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Delta Psi fraternity. Pres. N. Y. Hosp.; trustee
Columbia Univ. (chm'n b'd), N. Y. Public Library,
Burke Memorial Foundation. Clubs: Century, Metro-
politan, Knickerbocker, University, Down Town, Col-
umbia University, N. Y. Yacht, Seawanhaka-Corinthian
Yacht, Tuxedo. Address: 32 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

ROBBINS, ALFRED A.

Merchant, miner; b. Harvard, Mass., July, 1837; s.
Dr. Augustus and Julianna W. Robbins, g.-gv-s. of
Lieut. Jacob Robbins, who fought in the battle of
Lexington; ed. in Brooklyn public school and by a
private tutor; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 27, 1881, Anna
Barnes. Since 1857 has conducted a cracker and flour
business, and for 35 years has been a miner and
dealer in minerals and clays. Has been a candidate
for Congress; one of original mems. of 23d Reg't,
N.G.N. Y., in which served in the Gettysburg campaign;
hon. mem. Veteran Ass'n of said reg't; pres. A. A.
Robbins Mining Co. Pres. The New York Free Cold
Water Fountains. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. B'd
of Nat. Temperance Soc. since its org'n in 1866, and
of the B'd of the Am. Sabbath Union, since 1898; was
several years pres. of the Temperance Soc. of Dr.
Cuyler's Lafavette Av. Presby'n Ch., and was pres. of
the Central Temperance Ass'n of Kings County, N.
Y., for six years; mem. Scientific Temperance Federa-
tion, N. Y. State Sabbath Ass'n from its org'n in 1890,
and for some years its pres.; pres. Kings County Sun-
day Observance Ass'n 18 years, Nat Geog. Soc, N. Y.
State Museum Ass'n, and many of various other
benevolent and philanthropic societies. Address: 937
Kent Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

ROBBINS, EDWARD EVERETT

Lawyer, banker; s. Joseph Robbins; grad. Washing-
ton & Jefferson Coll., A.M., Columbia Law Sch., N. Y.,
A.B. ; m. Greensburg, Pa., Luella Moore; children: Ed-
ward, Jr., b. 1899; William, b. 1901. Traveled in U. S.,
Europe, Central America, Cuba, Canada and Mexico.
Assisted in org'n. and v.-p. Safe Deposit & Trust Co.
of Greensburg, Pa., Citizens' Bank, of Mt. Pleasant,
Wilmerding Nat. Bank, Wilmerding, Pa.. Pittsburgh-
Westmoreland Coal Co. of Pittsburgh, Atlantic Fuel
Co., Garrett, Pa., Atlantic Coal Co.; pres. Wilmerding
Trust Co. Senator of Pa., 1888-1594; mem. Congress,
1898-1900. Q.-m. gen. N. G. Pa., 1900-1906; in Spanish-
Am. War, major and chief <j.-m. at Chickamauga
Camp, 1st Div., 3d Brig., 1st Corps; in Porto Rico
under Gen. Miles, had charge of U. S. transport
Seneca. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Pa. Bar Ass'n,



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Westmoreland Law Ass'n, Westmoreland Hist. Soc.,
S. A. R., Nat. Ueog. Soc, Pa. Soc. of N. Y. ; trustee
Washington & Jefferson Coll. Recreations: Golf, bill-
iards, horseback riding. Clubs: Westmoreland
Country, Pittsburgh Athletic, Duquesne (Pittsburgh),
Pa. Residence: 406 N. Main St. Address: Bank &
Trust Bld'g, Greensburg, Pa.

ROBBINS, WILFORD LASH

Clergyman; b. Boston, Mass., Aug. 7, 1859; s. Robert
Lash and Elizabeth (Falconer) Robbins; ed. Roxbury
(Mass.) Latin Sch., 1881; grad. Amherst Coll., M.A.,
1884, D.D., 1903; Episcopal Theol. Sch., Cam-bridge,
Mass., B.D 1884; D.D., St. Stephen's Coll., Amherst
Coll. and Princeton Univ.; LL.D., Hobart Coll.; un-
married. Ordained priest by Bishop Paddock of Mass.,
1885; rector Ch. of Our Redeemer, Lexington, 1885-
1887; dean All Saints' Cathedral, Albany, N. Y-, 1887-
1903; dean Gen. Theol. Sera., since 1903. Author: An
Essay Toward Faith, 1900; A Christian Apologetic,
1902 (both Longman's). Mem. Psi Upsilon fraternitv,
Phi Beta Kappa Soc; trustee Amherst Coll., Trinity
Sch., N. Y.; mem. Council f Columbia Univ. Address:
1 Chelsea Sq., N. Y. City.

ROBERTS, DUDLEY D.

Physician; b. Newark, N. X, March 1, 1874; s. Will-
iam M. and Susan Emily (Whitehead) Roberts; ed.
public and high schools of Newark, Centenary Colle-
giate Inst., Hackettsttown, N. J., Columbia Univ. (sp'l
student biology), N. Y. Coll. Pharmacy, Coll. Phys. &
Surg. (Columbia), M.D., 1898; m. Dec. 6, 1900, Carrie,
d. Sanford H. Steele; children: Henry Steele, b. 1902;
Helen, b. 1903; Dudley, Jr., b. 1910; Carolyn, b. 1912.
Appt'd, 1898, to staff of Bellevue Hosp., served 2 years;
started to practise medicine in Brooklyn, 1900, gradu-
ally became devoted to special work on digestive
organs. Visiting gastroenterologist, Brooklyn Hosp.,
and L. I. Coll. Hosp. Dispensary; consulting gastro-
enterologist King's Park State Hosp.; attending physi-
cian Brooklyn Hosp. Author of numerous publica-
tions in his specialty. Trustee Brooklyn Parks and
Playgrounos Ass'n; mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Kings Co.
Med. Soc, Pathol. Soc Clubs: Hamilton, Heights
Casino. Address: 84 Remsen St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

ROBERTS, ELLIS HENRY

Financier; h. Utlca, N. Y., Sept. 30, 1827; s. Watkln
and Gwen (Williams) Robe'rts; ed. schools of Utica,
Whitestown Sem. Yale Coll., A.B., 1850, AM., 1853;
LL.D., 1SS4; hon. LL.D. from Hamilton Coll.; m. Utica,
N. Y. June 21, 1851, Elizabeth Morris. Editor of Utica
Herald, 1850-1889; principal Utica Acad., 1850; ass't
treas. U. S., In N. Y., 1889-1893; treas. U. S.. 1899-1905;
pres. Franklin Nat. Bank, N. Y., 1894-1897. Repub-
lican; Presby'n. Mem. N. Y. Assembly, 1866; repre-
sentative in Congress, 1870-1875. Mem. Am. Hist
Ass'n, Nat Geog. Soc, Oneida Hist. Soc, Wash. Econ-
omic Soc. Delivered course of lectures at Cornell
Uniy. and Hamilton Coll., addresses to many State
Bankers Ass'ns, and Am. Bankers' Ass'n. Author-
Government Revenue, History of State of N. Y. Clubs-
Lotos (N.Y.), Ft Schuyler (Utica), Cosmos, Univer-

? ( ijf a 4 h -' D - a) ' Address: 32 Remble St.,
Utica, N. Y.

ROBERTS, GEORGE H.

Banker, ex-postmaster Brooklyn, N. Y.; b. Rochester
N. Y., 1852; at age of 10 went with family to St. Louis
and ed. there until 14 years old, when removed to
Brooklyn, N. Y.; ed. Brooklyn Polytechnic Inst, and
one year at Dresden, Germany; m. 1878; two chil-
dren. In 1873 entered employ of Roberts & Colin, flour
merchants of N. Y. City, and later succeeded uncle.
George H. Roberts, as mem. of firm. For years has
been mem. N. Y. Produce Exchange. Mem. Chamber
of Commerce.; v.-p. and dir. Home Title Insurance Co.
of Brooklyn, N. Y.; sec. and dir. Safe Deposit Co. of
Brooklyn; dir. National City Bank of Brooklyn;
trustee Emmanuel Bapt Ch. Charter mem. old Frank-
lin Literary Soc. Republican; was delegate to the St.
Louis and Phila. convs. which nominated William Mc-
ley, who, before going on that fatal visit to Buffalo,
had promised, not only on the score of party service,
but also on that of personal friendship, to appoint
Mr. Roberts to postmastershlp. Appt'd by Pres. Roose-
velt, and his nomination readily confirmed by Senate,
Dec, 1901. At that time was chm'n Republican City
Com. of Greater N. Y., which resigned. Clubs: Ham-
ilton (Brooklyn), Republican, Sleepy Hollow Country,
Clove Valley Rod and Gun (pres.; N. Y. City). Ad-
dress: Brooklyn, N. Y.

ROBERTS, GEORGE W.

Surgeon; b. Underhill. Vt., 1866; s. George W. and
Esther A. (Graves) Roberts; grad. Univ. of Vt. Bur-
lington, Vt., Ph.B., 1887; N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll. and



Hosp., M.D., 1889; post-grad, work one year in various
European univs. and hosps.; m. Boston, 1890, Emma
Robinson; one son, C. Kingsley, b. 1893. Has prac-
tised medicine in N. Y. City since 1890; exclusive spe-
cialist in surgery and gynecology for past 15 years.
Republican. Mem. numerous med. societies, local. State
and Nat. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Th ta.
Recreations: Travel, automobiling. Clubs: University,
Manhattan, N. Y. Athletic. Address: 170 W. 59th St., N.
Y. City.

ROBERTS, HARVEY E.

Underwriter and journalist; b. Eldridge, N. Y., May

25, 1861; ed. in public schools. Was for eight years
employed with Marshall Field & Co., leading mer-
chants of Chicago, then entered insurance journalism,
becoming for four years mg'r N. Y. office of the In-
vestigator, of Chicago, then for a year business mg'r
Philadelphia Insurance Advocate; bought half in-
terest in The Surveyor, N. Y. City, afterward pub-
lished and edited by firm of Hall & Roberts; with In-
terstate Life Ins. Co., of Indianapolis, 1903, and became
its second v.-p., but resigned 1906 and entered gen.
ins. business in N. Y. City as the H. E. Roberts Co.;
also editor and publisher of the Insurance Advocate.
Address: 55 John St., N. Y. City.

ROBERTS, INA BREVOORT

Author; b. Yonkers, N .Y., May 21, 1874; d. Willard
and Fannie J. (Hawkins) Deane; ed. Maplewood Inst,
Concordville, Pa.; Cherry Street Grammar Sch., Eliza-
beth, N. J.; Newark High Sch., Newark, N. J.; m. N.
Y. City, Aug. 28, 1895, J. Edwards Roberts. Author
of novel, The Lifting of a Finger (Lippincott) ; also
short stories published in Lippincott's Magazine,
Munsey's magazines, Success, The Ladies' Home Jour-
nal, The Woman's Home Companion, Young People's
Weekly and other magazines. Has done casual re-
porting for most of the N. Y. newspapers; now editor
Clubwoman of New York, an annual biography of
clubs and directory of clubwomen; editor and pub-
lisher The Clubwoman's Weekly Calendar. Mem. N,
Y. City Federation of Women's Clubs. Recreations:
Swimming, golf, tennis. Clubs: Woman's Press, Rainy
Day, New Yorkers. Addresses: 507 Fifth Av., N. Y.
City, and 304 Caroline St., Derby, Conn.

ROBERTS, JAMES A.

Born Waterboro, York County, Me.; s. Jeremiah and
Alma Roberts; grad. Bowdoin Coll., A.B. 1870, A.M.
1873, LL.D. 1897; m. 1st, Calais, Me., 1871, Minnie
Pineo (died 1883); 2d, Auburn, Me., 1884, Martha
Dresser; children: Joseph Banks, b. 1873; Amelia, b.
1884. Practised law in Buffalo, 1875-1893. Served in
7th (Me.) Battery, Sept., 1864, to close of Civil War.
Pres. and dir. Greater N. Y. Home Co., Twin Lakes
Reservoir Co., N. J. Home Co.; treas. and dir. Frisco
Gold Mines Co.; dir. Twin Lakes Land & Water Co.
Republican; ' Episcopalian. Pres. N. Y. State Hist.
Ass'n. Mem. N. Y. Assembly, 1897-1898; Buffalo Park
Comm'r, 1891-1893; Comptroller N. Y. State, 1894-1898.
Address: 257 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ROBERTS, JOSEPH BANKS

Lawyer; b. S. Waterboro, Me., Nov. 18, 1873; s.
James A. and Minnie (Pineo) Roberts; grad. Bowdoin
Coll., A.B., 1895; Univ. of Buffalo, LL.B., 1899; m. April
20, 1903, Mary van Rensselaer Ferris; children:
Dorothy Douw, b. May 28, 1904; Morris Ferris, b. July

26, 1905; Margaret L. D., b. Aug. 28, 1908. Sec, treas.
and dir. Greater N. Y. Home Co., New Netherlands
Home Co., Stuyvesant Home Co., Suburban Homes Co.;
treas. and dir. Shoal Harbor Industries; v.-p. and dir.
N. J. Home Co., Am. Carbide Co. Sec. N. Y. Bowdoin
Alumni Ass'n; mem. N. Y. Soc. Colonial Wars, N. Y.
State Hist. Soc Clubs: Alpha Delta Phi, Ridgewood
Country. Residence: Ridgewood, N. J. Address: 2
Rector St, N. Y. City.

ROBERTS, MARY FANTON

Editor; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 1, 1871; d. W. H. and
Isabel Agnes (Annable) Fanton; ed. Albany Female
Acad.; m. 1906, W. Carman Roberts. Was successively
sp'l writer for Sun, Herald, Tribune, Journal, and on
editorial staff Demorest Magazine, New Idea, Woman's
Magazine, Twentieth Century, Home; editor Woman's
Home Companion; now mn'g editor The Craftsman.
Clubs: Pen and Brush, MacDowell. Address: The
Craftsman, 5 E. 39th St., N. Y. City.

ROBERTS, NATHAN SELLECK

Physician; b. Darien, Conn., March 22, 1843; s. Nathan
and Sally (Richards) Roberts; ed. N. Y. City schools,
Mechanical Soc. School, Coll. Phys. and Surgs. Colum-
bia), M.D., March 12, 1867; m. N. Y. City, June 11,
1868, Eliza Bell Rhodaback: children: Mamie Bell, b.
April 11, 1869; Agnes May, b. Feb. 17, 1875; Frank, b.



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Aug-. 1, 1877; Alice, b. Aug. 1, 1881; Edith Belle, b. June
12, 1882; Anna Cecilia, b. Oct. 12, 1884. Clinical ass't
Vanderbilt Clinic; ass't surgeon N. Y. Eye and Ear
Infirmary; surgeon N. Y. Throat and Nose Hosp. ;
instr. otology N. Y. Poly. Med. Sch. and Hosp.; ass't
surgeon in Cornell Univ. Med. Coll.; surgeon Met.
Throat Hosp. During Civil War enlisted under Col.
(later Gen.) Terry in 7th Com. Vols., 1861; comm'd
by Sec. of War Stanton as 1st ass't surgeon 21st U. S.
C T 1863- surgeon of police during- Mayor Have-
meyer's second term. Mem. Lenox Med. and Surg.
Soc, Clinical Soc. N. Y. Polyclinic, Physicians' Mutual
Aid Ass'n, Soc. for Relief of Widows and Orphans of
Med. Men, Union Veteran Legion. Address: 315 w.
94th St., N. Y. City.
ROBERTS, WINFRED HENRY

Civil engineer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 28, 1875; s.
Gracie Sayre and Euphemia (Coleman) Roberts; grad.
N Y Univ., B.S., C.E , 1897. Unmarried. Ass t eng r
Dep't of Finance, N. Y. City. Editor: Proceedings ot
the Municipal Eng'rs of City of NY Major and ass it
to the chief of Coast Artillery, N. G. N. Y Episco-
palian. Mem Delta Phi fraternity, 0>ir Municipal
(Eng'rs of City of N. Y.; mem Efficiency Soc. Soc of
Automobile Eng'rs, Eng'ring A lumm of NT. Umy.
Clubs: Army and Navy (N. Y. City) Brooklyn Eng-
neers (past pres.). Residence: 4614 Eleventh Av.,
Brooklyn. Address: 280 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ROBERTSON, FRANK WADE

Physician; b. Owego, Tioga Co., N. Y., Dec. 10, 1S6S,
s. A. Jay and Laura (Wade) Robertson; ed. ColL Phys.
and Surg. (Columbia), M.D., 1895; m. N. Y. City, 1901,
Adele Bridge. Engaged in practice of medicine in M.
Y. City since 1895. Independent; Protestant. In-
terested in sociological and public health question!..
Represented N. Y. State as delegate appt d by the
Governor at convs. of Nat. Charities and Corrections
Nat. Prison Ass'n, State Conferences of Charities and
Corrections Mem. Acad, of Medicine, West Side Clini-
cal Soc, Soc. of Alumni of Bellevue Hosp.; trustee
Soc Med Jurisprudence, Am. Medico-Psychological
Ass'n. Physician Roosevelt Hosp., Dep't of Nervous
and Mental Diseases; attending physician Cornell
Univ. Med. Coll., Dep't Nervous Diseases. Clirb:
Columbia Yacht. Address: 411 West End Av., N. Y.
City.
ROBERTSON, MORGAN

Author- b. Oswego, N. Y., Sept. 30, 1861; s. Andrew
and Ruth (Glassford) Robertson; ed. public schools
and Cooper Union; m. May 27, 1S94, Alice M. Doyle.
Author: Spun Yarn; Futility; A Tale of a Halo;
Where Angels Fear to Tread; Masters of Men; Ship-
mates; Sinful Peck; Down to the Sea; Land Ho; Fin-
negan; Chivalry (play). Address: 41 W. 24th St., N.
Y. City.

ROBICHON, HECTOR A.

Lawyer; b. Quebec, Can.; s. Peter A. and Leontine
(Beland) Robichon; grad. U. S. Mil. Acad., 1S99, Law
Dep't, St. Lawrence Univ., LL.B., 1906. Served through
Spanish-Am. War and Philippine Insurrection as cadet
U. S. Mil. Acad., 2d lieut. 13th U. S. Inf., and 1st lieut.
27th U. S. Inf., 189S-1902, participating in engagements
at Guadalupe, Cavite Viejo, Santa Cruz, Novaleta, San
Francisco de Malabon and San Fabian, Philippine
Islands; received hon. mention from Gen. Bell for suc-
cessful scouting against the guerillas in Pangasinan
Province, which resulted in capture of many arms
and much ammunition; also received honorable men-
tion at the battles of Cavite Viejo, Novaleta and San
Francisco de Malabon. Admitted to practise in the
Supreme Court, U. S. Circuit Court, Eastern Dist. of
N. Y., U. S. Dist. Court for Southern and Eastern Dist.
of N. Y.; now practising law in N. Y. City. Acquitted
the defendant in the noted forgery case of the U. S.
vs. William Costelloe. Has traveled around the world,
visited India, Japan and Egypt. Mem. Mil. Order of
the Caraboa. Catholic. Club: Army and Navy, Manila.
Residence: Huntington, L. I. Address: 26 Liberty
St., N. Y. City.

ROBINS, KINGMAN NOTT

Financier; b. Waterville, Me., Sept. 7, 1881: s. Henry
E. and Cordelia Ewell (Nott) Robins; grad. Worces-
ter Acad., 1900; Harvard Coll., A.B., 1904; m. April
22, 1913, Elizabeth Adams Sibley. Treas. Associated
Mortgage Investors; dir. Nat. Light & Power Co., St.
Louis, Mo., Provident (Remedial) Loan Soc; mem.
Chamber of Commerce. Dir. Children's Playground
League; trustee Reynolds Library, various other civic
and philanthropic corns. Clubs: Genesee Valley, Uni-
versity (Rochester), National (Toronto), Harvard
(N. Y.), Canadian Alpine. Residence: 149 Westmin-
ster Road. Address: Granite Bld'g, Rochester, N. Y.



ROBINS, THOMAS

Pres. Ro'bins Conveying Belt Co.; b. West Point, N.
Y., Sept. 1, 1868; s. Thomas and Emma (Davis) Rob-
ins; ed. Princeton Univ., special course, 1886-1889;
coll. ed'n, classical; m. Boston, April 26, 1894, Wini-
fred H. Tucker; children: Thomas, b. 1896, Samuel
Davis, b. 1898. Inventor of the Belt Conveyor, which
is used for carrying coal, ores; also of other devices.
Received gold medal St. Louis Exp'n for invention
and development of Belt Conveyor. Served in N. Y.
Naval Reserve, 1891-1897. Has written technical arti-
cles. Pres. of Robins Conveying Belt Co. Independent
in politics; Episcopalian. Mem. Iron and Steel Inst,
of Great Britain, Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Lake Su-
perior Mining Inst., Franklin Inst., York Lodge
(Masonic). Sec. Inventors' Guild, N. Y. Clubs:
Racquet and Tennis, Princeton. Address: 165 E.
61st St., N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, ALEXANDER L.

Physician; b. Hudson, N. Y., Sept. 2, 1863; s. George
W. and Cornelia Bleecker (Williams) Robinson; g.-g.s.
on maternal side of Gen. David Van Ness, and wife
Cornelia Heermance, prominent old N. Y. families; ed.
Hudson (N. Y.) Acad., George Washington Univ., Wash-
ington, D. C, M.D. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State
Med. Soc, N. Y. County Med. Soc, Alumni Ass'n George
Washington University. Club: Knickerbocker Whist.
Address: 101 W. 78th St., N. Y. City.
ROBINSON, ALLAN

Lawyer; b. Troy, N. Y., March 31, 186S; s. Charles
E. and Clara (Vaill) Robinson; ed. public schs. of
Troy and Rochester, N. Y., Yale Univ., A. B., 1891;
Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1894; m. N. Y. City, March 14,
1898, Jean de Forest Knox Barbour; children: Ed-
ward, b. Jan. 1899; Jane K., b. April, 1900. Sec. Immi-
gration Comm'r Port of N. Y., 1902-1905; pres. Allied
Real Estate Interests, 1906-1913; chm'n N. Y. Citj
Com. of Association to Prevent Corrupt Practices at
Elections, 1909-1911; pres. Schola Cantorum, 1912-
1913; chm'n N. Y. City Charter Conf., 1911; pres. Mac-
Dowell Memorial Ass'n, 1911-1913; treas. Nat. Citizen s'
Com. for Russian Treaty Abrogation, 1911-1912;. pres.
Mendelssohn Glee Club, 1900-1906; chm'n Citizens'
Com. on Police, appt'd at Cooper Union Mass Meeting,
Aug. 14, 1912. Republican; Presby'n. Dir. Philhar-
monic Soc of N. Y.,' 1912-1913. Clubs: University,
Republican. Residence: 901 Lexington Av. Address:
165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, ANDREW R.

Physician; b. Ontario, Canada, July 31, 1S45; s.
George and Isabella Robinson; ed. Brampton (Ont.)
High Sen., 1860-1864, Univ. of Toronto, 1S65-1869,
Mi:.. Isi'.'.i (with honors), Bellevue Hosp. Med. ''"11..
M.D. 1868, Edinburgh, Scotland, L.R.C.P. and D.R.C.S.,
1870, London and Paris, 1870, Vienna, Austria, 1872-
1873; m. 1st, 1'876, Marie Kress, of N. Y. ; 2d, N. Co-
hasset. Mass., Oct. 17, 1904, Daisy M. Orleman, M.S..
M.D. Interne Nursery and Child's Hosp., N. Y. City,
1871; prof, histology and pathol. anatomy Woman's
Med. Coll., N. Y. Infirmary, 14 years; prof, dermato-
logy in N. Y. Polyclinic Med. Sch. and Hosp. since
1884. Pres Dermatol. Section 9th Internat. Med. Con-
gress, Washington, 1887; v.-p. (hon.) same section
10th Congress, Berlin, 1890. Foreign corr. mem.
Societe Franchise de Determatologie et Syphiligraphie.
Author: Manual of Dermatology; also many original
articles on medical subjects; first writer to describe
hidrocystoma. Mem. Am. Dermat. Ass'n, N. Y. Der-
matol. Soc. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, N. Y. Pathol. Soc,
North Western Med. and Surg. Soc, Medico-Chirurg.
Soc, Harvey Soc, etc. Trustee N. Y. Polyclinic Med.
Schi and Hosp.; mem. St. Andrew's Soc, Burns' Soc,
Canadian Soc. Univ. Toronto Alumni Ass'n. Recrea-
tions: Fishing and hunting: has own trout preserve
and hatcherv in Canada. Club: British Universities.
Adress: 159 W. 49th St., N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, BEVERLEY

Physician; b. Philadelphia, March 22, 1844; s. Mon-
cure and Charlotte (Taylor) Robinson; grad. Univ. of
Pa., A.B., 1862. Univ. of Paris, France, M.D., 1872; m.
Anna Eliza Foster; children: Beverley Randolph,
Pauline L., Anna F. Served as volunteer U. S. A. on
emergency call, 1863. After graduation was house
physician in Paris hospitals; then established practise
in N. Y. City. Clinical prof, medicine, Univ. and
Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., N. Y. ; consulting physician
to St. Luke's and City Hosps. Mem. N. Y. Acad. Medi-
cine, Delta Psi fraternity, Century. University and
Knickerbocker Clubs. Address: 42 W. 37th St., N. Y.
City.
ROBINSON, BEVERLEY RANDOLPH

Lawver; b. N. Y. City, June 24. 1876; s. Beverley and
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Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1901; unmarried. Admitted
to bar Oct., 1900. Mem. B'd Aldermen, N. Y City, 1904-
1906; mem. of Assembly of N. Y. State. 1907, 1908,
1909; pres. 27th Assembly Dist. Republican Club.
Corporator Five Points House of Industry; mem. B'd
of Mg'rs N. Y. Infant Asylum. Mem. firm of Masten
& Nichols. Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. v.,
New York State and Am. Bar Ass'ns, Sons of Revolu-
tion, Soc. Colonial Wars, St. Nicholas Soc. mem. Phi
Beta Kappa Soc. and Phi Delta Phi fraternity. Clubs:
Union, University, Century, Down Town, Harvard,
Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht (trustee), Republican,
Knickerbocker (N. Y. City), Fort Orange (Albany).
Residence: 42 W. 37th St. Address: 49 Wall St., N. Y.
City.

ROBINSON, CHARLES ALEXANDER

Principal Peekskill Mil. Acad.; to. West Hebron,
Washing-ton County, N. Y., Feb. 22, 1S71; s. William
and Mary Elizabeth (Archibald) Robinson; ed. Phillips
Acad., Andover, Mass., 1890; Princeton Univ., A.B. (first
honor Latin salutatorian), 1S94; Ph.D., 1902; Johns
Hopkins Univ., 1896-1897; studied in Europe, 1895-
1896; classical fellow one year at Princeton. 1S94-
1895; m. Camden, N. X, June 16, 1S9S, Sarah Sharpe
Westcott; children: Charles Alexander, Jr., b. 1900;
Sarah Westcott, b. 1902; Elizabeth Archibald, b. 1903.
Travelled and studied abroad (England, Scotland, Italy
and Oreece), 1895-1896. Instr. Greek. Princeton Univ.,
1S97-1898; instr. Latin, Princeton Univ., 1S9S-1903 (last
four years head of Latin Dep't in John C. Green School
of Science). Principal Peekskill Mil. Acad, since 1903.
Author of various works in Latin language and lit-
erature. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Philol.
Ass'n. Recreation: Golf. Address: Mil. Acad , Peeks-
kill, N. Y.

ROBINSON, CHARLES L.

Manufacturer; b. Sayville, L. I., N. Y Julv 9 1874;
s. Frank Tracy and Ida May (Frost) Robinson; at-
tended Yale, Sheffield Scientific Sch., 1895- m. Hart-
ford, June, 1S96, Elizabeth H. J. Beach; children:
Caldwell Colt, Elizabeth Alden, Francis. Pres. and dir.
Colt's Patent Fire Arms Mf*g Co ; dir. Travellers'
Ins. Co., Hartford Fire Ins. Co., Am. Hardware Co.,
Conn. Trust & Safe Deposit Co., Phoenix Nat. Bank,
Newport Trust Co. Chm'n Rep. State Conv., Provi-
dence, 190S; delegate Chicago Conv., 1908; Colonel
Newport Art'y, 1903-190S. Recreations: Yachting,
shooting. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Union, Brook,
Racquet. N. Y. Yacht, Imperial German Yacht (Kiel).
Royal Belgium Yacht (Antwerp), Royal Thames
Yacht (London), Newport Reading Room, Newport
Golf, Newport Casino (Newport), Hartford Yacht,
Hartford. Hartford Golf, Farmington County. Resi-
dence: Manatuck Farm, West Hartford, and Newport,
R. I. Address: 17 Van Dyke Av., Hartford, Conn.

ROBINSON, CHARLES MULFORD

Author and town planner; b. Ramapo, N. Y., April
30, 1869; s. Arthur and Jane H. (Porter) Robinson; ed.
private schs. and Univ. of Rochester, A.B. 1891, hon.
A.M. 1905; m. Albany, N. Y., April 8, 1S96, Eliza Ten
Eyck Pruyn. Editorial writer Rochester Post Express,
1891-1900; engaged in European travel, 1891, 1895, 1899,
1910; sec. Am. Park and Outdoor Art Ass'n, 1902-1904;
first sec. Alliance of Civic Org'ns (Nat.), 1904; first
sec. Am. Civic Ass'n, 1904. Author: Improvement of
Towns and Cities, S editions, two in 1901, 1902, 1906,
1907, 1909, 1911, 1913 (Putnams); Modern Civic Art,
4 editions, 1903, 1905. 1909, 1912 (Putnams); The Call
of the City, 1908, 1909 (Paul Elder & Co.); The Width
and Arrangement of Streets. 1911 (McGraw-Hill Book
Co.). City planner, 1904-1913, submitting reports and
plans for beautifying Colorado Springs, Denver, De-
troit. Oakland, Honolulu, Los Angeles and twenty
other towns and cities. See. (1907) of Columbus (Ohio)
Plan Comm'n. Prof, of civic design (on part time).
Univ. of 111., 1913-1914. Park comm'r and dir. Chil-
dren's Playground League and Memorial Art Gallery
in Rochester. Contb'r since 1891 to leading periodi-
cals, including Atlantic Monthly. Century, Harper's.



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