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ter, N. Y., 1887-1893. Business mg'r N. Y. Times. Dir.
Edn'l Alliance. Mem. Soc. of the Genesee (ex-pres. and
dir.), Mexico (v.-p.), Japan, China (mem. Exec. Com.),
Steuben Soc. (v.-p.). Clubs: Daily Newspaper of
America (pres.). The Kentuckians, Pilgrims, Sphinx.
Manhattan, Lotos, City, Pan-American. Residence: The
Wvoming, 55th St. and 7th Av. Address: Times Bld'g,
N. Y. City.

WILEY, WILLIAM HALSTER

Civil eng'r, scientific publisher: b. N. Y. City,
July 10, 1842; s. John and Elizabeth B. (Osgood)
Wiley; grad. Coll. City of N. Y., A.B., 1861, Rensselaer
Poly. Inst, Trov, N. Y., C.E., 1866; m. Zanesville. O.,
1870, Joanna K. Clarke; one d.: Sara K., b. 1871.
Ass't eng'r Brooklyn Water Works. Croton Water
Works. Phila. & Reading R. R., Riverside Park, Chi-
cago; sup't of Tunnel Hill Coal Co., New Lexington,
O. Engaged in publishing scientific works since 1876;
mem. John Wilev & Sons, Inc. Served in Civil War
as 1st Lieut, of Independent Battery, N. Y. State Vols.,
1S62; capt. and major. 1863-1864. Mem. Township Com.,
East Orange, N. J., three years, and chm'n one year;
mem. Grand Jury of Essex Co.; State comm'r at La.
Purchase Exp'n; mem. 58th and 59th Congresses, and
again elected, 1908. to 61st Congress from the 8th
N. J. Dist. Republican; Congregatlonalist. Mem.
Am. Soc Civil Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs (and
mem. of council), Am. Inst, of Mining Eng'rs, Am.
Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, A.A.A.S., Mil. Order Loyal Legion.
Clubs: University, Engineers. Aldine, Republican,
Army and Navy (N. Y. City). University, Cosmos
(Washington, D. C). Essex Co. Country, Mountain
Golf. Recreation: Golf. Residence: East Orange, N.J.
Address: 432 Fourth Av., N. Y. City.

WILGUS, WILLIAM JOHN

Civil eng'r; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Nov. 20, 1865; s. Frank
A. and Margaret A. Wilgus; ed. Buffalo High Sch.
(academic diploma Univ. State of N. Y.), 1880-1883;
studied under civil eng'r in private practice, 1883-
1885; m. Hudson, Wis., March 1, 1892, May Reed;
children: Margaret Fitch, b. 1892, William John, b.
1S98. Occupied various positions from rodman to div.
eng'r Duluth & Iron Range R. R. in northern Minne-
princlpally on Chicago Great Western R'y, at Minne-
apolis and St. Paul, Minn.; St. Joseph and Kansas
City, Mo., and Chicago, HI., 1885-1893; also locating
eng'r, eng'r maintenance of wav. chief eng'r and v.-p.,
sota, 1892; with N. Y. C. & H. R. R. and leased lines,
successively as ass't eng'r, resident eng'r, chief ass't
eng'r, eng'r maintenance of way, chief eng'r and v.-p.,
1893-1907. In such capacities had charge of mainte-
nance and construction on N. Y. Central system, in-
cluding many new railroad extensions and improve-
ments; 'the complete regeneration of company's prop-
erty; reconstruction and enlargement of many ter-
minals, including the Grand Central Terminal, N. Y.
City; and change of motive power from steam to
electricity and gen. improvements in N. Y. Electric
Zone. Also chm'n Buffalo Union Station Com.; Elec-
tric Traction Comm'n. N. Y. C. & H. R. R. R.; chm'n
'Advisory B'd of Eng'rs Detroit River Tunnel of Michi-
gan Central R. R. and now in private practice. Mem.
Am. Soc. of Civil Eng'rs (Rowland Prize. 1909), Inst,
of Civil Eng'rs of Great Britain (Telford Medal, 1911),
Am. R'y Eng'ring Ass'n, St. Paul Soc. of Civil Eng'rs,



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Am. R'y Guild, N. E. Soc, S.A.R., Chamber of Com-
merce. Clubs: Century, Railroad. Address: 165
Broadway, N. Y. City.

WILKINS, HARTWELL A.

Merchant; b. Italy, Yates Co., N. Y., Jan. 21, 1845;
s. Andrew and Laura Jane (Barnes) Wilkins; ed.
common schools and Munro Collegiate Inst., Blbridge,
Onondaga Co., N. Y.; m. N. Y. City, Dec. 25, 1875, Adele
Smead; one son: Hartwell Horatio, b. 1884. .Lived in
Central N. Y. until 1861, when he enlisted in the 75th
N. Y. Vols., Sept. 24, 1861, at Auburn, N. Y., to serve
for three years; discharged Sept. 4, 1863, to accept
promotion and mustered in Sept. 24, 1863, at Port
Hudson, La., as 1st Lieut. Co. D, 17th Reg't Inf. Corps
d'Afrique (designation afterwards changed to 88th
U. S. Colored troops); mustered out Aug. 16, 1864, by
reason of discontinuance of the regiment. In business,
Norfolk, Va., 1864-1866, and Claremont, Va., August,
1868. Pres. B'd of Registration, 1867-1868, Surry Co.,
Va., under Reconstruction Acts. U. S. gauger and
insp. tobacco stationed in Henry and Patrick Counties,
Va., 1868; U. S. deputy collector Internal Revenue, 5th
District, Va., stationed at Lynchburg, Va., 1869-1871.
Removed to N. Y. City, April, 1871, and mem. firm
Clark & Wilkins, wood dealers, since June 14, 1871.
Republican; Baptist. Mem. Oratorio Soc. (2d v.-p.),
Alexander Hamilton Post, G. A. R., Mil. Order Loyal
Legion, Soc. Army of Potomac, Soc. 19th Army Corps,
Marshall Lodge 39 and Lynchburg Chapter 10, F. and
A. M., both of Lynchburg, Va. Clubs: Abingdon,
Army and Navy, Harlem Republican. Address: 34th
St. and 11th Av , N. Y. City.

WILLCOX, STEPHEN K.

Farmer and stock breeder; b. Smyrna, Chenango
County, N. Y., Aug. 10 1858; s. Thomas L. and Cath-
erine B. (Stover) Willcox; ed. dist. and village sch.
and Eastman Business Coll. Has for many years bred
and raised Holstein-Friesian cattle and white Leg-
horn fowls; has sold and shipped fowls to all parts
of U. S., Canada, Trinidad, Germany, Ireland and
South Africa. Has been treas. of Chenango Co., N. Y.,
for six years; on Republican Co. Com. 26 years, having
been chm'n and now being sec. and treas.; delegate
to eight Republican State Convs. ; has held various
town offices for 25 years. Republican. Mem. Norwich
Club, Norwich, N. Y. Address: Smyrna, Chenango
Co., N. Y.

WILLCOX, WALTER FRANCIS

Statistician; b. Reading, Mass., March 22, 1861;
s. Rev. William H. (D.D.) and Annie Holmes (Goode-
now) Willcox; grad. Reading High Sch., 1877, Phillips
Acad., Andover (valedictorian). 1SS0. Amherst Coll,
A.B. (with honors), 1884, A.M., 1888, LL.D., 1906; instr.
in Latin. Amherst Coll., 18S5; student in Columbia
Univ., Schs. of Law and Polit. Science, 1885-1887
(Seligman fellow, 18S6-1887), LL.B., Columbia, 1887;
Ph.D., 1891; admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1887; instr. in
philosophy and lecturer on law, Amherst, 1887-1SS8;
graduate student in theology and philosophy, Yale,
1888-1889, Univ. of Berlin, 1889-1890; m. Akron, O.,
Mar. 30, 1892, Alice E. Work. Instr. in philosophy
Cornell Univ., 1891-<1892, ass't prof, social science and
statistics, 1892-1894; asso. prof., 1894-1898; prof., 1898-
1901; since 1901, prof, polit. economy and satisfies,
Cornell Univ., and 1902-1907, dean of Faculty of Arts
and Sciences. At Washington as chief statistician 'n
charge of Div. of Methods and Results, U. S. Census
Office (Twelfth Census), 1899-1901. Delegate repre-
senting U. S. at 11th Internat. Congress of Hygiene
and Demography at Brussels, 1903; 9th meeting of
Internat. Statist. Inst, at Berlin, 1903; 10th meeting
at London, 1905; 12th meeting at Paris, 1909. Mem.
Am. Econ. Ass'n (formerly sec), Am. Statist. Ass'n,
A. A. A. S., Royal Statist. Soc, Psi Upsilon and Fhi
Delta Theta fraternities. Author: The Divorce Prob-
lem, A Study in Statistics (doctor's thesis), published
by Columbia Univ., 1891, (2d edition, 1897); Supple-
mentary Analysis and Derivative Tables, Twelfth
Census, 1906 (Gov't Printing office), also essays, arti-
cles in periodicals and cyclopedias, census reports and
bulletins. Clubs: Cosmos (W ashington), Century,
City (N. Y. City). Address: Cornell University,
Ithaca, N. Y.

WILLCOX, WILLIAM GOODENOW

Insurance broker; b. Heading, Mass., Feb. 8, 1859;
s. William H. and Annie (Goodenow) Willcox; ed.
public schools of Reading and State Normal Sch.,
Bridgewater, Mass.; m. May 28, 1889, Mary Otis Gay;
children: Henry, b. 1890; Sydney Gay, b. 1892; Eliza-
beth Neall, b. 1899; Anna Goodenow, b. 1903. Has
been engaged In the insurance business in N. Y. since
1884; partner of firm Albert Willcox & Co., 1887-1906.
upon the death of Albert Willcox, Aug. 13, 190o. Was
largely instrumental in organizing the coru'n of Will-



cox, Peck & Hughes to succeed to the brokerage and
adjusting business of Albert Willcox & Co., Charles E.
and W. F. Peck and Walker & Hughes. V.-p. and dir.
Willcox, Peck & Hughes; dir. Assurance Co. of
America, International Ins. Co., Metropolitan Trust
Co., Battery Park Nat. Bank; mem. Advisory Com.
(Staten Island branch) of Corn Exchange Bank. Pres.
S. R. Smith Infirmary; pres. B'd of Trustees Staten
Island Acad.; trustee and treas. Investment Com. of
Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Inst.; treas. Rich-
mond Co. Soc. for the Prevention of Cruelty to Chil-
dren; pres. Staten Island Civic League, mem. N. Y.
B'd of Ed'n. Clubs: Staten Island, Richmond Co.
Country, Down Town, City (N. Y. City). Residence:
West New Brighton, S. I., N. Y. Address: 3 S. William
St., N. Y. City.

WILLCOX, WILLIAM R.

Lawyer; ex-chm'n Public Service Comm'n, N. Y. C;
b. Smyrna, N. Y., April 11, 1863; s. Thomas L. and
Catherine B. (Stover) Willcox; ed. State Normal Sch.,
Brockport, N. Y., and Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1S86,
A.M., 1904 Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1889; m. N. Y.
City Jan. 21, 1904, Martha J. Havemeyer. Was princi-
pal of Webster Acad, and Spring Valley High Sch.
Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1890, and engaged in practice
in N. Y. City. Wrote several treatises on polit. and
social economy and interested in edn'l progress on
East Side of N. Y. City. Republican nominee for Con-
gress against O. H. P. Belmont in 13th Dist, 1900;
appt'd park comm'r t>y Mayor Low, 1901, and served
through that administration; appt'd postmaster of
N. Y. City, entered upon duties Jan., 1905, and served*
until July 1, 1907, when appt'd chm'n Public Service
Comm'n by Gov. Hughes, which position held over 5
years. Trustee Presby'n Hosp. Clubs: Union League,
Century, N. Y. Yacht, Republican, Alpha Delta Phi.
Residence: 635 Park Av. Address: 165 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

WILLETS, ELMORE ABRAM

Farmer, banker, oil producer; b. Bradford, Pa., Sept.
S, 1861; s. Isaac and Harriet (Ayres) Willets; g. s. of
Atiram and Henrietta (Frost) Willets, who were
Friends (Quakers), and went from L. I. to Aurora N.
Y., in 1822; ed. Phillips Andover Acad.; grad. Yale
Univ., Ph.B., 1884; pres. and dir. Citizens' Nat. Bank.
Wellsville, N. Y.; Willets Oil Co. (partnership); mem.
and dir. State Bank of Belmont, N. Y., since 1888; ad-
ministrator of the Isaac Willets Estate, which is one
of the largest landholding estates in N. Y. State. Has
traveled extensively in the United States. Europe,
Syria, Egypt North Africa and South America. Dir.
Real Estate Trust Co., Washington, Pa., Buffalo Com-
mercial Fire Ins. Co.; dir. Citizens' Nat. Bank, of
Wellsville, N. Y.; Willets Oil Co. (partnership); mem.
Am. Museum of Natural History, Am. Humane Ass'n.
Am. Geog. Soc. of New York, Luther Burbank Soc, Nat.
Geog. Soc, Nat. Municipal League; Am. Civic Ass'n.
Am. Forestry Ass'n, Pa. Forestry Ass'n, Am. Acad.
Polit. and Social Science, Nat. Child Labor Com. Nat.
Red Cross Soc. Delta Psi fraternity. Trustee West-
ern N. Y. Soc for the Protection of Homeless and De-
pendent Children. Recreation: Traveling. Clubs:
Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Country, Civic, Athletic (Pitts-
burgh, Pa.), University (N. Y. City), St. Anthony (N.
Y. City). Address: Belmont, N. Y.

WILLGUSS, RALPH ORVILLE

Lawyer; b. Red Bank, N. J., April 27, 1886; s. De-
lancy W. and Emma L. (Clayton) Willguss; ed. Model
Sch., Trenton, N. J., N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1908; m.
Oneonta. N. Y., July 5, 1911 Bess Mosher; one d.: Eliza-
beth Mosher, b. Sept. 15, 1913. Mem. bar States of N.
Y. and N. J. Associated with ex-Judge Henry A. Gil-
dersleeve in practice. Democrat. Residence: 34 Hud-
son Av. Red Bank, N. J. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y.
City.
WILLIAMS, ARTHUR

Electrical eng'r; b. Norfolk, Va., Aug. 14, 1868; s.
Rev. Christopher S. and Hannah Sanford (Rogers)
Williams; ed. private and public schs. of Hartford.
Conn., and N. Y. City; unmarried. Entered service of
N. Y. Edison Co., Feb., 1885, as ass't in Chem. Meter
Dep't; sup't of interior construction, 18S7; electrician
of co., 1S87-1888; sup't Third Dist, 1SS8; of Under-
ground Dep't, 1889; gen. insp., 1S98; gen. agent, 1893;
has exercised functions of both gen. inspector's and
gen. agents dep't, since that time. Pres. Elec Show
Co.. N. Y. Edison Savings & Loan Ass'n; v.-p. Y'onkers
Elec Light & Power Co.; dir. Broadway Trust Co.,
Flatbush Branch. Commanding officer N. Y. Vol.
Forces, Mining Harbor of N. Y., during Spanish-Am.
War. Republican; Methodist. Fellow Am. Inst. Elec.
Eng'rs; mem. Nat. Electric Light Ass'n (past pres.).
Illuminating Eng'ring Soc. (past v.-p.), Ass'n of
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(past pres.), Electric Vehicle Ass'n of America (past
pres.). N. Y. Electric Vehicle Ass'n (pres.), Technical
Publicity Ass'n, Nat. Geog. Soc, A. A. A. S. Am. Acad.
Polit. and Social Science, Municipal Art Soc. (v. -p.),
Am. Museum of Safety (pres. and trustee), Met. -Mu-
seum of Art, Soc. for Protection of the Adirondacks,
Nat. Ass'n of Corp'n Schs. (pres.), Franklin Inst.
(Philadelphia), Electro-Chemical Soc. Internat. Eng'r-
ing Congress. Comite Permanent des Congres Inter-
nationale des Habitations a Bon Marche. Statist.
Ass'n of Paris, Improved Dwellings Soc. of Paris. Am.
Section Internat. Dwellings Congress, Internat. Ass'n
of Social Ins., Internat. Law Ass'n (London), N. Y.
Zool. Soc, Efficiency Soc, Economic Ass'n, Broadway
Ass'n, Safety First Soc, Nat. Council for Industrial
Safety (dir.), N. E. Soc, Chamber of Commerce, Fifth
Av. Ass'n, Merchants' Ass'n, Nat. Civic Federation, N.
V. Commercial Tercentenary Comm'n. Decorated bv
French Gov't, Officer de L'lnstruction Publique, and
by King of Spain, Knight of Roval Order of Isabel,
the Catholic. Clubs: Union League, Lotos, Engineers,
Press, Nat. Arts, N. T. Squash, N. T. Boston Terrier
(past pres.). Nassau Country, Twilight, Lake Placid,
Lawyers, City (Yonkers), Aero of America. [Riding
and Driving (Brooklyn), Upanira (Brooklyn), Pil-
grims. Touring of France, Am. Universities (London).
Residence: 531 Fifth Av. Address: 55 Duane St., N Y.
City.

WILLIAMS, CHARLES M.

Lawyer; b. Rochester, N. Y., April 30, 1851; s.
Charles H. and Susan W. (Miller) Williams; grad.
Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1S71; 1st Davis Medal at
graduation commencement Phi Beta Kappa attended
Albany Law Sen., 1S74; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 3,
1SS1, Mary W. Samson; one d., Susie M., b. Nov. 12,
1894. Engaged in practice of law since June 11, 1S75.
Mem. B'd of Ed'n, Rochester. N. Y., 1S79-1S81; ass't in
corp'n counsel's office, Rochester, N. Y., 1881-1883.
Sec. B'd Trustees. Univ. of Rochester since 1891.
Traveled in Europe. Republican; Baptist. Mem. Phi
Beta Kappa. Psi Upsilon fraternities; pres. Rochester
Bar Ass'n (1902), Younondio Dodge No. 163, F. and A.
M. (past-master); treasurer of said lodge since 1902;
Monroe Commandery, K. T. No. 12 (past-commander);
Hamilton Chapiter, F. and A. M. (treas.); Rochester
Baptist Social Union (pres., 18S9-1890). Club: Uni-
versity (Rochester). Address: 709-10 Wilder B'ldg..
Rochester, N. Y.

WILLIAMS, CHARLES P.

Lawyer; b. Lyons, N. Y., Feb. 19, 1870; s. (Rev.) Wil-
liam H. and Adriana D. (Hotchkiss) Williams; ed.
public and high schs., Lyons and Rochester, until
1887; m. Lyons. N. Y., Dec. 1, 1901, Frances A. Sisson;
children: Ellen S., b. 1903, Clara K., b. 1905. With
Westinghouse Co., 1887-1890; admitted to bar. X. Y.
State, 1895. Police Justice, Lyons, N. Y., 1896-1904;
chm'n Dem. County Com., Wayne Co., 1902-1907; mem.
Dem. State Com. for 42d Dist.; first deputy att'y-gen.
State of N. Y.. 1907-19OS. Treas. and dir H. G. Hotch-
kiss Essential Oil Co., Elmwood Cemetery, Lyons, N.
Y, Postmaster, Humanity Lodge No. 406, F. and A. M.
(Lyons); mem. Redmen, Woodmen, Exec. Com., B'd of
Trade. Address: Lyons, Wayne Co., N. Y.

WILLIAMS, CHARLES SPENCER

Sup't of schools; b. Greece Monroe County, N. Y.,
Mar. 30, 1870; s. William B and Ella I. (Coleman) Wil-
liams; ed. Brockport State Normal Sch., N. Y. Cornell
Univ., A.B.; m. Livonia, N. Y., June 2S, 1893, Ella E.
Hoyt; children: Jessie E., 'b. 1890, Alice M., b. 1902.
Principal of schools at Hilton, N. Y., Livonia, N Y.,
Groton, N. Y., Chatham, N. Y.: sup't schools, Hudson
N. Y. Mem. M. E. Ch. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa; F. and
A. M. No. 7; R. A. M. Chapter No. 6, Commandery No.
7, Royal Arcanum No. 210S. Address: Hudson, N. I.

WILLIAMS, CHAUNCEY PRATT

Adjutant Gen of Div., N. G. N. Y., grade of Lieut.
Col. (brevet Brig. Gen.); b. Albany, N. Y., Dec. 6, 1860;
grad. Albany Boys' Acad., 1879; Sheffield Scientific
Sch., Yale Univ., Ph.D., 1882; Albany Daw Sch., L.L.B.,
1883; m. Albany, N. Y.. Mar. 9, 1SS6. Emma McClure;
children: Elizabeth McClure. Alice, Chauncey Pratt, Jr.
Traveled in Europe, U S. and British possessions in
America. In service 28 years in N.G.N. Y., in line
and staff, from private to colonel. Republican: Pres-
by'n. Charter mem. Order of Founders and Patriots
of America, mem. Sons of Revolution (Empire State
Soc). Recreations: Big game hunting, fishing, ex-
ploring, athletics, rowing, etc. Address: 284 State St.,
Albany, N. Y.

WILLIAMS, CLARK

Former State Comptroller; b. Canandaigua, N. Y.,
1870; s. Capt. George N. Williams (a banker for many
years in Canandaigua), g.-s. Myron H. Clark (Gov. of



N. Y. State, 1855-1S56); ed. Canandaigua Acad., grad.
Williams Coll., 1892. Accepted a position in First Nat.
Bank, N. Y. Subsequently became clerk in N. Y. Guar-
anty & Indemnity Co. and was in its employ for a
year. Following this became an official of U. S. Mort-
gage & Trust Co. as ass't sec, ass't treas. and v.-p
Resigned position in U. S. Mortgage & Trust Co. ir
order to participate, in 1905, in org'n of Columbia
Trust Co., of which became v.-p., which position held
until Oct. 23, 1907, when appt'd sup't of Banks by Gov
Hughes. Was pres. of trust co. section of Am. Bank-
ers Ass'n, 1906, and mem. Exec. Council, for 4 years
preceding his apptm't as Sup't of Banks. In 1909 re-
signed position as Sup't of Banks, and app't State
Comptroller. Trustee Williams Coll.; trustee and
treas. Teachers' Coll. Mem. Loyal Legion, Sons of
Revolution. Clubs: Union, University, Union League.
Address: 293 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

WILLIAMS, EDWARD GILBERT

Civil eng'r; b. Essex, Conn., May 8, 1865; s. Capt. Gil-
bert and Harriet Gauntlett (Gubb) Williams; ed. Rus-
sell Sch., New Haven, Conn.; grad. Yale Univ., Ph.B.,
1887; m. N. Y. City, July 25, 1897, Alma Heitmann;
children: Gilbert, b. 1S98; Norman F., b. 1899; Edward
W., b. 1908. Ass't and resident eng'r Burlington &
Mo. River R. R., 1887-1891; eng'r and sup't railroad
construction, 1892-1893; examining mining and rail-
road properties, South America, 1893; sup't construc-
tion, 1894-1896; gen. mg'r and chief eng'r Caribbean
Manganese Co., Republic of Columbia. S. A., 1896-1903;
construction sup't and chief eng'r The N. Y. Conti-
nental Jewell Filtration Co., 1903-1909; chief eng'r
Long Island Motor Parkway and Lakeville Holding &
Development Co., 1907-1913; chief eng'r Rirtgefield Land
Co., 1907-1913; construction mg'r J. G. White & Co.,
Inc., 1909-1913; v.-p. and dir. The J. G. White Eng'ring
Corp'n, and J. G. White Eng'ring Co., since June, 1913;
advisory eng'r Yale Com. of Twenty-one, construc-
tion Yale Stadium, 1913; pres. and dir. Tunnel Con-
crete Co.; dir. Dong Island Motor Parkway. Mem. Am.
Soc. of Civil Eng'rs, Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Wash-
ington Soc. Eng'rs, Sons of Revolution. Clubs: En-
gineers (N. Y.), Lawyers (N. Y.), Crescent (Brooklyn),
University (Washington. D. C). Residence: 125 Co-
lumbia Heights. Brooklyn. Address: 43 Exchange
Place, N. Y. City.

WILLIAMS, EDWARD HUNTINGTON

Physician; b. Durand, 111., Nov. 1, 1868; s. Edward
Jenner Williams, M.D., and Orilla N. (Webster) Will-
iams; ed. State Univ. of Iowa, M.D., 1892, and N. Y.
City; m. Nov. 3, 1906, D. Beatrice Michau. Has served
as ass't physician of State Hosp. for Insane at Mattea-
wan, N". Y., and ass't physician of Manhattan State
Hosp., N. Y. City. Formerly asso. prof, pathology and
bacteriology, Univ. of Iowa; asso. editor Encyclopedia
Britannica (10th edition). Author (with Dr. Henry
Smith Williams); A History of Science, the Wonders
of Science in Modern Life (10 vols., 1912); the Walled
City (1913), etc. Address: 120 W. 32d St., N. Y. City.

WILLIAMS, EMMONS LEVI

Treas. Cornell Univ.; b. Binghamton, N. Y., Jan. 10.
1854; s. Aaron and Rebecca B. Williams; ed. Bingham-
ton High Sch. and Lowell's Commercial Coll.; m. 1st,
Mar. 5, 1878, Nettie S. Crans (died Jan. 7, 1906); m.
2d, Nov. 26, 1907, Mrs. Mary T. E. Cornell. Entered
business office of Cornell University, Jan., 1872, as
ass't treas., promoted to acting treas., Oct., 1879, and
treas., 1885; sec. B'd Trustees Cornell Univ. since 1893.
Dir. and 1st v.-p. Ithaca Trust Co.; 2d v.-p. Ithaca
Savings Bank. Dir. First Nat. Bank of Ithaca; chm'n
Sinking Fund Comm'n, City of Ithaca. Mason and
Knight Templar. Mem. Protective Fire Police. Clubs:
Town and Gown, Country. Residence: 608 State St.
Address: Cornell Univ., Ithaca, N. Y.

WILLIAMS, FRANKLIN DELANO

Merchant; b. Shanghai, China Aug. 28, 1858; s.
Franklin Delano and Mary (Nelson) Williams; ed. pri-
vate sch. and Boston Datin Sch.; m. Boston, Mass.,
.Tune 24, 1885, Ruth Morse; one d. Mary Nelson. Mem.
firm Wellington Sears & Co., dry goods comm'n mer-
chants. Served 10 years in Mass. Militia. Republi-
can; Episcopalian. Mem. Sons of Revolution. Clubs:
Metropolitan. Union League. Calumet, Merchants, Army
and Navy. Residence: 4 E. 81st St. Address: 66 Worth
St., N. Y. City.

WILLIAMS, FREDERICK BALLARD

Artist; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1871; s. John R. and Jen-
nie R. (Conover) Williams; ed. public schools Mont-
clair and Bloomfield, N. J.; m. Bloomfield, N. J.. Oct.
16. 1901, Marian G. Duncan; one son: Duncan Ballard
Williams, b. 1904. After three or four years' study in
N. Y. schs. began to paint professionally about 1893.
Traveled in England and France. 1905. Pictures in
Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and Sciences, Buffalo Acad.,
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George A. Hearn, Wra. T. Evans, Alexander C. Hum-
phrey, Burton Mansfield, J. J. Albright, etc.; also in
Met. Museum of Art, Lotos Club and National Arts
Club. Studios in N. Y. since 1901. Bronze medal,
Pan. -Am. Exp'n; gold medal Nat. Acad, of Design.
Clubs: Lotos, Salmagundi (N. Y), Water Color, Nat.
Arts. Address: 27 W. 67th St., N. Y. City.

WILLIAMS, GEORGE

Sales specialist, Gas & Electric Corp'ns; b. Bronte,
Can., March 23, 1S73. Served in U. S. V., iwith 1st Inf.,
at Siege of Santiago, July, 1898. Mg'r New Business
Dept's, of Doherty Gas, Electric & Traction Corp'ns.
Author: New Business Methods, Vol. I, 1905, Vol. II,
1906, Vol. Ill, 1909. Knight Templar, Shriner. Mem.
N. E. L. A., N. C. G. A. Address: 60 Wall St, N. Y
City.

WILLIAMS, GEORGE VAN SICLEN

'Public Service comm'r, lawyer; b. Rockland, N. Y
June 6, 1869; s. C. C. and Mary Janette (Jocelyn) Will-
iams; ed. public schs., Albany Law Sch., class 1890;
m. Brooklyn, 1896, Mae Louise Caree. Took up prac-
tice of law with father, at Sidney, N. Y.; located N. Y.
City after death of father, 1892; junior partner in firm
Dailey & Williams, now continued under name Will-
iams & Richardson. Was chm'n Law Com., Kings Co.
Dem. Org'n; first counsel to Conservation Comm'n of
State of N. Y., which resigned upon apptm't as Public
Service comm'r. Democrat. Residence: 104 Lefferts
PI., Brooklyn. Address: 55 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

WILLIAMS, HARRISON

Manufacturer; b. Avon, O., Mar. 16, 1873; s. Everett
E. "Williams; ed. Schs. of Elyria, O.; m. Aug. 4, 1900,
Katharine Gordon Breed of Pittsburgh. Trustee and
mem. Exec. Com. Neurol. Inst, of N. Y. City. Mem.
Exec. Com. and dir. Am. Gas & Electric Co.. Federal
Light & Traction Co., N. Y. City; dir. Albuquerque
Electric Power Co., Albuquerque Gas, Electric Light
& Power Co., N. Mex. ; Atlantic City Electric Co., N. J.;
Auburn Light, Heat & Power Co., Auburn Subway
& Electric Co., Auburn, N. Y. ; Bridgeport Electric
Light & Power Co., Bridgeport, O. ; Canton Electric
Co., Canton, O.; Consumers Electric Co., Wheeling, W.
Va.; Economy Light, Heat & Power Co., Scranton, Pa.;
Grays Harbor Ry. & Light Co., Aberdeen, Wash.;
Hobart Light & Power Co., Hobart, Okla. ; Lackawanna
Light Co., Scranton, Pa.; Las Vegas Light & Power
Co., Las Vegas Transit Co., Las Vegas, N. Mex.;



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