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respondent and editorial writer, 1887-1889; edited
London edition, 1890, and Paris edition, 1891-1892, N.
Y. Herald; editor N. Y. Evening Telegram, 1892-1893;
war correspondent N. Y. World. Chlno-Japanese War,
1894; correspondent N. Y. Journal, 1897-1899, in
Grajco-Tnrkish War of 1897, Spanish-Am. War of
1898, and War in Philippines, 1899; received surrender
of Spanish commandant after battle of El Caney,
Cuba, 1S98; captured Spanish flag and was danger-
ously wounded; later had charge editorial page and
was Washington correspondent, N. Y. Journal; later
editorial correspondent N. Y. World. Mem. N. Y. B d
of Ed'n, and afterwards pres. N. Y. Municipal Civil
Service Comm'n; now asso. editor N. Y. Evening Mail.
Has interviewed many famous personages, including
late Pope Leo XIII, Prince Bismarck, President Faure
of France, the Emperor of Korea, Henry M. Stanley,
Kossuth, Tolstoi, etc. Author: On the Great High-
way; Eagle Blood; Diaz, Master of Mexico, etc. Clubs:
Lotos, Authors, National Democratic (N. Y. City), Na-
tional Liberal, New Vagabonds (London). Residence:
67 W. 94th St. Address: Care Evening Mail, N. Y.
City.

CREIGHTON, JAMES EDWIN

Educator; b. Pictou, Nova Scotia, 1861; s. John
Creighton; grad. Dalhousie Coll., Halifax, N. S., A.B.,
1887- post-grad, work at Univs. of Berlin and Leipzig
and at Cornell, Ph.D., 1892; LL.D., Queen's Univ., 1903;
m Pictou, N. S., 1892, Katharine F. McLean. Prof,
logic and metaphysics, Cornell Univ., from 1895; editor
Philosophical Review. Author: An Introductory
Logic, 3d enlarged edition, 190.9; joint translator of
Wundt's Human and Animal Psychology, and of Paul-
sen's Life and Philosophy of Kant; Am. editor of
Kant Studien. Mem. Am. Philos. Ass'n, A.A.A.S. Ad-
dress: Ithaca, N. Y.
CREIGHTON, JOHN B.

See. Borough Pres. of Brooklyn; b. Malone, N. Y.,
Nov. 15, 1871; s. W. A. and Augusta (Quaw) Creigh-
ton; grad. Franklin Acad., Malone. N. Y., 1892: Col-
gate Univ., Hamilton, N. Y., Ph.B. (commencement
debator), 1897; m. Brooklyn, Dec. 2, 1902, Julia A.
Coon; children: Julian, b. 1903; Donald, b. 1908:
Stuart, b. 1912. Engaged in N. Y. State Library and
Regents' office, 1897-1900; served months in war
with Spain, in 1st Reg't, N. Y. Vol. Inf.; service at
Camp Black, Ft. Wadsworth, San Francisco and
Hawaiian Is. Appt'd sec. to the Pres. of Borough of
Brooklvn, Jan. 1, 1910. Dir. Williamsburg Trust Co.,
Eagle Savings & Loan Co. of Brooklyn. Travelled in
England. Scotland, Holland and France, 1901: secre-
tary Brooklyn League, 1901-1910. Republican: Con-
gregationalism Author and publisher of Annual Re-
ports nf Brooklvn League, giving yearly progress of
boroush. Lecturer for N. Y. City Dep't Ed'n. 1002-
1909 Mem. Delta Upsilon fraternity. Clubs: Brook-
lyn, Municipal. Republican. Residence: 1809 Av. H.
Address: Borough Hall. Brooklyn, N. Y.



CRIADO, LUIS FERNANDEZ

Physician; b. Havana, Cuba, Feb. 11, 1857; grad. St.
Louis Coll., A.B., 1875; Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Colum-
bia Univ.), M.D., 1879. Engaged in practice of medi-
cine in N. Y. City from graduation. Med. examiner
Equitaole Life Assurance Soc, N. Y. City. Comm'd
examiner in lunacy. Mem. Med. Soc. City and County
of X. Y., Brooklyn Pathol. Soc, Kings Co. Med. Ass'n,
N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, Am. Acad. Medicine, Physicians'
Mutual Aid Ass'n. Author of many articles on med.,
surg. and elec. subjects and inventor of various elec
instruments and devices. Address: 616 W. 116th St.,
N. Y. City.

CRIMMINS. JOHN DANIEL

Real estate and banking; b. N. Y. City, May 18,
1844; ed. public schools and St. Francis Xavier's Coll.;
m. Lily Louise Lalor (died 1888); children: Susie B.
(married Albert Gould Jennings); John D., Jr.; Martin
L. (capt. U. S. A.); Mary C; Thomas; Constance (mar-
ried Frederick R. Childs) ; Mercedes; Cyril; Evelyn;
Clarence. Became partner in his father's contracting
business, 1864; head of firm, 1873; first to make use of
mechan. appliance and steam drills in N. Y. City; firm
erected more than 400 bld'gs in N. Y. City. Built
Broadway, Columbus and Lexington Av. cable roads,
and later supervised the installation of electricity in
these roads and most of the other lines of Met. Street
Railway system. Largely interested in real estate
from beginning of career, and has large holding*.
Dir. Fifth Av. Bank, Title Ins. Co. of N. Y., N. Y.
Mortgage & Security Co., Chelsea Realty Co. Mem.
Chamber of Commerce; patron Museum of Natural
History; mem. Am. Geog. Soc Met. Museum of Art;
trustee of Provident Loan Soc; treas. Friendly Sons
of St. Patrick; trustee Catholic Univ. of America;
mg'r St. Vincent's Hosp., trustee Seton Sanatorium
and St. John's Day Nursery. The late Pope Leo XIII.
conferred on him the order of Knighthood, making
him a Knight Comd'r of Order of St. Gregory the
Great. Devotes his leisure to literary pursuits; has
published two volumes dealing with history of Irish
in America. Democrat; nominated for Presidential
elector on 3 occasions; elected 1892 and voted for
Cleveland in the Electoral College. Residence: 40 E.
68th St. Address: 624 Madison Av.. N. Y. City.

CRIPPEN, GEORGE B.

Banker: b. Decatur, N. Y., March 17, 1S67; s. Phillip
F. and Caroline M. (Bigelow) Crippen; ed. dist. sch.
Worcester, N. Y. ; m. Aug. 6, 1896, Caroline Winslow.
Began banking business at age of IS, as clerk and
bookkeeper; elected cashier the Bank of Worcester at
age of 21, pres. since 1906. Treas. Worcester Water
Co., Maple Grove Cemetery Ass'n. Wieting Memorial
Ass'n. Treas. Worcester Fire Dist. Democrat; Con-
gregationalist (deacon of church). Royal Arch
Mason. Has been trustee Worcester High Sch. and
pres. B'd of Trustees. Recreation: Automobiling. Ad-
dress: Worcester, N. Y.

CRISP, WILLIAM BENTON

Lawyer; b Anne Arundel Co.. Md.; s. F. Grafton
and Alverda J. (Shipley) Crisp; ed. Johns Hopkins
Univ., sp'l course 1879-1882, Columbia Univ., LL.B.,
(cum laude), 1884: m. Berryville. Va.. July 29, 1886.
Mary N. Van Devanter; children: Theodore M.. b. 1888;
James Van Devanter. b. 1891. Practised law in Balti-
more, Md., 1884-1893, and in N. Y. City since 1893;
specializes in banking, corp'n and commercial law.
Practised in U. 9. Courts and various State courts in
30 different States. Pres. U. S. & Mexican Trust Co.,
and one of its liquidators; pres. City Conv.. of Balti-
more, 1885-1886: mem. Law Com. of Tammany Hall
for 6 years. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mason. Mem.
Maryland Soc. in N. Y.. Beta Theta Pi. Phi Delta Phi.
Recreations: Automobiling. golf. Clubs: Lotos. Green-
wich Golf Aero of America, Lawyers. Residence: 112
W. 58th St., Address: 80 Broadway, N. Y. City.

CRISPIN, ANTONIO M.

Physician surgeon; b. Havana. Cuba. July 28, 1871;
s Rafael and Maria (Brito) Crispin: general ed'n in
Havana; grad. Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., M.D., 1891:
m. N. Y. Citv. Dorothy Worflar: one d., Maria. En-
gaged in practice of medicine in N. Y. City from 1891.
Fellow N. Y. Acad. Medicine. Am. Med. Ass'n. Clubs:
Lotos, Tberno-American. Address: 854 Lexington Av.,
X. Y. City.
CRISTMAN, FRANKLIN WEBSTER

Lawver; b. Columbia, Herkimer Co., N. Y.. Jan. 11.
1S69- s James and Catharine (Steele) Cristman: ed.
Pulaski Acad., class of 1SS9; Law Dep't Union Univ.,
LLB 1892; m. Herkimer. N. Y. Sept. 23, 1903. Camilla
Quac'kenbush; one son: Marx Q.. b. Dec. 19, 1909. Ad-
mitted to bar, Sept. 14. 1894: mem. law firm of Snyder.
Cristman & Earl, since Jan. 1. 1903. Served as corporal



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Co. G, 2d Reg't, N. Y. Vols., in Spanish- Am. War; hon.
discharged from U. S. service. Nov. 1, 1898, from N. li.
N. Y., Aug. 1, 1904, after over 11 years' service. Re-
pu/blican. Mem. M. E. Ch, Mem. Herkimer Co. JBar
Ass'n, Mason and Shriner; mem. Delta Chi, N. .
Geneal. and Biog. Soc, Herkimer Co. Hist. Soc, Em-
pire State Soc. S. A. R. Address: Herkimer Nat. Bank
Bld'g, Herkimer, N. Y.

CRITTENDEN, WALTER H.

Lawyer; b. Cleveland, Ohio. Feb. 8, 1S59; s. Seth W.
and Cornelia G. (Bacon) Crittenden; grad. Amherst
Coll., B.A., 1881; m. Brooklyn. Nov. 4, 1897, Lilian H.
Haines. Engaged in practice of law in Manhattan.
Sec, treas. and dir. Lowerre Improvement Co.; dir,
Utica Willowvale Bleaching Co., Outlook. Independent
Republican; Presby'n. Recreations: Golf, tennis.
Clubs: Century (N. Y. City), Hamilton, Heights
Casino, Ausable. Address: 95 Willow St., Brooklyn,
N. Y.

CROCKER, FRANCIS BACON

Elec. eng'r; b. N. Y. City, July 4, 1861; s. Henry H.
and Mary A. (Eldridge) Crocker; grad. Columbia
Univ., E.M., 18S2, Ph.D., 1895. Founded C. & C. Elec.
Co., 1887; Crocker-Wheeler Elee. Co., 1S88; both prom-
inent mf'rs of elec. machinery. Appt'd head of Elec-
Eng'ring Dep't, Columbia Univ., still holds that
position. Made trips around the world, 189S-1899.
M09-191O. Pres. Am. Inst. Elec. Eng'rs, 1897-1898; N.
Y. Elec. Soc, 18S9-1893; fellow A.A.A.S.; mem. British
Inst'n Elec Eng'rs, Am. Physical Soc, Am. Blec-
tro-chem. Soc Author: Electric Lighting (2 vols., 7
editions); Management of Electrical Machinery (6
editions) ; Electric Motors; and many articles in tech-
nical journals. Clubs: Union, University, Racquet and
Tennis, Columlbia University. Address: 14 W. 45th St.,
N. Y. City.

CROCKER, FRANK L.

Lawyer; grad. Harvard Univ. Senior mem. Crocker
& Wicks. Mem. Ass'n Bar City N. Y.. N. Y. State Bar
Ass'n, N. Y. County Bar Ass'n. Trustee Jones Fund.
Clubs: Rocket's, Meadow Brook. Piping Rock. Har-
vard. Residence: E. Williston, L. I., N. Y. Address:
5 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

CROKER, RICHARD

Ex-leader Tammany Hall; b. "Ballyra," ClonaUilty
Co., Cork, Ireland, Nov. 24, 1841; came to Am. with
parents at age of 6; ed. public sens.; married. Served
time as machinist until age of 20. Alderman, N. Y.
City, 1S6S-1870; coroner, 1873-1876; fire comm'r, 1883;
city chamberlain, 1SS9-1890. Became leader Tammany
Hall, 1S86. Attracted attention of John Kelly; promi-
nent in opposing Tweed Ring; caused election of
Robert A. Van Wyck, in 1897, first mayor of Greater
N. Y. Founded Democratic Cluib (now Nat. Democratic
Club) of N. Y. City, of which is mem. Recreation:
Horse racing; has stud and farm in Dublin, Ireland;
won English Denby with his horse Orby. Residence:
Glencairn, Dublin, Ireland, and Democratic Olu'b, N.
Y. City.

CROMWELL, DAVID

Banker; b. N. Y. City, May 25, 1838; s. John and
Letitia (Haviland) Cromwell; grad. Cornwall Collegiate
Sell., N. Y.; m. N. Y. City, Dec. 3, 1873, Fannie Denel;
one d.: Fannie (Mrs. Charles D. Horton). Organized
White Plains Bank. 1893, and elected pres.; bank
changed to 'White Plains Nat. Bank, 1902, and pres.
since that time. Organizer and pres. since 1893, Home
Savings Bank; v.-p. County Trust Co. of White Plains.
Supervisor of East Chester, N. Y., 1877-1878; county
treas. 1879-1891. Republican; Presby'n (chm'n B'd of
Trustees of White Plains Ch.). Mason. Clut>s: Trans-
portation, White Plains. Residence: 1 Chester Av.
Address: 112 Railroad Av., White Plains, N. Y.

CROMWELL, FREDERIC

Capitalist; grad. Harvard, 1863. Dir. Nat. Bank of
Commerce, Fifth Av. Trust Co., New York Dock Co..
Sixth Avenue R. R. Co., Jefferson & Clearfield Coal &
Iron Co., Guarantee Trust Co.; trustee and treas. The
Mutual Life Ins. Co. for over 20 years. Clubs: Metro-
politan, Century, Harvard Universitv, Down Town.
Address: 535 Park Av., N. Y. City.

CROMWELL, GEORGE

Lawyer, ex-pres. Borough of Richmond; b. Brooklyn.
IN. Y., July 3, 1860; s. Henry B. Cromwell; ed. Juvenile
High Sch., Brooklyn Polytechnic Inst., Yale, A.B.
(Scroll and Key), 1883; attended Columbia Law Sch.,
class of 1886. Mem. law firm Butler, Stillman & Hub-
bard; dir. Walker Chem. Co. Republican. Mem. N. Y.
Assembly, 1SS8; Republican candidate for Congress.
1888; mem. State Rep. Com.. 1S8S-1889; pres. Richmond
Co. B'd Park Comm'rs, 1897: elected, 1898. first pres.
Borough of Richmond, in "which continued, by re-



election, until 1913. Breeds hackney horses On his
estate on Staten Island. Cluibs: Union League, Cen-
tury, University, Republican, Down Town (N. Y. City),
Richmond Countv Country, Hamilton (Brooklyn). Ad-
dress: First National Bank Building, St. George, N. Y.

CROMWELL, LINCOLN

Dry goods comm'n merchant; b. N. Y. City, May 20,
1865; s. James W. and Elizabeth Stuart (Henderson)
Cromwell; ed. public school No. 11, Brooklyn; Poly.
Inst, and Columbia Univ.. A.B., 1886; A.M., 1887; prize
fellow in science, 1S86-J1889; LL.B., 1889. Admitted
to practise of law. Partner in firm William Iselin &
Co.; trustee N. Y. Life Ins, & Trust Co.; treas. N. Y.
P. E. City Mission Soc; trustee The People's Inst.;
v.-p. Norfolk (Va.) Knitting Mills Corp'n. Republican;
Episcopalian. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Alumni (pres.
1910), Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity, Chamber of
Commerce, Merchants' Ass'n of N. Y. Clubs: Uni-
versity, City (trustee), Columbia Univ., Manhattan,
Merchants, Economic, Quill, Country (Norfolk, Conn.),
Baltusrol Golf. Residence: 711 Park Av., N. Y. City;
(summer) Norfolk, Conn. Address: 357 Fourth Av.,
N. Y. City.

CROMWELL, WILLIAM NELSON

Lawyer; grad. Columbia Law Sch.; LLD. from Ken-
yon Coll.; m. Jennie Osgood. Entered firm of Sulli-
van, Kobbe & Fowler;- firm became Sullivan & Crom-
well, 1877, of which is now senior mem.; has been
retained in the largest financial organizations and
reorganizations; was counsel for the Receivers and
Reorganization Com. Northern Pacific R. R. Co.; or-
ganized the Am. Cotton Oil Co. and the $80,000,000
National Tube Co.; reorganized and set on its feet
under another title the Produce Exchange Trust Co.;
settled up affairs of Decker, Howell & Co.; Price, .Mc-
Cormick & Co.; Seventh Nat. Bank; the Met. Fire En-
gine Co., and the tangle of the Penfield companies.
The affairs of the French Panama Canal Co. were
placed unreservedly in his hands, and the adoption
of the Panama Route, and sale of the canal to U. S.
Gov't was negotiated under his direction. Mem. Met.
Museum of Art. Clubs: Lawyers, Union League. Met-
ropolitan. Residence: 12 W. 49th St. Address: 49
Wall St., N. Y. City.

CRONAU, RUDOLPH

Author,, artist, lecturer;, b. Solingen, Germanv, Jan.
21, 1855; ed. in high schs. and Acad, of Art, Diissel-
dorf, Rhenish Prussia; m. Leipzig, Germany, 1888,
Marg. Taenzler: four children. Made verv extensive
trips through Europe, Africa, U. S., Canada. West In-
dies, Mexico and Central America. Contb'r to numer-
ous first-class magazines and newspapers in Germany
and N. Y. City. Independent in politics. Mem. Am.
Ethnol. Soc. German Liederkranz, Literarie Soc of
N. Y. : v.-p. United German Socs. of N. Y. and mem
numerous literary and artistic socs.; pres. chief com.
of German-Am. Nat. League; chm'n German Memor-
ial Monument Comm'n. Author: America, the History
(2 vols., in German and Spanish), which received
award, World's Columbian Exp'n, Chicago, 1893 (pub-
award, World's Columbian Exp'n, Chicago, 1893 (pub-
lished in Leipzig), 1892; From Wonderland to Won-
derland sketches with hrush and pencil of scenery
of U. S. (2 vols., Leipzig), 1886; In the Wild West
Trips of an Artist (Braunschweig), 1890; Travels in
the Land of the Sioux Indians (Leipzig), 1886; His-
tory of the Sword Industry of Solingen (Stuttgart),
1885: Our Wasteful Nation, the Story of American
Prodigality and the Abuse of Our National Resources
(New York). 1908; History of the German Element in
the United States, which received award from Univ.
of Chicago. Illustrative Cloud Forms for the Guid-
ance of Observers in the Classification of Clouds U
S. publication No 112, Washington, D. C, 1897 Ad-
dress: 340 E. 198th St., N. Y. City.

CRONIN, JOHN JOSEPH

Physician; b. Worcester, Mass.; s. Patrick J. and
Johanna Marie (Savage) Cronin; ed. public schs
Holy Cross Coll. (cum laude), Columbia Univ. Med
Sch. (Harsen prize); m. N. Y June 16, 1897, Caroline
Wheaton Lasette; children: Mildred Lasette, b May
21, 1898; Beatrice Bergen, b. Feb. 22, 1900; John La-
sette, 'b. March 11, 1903; Frank Savage, b. Sept 7
1908. On med. staff Roosevelt Hosp. ; represented
Dep't of Health, City of N. Y. at Internat. Congress
on School Hygiene, London, 1907. Originator of phy-
sical examinations of sch. children in N. Y public
schs.; ass't dir. Child's Hygiene, N. Y. City. Recre-
ations: Tennis, golf. Residence: 317 W. 55th St N
Y. City.

CROPSEY, JAMES C.

Lawyer, former comm'r of police; b. Oct. 10. 1872;
s. William J. and Mary V. (Church) Cropsey; ed. pub-
lic schs., Brooklyn Poly., Columhia Law Sch. Coun-



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sel to the Brooklyn Police Dep't under administration
of Mayor Schieren; appt'd comm'r of police Oct. 20.
1910; elected, Nov., 1911, Dlst. Att'y of Kings County.
Mem. Classon Av. Presby'n Ch. in Brooklyn. Resi-
dence: 1700 Albermarle Road, Brooklyn, N. Y. Ad-
dress: 66 Court St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

CROSBY, FREDERIC VAN SCHOONHOVEN

Railroad official: b. Troy, N. Y., March 15, 1860; s.
Edward Nicoll Crosby and Elizabeth M. Van Schoon-
hoven, of Troy, N. Y. ; g. s. Prof. Ebenezer Crosby,
M.D., surgeon on Washington's staff, and one of found-
ers of Soc. of Cincinnati; also direct descendant of Gen.
William Floyd, one of signers of Declaration of Inde-
pendence; ed. in various schs. in U.S. and Europe; sp'l
student for one year at Sch. of Mines, Columbia Coll.,
class of 1880; rowed on class crew; m. N. Y. City,
Nov. 11, 1896, Julia Floyd Delafleld (third cousin), d.
Dr. Francis and Katharine (Van Rensselaer) Dela-
fleld; children: Katharine Van Rensselaer, b. Colo.
Springs; Floyd Delafleld, ib. N. Y. Entered service of
Union Pacific R. R. System, N. Y., Sept., 1898, as treas.
of all its various companies, which office still holds.
Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Sons Of Revolution. In
autumn of 1884 was appt'd 2d sec. of Legation at
Berlin, Germany, where served six years. Clubs: Met-
ropolitan, Tuxedo. Residence: Tuxedo Park, N. Y.
Address: 165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

CROSBY, HARLEY N.

Lawyer; ib. Parish, N. Y., June 25, 1873; s. Solomon
H. and Celia A. (Nutting) Crosby; grad. Cornell Univ..
B.L., 1S96; Cornell Law Sch., LL.B., 1897; m. Genoa, N.
Y., Nov. .30, 1899, H. Inez Howe. Practising law at
FalconeT since 1897; surrogate of Chautauqua Co.
since Jan. 1, 1906, term expiring Jan. 1, 1919. Ad-
dress: Falconer, N. Y.

CROSBY, HENRY ASHTON

Investments and promotion; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 21,
1S43; s. John Player and Margaret B. (Butler) Cros-
by; g.-g.-g.s. William Floyd, signer of Declaration of
Independence, also g.-g.s. Ebenezer Crosby, surgeon
of Gen. Washington's Life Guards; grad. Coll. City of
N. Y., A.B.. 1863; m. N. Y. City, 1878, Mary, d. Sheldon
Leavitt; children: John P., Sheldon L., Beatrice W..
Josephine M. A., Henry A., Jr. Engaged in banking,
shipping and comm'n business in Wall St. dist., 1864-
1872; officially connected with St. Louis, Alton &
Terre Haute R. R. Co., and in charge of its financial
office in N. Y. City from 1874 until its consolidation.
1896, with 111. Central R. R. System; one of promoters,
treas. and director, 1898, of Appert Glass Co., organ-
ized 1895, to purchase U. S. patents of Leon Appert.
of Paris (leading glass eng'r of France) for manu-
facture by machinery of glass jars and glass tanks
of large capacity, glass pipe, skylight wire-glass,
which company, after a successful career, was con-
solidated, 1904, with Mississippi Glass Co., of N. Y.
City. V.-p., treas. and dir. Utah Southern Gold and
Copper Mining Co.; sec and treas. Internat. Sanitary
Telephone Co. Independent: mem. Episcopal Ch.
Mem. Sons of Revolution. Alpha Delta Phi. Address:
29 Washington Sq. and 56 Pine St., N. Y. City.

CROSBY, HORACE

Civil eng'r; b. Atkinson, Me., June 6, 1838; s. Will-
iam Chase and Mary (Wilson) Crosby; ed. public
schools, Bangor, Me.; Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Troy, N.
Y., C.E., 1862; m. New Rochelle, N. Y., Dec. 17, 1872.
Jennie E. Jarvis; children: Florence May, Alice June,
Mary Ethel, William Chase; eldest son, Norman Wil-
son (C.E., N. Y. Univ.) served in Spanish-Am. War
in Cuba, and after return home in Aug., 1898. died
from typhoid fever contracted in service; second son.
Horace Franklin, killed in Park Av. tunnel wreck.
1902. After graduation, employed on U. S. Gov't for-
tifications on coast of Maine for several years: then
traveled through lumbering regions of N. Y. State
and Mich.; has practised as civil eng'r in New Ro-
chelle and vicinity since 1870. For 15 years mem
B'd of Ed'n, New Rochelle (last two years of term,
pres.); pres. New Rochelle Public Library, 1893-1906:
was 2 years chief eng'r to original Sewer Comm'n of
New Rochelle; city eng'r, New Rochelle, 1902-1906.
Republican (voted for Lincoln. 1860). Mem. Am. Soc.
Civil Eng'rs since 1868. Recreation: Gardening. Ad-
dress: 38 Trinity PI., New Rochelle. N. Y.

CROSBY, SHELDON LEAVITT

Consul gen. and sec. of Legation; b. N. Y. City, Nov
9, 1880; s. Henry Ashton and Mary (Leavitt) Crosby;
ed. by tutor at home, and English and German schools
in Dresden, Saxony. Engaged In ins. business, later
with trust co.: ass't transfer agent for Union Pacific
R. R. Co. Appt'd 3rd sec. of Embassy, London, Eng-
land, MaTCh 31, 1910; sec. of Legation, and consul
gen. at Bangkok. Siam, Aug. 22, 1912. Address: Am.
Consulate, Bangkok, Siam.



CROSMAN, HENRIETTA

Actress; b. Wheeling, W. Va., Sept. 2. 1870; d. Mai.
G. H. (U. S. A.) and Mary (Wick) Crosman; ed. Mo-
ravian Sem., Bethlehem, Pa.; m. 1897, Maurice Camp-
bell. Made debut in Bartley Campbell's White Slave,
1889; later played leading parts with Robert Down-
ing; in Augustin Daly's Co.. 1890; Daniel Frohman's
Stock Co., 1901-1902; leading woman with Charles
Frohman, 1892-1894; stock star engagements, 1898-
1S99; starred by Jacob Litt, April, 1900; has starred
under mg'mt of Maurice Campbell in One of Our Girls,
.Mistress Nell, Sweet Kitty Bellairs, All-of-a-Sudden
Peggy, The Tongues of Men, etc. Address: 133 W.
42d St., N. Y. City.

CROSS, JAMES T.

Lawyer; b. Rome, N. Y., Nov. 16, 1884; s. James E.
and Ellen (Enright) Cross; ed. Rome Free Acad., and
Law Dep't, Union Univ., class of 1907; m. Rome. N.
Y.. April 18, 1910, Emma Frances White. After leav-
ing sch., engaged in teaching for a time. Served as
deputy clerk of Oneida Co., and has practised law
in Rome since 1907. Elected in 1909 to N. Y. State
Legislature; served in N. Y. State Legislature, 1910-
1912. Republican. Mem. Albany Law Sch. Alumni
Ass'n, Oneida Co. Bar Ass'n, Elks. Clubs: Rome
Council, Royal Arcanum, Knights of Columbus. Ad-
dress: 427 William St., Rome, N. Y.

CROSS, RICHARD JAMES

Banker, retired; b. Liverpool, Eng., Nov. 3, 1845; s.
William and Anna Chalmers (Wood) Cross; ed. Marl-
borough Coll., Eng.; m. 1st, N. Y. City, June 3. 1872.
Matilda Redmond; 2d, N. Y. City, May 16, 1885, Annie
Redmond; children: Eleanor Cross Marquand, Eliot
Buchanan, Mary R., Emily R., W. Redmond, John W.
Mem. banking firm of Morton, Bliss & Co., 1878-1899;
retired. Trustee U. S. Lloyds, Commercial Union As-
surance Co., Palatine Ins. Co., Atlas Ins. Co., Cale-
donian Ins. Co. Clubs: Racquet and Tennis, Century.
Residence: 405 Park Av. Address: 71 Broadway, N.
Y. City.

CROSS, WILLIAM REDMOND

Banker; b. S. Orange, N. J., 1S74; s. Richard James
and Matilda (Redmond) Cross; grad. Yale Univ., A.B.,
1896; m. N. Y. City, 1913, Julia Appleton Newbold.
V.-p. S. C. Western R. R. Co.; mem. firm Redmond &
Co.; dir. Federal Ins. Co., Pere Marquette R. R. Co.,
Albany Southern R. R. Co. Recreations: Aviation,
big game hunting. Clubs: The Brook, University,
Racquet and Tennis, Aero of America, Yale, Recess,
Down Town Ass'n. Residence: Newfoundland, N. J.
Address: 33 Pine St., N. Y. City.

CROSSETT, FREDERICK MELVIN

Corporation official; b. N. Y. City, July 12, 1863; s.
Henry B. and Sarah S. (Stratton) Crossett; direct
town, Mass., 1633; attended Pingry Sch., Elizabeth,
descendant of Samuel Stratton, who settled Water-
Is'. J.; N. Y. Univ., 1S80-1884; B.S., M.S., 1887; N. Y.
Univ. Law Sch., 1S91-1892; m. Paterson, N. J., June
6. 1889, Annie H. Kidd; children: Marion, b. Sept.,
1896; Mildred R b. Dec, 1898. Editor Delta Upsilon
Quarterly, 1883-1892; also College Fraternity, Inter-
collegiate Law Journal, University Law Review; ed-
itor of the Seventh Regiment Gazette, 1897-1910:
Building Trades Employers' Ass'n Bulletin, 1900-1912:
N. Y. Athletic Club Journal. 1900-1908. Chm'n B'd
of Dirs. Plymouth Seam Face Granite Co.; pres. and
dir. Mutual Warehouse Co.; pres., treas. and dir. F. M.
Crossett Co.; dir. Universal Savings Bank. Enlisted
In Co. F, 7th Reg't, N.G.N.Y.. Oct. 8, 1895: appt'd cor-
poral Seot. 27, 1900; honora'bly discharged Dec. 31.



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