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scientific and social bodies in Rochester and else-
where. Corr. mem. Hawaiian Hist. Soc, of Honolulu.
Recreations: Chemistry, electricity. Clubs: Rochester
Modern History (pres.), Haeckel, John Marshall
(sect. Address: 7 Audubon St., Rochester, N. Y.

ASHLEY, CLARENCE DEGRAND

Lawyer; b. Boston, Mass.. July 4, 1851; s. Ossian D.
and Harriet A. (Nash) Ashley; grad. Phillips Acad.,
Andover, Mass., 1869; Yale Univ., A.B., 1873; studied
at Univ. of Berlin (Prussia), 1S75-76; Columbia Univ.,
LL.B., 1880; N. Y. Univ., LL.M.. 1895, J.D., 1903; Miami
Univ., LL.D., 1898; m. Geneva, Switzerland, Aug. 12,
1880. Isabella Heyward Ripley: children: Edith Hey-
ward, b. Jan. 26, 1SS2; Mabel Pierce, b. Dec. 26, 1887.
Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1S80, in active practice since.
Prof, law, Metropolis Law School, 1891-95, N. Y. Univ.
since 1895; vice-dean Law Faculty, 1895-96, dean Law
Facults' since 1896, N. Y. Univ.; non-resident lecturer
of law, Bryn Mawr Coll., since 1899. Mem. Delta
Kappa Epsilon, Wolf's Head Ass'n Bar, N. Y. City.
Clubs: University, Century, Yale. Address: 32 Wav-
erly Place, N. Y. City.

ASHLEY, FRANK M.

Mechanical and elec. eng'r and patent att'y; b. Cats-
kill, N. Y., June 10, 1867; s. John J. (M.D.) and Susie
A. (Merwin) Ashley; ed. Brooklyn public schools and
Cooper Inst.; m. Brooklyn, 1888, Jennie Bell Wood;
children: Frank S., b. 1S90; Jessie, ib. 1891; Merwin
Franklin, b. 1900; Grace Ashley, b. 1912. Inventor of
many improvements in eng'ring machinery and steam
and electrical specialties; first in the art to generate
and store ozone gas under pressure on a commercial
scale (process and apparatus patented). Pres. Ashley
Valve Co. Republican. Baptist. Mem. Am. Inst.
Elec. Eng'rs, Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs Nat. Ass'n Sta-
tionary Eng'rs, Franklin Inst, of Pa., Patent Law
Ass'n of Washington, Inventors' League of the United
States, Soc. of Automobile Engn'rs. Recreations: Mu-
sic and travel. Address: 154 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

ASHMEAD, CHARLES A.

Clergyman; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 7, 1S62; s. Amos D.
and Catherine (Westervelt) Ashmead; ed. private and
public schs. of N. Y. until 15 years old. and later by
private tutors; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 8, 18S3, Annie Mol-
ler Livings; children: Dever Campbell, b. 1884; Lenox
Livings, b. 1889; C. Westervelt. b. 1890. Engaged in
business for 22 years; ordained to ministry of Epis-
copal Ch., June 11, 1900; now rector St. Mark's Ch.
(Washington Irving Memorial), N. Tarrvtown, N. Y.,
and Chapel of the Redeemer, Yonkers, N. Y. Pro-
gressive. Mem. N. Y. Churchman's Ass'n; Mason.
Clubs: The Rectory, Park Hill Countrv. Address:
Rectory. St. Mark's Ch., S. W. Cor. Depeyster St. and
N. Broadway, Tarrytown, N. Y.

ASPINALL, JOSEPH

Jurist: b. Brooklyn, N. T., 1854; grad. Columbia Law
Sch., 1S75. Was gen. att'y Nat. City Bank of Brook-



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lyn, and for other large financial Interests. Repub-
lican; mem. Assembly In N. Y. legislature, 1888-89
and 1801; State Senator, 1802; elected 1906 Justice of
Supreme Court State of N. Y., for term expiring Dec.
31, 1920. Pres. Garfield Club. Mason, 32" and Shrlner.
Clubs: Union League, Adrlance, Adelphl, Riding, Lake
\i:iiii>pac Yacht, Brooklyn (Brooklyn). Address: 673
Lafayette Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

ASPINWALL, J. LAWRENCE

Architect; b. N. Y. City, June 3, 1S54; s. James Scott
and Margaret (Maxwell! Aspinwall; mother of Dum-
fries, Scotland; ed. Dewight's Day Sen., afterward
Lyon Sen., and later at school of Prof. Collain, N. Y.
City; m. Mary Morris Carnochan, d. Dr. John Murry
Carnochan, of N. Y. City. Entered office of James
Renwlck, architect, 1875; 1880 became mem. firm Ren-
wlck, Aspinwall & Russell (now Renwick, Aspinwall
& Tucker). During connection with firm has built
many private houses and public buildings, a few of
the more notable being first Stock Exchange, Am.
Soc. for Prevention of Cruelty to Children, The Pre-
vention of Cruelty to Animals, a large number of
hospitals (Scarlet Fever and Dep't Hosp. N. Y. City,
Stony Wold Sanitarium, Adirondack Cottage Sani-
tarium, N. Y. Infirmary for Women and Children),
office buildings, etc.; was with James Renwick in
working out much of detail of St. Patrick's Cathedral
and the stone spire of Grace Church at Broadway
and 10th St. One of original mems. of Troop A, now
Squadron A, N. Y. State Guard. Traveled extensively
in this country and abroad; visited principal cities of
Germany, Prance, Holland, Belgium, England and
Scotland. Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Inst. Architects
(N. Y. Chapter same), Architectural League, N. Y.
City. Trustee N. Y. Inst, for Ed'n of Blind; treas. St.
Luke's Ass'n of Grace Church, N. Y. City. Clutis:
Union, Engineers, Atlantic Yacht. Address: 320 Fifth
Av., N. Y. City.

ASTARITA, ANTONIO C.

Lawyer; b. Vico Equesne Italy, Dec. 28, 1864; s.
Vincenzo and Starace Astarlta; grad. Columbia Coll.,
LL.B.; m. N. Y. City, Nov. 16, 1897, Almira I. Manley;
children: Eugene, b. 1808; Francis, b. 1003; George, b.
1905. Engaged In practice since admission to bar
1S87; first Italian admitted to practice law in State
of N. Y. Ass't dist. att'y, N. Y. City, 1896-1897; appt'd
by late Mayor Gaynor, 1910, comm'r B'd of Assessors
City of N. Y. Trustee Italian Savings Bank, N. Y. City
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, N.
Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence,
Italian-Am. Democratic Union. Clubs: Nat. Democratic,
Italian National, Asbury Park Fishing. Residence: 124
W. 12th St. Address: 320 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ASTOR, WILLIAM VINCENT

Capitalist; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 15, 1891; s. John Jacob
and Ava L. (Willing) Astor; attended St. George's
Sch., Newport, and Harvard Univ. Dir. Astor Trust
Co., Western Union Telegraph Co. Erected, 1913, as
a memorial to father, a new building for "Holiday
Farm," a home for convalescent children at Rhine-
beck, N. Y. Mem. Am. Museum Natural History, Acad
Polit. Science, Navy League of U. S., Union Soc. of
Civil War, N. Y. Geneal. and Biog. Soc, Citizens
Union of City of N. Y.: hon. mem. Honor Legion of
Police Dep't, City of N. Y. V.-p. N. Y. Commercial
Tercentenary Comm'n. Mem. Exec. Com. Nat. Civic
Federation; Third Panel Sheriff's Jury, Albany Bur-
gesses Corps; dir. Public Schs. Athletic League; mem.
Exec. Com. Am. Roumanian Jewish Emancipation
Com. Clubs: Sleepy Hollow Country, Piping Rock,
Fort Orange, Automobile of America, Aero, N. Y.
Press, Players, City, N. Y. Yacht, Columbia Yacht,
Whitehall Lunch. Newport Casino. Address: 23 West
26th St., N. Y. City.

ATKINS, EDWIN F.

Merchant, mf'r; b. Boston, 1850; s. Elisha and Mary
E. (Freeman) Atkins; m. Belmont, Mass., 1882, Kath-
arine Wrisley. Mem. firm E. Atkins & Co., Boston;
pres. and dir. Aetna Mills, Boston WhaTf Co.. Trinidad
Sugar Co., Soledad Sugar Co.; chm'n B'd Dir. Am.
Sugar Refining Co.; dir. Am. Trust Co., Guarantee Co.
of N. America, Shawmut Nat. Bank, Second Nat. Bank.
Boston; Westlnghouse Electric & Mf'g Co., Pittsburgh,
West End St. R'y Co. Address: 131 State St.. Boston.
Mass., and 117 Wall St., N. Y. City.

ATKINS, GEORGE CHEW

Lawyer; b. Pamrapo, N. J., Jan. 3, 1S80; s. G. W. E.
and Mary .\t. (Chew) Atkins; grad. Columbia Coll..
A.B., 1902; N. Y. Law Seh. LL.B., 1904; m. (May 28
1910,) Norah E. O'Loughlin. Engaged in practise of
law 1904-1909, N. Y. City; since 1909 ass't to v.-p.
Western Union Telegraph Co.; dir. Pittsburgh. Shaw-
mut & Northern R. R. Independent Democrat; Epis-



copalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Columbia
Coll. Alumni Ass'n, Phi Delta Theta fraternity. Club:
Phi Delta Theta. Residence: Maplewood. N. J. Ad-
dress: 195 B'way, N. Y. City.

ATKINS, GEORGE W. E.

Telegraph official; b. Waverly, Tenn., Oct. 26, 185u;
s. Addison L. and Nancy S. (Coffin) Atkins; attended
dist. sch.; m. Louisville, Ky., Sept. 15, 1875. Mary M..
d. Albert G. Chew; two sons. Employed with Nash
ville & Northwestern R. R. Co., Johnsonville. Tenn..
became operator at Waverly, later mg'r, sta. ag't, ex-
press ag't, and telegraph operator at various stations;
night train dispatcher for Louisville & Nashville R.
R. and mg'r at Gallatin; promoted first class operator
in Western Union Telegraph Co., Nashville; trans-
ferred to Louisville office; moved to N. Y. 1875. as
ass't to official; studied law, and became ass't to
v.-p., 1878; Acting v.-p., 1906; v.-p. and dir., 1907. Also
v.-p. and dir. of Gold & Stock Telegraph Co.. and dir.
in numerous other telegraph companies in U. S. Ad-
dress: 195 Broadway, N. Y. City.
ATKINS, ROBERT

Lawyer and certified public accountant; b. Esopus.
N. Y., Oct. 30, 1S73; s. Charles R. and Eliza B. (John-
son) Atkins; grad. N. Y. Univ. Law Sch.. LL.B., 1900.
Engaged In practice of law and accounting in N. Y.
City from 1900. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. S. A.
R. Country residence: Esopus. N. Y.
ATKINSON, GEORGE FRANCIS

Botanist, educator; b. Rasinvllle, Monroe Co., Mich..
Jan. 26, 1854; s. Joseph and Josephine (Fish) Atkin-
son; ed. Olivet Coll., Mich., and Cornell Univ., Ph.B..
1885. Phi Beta Kappa (Cornell), 1885, Sigma XI (Sci-
entific Soc), 1888; m. Durham, N. C, 1887, Lizzie Kerr;
children: Francis Kerr, b. 1890; Clara Packard, b. 1892.
Ass't prof., 1886-1886; asso. prof., 1886-1888, gen. zoology,
Univ. of N. C. ; prof, botany and zoology, botanist,
Exp't Sta., Univ. of S. C, 1888-1889; prof, biology biolo-
gist, Exp't Sta., Ala., Polytechnic Inst, and Ala. Agr'l
and Mech Coll., 1889-1892; ass't prof., 1892-1893; asso.
prof., 1893-1896, botony, Cornell Univ.; since 1896 prof,
botany, head of Bot. Dep't, and botanist, Exp't Sta..
Cornell Univ. Traveled in England, Sweden, and
Continental Europe, 1903, 1905, 1910. Independent
(generally Republican). Fellow, A.A.A.S.; mem. Am.
Philos. Soc, Bot. Soc. of Am., Soc of Plant Morphology
and Physiology, Mycological Soc of America; Phi Beta
Kappa Soc. Sigma Xi Soc, Gamma Alpha Club; pres.
Bot. Soc. of America since 1909. Recreations: Outdoor
life In forests and fields, developing a private wild
garden ot three acres. Author: Biology of Ferns;
Elementary Botany; College Text Book of Botany;
Lessons in Botany; First Lessons in Plant Life,
Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc.; Studies of Amer-
ican Fungi. Contb'r numerous papers on botanical
subjects in leading journals of America, England and
Germany, especially on morphology, evolution, physi-
ology, mycology, algae, pteridophytes, trap-door
spiders, nematodes, etc. Clubs: Torrey Botanical,
Town and Gown (Ithaca). Address: Cornell Univer-
sity, Ithaca, N. Y.
ATKINSON, JAMES F.

Life insurance agency mg'r; b. Rochester. N. ST.,
1834. Was engaged in manufacturing business at
Appleton, Wis., until 1881, when became connected
with the Provident Life and Trust Co.; was special
agent Northwestern Mutual Life Ins. Co., and since
1885 has been general agent for that company In
Brooklyn and Long Island, his son, William F. Atkin-
son, 'being associated with him since 1898. Address:
44 Court St., Brooklyn, N. Y. .

ATKINSON, WILLIAM FITCH

Life Insurance agency mg'r; b. Appleton, Wis.. May
3, 1872; s. James F. and Louise (Fitch) Atkinson;
grad. Cornell Univ., B.L., 1895; m. April, 1908, Caro-
line A. W. Bacon: two daughters. Connected with
Carter Ink Co.. 1895-1898; since 1898 associated with
James F. Atkinson as joint agency mg'r for Brooklyn
and Long Island for the Northwestern Mutual Life
Ins. Co., of Milwaukee, Wis. Republican. Presby'n.
Mem. Psi Upsilon fraternity, Brooklyn League. Clubs:
University (Brooklyn), Crescent Athletic, Young Re-
publican (Brooklyn), Tavern. Cornell University (N.
Y. City). Address: 44 Court St.. Brooklyn, N. Y.

ATTERBURY, ANSON PHELPS

Clergyman; b. New Y'ork, June IS, 1854; ed. Phillips
Acad, and Yale Univ.; grad. Union Theol. Sem., 1879,
Ph.B., N. Y. Univ., D.D., Hamilton Coll.; m. June 11
1891, Catharine G. Van Rensselaer. Ordained to min-
istry, 18S0; since 1879 pastor Park Presby'n Ch., N. Y.
City. Author; Islam in Africa. Translator; Som-
bart's Socialism. Dir. Union Theol. Sem. Clubs: Cen-
tury. Apawamis. Address: 145 W. 86th St.. N. Y. City



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ATTERBURY, CHARLES LARNED

Lawyer; b. Detroit, Mich., Dec. 3, 1842; s. John G.
and Catharine J. (Larned) Atterbury; ed. Yale Coll.;
m. N. Y. City, Jan. 7, 1868, Katharine II. Dow; one
son, Grosvenor. Began practice of law in Detroit,
Mich.; removed to N. Y. City, 1874, becoming solicitor
of Erie R'y Co., and later ass't pres. of that com-
pany; counsel of Chicago & Atlantic R'y, counsel of
Pullman Palace Car Co., and afterward and now en-
gaged as counsel for various corp'ns in N. Y. and
elsewhere: mem. firm of Betts, Atterbury & Betts,
and subsequently of Atterbury & Mullally, N. Y. City.
Mem. N. Y. Bar Ass'n. Clubs: Century, University.
Residence: 131 E. 70th St, N. Y. City.

ATTERBURY, GROSVENOR

Architect; b. Detroit, Mich., July 7, 1S69; s. Charles
Larned and Katharine Mitchell (Dow) Atterbury;
grad. Yale, B.A., 1S91; special student. Columbia Sen.
of Architecture, eleve de l'Ecole des Beaux Arts,
Paris; unmarried. Engaged in practise of architecture
since 1895. Architect of first Phipps Model Tene-
ments, N. Y., Phipps Inst, for Study, Treatment and
Prevention of Tuberculosis, Phila.; Psychiatric Clinic
at Johns Hopkins Hosp. ; Russell Sage Foundation
Bld'g-. N. Y. ; Bessemer Bld'g, Fulton Bld'g, Phipps Na-
tatorium, Pittsburgh; restoration of Governor's Room
and other portions of N. Y. City Hall; Conn. Hall, Yale
Univ., consulting architect to Johns Hopkins Univ.,
and Roland Park Co., Baltimore. Examples of domes-
tic work are houses for H. O. Havemeyer at Bayberry
Point; Bradley Martin, Jr., N. Y.; James Byrne,
Oyster Bay; Charles A Peabody, Cold Spring Harbor,
Porter Norton, Buffalo; Joseph Neave, Cincinnati;
Hon. Seth Low, Bedford; Dr. W. S. Rainsford, Ridge-
field, Conn. Especially interested In town planning
and home bld'g; architect of Forest Hills Gardens,
Forest Hills, L. I., the model town built by Russell
Sage Foundation; has made sp'l studies and experi-
ments in Economic Construction as applied to work-
ingmen's dwellings. Five years service in Squadron
A, N.G.N.Y. Fellow Am. Inst. Architects, mem.
Soc. Beaux Arts Architects, Soc. Columbia Architects,
Architectural League of N. Y., Scroll and Key Soc, Psi
Upsilon, Phi Beta Kappa, XI Delta Theta and Eliza-
bethean Club (Yale). Dlr. St. Bartholomew's Clinic.
Mem. N. Y. Tenement House Com., Nat. Housing
Ass'n, Nat. Conf. on Cltv Planning. Clubs: Century,
University. Address: 20 West 43d St., N. Y. City.

ATWATER, ELIOT DOREMUS

Stock broker: b. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., March 28,
1886; s. Edward S. and Caroline (Swift) Atwater;
grad. Williams Coll., class of 1908, A.B. Mem. N. Y.
Stock Exchange firm at Atwater, Foote & Sherrill.
Democrat. Mem. Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, German
and Austrian Alpine Soc. (Austria). Clubs: Auto-
mobile of America, Automobile Ass'n of N. Y., Alpha
Delta Phi, Dutchess Golf and Country. Residence:
136 West 44th St. Address: 38 Wall St., N. Y. City.

ATWATER, WILLIAM CUTLER

Coal operator and merchant; b. Brooklyn, N. Y.,
July 4, 1861; s. John H. and Jane Barker (Leonard)
Atwater; attended Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, class
1879; Amherst Coll., A.B., 1884; m. Easton, Pa., May 1,
1889, Ida Wilson Hay; children: William Cutler, Jr..
b. 1890; Margaret Hay, b. 1894; John Jacob, b. 1893;
David Hay, b. 1898. Business has been exclusively
confined to development of coal and timberland In-
terests. Pres. and dir. Wm. C. Atwater & Co., Inc.,
N. Y. Elkhorn Coal & Coke Co., W. Va.; Wm. C.
Atwater & Co., Inc., Mass.; Dead River Timberland
Co. (Maine); v.-p. and dir. West Bay Co., N. Y.; treas.
and dir. Empire Coal & Coke Co., W. Va. Republican;
Episcopalian. Mem. Psi Upsilon fraternity. Recrea-
tions: Yachting, farming. Clubs: Westhampton
Country, N. Y. University, N. Y. Yacht, Whitehall
Lur.ch, Psi Upsilon (N. Y.), University (Boston),
Shenandoah (Roanoke, Va.), Virginia (Norfolk, Va.),
Quequechan (Fall River, Mass.), Shinnecock Yacht.
Residence: Westhampton Beach, N. Y. Address: 1
Broadway, X. Y. City.

ATWOOD, CHARLES EDWIN

Physician; b. Shoreham, Vt., July 21, 1861; s. Edwin
Simons and Laura R. (Moore) Atwood; grad. Cornell
Univ., B.S., 1880; one year as post-grad., Bellevue
Hosp. Med. Coll., M.D., 1883; Univ. of Vienna, 1905-
1906 (certificate) ; m. N. Y. City, 1S96, Helen Pearce
Jarvis. Ass't physician Hudson River State Hosp.,
1885; transferred to Utlca State Hosp., 1887; appt'd
to staff of Bloomingdale Hosp., 1892; first ass't phy-
sician Bloomingdale, 1898-1905; resigned to study
abroad and enter private practice. Ass't in neurology
and psvehiatry Vanderbilt Clinic, Columbia Univ.



Visiting neurologist, N. Y. City Hosp. and sch. for
children. Collaborator to Journal of Nervous and
Mental Disease, N. Y. Med. Record, and Journal of
Am. Med. Ass'n. Progressive; Presby'n. Sec. and treas.
N. Y. Neurol. Soc; Fellow N. Y. Acad, of Medicine;
mem. N. Y. Neurol Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Medico-
Surgical Soc, N. Y. Soc. of Med. Jurisprudence, N. Y.
Psychoanalytic Soc; consulting neurologist, N. Y.
City Com. N. Y. State Charities Aid Ass'n; mem.
Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity (and N. Y. Ass'n).
Recreations: Golf, auction bridge, opera. Clubs:
University (N. Y. City), Profile Golf (White Moun-
tains). Residence (summer): Profile House, N. H.
Address: 14 East 60th St.. N. Y. City.

AULLS, SAMUEL D.

Lawyer; b. Wheeler, Steuben County, N. Y., April 9,
1S75; s. Thomas and Ellen (Williams) Aulls; grad.
Dundee (N. Y.) Prep. Sch., 1893; post-graB. courses
there and at Lowviile (N. Y.) Acad.; two years at
Albany Law Sch. Taught school in Steuben and
Yates Counties, 1893-1895; studied law in the offices
of Hon. Amasa J. Parker at Albany, and of Judge
Smith, of Elmira; admitted to bar, 1898, clerk and
later partner with Judge Smith; admitted to prac-
tice in U. S. Supreme Court, 1902; counsel to Am.
Land and Timber Co., Listed Securities Co., and other
corp'ns of N. Y. City and elsewhere. Mem. Chemung
Co Bar Ass'n. Served on Col. Dlven's staff Sons of
Veterans, 1897; counselor N. Y. Div., 1913. Repub-
lican; took active part in campaign of 1896 and sub-
sequent campaigns. Author: Aulls' Quizzer on the
Code, and Fifty-one Per Cent Mason; mem. Young
Men's Club, Empire State Soc; S. A. R., Casmere
Crotto. No. 11, M. O. V. P. E. R. Residence: 22o
William St. Address: 214 E. Water St., Elmira, N. Y.

AURINGER, OBADIAH CYRUS

Clergyman, author: b. Glens Falls, N. Y June 4,
1849- s. Francis and Eliza (Denio) Aurlnger; ed. pub-
lic schools of Glens Falls, and by private tutors in
science and literature; m. Nov., 1876, Mrs. Eva Hen-
dryx. Mem. U. S. Marine Corps, 1871-75; shore service
at Washington Boston, Norfolk; three years on board
U S. flagship Worcester, N. Atlantic Squadron, in
West Indies. Ordained Presby'n minister at Lake
George, Sept., 1890. Pastor, Northwood, N. Y^ 1889-
92- Third Ch., Troy, N. Y., 1892-99; First Ch., Forest-
port, N. Y., since 1904. Republican. Mem. Kappa
Epsilon, of Troy, N. Y.; Kappa Nu, of Utica. Recrea-
tions: Trout fishing and archeological exploration.
Author: Scythe and Sword (poems), 1S87; Heart of
the Golden Roan, 1890; Book of the Hills. 1896; Wil-
liam MeKinley, memorial poem, 1905; Friendship s
Crown of Verse, 1907; Death of Maid McCrea and The
Lover's Tragedy (poems), 1909: The Eagle's Bride
(poem). 1911. Club: Authors (N. Y. City). Address:
Forestport, N. Y.

AUS, GUNVALD

Consulting eng'r; b. Haugosund, Norway, June 1,
1861; s. Gabriel and Sophie (Schroeder) Aus; grad.
Technical Sch., Bergen, Norway, C. E., 1879; Technical
High Sch., Munich, Bavaria, C.E., 1882; m. 1890. Eliza-
beth, only d. Jacob Lange (mem. Norwegian Cabinet);
one d. Tekla Lange, b. 1891. Draughtsman and ass t
eng'r in various offices, 1883-1888; construction eng r
Phoenix Bridge Co., 1888-1894: chief eng'r U. S. Treas-
ury Dep't, Washington, D. C 1894-1900; since then
practising as consulting eng'r in N. Y. City. Since
1900, consulting eng'r U. S. Custom House, N. Y. City;
Essex Co. Court House, Newark, N. J.; for post office
and custom house bld'gs., Cleveland, O.. and Provi-
dence, R. I.; West Street Bld'g, N. Y. City; Scheuer
Bld'g, Newark, N. J.; U. S. Post Office Bld'g, N. Y.
City; Woolworth Bld'g, N. Y. City; Eighth Coast
Art'y Dist. Armory Bld'g, N. Y. City; Union Central
Life Ins. Co.'s Bld'g, Cincinnati, O., and many other
large and important structures. Pres. Gunvald Aus
Co., Inc., consulting eng'rs, N. Y. City; pres. Berkely
Realtv Co. Mem. Am. Soc. of Civil Eng'rs; asso. mem.
Brooklyn Chapter, Am. Inst. Architects. Mem. Cen-
tral Lodge 361, F. and A.M. Residence: 292 Brook-
lyn Av.. Brooklyn, N. Y. Address: 11 E. 24th St.,
N. Y. City.

AUSTIN, EUGENE K.

Colonel, N. G., N. Y.; b. 1872; s. Stephen F. (mem.
N. Y. Stock Exchange, 1865; also Century Club, and
named after uncle, Gen. S. F. Austin, of Austin,
Texas), and Cecilia (Kelly) Austin; great-g.s. of
Elijah Austin, who served at the Battle of Lexing-'
ton, and of Luke Kip, merchant in N. Y. City prior to
Revolution, whose homestead was site of Old N. Y.
Hotel, Broadway and Washington PI. At age of 17
entered firm of Eugene Kelly & Co., bankers, as office
boy; cashier, 1893; engaged in business on own ac-
count in investment securities, 1895; joined Nat.



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Guard, 1892, Co. B, 7th Keg't; became corporal,
Signal Corps, L894; serg't, 1895, in command of Big
detail timing Brooklyn car riots; first lieut. and adj.
stii Reg't, 1896; capt. and regimental adj., 1896; de-
tailed by Gov. Black at beginning of Spanish-Am.
War, to organize 10th Keg't; major 108th Reg't; aft-
erward colonel, 1898; at end of war, regiment mus-
tered out of state service; detailed oy Major-Gen. Roe,
from supernumerary list, to staff of provisional reg't

of Westchester Co., serving at Croton riots, li

Mem. Soc. Colonial Wars. .Sons of Revolution, .St.
Nicholas Soc, 1st pres. Veterans' Ass'n of First Signal
Corps. Club: Army and Navy. Address: 15 William
St., N. v. City.

AUSTIN, FRANK R.

Banker; b. Tuckerton, N, J.. March 2, 1857; s. John
H. and Huldah W. (Downs) Austin; ed. public sens.;
m. Philadelphia, Sept., 1877, Sophie L. Nugent; chil-
dren: William S., b. Sept. 21, 1880; Frank T., b March
4. 1897. Pies. Tuckerton Bank; mem. firm C. W.
Mathis & Co., Ezra Stiles & Co. Mayor of Tuckerton, 3
terms, <lu. lined i . i leel on ; pres. I !'d of Ed'll Demo
crat; Presby'n. Pres. B'd Trustees. Presby'n Ch. Res-
idence: 317 E. Main St. Address. Tuckerton Bank.
Tuckerton, N. J.

AUSTIN, GEORGE CURTIS

Lawyer; ib. Saluvia, Pa., July 19, 1863. Lecturer on
Federal procedure in N. Y. Law Sch.; mem. State As-
sembly, 1896-1897. Author: Dwight Method of Legal
Instruction. Residence: 895 West End Av Address:
135 Broadway, N. T. City.

AUSTIN, WILLIAM MORRIS

Merchant; attended Trinity Coll., Hartford. Conn.,
class of 1898. Engaged in wholesale dry goods busi-
ness. Mem. Delta Psi fraternity, Soc. of Cincinnati,
Soc. Colonial Wars, St. Nicholas Soc. Club: Merchants
(N. Y.). Address: 53 Leonard St., N. T. City.

AVERBECK, MAXIMILIAN J.

Diamond importer, manufacturing jeweler; b. Mari-
etta, Ohio; s. Maximilian Frederick and Sophia (Moll)
Averbeck; ed. Marietta Coll.; grad. N. Y. Coll. of Phar-
macy, Columbia Univ.; m. Piermont, N. Y., Annie
Walsh Miller; children: Maximilian J., Jr.; Carolyn
Rodgers. Dir. Germania Fire Ins. Co. Pres. The
Ten and Twelve Maiden Dane Co., Averbeck Drug Co.,
N. Y. Wholesale Jewelers' Ass'n; trustee Maiden
Lane Savings Bank; vestryman and treas. All Angels
Church; mem. Exec. Com. Nat. Wholesale Jewelers'
Ass'n. Republican; Episcopalian. Clubs: Ohio Soc,
Marietta Coll., Economic, West End Ass'n, Rockland
Co. Country. Residence: Palisades. Rockland Co.. N.
Y.; 425 West End Av., N. Y. City. Address: 10-12
Maiden Lane, N. Y. City.

AVERY, BRAINARD

Lawyer; b. Canton, O., Oct. 24, 1873; s. Rev. W. H.
H. Avery, D.D. (Baptist minister) and Emma (Waite)
Avery; entered Brown Univ., Providence, Class of
1896; grad. Catholic Univ. of America, Wash.. D. C,
1896; m. Middletown Springs, Vt., 189S, Josephine
Baker Gray; children: Albert G., b. 1904; Katharine
G.. b. 1908; Brainard, Jr., b. 1911. Dir. -Granville Nat.
Bank. Granville, N. Y. Isbell-Porter Co., Newark, N.
J., Ruggles Machine Co., Poultney, Vt., and other in-
dustrial ami financial concerns. Has traveled exten-
sively in N. America, S. America, Europe and Asia,
visiting over forty countries. Mem Phi Delta Phi
fraternity: Mason, Shriner. Clubs: Union League.



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