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dir. Arizona Central Copper Co., Lawyers' Surety Co.,
Mercantile Guarantee Co. Progressive Republican.
Incorporator and dir. N. Y. Bot. Garden, Bronx Park.
Mem. Wash. Ass'n, Morristown. Recreations: Golf,
mountain climbing. Club: Players. Residence: 51 E.
58th St. Address: 100 William St., N. Y. City.

PITNEY, MAHLON

Asso. justice of U. S. Supreme Court; h. Morristown,
N. J., Feb. 5. 1858; s. Henry C. and Sarah L. (Halsted)
Pitney; grad. Coll. of N. J. (now Princeton), A.B., 1879;
A.M., 1882; LL.D. from Princeton and Rutgers; m. Mor-
ristown, N. J., Nov. 14, 1891, Florence T. Shelton. Ad-
mitted to practise in N. J., 1882; elected mem. of Con-
gress, 4th Cong. Dist. of N. J., on Republican ticket
1894, re-elected 1896; elected mem. N. J. State Senate,
1898 for term of 3 years (served as pres. 1901). Appt'd
by Gov. Voonhees, 1901, asso. justice of Supreme Court
of N. J., for term of 7 years; chancellor of N. J., since
1908; asso. justice of U. S. Supreme Court, since 1912.
Address: 1763 R St., Washington, D. C.

PITOU, AUGUSTUS

Theatrical mg'r. Entered the theatrical profession
as mem. Edwin Booth's company, playing the Priest in
Hamlet at the Winter Garden Theatre in N. Y. City;
afterward became leading man in several companies.
Experience in management began as manager of Mc-
Kee Rankin's The Danites; afterward mg'r Fifth Av.
Theatre, N. Y. City, for John Stetson; later mg'r W. J.
Scanlan, Rose Coghlan, Chauncey Olcott, Joseph Mur-
phy and others; then became mg'r Grand Opera House.
N. Y. City, and several traveling companies. Author
and adapter of several plays. Address: 865 Seventh
Av., N. Y. City.

PLACE, IRA ADELBERT

Lawyer, b. N. Y. City, May 8, 1854; ed. Alfred Acad.,
Cornell Univ., A.B., 1881; m. Ithaca, N. Y., Jan. 10,
1893, Katharine B. Gauntlett; children: Katharine, b.
Oct. 3, 1893; Hermann Gauntlett, b. Nov. 16, 1894; Wil-
lard Fiske, b. June 5, 1896. Upon graduation from
Cornell, Univ., studied law in office of Vann, McLen-
nan & Dillaye, Syracuse, N. Y. Admitted to bar at
Buffalo, and in Oct., 1883, came to N. Y. City with the



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late Judge McLennan, who had become gen. counsel of
N. Y., West Shore & Buffalo H.R. Co.; subsequent to
reorg'n of West Shore R.R., March, 1886, entered law
dep't of N. Y. Central & Hudson River R.R. Co., and
in 1905 appt'd gen. counsel for all lines of N. Y. Central
east of Buffalo; appt'd v. -p. of N. Y. Central lines east
of Buffalo Dec. 5, 1906. Dir. Geneva, Corning & South-
ern R.R. Co., Troy Union R.R. Co., Detroit, Monroe &
Toledo R.R. Co., N. Y. & Ottawa Bridge Co., Cornwall
Bridge Co., Fair Land Realty Co., Gallitzin Coal &
Coke Co. Democrat; Unitarian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City
of N. Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n, Phi
Beta Kappa Soc, Psi Upsilon fraternity; trustee Cor-
nell Univ., Alfred Univ. Pres. Cornellian Council.
Clubs: University, Transportation, Cornell, St. An-
drew's Golf, Adirondack League, Unitarian, Fort Or-
ange. Address: Grand Central Terminal, N. Y. City.

PLACE, PERLEY OAKLAND

Prof Latin, Syracuse Univ.; b. Oakland, Calif., Nov.
25, 1872; s. James Albert and Mary Jane (Converse)
Place; ed. Berwick Acad., 9. Berwick, Me.; grad. Dart-
mouth Coll., A.B., 1893; Harvard Coll., A B., 1894; Dart-
mouth Coll., A.M., 1896; Litt.D., Colgate Univ., 1912;
m. Jamaica Plain, Mass., July 12, 1899, Harriette E.
Stanton. Teacher Latin and Greek, Little Rock (Ark.)
Acad., 1894-1897; graduate student, Harvard Univ.,
1897-1898; classical master, Brookline (Mass.) High
Sch., 1898-1900; with American Book Co., N. Y. City,
1900-1901; instr. Latin, 1901-1903, ass't prof. 1904, asso.
prof. 1905, prof. 1908, Syracuse Univ. Mem. Phi Beta
Kappa Soc. (Dartmouth), Theta Delta Chi fraternity,
Am. Philol. Ass'n, Archaeol. Inst, of America (sec.
Syracuse Soc. since 1911), Mass. Soc. Sons of Revolu-
tion, Mason. Pres. N. Y. Kappa Chapter Phi Beta
Kappa, 1911-1912; pres. N. Y. S>tate Classical Teachers'
Ass'n, 1912-1913. Author: Latin Prose Composition
(Proceedings N. Y. State Teachers' Ass'n 1905). Notes
on the Pompeian Election Notices (Proceedings of
Am. Philol. Ass'n, vol. 40, 1909), Review of Cicero's
De Senectute (Classical Weekly, vol. 3, Jan. 1910),
Review of Readings from Latin Verse (The Syracusan,
vol. 2, Feb. 1910), etc. Republican; Baptist. Recrea-
tion: Tennis. Clubs: Syracuse Harvard, Fortnightly,
Current Events, Social-Literary. Address: 1204 E.
Adams St., Syracuse; N. Y.

PLANTEN, WILLIAM RUTGER JOHN

Retired; b. Brooklyn, 1877; s. John Rutger and Anna
(Rolff) Planten; ed. Brooklyn Latin Sch., Columbia
Univ., Law Sch., LL.B. Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange,
Dir. Laredo Bridge Co., Laredo, Tex. Recreations:
Golf, tennis, motoring. Clubs: University, Crescent
Athletic (Brooklyn), Mahopac Golf, Stock Exchange
Luncheon, Netherlands. Residence: The Hemlocks,
Lake Mahopac, N. Y. Address: 52 Broadway, N. Y. City.

PLATT, CHARLES A.

Architect; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 1, 1861; ed. in schools
of N. Y. City and studied art also in Paris. Engaged
in practice as architect in N. Y. City. Mem. Am. Inst.
Architects, Nat. Acad, of Design, Am. Water Color Soc.
Clubs: Century, Players (N. Y. City), St. Botolph (Bos-
ton). Residence: 135 E. 66th St. Address: 11 E. 24th
St., N. Y. City.

PLATT, CHESTER C.

Editor; b. Somers, Westchester Co., N. Y., Oct. 30,
1857; s. Rev. William K. and Mary Caroline (Childs)
Piatt; m. Ludlowville, N. Y., Aug. 23, 1880, Minnie
Fidelia Brown; children: Chester C. Jr., b. 18S6; H.
Malcolm, b. 1889. Carried on drug 'business in Ithaca,
N. Y., 1884-1900; editor Ithaca Democrat, 1900-1903;
editor Batavia Times since 1903; Pres Batavia Times
Publishing Co.; city clerk, Ithaca, N. Y., 1899-1900;
sec. and treas. Sewer Comm'n, 1899-1900; sec Demo-
cratic County Com., Tompkins Co., 1901-1903.' Appt'd
sec. to Gov. Sulzer, 1913. Interested in social and po-
lit. reforms, advocating gov't or municipal ownership
of monopolies, trade union movement, eight-hour day,
direct nominations and referendum. Democrat; Uni-
tarian. Mem. Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. Dir. Ba-
tavia B'd of Trade: sec. De Witt Hist. Soc. Recrea-
tions: Reading, walking, bicycle riding, camping. Ad-
dress: Batavia, N. Y.

PLATT, EDMUND

Publisher, mem. Congress; b. Poughkeepsie. N. Y.,
Feb. 2, 1865; s. Hon. John I. and Susan Sherwood Piatt;
ed. Eastman Business Coll., grad. Harvard Univ. class
of 1888; taught school and studied law two years; m.
June 28, 1892, Adele Innis; one d.: Catherine. Editorial
writer for Superior (Wis.) Evening Telegram, one
year; since 1891 engaged in publication of Poughkeep-
sie Eagle, which has been in possession of family since
1828; on death of father 1907 succeeded to editorship.
Elected to 63rd Congress from 26th N. Y. Dist. Au-



thor of history of Poughkeepsie and of short hist, pa-
pers and lectures. Republican. Address: Care of
Poughkeepsie Eagle, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

PLATT, EDWARD TRUEX

Expressman; b. Owego, Tioga Co., N. Y. Aug. 7, 1853;
s. Thomas C. (U. S. Senator) and Ellen L. (Barstow)
Piatt; ed. Owego Acad.; m. 1891, Harriet J. Coit. Pur-
ser on Pacific Mail Steamship Co., 1875-1885, visiting
in official capacity Rio de Janeiro, Colon, Straits of
Magellan, Panama, Mexican and Central American
ports, Honolulu, Auckland, New Zealand, Sydney, New
South Wales, Yokohama and Hong Kong; formerly
v.-p and gen. mg'r, treas. and sup't N. Y. div. U. S.
Express Co.; treas. United States Express Realty Co.,
Borough Express; now dir. United States Express Co.
Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Chamber of Commerce,
N. Y. Geneal. and Biog. Soc. Clubs: Union League,
Barnard, Lotos. Residence: 205 W. 57th St., N. Y. Ad-
dress: 2 Reotor St., N. Y. City.

PLATT, FRANK HINCHMAN

Lawyer; b. Owego, N. Y., 1856; s. Thomas C. (U. S.
Senator) and Ellen (Barstow) Piatt; grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B., 1877; Columbia Law Sch., 1879; m. N. Y. City, Nov.
1, 1881, Caroline E. Livingston; one son, Livingston.
Mem. firm of O'Brien, Boardman & Piatt; sec. and dir.
Rahtjen's Am. Composition Co.; dir. Central Hudson
Steamboat Co., U. S. Express Co. Formerly ass't U. S
dist. att'y. Clubs: University, Union League, Yale.
Lotos, Sleepy Hollow Countrv. Residence: 242 W. 74th
St. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y. City.

PLATT, HENRY BARSTOW

Transportation, insurance; b. Owego, N. Y., Feb. 2,
1S60; s Thomas C. (U S. Senator) and Ellen (Barstow)
Piatt; grad. Yale Coll., 1882; m. Grace Lee, d. John
Phelps, of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. (died July 14, 1907); chil-
dren: Sherman Phelps, Charlotte, Collier. After grad-
uation was in mf'g business 3 years; sup't coal prop-
erties in Pa.; later made sup't U. S. Express Co.;
v.-p. Fidelity and Deposit Co. of Maryland. Republi-
can. Clubs: Railroad, University, Yale, Sleepy Hol-
low, Barnard. Residence: 535 Park Av. Address: 2
Rector St., N. Y. City.

PLATT, LIVINGSTON

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, March 7, 1885; s. Frank H.
and Caroline E. (Livingston) Piatt; grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B., 1907; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1909; m. N. Y. City,
June 28, 1909, Agnes Booth; one son; Frank Hinch-
man, 2nd, b. June 6. 1913. Mem. firm O'Brien, Board-
man & Piatt. Republican; Presby'n. Mem, Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. Clubs: Ardsley, Apawamis, Yale. Resi-
dence: 244 W. 74th St. Address: 2 Rector St., N.. Y.
City.

PLATTEN, JOHN W.

Pres. U. S. Mortgage & Trust Co. Early business
training was with Erie & Lehigh Valley R. R. Cos.;
entered the service of the Erie R. R., 1889 as clerk,
becoming successively chief clerk of ins. and of the
operating dept's, 1891-1896; ass't passenger agent,
1898; treas. Erie lines, 1901. In 1903 became ass't to
pres. Lehigh Valley R. R. ; elected v.-p. 1904, resign-
ing 1904 to become associated with U. S. Mortgage &
Trust Co.; elected pres Jan. 28, 1910. Residence: 587
West End Av. Address: 55 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

PLATZEK, M. WARLEY

Jurist; b. in North Carolina, Aug. 27, 1854; was
graduated from Univ of N. Y., LL.B., 1876; honorary
LL.D. from Rutherford Coll., N. C, 1899. Engaged in
practice of law in N. Y. City, 1876-1906. Took active
part in polit. matters as Democrat. Mem. Constitu-
tional Conv. of N. Y. 1894. Elected Nov., 1906, justice
of Supreme Court of N. Y. for the 1st Dist. for term ex-
piring Dec. 31, 1920. Author: Trial by Jury, American
Grit, Israel and Islam. Formerly trustee Coll. City of
N. Y. for several years. Address: 15 E. 48th St., N. Y.
City.

PLIMPTON, GEORGE ARTHUR

Publisher; 'b. Walpole, Mass., July 13, 1S55; s. Calvin
Gay and Priscilla (Guild) Plimpton; ed. Phillips Ex-
eter Acad.; grad. Amherst Coll., 1876; attended Har-
vard Daw Sch., 1S76-1877; LL.D. Univ. of Rochester,
1912, and Richmond Coll., Va., 1913; m. Holyoke, Mass.,
1892, Frances Taylor Pearsons. Mem. firm of Ginn &
Co., book publishers. Donated to Wellesley Coll.,
1904, in memory of wife, a library of early manu-
scripts and first editions of nearly all Italian writers,
making it the best library of Italian literature in this
country; gave Plimpton Playing Fields to Phillips Ex-
eter Acad. Possessor of best collection of early
school books in the world. Republican; Presby'n.
Mem. College B'd of Presb'n Ch. Pres. B'd of Trus-
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lips Exeter Acad.; treas. Barnard Coll. and Acad, of
Polit. Science: mem. B'd of Mg'rs N. Y. State Coloniza-
tion Soc; dir. Union Exchange "Bank. Mem. Delta Kappa
Epsilon fraternity, N. E. Soc, Am. Geog. Soc, A. A.
vs. Recreations: Golf and horseback exercise. Clubs:
Ardsley, Century, Grolier, University, Barnard (N. Y.
City), Union (Boston). Residence: 61 Park Av. Ad-
dress: 70 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

PLOWMAN, ARTHUR SYDNEY

Merchant; b. Taunton, England, July 23, 1855; s.
Thomas and Sarar (Barrett) Plowman; ed. Chelten-
ham Grammar Sch. and Epsome Coll., England; m.
1st, A. M. Grant, of Hillesden Collompton, England
(deceased); 2d, A. L. E. Robertson, of Arbroath, Scot-
land; gen. mg'r P. P. Valve Co. Address: Riverdale,
N. Y.

PLUMMER, HARRY E.

Physician and surgeon; b. London, Ont.; s. Ephraim
and Augusta (Andrew) Plummer; grad. Iowa Coll.
Phys. and Surg. (Drake Univ.), M.D., 1901. Engaged in
practice of medicine in N. Y. City. Ass't surgeon Out-
patient IDep't St. Luke's Hosp. Mem. N. Y. Countv Med.
Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc. Acad, of Medicine, Physicians'
Mutual Aid Ass'n. Am. Med. Ass'n, West Side Clinical
Soc, Iowa Soc, Bunting Lodge, 65. F. and A. M. Ad-
dress: 111 W. 77th St., N. Y. City.

PLUMMER, JOHN FRANKLIN

Automobiles; lb. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct 21 1871- 6
John Franklin and Emily (Atkins) Plummer; grad
Yale Univ., A.B., 1891; m. Cleveland, Ohio, Dec 16
1902, Katharine E. Stockly; children: John Franklin,
Jr., b. 1903; Robert Stockly, b. 1905. Ass't sec. Co-
lumbia Univ., 1S94-1S99; now N. Y. mg'r The Locomo-
bile Co. of America. Served 5 years as mem. First
Naval Battalion, State of N. Y. Clubs: University
Ardsley, Automobile of America, Sleepv Hollow Coun-
try, Manursing Island. Address: 2156 Broadway, N.
Y. City.

PLUMMER, MARY WRIGHT

Librarian; b. Richmond, Ind.; d. Jonathan W. and
Hannah A. Plummer; grad. Friends' Acad, at Rich-
m0 , nd -'. Ind - ; s P ent a year as sp'l student Wellesley
Coll., Mass., took course in library science at Colum-
bia Coll., 1S87-1SSS. Engaged in library work for
years and as a teacher of library- science and library
economy; librarian of Pratt Inst., 1890-1904; dir. of
Library and Library Sch., 1896-1906; dir. Library
School, 1S96-1911; N. Y. Public Library's Sch since
1911. Mem. Am. Library Ass'n (mem. Council and
twice 2d v.-p.); pres. 1906, N. Y. Library Ass'n; ex-
pres. of L I. Library Club and twice pres. of the N Y
Library Club. Formerly editor Pratt Inst. Monthly.
Contb'r of prose and verse to periodicals; has published
a volume called Verses. Author of Hints to Small
Libraries, Roy and Ray in Mexico, Roy and Rav in
Canada; Stories from the Chronicle of the Cid; com-
piler of Contemporary Spain, as well as various bibli-
ographies and articles on librarv topics. Address:
476 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

PLYMPTON, GILBERT MOTLER

Banker; b. Fort Wood. Bedloe's Island, N. Y Har-
bor, Jan. 15, 1835; s. Joseph and Eliza Matilda' (Liv-
ingston) Plympton (father served in War of 1812 as
lieut., in Seminole War, Fla., as major, and in Mexi-
can War, as lieut.-col., receiving brevet of col. for
gallant service at battle of Cerro Gordo); ed'n begun
at Fort Snelling, -Minn., under chaplain of post, and
continued in private sch., at Sackett's Harbor; during
father's absence in Mexico was sent to house of his
uncle, Gerard W. Livingston, in N. J., and studied
there; entered Shurtleff Coll., 111., upon his father's
return and appt'd to Jefferson Barracks. .Mo.; subse-
quently studied at John Sedgwick's Sch., N. Y. City,
and after reading law. admitted to practice, Nov.,
1860; entered law dep't Univ. of N. Y., and grad., 1863;
m. 1863, Mary A., d. Linus W. Stevens (well known
N. Y. merchant and first col. of 7th Reg't); one d. (m.
Robert M. Tarleton). 'Engaged in gen. practice of
law, 1863, and became identified, with important liti-
gations, especially in Federal Courts, 1889, having
earned a fortune, and finding his health impaired by
overwork, went abroad for some time, and upon re-
turn retired from active practice. In 1S92 founded
banking house of Redmond, Kerr & Co., and later
present banking house of Plympton, Gardiner & Co.:
dir. in several corp'ns. Has been a frequent contb'r to
periodicals, and author of several pamphlets, among
them a monograph upon the life of father and a
sketch of Plympton family. Mem. Sons of Revolution,
Sons Colonial Wars, Met. Museum of Art, Museum of
Natural History, Chamber of Commerce, St. Nicholas
Soc. Am. Hist. Ass'n, St. Andrew's Soc Clubs: St.



Nicholas (founder and v.-p.), Union, Metropolitan,
Riding Westchester County, N. Y. Yacht. Residence:
SO W. 52 St. (Country). Wyndtryst, Great Neck, L. I.
Address: 27 William St., N. Y. City.

POILLON, WILLIAM CLARK

Banker; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 19, 1872; s. William and
Clara (Wilson) Poillon; ed. Coll. City of N. Y., 1887-
1889; m. N. Y. City, June 5, 1905, Cora A. Clark; chil-
dren: Aline, b. 1907; Yvonne, b. 1908. V.-p. Bankers
Trust Co. since 1911; ex-pres. The Mercantile Trust
Co.; mem. 7th Reg't, 1891-1897. Clubs: Metropolitan,
Recess, Sleepy Hollow Country. Address: 353 River-
side Drive, N. Y. City.

POLAK, JOHN OSBORN

Surgeon; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1870; s. Karl and Mary
Elizabeth (Osborn) Polak; grad. Rutgers Coll., B.S.
1889, M.S. 1901; Univ. of Vt., M.D., 1891; L I. Coll.
Hosp., M.D, 1891; Dudley medal for surgery, 1891;
m. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1895, Bertha L. Pitkin; one d., Zorka,
b. 1896. Prof, obstetrics and gyecology Long Island
Coll. Hosp. and Dartmouth Med. Coll., gynecol. and
obstetrician Long Island Ooll. Hosp., surgeon to
Williamsburg, Jewish and Deaconess Hosps.; obstetri-
cian to Meth. Episcopal Hosp., consulting gynecolo-
gist to Bushwick, Coney Island and People's Hosps.
Democrat; Episcopalian. Fellow Am. College of Sur-
gery. Mem. Am. Gynecol. Soc. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y.
State Med. Soc, Kings Co. Med. Soc, N. Y. Acad. Med-
icine, N. Y. Obstet. Soc, Brooklyn Gynecol. Soc. Fellow
Am. Coll. of Surgeons. Trustee Williamsburg Hosp.
Recreations: Automobiling, fishing, sailing. Clubs:
Hamilton, Crescent Athletic, Brooklyn University,
Dartmouth of N. Y. Address: 287 Clinton Av., Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

POLK, FRANK LYON

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 13, 1871; s. Dr. W M.
Polk; ed. Groton Sch., Yale, A.B.; Columbia, LL.B.
Engaged in practise of law as mem. firm of Alexander,
Watriss & Polk; dir. Harriman Nat. Bank; trustee
and sec. of Hosp. Saturday & Sunday Ass'n; trustee
and treas. of Bureau of Municipal Research; formerly
pres. Municipal Civil Service Comm'n; mem. B'd of
Ed'n. Served in Spanish-Am. War as capt. and ass't
q.m., U. S. V. Appt'd Corp'n Counsel bv Mayor Mitchel,
1914. Episcopalian. Trustee Manhattan Maternity,
Orthopaedic Hosp. Clubs: Knickerbocker. Racquet and
Tennis, University, Yale, Brook, Down Town, Meadow
Brook, Turf and Field. Address: 32 Nassau St., N. Y.
City.

POLK, WILLIAM MECKLENBURG

Physician; b. Ashwood, Maurv County, Tenn Aug
15, 1844; s. Rt. Rev. Deonidas Polk " (Episcopalian
Bishop of La. and later lieut.-gen., OS A ) grad Va
Mil. Inst., 1861; entered army of Confederate States
as cadet from Mil. Inst., 1861, and became captain
in adj. inspector general's dep't; after war studied
medicine in Coll. Phys. and Surgs. (Columbia), M.D.,
1S69; LL.D., 1904; LL.D. Univ. of the South (Sewanee),
1894; Univ. of Ga., 1913; m. Ida A. Lyon. Since 1869
engaged in practice of medicine in N. Y. City. For-
merly prof, therapeutics Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll ,
and afterward prof, obstetrics and gynecology in
Med. Dep't of Univ. of N. Y.; dean and prof, of
gynecology Cornell Univ. Med. Sch.; gynecologist to
Bellevue Hosp.; consulting gynecologist to St. Luke's,
St. Vincent's and N. Y. Lying-in Hosps. and N. Y.
Infirmary for Women and Children. Author: Leonidas
Polk, Bishop and General (biography), also many
contributions to med. journals and proceedings. 1st
lieut., U. S. A., Med. Reserve Corps; formerly 1st lieut.
art'y and ass't chief of art'y, Polk's Corps, Army of
Tennessee, C. S. A. Vestryman Trinity Corp'n, N. Y.
City. Pres. N. Y. Acad, of Medicine (1910-1914), Am.
Gynecol. Soc. (1896), N. Y. Obstet. Soc (1884); v.-p.
Continental Anglo-Am. Med. Soc. of Paris; mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, Southern Surg. & Gynecol. Ass'n, Harvey
Soc, Practitioners' Soc, Med. and Surg Soc, Med.
Soc. County of N. Y Am. Coll. of Surgeons. Internat.
Soc. of Surgerv. Society Obstetricale et Gvnerologie
of Paris, Royal Soc. of Medicine, England; Societe
Beige de Gynecologie et Obstetrique, Bruxxelles;
Congres Periodique Int. de Gynecologie et Obstetrique
et de Pediatric (one of the founders), Societe Inter-
nationale Chirurgique. A.A.A.S., Acad, of Polit. Sci-
ence, Am. Acad, of Polit. and Social Science. N. Y.
Acad, of Sciences. Am. Museum of Natural History,
N. Y. Zool. Soc, Civil Service Reform Ass'n. Soc of
the Cincinnati. Sons of the Revolution, Tennessee
Soc., Southern Soc. Am. Ass'n Highway Improvement,
Nat. Highway Protective Soc Clubs: Army and
N'avy (Washington, D. C), Aztec (pres.). Century
Ass'n. Metropolitan, Church. Address: 7 E. 36th St.,
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POLLAK, FRANCIS DEAK

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, March 5, 1876; s. Gustav and
Celia (Heilprin) Pollak; ed. Johns Hopkins Univ., 1892-
1893; Harvard Univ., A.B., summa cum laude, 1896, Co-
lumbia Univ., LL.B., 1899; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 4, 1901,
Inez Cohen; three children. Admitted to Bar of N. Y.
State, 1899; since then has practised law in association
with Sullivan & Cromwell, mem. firm since Jan. l, 1906.
Independent Democrat. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc,
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Clubs: Harvard, City, Reform.
Residence: 55 W. 73d St. Address: 49 Wall St., N. Y.
City.

POLLITZER, SIGMUND

Physician; b. Staten Island, N. Y., June 12, 1859; s.
Morris aind Anna (Kuh) Pollitzer; grad. Coll. City of
N. Y., B.A., 1879, M.A., 1882, Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Co-
lumbia), M.D., 1884; m. N. Y. City, 1893, Alice Kohn
(B.A. Barnard, 1893); children: Margaret, b. 1894; Aline,
b. 1896. Resided till 1872 in Beaufort, S. C; after grad-
uation in 1884, spent two years in med. work in Heidel-
berg, Berlin and Vienna. In the winter of 1885-1886
took part in Servian-Bulgarian War as surgeon, with
rank of major, in Servian Army; returning to N. Y.
City, 1886, engaged in practise of medicine for 3 years;
in 1889 went abroad again for special study, Hamburg,
London, Paris; since 1890 has been engaged In special
practise of dermatology. Author of about sixty papers
on subjects in the field of physiology and dermatology;
prof, dermatology, N. Y. Post-Grad. Med. Coll.; derma-
tologist to German Hosp. Dispensary; 1st lieut. Med.
Reserve Corps, U. S. A. Independent Democrat. Mem.
Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Acad. Medicine, Am. Dermatol.
Ass'n, Am. Ass'n of Pathologists and Bacteriologists.
Fellow A.A.A.S., Nat. Geog. Soc, Phi Beta Kappa Soc.
Clubs: National Democratic. Address: 51 E. 60th St.,
N. Y. City.

POLLOCK, HENRY W.

Lawyer, state senator; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 22, 1878; s.
Gustave and Antonia (Pachner) Pollock; ed. N. Y. pub-
lic schs. and Coll. City of N. Y. ; grad. Law Sen. Colum-
bia Univ.; m. Rochester, Nov. 27, 1913, Alma W. Black.
In active practise of law since admission to bar 1901;
mem. law firm Sternberg, Jaeobson & Pollock. Elected
state senator from 18th senatorial dist., 1910; re-
elected 1912. Democrat. Mem. N. Y. County Lawyers'
Ass'n, West End Ass'n. Clubs: Manhattan, Independ-
ent of West Side. Address: 235 Broadway, N. Y. City.

POLLOCK, HORATIO M.

Satistician, educator; b. Patria, Schoharie Co., N. Y.,
1868; s. Jesse W. and Mary W. (Daggett) Pollock;
grad. Cobleskill High Son., 1890; Union Coll., B.S., 1895
(commencement orator, mem. Sigma Xi) ; Leipzig Univ.,
Germany, A.M., Ph.D., 1897; m. Sept. 18, 1895, Georgiana
Shafer; children: Katherine E., b. 1896; Dorothy A., b.
1902; Carolyn Mary, b. 1904. Teacher of science and
German, Albany High Sch., 1897-1900; senior examiner
N. Y. State Civil Service Comm'n, 1900-1907; prof. Polit.
Science N. Y. State Normal Coll., 1907-1908; gen. sec.
of the Civic League of Albany, and editor Albany Citi-
zen, 1907-1911. Asso. editor American Education since
1905. Pres. N. Y. State Teachers' Bureau since 1908;
prof. History and Sociology Union Coll., 1908-1910.
Statistician, N. Y. State Hosp. Comm'n since 1911.
Studied and traveled two years in Europe. Author of
Modern Cities. Pres. and dir. N. Y. Eucation Co. Pres.
Civic League of Albany. Independent Democrat; Uni-
tarian. Mem. Sigma Xi, Phi Gamma Delta, Albany
Chamber of Commerce, Am. Statistical Ass'n, Nat. Mu-
nicipal League; trustee First Unitarian Soc. of Albany.
Recreation: Tennis. Address: 447 Manning Boulevard,
Albany, N. Y.

POMEROY, RALPH HAYWARD

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 12, 1867; s. Daniel and
Mary E. (Havward) Pomeroy; grad. Wesleyan Univ.,
B.A., cum laude, 1887, M.A., 1889; L. I. Coll. Hosp., M.D..
1889; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct., 1897, Isabella Maud
Lachlan; one d.: Leslie Weltha, b. 1898. Mem. Ps!
Upsilon fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Univer-
sity (Brooklyn). Address: 511 Nostrand Av., Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

POMEROY, ROBERT WATSON

Lawyer; <b. Auburn, N. Y., Feb. 24, 1868; s. Theodore
and Elizabeth Leach Watson; grad. Yale, A.B., 1891;
Harvard, LL.B., 1895; m. Cambridge, Mass., June 24,



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