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Inst, of Elec. Eng'rs, N. Y. Elec. Soc. ; mem. Am. Soc. of
Civil Eng'rs. English Inst'ns of Civil and Elec. Eng'rs,
U. S. Naval Inst; asso. mem. Soc. Naval Architects and
Marine Eng'rs. Clubs: University, Century. Resi-
dences: Sharon, Conn., and 21 West End Av. Address:
165 Broadway, N. Y. City.
SPRAKER, BENJAMIN F.

Banker, lawyer; b. Canajoharie, N. Y., Aug. 17, 1855;
s. Frasier and Catherine (Fedenburgh) Spraker; ed.
Clinton High Sell., Union Classical Inst., Albany Boys
Acad.; grad. Albany Law Sch.; m. Canajoharie, N. Y.,
Nov. 5, 1884 Florence Morell; one son: Livingston
M. Pres. Nat. Spraker Bank; v.-p. Nat. Mohawk River
Bank. Mem. B'd Supervisors Montgomery County, 13
Years; Dem. State Com., B'd of Ed'n. 25 years; trustee
Palatine. Democrat; mem. B'd of Trustees St. Mark's
Lutheran Ch. Address: Canajoharie, N. Y.
SPRONG, SEVERN D.

Elec. eng'r: b. Schodack, N. Y.; s. Willard D. and
Pauline A. (Melius) Sprong; ed. public sch. and by



tutors; m. Brooklvn, N. Y., 1897, Margaret A. Mc-
Mullen; one d. : Katharine Watson, b. 1906. Elec.
eng'r for Brooklyn Edison Co. Fellow Am. Inst. Elec.
Eng'rs (v.-p. 1911-1914); mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs,
Franklin Inst. (Philadelphia), N. Y. Elec. Soc,
A.A.A.S., Brooklyn Inst. Arts & Sciences. Clubs: En-
gineers (N. Y.), Crescent Athletic (Brooklyn), Brook-
lvn Engineers. Residence: 533 Second St. Address:
3G0 Pearl St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

SQUIBB, EDWARD HAMILTON

Physician (retired); b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 30,
1853; s. Edward Robinson and Caroline Lownds
(Cook) Squibb; ed. Brooklyn Poly. Inst., Univ. of Va.;
grad. Harvard Univ., 1878, N. Y. Coll. Phys. and Surg.,
1881; m. Louisville, Ky., Mar. 27 1884, Jane Graves
Sampson; children: Caroline, b. 18S5; George Samp-
son, b. 1889; Charles Graves, b. 1S93. Treas. N. Y.
Soc. for 'Relief of Widows and Orphans of Med. Men;
dir. N. Y. Phys. Mutual Aid Ass'n. Independent in
Politics. Mem. N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, N. Y. Acad.
of Sciences, A.A.A.S., N. Y. Zool. Soc, Brooklyn Inst,
of Arts and Sciences. Clubs: Century, Harvard (N. Y.
City); Crescent Athletic (Brooklyn). Address: 148
Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, N. Y.

SQUIRE, ADLIS BELA

Insurance; b. Kent. O., July 26, 1S84; s. Charles Bela
and Emma M. (Cobb) Squire; ed. Univ. Sch., Cleve-
land, O.; Carteret Acad., Orange, N. J., and Princeton
Univ.; m. Feb. 26, 1913, Emma Breckinridge Arm-
strong. Pres. and treas. Squire Co. Inc. Clubs:
University Cottage (Princeton, N. J.), Essex County
Countrv (Orange, N. J.). Address: 95 William St.,
N. Y. City.

SQUIERS, ARNON LYON

Lawyer; 'b. Smyrna, N. Y., Oct. 6, 1869; s. James P.
and Ellen W. (Lyon) Squiers; ed. Cazenovia Sem.,
class of 1889; Columbia Univ., A.B., 1893; N. Y. Law
School, LL.B., 1894; m. 1st, Brooklyn, N. Y., May 28,
1S95 Caroline Wylie (died Apr. 24, 1901), 2d, Syra-
cuse, N. Y., Sept. 24, 1902, Gertrude M. Cooper; one
son: Arnon Lyon Squiers, Jr., b. Apr. IS, 1901. Ass't
instr. in mathematics, Columbia Univ., 1S93-1S95; instr.
Barnard Coll., 1894-1895; admitted to bar by Supreme
Court of N. Y., 1895; since engaged continuously m
practise of the law. Dir. and counsel Press Equipment
Co. Republican; Congregationalism Mem. N. Y. State
Bar Ass'n, Brooklyn Bar Ass'n; Past Master Anglo-
Saxon Lodge No. 137 F. and A. M.; mem. B'd of Dea-
cons Cential Cong'l Ch., Brooklyn; hon. mem. Am.
B'd Oomm'rs for Foreign Missions. Clubs: Repub-
lican of N. Y , Kit Kat, Union League, Young Repub-
lican (Brooklyn); Brooklyn League. Residence: 226
New York Av., Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: 34 Nassau
St., N. Y. City.

SQUIRES, GRANT

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, April 17, 1863; s. Robert and
Mary Elizabeth (Forbes) Squires; grad. Columbia
Univ., A.B., class of 1885; LL.B. (.cum laude), class
of 1SS7; m. at Pittsfield, Mass., Jan. 1, 1891, Sally
Eaton Jenkins. Military Censor of telegraphic cables
and press in Spanish-Am. War, 1898; Lieut. Vol. Sig-
nal Corps U.S.A., May-Dec, 1S9S. Republican in nat.
politics. Non-partisan in state or municipal affairs.
Fellow Roval Geog. Soc. of Eng. ; mem. Am. Geog.
Soc. in N. Y. City, and Nat. Geog. Soc. in Washington,
D. C. Fellow in Perpetuity Metropolitan Museum of
\rt N Y City. Trustee Knickerbocker Hosp., N. Y.
City trustee Nat. Geog. Soc, Washington, D. C. Club:
Union League. Residence: 260 W. 76th St. Address:
40 Wall St., N.'Y. City.

STACEY, ALFRED E.

Chair mf'r; b. Elbridge, N. Y., Jan. 20, 1846; s.
Richard and Agnes (Pierce) Stacey; ed. public schools
and Munroe Collegiate Inst.; m. 1st, Elbridge, NY.,
June 1, 1871, Ellen Gorham; 2d, Syracuse, N. Y., Mar.
15 1883, Jessie Rowe; children: Mabel Cornelia, b.
Aug 16, 1872; Maud Ellen, b. Jan. 19, 1S75; Alfred
E Jr., b. March 10. 1S85. Merchant at Elbridge,
N Y 1869-1884; chair mf'r since 1881; farmer since
1890; pres. Elbridge Chair Co. Has been pres. of
village, postmaster in the '70's, Assemblyman, ISSb,
1887, from the 2d Onondaga Dist.; delegate to many
State and County convs. Enlisted, Sept. o, 1864, in
9th N. Y. Heavy Art'y, 6th Army Corps, and served
to end of war; wounded at Cedar Creek; participated
at Petersburg and Lee's surrender at Appomattox.
County treas. of Onondaga Co., 1993-1905. When As-
semtlyman framed and secured passage of act to care
for indigent soldiers and sailors of Civil War and
their families, which law is still in force. Republican;
Methodist. Senior vice dept. comd'r of N. Y. G. A. K.,
Past Noble Grand in Odd Fellowship. Club^ Citizens
(Syracuse, N. Y.). Address: Elbridge, N. Y.



WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



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STADLER, CHARLES A.

Merchant, capitalist; b. Germersheim, Bavarian
Palatinate, July 15, 1848; came to America with
parents, 1S51; ed. St. Nicholas' Parochial School, the
public schools, and De La Salle Inst.; m. 1st, 1866,
Josephine Contes (died 1S85); 2d, June 21, 18S8, Pau-
line Roesicke, of Brooklyn; has five daughters. After
graduating- engaged in brewing industry, subsequently
in grain trade, and eventually established as a malt-
ster; now pres. Am. Malting Co. Also pres. Sebastian
Wagon Co.; v.-p. Nineteenth Ward Bank; director of
Germania Bank. Mem. Produce Exchange of N. Y.,
Chicago B'd of Trade. Buffalo B'd of Trade. Democrat;
from early youth interested in public affairs; served
as inspector of schs., State Senator, 1S82-1892; dele-
gate to Constitutional Convention; mem. State Dem-
ocratic Exec. Com.; declined other offices for business
reasons. Major comd'g The Old Guard of N. Y. ;
Mem. Geog. Soc, German Soc, German Liederkranz,
Arion Soc. and other public and charitable organiza-
tions. Clubs: Manhattan, National Democratic, Array
and Navy, N. Y Athletic. Residence: 114 W. 77th
St. Address: 422 E. 54th St., N. Y. City.

STAFFORD, GEORGE A.

Dry goods comm'n merchant; b. Auburn, N. Y.,
Mar. 30, 1S67; s. Emmet and Mary Ann (Rockwell)
Stafford; grad. Port Byron, N. Y., Acad.; m. St. Louis,
Mo., April 12. 1S9S, Mary Boyle; children: John Boyle,
b. 1899: Jane, b. 1901; G. A., Jr., b. 1903; Richard
Rockwell, b. 1907. Dir. and treas. The Farish-Stafford
Co.; pres. G. A. Stafford & Co. (Inc.). Republican.
Episcopalian. Clubs: St. Louis, Illini Yacht (St. Louis
Mo.), Arkwright (N. Y. City), Stamford Yacht. Resi-
dence: 59 Worth St., N. Y. City.
STANCHFIELD, JOHN B.

Lawyer; b. Elmira, N. Y., March 30, 1S55; s. John K.
and Glovina S. Stanchfield; grad. Elmira Acad. 1872;
Amherst Coll., A.B., 1S76; law student in Harvard Law
Sch. and in office of David B. Hill at Elmira, N. Y ;
m. Elmira, N. Y.. Sept. 2, 1S86. Clara Spaulding. Admitted
to N. Y. bar 1878; was a law partner of David B. Hill
until 1SS5; dist. atfy Chemung County, 1880-1885;
Mayor of Elmira, N. Y., 18S6-18S8; mem. Assembly of
N. Y., 1S95-1S96; Dem. candidate for Gov. of N. Y..
1900; Dem. nominee for TJ. S. Senator, 190.1; now senior
mem. law firm of Stanchfield & Lew Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n. Clubs:
University. Manhattan, Psi Upsilon. Residences: El-
mira, N. Y.; Park Av. and 34fch St, N. Y. CHy. Ad-
dress: 11 Pine St., N. Y. City.

STANFORD, HENRY

Actor; b. Ramleh, Egypt, Jan. 22, 1878; s James
(advocate for the Crown, Alexandria, Egypt) and
Margaret (Davis) Stanford; ed. Stoneyhurst Coll.,
Eng.; m. All Souls' Ch., N. Y. City, March 2, 1902,
Laura Burt (actress). Leading man Lyceum. Criterion.
Princess's. Duke of York's and Haymarket Theatres,
London, Eng. ; toured in South Africa as leading man
with George Edwards' Dramatic Co., 1S97-1S98; first
appearance in America, Knickerbocker Theatre, N. Y.
City, as "Olivier" in Robespierre, with Sir Henrv
Irving, Nov.. 1900; played "Prosper Le Gai" in The
Forest Lovers, Lyceum Theatre, N. Y. City, Oct.. 1901;
re-engaged by Sir Henry Irving to play leads; opened
at Lyceum Theatre. London, as "Faust" in Faust.
May, 1902; played with Sir Henrv Irving until his
death in 1905. Returned to America to play "Prinze-
valle" in Monna Vanna with Madam Kalich; starring
in Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall, season 1906-1907;
season 1907-190S, The Walls of Jericho; season 1909,
leading man with Eleanor Robson in Dawn of a To-
morrow, Lyceum Theatre; 1909-1910, New Theatre, N
Y. ; 1910 with Viola Allen in The White Sister; 1911-
1912, in Monsieur Beaueaire, Dalv's Theatre. Created
"Jerry" in Peg o' My Heart at Los Angeles: 1912-1913,
"Charles Lord Collington" in A Good Little Devil, at
Republic Theatre: 1913-1914, leading man for Oliver
Morosco in Peg o' My Heart. iRecreation: Yachting.
Clubs: Green Room (London, Eng.), Lambs (N Y.
City), Great Kills Yaoht. Address: Stanford Lodge,
Great Kills. Staten Island. N. Y.

STANLAWS, PENRHYN (Penrhyn Stanley Adam-
son)

Artist; b. Dundee, Scotland, 1877; s. James and
Jessie (Leith) Adamson; ed. West End Acad., Dundee,
Scotland; grad. Princeton Univ., class 1901; m N. Y.
City, June, 1913. Jean Pughsley. Mem. Soc. of Modern
Portrait Painters, London, Eng.; Soc. of Illustrators,
N. Y. Clubs: Cannon (Princeton. N. J.), Princeton (N.
Y.), Savage (London, Eng.). Address: 27 W. 67th St.,
N. Y. City.

STANLEY, EDWARD OTIS

Banker; b. N. Attleboro, Mass., 1855; s. Otis and
Harriet (Whitney) Stanley; grad. Brown Univ., A.B.



1876, A.M. 1S79; m. Fall River, Mass., Oct. 16, 1879,
Caroline Clinton Durfee; children: Marjorie Alden
(Mrs. Paul C. Carey), Edward Otis, Jr., b. 1885. En-
gaged several years in editorial work; in publishing
and printing business, Boston, in firm of Stanley &
Usiher; came to N. Y. City, 1889, as treas. Pond's Ex-
tract Co.; treas. Title Guarantee & Trust Co., 1897;
2d v.-p. and mg'r banking dep't, same, 1904. Repre-
sented ward two years in city gov't, East Orange;
served on various comm'ns. Pres. and dir. N. Y. In-
vestors' Corp'n; dir. Thompson-Starrett Co., Empire
Steel & Iron Co., East Orange Bank, Long Island Safe
'Deposit Co., Hanging Rock Iron Co., Pond's Extract
Co. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Chamher of
Commerce, New England Soc. of Orange. Clubs:
Brown Univ., Republican. Residence: 40 Hawthorne
Av., East Orange, N. J. Address: 176 Broadway, N. Y.
City.

STANTON, JOHN ROBERT

Treas. and mn'g officer several Lake Superior cop-
per mines; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 25, 1858; s. John and
Elizabeth Romaine (Mcmillan) Stanton; partial course
mining eng'ring, Columbia Coll. Sch. of Mines; m.
Chicago, 111., Sept. 4, 1899, Helen Maud Kilmer. Joined
7th Reg't, N.G.N.Y., Sept. 25, 1876; honorably dis-
charged Nov., 1886. 'Served six years as lieut. and
four years as capt. Co. A, 7th Reg't Veteran Ass'n.
Treas. and dir. Atlantic Mining Co., Mohawk Mining
Co., Wolverine Copper Mining Co., Michigan Copper
Mining Co.; sec, treas. and dir. Central Mining Co.;
dir. Trimountain Mining Co., Iron Tire Pneumatic
Wheel Co.. Michigan Smelting Co. Republican. Mem.
Dutch Reformed Ch. Mem. Am. Inst Mining Eng'rs,
Am. Inst. Civil Eng'rs, Lake Superior Mining Inst ,
Franklin Inst., A.A.A.S., Nat. Geog. Soc. Mem. 7th
Reg't Veteran, 7th Reg't Veteran and Active League,
Old Boys of Company A, Active and Veteran Com-
rades Co. A, Washington Continental Guards, Am.
Museum Natural History, Met. Museum of Art, N. Y.
Botanical Gardens, N. Y. Zoological Soc, Am. Forestry
Ass'n, N. Y. Horticulture Soc, Soc. for Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals. Soc. for Prevention of Cruelty to
Children, Thomas Hunter Ass'n, Sons of Revolution, St.
George's Soc, St. Andrew's Soc, Robert Burns Soc,
Huguenot Soc, Municipal Art Soc, Psi Upsilon fra-
ternity. Recreations: Aquatic sports and pastimes.
Clubs: Union League, Lotos, Engineers, N. Y. Ath-
letic, N. Y. Yacht, Columbia Yacht. Republican, Twi-
light, Dunwoodie Country (N. Y. City), Miscowabik,
Onig-ainyJKacht and Ojifrway (all located in Michigan),
Chicago Athletic. Residence: 256 W. 70th St. Ad-
dress: 15 William St., N. Y. City.




Geog. Soc; mem. Alpha Delta Fhi, Jr"hi Ueta Kappa
fraternities. Author: Availability of the Cafions of
the Colorado River for Railway Purposes, The Great
Land Slides in British Columbia. Club: Engineers.
Residence: Setauket, L. I. Address: 32 Nassau St.,
N. Y. City.

STANTON, WALTER

Banker; b. Columbus. O. ; s. S. B. and Lydia (Conrad)
Stanton; ed. Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass.; m. Grace
Van Cott. Republican; Catholic. Clubs: Union
League, N. Y. Athletic (N. Y. City), Havana Yacht.
Country (Havana). Addresses: Guayabal, Province of
Havana; Banco Nacional Bld'g, Havana, and 2 Wall
St., N. Y. City.

STAPLETON, CHARLES W.

Lawyer; b. Hamilton. N. Y, Nov. 23, 1855; ed. com-
mon schools; m. Genevieve Bishop, June 29, 1912; ad-
mitted to bar 1880; practised law at Hamilton, N. Y.,
and Syracuse, N. Y. ; county clerk of Madison Co. two
terms. 1S86-1892; State Senator, 24th Dist., N. Y., 1S94-
1895; has practised law in N. Y. City since 1896; mem.
Hamilton Masonic Lodge, Norwich Commandery,
Knights Templar. Club: N. Y. Athletic. Address: 220
Broadway, N. Y. City.



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



STAPLETON, LUKE D.

Jurist; engaged in. practise of law in Brooklyn,
until appt'd Justice Supreme Court, State of N. Y., by
Gov. Hughes, March 8, 1908; elected Nov., 190S, on
Dem. and Rep. tickets, for Second Dist., term expir-
ing Dec. 31, 1922; designated to Appellate Div. by Gov.
Mar. 1, 1913. Residence: 294 Garfield PI. Address:
County Court House, Brooklyn, N. Y.

STARR, CHARLES SACKETT

Physician and surgeon; b. Rochester, N. Y., May,
1844; s. Hon. Frederick and Lucy (Hills) Starr; ed. in
Private schools in Rochester; grad. Rochester Univ.,
A.B., 1S65, Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y., M.D., 1869;
hon. A.M., Hamilton Coll., 1895; m. Rochester, N. Y.,
Nov. 26, 1885, Myra Osgoodby; children: Charles P., b.
1S91, Rhoda M., b. 1892, Cecile C, b. 1893. Has prac-
tised medicine in Rochester since 18C9; spent 1875 and
1876 in hospitals of Vienna, in Heidelberg, London and
in European travel. Was surgeon (rank of capt.),
54th Reg't N. G. N. Y., 1871-1875; surgeon to Monroe
Co. jail in 1879; physician to Monroe Co. coroner, 1880-
18S3. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Monroe Co. Med.
Soc. since 1869 (pres. in 1899), Am. Med. Ass'n since
1884, Monroe Co. Med. Soc. since 1872; Med. Soc. since
1S84; pres. Rochester Free Dispensary since 1877;
mem. Rochester Pathological Soc. since organization,
in 1871 (pres., 1879); N. Y. Central Med. Ass'n since
1884; Monroe Co. Med. Soc. since 1872 (pres., 1884);
Life mem. Blue Lodge and Chapter in Masonic Order.
Ri sidence: 64 Rowley St. Address: 27 Clinton Av. S.,
Rochester, N. Y.

STARR, FREDERICK W.

Lumberman; b. Sherburne, Chenango Co., N. Y.; s.
Edwin A. and Margaret R. (Wentz) Starr; ed. N. Y.
Public Schools, and Oneida Conference Sem., Caze-
novia. N. Y. ; m. Morrisville, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1872, Emma
B. Tillinghast; one son: Russell T., t>. 1874. Started
in retail lumber 'business in 1866, and has since been
engaged in same. Served in 13th Reg't, N.G.N.Y.
Pres. Bay Side Sash and Door Co.; trustee and v.-p.
N. Y. Lumber Trade Ass'n; trustee Greater N. Y. Sav-
ings Bank; Congregationalist. Mem. South Brooklyn
B'd of Trade, Royal Arcanum, 13th Reg't Veteran
Ass'n, Brooklyn League, Old Brooklynites, S. A. R.,
G. A. R. Clubs: Congregational, Hamilton, Apollo,
Glenwood Country. Address: 565 Third St., Brook-
lyn, EST. Y.

STARR, JOHN EDWIN

Mechanical and civil eng'r; b. TJtica, N. Y., 1863; s.
John and Susan Starr; ed. schs. of Utica, N. Y. ; re-
ceived M.E. and C.E. degrees; widower; one d., Mrs.
F. L. Ramlose, b. 1889. Past pres. and past v.-p. Am.
Soc. Refrigerating Eng'rs; past v.-p. Am. Ass'n of
Refrigeration; delegate in behalf of U. S. to Internat.
Congress Refrigeration, Paris. 1908; writer for tech-
nical press on subjects relating to refrigeration and
original research on properties of liquifiable gases.
Pres. Starr Eng'ring Co. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs,
Am. Soc. Refrigerating Eng'rs, London Cold Storage
and Ice Ass'n, St. Louis Acad, of Science, Am. Ass'n
of Refrigeration. Recreations: Art, literature. Clubs:
Salmagundi, Transportation, Engineers. Residence:
12 Fifth Av. Address: 90 West St., N. Y. City.

STARR, LOUIS MORRIS

Diamond merchant, jeweller; b. Tena/fly, N. J., Aug.
12, 1868; s. Theodore B. and Caroline (Morris) Starr;
attended Charlier's, Ecole Monge, Paris; Fresenius
Laboratory, Wiesbaden, Germany, and by private
tutors; grad. Williams Coll., 1893; m. Emeline J., d. of
George H. Danforth, of N. Y. ; children: Caroline Mar-
garet May, b. 1899; Beatrice, b. 1901; Emeline D., b.
1904. Dived abroad three years, 1876-1879; travelled
and studied abroad, 1884-1889; entered father's firm,
1894; became pres. Theodore B. Starr, Inc., 1910, which
office still holds, in addition to being treas.; trustee
Fifth Av. Safe Deposit Co.; dir. Second Nat. Bank.
Mem. Delta Psi fraternity, Museum Natural History,
Met. Museum, N. Y. Acad, of Science, Sculpture Soc,
Municipal Art Soc. Formerly treas. and mg'r Gor-
don House for Boys. Recreation: Farming. Clubs: St.
Anthony, University, Mendelssohn Glee (treas.), Rid-
ing. Residence: 128 W. 70th St., and Rirtgefield, Conn.
Address: Fifth Av. and 47th St., N. Y. City.

STARR, MOSES ALLEN

Physician, educator; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 16, 1854;
s. Egbert and C. Augusta (Allen) Starr; ed. private
school, Princeton, AjB. 1876, A.M. 1879, Ph.D. 1884,
LL.D. 1899; M.D Coll. of Phys. and Surgs., N. Y.,
18S0; Sc.D. Columbia, 1904; studied also at Berlin,
Heidelberg and Paris; m. June 8, 1898, Alice Dunning;
children: Allen Egbert, b. 1902; Katherine Eunice, b.
1904. Specialist in nervous diseases. Prof, nervous



diseases N. Y. Polyclinic, 1885-1888; since 1888 prof,
diseases of the mind and nervous system Coll. Phys.
and Surgs., Columbia Univ. Consulting neurologist to
Presby'n, St. Vincent's and St. Mary's Hosps. in N. Y.
City. Republican; Episcopalian. Trustee and treas.
West Side Day Nursery, N. Y. City; trustee Middle-
bury Coll.. Vt. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Ass'n Am.
Physicians; ex-pres. Am. Neurol. Ass'n and of N. Y.
Neurol. Ass'n: fellow N. Y. Acad, of Medicine; mem.
A.A.A.S. ; corr. mem. Society de Neurologic and So-
sifte 1 de Psychiatrie of Paris, London Neurol. Soc,
Vienna Neurol. Soc, Deutsche Gesellschaft Nervenartze.
Author: Familiar Forms of Nervous Diseases, 1890;
Brain Surgery, 1893; Atlas of Brain Cells, 1894; Or-
ganic Nervous Diseases, 1899; Organic and Functional
Nervous Diseases. 1907 (4th edition 1913), and many
special articles on neurological subjects in medical
journals. Clubs: University, Century. Princeton. Sum-
mer home: Mt. Kisco, N. Y Address: 5 W. 54th St.,
N. Y. City.
STARRETT, THEODORE

Engineer and constructor of fireproof bld'gs; b. Law-
rence, Kan., Jan. 21, 1865; s. William Aiken and Helen
(Ekin) Starrett; ed. Univ. of Kansas; grad. Lake
Forest (111.) Univ., A.B.. 1884. Engaged since leaving
college solely in the designing and construction of
fireproof buildings, especially skyscrapers. Began as
student in office of Burnham & Root, architects, of
Chicago; became eng'r of firm, and designed construc-
tion of many of first skyscrapers of country, notably
San Francisco Chronicle Bld'g, Society for Savings
Bld'g. Cleveland, O., where steel columns were first
used in a truilding; left Burnham & Root in 1890 to go
into business of his own. He constructed the Isabella
Bld'g, Chicago. 1892-1893. and the Fisller Bld'g, 1895-
1896, in record time; has since constructed over one
hundred high buildings, all noted for the phenomenally
quick construction. Address: 103 Pa.rk Av., N. Y. City.

STARRING, MASON BRAYMAN

Railway official; b. Chicago, May 8, 1859; s. Henry
J. D. and Alida M. (Tower) Starring; ed. public and
high schs., Chicago; m. Chicago, Oct. 27. 1886, Helen
Swing. Admitted to practice of law. 1894;' ass't gen.
counsel, 1894-1898; gen. solicitor, 1898-1904; gen. mg r
and dir. 1904-1906, and v.-p. 1906-1907. Chicago City
R'y; pres. and chm'n B'd of Dirs., 1907-1911, North-
western Elevated R. R. Pres. and mn'g dir. Chicago
& Oak Park Elevated R'y Co., of N. J., since 1911; pres.
and dir. United R'ys Investment Co., since 1911; pres.
and dir. Calif. R'y and Power Co.. Railroads and
Power Development Co.: dir. Pittsburgh R'ys:
Luquesne Light Co., Philadelphia Co., Mutual Alliance
Trust Co., Allerton, Greene & King. Mem. S. A. R-,
Efficiency Soc, Japanese Soc, Stage Soc. Clubs: Recess,
Merchants' Ass'n, Metropolitan (N. Y. City), Lake
Geneva Country, Lake Geneva Yacht, Thousand Islands
Yacht, Industrial, Chicago, .Sleepy Hollow Country,
Aero of America, Duquesne (Pittsburgh). Residences
(summer): Lake Geneva, Wis. (winter): 25 E. Division
St., Chicago; The Plaza, N. Y. City. Address: 25 Broad
St., N. Y. City.
STEAD, CHARLES MASON

Retired banker; b. Providence, R. I., Oct. 4. 1840; s.
Thomas J. and Frances E. (Dyer) Stead; ed. Brown
Univ. and Harvard Daw School, A.M.; m. German-
town, Pa., May 17, 1866, Caroline C. Potter; children:
William Potter, b. Mav 4, 1867; Thomas Jefferson, b.
Dec. 1, 1869; Mrs. Paul R. Reynolds, b. Jan. 25, 1876.
Admitted to N. Y. Bar, Nov., 1863; one of founders
Open B'd Brokers, 1S64, which united with N. Y. Stock
Exchange, 1869; was mem. Gov. Com. Stock Exchange,
16 years and v.-p. 1877-1881; retired 1893. Ass't q.-m.
gen. of R. I., 1861-1862; interested in univ. settlement
work. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa
Soc, Theta Delta Chi fraternity, Harvard Law School
Ass'n, N. E. Soc. Club: Union League. Address: 1 E.
39th St., N. Y. City.
STEARNS, HENRY S.

Physician; b. Yonkers. N. Y., Dec 4, 1861; s. John
Nohle and Alice Ann (Bloomer) Stearns; grad. Univ.
City of N. Y., Med. Dep't, M.D., 1884; m. Brick Pres-
byterian Oh., N. Y. City, April 14, 1884, Amy P.
Browning; children: Anne B., b. 1S85; Henry S., Jr.,
b. 1891. After graduation spent 18 months on surg.
staff of Bellevue Hosp., followed by four months' sp'l
work in Allgemeine Krankenhaus, Vienna. Since
then steadily practising medicine in N. Y. City. Pres.
N. Y. Countv Med. Soc, 1904-1905; pres. Society of the
Alumni of Bellevue Hosp., 1907-1908. Dir. John N.
Stearns & Co. ^Republican. Mem. N. Y. Acad. Medi-
cine, Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State and County Med.
Socs., N. Y. Obstet. Soc. Soc. Alumni Bellevue Hcsp.
Trustee Am. Bible Society, N. Y. Christian Home for
Intemperate Men. Club: Union League. Address:
45 W. 58th St., N. Y. City.



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STEARNS, WALDRON ALLEN

Physician; b. Eastport, Me., Aug. 21, 1S69; s. Rev. J.
Wellington and Mary J. (Hull) Stearns; of old colonial
descent; ed. common 'school at Petersburgh, N. Y.;
grad. Union Classical Inst., Schenectady, N. Y.; special
study at Starkey Sem., Eddvtown, N. Y.; Mich. Agr'l
Coll.; one year at N. Y. Coll. Dental Surgeons; grad.
Medical Dep't of Union Univ., May 2, 1900, followed by
one year service at St. Peter's Hosp., Albany, N. Y. ;
m. South Berlin, N. Y., Sept. 19, 1S97, Frances H.
Fuller; children: John Waldron, b. 1S9S; Henrv Fuller,
b. 1901; Mary Jeannette, b. Feb. 25, 1906. Engaged
in gen. practice of medicine and surgery at Schenec-
tady, X. Y., since. June 1. 1901. Democrat (national,
independent, local and State). Mem Schenectady Co.
Med. Soc, N. Y. Med. Ass'n; sec. Audubon Soc. for
Schenectady County; mem. County Fish and Game
Ass'n. Address: 302 Crane St., Schenectady, N. Y.

STEBBINS, CHARLES MAURICE

Educator, author; b. in town of Ambov, Oswego Co.,
N. Y., April 14, 1871; s. Charles Rufus and Lucy Jane
(Bishop) Stebbins; ed. Colgate Univ., Amherst Coll,
A.B., 1892, A.M., 1903; Columbia Univ., 1904-1906; rri.
Blue Mound, 111., June 24, 1896, Carrie Virginia Smith;
children: Anna Katharine, b. April 14, 1897; Evelyn
Virginia, b. Jan. 13, 1901; Helen Elizabeth, b. Feb." 5,
1906. Teacher ivi High Sch., Portsmouth, Ohio, 1S92-



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