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State Audubon Soc. Awarded Walker Grand Prize
of Boston Soc Natural History, 1903. Address: Amer-
ican Museum of Natural History, N. Y. City.

ALLEN, JOHN JOHNSON

Lawyer; b. Utica, N. Y., Aug. 4, 1843; s. Joseph
Dana (C. E. Norwich. Univ. chief eng'r Erie Canal,
consulting eng'r Erie R. R., Chicago and North West-
ern R. R., etc.), and Eliza R. (d. John Johnson, Sur-
veyor General, Vt); descendant Samuel Allen, deputy
of Plymouth Colony, and Miles Standish; grad. Univ.
of Vt, A.B., 1862; A.M., 1865; LL.B., 1866, Columbia
Univ.; m. June 30, 1870, Louise A., d. Judge Charles
Shaler, Pittsburgh, Pa.; children: M. Shaler (A.B.
Univ. Vt, LL.B., N. Y. Law Sch.), Elizabeth (A.B.,
A.M., Columbia Univ.), Marguerite L. Admitted to N.
Y. Bar 1866 and subsequently engaged in extensive
practice; counsel to corp'ns; served as acting U. S.
provost marshal 1865; ass't U. S. dist att'y, 1866-
1873; mem. N. Y. Assembly, 1874; chief U. S. super-
visor of elections. 1874-1893: U. S. comm'r and master
in chancery U. S. Court. Eastern Dist, N. Y. ; mem.
Soc. Colonial Wars, N. E. Soc, N. Y., Champlain
Ass'n, Brooklyn Soc Arts and Sciences, Phi Beta
Kappa Alumni, N. Y. ; Nat. Geog. Soc; pres. N. Y.
Alumni Univ. of Vt. ; pres. N. Y. Sigma Phi fra-
ternity, Soc. of Vermonters (pres.). Clubs: Ethan
Allen (Vt), Brooklyn Republican (pres.), Union
League. Residence: Hotel St. George, Brooklyn;
(summer), Burlington, Vt. Address: 189 Montague
St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

ALLEN, KENNETH

Civil eng'r; b. New Bedford, Mass., April 6, 1857;
s. Edward A. H. and Eugenia S. (Teulon) Allen; at-
tended Friends Acad., New Bedford, Mass.; West
Newton English and Classical Sch. (Mass.); Rens-
selaer Polytechnic Inst, 1S79; C.E.; m. Rose Switzer;
children: Edward Switzer, h. Dec. 12, 1887; Harold
Ames, b. Feb. 3, 1SS9; Russell, b. May 27, 1895 (died
March, 1896): Frances Eleanor, b. Apr. 15. 1898. En-
gaged in railroad work in West until 1883; in Phila-
delphia Water Dep't, 1SS3-1886; in private practice,
Kansas City, Mo., until 1890, in charge topog. sur-
veys and water supply investigation, H. C. Frlck
Coke Co., Pa., until 1893, with comm'r of public
works, Yonkers, N. Y., until 1895; eng'r in charge
investigation sewerage com., Baltimore, until 1899;
in private practice. Baltimore, until 1902; supt Water
Dep't, Atlantic City. N. J., until 1906; dir. eng'r Balti-
more Sewerage Com. until 190S; since then eng'r
Metropolitan Sewerage Com. of N. Y. Mem. firm
Breithaupt & Allen, civil eng'rs, Kansas City, 1896-
1899; Hill, Quick & Allen, consulting eng'rs. Balti-
more and N. Y 1900-1902. Democrat; Unitarian.
Mem. Am. Soc. of Civil Eng'rs, N. E. Water Works
Ass'n, Rensselaer Soc. of Eng'rs, Municipal Eng'rs
of the City of N. Y., Soc. of the Sigma Xi. Author:
Sewage Sludge (McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1912). Resi-
dence: 593 Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.

ALLEN, LAUROS H.

Lumber mfr. ; b. Sparta, 111.; s. Rev. Henry and
Elizabeth (Richardson) Allen; ed. schs. of Jersey
City and N. Y.; m. Williamsport, Pa.. Dec. 12, 1889,
Nelly Sherman Byers. Sec and treas. Byers-Allen
Lumber Co., Pittsburgh: Westmoreland & Somerset



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R.R. ; 1st v.-p. Sparkman Mill & Lumber Co. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Clubs: Buffalo, Country, El-
licott. Residence: 101 Norwood Ave. Address: 1240-
1242 Prudential Bldg., Buffalo, N. T.

ALLEN, LUCY ELLIS

Educator; b. Boston, Mass.; d. Nathaniel T. and
Caroline (Bassett) Allen; ed. Allen Sen., W. Newton;
Smith Coll., Northampton (sec. and treas. of class),
A.B. ; studied abroad. Instr. Allen Sch., founder and
principal The Misses Allen Sch., W. Newton. Travel-
ed in Europe seven times, visiting Greece, Italy,
Spain, Sicily, France, etc. Lectured for four years
before Women's Clubs on art and history. Inde-
pendent; Unitarian. Mem. Collegiate Alumnae (ex-
dlr.). Dir. Pomroy Home for Orphan Girls. Recrea-
tions: Riding, driving, tennis. Clubs: Boston Coll.
(v.-p. and dir.), Boston Smith Coll. (pres.), Newton
Smith Coll. Graduates (pres.), Newton Equal Fran-
chise (v.-p.), Twentieth Century (Boston). Address:
35 Webster St., West Newton, Mass.

ALLEN, THOMAS, 3d

Lawyer; b. St. Louis, Mo., Sept.''*?, 1877; s. George
W. and L. J. (McMillan) Allen; g.-g.-g. s. Parson
(Thomas) Allen, oi" nttsfleld, Mass., the "fighting
parson" of the Revolution; g.-s. Thomas Allen, of
Pittsfield and St. Louis; mem. Congress, and builder
of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern R. R.;
also descendant of Gov. Bradford, Gov. of Mass.
Colony, and of George Walton, of Georgia, signer
of Declaration of Independence; ed. Belmont Sch.,
Belmont, Mass., 1890-1894; Tale Univ., A.B., 1898; N.
T. Law Sch., LL.B., 1900. Clerk, Perkins & Jackson,
1900-1.901; irn'g clerk, Hatch, Debevoise & Colby,
1901-1902; practised alone 1902-1905; formed present
Arm of Robinson, Allen & Hoy, June, 1905. Pres.
and dir. Utilities Securities Co., Internat. Guaranty
& Trust Co.; v.-p. and treas. Utilities Development
Co., treas. and dir. Stockton Patters, Inc. Democrat;
Episcopalian. Traveled through Europe, summers of
1890-1898, spending three years studying foreign
languages; In 1899 took extensive exploring trip
through northern Can., and 1905-1906, extended trip
through W. I., northern S. Am. and Mexico. In 1896
as alternate, sat in Missouri delegation at Nat. Demo-
cratic Conv., Chicago. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. T.
Sons of Revolution, S.A.R. Recreations: Hunting,
canoeing, exploring Clubs: Tale, Manhattan, Hatley
Canoe (founder and dir.), Cazenovia. Address:
Oazenovia. N. T.

ALLEN, VIOLA

Actress; b. in South while parents were on tour;
d. C. Leslie and Sarah (Lyon) Allen; ed. Wyckham
House, Toronto, Can., and private schools, N. T. City.
In early life indicated decided talent for the stage;
unexpectedly made most successful debut before the
age of 15 in an ingenue rdle In a piece In whloh
her father was then playing; after season on road
became leading lady for John McCullough for the
season that proved the actor's last, acting with him
"Virginia," "Desdemoca," "Parthenia," and "Julia" In
Dr. Bird's version of The Gladiator; afterward played
most of the Shakespearean rSles with Tomasso
Salvinl, the Italian tragedian; later joined Lewrence
Barrett in special production of The Blot on the
'Scutcheon; after season In the Boston Museum Stock
Co., during which she created in America the part
of "Mrs. Errol" In Little Lord Fauntleroy, supported
Joseph Jefferson and William Florence in their Joint
starring tour in the old comedies, The Rivals and
The Heir at Law, 1889; appeared in special com-
pany In Bronson Howard's Aristocracy, 1892; leading
lady at Empire Theatre, N. T. City, 1893, and created
very saccessful roles In Liberty Hall, The Mas-
queraders. Sowing the Wind, The Conquerers, and
Under the Red Robe; withdrew from Empire Co.
in 1898 to star in The Christian, by Hall Caine, in
which she first appeared in Albany. Has since star-
red in The Palace of the King, 1900; The Eternal
City, 1902; began series of Shakespearean revivals,
producing Twelfth Night, in which she played the
part of "Viola." 1903, followed in 1904 by A Win-
ter's Tale, In which she appeared in both rOles of
"Hermione" and "Perdita"; followed these "with
Cymbellne. As You Like It, The School for Scandal,
The Merchant of Venice, The Toast of the Town,
and Irene Wycherly. The variety of her works runs
the gamut of comedy, tragedy, modern classic and
Shakespearean rOles. Episcopalian. Recreations:
Driving, riding and collecting literary works. Ad-
dress: 2 West 38th St., N. T. City.

ALLEN, WALTER H.

Civil eng'r, U.S.N. ; b. Newton Highlands, Mass.,
Jan. 9, 1875; s, Walter and Urace Mason (Weston)
Allen; grad. Yale Coll.. A.B., 1895; Sheffield Scien-



tific Sch., Yale, Ph.B., 1896; Larned Scholar, Yale
Univ., 1895-1898; m. Brooklyn Navy Yard, Jan. 24,
1908, Kilith Stark Hancock; one d.; b. Mar. 21, 1907. In
railroad eng'ring with the N. Y., New Haven & Hart-
ford K. R., and Mexican Internat. R'y, 1898-1903;
tirst ass't to Civil eng'r-in-charge Brooklyn Navy
Yard, 1903-1906; civil eng'r-ln-charge, Charleston (S.
C.) Navy Yard, 1906-1909; In charge of constr'n U.
S. Naval Magazine, Hingham, Mass., July, 1909-June,
with Bureau of Yards and Docks, Navy Dep't,
July, 1910-Feb., 1912; 1st ass't to Public Wks Office,
Brooklyn Navy Yard, since Feb., 1912. Served as vol-
unteer naval cadet, U.S.N., July-Sept., 1898; since
June, 1903. civil eng'r, U.S.N., rank of lieut. Mem.
Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs. Clubs: Manhasset Bay Yacht,
Army and Navy (Washington), Graduates (New
Haven), Hamilton (Brooklyn). Address: U. S. Navy
Yard, Brooklyn, N. T.

ALLEN, WILLIAM

Lawyer; b. Claremont, Va; s. William and Frances
A. (Jessup) Allen; grad Georgetown Univ., Washing-
ton, D. C, A.B., 1875; Univ. of Va., LL.B., 1877; m.
Mary H. Anderson. Practised law in firm Peyton &
Allen, until 1890; att'y in N. T. City since 1892. Ref-
eree in bankruptcy for Southern Dist of N. Y.; Inde-
pendent Democrat; Catholic. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of
N. T., Southern Soc. Clubs: University, Virginians. Resi-
dence: 51 E. 65th St. Address: 67 Wall St., N. T. City.

ALLEN, WILLIAM FREDERICK

Editor; 'b. Bordentown, N. J., Oct. 9, 1846; s. Col.
Joseph Warner and Sarah Burns (Norcross) Allen;
ed. Model Sch., Bordentown, N. J., and Protestant
Episcopal Acad., Philadelphia, Pa.; M.S., Princeton
Univ., 1906; m. Salem, N. J., April 20, 1871, Caroline
Perry Torke; children: Yorke, b. Feb. 27, 1873; Fred-
erick Warner, b. June 1, 1874; Eugene Yorke, b. April
22, 1878; John Sinnickson, b. Mar. 29, 1881. Civil eng'r,
1862-1872; resident eng'r W. Jersey R. R., 1868-1872;
editor Official R'y Guide and mg'r Nat. R'y Publica-
tion Co. since 1873. Sec. Gen. Time Conv. and its suc-
cessor, Am. R'y Ass'n, since 1875. Proposed detail
system of Standard Time now in use, April, 1883; se-
cured its adoption by Gen. Time Conv., Nov. 18, 1883;
delegate of Am. R'y Ass'n to Internat. R'y Congresses,
London, 1895, Paris, 1900, Washington, 1905, Berne,
1910. Sec. Am. Section and Asso., sec-gen. Internat.
R'y Congress, 1905; delegate of U. S. Govt to Internat.
Meridian Conf., Washington, 1884, and to Internat. R'y
Congress, Paris, 1900. Mem. Permanent Comm'n In-
ternat. R'y Congress, 1910; delegate from 8th N. J.
Cong. Dist. to Nat. Republican Conv., 1908. Mem. B'd
Assessment, and afterward B'd Trustees, Village of
South Orange, N. J. Founded and planned the town
of Wenonah, Gloucester County, N. J. Trustee S.
Orange Free Library. Gen. sec. and treas. Am. R'y
Ass'n; v.-p. and mg'r Nat. R'y Publication Co.; dir. and
chm'n of B'd R'y Equipment and Publication Co.;
treas. Am. R'y Supply Co.; dir. Manhattan Fire Alarm
Co.; v.-p. N. Y. Transfer Co.; pres. Meadow Land Soc.
of South Orange. Republican; Episcopalian. Cheva-
lier Order of Leopold; hon. mem. K. K. Geographlsche
Gesellschaft, Vienna, Austria. La Sociadad Geografica
of Lima, Peru; mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, A. A. A. S..
Am. Meteorol. Soc. Am. Geog. Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc,
Am. Econ. Ass'n, Navy League, N. J. Hist. Soc, Am.
Statist. Ass'n, Am. Forestry Ass'n, Am. Acad. Pollt.
and Social Science, Washington Acad, of Sciences;
past master Am. R'y Guild: N. E. Soc, Orange, N. J.;
Pennsylvania Soc. of N. Y.; companion Mil. Order
Loyal Legion; Mason. Clubs: Traffic, Railroad of N.
T., Essex County Country, South Orange Field. Resi-
dence: 180 Scotland Road. South Orange, N. J. Ad-
dress: 75 Church St., N. T. City.

ALLEN, WILLIAM HARVEY

Director, Bureau of Municipal Research and Train-
ing Sch. for Public Service; b. Le Roy, Minn., Feb. 9,
1874; s. John D. and Joanna (Corbett) Allen; ed. Le
Roy High Sch., Carleton Coll., grad. Univ. of Chicago,
B.A., 1897; student Univs. of Leipsig, Berlin. Pa.,
(Ph.D.); m. Birmingham. Ala., Oct. 28, 1903. Isabel
Dangaix; children: William Dangaix, b. 1905; Patten
Dangalx, b. 1906; Frederick Henry, b. 1909. Engaged
in grain and hardware business one year: principal
public school. Wyckoff, Minn.. 2 years; fellow econom-
ics Univ. Chicago; fellow polit. science Univ. Penn.;
instr. Univ. of Penn.; sec. N. J. State Charities Aid
Ass'n; gen. agent N. Y. Ass'n for Improving Condition
of the Poor: sec. Nat I nicipal League Com. on
Instr'n In Muni ,ir>a! ' t.. former instr. N. T. Sch. of
Philanthropy and correspondence course in sociology,
Univ. Chicago; sec. ' a Hosp. Needs and Hosp.

Finances (N. Y sec. Com. on Physical Welfare of
School Children (N. T.). Mem. Acad. Polit. and Social
Science, Nat. Municipal League, Chi Psi fraternity.



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First editor N. J. Review of Charities and Corrections;
former editor Readers' Den of Charities, Municipal
Notes, of Annals of Am. Acad. Contb'r to magazines
on social, educational, and municipal topics. Author:
Efficient Democracy, Rural Sanitary Administration
in Pa. Evolution of SanitaTy Administration, Civics
and Health. Woman's Part In Gov't Modern Philan-
thropy, Joint author School Reports and School Effi-
ciency. Club: Century. Address: Bureau of Municipal
Research, 2til Broadway, N. Y. City.

ALLING, NEWTON DUELLE

Banker; b. Town of Stanford, Dutchess Co.. N. Y.,
March 31, 1869; s. J. Sackett and Ann Eliza (Bertine)
Ailing; ed. private schs. of Dutchess Co. and prepara-
tory Chappaqua Mt. Inst., Friends Acad., Chappaqua,
and Eastman Business Coll.; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., April,
1S98, Edyth Spencer; one d.: Kathryn Spencer. En-
tered employ of Nassau Bank, N. Y., Dec, 1387; pro-
moted ass't cashier, 1910; v.-p. Nat. Nassau Bank since
Jan., 1912. Pres. N. Y. Chapter Am. Inst, of Banking,
1905-1906, having been interested in this inst'n since
1901; elected pres. of whole org'n, at Seattle Conv..
1909. Was largely instrumental in 1907 as mem. B'd
of Trustees In bringing about reorg'n of inst. Demo-
crat (candidate for Assembly in Brooklyn, 1894);
Presby'n. Mem. Dutchess County Soc. Has written
considerably on banking and allied subjects, includ-
ing: Negotiable Instruments, Collection of Country
Checks, Bank Reserves, Substitute for a Central Bank,
Treasury Issue vs. Bank Issue. Recreations: Golf,
farming, fishing, out-door sports. Residence: 437 Third
St., Brooklyn. Address: 9 Beekman St., N. Y. City.

ALLING, ROBERT BERTINE

Attorney and lawyer; b. N. Y. City, July 28, 1859; s.
J. Sackett and Ann E. (Bertine) Ailing; ed. Chappaqua
Mt. Inst., Cornell Univ., B.S. (in science and letters),
1881; N. Y. Univ., LL.B., 1883; m. N. Y. City, Oct. 25,
1900, Annie Gordon Smith; children: Jennv Gordon, b.
Oct. 20. 1901: Annie Bertine, b. Mar. 7, 1907; Robert
Bertine, Jr., b. April 27, 1908. Dir. and sec. Band Co.
D. of Edenwall. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mason. Resi-
dence: 131 W. 95th St. Office: 149 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ALLISON, THOMAS

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 19, 1840; s. Michael and
Susan (Gentil) Allison; ed. Coll. City of N. Y.; m. 1871,
Mary C. Millett; children: Mary (Mrs. A. A. Cosby),
Florence (Mrs. C. Herbert Covell), Olive (Mrs. Edward
A. Choate); Judge Court of General Sessions, 1895;
comm'r of jurors since April, 1902. Residence: 28 W.
73d St. Address: 280 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ALLISON, WILLIAM HENRY

Educator, edn'l administrator; b. Somerville,
Mass., Aug. 17. 1870; s. George Augustus and Julia
Lucinda (Powers) Allison; grad. Harvard Univ., A.B.,
1893; Newton Theol. Inst'n, 1896, B.D., 1902; Univ. of
Halle 1896-1897; Univ. of Chicago, Ph.D., 1905; m.
1st Newton Center, Mass., Sept. 6, 1899, Elizabeth
Lincoln Smith (died July 14, 1900); 2d Chicago, 111.,
July 31, 1905, Emily Mills; one d.: Elizabeth Mills,
b. 1907. Pastor of Penacook Bapt. Ch., Concord, N. H.,
1899-1902; fellow Univ. of Chicago, 1902-1904; acting
prof, of Church History and Christian Missions Pa-
cific Theol. Sem., 1904-1905; prof, history and polit.
science, Franklin Coll. of Ind., 1905-1908; head of
Dep't of History, Bryn Mawr ColL, 1908-1910; prof,
ecclesiastical history, and dean of Colgate Theol.
Sem., since 1910. Progressive; Baptist. Mem. Re-
ligious Ed'n Ass'n, Am. Hist. Ass'n, Am. Soc. of Church
History, Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Recreations: Tennis,
mountain climbing. Address: 9 E. Kendrick Ave.,
Hamilton, N. Y.

ALMY, FRANCIS

Merchant; b. New Bedford, Mass., Nov. 28, 1858; s.
Charles Almy and Mary A. (Cummings) Almy; grad.
Harvard Coll., A.B. (magna cum laude), 1879; A.M.,
1880; class sec. 1879-1904. With Lake Anchor Line,
18S0-1888; in firm of W. H. Glenny Sons & Co., of
Buffalo, crockery and silver, 1888-1898; purchasing
agent of Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1899-1902; with Buffalo Pitts.
Co., agr'l machinery, 1902-1904. Co-partner with T.
M. Osborne, Auburn, N. Y., in Diamond Shading Film
Co. of Buffalo, 1905-1908. Since June, 1909, has acted
as agent for the Dexter P. Rumsey Estate, Buffalo.
Sec. of the Harvard Club of West'n N. Y., 1887-1900;
chm'n Exec. Com. of the Liberal Club of Buffalo,
1891-1903; dlr. of Soc. for Beautifying Buffalo 1901-
1903, and treas. of Consumers' League, 1906-1910.
Civil Service comm'r of city of Buffalo, Dec, 1907-
Mar, 1911. Clubs: Saturn of Buffalo (registrar and
dir. from organiaztion, 1885-1889), Studio (treas.
1909). Residence (country): "Jericho," North Evans,
N. Y. Address: 427 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, N. Y.



ALMY, FREDERIC

Secretary Charity Organ. Soc; b. New Bedford,
Mass., Nov. 28, 1858; s. Charles and Mary A. (Cum-
mings) Almy; grad. Harvard, A.B., 1880, A.M., 1883;
taught in Lowell, 1880-82; student Harvard Law Sch.,
1882-84; unmarried. Moved from New Bedford to
Buffalo, 1884; admitted to N. Y. State bar, 1885; sec.
Buffalo Charity Organization Soc, since 1894. Made
short trips to Europe, 1881, 1888, 1892. 1895. Sec.
Buffalo Civil Service Reform Ass'n, 1886-1912; on
council of Nat. Civil Service Reform League; helped
organize Buffalo Municipal League, 1905, is on Exec.
Com. of Nat. Municipal League. Trustee George
Junior Republic since 1900. Read poem at opening
of Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1901. Part author: The Niagara
Book, 1S93. Dean of Saturn Club, Buffalo, 1904; pres.
Harvard Club of Buffalo, 1905-1907. Address: 181
Franklin St., Buffalo, N. Y.

ALSGOOD, J. FRED

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., April 26, 1883; s. John
M. and Caroline G. (Harris) Alsgood; grad. public
sch. Brooklyn, Erasmus Hall High Sch., 1901; student
N. Y. Law Sch., 1902-1904. Admitted to bar, 1904, and
since then in gen. practice of law, specializing In sur-
rogate's practice, having conducted many important
trials. Democrat; Lutheran. Treas. Verein Christ-
licher Bestrebungen of German Evangelical Ch. of
Brooklyn, N. Y. Recreations: Riding, driving. Clubs:
Lalcos Bowling, Knickerbocker Field, Washington.
Address: 280 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ALTON, ALFRED EDWARD

Clergyman; to. Troy, N. Y., July 19, 1874; s. John
and Jean (Robb) Alton; grad. Troy Acad., 1894;
Princeton Univ., A.B., 1898; Colgate Theol. Sem., B.D.,
1902; m. Holden, Mass., April 3, 1906, Blanche Louise
Warren. Pastor First Bapt. Ch., Holden Mass., June,
1902,- Jan., 1906; pastor First Bapt. Ch., Rome, N. Y.,
Jan., 1906,-Sept., 1911; prof, biblical literature, Col-
gate Univ., since Sept., 1911. Mem. Cliosophic Soc of
Princeton Univ., Delta Kappa Epsilon (Mu Chapter),
mem. Soc. of Biblical Literature and Exegesis, Re-
ligious Education Ass'n. Address: Colgate Univer-
sity, Hamilton. N. Y.

ALTSHELER, JOSEPH ALEXANDER

Author, journalist; b. Three Springs, Ky., April 29,
1862; s. Joseph and Lucy (Snoddy) Altsheler; ed.
Liberty Coll., Glasgow, Ky., and Vanderbilt Univ.,
Nashville, Tenn. ; won Latin scholarship at Vander-
bilt; m. Glasgow, Ky., May 30, 1888, Sarah Boles; one
son: Sydney B. Altsheler, b. 1892. Seven years with
Louisville Courier-Journal, and 20 years with N. Y.
World in editorial capacity. Author (novels): The
Sun of Saratoga; A Soldier of Manhattan; A Herald
of the West; In Circling Camps; In Hostile Red; The
Wilderness Road; My Captive; Before the Dawn; The
Last Rebel; Guthrie of the Times; The Candidate;
The Young Trailers; The Forest Runners; The Free
Rangers; The Last of the Chiefs; The Riflemen of the
Ohio; The Horsemen of the Plains; The Recovery;
The Scouts of the Valley; The Quest of the Four; The
Border Watch; The Texan Star; The Texan Scouts;
The Texan Triumph; Apache Gold; The Young Courier.
Independent Democrat; Methodist. Mem. Kentucky
Soc, Southern Soc. Clubs: Authors, Dunwoodie Coun-
try. Address: 131 Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.

ALVORD, DEAN

Real estate operator; b. Syracuse, N. Y., Dec. 4,
1856; s. James D. and Caroline (Edwards) Alvord, de-
scendant of Jonathan Edwards; ed. Syracuse Univ.;
m. Nellie Barnum (descendant of Alexander Hamil-
ton); children: Donald, b. 1892; Evelyn, b. 1893; Eric,
to 1903. Builder of Prospect Park South; purchaser
from English company of Shinnecock Hills, and from
heirs of A. T. Stewart of Garden City; now owner of
Belle-Terre, 1,300-acre estate at Port Jefferson, L. I.;
one of the original incorporators and a dlr. of the
Motor Parkway (Inc.). Republican; Presby'n. Mem.
Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Recreations: Auto-
mobiling, horseback riding. Clubs: Lawyers, Hard-
ware, N. Y. City; Municipal (Brooklyn). Country
residence: Nevalde, Belle-Terre Estates, Port Jeffer-
son, L. I., N. Y.

AMBROSE, PAUL

Composer, organist, conductor; b. Hamilton, Ont.,
Oct. 11, 1868; s. Robert S. and Elizabeth (Boyle) Am-
brose; m. Orange, N. J., June 21, 1905, Naomi Lambe;
children: Gwynneth Naomi; b. April, 1906; Robert S.,
b. May, 1909. Organist Madison Ave. M. E. Church,
N. Y. City, 1886-90; organist and dlr. of music St.
James M. E. Church, N. Y. City, since 1890; dir. and
lecturer (history of music), Am. Inst, of Applied
Music, N. Y. City; dir. piano dep't, N. J. State Normal



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, Trenton, N. .).; v.-p. Synthetic Guild, N. ST. City.
Clubs: National Arts, .Musicians. Address: .State Nor-
mal School, Trenton, N. J.

AMEND, EDWARD B.

Jurist: ed. St. Francis Xavier Coll., A.B., 1877; A.M .
1878; Columbia Law Sen., I.L.B., 1879. Justice Su-
preme Court, N. JT., since Jan. 1, 11)03; term expires
Dec. 31, 1916. Democrat. Address: 3S W. 74th St.,
N. T. City.

AMES, EDWIN AYRES

Manufacturer; Ij. Wood bridge, N. J., Jan. 28, 1866;
s. William Thomas and Sarah (Ayres) Ames; grad.
Woodbridge High School; m. Marion, N. J., May 10,
1S93, Lotta Gates, d. Rev. M. L. Gates; children: Mar-
garet, b. 1894; Madeleine, b. 1898. Started life as
traveling salesman; has visited every important city
in U. S.; now head of firm of Ostermoor & Com
mf'r Ostermoor Mattresses. Dir. Hamilton Trust Co.,
Brooklyn; First Nat. Bank of Woodbridge, N. J.; Ma
sonic Hail Ass'n of Woodbridge, N. J. Republican.
Preaby'n. Trustee Berkeley Inst., Brooklyn, N. V.
Mem. American Lodge F. and A. M., Woodbridge, N.
J., and Royal Arch chapter, Rahway, N. J. Recrea-
tions: Horseback riding, automobiling. Clubs: Brook-
lyn Riding and Driving (dir. and sec), Montauk (life
mem. and dir.). Crescent Athletic (all Brooklyn),
Woodbridge Athletic (Woodbridge, N. J.). Residence:
39(1 Park Place. Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: 116 Eliza-
beth St., N. V. City.

AMES, LOUIS ANNIN

Manufacturer; b. Island of St. Helena, N. C, 1866;
s. Jacob and Phebe (Annin) Ames; ed. public schs. of
Jersey City, N. J.; m. N. Y. City, June 20, 1909, Abbv
C. Crowell; children: Edith, b. Nov. 2, 1909; Jean, b.
June 2, 1910. Pres. and treas. Annin & Co., Ira
Brown Co., Old Glory Realty Co.; treas. Art Graphic
Co.; dir. Solon Palmer. Mem. 171st Reg't, N.Y.N.U
Democrat. Universalist. Mem. Chamber of Commerce,
Soc. of Mechanics and Traders, Merchants' Ass'n, S.
A. R. (pres.), Founders and Patriots of America
(sec-gen.), Am. Flag Ass'n (sec), Soc. Colonial War-,
Sons of Revolution, Washington Continental Guard.
Pres. N. 1". State Conv. of Universalists; trustee Uni-
versalist Gen. Conv.; Brevoort Missionary trustee.
Clubs: Nat. Arts, Fulton, Universalist, Cosmos, Motor
Boat, Japan. Residences: The Cedars, Caldwell, N. J.,
and 316 W. 93d St.. N. Y. City. Address: 99-101 Ful-
ton St., N. Y. City.

AMES, WINTHROP

Theatrical mg'r; b. N. Easton, Mass., 1871; s. Oakes
Ar.gier and Catherine (Hobart) Ames; grad. Harvard
Univ., A.B., 1S95 (post-grad, work 1895-1S96); m. 1911,
Lucy Fuller. Engaged in editorial and gen. public
work, sp'l field of art, architectural books and maga-
zines, until 1904: mg'r Castle Sq. Theatre, Boston,
1904-1908; dir. New Theatre, N. Y. City, 1908-1911; dir
Little Theatre, N. Y.. and Booth Theatre, N. Y., since
1911. Clubs: Union. Brook, Harvard, University, City
(N. Y. City), Tavern, Tennis and Racquet, Union
(Boston). Residence: N. Easton, Mass. Address- 240



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