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CUMMING, ALEXANDER

Lawyer, educator and public speaker; b. Oil City,
Pa I'V'b. 2, 1872: s. John and Marion (Morrison) Cum-
mins'); ed public sens, and grad. with highest honors
from High Sch., Oil City, Pa.; A.B., 1894, Univ. or
Michigan (Ann Arbor); LL.B., 19U2, Harvard Law
Sch.; A.M., 1903, Harvard I niv., Ph.D. Mem. bars of
Commonwealth of Mass., State of N. Y., and Supremo
Court of U. S. Was founder and pres. (1902-1905),
of La Sociedad Eapanola de la Universldad de Har-
vard, making that soc. one of most thoroughly suc-
cessful in Harvard Univ. Has always been active as
an organizer and officer in many college org'ns and
movements. Is a skilled oarsman and bicyclist, and a
"distinguished expert" with rifle and revolver In cav.
of N. G. Has made extensive studies of industrial,
social, economic and polit. questions, and has been
active for years in State and nat. politics as a cam-
paign speaker and worker in Republican party.
Presby'n. Founder and pres. University Forum or
America, a world-wide tdn'l inst'n of traveling pro-
fessorships of eminent men of action, and original
investigators, whose lectures are based on personal
experience and observation. The lectures are de-
livered before leading univs., colls., and other edn'i
bodies throughout N. America, Europe and the Orient.
This inst'n represents a new development in history
of ed'n. Dir. and counsel of Am. Road Builders' Ass'n
and Anti-Cigarette League of America. Chm'n of Old
Tent Evangel Com.; sec. Brotherhood of Fourth
Presby'n Ch., Highland Guard and Scottish Gaelic
Soc; founder and dir. Am. Pure Food League. Mem.
Exec Com. on Industrial Economics of Nat. Civic
Federation, of Com. of 100 to Celefbrate 100 Years of
Peace between English Speaking Peoples, and of N.
Y. City Fourth of July Com. Mem. Am. Forestry Ass'n,
Nat. Geog. Soc, Am. Peace Soc, B'd of Internat.
Hospitality, U. S. Revolver Ass'n; Sumner Post, No.
24, G. A. R.; Am. Ass'n for Labor Legislation, Am. Inst,
of Criminal Law and Criminology, Am. Scenic and
Historic Preservation Soc, Am. Acad, of Polit. and
Social Science, Am. Civic Ass'n, Nat. Municipal League,
Am. Civic Alliance Nat. Civil Service Reform League,
Nat. Child Labor Com., Playground Ass'n of America,
Am. Mf'rs' Export Ass'n, St. Andrews Soc., Brother-
hood of Presbytery of N. Y., Presoy'n Union of N. Y.,
N. Y. Peace Soc, League for Polit. Ed'n, Harvard Law
Sch. Ass'n of N. Y. City; life mem. Harvard Law Sch.
Ass'n, and Harvard Union, Cambridge, Mass. Delegate
to Universal Congress of Lawyers and Jurists, St.
Louis. 1904. Clubs: N. Y. Caledonian, Liberal, Quill,
Economic, Politics, Pennsylvania, Western, New Eng-
land, Massachusetts, Press, Schoolmasters', Collegiate,
Columbia Univ., Rowing, Hudson Boat, Morningside
Athletic, N. Y. Scottish Soc, Univ. of Michigan (N. Y.),
19th Assembly Dist. Republican, Nat. Progressive
(founder and pres. 1912), College Men's Progressive
League (founder and pres. 1912), Progressive of Co-
lumbia Univ. (founder and pres. 1912), Progressive
Republican (founder and dir. 1911), National Progres-
sive, Claremont Progressive (founder and dir. 1912),
and Hudson Progressive (founder and dir. 1912). Ad-
dress: 550 W. 113th St., N. Y. City.

CUMMINS, ALEXANDER GRISWOLD

Clergyman, editor; b. Smyrna, Del.; s. Alexander
Griswold and Louisa (Hays) Cummins; grad. Swarth-
more Coll., A.B., 1889, Litt.D., 1909; Gen. Theol. Sem.,
1891; Columbia Univ., A.M., 1893. Ordered deacon 1892,
ordained priest 1894 (Episcopalian). Curate Christ
Ch., Greenwich, Conn., 1892-1894; curate Holy Trinity
Ch., N. Y. City, 1S95-1899; minister-in-charge, 1899-
1900; rector, Christ Ch., Poughkeepsie, N. Y., since
1900. Editor, The Chronicle. Trustee, Pringle Home;
dir. in several church and charitable inst'ns; Chm'n
Social Service Comm'n; mem. Standing Com. Diocese
of N. Y.; mem. The Churchman's Ass'n, Phi Beta Kap-
pa, Phi Kappa Psi, Tau Nu Epsilon fraternities, Book
and Key. Clubs: Rectory, The Club, Union League,
Nat. Arts (N. Y.), Amrita, University, Apokeepsing
Boat (Poughkeepsie), Country, Clove Valley Rod and
Gun. Address: The Rectory, Poughkeepsie, N. Y.

CUMMINS, THOMAS KITTREDGE

Treasurer; <b. Boston, Mass., May 22, 1864; s. Thomas
Kittredge and Mary Ann (Paschall) Cummins; ed. Mr.
G. W. C. Noble's private sch., Boston; Harvard Coll.,
A.B., class of 1884; Harvard Law Sch., 1884-1885; un-
married. Mem. Suffolk County, Mass., Bar, 1887; sec.
and treas. Oregon Short Line R. R. Co., 1897; Bay
State Trust Co., 1901; treas. Edison Electric IJluminat-
ing Co. of Boston. Treas., dir. and mem. Exec Com.
Edison Electric Illuminating Co.; v.-p. and dlr. Bay
State Trust Co.; dir. N. E. Casualty Co.: trustee and
mem. Investment Com., Milton Savings Bank; trustee
Milton Cemetery. Mem. First Corps Cadets, Mass.
Vol. Militia, 18S4-18S6. 6th Reg't Inf. Mass. Vol. Militia,



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WHO'S WHO IN NEW YORK



1895-1896. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Soc. Co-
lonial Wars. Trustee and sec. Industrial Sen. for
Crippled and Deformed Children, Boston. Clubs: Ten-
nis and Racquet, St. Botolph, Exchange, Engineers,
Harvard (Boston). Residence: Milton, Mass. Address:
70 State St., Boston, Mass.

CUNLIFFE, JOHN WILLIAM

Prof. English, Columbia Univ.; b. Bolton, Lancashire.
Eng., 1865; ed. Owens Coll. (Shakespeare scholar ana
Berkeley Fellow In English literature); Univ. of Lon-
don, B.A., 1884, M.A., Classics, 1886; Modern Languages.
1888; D.Lit., 1893; m. 1897, Jane Butler Erskine, of
Montreal. Ass't mn'g editor Montreal Gazette, 1893-
1899; lecturer and asso. prof, of English at McGill
Univ., Montreal, until 1907; prof, and chm'n Dep't of
English, Univ. of Wis., 1907-1912; pro. English, Co-
lumbia Univ., and asso. dir. Sch. of Journalism, since
1912. Author: The Influence of Seneca on Elizabethan
Tragedy, Early English Classical Tragedies, Complete
Works of George Gascoigne. Edited various Eliza-
bethan plays, and confrb'd to Cambridge History or
English Literature, and numerous reviews and learned
publications. Recreations: Canoeing, chess. Clubs:
Century, Authors. Address: Columbia Univ., N. if.
City.

CUNNINGHAM, JOHN L.

Fire insurance pres. ; b. Hudson, N. Y., April 5, 1840;
s. Jeremiah and Bertha (White) Cunningham; ed. in
common and private schs. and Union Univ. Law Sch..
Albany, N. T., LL.B., 1861; m. Chestertown, N. Y
Elizabeth Fowler (now deceased); one daughter: Beth
(now wife of William A. Brown, of Glens Falls, N. Y.).
Practised law at Essex, N. Y., until enlisted, 1862, in
118th N. Y. Reg't; went to front, and saw much active
service; was for some time provost marshal at Ports-
mouth, Va.; came out of war as major and brevet
lieut.-col. On return from war appt'd collector inter-
nal revenue lor 16th Cong. Dist. of N. Y. ; resigned to
join field force of Glens Falls Ins. Co. as sp'l ag't;
elected, 1872, sec. of company, and was virtually its
mg'r; since death of Pres. Little, 1892, pres. and dir.
Glens Falls Ins Co. Republican; Presby'n (elder).
Address: Glens Falls, N. Y.

CUPPY, HAZLITT ALVA

Author, publisher; b. Shelburn, Ind., Oct. 3, 1863; s.
Rev. W. T. and Martha Ann Cuppy; ed. Rockville
(Ind.) High Sch.; grad. Franklin (Ind.) Coll.; student
Oxford Univ. (Eng.), 1889-1890; Berlin, 1890-1891;
Heidelberg, Ph.D., 1891-1892; Univ. of Paris, 1892; m.
1895, Elizabeth Overstreet. Founder and editor Al-
truistic Review, 1893-1895; ass't editor Woman's Home
Companion, 1894-1895; editor Baptist Union, 1895-1897;
dir. Univ. Chicago Press, 1896-1898; correspondent and
contb'r to various English and Am. publications; pub-
lisher Public Opinion, 1898-1906. Author and editor:
Oiur Own Times, A Continuous History of the Twen-
tieth Century (vols. I-X, inclusive). Residence: Kissel
Manor, Lititz, Pa. Address: 113 Hudson St., and City
Club, N. Y. City.

CURRAN, CHARLES C.

Artist; lb. Hartford, Ky., Feb. 13, 1861; s. Ulysses T.
and Elizabeth (Thompson) Curran; studied art at
Cincinnati Son. of Design, Nat. Acad, of Design and
Art Students' League, N. Y.; Julien Acad., Paris, under
Benjamin Constant and L. Doucet; m. Norwalk, 0.,
June 12, 1888, Grace Wickham; children: Louis Wick*
ham, b. 1889; Stanley Thompson, b. 1894; Emily, b.
1903. Ass't to dir. of fine arts, Paris Exp'n, 1900; ass't
dir. of fine arts, Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo, 1901. Sec.
and treas. Colonial Studios (Stock Co.). Awarded 2d
and 3d Hallgarten prizes and Clark prize, Nat. Acad.
Design; hon. mention Paris Salon; medals: Atlanta
Cotton State Exp'n and Chicago Columbian Exp'n;
silver medal Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo, and La. Purchase
Exp'n, 1904; Carnegie prize, Soc. Am. Artists; 1st Cor-
coran prize, Washington; Shaw Fund prize, Soc. Am.
Artists, Nat. Academician; mem. Am. Water Color Soc,
N. Y. Water Color Club. Clubs: Lotos (life mem.),
Fencing (life mem.), Salmagundi. Address: 39 W. 67th
St., N. Y. City.

CURRAN, THOMAS F.

Lawyer; b. Yonkers, N. Y.. Sept. 5, 1876; s. Patrick
and Margaret (McGrath) Curran; ed. Yonkers public
and parochial schs.; m. Yonkers, N. Y., July, 1901,
Elizabeth Lavelle. Junior mem. firm Breman & Cur-
ran; representing corp'n, including N. Y. Central &
Hudson River R. R., In Westchester County; corp'n
counsel of Yonkers six years; engaged in trial of many
important cases in Westchester County. Was candi-
date for city judge of Yonkers; active in city, county
and state politics. Democrat; Catholic. Residence:
45 Locust Hill Av. Address: Gettv Sq., Yonkers, N. Y.



CURREY, JONATHAN P.

Adjuster marine losses; b. Yorktown, N. Y., Mar. 9,
1847; s. Rev. Benjamin and Susan (Hart) Currey; ed.
private schs. and Washington Co. Collegiate Inst.;
studied marine law 6 years with Judge James S.
Chew; m. St. Louis, Mo., April 17, 1894, Mary S., d.
Col. Henry Clay Moore. Practised adjusting marine
losses for 20 years; since 1893 pres. and trustee Met.
Savings Bank, N. Y. City; trustee N. River Ins. Co.
Republican. Attends P. E. Ch. Incarnation. Mem.
Average Adjusters' Ass'n of U. S. (chm'n 1894-1895);
mem. Chamber of Commerce, G. A. R and S. A R.
Club: Lotos. Residence: Mohegan Lake, N Y Ad-
dress: 59 Cooper Sq., N. Y. City.

CURTIN, JAMES H.

Theatrical mg'r; b. Houston, Texas, May 23, 1858; s.
Michael and Catherine (O'Connor) Curtin; common
sch. ed'n at Houston, Tex.; m. Rushville, Ind., 1879,
Clara M. Coleman; one daughter: Louise, b 1886.
Originally architect, then sheriff Harris Co., Tex.;
then disciplinarian Indian Sch., Carlisle, Pa.; since then
theatrical mg'r. Pres. Theatrical Traveling Mg'rs
Ass'n; sec. Eastern Circuit Theatrical Mg'rs; mem N.
Y. Mg'rs Ass'n. Has traveled the world over. Demo-
crat. Mason, 33". Mem. of Odd Fellows. Knight pf
Pythias; mem. Royal Arcanum, Elks, Legion of Mercy
Recreations: Hunting, fishing. Clubs: City, Masonic,
Craftsman's, Square. Address 454 51st St., Brooklyn,
N. Y.

CURTIS, DAVID A.

Newspaper writer, author; b. Norwich, Conn., Oct.
19, 1846; s. David R. and Sophia C. T. (Lazell) Curtis;
ed. Poly. Inst., Brooklyn; private sch., Huntsville, Ala.,
and one year at Columbia Law Sch.; m. Lizzie Dun-
gate. Siwce 1873 engaged as writer and contb'r to
New York magazines, daily newspapers and newspaper
syndicates; especially well known since 1895 for his
weekly contb'ns of poker stories to N. Y. Sunday Sun.
Served as librarian of N. Y. City, 1892-1893. Author:
Queer Luck; Science of Draw Poker; Bevond Hypno-
tism: Stand Pat; Old Man Greenhut and His Friends.
Democrat. Club: Press. Address: N. Y. Press Club,
N. Y. City.

CURTIS, ELLICOTT DOUGLASS

Farmer, retired lawyer; b. Rye, N. Y., Sept. 7, 1S77;
s. Charles Boyd and Isabel (Douglass) Curtis; ed.
Groton Sch., Groton, Mass.; Harvard Coll.; A.B., 1898;
Columbia Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1901; m. June 1 1911
Lilian Carpenter; children: Carolvn Bowne. b. May 11,
1912; Isabel Douglass, b. Oct. 4, 1913. Admitted to bar
in N. Y., Jan., 1901; entered office of Bowers & Sands,
Nov., 1901, remaining until May, 1906; formed firm
Roelker, Bailey & Curtis, which continued until May,
1909, retired law practice; now engaged in gen. agri-
culture and forestry. Independent Democrat. Mem.
various agr'l and fruit growers socs. Clubs: Harvard,
University. Residence: Litchfield, Conn.

CURTIS, FRANK C.

Patent lawyer; b. Troy, N. Y., June 3, 1869; s. Charles
H. and Gertrude L. (Mabee) Curtis; ed. public schs.,
Troy, N. Y. Admitted to bar, 1891; practice exclusively
in patent law; successor to firm of Mosher & Curtis,
Troy. N. Y.; m. Marie J. Leduc. Served six years in
N. G. S. N. Y. Republican. Mem. Troy Citizens' Corps
Am. Bar Ass'n, N Y. State Bar Ass'n, Rensselaer
County Bar Ass'n. Clubs: Pafraets Dael, Troy, Re-
publican of Rensselaer Co. Address: Cannon Place,
Troy. N. Y.

CURTIS, FREDERIC C.

Physician; b. Union, S. C, Oct. 19, 1S43; s. Lupton
Warner and Elizabeth (Colton) Curtis; grad. Beloit
Coll., A.B., 1866; A.M., 1869 Univ. of Mich.; Coll. Phys.
and Surg., Columbia, M.D., 1870; Univ.of Vienna: m.
Albany, N. Y., June 3, 1884, Charlotte Elizabeth Ban-
croft. Engaged in practise as physician from 1871.
Mem. and pres. Med. Soc. State of N. Y.; since soon
after establishment of State Dept. of Health, actively
connected with its med. and literary work: was an
editor for several years of Albany Medical Annals;
otherwise contb'r to current med. literature; has been
several times in Europe. Health officer Albany,
1S75-1876. Served 4 months as private, 40th Wis. Vols.,
in 1864, in Civil War. Prof, dermatology, Albany Med.
Coll.; physician to Albany and Child's Hosps. ; con-
sulting dermatologist N. Y. State Dep't Health. Re-
publican. Elder 2d Presby'n Ch. Mem. Med. Soc. Co.
of Albany, Am. Public Health Ass'n. Post 63, G. A. R..
Sons Revolution, Soc. Mayflower Descendants. Albany
Hist, and Art Ass'n. Nu Sigma Nu fraternity. Trustee
Albany Acad, for Girls. Albany County Savings Bank.
Address: 17 Washington Av., Albany, N. Y.



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CURTIS, GEORGE LENOX

Physician, author; b. 1S54; s. Charles Thomas and
Jane Curtis: grad, Unli ol Pa., M.D., 1857: m. Coates-
vilie, Pa., Feu. 12, 1896, Janle Elizabeth Richmond.
Successor to Prof. James E. Garrolsun of Philadelphia;
ex-prof, and ex-clinical Instr, surgery, of mouth and
face; practise is chietiy in surgery and electro-
therapeutics. Contb'r man.' articles on these subjects,
in which is recognized authority. Dlscoverei of Ozone
as applied to medicine; first to demonstrate its heal-
ing value; discovered aetiology of diabetis and tuber-
culosis and their cure. .Mem. A. A. AS. Soo. Am. Au-
thors, Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y.- State Med. Soc, N Y.
County Med. Soc, Med. Ass'n Greater N. Y., Am, Blec
tro-Therapeutic Ass'n, Penn. Med. Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc.
Clubs: Fellowship, Burroughs Nature. Explorers. Can
adian Camp (pres.). Address: 71 Central Park W..
N. Y. City.

CURTIS, H. HOLBROOK

Physician; b. N. v. City, Dee. 15, 1856; s. Judge Will-
iam E. and Mary A. Curtis; grad. Vale Univ., Ph.B..
1877; M.D., ls&O; post-grad, work in hospitals of
Vienna and Paris; m. Brooklyn. N. Y., June 19, 1S84,
Josephine Allen; one daughter, Marjorie A. Specialist
in laryngology and rhinology;. discovered method of
vibration of vocal cords, which has applied practically
to cure singers' nodules. Consulting laryngologist to
N. Y. Throat and Nose Hosp., Minturn Diphtheria and
Scarlet Fever Hosp.; consulting aurist to Nassau (L. I.)
Hosp. Mem. British, French and Am. Laryngol..
Rhinol. and Othol. Socs. ; v. -p. Am. Social Science
Ass'n; fellow Royal Med. Soc. of Great Britain; sec.
Nat. Inst. Social Sciences. Author: Voice Building
and Tone Placing. Episcopalian. Mem. S.A.R. Clubs
Union, University. Church, Calumet, Garden City Golf
Address: US Madison Av., N. Y. City.

CURTIS. JAMES BRECKENRIDGE

Lawyer; b. Indianapolis, Ind., 1865; s. James J. and
Margaret (McCain; Curtis; grad. Dialer Coll. (Univ.
Indianapolis), A.B., 1886; m. Morristown, N. J., 1S90,
Jennette Cutler; children: Brian Cutler, Charles Cutler.
Made sp'l study of law of corp'ns; corp'n counsel city
of Indianapolis, 1895-1S97; settled disputes and litf-
gation between city and traction companies, railroad
and telephone companies. Mem. Ind. House of Repre-
sentatives, 1SSS-1S95; speaker House, 1893-1S95; in-
troduced and advocated to passage one of earliest bills
of modern city charter recognized as a model; ad-
vocated Australian ballot and prison reform laws;
procured first appropriation for Ind. N. G., of which
was mem. 17 years, retiring as col.; com'd light bat-
tery art'y, Spanish-Am. War, serving in Porto Rico
in Miles' Expd'n; for 20 years com'd champion bat-
tery art'y, as demonstrated in annual competitions; at
close of Spanish-Am. War came to N. Y. City, where
has given sp'l attention to corp'n practice in N. Y.
and through U. S. Pres. Newark Telephone Co., Hud-
son Telephone Co.; dir. Am. Dist. Telephone Co.,
Holmes Elec. Protection Co., Telephone Contracting
Co., Charlotte Telephone Co., Gamewell Fire Alarm
Telephone Co., Manhattan Fire Alarm Co., Am. Brake
Shoe & Foundry Co. Democrat. Nat. pres. Delta Tau
Delta fraternity since 1907; leader in reforms in Am.
Coll. fraternities. Pres. Indiana Soc. of N. Y. Clubs:
Riding, Manhattan, Lawyers. Address: 115 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

CURTIS, JOHN GREEN

Physician, physiologist; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 29 1844;
grad. Harvard, A.B., 1866, A.M., 1S69; Columbia] M.D.,
1870, LL.D., 1901; m. 'Netta E. Blackwood. Ass't
demonstrator and demonstrator anatomy, 1870-1875,
adjunct lecturer and adjunct prof, physiology, 1S75-
1883, prof, physiology. Coll. Phys. and Surg., since
1SS3, Columbia Univ. House surgeon, 1870, attending
surgeon, 1S76-1S81. Bellevue Hosp.; sec. Med. Faculty,
Columbia, 1876-1890. Mem. Am. Soc. Naturalists, Am.
Physiol. Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc. N. Y. Co. Med.
Soc Club: University. Address: 401 W. 118th St.,
N. Y. City.

CURTIS, WILLIAM EDMOND

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, June 2, 1855; eldest s. late
William Edmond (chief justice Superior Court of N. Y.)
and Mary A. (Scovill) Curtis; grad. Trinity Coll. Hart-
ford, 1S75, LL.D., 1902; unmarried. Admitted to N. Y.
Bar, 1S77, and began practise as mem. firm of Stearns
& Curtis; ass't Sec. of Treasury of U. S., 1893-1897.
and during term was for several months in England
on sp'l mission for Treasury Dept.; since 1S97, senior
mem. law firm of Curtis. Mallet-Prevost & Colt. Demo-
crat; took earnest part in the movement which re-
sulted in the Syracuse Convention, 1892. and was treas.
of the Provisional State Committee; aqueduct comm'r
of City of N. Y. under Mayor Low. 1902; delegate to
Nat. Dem. Conv., 1904. Episcopalian. Life trustee



Trimtj Coll.: mem. Ass'n Bai City of N. v.; fellow

Am. Geog. Soc; life mem. N. Y. Hist. Soc. Clubs:
Union, Century, Tuxedo. Down Town. City Midday,
Manhattan, University. Church, City (N. V. City), Gar-
den City Golf, Metropolitan (Washington, D. C). Res-
idence: 27 w . 47th St., N. Y. City.

CURTIS, WILLIAM JOHN

Lawyer: b. Brunswick, Maine. Aug. 28, LSS4; s. John
and Letitia A. (Bammer) Curtis; grad. Bowdoin Coll.,
A.B., 1875, LL.D., 1913; m. Augusta, Me., June 13. 1881
Lena Sturtevant Riley; children: Mrs. Katharine C*
Pierce, Mrs. Helen V. Taylor, Lena Riley, Mildr. d.
\\ illiam J., Jr. Mem. law firm of Sullivan & Crom-
well, N. Y. City, since Jan., 1887. Mem. B'd of Over-
seers, Bowdoin Coll., Brunswick, Me. Mem. Am. Bar
Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N Y
hon. mem. Bar Ass'n State of Ala. Clubs: City, Down
Town Ass'n. N. Y. Yacht. University, Scarsdale Golf,
fet. Andrew Golf, Greenwich Countrv. Residence- 9S6
Fifth Av. Address: 49 Wall St., N. Y. City.

CURTISS, BENJAMIN DE FOREST

Retired manufacturer; b. Watertown, Conn. 1S5D
s - EJj and Alma (de Forest) Curtiss; ed. public schs'
of Watertown and French's Sch., New Haven Conn :
m. Rye. N. Y., Ella M. Mills (deceased). Formerly in
manufacturing business, but retired some years since-
has been executor and mg'r of estates. Trustee Met'
7w . ln l\ S& - Pry Dock Savings Inst'n, McAuley
(Water St.) Mission. Republican; Presbyt'n: mem New

Pafk a Av N C Y Citv : Un ' n Lea ue ' Add ret 9S3

CURTISS, FRANK

Capitalist, traction official; b. Sheffield Mass 1S3Q-
s Orren and Caroline Curtiss; ed. in schs. of Sheffield'
Mass.; pres. and dir Sixth Av. R. R.. Great Barrington
Elec. Light Co Berkshire Block, Mahaiwe Block; v-p
and dir. Nat. Mahaiwe Bank, Great Barrington Maw
fleid'Tass. 750 Washinst0n St - N ' Y - City, and ShefJ

CURTISS, GEORGE BOUGHTON

,. lawyer; b. Mt. Morris, N. Y., Sept. 16. 1852; s. George
(killed in siege of Vicksburg) and Huldah (Bough-
ton) Curtiss; removed with parents to farm in Mc-

wf^ y Unty ^ I1 iT : \i public schs - and Marengo (111 )
High Sch.; grad Northwestern Business Coll., Madison
Wis.; m Binghamton, N. Y., May 1, 1SS8, Mary D
^ s; v,* cl?ll( V ren: ,? ,lz betn Huldah and Isabella Bliss'
Taught in Lowell's Business Coll., Binghamton N Y
four years, at same, time studying law; admitted to
Ti.tfni?^' t 188 ?;, sej'or mem. firm Curtiss, Keenan &
Tuttill: dist. att'y Broome Co., N. Y. 18S3-1S89- U q
fJio y ' Northern Dist. of N. Y., from June, 1900'-Sept,'
1913. Republican. Author: Protection and Prosperity
, Indu ?' rial Development of Nations (published
1912). Address: Binghamton, N. Y.

CURTISS, JULIAN WHEELER

Merchant, mf'r; b. Fairfield. Conn., Aug. 29 185S- s
Henry Tomlmson and Mary Eliza Henderson (Beards-
Zl Curtiss; ed Brooklyn Poly. Inst., Hopkins Gram-
i^?n S Ar h - T r le F nlV A' A-B., 1879; m. N. Y. City, Oct. 12,
S' ^ ary co V ou ^ e Case; children: Jean Beardsley, b
Nov. 29, 1S81; Mary Louise, b. April 12, 1S84; Henry
? om i 1 e n - on, D ' b - AP r iJ I?. 18S9; Margaret Burr, b. Dec
-b, 1S9i. Sec A. G. Spalding & Bros., 1885-1907; 2d
Bi"Ln noe 1907 M. Treas - Peck & Suyden; dir. Yale
5 ? Co -^H epuD . llcan - Pres - N - Y - Ass'n, Delta Kappa
^"^"n- 190 ^ P ir - Yale Alumni Fund, chm'n B'd Dirs!,
I904-190o; chmn Yale-Harvard Regatta Com., 1S99-
1904; grad. head Yale Rowing, 1908-1910; steward Am
Rowing Ass'n; treas. Am. Olympic Com. 1904-1912:,
v.-p. Conn. Golf Ass'n, 1912-1913. caubs: 'University
Hardware, Yale (Pres.), Special Car, Graduates (New
?^ en ,'' Greenwich Country (Greenwich, Conn.) Fair-
field County Golf (pres. 1S96-1900). Residence: Oak
*arm, Greenwich, Conn. Address: 126 Nassau St..

CUSACK, THOMAS FRANCIS

Catholic bishop; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 22 1S62- s
James and Honora (Boland) Cusack; grad. 'St. Fran-
cis Xavier Coll., N. Y. City, 1880; Trov Sem., Troy N
Y. Ordained priest, May 30, 1885; Superior of N Y
Diocesan Mission Soc. 1S97-1904; consecrated April
1&.J 904 ' auxiliary bishop of N. Y. Address: 142 E.
29th St., N. Y. City.

CUSHING, HARRY ALONZO

M L .t wycr; i. Lynn, Mass., Sept. 15. 1870; s. Alvin
Mathew and Elizabeth (Pearsons) Cushing- grad Am-
herst Coll., A.B.. 1891; Columbia Univ., PhD 'l896-
LB -' 1? 01; m - 1S99 ' Elizabeth Newton of Holyoke'
Mass. Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N Y Am
Bar Ass'n, Am. Hist. Ass'n. Sec New England Soc. of
N. Y. Author: The Writings of Samuel Adams (4



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vols.). Editor: Amherst Graduates Quarterly. Clubs:
Century, Union League, Sleepy Hollow, Lawyers, Re-
publican, University (Boston). Address: 43 Cedar St..
N. T. City.

CUSHMAN, JOSEPH WOOD

Real estate operator; b. N. T. City, Sept. 15, 1SG3; s.
E. Holbrook and Mary (Wood) Cushman; grad. Colum-
bia Coll., B.A. (honor class), 18S4; m. N. Y. City, Jan.
10, 1893, Frances J. Rathborne; children: Joseph
Rathborne, Holbrook Benezet, Mary Allerton, Eliza-
beth L. Mem. Citizen's Union and chm'n Ninth Assem-
bly Dist. many years; pres. and dir. J. W. Cushman
& Co., The Cushman & Denison Mf'g Co., City Land
Improvement Co. Episcopalian. Clubs: University,
Columbia Univ., Comedy, Alpha Delta Phi, Church.
Residences: 432 W. 23d St., and Bedford. N. Y. Ad-
dress: 240 W. 23d St., N. Y. City.

CUTCHEON, FRANKLIN W. M.

Lawyer; b. Dexter, Mich., Mar. 6, 1864; s. Byron M.
and Marie A. (Warner) Cutcheon; grad. Univ. of
Michigan, Ph.B., 1885; m. St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 5, 1891,
Sarah Gibson Flandrau. Admitted to bar and prac-
tised law in St. Paul, Minn., 1885-1899; removed to N.
Y. City, 1899, where has since practised. Active in
Dem. politics in Minnesota, and 1892-1893 chm'n State
Central Com.; assisted in org'n Sound Money Demo-
cracy, 1896, and served on Nat. Com. of the Nat. org'n.
Mem. Arm Byrne & Cutcheon; dir. Western Pacific
R'y Co., Salt Lae City Union Depot R. R. Co., Queens
County Water Co. Democrat. Mem. Ass'n Bar city
of N. Y., Alpha Delta Phi. Recreations: Riding, hunt-



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