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Mem. Arm of Speyer Co.; dir. Swiss Bankvereln; Elec
Securities Co.; Nat. R'ys of Mexico; Mexican Central
R. It ; Mo., Kansas & Texas R. R. ; was officer in Ger-
man Cuirassier Reg't. Clubs: Automobile of America,
City, City Midday, Railroad, Westchester Country,
Deutscher Verein. Address: Ritz Carlton Hotel, N. Y.
City.

WINTERS, JOSEPH E.

Physician; b. Minnisink, N. Y., Jan 11, 1850; N. Y.
University, M.D., 1872, tutor of anatomy N. Y. Univ.,
1872-1873; demonstrator of anatomy M.D., N. Y Univ.,
1873-1885; house surgeon, Bellevue Hosp., 1873-1874;
house physician ass't, Bellevue Hosp., 1874-1875; cur-
ator Bellevue Hosp., 1875-1879; lecturer on diseases
of children, N. Y. Univ., 1881-1884; clinical prof, of dis-
eases of children, 1S84-1891; prof, diseases of children,
1891-1898; prof, diseases of children, Cornell Univ.
Med. Coll., since 1898; visiting physician to Demilt
Dispensary, since 1882. Mem. Acad, of Medicine,
County Med. Soc. N. Y. Clinical Soc. Author of many
works on diphtheria, croup and children's diseases.
Clubs: City, Riding. Address: 25 W. 37th St., N. Y.
City.

WINTHROP, BEEKMAN

Banker; b. Orange, N. J. Sept. 18, 1874; s. Robert
and Kate Wilson (Taylor) Winthrop; ed. Cutler's Sch.,
N. Y. City; grad. Harvard Univ., AB., 1897, magna
cum laude, Harvard Law Son., LL.B., 1900, cum laude;
m. N. Y. City, Oct. 7, 1903, Melza Riggs Wood. Ad-
mitted to N. Y. Bar, 1899. Appt'd private sec. to Hon.
William H. Taft. pres. Philippine Comm'n, 1900; ass't
exec. sec. Philippine Islands 1900-1903; judge Court of
First Instance., Philippine islands, 1903-1904; gov of
Porto Rico, July 4, 1904-April 18, 1907; ass't sec.
Treasury, April 23, 1907-Mar., 1909; ass't sec the Navy,
Man., 1909-Mar., 1913. Republican; Episcopalian.
Corr. mem. Mass. Hist. Soc. Clubs: Knickerbocker,
University, Harvard, N. Y. City. Address: 40 Wall St.
N. Y. City.

WINTHROP, EGERTON LEIGH

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, 1840; grad. Columbia Coll.,
1860; admitted to bar and since practising in IN. Y.
City. V.-p. and trustee Union Sq. Savings Bank, trus-
tee U. S. Trust Co., trustee Inst, for Savings of Mer-
chants' Clerks. Mem. Columbia Univ. Alumni Ass'n,
Metropolitan Museum of Art. Clubs: Knickerbocker
(pres.), Church, Union, Metropolitan, City, Century.
Address: 23 E. 33d St., N. Y. City.

WINTHROP, EGERTON LEIGH, JR.

Lawyer; b. 1864, N. Y. City; grad. Harvard Coll., 1885,
Columbia Law Sch., 1887; admitted to bar and since
engaged in practise in N. Y. City. Mem. firm Win-
throp & Stimson. Sec. and dir. Am. Horse Exchange
(ltd.), N. Y. Cab Co. (ltd.) Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon,
Porcelain and Hasty Pudding fraternities, Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. Clubs: Lawyers Metropolitan, Racquet
and Tennis, Knickerbocker, City, Harvard, Meadow
Brook Hunt. Residence: 114 E. 39th St. Address: 32
Liberty St., N. Y. City.

WINTHROP, G. BRONSON

Lawyer; grad. Trinity Coll., Cambridge Univ., Eng-
land, 1886; admitted to bar and since engaged in prac-
tise in N. Y. City. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N Y.
Clubs: University, Metropolitan, Racquet and Tennis,
Meadow Brook Hunt, City, Knickerbocker. Address:
23 E. 33d St., N. Y. City.

WINTHROP, HENRY ROGERS

Capitalist; b. Newport, R. I., July 2, 1876; s. Bu-
chanan and Sarah Helen (Townsend) Winthrop; grad.
Yale Coll., B.A., 1898; studied also N. Y. Law Sch.; m.
Roslyn, L. I., Oct. 3, 1905, Alice Babcock. Admitted to
N. Y. Bar, Fefb., 1901. Capt. 12th Reg't Inf., N.G.N.Y..
since 1902. Dir. The Equitable Life Assurance Soc
of U. S., dir. Equitable Trust Co. of N. Y., Lawyers'
Mortgage Co., Lawyers' Title Ins. and Trust Co., Mer-
cantile Trust Co., First Nat. Bank, Hempstead, Conried
Met. Opera Co., Matawok Land Co., The New Theatre
Clubs: Knickerbocker, Union, University, Racquet'
Meadow Brook, Tuxedo. Automobile. Residence- 998'
Fifth Av. Address: 15 Wall St., N. Y. City.

WINTHROP, ROBERT DUDLEY

Banker, broker; grad. Harvard Coll., 1883. Mem
Stock Exchange firm of Robert Winthrop & Co.- dir.
Nassau Light and Power Co.) Clubs: Harvard, Knick-
erbocker, Metropolitan, Union, University Turf and
Field, Meadow Brook Hunt, N. Y. Athletic, University
Athletic, Down Town. Address: 40 Wall St., N. Y. City.



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WISE, EDMOND ELI

Lawyer; b. Cassel, Germany (of Am. parents), Feb.
12, 1865; s. Edward and Hannah (Spiegelberg) Wise;
grad. Columbia Coll., 1883, and Law Sen.. Ph.B., LL.B.,
1885; m. N. Y. Citv, June 6. 1900, Irene Kohns; one d.,
Ethel H., b. Aug. 6, 1902. In practise of law N. T. City,
since 1886; counsel for number of dep't stores, corpn's
and estates. Mem. firm Wise & Seligsberg: v.-p. and
dir. Fourteenth St. Realty Co.; dir. N. Y. Transporta-
tion Co., Fifth Av. Coach Co. Independent. Mem.
Ass'n Bar City of N Y., County Lawyers' Ass'n, N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n, Soc. of Internat. Law,
Acad. Polit Science, Met. Museum of Art, Am. Scenic
& Historic Preservation Soc; dir. Clara de Hirsch
Home for Working Girls. Clubs: City, Lawyers, Man-
hattan, Harmonie, Hollywood Golf, Economic. Resi-
dence: 23 W. 5Gth St. Address: 15 William St., N. Y.
City.

WISE, HENRY ALEXANDER

Lawyer; b. Richmond, Va., April 6, 1874; s. John S.
and Evelyn B. (Douglas) Wise; grad. Va. Mil. Inst.,
1894, N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1896; m. Carter's Grove,
Va., Nov. 12, 1902, Henrietta Edwina Booth. Engaged
in practise after admission to bar; partner with
father-in-law firm J. S. & H. A. Wise; ass'tatt'y, 1902-
1909; U. S. att'y for Southern DIst. of N. Y., 1909-1913;
since which time has been mem. law firm Bigelow &
Wise. Capt. 4th U. S. Vol. Inf., 1898; served in Cuba,
Spanish-Am. War, major of same reg't, 1899. Served
as deputv ass't att'y gen.. 1901. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n,
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n.
Southern Soc. Kappa Alpha fraternities. Clubs: And-
iron. West Side Republican, Union League. Address:
15 William St., N. Y. City.

WISE, HENRY M.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, May 23, 1880; s. Morris S. and
Katie (Harris) Wise; ed. Public Sch. 89. and Horace
Mann Sch., 1894-1897; Columbia Coll., A.B., 1901; Co-
lumbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1903; m. Mildred F. Whyte.
Mem. law firm of Wise & Lichtenstein; dir. Mi Favorita
Cigar Co., Inc., Trade Mark Record, Nomordust Chem-
ical Co., Am. Land & Mining Co., L. Prager. Inc., Cot-
ton Gin Patents Corp'n. Wallis-Lispenard Cotton Har-
vester Corp'n. Asso. editor Trade Mark Record. Mem.
Soc. of French Medallists, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Rec-
reations: Fishing, golf. Club: Columbia University.
Address: 40 Exchange PI., N. Y. City.

WISE, LEO H.

Capitalist; b. Md., 1862; s. Henry and Emilie (Sutro)
Wise; ed. Baltimore, Md.; m. Baltimore, 1884. Pres.
and dir. Colonial Assurance Co., mem. firm Wise Bros.
Mem Advisory Com. of Am. Lloyds. Underwriters,
Great Western Lloyds, Underwriters; dir. Converse &
Co. Am. Philippine Co. Address: 28 E. 63d St., N. Y.
City.

WISSLER, CLARK

Anthropologist; b. Richmond, Ind., 1870; s. Benjamin
Franklin and Sylvani Reedier) Wjssler; grad Indiana
Univ A.B., 1897, A.M., 1899; Ph.D., Columbia Univ.,
1901; m. Hagerstown. Ind., 1899, Etta Violet Gebhart;
children: Stanley, b. 1901, Mary Viola, b. 1807. While
a student was ass't in Philosophy Indiana Univ..
1895-1897, ass't instructor Ohio State Univ., 1897-1899.
ass't in psychology. Columbia Univ., 1899-1900; fellow
fn psvchology, Columbia Univ., 1900-1901; instr. In
ed'n N Y City, 1901-1902; ass't in anthropology, Co-
lumbia Univ., 1903-1905; lecturer on anthropology, Co-
lumbia Univ., 1905-1909; ass't in ethnology, Am. Mu-
seum of Natural History, 1902-1905; ass't curator, 1905,
curator, 1906; curator of anthropology, since 1908.
Made expd'ns for Am. Museum of Natural History,
1902-1904. Mem. Am. Psychol. Ass'n, Am. Anthropol
Ass'n NY. Acad, of Science (fellow), Am. Ass'n of
Museums, Am. Folk Soc. Am. Geog. Soc, Internat.
Congress of Americanists; fellow A.A A.S and Am
Ethnol Soc; mem. Sigma Xi fraternity. Phi Beta.
Kappa Soc Address: 77th St. and Central Park W., N.
Y. City.
WITHERBEE, FRANK SPENCER

Iron miner; b. Port Henry, N. Y., May 12 1852; s.
Jonathan G and Charlotte (Spencer) .Wltherbee; grad.
Vale Univ 1874; m. N. Y. City, April Z5, 1884, Mary
Rhinelander Stewart; children: Lispenard Stewart, b.
1886 Evelyn S..b 1889. Since 1875 has been largely
tatereft'ed in iron mines at Port Henry NY j^ was
tires Troy Steel Co., now a part of U. S. Steel uorp n,
afso'v-P Thumser Coal, Iron and Railroad Co.. and
fatnUried with other railroad, steamboat and iron
companies. Pres and dir Wltherbee. Sherman & Cto..
dir Lake Champlain & Moriah R. R. Co.. Kqultame
T ife Assurance Soc. Central Hudson Steamboat Co.
Has traveled extensWely in Europe, U. S and Canada.
Republican; Nat. committeeman during Harrison cam-



paign, representing N. Y. State, served for years on
Republican State Com. of N. Y. State and frequently
as delegate to Nat. and State convs. ; elected presiden-
tial elector in first Harrison presidential election.
Identified with movement to establish an Adirondack
State Park and in movement to complete State
Barge Canal. Served 5 years in State Militia.
Presby'n. Trustee House of Refuge, Randall's Island,
N. Y. Mem. Nat. Hist. Ass'n. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs,
Lake Superior Mining Inst., Am. Inst. Historic Re-
search, Am. Geog. Soc, Met. Museum of Art. Museum
of Natural History. Recreation: Travel. Clubs: Union,
University, Metropolitan, Republican, Riding, Down
Town (N. Y. City); Benedict (Port Henry, N. Y.).
Residence: 4 Fifth Av. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y.
City.

WITHERSPOON, HERBERT

Grand opera and concert singer; b. Buffalo, N. Y.,
July 21, 1873; s. Rev. Orlando and Cora V. (Taylor)
Witherspoon; ed. Hopkins Grammar Sch., New Haven,
Conn.; Yale Univ., B.A., 1895, Yale Art Sch., voice study
in Paris, London, N. Y.; theory of music at Yale Univ.;
m. N. Y. City, Sept. 26, 1899. Greta Hughes. Was one
year with Castle Square Opera Co. ; soloist with Boston
Symphony Orchestra, Theodore Thomas Orchestra of
Chicago, in Chicago six times and en tour three years;
with Pittsburgh Orchestra two tours and in Pitts-
burgh; N. Y. Symphony Orchestra; N. Y. Oratorio Soc;
tours throughout U. S. eight years. With principal
orchestras and socs. in London, England, Liverpool,
etc Engaged for Norwich Festival and Sheffield Fes-
tival in England, Oct., 1908; engaged as leading basso.
Met. Opera House, N. Y. City, for four years beginning
1908; re-engaged as leading bass, Met. Opera House.
N. Y., 1913-1914. Soloist at Cincinnati Festival and all
leading festivals throughout America. Tours have
covered, on an average, thirty thousand miles of travel
each year. Episcopalian. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon
fraternity. Clubs: Yale, Metropolitan. Address: Yale
Club, N. Y. City.

WITHINGTON, IRVING PLATT

Physician; b. Kingston, N. J.; s. I. Chandler and Maria
Roshore (Piatt) Withington; ed. Freehold (N. J.) Inst.;
Princeton Univ., A.B., 1880, A.M., Princeton Theol.
Sem., B.D., 1885; Union Theol. Sem., N. Y. City, post-
grad, work, 1886; N. Y. Homoe. Coll. and Flower Hosp.,
1906, M.D.; m. N. Y City, 1886, Sybella White; children:
Harry White, b. 1887, Ernest Stoddart, b. 1891, Chandler
Piatt, b. 1896. Clinician, Diseases of the Skin, Flower
Hosp.; visiting physician Laura Franklin Hosp. for
Children; visiting physician St. Gregory's Hosp.; visit-
ing physician Met. Hosp. B. I. Republican; Presby-
terian. Mem. Helmuth Surg. Club, Soc. Pathological
Science, N. Y. Homes., County Med. Soc, American In-
stitute. Address: 855-7th Av., N. Y. City.

WOHLAUER, ALFRED A.

Electrical eng'r; b. Dresden, Germany, Dec. 6, 1876;
s. Gustav and Hedwig (Jacobson) Wohlauer; ed. in
Leipzig Berlin, Munich, Darmstadt, receiving degree
and diploma of elec eng'ring. Employed by Siemens
& Halske, Berlin, and Gen. Electric Co., Schenectady, in
Testing Dep't and Research Laboratory. Has contb'd
frequently to technical press and ass'ns. Invented
several devices relating to electric light and heat.
Served in German Army. Hebrew. Mem. Elektrotech-
nischer Verein, Berlin; Elektrotechnischer Verein,
Darmstadt; Am. Inst. Elec, Engr's. Illuminating
Eng'ring Soc. Address: 546 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

WOLF, HENRY

Artist, engraver; b. Eckwersheim, Alsace, Aug. 3,
1852- s. Simon and Pauline (Ettinger) Wolf; ed. in
schools of Eckwersheim and Strasbourg, Alsace; at
age of 15 began apprenticeship to mech. eng'ring,
but later took up drawing and engraving on wood,
and studied in atelier of Jacques Levy, an artist
engraver; m. N. Y. City, Sept. 25, 1875, Rose Massge;
children: Hamilton Achille, Austin Massee. Came to
U. S. 1871; practised first in Albany and then worked
in n' Y City: attended life class at evening art sch.
at Cooper Union, 1S73-1875; in 1877 began work on
own account and contb'd to Harper's Magazine and
Centurv Magazine. Has engraved paintings of G4-
r8me, Breton, Cazin Morot, Daguan-Bouveret, Benja-
min-Constant Meissonier, Israels, Diaz. Corot, Gilbert
Stuart, Cecilia Beaux, Wyant, Sargent, Wiles, Thayer.
Eastman Johnson. Harrison. Homer, Ranger, Inness.
Gilford, Martin, Whistler, Low, Brush, Alexander, Weir.
Menzel Lenbach. and many others. Has published
original engravings: The Evening Star 1897; The
Morning Star, 1903; A Duck Pond, 1906; Morning Mists.
1907- Lower New York in Mist, 1910 (edition of 100
proofs on Japan paper). Also published Portrait of
Thomas Jefferson after painting by Charles Wilson
Peale in Independence Hall. Philadelphia; Portrait of
Thomas Carlyle, after Whistler; "My Mother," from



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the Luxembourg Gallery, Paris, after Whistler, ".Miss

Alexander," after Whistler, Engraved fl vi

pieces for the Met. Museum of Art, N. v. City: "Young
Woman at a window," after Ian Van der Men ,.
Delft; "Boy with the Sword,' alter Manet; "P.althazar
Carlos." after Valesquez; "Portrait of a Girl," after
Leonardo da Vinci; ".Day Dreams," alter ThomasCou-
ture. Engraved for private use portraits of William
T. Evans, Louis stern. Joseph Pulitzer, Mr. Hearn,
Mr. R. A. Cantield; lor several years has been engraving
a "Series of Women" for Harper's Magazine and
executing private orders, reproducing paintings for
collectors and family portraits. Received hon. men-
tion, 1SSS, gold medal, 1S95, Paris Salon; hon. mention,
Paris Exp'n, 1889, silver medal, Paris Kxp'n, 1900;
medal. World's Columbian Exp'n, 1S93; silver medal
Exp'n de Beaux Arts, Kouen, Prance, 1903; diploma
and Grand Prize awarded by Internat. Superior Jury,
La. Purchase Exp'n, St. Louis. 1904. Mem. Jury for
Paris Exp'ns of 1SS9 and 1900; Jury of Admissions
and Awards, Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo, 1901; mem. Ad-
visory Com., and Internat. Jury of Awards, La. Pur-
chase Exp'n, 1904. Asso. academician Nat. Acad. De-
sign, 1905; academician, 1908; mem. Internat. Soe.
Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, England;
de'l Union Internationale des Beaux Arts et des Let-
tres, Paris, France; Alliance Frangaise; artist; mem.
Lotos Club. Address: 146 E. 81st St., N. Y. City.

WOLFE, HENDERSON MALCOLM

Banker; b. Muhlenburg, Luzerne County, Pa., March 3,
1873; s. William Henry Harrison and Clarissa (Hess)
Wolfe; ed. common sens., Pa., Keystone Acad., Fac-
torvville. Pa., Wood's Business Coll., Scranton, Pa.,
and N. Y. Univ. Law Sch., LL.B. ; m. Scranton, Pa.,
Oct. 3 1896 Elizabeth Fayerweather Wood; one son:
Henderson Malcolm, Jr., b. 1896. V.-p. and dir. The
Security Bank of N. Y. Mem. of N. Y. Bar. Repub-
lican. Sec, ass't treas. and trustee of the Hahnemann
Hosp., City of N. Y. Address: Fifth Av. and 14th St.,
N. Y. City.

WOLFE, S. HERBERT

Consulting actuary; b. Baltimore, Md., Mar. 19, 1874;
s. Solomon Baird and Fannie (Behrens) Wolfe; ed.
public schs. of Baltimore and N. Y. City and Coll. City
of N. Y.; m. N. Y. City, Dec. 9, 1901, Flora Heidelberg;
children: Eleanor M., b. 1903; Frances B., b. 1907;
Helen L., b. 1913. Was actuary of Conn. Ins. Dep't.
and had charge of inquiry into assessment org'ns.
Has been connected with over twenty State Ins. Dep'ts.
either as consulting actuary or examiner; also con-
sulting actuary for numerous companies and fraternal
orders. Fellow Koyal Statist. Soc. of Great Britain,
mem. Am. Statist. Ass'n, Am. Museum of Natural His-
torv; companion Mil. Order Loyal Legion. Author:
Inheritance Tax Calculations (Baker, Voorhis & Co.);
compiler of annual Investment Directory of Insurance
Companies (Insurance Press); The Examination of
Insurance Companies (Insurance Press). Clubs: Law-
vers. Republican. Authors (London). Residence: 103S
Fifth Av. Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

WOLFF, JULIUS

Specialist in diseases of the eye, ear and nose;
b. N. Y. City, Dec. 3, 1869; s. Herman and Adele (To-
bias) Wolff; ed. Dr. J. Sachs's Collegiate Inst., till
1886, Harvard Coll., A.B., 1890, Coll. Phys. and Surg.
(Columbia), M.D., 1893, house surgeon German Hosp..
N. Y. City, 2 years; studied in Europe 3 years, till
April, 189S; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 20, 1904. Hilda T. Adler;
children: Katherine Adele, b. April 12, 1906, Louise,
b. October 5, 1910. Has practised as specialist in dis-
eases of the eye, ear and nose in N. Y. City, since
May, 1898. Independent in politics. Mem. med. staff
Mt. Sinai Hosp. and Dispensary; mem. of several med.
societies. Addiess: 29 W. S9th St., N. Y. City.

WOLFF, MEYER

Civil Service Comm'r, physician; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 3,
1875; ed. public and high schs., grad. Eclectic Med.
Coll., M.D., 1901. In practise of medicine since gradu-
ation; examining physician United Garment Workers
of America, Relief Circle, and ins. companies. Organ-
izer of William Sulzer League; appt'd civil service
comm'r by Gov. Sulzer, 1913. Independent Democrat;
Hebrew. Mason. Shriner, Knight of Pythias, Knights
of Khorassan, Brith Abraham, Free Sons of Judah,
East Side Neighborhood Ass'n, Tribe of Ben Hur (ex-
amining phvsidan) and several med. socs. Address:
61 Second Av., N. Y. City.

WOLFSON, ARTHUR M.

Principal Julia Richman High Sch.; b. Chicago, 111.,
April 10, 1873; s. Rudolph and Nancy (Mayer) Wolf-
son; ed. Harvard Coll., A.B., 1893, Harvard Univ., A.M.,
1896, Ph.D., 1898. Author: Wolfson's Essentials in
Ancient History (Am. Book Co.); contb'r to Am. Hist.



Review and other hist, and edn'i publications; asso,
editor History Teachers' Magazine; lecturer in Am.
History. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n, Hist. Ass'n of Middle
States and Md., Schoolmasters' Ass'n of N. Y. and
vicinity. club: Harvard. Address; Julia Richman
High Sch., 60 W. 18th St., N. V. City.

WOLJESKA, HELEN

Artist, author; b. Vienna, Austria, Feb. 23, 1875;
ed. St. Louis School of Fine Arts, 1890-1896; m. in
Chicago, 111., July 24, 1899, Dr. Leander Tindolph;
one d.: Mary Woljeska, b. May 20, 1900. Brought up
on country estate; came to America, 1885; lived on
farm in Mo. until 1889; St. Louis Art Sch., 1890-1896;
npmed studio in St. Louis, 1896. Exhibited oil paint-
ings in Soc. of Western Artist and St. Louis Yearly
Exp'n; began to write for the Criterion, then in St.
Louis, and for St. Louis Mirror, 1897; went to Chicago,
Jan., 1899, to work for Herbert S. Stone and 111. En-
graving Co.; came to N. Y. City in fall of 1899; since
then engaged in literary and art work for various
magazines: Life, Smart Set, Metropolitan Magazine,
Delineator, Woman's Home Companion, St. Louis
Mirror. Author: A Woman's Confessional, 1905 (Life
Publishing Co.). Address: Yonkers, N. Y.

WOLLMAN, WILLIAM J.

Banker, broker; b. Leavenworth, Kans., 1867; s. Jonas
and Betty (Kohn) Wollman; ed. public schs.. Chieker-
ing Inst., Cincinnati; unmarried. Established firm W.
J. Wollman & Co., Chicago; mem. Chicago Stock Ex-
change, which continued until 1897; mem. J. S. Bache
& Co., since 1900, and of N. Y. Stock Exchange. Dir."
Exec. B'd Wis. Central R. R. Clubs: Criterion. Century,
Country. Residence: 1 W. 70th St., N. Y. City. Ad-
dress: 42 Broadway, N. Y. City.

WOOD, ARTHUR KING

Banker; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 2, 1875; s. Stephen and
Marianna .Maris Wood; married 1902, Marguerite Rich-
ardson. Pres. and trustee Franklin Trust Co.; pres.
and trustee Franklin Safe Deposit Co. Mem. St.
Nicholas Soc, Soc. of Colonial Wars. Clubs: Union,
Hamilton of Brooklyn, City, Church, Ardsley. Resi-
dence: Ardsley-on-Hudson, N. Y.

WOOD, CHALMERS

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 30, 1856; s. William and
Margaret (Lawrence) Wood; ed. in private schs. and
by private tutors; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B., 1S75;
Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1877; m. N. Y. City, June 9,
1881, Ellen Appleton Smith; children: Chalmers, Jr., b.
1883; William Lawrence, b. 1887; Mary Appleton, b.
1892; 'Francis Appleton, b. 1894. Independent Demo-
crat. Mem. Bar Ass'n City of N. Y., Delta Phi frater-
nity. Club: Union. Residence: 948 Lexington Av.
Address: 52 William St., N. Y. City.

WOOD, CORNELIUS D.

Klec. eng'r; b. Brooklyn, N. Y. ; s. Cornelius D. and
Helen (Ogden) Wood; grad. Yale (Sheffield Scientific
Sch.), Ph.B., 1900; m. Brooklyn, Oct. 17, 1905, Olive
Morgan Greer; 'children: Cornelius D. Wood, Jr., to.
1906; Margaret Greer, b. 1908. Engaged in profes-
sional practise as elec. eng'r since graduation. Mem.
Squadron C, N.G.N. Y. Mem. Delta Fhi fraternity. Clubs:
Union League (Brooklvn), Hardware (N. Y. City).
Residence: 799 E. 18th St., Brooklyn. Address: 136
Liberty St., N. Y. City.

WOOD, GILBERT CONGDON

Medical publisher: b. N. Y. City, June 21, 1869; s.
William H. S. and Emma (Congdon) Wood; ed. Hav-
erford Coll., A.B., 1889; m. Greenwich, Conn., Dec. 1905,
Beulah L. Field; one d.: Beulah, b. June 23, 1907. Co-
partner William Wood & Co. Mem. St. Nicholas Soc,
N Y. Zool. Soc. Cluibs: University, Knollwood Coun-
try. Address: 51 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

WOOD, HARRY PARKER

Lawyer; b. Quincy, 111., July 19, 1877; s. Charles lr'-
ing and Antoinette (Wright) Wood; ed. Phillips Acad.,
Andover, Mass.; Yale Univ., 1900; Harvard Law Sch.,
1903. Began practise of law with Lord, Day & Lord,
N. Y. City, 1903-1905; then formed partnership of Wood
& Goldsmith; practising alone since May 1, 1908. Has
traveled in England and Continent of Europe. Pres.
Crosstown Realty Co. Episcopalian. Mem. Delta
Kappa Epsilon fraternity (Yale). Recreations: Fish-
ing, hunting, yachting. Clubs: Yale (N. Y. City.
Eccentric (Gloversville, N. Y.). Address: 60 Wall St..
N. Y. City.
WOOD, HENRY A. WISE

Inventor, engineer and writer; b. N. Y. City, March
1, 1S65; s. Fernando Wood, ex-Mayor of N. Y. City,
and Alice Fenner (Mills) Wood; ed. Media Acad.,
Media, Pa.; m. Elizabeth Ogden Brower; one d.: Eliza-
beth. Inventor of an automatic machine, called Auto-



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plate, now in gen. use, which has revolutionized the
making of stereotype printing plates of newspapers,
theretofore made by hand, for 'Which was granted,
190S, the Elliott Cresson gold medal toy Franklin Inst.,
Philadelphia. Author: Fancies, poems, 1903; The Book
of (Symbols, 1904; Money Hunger, 1908, and other writ-
ings. Editor of "UTlying." Pres. Henry A. Wise Wood
Co., Autoplate Co. of America, Wood & Nathan Co.,
Automatic Furnace Co. Am. High Speed Press Co.
and Wood Flong Co. Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Fellow
A. A. A. S. and 'Soc. Naval Architects and Marine En-
gineers. Clubs: Aero of America (v.-p.), N. Y. Yacht.
Address: 1 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

WOOD, J. WALTER

Physician, surgeon; b. Mariners Harbor, Staten Isl-
and, N. ,Y., April 23, 1856; s. Walter Dongan and Cath-
erin S. (Van Name) Wood; direct descendant Gov.
Dongan, first Colonial gov.; ed. Grammar Sch. No. 35,
13ith St., N. Y. City, 1873 (valedictorian), Coll. City N.
Y., A.B., 1878, A.M., 1881, Coll. Phys. and Surgeons of
N. Y. City, 1881; m. West New Brighton, S. I., Matie
Sprague; children: Agnes S. Garnsey, of Billings,
Mont., Walter Dongan (Cornell, 1909), Leroy C. (Cor-
nell, 1915). Democrat. Has served as health officer
of town of Northfield, health officer village of Port
Richmond, coroner of Richmond Co., coroner physi-
cian, Registrar of Records of Borough of Richmond.
Dir. North Shore Bldg., Loan and Savings Ass'n. Meth-
odist. Mem. Richmond Co. Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med.
Soc., 'Greater N. Y. Med. Soc, attending physician of
Actors' Fund Home, visiting surgeon S. R. Smith In-
firmary, chief examining physician Equitable Life
Assurance Soc. for Richmond County. Master Rich-
mond Lodge No. 66, F. and A. M., past dist. dep. 11th
Masonic Dist., past high priest Tyrian Chapter, R. A
M., past comd'r of Empire Commandery K. T., past grand
representative Grand Commandery of Mo., K. T. ; past
chancellor of Knights of Pythias. Address: 2110
Richmond Terrace, Port Richmond, N. Y.



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