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R'y Co.; also dir. Lake Shore & Mich. Southern, Mich.
Central and various other companies, and of Lincoln
Nat. Bank of N. Y., etc. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Union,
The Brook, Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht, Country,
Automobile of America, Am. Yacht. N: Y. Yacht, Metro-
politan, Harvard. Residence: 666 Fifth Av. Address:
Grand Central Terminal, N. Y.'City.

VANDERBURGH, FREDERICK A.

Clergyman; grad. Univ. of Rochester. 1876, Roches-
ter Theol. Sem., 1880. Pastor Baptist Ch.. Murray, N.
Y., 1880-1883; student Union Theol. Sem. and ass't pas-
tor Berean Bapt. Ch., N. Y. City, 1883-1S87; pastor
Whitesville, N. Y., 1SS7-1889; student Univ. of Berlin,
Germany, 1889-1890; ass't to Edward Judson, D.D.,
in Memorial Bapt. Ch., N. Y. City, since 1892; student
Univ. of Chicago, 1904-1905; Columbia Univ., Ph.D.,
1908; mem. Am. Oriental Soc, Soc Bib. Lit. and Exe-
gesis. Author: Sumerian Hymns, and several articles
in Assyriclogy. Instr. in Columbia Univ. since 1910.
Address: 53 Washington Square N., N. Y. City.

VANDERLIP, FRANK ARTHUR

Banker; b. Aurora, Kane Co., 111., Nov. 17, 1864;
childhood on farm; ed. public schools; worked for a
time in machine shop at Aurora, attended Univ. of
111. and Univ. of Chicago; m. Chicago, May 19, 1903,
Narcissa, d. Chas. Epperson Cox. Entered newspaper
life as reporter on Chicago Tribune and later became
part owner and asso. editor of the Economist, a
weekly financial newspaper. When Lyman J. Gage
became sec. of Treasury, Mar. 4, 1897, became his
private sec. and June 1, 1897 was appt'd ass't sec. of
Treasury, in which position continued until Feb. 1,
1901, when resigned to take position as v.-p. National
City Bank of N. Y., and since Jan. 1909, has been its
pres. Author: Chicago Street Railways; The Ameri-
can Commercial Invasion of Europe; Political Prob-
lems of Europe; Business and Education. Republican.
Mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce, Merchants Ass'n;
dir. Union Pacific R. R., Oregon-Washington R. R. &
Navigation Co., Chesapeake & Ohio R. R. Co., Mis-
souri, Kansas & Texas R. R. Co., Seaboard Air Line
R'y Co., Oregon Short Line. Consolidated Gas Co., N.
Y. Edison Co., Norfolk Southern R'y, U. S. Realty &
Improvement Co., Nat. City Bank of N. Y., Farmers'
Loan & Trust Co., Nat. Bank of Commerce in N. Y.,
Riggs Nat. Bank, and Am. Security & Trust Co. of
Washington, D. C. Trustee N. Y. University, Carnegie
Foundation, Letchworth Village. Clubs: Metropolitan,
Century, Union League, City (N. Y. City), Press (Chi-
cago), Commercial. Cosmos (Washington), Sleepy Hol-
low Country. Residence: "Beechwood," Scarborough-
on-Hudson, N. Y. Address: 55 Wall St., N. Y. City.

VANDERPOEL, WALDRON BURRITT

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 16, 1854; s. Jacob and
Catherine Ann (Waldron) Vanderpoel; ed. Phillips
Acad., Andover. Mass., 1872, Dartmouth Coll., A.B.,
1876, N. Y. Coll. Phys. and Surg., M.(D., 1879, N. Y. Law
Sch., LL.B., 1901; m. 1905, Anne Marie Brennan; one
d.: Catherine Anne, b. 1908. Formerly attending phy-
sician Demilt Dispensary; also formerly visiting phy-
sician Randall's Island Hosp. Mem. N. Y. County Med.
Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Acad.
Medicine, Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Holland
Soc. Address: 37 W. 76th St., N. Y. City.

VANDER VEER, ALBERT

Surgeon; b. Root, N. Y., July 10, 1841; s. Abram H.
and Sarah (Martin) Vander Veer; ed. Union Free Sch.,
Palatine, N. Y. ; high sch. and Acad., Canajoharle,
N. Y.; studied in Albanv Med. Coll.; grad. Med. Dep't
Columbian Univ., Washington, D. C, M. D., 1862; hon.
M.D. Albany Med. Coll., 1869; A.M., Williams, 1882;
Ph.D., Union Univ. and Hamilton Coll., 1883; LL.D.,
George Washington Univ.; m. Currytown, N. Y., Mar-
garet E. Snow; children: Dr. Edgar A., b. 1873; Dr. Jas.



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N., b. 1S77; Dr. Albert, Jr., b. 1879. Prcf. gen. and sp'l
anatomy Albany Med. Coll.. 1S69-1874; prof, principles
and practice of surgery and abdominal surgery, 1876-
1SS2; prof surgery since 1882; dean of college, 1896-
1905. Attending surgeon Albany Hosp., 1869-1904;
surgeon-in-chief since 1904; attending and consulting
surgeon St. Peter's Hosp., 1.S73-1903; consulting sur-
geon South End Dispensary. Surgeon 66th N. Y. Veteran
Vols, in Civil War; regent Univ. of State of N. Y.
Delegate of Am Med. Ass'n to 9th Internat. Med. Con-
gress at Copenhagen, from U. S. Gov't, 15th Internat.
Med. Congress to Lisbon, 1906. Author: Cleft Palate
and Hare-Lip, in Wood's Hand-Book of the Med. Sci-
ences; History of General Surgery (Encyclopedia
Americana) ; Injuries and Diseases of the Abdomen
(Internat. Encyclopedia of Surgery), etc. Trustee Al-
bany Cemetery Ass'n. Republican; Presby'n. Pres.
N. Y. State Med. Soc. 1884; Am. Ass'n Obstetricians
and Gynecologists, 1894; Am. Surg. Ass'n, 1905. Re-
ceived decoration of order of Orange-Nassau from
Queen of Holland. Mem. Holland Soc, Albany Inst.,
Hist, and Art Soc, N. T. Hist Soc; Merchants Ass'n
of N. T.. Nat. Geog. Soc. hon. pres. Nu Sigma Nu Soc.
Mem. B'd Governors Albany Hosp.; dir. Bender Hy-
gienic Laboratory Clubs: Fort Orange, Country, Unt-
versity (Albany). Residence: 145 State St. Address:
28 Eagle St., Albany, N. T.

VANDER VEER, EDGAR ALBERT

Surgeon; b. Albany, N. T., Sept. 29. 1873; s. Albert,
M.D., and Margaret (Snow) Vander Veer; ed. Albany
Acad., 1878-1891, Union Coll., 1891-1892, Yale Univ.,
Ph.B., 1895, Albany Med. Coll., M.D., 1898; m. Albany,
N. Y., June 5, 1900, Harriet Wooster; children: Grace,
b. May 11, 1901; Albert, 3d, b. Aug. 10 1902; Edgar
Albert, Jr., b. June 15, 1906. Spent year 1898-1899 in
Germany. Attending surgeon Albany Hosp., prof. Ab-
dominal and Clinical Surgery, Albany Med. Coll. Act-
ing ass't surgeon U. S. A., May-Sept.. 1898. Republi-
can; Presby'n. Pres. Am. Medical Editors Ass'n; mem.
Am. Surg. Ass'n, Albany County Med. Soc, Med. Soc.
State of N. Y Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Acad Medicine,
Nu Sigma Nu, Alpha Delta Phi, Holland Soc, Mil. Or-
der Loyal Legion, Soc. Mayflower Descendants, Sons
of Revolution, Soc. Colonial Wars; dir. Y. M. C. A.
Recreations: Fishing, boating, farming. CIulJs: Yale
(N. Y. City). Fort Orange. University. Albany Country.
Address: 150 State St., Albany, N. Y.

VANDER VEER, JAMES NEWELL

Surgeon; b. Albany, N. Y., Dec. 12, 1877; s. Dr. Al-
bert and Margaret E. (Snow) Vander Veer; grad. Al-
bany Acad., 1891; Union Univ., A.B.. 1S99; A.M. in
course. 1903; Albany Med. Coll., M.D., 1903; took post-
grad, studies in Berlin, Paris, Berne and Vienna, 1905-
1906; m. Midland Park, N. J., Dec. 3, 1908. Ada Holt;
one son: Adrian Holt, b. Nov. 7, 1909. Chief of Surg,
Clinic Albany Hosp.; attending surgeon Albany Free
Dispensary. Lecturer on surg. technic and instr. in
Genito-Urinary Surgery at Albany Med. Coll. Has
traveled throughout U. S Europe and Panama. Ex-
ass't surgeon and capt. N. G. N. Y., Med. Corps, 10th
Inf. Presby'n. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Acad, of
Medicine, Med. Soc. State of N. Y., Anglo-Am. Med.
Ass'n of Berlin. Germany (life mem.), Ass'n of Mili-
tary Surgeons of U. S., Holland Soc of N. Y., Sons of
Veterans. Sons of Revolution, Mayflower Soc, Alpha
Delta Phi, Theta Nu Epsilon and Nu Sigma Nu fra-
ternities; pres. Staff of Albany Free Dispensary since
1913; ex-trustee Albany Acad. Recreation: Traveling.
Author of various monographs on surgery of genital
and urolog tracts. Clubs: Fort Orange, University,
Rotary, Albany Country, Army and Navy (N. Y.),
Alpha Delta Phi fN. Y.). Residence: 145 State St.
Address: 28 Eagle St., Albany, N. Y.

VAN DEVANTER, WILLIS

Asso. justice U. S. Supreme Court; b. Marion, Ind..
April 17, 1859; s. Isaac and Violetto (Spencer) Van
Devanter; ed. public schs. of Marion and Indiana As-
bury (now De Pauw) Univ., hon. LL.D., 1911; Law
Sch. of Univ. of Cincinnati, LL.B., 1881; m. Ionia, Mich..
Oct. 10, 1S83, Dollie Burhans. Engaged in practice of
law at Marion until 1S84, subsequently at Cheyenne.
Wyo. City Att'y. comm'r to revise statute law of
Wyoming, and mem. Territorial Legislature; appt'd
chief justice Wyo. Supreme Court by Pres. Harrison.
1889; resigned 1890, and resumed practice. Chm'n
Republican State Com.. 1894: delegate to Rep Nat.
Conv., and mem. Rep. Nat. Com., 1896; appt'd ass't att'y
gen. of U. S. by Pres. McKinley, 1897; and assigned
to Dep't of Interior, until 1903; prof, equity pleading
and practice, 1898-1903. and equity jurisprudence. 1902-
1903, Columbian Univ.: U. S. circuit judge. St i circuit
bv Pres. Roosevelt, 1903; appt'd asso. justice of Su-
preme Court of U. S. bv Pres. Taft, Dec. 1910. Ad-
dress: 1923 Sixteenth St., Washington, D. C.



VAN DE WATER, GEORGE ROE

Clergyman, author, lecturer; b. Flushing, N. Y. City,
April 25, 1854; s. John Titus and Ellen Bernetta
(Doughty) Van de Water; ed. Flushing Inst., Cornell
Univ., 1870-1874, Gen. Theol. Sem., D.D.; m. Oyster
Bay, N. Y April 24, 1879, Cornelia Townsend Youngs;
one son, Arthur Reginald. Rector Christ Ch., Oyster
Bay, 1876-1880, St. Luke's Ch., Brooklyn, 1880-1887;
Parochial Missions for U S., 1887-188S; rector St. An-
drew's Episcopal Ch., N. Y. City, since 1888. Chaplain
Columbia Univ., 1S93-1905; Senior Grand Chaplain,
1896-1913; 33 Mason; chaplain 23d Reg't N. G. N. ST.,
1877-1880. 71st Reg't N. G. N. Y., 1882-1896, 71st Reg't
U. S. Vols., in Spanish-Am. War, 5th Army Corps, May-
Oct., 189S; battles of Las Guasimas and San Juan; de-
tailed for duty in hosps. of field and Fermosa, Slboney,
back of entrenchments and at San Juan and Montauk.
Trustee N. Y. P. E. City Mission Soc, Gen. Theol. Sem.,
Youngs' Memorial Cemetery at Oyster Bay, and of
Home for Incurables, N. Y. Author: Two Notable
Rulers; Mission Hymnal; Church History (2 vols.).
Illustrated lectures on "The Dolonittes" and "South
America." Masonry, The Teacher of Tolerance, and
several Masonic publications of Grand Lodge, State
of N. Y.; also published sermons, etc. Republican;
Episcopalian. Mem. Military Order Foreign Wars,
Soc. of Santiago, Veteran Ass'ns, 23d Reg't Masonic
Veterans; Hon. mem. 71st Reg't Veteran Soc, Senior
Grand Chaplain Grand Lodge of Masons, State of N. Y.
mem. Holland Soc, Colonial Order, St. Nicholas Soc.
Clubs: Century, St. Nicholas. Union League, Seawanha-
ka Yacht. Address: 7 W. 122d St., N. Y. City.

VAN DE WATER, VIRGINIA BELLE TERHUNE

Writer; b. Newark, N. J.; d. Edward Payson and
Mary Virginia (Hawes) Terhune; ed. by governesses
and private sch. in U. S., also in Rome and Geneva;
m. N. Y. City, March 5, 18S9, Frederic Franklyn Van
de Water; children: Frederic Franklyn, Jr., b. 1890;
Edward Terhune, b. 1893; Sterling Hawes. b. 1894. Col-
laborated with mother (Marion Harland): Everyday
Etiquette, 1905. Author: From Kitchen to Garret,
1910; Little Talks with Mothers of Little People, 1911;
Why I Left My Husband, 1912; The Shears of Delilah,
1914; contb'r of short stories and essays to Cosmopoli-
tan, Good Housekeeping and other magazines; editori-
al writer for N. Y. American. Recreation: Automobil-
ing. Clubs: Barnard, Meridian. Residences: (summer):
Kanesata. Pompton Lakes, N. J.; (winter): 2626 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.
VANDIVER, ALMUTH CUNNINGHAM

Lawyer; b. Gadsden, Ala., June 21, 1879; s. Welling-
ton and Florence (Cunningham) Vandiver; ed. public
schools, Talladega Mil. Acad., Talladega, Ala.; grad.
Ala. Polv. Inst., Auburn, Ala., B. Sc, 1898: N. Y. Univ.
Law Sch., LL.B., 1904; m. Nov. 30, 1912, Eleanor M. S.
Williams, N. Y. City, Deputy ass't dist. att'y N. Y. Co,
under Wm. Travers Jerome. 1905-1908; resigned to
form law partnership with former Judge Charles S.
Whitman under firm name of Whitman & Vandiver,
which was dissolved Dec. 31, 1909, upon Judge Whit-
man's election as Dist. Att'y. Member firm of O'Gor-
man, Battle & Vandiver.. Democrat. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y.. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Phi Delta Phi and
Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternities; Alabama Poly. Inst.
Alumni Ass'n of N. Y. ; Sigma Alpha Epsilon Alumni
Ass'n of N. Y.; Southern Soc. Alabama Soc Clubs:
Manhattan. Citv, Oakland Golf. Residence: 1 W. 64th
St. Address: 37 Wall St., N. Y. City.

VAN DOREN, LOUIS OTIS

Lawyer; b. X. Y. City, Sept. 21, 1863: s. Charles Au-
gustus and Anna 'Wood (Smith) Van Doren; descend-
ant of Dutch family who came to America in 1639, 12
of which family were soldiers in the Revolutionary
War. On mother's side descended from Colonial fami-
lies; Smiths of Bucks County, Pa., Wrights of Wrights-
town, and Readings; one of the latter was one of first
Colonial govs of N. J.; father Charles Augustus Van
Doren, mem. N. Y. Bar. grand-father, Garret V. Van
Doren, physician in N. Y. City: ed. at home, grammar
schs. and Coll. Citv of N. Y., A.B., 1883; m. Roxborough,
Philadelphia. Pa., 1894, Isabel Yancey Neufville of
Charleston, S. C: children: Isabel N., b. 1896; Dyckman,
h 1S98- Philip "Horn. b. 1902. Admitted to bar First
Dep't Supreme Court, Oct.. 1SS5. Pres. East Borough
Improvement Co.. and Dir. Lawyers Site Purchasing
Co. Treas. Central Chatham Land Co. Republican;
Episcopalian: warden St. Ann's Ch. of Morrisania.
Mem. State Par A'n, N. Y. County Bar Ass'n. North
Side B'd of Trade: pres. Ass'n Bar of Bronx County,
mem. N. Y. Law Inst.. Alumni Ass'n Coll. City of N. Y ,
Holland Rnc. Address: 35 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

VANDORY, LOUIS

Deputy consul: b. Boucharest. Roumania, June 26,
1882: s. Louis and Julia (D'Epner) Vandory; ed. Buda-



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pest High Sch., Royal Hungarian Univ. of Science. In
Am. consular service since 1900; deputy consul in
Cologne since 1909; correspondent of newspapers,
wrote several articles on Am. affairs. Address: 37
Neusserstrasse, Cologne, Germany.

VAN DU2ER, HENRY SAYRE

' Lawyer; b. N. T. City, Feb. 26, 1853; s. Selah Reeve
and Catharine Mathews (Sayre) Van Duzer; grad.
Andover Phillips Acad., class 1871; Harvard Univ.,
A.B., 1875; Columbia Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1877. Major
judge advocate 1st Brigade, N. G. N. Y., 1889-1898.
Trustee Holland Soc. (ex-pres.); mem. St. Nicholas
Soc; mem. B'd of Mg'rs Presby'n Hosp., Nat. Kinder-
garten Ass'n; pres. N. Y. Andover Alumni Ass'n. Clubs:
University, Union, Brook, Harvard, Riding, McDowell.
Residence: 30 East 55th St. Address: 31 Nassau St.,
N. Y. City.

VAN DUZER, LOUIS SAYRE

Captain, U. S. N.; appt'd cadet U. IS. Naval Acad., N. Y.,
Sept. 22, 1876; grad. June, 1880; midshipman, June 22,
1882; ensign (junior grade), March 3, 1883; ensign,
June 26, 1884; lieut. (junior grade), June 10, 1893;
lieut., Jan. 5, 1897; lieut-commd'r, Nov. 2, 1902;
commd'r, July 1, 1907; capt., March 3, 1911. Served on
Powhatan, 1880-1882; Coast Survey, 1882-1884; Omaha
(Asiatic Station), 1885-1888; Coast Survey, 1888-1889;
Hydrographic Office, 1889-1892; Miantonomah (N. At-
lantic Station), 1892-1893; Yantic (S. Atlantic Station),
1893-1895; Office of Naval Intelligence, 1S95; Linsley
Inst, Wheeling, W. Va., 1895-1897; Battleship Iowa,
1897-1899, and was present on her at battle of San-
tiago; went to Philippines early in 1899, and served
through insurrection on the Charleston and Petrel;
shipwrecked on Charleston, Nov. 2, 1899; went to China
at outlbreak of Boxer Rebellion; ordered to Naval
Acad., Aug., 1900; Marietta, May, 1902; Newport, May,
1903; Olympia, Sept., 1903; Naval Torpedo Station, Dec,
1905; lighthouse insp., St. Louis, Mo., April, 1907;
U. S. S. Connecticut, May, 1908. Commanding U. S. S.
Cleveland, Nov., 1908; commandant, Olongapo, July,
1909. Captain of Navy Yard, N. Y., July, 1910; com-
manding U. S. S. Utah, since June, 1913. Address:
Navy Dep't, Washington, D. C.

VAN DYK, JAMES

Tea and coffee merchant; b. Carondelette, Mo., Jan.
23, 1863; s. Nicholas and Eliza (Bennett) Van Dyk; ed.
Public Sch. No. 1, Brooklyn, and private instruction;
L. I. Coll., Hosp., passed all junior years and resigned
before graduation, 1903; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Cecile
Russell; children: James Johnston, b. 1893; Doris, b.
1895; Francis Russell, b. 1901. Entered coffee roast-
ing business with father in re'tail tea store, before
age of 16, opened a branch tea store for the C. A. Tea
Co., at New Bedford, Mass., which still exists. Opened
tea store in Brooklyn, on own account in 1881. which is
still in existence, being owned now by Van Dyk &
Bayer. Travelled West in 1901, studied medicine 2y 2
years until Sept., 1902; then conducted several tea
stores in Brooklyn. In 1900 started the James Van
Dyk Co., of which is pres. and gen. mg'r, and which
now operates 65 stores in 27 cities. Dir. Essex Nat.
Bank, Montclair, N. J. Independent Republican. Mem.
Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and Sciences, Soc. of the Cin-
cinnati, Sons of Revolution, Mason (Aurora Grata
Lodge, No. 756). Amaranth Dramatic Soc, Brooklyn.
Recreation: Golf. Clulb: Country (Glen Ridge). Resi-
dence: 48 Walnut St., Montclair, N. J. Address: 307
Water St., N. Y. City.

VAN EPS, F. STANLEY

Clergyman, author, lecturer; b. Hoffmans, Schenec-
tady Co., N. Y., July 4, 1859; s. Peter V. and Mary A.
(Davenp'ort) Van Eps; descended from a Holland
family that came to America in 1620, and since lived
in or about Schenectady; ed. in Schenectady, and Drury
Coll., Springfield, Mo., where taught, 1880-1881, and
was ass't librarian, 1881-1883; grad. A.B., 1883; first
principal, Rogers Acad., Rogers, Ark., 1883; m. 1st,
1883, F. Marion Bosworth (died, 1904); 2d, 1911,
Jeanette Edwards Conde. Has held several pastorates
In Cong'l churches in West; Presby'n Ch., Passaic,
N. J., 1907-1910; ass't pastor, Pilgrim Cong'l Ch., N. Y.
City, 1905-1906; pastor Christ Cong'l Ch., Woodhaven,
L. I., which organized. March 15, 1911. Speaker and
mem. since org'n of N. Y. Peace Soc. Several years
engaged in editorial work and publishing; contb'r to
periodicals. Author: Rejoice Always (published in
U. S. and Eng.), and a number of other books published
in England Address: 120 Elmwood St., Woodhaven,
L. I., and 65 Central Park W., N. Y. City.

VAN EVERY, JOHN B.

Vice-pres. Western Union Telegraph Co.; b. Roches-
ter, N. Y., July 30, 1839: there entered, 1864, employ of



Western Union Telegraph Co., ofwhich became audi-
tor, 1872, and has been v.-p. since 1879. Dir. Stock
Quotation Telegraph Co., Internat. Ocean Telegraph
Co., Gold & Stock Telegraph Co., Am. Telegraph &
Ca;ble Co., N. Y. Mutual Telegraph Co., Am. Union
Telegraph Co., and of other similar companies. Ad-
dress: 195 Broadway, X. Y. City.

VAN HAMM, CALEB M.

Editor; b. Cincinnati, March 11, 1861; s. Washington
and Rebecca (Baldridge) Van Hamm; ed. Chickering
Inst., Cincinnati, 1872-1877, Univ. of Cincinnati, LL.B.,
1882; m. Cincinatti, Oct. 25, 1893, Amy M. Perkins.
Practised law in Cincinnati, 1882-1883; city editor and
afterward mn'g editor Cincinnati News-Journal, 1883-
1885; established and edited a weekly named "Sam,"
1885; resumed practice of law, 1885-1892; came to N. Y.
City, and since engaged in metropolitan journalism;
city editor, N. Y. Journal. 1894; N. Y. Recorder, 1895;
later in the same year entered service of N. Y. World,
of which was mn'g editor of the morning edition, 1903-
1910; mn'g editor N. Y. American, since Jan., 1910.'
Address: The American, N. Y. City.

VAN INGEN, WILLIAM BRANTLEY

Artist; b. Philadelphia, Pa., 1858; s. William Henry
and Sarah (Fairlamb) Brantley; attended public schs.
of Philadelphia. Began art training in studio of Prof.
Christian Schnessele, later under Thomas Eakins, at
Pa. Acad, of Fine Arts, John La Farge, N. Y., and
Leon Bonnat, Paris. Has confined painting exclusively
to mural painting, being represented at Cong. Library,
Washington, D. C.; U. S. Mint, Philadelphia; U. S.
Court House, Chicago; U. S. Court House, Indianapolis,
Ind.; the Capitol, Harrisburg, Pa.; the Capitol, Tren-
ton, N. J., and in residences of Charles T. Yerkes,
Spencer Trask, George F. Peabody, John O. Gilmore,
Monroe Smith, Levi Z. Leiter and others. Has written
articles for Harpers, Scribners and independent maga-
zines, Evening Post, N. Y., and has lectured at Har-
vard Univ., Cambridge; Trinity Coll., Hartford; Metro-
politan Museum, N. Y.; ColumJbia Univ.; Drexel Inst.,
Phila., and Acad, of Fine Arts, N. Y. Has made a study
of principles underlying design of Central Park, and
has been frequently called to speak on that subject.
Mem. fellowship of Pa. Acad, of Fine Arts, Architec-
tural League of N. Y.; Chancellor Walworth Lodge,
N. Y. ; mem. Artists' Fund Soc, trustee Artists' Aid
Soc. of N. Y. Clufos: Art (Phila.), Lotos, The Fencers
(N. Y.). Address: 58 West 57th St., N. Y. City.

VAN INWEGEN, CHARLES F.

Banker; b. Port Jervis, Orange Co., N. Y., Sept. 13,
1849; s. Eli and Elizabeth Maria (Bull) Van Inwegen;
ed. Port Jervis Sch., 1867; Rutgers Prep. Sch., New
Brunswick, N. J., 1867; Rutgers Coll.. New Brunswick,
1867-1871; grad. Rutgers Coll., A.B., 1871 (Valedic-
torian), A.M., 1874; m. Port Jervis, N. Y., June 6, 1876,
Emma L. Van Etten; children: Anna. b. 1877 (m. Samuel
M. Cuddeback, att'y at law); Cornelius, b. 1882; Willard
Bull, b. 1884; H. Barentsen, b. 1889. Employed by
First Nat. Bank, Port Jervis, N. Y., as clerk, 1871;
teller, 1872; cashier, 1874; pres. and dir. since 1897. Has
been supervisor and mem. B'd of Health Town of
Deerpark, Orange County, N. Y. Alderman Port Jervis.
N. Y. Pres. and treas. B'd of Ed'n, Port Jervis. Treas.
and trustee, and mem. B'd of Health. Village of Port
Jervis; dir. Port Jervis Opera House Co. Trustee Re-
formed (Dutch) Ch., Port Jervis; Y. M. C. A., Port
Jervis; Associated Charities Port Jervis. Democrat
Mem. B. P. O. E., Free and Accepted Masons, Minisink
Valley Hist. Soc, Port Jervis B'd of Trade, Holland
Soc, N. Y. ; Chamber of Commerce, N. Y.; Rutgers Coll.
Alumni Ass'n, Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Phi
Beta Kappa Soc. Club: Deerpark (Port Jervis). Ad-
dress: IPort Jervis, N. Y.

VAN KENNEN, GEORGE E.

Lawyer, mayor, chm'n State Conservation Comm'n;
* ib. Norfolk, N. Y.. Sept. 11, 1861; ed. public schs.; after
which took classical course in State Normal Sch., Pots-
dam; grad. Hamilton Coll., 1886, with honors; m. Og-
densburg, N. Y., 1890, Harriet Houston; three children.
Taught sch. 2 vears; studied law in office of Hon. Dan-
iel Magone and Thomas Spratt, Ogdensburg; admitted
to bar, 1888, and since Chen has continued practice ot
profession at Ogdensburg. Has conducted many im-
portant litigations arising in home section, and has
attained much prominence at bar. Elected 4 times to
office of Records of city of Ogdensburg on Dem. ticket;
appt'd to office of Collector of Port of Oswegatchie,
1894, serving until 1S99; elected mem. St. Lawrence Co.
B'd of Supervisors, 1899; was appt'd mem. B'd of Water
i i I'm of Ogdensburg, 1902, and served as chm'n
until 197. City att'v 6 years; alderman representing
3rd Ward cf Ogdensburg. Mem. Town Hall Comm'n
several, years, and in 1910 elected mayor of Ogdens-
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Com. of St. Lawrence Co. several years; mem. Dem.
State Com. since 1908. Appt'd by Gov. Dix comm'r
to investigate mg'mt and affairs of Prison Dep't of
State; upon creation of State Conservation Comm'n,
appt'd ohm'n for term of 6 years. Royal Arch Mason;
fellow Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Clubs: Century, Fort
Orange (Albany). Address: State Conservation Comm'n,
Albany, N. T.

VAN KEUREN, MAILLER O.

Clergyman; b. Equinunk, Wayne Co., Pa., June 23,
1877- s. Orville and Hannah C. (Crispell) Van Keuren;
ed. Greenville Acad., Syracuse Univ., A.B., cum laude,
1S99; m. Smyrna, N. T., Aug. 8, 1900. Mabel E. Eldridge.
Pastor Cong'l Ch., Smyrna, N. T., 1899-1900; Salamanca.
N. T., 1900-1905; Little Valley, N. T., 1905-1909: First
Cong'l Church, Lockport, N. Y., since 1909. Address:
63 Walnut St., Lockport, N. T.

VAN KIRK, CHARLES CLARK

Jurist; b. Greenwich, N. T., Sept. 21, 1862; s. Norman
and Kate (Conant) Van Kirk; grad. Colgate Univ.,
A.B., 18S4; m. Greenwich, N. T., Oct. 28, 1903, Nancy
Thompson. Engaged in practice since admission to
bar, 1888; mem. Gibson & Van Kirk, lawyers of Green-
wich, 1SSS-1S96; Rowe & Van Kirk. Port Henrv, 1896-
1897; Patterson, Bulkley & Van Kirk, Albany, 1897-
1906; when elected justice Supreme Court, N. Y., for
term expiring 1919. Dir. Greenwich Knitting Co.,
Linen Underwear Co., First Nat. Bank. Republican;
Baptist. Mem. Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Phi Beta
Kappa Soc. Clubs: Glens Falls, Century (Ogdensburg),
Ft. Orange (Albany), Mohawk (Schenectady). Address:
Greenwich, N. Y.

VAN LAER, ALEXANDER T.

Instr., painter, lecturer; b. Auburn, N. Y., Feb. 9,
1857; s. of P. C. and Minna van Laer; ed. High Sch.,
Auburn, Nat. Acad, of Design, Art Students' League
under R. Swain Gifford, and under George Poggen-



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