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Looker-On, 1895-1897; prof, counterpoint and compo-
sition Internat. Conservatory, 1895-1897; lecturer on
history of music, N. Y. Coll. of Music, 1896-1898;
prof. Greek, Seton Hall Coll., S. Orange, N. J., 1897-
1898; prof, modern languages, Commercial High Sen.,
Brooklyn, 1S99-1911; High Sch. of Commerce since
1911. University Extension lecturer. In charge or
Dep't of Music, New Internat. Encyclopedia from
1901, musical editor International Tear Book since
1905. Contb'r to philological and musical Journals
since 1895. Translator of German Classics of the 18th
and 19th centuries. Author: Alarcons Novelas Cor-
tas Escogidas; Spanish Prose Composition. Indepen-
dent ui politics. Mem. Modern Language Ass'n of
AmeriRa.. Recreations: Wheeling, swimming, boat-
ing. Address: Bronxville, N. T.

RENKEN, FREDERICK

Importer; b. Bremerhaven, Germany, April 4 1857-
s. Wilhelm (ship owner and dir. Bremer Bank Verein)
and Caroline Renken; ed. Bremerhaven: grad Real-
schule I. Ordnung; served one year as vol. In German
army (art'y); qualified for officer in reserve; m.
Brooklyn, N. Y., April 17, 1894, Lillie A. Ruger- chil-
dren: Hilda, b. 1895; Carla, b. 1898. Made numerous
trips to Europe, especially France, Germany and Swit-
zerland, also most all important cities of U. S. V.-p.
and sole representative in U. S. of the Mumm Cham-
pagne & Importation Co. of N. Y.; trustee Germania
Savings Bank of Kings County, Brooklyn. Democrat;
Lutheran. Mem. German Soc, Germanistic Soc, Ger-
man Hosp. Mem. Arbitration Com. of N. Y. Chamber
of Commerce. Recreations: Walking, music, opera.
Clubs: Montauk, Germania, Riding and Driving, Dem-
ocratic (Brooklyn), Deutscher Verein, German Lieder-
kranz (N. Y.). Residence: 572 First St., Brooklyn.
Address: 35 W. 39th St., N. Y. City.

RENO, JESSE WILFORD

Engineer, inventor; b. Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. Aug
4, 1861; s. Major-Gen. Jesse L. (U S A.) and Jlary
(Cross) Reno; ed. Lehigh Univ., grad. 1883; sp'l stu-
dent as mining eng'r (Bachelor of Metallurgy Lehigh
Univ.); m. Jan. 15, 1901, Marie H. Snowman. En-
gaged in mining and metallurgy in Colo., 1885-1890-
electric r'y expert for Thomson-Houston Co. and Edi-
son Co., 1890-1SO1; invented inclined elevator or mov-
ing stairway, 1892; consulting eng'r for Otis Elevator
Co. Republican. Has written technical articles in
Eng'ring News, Railroad Gazette, Electrical World
and Eng'ring and Mining Journal. Mem. Am. Inst
Mining Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Franklin Inst!
of Philadelphia. Club: Engineers. Residence: 684
St. Nicholas Av. Address: 553 W. 33d St., N. Y. City.

RENSHAW, ALFRED HOWARD

Civil eng'r; b. Staten Island, N. Y., Nov. 24 1861-
s. William and Emma (Conine) Renshaw, both of
Baltimore, Ml; ed. in France, Germany and at Rens-
selaer Poly. Inst., Troy, N. Y., C E 1883; m. 1st, Troy,
N. Y., Oct. 25, 1885, Lucy Jennings Price; 2d, Balti-
more, Md., April 20, 1899, Lucy Braxton Hopkins;
children: Howard Price, Paul, Alfred, Elizabeth Price
Lewis Hopkins, Lucy Howard, Palmer C. R. Inventor
and mf'r of railroad devices. Partner in firm of Bur-
den, Renshaw & Co., N. Y. Pres. and dir Trojan Car
Coupler Co. and Standard Signal Co.; dir. Security
Trust Co. Pres. and dir. Federal Signal Co. Major
and eng'r, 3d Brigade, N.G.N.Y., 1899-1904. Inde-
pendent in politics. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Nat.
Geog. Soc. Trustee Rensselaer Poly. Inst.; mem. Delta
Phi fraternity. Clubs: Union, N. Y. Yacht Residence:
Noroton. Conn. Address: 103 Park Av., N. Y. City.

RENWICK, EDWARD BREVOORT

Mechanical eng'r; b. N. Y. City, April 21, 1863; s.
Edward Sabin and Alice (Brevoort) Renwick; grad
Stevens Inst., Hoboken, N. J.. M.E., 1884; m. Flushing,
Aug. 2, 1900, 'Emily Dilworth Hicks. Pres. St. Denis
Co.; dir. Milburn Electric Co.; sec. and dir. Brooklawn
Co. of N. Y. Helped organize First Naval Battalion,



N. Y., and served six years in same, last four as an
officer (received sharpshooters' decoration). Mem.
Met. Museum of Art, Am. Museum of Natural History,
St. Nicholas Soc. Recreations: Travel, hunting. Club:
Union. Address: 19 Park Place, N. Y. City.

REVELL, FLEMING HEWITT

Publisher; b. Chicago, 111.; s. Fleming H. and Emma
C. (Wanning) Revell; ed. Chicago public schools; m.
Josephine B. Barbour; children: Fleming H., Jr., Eliza-
beth (Mrs. George B. McCallum). Entered publishing
and editorial profession on own account in 1869 and
has continued in it ever since; now pres. Fleming H.
Revell Co., publishers, New York, Chicago and Lon-
don. Republican in national politics. Trustee N. Y.
Life Ins. Co., Northfield Seminary, Wheaton Coll.; dir.
N. Y. City Y. M. C. A., Home B'd Missions Presby'n
Church, Am. Tract Soc. Recreations: Equestrian,
travel, fishing. Residence: Riverdale-on-Hudson.
Address: 158 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

REXFORD, CHARLES M.

Physician and surgeon; b. Watertown, N. Y., April
23, 1855; s. Chas. C. and Mary Ann (Hammond) Rex-
ford; ed. Watertown city schools; Cornell Univ., A.B.,
1878; Med. Dep't Univ. City of N. Y., M.D., 1881; m.
Watertown, Sept., 1879, Emma A. Smith. Has prac-
tised medicine steadily in Watertown from gradua-
tion; was coroner, 1883-1889. Travelled in Europe,
1897. Pres., dir. and mg'r Watertown City Nat. Bank;
v.-p. and dir. Remington-Martin Paper Co. Republi-
can. Trustee 1st Presby'n Ch. Mem. Watertown Med.
Soc, Jefferson Co. Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc.
Trustee, sec. and treas. R. P. Flower Memorial Li-
brary; for the last fifteen years, retiring in June, 1906,
mem. Watertown City School B'd. Recreation: Spends
two months each summer at Star Lake, Adirondacks.
Address: 234 Massey Av., Watertown, N. Y.

REYNOLDS, D. A.

Pres. Great Eastern Telephone Co.; b. in Isabella
Co., Mich., April 21, 1854; s. John and Catharine
(Grove) Reynolds; theirs was the third white family
to settle in that country; father was lumberman and
sawmill owner; became, at 16, partner with his
father, who died the following year; attended school
ten months and passed examination for teaching; m.
1874, Seruah E. Vincent; children: Egbert A., b. 1875;
Loyal Ward, b. 1881; Irah Alice, b. 1892. Engaged in
farming until 1882, then spent 14 years editing news-
papers and also conducting extensive job printing and
real estate business. In 1896-1S97. with eleven towns-
men, representing the Lansing (Mich.) B'd of Trade,
organized a telephone company and built the Lansing
Telephone Exchange, of which made a notable suc-
cess, afterward organizing a company at Jackson,
Mich., and afterward others, and has assisted in
securing 19 franchises for independent companies and
is a stockholder in 21 independent companies. Pres.
and dir. Coast Line Telephone Co., Great Eastern Tele-
phone Co.; v.-p. and mg'r State Line Telephone Co.;
treas. N. Y. Electric Lines Co. and Iron Telephone Co.
Independent Democrat; -was chosen at a conference in
1S96 to form a union between the Independents, Free
Silver Republicans and Democrats of Michigan, and
successfully accomplished it, and was made chm'n of
the joint executive committee, having charge of the
first Bryan campaign in that State. Address: 2 Rector
St., N. Y. City.

REYNOLDS, JACKSON E.

Lawyer; b. Woodstock, 111., Jan. 20, 1S73; s. James
N. and Myra H. (Giddings) Reynolds; grad. Leland
Stanford Junior Univ., A.B., 1896; Law Dep't Columbia
Univ., LL.B., 1899; m. Livermore, Calif., May 21, 1903,
Marion D. Taylor. Instr. in law, Leland Stanford
Junior Univ., 1S99-1900: ass't prof, law, same. 1900-
1901; mg'r clerk for Robert W. de Forest, N. Y. City,
1901-1902; ass't to gen. counsel of Central R. R. of
N. J., 1903-1904. Lecturer on Law of Agency, Law of
Bailments, Law of Carriers and Law of Public Service
Corporations, 1903-1906, at Columbia Univ. Law Dep't.
Ass't gen. counsel Central R. R. Co. of N. J. and the
Lehigh & Wilkes-Barre Coal Co., 1905-1906; gen. att'y
of same since 1906. Appt'd asso. prof, of law by
trustees of Columbia Univ. March, 1913. Dir. Newark
Warehouse Co., Manhattan Lighterage Co.. Provi-
dencia Mining & Milling Co. Democrat; Presbv'n.
Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi. Address: 143
Liberty St., N. Y. City.

REYNOLDS, JAMES BRONSON

Lawyer; b. Kiantone, N. Y., March 17. 1S61; s.
William T. and Sarah M. (Painter) Reynolds, both
descendants of old New England families; ed. in
village sch. at North Haven, Hopkins Grammar Sch..
New Haven, Conn., Yale, A.B., 1884, Yale Divinity



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Sch., 1S8S; post-grad, work in Paris and Berlin, fel-
low sociology, Columbia graduate in law course of
N. Y. Law Sch.: m. London, England, 1S9S, Florence
Blanchard Dike, of X. V. City. As official repre-
sentative of the Coll., Y. M. C. A. of America; visited
Great Britain and the European continent, 1889-1893,
at same time studying the problems of social re-
form; returned to U. S., 1893, and became head
worker of the University Settlement, X. Y. City, 1894.
Was active worker on Com. of Seventy in 1893, and
served on many of its working corns.; one of com. of
City Club, appt'd in Fall of 1896 to prepare for cam-
paign of 1S97, and chm'n Exec. Com. of Citizens'
Union in campaign of 189"; mem. Tenement House
Comm'n' appt'd by Gov. Roosevelt, 1900; sec. to Mayor
Low, 1902-1903; special adviser to President Koose-
velt on municipal affairs of the District of Columbia.
19O0-190S; mem. Special Presidential Comm'n to In-
vestigate the Chicago Stock Yards in 1906; chm'n of
special comm'n appt'd by the President to investi-
gate labor and building conditions in the Isthmus of
Panama. Ass't Dist Att'y N. Y. County, 1910-1913.
Counsel to Am. Vigilance Ass'n. Mem. Municipal
Art Soc. and Nat. Municipal Reform League. Clubs:
Century, City, National Arts. Address: 151 Central
Park West, X. Y. City.

REYNOLDS, JOHN A.

Merchant; b. Oneonta, N. Y., Sept. 3, 1S72; s. George
and Emily C. (Allen) Reynolds; grad. Oneonta High
Sch., 1S90, Oneonta Normal Sch., 1893; attended Am-
herst Coll. and Harvard Univ; m. Oneonta, Oct., 1904,
Eva B. Keyes. Sole owner John A. Reynolds, mer-
chant. Has traveled considerably; was in Europe
several times, also in Egypt, Holy Land, Greece, S.
America and Central America. Progressive Repub-
lican. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Recre-
ation: Automob:ling. Clubs: Albany, Fort Orange.
Residence: 88 Willett St. Address: Broadway and
Madison Aw, Albany, N. Y.

RHINELANDER, T. J. OAKLEY

Lawyer and mg'r of family estates; b. N. Y. City,
June 5, 1858; s. William and Matilda (Oakley) Rhine-
lander; mem. of old and distinguished Hugenot
family; g.-s. on mother's side of Judge Oakley; grad.
Columbia, A.B., 1878; m. N. Y. City, 1894, Edith
Cruger Sands (of well known Cruger-Sands families);
one son: Philip Rhinelander, 2d. Admitted to N. Y.
Bar as att'y and counselor 1881. V.-p., dir. and
trustee Rhinelander Real Estate Co.; mg'r William
Rhinelander Real Estate Office. Mem. for 14 years
of Co. K, 7th Reg't. N.G.N. Y. Trustee of the N. Y.
Infant Asylum. V.-p. Delta Phi Alumni Ass'n; treas.
Huguenot Soc; mem. Soc. Colonial Wars. Sons of
Revolution, St. Nicholas, Colonial Order, Soc. Foreign
Wars, Soc. of 1S12. Clubs: Union. Metropolitan,
Country, Badminton of N. Y. (pres.), Turf and Field.
Summer address: Schonburg Castle, Oberwesel-on-
Rhine, Germany. Address: 31 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

RHOADES, HENRY ECKFORD

Officer U. S. Navy; 'b. N. Y. City, June 15, 1844; s.
Henry E. (chief eng'r U. S. N.) and Caroline (Bensel)
Rhoades; descendant of Zachariah Rhoades, who set-
tled in Rehoboth, Mass., after arrival of Mayflower
party and was friend and asso. of Roger Williams,
grand-nephew of Zachariah Rhoades, who was app'd
lieut. in Navy, Oct., 1798, and of William Rhoades, a.
carpenter in Navy, who resigned to accept an apptm't
bv Turkey of constructor of dry docks; ed. in public
schools and Polv. Inst; m. Middlebury, Conn., Dec.
28, 1869, Sarah M. Stone; children: Rev. Winfred
Chesney Rhoades. b. 1870, Mrs. Eleanor Louise Van
Horsen, b. 1874. Served as an officer of the Navy in
Civil War, later in the Asiatic, Pacific and Home
squadrons: went to Arctic regions in 1873, associated
with De Long, Chipp and others in search of the
"Polaris" castaways, and found and developed three
bituminous coal veins on northern coast of Island
of Disco, Greenland; becoming invalidated for duty
was put on the retired list of the Navy, Dec. 30, 1874.
While on retired list engaged in journalism and was
on editorial staff of N. Y. Tribune, and was editor
of the Tribune Almanac for several years: until em-
ployed on active duty in the Navy during Spanish-
Am. War, also from Nov., 1903, to present time. Au-
thor: Around the World with the Blue Jackets (a
book of travels, 2d edition exhausted). In 18S9 was
offered consulship at Yokohama, Japan, but an
opinion of the attorney-gen. as to the right of a navy
officer to hold a diplomatic position caused
him to decline the tender by Secretary Blaine; in
1892 was offered nomination to Congress on Repub-
lican ticket from 16th N. Y. Dist., but declined the
honor. Mem. Mil. Order Loyal Legion and G. A. R.;
past-grand representative of Knights T'emplar of
Illinois; 32 Mason; mem. Soc. Naval Engineers, Soc.



Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. School
comm'r and founder and trustee Public Library, Mt.
Vernon, N. Y. Home address: Mount Vernon, N. Y.
Official address: Navy Yard, Boston, Mass.

RHOADES, JOHN HARSEN

Banker; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 6, 1869; s. John Harsen
and Annie Gardiner (Wheelwrieht) Rhoades; at-
tended cutler Sch., N. Y. City, Harvard Univ., A.B.,
class 1S92; m. Boston, Mass., Oct. 29, 1895, Katharine,
Preston Kimball. Trustee Greenwich Savings Bank,
N. Y. Oity; senior partner in firm of Rhoades & Co.
Mem. comm'n to revise State Banking Law, 1913. In-
dependent Republican; Unitarian. Trustee N. Y. Inst,
for Ed'n of Blind, Northern Dispensary. Clubs:
Union League, Lotos, University, Harvard. Residence:
102 E. 35th St. Address: 45 Wall St., N. Y. City.

RHOADES, WILLIAM CALDWELL PLUNKETT

Clergyman; b. Elbridge, N. Y'., April 6, 1845; s. Hon.
John D. and Seviah (Brown) Rhoades; prepared for
college at Munro Collegiate Inst., Elbridge; grad.
Williams ColL, A.B 1866, Rochester (N. Y.) Theol.
Sem., 1872, D.D., Theol. Sem. of Univ. of Chicago,
D.D., Williams Coll.; m. Syracuse, N. Y., Feb. 16, 1892,
Anna Ei Schreuder; children: William Schreuder
Rhoades, b. 1S93; Harold Hall Rhoades, b. 1896.
Pastor in Colgate Mission, N. Y. City, 1872-1874; 1st
Bapt. Ch., Granville, Ohio, 1874-1835; Marcy Av. Bapt.
Ch., Brooklyn, since 1885. Chaplain 13th Reg't N. G.
N. Y., since Feb., 1900. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa (Will-
iams), Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Trustere Am.
Bapt. Home Mission Soc, Vassar Coll., Leland Univ.,
New Orleans, Rochester Theol. Sem., Shaw Univ.,
Raleigh, N. C, Atlanta Bapt. Coll. Address: 400
Putnam Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

RHODES, BRADFORD

Banker; b. in Beaver Co., Pa., Feb. 25, 1849; near
end of the Civil War enlisted as drummer in 134th
Pa. Vols. (Col. M. S. Quay's regiment), and spent
some time in Camp Curtin, at Harrisburg, but was
not allowed to go to the front on account of youth-
ful appearance and delicate health. Was at one time
principal Darlington (Pa.) Acad.; in 1872 came to
N. Y, City and entered upon journalism; in 1877
started Rhodes' Journal of Banking; in 1895 bought
Bankers' Magazine and merged into it his first jour-
nal; elected to N. Y. Assembly, 1887, serving three
terms, and was chm'n Com. on Banks and Banking
during service in Legislature; in 1892 received unani-
mous nomination for Congress by Cong, dist., but de-
clined honor. Pres. First Nat. Bank of Mamaroneck,
N. Y. ; founder and first pres. Thirty-fourth St. Nat.
Bank of N. Y. Mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce,
S. A. R. and other social, political and business or-
ganizations. Clubs: Union League, Larchmont Yacht,
Wykagyl Country. Republican. Residence: Quaker
Ridge, near Mamaroneck, N. Y r .

RHODES, THOMAS D. '

Railway official; b. in Pa., April 27, 1858; s. Rev.
Daniel and Louisa (Cunard) Rhodes; ed. in public
schools of Ohio; m. Glendale (suburb of Cincinnati,
Ohio), Nov. 22, 1882, Laura May Lovell; children:
Lovell, b. 1884, Oliver L. B., b. 1886. Officially con-
nected successsively with Cincinnati Southern, Balti-
more & Ohio Southwestern, South Carolina & Georgia
Extension, Northern Alabama, Cincinnati, Portsmouth
and Va., and Detroit Southern Railroads, and with
the construction co. that built the N. Y., Westchester
& Boston R'y.; appt'd by U. S. Court receiver De-
troit, Toledo & Ohio R'y; pres. Brunswick Terminal
& R'y Securities Co., v.-p. and dir. N. Y. Westchester
& Boston R. R. Co., v.-p. and dir. Lorain, Ashland &
Southern R. R. Co., Ga. Coast & Piedmont R. R. Co.,
Northwestern Pa. R. R. Co., Wilmington, New Castle
& Delaware City R. R. Co., Wilmington Southern
Traction Co., City and Suburban R'y Co. of Ga., Mutual
Light & Water Co. of Ga., sec. Wheeling & Lake Erie
R. R. Co. Mem. Ohio Soc, Sons of the Revolution.
Clubs: City, Midday, Republican. Residence: East
Orange, N. J. Address: 30 Broad St., N. Y. City.

RICE, CALVIN W.

Sec. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs; b. Winchester, Mass.,
N'ov. 4, 1868; s. Edward H. and Lucy J. (Staples)
Rice; ed. in public schools and .Mass. Inst, of Tech.,
B.S., 1890; m. Winchester, Mass., Aug. 6, 1904, Ellen M.
Welbezahn; children: Edward Winslow, b 1905; Vir-
ginia Worthington, b. 1909 (died 1913). With Thom-
son, Houston Elec. Co., 1889-1895; engineer Silver
Lake Mines, 1S96; consulting engineer Anaconda Cop-
per Mining Co., 1897-1898; eng'r Kings Co. Elec. Light
& Power Co. of Brooklyn, 1899; N. Y. Edison Co., 1899-
1902; 2d v.-p. Nernst Lamp Co., 1902-1903; consulting
eng'r Gen. Elec. Co., 1905-1906. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech.



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Engrs, Inst n Elec. Eng'rs (London), Am. Inst, of
Elec. Eng'rs. Club: Engineers. Address: 25 W. 39th
St., N. Y. City.

RICE, GEORGE STAPLES

Civil eng'r; b. Boston, Feb. 28, 1849; s. Reuben and
Harriet T. (Kettell) Rice; grad. English High. Sch.,
Boston, 1867; Harvard Univ., S.B., 1870; m. Yonkers
N. Y., Oct. 10, 1889, Rose Breuchaud; one son, Albert
F., b. 1896. Had general experience in different
branches of eng'ring, principally water supply, drain-
age and mining, until 1887, when was made deputy
chief eng'r New Croton Aqueduct, N. Y. City chief
eng'r Boston Rapid Transit Comm'n, 1891-1892, and in
private practise and instr. in sanitary eng'ring and
water Bupply at Harvard Univ. to 1900, when made
deputy chief eng'r Rapid Transit Comm'n In N. Y.,
and afterward for two years chief eng'r. On forma-
tion of Public Service Comm'n for First District of
State of New York was made chief eng'r, and later
eng'r of subway construction. Mem. Am Soc Civil
Eng'rs, Boston Soc. Civil Eng'rs, New England Water
Works Ass'n, Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Mass. High-
way Ass'n; pres. Harvard Eng'ring Soc. of N. Y. ; mem.
Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Harvard, Engineers (N. Y. City), Union. Ad-
dress: 154 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

RICE, ISAAC LEOPOLD

Financier; b. Wachenheim, Bavaria, Feb. 22, 1850;
s. Maier and Fanny (Sohn) Rice; ed. Central High
Sch., Phila.; grad. Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1880;
LL.D. Bates Coll., 1902; m. N. Y. City, 1885, Julia
Hyneman Barnett and they have six children Was
inst'r Columbia Law Sch. and lecturer at Sch. of
Polit. Science until 1886; resigned and devoted him-
self exclusively to the practice of railroad law, and
in that specialty has been identified with many im-
portant negotiations, reorg'ns and litigations, in
which has been eminently successful. Was virtually
the founder of the storage battery industry of the U.
S. Was pres. Electric Storage Battery Co.; founded
electric automobile industry by organizing Electric
Vehicle Co., of which was first pres. Organized and
became pres. Electric Boat Co., which purchased the
Holland Torpedo Boat Co.; organized Car Lighting
& Power Co., of which is pres.; organized Casein Co.
of America and the Forum Publishing Co. Pres. and
dir. of all these companies, also of Electric Launch
Co., Industrial Oxygen Co., N. J. Development Co.,
Societe Frangaise de Sousmarin, Paris, France; In-
ternat. Development Co., Nat. Torpedo Co., Consoli-
dated R'y Electric Lighting & Equipment Co., R'y
Stationary & Refrigerating Co., Lindstrom Brake Co.
Pres., treas. and dir. Casein Co., Nat. Milk Sugar Co.,
Dry Milk Co., Rosemary Creamery Co., Quaker City
Chem. Co., Casein Mf'g Co.; chm'n of the B'd of Dirs.
Consolidated Rubber Tire Co.; dir. Buckeye Rubber
Co., Chicago Electric Traction Co. Mem. of Franklin
Inst, of Pa., Ass'n of the Bar of the City of N. Y.
Invented an opening known as the Rice Gambit and
presented a handsome silver trophy for Internat.
Univs. Chess Matches between America and England
and many other chess trophies. Has contributed
many articles to North American Review, the Forum
and the Century. Recreation: Chess. Clubs: St.
George's Chess (London), Manhattan Rice (N. Y.
City), Brooklyn Chess, New York State Ass'n, Law-
yers, Harmonia, Automobile, Lotos (N. Y. City), City
Liberal (London). Residence: Hotel Ansonia. Ad-
dress: 5 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

RICE, JAMES FRANCIS

Physician; b. York, Pa., Sept. 3, 1872; s. William
Henry and Mary Elizabeth (Holland) Rice; student at
Central High Sch., Philadelphia, 1884; grad. N. Y.
Univ., A.B., Philos. Fellow and valedictorian, 1893;
A.M., 1895; Coll. Phys. and Surgs. N. Y. City, M.D.,
1902. Teacher at N. Y. Sen. for the Blind N. Y. City,
1894-1898. Interne N. Y. Hosp., 1902-1904; House of
Relief, 1902-1903; Bloomingdale, 1904; in practice at
Buffalo, N. Y., since summer of 1904. Fellow Buffalo
Acad. Medicine. Mem. N. Y. State Med. Soc, Am.
Med. Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa. Psi Upsilon, Y. M. C. A.,
Mason, Knight of Pythias. Knight of Maccabees. Ad-
dress: 441 Elmwood Av., Buffalo, N. Y. ,

RICE, WILLIAM GORHAM

Publicist; b. Albany, N. Y., Dec. 5, 1856; s. William
A. and Hannah (Seely) Rice; grad. Albany Acad.,
1875; m. Albany, N. Y, Feb., 1892, Harriet Langdon
Pruyn; one son, William Gorham, Jr., b. Dec. 1892
(Harvard 1914). Trustee Nat. Savings Bank, Albany.
Col. and ass't paymaster gen. State of N. Y., 1875-
1885; sec. to Gov. of N. Y., 1883-1S89; mem. B'd of
Finance, Albany, N. Y., 1891-1895; comm'r Interstate
Exp'n Charleston, S. C, 1902; U. S. Civil Service
comm'r under Pres. Cleveland, 1894-1897. Democratic



Nominee for mayor, Albany, N. Y., 1903. Democrat,
Episcopalian. Mem. Mil. Order Loyal Legion, Sons of
Revolution. Treas. B'd of Missions P. E. Oh , Diocese
of Albany; junior warden St. Peter's Ch., pfes. Hud-
son & Mohawk Rivers Peace Soc; sec. Albany Inst.,
Philharmonic Soc, Albany Grenfell Ass'n; trustee
Dudley Observatory, Y. M. C. A Recreation: Fly
fishing. Clubs: Century (N. Y. City), Cosmos (Wash-
ington, D. C), Fort Orange (Albany). Address;. 135
Washington Av., Albany, N. Y.

RICH, ADELBERT P.

Jurist; 1>. Cato, Cayuga Co., N. Y., May 16, 1860; s.
Frank and Frances (Petty) Rich; ed. in schools at
Cato, N. Y.; m. Cato, N. Y., Aug. 8, 1881, Ida May
Chase; children: Bertha, Frank C, Laura E., Eugene
M., Harold R. Admitted to N. Y. State Bar 1882;
pres. B'd of Ed'n. Cato, N. Y., 1882-1884; sp'l county
judge of Cayuga Co., 1883-1886, removed to Auburn
in fall of 1884; dist. att'y of the county, 1887-1893;
elected justice Supreme Court, 1889, term expiring
Dec. 31, 1914; designed by gov. to sit in Appellate
Div. Supreme Court, State of N. Y., Second Judicial
Dep't, 1904. Clubs: City, Masonic, Owasco Country
(Auburn), Republican (N. Y. City), Hamilton, Brook-
lyn (Brooklyn). Address: Auburn, N. Y.

RICH, BURDETT A.

Lawyer, editor of law books; b. Cataraugus, N. Y.,
Oct. 24, 1854; s. Charles J. and Lucy A. (Freeborn)
Rich; ed. Chamberlain Inst., Randolph, N. Y., Red
Wing Collegiate Inst., Red Wing Minn., Wesleyan
Univ., Middletown, Conn., A.B., (first honors), 1878;
m. Middletown, Conn., July 22, 1880. Nellie Hagarty;
children: Anna Lucy, b. 1882 (died 1913), Merne Eliza-
beth, b. 1885, Helen Margaret, b. 1889. Practised law
at Cataraugus, N. Y., 1880-1886; editor of law books
since 1886; editor-in-chief Lawyers' Cooperative Pub-
lishing Co.; editor of U. S. Supreme Court Digest.
1887, 1897, 1900, 1908; editor of General Digest of
American and English Reports (annually) 1888-1900;
editor of Lawyers' Reports Annotated (annually) since
1889; editor U. S. Supreme Court Reports (Lawyers'
Edition) since 1899. Editor legal monthly, Case and
Comment, 1893-1909; confb'r to various legal publica-



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