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TAYLOR, WILLARD U.

Lawyer; b. Lyons, N. Y., July 19, 1868; s. William
Taylor and Mary Morgan (Underhill) Taylor; ed. Cor-
nell Univ., Ph.B., 1891; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1893.
Mem. law firm MadFarland, Taylor & Costello; spe-
cialty in admiralty and commercial law. Pres. and
dir. Apex Equipment Co., Undercliff Terminal & Ware-
house Co., Atlantic Timberland Corp'n, Equipment
Corp'n; see. and dir. Mercantile Corp'n; dir. Am. Com-



mercial Corp'n. Mem. Ass'n Bar Citv of N. Y., Mari-
time Exchange, N. Y. Hist. Soc. Clubs: N. Y. Yacht,
Nat. Democratic, N. Y. Athletic, Cornell Univ., Down
Town Ass'n, Atlantic Yacht (vice-commo.). Address:
65 Wall St., N. Y. City.

TAYLOR, WILLIAM H.

Coal operator; b. Paterson, N. J., Sept. 30, 1859; s.
William H. and Katharine G. (Deeths) Taylor; ed.
Dickinson Sem., Williamsport, Pa.; m. Scranton, Pa.,
1886, Nellie G. Barker. Employed with W. H. Taylor
& Co., and became successor to business 1880, estab-
lishing branch at Scranton, 1884, and Hazelton, 1889.
Organizer and pres. St. Clair Coal Co., Goodwin;
Car Co., Franklin Coal Co., Schuylkill Supply Co.; dir.
Coal & Iron Nat. Bank. Republican; Christian Scien-
tist. Mason. Club: Scranton. Address: 17 Battery
PI., N. Y. City.

TAYLOR, WILLIAM J.

Bld'g constructor; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 20, 1870; b.
James and Hannah (Morrison) Taylor; ed. N. Y. City;
m. N. Y. City, Sept. 10, 1902. Mattie M. Wheeler; chil-
dren: Helen De Veau, b. Jan. 31, 1909; Catharine Mor-
rison, b. Dec. 4, 1911. Veteran Naval Militia, S. N. Y.,
1st Battalion. Pres. William J. Taylor Co.; v.-p. Cen-
tral Park Studios; dir. Sherman Nat. Bank; treas. Co-
operative Bld'g Constr'n Co. Episcopalian. Clubs:
Lotos, Transportation. Residence: 823 Park Av. Ad-
dress: 5 E. 42d St., N. Y. City.

TAYLOR, WILLIAM RIVERS

Clergyman; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 28, 1856; s.
William J. R. (D.D.) and Maria L. (Cowenhoven)
Taylor; grad. Rutgers Coll., A.B., 1876, Latin Saluta-
tory (classical honor), Valedictory (rhetorical honor),
A.M., 1879; grad. Theol. Sem. Reformed Ch. in America,
New Brunswick, N. J., 1879; Univ. of Rochester, D.D.,
1891; m. Philadelphia, Jan. 24, 1888, Annie Brown,
eldest d. James Spear; children: Louise van Campen,
b. 1890; Anne, b. 1892; Romeyn, b. 1894; James Spear,
b. 1896. Pastor Reformed (IDutch) Ch., Franklin Park,
N. J., 1879-1884; 1st Reformed (Dutch) Ch., Philadel-
phia, 1884-1888; Brick Presby'n Ch., Rochester, N. Y.,
since 1888. Pres. N. Y. State Young People's Soc.
Christian Endeavor; chm'n Gen. Assembly Permanent
Com. on Young People, 1903; mem. Gen. Assembly's
Com. on Book of Common Worship, 1905; trustee
Univ. of Rochester; trustee Reynolds Library,
Rochester; dir. Aufburn Theological Seminary. Mem.
Phi Beta Kappa fraternity. Clubs: Genesee Valley
(Rochester), Country (Rochester). Summer address:
Keene Valley, Essex Co., N. Y. Address: 13 Prince
St., Rochester, N. Y.

TEEPLE, JOHN E.

Consulting and mf'g chemist; b. Kempton, 111., Jan.
4, 1874; s. William H. and Abby M. (Hinckley) Teeple;
grad. Valparaiso (Ind.) Univ., B.S., A.B. ; Cornell
Univ., B.S.. Ph.D.: m. Fremont, Neb., 1S97, Lina Pease;
children: John Hazen, b. 1901; Charlotte Marion, b.
1903- Granger Odell, b. 1907. Prof, chemistry and
mathematics, Fremont Coll., 4 years; instr. chemistry,
Cornell Univ., 4 years. Consulting chemist and chem-
ical eng'r. Mem. Soc. Chem. Industry, F.A.A.S., Am.
Electro-chem. Soc, Am. Chemical Soc, Franklin Inst.
Deutsche Chemische Gesellschoff, Sigma Xi fraternity.
Clu'b: Chemists. Residence: 1S5 Montclair Av., Mont-
clalr, N. J. Address: 50 E. 41st St., N. Y. City.

TEFFT, ERASTUS THEODORE

Banker; b. N. Y. Citv, Nov. 11, 1877; s. Frank and
Gertrude (Benchly) Tefft; grad. Yale Univ., Ph.B.
Senior mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange, firm Tefft & Co.
Address: 5 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

TEFFT, RICHARD CARLISLE

Manufacturer; b. Plattsburgh, N. Y., Nov. 8, I860; s.
Otis Augustus and Mary (Carlisle) Tefft; ed. Platts-
burgh and Sandy Hill public schools, Glens Falls, N.
Y. Acad, and Yale Law Sch., LL.B.; m. Sandy Hill, N.
Y., June 27, 1888, Mary Luther; children: Richard
Carlisle, Jr., b. Aug. 9, 1893; Ruth Marcella, b. May 17,
1897. Admitted to bar in Connecticut and then entered
the Sandy Hill Iron and Brass Works; elected its sec.
in 1S97 and pres. in 1907, in which office now serving;
also dir. Sandy Hill Nat. Bank. Independent in politics;
Baptist. Mem. Masonic lodge and chapter. Address:
Hudson Falls, N. Y.
TELLER, JOHN DuBOIS

Lawver; b. Sandy Hill, N. Y., May 11, 1S45; s. Ben-
jamin 'F. and Elizabeth (DuBois) Teller; grad. Will-
iams Coll., A.B. (class orator and math, prize,
sophomore year, and commencement oration, senior
year)- unmarried. Admitted to bar by Supreme Court
of N. Y., 4th Dist., 1S70; now of law firm of Teller &
Hunt., Auburn, N. Y.; dir. Cayuga Co. Nat. Bank. Police-



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justice of Auburn, 1S77-1SS0; surrogate of Cayuga
Co., 1SS4-1S90. Democrat; nominee of party for Justice
of Supreme Court, 1SS7; judge Cour; oi Appeals, 1895;
for State Senator, 1897. Traveled in Europe, 1875; in
Western States, 1SS3; in Florida, etc., 1899, 1907, 1908,
1909 and 1910, Panama, 1912, and Egypt, 1913. Mem.
Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Assn. Cayuga Co. Bar
Ass'n; trustee and pres. Auburn City Hosp. Recre-
ations: Golf, driving; pres. Central N. Y. Golf League
for 16 years. Clubs: Reform (N. Y. City), Auburn
City, Owasco Country. Address: 43 Genesee St., Au-
burn, N. Y.

TENCH, FREDERICK

Contractor; b. Grimsby, Ont., Can.; s. William East-
wood Carruthers and Ellen (Murray) Tench; ed. public
and grammar schools, Niagara Falls, Ont.; m. Ger-
mantown, Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1S99, Emma Harriet
Roberts; children: John Roberts, b. 1900; Sarah Ellen,
b. 1905; Frederica, b. 190S. Has been engaged in bridge
bld'g on Mississippi, Missouri and Snake Rivers, and
in Louisiana and N. Y. City; built N. Y. end of Will-
iamsburg Bridge, a large part of N. Y. Subway, Ship
Canal Bridge, etc. V.-p. Terry & Tench Co., Inc. Epis-
copalian. Mem. Canadian Soc. Clubs: Transportation,
Faculty, Church, Engineers. Residence: 20 Green-
ridge Av., White Plains. Address: Lexington Av. and
131st St., N. Y. City.

TEN EYCK, PETER GANSEVOORT

Congressman; b. Bethlehem, X. Y., Nov. 7, 1S73; s.
Abraham Cuyler and Margaret Matilda (Haswell) Ten
Eyck; ed. Albany Acad., Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Troy,
N. Y., 1892-1896; m. April 15, 1903, Bertha F. Dederick,
of Albany; one sen: Peter Gansevoort Dederick, b.
April 3, 1905. With N. Y. Central & Hudson River K.
R., 1S96-1903, batteryman to signal eng'r, organizing
signal standards for the system; became chief eng'r
and treas. Federal R'y Signal Co., 1903, later v.-p. and
gen. mg'r. Mem. 63d Congress, 1913-1915, from 2Sth X.
Y. Dist. Democrat. Mem. 3d Signal Corps, 3d Brigade,
N. Y. N. G. Mem. Dutch Reformed Ch Rensselaer Poly.
Inst. Alumni Ass'n, Albany Acad. Alumni Ass'n, Am.
R'y Eng'ring Ass'n, X. Y. State Waterways Ass'n,
Atlantic Deep Waterways Ass'n, Xat. Rivers and
Harbors Congress, Sons of Revolution. Delta Phi,
Holland Soc, N. Y., Albany Inst, and Hist, and Art
Soc. Mason. Clubs: University (trustee). Ft. Orange,
Albany, Automobile of Albany, Albany Yacht, Albany
Country, Transportation (X. Y.). Residence: 479 State
St. Addresses: S3 State St., Albany, X. Y., and Room
430, House Office Bld'g, Washington, D. C.

TERHUNE, ALBERT PAYSON

Writer, traveler, editor; s. Rev. Edward Payson
(D.D) and Mary Virginia (Hawes) Terhune (Marion
Harland); ed. at Paris, Geneva and Florence, and grad.
Columbia Univ.. A.B.. 1S93: m. Anice Morris Stockton;
one d: Lorraine Virginia Terhune. Traveled through-
Greece and the Orient, 1S93-1S94, crossing Syria on
horseback; living with Bedouins in the desert; investi-
gating leper settlements and penetrating to Moham-
medan shrines barred to foreigners; on editorial staff
of X. Y. Evening World since 1894. Author: Syria from
the Saddle; Columbia. Stories: Caleb Conover, Rail-
roader (novel). 1907; Doctor Dale (in collaboration
with his mother); The Xew Mayor; The World's Great
Events (Dodd, Mead & Co.), 1908; The Fighter, 1910;
The Woman (Bobbs-Merrill Co.). 1912; Raegan Stories
(Smart Set series, 1913-1914). Co-author (with Will-
iam C. DeMille) of the libretto of Hero Nero (comic
opera): contb'r short stories, verse and novelettes to
magazines. Expert in physi'cal culture and athletics.
Presby'n. Recreations: Fencing, boxing, rowing, swim-
ming. Clubs: Barnard, Adventurers, Authors. Address:
Sunnybank. Pompton Lakes, X. J., and 200 W. 78th
St., X. Y. City.

TERHUNE, ANICE

Musical composer; b. Hampden, Mass.; d. John Pot-
ter and Elizabeth Morris (Olmstead) Stockton; ed.
Howard Sch., Springfield, Mass., the Elms; studied
music, piano, organ and harmony, with Louis Coenen,
Rotterdam; Prof. F. Basset and Prof. E. M. Bowman,
N. Y. City; m. Hampden, Mass., Albert Payson Ter-
hune. Composer of over 100 songs, notably Summer
Xoon; Heine Love Song; Syrian Woman's Lament;
Song at Dusk (chorus for men's voices); Faith; I'm
Longing for You; also the music of the comic opera
Hero Xero; author of Home Musical Education, 1908;
Dutch Ditties (book of 15 songs), 1909; A Chinese
Child's Day and Colonial Carols; also Barnyard
Ballads (G. Schirmer Co.). 1910; Children's Kaleido-
scope of Music (Arthur Schmidt Co.), 1913; contb'r short
stories, verse, etc., to the magazines. Asso. editor
Progress, 190S-1909. Composed music of operetta The
Woodland Princess (G. Schirmer, 1912); Six Tc-ne



Poems, for pianoforte (G. Schirmer, 1912); The South
\\ ind; Butterfly Wooing; In the Forest, for pianoforte
(A. Schmidt, 1913); The Little Dream Horse (G. Schir-
ni. ,-, KU2): Countrv Sketches, Xo. 1 (6 pieces for piano,
John Church Co., 1913); Country Sketches, Xo. 2 (6
supplementary pieces for piano, John Church Co.,
1913); Schirmer's Music Spelling Book. Was several
years concert pianist in X. Y. City and elsewhere; also
church organist. Presby'n. Recreations: Bowling,
rowing. Club: Barnard. Address: Sunnybank. Pomp-
ton Lakes, N. J., and 200 W. 78th St., X. Y. City.

TERRY, CHARLES APPLETON

Lawyer; b. S. Weymouth, Mass., March 2, 1858; s.
Rev. James Pease and Catharine Matson Terry; grad.
Amherst, A.B., 1879; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1883;
m. Xew Haven, Conn., June 22, 1886, Marie Cady; chil-
dren: Catharine Louise, Matson Cady, b. 1893. Att'y
and v.-p. Westinghouse Elec Mf'g Co.; v.-p. and dir.
Scranton and Wilkes-Barre Traction Corp'n; dir. Cana-
dian Westinghouse Co., Cooper-Hewitt Electric Co.
(treas. and sec); dir. Lackawanna & Wyoming Valley
R. R. Co., Bryant Electric Co., The Perkins Electric
Switch Mf'g Co. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Am.
Inst. Elec Eng'rs, Delta Kappa Epsilon Ass'n, Am-
herst Ass'n, Mayflower Soc, Ass'n Car City of X. Y.
Clubs: University, Sleepy Hollow, City Lunch,
Thousand Island Yacht. Address: 165 Broadway, X.
Y. City.

TERRY, CHARLES THADDEUS

Lawyer, and prof, of law, Columbia Univ.; b. Albany,
X. Y., Sept. 1, 1S67; s. Griffith Pritchard and Eleanor

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or Benin, isau; m. iNew scouana, is. x., June -.s, imo,
Katherine Lansing Htndrick; children: James Hen-
drick, Katherine Hendrick, Thaddeus Beatrice. Began
practice of law as junior partner of old-established
firm of X. Y. City; after two years became junior
mem. of a law partnership of three, remaining in Arm
for six years, since which time has practised alone.
Prize Lecture on Practice and Pleading Under X. Y.
Code of Civil Procedure, Columbia Univ., Law Sch.,
1S93-1S95; regular lecturer, 1S96-1901; prof, of law
since 1901. Editor Minute Book, etc., on Incorporation
Law. As counsel for Xat. Ass'n of Automobile M'f'rs,
1903, conducted various test cases on the X. Y. State
restriction law and succeeded in having it declared
unconstitutional: app't'd by Gov. Higgins Comm'r of
X. Y. State on uniformity of laws in U. S. ; elected sec.
Xat. Conf. of Uniform Law Com'rs, 1905, now pres.
Chm'n Tenement Shade Tree Comm'n of Tree Planting
Ass'n of N. Y. City, X. Y. State Comm'n on Uniform
State Laws. Mem. X. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar
Citv of X. Y., Am. Bar Ass'n; pres. Albany Soc. of
X. Y.; mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi (ex-pres.
of Nat. Council) ; chm'n B'd of Dirs. N. Y. Civic League;
mem. Exec. Com. for N. Y. State of the Nat. Civic
Federation; mem. Com. on Reform of Legal Procedure
of the Xat. Civic Federation; chm'n Com. on Uniform
State Laws of the Xat. Civic Federation and of the
Am. Bar Ass'n; appt'd by Gov. of X. Y. State repre-
sentative of the State at Nat. Divorce Congress, 1907.
Clubs: University, Lawyers, Union League, Republican,
Phi Delta Theta (pres.). Residence: 62 E. 58th St.
Address: 100 Broadway, N. Y. City.

TERRY, JOHN TAYLOR

Lawyer; b. Tarry town, N. Y. : s. John T. and Eliza-
beth Roe (Peet) Terry; grad. Yale, A.B., 1879; Colum-
bia Law Sch., LL.B., 1SS1; m. N. Y. City, June, 1885,
Bertha Halsted; children: J. T. Terry, Jr., Mary H.
Savage. In active practice of law in X. Y. City; dir.
Am. Exchange Xat. Bank, Metropolitan Trust Co.,
Corrabitos Co.. Leon Mining Co., Lake Superior Cor-
poration and subsidiary companies, Algoma & Hudson
& Northwest R. R. Co., Algoma Steel Works, Trans-St.
Mary's Traction Co. Club: University. Residence:
275 Madison Av. Address: 100 Broadway, N. Y. City.

TERRY, MARSHALL ORLANDO

Physician, surgeon; b. Watervliet Centre, Albany Co.,
X. Y., June 21, 1848; s. William Henry and Sarah (Burke)
Terry; ed. Ashtabula public schools; two years in
X. Y. Ophthalmic and Aural Inst, and Manhattan Eye
and Ear Infirmary; sp'l instr'n u/ider Heitzmann on
pathology, histology and microscopy; physical diag-
nosis under Janeway at Bellevue Hosp.; surgery under
Bryant: studied also abroad; grad. Cleveland Homce.
Hosp. Coll., 1S72; m. Mamaroneck, N. Y., Dec. 12, 1905,
Mrs. Ambrose M. McGregor, widow of former pres. of
Standard Oil Co. of Ohio (now deceased); appt'd sur-
geon (rank of major), X.G.N.Y., March 18, 1880, by
Gov. Cornell; surgeon-gen. (with rank of brig.-gen.),
Jan. 1, 1895. by Gov. Levi P. Morton; reappt'd by Gov.



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Black, Jan. 1, 1.897; appt'd by Pres. Cleveland U. S. pen-
sion examiner of which was pres. 4 years; declined posi-
tion as chief surgeon of div. during Spanish-Am. War,
offered by Pres. MeKinley, because of duties as sur-
geon-gen. of N. T. Was largely inventor of entire
medical and surg. equipment of N.G.N. T., Terry
stretcher and field case taking his name by adminis-
trative suggestion. Initiated work and constructed
aea wall at Fort Myers, Fla., fronting town, facing
Caloosahatehee Kiver, at cost to property owners,
occupying 3 years 8 months. Drew conditions of gift
by Mrs. Terry for McGregor Boulevard, Fort Myers
to Punta Rassa on Gulf of Mexico, distance of twelve
miles, accepted by Town and County Comm'rs. Organ-
ized Country Club (pres. 5 years). Advocated through
press and public addresses, good roads, cross out to
East Side by waterway, and clean streets with ad-
vanced sanitation. Visited Washington, interest
deepening Caloosa River. Prop'r Royal Palm Hotel,
Fort Myers. Mem. Ass'n Mil. Surgeons of U. S. ; pres.
Ass'n Med. Officers Nat. Guard and Naval Militia of
N. Y.; mem. Am. Inst. Homoeopathy, ex-pres. Homce.
Med. Soc. State of N. Y. Decorated with bronze medal,
given by Oneida Co., War Com., in recognition of
patriotic services during the war between U. S. and
Spain, Hon. mem. Mass. Surg, and Gynecol. Soc. Re-
publican. Episcopalian. Mem. Ohio Soc. of N. Y.
Author: Bromide as an Antiseptic in Surgery; The
Oil Treatment in Appendicitis; The Single Communion
Cup; The Medicated Galvanic Treatment for Cervical
(Tubercular) Gland Enlargements; Terry's Manual
Rotary Dilatation; Can Women Escape Pain at Child-
birth? Clubs: Larchmont, American Yacht, N. Y.
Yacht. Address: (Summer). Mamaroneck, N. Y.: (Win-
ter): Fort Myers, Fla.

TERRY, SETH SPRAGUE

Lawyer; lb. Rochester, N. Y., Sept. 23, 1862; s. Seth
Hall and Harriet L. (Sprague) Terry; ed. Univ. of
Rochester, A.B., 1SS3, A.M., 1886, Harvard Law School,
1884-1886; m. let, Hamilton, Ohio, April 29, 1898, Ger-
trude Fenner (died July 5, 1900); 2d, Meadville, Pa.,
June 30, 1903, Gertrude Sackett; children: Seth Sackett,
b. April 25 1904, Ward Edgar, b. July 26, 1906. Ad-
mitted to N. Y. Bar, 1886; since then engaged in gen-
eral practise of law in N. Y. City. Comm'r of Ac-
counts, City of N. Y., 1895-1898. Pres. Shade Tree
Comm'n, Montclair, N. J., mem. Exec. Com. nat. org'n
of Boy Scouts of America, trustee Working Girls' Va-
cation Soc. Mem. Internat. Com. Y. M. C. A., Ass'n
Bar City of N. Y., Delta Psi fraternity, Phi Beta
Kappa Soc. Clubs: Reform, City. Address: 66 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

TESLA, NIKOLA

Electrician, inventor; b. Smiljan, Dika, border coun-
try of Austro-Hungary; s. of a distinguished Greek
clergyman and orator, and of Georgiana Mandic, a
famous woman and inventor, whose father was also
an inventor; ed. in elementary school of native place,
4 years in public school in Gospic, Lika, 4 years in
Lower Real School, Gospic, and 3 years in Higher
Real School, Carlstadt, Croatia, where was grad., 1873.
Originally destined for the clergy, but prevailed upon
his parents to send him to Poly. School in Gratz.
where for four years studied mathematics, physics
and mechanics, following with two years in philo-
sophical studies at Univ. of Prague, Bohemia. Began
practical career, 1881, in Budapest, Hungary, where
made his first electrical invention, a telephone re-
peater, and conceived the idea of his rotating-mag-
netic field; thence went to France and Germany, where
was successfully engaged in various branches of
eng'ring and mf'g; since 1884, in U. S., of which is a
naturalized citizen. Author of numerous scientific
papers and addresses. Among his inventions and dis-
coveries are: System of arc lighting, 1886; Tesla Mo-
tor, and system of alternating current power trans-
mission, popularly known as 2-phase, 3-phase, multi-
phase or polyphase systems, 1888; system of electrical
conversion and distribution by oscillatory discharges,
1889; generators of high-frequency currents and ef-
fects of these, 1890; transmission of energy through
a single wire without return, 1S91; the Tesla Coll or
Transformer, 1891; novel system of electric lighting
by Tesla tubes, 1891; investigations of high-frequency
effects and phenomena, 1891-1893; system of wireless
transmission of intelligence, 1893; mechanical oscil-
lators and generators of electrical oscillations, 1894-
1895; researches and discoveries in radiations, mate-
rial streams and emanations, 1896-1898; high-poten-
tial magnifying transmitter, 1897; system of trans-
mission of power without wires, 1897-1905; economic
transmission of energy by refrigeration, 1898; art of
Telautomatics, 1S98-1899; discovery of stationary
electrical waves in the earth, 1899; burning of atmos-
pheric nitrogen, and production of other electrical
effects of transcending intensities, 1899-1900; method



and apparatus for magnifying feeble effects, 1901-
1902; art of individualization, 1902-1903: since 1903
chiefly engaged in development of his system of
world-telegraphy and telephony, and the design of a
large plant for the transmission of power without
wires, to be erected at Niagara. His most important
recent work is the discovery of a new mechanical
principle, which he has embodied in a great variety
of machines, as reversible gas and steam turbines,
pumps, blowers, air compressors, water turbines,
mechanical transformers and transmitters of power,
hot-air engines, etc. This principle enables the pro-
duction of prime movers capable of developing ten
horsepower, or even more, for each pound of weight.
By their application to aerial navigation, and the
propulsion of vessels, high speeds are practicable.
Address: 1 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

THACHER, ALFRED B.

Lawyer; b. New Haven, Conn., March 22, 1854: s.
Thomas A. and Elizabeth (Day) Thacher; grad. Yale
Univ., A.B., 1874; m. Emma C. Erkenbrecher. Mem.
firm of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. Clubs: University, Yale, Railroad, Essex
Countv Country. Residence: 486 Scotland Road, S.
Orange, N. J. Address: 62 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

THACHER, ARCHIBALD G.

Lawyer; b. Boston, Mass., Jan. 16, 1876; s. George
and Isajbel (Gourlie) Thacher; grad. Harvard, A.B.,
1897, Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1900; m. Newport, R. I.,
Aug. 9, 1902, Ethel, d. Julien T. Davies. Engaged in
practise of law, and has devoted special attention to
admiralty and maritime law and to practise in the
Federal courts. Mem. law firm of Barry, Wain-
wright, Thacher & Symmers, and formerly mem. law
firms of Wallace, Butler & Brown, and Butler, Not-
man & Mynderse; dir. Am. and Foreign Marine Ins.
Co., and Bancroft Realty Co. Mem. Maritime Law
Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n. Clubs: Union. University, Racquet and
Tennis, Harvard. Address: 59 Wall St., N. Y. City.

THACHER, EDWIN

Civil eng'r; b. De Kalb, N. Y., Oct. 12, 1840; s. Sey-
mour and Elizabeth (Smith) Thacher; of English de-
scent; moved to Hermon, N. Y., prep, studies at Wes-
leyan Sem., Gouverneur, N. Y.; entered sophomore
class, Rensselaer Poly. Inst, Troy, N. Y^ 1860; grad.
C.E., 1863; m. April 25, 1872, Anna E. Bartholomew,
of Indianapolis; one d.: Bessie, wife of John C. Sample,
N. Y. City. Ass't eng'r Cedar Rapids & Missouri River
R. R.; later became ass't eng'r on U. S. Military Rail-
roads of Nashville, Tenn.; principal ass't eng'r Louis-
ville & Cincinnati Short Line R. R.; resigned, 1868,
to become resident eng'r Louisville Bridge Co., in con-
struction of railroad bridge across Ohio River at 14th
St., [Louisville, 1870; ass't eng'r and calculating eng'r
Louisville Bridge & Iron Co., Louisville, Ky., 1871-
1879; calculating eng'r and chief eng'r Keystone
Bridge Co., Pittsburgh, Pa., 1879-1887; chief eng'r and
receiver Decatur Iron Bridge & Construction Co.,
Decatur, Ala., 1887-1889; consulting eng'r and con-
tractor for bridges, Louisville, Ky., 1889-1894; asso-
ciated with W. H. Keepers, Detroit, Mich., 1894-1899
as consulting eng'rs and bridge contractors, built
Melan Bridge at Topeka, Kans., built large concrete-
steel bridges for U. S. Gov't in Porto Rico; formed
Concrete-Steel Eng'ring Co., N. Y. City, May, 1901.
Inventor and patentee Thacher's Cylindrical Slide Rule,
improved duplex slide rule, steel bridge trusses, com-
bination bridge trusses, system of concrete-steel
arches, steel superstructure for concrete-steel bridges,
bar for reinforcing concrete-steel piles and system
for concrete-steel floors. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs.
Residence: 74 Elm St.. Flushing, N. Y. Address: Park
Row Bld'g, N. Y. City.

THACHER, JOHN SEYMOUR

Physician; h. New Haven, Conn., 1856; s. Thomas
\nthony and Elizabeth (Day) Thacher; grad. Yale
Univ A.B.; Columbia Univ., M.D.; m. N. Y. City, 1902,
Frances E. Lake; children: John Seymour, Jr., b. 1904;
Frances Lake, b. 190S. Visiting physician to Presby'n
and Roosevelt Hosps. ; prof, clinical medicine, Columbia
Univ. Mem. A.A.A.S., Am. Med. Ass'n, Ass'n Am.
Physicians, N. Y. Acad, of Medicine; trustee Charlton
Sch Clubs: Century, University, Yale, Automobile of
America. Residence: S15 Fifth Av. Address: 20 West
50th St., N. Y. City.

THACHER, THOMAS

Lawyer; b. New Haven, Conn., May 3. 1850; e. Thomas
Anthony and Elizabeth (Day) Thacher; ed. Hopkins
Grammar Sch.; grad. Yale Univ., B.A., 1871, M.A., 1874,
LL.D., 1903; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B.. 1875; m. N. Y.
City. Dec. 1, 1880, Sarah McCulloh Green: children:
Thomas Day, Louise Green, Sarah, Elizabeth. Mem.



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successively of law Arms of Simpson, Thacher & Bar-
num; Reed, Simpson, Thacher & Barnum; Simpson,
Thacher, Barnum & Bartlett; Simpson. Thacher &
Bartlett. Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
Law Ins*., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n. Clubs:
University, Century, Yale, Midday. Address: 62 Cedar
St., N. Y. City.

THACKARA, ALEXANDER MONTGOMERY

Consul gen.; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 24, 1848; s.
Benjamin and Mary A. (Enyard) Thackara; after
common and high sch. ed'n entered U. S. Naval
Acad., 1865; grad. 1869; m. Washington, D. C, May 5,
1S80, Eleanor Sherman, d. Gen. W. T. Sherman, U. S. A.;
children: Mary Elizabeth, Alexander M., Jr., W. T.
Sherman, Eleanor Sherman. Served on European,
Asiatic and Pacific fleets during naval career; engaged



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