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DeVinne medal by Typotheta? of N. Y.; John Fritz
medal by United Eng'ring Socs.: Wright Bros, medal
presented to them by Aero Club of America; Lloyd
McKim Garrison medal for Harvard Univ.. Amerigo
Vespucci and John Paul Jones plaques by Am. Numis-
matic Soc; James McNeill Whistler plaque; medal
of Internat. Congress on Tuberculosis, Washington,
1908; employees medal of Panama Canal; Lincoln cent
adopted Feb. 18, 1909; seals of N. Y. Public Library,
Fine Arts Federation of N. Y. ; busts of Prof. Charles
Eliot and Simon Stern; portraits of William M,
Evarts, Collis P. Huntington. Mem. Nat. Sculpture
Soc, Architectural League. Am. Numismatic Soc,
Municipal Nat. Soc. Club: Nat. Arts. Address: 30 E.
20th St., N. Y. City.

BRESEE, FRANK H.

Merchant, banker; b. Hartwick, N. Y., 1864: s.
William Edgar and Martha (Irons) Bresee; ed coun-
try sch.; m. Fly Creek, N. Y., 1S84. Ellia C. Benjamin;
three sons. Pres. and dir. Citizens' Nat. Bank. Oneonta
Central Co.: dir. Oneonta Promotion Co. Democrat.
Mason. Odd Fellow. Residence: 8 Maple St. Address:
155 Main St., Oneonta, N. Y.



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BRETT, GEORGE PLATT

Publisher; b. London, England, 1S5S; s. George E.
and Elizabeth (Piatt) Brett; ed. in schs. in London and
at Coll. City of N. Y.; m. N. Y. City, 1891, -Marie Louise
Tostevin. Became connected, 1879, with the Macmil-
lan Co., of which is now pres. ; also dir. The Mac-
millan Co. of Canada; Bridgeport Trust Co., Bridge-
port, Conn. Mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce. Clubs:
Century. Players, Grolier, N. Y. Athletic, Aldine, Au-
tomobile of America. Residence: 375 West End Av.
Address: 64-66 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

BRETT, PHILIP MILLEDOLER

Lawyer; b. Newark, N. J., Feb. 17, 1S71; s. Rev.
Cornelius (D.D.) and Helen B. (Runyon) Brett; grad.
Rutgers Coll., B.A., 1892; N. Y. Law Sch., B.L.. 1S94;
m. St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 27, 1906, Margaret Strong.
Admitted to N. Y. bar, 1S94. After graduation entered
as law student in office of Kellogg, Rose ,t Smith;
became mem. of firm, 1898; now mem. firm Kellogg
& Rose, lawyers. Entered as private. Signal and
Telegraph Corps, N. G. N. X, 1899; appt'd 2d lieut.,
1903; 1st lieut., since 1907. Trustee Rutgers Coll.;
mem. Rutgers Alumni Ass'n of N. Y. City, Delta Phi
fraternity, N. Y. Hist. Soc, Soc. Colonial Wars. Clubs:
Univ. N. Y., Underwriters, Univ. Glee, West Side Ten-
nis, St. Elmo. Residence: 901 Lexington Av. Ad-
dress: 115 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BREUCHAUD. JULES

Contractor and civil eng'r; b. N. Y. City, April 5,
1857; s. Jules and Elsie (Maurer) Breuchaud; ed. N.
Y. public schs., Cooper Inst.; m. Medford, -Mass., Jan.
11, 1882, Irene Gibbs; children: Jules Rowley, b. 1883;
Sunset, b. 18S6; Elsie Feeley, <b. 1893. Was civil eng'r
on Boston Water Works, also on Northern Pacific
R. R. in Mont., prior to 1881; since then as contractor
did railroad work on Northern Pacific R. R.; built
foundations for several tall office buildings in X. V.
City; also section 8 of New Croton Aqueduct; bridge
over Harlem Ship Canal, N. Y. City, and as mem. of
firm of Coleman, Breuchaud & Coleman, built New
Croton Dam for water supply of N. Y. City (largest
masonry dam in world); now building headworks of
Catskill Aqueduct for B'd of "Water Supply of N. Y.
City. Pres. The Underpinning & Foundation Co.
Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs. Clubs: Engineers', Hard-
ware (N. Y r . City). Residence: The Belnord. Ad-
dress: 290 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BREVOORT, JAMES RENWICK

Artist; b. in Westchester County, N. Y., July 20,
1832; ed. in N. Y. City and in Europe, sketching in
Great Britain, Holland and Italy; specialty In land-
scape. Elected associate, 1861, mem. 1863, Nat. Acad,
of Design, where has been prof, of perspective 35
years. Mem. Holland Soc. Club: Century. Address:
390 N. Broadway, Yonkers, N. Y.

BREWER, GEORGE EMERSON

Surgeon; b. Westfield, N. Y., July 28, 1861; s. Francis
B. and Susan H. Brewer; grad. Hamilton Coll., A.B.,
1881; A.M., 1884; Harvard Med. Sch., M.D., 1885; m.
Chester, Pa., 1893, Effie Leighton Brown; children:
Leighton, George E., Jr. Prof, clinical surgery, Coll.
Phys. and Surg., Columbia Univ. Senior attending
surgeon to Roosevelt Hosp. Republican; Episcopa-
lian. Mem. Am. Surg. Ass'n, Internat. Surg. Ass'n, N.
Y. Acad, of Medicine, N. Y. Surg. Soc. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Metropolitan, Century, Harvard, N. Y. Ath-
letic. Address: 16 E. 64th St., N. Y. City.

BREWER, JOHN HYATT

Organist and composer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. IS,
1856; s. William and Anna (Neill) Brewer; ed. Brook-
lyn public schs; m. Brooklyn, June 27, 1888, Emma A.
Thayer. Began music at 7 as boy soprano in choirs
in Manhattan and Brooklyn until 15th year; vocal
studies with Dr. H. E. Cutler, Dr. W. W. Walter and
James M. Wilder; pianoforte and harmony from Ra-
fael Navarro; organ, W. A. M. Diller, V. W. Caulfield,
S. B. Whitley, and organ, harmony and composition
under Dudley Buck, 1877-1887. Musical dir. and or-
ganist Lafayette Av. Presby'n Ch. since 1881; con-
ductor Brooklyn Apollo Club (male voices), since
1903; professor of music, Adelphi Coll., Brooklyn.
1899-1906; conductor Flatbush Glee Club (mixed
voices), since 1904; fellow and secretary Dep't of
Music, Brooklyn Inst- since 1891. Mem. since 1896,
fellow, 1902; warden, 1905-1908, Am. Guild of Organ-
ists; instr. in voice, pianoforte, organ and theory;
composer (for women's yolces) : cantatas, Hesperus;
Sea and the Moon; Herald of Spring; Twilight Pictures,
etc.; (for male voices): Autumn; Cavalry Song; Birth
of Love; Sing. Sing. Music Was Given; Break, Break,
Break, etc. (for mixed voices); Dreamland, Glad Tid-
ings, and the sacred cantata, Holy Night, string quar-
tet in D-minor, and other compositions, in number



more than 150, orchestral, vocal and Instrumental. His
umpositions have received four prizes: A. A Low
prize, 1896; Mason & Hamlin, 1891; Schubert Glee Club.
1905, and Chicago Madrigal Club (W. W. Kimball
prize), 1S05. Address: 88 S. Oxford St., Brooklyn. N. Y.

BREWER, MARGARET DRYDEN

Born, Monmouth, 111.; d. William Addison and Har-
riet (Cabien) Dryden; ed. Monmouth Elementary and
High Sch., private tutors, Chicago Univ., sp'i diploma,
1908, Dep't Fine Arts, T. C Columbia Univ., B.S.,
1910, Dep't of Sociology, T. C, Columbia Univ.; m.
Monmouth, 111., Melville Brewer. Recreation: Travel-
in-. Clubs: College Women's (pres.), Women's
Graduate Club of Columbia University (pres.) Resi-
dence: 400 Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.

BREWER, NICHOLAS RICHARD

Artist; 'b. in Olmstead Co., Minn 1S57; s. Peter and
Mary A. (Russell) Brewer; ed. in dist. school until 15
years old; attended an art class under Charles Noel
Flagg and D. W. Tyron in N. Y. City; m. St. Paul,
-Minn., May 20, 1S79, Rose M. Koempel; children: F.
A., b. Nov., 1880; E. V., b. April, 1882; R. J., b Jan.,
1SS5; W. W., b. Dec, 1886; Adrian L. and Clarence R.
(twins), b. Oct., 1891. Elected mem. Chicago Soc. Ar-
tists, 1891, and of Salmagundi Club, N. Y. City, 1903.
Devoted chiefly to portrait and mural painting, Chi-
cago, New York, Boston, Newport, R. I., St. Paul,
Minn., and many other cities, where has painted
prominent people, including Joseph Jefferson, U. S.
Senator Cushman K. Davis, Archbishop John Ireland,
Ex-Gov. William Sprague of Rhode Island, Ex-Gov.
Pillsbury of Minnesota, Lieut.-Gov. Woodruff, N Y. ;
Mrs. Reginald Vanderbilt, Mrs. C. M. Oelrichs, Mrs.
Katherine Neilson, Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, Ex-Gov.
Edmunds of South Dakota, etc. First exb'n at Nat.
Acad. Design, N. Y., was in 1S85 and frequently since
then; has held exb'ns in Newport, R. I.; Boston, N. Y.
City, Chicago and other cities. Awarded second prize
Minnesota State Art Soc, 1912. Prof. Art Coll of St.
Thomas, St. Paul, Minn., 1S94-1S97. Recreation: Out of
door sketching. Address: "The Van Dyck," 56th St.
and Sth Av., N. Y. City, and 448 Mississippi River
Blv'd, St. Paul, Minn.

BREWSTER, EUGENE V.

Lawyer, editor; b. Bayshore, L. I.. N. Y., Sept 7,
1869; s. Henry D. and Clotilda Theresa (Smith)
Brewster; descendant of Elder Brewster of the May-
flower; ed. public schs. at Bayshore; Centenary
Collegiate Inst., Hackettstown, N. J., 3 years; Pen-
nington Sem., 1 year; Princeton Univ.; m. Mav 10,
1893. Emilie C. Churbuck; children: -Ruth, b. "1895;
Raphael, b. 1S9S, Marie Theresa, b. 1900. Writer on
economic subjects in newspapers and magazines, and
formerly edited daily legal column in Brooklyn Eagle.
Interested in art, music, photography and economics;
also lecturer and public speaker. Author: What to
Do With the Trusts, Success Secrets, One Hundred
Helps, etc.; editor, The Caldron Magazine; mn'g editor
The Motion Picture Story Magazine, since 1910. In-
dependent Democrat; one of William Jennings
Bryan's earliest friends and supporters; also of the
late Mayor Gaynor's. Formerly pres. Allied Arts
Ass'n, and Brooklyn Grand Opera Co.: mem. Nat.
Geog. Soc, Am. Forestry Ass'n. and Municipal Art
Soc. Painted pictures for exb'n, prizes in photog-
raphy, written several plays," published numerous
brochures, and has some musical talent. Nominated
by two labor parties for att'y-gen. in 1900, but de-
clined nomination. Residence: 29 Monroe St. Ad-
dress: 175 Duffield St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

BREWSTER, GEORGE THOMAS

Sculptor; b. Kingston, Mass., Feb. 24, 1862; s.
Altheus and Mary S. (Cushman) Brewster; gen. ed'n
in public schs.; art ed'n in Mass. State Normal Art
Sch., and Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris; m. 1st N Y.
City, Aug. 17, 1S85, Adelina Marguerite de Courtney
(died 1911); 2d, July 11, 1913. Lina A. G. Totten. Instr.
R. I. State Sch. of Design, 18S3-1884; founder of the
modeling class at Art Students' League of N. Y. City,
1886; instr. Cooper Union, N. Y. City, since 1900. Mem.
Nat. Sculpture Soc, Municipal Arts Soc, Architectural
League of N. Y., Arts and Crafts Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc.
Club: Nat. Arts. Address: Tottenville, S. I., N. Y.

BREWSTER, HENRY COLVIN

Banker; ib. Rochester, N. Y., Sept. 7, 1845; s. Simon
L. and Editha C. (Colvin) Brewster; ed. in common
schools of Rochester, N. T. ; m. Rochester Oct 5,
1S76. Alice E. Chapin; children: Rachel A., b 1881;
Editha C, b. 1886. Entered Traders' Nat. Bank as
clerk, Sept., 1S63; appt'd cashier, July, 1868; elected
v.-p. Jan., 1895: has been pres. since Oct., 1898; or-
ganized. 1901. Genesee Valley Trust Co. Elected to
the 54th Congress of U. S. as representative from the



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31st (now 32d) N. T. District, 1894; re-elected, 1890.
Was the first v.-p. N. T. State Bankers' Ass'n, and
afterward pres. Mem. and lor two terms pres.,
Rochester Chamber of Commerce (now trustee); four
terms pres. Rochester Clearing- House Ass'n. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Mem. Chamber of Commerce
State of N. T., N. Y. City, Mayflower Soc, State of N.
Y., Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons Am. Revolution. Clubs:
Union League (N. T. City); Genesee Valley, Country
(Rochester). Residence: 901 East Av. Address:
Traders National Bank, Rochester, N. Y.

BREWSTER, WILLIAM

Manufacturer carriages and autos; b. N. Y. City,
June 2, 1866; s. Henry and Charlotte (Draper) Brew-
ster; ed. St. John's Sch., Sing Sing, N. Y.; m. N. Y.
City Sept. 1, 18SS, Marie Hunger; one d.: Barbara,
b Sept. 5, 1893. Started in business with Brewster
& Co., Oct. 1, 1S83; studied designing in Pans, 188&:
visited the principal carriage concerns in Europe in
1886 Admitted to firm of Brewster & Co.. July 1,
1888' - pres. since its incorporation, Jan. 1, 1903. Dir.
Lincoln Nat. Bank, Northern Ins. Co., United Assets
Co Independent in politics. Life mem. Museum
Natural History; mem. Met. Museum of Art. Clubs:
Union League, Automobile of America, Piping Rock,
Sleepy Hollow. Address: 671 5th Av., N. Y. City.

BREWSTER, WILLIAM TENNEY

Educator: b. Lawrence, Mass., Aug. 15, 1869; s. John
Leander and Adeline Augusta (Tenney) Brewster;
grad. Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass., 1888; Harvard
Coll, A.B., 1892; Harvard Univ., A.M., 1893; m. Lon-
don, England. July IS, 1905, Anna Richards. Ass t
in English, Harvard Coll. and Radcliffe Coll., 1893-
1894; since then at Columbia Univ. as tutor in Eng-
lish, 1S94-1900; instr. in English, 1900-1902; adjunct
prof. English, 1902-1906: prof. English, since 1906;
acting dean, Barnard Coll., Columbia Univ., 190 I-
1910; provost Barnard Coll. since April. 1910. Inde-
pendent in politics. Cluib: Century. Address: Co-
lumbia University, N. Y. City.

BRIDGES, ROBERT

Editor, author; b. Shippensburg, Pa., July 13, 1S5S;
s. John and Mary (Bridges) Bridges; grad. Princeton.
A B., 1879; A.M., 1882. Connected with Rochester
Democrat and Chronicle, 1880; with N. Y. Evening
Post, 1881-1887; literary critic of Life, 1SS3-1900, over
the signature "Droch"; since 1SS7, ass't editor Scrib-
ner's Magazine. Author: Overheard in Arcady, 1894:
Suppressed Chapters, 1895; Bramble Brae (collected
poems), 1902. Edited, with introduction, The Roose-
velt Book, 1904; contb'r of poetry and criticism in
periodicals. Independent in politics. Clubs: Univer-
sity, Century, Princeton. Address: 599 Fifth Av., N.
Y. City.

BRIDGMAN, HERBERT LAWRENCE

Journalist; b. Amherst, Mass., May 30, 1844; s.
Richard Baxter and Mary (Nutting) Bridgman; ed.
Amherst public schs. and acad. ; Amherst Coll., A.B.,
1866; A.M., in course, 1SG9; honorary, M.A., 1904; m.
1st, Amherst, Mass., Oct. 7, 1868, Melia Newhall
(died, 1S84); 2d, N. Y. City, Sept. 7, 1887, Helen Bart-
lett; one son, Roibert, b. Nov. 24, 1874. On staff
Springfield Republican, 1865-1870; N. Y- and New-
England Associated Press, 1870-1871; Washington
eorr. Boston Advertiser, 1871-1873; ass't to publisher,
N. Y. Tribune, 1873-1877; mg'r advertising dep't,
Frank Leslie publications, 1878-1888; publisher, N.
Y. Press, 1888-1SS9; business mg'r, Brooklyn Standard
Union from 18S9. Historian Peary Auxiliary "Fal-
con" Expd'n to North Greenland, 1894; with Prof.
William Lihhey on Mesa Encantada (N. M. ) Expd'n,
1S97; and in command, Peary Diana, 1899, and Erik,
1901, expd'n to N. Greenland and Ellesmere Land.
Author: Africa from Sea to Center, describing a jour-
ney to the Sudan and Uganda, 1905; Victorious Bul-
garia, results of studies in Sofia and Belgrade, April,
1913, on reasons and results of the Turco-Balkan War.
V.-p. and dir. Brooklyn Warehouse and Storage Co.
Republican; Congregationalist. Mem. Internat. Polar
Comm'n, Chevalier of the Order of Leopold II (1908).
Pres. and incorporator Modern Historic Records
Ass'n; pres. Amherst Ass'n of N. Y. ; pres. Brooklyn
Inst, Dep't of Georgraphy; mem. Am. Nat. and Phila.
Geog. Socs., and Ass'n of Am. Geographers; mem.
elect Royal Geog. Soc; mem. Phi Beta Kappa and
Psi Upsilon fraternities; founder Am. Alpine Cluib;
incorporator, sec. and treas., Peary Arctic Club since
1S9S. Mem. Amherst Coll. Alumni Ass'n, N. E. Soc,
Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Union League, Hamilton,
Pilgrims (N. Y. and London), Nat. Press (Washing-
ton), and Brooklyn Press. Address: 604 Carlton Av.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.



BRIDGMAN, OLIVER BENEDICT

Stock broker; b. Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 18, 1858; .
Rev. Charles De Witt, D.D., and Lucette (Benedict)
Bridgman; ed. Albany Mil. Acad.; m. 1st, N. Y. City,
Jan. 20, 1885, Jeanne Kirk; 2d, Philadelphia, Sept. 22,
1910, Mae C. Long; one d.: Anna Kirk (by first wife).
Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange. Col. 1st Cav., N. G., N.
Y. V.-p. Albany Soc; mem. S. A. R., Soc Am. Officers.
Clubs: Calumet (gov.), Army and Navy (v.-p.),
Squadron A (v.-p.). Residence: Mamaroneck, N. Y.
Address: 45 Wall St., N. Y. City.

BRIESEN, ARTHUR VON

Lawyer; b. Borkendorf, Germany, July 11, 1843; s.
Richard and Adele (Bandtke) von Briesen; ed. Prus-
sian Gynasdums at Hohemsteln, and at Braunsberg;
by private tutor before coming to N. Y., 1858; grad.
N. Y. Univ. Law Sch., 1868; LL.D., 1913; m. Brooklyn,
Oct. 22, 1873, Anna Goepel; five children. Sergeant
Co. B, 1st N. Y. Vol. Eng'rs, 1861-1864; on staff of
Scientific American, 1864-1872, and American Artisan,
1872-1874. With 10th Army Corps in S. Carolina and
Ga., at battles of Hilton-Head, Ft. Pulaski, Secession-
ville, Pocotaligo, etc; pres. Citizens' Union, 1896, and
German-Am. McKinley and Roosevelt League. 1900;
chm'n of N. Y. Roosevelt League, 1904; of Ellis Island
Investigating Com., 1903. Admitted to bar, 1868; since
1888, senior mem. firm of Briesen & Knauth. Pres.
Legal Aid Soc. since 1890. Pres. Nat. Alliance of
Legal Aid Societies of U. S., 2d v.-p. Veteran Ass'n
of Dep't of South, and Atlantic Blockading Squadrons,
N. Y. (1913). Mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce; Nat.
Geog. Soc; Bar Ass'n. Appt'd by Pres. Roosevelt,
1904, delegate to Universal Congress of Lawyers and
Jurists at St. Louis, and following year decorated
with Cross of Legion of Honor by French Gov't; 1908
received from Emperor of Germany the Order of the
Crown of Prussia. Mem. of Satterlee Com., 1907-1908,
which restored Knickerbocker Trust Co. to renewed
life, after it had gone into the hands of receivers.
Club: Lotos. Residence: 160 W. 59th St. Address:
25 Broad St., N. Y. City.

BRIESEN, FRITZ VON

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1S74; s. Arthur and
Anna (Goepel) von Briesen: ed. Columbia Grammar
Sch., Dr. Sachs' Collegiate Inst., Harvard, A.B., 1895;
N. Y. Univ. Law Sch.. LL.B., 1S97; Columbian (now
GeoTge Washington) Univ., Washington, D. C, LD.M.,
1901; D.C.L., 1902; m. N. Y. City, 1905, Edwina Fay Ful-
ler. Admitted to bar, 1S97; mem. firm Briesen &
Knauth; specialty in patent law. Lived in Washing-
ton, D. C, 1900-1904, in charge of Washington office
of Briesen & Knauth. Trustee Am. Seamen's Friend
Soc. Mem. Phi Delta Phi fraternity. Clubs: Har-
vard, Phi Delta Ph* (N. Y. City), Metropolitan, Uni-
versity (Washington). Address: 25 Broad St., N. Y.
City.

BRIGGS, GEORGE E.

Editor; b. Peekskill, N. Y March IS, 1S69; s. Edwin
and Sarah M. (Starr) Briggs; grad. Drum Hill High
Sch., 1885; State Normal and Model Sch., Trenton, N.
J., 1S8S; unmarried. Local editor, 18S9-1903 and since
1903, editor The Highland Democrat, Peekskill, N. Y.
Dir. Peekskill Improvement Co. (Ltd.), Highland Demo-
crat Co. (v.-p. and mg'r), Peekskill Industrial Ass'n,
Peekskill Bld'g and Loan Ass'n, Cortland Town Stock
Protective Ass'n and Lincoln Soc. Has covered entire
U. S. and Mexico in travels part of Canada, Pacific
coast, Bermuda, also England, Ireland, Scotland,
France, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Austria, Switzer-
land. Crossed Atlantic ten times. Mem. Cortland
Town B'd of Health many years; pres. B'd of Health,
Village of Peekskill, seven years. Presby'n. Mem.
N. Y. State Press Ass'n, N. Y. State Democratic
Editorial Ass'n, Select County Weeklies, ex-pres.
Alumni Ass'ns of Drum Hill Sch., Peekskill, and
State Normal, Trenton, N. J.; mem. Sons of Revo-
lution. Active in Free Masonry. Past master and
present sec. Courtlandt Lodge, No. 34, F. and A. M.
Past High Priest and present sec. Mohegan Chapter
No. 221, R.A.M. Past Thrice Illustrious, Peekskill
Council No. 55, R. and S. M. Past Grand Steward
and Past Dist. Deputy Grand Master, Grand Lodge
State of N. Y. 32 Mason and mem. N. Y. Scottish
Rite Bodies. Mecca Temple. Mystic Shrine. Mem.
Anointed High Priests Ass'n. N. Y. Past Masters Ass'n
12th Masonic Dist. Present representative of Grand
Council of Royal and Select Masters of State of In-
diana, near Grand Council of N. Y.; present repre-
sentative Grand Chapter of Indiana, near Grand
Chapter of N. Y. Mem. Peekskill Lodge, 744, B.P.O.
Elks; Bald Eagle Tribe, No. 264, I.O.R.M.; v.-p. Cort-
landt Hook and Ladder Co., No. 1; hon. mem. Centen-
nial Hose Co., No. 4: ex-pres. Peekskill B'd of Trade,
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Harris Light Cav. Survivors' Ass'n; mem. B'd of Park
Comm'rs of Peekskill (sec), Westchester County Soc.
for Prevention of Cruelty to Children Helping Hand
Soc. Peek.-kill Chess Club, (sec). Address: Eagle
Hotel, Peekskill, N. V.

BRIGGS, HENRY C.

Minister and organist: b. Brooklyn X. Y., May 4,
1872; s. Henry Clay and Julia A. (Mead) Briggs; ed.
Brooklyn Public Sch. 16, Boys' High Sch., and private
tutor; Princeton, A.B., rum laude, lS'Jii; A.M., 189*;
Princeton Theol. Sem., 1899: m. Brooklyn Sept 12,
1S9S, Miss Mabel Foland; children: Evtlvn Poland, '.b.
1899; Dorothy Mead. b. 11)04. Was organist of follow-
ing churches: S. 3d St., M. E., Brooklyn; Greene Av.
Presby'n, Brooklyn; Ch. of Christ. Sterling Place,
Brooklyn; Christian Ch. of the Evangel, Brooklyn;
First Reformed Ch. (Bedford Av.), Brooklyn; or-
ganist Princeton Univ., St. James' M. E. Ch., Kings-
ton, N. T.; First Reformed Ch., Saugerties, N. Y. ;
was pastoral ass't 1st Reformed Ch. (Brooklyn); or-
dained in ministry, Presby'n Ch., 1900; ordained
deacon, P. E. Ch. 1901; ordained presbvter, P. E Ch.,
1902; was minister-in-charge, St. James' P. E. Ch ,
Callicoon Dept, N. Y. Address: 11 Partition St., Sau-
gerties. N. Y.

BRIGGS, HERBERT ARIEL

Confidential clerk and librarian to Appellate Div.,
2d Pep't; b. Township of Smithville, Chenango Co.,
N. Y., Sept 26, 1S56; s. Erastus and Susan Maria (Mc-
Farland) Briggs; ed. dist. sch. and Oxford Acad.,
Oxford, N. Y. ; unmarried. Republican. Recreations:
Golf, travel. Club: N. Y. Athletic. Residence: 16 E.
60th St. Address: Borough Hall, Brooklyn, N. Y.

BRIGGS, WALTER

Lawyer; b. Duanesburgh, Schenectady Co., Mar. 11,
1S57; s. Cyrus and Louise Anna (Wilson) Briggs; ed!
dist. sch. of Duanesburgh; m. Aug. 26, 18S2 Adeline
C. Wilber; children: Cyrus W., b. 1S84; Edgar Zeh.
b. 1889; Marian E., b. 1895. Engaged in gen. law
practice since 1SS3, Schenectady. Alderman, 4th Ward,
City of Schenectady, 1S96-1900; Republican candidate
for mayor of Schenectady, 1899; elected dist. att'y
Schenectady County, 1901; re-elected 1904, 1907. Att'y
li years, treas. 6 years, Schenectady Building, Loan
and Savings Ass'n. Republican. Member Schenectady
Co. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Member St.
George's Lodge, No. 6, F. and A. M.; Champion
Lodge, No. 544; Electric City Rebecca Lodge, No. 23,
and Mohawk Encampment, I.O.O.F.; Schnaughtada
Tribe. Independent Order of Red Men. Address:
Schenectady, N. Y.

BRIGGS, WALTER M.

Mine operator; b. St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 9, 1871; s.
Dr. Charles E. and Rebekah (Whittaker) Briggs;
grad. Harvard Univ., A.B., 1S95; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 11,
1899, May E. Phillips; children: Morton P.. b. Nov. 30,
1899; Walter De B., b. Jan. 30, 1901. Real estate ag't,
Boston, 1895-1901; mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange, 1901-
1906. Pres. Regal Mines, Alaska; treas. and sec Black-
burn Mines, Alaska, Tennessee Copper Co.; dir. Great
Northern Development Co., Alaska. Progressive Re-
publican; Episcopalian. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon,
Alpha Delta Phi fraternities, Hasty Pudding Soc.
Treas. 6 years. Temporary Home for Working Women.
Recreations: Polo, hunting and shooting, tennis. Clubs:
University (N. Y.), Tennis and Racquet (Boston),
Norfolk Hunt. Dedham Polo and Country. Residence:
Dedham, Mass. Address: 77 Franklin St., Boston, and
2 Rector St.. N. Y. City.

BRIGHAM, ALBERT PERRY

Geologist; b. Perry, N. Y"., June 12. 1855; s. Horace
Ames and Julia (Perry) Brigham; grad. Colgate
Univ., A.B., 1879 (Phi Beta Kappa), Div. Sch., 1SS2
(A.M.); Harvard Univ., Graduate Sch., A.M., 1892; m.
Amsterdam, N. Y., June 27, 1882, Flora Winegar; chil-
dren: Charles Winegar (died 1899) and Elizabeth.
Clergyman, Stillwater and Utica, N. Y., 1882-1891:
prof, geology. Colgate Univ., from 1S92; curator of
museum, Colgate Univ.; instr. in geology. Harvard
Univ., summer session, 1900; prof, geology, Cornell
Univ., summer sessions, 1901-1904; prof, physical
geography, Univ. of Wis., summer session, 1906; lec-
turer Oxford Univ. Sch. of Geography, 1908. Fellow
Geol. Soc. America, A.A.A.S.; sec. Ass'n of Am. Geog-
raphers; mem. Nat. Geog. Soc; asso. editor Bulletin
of Am. Geog. Soc. Pres., 1905, X. Y. State Science
Teachers' Ass'n. Chief examiner in physical geog-
raphy for Coll. Entrance Examination B'd, 1902-1913:
ass't geologist. N. Y. State Geol. Survey. Contb'r of
papers in many scientific journals and various maga-
zines. Author: Text Book of Geology; Introduction
to Physical Geography (co-author); Students' Labo-



ratory .Manual of Physical Geography (all Appleton);
Geographic Influences in American History, From
I I ill to Railway Through the Appalachians, and Com-
mereial Urography (Glnn). Address: Hamilton, N. T.
BRIGHT, LOUIS V.

Lawyer; b. -Mobile. Ala., Oct. 1863; s. Michael and
Adele (George) Bright; ed. private schs. in Phila-
delphia; fitted for Lawrence Scientific Sch., Harvard,
and passed examinations, but decided to study law;
grad. Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1885; m. N. Y. City,



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