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Schuyler, b. 1903; Elizabeth Van Rensselaer, b. 1906.
Engaged in practice limited to ear, nose and throat.
Consulting otologist and laryngologist Harlem Eye
and Ear Infirmary, Manhattan Maternity Hosp., St.
Vincent's Hosp., and the S. R. Smith Infirmary, Staten
Island; attending laryngologist and rhinologist Hosp.
for the Ruptured and Crippled; chief of clinic dep't
of the upper respiratory tract, St. Luke's Hosp.; ass't
aural surgeon Manhattan Eye and Ear Hosp.; head of
the dep't of rhinology of the Angle Sch. of Orthodontia.
Mem. Soc. of Alumni of St. Luke's Hosp., N. Y. Acad.
Medicine; fellow Am. Laryngol., Rhinol. and Otol. Soc.,
N. Y. State and County Med. Socs. Mem. 7th Reg't,
N. G. N. Y.; Benevolent Lodge, Sylvan Chapter, Con-
stantino Commandery, Mecca Tenrple, Mystic Shrine.
Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Graduates, Phi Gamma Delta.
Summer home: Rensselaerwyck, Katonah, N. Y. Ad-
dress: 128 W. 59th St., N. Y. City.

VOLK, DOUGLAS

Artist, painter; b. Pittsfield, Mass., Feb. 23, 1856; s.
Leonard W. and Emily C. (Barlow) Volk; ed. Rome.
Italy, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, under J. L. Gerome,
1873-1878; m. Chicago, June 25, 1881, Marion B. Larra-
bee; children: Leonard, b. 1883 (deceased); Wendell, b.
1S85; Marion, b. 1890; Gerome, b. 1894. Traveled in
Europe, 1873-1878, 1905-1906, also in U. S. and Bahama
Islands. Organized Minneapolis Sch. Fine Arts (dir.,
1886-1893); mem. Nat. Art Jury, Columbian Exp'n,
1893; mem. Nat. Art Jury, St. Louis Exp'n. 1904; mem.
Nat. Acad. Design, Soc. Am. Artists; prof. 4 years at
Art Students' League for drawing and portrait paint-
ing; prof. 10 years Cooper Inst., N. Y. City. Has
lectured on art instr'n and handicrafts in public schs.;
organized handicraft movement in Lovell, Me. Pic-
tures purchased by the Carnegie Museum (Pittsburgh),
Corcoran Gallery (Washington), Pittsfield Museum and
Met. Museum of Art, N. Y.. and Nat. Museum, Wash-
ington. Painted: Father Henepin Discovering Falls
of St. Anthony, and Battle of Missionary Ridge, in St.
Paul Capitol Building. Minnesota; now completing
decoration for Court House, Des Moines', Iowa. Re-
ceived medals for paintings. World's Columbian Exp'n,
St. Louis Exp'n. Buffalo Pan-Am. Exp'n. Charlestown
Exp'n, Boston Colonial Exp'n, Shaw Prize, $1,500 Soc.
Am. Artists, 1899. Carnegie Prize, best figure com-
position by an American artist, 1901; awarded the
Saltus gold medal at Nat. Acad, of Design, New York,
1910. Awarded the Proctor prize for best portrait,
Nat. Acad., Dec, 1910. At present instr. at Nat. Acad.,
and Cooper Inst., N. Y. Mem. Artists' Fund Soc,
Artists' Aid Soc. Club: National Arts. Address: Am.
Nat. Academy of Design, N. Y. City.

VONNOH, BESSIE POTTER

Sculptor; b. St. Louis, 1872; d. Alexander C. and
Mary E. (McKenney) Potter; ed. Art Inst., Chicago;
m. Rockland Lake, N. Y., Sept., 1899, Robert W. Von-
noh (painter). Traveled abroad in 1895, 1897 and 1900.
Honors: Second prize for sculpture, Tenn. Centennial,
1896; bronze medal, Paris Exp'n, 1900; Julia G. Shaw
prize, Soc. Am. Artist, 1904; gold medal St. Louis
Ex'n, 1904. Specialty statuettes of women and chil-
dren. Represented in permanent collections, Cor-
coran Art Gallery, Washington, D. C.J Brooklyn
Museum. Art Inst., Chicago, of Cincinnati Museum, of
Imperial Museum, Toklo, Japan, and Met. Museum of
Art, N. Y. City. Associate Nat. Acad, of Design; mem.
Nat. Sculpture Soc, Soc. of American Artists. Ad-
dress: 33 W. 67th St., N. Y. City.

VONNOH, ROBERT

Portrait, landscape and figure painter; b. Hartford,
Conn., Sept. 17, 1858; ed. Boston public schs., pupil
and instr. Mass. Normal Art Sch., 1876-1879; instr.
drawing, Roxibury Evening Drawing Sch., Boston, and
Thayer Acad., student Academie Julian, Paris, 1881-
1883; m. 1st, Boston, July 7, 1886, Grace D. Farrell
(died); 2d, Rockland Lake, N. Y., Sept. 17, 1899, Bessie
O. Potter. Instr. painting, Cowles Art Sch., Boston,
1884-1886; principal E. Boston Evening Drawing Sch.,
1883-1885; principal instr. portrait and figure painting,
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, 1885-1887; painted and
studied abroad, 1887-1891; principal instr. portrait and
figure painting, Pa. Acad. Fine Arts, Philadelphia,
1891-1896. Exhibitor Paris Salon, Berlin, Munich and
London exp'ns, Exp'n Universelle, Paris, 1889 and 1900;
World's Fair, Chicago, 1893; Stockholm, 1896; Buffalo,
1901; St. Louis, 1904; Rome 1910. Represented in Pa.
Acad, of Fine Arts, Philosophical Soc, Philadelphia,
Mass. Hist. Soc, Boston, and White House, Washing-
ton, D. C. Academician Nat. Acad. Design. Mem. Nat.



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Jury for Am. Section of Paris Exp'n of 1900; Internat.
Juries, Carnegie Exp'ns at Pittsburgh; Internat. Jury
of Awards, St. Louis, 1904. Received medals at Bos-
ton, Paris, Chicago, Buffalo, Charleston, St. Louis,
Thomas R. Proctor prize for portraiture, Nat. Acad.
Design. Mem. of the Secession, Munich; Soc. Am.
Artists, Soc. Am. Portrait Painters, Architectural
League; fellowship Pa. Acad. Fine Arts. Clubs;
National Arts, Lotos, Salmagundi. Studio: 12 W. 8th
St., N. T. City. Permanent address: Lotos Club, 110
W. 57 th St., N. T. City.

VOORHEES, JAMES D.

Physician; b. Morristown, N. J., May 21, 1869; s.
George E. and Mary G. Voorhees; ed. Princeton, A.B.,
1890, A.M., 1893, Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia),
M.D., 1893. Resident physician, Presby'n Hosp., 1894-
1896; N. Y. Foundling Hosp., 1896-1897; Sloane Mater-
nity Hosp., 1897-1900. Instr. obstetrics, 1897-1905;
asso. prof, obstetrics, sec. Faculty, 1901-1905, Coll.
Phys. and Surg. Republican; Presby'n. Address: 106
E. 60th St., N. T. City.

VOORHEES, OSCAR McMURTRIE

Clergyman; "b. Somerville, N. J., Dec. 29, 1864; s.
Samuel S. and Elizabeth (McMurtrie) Voorhees; grad.
Rutgers Coll., A.B., 1888, A.M., 1891, D.D., Miami Univ.,
1911; N.B., Theol. Sem., 1891; m. 1st, Bedmlnster, N.
J., Oct. 29, 1891, Alice R. MacNair; 2d, Bayonne, N. J.,
June 25, 1902, Martha S. Elmendorf; children: Helen
McMurtrie, Frances Van Kleek, Ralph Whitaker,
Marian MacNair (bv first wife). Pastor Three Bridges,
N. J., 1891-1903; Higih Bridge. N. J., 1903-1909; N. Y.
City, 1909. Sec. and treas. United Chapters of Phi
Beta Kappa, since 1901; editor Phi Beta Kappa Key,
1910. Author of articles on Phi Beta Kappa history,
and on local New Jersey history, in Somerset County
Hist. Quarterly. Minister Reformed Dutch Ch. Mem.
Delta Upsilen and Phi Beta Kappa Socs.; sec. Bronx
Clergy and Laity League. Dir. N. T. County Sunday
School Ass'n. Address: 350 E. 146th St., N. T. City.

VOORHEES, THEODORE

Railway official; b. N. T. City, June 4, 1847; s. Ben-
jamin F. and Margaret Elizabeth (Sinclair) Voor-
hees; ed. Columbia Coll., two years; Rensselaer Poly.
Inst., Troy, N. T., C.E., 1869; m. Syracuse, N. T., Feb.
4, 1874, Mary Elizabeth Chittenden; children: Harlow
C, Henry B:, Gerald E., Margaret Wood, Phoebe S-
Drayton, Helen C, Theodore C, Herman M. Entered
service Delaware, Lackawanna & Western R. R., July
15, 1869; Delaware & Hudson Co., 1874, and N. T. Cen-
tral & Hudson River R. R., 1885; with Philadelphia
& Reading R. R., since 1893, now its v.-p. Dir. Market
Nat. Bank, Philadelphia. Pa. Episcopalian. Mem. Am.
Soc. Civil Eng'rs. Clubs: Railroad, Century, Univer-
sity (N. Y.), Philadelphia, Racquet, Huntingdon Valley
Country, Philadelphia Country. Residence: Colony
House, Elkins Park, Pa. Address: Reading Terminal,
Philadelphia, Pa.

VOORHIS, JOHN R.

Sup't of Elections, State of N. T.; b. Pompton Plains,
N. J., July 27, 1829; ed. private schs., N. Y. City, 1834-
1841. Entered law office John Jay, 1842; began ap-
prenticeship in stair bld'g trade, 1844; became fore-
man, 1851, and master stair builder, 1858, continuing
until 1902. Appt'd comm'r of excise, 1873; comm'r of
police, 1874-1876, 1879-1881, 1885-1887, 1887-1889;
comm'r of docks, 1881-1885; police justice, 1892-1895;
later appt'd city magistrate; comm'r of elections, 1901-
1905; sup't of public bld'gs and offices, 1908; State
sup't of elections, by Gov. Dix, 1911 Residence: 787
Greenwich St. Address: 47 W. 42d St., N. Y. City.

VORHAUS, LOUIS J.

Lawyer; b. Austria, Feb. 22, 1868; s. Jacob and
Pauline Vorhaus. Came to N. Y. at age of 7; grad.
Grammar Sen. No. 7; attended Coll. City of N. Y. three
years; grad. N. Y. Univ. Law Seh.; m. N. Y. City, June
19, 1892, Johanna Cohn; children: Amy Rose, b. 1894;
David M., b. 1S95; Ada, b. 1898; Berhard, b. 1905. In
1890 formed partnership with William Grossman under
name of Grossman & Vorhaus; several years later be-
came mem. firm House, Grossman & Vorhaus. Mem.
Soc. Med. Jurisprudence. Past master of Masons;
Knight of Pythias; dir. Beth Israel Hosp.; formerly
dir. Young Men's Hebrew Ass'n. Club: Democratic.
Residence: 160 E. 80th St. Address: 115 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

VOTEY, EDWIN S.

Manufacturer; pres. and dir. Votey Organ Co.; sec.
and dir. ^Eolian Co., Choralion Co., Orchard Land Co.;
sec, ass't treas. and dir. ^Eolian, Weber Piano and
Pianola Co.; treas. and dir. Orchestrelle Co.; dir. Uni-
versal Music Co., Vocalion Co., Weber Piano Co. Resi-
dence: Summit, N. J. Address: 27 W. 42d St., N. Y.
City.



VOUGHT, HARRY DYRE

Newspaper writer; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Aug. 14, 1849; s.
Casper and Sarah (Tillinghast) Vought; ed. public
school; m. 1st, Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 8, 1875, Lou Lou
M. Wick (died Aug. 28, 1891); 2d, Buffalo, Sept. 26,
1892, May Emogene Dudley. Began newspaper life
Buffalo, May 11, 1868, on Post; with Buffalo Courier,
as reporter, ass't city editor and railroad editor, 1S76-
1897; railroad editor N. Y. Commercial since 1898.
Served 7 years in N. G. N. Y. (74th Reg't, Buffalo).
Independent Democrat; Baptist. Mem. Montclalr Civic
Ass'n; Scottish Rite Mason (one of the founders of
Select Knights; 3 years comd'r of Buffalo Legion) ; sec.
Master Boiler Makers' Ass'n; formerly sec. Internat.
League Press Clubs (pres. 1896-1897). Clubs: Cen-
tral Railway (sec. and treas.), N. Y. Railway (sec),
N. Y. Press, Buffalo Press (was one of the founders,
mem. b'd of mg'rs and pres.). Residence: 295 Orange
Road, Montclalr, N. J. Address: 95 Liberty St. and 20
Vesey St., N. Y. City.

VREDENBURGH, PETER

Lawyer; b. Freehold, N. J., Sept. 25, 1869; s. Hon. W.
H. (Judge N. J. Court of Errors and Appeal) and
Bessie H. (Williams) Vredenburgh; grad. Princeton
Coll., A.B., A.M., LL.B., class 1892; unmarried. In mil.
service of U. S.; capt., U. S. A.; Mil. Gov. Batangas
Province, Philippine Islands, during insurrection;
served in Philippines 1899-1905, also in Mindanao and
Sulu, P. I.; Hawaiian Islands, Cuba, Alaska. Pres.
Monmouth Lighting Co., Heat & Power Co. Served in
N. J. Legislature two terms, 1909, 1910; now prose-
cuting att'y Monmouth County, N. J. Caipt. N. J. Vols.,
1898; capt. U. S. A., 1899; retired 1908. Republican.
Mem. Holland Soc, Order Mindanao and Sulu Cam-
paigns of Moros, N. J. Bar Ass'n; pres. Intercollegiate
Athletic Ass'n, 1891-1892 (won collegiate and Cana-
dian championships, 1891, for N. Y. Athletic Club).
Recreations: Automobiling, horseback riding, bathing,
swimming. Club: Princeton. Residence: Spring
Lake, N. J. Address: Monmouth County Court House,
Freehold, N. J.

VREELAND, EDWARD BUTTERFIELD

Banker, ex-congressman; b. Cuba, Allegany Co.,
N. Y 1857; received academic ed'n; m. Friendship,
N. Y., Myra S. Price. Served as sup't of schools of
Salamanca, N. Y., 1877-1882; admitted to bar, 1881, and
engaged in practice at Salamanca; since 1S91 pres.
Salamanca Trust Bank, and engaged principally in
banking and oil business. Elected Nov. 7, 1899, to fill
vacancy occasioned by resignation of Hon. Warren B.
Hooker; reelected 1900, 1902, 1904, 1906 and 1908 from
the 37th N. Y. Dist. to 57th, 58th, 59th, 60th, 61st and
62d Congresses. Republican. Address: Salamanca.
N. Y.

VREELAND, FREDERICK KING

Electrical eng'r; b. N. J., March 4, 1S74; s. John Van
Buskirk and Mary Amelia (Taylor) Vreeland; grad.
Stevens Inst, of Technology, .M.E., 1895; Columbia
Univ., post-grad. elec. eng'ring and physics, A.M., 1909.
First ass't eng'r, Crocker-Wheeler Electric Co., until
1900; since then engaged in experimental research and
consulting expert worK. Author: Maxwell's Theory
and Wireless Telegraphy, 1904 (McGraw Publishing
Co.). Patentee of number of U. S. patents, mainly
electric Mem. Am. Physical Soc; fellow A.A.A.S. ; fel-
low Am. Inst, of Electrical Eng'rs; fellow Am. Geog.
Soc; mem. Nat. Geog. Soc, N. Y. Acad, of Sciences.
Am. Forestry Ass'n, Nat. Conservation Ass'n. Am.
Museum of Natural History, Soc. of Sigma Xi, Tau
Beta Pi Ass'n, Holland Soc. Clubs: Camp Fire of
America Explorers. Residence: Montclair, X. J. Ad-
dress: 31 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

VREELAND, HERBERT HAROLD

Railway pres.; b. Glen, N. Y., Oct. 28, 1856; s. Rev.
A. H. and Jane (Van Riper) Vreeland; m. N. Y. City,
Carrie L. Reed. In 1874 entered service of L. I. R. R.
Co., and passed through almost every grade of the
transportation dep't of freight and passenger con-
ductor; in 1881 became conductor on the newly con-
structed N. Y. City & Northern R. R., afterward X. Y.
& Northern R. R. Co., of which became successively
trainmaster, sup't, gen. sup't, gen. mg'r; resigned, 1893,
to become pres. of the Houston, West St. & Pavonia
R. R. Co. and its successors, the Met. Street R'y Co.,
Interurban Street R'y Co. (now N. Y. City R'y Co.)
and Met. Securities Co. Under his presidency nearly
thirty independent and competing cos., owning horse
car franchises, were united in one great system, com-
prising every surface line in the boroughs of Man-
hattan and Bronx, and the larger part converted to
the most modern system of electric traction. Pres.
and dir. of various subsidiary street r'y cos. included
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politan Co.; dir. Union Exchange Bank, Empire City
Safe Deposit Co., N. Y. Transportation Co., Fifth Av
Coach Co., N. Y. & L. I. Traction Co., N. Y. & Queens
Co., Otsego & Herkimer R. R. Co., Bridge Operating
Co. Was mem. Elec. R'y Test Comm'n of La. Purchase
Exp'n, St. Louis, 1904; mem. Tramways and Light
R'ys Ass'n of Great Britain, Holland Soc, Pilgrims of
U. S. Clubs: N. Y. Railroad (pres.), Railroad of N. Y.,
Lotos, Transportation, Engineers, Republican, N. Y.
Riding, Kishawana Country (Brewster, N. Y.). Ad-
dress: 239 W. 72d St., N. Y. City.

VROOMAN, ALFRED SCHOLL

Physician, surgeon; b. Athens, N. Y., Nov. 8, 1S62; s.
David and Margaret (Whittaker) Vrooman; ed. public
schools, private instruction, Univ. of Vt., M.'D., 1SS7;
post-grad. N. Y. City; m. High Falls, N. Y., 1890, Helen
Van Demark; children: Janet H, Elizabeth. Examin-
ing surgeon, recruiting station, Kingston, N. Y., dur-
ing Philippine War; ex-health officer, Marbletown,
Ulster Co., N. Y. Attending physician, City of Kings-
ton Hosp.; examiner Travelers' Ins. Co., Columbian
Nat. Ins. Co. (Boston). Mem. Dutch Reformed Ch.
Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Ulster Co. Med. Soc, N. Y. State
Med. Soc. Address: 131 Fair St., Kingston, N. Y.



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WACHENHEIM, FREDERICK L.

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 13, 1870; s. Leopold
and Bessie (Bijur) Wachenheim; ed. Columbia Gram-
mar Soh., to 1885; Columbia Univ., A.B., 18S9, M.D.,
1892; m. N. Y. City, June 4, 1908, Carrie K. Rothschild.
Practising medicine in N. Y. City from graduation; at-
tending pediatrician, Sydenham Hosp., and Mt. Sinai
Hosp. Dispensary, N. Y. City. Fellow N. Y. Acad.
Medicine; mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, and other med. socs. ;
mem. Com. on Tuberculosis Charity Org'n Soc. Author:
Climatic Treatment of Children, and manv shorter
med. articles. Address: 111 W. 85th St., N. Y. City.

WADDELL, CHARLES CAREY

Author, magazine writer; b. Chillicothe, O March
3. 1S70; s. William and Jane (McCoy) Waddell; ed.
Marietta (O.) Coll. (literary honors and winner of
Harvard prize); m. 1st, Savville, D. I., Aug. 16, 1906,
Louise Forsslund. author (died 1910); 2d, June 4, 1911,
Stella Harrington. Editor and prop'r Chillicothe (O.)
Daiy News, 1896-1900; removed to N. Y. City, 1900:
first engaged in literary work, 1903. Author: Van
Suyden Sapphires, 1905 (Dodd, Mead & Co.); 164
serials, 200 short stories. Mayor, City of Chillicothe,
O., two terms, 1891-1895, being youngest mayor in
U. S. Address: Glens Falls, N. Y.

WADE, ALFRED BYERS

Wholesale dry goods merchant; b. N. Y. City, Dec.
21, 1874; s. Daniel T. and Margaret Anna (Munroe)
Wade; ed. private sch., N. Y. City; m. Philadelphia,
June 3, 1907, Helena Mein; children: Alfred Munroe,
b. June 17, 1908; Philip Treadwell, b. Sept. 29, 1909;
Hugh Mason, b. July 5, 1913. Mem. firm Parker, Wilder
& Co. Second lieut. Co. K, 7th Inf., N. G. N Y. Re-
publican; Episcopalian. Mem. Soc. Colonial Wars,
Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Merchants', Amateur
Comedy, N. Y. Athletic. Residence: Morris Heights.
Address: 215 Fourth Av., N. Y. City.

WADE, HERBERT TREADWELL

Editor, author; b. N. Y. Citv, Sept. 2, 1872; s. Daniel
T. and Margaret A. (Munroe) Wade; ed. Morse Soh.,
grad. Columbia Coll., A.B., 1893. Ass't phvsics, Co-
lumbia Univ., 1S93-1899; editorial staff Internat. Year
Book; editor, Physics and Applied Sciences, New In-
ternat. Encyclopaedia; editor Nelson's Encyclopaedia;
Editorial Dep't, Review of Reviews; editorial b'd Co-
lumbia Univ. Quarterly, 1905-1910. Author: (with
Wm. Hallock) Outlines of the Evolution of Weights
and Measures and the Metric System, 1906 (Macmillan
Co.); Astronomv in The Science History of the Uni-
verse, 1909, with W. Kaempffert (Current Litera-
ture). Mem. Sons of Revolution, Soc. of Colonial
Wars, Columbia Coll. Alumni Ass'n. Clubs: University,
Columbia Univ. Address: 149 E. 46th St., N. Y. City.

WADHAMS, FREDERICK EUGENE

Lawyer; b. Wadham Mills, Essex Co., N. Y., Sept.
27, 1852: s. William Luman and Emeline Loretta
(Cole) Wadhams; ed. common schools Essex Co. Boys'
Acad., Albany. N. Y., 1866-1868; Cornell Univ., 1869-
1871; grad. Albany Law Sch., Union Univ., LL.B., 1S76;
m. Albany, N.- Y.. Oct. 9, 1878, Emma Louise, d. Dr.
Erasmus D. Jones. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1876.
Democrat; Episcopalian; mem. St. Peter's Ch. See.



B'd of Statutory Consolidation, appt'd to consolidate
and revise the laws of the State of N. Y., appt'd
comm'r for the preparation of an Index to the session
laws and statutes of the State of N. Y., bv Gov. Sul-
zer, 1913; sec. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, since 1899; treas.
Am. Bar Ass'n since 1902; trustee Albany Homce.
Hosp. Mem. Theta Delta Chi fraternity, Sons of
Revolution, Soc. of War of 1812. Clubs: Fort Orange,
University (Albany), Country. Residence: 217 I>ark
St. Address: 37 Tweddle Bld'g, Albany, N. Y.

WADHAMS, WILLIAM H.

Jurist; b. Annapolis, Md., Dec. 7, 1873; s. Commo-
dore A. V. Wadhams, U. S. N. ; ed. public schools,
Washington, D. C, and Cassel, Germany; grad. Phillips
Acad., Andover, Mass., with honors, 1892; A.B., Yale,
1896; LL.B.. Harvard, 1899; m. April 26, 1900, Caroline
D. Reed. Admitted to bar, N. Y. City, 1898; law sec.
to Justice John Proctor Clarke of Supreme Court for
four years; appt'd, 1907, to vacancy on bench of City
Court oy Gov. Hughes. Appt'd by U. S. Court sp'l
master to determine claims against the receivers or
the N. Y. City Railway Co., 1908 ; selected by Appellate
Div., mem. of the character com. to pass upon the
qualifications of applicants for admission to the bar,
1908-1909-1910. Appt'd comm'r by Gov. Hughes to in-
vestigate office of the State Sup't of Elections. Served
in Squadron A, N. G. N. Y. Lecturer on commercial
law. Experienced as counsel in the trial of court
cases; elected judge Court of General Sessions. Nov.
4, 1913. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. County
Lawyers' Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Clubs: B.&*
publican. Squadron A. Residence: 126 E. 80th St. Ad-
dress: Criminal Courts Bld'g, Centre St., N. Y. City.

WADSWORTH, AUGUSTUS BALDWIN

Physician; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 25, 1 S 7 2 : s.
Charles D. and Clara L. (Blanchard) Wadsworth; grad.
Mass. Inst, of Technology, B.S., 1893; Coll. Phys. and
Surg., Columbia Univ., M.D., 1896; St. Luke's Hosp.,
1897-1899; studied in Berlin and Vienna, 1899; m. N.
Y. City, April 19, 1910, Caroline Delano; one son:
Eugene Delano, b. May 24, 1913. Ass't in bacteriology.
Coll. of Phys. and Surg., Columbia Univ., N. Y., 1899;
later instr., asso. and ass't prof., 1909; resigned 1913.
Alumni fellow in pathology. 1899: later Alonzo Clark
scholar; ass't physician, 1904-1908, of out-patient
dep't, Roosevelt Hosp.; later consulting bacteriologist.
Mem. Am. Ass'n of Pathologists and Bacteriologists,.
Soc. for Clinical Investigation, Soc. for Experimental
Medicine and Biology; A.A.A.S., Harvey Society (N.
Y.): N. Y. Pathol. Soc, N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, State
and County Med. Socs. Trustee Madison Sq. Presby'n
Ch. House. Club: University. Address: 114 W. 55th
St., N. Y. City.

WADSWORTH, WILLIAM AUSTIN

Banker, farmer; b. Boston, Dec. 8, 1S47; s. William
Wolcott and Emmeline (Austin) Wadsworth; grad.
Harvard Univ., A.B., 1870 (honors in chemistry);
Univ. of Berlin, 1871-1872: m. Boston, Sept. 4, 1901,
Elizabeth G. Perkins. Pres. Geneseo Valley Nat.
Bank. Served in Independent Corps Cadets, 2d Reg't,
Mass. Vol. Militia; maj. and q.-m. 8th Army Corps,
Spanish-Am. War. Mem. B'd Forest, Fish arid Game
Comm'n, N. Y. State Agr'l Soc; trustee State Normal
Sch.; pres. Village of Geneseo; mem. B'd of Super-
visors, Livingston County, Geneseo Public Library,
Good Roads Ass'n. N. Y. Farmers' Ass'n. Mem. Living-
ston County Agr'l Soc, Army of Philippines. Soc. of
Foreign Wars. Soc. cf Cara'bao, Am. Forestry Ass'n,
Am. Geog. Ass'n, Nat. Geog. Soc, N. Y. Zool. Soc,
Mil. Service Inst. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Metropoli-
tan, University. N. Y. Yacht, Century, Players, Har-
vard, Brook (N. Y.), Geneseo Valley (Rochester),
Buffalo (Buffalo). Ohevv Chase, Army and Navy, Met-
ropolitan (Washington), Tavern, Somerset (Boston).
Address: Geneseo, N. Y.

WAGNALLS, ADAM WILLIS

Publisher,, clergyman; b. Lithopolis, O., Sept. 24,
1843: grad. Wittenberg Coll., Springfield, O., 1S66;
studied theology in Wittenberg Sem.; m. 1868, Anna
Willis. Ordained 1867. Organized and became pastor
First Lutheran Ch., Kansas City, Mo.. 1867. Moved
to Kansas, and was city clerk of Atchison, 1871-1873;
removing to N. ' Y. City, entered the publishing busi-
ness in 1876, and was one of founders of publishing
house of Funk & Wagnalls Co., publishers of Standard
Dictionary, the Jewish Encyclopaedia, and many other
important works. Address: 354 Fourth Av., N. Y. City.

WAGNALLS, MABEL

Author, pianist: b. Kansas City, Mo., April 20, 1871;
d. Adam Willis Wagnalls (of Funk & Wagnalls, pub-
lishers) and Anna (Willis) Wagnalls; early ed'n un-
der mother's instr'n. Went to Europe in 1SS5. taking
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in Berlin as pupil of Franz Kullak. Played piano in
concerts of Berlin Singakademie with orchestra, 1889;
made first Am. appearance with the Theodore Thomas
Orchestra in N. T. City, Jan. 11, 1891; has since ap-
peared in concerts with many high class orchestra
and other musical org'ns; m. 1898, E. E. Hull (divorced
1900 and resumed maiden name). Contb'r of short
and serial stories to magazines. Editor of musical
terms for Standard Dictionary. Author: Miserere,
1892; Stars of the Opera, 1898; Selma the Soprano,
189S; The Palace of Danger. 1908. Club: Nat. Arts.
Address: 36 Gramercy r.ark, N. Y. City.

WAGNER, CHARLES G.

Physician; b. Minden, Montgomery Co., N. T.; s.
Edward and Alida Eleanor (Gray) Wagner; ed. public
schools, Utica, N. Y., Cornell Univ., B.S., 1880; Colum-
bia Univ. M.D., 1882; post-graduate studv abroad,
1889, 1896, 1906; m. Binghamton, N. Y., Nov. 2, 1903,
Lizzie S. Bennett. House physician and house sur-
geon, Presby'n Hosp., N. Y. City, 1S82-1S84; ass't
pihysician N. Y. State Lunatic Asylum, Utica, N. Y.,
1884-1892; sup't Binghamton State Hosp., since 1892.
Asso. editor Am. Journal of Insanity, 1884-1892; trus-
tee Cornell Univ., 1896-1906; lecturer on Insanity,
Cornell Univ., 1896-1900: sec. and treas. Am. Medico-
Psychol. Ass'n; mem. Broome Co. Med. Soc. (pres.
1896); State Med. Soc, Binghamton Acad Medicine,
Binghamton Chamber of Commerce; contb'r to various
med. publications. Independent in politics; Episco-
palian. Recreations: Motoring, bridge whist. Clubs:
Dobson, Binghamton Country. Address: State Hosp.,
Binghamton, N. Y.

WAGNER, FRANKLIN A.

Lawyer; b. Decatur, Mich., 1877; s. Joseph and
Helen (Blauvelt) Wagner; ed. Univ. of Michigan,
1899-1901 (Lit.), LL.B., 1904; m. Rockford. 111., June 7.
1906, Ethel May Putnam; children: Helen Catherine,



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