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COLEY, WILLIAM BRADLEY

Physician: b. Westport, Conn., Jan. 12. 1862; s Hor-
ace Bradley and Clarine Bradley (Wakeman) Coley;
grad. M.D.. Yale, B.A., 1884; Harvard Med. Sch. 1888-



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N. Y. Hosp. 1890; honorary M.A., Tale Univ., 1910, and
Harvard Univ., 1911; m. Newton, Mass., 1891, Alice
Lancaster. Attending surgeon Gen. Memorial Hosp.,
attending surgeon to Hosp. for Ruptured and Crippled;
prof, of clinical surgery, Cornell Univ. Med. Sen., N. Y.,
Fellow Am. Surg. Ass'n, Southern Surg, and Gynecol.
Ass'n, N. Y. Surg. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Harvard Med.
Soc. of N. Y., Pathol. Soc, N. Y. County Med Soc, N. Y.
State Mod. Ass'n, Am. Acad. Medicine, N. E. Soc.
Author: Twentieth Century Practice of Medicine
part on Cancer (Vol. XVII); Hernia (in Dennis' Sys-
tem of Surgery); Hernia (in Warren and Gould's
Internat Text Book of Surgery); Hernia, Keen's Sur-
gery, 1908. Clubs: University, Yale, Harvard, Garden
City Golf (L. I.). Address: 521 Park Av., N. Y. City.

COLGATE, CRAIG

Banker; b. N. Y., Nov. 6, 1S75; s. Robert and Henri-
etta A. (Craig) Colgate; grad. Yale Univ., 1897; m.
April 23, 1910, Marion G. Townsend (died Oct. 18.
1912); one son: Craig, Jr., b. Oct. 9, 1912. Mem. firm
Colgate, Parker & Co.; v. -p., dir. and mem. Exec. Com.,
Federal Light & Traction Co.; dir. Laconia Car Co
Clubs: Union, Racquet & Tennis, Knickerbocker, Pip-
ing Rock, Nassau Country, Recess, Yale, St. Anthony,
Oakland Golf. Residence: Locust Valley, L. I. Ad-
dress: 2 Wall St., N. Y. City.

COLGATE, JAMES COLBY

Banker; b. Yonkers, N. Y., May 23, 1863; s. James
Boorman and Susan F. (Colby) Colgate; grad. Colgate
Univ., A.B., 1884; Columbia Univ LL.B., 1887; m. Ben-
nington, Vt., June 4, 1890, Miss Conkling. Admitted to
bar 1887, and engaged in practise until 1890; in bank-
ing and brokerage business since 1891; mem. N. Y.
Stock Exchange. Dir. Cuba Copper Co., Canton Co.,
trustee N. Y. Trust Co. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Corp'n of Colgate Univ. Clubs:
Lawyers, University. Residence: 46 W. 57th St. Ad-
dress: 36 Wall St., N. Y. City.

COLLETT, SAMUEL D.

Engineer; b. Newport, Ind.; s. Stephen Stevenson and
Sarah J. (Dunlap) Collett; ed. High Sen.; Kanawha
Mil. Acad., Charleston, W. Va.; Rose Poly. Inst., Terre
Haute, Ind., B.S., M.S., M.E. Traveled extensively abroad
and in U. S., on business and pleasure; vice-pres. Ele-
vator Supply & Repair Co.; dir. Rood's Express Co.;
asso. mem. Am. Inst. Elec Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Mech. En-
g"rs; Knights of Pythias; Masonic Order (Chapter,
Knight Templar, Shriner). Clubs: Building Trades,
Engineers. Address: 105 W. 40th St., N. Y. City.

COLLIER, EDWARD L.

Lawyer; b. Coxsackie, N. Y., Oct. 26, 1859; s. Casper I.
and Delia (Lampman) Collier; ed. Public School 15,
Brooklyn, N. Y., 1876; Williston Sem., 1880; Union Univ,
(Albany Law Coll.), 1882 LL.B.; m. Brooklyn, Oct. 24,
1900, Clara Gurney. Admitted to bar, 1882; identified
with many important cases; has frequently acted as
referee. Mem. B'd of Ed'n, Brooklyn, for several years;
one of first five representatives of Brooklyn on Cen-
tral B'd of N. Y., first year under the charter; one of
three mems. Supply Com., which purchased all supplies
sens, of Greater N. Y. ; mem. Legislature when Roose-
velt was Governor; mem. Tax Revision Com., appt'd
during Roosevelt's term. Referee appointed by the
County Court of Kings Co. to examine accounts of
Corns, of Incompetents. Republican. Presby'n. Mem.
Royal Arcanum. Clubs: University, Brooklyn, Mon-
tauk (Brooklyn). Residence, 1169 Dean St. Address:
44 Court St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

COLLIER, ROBERT JOSEPH

Editor and publisher; b. N. Y. City, June 17, 1876; s.
Peter Fenelon and Katherine Louise (Dunne) Collier;
ed. St. Francis Coll., N. Y. City; Georgetown Univ.,
Washington, D. C. A.B., 1894; Harvard Univ., 1 year.
Oxford Univ., England, 1 year; m. Sara Steward Van
Alen. Editor and publisher Collier's Weekly since 1898;
pres. P. F. Collier & Son, Inc. Independent in politics.
Roman Catholic. Dir. and v.-p. Lincoln Farm Ass'n;
dir. N. Y. Symphony Orchestra; trustee Civic Forum.
Recreations: Polo, hunting, flying. Clubs: Century
Ass'n, Racquet and Tennis, The Brook, Harvard, City,
Republican, Catholic, Players, N. Y. Yacht. Meadow
Brook, Westchester Country, Riding, Turf and Field,
Aero of America (gt>v.). Residence, 752 Park Av. Ad-
dress: 416 W. 13th St., N. Y. City.

COLLIER, WILLIAM

Actor; b. 186S; first appearance on the stage was
as Dick Deadeye, in Pinafore. Appeared afterwards
in minor parts in various plays until finally became
leading man in Hoyt's Co. In 1901 became a star, af-
terwards joining the force of Weber & Fields, in the
N. Y. Music Hall. Since the dissolution of that firm
has appeared in many productions with marked suc-
cess. Address: The Lambs' Club. N. Y. City.



COLLIER, WILLIAM MILLER

Lawyer, diplomat; b. Lodi, N. Y., Nov. 11, 1S67; s.
Rev. Isaac and Frances (Miller) Collier; grad. Ham-
ilton Coll., AjB., 1889, A.M., 1892; studied law in offices
in N. Y. City and Brooklyn; m. Auburn. N. Y., Sept. 13,
1893, Frances Beardsley Ross. Admitted to N. Y. Bar,
1892; practised at Auburn, N. Y. Appt'd referee in
bankruptcy for Northern Dist. of N. Y., 1S98; appt'd
by Gov. Roosevelt, Jan., 1899, and reappt'd by Gov.
Odell. Mem. State Civil Service Comm'n, of which was
elected pres., Feb., 1901; resigned 1903; was offered,
Mar., 1903, by Pres. Roosevelt, an apptm't as solicitor
of internal revenue, but declined; later in same month
appt'd to position of sp'l ass't to the att'y-gen. of the
U. S., and was assigned to act as solicitor of newly
created Dep't of Commerce and Labor; appt'd solicitor
of that dep't when office was permanently created.
Envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of
U. S. to Spain. 1904-1909. Author: Collier on Bank-
ruptcy, 1898; The Trusts What Can We Do With
Them and What Can Thev Do For Us? 1900; Collier on
Civil Service Law, 1901; At the Court of His Catholic
Majesty; edited first twelve volumes Am. Bankruptcy
Reports. Sp'l Lecturer on law of bankruptcy, N. Y.
Law Sch., 1903-1905; and on internat. law, 1910-1913.
Mem. Phi Kappa Soc., Chi Psi fraternity. Clubs:
Owasco Country (Auburn), Metropolitan (Washington.
D. C), University( N. Y. City). Address: Auburn. N. Y.
COLLIN, CHARLES A.

Lawyer; b. Benton, Yates Co., N. Y., May 18, 1846; s.
Henry C. and Maria L. (Park) Collin; grad. Yale Coll..
A.B., 1866, A.M., 1869; m. Norwich, Conn., May 23, 1871.
Emily Lathrop Ripley; children: Dwight Ripley, b.
1873; Grace Lathrop, b. 1875. Teacher, Norwich (Conn.)
Free Acad., 1866-1870. Lawyer, Elmira N. Y., 1S70-
1887; legal adviser Govs. Hill and Flower, 1887-1895;
comm'r of Statutory Revision (N. Y.), 1889-1895; coun-
sel to revise tax laws, 1S93-1894; prof, law, Cornell
Univ. Law Sch., 1887-1895; mem, B'd of Statutory Con-
solidation (N. Y.), since 1912; lawyer N. Y. City since
1895; now senior mem. Collin, Wells & Hughes, law-
yers. Clubs: Railroad Brooklyn, Yale, Alpha Delta
Phi. Address: 5 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

COLLIN, DWIGHT RIPLEY

Architect; b. Norwich, Conn.; grad. Ithaca High
Sch., 1890, and attended Cornell University, 1890-1894.
Architect of N. Y. Central & Hudson River R. R. Mem.
Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. Address: 70 E. 45th St.,
N. Y. City.

COLLIN, FREDERICK

Jurist; b. Benton, N. Y., Aug. 2, 1850; s. Henry Clark
and Maria Louisa (Park) Collin; grad. Yale Coll., A.B..
A.M.; married. Admitted to bar, Elmira, N. Y., 1876;
elected judge Court of Appeals for term expiring 1920.
was corp'n counsel, 1891-1892; mayor of Elmira, 1S94-
1898; pres. B'd Ed'n, 1887-1S94 and 1899-1910. Address:
Elmira, N. Y.
COLLINS, A. FREDERICK

Electrical physicist; b. South Bend, Ind., Jan. 8,
1869; s. Capt. Thomas J. (4Sth Ind. Vols.) and Mar-
garet A. (Roller) Collins; ed. public schs. and old
Univ. of Chicago; m. Atohinson, Kan., June 28. 1897,
Evelyn Bandy; one son, Virgil Dewey, b. 1S98. Dis-
covered effect of electric waves on brain cells; inven-
tor of wireless telephone, awarded gold medal for same
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exp'n, 1909; lecturer N. Y. B'd
Ed'n, 1900-1910; technician Collins Wireless Telephone
Co., 1904-1910; editor Collins Wireless Bulletin, 1908-
1910; scientific correspondent N. Y. Herald, 1903-1906.
Author: Wireless Telegraphy: Its History, Theory and
Practice: Manual of Wireless Telegraphy; Construc-
tion of Induction Coils, and many papers on wireless
subjects. Club: Authors' (London). Address: The
Antlers, Congers. N. Y.

COLLINS, GEORGE KNAPP

Lawyer; b. Spafford, N. Y., April 15, 1S37; s. Dr.
John and Mary Ann (Roundy) Collins; grad. Syracuse
High Sch.; m. Syracuse, June 9, 1858, Catharine Sager;
children: Daniel Gott, b. April 19, 1S59 (died Jan. 25,
1S61); Katharine Mary, b. May 26, 1861; Grace Vir-
ginia, b. March 15. 1863; Helen, b. May 8. 1865 (now
Mrs. John P. Megrew, Washington, D. C.) ; Flora Belle,
b. Feb. 16, 1S69 (now Mrs. William Wolcott Wiard);
Clara Bessie, b. Aug. 31, 1872 (now Mrs. William Sum-
mer Teall); Daisy Mav, b. Dec. 8, 1875 (died Feb. 26,
1S79). Served as 1st lieut. Co. I, 149th R. ' s * Y. Vol.
Inf., for nearly two years. 1S62-1S64; bvt r

meritorious services at close of war; participated in
all battles, skirmishes and marches of reg't in Army
of the Potomac and Army of the Cumborlar i except
battle of Ringgold (incapacitated by wo v. Is), was in
battles of Chancellorsville (wounded). Gettysburg,
Wauhatchle. Lookout Mountain: wour . r,

causing discharge, April 24, 1S64. Adn.i ed ;o N. Y.



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Bar, 1S66, later to Dist. Court of U. S. and to Dep't of
Interior; engaged In active practice of law at Syra-
cuse, N. Y. Past Comd'r Root Post, G. A. R. Mem. Cen-
tral N. Y. Micros. Soc. (ex-pres.); mem. Nat. Micros.
Soc; formerly grand treas. Royal Arcanum; compan-
ion of N. Y. Commandery, Loyal Legion; mem. Central
N. Y. Geneal. Soc, S. A. R. Author: Memoirs of the
149th Reg't, N. Y. Vol. Inf.. 3d Brigade. 2d Div., 12th
and 20th Army Corps; History of the Town of Spafford.
N. Y.; Genealogical History of the Collins Family;
also novels and other publications. Address: Syra-
cuse, N. Y.

COLLINS, HOWARD DENNIS

Physician; b. N. Y. City, July 9. 1S6S: s. George and
Anna (Taft) Collins; grad. Yale Coll., A.B. 1890; Coll.
Phys. and Surg. (Columbia Univ.), M.D., 1S93; m. N. Y.
City, 1S95, Helen Gawtry. Formerly interne Roosevelt
Hosp., N. Y. City; now surgeon City Hosp.. and sur-
geon to J. Hood Wright Memorial Hosp.; former ass't
demonstrator of anatomy, Columbia; mem. N. Y. Acad.
Medicine; ex-mem. Ass'n Am. Anatomists; mem. Yale
Alumni Ass'n. Author: Text-Book on Physiology;
contb'r to Internat. Text-Book of Surgery. Clubs:
University, Union, Riding. Address: 50 W. 55th St.,
N. Y. City.

COLLINS, JOSEPH

Physician; b. Brookfield, Conn., Sept. 22, 1866; ed.
public schools, Brookfleld, Newtown Acad, and Univ.
of Mich.; grad. medical dep't Univ. of N. Y., 1888;
post-grad, studies Frankfort; prof, neurology, N. Y.
Post-Grad. Med. Sch. Author: Diseases of the Brain,
Diseases of -he Nervous System, Pathology of Nervous
Diseases; also monograph the Sympathetic Nervous
System. Mem. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, Am. Neurol. Ass'n,
N. Y. Neurol. Ass'n, New England Soc. Clubs; Century,
Charaka, Seawanhaka-Cortnthian Yacht, Racquet and
Tennis. Adfress: 37 W. 54th st, N. Y. City.

COLLINS, MICHAEL F.

Journalist; b. Troy, N. Y., Sept. 27, 1854; ed. public
school and Christian Brothers Acad.; m. Dec. 19, 1880,
Caroline E. O'Sullivan. Learned trade of printer in
Troy, N. Y., and since 1879 has been editor and prop'r
of the Troy Observer. Democrat; served in N. Y. State
Assembly, 1886-1S87 N. Y. Senate, 1888-18S9, 1889-1890,
and 1S94-1S95. Address: 193 Second st., Troy, N. Y

COLLINS, STEPHEN WILLETS

Lawyer; b. Purchase, N. Y., Oct. 12, 1862; s. Richard
S. and Sarah (Willets) Collins; ed. Oakwood Sem., Hav-
erford Coll., B.S., 1883; Columbia Coll. Law Sch., LL.B.,
1885: m. Nov. 15, 1911, Arietta Hope Prentice. Admit-
ted to bar, 1S85; since then practising law in N. Y
City; dir. and counsel Bankers' Investing Co., and The
Lowerre Co., (also sec. and treas.). Pres. dir. and coun-
sel Prospect Investing Co. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N^.
Y., N. Y., Hist. Soc. and others. Traveled in Europe.
Canada and U. S. Was 4 years mem. Town B'd, Town
of Harrison, N. Y. Independent Republican. Trustee
and treas. N. Y. Colored Mission. Trustee and Sec.
Twenty-first Ward Mission and Industrial Sch. Ass'n;
trustee Haverford Coll. Recreations: Golf, tennis,
horseback riding. Clubs: Union League, Apawamis,
Badminton. Address: 63 Wall St., N. Y. City.

COLLIS, LLOYD

Consulting eng'r- b. Philadelphia, Pa., July 4, 1S70;
s. Gen. Charles H. T. and Septima M. (Levy) Collis; ed.
St. Paul's Sch., Concord, N. H.; Columbia Univ., Sch
of Mines, C.E., 1892; unmarried. Ass't eng'r Pa. R. R.,
1893-1894; chief eng'r Tubular Dispatch Co., operating
pneumatic mail tubes in N. Y. City, 1896-1902; 1902,
1909 in constr'n work, principally bridges, water sys-
tems, pavements and sewers, as pres. Lloyd Collis, Inc.
contractors. Consulting eng'r especially City plan-
ning since 1909. Progressive Mem. Rep. Co. Com., Co. of
N. Y., 1S95-1S98; sec. Rep. Co. Com., 1905; veteran 7th
Reg't Co. F. Episcopalian. Mem. Psi Upsilon, Mil.
Order, Loyal Legion. Club: Columbia University. Ad-
dress: 202 E. 29th SL, N. Y. City.

COLMAN, SAMUEL

Artist; b. Portland, Me., Mar. 4. 1832; s. Samuel
(publisher) and Pamela (Chandler) Colman; art ed'n
in Madrid, Venice, Paris and London; m. 1st, Irving-
ton, N. Y., Aug., 1862, Anne L. Dunham; 2d, Newport,
R. I., Sept., 1903, L. M. Gaffney. Asso. Nat Academi-
cian, 1860, Nat. Academician since 1862. Nat. Acad.
Design. One of founders and first pres., 1866-1S67,
Am. Soc. Water Color Painters; charter mem. Soc. Am.
Artists. 1878; mem. N. Y. Etching Club. Pictures In
Met. Museum of Art, Lenox Library, Union League,
Century and Lotos Clubs; latest work is on "Nature's
Harmonic Unity," published by G. P. Putnam's Sons.
Address: 320 Central Park West, N. Y. City.



COLNE, WILLIAM W.

Commission merchant; b Washington D. C, Feb. 17,
1863; ed. public schs., and Georgetown Univ. Came to
Brooklyn, 1881, to take position with French Panama
Canal Co. in capacity of ass't purchasing ag't and re-
mained with that company until 1899; in same year
formed partnership with Thomas Powell, Paris,
France, for the sale of foreign and domestic patents,
with offices in N. Y. City and Paris, being still en-
gaged in that business under firm name of Coln4 &
Co. Elected mem. Assembly on Republican ticket,
1905; re-elected 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909. Mem. Kings
Co. Republican Gen. Com., 11th Assembly Dist. Re-
publican Ass'n, Jamaica Bay Improvement Ass'n, also
several fraternal socs. Club: Congress. Address: 11
Broadway, N. Y. City.

COLNON, AARON J.

Lawyer; b. Potsdam, N. Y., Aug. 5. 1870; s. John W.
and Harriet (Perkins) Colnon; grad. Cornell Univ.,
Litt.B., 1903; LL.B., 1904; m. N. Y. City, 1902, Elizabeth
Diffin. Att'y for Fidelity & Casualty Co., 7 years; pri-
vate practise 10 years; ass't dist. att'y since 1911.
Served In navy on U. S. S. Yankee during the Spanish-
Am. War. Independent Democrat; Roman Catholic-
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Med. Jurisprudence Soc,
T'heta Delta Chi fraternity, Spanish War Veterans,
Knights of Columbus. Recreations: Golf, boating
Clubs: Cornell Univ., Arcanum Yacht. Residence:
434 W. 23d St. Address: Criminal Courts Bld'g, N. Y.
City.

COLT, HARRIS DUNSCOMB

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, March 19, 1861; s. Harris and
Catharine (Dunscomb) Colt; grad. A.B., Yale 1884;
LL.B., Columbia, 1886; m. Flushing, N. Y. 1S94," Eliza-
beth H. Bowne; one son; Harris D. Jr., b. 1901. Student
and .clerk (law) in office of Lord, Day & Lord, 1885-
1891; practised law alone, 1891-1894; then formed firm
of Stearns. Curtis & Colt; now Curtis, Mallet, Prevost
& Colt. Has made specialty of law connected witn
corp'ns and with trust estates and their mg'mt, being
trustee of several large estates and att'y for individ-
uals having real estate interests. Pres. and dir. Hy-
geia Distilled Water Co., Multiple Speed & Traction
Co.; treas. and dir. Hardee Realty Co.; dir. Mortgage
Bond Co. Independent in politics; Episcopalian. Mem.
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.; trustee and sec. of Sevilla
Home for Children; trustee and treas. of Soc. for the
Relief of Half-Orphan and Destitute Children. Clubs:
University, Metropolitan, Grolier, Down Town Ass'n,
Yale. Residence: 515 Park Av. Address: 30 Broad St.,
N. Y. City.

COLT, RUSSELL GRISWOLD

Broker; b. Bristol, R. I., Oct. 1, 1882; s. Samuel Pom-
eroy and Elizabeth (Bullock) Colt; ed. Andover Acad.,
and Yale Univ., 1904; m. Hyde Park, Mass., March 14,
1909, Ethel Barrymore; children: Samuel, b. 1910;
Ethel Barrymore, b. 1912; John Drew, b. 1913. Mem.
firm H. D. Horton Co. Clubs: Yale, Garden City Golf,
Baltusrol Golf, Westchester Country, Cresent Athletic,
Apawamis Golf, American Yacht, Greenwich Country.
Residence: Mamaroneck, N. Y., and 29 E. 61st St. Ad-
dress: 60 Broadway, N. Y. City.

COLT, STOCKTON BEEKMAN

Architect; b. Paterson, N. J.. March 20. 18 63: s. E.
Boudinot and Jane (Borrows) Colt (maternal grand-
mother, Jane Beekman; paternal grandmother, Eliza
Boudinot); grad. Columbia Univ., Ph.B., 1888; m.
Cazenovia, N. Y., Oct. 9, 1901, Beatrice Walburg Bar-
clay, d. Sackett Moore Barclay; children: Stockton
Beekman, Jr., b. 1902; Rutger Barclay, b. 1904; Bea-
trice Boudinot, b. 1905 (died Oct. 28, 1907); Cornelia
Cochrane, b. 1907; Sackett Barclay, b. 1912. Employed
in office of George B. Post, architect, 1888-1904; since
then in private practice. Episcopalian. Mem. Am.
Inst. Architects, Architectural League of N. Y., Soc.
Columbia Univ., Architects. Delta Psl fraternity. Clubs:
St. Anthony (N. Y. City); Elizabeth Town and Country.
Residence: Elizabeth N. J. Address: 40 W. 38th St..
X. Y. City.

COLTON, ARTHUR WILLIS

Author; b. Washington, Conn., May 22, 1868; s. Willis
S. and Lucy P. (Gibson) Colton; ed. The Gunnery Sch.,
Washington, Conn.. 1862-1S86; Yale, A.B., 1S90, Ph.D.,
1S93. Instr. In English, Yale, 1893-1895. Librarian of
University Club, N. Y. City, 1906. Author: Bennie Ben
Cree, 1900 (Doubleday); Delectable Mountains, 1901
(Scribner); Debatable Land, 1901 (Harper); Tioba, 1903
(Holt); Belted Seas, 1905 (Holt); Cruise of the Vio-
letta, 1906 (Holt); Harps Hung Up in Babylon, 1907
(Holt). Clubs: Graduate (New Haven); Yale, Authors
(N. Y. City). Residence: Washington, Conn. Address:
University Club, N. Y. City.



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COLTON, CHARLES HENRY

Catholic bishop of Buffalo; b. N. V. City; s. Patrick
and Teresa Colton; grad. St. Francis Xavier Coll., 1872;
in theology from St. Joseph's Sem Troy, N. Y.; or-
dained to priesthood, June 10, 1876; ass't 1876-188t;;
rector, 1887-1903, St. Stephen's Ch., N. Y. City; chan-
cellor archdiocese of N. Y., 1S94-1903; consecrated
Aug. 24, 1903, bishop of Buffalo. Author: Seedlings;
My Trip to Rome; The Holy Land; Birds and Blos-
soms. Address: 1035 Delaware Av., Buffalo, N. Y.
COLVIN, ADDISON BEECHER

Banker, mf"r, publisher; b. Glens Palls, N. Y., Dec. 15,
185S; s. Col. Hiram K. and Ann M. (Cowles) Colvin; ed.
Glens Falls Acad.; m. Fonda, N. Y., May 16, 1883, Marie
Louise Hees; three daughters. Started Glens Falls Daily
Times, 1879 (first newspaper north of Trov in N. V.i,
and was youngest editor of daily newspaper in U. S.
Organized 1S98, and pres. Glens Falls Trust Co.; pres.
Glens Palls Publishing Co., Empire Real Estate &
Theatre Co., Manchester Lumber Co., chm'n Exec. Com.,
and stockholder First Nat. Bank of Argyle; sec. and
treas. Imperial Timber Holding Co.; owner Colvin
Bld'g, Glens Falls; U. S. Comm'r of Coinage and
Mints; Treas. N. Y. State, 1894-1S98; delegate to Nat.
Republican Conv., 1896; hon. mem. 18th Separate Co.,
Glens Falls. Republican; Presby'n. Life mem. Nat.
Commercial Travellers' Ass'n; mem. Exec. Com. N. Y.
State Trust Companies Ass'n; hon. mem. State Fire-
men's Ass'n; G. A. R.; dir. Crandall Free Library. Clubs:
Saratoga Golf, Glens Falls Country (chm'n Greens
Com.), Glens Falls Automobile (chm'n Traffic Com.).
Residence: 271 Glen St. Address: Glens Falls Trust
Co., Glens Falls, N. Y.

COLVIN, ANDREW

Lawyer; b. New Baltimore, Greene Co., N. Y. April
21, 1869; s. John and Margaret A. (Miller) Colvin: ed.
district school, Albany Acad., Union Univ., Daw Sen..
LL.B., 1891; m. Albany, N. Y., 1891, May Backus; Ad-
mitted to bar, 1891, and engaged in oractiee. Dir.
Beverly Co. Progressive. Mem. Social Prfendship Lodge
741, F. and A. M. Counsel Flatbush Taxpayers' Ass'n;
dir. Greene County Soc, in City of N. Y. Recreations:
Boating, fishing. Clubs: N. Y. Press, Nat. Progressive.
Address: 280 Broadway, N. Y. City.

COLVIN, FRED H.

Mech. eng'r, editor; b. Sterling, Mass., Oct. 5, 1867; s.
Henry F. and Hattie E. (Roper) Colvin; ed. public
schs,. Providence, R. I., and Philadelphia; m. March 3,
1890, Mary K. Loring; children: Charles H., b. March
4, 1893; Henry F., b. March 28, 1898; Roger P., to. Aug.
31, 1901 (d. July 18, 1905). Editor, Machinery, 1S94-1897,
asso. editor Locomotive Engineering, 1897-1902; mn'g
editor, American Machinist. Unitarian. Mem. Am. Soc.
Mech. Eng'rs, Franklin Inst. (Phila), Am. Air Brake
Ass'n. Address: 56 N. Maple Av., East Orange, N. J.
COLVIN, GRATTAN

Lawyer; b. Columbus, Ga., Feb. 5, 1876; s. John
Andrew and Mary J. (Donnelly) Colvin; grad. Univ. of
Georgia, A.B., 1897; Harvard, LL.B., 1900; m. 1911, Mar-
jorie Catchings. Admitted to bar. 1901; since then
practising law in N. Y. City. Democrat. Catholic.
Mem. Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity, Alumni Ass'n,
N. Y. Southern Soc, Univ. of Ga., Alumni Ass'n.
Clubs: Harvard, Catholic. Residence: 229 W. 101st St.
Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

COMAN, CHARLOTTE B.

Landscape painter; b. Waterville, N. Y. ; studied in
Paris with Harry Thompson and Emille Vernier; later
in N. Y. with W. L. Lathrop, and Henrv B. Snell;
widow. Received bronze medal from Calif. Midwinter
Exp'n, 1894; several prizes in Woman's Art Club, in-
cluding the Burgess and Emerson McMillan prizes,
Shaw Memorial prize, 1905; second prize from Wash-
ington Soc. of Artists. Pictures in permanent collec-
tion in Denver, Colo., San Antonio Texas, also in Wm.
L. Evans' collection at Nat. Art Gallery, Washington,
D. C, and Metropolitan Museum, N. Y. City; asso Nat
Acad. Design. Address: 939 Eighth Ave., N. Y. City.

COMEY, JOHN WINTHROP

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Apr. 6, 1877; s. John F. and
Harriet (Grover) Comey; grad. Brown Univ., Ph.B.,
1898, Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1901; unmarried. Formerly
associated with Carter, Hughes & Dwlght, att'vs, and
later att'y for McVickar, Gaillard Realty Co. Counsel
for Comey & Co. (mf'g); dir. Comey Real Estate
Corp'n. Republican; Baptist. Clubs: University. Brown.
Residence: 52 W. 54th St. Address: 584 Broadway N.
Y. City.

COMFORT, ANNA MANNING

Physician; b. Trenton, N. J., Jan. 19, 1S45; d. Alfred
Curling and Elizabeth (Price) Manning; academic
ed'n in Boston, Mass.; grad. N. Y. Med. Coll. tor
Women, M.D., 1865: m Jan. 19, 1871, Prof. George F.



Comfort, LL.D., L.H.D., art educator and inst'n
founder (died May 5. 1910); children: Ralph, Fred-
erick, Arthur, Silas (adopted), Grace (adopted). Was
first woman med. graduate to practice in State or
Conn.; later, lecturer in N. Y. Med. Coll. for Women,
and practitioner as a specialist in gynecology in N y'
City and Syracuse. Traveled extensively in Europe.
1887, and 1891, visiting hosps. and other med. inst'ns.
Pioneer suffrage and clubwoman; mem. Sorosis since
1870. Author: Womans Education and Woman's
Health; contb'r both prose and verse to med. and other
publications. Address: 160 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

COMFORT, WALTER R.

Capitalist; b. Montgomery. N. Y., Sept. 13, 1858; s
Daniel H. and Mary E. (Rockefeller) Comfort; ed.
Montgomery Acad; m. Brooklyn. N. Y., Nov. 10, 1887
Almira LaDue. Pres. and dir. Cloftlin Chem. Co. N.
!:iverside Drive Improvement Co.. Reid Ice Cream Co
pres. mg'r and dir. Robert Reid Co.; pres. Independent
Milk Products Co. of N. J.. Mountain Lake Ice Cream
Co., Mansfield Dairy Co. of Pa., Seminole Fruit &
Land Co., Fla. ; Davis Ice Cream Co., Boston Ice Cream
Co.; treas. New Hampton Ice Cream Co., Suffolk Ice
Co.; treas. and dir. Dairymen's Mf'g Co.; dir. Neapoli-
tan Ice Cream Co., Boston; Aetna Nat. Bank, Delevan
Consolidated Milk Co., N. Y. Milk Exchange. Republi-
can; Methodist. Dir. Drew Theol. Sem. Residence:



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