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Baltimore, N. Y. Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Beta Kappa
Socs., N. E. Soc. Clubs: University. N. Y. Athletic.
Economic. Residence: 2 W. 59th St. Address: 149
Broadway, N. Y. City.

ELLIS, WILLIAM HENRY

Banker, breaker; b. Victoria, near Mexican frontier,
June 15, 1864; s. Carlos and Margarita (Nelsonia) El-
lis; ed. public and high schs.; attended coll. Nashville,
Tenn.; business course in N. Y. City; m. Grace Ch.,
N. Y., May 27, 1903, Ida Maude Lefferts SheTWOod;
children: Guillermo Enrique, Jr., b. Feb., 1904; Carlos
Sherwood, to. Sept. 10, 1905; Maude Victoria Taitu, b.
June 8. 1909; Porfirio Diaz and Sherwood (twins), b.
May 25. 1912. Spent early days as cowboy on cattle
ranches, Texas; inspector of customs, Brownsville,
Texas; engaged in trading horses, cattle, etc., "between
Texas and Mexico, with headquarters at Victoria,
Texas. Engaged in hide, wool and cotton business in
Victoria, Cuero and San Antonio, Texas, and conducted
large and successful business many years; opened
branches in Albuquerque, New Mex., Phoenix, Ariz.,
and bought wool several seasons for San Francisco
houses. Started cotton Taising, Mexico, 1888 (consid-
ered pioneer of cotton industry in Mexico). Moved
to City of Mexico and began promotion of large rail-
road enterprise; established office in N. Y 1895, since
which time has been engaged as broker; rag'r of es-
tate of late B. B. Hotchkiss, 8 years; pres. (through
manipulation of Hotchkiss Estate) N. Y. Westchester
Water Co. (a $10,000,000 corp'n) many years; also
pres. N. Y. Dist. Water Supply Co. and Upper N. Y.
Dist. Water Co. (both $2,000,000 corp'ns) ; several years
dir. Kansas City, Watkins & Gulf K'y. Originator,
dir. and gen. mg'r Consolidated Palo Amarillo Rubber
Co., pres. and dir. Mexico & Toluca Light & Power
Co., Mexican (Securities & Construction Co. ("which
owns the Manning and Mackintosh claim against the
Mexican Gov't for over $100,000,000, collection now
being rigorously pushed by the law firms, Messrs.
Stetson, Jennings & Russell. Nicoll. Anable, Lindsay
& Fuller and Alexander & Green); dir. Mines Co. of
Mexico Two Brothers Gold & Silver Mining Co., Eliseo
Gold-Silver Mining Co.. Courtland Copper Co.: dir.
and gen. mg'r N. Y. Water Co. and owner of many
mines and concessions in Mexico: also several large
fbld'gs. Explorer and extensive traveler; one of first
Americans to pioneer Central Africa and Abyssinia,
and largely responsible for Commercial Treaty be-
tween U. S. and that empire. Appt'd by Pres. Roose-
velt to deliver the treaty after it had been ratified by
U. S. Senate to Abyssinian Gov't. Roman Catholic.
Received decoration of highest order from Ethiopia;
mem. Mexican Soc. of N. Y., Met. Museum of Art, Am.
Geog. Soc, Zool. Garden; also other charitable inst'ns
of N. Y. Recreation: Outdoor sports. Residence: Ho-
tel Gillow, Mexico City, Mex. Address: 25 Pine St.,
N. Y. City.

ELLISON, WILLIAM BRUCE

Lawyer; b. St. Thomas, Ont., Can., July 17, 1S57,
of Am. parents, mother b. N. Y. City, father's family
settled in N. H., 1640; s. Richard and Sarah Eleanor
(Arthurs) Ellison; ed. public schs. of Ont., Can.; m.
St. Thomas, Ont., Sept. 5, 1883, May Alma Jackson:
children: Bruce, 'b. 1884; Alma, lb. 1895. Called to
Ontario Bar as barrister and solicitor, 1880. and ad-
mitted to N. Y. Bar as counsellor and att'y at law,
1882, since which time has been actively engaged.
Mem. N. Y. State Legislature. 1893; comm'r water sup-
ply, gas and electricity, 1906: counsel to corp'n of N.
Y. City, 1907: many times condemnation comm'r lands,



taken for public purposes, and delegate to State and
municipal convs. Independent Democrat; Episco-
palian. Mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n.
Ass'n BaT City of N. Y., N. Y. County Bar Ass'n;
chm'n com. on city affairs of Merchants' Ass'n; mem.
exec. com. City Economy League; mem. West End
Ass'n, Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science, Canadian
Soc, and others. Author: Canadian American Fish-
eries, The Unification of the United States and Can-
ada, Insurer and Insured, Insurance Companies Be-
fore the Courts and Fire Insurance. Clubs: Lotos,
Manhattan, Fordham, Clity Lunch, Atlantic Yacht,
Canadian of N. Y. Residence: 900 W. End Av. Ad-
dress: 105 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ELLSWORTH, JAMES WILLIAM

Capitalist, bibliophile; b. Hudson, O., Oct. 13, 1849;
s. Edgar Birge and Mary H. (Dawes) Ellsworth; td.
public schs. Hudson, and Western Reserve Prep. Sch.;
m. 1st, 1874, Eva, d. Oliver M. Butler, of Chicago (died
1888): 2d, 1895. Mrs. Julia M. Fincke, d. Benjamin G.
Clarke, of N. Y. City. Owner and operator of coal
mines since 1869; mem. B'd South Park Comm'rs, Chi-
cago, 1898-1899; mem. B'd Dirs. World's Columbian
Exp'n, 1892-1894. Collection of Chinese porcelains,
ancient Greek statuettes, Oriental rugs and early
printed books. Mem. Numismatic Soc, Am. Fine Arts
Soc, Am. Museum of Natural History, Nat. Sculpture
Soc, Am. Inst. Architects, Nat. Geog. Soc. (Washing-
ton, D. C). Clubs: Public Art (Washington, D. C);
Metropolitan, Union League, Players, Grolier, Century,
Manhattan. Brook (N. Y. City). Addresses: Villa
Palmieri, Florence, Italy: Schloss Lenzburg, Aargau,
Suisse, and 18 E. 53d St., N. Y. City.

ELLSWORTH, WILLIAM WEBSTER

Pulblisher. lecturer; b. Hartford, Conn., Oct. 30. 1855:
s. Oliver Ellsworth; great grandson of Chief Justice
Oliver Ellsworth and of Noah Webster; ed. in Boston
private schools; m. Hartford, Conn., June 4. 1878,
Helen Yale Smith. Pres. Century Co.; lecturer on Am.
History; From Lexington to Yorktown; Arnold and
Andre, etc; contb'r to magazines; mem. Am. Fine Arts
Soc, Sons Revolution, Mayflower Soc, Nat. Sculpture
Soc. Clubs: Century, Barnard, Players, Aldine. Ad-
dress: 33 E. 17th St., N. Y. City.

ELLSWORTH, WOLCOTT WEBSTER

Clergyman; b. Hartford, Conn., Oct. 25, 1867: s.
Pinckney W. and Julia (Dow) Ellsworth; g.-g.-s. Noah
Webster; g.-g.-s. Oliver Ellsworth, Chief Justice of
U. S.; ed. Hartford High Sch., 1885; Yale, B.A., 1890;
CamJbridge Episcopal Theol. Sch., 1892-1893; Berkelev
Div. Sch., Middletown, Conn., 1893-1894; m. Sept. 18.
1895, Leah Von Wettberg; one d.: Louise Wolcott Ells-
worth, b. Oct. 1, 1898. Made deacon, 1894, and or-
dained priest by Rt. Rev. John Williams, D.D., LL.D.,
1895. Curate of Christ Ch., Greenwich, Conn., 1894-
1895; rector Christ Oh., Unionville, Conn., and minister
in charge St. James' Ch., Farmington, Conn., 1894-
1900. Rector St. Jonn's Ch., Johnstown, N. Y., since
1900. Mem. Am. Hist. Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc, N. Y. Biog.
and Geneal Soc: Johnstown Hist. Soc: trustee Johns-
town Free Library. Address: 301 S. William St.,
Johnstown, N. Y.

ELMENDORF, THERESA WEST

Librarian; b. Pardeeville, Wis., Nov. 1. 1855; d.
Hubball and Helen (Ro'berts) West; ed. public schools
of Milwaukee; grad. Miss Wheelock's Sch. for Girls
(Milwaukee), 1874; m. Milwaukee, Oct. 3. 1896, Henry
Livingston Elmendorf (died July 8, 1906). Deputy
Librarian, Milwaukee Public Library, 1880-1892;
librarian, 1892-1896; vice-librarian (1st officer after
librarian), Buffalo Public Library, since Aug. 1, 1906;
sp'l bi'bliographer, 1903-1905. Mem. Am. Library Ass'n
(v.-p. 1S95-1896, pres. 1911-1912), N. Y. Library Ass'n
(pres. 1903-1904). Has written various articles on
professional topics for The Library Journal and The
Chautaumian. Address: 541 Massachusetts Av., Buf-
falo. N. Y.

ELMER, HERBERT CHARLES

Educator, author; b. Rushford, N. Y., Mar. 30, I860;
s. Charles J. and Lucy J. (Ashley) Elmer; grad. Cor-
nell Univ.. A.B.. 1883; Johns Hopkins Univ., Ph.D.,
1888: m. 1st, Baltimore, Md 1SS6. Rose Elmore: 2d.
E. Aurora, N. Y.. 1S9], Bertha E. Beebe: children:
P.asil B., b. 1892; Charles Wellington, b. 1897; Clarence
Jefferson, b. 1905. Tutor in Latin. Johns Hopkins
Univ., 1888; prof. Latin, Cornell Univ., since 1909;
studied in Univs. of Leipzig and Bonn, Germany, 1S85-
1886; traveled in Europe. 1S95-1S96. Dir. Cuba Nat.
Bank. Republican: Presjby'n. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa
Soc (Cornell). Beta Theta Pi, Am. Philol. Ass'n:
Classical Ass'n of Great Britain: N. Y. State Hist.
Ass'n. Author: The Copulative Conjunctions, Que Et
and Atque in the Inscriptions in Terence and in Cato:
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Tenses. Editor: The Captivi of Plautus, the Phormlo
ot Terence. Contb'r of numerous articles in Am. Jour-
nal of Philology, Translations and Proceedings of Am.
Philoi. Ass'n. The Classical Review, The Latin Leaflet,
etc. Recreation: Tennis. Clubs: Town and Gown,
Faculty Tennis. Address: 113 Oak St., Ithaca, N. Jf.

ELMER, WILLIAM

Elec. eng'r; b. Trenton, N. J., Sept. 29, 1870; s, Will-
iam Elmer, M.D., and Alice (Gray) Elmer; grad.
Princeton Univ., E.E., 1S94; m. Beach Haven, N. J.,
Sept. 12, 1906, Helen Gray; children: William 5th, b.
Oct. 25, 1907; Marie Louise, b. June 4, 1911. Elec.
eng'r Trenton Iron Co., 1895; entered service Pa. R.
R. Co., 1896; in charge of Atlantic City Electric R'y,
1900; ass't master mechanic Altoona Shops of Pa. R.
R., 1901-1902; ass't eng'r motive power, Altoona, 1903-
1905; master mechanic of Pittsburgh Div., 1906-1911;
sup't motive power, Buffalo, since July, 1911. Repub-
lican; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng'rs, Am.
Inst. Elec. Eng'rs. Clubs: Engineers, Ellicott. Resi-
dence: S23 Bird Av. Address: 622 Brisbane Bld'g,
Buffalo, N. Y.

ELTING, GEORGE W.

Publisher, banker; b. Kingston, N. T., Oct. 22, 1831;
s. Henry and Cornelia C. (Heermance) Elting; ed.
com. schs., Kingston Acad.; m. Saugerties, N. Y., May
7, 1S57, Laura C. Collins; children: Howard, Irving.
Jessie. Prop'r Saugerties Telegraph, 1857-1897; now
v.-p. and mem. Finance and Examining Corns. Sauger-
ties Bank; dir. Saugerties Savings Bank. City clerk,
Saugerties many years. Independent; mem. Dutch
Reformed Ch. Mason, Odd Fellow. Address: Sauger-
ties, N. Y.

ELWELL, FRANK EDWIN

Sculptor, writer; to. Concord, Mass., June 15, 185S; s.
John Wesley and Clara (Farrar) Elwell; ed. public
schs.; studied sculpture at Ecole des Beaux Arts,
Paris, Ecole Royal des Beaux Arts, Ghent, Belgium,
and finally under Jean Alexandre Falguiere (mem.
Inst of France); m. Annie Marion Benjamin; one s-:
Frank Edwin, Jr., b. April 23, 1913. Received highest
award at Chicago Expn, 1893; gold medal from Art
Club of Philadelphia (twice) ; silver medal Pan-Am.
Exp'n; silver medal Leopold II, Royal Art Sch. or
Ghent, Belgium; hon. mem. Cincinnati Art Club. Seven
years in Europe; visited Mexico, Egypt, S. Am. Expert
and critic on modern sculpture, and a constant worker
for the preservation of artistic integrity in Am. sculp-
ture. Was curator of ancient and modern sculpture,
Met. Mus of Art. First Am. to model a statue in
America that was erected in Europe. Exhibited in
Paris Salon. Royal Acad. London, Royal Exb'n, Bel-
gium. Among his better known works are: Monument
at Edam, Holland, Death of Strength; bust of Lord
Provost of Aberdeen, at Aberdeen, Scotland; statue
of Awakening of Egypt, in Paris; equestrian statue
of Gen. Hancock, Gettysburg; monument of Edwin
Booth, Mt. Auburn, Cambridge; the two fountains of
Kronos and Ceres, Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo; Dickens
and Little Nell, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia; statue
of New Life, Lowell, Mass.; Greece and Rome, N. Y.,
Custom House; Dispatch Rider, Orange, N. J.; "The
Flag," Rhode Island State 7th Reg't monument at
Vlcksburg, Miss.; "Kronos" in Harvard Union, Cam-
bridge; busts of Hon. Levi P. Morton and Garrett A.
Hobart, Senate Chamber, Washington, D. C. ; "Dante"
and "Shakespeare," Scranton Memorial Library, Madi-
.son, Conn.; heroic statue of Lincoln, for East Orange,
X J.; heroic statue of Squadron Comd'r Charles t.
Davis, for Nat. Mil. Park, Vicksburg, Miss.; marble
bust of Hon. Robert Miller Walmsley, pres. of the
B'd of Liquidation of City of New Orleans and pres.
of the B'd of Administration of Tulane Univ.; bust of
Mr. Morris Patan. Italian gentleman; bust of Col. Van
Horn. Kansas City Journal. Statue of Gen. Fred
Steele, Vicksburg. Miss.; "Acrosteria" for Agr'l Bld'g,
Panama Exp'n, San Francisco. Veteran mem. Concord
Art'y Co. (two enlistments); S.A.R., Orange Chapter,
X. J. Lecturer and writer on art. Lectured at Har-
vard Univ., season of 1910, "Necessity for Integrity in
Art." Hon. mem. Dickens Fellowship of London, Eng.,
Philadelphia Branch; dir. Sch. of Applied Design for
Women. N. Y. City. Address: 12 Hudson PI., Wee-
hawken, N. J.

, ELWELL, WILMOT P.

Banker; b Seneca County, N. Y., Sept. 16, 1847; s.
Comfort and Esther (Blain) Elwell; ed. public sch.
and Ovid Acad.; m. Rochester. N. Y., Oct. 2. 1884,
Jessie Williams. With First Nat. Bank, 1S73-1S79;
cashier Partridge Banking House, Seneca Falls, N. Y.,
1882-1902; pres. State Bank, Seneca Falls, N. Y., since
1902. Independent; Presby'n. Mason. Dir. Wynderse
Library. Address: Seneca Falls, N. Y.



ELY, ALBERT HEMAN

Physician, surgeon; b. Elyrla, Ohio, Nov. 22, I860;
s. Heman and Mary (Day) Ely; ed. Phillips Acad.,
Andover, Mass.; Yale, B.A., 1885; Coll. Phys. and
Surg. (Columbia), M.D., 1888; m. Rochester, N. Y.,
Oct. 7, 1891, Maude Louise Merchant; children: Albert
Heman, Jr., Francis Sherburne. After receiving de-
gree of M.D. was interne at St. Luke's Hosp.; traveled
about for two years and did post-graduate work in
Vienna. Since return engaged in practise as physician
and surgeon in N. Y. City. Republican; Episcopalian.
Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Acad. Medicine, N. Y. State
Med. Soc, and local medical societies. Mem. N. E.
Soc, Clubs: University, Yale, Southampton. Address:
47 \Y. 56th St., N. Y. City.

ELY, GEORGE WILLIAM

Born N. Y. City, Jan. 6, 1840; s. Joseph M. and
Juliette M. Ely; ed. in private schs.; m. 1864, Frances
Almira Wheeler. Has been prominent in financial
circles since entering business as stock broker; sec.
X. Y. Stock Exchange. Joined 7th Reg't, 1861, and
served in Civil War, being the youngest captain
this famous org'n ever had. Clubs: N. Y. Athletic,
N. Y. Yacht, New York, Barnard Church. Address:
2211 Broadway, N. Y. City.

ELY, JAMES R.

Lawyer; b. Chicago, 111., Aug. 12, 1859; s. David
Jay and Caroline (Duncan) Ely; ed. Yale, 18S2; en-
tered Columbia Law Sch., 1884, remaining during
junior year; studied in office of Dunning, Edsall,
Hart & Fowler; clerk in office of Roger Foster, 1884-
1885; m. New Albany, lnd.. June 8, 1886, Emma Stot-
senberg; children: David Jay, Alice Anne. Admitted
to N. Y. Bar, Jan. 1, 1SS6; in gen. practise in N. Y.
City since. Belonged to old County Democracy, and
later to its successor, the State Democracy; mem.
Exec. Com. of Co. Organization; ass't U. S. Dist. Att'y,
1895-1S98: delegate to Syracuse conv. Nat. Dem. party,
and to nat. conv. of same at Indianapolis, where
Palmer and Buckner were nominated; mem. com. of
100 in the movement in behalf of an independent
judiciary, 1898; ass't dist. att'y since 1902; has been
active in local, State and Nat. politics. Mem. N. Y.
City Bar Ass'n, Am. Museum of Natural Histoj-y.
Clubs: University. Manhattan, Reform, N. Y. Athletic,
Searwanhaka-Corinthian. Address: 15 Wall St., N. Y.
City.

ELY. ROBERT ERKSKINE

Educator; b. Binghamton, N. Y., Sept. 13, 1861; s.
Richard and Sarah (Roseboom) Ely; ed. Binghamton
High Sch., 1880; grad. Amherst Coll., 1885; Union
Theol. Sem., AJB., B.D., 1888; m. Binghamton, June 7,
1905, Rudolphine Scheffer, of Amsterdam, Holland.
Pres. Prospect Union, Cambridge, M!ass., 1891-1901;
dir. League for Polit. Ed'n (N. Y. City) since May 1,
1901; dir. The Civic Forum; sec. Economic Club of
N. Y. Mem. Am. Acad. Polit. and Social Science, Am.
Econ. Ass'n. Soc'al Science Ass'n, etc. Clubs: City
(N. Y. City), Twentieth Century (Boston). Address:
21 W. 44th St., N. Y. City.

ELY, WILLIAM CARYL

Lawyer, mf'g and public service corp'ns; b. Middle-
field, Otsego County, N. Y., Feb. 25, 1856; s. Hon.
William H. Ely and Ellen (Caryl) Ely; ed. schs. of
Cooperstown, N. Y.; Girard, Pa.; Cornell Univ.; m.
Grace Keller, of Cobleskill, N. Y.; one d., Mrs. El-
bridge Gerry Spaulding, of Buffalo, N. Y. ; prominent
in org'n of Niagara Falls Power Co., Buffalo &
Niagara Falls Electric R. R., Buffalo & Lockport R. R.,
Internat. Traction Co.. Internat. R'y Co., and marry
years pres. of those railroad cos. Organized and
built other electric r'ys and public service cos.
Prominently identified with industrial development
of Niagara Falls, N. Y. Pres. Noiseless Typewriter
Co., of Middletown, Conn.; dir. Tri-State R'y & Elec-
tric Co., Netherlands Tramways Corp'n, Carter-Crume
Co., Ltd.; Am. Sales Book Co., Ltd.; F. N. Burt Co.,
Ltd.: Wm. A. Rogers, Ltd. Pres. several times of Am.
Electric R'y Ass'n; formerly v.-p. Nat. Irrigation
Congress. Traveled extensively in this country and
abroad. Democrat. Formerly Supervisor, three times
mem. State Assembly from Otsego Co.; nominee for
Justice of Supreme Court; several terms mem. and
treas. Dem. State Com. Mason. Mem. Historical
Soc, S. A. R., Soc. of Colonial Wars. Clubs: Buffalo,
Country, Transportation (Buffalo), Niagara (Niagara
Falls), Automobile of America, Cornell Univ., Engi-
neers. Nat. Democratic, Recess, Transportation, Met-
ropolitan (N. Y. City). Address: 628 Delaware Av.,
Buffalo, N. Y.

ELY, WILLIAM NEWBOLD

Banker: b. New Hope. Pa., Oct. 1. 1859; s. Richard
E. and Caroline A. (Newbold) Ely; ed. by private



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tutors; m. Whitemarsh, Pa., June 19, 1805, Lilly B.
Cairns: children: William Newbold, Jr., b. 1896; Dor-
othy, b. 191)0. Dir. Girard Nat. Bank, Philadelphia.
Republican: Episcopalian. Mem. Hist. Soc. of Pa.
Club: Philadelphia. Residence: Chestnut Hill, Phila-
delphia. Address: N. W. cor. Broad and Chestnut
Sts., Philadelphia, Pa.

EMANUEL, JOHN HENDERSON, JR.

Banker; b. Brooklyn, May 8. 1870; s. John Hender-
son and Margaret Waters (Sayre) Emanuel; m. Nov. 1,
1898, Jennett Idele Englis; children: Jennett Englis,
b. 1900; Henderson, b. 1904. Mem. Arm Emanuel,
Parker & Co., bankers. Republican; Presby'n. Mem.
N. Y. Zool. Soc, Am. Museum of Natural History, Met.
Museum of Art. Clubs: Union League, Railroad (N.
T.), Englewood Golf. Residence: Englewood, N. J.
Address: 15 Wall St., N. T. City.

EMENS, EDGAR ALFRED

Educator; b. Payette, N. Y., April 23, 1862; s. Enoch
and Eliza A. (Van Riper) Emens; ed. Cazenovia Sem.,
1882; Wesleyan Univ., A.B., 1886, A.M., 1889, and
Leipzig Univ.; married. Traveled in Europe summer
of 1892; spent one year (1897-1898) in Germany and
Greece; seven months (1909) in Egypt, Palestine and
Syria. Attended Archaeol. Congress, Athens, 1905;
Egypt, 1909; now prof. Greek, Syracuse Univ. Re-
publican; mem. M. E. Ch. Mem. Am. Philol. Ass'n,
Am. Sch. Classical Studies, Athens (mem. Mn'g Com.).
Phi Beta Kappa, Syracuse Univ., Phi Nu Theta, Wes-
leyan Univ. Recreation: Golf. Club: Onondaga
Golf and Country Club (Syracuse). Address: Syra-
cuse University, Syracuse, N. Y. '

EMERSON, EDGAR C.

Jurist; elected judge Supreme Court for 5th dist.,
for term expiring Dec. 31, 1920. Address: Watertown,
N. Y.
EMERSON, EDWARD RANDOLPH

Banker, wine grower; b. N. Y., Oct. 22, 1856; s. Jesse
Milton and Sophia L. (Pierson) Emerson; ed. public
schs. and privately; m. Titusville, Pa., June 20. 1874,
Idanthea de Lacy. Pres. First Nat. Bank, Washing-
tonville. Brotherhood Wine Co. Republican; Congre-
gationalist. Mem. St. Andrew's Soc, Old Time Tele-
graphers; Mil. Corps; Mason, Elk. Author several
books. Clubs: Arkwright, Nwburgh City, N. Y.
Press. Address: 332 Spring St., N. Y. City.

EMERSON, HARRINGTON

Efficiency eng"r; b. Trenton, N. J., Aug. 2, 1853; s.
Edwin and Mary Louise (Ingham) Emerson; ed. Royal
Bavarian Poly., 1872-1875; universities in Italy and
Greece, 1875-1876; m. Feb. 5, 1895, Mary Crawford
Suplee of Philadelphia. Prof, modern languages,
Univ. of Neb., 1876-1882; in banking and land busi-
ness, 1882-1896; railroad work, 1896-1913, as adviser
in promotion of efficiency, gaining wide recognition
on account of results on Sante Fe System; financial
work, 1892-1895; investigation of Am. Industrials,
1896-1898; in Alaska, 1898-1901; professional con-
sulting work since 1900; pres. Emerson Co., efficiency
and standard practice eng"rs. Progressive Democrat.
Mem. Am. Soc. of Mech. Eng'rs, Societe des In-
genieurs Civils de France, Am. Foundrymen's Ass'n,
Master Mechanics' Ass'n, Railway Storekeepers' Ass'n.
Author: Efficiency as Basis for Operation and
Wages, 1909; also The Twelve Principles of Efficiency.
Clubs: Engineers', Railroad, Aero, Columbia Yacht
(N. Y.), Boston City (Boston). Residence: 125 River-
side Drive. Address: 30 Church St., N. Y. City.

EMERSON, HENRY PENDEXTER

Educator, author; b. Lynnfield, Mass., Jan. 12, 1847;
s. Oliver and Eliza (Weston) Emerson; ed Phillips
Acad., Andover, Mass., 1867; grad. Univ. of Rochester,
A.B., 1871, A.M., 1874; LL.D., lull; m. Middleton, Mass.,
Aug. 4, 1874, Mary E. Estey. Instr. Latin and Greek,
Buffalo Central High School, 1874-1883; prin. same,
1883-1893; since 1893, sup't ed'n, Buffalo. Pres.
Council of Sch. Sup'ts of N. Y., 1898-1899; pres. N. Y.
State Teachers' Ass'n, 1901-1902; pres. Dep't of Su-
perintendence Nat. Edn'l Ass'n, 1903-1904. Author:
Latin in High Schools, 1881; A Summer in Europe,
1891; Modern English, vols. I and II text books in
English grammar and composition. Mem. Nat. Edn'l
Ass'n. Clubs: University, Liberal, Saturn. Address:
122 College St., Buffalo, N. Y.

EMERSON, JAMES A.

Banker, State senator: b. Warrensburgh, N. Y.,
April 25, 1865; ed. in schools of Warrensburgh and the
Boys' Acad., Albany, N. Y. One of chief stockholders
of private banking firm of Emerson & Co., Warrens-
burgh, with brother, L. W. Emerson, former Con-
gressman, controls lumber mills and the Schroon
River Pulp & Paper Co., and is treas. of latter; one



of owners of Emoire Shirt Co., mf'rs of shirts the
Warrensburgh Woolen Co., mf'rs of woolens and
trousers; pres. and gen. mg'r Schroon Lake Steam-
boat Co.; owner of the Leland House at Schroon Lake
(largest in the Adirondacks) ; half owner of stage
line from Riverside to Schroon Lake; half owner ol
Warrensburgh Water Works. Republican; has served
as delegate to Assembly Dist. and State Convs. ; elected
Nov. 1906, State senator from Thirty-third Senate
Dist. mem. Senate Corns, on Commerce and Naviga-
tion, Miscellaneous Corps., Revision and Railroads;
re-elected 1908, 1910 and 1912. Address: Warrens-
burgh, N. Y.

EMERY, DEAN

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 22, 1874; s William C.
and Mary F. (Dillingham) Emery; grad. Coil, of the
City of N. Y., B.S. (cum laude), 1893; N. Y. Univ.
Law Sch., LL.B. (faculty prize scholarship, junior
year), 1896; m. 1st, Wellesley Hills, Mass., May 14,
1904, Emily Gould McDougall (died June 7, 1905); 2d,
St. Louis, Mo., Oct. 12, 1910, Isabel Vallg Ewing.
Mem. firm Kellogg, Emery, Boston & Cuthell. Demo-
crat: Episcopalian. Mem. N. Y. Bar Ass'n, Phi Beta
Kappa, Phi Gamma Delta, Phi Delta Phi, Baltusrol
Golf. Residence: Short Hills, N. J. Address: 52
Broadway, N. Y. City.

EMERY, EDWARD K.

Jurist; b. East Aurora, N. Y., July 29, 1851; ed.
academy in East Aurora; admitted to bar, 1877; m.
Oct. 7, 1886, Clara B. Darbee. Mem. Assembly, 1887-
1888; practised law in Buffalo, 1877-1895; countv
judge of Erie County since 1896. Address: Buf-
falo, N. Y.

EMERY, Z. TAYLOR

Physician, surgeon; b. Novi, Oakland Co., Mich., Feb.
22, 1847; s. John Cutler and Mary (Yerkes) Emery;
grad. Detroit Med. Coll., and Long Island Coll. Hosp.,
M.D., 1874; m. Glasgow, Scotland, Jan. 17, 1889,
Georgina Colville. Has practised medicine in Brook-
lyn, N. Y., since 1874; made several tours in Europe.
Comm'r of Health of Brooklyn, 1894-1897. Attending
physician to Brooklyn Orphan Asylum, 13 vears.
Graham Inst., 10 years; surgeon to Brooklyn Central
Dispensary, 9 years; attending physician to Kings
Co. Hosp., 12 years; med. dir. Manhattan Life Ins.
Co. for past 15 years (also dir.); regent L. I. Coll.
Hosp. Mem. Kings Co. Med. Soc. (ex-pres.); mem.
N. Y. State Med. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n. Recreations:
Golf, driving. Republican; Presby'n. Club: Union
League (Brooklyn). Address: 66 B'way, N. Y. City,
and Union League Club, Brooklyn, N. Y.

EMLEY, JAY NOBLE

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, Sept. 26, 1S70; s. F. Johns '
and Ann Reed (Storer) Emley; ed. public schools;
grad. Coll. City of N. Y., A.B., 1891; N. Y. Univ. Law
Sch., LL.B., 1896; m. N. Y. City, Aug. 19, 1904, Henri-
etta Knapp. Mem. firm Kenneson & Emley, specialty
being in corp'n law. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.,
N. Y. County Bar Ass'n, Delta Kappa Epsilon and
Phi Delta Phi fraternities, 7th Reg't Vets. Recrea-



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