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Ass'n at White Plains for purpose of improving the
town, and is identified with other such movements;
has written many monographs on this topic. Repub-
lican: Presby'n. V.-p. Westchester Co. Hist. Soc.
Westchester Co. Bar Ass'n. and State Bar Ass'n; trus-
tee White Plains Presby'n Ch.; pres. Village Park
Ass'n; pres. Westchester Co. Tale Alumni Ass'n. Clubs:
Yale (N. Y. City). University (White Plainsl. Gradu-
ates (New Haven). Summer residence: Seal Harbor,
Me. Address: 96 N. Broadway, White Plains. N. T.

WOOLLEY, GEORGE I.

Lawyer: b. Watertown, N. Y., Jan. 11. 1871: s. Frank
L and Alice E (Ingalls) Woolley; grad. St. Lawrence
Univ., Ph.B. 1894: N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B.. 1896: m. Mer-
iden, Conn. 'Nov. 3. 1906. Mary Eudocia Bowman. Ad-
mitted to the bar, 1S96. Prof, of law of trusts, Brook-
lvn Law Sch.. St. Lawrence Univ. Dir. Gore Aerocraft
Construction Co. Sec. to Justice Benedict, of N. Y. Su-
nreme Court. 2d Judicial Dist. Author: Outline of
Trusts. Residence: 111 St. John's PI. Address: 44
Court St., Brooklyn, N. Y. City.

WOOLMAN, MARY SCHENCK

Educator: b. Camden, N. J., April, 1860; d. John Voor-
hees and Martha (McKeen) Schenck; ed. at Mary Anna
Longstreth Sch., Philadelphia; Univ. of Pa.; Teachers'
ColC Columbia Univ.. B.S. 1S97: m. Camden, N. J.,
Oct 18 18S3, Franklin Conrad Woolman. Became instr.
Teachers' Coll.. 1S93; organized Domestic Art Course
at Teachers' Coll.. 1S94: prof, of domestic art at
Teachers' Coll., Columbia U T niv.. 1897-1912; organizer



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and dir. Manhattan Trade iSeh. for Girls, the first trade
sch. for girls in America, 1902-1910; pres. Women's
Edn'l and Industrial Union of Boston, and Head of
Household Economic Dep't of Simmons Coll., Boston,
1913. Writer and lecturer on social, economic and
edn'l subjects; made sp'l investigations in Europe and
Great Britain of arts and icrafts, trade schs.. and in-
dustries employing women, 18S0, 1888, 1S90, 1901, 1901,
1905, 190S. Author: A Sewing Course, 1893, fifth edi-
tion, 1912; The Making of a Trade School, Hints for
Clothing, written for Child Welfare Exhibit; Textiles
A Handbook for the Student and Consumer. Episco-
palian. Mem. Alumni Ass'n of Teachers' Coll.; Aiumni
Ass'n of Mary Anna Longstreth Sch. (Phila.); Con-
sumers' League, Public Ed'n Ass'n, Acad, of Polit.
Sciences, Am. Home Economic Ass'n, Women's
Municipal League, Armstrong Ass'n, Com. for Im-
proving Industrial Conditions of Negroes of N. Y.,
Women's Auxiliary Civil Service. Nat. Soc. for
Promotion of Industrial Ed'n. Clubs: College. Busi-
ness Women's, Women's City (Boston). Recreation:
Outdoor Sports. Address: Women's Edn'l and Indus-
trial Union, 264 Boylston St., Boston. Mass.

WOOLSEY, GEORGE

Physician and surgeon; b. New Haven, Conn., May
2, 1861; s. Theodore D. and Sarah Sears (Pritchard;
Woolsey; grad. Yale Coll., A.B., 1881; Coll. of Phys.
and Surg., Columbia Univ., M.D., 1885; m. Jean Paul
Ellinwood; children: Marjorie Ellinwood, b. July 13.
1894; George Pierpont, b. Mav 15, 1897 (died 1902);
Laura Hurd, b. 1904. Interne Roosevelt Hosp., 1885-
1886; studied and traveled abroad. 1887-1888; attend-
ing surgeon Bellevue Hosp., since 1S90; asso. attend-
ing surgeon Presby'n Hosp., since 1900. Prof, anatomy
and clinical surgery, Med. Dep't N. Y. Univ., 1890-189S,
Cornell Univ. (N. Y. City), 1898-1909. Prof. Clin. Sur-
gery, Cornell Univ. (N. T. City), since 1909. Republi-
can; Presby'n. Fellow Am. Surg. Ass'n, N. T. Acad.
of Medicine; mem. Soc. of Clinical Surgery. N. T. Surg.
Soc. Am. Med Ass'n, N. Y. State and Co. Med. Socs.. N.
Y Clinical Soc, etc. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Cen-
tury. University Ardsley. Address: 117 East 36th St..
NT. Y. City.

WOOLSEY, GEORGE M.

Broker- b. Astoria, Long Island, Aug. 16, 1871; s.
Edward John and Frances (Smythe) Woolsey; grad.
Columbia Univ. Sch. of Mines, 1894; m. N. Y. City. Feb.,
1901, Esther Morris Hunt (died Oct., 1901). Agent for
Am. Trading Co., Yokohama, 1897-1900, London, 1900-
1904. Dir. Am. Trading Co.; partner in firm, Trippe
& Co., bankers and brokers. Mem. Delta Phi frater-
nity. Clubs: Knickerbocker, The Brook, Racquet and
Tennis. Metropolitan, St. Nicholas Soc. (N. Y. City);
Citv of London. Residence: 1 E. 35th St. Address:
25 Broad St., N. Y. City.

WOOLWORTH, FRANK W.

Merchant, capitalist; b. Rodman. N. Y., 1852; s. John
H. and Fannv (McBrier) Woolworth, ed. Public schs.
and business coll.; m. Great Bend, N. Y., June 11, 1876,
Jennie Creighton. Started first five and ten cent
stores at Utica, 1879; pres. F. W. Woolworth Co., own-
ing and operating nearly 700 stores in the United
States and Canada; dir. Irving Nat. Bank; owner of
the 59-story Woolworth Bldg., N. Y. City. Address:
233 Broadway, N. Y. City.

WORMAN, BENJ. JAMES

Banker; b. Madison, N. J., Aug. 19, 1870; s. Dr. James
H. and Emma Parker (Davis) Worman; grad. Albany
High Sch., 1890, Harvard Univ., 1895; m. Apr. 28. 1897,
Ama Mahala Atkinson; children: Virginia King, b.
May 1, 1898; Elliot Parker, b. May 1, 1901. Editor and
owner Outing Magazine, 1896-1900; pres. Lake Cham-
plain Nat. Bank, since 1909. Clubs: Westport (pres.),
Westport Publicity (pres.), Westport Boy Scouts
(pres.). Address: Westport, N. Y.

WORTHEN, SAMUEL C.

Lawyer; b. Corinna, Penobscot Co., Me., April 10,
'.871; s. Joseph H. and Amanda (Copp) Worthen; line-
al descendant of Thomas Dudley and Simon Brad-
street, Colonial govs, of Mass., and of William Copp
("Copp's Hill." Boston); also of Edward Gilman of
Hingham, Mass., among whose descendants were John
T. Gilman, gov. of N. H., Nicholas Gilman, signer of
Constitution of U. S., and many other distinguished
citizens of New England; ed. Corinna (Me.) Union
Acad.; Maine Central Inst. (Pittsfield, Me.), grad. 1891;
Columbia Coll.. A.B.. 1898, A.M. 1900; Columbia Univ.
Law Sch.. LL.B., 1900 (elected to Phi Beta Kappa Soc,
1897, senior honors in rhetoric and English composi-
tion, class poet, 1895-1897. class pres., 1897-1898. salu-
tatorian, 1898); m. N. Y. City. Aug. 28. 1909, Julia Mc-
Swyiny Taught school In Maine, 1891-1894; after ad-
mission to bar of N. Y. State, 1900. entered office of
TOacgrane Coxe, referee in bankruptcy, six months



later became associated with law firm of Janus,
Schell <fc ElkU3 (now Elkus, Gleason & Proskauer),
willi which he has been connected since 1901. Inde-
pendent Republican- Baptist. Mem. Columbia Coll.
Alumni Ass'n, New York Geneal. and Blog. Soc and
Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Residence: 14 Davis Av., E.
Orange, N. J. Address: 170 Broadway, N. Y. City.

WORTHINGTON, CHARLES

Consulting civil eng'r; b. Baltimore Co., Md., May
12, 1871; s. Edward and Caroline Campbell (McLean)
Worthington; grad. Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Troy, N. Y.,
C. E., 1892; m. Pittsburgh, Pa., July, 1904, Fannie Arm-
strong Crumpton. Instr. eng'ring, Univ. of Pa. Phila.,
designing eng'r Phoenix Bridge Co., Pa. Steel Co., Car-
negie Steel Co., Am. Bridge Co.; private practice in
consulting civil and architectural eng'ring. Struc-
tural eng'r for Carnegie Library, Pittsburgh, Pa.; Man-
hattan Terminals for Municipal Ferries at foot of
Whitehall St., N. Y. City; new 22d Reg't Armory at
W. 168th St., N. Y. City; bridges for Little Falls &
Johnstown R. R.; covered Tennis Court for Mr. Harry
Payne Whltnev. Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil
Eng'rs. Address: 27 E. 22d St., N. Y. City.

WRAY, ALEXANDER H.

Fire Ins.; b. N. Y. City; s. Ezekiel D. B. and Mary A.
(Forbes) Wray; ed. in N. Y. City; married. U. S. mg'r
of Commercial Union Assurance Co., Ltd., of London;
Palatine Ins. Co., Ltd., of London, and Union Assur-
ance Soc, Ltd of London; pres. Commercial Union
Fire Ins. Co. of N. Y. Mem. Chamber of Commerce,
Merchants Ass'n, G. A. R. Clubs: Union League, N. Y.
Athletic. Down Town, Automobile of America. Ad-
dress: 55 John St., N. Y. City.

WRIGHT, BOARDMAN

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, July 24, 1867; s. George Will-
iam and Cornelia E. (Schroeder) Wright; ed. St. Paul's
Sch., Concord, N. H, 1881-1885, Trinity Coll.. Hartford,
Conn., 1885-1887 (B.A., 1908); grad. Univ. of State of
N. Y., LL.B., 1894; m. Northampton, Mass., May 1,
1906, Isabel Stewart Cable. Admitted to bar of N. Y.,
1894. Since 1902 partner of Theodore iSutro in law
firm of Sutro & Wright. Independent Democrat. Epis-
copalian. Mem. Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, N. Y. Bar
Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. Alumni Ass'n of Alpha Chi
Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Recrea-
tions: Tennis, photography. Club: Montclair (Mont-
clair, N. J.). Residence: Montclair, N. J. Address: 233
Broadway, N. Y. City.

WRIGHT, FRANK AYRES

Architect; b. Liberty, N. Y-, Nov. 19, 1854; s. Abram
B. and Mary Jane (Gates) Wright; grad. Cornell Univ.,
B.A., 1879; m. Jan. 9, 1885, Elizabeth Hanford; children:
Carile H., b. 1887; Frances H., b. 1889; Elizabeth J., b.
1893; Ehrick H., b. Dec. 20, 1896. Instr. Architectural
Drawing, Cornell Univ., 1876-1879; mem. firm Rossiter
& Wright, 1879-1896; one of founders and 1st officer
Architectural League. Fellow Am. Inst. Architects.
Author: Architectural Perspection for Beginners.
Trustee S. Orange, 1890-1S94; mem. B'd of Health, S.
Orange, 1894-1S96. Independent Democrat. Episco-
palian. Mem. Psi Upsilon fraternity, architectural
League. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Cornell University,
Baltusrol Golf, Water Witch, Nat. Arts. Residence:
126 E. 34th St. Address: 110 E. 23d St., N. Y. City.

WRIGHT, GEORGE MURRAY

Lawyer; b. Orwell, Vt., Dec. 3, 1852; s. Ethan Mur-
ray and Eliza T. (Bottum) Wright; ed. Middlebury
Coll., Vt. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., New England
Soc, Phi Beta Kappa Soc, etc., trustee Middlebury
Coll. Clubs: Union League, University, Century, N. Y.
Athletic, Republican. Residence: 44 W. 44th St. Ad-
dress: 280 Broadway, N. Y. City.

WRIGHT, HENRY JOHN

Journalist; b. Glasgow, Scotland, April 5, 1866; s.
John and Mary (Hall) Wright; ed. in private schools,
N. Y. City; grad. New York Univ., B.Sc, 1885; English
salutatorian of class; 2d honor; m. 1st, San Fran-
cisco, Calif., 1892, Claire Lefranc (died Dec, 1900);
2d, Meriden, Conn., 1906. Margaret E. Beacham; chil-
dren: Catherine Creswell and Donald Beacham. Con-
nected with Commercial Advertiser since 1885; city
editor of the Evening Post, 1892-1898; returned to
Commercial Advertiser as editor-in-chief, remaining
in that office through change of paper's name to
Globe. Has traveled throughout U. S., Canada and
Europe. Treas. and dir. Commercial Advertiser Ass'n.
Republican- Presbv'n. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa and Psi
Upsilon fraternities. Recreations: Outdoor and indoor
sports. Club: University. Address: 73 Dey St., N. Y.
City.
WRIGHT, MERLE ST. CROIX

Clergyman- b. Boston, Mass., 1859; s. Edwin and
Helen M. (Curtis) Wright; ed. Harvard Univ.. A.B.,



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1881, A.M., 1884, S.T.B., 1887, D.D., St. Lawrence Univ.,
N. Y., 1909; m. N. Y. City, 1895, Louise Wilson; one d.:
Elizabeth, b. 1896. Minister for 26 years in present
and only church,, Lenox Av. and 121st St., N. Y. City.
Lecturer. Independent in politics. Unitarian. Ad-
dress: 490 'Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.

WRIGLEY, CHARLES F. J.

Clergyman; b. Utica, N. Y.; ed. Hobart Coll., B.A.,
1879, M.A., 1882, D.D., 1900; Gen. Theol. Sem, N. Y.
City, S.T.B., 1885; m. Buffalo, 1889, Miss Pickering.
Ordered deacon and ordained priest, 1882, in Episcopal
ministry. Ass't Christ Ch., Rochester, N. Y., 1882;
rector St. Mary's-on-the-Hill, Buffalo, 1883-1902; rector
Grace Ch., Brooklyn Heights, N. Y. City, since 1902;
also archdeacon of Southern Archdeaconry of Brook-
lyn, 1903. Address: 53 Remsen St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

WULFF, EBERHARD J.

Consulting civil eng'r; b. Cologne, Germany, April
23, 1868; s. Eberhard and Henriette (Glebstatte) WulfT;
self-ed.; m. Cortland, N. Y., Oct. 16, 1902. K. Louise
Tanner. Consulting civil eng'r in gen. practise, spe-
cializing on municipal eng'ring, highway construction
and street railroads; county eng'r of Westchester Co.,
N. Y. Roman Catholic. Address: 62 Grove St., Tarry-
town, N. Y.

WURZBACH, FRED A.

Mf'r and banker; b. Newark, N. J., May 25, 1868; s.
Charles and Matilda F. (Hartranft) Wurzbach; ed.
public schools of Plainfleld, N. J., 1875-1881; N. J.
Business Coll., Newark, N. J., 1884; m. Newark, N. J.,
Sept. 3, 1890, Amelia Elizabeth Alt; children: Fred A.,
Jr., b. 1896, Ruth A., b. 1897, Beatrice, b. 1905. Pres.
and dir. The Bronx Nat. Bank; v.-p. and dir. C. D.
Durkee Co.; gen. mg'r of firm Francis Keil & Son,
largest mf'g hardware concern in State. Republican;
Baptist. Mem. Gavel Lodge No. 703, F. and A. M.; Ivy
Chapter, R. A. M. ; Manhattan Commandery, Mecca
Shrine; A. O. U. W. ; Royal Arcanum; Suburban Coun-
cil, all of Bronx. Summer residence: Bradley Beach,
N. J. Address 381 E. 165th St., N. Y. City.

WYCKOFF, EDWARD GUILD

Capitalist; b. South Lansing, N. Y., 1867; s. William
Ozman and Frances V. (Ives) Wyckoff; ed. Ithaca
Schs. and Cornell Univ.; m. Boston, Mass., 1888, Edith
T. Clymer. Pres. and dir. Wyckoff Lumber & Mf'g Co.;
prop'r Cornell Heights, Ithaca, N. Y. Mem. Am. Geog.
Soc, Peary Arctic Club, Mil. Order Loyal Legion of
U. S. Address: Ithaca, N. Y.

WYER, JAMES INGERSOLL, JR.

Librarian; b. Red Wing, Minn., May 14, 1869; s.
James Ingersoll and Rosabel E. (Shear) Wyer; ed.
Concordia, Kan. High Schs., Univs. of Minn, and Neb..
N. Y. State Library Sch., B.L.S.., 1898, M.L.S., 1905; m.
Concordia Kan., May 3, 1894, May Tyner; children:
William, b. 1895; Margaret, b. 1900. Ass't cashier and
dir. 1st Nat. Bank, Red Lake Falls, Minn., 1887-1889;
ass't cashier, 1st Nat. Bank, Concordia, Kan., 1889-
1895; ass't public library Minneapolis, Minn., 1895-
1896; N. Y State Library, 1897-1898; librarian and
prof bibliography, Univ. of Neb., 1898-1905; reference
librarian and vice-dir. N. Y. State Library Sch., Jan. 1,
1906-June 1, 1908; dir. N. Y. State Library and State
Library Sch., since June, 1908. Author: U. S. Gov't
Documents, 1906; Bibliography of Ed'n, 1899-1907; Bib-
liography of the study and teaching of history, 1900;
also various contb'ns to library and edn'l journals.
Life mem. and 1902 to 1909 sec. Am. Library Ass'n;
v.-p., 1909-1910; pres., 1910-1911; v.-p. N. Y. Library
Ass'n, 1906-1907; mem. Ass'n des Bibliothecaires Fran-
cais and Bibliographical Soc. of America. Trustee
Public Library, Lincoln, Neb., 1902-1905; pres. Neb.
Library Comm'n, 1901-1905. Residence: 399 Western
Av. Address: State Library, Albany, N. Y.

WYETH, JOHN ALLAN

Physician, surgeon; b. Missionary Station, Ala., May
26, 1845; s. Judge Louis and Euphemia (Allan) Wyeth;
ed. in Gunterville common school, and cadet at La
Grange (Ala.) Mil. Acad., 1861; enlisted as private, Co.
I, Russell's 4th Ala. Cav., C. S. A., and served through
Civil War, taking part in engagements at Law's Land-
ing, June, 1862; Bear Wallow, Upton Sta., Elizabeth-
town, Muldraugh's Hill, Rolling Fork River, Dec,
1862, and Jan., 1863; after that at Shelbyville, Tenn.,
Elk River, Winchester, Chickamauga, MacLemore's
Cove, Cottonport, Sequatchie Valley and Macon, Ga.,
to the surrender. Resumed studies after war; grad.
Med. Dep't Univ. of Louisville, M.D., 1S69, Bellevue
Hosp. Med. Coll., M.D., ad eundem, 1873; LL.D., Univ. of
Ala., 1901; Univ. of Md, 1909; m. 1886, Florence N.
Sims, d. Dr. J. Marion Sims. Engaged in practise of
medicine in N. Y. City from 1873. Ass't demonstrator
of anatomy, Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., 1873-1S76;



founded N. Y. Polyclinic Med. Sch. and Hosp. and prof,
surgery in same since 1882; surgeon St. Elizabeth's
Hosp., 1897, Mt. Sinai Hosp., 1898. Author: Handbook
of Medical and Surgical Reference, 1873; Text Book
on Surgery, 1886, and subsequent editions; Life of Gen.
Nathan Bedford Forrest, 1899 (Harper); also numer-
ous monographs and articles on surg. subjects, con-
tb'ns of hist, and biog. articles and war sketches to
magazines (Century, Harper, etc.). Pres. N. Y. Pathol.
Soc, 1885-1886; pres. N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, 1900; pres.
Am. Med. Ass'n, 1901; pres. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, 1907;
mem. N. Y. County Med. Ass'n; hon. mem. Pulaski Co.
(Ark.) Med. Soc; Med. Soc. State of N. J.; pres. N. Y.
Southern Soc, 1907. Club: Union League. Address:
244 Lexington Av., N. Y. City.

WYLIE, ROBERT HAMILTON

Physician and surgeon; b. Chester, S. C, Mar. 25,
1S63; s. Dr. Alexander P. and Juliet Agnes (Gill)
Wylie; ed. Chester (S. C.) Acad., grad. Sheffield Scien-
tific Sch., Yale Univ., Ph.B., 1883; Univ. of City of
N. Y., Med. Dep't, M.D., 1885; studied also in Vienna
gen. hospitals; m. Bayonne, N. Y., Nov. 23, 1904, Belle
Green Mulford; one d. : Lucilla Annie, b. 1905. Interne
Bellevue Hosp. (by competitive examination), 1885-
1886; ass't visiting gynecologist Bellevue Hospital, con-
sulting gynecologist, Hackensack Hosp., prof, gyne-
cology, N. Y. Polyclinic (Dir. Southern Power Co.,
Anderson Water, Light and Power Co. Independent
Democrat. Mem. N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, N. Y. Obstet.
Soc, Soc of Alumni of Bellevue Hosp., N. Y. Co. Med.
Soc.; mem. Bergelius Soc. of Yale Univ. Recreation:
Golf. Clubs: University. Manhattan. Address: 72 W.
52d St., N. Y. City.

WYNKOOP, ASA

Librarian; b. Saugerties, N. Y., Sept. 6, 1864; s.
Mynderse and Mary E. (Schoomaker) Wynkoop; at-
tended Rutgers Coll., A.B., 1887, A.M., 1907; Union
Theol, Sem., 1892; Columbia Univ., Sch. of Philosophy,
1890-1892; univ. fellow, 1891-1893; N. Y. State Library
Sch., 1903-1905; B.L.S., Univ. State of N. Y., 1911; m.
N. Y. City, Nov. 19, 1904, May Simpson Stratton; one
son; Stratton, b. Nov. 7, 1906. Pastor Trinity Presby'n
Ch., South Orange, N. J., 1893-1901; year of travel and
study in Europe, 1901-1902; ass't State insp. of Public
Libraries, 1905-1907; insp., 1907-1912; head of Public
Libraries Section. N. Y. State Ed'n Dep't, since 1913.
Founder and Editor New York Libraries. Pres. South
Orange Village Improvement Soc, 1899-1900. Mem.
Am. Library Ass'n, N. Y. Library Ass'n, Phi Beta
Kappa Soc, Delta Upsilon fraternity, Alliance Fran-
caise. Recreations: Tennis, golf, swimming. Clubs:
Holland Soc. N. Y., Albany Country. Residence: 335
State St. Address: Education Bld'g, Albany, N. Y.

WYNNE, JOHN J.

Clergyman; b. Sept. 30, 1859; s. Maurice and Mary
(Donnellen) Wynne; ed. Christian Brothers' Sch., N.
Y. City; grad. St. Francis Xavier's Coll., A.B., 1876
(with honors); clerical studies at West Park-on-Hud-
son, and House of Studies of the Jesuit Order, Wood-
stock, Md. Prof, natural sciences, St. Francis Xav-
ier's Coll., 1882-1883; classical languages, 1883-1886;
higher mathematics, Boston Coll. (Boston), 1886-1887.
Ordained priest at Woodstock, Md., Aug., 1890; appt'd
dir. Apostleship of Prayer in U. S., Aug., 1893; in
charge of shrine at Aureesville (the Shrine of Our
Lady of the Martyrs) on the site of the earliest
Catholic Mohawk Mission. One of editors Catholic
Encyclopaedia; editor Messenger since 1893. Roman
Catholic. Mem. Soc. of Jesus. St. Francis Xavier's
Coll., Alumni Ass'n, U. S. Catholic Hist. Ass'n, N. Y.
Co. Federation of Catholic Soc, The Marquette League.
Clu'b: Graduates. Address: 1547 Broadway, N. Y. City.



YALE, WILLIAM HENRY

Dry goods comm'n merchant, retired; b. Brooklyr ,
N. Y., Mar. 1, 1859; s. Henry Clay and Amelia (White)
Yale: grad. Yale, 1880; m. Boston, Mass., April 16, 1884,
Margaret Humphrey; children: Theodore H., b. 1884,
Henry Clay, b. 1885, William, b. 1887, Arthur McPher-
son, b. 1889 Burchard White, b. 1891, Margaret, b. 1S93,
Amelia, b. 1895, David, b. 1900. Has traveled in Eu-
rope, Asia, Africa, West Indies etc. Mem. Nat. Geog.
Soc, N. E. Soc. Clubs: Union League, Yale. Address
(summer): Alder Creek, N. Y.; (winter): 2 Park PI.,
Glens Falls, N. Y.

YANDELL, ENID

Sculptor; b. Louisville, Ky., Oct., 1870; d. Dr. Tiuns-
ford Pitts and Louise (Elliston) Yandell; grad. Hamp-
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Acad.; was pupil of Mc.Uonnles and Rodin, Paris. De-
signed and executed the Chancellor Garland memorial,
Vanderbilt Univ., Mayor Lewis Monument, New Haven,
Conn.; Carrie Brown memorial fountain, Providence,
R. I.; Daniel Boone monument, Cherokee Park; The
Hogan fountain, and Ruff memorial fountain, Louis-
ville, Ky. Thomas monument, Nashville, Tenn.; Sun-
dials for Mr. Harrlman; Fountains for Mr. Harriman,
Mr. Hammond, Mr. Goodrich, Mr. Steers Mr. Reade
Mr. Pomroy, Mr. Coppell; Scudder memorial bas relief,
Farmlngton, and Hunt bas relief, Hartford, Conn.;
Emma Wlllard memorial, Albany, N. Y.; sculptor of
the Athena, Tenn., Centennial Exp'n; also the "Woman's
Bld'g at World's Fair. Decorated Officier d'Academie,
by the French Gov't; received Designer's Medal,
World's Fair, Chicago; silver medal, Tennessee Cen-
tennial Exp'n; bronze medal, St. Louis Exp'n; hon.
mention, Buffalo Exp'n. Dlr. Branstock Art School,
Edgartown, Island of Martha's Vineyard, Mass. Mem.
Nat. Sculpture Soc, N. Y. Municipal Art Soc, N. Y.
Am. Historic and Scenic Preservation Soc. Clubs:
Woman's Cosmopolitan, National Arts, Pen and Brush.
Residence (summer): Edgartown, Mass. Address: 125
E. 74th St., N. Y. City.

YARD, ROBERT STERLING

Publisher; b. Haverstraw, N. T., Feb. 1, 1861- s. Rob-
ert Boyd and Sarah (Purdue) Yard; grad. Freehold
Inst., 1S79, Frinceton Univ., 1883; m. Pottstown, Pa,
June 4, 1895, Mary Belle Moffat; one d.: Margaret
Moffat, b. 1901. With W. R. Grace & Co., N. T. ship-
ping, 3 years; reporter for N. Y. Sun, 3 years; editor
for N. Y. Herald, 8 years; mg'r R. H. Russell, book
publisher, 1900-1905; mg'r book advertising for Charles
Scribner's Sons, publishers, 4 years; editor The Lamp,
2 years. V.-p., dir. and editor-in-chief of Moffat, Yard
& Co., N. Y., publishers, 1904-1911; organizing sec
Nat. Citizens' League for Promotion of Sound Banking
System, 1911-1912; connected with editorial dep't,
N. Y. Times until appt'd editor the Century Magazine
1913. Independent. Kesidence: Glen Ridge. N J
Address: 33 E. 17th St., N. Y. City.

YARDLEY, FARNHAM

Manufacturer; b. Yonkers, N. Y., Aug. 8, 1868;
s. Charles Burleigh and Margaret Tuffs (Swan) Yard-
ley; grad. East Orange (N. J.) Public Sen., 1SS5;
Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass., 1886; m. Llewellyn
Park, W. Orange, N. J., April 2, 1907, Harriet Mullett
Jenkins; one son: Alfred Jenkins, b. 1911. Started
business with Chas. E. & W. F. Peck, insurance brokers
and in 1904 formed insurance brokerage firm of Kirk-
land & Yardley; engaged in mf'g business since 1910.
V.-p. Jenkins Bros.; dir. First Nat. Bank of W. Orange,
N. J. Mem. City Council of E. Orange, N. J., 1903-
1907; nominated for Mayor of E. Orange, 1906; aide
to commanding officer of Naval Reserve of N. J., 1893-
1898. Vestryman Grace Episcopal Ch., Orange, N. J.
Mason. Mem. Founders and Patriots of America Soc.
Colonial Wars, S. A. R.; v.-p. Am. Supply and Ma-
chinery Mf'rs Ass'n. Pres. B'd Trustees of the Record
Ambulance, having charge of Ambulance and Police
Patrol System of the Oranges. Mem. Chamber of
Commerce. Recreation: Various outdoor sports. Clubs:
Essex County Country, West Orange, (N. J.) Mer-
chants, Underwriters. Residence: Llewellyn Park, W
Orange, N. J. Address: P. O. Box 2125, N. Y. City.

YATES, CULLEN

Landscape painter; b. Bryan, O., Jan. 24, 1866;
s. Franklin Banford and Lavinla (Punghes) Yates;
ed. public schs. of Ohio, Nat. Acad. Design, N. Y.,
Academie Julian, Paris, also studied under Jean Paul
Laurens and Benjamin Constant, Paris, and W. M.
Chase & Leonard Ochtman, N. Y.; m. Baltimore Md ,
Mar. 27, 1911, Mabel Taylor; one son: Richard Cullen,
b. March 23, 1912. Awarded bronze medal Universal
Exp'n, St. Louis, 1904; Innes prize, 1907. Represented
in Nat. Gallery of Art, Wash.. D. C, Brooklyn Inst.
Arts and Sciences. Montclair Art Ass'n, Wash. State
Art Ass'n, N. Y. City Art Museum, St. Louis, Phila-
delphia Arts Club. Lotcs Club, National Arts Club, and
others. Mem. Am. Water Color Soc, Nat. Acad. De-
sign, N. Y. Clubs: N. Y. Water Color, Nat. Arts, Lotos
Salmagundi. Residence: Shawnee-on-Delaware, Mon-
roe Co., Pa. Address: Van Dyck Studios, 939 Eighth
Av., N. Y. City.

YATES, DAVID GILBERT

Physician (eye and ear specialist); b. in N. J., 1870;
-grad. N. Y. Univ. Med. Dep't, M.D., 1898; m. Blanche B.,
d. Rev. Canon Evans of Montreal, Can. Ear and throat
surgeon. Children's Hosp., Randall's Island; ass't sur-
geon of N. Y. Eye and Ear Infirmary. Address: 149
W. Slst St., N. Y. City.

YAVES, WILLIAM C.

Electrical eng'r; b. Honolulu, H. I., May 31, 1878;
s. Lieut. Isaac I. and Emma Theodora (Paty) Yates;



grad. Union Coll., B.S., 1898; m. Schenectady, N. Y.,
May 31, 1904, Grace Phillips Lawrence. Has been with



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