trust Co.; v.-p. Hack-
ensack Nat. Bank. Republican. Mem. Founders and
Patriots of America. New England Soc, Am. Geog.
Soc, Sons of Revolution, Nat. Geog. Soc, Am. Museum
of Natural History, Spanish War Veterans, Graduates'
Ass'n, Phelps' Guards, Double Beach Ass'n (Conn.);
New Haven Auto Co. (Conn.). Clubs: Union League,
University, N. Y. Yacht, Seawanhaka-Corinthian
Yacht, Yale, Sachem's Head Yacht, New Haven Yacht,
New Haven Automobile, Branford Yacht (Conn.);
Hamilton, Oritani Field, Bogota Boat, N. J. Automo-
bile Motor. Hackensack Golf, Teaneck, Automobile of
America. Residence: Y'oneomis Island, Stony Creek,
Conn., and Red Towers, Hackensack, N. J. Address:
100 Broadway, N. Y. City.

PHELPS, STOWE

Architect: b. N. Y. City; s. Charles and Helen
(Stowe) Phelps; grad. Yale, B.A., 1S90; m. Edith R.



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Catlin. In Spanish War with Troop A, N. Y. Vol. ''n
Mem. Am. Institute of Architects, N. Y. Chapter.
Architectural League of America; sec. Architectural
Leagrue of N. v.. Capt 1st Cav., X. G. N. Y. Clubs:
University. Yale Residence: 161 E. 74th St. Address:
20 W. 43d St.. X. Y. City.

PHILBIN, EUGENE A.

Jurist; b. N. V. City, July 24, 1S57; s. Stephen and
Eliza (MdGoldrick) Philbin; ed. Coll. of St. Francis
Xavier, N. Y. City, Seton Hall Coll., S. Orange, N. J.,
(LL.D., 1904); and Columbia Univ. Law Sch., LL.B.,
1SS5; m. Chicago, June 2S. 1SS7. Jesse Holliday: chil-
dren; Stephen H., Ewing R., Jesse Holliday, Eugenie
A., Gerald G. Engaged In practise of law in N. Y.
City from 1SSG; senior mem. law firm Philbin, Beek-
maii Menkin & Griseom, until elected Justice of the
Supreme Court, N. Y. State, April, 1913. Comm'r N.
Y. State B'd Charities, 1899-1900; appt'd by Gov.
Roosevelt, Dec, 1900, dist. att'y N. Y. County, serving
until Jan., 1901; mem. of com. appt'd by Gov. of N. Y.
to investigate conditions at the Emigrant Station on
Ellis Island. Mem. B'd Regents of Univ. State of N.
Y., until April, 1913. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n,
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Charity Org'n Soc. of N. Y ,
St. Vincent de Paul Soc, Friendly Sons of St. Pat-
rick, Irish Industrial Soc. of America, Prisoners' Aid"
Ass'n (dir.), State Charities Aid Soc, Legal Aid Soc.
Roman Catholic. Democrat. Clubs: Catholic, City,
Merchants, Country, Rockaway Hunt. Residence: 63
W. 52d St. Address: 51 Chambers St., N. Y. City.

PHILIP, JAMES P.

Banker: b. Catskill, X. Y. ; s. Jacob Sickles and Jane
Elizabeth (Brown) Philip; ed. Catskill Acad., Rut-
gers Coll. (A.M.), Albany Law Sch. (Union Univ.),
LL.B.; m. Sarah Louise Pruyn. Pres. Catskill Nat.
Bank, dir. Catskill Mountain R'y Co. Republican.
Recreations: Golf, tennis. Clubs: Crescent Athletic,
Oxford, Rutgers, Long Island Country, Universities
(London). Address: Catskill, N. Y.

PHILIPS, JESSE EVANS

Educator; b. Chester Co., Pa.; s. Lewis and J.
Amanda (Keeley) Philips; grad. State Normal Sch.,
Westchester, Pa., 18S2; A.B., Haverford Coll., 188 1,
AM 1891; Univ. of Gottingen (student in mathe-
matics), 1S90-1891: m. Yorklyn, Del., Dec. 26, 1891,
Mary J. Durham; children: Edith, b. 1892; J. Evan. b.
1S9S'- Amy L., b. 1900. Instr. West Chester High Sch.,
1SS7-1890; Worcester Acad., 1S91-1892; Roxbury Latin
Sch., Boston, 1892-1896; Worcester Acad., 1896-1905;
principal Cedarcraft Sch. since 1905. Pres. Cedar-
craft Sch. Corp'n. Republican; Baptist. Address: Ken-
nett Square, Pa.

PHILIPS, THOMAS JONES

Retired farmer; banker; b. Penningtonville (now
Atglen) Pa.; s. John Morris and Sarah (Jones) Philips;
ed. Bucknell Univ., Lewisburg, Pa.; m. Atglen, Pa.,
May 6, lSS^O, Harriet A. Chalfant; children: Mrs. Sarah
J. Marsh; Alice D. Leader of section of Farmers'
Insts., Pa., 6 years. Pres. Atglen Nat. Bank, Atglen
Land & Improvement Co.; dir. Chester Co. Mutual Fire
Ins. Co., Chester Co. Trust Co., and Atglen Water Co
Mem. Pa. House of Representatives, 1895-1S99. Re-
publican; Baptist. Mem. Chester Co. Hist. Soc. Mason.
Recreations: Motoring, gardening. Address, At-
glen, Pa.

PHILLIPS, HENRY WALLACE

* Author; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 11, 1869; s. Charles Jeta
and Adelaide Augusta (Smith) Phillips; prepared for
Columbia College at Drisler Sch., N. Y. City, but went
West instead of matriculating; m. Richmond, Rich-
mond Borough. N. Y. City, Aug. 17, 1S9S, Louise Moore
Millspaugh; one son; Wallace Chandler, b. 1899. After
leaving school was in Territories of Northwest, en-
gaged in mining, "cow-punching," mech. work, teach-
ing school, and was for a time postmaster and sole
citizen of a deserted mining camp. Mem. Nat. Geog.
Soc, Am. Forestry Ass'n. Recreations: Music, athletic
sports, mechanics. Contb'r to magazines, etc. Author:
Red Saunders, 1902 (McClure, Phillips); Plain Mary
Smith, 1905 (Century); Mr. Scraggs, 1906 (Grafton
Press); Red Saunders' Pets and other Critters (Mc-
Clure, Phillips): The Mascot of Sweet Briar Gulch,
190S; Trollev Follv. 1909 (Bobbs-Merrill). Address:
Richmond, Staten Island, N. Y.

PHILLIPS, JAY CAMPBELL

Artist, portrait painter; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 27. 1S73;
s. Isaac and Adeline (Cohen) Phillips; attended Met.
Museum of Art Sch., Art Students' League, and studios
of Wm. M. Chase, and B. West Clinedinst; m. Long
Branch, N. J., June S, 1909, Martha Dorph. Illustrator
for magazines at age of 16; first painting exhibited in



Nat. Acad, of Design at nineteen; Plantation Skethches,
LS99, published by Robert Howard Russell. Traveled
through Europe, The Orient, Holy Land and Egypt,
sketching and painting, 1903, and England, 1910;
painted portraits, Sweden, 1912. wihere exb'n of work
was held In Stockholm; portraits and scenes, Italy,
1913. Mem. Artists' Fund Soc, Empire State Soc, S. A.
R. Clubs: Lotos (life mem.), Salmagundi. Hollywood
Golf (ex-champion). Residence: 515 W. 110th St. Ad-
dress: Studio, Carnegie Hall, N. Y. City.

PHILLIPS, JESSE S.

Lawyer, hanker; b. Independence, Allegany Co., N. Y.,
May 4, 1S71; s. Peter and Elizabeth (Snyder) Phillips;
ed. Andover High Sch., Univ. of Mich., IJL.B., Law
Dep't Univ of Mich.; m. Andover. N. Y., Sept. 3, 1902,
Mary Theresa Cannon; children: Francis W., b. Oct. 30,
1903, Marv Elizalbeth, b. April 11, 1908. Admitted to
bar, 1894; practising law in State and Federal courts.
Supervisor Town of Andover, N. Y., 1898, 1899, 1900.
Mem. Assembly from Allegany County 1901-1912;
chm'n Judiciary Com. and mem. Ways. Means and
Rules corns., 1910; mem. Special Joint Edn'l Com. of
Senate and Assembly 1903, which recommended the
unification edn'l system now in force in this state,
vice chm'n Special Joint Legislative Com. appt'd to
investigate direct primary system, 1909. After retire-
ment from Legislature formed law partnership with
Hon. Fred A. Robbins and Shirley E. Brown of Hornell,
N. Y.. practicing under firm name of Robbins. Brown &
Phillips. Pres. and dir. Burrows Nat. Bank of Andover.
Republican; Presby'n. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n,
Alumni Ass'n. Univ. of Mich., Allegany Soc, Buffalo;
Andover Lodge, F. & A. M., Andover Lodge I. O. O. F.,
Hornell Lodge B. P. O. E. Address: Hornell, N. Y.

PHILLIPS, JOHN S.

Publisher; b. Council Bluffs. la., July 2. 1S61; s. Dr.
E. L. Phillips; ed. Harvard Coll.. A.B., 1885; Univ. of
Leipzig, Germany; m. 1890, Jane B. Peterson, d. Reuben
Peterson, of Boston, Mass.; 5 children. From 1893 .to
1906 treas. and general manager of S. S. McClure Co.,
publishers of McClure's Magazine. Also for some
vears v.-p. McClure, Phillips & Co., book publishers;
from 1906 pres. Phillips Publishing Co., publishers of
the American Magazine. Clubs: Players, Aldine, Cen-
tury, Harvard. Residence: 1 Lexington Av. Address:
381 Fourth Av., N. Y. City.

PHILLIPS, LOUIS S.

Lawyer; b. Waterbury, Conn., March 22, 1861; s.
Abraham and Jane (Friesleben) Phillips; ed. private
and public schools, Waterbury, Conn.; Grammar Sch.
35, N. Y. City; one year in Coll. City of N. Y.; grad. Law
Sch. of Columbia Coll., LL.B., 1882. Practising law in
N. Y. City from 18S2. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am.
Bar Ass'n. Address: 49 Broadway, N. Y. City.

PHILLIPS, N. TAYLOR

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 5, 186S; s. Isaac and
Miriam (Trimible) Phillips; ed. Columbia Grammar
Sch.. and Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1SSS; m. Washington,
D. C, March 9, 1892, Rosalie Solomons. Admitted to
Bar State of N. Y. and Bar of U. S. Supreme Court.
Mem. N. Y. State Legislature, elected from 9th Dist.,
N. Y. City, 1898, 1899 and 1900; mem. corns, on Labor,
Public Healtlh, Canals and Judiciary, also of Statutory
Revision Comm'n of Legislature of 1900. One of or-
ganizers of Greater N. Y. Democracy, assisting in elec-
tion of Mayor Seth Low, 1901; appt'd deputy comp-
troller of N. Y. City, Jan. 1, 1902; reappt'd by Comp-
troller Grout, 1904, and Comptroller Metz in 1906, re-
signed Jan. 1, 1910; sec. Comm'rs Sinking Fund, N. Y.
City, 1902-1910; chm'n Board of Revision of Assess-
ments N. Y. City. 1904-1910; chm'n Tammany Hall Gen.
Com. 15th Assembly Dist. Mem. firm of Phillips, Ma.
hony & Wagner. Democrat; Hebrew. Mem. N. Y. State
Bar Ass'n, N. Y. Co. Lawyers' Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y.. N. Y. Hist. Soc, West End Ass'n. Municipal Art
Soc, N. Y. Civil Service Reform Ass'n, Parks and Play-
grounds Ass'n; treas. Am. Scenic and Historic Preser-
vation Soc. life mem. S. A. R. ; Mason, Elk; mem.
Royal Arcanum, Am. Red Cross, hon. mem. Washington
Continental Guard. V.-p. Jewish Inst.. N. Y. City;
treas. Am. Jewish Hist. Soc, sec. Spanish and Portu-
guese Synagogue. N. Y. City; treas. Columbia Relig-
ious and Industrial Sch. for Jewish Girls: hon. mem.
Hebrew Veterans of War with Spain; Hebrew Union
Veterans' Ass'n; trustee Hudson Fulton Comm'n; N. Y.
City Commercial Tercentenary Comm'n; mem. Alumni
Ass'n Columbia L T niv., Masonic Hist. Soc, R. I. Hist.
Soc. Clubs: National Democratic Arkwright, City
History, Amsterdam Democratic (chm'n B'd of Gov's).
Residence: 114 W. 74th St. Address: 51 Chambers St.,
N. Y. City.



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PHILLIPS, WENDELL C.

Physician; b. Hammond, N. Y., June 9, 1857; s. Samuel
and Mary S. (Merrill) Phillips; grad. N. Y. Univ., M.D.,
1882; m. Newport, R. I., 1889, Lucia M. Taggart; chil-
dren: Helen Irving, b. May 30, 1892; Lucia Edith, 'b.
Dec. 22, 1895; Charlotte Alice, to. Oct. 16, 1897. En-
gaged in practice of medicine since 1882; specialty as
aurist and laryngologist. Prof, diseases of ear, N.
Y. Post-Graduate Med. Soh., since 1899. Aural surgeon
Manhattan Eye and Ear Hosp. and Post-Graduate
Hosp. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n. N. Y. State Med. Soc, N
Y. County Med. Soc. (pres. 1904), N. Y. Acad. Medicine
(v.p. 1904-1907), Am. Laryn. Rhinol. and Otol. Soc.
(pres. 1907), Am. Otol. Soc, N. Y. Otol. Soc; v.-p. Phy-
sicians' Mutual Aid Ass'n. Republican; Baptist. Rec-
reations: Hunting, fishing, golf, tennis. Clubs: Repub-
lican, Chippewa Bay Yacht, Dunwoodie Country. Ad-
dress: 40 W. 47th St., N. Y. City.

PHINNEY, HERMAN KENT

Librarian; b. Hornellsville, N. Y., July 6, 1856; s
Smith Hollister and Elizabeth C. (Sill) Pthinney; ed
Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1877, A.M., 1880; m. Rochester,
N. Y., April 11, 1883, M. Ada Hopkins; children: Sedley



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