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1893; Salt Lake City, Utah. 1893-1899; private study,
1899-1903; teacher Boys' High Sch., Brooklyn, 1903-
190S. Lecturer in Cornell University summer session,
1907-1909. Editor of The High School English Leaflet,
1906-1908. Author: A Progressive Course in English
for Secondary Schools (first year book. Grammar
School book), Christmas Eve and Other Poems, 1894;
The Painter at Madonnas and Other Poems, 1908
Editor: Byron's Prisoner of Chillon. Mazeppa, etc. i
De Quincey's English Mail Coach and Joan of Arc,
Lowell's Vision of Sir Launfal and Other Poems.
Editor and publisher of Child Lore Magazine. Dir.
The English Leaflet Co. Lecturer Brooklvn Inst, of
Arts and Sciences since 1913. Address: 1427 Union
St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

STEBBINS, GEORGE COLES

Singing evangelist, composer; b. Carlton, N. Y., Feb.
26, 1846; s. William V. and Teressa (Waring) Steb-
bins; ed. Albion Acad., N. Y.; m Carlton, N. Y., Emma
Miller; one s., G. Waring. Dir. of music in 1st Bapt.
Oh., Chicago, 1870-1874; Clarendon St. Bapt. Ch. and
Tremont Temple, Boston, 1874-1876; associated with
Dwight L. Moody and Ira D. Sankey, 1876, till death
of the former in 1899; assisted them in their evangelis-
tic work on three different occasions in Great Britain,
and also in principal cities of the U. S. Spent one
winter in India assisting Rev. George F. Pentecost in
evangelistic work, and with wife and son giving
services of song in the principal cities of that coun-
try; also gave services of song in Egypt, Palestine,
Naples, Rome, Paris and London. Asso. editor of
Gospel Hymns and Sacred Songs, 1877-1898 Author
of Northfield Hymnal and conductor of music" at North-
field Conferences since 1880. Congregationalist.
Trustee of Faith Home for Incurable Women, Brook-
lyn. Address: 19 Verona PI., Brooklyn, N. Y.

STECKLER, ALFRED

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 18, 1856; ed. public schs,
Columbia Law Sch., 1877. Practised law in N. Y. City
from 1877, and served a term as judge of the 4th
Dist. Court; as a judge of that court inaugurated
many reforms. Upon the death of Justice David Mc-
Adams of Supreme Court, Dec., 1901, was appt'd by
Gov. Odell to fill the vacancy, and served until a suc-
cessor was elected, then resumed practice of law
Residence: 120 W. 77th St., Address: 170 Broadway!
N. Y. City.

STEDMAN, GEORGE W.

Lawyer; b. Albany, N. Y., Sept. 9, 1864; s. George L.
and Adda M. Shuler (Woolverton) Stedman; ed. Al-
bany Acad.; grad. Univ. of Rochester, B.S. 18S5, M.S.
1SS7, City Safe Deposit Co. since 1909. Republican;
N. Y., June 18, 1898, Harriet T. Mather; one s.: George
Woolverton, Jr., b. Sept. 28, 1900. Admitted to bar
1887, and since then practising at Albany, N. Y. ;
mem. law Arm Stedman, Thompson & Andrews, 1887-
1S95, and of Stedman & Stedman since 1896. Mem.
Assembly of State of N. Y., 1898. Dir. First Nat. Bank
of Albany from 1907, Nat. Exchange Bank of Albany,
1906-1907, Union Trust Co. of Albany from 1906, Park
Bank of Albany 1902, People's Gas Co. of Albanv 1885-
1887, City Safe Deposit Co. since 1909 Republican;
Baptist. Mem. Albany Hist. Soc, Albany Co. Bar
Ass'n, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Theta
Nu Epsilon. Pres. and trustee of Hudson River Bapt.
Ass'n, North, since 1898; sec. and trustee Emmanuel



Bapt. Ch. since 1898; trustee Albany Acad. 1896-1899.
'"I ate Univ. since 1893, and of Baptist Union for
Ministerial Ed'n 1898-1900. Clubs: Fort Orange, Al-
bany Country. Address: Albany, N. Y.

STEDMAN, JOHN HARRY

Transfer expert; b. Newport, R. I., Nov. 15, 1S43;
s. John R. and Hannah (Brownell) ' Stedman; grad.
Univ. of Rochester, N. Y.. A.M.; m. Utica, N. Y., Oct.
3, 1877, Alice Sherwood Wells, of Buffalo. V.-p. and
mg'r Rochester Bunging Apparatus Co.; prop'r Sted-
man Transfers; sec. Ohmer Fare Register Co., Bag-
dad Chase Gold Mining Co., Selden Motor Vehicle Co.
Independent: Episcopalian. Mem. Delta Psi fraternity
and S.A.R.; 2d v.-p. Rochester Homce. Hosp.; 1st v.-p.
Soc. for Org'n of Charity; pres. Church Home. Author:
Stedmania, That's a Mushroom, Auction Bridge Com-
pendium, etc. Clubs: Rochester Art, Country (Roches-
ter), Genesee Valley (founder), St. Paul's Men's. Resi-
dence: 840 East Av. Address: 61 K. Main St., Roches-
ter, N. Y.

STEDMAN, THOMAS LATHROP

Physician, editor; b. Cincinnati, O., Oct. 11, 1853; s.
George Turner and Abigail (Porter) Stedman; grad.
Trinity Coll., Hartford, A.B. 1874, A.M. 1896; Coll. of
Phys. and Surg., N. Y., M.D., 1877; m N. Y., June 1,
1893, Linda Wadman. Editor Med. Record. Mem. N. Y.
Acad, of Medicine, Med. Soc. Co. of N. Y., Med. Soc.
State of N. Y., Am. Med. Ass'n. Club: Century. Ad-
dress: 1425 Broadway, N. Y. City.

STEDMAN, WILLIAM G.

Physician, surgeon; b. Perth, Ont., Canada; s. R. and
Mary (Andison) Stedman; ed. Perth (Ont.) schs.,
Perth Collegiate Inst., Nat. Business Coll., Ottawa,
Can.; Trinity Univ. Med. Dep't, Toronto, Ont.,
Can., M.D., 1891; Buffalo Univ. Med. Dep't, 1893. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Mem. Rochester Pathol. Soc,
Monroe Co. Med. Soc., N. Y. State Med. Soc, Am. Med.
Ass'n, Nu Sigma Nu Soc, Buffalo, N. Y. Mem. Yon-
nondio Lodge No. 163, F. & A. M. ; Hamilton Chapter
No. 62, R. A. M.; Monroe Commandery No. 12, K. T. ;
Damascus Temple, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. Mem.
Tuesday Musical Soc, Central Presby'n Ch. Choir,
Men's Club Central Ch. Recreations: Music, golf.
Club: Genesee Golf. Address: 74 Park Av., Rochester,
N. Y.

STEELE, CHARLES

Lawyer; b. Baltimore, Md. ; s. I. Nevett and Rose L.
(Nelson) Steele; grad. A.M., Univ. cf Va., 1878: LL.B.,
Columbia Univ., 1880; m. Nannie French; children:
Eleanor, Nancy G., Kathryne N. Mem. firm J. P.
Morgan & Co. Clubs: Metropolitan, Automobile of
America, Racquet and Tennis, Riding, Piping Rock,
University, Turf and Field, City Midday, St. Anthony,
Meadow Brook, Down Town Ass'n. Residence: 11 E.
62d St. Address: 15 Broad St., N. Y. City.

STEELE, SANFORD H.

Lawyer; b. Stanstead, Province of Quebec. Nov. 26,
1847; s. Sanford and Mary (Hinman) Steele- grad.
Dartmouth Coll., A.B., 1870; George Washington Univ.,
LL.B., DL.M.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y.. June 21, 1876, Carrie
Hinman; one d: Carrie Steele Roberts (wife of Dudley
Roberts, M.D.); pres. Gen. Chem. Co.; dir. Chatham
Nat. Bank, Title Guarantee & Trust Co., Nichols Cop-
per Co., Brooklyn Savings Bank. Mem. Chamber or
Commerce, Phi Beta Kappa. Clubs: Univ., Dartmouth.
Hamilton of Brooklyn, Chemists'. Address: 36 Pierre-
pont St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

STEELL, WILLIS

Playwright, author; b. Detroit, Mich., 1866- s Will-
iam and Jessica (Tait) Steell; m. 1898, Emily Varian
Higman; one d.: Susan. Author (acted plays): The
Battle of the Strong; Wolfville; A Juliet of the People-
Consuelo; The Fifth Commandment: The Firm of Cun-
ningham; A Bride from Home; Ollella; Girl of the
Golden Horn (with Reginald de Koven) ; also a book
of short plays (all being acted in vaudeville) entitled
Drama in Parva. Author (books): Isidra; Mortal Lips-
A Mountain of Gold; The Death of the Discoverer-'
Senator Lumley's Daughters; In Seville; The Kinder-
garten; Morning After the Play; Brother Dave. Ad-
dress: 18 W. 33d St., N. Y. City.

STEFFENS, JOSEPH LINCOLN

Journalist; b. San Francisco, April 6, 1866; s Joseph
and Elizabeth Louise (Symes) Steffens; grad. Univ of
Calif., Ph.B., 1889; special courses at universities of
Berlin, Heidelberg, Leipzig, Sorbonne (Paris); m. Lon-
don, 1891, Josephine Bontecou (deceased). Reporter
N. Y. Evening Post; city editor N. Y. Commercial Ad-
vertiser (now The Globe); managing editor McClure's
Magazine; asso. editor The American Magazine now
of Everybody's. Author: The Shame of the Cities;



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The Struggle for Self-Government; Upbuilders; The
Least of These. Clubs: City (Boston), Players,
Li'beral (N. Y.), Cobden (Eng.). Residence: Riverside,
Conn.

STEIGER, ERNST

Publisher, bibliographer; b. Gastewitz, Saxony, Oct.
4, 1832; located in N. T. City, 1855; m. 1867, Bertha
Krehbiel. Mem. firm E. Steiger & Co., publishers and
importers of German and other foreign books, and
dealers in and mf'rs of kindergarten materials.
Author: Der Nachdruck in Nordamerika; Das Copy-
right-Law in den Vereinigten Staaiten; periodical
literature; Drei und fiinfzig Jahre Buchhandler in
Deutschland und Amerika, an Autobiography; Das
Gespenst des Nachdrucks deutscher Biicher in Nord-
amerika. Address: 49 Murray St., N. T. City.

STEINMETZ, CHARLES PROTEUS

Electrical eng'r; b. Breslau, Germany, April 9, 1865;
ed. in Univs. of Breslau, Berlin and Zurich; specializing
in mathematics, chemistry and elec. eng'ring; A.M.,
Harvard, 1902; Ph.D., Union, 1903. Chief consulting
eng'r Gen. Electric Co.; prof, electrophysics Union
Univ., Schenectady, N. Y. Author: Theory and Cal-
culation of Alternating Current Phenomena; Theoreti-
cal Elements of Elec. Eng'ring; Gen. Lectures on Elec.
Eng'ring; Theory and Calculation of Transient Elec-
tric Phenomena and Oscillations; Radiation, Light and
Illumination; Eng'ring Mathematics; Electric Dis-
charges, Waves and Impulses, and many technical ar-
ticles on elec. subjects. Address: Care Gen. Electric
Co., Schenectady, N. Y.

STEINWAY, CHARLES H.

Manufacturer of pianos; b. N. Y. City, June 3, 1857;
s. Charles G. and Sophie (Millinet) Steinway; ed. in
U. S. and -abroad; m. N. Y. City, Oct. 10, 1885, Marie
Anna Mertens; children: Charles F. M., b. 1892; Marie
Louise, b. 1894. V.-p. 1878-1896, pres. since 1896, Stein-
way & Sons, mf'rs pianos. Dir. Citizens' Savings
Bank and Pacific Bank. D'ecorated with Order of
Liakat 'by Sultan of Turkey: Legion d'Honneur by
Republic of France; Comd'r Order Lion and Sun. by-
Shah of Persia. Order of the Red Eagle by the King
of Prussia and German Emperor. Mem. of German
Liederkranz, German Soc, Chicago, Athletic Ass'n.
Chamber of Commerce. Nat. Manufacturers' Ass'n.
Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Manhattan, Lambs, German. Ad-
dress: 109 E. 14th St., N. Y. City.

STEPHENS, KATE

Author; b. Moravia, N. Y.: d. Nelson Timothy and
Elizabeth (Rath'bone) Stephens; ed. public and private
schools of N. Y. and Conn.; grad. Univ. of Kansas,
A.B., A.M.; grad. study in Cambridge, Mass., and Ger-
many. One vear ass't prof, and six years (1879-1885)
prof, of Greek in the Univ. of Kansas. Interest in
ed'n of women led to articles on women in Am. Supple-
ment of Encyclopaedia Britannica; Forum, Atlantic
Monthly. Author: American Thumb-Prints: Mettle of
Our Men and "Women, 1905: A Woman's Heart, 1906;
The Greek Spirit, 1914. Editor: Johnson's Life of
Pope. 1897. and other English classics; Stories from
Old Chronicles. 1909. Co-editor: Heroes Every Child
Should Know, 1907; Heroines Every Child Should
Know, 1908. '.Also constructive editor of many books.
Address: 420'W. 124th St., N. Y. City.

STEPHENSON, CHARLES S.

Lawyer; b. Brooklvn, N. Y., April, 1870; s. William
Wilson and Mary Millington (Sing) Stephenson; grad.
Yale, Ph.B., 1S95; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B.: m. Brooklvn.
1896. Sarah Lewis. Pres. Lewis & Egginton Co.. The
W. P. Sing Co. Mem. Bar Ass'n City of N. Y. Clubs:
Crescent Athletic, Lawyers, Yale (Brooklyn). Ad-
dress: 27 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

STERLING, GEORGE L.

Lawyer; b. Trumbull, Conn., 'Dec. 3, 1S55; s. Stephen
H. and Re'becea J. (Brinsmade) Sterling; ed. Mr.
Strong's Private Sch., and Mr. Day's Private Sch.,
Bridgeport, Conn.: grad. Yale Univ., academic dep't,
A.B.. 1876; 2 vears post-grad, course; Yale Law Sch.,
LL.B., 1880; ni. N. Y. City, July 1, 1901, Marie Louise
Dovlt (died Feb. 11, 1908). Admitted to bar in Conn.,
1880, and in N. Y.. 1881; has practised law in N. Y.
City since 1881. Since 1885 ass't in corporation coun-
sel's office through all administrations- formerly act-
ing corporation counsel. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N.
Y., New England Soc. Clubs: University, Manhattan,
Yale. Residences: 699 Fifth Av., St. Regis Hotel. Ad-
dress: 2 W. 54th St., N. Y. City.

STERLING, JOHN WILLIAM

Lawyer; b. Stratford, Conn., May, 1844; s. John
William and Catherine Tomlinson (Plant) Sterling;
grad. Stratford Acad, (valedictorian); then entered



Yale, where he took one of the Townsend prizes;
grad. with high honors, 1864, LL.D., 1893; spent 1865
in study of English literature and history, under Prof.
Noah Porter; next entered Columbia Law Sch., grad.
1867 (delivered valedictory address); unmarried. Soon
after graduating from Columbia Law Sch., entered
office of David Dudley Field. In May, 1868, took posi-
tion of managing clerk in another office but in Dec,
1868, returned to become partner with Mr. Field
under firm name of Field & Shearman. In Sept., 1873,
Mr. Field retired and firm name became Shearman &
Sterling. One of the notable cases in which new
firm was engaged was the defense of Rev. Henry
Ward Beecher, every detail of which was under the
personal supervision of the firm, the litigation, which
lasted two years, ended in defeat of plaintiff and their
payment of costs. Other important suits in which
thev were retained as counsel in 1876 were the out-
come of the "Black Friday" gold panic in 1869. For
a number of years has been personally concerned
in formation, foreclosure and reorganization of rail-
road companies. Is counsel for many trust estates
and for many British corporations and investors. Di-
rector Nat. City Bank of N. Y., N. Y. Trust Co., Con-
solidated Gas Co. of N. Y., Central Union Gas Co.,
Northern Union Gas Co., Standard Gas Light Co. of
N. Y., Bond and Mortgage Guarantee Co., New Am-
sterdam Gas Co. Pres. and trustee Miriam Osborn
Memorial Home Ass'n for aged, indigent gentlewomen,
whose home is at Rye, N. Y. Mem. N. E. Soc, Am.
Fine Arts Soc, Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Delta Phi
Clubs: Down Town, Tuxedo, Union League, Uni-
versity, Lawyers, Yale, Metropolitan, Union, Am.
Yacht. Residence: 912 Fifth Av. Address: 55 Wall
St., N. Y. City.

STERN, CHARLES MANN

Lawyer; b. Albany, N. Y., Sept. 16, 1876: s. Lewis
and Rosa (Mann) Stern; grad. Albany High Sch.,
1895; Albany Law Sch., 1897; m. Albar.y, N. Y., Dec.
8, 1909, Esther H. Barnet; children: William B.,
Robert L. Admitted to the 'bar, 1899, and to practise
in U. S Dist. and Circuit Courts for Northern Dist. of
N Y Mn'g clerk, Corp'n Counsel's Office, Albany,
N Y., 1905-1907; att'v for county treas. of Albany
County, 1908; appt'd Deputy Att'y Gen. of State of
N. Y., Jan. 1, 1909. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass n,
Albany Countv Bar Ass'n, The Old Philogians, Union
Coll. Alumni Ass'n of Northeastern N. Y.; past pres.
Independent Order of B'nai B"rith, Dist. No. 1. Clubs:
Adelphi (pres., 1911-1912), Unconditional Republican
(Albany), Citv (N. Y.). Address: 13 N. Pearl St.,
Albany, N. Y.

STERN, LEOPOLD

Senior mem. firm Stern Bros. & Co.; b. Germany.
Trustee Maiden Lane Savings Bank: dir. Jewelers
Protective Union; Great Eastern Casualty Co., Hudson
Realty Co. (Exec. Com.), Jewelers' Security Alliance
of U. 'S., Market & Fulton Nat. Bank. Trustee Belle-
vue and Allied Hosps.; dir. and v.-p. Montefiore Home
and Hosp. for Chronic Invalids. App'td comm'r State
of N Y bv Gov. Roosevelt at time of Pan-Am.
Exp'n; appt'd State elector McKinley and Hobart,
1897, and Taft and Sherman, 1909. Club: Republican
(mem. Exec. Com.). Residence: 27 W. 87th St. Ad-
dress: 6S Nassau St., N. Y. City.

STERN, LOUIS

Merchant; b. Germanv, Feb. 22, 1S47: s. M. A. and
Sophia Stern; ed. Albany, N. Y.; m. July 30, 1S79, L.
Starupp. Mem. firm Stern Bros.; dir. Bank of New
Amsterdam, Madison Safe Deposit Co., New Amster-
dam Safe Deposit Co. of N. Y., Mutual Life Ins. Co.;
pres Library Square Realty Co. Republican candi-
date for Pres. Borough of Manhattan. 1S97; U. S.
comm'r to Paris Exp'n, 1900; chm'n Exec. Com. of
X Y. State Comm'n to La. Purchase Exp'n, 1904.
Pres. Hebrew Orphan Asylum. Mem. Met. Museum of
Art, Am. Museum of Natural History, Aldine Ass'n.
Am. Geog. Soc, Albany Soc. Clubs: Lotos. Patrla,
Residence: 993 Fifth Av. Address: 41 W. 42d St., N.
Y. City.

STERNER, ALBERT

Artist; b. London, England, Mar. S, 1S63; attended
King Edward's Sch. Birmingham, England; Julian's
Acad., and Ecole des Beaux Arts. Opened a studio in
N Y, 1855; hon. mention in Paris Salon; bronze medal
at Paris Exp'n, 1900; silver medals, Buffalo Exp'n,
1901- gold medai. Munich, 1905. Instr. Art Students
League, N. Y. City, and N. Y. Sch. of Applied Design
for Women. Illustrator of many books. Asso. of
Nat. Acad, of Design, mem. Am. Watercolor Soc.
Clubs: Plavers, Lotcs. Address: 132 E. 19th St., N. Y.
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STERRETT, JOSEPH EDMUND

Certified public accountant; b. Brockwayville, Pa.,
June 17, 1S70; s. Ezekiel and .Martha Jane (McCurdy)
Sterrett; ed. public schs. of Pa.; m. Brockwayville,
Pa., June 17, 1S97. Margaret McCurdv: children: Wal-
ter Edmund, b. 1902; Raymond Arthur, b. 1905. Co-
author (with h. B. Kirkbride): The Modern Trust
Company. Mem. Price, Waterhouse & Co. Republi-
can; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Ass'n c-f Public Accountants
(pres., 1908-1910); Chamber of Commerce, Am.
Economic Ass'n, Acad, of Polit. Science, and other
org"ns. Clubs: City, Lawyers, Union League (N. T.
City), Art (Philadelphia). Residence: 350 W. 8Sth
St. Address: 54 William St., N. Y. City.

STERRY, FREDERIC

Mn'g dir. of hotels; b. Lansingburgh, N. Y.; s. Ed-
win S. and Mary E. (Scotlay) Sterry; ed. Albany Mil.
Acad.; m. Albany, N. Y., Oct. 30, 18S9, Catharine C.
Cleveland; children: Prudence Cleveland, b. Jan. 15,
1896; Virginia, b. Dec. 15, 1902. Mn'g dir. Plaza
Hotel, N. Y., Copley-Plaza Hotel, Boston; Greenbrier
Hotel, White Sulphur Springs, Va., and interested in
Palm Beach Hotels. V.-p. Plaza Operating Co., N. Y.,
and Catherine Van Vliet (DeWitt) Sterry; ed. private
son Country, Seabright Beach. Residence: 19 W. 58th
St., Seabright, N. J. Address: The Plaza, N. Y. City.

STERRY, JOHN DeWITT

Importer; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 29, 1S65; s. George E.
and Catherine Van Vliet (DeWitt) Sterry; ed. private
schools and Princeton Univ. V.-p. Weaver & Sterry,
Lt'd. Democrat. Mem. Sons of Revolution, Am. Geog.
Soc, N. Y. Hist. Soc, Am. Geneal. and Biog. Soc, Zeta
Psi fraternity. Recreations: Tennis, swimming.
Clubs: Princeton, Players. Residence: 121 E. 21st St.
Address: 79 Pine St., N. Y. City.

STETSON, AUGUSTA E.

Formerly Christian Science teacher and practitioner;
b. Waldoboro, Me.; d. Peabody and Salome (Sprague)
Simmons; ed. Damarascotta (Me.) High Sch., Lincoln
Acad., Newcastle, Me., Blish Sch. of Oratory, Boston,
Mass., Metaphysical Coll., Boston, degree of Christian
Science Doctor (C.S.D.); m. Damarascotta, Me., Capt.
Frederick J. Stetson (now deceased). Began practise
of Christian science healing 1884, in Boston, and in
1885 preached on alternate Sundays in The Mother
Ch., Chickering Hall, Boston; sent to N. Y. City by
Mrs. Eddy, 1SS6, and was among charter members
who organized First Ch. of Christ, Scientist, N. Y.
Citv, 1887; preached regularly in that church, and
appt'd pastor, 1S8S; in 1895 title of pastor changed to
First Reader, which position in the pulpit she con-
tinued to fill until rotation in office was inaugurated,
making it a term of three years. Principal N. Y. City
Christian Science Inst., chartered in 1891; raised
$1,250,000 to build First Ch. of Christ, Scientist, N. Y.
City, and dedicated it, free of debt, as soon as com-
pleted. Resigned from membership, First Church of
Christ, Scientist, N. Y. City, 1909. Author: Reminis-
cences, Sermons, and Correspondence, a book of 1,200
pages (published by G. P. Putnam's Sons); also a
book of Poems. Address: 7 W. 96th St., N. Y. City.

STETSON, FRANCIS LYNDE

Lawyer; b. Keeseville, N. Y., April 23, 1846; s. Hon.
Lemuel and Helen (Hassall) Stetson; grad. Williams
Coll., A.B. (with honors), 1867; m. Rahway, N. J., 1873,
Elizabeth Ruff. In practice of law, N. Y. City, since
1S69, senior mem. Stetson, Jennings & Russell. Gen.
counsel U. S. Steel Corp'n, Northern Pacific R'y Co., ,
U. S. Rubber Co., Internat. Mercantile Marine Co.;
pres. and dir. Northern Pacific R'y Co.; dir. Niagara
Falls Power Co., Niagara Development Co., Erie &
Jersey R'y Co., U. S. RutHber Co., N. Y., Susquehanna
& Western R. R., Erie & Jersey R'y, Chicago & Erie
R R., U. S. Express Co. Democrat; Episcopalian.
Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Alpha Delta Phi fraternity.
Trustee Williams Coll. Clubs: Metropolitan, Univer-
sity, Down Town, Nat. Arts, Tuxedo, Grolier, Riding,
Centurv. Residence: 4 E. 74th St. Address: 15 Broad
St., N. Y. City.

STEVENS, EDWARD FRANCIS

Librarian; b. Rangoon, Burma, Sept. 22, 1868; s. Rev.
Edward O.. DD., and Harriet Calista (Mason) Stevens;
ed. Colby Coll., B.A., 1889, Pratt Inst. Sch. of Library
Science, 1903; m. Sept. 21, 1899 Sally Elizabeth Field.
With Baker & Taylor Co., publishers and booksellers,
1889-1891; Longmans, Green & Co., publishers, 1891-
1902; Cataloger Yale Univ. Library, 1903-1906. Head
of Applied Science Reference Dep't, Pratt Inst. Free
Library, 1906-1910; Librarian, Pratt Inst. Free Li-
brary, since 1910; dir. Pratt Inst. Sch. of Library
Science since 1911. Progressive; Bapt. Mem. Am. Li-
brary Ass'n, Soc. for Promotion of Eng'ring Ed'n,



Audubon Soc. of N. Y., Delta Kappa Epsilon frater-
nity. Recreation: Gardening. Residence: "The Din-
gle," Shoreham, L. I. Address: Pratt Inst. Free Li-
brary, Ryerson St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

STEVENS, EDWARD LIVINGSTON

Lawyer- b. Rome, N. Y., June 24, 1877; s. Edward
Livingston and Clara (Catlin) Stevens; grad. Cornell
Univ., A.B., 1899 (Phi Beta Kappa); Cornell Univ. Law
Sch., LL.B., 1902; m. Greenwich, Conn., Sept. 15, 1906,
Emily Caroline Stevens; children: Emily Frances, b.
1907; Edward Livingston, Jr., b. 1910. Engaged in
gen. legal practice. Mem. firm Sackett, Chapman &
Stevens; dir. Batopilas Mining Co., and several other
corp'ns. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Psi Upsilon
fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Mem. B'd of Trade,
Greenwich, Conn. Recreations: Golf, canoeing. Clubs:
Psi Upsilon, Cornell Univ., Greenwich Country. Resi-
dence: 17 Trinity PI., New Rochelle, N. Y. Address:
154 Nassau St., N. Y. City.
STEVENS, FRANK W.

Chm'n Public Service Comm'n; b. Leon, N. Y., 1847;
ed. common schs., Randolph Acad., grad. Harvard Law
Sch., LL.B. Admitted to bar 1S72; appt'd ass't dist.
attv, Cattaraugus County, 1S76-1883; mem. B'd of Ed'n,
Jamestown, 1891-1897; appt'd public service comm'r,
and one of mems. B'd of Water Comm'rs of James-
town. Prosecuted charges against Justice Hooker
of Supreme Court, before Cam. of State Bar Ass'n,
later before Legislature. Address: Jamestown, N. Y.

STEVENS, FREDERICK C.

Financier; b. Attica, N. Y., 1856; s. Hon. Robert S.
Stevens, and g.-s. of Judge Alden S. Stevens; grad.
Attica Collegiate Inst., and Cornell Univ.; m. Hanni-
bal, Mo., Jan., 1S79, Belle C. Sprowle. Has been ac-
tively engaged in business enterprises in various parts
of the country. Established West- End Nat. Bank,
subsequently merged it with Citizens', becoming pres.
of that inst'n, and afterwards selling it to Nat. Metro-
politan, withdrawing from concern and establishing
the Commercial. Arranged consolidation of all city
and suburban street railroad lines of Washington,
with single exception o<t Capital Traction, and with-
drew, after placing amalgamated lines on good foun-
dation. At one time was largely interested in Poto-
mac Electric Lighting Co., and effected its consolida-
tion with U. S. Electric Lighting Co.; maintains a resi-
dence in Washington, but has his home at Attica, N.
Y. Elected and served as State Senator from the 46th
Senate Dist. of N. Y., and was chm'n N. Y. Legislative
Com to investigate city lighting. Appt'd, Jan., 1907,
by Gov. Hughes as sup't public works, State of N. Y.;
reappt'd 1909. Address: Attica, N. Y.

STEVENS, GEORGE THOMAS

Physioian; b. in Essex Co., N. Y., July 25, 1832; s.
Rev. Chauneey Coe (Congregationalist clergyman) and
Lucinda (Hoadley) Stevens, both descendants from
early settlers of New England, and both children of
soldiers who served through the Revolutionary War;
grad. Castleton Med. Coll. (Vt), M.D., 1857; Ph.D.,
Union Coll ; m. April 17, 1861, Harriet W., d. William
D. Wadhams, of Wadhams Mills, N. Y. ; children: Fran-
ces Virginia (Mrs. George T. Ladd), Dr. Charles W.
Began practice of medicine in Northern N. Y., in 1857;
commissioned, 1861, ass't surgeon, 77th N. Y. Vols, and
soon promoted to surgeon; operating surgeon of div.,
two and one half years and for some time med. insp.
6th Army Corps, serving in all campaigns of the
Armv of Potomac, and in Shenandoah campaign, un-
der Sheridan. Practised at Albany, N. Y., 1865-1880;
prof, physiology and diseases of the eye, Union Univ.



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