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Jan. 4. 1S67; s. Thomas (D.D.) and Emeline M. (Eng-
land) Carter; grad. Wesleyan Univ., A.B., 1892, M.A.,
1S99; Drew Theol. Sem., B.D., 1S93; fellow Oxford
Univ., Eng., 1894-1895; Yale, M.A., 1899; N. Y. Univ.,
Ph.D., 1900; m. N. Y. City, Urania M. Smith; son:
Paul (died in infancy). Ass't pastor (when a student)
at Trinity M. E. Ch N. Y. City, 1893-1894; pastor
St. Paul's, Hartford, Conn., 1895-1898; West Haven
Ch.. Xew Haven, Conn., 1898: Sea Cliff, L. I., N. Y.,
1899-1906. Mem. So. Classis of Long Island, Reformed
Ch. of America, and Grace Reformed Ch., Brooklyn;
elected gen. sec. N. Y. Bible Soc, April 1, 1907, and
now serving. Studied social conditions in large cities
of England and Europe. Author: A Comparison Be-
tween Zoroastrianism and Judaism, The Logos of
Philo and John; also articles on Social Life in East
London, Eng. Editor "The Bible in New York."
Charter mem, Epsilon Chapter, Beta Theta Pi; mem.
Altair Lodge, F. and A. M. Residence: 155 Lincoln
Road. Brooklyn; (Summer), Sea Cliff, L. I., N. Y.
Address: 66 Bible House, Astor Place, N. Y r . City.


Clergyman; b. on farm in town of Jackson, Wash-
ington Co., N. Y., July 21, 1873; s. Calvin B. and Har-
riet A. (Langworthy) Carter; grad. Greenwich (N. Y.)
High Sch., 1891; Troy Conf. Acad., 1898; Syracuse
Univ., A.B., 1902; m. Sept. 10, 1907. Bertha Wilson, d.
ex-Congressman Francis H. Wilson, of Brooklyn.
Preached at Conklingville, 1902-1903; then Joined Troy
Conf., M. E. Ch. Pastor Fifth Av. M. E. Ch., Troy,
N. Y., since April, 1909; also pastor at Rexford Flats,
1903-1907: pastor at Hagaman, 1907-1909. -Mem. Phi
Gamma Delta Fraternity, Masonic Lodge. Address:
2210 Fifth Av., Troy, N. Y.


Vice-pres. Consolidated Gas Co., of N. Y.; b. Brook-
lyn. N. Y., Dec. 13, I860; s. Samuel and Harriet Hub-
bell (Davis) Carter; descendant on lather's side from
Samuel Carter, who came from Eng. to America in
1677; ed. in Brooklyn public sch.; m. Brooklyn, June 3,
INS", 11.1,11 it. liinsinore; children: Robert Anderson,
Jr., b. 1886; Helen May (Mrs. Frank U. Smith). Began
business life at 16 as junior clerk with N. Y. Gas
Light Co., and has continued connection with gas
lighting and allied interests; now v. -p. and sec. Con-
solidated Gas Co., of N. V., treas., sec. and dir. West-
chester Lighting Co.; pres. and dir. Ball Electric Il-
luminating Co.; treas. and dir. N. Y. & Queens Gas
Co.; controller Astoria Light, Heat & Power Co.;
treas. Northern Westchester Lighting Co. and Peeks-
kill Lighting & Railroad Co.; dir. United Electric
Light & Power Co., Yonkers Electric Light & Power
Co., Municipal Lighting Co., Nat. Coke & Coal Co.,
Central Union Gas Co., Northwestern Union Gas Co.
Mem. Am. Gas Inst., Nat. Elec. Light Ass'n, Illuminat-
ing Eng'ring Soc, Nat. Com. Gas. Ass'n, Met. Museum
of Art, N. Y.; Museum of Natural History, A.A.A.S.;
N. Y. Bot. Soc, Soc. Colonial Wars, Anglo-Saxon
Lodge, F. and A. M. Clubs: Union League, City (N. Y.
City), American Yacht Club. Oakland Golf, Sleepy Hol-
low Country. Address: 4 Irving Place, N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Yonkers, N. Y., Aug., 1866; s. Samuel T.
and Alantha P. (Pratt) Carter; grad. Princeton, A.B,.
18S6 (A.M.); Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1SSS; m. Mor-
ristown N. J., Oct. 21, 1897, Anna Washburn Burn-
ham; children: Gladys B., Burnham, Samuel T. 3rd;
admitted to bar 1888 and ever since in practise
of law, N. Y. City. Also counsel on investiga-
tion of Surrogate Court, N. Y. City, 1901. Author:
Carter's Transfer Tax Law. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y. Independent Republican; Presby'n. Trustee
Berkshire Industrial Farm, Union Settlement, Am.
Christian Hosp. of Ceserea, Underwriters Club. Re-
creations: Tennis, golf. Clubs: Princeton, Plainfield
Country. Residence: Plainfield, N. J. Address: 111
Broadway, N. Y. City.

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, D,ec. 10, 1873; grad. Yale, 1895;
attended Columbia Law Sch. Admitted to bar, 1898;
now mem. law firm Rounds, Schurman & Dwight.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Club: Yale. Resi-
dence: 296 Sterling PI., Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: 96
Broadway, N. Y. City.


Clergyman; b. Pittington, England, May 22, 1868; s.
Joseph and Thomasina (Whitford) Carter; attended
Episcopal Ch., sch., England; Parson's Coll., Iowa,
A.B., A.M.; McCormick Theol. Sem., Park Coll., PtD.;
Knox Coll., D.D. ; m. Des Moines, Iowa, May 17, 1893,
Alice Kellogg; children: Florence Elizabeth, b. 1S96;
Marie Tamzin, b. 1898; William Kellogg, b. 1905; Whit-
ford Van Dyke, b. 1911. Pastor 1st Presby'n Ch.,
Sterling, 111., 1894-1899; 1st Presby'n Ch., Kansas City,
Mo., 1899-1906; Madison Av., Reformed Ch. N. Y. City,
1906-1912; sec Internal. Peace Forum, N. Y. City,
since 1912. Sp'l comm'n to Messima, Italy, after earth-
quake, for Christian Herald, N. Y. City. Traveled in
Europe, Asia, Africa. Lecturer on travel and litera-
ture. Sp'l tariff speaker for Republican Party cam-
paign of 1912, on Republican tariff train through New
England, following Woodrow Wilson. Also sent by
Rep. Nat. Com. through 9th Cong. Dist. of Va., the
only Confederate Cong. Dist. to return a Republican
to Congress. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Chi Alpha
and Sigma Chi. Recreations: Tennis, golf, swim-
ming, boating. Club: Union League. Residence:
981 Park Av. Address: 185 Madison Av., N. Y. City.


Major-gen. U.S.A.; b. Nashville, Tenn., appt'd from
N. Y.; cadet at Mil. Acad., West Point, N. Y., July 1,
1868; 2d lieut., June 13, 1873; 1st lieut, April 14, 1879;
capt., Nov. 20, 1889; major, Jan. 29, 1897; lieut-col..
May 18, 189S; col., April 15, 1902; brig.gen., July 15,
1902; major-gen., Nov. 13, 1909, commanding 2d Div.,
including one third of all the inf* reg'ts in U. S. A.,
Feb. 15, 1912. Awarded a medal of honor for dis-
tinguished bravery in action against Apache Indians
at Cibicu Creek, Ariz., on Aug. 30, 1881. Author:
Horses, Saddles and Bridles, A Historical Sketch of
the Sixth U. S. Cav., From Yorktown to Santiago,
Old Army Sketches, Giles Carter of Virginia. Ad-
dress: Care War Dep't, Washington, D. C.


Expert in handwriting and inks; b. Philadelphia,
Sept. 29, 1S4S; s. Solomon N. (artist) and Sarah (Solis)
Carvalho; grad. N. Y. Free Acad.. N. Y. Coll.; made



special studies in organic chemistry, photography,
light and color; m. New Orleans, March 22, 1876,
"" le Abrams. Handwriting expert since 1875; in
1880 separated white l ; ght into complementary parts
in order to absorb the actinic rays on the sensitive
photographic plate, the principle on which the present
chromatic processes are based; official grand jury
handwriting expert, N. T. City, 1881-1906; first to
make photographs on celluloid, 1883; first to restore
m open court fraudently bleached-out handwriting
1884; has acted as expert in handwriting and ink in
various courts in U. S.; city (N. Y.) librarian in charge
of archives, 1885; collector of incunabula; pres. N. T.
State Reformatory for Women, 1892-1899. Democrat
Author: Forty Centuries of Ink. Residence: 125 W
93d St. Address: 258 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Journalist; b. Baltimore, Md., 1856; s. Solomon N.
and Sarah (Solis) Carvalho; grad. Coll. City of N. Y.,
1877; m. N. Y. City, May, 1895, Helen Cusack. En-
gaged in newspaper work in N. Y. City from 1878; on
staff of N. Y. Sun, 9 years; N. Y. World, 9 years; since
1896, gen. mg'r of all William R. Hearst newspapers,
now including the N. Y. American, N. Y. Journal, San
Francisco Examiner, Los Angeles Examiner, Chicago
American, Boston American. Mem. Met. Museum of
Art, Nat. Sculpture Soc, Am. Acad. Polit. and Social
Science, Collector of Chinese blue porcelains, of which
he owns the best collection of types and designs in this
country. Residence: Metuchen, N. J. Address: 238
William St., N. Y. City.


Singer; b. Wayne, Me., Oct. 22, 1842; ed. at Female
Sem., Gorham, Me., grad. 1862; m. 1882, Charles Mon-
son Raymond, of N. Y. City. Studied music in Milan,
Italy, 1866-1868, under Giovanni Corsi; made first ap-
pearance at Copenhagen in Italian opera; sang also
at Gothenburg and Christiania; summer 1868, at
Baden-Baden, studying with Madame Viardot-Garcia;
autumn in Italian opera at Stockholm, Ferdinand
Strakosch, dir.; later in Royal Swedish opera; sum-
mer, 1869, spent studying at Paris under Signor Bot-
tisini; autumn in Italian opera, Brussels; winter, 1869-
1870, again studying in Pajis; spring, singing in
Drury Lane Theatre, London; Sept., 1870, in America,
singing at Steinway Hall, N. Y. City, with Nilsson
Vieutemps and Brignoli; following twelve years in
opera and concerts with Carlotta Patti, Mario, Albani
and others; 1875-1876 and 1876-1877, went to Moscow
and St. Petersburg; after that in America singing
opera with Clara Louise Kellogg and Marie Rose, each
winter until marriage in 1882, when retired from stage.
Address: 3 W. 29th St., N. Y. City.


Physician; b. Buffalo, N. Y 1852; s. Walter and
Julia (Love) Cary; ed. sens, of Buffalo, grad. Med.
Dep't Univ. of Buffalo, M.D., 1875; grad. study in
France and Belgium; m. Buffalo, 1879, Evelyn Rumsey.
Practising medicine in Buffalo since 1879. Formerly
for twelve years prof, anatomy and six years prof,
materia medica and therapeutics, and since 1902, prof,
of clinical medicine in Univ. of Buffalo; attending
physician Buffalo Gen. Hosp. Pres. Buffalo Crema-
tion Co. Mem. Ass'n Am. Physicians, Am. Med. Soc,
N. Y. State Med. Soc, Erie Co. Med. Soc. Republican,
duns: Saturn, Buffalo, Buffalo Country, Buffalo Med.,
Park. Address: 340 Delaware Av., Buffalo, N. Y.


Editorial writer; b. Albany, N. Y., June 5, 1840; S.
Joseph and Lydia (Chase) Cary; grad. Union Coll., Al-
bany Law Sen., 1863; m. Albany, N. Y., April 27, 1864,
Ellen Elisabeth Luther; one d., Elisabeth Luther, b.
May 18, 1867. Editor Brooklyn Union, 1863-1870; edi-
torial writer N. Y. Times since 1871. Author: Life
of George William Curtis (in American Men of Let-
ters Series). Dir. N. Y. Times Publishing Co., N. Y.
Times Building Co. Mem. Exec. Council Nat. Civil
Service Reform League, Exec. Com. N. Y. State Civil
Service Reform Ass'n. Clubs: Century, City. Ad-
dress: N. Y. Times, N. Y. City.


Writer, editor; b. Brooklyn, May 18, 1867; d. Ed-
ward and Ellen Elisabeth (Luther) Cary; ed. private-
ly; studied art, 18S5-1898, with Eleanor C. Bannister
and Charles Melville Dewey. Translator (from
French) Recollections (Francisque Sarcey), 1893
(Scribner's); Russian Portraits (E. Melchoir Vogue).
1895 (Putnam's); The Land of the Tawny Beasts,
1895 (Stokes). Author: Alfred Tennyson, 1898 (Put-
nam's); Robert Browning, 1899 (Putnam's); The Ros-
settis, 1900 (Putnam's); William Morris, 1902 (Put-

nam's); Ralph Waldo Emerson, 19U4 (Putnam's;,
Books and My Food (in collaboration with Annie M.
Jones), 1904 (Moffat, Yard & Co.); Henry James, 1905
(Putnam s). Edited (with notes): Poems of Dante
Gabriel Rossetti, 1903 (Putnam's). Editor of The
Scrip (art magazine), 1905 to 1908; art critic of N Y
Times since 1908. Episcopalian. Mem. The Handi-
crafters (Brooklyn). Clubs: Art Woi-kers, Woman's
Cosmopolitan, Barnard (N. Y. City). Address: 204 S
Oxford St., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Architect; b. Buffalo, N. Y., 1859; s. Walter (M.D.) and
Julia (Love) Cary; grad. Columbia Univ., Ph.B., 1885;
Harvard Univ., B.S., 1883; student at Ecole de Beaux
Arts, Pans, 3 years. Practising architecture at Buf-
falo from 1890. Mem. B'd of Architects for Pan-Am.
Expn; architect of Buffalo Gen. Hosp., Univ. of Buf-
falo, Dental Coll., Gratwick Research Laboratory, N.
Y. State Bld'g (now Buffalo Hist. Soc. Bld'g), Har-
rington Hosp. for Children, Contagious Hosp.. Malig-
nant Disease Hosp. and Service Bld'g of State Inst.,
Administration Bld'g for Pierce-Arrow Motor Car Co.,
houses in Washington, D. C. ; Omaha, Neb.; Muskoka
and Port Carling, Canada, Buffalo and vicinity. Ex-
tensive traveler. Dir. Bank of Genesee, Batavia N.
Y. ; mem. Buffalo Chamber of Commerce, Am. Inst.
Architects, Beaux Arts Soc, Soc. Natural Sciences,
Buffalo Hist. Soc, Soc Columbia Univ. Architects,
Buffalo Soc. Artists, Columbia Architectural Soc, Buf-
falo Chapter of Architects; dir. Fine Arts Acad., Al-
bright Art Gallery, Soc. for Beautifying Buffalo.
Clubs: University (N. Y. City), Genesee Valley Hunt,
Park. Buffalo Country, Saturn (Buffalo). Residence:
460 Franklin St., Buffalo. (Summer) Boston, Erie
County, N. Y. Address: 1S4 Delaware Av., Buffalo.
N. Y.


Lawyer (retired); ib. Racine, Wis., July 23, 1852; s.
John W. and Isabel (Brinckerhoff ) Cary; ed. Prince-
ton, class of 1872, A.M.; m. Milwaukee, Wis., April 28,
1880, Julia Metcalf; children: Julia Madeleine (m.
1903, Ronald Eliot Curtis), Isabel Francis (m. 1907,
Henry A. Stone), Melbert B., Jr. Admitted to bar,
1875; ass't gen. solicitor Chicago. Milwaukee & St.
Paul R'y Co., 1880; practised law, 1883-1890. Pub-
lisher: Cyclopedia of Political Science; Political Econ-
omy and United States History (3 volumes). Author:
The Connecticut Constitution, 1900. Democratic nom-
inee for gov. Conn., 1902, and U. S. Senate, 1903. Pres.
N. Y. Homoe. Med. Coll. and Hosp.; mem. Soc. Colonial
Wars. Clubs: University, Riding, Barnard, Lawyers.
Residences: Ridgefield, Conn., and 59 W. 46th St. Ad-
dress: 42 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Clergyman; b. Plainview, Minn., 1S68; s. Douglas
R. and Mary Adelaide (Owen) Case; grad. Colgate
Univ., A.B., 1891; afterward at Univ. of Chicago, as
fellow in theology, and grad. there as B.D., 1898,
Ph.D., 1899; Colgate Univ., D.D., 1911; m. Glen Ellyn,
111., April 9, 1896. Ellen Mae Jenkins; children: Dor-
othy, b. 1898; Katharine, b. 1902. Pastor 1st Bapt.
Ch., South Bend, Ind., 1896-1900; 1st Bapt. Ch., Terre
Haute, Ind., 1900-1902; Montclair, N. J., 1902-1904:
Hanson Place Bapt. Ch., Brooklyn, 1904-1908; Dela-
ware Av. Bapt. Ch., Buffalo, 1908. Mem. Executive
B'd of Bapt. State Conv. of N. Y., chm'n Young Peo-
ple's Comm'n of Northern Baptists. Mem. Soc. May-
flower Descendants, S.A.R., Masonic Order, Delta Up-
silon fraternity. Address: Delaware Av. Baptist
Church, Buffalo, N. Y.


Insurance agent; b. Des Moines, Iowa, 1875; grad.
Harvard Coll., A.B., 1898. Since graduation engaged
in ins. business, beginning as clerk in office of Com-
mercial Union Ins. Co.; later surveyor in Metropoli-
tan Dist., N. Y. City, for A. D. Perrin Agency; after-
ward sp'l agent in N. Y., N. J. and Pa. for United
Fire Ins. Co. of Baltimore; in western N. Y. for N. Y.
Underwriters' Agency; later with North British and
Mercantile in N. J.; sp'l agent in Eastern and Middle
States for Commonwealth Ins. Co. of N. Y. ; now gen.
ag"t, Western Dep't, North British & Mercantile. Ad-
dress: 76 William St., N. Y. City.


Insurance mg'r; b. Chelsea, Mass., 1850. Began in-
surance career in office of C. H. Case & Co., Chicago;
engaged in field work, 1872-1877, for Ins. Co. of N.
America and Pa. Fire Ins. Co.; local agent for these
and other companies at St. Louis, 1877-1887; mg'r
Western Dep't London Assurance Corp'n, with head-
quarters at Chicago, 1SS7-1892; since 1892 mg'r U. S.
Branch of same company, with headquarters in N. Y.
City. Address: 84 William St., N. Y. City.



Author; d. Robert Ludlow and Marian (Gibson)
Case; ed. at home; unmarried. Author of five novels,
published by Chas. Scribner's Sons: The House on the
Hudson; The By Ways of Braithe; The Prisoner of
Ornith Farm; Old Mr. Davenant's Money; An Old
Maid's Vengeance. Residence: Wainscott, L. I., N. Y

Banker; b. Lyndon, N. T., Oct. 3, 1S47; s. Thomas
and Betsey (Melrose) Case; ed. district school and
Rushford Acad.; m. Cuba, N. Y., Jan. 29, 1873, Helen
Morgan; children: Helen M., 'b. 1S79; M. Gertrude, b.
18S7. Pres. of Citizens' Bank of Arcade. N. Y., since
its org'n in 1SS3; extensive dealer in real estate, oil
and cattle. DiT. Bank of Ellicottville, N. Y.; pres.
Lyndon Cheese Co., Liberty Oil Co. Pres. B'd of Trade.
Cemetery Ass'n. Republican. Mem. F. and A. M.
since 1S72. Address: Franklinville, N. Y.


Prof. Latin, Wells Coll.; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 23, 1S57;
d. Albert Spencer and Jane (Huntington) Case; grad.
Oberlin Coll., A.B., 1879, A.M., 1890. Prof. Latin, Wells
Coll., since 1SS3. Author: The Love of the World,
1S92 (Century). Contb'r to reviews, etc. Address:
Wells College, Aurora. N. Y.


Architect; b. Portland. Me., June 18, 1864; s. Brig.-
Gen. Thomas Lincoln and Emma (Weir) Casey; ed.
Emerson Inst., Washington; grad. Sch. of Mines, Co-
lumbia, C.B., 1SS6; architect, 1SSS; studied also at
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, France. Supervising ar-
chitect of Cong. Library Bld'g, Washington, 1S92-
189 1 ; was one of the six equal prize winners in N. Y.
City Hall competition in 1S93; also in conjunction
with Prof Burr, 19U0, won first prize for design for
bridge over Potomac River, Washington; and in con-
junction with H. M. Shrady won first prize for design
for Grant Monument. Washington. Mem. N. Y. Chap-
ter Am. Institute of Architects, Beaux-Arts Society,
Architectural League, Nat. Sculpture Soc, Fine Arts
Federation, Sons Am. Revolution. Clubs: Century,
University. Residence: 55 W. 33d St. Address: 149
Broadway, X. Y. City.


Clergyman; b. Elizabethtown, Tenn., Oct. 20, 1867;
ti. William and Ruth E. (Cox) Cass; ed. Davies Acad,
(now Horald McCormick Coll.) Elizabethtown, Tenn.,
1886-1890: Union Coll.. A.B., 1895; Boston Univ. Sch.
of Theology, 1895-1S96; m. 1st, Bucyrus, O.. June 23,
1897, Elizabeth Monnett (died Sept. 4, 1902); m. 2d,
April 4. 1907, Julia Monnett. Mem. Troy Annual Conf.
M. E. Ch.; pastor Lake George and West Mountain,
N. Y.. 1897-1899; Jay and Wilmington, N. Y., 1900-1903;
Clintonville. N. Y., 1904-1906: Elizabethtown, N. Y.,
1907; Willsboro, N. Y., 1908-1911; Westport, N. Y., since
1911. Built three churches on Plattsburg Dist. of
Troy Annual Conf.. that at Elizabethtown being dedi-
cated Feb. 9, 1908. Mem. Phi Gamma Delta fraternity
and of Masonic fraternity. Address: Westport, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Newburgh, N. Y., Oct. 4, 1S62; s. Abram
S. and Margaret J. (Drake) Cassedy; ed. public schs.,
Newburgh, N. Y., Cornell Univ., B.S., 1SS4; m. New-
burgh, N. Y., Jan. 11. 188S, Frances M. Townsend; chil-
dren: J. Townsend, b. 1892; William F., b. 1896. Ad-
mitted to N. Y. Bar, 1886; mem. law firm of Brown &
Cassedy; corporation counsel, 1907-190S. Dir. Quas-
saick Nat. Bank of Newburgh; trustee The Newburgh
Savings Bank. Episcopalian. Mem. Zeta Psi frater-
nity; trustee Newburgh Home for the Friendless,
Cedar Hill Cemetery, trustee Washington Headquar-
ters Ass'n: mem. Hist. Soc, Newburgh and the High-
lands. Clutas: University, Transportation, Cornell
University (N. Y. City), Powelton (ex-pres. now dir.).
Newburgh City (pres.), Goshen. Address: 43 Third St.,
Newburgh, N. Y.


Architect; b. Amsterdam, N. Y., Oct. 23, 1871; s.
David Demarest and Catherine Margaret (Clute) Cas-
sidy; ed. Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass., 1888-1890;
Union Coll., 1890-1891; Harvard Univ., S.B., 1895 (civil
eng'ring); Mass. Inst. Technology, Boston (architect-
ural dept.), 1895-1S97; m. Fall River, Mass., April 9,
1902. Mabel Antoinette Swift; children: Marcus Swift,
b. Feb. 21, 1903; Katrina Swift, b. July 14, 1904. In
1896. with 21 Mass. Inst, of Technology architectural
students took bicycle trip through Eng. and France,
studying architecture of those countries. Worked
in architectural offices of Blackall & Newton, Boston,
Mass.; Cyrus L. W. Eidlitz. N. Y. City; Lord, Hewlett
& Hull. N. Y. City; E. G. W. Dietrich, N. Y. City;
opened own office in Amsterdam, April, 1898, and
since practising there; v.-p. and sec. Amsterdam

Knitting Co., Amsterdam, N. Y. Republican. Mem.
B. P. O. Elks, Amsterdam Lodge; dir. B'd of Trade,
Amsterdam; mem. Pi Eta Soc. of Harvard University,
Alpha Delta Phi (Union Chapter), Montgomery Co.
Hist. Soc. Clubs: Fort Johnson, Antlers Country. Ad-
dress: S0^4 E. Main St., Amsterdam, N. Y.


Manufacturer, printer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1882; a.
John and Evelyn A. (Paterick) Cassidy; ed. public
sch., St. Francis X. Coll. Succeeded father upon his
death, 1911, as pres. and treas. John Cassidy Co.,
printers, and mf'rs of blank books; mem. B'd of Dirs..
Bay Ridge Savings & Loan Ass'n. Democrat; Roman
Catholic. Mem. Royal Arcanum: Clubs: Brooklyn
Rowing, Bensonhurst Yacht. Residence: 329 88th St.,
Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: 221 Fulton St., N. Y. City.


Writer; b. in Ontario, Can., 1869; s. Rev. Wesley
and Elizabeth (Jackson) Casson; ed. Victoria Coll.,
Coburg, Ont.; m. in Tenn., 1899, Lydia K. Commander.
Was Meth. minister in Canada, but resigned; founded
first Labor Church in America, in Lynn, Mass., 1893.
Lectured on social reform in Great Britain, U. S. and
Canada. Author: The Crime of Credulity; Organized
Self-Help; The Romance of Steel; The Races that
Made America (two last serially in Munsey's Maga-
zine); Life of Cyrus H. M'ClCormick; Ads and Sales:
Horse, Truck and Tractor; History of the Telephone;
and The Romance of the Reaper. Editor on N. Y.
Journal pne year, N. Y. World 4 years; now v.-p. H. K.
McCann Co. Independent in politics. Pres. Brooklyn
Philosophical Ass'n, 1902-1903. Mem. N. Y. City Hu-
mane Soc. Lecturer on humane education in Public
School Course, N. Y. City. Recreation: Camping in
the Catskills. Club: Railroad. Address: 11 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.


Mfr Sterilizing and Bacteriological Apparatus; b.
Pottsville. Pa., Feb. 7, 1855; s. John Harvard (D.D.)
and Marie Antoinette (Arnold) Castle; ed. Courtland
Saunders Mil. Acad., and F. W. Hastings Mil. Acad.,
Philadelphia; m. Sept. 15, 1S85, Mary W. Quinby; chil-
dren: Harvard de Hart, b. 1887; Wilmot Vail, b. 1889;
John Harvard, b. 1893. Lived in Philadelphia until
18 years old, when moved to Toronto, Can., with
parents; engaged in Canadian Bank of Commerce 10
years; leaving to manufacture sheet-metal goods in
Rochester, N. Y., under name of Wilmot Castle & Co.,
1883-1903; then incorporated as Wilmot Castle Co.,
mf'rs sterilizing and bacteriological apparatus, of
which is pres. and treas. Trustee Rochester Cham-
ber of Commerce and Mechanics' Savings Bank. Re-
publican; Baptist; trustee Park Av. Bapt. Ch. Recrea-
tion: Yachting-. Address: 396 Westminster Road.
Rochester, N. Y.


Retired clergyman; b. Herkimer, N. Y., Jan. 16, 1844;
s. Edwin and Maria (Eaton) Caswell; ed. at Cazenovia
(N. Y.) Sem. and Falley Sem, Fulton, N. Y.; m. 1st
Norwich, N. Y., June 3, 1868, Mary A. Hollister (died
1899); 2d, Middletown, Del., 1901, Charlotte Jones; one
son, Rev. Lincoln Hollister Caswell. Ordained to M. E.
ministry, 1870; successively pastor at Plymouth, N. Y. ;
Plymouth, Pa.; Binghamton and Owego. N. Y. ; Port-
land, Ore.; Los Angeles, Calif.; Santa Barbara, Calif.
Presiding elder of Santa Barbara and San Diego
districts, Calif.; pastor Norwich, Conn., Middletown,
Del., and Beekman Hill, N. Y. City, now retired.
Delegate from Calif, to Meth. Gen. Conf. at Omaha,
Neb., 1892. Republican. Leader of Tuesday Afternoon
Palmer Holiness Meeting, which has been held for
seventy-five years without a break. Address: 130 De
Kalb Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Owego, N. Y., April 5. 1S56; s. Avery
Brodhead and Lydia (Olmstead) Catlin; ed. private
schs.; grad. Columbia Coll. Law Sch., LL.B., 1877; m.
Owego, Oct. 22, 1882, Louise Ensign; one son, Ran-
dolph, b. Dec. 6. 1887 (Princeton, 1908). On admission
to bar, 1877. entered law firm of Tracy & Catlin (Gen.
Benjamin F. Tracy and Gen. Isaac S. Catlin); ass't
corp'n counsel, Brooklyn, during Mayor Low's two
terms; in 1900, after spending year in Paris, appt'd
by President, U. S. Consul at Munich; went to London,
1S92, under letters of Sec. of State, and presented at
English Court by Minister Lincoln; spent winter, 1892-
1893, in Rome, at Italian Court. Returned to N. Y.
City 1894, and again appt'd ass't corp'n counsel; later
connected with law firm of Coudert Bros.; now gen.
attorney and counsel of Ocean Accident and Guar-
antee Corp'n. Ltd., of London, England, at Am head
offices. Residence: 285 Henry St., Brooklyn Heights.

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