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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



CATLIN, GEORGE DE GRASSE

Captain U. S. A.; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 27, 1878; s.
Isaac S. (brig-gen. U.S.A.) and Virginie (Bacon) Catlin;
grad. St. Austin's School, S. I., N. Y.; left Columbia
Coll. as junior to enter U. S. Army at opening of war
with Spain; unmarried. Commissioned 2d lieut. 10th
U. S. Inf., July 0, 1898; served in South until taken
sick with typhoid fever, Nov., 1898; in charge of sta-
tion to care for and feed destitute Cubans in Havana
during March and April, 1899; com'd detachment
guarding money given to Cuban soldiers by Cong,
appropriation June, 1899, and in this capacity traveled
over large part of Cuba. Promoted 1st lieut. and as-
signed to 2d U. S. Inf., July 15, 1899; comm'd capt.
42d Inf., U. S. Vols., Aug. 17, 1899; served in campaign
against insurrectos on Island of Marinduque, Luzon
Province, P. I., also Bellarmino's forces in Sorsogon;
comd'g Co. K, 2d U. S. Inf. in Tayabas Province dur-
ing campaign of Gen. Fred D. Grant against Malvar's
forces; commended officially for gallantry under Are
on several occasions; promoted capt. 28th U. S. Inf.,
May 17, 1905; comd'g Co. K, 28th Inf., stationed at Ft.
Snelling, Minn. Mem. Mil. Order Loyal Legion, Mil.
Order Foreign Wars, Medal of Honor Legion, Soc. of
Colonial Wars, Huguenot Soc, Sons of Revolution, Soc.
of War 1812, United Spanish War Veterans, Army of
Philippines, Order of the Spanish-Am., Veteran Corps
of Artillery, S. N. Y. Clubs: St. Anthony, Army and
Navy (N. Y. City). Address: Care War Dep't, Wash-
ington, D. C.

CATLIN, ISAAC S.

Orator, lawyer, soldier; b. near Owego, N. Y., Julv
8, 1835; s. Nathaniel and Jane (Brodhead) Catlin; ed.
common schs., Owego Acad., and Hobart Coll.; m.
Brooklyn, 1862, Virginie H. S. Bacon. Studied law in
office of Benjamin F. Tracy, Owego, and later in N.
Y. City; admitted to Bar, Brooklyn, 1857; junior part-
ner in the firm of Tracy & Warner; elected Mayor of
Owego, N. Y., In fall of 1860. Raised full company,
April, 1861, which was the first enrolled in the North
for the war; elected capt. of co., which later joined
3d Reg't, N. Y. Vols.; appt'd lieut.-col. 109th N. Y.
Vols., July, 1862, and col, June. 1864; later com'd pro-
visional brigade, and lost right leg in explosion of
mine, July 30, 1864, at Petersburg, Va. ; bvt'd maj.-
gen. U. S. V.; mustered out with reg't July, 1S65; re-
ceived Cong, medal of honor for distinguished gal-
lantry in action; placed on retired list as Col. U. S.
A., 1870; retired as brig.-gen. U. S. A. Dist. Att'y
Tioga Co., N. Y., 1865, ass't U. S. att'y, Eastern Dist.
of N. Y., 1871-1872; elected dist. att'y Kings Co., N. Y.,
1877; re-elected 1880; nominated for mayor of Brook-
lyn, 1885, but defeated; counsel for sheriff of Kings
County, 9 years; six times marshal G.A.R.; has delivered
orations on several important public occasions. Sup-
Dorted policy of Presidents McKinley and Roosevelt
in the Philippines; visited Cuba, 1899, and the Philip-
pines, 1900-1901. Defended many criminals, several
charged with murder in the first degree; none con-
victed of either degree of murder: in ten years as
prosecuting att'y convicted many high offenders. De-
clined nomination for Congress, 1892, and lieut-gov.,
1896. Delivered many addresses at meetings, con- '
ventions, receptions etc., and upon 75th birthday re-
ceived scores of letters of congratulation from promi-
nent men and women, among whom were Gen. Wood,
chief of Army staff, Collector Loeb and Congressman
Dwight. Now engaged in writing memoirs of military
and civil career. Address: (summer) "Meadowfield,"
Apalachin, Tioga Co., N. Y. ; Hotel St. George, Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

CATT, CARRIE CHAPMAN

Lecturer, woman suffragist; b. Ripon, Wis.; d. Lucius
and Maria (Clinton) Lane; ed. Iowa State Coll.- after-
ward studied law; m. 1st, 1884, Leo Chapman (died
1886); 2d, 1890, George W. Catt (died 1905); was suc-
cessively principal and sup't schs., Mason Citv, la.
Ardent worker in procuring enlargement of woman's
rights in many parts of U. S., and instrumental in se-
curing legislation to that end in Colorado, Idaho, Lou-
isiana, and elsewhere; with Nat. Woman Suffrage
Ass'n since 1892 (pres. 1900-1904); pres. Internat. wom-
an Suffrage Alliance. Address: 2 W. 86th St., N. Y.
City.

CATTELL, JAMES McKEEN

Professor of psychology; b. Easton, Pa., May 25,
1S60; s. Rev. William C. (D.D., LL.D., pres. Lafayette
Coll., 1863-1S83) and Elizabeth (McKeen) Cattell; grad.
Lafayette Coll., A.B., 18S0, A.M., 1883, LL.D., 1907; stu-
dent at Gottingen, Leipzig, Geneva, 1880-1882; fellow
Johns Hopkins, 1882-1833; Leipzig, 1883-1S86 Ph.D.,
1886. Lecturer Univ. of Pa. and Bryn Maw'r, 18S7;
Univ. of Cambridge, England, 1888; prof, psychology,



Columbia Univ., since 1891. Co-editor Psychol. Review,
1893-1904; editor Science since 1894, and The Popular
Science Monthly since 1900, and The American Natu-
ralist since 1908. Mem. Nat. Acad. Sciences; fellow
A.A.A.S. (v.-p. 1898), Am. Soc. Naturalists (pres. 1902);
mem. Am. Psychol. Ass'n (pres. 1895), Am. Philos.
Ass'n, Am. Physiol. Soc; mem. Am. Philos. Soc, fellow
N. Y. Academy Sciences (pres. 1902-1903), Washington
Acad. Sciences, London Aristotelian Soc. Author of
researches relating to measurement of psychophysical
and mental processes, individual differences, etc. Ad-
dress: Garrison-on-Hudson, N. Y.

CATTERALL, RALPH CHARLES HENRY

Educator; b. Bolton, England, March 29, 1866: s.
Ralph Charles Henry and Caroline (Reed) Catterall;
grad. Bucknell Univ. A.B., 1891; Harvard Univ., A.B.,
1892; Ph.D., Univ. of Chicago, 1902; m. Macomb, 111.,
June 24, 1896. Helen Honor Tunnicliff, one son, Ralph
Tunnicliff, b. 1897. Taught in Univ. of Chicago, 1894-
1902; Cornell Univ. since 1902; prof, modern European
history since 1905. Traveled in England, Italy Ger-
many, France, Russia, Austria, Greece and Turkey.
Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n, Am.
Antiquarian Soc, Phi Gamma Delta fraternity, Phi
Beta Kappa Soc. Clubs: Town & Gown, Country
(Ithaca). Residence: 5 Central Av. Address: 244
Goldwin Smith Hall, Cornell, Univ., Ithaca, N. Y.

CAULDWELL, LESLIE GIFFEN

Artist; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 18, 1861; s. William and
Eliza Ellen Cauldwell; ed. in schools of N. Y. City.
Was engaged as a writer on The Mercury, of which
father was head; -went to Paris, 1884, becoming a
student in the Academie Julien, and a 'pupil of Bou-
langer, Lefebvre and Carolus Duran; exhibited pic-
tures at Paris Salon, 1886 and 1888; Paris Exp'n; 1S89;
and at the annual Salons on the Champs de Mars,
1890-1896; also in the exb'ns of the Royal Acad., and
Soc. British Artists, London, the Academies at Liver-
pool and Berlin, Soc. Am. Artists, Nat. Acad. Design,
Louisiana Purchase Exp'n, and in several Am. cities.
Since 1896 has made a profession of the decorating
and furnishing of interiors, doing that work in the
Hotel Ritz in Paris, 1897-1898, and the Carlton Hotel,
London, 1899; awarded gold medal of the Paris Exp'n,
1900, for artistic interior work at the British Pavilion
and the exhibit of Waring & Gillow in the British
section of that exposition; sin'ce Jan. 1, 1907, mg'r N.
Y. branch of I. Alavoine & Co.. of Paris, interior deco-
rators. Mem. Architectural League of N. Y. Club-
Fencers. Address: 712 5th Av., N. Y. City.

CAWCROFT, ERNEST

Lawyer; b. Lawrence, Mass., April 29. 1881; s. Aquilla
and Martha Elizabeth (Carden) Cawcroft; ed. James-
town, N. Y., High Sch. and N. Y. Univ. Admitted to
bar of N. Y., Oct 1905; since practised in Jamestown.
Connected with local. Buffalo, N. Y. City and Chau-
tauqua Assembly newspapers prior to admission. Went
to Europe for Business Men's Magazine, summer of
1905, . to investigate commercial conditions from Am.
viewpoint; contb'r to Tom Watson's Magazine, My
Business Friend, etc. Made sp'l industrial investiga-
tions for weeklies and monthlies; went to Jamaica and
other points in W. Indies, Sept., 1906, on commercial
publication investigation. Visited Panama Canal to
investigate relation of waterway to continental ship-
ping rates; made second tour of continent of North
America, spring of 100S. Mem. Jamestown Comm'n on
Trade Sch. Ed'n; mem. Mayor's Cabinet, appt'd bv
Samuel A. Carlson in April, 1908; sp'l counsel to the
Ordinance Revision Com. of Jamestown; compiled mu-
nicipal law bill for Jamestown; special counsel Charter
Revision Com.; member Jamestown Chamber of Com-
merce, Chautauqua Co. Caucus Reform Ass'n, Sons
of St. George, Masonic Lodge, Knights of Pythias, Y.
M. C. A.; pres. Fraternal Order of Eagles, Loval Order
of Moose. Editorial contb'r to the Jamestown Eve-
ning Journal. Delegate to county and State convs. ;
Roosevelt Republican. Clubs: Unn'ersity, Jamestown.
Congregational (of First Cong*! Ch. of Jamestown).
Address: 48 Fenton Bld'g, Jamestown, N. Y.

CAYCE, ALEXANDER BOYD

Stock broker; b. Richmond, Va.; s. Milton and Au-
druetta (Jeffries) Cayce; ed. Richmond Coll., Rich-
mond, Va.; m. Bessie Revely Taylor; one d., Ashhy
Jeffries. Mem. Virginia Soc, Southern Soc. Cluh:
Wykagyl Country. Address: 29 Broadway, N. Y. City.

CHACE, ALFRED BRUCE

Lawyer; b. Hillsdale, Columbia Co., N. Y.. March 2,
1S68: s. A. Frank B. (lawyer) and Mary Z. (Bruce)
Chace; grad. Williston Sem., 1887; Phillips Andover
Acad., 1888; Yale Univ.. B.A., 1S92: m. June 24. 1903.
Marguerite B., d. Richard W. Bender, retired chemist
and refiner. Admitted to N. Y. Bar. 1896, and became



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mem. firm of A. Frank B. Chace & Sons (Alfred B. J.
Frank and William Wallace Chace). Gave several
lectures on legal topics on platform of Florida Chau-
tauqua, 1900. Elected dist. att'y, Columbia Co.. 1901;
re-elected 1904 and 1907; prosecuted the three Van
Wormer brothers for killing their uncle, Peter A.
Hallenbeck, on Christmas Eve, 1901, resulting in the
conviction of all three of murder in the first degree,
and their subsequent execution. Republican. Mem.
Dutch Reformed Ch. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n;
Beta Theta Pi (Tale). Mason; Hudson Lodge 7, La
Fayette Commandery, 7. Mem. B. P. O. Elks; repre-
sentative to Supreme Tent of Knights of Maccabees,
1904-1910, having been commander, 1901-1903, of Hen-
drick Hudson Tent. Club: Columbia County (sec).
Address: Rossman Av., Hudson, N. Y.

CHACE, ARTHUR FREEBORN

Physician; b. Warren, R. I., May 13, 1S79; s. Charles
Anthony and Adeline (Slade) Chace; grad. Earlham
Coll. (Richmond, Ind.), B.S., 1897; Harvard Coll.. A.B.,
1899; Columbia Univ.. A.M., M.D., 1903; m. N. Y. City,
Nov. 2. 1911, Kathleen Fletcher. Sec. of corp'n N. Y.
Post-Grad. Med. Sch. and Hosp. ; adjunct prof, medi-
cine, N. Y. Post-Grad. Med. Sch.; chm'n Legislative
Com. of N. Y. County Med. Soc. Independent; mem.
Society of Friends, mem. Am. Med. Ass'n; Am. Gastro-
Enterol. Ass'n; N. Y. Acad, of Medicine; Harvey Soc;
Soc. Practical Medicine. Dir. N. Y. Post-Grad. Med.
Sch. and Hosp.; trustee of Moses Brown Sch., Provi-
dence, R. I. 1st Lieut. Medical Reserve Corps, U. S.
Army. Club: Harvard. Address: 393 West End Av.,
N. Y. City.

CHADBOURNE, WILLIAM MERRIAM

Lawyer; b. San Francisco. Calif., Feb. 11, 1879; s.
Forrest Simeon and Caroline Augusta (Merriam)
Chadbourne; ed. Harvard Univ., 1896-1903; grad. A.B.,
1900, A.M., 1901, LL.B. Harvard Law Sch., 1903. In
1903-1904 traveled around the world. Visited Philip-
pines. Manchuria, Russia, Central Asia, Persia, India,
Java, Siam. First Squadron, 1st Cav., N.GN.Y. Pro-
gressive. Treas. and chm'n Law Com. Nat. Progressive
Com. of N. Y. County. Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Metro-
politan Museum of Art, Am. Soc. for Labor Legisla-
tion. Civil Service Reform Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of
N. Y., Sons of the Revolution, chm'n Exec. Com. In-
tercollegiate Civic League, Phi Beta Kappa fraternity,
Delta Upsilon fraternity. Clubs: Appalachian Moun-
tain. Harvard Travelers. Union League. Metropolitan,
Downtown, Piping Rock. Ardsley, Explorers, Camp-
fire. Harvard. Economic. Residence: 37 Madison Av.
Address: 32 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

CHADWICK, CHARLES NOYES

Born Old Lyme, Conn., Jan. 18, 1S49; s. Daniel (late
U. S. att'y Dist. of Conn.) and Ellen (Noyes) Chad-
wick; descended from Charles Chadwick, Watertown.
Mass., mem. Colonial Legislature, 1657-1659, and
through maternal line from Rev. James Noyes, of
Choulderton, Wiltshire, Eng., through his son. Rev.
Moses Noyes, first pastor of the church in Lyme, 1666,
and one of the ministers interested in founding Yale
Coll. (trustee 1703-1719); also from Elder William
Brewster, of the Mayflower, and joined in every line
of descent with historic New England families; ed.
Yale Coll., B.A., 1870, and in Germany (honorary M.A.,.
Yale, 1897, in recognition of edn'l work in introduc-
tion and establishment of the kindergarten); m.
Brooklyn, June 25, 1873, Alice A. Caruth; children:
Charles (Yale, 1897), Alice Esther (Packer Inst.,
1899), George Brewster (Yale, 1903), Ellen Noyes.
Mary Meeke (Wells Coll., 1911). Charter mem. and
dir. 16 years, Mf'rs Ass'n of N. Y. Pres. B'd Trustees.
Froebel Acad.; trustee Brooklyn Free Kindergarten
Soc Mem. B'd Ed'n, Brooklyn, 1896-1899; dir. Brook-
lyn Public Library, 1897-1898; chm'n Brooklyn Com.
of Fifty, bridges, tunnels, etc.; chm'n delegation Mf'rs
Ass'n of N. Y. to Indianapolis Monetary Conf., 1897.
1898; chm'n delegation to conventions of Citizens'
Industrial Ass'n of America, Chicago, 1903, and In-
dianapolis. 1904; app'd. June 9, 1905, comm'r B'd of
Water Supply of N. Y. City (Catskill Aqueduct). Mem.
Cham'ber of Commerce of N. Y., Merchants Ass'n
N. Y., Brooklyn League, Sons of Revolution, Soc.
Colonial Wars, N. E. Soc, Alpha Delta Phi. Clubs:
University (Brooklyn) (pres.. 1908-1910), City (N. Y.
City), Yale. Address: 692 Willoughby Av., Brooklyn,
N. Y.

CHADWICK. CHARLES WESLEY

Engraver; b. Red Hook. X. Y.. 1861; s. Rev. T. W.
and Mary F. Chadwick; grad. Wesleyan Univ., A.B.,
1884. A.M., 1886; m. N. Y. City. Oct. 30, 1902, Agnes
F. Hardy. Learned wood engraving under William
Miller, Frank French and Frederick Juengling. Prin-



cipally engaged in engraving for magazine illustra-
tion, chiefly for Century Magazine and Delineator;
specialist in finishing half-tone plates. Awarded
medals Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1901; La. Purchase Exp'n.
St. Louis. 1904. Has lectured on wood engraving and
modern illustration. Address: 137 E. 150th St., N. Y.
City.

CHALMERS, HUGH

Automobile mf'r; b. Dayton, O, Oct. 3, 1873; s.
Thomas and Jeanette (Bill) Chalmers; ed. Common
sch. and business coll.; m. Dayton, O., Aug. 22, 1901,
Frances L. Houser; children: Helen, Hugh Jr., Bruce,
Margaret Lydia. Entered Dayton salesroom of Nat.
Cash Register Co. as office boy at age of 14; later
became mem. Dayton sales force, and successively
salesman on road. dist. mg'r, sales mg'r, and 1900-
1907 v.-p. and gen. mg'r. Entered automobile indus-
try in Detroit, as pres. E. R. Thomas-Detroit Motor
Co., 1907, which was later reorganized as Chalmers
Motor Co., of which he is still pres. Pres. Mich. Cash
Register Co.; dir. Metal Products Co., Fairview Foun-
dry Co., Automobile B'd of Trade. Mem. Detroit B'd
of Commerce, Soc. of Automobile Eng'rs, Nat. Ass'n
of Sales Mg'rs, Nat. Ass'n of Automobile Mf'rs, Ohio
Soc Recreations: Fishing, farming, horse-back rid-
ing, golf. Cluibs: Country (Detroit), Automobile (De-
troit), Detroit, Sphinx (Dayton), Motor Boat of Amer-
ica, Engineers' (N. Y.), Bloomfield Hills Country. Res-
idence: 275 Iroquois Av. Address: Care Chalmers
Motor Co., Detroit, Mich.

CHAMBERLAIN, EUGENE TYLER

U. S. comm'r of navigation; b. Albany, N. Y., Sept.
28, 1856; s. Frank and Celia Deborah (Tyler) Cham-
berlain; ed. Albany Boys' Acad, and Harvard Coll.,
A.B,. 1878 (honors in metaphysics); m. Washington,
D. C, April 21, 1900, Mary Lee Barnette, of Baltimore
(died Aug. 29, 1904). After leaving college succes-
sively teacher Albany Acad., asso. editor Albany
Evening Journal. Albany legislative corr. Associated
Press, editor Albany Argus until appt'd U. S. comm'r
of navigation, Dec, 1893. Catholic. Mem. Phi Beta
Kappa (Harvard), Loyal Legion. Contb'r to various
standard works and magazines (American and for-
eign) on laws, etc., concerning shipping. Clubs: Met-
ropolitan (Washington. D. C). Address: Bureau of
Navigation, Dep't of Commerce and Labor, Washing-
ton, D. C.

CHAMBERLAIN, SAMUEL SELWYN

Editor; b. Walworth, N. Y.. Sept. 25, 1851; s. Ivory
C. and Mary (Ingalls) Chamberlain; ed. N. Y. Univ.,
class of 1871; m. Sept. 15, 1873, Mary T. Munson. In
editorial work on staff of Newark Advertiser, 1873-
1874; N. Y. Herald, 1875-1879; N. Y. World, 1879-18S0;
N. Y, Evening Telegram, 1881-1883; founder, 1884, and
was two years editor of Le Matin. Paris; editor San
Francisco Examiner, 1S89-1895; editor-in-chief N. Y.
American, 1905-1997: editor Cosmopolitan Magazine.
1907-1908; resumed editorship of N. Y. American, May,
1908. Address: 238 Williams St., N. Y. City.

CHAMBERLAIN, WILLIAM ISAAC

Clergyman; b. Madras, India, Oct. 10, 1862; s. Jacob
and Charlotte (Birge) Chamberlain. A.B., Rutgers,
1882, A.M., 1S86, B.D.. 1899, D.D., 1912; New Brunswick
Theol. Sem.. 1886; Ph.D.. Columbia Univ., 1900; m.
New Brunswick, N. J., 1891. Mary Eleanor Anable;
children: Eleanor, b. Nov. 5, 1S94, Alma Birge, b. Apr.
14, 1897. Missionary, India, 1887-1905; pres. Voorhees
Coll., India, 1898-1905; prof, of Logic and Mental Phil-
osophy, Rutgers, 1906-1909; Corresponding sec. B'd of
Foreign Missions. Reformed Ch. in America since
May, 1909. Pres. Gen. Synod. Reformed Ch. in Amer-
ica, 1908-1909. Author: Education in India (Mac-
millan), 1900. Chm'n Municipal Council, Vellore, In-
dia, 1901-1904; trustee. New Brunswick Public Li-
brary, 1907-1912; trustee. Rutgers Coll. since 1909.
Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Alumni of N. Y. City. Delta
Upsilon fraternity; trustee, Clipton Springs Sanato-
rium Co. Club: National Arts (N. Y. City). Resi-
dence: Summit, N. J. Address: 25 E. 22d St., N. Y
City.

CHAMBERLIN, HARRY WATSON

Lawyer; b. Milton, Pa., Aug. 29, 1872; s. William B.
and Margaret Sanderson (Lawson) Chamberlin; grad.
Lafayette Coll., A.B., A.M., class 1892; m. Lewisburg.
Pa., Oct. 29, 1903, Miriam A. Bucher; one d. Mar?
Walls, b. 1910. Engaged in practice of law, North
umberland County, Pa., since 1895. Traveled throug
Europe, 1905. Pres. Milton Nat. Bank. SeTved i'
Spanish-Am. War as 1st lieut., Co. C, 12th Reg't, P.''
Vol. Inf. Republican; Presby'n; trustee 1st Presby'S
Ch., Milton, Pa. Residence: 21 N. Front St. Addres J
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CHAMBERLIN, JOSEPH EDGAR

Editor, author; b. Newbury, Vt. Augr. 6. 1851; s.
Abner and Mary (Haseltine) Chamfaerlin; ed. in Wis.
Until 1890 on editorial staff of Chicago Times. New-
port (R. I.) Daily News, Fall River (Mass.) Daily
Herald, Boston Record, Advertiser and Transcript;
ass't editor Youth's Companion, 1890-1901; since then
on editorial staff N. Y. Mail and Express; Cuban War
corr. N. Y. Evening Post, 1898. Author: The Listener
in the Town; The Listener in the Country; Life or
John Brown (Beacon Biographies). Address: 203
Broadway, N. Y. City.

CHAMBERS, CHARLES EDWARD W.

Sec. and treas. Lloyds Plate Glass Ins. Co.; b.
Yonkers, N. Y., Dec. 8, 1852. Began insurance career
in a broker's office in N. Y. City, 1865; junior clerk
Clinton Fire Ins. Co., 1868, sec. same company, 1881,
and receiver of company when it reinsured its 'busi-
ness, 1887; mg'r Eastern Dep't Concordia Fire Ins. Co.
of Milwaukee, 1888-1889; resigning 1889, and becom-
ing sec. Globe Fire Ins. Co., 1889-1891; gen. agent Am.
Indemnity Co. of St. Paul, Minn., 1891-1893; since 1893
sec. and treas. Lloyds Plate Glass Ins. Co. Dir. Globe
and Rutgens Ins. Co. Dir. Ins. Clerks' Mutual Bene-
fit Assn. Clulb: The Underwriters (pres.). Address:
63 William St., N. Y. City.

CHAMBERS, H. KELLETT

Dramatic author; b. Sydney, Australia, Nov. 28, 1867;
s. John Ritchie and Frances (Kellett) Chambers- ed.
Newington Coll., Stanmore, Australia; m. N. Y. City,
1901, Mrs. Mary Davison. Left Australia in 1888, and
went to London. In 1890 came to U. S., and for ten
years engaged in newspaper work In N. Y. City and
San Francisco, varied by writing of short fiction. First
play, Abigail, produced at Savoy Theatre, N. Y., 1905
(Grace George playing the "star" role), followed in
same year, at same theatre, by A Case of Frenzied
Finance. In 1906, made a dramatic version of David
Copperfield, produced in England by Charles Cart-
wright: and in the same year wrote comedy. The
Butterfly, in which Lillian Russell toured until the
summer of 1907. In 1908 collaborated with Mme.
Fred de Gresac on Cora, a drama produced dv Har-
rison Grey Fiske, with Bertha Kalish in the title rSIe.
In 1909 wrote comedy. An American Widow, by
Henry B. Harris, at the Hudson Theatre. During
season of 1911-1912, was represented by musical
comedy, Betsy, at Herald Sq. Thea,tre (Grace La Rue
in title r61e). and the drama, The Right to foe Happv,
at Hudson Theatre. Address: 142 E. 18th St., N. Y.
City.

CHAMBERS, HILARY RANALD

Fire Ins.; b. N. Y. City, 1863; s. Talbot W. and
Louise (Frelinghuysen) Chambers; ed. Columbia Sen.
of Arts; left in junior year; m. Somerville, N. J., 1894,
Maria Jameson; two sons: Hilary Ranald, Jr., and
Edwin Jameson. Pres. Nat. Fire and Marine Ins. Co.;
sec. and dir. Ins. Co. State of N. Y.; dir. Globe and
Rutgers Fire Ins. Co. Statistician N. Y. Mercantile
Exchange Handbook and Directory, 1892, and of Tele-
graphic Cypher Code. Republican. Mem. Reformed
Ch. of America. Mem. Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Phi
Delta Phi, Republican, Drug and Chemical. Resi-
dence: 35 W. 71st St. Address: 111 William St., N.
Y. City.

CHAMBERS, JULIUS

Author, newspaper writer; b. Bellefontaine, Ohio;
prepared for coll. at Ohio Wesleyan Univ., grad. Cor-
nell Univ. (Phi Beta Kappa and Delta Kappa Epsilon),
1870. Entered service of N. Y. Tribune day after leav-
ing univ.; joined staff N. Y. Herald, Feb., 1S73; city
editor, 1S76-1S77; took course at Columlbia Law Sen.;
was sent to Philadelphia as Herald correspondent,
where read law under U. S. Att'y-Gen. Brewster; fit-
ted out expd'n to headwaters of Mississippi in 1872,
discovered Elk Lake, Minn., June 9, now recognized
as source of great river; served N. Y. Herald over
fifteen years in London, Paris, Havana, Madrid and
Washing-ton offices; called to N. Y. City to become
mn'g editor, Oct., 1886; during this period (1887),
started Paris edition of Herald; mn'g editor N Y.
World, 1889-1891; since then engaged In literature and
travel. Author: A Mad World; On a Margin, a Wall
Street Story; Lovers Four and Maidens Five; Missing,
a Romance of the Sargasso Sea; The Rascal Club; The
Destiny of Doris; The Mississippi River and its Won-
derful Valley; Forty Years' Recollections of New York
^Journalism; edited an edition of Balzac; author of a
c farce produced In N. Y., 1903, and of a comedy pro-
duced in N. Y., 1904; published 200 short stories and
H Numerous travel books. Fellow Roval Geog. Soc of
"^ondon. Member Nat. Geog. Society, 32 Mason,
^hriner. Clubs: Authors, Lotos, Am. Dramatists. Ad-
dress: Lotos Club, N. Y. City.



CHAMBERS, PORTER F.

Physician; b. in Russell Co., Ala.; s. William H. ana
Annie L. (Fluwellen) Chambers; grad. Emory Coll
Oxford, Ga, A.B., 1873, Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., N.
Y. City, M.D., 1876; m. N. Y. City, 1893, Alice, d. Will-
iam H. Ely, and niece of Ex-Mayor Smith Ely; chil-
dren: William Ely, b. 1895; Ambrose Elv, b. 1899;
Alice Ely, b. 1900. In practise of medicine in N. Y.
City since 1876. Presby'n. Mem. Acad, of Medicine,
County Pathol. Obstet.-' and British Gynecol. Socs.,
Alumni Preslby'n and Women's Hosps.; consulting
surgeon to French Hosp.; surgeon to Woman's Hosp.
Mem. Southern Soc. in N. Y. City. Clubs: Century
Ass'n, Riding, Metropolitan (N. Y. City), Meadow Golf,
Southampton (Southampton, L. I.), Sleepv Hollow.
Ardsley Country. Address: 49 W. 57th St., N. Y. City.

CHAMBERS, ROBERT WILLIAM

Writer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., May 26, 1865; ed. Brook-
lyn Polytechnic Sch., and at art schs. of Paris; m.
1898, Elsie Moler. Author: Japonette, The Adventures
of a Modest Man, The Danger Mark, Special Messen-
ger, The Firing Line, The Younger Set, The Fighting
Chance, Some Ladies in Haste, The Tree of Heaven,
The Tracer of Lost Persons. A Young Man in a
Hurry, Lorraine, Maids of Paradise, Ashes of Empire,
The Red Republic, Outsiders, The Common Law, Ailsa
Paige, The Green Mouse, Iole, The Reckoning, The
Maid-at-Arms, Cardigan. The Haunts of Men, The
Mystery of Choice, The Cambric Mask, The Maker of



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