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P. O. Elks, and Maccabees. Clubs: Town and Gown,
City, Country (Ithaca). Address: 1 Fountain PL,
Ithaca. X. Y.

BLOOD, SYLVESTER L.

Stockbroker: to. Ballston Spa., X. Y., June. 1844- s.
Albert P. and Margaret Jane (Thurber) Blood- ' m.
Ballston. Jan.. 1869, Elizabeth M. Squires. Began 'busi-
ness career 1867: stockbroker in N. Y. City; now mem.
S. L. Blood & Co. Clubs: N. Y. Yacht, Lotos, Atlanta
Yacht, Hamilton (Brooklyn). Crescent. Athletic. Resi-
dence: 273 Henry St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: BB
Broadway, N. Y. City.

ELOODGOOD, ROBERT FANSHAWE

Artist; b. X. Y. City: s. Simeon DeWitt and Eliza
(Van Schaick) Bloodgood; ed. X. Y. public schs., Coll.
City of N. Y., Nat. Acad. Design Schs., Art Students'
League: m. Trinity Chapel, N. Y. City, Jan. 22 1889,
Eloise Pirsson; children: John Van Schaick, b. 1890:
Eloise Pirsson. to. 1891. One of founders Art Students-
League of N. Y., and v.-p. and business dir. several
years. Republican: Episcopalian. Mem. Mus. of Nat.
Hist., Bronx Park Zool. Soc. Sons of Revolution.
Recreations: Tennis, motoring, golf. Clubs: Centurv,
Nat. Arts, N. Y. Athletic. Salmagundi, N. Y. Etching.
Address: 67 E. 56th St., N. Y. City.
BLOOMINGDALE, EMANUEL WATSON

Born Rome. N. Y., Nov. 25. 1S52; s. Benjamin and
Hannah (Weil) Bloomingdale; grad. Columbia LL.B.,
1877; m. N. Y. City. Jan. 3, 1887, Adele Bernheimer;
one d.: Marion H. Practised law until 1883; in large
dep't store until 1905. Has acted as receiver of many
corp'ns and firms; dir. and mem. Insurance Com.,
F,quitaible Life Assurance Soc. of the U. S.. pres Pa-
von la Trading Co. Republican. Presidential elector,
1900 (McKinley and Roosevelt); Interstate Bridge
comm'r; mem. Hudson Ter-Centenarv Com.- Com of
Seventy (1894): treas. Election Laws Improvement
Assn. Mem. Columbia Coll. Alumni Ass'n; trustee Mc-
Kinley Nat. Memorial: mem. B'd of Mg'rs and on Exec.
Com.. House of Refuge. N. Y. City; honorary pres Re-
tail Dry Goods Ass'n. Clubs: Lotos, Republican. Rail-
road. Residence: 42 W. 69th St. Address: 115 Broad-
way, X. Y. City.

BLOOMINGDALE, HIRAM C.

Merchant; b. X. Y City. 1875: s. Lyman G. and
Hattie (Collentoerger) Bloomingdale: ed Columbia
Coll.; married. Mem. firm of Bloomingdale Bros., con-
.rnJVF c?. ep V i tor ^ at Lexington to 3d Av., and 59th
to 60th St., X. Y. City; sec and dir. Erhard Piano Co ;
air. Arcade Realty Co , and identified with other busi-
ness interests in X. Y. City. Address: Bloomingdale
Bros.. 59th St. and 3d Av., N. Y. City.

BLOOMINGDALE, SAMUEL J.

Merchant; b N Y City, June 17. 1873; s. Lyman G.

and Hattie (Collentoerger) Bloomingdale; grad. Co-



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



lumbia Coll. (Sch, of Architecture), B.S., 1901. Mem.
firm of Bloomingdale Bros., department store; dir.
Hudson Oil Co.. Hudson Realty Co., Arcade Realty
Co., Woodmere Realty Co., Erhard Piano Co., Syden-
ham Hosp.. N. Y. City; Bloomingdale Bros. Mutual
Aid Soc. Clubs: Salmagundi, City Athletic, Criterion,
Harmonie, Hollywood Golf. Address: Bloomingdale
Bros., 3d Av. and 59th St.. N. Y. City.

BLOSSOM, HENRY

Author, playwright; b. St. Louis, Mo., May 10, 1866;
s. Henry Martyn and Susan (Brigham) Blossom; ed.
Washington Univ., St. Louis, Mo. Democrat; Presby'n.
Author: The Documents in Evidence; Checkers, a
Hard-Luck Story. Plays: Checkers (dramatized from
book of same name); The Yankee Consul; M'lle Mo-
diste; The Red Mill; Miss Philura. Clubs: Lambs,
Players, Larchmont Yacht; also St. Louis Club (St.
Louis, Mo.). Address: The Lambs Club, 128 W. 44th
St., N. Y. City.

BLUM, EDWARD CHARLES

Merchant; b. N. Y. City; s. Adolph and Ida Blum;
ed. colleges in Germany and France; m. Florence
Abraham; children: Alice I., b. 1895; Robert Edward,
b. 1899. Mem. firm of Abraham & Straus, Brooklyn,
N. Y. V.-p. Abrast Realty Co.; treas. Flatbush Av.
Realty Co.; trustee Kings County Trust Co., Security
Safe Deposit Co., Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and Sci-
ences. Republican. Pres. Jewish Hosp. of Brook-
lyn; dir. Juvenile Probation Ass'n, Brooklyn Feder-
ation of Jewish Charities, Brooklyn League. Mem.
N. Y. State Probation Comm'n, Fire Island State Park
Comm'n, N. Y. Chamber of Commerce: Clu'bs: Brook-
lyn (dir.), Montauk (dir.), Islip Polo (dir.), Riding
and Driving (Brooklyn), South Side Yacht, South
Shore Field, and City Cluib of N". Y. Address: Care
Abraham & Straus, 422 Fulton St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

BOARDMAN, ALBERT B.

Lawyer; b. N. Y.; grad. Yale, 1873; m. N. Y. City,
Gertrude Bonner: one son, Philip W. (Yale, 1907).
Admitted to. N. Y. Bar, and formed, with Benjamin
F. Tracy and Thomas C. Piatt, firm of Tracy, Board-
man & Piatt; later* firm of Boardman, Piatt & Soley,
and now O'Brien, Boardman & Piatt. V.-p. and dir.
Central Hudson Steamboat Co.; dir. Davies Textile Co.,
Thompson-Starrett Co. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.
Clubs: Union League, University, Down Town, N. Y.
Athletic, Garden City Golf, Manhattan. Residence:
40 W. 53d St. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y. City.

BOARDMAN, FRANCIS

Civil eng'r; b. Rutland, Vt., Aug. 15, 1875; s. "Will-
iam H and Henrietta Frances (Hall) Boardman; grad.
Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass., 1893; Yale Univ., A.B.,
1897; took post-grad, course in civil eng'ring Colum-
bia Univ.; m. Boston, Mass., June S, 1910, Anne Calef.
children: Elizabeth, b. Aug. 16, 1911; William Hall,
b. Oct. 22, 1912. Div. eng'r of Electric Div. of N. -Y.
Central & Hudson River R. R. ; was employed with
Detroit & Mackinac R'y, and West Virginia Store
Line. Dir. Simmons Boardman Publishing Co. Epis-
copalian. Mem. Am. R'y Eng'ring Ass'n; pres. River-
dale Health League; sec. and mem. Boy Scouts. Recre-
ations: Golf, fishing. Residence: Riverdale-on-Hud-
son. Address: Grand Central Terminal, N. Y. City.
BOAS, FRANZ

Anthropologist; b. Minden, Westphalia, July 9,
1S58; ed. Univ. of Heidelberg. Bonn and Kiel, 1877-
1881 (Ph.D., Kiel, 1881); LL.D., Clark Univ.; Sc.D ,
Oxon; made voyage to Baffin's Land, 18S3-1884; ass't
Royal Ethnol. Museum, Berlin; docent geography,
Univ. of Berlin. 1885-1886; ass't editor Science, 1885-
1888; docent anthropology, Clark Univ., 18S8-1S92;
chief ass't Dep't of Anthropology, World's Columbian
Exp'n, 1892-1894; lecturer anthropology, 1896-1899;
prof, anthropology since 1899, Columbia Univ. Ass't
curator, 1895-1900; curator anthropology, 1900-1905,
Am. Mus. Nat. Hist.; honorary philologist, Bureau Am.
Ethnology. Directed operations and publications,
Jesup North Pacific Expd'n. Mem. Nat. Acad. Sci-
ences: fellow A.A.A.S. (v.-p. 1894, 1907), Am. Eth-
nol. Soc, Am. Psychol. Ass'n, Am. Philos. Soc, N. Y.
Acad. Sciences; hon. fellow Anthropol. Inst., Great
Britain and Ireland; hon. mem. Anthropol. Soc of
Vienna; coTr. mem. Anthropol. Socs. of Berlin, Stock-
holm, Moscow, Paris, Rome, Washington and Am. An-
tiquarian and Numismatic Soc. Author: Baffin's Land,
The Central Eskimo (6th Annual Report Bureau Eth-
nology); Idianlsche Sagen von der Nordwestkiiste
Amerikas (Berlin); Chinook Texts: Social Organiza-
tion and Secret Societies of the Kwakiuti Indians:
Kathlamet Texts: The Eskimo of Baffin's Land and
Hudson Bay, 2 vols.: Kwakiuti Texts; Kwakiuti Eth-
nology; Tsimshian Texts; The Growth of Children:
Handbook of American Tndinn Languages; Changes
in the Bodily Form of tl> Unts of Immigrants;



also various reports to British Ass'n Advancement of
Science, and Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. Editor Journal of
American Folk-Lore, Publications of the American
Ethnological Society; Columbia University contb'nt.
to Anthropology. Residence: Grantwood, N. J. Ad-
dress: Columbia Univ., N. Y. City.

BOAS, HARRIET B. STERNFELD

Born Boston; d. Adolph and Charlotte Sternfeld;
ed. in N. Y. City; m. N. Y. City, March 20, 1888, Emil
Leopold Boas; one son, Herbert Allan. Mem. Sorosis,
Nat. Soc. N. E. Women, Nat. Alliance Unitarian Wom-
en. Has translated over forty songs from German
and French into English. Specially active in civic
work and devoted to musical interests. Clubs: Mac-
Dowel], N. Y. City History (trustee). Country resi-
dence: Bonniecrest, Greenwich, Conn. Address: The
Wyoming, Seventh Av. and 55th St., N. Y. City.

BOCK, FRANKLIN WILLIAM

Physician; b. Boston, Mass., Nov. 15, 1870; s. Valen-
tine and Angeline (Wohlforth) Bock; ed. Boston pub-
lic schs., prepared for college by private tutor; grad,
Med. Dep't Univ. of Pa., 1899; m. Churchville, N. Y.,
Aug. 28, 1898, Alice C. Savage; children: Margaret,
0. July 11, 1900 (died April 7, 1908); Robert Savage,
b. Oct. 27, 1902; Clara L., >b. June 27, 1912. House
physician and ear, nose and throat specialist of the
Jackson Health Resort of Dansville, N. Y., 1899-1903;
chief clinical ass't Golden Square Throat Hosp., Lon-
don, Eng., 1903-1904; in private practise at Rochester,
N. Y., since 1904. Dir. in United Charities. Fusion
candidate (Dem. and Progressive) for Sch. Comm'r,
1913. Progressive; Presby'n; elder Third Presby'n Ch.
Mem. Am. Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc, Monroe
Co. Med. Soc, Rochester Acad. Medicine; v.-p. Roch-
ester Ass'n of Workers for the Blind. Club: City.
Recreation: Golf. Address: 27 Rowley St., Rochester,
N. Y.

BODMAN, HERBERT L.

Grain merchant; b. Toledo, O., Nov. IS, 1880; s. Ed-
ward C. and Ida M. (Berdan) Bodman; removed to
N. Y., 1885; grad. Hill Sch., Yale Coll., A.B., 1905.
Mem. firm Milmine Bodman & Co., grain merchants.
Active in Citizens' Union; mem. Squadron A. V.-p.
Honest Ballot Ass'n. Clubs: City, Yale, Metropolitan.
Address: 401 Produce Exchange, N. Y. City.
BOEHM, HAROLD D.

Importer wall papers; b. Snow Hill, Md., May 15,
1878; s. Lewis Edward and Louisa Anne (Hack)
Boehm; grad. Snow Hill High Sch.; married; has
traveled all over England, France, Germany, Italy,
Mexico and the U. S. Pres. Boehm & Brown Corp'n
and Associated Importing Co. Episcopalian. Mem.
Md. Soc. of N. Y. Address: 320 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

BOEHM, WILLIAM HENRY

Mech. eng'r; b. Memphis, Tenn., Aug. 30, 1868; s.
Henry W. and Mary (Condron) Boehm; grad. Rens-
selaer Polytechnic Inst., B.S., 1891; Cornell Univ.,
M.M.E., 1893; m. Memphis, Tenn., Sept. 20, 1894, Addie
E. Thurston. Instr. mech. eng'ring, Washington Univ.,
St. Louis, 1894-1897; ass't mech. eng'r, St. Louis Water
Works, 1897-1898; prof. mech. eng'ring and dir. Dep't
Eng'ring, State Agr'l and Mech. Coll. of S. C, Clem-
son Coll., S. C, 189S-1901; sup't Dep't of Fly Wheel
Ins., Fidelity & Casualty Co. of N. Y. (organizer of
dep't), 1901-1907; since 1907 sup't Dep'ts of Steam
Boiler and Fly Wheel Ins. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech.
Eng'rs. Address: Fidelity & Casualty Co., 92 Liberty
St., N. Y. City.

boese', quincy ward

Lawyer; b. N Y. City, Oct. 29, 1865; s. Thomas and
Rebecca E. (Bamman) Boese; ed. Columbia Grammar
Sch., Columbia Sch. of Law; m. Omaha. Neb., Oct. 29,
1894, Louise Korval. Engaged in practise of law
since graduation. Traveled through various parts of
U. S and Europe. Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City
of N. Y. Clubs: Calumet, Automobile, Delta Kappa
Epsilon. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y. City.

BOGART, JOHN BION

Surgeon; b. Lower Granville, Annapolis Co., Nova
Scotia, Sept. 19. 1859; s. Capt. John Henrv and Caroline
Elizabeth (Croscup) Bogart; ed. Horton Acad, and
Acadia Univ., Wolfville, N. S., M.A. (Hon.), 1909; Pro-
vincial Normal Sch. Fredericton. N. B.; principal
King's St. Public Sch., St. Stephen, N. B., 1879-1881;
grad. Med. Dep't N. Y. Univ. 1SS4; interne New Haven
(Conn.) Hosp.. 14 months, receiving Hosp. diploma,
1S85; m. 1st. Montreal. Can., 1SS9, Maud Lewis (died
Jan. 13, 1905), 2nd, Brooklyn. 1912, Marion Corbit
Ricketts. Practising medicine in Brooklyn since May,
1885. Surgeon to Out-patient Dep't, 1SS5-1SSS; ass't
demonstrator of anatomy, 1SS6-1S91, L. I Coll. Hosp.;
ass't surgeon, 1887-1892: surgeon since 1S92, Methodist
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since 189b; Jewish Hosp., Brooklyn, since 1S9C; con-
sulting surgeon, Bushwuck Hosp., since 1890, and
Home ior Consumptives since 1900; Fellow Am. Coli.
of burgeons, 1913. Confb'r of surgical papers to pro-
ceedings of med. societies. Mem. Med. Soc County of
*- ln *: s -, Associated Physicians of L. I., Med. Soc. State
SL^ xj A i?,' Me o- Ass ' n ' Brooklyn Surg. Soc. (ex-
nn?i KJa, ly S Soc -Jt T , cii n ical Surgery; Holland
?f Canad ' an Socs of N. Y. Recreations: Fishing,
fffih ..,/i U s: University (Brooklyn), Mastigouche
*ish and Game (Quebec, Can.). Summer residence:
A^BwE N Y SC0tla - Address: 468 Clinton
BOGART, JOSEPH H.

Physician; b. Roslyn, N. Y., Nov. ll, 1S46; s. Daniel
and Jane R. (Hegeman) Bogart; ed. Flushing Insti-
S : S r , a <J- Amherst Coll. A.B 1S69; Bellevue Hosp.
Med. Coll. MjD., 1872; m. Mineola, N. Y., Feb. 21, 1884,
Ethelena T. Albertson; children: Jennie, b. 1SS5, Eth-
elena, b. 1SS8. Health officer, N. Hempstead. Pres.
Bank of Hempstead Harbor, Roslyn; trustee Roslyn
Savings Bank; dir. Nassau-Suffolk Bond and Mortgage
Co. Mem. Queens-Nassau Med. Soc. Associated Physi-
cians of L I., State Med. Soc. N. Y. and New England
K y Surgeons, Holland Soc. Mason. Pres. B'd of Ed'n
Roslyn, N. Y. Address: Roslyn, N. Y.

BOGERT, MARSTON TAYLOR

,o?o rof - or anio chemistry; b. Flushing, N. Y., April IS,
1868: s. Henry A. and Mary Bowne (Lawrence) Bo-
gert: ed. Flushing Inst, and Columbia Univ. (many
prizes and honors at both inst'ns), A.B., 1890: Ph.B ,
IS94. Columbia; LL.D. (honoriscausa), Clark Univ..
1909; m. Flushing, N. Y., Sept. 12, 1893, Charlotte E.
ff., c ! 1 nd: children: Annette H. and C. Elise B. Ass't,
1S94-1S97; tutor, July-Oct., 1S97; inst., 1897-1901; ad-
junct prof., 1901-1904; prof, since 1904; mem. Univ. Coun-
cil, Columbia Univ., since 190S; mem. B'd of Editors,
Columbia Univ. Quarterly. 1904-1905; Columbia Coll.
Alumni Ass'n. (Standing Com., 1904-1906); Grad Ad-
visory Com., Columbia Univ., Y. M. C. A., since 1907
By invitation of Pres. Roosevelt, mem. Conf. on Con-
servation of Natural Resources, held at White House,
May 13-lo, 1908; also of Second Conf. on same subject
with Govs, of our States and Territories, Washington
Dec, 1908. Mem. Am. Advisory Com. of Honor for
Seventh Internat. Congress of Applied Chem., London,
May 27-June 2, 1909. Mem. Com. of Fifteen, through
whose efforts Sir Wm. Perkin was induced to visit this
country in 1906, and by whom the Perkin Jubilee in
this country was planned and carried out. Pres. Am.
Chem. Soc. 1907-1909; librarian, 1898-1S99; Ex. -Com.
of its N. Y. Section, 1900-1901; v.wchm'n., 1900-1901;
chm'n., 1901-1902; councilor-at-large, 1904-1907; B'd
of Dirs. since 1909; mem. of its Council since 1904.
Nichols medalist of Am. Chem. Soc. 1904-1905. Mem
B'd of Editors. Journal of Am. Chem. Soc. since 190S;
pres. Chemists' Club of N. Y., 1908 (one of its found-
ers); sec. 189S-1901; trustee, 1901-1902 and 1909; v.-p.
Soc. Chem. IndustrV (England), 1902-1904, pres. 1912-
1913 (exec. com. of its N. Y. Section, 1901-1902) Fel-
low Chem. Soc. of London (F. C. S.), and of A.A.A.S.;
(mem. Gen. Com., 1900; mem. Com. on Conservation of
Natural Resources, since 1908). Mem. Deutsche Chem-
ische Gesellschaft. Societe Chimiqui* de France, N Y
State Science Teachers' Ass'n, Am. Philos, Soc. Alumni
Ass'n Schs. of Science of Columbia Univ.; (mem. B'd
of Mg'rs, 1897-1898; v.-p. Flushing Inst. Ass'n, 1909-
1910; mem. Delta Phi Fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa and
Sigma Xi (charter mem.; its pres.. 1905); honor socs
Independent; mem. Reformed (Dutch) Ch.: Consistory
of Hamilton Grange Reformed Ch., N. Y. City (its
pres., 1909). Mem.-at-large for Particular Synod of
N. Y. on B'd of Sup'ts of Theol. Seminary of Ref. Ch..
New Brunswick. N. J., since 1903. Mem. B'd of For.
Missions of Reformed Ch., 1905-1906; mem. Reformed
Ch. Union. Recreation: Outdoor sports. Clubs: Camp
Fire of America, Chemists. Adirondack League, Au-
thors. Royal Societies (London). Summer home: Char-
lanalise Camp, Belgrade Lakes, Maine. Address: Co-
lumbia Univ., N. Y. City.

BOGERT, WALTER LAWRENCE

Musician; b. Flushing, N. Y.; s. Henrv A. and Mary
r^"^ (Lawrence) Bogert; ed. Flushing Inst.. 1S78-
!?% C lu mbia Coll., A.-B., 1888; Columbia Coll., Sch.
??}}} Science, A.M.. 1889; Columbia Law Sch., 1S8S-
1890; Nat. Conservatory of Music, 1S94-1898 (harmony,
counterpoint, canon, orchestration, under Max Spick-
er); Inst, of Musical Art. 1905-1909; studied singing
with P. A. Rivarde, George Henschel. W. N. Burritt
and A. Freni; and violin with Edward Mollenhauser;
piano with Aug. Framcke. Admitted to N Y. Bar.
1890: practiced law in N. Y. City. 1S90-1894. Became
lnstr. of harmony at Nat. Conservatory, 1898-1901, and
at Inst Musical Art, N. Y. City, 1907-1909. Lecturer
on music for N. Y. City B'd Ed'n. since 1900. and at
Metropolitan Coll. of Music, 1908-1911. Appt'd lecturer



on music tor Univ. Extension Soc, 1904-1906; conduc-
tor of Millbrook (N. Y.) Choral Soc, 1902-1909; of
Flushing Choral Soc, 1805-1906; musical dir. at Pan-
Am. Com', of Bishops Protestant Episcopal Ch., Wash-
ington, D C., 1903, and at open-air services (attended
by over 30,000 people) held in honor of the Archbishop
of Canterbury, Washington, 1904. Chm'n of Program
com. of N. Y. State Music Teachers' Ass'n, 1912, and
pres. 1913; pres. Fraternal Ass'n of Musicians, 1910-
812; v.-p. Nat. Assln of Teachers of Singing, 1912-
1 914; treas. Nat. Soc. for Promotion of Grand Opera in
English, 1910-1912; musical dir. of Peoples Inst., N Y
City, since 1909. Independent in politics. App't by
2iS&F~X an w y ck . trustee Queens Borough Library.
100-l90o: reappt'd by Mayor MeClellan, 19116: resigned
19(>i ; since 1901, mem. com. of three in charge of erec-
tion of Carnegie Libraries in Borough of Queens
Mem. Delta Phi Fraternity. Recreations: Reading
athletiic sports and travel. Clubs: Centurv, Barnard
MacDowell (dir.). Musicians (gov.), Bohemians. Ad-
d -ess: 130 Claremont Av., N. Y. City.

BOGUE, VIRGIL GAY

Civil eng'r; b. Norfolk, N. Y., July 20, 1846; s. George
Chase and Mary (Perry) Bogue; grad. Rensselaer
Poly. Inst., Troy, N. Y.; C.E., 1868; m. Kansas City,
Mo., March 1, 1S72, Sybil Estelle, d. Hon. John D. Rus-
sell; children: Samuel Russell, b. 1S79; Virgilia b.
1887; Malcolm, to. 1889. Ass't eng'r Prospect Park,
Brooklyn, N. Y., 1869; locating and constructing eng'r,
of Oroya R'y, S. America, 8 years; mg'r Trujillo R'ys
Co., Peru, one year; principal ass't eng'r Northern
Pacific R. R., 1880-1886, while thus employed dis-
covered Stampede Pass, 1SS0; chief eng'r Union Pa-
cific R. R., 1S86-1891; in independent practice as con-
sulting eng'r since 1891; consulting eng'r Western
Md. R'y Co., 1903-1906; v.-p., chief eng'r and dir.
Western Pacific R'y, 1905-1909, also dir. in subsidiary
co's. Made examination and report on cost of re-
producing lines of Southern Pacific in Oregon; prepar-
ation of plans of Tide Lands and waterfront of
Seattle, Wash., 1894, for Tide Land Comm'n; mem.
comm'n appt'd by Pres. Harrison to investigate and
report on methods for improving navigation of Co-
lumbia River at Dalles and Celilo Rapids; examina-
tion and report on cost of revisions and improvements
of Tehuantepec Nat. R'y of Mexico, and its port facil-
ities and comparison of route when improved with
Panama R'y; examination and report on economics
of Denver, Western & Pacific R'y; examination and
report for Gov't of New Zealand on comparative
merits of tunnels of varying lengths of route for r'r
across South Island, resulting in recommendation of
5-mile tunnel now under construction. Consulting
eng'r Dep't of Public Works of N. Y. Citv. Mem
Comm'n appointed by Mayor Strong of N. Y. to de-
termine feasibility of operating surface cars on
Brooklyn Bridge; examination and testimony in U. S.
Court on cost of reproducing lines of Southern Pacific
Co. west of Ogden, Utah, and north of El Paso, Calif.
Mem. comm'n appt'd by Pres. Baldwin of L. I. R'y Co
to report on feasibility and cost of tunnel beneath
East River; preparation of plans and report for Mu-
nicipal Plans Comm'n of Seattle, Wash., for Port
Comm'n of Grays Harbor. Wash., for Commercial Club
of Tacoma, Wash.; investigation and report to Cana-
dian Pacific R'y Co., on r'v economics of existing line
from Calgary to Vancouver, B. C, as compared with
proposed revised line and with other routes: examina-
tions, plans and report relating to harbor, waterfront
improvements and r'y terminals of Prince Rupert, B. C.
Made many r'y investigations and reports on lines In
U. S., Mexico. Central America and Nova Scotia. Mem
Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Western Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Am
R'y Maintenance Ass'n, Delta Kappa Epsilon. 'Con-
gregationalism Clubs: Union League, Engineers (N
Y. City), Pacific Union (San Francisco). Address - ' 15
William St., N. Y. City.

BOILEAU, PHILIP

Artist; b. Quebec, Canada. June, 1863; s Charles
and Susan T. (Benton) Boileau; educated in England'
studied art abroad: m. 1907, Emily Gilbert. Address'
Douglaston. L. I., N. Y.

BOLDT, GEORGE C.

Capitalist; pres. and dir. Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Co.,
Haldorf- Astoria Segar Co., Waldorf Importation Co.;
v.-p. and dir. Apollinaris Agency Co.; trustee, Cornell
Univ.; pres. Bellevue Stratford hotels, Philadelphia; St
Lawrence River Real Estate Ass'n.; dir. Common-
wealth Trust Co. of N. Y.; Lincoln Trust Co., N. Y
Bd of Trade and Transportation, North British &
Mercantile Ins. Cos. of N. Y., North' British & Mer-
cantile Ins. Cos. of London and Edinburgh. Mem Am
Fine Arts Soc. Met. Museum of Art, Holland Library
of Alexandria Bay, ,N. Y. (pres.), trustee Saturdav and
Sunday Ass'n. Address: 6 W. 34th St., N Y. City!



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BOLDT, HERMANN J.

Physician, gynecologist; b. near Berlin, Germany,
June 24, 1856; son of Hermann (prominent agricul-
turalist) and Amalie Boldt; came with parents to



BOLDT, HERMANN J.

Physician,
June 24, 18t,

turalist) and Amalie Boldt; came with parents to
U. S. in childhood; ed. by private tutors and in public
grammar and high schs. ; studied and practised phar-
macy, until saved means tor med. ed'n; grad. Med. Sen.,
Univ. of N. Y., M.D., 1879; m. 1891, Hedwig Kruger,
daughter of a publisher of Berlin. Served as ass't to
Prof. Pallen, of Univ. of N. Y.. 1879; engaged in prac-
tice, 1879; since 1891 exclusively in gynecological prac-
tice. Inventor of numerous gynecological instruments
and operating table for abdominal surgery, for which
received medal at Paris Exp'n, 1900, etc. Contb'r to
medical press and author of various professional
monographs. Prof, gynecology, N. Y. Post-Grad. Sch.
and Hosp.; gynecologist German Poliklinik and St.
Mark's Hosp.: consulting gynecologist Beth. Is-
rael Hosp., St. Vincent's Hosp. Ex-pres. N. Y.
Obstet. Boc, ex-pres. German Med. Soc. ; mem. Am.
Gynecol. Soc, Genecol, Soc. of Germany, Internat.
Gynecol. Soc, British Gynecol. Soc. Southern Surg, and
Gynecol. Soc, N. Y. Pathol. Soc, N. Y. Acad. Medicine
(ex-pres. Gynecol. Section). Address: 39 E. 61st St.,
N. Y. City.

BOLDUAN, CHARLES FREDERICK

Physician, bacteriologist; b. Bielefeld, Germany,
May 7, 1873: s. William and Juliane (Dreibholzi
Bolduan; grad. Coll. Pharmacy, N. Y. City, Ph.G., 1893;
Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia Univ.), M.D., 1901;
special studies, Univ. of Berlin, 1903; m. N. Y. City.
Sept. 15. 1906, Adele Jonsson; one son. Nils W. Spe-
cialist in public health: formerly prof, bacteriology
and hygiene, Fordham Univ. Ass't gen, med. officer
Dep't of Health, N. Y. City, since 1904. Author: Im-
mune Sera (3d edit.), 1908; Applied Bacteriology for
Nurses; and numerous scientific articles on public
health. Ass't editor, N. Y. Med. Journal. Translator
from German of: Serum Diagnosis; Collected Studies
on Immunity: Suppression of Tubenculosis. Mem. N.
Y. State Med. Ass'n. N. Y. Pathol. Soc, Am. Pub.
Health Ass'n, Alumni Soc St. Vincent's Hosp. Re-
publican. Clulb: N. Y. Bacteriological. Residence:
251 Fort Washington Av. Address: Fort Washington
Av. and 170th St., N. Y. City.

BOLLING, RAYNAL CAWTHORNE

Lawyer: b. Hot Springs, Arkansas. Sept. 1. 1S77; s.
Sanford Cole'y and Ada Leonora (Hart) Boiling; ed.
William Penn Charter Sch., Philadelphia; Harvard
Coll., A.B., 1900: Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1902; m.
N. Beverly, Mass.. June 25, 1907, Anna Tucker Phillips:
children: Anna Tucker, b. March 27, 1908; Raynal
Carter, b. April 7, 1910; Cecilia Raynal. b. Sept. IS,
1913. Ass't gen. solicitor. U. S. Steel Coro'n. Mem.
Squadron A, N.G.N.Y. Mem. Iron and Steel Inst.
Clubs: Harvard, Railroad. Address: 71 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

BOLTON, REGINALD PELHAM

Consulting expert eng'r; b. London, England, 1S5-6;
s. Rev. James Bolton, B.A. (of Pel'ham Priorv, West-



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