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World's Work, Architectural Record. Municipal Jour-
nal, House and Garden, Educational Review, Crafts-
man, American Homes and Gardens, Annals of Ameri-
can Academy. Hon. mem. English "Scapa" (Soc. for
Checking Abuses of Public Advertising) and many
local improvement socs. in America, such as Public
Park Ass'n of Providence. R. I.; Outdoor Art League,
of Calif. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Psi Upsilon fra-
ternitv. Clubs: National Arts (N. Y. City). Genesee
Valley (Rochester), University (Urbana. 111.), 20th
Century of Boston (corr. mem.). Address: 65 S.
Washington St., Rochester, N. Y.

ROBINSON, DOUGLAS

Capitalist: grad. Univ. of Oxford, 1876; m. Corinne
Roosevelt; children: Corinne D., Monroe D., Stewart D.



Prei and dir. Douglas Robinson, Charles S. Brown &
Co.; trustee Atlantic Mutual Ins. Co.; dir. Am. Ins. Co.
i 'lubs: University. Down Town. Church, Essex County,
Country. Residence: 9 E. 63d St. Address: It Wall
St., X. Y. City.

ROBINSON, EDWARD

Dlrei toi Met. Museum "f Art; b. Boston. Mass., Nov.
1, 1858; s. Edwin A. and Ellen (Coburn) Robinson; ed.
Boston Latin Sch.. grad. Harvard Univ., A.B.. 1S79;
Berlin Univ., 1SS3-1885; Univ. nl' Aberdeen, Scotland,
L.L.D., 1905; m. Boston, Feb. 21, 1881, Elizabeth, d.




Ut|Ui Ill's, ivj ii ae u ill (ii i' i lie- . V I l.->. UUSIUI

1SS5-1902; dir., 1902-1905: lecturer on classical archae-
ology, Harvard Univ., 1893-1894 and 1898-1902; hon.
prof. Facultv of Fine Arts, Columbia Univ., since 1906.
Ass't dir. Met. Museum of Art. N. Y. City, 1906-1909;
acting dir., June, 1909-Nov., 1910: elected dir., Nov.,
1910. V.-p. Archasol. Inst, of America; mem. Council of
Am. Acad, of Arts and Sciences; trustee Am. Acad, of
Rome. Address: Met. Museum of Art, N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, GEORGE HENRY

Banker; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 21, 1S65; s. Thomas and
Alary (How-land) Robinson; ed. schs. of N. Y. ; un-
married. Mem. banking firm Fisk & Robinson. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Acad. Polit. Science.
Clubs: Lawyers, Republican. City. Residence: New
Rochelle, N. Y. Address: 26 Exchange Place, N. Y.
City.

ROBINSON, HUBBELL

Lawyer; b. Albany, N. Y Sept. 14, 1874; s. William
D. and Mary Louise (Smith) Robinson; ed. Albany
i X. Y.) Acad.; grad. Union Coll., Schenectady, N. Y.,
Ph.B., 1S97; Albany (N. Y.) -Law Sch., 1S99; m. Schenec-
tady, Oct. 4, 1899, Marcia Johnson; one son, Hubbell.
b. 1905. Mem. firm of Naylon & Robinson, counsel
for Schenectady R'y Co. Mem. Alpha Delta Phi fra-
ternity, Union Chapter. Clu'bs: Mohawk Golf, Mo-
hawk (Schenectady). Address: 273 State St., Schenec-
tady, N. Y.

ROBINSON, JAMES HARVEY

Prof, history in Columbia Univ.; b. Bloomington, 111.,
June 29, 1S63; s. James Harvey and Latricia Maria
(Drake) Robinson; ed. Harvard Univ., A.B. 1S87, A.M.
1888, and in German universities, receiving Ph.D. de-
gree from Univ. of Freiburg, 1890; m. Bloomington,
111., Sept. 1, 18S7, Grace Woodville Read. Lecturer on
European history, 1891, and associate prof, history,
1892-1895. Univ. of Pa.; prof, history Columbia Univ.
since 1895; acting dean Barnard Coll., 1900. Author:
The German Bundesrath, 1891: Petrarch, the First
Modern Scholar and Man of Letters (in collabora-
tion with H. W. Rolfe), 1899; Introduction to the
History of Western Europe. 1903; Readings in Euro-
pean History, 2 volumes, 1905; The Development of
Modern Europe (in collaboration with C. A. Beard), 2
volumes, 1907; Readings in Modern European History
(in collaboration with C. A. Beard), 2 volumes, 1908-
1909; The New History, 1912. One of the editors of
Translations and Reprints from Original Sources of
European Historv; one of editors. 1891-1895, of Annals
of Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science. Club: Century.
Address: 567 W. 113th St., N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, LEONARD G.

Lawyer; b. Russia, 1875; ed. Phillips Exeter Acad.,
Exeter, N. H., and Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, N. Y.;
grad. Harvard Coll., A.B., 1902; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B.,
1906; m. Middleboro, Mass., 1911, Florence B. Levy;
one son: Leonard G., Jr., b. 1911. Taught modern
languages at Princeton Preparatory Sch., Princeton,
N. J.; Trinity Hall, Washington. Pa., and Trinity Sch.,
N. Y. City; grad. N. Y. Law Sch. and admitted to N.
Y. Bar, 1906; gen. mg'r Jewish Agr'l & Industrial Aid
Soc. since 1907; instrumental in inaugurating many
edn'l activities among Jewish farmers in U. S. and
in promoting rural org-'n and co-operation. Intro-
duced Raiffeisen co-operative agr'l credit system into
U. S. and organized a number of such Credit Unions,
so far the only co-operative agr'l credit banks in U.
S. Author: The Agricultural Activities of the Jews
in America. Lecturer and contb'r of articles on rural
economics, co-operation and finance. Club: Harvard.
Residence: 609 VV. 137th St. Address: 174 Second
Av., N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, MARY HUNTTING

Physician; b. Southold, Suffolk Co., N. Y., Feb. 15,
1875; d. James Richards and Mary Lydia (Forbes)
Robinson, direct descendant Rev. John Robinson, who
came here with Pilgrims, also of John Alden; ed. in
public schools of Elmira, one year at Elmira Coll..



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grad. Oswego State Normal and Training School, 1897,
Cornell Univ. Med. Coll., N. Y. City, M.D., with honors,
1906. Taught school five and a half years after gradu-
. ation from Normal Sch.; spent two years in Wyoming
and Colorado. After graduation from Cornell Medical
Coll. practised medicine in Elmira, N. Y. After 3
years practise in Elmira became resident physician
State Western House of Refuge for Women, of Al-
bion, N. Y., which position has held 4 years. Presby'n.
Mem. Orleans' County Med. Ass'n, Am. Med. Ass'n.
Address: Albion, N. Y.

ROBINSON, MYRON WILBUR

Real estate and insurance; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 11.
1881; s. J. M. and Carrie E. (Hull) Robinsdn; ed. Phil-
lips Exeter Acad. Columbia Sch. of Mines, N. Y. City.
Yale Law Sch., New Haven; m. Moorestown, N. J.
July 14, 1903, Florence Lamb. Engaged in extensive
real estate and insurance business, being connected
with Myron W. Robinson Co., Inc.; dir. Am. Grass
Twine Co.; v. -p. and dir. Cosio Cigar Co.; agent North
River German-Am., Phcenix of London, Northern of
London, and Boston Ins. Co.'s. Has traveled in all
parts of U. S. and Europe for pleasure. Mem. B'd of
Freeholders of Bergen Co., N. J. Republican; Presby'n
Mem. Sigma Chi. Clubs: Underwriters, American Ken-
nel, Book and Gavel (Yale); Englewood Field. Ad-
dress: 1134 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, NELSON LEMUEL

Lawyer; b. Morley, N. Y., July 17, 1857; s. Georg'
and Cordelia Victoria (Buck) Robinson; ed. St. Law-
rence Univ., B.A., 1877, M.A., 1880, Harvard Coll., B.A
1881; Harvard Law School; m. 1st, Canton, N. Y. April
6, 1882, Clara Weaver (died Oct. 2, 1905); 2d, Lexing-
ton, Ky., June 25, 1907, Maude Richmond Henderson;
children: Ethel. George, Marjory, Ernest Leffert. En-
gaged in practise N. Y. City, now partner in law firm
of Robinson, Allen & Hoy. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa
Soc, Harvard Law Sch. Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N.
Y. Trustee St. Lawrence Univ. Clubs: Harvard, St.
Lawrence. Country residence: Canton, N. Y. Resi-
dence: 53 E. 78th St. Address: 45 William St., N.
Y. City.

ROBINSON, ROY M.

Lawyer; b. Winfield, Kan., Dec. 4, 1875; s. Martin
Luther and Amanda Gertrude (Martin) Robinson;
grad. Univ. of Kansas, A.B., 1897, Columbia Law Sch.,
LL.B., 1900; m. Englewood, N. J., April 25, 1905, Mary
Sabina Stockman; one d. Sabina Mary, b. 1908. Ad-
mitted to bar 1900. Presby'n; Progressive. Mem. N.
Y. A. A. Univ. of Kansas, Kansas Soc. of N. Y., Phi
Kappa Psi fraternity. Recreation: Tennis. Club:
Englewood City. Address: 34 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, SANFORD

Lawyer; b. North Adams, Mass., July 7, 1873; s.
Arthur and Clara (Sanford) Robinson; grad. Williams
Coll., B.A., 1896; Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1900; m.
Greenwich, Conn., April 10, 1909, Ruth Edson. Ad-
mitted Mass., Suffolk County Bar, 1900; N. Y. Bar,
1901; U. S. Supreme Court, 1907. Republican. Con-
gregationalism Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon. Clubs:
Harvard, Greenwich Country. Address: 59 Wall St.,
N. Y. City.

ROBINSON, THEODORE DOUGLAS

Chm'n N. Y. State Nat. Progressive Party; b. N. Y.
City, April 28, 1883; s. Douglas and Corinne (Roose-
velt) Robinson; grad. St. Paul's Sch., Concord, N. H.,
and Harvard Univ., A.B., 1904; m. June 18, 1904, Helen
R. Roosevelt; children: Douglas, Jr., b. 1905; Helen
Douglas, b. 1907; Elizabeth Mary Douglas, b. 1909.
Mem. Assembly, N. Y. State Legislature, 1912. Pro-
gressive; Episcopalian. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Har-
vard, University, Racquet and Tennis (N. Y. City),
Fort Schuyler (Utica), Fort Orange (Albany). Ad-
dress: Jordanville, N. Y.

ROBINSON, WINIFRED JOSEPHINE

Ass't prof, botany, Vassar Coll.; b. Johnstown, Barry
Co., Mich., Oct. 17, 1867; d. Walter J. and Pamelia
(Wheelock) Robinson; ed. Battle Creek (Mich.) public
schools; grad. Mich. State Normal Coll (Normal News
oratorical prize), 1892, M.Pd., 1912, Mich. Univ., B.S.,
B.Pd., 1899, Columbia Univ., Ph.D., 1912. Instr. Mich.
State Normal Coll., 1893-1895, Vassar Coll. since 1899.
Dean of Women, Wis. Univ. (Summer Session, 1913).
Fellow A.A.A.S., Am. Soc. Naturalists, Torrey Bot.
Club, Alpha Phi fraternity. Club: Nat. Arts. Address
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

ROBITZEK, HARRY

Lawyer; b. Feb. 21, 1883; s. Emil and Jennie (Hecht)
Robitzek; grad. Columbia Inst., Columbia Coll., A.B.,
N. Y. Univ. Law School, LL.B.; m. N. Y. City, June 17,
1909. Engaged in practise of law from gradua-



tion; att'y and v.-p. Taxpayers' Alliance, Borough of
the Bronx; v.-p. Vyse Estate Property Owners' Ass'n.
Has traveled over Europe, the United States and Can-
ada several times, also West Indies. Mem. North Side
B'd of Trade, 23d Ward Property Owners' Ass'n, Sec.
G. Robitzek & Bro., Inc., coal dealers, 136th St. and
Rider Av Albion Lodge, 26, F. and A. M. Residence:
S30 E. 163d St. Bronx. Address: 160 Broadway, N. Y.
City.

ROBSON, JAMES A.

Jurist; b. Gorham, Ontario Co., N. Y., Jan. 1, 1851; s.
John and Isabella (Telfer) Robson; grad. Canandaigua
Acad., Yale, B.A., 1873; Columbia LL.B., 1876.^ Appt'd
Justice Supreme Court State of N. Y., Oct. 19, 1903;
elected Nov., 1904; appt'd Asso. Justice Appellate Div.,
4th Dep't, Jan. 1, 1907, re-elected 1912. Republican.
Trustee Clifton Springs Sanitarium. Address: Canan-
daigua, N. Y.

ROBY, WILLARD

Lawyer; b. Boston, Mass.. July 15, 1856; s. Ebenezer
and Ann Augusta (Niles) Roby; grad. Harvard Coll.,
A.B., 1877, Columbia Coll., LL.B., 1881. Mem. Sons of
the Revolution. Clubs: Union, Harvard, Meadow
Brook, Democratic (N. Y. City), St. James (London).
Address: 32 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

ROCHE, OLIN SCOTT

Clergyman; grad. Gen. Theol. Sem., 1883, S.T.B., 1885;
D.D., St. Stephen's Coll., 1912. Ordered deacon 1883,
ordained priest 1884, by Bishop Littlejohn, in Episco-
pal ministry. Formerly in charge Emmanuel Ch., Islip,
L. I. Reotor St. Peter's Ch., N. Y. City. Address: 346
W. 20th St., N. Y. City.

ROCHE, SPENCER S.

Clergyman; s. Rev. Alexander and Mary Caroline
Roche; grad. Columbia Coll., A.M., 1873; Union TheoL
Sem., 1873; Gen. Theol. Sem., 1874; Trinity Coll., D.D.,
1901; m. May 27, 1889, Emma Clark Hendrickson, of
Brooklyn; children: Ernest Spencer, Austin Summer-
field, Paul Maurice Clark, Emeline Clark. Ordered
deacon, 1874, by Bishop Littlejohn; ordained priest,
1875, by Bishop Potter, in Episcopal ministry. At
Grace Ch., Brooklyn Heights, N. Y., 1874-1875. Rector
St. Mark's Ch., Brooklyn, N. Y., 1875-1912; examining
chaplain, 1883-1911; sec. and historian, class of 1870,
Columbia Coll.; mem. chapter of Cathedral since 1887,
chancellor since 1897; mem. L. I. Hist. Soc, N. Y. Hist.
Soc, Met. Museum of Art, Robert Fulton Monument
Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa, chm'n Corns, for L. I. for Five
Million Dollar Clergy Pension Fund; hon. v.-p. Soc for
Prevention of Crime; Sec. Joint Com. on Erection of
Diocesan Hall, Garden City, N. Y. Author: The Life
and Sermons of John Alexander Roche, M.D., D.D., and
Biographical and Commemorative Discourses. Address:
Garden City, N. Y.; (summer) 840 Broadway, Sara-
toga Springs, N. Y.

ROCHE, WILLIAM J.

Lawyer; b. Troy, N. Y., March 7, 1853; s. William
and Margaret (Guiry) Roche; ed. St. Mary's Acad.,
Troy, N. Y. ; A.M., Manhattan Coll.; m. N. Y. City,
June 15, 1880, Mary L. Campion; 5 children, all boys.
Commenced study of law at Troy in office of Town-
sends & Browne; admitted to bar, 1874; became mem.
law firm of Townsends & Roche, 1878; formed co-part-
nership with Hon. Martin I. Townsend in 1880, which
continued until 1897, Henry T. Nason becoming mem.
of the firm in 1889; still continues in active practise;
senior mem. Wm. J. & Wm. C. Roche. Was city att'y
of Troy, 1883-1886, city comptroller 1886-1890, corp'n
counsel, 1890-1900. Mem. Constitutional Conv., 1894,
as delegate from Rensselaer-Columbia Dist., has fre-
quently acted as delegate to city, county, judicial and
State convs. of Democratic party. Mem. N. Y. State
Bar Ass'n, Rensselaer County Bar Ass'n, B. P. O. Elks,
trustee Supreme Court Library, Troy. Club: Troy
(Troy). Address: Troy, N. Y.

ROCHELLE, GEORGE I.

Physician; b'. in Austria, Oct. 7, 1867; s. Leo and
Julia (Freund) Rochelle; ed. Gymnasium, Austria,
Electic Med. Coll., N. Y. City, 1895, Coll. Phvs. and
Surg., Baltimore, Md., 1S98; m. Philadelphia, Pa Nov.
9, 1901, Martha M. Mayer; one son. Theodore J. Ro-
chelle, b. April 26, 1905. Dir. and Founder Cosmopoli-
tan Hosp. Mem. Soc. of Med. Jurisprudence. Summer
home: "West Nyack, N. Y. Address: 616 Madison At.,
N. Y. City.

ROCKEFELLER, HENRY OSCAR

Physician and surgeon; b. Germantown, N. Y., June
8, 1862; s. Henry Harrison and Florence (Myers)
Rockefeller; ed. public school until 14 years of age;
while 16 and 17 years of age attended Claverack Col-
lege, afterwards in Chicago Homce. Med. Coll., grad.



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school until 1SS4; then two years in Albany Mod. Col-
lege, afterwards in Chicago Homoeo. Med. Coll., grad.
M.D. 1SS7; has certificate of Resents of N. Y.; m.
Englewood, N. J., April 24. L889, Adelaide Virginia
Hover; children: Frances Elizabeth, b. Jan. 18, 1'891,
Florence Marthena, b. Jinn- 22 1892, Henry Oscar, b.
April 16, 1894, Clara Estella, b. Jan. 19, 1898. Was
raed. dir. of 26th Ward Iloniee. Dispensary and Hosp.
for ten years until the officials Induced the city to
take the hospital and maintain the hospital with an
ambulance service which is now at 109 Bradford St.,
a branch of Flatbush Hosp. It was principally tin ,.
Mr. Rockefeller's efforts that dispensary and hospiial
were established. .Republican; Presby n. Mem. Bd
of Mg'rs Brooklyn Ass'n for Improving Condition of
Poor. Mem. Kings County Homue. Med. Soc, N. Y.
State Honiffi. Med. Soc, Brooklyn Clinical Soc, 22d
Assembly Dist. Republican Club. Royal Arcanum, Im-
proved Order of Heptasophs; historian Rockefeller
Family Ass'n, compiler Rockefeller Genealogy. Ad-
dress: 152 Jerome St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

ROCKEFELLER, JOHN DAVISON

Capitalist; b. Richford, Tioga Co., N. Y July S,
1'839; s. William Avery and Eliza (Davison) Rockefel-
ler; ed. in public schools; m. Cleveland, O., Sept. 8,
1864, Laura C. Spelman; children: Bessie, b. 1866 (m.
18S9, Prof. Charles A. Strong; died 1906), Alta, b. 1871
<m. E. Parmalee Prentice), Edith, b. 1872 (m. 1895,
Harold F..McCormick), John D., Jr., b. 1874. Went to
Cleveland, Ohio, 1S53, and in 1S55 obtained employ-
ment in commission house of Hewitt & Tuttle; in
1858 became partner in commission firm of Clark &
Rockefeller; In 1S62 they became associated with
Samuel Andrews, an expert oil refiner, and under firm
name of Andrews, Clark & Co., engaged extensively in
the oil business; William Rockefeller, a brother, was
admitted and a new company, William Rockefeller &
Company, was formed, which, in 1865, built, at Cleve-
land, a large refinery, known as the Standard Oil Re-
finery; later an eastern branch was established at
New York City with Henry M. Flagler as an additional
partner; in 1870 the several firms were combined as
the Standard Oil Company, with a capital of $1,000,000,
with John D. Rockefeller as pres. ; later other organi-
zations were formed and eventually control of nearly
the entire oil business of the country. Organized 1882
the Standard Oil Trust, but it was dissolved in 1892,
and since then various companies have been operated
separately, but under identical control. Mr. Rockefel-
ler's benefactions have been large; in 1892 founded
and endowed the University of Chicago, to which has
since made many gifts, the total aggregating nearly
$15,000,000; to the General Education Board, incor-
porated 1903, gave first $1,000,000, then in 1905, $10,-
000,000, and in Feb., 1907, $32,000,000 for the purposes
of education; has given also $1,000,000 to Yale, large
sums to Vassar, Mount Holyoke and Barnard colleges;
endowed the Rockefeller Inst, for Med. Research in
N. Y. City, The Rockefeller Foundation and other in-
stitutions; and has been a generous benefactor to
Baptist inst'ns. Mem. Fifth Av. Baptist Ch., N. Y. City.
Mem. S. A. R. Club: Union League. Has large estates
at [Pocantico Hills, N. Y., Lakewood, N. J., and home
at Cleveland, O. Residence: 4 W. 54th St. Address:
26 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ROCKEFELLER, JOHN DAVISON, JR.

Capitalist; b. Cleveland, O., 1874: s. John Davison
and Laura C. (Spelman) Rockefeller; grad. Brown
Univ., A.B.. 1897; m. Frovidence, R. I., 1901, Abby
Greene Aldrich, d. U. S. Senator Kelson W. Aldrich of
R. I.; children: Abby, b. 1903, John D., 3d., b. 1906,
Nelson Aldrich, b. 190S, Laurance, b. 1910, Winthrop,
b. 1912. Since leaving coll. associated with father in
his business enterprises; dir. in various 'business
corp'ns. Mem. Gen. Ed'n B'd. Clubs: University,
Alpha Delta Phi. City Midday, City. Residence: 10 W.
54th St. Address: 26 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ROCKEFELLER, WILLIAM

Capitalist; b. Richford, Tioga Co., N. Y., May 31,
1841; s. William Avery and Eliza (Davfson) Rockefel-
ler; ed. in schools of Oswego, N. Y., and Cleveland, O.,
becoming resident of latter city in 1853; m. Cleveland,
O., 1864 ( Almira Geraldine Goodsell; children: Emma,
b. 1868 (m. Dr. David Hunter McAlpin), William G.,
b. 1870, Percy Avery, b. 1878, Ethel Geraldine, b. 1882.
Began business career as bookkeeper and later part-
ner in produce comm'n trade; afterward became as-
sociated with oil firm of Andrews, Clark & Co. (of
which his brother, John D. Rockefeller, was mem.),
and later a new firm was formed under name of
William Rockefeller & Co., which built in 1865 the
Standard Oil Refinery, and was later reorganized as
Standard Oil Co.: has been connected with that com-
pany, its successors and associated interests, and was
pres. Standard Oil Co. until 1911; officer and dir. in



many other corp'ns. Clubs: Union League, Metro-
politan, Automobile of America, Riding, Ardslcy, N.
Y. Yacht, Jekyl. Residence: 6S9 Fifth Av.

ROCKEFELLER, WILLIAM GOODSELL

Capitalist; b. N. Y. City, 1870; s. William and Al-
inra G. (Goodsell) Rockefeller; grad. Yale, A.R., 1892;
n. 1896, Elsie Stillman. After leaving colli:.' a3so-

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ROCKWELL, ALPHONSO DAVID

Physician; b. New Canaan, Conn., May 18, 1840; s.
David S. and -Mary Betty (Comstock) Rockwell; ed
Kenyon Coll., Ohio, A.B., Bellevue Hosp., Med. Coll.,
1864; m. N. Y. City, 1868, Susie Landon; children: Har-
vey G., b. 1870; Charles Landon, b. 1872; Alphonso D.,
Jr., b. 1875; Susie (Mrs. Knowles), b. 1S79. Author
of works on raed. and surg. electricity, neurasthenia
or nervous exhaustion and numerous monographs and
electro-therapeutics and neurol. subjects. Neurologist
to Flushing Hosp., formerly prof. N. Y. Post-Graduate
Med. Sch. and Hosp.; electro-therapeutist to the Wo-
man's Hosp. in State of X. Y. During Civil War was
surgeon 6th Ohio Vol. Cav. Mem. Mil. Order Loyal
Legion, Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. Address: Flush-
ing, N. Y. City.

ROCKWELL, JOSEPH H.

Clergyman; b. Boston, Mass., Nov. 19, 1862; s. Hor-
ace T. and Matilda B. (Clark) Rockwell; ed. Boston
Coll., Boston, and Jesuit Sem. Woodstock, Md. Prof,
of classics St. Francis Xavier Coll., N. Y., and Boston
Coll., Boston; v -p. Boston Coll.; ass't to Jesuit Pro-
vincial, 1907-1911; pres. St. Francis Xavier Coll., N. Y.,
since 1911. Address: 30 W. 16th St., N. Y. City.

ROCKWELL, WILLIAM HAYDEN

(Physician; b. Brattleboro, Vt, Sept. 21, 1867; s. Will-
iam H. and Nellie E. (Mowe) Rockwell; ed. N. Y. City
private sch.; grad. Yale, A.B., 1889; Coll. of Phys.
and Surg. (Columbia Univ.), M.D., 1892 (with Examin-
ation honors); m. N. Y. City, Feb. 14, 1903, Mary J. W.
Haight. Mem. N. Y. County Med. Soc, West End Med.
Soc, Externe Club. Club: University (N. Y. City).
Address: 27 E. 81st St., N. Y. City.

RODENBECK, ADOLPH J.

Jurist; b. Rochester, N. Y.; s. Charles T. and Fred-
ericka C. Rodenbeck; ed. in public schs.; grad. Free
Acad., Rochester, 1881; grad. Univ. of Rochester, 1885;
Dewey Declamation Prize, 1SS2, Davis oratorical prize,
1885, Sherman Scholarship prize, 18S5; law student
Rochester, N. Y., 1885-18S7; resided in N. Y. City, 1887;
asso. editor Delta Kappa Epsilon Catalogue, 1SS7; ad-
mitted to bar, Brooklyn, 1887; in Europe. 1888; law-
yer, Rochester, N. Y., 18S8; second ass't city att'y, 1892,
first ass't, 1892-1894; corp'n counsel, 1894-1898; State
Assembly, 2d Dist., Monroe Co., 1899-1901; mayor City
of Rochester, 1902-1903; judge Court of Claims, State
of N. Y., 1903-1912; chm'n B'd of Statutory Consolida-
tion. State of N. Y., since 1904. "Report of the B'd" (9
volumes), consolidating all gen. substantive statutes
of State of N. Y., presented to legislature in 1908;
Statutory Record (1 volume), of all gen. substantive
statutes of State, presented by B'd to the legislature,
190S. Consolidated Laws (5 volumes), containing all
gen. substantive statutes of State prepared by B'd and
enacted bv legislature, 1909. Official edition of "Con-
solidated Laws of the State of N. Y." (5 volumes), pre-
pared under supervision of B'd, 1909. Statutory
Record of Consolidated Laws (Gen. statutes), showing
statutes treated by B'd. the statutes affecting them
and their disposition and deriviation (tabulated form),
prepared under supervision of B'd (1 volume, official),
1909. Statutory Record of Unconsolidated Laws (spe-
cial private and local statutes. 2 volumes, official),
1911. Report of B'd on simplification of the Civii
Practise of Courts presented to legislature, 1913; B'd
authorized by legislature to prepare new practise act
and rules for State of N. Y. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n;
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n; Mason. Odd Fellow; mem. Soc.
Alumni Acad, pf Dramatic Arts, N. Y. City, Delta
Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa Soc and
other oralis. Clubs: Oak Hill Country, Genesee Val-
ley. Address: 739 Powers Bid g, Rochester. N Y.

RODEWALD, FREDERICK LEO

Stock broker; b. New Brighton. S. I.. Oct. 20, 1855;
s. Adolf and C. Julia (McNeill) Rodewald; ed. public
and private schs.: m. Scranton. Pa., Aug. 5. 1879, Lou-
ise G. Meylert: one d. Anna. Senior mem. N. Y. Stock
Exchange firm J. W. Davis & Co. Dir. Hecker-Jones-
Jewell Milling Co., Standard Milling Co. Republican;



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Episcopalian. Recreations: Automobiling, yachting,
golf. Clubs: N. Y. Yacht, Metropolitan, Deal Golf and
Country, Automobile of America. Residence: 145 W.
58th St. Address: 111 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ROE, EDWIN P.

Real estate, insurance; b. Whitestone, L. I., June 25,
1867; s. Samuel D. and Mary Emily (Powell) Roe; ed.
Flushing High School; unmarried. Pres. First Nat.
Bank of "Whitestone; trustee College Point Savings
Bank, Whitestone Savings and Loan Ass'n; sec. Flush-
ing Cemetery Ass'n, trustee Flushing Hosp. Demo-
crat; Episcopalian. Odd Fellow, Royal Arcanum. Ves-
tryman Grace Ch. Clubs: Columbia, Whitestone Yacht,
Whitestone Field. Address: Whitestone, L. I., N. Y.

ROE, GILBERT E.

'Lawyer; b. Oregon, Wis., Feb. 7, 1865; s. John and
Jane (McKeeby) Roe; ed. Univ. of Wis., classical
course, 1884-1888, law course, 1888-1890, LL.B., 1890;
m. N. Y. City, Nov. 1899, Gwyneth King; three chil-
dren. Practised law in Wis. till 1900, since which time
has practised in N. Y. City in State and Federal Courts;
mem. law firm of Roe & McCombs. 'Writer of various
articles for law publications and magazines. Author:
.'Our Judicial Oligarchy." Has attended numerous
convs. as delegate and participated in campaigns. In-
dependent Republican. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, Ass'n
Bar City of N. Y. Recreations: All out of door sports.



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