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broken by fall of horse, which was shot under him
on final charge; (appt'd brig.-gen. vols., "for gallant
and meritorious services" there). As soon as wounds
permitted 'was sent to Martinsburg, to command 1st
Brigade. 3d Div., Dept. of W. Va., then operating in
the Shenandoah Valley, and for short time, after cap-
ture of Gen. Crook, was in command of same div. at
Harper's 'Ferry. Resigned at end of war and resumed
position at head of banking house of W. H. Seward &
i in which has since continued. Established at

Auburn, at his own expense. Free Reading Rooms for
Workmen, which has become a popular inst'n. Re-
publican; prominent candidate for nomination for
gov. at Saratoga Conv., 1884; twice nominated as
presidential elector-at-large, and was pres. Electoral
Coll. of X. Y. at its session at Albany, 1889. Pres.
Auburn City Hosp.; trustee W r ells Coll.. Cayuga Co.
Savings Rank; dir. Am. Express Co. Mem. Am. Geog.
Soc, Loyal Legion, Grant Monument Ass'n, Am. Hist.
Soc, G. A. R. Clubs: Union League, United Service.
Address: Auburn, N. Y.

SEWELL, ALBERT HENRY

Ex-jurist; b. Hamden, N. Y., Oct. 30. 1S47; s. Will-
lam H. and Celinda Sewell; grad. Cornell, A.B., 1871,



Albany Law Sch., LL.B., 1873; m. Mary E. Wright.
1889. Engaged in practice of law at Delhi, N. Y
1873-1888; N. Y. assemblyman, 1878, county judge and



SEWELL, ROBERT VAN VORST

Artist, mural painter; b. N. Y. City, 1860; s. Robert
and Sarah (Van Vorst) Sewell; grad. Columbia, A.B.,
1883; art student under Lefebvre and Boulanger; m.
Lydia Amanda Brewster. His work includes the
mural paintings in many private residences and pub-
lic buildings, notably that in the residence of George
Gould, at Georgian Court, Lakewood, and in the St.
Regis Hotel, N. Y. City. Awarded first Hallgarten
prize, Nat. Acad, of Design, 1888; silver medal at Pan-
Am. and other exp'ns. Mem. Architectural League;
asso. Nat. Acad. Design; mem. Soc. Mural Painters,
Municipal Art Soc. Clubs: Century, Lotos. Address:
Oyster Bay, L. I., X. Y.

SEXTON, LAWRENCE EUGENE

Lawyer; b. Cleveland, Ohio, July 26, 1859; s. David
Botsford and Caroline Elizabeth (Hale) Sexton; grad.
Phillips Exeter Acad. (Exeter, N. H.), 1880, Harvard
Univ., A.iB., cum laude, 1884; Columbia Coll. Law Sch.,
LL.B., 18S7; unmarried. Admitted to bar in X. Y. City.
June, 1887. In 1889, became mem. present firm Wet-
more & Jenner. and has been in active practice ever
since, both in Federal and State courts. Director Ram-
apo Foundry and Wheel Works. Has traveled ex-
tensively in Europe, in U. S., Canada, Mexico and Cuba.
For some years was active in Dem. and Independent
politics. Candidate for justice Supreme Court in 1906,
nominated by Judiciary Xominators and endorsed by
Republican party, N. Y. County; received 125.000 votes.
For many years chm'n Sound Currency Com. Reform
Club. Democrat. Mem. Exec. Com. Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Xat. Geog. Soc, Met. Mu-
seum of Art, N. Y. Zool. Gardens, Am. Museum Xatural
History, S. A. R., Ohio Soc. N. Y. Law Inst., N. Y.
Geneal. & Biog. Soc: Am. Free Trade League; Am.
Federation of Arts; Acad, of Polit. Science; Municipal
Art Soc, Peace Soc. of N. Y Nat. Civil Service Reform
Ass'n; N. Y. Civil Service Reform Ass'n, Circle of
Friends of the Medallion: Alpha Delta Phi, Delta
Kappa Epsilon; Overseer Harvard Univ. Recreations:
Shooting, fishing, traveling. Clubs: Century, Univer-
sity, Harvard, National Arts. Reform, Railroad (X. Y.
City); Ardsley (Ardsley-on-Hudson) ; Union (Cleve-
land. O.). Blooming Grove Hunting and Fishing (Pike
Co., Pa). Address: 34 Pine St., N. Y. City.

SEXTON, PLINY TITUS

Lawyer, banker: b. Palmyra, N. Y.. June 12, 1840; s.
Pliny and Hannah (Van Alstine) Sexton; ed. private
schools, Palmyra Classical Union Sch., Rensselaer
Poly. Inst.; grad. State and Nat. Law Sch., Poughkeep-
sie. N. Y., LL.B. 1859; LL.D.. Union Univ., 1893: m.
Palmyra. N. Y., 1S60, Harriet Hvde. Admitted to N. Y.
Bar, 1861. Supreme Court of U. S.. 1882. Pres. First
Nat. Bank of Palmyra since 1S76. Pres. Village of
Palmvra, 1S79-1SS3 and of its B'd of Ed'n. 18S3-1SS9:
Republican candidate for treas. State of N. Y.. 1883:
regent Univ. State of N. Y. since 1890. Procured from
Legislature of State of N. Y. appropriation and au-
thority for Univ. Extension work by the Univ. of the
State, first legislation on that subject in U. S. Hon.
chancellor Union Univ.. 1S93: mem. Am. Librarv Ass'n.
N. Y. State Hist. Ass'n. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.. N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n. Am. Bar Ass'n. Address: Palmyra, X". Y.

SEYMOUR, ALEC. H.

Lawyer; b. Whitney Point, X..Y., Sept. 24, 1S75; s.
George B. and Jennie (Parsons) Seymour: grad. Whit-
ney Point High Sch.: took course at business coll. ana
later studied law with prominent firm at Binghamton.
N. Y.; m. Binghamton. Aug. 8. 1903, Edith D. Thom-
son. Admitted to X. Y. State Bar. 1902: appt'd clerk
Surrogate Court. Broome Co.. 1901: sec. Di%*. of Ad-
ministration. State Dep't of Health, since Sept. 1. 1906:
served as ordnance serg't, 1st Reg't, N.G.N.Y. Epis-
copalian. Mem. Broome Co. and N. Y. State Bar Ass'ns.
Otseningo Lodge 445, F. and A. M. Clubs: Young
Men's Republican (pres. 1904-1905). Binghamton Press
(pres., 1904-1905), Fort Orange (Albany). Address:
Binghamton, N. Y.

SEYMOUR, EDMUND

Banker, broker; b. St. Albans. Vt., Oct. 3. 185S; s.
Henry Edmund and Susan K. (Hubbell) Seymour; ed.
St. Albans Acad., Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass.; grad.
Williams Coll.. B.A., 1882 (Alpha Delta Phi), capt.
football team, pres. Athletic Ass'n: m. Plattsburgh,
N. Y., Sept. 2 1891, Anne Sprague Beckwith; children:
Emeroy Vilas, b. 1892; Katherine, b. 1894; Anne Hub-



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bell, b. 1902. Engaged in cattle business 8 years;
banker and broker at Tacoma. Wash., firm of Sevmour,'
Barto & Co., 1S89, Seymour Bros. & Co., 1893, now Ed-
mund Seymour & Co., N. Y. City; deals principally in
municipal and corp'n bonds. V.-p. and dir. Orleans
Co. Quarry Co.; dir. Ellensburgh Water Supply Co.,
Nebraska Land & Feeding Co.; dir. Washington State
Land Co., Ashland Water Co., Catlettsburgh. K. nuv.i \-
Ceredo Water Co. Republican; Congregationalist. .Mem.
Bd Governors. Am. Bison Soc, Lake Champlain Ass'n
iX'-P- and sov.), trustee Alpha Delta Phi fraternity
Williams Coll. Clubs: University, Campfire of Amer-
ica (treas. and mem. B'd Govs.). Alpha Delta Phi (N. Y
City); St. Maurice Fish and Game (Wavagomac, Can.).
Summer home: Bord-de-1'eau. Chazv, N. Y. Residence:
Pelham Manor. X. Y. Address: 45 Wall St., N. Y. City.

SEYMOUR, FREDERICK

Lawyer; b. Whitney's Point, N. Y., Aug. 2, 1856; s.
George W. and Mary (Freeman) Seymour; grad. Yale,
A.B., 1881; attended Columbia Law Sch.; m. Water-
bury. Conn., Oct. 14. 18S5. Julia C, d. Nathan- Dikeman.
Admitted to N". Y. Bar, 1882; mem. law firm of Sev-
mour, Seymour & Megrath; practice is chiefly in cases
involving the law of 'Corporations. Residence: East
Orange, N. J. Address: 71 Broadway, X. Y. City.

SEYMOUR, JOHN SAMMIS

Patent and trade-mark lawyer: b. Whitney's Point,
X. Y.; s. George Whiterield and Marv (Freeman) Sev-
mour; grad. Yale Coll., A.B., 1S75; Yale Law Dep"'t
LL.B., 1S7S; m. Xorwalk. Conn., Clara E.. d. Gen. Charles
Olmstead; children: Marion Franke (deceased), b.
1882; Harold Freeman, b. 1884; Geoffrey Olmstead
(deceased), b. 1886; Mary, b. 1888. Mem. law firm Sey-
mour, Seymour & Megrath, practising patent and
corp'n law in X. Y. City. Served as State Senator in
Conn, in dead-lock sessions of 1891-1S93; comm'r of
Insurance of Conn.. 1S93; U. S. comm'r of patents.
1S93-1897: mem. B'd of Estimate and Taxation Xor-
walk. Conn. Democrat. Residence: Xorwalk, Conn.
Address: 71 Broadway, X. Y. City.

SEYMOUR, JULIUS H.

Lawyer; b. St. Albans, Vt., Oct. 30, 1855; s. Henrv
Edmund and Susan Katherine (Hubbell) Seymour; ed.
Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass.: Williams Coll., Will-
lamstown, Mass., A.B. ; Columbia Coll. Law Sch. X. Y.
City, LL.B. (cum latide) ; m. N. Y. City, June 5, 1888,
Jeartnie Frances Billings: one d., Susan Hubbell (wife
of Joseph Bryant Leake), b. 1SS9. Gov. and counsel
Camp Fire Club of America. Mem. N. Y. Legislature
1901, 1902. from 19th Assembly Dist., X. Y. City; mem.'
veteran 7th Reg't. X. Y. City. Congregationalist. Mem.
Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Trustee Hahnemann Hosp., X
Y. City. Recreations: Fishing, hunting. Clubs: West
Side Republican (ex-pres.), Union League, Alpha Delta
Phi, St. Maurice Fish & Game (Quebec, Can.), Camp
Fire of America. Canadian Camp. Residence: 304 West
86th St. Address: 233 Broadway, N. Y. City.

SEYMOUR, NAN GILBERT

Physician: b. Peekskill, X. Y., Aug. 4, 1875; d. Fred-
erick Seymour, of Peekskill, and Cornelia S. (Clarke)
Seymour, Watertown, X. Y. ; ed. Cornell Univ. A.B..
1897, M.D., 1902. Served as resident physician and
surgeon Methodist Episcopal (Gen ) Hosp., Philadel-
phia, 1902-1903 ; attending physician Gouverneur Hosp.
Tuberculosis Clinic since 1903; asso. attending physi-
cian St. George's Ch. Tuberculosis Class since 1907.
Attending physician Salvation Armv Rescue and Ma-
ternity Home. Mem. X. Y. State and County Med. Soc,
Am. Med. Ass'n, Xat. Ass'n for Study and Prevention
of Tuberculosis, X T . Y. Con. Hosp. Social Service, Am.
Soc. Sanitary and Moral Prophylaxis, Collegiate Equal
Suffrage League. Clubs: Woman's Univ., Cornell
Alumnae. Address: 129 E. 17th St., N. Y. City.

SHAFFER, NEWTON MELMAN

Physician, surgeon; b. Kinderhook, X. Y. Feb. 14,
1846; s. Rev. James N. Shaffer; grad. N. Y. Univ. Med.
Coll., M.D., 1867; m. Oct. 15, 1873, Margaret H. Perkins,
of Gardiner, Me. Student, 1863-1867, ass't resident sur-
geon, 1867-1868, Hosp. for Ruptured and Crippled, and
has since 1868 been engaged first in private practice
and subsequently as an orthopaedic surgeon. Ass't
surgeon, 1871-1875, surgeon-in-chief, 1876-1898, of N.
Y. Orthopaedic Dispensary and Hosp., raising it in face
of opposition and by strong personal efforts to a very
high standard of efficiency, practicallv founding this
great work. Orthopaedic surgeon to St. Lukes Hosp.,
1872-1888: clinical prof, orthopaedic surgerv X. Y. Univ.
Med. Coll., 1882-1SS6 and 1897-1898; 1898-1911. clinical
prof. Orthopaedic Dep't at Cornell Univ. Med. Coll.;
now Prof. Emeritus; consulting orthopaedic surgeon
to St. Luke's, Presbyterian and other hosps.; founder



and consulting surgeon of X. Y. Stat.- Hosp. for tfts
Care of Crippled and Deformed Children. W ILiv.i-
straw, N. Y. Originated the movements which led to
the formation of the X. Y. Orthopaedic Ass'n, and
founder of the Am. Orthopaedic Ass'n. securing the ad-'
mission of the latter to the Congress of Am. Physi-
cians and Surgeons, 1887; also secured recognition of
orthopaedic surgery in Internat. Med. Congress. Berlin.'
1890. Was Selected, 1913. to organize and preside at;
first meeting of Orthopedic Section of Am. Med. Ass'n'
held at Minneapolis. Has devised much improved ap-
paratus for deformities of spine, hip and feet, etc.
Ex-pres. Am. Orthopaedic Ass'n, treas. Congress Am.
Physicians and Surgeons, mem. Am. Med. Ass'n. N. Y.
Acad. Medicine, etc. Delegate to Internat. Med. Con-
gresses. 1881, 1900. 1913. Author of treatises and
monographs on orthopaedic subjects. Clubs: Univer-
sity, Century. Address: 31 E. 49th St., X. Y. City.

SHAINWALD, RALPH LOUIS

Manufacturer; b. Great Falls. X. H.. Feb. 8. 185i;
s. Xathan and Minna Shainwald; ed. N. Y. City public
and private schools; m. X. Y. City, 1881, Riette Hart;
children: Ralph L., Jr., Maisie (m. Michael Dreicer of
X. Y. City), Marion. Began business life in private
bank of Culver, Penn & Co.: later, for eight years,
with Importers and Traders' Nat. Bank; then San
Francisco, Calif., 11 years, organizing and mn'g Vul-
can Powder Co., the Tonite Powder Co., Western
Chemical Co.. California Cap Co., and Paraffine Paint
Co.; returned to X. Y. City, in 1886,, and organized
Standard Paint Co.; and later the Ruberoid Gesell-
schaft of Germany, Ruberoid Co., Ltd, of England,,
and Compagnie Francaise du Ruberoid of France, all
of .which org'ns have proven successful; pres. Stand-
ard Raint Co. of N. J., Standard Paint Co. of Canada,
Ltd; chm'n the Ruberoid Co.. Ltd. of England. In-
dependent in politics. Mem. Soc. for Ethical Culture,
Met. Museum of Art, N. Y. Chamber of Commerce;
trustee Packard Commercial Sch. Recreations: Golf,
motoring. Clubs: Lotos. Automobile, St. Andrew's
Golf. Residence: 667 Madison Av. Address: 100 Wil-
liam St., N. Y. City.

SHALE, JACOB E.

Born Ligonier, Pa., July 9, 1S55; s. John P. and Re-
becca (Best) Shale; ed. public and private sens.; m,
McKeesport, Pa., Sept. 7, 1SS0, Sarah M. Mills; chil-
dren: Byrde B., Dorothy H., Francis M. Was engaged
in mercantile pursuits for many years in McKeesport,
Pa., and served as postmaster of that city for nearly
five years; established the free delivery 'system; en-
tered journalism in 1SS6, and was elected pres. and
gen. mg'r Publishers' Press Ass'n of N. Y., June, 1897;
re-elected 9 successive years. Pres. and gen. mg'r
Cripple River Hydraulic Mining Co.. Montana Mining
Co. Address: Room lllrt. World Bld'g, N. Y. City.

SHANAHAN, RICHARD J.

Lawyer; b. Syracuse, N. Y., July 5, 1876; s. David
and Nora (Sullivan) Shanahan; ed. in Syracuse com-
mon and high schools, Syracuse Univ., Coll. of Law,
LL.B., 1906; m. Syracuse, N. Y., July S, 1902, Christine
Schmeer; one son: Paul R., b. Feb. 4, 1907. At 21
years of age (1897), elected supervisor of loth ward
of Syracuse on Republican ticket; in 1901 appt'd ass't
deputy att'y gen. State of N. Y., May, 1901, by Att'y
Gen. Davies; in July, 1903, appt'd 3d deputy sup't in-
surance of State of N. Y., remaining there until Jan.
1, 1906; in Nov., 1905, elected comptroller City of Syra-
cuse, re-elected in Nov., 1907, for two years com-
mencing Jan. 1, 190S, leading city ticket in both elec-
tions. In 1903 elected chm'n Republican Countv Com.
of Onondaga .County and re-elected for years 1904-05-
06. Roman Catholic. Mem. Phi Delta Phi, legal fra-
ternity, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, and many fraternal
ass'ns. Recreations: Baseball and all outdoor sports.
Club: Citizens. Address: 117 Sand St., Syracuse, N. Y.

SHANK, SAMUEL H.

Consul; b. Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. 4, 1871; s. Wil-
liam Henry Harrison and Marv E. (Kuhn) Shank; ed.
Butler Coll., Irvington, Ind., A.B., 1892; Ind. Law Sch.,
Indianapolis, LL.B., 1897; m. Minneapolis, Minn., Feb.
28, 1907, Xorma Romano. Deputy clerk Superior Court,
Marion County, Ind., 1899-1903; vice consul, Winnipeg,
Manitoba, 1903-March, 1904; consul, Winnipeg, 1904-
1907; consul, Mannheim, Germany, 1907-1912; and
Fiume, Hungary, since 1912. Progressive Republican;
mem. Ch. Disciples of Christ. Address: Am. Consulate,
Fiume, Hungary.

SHANKLIN, ARNOLD

Consul gen.; b. Carrollton, Mo.; s. Wesley D. and
Locke (Arnold) Shanklin; brother of William Arnold
Shanklin, Pres. Wesleyan Univ., Middletown, Conn.;
ed. public schs. Carrollton, Mo., Washington Univ., St.
Louis; LL.B.; LL.D ; unmarried. Admitted to bar



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18S9 and engaged in active practice ten years; att'y
and counsellor of Supreme Court of U. S. ; Comm'r of
St. Louis Exp'n to Mexico, 1903-1904; consul gen. at
Panama, 1905-1909, and at Mexico City, Mexico, since
Feb. 19, 1909. Delivered Independence Day oration
July 4, 1909,' at Mexico City, and, though the U. S. has
had diplomatic relations with Mexico since 1823, he is
the first orator on such occasion to deliver a part of
Ihis oration in Spanish. Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc, Am.
Soc. Internal Law. Mo. Bar Ass'n; hon. mem. of each
Army and Navy Union, Mexican Geog. and Statistical
Soc. Mexican Astron. Soc: 33 Mason, Knight Templar
and Shriner, having the distinction of having received
the Knight Templar Degree at a younger age than
any other known, having been at that time
twenty-one years, three months and seventeen days
old; mem. Phi Delta Phi fraternity. Clubs: St. Louis,
University, Mo. Athletic (St. Louis); University, Com-
mercial (Panama); University, American, Country
.(Mexico City). Residence: St. Louis Club. St. Louis,
Mo. Address: Am. Consulate-General, Mexico City,
Mexico.

SHANNON, FREDERICK F.

Clergyman; b. near Parkersville, Morris Co., Kan.,
PeJb. 11, 1877; s. James W. and Kate P. (Sullivan)
Shannon; ed. Webb Sch., Belle Buckle. Tenn., Har-
vard Univ.; m. Tork, Pa., May 3, 1903, Effie Grace
Myers; one son: Frederick Nighbert. b. 1904. Pastor
M. E. Ch.. South Logan, W. Va, 189S-1S99; Davis and
Sutton. W. Va.. 1900 and 1902; HarrUburg. Pa., 1903;
visited Europe same year for travel and study; pastor
Grace 51. E. Ch., Brooklyn, N. Y., 1904-1912; pastor Re-
formed Ch.-cn-the-Heights. since 1912. Independent
in politics. Mem. Masonic order. Club: Montauk.
Address: 109 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, N. Y.

SHARE, WILLIAM WALDEMAR

Consulting chem. eng'r; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., March 8.
1859; s. George and Julia S. (Limit) Share; grad. Co-
lumbia Univ., Ph.B., 1881, Ph.D., 1884; unmarried.
Ass't in physics, Columbia Univ.. 1SS1: sup't Columbia
Chem. Works, Brooklyn, 1S81. consulting elec eng'r,
Dep't of Parks, Brooklyn, 1889; prof, chemistry and
geology, Adelphi Coll., Brooklyn, 1889-1913: business
agent for Corp'n of Adelphi Coll., 1899. Episcopalian.
Mem. Am. Chem. Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc; fellow A. A. A.
S. Recreations: Boating, swimming, rowing, golf.
Club: Crescent Athletic (Brooklyn). Address: 129
Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

SHARP, CLAYTON HALSEY

Physical and elec. eng'r; b. Seneca Falls, N. Y., Dec.
5, 1869; s. James B. and Martha OHalsey) Sharp; grad.
Hamilton Coll., A.B. (physics and French prizes, Phi
Beta Kappa), 1890; Cornell Univ., Ph.D., 1895 (Sigma
Xi), research student Univ. of Leipzig, Germany, 1S99-
1900; m. Perth, Ont Can., Oct. 27, 1900, Kathleen
Hamilton Malloch; children: Dorothy Malloch, b. 1901;
Kathleen Halsey, b. 1903; Marjorie Hamilton, b. 1904;
Eleanor Bruen, b. 190S. Was engaged as teacher of
sciences, Lyons (N. Y.) Union Sch., 1890-1892; instr.
in physics, Cornell Univ., 1895-1900; test officer Elec
Testing Laboratories, N. Y. City, since 1901; traveled
in Europe, 1S99-1900; on investigation of European
laboratories, 1903: sp'l eng'ring investigations in Eu-
rope, 1906; in charge of equipment and technical
operation of elec. testing laboratories, and engaged
in consulting work. Independent in politics; Con-
gregationalism Mem. Am. Physical Soc; fellow A. A.
A. S.; charter mem. past-v.-p. and pres. Illuminating
Eng'ring Soc; mem. SoeiStfi Internationale des Elec-
triciens; mem. Am. Electrochemical Soc; fellow Am.
Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa,
Sigma Xi. Author of many technical and scientific-
articles. Address: US Fisher Av., White Plains, N. Y.

SHARP, JAMES RIDDLE

Physician: b. Harrington, Delaware; s. William T.
and Mary E. (Short) Sharp; ed. Wilmington Confer-
ence Acad., Dover, Del., and Univ. of Pa.. M.D.: un-
married. Visiting physician Out Patient Dep't, Pres-
byterian Hospital, N. Y., 1892-3-4. Manhattan Eye
and Ear Hosp., 1894. Traveled in Europe, 1906, as far
north as the Arctic Circle, returning through Norway,
Sweden, Denmark. Germany, Holland, Belgium, France
and Great Britain. Mem. Medical Alumni Soc. of
Univ. of Pennsylvania of N. Y. City, Am. Med. Ass'n,
Med. Soc. of County of N. Y. Address 267 W. S9th St.,
N. Y. City.
SHARPLESS, FREDERICK FRALEY

Mining engineer; b. West Chester, Pa., Jan. 22,
1866; s. Alfred and Elizabeth Sharpless; grad. Univ.
of Mich., B.S., in chemistry, 1888; m. Westbury, L. I.,
June 23, 1892, Caroline Hawxhurst; one son: Paul, b.
1901. After graduation, spent 6 years in Coll. of



Mines, Houghton, Mich., as prof, metallurgy, ore
dressing and assaying; since then, engaged in profes-
sional work, mining and metallurgical, engagements
taking him to all parts cf the U. S., Alaska, British
Colum'bia, Mexico, Central America. Southern Europe
and Southern Asia; consulting eng'r Consolidated Mines
Selection Co., Ltd, London. Independent in politics.
Mem. Soc. of Friends, Mining and Metall. Soc. of
America, Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Inst, of Mining and
Metallurgy, London. Residence: Westbury, L. I., N. Y.
Address: 52 Broadway, N. Y. City.

SHAW, ALBERT

Editor; >b. Shandon, O., July 23, 1857; s. Griffin and
Susan Shaw; grad. Iowa Coll., 1879; post-grad, course
in constitutional history; course in history and polit.
science, Johns Hopkins Univ., Ph.D., 1884, LL.D., Univ.
of Wis., Univ. of Mo., 1908; Marietta Coll., 1910; Univ.
of Cincinnati, 1913; m. Reading, Pa., Elizabeth Bacon;
children: Albert, Roger. Editorial writer on Minne-
apolis Tribune, 1883-1890; studied in Europe, 1888-
1889; established in 1891, and has since conducted the
American Review of Reviews; pres. Review of Reviews
Co. Mem. Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science. Am.
Ass'n Polit. Science, Civil Service Reform Ass'n, Am.
Statist. Ass'n, Am. Hist. Ass'n. Am. Soc. Internat. Law,
Nat. Municipal League, and other socs. and ass'ns;
trustee Gen. Ed'n B'd, Southern Ed'n B'd, Iowa Coll.
Pres Jury of Awards Jamestown Exp'n, 1907. Author:
Local Government in Illinois, 1883; Icaria, 1884; Co-
operation in the Northwest. 1888; Municipal Govern-
ment in Great Britain. 1895; Municipal Government in
Continental Europe. 1895; The Business Career, 1905;
Political Problems of American Development, 1907; The
Outlook for the Average Man, 1907: Cartoon History of
Roosevelt's Career, 1910; and other writing in the
fields of politics, economics and government. Recrea-
tion: Golf. Clu'tos: Aldine. Authors, City. Century, Bar-
nard, Ardslev Country, St. Andrew's Golf. Address: 30
Irving PI.. N. Y. City.

SHAW, ALBERT JUDSON

Lawyer; b. Concord, N. H., Jan. 16, 1871; s. Rev. Jud-
son Wade and Anne Dana (Barrows) Shaw; grad.
Phillips Andover Acad., Yale Univ., B.A.; unmarried.
Has been engaged in practise of law in N. Y. City since
1896; pres. and dir. Colonial Mortgage Co.; counsel
State Realty and Mortgage Co. Mem. Delta Kappa
Epsilon fraternity of Yale. Author (with sister, Adele
Marie Shaw): The Coast of Freedom, 1902; also short
stories in Scribner's and other magazines. Recrea-
tion: Tennis. Clubs: West Side Tennis, Yale. Address:
18 E. 41st St., N. Y. City.

SHAW, CHARLES A.

Retired- b N Y. Mills, Whitestown, Oneida Co., N. Y.,
Nov S, 1S39; s. Charles and Isabella Hutchinson (Ure)
Shaw;'ed. public schs., Whitestown Sem.; m. N. Y.
Mills \ug. 23, 1864, Sarah E. Forsey (died Feb. 1901);
one son- Charles F., 'b. 1S75 (died 1906). After leaving
school became teacher; entered Union Army, as pri-
vate 14th N. Y. Heavy Art'y; served to end of war;
now' treas Soc. of Army of Potomac. Entered office of
Hanover Fire Ins. Co., 1866, passing through various
positions of trust, and being appt'd ass't sec, April,
1884- 2d v.-p., Jan., 1896; v.-p., Jan. 19, 1899, and sec,
Feb ' 16, 1S99; elected pres. May, 1900, which position
resigned in April. 1906, to devote entire time to duties
as comm'r B'd of Water Supply of City of N. Y., hav-
ing been appt'd to that non-partisan board June 9,

1905. by Mayor McClellan, as representative of N. Y.
B'd of Pire Underwriters; resigned after more than
five years' service, when politics were being brought
into 'the work; sec. Nat. B'd Fire Underwriters, 1902-

1906. Dir. Hanover Fire Ins. Co. Republican. Preby'n.
Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc. (Washington, D. C), Prin'ce Soc.
of Boston, Mass., Soc of Old Brooklynites, Brooklyn
Masonic Vets. (pres. 1901), Rankin Post, G. A. R.
(comd'r 1SS9-1890) ; mem. Mistletoe Lodge 647, Brook-
lyn (past master); past representative Grand Lodge of
Masons of Wis. Recreation: Reading. Residence:
Mt. Kisco, N. Y.

SHAW, CHARLES GRAY

Educator, philosophical writer; b. Elizabeth, N. J.,
June 23, 1871; s. Horace Gray and Emma Catherine
(Gouge) Shaw; eighth in descent from John Alden; grad.
Cornell Univ., B.Litt., 1894; Drew Theol. Sem.. B.D.,
1S97; N. Y. Univ., Ph.D., 1897; studied in Jena and
Berlin, 1S97-1899; m. Sept. 21, 1897, E. Belle Clarke;
children: Winifred Clarke, b. Sept. 30, 1902; Lydia
Gray b. Aug. 9, 1910. Prof, philosophy in N. Y. Univ.
Methodist. Mem. Am. Philos. Ass'n, Religious Ed'n
Ass'n. Phi Gamma Delta fraternity. Sphinx Head
(Cornell) Soc. Mayflower Descendants, Soc. of Colonial
Wars Sons of Revolution. Author: Christianity and



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"Philosophy" in Science History of the Universe, 1909;
The Value and Dignity of Human Life, 1910; The Ego
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