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Inst. Technology, B.S. (Elec Eng'ring), 1S9S: one
year Royal Technical Hoch Schule, Charlottenberg.
Berlin, Germany; unmarried. Pres. and dir. Associ-
ated Producers Co., Okla. Oil Co.; v.-p. and dir. Tide
Water Oil Co.; dir. The Tide Water Pipe Co. (Ltd.),
Am. Oil Co., Campbell Art Co., Magnetic Iron Ore
Co., etc. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech.
Eng'rs, Am. Inst. Elec Eng'rs. Sigma Chi fraternity.
Recreations: Automobiling, hunting. Clubs: Univer-
sity, Princeton, Technology, Camp Fire, Automobile
of America, Engineers, Apawamis (golf). Tiger Inn
(Princeton). Address: 11 Broadway, N. Y. City.

BROWN, EDWARD FISCHER

Sociologist, lecturer, lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Oct.
2, 1889; s. Samuel and Bertha (Fischer) Brown; at-
tended pub. sch. East Side Evening High Sch., N. Y.
Univ. Law Sch.; m. N. Y. City, June. 1910, Lillian Bar-
enkopf. Ag*t for N. Y. State Immigration Comm'n
1908-1909; appt'd by Pres. Taft, mem. Staff of Tariff
B'd, 1911; investigator N. Y. State Factory Investi-
gating Comm'n, 1912; sp'l ag't Nat. Child Labor Com.,
1909-1913; at present dir. Bureau of Welfare of
School Children; sp'l Comm'r representing N. Y.
State at Congress of Internat. Ass'n of Factory In-
spectors. Traveled approximately 50,000 miles in
three years reporting first-hand conditions of em-
ployment of children in U. S.; mg"r Polit. Exhibits of
Com. of One Hundred. N. Y. City, 1909. Author:
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Mining: of Anthracite Coal; Child Labor in New-
York Canning- Factories: Industries and Immigra-
tion; Enforcement and Administration Child Labor
Laws; Dramatica Biographica, Toiling: Children of
Gulf Coast Canneries. Mem. conf. Internat. Ass'n
of Factory Inspectors; conf. of National Child Labor
Com., conf. of Am. Ass'n for Labor Legislation;
Fourth Internat. Congress on School Hygiene; dir.
and acting Exec. Sec. N. T. School Lunch Com. Resi-
dence: S36 Whitlock Av. Address: 105 E. 22nd St., N.
Y. City.

BROWN. ELMER ELLSWORTH

Educator; b. Kiantone, Chautauqua County, N. Y.,
Aug. 2S, 1S61; s. Russell McCrary and Electa L.
(Sherman) Brown; grad. Univ. of Mich.. A.B., 1889;
Univ. of Halle-Wittenberg (.Prussia), Ph. D., 1890;
LL. D., Columbia 1907, Wesleyan 1909. George Wash-
ington 1911, Rutgers, 1013; m. June 29, 1889, Fanny,
youngest d. of Rev. Zachary Eddy, D.D. Acting
ass't prof. Univ. of Mich.. 1S91-1892; asso. prof. 1892-
1893. prof. 1893-1906, and head of dep't of ed'n Univ.
of, Calif.; honorary prof, same, 1906; Federal comm'r
of ed'n. 1906-1911; Chancellor N. Y. Univ. since
1911. Congregationalist. Mem. Phi Betta Kappa
Soc, life dir. Nat. Ed'n Ass'n; fellow A.A.A.S.
Trustee Phelps-Stokes Fund. Clubs: Cosmos (Wash-
ington), Century (New York). Residence: 2201 Lor-
ing PI. Address. 32 Waverly PI., N. Y. City.

BROWN, ELON ROUSE

State Senator, lawyer; b. Orleans, Jefferson Co., N.
Y., Oct. 7. 1S57; s. Elon G. and Lucretia (Rouse)
Brown; grad. Brown Univ.. 1S7S; m. Ettella K.
Greene; children: Ethel M., Rena I., Phillip H. Ad-
mitted to bar, 1880. Mem. Constitutional Conv., 1894;
author of apportionment and anti-pass amendments.
Senator of N. Y. State from 35th Dist, 1898-1904, re-
elected in 1912. Republican. Clubs: University (N.
Y. City), Fort Orange (Albany), Genesee Valley
(Rochester), Black River Valley (Watertown). Ad-
dress: Watertown, N. Y.

BROWN, FRANCIS

Clergyman, theologian; b. Hanover, N. H., Dec. 26,
1849; s. Samuel Gilman and Sarah (Van Vechten)
Brown; grad. Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass., 1866;
Dartmouth Coll., A.B., 1870, A.M., 1873; Union Theol.
Sem., N. Y. City, 1877; studied Univ. of Berlin, 1877-
1879 (hon. Ph.D., Hamilton Coll., 1884; D.D., Dart-
mouth Coll., 1884; Yale, 1894; Univ. of Glasgow, 1901;
Williams Coll.. 190S, Harvard Univ., 1909; D. Litt. Ox-
ford Univ., 1901; LL.D., Dartmouth Coll., 1901); m.
Berlin, Germany, Aug. 7, 1879, Louise Reiss; children:
Julius Arthur (A.B. Dartmouth Coll., 1902, A.M., 1904,
Rhodes scholar from New Hampshire, at Oxford, 1904-
1907, B.Sc, Oxford, 1906, ass't prof, physics, Dart-
mouth Coll., 1907-1909 prof, physics, Syrian Prot.
Coll. Beirut since 1909); Natalie de Froideville, (m.
Rev. James McClure Henry, of Canton, China, 1909);
Elizabeth Gilman (m. Rev. Otis Tiffany Barnes, ot
Chappaqua, N. Y., 1912). Instr. 1879-1891; asso. prof.
1881-1890, Biblical philology; since 1S90 Davenport
prof. Hebrew and cognate languages, and since 1908
pres. Faculty, Union Theol. Sem. Mem. Soc. Biblical
Literature and Exegesis, Am. Oriental Soc, Arch-
a?ol. Inst, of America; Oxford Soc. for Hist. Theology,
Religious Ed'n Ass'n, Phi Betta Kappa Soc, Alpha
Delta Phi fraternity. Trustee Dartmouth Coll., Sy-
rian Protestant Coll.; dir. Union Theol. Sem., Union
Settlement Ass'n, Travelers' Aid Soc Recreation:
Walking. Club: Century Ass'n. Address: 80 Clare-
mont Av, N\ Y. City.

BROWN, FRANK LLEWELLYN

Retired banker; b. Brooklyn, Oct. 16, 1862; s. James
Bowen and Emma Ready (Smith) Brown; ed. Brook-
lyn public schs. ; m. Brooklyn, Oct. 14, 1886, Ger-
trude Lillian Moadinger. Engaged in banking from
age of 14; was cashier Nat. Bank of Deposit and
Sprague Nat. Bank, N. Y. City; now mem. banking
firm of James N. Brown & Co. Chief interest centers
In Sunday School work; sup't Bushwick Av. Metho-
dist Episcopal Sunday School, the largest Methodist
Sunday School in the world (3,600 members). On
Exec Corns, of Brooklyn Sunday School Union, N. Y.
State Sunday School Ass'n, Internat. Sunday School
Ass'n, World's Sunday School Ass'n; mem. B'd of
Mg'rs, B'd of Sunday Schs., M. E. Church, and B'd of
Home Missions, M. E. Ch. Mem. Gen. Conf. M. E.
Ch.. Baltimore, 1908; mg'r Nat. Temperance Soc. Vis-
ited British West Indies and South America as mem.
Comm'n Internat. Sunday School Ass'n, 1906-1907:
visited Japan, Korea, China, etc., as comm'r World's
Sunday Sch. Ass'n, 1907-190S, to assist in organizing
Sunday Sch. work of those countries. Chm'n Public



Sch. B'd, Dist. 36, N. Y. City. Residence: 247 New
York Av., Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: 5 Nassau St., N.
Y. City.

BROWN, FREDERIC LE ROY

Educator; lb. Newark, N. Y., 1878; s. Benjamin
'Franklin and Mary Louise (Lee) Brown; grad. Syra-
cuse Univ., B.S., class of 1900; m. Cazenovia, N. Y.,
1905, Mary Agnes Thompson; one d.: Alice Winifred,
b. 1910. Head master Brown Sch. since 1906. Repub-
lican; Methodist Episcopalian. Mem. Sch. Masters'
Ass'n. Clubs: Graduates, Andiron. University, Glee,
Syracuse Univ. Address: 241 W. 75th St., N. Y. City.

BROWN, FREDERICK M.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 21. 1808: s. Melvln
(brother of U. S. Dist. Judge Addison Brown) and
Susan Elizabeth (Baker) Brown; grad. A.B., (magna
cum laude). Harvard Coll., 1889; afterward studied at
Sorbonne and Ecole de Droit, Paris, France; at Univ.
of Berlin, Germany; at N. Y. Law School, and Leland
Stanford, Jr., Univ.; unmarried. Admitted to bar,
1895, partner in law firms of Butler, Notman &
Mynderse, and of Wallace, Butler & Brown; present
firm, Butler, Brown, Wyckoff & Campbell; permanent
mem. Cornite Internationale de Droit Maritime; mem.
A.A.A.S.; v.-p. Internat. Maritime Law Conf. of
Paris. Clubs: Whitehall, Downtown. Residence: 215
Greene Av., Brooklyn, N. Y. Address. 54 Wall St.,
N. Y. City.

BROWN. GARRISON LEE /

Physician; b. Cicero, N. Y., June 30, 1S54; s. Palmer
and .Miriam M. (Palmer) Brown; ed. Cazenovia Sem.
and Syracuse Univ., M.D., 1S78; m. Cicero, N. Y., Feb.
16, 1882, Alice M. Whiting; children: Ethel E. (Ph.B.),
b. 18S4; Gladys M., b. 1890; Donald W., b. 1893. Med.
practitioner since 1878 at Baldwinsville, and Euclid,
N. Y.; health officer since 1880. Republican; mem.
M. E. Ch. Mem. Onondaga Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med.
Soc, Mason, and mem. Knights of Maccabees. Ad-
dress: Euclid. N. Y.

BROWN, GERTRUDE FOSTER

Pianist and lecturer on Wagner, and Woman Suf-
frage; b. Morrison, 111., July 29, 1867; d. Charles and
Anna (Drake) Foster; ed. Morrison high sch., grad.
New England Conservatory of Music; studied piano
in Berlin 18S7-1890, with Xavier, Scharwenka, and In
Paris with Delaborde, later in N. Y. with Joseffy; m.
Chicago, 1S93, Ray Brown. Taught piano at Chi-
cago Conservatory of Music, 1890-1896; lectured and
played Wagner music-dramas 1899-1905; since 1907
pres. Woman Suffrage Study Club, N. Y. City, also
speaker for Woman Suffrage. Mem. N. Y. State
Woman Suffrage Ass'n, Nat. Woman Suffrage Ass'n,
Woman Suffrage Party, Woman's Political Union. Ad-
dresses: 294 W. 92d St., N. Y. City, and Bellport,
L. I., N. Y.

BROWN, H. BEATTIE

Physician, surgeon; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 23 1862;
s. John Hutchinson and Abigail M. (Beattie) Brown;
ed. public schs. of Yonkers, Hooper's Acad., ColL
Phys. and Surgs. (Columbia Univ.), M.D.; m. Yonkers,
N. Y., June 25, 1896; Frances R. Smith; children;
Frances E., b. 1897; Kathryn B., b. 1901. Was 2
years in office of F. H. Leggett, wholesale grocer, N.
Y. City; 2 years in milling business; 7 years con-
fidential agent N. Y. Central & Hudson River R. R. Co.;
one year house physician, and 10 years visiting phy-
sician, St. John's Riverside Hosp., Yonkers; ass't sur-
geon Manhattan Eye. Ear and Throat Hosp., N. Y.
City; instr. diseases of ear, N. Y. Post-Graduate Med.
Sch. and Hosp. Mem. Westchester Co. Med. Soc, Am.
Med. Ass'n, Am. Laryngol. Rhinol. & Otol. Soc, N. Y.
Acad. Med. Republican; Presby'n (ruling elder).
Mem. Junior Order United Am. Mechanics; State pres.
Patriotic Order Sons of America. Address: 40 E. 41st
St., X. Y. City.
BROWN, HAROLD CHAPMAN

Educator; b. Springfield, Mass., April 2, 1879; s.
Timothv Manning and Elizabeth (Chapman) Brown;
grad. Williams Coll., A.B., 1901; Harvard Univ., A.M.,
1903; Ph.D., 1905; attended Univ. of Berlin; m. Will-
iamstown. Mass., June 30, 1903, Frances Sager Nor-
ton, of Chicago; children: Norton Sager, b. 1904;
Frances Manning, b. 1906; Elizabeth R., b. 1909. Co-
lumbia Univ., Instr. in philosophy. Mem. Phi Delta
Theta fraternity, N. Y. Acad, of Science. Am. Phllos.
Ass'n. Residence: 854 W. 181st St. Address: Co-
lumbia University, N. Y. City.

BROWN, HENRY M.

Clergyman; b. Georgetown, D. C, Oct. 26, 1867; s.
Joseph T. and Jennie C. (Buckey) Brown; ed. public
schs., N. Y. City, and by private instruction; N. Y.
Univ., B.S., C.E., 1886, A.B., 1890, A.M., 1892, D.D.,



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1907 (pres. senior class, 1886; editor-in-chief Univ.
Quarterly, 1886); Union Theol. Sem., 1890-1893; m. W.
7.\.- lty nk Nov - 20 - 1894 . Adele P. Bedell; children:
Philip Tenney, b. 1895; Randolph Bedell, b. 1898 In
civil eng'ring practice, Washington, D. C, 1886-1888;
New Roehelle, 1888-1890; N. T. City, 1890-1894 Stated
supply Pelham Cong'l Oh., 1893; pastor Christ Cong'l
,on' Bronx - N - T. City, since 1894; ordained Feb 22,
1894, in Cong'l ministry. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa;
Council, Bronx Soc. Arts and Sciences. Delta Phi
fraternity. Editor 1905-1906, Gen. Alumni (biog)
Catalogue of N. T. Univ., published by Gen Alumni
Soc. in commemoration of Semi-sesquicentenntal of
N. T. Univ.; mem. Council N. T. Univ. since 1908. Ad-
dress: Concourse and 175th St., N. T. City.

BROWN, HERBERT PADELFORD

Banker; b. N. Y. City, June 8, 1857; s. Augustus J.
an( L Sarah (McLaughlin) Brown; grad. Columbia, 1877
(A.M.); m. Iva Ingersoll Farrell. Engaged in banking
[business in N. Y. City; mem. firm of Walston H.
Brown & Bros. Was major and commissary of sub-
sistence. N. G., State N. Y. Clubs: Union League,
University, Whist. Address: 45 Wall St., N. Y. City.

BROWN, HERBERT POMEROY

Banker; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 21, 1S76; s. Joseph Henry
and Ellen Douglas (Brookes) Brown, *. St. Johns-
bury. Vt.; ed. Cutler Sch., N. Y., and Hill Sch. Potts-
town, Pa.; m. Irvington, N. Y., (Dec. 9, 1904, Evelyn
Harris. Gen. partner Brown & Combe, bankers.
Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange, Alliance Prancaise Re-
publican. Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc. Clubs: Union League,
Explorers, N. Y. Athletic, Seawanhaka-Corinthian
Jaeht. Residence: 75 E. 54th St., X. Y. Citv and
Sebasco, Me. Address: 100 Broadway, X. Y. City.

BROWN, IRVING SWAN

r^ Re , a L esta A e; b V N ' T - clty - 187 : s - A. Swan and
Charlotte (Connah) Brown; Princeton Univ. class
1S93; m. Rockford, 111., 1896, Blanche Albertson- one
d.: Frances Swan, b. 1898. Pres. of numerous co'rp'ns
owning important holdings in N. Y. City real estate.
Interested in musical and literary matters. Mem.
St. Nicholas Soc, Sons of Revolution. Cluibs: Metro-
politan, The Players, City, Princeton. Residence: 780
Madison Av. Address: 340 Madison Av N. Y. City.

BROWN, JAMES

Private banker; s. George Hunter and Rachael B.
Brown; ed abroad and at Columbia Univ.; m. Adele
Quartlty; three daughters. Mem. firm Brown, Ship-
ley & Co., London; Brown Bros. & Co., N. Y.' Phila ,
Boston; chm'n exec, com., and dir. Bangor & Aroos-
took R. R. Co.; pres. and dir. Nat. Bank of Nicaragua,
Inc.; dir. Bangor Investment Co.; Bank of N Y.;
Northern Maine Seaport R. R.; Northern Telegraph
Co.; Pacific R'ys of Nicaragua; J. G. White Eng'ring
Co.; voting trustee Aroostook Construction Co.; U.
S. Trustee Sun Ins. Office. Clubs: Metropolitan,
Union, Racquet and Tennis, Field and Turf, Riding,
Piping Rock Tuxedo, Midday, Down Town Ass'n,
Xewport Golf. Essex County Country, Mvopia Hunt.
Residence: 789 Park Av. Address: 59 Wall St. N.
Y. City. '

BROWN, JOHN BARKER

Importer; b. N. Y City, 1861; s. George and Almira
(Rogers) Brown; ed. Coll. City of N. Y.; m. Chester-
town, N. Y, Alice Faxon. In importing tea and coffee
business since 1886; senior mem. of firm of John B
Brown & Co.; veteran 7th Reg't. N. G. N. Y. Mem.'
Soc. Colonial Wars, Mayflower Soc, Sons of Revo-
lution. Recreations: Golf, tennis. Clubs: Down
Town Ass'n, Lotos. Residence: 2 W. 72d St N Y
City, and Chestertown, Warren Co., N. Y. Address:
65 Pearl St., N. Y. City.

BROWN, JOHN FRANKLIN

? d i- t ,, r; J 5 ' Springboro, O., May 1, 1865; s. Samuel
S. < V, E, M* a ,l? et (Hadley) Brown; grad. Earlham Coll.,
5 'P;' 1S ? ; Cornell Univ., Ph.D., 1896; m. Elmira M.
Y., May 26, 1904, Frances D. Guion. Teacher in rural
schs. and high schs.; instr. in Indiana Univ., 1890-
1898; v.-p. and prof. Earlham Coll., 1S9S-1901. In-
spector of high schs. and prof, in ed'n. State Univ.
of Iowa, 1901-1905; prin. Normal Sch., Univ of
^X? m ; nir ' 19 05-1908; exchange teacher in Prussia,
1909: lecturer in Vassar Coll., Welleslev Coll. and
Teachers' Coll., Columbia Univ., 1910-1912. Lecturer
on ed 1 subjects. Author: The American High School,
The 1 raining of Teachers for Secondary Schools in
Germany and the United States. Editor for the
Macmillan Co.. since 1910. Republican; mem. Society
2* Friends. .Mem. Nat. Ed'n Ass'n. Nat. Soc. for Scien-
tific Study of Ed n, Soc. of Coll. Teachers of Ed'n.
Club: Authors (London). Residence: 559 W. 156th St
Address: 64-66 Fifth Av., N. Y City



BROWN, JOHN WING

Physician, surgeon; b. N. Y. City, April 17, 1852; s.
Harvey and Margaret Sands (Wing) Brown; ed In
private schs., N. Y. City, Fairfield Mil. Acad., Univ.
of Midh., 1873; m. Dolgeville, N. Y., 1873, Mary Alice
Youker; children: Jessie (Mrs. D C. Sheldon), b.
1878; Margaret Shaffer, b. 1880 (Registered nurse,
Brooklyn); Carrie Alice, b. 1886; Harvey John, b. 1890.
Engaged in practice ot medicine in Skaneateles since
1876; health officer of Skaneateles for 25 years. Sur-
geon Skaneateles R. R. Has traveled extensively in
U. S. Formerly pres. Mottville Paper Co., Ltd. (now
dissolved). Republican. Ex-pres. Onondaga Med.
Soc, mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Central N. Y. Med. Ass'n,
N. Y. State Med. Soc, Onondaga Co. Health Officers'
Ass'n. Mem. Am. Ass'n R. R. Surgeons, U. S. Pension
Surg.. Syracuse; Skaneateles Lodge, F. and A. -M.,
Royal Arch Mason, Knight Templar, Shriner and 32"
Scottish Rite. Member Skaneateles Yacht Club. Ad-
dress: Skaneateles, N. Y.

BROWN, JOSEPH E.

Banker; b. Boston, Mass., Aug. 23, 1843; s. Nathan
and Ann (Haggett) Brown; direct descendant Edward
Browne, who settled at Ipswich, Mass., and Jeremiah
Brown and Joseph Epes ('both on "iLexington roles"
in Mass. State archives); ed. Jamaica Plains (Mass.)
High Sch.; m. Roxbury, Mass., Oct. 18, 1871, Lavinia
M. Ireson; children: Florence (Mrs. Wm. L. Newton),
Mattie (Mrs. Dr. C. L. Fincke), Nathan H, Marion
(Mrs. A. W. Shelton), Joseph Epes, Jr. Practically
all of business life has been with banking house of
Blake Bros. & Co., Boston and N. Y. City; entered
as clerk in Boston office, 1S63: admitted partner,
1873; moved to N. Y. City, 1874, residing thenceforth
in Brooklyn; now senior partner Blake Bros. & Co.
Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange. Dir. Canada Southern
R'y Co., Franklin Trust Co., S. Brooklyn Savings
Inst'n (1st v.-p.). Republican; Congregationalist.
Mem., dir. and 2d v.-p. L. I. Hist. Soc; mem. N. Y.
Micros. Soc, Micros. Dep't Brooklyn Inst. Clubs:
Down Town, Brooklyn Riding and Driving, Torrey
Bot., Hamilton of Brooklyn. Residence: 123 Remsen
St., Brooklyn, N. Y., and Ridgefield, Conn. Address:
25 Broad St., N. Y. City.

BROWN, LATHROP

Mem. Congress; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 26, 1883; s.
Charles and Stella Brown; grad. Groton Sch., Ma=f
1900; Harvard, A.B., 1903; m. April 5, 1911, Helen
Hooper, of Boston. Entered business career with
Douglas Robinson, Charles S. Brown Co. Elected
to 63d Congress from 1st N. Y. Dist. Served 5 years
in Squadron A, N. G. N. Y. Democrat. Address: St.
James, L. I., N. Y.

BROWN, LAWRASON

Physician; b. 'Baltimore, Md., Sept. 29. 1871; s. Will-
iam Judson and Mary Louise (Lawrason) Brown; grad.
Johns Hopkins Univ., A.B., 1895; M.D., 1900; unmarried.
Ass't resident physician, Adirondack Cottage Sanita-
rium, 1900-1901; resident physician, 1901-1912; visiting
physician to Adirondack Cottage Sanitarium and Re-
ception Hosp. Mem. Ass'n Am. Physicians, Am. Clim-
atol. Ass'n, Nat. Ass'n for Study and Prevention of
Tuberculosis, Am Med. Ass'n. Am. Sanitorlum Ass'n,
Bibliophile Soc, Boston; Phi Kappa Psi and Phi Beta
Kappa Socs. Pres. Good Roads Ass'n. Club: Grolier
(N. Y.). Address: Saranac Lake, N. Y..

BROWN. MELVIN

Lawyer; b. W. Newbury, Mass., Aug. 13, 1S41; s.
Addison and Catherine Babson (Griffith) Brown; grad.
Harvard Coll., A.B., 1863; m. Susan Elizabeth Baker;
children: Susan Elizabeth (wife of Lieut. John Wis-
dom, British Navy), Frederick Melvin, Evelyn Brock-
way (wife of Edwin C. Lane, of Mahwah, N. J.). For-
mer mem. firms of Stanley, Brown & Clarke, and
Stanley, Clarke & Smith. Has traveled much abroad
and has been a very large operator in real estate.
Recreations: Checkers, music. Address: 215 Greene
Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

BROWN, NOVA ADOLPHUS

Banker, financier; b. Jamesport, Mo., Jan. 22. 1SS2:
s. Zaehariah and Missouri Ann (Xetherton) Brown; of
Revolutionary ancestry; father founded town of James-
port, Mo.: well known in live stock markets and ex-
tensive realty owner; ed. by private tutors in U. S.
and Europe. Entered employ of Cabot, Armstrong
& Co., of Chicago; began financial career N. Y. City,
1904, and following year engineered securing of finan-
cial support in London market of East Coast & Trans-
Continental R. R. Co. Pres. and treas. X. A. Brown &
Co., In'c, N. Y. State Investment Banking Corp'n, of
which is controlling stockholder; gen. mg'r and dir.
Franklin's Inc., candy mf'rs. Has devoted greater part
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interests of the country, and has opened negotiations
with leading N. Y. City candy mf'rs and banking in-
terests. Prominent in incorporation of N. Y. Stock
Exchange. Recreations: Automobillng, golf. Clubs:
Larchmont Y'alcht, Oakland Golf, Roval Automobile
(London), Hyde Park. Address: 1 Wall St., N. Y. City.

BROWN, PAUL GOODWIN

Contractor, eng'r; b. Red Oak, Iowa, 1871; s. Isaac
and Helen (Goodwin) Brown; attended Wyoming Sem.
and Cornell Univ. Engaged since 1S94 in bld'g large
eng'rlng projects, making specialty of tunnels and
difficult foundation work. V.-p. and mg'r United
Eng'ring & Contracting Co.; v.-p. and consulting eng'r
Cuban Eng'ring & Contracting Co.; managing eng'r
N. Y. Connecting Railroad Co., constructing founda-
tions for new East River Bridge. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil
Eng'rs, Western Soc. of Eng'rs. Clubs: Buffalo, Ham-
ilton (Chicago), Cornell, Engineers, Whist, Delta
Kappa Epsilon. Residence: 549 Riverside Drive. Ad-
dress: 17 W. 42d St., X. Y. City.

BROWN, RAY

Illustrator; b. Groton, Conn., July 1G, 1S65; s. Rev.
Samuel W. and Marianna (Ward) Brown; ed. private
sch., S. Hadley (Mass.) High Sen., Worcester (Mass.)
Polytechnic Inst.; m. Morrison, 111., 1S93, Gertrude
Foster. Successively on staff of Chicago Times-Herald,
N. Y. Journal; now art dir. Everybody's Magazine,
N. Y. City. Recreations: Outdoor amusements. Illus-
trator: Book of Child's Songs; Stage Lyrics; Am. Mer-
chant Ships and Sailors. Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Bell-
port Yacht and Golf. Residence: 294 W. 92d St Ad-
dress: Butterick Bld'g, N. Y. City.

BROWN, RAYMOND GOOLD

Lawyer; b. Dover, X. H., Aug. 27, 1SS0; s. Elisha
Rhodes and Frances (Bickford) Brown; grad. Har-
vard Univ., A.B, 1907; Harvard Law Sch., 1910; m. Jan.,
1911, Juliette Wheeler Duxbury. Ass't U. S. Att'y
Southern Dist., N. Y. City, 2^ years; with Am. Tobacco
Co., N. Y., 6 months. Address: 70 W. 11th St., and
Harvard Club. N. Y. City.

BROWN, ROSCOE C. E.

Editor; b. Scottsville, N. Y Aug. 23, 1S67; s. Dyer
D. S. and Mary A. (Ensign) Brown; ed. Univ. of
Rochester, B.A., 1SS9; M.A., 1904; m. Brooklyn. 1897,
Bertha, d. Truman J. Backus, LL.D., late pres. of
Packer Collegiate Inst. On city staff N. Y. Tribune,
1SS9-1S95; editorial writer, 1895-1906; mn'g editor
1906-1911; ass't editor-in-chief, 1911-1913. Appt'd
State Civil Service Comm'r by Gov. Higgins, Jan. 19,

1905, and served until 1911. Mem. Exec. Com. N. Y.
Civil Service Reform Ass'n and of Council of Nat.
Civil Service Reform League. Republican. Mem. Alpha
Delta Phi fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa Soc.; dir. Peo-
ple's Univ. Extension Soc, and N. Y. Public Ed'n
Ass'n; trustee Brooklyn Public Library. Clubs: Union
League, City, Alpha Delta Phi (X. Y. City), Hamilton,
Riding and Driving (Brooklyn). Address: 164 Hicks
St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

BROWN, SELDEN STANLEY

Lawyer; b. Scottsville, Monroe Co., N. Y., Oct. 23,
1S55; s. Dyer D. S. and Mary Ann (Ensign) Brown;
grad. Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1S79; A.M., 1S82; m.
Scottsville, N. Y., June 26, 1S83, L. Adell Franklin;
one son, Selden King, b. Oct. 13, 1S86. Practised law,
Rochester, N. Y., July 1, lSS2-Jan.. 1906; since Jan. 4,

1906, surrogate of Monroe Co. Republican; Episco-
palian. Trustee Carey Collegiate Sem., Oakfield, N. Y;
chancellor diocese of Western N. Y. Mem. Am. Bar
Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Rochester Bar Ass'n,
Rochester Chapter, class of 1879, and of Genesee Grad-
uate Chapter Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs: Genesee Valley,
University (Rochester). Address: Surrogate's Office,
Court House, Rochester, N. Y.

BROWN, WALDRON POST

'Banker; b. N. Y.; s. James M. and Julia E. Brown;
m. N. Y. City, 1S70, Isabella M. Wright: children:
Nannie R, Talbot, Ellen G. Hudson, James M., Julia
P. Fincke, John Wright. Mem. firm Brown Bros. Co.,
bankers; trustee Atlantic Mutual Ins. Co. Mem. X. Y.
Stock Exchange, Chamber of Commerce, N. Y. Botani-
cal Gardens. Clubs: Down Town, Metropolitan, Au-
tomobile of America, Rumson Country, Church. Resi-
dence: 32 E. 35th St. Address: 59 Wall St., N. Y. City.

BROWN, WALSTON HILL

Contractor, banker; b. Cincinnati, 1842; grad. Colum-
bia, 1864; m. Eva R. Ingersoll, of N. Y. City: children:
Eva I. Brown, Robert L Admitted to bar, 1S6S; with
father founded firm ofJAugustus J. Brown & Son; be-
came a contractor for building railroads. Clubs: Union
League, Down Town, Ardsley, Sleepy Hollow Country.
Residences (summer): Dobbs Ferry, N. Y. (winter):
117 E. 21st St. Address: 45 Wall St., N. Y. City.



BROWN, WILBUR CHARLES

Publisher; b. Newark, O., Nov. 20, 1S63; s. Owen T.
and Eleanor (Jones) Brown; ed. in Ohio. Associated
with Ex-Sec. of Treasury Foster for several years;
organized largest glass plant in country for manu-
facture lamps and shades. Traveled extensively in
Europe. For 10 years treas. largo milling company;
interested in large publishing house, printing 75
papers; v.-p. and dir. Central Newspaper Union. Pres.
and treas. Liberty Heights Improvement Co.; pres. and
dir. Western Multiphone Co.; treas. and dir. Brown
Speedometer Co.; gen. mg'r Corbin-Brown Speedometer
Dept. of Am. Hardware Corp'n; dir. Ass'n for Mechan-
ical Development. Served 4 years on mil. staff of Pres.



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