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Mrs. de Peyster, Met. Museum of Art, N. Y. City.
Mem. N T at. Sculpture Soc, Municipal Art Soc, N. Y.
City (was ichm'n Com. on Decoration of Public Schs.);
hon. mem. Luther Burbank Soc. Received hon. men-
tion at Paris Exp'n, 1900; silver medal. La. Purchase
Exp'n. St. Louis. 1904. Club: National Arts. Address:
Mt. Vernon, N. Y.

BISSELL, HERBERT PORTER

Jurist; b. New London, Oneida Co., N. Y., Aug. 30,
1856; s. Amos Alanson and Susan Amelia (Wlllse)
Bissell; prepared at DeVeaux Coll.. Suspension Bridge.
X. Y., and at Gymnasium Catharinarium, Braun-
schweig, Germany; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B., 18S0; m.
I8S3, Lucy Agnes Coffey; children: Marv R.. Harriott
A.. Lucy A. Admitted to bar, 1883; mem. firm Bissell,
Sicard, Bissell & Carey until 1S96; afterwards of Bis-
sell & Riley. Appt'd judge Supreme Court. 8th judi-
cial dist. Nov. 9th, 1912. and elected to a full term of
14 years Nov. 4th, 1913. Democrat. Candidate for
mayor of Buffalo, 1901: formerlv pres. B'd of Ed'n
East Aurora, N. Y. Trustee DeVeaux Coll., 1RS7-1899:
major and judge advocate N.G.X\Y.. 1SS5-1S93; on
Sth Brigade staff. V.-p. The Niagara Gorge R. R. Co.
Vestryman Episcopal Ch. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n.
Lawyers Club of Buffalo, Sons Am. Revolution. Clubs:
Ellicott (pres.). Buffalo. Harvard (Buffalo). Transpor-
tation, Univc-sitv (N. Y. Citv). Address: Supreme
Court Chan ; Bull lo X". Y.

BISSELL, PELHAM ST. GEORGE

Clergyman, b. N. Y. City, Dec 5. 1S.".S; s. George
Henry and Ophelia Louise (Griffin) Bissell: ed. Co-
lumlbla Grammar Sch.; Columbia. B.A.. 1SS0, MA., 1904;
King's Coll.. London: asso. King's Coll.. 1SS9; m. N. Y.
City, Jn - "I den Alsop French: one son: Pel-



COLLEGES



63



Hartford Theological
Seminary



HARTFORD, CONN.



Founded 1834

A Training School

For the Christian Ministry.

Open to College
Graduates

Of all denominations on equal
terms. Advanced standing to
qualified University students.

Scientific Methods

Of exegetical and historical
research.

Grouped Electives

Furnishing either a balanced
course or specialization in any
department.

Post-Graduate Study

Encouraged: degrees of S.
T. M. and Ph. D., two fellow-
ships for foreign study and
two of $500 each for graduate
study in residence.

Affiliated School of
Religious Pedagogy

and

Kennedy School of
Missions

Notable Library

Of 95,000 Volumes.

Modern Buildings

And equipment.



BOARD OF INSTRUCTION



Chester D. Hartranft, D.D., Honorary President

Wm. Douglas Mackenzie,

D.D., LL.D., President

MelancthonW. Jacobus, D.D

Dean

Austin B. Bassett, D.D. . . |

Secretary \

Waldo S. Pratt, Mus. D.

Edwin K. Mitchell, D.D. . .

Clark S. Beardslee, D.D- . .

Alexander R. Merriam, S.T.D. Pastoral Theology.

Arthur L. Gillett, D.D. . . Apologetics.

Lewis B. Paton, D.D. . Old Testament.



.- Systematic Theology
t New Testament

Experimental Theology.

Music and Liturgies.
Early Church History.
Biblical Homiletics.



Duncan B. Mcdonald, D.D.
Edward E. Nourse, D.D. .

Curtis M. Geer, Ph.D.

Charles S. Thayer, Ph.D.
William H. Worrell, Ph.D.



George E. Dawson, Ph.D.
Edward P. St. John
John W. Wetzel, Ph.B. .
Charles W. McCormick, D.D
Rev. Charles S. Lane .
W. G. Fennell, D.D. . .

Edward W. Capen, Ph.D.

Frederick B. Hartranft
M. H. Ananikian, S.T.M. .



Semitic Languages.

Biblical Theology.

( Mediaeval and Modern
j Church History.

Librarian.

Oriental Languages.



Psychology.

Pedagogy.

Elocution.

Methodist Polity.

Presbyterian Polity.

Baptist Polity.

f Special Phases of Soci-
( ology.

German.

Armenian, Turkish.



Address The Dean, Hartford, Conn.



School advertisements continued on page 64



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DAY SCHOOLS NEW YORK CITY



Horace Mann
School



TEACHERS - COLLEGE
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
1 20lh Street and Broadway
NEW YORK CITY



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through high school; 5 gymnasiums, a
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'/4-mile track, 1 2 tennis courts, football and base-
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dividual capacities discovered and developed.
Special tutoring given free. Home work super-
vised. More students sent to college every year
than from any other private school in New York
City. New country school for boys in 1914.
Tuition charges moderate, $100 $285. No
extras. Pupils admitted as vacancies occur.

SAMUEL T. DUTTON, LL.D.

Superintendent



St. Georges School

753 FIFTH AVENUE Tel. Plaza 3447

SPECIALTIES : Individual
training, conversational
modern language, daily
mental drill in arithmetic, super-
vised games and home work.
Boarding school advantages com-
bined with residence at home.

Long list of successes in placing
backward boys in boarding
schools.

Highest references given and
required.



HERBERT L. PICKE
Principal



The Choir School

of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

is composed exclusively of the
boys who sing in the Cathedral
Choir. Such boys, between the
ages of nine and twelve, as have
voices sufficiently powerful and
true to bear their part in the
Cathedral services, and who are
also satisfactory in character
and scholarship, will be given
their living and schooling at no
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school books.



For further information apply to

THE HEADMASTER. CHOIR SCHOOL
Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Amsterdam Avenue and I ! 1th Street



Cutler School

20 East 50th Street

Since 1876 has sent more than

twelve hundred pupils to college

and boarding schools



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G. A. L. DIONNE, Headmaster 33 1 West 70th Street

A LIMITED PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL
TENTH YEAR

Successful and rapid preparation ol boys
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Very Small Groups, Constant Individual Attention

TELEPHONE CONNECTION



School advertisements continued on page 95.



WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



65



ham St. George. Jr., b. April 11. 18S7. Ordained in
Eng. by late Bishop Creighton, in Ch. of Eng., served
for several years as curate St. John's, Bethnal Green.
London, B., where also had charge of the work among
men and lads, especially of Ch. Lads' Brigade, of
which was local capt.; returned to America and for
short time rector Ch. cf Good Shepherd, Milford, Pike
Co., Pa., which resigned to take charge as rector Ch.
of the Transfiguration, Freeport, L. I., N. T. Now
asst. Grace Ch., Van Vorst, Jersey City, N. J. Repub-
lican. Mem. Sons of Revolution; life mem. Columbia
Alumni Ass'n ana N. Y. Hist. Soc. Relcreations: Row-
in? and fishing; for many years mem. Manhattan Ath-
letic, and afterward N. T. Athletic Club. Past coun-
cillor Jr. Order United Am. Mechanics, Roval Arch
Mason. Mem. Soc. of Early '80's Columbia Univ., and
Actors' Ch. Alliance. Address: 45 W. 11th St., N. Y.
City.

BISSIKUMMER, CHARLES H.

Banker: b. Albany, N. Y., Feb. 4, 1867; s. Matthias
and Katharine (Hiittner) Bissikummer; ed. public
schs., high soh., and business coll.. Albanv, N. Y.; m.
Albany. N. Y., 1897, Charlotte Kidd Isdel'l; one son:
Charles Hills, Jr., b. Marten 10, 1900. Pres. and dir.
Albany Trust Co. Former deputv oitv comptroller,
Albany. N. Y.: mem. B'd of Govs., N. Y. State Nautical
Sch. Democrat. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Albany,
Albany Country, Mobawk (Schenectady). Masonic (Al-
bany 1. Residence: 7 Main A v. Address: The Albany
Trust Co., Albany, N. Y.



BIXBY, JAMES THOMPSON

Clergyman, educator and author; b. Barre, Mass.,
July 30, 1843: s. Clark Smith and Elizabeth (Clark)
Blxby: grad. Harvard Coll. A.B.. 1864; A.M.. 1S67; Har-
vard Divinity Sch.. S.T.B., 1S70: Leipzig Univ., Ph.D.,
18S5; m. 1st, Boston, 1870, Emma Gibson (died 1902);
2nd, N. Y. City. 1906, Clara Webster Parker; children:
Irma, b. 1871, Esten Clark, b. Dec. 25. 1873 (died 1S86).
Pastor of Unitarian Ch., in Watertown. Mass., 1870-
1S74: Belfast. Me.. 1875-1879: Meadville. Pa., 1879-1883;
Yonkers. N Y.. 1SS6-1903. Prof, religious philosophy,
Meadville Theol. Sch., 1S79-1SS3. Lecturer on science
religion, and philosophy of religion before Lowell
Trist.. Boston, 1879 and 1883. Independent Republican;
Unitarlan-Congregationalist. Mem. Liberal Ministers
Ass'n, N. Y. City, Phi Beta Kappa Soc. of U. S., Inst, of
Arts and Sciences. Columbia Univ. Clubs: Authors,
Anthropological (Yonkers. X. Y.). Address: 2 Arthur
St., Yonkers, N. Y.

BIXBY, WILLARD G.

Shoe blacking mf'r: b. Salem, Mass., July 13, 1868;
s. Henry M and Eliza (Symondsl Bixby; ed. grammar
and high schs., Salem, Mass.; Mass. Inst, of Tech-
nology, S.B. In mech. eng'ring, 1SS9, receiving in the
four years more honors than any one else In the class;
m. N. Y. City, June 7, 1898, Genevieve Cole (died Nov.
29. 1901); 2d. Brooklyn, N. Y., June 6, 1911, Ida E.
Tieleke: one s., Willard F.. b. Mav 2, 1913. Teacher at
Mass. Inst. Technology 1889-1890; mech. eng'r Am.
Bell Telephone Co., 1890-1891; became connected with
S. M. Bixby & Co. 1891; company went Into receiver's
hands, 1S95-1898; interested people in buvlng out old
company and forming new one (S. M. Bixby & Co.),
of which was treas. and dir. until 1910, when became
v.-p. and dir. Republican: Congregationalist. Mem.
Soc. Chem. Industry, Technology Club of N. Y. City,
Mass. Inst, of Technology Alumni Ass'n. Interested in
church work: teacher in Sundav Sch., pres. Christian
Endeavor Soc. for a number of years. Recreations:
Orchestral music, amateur clarinet player. Address:
46th St. and 2d Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

BJERREGAARD, CARL HENRY A.

Librarian, author, lecturer; b. Fredericia, Denmark,
May 24, 1S45; s. Janus Bagge Friis Bjerregaard, Ph.D.,
etc. (pres. Fredericia Coll.); ed. In Fredericia Coll. and
Univ. of Copenhagen, grad. 1S63; volunteer scout in
Prusso-Danish War, 1863-1S64; grad. as officer from
Royal Mil. Acad. (Denmark), 1867: m. 1S6S, Matilda J.
Thompson. Served as It. in Danish Army, and was
later of Danish legation to Russian Court: came to
America for political reasons; teacher and lecturer,
ISi 3-1879; since 1S79 librarian Astor Library, now N.
Y. Public Library Astor, Lenox and Tllden Founda-
tions. Extensive writer and lecturer on Oriental sub-
jects and mysticism; collaborator on Standard Dic-
tionary, The New Internat. Encyclopaedia, Cyclopaedia
Americana. Jewish Encyclopaedia; contb'r to maga-
zines; lecturer. Asso. editor Mind (N. Y. CItv) from
Ju "el. 190o. Author: Mysticism and Nature Worship
(2 vols.): A Sufi Interpretation of Omar Khayyam and
Fitzgerald; The Inner Life and the Tao-Teh-King
1912; Jesus, a poet, prophet, mystic and man of free-
dom, 1912; The Great Mother; A Gospel of the Eter-



nally Feminine: Studios and Expressions in the Sa-
cred and Secret Life, 1913. Address: N. Y. Public
Library, X. Y. City.

BLACK, HARRY S.

Chm'n of B'd U. S. Realty & Improvement Co ; b.
Cobourg. Can.. Aug. 27, 1863; s. Major Thomas (British
Army) and Elizabeth (Wlckens) Black: received high
sch. ed'n at Cobourg, Can. Studied eng'ring and in
1882 joined surveying expd'n operating in Northwest
to Pacific Coast; engaged in banking business in State
of Wash.. 188(5; entered the George A. Fuller Co. as
v.-p., 1896: was projector of enlarged corp'n of same
name ($20,000,000 capital) of which was pres. (now
dir.). and since its consolidation with U. S. Realty &
Improvement Co. (capital $30,000,000) has been pres.
or chm'n of latter Also dir. George A. Fuller Co. of
111.: Mo.. Kans. & Texas R. R. Co.; Toledo, St. Louis &
Western R. R. Co.; Chesapeake & Ohio R. R. Co.: Alli-
ance Realty Co.; Broad Exchange Co.: Plaza Operating
Co.: Mines Co. of America: Dolores Mines Co., N. Y.;
Colonial Trust & Savings Bank. Chicago. Democrat.
Mason. Clubs: Lawyers' (gov.), Whitehall (gov.)
Metropolitan, Manhattan (gov.). City Middav. Turf
& Field, N. Y. Yacht (New York), Sleepy Hollow
Country (Westchester Co.). Metropolitan (Wash.),
Chicago (Chicago), Travellers (Paris). Residence:
(country) Westchester Co.; (cltv) 667 Madison Av.
Address: 111 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BLACK, HUGH

Author, theologian; b. Rothesay. Buteshire Scot-
land. Mar. 26, 1868; ed. Rothesav Aead.. Univ. of
Glasgow. A.M.. 1887, and Free Ch. Coll. Yale Univ.,
D.D., 1908: Princeton Univ., D.D., 1911; Glasgow TTniv
D.D.. 1911; m. Paisley. Scotland, June 28, 1898. Edith
Margaret, d. late Robert Kerr, of Paislev. Scotland-
four children. Ordained in ministry of Free Oh of
Scotland. 1891; minister of Sherwood Oh.. Paisley,
Scotland. Sept. 1891; St. George's United Free Ch ,
Edinburgh. 1896-1906: since 1906 nrof. practical theol-
ogv. Union Theol. Sem.. N. Y. Oitv. Author: Friend-
shin. Culture and Restraint. Work. The Practice of
Self-Culture, 1904 (Edinburgh Sermons). 1906: Listen-
ing to God. Christ's Service of Love 'Communion Ser-
mons and Meditations). 1907: The Gift of Influence
CUniversitv Sermons). 1908: Comfort 1910: Happiness,
1911. Club: Oenturv (N. Y. Cltv). Residence: Upner
Montclalr. X. J. Address: Broadway, at 120th St..
N. Y. City.

BLACK, JAMES

Linen importer, mf'r; b. Dromore, County Down,
Ireland: s. William and Jane (Tate) Black: "ed. schs.
of Dromore. and at Nat. Sch.; m. Banbrldge, County
Down, Treland. Margaret Moore. Residence- Benson-
hurst. L. I. Address: 350 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BLACK, MADELEINE

., Ex-pres Editorial Review Co.: b. Zanesville. Ohio;
Ur. F. M. Powell: ed. public schs. Glen wood. Iowa,
and Jacksonville (111.) Acadefnv.; m. Elmer Ellsworth
?r ,^ k; ne d - : Dorothy Powell. Secured adoption of
Unity Sunday. 1911; v.-p. 3d Nat. Peace Congress,
Baltimore. 1911: v.-p. First Universal Races Cone-ress,
London. 1911; delegate and speaker at Internat. Peace
f ongress in Geneva, sp'l investigator of Municipal
Markets of Eurone: expert witness on markets before
S" , Term,T, al Market Comm'n. Author: Civilize the
Nations. A Terminal Market System. New York's Most
Urgent Need. Mem Exec. Com. Am. Peace and Arbi-
tration League. N. Y.; mem. Am. Peace Soc. Washing-

rte?;*?- -a A T' ca - d , P S" 1 t and SocIa1 Science. Phila-
delphia. Acad. Social Science. Am. Museum Natural

SL 2S?; Tj T a ^T !l Pol U Ka ,' n - N ' T - Woman's League
for Animals. Nat. Soc. Patriotic Women of Am Nat
Munieinal Leatrue. Phdla.: N. Y. Peace Soc. Mexico
see of N. Y.. Woman's Porum. Woman's Auxiliary to
Civil Service Reform. Housewives' League Soc' of
Am. Women in London. Atlantic Union London- hon
y. -p. Betterment T.eague. life mem. BIde-a-wee Home
for Friendless Animals. Free Industrial Sch for Crip-
pled Children, founder and 1st v.-p Church Peace
League of -\merica. chm'n Ways and Means Com
Consumers League of N. Y.. mem. Woman's rien't Nat'
Civic Assn. mem. Exec. Com. Nat. Com. on Prison La-
bor. AdvIsoTy B'd Nat. Flower. Fruit and Plant Guild
and NY. Terminal Market Comm'n. Clubs: Woman's
Republican. Rubinstein. Eclectic. Woman's Press
^n ar l' s A*hletlc rChioMro), Twilight Social Science
fPhila.), Chicago Woman's. Lyceum of London (Am
mem.). Address: 512 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

BLACK, R. CLIFFORD

Merchant: b. N. Y. City. March 2, 1877: s. Robert C
and Marv Grace (Witherbee) Blaek- ed Tafts Sch '
Pelham Manor. N. Y.. Browning Sch.. N Y Cltv 'Will-
lams Coll., Williamstown, Mass., A.B. 1900- m' Troy



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



N. Y. Oct. 1. 1912, Beatrice Cluett. Pres. firm, Black,
Starr & Frost, retail jewelers, since Oct., 1900; v.-p.
Witherbee Real Estate & Improvement Co.; sec. and
treas., Robert C. Black Realty Co.; dir. Club Bld'g Co.
Mem. Alpha Delta Phi fraternity (Williams Chapter).
Recreation: Lawn tennis. Clubs: University, Union
League, N. Y. Athletic, Automobile of America, Alpha
Delta Phi (N. Y. City), Sleep Holly Country (Scar-
borough), Manor, Pelham Country (Pelham Manor),
Troy (Troy), Larchmont Yacht. Residence: Pelham
Manor, N. Y. Address: 594 Fifth Aw, N. Y. City.

BLACK, WILLIAM HARMAN

Lawyer; b. Forsyth, Ga., June 10, 186S; s. Eugene
Pinckard and Zac (Harman) Black; ed. Atlanta Ga.,
In public and high schs. until 1884; unmarried. Coun-
sel for C. H. Mallory & Co. Author: Black on New
York and New Jersey Corporations; The Real Wall
Street. Was sp'l master, U. S. Dist. Court, Northern
Dist. of Georgia; pres. Young Men's Democratic
League, Fulton Co., Ga.; sec. Georgia Cleveland Club;
organized, 1903, and has since been v.-p. Citizen's In-
dependent Democracy of N. Y. City. Comm'r of Ac-
counts, City of N. Y., 1904-1905. Mem. Kane Lodge,
F. and A. M. Mem. Southern Soc, Georgia Soc. in
N. Y. (mem. Advisory B'd), Democrat (independent);
Baptist. Recreations: Automobiling, athletics, books.
Clubs: Metropolitan, Lawyers, New York Demo-
cratic. Residence: 00 E. 34th St. Address: 55 Lib-
erty St., N. Y. City.

BLACKBURN, JOHN T. D.

Coal merchant; b. Troy, N. Y., Dec. 29, 1S63; s. John
and Nancy (Downing) Blackburn; attended Albany
public schs., and Albany High Sch., class of 1SS0; m.
Oct. 29, 1S90, Marion Carpenter Hall of Washington,
D. C; one son: John Hall, b. Feb. 21, 1903. Dir. Hy-
gienic Ice & Refrigerating Co., First Nat. Bank, and
Albany Home Bld'g Co. Republican; Presby'n. Pres.
Y.M.C.A., treas. Synod of N. Y., elder in First Presby'n
Ch. of Albany, N. Y. Recreation: Canoeing. Club:
Fort Orange (Albany). Residence: 304 Washington
Av. Address: 129 Water St., Albany, N. Y.

BLACKMAN, MAULSBY WILLETT

College prof.; b. Lawrence, Kans, March 26, .1876;
s. William I. R. and Anna (Amos) Blaekman; grad.
Univ. of Kansas, A.B., 1901, A.M., 1902; Ph.D., Har-
vard, 1905; m. Cleveland, Ohio, Dec. 23, 190S. Myrtle
Ness; one son: Maulsby Ness, b. March 26, 1910. Instr.
in zoology, Univ. of Kansas, 1901-1904; Austin Re-
search Fellow in Zoology, Harvard Univ., 1904-1905;
instr. histology and embryology, Western Reserve
Univ., Med. Dep't, 1905-1909; ass't prof, zoology, Syra-
cuse Univ., 1909-1911; asso. prof, zoology, Syracuse
Univ., 1911-1913; asso. prof, in charge of forest zool.
and forest entomology, N. Y. State Coll. of Forestry,
Syracuse, since 1913. Mem. A.A.A.S., Am. Soc. Zoolo-
gists (Eastern Branch), Ass'n for Advancement of
Forest Entomology in America, Sigma Xi fraternity.,
Residence: 216 Stratford St., Berkeley Park,. Ad-
dress: N. Y. State Coll of Forestry, Syracuse, N. Y.

BLACKMAR, ABEL EDWARD

Jurist; b. Newark, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1852; grad. Hamil-
ton Coll., 1874; Columbia Law Sch., 187S; married.
Mem. firm Baldwin & Blackmar; counsel N. Y. Pro-
duce Exchange. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., and
of County of Kings; judge Supreme Court for term
expiring Dec, 1922. Clubs: Union League (Brooklyn),
Brooklyn University (Brooklyn). Residence: 865
Park Place, Brooklyn. Address: Supreme Court,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

BLACKMER, HENRY M.

Lawyer; b. Worcester. Mass., July 25, 1869; s.
Francis T. and AWbie E. Blackmer; ed. Worcester
(Mass.) High Sch.; m. 2d, Dec. 22, 190S, Lucy Carter;
children: Myron K., b. 1893, Margaret Gray, b. 1S96.
Practised law, Colorado Springs, Colo., until 1902;
resided in N. Y. City until June, 1911; since then in
Denver, Colo. Pres. Internat. Trust Co., Denver, Colo.
Dist. att'y El Paso County, Colo., 1894-1897. Pres.
Cripple Creek Central R'y Co.; chm'n B'd Franco
Petroleum Co. Republican; Congregationalism "Mem.
Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution. Clubs:
Union League, Lawyers, Whist (N. Y. City), Denver
(Denver), El Paso (Colorado Springs), Colo. Address:
1212 Grant St., Denver. Colo.

BLACKMON, FRED J.

Lawyer, banker; b. Little Valley, Cattaraugus Co.,
N. Y., Jai>. 12, 1855; s. Lymari and Julia Ann (Strait)
Blackmon; ed. in common schs. and at Ten Broeck
Acad. Franklinville, N. Y.; m. Warsaw, N. Y Aug.
24, 1880, Florence Agnes Thomas; children: Alfred
L., b. 1882; Ward H., b. 1884. Mem. firm of Torrance
& Blackmon, att'ys, at Gowanda, N. Y., for six years;



mem. firm Wadsworth, Blackmon & Wadsworth,
att'ys. Uuffalo, N, Y., fifteen years. Supervisor town
of Collins, Erie Co., N. Y., Ave years. Treas. Gowanda
Water Works Co. Republican. Mem. Erie Co. Bar
Ass'n, F. and A. M. Mem. B'd of Mg'rs. Gowanda
State Homce. Hosp. (State Insane Asylum). Cluto:
Gowanda. Residence: Gowanda, N. Y. Address: 718
White Bld'g, Buffalo, N. Y.

BLACKWELL, ANTOINETTE BROWN

Clergyman, lecturer, housekeeper; b. Henrietta, N.
Y., May, 1825; d. Joseph and Abby (Morse) Brown;
ed. Monroe Acad, till 1844; grad. Oberlin Coll., 1847,
Oberlin Theol. Sem., 1S50 (A.M.); m. Henrietta, N. Y.,
Jan., 1856, Samuel Charles Blackwell; children:
Florence B. (Mayhew) ; Edith B., M.D. (deceased),
Grace B. (artist), Agnes (Jones), Ethel (Robinson,
S.B., M.D.). Ordained Cong'l (orthodox) minister, 1853,
and was first woman clergyman; first woman to per-
form marriage ceremony, 1853; now Unitarian; set-
tled minister of Cong'l Ch. of South Butler and Savan-
nah; Wayne Co., N. Y., 1852-1855. Actively identified
with woman suffrage, purity and other movements;
extensive traveler; visited Palestine, Egypt and in-
termediate places, 1903; Oregon, Alaska, etc., 1905;
Europe twice, and Western States. Mem. Nat., State
and local federations and clubs, Ass'n for the Ad-
vancement of Women, and several Purity and Equality
ass'ns; also Woman's Press Clubs of N. Y. City and
N. J. Recreations: Gardening, travel, physical exer-
cise. Author: Shadows of Our Social System (N. Y.),
1855; Studies in General Science (N. Y.), 1869; The
Market Woman, The Island Neighbors, 1871; The
Sexes Throughout Nature, 1875; The Physical Basis
of Immortality, 1876; The Philosophy of Individuality,
or the One and the Many, 1883; Sea Drift, a parable
in verse. 1903; is pastor emeritus of All Souls Church,
Elizabeth, N. J.; preaching monthly or oftener; re-
ceived on the 75th anniversary of Oberlin Coll. the
honorary degree of D.D. Address: 348 Bay Way,
Elizabeth, N. J. Summer address: Chilmark. Mass.

BLAINE, GEORGE W.

Banker; b. North East, Pa.; s. Alex W. and Sarah
A. (Piatt) Blaine; ed. North East High Sch.; m. Sept.
25, 1872, Annie M. Hampson; one d.; Ruth H., b. Sept. 8,
1S77 (died Feb. 8, 1879). Pres. First Nat. Bank of
North East, Pa., Blaine, Mackay, Lee Co., millers;
North East Vinegar Works, Am. Beauty Stove Co.,
Erie, Pa North East Cemetery; dir. North East Ice
Co. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. State Horticulture
Soc. Club: North East (pres.). Address: North
East, Pa.

BLAIR, CLINTON LEDYARD

Banker; b. Belvidere, N. J., July 16, 1S67; s. DeWitt
Clinton and Mary Anna (Kim'ball) Blair; grad. Prince-
ton A.B., 1890; m. Oct. 1, 1S91, Florence Osborn Jen-
nings; children: Marjory, Bruce, Florence Ledyard,
Edith Dodd, Marie Louise. .Mem. Blair & Co., bank-
ers, N. Y. City. Dir. Nat Bank of Commerce, Bel-
videre Nat. Bank, Green Bay and* Western R. R., Ke-
waunee, Green Bay and Western R. R., St. Louis and
Hannibal R'y, Securities Co., Sussex R. R., Sussex
Realty Co. (pres.). Mem. b'd of mg'rs, N. Y. Zool.
Soc. and of Post-Graduate Hosp. Mem. Am. Geog.
Soc, Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Metropolitan, Union,
University, N. Y. Yacht, Brook, City Midday, Mor-
ris Co. Golf, Racquet and Tennis, Princeton, Som-
erset Hills Country, The Pilgrims, Coaching, N. Y.
Farmers, Recess, Automobile of America, Currituck
Shooting, Nat. Golf Links of America, Nassau Country,
Piping Rock, Newport Golf. Residence: Peapack,
Somerset Co., N. J. Address: 24 Broad St., N. Y. City.

BLAIR, DEWITT CLINTON

Banker; >b. Blairstown, Warren Co., N. J., 1833; s.
John Insley and Ann Blair; grad. Princeton, 1S56; m.
1864, Mary Anna Kimball; children: C. Ledyard
(Princeton, 1890); John Insley (Princeton, 1S9S). En-
gaged in banking in firm of Blair & Co.; also di-
rector Warren R. R. Co., St. Louis and Hannibal R'y
Co., and Sussex Realty Co. Club: Princeton. Resi-
dence: 6 E. 61st St. Address: 24 Broad St., N. Y. City.

BLAIR, JAMES A.

Banker; s. DeWitt Clinton and Mary Anna (Kim-
ball) Blair; m. Isabelle B. Myers; one son, James A.,
Jr. Mem. firm of Blair & Co. Dir. Cleveland, Lorain
& Wheeling R'y Co., Central of Georgia R'y Co., St.
Louis and San Francisco R. R. Co., Seaboard Air Line
R'y Co., Metropolitan Street R'y Co. (Kansas City),
Underground Elec. R'ys Co. (London), Pressed Steel
Car Co., First Nat. Bank. The Securities Co, Corn
Products Co.; trustee N. Y. Life Ins. Co., Continental
Trust Co., N. Y. Security and Trust Co. Clubs: Met-
ropolitan. Morris Co. Golf. Address: 24 Broad St.,
N. Y. City.



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BLAIR, JOHN INSLEY

Banker (retired); b. N. T. City, Dec. 22, 1876; s.
DeWitt Clinton and Mary Anna (Kimball) Blair;
grad. Princeton, A.B., 189S; m. Jan 6, 1912, Natalie
B. Knowlton; one d.: b. April 30, 1913. Entered em-



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