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and Indian Gov'ts, all of which 'have purchased appa-
ratus; 30 land stations and over 100 vessels have been
equipped with the apparatus; subsidiary co's have
been organized in Canada, Great Britain and Brazil;
used by the U. S. Signal Corps in the war manoeuvres
and installed in Alaska. Technical dir. Radio Tele-
phone Co. and N. Am. Wireless Corp'n; research eng'r
Federal Telegraph Co. Mem. Am. Inst. Elec Eng'rs
N. Y. Elec. Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc. Recreation: In ex-
perimental laboratory. Club: Yale. Residence: 233d
St. and Hudson River, N. Y. City.

DE FOREST, ROBERT WEEKS

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, April 25, 1S4S; s. Henry G.
and Julia M. (Weeks) de Forest; grad. Yale Univ.,
A. B., 1870, A. M. (LL.D.,1904); m. N. Y. City, Nov. 12,
1S72, Emily Johnston; Children: Johnston, Henry L,
Ethel (Mrs. Allen E. Whitman), Frances Emily (Mrs.
W. A. W. Stewart). Mem. firm Weeks Forster & de
Forest, 1872, later de Forest Bros., in which associated
with brother, H. W. de Forest and sons, Johnston
and -Henry L. de Forest; ch'm N. Y. State Tenement
House Comm'n. 1900; first tenement house comm'r,
City of N. Y., 1902-1904; pres. Xat. Conf. Charities and
Correction, 1903; pres. N. Y. City Municipal Art
Comm'n, since 1905; pres. and trustee Met. Museum of
Art; v.-p. and trustee Russell Sage Foundation for
Improvement of Social and Living Conditions; pres.
Hackensack Water Co.; v.-p., gen. counsel and dir.
Central R. R. of N. J., trustee X. Y. Trust Co., Hudson
Trust Co., dir. Niagara Fire Ins. Co., Title Guarantee
& Trust Co., Met. Life Ins. Co., Central and S. Am.
Telegraph Co.; pres. X. Y. Charity Org'n since 1SS3;
one of founders and first pres. Provident Loan Soc.
Presby'n. V.-p. Am. Red Cross; pres. Chattel Loan Soc.
of N. Y., Nat. Housing Ass'n: v.-p. Robert Coll. of
Constantinople; pres. Am. Federation of Arts; v.-p.
Presby'n Hosp., X". Y. Clubs: University, Century.
Residence (city) 7 Washington Sq.; (countrv), Cold
Spring Harbor, L. I. Address: 30 Broad St., X. Y.
City.

DE FRECE, B. FRANKLIN

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 24, 1872; s. A. B. and
Sophie B. de Frece; grad. X T . Y. Univ., A. B., 1893; X. Y.



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Law Sch., LL.B., 1895. Dir. and sec. Am. R. R. Co. of
Porto Rico, Railway Materials Export Corp'n, Manila
Anchor Brewing Co., Minal Realty Co.; dir. and pres.
Almin Realty Co.; dir., sec. and treas. Non-Intoxicant
Beverage Co.; dir. Porto Rican Express Co. Mem.
Zeta Psi fraternity. Club: Reform. Address: 22 Will-
iam St., N. Y. City.

DE FRIESE, LAFAYETTE HOYT

Lawyer; b. Alabama, 1852; grad. Harvard, A. B.,
1876 (Phi Beta Kappa), LL.B. ; m. San Francisco, Calif.,
1876, Sarah Katherine Johnson. Botanist on Ky. Geol.
Survey, 1876-1881. Admitted to bar, 1879, in N. Y.,
and subsequently in U. S. Dist. and U. S. Circuit
Courts and Supreme Court of U. S. ; went to Eng. 1883,
and for the last 15 years has devoted himself almost
exclusively to Internat. law in London; mem. law firm
of Steele, De Friese & Steele, N. Y. City. Life mem.
Soc. of Arts, England; life gov. Royal Waterloo Hosp.,
London; mem. Am. Soc. London, Am. Soc. of Internat.
Law, Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. County Bar Ass'n. Recrea-
tions: Golf and shooting. Clubs: Sports, Hurlingham,
Authors' (London); Union League, Harvard, Phi Beta
Kappa (N. Y. City): Jockey (Mexico). Address: 32
Lilberty St., N. Y. City, and Broad St. House, Old
Broad St., London, England.

DE GARMO, WILLIAM BURTON

Physician, surgeon; b. East Troy, Wis., April 24,
1849; ed. public schools, Rochester, N. Y., and Ann
Harbor, Mich.; began med. studies in Univ. of Mich.,
1870; grad. Univ. City of N. Y., M. D., 1875; has since
practised medicine and surgery in N. Y. City; m. N. Y.
City, Feb. 20, 1873, Elizabeth Emery Milligan. Mem.
Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Co. Med. Soc; fellow N. Y.
Acad. Medicine, Med. Soc. State of N. Y.; A.A.A.S.;
hon. imem. Va. State Med. Soc. Contb'r on sur. sub-
jects to leading med. journals. Author: Abdominal
Hernia, Its Diagonsis and Treatment. Address: 616
Madison Av., N. Y. City.

DEGENER, RUDOLPH

Broker; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 17, 1878; s. John F. and
Eleanor (Rimpau) Degener; grad. Berkeley Sch., 1895;
Lehigh Univ., M. E., 1899; m. South Bethlehem, Pa
Nov. 25, 1902, Caroline Belmont De Saulles; one child:'
Eleanor Belmont. B'd. mem. Degener & Burke, stock
brokers; mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange; Delta Phi fra-
ternity, Deutscher Verein, 7th Reg't, N. G. N. Y. Rec-
reations: Horseback riding, tennis, etc. Club: Stock
Exchange Luncheon. Address: 20 Broad St., N. Y.
City.

DE GERSDORFF, CARL A.

Lawyer, 'banker; b. Salem, Mass., July 10, 1865; s.
Ernst B. and Caroline (Choate) de Gersdorff; ed.
Boston Latin Sch.; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B., 1887;
Harvard Law Sch.; m. Stockbridge, Mass., Sept. 28,
18S5, Helen Suzette Crowninshield; children: Joseph-
ine, b. 1896; Alma, b. 1898; Caspar Crowninshield, b.
1901. Admitted to bar and in practice in N. Y. City,
1891-1912; partner in William Salomon & Co.. bankers,
since 1912; dir. Staten Island Rapid Transit R'y Co.,
Kings Farm Realty Co. Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y. Clubs: Union, Metropolitan, University,
Century, Harvard, Riding, Down Town. Address: 52
William St., N. Y. City.

DE GERSDORFF, GEORGE BRUNO

Architect; b. Salem. Mass., Sept. 1. 1866; s. Ernst
Bruno and Caroline (Choate) de Gersdorff; grad. Har-
vard Univ., A.B., 1888, Mass. Inst, of Technology (spe-
cial course); Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris; m. Long-
wood, Boston, Nov. 21, 1907, Isabel Cleaveland Law-
rence. Mem. N. Y. Chapter, Am. Inst, of Architects.
Soc. of Beaux Arts Architects. Clubs: Harvard, Uni-
versity, Century Ass'n. Residence: 163 E. 80th St.
Address: 103 Park Av., N. Y. City.

DEGHUEE, CHARLES JOSEPH

Educator; b. Brooklyn, Oct. 24, 1863; s. J. Joseph
and Carrie (Ronnberg) Deghuee; grad. Columbia Univ.,
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Ditt.D. (prize fellow in letters); m.
Brooklyn, Feb. 11, 1897, Florence L. Poole; one child:
Charles Maury. Prof. Latin, Trinity Sch. (N. Y.);
headmaster same, classical course; examiner Columbia
Coll. Author: German Colloquial Method; articles in
Modern Language Notes, etc. Mem. Columbia Coll.
Alumni Ass'n, Modern Language Ass'n, Oriental Soc,
Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Germania (Brooklyn). Ad-
dress: 373 State St., Brooklyn. N. Y.

DEGHUEE, JOSEPH A.

Chemist; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1870; s. Joseph and Car-
oline (Ronnberg) Deghue; ed. German Am. Acad., Co-
lumbia Univ., Ph.B., 1890, A.M., 1892, Ph.D., 1893; mar-
ried. Instr. Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y. City; chemist
Dep't Health, N. Y. City; also consulting chemist.
Pres. and dir. Lederle Laboratories; v.-p. and dir.
Lederle Antitoxin Laboratories; v.-p. and director



Lederle & Provost. Mem. Am. Chem. Soc, Soc cnem.
Industry, Verein Deutscher Chemiker; fellow A.A.A.S.;
mem. Sch. of Mines Alumni Ass'n. Club: City. Ad-
dress: 39 W. 38th St., N. Y. City.

DE GROOT, WILLIAM ALBRO

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 27, 1869; s. Alex-
ander and Jane (McCullough) De Groot; ed. Brooklyn
public schools, Mt. Hermon (Mass.) Boys' Sch.; Wes-
leyan Acad, (principal prize, freshman year, Upham
Prize, junior year), Dickinson Coll., A.B., 1897 (prizes
for oratory); studied N. Y. Univ. Law Sch.; m. June 13,
1900, Grace Lester Atkins; children: Alfred Hugo, b.
April 27, 1901; Ethel Jane, b. June 4, 1903; Helen Marie,
b. Oct. 29, 1904; Lester Atkins, b. Aug. 25, 1906. Ad-
mitted to N. Y. Bar, 1899; founded present law firm of
De Groot, Kenyon & Huber, Brooklyn; founder Rich-
mond Hill Record; Temple Forum (young men's lit-
erary, debating and athletic ass'n) ; local preacher, M.
E. Ch.; mem. N. Y. State Assembly, 1904, 1906, 1907,
1908 and 1909. Republican. Treas. Wheeler Land Co.;
chm'n B'd Trustees, Morris Park M. E. Ch. ; mem. F.
and A. M. ; Sigma Alpha Epsilon; N. Y. State Bar Ass'n.
Recreations: Fishing, collecting violins. Clubs: Rich-
mond Hill Republican, Theodore Roosevelt Republican,
Queens County Wheelmen, Temple Forum. Address:
131 S. Briggs Av.. Richmond Hill, L. I., N. Y.

DE HAVEN, FRANK

Artist, landscapist; b. Bluffton, Ind., Dec. 26, 1856; s.
Nathaniel and Fannie De Haven; studied art under
George H. Smilie; awarded Innes prize, 1900, and Shaw
prize, 1901. Honorable mention, Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buf-
falo, 1901; silver medal, Charleston Exp'n, 1903; St.
Louis, 1904. Represented in Evans' Collection Nat.
Gallery, Washington, D. C, and Brooklyn Museum of
Arts and Sciences. Mem. Nat. Acad, of Design. Clubs:
Salmagundi, Nat. Arts (life mem.). AddTess: 23 W.
24th St., N. Y. City.

DEICHMAN, CARL F.

Am. consul; b. St. Joseph, Mo., Nov. 23, 1871; s.
Charles and Augusta (Schinke) Deichman; ed. schs. of
St. Louis; unmarried. In service of U. S. Gov't (Coast
Survey and Consular Service) 15 years; in N. Central
and S. America, Hawaiian and Philippine Islands, and
Asia. Residence: 3851a Juniata St., St. Louis, Mo.
Address: Am. Consulate, Nagasaki, Japan.

DEKAY, CHARLES

Author, critic; b. Washington, D. C, July 25, 1848; s.
Commodore George C. and Janet (Drake) DeKay;
grad. Yale, 1868; m. Edwalyn Coffey (d. Maj. Edward
Lees Coffey, British East India Army). For twenty
years connected with the New York Times as literary
and art editor; founded The Fencers' Club in 1880,
The Authors' Club in 1882, the Nat. Sculpture Soc. in
1892, Der Berliner Fecht Club (Berlin) in 1896, and
the Nat, Arts Club (N. Y. City) in 1899 (was mn'g
gov.), and Circle of Friends of the Medallion in 1909.
Author: Bohemian, Hesperus, and Other Poems; Vis-
ions of Nimrod; Vision of Esther (dramatic poems);
Bird Gods (study of myths and religions in Ancient
Europe); Essays on Ancient Ireland (in Century Mag-
azine); Wonders of the Alphabet (St. Nicholas); Love
Poems of Louis Barnaval (pen-name); Life and Works
of Barye, Sculptor. Translations: 1 Family Letters of
Heinrich Heine (from German); 4 from French of Al-
phonse Daudet. Clubs: National Arts, Century,
Fencers. Address: 413 W. 23d St., N. Y. City.

DE KAY, JOHN WESLEY

Capitalist; b. Newhampton, Iowa, July 20, 1872; s.
John and Elizabeth (Elkworth) De Kay; descendant
Guillurme De Kay, one of lord directors of Dutch West
India Co.; ed. public sch,; m. July 15, 1897, Anna M.
Walton; children: John Walton, Anna Walton. Eliza-
beth Walton. Took up printing trade and at age of 19,
became prop'r Whitewood Plaindealer. S. Dak.; later
acquired several newspapers near Chicago; sold out
and moved to Mexico, and began negotiations with
Mexican Gov't for concessions, which finally obtained.
Organized U. S. Packing Co., 1902, later changed to
Mexican Packing Co., with distributing branches in
various parts of Mexican Republic, now operating
plants and cold stores of most improved modern type,
doing successful business in Mexican markets, being
pres. of co. and having $22,500,000 capital. Recreation:
Traveling. Clubs: Algonquin (Boston). Nat. Arts. Citv,
Lawyers (N. Y.). Address: 334 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

DEKOVEN, ANNA FARWELL

Author; b. Chicago, 111, Nov. 19, 1860; d. Charles B.
and Mary E. (Smith) Farwell; ed. Lake Forest Univ.,
B.A.; m. 1st, Chicago, May 1, 1884, Reginald de Koven;
one d, Ethel L. Roy, b. Mar. 3, 1885; 2nd, Jan. 18, 1911,
H. Kierstede Hudson. Author of two 'lovels: A Sawdust
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many articles: also of The Life and Letters of John
Paul Jones (Scribner Sons, April 19, 1913). Club:
Colony. Address: 1025 Park Av., N. Y. City.

DE KOVEN, REGINALD

Composer: b. Middletown, Conn., April 3, 1861; s.
Henry (D.D) and Charlotte (Le Rov) De Koven; grad.
St. John's Coll., Oxford (Ens.), A.B., 1SS1. Studied
music first at Stuttgart, Germany, under William
SpeidI, and afterward studied professionally* at same
place under Dr. Lebert and Prof. Priickner; later took
up harmony and counterpoint with Dr. Huff, of Frank-
fort, Germany, and singing under Sig. Vannucinnl, at
Florence, Italy, and Henschel in London: finally studied
under Richard Genee, the Viennese composer, and with
De Cibes in Paris; m. May 1, 18S4, Anna, d. late Sena-
tor Charles B. Farwell, of 111.; one d.: Ethel Le Roy, b.
May, 1SS5. Composer: The Begum, Don Quixote, Robin
Hood, The Fencing Master, Rob Roy, The Knicker-
bockers, The Tzigane, The Mandarin, the Highway-
man. The Three Dragoons, Papa's Wife, Foxy Quiller,
Maid Marian. Red Feather, Happy Land, The Golden
Butterfly, The Beauty Spot, The Wedding Trip, The
Student King, The Little Duchess, O Promise Me, up-
wards of 300 songs, a Recessional, and music for
piano and orchestra. Founder and conductor Wash-
ington Symphony Orchestra. Pres. The De Koven
Opera Co. Mem. Nat. Inst, of Arts and Letters. Has
served as musical critic on various New York publica-
tions. Residence: 1025 Park Av. Address: Knicker-
bocker Club. N. Y. City.

DE KROYFT, SUSAN HELEN (ALDRICH)

Author: h. Rochester, N. Y., Oct. 29, 1818; d. Obed
and Melintha Hart (Potter) Aldrich; fed. Westfield
(N. Y.) Acad.. 1S32-1S36; Genesee Weslevan Sem., Lima
N. Y., 1S37-1S43 (valedictorian); m. Rochester. N. Y..
July 25, 1845, William De Kroyft, M.D. Widow on
wedding day by carriage accident; awoke Wind one
month later, entered N. Y. Blind Inst, the next autumn
for music, found there a means of writing, and pub-
lished first book three years later. In Feb., 1850. went
to Washington, D. C, with letters to Senators Seward,
Henry Clay, Houston, and others. In March, 1850, left
for Charleston. S. C, with letters from these and
many others, including one from President Zachary-
Taylor at the White House, introducing her to all his"
friends in the South. The following Christmas, Pres-
cott, the historian, presented a case of wires such
as he had invented for his own use. Aided by this,
she has since published four other books, besides
traveling almost constantly over the U. S. and Canada,
everywhere introducing her own works, one secre-
tary having accompanied her for 28 years. Episco-
palian. Honorary mem. Shakespeare Club (N. Y. City).
Author: A Place in Thv Memorv, 1S49; Story of Little
Jakey, 1S71: Darwin and Moses. 1S75; Mortara, 1SS8:
The Foreshadowed Way, 1901: The Soul of Eve., 1904.
Address: Aldrich Place, Dansville, N. Y.

DELAFIELD, EDWARD COLEMAN

Real estate developer; b. West Hampton Beach, D.
I.. N. Y. : s. Maturin Livingston and Mary Coleman
(Livingston) Delafield; attended Pomfret Sell., Prince-
ton Univ., A.B.. 1899; m. St. Thomas' Ch.. N. Y. City,
April 30, 1900, Margaretta Stockton Beasley; children:
Maturin Livingston, 3rd. b. March 17. 1901; Margaretta
Stockton, b. Nov. 3, 1904; Edward Coleman, Jr., b.
Feb. 14, 1906; Mary, h. Nov. 26, 1911. Connected with
N. J. Zinc Co., in various capacities until 1910. when
resigned to take charge of interests of Delafield Es-
tate, Inc.; v.-p.. sec. and dir. Parkway Heights Co.:
sec. treas. and mn'g dir. Delafield Estate; treas. and
dir., Delafield Family Ass'n; dir. Hudson Frontage Co.
Pres. Northwestern Bronx Property Owners Ass'n:
sergeant in Veteran Corps of Art'y. Episcopalian.
Mem. Sons of Revolution, Soc. Colonial Wars. Mil. Soc.
War of 1812. N Y. Zool. Soc. Chm'n Riverdale Neigh-
borhood Ass'n; treas. and vestryman Christ Ch., River-
dale, duos: Union, University, Down Town Ass'n,
Princeton, Contemporary, Camp Fire. Residences:
Fieldston Hill, Riverdalfc-on-Hudson. N. Y., and
"Minoa" Onteora Club. Catskill Mountains. Address:
27- Cedar St., N. Y. City.

DELAFIELD, FRANCIS

Physician, pathologist; b. N. Y. City, 1841; ed. in
private schools: Yale, A.B., 1860; Coll. Phys. and
Surg., N. Y. City, M.D., 1862: and London and Paris
hospitals (LL.D., Yale, 1S90, Columbia, 1904); m. Jan.
17, 1870, Katherine Van Rensselaer. Adjunct prof.,
1S75-18S1 prof, medicine, 18S2-1901, emeritus prof,
since 1901 Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia). Has



served as physician to Bellevue Hosp., pathologist and
physician to Roosevelt Hospital, and surgeon to N. V.
Eye and Ear Infirmary. Mem. N. Y. County Med. Soc,
N. Y. Acad. Medicine, Pathol. Soc. Ass'n Am. Physi-
cians, St. Nicholas Soc. Has contributed much origi-
nal research in pathology. Author: Studies in Patho-
logical Anatomy; Handbook of Post-Mortem Exami-
nation and Morbid Anatomy; also monograph on Renal
Diseases, etc. Clubs: Century, Yale. Address: 5 W.
50th St., N. Y. City.

DELAFIELD, JOHN ROSS

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, May 8, 1874; s. Maturin Liv-
ingston and Mary Coleman (Livingston) Delafield; ed.
Coll. of New Jersey (Princeton), A.B., Princeton Univ.,
A M : Harvard Law Sch., LL.B.; m. N. Y. City, June 14.
1904, Violetta S. E. White; children: John White, Rich-
ard Montgomery. Admitted to bar, 1899; has sjnee
been engaged in gen. practise of law in N. Y. City;
for years without any business alliance and subse-
quently mem. firm of Iselin & Delafield. Pres. Dela-
field Estate, Parkway Heights Co.; Independent; Epis-
copalian. Dir. Y. M. C. A., vestryman Christ Ch Riv-
erdale; mem. B'd of Govs., Sons of Revolution; officer
St. Nicholas Soc, Soc. of Colonial Wars, Soc. of War
of 1812; mem. N. Y. Hist. Soc, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.
Clubs: University, Union, Down Town Ass'n. Address:
Fieldston, N. Y., and 17 E. 79th St., N. Y. City.

DELAFIELD, LEWIS L.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 30, 1863; s. Lewis L.
and Emily (Prime) Delafield; ed. St. Pauls' Sch., Con-
cord, N. H. ; Harvard, Columbia Law Sch., LL.B., 1884;
m. April 25, 1885, Charlotte Hoffman Wyeth; children:
Lewis L. Jr., Charlotte, Emily. Mem. law firm Haw-
kins, Delafield & Longfellow. Has been chm'n Exec
Com. N. Y. City Bar Ass'n, and active in its affairs;
has also been chm'n for several terms of Exec. Com.,
and v.-p. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Mem. Exec. Com. Com.
of Seventy, 1894; sec. Rapid Transit B'd N. Y. City,
189.">-1899; nominated, 1906, by lawyers of city of N.
Y. for justice Supreme Court. Episcopalian. Clubs:
Union, Century, Tuxedo, Sleepy Hollow. Residence:
20 West 58th St. Address: 20 Exchange PI., N. Y.

DELAFIELD, RICHARD

Banker; b. New Brighton, S. I N. Y., Sept. 6, 1853; s.
Rufus King and Eliza (Bard) Delafield; ed. Anthon
Grammar Sch., and at an early age engaged in mer-
cantile pursuits; m. 1st, Clara Foster Carey (died Sept.
6, 1909); 2d, Edith P. Fesser. Became an active and
successful merchant, being senior partner of the firm)
of Delafield & Co. of N. Y., Chicago and San Fran-
cisco, which house he founded; pres. National ParW
Bank of N. Y.; dir. Mount Morris Bank, Mutual Bank.
Yorkville Bank and Union Trust Co. Was a comm'n
from State of N. Y. to the World's Columbian Exp'n.
1893. Largely interested in various charitable inst'ns.
Is a vestryman of Trinity Ch. ; mem. Soc. Sons or
Revolution. Clulbs: Union League, Tuxedo, Riding,
Metropolitan, etc. Residence: 40 W. 46th St., N. Y.
City; (country): Tuxedo Park, N. Y. Address: 214
Broadway, N. Y. City.

DE LA FLEUR, FREDERICK J.

Lawyer; b. Carthage, N. Y., June, 1870; s. Joseph and
Margaret E. (Van Slyke) De La Fleur; ed. Adams (N.
Y.) Collegiate Inst., Hamilton Coll., A.B., 1895; also
attended McGill Univ., Montreal, for sp'l work in)
French; m. Port Leyden, N. Y., July, 1896. Augusta
M. Williams; children: Alice M. (died 1900); Frederick
J., Jr., b. 1902, Grace M., b. 1907; Lewis E., b. 1912.
Admitted to bar, 1898. Local examiner State Civil
Service Comm'n, FeJb., 1901-FeJb., 190S; comm'r U. S.
Dist. Court, Northern Dist. of N. Y., Oct. 6, 1902-Jan.
30, 1908; appt'd referee in bankruptcy, Jan. 31, 1S)((S,
for Counties of Oneida and Herkimer, Northern Dist.
of N, Y., for a term of 2 years, . and has since been
reappt'd many times. Republican; Congregationalism
Mason. Mem. Utica Rifle Ass'n. Address: Utica, N. Y.
City.

DE LANCEY, WILLIAM HEATHCOTE

Lawyer; b. Philadelphia. May 2, 1837; s. Rt. Rev.
William Heathcote and Frances (Munro) De Lancey;
ed. St. Paul's Sch.. College Pt, L. I.; grad. Hobart Coll.,
A.B., 1856, A.M., 1S59; Albany Law Sch. (Union Univ.),
LL.B., 1838. Democrat. Episcopalian. Mem. St.
Nicholas Soc, Sigma Phi, Hobart Coll. Alumni Ass'n.
Residence: Ossining. N. Y. Address: 50 Broadway, IN.
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DELANO, MORTIMER

Aviator: b. N. J., Aug. 15, 1S69; s. Thomas Edwin
Delano; attended Arts and Law Dept's Columbia Univ.,
class 1891; m. Wilhelmina M. Pierson; one d.; Priscilla
Alden, b. 1S94. Dir. Crittenton Co., of N. Y. Q.-m.
sergeant Veteran Corps Art'y; now engaged in form-
ing Aviation Div. for N. G. Mem. Veteran Corps
Art'y, Mil. Soc War 1S12, Huguenot Soc., Soc. Colonial
Wars, Auto-Polo Ass'n of America (hon v.-p.). .Rec-
reations: Aviation, auto-polo. Clubs: Columbia Univ.,
Aero of America (hon. sec, gov.). Residence: (sum-
mer): Garden City, L. I., (winter)- 104 W. 120th St.
Address: Aero Club, 297 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

DELANO, WILLIAM ADAMS

Architect; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 21; s. Eugene and
Susan Magoun (Adams) Delano; grad. Yale Coll. 1895,
Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris; m. Louisa Potter; one
son, Richard Potter. Clulbs: University, Century, Pip-
ing Rock. Address: 4 E. 39th St., N. Y. City.

DELANY, JOHN J.

Jurist; b. 1860; grad. St. Francis Xavier Coll., and
Columbia Law Sen., LL.B., 1S82. Engaged in practise
of law in, N. Y. City since 1S82. Prominent mem. of
Tammany and a leader in its polit. campaigns; in 1889
was ass't corporation counsel and later ass't dist. att'y;
had charge of Fire Chief Edward F. Croker's fight
against Comm'r Sturgis, and was successful in having
the courts reinstate him; appt'd, 1904, bv Mayor George
B. McClellan corp'n counsel (resigned Oct. 1906); elect-
ed to Supreme Court, Nov., 1910. Prominent in Roman
Catholic circles. Address: 324 W. 103d St., N. Y. City.

DELAVAN, DAVID BRYSON

(Physician; b. N. Y. City; s. Edward C. (Huguenot
ancestry, A.B., Yale, 1836) and Margaretta (Bryson)
1'elavaii (.Scotch ancestry); grad. Yale, A.B., 1872, Coll.
Phys. and Surg., N. Y. City, M.D., 1S75 (under precep-
torship of Willard Parker, M.D.) ; m. St. Louis, June
14, 1899, Marion Rumsey; one d. Elma, b. 1905. En-
gaged in practise of medicine in N. Y. City from grad-
uation. Pres. and trustee Russell Sage Inst, of Pathol-
ogy; v.-p. Grenfell Ass'n of America: trustee Scenic
and Historic Preservation Soc; N. Y. Polyclinic, N
1. Dispensary, and Am. Soc. for Control of Cancer.
Consultant to St. Luke's General Memorial, Ruptured
and Crippled, and Vassar hosps., and Stony Wold San-
itarium; surgeon and prof, of Laryngology N. Y. Poly-
clinic, Alumnus of City and Presby'n hosps; mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, Am. Laryngol. Ass'n (ex-pres.), N. Y. Acad.
Medicine. Royal Soc of Medicine, England; N. Y. Clinic
Soc, Harvey Soc, Hosp. Graduates, Continental Anglo-
Am. Med. Soc. (hon. pres.), mem. Am. Museum Natural
History. Met. Museum of Art; mem. Advisory Com. of
Yale Med. School; mem. Exec. Com. Inter'nat. Con-
gress of Laryngology, etc. Independent in politics;
frequent contb'r to literature of his sp'l dep't in medi-
cine. Protestant. Has made various tours in Europe
and the U. S. Clubs: Century, University, Yale. Ad-
dress: 40 E: 41st St., N. Y. City.

DELAVAN, TOMPKINS C.

Broker;- b. N. Y. City; s. Edward and Margaretta M.
M. (Bryson) Delavan; ed. Dr. D. A. Holbrook's Sen.
Porraer mem. firm of Cummings & Co., brokers; now in
business alone. Clubs: Transportation, Kane Lodge.
Residence: Westervelt Av., New Brighton, S. I. Ad-
dress: 51 Exchange PI.. N. Y. City.

DEL DRAGO, JOSEPHINE-SCHMID

Business woman; b. Covington, Ky. ; grad. convent
at Montreal, at 18 years of age; m. 1st, August Schmid
(mem. firm Bernheimer & Schmid, owners of Lion
Brewery in N. Y. City) ; 2d, Giovanni Del Drago, s.
Prince Del Drago of Rome, Italy, now an Am. citizen.
Upon death of Mr. Schmid, being familiar with busi-
ness, took his place in brewery firm. In July, 1903,
bought out partner of concern and turned it into
corp'n (called Lion Brewery of N. Y. City), owning all
stock; reorganized entire working force. Owns much
property on lower Broadway, Cortlandt and Warren
Sts., and Eighth and Columbus Avs. Also a fine resi-
dence at 62d St. and Fifth Av. (designed for her by-
Richard H. Hunt), which she has filled with works of
art gathered while traveling in various countries, and
a beautiful villa at Tarrvtown, N. Y. Address: 807
Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

DELEHANTY, DANIEL

Retired capt. U.S.N. ; b. X. Y. City; grad. U. S. Mil.
Acad. 1867. Appt'd from N. Y. midshipman, Sept. 25.
L862; comm'nd ensign, 1868; master, 1870; lieut., 1S72;
lieut.-comd'r. 1S93: comd'r, 1898: retired with rank of
capt., 1900. Gov. Sailors' Snug Harbor. Address: Pel-
ham. N. Y.



DELEHANTY, FRANCIS B.

Lawyer, ex-jurist; elected 1900 judge of City Court



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