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28, 1906, BLIa M. Comstock. Advertising mg'r Nor-
wich (Conn.) Bulletin for 10 years; travelled exten-
sively in U. B. and Canada; held several offices under
Republican administration at Norwich, Conn.; officer
in Conn. Nat. Guard several years. Now sec, treas.
and dir. Beach-Russ Co., mf'rs of pumps, pressure
blowers, etc. Treas. and dir. Abbe Eng'ring Co.,
mf'rs pulverizing, grinding and mining machinery;
dir. Oroton & Westerly Trolley Co. Republican;
Methodist. Mason and Odd Fellow. Address: 220
Broadway, N. Y. City.


Actress; b. Liverpool, England; d. Joseph and Jane
(Mount) Russell; m. 1904, Oswald Yorke, actor; ap-
peared on stage for first time in Montreal at age of 7;
was a mem'ber o'f a juvenile Pinafore company in N.
Y. City shortly after; later played in repertoire in
the West Indies, and afterward appeared in N. Y. City
as a member of the Madison Square Theatre Co., her
performances of "Esmeralda" and "Elaine" being
memorable as artistic triumphs in N. Y. City. After
a retirement for some years on account of ill health
she returned to the stage in 1895, and has appeared in
various roles in N. Y. City, London and elsewhere.
Played "Puck" in A Midsummer Night's Dream, The
Stronger Sex, etc. Residence: Short Hills, N. J.


Educator; b. Berwick, Me., May 8, 1861; d. Urames
O. and Caroline Bartlett (Hammond) Brackett; ed.
Boston Univ. (sp'l honors Boston Univ. Sch. of Ora-
tory); m. July 5, 1883, William C. Russell, of Somers-
worth, N. H.; children: M. Chandler, b. 1884 (died
1908); Everett Brackett, b. 1890. Formerly public
recorder; later instr. English High Sch.; principal
Whittier's Sch., Merrimae, Mass., since 1893. Address:
Whittier's Sch., Merrimae, Mass.


Journalist; b. (Davenport, la., Sept. 25, 1860. En-
gaged on various newspapers in editorial capacity;
publisher Chicago American until Jan. 1, 1902; since
1904 contb'r to magazines. Candidate for Gov. of N. Y
on Socialist ticket 1910, 1912. Address: The Broztell,
Fifth Av. and 27th St., N. Y. City.


[Lawyer; b. Canton, N. Y., July, 1845; ed. St. Law-
rence Univ. Admitted to bar and since practising in
N. Y. City. Mem. firm of Russell & Percy; trustee
Washington Trust Co. Clubs: Universalist, New York,
St. Lawrence, Invincible Republican, Young Republi-
can, Union League (Brooklyn). Address: 32 Nassau
St., X. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 14, 1851; s. Charles H.
and Caroline (Howland) Russell; grad. Harvard, A B.,
1872; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1874; m. 1890, Jane! d
Rt. Rev. Henry C. Potter, D.D., Bishop of N. Y. Ad-
mitted to bar 1874; private sec. William M. Evarts,
Sec. of State of U. S., 1877-1880; now mem. law firm
Stetson, Jennings & Russell. Dir. Nat. Bank of Com-
merce, Mexican Telegraph Co.; trustee N. Y. Public

Library, St. Luke's Hosp. Mem. Municipal Art Comm'n
of N. V. City, 1908-1913. Clubs: Century, Metropolitan,
Union, University, City, Harvard, Down Town, Coun-
try. Residence: 109 E. 73d St. Address: 15 Broad St.,
N. Y. City.


Physician; b. Cambridge, Mass., April 27, 1863; s.
Levi F. and Eliza Maria Russell; grad. N. Y. Horace.
Med. Coll. and Hosp., 1886. Mem. N. Y. County Homoe.
-\led. Soc, N. Y. State Homce. Med. Soc, Am. Inst, of
Homoeopathy, Alumni Ass'n N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll.
and Hosp., Nat. Soc. Physical Therapeutics, Acad, of
Pathol. Science. Late physician to Children's Dep't
of Yorkville Home, Wilson Mission, Western N. V.
Homce. Med. Coll., and Hahnemann Hosp. Dispen-
saries; late visiting physician to N. Y. Christian
Home for Intemperate uen and Baptist Home for the
Aged. Visiting physician to Met. Hosp. Clubs: Co-
lumbia Yacht, Soo-Nipi Park Yacht, Lake Sunapee,
N. H. Address: 323 W. 80th St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; 'b. New Haven, Conn., Aug. 25, 1857; .=.
Rev. William H. and Susan V. (Hiller) Russell; grad.
N. Y. Univ., A.B. 1875, LL.B. 1877, A.M. 1878 (first
fellow at N. Y. Univ., first prizeman at N. Y. Univ.
Law Sch.); Yale, LL.M. 1879, D.C.L. 1880; Dickinson,
LL.D., 1893; N. Y. Univ., J.D., 1904; m. Bay Ridge, L. I.,
July 8, 1886, Ruth Ferriss; children: William Morgan,
b. 1887; Franklin Ferriss, b. 1891; George Phelps, b.
1895; Austin Abbott, b. 1898. Prof, of law, N. Y. Univ.,
since 1881; travelled in Europe 1885, 18S6-1912. Mem.
of bar of N. Y. City since 1878. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n,
Brooklyn Bar Ass'n, N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n; gen.
sec Am. Social Science Ass'n. Democrat. Author:
Outline Study of Law, Cases on Damages, Law of
Damages; contb'r to Albany Law Journal. Law Notes,
The American Lawyer, Bench and Bar, The Yale Law-
Journal, The Brief, Youths' Companion, Methodist Re-
view, University Law Review, Cyclopaedia of Law and
Procedure, Columbia Law Review. Mem. Phi Beta
Kappa, Psi Upsilon, Phi Delta Phi. Clubs: Lawyers
(N. Y. City), University (Brooklyn). Chief Justice
Court of Special Sessions, 1910. Address: 32 Franklin
St., N. Y. City.


Clergyman; grad. Hobart Coll., 1890; Bexley Theoi.
Sch. Kenyon Coll., 1893. Ordered deacon, 1893, by Rt.
Rev W. A. Leonard, D.D., bishop of Ohio; ordained
priest 1894, by Rt. Rev. Courtland Whitehead, D.D.,
bishop of Western Pa. Rector Trinity Memorial Ch..
Warren, Pa., 1893-1894; ass't minister Holy Trinity
Ch., Brooklyn, 1894-1896; rector St. Matthias' Ch.,
Brooklyn, 1896-1899; rector St. Thomas' Ch., Brook-
lyn, 1899-1905: archdeacon of Brooklyn, since 1905.
Address: 220 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, N. Y.


Dean of Teachers' College; b. Hamden, N. Y., 1864,
of Scotch descent; ed. public sens., Delaware Acad.,
Delhi, N. Y., Cornell, A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa), 1887.
After teaching in the Hill School at Pottstown, Pa.,
and the Cascadilla Sch., Ithaca, N. Y., went to Europe,
in 1893; while abroad, acted as European comm'r or
the Regents of the Univ. of State of N. Y., and agent
for U. S. Bureau of Ed'n; also studied at Univs. ot
Jena, Berlin and Leipzig, Ph.D. (Leipzig), 1895; LL.D.,
Dickinson Coll., 1903; LL.D., Univ. of Colo., 1905;
LL.D., McGill Univ., 1910. Prof, philosophy and ed'n,
Univ. of Colo., 1895-1897; became prof, history of ed'n,
Teachers' Coll., 1897, and soon after, in development
of a plan for the union of Teachers' College with
Columbia Univ.. was made dean Teachers' Coll.. which
position has held ever since. Also Barnard prof, edu-
cation, Colum'bia Univ. Was sp'l Gov't comm'r to
Porto Rico in connection with edn'l plans for that
island, and has been active in movement for better
ed'n in the South. Mem. Am. Psychol. Ass'n, Nat.
Council of Ed'n; fellow A.A.A.S. Author: German
Higher Schools: The History, Organization and
Method of Secondary Education in Germany; The Ex-
tension of University Teaching in England and
America. Editor American Teachers' Series or
Volumes on Education; editor Teachers' College
Record; frequent contb'r to edn'l periodicals. Clubs:
Century, Cornell. Address: 500 W. 121st St., N. Y.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 11, 1874; s. Edward and
Mary (Sheridan) Russell; ed. public schools and Bar-
nard Military Acad, (preparatory) Sch.; 3 years In
Williams Coll.; A.B., from Columbia Univ.; LL.B., N.
Y. Law Sch.; m. Sept. 30, 1897. Kathleen M. Cleland.
State Senator, 19th Assembly Dist., 1903-1904; declined
renomination to attend to practice of law; formerly



head of firm Russell, Tucker & Monks; now practis-
ing alone. Democrat. Mem. Williams Coll. Alumni
Ass'n, Columbia Univ. Alumni Ass'n, Columbia Order,
Hope Lodge, P. and A. M. Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, .Ma-
chinery, Graduates. Residence: 15S W. 105th St. Ad-
dress: Evening Post Bld'g, 20 Vesey St., N. Y. City.


Civil eng'r; b. Brooklyn, X. Y., Fe>b. 27, 1S74; s.
William Warren and Margaret Butler (Hartt) Russell;
grad. Polv. Inst, of Brooklyn, B.S., 1893, C.B., 1897
(pres. class of ISO:!); m. Brooklyn. Oct. 10, 1900, Ruth
Eloise Maddren. Ass't prof, civil eng'ring at Poly.
Inst., 1S97; with Dep't of Water Supply, Brooklyn,
1S94-1S97; sup't of construction of power station for
Nassau Elec. R. R., 1S97-1S9S; principal ass't eng'r,
maintenance of way, Brooklyn Heights R. R., 1897-
1902. Resident eng'r, designed and constructed the
sixteen-track underground terminal L. I. R. R., at
Platbush Av., Brooklyn, under traffic, 1902-1905. Prin-
cipal ass't eng'r of Brooklyn Grade Crossing Comm'n
on abolition of grade crossing of Brighton Beach R.
R., Brooklyn, Feb. -Aug., 1905. Chief eng'r for Chas.
Cranford (Gen. Contractor), and as such depressed
and four-tracked the Brighton Beach R. R., Brook-
lyn. V.-p. Sanborn-Russell Construction Co., Inc.,
Engineers and Contractors. Trustee Poly. Inst.,
Brooklyn, since 1897. Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Soc.
Civil Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Eng'ring Contractors. Recre-
ations: Yachting, swimming. Clubs: Brooklyn. En-
gineers, Railroad (X .Y. City). Address: 37 Liberty St.,
X. Y. City.


Manufacturer, banker; b. Fairfax, Va., May 2S, 1853;
s. Albert N. and Mary (Hatch) Russell; ed. high schs.;
m. Dansville, N. Y., March 17, 1S73, Sophia Jones; four
children. Pres. Library Bureau. Mf'rs Nat. Bank of
Ilion, Ilion Lumber Co., Ilion Bld'g & Loan Ass'n;
v.-p. A. N. Russell & Son's Co.: treas. Clarke & Baker
Co. Republican; Methodist. Mason. Club: Ft. Schuy-
ler. Address: Ilion, X. Y.


Artist, -writer; b. Boston, Mass., May 19. 1871; son
of Jacob and Melinda Russell; ed. Mass. Normal
Art School, Boston; Drexel Inst., Philadelphia;
Academie Julian, Paris; m. Boston, Mass., Jan. 10,
1894. Helen Andrews; children: Helen, b. 1S97; Louise,
b. 1901. Painter of children's portraits and pictures
having children as subjects. Formerly magazine
illustrator and correspondent, going to Spanish-Am.
War as representative of Collier's Weekly and the
Century Magazine. Author: The Sea Children; The
Bending of the Twig; The Age of Innocence, and
magazine articles. Dir. Central Park Studio Co., W.
67th St. Studio Building Co. Club: Authors. Address:
15 W. 67th St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer, lecturer, -writer; b. Farming-ton, Me., Dec.
21. 1884; s. Francis Henry and Addie (Winter) Rus-
sell; grad. Harvard Univ.. A.B. ; Harvard and Colum-
bia Law Schs., Am. Acad. Dramatic Arts; m. N. Y.,
1909. Emma Sargent Russell; children: David, b. 1909;
John Oswald, b. 1913. Dir. Am. West African Corp'n.
Nat. Chm'n Speakers Bureau, Woodrow Wilson Coll.
Men's League. Democrat. Recreations: Walking,
theatre, reading. Contb'r to magazines. Clu'b: Har-
vard (N. Y. City). Residence: 176 W. 86th St. Ad-
dress: 74 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Manufacturer of printing inks; b. Staten Island, N.
Y.. Jan. 19, 1S66; s. William Brown and Mary Anna
(Howell) Ruxton; ed. in N. Y. schools; m. Brooklyn,
N. Y., Dec. 8, 1891, Louise V. De Witt; children: Louise
G., b. 1894: Frances, b. 1S9S. Pres. and treas. Philip
Ruxton, Inc.: treas. A. J. Sheldon Co. Mem. Sons of
Revolution, St. Andrew's Soc., Mayflower Soc. Recre-
ations: Automobiling and all outdoor sports. Clubs:
Hamilton. Excelsior, Brooklyn, Crescent, Heights
Casino (Brooklyn). Arkwright, Lambs (N. Y. City).
Address: 24 Remsen St., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, s. Thomas and Anna M. (Con-
nor) Ryan; ed. De La Salle Inst., St. Francis Xavier
Coll.; post-grad. Ph.B. ; Columbia Univ. Law Sch.,
LL.B. Admitted to bar 1895. In law offices of Robin-
son, Scribner & Bright and John M. Scribner until
1898, when engaged in business on own account.
Democrat: Roman Catholic. Trustee St. Joseph's Day
Nursery, Soc. of Immaculate Conception and Catholic
Inst, for Blind. Mem. Xavier Alumni Sodality, Am.
Irish Hist. Soc. Knights of Columbus, Soc. Friendly
Sons of St. Patrick, De La Salle Alumni, Municipal Art

Soc, Ozanaim Ass'n. Alumni Ass'n of Law Sch. Colum-
bia Univ. Clubs: Catholic, Allenhurst, Deal Golf.
Address: 149 Broadway, N. x. City.


Ex-jurist; b. Batavia, N. Y., July 10, 1867; s. Michael
and Catharine (O'Brien) Ryan; grad. Batavia Union
Sch., 1889; Cornell Univ., 1896 (awarded post-graduate
scholarship); unmarried. Formerly counsel for Rich-
mond Light & R. R. Co., S. I. Midland R. R. Co., South-
field Beaoh R. R. Co. (dir.), N. Y. & Richmond Gas
Co., N. J. & S. I. Ferry Co., Staten Island Rapid
Transit R. R. Co. and other corp'ns. Justice Court
of Special Sessions, Second Div., City of N. Y., until
Dec, 1913. Roman Catholic. Mem. Delta Chi fra-
ternity. Address: 275 Tompkins Av., New Brighton,
S. I., N. Y.


Financier; b. in Nelson Co., Va., Oct. 17, 1851; ed. in
schs. of that county; m. Baltimore, Md., Nov. 2'5, 1873,
Ida M. Barry; five sons. Went to Baltimore at age of
17 and worked in dry goods comm'n house of John
S. Barry until 1870, when came to N. Y. City and be-
came connected with a house in Wall St.; became mem.
of N. Y. Stock Exchange, 1874, and soon became iden-
tified with corp'n interests and securities and espec-
ially to consolidating and extending the street railway
and lighting systems of N. City, Chicago and other
large cities, being associated in and having active
charge of enterprises! of the late William C. Whitney
for nearly thirty years; notably in effecting the con-
solidation of various street railway systems of N. Y.
City for a combination of capitalists, in 1886; went to
London, in 1902, to take charge of fight which Am.
Tobacco Co. was then making against the Imperial
Tobacco Co. for a division of world territory for the
tobacco trade, and in few weeks won the fight com-
pletely; established harmonious relations with the
British corp'n, and greatly enhancing the value of Am.
company's business; was a leader in reorganization
of Richmond & Danville System into present South-
ern R'y; formed and executed the plans for the Cen-
tral of Ga. R. <R. and Banking Co.; secured control of
Seaboard Air Line R'y after an 8-year contest; ar-
ranged the recent merging of street railways with the
elevated railways and the subways system in such a
way as to give to him and his associates practical
control of the entire rapid transit system of N. Y.
City; purchased a controlling interest in the stock
of the Equitable Life Assurance Soc. of the U. S. in
1905; and is interested in and practically controls
many important interests, domestic and foreign. Dir.
Guaranty Trust Co., Am. Tobacco Co. Democrat; del-
egate from Va to Nat. Dem. Conv. of 1904, where was
largely instrumental in reconciling the delegates to
the acceptance of Judge Parker's telegram declaring
for the gold standard. Catholic. Has a home, named
Oak Ridge, on the site of his birthplace in Va., where
maintains legal residence, and country house also at
Suffern, N Y., besides his winter residence in N. Y.
City. Mem. Chamber of Commerce, Southern Soc. in
N. Y. Clubs: Armv and Navy (N. Y. City), Automobile
of America, Catholic, Citv Midday, Columbus (Ohio),
Country of Westchester, Knollwood Country, Lawyers,
Manhattan, Metropolitan (N. Y. City), Metropolitan
(Washington), N. Y. Athletic, Nat. Democratic. Riding,
Tuxedo, Union, The Virginians. Residence: 858 Fifth
Av., N. Y. City.


Underwriter, ex-congressman; b. Hopkinton, Mass.,
May 10, 1860; s Patrick and Jane (Cleary) Ryan;
moved to Buffalo with parents, 1866; ed. in public and
high schs. in Buffalo; m. Sept. 19. 1887, Ellen T.
Cosgrove. Pres. James Ryan Sons Co., gen. bonding,
liability and Are insurance. Elected to represent Sec-
ond Ward of Buffalo in B"d of Supervisors of Erie
County, 1894; re-elected 1897. and on org"n of B'd of
Supervisors, 1898, was elected chm'n. Delegate Dem.
Nat. Conv. St. Louis. 1904; elected to 56th, 57th, 58th,
59th and 60th Congresses. Residence: 236 Hamburg
St. Address: 400 Ellicott Square, Buffalo, N. Y.


Curator N. Y. Botanical Garden since 1899; b. Ohd
Parish, Westergotland, Sweden, July 6, 1860; s. Ernst
Fredrik and Elfrida (Otterstrom) Rydberg; grad.
Roval Gymnasium, Skara, Sweden, 1881; Univ. of Neb.,
B Sc. 1891, M.A. 1905; Columbia Univ., Ph.D., 1898;
scholarship 1895-1896. fellowship 1896-1897. Columbia
Univ.; m. Mount Vernon, N. Y., Nov. 11, 1903, Alfrida
Amanda Rydberg; children: Arthur Alfred, b. Oct. 21,
1904; Elsa Margreta, b. Mav 13. 1906: Lilly Irene, b.
Dec. 26, 1908; Linnea Astrlal, b. May 13, 1911. Teacher
mathematics and natural sciences, Luther Acad.,
Wahoo, Neb., 1884-1890. 1891-1893: prof, mathematics
and natural sciences, Upsala Coll., Brooklyn, N. Y.,



and Kenilworth, N. J., 1895-1896 and 1897-1899; field
agent U. S. Dep't Agr., summers, 1891-1896, traveling
in Rocky Mountain regions; field agent N. Y. Botanical
Garden, summers of 1897, 1900, 1905, 1911. Republican;
Lutheran. Dir. and treas. of Upsala Coll., Kenilworth,
N. J.; mem. B'd Home Missions. Fellow A.A.A.S.;
mem. Torrey Botanical Club, Botanical Soc. of America,
Nat. Geog. Soc, Ass'n Ph.D. of Columbia Univ. Ad-
dress: N. T. Botanical Garden, N. Y. City.


Artist; b. New Bedford, Mass., March 19, 1847; e.
Alexander Gage and Elizabeth (Cobb) Ryder; art ed'n
under William E. Marshall and at Nat. Acad, of De-
sign Toured Europe for the purpose of viewing the
museums. Academician, Nat. Acad, of Design. Ad-
dress: 308 W. 16th St., N. Y. City.


Cong'l clergyman; b. Oberlin, Ohio; s. Oliver Roberts
and Harriet (Jackson) Ryder; grad. Oberlin Coll., Ohio,
A.B. A.M., B.D., D.D.; m. Chester, N. H., Aug. 21, 1876,
Sarah Hale Tenney; children: Harriet Mary, Alice
Tenney, Charles Daniel, Oliver Wolcott. Conducted
the interesting campaign of the Jubilee Singers in
Europe, 1876-1878. Was pastor of Cong'l Ch., Medina,
Ohio, 1880-1885. Became sup't of the Am. Missionary
Ass'n, 1895. Elected corresponding sec. Am. Mission-
ary Ass'n; appt'd treasurer of same May, 1913. En-
listed in U. S. Vol. troops, but was too young to serve
during the Civil War. Republican; Congregationalism
Trustee Oberlin Coll., Ohio; Fisk Univ., Tenn.; Straight
Univ., La.; Tougaloo, Miss. Taught In Oberlin Coll.
Acad.; Am. Acad, of Polit. and Social Science. Recre-
ations: Walking, wheeling. Address: 287 Fourth Av.,
N. Y. City.


Lawyer, banker; b. Carmel, N. Y., Feb. 8, 1860; e.
Ambrose and Mary M. (Hillyer) Ryder; ed. public
echs of Carmel, N. Y. ; Hudson River Inst., Cornell
Univ., B.S., 1879; Columbia Law Sch.; m. Ravenna, O.,
July 31, 1888, Carrie Holcomb Cornwell; children:
Earle Ambrose, Morton, Willis H. Admitted to bar
1881 Pres. Putnam Co. Nat. Bank. Republican.
Treas. and trustee Drew Sem. for Young Women.
Address: Carmel, N. Y.


Chemical eng'r; b. Norfolk, N. Y., April 9, 1851; s
Henry S. and Zaida (Vernal) Sabin; g. g. s. William
Spooner, one of Prescott's Reg't at Bunker Hill, and
pensioner of the Revolution; g. s. Daniel Sabin, pen-
sioner of War of 1812; descendant of Warrens of May-
flower, and of Gov. Dudley of Mass.; grad. Bowdoin
Coll., B. S., 1876, M. S., 1879; m. Chicago, 111., 1880, Mary
Ellen Barden; children: Raymond E., to. 1887; Warren
D., born 1897. Prof, chemistry, Ripon Coll., 1876-1879,
same, Univ. of Vt., 1880-1886; State chemist of Vt.,
1882-1886; chem. eng'r, William Johnson Co., Montreal.
Can., 1886-1887; chemist and varnish mf'r, N. Y. City,
1888-1905; consulting chemist Nat. Land Co., 1910. In
1883 invented a process for making sugar of milk;
mem. Am. Ohem. Soc, Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Royal
Soc. of Arts, (London), Am. Soc. for Testing Materials;
asso. mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Am. Soc. of Naval
Architects and Marine Eng'rs; mem. Paint and Varnish
Soc, London; Nat. Geog. Soc. Soc. of Chem. Industry:
Phi Beta Kappa Society, fellow A.A.A.S.; lecturer at
N. Y. Univ. on preservation of structural metal from
corrosion; invented and superintended constr'n sp'l
coating for cables and steel flooring, Williamsburg
Bridge. One of editors of Abstract Journal of Am.
Chem. Soc (semi-monthly journal). Author: The In-
dustrial and Artistic Technology of Paint and Varnish.
1904; House Painting. 1908, (with M. Bottler) German
and American Varnish Making, 1912. Clubs: Chemists,
Fireside. Address: 432 Sanford Av., Flushing, N. Y.


Banker; b. S. Williamstown. Mass., Aug. 24, 1868;
s. Thomas and Cordelia (Eldridge) Sabin; grad. Grey-
lock Inst., S. Williamstown, Mass.; m. Albany, N. Y.,
1897, Mabel Whitney; one son: Charles H., Jr. With
Henry Russell flour concern, 1885-1887, Nat. Commer-
cial Bank of Albany, 1887-1889, Park Bank, Albany,
as teller, 1889, later cashier until 1898; cashier Albany
City Nat. Bank, 1898-1902; bank consolidated with Nat
Commercial Bank, and elected v.-p.; was pres. Nat.
Copper Bank of N. Y., 1907-1910, when it merged with
Mechanics Nat. Bank, under name of Mechanics &
Metals Nat. Bank, of which was v.-p. until July, 1910;
v.-p. and dir. Guaranty Trust Co. of N. Y., since July,

1910. Diri Mechanics & Metals Nat. Bank, Seaboard
Air Line R'y, Nat. R'ys of Mexico, Montana Power Co.,
Canadian Mining & Exploration Co., Internat. Smelting
& Refining Co., Pa. Coal Co. Episcopalian. Recrea-
tions: Polo, golf. Clubs: Racquet and Tennis, Metro-
politan, Union League, Riding, Rumson Country, Pip-
ing Rock. Residence: 636 Fifth Av. Address: 140
Broadway, N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Enfield, N. Y., Aug. 31, 1853; s. Dr. Solon
P. and Dovedy K. (Woodward) Sackett; ed. Ithaca
Acad.; grad. Cornell Univ., A. B., 1875 (class essayist,
elected to Phi Beta Kappa); m. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1886,
Elizabeth Titus, d. late Edmund Titus, one of founders
of N. Y. Produce Exchange. Admitted to N. Y. Bar,
1879; early became a law writer, and later editorial
writer and counsel for N. Y. Tribune; associated with
C. A. Runkle in 1884, and after his death with Charles
Gibson Bennett, as Sackett & Bennett; subsequently
senior mem. Arm Sackett, Chapman & Stevens, corp'n
lawyers and atty's for estates. Was for six years
mem. Troop A and Squadron A holding various posi-
tions; in 1897 appt'd aide on mil. staff of Gov. Black,
with rank of col.; during Spanish-Am. War, did re-
cruiting service, and also served as ass't paymaster-
gen, of N. Y. In Southern States. Republican. Episco-
palian; warden St. Thomas' Ch., Mamaroneck, N. Y.
Trustee and sec Hudson-Fulton Celebration Comm'n;
trustee and v.-p. Am. Scenic and Historic Preservation
Soc; trustee Cornell Univ.; Comm'r Fire Island State.
Park; trustee and counsel Clarkson Home for Children;
dir. and counsel for New Netherland Bank of New York
and other financial inst'ns. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., The Pilgrims,
Municipal Art Soc, Founders and Patriots of America,
Sons of Revolution, Sit. George's Soc, St. Nicholas Soc,
etc. Frequent contb'r to editorial columns of N. Y.
Tribune and other publications, on legal topics; also
lecturer at Cornell Univ. Law Coll. Recreations: Golf,
horseback riding, arboriculture, horticulture. Clubs:
University, Union League, Church, Squadron A Cornell
University, Nat. Arts, Barnard, Garden City Golf, Apa-
wamis Golf, Hardware. Country residence: Quaker
Ridge, Mamaroneck, N. Y. City residence: 515 Madison
Av. Address: Tribune Bld'g, 154 Nassau St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 1, 1864; s. Guernsey and
Gertrude R. (Bertine) Sackett; ed. St. Paul's Sch., Gar-
den City, N. Y.; grad. Cornell Univ., B. S., 1886; Colum-
bia Law Sch., LL.B., 1888; m. S. Amenia, N. Y., Nov. 4,
1891, Lucie B. Reynolds; children: Justine R., b. 1896,
Guernsey, b. 1904. Mem. law firm Sackett & Lang;
sec. Sunlight Gas Machine Co., dir. Dover Plain Nat.
Bank, T. B. Ackerson Co. Republican; Episcopalian.
Mem. N. Y. County Law Ass'n. N. Y. Law Inst., Vestry-
man Church of the Incarnation, Brooklyn. Mem. Nat.
Geog. Soc, Dutchess County Soc. Recreations: Driv-
ing, shooting, boating at summer home. Clubs: Press,
Church (diocese of L. I.), Beta Theta Pi, Musical and
Literary Coterie, Cornell Ass'n (Brooklyn). Summer
residence: S. Amenia, N. Y. Residence: 412 Hancock
St., Brooklyn. Address: 99 Nassau St., N. Y. City.


U. S. consul; b. Plymouth, Chenango County, N. Y.,
1855; s. Russell R. and Deborah (Brown) Sackett; ed.
in common school, Cortland Normal Sch., Cazenovia
(N. Y.) Bern.; Syracuse Univ.. A.B., A.M.; m. June 27,
1882, Marion Josephine Cowles: children: Irma J., Mar-
ion C, Julia B , Russell Hamilton. Principal Gouver-

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