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Frederick and Gertrude M. (Van Vranken) Cleveland;
ed. Albany Acad., 1881-1800; m. Boonville, N. Y., Nov.
10, 1S97, Anna E. Crosby; one d., Marion, b. 1903. En-
gaged in lumber business since 1890; now pres. and
treas. Brown s Tract Lumber Co., v.-p. Kellogg Lum-
ber Co., of Long Pond, Me.; dir. Christy, Moir Co., N. Y.
City; pres. and treas. Fulton Chain Electric Co., Ful-
ton Chain. N. Y. Traveled to Pacific Coast, 1892, and
in 1894 traveled up Nile to First Cataract, through
Holy Land and across European continent. Republican;
Pres'by'n. Clubs: Ft. Schuyler (Utica), Ft. Orange,
Albany, N. Y., Albany Country (Albany). Address: 78
State St., Albany, N. Y.
CLEVELAND, FREDERICK ALBERT

Publicist; b. Sterling, 111., Mar. 17, 1865, s. William
A. and Mary Theodocia (Humaston) Cleveland; ed.
Northwestern Univ.' Acad., 1885-1SS6; grad. DePauw
Univ. Ph.B. 1S90, fellow polit. science, Univ. of Chi-
cago, 1S97-1899; fellow economics. Univ. of Pa., 1899-
1900, Ph.D., 1900; practised law. Bellingham.Wash.; m.
Philadelphia, July 17, 1902, Jessica England Lindsay;
one son, Lindsay, b. 1905. Mem. Bar State of Wash-
ington; N. Y. Bar; instr. in finance, Univ. of Pa., 1900-
1903; prof, finance, Sch. of Commerce, Accounts and
Finance, N. Y. Umv^ 1903-1907. Sec. Com. on Muni-
cipal Accounts and Statistics, Nat. Municipal League,
since 1902; chm'n Com. on Municipal Finance and
Statistics of Am. Econ. Ass'n, 1903-1904; mem. Ad-
visory Comm'n on Finance and Taxation app'td by
Mayor McClellan to investigate finances of N. Y., 1905;
Bureau of Municipal Research, since 1907; mem. Com.
on Accounting and Reporting, League of Am. Muni-
cipalities. Mem. of Com. on the revision of ac-
counts and methods N. Y. City, 1908-1909; advisory
dir. Bureau of Municipal Research, Philadelphia, since
1909; appt'd by Pres. Taft to assist in reorganizing
and revising business methods of dep't of Federal
Gov't, 1910; chm'n President's comm'n on Economy
and Efficiency, 1911-1913; expert in charge of revision
of methods in customs since 1913. Author: Growth
of Democracy in the United States, 1898; Constitutions
Rewritten for Class Study, 1899; Funds and Their
Uses 1902; First Lessons in Finance, 1903; The Bank
and 'the Treasury, 1905; chapters in Municipal Ad-
ministration and Accounting, 1908-1909; History of
Railroad Promotion and Capitalization in U. S., 1910;
Railroad Finance, 1912; Handbook Municipal Account-
ing, 1913; Organized Democracy Introduction to
Study of Politics, 1913. Mem. Phi Kappa Psi. Clubs:
Century (N. Y. City), Quadrangle (Univ. of Chicago),
University (Philadelphia), Cosmos (Washington).
Residence: 3416 Thirty-fourth St., N. W. Washington,
D. C. Address: 261 Broadway, N. Y. City.

CLEVELAND, JAMES WRAY

Lawyer; see. Title Guarantee and Trust Co.; b. N. Y.
City, Nov. 1 1859; s. Harvey T. and Elizabeth (Wray)
Cleveland; m. Jan. 2, 1886, Edith R. Marshall; children;
Marjorie, Robertson Lispenard. Admitted to bar, Jan.
28, 1881. Ass't sec. Title Guarantee and Trust Co.,
1897-1904; sec. since 1904; 2d v.-p. and dir. City Real
Estate Co.; treas. and dir. N. Y. Investors' Corp'n;
v.-p. and dir. Leslie-Judge Co.; pres. and dir. Muni-
cipal Mortgage Co. Enlisted in Co. I., 7th Reg't.. N,
G., N. Y., June 29, 1883, and held various grades up to
1st lieut. therein; aide-de-camp to Gov. Roosevelt,
Jan. 1 1899-Jan. 1, 1901. Insp. on staff maj-gen. com-
manding N. G., N. Y., of grade of lieut-col., Feb. 27,
1902-Jan. 30, 1908, Insp.-gen., Jan. 30, 1908, retired
Aug. 35, 1908. Independent. Mem. Mil. Service Inst'n.,
Soc Colonial Wars, Sons of Revolution. Clubs: Met-
ropolitan, Riding, Church (N. Y. City), Crescent Ath-
letic (Brooklyn), Richmond County Country (S. I.).
Residence: The Leonori, 701 Madison Av. Address:
176 Broadway, N. Y. City.



CLEVELAND, ROSE ELIZABETH

Author; b. Fayettesvllle, N. Y.; d. Rev. Richard F.
and Ann (Neel) Cleveland; sister of Grover Cleveland:
ed. Houghton Sem., N. Y.; taught for some time, then
took charge of a school in Lafayette, Ind., and after-
ward in Pa.; returned to Houghton Sem. to lecture on
historical subjects When her brother was elected
President of U. S. she was mistress of the White
House until his marriage, June, 1886. Author: George
Eliot's Poetry and Other Studies; The Long Run
(novel); numerous magazine articles. Taught in New
York several years; since then, principally occupied
with travel, making Vienna her headquarters. Ad-
dress: Dark Harbor, Me.

CLEVELAND, STEPHEN RICHARDSON

Banker; b. Hounsfield, N. Y May 29, 1854; s. Philan-
der B. and Mercy (Richardson) Cleveland; attended
Watertown High Sch.; m. Watertown, N. x.. May 26,
1S81, Emma C. Baker; children: Mrs. J. B. Cooper,
Lou B. Civil eng'r, railroad and canal contractor, 25
years. Pres. Deer River Power Co., Eager Electric
Co.; v.-p. Watertown Nat. Bank; dir. Northern N. Y.
Trust Co.; trustee Jefferson County Savings Bank.
V.-p. Municipal Improvement League; trustee Water-
town Cemetery Ass'n; mem. B'd of Water Comm'rs.
Republican; Universalist (pres. B'd of Trustees All
Souls Ch.). Mason. Mem. Jefferson County Com. for
Prevention of Tuberculosis; pres. B'd Trustees Water-
town City Hosp.; pres. Watertown Chamber of Com-
merce. Clubs: Jefferson County Golf Black River
Valley. Residence: 261 Ten Eyck St. Address: Water-
town Nat. Bank, Watertown, N. Y.

CLEWS, HENRY

Banker, orator, publicist; b. in Staffordshire, Eng-
land; education designed for ministry, but visiting U. S.
with father at 15, became so impressed with the coun-
try that procured permission to remain; m. Lucy Madi-
son Worthington of Ky., grandniece of President Mad-
ison, and great-grand d. of Gen. Andrew Lewis (who
ranked next to Gen. George Washington in Revolu-
tionary Army, and whose maternal grandfather was
Lord Linnhe of Loch Linnhe, Scotland). Became clerk
in importing house of Wilson G. Hunt & Co., N. Y. City;
soon reaching high position with firm; after panic of
1857 organized banking firm Stout, Clews & Mason,
soon after changed to Livermore, Clews & Co. When
Civil War broke out was outspoken advocate of Union
cause, and full of faith in its final triumph; appt'd by
Sec. Chase as Gov't ag't for sale of U. S. Treasury notes
and Gov't bonds, then regarded by Investors as risky
securities, and carried out the trust with great enter-
prise and with signal success. His firm subscribed to
nat. loans at rate of from one to five millions per day.
Continued in banking business after war, and in 1877
organized present firm of Henry Clews & Co. Has
been twice offered, but declined, position of Sec. of
Treasury; called to aid of Japanese Gov't as sp'l ag't
to advise and aid in org'n of new financial system;
also declined post of Collector of Port of N. Y., ten-
dered him by Pres. Grant through Senator Conkling,
and has twice declined tender of Republican nomina-
tion for Mayor of N. Y. Organized the famous Com. of
Seventy which led in overthrow of Tweed Ring, having"
selected and nominated 65 out of 70 original members.
Served many years as treas. Am. Geog. Soc. and Soc.
for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Author: Twenty-
eight Years in Wall Street, 1885; The Wall Street
Point of View, 1900; Fifty Years in Wall Street, 1908;
Speeches and Essays, 1910; has made numerous con-
tb'ns to magazines, and delivered many addresses in
chief Am. cities. Received decoration Commander of
Most Distinguished Order of Rising Sun, by Emperor
of Japan, May, 1908. One of five oldest mems. N. Y.
Chamber of Commerce; 4th oldest member N. Y. Stock
Exchange. Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc. of Wash., D. C; Whig
Soc. of Princeton Univ.. trustee Civic Forum of N. Y..
Metropolitan Temple, Ohio Northern Univ.; treas. In-
ternat. Peace Forum, Pres. Am. and Arbitration
League, ex-pres. Am. Civic Alliance of N. Y., Nat. High-
ways, Protective Ass'n; dir. Japan Peace Soc, dir. and
treas. Richmond Hill Settlement; mem. Royal Soc. of
Arts, England. Clubs: Union League (one of found-
ers),' Union. Economic (originator and dir.). Army and
Navy, Turf and Field. Authors, Am. Universities
(London). Residence: 27 W. 51st St. Address: 15
Broad St., N. Y. City.
CLEWS, HENRY, JR.

Sculptor, painter; s. Henry and Lucy Madison
(Worthington) Clews; grad. Amherst Coll. 1898. Ad-
dress: 145 E. 19th St., N Y. City.
CLEWS, JAMES BLANCHARD

Banker; b. Dunkirk. N. Y., Aug. 4, 1869; s. John and
Sabina (Dayman) Clews; ed. Chamberlain Coll., Ran-
dolph, N. Y. ; m. Nov., 190S, Mrs. Deta Nichols Living-



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ston, d. of Washington Romaine Nichols, and g.g.d. of
Gen. Benjamin Itomalne of prison ship martyr fame.
Early training In gen. offices Red Line Transit Co.. and
Union Steamboat Co., Buffalo, N. Y. At one time pres.
Toledo. Ann Arbor & N. Mich. R'y Co.; chm'n Ontario &
Western R. R. Stockholders' Com., which succeeded In
dissolving the Voting Trust. Mem. firm Henry Clews
& Co., bankers; pres. Cannabis Mf'g Co., Irving Pub-
lishing Co.; dir. New Amsterdam Casualty Co., N. Y.;
Am. Indemnity Co. of Baltimore. Trustee of several
large estates. Mom. X. Y. Chamber of Commerce. Re-
publican. Episcopalian. Trustee Northwestern Dispen-
sary, N. Y. City. Clubs: Union League. Sleepy Hollow
Countrv. Residence; 1039 Fifth Ave. Office: 15 Broad
St.. N. Y. City.

CLIFFORD, CHANDLER ROBBINS

Publisher; b. Boston. Mass., 1S5S; s. Maj. Samuel W.
and Mary Annette Clifford; ed. Boston Latin and Eng-
lish High Schs.; m. Eva M., d. Francis Davidson of N. Y.
City; children: Cora Treat, George J., Irene B. Took
up technical journalism at age of 21; mem. firm Clif-
ford & Lawton, publishers of technical works, estab-
lished 1SS8. Elected first pres., and was many years
dir. Am. Trade Press Ass'n. One of publishers of The
American Silk Journal, The Upholsterer, The Wall
Paper News and Interior Decorator, and Lace and Em-
broidery Review. Mem. Internat. Jury, La. Purchase
Exp'n, 1904. Mem. Soc. Illuminating Eng'rs, F. and A.
M., Sons of Revolution. Author: Period Decoration;
The Philosophy of Color; Color Value; The Decorative
Periods: Period Furnishings; Rugs of the Orient. Ad-
dress: 796 West End Ave.. N. Y. City.

CLINCH, EDWARD SEARS

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City; s. Frederick and S. Sophia
(DcAlilt) Clinch; ed. public schs., grad. N. Y. Coll. and
Columbia Law Sch.; m. N. Y. City, Sept. 15, 1869, Cor-
nelia B. Todd. Made specialty of commercial, probate
and real estate branches of law; appt'd Justice Su-
preme Court for First Judicial Dist. of N. Y., 1906. Re-
publican. Baptist. Presidential elector, 1904; mem.
Bapt. Social Union; Nat. Geog. Soc, A.A.A.S.; Nat. Au-
dubon Soc. Municipal Art Soc, Met. Museum of Art,
Ass'n Bar Citv of N. Y., N. Y. County Bar Ass'n, Am.
Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Soc. of Internat. Law,
N. Y. Hist. Soc. Am. Museum Natural History. Clubs:
Quill, Harlem Republican. Central Republican. Resi-
dence 133 W. 121st St. Address: 41 Park Row, N. Y.
City.
CLINEDINST, BENJAMIN WEST

Artist; b. Woodstock, Va., Oct. 14, 1S59; s. S. Barnet
M. and Mary (South) Clinedinst; ed. Va. Mil. Inst.;
Ecole Nationale des Beaux Arts. Paris; m. Baltimore,
June. 1888, Emily G. Waters; children: Josephine H.,
Wendel W. Mem. Nat. Acad. Design, Soc. Am. Artists,
Am. Water Color Soc. Awarded Evans Prize, 1890, Am.
Water Color Soc; medals Buffalo Exp'n, 1890; Charles-,
ton Exp'n, 1891. Mem. Phi Kappa fraternity. Illus-
trator for principal magazines and periodicals, and
books of such authors as Stevenson. Hawthorne, Park-
man, Page, Clemens. Stowe, etc.; now principally en-
gaged in portrait painting; has painted portraits of
several prominent Americans, among them being ex-
Pres. Roosevelt, Gen. G. W. Curtis Lee, Gen. John Clous
and others. Instr. Cooper Union Art Sch. Clubs: Cen-
tury, Fencers. Residence, Pawling, N. Y. Address: 7
W. 43d St., N. Y. City.

CLINTON, FRANCIS WRIGHT

Merchant; b. London, Eng. ; s. Harry Wright and
Florence Edyth (Chivers) Clinton; ed. Burketown
Coll., Burketown, Va.; m. Jersey City, N. J., Edgaretta
Olcott. Studied law and admitted to bar; now pres.
and treas. Danbury Hat Co. Pres. Danbury Ass'n; 32'
Mason, ShTiner; dir. Harlem B'd of Commerce. Recre-
ations: Yachting, golf, automobiling. Residence: 151
W. 122d St. Address: 279 W. 125th St., N. Y. City.

CLINTON, GEORGE

Lawver; b. Buffalo, N. Y. ; grad. Columbia Law Sch.,
1868; m. Jan. 18, 1870, Alice Thornton. Mem. Assembly,
1884; Park Comm'r; mem. of B'd of Trunk Sewer Com-
m'rs, Buffalo Hist. Soc. Acad. Natural Sciences; pres.
Merchants' Exchange. 1893. Mem. comm'n to investi-
gate expenditure of 59. 000,000 on canal improvements.
1898; mem. Internat. Waterways Comm'n (U. S. and
Great Britain, appt'd 1902); pres. Erie Co. Bar Ass'n.
1906. Address: Buffalo, N. Y.
CLOSE, STUART

Physician; b. Oakfield, Fond du Lac Co., Wis.. Nov.
24, 1860; s. David and Sophronia (Wells) Close: gen. ed'n
in public schs. of Wis.; grad. N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll.,
M.D., 1885; two-year course in Med. Dep't Univ. of the
Pacific. San Francisco, Calif.; took private post-grad,
instr'n under Dr. Phineas Parkhurst Wells and Dr.
Bernhardt Fincke; m. Boston, Mass.. April 21, 1885,



Evangeline Leona Lewis; children: May Lewis, b. 1886;
Elizabeth Stuart, b. 1S87; Bernard Wells, b. 1888. Resi-
dent in California, 1875-1883; studied medicine Univ. of
Pacific; traveled in South Sea Islands 1S83; making
sp'l studies of elephantiasis and tropical fevers. Inde-
pendent. Congregationalist. Late prof, homce. philoso-
phy N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll.; mem. and ex-pres. Inter-
nat. Hahnemannian Ass'n; mem. Am. Inst. Homceop-
athy. N. Y. State Homce. Med. Soc; hon. mem. Conn.
Homce. Med. Soc; founder Brooklyn Hahnemannian
Ass'n; mem. Homce. Med. Soc County of Kings, S. A.
R. (Empire State Soc), Brooklyn Canoe Club, Long
Island Hist. Soc. Recreations: Collecting rare books
and paintings; literature; canoeing and camping; gene-
alogy (lineages and records of Close, Wells and Mc-
Conkey families). Frequently called upon to address
med. socs. and colls, in different States; author of
many published papers in medicine, and frequent con-
tb'r to med. journals; specialist in homce. therapeutics
and materia medica. Address: 248 Hancock St., Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

CLOVER, GEORGE FREDERICK

Clergyman, sup't St. Luke's Hosp.; b. in Mass., June
12, 1866; s. Rev. Lewis P. (D.D.) and Sarah A. (Acker-
man) Clover; ed. Hobart Coll., 1889; m. Louisville, Ky,
April 22, 1896, Laura Brand. Rector Calvary Ch., Ho-
mer, N. Y., 1891-1892; ass't pastor and sup't 1892-1900;
since 1000 pastor and sup't St. Luke's Hosp., N. Y. City.
Canon and registrar, Cathedral St. John the Divine,
N. Y. City. Pres. Hosp. Conf. of Greater N. Y., pres.
Hosp. Bur. of Standards and Supplies. Mem. Hosp.
Com. State Charities Aid Ass'n. Mem. Kappa Alpha
Soc. Clubs: Century, Pilgrim. Address: St. Luke's
Hospital, N. Y. City.

CLOW, STEPHEN G.

Book publisher; b. Murray Harbor, Prince Edward
Island, Can., June 5, 1873; s. James and Lucy (Graham)
Clow; of English and Scotch extraction; ed. in Prince
Edward Island schools; unmarried. Founded (and
now prop'r) Broadway (book) Publishing Co. in 1002,
and has developed it into an extensive business, hav-
ing brought out many valuable books, among them
the best life of Edgar Allan Poe ever issued; founded
in April, 1908, the bi-monthly magazine Book Chat.
Traveled in Canada and U. S. ; was mem. Press Gallery,
House of Commons, Ottawa, Can., for several years.
Has written widely for newspapers and magazines In
Canada and U. S. Author: The Decay of Poetry; A
Barrel and an Ancient Seaman Some Staves; also of
articles on the origin and nature of poetic art. Is
Republican. Presbv'n. Address: 835 Broadway, N. Y.
City.

CLOWRY, ROBERT C.

Capitalist; b. in Will Co., 111.. Sept. S. 1S38; ed. public
schs; m. Omaha. Neb., Aug. 29, 1865, Caroline A. Esta-
brook (died April, 1896). Began business career as
telegrapher; in charge of military telegraph lines,
1S63-1S66; bvt'd lieut.-col. U. S. V.; after war, served
in various capa'cities with Western Union Telegraph
Co., of which later became dir., pres. & gen. mg'r, and
also of its subsidiary companies. Kir. Texas & Pacific
R. R., Nat. Bond & Mortgage Co.. Equitable Trust Co.
Mem. Mil. Order Loyal Legion of N. Y. Clubs: Met-
ropolitan, Lotos, Railroad (N. Y. City), Sleepy Hollow
Country, Ardsley, Chicago Commercial (Chicago).
Residence: Tarrytown, N. Y. Address: 30 Church
St., N. Y. City.

CLYDE, WILLIAM P.

Merchant; b. Nov., 1839; s. founder of Clyde Line of
Coast steamers; grad. Trinity Coll., beginning business
life in office of his father. Mem. Chamber of Com-
merce, N. Y. Clubs: Union League, Down Town Rid-
ing. St. Anthony, Racquet, N. Y. Yacht, Trinity Alumni,
Metropolitan, Pilgrims, Am. Yacht. Residence: 1 W.
51st St. Address: 24 State St., N. Y. City.

COAKLEY, CORNELIUS GODFREY

Physician, throat and nose specialist; b. Brooklyn,
Aug. 14, 1862; s. George W. and Isabelle (Hoe) Coak-
Iey; grad. Coll. of City of New York., A. B.. 1884, A.
M., 18S7; grad. Univ. Med. Coll., 1887; interne Bellevue
Hosp., 1887-1S88; prof, of laryngology, Univ. and
Bellevue Hosp. Med. Colls.; fellow N. Y. Acad, of
Medicine. Am. Laryngol. Soc, Am. Otol. Soc Author:
Diseases of Nose and Throat. Mem. N. Y. County Med.
Soc. Clubs: Lotos, Shinnecock Hills Golf, Hosp.
Graduates, Nat. Golf of America, Oakland Golf, N. Y.
Athletic. Address: 53 W. 56th St., N. Y. City.

COAN, TITUS MUNSON

Author, editor, physician; b. Hilo, Hawaii, Sept. 27,
1836; s. Titus and Fidelia fChurch) Coan; ed. Punahou
Sch., Honolulu, and Royal School, Honolulu; Yale Coll.;
Williams Coll.. A.B., 1S59 (A.M.); N. Y. Col. Phys. and
Surg., M.D.. 1861; widower; children: Philip Munson,



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Leon Hamilton. Voyage around Cape Horn in a
whaler, 1856; interne in Bellevue, Island, and army
hosps., 1861-1803; acting ass't surgeon, U. S. N., 1863-
1865, in West Gulf .Squadron, under Farragut; many
visits to Europe. In med. practice in N. Y. City for
many years. Author of technical papers on mineral
waters and health resorts, critical essays and verse.
In 18S0 founded, now dir. N. T. Bureau of Literary
Revision. Author: Ounces of Prevention, 1888;
Hawaiian Ethnography; Hawaiian Climate; Poly-
nesian Charm; The Singing Goddess; French Mineral
Springs, etc. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Loyal Legion.
Clubs'. Century, Authors, Neighborhood, German
Diederkranz. Address: 424 W. 119th St., N. T. City.
COAST, OSCAR R.

Artist, landscape painter; 'b. Salem, O., 1851. Studied
under Thomas Hicks, and George H. Yewall; also in
Frarace, Italy and Germany. Has exhibited in Nat.
Acad, of Design and other exhibitions. Club: Salma-
gundi. Address:' Santa Barbara, Calif., and Salma-
gundi Club, N. Y. City.

COATS, HERBERT P.

Lawyer, state senator; b. Fulton. N. Y., Sept. 1, 1S72;
s. William H. and Emma G. Coats; grad. High Sch.,
1890; Albany Law Sch., 1894; m. 1895, Bertha E.
Roberts of Plattsburgh; one son, Herbert P., Jr.
Studied law in office of Shedden & Booth, and in of-
fice of Weeds, Smith & Conway; admitted to practice
at Saranac Lake, 1894, where has since resided. Re-
publican; elected state senator 1909, re-elected 1912.
Mem. Whiteface Mountain Lodge of Masons, Wanneta
Chapter. R. A. M., Franklin Commandery, Knights
Templar, Karnak Temple, A. A. O. N. Mystic Shrine.
Chm'n of Revision Com., and mem. Forest, Fish and
Game Comm'n. Address: Saranac Lake, N. Y.

COBB, CHARLES NEWELL

Inspector in State Ed'n Dep't; b. Newfleld, Tomp-
kins Co., N. Y.., Jan. 3, 1855; s. William Newell and
Harriet Eliza (Goss) Cobb; ancestors on both sides
were in French and Indian War, Revolutionary War,
and War of 1812: attended Norwich (N. Y.) Acad.,
Jordan (N. Y.) Acad.. Oneonta (N. Y.) Union Sch.,
Wyoming Sem. (Kingston, Pa.); grad. in classical
course, Cazenovia Sem., 1873, and from Syracuse Univ.,
A.B., (Phi Beta Kappa), 1877, A.M., 1880; m. Palatine
Bridge, N. Y., Aug. 14, 1889, Elizabeth Snell; children:
Mary Elizabeth, b. June 15, 1891; Ruth Newell, b. May
24, 1895 (died Aug. 12, 1896); Lois Harriet, b. Oct. 8,
1898. Traveled in Europe, 1877; prin. Lisle (N. Y.)
Union Sch., 1879; Massena, N. Y. Union School, 1880;
vice-principal Greenwich Acad., East Greenwich, R. I.,
1881; prin. Palatine Bridge Union School, 1882-1887;
Waterford sch., 1887; sup't (first) Waterford schs.,
1888; teacher of science. State Normal Sch., Oneonta,
N. Y., 1893; examiner in Univ. of State of N. Y., 1889-
1893; insp. Univ. of State of N. Y., 1894-1904; in State
Edn'l Dep't since 1904. Republican. Mem. and trustee
Trinity M. E. Ch. Member Nat. Edn'l Ass'n, States
Teachers' Ass'n., Associated Academic Principals, N. Y.
State Science Teachers' Ass'n, Hudson River School-
masters' Club, Council of City and Village Superin-
tendents, Psi Upsilon; Mason. Club: Aurania (charter
mem.). Address: 26 North Pine Av., Albany, N. Y.

COBB, FRANK IRVING

Chief editorial writer; t>. in Shawnee Co., Kan., Aug.
6, 1869; s. Minor H. and Mathilde A. Cobb. Editorial
writer on the Detroit Evening News, 1896-1900, and
the Free Press, 1900-1904; since May, 1904, editorial
writr-r N. Y. World. Address: N. Y. World, N. Y. City.

COBB, GEORGE HENRY

Lawyer, former State senator; b. Hounsfleld, N. Y.,
Oct. 10 1864; s. Elijah and Emily Cobb; ed. in common
schs. and Potsdam State Normal Sch., grad. 1886; m.
Watertown, N. Y., 1893, Louise Wenzel. Principal
graded schs., 1887-1888; customs officer, 1S89-1890; ad-
mitted to bar, 1891; deputy county clerk, Jefferson Co.,
Mar. lS'.i2-Jan. 1, 1893; recorder city of Watertown,
1893-1897; dist. att'y Jefferson Co., 1S9S-1904; elected
1904, and re-elected 1906 and 1908, State senator for
35th Dist. of N. Y elected pres. of Senate, 1910. Be-
came Lieut. -Gov. of N. Y. State upon the resignation of
Gov. Hughes and served until Jam. 1, 1911; re-elected
State Senator and served during years 1911 and 1912.
Address: Watertown, N. Y.

COBB, HENRY EVERTSON

Clergyman; b. Hopewell, Dutchess Co., N. Y., Mar. 25.
1863; s. Rev. Oliver Ellsworth and Cornelia Whitney
(Polhemus) Cobb; ed. Flushing (N. Y.) Inst., 1S72-18S0;
N. Y. Univ., 1880-1882, D.D., 1901; Rutgers Coll., 1882-
18S4, A.B., 1884, D.D., 1901; grad. Princeton Theol. Sem.,
1888; m. Germantown, Philadelphia, Feb. 3, 1891, Eliz-
abeth Colgate Penrose, d. Hon. Clement Biddle Pen-
rose; children: Dorothy Penrose, b. Oct. 31, 1S92; Oliver



Ellsworth, b. Feb. 3, 1895; Emily Linnard b. June 22,
1899; Clement Biddle Penrose, b. Sept. 16,' 1900. -Min-
ister North Reformed Ch., West Troy, N. Y., 1888-1892:
Collegiate Ch., West End Av. and 77th St., N. Y. City,
since 1893. Pres. B'd Trustees, Riverside Day Nur-
sery; v. -p. Riverside Ass'n Waldensian Aid Soc. ; hon.
v.-p. Am. Tract Soc; director Federation of Chs.; trus-
tee Vassar Coll., trustee Rutger's Coll. mem. St. Nich-
olas Soc, Psi Upsilon fraternity. Clubs: Century, Rut-
gers. Address: 370 West End Av., N. Y. City.

COBB, HENRY IVES

Architect; b. Brookline, Mass., Aug. 19, 1859; s. Albert
A. and Mary R. (Candler) Cobb; ed. Mass. Inst. Tech-
nology, Harvard Univ., B.S., 1880, and in Europe; m.
N. Y. City, 1882, Emma M. Smith; seven children. Prac-
ticing as architect, with offices in N. Y. City, Chicago,
Washington. Mem. B'd Architects, World's Columbian
Exp'n, Chicago; sp'l architect U. S. Gov't, 8 years. Ex-
tensive practice all over country, all kinds of build-
ings, with headquarters in N. Y. City. Pres. Forty-
two Broadway Co. John Jay Realty Co., Fidelity De-
velopment Co Fellow Am. Inst. Architects. Clubs:
Harvard, Apawamis. Lawyers (N. Y. City), Chicago
Athletic, American Yacht, Metropolitan (Washington),
Quogue Field. Residence: 449 Park Av., N. Y. City;
(summer), Rockdale Farm, Brewster, N. Y. Address,
527 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

COBB, IRVIN (SHREWSBURY)

Writer; b. Paducah, Ky., June 23, 1876; s. Joshua
Clarke and Manie Marshall (Saunders) Cobb; ed. com-
mon and private schs.; m. Savannah, Ga., June 12,
1900, Laura Spencer Baker; one d.; Elizabeth, b. 1903.
Reporter for Paducah Daily News at age of 16; mn'g
editor 1895; staff corr. Louisville (Ky.) Evening Post,
1898-1901; editor-in-chief Paducah News-Democrat.
1901-1904; humor and sp'l writer N. Y. Evening Sun.
1904-1906; humor and sp'l writer N. Y. Evening World
and Sunday World, 1906-1911; staff corr. Philadelphia
Saturday Evening Post, since 1911. Contb'r to maga-
zines; author: Back Home 1912; Cobb's Anatomy, 1912;
The Escape of Mr. Trimm, 1913; Cobb's Bill of Fare,
1913; (plays produced): Funabashi, a musical comedy
(with Safford Waters), 1907; Back Home, a comedy



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