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Westtown Boarding Sch., 1872-1874; grad. Haverford
Coll., A.B., 1879, Univ. Pa., M.D., 1882; m. Brooklyn,
Aug. 11, 1894, Janet A. Campbell; one daughter. In-
terne Pa. and LTniv. Hosps., (Philadelphia, 1882-1883; in
general practise Atlantic City, N. J., 1883-1888; while
there attending physician to Mercer Memorial Home,
and Sea Shore Annex of Friends Insane Asylum of
Frankford, Pa., also a term as health officer; in sp'l
practise of ear, nose and throat in Brooklyn since 1889.
Dir Brooklyn Development Co.; mem. Am. Otol. Soc;
Am. Laryngol. Rhinol. and Otol. Soc; Am. Acad, of
Medicine; Am. Med. Ass'n; N. Y. Otol. Soc; N. Y. State
Med. Soc; Kings County Med. Soc (pres., 1904-1905);
Brooklyn Pathol. Soc; Associated Physicians of Long
Island. Consulting aurist, Brooklyn Eye and Ear,
Brooklyn, Jewish, M E., and St. Catherine's Hosps.;
attending aurist, Long Island Coll. Hosp.; prof,
otology, L. I. Coll. Hosp. since 1895. Clubs: Hamilton,
Winter's Night. Residence: 37 Pierrepont St. Ad-
dress: 130 Montague St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

SHERER, WILLIAM

Mg'r N Y. Clearing House Ass'n; b. Brandenburgh,
Ky.; s. William and Susan H. (Alfriend) Sherer; ed.
schs. of Montrose, 'Pa.; m. 1st, Brooklyn, N. Y., Mary
I. Collins; 2d, Westmoreland, N. Y., Adelaide J. Clark;
children: William, Mary, Harvey, Howard, Arthur,
Caroline, Dunham, Kenneth. V.-p. Metropolitan Sav-
ings Bank. N. Y. Presidential elector from N. Y., 1900.
Republican. Grand master of Masons, N. Y.. 1892-
1893; trustee St. John's Guild, 25 years. Mem. Cham-
ber of Commerce, N. Y. Clubs: Union League (N. Y.),
Union League (Brooklyn). Residence: 235 W. 75th
St. Address: 77 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

SHERMAN, CHARLES COLEBROOK

Editor; b. Syracuse. N. Y.. Dec. 18. 1860; s. Charles
Wager and Mary Harriet (Colebrook) Sherman; ed.
Yale Coll., B.A., 1883 (first Winthrop prize), Yale Di-
vinity Sch., 1886-1888, Univ. of Chicago, 1895-1896,
1S99-1900, Univ. of Berlin, 1S97-1S9S; m. Nov. 11, 1908,
Mary Louise Colebrook, of New Rochelle, N. Y. Taught
in Hopkins Grammar Sch., New Haven, Conn., 1883-
1884, at Syracuse, N. Y.. 18S4-1886, and 1890-1894; on
staff of Syracuse Journal, 1S89-1890; editor dep't of
religion New Internat. Encyclopaedia, 1902-1903; mn'g
editor New Schaff-Herzog Religious Encyclopaedia,
1903-1907. Address: 610 Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.

SHERMAN, DE WITT H.

Physician: b. Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 23, 1864; s. Robert
De Witt and Martha (Rogers) Sherman: grad. Buffalo
Classical Sch.; Williams Coll., 1886; Med. Dep't of



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Univ. of Pa., M.D., 1830; Univ. of Buffalo, 1891. Prof,
materia medica and therapeutics, Univ. of Buffalo.
Visiting physician at Children's Hosp., and the Fresh
Air Mission Hosp.; clinical prof, children's diseases,
Univ. of Buffalo; pediatrist at Buffalo Gen. Hosp.
Mem. of Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Soc, Erie
Co. Med. Soc, Acad, of Medicine of Buffalo, Kappa
Alpha Soc, at Williams Coll. Clubs: Saturn, Country
(Buffalo). Address: 680 W. Perry St., Buffalo, N. Y

SHERMAN. FRANK DEMPSTER

Educator; 0. PeeKskill, N. Y., May 6, 1860; s. John
Dempster anc Lucy (McFarland) Sherman; grad. Co-
lumbia Univ., Ph.B., 1884; Harvard Univ., 1884-1885; m.
Peekskill, N. Y., Nov. IB, 1887, Juliet Mersereau Du-
rand; one son: Dempster Durand, b. Feb. 19, 1890.
Instr. architecture, Columbia Univ., 18S6; adjunct prof,
architecture, 1891; prof, of graphics since 1904. Au-
thor of several volumes of poems. Mem. Psi Upsilon
fraternity, Geneal. and Biog. Soc, Nat. Inst, of Arts
and Letters. Club: Century. Residence: 158 W. 105th
St. Address: Sch. of Architecture, Columbia Univ.,
N. Y. City.

SHERMAN, GEORGE CHARLES

Banker, mf'r; b. Watertown, N. Y., July 25, 1862; s.
Charles A. and Caro (Norton) Sherman; grad. St
John's Sch., Manlius, N. Y., Watertown High School;
m. Watertown, Nov. 17, 1886, Alice L. Taggart; one
d., Katherine L. (Mrs. Wlnfield A Fox). Treas. St.
Regis Paper Co., Taggart's Paper Co.; trustee Jefferson
County Savings Bank. Democrat. Episcopalian. Ves-
tryman Trinity Ch., Watertown. Clubs: N. Y. Yacht,
Hanover, Transportation, Black River Valley, Century,
Jefferson County Golf, Thousand Island Yacht. Ad-
dress: Watertown, N. Y.

SHERMAN, GORDON EDWARD

Educator; b. Morristown, N. J., Aug. 11, 1854; s. By-
ron and Julia Antoinette (Burnham) Sherman; ed.
College Gaillard, Lausanne, Switzerland, Sheffield Sci-
entific Sch., Yale Univ., Ph.B.; Washington Univ. Law
Sch., St. Louis, LL.B. ; m. Morristown. N. J., June 12.
1894, Harriet Emmons Shelton. Admitted to N. J. Bar
1883, and N. Y. 1886; now ass't prof, comparative and
internat. law Yale Univ. Republican. Presby'n. Mem.
Am. Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Morris County
Bar Ass'n, Am. Acad. Polit. and Social (Science, Phila. ;
Am. Acaa. Polit. Science, N. Y. City; Am. Polit. Science
Ass'n. Am. Soc. Internat. Law, Conn. Acad. Arts and
Sciences, Am. Hist. Soc, Internat. Soc. Comparative
Jurisprudence and Polit. Economy, Berlin, Prussia.
Trustee South St. Presby'n Ch.. Morristown, N. J.: dir.
Morristown Memorial Hosp., Morristown Public Library
and Lyceum. Club: Graduates (New Haven). Address:
Hendrie Hall, Yale Univ., New Haven, Conn.

SHERMAN, HENRY HANDRICK

Lawyer; b. Lynn, Pa., Jan. 4, 1860; s. Henry N. and
Estella Theresa (Handrick) Sherman; grad. Coll. City
of N. Y., Law Sch., Columbia Coll.: m. Wilkes-Barre.
Pa., March 31, 1888, Jessie Wheaton Rhoads; children:
Estella M.. b. 1889: John R., b. 1892: Marv W.: b. 1896.
Admitted to bar, N. Y. City. 1883; has practised in N.
Y. courts since 1883; associated in law practice for
many years with Hon. Charles F. MacLean. Occupied
several public positions, including undersheriff, deputy
register, sec to Mayor Hewitt, mem. B'd of Ed'n, trus-
tee of Normal Coll., and chm'n exec com. Normal Coll.
Independent Democrat. Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N Y., Ass'n Bar County of Bronx. Royal Ar-
canum. Recreations: Bowling, fishing. Clubs: City.
Bronx, The Bronx Church. Address: 1006 Trinity Av.,
Bronx. N. Y. City.

SHERMAN, JOHN S.

Lawyer; b. Corinth, N. Y., May 1. 1866; s. Avery C.
T. and Sarah M. (Putnam) Sherman: ed. Glens Falls
(N. Y.) Acad.; m. Glens Falls. N. Y.. Aug. 10, 1899. Lena
Wait; one son, b. July 22, 1906. Has been acitvely en-
gaged In business since 15th year, first handling his
father's farm and lumber business: from 21 (at father's
death) engaged in business for self. Studied law and
was admitted to bar, 1894; engaged in active practise
for 10 years: now engaged In many other interests.
legal pursuits being confined to office work and con-
sultations. Mg'r. Sherman Bros. Co. Republican.
Presbyterian. Mem. West End Board of Trade, Repub-
lican Club of the 9th Assembly Dist.. Republican Club
of the 7th Assembly Dist. Mason. Residence: 8S 71st
St., Brooklvn. N. Y. Address: 206 Broadway. N. Y. City.

SHERMAN, PHILEMON TECUMSEH

Lawyer; b. St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 9, 1867; s. Gen. Will-
lam T. and Ellen (Ewing) Sherman; grad. St. Louis
Univ., A.B., 1886: Yale, Ph.B, 18S8; Columbia Law
Sch., 1890. Admitted to N. Y. Bar. 1890; mem. law
firm of Taft & Sticrmm. Alderman N. Y. City. 1S98-



1900; comm'r of labor, State of N. Y., 1905. Author:
Inside the Machine. Republican. Roman Catholic.
Mem. Mil. Order Loyal Legion. Clubs: Union League
(N. Y. City), Metropolitan (Washington), Fort Orange
(Albany). Address: 15 William St., N. Y. City.

SHERMAN, RICHARD W.

Civil eng'r; b. Utica, N. Y.. Dec. 4, 1848; s. Richard
U. and Mary F. Sherman; brother of late James

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SHERMAN, THOMAS TOWNSEND

Lawyer; b. London. Eng., July 28, 1853; s. Edward
Standish and Catharine Augusta (Townsend) Sherman;
ed. Dwights Sell., N. Y. City, Fairfield Acad., Fairfield,
Conn., Hopkins Grammar Sch., New Haven, Conn.;
grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1874 Columbia Univ., LL.B.,
1S76. Studied in office of Evarts, Southmayd & Choate.
Admitted to N. Y. State Bar 1876; m. Rye, N. Y., Oct.
19, 1887, Anne Loder Wiggin; one child: Emily Balch.
Practised law with Evarts, Southmayd & Choate. and
Evarts, Choate & Beaman. Mem. firm of Evarts,
Tracy & Sherman, now Evarts, Choate & Sherman.
Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n; mem. and trustee
N. Y. Geneal. and Biog. Soc. Warden and clerk of the
vestry of Christ's Ch. at Rye, N. Y. Recreations:
Golf, genealogy. Clubs: University, Yale, Down Town,
Apawamis (gov., formerly pres.), Am. Yacht. Resi-
dence: Rye. N. Y. (town house): 126 E. 31st St. Ad-
dress: 60 Wall St.. N. Y. City.

SHERRILL, CHARLES HITCHCOCK

Lawyer, former diplomat; b. Washington, D. C,
April .13, 1867; s. Charles Hitchcock and Sarah Fulton
(Wynkoop) Sherrill; grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1889,
LL.B., 1891, A.M., 1892, m. Feb. 8, 1906, N. Y. City Miss
G. B. Gibbs, d. late Edward N. Gibbs; one son: Gibbs
Wynkoop. b. March 25, 1908. Engaged in practice of
law, chiefly corp'n practice. Has traveled extensively.
Col. and a.d.c on staff Gov. Higgins; four years
a.d.c. on staff Gov. Odell. Active in campaigns since
1887, principally in organizing interest among business
men in polit. affairs. Presby'n. Mem. Ass'n Bar City
of N. Y., Sons of Revolution, Soc. Colonial Wars.
Founders and Patriots, Soc. War of 1812. Originator
of Internat. inter-university track athletic meetings,
having arranged Yale-Oxford match in London, 1894,
and Yale-Cambridge match in N. Y. City. 1895. Won
intercollegiate championship 100 yards (4 years), 220
yards (3 years), Am. 100-yard champion, 1887. Am.
Minister to Argentine Republic. March, 1909-July, 1911
when was compelled by ill health to decline the em-
bassy to Japan, offered him by Pres. Taft. Author:
Stained Glass Tours in France: Stained Glass Tours
in England; A Stained Glass Tour in Italy. Clubs:
University, Union League, Yale, Army and Navy, N. Y.
Athletic (for 7 years one of officers). Metropolitan
(Washington), Graduates (New Haven). Sports. Isth-
mian, Leander ('London), Puteaux and Boulie (Paris)
Residence: 20 E. 65th St. Address: 30 Broad St., N.
Y. City.

SHERRILL, HIRAM

Banker; b East Hampton, Suffolk County, N. Y.,
Apr. 16, 1853; s. Hiram Lupton and Marv Adallne
(Miller) Sherrill (is of the 7th generation of Sherrllls
who settled in the town about 1669): ed. common schs.
and Clinton Acad.: m. 1st. Mav 17. 1880. Anastasia
Williams; 2d. Jan. 12. 1903, Sonhronia Douglas: chil-
dren: one son by 1st wife (died in infancy): Florence
E., Adallne M. Pres. East Hampton Nat. Bank (and
one of founders), pres.. now sec. and treas. East Hamp-
ton Realty Co. Mem. B'd of Ed'n. and Magistrate of
town of East Hampton for over 25 years. Judge of
Sp'l Sessions. Republican. Recreations: Shooting,
fishing. Address: East Hampton, Suffolk Co.. N. Y.

SHERWOOD, BRADFORD WYCKOFF

Physician and surgeon; b. Jamesville. Onondaga Co.,
N. Y., April 18. 1S59; s. Bradford and Adelaide (Wyck-
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Hamilton Coll.. A.B., 18S2. A.M., 1885; Hahnemann Med.
Coll., M.D.. 1890, Philadelphia Lying-in Charity; m.
Nov. 1, 1883, Cora L. Poland; children: Esther (Mrs.
Walter L. Bennett. Bridgeport, Conn), b. Feb., 1885;
Edwin B., b. Nov. 14, 1893; Adelaide Marie, b. Feb.,
1898. Has been practising medicine in Syracuse since
1890; chm'n Health Com. Syracuse Chamber of Com-
merce, 1907-1908; mem. Onondaga Co. Homoe. Med.
Soc. Medlco-Chirurgical Soc, Am. Inst. Homoeopathy,
N. Y. State Homce. Med. Soc. (v.-p., 1905-1906), Syra-
cuse Acad, of Medicine. Pres. N. Y. State Homce.
Me, I s.i. , 1 :t 1 :: - 1; 1 I; .lir Syracuse Chamber of Com-
merce, 1907-190S-1909-1910. Republican; Congregation-
alist. Mason. Mem. Theta Delta ''hi fraternity. Club:
Universitv (Syracuse). Summer residence: Ne-Pah-
Win Fourth Lake. Adlrondacks. Address: 1441 S.
Salina St.. Syracuse, N. Y.

SHERWOOD, FRANK ROOSEVELT

Clergyman; b. Nov. 25, 1S51; s. Roosevelt Rensselaer
and Fannv (Hurd) Sherwood; ed. Wesleyan Univ.,
Midd'.etown. Conn.; grad., A.B., 1S76; m. Mayfleld, Ful-
ton Co., N. Y., June 18. 1878. Catherine Ann McKinlay;
children: Roosevelt Rensselaer, b. 1SS5; Clarence Mc-
Kinlav. b. 1SS7. Joined Troy Conf. M. E. Ch., 1877;
has served as pastor at Mayfleld. 1S77: Glenville. 1S7S-
1879; West Chazv, 1880-1882; Port Henry, 18S3-1885;
Broadalbin, 1SS6-1S88; Luzerne, 1889-1891; Northville,
1892-1S95- First Ch., Cohoes, 1896-1S99; Johnstown,
1900-1901; St. Luke's Ch., Albany, 1902-1907; Ash
Grove Ch., Albany, 1908-1910; First M. E. Ch., since
1911. Address: Albany, N. Y.

SHERWOOD, WILLIAM CARMAN

Lawyer; b. Jersey City, N. J., Jan. 29, 1871; s. Thorne
P. and Sarah (Carman) Sherwood; grad. Rutgers Coll.,
A.B., 1S92 (mem. Delta Phi fraternity and Theta Nu
Epsilon); N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B.. 1S94; m. Bryn Mawr,
Pa., May 17, 1906. Lida C. Ramsey; children: William
Carman. Jr.. Thorne. In gen. practice of law, 1894-
1900; since then has made a specialty of corp'n law
and mgm't. Has traveled extensively since 1899
throughout Europe, Nova Scotia, Canada, etc. En-
tered as 1st Serg't. Signal and Telegraph Corps, N.G.
N.J., 1899; became 2d lieut, 1901; 1st lieut, 1902; capt.
of corps and chief signal officer of State, 1903-1910.
Dir. and v.-p. Registrar and Transfer Co. of N. Y.,
Registrar and Transfer Co. of N. J., Registrar and
Transfer Co. of Del. and Me.; dir. Commercial Invest-
ment Co. Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
S.A.R., Delta Phi fraternity. Clubs: Rutgers Alumni,
Universitv, University Glee, Underwriters. Montclair
Athletic. ' Residence: Montclair, N. J. Address: 32
Nassau St., N. Y. City.

SHERWOOD-DUNN, BERKELEY

Banker; s. William Erwin and Harriet Isabella
(Peterson) Dunn; ed. N. Y. Univ., Univ. of France,
Paris, bachelier-es-lettres, 1887; bachelier-es-sciences,
1888; m. Nice, France, 1892, Louise Lacy Knapp, d.
Royal C. Knapp, of Rochester, N. Y.; children: Gladys,
b. 1S93; Yerkes and Hamilton, twins, b. 1894; Dorothy,
b. 1896. Practised medicine in Paris, France. 1888-
1895; traveled over continental Europe and all over
U. S. Am. mem. com. to revise laws governing foreign
students admitted to Univ. of France, 1892; one of
founders and dir. Soc. for Prevention of Cruelty to
Animals. Paris; delegate from U. S. Gov't to Internat.
Med. Congress, Amsterdam, Holland, 1897; re-entered
business, 1898: part owner and editor Annals of Gyne-
cology and Pediatry, Boston, 1898. Author: Medical
Education in France; How I Married in France;
Mothers and Daughters; The Sociological Aspect of the
Dreyfus Case; Gynecic Surgery in Its Relation to Ner-
vous Diseases; From Obscurity to Fame in One Day,
etc.; pres. and dir. N. Y. & Delaware R.R. Co.; dir.
Bankers' Life Ins. Co.; Delaware & Northampton R. R.,
Quaker Portland Cement Co., Lehigh Construction Co.,
Northampton Portland Cement Co.; pres. and dir.
Aiken Trust & Savings Bank: v.-p. and dir. First Nat.
Bank of Aiken; dir. Bank of Wagener. S. C. Nat. Com-
mitteeman Progressive Party for S. C: elected foreign
corr. mem. SociSte Obstetrique et Gynecologique de
Paris. 1S95; mem. Societe Clinique des Practiciens de
France; A.A.A.S., Am. Geog. Soc, Am. Ass'n Obstet-
ricians and Gynecologists. Am. Forestry Ass'n, Alumni
Soc. N. Y. Univ., Societe Alliance Francaise de New
York; decorated by French Gov't. 1893, with cross of
Officier d'Academie Francaise. Clubs: Automobile of
America. Lawyers, N. Y. Athletic. Aiken Gun. Ad-
dress: Waldorf-Astoria; (Winter) Aiken, S. C.

SHIELDS, G. O. ("Coquina")

Publisher; b. Batavia, O., Aug. 26, 1846; s. John F.
and Eliza J. (Dawson) Shields; attended common sch.
In Delaware Co., la,; unmarried. Entered the Union
Army, 1863. and served to end of Civil War. Contb'r to
Harper's Magazine. Harper's Weekly. Chicago Tribune,
Inter Ocean and many other newspapers and periodi-



cals, 1866-1S94; organized 1898, and pres. 1898-1913,
League of Am. Sportsmen; organized and was pres.,
1897-1903, Camp Fire Club; has devoted whole life to
the protection of song birds, game and game flshes.
Author: The Big Game of North America: Cruisings
in the Cascades; American Game Fishes; Hunting In
the Great West; The American Book of the Dog;
Camping and Camp Outfits; The Battle of the Big
Hole; besides his numerous contb'ns to periodicals.
Address: 1081 Simpson St., N. Y. City.

SHIELS, GEORGE FRANKLIN

Surgeon; b. San Francisco, Cal April 15, 1863; s.
William and Sarah (Esdale) Shiels; ed. in Univs. of
Edinburgh, Leipzig, Vienna and Paris; M.D., C.M.,
Edinburgh; Fellow Royal Coll. of Surgeons and Licen-
tiate Royal Coll. Physicians; m. N. Y. City, Emily M. B.
Mead. Lecturer on med. jurisprudence, and subse-
quently prof, surgery Univ. of California; now ad-
junct prof, surgery Fordham Univ., N. Y. City, also
on visiting staff of Kings Park and St. Vincent's
Hosps. Major and brigade surgeon U. S. Vols., 1898-
1900, Philippine Expd'n; in field 14 months, recom-
mended for brevet of brig.-gen. by Gen. Lloyd Wheat-
on; granted Cong. Medal of Honor for bravery in
action. Nat. treas. Naval and Mil. Order Spainsh-Am.
War; mem. Order of Foreign Wars of U. S., Order of
the Caraboa, Order of Philippines. Clubs: The Brook,
Army and Navy. Address: SO Madison Av., N. Y. City.

SHILAND, ANDREW

Lawyer; b. Mount Kisco, Westchester Co., N. Y.,
April 15, 1S55; s. Rev. Andrew (D.D.) and Mary (Stark)
Shiland (d. Rev. Andrew Stark, D.D., LL.D.); ed. U. S.
Mil. Acad., and Columbia Law Sch., LL.B.; m. N. Y.
City, July 15, 1886. Ada L. Hedges, nee Howell; one
son, Andrew Romaine. Admitted to bar. N. Y. City,
1877; now senior mem. firm of Shiland & Hedges. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Mem. Ass'n Bar Citv of N. Y.
Was one of the founders of N. Y. Throat, Nose and
Lung Hosp., and pres. tfrom its foundation. 1891-1904;
pres. and trustee of Clinton Hall Ass'n, which was
founded to maintain the Mercantile Library of N. Y.
Clubs: Racquet and Tennis. Manhattan, Metropolitan
Opera, Automobile of America. Lawyers, Apawamis,
Oakland Golf. Residence: 109 E. 57th St., N. Y. City.

SHINN, FLORENCE SCOVEL

Illustrator; b. Camden. N. J.; d. Alden Cortlandt and
Emily (Hopkinson) Scovel; m. Philadelphia, 1898, Eve-
rett Shmn. Among the books she illustrated are:
Four-Masted Catboat. The Loom of Destiny, The
Autobiography of a Tomboy, The Tomboy at Work
A Drone and a Dreamer, Stepping Heavenward The
Flight of Pony Baker, The New Bov at Dale, Mrs
Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch, Lovey Mary. The Men-
nonite Maid, Coniston, The Van Dwellers. The Talking
Woman. Address: 112 Waverly Place, N. Y. City.

SHIPMAN, ANDREW JACKSON

,o!i awye T : ,' b - Springvale, Fairfax Co., Va., Oct. 15,
1857; s. John James (of Va.) and Priscilla (Carroll)
Shipman (of Md.); ed. common schs. of Va., George-
town (D. C.) Coll., N. Y. Univ., A.B., 1878, LLB., 1886,
A.M., 1SS9, LL.D., 1911; Canisius Coll., LL.D., 1913;
in l'o^ d ?i^ Mooney. Engaged in U. S. Customs Service,
1884-1885. investigating sugar frauds upon customs:
S2X!} sel J n - th ? st - Stephen's Ch. (N. Y.) cases, 1890-
1894, a litigation defining the power of church trustees'
in the labor cases in 1898-1900 (N. Y. City), involving
the right to strike. Democrat; Roman Catholic. Mem.
Southern Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc. Am. Soc Internat Law,
Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Pan-Am Soc,
Municipal Art League; pres. local Alumni of George-
town Univ. Elected Regent of State of N. Y., 1913.
Writer upon topics regarding Russia and the Slavic
race, the Eastern Church and Slavic, Hungarian and
Italian emigration to U. S.: speaks several European
languages and is acquainted with their literature.
Clubs: Manhattan, Deutscher Verein. Catholic. Ad-
dress: 41 Wall St., N. T. City.

SHIRLEY, RUFUS GEORGE

Publisher; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 7, 1873; s. William
Fairclo and Caroline Chester (Sidell) Shirley ed
Peekskill Mil. Acad.. Trinity Sch., N. Y. City, Columbia
Inst., N. Y. City, Depuy Sch., Trenton, N. J.; grad
1891. Late Naval Cadet, U. S. N, class of 1895 At-
tended N. Y. Univ. Law Sch., 1902-1903. Agency dir
N. Y. Life Ins. Co., May, 1895-July, 1909. Summer of
1901 traveled extensively throughout England, Hol-
land. Belgium, France and Germany. Hunted large
game throughout a greater part of province of Quebec
1899-1906. and in Newfoundland fall of 1907. Veteran
4th Div. 1st Naval Battalion. Naval Militia, N. Y ex-
ist lieut., 20th Co. Coast Arty Corps, N.G.N.Y., 9th
Art'y Dist. Republican: Episcopalian. Mem. Decora-
tion Order of Bust of the Liberator of Venezuela, St.
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Soc; Soc. of Am. Wars; v.-p. N. E. Soc; Soc. War of
1812 of Phila, Pa.; Soc. Colonial Wars; Japan Soc. of
N. Y.; Sons of the Revolution; S.A.R.; Huguenot Soc;
Hist. Soc. of N. Y.; Mil. Service Inst'n of U. S.; Navy
Athletic Ass'n of Annapolis; Army Athletic Council.
West Point, N. Y. ; Alumni Ass'n Peekskill Mil. Acad,
(v.-p.). Clubs: Atlantic Yacht, Graduates, North Lake
Pish and Game (Montreal, Can.), v.-p. Royal Canadian
Yacht (Toronto, Can.), Delta Chi fraternity. Address:
342 W. 57th St., N. Y. City.

SHOEMAKER, HENRY FRANCIS

Capitalist; b. Orwigsburg. Pa., March 28, 1845; s.
John Wise and Mary A. (Brock) Shoemaker; grad.
Genesee Sem., Lima, N. Y., 1861, and same year re-
ceived apptm't to U. S. Naval Acad, in class of 186">,
but entered the army instead, at the beginning of the
Civil War; on staff of Gen. McClelland, 1861-1862;
comm'd 1st lieut. 27th Pa. Vols., 1863; m. April, 1874,
Blanche, only d. of Col. James W. Quiggle, LL.D., of
Philadelphia; children: Henry Wharton, b. Feb. 24,
1881, William Brock, b. July 29, 1883 (died June 21,
1906), Blanche. Engaged in anthracite coal business,
1863-1SS1; was interested in railroads many years;
chm'n B'd Directors, Cincinnati, Hamilton & Dayton
R'y Co., 1890-1904; chm'n Cincinnati, New Orleans &
Texas Pacific R'y, 1899-1904; Chatham Nat. Bank, all
of N. Y. City; New River Coal Co., of Ohio, and other
corp'ns. Dir. Good Samaritan Dispensary, N. Y. City;
mem. Sons of the Revolution, Met. Museum of Art,
Pa. Soc. of N. Y. Recreations: Yachting, automobiling.
Clubs: Metropolitan, Union League, Lotos, Lawyers,
N. Y. Yacht, Automobile of America, Riding, Army and
Navy, Greenwich Country. Country seat: Riverside,
Conn. Residence: 26 W. 5Sd St. Address: 71 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

SHOEMAKER, HENRY WHARTON

Newspaper prop'r; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Feb. 24, 1881,
of distinguished Pa. ancestry; s. Henry F. and Blanche
(Quiggle) Shoemaker; ed. Dr. E. D. Lyon's Classical
Sch., N. Y.; Columbia Coll., N. Y., 1901; senior partner
in Stock Exchange firm of Shoemaker, Bates & Co.,
N. Y 1905-1911; pres. Daily Herald, Jersey Shore, Pa.,
1905-1907; pres. Dailv Record, Bradford, Pa., 1907-
1908; pres. Daily Times, of Reading, Pa., 1908-1912;
pres. Daily Telegram. Bridgeport, Conn., 1911-1912;
pres'. Altoona Tribune, Altoona, Pa., since 1912. Author:
Immaterial Verses, Random Thoughts, Wild Life in
Western Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Mountain
Stories, Pennsylvania Mountain Verses, More Pennsyl-
vania Mountain Stories, The Indian Steps, Tales of the
Bald Eagle Mountains, In the Seven Mountains, etc.;
contb'r to newspapers and magazines. Delegate to
various Rep. convs., N. Y. City, 1901-1908; sec. Am.
Legation. Lisbon, Portugal, 1903; sec. Am. Embassy,
Berlin, Germany, 1904; 2d lieut. 12th Reg't, N. G. N. Y.,
1907-1908; enthusiastic horseman, naturalist and trav-
eller. Mem. Sons of Revolution; Mason. Club: Army
and Navy. Residence: McElhattan, Pa. Address: 71
Broadway, N. Y. City.

SHOEMAKER, HERBERT BRADISH

Lawyer; b. New Baltimore, Mich., March IS, 1S68; s.
Henry and Mary A. (Foss) Shoemaker; ed. Univ. of
Mich., A B., LL.B.; m. Brooklyn, Oct. 9, 1899, Mabel S.
Rowland'; children: Mary H., b. 1901, John R., b. 1903,
Herbert, b. 1907. Formerly prof, law, Univ. of Colo.;
mem. law firm Shoemaker & Doughty. Mem. Phi Beta
Kappa Soc, Am. Economic Ass'n. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Acad, of
Polit. Science and kindred org'ns. Democrat; Episco-
palian. Residence: Summit, N J. Address: Wool-
worth Bld'g, N. Y. City.

SHOEMAKER, MICHAEL MYERS

Author; b. Covington, Ky. ; Robert Myers and Mary
Colegate (Steiner) Shoemaker; ed. at Cornell, two
years, class of 1S74. Author: Eastward to the Land of
the Morning, Kingdom of the White Woman, Islands
of the Southern Seas, Quaint Corners of Ancient Em-
pire, Palaces and Prisons of Mary Queen of Scots, The
Great Siberian Railway, Heart of the Orient, Winged
Wheels in France, Wanderings in Ireland, Islam Lands,
Indian Pages and Pictures. Deputy gov.-gen. Soc.



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