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Greenbush, N. Y., Oct. 20, 1SS5, Augusta W. Webster;
children: Charlotte, b. 1887; Florence, b. 18S9 (died
1904); Mary Nelson, b. 1895. Dist. att'y Wayne Co.,
N. Y., two terms, 1888 to 1S94 inclusive; County Judge
and Surrogate, 1898-1907. Appt'd Justice Supreme
Court, Oct., 1907; elected Nov., 1907, for term expiring
Dec. 31, 1921. Mason. Republican; Episcopalian.
Clubs: Genesee Valley (Rochester), Republican, Ma-
sonic (N. Y.). Address: Palmyra, N. Y.


Elec. eng'r; b. Schoolcraft, Mich., Oct. 30, 1S73; s.
Herbert Brown and Lina Francis (Pursel) Sawyer;
grad. Univ. of Neb., B.S., 1894; m. Lincoln, NeTa., May

11 1898, iG-'eorgina F. Case; children: Robert Thomas,
b. June 20, 1901; Edward Case, b. Jan. 20, 1905. Was
eng'r for Gen. Elec. Co., now eng'r for Ford, Bacon &
Davis. Republican; Unitarian. Fellow Am. Inst.
Elec. Eng'rs, mem. Am. Electric R'y Ass'n, Sigma A 1 "
pha Epsilon fraternity. Clubs: Engineers, Railroad,
American Kennel (dir.). Residence: Morris Plains, N.
J. Address: 115 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 28, 1874; s. Fabian and
Therese (Helburn) Saxe; ed. Public School 69, Dwight
Soh., Princeton Univ., N. Y. Daw Sch., LLB. Mem.
law firm Saxe & Powell; ass't corporation counsel in
charge of Bureau for the Collection o>f Arrears of Per-
sonal Taxes, 1902-1904; State Senator (17th Senate
Dist.), 1905-1907; re-elected from new ISth Senate
Dist. in 1906 for term of 1907-1908. Dir. Bronx Nat.
Bank; v.-p United Bottle Machinery Co. Republican.
Mem. N. Y City Bar Ass'n, N. Y. County Lawyers
Ass'n, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, Am. Soc. of Internat.
Law. Clubs: Lotos, Princeton, Republican, Arkwright,
West Side Republican. Residence: 313 W. 82d St. Ad-
dress: 51 Chambers St., N. Y. City.


Chief examiner State Civil Service Comm'n; b. Mil-
ford, N. Y., Dec. 30, 1867; s. John Lavern and Frances
Louise (Newell) Saxton; grad. Buffalo State Normal
Sch., 1888 (gold medal for highest scholarship); George
Washington Univ., UL.B., 1894, LL.M., 1895; m. Buf-
falo, N. Y June 24, 1903, Ada Amelia Himmelsbach;
children: Harold H., b. April 2, 1904; Katherine S., b.
Oct. 27, 1905. For several years employed as exam-
iner with U. S. Civil Service Comm'n, Washington, D.
C; sec. 2d U. S. Civil Service Dist., N. Y., four years.
Served 5 years in D. C. N. <G. Mem. Sons of Revolu-
tion, S. A. R. Residence: Slingerlands, N. Y. Ad-
dress: State Capitol, Albany, N. Y.


Attorney; b. Somerset, Mass., Aug. 14, 1867; s. John
A. and Mary E. (Pierce) Sayles; grad. Tufts Coll.,
B.D., 1892. Buffalo Univ. Daw Sch., LL.B., 1901; private
sec. to Mayor L. P. Fuhrmann, of Buffalo. N. Y. Foun-
der and pres. of the Dem. Soc. of Western N. Y.; mem.
law firm Godbold & Sayles. Address: 706 Brisbane
Bld'g, Buffalo, N. Y.


Merchant; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1854; s. Andrew J. and
Eliza (Thomas) Sayre; ed. Public School 8, and Bryant
& Stratton's Business Coll.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan.
30, 1884, Augusta Burnham; children: Howell Edwin,
b. 1885, Caryl Henry, b. 1889. As a boy entered whole-
sale grocery business of Williams & Potter (estab-
lished since 1811); became mem. of firm 1880; now
senior partner firm of R. C. Williams & Co. Dir.
Thomas Trucking Co., Seacoast Packing Co. of Maine;
trustee City Savings Bank, Brooklyn, Berkeley Inst.
(Brooklyn). Independent in politics. Clubs: Mon-
tauk; Nassau Golf (Glen Cove, L. I.); Arkwright (N.
Y. City). Residence; 686 Carroll St., Brooklyn. Ad-
dress: 56 Hudson St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. S. Bethlehem, Pa., April 30, 1885; s. Rob-
ert H. and Martha Finley (Nevin) Sayre; ed. Hill Sch.
and Lawrenceville Schs., Williams Coll., A.B., 1909
(valedictorian), Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1912 (cum
laude); m. The White House, Washington, D. C, Nov.

25, 1913, Jessie Woodrow Wilson. Admitted to bar
1913. Spent two summers in Labrador assisting Dr.
Wilfred T. Grenfell in missionary work; with Robert
E. Peary on the "Roosevelt" and acted as his sec. on
his return from discovery of North Pole; exploration
in Alaska and Northern Siberia; owner of ranch in
Montana. Dir. Sayre Mining & Mf'g Co. Was on of-
fice staff of Charles S. Whitman, dist. att'y of N. Y.
Now private sec. to Harry L. Garfield, pres. of Will-
iams Coll. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Sigma Phi fra-
ternity. Dir. N. E. Grenfell Ass'n, mem. Exec. Com.
Intercollegiate Civic League. Recreations: Big game
shooting, mountain climbing, Northern exploration.
Club: City (N. Y. City). Address: Williams Coll.,
Williamstown, Mass.


Surgeon; 'b. N. Y. City, Oct. 18, 1859; s. Lewis Albert
and Eliza Ann (Hall) Sayre; ed. Churchill and Maury's
Sch., grad. Columbia Coll., A.B., 1881, Bellevue Hosp.
Med. Coll., M.D., 1884. Ass't to chair of surgery,
Bellevue Hosp Med. Coll., 1885-1890, to chair of ortho-
paedic surgery, 1890-1897; adjunct prof., 1897; clinical
prof, orthopaedic surgery, N. Y. Univ. and Bellevue
Hosp. Med. Coll., 1898-1908; prof, since 1908. Ass't
attending surgeon Bellevue Hosp.; consulting surgeon
St. Vincent's Hosp., Hackensack (N. J.) Hosp., Home
for Crippled Children (Newark, N. J.), Mountainside
Hosp., Montclair, N. J., Englewood (N. J.) Hosp., N. Y.
State Orthopaedic Hosp. (Haverstraw, N. Y.); Hosp.
for Deformities and Joint Diseases; capt. and ord-
nance officer 1st Cav., N. G. N. Y. Pres. Am. Ortho-
paedic Ass'n, 1904; treas. N. Y. Acad. Medicine; mem.
Pathol. Soc (v.-p., 1893), Co. Med. Soc, State Med Soc.
Am. Med. Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa. Recreation: Target
practice Clubs: University, City, Columbia Univer-
sity, N. Y. Athletic. Address: 14 W. 48th St., N. Y.


Educator; b. Shapleigh, Me., April 21, 1855; d. James
and Abigail (Abbott) Say ward; ed. Woodstock (Vt.)
High Sch., Salem (Mass.) Normal Sch. Instr., princi-
pal Miss Sayward's Sch., since 1892. Baptist. Mem.
Acad, ctf Polit. and Social Science. Geog. Soc. of Phila-
delphia and Public Ed'n Ass'n. Club: Civic (Philadel-
phia). Residence: 6063 Drexel Road, Philadelphia. Ad-
dress: Overbrook, Pa.


Trustee, insurance official; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Jan.

26, 1877; s. Thomas and Sarah (Garrett) Scattergood;
ed. Phila. private schs., Haverford Coll., A.B., 1896;
Harvard Univ., A.B., 1897; m. Villa Nova, Pa., June 13,
1906, Anne Theodora Morris; children: Mary, b. 1907;
Thomas b. 1909; Alfred G. Jr. b. 1911. Traveled ex-
tensively in U. S., Canada and England with Internat.
Cricket teams. Pres. and dir. Kent Bld'g Co., v.-p.
and dir. Ins. Co. of State ol Pa.; Am. Water Softener
Co.; dir. Am. Dyewood Co. (sec. 1904-1906); and United
Dyewood Co. Active in reform cause in Philadel-
phia; Registration Comm'r, Phila., 1906-1912; mem.
Com. of Seventy, and other reform bodies. Indepen-
dent Republican; mem. Soc. of Friends. Mem. Phi
Beta Kappa Soc, Acad Natural Sciences, Hist. Soc.
Philadelphia. Trustee Haverford Coll., Pa. Working
Home 'for Blind Men, Vacant Lots Cultivation Ass'n.
Y. M. C. A. Recreations: Cricket, football. Clubs:
Merion Cricket, University, Down Town, City. Resi-
dence: 3515 Powelton Av., Philadelphia, and Villa
Nova, Pa. Address: 648 Bourse, Philadelphia, Pa.


Brewer; b. N. Y. City Feb. 21, 1863; s. Maximilian
and Ernestine (Mathesius) Schaefer; ed. public and



private schs. and business coll.; m. X. Y. City, Oct. 15,
1890, Frederica Yilette Beck; children: P. M. Emile,
Edmee Eloise and Rudolph J. Jr. Employed In lath-
er's brewing firm The F. & II. Schaefer Brewing Co.,
and advanced in position to mg'r of mfg branch, later
becoming' v. -p. of CO.; acquired controlling interest,
Sept. 1912, now holding office of pres. Fits. Laser
Beer Brewers' B'd of Trade of N. Y. and vicinity, 1906-
1908. Pres. Schaefer (Realty) Co. Independent Re-
publican. Mem. Peace Soc. of N. Y.. Nat. Ass'n of
Amateur Billiard Players, Larchmont Fire Dep't (Hook
and Ladder Co. 1); hon. chief Ogalalla Sioux; formerly
v.-p. Associated Brewers of N. Y. and vicinity; pres.
N. Y. State Brewers' Ass'n (ex-treas.); trustee U. S.
Brewers Ass'n; mem. N. Y. Produce Exchange, Am.
Museum of Natural (History, Met. Museum of Art,
Charity Org*n Soc, German Soc, Public Schs. Athletic
League, life mem. Soc for Prevention of Cruelty to
Children; formerly treas. German Charity Ball Org'n;
trustee German Hosp. and Dispensary; incorporator
German Hosp. Xurses' Aid Soc; chm'n Brewers' Aux-
iliary Hosp., Saturday and Sunday Collection; mem.
Soc. of White Cross of Geneva, Wash., D. C. Clubs;
N. Y. Athletic (life mem.), Lambs, Republican, Ber-
liner Sports (Berlin). Manhattan, German Liederkranz
(ex-v.-p.), Automobile of America, Pilgrims, Eco-
nomic, Larchmont Yacht (trustee, formerly rear
commo.). Residence Ritz Carlton Hotel. Madison Ay.
and 46th St. Address: Park Av. & 51st St., N. Y.


Banker; b. in N". Y. City, Sept. 12. 1S40; s. Mayer and
Mina (Elsaser) Schafer (both of German nativity); ed.
in private sohools and academies of N. Y. City; m. N.
Y City, 1866, Sophia Schwab. Began in tianking busi-
ness in 1S60 in ass'n with brother Simon, under firm
name of Schafer Bros., and has continued business
with sons, under same firm name, since death of
brother in 1892. Also v.-p. and dir. of German-Am.
Bank; was receiver of Brooklyn Elevated R'y, and has
served as treas. of various religious and charitable
inst'ns. Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange, N. Y. B'd of
Trade. Republican; was Garfield and Arthur elector
in 1881. Treas. and trustee Temple Emanu-El; was
trustee and treas. Mt. Sinai Hosp. for 16 years. Fel-
low Am. Geog Soc; Mem. Met. Museum of Art. Am.
Museum Natural History. Mem. Deutscher Verein.
Clubs: Liederkranz, Harmonie. Residence: 52 W. 46th .
St. Address: 55 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Merchant; b. N. Y. City; Jan. IS, 1S60; s. William
and Caroline Schaffer; ed. N. Y. City pub. schs. and
Coll. of City of N. Y. (scientific course). Has trav-
eled extensively in West Indies, Mexico, Central and
South America, Africa, Japan, China and East India
in commercial interests; made several exploration
trips in Colombia, S. A., and on the Amazon from Peru
to Para, receiving recognition from Colombian Gov't;
now interested in cane sugar plantations in Cuba and
Santo Domingo. V.-p., treas. and dir. Hugh Kelly &
Co.; treas. and dir Santiago Development Co.; dir.
Solomon Springs Copper Co. (Democrat (Tariff Re-
form). Received Decoration of Simon Bolivar from
Venezuela for commercial services rendered that
country. Address: 81 Wall St., X. Y. City.


Clergyman; b. Constantinople, Turkey, Nov. 7, 1845;
s. William Gottlieb and Mary (Reynolds) Schauffler;
grad. Williams Coll., Mass., A.M., 1867; D.D., 1903;
D.D., N Y. Univ., 1SS7; m. St. Moritz, Switzerland,
Julia Baker. Pres. N. Y. City Mission; trustee Robert
Coll., Constantinople, Bible House. Constantinople, Au-
burn Theol Sem., Auburn, N. Y., Bihle Teachers Train-
ing Sch., N. Y. City; chm'n Internat. Sunday Sch. Les-
son Committee, United Charities, N. Y. City. Presby'n.
Club: Century Ass'n. Residence: 515 Madison Av.
Address: 105 E. 22d St., N. Y. City.


Author; 1). Brunn, Austria, April 8, 1879, of Am.
parents: s. Rev. Dr. Henry A. and Mary (Gray)
Schauffler; ed. Cleveland, O., Northwestern Univ.,
Princeton Univ., B.A., 1902; studied Berlin Univ., 1902-
1903; m. London, Dec. 21, 1904, Katharine de Norman-
die Wilson. Chamber musician, 1901-1909; editor Nas-
sau Literary Magazine, 1901-1902; musical editor The
Independent, 1903-1904; special corr. Collier's Weekly
in Italy and Greece, 1906. Special corr. Century and
Outlook in Germany, 1907. Author: Where Speech
Ends (A Music Maker's Romance), 1906; Thanksgiv-
ing, 1907; Christmas, 1907: Through Italy With the
Poets, 1908; Lincoln's Birthday, 1909; Arbor Day, 1909;
Washington's Birthday, 1910; Memorial Day, 1910; In-
dependence Dav. 1912; Flag Day, 1912 (all published
by Moffat, Y'ard); Romantic Germany, 1909 (Century

Co.); The Musical Amateur (Essays on the human side
oi .Musi.) 1911 (Houghton Mifflin Co.); Scum o' the
Earth and Other Poems, 1912 (Houghton, Mifflin Co.);
Romantic America, 1913 (Century Co.) ; cont'b'r to
Century, Scribner's, Harper's, Atlantic, Lippincott's,
World's Work, Metropolitan, and other prominent
magazines. Decorated by Queen of Italy for win-
ning national tennis championship. Pupil of 'cellists
Steindel, Schroeder and Hekking. With wife and
blind violinist, Edwin Grasse, formed (1906) The
Grasse Trio. Exhibited bronzes in exhibitions of Nat'l
Sculpture Soc, 1910. Recreations: Woods life and ath-
letics. Address: Greenbush, Mass.


Pres. Jewish Theol. Sem. of America since 1902; b.
Fokshan, Roumania, 1849; s. Isaac and Rachel Schech-
ter; ed. in Univ. of Vienna and Berlin, specialized in
divinity and Semitics; grad. as rabbi in Vienna; re-
ceived A.M. and hon. Litt.D., Univ. of Cambridge, Eng-
land; m. Breslau, Silesia, -Matilda Roth. Was reader
of Rabbinic at Univ. of Cambridge and prof. Hebrew,
University Coll., London. Went on expd'n to Pales-
tine, Egypt, Italy and other countries for Univ. of
Cambridge to examine Hebrew literature, and made
some important discoveries; author of several books
and editor of various Hebrew texts. Residence: 468
Riverside Drive. Address: 531 W. 123d St., N. Y. City.


Mechanical and elec eng'r; b. Gallon, O., Dec 20,
185S; s. Theo. and Mary E. (Lewis) Scheffler; grad.
Paterson (N. J.) Sem., -1S75; m. Passaic, N. J., April
25, 1S85, Carrie Linda Rose; children: Marion Rose,
b. 18S8, Julia Lucille, b. 1905. Designed second Edi-
son elec locomotive built in 1882, and operated at
Menlo Park, N. J.; sup't Erie (Pa.) City Iron Works,
1884-1889; acting gen. sup't Westinghouse Elec Mfg
Co., Pittsburgh, 1S89-1890; gen. sup't Brush Elec. Co.,
Cleveland, O., 1890-1893; gen. Eastern sales agent Stirl-
ing Co., 1893-1S99; now sales eng'r the Babcock and
Wilcox Co. Specialist in shop mg'mt and commercial
eim'ring. Mem. council 3 years, Borough of Glen
Ridge, N. J. Republican; Congregationalist. Mem. Am.
Soc. Mech. Eng'rs. Fellow Am. Inst. Elec Eng'rs, Am.
Inst. Elec. Eng'rs. Trustee Glen Ridge Cong'l Church.
Recreations: Camera, golfing, automobiling. Clubs:
Magnetic, Lawyers, Congregational. Residence: 293
Ridgewood Av., Glen Ridge, N. J. Address: 85 Liberty
St., N. Y. City.


Banker, broker; b. N. Y. City, April 17, 1875; s.
Adolph and Sophie (King) Scheftel; grad. Academic
Dep't, Yale Univ., A.B., 1898; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 17,
1907, Vivian Straus; children: Herbert Straus, Stuart
Adolph. Partner firm J. S. Bache & Co., bankers.
Club: Yale. Residence: 9 E. 88th St. Address: 42
Broadway, N. Y. City.


Surgeon; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1863; s. August (M.D.)
and Albertina (Schmidt) Schelling; ed. Public Sch. 25;
grad. Coll. Pharmacy, Ph.G., 1881, Univ. of N. Y., M.D.,
1890; m. Brooklyn, 1S83. Edith Free. Surgeon, Bush-
wick Hosp., Coney Island and Brooklyn R. R. ; dir.
People's Nat. Bank; trustee Hamburg Savings Bank.
Republican; Lutheran. Mem. Kings Co. Med. Soc,
Ass'n Physicians of L. I., N. Y. State Med. Soc, Brook-
lyn Med. Soc. Address: 264 Stuyvesant Av., Brooklyn,
N. Y.


Banker; b. Brooklyn, 1870: s. Teunis and Sarah E.
(Lott) Schenck; ed. Poly. Inst., Brooklyn; m. Brook-
lyn, 1903, Anita M. Simonson; one son: John Cornell,
b. 1911. Third v.-p. Peoples Trust Co. Former treas.
N. Y. State Bankers' Ass'n, mem. Holland Soc, St.
Nicholas Soc, Soc. Colonial Wars. Clubs: Hamilton,
Brooklyn, Dyker Meadow Golf, Crescent Athletic.
Residence: 210 E. 18th St. Address: 181 Montague St.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Newark, N. J., Oct. 12, 1872; s. William
A. and Margaret M. (Sayre) Schenck; grad. Syracuse
Univ., A.B., 1S95. LL.B., 1899; m. Syracuse, N. Y., Dec.
27, 1900,- Maud G. Barnum. Admitted to practice law
in Rochester, N. Y., 1898; practised at Syracuse; came
to N. Y. City, 1S99; ass't att'y for several real estate
corp'ns. until Jan., 1905: since then in gen. practise.
Mem. law firm of Smith, Schenck & McDavitt; ad-
mitted as an att'y in N. J., 1902, as a counsellor, 1905;
dir. Leonia Heights Land Co. Republican; Methodist.
Mem. Phi Delta Theta and Phi Delta Phi fraternities.
Mason. Address: 111 Broadway, N. Y. City.




Banker; b. Tonkers, N. Y., March 11, 1856; s. Oscar
and Cornelia Schenck; ed. public sens, of Brooklyn;
m. N. T., April 12, 1893, Anna C. Knowlton. Was
private sec. and office mg'r for E. H. Harriman; pres.
since 1908, and trustee Bowery Savings Bank. Served
in 23rd Reg't, N. G. N. T. Republican; mem. Dutch
Reformed Ch, Recreations: Golf, automobiling. Club:
Englewood. Residence: Englewood, N. J. Address:
130 Bowery, N. Y. City.


Physician, retired; b. Flatbush, D. I., N. Y., Oct. 25,
1843; s. John and Catherine Van Dyke (Ryder)
Schenck; grad. Erasmus Hall Acad., Flatbush; N. Y.
Univ. A.B., 1862, A.M., 1865, LL.D., 1898; Coll. Phys.
and Surg. (Columbia) M.D., 1865; m. Canajoharie, N.
Y., June 10, 1896, Sarah Elizabeth, d. Dr. Joseph White.
Traveled in Europe twice, and in California twice,
Med. Sup't Kings Co. Hosp., 1872-1881; visiting physi-
cian Kings Co. Penitentiary, 1SS9-1905; consulting sur-
geon Kings Co. Hosp., 1882-1910; acting ass't surgeon
U. S. A., 1865; ass't physician Cholera Hosp., Brook-
lyn, 1866. Reformed Ch. Past dist. deputy grand
master of Masons, Third Masonic Dist., N. Y.; past
master of Montauk Lodge, P. and A. M., two terms;
pres. St. Nicholas Soc. of Nassau Island, 3 terms (1906-
1909). Life mem. Am. Acad, of Medicine, Kings Co.
Med. Soc, Kings Co. Hosp. Alumni Clul>, Zeta Psi fra-
ternity. Clubs: Carleton (pres. 2 terms), Montauk.
Address: 95 Sixth Ay., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Military sec; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 22, 1864; direct
descendant Jacob Jansen Schermerhorn, who came
from Holland and settled in Albany, 1636, g.g.-s. Gen.
Bbenezer Stevens, prominent among Sons of Liberty and
Boston Tea Party; ed. private schs. of N. Y. City. En-
tered banking firm Gilman, S'on & Co., 1882; In treas-
urer's office of N. Y. Central & Hudson River R. R..
1887-1890; entered Dep't of Finance 1893, and was
cashier in office of receiver of taxes until 1913, when
appt'd mil. sec. to gov. Private in 7th Reg't, N. G. N. Y.,
1885; honorably discharged, 1891; adj. 13th Reg't
Coast Art'y Corps, 1893-1895; 1st lieut. and battalion
adj. 112th Reg't, 1898; capt. and regimental adj. 1899.
Mem. 7th Reg't Ass'n, 12th Reg't Veteran Ass'n, Vet-
eran Corps of Art'y, Veteran Ass'n 9th Co. 7th Reg't,
Cutler Alumni Ass'n, Sons of Revolution, Soc. of War
of 1812, Soc. Colonial Wars. St. Nicholas Soc, Holland
Soc; Mason, Shriner. Address; Exec Mansion, Albanv,
N. Y.


Consul; b. Berlin, Germany, Oct. 13, 1860; s. Franz
L. C. and Anna (Nathusins) Schernikow; ed. N. Y.
City public and private schools; m. Helen Gordon.
Ex-Consul of Republic of Salvador. Pres. Hamilton
Bank Note Engraving and Printing Co.; sec. N. Y.
& Honduras Rosario Mining Co. Was delegate to Pan.-
Am. Congress; comm'r to Pan-Am. Exp'n; life mem.
Am. Museum of Natural History; mem. Met. Museum of
Art, Scientific Alliance, and St. John's Guild. Clubs:
Columbia Yacht, N. Y. Mineralogical (pres.). Resi-
dence: 235 W. 75th St. Address: 17 Battery Place, N.
Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Dec 5, 1870; s. Aaron and
Emma (Schwab) Scheuerman; ed. Sam Bailev Inst.,
Griffin, Ga.; grad. Yale Coll., A.B., 1890, Columbia Law
Sch., N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1892; m. N. Y. Citv, Jan.
5, 1903. Edna D. Limburg; children: Ruth, b. Nov. 24,
1903; John, b. Aug. 24, 1906; Herbert, b. April 7, 1913.
In practise of law since admission to bar. Mem.
Hoadly, Lauterbach & Johnson until 1907, since then
mem. Hirsch, Scheuerman & Limburg. Dir. Am. Process
Co., Beaumere Realty Co. Delegate to Nat. Dem. Conv.
from N. Y. to Baltimore, 1912. Independent Democrat.
Trustee Washington Heights Hosp., Jewish Protectory
and Prisoners' Aid Ass'n, Crippled Children's Driving
Fund. Clubs: Harmonie, Democratic, Yale, Century
Country. Residence: 525 West End Av. Address: 160
Broadway, N. Y. City.


Publisher; b. N. Y.; s. George R. and Julia (Dela-
plaine) Schieffelin; ed. Columbia Univ.; m. N. Y., April
5, 1904, Louise Scribner; one son: George McKay. Sec
Charles Scribner's Sons: sec and treas. N. Y. Electro-
typing Co. Clubs: Riding, Morris County Golf, Whip-
pany River. Residence: Convent, N. J. Address: 597
Fifth Av., N. Y. City.


Merchant, chemist; b. N. Y. City, April 14, 1866; s.
William Henry and Mary (Jay) Schieffelin; ed. Co-

lumbia Univ. (Sch. of Mines), Ph.B., 1887, Univ. of
Munich (Bavaria), Ph.D., 1889; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 5,
1891, Louise Shepard. Became connected with Schief-
felin & Co., wholesale druggists, as chemist, 1889, and
since 1906 has been its pres. Pres. Nat. Wholesale
Druggists Ass'n, 1910; N. Y. B'd of Trade and Trans-
portation; Am. Chem. Soc, London Chem. Soc, Am.
Phar. Soc. Served as civil service comm'r, 1896; regi-
mental adj. 12th N. Y. Vols, in Spanish-Am. War.
Mem. B'd Mg'rs Am. Bible Soc.; Am. Ch. Missionary
Soc (pres.), Armstrong Ass'n (pres.); trustee Hamp-
ton (Va.) Inst. Chm'n Citizens' Union; mem. St. Nich-
olas Soc, Mil. Order Loyal Legion. Clubs: City, Cen-
tury, Church. Residence: 5 E. 66th St. Address: 170
William St., N. Y. City. .


Ex-mayor of Brooklyn, mf'r; b. in Rheinprovinz,
Prussia, Feb. 28, 1842; came to America in 1856.
Started business as tanner and belt mf'r, 1868; founder
and senior mem. firm of Charles A. Schieren & Co.
Also pres. Germania Savings Bank of Brooklyn. Re-
publican. Mayor of Brooklyn, 1894-1895. Mem. Cham-
ber of Commerce, Met. Museum of Art; v.-p. Brooklyn
Inst. Arts and Sciences; mem. L. I. Historical Soc
Clu'bs: Germania, Hamilton (Brooklyn), Down Town,
Drug Trade, Fulton, Union League (N. Y. City). Resi-
dence: 405 Clinton Av., Brooklyn. Address: 30 Ferry
St., D. I. City.


Banker; b. Frankfort-on-the-Main, Germany, 1847;
s. M. Schiff; ed. in schools of Germany until 18 years
old, then came to N. Y. City; m. 1875, Therese Loeb.
On arrival in N. Y. City began business career as a
bank clerk; in a few years became partner in firm of
Budge, Schiff & Co., bankers and brokers, until 1875,
when became junior mem. firm of Kuhn, Loeb & Co.,
of which his father-in-law, Solomon Loeb, was then
the senior partner; since Mr. Loeb's retirement, in
1885, has been head of the firm, who are private bank-
ers constantly identified with the largest operations;
firm financed and was largely interested in the reor-
ganization of the Union Pacific in 1897, and the sub-
sequent transactions by which the control of the
Southern Pacific and other railroads was acquired:
placed the large Japanese loan in this country during
the war with Russia, and has been identified with
practically every financial operation of national im-
portance. Dir. City Nat. Bank, Central Trust Co.,
Western Union Telegraph Co. and many other finan-
cial corporations. Independent. Prominent mem. sec-
ond Com. of 70, and of the later Com. of 15 and Com.
of 9, which were similarly employed in work for civic
betterment; has labored for interests of the Chamber
of Commerce of N. Y., as its v.-p. and mem. of its
principal corns. V.-p. Baron de Hirsch Fund; pres.
Montefiore Home for Chronic Invalids; prominent sup-
porter of many movements for educational culture,
particularly interested and deeply versed in Semitic
literature; founder the Semitic Museum at Harvard,
and the Jewish Theol. Sem., N. Y. City; gave funds to
N. Y. University toward the purchase of a Semitic
Library; a founder and first treas. of Barnard Coll.;
trustee Am. Jewish Com. Mem. Met. Museum of Art,
Am. Museum of Natural History. Residence: 965 Fifth
Av. Address: 52 William St., N. Y City.


Banker; o. N. Y. City, June 5, 1877; s. Jacob H. and
Therese Schiff; ed. Amherst, 1896; hon. M.A., 1906; m.
N. Y. City, April 30, 1901, Adele G. Neustadt. Mem.
firm Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; sec and trustee Provident
Loan Soc. of N. Y.; director Fidelity Bank, U. S. Mort-
gage and Trust Co., Union Pacific R. R., Southern Pa-

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