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Agostim. Engaged in active practise since 1901. Has
traveled abroad for study in England, France and
Germany. Episcopalian. Mem. many med. socs. and
ass'ns and Sons, of Revolution. Clubs: Harvard,
Union, Brook, Knickerbocker. Residence: 17 W. 47th
St. Address: 58 W. 47th St.. N. Y. City.

DAVIS, FRANCIS WILLIAM

Physician; b. Champion, Jefferson Co., N. Y., Sept.
17, 1862; s. Richard and Elizabeth (Richards) Davis;
ed. in public sens., in Jefferson Co., N. Y.; N. Y. Univ.
Med. Coll., M.D., 1893; State Normal Coll., Albany,
iN. Y. ; diploma Chautauqua Literary and Scientific
Circle, 1892; received diploma from State Med. B'd of
N. J., 1905; m. N. Y. City, 1895, Emma Schultze. Public
sch. teacher in Jefferson Co., N. Y., 1SS1-1S89. En-
gaged in practise of medicine in N. Y. City since
graduation, 1893; physician to N. Y. Hosp., Out-Patient
Dep't. Capt. Nat. "Vol. Emergency Service. Republican.
Mem. M. E. Ch., Am. Med. Ass'n of Greater N. Y., N. Y.
State Med. Soc, Alumni Ass'n N. Y. Univ, East Side
Med. Soc, Jefferson County Soc, F. and A. M., mem.
of Half-Past Nine Club, of Chas. Dickens Sons of St.
George. Physician for Albion Mutual Benefit Soc, N.
Y. City, also Burdett Coutts Dodge No. 41, Daughters
of St. George, Matamora Tribe and Mohawk Tribe, Im-
proved Order of Red Men. Mem. Sons of St. George,
Masonic Veterans' Ass'n, Nat. Geog. Soc. Club: Re-
publican. Address: 142 W. 12th St., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, FRANCLYN ELBERT

Physician, author; b. Brooklyn, June 21, 1S5S; s. late
Capt. Thomas E. Davis, U. S. N., and Jane (Cole)
Davis; grad. St. John's Coll., Fordham, N. Y., B.A.,
1880; Mass. Coll. of Pharmacy, Ph.G., 1882; Univ. of
Victoria Coll., Coburg, Ont., -VI. D., 1SS9; m. Rochester,
N. Y., Charlotte Elizabeth DeWitt. Writer for N. Y.
World, Steward's Bulletin, Nat. Hosp. Record, and
editor of the Emergency Service. Engaged in prac-
tice of medicine from graduation; travelled all over
the world; first man to introduce into this country
serums from the Institut Pasteur, Paris, and to in-
troduce oxygen apparatus for the life saving of the
miners. Major and B'vt Lt. Col. Surgeon, U. S. V.;
brig. gen. and dir. gen. Nat. Volunteer Emergency
Service, founded on strict military lines to give first
aid to the injured. Capt. Co. A, the Old Guard, N. Y.
Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, Ass'n
Military Surgeons, N. J. Pharm. Ass'n, Art Ass'n of
America, Soc of the Genesee, St. David's Soc, Am.
Veterans of Foreign Wars, James C. Rice Post No. 29,



G. A. R.; U. S. War Veterans, Army and Navy Union,
Soc. of Colonial Wars, Soc. of the Puerto Rico Expd'n,
Masons, Elks. Hon. mem. Ancient & Honorable Artil-
lery Co. of Boston, St. John's Ambulance Corps, Lon-
don, Eng. Mem. Hudson-Fulton Comm'n and Com.
on Public Health. Mem. Internat. Congress of Hygiene
& Demography. Recreations: Horseback riding, boat-
ing. Clubs: Army and Navy (Washington), N. Y.
Press, Harmony, Manhattan Automobile, Thirteen (X.
Y. City), Press (Chicago), Univ. (London; non-resi-
dent). Address: 41 St. Nicholas Terrace. N. Y. City.

DAVIS, FRANK HOWARD

Capitalist; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 18, 1859; mem.
firm of Hawley & Davis; v. -p., treas. and dir. Iowa
Central R'y Co., Minneapolis & St. Louis R. R. Co.,
Chicago & Alton R. R. Co.; treas. and dir. Des Moines
& Fort Dodge R. R. Co.; dir. Iowa Central & Western
R. R. Co., Pittsburgh, Shawmut & Northern R'y Co.,
Newport News Shipbuilding & Dry Dock Co., Toledo,
St. Louis & Western R. It. Co., Chesapeake & Ohio R'y
Co., Mo., Kansas & Texas R'y Co., Hocking Valley R'y
Co., White Sulphur Springs, Inc., Keithsburg Bridge
Co., Western Power Co., Standard Safe Deposit Co. of
N. Y., Hocking Coal Co. Clubs: Railroad, Automobile
of America, City Midday, Baltusrol Golf. Residence:
Elizabeth, N. J. Address: 25 Broad St., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, FREDERICK J.

Lawyer; b. Owego, N. Y., Aug. 12, 1871; s. Burr J.
and Sarah F. (Sperry) Davis; ed. Owego Free Acad.;
grad. Cornell, LL.B., 1896. Admitted to the bar, June,
1896; formed partnership with Martin S. Lynch, May
1, 1899, for gen. practice; active in Democratic poli-
tics for several years; delegate to State convens.; dir.
Owego Water Works. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem.
Tioga Co. Bar Ass'n; Friendship Lodge 153, F. and
A. M. ; Defiance Hook and Ladder Co. 5. Recreations:
Hunting, fishing. Clubs: Owego Rod and Gun, Camp
Fire of America. Address: Owego, Tioga Co., N. Y.

DAVIS, FREDERICK WILLIAM

Clergyman; grad. Brown Univ., A.B., 1886. Ordered
deacon, 1889, by Bishop Clark, and ordained priest,
1S90, by Bishop Scarborough, in ministry of Episcopal
Ch. Ass't Trinity Ch., Trenton, N. J., 18S9-1890; ass't
Ch. of the Redeemer, 1S90-1891, and in charge same
church, N. Y. City, 1S91-1893; ass't Ch. of Beloved
Disciple, N. Y. City, 1892-1893; ass't St. Martin's Ch..
Brooklyn, 1893-1895; ass't Grace Ch., Newark, N. J..
1S95; since 1895 rector St. Martin's Ch., Brooklyn.
Author: The Office of the Mass; Three Hours' Agony
Service. Address: 293 President St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

DAVIS, FREDERICK WILLIS

Banker and real estate broker; b. Hartland, Som-
erset Co., Me., June 26, 1872; s. Frederick Fuller and
Mary Elizabeth (Rand) Davis; descendant of Robert
Davis, who landed in Barnstable, Mass., in 1639, from
England; also descended from Capt. Isaiah Brown,
who commanded at the first battle of Lexington, 1775;
ed. public sons, of Boston, Mass., and Augusta, Me.;
m. Plymouth Ch., Brooklyn, June 10, 1903, Grace Allen
Vose, descendant of Ethan Allen; children: Willis
Gorham, b. April 6, 1904; Allen Churchill, b. Sept. 18,
1906; Fred'k Morton, b. Oct. 30, 1911 (died Oct. 31,
1911); Fred'k Vose, b. Oct. 14, 1912. Private sec. to
Oetavius D. Baldwin, ex-pres. Fourth Nat. Bank of N.
Y.; also to Rev. Lyman Abbott, D.D., pastor Plymouth
Ch., Brooklyn, N. Y., 1888-1890; ass't to R. W. Ray-
mond, Ph.D., sec. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, 1S90-1S94;
sec. to William Bouldin, Jr., pres. Fogarty Gas &
Chemical Co. of N. Y., 1895-1896; sec. to William H.
Randall, sup't Mergenthaler Linotype Co., of Brook-
lyn, 1897-1904; with Austin B. Fletcher, LL.D., pres.
New England Soc, and Guthrie, Cravath & Henderson,
attv's, 1905; pres. and gen. mg'r Frederick W. Davis
& Co., stocks, bonds and investment securities, N. Y.
City, 1907-1911; real estate broker and agent for estate
of Thomas E. Crimmins, N. Y., since 1911. Author:
How I Made a Fortune on the Pan-American Stamps,
Oliver Cromwell and His Times, History of the
Beecher Literary and Debating Society, Dorothy and
Other Stories; contb'r to The Century, National, Brook-
lyn Life and other magazines. Republican; Presby'n.
Former asso. mem. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs; Bedford
Branch Y. M. C. A., Apollo Club, Brooklyn Inst, of
Arts and Sciences (8 years on Reception Com.). Rec-
reations: Golf, tennis, automobiling. swimming, etc.
Clubs: Singers (N. Y.), Hope Lodge Glee (E. Orange),
St. Agnes Tennis. Residence: 140 N. Grove St., E.
Orange, N. J. Address: 25 W. 42nd St., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, HAYNE

Lawyer; b. Statesville, N. C, Nov. 2, 1868; s. E.
Havne and Mary Williams (Pearson) Davis; grad.
Univ. of N. C, A.B., 1SSS. Mem. law firm Williams.
Henderson & Davis. Knoxville, Tenn.. 1891-1S94;
opened law office in X. Y. City. 1904. Sec. of Dem.



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State Exec. Com. of X. C, 1SSS; sec. Am. delegation to
12th, 13th and 14th sessions of Interparliamentary
Union. Founder and first pres. of The American Peace
and Arbitration League. Author of many articles on
internat. questions. Democrat. Address: 371 Central
Park W., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, HERBERT E.

Architect; b. Newark. X. J., Nov. 27, 1S70; s. Stephen
A. and Harriet (Lyon) Davis; ed. Mass. Inst. Tech-
nology; m. X Y. City, Jan. 10, 1900. Edith Stewart
Mott; children: Dorothy, b. 1901; Stewart Mott, h. 1004.
Engaged in practice as architect since 1897, now of
firm Davis, McGrath & Kiess'ing, architects. Served
in Spanish-Am. War on auxiliary cruiser Yankee.
Mom. Am. Inst, of Architects and N. Y. Chapter same;
Chi Phi fraternity. Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Technology.
Address: Fuller Bldg., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, HOWLAND

Banker; m. Anna Shippen; children: Hester, Ruth,
Howland S.. William S. Mem. firm of Blake Bros. &
Co.; mem. Advisory Com. U. S. Lloyds; U. S. trustee
Netherlands Fire Ins. Co.: dir. Associated Merchants'
Co., Corn Exchange Bank, N. Y. Improved Real Estate.
Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, New England Soc. Mayflower
Descendants. Clubs: Union League, Union, Down
Town, Plavers. Century. Riding. Residence: 204 Mad-
ison Av. Address: 25 Broad St., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, JAMES OSWALD

Clergyman; b. Buffalo, N. Y.. 1856; s Thaddeus C.
and Anna M. Davis; gTad. Gen. Theol. Sem., N. Y. City,
B.D.. 1SS2; m. N. Y. City, 1884, Mrs. Helen Burnet.
Ordered deacon, 1882, by Bishop Horatio Potter, and
ordained priest, 1883, by Bishop Seymour, in ministry
of Episcopal Ch. Curate at Mt. Ca>vary Ch., Balti-
more. Md 1882-1884; curate Ch. St. Mary the Virgin,
N. Y. Citv, 1SS4-18S6: rector St. John's, Bellefonte, Pa.,
1SS6-1891": Christ Ch.. Beatrice, Neb.. 1S91-1S94; St.
Luke's Ch., Chester, and in charge Gethsemane Mis-
sion, Proctorsville, Vt.. 1894-1902; rector Ch. of St.
Joseph of Arimathea, Elmsford, N. Y., 1902-1908; rector
Ch. of the Holy Communion. Lake Mahopac, N. Y.,
since 1908. Address: Lake Mahopac, N. Y.

DAVIS, JAMES SHERLOCK

Merchant, m'fr; b. Cooleville, O., Sept. 1, 1862; s.
James K. and Helen A. (Austin) Davis; ed. public and
PTivate schools and U. S. Naval Acad.; m. Brooklyn,
June 8, 1893. Evelyn Herbert Adair; children: Helen
L., b. 1894; Sherlock, b. 1902. Resigned from the navy
in 1SS3, and became connected with lumber firm of
Cross, Austin & Co., which later became Cross.
Austin & Ireland Lumber Co.: made v.-p. and mg'r
sales office of company In N. Y. City; since 1904,
pres. same; pres. N. Y. Lumber Trade Ass'n. 1904-1906.
Mem. Mf'rs Ass'n, the Grand St. B'd of Trade. Employ-
ers' League of Brooklyn, B'd of Trade and Trans-
portation of N. Y. City, Bld'g Trades Employers'
Ass'n of N. Y. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Ohio
Soc. of N. Y. ; trustee Brooklyn Kindergarten and High
Sch. Ass'n. Clubs: Kings Co. Dem.. Xat. Dem. Reform
(N. Y. Citv). Hamilton, Crescent (Brooklyn), Church
Club of Diocese of L. I. (pres. 3 years). Address: 437
Clinton Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

DAVIS. JEFFREY

Cotton mf'r; b. Centreville, R. I., Sept. 2, 1850; s.
William D. and Mary Eleanor (Congdon) Davis; grad.
Brown Univ., B.P., class 1S70; m. Providence, R. I.,
1888, Abbv P. C. Cunliffe. In mf'g business since 1870.
Pres. Quidnick Windham Mf'g Co., dir. Am. Enamel
Co., Mercantile Mutual Fire Ins. Co., Providence Mu-
tual Fire Ins. Co. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem.
Theta Delta Chi fraternity. R. I. Sch. of Design. Treas.
and dir. R. I. Humane Ed'n Soc. Recreations: Golf,
motoring, fishing. Clubs: Hope, Agawam, Squantum,
Point Judith Countrv, Narragansett Pier Reading
Room, Brown Univ. (N. Y.), Brown Univ. (Providence,
R. I.). Residence: Kingston, R. I., and Narragansett,
Pier, R. I. Address: 49 Westminster St., Providence.
R. I.
DAVIS, KATHARINE BEMENT

Comm'r of Corrections; appt'd by Mayor Mitchel,
Jan. 1, 1914. Address: 148 E. 20th St., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, LESLIE AMMERTON

Consul; b. Port Jefferson. N. Y.. April 29, 1876; s.
Adelbert C. Davis and Harriet (Woodhull); d. Caleb
Smith Woodhull, Mayor of N. Y. City, 1849-1850: grad.
Cornell Univ., Ph.B., 1898; Columbian (now George
Washington) Univ., LL.B., 1904; N. Y. Univ. Law
Sch. (one year graduate work); m. St. Petersburg,
Russia, Dec. 18, 1912, Catharine E. Carman. Prac-
tised law in N. Y. City. 1904-1912; appt'd consul at
Batum, Russia. March 13, 1912. Traveled extensive-
ly. Recreations: Travelling, mountain climbing. Ad-
dress: Am. Consulate, Batum, Russia.



DAVIS. MARY R. GALE

Educator, lecturer; b. Vermont; d. Daniel Amory and
Rosetta Cynthia (Austin) Gale; ed. High Sch.. Brattle-
'boro, Vt., Leland -V- Gray Acad., Townshend, Vt., sum-
mer schs., Teachers' Coll., one year; Lowell course
Poly. Inst., Boston, Mass.; grad. N. Y Univ. Sch. of
Pedagogy, Pd.M., 1904; m. George Davis, lawyer (de-
ceased); children: Ella May (deceased). Celestial (de-
ceased). Instr. and principal Lucia Gale Barber Sch.
of Rhythm and Correlated Arts. Congregationalist.
Mem. Soc. of Fine Arts, Nat. Congress of Mothers, Dist.
Congress of Mothers. Clubs: Twentieth Century, Mon-
day Evening. Address: 2003 and 2007 Columbia Road,
Washington, D. C.

DAVIS, MINOR MEEK

Electrical eng'r; b. N. Chatham, Mass., Mar. 28, 1858;
s. Samuel and Lucy Ann (Noyes) Davis; ed. Coffin
Sch., Nantucket, Mass.; m. Brooklyn, Dec. 5, 1889, Min-
nie B. Smith. Has been almost continuously in tele-
graph service, visiting most of large cities of U. S. ;
elec. eng'r Postal Telegraph Cable Co.; has invented
and patented several elec. devices. Fellow Am. Inst.
Elec. Eng'rs; charter mem. (was mem. B'd Dir.) Tele-
graph Aid Soc; was mem. Exec. Com. Telegraph
Mutual Benefit Ass'n; one of organizers and mem. B'd
of Mg'rs Elec. Bld'g Loan and Savings Ass'n. Co-
author of work on The Quadruplex, and occasional
contb'r to technical journals. Recreation: Canoeing.
Club: Canoe (Brooklyn). Address: 302 Gates Av.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

DAVIS, MORGAN

Stock broker; b. Staten Island, N. Y., Mar. 26, 1875,
s. James Morgan and Mary D. (Hazard) Davis; ed.
Phillips Andover Acad, and Yale Univ., Ph.B., 1896.
Engaged in stock brokerage business from graduation.
Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange. Mem. Delta Psi fra-
ternitv. Clubs: Racquet, University, St. Anthony,
Luncheon, Yale. Address: Howard Av., Grymes Hill,
S. I., N. Y.

DAVIS, RICHARD HARDING

Novelist, war correspondent, playwright; b. Phila-
delphia, 1864; s. late L. Clarke Davis (editor Phila-
delphia Public Ledger) and Rebecca (Harding) Davis,
well known novelist; ed. Lehigh and Johns Hopkins
Univs.; m. first, Marion, Mass., May 4, 1899, Cecil, d.
John Marshall Clark, of Chicago; 2d, July 8, 1912, Bes-
sie McCoy. On leaving college became reporter on
Philadelphia Record, 1887; later on Philadelphia
Press, until 1889, part of time in England as cor-
respondent London Times. Graeco-Turkish War, N.
1889-1890, and magazines; ibecame m'g editor Harper's
Weekly, 1890; resigned, 1S92, in order to travel;
present at coronation of Czar Nicholas II., 1896, re-
porting spectacle for Harper's Magazine. War cor-
respondent London Times, Gra^co-Turkish War, N.
Y. Herald in Spanish-Am. War and South African
War; for Collier's Weekly with Gen. Oku in Manchu-
ria during Russo-Japanese War, Cuban Rebellion,
revolution of Matos in Venezuela, and of Garcia
against Diaz on Rio Grande. Mem. Royal Geog. Soc.
London and Am. Erplorers' Club. Author: Van Bibber
and Others. Gallagher and Other Stories, Soldiers of
Fortune, The King's Jackal, The Princess Alme, Our
English Cousins, About Paris, Rulers of the Mediter-
ranean, Three Gringoes in Venezuela, Cuba in War
Time, In the Fog, Captain Maeklin, A Year from a
Correspondent's Note Book, Stories lor Boys, The
Cuban and Porto Rican Campaigns, Cinderella and
Other Stories Dr. Jamison's Raiders, Exiles. Lion and
the Unicorn, West from a Car Window, Episodes in
Van Bibber's Life, With Both Armies in South Africa,
Ranson's Follv, The Bar Sinister, Real Soldiers of
Fortune, Farces, The Congo and Coast of Africa, The
Scarlet Car, Once Upon a Time. The Man Who Could
Not Lose, The Red Cross Girl. The Lost Road. Plays:
The Taming of Helen, Ranson's Folly, The Dictator,
The Galloper, Vera, the Medium; Who's Who?. Black-
mail, The Naked Man. Club: The Brook: Address:
Cross Roads Farm, Mount Kisco, N. Y.

DAVIS, ROBERT HOBART

Editor and dramatist; b. Brownsville, Neb., Mar. 23,
1869; s. Rev. George Ransome and Silvia (Nichols)
Davis; ed. public sch., Carson City, Nev; m. N. Y.
City, Sept. 20, 1899, Madge Lee Hutchinson. Com-
positor on Carson Appeal in youth; reporter on San
Francisco Examiner, Call, Chronicle; founder and
editor Chic fortnightly, in San Francisco, 1894; came
to N. Y. City, 1895, with W. R. Hearst on N. Y.
Journal and American; N. Y. Sunday World, 1903;
mn'g editor N. Y. Sunday News, 1904; joined editorial
staff Frank A. Munsey Co. Launched The All-Story
Magazine, The Scrap Book, The Railroad Man's Maga-
zine, Woman, The Ocean, The Live Wire, The Cava-
lier. Dramatic works: The Family (produced by
Henry Miller), The Welcher, Corralled, The Medal of



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Honor, The Guilty Conscience, The Marriage Lease,
the Stain (in collaboration with Forrest Halsey) Au-
Mil. : Z T A th T e Pr lnting-Press. Recreation: Angling.
Club: Union League: Address: 175 Fifth Av., N. Y.

DAVIS, SEWARD

Lawyer and counsellor in patent causes; b Jersey
City, N. J. Jan 26, 1S70; s. Edmund Tomlin'son and
t^!? p11 t 1 q K% a ~ m '$ s , (Corson) Davis; ed. Hasbrouck
Inst., 1879-1887, Yale Univ., B.A., with sp'l honors in
modern 'anguages, 1891. N. Y. Law School, LL.B.,
Jor,,' Post-grad, work at Amherst Summer Sch., 1890-
1891; m., 1895, Florence A., d. Wm. Underwood, of
Jersey City; children: Edmund Tomlinson, b. 1896;
Florence Underwood, b. 1898; Seward, Jr., b. 1899.
Studisd patent law; admitted to N Y. bar, 1893; since
then practising in N. r. City and specializing in law
of patents; mem. firm Davis, Donohue, Thompson &
peitz. Progressive. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y
N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n. Clubs: Yale, Under-
writers (N. Y. City); Montclair Athletic, Common-
wealth Residence: 59 Oakwood Av., Upper Montclair,
N. J. Address: 1 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, ULSTER

a ^ r A k /^ : -5- % ndou '' N - Y - Mar. 3, 1867; s. James E.
and Adelaide (Dunn) Davis; ed. in public sens. Rond-
out, NY.; m. New Baltimore, N. Y., June 7, 1885, Eu-
?SS} e r Van Zanc 3, t; children: Robert H., b. May 17,
1887; Laura b. Oct. 14, 1893. Left sch. at 13 and has
been at work ever since; went to New Baltimore, 1882
we i lt ^r, orth River barges, running to Providence
SJl?v, F U 3 iv ?r T - Hartford, Conn.; started tug-boating
Si * ,i H ' v .an Zandt on tug Cora, 1886; received
pilot s license in Fall of 1888, and took charge of tug-
boat Cora until close of navigation; went in tug
Saratoga, 1889, steered her 12 years and owned half
9 years; -built tug George C. Van Tuyl, Jr., 1900,
and took command of her for a year; elected mg'r Al-
bany, Troy and Upper Hudson Towing Ass'n, 1902 at
which time was part owner in tugs W. B. MeCulloch
J. H Scott, J. Arnold M. B. Harlow, Eugenia, and
owne A < L tug ' S eorsre c - Van Tu y'. Jr.; organized, 1903,
the Albany Towing Co. (home office, Rondout, NY)
of which was pres. and mg'r., until 1913; now en-
gaged in gen. transportation and brokerage business-
also steamboats, barges, and machinery. Adviser for
Ulster Davis Wrecking Plant. Holds master's and
first-class pilot s license for Hudson River and Har-
bor of N. Y., Housatonic River, Conn., and Lake Cham-
plain (unlimited tonnage); pres. Capital City Harbor,
No. 7 Am Ass'n Masters, Mates, and Pilots, and rep-
resented it at 7 annual sessions of Grand Harbor of
A55, n x at Wa s nin Ston, D. C; went to Pacific Coast,
1906, to study oil-burning proposition on steamboats
for Cornell Steamboat Co. Independent; Methodist
Trustee First M. E. Ch., Rensselaer, N. Y. Master of
Fulton Replica "Clermont" during Hudson-Fulton
Celebratio.i, 1909. Mason, Greenbush Lodge and
trustee Greenbush Chapter; Elk. Clubs: Albany (Al-
bany), Rondout (Rondout), Transportation (N. Y.
City). Residence: 6 Akin Av., Rensselaer. Address:
Rensselaer, N. J.

DAVIS, VERNON MANSFIELD

Jurist; to N. Y. City, 1855; s. Robert Vernon and
Mary (Semler) Davis; ed. public sens.; grad. Coll City
of S- X- 1876 ; Columbia Univ. Law Sch., LL.B. 1879-
m ." *? J* clty ', June 17 - 1885 . Harriet, d. Rev. Fran-
cis Lobdell, D.D. Instr. Coll. City of N. Y. in Greek
and mathematics while taking law course; admitted
to bar 1879, and engaged in practise, N. Y. City; appt'd
ass t dist att;y N. Y. County, and served from 1885-
ir ^ J^l at ,yU N ,-oT- Count y, 1897; comm'r of ed'n of
' Y ; C i ty i 1897-1901; elected, 1902, Justice Supreme
?, our ,L f N A T - for lst Dis t-. for term expiring Dec.
al, 1916. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., Soc. Med. Jurisprudence, N. Y. State Bar
Ass n, Am. Bar Ass'n., Soc. Internat. Law. Was pres
Spc. for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, 1899-1902'
Mem. St. Nicholas Soc, N. Y. Hist. Soc, Acad. Polit
Science. Clubs: Church, Metropolitan, Manhattan'
Nat. Democratic. Address: 194 Lenox Av., N. Y. City.

DAVIS, WILLIAM C.

Lawyer; b. in Mifflin Co., Pa., Sept. 21 1857; ed.
Mountain Seminary, Birmingham, Pa., Princeton Univ
A.B., 1881; m. N. Y. City, March 16, 1912. Studied law
and engaged in gen. practise in N. Y. City. Clubs:
Princeton, Lotos, Union League, Larchmont- Yacht.
Residence: 68 W. 47th St. Address: 2 Rector St., N.
Y. City.

DAVIS, WILLIAM LAWRENCE

Clergyman. Ordered deacon, 1S95, by Bishop Peter-
kin, and ordained priest, 1903, by Bishop Walker, in



ministry of Episcopal Church. In charge St. Paul's
Ch., Montour Falls, N. Y., 1897; now Archdeacon of
Rochester^ N. Y. Address: 42 Canfield Place., Roch-
ester, N. Y.

DAVIS, WILLIAM T.

Trustee and lst v.-p. Staten Island Ass'n Arts and
Sciences; b. New Brighton, S. I., Oct. 12, 1862; s. George
B and Elizabeth (Thompson) Davis; ed. in Staten
Island schs.; m. W v New Brighton, S. I., Nov. 7, 1900,
Bertha M. Fillingham (now deceased). Treas. N V.
Entomol. Soc; mem. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., A.A.A.S. Ad-
dress: 146 Stuyvesant PI., New Brighton, S. I., N. Y.

DAVIS, WILLIS OSCAR

Physician and surgeon; b. Nassau, N. Y. ; s. Edward
Oscar and Hannah Elizabeth (Steele) Davis; ed. (Chat-
ham (N. Y.) Acad, and Milford (Conn.) High Sch. and
coll. preparatory, Columbia Univ., Ph.G., 1889; Univ. of
Louisville, M.D., 1895; Univ. of State of N. Y., M.D.,
1898; Univ. of City of N. Y., certificates of proficiency,
1892-1893; m. City Island, N. Y. City, June 24. 1885,
Clara May Waterhouse (deceased); one son: Vivian
Waterhouse Davis, b. Aug. 16, 1887. Sup't N. Y. Poly-
clinic Med. Sch. and Hosp., 1884^1892; sup't hosp.
and ass't in surgery and medicine in Ch. Hosp. and
Dispensary (Protestant Episcopal), 1893-1895; ass't
in surgery, St. Francis Hosp., 1906-1907. Mem. Med.
Soc. of County of N. Y., N. Y. State Med. Soc, Am. Med.
Ass'n. Traveled four years in U. S. and Canada for
health, pleasure and study. Recreations: Out-door
sports on land and water, reading and photography.
Address: 879 Elsmere PI., N. Y. City.

DAVISON, ALFRED T.

Lawyer; b. Rockville Centre, L. I., N. Y., April 30,
1877; s. Robert A. and Emeline (Sealy) Davison: ed.
Wilbraham Acad., Wilbraham, Mass., 1890-1894; Wes-
leyan Univ., Mlddletown, Conn., A.B. (cum laude), 1898;
N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B. (Magna cum laude), 1900; m.
Freeport, L. I., N. Y., May 3, 1905, Nellie H. Foreman.
Admitted to "bar, 1900, and since engaged in practise
of law. Republican; Presby'n. .Mem. Alpha Delta
Phi. Residence: 88 Ocean Av., Freeport, L. I., N. Y.
Address: 26 Court St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

DAVISON, CHARLES STEWART

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, April 14, 1855; s. Edward
Francis and Charlotte Sewall (White) Davison; ed.
private schs. and abroad with tutor; Harvard Univ.,
Class of 1875; Columbia Coll. Law Sch., LL.B., 1877;
Univ. of Cambridge, Eng., A.B.; Inner Temple, London;
unmarried. Chm'n conv. \>t Good Gov't clubs; chm'n
Parker Independent Clubs. Mem. N. Y. Zool. Soc, Am.
Museum of Natural History, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.
(Exec. Com.), Am. Bison Soc, Am. Breeders Ass'n,
Mar: Ass'n of U. S., N. Y. Law Inst., Civil Service Re-
form Ass'n. Clubs: University, Century, Harvard,
Boone & Crockett, Down Town, Pitt (Eng.) "A. D. C."
(Eng.), Royal I. of P. Y. C. (Eng.). Address 60 Wall
St., N. Y. City.

DAVISON, GEORGE HOWARD

Stock farmer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 16, 1867; s.
Henry J. and Ella C. (Howard) Davison; grad. Yale
(Sheffield Scientific Sch.), Ph.B., 1S88; Cornell, B.S.A.,
1889; Am. Veterinary Coll., D.V.S., 1890; m. N. Y. City,
April 28, 1897, Marion M. Chesebrough. Pres. Am.
Shropshire Ass'n. sec. Nat. Ass'n Exp'n of Live Stock;
n.em. Ex. Com. Internat. Live Stock Exp'n; formerly
v.p. N. Y. State Agr'l Soc; dir. Bank of Millbrook. In
service as lst lieut.. Squadron A, N. G. S. N. Y. V.-p.
Beckwith, Chandler Co., N. Y. City; director Chese-
brough Building Co. Member Delta Psi fraternity.
Clubs: Union, Calumet, Yale, St. Anthony (N t Y. City).
Address: Altamont Stock Farm, Millbrook, N. Y.

DAVISON, HENRY POMEROY

Banker; b. Troy, Pa., June 13, 1S67; s. George B. and



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