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publican; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Chemical Soc, Am.
Iron & Steel Inst. Clubs: Yale (N. Y.), Country,
Saturn (Buffalo). Residence: 1217 Delaware Av., care
Wickwire Steel Co., Buffalo, N. Y.

WIENER, ADAM

Lawyer; b. Chicago, HI., Nov. 1, 1869; s. Jacob and
Rosalie (Lebrecht) Wiener; ed. Wiener Inst., Columbia
Grammar Sch.; Columbia Coll., A.B., 1890, attended
Columbia Law Sch.; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 22, 1894,
Florence Sohn; one son: William Jacob, b. June 19,
1897. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, May 14, 1891. Acted as
referee in litigations of all kinds, and comm'r in Con-
demnation Proceedings. Chm'n of Exec. Com. of 29th
Assembly Dist. (Independent Democracy) in Seth
Low's mayoralty campaign. Independent Democrat.
Mem N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n, Columbia Coll. Alumni Ass'n.
mem. Montefiore Home, Hebrew Orphan Asylum, Young
Men's Hebrew Ass'n, Jewish Protectory and Aid Soc,
Edn'l Alliance Soc, Jewish Publication Soc, Home for
Aged and Infirm at Yonkers, Temple Bethel, Independ-
ent Order Bnai Brith (pres. Grand Lodge, Dist No. 1),
1908-1909). One of incorporators of Jewish Prbtectorv
and Aid Soc, treas. and dir. Soc for Aid of Jewish
Prisoners since 1894. Past-master Mt. Ne'boh Lodge,
F. and A. M., 1902-1903. Recreations: Reading and
walking. Residence: 333 Central Park W. Address:
320 Broadway, N. Y. City.

WIETING, CHARLES AUGUSTUS

Former -comm'r of agr. ; b. Seward, N. Y., Nov. 11,
1862; s. John C. and Mary (Sexton) Wieting; g.-s.
Philip Wieting, one of pioneer preachers of Schoharie
County; ed. Cobleskill Union Free School; m. Worces-
ter, N. Y., 1893, Ida Bishop; one d.: Kathryn, b. 1899.
Farmer; appt'd comm'r ag'r, 1896, by Go'v. Levi P.
Morton; continued in position under administration of
Gov. Frank S. Black; re-appt'd by Gov. Theodore
Roosevelt, 1899, Gov. B. B. Odell and Gov. Frank
Higgins; term expired 1908. Served as v.-p. and chm'n
exec. com. N. Y. State Fair Comm'n since 1900. Ad-
dress: Cobleskill, N. Y.

WIGGIN, ALBERT HENRY

Banker; b. Medfleld, Mass., Feb. 21, 1868; s. Rev.
James Henry and Laura Newman Wiggin; ed. Dwight
Sch., Boston, class 1882, English High Sch., Boston,
class 1885; m. Boston, Oct. 4, 1892, Jessie Duncan
Hayden; children: Marjorie, b. July 9, 1893; Muriel,
b. Dec. 22, 1897. Bank clerk, 1885-1891; ass't Nat.
Bank examiner, Boston, 1891-1894; ass't cashier Third
Nat. Bank, Boston, 1894-1897; v.-p. Eliot Nat Bank,
Boston. 1897-1899; v.-p. and dir. Nat. Park Bank,
Mutual Bank and Mt. Morris Bank, N. Y. City, 1899-
1904; v.-p. and dir. Chase Nat. Bank, N. Y. Citv, 1904-
1911; pres. an'd dir. Chase Nat. Bank since 1911. Dir.
Nat. Bank of Commerce, Liberty Nat. Bank, Union
Exchange Nat. Bank, Plymouth Nat. Bank, Plymouth,
Mass., Bankers' Trust Co. Guaranty Trust Co. Astor
Trust Co., Lawyers' Title Ins. & Trust Co., Mutual
Trust Co. of Westchester County, Portchester, N. Y.,
Guaranty Safe Deposit Co., St. Louis, Iron Mountain
& Southern R'y Co., Seaboard Air Line R'y, Phila. Co.
Montana Power Co., Great Falls Power Co.. American
Cities Co., Westinghouse Electric & Mf'g Co., Internat.
Paper Co., St. Maurice Lumber Co., Champlain Realty
Co., Mirimlchi Lumber Co. Grand Falls Co., Internat.
Agr'l Corp'n, Hale & Kilburn Co., Am. Locomotive Co.,



B. F. Goodrich Co., Stewart Sugar Co., Inspiration
Consolidated Copper Co., Tobacco Products Corp'n,
Newark Meadows Improvement Co., Bankers' Elec.
Protective Ass'n, Fidelity-Phenix Fire Ins. Co., City
of N. Y. Ins. Co.; U. S. trustee Aachen & Munich Fire
Ins. Co.; trustee Greenwich Savings Bank, Mercantile
Safe Deposit Co., Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co.
and Am. Surety Co. Trustee Ridgefleld Sch. for Boys,
Ridgefield, Conn., Hosp. Saturday and Sunday Ass'n;
mem. B'd of Mg'rs, Music Sch. Settlement East Side
House. Sec. N. Y. Clearing House Ass'n' 1906-1908;
mem. N. Y. Clearing House Loan Com., 1907. Repub-
lican; Unitarian. Mem. Chamber of Commerce, The
Pilgrims, N. E. Soc. Clubs: Metropolitan, Union
League, Riding, Down Town Ass'n, Automobile, Recess
Century Ass'n, St. Andrew's Golf (Mt Hope, N. Y.)
Union (Boston), Country of Westchester County
Ekwanok Country (Manchester, Vt.), Nat. Golf Links
of America (Southampton, L. I.), Garden City Golf
(Garden City). Residence (winter): 521 Park Av.;
(summer): Ridgefield. Conn. Address: Chase Nat.
Bank, N. Y. City.

WIGGIN, KATE DOUGLAS (Mrs. George C. Riggs)
Author; b. Philadelphia. Pa., Sept. 28, 1859; d. Robert
N. Smith, a lawyer; ed. in common schs. and Abbott
Acad., Andover, Mass.; m. 1st, 1880, Samuel B. Wiggin,
lawyer, of San Francisco (died 1889); 2d, 1895, George

C. Riggs, of N. Y. City; in 1876 went to California to
study kindergarten methods; in 1878 organized the
Silver Street Kindergarten in San Francisco; 1880,
organized (with sister, Nora A. Smith) California Kin-
dergarten Training Sch.; after marriage, gave up
teaching and removed to East. In 1878 produced first
literary work, a short serial story, called Half a Dozen
Housekeepers; also author: The Birds' Christmas Carol
1888; The Story of Patsy, 1889; Timothy's Quest, 1890;
Children's Rights, 1892; A Cathedral Courtship, 1893;
Marm Lisa, 1904; Village Watch Tower, 1895; Nine
Love Songs and a Carol, 1896; Penelope's Experiences
in England, Ireland and Scotland, 1893; The Diary of
a Goose Girl, 1902; Rebecca, 1903; Rose o' the River
1905; New Chronicles of Rebecca, 1907; The Old Pea-
body Pew, 1907; Susanna and Sue, 1909; play, Rebecca
of Sunnybrook Farm. 1910; Mother Carey's Chickens.
1912. Also In collaboration with sister, Nora A. Smith-
Golden Numbers, The Posy Ring, Pinafore Palace
Poems, The Fairy Ring, Magic Casements, Tales of
Wonder, Tales of Laughter, Talking Beasts, for
Doubleday-Page's Library of Children's Classics.
Bowdoin Coll. conferred upon her honorary degree of
Doctor of Letters, which it has given to onlv one
other woman, Sarah Orne Jewett. Address: 145 W.
58th St., N. Y. City, and Quillcote, Hollls, Me.

WIGGINS, CARLETON

Artist; b. Turners, N Y., Mar. 4, 1848; s. Guy Carle-
ton and Adelaide (Ludium) Wiggins. Studied in Schs.
of Nat. Acad, of Design. N. Y. City. 1870, and afterward
in Paris, and was a pupil of George Inness. Has
exhibited paintings in the Paris Salon, Royal Acad, of
Exb'ns in London, etc, and many other exb'ns in
Europe as well as in U. S. Is distinguished for his
paintings of cattle pieces and pastoral landscapes.
Was made an Asso. of Nat. Acad, of Design, 1892, and
an Academician, 1906. Mem. Am. Water Color Soc.
Address: Carnegie Hall, N. Y.

WIGHTMAN, ORRIN SAGE

Physician; b. N. Y. City, May 6, 1873; s. Frederick
Butler and Abigail (Hartley) Wightman; ed. Public
Sch. No. 68; Univ. Grammar Sch. (Preparatory), N. Y
Univ., A.B., 1895; then in Europe N. Y. Univ Med. Sch.,
M.D., 1898; interne Gouverneur Hosp., 189S-1900; m.
Nov. 9, 1905, Purl P. Parker. In gen. practise of medi-
cine, N. Y. City, since 1900. Clinical prof, of medicine,
N. Y. Polyclinic Hosp.; visiting physician Workhouse
Hosp.; ass't visiting physician City Hosp. Hon. mem.
Richland Co. Med. Soc; mem. County N. Y. Med. Soc,
N. Y. State Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Psi Upsilon fraternity;
fellow Acad, of Medicine. Recreations: Tennis, golf,
motoring. Address: 113 W. 78th St., N. Y. City.

WILBER, DAVID F.

Consul gen.; b. Milford, N. Y.; s. David and Margaret
Belinda (Jones) Wilber; grad. Cazenovia Sem., Caze-
novia, N. Y., class 1879; m. Jersey City N. J., April 23,
1903, Pauline Virginia Jenkins. Engaged in hop busi-
ness, 1880-1900; agr'l pursuits. 1900-1906, including
breeding of thoroughbred cattle, and real estate; in
wholesale tea and coffee business, N Y. City, 1900-
1903; appt'd consul at Barbadoes, W. I., 1903; consul
gen. at Singapore, Straits Settlement, 1905; Halifax,
N. 3., 1907; Kobe, Japan, 1909; Vancouver, B. C. 1910.
and Zurich, Switzerland, Sept., 1913. Mem. B'd of
Supervisors Otsego County, N. Y., two terms; appt'd
mem. N. Y. State comm'n to investigate tuberculosis
in cattle in N. Y., 1903, by Gov. Flower; representa-



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tive in 54th and 55th Congresses from 21st N. Y. Dist.
Mem. M. E. Ch. Formerly pres. Holsteln-Friesian
Ass'n of America, Cheviot Sheep Breeders' Ass'n of
U. S. and Canada. Address: Am. Consulate. Zurich,
Switzerland.

WILBOUR, WILLIAM FRENCH

Lawyer; b. Little Compton, R. [., May 1, 1874; s. Isaac
Champlin and Amelia H. (French) Wilbour; grad.
Friends' Sch., Providence, R. I. (diploma), 1S92; Har-
vard Coll.. A.B., 1S96; Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1899;
m. Grace Church. N. Y. City, Dec. 27, 1906, Gertrude, d.
late John Holmes, of N. Y. Admitted to N. Y. Bar
Nov., 1900. Appt'd officer of Tenement House Dep't,
1901-1903; engaged in gen. practice of law, 1903-1908;
appt'd Ass't Corp'n Counsel by Hon. Francis K. Pen-
dleton, Feb., 190S. Witnessed earthquake in Jamaica,
1907 (served on Am Relief Com.); traveled in Europe
and U. S., 1S99, served in Co. K, 7th Reg't, N.G.N.Y.,
1902-1904; received discharge on account of illness.
Mem. 7th Reg't Veteran Ass'n; pres. N. Y. Ass'n of
Friends Sch. (Providence) Alumni. Clubs: Harvard,
Manhattan, Amateur Comedy. Residence: 247 Corlles
Av., Pelham Heights, N. Y. Address: Municipal Bid's,
Centre St., N. Y. City.

WILBUR, NELSON

Physician and surgeon; b. Unadilla, Otsego Co., N.
Y., Feb. 18, 1840; s. Daniel C. and Clarissa tFisher)
Wilbur; grad. Dartmouth Coll., A.B., 1864; Univ of
Buffalo. M.D., 1870; m. Fayetteville, N. Y., Sept. 6,
1875, Helen M. Smith; children: Clara, b. 1876, Anna,
b. 1887. After graduating from Dartmouth, taught
sch. for three years; began practice of medicine at
Sidney Center, N. Y., 1S70; removed to Fayetteville,
N. Y., 1874, and has lived there since. Private in 7th
Squadron of R. I. Cav. for three months in summer
of 1S62. Presby'n. Mem. of Phi Beta Kappa Soc.
Address: Fayetteville, N. Y.

WILCOX, ANSLEY

Lawyer; b. Summerville, Ga., Jan. 27, 1856; s. Dan-
iel Hand and Frances Louisa (Ansley) Wilcox; de-
scendant of John Willcocks, a naitive of England, who
was one of the original settlers of Hartford, Conn.,
1636; ed. Hopkins Grammar Sch., New Haven, Yale,
A.B., 1S74; studied a year at Oxford, England; re-
turned to U. S. and settled at Buffalo, N. Y.; m. 1st,
Buffalo, Jan. 17. 1878, Cornelia C. Rumsey (died Dec.
22, 1880); m. 2d Nov. 20, 1883, Mary Grace Rumsey;
children: Cornelia Rumsey (wife of Henry A. Bull),
Frances. Admitted to bar. 1878. and since practising
at Buffalo, N. Y.; now of firm of Wilcox & Van Allen.
As counsel assisted in entrance of West Shore R. R.
into Buffalo, 1882; counsel for commission appt'd by
Gov. Cleveland to acquire the land for the N. Y. State
Reservation at Niagara Falls, 1883-1885, and as coun-
sel in case of Rogers vs. Buffalo established the con-
stitutionality of Civil Service Law of N. Y. State; and
has been counsel in many other important cases.
Headed the movement for jury reform, which led to
the adoption of the N. Y. Jury Law for 1895 for coun-
ties containing over 300,000 papulation. Mem. B'd of
Mg'rs State Reformatory at Elmira, 1S99. One of the
first members (now pres.) Buffalo Charity Organiza-
tion Soc, founded 1877; formerly prof, of med. juris-
prudence Univ. of Buffalo; trustee Buffalo Gen. Hosp.
Pres. Buffalo Civil Service Reform Ass'n since 1900.
Long a personal friend of Theodore Roosevelt, who
took oath of office at his house after President Mc-
Kinlev's death. Sept. 14, 1901. Clubs: University, City
(N. Y City), Buffalo (ex-pres.), Saturn, Ellicott, Uni-
versity, Country, Park, and Wanakah Country (pres.)
(Buffalo). Residence: 641 Delaware Av. Address: 684
Ellicott Sq., Buffalo, N. Y.

WILCOX, DELOS FRANKLIN

Author, franchise and public utility expert; <b. Ida.
Mich., Apr. 22, 1873; s. Byron Montgomery and Loraine
(Jones) Wilcox; ed. high sch., Ypsilanti, .Mich., 1887-
1S89; Univ. of Mich. (Ann Arbor), 1S90-1S95; A.B.,
1894, AM., 1S95; Columbia Univ., Ph.D.,1896; m. Ann
Arbor, Mich., Feb. 22, 1898, Mina May Gates; children:
Helen Wanda, b. 1S99; Paul Harlan, b. 1906; Emily
Katherine, b. 190S; Willard Irving, b. 1912. Sec. of
Press Com. of Citizens' Union, 1897, in first Greater
New York campaign; sec. Cleveland Municipal Ass'n,
1897-189S; sec. Civic Club of Grand Rapids, 1902-1905;
sec. Detroit Municipal League, 1905-1907; Editor Civic
News, 1905-1907; Chief of Bureau of Franchises. Pub-
lic Service Comm'n for First Dist., N. Y., 1907-1913,
now franchise and public-utility expert. Progressive.
Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Am. Economic Ass'n, Ajn.
Polit. Science Ass'n, Acad, of Polit. Science. Am. Acad,
of Polit Science (Phila.); Nat. Municipal League.
Recreation: Fruit farming. Author: Municipal Gov't
in Mich. & Ohio, 1896: The Study of City Gov't, 1897;
Ethical Marriage, 1900; The American City, 1904; The



Government of Great American Cities, 1908; Great
Cities in America, 1910; Municipal Franchises (2
vols.), 1910, 1911; Government by All the People, 1912;
and many articles and addresses on city gov't and
public utilities. Residence: 75 Gleane St., Elmhurst,
N. Y. Address: 93 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

WILCOX, DE WITT GILBERT

Physician, surgeon; b. Akron, O., Jan. 15, 185S; s.
David G. and Hannah (Whitney) Wilcox; ed. Akron
High Sch., Cleveland Homoe. Med. Coll., M.D., 1880;
sp'l course in surgery and surg. pathology, London,
18S2-1S83, including six months as resident house sur-
geon at London Temperance Hosp.; m. Jennie Irene
Green, of Alfred, N. Y.; children: Margaret, b. 1884;
Helen, b. 1SSS; John Maxen, b. 1891; DeWitt Gifford,
b. 1896. Practised at Akron. O., 1880-1882 and 1883-
1887; organized there the Summit Co. Homoe. Med.
Soc; since 1887 practising medicine at Buffalo; sur-
geon to Buffalo Homoe. Hosp. since 1888, and since
1890 has conducted own private hosp., under name
Lexington Heights Hosp.; connected with staff of Erie
Co. Hosp. from its inception, formerly as visiting sur-
geon, now visiting gynecologist. In Mar., 1909, called
to Boston to become identified with Boston Univ. Sch.
of Medicine, as prof, of gynecology. Pres. Am. Inst.
Homoeopathy, mem. N. Y. State Homce. Med. Soc. (ex-
pres. and ex-sec), Western N. Y. State Homoe. Med.
Soc (ex-pres.), Mass. State Med. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n;
hon. mem. Ohio State Homoe. Med. Soc. and Mich.
State Homoe. Med. Soc. Baptist (deacon). Address:
410 Boylston St., Boston, Mass.

WILCOX, HERBERT BUDINGTON

Physician; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 1, 1874; s. George
and Mary (Budington) Wilcox; ed. Andover, Mass.,
1889-1894, Yale, A.B., 1898: Coll. Phys. and Surg.. N. Y.
City, M.D., 1902; m. Summit, N. J., Nov. 25, 1905, Louise
Geer; three sons: Herbert Budington, Jr., b. 1908;
Geer, b. Jan. 6, 1910; George Gunton, b. Nov. 25, 1911.
Adjunct attending physician, Bellevue Hosp.; attend-
ing physician Manhattan Eye and Ear Hosp.; physi-
cian to Vanderbilt Clinic, Children's Dep't. Republi-
can; Congregationalist. Mem. N. Y. Pathol. Soc, Am.
Pediatric Soc, Soc Alumni of St. Luke's Hosp., N. Y.
Acad. Medicine, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Club: Yale.
Address: 159 E. 70th St., N. Y. City.

WILCOX, MARRION

Author; b. Augusta, Ga., 1858; s. Daniel Hand and
Frances Louisa (Ansley) Wilcox; grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B., 1878; Hamilton, LL.B., 1880; also Jena, Heidel-
berg, and Berlin Univs.; m. N. Y., 1885, Eleanor Ger-
trude Patricia Sanchez; children: Mrs. Robert Faulk-
ner Putnam, Eleanor Hand. Instr. at Yale Univ., 1884-
1886; prominent as advocate of fair play to Cuba, 1902,
successfully defending principle of reciprocity in this
country, and urging concessions from polit. leaders
and econ. ass'ns of Cuba. Has traveled extensively in
'Europe and Latin America. Contb'r Bulletin of Am.
Geog. Soc, The Americana, and many reviews and
magazines. Author: A Short History of War with
Spain: Sketches in Spain, England, and Italy, Harper's
History of the War in the Philippines, 1900. Devotes
his attention, more recently, to the study and criti-
cism of art. Recreations: Out of door sports. Club:
Yale (mem. Library Com.). Address: 30 W. 44th St.,
N. Y. City.

WILCOX, REYNOLD WEBB

Physician; b. Madison, Conn., March 29, 1856: s. Col.
Vincent Meigs and Catherine Millicent (Webb) Wil-
cox; grad. Yale, A.B., 1878; Hobart Coll., A.M., 1881,
Harvard Univ., M.D., 1881, Maryville Coll., LL.D., 1892.
Pres. Med. B'd and consulting physician to St. Mark's
Hosp.; formerly prof, medicine. N. Y. Post-Grad. Med.
Sch. and Hosp., 1890-1908; consulting physician, Nas-
sau Hosp. Independent in politics; Episcopalian. Pres.
Am. Ass'n. Med. Jurisprudence, Soc. Med. Jurispru-
dence, Med. Ass'n Greater City of N. Y. ; mem. Soc. of
Am. Wars, Soc. of Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution,
Soc. of War of 1812, Mil. Order of Loyal Legion. Clubs:
Metropolitan, Church. Address: 679 Madison Av., N. Y.
City.

WILDER, GEORGE WARREN

Lawyer, publisher; b. Sterling, Mass., Mar. 29, 1866;
s Jones Warren and Jane E. (Raymore) Wilder; ed.
Worcester (Mass.) High Sch., Amherst Coll., B.A., 1889;
studied law at Columbia Coll.: m. Fitchburg, Mass.,
Dec, 1892. Gertrude Chaplin Stowe; children: Ger-
trude Wilder, b. 1897; George Warren, Jr., b. 1901;
Stowe, b. 1904; Donald, b. 1905; Helen, b. 1912. Ad-
mitted to bar. May. 1891, but later became connected
with Butterick Publishing Co., Lt'd: promoted, organ-
izer and pres. Butterick Co.. The Delineator, and other
publications. Address: Butterick Bld'g, N. Y. City.



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WILDER, MARK SHELDON

Banker, financier; b. Watertown, N. T., July 7, 18G2;
s. George J. and Marcia V. (Sheldon) Wilder; ed. pub-
lic schs.; m. Woodville, N. Y., Oct. 18, 1887, May Con-
verse; children: Harry C, Helen. One of organizers
and Cashier 15 years Carthage Nat. Bank; v.-p. since
1902; pres. Malone Light & Power Co., Franklin Co.
Hydraulic Corp'n, Oswegatchie Hydraulic Power Co.,
Harrisville Light & Power Co., Diana Paper Co. Wa-
tertown Ice Co.; one of organizers and dir. Glenfield &
Western R. R. Co.. Carthage Sulphite Pulp Co., Malone
Paper Co., West End Paper Co., and manv others. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Mason. Clubs: Black River Val-
ley, AVatertown. Address: Watertown. N. T.

WILDER, MARSHALL P.

Entertainer; b. Geneva, N. T., Sept. 19, 1859; ed. In
public schools of Hartford, Conn.. Rochester, N. T. and
N. Y. City; m. N. Y. City, June 24, 1903 Sophia Cornell
Hanks: .children: Grace Isabel, Marshall P., Jr. Started
in business of professional entertaining in 1SS0; en-
gaged in lyceum work successfully, traveling the en-
tire U. S. until 1S99; in that year entered vaudeville,
opening at Proctor's 23d St. Theatre; has made fifteen
trips to London since 1884, appeared before King and
Queen on many occasions. Made a tour of world, 1904-
1905. giving successful entertainments in Japan. China,
Manila. Ceylon and Egypt. Mem. St. Cecile Lodge, An-
cient Chapter. Columbia Commanderv, Mecca Temple.
Author: People I've Smiled With: Sunny Side of the
Street; Smiling Around the World. Club: Lambs. Ad-
dress: Lambs Club, N. T. City.

WILDER, WILLIAM ROYAL

Lawyer; b. Saratoga Springs, N. T., June 30, 1858;
s. Royal G. Wilder (of Malone, N. Y.1 and Eliza J.
(Smith) Wilder, of West Rutland, Vt.; ed. Courtlandt
Saunders Inst., Philadelphia, 1870-1872; Elizabeth ON.
J.) Classical Sch., 1S72-1S75, Princeton Coll., A.B. 1879
and A.M. Columbia Coll. Law School LL.B., 1882; m
Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 26, 1896. Mrs. Emily L. (Beecherl
Wilder. Actively engaged in practice of law in N. Y
City and State since 1882: mem. law firm Wilder Ewen
& Patterson. Lived in Kohlapur, India, until 1870 as
parents were missionaries; has traveled over Europe,
Egypt, U.S., Cuba and Mexico, on various occasions.
Dir. Gotham Nat. Bank of N. Y. Democrat; Presbv'n
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.. N. Y. Countv Lawyers'
Ass'n, Soc. Medical Jurisprudence. Sec. Class of '79'
mem. Graduate Council of Princeton Univ. Recreation-
Pursuing agriculture in Conn. Clubs: Princeton Hard-
ware, N. Y. Athletic, Underwriters Princeton (Phila )
Nassau (Princeton). Residence: 260 W. 76th St. Coun-
try house, "The Birches," Stratford, Conn. Address:
45 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

WILDMAN, EDWIN

Editor and writer; b. Corning, N. Y., May 9, 1868; s.
Rev. Edwin and Helen P. (Rounsevelle) Wildman; ed.
Elmira Acad., Elmira, N. Y. ; Tennessee Wesleyan
Sem., Lima, N. Y., and Phillips Acad., Exeter, N. H.;
entered Harvard Univ. after leaving Phillips Acad.,
but left college to become manager of the Tribune,
at Rome, Ga., afterward editor and proprietor of
Elmira Echoes, two years special correspondent of
Leslie's Weekly, N. Y. City; appt'd 1897, vice and dep-
uty consul-gen. of U. S. at Hong Kong, special war
correspondent in Philippines, 1898-1900, and chief of
Asiatic staff and special comm'r with Allied Troops in
China at the Relief of Pekin and the Boxer uprising,
1900-1901, for N. Y. Journal, Chicago American and
San Francisco Examiner. Secured at Manila, interview
with Admiral Dewey, in which he declined to accept
the nomination for the Presidency; sent to U. S. the
first news of the relief of the Legations at Pekin; se-
cured interview with Marquis Ito. in which that states-
man first urged concerted policy of the powers, and
the withdrawal of troops from China; contributor to
leading newspapers and magazines on the Eastern and
Philippine questions. Author: Aguinaldo: a Narrative
of Filipino Ambitions. 1901; Wireless, the Fly-Aways
Wireless Entanglement, and other short stories. Spe-
cial correspondent N. Y. World, 1903-1904; pres. Wild-
man Magazine and News Service (N. Y. Citv). Clubs:
Republican, Economic, Dunwoodie Cbuntrv (Dun-
woodie, N. Y.). Address: 118 E. 28th St., N. Y. City.

WILE, IRA SOLOMON

Physician; b. Rochester, N. Y., Nov. 29. 1877; s Sol-
omon and Amelia (Meyer) Wile: grad. Univ. of Roch-
ester, 1898 A.B.. B.S., 1908, M.S., Univ. of Pa., 1902,
M.D.: m. N. Y. City. 1902, Saida E. Rigbv: children:
Ira R.. Alan R., Rigby. Attending physician to Sani-
tarium for Hebrew Children: ass't pediatric dep'tVan-
derbilt Clinic. Editor: Medical Review of Reviews:
author: Sex Education: lecturer, Socitv Sanitary &
Moral Prophylaxis. Acting hosp. steward. U. S. A..
1898; mem. N. Y. B'd of Ed'n, 1912; mem. N. Y. Milk



Com. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Am. Med. Ed'n Ass'n,
Nat. Ass'n for Study Exceptional Children, Nat. Ass'n
Study and Prevention Infant Mortality, Am. Acad. Polit.
' nil Social Science. Am. Acad. Medicine. Mem. N. Y.
Sch. Lunch Com., N. Y. City Food Com., N. Y. Normal
Coll., Manhattanville Nursery Ass'n. Address: 230 W.
97th St.. N. Y. City.

WILES, IRVING RAMSAY

Artist, painter; b. Utica, N. Y., 1861; s. Lemuel M.
and Rachel (Ramsay) Wiles; ed. Sedgwick Inst., Great
Barrington, Mass; studied under William M. Chase, L.
M. Wiles, Carroll Beckwith and Carolus Duran; m. N.
Y. City, Mav Lee; one d. : Gladys Lee. Received hon-
ors for work from Nat. Acad, of Design, Soc. of Wash-
ington Artists. Soc. of Am. Artists, Am. Water Color
Soc; medals from Columbia Exp'n, Tennessee Centen-
nial, Paris Exp'n, Pan-Am. Exip'n, St. Louis Exp'n.
Academician Nat. Acad. Design; mem. Am. Water Color
Soc. Inst, of Arts and Sciences, Paris Soc of Am.
Artists. Ass'n of Portrait Painters, Ass'n of Mural
Painters. Olubs: Century, Lotos. Address: 130 W. 67th
St., N. Y. City.

WILEY, LOUIS

Publisher; b. Hornell, N. Y.. May 31, 1869; s. Benja-
min and Ernestine (Brickner) Wiley; ed. private sch..
Mt. Sterling, Ky. Reporter, The Post Express, Roches-
ter, N. Y., 1887-1893; business mg'r, The Post Express,
1893-1S95; editor and publisher, The Tidings, Roches-



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