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1849; s. Isaac Henry and Euphame (Brown) Valentine;
ed. Charlton Acad., grad. Trinity Coll.; Hartford, Conn.,
A.B., 1872, A.M., 1875; Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y.,
M.D., 1875; m. Christ Ch., N. Y. City. June 30, 1906.
Jeanie Gardner Aycrigg (died 1913). Engaged in
practice of medicine in N. Y. City since 1875. Mem.
Psi Upsilon fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Am.
Geog. Soc. Pres. and trustee Good Samaritan Dis-



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pensary. Enlisted as private in Co. F, Seventh Reg't,
N.G.N. Y., June 3, 1880; appt'd ass't surgeon with rank
of capt., June 7, 1887; resigned Oct. 16, 1895. Inde-
pendent Democrat. Recreation: Big game hunting.
Clubs: Century Ass'n, Canadian Camp. Address: 115
W. 74th St., N. T. City.

VALUE, BEVERLY REID

Civil eng'r; (b. Montgomery, Ala., 1864; s. Jesse R.
and Edyth (Bailey) Value; grad. Sch. of Mines, Co-
lumbia Coll., N. Y. City, E.M, 1884; m. Elizabeth, N. J.,
1887, Rebecca Roe Morris; children: Caroline M., Betty
M., Mason B., Morris B. Exec. Eng'r, New Croton Dam
during construction; div. eng'r, Rapid Transit Com.
during construction of subway; chief eng'r Elec. De-
velopment Co., of Ontario, Can., during construction
of large Hydro-Elec. Plant, Niagara River; construc-
tion eng'r McCall's Ferry Power Co. (Pa. Water &
Power Co.), during construction of large hydro-elec.
plant, Susquehana River; exec, eng'r Empire Eng'rlng
Corp'n, chief eng'r H. S. Kerbaugh, Inc., chief eng'r
consulting eng'r and dir. H. S. Kerbaugh, Inc. Mem.
Am. Soc. of Civil Eng'rs, Am. Inst, of Mining Eng'rs,
Nat. Geog. Soc, Psi Upsilon fraternity. Clubs: En-
gineers (N. Y.), Hartiwood (IHartwood, N. Y.), Eliza-
beth Town & Country (Elizabeth, N. J.). Residence:
Hartwood, Sullivan County, N. Y., and Elizabeth, N. J.
Address: 6 Church St., N. Y. City.

VAN ALLEN, HARRY J.

Clergyman; b. Clayton, N. Y., May 27, 1866; s. John
Jeremiase and Minerva H. (Cary) Van Allen; ed. pub-
lic schools; Sch. for the Deaf, Rome, N. Y., 1884; Gal-
laudet Coll., Washington, D. C, B.A., 1889, M.A., 1898;
m. Utica, N. Y., Feb. 7, 1890, Jessie A. Oliver; children:
Mary Oliver, b. Philadelphia, Aug. 17, 1892, George
Maturin, b. Mar. 24, 1898. Started as a printer; en-
gaged in newspaper work at Johnstown, N. Y.; instr.
in school for the deaf at Philadelphia, 1890-1893;
studied for Holy Orders; ordered deacon, 1898, and
ordained priest, 1902, by Bishop W. C. Doane, of Al-
bany, In Episcopal ministry. Missionary to the deaf
and dumb in Dioceses of Albany and Central N. Y.,
since 1898. Author: History of the Pennsylvania In-
stitution for the Education of the Deaf and Dumb,
1821-1893. Editor: The History of the Van Alen (or
Van Allen) Family in America, 1650-1900 (In prepara-
tion). Pres. Alumni Ass'n of Sch. for Deaf, Rome,
N. Y.; mem. Am. Ass'n to Promote the Teaching of
Speech to Deaf, Empire State Ass'n Deaf Mutes; hon.
mem. N. E. Gallaudet Ass'n. Address: Utica, N. Y.

VAN ALLEN, WILLIAM HARMAN

Clergyman; b. Steuben County, N. Y., Feb. 16, 1870;
s. Prof. Daniel D. and Frances Jane (Holland) van
Allen; grad Lawrenceville Acad., 1884, Syracuse
Univ., Ph.B., 1890, Ph.M., 1897, S.T.D., 1904, Alumni
Poet, 1897; Hobart Coll., M.A., 1899; St. Stephen's
Coll. L.H.D., 1910; Univ. of Bishop's Coll., Quebec,
D.C.L., 1911; Alfred Univ., DL.D., 1912; Phi Beta
Kappa. Tutor Rutgers Coll. Grammar Sch., 1890-1891;
head-master St. John's Sch., Trinity Parish, N. Y.,
1891-1894. Ordered deacon, 1894, ordained priest, 1896,
by Bishop Huntington. Bishop's sec, 1894; Ch. of the
Epiphany Trumansburg, N. Y., 1895-1897; rector of
Grace Ch., Elmira, N. Y., 1897-1902; rector Ch. of the
Advent, Boston, since 1902. Interested in social re-
form; gen. sec. Ch. Ass'n for the Advancement of In-
terests of Labor, 1892-1894, and originator of the
Church Council of Conciliation and Mediation, under
Bishop Potter's presidency. Pres. for some years Bos-
ton Chapter of Actors' Ch. Alliance and a special
friend of stage children. Lecturer on social prob-
lems, literature, and historical subjects. Controversial
writer on conservative side of theological debates, as
against destructive Biblical criticism and rationalistic
perversions of Christan Faith; founder and 1st pres.
"Bible Club of Boston." Independent in politics.
Mem. Confraternity of the Blessed Sacrament (Pro-
vincial dir. for N. E.); Guild of All Souls (Councillor),
Boston Browning Soc. (v. -p. 1906, pres., 1908-1910);
Clerical Union for Maintenance and Defence of Cath-
olic Principles (v.-p. 1900-1901 and 1906-1907); Mem.
Holland Soc. (v.-p. for N. E. since 1913); Delta Kappa
Epsilon; St. Andrew's Chapter, Royal Arch Free-
Masons (Boston), Mass. Am. Soc. of Colonial Fam-
ilies (v.-p. since 1913); Church Union (pres. 1905-
1913), Clerical Club; officer of Church Home, Epis-
copal City Mission, Watch and Ward Soc, Lord's Day
League of N. E., Florence Crittenden League of Com-
passion, Anti-Saloon League, Am. Drama Soc. N. E.
Ch. Temperance Soc, Gen. Theol. Library; pres. Dor-
othea Dix Hall Ass'n for Children of the Stage; N.
E. Alumni Ass'n of Delta Kappa Epsilon, 1909-1910;
N. E. Alumni Ass'n of Syracuse Univ. Author: St.
Bernard on Loving God (published 1909, England);
Travel Pictures (1909, Milwaukee); second series,
1912; Falsity of Christian Science So-called (1905,



Eng., 1908, Boston); Blue Monday Musings, (a week-
ly dep't in The Living Ch.). (Milwaukee). Recrea-
tions: The society of children, chess, theatre, and
travel. Clubs: University, Players, Twentieth Cen-
tury, Clerical, Authors' (Boston), Catholic, (Mass.),
Bible (Boston; founder and 1st pres.), Authors' (Lon-
don). Address: Rectory of the Advent, 28 Brimmer
St., Boston, Mass., and "The Players," 16 Gramercy
Park, N. Y. City.

VAN ALSTYNE, HENRY ARTHUR

Civil eng'r; b. N. Chatham, Columbia Co., N. Y.,
Oct. 9, 1869; s. Charles G. and Rachel Landon
(Huyck) Van Alstyne; ed. Nassau (N. Y.) Acad.,
Marshall Sem., Easton, N. Y.; grad. Union Univ.,
C.E., 1893; m. Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 11, 1899, Betha
Stone Nener. Eng'r in charge construction public
works, 1893-1894; ass't eng'r State eng'rs dep't, N.
Y., 1894-1897; sup't construction and eng'r for Fur-
naceville Iron Co., in connection with improvement of
State canals, Western Div., 1897; on completion of
their work, with Union Bridge Co., Athens, Pa., un-
til 1899; re-entered State Eng'rs Dep't., N. Y., Ass't
Eng'r Eastern Div.; promoted 1st ass't, then resi-
dent eng'r; in 1901, div. eng'r, Eastern Div.; State
Eng'r, N. Y., 1904-1907; consulting eng'r, 1907-1913.
Republican. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs. Address:
475 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

VAN AMRINGE, JOHN HOWARD

Formerly dean of Columbia Coll.; ed. Columbia
Coll. A.B., I860, A.M., 1863, L.H.D., 1890, received
from Univ. of State of N. Y., Ph.D., 1877, Union Coll.,
LL.D., 1895; m. N. Y. City, June 2(1 1865, Cornelia
Bucknor. Connected with Columbia Coll. since grad-
uation; tutor in mathematics, 1860-1863, adjunct
prof, mathematics, 1863-1865 (also lecturer in School
of Mines, 1864-1865); since 1865 prof, mathematics.
Dean Sch. of Arts, 1894; 1896-1910 dean Columbia
Coll. and mem. Univ. Council Columbia Univ.; was
pres. pro tempore of Columbia Coll. during absence
of Pres. Seth Low, 1899. Mem. Am. Math. Soc, N. Y.
Math. Soc. (pres. 1888-1889), N. Y. Hist. Soc; fellow
A.A.A.S. Editor of Davies Series of Mathematical
Works. Author: History of Columbia College and
University. Episcopalian; vestryman of Trinity
Church; trustee N. Y. Protestant Episcopal Public
Sch.; trustee Soc. for Promoting Religion and Learn-
ing in State of N. Y., Common Prayer Book Soc, Gen.
Theol. Sem. of Protestant Episcopal Ch. Clubs: Cen-
tury, Columbia University (pres.), Metropolitan,
Church. Address: 48 W. 59th St., N. Y. City.

VAN ANDA, CARR V.

Managing .editor N. Y. Times: b. Georgetown, O.,
Dec. 2, 1864; s. Frederick C. and Maria E. (Davis)
Van Anda; ed. Ohio Univ.; m. 1st, Cleveland, O., Dec.
16, 1885, Harriet L. Tupper; m. 2d Frankfort, Ky.,
April 11, 189, Louise Shipman Drane; children: Julia
Blanche, b. 1887, Paul Drane, b. 1899. Telegraph
editor Cleveland Herald, 1883-1885; night editor
Baltimore Sun, 1886-1888; with N. Y. Sun, 1888-1904.
as night editor, 1893-1904. Mem. Phi Delta Theta
fraternity. Club: National Arts. Address: The N. Y.
Times, N. Y. City.

VAN ANTWERP, WILLIAM CLARKSON

Banker, broker; b. Omaha, Neb., July 13, 1867; s.
Rev. William H. and Charlotte Augusta (Jones) Van
Antwerp; ed. U S. Naval Acad., Annapolis, Class of
1888. Author: The Stock Exchange from Within, and
various magazine articles on banking and economics.
Head of firm of Van Antwerp, Bishop & Co., mem.
of N. Y. Stock Exchange. Clubs: Union League.
Residence: 1 E. 39th St Address: 15 Broad St., N.
Y. City.

VAN ANTWERP, WILLIAM HENRY

Clergyman; b. Geneseo, N. Y., Sept. 10, 1833; s.
James and Finetta Pattison Van Antwerp; grad. Ho-
bart Coll., A.B., 1858; M.A., 1861, Gen. Theol. Sem.
1861 hon. D.D.. 1888; m. N. Y., St. Thomas Ch., Sept.
10, 1862, Charlotte A. Jones; children: Finetta M., b.
1865, William Clarkson, b. 1867, Ethelwyn L., b. 1874.
Traveled in Europe, 1884, 1898, 1903. Author of arti-
cles in reviews and other periodicals. Mem. Alpha
Delta Phi fraternity, Holland Soc, N. Y. Address:
7 W. 16th St., N. Y. City.

VAN ATTA, HARRY

Mechanical eng'r; b. Hackettstown, N. Y., Nov. 2,
1S60; s. Henry H. and Melinda (Titus) Van Atta; ed.
common schools; grad. Stevens Inst, of Technology,
M.E.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov., 1882, Kitty McGovern;
children: Blanche, b. 1884, Kenneth, b. 1887, Willard,
b. 1889. Sup't Isolated Plants U. S. Illuminating
Co., 1881-1884: sup't Rathborn, Sard & Co., Albany,
N. Y., 18S5-1892, J. L. Mott Iron Works N. Y., 1892-



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1907. Democrat; Presby'n. Mem. Alumni Ass'n,
Stevens Inst., Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Eagle's Soc.,
Royal Arcanum, Loyal Additional Soc. Recreations:
Outdoor sports. Clubs: Schnorer. Fordham. Ad-
dress: 164 W. 147th St., N. Y. City.

VAN BOSKERCK, ROBERT WARD

Artist, landscape painter; b. Hoboken, N. J., 1855;
s. L. J. and Katharine Zoberosky (Anderson) Van
Boskerck; grad. Sch. of Mines, Columbia Univ., C.E.,
1S77, pupil of A. VV. VVyant and of Swain Clifford
for still life and with A. H. Wyant for landscape
painting. Went abroad 18S5 and painted in Holland;
painted in England many summers and in late years
in France. Hackensack, N. J., Wakefield, R. I., East
Lyme, Conn. Orange Co. and Adirondacks. Served on
Art Com. of Union League Club many years, now
chm'n of com. Republican; Episcopalian. Silver
medal for painting at Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo; sil-
ver medal at La. Purchase Exp'n. Mem. Soc. Am.
Artists: academician Nat. Acad. Design, N. Y. City.
Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Clubs: Union,
Union League, Lotos, Fencers, Salmagundi, Delta
Kappa Epsilon. Address: 58 W. 57th St., N. Y. City.

VAN BUREN, CHARLES H.

Banker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 15, 1861; s. Henry
and Sarah E. Van Buren; ed. public and high schs.
of Brooklyn; m. Watertown, N. Y., June 26, 1906,
E. L. F. Snyder. Head of firm C. H. Buren & Co.,
bankers; Ex-treas. Eastern Dist. Branch Y. M. C. A.,
Brooklyn. Trustee of Gratuity fund, Consolidated
Stock Exchange. Mem. Holland Soc. Residence:
Englewood, N. J. Address: 6 Wall St., N. Y. City.

VAN CASTEEL, GERALD

Lawyer; b. Dublin, Ireland, March 17, 1876; s. Jan-
van Casteel, of Rotterdam, Holland, and Mary Gwyn-
neth (Pugh) Van Casteel, of Haverfordwest, Wales;
ed. privately in Brussels, Belgium and at Silesia Coll.,
Barnet, near London; took scientific courses City of
London Coll. and Birkbeck Inst., London; grad.
Georgetown Univ.. Washington, D. C, LL.B. (first hon-
ors in class of 154), 1899 (prize essayist); DL.M., 1900;
studied med. jurisprudence at Columbian (now George
Washington) Univ., D. C; grad. M.D., 1905. Ass't to
Paris representative of N. Y. World; in editorial dep't.
Cosmopolitan Magazine, and literary dep't Harper &
Bros.; connected for three years with office of R.Ross
Perry & Son, Washington, D. C; chief of editorial staff
Appleton's Cyclopedia, contributing many articles to
this and other publications; official reporter North At-
lantic Fisheries Arbitration before Hague Tribunal,
1910; sec. Am. Civic Alliance, 1911,, re-elected 1912,
then became v.-p., admitted to bar Dist. of Columbia,
U. S. Supreme Court, and N. Y.' State; engaged in gen-
eral and corp'n practice. Mem. Republican County
Com. N. Y. Address: 80 Wall St., N. Y. City.

VANCE, ARTHUR TURNER

Editor and writer; b. Scranton, Pa., Oct. 10, 1872; s.
Jules O. and Marietta (Southworth) Vance; ed. in high
schools of Binghamton, N. Y. Began journalistic ca-
reer as reporter on Binghamton Deader; editor Home
Magazine, 1896, resigned to become asso. editor N. E.
Magazine; editor-in-chief Woman's Home Companion,
1901-1907; editor-in-chief Pictorial Review since 1908.
Contb'r to various publications; lecturer on journal-
istic topics. Author: The Real David Harum, 1900
(Baker & Taylor). Recreations: Water sports. Clubs-
The Players, Port Washington Yacht. Address: 222
W. 39th St., N. Y. City.

VANCE, LEE JAMES

Publisher; b. N. Y. City, 1862; s. John and Elizalbeth
Tillou (Hart) Vance; grad. Cornell Univ., B.S. Ad-
mitted to N. Y. Bar, 1884, and practised actively until
the last few years. Editor of The Epoch, N. Y., 1887-
1888; editor and publisher Am. Wine Press since 1897.
Sec. Am. Wine Growers' Ass'n since 1904.' Mem. In-
ternat. Jury of Awards, Paris Exp'n, 1900; Internat.
Jury, La. Purchase Exp'n, St. Louis, 1904. Hon. mem.
Soc. of Viticulteurs of France; Am. Folk Lore Soc.
Mem. N. Y. Tercentary Comm'n. Contb'r to leading
magazines and author of several ibooks on wines and
wine making, and articles in Encyclopaedia Ameri-
cana; lecturer on legal and economic subjects. Clubs:
N. Y. Press, Cornell. Address: 302 Broadway, N. Y. City.

VANCE, LOUIS JOSEPH

Author and dramatist; b. Washington, D. C, Sept.
19, 1879; s. Wilson and Lillie (Beale) Vance; ed. in
Prep. Dep't of Brooklyn Poly Inst.; m. N. Y. City, 1898
Nance Elizabeth Hodges. Since 1901 writer of serial
novels, short stories verse and plays. Author: Ter-
ence O'Rourke, Gentleman Adventurer, 1905: The Pri-
vate War, 1906; The Brass Bowl, 1907: The Black Bag,
1908; The Bronze Bell, 1909; The Pool of Flame, 1909;



The Fortune Hunter, 1910; No Man's Land, 1910; Cyn-
thia-of-the-Minute, 1910; The Bandbox. 1911; Joan
Thursday. 1913. Mem. Soc. of Authors, London. Ad-
dress: 995 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

VAN CLEEF, MYNDERSE

Lawyer; banker; b. Seneca Falls, N. Y., Aug. 29,
1853; s. Alexander M. and Jane E. Van Cleef; ed. Ithaca
Acad., Cornell Univ., B.S., 1874; m. Ithaca, N. Y., Dec.
21, 1882, Elizabeth D. Treman; children: Eugenia, b.
1SS6, Jeannette, b. 1SS8. Admitted to bar of N. Y.
State, Sept., 1876. Pres. Ithaca Trust Co., Ithaca Se-
curity Co.; dir. Tompkins County Nat. Bank; Cayuga
Lake Cement Co. and other corp'ns; trustee Ithaca
Savings Bank; trustee Cornell Univ. Republican;
Presby'n. Mem. Kappa Alpha fraternity. Clubs: Town
and Gown, Country, Cornell (N. Y. City). Address:
Ithaca, N. Y.

VAN CLEVE, GEORGE BARNES

Advertising; b. Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 19, 1876; s.
Seymour and Harriet (Hemrup) Van Cleve; ed. Univ.
or Minnesota; m. E. Orange, N. X, 1899, Florence Lin-
coln Smith. Pres. and owner The Van Cleve Co. Clubs:
Calumet, Lambs, N. Y. Athletic. Residence: Great
Northern Hotel. Address: 1790 Broadway, N. Y. City.

VANDEGRIFT, GEORGE WONSON

Physician; b. Jersey City, N. J., Dec. 23, 1876; s.
George M. and Effie P. (Wonson) Vandergrift; ed. Coll.
City of N. Y., 1S97, Columbia Univ., A.M., 190i, M.D.,
(Coll. Phys. and Surg.), 1901; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., May
12, 1904, May F. Kenney; one d.: May, b. May 18, 1907.
Mem. Salvation Army Rescue Home, Eastern Med.
Ass'n, East Side Physicians Ass'n; ass't surgeon N. Y.
Eye and Ear Infirmary, ophthalmic surgeon Cornell
Univ. Med. Coll., visiting ophthalmologist, Williams-
burg Hosp., Brooklyn; consulting ophthalmologist.
Mem. N. Y. Com. on Physical Welfare of Sch. Children-
consulting oculist Jewish Protectory and Aid Soc; lec-
turer for B'd of Ed'n on health topics. Address: 147
E. 18th St., N. Y. City.

VAN DEN BURG, WILLIAM H.

Physician; b. Waterloo, Seneca Co., N. Y., Feb. 17,
1862; s. George T. and Catharine (Skinner) Van den
Burg; ed. in public schools and by private tutors; in
commercial life for 3 years and taught public school
for 2 years; grad. N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll. and Hosp.,
M.D., 1887; m. Washington, D. C, 1895, Marie Schiller.
Practised medicine, Astoria, D. I. City, 18S7-1889; in
Denver, Colo., 1889-1891, N. Y. City, 1891-1895. Trav-
eled and studied medicine in Vienna, Berlin, Paris and
London, 1895-1897; since 1897 has practised in N. Y.
City. Lecturer on pathology in N. Y. Homce. Med.
Coll., 1897-1899; prof, practice of medicine, N. Y. Med.
Coll. and Hosp. for Women, 1899-1902; prof, practice
of medicine N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll. and Hosp. since
1904. Chm'n of Exec. Com. Med. B'd Hahnemann Hosp.,
N. Y. City, 1902. Pres. Homce. Med. Soc. of County of
N. Y., 1902. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. N. Y.
State and N. Y. County Homce. Med. Socs., Am. Inst.
Homoeopathy, Acad, of Pathol. Sciences, Nat. Geog.
Soc, A.A.A.S., International Congress of Tuberculosis.
Recreations: Photography, automobiling, foreign and
domestic travel. Clubs: Lotos, Automobile of America.
Address: 30 W. 48th St., N. Y. City.

VANDERBILT, ALFRED GWYNNE

Capitalist; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 20. 1877; s. Cornelius
II. and Alice (Gwynne) Vanderbilt; g.-s. William
Henry Vanderbilt, and g.-g.-s. Commodore Cornelius
Vanderbilt; ed. Cutler Sch., N. Y. City, St. Paul's Sch.,
Concord, and Yale, A.B., 1899; m. 1st, N. Y. City, Jan.
14, 1901, Ellen French; 2d, London, Bng, Dec 17, 1911,
Mrs. Smith Hollins McKim; children: William Henry,
b. Nov. 24, 1901; Alfred Gwynne, Jr., b Sept. 22, 1912.
Dir. Fulton Navigation Co., Raquette Lake R'y Co.,
Raquette Lake Transportation Co., Fulton Chain R'y
Co.; dir. Internat. Horse Show. Clubs: Piping Rock,
Knickerbocker, Riding, Metropolitan, N. Y. Yacht,
Meadow Brook, The Brook, Turf and Field, Ardslev,
Automobile of America, Yale. Residence: Vanderbilt
Hotel, N. Y. City, and Oakland, Newport, R. I. Ad-
dress: Grand Central Terminal, N. Y. City.

VANDERBILT, CORNELIUS

Capitalist, mechanical eng'r; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 5,
1873; s. Cornelius II. and Alice (Gwynne) Vanderbilt;"
grad. Yale Univ., B.A., 1895, Ph.B., 1898, M.E., 1899- m.
N. Y. City, Aug., 1896, Grace Wilson; children: Corne-
lius, Jr., b. 1898, Grace, b. 1899. Upon conclusion of
his studies set to work practically to master the de-
tails of mech. eng'ring, and during recent years has
given attention to the motive power and civil eng'ring
dep'ts of the N. Y. Central R. R. Inventor of locomo-
tive firebox of greatly improved pattern and other
mech. devices. Served as civil service comm'r, appt'd



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by Mayor Low; resigned near end of term; captain,
12th Reg't, N. G. N. Y. Dir. N. T. Life Ins and Trust
Co., U. S. Mortgage and Trust Co., Mutual Life Ins.
Co., Nat. Park Bank, Mutual Bank, 111. Central R'y
Co., Delaware & Hudson Co.. Allis-Chalmers Co., Lack-
awanna Steel Co., Interborough Rapid Transit Co.,
Rajpid Transit Subway Construction Co., Subway
Realty Co., Audit Co. of N. Y., Hudson Companies, In-
Interborough R'y Co.. Provident Loan Soc Asso.
Trust Co. of N. J., Mexican Telegraph Co., N. Y. City
Interborough R'y Co., Provident Loan Soc. Asso.
mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Bng'rs, Saratoga Ass'n. Clubs:
Union League, Century, Knickerbocker, Metropolitan,
Brook, City Midday, Down Town, University, Yale, N.
Y. Yacht (commo.), Larchmont Yacht, Atlantic Yacht,
Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht, Turf and Field. Resi-
dence: B77 Fifth Av. Address: 30 Pine St., N. Y. City.

VANDERBILT, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Capitalist; b. 1856; s. William Henry and Maria
Louisa (Kissam) Vanderbilt; grad. Sheffield Scientific
Sch., Yale, 1876; m. 1880, Mrs. Alfred Torrance (nfe
Anthony). Obtained business training in father's of-
fice, going through every dep't in railroad service and
mastering gen. details of whole business; now dir. in
N. Y. Central and Hudson River R. R. Co., Lake Shore
& Mich. Southern R R. Co., Mich. Central R. R. Co.,
"West Shore R. R. Co., N. Y., Chicago & St. Louis R. K.
Co., Chicago & Northwestern R. R. Co., Chicago, St.
Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha R'y Co., Lake Brie &
Western R. R. Co.; mem. B'd of Mlg'rs Delaware,
Lackawanna & Western R. R. Co., and dir. of numer-
ous other railroad and other corp'ns. Mem. S. A. R.
Clubs: Knickerbocker, University, Metropolitan, Larch-
mont Yacht, N. Y. Yacht. Seawanhaka-Corinthian
Yacht, Tuxedo, Racquet and Tennis, Citv Midday.
South Side, Yale. Address: 459 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

VANDERBILT, GEORGE WASHINGTON

Capitalist; b. New Dorp, Staten Island, N. Y., Nov.
14, 1862; s. William Henry and Maria Louisa (Kissam)
Vanderbilt; ed. by private tutors and at private
schools; m. 1898, Edith Stuyvesant Dresser; one d.:
Cornelia Stuyvesant, b. 1900. Gave to Teachers Coll.
its site on Morningside Heights: built and equipped
the 13th St. branch of N. Y. Public Library, and gave
Am. Soc. of Fine Arts the room in their building
known as the Vanderbilt Gallery. Purchased 100,000
acres of mountain land on French Broad River, near
Asheville, N. C, which has improved' and beautified
by scientific forestry into what is probably the finest
park in America, building there a mansion and stables,
and stocking the estate with great care. Mem. S. A.
R. Clubs: Metropolitan, Century, Nat. Arts, Players,
Grolier. Addresses (summer): Bar Harbor, Me.; (win-
ter) Biltmore House, Biltmore, N. C; 1612 K St., Wash-
ington, D. C.

VANDERBILT, REGINALD CLAYPOOLE

Investor; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 19 1880; s. Cornelius

11. and Alice (Gwynne) Vanderbilt; grad. St. Paul's
Soh., Concord, N. H., Yale Univ., A.B. 1902; m. New-
port, R. I., Apr. 14, 1903, Cathleen G. Neilson; one d.:
Cathleen, b. 1904. Dir. Am. Hackney Horse Soc, Nat.
Horse Show Ass'n of Am., Plainfield Horse Show Ass'n.
Republican; Episcopalian. Recreation: Breeder and
exhibitor of show horses. Olu'bs: Knickerbocker
Brook, Metropolitan, Coaching, Turf and Field, Riding
and Driving, Racquet and Tennis, Automobile of
America (N. Y.), Newport Reading Room. Newport
Casino, Citizens' Business Ass'n (Newport), Travel-
lers (Paris), Meadow Brook (L. I.), Four in Hand
(Philadelphia), Massachusetts Auto. Westchester Polo,
Am. Kennel, Dalmatian, Russian Wolfhound, Am. Fox
Terrier, Trench Bulldog, Old English Sheepdog.
Residence: iSandy Point Farm, 'Newport, R. I. Ad-
dress: 546 Fifth Av., U. Y. City.

VANDERBILT, WILLIAM KISSAM

Capitalist; b. New Donp, Staten Island, N. Y., Dec.

12, 1849; s. William Henry and Maria Louisa (Kissam)
Vanderbilt; ed. privately in N. Y. City, and Geneva,
Switzerland; m. 1st, 1874, Alva Murray Smith (now
Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont) ; 2nd, 1903, Mrs. Ann Harriman
Sands Rutherford; children: Consuela, b. 1877 (m.
1895, The Duke of Marlborough), William. K., Jr., b.
1878; Harold S., b. 1884. Learned railroad business, be-
ginning in office of C. C. Clarke, treas. Hudson River

R. R., and passing through various grades became 2d
v.-p. N. Y. Central & Hudson River R. R. ; pres. and
chm'n B'd Dirs. N. Y., Chicago & St. Louis R. R., 1882-
1898; ohm'n B'd Dirs. Lake Shore & Mich. Southern
R'y Co.; also dir. Lake Shore & Mich. Southern, Mich.
Y. & Harlem R. R.; also dir. N. Y. Central & Hudson
River R. R.; Lake Shore & Mich. Southern R. R. ;
Mich. Central R. R.; N. Y., Chicago & St. Louis R. R.;
Pittsburgh & Lake Erie R. R.; Cleveland, Cincinnati,



Chicago & St. Louis R. R.; Lake Erie & Western R.
R.; Chicago & North- Western R. R.; Chicaga, St. Paul,
Minneapolis & Omaha R'y, Lake Erie, Alliance &
Wheeling R. R.; Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley & Pitts-
burgh R. R. With brothers, founded the Vanderbilt
Clinic. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Union, Racquet and
Tennis, Jockey. Metropolitan (one of organizers),
South Side. N. Y. Yacht, Meadow Brook, Players, Turf.
Address: 660 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

VANDERBILT, WILLIAM KISSAM, JR.

Capitalist; b. N. Y. City, 1878; s. William Kissam
and Alva Murray (Smith) Vanderbilt; grad. Harvard,
1901; m. 1899, Virginia Fair, of California. "Pres. Long
Island Motor Parkway Inc., v.-ip. and dir. East Side
Traction Co.; Ontario Light and Traction Co.; Mohawk
Valley Co.; Syracuse Rapid Transit R'y Co.; Rochester
& Eastern Rapid R'y Co.; Utica & Mohawk Valley



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