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m. 1st, N. Y. City. 1888, Charlotte A. Smith (died
1891); 2d, Corinth, N. Y., 1896, Sarah F. Parks; chil-
dren: Edith, b. 1890; Marion Boardman, ib. 1898;
Henry Hazen, b. 1901. Civil and mining eng'r at Lake
Champlain mines, N. Y 18S2-1890; chief eng'r Caya-
dutta Elec. R'y, Gloversville, N. Y., 1892-1S94; in con-
sulting and gen. practice at Schenectady. N. Y., 1890-
1892; eng'r maintenance of way, Met. Street R'y Co.,
N. Y. City, 1894-1906. Made inspection and report on
magnetite ores, Island of Cuba, 1889; specialist on
street railway track construction and maintenance;
retired from active practise of profession 1906 to en-
gage in mfg business. Treas. Bishop Gutta Percha
Co.: pres. Otsego & Herkimer Railroad Co.; v.-p. Col-
liers Light, Heat & Power Co. Mem. Soc. Civil Engrs,
Exec. Com. N. Y. Alumni Ass'n Union Coll., Delta Phi
fraternity. Mason. Clubs: Engineers, N. Y. Rail-
road. Address: 159 Cottage Av., Mt. Vernon, X. Y.

REES, HENRY E.

Insurance official; b. Macon, Ga., April 29, 1857.
V.-p. Aetna Ins. Co. of Hartford; dir. Phcenix Nat.
Bank of Hartford. Clubs: Hartford, Hartford Golf,
Drug and Chemical (N. Y.), Capital City (Atlanta, Ga.).
Address: 670 Main St., Hartford, Conn.

REES, RUBY ALMEDA

Writer of sp'l articles and short stories, and news-
paper correspondent; b. Indianapolis, Ind.; d. Robert
H. and Caroline D. (Shipp) Rees; grad. Chicago
Female Coll., Morgan Park, 111. Presby'n; mem. Fifth
Av. Presby'n Ch. Founder and v.-p. of Daughters of
Indiana in N. Y.; mem. Stony Wold, Little Mothers'



Ai.l Ass'n, Rubenstein Soc, Dickens Fellowship, Nat.
Inst, of Social Sciences; patroness Astor Dances and
Cotillon Assemblies. Clubs: Woman's West End Re-
publican, Manhattan Study. Address: 117 W. S2d St.,
X. Y. City.

REESE, RICHMOND JAFFRAY

Lawyer; b. ronkers, N. \'., Deo. 1, 1S77; s. Jacob and
Clara (Jaffray) Reese; grad. N. Y. Univ., Ph.B., 1901;
LL.B., 1902; m. Angelique Hart. Admitted to Bar or
N. Y. State, 1903. Admitted to Bar, State of Conn.,
1910; also admitted to Federal Courts. Republican;
Episcopalian. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Delta Chi
fraternity; Mason, Knight Templar, Shriner; Mem.
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y'. State Bar Ass'n, Soc. of
Med. Jurisprudence; asso. mem. G. A. R. Club: Twi-
light (sec). Residence: 478 W. 145th St. Address:
64 Wall St., N. Y. City.

REESE, WILLIAM WILLIS

Real estate broker; b. West Philadelphia, Pa., Oct.
20, 1S6S; s. W. Henry and Mary A. (Willis) Reese;
prepared at St. Paul's Sch., Concord, N. H., and grad.
Columbia Univ., A.B., 1890, E.E., 1892; m. April 16,
1907, Augusta Bliss. Spent three years with Gen.
Electric Co., at Lynn, Mass., and Schenectady, N. Y.
Mem. firm Post & Reese, real estate brokers; dir. In-
ternat. Curtis Marine Turbine Co.; sec, treas. and dir.
Y'orkville Realty Co. Republican. Mem. Real Estate
B'd of Brokers. Mem. St. Nicholas Soc. Clubs: Union.
University, St. Anthony, Somerset Hills Country, Rid-
ing, Sleepy Hollow Country. Residence: 103 E. 37th
St. Address: 753 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

REEVE, WILLIAM EDGAR

Insurance official; lb. Springfield, N. J., 1871; s. Am-
brose B. and Ruth A. (Mather) Reeve; ed. public schs.,
Springfield, N. J.; m. 1893, Mamie, d. Oscar W. and
Mary E. (Kennedy) Tichenor, of Newark, N. J.; chil-
dren: Ralph T., b. April IS, 1899; Grace and Edgar
(twins), b. Jan. IS, 1901. Entered business at an
early age, in service of N. Y. Life Ins. Co., 18S8; after
four years' work in several dep'ts of home office,
by advice of mg'mt, took field agency, 1892. Has been
v.-p. $200,000 Club, composed of leading agents of
company, on several occasions. Served as mem. Park
Comm'n, at Westfield, N. J., and active in social and
church work. Congregationalist. Recreation: Out-
door sports. Residence: Westfield, N. J. Address: 115
Broadway, N. Y.

REEVES, ALFRED GANDY

Lawyer, author; b. Mill.ville, N. J., Dec. 3. 1859; s.
Smith and Martha B. (Tucker) Reeves; ed. Princeton.
A.B., 1SS4, A.M., 1887; Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1887; m.
Millville, N. J., Dec. 25, 1888, Josie B. Tucker. Ad-
mitted to N. Y. bar, 1887; prof, law, N. Y. Law Sch.,
1891. Author: Reeves' Cases on Wills, 1891; Reeves
on Real Property, Special Subjects, 1904. Republican.
Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar Citv of N. Y., Phi
Delta Phi. Club: Princeton. Residence: 14'8 St. John's
Place, Brooklyn. Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

REGAN, THOMAS J.

Lawyer, agent estate of William C. Whitney; b.
Boston, Mass., Jan. 27, 1874; s. Bartholomew and Jane
(Higgins) Regan; grad. De Da Salle Inst., N. Y. City;
N. Y. Univ., 1899; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 10, 1905, Aurora
Sala; children: Constance Sala, b. June 18, 1906; Jean
Sala, b. May 3, 190S; Howard Gordon Sala, b. Feb. 21,
1913. Was private sec. to late William C. Whitney;
sec, treas. and dir. Whitney Realty Co.; v.-p. and dir.
Metropolitan Magazine Co.; dir. Central Crosstown
R. R. Co., Columbia and Elec. Vehicle Co., Columbia
Automobile Co.; dir. 42d St. Manhattanville & St.
Nicholas Av. R. R. Co., Yaqui Land & Water Co.; v.-p.
Second Av. R. R. Co., N. Y. City, Atlantic Bid'g
Supply Co. Mem. N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n; v.-p.
and dir. Westchester Racing Ass'n. Recreations:
Saddle horses and dogs. Clubs: Phi Gamma Delta, N.
Y. Athletic. Residence: WesfJbury, L. I. Address:
165 Broadway, N. Y. City.
REHAN, ADA

Actress; b. Limerick, Ireland, April 22, 1860; ed. in
schools of Brooklyn, N. Y. Made first appearance at
Newark, N. J., in 1874, and during seasons 1875-1878
enacted nearly two hundred different characters in
Philadelphia, Louisville, Albany and Baltimore, play-
ing the heroines of Shakespeare, with Edwin Booth,
Lawrence Barrett, John McCullough, etc.: engaged by
Augustin Daly for his N. Y. theatre, 1879; afterward
played under his mg'mt in London, Berlin and Paris,
as well as in N. Y. City, gaining distinction by her
impersonations of "Katherine" (Taming of the
Shrew), "Rosalind" (As You Dike It), "Viola''
(Twelfth Night), "Lady Teazle" (School for Scandal),
etc. Recreations: Traveling, reading. Address: 164
W. 93d St., N. Y. City.



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REHN, FRANK KNOX MORTON

Artist; b. Philadelphia, April 12, 1848; s. Prof. Isaac
and Abigail Francis (Zelly) Rehn; ed. Pa. Acad. Fine
Arts; m. 1881, Margaret Selby, d. George C. Power, or
Philadelphia Painter of marines, landscapes and
portraits. Academician Nat. Acad. Design; mem. Am.
"Water Color Soc. Clubs: Lotos, Salmagundi. Address;
The Chelsea, W. 23d St., N. T. City.

REICH, JACQUES

Artist (portrait etcher); s. David and Rebecca
(Mittler) Reich; ed. Budapest, N. T., Philadelphia and
Paris; m. Moline, 111., Jan. 3. 1892, Dina. d. of Emil
Bellinger, of Frankfurt a M., Germany; children:
Oswald D., b. Oct. 14, 1'892; Walter B., b. May 7, 1894;
Herbert J., b. Oct. 25, 1900. Progressive. Mem. Kane
Lodge, No. 454, F. and A. M., N. Y. Address: New
Dorp, Staten Island, N. T.

REICHMANN, FRITZ

State sup't weights and measures; b. Austin, Texas,
Dec. 23, 1875; s. Fritz and Ellen (Schumann) Reich-
mann; grad. Univ. of Texas, C.E., E.E., M.S., Univ. of
Chicago, Ph.D.; fellow in physics, Univ. of Texas, fel-
low in physics, Univ. of Chicago; m. June 18, 1903,
Norfolk, Va., Edith Cheatham; one d.: Frances, b.
1906. Teacher,. Univ. of Texas, Univ. of Chicago,
Western Reserve 'Univ.; consulting physicist for vari-
ous corp'ns; now State sup't weights and measures
of N. T. Mem. A. A. A. S.; Am. Physical Soc, Phi
Gamma Delta and Nu Alpha fraternities; Phi Beta
Kappa 'Soc. Address: 69 N. Pine Av., Albany, N. T.

REICK, WILLIAM CHARLES

Newspaper prop'r; b. Philadelphia, 'Sept. 29, 1864;
s. Charles William and Margaret (Turner) Reick; ed.
in Philadelphia and prepared for Harvard; m. Bur-
lington, N. J., Dec. 4, 1894, Carrie L. Ridgway. Began
newspaper work in Philadelphia in 1883; editor of
London and Paris editions of the N. T. Herald, 1888-
1889; city editor N. T. Herald, 1889-1903; pres. N. Y.
Herald Co., 1903-1906; formerly pres. Public Ledger
Co. of Philadelphia, and one of principal owners N.
T. Times, now publisher of N. Y. Sun. Decorated by
German Emperor, 2d class Order of the Grown of
Prussia, 1908. Episcopalian. Club: Metropolitan.
Residence: 1014 Madison Av. Address: 170 Nassau
St., N. Y. City.

REID, DANIEL GRAY

Banker, mf'r, railroad official; b. Richmond, Ind.,
Aug. 1, 1858; ed. in public schools of native city. Be-
gan business career as clerk in Second National Bank
of Richmond, and later became a director and v.-p. of
same. Became interested in manufacture of tin plate,
1892; was made pres. Am. Tin Plate Co. in 1898 and
removed to Chicago; assisted in org'n of U. S. Steel
Corp'n and removed to N. Y. City 1900; now dir. of
that corp'n; became interested in Chicago, Rock
Island & Pacific R'y Co. 1900; now chm'n b'd of direc-
tors and actively engaged in promoting interests of
that company; also v.-p. of two national banks and
dir. in several others. Residence: 875 Fifth Av. Ad-
dress: 14 Wall St., N. Y. City.

REID, OGDEN MILLS

Capitalist; s. Whitelaw and Elizabeth (Mills) Reid;
grad. Tale Univ., 1904; m. Helen M. Rogers. Mem.
Delta Kappa Ass'n. Clubs: Racquet and Tennis,
Knickerbocker, Union, Brook, N. T. Athletic, Union
League, Aero. Address: 7 W. 51st St., N. Y. City.

REID, ROBERT

Artist; b. Stockbridge, (Mass., 1862; s. Jared and
Louise (Dwight) Reid; ed. Museum Fine Arts, Boston,
as student and ass't instr., 1880-1884; Art Students'
League, 1885; at Paris four years to 1889; since then
in N. Y. City; for several years instr. Art Students'
League and Cooper Inst. Executed mural paintings at
World's Columbian Exp'n, Chicago, 1893; Cong. Li-
brary at Washington and Boston State House, Ap-
pellate Court, N. Y. City; Paulist Fathers' Ch., and
many other public and private buildings. Awarded
medals at Chicago 1893, Buffalo 1901, and St. Louis
1904; gold medal for decoration, Paris, 1900; silver,
1900; Clark prize Nat. Acad. Design, 1897; 1st Hall-
garten prize, Nat. Acad. Design, 1898. Mem. Ten
Am. Painters Nat. Acad, of Design. Clubs: The Play-
ers, Fencers, Lambs. Address: 16 Gramercy Park,
N. Y. City.

REID, ROBERT RAYMOND

Lawyer; b. Fla , Nov. 8, 1866; s. Robert Raymond
and Mary Catherine (Benet) Reid; ed. Macon, Ga., Pio
N<ono Coll., A.B., 1886. Admitted to bar, State of
Oregon, 1895; State of N. Y., 1903. With Florida
Southern R. R., 1889; Fire Ins. Agency in Florida until



1891; Equitable Life Assurance Soc. in Oregon, 1891-
1899; asso. gen. agent Northwestern Mutual Life Ins.
Co., Portland, Oregon, 1899-1902; transferred to X. Y.
City 1902 and established an agency, since which
time has been mg'r. Pres. N. Y. Ass'n of Agents of
the Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co 1904; pres.
Ass'n of Agents of the Northwestern Life Ins. Co.,
1911. Clubs: St. Nicholas, Ardslev. Residence: St.
Nicholas Club. Address: 52 Broadway, N. Y. City.

REID, WALTER C.

Mg'r Lincoln Safe Deposit Co.; b X. Y. City, Mav-
lS, 1859; s. Walter and Sarah A. (Westervelt) Reid;
ed. N. Y. City public schools; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 15,
1884, Kate Bishop; children: Ethel B., b. 1885; Walter
L., b. 1SS7; Katherine W., b. 1889; Annabelle F., b.
1899. Began business life at 16 as florist with father,
afterward ranching in Colorado. Since 1880 in stor-
age business in N. Y. City; 30 years with Lincoln
Safe Deposit Co. of N. Y. as clerk, sup't and gen.
mg'r; also pres. Bowling Green Storage & Van Co.;
v.-p. Harlem Storage Warehouse Co., N. Y. City. For-
merly school trustee Dist. No. 1, Town of East-
chester, Westchester Co., N. Y. Mem. School Consoli-
dation Comm'n, City of Mt. Vernon, arranging for
consolidation of all districts forming city of Mt.
Vernon; school trustee Mt. Vernon; Alderman First
Ward, city of Mt. Vernon, one term; declined re-
nomination; nominated for Mayor, but defeated by
Dem. candidate. Republican. Was first treas. Am.
Soc. Refrigerating Eng'rs. Treas. Am. Warehouse-
men's Ass'n; v -p. N. Y. (State) Furniture Warehouse-
men's Ass'n, N. Y. State Safe Deposit Ass'n, Alumni
Ass'n Public Sen. No. 26 (N. Y.) ; mem. Nat. Geog.
Soc. Identified with early development of Vernon
Heights section of city of Mt. Vernon; one of organ-
izers and 1st sec. East Side Improvement Ass'n of
Mt. Vernon. Address: 44 Vernon Av., Mt. Vernon,
N. Y.

REID, WILLARD PLACIDE

Lawyer, banker; b. Babylon, L. I., April 24, 1862; s.
John R. and Angie (Davis) Reid; ed. Albany Acad.,
Columbia Law Sen., LL.B., 18S5; m. N. Y. City, 1891,
Ada Kitching. Mem. Dem. State Com. from 1st Dist.,
1896-1898. Trustee Babylon Library Ass'n. Mem.
Manufacturers' Ass'n, Met. Museum of Art. Recrea-
tions: Golf, automobiling. Clubs: Brooklyn, Crescent,
National Arts, South Shore Field, Babylon Yacht,
Dyker Meadow Golf, Long Island Automobile. Resi-
dence: Crescent Av., Babylon, L. I. Address: 27 Pine
St., N. Y. City.

REIGART, JOHN FRANKLIN

Public school principal; b. Lancaster Pa., 1863; s.
Rev. Samuel W. (D.D.) and Annie E. (Hodgson)
Reigart; grad. Dickinson Coll., A.B., 1889; studied also
at Clark Univ. and Columbia Univ.; m. 1892, Lily M.
Mifflin; children: Katherine, b. 1893; Elizabeth, b.
1897; Frances, b. 1905. Formerly principal high school,
Chester, Pa.; prof, psychology and method. Teachers'
Coll., N. Y. City; sup't Ethical Culture Sch., N. Y.
City. Lecturer on pedagogy, N. Y. Univ. and Univ.
of Cincinnati; principal Public Sch. 89 (boys), Man-
hattan; principal Public Sch. 2, -Manhattan- principal
Public Sch. 166, Manhattan. Address: 31 Euclid Av.,
Yonkers, N. Y.

REILEY, DE WITT V. D.

Lawyer; b. New Brunswick, N. J., May 10, 1866; s.
De Witt T. B. and Katherine V. B. (Campbell) Reiley;
grad. Rutgers Coll., A.B., 1886; m. Flatbush, L. I., May
21, 1891, Sarah B. Strong. Engaged in general prac-
tice of law in N. Y. City. Sec. and dir. College Heights
Land Co. of Niagara Falls; v.-p. and dir. Empire Key-
stone Improvement Co.; dir. F. B. Norris Building Co.,
Davis-Bournonville Co. Republican; mem. (Dutch)
Reformed Church. Mem. Delta Phi fraternity. Club:
University (Brooklyn). Residence: 2022 Church Av.,
Brooklyn. Address: 160 Broadway, N. Y. City.

REILLY, EDWARD JAMES

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 26, 1882; s. John
William and Helen (MacAlplne) Reilly; ed. Boys' High
School, Brooklyn, and St. Lawrence Univ., LL.B., 1903;
m. Brooklyn, N. Y., April 24, 1907, Elizabeth Bernadine
Skelley. Has handled some of the largest criminal
trials in Brooklyn since admittance to the bar, as well
as handling intricate constitutional law questions.
Nullified the right of Soc of Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals to collect and impose dog taxes, proving law
unconstitutional. Mem. Kings County Dem. Law Com.
Veteran, 3d Battery, N.G.N.Y. Democrat; Catholic.
Amateur actor; speaker. Mem. Kings County Bar
Ass'n, St. Patrick's Soc. Recreations: Horses, golf,
motor boats. Clubs: Brooklyn, Cathedral (founder),



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Cottage, Monroe, "Old Hickory," Emerald, Kings
County Dem., Sea Cliff Yacht, Hempstead -Motor Boat.
Address: 376 Fulton St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

REILLY, JOHN LIGUORI

Clergyman; b. Albany, N, Y.. .May 25, 1853; s. John
and Rose (O'Neill) Reilly; attended Christian Bros.
Acad., Albany, N. Y., 1S61-1S6S: Niagara Univ., 1868-
1874; St. Joseph's Prov. Sem., Troy, X. v., 1S74-1S78;
Niagara Univ., A.B. 1878, A.M. 1881, LL.D. 1906. Or-
dained priest June 10, 1S76; ass't priest In Adiron-
dacks, 1S76; ass't priest St. John's Ch., Syracuse, N. Y.,
1S76-1877; Cathedral, Albany, 1S77, first as ass't priest,
subsequently sec. and chancellor. Diocese of Albany;
pastor St. James' Ch., Cazenovia, N. Y., 1882-1885; pas-
tor St. John's Ch., Schenectady. N. Y., since Jan., 1SS6;
made dean of Schenectady, Montgomery, Fulton and
Schoharie Counties in Diocese of Albany, 1904; domes-
tic prelate, with title of Right Reverend Monsignor by
Pope Pius X., on petition of Right Reverend Bishop
Burke, 1904; mem. b'd of mg'rs of Western House of
Refuge; mem. b'd of mg'rs Hosp. Ass'n of City of
Schenectady; chaplain Schenectady Police and Fire
Dep'ts; mem. Chamber of Commerce of city of Schenec-
tady, Knights of Columbus. Humane Soc., Schenectady
Charities Ass'n (chm'n Com. on Dependent Children).
Address: Schenectady, N. Y.

REILLY, THOMAS F.

Physician; t>. Easton, Pa., May 30, 1S71; s. Thomas
and Hannah (Duffy) Reilly; ed. Lafayette Coll.
(special hon. oration, 1893), Ph.B., M.S., 1896, Belle-
vue Hosp. Med. Coll., M.D., 1896; m. N. Y. City, Jan.
8, 1907, Anna Gorman. House physician N. Y. City
Hosp., 1896-1897. Practising medicine since 1896;
ass't attending physician Harlem Hosp., consulting
physician, Portchester Hosp., chm'n Section of Phar-
macology and Therapeutics, Am. Med. Ass'n, 1906;
pres. Celtic Med. Soc, 1904-1905; Manhattan Clinical
Med. Soc, Harlem Med. Soc, Valentine Mott, City
Hosp. Alumni. Prof, applied therapeutics, Med. Dep't,
Fordham Univ. Has traveled extensively in Europe
and America; post-graduate work in Germany, 1906.
Democrat; Roman Catholic. Author: Text Books on
Med. Economics. Mem. Am. Therapeutic Soc, Soc.
of Med. Economics, N. Y. State Med. Ass'n; N. Y.
County Ass'n, Am. Med. Ass'n, Harlem Med. Ass'n,
Valentine Mott Med. Soc. (pres.), City Hospital Alumni
Med. Soc. (pres.), Celtic Manhattan Med. Soc. (v.-p.),
Guild St. Luke (sec). Address: 220 W. 139th St., N.
Y. City.

REINERS, HERMAN

Capitalist; b. Bremen, Germany, 1852; s. John and
Margaret Reiners. Pres., treas. and dir. H. and t-
Reiners, Inc.; v.-p. and dir. Seventh Av. Realty Co.
and of Haaren & Meinker, Inc., N. Y. City. Address:
680 Wllloughby Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

REINHARDT, CHARLES WILLIAM

Artist and technical illustrator; b. Besigheim, Ger-
many, Mar. 21, 1858; s. Simon and Karoline (Wucherer)
Reinhardt; ed. common and Latin Schools, Vaihingen
on Enz and Teachers' Prep. Sch. and Sem. at E's-
slingen, Germany; m. San Antonio, Tex., Feb. 13, 1888,
Frances Dennier; children: Hilda, b. 1889; Charles,
b. 1892; Edna, b. 1898; William, b. 1903; Arthur, b.
1905. Author: Lettering for Draftsmen, Engineers
and Students, 1896 (now in 3Sth thousand); Technic
of Mechanical Drafting; Preparation of Drawing and
other Illustrations for Phcto-Reproduction. Chief
draftsman Engineering News for 20 years. Republi-
can; mem. Nazarene Church (local preacher). Ad-
dress: 120 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

REISINGER, HUGO

Importer and exporter of general merchandise; 0.
Wiesbaden, Germany, Jan. 29, 1856; s. Dr. Franz
Reisinger; grad. Royal Gymnasium at Wiesbaden,
Germany, A . M. (honoris causa), Columbia Univ.,
1911; m. St. Louis, Feb. 10, 1890, Bdmee Busch; chil-
dren: Curt H., b. 1891 (grad. Harvard Univ., 1912);
Walter F., b. 1S93. One of largest importers of this
country, visiting Europe yearly. Hon. comm'r to
Europe for St. Louis World's Fair, 1904. Lutheran.
Comd'r of Order of Prussian Crown, comd'r of Order
and Star of Order of Merit of St. Michael, Privy-
councillor of Prince Regent of Bavaria. Protector of
art, owns cne of finest collections of modern paint-
ings in U. S. Hon. fellow for life, Metropolitan
Museum of Art (N. Y.), and Copley Soc. (Boston).
V.-p. and chm'n visiting Com. of Germanic Museum,
Harvard Univ., Cambridge. V.-p. Germanistic Soc. of
N. Y.; trustee Deutschts Museum, Munich, Germany;
mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce. Recreations:
Driving, riding, automobiling, golf. Clubs: Nat. Arts,



Garden City Golf, Englewood Country, German, Ball-
road, Lotos, Automobile of America, Imperial Auto-
mobile (Germany). Residence: 993 Fifth Av. Ad-
dress: 11 Broadway, N. Y. City.

REIST, HENRY G.

Mechanical eng'r; b. Mt. Joy, Pa.; s. Henry B. and
Catharine Siegrist (Gerbtr) Reist; grad. Lehigh Univ.,
M.E.; m. S. Hanover, Mass., Aug., 1907, Margaret E.
Breed. Ass't sup't Foundry & Machine Works, Har-
risburg, 1889; with Thompson Houston and Gen. Elec-
trlc Co., since 1889. In charge of construction and
design of alternating current machinery built by
company, since 1'894; during this time designed much
more important of world's machinery used for elec-
tric power generation and transmission. Republican.
Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, A.A.A.S. Fellow Am.
Inst. Elec Eng'rs; mem. Phi Gamma Delta Soc, Tau
Beta Pi (hon. eng'ring) Soc; pres. Schenectady
County Hi3t. Soc. Recreations: Traveling, photog-
raphy, horticulture. Cluos; Mohawk, Mohawk Golf.
Residence: 110 Avon Road. Address: Gen. Electric
Co., Schenectady, N. Y.

REMENSNYDER, JUNIUS BENJAMIN

Clergyman; b Staunton, W. Va.; s. John Junius and
Susan M. (Bryan) Remensnyder; grad. Pa. Coll. A.M.,
Gettysburg, Lutheran Theol. Sem., D.D., Newberry Coll.,
S.C., LL.D., N. Y. Univ.; m. Philadelphia, Pa., June 28,
1870, Emma L. Wagner; children: Ralph Junius,
Mabel Louise. Paster St. John's Lutheran Ch., Lewis-
town, Pa., 1865-1867; St. Luke's Lutheran Ch., Phila-
delphia, Pa., 1867-1874; Lutheran Ch. of the Ascension,
Savannah, Ga., 1874-1880; St. James Lutheran Ch., N.
Y. City, since 1881. Pres. Gen. Synod of Lutheran Oh.
in U. S., since 1911. Author: Heavenward; Doom
Eternal; Moses and the Creation Narratives; The
Lutheran Manual; Luther, Life and Personality;
Atonement and Modern Thought; Mysticism; The Post
Apostolic Age; The Problem of Life; A Study of
Eucken, etc. Mem. Am. Bible Soc; pres. Am. Church
Peace Comm'n, etc. Clubs: Sigma Chi (pres.), Inter-
denominational Clerical, Koinonla, Lutheran Clerical.
Address: 900 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

REMINGTON, FRANKLIN

Contractor; b. Utica, N. Y., 1866; s. Samuel and
Flora (Carver) Remington; was 4 years at prep, sch.,
Weybridge, Surrey, England, 4 years at St. Paul's
Sch., Concord, N. H., 4 years Harvard Univ., B.A.,
1S87; m. N. Y. City, May 6, 1902, Maude Howard
Willits. After graduation traveled for 1 year; then
went into contracting business in Chicago, 111. Or-
ganized a typewriter company and was interested in
it for several years; in 1902 came to N. Y. City and
organized The Foundation Co., an eng'ring con-
struction company, making specialty of foundations
for high buildings, bridges, piers, etc., of which is
pres.; also pres. of The Waterproofing Co. Republican;
Episcopalian. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Harvard, Rail-
road. Seawanhaka Yacht. Address: 115 Broadway, N.
Y. City.

REMINGTON, HARVEY FOOTE

Lawyer; b. Henrietta, N. Y., June 28, 1863; s. Will-
iam T. and Sarah A. (Foote) Remington; ed. Geneseo
State Normal Sch., Law [Dep't Union Univ., LL.B. ; m.
Caledonia, N. Y., May 28, 1889, Agnes Brodie; chil-
dren: William Brodie, b. 1890; Thomas H., b. 1891;
Agnes, b. 1893; Harvey F., t>. 1895; John Warner, b.
1897; Harriet, b. 1898; Francis Kirk, b. 1902. Prac-
tising law at Rochester. N. Y.; dir. and attorney
Bastian Brothers Co.; sec. and dir. Maplewood Ceme-
tery Co., Baptist Home of Monroe Co., West Brighton
Chapel Soc, and dir. and att'y of other corp'ns.
Supervisor, school comm'r, ass't corporation counsel,
Judge Municipal Court, Rochester, N. Y. Republican.
Baptist (officer in church); a trustee of the N. Y.
Baptist State Conv. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n,
Rochester Bar Ass'n, Rochester Hist. Soc; pres.
Rochester Chapter S. A. R., N. Y. Geneal. and Biog.
Soc, Soc. of Colonial Wars. Summer home: Strath-
more Farm, Mumford, N. Y. Address: 911-914 Wilder
Bld'g, Rochester, N. Y.

REMSEN, DANIEL SMITH

Lawyer; b. Tecumseh, Mich., July 4, 1853; ed. Mich.
Univ. Law Sch.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 20, 1882,
Louise Bostwick Townsend; children: Allen Halsey,
Frances Louise, Gerard Townsend. Practising law
N. Y. City, since 1878; for several years associated
with late Austin Abbott: in partnership with Frank
H. Parsons, under Remsen & Parsons, since 1888.
Dir. Westchester Trust Co. Author: Interstate Suc-
cession in State of N. Y. (Baker, Voorhis & Co.);
Primary Elections, a Study of Methods for Improving
Party Org'n (Putnams), 1894; The Preparation and



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Contest of Wills (Baker, Voorhis & Co.), 1907; Post-
Mortem Use of Wealth (Putnams), 1911. Congre-
gationalism Mem. N. T. State Bar Ass'n. Trustee N.
T. Kindergarten Ass'n. Club: Hamilton (Brooklyn).
Residence: 34 Sidney Place, Borough of Brooklyn. Ad.
dress: 60 Wall St., N. T. City.

REMY, ALFRED

Philologist and musical critic; b. Elberfeld, Ger-
many, March 16, 1870; s. Jacob and Elizabeth
(Wilckes) Remy; ed. Johanneum (Hamburg), 1879-
1880; Gymnasium (Coesfeld), 1880-1882; Coll City of
N. T., A.B., 1890; Columbia Univ., A.M., 1904; private
pupil of B. O. Klein in theory of music and piano,
1890-1896; m. Brooklyn May 29, 1902, Egbertina Wil-
terdink (pianiste); children: Walter, b. 1904; Evelyn,
b. 1907. Music critic. Vogue, 1895-1897; musical editor



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