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ministration; elected judge Court of Gen. Sessions for



term ending Dec 31, 1920. Democrat; chmn Demo-
Citj Conv. of N. Y. City, 1903. Episcopalian.
Mem v-.'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. Stati
Tammany Soc, N Y. Literary Ass'n. ClU'bs: Amster-
dam Democratic, Church, Canoe, Brook, country. Ad-
dress: Criminal court B'ldg., N. Y. City.

CRAM, J. SERGEANT

Public Service comm'r, lawyer; b. N. Y. City; ed. St.
Paul's Scli., N. II.; grad. Harvard Univ., Harvard Law
Sen., LL.B Served as Dock comm'r, anil [ires, dock
B'd. Appt'd public service comm'r Democrat. Address:
17 Ci aar St., N. Y. City.
CRAMPTON, C. WARD

Physician tra : ning, physician: b. N. Y. City, May 26,
1S77; s. il.-nry Edward and Dorcas (Miller) Crampton;
ed. Coll. City of N. Y. and Columbia Univ. (Coll. Phys.
and Surg.), M.D., 1000; m. N. Y. City June 4, 1000,
Grace Tully. Physical di-. High Sch. of Commerce,
1001-1005; appt'd ass't dir. physical training, N. Y.
public schools, Nov. 1, 1005; appt'd dir. physical train-
ing, N. Y., Oct. 1908; lecturer Olympic Congress, St.
Louis, 1004; winner of Olympic Thesis Competition
(gold medal); thesis entitled "The Recent Investiga-
tions in Science of Physical Training;" engaged in re-
rearch in physiological age. and blood pressure tests
of efficiency. Author of various articles and books on"
physical training, hygi' ne, play, folk dancing; editor
Crampton Hygiene Series. Mem. Dutch Reformed Ch. ;
mem. and ex-pres. Physical Ed'n Soc. of N. Y. and
Vicinity; Pres. Nat. Pub. Sch. Physical Ed'n Soc; mem.
Council Am. Physical Ed'n Soc, N. Y. Co. Med. Soc, N.
Y. State Med. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Nat. Edn'l Ass'n,
fellow A.A.A.S.. fellow Am. Acad. Physical Training.
Mem. Soc Experimental Biology and Medicine, Am.
Sch. Hygiene Ass'n, Theta Nu Epsilon, Phi Sigma
Kappa. Sec. Public Schs. Athletic League. Address:
500 Park Ave., N. Y. City.
CRAMPTON, HENRY EDWARD

Prof, zoology. Columbia Univ.; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 5.
1875- s. Henrv Edward (M.D.) and Dorcas M. (Millier)
Crampton; ed. public and private sens., N. Y. City,
Coll. City of N. Y., Columbia Coll., A.B., 1803, Ph.D.,
1899; m. N Y. City, Oct. 27, 1S96, Marion Maud Tully;
children: Helen Marion, b. June 8, 1S08; Henry Ed-
ward, Jr. b. Oct. 27. 1006. Ass't in biology, Columbia
Univ., 189^3-1895; instr. biology, Mass. Inst. Technology,
1895-1896; fellow zoology, 1896-1S97; lecturer, tutor and
instr., 1S97-1001, Columbia Univ.; adjunct prof. Faculty
of Pure Science and of Barnard Coll.. 1901-1004: prof,
zoology, same, since 1904; instr. embryology. Woods
Hole Biol. Laboratory, 1895-1902; ir.str. (in charge)
Cold Spring Harbor Biol. Laboratory, 1903-1006. Asso.
mem. staff Carnegie Inst'n sta for Experimental Evo-
lution, Cold Spring Harbor. Curator of Inv. Zonl. Am.
Museum of Natural History, 1909. Trcveled in Society
Islands. S. Pacific, 1006, 1907, 1008, 1900, South America,
1911. Independent in politics. Fellow N. l . Acad.
Sciences (formerly v. -p. and recording sec, now corr.
sec )' fellow A.A.A.S., Am. Ethnol. Soc, mem. Am. Soc.
Naturalists. Am. Soc. Morphologists. Soc. for Experi-
mental Biology and Medicine, Am. Fisheries Soc. ; mem.
Theta Delta Chi, Sigma Xi, Alumni Ass'n of Columbia
Univ. Clubs: Columbia University, Quill. Address:
Columbia Univ., N. Y. City.
CRANDALL, ARTHUR FITZ JAMES

Editoi; b. EaJton, N. Y., Aug. 11, 1S54; s. Henry Sar-
gent and Mary Caroline (Mills) Crandall; ed. public
schs., acad, at Greenwich, N. Y., and Cornell Univ.,
class of 1877; studied at Art Students' League, N. Y.
City, under Walter Shirlaw, J. S. Hartley and W. M.
Chase; m. Orwell, Vt Jan. 1, 1802. Marion Stevens;
children: Helen Russell, b. 1893; Marion Frances, b.
1900. Order clerk, N. Y. Custom House. 1S76-18S0, under
Collectors Arthur and Merritt; portrait painting, writ-
ing for newspapers and periodicals, reporting and edi-
torial work on N. Y. Commercial Advertiser, 1882-1891;
news editor. N. Y. Evening Post since 1S91. Residence:
Belair Road, S. I., N. Y. Address: Care The Evening
Post, N. Y. City.
CRANDALL, FLOYD MILFORD

Physician editor; b. Belfast. N. Y., May 2, 1S5S; s.
Charles Milford (M.D.) and Deborah J. (Wood) Cran-
dall; grad. Geneseo Normal Coll., 1S80; Univ. Med.
Coll. of N. Y., M.D., 1884. Interne Bellevue Hosp., 1S84-
1885; attending physician, Bellevue Dispensary, 1SS6-
1S89; Northwestern Dispensary. 18S9-1890; surgeon N.
Y. Skin and Cancer Hosp., 1S90-1S95; visiting physician
Children's Hosp., 1895-1898; Minturn Hosp., 1S07-1899;
consulting physician Infants' and Children's Hosps..
since 1898. Lecturer on diseases of children, 1889-1893;
adjunct prof, since 1893, N. Y. Polyclinic. On editorial
staff N. Y. Med. Journal, 1889-1893; mn'g editor, Gail-
lard's Med. Journal, 1S93-1S95; editor Archives of
Pediatrics, 1S95-1901. Mem. Am. Pediatric Soc, Am.



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



Med. Ass'n, Am. Geog. Soc, Civil Service Ref. Ass'n, N.
Y. State Hist. Soc, N Y. State Med. Soc, N. Y. County
Med. Soc. (pres. 1906), N. Y. Acad. Medicine (pres. Sec-
tion on Pediatrics, 1895), Harvey Med. Soc, West End
Soc. (pres. 1895); Soc. Alumni Bellevue Hosp. (pres.
1910); mem. N. Y. State B'd Med. Examiners. Author:
How to Keep Well, 1903; also about sixty med. mono-
graphs and papers. Address: 113 W. 95th St., N. Y
City.

CRANDALL, WILLIAM S.

Publisher; b. Alfred, Allegany Co., N. Y., March 5,
1863; s. William S. and Lucy L. (Averell) Crandall; ed.
Haverling Union High Sch., Bath, N. Y., Genesee Wes-
leyan Sem., Lima, N. Y.; theoi. course of 4 vears in
the Genesee Conf, M. E. Churoh; m. Coudersport, Pa.,
Dec. 13, 1887, Jessica Jervis, youngest d. Rev. Dr. K.
P. Jervis. Served as minister in Genesee Conference,
1886-1899; withdrew from Conf. and from M. E. Church,
1899; joined Unitarian Ch. same year. Editor City
Government, afterward called Municipal Journal and
Engineer, 189S-1905. Independent; Unitarian. Trustee
Am. Inst, for Scientific Research, N. Y. City; mem.
Council Am. Soc. for Psychical Research; mem. League
of Am. Municipalities, Am. Soc. Municipal Improve-
ments, Am. Public Health Ass'n. Clubs: National Arts,
Hardware. Address: Tribune Bld'g, N. Y. City.

CRANDELL, HENRY LEWIS

Banker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 1, 1861; s. Lewis R.
and Phoebe H. (Bradley) Crandell; m. Stony Brook, L.
I., May 21, 1889. Etta M. Lockwood; four children. V.-
p. and dir. Bank of L. I.; dir. Robert W. Higbie Co.
Progressive; Methodist Episcopalian. Address: Ja-
maica, L. I., N. Y.

CRANDELL, WALTER S.

Stock broker; b. Chatham, N. Y., 1879; s. Homer and
Mary (Hawley) Crandell: grad. Cornell Univ., LL.B.,
1901; m. Kinderhook, N. Y., 1909, Bess Bain; one son:
Walter Bain, b. 1911. Admitted to N. Y. State bar,
1901; mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange. Sec, treas. and dir.
U. S. Light & Heating Co.; sec. and dir. Des Moines &
Ft. Dodge R. R. Co.; dir. Mo., Kans. & Texas R'y Co.,
Great Western Power Co., Iowa Central R'y Co. Mem.
Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity. Clubs: Republican, Cor-
nell Univ., Columbia Yacht Lawyers, Railroad. Resi-
dence: 375 West End Ave. Address: 25 Broad St., N. Y.
Oity.

CRANE, ALBERT S.

Civil eng'r; b. Addison, N. Y., May 30, 1868; s. Albert
G. and Julia A. (Holden) Crane; grad. Cornell Univ.,
Coll. Civil Eng ring, 1891. Ass't eng'r, City of Newton,
Mass., 1892; U. S. ass't eng'r Washington, D. C, 1895;
ass't eng'r Dep't City Works, Brooklyn, N. Y.,
1895-1898; chief eng'r The Lake Superior Power
Co., Sault Ste. Marie, 1901; principal ass't eng'r
Chicago Drainage Canal, 1903; now v.-p. The J. G.
White Eng'ring Corp'n, N. Y. City. Mem. Am. Soc. Civ.
Eng'rs, Western Soc. Eng'rs, Boston Soc. Civ. Eng'rs.
Mem. Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs; mem. Chi Psi fraternity.
Clubs: Engineers, Lawyers, Marine and Field, (N. Y.
City), Engineers (Brooklyn), Engineers (Chicago). Ad-
dress: 43 Exchange PI.. N. Y. City.

CRANE, BRUCE

Artist; b. N. Y. City, 1857; s. Solomon and Leah
(Gillespie) Crane, ed. in N. Y. City and Paris, France.
Landscape artist; first exhibition of pictures at Nat.
Acad. Design in 1879; Nat. Academician since 1902.
Mem. Soc. Am. Artists, Am. Water Color Soc. Awards:
Webb Prize; bronze medal, Paris Exp'n, 1900; silver
medal, Pan-Am. Exp'n, 1901; silver medal, Carolina
Exp'n; gold medal, Nat. Acad.; gold medal, La. Pur-
chase Exp'n, 1904; Carnegie Inst. Prize, 1909; gold
medal, Nat. Acad., 1912. Mem. Artist Fund Soc. Re-
creations: Farming, fishing. Clubs: Lotus, Salma-
gundi, Nat. Arts, MacDowell. Address: Bronxville,
N. Y. City.

CRANE, C. AUSTIN

Civil eng'r; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 18, 1873; s. Warren
Cady and Caroline E. (Cleveland) Crane; attended
Columbia Univ., 1891-1892; Lehigh Univ., 1893; m. N.
Y. City, Dec. 5, 1906, F. Edna Montgomery; children:
Caroline C, b. 1907; Edna M., b. 1910. On eng'ring
corps in construction of Erie tunnel at Edgewater,
N. J., 1893-1894; in employ N. Y. City, 1894-1903, on
construction of Harlem River Speedway, Bronx Park:
Jerome Park Reservoir; consulting eng'r since 1903;
sec. since 1908, and organizer Gen. Contractors' Ass'n.
Lecturer at Columbia Univ., on contracts and specifi-
cations. Mem. Am. Soc Civil Eng'rs, Municipal Eng'rs.
City of N. Y., Beta Theta Pi fraternity, Sons of Revo-
lution; Mason. Clubs: Manhattan, Engineers. Resi-
dence: 535 W. 141st St. Address: 51 Chambers St.,
N. Y. City.



CRANE, CLINTON H.

Naval architect, marine eng'r; b. Englewood N J
1873; s. Jonathan H. and Elizabeth C. (Hoadley) 'Crane;
grad. Harvard Univ., A.B.; Glasgow Univ., Dep't of
Naval Architecture; m. N. Y. City, 1900, Rebecca Riggs.
Mem. firm Tams Lemoine & Crane; chm'n Exec. Com.
St. Joseph Lead Co.; pres. Heroine Co. Mem. Am. Soc.
of Naval Architects & Marine Eng'rs; British Inst.
Naval Architects; trustee St. John's Guild. Clubs:
Century, University, Harvard, N. Y. Yacht, Seawan-
haka-Corinthian Yacht. St. Andrews Golf, Rockaway
Hunt, Downtown. Residence: Hewlett, L. I. Address:
52 Pine St., N. Y. City.

CRANE, FREDERICK

Artist, mf'r; b. Bloomfleld, N. J.; s. Jason and Ama-
rintha (Dodd) Crane; m. Dydia D. Hale. Contb'r to
annual exb'ns; lived abroad several years; founded
Frederick Crane Chemical Co., Birmingham, England.
Mem. Muncipal Arts Soc, N. Y. Hist. Soc. Clubs: City,
Salmagundi. Residences: Gainsborough Studios, 222
Central Park S, N. Y. City, and Dorset, Vt.

CRANE, FREDERICK EVAN

Justice of the Supreme Court; b. Brooklyn, N. Y.,
March 2, 1869; s. Frederick H. and Mary E. (Jones)
Crane; ed. Adelphi Acad, and Columbia Coll. Law Sch.,
LL.B., 1889; m. Montreal, Canada, 1893, Gertrude Cra-
ven; children: Dorothy B., b. 1895; Ralph, b. 1897.
Admitted to bar, 1889; ass't dist. att'y of Kings Co.,
1896, but resigned to return to the practise of law in
the firm of Dailey, Bejl & Crane. Elected county
judge of Kings County, 1901, and served in that office
until elected, Nov., 1906, a justice of the Supreme Court'
of N. Y., Second Dist., for term expiring Dec. 31 1920.
Republican. Clubs: Brooklyn, Crescent Athletic.
Union League (Brooklyn). Address: 854 Prospect
Place, Brooklyn, N. Y.

CRANE, GEORGE FRANCIS

Banker, ins. official; b. Boston, April 21, 1852; s.
Dr. P. M. and Susan (Hooker) Crane; ed. in public
schs.; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 9, 1888, Katharine P. Oliver;
children: Katharine A., William D. Partner in firm
Baring, Magoun & Co., bankers, many years; now re-
tired. Pres. Columbia Ins. Co.; v.-p. Seaman's Bank
for Savings; dir. Trinity Corp'n, Pelican Assurance
Co., Commercial Pacific Co., Associated Merchants Co.,
United Dry Goods; trustee, Union Marine Insurance
Co., Phoenix Assurance Co., Lt'd, London; Royal Ex-
change Assurance Co. Mem. N. E. Soc, N. Y. Botanical
Garden, Met. Museum of Art. Dir. St. Luke's Hosp.
Clubs: Union League, Riding, Church, Garden City
Golf, Salmagundi, Nat. Golf Links of America, Royal
Dornoch Golf, Nayasset (Springfield, Mass.). Resi-
dence: 16 W. 12th St. Address: 74 Wall St., N. Y.
City.

CRANE, JAMES T.

Lawyer; b. Newburgh, N. Y., Dec. 31, 1875; s. James
M. and Elizabeth P. (Murray) Crane; grad. from Yale
Univ., B. A., 189S; N. Y. Law School, LL.B., 1900; m.
Oct. 11, 1906, Florence Robinson Radford, of N. Y.
City. Admitted to the Bar of State of N. Y., July,
1900, and since then has been practising law, N. Y.
City. Republican; Presby'n. Clubs: Yale, Suburban
(Stamford), Stamford Yacht. Address: 2 Rector St.,
N. Y. City.

CRANE, PERCY WALDRON

Lawyer; b. Montclair, N. J., Aug. 17, 1873; s. Israel
and Anna (Barnes) Crane; grad. Montclair High Sch.,
Yale Univ., B.A., 1895; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1897; m.
N. Y. City, Nov. 2S, 1903, Elizabeth Paulson Gillespie.
Admitted to bar in N. Y., 1897, and N. J., 189S. For-
merly mem. Troop 3, Squadron A, N.G.N. Y. Republi-
can; Congregationalist. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.
Recreation: Tennis; was mem. Yale Track Athletic
Team. 1S95, and mem. or Yale Internat. Track Team
that defeated Cambridge Univ. of England in N. Y.
City, 1895. Club: Yale. Residence: Montclair, N. J.
Address: 43 Cedar St., N. Y. Oity.

CRANE, THOMAS FREDERICK

Educator, author; b. N. Y. City, July 12, 1S44; grad.
Princeton, A.B., 1S64, A.M., 1S67; Ph.D., 1S74; Ditt.D.,
1903; m. Ithaca, N. Y., July 10, 1S72, Sarah Fay (Tour-
tellot) Crane. Ass't prof, modern languages, 1872-1881,
and since 1SS1, prof. Romance languages and litera-
ture, and dean of Univ. Faculty, Cornell. Since 1909
emeritus prof. Romance languages and literature;
1912-1913, acting pres. Cornell " or: Italian

Popular Tales; The Exempla. ve Stories

from the sermons of Jacques d eaux de la

Revolution Frangaise; Le Ron F ngaise; La

Societe Frangaise au Dix-Sep. > uie Sicl Chansons
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Roman; Jean Rotrou's Saint Genest and Venceslas,
and other works and contributions to magazines on
philology, folklore and Romance literatures. Ad-
dress: 9 Central Av., Ithaca, N. Y.

CRANE, WILLIAM H.

Comedian; b. Leicester, Mass., April 30, 1845; ed.
public schs. Made first appearance on stage In one of
Mrs. Holman's companies; later became a comedian
in Alice Oates' Co. First starred in connection with
Stuart Robson; has devoted time since 1S99 exclu-
sively to production of Am. plays. Address: Lambs
Club, N. T. City.

CRANSTON, WILLIAM J.

Physician, surgeon; b. Cannonsville, Delaware Co.,
N. Y., 1S66; s. John and Irena R. (Davis) Cranston;
grad. Walton (N. Y.) High Sch., Bellevue Hosp. Med.
Coll., M.D.. 1S94; m. May 29, 1907, Anna S. Fitch; 2
children. Interne N. Y. Lying-In-Hosp., 1896; ass't Sea-
side Hosp. of St. John's Guild, 1896; in charge of same.
1S97. 'Capt. Med. Corps, N.G., N. Y detailed Co. F, 1st
Reg't. Mem. Delaware Co. Med. Ass'n. N. Y. State Med.
Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, Odd Fellow. Address: Walton,
N. Y.
CRAPSEY, ALGERNON SIDNEY

Clergyman; b. Fairmount, Hamilton Co., Ohio; s.
Jacob Tompkins and Rachel (Morris) Crapsey; ed. St.
Stephen's Coll. Annandale, N. Y. ; Gen. Theol. Sem.
iS.T.D., Hobart Coll.); m. Catskill, N. Y., June 2, 1S75.
Adelaide Trowbridge; children: Philip T., b. 187S;
Adelaide, b. 1SS1; Paul B., b. 1883; Rachel M b. 18S6;
Algernon B., b. 18S8; Marie Louise, b. 1S93; Arthur H..
b. 1898. Ordered deacon 1872, priest 1873. In P. E. Ch.
On staff of Trinity Ch., 1872-1879; rector St. Andrew's
Ch.. Rochester, N. Y., since 1879. Preached missions
in N. Y. City, Philadelphia, Detroit, Omaha, Bermuda
Islands and elsewhere. Enlisted, 1862, in 79th Ohio
"Vol. Inf.; discharged same year on account of dis-
abilitv. Author: Five Sorrowful Mysteries, 18S5; Five
Jovful Mysteries, 18S9; Life of Sarah Thome, 1900;
A r oice in the Wilderness, 1S97; Disunion of Christen-
dom, 1900: Greater Love, 1902: Religion and Politics,
1905; Rebirth of Religion, 1907-1908. Convicted of
heresy, 1906. on account of views expressed in his
books. Lecturer and pastor of Brotherhood, 1907.
Address: Rochester, N. Y.

CRARY, GEORGE W.

Physician; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. 3, 1864; s. George
and Sarah Matilda (Durkee) Crary; grad. Brooklyn
Poly. Inst.. 1S81; Med. Dep't Columbia Univ., M.D.,
18S5; m. Philadelphia, 1S91. Julia Treadwell Ogden.
Engaged in med. practice from 1885; house surgeon.
Bellevue Hosp., 1887; instr. physiol. chemistry, Post-
Grad. Med. School, 1SSS-1889; ass't attending surgeon.
Roosevelt Hospital. 1S95-1S99; ass't demonstrator of
anatomy, Med. Dep't Columbia Univ., 1897-1899; studied
diseases of skin, Berlin, 1899-1900, Vienna. 1900-1001;
attending dermatologist Cornell Med. Coll., 1902-1906;
mem. Manhattan Dermatol. Soc, 1902-1905; ass't con-
sulting dermatologist, N. Y. Lying-in-Hosp., 1903-1905;
consulting dermatologist, Gen'l Memorial Hosp., since
1903; Lincoln Hosp. since 1907; N. Y. Infant Asylum
since 1908. Mem. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, County Ass'n.
Med. Ass'n Greater N. Y., Soc. Social and Moral
Prophylaxis, Physicians' Mut. Aid Soc, Alumni Ass'n
Bellevue Hosp.. Alumni Ass'n Roosevelt Hosp. Recre-
ations: Natural studv and biology. Address: 535 Park
Av., N. Y. City.

CRARY, JESSE DAYTON

Publisher, mn'g dir.; b. Mystic, Conn., Jan. 27, 1853;
s. George B. and Catherine (Latham) Crary; ed. in
public schs. of Mystic; Mystic Valley Inst.; Hall's Sch.,
Ellington, Conn., and Schofield's Commercial Coll.,
Providence R. I.; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 24. 1885, Mary
Dent Stith; children: Paul Stuart, b. May 31. 1892;
Jesse Dayton, b. June 7, 1893. Founded N. Y. Lumber
Trade Journal, 1886, with Tucker David, later acquired
interest of Mr. David, and now, with wife, sole owner
of corp'n. Took active interest In founding N. Y.
Lumber Trade Ass'n, 1886, and was one of 15 original
incorporators: also sec. of ass'n. Sec. Ass'n of Dealers
in Mason's Bld'g Materials: mg'r Lime Mf'rs Ass'n
Credit Dept.; dir. and chm'n Membership Com. of
Apollo Club: mem. Emanuel Bapt. Ch., Brooklyn; mem.
and trustee Montauk Lodge of Masons; mem. N. E.
Soc, Mystic Hook & Ladder Co. Clubs: Hamilton.
Mystic, Mystic Country. Residences: "Alongshore,"
Mystic, Conn., and 410 Grand Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

CRARY, THOMAS B.

Mf'r, railroad contractor; b. Hancock, Delaware Co..
N. Y., Sept. 26. 1866: s. Horace H. and Polly (Burr)
Crarv; ed. Hancock High Sch.: m. Blnghamton. N. Y.,
Sept. 27. 1S93, Louise Brintnall; children: Gifford B..
b. 1897; Louise, b. 1900. Pres. Crary Construction Co.;



dir. First Nat. Bank, Blnghamton; Blnghamton Trust
Co.; pres. 1900 Washer Co.; pres. Alder-Batavia Nat-
ural Gas Co. and Akron Natural Gas Co. Mason. 32'.
Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Blnghamton. Address: Blng-
tiamton, N. Y.

CRATER, GEORGE EDWIN, JR.

Financier, lawyer; b. DenveT, Colo., May 15, 1870; s.
c.eorge 10. and Alverah L. Crater; ed. public schs. and
St. John's Coll. Admitted to bars of Supreme Court of
IF. S., State of N. Y., Calif., Dist. of Col., and Colo. Or-
ganizer and pres., seven nat. and state banks and
trust cos. and over 600 commercial and industrial
corp'ns in all parts of world. Now pres. and control-
ing Caribbean Guano Co., owning and operating seven
islands in Caribbean Sea, at eastern end of Panama
Canal, together with fleet of vessels, mining phos-
phate, sponge, oils, etc. Capt. U. S. Vol. Life Saving
Corps (decorated for life saving). Mason, 32, Knight
Templar, Shriner. Mem. N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n.
Founder and donor of Blind Babies' Home, State of N.
Y.; organizer Interaat. Sunshine Soc, Rest Home and
Sanitarium. Recreations: Shooting, motoring, aero-
station, traveling, horse breeding. Clubs: Craterdale
Rod and Gun, United Sports (London), Yaphank Gun,
Brooklyn Yacht. Residence: Craterdale, Stanhope N.
J. Address: Post Box 2049, N. Y. City.

CRAVATH, PAUL DRENNAN

Lawyer; b. Berlin Heights, O, July 14, 1861; s
Erastus M. and Ruthanna (Jackson) Cravath; ed.
Brooklyn Poly. Inst., studied in Europe 2 years; grad.
Oberlin Coll., A.B., 1882; Columbia Law Sch., LL.B.,
18S6; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 15. 1893, Agnes Huntington;
one d. : Vera Agnes Huntington, b. Aug. 28, 1895. Ad-
mitted to bar, 1886; now senior partner law firm Cra-
vath & Henderson. Dir. Equitable Trust Co., Nat.
Bank of Commerce. Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., N. E. Soc, Ohio Soc. Clubs: Metropoli-
tan, Down Town, Union League, University, City Mid-
day, Congregational, Republican, Riding, Piping Rock,
Meadow Brook, Nassau Country. Seawanhaka-Corin-
thian Yacht. Residence: 107 E. 39th St. Address: 52
William St., N. Y. City.

CRAWFORD, EARL STETSON

Artist (painter); b. Philadelphia, Pa.; son of Frank-
lin Mathew and Florence A. (De Puy) Crawford; ed
Phila. public schs., high schs., schs. of Industrial Art.,
Pa. Acad. Fine Arts, Paris, Italy (Rome and Florence,
etc.), Munich; m. Jan. 14, 1903, Brenetta Herrman;
one d: Brenetta De Puy, b. 1904. Spent five vears in
study abroad in France, England, Scotland, Belgium,
Holland. Germany, Italy and Switzerland; exposed
r-anvases in Paris salons and other continental exb'ns.
Pupil of James McNeil Whistler, Benjamin Constant,
Bougereau, Laurens and Chavannes, in Paris Sec
and treas. Nat. Ass'n of Portrait Painters. Author of
six large lunettes decorating San Francisco P. O. and
Court House for U. S. Gov't. Republican. Mem. Soc.
of Illustrators, Artists' Fund Soc; Scottish Rite Ma-
son. Clubs: T-Square. Salmagundi. Residence: The
Enclosure, Nutley, N. J. Address: 51 W. 10th St N
Y. City.

CRAWFORD, FRANCIS LINDSAY

Lawyer; b. Poughkeepsie. N. Y., Oct. 14, 1856; s
Morris De Camp and Charlotte (Holmes) Crawford-
Harvard Coll., A.B., 1879; Columbia Law School
LL.B 1882; m. N. Y. City, Dec. 17, 1885, Genevieve
Buckland; children: Des'ey B., Constance, Dorothy
Lindsay. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Harvard
Union (Cambridge, Mass.), Union League, Republican
Harvard (N. Y. City), Canoe Br-ook Country, Highland
(Summit, N. J.). Address: 32 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

CRAWFORD, GEORGE R.

Insurance pres.; b. White Plains, N Y., June 21
1841. At 16, entered insurance business as clerk'
three years later he became partner with father in
fire ins. business, as Elisha Crawford & Son; sec
1865-1S79, pres. since 1879, Westchester Fire Ins Co'
Has been pres. village of Mount Vernon, N. Y., and
organized Mt. Vernon Fire Dep't, acting as Its chief
Residence: Mount Vernon, N. Y. Address: 100 Will-
lam St., N. Y. City.

CRAWFORD, HARDEN LAKE

Banker; b. N. Y., Sept. 26, 1S72; s. Robert L. and
Julia Gaines (Lake) Crawford; ed. Lawrenceville
Sch., N. J.; Princeton Univ., B.S., 1895; m. Fruitvale,
Calif., Oct. 17, 1900, Annie Clay; children: Harden,
Jr., Julia Lake, Clement Clay, Annie Lewis. With N
W. Harris & Co.. 1895; became mem. Thompson, Ten-
ney & Crawford, 1899-1904; senior partner of H L
Crawford & Co. since 1904; pres. Century Bank of
N. Y., since 1907. Also pres. Amazon-Pacific R. R Co.;
treas. and dir. Maumee Vallev ElectTic Co ; dir. In-



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diana & Mich. Electric Co., Rochester Gas Light Co.,
Southern Holding Co., Great Falls Gas Co. Mem.
Borough Council, 1907-1913 (chm'n of B'd since 1910).
Republican; Presby'n. Mem. B'd of Mg'rs, Y. M. C. A.
(treas., mem. B'd of Mg'rs, Bowery Branch). Recre-
ations: Hiding, automobiling, tennis. Clubs: Auto-
mobile of America, Aldine, Riding, Princeton, Rum-
son Country, Ivy (Princeton). Residence: Seabright,
N. J. Address: 25 Broad St., N. Y. City.

CRAWSHAW, WILLIAM HENRY

Educator; 1). Newburgh, N. Y., Nov. 6, 1861; s.
Charles and Mary (Lodge) Crawshaw; ed. public
sens., Newburgh, N. Y'., and Yonkers, N. Y.; Colgate
Acad., Hamilton, N. Y r ., 18SO-18S3; Colgate Univ., A.B.
(Phi Beta Kappa), 1887; A.M., 1889; Litt.D., Univ. of
Rochester, 1909; LL.D., Syracuse Univ., 1910; m.
Poultney, Vt, Dec. 26, 1888, Jennie Louise Broughton.
Instr. and prof. English literature, Colgate Univ., since
18S7; dean Coll faculty since 1897; acting pres., 1897-
1899, 1907, 1908; pres. two terms, 1908-1909. Traveled
in Europe, 1892, 1900-1901, 1904, 1910-1911; student
Oxford Univ., Eng., 1900-1901; traveled extensively in
European countries. Progressive; Baptist. Mem.
Coll. Entrance Examination B'd. Mem. Modern Lan-
guage Ass'n, Am. Social Science Ass'n; asso. Nat. Inst.
Art and Letters, Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science;
mem. Beta Theta Pi and Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Au-
thor: Interpretation of Literature; Literary Interpre-
tation of Life; Dryden's Palamon and Aroite; The
Making of English Literature, etc. Address: Hamil-
ton, N. Y.

CREELMAN, JAMES

Editor; b. Montreal, Can., Nov. 12, 1859; ed. public
schools and Talmage's Lay Theol. Coll.; m. 1S91,
Alice L. Buell. Began N. Y. newspaper career, 1887,
with N. Y. Herald as, consecutively, reporter, cor-



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