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of N. Y. City for term expiring Dec. 31, 1910. Resi-
dence: 33 W. 12th St. Address: 32 Chambers St., N. Y.
City.

DE LEON, DANIEL

Editor; b. Curacao, off coast of Venezuela, Dec. 14,
1852; came to U. S. from Europe, July, 1872; grad. Co-
lumbia Law Sch., 1878, receiving prize on Constitu-
tional Law, awarded by ex-pres. Woolsey of Yale, and
prize on Internat. Law. awarded by Wm. Beach Law-
rence of Providence, R. I. Lecturer in Sch. of Polit.
Economy of Columbia Univ. 6 years; instrumental
in founding and since its org'n, 1895, an officer of So-
cialist Trade and Labor Alliance; instrumental in
founding Industrial Workers of the World, 19U5; joined
Socialist Labor party, Oct., 1890, becoming editor of its
English organ, 1892; editor of the Weekly People
since 1892; founder and editor of Daily People since
1900. Residence: Pleasantville, N. Y. Address: 45
Rose St., N. Y. City.

DE LEON, EDWIN WARREN

Lawyer, ins. official; b. Charleston, S. C, Aug. 6,
1S68; s. H. H. and Agnes (Moise) De Leon; grad. Ran-
dolph Macon Coll., Va., A.B. ; Columbia Coll., LL.B.; m.
Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 23, 1901, Frances E. Moise. Mg'r
at N. Y. City for Liability Dep't of the Travelers Ins.
Co., of Hartford, Conn., 1893-1898; for Maryland Casu-
alty Co., of Baltimore, 189S-1903; v.-p. and dir., 1903-
1909, and since 1909 pres. and dir. Casualty Co. of
America, X. Y. City; also chm'n Editorial B'd Internat.
Ins. Encyclopedia Co. Democrat. Author: The Law
of Liability; Manual of Liability Insurance: Liability
Insurance (Annotations, 1910. Cyclopedia of Law and
Procedure): "Casualty Insurance" (Encyclopedia Amer-
icana). Editor: Casualty Dep't, Insurance Year Book.
Mem. Southern Soc. of N. Y., South Carolina Soc, S. A.
R.. Am. Ass'n for Labor Legislation, Am. Statistical
Ass'n, Civic Federation. Clubs: Underwriters, Law-
yers. Economic, Casualty and Surety Social (all of N.
Y. City). Residence: "Apthorpe." Broadway and 79th
St. Address: 123 William St., N. Y. City.

DE LIMA, ELIAS ABINUM

Merchant, banker, b. Curacao, Dutch W. Indies, April
24, 1865; s. David A. and Sarah (Wolff) de Lima; ed.
Dr. Sach's School, N. Y. City; grad. Cornell Univ. B.S..
1S86; Columbia Law Sch., 1889; m. N. Y. City, Oct. 27,
1886, Estela A. de Lima; children: Beatrice, Edith, Er-
nest, Estela. Admitted to New York Bar, 18S9; mem.
firm D. A. de Lima & Co.; pres. Battery Park Nat.
Bank; dir. and advisory counsel Corn Exchange Bank
(S. I. branch); trustee S. R. Smith Infirmary of Staten
Island; rniem. Municipal Art Soc. Clubs: Cornell. Theta
Delta Chi, Graduate. National Arts, X. Y. Athletic
Address: 58 W. 87th St., N. Y. City.

DELLENBAUGH, FREDERICK SAMUEL

Artist, author; b. McConnellsville, O., Sept. 13, 1853:
s. Samuel and Elizabeth (Smith) Dellenbaugh) ; ed.
Buffalo, N. Y. City, Munich and Paris; m. Ellenville, X.
Y., 1885, Harriet Otis; one child: Frederick Samuel, Jr.,
b. 1888. Artist and assistant topographer with Major
Powell's Colorado River exploring expd'n, 1871-1873;
conducted personal exped'ns to Utah, Arizona, Colo-
rado, Nevada and Southern Calif.; mem. Harriman
Expd'n to Alaska, Behring Strait and N. E. Siberia;
cruises to W. Indies, S. America. Iceland, Spitzbergen
and Norway. Fellow A.A.A.S., Am. Ethnol. Soc; mem.
Am. Anthropol. Soc. Author: A Singular Case; The
True Route of Coronado's March; North Americans of
Yesterday; Romance of the Colorado River: Breaking
the Wilderness; A Canyon Voyage; Fremont and '49;
contributions on American Aboriginal Buildings to
Sturgis's Dictionary of Architecture; various articles
written for bulletins, magazines and cyclopedias,
jlubs: Century, Authors, Barnard, Explorers. Resi-
dence (summer) Cragsmoor, N. Y.; (winter) 226 W.
7Sth St., N. Y. City.

DEL MAR, ALEXANDER

Engineer, author; b. X. Y. City; ed. and received
diploma from N. Y. Polytechnic, studied in N. Y. Univ.
and in London under Sir Arthur Helps and Manuel Del
Mar (joint authors of "The Conquerers of America"),
and attended Madrid Mining Sch. Financial editor
Daily American Times, 1854; Hunt's Merchants' Mag-
azine, 1860: Social Science Review, 1S63; Financial and
Commercial Chronicle. 1865; and National Intelli-
gencer, Washington, 1870. Organized and was dir. U.
J ; . Bureau of Commerce, Navigation, Emigration, Mines
and Statistics (now Dep't of Commerce and Labor),
1S65-1869; was comm'r to Italy. Holland and Russia,
1866-1872; mem. U. S. Monetary Comm'n, 1876-1878.
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since 1S72, and was tor 26 years engaged in mining
and constructing mining works and machinery- Was
editorial mg'r Cambridge Encyclopedia, 1900; editor-
in-chief American Banker, 19O5-1906, and resumed
mining in 190S. Connected with the movement to re-
monetize silver since 1874. Author: History of the
Precious Metals. History of Money, The Science of
Money, History of Monetary Crimes, and many impor-
tant works and numerous essays in relation to mone-
tary science and the history of money and the pre-
cious metals in all ages and countries, upon which
subjects ranks as first authority. In political econ-
omy, social conditions, antiquities and archaeology
also ranks high. Latest works are Ancient Britain;
History of the Middle Ages; The Worship of Augustus
Caesar, and The Discovery and Colonization of Asia
Minor. Egypt and Europe by Thibetan, Indian and
other Oriental Races; also a work (in preparation) en-
titled The Messiah. Has contb'd to leading English.
Spanish, French and American journals and to official
publications many notable articles and papers on
monetary, economic and historical subjects. Pres.
Latin-Am. Chamber of Commerce. Address: .".11 YV.
70th St., N. Y. City.

DEL MAR, FRANCESCA PALOMA

Artist; b. Washington, D. C. ; d. Alexander and Emily
Del Mar; ed. London and Paris. Studied art under
Julius Rolshoven in London, also at Academie Julien
in Paris, and under Raphael Collin; spent many years
in travel and study in Europe; painter of historical
works and portraits; pictures have been exhibited in
principal European and Am. exb'ns; best known works
are large mural at Caroline Rest, Scarsdale, N. Y., and
"The Worship of the Mother of the Gods." Address:
Holbein Studios, 152 W. 55th St., N. Y. City.

DE LONG, DANIEL P.

Manufacturer, banker; b. West Day, N. Y., 1850.
Was engaged in dry goods business in Glens Falls,
as mem. firm of Robbins & De Long; withdrew from
dry goods business and engaged in brick business,
with Glens Falls Brick Co., which was established
1840. Became sole owner, 1SS6, and is one of the
most flourishing concerns in Warren County.
Pres. and gen. mg'r Granite Brick Co.: first v. -p. Glens
Falls Trust Co.; one of organizers, dlr. and builder
with E. B. Potter of Empire Theatre Real Estate and
Theatre Co.; one of organizers, dlr. and pres. Glens
Falls Hosp. Democrat. Elected mem. Assembly. 1909.
Mem. Senate Lodge of Masons. Address Glenwood Av.,
Glens Falls. N. Y.

DE LUCE, PERCIVAL

Artist; b. N. Y., 1S47; studied at Antwerp Acad., also
under Portaels (Brussels), and Leon Bonnat (Paris),
Asso. Nat. Acad, of Design; mem. Sons of Revolution,
Am. Water Color Soc, Artists' Funds Soc. Club: Sal-
magundi. Address: 619 W. 144th St., N. Y. City.

DE MERITTE, EDWIN

Educator; b. Durham, N. H., March 3, 1846; s. Ste-
phen and Nancy Perkins (Chesley) De Meritte; ed.
Phillip's Exeter Acad.; grad. Dartmouth Coll., A. B.,
class 1869; m. Boston, Dec. IS, 1S6S. Frances Alexine
Norton; children: Florence, George E.. Mabel P. Prin-
cipal Hampton (N. H.) Acad., 1S70-1S72; instr. classics
Chauncey Hall Sch., Boston, Mass., 1S72-1S79; head of
Classical Dep't. 1879-1SS4; principal Berkeley Sch.,
Boston, 1884-1896; principal Chauncey Hall Sch., 1896-
1900; m. Ft. Hamilton. N. Y., Anna A., d. Henry George;
ent; Episcopalian. Clubs: University, Boston (Mass.),
Sell. Masters. Dartmouth, Rotary. Residence: 111
Htollftnd Road, Brookline. Address: S15 Boylston St.,
Boston, Mass

DE MILLE, WILLIAM C.

Dramatist; b. Washington, N. C, July 25, 1878; s.
Henry C. and Matilda B. (Samuel) De Mille; ed. Frei-
burg, Geimany, 1895-1896; Columbia Univ., A. B.,
1900; m. Ft. Hamilton, N. Y., Anna A., d. Henry George;
children Agnes George, Margaret George Author:
Strongheart, Warrens of Virginia, The Woman, Royal
Mounted. In 1999, Food, The Genius, and many other
plays. Clubs: American Dramatists, Columbia Uni-
versity, The Lambs. Address: The Lambs, 130 W. 44th
St., N. Y. City.

DEMING, CHARLES CLERC

Lawyer; b. Hartford, Conn., 1S52; grad. Yale Coll.,
1872, and Columbia Law Sch, 1875; married. Mem. firm
Alexander & Green; counsel for many corp'ns. Mem.
Psi Upsilon and Skull and Bones fraternities, Ass'n
Bar, City of N. Y. Clubs: University, Union, Yale,
Racquet and Tennis, Lawyers, Hudson River Ice
Yacht, Ardsley (N. Y. City), Maryland (Baltimore),
Metropolitan (Washington, D. C). Residence: 346 W.
72d St. Address: 165 Broadway, X. Y. City.



DEMING, EDWIN WILLARD

Artist; b. \shi:iM(i, o., Aug. 26, 1860; s. Howard \.
and Celestia V. (Willard) Deming; ed. 111. public schs.;
studied art in Paris under Boulanger and Le Febvre:
m. Yonkers, X. Y., Oct. H'-', 1892, Therese Osterheld;
ohildi. : tlden O., b. 1891; Kathryn O., b. 1898; Hen-
rietta Hall. b. 1904; John O., b. 1907, Hall Mather, Ed-
win Willard, Jr., (twins) b. 1910. Awarded silver
medal at Phila. Exb'n; bronze medal, St. Louis Exb'n:
hon. mention, Berlin; won first prize in competition of
Municipal Art .Soc. for two decorations in Ml. Morris
High Sch. Bld'g; represented in Wis. Hist. Soc. by two
large canvases; Braddock's Defeat and The Landfall
of Jean Nicolet; represented in Museum of Natural
History, Metropolitan Museum of Art by two bronzes;
has executed many bronzes of Indians, wild animals,
etc., and numerous decorations of private homes and
pictures. Mem. Soc. Mural Decorators, Architectural
League, Anthropol. and Ethnol. Socs., Sons of Revolu-
tion. Recreations: Hunting, visiting various Indian
tribes. Clubs: Camp Fire of America. Explorers, Cos-
mos (Washington). Address: 5 MxDougal Alley,
N. Y. City.

DEMING, HENRY CHAMPION

Born Hartford, Conn., 1S50; grad. Yale, A. B. (Skull
and Bones), 1S72. Mem. Psi Upsilon fraternity. Clubs:
Union. University, N. Y. Yacht, Yale. Address: 114 E.
27th St.. X. Y. City.

DEMING, HORACE EDWARD

Lawyer; b. Palmyra, N. Y Mar. 31, 1S50; s. Jeremiah
P. H. and Mary (Colt) Deming; ed. Palmyra Union
Sell.. 1864; Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass., 1.S05; Har-
vard Coll., A.B., 1871; Harvard Univ. Grad. Sch., 1873-
1874; and two years in the Harvard Law Sch.; m. Sau-
gerties, N. Y., July 17. 1878, Caroline Springsteed. In
active practise since admission to bar, 1877; actively
identified with polit. and reform movements, one of
founders, lSSO, and pres. and chm'n of exec. com.
18S0-1S82, of Brooklyn Young Republican Club; chm'n,
exec. com. Nat. Com. of Republicans and Independents,
1SS4; sp'l counsel eomm'rs of accounts in investigating
corp'n counsel's office in N. Y. Oity, 1885. One of
founders and mem. exec. com. Commonwealth Club,
which inaugurated in N. Y., ballot-reform of 1886-
1887; one of founders and trustees N. Y. Reform Club,
1887; chm'n Gen. Com. N. Y. Ballot Reform League,
1S88-1890; chm'n People's Municipal League, 1891; one.
of founders. 1S94, chm'n com. on municipal programme,
1S97-1S99; chm'n exec. com. of Nat. Municipal League
1903-1910. Was mem. sp'l com. municipal reform org'ns
to draft proposed changes in constitution of State of
N. Y relating to gov't of cities, and of sp'l com. that
drafted State Civil Service Reform clause of N. Y.
Constitution of 1894; was counsel, Senate Com. to in-
vestigate administration of Civil Service Law of State,
1894; and drafted bill which was made basis of pres-
ent law on that subject. Was mem. sp'l com. Ass'n
Bar City of N. Y. to report on proposed new charter of
Greater N. Y.. and represented Bar Ass'n before gov.
and mayor in opposition to proposed charter, 1897;
on exec. com. Merchants' Ass'n in movement (1899-
1900) which prevented Oity of N. Y. from being obliged
to secure its water supply from private corp'ns; on the
Citizens Com. of 250 to secure adoption of revised
charter for N. Y. City, 1901, and was sp'l counsel of
att'y-general's office in investigation of dist. atty's
office in N. Y., 1001. Joint author: Municipal Program,
1900, and author: The Government of American Cities,
1909. Was pres. Phillips Andover Acad, Alumni Ass'n,
1905-1906; mem. council Nat. Civil Service Reform
Ass'n; mem. Phi Beta Kappa Soc; Am. Economic Ass'n,
Nat. Civic Federation, Acad, of Polit. Science, Am.
Polit. Science Ass'n. Club: City (N. Y. City). Resi-
dence: 853 West End Av. Address: 15 Willliam St.,
N. Y. City.

DEMOND, CHARLES MASON

Lawyer; b. Boston, Mass., Jan. 23, 1S60; grad. Will-
iams Coll., 1SS1; Columbia Law Sch.. 1S85; married.
Mem. firm of Logan, Demond & Harby. Mem. Alpha
Delta Phi fraternity, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence. Resi-
dence: 136 W. 44th St. Address: 60 Broadway, N. Y.
City.

DEMOREST. ALICE GILBERT

Born Camden. Me. May 22, 1S63; d. Charles Leslie
and Alice Emory (Ogier) Gilbert; ed. 12th St. Public
Sch., N. Y.- City, and Normal Coll.; m. at Ch. of the
Divine Paternity. N. Y. City, Feb. 6, 1S84, William Cur-
tis Demorest; children; Alice Louise, b. 1885; Gilbert
Curtis, b. 1S95: Charlotte Katherine, b. 1902. Trustee
N. Y. Med. Coll. and Hosp. for Women, Diet Kitchen,
St. Luke's Home. Mem. Sorosis (chm'n Exec. Com.),
Colonial Dames, Daughters Am. Revolution. Summer
residence: Hukweem Lodge. Loon Lake. Adirondack
Mountains. Address: 68 E. 66th St..~N. Y. City.



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DEMOREST, WILLIAM CURTIS

Lawyer; b. N. V. City, Aug. 2, 1859; s. W. Jennings
and Ellen .Louise ('Curtis) Demorest; ed. Cheshire
Sch. 1875 (now trustee); Columbia Grammar Sen. 1877;
grad. Columbia Coll., A.B., 1881 (v.-p. its Alumni Coun-
cil) ; Columbia Law Sch. LL.B., 1883; m. N. Y. City,
Feb. ti, 1884, Alice EsteUe Gilbert; children: Alice
Louise, b. 1885 (Mrs. William R. Davenport, Taunton,
Mass.); Gilbert Curtis, b. JS95 (Princeton 1917) ; Char-
lotte Katherine, b. 1902. Studied law in office of Nor-
wood & Coggeshall, being especially connected with
title and mortgage dep'ts; gave up law practice to as-
sume mgn't of father's large estate, and made special-
ty of real estate; since org'n of Realty Trust Co., 1890,
has been its pres. Also sec. and treas. State Realty &
Mortgage Co.; gen. mg'r and treas. Demorest & Little;
dir. and mem. finance com. Fidelity Trust Co., Market
& Fulton Nat. Bank, Royal Baking Powder Co.; mem.
exec. com. and pres. Cleveland Baking Powder Co.,
Price Baking Powder Co., Tartar Chem. Co.; trustee
and chm'n finance com. Irving' Savings Bank, N. Y. ;
preS. Eastern Realty League; Med. Coll. & Hosp. for
Women; Hosp. Guild; mem. N. Y. Acad, of Sciences,
Am. Acad. (Political & Social Science, Geneal. & Bio-
log. Soc, Museum of Arts, Museum of Natural History,
Zool. Soc, St. Nicholas Soc. Holland Soc, Huguenot
Soc, Soc. of Colonial Wars, Empire State S. A. R. ; ex-
oom. of Allied Real Estate Interests, Chamber of Com-
merce, N. Y. Bar Ass'n, Pilgrims of the U. S., Psi Up-
silon Fraternity. Episcopalian (St. Thomas' Ch).
Recreations: Hunting, fishing. Clubs: University,
Lawyers, Fulton, Knollwood, Campfire (gov.). Resi-
dence: 68 E. 60th St., -N. Y. City, and Hukweem Lodge,
Loon Lake, Adirondacks. Address: 60 Liberty St., N.
Y. City.

DEMPSEY, JAMES

(Lawyer; b. Peekskill, N. Y., Oct. 25. 1872; s. David
and Ellen (Barrett) Dempsey; ed Drum Hill Sch.,
Peekskill, N. Y.; Peekskill Mil. Acad.; St. Francis
Xavier Sch., N. Y. City; m. Peekskill, N. Y., 1889, Lil-
lian Mansbaeh; children: James, Jr., Robert Emmet,
Donald. Admitted to Bar, Brooklyn, and N. Y. City,
Feb. 12, 1894; and to United States District and Cir-
cuit Courts, June 26, 1899; since then in active prac-
tice in N. Y. City and Peekskill. Republican. Mem.
Bar. Ass'n, Westchester Co.; Soc. Med. Jurisprudence,
N. Y. City; Knights of Columbus, B. P. O. Elks,
Alumni Ass'n Drum Hill Sch., Peekskill. Address:
116 Depew St., Peekskill, N. Y.

DENBY, CHARLES

Consul gen.; b. Evansville, Ind., Nov. 14, 1861; s.
Charles and Martha (Fitch) Denby; grad. Princeton
Univ., A.B., 1882, A.M.; m. March 19, 1895, Martha Dal-
zell Orr; children: James Orr, b. 1896; Charles, Jr., b.
1901; Edwin, b. 1903. Appt'd 2nd sec. Am. Legation,
Peking, China, June. 1S85, 1st sec, Peking, China, 1893;
charge d'affaires, 1894, and 1896, had charge of Jap-
anese interests in China in war of 1S95-1896; resigned
and went into business in China, 1S97; secretaire-gen.
of Provisional Gov't, which ruled in North China dur-
ing 1900-1902; adviser to Viceroy Yuan Shih-Kai, 1902-
1905; appt'd chief clerk of Dep't of State, Washington.
1905; Am. consul-gen. at Shanghai, China, 1907, and
Vienna, Austria, since 1909. Democrat; Episcopalian.
Clubs: Metropolitan (Washington, D. C), Austrian Au-
tomobile, Touring de France (Paris). Residence: 53
Cottagegasse, Vienna. Address: Equitable Bld'g.
Vienna, Austrla.

DENBY, EDWIN H.

Architect; b. Philadelphia, Feb. 9, 1873; s. Dr. Ed-
win Robinson and Laura Hooper Denby; ed. at Poly-
technic. Dresden, Germany; diplOmg Ecole des Beaux
Arts, Paris, 1897; unmarried. Has traveled through
Greece, Turkey, Holy Land, Egypt, Spain, Italy, Bel-
gium, Holland and Germany, 1897-1899. Decorated by
Sultan of Turkey with order of Osmanieh; hon. men-
tion in Salon of Architecture, 1897-1S9S; returned to
America. 1899; mem. of firm of Denby & Nute, archi-
tects. Summers spent in Bar Harbor, Me., where has
local office. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Beaux
Arts Soc. Architectes DiplSmes par le Gouvernement,
Municipal Art Soc, Architectural League. Recrea-
tions: Riding, boating, tennis, boxing and swimming.
Clubs: Manhattan, Atlantic Yacht, MacDowell. Ad-
dress: 333 Fourth Av., N. Y. City.

DENIG, RUDOLPH C. R.

Ophthalmic surgeon; b. Frankenthal, Germany, Dec.
8, 1867; s. Hyppolyte and Elizabeth M. (Dallmand)
Denig; ed. in gymnasium at Neustadt, in the Pala-
tinate, and Universities of Heidelberg, Munich, Berlin,
Wiirzburg, M.D., 1891, with post-graduate study in
Vienna, Paris and London. After serving as ass't and
instructor in the eye clinic in the Univ. of Wiirzburg,
came to N. Y. City in 1897 as ass't to Dr. Herman



Knapp in the N. Y. Ophthalmic and Aural Inst., now in
special practice of ophthalmic surgery, and ophthal-
mic surgeon to the German Hosp. and Dispensary.
Since 1909 prof, of Clinical Ophthalmology, Columbia
University. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med.
Soc, N. Y. Co. Med. Soc, Order of the Red Eagle (Ger-
many), fellow N. Y. Acad. Medicine; mem. German
Med. Soc, Heidelberg Ophthalmic Soc. Contributor on
d'.seases of the eye to med. publications and one of
the collaborators on the Zeitschrift fur Augenheil
Kunde, Berlin. Address: 56 E. 58th St., N. Y. City.

DENMAN, FREDERICK H.

Lawyer; b. Mt. Vernon. N. Y., June 21, 1866; s. Will-
iam M. and Jennie A. (Fleming) Denman; ed. Mt. Ver-
non public school; grad. Columbia Coll. Law Sch., N.
Y. Law Sch., DL.B., 1S92; m. Mt. Vernon, N. Y., June
19, 1895, Katharine W. Cory; children: Ruth, b. Aug.
2, 1896; William M., b. May 6. 1901. Entered business.
Oct., 1880, in Wall St. stock exchange house; with
Chicago & N. W. R'y Co.. 1883; entered law office of
T. Wandell, Sept., 1890; admitted to bar, June, 1892;
traveled in Europe and extensively through U. S. ; in
partnership with father 7 years, till his death in 1899;
still in active practice. Active in politics, holding
many positions in Rep. org'n. Mem. Inst. Law Library,
Westchester Co. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. County Lawyers
Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Hist. Soc,
Royal Arcanum, Clinton Hook & Ladder Co., pres. and
dir. Associated Collection Co. N. Y.; sec. and coun-
sel Winifred Masterson Burke Relief Foundation;
treas. Industrial Sch. for Convalescents. Author: From
Babel to Brotherhood, a poem (pub. by Thwing Co.).
Clubs: N. Y. Athletic, Siwanoy Country. Residence:
111 Summit Av., Mt. Vernon, N. Y. Address: 170
Broadway, N. Y. City.

DENNETT, ROGER HERBERT

Physician; b. Boston, Mass., July 21, 1876; s. Enous
Herbert and Alice Howard (Battles) Dennett; grad.
B.S., St. Laiwrence Univ., 189S; M.D., Harvard Univ.,
3902; m. 1905, Agema V. Wheeler; children: Alice, b.
1906; Nancy wheeler, b. 1908; Sally, b. 1910. Adjunct
prof, diseases of children, N. Y. Post-Grad. Med. Sch.;
ass't attending physician to Babies' Wards, and chief
of clinic in Children's Dispensary, N. Y. Post-Grad.
Hosp.; ass't attending physician to Willard Parker
and Riverside Hosps. Author: The Healthy Baby
(Macmlllan Co.), 1912, and numerous med. articles ap-
pearing in medical journals. Republican; Unitarian.
Mem. Alpha Tau Omega and Alpha Mu Pi Omega fra-
ternities, fellow Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Acad, of Medi-
cine, N. Y. State Med. Soc, N. Y. County Med. Soc,
Harvard Med. Soc. of N. Y. Clutis: Harvard, Players.
Address: 120 E. 38th St., N. Y. City.

DENNETT, WILLIAM SAWYER

Physician; b. Bangor, Me., March 1, 1S49; ~s. William
Sawyer and Harriet Augusta (Hyde) Dennett; A.B.,
Bowdoin Coll., Brunswick, Me.; M.D., Harvard Med.
Sch.; m. June 18, 1892, Maria Howell Bectk. Hon. sur-
geon N. Y. Eye and Ear Infirmary, mem. Am. Ophthal.
Soc, Am. Math. Soc. Club: Century. Address: 8 E.
49th St., N. Y. City.

DENNEY, WILLIAM GRIDLEY

Banker; b. Millerton, N. Y., Mar. 21, 1849; s. Alfred
and Harriet (Gridley) Denney; ed. in common school;
m. Amenia, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1877, Emma Reed; children:
'Harry A., b. Sept. 17, 1878 (died July 8, 1896); Virginia
R., b. Nov. 18, 1883. V.-p., cashier and dir. Millerton
Nat. Bank; treas. and dir. Standard Car Truck Co.;
sec, treas. and trustee Irondale Cemetery Ass'n of
Millerton, N. Y. Republican. Mem. and trustee f > re%-
by'n Ch., Millerton N. Y. Mason; mem. Webotuck
Lodge, Millerton, N. Y.; Minnesota Chapter, R. A. M.,
St. Paul Council, R. and S. M., Damascus Commandery,
K. T., Carmel Lodge of Perfection, St. Paul Chapter
Rose Croix,- De Molai Council, Knights Kadosh and
Minnesota Consistory A. & A. S. R., all of St. Paul,
Minn.; Osman Temple Nobles of the Mystic Shrine,
and Rose Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, of
Sharon, Conn. Address: Millerton, N. Y.

DENNIS, FREDERIC SHEPARD

Surgeon; b. Newark, N. J., April 17, 1850: s. Alfred
L. and Eliza A. (Shepard) Dennis; ed. Phillips Acad.,
Andover, Mass.; grad. Yale, B. A., 1S72; Bellevue Hosp.
Med Coll., 1S74; Royal Coll. of Surgeons London, 1877;
m. Feb. o, 1880, Fannie Rockwell Carhart. Attending
surgeon Bellevue and St. Vincent Hosps.; prof, clinical
surgery, Cornell Univ.; on staff Bellevue Hosp., St.
Vincent's Hosp.; Montefiore, Home, and St. Joseph's
Hosp. (Yonkers, N. Y.). Fellow of Royal Coll. Sur-
geons, London; mem. Am. Surg. Ass'n. Clinical Soc. of
London, N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, German Congress of
Surgeons (Berlin). Clubs: Centurv University, Ards-
ley. Address: 62 E. 55th St.. N. Y. City.



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DENNIS, HOLMES VAN MATER, JR.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City; s. Holmes Van Mater and
Eugenia C. (Baird) Dennis; grad. Rutgers College,
A.B., 1S94, A.M., 1900; N. Y. Law School. LL.B., 1S96;
m. June ti, ls.lo. Mary A. Howell; children: Holmes
Van Mater. 3d. b. July 7. 1896; Mary A., b. Dec. 14,
1900. Admitted to X. V. I; line, 1S96. X. J. Bar

June, 1903, as att'y and solicitor and as counsellor.
1906. Made master in chancery of N. J.. June, 1906;
admitted to U. S. Supreme Court, Mav, 190S. Mem. lirm
Dennis & Bii'hler. Dir. Philipse Manor Co., and Snow-
flake Marble Co.. N. Y. comp'ns, and dir. Middlesex
Title Guarantee & Trust Co. and Title Guaranty Realty
Co., N. J. eorp'ns. Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Soc.
Colonial Wars (N. Y. Chapter), Sons of Revolution
(N. Y. Chapter), Altair Lodge, 601, F. and A. M..
Brooklyn. N. Y. Club: Rutgers. Address: 32 Union
St., New Brunswick, N. J.

DENNIS, JAMES SHEPARD

Clergyman, author; b. Newark, N. J., Dec. 15, 1842:
s. A'fred L. and Eliza (Shepard) Dennis; grad. Prince-
ton Univ., 1863; studied law at Harvard Law Sen.,
1863-1864; grad. Princeton Theol. Sem 1S67 (D.D..
Princeton, 1S79, Univ. of Aberdeen, 1906). Ordained
to Presby'n ministry by Presbytery of Newark, 186S;
went to Syria as missionary in autumn of same year;
was principal and prof, theology in Sein. of the Syrian
Mission at Beirut, 1873-1891; prepared several theo-
logical text-books in Arabic language; returned to U.
S.. 1891; students' lecturer on missions at Princeton



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