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tions. Traveled in Europe, 1901-1907-1909; on Pa-
cific Coast, 1902; in the South and Cuba, 1903. Direc-
tor and sec. Lawyers' Cooperative Publishing Co.
Republican. Mem. Methodist Episcopal Church. Mem.
American Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Internat.
Law Ass'n, Am. Society of International Law, Am.
Acad. Polit. and Social Science, National Geog. Soc,
Am. Polit. Science Ass'n, Am. Civic Ass'n, State Chari-
ties Aid Ass'n. Trustee and v. -p. Genessee Wesleyan
Seminary, Lima, N. Y. : mem. Psi Upsilon fraternity.
Recreation: Golf. Clubs: University, Genessee Val-
ley, Rochester Athletic, Oak Hill Country. Address:
18 Fairview Heights, Rochester, N. Y.

RICH, GAIUS BARRETT

Banker; b. Buffalo, N. Y., May 5, 1849; s. Andrew
J. and Mary (Townsend) Rich; ed. Buffalo Classical
Sch., and Europe: m. Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 1, 1873, Cor-
nelia Perrine; children: G. Barrett, Jr., Harold P.
(died July 31, 1894). Entered Bank of Attica (or-
ganized by grandfather, 1836), Buffalo, 1867, and be-
came pres. 1880, which office held until retirement
from active business Feb., 1895 (name of bank was
changed to Buffalo Commercial Bank, 1890). V.-p.
Erie County Savings Bank; dir. and mem. Exec. Com.
since org'n, 1903, of Commonwealth Trust Co. Pay-
master-gen. State of N. Y., on staff of Gov. Grover
Cleveland; officer in N. G, 1871-1885. Republican;
Prestiy'n. Trustee Buffalo Hist. Soc, North Presby'n
Ch., since 1872; mem. S. A. R., Soc. Colonial Wars.
Mason, Shriner. Recreation: Traveling. CIud: Buffalo
(-pres. 1901). Residence: 1305 Main St. Address: 723
Main St., Buffalo, N. Y.

RICH, GAIUS BARRETT, JR.

Manager Federal Telephone and Telegraph Co.; b.
Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 11, 1875; s. Gen. Gaius Barrett
and Cornelia (Perrine) Rich; grad. Yale. Ph.B., 1897;
m. Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 1, 1900, Grace E. Danforth;
children: Gaius Barrett, 3d, b. July 15, 1901; Dan-
forth, b. July 10, 1904; Harold Perrine. b. April 20,
1906; Townsend, b. Nov. 17, 1909. Mg'r Federal Tele-
phone and Telegraph Co. Served as 1st lieut. 65th
Reg't, N. G N. Y., July 20, 1897-Sept. 23, 1902, includ-
ing six months' service in U. S. Vol. Army, 1898;
comm'd Jan. 1, 1907, major and aide-de-camp on staff
of Gov. Hughes; reappt'd on staff of Gov. White; 1st
lieut. 74th Reg't, N.G.N.Y., Nov. 24. 190S-Jan. 21,
1912. Republican. Presby'n (elder); dir. Y. M. C. A,
Buffalo. Mason, Lodge of Ancient Landmarks
(master); Adytum Chapter, R. A. M.; Buffalo Con-
sistory, A. A. S. R. Mem. S. A. R, United Spanish



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War Veterans; v. -p. Buffalo Cham'ber of Commerce.
Clubs: University, Buffalo Canoe, Rotary (pres.).
Residence: 204 Linwood Av. Address: 156 Pearl St.,
Buffalo, N. Y.

RICH, WILLIAM LATHROP

Merchant; b. Yonkers, N. Y., March 20, 1S57; s. Joslah
and Helen M. (Peaibody) Rich; ed. Y'onkers, N. Y., and
Montgomery Hoopers Acad.; m. 2d, New Brunswick,
N. J., Aug. 6, 1905, Florence Brown; one son: William
Lathrop, Jr., b. April 2, 1S90. V.-p. and dir. Black, Starr
& Frost, Jewelers and importers of precious stones,
formerly foreign buyer. Mem. Sons of Revolution, State
of N. Y. Clubs: Union League, Sleepy Hollow, Auto-
mobile of America. Residence: 635 Park Av. Address:
594 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

RICHARD, EDWIN A.

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 17, 1865; s. Auguste and
Margaret H. (Strong) Richard; ed. Columbia Coll.; m.
Baltimore, Md., 1899, Antonina Heyward Dearing.
Partner in firm of H. A. Caesar & Co. Served 7% years
in 7th Reg't, N.G.N.Y. Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Met.
Museum of Art, Psi Upsilon Soc. (Columbia). Trustee
N. Y. Bot. Garden. Dir. in Manhattan Eye, Ear and
Throat Hosp. Recreations: Fishing, hunting. Clubs:
N. Y. Athletic, Englewood Golf, Merchants, Blooming
Grove Hunting and Fishing. Residence: 50 W. 90th
St. Address: 50 Union Sq., N. Y. City.

RICHARD, OSCAR L.

Banker and steamship agent; b. Brooklyn, N. Y.,
June 2, 1855; s. Charles B. and Julia (Hiller) Richard;
ed. Charlier Inst., class of 1872; m. N. Y., Dec. 20, 1883,
Alice Littauer; children: Harold C, Walter L., George
N. Senior mem. firm of C. B. Richard & Co., bankers
(which father founded 1847), and steamship agents.
General agents Lloyd Italiano, Genoa, Naples and N.
Y. Pres. The State Bank, 376-378 Grand St., N. Y.
City; mem. Produce Exchange; Chamber of Commerce
State of N. Y.; Italian Chamber of Commerce, N. Y.;
Am. Chamber of Commerce, Paris; Am. Chamber of
Commerce. Naples. Republican. Clubs: Veterans'
Ass'n, N. Y. Athletic, Automobile of America, Atlantic
Yacht, Bajtusrol Golf. Residence: 46 E. 72d St. Ad-
dress: 31-33 Broadway, N. Y. City.

RICHARDS, CHARLES RUSSELL

Educator; b. Boston, Mass., June 30, 1865; s. Charles
C. and Josephine (Gleason) Richards; grad. Mass. Inst.
Technology, S.B., 1885; unmarried. Dir. Dep't Science
and Technology, Pratt Inst., Brooklyn, 1888-1898; dir.
Dep't Manual Training, Teachers' Coll., Columbia Univ.,
1898; dir. Cooper Union, 1908. Unitarian. Mem. Am.
Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Soc. for Promotion of Eng'ring
Ed'n; dir. Soc. for Promotion of Industrial Ed'n;
trustee Children's Aid Soc, N. Y. City; mem. Industrial
and Trades Sch. Council, N. Y. State Ed'n Dep't; mem.
Corp'n Mass. Inst, of Technology. Special investigator,
Dep't of Labor, State of N. Y., 1908-1909. Clubs: Uni-
versity, City, Technology (N. Y. City), University,
Technology (Boston). Address: Cooper Union, N. Y.
City.

RICHARDS, DICKINSON WOODRUFF

Lawyer; b. Boston, Mass.. Nov. 30, 1858; s. Rev.
George (D.D.) and Anna M. (Woodruff) Richards; grad.
Yale, A.B., 1880, Columbia, DL.B., 1882; m. N. Y. City,
April 24, 1889, Sally Lambert; children: Katharine L..
Gertrude W., Dickinson W., Jr., Josephine H., Edward
L. Mem. law firm Richards & Richards. Mem. Ass'n
Bar City of N. Y.. Phi Beta Kappa. Club: University.
Residence: 163 Irving Av., South Orange, N. J. Ad-
dress: 141 Broadway, N. Y. City.

RICHARDS, FREDERICK BARNARD

Manufacturer; b. Sandy Hill, N. Y., Aug. 1, 1865; s.
Eber and Mary Eliza (Culver) Richards; grad. Union
Coll., Schenectady, N. Y., A.B., 1888; m. Granville, N. Y..
June 12, 1895, Constance Emily Zorn; children: Doro-
thy, b. Aug. 14, 1896, Constance, b. Aug. 12, 1899; Will-
lam Lee, b. Feb. 15, 1901. Junior mem. firm E. Rich-
ards & Son, mf'rs of paper, Sandv Hill, N. Y., 1889-
1893; mem. firm of E. Richards & Son, mf'rs wood pulp,
Ticonderoga. N. Y., 1S93-1905; sec. Standard Textile
Co., Glens Falls, N. Y., since 1908; Old English Slate
Co., Glens Falls and Fair Haven, Vt., since 1911; mem.
firm Hooper & Richards, doing business under name of
North River Garnet Co.. North River, N. Y., since 1894.
Dir. Glens Falls Savings and Loan Ass'n. Mem. B'd of
Ed'n, Glens Falls; dir. Glens Falls Hosp.; Crandall
Library, Glens Falls: Y. M. C. A., Glens Falls; v.-p. Hu-
mane Soc, Glens Falls. Republican; Episcopalian,
vestryman Church of the Messiah. Mem. Soc. Colonial
Wars, Sons of the Revolution, Soc. War of 1812, N. Y.
State Hist. Ass'n (sec. and trustee). Am. Hist. Soc,
Vermont Hist. Soc, Ticonderoga Hist Soc, Am. Bot-
anists' Soc, National Geog. Soc, Mt. Defiance Lodge



794, F. and A. M., Psi Upsilon fraternity; graduate
Council Union College, Lake Champlain Ass'n, Lake
George Ass'n (trustee). Contb'r of "The Black Watch
at Ticonderoga" (Proceedings of the N. Y. State Hist.
Ass'n, Vol. X.). Clubs: Masonic, Elks (Glens Falls),
Authors (London). Address: Glens Falls, N. Y.

RICHARDS, FREDERICK T.

Artist; b. Philadelphia, Pa., May 27, 1864; s. Davia
Bancroft and Janet (Thompson) Richards; studied at
Pa. Acad. Fine Arts, Philadelphia, under Thomas
Eakins; afterwards in studio of Edmund B. Bensell
under his instruction, and later in Art Students'
League, N. Y. City; m. Philadelphia, Pa., Oct. 21, 1890,
Odile A. S. Hudry; one d.: Helen C, b. 1895. On regu-
lar staff of N. Y. Life, since 1888, and on Collier's
Weekly. Cartooned for N. Y. Herald, N. Y. Times, N.
Y. Mall, Philadelphia Press, now cartooning for North
American, Philadelphia, etc. Author: The Royal Game
of Golf (R. H. Russell); Color Prints from Dickens
(Harpers). Exhibited at N. Y. City and Paris. Ad-
dress: 44 W. 22d St., N. Y. City.

RICHARDS, GEORGE

Lawyer, author; b. Boston, Mass., March 23, 1849; s.
Rev. George (D.D.) and Anna M. (Woodruff) Richards;
grad. Yale, B.A., M.A., Columbia Law Sch., LL.B.; m. N.
Y. City, June 7, 1882, Harriet M. MacMartin; children:
Harriet M., Marlorie, George McLaren, Archie M.,
Nancy, Guy H. Partner In law firm of Richards &
Richards. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.; Phi Beta
Kappa Soc Presby'n. Author: Law of Insurance.
Clubs: Century, Yale, Down Town, Essex County Coun-
try. Residence: 405 Park Av. Address: 141 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

RICHARDS. LOWELL LINCOLN

Steamship ag't, broker; b. Salem, Mass., May 21,
1871: s. William Whiting and Laura Pierson (Milli-
ken) Richards; ed Hackensack public sch.: m. Hack-
ensack, N. J., June 12, 1907, Louise Shaw; children:
Imogen Repplier, b. March 1, 1908; Lowell Lincoln,
Jr.. b. Sept. 9, 1910. Started business at age of 15
with Bowring & Co., remaining until 1909, when be-
came dir. of Co. Mem. N. Y. Produce Exchange.
Martime Exchange, Chamber of Commerce. Served
5 years enlistment In Co. G. 2d Reg't, N.G.N.Y.
Episcopalian. Mem. Royal Arcanum. Recreation:
Farming. Club: Whitehall. Residence (summer):
Litchfield. Conn, (winter) Hackensack, N. J. Address:
Whitehall Bld'g, 17 Battery PI., N. Y. City.

RICHARDSON, C. TIFFANY

Stock broker: b. N. Y. City, May 13, 1880: s. William
and Sarah Matilda (Anderson) Richardson; grad.
Harvard Univ., A.B., 1902; m. Saranac Lake, N. Y
Oct. 10. 1911, Alice E. Strong; one son: William Tif-
fany, b. Nov. 14, 1912. Became mem. Stock Exchange
firm of Borman & Co., Oct., 1903; formed the Stock
Exchange firm of Richardson, Norton & Co., Nov..
1908, of which firm is still the head. Has traveled in
Europe and quite extensively in the western part of
U. S. Republican. Clubs: Union, Racquet and Ten-
nis, Harvard, Chamber of Commerce. Residence: 27
E. 74th St. Address: 74 Broadway, N. Y. City.

RICHARDSON, CHARLES HENRY

Educator; b. T'opsham, Vt., Sept. 26, 1862; s. Robert
Fletcher and Rosetta (Dexter) Richardson; ed. Mont-
pelier (Vt.) Sem. (with honors), 1883-1887, Dartmouth.
Coll., A.B., (special honors), 1892, A.M., 1895, Ph.D.,
1898, Chicago Univ., 1902, Johns Hopkins Univ., Balti-
more, 1906; m. June 16, 1892, Katherlne May Davis of
Corinth, Vt. ; one d.: Evelyn Dee, b. Nov. 22, 1898.
Prin. of academies and seminaries, Vt., 6 years; instr.
in chemistry and minerology, Dartmouth Coll., after-
wards in geology and mineralogy, 10 years; ass't prof.
1906, and asso. prof. 1907-1909; prof, since 1909 in
geology and minerology, Syracuse Univ.; ass't geolo-
gist for Vt., since 1895; assayer for Torpedo-Eclipse
Mining Co., Ouray, Colo.; mining expert for several
mining and development companies In Newfoundland,
Canada, and the U. S. As economic geologist, studied
the anthracite coal fields of Pa., the copper regions
of Vt. and Mich., the iron regions of Mich, and Wis.,
the marble and granite industries of New England,
and the gold and silver deposits of Colorado. Author
of scientific papers, stories and poems; text-books,
economic geology, consulting geologist and public
lecturer. Also senior mem. firm Richardson & Pul-
ver, managers Equitable Life Assurance Soc, New
Hampshire. Republican; Congregationalist. Fellow
Geol. Soc. of America and A.A.A.S. ; mem. Am. Chem.
Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc, Gen. Science Com., Paris Exp'n,
1901, N. H. 8th and 12th Internat. Geog. Congress, Ver-
mont Botanical Club, Dartmouth Scientific Ass'n, Syra-
cuse Scientific Ass'n. Onondaga Acad, of Science, Chi
Tau Kappa, Pi Phi Chi, Sigma Xi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon,



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Alpha Chi Sigma, Sigma Delta Bpsilon and Phi Beta
Kappa fraternities. Elected trustee of New England
Free Baptist Ass'n, 1S93. Recreations: Football and
tennis. Address: Syracuse University, Syracuse, N. Y.

RICHARDSON, CLIFFORD

Chemical eng'r; b. Worcester, Mass., March 6, 1856;
s. George Washington and Lucy Dana (White) Rich-
ardson; grad. Harvard Univ., 187V; studied at Bonn,
Germany, 1878; m. Washington, D. C, Dec. 26, 1894,
Teresa Stoughton. Appt'd 1878 ass't in U. S. Geol.
Survey, and later under Dep't of Agr., as principal
ass't chemist until resigned 1887; chemist of Eng'r
Dep't Dist. of Columbia, 1887-1S94. This work in-
volved extensive examinations into the characteristics
of asphalt pavement; became expert on this subject.
Resigned from service of District of Columbia, 1S94,
and after two years of private practice in Washing-
ton and London, app't sup't of tests of Barber Asphalt
Paving Co. Retired 1900; was prop'r of N. Y. Testing
Laboratory, carrying out tests and investigations in
asphalt, Portland cement and bitumen from that time
until 1910; now consulting eng'r. Mem. Am. Soc. of
Civil Eng'rs, Am. Chem. Soc, Chem. Soc. of London,
German Chem. Soc, Soc. of Chem. Industry, London.
Asso. Mem. Am. Soc!. of Mech. Eng'rs and many other
technical socs. Author: On American Cereals. 1883-
1884-1886; Adulterations of Spices and Condiments,
1887; On the Nature and Origin of Asphalt, 1898; The
Constitution of Portland Cement from a Physico-
Chem. Standpoint, 1904; The Modern Asphalt Pave-
ment, 1905; Asphalt Construction for Pavements and
Highways, 1913. Clubs: Univeristy, Chemists'. Resi-
dence: 122 E. 34th St. Address: Woolworth BId'g., N.
Y. City-.

RICHARDSON, FREDERICK

Artist; b. Chicago, 111., 1862; s. William E. and
Belinda G. (Hurd) Richardson; ed. St. Louis Sch. of
Fine Arts; also studied in Paris under Le Febvre and
Loucian Doucet. Instr. Art Inst., Chicago; connected
with Chicago Daily News. Illustrator on various
magazines and books. Mem. Chicago Soc. Artists, Soc.
of Illustrators, N. Y. City. Club: Centurv. Address:
Century Club, N. Y. City.

RICHARDSON, GARDNER

Banker; b. Hanover, N. H., Feb, 8, 1884; s. Rufus S.
and Alice L. (Bowen) Richardson; ed. Phillips And-
over Acad., Yale, A.B., 1905. Entered editorial rooms
of The Independent on graduating from coll.; later
app't circulation mg'r, and 1908, ass't publisher. Con-
nected with White, Weld & Co., bankers of N. Y., since
Feb. 1913. Visited Panama twice and Venezuela as a
correspondent. Served on Yale Civic Com. to interest
Yale undergraduates to enter polit. work In N. Y. :
lived at the University Settlement, 184 Eldridge St.,
for two years. Republican; Congregationalist. Contb'r
to The Independent, Travel, and Illustrated Sporting
News; has visited all continents but Australia. Mem.
Alpha Delta Phi fraternity; squadron A Cavalry;
Mason. Club: Yale. Address: Yale Club, N. Y. City.

RICHARDSON, WILLIAM SYMMES

Architect; b. Kingston, Mass., Feb. 1, 1873; s. Edwin
Harmon and Caroline (Symmes) Richardson; attended
Univ. of Calif, class of 1894, Mass. Inst, of Technology,
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France. Mem. firm Mc-
Kim, Mead & White, among whose recent buildings
are the Bank of Montreal, Montreal; Bank of Mon-
treal, Winnipeg; National City Bank, N. Y. ; Girard
Trust Co., Philadelphia; residence of John Innes Kane,
N. Y., and Pa. Station, N. Y. Mem. Am. Inst, of Archi-
tects. Club: Century. Residence: Stonehenge, Ches-
ter, N. J. Address: 101 Park Ay., N. Y. City.



RICHMOND, CHARLES ALEXANDER

Pres. Union Univ.; b. N. Y., 1862; s. Archibald Mur-
ray and Margaret (Law) Richmond; grad. Princeton
Univ., A.B., 1883, A.M., 1886; Hamilton Coll., DiD. 1905,
LL.D., Rutgers, 1910, LL.D., N. Y. Univ.; m. Buffalo,
N. Y., 1891, Sarah Cooper Locke; they have three
children. Author: The Four Winds (musical). Mem.
Buffalo Hist. Soc, Albany Hist. Soc; Albany Girls'
Acad.; pres. Hudson River Classical Ass'n. Clubs:
Burns, Fort Orange, Country (Albany), Centurv,
Princeton (N. Y.) Address: Union College, Schenec-
tady, N. Y.

RICKARD, RICHARD D.

Railroad official; b. Eagle River, Mich., June 1856;
s. Richard H. and Dorothy (Darke) Rickard; ed. Rens-
selaer Poly. Inst.. Troy, N. Y., 1878; m. Canaan, Conn.,
1S86, Bessie J. Sims (deceased); 6 children. In service
of N. Y., Ont. & Western R'y Co. since 1878, beginning
as draftsman, and advancing in position until elected
sec, treas. and dir. 1890, which office still holds. Also



sec. and treas. Ontario, Carbondale & Scranton R'y Co.,
Ellenville & Kingston R. R. Co., Port Jervls, Monti-
cello & Summitville R. R. Co.; Wharton Valley R. R.
Co., Pecksport Connecting R'y Co., Scranton Coal Co.,
and Elkhill Coal & Iron Co. Democrat; Episcopalian.
Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Am. Inst. Min-
ing Eng'rs. Clubs: Transportation (N. Y.), Highland
(Summit. N. J.). Residence: Summit, N. J. Address:
Grand Central Terminal, N. Y. City.

RICKARD, WILBUR L.

Physician; b. Palatine Bridge, N. Y., March 4, 1867;
s. Charles H. and Margaret Elizabeth (Snell) Rickard;
ed. Canajoharie Union Free School, 1882-1885; Caze-
novia Sem., 1885-1886; L. I. Coll Hosp., 1886-1889,
M.D., 1889; m. N. Y. City, April 16, 1893, Emily B.
Johnson; children: Harold J., b. Oct. 14, 1897; Estella
E., b. March 8, 1904. Practising medicine in Brooklyn
since graduation. Mem. Kings County Med. Soc,
Long Island Med. Soc., Med. Soc. of State of N. Y.
Democrat; Methodist. Mem. Royal Arcanum Ad-
dress: 262 Stuyvesant Av Brooklyn, N. Y.

RICKETTS, PALMER CHAMBERLAINE

Pres. Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst.; b. Elkton, Md.,
Jan. 17, 1856; s. Palmer C. and Eliza (Gettv) Ricketts-
ed. Edge -Hill Sch., Princeton, N. J., later private tutor,'
and Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Troy, N. Y., with degree of
CJE., 1875; E.D., Stevens Inst, of Technology, 1905;
LL.D., N. Y. Univ., 1911; m. Nov. 12, 1902, V C. Ren-
shaw, of Baltimore, Md. Instr. in mathematics Rens-
selaer Poly. Inst., 1875-1882; ass't prof, 1882-1884;
prof, rational and technical mechanics, 1884; dir. since
1892, pres. and dir. since Feb., 1901. Has been eng'r
for railway and other corp'ns for design and con-
struction of bridges and hydraulic works. Consulting
tiridge eng'r for Troy & Boston R. R., and Rome,
Watertown & Ogdensburg R. R.; eng'r for Public Im-
provements Comm'n of Troy, N. Y., etc Mem. B'd
Mg'rs United Nat. Bank; mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs,
Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Inst'n of Civil Eng'rs of Great
Britain. Pres. Lakewood Sanatorium; mem. B'd Mg'rs
Samaritan Hosp., Troy Public Library. Author: His-
tory of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1895; contb'r
to many technical journals and transactions. of socie-
ties. Clubs: Troy (mem. b'd mg'rs), Union (N. Y.
City). Address: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute,
Troy, N. Y.

RIDDER, HENRY

Born N. Y. City, Nov. 18, 1863; ed. De La Salle Coll.,
N. Y. City; m. N. Y. City. Always in publishing busi-
ness. Pres. and treas. The Catholic News. Democrat:
Catholic Clubs: Catholic, N. Y. Press, German Press. -
Address: 27 Spruce St., N. Y. City.

RIDDER, HERMAN

Journalist; b. N. Y. City. N. Y. (of German parent-
age), March 5, 1851, and has lived here all his life;
ed. public schools, N. Y. City; m. New York, 1880, Mary
C. Amend; children: Bernard H., Victor F., Joseph E.
When 11 years old went to work as errand boy in a
hat store; later was messenger in a Wall St. broker's
office; in 13th year entered employ of a fire insurance
company, and at 20 was an insurance agent. Entered
newspaper work at 27; in 1878 established the Katho-
lisches Volksblatt, a German Catholic weekly, and
eight years later started the Catholic News, which in
a very short time was recognized as the leading Cath-
olic paper in the country. Since 1890 stockholder,
trustee, treas., mg'r and now pres. New Yorker Staats-
Zeitung. Has taken an active part in politics as an
Independent Democrat; was prominent participant in
the Cleveland campaigns and in the reform movements,
and especially active in the German-American Reform
Union; treas. Nat. Dem. Com. in campaign of 1908.
Trustee Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank; dir. of
Associated Press; wiem. Chamber of Commerce. Has
devoted much time to charitable work; comm'r N. Y.
State B'd of Charities; mem. Charity Organization
Soc, Isabella Heimath, German Soc, St. Vincent de
Paul iSoc, Legal Aid Soc. and many other similar
bodies. Clubs: Manhattan, Liederkranz. Arion, Cath-
olic, Reform, National Democratic. City, Press, German
Press. Hardware. Residence: 22 W. 74th St. Address:
1S2 William St., N. Y. City.

RIDGWAY, ERMAN J.

Publisher; b. on farm near Otsego. Muskingum Co.,
Ohio; s. Nathan B. and Catherine (Erman) Ridgway;
ed. country schools, Ohio, until 16; grad. from academy
1887, and 2 vears' coll. course Northwestern Univ.;
Yale, A.B. (with honors), 1S92; m. West Union, la.,
June 28. 1899, Anna Eleanora Robinson. V.-p. and
gen. mg'r The Frank A. Munsey Co., 1894-1903; pres.
The Ridgway Co.. publishers of Everybody's Maga-
zine, since 1903; dir. The Butterick Co. Republican;
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of America, Ohio Soc. of N. Y. Clubs: Yale, Lotos,
Sphinx, Aldine, Delta Upsilon (N. Y. City), Country
(Lakevvood, N. J.), Outlook, Commonwealth, Country
(Montclair, N. J.). Residence: Montclair, N. J. Ad-
dress: Sprint; and Macdougal Sts.. X. Y. City.

RIEBE, EDGAR C.

Importer and exporter of technical ores; b. Chicago.
111., Oct. 17, 1SS0; s. Gustave and Laura (Bush) Rie'be,
ed. University Sch., Chicago Xorthwestern Acad.,
Evanston, 111.; Princeton Univ., class of 1901; Univ. 01
Leipzig. 1901-1902; m. Washington, D. O, Dec. 1, 1904,
Helen Starr Worthington. Pres. and treas. firm of
Edgar C. Riebe Co.; v.-p. Import Chemical Co.; dir.
Vanadium Alloys Co.. Ariston Marble Co. Enlisted In
Col. Logan's cav. reg't at beginning of Spanish-Am.
War, but was not called to front. Democrat; Episco-
palian. Recreations: Riding, swimming, horseback,
tennis. Clubs: Princeton, N. Y". ; X. Y. Athletic. Resi-
dence: 222 Riverside Drive; country, Port Jefferson,
L. I. Address: 1 Broadway, X. Y. City.

RIEDEL, ALFRED HELMHOLTZ

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 13, 1872; e. Dr. Hein-
rich and Clara (Wendler) Riedel; ed. in public and
private sens. X. l r . City, in gymnasium at Stargard
and Berlin, Germany, receiving certificate of grad-
uation and admission to univ., 1S94, in Prenzlau, Bran-
denburg; after returning from Germany studied at
L. I. Coll. Hosp. and grad. M.D., with hon. mention in
surgery, 1897; m. N. Y. City, Oct. 7, 1907, Ella, d. Rev.
John H. Shoultz, of Toronto, Can.; one d., Iris Mar-
garet (died Aug. 24, 1909). On graduation served as
interne in Eastern Dist. Hosp., Brooklyn; later appt'd
clinical ass't to chair of dermatology in X. Y. Poly-
clinic Med. Sch., and Jan., 1899, visiting physician to
Xorthwestern Dispensary, of which had been head as
house physician, 1903-1912; in gen. practice. Ophthelmic
Clinic of German Hosp. and the Eye Hosp. Mem.
German Med. Soc. of N. Y., Soc. of Med. Jurisprudence
Med. Soc. County of N. Y., Med. Soc. State of N. Y..
Am. Med. Ass'n, L. I. Coll. Hosp. Alumni, Alpha Kappa
Kappa fraternitv. Mem. Com. on Immigration, Nat.
German-Am. Alliance. 1911-1913; one of v.-ps. of
Vereinigte Deutche Gesellschaften, 1911-1912. Author
of the Deisler tablet in City Hall Park. Examining
physician I O. O. F. and other beneficial societies.
The distinguished examples of his grandfather, Dr.
Karl Riedel, who was mem. famous Parliament of
Frankfurt, and father, Dr. Heinrich Riedel, who
fought Tweed ring, inspired hii to enter politics as
a reformer. -Mem. City Com., Citizens' Union; was
one of the first prominent mems. Municipal Ownership
League, and one of its candidates for coroner of X \.
County, 1905- chm'n German Campaign Com. in Man-
hattan of Independence League, 1906-1907; since then
its treas.; elected. 1908, by State Conv. of Independence
Partv a Presidential elector. Protestant. Address.
Hotel Markwell, 220 W. 49th St., N. Y. City.

RIEDEL, JOHN CHARLES

Civil eng'r and instr. of mechanics; b. X. Y, City,
July 26, 1872; s. Christopher Valentine and Anna
(Dambacher) Riedel; grad. Cooper Union Scientific
School, B.S. 1S98, C.E. 1904;. m. Brooklyn, X. Y., June
27 1900 Rebecca Allen; children: Charles Allen b.
March 17, 1902; John Stuart, b. April 23, 1909; Robert
Lodge, b. April 3, 1911. Instr. physics, Cooper Union,
1899-1908- instr. mechanics. Cooper Union, since 1908;
first ass't in charge of construction of trunk sewers
inFlatbush and Flatlands, 1901-1906, and sewers neces-
sitated by Atlantic Av. Improvement Subway, 1903-
1905; ass't eng'r on design of relief sewers for Bor-
ough of Brooklyn, 1906; ass't eng'r in charge sub-



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