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June 12, 1895, Bertha, d. William C. Ralston, of Cali-
fornia; children: Mildred, b. 1898, Henry Ralston, b.
1903. After leaving Harvard Law Sch., entered office
of George W. Biddle, Philadelphia; admitted to Phila-
delphia bar 18S5; came to N. Y. Oity and entered
office of Shearman & Sterling; admitted to N. Y. Bar,
1886. Entered the Title Guarantee & Trust Co., and
finally rose to be its sec; resigned to become v. -p.
Bankers' Trust Co., and upon absorption of that com-
pany by Atlantic Trust Co., became v.-p. and dir.
Lawyers' Title Ins and Trust Co. (then known as the
Lawyers' Title Ins. Co. of N. Y.), pres. since 1912;
dir. and mem. Exec. Com. of Lawyers' Mortgage Co.,
Mortgage Bond Co. of N. Y.; of Lawyers' West-
chester Mortgage and Title Co., Mercantile Safe De-
posit Co., Queens Co. Mortgage Co. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., Sons of Revolution, Soc. Colonial Wars.
Clubs: University, Harvard, Union League. Address:
160 Broadway, N. Y City.

BRILL, NATHAN E.

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 13, 1860; s. Simon and
Adelheit (Frankenthal) Brill; ed. public schs., Coll.
City of N. Y., A.B., 1877; A.M., 18S3; Univ. City of N.
Y., M.D., 1SS0; m. N. Y. City, June Sr 1899, Elsa M.
Josephthal; children: Elizabeth Joyce, b. 1900; John
Lewis, b. 1902. Practising medicine in N. Y. City
since 1SS2; prof. Clinical Medicine, Coll. of Phys. and
Surgs., Columbia Univ., N. Y. City; lecturer on an-
atomy, physiology and pathology of the nervous sys-
tems, N. Y. Post-Grad. Med. Sch., 1882-18S4. Pres.
Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, 1S91-1892; pres. Alumni
Soc, Bellevue Hosp.. 1899; 1st v.-p. Med. Soc. Co. of
N. Y., 189S. Attending physician First Med. Div.,
Mount Sinai Hosp. Mem. A.A.A.S.; fellow Am. Ass'n
for Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis; mem. Am.
Neurol. Ass'n; fellow N. Y. Acad. Medicine; mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Pathol. Soc, N. Y. Co. Med. Soc,
Harvey Soc, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, Metropolitan
Med. Soc, Soc. Alumni Bellevue Hosp. Address: 48
W. 76th St., N. v. City.

BRILL, SAMUEL

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, 1859; s. David and Regina
(Hexter) Brill; ed. N. Y. City public sch.; m. N. Y.
City, 1911, Josephine Mayer. For 25 years in retail
business in New York City. Senior mem. firm Brill
Bros. Mem. Mystic Shrine, Royal Arcanum. Club:
Sphinx (ex-pres.). Residence: Hotel Netherland, Fifth
Av. and 5Sth St. Address: 279 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BRILLES, LEO R.

Lawyer; b. Cadiz, O. ; grad. Wheeling public schs.,
1890; Linsly Mil. Inst., 1892; A.B., Univ. Wooster, 1896;
A.M., 1899; LL.B., N. Y. Law Sch., 1905. Ass't principal
Linsly Mil. Inst, 1896-1902; since Jan 1., 1908, mem.
firm of House, Grossman & Vorhaus. Mem. Beta Theta
Pi fraternity, Centennial Lodge of Masons. Residence:
Bristol Hotel. Address: 115 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BRINCKERHOFF, ELBERT ADRIAN

Banker; b. Jamaica, N. Y., Nov. 29, 1838; s. John N.
and Mary M. Brinckerhoff ; ed. private acad.; m. 1869,
Emily A. Vermilye; children: Emily V., Mary E., Elbert
A., Elizabeth L., Margaret, Helen M., Janet. Bir. Mer-
chants Nat. Bank, J. Spencer Turner Co.; dir. Barrett,
Nephews & Co.. U. S. Cotton Duck Corp'n, Consolidated
Cotton Duck Co., Mt. Vernon-Woodbury Cotton Duck
Co. Presby'n. V.-p. Am. Bible Soc; trustee Am. Sea-
man's Friend Soc; mem. St. Nicholas Soc, Holland
Soc Trustee Presby'n Hosp. Clubs: Down Town
Rockaway Hunt. Residence: Palisade Av., Engle-
wood, N. J. Address: 42 Wall St., N. Y. City.

BRINSMADE, WILLIAM BARRETT

Surgeon; b. (Brooklyn, Dec 24, 1865; s. James Beebee
and Jennie (Newman) Brinsmade; grad Yale, A.B.,
1888; Coll. Phys. and Surg., M.D., 1892; practising med-
icine in Brooklyn since 1S95; clinical prof, surgery and
chief of surgical clinic; also attending surgeon. Long
Island Coll. Hosp.; attending surgeon, St. John's Hosp.
Republican. Mem. Reformed (Dutch) Church. Mem
Am. Acad. Medicine, Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med.
Soc. Kings Co. Med. Soc, N. Y. Surg. Soc, Pathol. Soc.
Med. Ass'n Greater N. Y., Alumni Socs., Yale N Y.
Hosp. and Sloane Maternity Hosp.. etc. Mem Sons
Revolution. Trustee Poor Ass'n. Clubs' University,



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Yale (N. Y. City), Hamilton, Heights Casino (Brook-
lyn), Atlantic Yacht, Dyker Meadow Golf. Address:
166 Columbia Heights, Brooklyn, N. Y.

BRINTON, CHRISTIAN

Art critic; b. Thornbury, Chester Co., Pa., Sept. 17,
1S70; s. Joseph Hill and Alary (Herr) Brinton; grad.
Haverford Coll., B A., 1892; M.A., 1906; studied also at
Univs. of Heidelberg and Paris, in philosophy, aesthe-
tics and history of art. Traveled extensively in France
Germany, Russia, Italy and Spain. Has twice visited
Norway, Denmark and Sweden, as well as Cuba, Yuca-
tan and Mexico. Asso. editor of The Critic, 1900-1903;
Everybody's Magazine, 1903-1904; regular contb'r to
The Century, Harper's, Scribner's, The Studio, etc., on
various phases of modern painting, sculpture and ar-
chitecture. Author: Modern Artists (Doubleday, Page
&. Co.), 1908; Ignacio Zuloaga (Hispanic Soc, N. Y.),
1909; Die Entwicklung der Amerikanischen Malfcrel
(Berlin), 1910; Masterpieces of American Painting
(Berlin Photo. Co., N. Y.), 1910; Paul Troubetzkoy
(Hispanic Soc, N. Y.), 1911; Walter Greaves (Cottier

6 Co., N. Y.), 1912; Scandinavian Art Catalogue (Am.
Scandinavian Soc), 1913; La Peinture Americaine
(Paris), 1913. Recreations: Riding and shooting. Mem.
Phi Beta Kappa Soc. of Haverford, Leonardo da Vinci
Soc, Pennsylvania Soc. and Haverford Alumni Ass'n
of N. Y., Chester Co. Hist. Soc. Clu'bs: Players (N. Y.).
University (Philadelphia), West Chester Golf and
Country (Pa.). Address: The Players, 16 Gramercy
Park, N. Y. City.

BRINTON, WILLARD COPE

Consulting eng'r; b. West Chester, Pa.; s. Samuel
Lewis and Elizabeth Starr (Smith) Brinton; grad. State
Normal Sch., West Chester, Pa., 1900; Harvard Univ.,
S.B., in Mech. Eng'ring (cum laude), 1907. Did eng'ring
work for H. Brinton Co., B. P. Sturtevant Co., Yale &
Towne Mfg. Co., Westinghouse Electric Co., Bush Ter-
minal Co. Made study of Harbor and Terminal con-
ditions, involving most of important cities of Europe,
photographs taken during this study being used in
lantern slide lectures before different technical socs.
and colls. Author of a book on Graphic Statistics pub-
lished by Eng'ring Magazine. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech.
Eng'rs, Ass'n of Harvard Eng'rs, Harvard Eng'ring
Soc. of N. Y., Efficiency Soc, Am. Statist. Ass'n, Am.
Civic Ass'n. Recreations: Traveling, riding, tennis.
Clubs: Harvard, City (N. Y.), West Chester Golf and
Country, City (mem. com. on development of Port).
Residence: 55 W. 44th St. Address: Transit Bld'g, 7
E. 42d St., N. Y. City.

BRISBANE, ARTHUR

Editor N. Y. Evening Journal; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Dec.
12, 1864; s. Albert and Sara'h (White) Brisbane; ed.
public schs. of N. Y. State and Ave years in Germany
and France; unmarried. Began newspaper work in
1S83, on N. Y. Sun, with which was connected seven
years as reporter, London cor. and editor Evening Sun;
mn'g editor different editions of N. Y. World, 1890-
1897; editor N. Y. Evening Journal since 1897. Resi-
dence: Hempstead, L. I. Address: N. Y. Evening
Journal, N. Y. City.

BRISCOE, BENJAMIN

Manufacturer; b. Detroit, 1868; s. Joseph A. and
Sarah J. (Smith) Briscoe; ed. public and high schs.
Detroit; m. Jackson, Mich., Sept. 3, 1891, Lewie S.
Briscoe; children: J. P., (b. 1894; Jeannette, Elizabeth.
In wholesale hardware firm Black & Owen, Detroit,
1884 and 1887; became interested in retail firm W. C.
Lantner Co., Detroit, 1887, later engaged in mf'g of
sheet metal goods, selling retail dep't, and chang-
ing name to Briscoe Sheet Metal Works, later to Bris-
coe Mf'g Co. Capt. Detroit Cadets. 1886-1889. Episco-
palian. Mason, Knight Templar. Dir. Y. M. C. A.; ves-
tryman Christ Ch., Tarrytown. Recreations: Automo-
biling, golf. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Boat, Lotos, Auto-
mobile of America, Transportation, Engineers (N. Y.
City). Knollwood Country (White Plains), Address:

7 E. 42d St., N. Y. City.

BRISTOL, CHARLES LAWRENCE

Zoologist, educator; b. Ballston Spa., N. Y., Sept. 29,
1859; s. Lawrence W. and Caroline (Hawkins) Bristol;
ed. public schs. Ballston Spa; grad. N. Y. Univ., B.S.,
1883; M.S., 1888; fellow Clark Univ., 1891; fellow Univ.,
of Chicago, 1892-1893; Ph.D., 1895. Instr. Rivervievv
Acad., Poughkeepsie, N. Y., 1S84-18S8; prof, zoology,
Univ. of S. Dakota, 1888-1891; prof, biology, N. Y. Univ.,
since 1S94. Dir. annual zool. expd'ns of N. Y. Univ. to
Bermuda since 1897; asso. dir. Bermuda Biol. Labora-
tory for Research since 1904. Has made zool. examinai
tions of coral reefs of Bermuda and has succeeded in
transporting tropical marine animals alive to N. Y.
Aquarium. Mem. Am. Soc. Naturalists, Am. Soc. Zoololo-
gists, fellow N. Y. Acad. Sciences, N. Y. Zool. Soc. Writer



on metamerism in leeches, the marine fauna of Ber-
muda and other contb'ns to zoology. Address: N. Y.
Univ., University Heights, N. Y. City.

BRISTOL, GEORGE PRENTICE

Educator; b. Clinton, N. Y June 21, 1856; s. Henry
Piatt and Martha (Fake) Bristol; grad. Hamilton Coll.,
A.B., 1876; A.M., 1883; Johns Hopkins Univ., Univs. of
Heidelberg and Leipzig; m. Cologne. July 17, 1880,
Lucia Eliza Raymond. Ass't prof. Greek, Hamilton
Coll., 1882-1883; ass't prof., 1888-1890; asso. prof. 1890-
1S98; prof. Greek since 1898, Cornell Univ. Editor: The
Selected Orations of Lysias, 1892; also, since 1891, of
Cornell Studies in Classical Philology. Author: The
Teaching of Greek in Secondary Schools, 1900. Demo-
crat; Episcopalian. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa. Address:
Cornell Univ., Ithaca, N. Y.

BRISTOL, JOHN ISAAC DEVOE

Life ins. expert; b. Springwells, Mich., March 16,
1845; at age of 23 entered office of gen. agents of Conn.
Mutual at Detroit, and two years later was sent to
Leavenworth, Kan., to take charge of agencies of dept.
of which that city was the headquarters; in 1874 appt'd
Wisconsin State agent for same company; Jan., 1881,
became connected with Northwestern Mutual Life Ins.
Co. as special western agent, and 1883 transferred to
N. Y. City. Residence: Chappaqua, N. Y. Address:
1 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

BRITT, PHILIP J.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, 1866; grad. De La Salle Inst.,
1883; Manhattan Coll., B.A., 1885; searcher of titles to
real estate in office of register of Co. of N. Y.; studied
law in office of O. W. Flanagan and at Columbia Coll.;
admitted to practise, N. Y. City, 1892; engaged in gen.
practise, representing largely corp'n and banking in-
terests in N. Y. City; counsel to sheriff of N. Y., 1898-
1902, during which time was engaged in private prac-
tise, making corp'n law and sheriff law specialties;
in July, 1903, became assignee for benefit of creditors
of banking and brokerage house of Talbot J. Taylor &
Co., which was largest and most important fafllure
seen in Wall Street in many years; settled with cred-
itors and arranged fOT a resumption of business by
the firm in 8 weeks; also assignee for benefit of cred-
itors of Stock Exchange firm of W. B. Mack & Co.,
which failed April, 1904. Mem. Friendly Sons of St.
Patrick. Clubs: Manhattan, N. Y. ; Athletic, Demo-
cratic, Coney Island Jockey, Turf and Field, Catholic,
Automobile of America, Graduates, Oakland Golf, Deal
Golf and Country. Address: 27 William St., N. Y.
City.

BRITTAIN, JOSEPH I.

Consul gen.; b. New Brighton. Pa.; s. Joseph and
Belinda (Clark) Brittain; ed. high schools of New
Brighton, Pa., Beaver (Pa.) Sem. ; m. Oxford, Ohio,
Aug. 2, 1S94, Martha L. Clark. Previous to apptm't
as U. S. consul at Nantes, France, Oct. 15, 1897, en-
gaged in editorial work; consul at Kehl, Germany,
June 6, 1902; Prague, Bohemia, Austria, March 31,
1907; consul gen. Coburg, Germany, Sept. 10, 1913.
Mem. Ohio House of Representatives, 1892-1895; served
on finance and other leading corns. Mem. S. A. R.
Mason. Residence: E. Palestine, O. Address: Am.
Consulate Gen., Coburg, Germany.

BRITTON, ELIZABETH GERTRUDE

Bryologist; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 9, 1858; d. James and
Sophie Anne (Compton) Knight; ed. private schs., in
Cuba and N. Y.; grad. Normal Coll., 1875; m. N. Y.
City, 18S5, Nathaniel Lord Britton. Teacher in Nor-
mal Coll., Training Dep't, 1875-18S2; Botanical Dep't.
1S82-1885; Hon. Curator of Mosses N. Y. Bot. Garden.
Accompanied Dr. Britton on collecting trips, acting as
interpreter and ass't, to Cuba, Porto Rico, Jamaica,
Bahamas and Europe. Editor of Bulletin of Torrey
Botanical Club, 1886-1889; has written articles on
mosses and ferns In various botanical journals; contb'r
to N. Am. Flora. Life mem. Botanical Soc. of Am.,
mem. Sullivant Moss Soc, sec. and treas. Wild Flower
Preservation Soc. of America. Recreations: Travel-
ing and walking. Residence: 2965 Decatur Av., Bronx,
Address: N. Y. Botanical Garden, Bronx, N. Y. City.

BRITTON, NATHANIEL LORD

Director N. Y. Botanical Garden; b. New Dorp, S. I.,
N. Y., Jan. 15, 1859; worked on Vanderbilt farm in bov-
hood; ed. Staten Island Acad.; grad. Columbia Sch. "of
Mines. E.M., 1879; Ph.D., 1881; hon. Sc.D., 1904; m.
Aug. 27, 18S5, Elizabeth G. Knight. Ass't in geology,
1S79-1887; inst. botany, 1S87-1890; adjunct-prof., 1890-
1891; prof., 1S91-1S96; emeritus prof, botany since 1896,
Columbia Univ.; since 1S96, dir. -in-chief. N. Y. Bo-
tanical GaTden. Botanist and ass't geologist, N. J.
Geol. Survey, 1880-1890; field ass't. U S. Geol. Survey,
1892; adviser in 'botany to Carnegie Inst'n, 1902. Con-
tributor to scientific press on N. and S. Am. Flora and



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author of monographs on The Flora of New Jersey;
illustrated Flora of Northern United States and Can-
ada; Manual of the Flora of the Northern States and
Canada; North American Trees; North American-West
Indian Flora. Was editor Bulletin of Torrey Bot.
Club, 1S88-1S98. Mem. Bot. Soc. of America (pres.
1S9S-1S99), fellow A. A. A. S. (v.-p. 1901-1902), N. Y.
Hort. Soc. (chm'n Council, 1901-1905), Torrey Botan-
ical Club, N. Y. Acad. Sciences (pres. 1906-1907), N. Y.
Micros. Sec, etc. Residence: 2965 Decatur Av., Bronx,
N. Y.

BRIXEY, REGINALD WALDO

Manufacturer, lawyer; b. Seymour, Conn.; s. William
Richard and Frances Nancy (De Wolfe) Brlxey; ed.
Seymour High Sch., 1900; Sheffield Scientific Sen., Yale
Univ., Ph.B., 1903; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.D., 1905. Re-
publican. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. County
Lawyers Ass'n, 'Chi Phi, Delta Chi fraternity. Recre-
ations: Automobiling, riding, driving, tennis. Clubs:
Yale, Railroad. AddTess: Hotel Plaza, N. Y. City.

BROADHURST, GEORGE

Playwright; b. Walsall, England. Author plays:
Bought and Paid For; The Man of the Hour; The Call
of the North; An International Marriage; What Hap-
pened to Jones; Why Smith Left Home; The Wrong
Mr. Wright; A Fool and His Money; The Crown
Prince, etc. Co-author: Wildfire; The American LoTd;
Nancy Brown. Clubs: Lambs, American, Dramatists.
Address: Lambs Club, 130 W. 44th St., N. Y. City.

BROCKETT, EDWARD JUDSON

Merchant, author; b. Essex, Conn,, March 7, 1833; s.
Rev. Pierpont and Sarah (Sage) Brockett; ed. public
schs. and Bacon Acad., Colchester, Conn.; m. Brook-
lyn, N. Y., Oct. 7, 1862, Mary Frances Brockett; chil-
dren: Francis E., Edith A., Helen F. In early life en-
gaged in book publishing, issued several notable
works and had charge of publication of Benson J.
Lossing's History of United States and Eminent Amer-
icans. In later life devoted to mercantile and financial
pursuits; now v.-p. and treas. Battelle and Renwick:
treas. Nat. Sulphur Co.; v.-p. and dir. Croton Chem.
Co., and trustee of several large estates. Republican;
Baptist. Mem. Conn. Hist. Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc; mem.
B'd of Mg'rs, Bapt. Home Mission Soc; pres. B'd Trus-
tees, N. Orange Bapt. Ch. Recreations: Collecting
Historical documents, autographs, engravings, etc.
Author: The Descendants of John Brockett, One of
Founders of New Haven Colony. Active in denomina-
tional life of the Baptists in Northern States. Resi-
dence: 191 Prospect St., E. Orange, N. J. Address: 163
Front St., N. Y. City.

BROCKWAY, ALBERT LEVERETT

Architect; b. Utica, N. Y., Dec 28, 1864; s. Leverett
E. and Clara (Kingsley) Brockway; grad. scientific
course, Brooklyn Polytechnic, 1883; Ecole de Beaux
Arts; m. Syracuse, N. Y., 1893, Frances Hart Dunn.
Prof, architecture, Syracuse Univ., 1893-1895; contb'r
to Architectural Review, Boston. Mem. Beaux Arts
Soc. Architects; fellow Am. Inst. Architects; mem.
Architectural League. Pres. Central N. Y. Chapter,
Am. Inst. Architects. 1911-1913. Residence: 403 Corn-
stock Av. Address: 3d Nat. Bank Bld'g, Syracuse,
N. Y.

BROCKWAY, ANSON JOSHUA

Clergyman; b. Pompey, N. Y., March 21, 1847; s. Os-
sian Alonzo and Anne (Hiscock) Brockway; ed. St.
hen's Coll., Annandale, N. Y., 1S72; Gen. Theol.
, N. Y. City, 1874: m. Oriskany Falls, N. Y., May
Hi. 1S76, Mrs. Emma L. (Harris) Crowningshield. Or-
dered deacon, 1S74, by Bishop Huntington, and priest,
1877, by Bishop Doane, in Episcopal ministry. Mis-
sionary at Lowville, Syracuse and Oriskany Falls, N.
Y., 1876; rector St. Mary's Ch., Luzerne, N. Y., 1876;
Grace Ch., Ravenna, O., 1877-1882; St. Paul's Ch., Staf-
ford, N. Y., 1882-1SS5; Trinity Ch., Warsaw, N. Y.,
18S5-1S90: priest in charge, American Ch., Luzerne,
Switzerland, 1890; rector Zion Ch., Pierrepont Manor,
N. Y., since 1890, and dean of Jefferson and Lewis
Counties. Address: Pierrepont Manor, N. Y.

BROCKWAY, ZEBULON REED

Penologist, ex-mayor of Elmira; b. Lyme, Conn.,
April 28, 1S27; s. Zebulon and Caroline Brockway; ed.
East Haddam (Conn.) Acad.; m. Wethersfield, Conn-
April 13, 1S53, Jane Woodhouse; children: Mrs. Emma
Blossom, b. 1854; Mrs. Carrie Butler, b. 1857. Clerk
Conn. State Prison, 1S48; Deputy sup't Albany Peni-
tentiary, 1851-1S54; sup't penitentiary of Monroe Co.,
N. Y., 1854-1861; sup't House of Correction, Detroit,
Mich., 1861-1876; sup't N. Y. State Reformatory, El-
mira, N. Y., 1S76-1900; retired. Mayor of Elmira, N.
Y., as nominee of both political parties, 1906-1907.
Mem. of comm'n to establish U. S. MilitaTy Prison.
1873. At Detroit was v.-p. Michigan Car & Foundry



Co., Detroit Safe Co., and mem. firm Marcus Stevens
& Co., furniture, until 187G. Conservative Democrat-
Congregationallst. Mem. General Society of Prisons,
France; charter mem. Nat. Prison Ass'n of America
(pres. 1S98); pres. oorp'n Arnot Ogden Memorial Hosp..
Elmira. Address: Elmira, N. Y.

BRODERICK, BONAVENTURE F.

Catholic bishop; b. Hartford, Conn., Dec. 25, 1868;
s. John Harris and Margaret (Healy) Broderick;
ed. St. Charles Coll., Aid., A.B., 1S91; Urban Coll., Univ.
of the Propaganda, Rome, Ph.D., 1893; D.D., 1897; grad.
from American Coll., Rome, 1897; ordained priest,
1896; post-graduate course in history and archae-
ology at Rome, 1897-1898. Professor history, Eng-
lish grammar and Italian literature, Diocesan
Sem., Hartford, Conn., 1898, Westport, Conn., 1900.
Appt'd, 1904, general comm'r of the Pope for the
Havana, Cuba, 1990, in which capacity carried on
negotiations between the Church and the Gov't which
were successfully concluded in 1905. Created private
chamberlain by Pope Leo XIII, 1901; Am. sec. to
Apostolic delegation to Philippine Islands, 1901, serv-
ing until apptm't of Taft Comm'n, 1902; representa-
tive of Roman Catholic Church at inauguration of
Cuban Republic, May 20, 1902. Appt'd titular bishop
of Juliopolis, Sept., 1903; consecrated Oct. 28, 1903;
served as auxiliary bishop of Havana, 1903-1905.
Appt'd, 1904, general comm'r of the Pope for the
collection of Peter's Pence. Mem. of the Arcadia,
and of the Collegium Cultorum Martyrum, Rome.
Address: Staatsburg-on-Hudson, N. Y.

BRODHEAD, GEORGE LIVINGSTON

Physician; b. New Orleans, La., Oct. 14, 1869; s.
Augustus Wackerhagen and Sarah Blandlna (Trump-
bour) Brodhead; grad. Ulster Acad., Rondout, N. Y.,
1886; Cornell Univ., med. prep, course, 1886-1888;
Columbia (Coll. Phys. and Surg.), M.D., 1S91; m. N. Y.
City, June 2, 1897, Frances Louise Clark; one d. Kath-
arine Louise, b. 1903. Interne Mt. Sinai Hosp., 1891-
1893, Sloane Maternity Hosp.. 1895-1897. Instr. in
obstetrics, Coll. Phys. and Surg., 1895-1897; prof,
obstetrics, and obstetrician to N. Y. Post-Grad. Med.
Sch. and Hosp.; visiting obstetrician Gouverneur
Hosp., and asso. surgeon Woman's Hosp. Consulting
obstetrician to Italian Hosp., N. Y. City; United
Hosp. of Porichester, N. Y., and Letchworth Village,
Thiels, N. Y. Republican; Episcopalian. Fellow
N. Y. Acad. Med., N. Y. Obstet. Soc; mem. Am. Med.
Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Soc, N. Y. County Med. Soc,
Hosp. Graduates' Club. West End Med. Soc. N. Y.
Physicians' Mutual Aid Ass'n, Harlem Med. Ass'n,
Soc. of Alumni of Mt. Sinai and Sloane Maternity
Hosps.; N. Y. Med. Union. Xi Graduate Chapter, Phi
Gamma Delta fraternity. Author of numerous mono-
graphs on obstetrical subjects in med. journals. Club:
Phi Gamma Delta. Address: 144 W. 58th St., N. Y.
City.

BROKAW, GEORGE TUTTLE

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 14, 1879; s. Isaac Vail
and Elvira Tuttle (Gould) Brokaw; ed. Cutler Sch.,
N. Y.; Princeton Univ., A.B.; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B.
One of v.-ps. and dirs. Brokaw Bros. Corp'n; now
mem. and partner of law firm of Gulick, Brokaw
& Springs. Traveled extensively in European coun-
tries, including Japan, Egypt and Holy Lands. Capt.
10th Election Dist. of 29th Assembly Dist., N. Y. City,
1913. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. N. Y County
Lawyers' Ass'n, N. Y. Hist. Soc; life mem. Huguenot
Soc, St. Nicholas Soc, Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons of
Revolution, Holland Soc. Dir. N. Y. Bible Soc. Clubs:
Union League, University, Racquet and Tennis,
Princeton, Riding, Piping Rock, Ardsley, Rumson
Country, Garden City Golf, Deal Golf & Country,
Dakewood Country. Residence: I E. 79th St. Ad-
dress: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BROKAW, WILLIAM BERGEN

Real estate investments; b. Bound Brook, N. J.;
s. George V. L. and Mariah Brokaw; ed. in Dr. Hun-
ter's old 13th Street Sch., N. Y. City; m. Jersey City
Heights, 1872, Mary Alice Hall; children: Mabel, Flor-
ence, Ethel, living; also William Hall (Yale gradu-
ate), Howard Grant, Clifford and Theodore, deceased.
Served In Civil War over four years (brevetted
major; severely wounded at Fort Harrison, Va.
Principal Brokaw, N. Y., and Suburban Realty Co.;
pres. Chatham (N. J.) Land & Improvement Co. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Mem. Mil. Order Loyal Legion.
Mason. Address: 100 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BROMFIELD, PERCY B.

Advertising agent; b. Brosley, Shropshire, Eng.,
Mar. 29, 1857; s. Rev. Edward T. D.D. and Georgiana
(Musgrave) Bromfield; ed. Lewlsham Cong'l Sch.,
London, Eng., a.nd Toronto (Ont.) Grammar Sch.
(Ph.D., Taylor Univ.); m. Hempstead, N, Y Sept. 6,



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1876, Emma Martin Rushmore; children: Percy Rush-
more, b. 1877; Edward Thomas, b. 1884. One of the
founders of Success Magazine; for 17 years mg'r ad-
vertising of The Christian Herald; Pies. Bromfleld
& Field Inc. Represented N. Y. State Sunday Sen.
Ass'n at World's Sunday Son. Conv., London, Eng.,
1898. Trustee Village of Hempstead, 2 years. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Clubs: National Arls, Aldine
Ass'n, Sphinx, Mountain Golf, Twilight Park (Haines
Falls, N. Y.). Residence: Hempstead, L. I. Address:
1780 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BRONNER, MYRON G.

Lawyer; b. Stark, Herkimer Co., N. Y., April 4,
1856; s. George F. and Martha (Nellis) Bronner; Rev-
olutionary stock (four ancestors connected with Rev-
olution); grad. Cazertovia Sem 1876; studied law in
office of Hon. George W. Smith, Herkimer, X. Y ,
1878-1881; m. Salisbury, N. Y., June 9, 1886. Mary E.
Baldwin; children: Nellis B., James C. Admitted to
bar at Buffalo, June, 1881; practised at West Winfleld,
N. Y., as mem. firm Morgan & Bronner, 18S1-1883;
since then at Little Falls, N. Y. Clerk B'd of Super-
visors of Herkimer Co., 1883-1884; mem B'd of Police
and Fire Comm'rs, 1886-1893; B'd of Water Comm'rs,
1894-1895, Village of Little Falls; mem., 1895-1S97
(v.-p. one year), first B'd of Public Works of City of
Little Falls after incorp'n, and had principal charge
of drafting that city's charter, 1893-1895. Dir. and
att'y Nat. Herkimer County Bank, Gilbert Knitting
Co.; pres. Little Falls Hotel Co. Republican; Pres-
by'n. Mem. N. Y. State Bar -Ass'n. Herkimer Co. Hist.
Soc. Mason and Elk. Address: Little Falls, N. Y.

BRONSON, MILES

Railroad official; b. Gauhati, Province of Assam,
India, May 8, 1875; s. Miles and Mary Donnelly
(Rankin) Bronson; ed. public echs. of Michigan,
1883-1890; m. Aurora, 111., June 2, 1898, Grace Geral-
dine Smith. Served in various capacities in Law
Dep't Grand Trunk R'y, (Detroit, Mich., 1890-1895;



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