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for controlling natural gas, and conveying it through
pipe, thereby establishing practicability of utilizing
natural gas as fuel. Has also taken leading part in
developing gas engines, and in adapting steam tur-
bines to electric driving; developed Westinghouse
marine turbine, and with Admiral Melville, U. S. N.,
developed reduction gear which marked an epoch in
marine construction. Pres. and dir. Can. Westing-
house Co., Ltd., Hamilton, Ont.; Cooper Hewitt Elec-
tric Co., Hoboken, N. J., Nernst Lamp Co., Pittsburgh;
Pittsburgh Meter Co., Security Investment Co., Pitts-
burgh; The Westinghouse Co., Schenectady; Westing-
house Air Spring Co., Westinghouse Machine Co.,
Union Switch & Signal Co., Westinghouse Air Brake
Co., Westinghouse Friction Draft Gear Co., Society
Anonyme Westinghouse, St. Petersburg; Societe Anon-
yme Westinghouse, Paris; Societe Italiana Westing-
house, Vado, Italy; Westinghouse Brake Co., Ltd., Lon-
don; chm'n Westinghouse-Cooper Hewitt Co., Ltd.,
London; dir. E. Pittsburgh Improvement Co.; Electric
Properties Corp'n, N. Y. ; Westinghouse, Church, Kerr
& Co., N. Y.; Traction & Power Securities Co., Ltd.,
London. Served in 12th N. Y. N. G., and 16th N. Y.
Cav., 1803-1864, and ass't eng'r in U. S. N., 1864-1865.
Republican; mem. Dutch Reformed Ch. Decorated
Legion of Honor, Royal Crown of Italy, and Leopold
of Belgium; awarded Scott premium and medal, 1874,
by Franklin Inst., for improvements of air brakes; 2d
recipient of John Fritz Medal, 1906; received Edison
Gold Medal, 1911; Grashof Memorial Medal from Soc.
of German Eng'rs, Leipzig, 1913. Hon. mem. Am. Soc.
of Mech. Eng'rs (ipast pres.), A.A.A.IS., Nat. Elec. Light
Ass'n of America; mem. Royal Inst'n of Great Britain,
Acad. Polit. and Social Science, Am. Acad. Polit. and
Social Science, Franklin Inst., Am. Ass'n for Conser-
vation of Vision, Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, Am. Inst.
Mining Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Auto-
mobile Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Naval Eng'rs (asso. mem.).
Am. Protective Tariff League, Am. Museum Natural
History, Met. Museum of Art, N. Y. Bot. Garden, Pil-
grims of U. S., Japan Soc, Pan-Am. Soc. of U. S.,
Chamber of Commerce, Western Pa. Exp'n Soc. Clubs:
Automobile of America, City Midday, Economic. Metro-
politan, Railroad. Republican, Sleepy Hollow Country,
Union League (N. Y.), Country, Duquesne, Pittsburgh,
University, Union (Pittsburgh), Oakmont Country
(Pa.), Chevy Chase (Wash., D. C). Residence: Lang
Av., East End. Pittsburgh, and Erskine Park, Lenox,
Mass. Address: Pittsburgh, Pa., and 165 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

WESTON, ALBERT THEODORE

Physician: b. Salem, Washington County, N. Y., Oct.
S, 1860; s. Theodore Rice and Jane Ann (Atwood) Wes-
ton; grad. N. Y. Univ., Med. Dep't, M.D., 1882; m N. Y.
City, 1890, Mrs. Melissa Ferguson (ne'e Clark-Robert-
son). Engaged in med. practise since 1882. Surgeon
N.G.tN.Y. ; ass't surgeon Med. Reserve Corps, U.S.N.
Mem. N. Y. County Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc,
Am. Med. Ass'n, Ass'n of Mil. Surgeons, Sons of the
Revolution, Veteran Corps of Artillery, Mil. Soc. War



of 1812. Residence (summer): Chestertown, Warren
County, N. Y. (Adirondacks). Address: 204 W. 86th
St., N. Y. City.

WESTON, WILLIAM HENRY

Physician; lb. Hancock, N. H., Aug. 8, 1849; s. Ephraim
and Elvina H. (Gates) Weston; grad. MeCollum Inst.,
1875; Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia), -M.D., 1878;
m. Thousand Islands, (N". Y , Aug. 22, 1882, Frances
Pope; children: Zady P., b. Oct. 19, 1884, Elvina B b.
Feb. 2, 1887, William H., Jr., I). Jan. 2, 1890, Helen, b.
April 17, 1892. Practising gen. medicine. Has trav-
elled extensively in all sections of U. S. Also in Can-
ada. Physician to Samaritan Home for Aged. Mem.
N. Y. Acad. Medicine, Physicians Mutual Aid Ass'n.
Address: 400 W. 22d St., N. Y. City.

WESTWOOD, HERMAN J.

Lawyer; b. Lancaster, Pa., Aug. 23, 1875; s. Rev.
Henry C. (D.D.) and Augusta L. C. (Johnson) West-
wood; g. s. Herman M. Johnson D.D., LD.D. (pres.
Dickinson Coll.); grad. Cornell Univ., A.B., 1896; m.
Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 2, 1903, Cora I. Smith; one son:
John, b. Jan. 12, 1907. Admitted to bar, 1896; prac-
tised law, Buffalo, N. Y., 1896-1903; Fredonia, N. Y.,
since 1903. Was confidential ass't to Hon. Warren B.
Hooker, justice of Supreme Court, Appellate Div., 2d
Dep't, 1903-1908. Mem. Co. F, 74th Reg't, N.G.N.Y.,
1897-1902; N. Y. State Rifle Team, 1900. Republican;
Methodist Episcopalian. Mem. B. P. O. E., Dunkirk
Lodge, No. 922; P.G., Chautauqua Lodge, No. 382, I. O.
O. F. ; Delta Chi fraternity, Quill and Dagger (Cornell
Senior Soc). Clubs: Dunkirk (N. Y.), Fredonia, Citi-
zens, Willow Brook Country. Address: Fredonia, N. Y.

WETMORE, EDMUND

Lawyer; b. Utica, N. Y. ; s. Edmund A. Wetmore (a
lawyer holding many offices of trust in Utica, an
early partner of Judge Denio of the N. Y. Supreme
Court, and active in works for public good); grad.
Harvard, ' A.B.; studied law in office of Charles P.
Kirkland, N. Y. City and at Columbia Coll. Daw Sch.
under Prof. Theodore W. Dwight, where carried off
highest honors; LL.D., from Yale Univ.; m. Helen, d.
late B. J. Howland, of N. Y. City. Entered office of
Spring & Russell, composed of Gardiner Spring, Jr.
(son of Rev. Gardiner Spring, D.D.), and William C.
Russell, who later became acting pres. Cornell Univ.
On retirement of Mr. Russell, firm became Spring &
Wetm:>re, to which succeeded, on death of Mr. Spring,
present firm of Wetmore & Jenner. Successfully en-
gaged in gen. practice, but principally in Federal
courts and in equity and patent cases, and notably in
patent litigation between great electric companies.
Has acted as sp'l counsel, in similar cases, for City
of N Y. and U. S. Gov't. Has taken an active interest
in politics and was pres. Republican Club of City of
N. Y. during State and City campaign of 1894. One
of original mems. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., and has
done frequent service on its corns. For years one of
overseers Howard Univ. Club: University (pres.). Ad-
dress: 34 Pine St., N. Y. City.

WETMORE, JUDSON DOUGLAS

Lawyer: b. Tallahassee, Fla , Sept. 24, 1870; s.
George Walter and Francis Jane (Howard) Wetmore;
ed. in public schools of Jacksonville, Fla., to May,
1887; attended Atlanta Univ., Atlanta, Ga., one year,
and read law in Univ. of Mich.; m. N. Y. City, Dec
15, 1907, Jeanette Gross, d. Mortimer L. Gross; one
d. : Helen Mabel, b. Oct. 7, 1908. Admitted to bar at
Jacksonville, Fla., June 4, 1898, and practised law
there until April, 1906, when moved to N. Y. City and
opened present oftices. engaging in practise of pro-
fession. Elected alderman, Jacksonville, Fla., 1901,
re-elected 1903, 1905; brought a test case against the
"Jim Crow" street car law of Florida, 1905, and suc-
ceeded in having it declared unconstitutional; case re-
ported in Southern Reporter as case of 9tate of Flor-
ida vs. Andrew Pattison. As a result he became very
unpopular and had life threatend several times, after
which moved to N. Y. City. Republican; Unitarian.
Mem. N. Y. County Bar Ass'n. Address: Temple Court,
5 Beekman St., N. Y. City.

WHAPLES, MEIGS H.

Banker; b. New Britain, Conn., July 16, 1845; s.
Curtis and Elizabeth Meigs (Lusk) Whaples; attended
New Britain High Sch.: m. New Haven, Conn., May,
1878, Harriet Atwater Hotchkiss; children: Hevwood
Hotchkiss, b. March 30, 1879; Marv Atwater, b. April
6, 1880. Pres. Conn. Trust & Safe Deposit Co.; v.-p.
Soc. for Savings; treas. and dir. McColllns Co.; dir.
Pickering Governor Co., Portland; Conn. Mutual Life
Ins. Co.. Hartford Fire Ins. Co.; trustee Scottish Union
Inst., Liverpool, State Ins. Co., Liverpool. Chm'n of
Police B'd, Hartford, 12 years; chm'n Finance B'd,
Hartford, 3 years; treas. and comm'r Conn. River



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Bridge & Highway Dist. Uomm'n, v. -p. Common Coun-
cil, 18S8. Adj. 1st Reg't Com., 3 years; sec. to Rear-
Admiral Glisson and Rear-Admiral Boggs, U. S. Euro-
pean Fleet. U. S. N., 1S69-1S72. Republican; Cong'l
Presby'n. Dir. Hartford Hosp., B'd of Trade. Recrea-
tions: Golt, shooting, fishing. Clubs: Hartford Golf
(ex-pres.). Farmington Country, Hatchetts Reef. Resi-
dence: 955 Asylum Av. Address: 777 -Main St., Hart-
ford, Conn.

WHARTON, EDITH

Novelist; b, N. v., 1S62; d. George Frederic and Lu-
cretia Stevens ( l:hmelar.der) Jones; ed. at home; m.
1SS5, Edward R. Wharton, of Boston. Author: The
Greater Inclination, 1889; A Gift from the Grave; The
Touchstone, 1900; Crucial Instances, 1901; The Valley
of Decision, 1902; Italian Villas and their Gardens,
1904; Sanctuary, 1903; The Descent of Man, 1904; The
House of Mirth 1905; Italian Backgrounds, 1905,
Madame de Treymes, 1907; The Fruit of the Tree.
1907; The Hermit and the Wild Woman, 1908; Motor-
flight Through France, 1908; Artenis to Actseon, 1909:
Tales of Men and Ghosts, 1910. Address: Care Charles
Scribner's Sons, N. Y. City.

WHEAT, ALFRED ADAMS

Lawyer; b. Nashua, N. H., June 13, 1867; s. George
E. and Addie (Adams) Wheat; ed. public sens, of
Nashua: Dartmouth Coll., A.B., 18S9 (Phi Beta Kappa);
Columbia (now George Washington). Univ. Law Sen.,
LL.B., 1S91; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 17, 1912, Gertrude
Luther. Admitted to bar in N. IT., 1893, since which
time has engaged in practise In N. Y. City. Mem.
firm Rollins & Rollins. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
N. Y. Countv Lawyers Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n,
Acad. Polit. Science, N. H., Soc. Alpha Delta Phi fra-
ternity. Clubs: Union League, Dartmouth, Alpha Delta
Phi, St. Andrew's Golf, Corinthian Yacht, City Lunch.
Residence: 9 East 39th St. Address: 32 Nassau St.,
N. Y. City.

WHEELER, CHARLES BARKER

Jurist; b. Poplar Ridge, Cayuga Co., N. Y., Dec. 27,
1851; s. Hon. Cyremus Wheeler, Jr., and Jane (Barker)
Wheeler; ed. Auburn High Sch.; grad. Williams Coll.,
1S73 (hon. LL.D., Williams Coll., 1913); m. Buffalo,
N. Y., June 28 1883, Frances Munro, d. Thomas F.
Rochester; children: Thomas Rochester, Jane Barker.
Admitted to bar, 1876; engaged in practise of law,
Buffalo, N. Y., since 1876; formerly associated with
Hon. Sherman S. Rogers and Franklin D. Lock in law-
practise. Mem. Buffalo Civil Service Com., 13 y^ars:
pres. under Rep. and Dem. administration^ 10 years;
appt'd June, 1906, mem. State Comm'n to Revise Tax
Laws; appt'd Nov. 28, 1906, by Gov. Higgins, Justice
of Supreme Court, State of N. Y\, and elected, Nov.,
1907, Justice to succeed himself for full term (expir-
ing Dec. 31, 1921), having received the nomination of
the Rep. party a'nd been endorsed by both the Dem.
and Independent League polit. parties. Republican;
Episcopalian. Mem. Alpha Delta Phi fraternity,
Williams Alumni Ass'n for Western N. Y. (pres.).
Club: University (Buffalo). Address: Supreme Court
Chambers, Buffalo, N. Y.

WHEELER, CLAYTON L.

Merchant, state senator; b. Hancock, N. Y, March 30,
1876; s Louis H. Wheeler; ed. public and high schs. of
Hancock; m. 1901, Flora B. Gould. Entered hardware
store of father, and, 1899, with father and brother
founded firm of S. N. Wheeler & Sons; incorporated
S. N. Wheeler & Sons Co., 1909. Elected town clerk
1898, 1899, 1900; supervisor 1903-1911; mem. Assembly
1910, 1911; nominated state senator from 39th sena-
torial dist., 1912. Democrat. Address: Hancock, N. Y.

WHEELER, DAVID E.

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 20, 1872; s. Everett P.
and Lydia Lorraine (Hodges) Wheeler; ed. St. Paul's
Sch., Concord, N. H. ; Williams Coll.. Mass.; grad. Co-
lumbia Coll., A.B., Columbia Coll., Phys. and Surg..
M.D. ; m. Boston, June 10. 1S98, Mabel B. Whitney; one
son: Everett P. Wheeler II., b. 1900. Genito-urinary
surgeon Erie Co. Hosp. and Grant Hosp.; instr. genito-
urinary anatomy, Univ. of Buffalo; clinical instr.,
genito-urinary surgery, Univ. of Buffalo. Mem. Erie
Co. Med. Soc, Acad, of Medicine. Am. Med. Ass'n. Am.
Urologists' Ass'n:, Soc. Alumni Bellevue Hosp. Clubs:
Saturn, Country. Address: 519 Franklin St., Buf-
falo. N. Y.
WHEELER, EDWARD JEWITT

Editor; b. Cleveland, O.. Mar. 11, 1859: s. Alfred and
Lydia P. (Curtis) Wheeler; grad. Ohio Wesleyan Univ.,
Delaware, O., A.B., 1879, A.M.. 1903, Litt.D.. 1906; m.
Brooklyn. N. Y., Nov. 23, 1887 Jennie Lou Fleming; one
son: E." Curtis, b. 1SS9. Mn'g editor The Voice, N. Y.
City 1884-1896; editor The Literary Digest, 1S95-1905:
mn'g editoi- The Homiletic Review 1904-1905: editor



Current Opinion (formerly Literature) since 1905.
Author: Stories in Rhyme for Holiday Time; Prohibi-
tion The Principle, The Policy, The Party. Mem.
Exec. Com. Funk *>c Wagnalls Co., and in charge of
literary dep't of house, 1890-1905. Fres. Citizens' Union,
Richmond Borough, 1904; v. -p. Citizens' Union, N. Y.
City, 1905-1906. V.-p. Current Literature Publishing
Co.; pres. Poetry Soc. of America. Recreations: Golf,
tennis. Clubs: Nat. Arts, The Players (N. Y. City),
luiiiwoodie Country. Address: 134 W. 29th St.,
N. Y. City.

WHEELER, EVERETT PEPPERRELL

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, March 10, 1840; s. David
Everett Wheeler; ed. public schs. of N. Y. City, Coll
City of N. Y., A.B., 1856 A.M., Harvard Law Sch., LL.B
1859; A. M., Dartmouth; m. 1st, Nov. 22, 1866, Lydia
Lorraine Hodges (died Jan. 18, 1902); 2d, April 26,
1904, Alice Gilman. Admitted to practise N. Y. City
1861. Was mem. B'd of Ed'n, 1877-1879; one of
founders of Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., and served on its
Exec. Com. and as v.-p.; was for five years pres. N Y
Free Trade Club, and one of first to take an active part
in renewal in 1S80 of movement for civil service
reform which finally resulted in adoption of Federal
Civil Service Act and in N. Y. Act on this subject now
in force. Was 17 years chm'n Exec. Com. N. Y. Civil
Service Reform Ass'n; now pres. of Ass'n; chmn' City
Civil Service Comm'n for seven years; was in 1893
mem. Com. of Seventy and took active part in campaign
for election of Mayor Strong; in 1894 was candidate
of Dem. Party Reform Org'n for Gov. State of N. Y.;
in 1891 took an. active part in founding, and was until
1909, pres. of East Side House, one of Social Settle-
ments in N. Y. City. Mem. N. Y. Hist. Soc, and Soc.
Colonial Wars. Author: Modern Law of Carriers
Harter Act; The Tariff and Wages; Real Bimetallism;
Knowledge of Faith; Daniel Webster. Expounder of
the Constitution; article on Daniel Webster in Encyclo-
paedia Britannica. Delegate to Gen. Conv. of Episcopal
Ch., 1907, 1910, 1913. Was chm'n Com. Internat. Law
of Am. Bar Ass'n, 1895-1907; now chm'n Com. of Law
Reform. One of founders of Citizens' Union; chm'n
Exec Com. N. Y. Men's Anti-Suffrage Ass'n. Clubs-
Century, Reform (pres. 2 years), City, Down Town,
Church (pres. 2 years), City College (pres.), Barnard.
Residence: 735 Park Av. Address: 27 William St
N. Y. City.

WHEELER, HERBERT LOCKE

Dentist; b. Corry. Pa.; s. Lyman A. and Mary M.
(Rogers) Wheeler; ed. public schs. of Pittsfield, Mass.,
and Hammonton, N. J., Phila. Dental Coll., and Medico-
Chirurg. Med. Sch., Phila., D.D.S. 1890; m. Springfield,
Mass., June 10, 1891, Gertrude M. Slater; children:
Clifford S., b. 1892, Arthur C, b. 1901, Catherine A.,
b. 1906. Began practice in Warren, Mass., 1890;
removed to Worcester, Mass., 1893, and N. Y. City,
1901, becoming associated with Dr. J. Morgan Howe,
in dental firm of Howe & Wheeler; prof, prosthetic
dentistry, Coll. of Dental and Oral Surgery of N. Y.
Author of various professional treatises. Pres. of
N. Y. Inst, of Stomatology First Dist. Dental Soc. of
N. Y. ; mem. Exec. Council N. Y. State Dental Soc; dir.
of Dental Dep'ts of Bellevue and Allied Hosps.; con-
sultant of N. Y. State Dep't of Health. Mem. Com. on
Oral Hygiene of Internat. Dental Federation; chm'n
of Journal Com. of Nat. Dental Ass'n; fellow Am.
Acad, of Dental Surgery of N. J.; asso. fellow Am.
Acad, of Dental Science of Boston. Mem. Am. Med.
Ass'n. Nat. Dental Edn'l Council. Clubs: Wee Burn
Golf, Stamford Yacht, Republican (X. Y. City). Ad-
dress: 560 Fifth Av., N Y. City.

WHEELER, JENNIE PEARL MOWBRAY

Author; b. Minneapolis, Minn.; d. Alfred George and
Amelia (Carpenter) Mowbray; attended Northwestern
Univ.; m. Andrew Carpenter Wheeler; one son: Paul
Mowbray. Author (in collaboration with husband):
A Journey to Nature, The Making of a Country Home,
Tangled Up in Beulah Lund, The Conquering of Rate.
Methodist Episcopalian. Address: Monsey, N. Y.

WHEELER, NELSON PLATT

Lumber merchant, r'v official; b. Portville, N. Y.,
Nov. 4, 1841; s. William French and Flora (Atkins)
Wheeler; ed. Olean and Deposit Acads., N. Y.; m. Cin-
cinnati, O., June 12, 1877, Rachel A Smith; children:
Nelson P., b. 1885; Alexander R.. b. 1889; William Regi-
nald, b. 1889; Rachel F., b. 1879. Active senior partner,
Wheeler S E . ;=nbury; pres. Rogue River Lumber Co..
Manistiqv timber Co., Nelson Lumber Co., Hickory
Bridge C Hickory Valley R. R. Co.: v.-p. Lagoon
Lumber Co dir. Warren Nat. Bank, Forest County
Nat. Bank, Pa. Mem. of Assembly, 1878-1879; mem. of
Congress. 1907-1911. Republican; Presby'n. Trustee
Randolph Home. N. Y., Anti-Tuberculosis League of
North Western Pa., Pa. Conservation Ass'n. Address:
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WHEELER, SCHUYLER SKAATS

Manufacturer, elec. eng'r, author, inventor; b. X. Y.
City, May 17, I860; s. James Edwin and Annie Wood
(Skaats) Wheeler; ed. private sens, and Columbia Coll.,
class 1SS3; hon. D.Sc, Hobart Coll., 1898; M.Sc, Colum-
bia Univ., 1912; m. 1st, 1891, Ella Adams, d. Richard
N. and Henrietta (Brewster) Peterson; 2nd, 1898, Amy,
d. John J. and Alice (Brewster) Sutton, descendants of
Elder William Brewster. Became one of Edison's
eng'ring staff, 1882. Invented many of devices and
methods used, and subsequently erected Edison plants
at Fall River, Mass., and Newburgh, N. Y. Organized
with Charles G. Curtis and Francis B. Croker, 1SS6,
the C. & C. Electric Motor Co., which produced first
electric motor industry as a commercial business;
organized Crocker-Wheeler Co., 1888, now one of fore-
most electric mf'g companies in U. S., of which is
pres. inventor of electric elevator, electric Are engine,
parallel coupling of dynamos, series-multiple motor
control, and electric buzz fan, for which received
medal from Franklin Inst. Established and named
town of Ampere, using name universally given to the
unit of electric current; organizer United Eng'ring
Bld'g. Mem St. Nicholas Soc, Chamber of Commerce,
Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs (presented Inst, with Latimer
Clark Library, 1900). Organized movement for United
Eng'ring Society's bld'g, in which library is now
housed; as pres., delivered address entitled "Engineer-
ing Honor," dealing with desirability of ethical pro-'
fessional conduct on part of eng'rs, corr. to customs
in that respect, of physicians and clergymen. This
brought about formation of com., of which was appt'd
chm'n, and resulted in adoption by the Elec. Eng'rs
of its Code of Ethics. Clubs: University, Automobile
of America. Residence: Bernardsville, N. J. Address:
Ampere, N. J.

WHEELER, SETH

Manufacturer; b. Chatham, N. Y. ; s. Alonzo and
Harriet H (Bishop) Wheeler; ed. Albany Acad.; m.
Hamilton, N. Y., 1860, Elizabeth Boyd; children: Edgar,
Harriet. Elizabeth, William A., Sarah Boyd, Seth. Jr.
Pres. Albany Perforated Wrapping Paper Co., Albany
County Savings Bank, Wheeler Rent & Power Co.;
v.-p. Cheney Piano Action Co. of Castleton, N. Y.
Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs. Address: Albany Per-
forated Wrapping Paper Co., Albany, N. Y.

WHEELOCK, CHARLES F.

Second ass't comm'r of Ed'n, N. Y. State Ed'n Dep't;
b. Litchfield, N. Y., Oct. 17, 1849; s. Danford and Mar-
garet (Cummings) Wheelock; grad. Cornell Univ.,
1873; St. Lawrence Univ., LL.D., 1906; m. Canajoharie,
N. Y., Mar. 31, 1885, Mary E. Flnehoutr children: Mar-
garet, b. May, 1886, Willard E., b. Aug. 29, 1889; teacher.
1873-1876; elected by Democrats as sch. comm'r Herki-
mer Co., N. Y., serving 1876-1879; principal of high
school, 1880-1891; insp. Regents' Office, Albany, N. Y.,
1891-1904; chief of Examinations Div. Ed'n Dep't, N. Y.
State, 1904-1910; second ass't comm'r of ed'n, since
Sept., 1910. Democrat. Mem. Nat. Edn'l Ass'n and
various other edn'l socs. Mem. Utica Commandery
K. T., Utica. N. Y., University Club, Albany, N. Y. Ad-
dress: State Edn'l Dep't, Albany, N. Y.

WHEELOCK, EDWIN DWIGHT

Investment broker; b. Bedford, Ohio, Feb. 15, 1853;
s. Bloomfield J. and Adeline C. Wheelock; ed. in com-
mon and high schs., Bedford, O., and Hanover Coll.,
Hanover, Ind.; m. March 15, 1876, Harriet C. Sheldon;
one d.: Florence. Began business life in chair factory,
and was successively mf'r, country merchant, auditor,
real estate dealer, and now dealer in investment se-
curities, Socialist, and an occasional writer on Social-
ist themes. Founder Christian Socialist movement in
U. S. Organized, in Chicago, 1893, and pres. Christian
Socialist League of America, formerly the Nat.
Christian Citizenship League. Mem. Exec. Com. Am.
Inst, of Social Service; mem. Com. of 100 of the Re-
ligious Citizenship League. Address: 100 Broadrway,
N. Y. City.

WHEELOCK, WILLIAM JHAUXHURST

Real ostate; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 5, 1876; s. George G.
and Alice (Townsend) Wheelock; grad. Harvard Univ.,
A.B., 1898; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 17, 1905, Catharine Mor-
gan, d. late Rev. Dr. Morgan Dix, rector Trinity Ch. ;
one d.: Alice, b. Dec. 20, 1905; one son: Morgan Dix, b.
Jan. 10, 1909. In real estate business since 1898. V.-p.
and dir. Douglas Robinson, Charles S. Brown & Co.; dir.
Lincoln Trust Co., Church Extension Com. of N. Y.
Presbytery; treas. Five Points House of Industry;
trustee Children's Aid Soc. Republican in nat. elec-
tions; Preshy'n. Recreations: Shooting, fishing. Clubs:
Harvard, University. N. Y. Athletic. Residence: 100 E.
39th St. Address: 14 Wall St., N. Y. City.



WHELAN, CHARLES A.

Pres. United Cigar Stores Co.; b. Syracuse, N. Y.,
March 28, 1863; s. Martin and Elizabeth (Keefe) Whe-
lan; ed. Syracuse public schs.; m. Syracuse, N. Y., June
4, 1890, Sarah Lbuise Duplessis; children: Clara Louise,
b. May 21, 1891; Charles Duplessis, b. June 18, 1893;
Edward Davis, b. July IS, 1895; J. Francis, b. July 30.
1897; Albert J., b. June IS, 1900; Anna Elizabeth, b
July 9, 1903. Started in wholesale cigar business, 1890,
in Syracuse, with George J. Whelan and H. S. Collins;
organized United Cigar Stores Co., with George J.
Whelan, 1901. Republican; Catholic. Recreations:
Golf, fishing, hunting. Clubs: Aldine, Automobile of
America, Essex County Country, Beaverkill, Lakeside.
Residence: 106 Washington St., East Orange, N. J.
Address: 44 W. 18th St., N. Y. City.

WHELAN, GEORGE JOSEPH

Founder United Cigar Stores Co.; b. Syracuse, N. Y
March 27, 1865; s. Martin Whelan; ed. public schs., Sy
racuse, N. Y. ; m. Syracuse, N. Y., Harriet E. Smith
one son: Sidney. Address: 3 E. 81st St., N. Y. City.

WHELAN, MICHAEL W.

Merchant; b. Egremont, England; s. Martin and
Elizabeth (Keefe) Whelan; ed. public schools, Syra-
cuse, N. Y. ; m. Syracuse, N. Y., Katherine I. Dolphin;
children: Frederick D., b. 1878, Elizabeth L., b. 1882.
James D., b. 1884, Robert J., b. 1886. In U. S. Navy,
1863-1866; city treas., Syracuse, N. Y., 1886-1889. For.
merly treas. United Cigar Stores Co.; trustee Internat
Postal Supply Co.; now pres. Whelan Bros., of Syra-
cuse. Republican; Roman Catholic. Mem. G.A.R.,
Knights of Columbus (Syracuse, N. Y.). Club: Citi-
zens (Syracuse. N. Y.). Residence: 614 E. Genesef
St., Syracuse, N. Y.

WHERRY, WILLIAM MACKEY, JR.

Lawyer; b. West Point, N. Y., 1878; s. Brig.-Gen.
William M. Wherry, U. S. A., and Alice (Grammer)
Wherry; grad. Univ. of Mich., B.S., 1898; Law School
Univ. of Cincinnati, and Columbia Coll.; sec. Philos.
Soc. while at Univ. of Mich.; Phi Beta Kappa; m.
Pittsburgh, April 17, 1902, Rhoda Edwards Zug;
one d.: Gretchen, b. 1904. Partner in law Arm of
Wherry & Mygatt; dir. Zug Iron & Steel Co. of Pitts-
burgh. Sp'l lecturer at Amos Tuck Sch. of Finance,
Dartmouth, on Regulation of Public Utilities and other
subjects. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. Clubs: Phi Delta Phi, Plainfleld Country,
Railroad, Am. Pol. Sci. Ass'n, Am. Ec. Ass'n. Address:
40 Wall St.? N. Y. City.

WHINERY, SAMUEL

Civil eng'r; b. near Salem, O, Nov. 10, 1845; of
Quaker parentage; moved to Jennings County, Ind., in
1853, and grew up on father's farm; ed. in common
schools, followed bv two terms in Indiana Univ.; m.
1875, Elizabeth Crawford, of Somerset, Ky. Taught
school three years, beginning' at age of 18; employed
in 1868, in eng'ring corps, locating Indianapolis &
Vincennes R. R., and becoming interested in work
adopted civil eng'ring as profession and later was



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