Geddings Harry Crawford.

Who's who in New York (city and state) online

. (page 23 of 284)
Online LibraryGeddings Harry CrawfordWho's who in New York (city and state) → online text (page 23 of 284)
Font size
QR-code for this ebook


ploy of Blair & Co. on leaving: college, 1898; mem.
of the firm, April, 1900, to 1905; since then in no
active business; occupied In travel and sport. Clubs:
Racquet, University, Brook, Automobile, Princeton.
Midday. N. Y. Yacht. Meadow Brook, Country, Piping
Rock. Address: 22 E. 47th St., N. Y. City.

BLAIR, JOHN McCONNELL

Merchant, banker; b. Blairs Mills, Pa., Oct. 9, 1850;
s. John H. and Mary (McConnell) Blair; m. Nannie
J. Silverthorn. Pres. The J. M. Blair Co., Tuscarora
Bank, Blairs Mills, First Nat. Bank. Petersburg, Pa.;
v.-p. Tuscarora Valley R. R. Co.; stockholder N. Y.
Jewett Nat. Bank. Port Royal Bank, Farmers Nat.
Bank. Newville. Pa.; Union Nat. Bank, Huntingdon.
Pa., and Standing Stone Nat. Bank. Republican;
Elder in Presby'n Ch. Address: Blairs Mills, Pa.

BLAISDELL, WALTER STILSON

Merchant, coal operator, banker; b. Macomb, 111.,
May 21, 1S66; s. Warren, O. and Ella (Stilson) Blais-
dell; attended Abbott Family Sch., Farmington, Me.;
Univ. of Mich., Coll. of Physicians and Surgeons, M.D.,
1890; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 26, 1893, Nellie E. Rus-
sell; two children. V.-p. Punxsutawney Nat. Bank,
Pa.; sec. and gen. mg'r Punxsutawney Coal Mining
Co., Anita Coal Mining Co.; dir. Rural Valley Nat.
Bank. Anita Supply Co., Frances Supply Co., Sykes-
ville Land Co. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, Pa. State Soc, Jefferson County Med. Soc,
Sigma Chi fraternity; Mason (32), Shriner, Elk. V.-p.
and trustee Adria Hosp. Ass'n. Clubs: Duquesne
(Pittsburgh), Harrisburg, Buffalo, Ellicott, Country
(Buffalo), Punxsutawney, Elks (Punxsutawney).
Residence: Punxsutawney, Pa and 42S Prudential
Bld'g, Buffalo, N. Y.

BLAKE. HENRY W.

Technical journalist; b. New Haven, Conn.; s. Hen-
ry T. and Elizabeth C. (Kingsley) Blake; grand
fathers were Eli Whitney Blake (inventor) and
James L. Kingsley (Datinist) ; ed. Hopkins Grammar
Sch. and Hillhouse High Sch., New Haven; grad.
Yale, Ph.B., 18S6; took sp'l course in elec. eng'ring,
Mass. Inst. Technology; m. N. Y. City, June 1, 1891,
Ida Jewett; children: Henry Kingsley, b. 1894; James
Pierrepont, b. 1896 (died 1912); Adelaide, b. 1907.
After leaving Mass. Inst. Technology, became asso-
ciated with the Sprague Electric R'y and Motor Co.
in constructing electric r'ys; after consolidation of
that company with the Edison Gen. Elec. Co., re-
mained -with latter company. While engaged in this
work, prepared and delivered two courses of lec-
tures on electric railways, at Mass. Inst. Technology.
Since 1894, editor-in-chief Electric Railway Journal
(formerly Street Railway Journal). Dir. McGraw
Publishing Co. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Am.
Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, Am. Elec. R'y Ass'n; asso. mem,
Unione Internationale de Tramways et de Chemins de
Fer d'Intfret Local. Clubs: Engineers (N. Y. Citv),
N Y. R'ys. New England St. R'y, Englewood (Engle-
wood. N. J.). Residence: Englewood, N. J. Address:
239 W. 39th St., N. Y. City.

BLAKE, J. EDDY

Physician and surgeon; b. Jersey City Heights, June
12, 1873; s. James A. (A.M., M.D.) and Alice E. (Eddy)
Blake; ed. public and high schools; N. Y. Univ., B.S.,
1894; Columbia Univ., M.D., 1898; Univ. of Bonn, Ger-
many, M.D. (with honor), 1902. Interne Brooklyn
Hosp., 1898-1900; studied in France and Germany,
1900-1902; since then practising in Brooklyn. Attend-
ing physician, Brooklyn M. E. Home. Mem. Kings Co.
Med. Ass'n, Brooklyn Pathol. Soc, Brooklyn Hosp.
Internes Club. N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, Ass'n Am. Med.
Ass'n. Address: 2 Revere PI., Brooklyn, N. Y.

BLAKE, JOSEPH AUGUSTUS

Physician; b. San Francisco, Calif., Aug. 31, 1864;
s. William P. and Charlotte (Hayes) Blake; grad.
Yale, B.A., 1885; Ph.B., 1886; Coll. Phys. and Surg.
(Columbia Univ.), M.D., 1889; m. 1890, Catherine Ket-
chum; children: Joseph A., Jr., Francis H., 2d. For-
merly attending surgeon St. Duke's, Harlem and Pres-
by'n Hosps., consulting surgeon to St. Luke's Hosp.
and Roosevelt Hosp. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Ass'n Am.
Anatomists, Am. Surg. Ass'n, Am. Soc. Clinical Sur-
gery, N. T. Acad. Medicine, N. Y. Acad. Sciences,
County and State Med. Socs., N. Y. Surg. Soc. Clubs:
University, Century. Address: 108 E. 65th St., N. Y.
City.



BLAKE, WARREN BARTON

Journalist; b. Philadelphia, Oct. 26, 1883; s. Barton
F. and Mary (Manning) Blake; grad. De Lancey Sch.,
Phila.; Harvard Coll., A.B., 1905; A.M., 1907; Univ. of
Paris (fellow Minister of Public Instr., 1907-1908);
unmarried. Successively editorial writer for Nation
and Evening Post of N. Y., asso. editor Independent
(N. Y.), later literary editor; now editorial writer on
staff of Collier's Weekly. Contb'r to various news-
papers and magazines, on art, literature and various
topics. Club: Harvard (N. Y.). Address: 27 W. 44th
St.. N. Y. Citv.

BLAKESLEE, FRANCIS DURBIN

Clergyman, educator; b. Vestal, N. Y., Feb. 1, 1846;
s. Rev. George Harmon and Hester Ann (Cargill)
Blakeslee; prepared for coll. at Wyoming Sera., Kings-
ton, Pa.; grad. Syracuse Univ., A.B., 1872; A.M., 1875;
D.D., Wesleyan Univ., 1889; Ditt.D., Iowa Wesleyan
Univ., 1905; m. Geneseo, N. T., Sept. 9, 1869, Augusta
M. Hubbard (deceased): children: Prof. George Hu'b-
bard Blakeslee, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. (prof, history, Clark
Univ.); Albert Francis, A.B., A.M., Ph.D. (prof, botanv
State Agr'l Coll., Storrs, Conn.); Theodora Louise,
B.D. (teacher French and German, High Sch., Bing-
hamton, N. Y.). Clerk of q.-m., 50th N. Y. Eng'rs, at
Rappahannock Sta., Va., Dec, 1863, to Feb., 1864;
clerk Q.-M. Gen.'s Office, Washington, D. C, Feb., 1864-
July, 1865. Pastor M. E. Ch., Canisteo, N. Y., 1868;
prin. Whitney's Point Union Sch., 1869-1870; pastor
M. E. Ch., Groveland, N. Y., 1871-1873; prin. E. Green-
wich (R. I.) Acad., 1873-1884; abroad travelling and
studying, 1884-1885; pastor Thames St. M. E. Ch.,
Newport, R. I., 18S6-1SS7; again prin. E. Greenwich
Acad., 1887-1899; pres. Iowa Wesleyan Univ., 1899-
1900; pres. Cazenovia (N. Y.) Sem., 1900-1908; supt.
Binghamton Dist. Anti-Saloon League from 1908, lec-
turer and platform speaker. Republican. Mem. Phi
Beta Kappa Soc, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Delegate to
Gen. Conf. M. E. Ch., Omaha, 1892; mem. Central N. Y.
Conf. M. E. Ch. Address: 612 Y. M. C. A. Bld'g, Bing-
hamton, N. Y.

BLAKESLEE, HARVEY D., JR.

Lawyer; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Mar. 22, 1877; s. Harvey
D. and Sarah Louise (Taylor) Blakeslee; grad. Cen-
tral High Sch., Buffalo, 1894; Univ. of Rochester, A.B.,
1900; Buffalo Law Sch.. LL.B., 1902; unmarried. Ad-
mitted to bar, 1902; mem. law firm Lee & Blakeslee,
Buffalo. Lecturer on law of crimes, Buffalo Law Sch..
1906-1908. Elected supervisor 24th Ward, Buffalo,
1905; elected supervisor of 19th Ward, 1907; re-elected,
1909. Elected supervisor 23d Ward, 1911; Progres-
sive candidate for surrogate of Erie County, defeated,
1912. Progressive. Clubs: Lawyers, University, Park.
Address: 89 Erie County Bank Bldg., Buffalo, N. Y.

BLANCHARD, JAMES ARMSTRONG

Jurist; b. Henderson, Jefferson Co., N. Y., 1845- s
Philip and Catharine (Drummond) Blanchard; ed
public schools, Ripon Coll. Prep. Sch.; Ripon (Wis.)
Coll., A.B., 1871; Law Sch., Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1873;
LD.D., Ripon, 1902; m. 1881, Sallie Med'bery; one son,
Medbery Blanchard, b. 1884. Engaged in practise of
law, 1873-1899; appt'd judge of Gen. Sessions by Gov
Roosevelt. 1899, and served one year; in Sept., 1900
appt d a justice Supreme Court, N. Y., by Gov. Roose-
velt, and elected Nov., 1901, to same office for term
expiring Dec. 31, 1915. Enlisted 1864, and served one
year in Co. I, 2d Wis. Cav. Republican; Episcopalian.
Trustee St. John's Guild. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y., Lafayette Post, G. A. R., etc. Clubs: Union
League, Republican, Oakland Golf. Residence: 11 E.
92d St. Address: County Court House, N. Y. City.

BLANDY, GRAHAM FURBER

Stock broker; b. N. T. City, Dec. 17, 1868; s. Graham
and Emmeline H. (Cruse) Blandy; ed. N. T., France,
Switzerland; grad. Germantown Acad., Germantown,
Pa., 1S85; m. N. Y. City, April 29, 1901, Georgette H.
Borland. Mem. N. T. Stock Exchange since May 9,
1891; mem. B'd of Ed'n 3 years. Has travelled in Eu-
rope, Mexico, Canada and U. S. Episcopalian. Mem.
Sons of Revolution. Recreation: Farming on farm,
Shenandoah Valley, Va. Club: Union League. Resi-
dence (summer): White Poet, Clarke Co., Va., and
26 E. 38th St. Address: 66 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BLASHFIELD, EDWIN HOWLAEND

Painter; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 15, 1848; s. William
Henry and Eliza (Dodd) Blashfield; gd. Boston Latin
Sch. and Mass. Inst, of Technology, Boston; went
abroad, 1S67, and studied under Leon Bonnat- m.
Paris, 1881, Evangeline Wilbour (of R. I.). Spent
20 years abroad, principally in Paris and Italy; trav-
elled on European Continent and in Egypt and Greece.
Artistic decorator of interiors, notable examples be-
ing: Decoration of dome in Manufactures Bld'g,



\



68



WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



World's Columbian Exp'n, Chicago; central dome of
Cong. Library, Washington; Bank of Pittsburgh,
(Pittsburgh); Senate Chamber, State Capitol of Minn.
(St. Paul); Iowa State Capitol, Des Moines; ceiling
of great ballroom In Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, N. Y.
City; Court House of Citv of Baltimore; Appellate
N. Y. City; library, house of W. C. Drexel, Philadel-
phia; drawing room, house of C. P. Huntington, N. Y.
City; music room in house of Adolph Lewisohn, N. Y
City; Court House of City of Baltimore; Appellate
Court, N. Y. ; ceiling and lunettes B'd Room, Pru-
dential BId'g, Newark; chancel Ch. of Saviour, Phila-
delphia; Court House, Newark; Court House, Youngs-
town; Court House, Jersey City; lunette in Great Hall.
Coll. of City of N. Y.; State Capitol, Wis.; decoration
of main dome, court room, in Federal Bld'g, Cleve-
land. Mem. Nat. Acad., 1888; Nat. Fine Arts Comm'n;
hon. mem. Am. Inst, of Architects, Acad, of Arts and
Letters, Nat. Inst, of Arts and Letters, Architectural
League, Soc. of Mural Painters. Author: Mural
Paintings, 1913; (with Mrs. Blashfield) Italian Cities;
co-editor (with Mrs. Blashfield & A. A. Hopkins)
Vasari's Lives of the Painters. Residence: 48 Central
Park 3. Address: Carnegie Hall, N. Y. City.
BLATCH, HARRIOT STANTON

Writer, lecturer; b. Seneca Falls, N. Y., Jan. 20,
1856; d. Henry B. and Elizabeth (Cady) Stanton; grad.
Vassar Coll., A.B., 1878;. A.M., 1893 (Phi Beta Kappa);
m. London, England, 1882, W. H. Blatch; one daugh-
ter, Nora Stanton, b. Basingstoke Eng., 1883; grad.
as civil eng'r, Cornell, 1905; mem. Am. Soc. Civ. Eng'rs.
While living in Eng., 1882-1902, mem. of Evening Schs.
Com., on the Exec. Com. of Fabian Soc, Women's In-
dustrial Union, Local Government Soc, Women's
Suffrage Soc, Franchise League. Made study of vil-
lage conditions in Eng. under Charles Booth, the
statistician. On exec. B'd Women's Trade Union
League of N. Y.; mem. Com. of Fifty to abolish tracks
on 11th Av.; v.-p and dir. Equal Franchise Soc; pres.
Women's Polit. Union, which numbers 17,000 mem-
bers in Greater N. Y. Club: Women's University
Residence: 15 W. 91st St. Address: 46 E. 29th St.,
N. Y. City.

BLATCHLY, CHARLES KENT

Sup't Joint Application Bureau of N. Y. Ass'n for
Improving Condition of the Poor & The Charity Org'n
Soc; b. Windsor, Broome Co., N. Y., Jan. 12, 1876; 6.
Vernon C. and Mary Emma (Kent) Blatchly; ed. Wind-
sor, N. Y., High Sen., Regent's Diploma, Binghamton,
N. Y., High Sch. ; grad. Lowell Business Coll., Student
Coll. City of N. Y., N. Y. Sch. of Philanthropy; m. Jan.
18, 1905, Laura B. Nevins. Was with N. Y. State B'd
of Charities in charge of the N. Y. office of the State
and Alien Poor Dep't for 3 years; resigned to become
Sup't of Joint Application Bureau, Dec. 1, 1907. Ass't
Sec 1st, 2nd and 5th, City Confs. of Charities & Cor-
rections. Mem. N. Y. Probation Ass'n. Recreations:
Tennis, boating. Club: N. Y. Monday. Residence:
Wildwood .Road, Larchmont, N. Y. Address: 105 E.
22d St., N. Y. City.

BLAUVELT, GEORGE A.

Slate Senator; b. Nov. 11, 1866; s. John L. Blauvelt
and Lucinda (Gurnee) Blauvelt; grad. Cornell Univ.,
1890; post-grad, course, Columbia Univ.; Columbia
Law Sen.; m. Cora Demarest. Admitted to practice
1892; elected mem. Assembly 1910, re-elected 1911;
elected State Senator 1912. Chm'n Com. on Public
Ed'n, mem. Judiciary Com., Ins. Com., and Com. on
Internal Affairs. Address: Senate Chamber, Albany
N. Y.

BLEAKLEY, CARA ROGERS

Pres. Gen. Daughters of Revolution; b. Norristown,
Pa.; d. George W. and Cara (Bean) Rogers; grad.
Elmira Coll., A.B., 1879; m. 1894, Clarence L. Bleakley;
children: G. Rogers, b. 1896; Paul L, b. 1899; Clarence
H., b. 1902. Travelled extensively all over the world.
Presby'n. Pres. Gen. Nat. Soc, Daughters of the Rev-
olution. Clubs: Elmira Coll. (pres.). Conversational
(Norristown, Pa.), Travellers (Peekskill, N. Y.). Ad-
dress: 536 Broadway, N. Yonkers, N. Y.

BLEECKER, PIERRE McDONALD

Clergyman; b. Scarsdale, N. Y., 1854; s. Leonard
Augustus and Alethea H. (Popham) Bleecker; ed. St.
Stephen's Coll., Annandale, N. Y., A.B., 1876; A.M.,
1879; Gen. Theol. Sem., 1876-1S79; ordered deacon,
1879; m. Ogden, Utah, 1881, Abigail A. Lees (died
1894); one daughter, Alethea Popham (wife Rev. John
H. Yates), b. 1886; m. 2d, 1898, Phoebe Prout. Ordained
priest, 1881, in Episcopal ministry; ass't minister Ch,
of Good Shepherd, Ogden. Utah, 1879-18S2; missionary
in charge St. John's Mission, Logan, Utah, and Holy
Innocents' Mission, Blackfoot, Ida., 1SS2-1887; St.
James' Ch., Upper Montclair, N. J 1S87-18S9; St. Mar-
garet's Ch., Staatsburgh, N. Y.. 1S89-1S97; rector Christ



Ch., Schenectady, N. Y., 1S97-1904; missionary In
charge of St. Paul's Ch., Raymertown, N. Y., and Ch.
of the Holy Name, Boyntonville, N.- Y., 1904-1907;
curate St. Luke's Ch., Mechanicsville, N. Y., and asso-
ciated parishes, Schaghticoke, Stillwater, Round Lake
and East Line, 1907-1909, and since 1909, rector Trinity
Ch., Ashland, N. Y. Address: Jewett, N. Y.

BLENNER, CARLE JOAN

Artist; b. Richmond, Va., Feb. 1, 1864; ed. Marlburg,
Germany; grad. Yale Art Sch.; Julian's Acad., Paris;
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Yale Univ. Medal, St. Louis
Fair; exhibited Paris Salon, 1887, 1888, 18S9, 1891;
World's Columbian Exp'n, 1893; medal at Boston,
1891; Hallgarten prize, 1899, Nat. Acad, of Design.
Clubs: Players, Salmagundi, Yale Alumni. Address:
58 W. 57th St., N. Y. City.

BLEYER, J. MOUNT

Physician; b. Pilsen, Austria, March 16, 1859; s.
Samuel and Sophia (Zeimer) Bleyer; ed. in Pilsen
High Sch., Austria; an electric ed'n in the sciences In
Germany, France and England; law in N, Y.; medi-
cine at Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., M.D., 1883; honorary
LL.D.; m. N. Y. City, Sept. 18, 1883, Rose Floresheim;
children: Leroy Mount Bleyer, D.D.S. ; Mignon S.
Practising medicine In N. Y. City from 1883, specialist
in throat, nose and lung diseases. Father of electro-
cution; originator of the system, 1883; original mem.
of Com. appt'd by the Medico-Legal Soc, N. Y. City,
to secure adoption. Mem. Royal Acad, of Medicine,
Naples, Italy; corr. mem. Acad, of Medicine, -Mexico;
v.-p. Medico-Legal Soc, N. Y. City; mem. and corr.
mem. 20 scientific societies in France, Italy, Mexico,
etc Address: 836 Lexington Av N. Y. City.

BLISS, EDWIN MUNSELL

Author, editor; b. Ezroom, Turkey, Sept. 12, 1848;
s. Rev. Isaac G. Bliss, D.D., of Am. Bible Soc; ed.
Springfield (Mass.) High Sch.; Robert Coll., Constanti-
nople; Amherst ColL, A.B., 1871 (D.D., 1896); student
at Yale Divinity Sch., 1871-1872, and 1875-1877; m. 1st,
Urumia, Persia, June 5, 1885, Marie Louise Henderson,
of N. Y. (died Dec 12, 1897); m. 2d, Brockton, Mass.,
Nov. 8, 1900, E. Theodora Crosby. Ass't agent Am.
Bible Soc. for the Levant, 1872-1888, traveling exten-
sively in Turkey and Persia. Engaged since 188S in
editing his Encyclopedia of Missions (published 1891);
asso. editor The Independent, 1S91-1901; editorial
writer Harper's Weekly and N. Y Times, 1901-1902;
now connected with Fleming H. Revell & Co. Field
sec. for New England, Am. Tract Soc Mem. Ecumeni-
cal Conf. on Foreign Missions, N. Y. City, 1900 (chm'n
Com. on Publication and the Press); gen. sec For-
eign Missions Industrial Ass'n. Congregationallst.
Author: The Turk in Armenia, Crete and Greece,
1896; Concise Historv of Missions. 1897. Address:
Bureau of the Census, Washington, D. C.
BLISS, HENRY EVELYN

Librarian, Coll. City of N. Y.; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 29,
1S70; s. Henry Hale and Evelina M. (Davis) Bliss;
grad. Coll. City of N. Y.; m. N. Y. City, June 1, 1901,
Ellen de Koster; children: Enid, b. 1903; Margaret, b.
1905; John, b. 1908; Conrad, b. 1911. At City Coll. as
deputy librarian since 1891. Address: College of the
City of N. Y., N. Y. City.
BLISS, ROBERT WOODS

Diplomat; b. St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 5, 1875;- s. William
Henry and Annie Louise (Woods) Bliss; grad. Har-
vard Univ., A.B., 1900. Appt'd clerk in office of 6ec
of Porto Rico. Oct. 1900; private sec. to Gov. of Porto
Rico, Sept., 1901; U. S. Consul at Venice, Italy, June,
1903; 2d sec. of embassy at St. Petersburg, Russia,
Oct., 1904; sec. of legation at Brussels, Belgium, Jan.,
1907; delegate to Internat. Conference to consider re-
vision of the arms and ammunition regulations of the
Gen. Act of Brussels of Julv 2. 1890, April, 1908; sec.
of legation, Buenos Ayres. Argentine Republic, Aug..
1909; sec. of embassy, Paris, France, since Feb., 1912;
attended Internat. Conference for the consideration of
the question of the relief to aliens, held at Paris.
Nov., 1912. Republican. Clubs: University, Harvard
(N Y Citv), Metropolitan (Washington), Travellers,
Cercle de i'Union (Paris). Residence: 6 E. 65th St..
N. Y. City. Address: American Embassy, Paris,
France.
BLISS, WALTER PHELPS

Capitalist; ib. N. Y. City, Mar. 10. 1870; s. George and
\ugusta H. (Smith) Bliss; grad. Yale Coll., A.B., 1892;
N Y. Law Sch.: m. Detroit. Mich.. April .29, 1S97,
Katharine Baldwin. Dir. Chicago, Milwaukee & St.
Paul R'y Co., Cleveland, Cincinnati. Chicago & St-
Louis R'y Co., Commercial Union Assurance Co.. Ltd.
of London, Commercial Union Fire Insurance Co. of
N. Y., Continental Insurance Co., Fire Companies
Building Corp'n, Gaulev Mountain Coal Co., N. Y. &



\/



WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



69



Harlem R. R. Co., Quincy Mining Co., Southern Pacini'
Co.; trustee Atlas Assurance Co., Ltd. of London.
Caledonian Insurance Co. of Edinburgh, Consolidated
Gas Co. of N. Y., Palatine Insurance Co. of London.
Union Assurance Co. of London, Union Assurance Co.,
Ltd. of London, Union Trust Co. of N. Y. : pies, and dlr.
Corralitos Co.; vice-pres. and dlr. Second Avenue R
R. Co. Clubs: N. Y. Yacht, Racquet and Tennis, Kill-
ing. Union. Residence: Bernardsville. N. J. Address:
71 Broadway, X. Y. City.

BLISS, WILLIAM DWIGHT PORTER

Clergyman, lecturer, author; b. Constantinople,
Turkey, 1S56; s. Edwin E. il'.I>.) and Mary Isabella
(Porter) Bliss; ed. - at Robert Coll., Constantinople:
Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass.: Amherst. A.B. 1S7S;
Hartford Theol. Sem., B.D., 1SS2: I'D from Ruskin
Coll., 1913; m. London, 1884, Mary Pangalo, of Con-
stantinople; one ii. Enid. After Cong'l pastorate at
Denver, Colo., and S. Natick, Mass., entered thi Epis-
copal Ch. and was ordained priest in 1S86; rector St.
George's Ch., Lee, Mass., 1SS5; Grace Ch., S Boston,
1SS7-1S90; Ch. ot the Carpenter, Boston, 1890-1896;
San Gabriel, Calif.. 1S9S-190O; Amitvville L I 1902-
1906; Ch. of Holy Innocents, W. Orang-e, N .1 ' since
1911. Sec. The Garden Cities Ass'n of America 1007'
expert investigator for U. S. Bureau of Labor in
Europe and U. S., 1907-1909; now in Am. Inst of
Social Service, and editor of its magazine and illus-
trated lectures. Has lectured in all parts of the U.
S., and in Canada and England, on social subjects.
Broad Ch. Episcopalian. Christian Socialist. Nomi-
nated for Lieut. -Gov. of Mass. by Labor Party 1887.
Organized first Christian Socialist Society in 'u S..
?V' ,^ cturpr for Christian Social Union (Episcopal),
1894-1896. Pres. Nat. Social Reform Union, 1900:
edited The Dawn, 18S9-1S96. Author: Handbook of
Socialism, Tracts on Christian Socialism. Editor:
American Social Science Library, Encvclopedia of
Social Reform (new edition. 1908). Mem. Internat.
Labor Ass'n, Internat. Congress for Employment of
the Unemployed. Alpha Delta Phi. Recreations: Chess,
golf. Cluh: Essex Co. Country. Address: SO Bible
House. N. Y. City.

BLISS, WILLIAM HENRY

Lawyer; b. Cuyahoga Falls, O., Oct. 27, 1S4-1 s.
Philemon and 'Martha W. Bliss; ed. puiblic schs m.
1st, St. Louis. Mo., April 6, 1874, Annie Louise Woods:
2d, N. Y. City, April 14. 1894, Mrs. Anna Blakeslev
Barnes; children: Robert Woods (sec. Am. Embassv,
Paris); Annie Louise (Mrs. Charles Warren of Bos-
ton). Admitted to tar, 1871; ass't U. S. att'v 1872-
IS16, and U. S. att'y, 1876-1887, St. Louis. Mo." After-
ward v.-p. and gen. solicitor of St. Paul and Duluth
R. R Co., and asso. counsel of Northern Pacific R. K.
Co., St. Paul, Minn.; has been practising at N. Y. Citv
since 1893. Mem. Ass'n Bar Citv of N Y. Bar Ass'n
State of N. Y., Met. (Museum o'f Art, Municipal Art
Soc, Am. Geog. Soc, Soc. of Bibliophiles, Ohio Soc.
Am. Civic Alliance, Acad. Polit. Science, Am Peace
Soc. Clubs: Union League, Metropolitan. Grolier,
Players, Down Town, Automobile of America (X. Y.
City). Metropolitan, Chew Chase (Washington) St.
Botolph (Boston). Residence: 6 E. 65th St. Address:
62 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

BLISS, WILLIAM LORD

Elec. Eng'r; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Julv 16, 1S71; s.
John and Francis E. (Lord) Bliss: ed. Adelphi Acad
Brooklyn. N. Y., 1880-1886; Poly. Inst.. Brooklyn, B.S.,
1891; Cornell Univ., M.M.E., 1893; m. Brooklvri, N. Y..
Feb. 5, 1896, Grace Lawrence Kip. Inventor of Axle
Lighting System of electrically lighting steam rail-
road cars, known as Bliss System, used bv the Pull-
man Co., chief eng'r U. S. Light & Heating Co. Re-
publican. Mem. Am. Inst, of Elec. Eng'rs, Soc or
Automobile Eng'rs, Am. Electro-Chemical Soc. Chi Psi
Fraternity, 32 Mason. Shriner. Clubs: New York
R. R., Central R. R Western R. R., Niagara. Resi-
dence: 142 Buffalo Av. Address: Highland Av.,
Niagara, Falls. N. Y.

BLOCH, LESTER W.

Lawyer; b. Albany, X. Y., June 19, 1880; s. Emanu.-l
and Helen (Wolfsheimer) Bloch; grad. Grammar Sen.
No. 14, 1894; Albany High Sch., 1898; Union Coll.,
Ph.B., 1902; Albany Law Sch., LL.B., 1904. In active
practise since graduation, specialty being Federal
and corp'n law; mem. bar of Commonwealth of Mass..
U. S. comm'r for Northern Dist. of N. Y., 1905-1913.
Republican; Jewish religion. Mem. Albany County
Bar Ass'n, Albany Law Sch. Alumni Ass'n, Washing-
ton Lodge 85, F. and A. M. (past master), Loval Order
of Moose (Dictator of Albany Lodge 909 and supreme
trustee of the Order), Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, Nat.
Legal Fraternity of Gamma Beta Gamma. Modern
Woodmen of America, Eastern N. Y. Beta Theta Pi



Alumni Assn. Albany High School Alumni Ass'n. Clubs:
City, Adelphi, Capital City, Unconditional Republican,
Young Men's Republican. Rc-idence: 522 Morris St.
Address: 57 State St., Albany, X. Y.

BLODGETT, THOMAS H.

Publisher; b. Bedford, la., Dec. 27, 1877; s. Charles
Weslej and Louisa (Rector) Blodgett; grad. Knox
Coll.. B.S., 1899; m. Chicago, ill.. Jan; 16, 1907, Mar-
garet Carrol] Kendrick; one d.: Elizabeth, to. Nov. 14,
1909. Pres. Outing Publishing Co. Mem. Phi Delta
Theta Fraternity. Clubs: The Players, Essex County
Country (W. Orange, N. J.), University (Chicago).
Residence: E. Orange, N. J. Address: 141-5 W. 36th
St., X. Y. City.

BLODGETT, TILDEN

Life insurance mg'r; lb. X". Y. City, Feb. 6 1853. Be-
gan business career as junior clerk in Equitable Life
Assurance Soc, 1869, and has continued with it ever
since, advancing to present position as Metropolitan
mg'r of the N. Y. office. One of organizers and pres.
1S92. of Life Underwriters Ass'n of N. Y. ; chm'n com.
of four which organized the Nat. Ass'n of Life Under-
writers in 1890 at Boston, and was the first v.-p. of
that ass'n. Address: 149 Broadway, N. Y. Citv.
BLOOD, CHARLES H.

Lawyer; b. Ithaca, N. Y., April 7, 1866; s. Charles
Farrar and S. Estella (Hazen) Blood; grad. Cornell
Univ., Ph.B., 1S8S, and LL.B., 1890; m. Greenville, S.
O, Oct. 11, 1905, Louise Macbeth. Admitted to bar,
1890, and engaged in practise; dist. att'y Tompkins
Co., three terms, 1S95-1904; county judge and surro-
gate. Tompkins Co.. elected in 1904. Dir. in local
corp'ns. Held comm'n as capt. in Cornell Corps of
Cadets. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n. Trustee Cornell Univ.: dir. Ithaca Trust Co.;
trustee Ithaca Savings Bank; mem. Kappa Alpha Soc.
of Cornell Univ., Mason. Knight of Pythias; mem. B.



Online LibraryGeddings Harry CrawfordWho's who in New York (city and state) → online text (page 23 of 284)