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1865; s. Washington Irving and Marion L. (Briggs)
\danix '-il. Montclair public schools, grad. high
school, 1883; m. 1889, Grace Wilson; children: Wilson
Irving, Marion Elizabeth, Briggs Kilburn. Carolyn
Styles, W. I. Lincoln, Jr. Pres. Styles & Cash, sta-
tioners and printers, Montclair Trust Co., Photo-
graphic Times Pub. Ass'n; dir. Dexter Folder Co.:
treas. Montclair Holding Co. Life mem. Am. Inst.;
mem. LaFayette Lodge, No. 64, F. and A. M.; ex-gov.
N. J Soc. of Founders and Patriots of America; mem.
Sons Am. Revolution, Soc. Colonial Wars, Huguenot
Soc, Soc. War of 1812. Trustee, First Cong'l Soc.
(Dr. Bradford's), Montclair, N. J.; dir. Montclair
Civic Ass'n. Author: The Amateur Photographer,
Sunlight and Shadow, In Nature's Image, Woodland
and Meadow, Photographing In Old England. Clubs:
Union League IN. Y. City); Montclair Camera Ihon
mem.). Residence: Montclair, N. J. (winter): Hilltop
Farms Littleton, N. H. (summer). Address: 135 W.
14th St., N. Y. City.

ADAMS, WILLIAM CRITTENDEN

Real estate operator, financier; i>. San Francisco,
Cal Apr. 11. 186;:: s. Samuel and Alice (White)
Ada'ms; grad. Sen. of Appll :olumbia Univ.,

CE- m Brooklvn. N. > . 9. Grace Fair-

child James; children: I l, James Fair-

child, Darwin James. En . estate opera-

tions N. Y. City, makin. in mortgage

loans. Pres. Rutgers Realts I Adams Realty

Co- v.-p. Faircbild Co.; v.-p ee U. S. Savs.



Bank. Served in "Hi Reg't X. G, X. Y. 7 years, in
Troop 2, Squadron A, 8 years; service medal of State
of N. Y. Republican; Presby'n, mem. Alumni Ass'n,
Columbia Sch. of Mums . Clubs: Adirondack League,
Union League, Columbia Univ., Barnard, Nassau
Country. Seawanhaka-Corinthian Yacht, Lawyers.
Address: 100 Broadway, N. V. City.

ADAMSON, ROBERT

Fire comm'r; was sec. to the late William J. Gay nor.
Mayor of New York. Appt'd lire comm'r, City of New
York by Mayor John Purrov Mitchel Jan. 1. 1914. Ad-
dress: 151 E. 67th St., X. Y. City.

ADDISON, CHARLES L.

Vice-pres. and dir. Atlantic Av. Elevated R.R. Co.,
Huntington R.R., L. I., Consolidated Electrical Com-
panies, Montauk Steamboat Co., Limited; Montauk
Water Co., Nassau County R'v, N. Y. and Rockaway
Beach R'y Co.; N. Y., Brooklyn & Manhattan Beach
l:'y Co., Northport Traction Co., Ocean Electric R'y,
Prospect Park & Coney Island R.R. Co.; pres. Long
Island Elec. R.K. Co.; X. Y. & L. I. Traction Co. Ad-
dress: Pennsylvania Station, N. Y. City.

ADDY, ARTHUR ROCKWELL

Physician; b. Marietta, O., Aug. 18, 1870; s. William
(iD.D.) and Frances Augusta (Barnes) Addy; grad.
Marietta Coll.. A.B., 1892 (cum laude, sp'l < uia iaude
in Greek); Coll. Phys. & Surg. (Columbia Med. Dept.),
N. Y. City, M.D., 1S99. Interne Gen. Memorial Hosp.,
N. Y., Feb., 1901-June. 1902; surg. Out Patient Dep't.
Presby'n Hosp., 1002-1907. Capt. Med. Corps., N. .G.
X. Y., May 25, 1907, attached to 71st InL X. Y. City.
Independent; Presby'n. Mem. N. Y. County Med.
Ass'n, Med. Ass'n of Greater City of N. Y.. Ass'n of
Mil. Surg, of U. S.. Phi Beta Kappa and Delta Upsilon
fraternities. Club: Graduates (charter mem.). Resi-
dence: 808 Lenox Road, Brooklyn. Address: -Cor.
Lenox Road & E. 51st St., Brooklyn, X". Y".

ADLER, FELIX

Educator, lecturer; b. Alzey, Germany, Aug. 13,
1851; s. Samuel and Henrietta (Frankfurter) Adler;
ed. Columbia Grammar Sch., N. Y. City; grad. Colum-
bia Coll. A.B., (Phi Beta Kappa). 1870; Heidelberg,
Ph.D., 1S73; m. Brooklyn, N. Y.. May 24, 1880, Helen
Goldmark; five children. Prof. Semitic languages
and literature Cornel". Univ. 1873-1876; prof, social
and polit. ethics, Columbia Univ., since 1902; Theo-
dore Roosevelt prof, at Univ. of Berlin, 1908-1909.
Founder (1876) and leader of the Soc. for Ethical
Culture; Mem. Tenement House Comm'n, 1886; Com.
of Fifteen, 189S; Com. of Fifty on Drink Question;
chm'n Nat. Child Labor Comm'n. Independent in
politics. Founder and leader of N. Y. Ethical Culture
Soc. since 1876; founder of Ethical Culture Sch. and
dir. since 1878; trustee Tenement House Bld'g Co.,
1883; first to introduce trained nurses for the poor,
in 1877; mem. Co-operative Colonization Soc, 1878-
1SS5. Author: Creed and Deed, The Moral Instruc-
tion of Children, Life and Destiny, Marriage and Di-
vorce, Religion of Duty, Essentials of Spirituality.
Clubs: City, Authors Century. Residence: 152 W.
77th St. Address: 33 Central' Park W., N. Y. City.

ADLER, LEON N.

Manufacturing chemist; b. Milwaukee. Wis., Nov.
20, 1858; s. Solomon and Charlotte (Steiner) Adler;
ed. Columbia Grammar Sch., Columbia Univ., A.B.,
18S0 (Phi Beta Kappa); Univ. of Heidelberg, Ger-
many, A.M., Ph.D.; Univ. Strassbourg, Germany;
Polytechnikum, Stuttgart, Germany; m. N. Y. City,
Nov. 14, 1889, Rose Lissauer; one son: Stanley L., b.
1890. Engaged in chemical mf'g since 1884; prop'r
Adler Color and Chemical Works. Independent.
Mem. Soc. Chem. Industry, Chemists' Club, Am. Chem.
Soc. Vereinigung alter deutscher Studenten in Amer-
ika, A.A.A.S., Verein Deutscher, Chemiker, Har-
monie Club, Deutscher Liederkranz, Drug and Chem-
ical Club. Recreations: Horseback riding, golf. Resi-
dence: 306 West End Av. Address: 100 William St.,
N. Y. City.

ADLER, SIMON LOUIS

Lawyer; b. Seneca Falls, N. Y., Aug. 30, 1867; s.
Lewis and Anna (Zalinski) Adler; grad. B.L., Cor-
nell Univ., 1S89; Harvard Univ. Law Sch. Dir. J. N.
Kersburg Realty Co. (treas); Sandia Mining Co. (sec).
Mem. of Assembly from 2d Assembly Dist., Monroe
County, 1911, 1912, 1913. Address: 811 Wilder Bld'g,
Rochester, N. Y.

ADRIANCE, HARRIS ELY

Clergyman and social worker; b. Poughkeepsie, N.
Y. Feb. 18, 1861; s. John P. and Mary Jane Ruthven
(Piatt) Adriance: grad. Williams Coll., 1883, A.M.;
m. Albany, N. Y., June 12. 1S89, Sarah McClellan
Holmes; children: Harris Ely, Jr., b. 1891; Edwin



WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



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Holmes, to. 1893; Francis Van Cranken, b. 1904; James
Ruthven, b. 1910. Ordained in Preby'n ministry and
served in the pastorate; now minister of Church of
the Son of Man (undenominational), 227 E. 104th St.,
X. Y. City; Mem. Holland Society. Clubs: University,
Williams. Address: Englewood, X. J.

ADSIT, CHARLES

Banker; b. Hornell. X. Y\. May 20, 1843; s. Martin
and Esther J. (Charles) Adsit; ed. at Walnut Hill
Sch., Geneva; at_ l'atterson Sch., Detroit; m. St. Louis,
Mo., June 4, ls.s. Susan G. Larkin; children: Dr. 11.
Adsit, b. 1880; Lynn M., b. 1882; May E., b. 1889. En-
tered business life as clerk in country store; became
teller of First Xat. Bank, Hornell, N. Y., 1803; cashier,
1865-1900; has been pres. since 1900. Pres. Adsit
Realty Co., Hornell Traction Co., v.-p. Merrill Silk
Co., Merrill Hosiery Co.; pres. and founder N. Y. State
Bankers' Ass'n; at one time mayor of Hornell. Mem.
N. Y. Chamber of Commerce, trustee Mercy Hospital,
Hornell Library. Republican. Episcopalian. Clubs:
Union League, Y". M. C. A. Recreations: Golf and au-
tomobiling. Address: 19 Center St., Hornell, N. Y.

AGAR, JOHN GIRAUD

Lawyer; b. Xew Orleans, La., June 3, 1S56; s. Will-
iam and Theresa (Price) Agar; grad. Georgetown
Univ., A.B., 1S76; A.M., 1888; Ph.D., 1S89; LL.D.,
1910; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1880; m. X. Y. City,
Feb. IS, 1S92, Agnes Louise Macdonough. Admitted
to bar, 1SS0; ass't U. S Att'y Southern Dist. of X. Y .
1SS1-18S2; now mem. law firm Agar, Ely & Fulton.
Chm'n Campaign Com., People's Municipal League,
1891. Served as lieut. cbmd r ami paymaster, also
judge-advocate on staff of capt. of naval militia, N. Y.
Mem. B'd Ed'n, X. Y. City. 1896-1898; v.-p. Xat. Civic
Federation, 1905. Mem. Southern Soc, X. Y". Pres.
Municipal Art Soc, 190S-1911. Clubs: Union. Univer-
sity, Metropolitan, Lawyers', Xational Arts (pres.
since May, 1911), Reform (pres. lour,, ]'J07 190S, 1909).
City, N. Y. Yacht, Turf and Field, Catholic, Riding
(N. Y. City), Metropolitan (Washington, D. C). Resi-
dences: Fair Oaks. Premium Point, Xew Rochelle, X. Y.,
and 19 E. 66th St. Address: 31 Xassau St., X. Y~. City.

AGASSIZ, RODOLPHE LOUIS

Mine owner, capitalist; b. Cambridge, Mass.. Sept. 3,
1871; s. Alexander and Anna (Russell) Agassiz; grad.
Harvard Univ., A.B., 1892; m. Philadelphia, Pa.,
March 27, 1894, Maria Dallas Scott; children; Maria
Dallas, b. April 7, 18951 Anna, b. Sept. 19. 1SUU. Pres.
and dir. Osceola Consolidated Mining Co., Ahmeek
Mining Co., Tamarack Mining Co., Isle Royale Copper
Co.; dir. State Street Trust Co., Am. Trust Co., Wal-
ter Baker Co., Ltd. Clubs: Knickerbocker, Harvard
(X". Y.), Harvard (Boston), Myopia Hunt, Country
(Brookline), Somerset, Chicago, University (Chicago).
Residence: Hamilton, Mass. Address: 12 Ashburton
PI.. Boston. Mass.

AGNEW, GEORGE B.

Former State Senator; b. X. Y". City, 1808: s. A. G.
Agnew; grad. Princeton, A.B., 1891. In business in
X. Y. City since 1S91. Mem. Xat. Guard State of N. Y.
for 15 years (two years a.d.c. on staff of Gov. Mor-
ton). Republican, elected for four terms as repre-
sentative of 27th Assembly Dist. of X. Y. Co.: in 1906
elected to State Senate from new lith Senatorial
Dist.; mem. special com. appt'd 1905 to investigate
the gas and electric situation in X. Y r . City. Mem.
Republican Co. Com. of N. Y. Co. Address: 22 Will-
iam St., X. Y. City.

AHEARN, JOHN FRANCIS

Born X Y. City, April 18, 1853; ed. public schools
N. Y. City and College City, N. Y. After holding
clerkship in several well-known houses, entered pub-
lic life as mem. Assembly from 4th Dist. (N. Y.),
1SS9: chief clerk Essex Market Court same year;
mem. State Senate (10th Senatorial Dist.), 1S89-1905;
mem. Fassett Investigating Com. Has been the spe-
cial champion of the Fire Dep't and the author of
many measures for its improvement; author so-
called Mothers' bill, which has effected great reform
in treatment of dependent children; advocated pass-
age of laws relating to welfare of public school
teachers, and succeeded in providing pension for
them; has taken great interest in providing means
for summer outings for indigent and invalid women
and children. Pres. Borough of Manhattan, 1900.
Mem. B'd Sachems Tammany Soc. Address: 290 E.
Broadway, X. Y. City.

AHERN, JOHN LOUIS

Lawyer; b. in town of Fenton, Broome Co., X. 1".,
April 15, 1870; s Patrick M. and Johanna (Bresnihan)
Ahern; ed. in dist. sch.. Whitney's Point (N. Y.)
Acad., Ithaca (N. Y.) High Sch. one year: Cornell
Univ., Ph.B., 1894; Cornell Univ. Coll. of Law, LL.B.,



1896; during coll. course was asso. editor college
dally paper, the Cornell Sun, for three years, and its
mg'r i"i two years; unmarried. Advertising mg'r
Buffalo Evening News, 1895-1890; clerk in law office
111 Humphrey, Lockwood & Hoyt, 1896-1897; admitted
'" I'ai, 1896; has practised law independently since
May I, ]s:>7. Democrat (Independent). Mem. Knights
of Columbus (grand knight Buffalo Council); lieut.
Co. F, ,4th Reg't N. G., N. T., mem. Rifle Team.;
Mem. Erie County Bar Ass'n, Cornell Univ.; Alumni
Ass'n for Western N. Y. Recreations: Military work,
rifle shooting, athletics, social and fraternal work,
clubs: Lawyers, Union, Motor Boat (Buffalo!. Ad-
dress: :;i>7 D. S. Morgan Bid's, Buffalo, X. Y.

AIKEN, E. CLARENCE

Lawyer; b. Scipio, Cayuga Co., N. Y., Mar 0. 1850;
- Ira and Ellen (Ulney) Aiken; ed. Auburn schools
and Univ. Rochester, A.B., 1877; m. July 13, 1881,
Frances Baker. Engaged in practice of law at Au-
burn, X. Y., from 1879. Dir. and counsel The Xew
York, Auburn & Lansing R.R. Co. Mayor of Au-
burn, X. Y". Republican; Baptist. Mem. Cayuga Co.
Hist. Soc, Geog. Ass'n, B.P.O. Elks. Cluub: City
(Auburn). Address: 141 Genesee St., Auburn, X. Y.

AITKEN, JOHN WILLIAM

.Merchant; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 31, 1850; s. John and
Anne (Anderson) Aitken; grad. Princeton Univ., B.A.,
1869; A.M., 1S72; m. Rochester, N. Y., 1S77 Helen F
i'owers; children: Helen Jean, John. Mem. firm Ait-
ken, Son & Co., dry goods merchants. Dir. 2d Nat.
Bank; trustee Bowery Savings Bank. Mem. Am. Fine
Arts Soc, Met. Museum of Art, Am. Museum of Nat-
ural History, Chamber of Commerce, N. Y. Zool. Soc
"lubs: University, Union League, Metropolitan,
Princeton. Residence: 2S W. 54th St. Address: 417
Fifth Ave., N. Y. City.

AITKEN, WILLIAM BENFORD

Bank pres., lawyer; b. X. Y. City, 1867; s. William
B and Catherine (Beekman) Aitken; grad. Columbia
Coll., A.B., 1888; A.M., 1889; Ph.D., 1890; m. 1st, Edith
h,-? x (deceased); 2d, Nora Hamilton Coote; children-
Edith, ib. 1S97; Beekman, b. 1905. Pres. The Bronx
Savings Bank, Aitken Construction Co and The
Bronx Safe Deposit Co. Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n.
Bar, City of N. Y.; Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity,
Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution, N. Y Geneal
and Biog. Soc Club: X. Y. Athletic. Address: 312
W . i St'h St., X T . T. City.

ALBEE, ERNEST

Educator; b. Langdon, N. H., Aug. S," 1S65; s. Solon
and Ellen Lucilha (Eames) Albee; grad. Univ of Vt
A.B., 1S87; fellow in psychology, Clark Univ. 1S91:
iellow in philosophy, Cornell Univ., 1892; Ph.D (Cor-
nell), 1894; m. Dec. 23. 1911, Emily Humphreys Manly.
Prof, of philosophy, Cornell Univ. Mem Phi Beta
Kappa Soc. Co-editor: Philosophical Review 1903-
1908. Author: History of English Utilitarianism, 1902
iMacmillan), and various articles. Mem. Am. Philos
Ass'n, Am. Psychol. Ass'n. Clubs: Town and Gown
(Ithaca). City (N. Y. City). Authors' (London). Ad-
dress: The Circle, Ithaca, N. Y.

ALBEE, FRED HOUDLETT

Surgeon; to. Alna, Me., April 13. 1876; s. F Huysen
and Mary Charlotte (Houdlett) Albee: attended Lin-
coln Acad., New Castle, Me., 1895; Bowdoin Coll
Brunswick, Me., A.B., 1899; Harvard Univ.. Med Sch'
M.D., 1903; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 2, 1907, Louella Mai
Berry. Studied in clinics of Vienna, Berlin, Paris
Liverpool and London, 1908-1909; prof, orthopedic
surgery Univ. Vermont; adjunct prof. Post-Graduate
Med. Sch. Formerly ass't prof. Cornell Med. Coll
visiting surgeon Post-Graduate Hosp.; consulting sur-
geon YVaterbury and Muhlenberg Hosps. Pres. Corp'n
of Colonia, McAbee Realty & Construction Co. Lieut.
Med. Reserve Corps, U. S. A. Independent. Mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, Am. Orthopedic Ass'n, Am. Roentgen Ray
Soc, N. Y. Acad, of Medicine (ex-dhm'n Orthopedic
Section), Harvard Med. Soc; mem. Kappa Sigma and
Phi Chi fraternities. Recreations: Tennis, golf, trav-
eling. Clubs: Harvard, Colonia County (v.-p.). Resi-
dence: Colonia, N. J. Address: 40 E. 41st St., N. Y. City.

ALDEN, CARLOS COOLIDGE

Lawyer; legal educator and author; b. Wilmington.
Will Co., 111., June 4. 1866; s. Edward and Adelaide
(Cousens) Alden; grad. N. Y. Univ., LL.B., 1892; T.T, Al ,
1893: J.D. (Honorary), 1904; m. Unadilla N. Y., June
29, 1898, Sue L. Wiesmer; children: Joi.n. b. 1900;
Ruth. b. 1905; Carlos Coolidge, Jr., to. 1911. In active
legal practice in X. Y'. City, 1893-1904; prof, law N. Y.
Univ. Law Sch., 1896-1904; dean of Buffalo Law Sch.
since 1904. Appt'd counsel to Gov. Hughes of X. Y'.,
1909: Comm'r on Uniform State Laws, since 1910.



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



Mem. Phi Delta Phi fraternity. Author: Handbook of
N. Y. Code of Civil Procedure; Second Edition of Ab-
bott's Forms of Pleading, Second Edition of Abbott's
Practice and Forms. Mem. Soc. Mayflower Descend-
ants, tracing ancestry to John Alden. Club: University
(Buffalo). Address: 27 Ashland Av., Buffalo, N. Y.

ALDEN, CYNTHIA WESTOVER

Editor and publisher; b. Afton, la., May 31, 1862;
d. Oliver S. and Luclnda (Lewis) Westover; grad.
State Univ. of Colo., A.B.; M. Lltt, Alfred (N. Y.)
Univ., 1900; m. N. Y. City, 1890, John Alden. Taught
In public schoola at Boulder, Colo.; later private sec.
of street cleaning comm'r, N. Y. City; was editor
Woman's Page, N. Y. Recorder; Woman's Page, N. Y.
Tribune. Founder and pres-gen., Internac. Sunshine
Soc. (Inc.), largest philanthropic society in U. S.,
membership over 300,000, with about 3,000 branches.
Treasurer and founder of the Blind Babies' Home
(only place in Empire State for blind babies). Au-
thor: Bushy (tale of child-life In Far West); Man-
hattan, Historic and Artistic; Women's Ways of Earn-
ing money. Address: 96 5th Av., N. Y. City.

ALDEN, HENRY MILLS

Editor, author; b. Mt. Tabor, near Danby, Vt., Nov.
11, 1836; grad. Williams Coll., A B i857; A.M., 1860;
L.H.D., 1890; LLD., 1907; grad. Andover Theol. Sem.,
1860, but never took orders; m. 1st, 1861, Susan Frye
Foster, of N. Andover, Mass.; 2d, 1900, Ada Foster
Murray, of Norfolk, Va.; three daughters by firsc
marriage. Lowell Inst, lecturer, 1863-1864, on The
Structure of Paganism; mn'g editor Harper's Weekly,
1863-1869; editor Harper's Magazine since 1869. Au-
thor: God and His World, 1890; A Study of Death,
1895; Magazines. Writing and the New Literature,
1908; Harper's Pictorial History of the Great Rebel-
lion (with A. H. Guernsey). Club: Authors. Resi-
dence: Metuchen, N. J. Address: Care Harper &
Bros., 325 Pearl St., N. Y. City.

ALDRICH, CHARLES S.

Lawyer; b. WethersHeld, Vt., April 1, 1871; s.
Charles F. and Abbie L. (Spaulding) Aldrich; ed. Vt.
Acad., Saxton's River, Vt.; Brown Univ., A.B., 1894;
A.M., Wesleyan Univ., 1896; m. Manchester, N. H.,
Sept. 9, 1897, Helen P. Drake; one daughter, Adeline,
b. 1902. Traveled in Europe summer of 1896; has
practised law ever since; now mem. firm of Shaw,
Bailey & Murphy. Dlr. Pioneer Bld'g Loan Sav. Ass'n
of Troy, Union Nat. Bank of Troy, Illlum Realty Co.;
sec. and treas. Collar City Land Co. Served 5 years
In 6th Separate Co. N.G.N. Y. (Troy), Citizens' Corps,
Republican (Independent); Baptist. Mem. Phi Beta
Kappa, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Delta Upsilon frater-
nity. Trustee 1st Baptist Ch Troy, N. Y. Recrea-
tions: Gymnasium, tennis, whist. Club: Pafraets
Dael. Address: Troy, N. Y.
ALDRICH, CHESTER HOLMES

Architect; b. Providence, R. I., June 4, 1871; s.
Ellsha S. and Anna (Gladding) Aldrich; grad. Colum-
bia Univ. (Ph.B.), 1893; Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris,
France, Diplome par le Gouvernement Francais. En-
gaged in practice as architect since 1900; mem. of
Arm of Delano & Aldrich, architects, of Walters Art
Gallery, Baltimore, Md.; Philadelphia Orphanage,
residences for John D. Rockefeller at Pocantico Hills.
N. Y.; W. B. O. Field, Bronson Winthrop, Harry
Payne Whitney, etc. Mem. Am. Inst, of Architects;
Soc. of Beaux Arts Architects, Societfi des Architects
Diplomes, etc. Address: 4 E. 39th St., N. Y. City.

ALDRICH, HERBERT L.

Publisher; b. East Blackstone, Mass.; s. Andrew J.
and Auretta (Roys) Aldrich; ed. Cornell Univ., 1880-
1883; m. Oct. 10, 1893, Mary Grace, one of the Clark-
son family. Was mn'g editor Cleveland Plain Dealer,
western editor Scientific American. Engaged 3ince
1893 in publication of technical periodicals. Pres.
and treas. Aldrich Publishing Co., Marine Eng'rlng,
Inc., and The Boiler Maker, Inc.; publisher and prop'r
Internat. Marine Eng'rlng, published simultaneously
In N. Y. City, and at 31 Christopher St., London, E. C,
England. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs; Soc. Naval
Architects and Marine Eng'rs; Mil. Order of Loyal Le-
gion; Mason. Has traveled extensively in Europe,
N America, East'n Siberia and Alaska; has written
many articles. Author: Arctic Alaska and Siberia.
Clubs: Engineers, Machinery, Army and Navy (Wash.,
D. C). Address: Hotel San Remo, N. Y. City.

ALDRICH, RICHARD

Journalist; b. Providence, R. I., July 31, 1863; s.
Ellsha Smith and Anna Elizabeth (Gladding) Aldrich;
ed. Providence High Sch., Harvard Univ., A.B., 1885.
Became reporter on Providence Journal. Aug., 1885;
then musical and dramatic editor and editorial writer;
private sec. V. S. Senator Dixon, 1889-1891. In 1S91



joined staff of N. Y. Tribune as reporter; then be-
came telegraph editor, ass't day editor, ass't literary
editor. Since Oct., 1902, on staff of N. Y. Times as
musical editor. Author: A Guide to Parsifal, 1904
(Oliver Dltson); A Guide to the Nlbelung's Ring, 1905
(Oliver Ditson). Translator of Lilli Lehmann's book,
How to Sing" (Macmlllan); contrlb'r to magazines,
periodicals, etc. Clubs: Century, University, Harvard,
St. Botolph (Boston). Address: Care New York Times,
Times Square, N. Y. City.

ALDRIDGE, DARWIN R.

Merchant; b. Paterson, N. J.; s. Volney and Harriet
(Hull) Aldridge; m. St. Louis, Mo, May 27, 1891, Clara
Billon. Treas. and dlr. China & Japan Trading Co.,
Ltd. Ex-Captain 23rd Reg't, N.G.N.Y. Sec. and trus-
tee Gates Av. Homoeopathic Disp. Mem. N. Y. Cham-
ber of Commerce, N. E. Soc, Sons of Revolution.
Clubs: Down Town Ass'n, Union League, Hamilton,
Dyker Meadow Golf, Scarsdale Golf & Country, Shel-
ter Island Golf & Country. Residence: 19 Monroe PI.,
Brooklyn. Address: 32 Burling Slip, N. Y. City.

ALDRIDGE, FREDERICK THURSTON

Banker; ib. Brooklyn, N. Y.; s. Volney and Harriet
E. (Hull) Aldridge; ed. in Brooklyn sens. ; m. Brook-
lyn, N. Y., Oct. 15, 1884, Bessie Jones Lowrey (died
1909); one d. Marguerite, b. 1890. With firm of Bow-
ring & Archibald, exporters, N. Y. City, 1877-1884;
sec. Long Island Loan & Trust Co., Brooklyn, 1888-
1913; sec. Brooklyn Trust Co., since Feb., 1913; pres.
and dir. Excelsior Hygienic Ice Co. Served 12 years
in 23d Reg't, N.G.N.Y. Episcopalian. V.-p. and trus-
tee Brooklyn Heights Sem.; trustee Sheltering Arms
Nursery, Brooklyn Home for Aged Men. Mem. Soc.
Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution, New Eng. Soc. of
N. Y., sec. New Eng. Soc. of Brooklyn, Hull Family
Ass'n. Clubs: Crescent Athletic Hamilton, Brooklyn.
Address: 471 Clinton Ave.. Brooklyn, N. Y.

ALDRIDGE, GEORGE WASHINGTON

Contractor; b. Michigan City, Ind., Dec. 28, 1856; ed.
public schools of Rochester, N. Y., and Carey Collegi-
ate Sem., Oakfleld, N. Y. Pres. American Clay & Ce-
ment Corp'n, Rochester; dir. Lincoln Nat. Bank of
Rochester, N. Y. Chm'n Rochester B'd of Public
Works, 1883-1894; elected mayor of Rochester. 1894;
Appt'd. N. Y. State Supt. of Public Works.
1895, by Gov. Morton, reappt'd by Gov. Black,
1897. During term had charge, and brought to com-
pletion, State Capitol at Albany. Appt'd N. Y. State
railroad comm'r by Gov. Higgins, 1905, and during
part of term was chm'n of comm'n. Mem. Rep. State
Com. since 1888, and duTing all of which time has
been mem. of its Exec. Com. Delegate to Rep. Nat.
Conv. 1896, 1900, 1904, 1908, 1912. Mem. Rochester
Hist. Soc, Empire State Soc S.A.R.; Mason, Odd Fel-
low, Elk. Clubs: Rochester, Genesee Valley, Roches-
ter Athletic, Rochester Whist (Rochester), Oak Hill
Country; Lotos, Lawyers, Republican (N. Y. City).
Address: Rochester, N. Y.

ALEXANDER, CHARLES BEATTY

Regent Univ. State of N. Y., lawyer, capitalist; b.
N. Y. City, Dec. 6, 1849; s. Henry Martyn and Susan
Mary (Brown) Alexander; g. s. late Rev. Archibald
Alexander, D.D., one of founders and first prof.
Princeton Theol. Sem.; on mother's side of Rev.
Matthew Brown, D.D., formerly pres. Jefferson Coll.,
Pa., and Mary W. p'erguson, d. Maj. Ferguson of Rev-
olutionary Army, later of First U. S. Art'y, killed at
St. Clair's Defeat. Ed. collegiate sch. of M. W. Lyon,
and by private instr'n, entered Princeton Univ.. 1S66,
grad. A.B., 1870; Columbia Univ. Law Sch., LL.B.,
1872- A.M. Princeton Univ., 1873, and honorary LL.D.,
1895; LL.D., 1902 from Washington and Jefferson Coll.;
Litt D, 1913, from Washington and Lee Univ.; m. San
Francisco Calif., April 26, 1887, Harriet, d. Charles
Crocker of Calif.; children: Harriet, Janetta, Mary
Crocker. Admitted to bar N. Y. City, June 17, 1872;
Calif, bar, Dec. 19, 1888; bar Supreme Court U. S., Nov.
5, 1884; since admission to bar has been continuously
in practice; mem. firm Alexander & Green until end of
1912. Has been concerned in many of the largest
litigations during past forty years; eminent as adviser
of corp'ns and estates. Dir. and mem. Exec. Com.
Equitable Life Assurance Soc. of U. S. (counsel many
vears) ; trustee Equitable Trust Co.; dir. and mem.
Exec Com. Internat. Banking Corp'n; dir. Mt. Morris
Bank, Internat. Bank, Tri-State Land Co., Rocky
River Coal & Coke Co.; pres. and dir. Zwoyer Fuel Co.
Formerly dir. Mercantile Trust Co., Windsor Trust
Co., Hocking Valley R. R. Author of legal treatise on
N. Y. Law of Life Insurance, and Memoirs of Major
William Ferguson. Has delivered numerous addresses
on various academic, patriotic and other occasions;
among others, the annual address on July 4, 1908, be-



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fore R. I. State Soc. of the Cincinnati, another at
Princeton Theol, Sem. Centennial, May 6, 1912; and
commencement address at Washington and Lee Univ.,
May 11, 1913. Delegate to Nat. Dem. Conv., Baltimore,
June, 1912; elected by concurrent vote of Legislature
State of N. Y., regent Univ. of State of N. Y., Feb. 12.



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