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and Change, The Summit of the Years. Mem. Am.
Acad. Arts and Letters. Address: West Park, N. Y.


Stock broker; b. Yonkers, N. Y., Jan. 13, 1867- s.
Wilson A. and Cordelia (Oddie) Burrows; ed public
schs. of Washington, D. C. ; m. Fordham. N. Y.. Nov.
17, 1892, Mary Anna Shepperd; one s.: Wilson A. Jr.
In employ of Stephen V. White, as messenger, 1884,
and eventually became cashier; became cashier for
Benkard & Co., mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange, 1902;
admitted to partnership 1908. Republican: Episco-
palian. See. Yonkers Choral Soc, 1902-1909 pres.
1910-1911. Mem. B'd of Dirs. Oratorio Soc. of N Y.
since 1912. Recreations: Music, literature. Resi-
dence: 330 Hawthorne Av., Yonkers. Address: 8i>
Broad-way, N. Y. City.


Book publisher; b. Belchertown. Mass., 1843; s. Levi
and Vila (Randall) Burt: ed. in public schools: m.
Gllead. Conn.. 1872. Sarah H. Prentice; children: Harrv
P., b. 1873; Frederick A., b. 1875; Edward F., b. 1877.



Pres. and dir. A. L. Burt Co., N. T. City, publishers
of standard books in all dep'ts of literature. Re-
publican. Recreations: Black bass and trout fishing.
Residence: Brooklyn Av., Brooklyn, N. T. Address:
62 Duane St., N. T. City.


Actress; b. Ramsey, Isle of Man, Eng., Sept. 16,
1881; d. Capt. Brown Burt (English) and Ann Lloyd
Burt (Welsh): ed. Am. Acad. Dramatic Arts; m. All
Souls' Church, N. Y. City, Mar. 2. 1902. Henry B.
Stanford. Rdies include "June," in Blue Jeans,
"Madge" in Old Kentucky, "Susanne" in Scrap of
Paper, "Rosalind" in As You Like It, "Helen of
Swabia" in Dante, with Sir Henry Irving at Theatre
Royal, Drury Lane, London, and also on his last tour
in America: starring in Dorothy Vernon, season of
1906-1907, and The Walls of Jericho, season of 1907-
1908. Created the role of nurse in Brieux Damaged
Goods, Fulton Theatre, N. Y. City, 1913-1914; starring
on tour in A Butterfly on the Wheel. Life mem.
Professional Woman's League; mem. Actors' Church
Alliance, Staten Island Civic League, Actors' Equity
Ass'n. Club: 12th Night. Address: Stanford Lodge,
Great Kills, Staten Island, N. Y.


Educator; b. Lake Geneva, Wis.; ed. in public
schools there and at Geneva "Lake Sem. and Oberlin
Coll.; taught in schools of Wis. and Chicago, 111.,
1872-1873; one year in River Falls Normal Sch.; also
for 3 years instr. literature Cook Co. Normal Sch.;
full college course in private classes and study clubs
In evenings; studied drawing at Chicago Art Inst.;
mem. Chicago Sch. B'd (chm'n Com. on Drawing 3
years); teacher John A. Browning Sch., 1892-1904;
also editor for Charles Scribner's Sons; has traveled
widely in Europe and Egypt; read paper before the
Nat. Edn'l Ass'n, 1889; lectured on literary subjects
In Chicago, N. Y. and other cities; contb'r to Atlantic
Monthly, Chautauquan, and other journals. Author:
Browning's Women (Chas. H. Kerr & Co.). Literary
Landmarks (Houghton, Mifflin), Bees, a study from
Virgil (S. R. Winchell & Co.). Editor: Birds and
Bees John Burroughs (Houghton, Mifflin), The
World's Literature (W. F. Scott & Co.), The Story
of the German Iliad (Maynard, Merrill), Seed
Thoughts from Browning (Kerr); Stories from Plato
(Ginn); Little Nature Studies from John Burroughs,
who collaborated in book (Ginn), The Child-Life
Chart (Ginn), The Burt-Markham Primer, with Ed-
win Markham as co-editor (Ginn) ; Poems Every
Child Should Know, and Prose Every Child Should
Know (Doubleday, Page). Co-editor: The Eugene
Field Book, The Howells Story Book, The Cable
Story Book. The Sidney Lanier Book, Fanciful Tales
(F. R. Stockton), The Boy General (from the works
of Elizabeth Custer), The Literary Primer, Odysseus
(a child's Odyssey), Herakles (and other stories of
the myths); Don Quixote (all Scribner's), The Mar-
velous Adventures of Pinocchio; Kipling Stories and
Poems Every Child Should Know. 1913 edition (Dou-
bleday, Page), Nature Dep't School Progress Maga-
zine. Mem. 111. Women's Press Ass'n and Round
Table Club of N. Y. Teachers Coll. Address: Coytes-
ville, N. J.


Sec. Home Ins. Co.; b. N. Y. City; ed. public schools;
soldier of Civil War, returning from which entered
service of the Home in autumn of 1864, as clerk;
advanced by successive steps through the positions
of adjuster, special agent and ass't sec. to present
position, to which was elected March, 1898. Address:
56 Cedar St., N. Y. City.


Fire insurance; b. N. Y. City, July 21, 1853; s. Will-
iam A. and Laura F. (Hopkins) Burtis; grad. public
sch., N. Y. City, 1869; m. Brooklyn, N. Y Nov., 1887,
Evelyn H. Leavitt. Entered insurance business, 1870.
as clerk in Fireman's Trust Ins. Co. (now defunct);
employed by the Empire City Fire Ins. Co. 1875, sec.
1885-1907; elected pres. Jan., 1907; company merged
with Williamsburgh City Fire Ins. Co., Dec. 30, 1912,
and elected v.-p. and dir.; trustee Universal Savings
Bank. Mem. Veteran 7th Reg't, N. G, N. Y. Mem.
N. Y. B'd of Fire Underwriters. Republican; Epis-
copalian. Mem. Amateur Billiard Club of N. Y.; 7th
Rest Veteran and Active League, Nat. Geog. Soc.
Address: 95 William St., N. Y. City.


Univ. prof.; b. Elyria. O., July 17, 1851; s. Nathan
Smith (D.D.), and Sarah John (Fairfield) Burton:
grad. Univ. of Mich., A.B., 1872, A.M., 1875; Univ. of
Leipzig (student of philology) 1875-1877; Univ. of
Berlin (student of philology), 1891-1892; hon. LL.D..

Denison Univ., 1909; m. Rochester, N. Y., June 14,
1898, Marian Williams Perrin: children: Andrew Per-
rin, b. 1899; Sarah Fairfield, b. 1900, Henry Fairfield,
b. 1901. Instr. Latin and Greek, Denison Univ., 1872-
1874; instr. Latin, Univ. of Mich., 1874-1875; ass't
prof. Latin, Univ. of Rochester, 1877-1883; prof. Latin,
Univ. of Rochester, since 1883; acting pres., 1898-
1900, and 1908-1909. Democrat. Baptist. Mem. Phi
Beta Kappa Soc, Amer. Philol. Ass'n, Archreol. Inst, of
America. Clubs: Genesee Valley, Fortnightly, Alpha
Chi. Residence: 70 Dartmouth St. Address: Univ. of
Rochester, Rochester, N. Y.


Educator: b. Ft. Wayne, Ind., Oct. 25. 1875; grad.
Univ. of Chicago, M.D., 1895, S.B., 1897, S.M., 1902,
Ph.D., 1905; grad.-student Univ. of Vienna, 1898; m.
N. Y., 1909. Jeanette Jonassen; one child, Arlyn, b.
Mar. 7, 1911. Ass't in physiology, Univ. of Breslau,
1898-1901; Marine Biol. Station, Naples, 1901; ass't in
physiology. Harvard Univ., 1901-1902; Columbia Univ..
1902-1903; instr., 1903-1904, adjunct prof, of physi-
ology, 1904-1910, Columbia Univ.; asso. prof, of physi-
ology since 1910, head of dept. of physiology, 1909-
1911. Am. editor of Biochemische Centralblatt, Bio-
physikalische Centralblatt. Mem. Am. PhysioL Soc,
Soc. for Experimental Medicine and Biology, Am.
Chem. Soc, Deutsche Physiologische Gesellschaft,
Soc Am. Naturalists, Harvey Soc; fellow AA.A.S. :
mem. Sigma Chi. Nu Sigma Nu, Theta Nu Epsilon, Sigma
Xi and Alpha Omega Alpha, Protestant; Republican.
Consistory Ancient Scottish Rite. Address: 437 W.
59th St., N. Y. City.


Editor, author, publisher; b. Vienna, O., April,
1840; s. Thomas Carlton and Ann (Botkin) Busbey;
ed. in common schs. ; m. Lexington, Ky., Dec. 20, 1871,
Emily, d. Hon. James F. Robinson (gov. Ky., 1862-
1863). War corr., 1862-1863, of Louisville Democrat
and Springfield Republic; acting provost marshal at
Clarksville, Tenn., 1863, and published there the
Bulletin, an army paper; recording sec. of gen. court-
martial at Louisville, latter part of 1863; on staff
of Louisville Journal, under George D. Prentice, 1863-
1865. Com'nd by Gov. Bramlette to represent Ky.
at funeral of Lincoln, and stood as guard of honor
over body of dead President. One of founders of
Turf, Field and Farm, N. Y. City, and its editor until
1903; editor of The Horseman, and Spirit of the
Times (Chicago), 1906. Distinguished as horseman
and authority on the American trotting horse, run-
ning horse and utility horse. Appt'd by Gov. Black
sup't of accounts of trotting race meetings in State
of N. Y. Former sec. of N. Y. Road Horse Ass'n;
pres. Ass'n Publishing Co., N. Y. City; one of organ-
izers of Blooming Grove Park Ass'n, Pa.; dir. Bridge-
port (Ala.) Land and Improvement Co.; pres. Am.
Sporting News Ass'n. Wrote series of papers on
trotting horse and the running horse for Harper's
Monthly; contrib'd elaborately illustrated papers on
the trotting horse to Scribner's Magazine; also
contrib'd to encyclopedias and other publications;
traveled thousands of miles with Robert Bonner in
pursuit of knowledge concerning the foot of the
horse; visited more than twenty States to studv the
trotter, runner and utility horse on breeding farms
and race tracks; also in England, France and other
parts of Europe. Author: The Trotting and Pacing
Horse in America. History of the Horse in America,
Recollections of Men and Horses. Formerly active
in athletics and aquatics; stakeholder and referee in
six-day walks of Weston, O'Deary, Rowell and others,
and in rowing races of Hanlan, Teemer, Gaudaur.
Ross and others. First to advocate the organization
of the Nat. Trotting Ass'n, the construction of the
Speedway, N. Y. City, and of field trials and bench
shows in this country. Internat. juror of awards, La.
Purchase" Exp'n, St. Louis, 1904; trustee Am. Veteri-
nary Coll.; v.-p. N. Y. State Agr'l Soc. Address: 1
Madison Av., N. Y. City.


Pres. Bush Terminal Co.; b. Ridgeway. Mich., July
12, 1869; s. Rufus T. and Sarah M. (Hall) Bush: ed.
privately at various sch?.; m. 1st, Ridgewav, Mich.,
Feb. 2, 1891, Belle Barlow; 2d, April 20. 1907, Maud
Howard Beard (widow of Francis D. Beard); chil-
dren: Beatrice B., b. Oct. 10. 1S95: Eleanor T., b.
Sept. 20, 1898; Rufus T., b. April 24, 1908. Has trav-
eled around world in father's yacht Coronet, 1888
and 18S9, and has been many times abroad. Pres.
Bush Terminal Co., Bush Terminal Bld'gs Co., Bush
Terminal R. R. Co.; mem. Advisory B'd. Title Guar-
antee & Trust Co. Congregationalism Mem. Holland
Soc, Pan-Am. Soc of U. S. Clubs: Union League,
N. Y. Yacht, Hamilton, Downtown Ass'n, Sleepy Hoi-



low Country, Knollwood Country, Nat'l Arts, Eco-
nomic. Residence: 28 E. 64th St. Address: 100 Broad
St., N Y. City.


Sculptor; b. Ogdetisbur^. .V V. April 2J, 1857; s
Robert AY. and Caroline (L'dall) Bush; ed. Newburgh,
N. T.; studied art with Henry K. Brown, and in Paris
with Antoine Mercie; m. April 7, 1SS6, Margaret W.
Lesley, of Philadelphia; children: Lvdia, b. 1SS7; Har-
old, b. 1S8S; Malcolm, b. 1S91; James, b. 1892. Among
his more notable works are: Indian Buffalo Hunt,
World's Columbian Exp'n, Chicago, 1S93; equestrian
statues of Gen. G. G. Meade and Gen. John F. Rey-
nolds, Gettysburg, Pa.; equestrian statue of Gen. An-
thony Wayne, Valley Forge, Pa.; Civil War Memorial,
Union League, Philadelphia; Justinian, Appellate
Court, N. Y. City; Horace Mann, La Purchase Exp'n.
St. Louis, 1904; Truth, Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1901; Soldiers'
Monument, The Spirit of '61 (Philadelphia), 1911; Lin-
coln Memorial (Gettysburg, Pa.), 1911; Union Soldier,
Mountaineer Soldier (Charleston, W. Va.), 1912; Gen.
John Sedgwick Equestrian Statue for State of Conn.
(Gettysburg, Pa.), 1913. Traveled in England, France,
Italy and Germany for professional study. Trustee of
the Scenic and Historic Preservation Soc; mem. Hud-
son-Fulton Celebration Comm'n. Mem. Nat. Sculpture
Soc, Architectural League of N. Y. City, Municipal Art
Soc, Empire State Soc, S. A. R. Clubs: National Arts
(N. Y.), Cosmos (Washington). Address: 1729 G St.,
Washington, D. C.


State senator, mf'r; b. Troy, N. Y., Felb. 25, 1857; s.
Esek Bussey; descendant George Bussey, who settled
in Md. from England, 1636, and Capt. Bennett Bussey,
who organized the Silver Grays during Revolution;
ed. Mt. Anthony Sem., Bennington, Vt. ; Trov Acad.,
Rensselaer Poly. Inst.; m. Shelby ville, Ky., 1900, Ber-
tha M. De Epping-Housen; children: Beatrice Della-
Porta. Engaged in mf'g business, after period of
travel; now engaged in mf'g. Pres. village of Perry
during installation of water works and adoption of
sewer system; represented town on County B'd of Su-
pervisors, 4 years, and chm'n 1910; elected to State
Senate, 1910; re-elected, 1912. Appt'd comm'r of Pan-
ama Exp'n 1915, for State of N. T.; mem. Judiciary
Com. and Com. on Miscellaneous Corp'ns. Shriner,
Elks, Moose, I. O. O. F. Address: Perry, N. Y.


Banker, broker; b. N. Y., Sept. 21, 1838; s. John
Schermerhorn and Ann (Van Nest) Bussing; ed. gram-
mar sens., Columbia Univ.; m. 1st, N. Y.. Kate Breath:
2d, N. T Emily M. Jenkins. Organized firm Gelston
& Bussing, 1S65; firm dissolved upon death of Mr.
Gelston, 1S98; now devotes time to philanthropic work.
Mem. N. T. Stock Exchange since 186S. Served in 22d
Reg't, N. G. N. T., during Pa. invasion; became 1st
lieut. of Co. A, later adj. of Veteran Corps. Repub-
lican; mem. Reformed Ch. in America. Mem. St. Nich-
olas Soc of N. Y., Soc. Colonial Wars, Sons of Revo-
lution; treas. N. Y. Bible Soc. (formerly pres.); sec.
Hosp. Saturday and Sunday Ass'n of N. Y. Treas.
B'd of Domestic Missions. 21 years; mem. Advisory
B'd Young Women's Christian Ass'n, Y. M. C. A. (mem.
B'd Mg'rs), B'd of Trustees, Internat. Com.; elder Col-
legiate Reformed Ch., mem. Finance Com. Address:
26 E. 10th St., N. Y. City.


Banker, broker; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 28, 1876;
s. Howard and Marv L. (Richards) Butcher; attended
Penn Charter Sen., of Phila., Univ. of Pa., class 1898;
m. Philadelphia, Pa.. Apri 10, 1901, Margaret Keen;
children: Howard, 3d; Margaret, Dora Keen, Mary
Louisa. Mem. Philadelphia Stock Exchange, N. Y.
Stock Exchange. Mem. firm Butcher, Sherrerd & Han-
sell; dir. Potomac, Fredericksburg & Piedmont R. R.
Co., and New Creek Co. Republican; Episcopalian.
Mem. Zeta Psi fraternity. Mason. Clubs: Appalachian
Mountain, Union League, Markham, Merion Cricket.
Residence: Cor. Llanfair and Wister Roads. Ardmore,
Pa. Address: 220 Real Estate Trust Co. Bld'g, Phil-
adelphia, Pa.


Broker; b. Oakfleld, Fond-du-Lac Co., Wis.. Nov.,
1849; s William and Harriet (Eldred) Butler; ed.
Fond-du-Lac High Sch.; m. N. T. City. 1879, Emma S.
Demarest; children: Belle, Albert H., Jr., Willow,
Frank. Broker since 1902; firm of A. H. Butler &
Co., Inc. Established an American watch factory In
Japan, 1893. first Am. watch factory established in
foreign country; made combination of Japanese cotton
mf'rs, 1895. to buy their Am. cotton in this country
instead of England, as had 'been their custom. Estab-
lished line of steamers (California and Oriental Steam-

ship Co.), in connection with the A. T. & S. Fe R'y Co.
from San Diego and San Francisco, Cal to Japan and
China, 1S9S, and is pres. of that company. Ran line
of steamers, N. Y. City to the Philippines, China, and
Japan, 1901-1902; crossed racific 12 times. Also pres.
Millbrae Tonopah Mining Co., Manhattan Oriental Min-
ing Co., Dalney Oil Co.; v.-p. West Tonopah (Dalney)
Alining Co., Philippine Transportation and Construc-
tion Co.; dir. People's Security Co. Republican. Resi-
dence: Alameda, Cal. Address: 20 Broad St., N. Y.


Banker, broker; b. Yonkers, N. Y., Jan. 24, 1870; s.
William Allen and Mary Russell (Marshall) Butler;
grad. Princeton Univ., C.E., class 1892; m. N. Y. City,
June 17, 1913, Anna F. Robinson. Practised civil
eng'ring in State of Washington, one year, returned to
N. Y., and was employed in Central Trust Co. until
1898, when, with brother, formed firm of GeoTge P.
Butler & Bro. ; became a mem. of the N. Y. Stock Ex-
change same year, of which is still a mem., having
acted as one of its govs, for past two years. Firm
dissolved, 1911, and present firm of Butler, Herrick &
Kip was organized. Pres. and dir. Albany & Susque-
hanna R. R. Co.; dir. Allis-Chalmers Mf'g Co. Clubs:
University, Union, Racquet, N. Y. Yacht, Automobile,
Rumson Country. Residence: 120 E. 55th St. Address:
7 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer, author, official reporter of Decisions, Su-
preme Court of U. S.; b. N. Y. City, June 18, 1859;
s. William Allen and Mary (Marshall) Butler; g.s. Ben-
jamin F. Butler, atfy-gen. of U. S. under Presidents
Jackson and Van Buren, and of Charles Henry Mar-
shall, sea captain and owner of Black-Bali line of
packet ships between N. Y. City and Liverpool; ed.
private schs. in Yonkers, Poughkeepsie and Prince-
ton, and in class of 1881 (partial course only), Prince-
ton Coll., hon. A.M., 1912; m. Yonkers, N. Y 1882
Marcia, d. Ethan Flagg; three sons and one d. Stud-
ied law in office of father's firm, Butler, Stillman &
Hubbard. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1882; mem. law firm
of Holt & Butler, Butler & Wyckoff, and Butler &
Harwood, 1884-1903; one of counsel for Anglo-Am
Joint High Comm'n at Washington and Quebec, 1898;
technical delegate, U. S. Delegation to Second Peace
Conf. at the Hague, 1907. Published several political
pamphlets, 1898-1899, on subject of relations of U. S.
with Spain. Author: The Treaty-Making Power of the
United States (2 vols.), 1902. Republican; took active
part in campaign of 1900; since Dec, 1902, Reporter
of the Decisions of Supreme Court of U. S. Corr. sec.
Am. Soc. of Internat. Law; mem. Internat. Law Ass'n
Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y., State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City
of N. Y., St. Nicholas Soc Clubs: Metropolitan,
Cosmos, Chevy Chase (Washington, D. C), Lawyers
(New York), N. Y. Yacht, Republican (N. Y. City)
Address: 1535 I St., N. W., Washington, D. C.


Editor and prop'r Buffalo News; b. Le Roy, N. Y.,
Sept. 5, 1850; ed. public schools and privately. Found-
ed Buffalo Sunday News, 1873; daily Buffalo Evening
News, 18S0. Pres. tioard State Normal School, Buffalo;
chm'n board, Grosvenor Library, former v.-p. United
Press; mem. and former pres., State Editorial Ass'n,
and State Rep. Press Ass'n; mem. and former dir
Associated Press; pres. Publishers' Ass'n; dir Soc
Natural Sciences; pres. Grade Crossing Comm'n, Society
for Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Delegate at
large Nat. Rep. Convention, 1908; elector-at-large
1900. Clubs: Buffalo. Ellicott, Park, Country (Buffalo)
Lotos (N. Y. City), Clover (Philadelphia), Capital City
(Atlanta), Automobile of America. Residence (city):
522 Delaware Av.: (country): Le Roy, N. Y Address -
218 Main St., Buffalo, N. Y.


Physician; b. Philadelphia, Pa., 1855; s. Rev. J.
Glentworth and Evelyn (Reeve) Butler; ed. in private
sch of Prof. Davidson, Brooklyn; Hamilton Coll., A.B ,
1877; A.M., 1880; Sc.D., 1901: Wesleyan, LL.D., 1908;
grad. L. I. Coll. Hosp., Brooklyn, 1S80; m. Brooklyn,
Jan., 1884, Antoinette Willson. Practising medicine,
Brooklyn, from 1S80. House officer, L. I. Hosp., 1880-
1881; ass't physician. St. Mary's Gen. Hosp., 1882-1891;
with Meth. Episcopal Hosp. as ass't physician, 1885-
1S91; chief, Second Med. Div., since 1891; physician-
in-chief since 1906; senior physician Brooklyn Hosp.,
since 1913. Formerly lecturer on emergencies and
home nursing, Pratt Inst.; examining surgeon for
U. S. pensions, 1889-1893. Trustee Packer Inst, from
1905; mem. of Council, L. I. Coll. Hosp.. 1908; fellow
Am. Acad. Medicine, Am. Climatol. Ass'n, N. Y. Acad.
Medicine; mem. Med. Soc. State of N. Y. (pres., 1907),
Kings Co. Med Soc. Republican; Presby'n. Author:



SSf fon-. py >J oU '?', )S ' SU; Diagnostics of Internal Medi-
nSX\2,~t 0nt , r , < Encyclopedia Americana and to
Bucks Reference Handbook Med. Sciences, 1903. Clubs-

Av m Br o n ok?^rf b N andt (BTOokIyn >- Address: 226 Gates


Artist, lawyer; b. N. V. City, March 3, 1856; e.
William Allen and Mary (Marshall) Butler; grad.
from Princeton, B.S., 1876; Columbia, LL.B , 1881- m
1890, Virginia Hays. Practised law in N. T City
until 1884; studied art in Paris till 1888; honorable
mention Paris Salon, 1886; medals Paris Exp'n, 1889;
Atlanta, 1895; Philadelphia Temple, 1888; Paris, 1900;
Buffalo, 1901. Organized and pres. Am. Fine Arts
Soc, 1889-1906; pres. Carnegie Music Hall, 1896-1905.
Mem. Nat. Acad. Design, Soc. Am. Artists, N. T. Water
Color Club, Architectural League, Municipal Art Soc,
Fine Arts Federation. Clubs: Century, Lotos, Uni-
versity. Residence: "Bay Bush," East Hampton, L. I.
Address 107 Library PI., Princeton, N. J.


Architect; b. N. Y. City, May 14, 1875; s. Prescott
Hall and Cornelia Stewart (Smith) Butler; grad.
Harvard Univ., A.B., 1898; student Mass. Inst of Tech-
nology, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France. Mem
firm Ford, Butler & Oliver. Clubs: Harvard, Tech-
nology, Racquet & Tennis, Union, University, Sea-
wanhaka Yacht, Smithtown Hunt, Smithtown Polo
Residence (summer): St. James, Smithtown, L. I.
(winter): 22 Park Av. Address: 101 Park Av., N. Y.


Pres. Columbia Univ.; b. Elizabeth, N. J., April 2,
1862; s. Henry L. and Mary J. (Murray) Butler; grad.
Columbia Univ., A.B., 1S82; A.M. 1883; Ph.D. 1884;
univ. fellow in philosophy, 1882-1885; student at Ber-
lin and Paris, 1884-1885; received honorary degree,
LL.D., Syracuse Univ., 1898; Tulane Univ., 1901; Johns
Hopkins, Princeton, Univ. of Pa., and Yale in 1902;
Univ. of Chicago, 1903; St. Andrew's Univ., Man-
chester Univ., 1905; Cambridge Univ., 1907; Williams
Coll., 1908; Harvard and Dartmouth 1909; D. Litt.,
Univ. of Oxford, 1905; J. D., Breslau, 1911. Was
made officer de Legion d'Honneur of France, 1906,
Commander, 1912; Commander Order of the Red
Eagle, 1910 (with Star); mem. Am. Acad, of Arts
and Letters, 1911; hon. mem. British Science Guild,
1906; m. Bergen Point. N. J., Feb. 8, 1887, Susannah
Edwards Schuyler (died Jan. 10, 1903); one d.; m. 2d
N. Y., March 5, 1907, Kate La Montagne. Has been
mem. of faculty of Columbia Univ. since 1889; ass't
in philosophy, 1885-1886; tutor 1886-1889; adjunct
prof. 1889-1890; dean of the faculty of philosophy,
and prof, of philosophy and ed'n, 1890-1901; since
Jan., 1902, pres. of Columbia Univ. (including also
presidency of Barnard Coll., Teachers Coll. and Coll.
of Pharmacy). First pres. N. Y. Coll. for Training
of Teachers (now Teachers Coll.), 1886-1891. Was
mem. of State B'd of Ed'n of N. J., 1887-1905; sp'l
comm'T from N. J. to Paris Exp'n, 1889; pres, Pater-
son (N. J.) B'd of Ed'n, 1892-1893; del. Rep. Nat.
Convs., 1S88, 1904, 1912; received Rep. Electoral vote
for Vice-Pres. of the United States, 1913; chm'n Ad-
ministrative B'd of Internat. Congress of Arts and
Sciences of La. Purchase Exp'n, 1904; chm'n Lake
Mohonk Conference on Internat. Arbitration, 1907
1909, 1910, 1911, 1912; pres. Am. Branch of Ass'n for
Internat. Conciliation; trustee Carnegie Foundation
for Advancement of Teaching, Carnegie Endowment
for Internat. Peace. Mem. Nat. Edn'l Ass'n (pres.
1895); gov. Soc. of Lying-in Hosp.; trustee of Colum-
bia Univ. Press, Am. Acad, in Rome, N. Y. Botanical
Garden. Mem. Am. Philos. Ass'n, Am. Psychol. Ass'n,
Nat. Inst, of Arts and Letters; Nat. Council of Ed'n;
N. Y. Chamber of Commerce; Am. Soc. of Internat.
Law, Germanistic Soc. (pres. 1906-1908); Univ. Settle-
ment Soc, Am.-Scandinavian Soc. (.pres. 1908-1910) ; life
mem. Nat. Red Cross, Am. Hist. Ass'n, N. Y. Hist.
Soc; chm'n Coll. Entrance Examination B'd. Repub-
lican; Episcopalian. Edited: Scribner's Great Educa-
tors' Series; Macmillan's Teachers' Professional Li-
brary; Monographs on Ed'n in the United States (form-
;".? part T of . u - s - Ea n'l Exhibit to Paris); expired
1900; St. Louis Exp'n, 1904. Editor: The Educational
Review, Columbia Contributions to Philosophy and
Education 1898-1902; Bibliothek d'Aimerikan'ischen
Culturgesehichte, Berlin, one of editors of Inter-
nationale Pedagogische Bibliothek. Author- The
Meaning of Education; True and False Democracy;
The American as He Is; Philosophy (a survey); Why
Should We Change Our Form of Government?; The
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