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Ohio. Oct. 30, 1848; s. Henry and Lucinda (Salisbury)
Smith; ed. in private school in Detroit, Rensselaer
Poly. Inst., Troy, N. Y., and Ecole Central des Ar's et
Manufactures, Paris, M. E ; m. Newark, Ohio. Feb. 5,
1879, Ella A. Moore (died Nov. 7, 1901); m. 2d, Nov. 26,
1903, Annie Coffin. Engaged in eng'ring work in
Hocking Valley coal mines and the building of blast
furnaces in Ohio until 1880; then located in Detroit
as consulting eng'r and expert in patent litigation;
since 189S in N. Y. City. Mem. and former pres. Am.
Soc. Meoh. Eng'rs; charter mem. Am. Inst. Elec.
Eng'rs, Detroit Eng'ring Soc. Societe des Ingenieurs
Civils de France. Republican: Presbyterian. Mem.
Nat. Geog. Soc, A. A. A. S.. Ohio Soc. of N. Y. Clubs:
Machinery, Engineers. Address: 90 West St., N. Y.
City.
SMITH, JOHN TALBOT

Clergyman, author; b. Saratoga, N. Y., Sept. 22,
1855; academic ed'n in Albany, N. Y., divinity in St.
St. Michael's Coll., Toronto, On't.; received LL.D. degree
from Mount St. Mary's Coll., Emmittsburg, Md., and
from Notre Dame Univ., Indiana. Catholic missionary
in the Adirondacks, 1881-1889; editor N. Y. Catholic
Review, 1889-1892. Author: A Woman of Culture,
18S1; Solitary Island, 18S4; IHis Honor the Mayor, 1S91;
Sarartac, 1893; The Training of a Priest, 1896; The
Chaplain's Sermons. 1896; Brother Azarias, 1897;
Lenten Sermons, 1899; The Black Cardinal. 1900; The
Man W.ho Vanished, 1905; History of the Catholics of
Xew Y'ork, 2 volumes, 1907. Magazine contb'r; lec-
turer. Address: Dobb's Ferry, N. Y.

SMITH, KING

Real estate; b. N. Y. City; s. Nathaniel Stevens and
Mamie (King) Smith; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B., 1905;
m. 1912, Grace S. Brewster. Served 8 years in 7th
Reg't, N.G.N.Y. Mem. Delta Upsilon fraternity, Nat.
Geog. Soc Clubs: Harvard, West Side' Tennis, 7th
Reg't Tennis, Delta Upsilon. Residence: 170 W. 73d
st. Address: 20 Broad St., N. Y. City.

SMITH, L. BERTRAND

Real estate; b. Favettville, N. Y., Dec. 12, 1863; s.
Piatt H. and Katharine (Snell) Smith; ed. Peekskill
Mil. Acad.; m. 1st, Syracuse, N. Y., 1885, Ladye L. Hall; 2d,
Brooklyn, N. Y., 1896 Florence Eugene Rector; chil-
dren: Katharine, Howard, Malcom. Treas. of Realty
Trust from its org'n; 1st lieut. 2d Signal Corps, Sept.
5, 1894; 1st lieut. Troop C, N. G. N. Y., 1896; capt. Troop
C, 1898. Trustee Brevoort Savings Bank; v.-p. and
dir. Smith Visible Typewriter Co., dir. N. Y. Tartar
Co., Matilda Ziegler Publishing Co. for the Blind. Mem.
Soc. of Colonial Wars, Long Island Hist. Soc, Nat.
Geog. Soc , Mil. Order of Loyal Legion of U. S., Sons
of Revolution. War of 1812, Pilgrims of U. S., Soc. of
Onondagas. Clubs: Crescent Athletic. Flushing Coun-
try. Address: 35 McDonough St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

SMITH, LEONARD B.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, 1873; s. Eugene and Kath-
arine Wadsworth (Bacon) Smith; grad. Yale, A.B.,
1S94; N. Y. Law Sen., LL.B., 1896 (with honor); unmar-
ried. In partnership with Frank Julian Price under firm
name of Price & Smith, 1S97-1908. Since 1908 in part-
nership with Theron G. Strong and Theron R. Strong
under firm name of Strong, Smith & Strong. Mem.
Squadron A for 9 years. Comm'd Feb. 25, 1913, 1st
lieut. Ordnance Dep't, N.O.N.Y and attached to 1st
Reg't Field Art'y. Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of
N Y. Clubs: Yale. Squadron A. Residence: 39 W.
6Sth St. Address: 49 Wall St., N. Y. City.



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SMITH, LLOYD WADDELL

Banker; s. George Washington and S. Alice (Wad-
dell) Smith; grad. Phillips Andover Acad., 1892; Yale
Univ., Ph.B., 1895; Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1898.
Formerly partner in N. W. Harris & Co.; now v.-p.
Harris, Forbes & Co., bankers and dealers in bonds.
Democrat; Prtsby'n. Mem. New Jersey State Chamber
of Commerce, Kappa Omega Alpha and Book and
Snake Soc, Phi Delta Phi fraternity. Clubs: Yale
Lawyers. Residence: Madison, N. J. Address: 56
William St., N. Y. City.

SMITH, LOUIS GROSS

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 26, 1872; s. Samuel
Street and Mary Taylor (Gross) Smith; m. Dec. 1, 19U4
Emily Ashton Hurry; children: Crosby Tuttle, Dorothea
Street and Mary Taylor (Gross) Smith; m. Dec. 1, 1904
7th Reg't, N.G.N.Y. Mem. St. Nicholas Soc, Sons of
Revolution, Chamber of Commerce. Recreation: Horse-
back riding. Clubs: Union, St. Nicholas. Address: 52
Beaver St., N. Y. City.

SMITH, MABELL SHIPPIE CLARKE

Writer, editor; b. Boston, Nov. 14, 1864; d. Edward
Augustus and Frances Dexter (Young) Clarke; grad.
Boston Univ., A.B., 1S87; Univ. of N. C, AM 1905- m
1st, Oct. 17, 1891, 'F. Alaric Pelton; 2d, Oct.' 22 1907'
w?^! es Ra venal Smith. On staff Chautauquan, Oct
1909; ass t editor since July 1, 1910. Editor: Studies
in Dickens, 1910, Dickens Day by Day, 1911. Author-
h,Z ari rX eel ? ar n ' 150 . s ' The Spirit of French Letters^
1912; Twenty Centuries of Paris, 1913. Episcopalian.
Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sororitv
Colonial Dames, Mayflower Descendants, D. A. R
Club: Women's University. Residence: 39 E. 10th St
Address: 23 Union Sq., N. Y. City.

SMITH, MERRITT HAVILAND

Civil engineer; b. N. Y. City, May 21, 1862; s. Mer-
ritt Haviland and Mary Adelia (Howard) Smith; ed.
common schools and by private tutors, Military Sch.,
Yonkers, N. Y., Penn. Mil. Coll.. C.E., 1880; m. Yonkers,
N. Y., Dec. 31, 1890, Maude M. Underhill: children:
Merritt Haviland, Jr., b. 1891; Roderick Wray (de-
ceased). Studied law, 1880-1881; eng'r with Pitts-
burgh & Western R.R., 1881-1884; Pittsburgh, on loca-
tion and construction of Pittsburgh Junction RR,
1884-1889; eng'r with N. Y. City Dep't of Public
Works, Croton Aqueduct; eng'r with Comptroller.
N. Y. City, 1894-1906; dep't eng'r N. Y. Board of Water
Supply, in charge of Southern aqueduct Dep't, Catskill
Aqueduct, Mar., 1906-Mar., 1910; noiw deupty chief
eng'r B'd of Water Supply N. Y. City. Dir. Underhill
Land & Improvement Co., Park Comm'r city of Yon-
kers, 1900-1902; Police Comm'r city of Yonkers. sec. and
treas. of dep't. 1905-1906. Mem. Co. F, 7th Reg't.
N.G.N.Y., 1880-18S9; Squadron A, N.G.N.Y., 1895 to 1907,
retiring as capt. 1st Troop in that org'n; recomm'd
capt. 1st N. Y. Cav., Feb., 1912; lieut.-col. since Mav,
1912. In 1898 and 1899 capt. and major 1st U. S. Vol.
Eng'rs, serving in Porto Rico with Gen. Miles. Mem.
Am. Soc. C- E., N. Y. Chamber of Commerce. Recrea-
tions: Horseback riding and rambling. Clubs: Squad-
ron A, Railroad. Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

SMITH, MORTON WISTAR

Wine importer; b. Staten Island, N. Y., June 23, 1872;
s. Col. Richard Penn and Lucy Piper (Woods) Smith;
attended St. Austin's and Hawkins Schs., Staten Island;
m. Stamford, Conn., April 17, 1907, Marie Natalie Lamp;
children: Lucy Woods, b. 1908; Wistaria Morton, b.
1910; Marie Moore, b. 1912. Partner in firm of Roose-
velt & Schuyler, wine importers. On "Atlantic" in
trans-Atlantic race for Kaiser's Cup, 1905, won in
record time; sailed on "Atlantic" in all her races.
Original first whip of Richmond County hounds, 1886-
1896. Mem. S. A. R., Soc. of Am. Wars, Loyal Legion,
Sons of Veterans. Mason. Recreations: Yachting,
polo, shooting, fishing, tennis. Clubs: Lambs (mem.
B'd of Dirs.) N. Y. Yacht, N. Y. Athletic. Pilgrims,
(N. Y.), Larchmont Yacht (fleet capt.. 1905-1910), Co-
lumbia Yacht, Atlantic Yacht, Staten Island Polo (or-
ganizer and capt., 1889-1905), Armv and Navv (Wash-
ington, D. G), Racquet (Philadelphia). Pilgrims (Don-
don). Residence: 509 West End Av., and Southport,
Conn. Address: 99 Pearl St., N. Y. City.

SMITH, MUNROE

Teacher of law; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 8, 1854; s.
Horatio Southgate (M.D.) and Susan Dwight (Munroe)
Smith; ed. Polytechnic Inst., Brooklyn, 1864-1870; Am-
herst Coll., A.B., 1874, A.M., 1880; Columbia Univ., LL.
B 1877, hon. LL.D., 1904; Berlin, Leipzig and Gbttin-
gen Univs., 1S77-1880; J.U.D., 1880, Gottingen; hon.
J. D. Louvain, 1909; m., Philadelphia, April 17, 1S90,
Gertrude Huidekoper; one d.; Gertrude Munroe Smith,
b. 1891. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1877; lecturer on Ro-
man law and inst'r history, Columbia, 1880; adj. prof.,



1883; prof, of Roman law and comparative jurispru-
dence since 1891. Lecturer in Georgetown University
Law School, Washington, D. C, since 1901: Henry
Ward Beecher lecturer, Amherst College, 1906; editor
Political Science Quarterly since 1886. Author: Bis-
marck and German Unity, Macmillan, 2d ed. 1910;
contb'r to various cyclopedias, magazines, etc., on hist,
and legal subjects. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.;
trustee Acad. Polit. Science, N. Y.; hon. mem. Istituto
del diritto Romano, Catania, Italy; mem. .Council and
treas., Am. Copyright League. Club: Century Ass'n.
Address: Columbia University, N. Y. City.

SMITH, ORMOND G.

Publisher; b. N. Y. City, 1860; s. Francis S. and Mary
Jellette (Duff) Smith; ed. England and France and
finished at Harvard Univ. class of 1883; m. Dec. 29,
1899, Grace Hewitt Pellette. Senior mem. publishing
firm Street & Smith. Pres. Ainslee Magazine Co., Smith
Publishing Co. Mem. Soc. War of 1812. Clubs: Metro-
politan, Racquet, Riding, Sewanahaka Yacht, Ardsley.
Address: 7 E. 78th St., N. Y. City.

SMITH, PHILIP LEES

Banker; b. Worcester, Mass., 1874; s. John Edwin
and Eliza (Lees) Smith; ed. Groton Sch. Harvard
Coll., A.B.; m. Geneva, N. Y., 1901, Belle Webster; four
children. Purchased seat in N. Y. Stock Exchange,
1902; head of firm Barbour & Co., bankers. Club: Har-
vard. Residence: Short Hills, X. J. Address: 25 Broad
St., N. Y.

SMITH, ROBERT A. C.

Capitalist; b. Dover, 1857; s. Gilbert and Emily
Smith; ed. Cadiz, Spain; Folkstone and London, Eng. ;
m. Brooklyn, 1882, Alice S. Williams. Pres. and dir.
Am. Mail S. S. Co., Albany Southern R. R. Co.; dir.
Brothers Valley Coal Co., Conn. R'y & Lighting Co.;
dir. Holmes Electric Protective Co., New Niquero
Sugar Co., Havana Tobacco Co., H. de Cabanas y Car-
bajal. Reappt'd Comm'r of Docks by Mayor Mitchel.
Jan. 1, 1914. Clubs: Union League, Automobile of
America, Lotos, N. Y. Yacht, Aero of America, Law-
yers, Republican, Midday, Field, Manhattan. Country,
Turf and Field, Larchmont Yacht (N. Y.), Metropoli-
tan (Washington, D. C), Greenwich Country, Oakland
Golf. Address: 100 Broadway, N. Y. City.

SMITH, ROBERT L.

Mfr; b. Washingtonville, N. Y., Feb. 2, 1871; s. Rob-
ert C. and Sarah C. (Sagrave) Smith; ed. N. Y. public
schs.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1910, Grayce May
Suling. Pres. and treas. New York Bath Mf'g Co., also
transfer ag't. Democrat. Mem. Am. Soc. for Preven-
tion of Cruelty to Animals; Elks, Royal Arch Mason,
Knight Templar, v.-p. N. Y. Team Owners' Ass'n.
trustee Nat. Team Owners' Ass'n. Residence: 156
Sterling PI., Brooklyn. Address: 103 Chambers St.,
X. Y. City.

SMITH, ROBERT SHUFELDT

Army officer; b. Stamford, Conn., Feb. 4, 1861; s.
Truman and Mary A. (Dickinson) Smith; ed. common
schs. of Stamford, Conn.; m. N. Y. City, April 30, 1907,
Bertha M. Warner. Mem. firm H. Dewing & Son, 1895-
1897. Travelled extensively in West Indies, 1890-1898;
Philippines, and around the world, 1900-1903: in Eu-
rope, 1907, and Philippines, 1910. Japan, 1912. En-
gaged in various business pursuits 1874-1898. Mem.
N. Y. Stock Exchange, 1895-1897. In U. S. Army since
May, 1898, as private Co. G, 8th N. Y. Vols.; major and
paymaster of vols., 1898-1901; capt. and paymaster,
U.S.A., 1901-1903; major and paymaster, 1903-1912;
major q.-m., since 1912. Served in Cuba, 1898-1900; in
Philippines, 1900-1902, and 1910-1913. Republican;
Episcopalian. Recreations: Riding, boating, automo-
biles. Clubs: Union League, New York, Columbia
University, Country, Indianapolis. Address: Fort Ben-
jamin Harrison, Ind.

SMITH, RODNEY

Brig.-gen. U.S.A., retired: b. Orwell, Vt., Jan. 3, 1829;
s. Israel and Delia (Ferguson) Smith; ed. Univ. of Vt.;
m. Sept. 22, 1875, Julia Ellen Coates, of Peru, 111.:
one d., Eleanor Rodney. Enlisted in Army during Civil
War, and afterwards received apptm't to regular ser-
vice through Pres. Lincoln; advanced to maj. pay-
master, Feb. 23, 1864; lieut.-col., dep. paymaster gen.,
Jan. 24, 1881; col., ass't paymaster gen., Dec. S, 1886;
retired as ass't paymaster gen. with rank of brig.-gen.,
in N. Y. City, 1893. Address: Florence, Italy.

SMITH, ST. JOHN

Broker; b. Portland. Me., Apr. 21, 1876; a. James Hop-
kins and Frances (Goodenow) Smith; grad. Han d
Univ., A.B., 1898, A.M., 1S99, DL.B., 190i m Ami i.
Mass., May 23, 1908, Florence Elizabeth Howla id: chil-
dren: Frances St. John. b. 1909: St. .] n, I: b. 1910.
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Freeman & Co.. 1905; mem. Arm Morris & Smith since
1906. Residence: 129 E. 70th St. Address: 15 Wall
St., N. Y. City.

SMITH, SAMUEL R.

Banker: b. Merrick, N. Y., June 2S, 1SG2; s. Carman
and Ruthella Smith: ed. Freeport Acad., Rockville
Centre In3t., matriculated at N. Y. Univ., but dropped
out on account of ill health; m. Freeport, N. Y., 1S85,
Ella, d. Rev. C. F. Boynton; children: Harold W., b.
18S7, Marjorie B., b. 1S94. Engaged in gen. merchan-
dise business in N. Dak., 1S82-1SSS; engaged in bank-
ing at Drayton, N. Dak., since 1S87, at Far Rockaway,
N. Y., since 1SSS; now pres. Bank of Long Island. Ex-
pres. B'd of Ed'n. Freeport, N. Y. Dir. Mf'rs Commer-
cial Co.; Farish Stafford Co., N. Y.; treas. and dir. Met.
Safe Deposit Co. Methodist. Pres. Methodist Social
Union, Brooklyn; mem. S. A. R. Clubs: Lawyers,
Freeport, South Shore Yacht. Address: Freeport, L. I.,
X. Y

SMITH, TERRY

Lawyer; b. Houston, Texas, Sept. 9, 1S60; s. Benjamin
J. and Laura C. (Stafford) Smith; ed. high sch., Hous-
ton, Texas; unmarried. Engaged in practise since
admission to bar, making specialty of commercial
law. Dir. N. Y. Independent Meat Co., Arthur Janes
Co., Athenia Land Co., Rutherford Land Co. Demo-
crat. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Southern Soc.
Clubs: Xorthport Gun, Orchard Lake. Residence: 544
W. 157th St. Address: 257 Broadway, N. Y. City.

SMITH, THOMAS FRANKLIN

Physician; b. N. Y. City, April 26, 1S33; s. John T. S.
and Amelia (Franklin) Smith; grad. N. Y. Medical
Coll., M.D., 1S60: served in med. service of U. S. A.
about a year and a half; m. N. Y. City, Aug. 1, 1854,
Emma Louisa Clark; children: Anna, b. May 30, 1855,
Amelia, b. Aug. 30, 1S57, Halsev Kellogg, b. Aug. 29,
1859, Carrie, b. Oct. 12, 1866 (died July 30, 1867),
Bertha, b. Aug. 25, 1S70, Carroll Dunham, b. Sept. 2,
1872. Has been abroad once, visited Italy, Switzer-
land, France and England. Has been mem. Mount
Morris Bapt. Ch. since 1S65, a deacon in that church
since 1S6S, its church clerk since 1S71; asso. sup't of
its Bible Sch. about 30 years; clerk of the Southern
N. Y. Bapt. Ass'n since 1S91. Served 3% years as
mem. Co. C, 7th Reg't N. G. N. Y., and about ten years
as surgeon on staff of, Sth Reg't, N. G. N. Y.; has been
U. S. examining surgeon for pensions since 1S67. Ex-
aminer in lunacy; visiting physician of Met. Hosp.,
Blackwells Island, since 1875. Republican (voted for
Fremont). Mem. Hamilton Post G. A. R. and its chap-
lain since its organization, 18S4; war veteran of the
7th Reg't. Charter mem. Internat. Hahnemanian
Ass'n, senior mem. of Am. Inst, of Homoeopathy and
its treas. since 1892. Mem. N. Y. State Homoe. Med.
Soc, mem. N. Y. County Homce. Med. Soc. Mg'r N. Y.
Ass'n for Improving Condition of the Poor; dir. and
v.-p. The Jennie Clarkson Home for Children. Recrea-
tions: Rowing, walking, bicycling. Clubs: Quill, Clini-
cal, Bavard Medical. Address: 264 Lenox Av., N. Y.
City.

SMITH, WALTER LLOYD

Judge Appellate Div. Supreme Court; b. Elmira, N.
T., April IS, 1S56; s. H. Boardman and Ellen H. Smith;
ed. Princeton, A.B., 1S77; m. Elmira, N. Y., 1893, Jessie
Gonzales. Studied law in offices in Elmira, N. Y.,
1S77-1S79; admitted to bar, 1879-1S88; elected 1S88, re-
elected 1902, on Rep. ticket, as justice Supreme Court
of N. Y., from 6th Judicial Dist., present term expir-
ing Dec. 31, 1916; now serving as presiding justice
Appellate Div. Supreme Court in Third Dep't. Clubs:
Ft. Orange (Albany); Elmira City, University, Prince-
ton. Address: Elmira, X. Y.

SMITH, WILLIAM MASON

Lawyer; b. Charleston, S. C, Nov. 15, 1S74; s. D. E.
Huger and Caroline (Ravenel) Smith; grad. Univ. of
Va., B.A., and M.A., 1895; m. Nov. S, 1906, Mary Allen
Evans, d. Allen Evans, of Philadelphia. Partner in
law firm of Van Vorst, Marshall & Smith. Dir. 2Sth
St. Co. Dem. and Citizens' Union candidate for mem.
of Assembly from 29th Assembly Dist. (Manhattan),
1905; defeated by Fred J. Wells; ex-mem. Squadron A.
Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Chi Phi, Phi Delta
Phi, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Southern Soc, Soc of the
Cincinnati. Clubs: University, Reform, Richmond
Countv Country, Squadron A. Address: 25 Broad St.,
N. Y. City.

SMITH, WILLIAM NEIL

Architect; b. X. Y. City. Jan. 30, 1878; s. Alexander
and Elizabeth (Keilbash) Smith; ed. by private tutors
and abroad; m. All Saints' Episcopal Ch., Attleboro,
Mass., April 25, 190S, Caroline Whiteway Shapley, of



Devonshire, Eng. Began practise as arcihtect, 1901.
Traveled throughout the Middle and Pacific States,
1900, studying Am. domestic architecture. Traveled
through Europe in 1907, to prepare articles and book
on Country Houses Abroad. Has executed important
work throughout U. S. ; in 1903 passed examination to
become eligible to compete for U. S. public bld'g under
Tarsney Act. Illustrated for Scribners and Century
Magazines. Has written architectural magazine arti-
cles for American Homes and Gardens, Delineator,
The New Idea and Designer. Mem. Architectural
League of X. Y. Clubs: Lambs. Tuscarora (Lockport,
N. 1'.). Address: 101 Park Av., N. Y. City.

SMITH, WILLIAM NELSON

Elec. eng"r; b. Brattlebcro, Vt., June 5, 186S; s Rev.
Francis W. and Laura (Fay) Smith; grad. Sibley
Coll., Cornell Univ., M.E., 1890; m. Watertown, N. Y.,
Sept. 2S, 1897, Fanny L. Tilden; children: Francis W.,
b. 1S99, Harriet K., b. 1903. Eng'r and constr. electric
railways; since 1898 with Westinghouse, Church, Kerr
& Co., N. Y. City, including electrification of the Pa.
R. R. X. Y. Terminal, Long Island R. R.. Erie R. R., and
Edison Elec Illuminating Co. Inventor Smith Grip
Insulator Pin. Author of various technical articles
and professional papers on electric railway subjects.
Mem. Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs. Address: 39 Boylston
St., Boston, Mass.

SMITHERS, FRANCIS S.

Retired broker; m. Mabel Smithers; 2d v.-p. and dir.
Broad Exchange Co.; trustee Am. Bank Note Co.; dir.
Alliance Realty Co., J. G. White & Co. (incorporated);
Western Kentucky Coal Co., North Am. Co., Detroit
Edison Co., Eastern Michigan Edison Co., Netherlands
Tramways Corp'n, United R'ys Investment Co.. Mil-
waukee Elec. R'y Light Co., Milwaukee Light, Heat &
Traction Co., Wis. Edison Co., Inc.; mem. Charity
Org'n of N. Y., East Side House Settlement; St. John's
Guild, St. George's Soc, Met. Museum of Art, N. Y.
Zool. Soc Clubs: Metropolitan, Down Town, Ardsley,
X. Y. Yacht, Seawarohaka-Corinthian Yacht, Auto-
mobile of America, City Midday, Piping Rock. Resi-
dence: 180 W. 59th St. Address: 44 Exchange PI.,
N. Y. City.

SMYTH, FRANCIS

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, June 29, 1870; s. Bernard and
Margaret C. (Smith) Smyth; grad. Coll. City of X. Y.,
A.B., class of 1891 (mem. Phi Beta Kappa); X. Y. Law
Sch., LL.'B., class of 1S93; m. X. Y. City, June 14, 1S97,
Grace Hovey Foster. Mem. firm Strong & Cadwalader.
Mem. Ass'n, Bar Citv of N. Y. Club: Alpha Delta Phi.
Residence: 46 E. 64th St., N. Y. Citv; (summer), West
Islip, L. I. Address: 40 Wall St.. X. Y. City.

SMYTH, NATHAN AYER

Lawyer; b. Quincy, 111., May 29, 1S76; s. Rev. New-
man and Anna M. (Ayer) Smyth; grad Phillips Acad.,
Andover; Y'ale Coll., A.B. 1897 (second in class), A.M.
1900; Y'ale Law Seh., LL.B., 1900; m. Norfolk, Conn.,
Sept. 2S, 1907, Kathleen L. Bulkier; children:- Kath-
leen Bulkley, b. 1909; William, b. 1910; Elizabeth Mel-
lick, b. 1912. Employed in law office of Reed, Simp-
son, Thacher & Barnum, 1900; deputy ass't dist. att'y,
X. Y. County, 1902-1905; ass't dist att'y, X. Y. Countv,
1906-1909; mem. firm Gerard & Smyth since 1910.
Asso. counsel Curran Investigating Com. V.-p. Aeom
Realty Co.; treas. and dir. Old Lyceum Bld'g Co.
Served in Spanish-Am. War as able seaman and act-
ing q.m., U. S. X. (from Conn. Naval Reserves). Sec.
Citizens' Municipal Com. of N. Y. City, 1913. Demo-
crat; elder in Madison Av. Presby'n Ch. Mem. Ass'n
Bar City of X. Y., X. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, X. Y.
State Bar Ass'n. Mem. exec. com. Civil Service Re-
form Ass'n; dir. Legal Aid Soc., mem. Corns, on Crim-
inal Courts and Bureau of Advice and Information of
Charity Org'n 'Soc; mem. B"d of Govs. X. Y. Skin and
Cancer Hosp. Recreations: Tennis, golf. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Manhattan. Recess. Richmond County Coun-
try. Residence: Dongan Hills, S. I. Address: 60
Broadway, X". Y. City.

SNELL, HENRY BAYLEY

Artist; b. Richmond, Surrey, England, Sept. 29, 185S;
s. Edward and Elizabeth Snell; ed. in art at Art Stu-
dents' League, X. Y. City; m. X. Y. City, 1888, Florence
Francis. Professionally engaged in X. Y. City as
artist painter in oils and water colors; was several
years an asso. and since 1906 has been an academician
Nat. Acad, of Design; was ass't dir. fine arts to U. S.
Comm'n to Paris Exp'n of 1900, receiving there dec-
oration of Officier de l'Acad&mie and Cfficier de l'ln-
struction Pu'blique. His works, hung in various
exp'ns, have received many favorable awards, includ-
ing the gold medal of Philadelphia Art Club; hon.
mention, 'Paris Exp'n, 1900; silver medals at Pan-Am.



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Exp'n, 1901, and La. Purchase Exp'n, 1904. Mem. and
pres. N. Y. Water Color Club; mem. Am. Water Color
Soc. Address: 352 W. 42d St., N. Y. City.

SNIFFEN, CULVER C.

Brig.-gen., U. S. A., retired; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 1,
1844; s. John and Margaret M. (Thompson) Sniffen;
received academical ed'n; m. Kansas City, Mo., June
26, 1909, Zenobia Blanche Richardson. Chief paymas-
ter, 5th Army Corps, Santiago, Cuba, and Montauk
Point, L. I., Aug 1, 1898, to Sept. 8, 1898; ass't sec.
to Pres. U. S. Grant. March 4, 1873, to March 3, 1877;
major and paymaster, U. S. A., March 3, 1877; lieut.-
col. and deputy paymaster-gen., U. S. A., March 31,
1899; col. and ass't paymaster-gen., IU. S. A., May 3,
1901, and chief paymaster, Dep't of the East; brig.-
gen. and paymaster-gen., <U. S. A., Sept. 11, 1906.
Mem. S. A. R (Empire State), Mil. Order Foreign
Wars (Pa. Commandery). Clubs: Army and Navy
(N. Y. City), Army and Navy, Nat. Press (Washing-
ton, ID. C). Address: The Ontario, Washington, D. C.

SNOW, CHARLES HENRY

Dean S'ch. of Applied Science, N. Y. Univ.; b. N. Y.
City, March 24, 1863; s. Charles W. and Mary A. Smith;
ed. Chapin Collegiate Sch., N. Y. Univ., C.E., 1886; Sc.D.,
Western Univ. of Pa. (now Univ. of Pittsburgh), 1895;
m. Roxbury, N. Y., May 19, 1897, Alice Northrop, of
Irvington-.on-Hudson, N. Y. Engaged in civil and
mining eng'ring practice since 1SS6; dean N. Y. Univ.
Sch. >of Applied Science since 1897. Mem. Am. Inst.
Mining Eng'rs (dir. 1905-1908), Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs,
Soc. Mayflower Descendants. Author: The Principal
Species of Wood, 1903, revised and enlarged 1907;
Paints and Varnishes Applied to Surfaces of Wood,
1906; Preservatives Applied to Water Woods, 1907;
Marine Wood-borers, 1908; Insect AVood-borers, 1908.
Residence (summer): Roxbury, Delaware Co. Ad-
dress: University Heights, X. Y. City.

SNOW, ELBRIDGE GERRY

Pres. Home Ins. Co.; b. Barkhamsted, Conn., Jan. 22,
1841; ed. dist. and high schools and grad. Fort Ed-
ward Inst.; m. AVaterbury, Conn., Sept. 5, 1S65, Frances
J. Thompson. After leaving school, studied law, and
later entered insurance agency in Con. ; in 1862 be-
came clerk in main office of the Home Ins. Co., where
remained nine years; became State agent of the com-
pany for Mass., and also, with J. Edward Hollis, in
insurance firm of Hollis & Snow; represented several
other companies as local agent in Boston until 1885,
when came again to N. Y. City as secretary of the
Home Ins. Co., and subsequently v. -p. and pres. of
the company, which office now holds. Dir. Am. Ex-
change Nat. Bank, Fourth Nat. Bank and Home Ins.
Co.; trustee N. Y. Life Ins. Co. and other N. Y. corp'ns.
Mem. Am. Museum of Natural History, New England
Soc, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Municipal Art
Soc, Mayflower Soc, Chamber of Commerce, Founders
and Patriots of America, Colonial Soc, Sons of Revo-
lution, Historical Soc, Horticultural Soc, Geographical
Soc, Met. Museum of Art, Botanical Garden, Zool. Soc,



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