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in mf'g business in Philadelphia; entered consular
service, 1S97, and appt'd consul at Havre; appt'd con-
sul-gen. at Berlin, 1905, and Paris, 1913. Address: Am.
Consul-Gem., Paris, France.


Financier; b. Pittsburgh, Pa.; s. William and Mary
(Coplev) Thaw; grad. Yale Sheffield Scientific Sch.,
A.B., 1896; m. Port Huron, Mich., Nov. 18, 1903, Mary
Harrington Thompson; one d. : Margaret Copley, b.
May 7, 1905. Pres. Stoner, Thaw & Co., Ltd., Pitts-
burgh, Pa. Trustee Univ. of Pittsburgh. Clubs: Uni-
versity (N. Y.), Pittsburgh, Duquesne, University, Al-
legheny Country, Pittsburgh Golf (Pittsburgh). Ad-
dress: Southampton, L. I., and Pittsburgh, Pa.


Vice-pres. Am. Telephone & Telegraph Co.; b. North-
field, VL, Aug. 17, 1S5S; s. James Carey Barrell and
Martha Jane (Pratt) Thayer; grad. Dartmouth Coll.,
A.B.. 1879; m. Ransomville, N. Y., April 26, 1887, Carrie
M. Ransom; children: Dorothy, b. 1889; Ruth, b. 1893;
John Alden, b. 1895. V.-p. Am. Telephone & Telegraph
Co.; pres. and dir. Western Electric Co.; dir. Western
Union Telegraph Co., Bell Telephone Co. of Can., Nat.
Bank of Commerce. Mem. Chamber of Commerce, N. E.
Soc. Clubs: University, Lotos, Automobile, Engineers.
Address: 15 Dey St., N. Y. City.


Banker; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Jan. 15, 1852; s. Hiram
Paine and Sarah Elizabeth (Williams) Thayer; ed.
public sens, of Buffalo, N. Y. ; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., May
4, 1881, Elizabeth Brooks Chatfield; children: Beatrice,
b. 1882; Gordon Chatfield, b. 1886; Thornton ChatJfield,
b. 1890; Elizabeth, b. 1895. First business experience
was with Buffalo City Ins. Co., Buffalo; entered employ
of Union Trust Co. of N. Y., 1872, and served through
various grades to that of v.-p., which office still holds.
Independent Republican; Episcopalian. U. S. Trustee
Northern Assurance Co., Ltd., of London. Recreation:
Motoring. Clubs: Hamilton, Crescent, New Haven
Country. Residence: 26 Monroe PL, Brooklyn Heights.
Address: 80 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Physician; b. Waterville, Me., Dec. 20, 1878; s. Frank
I. and Nora (Pulsifer) Thayer; grad. Coburn Classical
Inst., 1897; Colby Coll., A.B., 1901; Harvard Med. Sch.,
M.D., 1905; m. Belgrade Lakes, Me., Sept. 16, 1908,
Gertrude Mary Hill. Interne Long Island Hosp., Bos-
ton, 1905; Med. sup't Long Island Hosp., Boston. 1906-
1907; ass't surgeon Swedish Hosp., Brooklyn. Demo-
crat; Unitarian. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Mass. Med.
Soc, Kings County Med. Soc, Associated Physicians
of Long Island, Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Recreations: Golf, tennis. Address: 1433 Av. H.. Brook-
lyn, N. Y.


Manufacturer; b. Boston, Mass., 1873; s. Charles
French and Mary J. (Eddv) Thaver. Pres. The Baldt
Steel Co., Thayer & Co., Inc., Philadelphia Turntable
Co.; dir. Wilmington Trust Co. Mem. Am. Iron &
Steel Inst. Dir. Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.
Clubs: Puritan, Brookline Country, Metropolitan,
Calumet, Racquet (Phila.), Markham, Wilmington,
Wilmington Country, New Castle, Baltimore. Resi-
dence: 1304 Broome St., Wilmington, Del. Address:
New Castle, Del., and 111 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Author; b. New Ipswich, N. H.; s. Stephen and
Joanna (Pond) Thayer; grad. Appleton Acad., New
Ipswich, N. H. (valedictorian); m. N. Y. City. 1863,
Emma Frances Halsted (deceased); children: Marion
A., Alice Emma, Howard S., Everitt Henry (deceased).
Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange 35 years, and engaged in
banking 30 years; was dir. in :-'y, steamship and min-
ing cos. for years. Author: Songs of Sleepy Hollow,

1SS6; Songs of Edgewood, 1902; Daughters of the
Revolution, 1900 (novel); many essays in Christian
Union, Outlook, Andover Review and other periodicals;
financial editor of Christian Union and Outlook 11
years. Delivered poem at Centenary of birth of Wash-
ington Irving; also writer in magazines, chieliy poems.
Clubs: Century, Authors. Address: Authors Club, Car-
negie Hall, N. Y.


Prof, of philosophy; b. Cincinnati, O., Aug. 18, 1865;
s. Pierre and Mary (Barth) Thilly; ed. private schools
in Philadelphia, Woodward High Sch., Cincinnati;
Univ. of Cincinnati (A.B.), Univ. of Berlin, Heidelberg
Univ., A.M., Ph.D., LL.D. (Univ. of Missouri, Univ. of
Cincinnati); fellow of philosophy, Cornell Univ.; m.
1895, Columbia, Mo., Jessie Matthews; children: Ger-
trude, b. 1896; Margaret, b. ,1899; Frank, b. 1904. Instr.
in logic and history of philosophy, Cornell Univ., 1892-
1893; prof, philosophy, Univ. of Mo., 1893-1904; prof, of
psychology, Princeton Univ., 1904-1906; prof, of phi-
losophy, Cornell Univ., from 1906. Mn'g editor School
Review. 1892-1893; editor Univ. of Mo. Studies, 1900-
1904; international Journal of Ethics, from 1909.
Author: Leibnitz's Controversy with Locke, 1891
(Heidelberg); Introduction to Ethics, 1900; History of
Philosophy, 1914; Translator Paulsen's Introduction to
Philosophy, 1891; WeJber's History of Philosophy, 1896;
editor and translator. Paulsen's System of Ethics, 1899;
translator (with W. W. Elwang) of Paulsen's German
Universities, 1906. Has contributed articles to Philos.
Review, Internat. Journal of Ethics, Hibbert Journal,
Science, Popular Science Monthly, Edn'l Review, Univ.
of Missouri Studies, Kant Studies. Revue de Meta-
physique et de Morale, and Princeton Contributions to
Psychology. Mem. Am. Phil. Ass'n (sec, 1907-1910;
pres., 1912), Am. Psychol. Ass'n. Western Philos.
Ass'n (pres., 1900-1902). Clubs: City (N. Y. City),
Authors (London). Address: 9 East Av., Ithaca, N. Y.


Physician; b. Wickford, R. I., Sept. 26, 1856; s. Allen
Mason and Charlotte Proctor (Smith) Thomas; ed.
Episcopal Acad., Chester, Conn.; grad. Yale Univ.,
Sheffield Scientific Sch., Ph.B., 1877; Coll. Phys. and
Surg., Columbia Univ., M.D., 1880; m. N. Y. City, June
2, 1903, Anne O'Neill. After graduation from med. sch.
was successively interne of N. Y. Hosp., one year, ass't
physician at N. Y. State Emigrant Hosp. (Obstetrical
service) one year, physician-in-chief and sup't four
years. Resigning from N. Y. State Emigrant Hosp.,
spent a year in Europe, visiting hospitals and studying
medicine in France and Germany. Since April, 1890,
in practice of obstetrics and pediatrics in N. Y. City.
Consulting physician Nursery and Child's Hosp., N. Y.
Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Med. and Surg. Soc,
N. Y. Obstet. Soc, N. Y. Clinical Soc. Greater N. Y.
Med. Soc, Acad, of Medicine N. Y., Am. Med. Ass'n,
N. Y. State and Co. Med. Soc. Mem. Sons of Revolution,
Delta Psi fraternity. Clubs: Century, University, St.
Anthony, Automobile Club of America, Hospital Gradu-
ates, Garden City Golf. Address: 35 West 54th St., N. Y.


Dramatist; b. St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 8, 1859; s. Dr. E. B.
and Imogens (Garrettson) Thomas; ed. in public
schools of St. Louis; m. N. Y. City, 1890, Lisle Colby,
Served as page in the 41st Congress, 1869-1871; em-
ployed in freight dep't of raidroads; studied law two
years, then engaged in newspaper work and was for
time editor and prop'r Kansas City Mirror. Author
of many well known dramas, including: Alabama; In
Mizzoura; Arizona; The Education of Mr. Pipp; Oliver
Goldsmith; Mrs. Leffingwell's Boots; The Burglar;
The Embassy Ball; The Witching Hour; and many
other successful plays. Democrat; has been candi-
date for legislature; personal and polit friend of Will-
iam J. Bryan; presided over great Madison Square
Garden meeting which welcomed Mr. Bryan on his
return from world tour in Fall of 1906. Awarded
medal 1913 by Am. Acad, of Arts and Letters. Clubs:
Century, Players, Lambs, Am. Dramatists. Address:
New Rochelle, N. Y.


Electric and gas company official; b. N. Y. City,
July 2, 1866; s. John J. and Mary (Jones) Thomas;
ed. public schs. of N. Y. City and Coll. C. N. Y.;
m. N. Y. City, June 17, 1890, Saidee Antoin-
ette Beach; children: Dorothy Gwen, b. 1892
(died 1896), Marjorie Beach, b. 1898. Charles Norton,
b. 1900. In insurance business, 18S3-1SS8; with Stand-
ard Gas Light Co. of N. Y. City, 18S8-1901, (as mg'r
1S93-1901); v.-p. and gen. mg'r 1901-1904, Newtown &
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and Power Co., since 1907; elected pres. 1913; v -p. and
gen. mg'r of the Dallas (Texas) Gas Co., 1905-1908;
dir. N. Y. and Queens Gas Co., Municipal Lighting
Co. of N. Y., treas. and dir. Business Men's Land Co.
of Flushing, N. Y. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Em-
pire State Gas and Electric Ass'n (pres.); Nat. Elec-
tric Light Ass'n; Soc. of Illuminating Eng'rs; Am.
Soc. of Elec. Eng'rs; Am. Gas Inst., Municipal Art
Soc, Merchants' Ass'n of N. Y., Chamber of Commerce
of Borough of Queens (dir. and chm'n Industrial
Com.); Real Estate Exchange of L. I. (dir.); Navy
League of U. S., Nat. Geog. Soc. Trustee Flushing
Hosp. Royal Arch Mason, Knight Templar; mem.
Royal Arcanum. Recreations: Golf, automobiling.
Clubs: Niantic (Flushing), Flushing Country (pres.),
L. I. Automobile, Engineers, Engineers Golf, Men's of
Flushing (pres.), Merchants Ass'n, Third Ward Re-
publican (Queens). Address: Flushing, N. Y.


Rear-admiral U. S. N.; t>. in N. Y., April 27, 1850
appt'd to U. S. Naval Acad, from Pa., Sept. 26, 1867
grad. June 6, 1871; commd ensign Jnly 14, 1872
master, April 14, 1875; lieut., March 10, 1882; lieut.
comd'r, March 3, 1899; com'd, Oct. 26, 1901; capt. July
1, 1906. Rear Admiral March 11, 1910. Served on
frigate Wabash, European Sta., 1871-1873; store-ship
Supply, July-Dec., 1873; frigate Colorado N. Atlantic
Sta., 1873; flagship Worcester and on staff Rear-Ad-
miral Mullany, 1874-1875; flagship, Colorado, March-
May, 1875; Plymouth, 1875-1876; flagship Hartford,
and on staff of Rear-Admiral Le Roy, Feb.-Aug.,
1S76; staff Rear-Admiral Trenchard, Aug. 31, 1876;
flagship Powhatan, 1877-1878; Nautical Almanac Of-
fice, Navy Dep't, 1878-1881; sloop Adams, Pacific Sta.,
1881-1884; Nautical Almanac Office, Nov. 15, 1884;
appt'd ass't sup't Nautical Almanac, Nov. 25, 1884;
aide to Admiral Porter, from March 10, 1886, till after
his death; U. S. training-ship Monongahela, 1891-
1893; Bennington, 1893-1894; Hydrograpihic Office,
1894-1896; navigator U. S. S. Oregon, 1896-1S97; exec.
officer U. S. S. Yorktown, Nov. 17, 1898; exec, officer
U. S. S. Oregon, June 1, 1899; in command U. S. S.
Monadnock July 15, 1899; U. S. flagship Baltimore,
ass't chief Rear-Admiral Watson's staff, Aug. 15, 1899;
temporary duty, naval gun factory, Washington, Jan.
15, 1900; Hydrographic Office, April 14, 1900; comd'g
U. S. Fish Comm'n Steamer Albatross, Oct. 26, 1901;
commd'g U. S. S. Bennington, March 2, 1903; ordered
to Navy Yard, League Island, for gen. court-martial
duty, Feb. 10, 1904; detailed as aide to commandant
Navy Yard. League Island, April 7, 1904; comm'd, Na-
val Brigade, Inaugural Parade March 4, 1905; ass't to
insp. 4th Light House Dist., Sept. 1, 1905; insp.-ln-
charge of same, Sept. 30, 1905; detached 4th Light
House Dist., Sept 30, 1906. In command U. S. S.
Maryland, Mar. 17, 1907; detached June 26. 1908, de-
tailed as insp. 3d Light House Dist., July 2, 1908.
Detached Jan. 26, 1910, and ordered to duty as pres.
B'd of Inspection and Survey for Ships, Navy Dep't,
Washington, D. C. In command 2nd Div.. Pacific
Fleet, Nov. 1, 1910; Comd'r-in-Chief. Pacific Fleet,
Jan. 16, 1911; relieved March 8, 1912. Command of
Pacific Fleet, at Honolulu, T. H.; transferred flag to
TJ. S. S. West Virginia, returned to United States,
hauled down flag on March 16. 1912, at Bremerton,
Washington. Retired from active service on account
of age limit. April 27, 1912. Address: Care Navy Pay
Office, San Francisco, Calif,


Jurist; b. Cortlandville, N. Y., Aug. 4, 1848; s. John
H. and Mary (Stiles) Thomas; ed. Cortlandville Acad.;
grad. Yale, A.B., 1870; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 21,
1873, Mary E. Babcock; living children: Mrs. Kathar-
ine Thomas Cary, b. 1875. Edward S., b. 1877. Ad-
mitted to bar, 1870; mem. N. Y. Senate from 24th Dist.
(Broome, Chenango and Delaware), 1882-1885; candi-
date for att'y-gen., 1885; removed to N. Y. City, 1885,
and to Brooklyn, 1886, where has since resided.
Judge U. S. Dist. Court, Eastern Dist., N. Y., 1898-
1906, elected justice of the Supreme Court of the State
of N. Y., 2d Dist., 1906, and took office Jan. 1, 1907,
for term expiring Dec. 31, 1920. Republican; Presby'n.
Trustee Brooklyn Hist. Soc. Author: Treatise on
Negligence; Estates Created by Will. Residence: 83
Remsen St. Address: Court House, Brooklyn, N. Y.


Automobile mf'r; b. Webster, Westmoreland Co.,
Pa., 1850; s. Joseph Batty and Elizabeth (Van Hook)
Thomas; ed. high schools, Evansville, Ind.; Duffs
Coll., Pittsburgh, Pa.; m. Aurora, Ind., Flora Lozier;
children: Edwin Lozier, b. 1880, Elizabeth, b. 1887,
Jack Grammer, b. 1893. Forty years in business;
transportation from 1865 to 1878; coal mine operator,
1878-1882; transportation and real estate, 1882-1895;
mn'g partner H. A. Lozier & Co., Toronto, mf'rs Cleve-

land bicycles, 1895-1899. Formerly pres. and owner
E. R. Thomas Motor Co., mf'rs Thomas Flyer automo-
biles, Buffalo, E. R. Thomas Realty Co.; pres. and
prop'r Taxi-Motor Cab Co., Boston; pres. and prop'r
Federal Taxicab Co., Washington; dir. Chalmers-De-
troit Motor Co.; Detroit Central Nat Bank Buffalo;
Iron Elevator & Transfer Co., now retired. Indepen-
dent Republican; Episcopalian. Recreations: Auto-
mobiling, yachting. Clubs: Country, Buffalo, Niagara
Golf. Address: 1190-1200 Niagara St., Buffalo, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 19, 1866; s. late The-
odore Thomas (famous orchestra conductor) and
Minna L. (Rhodes) Thomas; grad. Yale, A.B., 1888,
Columbia Law Sen., 1890; m. May 21, 1896, Margaret
Barney Sturgis, d. late Russell and Sarah (Barney)
Sturgis. Has practised law since admission to bar,
Dec. 1, 1890. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Clubs:
Union League, University, Yale, Down Town Ass'n.
Residence: 925 Park Av. Address: 43 Cedar St., N Y.


Manager Mills Hotels and Dwellings, lecturer, jour-
nalist; b. Witton Park, Eng April 22, 1857; a. Rev.
Isaac and Mary (Hopkins) Thomas; m. Cumberland,
Md., April, 1880, Mary A. Brant; children: Mary Lou-
ise, b. 1882, Rev. Lloyd B., b. 1883, Evelyn, b. 1888.
Arthur Wlnans, b. 1889, Gwyneth, b. 1897. Studied
law, but never practised. Editor: Brotherhood (month-
ly). Lecturer on social and ethical subjects in nearly
every State, also in Canada and Eng. ; authority on
model housing; frequently addressed civic gatherings,
clubs, etc. Pres. Queensboro Development Corp'n.
Protestant. Mem. Quatuor Coronatl of London; St.
David's Soc. of State of N. Y., Mason, 33; commd'r-
in-chief N. Y. Consistory; mem. N. Y. Masonic
Hist. Soc. Clubs: Century, Pilgrims, Nineteenth Cen-
tury (sec). Musicians (v.-p.). Address: 161 W. 36th
St., N. Y. City.


Physician- p. Petaluma, Calif.; s. Edward Cady and
Emma A. ODavies) Thomas; grad. Rutgers Coll., A.B.,
1894, A.M., 1901, N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll., and Hosp.,
1899; m. Grace Church Chantry, Oct. 1, 1901, Margaret
Ethallnda Beaumont; children: Elizabeth Beaumont,
b. 1902, and Philip Duncan, b. 1907. House physician
and surgeon to Hahnemann Hosp., 1899-1901; demon-
strator anatomy N. Y. Homoe. Med. College, 1903-
1907; now lecturer on obstetrics, materia medica at
same lnst'n. Attending obstetrician to Hahnemann
and Metropolitan Hosp. Christmas Cove, Me. Address:
Manhattan Square Apartments, 44 W. 77th St., N. Y.


Att'y and counsellor at law; State Senator; b. Corn-
wallis. Nova Scotia, June 11, 1862; s. David Samuel
and Martha Ann (Rogers) Thomas; ed. Wolfville High
Sch and Acadia Coll., Nova Scotia; grad. Colgate Coll.,
Hamilton, N. Y., A.B., A.M., phi Beta Kappa; m. Albany,
N. Y., Sept. 23, 1891, Effle Southwick; one d., Margaret
Julia, b. April 29, 1896. Studied law, Albany, N. Y.,
1883-1885. Admitted to bar, 1885, and practised until
1887. Inst'r in English, Albany Acad., 1883-1888; Univ.
of State of N. Y., 1887-1892. Prof, of Rhetoric, Colgate
Univ., 1892-1913. Comm'r of State B'd of Charities,
N. Y., 1903-1910, elected State senator at special elec-
tion, 1910; re-elected 1912. Resumed the practice of
law 1912 as mem. Arm of Thomas & Burke. Delivered
the oration at the laying of the corner-stone of the
New Madison County Court House. Author: "What Is
Education?" "Qualities in Education," "An Unique
Educational Experiment," "A Manual of Debate." Re-
publican; Baptist. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Madison
County Bar Ass'n, Delta Upsllon Coll. fraternity. Ad-
dress: Hamilton, N. Y.


Publisher; b. Waukegan, 111., Feb. 9, 1866; s. Richard
S. and Helen M. (Naylor) Thomas; grad. Yale, A.B.,
1887, Columbia, LL.B., 1889; unmarried. Admitted to
N. Y. Bar, March 28, 1890. Mem. firm of Glnn & Co.,
edn'l publishers. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsllon frater-
nity. Clubs: University, Yale, Salmagundi (N. Y. City),
University (Boston), Ardsley (Ardsley-on-Hudson).
Address: 70 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.


Physician; b. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., 1871; s. Henry L.
and Alice R. (Phinney) Thomas; ed. public schs.,
Washington, D. C, Med. Dep't George Washington
Univ., Washington, D. C, M.D., 1892; m. 1905, Emma
Rheinfrank; children: Catherine Livingston, b. 1906,
William Stephen, b. 1909. After graduation in medi-
cine, 1892, spent six years completing rned. ed'n in



N. Y. Hosps. Served as ass't surgeon U. S. N. through
Spanish-Am. War in U. S., Porto Rico, at sea and in
Cuba. After resigning from U. S. Navy, in 1898, be-
came chief of surg. clinic St. Luke's Hosp., resigned
1912. Examining physician to that inst'n and consult-
ing physician to N. T. Home for Convalescents. Holds
comm. as ass't surgeon U. S. Navy, Med. Reserve Corps.
Health Officer, Village of Plandome, N. Y. Republican;
Episcopalian. Mem. Med. Soc. County of N. Y., N. Y.
Acad. Medicine, Sec. Alumni of St. Luke's Hosp., Soc.
of Mayflower Descendants, N. Y. Hist Soc, A. A. A. S.,
Dutchess Co. Soc, Naval and Military Order of Spanish-
Am. War: life mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Am. Museum of
Natural History, N. Y. State Chapter Soc. of the Cin-
cinnati. Recreation: Pishing. Summer residence:
Plandome, L. I. Address: 240 W. 71st St., N. Y. City.


Retired lawyer; b. Stapleton, Richmond Co., N. Y.,
Maroh 29, 1854; s. Alexander Rand Mary (Carpenter)
Thompson; grad. N. Y. Univ., A.B., LL.B.; m. New
Utrecht, Kings County, N. Y., June 4, 1890, Dora
Stebbins. Traveled in Colorado and New Mexico,
1879; in Madeira, Canary Islands and West Coast of
Africa, 1881. Was connected with many real estate
and mortgage companies until retirement. Democrat;
mem. Reformed (Dutch) Ch. Mem. Sons of Revolution
(one of incorporators and has been sec. and v.-p.);
Veteran Corps of Art'y, Military Soc. of War of 1812,
Union Soc. of Civil War (was one of incorporators and
gov. gen.). Mem. Delta Phi fraternity. Address:
New York.


Prin. State Normal Sen.; b. Norwich, Conn., March 25,
1867; s. Charles and Prudence Stanton (James) Thomp-
son; grad. Norwich (Conn.) Free Acad., 1888, Yale, A.B.,
1892, Clark Univ., Worcester, Mass., 1899, Ludwig-
Maximilians Universitat. Munich, Germany, 1900, Ph.D.
N. Y. State Normal Coll., Albany, N. Y., June, 1913;
m. Hadley, Mass., 1896, Lina Miriam Cook; children:
Miriam Cook, b. Sept. 13, 1899; Elizabeth, b. Dec, 1904
(died May, 1905). Principal Hopkins Acad., Hadley,
Mass., 3 years; principal of High Sch., Rutland, Vt 2
years; sup't of schools, Palmer, Mass., 5 years; Wake-
field, Mass., 3 years; Auburn, N. Y., 5 years. Has
traveled extensively in U. S. and Europe. Episcopalian
Mem. numerous edn'l ass'ns; former pres. Hampden
(Mass.) County Teachers' Ass'n; sec. and treas. New
England Ass'n of Sch. Sup'ts; mem. Masonic fraternity,
Cayuga County Hist. Soc. Recreations: Hunting, fish-
ing, tennis, golf. Club: Automobile (Rochester, N. Y.).
Address: Brockport, N. Y.


Clergyman; b. Allentown, Pa., Aug. 18, 1839; s. Aaron
and Julia Thompson; ed. Carroll Coll.. A.B., 1858;
Princeton Theol. Sem., McCormick TbeoL Sem., 1861;
received D.D. from Monmouth Coll., 111., 1876, from
Princeton Univ., 1911; LL.D. from Carroll Coll., Wis.,
1907. Pastorates in Janesville, Wis., Cincinnati, Chi-
cago, Pittsburgh, Kansas City, N. Y. City. Editor of
Our Monthly, 1870-1872; The Interior, Chicago, 1877-
1879; moderator Gen. Assembly Presbyt'n Ch., Phila-
delphia, 1888; sec. Presby'n B'd of Home Missions
since March, 1898. Author: History of American
Revivals. 1876; Etchings in Verse, 1890; The Story
of the Presby'n Church, 1903; also the articles on
"Presbyterianism" in the Cyclopedia of Religious
Knowledge, 1890, and the International Cyclopedia,
1902. Clubs: Authors', Barnard, National Art, Litch-
field Co., University, Norfolk Country (Conn.), Essex
Co. Country (N. J.), Church Peace League of America.
Address: 156 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.


Reti'red r'y official; b. Bethel, Mich., 1854; s. John H.
and Rhoda (Bennett) Thompson; ed. common sch.,
Celdwater, Mich.; hon. LL.D., Milton Coll., wis., 1909;
m. 1st, Oak Park, 111., Jan., 1892, Jeannette Miller (de-
ceased); 2nd, Birmingham, Ala., May, 1913, Nora Flor-
ence Trousdell. Minister and ambassador of U. S. to
Brazil, 1902-1906; ambassador of U. S. to Mexico, 1906-
1909; retired to enter r'y service, as owner of Pan-Am.
R'y of Mexico; also pres. Lincoln Hotel Co.; formerly
connected with many corp'ns, now practically retired.
Address: Lincoln Hotel, Lincoln, Nebr.


Physician; b. Philadelphia, Pa., May 4, 1877; s. Charles
D. and Elizabeth D. (Middleton) Thompson; ed. Wm.
Penn School, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania,
N. Y. Univ., M.D.; m. Germantown, Pa., April 16, 1902,
Marie Louise Barnhurst; children: Henry Barnhurst,
b. April 1, 1903, Edward M., Jr., b. July 19, 1904. Re-
publican; Episcopalian. Mem. Kings County Med.
Soc, founder Med. Inspectors' Soc. of N. Y., med. insp.
Dep't of Health, City of N. Y. ; med. examiner to John

Hancock Life Ins. Co., Woodmen of the World, Jr.
Order of United Am. Mechanics, beneficiary degree.
Mem. Omega Upsiion Phi fraternity. Mason; Sandal-
phan Lodge, Flat'bush Chapter, R. A. M., Clinton Cora-
mandery K. T., Kismet Temple, Mystic Shrine. Address:
740 E. Fifth St., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Lawyer, State senator; b. Saratoga Springs, N. Y.,
July 24, 1870. Admitted to bar N. Y. State March 30.
1893; village clerk, Middleport, 1894-1895; justice ol
the peace, Royalton, 1895-1903; mem. of Assembly from
1st Assembly dist., 1904-1905. Elected State senator

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