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Works mg'r Lidgerwood M'f'g Co., Brooklyn; b.
Troy, N. Y., Mar. 25; 1862; s. Silas Lewis and Mary
Elizabeth (Seely) Covell; grad. Sheffield Scientific
Sch., Yale, Ph.B.. 1883; m. Yonkers, N. Y., Jan. 6, 1891,
Bessie May Otis; children: Otis, b. 1892; Bradford, b.
1895; Harold, b. 1897; Margaret, b. 1899. With Yale
& Towne M'f'g Co., Stamford, Conn., 1884-1889;
Lidgerwood M'f'g Co., Brooklyn, since 1889. Dir. Hamil-
ton Bank, Brooklyn. 1892-1896. Mem. Administrative
Council, Nat. Foundry Ass'n, 1900-1902; treas. 1900-
1905; v.-p. 1905-1906; pres. 1906-1907; Nat. Metal
Trades Ass'n, Chm'n Town Corn's, 1888. burgess, 1888,
Stamford, Conn.; mem. Kings County Rep. Com., 1896.
Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Yale Alumni Ass'n of
L. I. Traveled in Europe, July-Dec. 1883; has traveled
extensively in this country. Second lieut. Conn. N. G.,
1884-1889. Episcopalian; vestryman St. Paul's Cn.,
Platbush. Recreations: Shooting and fishing. Clubs:
Midwood (Flatbush), Machinery (N. Y. City). Ad-
dress: 7 E. 19th St., Flatbush, Brooklyn, N. Y.

COVERDALE, WILLIAM HUGH

Consulting eng'r; b. Kingston, Can.. 1871; s. William
Miles and Fannie (O'Neill) Coverdale; grad. Geneva
Coll., A.B.; m. Rockford, 111., June 30, 1911, Harriet
Hinchliff; one s.: William Hugh, Jr., b. April 28, 1912.
Was in eng"ring Dep't Pa. Lines, 9 years; consulting
eng'r, practice N. Y., 10 years. Pres. W. H. Coverdale



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& Co., dir. Standard steel Co. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil
Eng'rs. Clubs: Engineers, Recess. Residence: 127
Riverside Drive. Address: 66 Broadway, N. Y. City.

COVERLY, WILLIAM

Steamship agent; b. Glasgow, Scotland, July 4. 1S40;
s. William and Christiana (Henderson) Coverly; ed.
high sch, Glasgow; m. 1st, N. Y., Jan. 17, 1866, Mar-
garetta Amelia Slamm; children: Lillias Douglass, 'b.
1866; Norma McDonald, b. 1S70; 2d, Aug. 25, 1909, Re-
becca Frances Chapman. Resident partner firm or
Henderson Brothers,' gen. agents for Anchor Line
(Henderson Bros.), Lt'd, N. Y. City and Chicago.
Trustee East River Savings Inst'n; dir. Oregon Smelt-
ing & Refining Co.; pres. Conquest Consolidated Min-
ing Co Episcopalian. Mem. St. Andrew's Soc. Clubs:
N. Y. Yacht, Olympic, Burns (N. Y. City), Atlantic
Yacht (Seagate). Residence: 247 Washington Av
Brooklyn. Address: 19 Broadway, N. Y. City.

COVILLE, LUZERNE

Physician; b. Preston, N. Y., Aug. 16, 1S65; s. Joseph
Addison and Lydia (More) Coville; prep, course, Ox-
ford (N. Y.) Acad., 1882; grad. Cornell Univ., B.S. (In
Natural History), 1886; Coll. Phys. and Surg. (N. .
City), M.D., 18S9; St. Mary's Hosp., Brooklyn, 1890; m.
June, 1S96, N. Y. City, Alice Perkins; one s.: Perkins
Coville, b. 1898. Substitute interne, Bellevue losp.,
1889-1891; staff Bellevue Out-patient Dep't, Vander-
bilt Clinic, Polyclinic, Brooklyn Eye and Ear Hosp.,
Home for Destitute Children, Brooklyn; Central,
Southern and Helping Hand Mission Dispensaries; sp'l
med. examiner, N. Y. State Civil Service Comm'n;
former examiner-in-chief Chenango Mut. Relief Ass'n;
mtm. Physicians' Mut. Aid Ass'n. Lecturer on anatomy
and sec. Cornell Med. Coll., 1898-1900; lecturer on sur-
gery, same, 1900-1903. Mugwump; Unitarian; Mem.
N. Y. State Med. Soc; ex-pres. Tompkins Co. Med. Soc;
ex-mem. Kings Co. and L. I. Med. Soc; mem. TReta
Delta Chi, Nu Sigma Nu, Sigma Xi fraternities. Mason.
Oxford Chapter, Otseningo Consistory. Author: Work
Book in Surgery, 1901-1903; contrb'r to More Family
Hist., The Shield. Recreations: Canadian canoe trips,
genealogy. Clubs: Columbia University (N. Y. City),
Town and Gown (Ithaca). Address: 514 E. Buffalo
St., Ithaca, N. Y.

COVINGTON, GEORGE B.

Lawyer; b. Snow Hill, Worcester Co., Md., June 28,
1868; s. George W. and Sallie (Bishop) Covington;
grad. Princeton Univ., A.B., 1890; A.M., 1893; N. Y.
Law Sch., LL.B. Before studying law prof, mathe-
matics, Macalister Coll., St. Paul, Minn.; admitted to
N. Y. Bar, 1893; since 1894, mem. firm Heyn & Cov-
ington; engaged largely in corp'n and bankruptcy
practice. Director Havana Central R. R. Co., Met.
Casualty Ins. Co. Ex-mem. 7th Reg"t; mem. 7th Reg't
Vet. Ass'n, Maryland Soc N. Y. (one of founders and
sec). Southern Soc. Clubs: Crescent Athletic, Prince-
ton, Press. Address: 60 Wall St., N. Y. City.

COWARD, EDWARD FALES

Playwright; b. N. > Y. City, Sept. 6, 1862; s. Edward
and Ellen S. (Fales) Coward; ed. Lyons Collegiate
Inst, and Columbia Univ., LL.B., 1883; m. Philadel-
phia, Dec. 4, 1890, Mabel Ridgway. Engaged in busi-
ness as broker in stocks and bonds. Amateur actor
for 30 years; formerly dramatic editor N. Y. Evening
Sun for two years, and of N. Y. World for 6 years;
contb'r to The Theatre. Author of plays: Hearts Are
Trumps, Around New York in Eighty Minutes (part
author), The Lady from Chicago (part author),
adapted The Belle's Strategem, etc. Address: 80
Broadway, N. Y. City.

COWEN, SIDNEY J.

Lawyer; b. Albany, N. Y., Feb. 1, 1849; s. Maj.
Patrick Henry (115th N. Y. Vols., and later pres.
Village Saratoga Springs) and Louisa (Beach)
Cowen; of Revolutionary stock, his two great-
grandfathers having been, one a colonel and one a
captain in the Continental Army; g. s. Vice-Chancel-
lor and Supreme Court Judge Esek Cowen. Midship-
man U. S. Navy, 1863; grad. Union Coll., A.B., 1867,
later A.M., completing edn. by a four years' residence
in Germany and France; Albany Law Sch., 1872; also
studied In office of U. S. Senator Ira Harris, of Al-
bany; m. Mrs. Annie F. Witzman, of Philadelphia.
Admitted to bar, 1S72, and practised for some years
at Albany, then came to N. Y. City, where has since
'been engaged in general practice of law. Author:
Cowen on Warrants and Attachments. Ass't corp'n
counsel of N. Y. City, 1889-1896; mem. Union Coll.
Alumni Ass-'n, Sigma Phi Fraternity, Tammany So-
cietv or Columbian Order, Sons of Revolution. Mc-
Kinley Square Liberty Pole & Flag- Ass'n, Masons,
Elks and G. A. R. Residence: 2674 Marion Av Ford-
ham Heights, N. Y. City.



COWLES, ALFRED ABERNETHY

Capitalist, imf'r; b. Torrington, Conn.; s. George P.
and Charlotte (Abernethy) Cowles; ed. Middletown,
Conn., and Paris. France; m. Frances A. Bailey. Pres.
and dir. Ansonla Clock Co., Terraceia Estates, Inc.,
Coronet Phosphate Co.; v.-p. and dir. Am. Brass Co.
Clubs: Union League, Railroad, Greenwich Country.
Residence: The Apthorp, N. Y. City, and Belle Haven,
Conn. Address: 99 John St., N. Y. City.

COWLES, JAMES LEWIS

Economist; b. Farmington, Conn., Sept. 14, 1843; 6.
James and Jane (Lewis) Cowles; ed. New Haven
(Conn.) Mil. Sch., Yale, B.A., 1866; student Yale Law
Sch., 1S86-1S8S; m. in Burke Co., Ga., June 2, 1870,
Martha L. Gwaltney (died 1893). Admitted to Bar of
Conn., 1S8S. Student and writer on economic sub-
jects; contb'r to reviews, magazines, journals and
newspapers on economic topics, especially in rela-
tion to postal reform and railroad problem and asso-
ciated with various reform clubs; sometimes called
"The Father of the Parcel Post." Author: A General
Freight and Passenger Post (3 editions Putnam). Sec
Postal Progress League. Clubs: Cobden (London),
Conn. Reform (sec. 1888). Address: 125 E. 23d St..
N. Y. City.

COWPERTHWAIT, J. HOWARD

Furniture dealer; b. N. Y. City, May 7, 1848; s.
Samuel Newell and Phebe (Morgan) Cowperthwait;
ed. in public schoo's; m. Brooklyn. N. Y., Oct. 25, 1870,
Florence B. Crozier; children: Howard M., Walter B.,
Arthur N. Head of Arm of Cowperthwait & Sons,
established 1807, probably oldest American firm of
only direct male line of the descent, the third and
fourth generations now being partners. Mem. 23d
Rifle Team and. N. Y. State Interstate Team, 1874-
1S75; major and inspector of rifle practice, Old First
Brigade; col. and ass't gen. insp. of rifle practice,
N. Y. State, 1878-80; treas. Nat. Rifle Ass'n, 1879-82.
Has traveled around the world and in most European
countries; amateur lecturer, with illustrations of
travel. Author: Money, Silver and Finance, used in
campaigns against silver in 1896 and 1900, and fav-
orably reviewed by leading papers of the U. S. ; Sep-
arate Reserve Associations, suggesting the utilization
of clearing house ass'ns to provide emergency cur-
rency, being substitute for Aldrich plan and protest
against its adoption; amateur lecturer on currency
and finance. Mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce, mem.
of its Arbitration Com.: mem. N. Y. Merchants' Ass'n
and of its Banking and Currency Com. Recreations:
Travel, trout fishing, motoring. Clubs: Lotos, Hard-
ware, Wyandanch. Address: 193 Park Row, N. Y. City.

COX, ARCHIBALD

Lawyer; b. Smyrna, Delaware; s. Rowland and
Fanny" Cummins (Hill) Cox; ed. St. Paul's School,
Concord, N. H.; Harvard Coll., A.B., 1896; Harvard
Daw Sch., LL.B., 1899. Engaged in practice of law in
N. Y. City, has conducted many important cases re-
lating to trademarks and unfair competition in busi-
ness, patents and copyrights in N. Y. and other States.
Address: 253 Broadway, N. Y. City.

COX, CHARLES FINNEY

Railway officer; b. Staten Island, N. Y., Jan. 16,
1S46; s. Jacob Dolson and Thedia Redelia (Kenyon)
Cox, and brother of late Gen. Jacob D. Cox, formerly
gov. of Ohio; an alumnus of Oberlin Coll., O., class of
1869, and received M.A., 1889 (now one of trustees);
m. Port Richmond, S. I., N. Y April 30, 1878, Helen
Mlddlebrook Fake; one d., wife of Dr. Edwin B. Jenks,
of Yonkers, N. Y. Engaged in business in Wall St..
1867-1875, and 1882-1885: has been officially connected
with Vanderbilt railroads since 1875; dir. of several
of those companies, and treas of all N. Y. Central lines
west of Buffalo, including Lake Shore & Michigan
Southern R'v, Michigan Central R. R., Cleveland, Cin-
cinnati, Chicago & St. Louis (Big Four) R'y, New
York, Chicago & St. Louis (Nickel Plate) R. R., Lake
Erie & Western R. R., Chicago, Indiana & Southern
R. R., Cincinnati Northern R. R., the Peoria & Eastern
R. R., Canada Southern R'y, Toronto, Hamilton &
Buffalo R'v; also pres. and trustee Am. Safe Deposit
Co. of N. Y. ; pres. N. Y. Acad.. Sciences; treas. N. Y.
Botanical Garden since 1S98. and one of b'd of scien-
tific dirs. Fellow A.A.A.S.. Royal Microscopical Soc.
of London; ex-pres. N. Y. Microscopical Society:
mem. Linnsean Soc. of N. Y.. Am. Fine Arts Soc,
Exec. Com. and Council of Charity Organization Soc,
and until recently chm'n of its Com. on Prevention
of Tuberculosis; one of founders and one of trustees
Provident Loan Soc: prominent In Y. M. C. A. mat-
ters since 1867, being mem. of Internat. Com. and of
com. on work for railroad men. Author: Protoplasm
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collection of books; has made researches in micro-
scopical botany and zooloey. Club: Torrey Botanical.
Address: Grand Central Sta., N. Y. City.

COX, CHARLES N.

Physician; b. Wertsville, N. J., May 27, 1859; s.
Samuel L. and Sarah D. (Rowland) Cox; ed. Bucknell
Univ.; grad. Univ. Pa., M.D., 1883; m. Marlboro, N. J.,
1881. Dora E. Herbert; children: Emily M. (Mrs. Alonzo
C. Bell); Carl Herbert (deceased); Marion E., b. 1893.
In gen. practise 7 years after graduation; practise,
since 1890. devoted exclusive?y to diseases of throat,
nose and ear; laryngol. surgeon, Bushwlck Hosp.,
Brooklyn; aural surgeon, Brooklyn Eye and Ear Hosp.;
consulting otologist and laryngologist to L. I. Coll.
Hosp.; consulting throat and ear surgeon to Bethany
Deaconess' Hosp.; consulting (aural) surgeon, St.
Mary's Hosp., Jamaica; councilor L. I. Hosp. Med.
Coll.; ex-v.-p. N. Y. Physicians' Mut. Aid Ass'n.
Cap't and ass't surgeon 47th Reg't, N. G. N. Y., 1889-
1891; maj. and surgeon, 1891-1895. Independent Re-
publican; Baptist. Mason. Mem. Am. Otol. Soc, Am.
Laryngol., Rhinol. and Otol. Socs., N. Y. State Med. Soc,
N. Y. Acad. Medicine, and Kings Co. Med. Soc. (treas..
1890-1900; v-p., 1902-1903; pres., 1903-1904); Brooklyn
Med Soc, Brooklyn Pathol. Soc Recreation: Country
life and aquatic sports. Clubs: Union League, Univer-
sity, Lake Hopatcong (N. J.) Yacht. Address: 257 Jef-
ferson Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

COX, HENRY M.

Clergyman; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1854; s James B. and
Emily E. (Miller) Cox; grad. Rutgers Coll.. A.B., 1876,
A.M., 1879; Theol. Sem. Reformed Ch. in America, New
Brunswick, N. J.; m. Brooklyn, 1886, Lizzie Randall
Burst; children, Henry Randall, Prances Sheldon.
Emilv Miller, Elizabeth Howard. Pastor S. Bergen
Reformed Ch., Jersey City, 1879-1882; Herkimer (N. Y.)
Reformed Ch., 1882-1890; Union Reformed Ch., High-
bridge, N. Y 1890-1899; in charge of Prospect Hill
Reformed Cln, N. Y. City, for several years; Reformed
Ch., Harrington Park, N. J., since 1911. V.-p. B'd Pub-
lication Reformed Ch. in America, Ass'n of Phi Beta
Kappa Alumni in N. Y., Empire State Soc, S. A. R., N.
Y. State Hist. Ass'n. Olub: Rutgers. Address: Har-
rington Park, N. J.

COX, HUGH MICHAEL

Physician and surgeon; b Cochecton, Sullivan Co.,
N. Y., Dec. 16, 1877; s. Patrick and Rose A. (Gallagher)
Cox; ed. Port Jervis Union Schs. and Port Jervis High
Seh. until 1898; Albany Med. Coll. (Union Univ), M.D.,
in 1902; married. Interne Troy Hosp., Troy, N. Y.,
1902-1903; ass't gynecologist Woman's Hosp. Roman
Catholic. Lecturer for N. Y. Soc. in First Aid. Mem.
Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, N. Y. County
Med. Ass'n, Harlem Med. Ass'n, Harlem B'd of Com-
merce, Am. Irish Hist. Soc, Physicians' Mut. Aid Soc,
Lodge of Elks, Knights of Columbus, Royal Arcanum,
Woodmen, Maccabees and others. Address: 285 St.
Nicholas Av., N. Y. City.
COX, KENYON

Artist, painter; b. Warren, O., Oct. 27, 1856; s. Gen.
Jacob Dolson Cox and Helen (Finney) Cox, d. Pres
C. G. Finney of Oberlin Coll.; studied for some years
in Cincinnati and one year in Pa. Acad. Fine Arts,
Philadelphia; 1877-1882 in Paris, most of the time at
the Ecole des Beaux Arts, under Gerome; honorary
A.M., Yale, 1910, Litt.D., Oberlin, 1912; m. Belmont,
Mass., 1892, Louise King; children: Leonard, b. 1894;
Allyn, b. 1896; Caroline, b. 1898. Took up residence In
N. Y. City, 18S3, where has since pursued profession;
awarded medals at various exb'ns, including gold
medal La Purchase Exp'n, 1904, and Medal of Honor
for mural painting, Architectural League of N. Y.,
1910; examples of mural paintings at Walker Art
Gallery, Bowdoin Coll.; Library of Congress; Appellate
Court, N. Y. City; State capitol, St. Paul, Minn.; State
capitol. Des Moines, la.; and in other public Md'gs.
Modelled one of statues on Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and
Sciences; prof, painting, Columbia Univ. Author: Old
Masters and New (Fox, Duffield & Co.), 1905, Painters
and Sculptors (Duffield & Co.), 1907, The Classic Point
of View (Charles Scribner's Sons), 1911, and of many
critical articles and reviews on art in leading periodi-
cals. Mem. Nat. Acad. Design, Nat. Soc. Mural Paint-
ers, Architectural League, N. Y. Nat. Inst. Arts and
Letters, and Am. Acad. Arts and Letters. Club: Lotos.
Residence: 134 E. 67th St., N. Y. City; (summer),
Windsor, Vt.

COX, LOUISE

Artist, painter; b. San Francisco, Calif., June 23,
1805; d. James and Anna (Stott) King; studied art at
Nat. Acad. Design and Art Students' League of N. Y.,
mainly with Kenvon Cox; m. Belmont, Mass., 1892,
Kenyon Cox; children: Leonard, b. 1894; Allyn, b. 1S96;
Caroline, u. 1898. Painter of portraits and of figure



subjects; awarded 3d Hallgarten prize, Nat. Acad.
Design. Summer residence: Windsor, Vt. Residence:
1900; silver medal, Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo, 1902; Julia
Shaw memorial prize. Soc. Am. Artists, 1903: silver
medal. La. Purchase Exp'n, 1904; asso. mem. Nat. Acad.
Design. Summer residence: Windsor, Vt. Residence:
134 E. 67th St., N. Y. City.

COX, PALMER

Artist and author; b. Granby (P. Q.), Can.. April 28,
1S40: s. Michael and Sarah Miller Cox; grad. Granby
Acad.; unmarried. Removed to Springfield, Mass., in
1800, and entered car shops of T. W. Wason; went to
Calif., 1863, remaining until 1875; contb'r to Golden
Era, Alta-Californian. and other Calif, publications;
since 1875 in N. Y. City; has written and illustrated
many humorous books. Author: Squibs of California,
or Every Day Life, illustrated, 1875, subsequently re-
written and published as Comic Yarns, 1889; Hans
von Peter's Trip to Gotham, 1876; How Columbus
Found America. 1877; That Stanley. 1878; The Brow-
nies, Their Book, 1887; Queer People, 1888; Queer
People with Wings and Strings, 1888; Queer People
with Paws and Claws, 1888; Another Brownie Book,
1890; The Brownies at Home. 1893: The Brownies
Around the World, 1894; The Brownies Through the
Union, 1895; The Brownies Abroad, 1899; The Brow-
nies in Fairyland, cantata in three acts for children,
1895; Palmer Cox's Brownies, spectacular play in three
acts, 1895: The Brownies in the Philippines, 1903;
Brownie Clown in Brownie Town. 1907; The Browrties'
Latest Adventures, 1910; The Brownies' Many More
Nights; designer of toys and games, the Brownie
blocks. Brownie scroll puzzles. Brownie nine-pins,
Brownie portrait gallery, Brownie Calendar or Year
Book, etc. Mem. Masonic order, U. S. Geog. Soc.
Washington, D C. ; League Am. Wheelmen. Traveled
extensively in U. S. and Europe. Republican: Episco-
palian. Recreations: Wheeling, fishing, traveling. Ad-
dress: 122 W. 23d St. N. Y. City.

COX, ROBERT LYNN

Lawyer; b. on farm in 111 . Nov. 27. 1865; ed. in pub-
lic schs. of 111. ; removed to Buffalo, 1885, and served as
clerk and sup't In mf'g establishment: studied law
and grad. Univ. of Buffalo, LL.B.; m. Buffalo, N. Y
1890, Margaret C. McKenna. Began practise of law
alone, but later took partners, firm being Cox, Kimball
& Stowe. Republican; elected mem. N. Y. Assembly,
1903, 1904. 1905. 1906; in 1906 was appt'd ch'm Judi-
ciary Com., second mem. Insurance Com. and mem.
Cities Com.: in 1905 was active mem. Joint Legislative
Com. appt'd to investigate the life Ins. companies of
N. Y. Retired from Legislature at end of 1906; appt'd
att'y and sec. of Ass'n of Life Insurance Presidents.
N. Y., Feb., 1907. Upon death of Grover Cleveland,
1908, succeeded him as chief executive officer of ass'n,
undeT title of gen. counsel and mg'r. Royal Arch
Mason, Odd Fellow. Mem. Phi Delta Phi fraternity,
Ass'n Bar Citv of N. Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Clubs:
Buffalo (Buffalo, N. Y.). Manhattan, Republican (N.
Y.), Montclair Athletic, Montclair Golf (Montclair. N.
J.). Address: 1 Madison Av., N. Y. ,City.
COX, ROWLAND, JR.

Phvsician; b. Smyrna, Del.. July 11, 1872; s. Row-
land and Fanny Cummins (Hill) Cox; grad. Columbia
Univ, M.D., 1898; m. Dec. 11, 1901. Mabel Louise Jud-
son; one son: Rowland, b. Sept. 23, 1902. Mem. Zeta
Xi: ex-mem. Squadron A, N. G. N. Y. Address: 287
Broadway, Paterson, N. J.

COX, STEPHEN J.

Dawver; ,b. Cranford. N. J., Oct. 27. 1871; s. Stephen
J and Marv T. (Rav) Cox; grad. N. Y. Law Seh., LL.B.,
cum laude, 1893; m. Cranford. N. J., April 27, 1898, Ada
L. Grand (formerly of Toronto. Can.). Practice re-
lates principally to patent, trade-mark and corpora-
tion law. in Federal courts. Democrat; advocate of
radical polit. reforms. Dir. and officer in numerous
corp'ns. Presbv'n. Recreations: Golf, fishing, hunt-
ing. Address: 271 Broadway, N. Y. City.

COXE, ALFRED CONKLING

Jurist; b. Auburn, N. Y.; s. Rev. S. Hanson and
Eliza Cockburn (Conkling) Coxe; ed. Oxford Acad.,
Utica Acad., Hamilton Coll.; (LL.D. Columbia Univ.);
m. Utica, N. Y., Mariette A. Doolittle. Mg'r State
tlosp., Utica. 1880; judge U. S. Dist. Court. Northern
Dist. N. Y., 1882-1903; judge U. S. Circuit Court. Sec-
ond Circuit, since 1903. Republican; Episcopalian.
Club: University (N. Y. City). Address: P. O. Bld'g,
N. Y. City.
COXE, HANSON CLEVELAND

Am. deputy consul gen. Paris, France; b. Baltimore.
Md.; s. A. Cleveland Coxe (late bishop Western N. Y.)
and Katharine (Hyde) Coxe; grad. Trinity Univ.. To-
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Lawyer and Journalist; for many years on staff Paris
edition N. T. Herald; sec. naval and mil. attaches Am.
Embassy, Paris: entered consular service, 1903. Mem.
N. Y. Bar, U. S Supreme Court, decorated bv French
Gov't as Officier 8" Academic and as Officler d e ^in-
struction publique for publications on French law;
mem. S. A. R. Author: Manual of French Law (Bren-
tano's) ; Droit Americain; Automobile Regulations,
Coxe's Foreign Laws, contributor to various law
magazines Address: Am. Consulate General, Paris.
France.

COXE, MACGRANE

Lawyer; b Huntsville, Ala., May 20. 1859; s. Robert
E. and Eliza (Davies) Coxe; grad. Yale, A.B., 1879;
Columbia, LL.B., 18S1; (hon. A.M., Yale, 1908); m. Aug.
28, 1SSS. Lena Townsend Crawford, of N. Y.; children:
Caroline Townsend, Eleanor Crawford, Elizabeth Da-
vies, Peter T. In practice at N. Y. since 1881; ass't
U. S. dist. att'y. Southern Dist., N. Y., 18S5-1S89; appt'd
U. S. comm'r U. S. Circuit Court for same dist., Dec.
1, 1889; U. S. minister to Guatemala and Honduras,
1896-1897, U. S. referee in bankruptcy since Dec. 5,
1S99. Lecturer on law and practice in 'bankruptcy,
Yale Univ., since 190(5. Mem. B'd Visitors U. S. Naval
Acad., 1908. Mem. Southern Soc. Clubs: Manhattan,
Down Town Ass'n, Church (N. Y. City), -Metropolitan
i Washington. D. C.). Residences: "Sterling Manor,"
Southfields, Orange Co., N. Y., and 170 W. 59th St.,
N. Y. City. Address: Woolworth Bld'g, 233 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

CRAGIN, EDWIN BRADFORD

Obstetrician, gynecologist; b. Colchester, Conn., Oct.
23, 1859; s. Edwin Timothy and Ardelia Ellis (Spar-
row) Cragin; grad. Yale, "A.B., 1882, honorary A.M.,
1907; Coll. Phys. and Surg.. N. Y. City, M.D., 1886; m.
Colchester, Conn., May 23, 18S9, Mary R. Willard; chil-
dren: Miriam Willard. b. 1890; Alice Gregory, b. 1893;
Edwin Bradford, Jr., b. 1900. Engaged in practise ot
medicine since 1S86. Prof, obstetrics and gynecology,
Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y. City; attending obstetri-
cian and gynecologist, Sloane Hosp. for Women; con-
sulting obstetric surgeon City Maternity, Italian, and
N. Y. Nursery and Childs Hosp.; and consulting gyne-
cologist Prestby'n Hosp., N. Y., Roosevelt Hosp.. N. Y.,
Lincoln Hosp., N. Y., St. Luke's Hosp., Newburgh, N. Y
and N. Y. Infirmary for Women and Children. Mem.
N. Y. Acad. Med., N. Y. Obstet. Soc, Am. Gynecol. Soc,
N. Y. Med. and Surg. Soc, N. Y. Co. Med. Soc, Am.
Med. Ass'n, Med. Ass'n of Greater N. Y. ; ass't gyne-
cologist, Roosevelt Hosp., 1889-1899; sec. Coll. Phys.
and Surg., 1895-1899; prof, obstetrics, Coll. Phys. and
Surg., since 1S99; prof, gynecology, same, since 1904.
Republican; Presby'n. Clubs: Universitv, Yale, Bar-
nard. Address: 10 W. 50th St., N. Y. City.

CRAIG, WILLIAM BERRY

Lawyer; b. San Francisco, Calif.. Nov. 23, 1876; s.
Hon. William and Ruth Hairston (Thompson) Craig;
grad. Univ. of Calif., Berkeley. Ph.B., class 1899; Hast-
ings Coll. of Law, San Francisco, LL.B.. 1900; m. San
Simeon, Calif., Aug. 8, 1902, Katherine Thornton Tay-
lor Schultz (widow of Carl H. Schultz, Jr., of N. Y.),
writer of short stories for N. Y. magazines. Practised
law in San Francisco until 1903; moved to Nevada, and
in fall of 1904 elected dist. att'y of Washoe Co., re-
signed, 1906, and declined Republican nomination for
att'y-gen. of Nevada. Moved to N. Y., 1906, engaged
in practise of law. Mem. Bars of Calif., Nevada and
N. Y., and Supreme Court of U. S. Episcopalian. Mem.
Univ. of California Chapter, Kappa Alpha fraternity,
N. Y. Kappa Alpha Alumnae, Univ. of Calif. Alumnse,
Calif. Soc. of N. Y., S. A. R.; Mason. Kecreations:
Shooting, horseback-riding, swimming. Residence:
Hotel San Rafael, 65 W. 45th St. Address: 2 Wall St.,
N. Y. City.

CRAIN, THOMAS C. T.

Jurist; b. N. Y. City, May 25, I860; s. Dunham Jones
and Hannah Ann (Crocker) Crain; ed. in Germany,
England and Italy; m. N. Y. City, Jan. 2, 1893, Agnes
Boone, d. of Richard H. and Ada (Semmes) Clarke.
Began professional work in law office of Piatt & Bow-
ers; mem. firm Kenneson, Crain & Ailing; afterward
Kenneson, Crain, Emley & Rutiino, later practising
alone. Traveled for seven years in Europe; was U. S.
vice and deputy consul at Milan. Italy; sec. to mayor
of N. Y. City.; city chamberlain N. Y. City; comm'r for
acquiring lands for St. Nicholas Park; comm'r for ex-
tension of rapid transit to Brooklyn; deputy att'y gen.
State of N. Y.; comm'r of tenements, N. Y. City. Upon
resigning as tenement house comm'r received a lov-
ing cup and engrossed resolution from officers ana
force in dep't, 413 persons out of a total of 420 on the
roll of dep't uniting in the presentation, and of the
413 all but fifteen were appointees of a preceding ad-



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