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Med. Coll., 1870-1876, and surgeon to Albany Hosp. ;
since 1SS0, practising in N. Y. City. Received highest
prize from Royal Acad, of Medicine at Belgium for
treatise on Functional Diseases of Nervous System,
1883; has devised many instruments for surg., philos.
and optical purposes, which are standard in America
and Europe; well known among oculists for researches
on anomalies of ocular muscles. Author: Three Tfears
in the Sixth Corps, 1866; Flora of the Adirondacks,
1868; Maladies des Centres Nerveux, 1883; Functional
Nervous Diseases, 1884; Coaching in North Wales,
1895; Les Muscles Moteurs de l'Oeil et l'Expression du
Visage, 1892; Treatise on the Motor Apparatus of the
Eyes, 1906. Illustrated Guide to Flowering Plants,
1910, and many articles on ophthalmologieal subjects.
Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Ophthalmol. Soc, A.A.A.S.,
Torrey Botanical Club; Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Ass'n
of N. Y. Republican. Mem. Mil. Order Loyal Legion,
Nat. 'Sculpture Soc Clubs: National Arts, Grolier, Re-
publican. Address: 350 W. 88th St., N. Y. City.

STEVENS, HARRIET WADHAMS

Born Wadhams Mills, N. Y., Aug. 31, 1842; d. Will-
iam L. and Emeline (Cole) Wadhams; g.-d. Gen. Lii-



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man Wadhams who took conspicuous part in battle of
Plattsburg, N. Y., in War of 1812; ed. in private sem-
inaries; m. April 17, 1861, Dr. George Thomas Stevens;
children: Frances Virginia (m. 1895, Prof. George
Trumbull Ladd, of Yale), Dr. Charles Wadhams Stev-
ens of N. Y. City. During husband's service in Civil
War, spent much time in Washington, D. C. Active
in social, patriotic and church work. Congregation-
alism V.-p. two years, and pres. 1905-1906, Nat. Soc.
New England Women; N. Y. Geneal. and Biog. Soc.;
v.-p. N. Y. chapter Dames of the Doyal Legion; for
several years engaged in preparing a work on the
genealogy of the Wadhams family which has recently
been published. Clubs: Sorosis, Women's Art, Bar-
nard, Patria. Address: 350 W. 88th St., N. Y. City.

STEVENS, WILLIAM H.

Pres. Agr'l Ins. Co. (Fire) ; b. La Fargeville, N. Y., May
3, 1859; s. Henry M. and Carrie F. (Harman) Stevens;
grad. Syracuse Univ., A.B., 1880; m. Potsdam, N. Y.,
1884, Elizabeth I. Coon; one son, Henry H., b. 1885.
Always identified with present business. Dir. Jefferson
.Co. Nat. Bank, N. Y. Trust Co., v.-p. Hungerford-Hol-
brook Press. Vestryman Trinity Ch. Republican.
Episcopalian. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Recreations: Golf, camping. Club: Black River Val-
ley. Address: 227 Ten Eyck St., Watertown, N. Y.

STEVENSON, A. RUSSELL

Clergyman; b. Baltimore, Md., Dec. 29, 1856; s. John
McPherson and Margaretta E. (Paxton) Stevenson;
ed. Chambersburg Acad., Chambersburg, Pa., 1870-
1873; Princeton, A.B., 1876; Union Theol. Sem., N. Y.
City, 1878-1879; Princeton Theol. Sem. one year, grad.
1880; Union Coll., D.D., 1897; m. Chambersburg, Pa.,
April 11, 1882, Mary Margaret, d. Col. Thomas B. Ken-
nedy, of Chambersburg, Pa. (pres. Cumberland Valley
R. R., 1870-1906); children: Thomas Kennedy, b. 1883,
Alexander R., Jr., b. 1893, Stuart Riddle, b. 1896. Li-
censed by Presbytery of N. Y.; ordained by Presby-
tery of Lehigh, Dec. 7, 1880. Pastor Brainerd Presby'n
Ch., Easton, Pa., 1880-1888, First Presby'n Ch., Schenec-
tadv, N. Y., since 188S. In spring of 1895 made tour
of Palestine. Republican. Presbyterian. Address: 6
Union St., Schenectady, N. Y.

STEVENSON, ALTON Z.

Clergyman; b. London, England; s. George John, M.
A., and Sarah (Thompson) Stevenson; ed. London,
England, Ch. and Coll. of Astrology of Minnesota (in-
corporated, Doctor of Astrology, and Minister of their
ch. in N. Y.; m. May 23, 1883, Susie Annie Gilshnan.
Writer and lecturer on astrological and biblical sub-
jects for Nat. Astrological Soc. Sec. and dlr. Nat.
Astrological Soc. of U. S., Inc., pres. Astrological Soc,
Inc., N. Y. Address: 1629 Lexington Av., N. Y. City.

STEVENSON, ARCHIBALD EWING

Lawyer; b. Uniontown, Pa., Sept. 23, 1884; s. John
J., LL.D., and Mary (Ewing) Stevenson; grad. N. Y.
Univ., B.S., 1904, C.E., 1905 (Hoe Sanitary Science
Prize); N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1909; m. N. Y. City,
April 27, 1910, Katharine De La Vergue; one d., Mary
De La Vergue, b. Jan. 26, 1911. Instr. Mineralogy N.
Y. Univ., 1905; in charge of dep't of Geology 1908-1909.
Admitted to practice in N. Y., 1910. Travelled ex-
tensively throughout Europe and N. America. Mem.
firm Graham & Stevenson, lawyers. Pres<by'n. Mem.
N. Y. County Lawyers Ass'n, West End Ass'n, N. Y.
Acad, of Sciences, Seismolo. Soc. of America, Soc. of
Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution, Delta Phi fra-
ternity. Clubs: Union League, Quill, Underwriters'.^
County (New Canaan), St. Elmo. Residence: 128 E.
34th St. Address: 15 Broad St., N. Y # . City.

STEVENSON, EDWARD LUTHER

College prof.; b. Rozetta, 111., Oct. 18, 1860; s. Thomas
Porter and Cassandra Booker (Ewing) Stevenson; ed.
public sens., 111., Franklin Coll., Franklin, Ind., A.B.,
1881, A.M., 1884; Johns Hopkins Univ., 1887-1888;
Heidelberg, Halle, Jena, Germany, Ph.D., Heidelberg,
1S90- LL.D., Franklin Coll., 1913; m. New Brunswick,
N. J., 1895, Grace Rue Runyon; children: Katharine
Lawrence, b. 1898, Edward Luther, Jr., b. 1900. Sup't
of schs. in Ind. and 111. Prof, of History, Rutgers
Coll., New Brunswick, N. J., since 1891. Non-resident
lecturer on Hist., Geography, Johns Hopkins Univ.;
lecturer on Hist. Geography, Columbia Univ., N. Y. Sec.
Hispanic Soc, of America. Traveled extensively
throughout Europe. Author: Numerous publications
on History and Geography. Republican; Baptist; dec-
orated, 1913, by His Majesty, Alfonso XIII., King of
Spain, Knight of the Grand Cross of Isabella, the
Catholic. Mem. Jamestown tricentennial Comm'n from
N. J., Teachers' Examining Com., New Brunswick, N.
J. (chm'n); Am. Hist. Ass'n, Am. Geog. Soc, Am. An-
tiquarian Soc, New Brunswick Hist. Sec, Phi Beta
Kappa fraternity. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Phi Delta



Theta, New Brunswick Golf, Barnard, Authors'. Resi-
dence: Yonkers, N. Y. Address: The Hispanic Soc. of
America, 156th St., W. of Broadway, N. Y. City.

STEVENSON, FREDERICK BOYD

Editor, writer; b. Sandusky, O., Jan. 6, 1869; s. John
Wesley and Caroline Converse (Mathews) Stevenson;
ed. private and public schs. of Sandusky O., and Law
College; m. Athens, O., Anna, d. Colonel Robert A. and
Martha S. (Dana) Constable; one d.: Caroline Fay.
Abandoned law for newspaper work; was staff cor-
respondent of Cleveland (Ohio) Herald at Columbus,
and in charge of State politics; afterwards Sunday
editor Chicago Tribune; city editor Chicago Mail; city
editor Chicago Morning News. Removed to N. Y. City,
1900, and was polit. editor of N. Y. Evening World;
now Sunday editor Brooklyn Eagle. Author: The Un-
Americans, a novel dealing with political and economic
questions in U.S.; also economic and political articles,
character sketches, short stories and poems in maga-
zines. Address: Brooklyn Eagle, Brooklyn, N. Y.

STEVENSON, HARRY

Gen. contractor; b. Mansfield, Woodhouse, Notting-
hamshire, England, Oct. 3, 1860; s. Samuel and Mary
(Clark) Stevenson; grad. Grove House Acad., Mans-
field, England, 1876; m. Jan. 11, 1888, Isabel Thorpe,
of Stretton Hall, Clay Cross, England; children: Edith
M., b. 18S9, G. Fred, b. 1892, Harold R., b. 1895, Reg-
inald T., b. 1898. Commenced building business under
father, 1876; continued until 1885, when came to U. S.;
superintended various operations in East and West
until 1897, when Tidewater Bld'g Co. was formed by
Col. J. J. Astor; engaged as sup't until Nov., 1900;
company then reorganized, made v.-p. Mem. Mans-
field Troop Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry Cav., 1879-
1885 (England). V.-p. and dir. Tidewater Bld'g Co.,
Lisle Realty Co. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem.
Livingston Lodge, 657, F. and A. M.; Building Trades
Employers' Ass'n, Gen. Soc. Mechanics and Tradesmen.
Clubs: Stuyvesant Heights Republican, Sea Cliff Yacht.
Residence: Sea Cliff, L. I. Address: 16 E. 33d St., N. Y.
City.

STEVENSON, JOHN JAMES

Educator (retired); b. N. Y. City, Oct. 10, 1841; s.
Andrew (D.D.) and Ann Mary (Willson) Stevenson;
grad. N. Y. Univ., A.B., 1863, Ph.D., 1867; N. Y. Univ.,
LL.D , Princeton, 1893; Washington and Jefferson,
1902; m. N. Y., April 13, 1865, Mary A. Macgowan (de-
ceased); 2d, Uniontown, Pa., Jan. 1, 1879, Mary C.
Ewing; children: Anna W., b. 1866 (deceased); Andrew
W. b. 1869 (deceased); Isabella S., b. 1870; Margaretta
D., b. 1880; Archibald E., b. 1884. Engaged in mining,
Nevada, 1868-1869. Prof, chemistry and natural his-
tory, West Va. Univ., 1869-1871; prof, geology in N. Y.
Univ., 1871-1909; sp'l ass't in Ohio Geol. Survey, 1871-
1872-1874; geologist on U. S. explorations west of the
100 meridian, 1873-1874-1879-1880; geologist on Pa.
Geol. Survey, 1875-1878, 1881-1882. Mem. Am. Philo-
sophical Soc, Geol. Soc of Am. (pres. 1889), N. Y.
Academy of Science (pres. 1896-1898), A.A.A.S. (v.-p.
1891), Internat. Geol. Congress (v.-p. for U. S. 1900);
foreign corr. or hon. mem. of many Geol. societies in
America and Europe. Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kappa fra-
ternity. Author of four volumes on the Geology of
Pa. of two volumes on the Geology of Colorado and
New Mexico, monograph of Carboniferous of the
Appalachian Basin and of many memoirs in scientific
journals. Club: Century. Address: 215 West 101st St.,
N. Y. City.

STEWART, ALEXANDER MAIR

Contractor; b. Kingston, Ont., Oct. 2, 1857; s. James
and Martha (Lvall) Stewart; ed. public schools and
Washington Univ., St. Louis, Mo.; m. Cincinnati, Ohio,
April 5, 1887, Emilv Elizabeth, d. W. W. Peabody, pres.
of Ohio & Mississippi R'y Co. (died July 4, 1888); one
d Elizabeth Peabody Stewart. Senior partner of
James Stewart & Co., contractors, with branch offices
in Chicago, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, New O'rleans and
San Francisco. Also pres. The Stewart-Kerbaugh-
Shanley Co., of N. Y. City; dir. Diamond Nat. Bank,
Pittsburgh; Diamond Savings Bank, Pittsburgh; United
Surety Co., Baltimore. Formerly served, private to
captain in Mo. N. G. Democrat. Presby'n. Mem. Am.
Geog. Soc, trustee Shantung (China) Union Coll.
Recreations: Yachting (joint owner with brother,
James C. Stewart, of steam yacht Issaquena). Clubs:
Engineers, N. Y. Yacht, New York (N. Y. City), Mary-
land (Baltimore), St. Louis (St. Louis), Indian, Harbor
Yacht (Greenwich). Address: 30 Church St., N. Y. City.

STEWART, AMBLER J.

Banker, capitalist; b. York Co.. Pa.; s. Thomas Ro-
land and Sarah Jane (Bay) Stewart; ed. Harrisburg
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Alice Cary Calder; one son: Calder Bay, b. 1886. Bank-
ing 11 years in Pa.; interested in railroads and
corp'ns ten years. V.-p., treas. and gen. mg'r Alaska
Copper Corp'n. Presby'n. Club: Lawyers. Address:
60 Wall St., N. T. City.

STEWART, GEORGE BLACK

Clergyman; educator; b. Columbus, O., Feb. 28, 1854;
s. Alexander Adams and Louisa Susannah (Black)
Stewart; ed. Columbus (O.) public schs., Princeton
Coll., A.B., 1S76. A.M.. 1S87, Auburn Theol. Sem., D.D.,
Washington and Jefferson Coll., 1892, LL.D., 1902,
S.T.D., Hobart Coll., 1912; m. Columhus, O., June IS,
1879, Mary Adaline Thompson; children: Helen (Mrs.
Edwin Huyler), b. March 21, 1880; Harris Bates, b.
May 26, 1S82; George Black, b. Nov. 6, 1884; Weir, b.
Dec. 14, 1894. Pastor Calvary Presby'n Ch., Auburn,
N. T., 1S79-1S84; Market Square Presby'n Ch., 1884-
1899; pres. Auburn Theol. Sem. and Prof, of practical
theology since 1899. Progressive; Presby'n. Mem.
Religious Ed'n Ass'n. Archseol. Inst, of America, Sons
of Revolution, mem. B'd of Trustees. Princeton Univ.,
since 1887; trustee Wilson Coll. for Women, 1885-1899;
pres. Pa. Chautauqua, 1S93-1899; trustee United Soc. of
Christian Endeavor; dir. Religious Ed'n Ass'n. Ad-
dress: Auburn, N. T.

STEWART, JAMES

Publisher, printer; b. N. Y. City, June 6, 1850; s.
James and Mary H. Stewart; ed. public schools; m.
N. T. City, Charlotta B. Carmody; children: Harry R..
Jennie M. Candidate for senator in 13th Senatorial
Dist. ; delegate to presidential nomination on Repub-
lican ticket, 1904; mem. Republican Co. Com. Pres.
R. F. Fenno & Co. (publishers). Republican; Metho-
dist. Trustee of Washington Sq. M. E. Church. Mason.
Mem. Chancellor Walworth Lodge, N. Y. Typothetse,
Royal Arcanum (Colfax Council), Printers' Ass'n.
Clubs: Columbia Yacht (treas.), Republican. Address:
518 West 26th St., N. Y. City.

STEWART, JOHN APPLETON

Manufacturer; b. Morrisville, N. Y., Nov. 8, 1865; s.
James Stephen and Emeline (Tucker) Stewart; ed.
Cazenovia Sem., Fort Edward Collegiate Inst.; m.
Oswego, N. Y., Feb. 22, 1900, Alice Josephine Collins;
one son: James Stephen, b. Sept. 11, 1910. Pres. States
Farm & Development Co. Pres. Republican League
of Clubs of State of N. Y.; trustee N. Y. State Sen. of
Agriculture at Morrisville. Mem. Am. Museum Natural
History. Nat. Civic Federation. Mem. First Class,
Loyal Legion of U. 9.; Nat. Child Labor Com.; Acad,
of Polit. and Social Science; Charity Org'n Soc;
Internat. League for Highway Improvement (pres.);
chm'n Exec. Com. Am. Com. for Celebration Century
of Peace Among English-Speaking Peoples; trustee
N. Y. Peace Soc. Congregationalism Recreations:
Hunting, fishing., Cluibs: Lawyers' Republican (N. Y.
City), Cosmos. Army and Navy (Washington, D. C),
Fortnightly (Oswego, N. Y.), Abbeycroff Hunt (Quebec,
Can.), St. Lawrence Fish and Game (Canton, N. Y.),
Residence: Morrisville, Madison Co., and Mt. Vernon,
N. Y. Address: 50 Church St., N. Y. City.

STEWART, JUDD

Smelter, refiner; h. Kans., 1867; s. Lewis N. and
Julia E. (Kreigh) Stewart; ed, in schs. of Kansas
City; m. Omaha, 1888, Fanny Bell; children: Rogers,
lb. 1895; Chauncey Judd, 1). 1897; Douglas, b. 1899. In
Smelting and Refining business since 1882. Has
travelled in U. S., Mexico, S. America and Europe, on
business. Pres. and dir. Sun Coal & Coke Co., New
River Smokeless Coal Co.; treas. and dir. New River
Colleries Co.. Chesapeake & Ohio Coal Co.; gen. auditor
and dir. Am. Smelting & Refining Co., Consolidated K. C.
S. & R. Co.. Am. Smelting Securities Co., dir. Internat.
Metal Co. Mem. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Kans. Hist
Soc, Chicago Hist. Soc, 111. Hist. Soc. 32 Mason. Has
made collection of books and pamphlets on Abraham
Lincoln, which is most complete in existence. Recre-
ation: Golf. Clubs: Lambs. Crawford and Westfield
Golf Park. Residence: 57 Willow Av., Plainfield, N. J
Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

STEWART, LISPENARD

Lawyer; b. Westchester County. N. Y., June 19, 1855;
ed. Yale, A.B., 1876; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1878;
trustee of the Rhinelander Estate from 1878; treas.
Rhinelander Real Estate Co. Active Republican: mem.
State Senate of N. Y., 1889-1890; Harrison and Morton
presidential elector, 1888; delegate to Nat. Rep. Conv.
in St. Louis. 1896, and Philadelphia, 1900; pres. State
Comm'n of Prisons, since 1895. Prominently identified
with philanthropic and edn'l interests. Residences: 6
Fifth Av., N. Y. City, and White Lodge, Newport, R. I.
Address: 31 Nassau St., N. Y. City.



STEWART, WILLIAM A. W.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City. Sept. 10, 1876; srad. Princeton
Univ., A.B., 1897; Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1900. Mem.
firm Stewart & Shearer. Mem. Ass'n Bar City N. Y.
Trustee N. Y. Infirmary for Women and Children.
Clubs: University, Metropolitan, Jekyl Island. Resi-
dence: 1 Washington Sq. Address: 45 Wall St., N. Y.
City.

STEWART, WILLIAM RHINELANDER

Born N. Y. City, 1852; s. Lispenard and Mary
(Rhinelander) Stewart; attended Charlier Inst., etc.;
grad. Columbia Law Sch., and admitted to Bar 1873;
hon. M.A., Columbia Univ., 1913. Pres. and dir. Rhine-
lander Real Estate Co.; trustee Greenwich Savings
Bank; dir. Corn Exchange Bank. Comm'r State Board
of Charities since 1882; Pres. of Board, 1894-1903,
1907-1913; pres. Nat. Conference of Charities and Cor-
rection, 1898, and N. Y. State Conference of Charities,
1903. Warden and treas. Grace Episcopal Ch. Origina-
tor of plan which culminated in erection of Washing-
ton Arch, Washington Square, presented to the city
1895. Address: 31 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

STIEGLITZ, ALFRED

Editor, publisher, photographer; b. Hoboken, N. J.,
Jan. 1, 1864; s. Edward and Hedwig (Werner) Stieg-
litz; ed. Charlier Inst, and Public Sch., N. Y. City, Coll.
City of N. Y., Berlin Poly. (Germany), and Berlin
Univ. (Germany); m. N. Y. City, Nov. 16, 1893, Em-
meline Obermeyer; one d.: Katherine, b. Sept. 27, 1898.
During 1881-1890, abroad; devoted most of time to
scientific and artistic photography, furthering same
throughout the world. Edited American Amateur
Photographer, N. Y. City, 1892-1895; founded and
edited Camera Notes, N. Y. City, 1897-1902 (now ex-
tinct); founded Camera Work, also its editor and
publisher, 1902; founder and dir. Photo-Secession,
the most influential of photographic org'ns devoted
to dignifying and recognition of photography as a
means of pictorial expression. In 1905 founded "Lit-
tle Gallery" of Photo-Secession, where during eight
months of every year continuous exb'ns are held:
This Gallery's exb'ns have not only made history in
photography, but in the art-world generally. Its
exb'ns have become famous throughout the world as
representing the most advanced ideas in art. The
gallery, although small, has been visited by over
100,000 people since its opening. Since 1905 Mr. Stieg-
litz has philanthropically given virtually all his time
to running these galleries. Has been interested in
practical way in photo-engraving, photogravure, print-
ing, color photography, etc. Originally studied mech.
eng'ring in Berlin. Has written on photographic sub-
jects for the press throughout the world. Inde-
pendent in politics. Life mem. Camera Workers, N. X.
City; hon. fellow Royal Photographic Soc. (London).
Recipient of over 125 medals. London, Paris, Vienna,
Budapest, Hamburg, Berlin, Turin, Calcutta, Toronto,
Boston, N. Y. City and Philadelphia. Recreations:
Golf, billiards and sports generally. Clubs: Camera, of
Vienna (hon. mem); Hamburg Photographic, Orange
Camera (N. J.), Cleveland Camera, Chicago Camera,
L'Effort (Brussels), Linked Ring (London). Address:
1111 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

STILLMAN, JAMES

Merchant, banker; b. Brownsville, Tex., June 9, 1850;
descended from an old English family, which emi-
grated to America and settled at Hadley, Mass.; family
was prominent in Revolutionary War, two of his
great-grandfathers having been officers in Continen-
tal Army; his father, Charles Stillman, was shipping
merchant in N. Y. City in first half of 19th century;
parents returned from the South to Hartford, Conn.,
shortly after his birth; ed. principally at Churchill's
Sch., Sing Sing, N. Y.; m. Elizabeth Rumrill; children:
Elsie (m. William G. Rockefeller), James A., Isabel
Goodrich (m. Percy A. Rockefeller), Charles Chauncey,
Ernest Goodrich. On attaining majority, entered
firm of Smith, Woodward & Stillman, cotton mer-
chants of N. Y. City, and has maintained an unbroken
connection with that house ever since, becoming part-
ner, 1873, of firm Woodward & Stillman, which suc-
ceeded the earlier firm. Pres., 1891-1909, and chm'n
B'd of Directors since 1909, Nat. City Bank of N. Y.,
which, under his mg'mt has become by far largest
bank in capital, resources and business, in U. S.;
trustee Bowery Savings Bank, Fifth Av. Safe Deposit
Co., Lincoln Safe Deposit Co., N. Y. Trust Co.; dir.
Baltimore & Ohio R. R., N. Y. Central & Hudson River
R. R., Lake Shore & Mich. R. R., Queens Ins. Co.,
Terminal Warehouse Co., Western Union Telegraph
Co., Chicago & Northwestern R. R. Co., Delaware &
Lackawanna R. R. Co,; mem. Exec. Com. and trustee
U. S. Trust Co.; mem. Chamber of Commerce and Cot-
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fine cattle and blooded horses on his farm at Corn-
wall-on-Hudson. Clubs: Century, Metropolitan, Union
Leag-ue, Reform, N. ~i. Yacht, Seawanhaka-Corinthian
Yacht, Eastern Yacht, St. Augustine Yacht, Atlantic
Yacht, Army and Navy, Ardsley, Tuxedo, Union, Jekyl
Island, Riding-, Lawyers. Residence: 9 E. 72d St. Ad-
dress: 55 Wall St., N. Y. City.

STILLMAN, RALPH GRIFFITHS

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Feb 21, 1882; s. Frank M.
and Caroline (Griffiths) Stillman; grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B., 1903; Columbia Univ., Coll. of Phys. and Surg.,
M.D., 1907. Engaged in practise of profession since
graduation. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Acad, of
Medicine, Nu Sigma Nu fraternity. Club: Yale. Ad-
dress: 128 W. 59th St., N. Y. City.

STILLMAN, WILLIAM OLIN

Physician and surgeon, philanthropist, antiquarian;
b. Normansville, Albany Co., N. Y., Sept. 9, 1856; s.
Rev. Stephen Lewis and Lucretia (Miller) Stillman;
d. Albany public school, Albany Med. Coll. (Union
Univ.), M.D., 1878, A.M., Union, 1880; post-grad,
studies, Univs. of Vienna and Paris, 1883-1884; m. Bos-
ton, April 17, 18S0, Frances M. Rice. Practised medi-
cine at Saratoga Springs, 1878-1883; since 1884, at Al-
bany, N. Y. Medical writer, lecturer and Inventor of
professional instruments; humanitarian and archaeolo-
gist; founder Albany Sch. for Nurses, "and Albany
Hist, and Art Society; secured passage of 17 sp'l
laws by N. Y. Legislature of importance to humani-
tarian work. Editor Nat. Humane Review; mem.
Civic Federation, Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science,
A.A.A.S., Am. Geol. Soc, Am. peace Soc, N. Y. Peace
Soc, etc. Physician to various inst'ns; mem. of county,
State, nat. and internat. med. societies, Med. Ass'n of
Greater City of N. Y. Lecturer Albany Med. Coll.
Pres. Am. Humane Ass'n, First Am. Internat. Humane
Congress, Mohawk and Hudson River Humane Soc,
N. Y. State Humane Ed'n Com. and First Am. Internat.
Humane Conference for 1910; pres. Nat. Training
School for Certified Nurses; director Fairview Home
for Friendless Children; 'trustee Albany Inst, and Al-
bany Hist. Soc, v.-p. N. Y .State Hist. Soc; mem.
Hoosick Hist. Soc. Officer N. Y. State Cpnv. Char-
ities and Correction; v.-p. N. Y. State Conv. of Anti-
Cruelty Socs., etc. Received personal gold medal at
World's Fair at St. Louis, for services to humanity.
Recreations: Automobiling and farming. Club: Uni-
versity. Address: 287 State St., Albany, N. Y.

STILWELL, GILES H.

Lawyer; b. Windsor, N. Y., Jan. 13, 1S54; s. Philip
T. and Lucy M. (Heath) Stilwell; grad. Amherst Coll.,
A.B., 1881, A.M., 1885; m. 1st, April 29, 1885, Mary A.
Lewis (died March. 31, 1901); m. 2d, Oct. 22, 1902,
Addie L. Clark (died April 4, 1906); 3d, Oct. 8, 1907,
Mabel V. Parker; children: Lewis D., b. July 15, 1891,
Giles, h. 1S97 (died 1899). Principal Lisle (N. Y.)
Union Sch. and Acad., 1881-1884; Geddes (N. Y.) Union
Sch. and Acad, (now Syracuse), 1SS4-18S7. Admitted
to bar 1889; since then practising. Instr. Coll. of
Law, Syracuse Univ., 1896-1904. Mem. B'd of Ed'n,
City of Syracuse, 1889-1894, and since 1902-1910, pres.
B'd, 1893-1894, 1902-1910, pres. Syracuse Public Library,
1894-1895. Mem. firm of Stilwell, Viall & Stilwell,
lawyers; v.-p. and att'y Franklin Auto Co.; dir. H. H.
Franklin Mf'g Co.; pres. Syracuse Chamber of Com-
merce, 19,06-1908. Progressive, Congregationalism
Clubs: University, of Syracuse, Citizens, of Syracuse,
Masonic Temple, Syracuse. Address: 1906 W. Genesee
St., Syracuse, N. Y.

STILWELL, VAN MATER

Lawyer; b. Morganville, N. J., Jan. 24, 1860; s. Joel
P. and Phoebe Stilwell; ed. Poly. Inst., Brooklyn;
Columbia Grammar Sch., N. Y. ; Columbia Coll. Sch of
Arts and Sciences, 1881; Sch. of Law, 18S3; m. Sept.
23, 1898, Laura Jean Libbey, author. Admitted to bar,
18S3. Residence: 916 President St. Address: 26 Court
St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

STIMSON, HENRY ALBERT

Clergyman; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 28, 1842; s. Henry C.
and Julia M. (Atterbury) Stimson; grad. Yale, class
of 1865; A.B., A.M., D.D., hon. D.D., from Ripon Coll.;
hon. S.T.'D. from Yale Univ.; m. Chicago, 111.. April 19,
1877, Alice W. Bartlett; children: Alice, Julia, Lucile,
Henry Bartlett, Philip Moen, Dorothy, Barbara. Pas-
tor Plymouth Cong'l Ch., Minneapolis, 1S69-1880; Union
Cong'l Ch., Worcester, Mass., 1880-18S6; Pilgrim Cong'l
Ch., St. Louis, 1886-1893; Broadway Tabernacle, N. Y.,
1893-1896; Manhattan Cong'l Ch., N. Y. since 1896.
Trustee Carleton and Drury Coll. and Mount Holyoke
^oll. and Chicago & Hartford Theol. Seminaries. Mem.
B'd of Visitors of Wellesley Coll., pres. B'd Visitors
of Andover Theol. Sem., recording see. Am. B'd of
Foreign Missions. Pres. of Cong'l Ch. Bid'*" Soc; v.-p.



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