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Hopkins, b. 1890; Ada Louise, b. 1892. Teacher Le Roy
Academic Inst.. 1877-1878; ass't librarian Univ. of Ro-
chester since 1880. Republican; Bap. Mem. Am. Library
Assn; mem. fellow and librarian Rochester Acad.
Science; mem. Delta Upsilon fraternity; trustee and
sec. Rochester Baptist Missionary Union since 1886, and
editor of its publication, The Rochester Baptist Monthly,
1891-1905. Clerk of one Baptist church since 1879; see
(and most of the time treas.) of one Sunday Sch. since
1880. Residence: 8 Brighton St. Address: Library,
University of Rochester, Rochester, N. Y.

PHIPPS, HENRY

Manufacturer; b. Philadelphia, Sept. 27, 1839- at an
early age ihe removed with his family to Pittsburgh,
where attended public schools; m. Feb. 6, 1872, Annie
C. Shaffer; children: Howard, Henry Carnegie (Yale,
1902). First employment was as office boy and after-
ward as bookkeeper, with mf'g firm of Dilworth &
Bidwell; in 1861 formed the co-partnership of Bidwell
& Phipps, who were agents in Pittsburgh of Dupont
Powder Co.; was eminently successful in business ven-
tures, and at an early period in career he became in-
terested in the manufacture of iron as the junior mem.
firm of Kloman & Phipps, subsequently becoming asso-
ciated with Thomas M. and Andrew Carnegie in manu-
facture of iron and steel; succeeded in building up a
large fortune; now one of the largest holders U. S.
Steel Corp'n; has traveled much during recent years
and has devoted a considerable portion of his means
to oharitaible and public inst'ns. Republican. Clubs-
Metropolitan, City, Riding. Residence: 1063 Fifth Av
Address: 787 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

PHOENIX, LLOYD

Ex-officer U. S. N.; b. N. Y., 1841; s. I. Phillips Phoenix
and Mary (Whitney) Phoenix; grad. Naval Acad. 1861
Became lieut. 1862; served through entire period of
Civil War, resigning commission 1865. Prominent as
a yachtsman since he left navy. Mem. Mil. Order
Loyal Legion. Clubs: University, Union, Knicker-
bocker, Metropolitan, Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht,
Army and Navy, Turf and Field, N. Y. Yacht, Larch-
mont Yacht. Address: 21 E. 33d St., N. Y. City.

PHYFE, WILLIAM HENRY PINKNEY

Author; b. N. Y. City; s. James Duncan and Julia
Matilda (Pinkney) Phyfe; ed. Columbia Univ., class of
1879; did not graduate, owing to weak eyes; continued
studies (going far beyond college course) with private
teachers. Business, aside from authorship, is the care
of his property; has traveled extensively in Europe
(three times abroad) and also in Amerioa. Author:
The School Pronouncer; How Should I Pronounce?
7,000 Words Often Mispronounced; 10,000 Words Often
Mispronounced; 12,000 Words Often Mispronounced;
18,000 Words Often Mispronounced (in press); The
Test-Pronouncer: 5,000 Words Often Misspelled; 5,000
Facts and Fancies; Napoleon The Return from St.
Helena; also magazine articles, etc. Democrat. Ag-
nostic. Mem. Am. Spelling Reform Ass'n. Am. Philol
Ass'n. Recreation: Automobiling. Club; Century. Ad-
dress: Century Club, N. Y. City.

PICARD, GEORGE HENRY

Author, journalist; b. Berea, Ohio, Aug. 3, 1850; e.
Jonathan Newman and Mary Louise (Fairchild)
Picard; grad. Baldwin Univ., B.S., 1869; Cincinnati
Coll. Medicine and Surgery, M.D., 1877; m. Topeka,
Kan., Oct. 24, 1878, Mary S. Kellogg; one son: Mau-
rice, b. 1890. Engaged as journalist in N. Y. City.
Author: A Matter of Taste, A Mission Flower, Old



Boniface, Madame Noel, The Bishop's Niece. Demo-
crat; Episcopalian, Address: 94 Hamilton Place N.
Y. City.

PICKE, HERBERT L.

Educator; b. London, Kng., Nov. 1, 1869; s. Dr. Ed-
ward and Emma (Herbert) Picke; attended Anglo-
German kindergarten, London, 1876-1878; private sch.,
Hanover, 1878-1879, Paris 1879-1880; Merchant Taylors'
.Sch., London, 1881-1886; St. John's Coll. Oxford Univ.,
A.M., 1889; m. June 5, 1900, Dorothy Tynan Ass't
t'raigie Sch., 1898-1903; chief ass't, 1903-1907; principal
St. George's Sch., since 1907. Lecturer on memory
culture in the chief schs. in Eastern States, and de-
livered annually from 40 to 50 lectures in all impor-
tant English public schs., including Eton, Rugby,
Cheltenham, etc. Episcopalian. Club: Barnard. Resi-
dence: 325 Central Park W. Address: 753 Fifth Av.,
N. Y. City.

PICKER, LOUIS M.

Lawyer; b. in Russia, 1880; s. Jonas and Rebecca M.
Samuelsohn; came to U. S. July 3, 1892; grad. N. Y.
Public Sch. No. 75, 1895; Coll. City of N. Y., B.A , 1900,
N. Y. Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1904; unmarried. Has
tried important litigation, particularly civil actions;
officer or dir., and counsel for many corp'ns. Invented
and secured letters patent Aug. 2, 1904, for automatic
display case; taught in the public schools of City of
N. Y. from 1900-1903, day schools, evening schools and
vacation schools, and has been actively engaged in all
social and political reform movements on the East
Side of N. Y. City and in University Settlement work;
took active part in various political campaigns. Re-
publican; Hebrew. Mem. Justinian Lodge, Knights of
Pythias; Civic Lodge, F. and A. M.; B'rlth Abraham,
B'rith Israel Hosp. Clubs: Progressive Republican,
City College, Tennyson Literary Circle, Harmony. Res-
idence: 1119 43d St.. Brooklyn. Address: 116 Nassau
St., N. Y. City.

PICKERELL, GEORGE HENRY

Consul; b. Columbus, Ohio, July 12, 1858; s. Tazwell
K. and Amelia (Neimeyer) Pickerell; ed. public schools,
Columbus. Ohio; m. Warren, Ohio, Oct. 17, 1888, Helen
C. Darling; one son: Gordon C, b. Aug. 17. 1889. For-
merly engaged in iron and railroad business; and
American consul, 16 years. Mason; Elk. Recreation:
Tennis. Clubs: Amor de Patria, Fayal, St. Michaels
^Azores), St. Michaels (Ponta Delgada), Para (Para,
Brazil), Friars (N. Y. City). Residence: Para, Brazil,
and 14186 Euclid Av.. Cleveland, Ohio. Address: Am.
Consulate, Para, Brazil.

PICKETT, WILLIAM P.

Lawyer; b. Litchfield, Conn., May 23, 1855; s. George
P. and Jane (Passmore) Pickett; ed. public schools of
Conn.; grad. Cornell Univ., B.S., 1878; m. Brooklyn, N.
Y., March 15,1883, Eleanor R. Holman; children: Ethel
H b. Jan. 22, 1884; Walter Herdman, b. Oct. 21, 1896.
Deputy collecter of Internal Revenue 1880-1884. Ad-
mitted to N. Y. Bar Feb., 1884. Practised law in N. Y.
since 1884. Spent summer of 1906 In European travel!
Served in 23d Reg't, N. G. N. Y., 1880-1893. First
Lieut, in command of Co. B, 1892-1893. Clerk of
Surrogates Court, Kings Co., 1902-1907; mem. law firm
Pickett & Miller. Republican, Episcopalian Author:
The Negro Problem, Abraham Lincoln's Solution (Put-
nam's, 1909). Clubs: Crescent Athletic, Union League
(Brooklyn, N. Y.). Address: 215 Montague St., Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

PIERCE, DANIEL THOMPSON

Editor; b. Washington, D. C, March 22, 1874; s. Dan-
iel Thompson and Anne M. (Pitcher) Pierce; ed. In
public schools and Columbian (now George Washing-
ton) Univ., Washington, D. C. ; m. Washington, Nov.
21, 1897, Hadassah Hellen. Editor Public Opinion.
1895-1905; contb'r of political articles to newspapers
and magazines. Clubs: City, Railroad (N. Y.), Art
(Philadelphia). Address: 55 W. 44th St., N. Y. City,
and Land Title Bld'g, Philadelphia.

PIERCE, FRANKLIN

Lawyer, author; admitted to bar; formerly mem. law
firm of Griggs, Baldwin & Pierce; now practising
alone. Author: The Tariff and the Trusts, 1907 (Mac-
millan) ; Federal Usurpation, 1908 (Appleton). Demo-
crat. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. County Bar
Ass'n. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Clubs: City, Re'form.
Residence: 391 West End Av. Address: 2 Rector St.,
N. Y. City.

PIERCE, HENRY HILL

Lawyer; b. Portland, Me.. Nov. 7, 1875; s. Lewis and
Mary Bellows (Hill) Pierce; grad. Bowdoin Coll, A.B.,
1S96; N. Y. Daw Sch., LL.B., 1898; m. May 29, 1905,



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Katharine R. Curtis; children: William Curtis Pierce,
b. March 18, 1906; Henry Hill Pierce, Jr., b. June 12.
190S. Admitted to bar lSUSS; has since practised law
in N. Y. City. Mem. of tirm Sullivan & Cromwell.
Dir. N. Am. Co., Wis. Edison Co., Milwaukee Light,
Heat & Traction Co., Union Electric Light & Power
Co. Mem. Ass'n Bar Cltv of N. Y. Club: University.
Address: 49 Wall St., N. Y. City.

PIERCE, LEWIS LELAND

Banker; b. N. Y. City, March 22, 1853; s. George and
Sophronia (Leland) Pierce; ed. public sch., N. Y. City;
m. N. Y. City, Gulie Elma Horton. Prop'r L. Leland
Pierce; traveled extensively in Europe. Republican.
Mem. Sons of Revolution; Scottish Rite Mason, Knight
Templar. Mystic Shrine, Thomas Hunter Ass'n. Resi-
dence: 171 W. 93d St. Address: 89 Sth Av., N. Y. City.

PIERCE, RALPH WALDO

Merchant; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Xov. 6, 1883; s. Dr.
Ray V. and Marv Jane (Smith) Pierce; attended
Heathcote Sch., Buffalo; Hill Sch., Pottstown, Pa.;
Phillips Andover Acad., Mass., and Bryant & Stratton
Business Coll., Buffalo, N. Y.; m. Buffalo, July 27, 1904,
Florence M. Kingston; children: R. Vaughn, 2d, b.
April 24, 1905; Mary Jane, b. Feb. S, 1908. Treas. and
advertising mg'r Worlds' Dispensary, Buffalo, N. Y.,
since 1902^ treas. Pierce Coal & Lumber Co., and Pierce
Development Co. of Jackson Co., Ala., a corp'n de-
voted to mining and lumbering. Won Open Sailing
Canoe Championship of U. S. A., 189S. Damocrat. Mem.
Soc. Natural Sciences, Buffalo Hist. Soc. Recreations:
Sailing, hunting, polo, fishing. Club: Democratic
(mem. Exec. Com.). Residence: 72 Lancaster Av.,
Buffalo, N. Y. (Summer): Wanahah, N. Y. Address:
663 Main St., Buffalo, N. Y.

PIERCE, WILLIAM K.

Manufacturer, financier; b. Syracuse, N. Y.; ed. pub-
lic and private schools and scientific course in Cornell,
class of 1S73; then went abroad for study of French
and German; returned and began study of law in
Syracuse, but soon after gave it up for business; m.
June 16, 1880, Eleanor B., d. Stiles M. Rust, of Syra-
cuse: 3 children. Entered house of S. P. Pierce & Sons,
Syracuse. In 1S76 formed partnership with father
and brother-in-law, as Pierce, Butler & Pierce, doing
general wholesale business in gas, water and steam
supplies, steam and sanitary eng'ring, and in 1S86
organized the Pierce, Butler & Pierce Mf'g Co.; later
organized Catchpole Mf'g Co. at Geneva, N. Y., which
was consolidated with the Pierce, Butler & Pierce
Mf'g Co. In 1S93 organized from Ave of largest com-
panies, the Am. Boiler Co., of which became president,
but in 1896 bought out the entire stock and interest
of that company and combined it with his own com-
pany at Syracuse. Organized, 1888, Syracuse Heat and
Power Co. Republican; Presidential elector, 1904.
Appt'd 1880 capt. on staff Brig-Gen. Hawley; promoted,
18S2, major on staff of Gen Bruce. Mem. Kappa Alpha
Soc. (Cornell Univ.). Clubs: Century, Citizens, Golf
(Syracuse). Address: 811 James St., Syracuse, N. ~H.

PIERCE, WINSLOW SHELBY

Lawyer and railway official; b. Shelby ville, Ind., Oct.
23, 1857; m. Grace D. Williams. Since admission to
bar engaged in practise of law; mem. law Arm of
Pierce & Greer. Gen. att'y Mo. Pacific R'y; gen. coun-
sel and dir. St. Louis Southwestern R'y; chm'n B'd of
Dirs. The Western Maryland R'y; counsel and dir.
Denver and Rio Grande R. R. ; dir. Colorado Midland
R'y Co., Wabash, P:ttsburgh Terminal R'y Co., Wabash
R. R. Co., Wheeling & Lake Erie R. R. Co., Equitable
Trust Co. of N. Y. Clubs: Metropolitan, Lawyers, Rid-
ing, N. Y. Yacht, Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht, Mary-
land, Nassau Country. Residence: Bayville, D. I. Ad-
dress: 37 Wall St., N. Y. City.

PIERCY, ALBERT I.

Contractor; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 2, 1873; s. Henry
Clay and Amelia L. (de Clue) Piercy; ed. public
schs.. Coll. City of N. Y., Columbia Univ., N. Y. Law
Sch.; m. Boston, Jan., 1897, Mary Agnes Leonard. En-
gaged in contracting business in N. Y. City; now v.-p.
and treas. H. C. and A. I. Piercy Contracting Co.; dir.
Mutual Transfer Co. of N. J. Republican. Mem. Theta
Delta Chi fraternity. Clubs: Republican, Colonial
Yacht, Abingdon (pres., 1908). Address: 422 W. 15th
St., N. Y. City.

PIERREPONT, ROBERT LOW

Trustee; b. Luzerne, Warren Co., N. Y., Aug. 12,
1876; s. Henry E. and Ellen A. (Low) Pierrepont: grad.
Columbia Coll., A.B., 1898; m. Grace Ch.. Brooklyn,
N. Y., Nov. 22, 1900, Kathryn Isabel Reed; one- son:
John Jay. 2d, b March 15, 1902. V.-p. and dir. Clintjn
Bld'g Co., Clinton Garage Co.; dir. HanoVer Fire Ins.
Co., Low Moor Iron Co., Lawyers Mortgage Co., Home



Life Ins. Co., Brooklyn Trust Co.: Green wo ji Ceme-
tery, trustee South Brooklyn Savings Inst'n Church
Charity Foundation. Clubs: St. Anthony, Hamilton,
Down Town. Address: 140 Columbia Heights, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

PIERSON, CHARLES WHEELER

Lawyer; b. Florida, N. Y., 1864; s. George Wilson
and Sarah (Wheeler) Pierson; grad. Yale Univ., 1886;
m. Cincinnati, O., 1903, El:zabeth G. Groesbeck. Instr.
in N. Y. practise, Yale Law Sch. Mem. Ass'n Bar City
of N. Y. Clubs: University, Yale, Lawyers, Richmond
County, Country. Residence: 925 Park Av., N. Y. City.
Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

PIERSON, JOHN FREDERICK

Merchant, brev't brig.-gen.; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 25,
1S39; s. Henry L. and Helen Maria Pierson; seventh
in descent from Abraham Pierson, first pres. of Yale
Coll., and founder of Brantford, Conn.; ed. in private
schs.; m. Providence, R. I., Dec. 16, 1869, S. Augusta
Rhodes; children: J. Fred, Jr.; Marguerite, James R.,
Adelaide C. Entered 7th Reg't, N. G., N. Y., 1857, as
private in Co. K, and afterward on staff of Brig-gen.
William Hall, N.G.N.Y.; commn'd capt. Co. H, 1st
Reg't, N. Y. Vol. Inf., May 27, 1861, and attached to
Army of Potomac; promoted major July 29, 1861;
lieut.-col. Sept. 10, 1861; col. Oct. 9, 1862; brig.-gen.,
U. S. V., March 13, 1865, for gallant and meritorious
services during the war. Wounded at Glendale, where
his horse was killed; shot through chest at Chancel-
lorsville; taken prisoner at Chantilly and confined
in Libby Prison. Engaged in business as merchant
in N. Y. City from 1866; now head of firm of Pierson
& Co., iron and steel; pres. Ramapo Foundry and
Wheel Works, A. & N. Realty Co., N. Y. Stamping
Co., trustee East River Savings Inst'n; dir. New Ams-
terdam Casualty Co. Republican. Mem. Mil. Order
Loyal 'Legion. Clubs: Union, N. Y. Yacht, Tuxedo,
Army ano Navy. Address: 20 W. 52d St., N. Y. City.

PILCHER, LEWIS F.

Architect of N. Y. State; prof, of art; b. Brooklyn,
N. Y., May 1, 1871; s. Lewis S. Pilcher, M.D.; ed. Poly-
technic Inst., Brooklyn; Wesleyan Univ.; Sch. of
Mines, Columbia Univ., N. Y. City, Ph.B., 1895; A.I.A,
1900; LL.D., Univ. of Colo., 1910 (mem. Upsilon, Phi
Beta Kappa and Sigma Xi). Prof. Art, Vassar Coll.;
asso. Am. Inst. Architects. Mem. architectural firm
Pilcher & Tachau, N. Y. City; appt'd Architect N. Y.
State, 1913; comm'r of Sites and Bld'gs, N. Y. State,
since 1913. Architect for Troop C Armory, Brooklyn,
War Dep't, N. Y. Coast Art'y Dist., Free Public
Library, Terminal Dormitory, Vassar Coll. Author:
Phases of Florentine Art, Essay on Movement. Art
writer for International Encyclopedia; American
writer in architecture for Algemeines Lexikon, Bel-
denden Kunster, Leipzig. Mem. Sons of Revolution,
Companion M.O. of Loyal Legion. Lecturer in archi-
tecture, Univ. of Pa., Univ. Extension Soc, N. Y. Free
Lecture Dep't and Brooklyn Inst. Arts and Sciences.
Clubs: T-Square (Philadelphia), Players (N. Y.), Fort
Orange (Albany). Address: 109 Lexington Av., N. Y.
City.

PILCHER, LEWIS STEPHEN

Surgeon; b. Adrian, Mich. July 28, 1845; s. Elijah
H. and Phebe M. (Fisk) Pilcher; ed. Univ. of Mich.,
A.B., 1862; A.M., 1863; M.D., 1866; LL.D., 1900; also
received LL.D. from Dickinson Coll. 1900; m. Brook-
lyn, N. Y., June 22, 1870, Martha S. Phillips; children:
Lewis F., b. 1871; Sarah F., b. 1873; Paul M., b. 1S76;
James T., b. 1880; Martha E., b. 1886. Hosp. Steward,
U. S. A., 1864-1865, med. officer in U. S. naval service,
1867-1872, in general practise as physician and sur-
geon in Brooklyn, 1872-1892; since 1892 has restricted
practise to surgery. Surgeon to Methodist Episcopal
Seney) Hosp., Brooklyn, 1S87-1907, and to German
Hosp., BrooKlyn, 1900-1908. Consulting surgeon to
German, Norwegian, Jewish and St. John's Hosps. of
Brooklyn; to Skin and Cancer Hosp., N. Y. Editor
of the Annals of Surgery since 1885. Author: The
Treatment of Wounds, collaborator in various sys-
tems of surgery. Mem. Am. Surg. Ass'n, N. Y. Surg.
Soc, Brooklyn Surg. Soc, Societe Internationale de
Chirurgie, Med. Soc. State of N. Y., Kings County Med.
Soc; Asso. Fellow Coll. of Physicians of Philadelphia;
hon. mem. Philadelphia Acad, of Surg.; Fellow of Am.
Coll. of Surgeons; mem. N. Y. State B'd of Med. Ex-
aminers. Mem. Zeta Psi fraternity; companion Mil.
Order of Loyal Legion; comd'r U. S. Grant Post, G.
A. R., 1913. Has country place at Lake Hopatcong,
N. J. Address: 145 Gates Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

PILGRIM, CHARLES W.

Physician; b. Monroe, Orange Co., N. Y., March 27,
1S55; s. Roe C. and Frances Wilkes Pilgrim; ed. Monroe
Inst., N. Y. ; also largely by private tutors and at N. Y.



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Univ., M.D., 1SS1; also studied in Europe; m. Utica, N.
Y., 18S9, Florence M. Middleton; one d.: Florence, b.
1S93. House physician Bellevue Hosp., 1881-1882; ass't
physician Utica State Hosp., 1882-1889; with intermis-
sion of two years in Europe, for nearly entire time at
Univ. of Munich and Univ. of Vienna, and was resident
physician Frauenklinik, Munich, Bavaria, 1885; med.
sup't Willard State Hosp., 1 SS!>-1S9.'S; Hudson River State
Hosp., Poughkeepsie, 1893-1906; appt'd April, 1906, pres.
State Comm'n in Lunacy by Gov. HIgglns, but resigned
May 1, 1907, and returned to position of sup't of Hud-
son River State Hosp. in Poughkeepsie, N. Y. V.-p.
Poughkeepsie Trust Co.; also dlr. in several corp'ns.
Episcopalian; vestryman Christ Ch., Poughkeepsie;
fellow N. Y. Acad. Medicine; pres. 1910-1911 Am. Medi-
co-Psychol. Ass'n; mem. State Med. Soc, Dutchess Co.
Med. Soc, Bellevue Alumni Ass'n, Poughkeepsie 1 Acad,
of Medicine. Club: Lotos (N. Y. City). Address:
Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

PILLOT, PETER STUYVESANT

Banker and broker; b. N. Y. C'ty, Nov. 11, 1870; s.
Aristede P. and Rosalie Stuyvesant Pillot; ed. U. S.
Naval Acad.; m. 1st, St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 12, 1898, Doro-
thy S. Prewitt; 2d, Washington, D. C, May 7, 1903, Ger-
trude H. Grossmann. First lleut. 12th Reg't, N. Y.
Vols., in Spanish-Am. War; late capt. 12th Reg't, N. G.
N. Y. Mem. Mil. Order Foreign Wars, Mil. and Naval
Order Spanish-Am. War, Soc. Colonial Wars. St. Nich-
olas Soc. Clubs: Union, Tuxedo, Racquet and Tennis,
Knickerbocker, N. Y. Yacht (N. Y. City), Metropolitan
(Washington). Residence: 116 E. 56th St. Address: 43
Exchange Place, N. Y. City.

PINCHOT, GIFFORD

Forester; b. Simsbury, Conn., Aug. 11, 1865; s. James
W. and Mary (Eno) Pinchot; grad. Yale Univ., A.B.,
1889; hon. A.M., 1901; studied forestry in France, Ger-
many, Switzerland, and Austria; hon. A.M., Princeton,
1904; Sc.D., Mich. Agr'l Coll., 1907; LD.D., McGIIl, 1909;
unmarried. Began first systematic field work in U. S.
at Biltmore, N. C, Jan., 1892; mem. Nat. Forest
Comm'n, 1896; forester and chief of div., afterward
Bur. of Forestry; now Forest Service, U. S. Dep't of
Agr., 189S-1910; pres. Nat. Conservation Ass'n since
Jan., 1910; prof, forestry, Yale Univ., since 1903. In-
spected forests of Philippine Islands, 1902, and recom-
mended a forest policy for islands; mem. Com. on
Org'n Gov't Scientific Work, appt'd March 13, 1903;
comm'r on Public Lands, appt'd Oct. 22, 1903; comm'r
on Dep't Methods, appt'd June 2, 1905; Inland Water-
way Comm'n, appt'd March 14, 1907; Comm'n on Coun-
try Life. 1908. Chm'n Joint Com. on Conservation,
appt'd by conf. of Governors nat. org'ns at Wash., Dec,
1908; chm'n Nat. Conservation Comm'n, appt'd June 8,
1908. Author: The White Pine (with H. S. Greaves),
1896: The Adirondack Spruce, 1898; A Primer fit For-
estry, 1899; The Fight for Conservation, 1909; The
Country Church (with C. O. Gill), 1913. Address: 1615
Rhode Island Av., Washington, D. C.

PINCOFFS, ADOLPH L.

Lawyer; b. Rotterdam, Holland, July 3, 1852; s. Lewis
and Esther (Raphael) Pincoffs; ed. in public sch. and
by private tutors, Univ. of Leyden, Holland, J.U.D.,
summa cum laude, 1874; Columbia Coll. Daw Sch.,
LL.B., 1882; m. Chicago, 1887, Adele M. Delmarle; chil-
dren: Sophie, Adele, Eugenie, Marie. Practised law in
Holland from 1874-1879; admitted to N. Y. Bar 1884;
was for many years partner Judge Noah Davis; makes
specialty of trade-mark law. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y. Recreations: Bicycling, fishing. Clubs: Nether-
land, Park Hill Country. Address: 31 Nassau St., N. Y.
City.

PINE, JOHN B.

Lawyer; b. Dubuque, Iowa, [Feb. 2, 1857; s. George
W. and Martha A. Pine; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B.,
1877. Admitted to bar 1880 and engaged in practise.
Trustee Columbia Univ. since 1891; Bureau Municipal
Research; Am. Acad. In Rome; N. Y. City Art Comm'r,
1907-1909; Com. on Character, 1908-1909; mg'r St.
Luke's Hosp. since 1895. Democrat; Episcopalian.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Psi Upsilon fraternity,
Met. Museum of Art, N. Y., St. Nicholas Soc. Clubs:
Century, University, Down Town, Columbia Univer-
sity (v.-p.). Address: 63 Wall St., N. W. City.

PINN, JAMES LUTHER

Clergyman; b. Washington, D. C, May 12, 1877; s.
James and Lucy J. (Lucas) Pinn; grad. Washington
High Sch., 1894; post-grad, course, 1894-1895; grad.
Washington Normal Sch., 1896; attended Teachers'
Coll. and Theological Sem., Howard Univ., grad. 1902;
m. Washington, D. C, June 16, 1897, Celia V. Gaskins;
children: James R. C, b. 1899; Luther Conrad, b. 1911.
Ass't principal Manassas (Va.) Industrial Sch. during



school year 1896-1897; now pastor Bethany Bapt. Ch.,
Syracuse, N. Y., in which settled Nov., 1902. Taught
one year in public sc'hs., Washington, D. C; ordained
to ministry at Washington, Feb. 4. 1901. Active mem.
and officer in Odd Fellows and Knights of Pythias;
Sec. Onondaga Co. Baptist Ass'n; Onondaga Baptist
Social and Missionary Union. Address: 608 E. Wash-
ington St., Syracuse, N. Y.

PIRIE, SAMUEL CARSON

Merchant; b. Amboy, 111., March 11, 1864; s. John
Thomas and Sarah (Carson) Pirie; ed. Brooklyn Poly.
Inst., class of 1S84; m. Jan. 17, 1899, Harriet Masters
Lockwood; children: John T., 2d, b. 1900; Isobel, b. 1902;
Lockwood M., b. 1903; Samuel C, Jr., b. 1905. Mem.
firm Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co.; pres. Wenalden Co.,
Sea Cliff Water Co., Sea Cliff Ass'n; mem. advisory
counsel, Polv. Inst.; mem. Chamber Commerce. Clubs:
Merchants, Crescent Athletic. Riding and Driving, Nas-
sau Country, Glenwood Country. Residence (summer):
Sea Cliff, L. I.; (winter): 162 Prospect Place, Brooklyn.
Address: 115 Worth St., N. Y. City.

PISEK, GODFREY ROGER

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 20, 1873; s. Anthony
and Barbara (Musil) Pisek; grad. N. Y. Univ., B.S.,
1894; N. Y. Univ. Med. Coll., M.D., 1897; m. Lake Hopat-
cong, N. J., 1900, Rosalie Scranton Paul; children: Bar-
bara Vincent, b. 1902; Frederica Paul, b. 1904; Helen
Marshall, b. 1911. Republican; Presby'n. Fellow N. Y.
Acad. Medicine, Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Soc,
N. Y. County Med. Soc, Northwestern Med. and Surg.
Soc, Soc. of Alumni N. r. Post Grad. Med. Soh., Post-
Grad. Clinical Soc, Psi Upsilon fraternity and Alpha
Kappa Kappa. Prof, diseases of children, Med. Dep't
Univ. of Vt., and N. Y. Post-Grad. Med. Sch.; pres. B'd
Dirs. Lenox Hill Settlement; mem. B'd Dirs. Red Cross
Hosp. Recreations: Motoring, nature study. Clubs:
Psi Upsilon, Camp Fire. Address: 36 E. 62d St., N. Y.
City.

PITCHER, JAMES ROBERTSON

Insurance mg'r, horticulturalist; b. Windham, N. Y.,
March 5, 1845; s. Dorlon Hamilton and Philira (Robert-
son) Pitcher; ed. Kinderhook Acad., Whitestown Sem.;
m. N. Y. City, 1870, Helen Kingsbury Sweet; children:
Bessie Kingsbury, Julia Kingsbury, Georgiana Kings-
bury, Philira Robertson, James R., Jr. Incorporated
first mutual Accident Co., 1877, afterwards changed to
a stock company, now one of most successful in that
branch, also engaged in cultivation of plants and
flowers, since 1885. Pres. Cachavi Co., of Ecuador;



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