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Nat. Bank. Democrat; mayor Village of Port Rich-
mond, two years; mem. B'd Ed'n Richmond Borough,



tin.,, years. Mem. M. E. Church. Mem. P. and A. M.
(Stat. -n Island), Knights of Pythias, Richmond i o.
ISoc. Arts and Sciences, -Statin island Chamber o1
' mei ( \il.li. - : LI Van Pelt A\ . Mariners Har-
bor, S. I., X. Y.

EGBERT, JAMES CHIDESTER

Educator; b. N. Y.. May :;, 1859; s. .lames C. and
Louisa (Drew) Egbert; grad. Columbia Univ., A.B.,
18S1, A.M., 1882, Ph.D., 1888; m. N, Y. City, 18S4,
i .: Pennington; children: Harry Drew, b. 1886;
.... Pennington, b. 1889; Lester Darling, b. L892.
Instr. adjunct of Latin, and prof. Roman archse
tlogy and epigraphy, prof. Latin: dir. Summer Ses-
sion, 1902; dir. of Extension Teaching sine, 1910.
Columbia Univ. Editor: Introduction to Study Latin
Inscriptions; gen. editor, Macmillan's Latin Classics;
editor, Livy Book 21 and Selections. Prof. Am. Sch.
of Classical Studies in Rome, 1903-1904. Sec. and
treas. Bay Head Water Co. Mem. B'd 0) Ed'n, Ji r ej
City, 1899-1903. Independent Republican; Presby'n;
trustee St. Nicholas Av. Ch., and Bay Head (N. J.)
Chapel. Mem. Archaeological Inst, of America, Am.
Philol. Ass'n. Dir. N. Y. County Sunday Sch. Ass'n.
Mem. B'd of trustees and of exec. com. Am. Acad,
in Rome. Clubs: Century Ass'n, Columbia Univer-
sity. Residence: 425 W, 146th St. Address: Colum-
bia Univ., N. Y. City.

EGGLESTON, RICHARD HENRY

Mining, smelting; 'b. Albany, N. Y., 1S50; s. William
Wallace and Clara Irene (Pease) Eggleston; ed.
Shattuck Sch., Faribault, Minn., Griswold Coll., Dav-
enport, la.; m. N. Y. City, June, 18M1, Emilie V.
Backer; children: Richard Henry, Jr., b. 1887; Helen
Irene, b. 1891. Pres. and dir. Internat. Windmill Co.;
sec, treas. and dir. British Columbia Copper Co.. Calif.
Copper Co.; dir. Ely (Nev.) Copper Co. Mem. Empire
State Soc, S. A. R. Clubs: Union League, Riding,
Larchmont Yacht Thousand Islands Yacht, Fulton.
Residence: 335 W. 76th St. Address: 42 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

EHRHORN, OSCAR W.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, June 16, 1S75; s. J. Henry
and Caroline G. (Beineke) Ehrhorn; grad. Coll. City
of N. Y., A.B., 1895; Sch. 1'olit. Science, Columbia
Univ., A.M., is.97; Columbia' Law Sch.. L.L.B., ls'JS.
Admitted to bar, 1S9S; in office of Hon. Julius M.
Mayer, 1898-1899; since then in general practise in
N. Y. City. Republican (candidate for leader of 7th
Assembly Dist, 1906-1908). Episcopalian. Vestryman,
Ch. Holy Apostles (clerk of Vestry, 1904-1908); sec.
of Federation of Ch. Clubs in N. Y. City. Mem. Soc.
of Med. Jurisprudence, N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n,
N. Y. State Hist.. Ass'n, Am. Inst., Am. Economic Ass'ri.
N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar Ass'n; sec. Soc. of
Med. Jurisprudence (sec. B'd of Trustees) ; v.-p. Am.
Ass'n of Med. Jurisprudence; mem. Republican
County Com. (mem. Law Com.), Diocesan Missionary
Com. (chm'n Com. on Org'n of Parish Coins.). Ves-
tryman and treas. Ch. of Holy Apostles. Mason
(senior steward). Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc, Acad, of
Polit. Science, Inst, of Arts and Sciences; trustee
The Seabury Soc; mem. N. Y. Turn Verein. Clubs:
Republican (mem. com. on Nat. Affairs), Church
(mem. B'd of Trustees), Phi Delta Theta, Internat.
Travel. Residence: 444 W. 24th St. Address: 15
William St., N. Y. City.

EHRICH, WILLIAM JOSEPH

Broker; b. N. Y. City, June 21, 1878; s. William J.
and Ida (Morgenthau) Ehrich; grad. Ph.B., Yale,
Sheffield Scientific Sch.; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 12, 1902,
Adelaide Price; children: William J., Jr.. b. 1903;
Edward W., b. 1905; Robert W., b. 190S. In partner-
ship with Eugene Meyer, Jr., 1902-1904; head of
EhrioTi, Hochstadter & Co., 1904-1908, head of Ehrich
& Co., since 1908. Organized in 1909 Rio Fro Land
& Irrigation Co., developing 3,000 acres of irrigable
land. Organized, 1910, General Kampolite Co., mak-
ing composition floors and tile; has traveled exten-
sively through West, South, Newfoundland and
Mexico. Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc, Acad. Polit. Science.
Recreations: Golf, fishing, shooting, baseball, music.
Club: Yale. Residence: 141 W. 74th St. Address:
67 Exchange PI., N. Y. City.

EICKEMEYER, RUDOLF

Portrait and pictorial photographer; b. Yonkers. N.
Y., Aug. 7, 1862; s. Rudolf and Mary True (Tarbell)
Eickemeyer; ed. Yonkers public schools; m. Oct. 7,
1891, Isabelle Hicks. Illustrated by photography:
Nature and Culture (Hamilton Wright Mabie). In and
Out of the Nursery (Eva E. Rowland). Mem. firm
of Davis & Eickemeyer, formerly Davis & Sanford;
dir. First Nat. Bank (Yonkers); mem. Yonkers B'd
Ed'n since 1895: trustee Yonkers Savings Bank: mem.
The Linked Ring (London), Columbia Univ. Photo-



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graphical ^oc Nat. Geog. Soc, Am. Scenic and His-
toric Pres'rvatiou Soc. Received medal Royal Photog.
Soc. (Bng.), Viceroy Medal Calcutta (India) Internat.
Exb'n, g' Id medals Louisiana Purchase Exp'n, gold
medal Hamburg Senate, etc. Author: The Old Farm,
Down South, Winter; The Four Seasons (a lecture);
contributed photographs to The Book ot Beauty.
Clubs: N. T. Camera, Salon of America (art director),
City Club (Yonkers). Residence: Seven Oaks, Yonkers,
N. Y. Address: The Campbell Studio, Waldorf-
Astoria, New York City.

EIDLITZ, CYRUS LAZELLE WARNER

Architect; b. N. Y. City, July 27, 1853; ed. N. Y.,
Geneva, Switzerland, and Stuttgart Polytechnic Inst.;
in. Jennie T. Dudley. Has made designs of N. Y.
Times Bld'g, Washington Life Bld'g, Bar Ass'n, Bank
for Savings, Liberty Bank, Telephone Bld'g, Civil En-
gineer House, Racquet and Tennis Clubhouse, Towns-
end Bld'g, Buffalo Library, Fidelity and Casualty
Bld'g. Clubs: Union, Racquet and Tennis, Century.
Address: 347 W. 86th St., N. Y. City.

EIDLITZ, ERNEST FREDERICK

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, 1868; s. Marc and Mathilde
(Sohr) Eidlitz; grad. Cornell Univ., B.S., 1890; Colum-
bia Univ., A.M.; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1892; m. Caro-
line Louise Seaman; children: Frances Otto, b. 1905;
Carolyn Louise, b. 1909. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N.
Y., N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Law Inst., Am. Acad. Polit.
and Social Science, Acad. iPolit. Science. Clubs:
Delta Upsilon fraternity, Cornell Univ., Blooming
Grove Hunting and Fishing. Residance: 220 High-
land Av., Orange, N. J. Address: 31 Nassau St.. N.
Y. City.

EIDLITZ, OTTO MARC

Builder; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 18, 1860; s. Marc and
Mathilde (Sohr) Eidlitz; ed. Coll. City of N. Y.; grad.
Cornell Univ., B.C.E., 1881; C.E., 1890; m. Anna May
Thomas, of Ohio. Sup't for Marc Eidlitz & Son, 1881-
1884; mem. firm Marc Eidlitz & Son, 1884-1892; head
of firm since 1892. Appt'd tenement house comm'r,
1900, by Gov. Roosevelt; comm'r 'by Gov. Hughes,
1909, on eomm'n for investigating employers' liability,
safety appliances, and cause and effect of unemploy-
ment in State of N. Y.; appt'd, 1912, mem. B'd of Ar-
bitration on Controversy between fifty-two railroads
east of Chicago, and BroBherhood of Locomotive
Eng'rs. Dir. U. S. Mortar Supply Co., Colonial As-
surance Co., Mutual Bank, Germania Bank; trustee
Bank of Savings. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs, mem.
of Am. Soc. Testing Materials, Exec. Com. Civic Feder-
ation; fellow Fine Arts Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc, Met.
Museum of Art; mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce,
Am. Museum of Natural History; pres. Mason Builders
Ass'n of N. Y., 1900-1904; chm'n B'd of Govs., Bld'g
Trades Employers' Ass'n, 1903-1905; Delta Upsilon
fraternity. Clubs: Cornell Univ., Aldine, Transporta-
tion, Liederkranz, N. Y. Athletic, Engineers, Lotos
(N. Y.), Chelsea Plantation (S. C), Laurentian (Can.).
Residence: 787 Fifth Av. Address: 30 E. 42d St., N.
Y. City.

EILERS, KARL

Lead and copper ore smelter; b. near Marietta, O.,
Nov. 20, 1865; s. Anton and Elizabeth (Emrich)
Eilers; ed. Brooklyn Poly. Inst., A.B., Columbia Sch.
of Mines, E.M., and two years in Germany and France;
m. Cincinnati, O., Oct. 19, 1896, Leonie Jeanette Wur-
litzer; children: Marguerite Elizabeth, b. July 31,
1898; Karl Frederick, b. <Sept. 21, 1899; Francis Farny,
to. April 4, 1902. Dir. and mem. exec com. Am. Smelt-
ing & Refining Co. Mem. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs.
Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs. Residences: 435 Riverside
Drive and Sea Cliff, L. I., N. Y. Address: 165 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

EINHORN, MAX

Physician; b. Grodno, Russia, Jan. 10, 1862; s. Abra-
ham and Sara Einhorn; grad. Gymnasium, Riga, Rus-
sia, A.B., 1879; studied medicine, Univ. of Kiew, Rus-
sia, 1879-1880; Univ. of Berlin, M.D., 1884; came to
America in 1885; m. N. Y. City, Mar. 30, 1892, Flora
Strauss. Prof, medicine, N. Y. City Post-Grad. Med.
Sch. and Hosp.; visiting physician German Hosp.; in-
vented several instruments which are in gen. use in
med. profession; mem. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, N. Y. Co.
Med. Soc, Med. Ass'n State of N. Y., Am. Med. Ass'n,
Am. Gastro-Enterol Ass'n, etc. Author: Diseases of
the Stomach, 1896; Diseases of the Intestines. 1900.
and a great number of essays on diseases of the di-
gestive tract; co-editor Archlv fur Verdanungs
Krankheiten (Berlin), Zeitschrift fur Diatetische und
Fhysikalische Therapie (Leipzig). Address: 20 E.
63d St., N. Y. City.

EINSTEIN, LEWIS

Diplomat, writer; b. N. Y. City, 1877; m. 1904, Helen,
d. late Richard Ralli. Third sec. Am. Embassy, Paris.



1903; transferred to London, 1905; sec. of Am. Delega-
tion at Moroccan Conference, Algeciras, 1906; sec. Em-
bassy, Constantinople, 1906; sec. Embassy, Peking,
1909-1911; Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Pleni-
potentiary to Costa Rica, 1911-1913. Author: Luigi
Pulci and the Morgante Maggiore, 1902 (Berlin); The
Italian Renaissance in England, 1903 (N. Y.); Relation
of Literature to History, 1903 (N. Y.); Napoleon III.
and Amer. Diplomacy at the Outbreak of the Civil
War, 1905 (London); articles in Gazette des Beaux
Arts, etc. Edited Leonardo da Vinci Fragments
(translated by Maurice Baring), 1906 (Boston); gen.
editor Humanists' Library Boston. Delivered annual
address before Societg Diplomatique at Paris, 1905.
Address: Care State Dep't, Washington, D. C.

ELDER, IRVIN CAMERON

Lawyer; b. Franklin Co., Pa., Dec. 12, 1868; s. John
Alexander and Nancy Morrow (Widney) Elder; ed.
Dryrun Acad., grad. Lafayette Coll., A.B., A.M., 1889;
m. Chambersburg. Pa., 1899, Ariana R. Kennedy. Ad-
mitted to bar 1891; associated with Walter K. Sharpe
in practice of law, under firm name Sharpe & Elde.-.
Pres. Chambersburg Gas Co., Lincoln Fire Ins. Co.;
treas. Harrisburg, Carlisle & Chambersburg Turnpike
Road Co.; dir. Valley Nat. Bank. Democrat; Presby'n.
Mem. Franklin County Hist. Soc. (pres.), Delta Tau
Delta fraternity. Pa. Soc. of N. Y. Recreations: Golf,
gunning, horses. Clubs: Chambersburg, Elks, Ha-
gerstown Country. Address: Chambersburg, Pa.

ELDERKIN, JOHN

Editor; b. Setauket, N. Y., Feb. 22, 1841; s. John and
Renelcha (Hallock) Elderkin; ed. in public schools,
Setauket, N. Y., Presby'n Sch., N. Y.; studied classics
with Rev. F. M. Noll; m. N. Y., 187& Helen L. Reed-
Chapman. Formerly on editorial staff of N. Y. Led-
ger; American Booksellers' Guide, 1868-1872; for 20
years pres. Rembrandt House Co. Author: Turf and
Trotting Horse of America, Brief History of Lotos
Club, John Elderkin, One of the Founders of Con-
necticut: joint editor After Dinner Speeches at the
Lotos Club. Mem. N. E. Soc, Founders and Patriots,
S. A. R., Municipal Art Soc Clubs: Lotos, Press, West
Side Republican. Address: 110 W. 57th St., N. Y. City.

ELDRED. BYRON E.

Mechanical eng'r; b. Jackson, Mich., Feb. 12, 1873;
s. Z. C. and Helen (Carter) Eldred;ed. Dartmouth Coll.
Engaged in experimental work in mechanics and
physics. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Franklin Inst,
and Royal Soc. of Arts, London. Clubs: Engineers.
Chemists, National, Toronto, B. A. A. (Boston),
Authors, Royal Societies (London). Laboratory, Tuck-
ahoe. Address: Engineers' CluD, N. Y. City.

ELDRIDGE, FREDERICK LARNAC

Banker; b. S. I., N. Y., Oct. 14, 1860; s. Frederick G.
and Alice Lee (Goodrich) Eldridge; ed. Harvard Univ.,
class of 1882; m. Henderson, Ky June 5, 1S87, Bettie
T. Barret. V.-p. Empire Trust Co. Episcopalian. Rec-
reation: Golf. Clubs: Union, Racquet, Harvard, Ards-
ley. Residence: 70 W. 49th St. Address: 42 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

ELIOT, WALTER GRAEME

Civil eng'r; h. N. Y. City, Nov. 16, 1857; s. Augustus
G. Eliot (distinguished obstetrician. Yale '39, M.D., Co-
lumbia, 1841); grad. Sch. of Mines, Columbia Coll., C.E.,
M.E., Ph.B., 1878 (Ph.D., Columbia Coll.); LL.D., St.
Francis Xavier Coll., 1892; m. Feb. 2, 1892, Maud
Stoutenburgh; children: Elinor V, Amory V., Van
Cortlandt S. Practised sanitary eng'ring; sanitary
eng'r N. Y. B'd Health; lnsp. tenements, ass't chemist
and insp. foods; eng'r agent of Tenth U. S. Census on
Water Works of U. S. cities, 1881; connected with
various business corp'ns until May, 1891, when took
charge of University Magazine as one of prop'rs and
mn'g editor. Ass't to surveyor, Dep't Taxes and As-
sessments. 1898-1902; ass't eng'r Topographical
Bureau, Borough of Queens, N.y Y. City, 1902-1910;
chief eng'r, 1910. Comm'r of Parks, City of N. Y.. since
1911; v.-,p. Zeta Psi fraternity, and pres. or dir. in
many corp'ns; trustee N. Y. Coll. of Dentistry. Contb'r
to many periodicals. Author: Noted Physicians of New
York, History of the Eliot Family, College Presidents
of the United States. History of the Stoutenburgh
Family. Democrat. Mem. Soc. Colonial Wars, N. Y.
Hist. Soc, Soc. Municipal Eng'rs. A founder and
chm'n Civil Service Com. of N. Y. Civil Service Ass'n;
a founder and 3 years pres. of Technical League of
Eng'rs of U. S. ; founder and mem. Exec. Com. Ass'n of
t'ivil Employees in State of N. Y. Mem. Co. K, 7th
Reg't, N. G. N. Y., and of rifle team of that reg't,
which won in years 1904. 1905. 1906: 1st lieut. 71st
Reg't, N. G. N. Y., 1907-1908: major, ass't to Chief of
Coast Art'y, N. G. N. Y., since 1911. Founder and sec.
Soc. of Am. Officers. Was prominently named for



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pres. of Rutgers Coll.; has travelled extensively in
IT. S. Clubsi University, Down Town, Rockaway
Hunt, Zeta Psl Addresses: N. Y. City; Cedarhurst,
L, I.; Hyde Park-on-Hudson, N. Y.
ELKUS. ABRAM I.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City. Aug. 1867; ed. N. Y. City pub-
lic schools, Columbia Univ., D.C.L., St. Lawrence Univ ,
1913; m. 1S97, Gertrude R. Hess; four children. Ad-
mitted to bar, 18SS, and in active practice since; senior
mem. firm of James. Schell & Elkus. Elected regent
of Univ. of State of N. Y., Feb., 1911. Author; Secret
Liens. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y. Clubs: Demo-
cratic, Manhattan, Lotos, Harmonie, City, Lawyers.
Residence: 26 E. 61st St. Address: 170 Broadway,

ELLIMAN, DOUGLAS LUDLOW

Real estate broker and agent; b. Flushing, L. I.,
May 24, 18S2; s. William and Mary Lawrence (Bogert)
Elhman; ed. Berkeley Sch. and Cutler Sch.; m. N. Y.
City, Oct. 20, 1900, Theodora P. Trowbridge; children:
Douglas Trowbridge, b. July 8, 1901; George Trow-
bridge, b. 1905; Ludlow, b. 1909. With Vermilye & Co.,
oankers, 3 years; Pease & Elliman, real estate, 9 years;
pres. and treas. Douglas L. Elliman & Co., real estate
ag'ts, since 1911. Dir. Bleecker St. & Fulton Ferry R.
R. Mem. Real Estate B'd of N. Y., St. Nicholas Soc.
Recreations: Yachting, tennis, golf, motoring. Clubs:
Racquet and Tennis, Stamford Yacht (dir.). Wee Burn
Golf (dir.). Residence: (Winter) 177 E. 71st St,
(summer) Shore Acre, Noroton, Conn. Address: 421
Madison Av., N. Y. City.

ELLIMAN, LAWRENCE BOGERT

Real estate; b. Flushing, N. Y Sept. 11, 1876; s.
William and Mary Lawrence (Bogert) Elliman- 'ed
Berkeley Sch. (N. Y. City); m. N. Y. City, Nov. 18, 1902,
Edyth Coppell; children: Edyth, b. May 28, 1906; Law-

er \Sf,. R ' Jr - . Aug - n - 190S - Engaged with Buttrick
& Elliman, 1894-1895; N. Y. City B'd of Health bac-
teriological laboratory, 1895-1S97. Pres., treas. and
dir. Pease & Elliman, Inc.; treas. and dir. Pease &
Elliman Agency, Inc.; v.-p. and treas. East Ninetv-fifth
St. Corp'n; dir. and treas. Woman's Hotel Co"; dir.
Allied Real Estate Interests, N. Y. Title Ins. Co., City
of N. Y. Ins. Co.; v.-p. Seventy-fifth St. East Co.; dir.
City Economy League, Mortgage Financing Co. Re-
publican; Episcopalian. Served 5 years in Naval
Militia, S. N. Y. Mem. St. Nicholas Soc. and Soc. Co-
lonial Wars. N. Y. Hist. Soc. N. Y. Geneal. & Biog.
Soc. Recreations: Automobiling, vachting, farming.
Clubs: Rockaway Hunt, N. Y. Yacht. Racquet &
Tennis. Cedarhurst Yacht. Residence: 122 E. 56th St.
Address: 340 Madison Av., N. Y. City.
ELLIOT, MORTIMER F.

Lawyer; b. Tioga Co., Pa., Sept. 24. 1840; received
law ed'n under Hon. James Lowry, Hon. Stephen S.
Wilson. Admitted to bar 1862; candidate of Dem.
party for Pres. Judge, 1871; elected to Constitutional
Conv., 1872, and took important part in its delibera-
tions. Elected to Congress, 1882; nominated for Con-
gress. 1890, but defeated; later appt'd att'y for Stand-
ard Oil Co. Address: 26 Broadway, N. Y. City.
ELLIOTT, GEORGE ROBERT

Physician: b. Cayuga Co., N. Y., 1860; s. John E. and
Jane (Johnston) Elliott; grad. from Cornell Univ. in
1878, Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Med. Dep't Columbia
Univ.), M.D., 1881; post-grad, studies, Vienna, 1896.
One of physicians attending Gen. Grant during his
last illness; made micros, diagnosis of case; orthopedic
surgeon Montefiore Hosp.; was lecturer on orthopedic
surgery N. Y. Post-Grad. Med. Sch. and Hosp.; ortho-
pedic surgeon St. Francis and St. Joseph Hosps., N. Y.
City. Mem. N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, Am. Orthopedic
Assn, X. Y. Co. Med. Soc. Clubs: Psi Upsilon, Cornell
Univ., Literary. Address: 136 Madison Av., N. Y. City.
ELLIOTT, GILBERT, 3D

Lawyer; b. Scotland Neck. N. C, Jan. 5, 1866; s. Gil-
bert, Jr.. and Lucy Ann (Hill) Elliott; ed. Poly. Inst
and Washington Univ., St. Louis. Mo.; m. Brooklyn,
i an v . 7 '. 1890 ' Emma Jane Spence; children: Gilbert 4th,
0. 1893; Isabel Spence. b. 1895. Engaged in practice
of law since 1887. Drr. People's Surety Co. of N. Y.
Independent in politics: Episcopalian. Recreations:
Sailing, golf. Clubs: Montauk. Crescent Athletic.
Residence: 313 Sterling PI. Address: 44 Court St.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

ELLIOTT, HOWARD

Railroad official; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 6, 1860; s.
Charles Wyllys and Mary (White) Elliott; grad. Law-
rence Scientific Sch., C.E., 1881; m. St. Louis, Mo., Oct.
12. 1S92. Janet January; children: Janet, b. Oct. 17,
1893; Edith, b. Nov. 29. 1895; Howard, Jr.. b. Nov. 26,
1899 With Chicago, Burlington & Quincy R. R. Co.
as cleTk. 1881-1882; transferred to Keokuk, Iowa,



headquarters of St. Louis, Keokuk &: Northwestern
R y Co., and of Chicago, Burlington & Kansas City R'y
Co., serving in capacity of clerk and cashier; appt'd
ass't auditor and ass't treas. of iboth companies, 1882;
gen. freight and passenger agent, 1887; resigned 1891
and moved to St. Louis, becoming gen. freight agent
of Burlington lines in Mo.; appt'd gen. mg'r. 1896, with
headquarters in St. Louis, St. Joseph; was also officer
and dir. of numerous companies connected with rail-
road. Offered position of gen. mg'r of main Burling-
ton lines, but declined; 2d v.-p. Chicago, Burlington &
Quincy, in charge of maintenance and operation of all
lines with headquarters in Chicago, 1901-1903; pres.
Northern Pacific R'y Co. since 1903, with headquarters
in St. Paul; and N. Y., New Haven & Hartford R. R.
since Sept., 1913. Also pres. Minn. Internat. R'y Co.,
Washington & Columbia River R'y Co., Clearwater
Short Line R'y Co., Manitoba R'y Co., Minneapolis R'y
Terminal Co., Monte Cristo R'y Co., St. Paul & Duluth
R y Co., Washington Central R'y Co., Northwestern
Improvement Co.. Northern Pacific Irrigation Co.; dir.
St. Louis Union Trust Co., First Nat. Bank of St. Paul
and numerous other corp'ns. Was delegate from Mo.
in conv. of States and mem exec. com. La. Purchase
Exp n Co. several years. Republican. Mem. Am. Acad.
Polit. and Social Science, Am. Forestry Ass'n, Am. Soc.
Civil Eng'rs, Am. R'y Ass'n. Am. R'y Guild, Am. Soc.
of Maintenance of Way, Nat. Geog Soc, S. A R
Trustee St. Paul Inst. Arts and Sciences; mem. B'd of
Overseers of Harvard Coll.; pres. Nat. Apple Show
1909-1910. Clubs: St. Louis, St. Louis Commercial, St.
Louis Country, Metropolitan, Lawyers (N. Y.), Chi-
cago, Minn. Commercial Town and Country Informal
Nushka Curling and Skating (St. Paul), Harvard
(Minn.), Spokane, Union and Country (Tacoma),
Commercial (Duluth). Residence: 302 Summit St,
St. Paul, Minn. Address: Northern Pacific Bld'g St
Paul, and N. Y., New Haven & Hartford R. R., N Y
City.

ELLIOTT, JACKSON S.

Journalist; b. La Salle County, 111., March 9, 1876-
s. John B. and Minerva D. (Johnston) Elliott; m.
Washington, D. C, Aug. 18, 1909, Isabel R. Joyce.
With Sioux City Journal, Iowa, 1894, and in various
Iowa cities. 8 years; with Washington Times, as re-
porter, 1902-1903; with Associated Press since 1903
as mg'r Congress staff, 1909-1911, chief of Washing-
ton staff 1911-1912; sup't of Eastern Div., N. Y. City
since 1912. Address: Associated Press, 51 Chambers
St., N. Y. City.

ELLIOTT, MAXINE

Actress; b. Rockland, Me., 1873; m. Feb. 20, 1898,
Nathaniel C. Goodwin; divorced, 1908. First appeared
with E. S. Willard; starred for several seasons with
Nat. Goodwin; now at head of own company. Owner
of Maxine Elliott Theatre, at 109 W. 39th St., N Y
City. Address: London, Eng.

ELLIS, CARLETON

, 9 nemica l ex Pert, inventor; t>. Keene, N. H., Sept. 20,
1876; s. Marcus and Katherine C. (Goodnow) Ellis;
grad. Mass. Inst. Technology, B.S., 1900; m. Boston,
1901, Birdella M. Wood; children: Eleanor J., Marjorie
O., Carleton, Jr. Was on instructing staff Mass. Inst.
Technology for 2 years after graduation; pres. Ellis-
FosteT Co., Copper Oil Products Co., N. J. Testing
Laboratories; v.-p. Chadeloid Chemical Co.; dir. Ellis
Hydrate Co., Ligno-Chemical Co.; prominently identi-
fied m the org'n of these and numerous other corp'ns,
all in a large measure founded on his inventions; has
been granted over 200 patents in chem. and chem.
eng ring arts, embracing inventions in mf'r of iron
and steel; lime and cement, illuminating gas and gas
producers; paints and varnishes, including varnish
removers, antifouling and steel protective paints;
wood preservatives; fertilizers; fireproofing; Toad
dust-laying compositions; soaps and oils; foodstuffs,
etc. Gold medals awarded his inventions at James-
town Exp'n. 1907. Has made sp'l study of patent law
frequently appeared as expert in patent litigation.
Contb'r to scientific and technical journals. Mem Am
Chem. Soc, Chem. Industry of London, Franklin Inst
Inventors' Guild, Am. Inst, of Chem. Eng'rs, Internat
Congress of Applied Chemistry. Clubs: Chemists.
Drug and Chemical (N. Y. City). Residence: 143
Gates Av., Montclair, N. J. Address: Research La-
boratories, 92 Greenwood Av., Montclair, N. J.

ELLIS, DE LANCEY MONTROSE

Real estate and insurance; b.- Owego, Tioga Co, N
Y., Dec. 8, 1873; s. Edwin and Mary W. (Packard) El-
lis; grad. Albany Acad., class of 1891; m. Batavia, N.
Y., Aug. 3. 189S. Elizabeth Dorchester Dewey; two s
Dewey Dorchester, b. March 1, 1900, and Laurence
Packard, b. Dec. 1. 1908. Engaged in real estate busi-
ness. 1891-1895; chief of finance bureau. State Dep't
Public Instr'n. 1S96-1902: dir. of Ed'n for N Y, Da.



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Purchase Exp'n, 1903-1904; exec, officer N. Y. State
Comm'n .Lewis & Clark Exp'n 1905; chief Div. of
Visual Instr'n, N. Y. State Ed'n Dep't, 1906-1909; part-
ner in real estate and ins. business, under the name
of E. DeL. Palmer Co. since 1909. Republican; Epis-
copalian. Received sold medal from La. Purchase
Exp'n, and commemorative diploma from Lewis &
Clark Exp'n. Trustee Albany Chamber of Commerce,
Albany Acad. Clubs: Fort Orange, Country (Albany).
Address: 111 State St, Albany, X. Y.

ELLIS, GEORGE WILLIAMS

Lawyer; to. Pair Haven, Vt., Nov. 27, 1848: s. Zenas
Clark and Sarah Bowman (Dyer) Ellis; grad. Middle-
bury Coll., A.B., 186S; Columbia Coll. Law Sch., LL.B.,
1870. Clerk and law student with ex-Judges Theron
R. Strong and John W. Edmonds, and 'With Charles
Tracy; since 1874 engaged in gen. practice in N. Y.
City, associated with John S. Lawrence until his death
in 1S80. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n,
N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n, Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
N. Y. Law Inst., Nat. Geog. Soc, Am. Geog. Soc, N. Y.
Hist. Soc, N. Y. State Hist. Soc, Lake George Ass'n,
Metropolitan Museum of Art, Am. Acad, of Polit. and
Social Science, Phila. Acad, of Polit. Science, Colum-
bia, Am. Economic Ass'n, Am. Polit. Science Ass'n,



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