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The Talk of New York, Fifty Miles from Boston, Get-
Rich-Quick Wallingford, Broadway Jones, Seven Keys
to Baldpate, and of musicals: The American Idea, The
Man Who Owns Broadway and the Little Millionaire.
Also successfully engaged in theatrical mg'mt in
partnership with Samuel H. Harris, in firm of Cohan
& Harris. Address: New Amsterdam Theatre, N. Y.


Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 26, 1873; s. Henry
and Elizabeth (Wolf) Cohen; ed. public sch., N. Y.
City; Evening High Sch. (prize for debating and ora-
tory), and evening div., Univ. Law Sch. (then Metro-
polis Law Sch.), LL.B., and 2d prize, 1896; m. N. Y.
City, July 20, 1900, Ida Strasburger. Associated with
Horace E. Deming, 1899-1904, in prosecution of
charges against Dist. Att'y Asa Bird Gardiner and
Dow's Transfer Tax case. Att'y for Transit Reform
Com. of 100. 1902-1905, in matter of "free transfers"
on street surface railroads and litigation sustaining
public rights. Asso. Counsel for William R. Hearst
in mayoralty contest; asso. counsel with William M.
Ivins in investigation of Dep't of Street Cleaning.
Sp'l U. S. att'y in prosecution of bankruptcy frauds,
N. Y., 1905-1906, and in N. J., 1913. Counsel for Cloak.
Suit and Skirt Mf'rs Ass'n strike of 1910 and Dress
and Waist Mf'rs Ass'n strike of 1913, resulting in

"Protocols of Peace" In Women's Wear Industry. Also
counsel for Nat. Woolen & Trimmings -Mens Ass'n
and Cotton Converters' Ass'n, counsel for Nat. Ass'n
of Credit Men in preparation of Model False State-
ment Law. Prepared plan for Commercial Arbitra-
tion, Chamber of Commerce of N. Y. Chm'n Legis-
lative Com. of Citizens' Union (opposition to "grab"
bills, Remsen gas bill, Niagara "grab" bills); assisted
in framing bill reorganizing Municipal Court, and
bill creating Public Service Comm'n. Independent
Democrat. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. V. County
Lawyers Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n and N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n, Citizens' Union, Transit Reform Com. 100, Soc.
for Ethical Culture (trustee), Young Men's Hebrew
Ass'n, United Hebrew Charities, and former chm'n
Com. on Legislation of Citizens' Union; mem. Com. on
Professional Ethics, N. Y. County Lawyers Ass'n, and
chm'n sp'l com. on Unlawful Practise of Law. Rec-
reations: Golf, music. Clubs: City, Reform, Har-
monie, Fairview Country. Residences: 2 W. 88th St.,
and- Elmsford, Westchester Co., N. Y. Address: 111
Broadway, N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y., May 7, 1857; s. Nathan and Ernes-
tine (Erdmann) Cohen; ed. Kimball Union Acad., Meri-
den N. H.; grad. Dartmouth, A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa),
1879, A.M.. 1884, LL.D., 1899; grad. Columbia, LL.B.,
1S81. Justice of Supreme Court, 1S97-1S98. Mem. Al-
pha Delta Phi, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. State
Bar Ass'n. Clubs: Lawyers', City, Lotos, Harmonie.
Republican, Alpha Delta Phi, Bohemian (San Fran-
cisco), University (London), and Washington. Resi-
dence: 515 Park Av. Address: 22 William St. N. Y.


Educator, philologist; b. Par's, France, May 29. 1851;
s. Albert and Mathilde (Lowengard) Cohn; grad.' Univ.
of Paris, 1868, LL.B., 1873; archiviste Paleographe,
Ecole Nationale des Chartes, Paris, 1874; m. 1st, 1887,
Marian Leys Wright, Cambridge, Mass. (died 1888);
m. 2d, N. Y. City, June 4, 1904, Madeleine Merlin.
Served in French Army, 1870-1871, taking part in
Franco-Prussian War; came to N. Y. City 1875; instr.
Frenoh, Columbia, 1882-1884; instr., then ass't prof.
French, Harvard, 18S4-1S91; since 1891 prof. Romance
languages and literatures, Columbia Univ. Mem. Mod-
ern Language Ass'n of America, Am. Hist. Ass'n,
Knight of Crown of Italy, officer Legion d'Hon-
neur; hon. pres. Alliance Francaise. Author: Voltaire's
Prose (with Dr. B. D. Woodward), Le Sage's Gil Bias
(with R. Sanderson); Montaigne (in French Classics
for English Readers); also editor of the Silver Series
of Modern Language Text-Books; co-editor French
Classics for English Readers. Residence: 2018 Fifth
Av. Address: Columbia University, N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 2, 1870; s. Manheim and
Sophia (Hilbern) Cohn; ed. Coll. City of N. Y., Colum-
bia Univ. Sch. of Law and Sch. of Polit. Science, N. Y.
Law Sch., LL.B., 1892; unmarried. Admitted to bar, 1892;
began practise of law with David Leventritt (ex-
Justice Supreme Court), representing his office in
many important trials and appeals till 1896; since
then practising alone. Radical Independent Democrat
and social reformer; believes in municipal ownership
and operation of public utilities; acquired public notice
in 1899 as Sec. of Social Reform Club Com. of 50 on
Rapid Transit by successful opposition to Stranahan
Rapid Transit Bill, which embodied the proposition to
allow the rapid transit subways to be built by private
capital, under a perpetual franchise. Participated
prominently in agitation to compel city authorities to
construct suoway with municipal funds, under plan
nf municipal ownership, and In four years' agitation
for Elsberg Rapid Transit Act, which finally became
law, 1906. Was mem. cf Citizens' Anti-Elevated R'y
Com. of 100 which advocated and secured subway
loop between the bridge terminals. Mem. Soc. for
Ethical Culture, Freundschaft Soc. (Hebrew Social
club), Municipal Art Soc, West End Ass'n, N. Y.
County Lawyers' Ass'n, Am. Ass'n for Labor Legis-
lation, Economic Club. Residence: 749 West End Av.
Address: 277 Broadway, N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. in Schoharie Co., N. Y., Dec. 20, 1867; s.
Morris and Loretta (Hamilton) Cohn; grad. Cornell
Univ., 1887 (obtaining mention of special distinction
in courses of history and polit. science); m. Buffalo,
N. Y., May 14, 1896, Cora M. Gaskill. Admitted to bar.
May, 1889, and has since practised profession at
Niagara Falls. Devoted particularly to legal work
of industrial power, and electric r'y corp'ns. City
att'y, eity of Niagara Falls, four successive terms. Dir.
and att'y Power City Bank, Hydraulic Power Co., and



Internat. Traction Co.; counsel for majority of indus-
trial corp'ns which have come to Niagara Falls since
the power development at that city. Democrat. Ad-
dress: 44 Falls St., Niagara Falls, N. Y.


Clergyman; b. Hastings township, Oswego Co., N. Y
Oct. 1, 1837; s. James J. and Augustina (Porter) Colt;
grad. Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1SU6; Rochester Theol
Sem., 1S69; elected mem. Phi Beta Kappa, 1886 (Iota
of N. Y.); hon. D.D., Univ. of Rochester, 1S8S; m. La
Grange, N.Y., Aug. 11, 1870, Jennie Elizabeth Squiers;
one child: Jennie Elizabeth, niece (adopted). Ass't
pastor First Bapt. Oh., Rochester, 1869-1870; pastor
First Bapt. Ch., Wellsville, N. Y., 1870-1888; Hornells-
ville, N. Y., 1S8S-1S90; sec. and treas. Cook Acad.,
Montour Falls, N. Y., 1890-1896, and trustee 1890-1904'
pastor Olivet Bapt. Ch., Syracuse, N. Y., 1898-1906;
sec. Bapt. Ministerial Bur. of N. Y. State (office at
Syracuse), 1903-1909. Mem. B'd of Mg'rs Bapt. Mis-
sionary Conv., State of N. Y., since 1879. Prohibition-
ist since 1884. Mem. Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta
Kappa, Current Events Club of Syracuse, Philos. Soc.
of Syracuse Univ., N. Y. State Hist. Ass'n. Address:
521 Columbus Ave.. Syracuse, N. Y.


Clergyman; b. Hoboken, N. J., MaT. 24, 1855; s. Rev.
C. S. Coit, D.D., and Melinda (Harrison) Coit; ed.
Classical Sch., Morristown, N. J.; Wesleyan Acad., Wil-
braham, Mass.; Wesleyan Univ., A.B., 1877, A.M., 1880;
Drew Theol. Sem. B.D., 1881; Syracuse Univ., D.D.,
1896; m. Philadelphia, Nov. 1, 1882, Emma S. Stetzer;
children: Lawrence S., J. Olin, Carl S., Lynde H
Taught classics, Mississippi Univ., 1877-1878; student
in Univ. of Leipzig, and traveling in Europe, 1879-
1880; has also traveled extensively in U. S. Mem.
Newark Conf., M. E. Ch., 1881-1894; Northern N. Y
Conference, 1S94-1908; presiding elder St. Lawrence
Dist., 1900-1906; mem. N. Y. East Conf. from 1908.
Has acted as -chaplain to N. J. State Senate and to
N. Y. State Senate. Lectures frequently; contb'r to
religious and secular journals and magazines. Re-
publican. Trustee Wesleyan Univ.; mem. Am. Soc.
Comparative Religions, Phi Beta Kapa, Alpha Delta
Phi; also York and Scottish Rite Masonic bodies. Rec-
reation: Summer camp in Adirondack Mountains. Ad-
dress: Lawrence, L. I.. N. Y.


Author, playwright; b. N. Y. City; ed. in Am. and
German .schs. After sch. days lived in Germany, en-
gaged as journalist and critic, and also as theatrical
agent and representative of Elizabeth Marbury and
Helnrich Conried. Student of German and Scandi-
navian literature and of fundamental economics; lec-
turer for Henry George Lecture Ass'n (single tax).
Translator of plays, including The Reckoning, from
the German of Arthur Schnitzler, Comtesse Coquette,
from the Italian of Robert Bracco. Joint author (with
Clayton Hamilton) of play; The Love that Blinds.
Editor and translator for German and Scandinavian
selections in series of Mystery Tales (Review of Re-
views); Author (with Augusta Groner) : Joe Muller,
Detective, The Man with the Black Cord, Mene Tekel.
Writes sometimes under pen name of "J. Marchand."
Contb'r to The Public (Chicago) and The Single Tax
Review, N. Y. City. Mem. Women's Trade Union
League, German Land Reform League, Berlin Group
and Woman's Henrv George League, N. Y. Citv. Ad-
dress: 82 Riverside Drive, N. Y. City.

Mechanical, civil and mining eng'r, metallurgist; b.
N. Y. City, June 26, 1S60; s. John Ladd (M.D.) and
Mary Ann Colby; ed. public schools. Coll. City of N.
Y., Columbia Sch. Mines, Ph.B, 1881; m. Lewistown.
Pa., June 20, 1894, Agnes Wilson Lee. Engaged as
consulting eng'r; specialist since 1886 in metallurgy
of steel, and since 1906 in by-product coke manu-
facture: iron and steel comm'r of La. Purchase Exp'n,
St Louis. 1904; U. S. juror at Paris Exp'n of 1900;
sec. Ass'n Am. Steel Mf'rs. 1897-1905. Author: Am.
Standard Specifications for Steel, 1902; Reinforced
Concrete in Europe. 1909; also contb'r to technical
publications on subjects pertaining to metallurgy of
steel. Mem. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Civil
Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Iron and Steel Inst, of
Great Britain, Internat. Ass'n for Testing Materials.
Franklin Inst. (Phila.), Am. Chem. Soc. Soc. Ohem.
Industry, Am. Iron and Steel Inst.. Am. Soc. for Test-
ing Materials, German Iron and Steel Inst. Resi-
dence: South Bethlehem, Pa., and Engineers Club.
N. Y. City. Address: 165 Broadway. N. Y. City.

Lawyer; b. St. Louis, Mo., 1870; s. John Peck and
Frances (Bainbridge) Colby; Willinms Coll., A.B.
(Alpha Delta Phi, Phi Beta Kapi,: i law firm

01 Colby ,V Goldbeck. Mem. N. Y. Legislature 1902
Republican Co. Com. (N. Y.). Formerly mem Troop
A, N. G. N. Y. Clubs: Metropolitan, University Law
yers, Republican, Alpha Delta Phi, Rockaway Hunt-
ing. Residence: 49 E. 66th St. Address: 32 Nassau
St., X. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Boston, 1S.S2; s. Rear Admiral Harrison
Gray Otis and Mary Ca-tnerine (Thompson) Colby;
grad. Noble & Greenough Classical Sch., 1894-1901;
Harvard Univ. A.B., 1905 (honorary mention polit.
science); Boston Univ. Law Sch., LL.B.; Fort Sill Sch.
of Fire for Field Art'y Officers. Mem. N. Y. Bar,
Mass Bar. With Samuel Thorne. Jr., in practise of
law, 1911; sec. Missionary Exp'n Co.; has traveled ex-
tensively in Europe, India, Africa, Alaska, U. S., and
Can. Mem. Squadron A. Cav. N. G. N. Y., 1911-1912-
1st Lieut. Ordnance Dep't, N. G. N. Y., 1913; 1st Lieut'
l:att.r> I-;, Uih.I Field Art'y, X. (J. X. Y, L913. Fellow
Royal Geog. Soc. Recreations: Big game hunting,
riding, traveling. Clubs: Harvard, Travellers' (fel-
low), Explorer, Tennis & Racquet (Boston), Harvard
(N. Y.), Squadron A, Hasty Pudding (Harvard Coll.),
Institute of 1770 (Harvard), Delta Kappa Epsilon
(Harvard), Zeta Psi (Harvard), Kalumet (Harvard).
Residence: 17 W. Sth St. Address: 19 Cedar St., N
Y. City.


Editor, educator; b. Washington, D. C, Feb. 10, 1865;
s. Stoddard Benham and Ellen Cornelia (Hunt) Colby;
ed. Columbian (now George Washington) Univ.,
Washington, D. C, and Columbia Coll., N Y., A B.,
1888, A.M., 1889; m. Amherst, Mass., Dec. 30, 1896,
Harriet Wood Fowler. Acting prof, history, Amherst
Coll., 1890-1891; lecturer in history, Columbia Coll.,
1891-1895; instr. history and economics, Barnard Coll.,
1891-1895; prof, economics, N. Y. Univ., 1895-1900.
Editorial writer Commercial Advertiser, 1900-1902. On
editorial staff Johnson's Universal Cyclopaedia (his-
tory and polit. science), 1S93-1895; editor Internat.
Cyclopaedia, 1898; Internat. Year Book from 1898; Xew
Internat. Encyclopaedia since 1900; one of editors of
The Bookman, 1904-1908; Am. editor Nelson's Ency-
clopaedia (Americanized edition of Harmsworth's Cy-
clopaedia) ; editor New Internat. Year Book since 1907
Author: Outlines of General History, 1900; Imaginary
Obligations, 1904, and several subsequent editions and
Constrained Attitudes, 1910; literary reviewer for Har-
per's Weekly, March-June, 1913; contb'r to magazines
on literary and dramatic topics. Address: 443 4th
Av., N. Y. City.


Importer and exporter; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 10,
1858; s. Solomon Barrett and Margaret Coffin (Hill)
Colby; ed. public high school; m. 1st, 1887, Jessie
Hornor (died 1901); m. 2d. Feb. 1, 1903, Josephine
Wood; children: Emily Wood, b. 1S95; Franklin
Hornor, b. 1902. In importing and exporting business
in U. S., in United Kingdom of Great Britain, and in
Manila. Has crossed the ocean many times; lived
many years abroad, and has been around the world
twice. Pres. Colby & Co., Philippine Products Co.;
v. -p. Patapsco Stone Co.; pres. Interstate Mining Co.
"Tariff for revenue only" type of Republican. Mem.
Arts Club, Nat. Sculpture Soc. Address: 415 W. 23d
St., N. Y. City.


[Physician, surgeon; b. Culpeper, Va, Dec. 8, 1862; s.
John and Eleanor (Thompson) Cole; attended Univ. of
Virginia; grad. Sch. of Latin, French, Moral Philos-
ophy, Physics, Chemistry; grad. in Medicine, 1887.
Mem. Chi Phi fraternity, N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, N.
Y. County Med. Soc, West End Med. Ass'n, Am. Med.
Ass'n. Clubs: Alumni (N. Y. Hosp.), Alumni (Charity,
City Hosp.), (Pleiades, Manhattan, Whist, Atlantic
Yacht. Address: 122 W. 73d St., N. Y. City.


Lawyer; b. Poughkeepsie, N. Y.. July 7, 1S65; s.
Charles W. and Joan La G. (McKown) Cole; grad.
Albany High Sch., 1SS3; Hamilton, A.B. (valedictorv
and Clark Prize), 1887, A.M., 1890; Columbia Sch. o'f
Law, LL.B. (prize in Constitutional Law and History),
1S89; m. Clinton, N. Y., June 30, 1S96. Bertha Woolsev
Dwight; children: Lois Dwight, b. 1903; Charles
Woolsey, b. 1906. Associated in gen. practice of law
with S. W. Weiss and J. F. Mann, 1890-1910. Since
11)10, mem. firm of Goldsmith, Cohen, Cole & Weiss.
Lecturer on contracts. N. Y. Law Sch., 1S98-1904. on
common law and equity practice and pleading since
1905. Democrat. Rresby'n. Mem. Delta Kappa Ep-
silon Ass'n, Albany Soc Club: Commonwealth (Mont-
clair). N. J. Residence: 371 Upper Mountain Ave.,
Upper Montclair. N. J. Address: 45 Wall St., N.
Y. City.




Meivhni.i ( it'iii'i il i b. Brooklyn, Jan. 4, ISCiO; s. Ed-
ward Hall and Catherine Billiard (Chase) Cole: i id
Columbia Univ., A.B., 1SSG. A.M., 1887; in. 1st Feb. 9,
1895, Evelyn J. Elliott (died Sept. 3, 1904); 2d, Aug
13, 1906, Mars Lee Withers. Acting tres. Eaton, Cole
& Bumham Co. (Bridgeport, Conn., and N. v. City),
1890-1906. Mem, Universalist Ch. Mem. Economic
Club, N. V. City. Nat. Geog. Soc, Washington, U. C,
L. I. Historical Soc, X Y. Hist. Soc, N. Y. Zool. Soc,
Met. Museum of Art, Nat. Sculpture Soc, Dunlap Soc,
Phi Gamma Delta, Kane Lodge, F. and A. M.; air. N,
Y. B'd Trade and Transportation. Recreation: Col-
lecting library. Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Lotos, Ardsley,
Columbia Univ. (N. Y. City); Hamilton (Brooklyn);
Englewood Golf, Royal Automobile (London). Resi-
dence: 301 W. 106th St. Address: Times Bid's. 42d
St. and Broadway, N. Y". City.

Attorney and counselor at law; b. Chagrin Falls.
Ohio, July 12, 1879; s. Harry L. and Helen Elizabeth
(Williams) Cole; grad. Ohio Wesleyan Univ., A.B..
1903; Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1906; hon. A.M., Ohio Wes-
leyan Univ.. 190N; unmarried. Studied procedure and
methods of U. S. Patent Office, Washington, D. C,
1906-1907, making preliminary and validity searches
therein. Associated with Hon. Thomas Ewing, N. Y.
in practise of patent law, 1907-1913, and succeeded
to his patent law business. Aug., 1913, Mr. Ewing
being aopt'd Comm'r of Patents. N. Y. Mem. firm
B-orsey & Cole. Republican. Methodist 'Episcopalian.
Mem. Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Ohio Wesleyan
Alumni Ass'n of N. Y. City. Clubs: Graduates (N.
Y". City), Marine and Field (Bath Beach). Residence:
i522 W. 113th St. Address: 67 Wall St., N. Y. City.


Prof, mathematics; b. Ashland, Mass., Sept. 20, 1861;
s. Otis and Frances M. ('Pond) Cole; Harvard, A.B..
1882, Ph.D., 1SS6: m. July 26, 1S88, Martha M. Streiff.
Lecturer in mathematics. Harvard, 1SS5-1887; tutor
and ass't prof., Univ. of Mich., 1888-1895; prof, mathe-
matics, Columbia Univ., since 1895. Sec. Am. Math.
Soc. since 1S95; editor Bulletin Am. Math. Soc. since
1897. Address: Columbia University, N. Y. City.

Lawver; b. Covert, Seneca Co.. N. Y., Sept. IS, 1856;
s. Ira H. and Mary Caroline (Denison) Cole; ed. Far-
mer Village Union Sch.; m. Watkins, N. Y., Sept. 20.
1SS8, Charlotte Roberts; one d.. Faith, b. 1890. Prac-
tised law Watkins, N. Y., 18S0-1S90; Seattle, Wash.,
1890-1896; since 1S96 practising in N. Y. City. Elected
to Assembly of N. Y., and speaker of House, 1888 and
1889. Address: 55 Liberty St., N. Y. City.


Bibliographer; b. Warren, Conn., Sept. 6, 1850; .
Munson and Antoinette Fidelia (Taylor) Cole; ed.
Phillips Acad.. Andover, Mass.; grad. Columbia Coll.
Library Sch., now N. Y. State Library Sch., Albany, N.
Y'., 18S8. Practised law in Litchfield Co., Conn., 1876-
1885; gave up law and. engaged in library work. Com-
piled catalogue of Fitchburg (Mass.) Public Library.
18S5-1886; librarian Pratt Inst., Brooklyn, 1886-1887;
Columbia Coll. Library Sell.. 18S7-1SSS; ass't under Dr.
William Frederick Poole at Newberry Library, Chicago,
111., 1SS8-1891; librarian Free Public LibraTy, Jersey
City. 1S91-1895; then resigned to engage in biblio-
graphical work. Inventor of a size-card for determin-
ing the sizes of books quite generally used in tihe
libraries of this country. Author: Bermuda in Peri-
odical Literature, Boston, 1907; Catalogue of Books
Relating to the Discovery and Early History of North
and South America, in the library of E. D. Church. 5
vols., imperial Svo., New York. 1907: Catalogue of
Books of English Literature and Miscellanea in the
library of E. D. Church, 2 vols., imperial Svo.. New-
York, 1909. Has also privately issued following sepa-
rates upon bibliographical subjects, from periodicals
and other articles: Bermuda and the Challenger Expe-
dition, 1901; Compiling a Bibliography, 1902; The First
Folio of Shakespeare, A Further Word Regarding the
Correct Arrangement of its Preliminary Leaves, 1909.
Spent winter of 1S95-1896 in Bermuda; 1896-1897, in
Paris; and 1909-1910 in California. Life mem. Am.
Hist. Ass'n, Am. Library Ass'n. and Bihliog. Soc. of
Am.: mem. Am. Geog. Soc. Bibliog. Soc. London;
Institute International de Bibliographie. Brussels;
X. Y\ Library Club, and other library ass'ns. Resi-
dence: Hollywood. Calif. Address: Care Dodd, Mead
* Co.. X. Y. City


Clergyman, educator: b. Ann Arbor. Mich., April 24,
1S69; s. Nelson B. and Elizabeth H. CFelch) Cole; grad
Univ. of Mich.. B.A.. 1892. M.A , 1896; Gen. Theol. Sem..
B.D., 1S96; Columbia Univ., Ph.D.. 1S98; St. Stephen's

Coll., D.D. Ordered deacon, 1896; ordained priest, 1896;
fellow Church Univ., B'd of Regents, 1895-1898; rector
St. John's (Episcopal) Ch.. Crawfordsvllle, Ind., 1898;
archdeacon Diocese of Michigan City, 1899; warden
St. Stephen's Coll.. 1899-1903; rector Trinity Sch., N. Y.
City, since 1903. Author: The Basis of Early Christian
Theism. 1S9S. Sec. B'd Trustees Gen Theol. Sem., N.
Y. City; mem. Greater Chapter of Cathedral of St.
John the Divine, N. Y. City; examining chaplain, Dio-
cese of N. Y., etc. Mem. Theta Delta Chi, N. Y. Sons of
Revolution. Clubs: Graduate (of Theta Delta Chi),
Michigan Univ., Union League. Address: 147 W. 91st
St., N. Y. City.


Wood engraver; b. London, Eng., 1852. Came to
U. S. with parents, 1858; m 1S75, Annie Carter. Lived
in Chicago, and became penniless as result of great
fire, 1871; removed to N. Y'. 1875 and secured employ-
ment wiith the Century (then Scribner's Magazine).
Went abroad 18S3 to engrave set of b.'ocks after old
masters in European galleries; this series was shown
in Century Magazine, and later published in book
form; now engaged in making similar set of engrav-
ing from masterpieces in Am. galleries. Awarded 1st
class gold medal Paris Exp'n, 1900; diploma Chicago
Exp'n, 1S93; grand prix (only grand prize given for
wood engraving), St. Louis Exp'n, 1904. Author:
Monograph on the lives of Dutch Masters, with notes
on their works. Mem. Am. Acad. Arts and Letters.
Address: 119 Cannon St., Poughkeepsie, N. Y.


Former pres. Borough of Brooklyn; b. Champaign,
111.. Oct. 9, 1S67; s. William N. Coler; ed. Brooklyn
Polytechnic Inst, and Phillips Andover Acad. Became
clerk, and later partner of firm of W. N. Coler & Co.,
brokers. Was Dem. candidate for alderman-at-large
in Brooklyn, 1892. but defeated; elected comptroller of
city of N. Y., 1897. Was also Dem. candidate for gov.
of N. Y., 1902, but defeated; elected Nov., 1905, pres.
Borough of Brooklyn. Residence: 170 N. Y. Av., Brook-
lyn. Address^ 43 Cedar St., N. Y. City.


Physician, surgeon, art patron; b. Newark, N. J., May
6, 1S43; s. Abralham Coles (A.M., M.D., Ph.D.. LL.D.) and
Caroline E. (Ackerman) Coles; grad. Colum'bia, A.B.,
1864, A.M., 1S67; Coll. Phys. and Surg., M.D., 1S6S; Hope
Coll., Mich., LL.D., 1903. Received Harsen Prize, Coll.
Phys. and Surg., for best report of med. and surg.
cases in N. Y. Hosp. Studied in hosps. and universities
of Great Britain and European Continent, 1877-1878;
engaged in practice in Newark and N. Y. City. Contb'r
to med. and scientific publications. Mem. Am. Med.
Ass'n Union Co. (N. J.) Med. Soc. (pres.), permanent
delegate to N. J. State Med. Soc; mem. N. Y. County
and State Med. Soc. For the Newark Orphan Asylum
and for Little Cripples, has made beautiful country
homes at Mountainside, Union Co., N. J., built and
given educational buildings of brick and stone in
India. Burma and China. Life fellow Met. Museum of
Art, N. Y.; mem. N. Y. Hist. Soc, patron and trustee
N. J. Hist. Soc. Art connoisseur and patron of art.
Gave to Washington Park, Newark, N. J., a bronze
bust of his father (by J. Q. A. Ward) with a monolith
pedestal based on a 7-ton granite boulder from Ply-
mouth. Mass.; gave to Lincoln Park, Newark, the his-
torical Indian group, life size, bronze ('by C. B. Ives) ;
sent a Barye allegorical bronze of an eagle and a
dead heron to Admiral Dewey as a memento of the
victory of Manila Bay; gave reproductions in bronze
of Jean Antoine Houdon's busts of George Washing-
ton and Benjamin Franklin to the Univs of Oxford
and Cambridge. Eng., and to the Am. Embassy, Lon-
don, Eng.; gave the painting. The Good Samaritan (by
Daniel Huntington and Paul Delaroche). to the State
House, Trenton, N. J.; has given valuable works of art
to Columbia, Yale. Harvard, Princeton and other uni-
versities, and to Met. Museum of Art, N. Y. Owns a
classical library of beautiful bindings, and a fine col-
lection of pictures of the different schools, including
one by J. M. W. Turner, Benjamin West's portrait,
painted by himself, an historical painting by Peter
Paul Rubens, one by Terniers the Younger, and
Bridgeman's famous Paris Salon painting of Pharaoh
Pursuing the Israelites Across the Bed of the Red Sea.
Works crowned 'by the French Acad., autograph de
luxe edition of Norroena, Tokyo, Grolier. Athenian
Soc; mem. Internat. Anglo-Saxon (Norroeiia) Soc of
London, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Berlin and N. Y. ; Nat.
Geog. Soc. Residence: Deerhurst, Scotch Plains. N J
Address: 222 Market St., Newark, N. J., and (ofiice) 17

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