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sec. to pres. N. Y. Chicago & St. Louis R. R. Co.,
Cleveland, O., 1895-1898; ass't to pres. N. Y. Central
& Hudson River R. R. Co., N. Y. City, 1898-1900; sup't
Harlem Div. same road, White Plains, N. Y., 1900-
1907; sup't River Div. same road, 1907-1910; sup't
Mohawk Div., Jan 1, 1910, April 1, 1911; sup't Elec-
tric Div., same road, and sup't Grand Central Ter-
minal, April 1, 1911-Feb. 1, 1913; gen. sup't same
road and mg'r Grand Central Terminal, since Feb.
1913. Clubs: N. Y. Railroad, Transportation Address:
Grand Central Terminal, N. Y. City.


Manufacturer; b. Litchfield, Conn., March 4, 1847;
s. Martin Cook and Sarah Maria (Seymour) Brooker;
ed. in common schs. of native .town; hon. A.M., Yale;
m. London, Oct. 30, 1894, Julia F. Clark (nee Farrel).
In manufacture of copper and brass and kindred
business in Conn, for 50 years. Now pres. Torring-
ton (Conn.) Savings Bank, Am. Brass Co., director
and v..-p. B'd dirs., N. Y., New Haven & Hartford
R. R. Co.; dir. N. Y., Ontario & Western R. R. Co.,
and v.-p. Harlem River & Port Chester R. R. Co.;
dir. many subsidiary companies New York, New
Haven & Hartford R. R. Co., and several banks.
Mem. Conn. House of Representatives, 1875; Senate,
1893. Republican; Conn. mem. Republican Nat. Com.,
1900, 1912; Episcopalian. Mem. and trustee N. E. Soc.
of N. Y. Mem. Chamber of Commerce of N. Y. Club:
Union League. Residence: Ansonia, Conn. Address:
99 John St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 18. 1875; s. William
and Kate M. Brookfleld; ed. Cutler School, N. Y.-
Yale Univ., A.B., 1897; N. Y. Law School, 1900; m.
Marceline R. Dunning. Admitted to bar, 1900, and
since then practising in N. Y. City. V.-p. Brookfleld
Glass Co., Jamesburg Sand Co.; pres. Franklin Loan
& Improvement Co. Served in Squadron A, N. G.
N. Y. Republican. Mem. Republican County Com.;
sec. Republican Club. Mem. 27th Assembly Dist. Re-
publican Club, Bar Ass'n, Alpha Delta Phi fraternity,
Mayflower Soc. Clubs: Union League, University,
Yale, Republican, Squadron A. Address: 2 Rector
St., N. Y. City.


Clergyman; b. London, Eng.; s. Arthur and Amelia
(Baker) Brookman; grad. Occident Coll. A.B., Epis-
copal Theol. Sch.. Cambridge, Mass., B.D.; Union
Coll., D.D., Dean of Cathedral of All Saints. Albany,
N. Y. Address: ISO Washington Av., Albany, N. Y. '


Physician; b. Medo, Minn., March 31, 1871; s. Daniel
Walker and Katherine (Riley) Brooks; ed. Univ. of
Oregon; Univ. of Mich., M.D., 1895; post-grad, study,

Univ. of Freiburg (Baden); m. Grace Church. N Y.
City, June 14, 1899, Louise Dudlev Davis. Ass't demon-
strator of anatomy, Univ. of Mich., 1894; prof clinical
medicine, N. Y. Univ. and Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll.,
and visiting physician City Hosp. and Montefiore
Hosp. Served in 7th Reg't, N. G. N. Y., as capt. and
as.s'i surgeon, 15 years; civilian surgeon, U s \
(1898-1899). Democrat. Mem. N. Y. Acad. Med Soc
of Experimental medicine and Biology, Ass'n Am.
Bacteriologists and Pathologists, Am. Ass'n Phys.,
Harvey Soc, Phi Alpha Sigma fraternity. Trustee N.
Y. Patihol. Soc. Recreations: Big game hunting, geog.
explorations, pistol and rifle shooting. Clubs: Cana-
dian Camp, N. Y. Athletic, Camp Fire of America, Sal-
magundi, Century. Address: 44 W. Ninth St., .V Y.


Lawyer, gen. commercial mg'r Am. Telephone & Tel-
egraph Co.; b. Chinese Camp, Calif., Aug. 28, 1864; s.
Henry S. and Margaret Armstrong (Gibson) Brooks;
grad. Yale, A.B., 1885; Columbia, LL.B., 1888; m. N Y.
City, May 27, 1902, Clara Warren Vail, d. Henrv Ho-
bart Vail; children: Henry Vail, b. 1903; Margaret
Vail, b. 1905; Thomas Vail, b. April, 1911. Admitted to
bar, 1888, and engaged in practise; now, gen. com-
mercial mg'r Am. Telephone & Telegraph Co. Re-
publican; Episcopalian. Yale class agent, 1885, and
dir. Yale Alumni Fund Ass'n. Mem. Skull and Bones.
Delta Kappa Epsilon, Eta Phi. Dir. and sec. The Boys
Club. Recreations: Golf, tennis, court tennis, squash
fives, riding, driving. Clubs: University, Racquet and
Tennis, Yale, Ardsley (gov. and v.-p.). Address: Ards-
ley-on-Hudson, N. Y.


Dean Coll. of Law of Syracuse Univ.; b. in town of
Rockingiham, Windham Co., Vt., June 27, 1839; s. Na-
thaniel and Emily (Cutler) Brooks; ed. Newbury (Vt.)
Sem.; Dartmouth Coll., A.B., 1869, A.M , 1886; Albany
Law Sch., LL.B., 1871; Syracuse Univ., D.C.L., 1895; m.
Sept. 7, 1873, Caroline Lucelia Jewell, of East Orange,
Vt. Entered Union Army as private 1st Vt. Inf., 3
months' service, April, 1861, becoming, under re-enlist-
ment, 2d lieut. Co. H, 1st lieut. Co. I, 4th Vt. Inf., and
capt. Co. H, same reg't, but discharged before being
mustered as capt. On detached service as signal
officer, 1861-1863; wounded in Battle of the Wilder-
ness, May 6, 1864, and discharged on account of
wounds, Aug. 5, 1864. Has practised legal profession
at Syracuse, N. Y., since 1872; mem. Arm of Ruger,
Jenney, Brooks & Marshall, 1874-1889, with some vari-
ance in firm name, partners being William C. Ruger
(late chief judge), Col. Edwin S. Jenney (now de-
ceased), Hon. Louis Marshall (now of Wall St., N. Y.
City), Porter M. French, of Rochester, and late Pros-
ser Ruger. Elected in 1895 dean of the College of Law
in Syracuse Univ., organizing college in Sept., 1S95,
and still holding office of dean; trustee Syracuse Univ.
since 1885. Alderman city of Syracuse, 1884-1885;
School Comm'n, 1886-1888; mem. B'd of Water Comm'rs,
1888-1901 (the Board supplying the city with water
from Skaneateles Lake). Republican. Methodist; pres.
Y. M. C. A., Syracuse, 1886-1896. Mem. Onondaga Co.
Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n. X. Y.
State Hist. Ass'n, Phi Beta Kappa Soc. (Svracuse
Univ.), Psi Upsilon (Dartmouth), Phi Delta Phi legal
fraternity (honorary). Nat. Geog. Soc. Spends July
and August in country life at E. Orange, Vt. Address:
403 E. Fayette St., Syracuse, N. Y.


Astronomer, lecturer; b. Maidstone, Eng., June 11.
1S44; s. Rev. William and Caroline (Wickings) Brooks;
ed. private and pub schs. of England and America,
academic education with honors in mathematics and
physics; M.A., Hobart Coll., D.Sc, Hamilton Coll.; m.
Edwardsburg, Mich., Oct. 15, 1868, Mary E. Smith; one
daughter, Anna Caroline, b. 1879. Made journey to
Australia and return to England, 1853-1854; came to
America with parents in Sept., 1857; constructed first
telescope, 1858; early worker in photography. En-
gaged as mech. eng'r and draftsman, 1860-1870; de-
livered first astronomical lecture at age of 17, illus-
trated with charts and paintings of own preparation.
Founded, 1S74, and until 1S88 conducted, Red House
Observatory, Phelps, N. Y., where discovered eleven
comets; since 1888 dir. Smith Observatory, Geneva, N.
Y., where has discovered 16 additional comets ~-'- ! ng
27 in all, a larger number than an lg

astronomer. Prof, astronomy, Hobart ( '0

Winner of over $1,000 in astronomi ten

medals from Astron. Soc. of Pacific, 'rst

medal awarded by soc; Lalande medalis' Pi id

of Science, "for numerous and brilliant as'ron lea]
discoveries:" sp'l gold medal from La. Purch n,

St. Louis, for charts and photographs of cometai s-



coveries; gold medal and diploma from Astron. Sec. of
Mexico for discoveries of 25 comets. Fellow Royal
Astron. Soc, A.A.A.S. ; mem. British Astron. Ass'n, Phi
Beta Kappa Soc. Recreations: Pishing and boating.
Address: Smith Observatory, Geneva, N. Y.


Physician; b. X. Y. City, Oct. 29, 1863; s. Charles and
Mary (Eidelfeld) Brothers; ed. public schs.. Evening
High Sch., Trade Sch., grad. X. Y. Coll. of Pharmacy
(with honor) 1S85, Ph.G.; Coll. Phys. & Surgs. of Co-
lumbia Univ., M.D., 1S9U; m. N. Y. City, April 3, 1S92,
Fannie Ciner; children: Bertram S., b. 1893 (died
1895); Sylvia H., b. 1S96 (died 1897). Acted as ass't
to Prof. Charles W. Parsons In laboratory of analyti-
cal chemistry, Coll. of Pharmacy; ass't in ophthalmol-
ogy to German Hosp. Dispensary, Manhattan; ass't in
pediatrics to Bellevue Hosp. Dispensary; ass't in sur-
gery to Mt. Sinai Hosp. Dispensary. Active organizer
and incorporator of Columbus Dispensary, and served
as gynecologist; dir. of and gynecologist to former
Zion Hosp. and Dispensary; gynecologist to Met. (now
the Beth David) Hosp. and Dispensary, Manhattan,
and to Beth Israel Dispensary. About 1898 gave
course of lectures to young women in first aid to in-
jured at N. X. Hebrew Alliance. Organizer of X. Y".
Post-grad. Midwifery Sch., being prof, of anatomy.
Was a founder of Am. Medicine (journal); owned and
edited Medico-Pharm. Journal, 1S9S-1907. Author:
Thesis. The Volume of Water, as Influenced by Differ-
ent Solids in Solution (published in Prof. Bedford's
"Pharm. Record"), 1885. Obtained a caveat for silver
plating, paste and oils, many years ago; produced an
improvement on Prof. O'Dwyer's intubating instru-
ment; improved return-flow glass uterine irrigator:
and urethral catheter (Phil. Med. Journal, 1S9S);
water-motor storage battery (Phil. Med. Journal,
1S9S); in Medico-Pharm. Journal, 1900, a dirigible
balloon for invalids was described. Read a paper
before Med. Progress Soc. on Septic Endometritis, with
a Recovery After a Temperature of 113 deg. F. (1S96);
on Chronic Phthisis a Case Treated with Koch's Im-
proved Tuberculin (1897); on Hypnotism and Sugges-
tion, with Case of Spasmodic Stricture of the Oeso-
phagus (Med. Record, 1S96). Delivered post-graduate
lecture on med. co-operation before the Am. Ass'n of
Progressive Medicine, in Poughkeepsie, 1913. Mem.
Am. Med. Editors' Ass'n; Alumni, N. T. Coll. of
Pharmacy: Soc. for Instr'n of Eugenics; Xat. League
for Med. Freedom; active founder and corr. sec. Am.
Medico-Pharm. League; hon. life mem. Internat. Asso.
of Pan-Pathic Physicians and Greater N. Y. Pharm.
Asso.: active organizer and incorporator Eastern Med.
Soc. of N. Y. Was mem. Soc. of Med. Jurisprudence
of X. Y.; Am. Mer. Ass'n: Miss. Valley Med. Ass'n; X.
Y. State Med. Ass'n; N. Y. County Med. Ass'n (mem.
Com. on Legislation one year); mem. former Med.
Progress Soc. of West Side German Dispensary; former
Med. League; Medico-Legal Club; Nat. Geog. Soc, etc.;
was for short periods examining physician for local
lodges Ancient Order of United Workmen; Independ-
ent Order Brith Abraham. Mem. Woodrow Wilson
Coll. Men's League, Kings County Com. Hearst Inde-
pendence League (mem. Com. on Resolutions) ; mem.
Campaign Com. of 1912; 1st v. -p. 22d Assembly Dlst.
League, capt. 18th Election Dist. ; delegate to last
State Conv., and mem. Platform Com. Mem. Citizens'
Union; enrolled with Municipal Gov't Ass'n of N. Y.
State. Xominated for Assembly, 189S, in 4th Assembly
Dist. (Manhattan), on Good Gov't ticket, with en-
dorsement of regular Rep. org'n and Independent
Labor Party; appt'd, Jan., 1906, chief clerk Municipal
Court, City of X. Y.. Borough of Brooklyn, 7th Dist.,
for term of six years. Xominated for Assembly, 1913,
in 22nd Assembly Dist., Kings Co., on Independence
League ticket. Mem. Independence League City Com.
(1912): Judicial, County, Congressional, Senatorial,
Assembly and Aldermanic Com. (1913). Mem. Execu-
tive Com. (1912-1913). Mem. Brotherhood of Common-
wealth; Mason (ex-mem. order of Chinese Masons);
was mem. X. Y. Typographical Union Xo. 6 (compos-
itor). Interested in Brothers Chem. Co.. Fraternity
Fruit Farm Co., and in contracting and bld'g. Recrea-
tion: Amateur photography. Clubs: Ex-mem. L. I.
Automobile, Xeversink Fishing, etc. Address: 96 Xew
Jersey Av., Brooklyn, X. Y.


Lawyer, Senator; b. Glasgow, Scotland: ed. public
schs., Providence, R. I.: grad. Amherst Coll., 1SS7, and
Columbia Univ. Law Sch., 1889. Admitted to bar, X. Y'.
City, and has been engaged in practice of law ever
since. Elected to Assembly, 19th Assembly Dist., 1907,
and served on Corns, of Taxation, Gas, Water Supply
and Electricity and Revision. "Elected to U. S. Senate,

190S; Republican candidate for Congress, 19th Cong.
Dist., 1912. Chm'n Com. on Public Ed'n. Address: 1(50
Broadway, X. Y*. City.


Surgeon; b. N. Y. City, March 11, ISO'.); s. Rev. John
J. and Martha W. (Hall) Brouner; ed. public sch., Coll.
City of N. Y., A.B., 1S88; Coll. Phys. and Surg., Colum-
bia Univ., M.D., 1S91; m. at X. Y. City, 1896, Stella
Wood of Ottawa Can. Xow attending Genito-Urinary
Surg. Peoples Hosp. and Deputy Surg. X. Y". Hosp.
O. P. D. Mem. Soc. of Am. Wars, Delta Kappa Epsilon
fraternity, X. Y. Acad. Medicines, N. Y. County Med.
Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Am. Urological Ass'n, Medico-
Surgical Soc, West Side Clinical Soc, St. Luke's
Hosp., Sloane Hosp., Alumni Ass'n, and Coll, of Phys.
& Surgs. Alumni Ass'n. Dir. Jennie Clarkson Home
for Children, Valhalla, X. Y. Author (with Fung
Mow): Chinese Made Easy (Macmillan Co.), 1904.
Clubs: Salmagundi, Med. Progress. Address: 27
W. 9th St., X. Y". City.


Lawyer; b. Paterson, X. J., 1842; s. Richard and
Margaret (Van Buskirk) Brower; prepared for
Princeton Coll. at Paterson, N. J.; m. Oct, 1870,
Mary E. Tompkins; children: Genevieve L., Edith B.,
George E., Ernest C. Since 1866 in practice of com-
mercial and real estate law in City of N. Y., and
in many important litigations; appt'd by Pres. Cleve-
land and served 1SS5-1889, general appraiser Port of
X. Y.; appt'd comm'r parks of Borough of Brooklyn by
Mayor Chapin, 1899, and elected pres. of board; comm'n
made single-headed one in 1901, when was appt'd as
comm'r by Mayor Boody, and again appt'd by Mayor
Van Wyck on first comm'n appt'd for parks after con-
solidation with City of N. Y., which position held 4
years. Dir. and counsel Kings Co. Trust Co.; trustee
Nassau Ins. Co.; trustee and v. -p. U. S. Title Ins. Co.;
trustee and treas. Brooklyn Central Dispensary; mem.
St. Nicholas Soc, Long Island (High Steward); trustee
and pres. Am. Ass'n for the Planting and Preserving
of City Trees: mem. Am. Scenic and Historic Preserva-
tion Soc, N. Y. Zool. Soc. Clubs: Brant Island
(pres.), Lawyers of Kings Co., Montauk, Brooklyn,
Democratic of Brooklyn and N. Y City, Atlantic
Yacht, Brooklyn Riding and Driving. Residence:
1084 Park Place. Address: 44 Court St., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Physician and surgeon; b. X. Y'. City, Aug. 27, 1878;
s. Edward Flint and Eleanor (Bonney) Brown; ed.
Yale School, X. Y. City; Yale Univ., A.B., 1899: Coll.
Phys. and Surgs. (Columbia), M.D., 1903 (First Harsen
prize for excellence in examination and First Harsen
Clinical Prize); m. Plainfield, X. J., July 11, 1906, Grace
Elting Overton; children: Eleanor Bonney, b. July 30,
1907: Katherine Frances, b. Aug. 25, 1913. Interne at
Presby'n Hosp., N. Y. City, for 2 years; practised in
X. Y. City until May, 1906; removed to Rome, X. Y.,
Oct., 1906. Ass't surgeon, with rank of lieut. (junior
grade), 1st Xaval Battalion, X. M. X. Y., one year, re-
signed May. 1906. Appt'd instr. in Anatomy Coll. Phys.
and Surg., X. Y., June, 1909, and returned to N. Y. City,
1909. Appt'd Adjunct ass't. Visiting Surgeon to Belle-
vue Hosp., X. Y. City, May, 1913. Republican: Presby'n.
Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, X. Y. State Med. Soc, N. Y.
Countv Med. Soc, Presbyterian Hosp. Graduates Soc.
of N. Y. City. Fellow N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, Quiz
Med. Soc, Bibliophile Soc. Club: Grolier (X. Y'. City).
Address: 136 E. 64th St., N. Y. City.


Clergyman; b. Holliston, Mass., Dec. 3, 1856; s. Ed-
win T. and Elizabeth R. (Marsh) Brown; grad. Wa-
bash Coll., 1880; Lane Theol. Sem., 1883 (D.D., Lake
Forest Univ.), 1891; Yale University, 1913; m. Fond-
du-Dac, Wis., July 10, 1S83, Jennie E. Thomas; chil-
dren: Arthur J., Jr., b. 18S4; DeWitt E., b. 1886; Agnes
M., b. 1891; Elliott R., b. 1893; Eleanor M., 'b. 1893.
Ordained to Presby'n ministry by Presbytery of Win-
nebago, 1883. Pastor: First Presby'n Ch., Ripon, Wis.,
1883-18S4; First Presby'n Ch., Oak Park, 111., 1884-
1888; First Presby'n Ch., Portland, Ore., 1888-1895.
Sec. Presby'n B'd of Foreign Missions, N. Y. City, since
1895. In 1901-1902 and again, 1909, traveled around
the world, visiting Japan, Korea, China, Philippine
Islands, Siam, Laos, Straits Settlements, Burmah, In-
dia, Egypt, Syria and Palestine. Progressive Repub-
lican. Mem. Phi Gamma Delta (coll. fraternity). Au-
thor: The Xew Era in the Philippines, seven edi-
tions; New Forces in Old China, six editions: The For-
eign Missionary, six editions (all published by Re-
vell) ; The Why and How of Foreign Missions, 52,000;
The Missionary Education Movement; The Nearer and
Farther East (joint author), Macmillan, 4S.000; The



Chinese Revolution; The Student Volunteer Movement,
12,000; also articles in various periodicals. Address:
156 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. York, Livingston Co., N. Y., Oct. 23, 1839;
s. Rev. Silas Clark and Mary (Cleveland) Brown;
grad. Williams Coll., A.B., 1861. Served as capt. Co.
H, 4th N. Y. Heavy Artillery, in Civil War. Admitted
to bar, June, 1863; successively mem. law firms of
Rapallo & Spencer, Rapallo, Daly & Brown, Beach,
Daly & Brown, and Beach & Brown; since July 1,
1884, practising alone. Independent in politics; Pres-
byterian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Kappa Alpha
fraternity, Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the
U. S. Clubs: University, Lawyers, St. Andrew's Golf.
Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 13, 1870; s. late Edward
F. and Eleanor (Bonney) Brown; grad. Williston Sem.,
East Hampton, Mass., 1SS7; Yale Univ., class 1S91; Co-
lumbia Law Sch. Counsel for Northern Dispensary,
also North-Eastern Dispensary, having charge of per-
manent funds of both inst'ns; executor and trustee in
numerous estates, and during 20 years practise, has
tried many important cases in courts. Elected to B'd
of Aldermen, 1905, 1907, 1909 (declined election) where
through his efforts, Codes Com., of which was mem.,
codified and published Municipal Ordinances, and sub-
sequently submitted to B'd a revised Code of Ordi-
nances. Also served on Finance Com. and on Com.
on Daws and Legislation, introduced theatre ticket
ordinance abolishing speculators, and ordinance reg-
ulating speed and charges of taxicabs, and for Soc.
for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Candidate of
Republican Party for Justice of Supreme Court, fall
of 1913. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Sons of Revo-
lution, Soc, Colonial Wars; life mem. St. Nicholas
Soc, mem. Military Soc. War 1812, N. E. Soc, N. Y.
Hist. Soc. (mem. Exec. Com.). Clubs: Metropolitan,
Down Town, Ardsley, Yale. Address: 52 Wall St.,
N. Y. City.


Artist; b. Dresden, N. Y., Nov. 27, 1864'; s. Edmund
Woodward and Martha (Day) Brown; grad. Syracuse
Univ., 1885, with degree of Bachelor of Painting; Mas-
ter of Painting, 1888; m. Palo Alto, Calif., June 10,
1895, Lucy Heines Fletcher; children: Eleanor, b. 1S96;
Marian, b. 1899; Robert, b. 1902. Senior instr. in free-
hand drawing Cornell Univ.; principal Parkdale (gov't)
Art Sch., and registrar of Toronto (gov't) Art Sch.,
Toronto, Can. In charge of Art Dep't, Buchtel Coll.
Akron, O. Organized at foundation of Univ., the Art
Dep't of the Leland StanfoTd, Jr., Univ., and was for
ten years Its head. Student of and lecturer and writer
upon Japanese art; also writer and lecturer on art
in gen. Landscape and figure painter. Represented
In Brooklyn Inst. Museum, Indianapolis Art Museum
and various pTivate collections in N. Y. and Chicago.
Also at the Nat. Arts Club. Recreation: Mountaineer-
ing. Club: Nat. Arts (life mem.). Address: National
Arts Club, N. Y. City.


Clergyman; b. Andover, N. Y., Oct. 2S, 1871; s. Anson
D. and Esther J. (French) Brown; ancestors came from
England in 1636; grad. Alfred Univ., A.B., 1890; A.M.,
1891; diploma from Chautauqua Sch. of Physical Ed'n,
1893; Yale Univ., B.D., 1898; graduate student in phi-
losophy, N. Y. Univ.; Alfred Univ., D.D., 1913; m. New
Haven, Conn., Sept. 14, 1899, Antoinette F., d. N. A.
Fullerton. Prin. Andover High Sch., 1893-1895; pas-
tor St. Paul's Ch., Hartford, Conn., 1902-1904; took
tour of Western Europe, 1905; pastor First Ch., Port
Washington, N. Y., 1905-1908; pastor M. E. Ch., Mara-
aroneck, N. Y., 1909-1913. Author articles in various
publications; sermons and addresses before several
religious and edn'l inst'ns. Gen. sec. Methodist Child
Welfare Soc. Sup't St. Christopher's Home, Dobbs
Ferry, N. Y. Mem. N. Y. East Conference M. E. Ch.
Recreation: Automobiling. Address: Dobbs Ferry, N.
Y., and 150 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.


Chemist, assemblyman; b. Homer, N. Y., Jan. 14,
1858; ed. State Normal Sch., Cortland, academic course.
Became pharmacist, 1880, and entered Into partner-
ship with M. Mayibury, 1881. In 1893 purchased lat-
ter's interest, and conducted 'business alone since that
time. Mem. B'd of Ed'n of Cortland for 9 years; treas.
Cortland County Agr'l Soc. since 1902. Elected mayor
of Cortland when village became a city, 1901, serving
two terms (4 years). Dir. First Nat. Bank of Cort-
land. Elected Assemblyman on Republican ticket,
1907, carrying every election dist. in the countv; re-
elected 190S, and again 1909. Chm'n Com. on Federal

Relations; mem. Com. on Banks, Com. on Public
Health, 1909; re-elected mem. Corns Banks, Labor and
Industries and Public Health, 1910, '1911; chm'n Public
Health, 1911. Address: Cortland, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Newburgh, N. Y.. Sept. 12, 1844; s. John
W. and Eliza (Reeve) Brown; grad. Phillips Acad.,
Andover, Mass., 1862; Yale Coll., A.B., 1866 (LL.D.,
Yale, 1896); m. Newburgh, N. Y., June 27, 1876; chil-
dren; Florence Eighmie (Mrs. E. J. Jova). Nanna Hlg-
ginson (Mrs. Dudley S. Harde). Admitted to bar, May.
1868; practised law at Newburgh in firm Cassedy &
Brown, until 1882; dist. att'y Orange County, 1874-1877;
county judge, 1878-1882; justice Supreme Court of N.
Y., 1882-1896; assigned by Gov. Hill to Court cf Ap-
peals, 1889-1892; presiding judge, Gen. Term, Supreme
Court, 1894-1895, by assignment of Gov. Flower; appt'd
by Gov. Morton, 1896, presiding judge Appellate l-iiv.,
2d Dep't; renominated at close of term, but declined
to be candidate for re-election; gen. counsel Met.
Street R'y Co., 1897-1901; since then in general prac-
tise N. Y. City. Delegate to Nat. Dem. Convention,
Baltimore, 1872; sec. Dem. State Com. of N. Y., 1874
and 1880-1S82. Independent Democrat; Presby'n. Mem.
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y.
County Lawyers' Ass'n, Met. Museum of Art, N. Y.
Natural History Museum, Associated Charities of New-
burgh, N. Y., Zool. Soc, N. Y. City. Recreations: Driv-
ing, horseback riding, boating, yachting, automobil-
ing. Clubs: University, Yale, Century Ass'n, Down
Town Ass'n. Address: 60 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Jurist; b. West Winfield, N. Y., July 20, 185S; s.
Hiram Clark and Alice Ann (Stuart) Brown; ed. West
Winfield (N. Y.) Acad., 1870-1S75; Hungerford Collegi-
ate Inst., Adams, N. Y 1875-1877; m. Adams, X. Y.,
Nov. 16, 1881, Alice C. Smith; children: Charles H., Jr.,
b. 1S83; Harold Stuart, b. 1886; Dorothy Alice, b. 1897.
Admitted to bar, 1880; district attorney Allegheny Co.,
N. Y., 1S89-1897; ass't U. S. attorney Northern Dist. of
N. Y., 1897-1899; U. S. attorney (same dist.), 1899-1900;
U. S. attorney Western Dist., N. Y., 1900-1906. Mem.
Arm Brown, Reynolds & Ackerman, attorneys, Bel-
mont, N. Y. ; justice Supreme Court, -Belmont, N. Y.,
for term expiring Dec. 31, 1920. Republican; Episco-
palian. Mason. Clubs: Buffalo, Ellicott (Buffalo, N.
Y.). Address: Belmont, Allegheny Co., N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Cincinnati, Ohio, June 13, 1S73; s. Gen.
Charles Elwood and Anna Elizabeth (Hussey) Brown;
attended Miami Univ., class 1S92; Cincinnati Law Sch.,
LL.B., class 1897; unmarried. Partner in firm Brown
& Cooksey, lawyers. Formerly associated with James
C. McReynolds, present U. S. Att'y Gen. Quaker.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. County Bar Ass'n,
State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n (Ohio), Mil. Order
Loyal Legion, Union Soc Civil War. Clubs: Queen
City (Cincinnati), Beta Beta Pi (N. Y. City). Resi-
dence: 1 Gramercy Park. Address: 141 Broadway,
N. Y. City.


Engineer; b. Pleasantville. Pa.. April 2. 1873: s.
Samuel Q. and Nancv (Lamb) Brown; grad. Phillips
Exeter Acad., 1891; Princeton Univ., A.B., 1895; Mass.

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