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Vernon. Address: 35 Xassau St., X. Y. City.

SIZER, ROBERT RYLAND

Wholesale lumber and timber merchant; b. Va., 1859;
s. Augustus and Betsy Herndon (Ryland) Sizer; ed. Va.
Poly. Inst., Blacksburg, Va. ; m. Baltimore, Md., Dec.
10, 1890, Mary Theodora Thomson; children: Theodore,
b. March, 1892; Robert Ryland, Jr., b. Dec., 1894; Em-
malena. b. April, 1S96; Elizabeth Standish, b. Sept.,
1900; Winston, b. Feb., 1909. Pres. and dir. Robert R-
Sizer & Co., The Sizer Timber Co. Independent; Pres-
by'n. Mem. Chamber of Commerce, X. Y. Southern
Soc. Recreations: Motoring, horseback riding, fishing,
golfing. Clu'bs: Whitehall, Sands Point Golf, Man-
hasset Bay Yacht. Residence (Summer): Port Wash-
ington, L I.; ("Winter) 45 W. 73d St. Address: 15
William St., X. Y. City.

SJOSTROM, P. ROBERT G.

Banker, mf'r, merchant; b. in Sweden; s. Ludwig
and Maria E. (Xorlius) Sjostrom; ed. Sweden, Sher-
brooke, Can., MOGill Univ., B.C.L., 1881; m. Elizabeth,
X. J., 3 years. Republican; mem. M. E. Ch. (treas.
Paul R. G., Carl R. Private sec. in banking house
Winslow, Lanier & Co., X. Y.; later credit and office
mg'r in large importing house, after which became
v.-p. and gen. mg'r in mf'g concern; treas. Lawrence
Dye Works Co., 12 years; sec. and treas. Patchogue
Mf'g Co. and U. S. Worsted Co., of X. Y.; treas. X. Am.
Fruit Co., dir. Atlantic Xat. Bank, of Providence, pres.
HungarianiAm. Bank. Mem. B'd of Ed'n, Westfield,
X. J., 3 years. Republican: mem. M. E. Ch (treas.
and trustee, 1892-1897). Mason (33), Shriner; mem.
Swedish Chamber of Commerce, Canadian Soc. of
X'. Y. Clubs: Larchmont Yacht, New Rochelle Yacht,
Wvkagvl Country, Merchants Central, Manhattan
Chess, X. Y. Republican; Masonic. Residence: 125
W. 119th St. Address: 45 E. 42d St., N. Y. City.

SKEEL, FRANK D.

Physician; b. Sterling Valley, Cayuga Co., X. Y.,
1851; s. Harlow and Lucy L. (Deuel) Skeel; ed. Falley
Sem., Fulton, X. Y. ; Fairfield Sem., X. Y. ; Wesleyan
Univ., Middletown, Conn., A.B., 1875; X. Y. Univ. (M.D.),
1881; m. 1883, Marv A. Robertson; one son, Henry
Robertson, b. 1886. Surgeon X. Y. Eye Infirmary;
ophthalmic surgeon Deaf and Dumb Inst., X. Y. Re-
publican; Methodist. Mem. Med. Soc. Greater X. Y.,
Harlem Med. Soc , X. Y. County Med. Soc., X. Y. State
Med. Soc. Bronx Med. Soc, N. Y. Opthalmie Soc, X. Y.
Micros. Soc. Club: Aldine. Residence: 361 Mott Av.
Address: 147 W. 57th St., N. Y. City.

SKILLIN, AUGUSTUS H.

Lawyer; b. Hempstead, X. Y.; s. Edward and Dallas
(Hewlett) Skillin; grad. X. Y. Univ., B.S., 1892; X. Y.
Law Sch., LL.B., 1895. Episcopalian. Mem. Bar Ass'n,
Phi Beta Kappa, Psi Upsilon. Clubs: University, Psi
Upsilon, Underwriters, Essex Co. Country. Address:
34 Pine St., X. Y. City.

SKINNER, AVERY W.

State Insp. of Schools; b. Mexico, X. Y., Aug. 18,
1870; s. Timothy W. and Sarah (Rose) Skinner; grad.
Syracuse Univ.. A.B., 1892; m. Titusville, Pa., Aug. 24,

1893, Xancy Brown Bates; children: Margaret R, b.

1894, Charlotte H., b. 1897. Principal of Andes Col-
legiate Inst., 1892-1894, Mexico Acad., 1895-1899, sup't
of schools, Oneida, X. Y., 1899-1910, insp. of schools,



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State Ed'n Dep't, since 1910; lnstr. In history State
Summer Sen., Thousand Islands Park. Author: Ex-
plorers and Founders of America, Captains of Indus-
try, Makers and Defenders of America, Selections for
Memorizing. Contb'r of articles on ed'n to Education,
American Education and School Journal. Pres. Asso-
ciated Academic Principals, State of N. Y.; mem. Delta
Upsilon and Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Clubs: Oneida Golf
(Oneida, N. Y.), Univ. (Syracuse), University (Albany).
Address: Mexico, N. Y.

SKINNER, CHARLES RUFUS

Born Union Square, Oswego Co., N. Y., Aug. 4, 1S44;
s. Averv and Charlotte Prior (Stebbins) Skinner; ed.
Mexico (N. Y.) Acad., Clinton (N. Y.) Liberal Inst.;
Hamilton Coll., A.M., Colgate Univ., DL.D.. Tuft's
Univ., Litt.D.; m. Oct. 16, 1873 Elizabeth Baldwin; chil-
dren: Harold Baldwin, b. 1876; Albert Merriman, b.
1883; Charles Rufus. b. 1886; Elizabeth, b. 1890. In
mercantile business in N. Y. City, 1867-1870; in jour-
nalism, 1870-1874; on Watertown (N. Y.) Daily Time?,
as citv editor and mg'r; mem. Assembly for 1st Dist.,
Jefferson Co., N. Y., 1877-1881. Representative in Con-
gress from Jefferson, Herkimer and Lewis counties,
1881-1885; deputy State sup't public instr'n of N. Y..
1886-1892; supervisor Teachers' (Institutes and Teachers'
Training Classes. 1892-1895; State sup't public instr'n
of N. Y., 1895-1904; ass't U. S. appraiser, 1906-1911.
Author of bill in Congress to provide sp'l delivery
stamp. Author: Arbor Day Manual, Manual of Patri-
otism, Bright Side. Republican. Address: Water-
town, N. Y.
SKINNER, FRANK WOODWARD

Civil eng'r; b. Brownville, N. Y., 1858; grad. Cornell
as B.C.E., 1879, and later as C.E. Has specialized in
bridge eng'ring and substructures; was ass't eng'r
Pittsburgh Bridge Co., on reconstruction of railroad
suspension Bridge at Niagara Falls, afterward with
Delaware Bridge Co.; bridge eng'r N. J. Steel and
Iron Co.; resident eng'r Dominion Bridge Co., Mon-
treal, and after that eng'r of bridges St. Paul &
Northern Pacific R R. Co., building large bridges
across St. John's and Mississippi Rivers; since 1S86
practising in N. Y. City as consulting and expert con-
structional eng'r. Asso. editor of The Engineering
Record. Author: Types and Details of Bridge Con-
struction; Arohes, Plate Girders and Standard Short
Spans. Non-resident lecturer in charge of course in
field eng'ring, Cornell Univ.; lecturer in field eng'ring,
McGill Univ. (Montreal), Harvard, Yale, Mass. Inst, of
Technology, Princeton and Brown Univs. and State
Univs. of Maine and Wisconsin. .Mem. Am. Soc. Civil
Eng'rs, hon. mem. Soc. Civil Eng'rs of Connecticut,
mem. Cornell Soc. of Civil Eng'rs of N. Y. Club:
Brooklyn Engineers. Residence: Tompkinsville, S. I.,
N. Y. Address: 239 W. 39th St., N. Y. City.

SKINNER, GEORGE I.

Lawyer; b. Sherburne, N. Y., Feb. 20, 1858; s. Dan
Barnes and Jennet (Horton) Skinner; grad. Colgate
Acad., 1876 (first Dodge prize for scholarship), Madi-
son (now Colgate) Univ., A.B. (third honor), 1880; m.
Smithville, N. Y., Nov. 19, 1890, Mary Elizabeth Mc-
Crea; children: George McCrea. Elizabeth M. Laura
lone, Margaret Irene. Ass't sup't schools, Norwich,
N. Y., 1880-1882, principal Smithville Union Sch., 1882-
1885; admitted to bar. Syracuse. Jan., 1887; practised
law at Bainbridge, N. Y., 1887; postmaster. Bain-
bridge, N. Y 1890-1894; bank examiner, Jan., 1897;
chief of Foreign Mortgage and Bld'g and Loan Ass'n
Bureau, State Bank : ng Dep't, 1S97-1903; second
deputy sup't of banks, 1902-1903; first depty sup't of
banks. Jan., 1903; acting sup't of banks, July 1,
1907. to Oct. 15. 1907. Has held various local offices.
Delivered addresses before State League of Local
Bld'g and Loan Ass'ns. 1897, 1902, 1910 and 1913;
before U. S. League of Local Bld'g and Loan Ass'ns,
Boston, 1903; commendatory resolutions adopted for
work done in supervision of bld'g and loan ass'ns by
both leagues. Delegate to Rep. State Conv., 1896,
1898, 1900, 1902, 1904. 1906. Republican; Episcopalian.
For many vears trustee Bainbridge High Sch. and
vestryman St. Peter's Ch., Bainbridge. Mem. N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n. Chenango Co. Bar Ass'n, Phi Beta
Kappa, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Pres. Nat Ass'n of
Supervisors of Bld'g & Loan Ass'ns. 1913; Royal
Arch Mason, Red Man. Clubs: Albany, Fort Orange.
Address: Bainbridge. N. Y.

SKIRROW, JOHN FOSTER

Electrical eng'r; b. Blackburn, England, Feb. 19,
1869; s. John and Alice (Foster) Skirrow; ed. English
private schools; m. Jacksonville, Fla.. April 29, 1890,
Florence Croz : er Thomas; children: Sinclair, b. 1891,
Paul, b. 1S93. John, b 1901. Commenced as sch.
teacher; later entered dry goods business, and tool-
making trade, afterward going to sea; became book-
keeper and operator in employ of Western Union



Telegraph Co., and later chief operator; left their
service to take position as chief operator with Postal
Telegraph Co. in 1901, Savannah, Ga.; resigned and
started as extra operator on "waiting list," New
York; promoted to present position of asso. electric
eng'r, Postal Telegraph-Cable Co., through successive
positions of repeater chief, wire chief, quadruplex
chief, electrician and ass't mg'r N. Y. Main Operat-
ing Dep't, electrician Eastern Div. and ass't elec.
eng'r. Well-known inventor of electric telegraph
and pneumatic dispatch tube apparatus; systems and
apparatus of his invention and design having been
adopted generally throughout U. S. and abroad in
telegraph and pneumatic field. Mem Hope Lodge,
F. and A. M. (E. Orange, N. J.). Recreations: Boat-
ing and outdoor life. Club: X. Y. 'Magnetic. Address:
253 Broadway, N. Y. City.

SLADE, CHARLES BLOUNT

Physician; b. Columbus, Ga., May 15, 1874; s. James
J. and Leila (Bonner) Slade; grad. Univ. of Georgia
(Literary), Bellevue Med. Coll., Md. ; had 2% years'
service in Bellevue Hosp., and attending physician
to various clinics; visiting physician to Otisville
Sanitarium for Tuberculosis; m. N. Y City, Sept. 12.
1901. Constance A. Thill; children: Charles Blount.
Jr., b. June 26, 1902; Constance Susanne, b. Feb. 13,
1904; William Bonner, b. Dec. 31, 1906. Teacher and
lecturer in the Univ. and Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll.,
Md.; had 2V4 years' service in Bellevue in Mexico
organizing med. service of Mutual Life Ins. Co. of
N. Y.; traveled through Western U. S. and Mexico
hunting, also traveled through Europe. Med. Insp.
for Dep't of Health, N. Y. City, three years. Author:
Textbook on Physical Diagnosis and Med. Articles
Mem. Soc. of Alumni of Bellevue Hosp., N. Y. State
and County Med. Soc, -Am. Med. Ass'n, Ass'n of Tu-
berculosis Clinics, Internat. Congress on Tubercu-
losis; delegate from N. Y. Dep't of Health, Phi Delta
Theta, Phi Alpha Sigma (medical), Univ. of Ga Soc,
N. Y. Southern Soc, Georgia Soc. Address: 245 W.
74th St., N. Y. City.

SLADE, EMMA MALEEN HARDY

Founder of patriotic societies, philanthropist; born
Lowell, Mass., Jan. 11, 1S47; d. Walter and Ruth M.
(Clark) Hardy; paternal grandfather, Samuel Hardy
(capt. militia company), and maternal grandfather,
Samuel Clark ('town officer and representative to
Gen. Court of Mass.), were both residents of Lowell,
Mass., when it first became a city; their ancestors
were William Clark and Thomas Hardy, who came
from England with Gov. Winthrop to Salem in 1630,
and were two of original thirteen sent by him with
Winthrop, Jr., to settle Ipswich, Mass., in 1633; m.
N. Y. City. Feb. 22, 1871, William Gerry Slade; one
d., Harriet (wife of William Murray Crombie).
Founder, organizer and 1st and 4th pres. Nat. Soc
of N. E. Women, and chm'n in its work for families
of enlisted men in Spanish-Am. War; founder and
pres. Order of Americans of Armorial Ancestry; was
reorganizer and pres. of both the Nat. Soc. U. S.
Daughters of 1812, and the N. Y. State Division of
same, and instrumental in securing nat. corp'n for
that soc; v. -p. Nat. Geneal. iSoc. Was mem. b'd of
Blue Anchor Soc, J. Hood Wright Hosp. and Ladies'
Auxiliary of the Flower Hosp. Mem. Exec. B'd Am.
Flag Ass'n; gen. councilor on Exec. B'd Nat. Soc.
Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America;
trustee Post-Parliament. Was mem. Woman's Nat.
Relief Ass'n, Woman's Relief Ass'n, Squadron A
Relief Ass'n, during Spanish-Am. War; mem. Clio,
Vassar Students' Aid Ass'n, Santa Clara League,
Stony Wold Ass'n, Rutgers League, George Junior
Republic Auxiliary, Woman's Auxiliary, Am. Scenic
and Historical Preservation Soc, Little Mothers' Aid
Ass'n, Daughters of Revolution, and two Sunshine
societies; now mem. Prison Ship Martyrs' Ass'n, Mary
Washington Memorial Ass'n, Floral Emblem Soc,
Mary Washington Colonial Chapter D. A. R., Old
Planters' Society of Massachusetts, N. Y. Geneal. and
Biog. Soc, Women's Auxiliary to Internat. Com.
Y. M. C. A., Ipswich Hist. Soc, Soc. for Prevention
of Cruelty to Animals; N. Y. Hist. Soc, Colonial
Dames of America (State of Mass.), N. E. Geneal
Soc; charter mem. George Washington Memorial
Ass'n, Colonial Daughters of Seventeenth Century:
v.-p. Auxiliary No. 75, Navy League of U. S. ; charter
mem. Pocahontas Memorial Ass'n; mem. Georg. Soc.,
Navy Relief Ass'n. Nat Soc. of Patriotic Women of
America, Emery Family Ass'n, Bailev Family Ass'n,
Nat. Red. Cross. Jackson Hermitage Ass'n. Editor or
the monthly publication of Nat. Soc of United States
Daughters of 1812. Mem. Manouol Soc. of England.
Has in preparation a History of the National Soc. of
New England Women, a collection of documents and
data with history of the War of 1812. and a Genea-
logical History of the Slade and Hardy Families of
America with allied marriage connections. Address:
332 W. S7th St., N. Y. City.



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SLADE, FRANCIS LOUIS

-Manufacturer: b. N. V. City, April 11, 1870; s. Fran-
cis H. and Elizabeth (Stokes) Slade; ed. private
sens.. N. Y. City, Yale Univ., A.B, 1S91. Treas. and
dir. Good Land Cypress Co., Vacherie Cypress Co.,
Hoyt & W'oodin Mfg. Co.; dir. N, Y. Real Estate ASS'n;
2d v.-p. and dir. Standard Plunger Elevator Co.;
pres. and dir. St. Nicholas Skating & Ice Co.; dir.
Manhattan Heal Estate Assn. interested in reform
movements m N. Y. City. Progressive; Presbyterian.
Trustee Madison Square Presbyterian Ch. and Mad-
ison Square Ch. House dir. N. Y Juvenile Asylum:
v.-p. West Side Y. M. C. A., N. Y'. City; treas. and
mem. Com. of Fourteen; mem Chamber of Commerce;
Squadron A, N. G. N. Y., for 6% years; Psi Upsilon
fraternity. Metropolitan Museum, Am. Museum of
Natural History, N. Y". Zool. Soc, New England Soc.
Clubs: University, City, Y'ale, Down Town Ass'n,
Autotnobile. Residence: 18 W. 52d St. Address: 115
Broadway, N. Y. City.

SLATER, FRED C.

Consul gen.; b. Lippedetmold, Prussia; s. Fred-
erick and Louise (Steinmeyer) Slater; ed. common
and high sells, of Junction City, Kan., and bv private
tutor; m. Topeka, Kans., June 19, 1S96. Gertrude E.
Frazeur; children: Lloyd, b. Mav 11, 1898; Harold M,
b. Aug. 13. 1900; Eugene, b. Feb. 3, 1902. Practised
law 17 years at Topeka, Kans. At present Am. Consul
at Sarnia, Ont., Can. Address: Sarnia, Ont., Can.

SLATER. SAMUEL SCOTT

Lawyer; b. N. Y'. City, Jan. 24, 1S70; s. Samuel Mc-
Lean and Jane (Scott) Slater; ed. Public schools. N.
Y'. Univ. Law Sen., 1SS8 (1 year); grad. Cornell Univ..
belles lettres, B.L. and law, LL.B. (editor, junior
speaker; Commencement Day orator; Law Sch. de-
bater; Law Thesis prize). Has practised law in N. Y.
City since 1905. Joint author of Alger & Slater's Em-
ployers' Liability Law. Mem. N. Y. Assembly, 1899-
1900, N. Y. Senate, 1901-1902; in Assembly, was au-
thor Franchise Tax Law. While at univ., newspaper
correspondent for Chicago Tribune, Boston Journal.
Philadelphia Press, N. Y. World, N. Y. Press. Dir.
Cold Process Co., N. Y. ; Millington Co.; dir. and treas.
United Cotton Gin Co. Republican; Methodist. Mem.
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.; life mem. Soc. Prevention
Cruelty to Animals: Phi Gamma Delta. Phi Delta Phi,
Alpha Zeta fraternities. Clubs: Republican, Harlem
Republican. Cornell. Phi Gamma Delta. Address: 55
Liberty St., N. Y. City.

SLATTERY, CHARLES LEWIS

Clergyman: b. Pittsburgh, Pa., Dec. 9, 1867; s. Rev.
George and Emma M. (Hall) Slattery; grad. Harvard
Univ., A.B., 1891; D.B., Episcopal Theol. Sch., Cam-
bridge. D.B., 1894: D.D., 1907. Ordered deacon 1894;
ordained priest 1895; master Groton Sch.. Groton
Mass., 1894-1896; dean Cathedral, Faribault, Minn.;
1S96-1907: rector Christ Ch. Springfield. Mass., 1907-
1910; rector Grace Ch., N. Y. City, since 1910. Author
Felix Reville Brunot, 1820-189S; Edward Lincoln At-
kinson. 1865-1902; The Master of the World, a Study
of Christ: Life Beyond Life, a Study of Immortality;
The Historic Ministry and the Present Christ; Pres-
ent-day Preaching; Alexander Viets Griswold Allen
1841-1908; and The Authority of Religious Experience.
Trustee of Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Club:
Century. Address: Grace Ch. Rectorv. S04 Broadwav,
N. Y. City.

SLAUSON, EDWARD V.

Lawyer, mf'r; b. Waterloo. N. Y.. Dec. 20, 1863; s.
Darwin E. and Elizabeth Slauson: grad. Hamilton
Coll., A.B., 1SS6 (Phi Beta Kappa), Columbia Law
Sch., 188S; m. Nov. 12, 1890, Kate M. Webster; one d. :
Margaret M., b. 1892. Pres. and treas. Federal Brew-
ing Co.; v.-p. Eastern Parkway Co. Mem. Mf'rs of N.
Y. Club: University (Brooklyn). Address: 55 Lib-
erty St.. X. Y'. City.

SLEICHER, JOHN ALBERT

Editor; b. Troy, N. Y., Oct. 4, 1848; s. William and
Christina (Miller) Sleicher; ed. public schs. of Troy
and Troy High Sch.. English and Latin classical course
diploma; m. Troy. N. Y., 1873, Ella S. Packham; chil-
dren: Mary, George. Reuben, Paul. Successively city
editor of Troy Whig, Troy Press and Troy Times;
agent at N. Y\ of N. Y. State Associated Press; prop'r
Schenectady Union; editor-in-chief and part owner
Albany Evening Journal; editor-in-chief N. Y. Mail
and Express. Editor Leslie's Weekly since 1S9S. Dele-
gate to a number of Rep. State Convs.; chm'n Plat-
form Com.. 1904: delegate to Rep. Nat. C'onv. at Chi-
cago and Minneapolis. Civil Service Comm'r of N. Y.
State, 1889: mem. State Water Supply Comm'n. N. Y.
Pres. and dir. Leslie-Judge Co., N. Y., Universal Audit
Co., Union Bag & Paper Co., New Dominion Copper Co.,



Postal Life Ins. Co. Republican. Organized Nat. Rep.
Editorial Ass'n of the U. S. in 1900, and was pres. two
terms; organized in 1893, and was 1st pies. Rep, .state
Editorial Ass'n of N. Y. State. Protestant. Mem. Civil
Service Reform Ass'n of X. Y. City, Fifth Ave. Ass'n,
N. Y. City; dir. N. Y. B'd of Trade and Transporta-
tion; mem. Rensselaer County Soc, Nat. Civic Federa-
tion, N. Y. City; Albany Soc. Pan-Am. Soc of the U.
S., Japan Soc, China Soc, Chamber of Commerce The
Pilgrims Soc. Clubs: Union League, Republican. Quill,
Sphinx (N. Y. City): Fort Orange (Albany N. Y)
Address: 225 Fifth Av, N. Y. City.

SLICER, THOMAS ROBERTS

Clergyman; b. Washington, D. C, April 16, 1847; s.
Henry and Elizabeth Coleman (Roberts) Slicer; ed.
schools of Baltimore, Md., Baltimore City Coll. (hon.
A.M., Dickinson College); m. April 6, 1871, Adeline E.
Herbert. In M. E. ministry 10 years in Maryland, Col-
orado and N. Y. ; entered Unitarian ministry, 1881, and
has filled pastorate, Providence Buffalo and N Y.
City; since 1897 minister All Souls' Ch., N. Y. City.
Author: Great Affirmations of Religion, 1900; One
World at a Time, 1902; Shelley: an Appreciation.
1904; Way to Happiness, 1907. Lectures on civic and
literary topics. Has held various editorial positions,
civic, literary and religious. Has done work for civic
reform in Buffalo and with City Club in N. Y. City;
chm'n Nat. Com. on Prison Labor; mem. Council, Lib-
eral Immigration League; trustee People's Inst Life
Mem. N. Y. Shakespearean Soc, Providence Light Inf
(chaplain). Dir. Soc for Study of Comparative Liter-
atures. Clubs: Authors, City, Barnard. Address: 156
E. 38th St., N. Y. City.

SLICHTER, WALTER IRVINE

Electrical eng'r and univ. prof.: b. St. Paul Minn.,
1873; ed. public schs. of N. Y r . City, Coll. City of N Y
2 years, Europe 2 years, E.E., Columbia Univ. 1896.
In Employ of Gen. Electric Co., Schenectady,' 1896-
1910. was an apprentice 1 year; ass't to Dr. C. P.
Steinmetz in A. C. design 7 years; r'y dep't 5 years,
ass't to v.-p. and mem. consulting eng'rs dep't, 1909-
1910. Prof, of elec. eng'ring and head of dep't Co-
lumbia Univ. since 1910. Fellow Am. Inst Elec.
Eng'rs, Mem. Soc. Promotion of Eng'ring Ed'n Am
Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi. Theta Delta
Chi. Author of technical papers on elec. eng'ring.
Clubs: Columbia Univ., Essex, Mohawk Golf. Ad-
dress: 431 Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.

SLOAN, AUGUSTUS KELLOGG

Manufacturer; b. Cleveland, O., Sept. 3 1838; s.
Kellogg G. and Mary Ann (Tofnlinson) Sloan; received
public sch. ed'n; m. 1st, Brooklyn, 1865. Julia Voris
(deceased); 2d, Skaneatles. N. Y., Mary Cromwell;
children: Mary Florence, Lillian Augusta, Frank T.,
Jennie V., Augustus K., Jr. Employed in various ca-
pacities until admitted as partner in Carter, Pierson
& Hale, 1854, later changed to Carter, Sloan & Co ; re-
signed 1S96, and became pres. and dir. Sloan & Co N
Y. Realty Owners Co.; trustee Met. Savings Bank'
dir. and ex-pres. Jewelers' B'd of Trade; pres. Maiden
Lane Hist. Soc, The Jewelers' Security Alliance. 33
Mason, Clubs: Drug and Chemical Oxford Masonic
(Brooklyn). Dong Island Country. Residence: 275
Washington Av.. Brooklyn. Address: 15 Maiden Lane
N. Y. City.

SLOAN, BENSON BENNETT

Banker, stock broker; b. N. Y. City, March 29, 1S67-
s. Samuel and Margaret (Elmendorf) Sloan; grad Co-
lumbia Coll., A.B., 1888; m. Munich, Germany, June 4
1913, Margaret M. Sloane. Mem firm of Post & Flagg'
N. Y. Stock Exchange; dir. Fort Wayne & Jackson
R. R., Valley R. R. Co. Republican. Mem. 7th Reg't
N. G. N. Y., 18S4-18S9; South Reformed Ch. Mem Com
of Mg'mt Y. M. C. A., 23d St. Branch; life mem.' N. Y.
Zool. Soc, Y. M. C. A.; mem. A.A.A.S., N. Y. Acad
Sciences, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Am. Museum of
Natural History, Delta Psi fraternity. Clubs: Uni-
versity. Racquet and Tennis. St. Anthony Automo-
bile of America, Knollwood Country, Baltusrol Golf,
Metropolitan, Riding and Driving (N. Y.). Address'
41 E. 65th St., N. Y. City.

SLOAN, ROBERT SAGE

Ex-naval officer; b. Oswego, N. Y., Oct. 23, 1859; s.
George Beale and Alvira C. Sloan; grad. U. S. Naval
Acad., 1879; m. Baltimore, 1883, Ethel Donaldson.
Appt'd to Asiatic Station, U. S. S. Alert and U S.
flagship Richmond. 1879-1881; U. S. S. Jamestown, 1882,
in cruise from San Francisco to Newport; U. S. coast
survey steamer Gedney, 1882; resigned Sept. 11,
1882. Comm'd lieut comd'r and chief of staff of com-
manding officer. Naval Milrtia. State of N'. Y April
29, 1898; comm'd lieut. U. S. N., June 17, 1S9S, and
ordered as executive officer of U. S. S. Stranger, West



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Indian Blockading Squadron, oft Havana, Cuba; hon-
orably discharged Oct. 4, 1898, Trustee Am. Surety
Co.; pres. Fitzgibbons Boiler Co. Address: Wood-
mere, L. I., N. Y.

SLOAN, SAMUEL

Banking; s. Samuel Sloan; grad. Columbia Univ.,
1887; m. Katharine S. Colt. V.-p. and dir. Farmers'
Loan and Trust Co.; v.-p. and dir. Detroit, Hillsdale &
Southwestern R. R., Fort Wayne & Jackson R. R. Co.;
dir. Morris & Essex R. R., Hygeia Distilled Water Co.,
Nat. City Bank, Manhattan Co., Consolidated Gas Co.,
Cayuga & Susquehanna R. R. Co., N. Y., Lackawanna
& Western R'y, Oswego & Syracuse R. R. Co., Syra-
cuse, Binghamton & N. Y. R. R. Co., Valley R. R.
Clubs: University, Metropolitan, St. Anthony, Racquet.
Down Town, Riding, Automobile of America. Resi-
dence: 45 E. 53d St. Address: 22 William St., N. Y.
City.

SLOANE, A. BALDWIN

Composer of music; b. Baltimore, Md., Aug. 28, 1878;
s. Francis James and Emma (Baldwin) Sloane; ed. by
private tutors and in public schools; m. N. Y. City,
Feb. 15, 1900, Mae Auwerda; one d., June Augusta, b.
1901. Composer: Jack and the Beanstalk, Excelsior,
Jr., Broadway to Tokio, King's Carnival, Sergeant
Kitty, The Mocking Bird, Lady Teazle (starred in by
Lillian Russell), Coming Thro' the Rye, The Ginger-
bread Man, etc. Episcopalian. Mem. Playwrights'
League. Clubs: Lambs, Baton. Address: 174 W. 79th
St., N. Y. City.

SLOANE, WILLIAM

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 18, 1873; s. John and
Adela (Berry) Sloane; grad. Yale Univ., 1895; m. N. Y.
City, 1904, Frances C. Crocker. Pres. and dir. W. & J.
Sloane; v.-p. and dir. Nairn Linoleum Co. (Kearny,
N. J.); trustee Bank for Savings in City of N. Y.,
Provident Loan Soc, Atlantic Mutual Ins. Co.; dir.
Alexander Smith & Sons Carpet Co. (Y'onkers), Bige-
low Carpet Co., Bank of Manhattan Co., Northern Pa-
cific R'y Co.; trustee Robert Coll. (Constantinople).
Mem. Soc. Colonial Wars, Delta Kappa Epsilon fra-
ternity. Clubs: University, Metropolitan, Union League,
Yale. Residence: Mount Kisco, N. Y. Address: 575
5th Av N. Y. City.

SLOANE, WILLIAM DOUGLAS

Merchant; m. Emily T. Vanderbilt. Trustee Guar-
anty Trust Co. U. S. Trust Co.; dir. W. & J. Sloane,
Central & South Am. Telegraph Co., Eastern Steel Co.,
Mahoning Coal R. R. Co., Nat. City Bank of N. Y.
Clubs: Racquet and Tennis, Metropolitan, Union
League, Union, Riding, N. Y. Yacht. Residence: 2 W.
52d St. Address: 575 5th Av., N. Y. City.

SLOCUM, JOEL BYRON

Clergyman; b. Mt. Hanley, Nova Scotia; s. Joel and
Irene (Huntington) Slocum; two g. granduncles served



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