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mandery No. 33, Saratoga). Address: Granville, N. v .

EWEN, JOHN

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 7, 1875; s. John and
Edith M. (Hall) Ewtn; ed. Columbia Coll. and Law
Sch., A.B., 1S95, LL.B., 1897; unmarried. Mem. firm of
Wilder, Ewen & Patterson. Dir. Acme Wire Co. of
New Haven, Conn. Progressive; Episcopalian. Mem.
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Bronx Bar Ass'n, N. Y. County
Bar Ass'n, N. Y. Progressive Co. Com.; trustee Ch. of
the Mediator, Kingsbridge, N. Y. Clubs: Union
League, Republican, University (Columbia) , Graduates
(New Haven), Point o' Woods Yacht. Address: Spuy-
ten Duyvil, N. Y.

EWING, THOMAS

Commissioner of patents; b. Leavenworth, Kan.,
May 21, 1862; s. Gen. Thomas and Ellen Ewing (Cox)
Ewing; ed. public schools, Lancaster, Ohio, Univ. of
Wooster (Ohio), Columbia Univ., A.B., 1885, A.M., 1886;
student Columbia Law School, 1887-1888, tutor School
of Mines, Columibia Univ., 1S85-18S8; attended George-
town Univ. Law School (Washington), 1888-1890, while
acting as ass't examiner of patents; grad. LL.B., 1890;
m. Yonkers, N. Y., Oct. 24, 1S94. Anna Phillips Cochran.
Engaged as patent lawyer and solicitor in N. Y. City
from 1S91 until appt'd Aug. 14, 1913, comm'r of patents
at Washington, D. C. Dir. Crocker-Wheeler Co.; pres.
Current Literature Publishing Co. Author: Jonathan,
a tragedv. Democrat; candidate for mayor of Yonkers,
1897 and 1899; mem. Yonkers Sch. B'd, 1897-1903;
Police B'd, 1905-1907. Mem. Sigma Chi fraternity, Phi
Beta Kappa Soc. Clulbs: University, New York, Co-
lumibia University. Residence: Yonkers, N. Y. Office:
67 Wall St., N. Y. City.

EWING, WILLIAM ALEXANDER

Physician; b. Michigan, Aug. 20, 1842; s. Alexander
Ewing, M.D., and Sophia A. (Sears) Ewing; ed. Univ.
of Mich., A.B., 1864, A.M.. 1867; Univ. and Bellevue
Hosp. Med. Coll., M.D., 1869; m. Maud Mills, 1882; chil-
dren: Edith Claire, b. Oct. 1, 18S3 (died Dec. 1, 1890);
Marion Mills, b. Felb. 6, 1889. Formerly sanitary s'up't
Dep't of Health, City of N. Y. Republican; Presby'n.
Mem. N. Y. Co. Med. Soc. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, Am.
Med. Ass'n, Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Clu'bs: N. Y.
Athletic, Barnard. Address: 134 W. 58th St., N. Y.
City.



FABER, JOHN EBERHARD

Manufacturer; b. N. Y. City, Mar. 14, 1859; s. Eber-
hard and Jenny (Haag) Faber; ed. Columbia Coll.,
Sch. of Mines; m. Newark, N. J., June 17, 1885, Anna
many, and Paris, France; m. 1st, Dec. 22, 1886, Abby
B. Adams (died May, 1898); 2d, April 20, 1904, Roberta
A. Heim. Entered office of father, well known lead
pencil mt'r, in 1S76, and since death of father, 1879,
has had entire charge of business, still conducting it
under name of Eberhard Faber. Episcopalian. Pres.
U. S. Trade-Mark Ass'n; trustee and dir. Stationers'
B'd of Trade, Northern Fire Ins. Co. Recreations:
Golf, Whist. Clubs: Merchants, Aldine, Englewood,
N. Y. Athletic, Staten Island, Richmond Co. Country,
Fox Hills Golf, Knickerbocker Whist. Address: 37
Greenpoint Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

FABER, LOTHAR W.

Manufacturer; b. N. Y. City, Sept. 27, 1861; s. Eber-
hard and Johanna (Haag) Faber; ed. Columbia Coll.,
Sch. of Mines; m. Newark. N. J.. June 17. 1885, Anna
Prieth; children: Theodora. Margaret, Lothar. Pres.
Ebenhard Faber Pencil Co.; dir. Barnston Tea Co.
Mem. Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Clubs: German, Fox
Hills Golf, Richmond Co. Country. Residence: 335
Riverside Drive. Address: 200 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

FACKLER, EDWARD BATHURST

Consulting actuary; b. N. Y. City, 1879; grad. Yale,
A.B., 1900; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1905. Entered office
of D. P. Fackler, actuary, 1900; passed examinations
of Actuarial Soc. of America for the successive grades
of membership. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1905. En-
gaged in practise as consulting actuary. Author:
Notes on Life Insurance, published by the Spectator
Co., N. Y. Citv. Fellow Actuarial Soc. of America.
Club: Yale. Address: 35 Nassau St., N. Y. City.

FAGNANI, CHARLES PROSPERO

Clergyman, teacher; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 29, 1854; s.
Giuseppe and Harriet Emma (Goodwin) Fagnani; ed.
private sch., Paris, 1865, public sch., N. Y. City, 1865-
1869; grad. Coil. City of N. Y., 1873; Columbia Coll.



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Law Sen., 187C: Union Theol. Sem., 1882; received
D.D. from Western Reserve Univ., 1898; m. N. Y. City,
March 31, 1883, Flora Carleton (died 1907); m. 2d,
N. Y. City, Aug. 16, 1913 Alice Mary Le Gras. Teacher
in public sch*., 1873-1879; pastor Grace Mission, 4th
Ay., Presby'n Ch., 1SS2-1885; Westminster Ch.,
Yonkers, 1885-1886; traveling in Europe, 1886-1891;
instr. and prof. Union Theol. Sem., since 1892. Mem.
Soc. ot Biblical Literature and Exegesis, Am. Ori-
ental Soc, Thomas Hunter Ass'n, Phi Gamma Delta
fraternity, and Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Clubs: Oriental,
Quill, Union League, Century Ass'n, City, Phi Gamma
Delta, Liberal, Columbia Faculty. Address: 606 W.
122d St., N. Y. City.

FAHNESTOCK, HARRIS CHARLES

Banker; b. Harrisburg, Pa.; s. Adam K. and Sibyl
T. (Holbrook) FaJhnestock; ed. Harrisburg schs.; m.
Harrisburg, Pa., Margaret A. McKinley; children:
William, Gibson, Harris, Helen, Clarence, Ernest.
Was mem. Arm Jay Cooke many years; now v.-p.
First Nat. Bank, N. Y. ; dir. Southern R'y, Western
Union Telegraph Co., Delaware, Lackawanna & West-
ern R. R., and Central R. R. of N. J. Republican;
Episcopalian (vestryman St. Thomas' Ch., N. Y. City).
Trustee Charity Organization Soc. Clubs: Century,
Union League, Metropolitan, Union, Lawyers, Church.
Residence: 457 Madison Av. Address: 2 Wall St.,
N. Y. City.

FAHS, CHARLES HARVEY

Editor; b. Richview, 111., May 18, 1872; s. Rolando
(Ziegler) and Mary M. (Houston) Fahs; grad. North-
western Univ., A.B., 1898; Drew Theol. Sem., Madison,
N. J., B.D., 1901; m. Waukegan, 111., June 14, 1902,
Sophia Blanche Lyon; children: Dorothy Irene, b.
Sept. 28, 1905; Ruth Miriam, b. Fe>b. 6, 1907; Charles
Burton, b. Sept. 22, 1908. Was Evanston (111.) cor-
respondent Chicago Tribune while at college; editor
The Northwestern (Coll. paper), 1S94-1895; ass't editor
Association Men, Chicago, 1897-1898. For two months,
1898, was among the soldiers of 7th Army Corps, in
Jacksonville, Fla., as an army sec. of Internat. Com-
mittee Y. M. C. Ass'ns; mn'g editor Intercollegian,
N. .Y. City, 1898-1901; ass't editor Northwestern
Christian Advocate, Chicago, 1901-1902; editor B'd of
Foreign Missions, M. E. Church, at N. Y. City, 1902-
1911; since 1911 engaged in missionary research. Sec.
Com. on Statistics, World Missionary Conf., Edin-
burgh, 1910. Republican; Methodist. Fellow Am.
Geog. Soc. Residence: Madison, N. J. Address: 124
E. 28th St., N. Y. City.

FAHYS, JOSEPH

Manufacturer watch cases; b. Belport, France, May
23, 1832; educated there; m. Sag Harbor, N. Y 1856,
Maria L. Payne. Came to N. Y., 1857, and started
making watch cases; later established a factory in
N. J. and one in Brooklyn; since 1881 has had fac-
tory at Sag Harbor, N. Y. ; pres. FaJhys Watch Case
Co.; dir. Brooklyn Watch Co., Montauk Steamboat
Co., Third National Bank of N. Y. Trustee Lafayette
Av. Presby'n Ch. and Homoeopathic Hosp., Brooklyn.
Residence: Sag Harbor, L. I., N. Y. Address: 54
Maiden Lane, N. Y. City.

FAIN, WILLIAM HUGH

Lawyer; b. Blountville, Sullivan Co., Tenn., July 25,
1874; s. John Fain (att'y-gen. of Tenn.) and Caro-
line Virginia (Bickley) Fain; ed. in common schools
anl Kingsley Sem.; N. Y. Law Sch.; m. N. Y. City,
Feb. 6, 1907, Elizabeth Finnigan; two daughters. Ad-
mitted to Bar of Tennessee, 1895; of New York, 1899;
asso. with firm of Butler, Notman, Toline & Mynderse,
1899-1905; since then in gen. and corp'n practise.
Independent Democrat; Methodist. Mem. Ass'n Bar
City of N. Y., Tennessee Soc, N. Y. Southern Soc.
Author: The College Warden, and numerous mono-
Limitations of Powers Majority Stockholders, 1912;
numerous contb'ns to law magazines. Club: St.
Andrews Golf. Address: 52 William St., N. Y. City.

FAIRBAIRN, HENRY ARNOLD

Physician; b. Catsklll, N. Y., May 5, 1855; s. Rev.
Robert Brinckerhoff and Juliet (Arnold) Fairbairn;
grad. St. Stephen's Coll., A.B., 1875, A.M., 1878 (honoris
secundus for average of over 92 per cent, during
course; prize in ethics, Hellenistic Greek, meta-
physics); Litt.D., 1910, St. Stephen's Coll.; grad Med.
Dep't Univ. of Va., 1877; Coll. Phys. and Surg., N. Y.,
1878; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 7, 1888, Alice Le Fevre; chil-
dren: Robert De Fevre, b. Jan. 2, 1889; Ruth, b. Dec.
16, 1889; Russel Arnold, b. Jan. 3, 1891; Agnes L, b.
July 30 1892. Has practised medicine in Brooklyn
since 1878; wan interne at St. John's Hosp.; has been
mem. Council B'd of Censors, pres., v.-p. and trustee
Med. Soc. Kings Co.; raised funds to complete Med.
Library, 1902; dir. Home Trust Co. of N. Y.;
trustee St. Stephen's Coll. Republican; Episcopalian.



Attending physician to St. John's Hosp., consultant
to Brooklyn Hosps., consultant to Swedish Hosp., L.
I. Coll. Hosp., Hebrew Orphan Asylum, L. I. State
Hosp.; also regent and sec. Council L. I. Coll. Hosp.
Author: The College Warden, and numerous mono-
graphs and addresses. Mem. Victoria Inst., London.
N. Y. State Med. Soc, Kings Co. Med. Soc; fellow
N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, Am. Med. Ass'n. Clubs:
Union League, University (Brooklyn), Authors (Lon-
don). Address: 249 McDonough St., Brooklyn, N. Y.
FAIRCHILD, BENJAMIN LEWIS

Lawyer; b. Sweden, Monroe Co., N. Y., Jan. 5, 1863;
s. Benjamin and Calista (Schaeffer) Fairchild; ed.
public sch. of D. C; grad. Law Dep't Columbia Univ.,
LL.B., 1883, LL.M., 1885; m. N. Y. City, Feb. 28, 1893,
Anna E. Crumbie (died Nov. 24, 1902); one child:
Franklin Crumbie, b. 1895. Was draughtsman in U.
S. Patent Office at age of 13; later clerk in U. S.
Treasury Dep't, 1877-1885; since then practising law
in N. Y. City. Has large real estate interests in Pel-
ham Heights; was representative in Congress from
the 16th N. Y. Dist., 1895-1897. Republican; Presby'n.
Mem. Med. Jurisprudence Soc Clubs: Union League.
Lawyers, N. Y. Athletic, N. Y. Press, Republican,
Sierra (San Francisco). Residence: Pelham Heights.
Address: 149 Broadway, N. Y. City.

FAIRCHILD, CHARLES STEBBINS

Lawyer, banker; b. Cazenovia, N. Y.. April 30, 1842;
s. Sidney T. and Helen (Chllds) Fairchild; grad. Har-
vard Coll., A.B., 1863; Harvard Law Sch., LL.B., 1865
(LL.D. Harvard and Columbia Univs., 1888); m. Caze-
novia, June 1, 1871, Helen Lincklaen. Admitted to
bar State of N. Y., 1865; practised law in Albany until
1876; deputy att'y-gen. State of N. Y., 1874-1875; att'y-
gen., 1876-1877; established law practice in N. Y. City;
appt'd ass't sec U. S. Treasury by Pres. Cleveland.
1885; sec. of same, 1887-1889; upon retirement from
Treasury entered banking business. Pres. and dir.
Atlanta & Charlotte Air Line R'y Co.; pres. and trus-
tee Birkbeck Investment, Savings & Loan Co.; dir.
Erie & Pittsburgh R'y Co.; trustee British & Am.
Mf'g Co. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Eco-
nomic Soc, Am. Statist. Soc, Am. and Nat. Geog. Socs.,
Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Chamber of Commerce, N. Y.
State Charities Aid Ass'n, Charity Org'n Soc. of N. Y.;
was pres. Reform Club; trustee N. Y. Life Ins. Co.;
mem. N. Y. Institution for the Blind; mem. Monetary
Comm'n, appt'd by exec. com. Indianapolis Conf., 1897.
Recreations: Golf, billiards, boating. Clubs: Century,
Metropolitan (Washington), University, Harvard (ex-
pres.), Midday, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Alpha Delta Phi
(N. Y.), Ardsley, Garden City Golf. Address: Cazeno-
via, N. T.

FAIRCHILD, (EDWIN) MILTON

Teacher, lecturer; b. Lansing, Mich., Nov. 7. 1865;
s. George Thompson and Charlotte Pearl (Halstead)
Fairchild; ed. in Kansas State Agr'l Coll., through
Junior year, Oberlin Acad., 1885; Oberlin Coll., B.A..
1890; Andover Theol. Sem., 1893; m. Troy. N. Y., July
1, 1S97, Mary Salome Cutler. Engaged since 1897 in
arranging for sp'l moral instruction by means of il-
lustrated morality lessons in public and private schs.
Inst, in morals Nat. Inst'n for Moral Instr'n since
1911; aggregate audience in first two vears, 60.000
boys and girls. Address: 507 N. Charles St., Balti-
more, Md.

FAIRCHILD, GEORGE WINTHROP

Manufacturer, Congressman; b. Oneonta, N. Y., May
6, 1S54: s. Jesse Fairchild; direct descendant of Thomas
Fairchild, who settled in Stratford, Conn., 1632; on
mother's side, g.-g.s. of Thomas Morenus, Revolution-
ary soldier, and g.s. of Jeremiah Morenus, veteran of
War of 1S12; ed. in dist. schs. of Oneonta, N. Y. ; m.
1891, Josephine Mills Sherman, niece of late Joseph
G. Mills, of N. Y. City. Learned printer's trade; en-
tered employ of Oneonta Herald, 1876; prop'r of
Oneonta Herald Publishing Co., 1890-1912. Chm'n
b'd dirs. Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co., N. Y.
Pres. Internat. Time Recording Co., Binghamton; Day
Time Register Co., Syracuse; v.-p. Broome County
Trust Co., Binghamton; pres. and dir. White Plains
Development Co. Republican; elected Nov., 1906. to
60th Congress from 24th N. Y. Dist.; re-elected, 1908,
to 61st Congress; 1910 to 62d Congress and 1912 to
63d Congress from 34th N. Y. Dist. Clubs: Union
League, Republican, Lawyers (N. Y. City), Metropol'-
tan, Chevy-Chase. Army-Navy (Washington, D. C),
Binghamton Country, Oneonta, and City. Address:
Oneonta, N. Y.

FAIRCHILD, HERMAN LE ROY

Geologist; b. Montrose, Pa., April 29. 1850; s. Har-
mon C. and Mary A. (Bissell) Fairchild: grad. Cornell
Univ., B.S., 1874; Sc.D., 1910. Univ. of Pittsburgh; m.
Ithaca, N. Y., 1875, Alice Egbert: children: Katherlne,



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Lillian, Jessie, Le Roy Frink. Taught 2 years in
Wyoming Sem., Kingston, Pa.; removed to N. Y. City,
where tor eleven years was engaged in scientific work
in private schs. and in Cooper Union; sec. N. Y. Acad,
of Sciences, 1885-1SSS; pres. Rochester Acad, of
Sciences, 1S89-1902; sac. Geol. Soc. of Am., 1891-1906,
pres. 1912; local sec. A.A.A.S., 188S, 1892; sec. of Coun-
cil, 1893, gen. sec. 1894; v.-p. and chm'n of Section E
(geology), 1S98; prof, geology, Univ. of Rochester,
since 1888. Author: History of the New York Acad-
emy of Sciences, 1887; Revision of La Conte's Ele-
ments of Geology, 1903; also 130 scientific papers, es-
pecially on glac'al geology of Western N. Y., pub-
lished for most part in reports of proceedings of
Geol. Soc. of An., Bulletins of N. Y. State Museum,
Am. Geologist, and Journal of Geology. Mem. Delta.
Upsilon and Sigma Phi fraternities. Address: Roch-
ester, N. Y.

FAIRCHILD, JULIAN D.

Pres. Kings Co. Trust Co.; b. Stratford, Conn., April
17, 1S50; ed. in public schs. in Stratford and New
Haven; pres. Kings Co. Trust Co., May, 1893, in which
institution has been interested since its inception;
pres. Union Ferry Co.; dir. Lawyers' Title Ins. and
Trust Co., Met. Casualty Co., Nassau Fire Ins. Co., N.
Y. & Queens Elec. Light & Power Co., Mortgage Bond
Co. (v.-p.), East River Savings Bank, Eagle Ware-
house and Storage Co.; trustee Brooklyn Inst. Arts
and Sciences. In 1896 was offered Democratic nomi-
nation for Mayor of Brooklyn, but did not accept it.:
appt'd by Mayor Van Wyck one of comm'rs from
Brooklyn of new East River Bridge; Tegent of L. I.
Coll. Hosp.; pres. Brooklyn Central Dispensary. Mem
Chamber of Commerce. Clubs: Brooklyn (trustee),
Montauk (trustee). Address: 845 Carroll St., Brook-
lyn, N. Y.

FAIRCHILD, JULIAN P.

Banker; b. Babylon, L. I., 1881; s. Julian D. and
F. I. (Bradley) Fairchild; ed. Poly. Inst., Brooklyn.
Formerly v.-p. Kings County Trust Co. Mason and
mem. Kismet Temple, Mystic Shrine, Brooklyn. Clubs:
Crescent Athletic, Tavern, L. I. Automobile, Penati-
quit-Corinthian Yacht, South Shore Field. Address:
256 Clinton Av., Brooklyn. N. Y.

FAIRCHILD, MARY SALOME CUTLER

Library lecturer; b. Dalton, Mass., June 21, 1855;
d. Artemus H. and Lydia (Wakefield) Cutler; grad.
Mt. Holyoke Sem., 1875; Univ. of State of N. Y., B.L.S..
1891; m. Troy, N. Y., July 1, 1897, E. Milton Fairchild.
Cataloguer, Columbia Coll. Library, and at same time
instructor Columbia Coll. Library Seh., 1884-1889; vice-
dir. N. Y. State Library Sch., 1889-1905; library lec-
turer on selection "of books and Am. libraries since
1906; has done important work for Am. Library Ass'n;
chm'n of com. in charge of library exhibit at World's
Columbian Exp'n. Author: Children's Home Libraries,
1894; Scientific Study of Philanthropy, 1894; Function
of the Library, 1901; also various other papers on
librarv subjects. Mem. Am. Library Ass'n (v.-p., 1894-
1895 and 1900-1901: mem. Council, 1892-1898), N. Y.
State Library Ass'n, Bibliog. Soc. of America. Ad-
dress: 507 N. Charles St., Baltimore, Md.

FAIRCHILD, SAMUEL W.

Mf'g chemist; b. Stratford, Conn., 1853; s. Thomas
Benjamin and Susan Ann Fairchild; direct descendant
Thomas Fairchild, who settled in Stratford, Conn.,
1632; ed. private schs., Conn.; grad. Philadelphia Coll.
Pharmacy, Ph.G., Ph.M.; Sc.M., Columbia Univ., 1911;
m. Emily, d. Judge A. B. Tappen: children: Edith Kirk-
land, Grace Butler, B. Tappen, E. Constance. William
Samuel. DiT., treas. and gen. mg'r Fairchild Bros. &
Foster; pres. Jas. Pyle & Sons; ex-pres. N. Y. College
Pharmacy; pres. Drug Section B'd of Trade. Repub-
lican; Episcopalian. Veteran 7th Reg*t, N. G. N. Y.
Appt'd by Gov. Flower to represent N. Y. City at
World's Columbian Exp'n, Chicago. Mem. Chamb.er
of Commerce, B'd of Trade; trustee Home for Incur-
ables, Peabody Home for Aged Women, Sevilla Home
for Children; mem. Met. Museum of Art, Am. Museum
of Natural History; incorporator of Bronx Botanical
Garden; mem. N. Y. Zoological Garden. New England
Soc. Sons of Revolution. Recreations: Fishing, shoot-
ing, automobiling. Clubs: Metropolitan, Union League
(pres.). Lawyers (N. Y. City), Devonshire (Lon.don),
Virginia (Norfolk) and others.

FAIRFAX, ALBERT KIRBY

Merchant; b. b. Northampton, Landover. Md. ; s. John
Contee, Lord Fairfax of Cameron, and .Mary Kirby;
attended Maupin University Sch., Ellicott City, Md.;
unmarried. With Brown Bros. & Co., Bankers, N. Y.
City, 14 years; ass't mg'r of London office, Internat.
Banking Corp'n, 4 years; now partner in firm of Will-
iam P. Bonbright & Co., N. Y. and London. Mem.
Royal Co. of Archers, the King's Body Guard for



Scotland. Mem. Church of England. Recreations:
Shooting:, golf. Mem, Am. Soc. of London, Pilgrims
Soc. of London, v.-p. Yorkshire Soc, London: fellow
Zool. Soc. of London. Clu'bs: Union, Metropolitan (N.
Y.), Bachelors, Sports, City of London, Cavendish,
Ranelagh (London). Residence: 22 Upper George St.,
London, W. Address: 16 George St., Mansion House,
E. C, London, Ens',
FAIRLEE, GEORGE

Clergyman; b. Knox, N. Y.; s. William and Adaline
(Clicknian) Fairlee; grad. Union Coll., A.B., 1877;
A.M., 1S80 (D.D.. Union Coll., 1910); Auburn Theol.
Sem., 1880. Pastor Westminster Presby'n Ch., Troy,
since 1880. V.-p. Hanna Mf'g Co. Stated clerk of
Presbytery of Troy; pres. B'd of Trustees of Pres-
bytery, and sec. and treas. Synodical Home Missions;
dir. Auburn Theol. Sem. Address: 186 Second Av.,
Troy, N. Y.

FALCONER, BRUCE McLEAN

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 17, 1S79; s. William H.
and Margaret (McLean) Falconer; prepared for coll.
at Berkeley Mil. Sch (capt.), grad. hon. mention;
grad. Columbia Univ., highest honors, 1902; N. Y. Law
Sch., with honors, second in class. Connected with
law firm, Choate, Larocque & Mitchell; counsel for
Fifth Av. Ass'n. Was selected as candidate for As-
sembly by Republican party, 29th Assembly Dist.,
1912; mem. Republican County Com., St. Nicholas
Soc, Sons of Revolution; sec. N. Y. Bible Soc. several
years. Clubs: Columbia University. Address: 40 Wail
St., N. Y. City.

FALCONER, WILLIAM HENRY

Real estate broker; b. N. Y. City, April 7, 1830- s
David Falconer; g.-grandfather was aide-de-camp on
Gen. Washington's staff, being captured by British at
battle of Chatterton's Hill, White Plains, and placed
on prison ship Jersey, stationed in N. Y. Harbor- after
war was Supervisor of White Plains for 18 years; chil-
dren: Sara Louise, Bruce McLean. Entered real estate
business, 1853, and has had a long and successful
business; continued until 1803; now devoting time to
relatives' estates; is recognized as dean of real estate
brokers. Mem. of Soc. for Improving Condition of
Poor since its foundation, about 1860, also of Soc for
Prevention of Cruelty to Children. Nominated at age
of 24 for Councilman of 17th Ward. Upon opening of
Civil War was unable to register on account of health
but was instrumental in aiding and caring for fam-
ilies; selected chm'n of Recruiting Com. in Cong. Dist
Was delegate to conv. at Baltimore, 1860, which nom-
inated Bell as Pres. of U. S.: mem. Republican Central
Com. from 14th, 21st and 29th Assembly Dists. ; dele-
gate to State conv. which nominated Gov. Cornell,
also conv., 1858, which nominated Robert McCurdy to
Congress, and conv. which nominated Levi P. Morton
for Congress; delegate to conv. which nominated Theo-
dore Roosevelt for Legislature. Formerly dir. and
mem. Exec. Com. Third Av. R. R. Sunday school
teacher in Methodist Ch. over 50 years; elected, 1874,
treas. N. Y. City Extension and City Mission Soc,
serving until 1890; declined office as mem. of Foreign
Mission B'd, 1878; appt'd to Foreign Mission B'd by
Gen. Conf. held in Phila. 1884, being still a mem. on
some of important corns.; on visiting com. of City
Mission Soc. 30 years; on Advisory B'd of Old People's
Home 30 years, and trustee of Hahnemann Hosp. 20
years. V.-p. City Missionary Soc. and on most of im-
portant corns., one of trustees of holding its property.
Travelled extensively throughout U. S. and Europe;
made a 2 years' tour of the world 1890. Mem. Y. M.
C. A. since erection of first bld'g; mg'r N. Y. Bible Soc.
since 1868, life mem. St. Nicholas Soc. since 1880, and
Huguenot Soc. since foundation. Mem. Union League
Club since 1873. Address: 701 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

FALKNER, BISHOP

Clergyman; s. John and Elizabeth Falkner; ed.
Union Theol. Sem.; m. Bergen Point, N. J., 1896, Helen
Noel Meigs. Ordered deacon, 1879, and ordained priest,
1880, by Bishop Littlejohn, in Episcopal ministry.
Formerly ass't minister Christ Ch., Brooklyn, N. Y.,
1879-1882; rector Ch. of the Intercession, N. Y. City,
1882-1884; St. Mark's Ch., Orange, N. J., 1884-1891;
rector Christ Ch., Bav Ridge, N. Y., since 1891. Ad-
dress: 8210 Ridge Boulevard, Bay Ridge, N. Y.
FALL, FRANK ANDREWS

Bursar N. Y. Univ. and sp'l writer for Philadelphia
Evening Telegraph; b. Flint, Mich., Aug. 24, 1878; e.
Delos and Ida (Andrews) Fall; grad. Albion Coll.,
Mich., A.B., 1899; Columbia Univ., A.M., N. Y. City,
1901; fellow in comparative literature at Columnia
two years (pres. Graduates' Clu'b; sec. Comparative
Literature Club); m. Albion, Mich., June 27, 1906, Nella
Blanche Ramsdell; one son: Kingsley Ramsdell, b. May
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1905; bursar N. Y. Univ. since 1905, and sp'l writer for
Phila. Evening Telegraph; mg'r Waverly Newspaper
Syndicate. Travelled widely in U. S., also in Cuba,
Mexico, British Columbia and Nova Scotia. Served in
Spanish-Am. War, mem. Co. L, 31st Mich. Vol. Int.
Progressive; Methodist Episcopalian. Mem. Alpha Tau
Omega fraternity. Trustee of Albion Coll., Albion,
Mich.; mem. B'd of Govs, and Exec. Com., N. Y. Skin
and Cancer Hosp.; mem. B'd of Mg'mt West Side Y. M.
C. A., N. Y. City. Recreations: Lawn tennis, bass fish-
ing. Author: Messages to Men, 1901; Steering Gear,
1902; Quill Points, 1903; Life Lines for Men, 1904;
Blazed Trails, 1905; Developing a Positive, 1907.
Contb'r to magazines. Clubs: Quill (N. Y.), Colonial
Heights Tennis (Yonkers). Residence: Livingston
Terrace, CoJonial Heights, Yonkers, N. Y. Address:
University Bld'g, Washington Sq. E., N. Y. City.

FALLOWS, EDWARD H.

Lawyer; b. in Wisconsin, 1865; s. Rt. Rev. Samuel
(bishop of Reformed Episcopal Ch.) and Lucy B.
(Huntington) Fallows; grad. Amherst Coll. (swmmia
cum laude), A.B., 1866, A.M., 1890; Yale Univ. (post-
grad), 1890; Columbia Law Sch., 1892; m. Boston, 1893,
Julia Haughton Kittredge; one d.: Annette Richards.
Admitted to bar 1892; associated in practice with
Lieut. -Gov. Stewart L. Woodford; began independent
practice 1893; served in State Assembly from 21st
Dist., N. Y. City, 1898-1900. Republican; Reformed
Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y.
State Bar Ass'n, N. Y. Law Inst., Am. Bar Ass'n. Rec-
reations: Golf, tennis, automobiling. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Yale, Lambs, Republican, Railroad, N. Y. Ath-
letic, Crescent Athletic, Automobile of America,
Union League, Ardsley, Sleepy Hollow Country. Resi-
dence: Dobbs Ferry, N. Y. Address: 30 Church St.,



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