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until Sept., 1907; in independent practice in New York
City since then. Trustee and Counsel for Empire City
Savings Bank. Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Ass'n Bar
City N. Y., N. Y r . County Lawyers' Ass'n. Democrat.
Mem. Sons of Revolution. Friendly Sons of St. Pat-
rick, N. E. Soc. Clubs: Manhattan. Nat. Democratic,
Harvard, St. Andrew's Golf, Nat. Golf Links. Resi-
dence: 13 lit. Morris Park W. Address: 27 William
St., N. Y. City.

DAYTON, HUGHES

Physician; <b. Philadelphia. May 13, 1S73; s: William
Berrian and Cornelia (Hughes) Dayton; ed. St. John's
Sch., Ossining, N. Y., Yale, Ph.B., 1894; Coll. Phys. and
Surg. (Columbia), M.D., 1898; unmarried. Was house
physician, N. Y. Hosp., 1899-1900; on house staff Sloane
Maternity Hosp., 1900; alumni fellow in pathology,
Coll. Phys. and Surg., 1902-1903; clinical ass't in medi-
cine, 1902-1905: chief of clinic, medical division, N. Y.
Hosp. .Out-Patient Dep't. ; instr. in physical diagnosis,
Cornell Univ. Med. Sch., 1907-1911; asso. attending phy-
sician, N. Y. Hosp.; consulting physician, United Hosp.,
Portchester, N, Y. Mem. Alumni Soc. N. Y. Hosp. and
Sloane Hosp. for Women, Med. Soc. State of N. Y., Med.
Soc. County of N. Y. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem
Soc. of Cincinnati. Author: Practice of Medicine (2d
edition), 1912. Club: University. Address: 201 W. 55th
St., N. Y. City.

DAZEY, CHARLES TURNER

Playwright; b. Lima, 111., Aug. 13, 1855; s. Mitchell
and Albina (Conover) Dazey; grad. Harvard, A.B.
(class poet), 1881; hon. A.M., Illinois Coll.; m. Quincy.
III., July 12, 1887, Lucy Harding. Was one of staff of
Harvard Advocate while at coll.; contb'r short stories
and poems to leading magazines. Author (plays): An
American King; The Girl from Texas; War of Wealth;
In Old Kentucky; The Suburban Home Folks; The
Stranger; Joint author: A Night Out; In Mexico; That
American. Clubs: Lambs, Am. Dramatists, Lotos.
Residence, 24O0 Spring St., Quincy, 111. Address:
Lambs Club, N. Y. City.

DAZIAN, HENRY

Costumer; b. N. Y. City, May 3, 1854; s. Wolf and
Sophia (Englehard) Dazian; ed. Coll. City of N. Y. ; m.
April IS, 1881, Emma Berg. Established and now con-
ducts the large house for costumes for theatrical pro-
ductions known as Dazian's Theatrical Emporium, of
which is pres. Has visited every country on the
globe, making studies of costumes. Trustee Excelsior
Savings Bank; dir. Commercial Trust Co. Mem. B. P.
O. Elks. Clubs: Phoenix. Lambs. Address: 142 W. 44th
St., N. Y. City.

DEADY, CHARLES

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 27. 1850; s. Silas
Oblenis and Jane Ann (Armstrong) Deady; ed. N. Y.
Citv; grad. N. Y. Homce. Med. Coll., and Hosp., M.D.,
1876; Coll. N. Y. Ophthalmic Hosp., 1878. Engaged in
practice as eye and ear surgeon. Surgeon N. Y. Ophthal-
mic Hosp.. prof, ophthalmology and otology, Coll. N. Y.
Ophthalmic Hosp., and dean of the faculty; prof, otol-
ogy. N. Y. Coll. and Hosp. for Women. Mem. Homoe.
Med. Soc. State of N. Y. (ex-treas.). Am. Inst. Homoe-
opathy, Homoe. Med. Soc. Co. of N. Y. (ex-pres.), Acad.
Path. Science (ex-pres.). Mem. Phi Alpha Gamma.
Trustee N. Y. Ophthalmic Hosp. Address: 2020 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

DEAL, CHARLES

Retired; b. Champiain, N. Y., Feb. 25, 1843; s. Henry
C. and Susan (Bell) Deal; ed public schoo?s; m. 1st.
Champiain, N. Y., Oct. 3. 1865,' Hannah T. Norton; 2d.
St. Johns, P. Q., Feb. 27, 1900, Mary E. Dewar; children:
Elmer Henry, b. 1867; Cornell, b. 1870; Susan G., b.
1872; Mollie N., b. 1SS2. For more than thirty years
merchant and ins ag't; deputy collector customs, 14
years; mem. 34th 'Rg't, N. Y. V. I., 1861-1863; 16th N.
Y. Cav., 1S64-1S65; in charge of clothing dep't, Clinton
Prison Dannemora. N. Y., 1S73-1S76. Am. consul at St.



Johns, P. Q., 1897-1909. RepubMcan; Presby'n. .Mem.
Masonic Order; pres. of village 3 years, supervisor 3
yea; , trustee 12 years, mem. B'd Ed'n 2 years; trustee
i iy'n Ch 12 years. Address: Champiain, N. Y.

DEAN, ARTHUR DAVIS

Chief, Division of Vocational Sens., Univ. State of
N. Y.; b. Cambridge, Mass., Sept. 15, 1872; s. Daniel
Harrison and Elizabeth (Reed) Dean; grad. Mass. Inst,
of Technology, S.B. ; Alfred Univ., Sc.D. (honorary); m.
Maiden, Mass., Dec. 24, 1896, Amy Chattle. Asso. editor
Vocational Education Magazine, Manual Training
1 1 ' zine; contb'r to magazines, professional socs. and
publications; lecturer at Columbia, Syracuse, Cornell,
and Pittsburgh Univs. Author: The State and the
Worker. Mem. Nat. Soc. Promotion of Industrial Ed'n;
Eastern Art and Manual Training Teachers' Ass'n (ex-
pres.), and several committees of Nat. Ed'n Ass'ns.
Clubs: National Arts (N. Y. City), University (Albany).
Address: State Dep't of Education, Albany, N. Y.
DEAN. BASHFORD

Zoologist, archaeologist; ,b. N. Y. City, Oct. 28, 1867;
grad. Coll. City of N. Y., A.B., 1886; Columbia Univ.,
A.M., 1889, Ph.D., 1890; also sp'l studies at Munich, Na-
ples and at Misaki, Japan; m. Mary Alice, d. I. M.
Dyckman, of Kingsbridge. Prof, vertebrate zoology
since 1903, Columbia Univ. Ass't N. Y. Fish Comm'n,
1886-18S8; U. S. Fish Comm'n, 1889-1892; biologist,
1900-1901; sp'l investigator of oyster culture in Eng-
land, France, Belgium, Spain, Portugal, Italy and
Japan; dir. Biol. Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor.
1890; mem. advisory b'd., N. Y. Aquarium, since 1902;
curator of fishes and reptiles, Am. Mus. of Nat. Hist.;
curator arms and armor. Met. Mus. of Art. Mem. Am.
Soc. Naturalists, Soc. of Zoologists, PalEeontol. Soc,
Ass'n of Anatomists; fellow N. Y. Acad. Science; N.
Y. Zool. Soc; corr. mem. Moscow Soc. Naturalists,
Museum of Nat. History, Paris, chevalier of the Le-
gion of Honor. Author numerous zoological works,
especially relating to the anatomy, embryology and
palaeontology of fishes, orthogenesis, etc. Address:
Riverdale, N. Y. City.
DEAN, DAVID M.

Lawyer; b. Newfield, N. Y., Oct. 31, 1852; ed. Ithaca
Acad, and Albany Law Sch.; m. Hattie Labar, of New-
field. Admitted to the bar, 1873; dist. att'y of Tomp-
kins Co., 1876-1SS2, until his removal to N. Y. City to
enter the law firm of Griggs, Baldwin & Baldwin; now
practising law at Ithaca; was for many years leading
trial lawyer of Tompkins Co., being engaged on one
side or the other of all the leading cases. Republican.
Knight Templar. Address: Ithaca, N. Y.
DEAN, GEORGE COOPER

Lawyer; b. Roxbury, Conn., Sept. 20, 1S65; s. Oliver
Stone and Anna (Cooper) Dean; ed. public schs., Am-
herst Coll., A.B., 1887; Harvard Law Sch., 1SS7-1889;
Wash. Univ Law Sch., LL.B., 1894; m. Washington, D.
C, Dec. 21, 1892, May Smith; children: Elizabeth, b.
Dec. 21, 1899; May Louise, b. Juiv 14, 1901. Examiner
U. S. Patent Office, 1890-1902, including examination of
patent applications of inventions relating to metal
rolling, electric lighting, telephony, telegraphy and
signalling; admitted to bar, 1894, in practise of patent
and corp'n law, N. Y. City, since 1902; has devoted
much time to patent soliciting and litigation. Mem.
Beta Theta Pi and Pi Eta fraternities. Recreations:
Shooting, fishing, sailing. Clubs: Engineers, Clove
Valley Rod and Gun. Residence: Lawrence Park,
Bronxville, N. Y. Address: 149 Broadway, N. Y. City.
DEAN, HERBERT H.

Banker, capitalist; b. N. Y. City, May 4, 1865; ed.
Coll. of City of N. Y. ; mem. firm of Edward B. Smith &
Co., bankers of Phila. and N. Y. ; dir. Bucyrus Co.,
Hale & Kilburn Co.. Internat. Motor Co., Atlantic City
Eiec Co., Campagnia .Metalurgica Mexicana, Mexican
Lead Co., Potosi & Rio Verde R. R. Co., Am. Gas and
Electric Co.; mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange. Trustee N.
Y. Ophthalmic Hosp. Clubs: Lawyers, Union League,
Nassau Country, Sleepy Hollow-. Address: 264 W. 73d
St.. N. Y. City.
DEAN, JOHN CANDEE

Manufacturer: b. Deansboro, N. Y., Sept. 15, 1847; s.
John and Harriet R. (Peck) Dean; ed public schs. of
Brooklyn and Whitesto-wn Sem., Utica, N. Y.; m.
Grand Rapids, Mich , May, 1901, Lillian B. Wright; sec.
and treas. Dean Bros. Steam Pump Works. Wrote sci-
entific articles on astronomy, published in Westmin-
ster Review, London: Knowledge Magazine, London;
Popular Astronomy, Popular Science Monthly, Scien-
tific Am., Scientific Am. Supplement, and Bankers Mag-
azine. Republican; Unitarian. Recreations: Foreign
travel, science, astronomy. Clubs: University (Ind-
ianapolis), Indianapolis Literary. Residence: 1005 N.
Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, Indiana. Address: 30
Church St., N. Y. City.



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DEAN, MAURICE E.

Lawyer; b. Dalton, Pa., Sept. 13, 1882; s. Willander
A. and Martha Boone (Northup) Dean; ed. Phillips
Exeter Acad., 1900; Columbia Law Sen., 1903; unmar-
ried. Engaged in practise of law N. T. City since
graduation. Editor Dean's Digest of Corporation Cases
(Banks) and Municipal Bonds Held Void. Republican.
Baptist. Mem. Sigma Chi fraternity. Ass'n Bar Citv of
N. Y. Address: 14 Wall St., N. T. City.

DEAN, WILLIAM GEORGE

Banker; b. Pulteney, N. Y., Mar. 1, 1S6S; s. George R.
and Jennie (Godfrey) Dean; grad. Franklin Acad.,
classical course, 1887; m. Aug. 4, 1894, Grace Conine
(died Sept. 13, 1910). One of organizers and a dir.
since org'n of Prattsburgh State Bank, Rushville State
Bank, Bath Nat. Bank; pres. Prattsburgh State Bank,
and cashier Bath Nat. Bank: mg'r. former inst'n until
Oct. 1, 1913. when assumed duties as cashier of latter
and removed to Bath, N. Y. Independent Republican.
Presby'n. Scottish Rite Mason. Was trustee of
Franklin Acad. 20 years. Presbv'n Ch. 20 years, pres.
B'd of Ed'n 7 years. Address: Bath, N Y.

DEANE, JOSEPH GRISWOLD

Lawyer; grad. Amherst Coll., 1890. Mem. Amherst
Alumni. Clubs: University, City (trustee), Knollwood
Country, McDowell. Residence: 200 W. 79th St. Ad-
dress 45 Broadway, N. Y. City.

DE ANGELIS, JEFFERSON

Comedian; b. San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 30, 1859; s.
John and Susan (Loudenslager) De Angelis; ed. public
sens., San Francisco and N. Y. City; m. Africa, 1881,
Florence Conliffe; one son. Entered theatrical pro-
fession as child; toured world with his own co., 1880-
1884, visiting Sandwich Islands, Australia, New Zea-
land, Tasmania, Malay Archipelago, China, Japan. Ma-
nila. India, Africa, etc. Since 1S86 has appeared in
numerous comic operas; now at head of De Angelis
Opera Co. Mason. 32; member Mystic Shrine, B. P.
O. Elks. Recreation: Automobiling. Clubs: Lambs
(N. Y. City), City (Yonkers). Address Sunnyside
Drive, Yonkers, N. Y.

DE ANGELIS, P. C. J.

Jurist; engaged in the practice of law at Utica, N.
Y., until elected on the Republican ticket Nov., 1906, a
justice of the Supreme Court of N. Y. for the Fifth
District, for term expiring Dec. 31, 1920. Address:
Utica, N. Y.

DEARBORN, GEORGE S.

Pres. Am. -Hawaiian Steamship Co.; b. Brooklyn, N.
Y., March 20, 18.38; ed. Brooklyn Poly. Inst. Mem. firm
Dearborn & Lapham. Clubs: Down Town, Players.
Knollwood Country, Racquet, Am. Yacht, Apawamis
Golf. Residence: 22 E. 47th St. Address: 8 Bridge St.,
N. Y. City.

DEARTH, HENRY GOLDEN

Artist; b. Bristol, R. I., April 22, 1S63; s. John Willis
and Ruth (Marshall)Dearth; began study of painting
with Horace Johnson, portrait painter, of Waterbury,
Conn.; entered Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, in studio
of Hfrbert, 1883; studied in private class of Aim6 Morot.
Paris, 1887; m. Feb. 26, 1896, Cornelia Van Rennselaer
Vail; one d. ; Nina Van Rensselaer. First exhibited in
Nat. Acad. Design 18S7; awarded Webp prize for land-
scape. Soc. Am. Artists, 1893; bronze medal, Paris
Exp'n, 1900; silver medal. Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo,
1901; Charleston Exp'n, 1902; picture Harvest Time in
Normandy, exhibited at Berlin Internat. Picture Exb'n,
May, 1903. purchased by German Gov't. Represented
in private collections of Col. Robert M. Thompson,
Mrs. Stephen Pell, Mrs. William H. Bliss, John I.
Waterbury, Louis A. Sehmain of N. Y., Frederick B.
Pratt of Brooklyn, and in museums of St. Louis and
Detroit, The Albright Art Gallery of Buffalo, and Met-
ropolitan Museum of N. Y. Elected mem. Soc. Am.
Artists, 1SS9; asso. mem. 1902, academician 1906; Nat.
Acad. Design. Clubs: Fencers, Century, Lotos. Ad-
dress: 8S3 7th Av., N. Y. City.

DE BELLEVILLE, FREDERIC

Actor; b. Liege, Belg-ium; father was a col. and
brother a commandant in the Belgian Army: grand
aephew of Charles Rogier, prime minister of Belgium
during reign of King Leopold I; another great uncle
was ambassador at the court of Napoleon III. Made
first appearance in English in London, then in Aus-
tralia: first appearance in U. S. was in San Francisco.
at Baldwin's Theatre; played in Union Sq. Theatre.
N. Y., three seasons, creating many and various r61es
successfully: followed by several years of starring;
with Clara Morris, took leading part in all her plavs.
Supported Mr. Crane in The Senator, Rose Coghlan
in repertoire. Mrs. Fiske in Divorcons, Tess of the



D'Urbervllles, Little Italy, Frou Frou and Leah
Kleschna; Viola Allen in The Eternal City and orig-
inated parts in Mile. Marni, The Coward, Popularity
Tenement Tragedy, Marriage of Reason, Stepsister,
Samson, Everywoman, Where Ignorance is Bliss.
Mem. Actors' Order of Friendship, Actors' Fund. Clubs:
Players, Green Room. Address: Malba, L. I., N. Y.

DE BEVOISE, CHARLES I.

Stock broker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y.. Oct. 17, 1S72; s. I.
C. and Caroline A. (Schenck) De Bevoise; grad. Yale,
A.B., 1894; m. Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 1. 1899, Sarah T.
Pilcher; children: Carolyn S., b. 1902; Martha P.. b.
1903. Mem. firm Dudley Bros. & Co.; director Home
Trust Co., Brooklyn; comd'g officer 2d Cavalrv, N. G.
N. Y.; served with Troop C in Porto Rico during Span-
ish-American War. Republican; Congregationalist.
Clubs: Crescent Athletic, Union League, Union (N. Y.).
Residence: 320 Clinton Av., Brooklyn. Address: 43
Exchange PI., X. Y. City.

DEBEVOISE, GEORGE

Pres. and dir. The Debevoise Co., The Eureka Chem-
ical Co.; b. N. Y. City, June 30, 1865; s. George W. and
Nettie (Harker) Debevoise; ed. Coll. City of N. Y.,
class of 1SS5; m. Orange, N. J., Oct. 4, 1902. Jessie
Lord: children: George Douglass, b. 1904; Robert Lord,
b. 1907. Dir. Century Mortgage Co. For many years
interested in community work and civic reform in X.
Y. City; Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. N. Y. Cham-
ber of Commerce, Mil. Order Loyal Legion, N. Y. Hist.
Soc, Holland Soc. Recreation: Hunting. Clubs: Al-
pha Delta Phi, Down Town, Essex County Country,
Nicatons (hunting). Address: 102 E. 3Sth St., X. Y.
City.

DEBEVOISE, THOMAS McELRATH

Lawyer; b. X. Y. City. April 2, 1S74; s. George W.
and Katherine Price (McElrath) Debevoise; ed. Yale
Univ., N. Y. Law Sch.: m. New Haven, Conn., Dec. 6,
1898, Anne Farnam Whitney. Mem. law firm Rounds,
Hatch, Dillingham & Debevoise. Dir. Centurv Mort-
gage Co., Mark & Hammacher Co., The Debevoise Co.
Republican. Mem. N. Y. State Bar. Ass'n. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. County Bar Ass'n,
Holland Soc, Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, N. Y'. Cham-
ber of Commerce, Nat. Municipal League. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Yale, Republican, Alpha Delta Phi. Quill, Down
Town, Canoe, Brook Country. Address: 62 Cedar St.,
N. Y. City.

DE BOST, WILLIAM LUDLAM

Real Estate; b. X. Y. City. April 24, 1870; s. Leon
[Depeyre and Louise (Ludlam) De Bost; ed. private
and public schs., N. Y. City; m. Clarice Ludlam; chil-
dren: Clarisse, b. April 12, 1S99: Anita Ludlam, b.
April 25, 1903. V.-p. Cruikshank Co. Republican;
Presby'n. Mem. St. Nicholas Soc, X. Y. Hist. Soc;
trustee Staten Island Acad., S. R. Smith Infirmary; dir.
N. Y. Mortgage & Security Co., Cruikshank Co.; ves-
tryman Church of the Ascension, S. I. Clubs: Rich-
mond County Country, Accomac of Va., Staten Island
Cricket, Forest Lake, Meridan. Residence: 264 Bard
Av., W. New Brighton, S. I. Address: 141 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

DECKER, ABRAM I.

Tanner; b. Summltville, Sullivan Co.. N. Y., Sept. 21,
1S50; s. David and Cordelia (Schultz) Decker; ed. com-
mon schools and acad., Elmira. X. Y., East Genesee
Conf. Sem. Ovid, N. J. (extinct), Genesee Coll. Lima,
N. Y. (now Syracuse Univ.); m. Ashland. N. Y.. Oct.
11, 1871, Sarah D. Orcutt; one son: David O., b.
April 20, 1SS1. Learned tanner trade in father's tan-
nery, Wellsburg, N. Y.; in business at Waverly. X. Y.,
since 1S79. Pres. Cayuta Land Co. Clerk village of
Wellsburg, 1S76-1877; police justice, "Wellsburg, 1S7S-
1879: capt. Co. E, 110 Battalion, X. G. S. N. Y., capt.
32d Separate Co., X. G. S. N. Y., 1877-1879; mem B'd
Ed'n, Village of Waverly, X. Y 4 terms. 1881-1887,
1907-1911; supervisor Town of Barton, N. Y., 1SS7-
1SS8; mem. Assembly for Tioga Co.. 18S9-1890; pres.
village of Waverly. X. Y.. 1902-1903. Republican. Mem.
M. E. Ch. Mem. Mystical Seven. Beta Theta Pi. Trustee
Syracuse Univ., Wyoming Sem.. Kingston. Pa., Wyo-
ming Conf., M. E. Ch., N. Y. and Pa.; trustee Packer
Hosp., Sayre, Pa. Address: Waverly, N. Y.

DECKER, CASPER G.

Manufacturer; b. Summitville, Sullivan Co. X". Y.,
May ."., 1860; s. Casper S. and Euphemia B. (Simpson)
Decker; ed. public schools, and Syracuse Univ.; m.
Syracuse. X. Y.. March 12. 1901. Caroline F. Spencer.
Pres. Elmira Knitting Mills; dir. Thatcher Mf'g Co.
Prohibitionist. Mem. M. E. Ch. Mem. B'd Mg"rs Ar-
not-Ogden Memorial Hosp.: trustee Arnot Art Gal-
lery. Address: Elmira, X. Y.



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DECKER, GEORGE PALMER

pyer; b. Clarkson, Monroe Co., N. v., June 11,
LS61; s. Jonah D. and Emily (Palmer) Decker; ed.
Brockport, X. ^ .. Normal Seh., Univ. of Rochester; m.
Albion, N. v.. Oct. 21, L884, Gertrude Lewis; children:
Eleanor, Lewis. Practised law at Brockport, X. v..
1884-1889; at Rochester, since 1889. Mem. B'd Mg'rs
State Industrial Sell., Rochester, 1891-1894; collector
customs, port ol" Genesee (Rochest' i i, 1896-1899; dep-
uty att'y-gen.. State ol" N. Y.. 1907-1908; ass't counsel
to State Conservation Comm'n, 1911-1913. Democrat.
Mem. Alpha 1 >elta Phi fraternity. Address: 721 Pow-
ers Block, Rochester, N. Y.

DECKER, MARTIN S.

Public Service Comm'r; b. Rosendale, N. v.; s. John
Taylor Decker and Martha (Keator) Decker; ed. pub-
lic sclis. and by private tutors; grad. X. Y. Coll. of
Pharmacy; m. 1SS7, Petronella Wurts Beaver. First
occupation railroad telegraphy and later profession of
pharmacy; appt'd deputy countv clerk of Ulster
County, 1SS2; upon org'n of Interstate Commerce
Comm'n, 1887, appt'd docket clerk of that comm'n;
chief examiner and ass't sec. of comm'n, 1892; special
examiner to hear and report upon cases before Fed-
eral Comm'n under Hepburn railroad law, 1906; since
1S95 has been frequently consulted as expert in trans-
portation law; appt'd Public Service Comm'r., second
dist., 1907, chm'n of Comm'n, 1913. Address: Office of
Public Service Commission. Albany, X. Y.

DECKER, PERCY W.

Lawyer; b. Highland, N. T., July 14, 1S73; s. Frank
S. and Sarah F. (Bailey) Decker; ed. Catskill High
Sch.; m. Beaver Falls, N. Y., Oct. 13, 1904, Jessamine
L. Xuffer. Admitted to bar, 1S97; his since practised
in Catskill, N. T.; justice of peace, 1S99; captain Co.
K. 10th Reg't (16th Separate Co.), N.G.X.Y.; mem.
Order Red Men. Royal Arcanum, ex-mem. B'd Ed'n.
Democrat; Presby'n. Clubs: Army and Navy (N. Y.).
Rip Van Winkle (Catskill). Address: Catskill. N. Y.

DEEMS, EDWARD MARK

Clergyman, author; b. Greensboro, N. C April 22,
1852; s. Charles F. and Anna (Disosway) Deems; pre-
pared for coll. at Lawrenceville (N. J.), hig'h sch.;
grad. Princeton Univ., 1S74 (A.M., 1S77); Union Theol.
Sem., 1875-1876; Princeton Theol. Sem 1877 (Ph.D.,
Univ. City of N. Y., 1890; D.D., Alfred Univ., 1904); m.
Norfolk, Va April 17, 1SS4; Virginia W. Price; children:
Charles Price, b. 1SS5; Elsie, b. 18S7; Virginia, b. 1889;
William, b. 1892; Edward Mark, Jr., b. 1S95; Robert,
b. 1905. Mission work in Elko. New, and Idaho
Springs, Colo.; licensed May 7, 1877, by Presbytery of
N. Y. to preach, and Oct. 28 of same year ordained to
ministry and installed pastor Presby'n Ch., Longmont,
Colo.; pastor Westminster Oh., X. Y. Citv, 1S80-1890;
pastor First Presby'n Ch., Hornell, X. Y., 1890-1909;
pastor Ch. of the Sea, since 1909. Was stated clerk
and treas. Steuben Presbytery, ten years; comm'r to
Gen. Assembly from X. Y. Presbytery, 18S7; comm'r
to Assembly from Steuben Presbytery, 1S97: moderator
X. Y'. Presbytery, 1885; v. -p. Am. Sabbath Union. Mem.
Masonic order. Author: Biography of Charles F.
Deems (his father); Holy Days and Holidays: contb'r
to reviews and periodicals. Address: 507 West St.,
N. Y. City.

DE FOREST, HENRY PELOUZE

Physician; b. Fulton. N. Y., Dec. 29, 1S64; s. John
Teller and Emeline (Stephens) de Forest; grad. Cor-
nell Univ., Ph.B., 1SS4; taught in Chicago and Ross-
ville, 111., 1884-1S86; took graduate course, Cornell,
1SS6-1887, M. S. (with distinction), 1887: studied medi-
cine, Columbian Univ., 1S87-188S, Coll. Phys. and Surg.
(Columbia Univ., 18S9-1890, M.D., 1890); m. Fulton, X.
Y., Dec. 6, 1891, Anna Catharine Gilmour (A. B. Smith,
1S89), of Fulton, N. Y. First practised in Brook-
lyn, 1S90; M. E. Hosp., Brooklyn, 1890-1S91; Vienna
(Austria) Univ. and Hosp., 1891-1892; Univ. of Frei-
burg, Germany. 1892; Sloane Maternity Hosp., N. Y.
City, 1892-1893; Univ. of Paris and hosps., 1897;
Dublin and Edinburgh hosps., 1902; Berlin, 1907.
Capt. and ass't surgeon, 13th Reg't. Inf.. X. G. N. Y.,
1893-1S98; acting asst' surgeon, 3d Div. Hosp., 7th Army
Corps, Spanish-Am. War, 1898-1899; major and sur-
geon 13th Reg't Coast Art'y, N. G. X. Y., since 1899;
sanitary inspector, Dep't Health, N. Y. City, 1894-
1902; med. examiner fire and police dep't, N. Y.
City, 1902-1903; police surgeon, 1902-1912; med. ex-
aminer X. Y. Municipal Civil Service, since 1912. Mem.
Kings Co. Med. Soc, Brooklyn Pathol. Soc. (pres. 1900-
1902); N. Y. State Med. Soc, Sloane Alumni (pres.,
1901-1902): Meth. Hosp. Alumni (pres., 1S94-1S95).
Contb'r and on editorial staff Medico-Sure:. Bulletin,
1897-1899; Brooklyn Med. Journal. 1890-1900; Annals
of Surgery since 1890; Diseases of the Blood and Duct-
less Glands in Butler's Internal Medicine, 1902; editor



Proceedings Sloane Alumni, 1904-1908; editor Social
es. Mem. I . S. \ss'n Military Surgeons. Instr.
in obstetrics, L. I. Coll., 1S94-1904; prof, obstetrics, X.
Y. Post-Grad. Med. Coll., since 1903. Sec Am. Soc for
Sanitary and Moral Prophylaxis; pres. Class Secre-
taries Ass'n of Cornell Univ. Address: 150 \Y. 17th. St.
(Hotel Somerset), N. V. City.

DE FOREST, HENRY WHEELER

Lawyer, capitalist; b. x. v. City, Oct. 29, 1S55; s.
Henrj ;. and Julia M. (Weeks) de Forest; nvad. Yale
Univ., \.i:., 1876; Columbia Univ., I.I..B., 1S78; m. St.
Paul, Minn.. Aug. I."., I vis, .) u ii a Gilman Xoyes; chil-
dren: Julia Mary, b. Oct. 2S, 1899; Henry W., Jr. b.
Jan. 3, 1901; Charles X., b. Aug. 7, 1905; Alice D., b.
Nov. 3, 1908. In law practise, N. Y., since 1878; mem.
firm de Forest Bros. Pres. and dir. Land and River
Co., Tiffany Studios; mg'r Delaware & Hudson Co.;
trustee Bank for Savings; dir. and mem. Exec. Com.
Equitable Life Assurance Soc, Hudson Trust Co., Ho-i
boken, N. J., Metropolitan Trust Co., Pacific Mail S. S.
Co., Southern Pacific Co., Wells Fargo & Co., Morgans
La. & Texas R. R. & S. S. Co., Texas & Xew Orleans
R. R. Co., La. & Western R. R. Co., Galveston, Harris-
burg & San Antonio R'y Co., Houston & Shreveport
R. R. Co., Houston & Texas Central R. R. Co., Houston
East & West R. R. Co., Arizona Eastern R. R. Co.;
dir. First Nat. Bank of Superior, U. S. Trust Co.,
Hackensack Water Co., Illinois Central R. R. Co., Nat.
Bank of Commerce, N. J. & N Y. R. R. Co., Xiagara
Fire Ins. Co., Dubuque & Sioux City R. R. Co., Central
New Jersey Land Improvement Co. Address: 30 Broad
St., N. Y. City.

DE FOREST, JOHNSTON

Lawyer; b. Plainfield, N. J., Sept. 5, 3S73j s. Robert
W. and Emily (Johnston) de Forest; grad. Phillips
Andover Acad., 1892; Yale Univ., A. B., 189(5; Columbia
Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1S99; m. 1st, St. Hubert's, N. Y.,
Oct. 12, 1904. Xatalie Coffin (died April 20, 1906)); 2nd,
N Y. City, Sept. 9, 1911, Mary E. Ogden. Mem. law
firm de Forest Bros. Clubs: Yale, N. Y. Y'acht, Sea-
wanhaka-Corinthian Yacht, University, Down Town.
Address: 30 Broad St., N. Y. City.

DE FOREST, LEE

Electrical eng'r; b. Council Bluffs, la., Aug. 26, 1873;
s. Henry Swift and Anna (Bobbins) De Forest; grad.
Yale (Sheffield Scientific), Ph.B., 1896, Ph.D., 1899; m.
1st, N. Y. City, 1906, Lucile Sheardoun, 2d; Philadelphia,
1912, Mary Mayo. Inventor De Forest system wire-
less telegraphy and founder Am. De Forest Wireless
Telegraph Co.; system adopted largely by U. S. Gov't;
demonstrated to the British, Danish, German, Russian



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