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b. March 8, 1908; Ruth Elizabeth, b. March 18, 1910;
Franklin A., Jr., b. Sept. 17, 1911. Traveled exten-
sively in Europe in 1900 as private sec. to Cyrus H.
McCormick, of Chicago. -Enlisted in Mich. N. G.,
April. 1896; with 31st Reg't, Mich. Vol. Inf., in Spanish.
Am. War; enlisted Island Lake, Mich., April 26, 1898;
mustered out, Savannah, Ga., May 17, 1899. In camp
at Chiclcamauga Park, Mav 10-Aug. 20; Knoxville,
Tenn.. Aug. 20-Jan. 10, 1899; Savannah, Ga., to Jan.
27; Santa Clara Province, Cuba, Feb. 2-April 25.
Corporal and company clerk of Company A: staff
correspondent The Detroit Journal, with the reg't.
Received the City of Ann Arbor and State of Mich,
medals Partner. Parker, Davis, Wagner & Walton,
lawyers. Republican; Unitarian. Mem. Sigma Nu
Alumni Ass'n, Univ. of Mich. Alumni Ass'n, The Michi-
gan Soc. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Com-
mercil Law League of America. Dir. Westchester
County Chamber of Commerce, Westchester County
Civil League: trustee Village of Dobbs Ferry. Resi-
dence: 10 Colonial Av., Dobbs Ferry-on-Hudson, N. Y.
Address: 34 Nassau St.. N. Y. City.

WAGNER, ROBERT F.

Lawyer, pres. pro tem of N. Y. Senate; b. Prussia,
Germany, June 8, 1877; came to this country at age
of eight years and attended public schs., N. Y. City,
from which grad. 1893; City Coll., B.S., 1898; N. Y.
Law Sch.. LL.B., 1900. Engaged in gen. practice of
law in N. Y. Citv. Served one term in Assembly,
1905. Renominated 1906. Appt'd 1907, mem. Assembly
Corns, on Codes, Public Inst'ns. Printed and En-
grossed Bills. Renominated 1907. In 1908 became
mem. of Assembly Corns, on Cities, Public Inst'ns.
Printed and Engrossed Bills. Nominated State Senator,
1908 and elected. Appt'd 1909, mem. Senate Corns.
Judiciary, Public Ed'n. Printed and Engrossed Bills.
Re-elected 1910 and 1912; elected pres. pro tem of
Senate, 1911, and re-elected 1913. Mem. Arion Soc,
Mozart Verein, Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity, B. P. O.
E., F. O. of Eagles. Clubs: Algonquin, Hell Gate
Democratic, Buffaloes. City College. Residence: 244
E. 86th St. Address: 51 Chambers St., N. Y. City.

WAGONER, PHILIP D.

Manufacturer; b. Somerville, N. J., July 24, 1876; s.
Henry Gatzmer and Rachel Line (Dakin) Wagoner;
grad. Stevens Inst., M.E., 1896; m. N. Y. City, 1904,
Effie Nichols. Pres. and dir. Gen. Vehicle Co., Inc.
Mem. Dutch Reformed Ch. Mem. Alpha Tau Omega
fraternity: Am. Inst. Elec Eng'rs, Soc-. of Automobile
Eng'rs. Clubs: Engineers, Railroad. Residence: 220
W. 98th St. Address: Gen. Vehicle Co., L. I. City, N. Y.

WAGSTAFF, ALFRED

Lawyer; b. Manhattan. N. Y., 1844; s. Alfred and
Sarah Piatt (Du Bois) Wagstaff; grad. Columbia
Univ., Law Dep't, LL.B.; m. March, 1880, Mary A. Bar-
nard; children: Alfred, Jr., David, Samuel J., George



B., Margaret B. Many years mem. firm of North,
Ward & Wagstaff; major 91st N. Y. Vet. Vol.; dis-
charged July, 1865; col. 16th Reg't, N. G. N. Y., staff
1st Div. ; N. G. staff Gov. Fenton Mem Assembly,
1867-1873; State Senator. 1876-1878; ex-pres. . X. Y. &
Brooklyn Bridge Co.; dir. Central Crosstown R. R.;
clerk Court of Common Pleas; clerk Appellate Div.,
Supreme Court, first dep't. Democrat; Episcopalian.
Trustee Samaritan Home for Aged. Pres. Am. Soc.
Prevention of Cruelty to Animals; mem. St. Nicholas
Soc, Mil.. Order Loyal Legion, Holland Lodge, Phoenix
Chap. Clubs: Union, Manhattan, South Side, Carmens
River. Address: 27 and 29 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

WAHLE, CHARLES G. F.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, s. Charles G. F. Wahle; ed.
public schools, and grad. Coll. City of N. Y.; attended
University Law Sch.; m. June 17, 1891, Florence Kath-
erine, d. John G. Budd, late of Sag Harbor, L. I.; chil-
dren: Florence Antoinette, Carl Budd, Amelia Clara,
Victor Raymond. Studied law; admitted to bar, and
engaged in active practice. Appt'd by Mayor Grant,
1890, school inspector for Fifth Inspection Dist. of N.
Y. City; appt'd by Mayor Grant, 1891, one of comm'rs
of accounts for City of N. Y. ; reappt'd by Mayor Gil-
roy. Was sec. of the com. having in charge the Co-
lumbian Celebration of the City of N. Y., and appt'd
by Mayor Gilroy mem. of com. to represent the city
at Manhattan Dav celebration at World's Columbian
Exp'n, Chicago, 1893; appt'd by Mayor McClellan as
city magistrate of City of N. Y. ; resigned, 1908. Demo-
crat; mem. Tammany Soc. (vice-chm'n of exec. com.
and gen. com.); v. -p. Jefferson Tammany Club of 35th
Assembly Dist. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Bar
Ass'n of the Bronx, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, Lieder-
kranz (mem. B'd Dirs.); trustee German Press Club,
German Scientific Sec. of N. Y., North Side B'd of
Trade. Episcopalian; pres. Gen. Oh. Club of P. E.
Ch.. Borough of Bronx; senior warden Ch. of the
Holy Faith; pres. B'd of City Magistrates. Clubs:
Nat. Democratic, Anawanda. Schnorer, Bronx. Ad-
dress: 220 Broadway, N. Y. City.

WAINWRIGHT, JONATHAN MAYHEW

Lawyer, ex-State Senator; b. N. Y. City, 1864; s. John
Howard and Margaret Livingston (Stuyvesant) Wain-
wright; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B. 1884, Ph.B. (Sch.
Polit. Science) 1884, LL.B. (Law Sch.) 1SS6, M. A. 1908;
m. Trinity Chapel, N. Y. City, Nov. 23, 1892, Laura
Wallace Buchanan; one d.: Laura Fonrose. Practising
law in N. Y. Citv and Westchester since 1896; pres.
Westchester Co. Bar Ass'n, 1904-1905. Pres. Rye Nat.
Bank; dir. Mutual Trust Co. of Westchester Co., West-
chester Co. Trust Co., Westchester & Bronx Title &
Mortgage Guarantee Co. Mem. Assembly of N. Y. from
Westchester Co., 1902-1908; elected State Senator, 14th
Senate Dist., 1908; re-elected 1910; 2d lieut. 12th
Reg't, N. G. N. Y., 1889-1891; regimental adj. and capt.,
1891-1900; lieut. -col., 1903-1906; capt. 12th Reg't, N. Y.
Vols., in war with Spain, 1898. Republican; Episco-
palian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Delta Psi fra-
ternity. Masonic order. Recreations: Motoring,
yachting; pres. Intercollegiate Athletic Ass'n, 1883-
1884. Clubs: Union, University, City, Republican, Am.
Yacht, Apawamis. Residence: Rye, Westchester Co.
Address: 59 Wall St., N. Y. City.

WAIT, JOHN CASSAN

Lawyer and civil eng'r; b. Norwich, X. Y., June
4, 1860; s. Andrew Marcellus and Ambrosia Jane
(Sergeant) Wait; ed. Norwich (N. Y.) Acad., Cor-
nell Univ., B.C.E., 1SS2, M.C.E., 1891, Norwich (Vt.)
Univ., M.S. 18S7i Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1S91; m.
Ironton, Ohio, June, 1886, Ginevra C. Westlake; chil-
dren: Luella Ambrosia, Annar Marie, Justin F., Con-
stance Elaine. Civil eng'r in employ of Standard Oil
Co., 1883, Vanderbilt System of railroads, 1882-1S83,
Pullman Allied Companies, 1884-1S85; Gould system
of railroads, 1885, at Harvard Coll. as student and
asst. prof, of eng'ring, 1887-1S94; editor Railroad
Gazette, 1893-1S95, ass't eng'r N. Y. State Canal, 1896-
1897; Capt. Artillery, Vt. Nat. Guard, 1SS6-1S87; com-
mandant and sup't Norwich Univ. (Vermont Mil.
Inst.), 1S86-1SS7. Pioneer in engineering and archi-
tectural jurisprudence, representing, as attorney,
contractors and builders, and is counsel for very
large interests in the building line; has numerous
disciples in same specialty. Ass't and acting corpora-
tion counsel, 1900-1904. Dir. Upland Realty Co.,
Chenango Drug Co., and other corp'ns. Mem. Am.
Soc. Refrigerating Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs,
Municipal Eng'rs, City of N. Y., Cornell Ass'n Civil
Eng'rs, Soc. for Promotion of Eng'ring Ed'n; A. A.
A.S. Author: Engineering and Architectural Juris-
prudence Operations Preliminary to Construction in
Engineering and Architecture; Law of Contract;
Family Records of Thomas Wait, of Rhode Island;



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Genealogical Records of the Wait Families of New
England. Democrat; Episcopalian. Recreations;
Yachting, driving, farming. Address; Woolworth
Bld'g., N. T. City.

WAITE, BYRON SYLVESTER

U. S. General Appraiser; s. Elihu and Elizabeth
(Tarbell) Waite; grad. Univ. of Mich., B.L.; m. Ann
Arbor, Mich., Jan. 20, 18S1, Ismene Cramer; children:
Donald C, b. 1883, Marjory Ismene, b. 1885, Eliza-
beth, b. 1SS7; Stanley Byron, b. 1891; Malcolm Ivan,
b. 1892; Alan Frederick, b. 1894. Practised law in
Michigan, 1SS1-1S98. Mem. Michigan Legislature,
1SS9-1895; ass't prosecuting att'y Wayne County,
Mich., 1S95-1S9S; Circuit Judge, Wayne Co., Mich.,
1898-1900; U. S. gen. appraiser since 1902. Repub-
lican; Presby'n. Knight Templar, Shriner, Elk. Rec-
reations: Golf, hunting, fishing. Clubs: Saagkill Golf,
Dunwoodie Country, Union League. Address: 641
Washington St., N. Y. City.

WAITT, ARTHUR MANNING

Consulting eng'r, R'y specialist; b. Boston, Mass.,
Oct. 24, 1S5S; s. Robert Mitchell and Ellen (Hinckley)
Waitt; ed. Boston public schools and Mass. Inst.
Technology. N. Y. Railroad. Address: 165 Broadway,
ton, Oct. 20, 18S6, Mayde Gleason; 2d, N. Y. City, April
6, 1906, Anna Jichoeps Milbury; one son: Weymer
Hinckley Waitt, b. 1SSS. Draftsman, Chicago. Burl-
ington & Quincy R. R.. 1S79-18S1; draftsman Eastern
R. R., 1881-18S4, in locomotive and car work; gen.
foreman, Car Dep't, Eastern R. R., 1884-1887; ass't
master car builder, Boston & Maine R. R., 1SS7-1889;
ass't mg'r, Pullman Car Works, Feb. -Oct., 18S9; ass't
gen. master car builder, Lake Shore & Michigan
Southern R'y, 1SS9-1S92; gen. master car builder same
road, 1S92-1S99; sup't motive power and rolling stock,
N. Y. Central & Hudson River R. R., 1S99-1903. Sept.,
1903-Jan., 1905. Traveling in Europe and U. S., study-
ing elec. traction, 1903-1905; tince Jan.. 1905. consult-
ing eng'r in N. Y. City. Democrat; Baptist. Mem.
Am. 'Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, Am. R'y
Master Car Builders' Ass'n. (Mem. all Masonic fraterni-
ties and Mystic Shrine. Recreations: Golf, fishing,
gunning, au'tomolbiling. Clubs: Machinery, Engineers,
Technology, N. Y. Railroad. Address: 165 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

WAKE, CHARLES

Manager Equitable Life Assurance Soc; b. Hast-
ings, Eng. ; s. George and Mary Emma (Knight)
Wake; ed. in London, where also took up scientific
studies under Prof. Howell, which were continued In
Paris; studied astronomy with Camille Flammarion
and Prof. Maxton; unmarried. Lectured before dif-
ferent socs. in London and Paris on anatomy and
functions of brain; expressed advanced views which
provoked spirited controversy in Parisian journals.
Was mem. Paris Shakespeare Soc, and on removal
to Boston, appt'd its Am. correspondent. Removed
to N. Y. and became solicitor for Equitable Life As-
surance Soc, and later appt'd gen. agent; established
Charles Wake Agency, Inc. Served three terms as
pres. Met. B'd of Mg'rs, Equitablt Life Assurance
Soc. and two terms as v. -p. Life Underwriters Ass'n of
N. Y. Organized first Gen. Agency Ass'n of Equitable
Life Assurance Soc. Traveled extensively all over
the world. Went through the interior of Asia Minor,
1903, locating sites for archseol. excavations. With
Dr. Robert T. Morris, acclaimed by Canadian news-
papers as first white man on record to reach Hudson
Bay in a canoe, 1905. In 1911-1913, while on trip
around the world, spent some time with Profs. Peet
and Doat in archa?ol. excavations at Abydos, Upper
Egypt; lectured before different socs. on sociol. and
psychol. subjects. Original mem. British Astron.
Soc; fellow Royal Geog. Soc; mem. Pilgrims, Kane
Lodge, Mecca Temple, yEronautlc Soc, Gen. Agency
Ass'n of Equitable Life, Life Underwriters Ass'n of
N. Y., Acad. Polit. Science, Nat. Geog. Soc. Recrea-
tions: Exploring, camping, golf, automobiling, horse-
back. Clubs: Lawyers, N. Y. Athletic, Calumet,
Aldlne, Dunwoodie Country, Camp Fire of America,
Canadian Camp. Explorers, Economic. Address: 149
Broadway, N. Y. City.

WAKEMAN, A. VAN HOESEN

Author, general writer; b. Cortland Co., N. Y., Dec.
4, 1858; d. John and Rodia (Bonnat) Van Hoesen; ed.
Northwestern Woman's Coll., Evanston, 111.; Jennings
Inst., Aurora, 111., grad. with honors, A.M.; married;
one son: J. Van Hoesen Wakeman (civil and min-
ing eng'r, B'd of Public Works (Chicago). Was sent
as sp'l corr. Chicago Tribune to Pacific Slope to write
of the peculiar industries of that part of the coun-
try; afterward sent to Gulf Coast by the same paper
to do similar work; for four years on staff Chicago
Evening Post, conducting Woman's Page and writ-



ing editorials and sp'l articles; sp'l writer N. Y. Sun,
Times and Globe. Was first woman nominated for
office by a political conv. in State of 111., nomination
made by J. R. B. VanCleve; declined the honor, as
was unable to undertake the work involved. Inde-
pendent In politics; Episcopalian. Founder Service
Club, Chicago. One of founders Press Liague, Chi-
cago. One of mg'rs of Chicago Half-Orphan Asylum
for eight years. Author: Questions of Conscience
(novel); How to be Attractive and Successful; A
Miracle (song); writer for syndicates and magazines.
Clubs: Twentieth Century (Chicago). Address: Pen
and Brush Club, 132 E. 19th St.; N. Y. City.

WAKEMAN, JAMES M.

Publisher; b. Wolverhampton, Eng., June 21, 1865;
s. James and Mary J. (Lewis) Wakeman; ed. Wolver-
hampton Grammar Sch. and Tettenhall Coll., Eng.,
Lycee de Rennes, France; m. Cranford, N. J., April
25, 1888, Jessie I. Smieton. Came to U. S., 1886; sec
and gen. mg'r of an insurance company in Minne-
apolis, Minn., 1887-1888. Afterward Western mg'r of
American Machinist and Locomotive Engineering at
Cleveland, O.; later appt'd acting pres. The Engineer-
ing and Mining Journal, N. Y. City. One of incor-
porators, 1899, McGraw Publishing Co., N. Y. City,
of which was elected v. -p. and appt'd gen. mg'r; re-
signed July, 1910. Pres. and gen. mg'r Electrical
World and Engineer during its entire period of exist-
ence as separate publication, from March, 1899, to
Jan., 1906; also v.-p. Electric Railway Journal; v.-p.
The Engineering Record; mn'g dir. American Elec-
trician. Served for years upon B'd of Dirs. of the
American Trade Press Ass'n and was pres., 1902-
1903; on B'd Directors of Success, 1900-1901. Has
traveled over a great part of Europe, U. S. and Can-
ada. Gen. mg'r of the Soc. for Electrical Develop-
ment. Mem. Nat. Electric Light Ass'n, Am. Electric
R'y Ass'n., Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, N. Y. Elec. Soc,
Nat. Geog. Soc, Municipal Art League (E. Orange,
v.-p.), Hope Lodge, F. and A. M. (E. Orange). Club:
Engineers' (N. Y. City). Residence: E. Orange, N. J.
Address: 29 W. 39th St., N. Y. City.

WALBRIDGE, HENRY D.

Banker; pres. and dir. H. D. Walbridge & Co., Dal-
las Gas Co., Northern Central Co., Northern Central
Gas Co., Columbia & Montour Electric Co., Electric
Service Co., Pa. Electric Co., Penn Public Service
Co. and Citizens Light, Heat & Power Co. of Pa.,
Johnstown Fuel Supply Co., Harrisburg Railways
Co., dir. Commonwealth Power, Railway & Light Co.
Residence: Roslvn, L. I. Adiress: 14 Wall St., N. Y.
City.

WALCOTT, FREDERIC COLLIN

Banker; b. N. Y. Mills, N. Y. Feb. 19, 1869; s.
William Stuart and Emma Alice (Welch) Walcott,
grad. Phillips Andover Acad., 1887, Yale Univ., A.B.,
1891; m. 1st, Feb., 1899, Frances Dana Archbokl (died
June, 1899); 2d, April, 1907, Mary Hussey Guthrie;
children: Alexander Guthrie, b. Feb. 26, 1908; William
Welch, b. Dec. 4, 1909. Made trip around the world,
1891; gen. mg'r and pres. N. Y. Mills Co. cotton cloth
mf'rs, 1892-1907; mem. reorg'n com. Knickerbocker
Trust Co., 1907; v.-p., 1908; v.-p. William P. Bon-
bright & Co., bankers, since 1909. Pres. Wolcott &
Campbell Spinning Co.; v.-p. Colorado Power Co.,
Guanajato Power & Electric Co., Tenn. R'y Light &
Power Co., United Utilities Co.; sec. and treas. Hotel
Holding Co.; dir. Kellogg Lumber Co., National Car-
bon Co., Am. Power & Light Co., Central Mexico Light
& Power Co., Santa Cecilia Sugar Co. Republican;
Presby'n. Mem. Am. Ass'n of Sciences, Soc. Colonial
Wars. Dir. Am. Game Protective Ass'n; trustee Wal-
cott Memorial Presby'n Cb., West Indies, Y. M. C. A.
Clubs: University, Graduates (New Haven), Engle-
wood Country, Norfolk Downs Golf, Cavendish (Lon-
don). Residence: Englewood, N. J. Address: 14 Wall
St., N. Y. City.

WALCOTT, PHILIP K.

Lawyer; b. Concord, Mass., Dec. 11, 1877; s. Charles
Hosmer and Florence (Keyes) Walcott; ed. Harvard
Coll., A.B. {cum laude), 1897; Harvard Law Sch., 1897-
1899, N. Y. University Law Sch., 1899-1900; m. N. Y.
City, Aug. 17, 1911, Annie E. Goedkoop. Admitted to
N. Y. Bar in 1900; associated with firm of Delafield &
Longfellow, 1904-1909, and with their successors,
Hawkins, Delafield & Longfellow, 1909-1912. Mem.
firm of Hawkins, Delafield & Longfellow, since 1912.
Republican. Clubs: Harvard, City (N. Y. City), Har-
vard (Boston), Richmond County Country Phi Delta
Phi. Residence: 453 W. 21st St. Address: 20 Ex-
change PI., N. Y. City.

WALDO, GEORGE E.

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. 11, 1851; s. George
and Sarah Ellen (Jagger) Waldo; ed. common schools.



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Brooklyn, X. Y., and Scotland, Conn,; Cornell Univ.;
m. Tallahassee, Fla., May 11, 1896, Flora A. Henderson.
children: John H b. 1897, George E., Jr., b. 1899, Cor-
nelius T., b. 1903. Admitted to practice by Supreme
Court and U. S. Circuit and Dist. Courts Southern and
Eastern districts of N. Y., and of Neb. Practised law
N. Y. City, 1876-1883; in Neb., 1883-1889; in N. Y. City
since 1889. Mem. Sch. B'd and village att'y of Ulysses,
Neb.; mem. Assembly, N. Y., 1895-1896; comm'r of
records, Kings Co., N. Y., 1889-1904; mem. Congress
from 5th Dist., N. Y., 1905-1909. Republican. Mem.
Brooklyn Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n, Franklin Literary
Soc , Kings County Lodge F. and A. M., Flatbush
Chapter, and 32" Mason. Clubs: Union League
(Brooklyn), Knickerbocker Field, Midwood, Marine
and Field, 18th Assembly Dist. Republican, Cornell
Univ. Residence: 220 E. 18th St., Flatbush, Brooklyn,
N. Y. Address: 290 Broadway, N. Y. City.

WALDO, RHINELANDER

Former Police comm'r, N. Y. City; b. N. Y. City,
May 24, 1877; s. Francis W. and Gertrude (Rhine-
lander) Waldo; ed. Sch. of Mines, Columbia Univ.
Served as 2d lieut. 17th Inf., U. S. A., April 10, 1899;
1st lieut. 17th Inf., Feb. 2, 1901; capt. Philippine Scouts,
U. S. A., Feb. 28, 1905; resigned from Army Sept. 10,
1905. 1st deputy police comm'r, N. Y. City, Jan. 23,
1906 Appt'd to organize Police for Castkill Aque-
duct, 1908. Fire Comm'r N. T. City, Jan. 1, 1910. Po-
lice Comm'r May 23, 1911-Dec. 31, 1913. Clubs: Union.
Manhattan, Army and Navy (N. Y.), Army and Navy
(Washington). Riding, N. Y. Athletic, Automobile,
Brooklyn. Address: 22 E. 47th St., N. Y. City.

WALKER, ALBERT HENRY

Lawyer, author, lecturer; b. Fairfax, Vt., Nov. 25 v
1844; descendant of Capt. John Prescott of Lancaster,
Mass. (1640); grad. Law Dep't Northwestern Univ.,
1877; m. Sept. 16, 1874, Esther Sayles (descendant of
Roger Williams). Has argued many important cases
in 22 States of the Union, including Me., Calif., Minn,
and Ala.; has conducted hundreds of litigations in 36
States. Was non-resident lecturer on patent law,
Cornell Univ., 1889-1905, and in Univ. of Mich., 1896-
1913. Author of many writings and several books,
including the history of the Sherman law, and Wal-
ker on Patents, in four editions (1883, 1889, 1S95, and
1904) which has, from first publication, been the
leading textbook of the patent laws of the United
States. Mem. Conn. Legislature, 1891-1892. Resi-
dence: Hotel Majestic. Address: Park Row Bld'g, N. Y.
City.

WALKER, ALEXANDER

Banker, real estate; b. in parish of Rafford, Moray-
shire, Scotland, June 25, 1852; s. James and Helen S.
Walker; ed. in parish school of Rafford, and on com-
pletion of studies served apprenticeship to stone cut-
ter in Forres, Scotland. Coming to N. Y. City pursued
his trade here, at the same time taking a course in
the N. Y. Evening High Sch. Engaged in stone cut-
ting business under firm name Gillie & Walker and
subsequently in real estate business firm of Walker
& Lawson; still engaged in real estate transactions
and large bld'g operations. Pres. Colonial Bank of
N. Y. since 1893; also dir. Greenwich Bank. .Mem.
Chamber of Commerce, St. Andrew's Soc, Gen. Soc.
Mechanics and Tradesmen, N. Y. Scottish Soc, N. Y.
Hist. Soc, West End Ass'n, Morningside Heights As-
sociation. Clubs: Caledonian, Curling, West Side Re-
publican. _Address: 414 Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.

WALKER, CHARLES ASHBEL

Treas. Delaware & Hudson Co.; b. ^Albany, N. Y.,
June 23, 1843; s. Alphonso and Jeannette (Judd)
Walker, lineal descendant on paternal side of the
Widow Walker, who settled in Rehobeth, Mass., 1636,
and on maternal side of Deacon Thomas Judd, who
came from Eng. in 1633; ed. Albany public schools;
m. Albany, N. Y., May 16, 1867, Elizabeth Jones; one
d. : Jennie Judd (m. Edward Penfield, artist). Began
railroad service 1866 as clerk in freight dep't, Albany
& Silsquehanna R. R., and has been consecutively
ass't to gen. freight agent, ticket agent, in eng'r
corps, ass't to paymaster, and chief clerk to financial
Dep't; gen. railroad accountant, ass't treas., controller
and treas. Delaware & Hudson Co., and now treas.
same; also sec, treas. and dir. Algonquin Coal Co.,
Hudson Coal Co., Langcliffe Coal Co., Laurel Run
Coal Co., N. Y. & Canada R. R. Co., Northern N. Y.
Development Co., Spring Brook Coal Co., dir. Albany
& Susquehanna R. R. Co.; Champlain Transportation
Co., Chateaugay & Lake Placid R. R. Co., Chateaugay
Ore & Iron Co., Cherry Valley, Sharon & Albany R. R.
Co.; Lackawanna & Susquehanna R. R. Co., Lake
George Steamboat Co., Greenwich & Johnsonville R.
R. Co. Trustee Franklin Savings Bank. Sec. to



Speaker Littlejohn of N. Y. State Assembly, 1860-
1861; was at side of President Lincoln when he ad-
dressed the Legislature, Feb. 18, 1861, on his way to
his inauguration. Joined Washington Continentals,
Co. B, 76th Reg't, N. Y. State Militia, 1861; performed
guard duty with that company during org'n of the
two-year regiments under President's first call for
troops, July 18, 1861, at N. Y. City; joined Co. I, 5th
N. Y. Vols. (Duryee's Zouaves), under Capt. Charles G.
Bartlett; in service at Fort Federal Hill, Baltimore,
erecting that fort; promoted corporal, Feb. 20, 1862;
served in Dix's Div., Middle Dep't, to Mar., 1862; Sykes'
Regular Inf. Div., Army of the Potomac, May, 1862;
3d Brigade, Sykes' 2d Div., 5th Corps, Army of the
Potomac, to Nov. 1862; served with expd'n through
Accomae and Northampton Counties, Va. ; defence of
Baltimore, served at Fortress Monroe, Va., Peninsula
to Yorktown, siege of Yorktown, actions at Hanover
Court House, Ashland, New Bridge, Old Church, seven
days' battle before Richmond, battles at Mechanics-
ville, Gaines Mill (in which was wounded in shoulder),
White Oak Swamp, Glendale. Malvern Hill. Harrison's
Landing; comm'd 2d lieut., Co. A., 165th N. Y. Vols.;
2d Duryee Zouaves, Sept. 17, 1862; 1st lieut., Co. A..
Jan. 13, 1863, Capt. Co. A, July 13, 1863, and bv't
major, 1865, for faithful and meritorious services; in
service on expd'n New Orleans to Ponchatoula, Ber-
wick Bay, Port Hi'dson fight at Plains Store siege,
and surrender of Port Hudson, Sabine Pass expd'n;
acting ass't adj. gen. on Gen. H. W. Wessel's staff,
Riker's and Hart's Islands, N. Y. Harbor; provost mar-
shal of Confederate prison camp, Hart's Island. Re-
publican. Presby'n. Gov. and v. -p. Albany Soc. of
X. Y.; Mil. Order Loval Legion of the U. S., Nat. Geog.
Soc. Recreations: Riding, driving, boatirtg, bowling.
Clubs: West Side Republican, Pelham Manor. Resi-
dence: 158 W. 77th St. Address: 32 Nassau St., N. Y.
City.

WALKER, GEORGE R.

Lawyer; b. Oxford, Me., Aug. 28, 1879; s. Geo. F.
and Frances (Chadbourne) Walker; grad. Bowdoin
Coll. (summa cum laude), class 1902; Harvard Law
Sch., LL.B., 1905; unmarried. Engaged in practice of
law, N. Y. City, since graduation. Mem. Delta Kappa
Bpsilon and Phi Beta Kappa Socs, Ass'n Bar City of
X Y., Maine Soc, treas. Bowdoin Alumni Ass'n of X.
Y. Clubs: Harvard, Reform. Residence: 295 Madi-
son Av. Address: 59 Wall St., X. Y. City.

WALKER, GUY MORRISON

Lawyer, financial expert, author; b. Ft. Wayne, Ind.,
Jan. 24, 1870; s. Rev. Wilbur F. and Mary F. (Morri-
son) Walker; grad. De Pauw Univ., 1890 A.B., 1890,
A M., LL.B., major of cadets and capt. 'Varsity foot-
ball team; m. Terre Haute, Ind., Dec 15, 1891, Minnie
L Royse (A.B..A.M., De Pauw); children: Merle Royse.
b.' Sept. 28, 1892; Ray M., b. April 9, 1895. Organized
Terre Haute Trust Co., 1894; organized Security Trust
Co., Toledo, O., 1898; gen. counsel Everett Moore Syn-
dicate R. R. Co., Columbus, Delaware & Marion R'y



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