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mem. and sec. B'd of Estimate and Apportionment,
1898-1902. Mem. Knights of Columbus, Soc. Med.
Jurisprudence. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Catholic,
Nat. Democratic. Address: 67 Wall St., N. Y. City.

FELL, HERBERT N.

Real estate; to. Prescott, Ont., June 3, 1871; s. John
N. and Sylva (Perrin) Fell; ed. Prescott, Ont., public
and high schs.; m. N. Y.. Feb. 28, 1912. Mildred
Ketcham Eagle; one d., Sylva Elizabeth, b. Jan. 1,
1913. Began career in employ of -Mutual Life Ins. Co.
of N. Y., 1891; appt'd gen. agent, 1895, and was for
years the company's youngest mg'r; remained with
that co. until Sept., 1906; v.-p. and dir. McKnight
Realty Co.; dir. First Mortgage and Real Estate Co.,
Dyre Av. Realty Co., Sagamore Realty Co., all of N.
Y., and head of firm of Herbert N. Fell & Co., bond
brokers and agents, N. Y. and London. Republican;



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Presby'n. Recreations: Motoring and tennis. Clubs:
Atlantic Yacht, Automobile of America (life mem. I,
Royal Automobile (London), stoke Poges Golf. Ad-
dress: 21 Ironmonger Lane, London, E. C, Eng.

FELT, EPHRAIM PORTER

Entomologist; b. Salem, Mass., Jan. 7, 1868; s.
Charles Wilson and Martha Seeth (Ropes) Felt; ed.
Mass. Agr'l Coll., Boston Univ., B.S., 1891; Cornell
Univ., D.S., 1S94 (fellow in entomology, 1892-1893);
m. Berlin, Mass., June 24, 1896, Helen Maria Otterson;
children: Margaret, b 1S99; Ernest Porter, b. 1902:
Helen, b. 1905; Elizabeth, b. 1911. Specialist on gipsy
moth work. 1891; teacher natural sciences, Clinton
Liberal Inst.. Fort Plain, N. Y., 1893-1895; ass't to
State entomologist, 1S95-1S9S; N. Y. State entomolo-
gist, since Dec. 1S9S. Editor: Journal of Economic
Entomology; writer for several agr'l and hort. papers,
and has published many articles on entomology, and
prepared numerous bulletins and reports issued by
the State, the more important being: Scale Insects,
and a monograph on Insects Affecting Park and Wood-
land Trees (quarto vol., over 800 pages, illus. by 72
plates) ; important investigations on aquatic insects
have been conducted under his direction. Trustee
X'assau Sch.. Nassau Public Library; mem. Western
N. Y. Hort. Soc. N. Y. State Fruit Growers' Ass'n. fellow
A.A.A.S. ; mem. Nat. Geog. Soc, Sigma Xi, Ass'n Eco-
nomic Entomologists (past pres.), Entomol. Soc. of
Washington, Entomol. Soc. of America, Entomol. Soc
of Ontario (honorary), fellow N. Y. Entomol. Soc.
Societe Entomologique de France, Albany Entomol.
Soc. Albany Inst. Hist, and Art Soc Recreation:
Outdoor exercise. Residence: Nassau, Rensselaer Co.,
N. Y. Address: State Museum, Albany, N. Y.

FELTER, WILLIAM L.

Educator: b. Brooklyn, Dec 5, 1862; s. John Daniel
and Mary Campbell (Finch) Felter; grad. Coll. City of
N. Y., A.B., 1SS3; N. Y. Univ., Ph.D., 1S97 (Taylor
Univ., LL.D 1S97) ; m. Brooklyn, 18S3, Mary Bentley;
one d.. Louise Bentley, b. 1S86. Teacher in Manhattan
schs., 1SS3-1S87; later prin. and ass't sup't, Brooklyn;
prin. Commercial High Sch. and Girls' High Sch. since
1900. Travels abroad in summers. Pres. Brooklyn
Teachers' Aid Ass'n, Dep't of Pedagogy. Brooklyn Inst,
of Arts and Sciences. Republican; Methodist. Mem.
Am. Economic Ass'n; asso. mem. Grant Post, No. 327,
G. A. R.; mem. Nu Chapter Delta Kappa Epsilon.
Recreations: Bicycling, traveling, lecturing. Club:
University (Brooklyn). Address: 996 SteTling Place,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

FELTON, SAMUEL MORSE

Railway president; b. Philadelphia, Feb. 3, 1S53; ed.
Mass. Inst. Technology; m. Pittsburgh, Pa., 1880, Dora
Hamilton. In railway service from Aug.. 1S08; rod-
man Chester Creek R. R., 1868-1870; leveler and ass't
eng'r Lancaster R. R 1870-1S71; Eng'r in charge sur-
veys of Chester & Paoli R. R., 1S72; chief eng'r Ches-
ter & Delaware River R. R., 1S73-1874; gen. sup't
Pittsburgh. Cincinnati & St. Louis R'y, 1874-1882; also
gen. sup't Little Miami & Cincinnati, and Cincinnati &
Muskingum Vallev R. R.s, Sept., 1881-Jan., 1882; gen.
mg'T N. Y. & New England R. R., 1882-1884; ass't to
pres., N. Y., Lake Erie & Western R. R., in sp'l charge
of N. Y., Pa. & Ohio R. R., Feb.-Nov., 1884; gen. mg'r
N. Y., Pa. & Ohio R. R., 1S84-1S85; v.-p. in charge traf-
fic dep't, Jan. -Oct., 1885; 1st v.-p. in charge traffic and
operating dep't. Oct., 1385-Nov., 1S90, N. Y-, Lake Erie
& Western R. R.; pres, E. Tenn., Va. & Ga. R'y, 1890-
1892; pres. Nov., lS90-Oct., 1S99 (also receiver. March.
1893-1S95) Cincinnati, New Orleans & Texas Pacific
R'y; pres. Ala., Great Southern R. R., 1S90-1895; re-
ceiver Ky. & Ind. Bridge Co., 1893-1900; pres. Chicago
& Alton R'y, Joliet & Chicago R. R., and Kansas City,
St. Louis & Chicago R. R., 1899-1907; Nov., 1907-April,
1909. pres. Mexican Central R'y. and of the Mexican-
Am. Steamship Co.; chm'n B'd of Tenn. Central R. R.,
June, 1909-Jan., 1910; pres. Chicago Great Western R.
R. since Aug.. 1909: receiver Pere Marquette R. R.,
since Aug. 26, 1912. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs,
Sons of Revolution, Soc. Colonial Wars, Ohio Soc, New
England Soc. in N. Y. Clubs: University, Recess (N.
T. City), Chicago. Chicago Athletic. Chicago Golf,
Saddle and Cycle, University (Chicago), Minnesota (St.
Paul), Minneapolis (Minneapolis). Addresses: Chi-
cago. 111. and 23 Wall St., N. Y. City.

FERGUSON, CHARLES

Editor; b. Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Jan. 22, 1863: s. Ed-
win Llewellyn and Annette (Clark) Ferguson; ed.
public schs. of Buffalo, N. Y., and Univ. of Mich.; m.
Boston. Mass. Nov. 9. 1888, Georgia Ransom Faye;
children: Mrs. Tamura Hilworth of Washington. D.
C; Charles. Jr., of Littleton, N. H. Engaged in prac-
tice after graduation; mem. N. Y. Bar: was for 12
years presbyter of Episcopal Ch.. rector St. James Ch.,



Syracuse, X. v.: since 1908, on editorial staff of N. Y.
American. Author: The Religion of Democracy, The
Affirmative Intellect, The University Militant. Clubs:
National Arts, N. Y. Press, Authors' (London, Eng-
land). Address: 15 Gramercy Park, N. Y. City.

FERGUSON, DANIEL ARAUNAH

Clergy man ; b. near Ogdensburg, N. Y., July 10, 1850;
s. Rev. Archibald and Nancy A. (Rodger) Ferguson;
ed. Ogdensburg Acad.; grad Hamilton Coll., 1871, S.T.I >.,
1905; Union Theological Sem., 1S75; m. 1st, Rossie, N.
Y., Jan. 2. 1S7S, Selina B. Leonard; 2d, Jan. 24, 1883.
Mary Ellen Cuthbert; children: William Archibald,
Helen, Florence, Leonard Cuthbert. Pastor Presbv'n
Ch., Hammond, N. Y., since May, 1875; sec. County
Sunday Sch. Ass'n 12 years; permanent clerk 17 years,
now stated clerk Presbytery of St. Lawrence; perma-
nent clerk Synod of N. Y. Address: Hammond, N. Y.

FERGUSON, GEORGE ALBERT

Chemist; b. Brooklyn. Aug. 31, 1868; s. David W.
and Ellen T. Ferguson; grad. Columbia School of
Mines, Ph.B., 1890; m. Brooklyn, 1893, Elsie Loeb. En-
gaged in practice as analytical chemist from 1890; on
teaching staff of N. Y. Coll. Pharmacy since 1S96, as,
consecutively, ass't inst'r, demonstrator, and now prof,
analytical chemistry and mathematics. Examiner of
med. supplies, etc., to U. S. Dep't of Interior since 1893;
chemist N. Y. State B'd of Pharmacy since 1895, and
also official chemist to Internal Revenue Service of U.
S. Treasury Dep't. Mem. of firm of Ferguson-Han-
cock Laboratories (Blue Point, L. I.); expert in toxi-
cology and clinical chemistry. Joint author of Elliott
and Ferguson's Qualitative Chemical Analysis; con-
tributor to technical periodicals. Mem. Am. Chem.
Soc, Soc. Chem. Industry, N. Y. State Pharma-
ceutical Ass'n, Am. Pharmaceutical Ass'n. Club: Uni-
versity (Brooklyn). Residence: 303 Stuyvesant Av.,
Brooklyn. Address: 121 W. 42d St., N. Y. City.

FERGUSON, JEREMIAH SWEETSER

Physician ass't prof, and sec. Cornell Univ. Med.
Coll.; b. Searsport, Me., May 31, 1871; s. Albert Bar-
nett and Amanda Matilda (Sweetser) Ferguson; grad.
Univ. of Me., B.S., 1889, M.S., 1S92; Univ. of X. Y., M.D.,
1893; m. Abbot, Me., 1893, Mabel Estella Currier; chil-
dren: Russell Sweetser, Albert Barnett. Frank Cur-
rier, Ethel, Alice Mabel. Jeremiah Sweetser, Jr. Mem.
N. Y. Co. and State Med. Socs., Am. Med. Ass'n; N. Y.
Acad, of Medicine, N. Y. Pathol. Soc, Ass'n Am. Anat-
omists, Sigma Xi, Alpha Omega Alpha, Kappa Sigma
fraternity, Me. Soc, Masonic order, K. T., Mystic
Shrine, Univ. of Me. Alumni Ass'n. Address: 330 W.
28th St., N. Y. City.

FERNALD, JAMES CHAMPLIN

Clergyman, author, editor; b. Portland, Me., Aug.
18, 1838; s. Henry B. and Mabel C. Fernald; grad. Har-
vard Univ., 1860 (1st Bowdoin prize for English com-
position); Newton Theol. Inst'n, 1863; ordained to
Bapt. ministry at Rutland, Vt. ; L.H.D., Denison Univ.,
1904; m. 1st, Rutland, Vt., 1869, Mary B. Griggs (died
1870); 2d, McConnellsville, O., June 18, 1873. Nettie
S. Barker; children: Charles Barker, Henry Barker,
Luther Dana, James Gordon, Grace Maxwell, Mabel
Ruth. Pastor of Granville. Springfield and other
churches in Ohio 20 years until 1889; on staff of Stan-
dard Dictionary, as editor of synonyms, antonyms and
prepositions; editor-in-chief of Students' Standard
Dictionarv, selecting and defining 65,000 words from
the 300,000 of the larger work; has since prepared
other abridgements, the Standard Primary, Interme-
diate, Concise: abridgements of New Standard Dic-
tionary, 1913-1914; for a time editor Homiletic Re-
view; asso. editor Columbian Cyclopedia. Lecturer on
English Prose Style. Y.M.C.A., Washington, D. C. 1906-
1910. Editor Encyclopedic Dep't of Standard Diction-
ary, 1910. Author: The Economics of Prohibition,
1890; The New Womanhood, 1894; Synonyms, Anto-
nyms and Prepositions of the English Language. 1S95:
The Spaniard In Historv. 1898; The Imperial Republic,
1898; Home Training of Children. 1898: True Mother-
hood, 1900; Connectives of English Speech, 1900; A
Working Grammar of the English Language. 1908.
Residence, 207 Lorraine Av., Upper Montclair, N. J.
Address: Care Funk & Wagnalls, S54 Fourth Av., N.
Y. City.

FERREE, BARR

Author, editor, art critic: b. Philadelphia; s. Samuel
Patterson and Annie Appleton (Drown) Ferree: grad.
Univ. of Pa., 18S4. Hon. and corr. mem. Royal Inst, of
British Architects (London); corr. mem. Academie
d'Aix-en-iProvence, Societe Archeologique du Midi de
la France, Am. Inst, of Architects; past pres. Dep't of
Architecture Brooklyn Inst. Arts and Sciences; sec.
Nat. Sculpture Soc. of N. Y.. 1895j189S; founder and
editor Shakespeariana, Philadelphia and N. T. City,
1889-1892; architectural editor Engineering Magazine,



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1892-1894; founder and sec. from beginning, The Penn-
sylvania Soc. (N. Y. City), and editor of its Year Book,
published anually from 1901; treas. Am. Soc. Church
History; mem. Architectural League of N. Y., Sons of
Revolution, Huguenot Soc. of America, Hudson-Fulton
Celebration Comm'n, etc. Has contributed many ar-
ticles, chiefly on art subjects, to The Century, Scrib-
ner's Magazine, The Cosmopolitan, Architectural Rec-
ord, Westminster Review (London), The Builder (Lon-
don), Stone, Education, American Antiquarian, Nation,
The Critic, Yale Review, Inland Architect, American
Architect, Architecture and Building, Scientific Ameri-
can, Building Monthly. American Homes and Garden,
N. Y. Evening Post, etc.; interested in popular move-
ments in art and in patriotic effort. Author: Penn-
sylvania A Primer, 1904; American Estates and Gar-
dens, 1904. Address: 249 W. 13th St., N. Y. City.

FERRIS, ALBERT WARREN

Physician; b. Brooklyn, Dae. 3, 1S56; s. Richard B.
and Sarah A. (Demarest) Ferris; ed. Adelphi Acad.,
Brooklyn, 1865-1867; Newark (N. J.), Acad., 1869-1870;
Newark (N. J.), Latin Sell., 1872-1873; Hasbrouck Inst.,
Jersey City, 1873-1S74; grad. N. Y. Univ., A.B. (Greek
salutatorian $200 prize fellow, Greek contestant, also
Regent, in Intercollegiate Lit. Ass'n, Quarterly editor,
senior class pres., and Phi Beta Kappa), 1878, A.M.,
1885; M.D. Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia), 1882; m.
N. Y. City. 1892-1912; resident physician, Glen
and surg. interne Kings Co. Hosp., 1883-18S5; ass't
resident physician, Sanford Hall (private hosp. for
mental disorders), Flushing, 1885-1891; physician-in-
charge, Dr. Choate's House, iPleasantville, N. Y., 1893-
1894 and 1S96; physician-in-charge Dr. Bond's House,
Yonkers, N. Y., 1905 and 1907; practising medicine
N. Y. City, 1892-1912; resident physician, Glen
Springs, Watkins, N. Y., 1912-1913; medical expert
to Board of Commissioners, State Reservation at
Saratoga Springs, since 1913; ass't in medicine Van-
derbilt clinic, 1892-1895; ass't in neurology, Columbia
Univ., 1893-1900; trustee and treas. Rutgers Female
Coll., 1891-1893; incorporator, dir. and financial sec.
Pringle Memorial Home, Poughkeepsie. N. Y., 1899-
1908; med. contb'r Internat. Year Book since 1898;
editor-in-charge and contb'r Dep't of Medicine New
Internat. Encyclopedia since 1902; med. editor and
contb'r Nelson's Encyclopedia, 1900-1907 and 1910;
ass't in medicine N. Y. Univ. and Bellevue Hosp., Med.
Coll., 1898-1907; consulting physician, Italian Hosp.,
N. Y. City, since 1909; editor on staff Medico-Surgical
Bulletin, 1894-1896; Med. Critic, 1901-1903; editor State
Hosp. Bulletin, 1908-1912; contb'r Bookman, med.
journals, and daily press; mem. Saratoga Co., and
N. Y. State Med. Socs.; N. Y. Acad, of Medicine; N. Y.
Neurol. Soc; Am. Med. Psycholog. Ass'n; pres. N. Y.
Univ. Alumni Ass'n, 1903-1905; district pres. Delta
Upsilon fraternity, 1906-1907; nat. v. -p. 1883 and 1903;
was dhm'n section on neurology and psychiatry, N. Y.
Acad, of Medicine; section ehm'n N. Y. State Med.
Soc, 1912; appt'd pres. N. Y. State Comm'n in Lunacy
by Gov. Hughes, 1907-1912. Clubs: Ft. Orange (Al-
bany); Delta Upsilon. Address: State Reservation
Comm'n, Saratoga Springs, N. Y.

FERRIS, CLARENCE CLARK

Lawyer; b. Greenwich, Conn., Feb. 15, 1S64; s. Samuel
Holmes and Mary (Clark) Ferris, grad. Yale Univ.,
A.B., 1887; Columbia, LL.B., 1892; m. April 16, 190S,
Bertha Vincent Odell. Admitted to bar, 1891; in gen.
practise in N. Y. City since; prominent as counsel
for land owners in many street, park, railroad and
bridge condemnations and improvements. Democrat;
Congregationalism Mem. Yale Alumni Ass'n, Ass'n
Bar City of N. Y., Delta Upsilon, First Congregational
Soc (Greenwich, Conn.). Recreations: Travel, hunt-
ing. Clubs: National Arts, National Democratic Ad-
dress: 35 Wall St., N. Y. City.

FERRIS, CORNELIUS, JR.

Lawyer, consul; b. Hillsdale, Mich., March 26, 1866;
s. Cornelius and Ermina (Pratt) Ferris; attended
Johns Hopkins Univ., Harvard Law Sen., LL.B., 1892;
m. Denver, Colo., June 20, 1900, Mary Elizabeth Beadle;
one d.: Frances Ermina, b. March 19, 1901. City att'y
of Fort Collins, Colo., two terms, 1903-1907; appt'd
consul at Asuncion, Paraguay, May 31, 1901. Address:
Am. Consulate, Asuncion, Paraguay, S. America.

FERRIS, HENRY J.

Ass't sec. The Home Ins. Co.; b. Stamford. Conn.,
Aug. 18, 1844; ed. in private sch. in Stamford. Em-
ployed for three years in dry goods jobbing house in
N. Y. City; since April, 1863, connected with the Home
Ins. Co.; now ass't sec. of co. Address: 56 Cedar St.,
N. Y. City.



FERRIS, JESSIE STORRS (MRS. WILLIAM E.
BUTLER)

Writer; b. Black River, Mich., July 28, 1879; d.
William Barton and Elizabeth Storrs (Buell) Ferris;
ed. St. -Margaret's Sch., Buffalo, N. Y. ; m. at Kidder's
Point, Lake Cayuga, N. Y., Sept. 3, 1905, William Emb-
ley Butler; one son: William Storrs, b. Jan. 26, 1908.
Connected for 3 years prior to 1905, with leading Buf-
falo newspapers, first as reporter, later as editorial
writer; author of collection of poems (or verses): The
Golden Bough, privately published, Dec. 1912, and
frequent contb'r to leading magazines, mostly in
verse. Republican and anti-suffragist; Presby'n.
Recreations: Out-door sports, theatre, music and
literature. Club: The Scribblers. Address: lu2
Hodge Av., Buffalo, N. Y.

FERRIS, MARY LANMAN DOUW

Author, editor; to. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., May 22, 1855;
d. Col. John de Peyster and Marianne Chandler (Lan-
man) Douw; grad. Cook's Collegiate Inst., Pough-
keepsie, N. Y., 1874; m. 1879, Morris Patterson Ferris
Founder of Daughters of the Cincinnati. Editor: The
American Author. Author; Random Rhymes of Old
Dutch Times; History of Fort Crailo; The Van Cort-
landt Mansion; Colonial Dames; Legend of New Year's
Eve; The Sohepen's Dream; Grandmother's Cake
Basket. Mem. Huguenot Soc, Colonial Dames State
of N. Y. Address: Garden City, L. I., N. Y.

FERRIS, MORRIS PATTERSON

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Oct. 3, 1855; s. Isaac (D.D.,
LL.D., lata chancellor Univ. of X. Y.), and Letitia
(Storm) Ferris; ed. N. Y. Univ. and Law Dep't same,
LL.B., 1S70; m. Sept. 4, 1879, Mary Lanman Douw, of
Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; children: Mary Van Rensselaer
(wife of Joseph B. Roberts), Morris Douw, Van Wyck.
Admitted to bar, 1876, and since engaged in practise
in N. Y. City. Republican. Formerly sec. N. Y. State
Hist. Soc; treas. Soc Am. Authors; pres. Yonkers
Hist. Ass'n; sec. Sons of Revolution; registrar Soc.
War of 1812; mem. Advisory B'd Daughters of the
Cincinnati. Mem. Soc. Foreign Wars of U. S., Soc
Colonial Wars. Recreation: Yachting; pres. Lake
Sunapee Regatta Ass'n. Clubs: Delta Phi, Lawyers,
Lake Sunapee Yacht (Commo.). Residence: (Summer)
Camp Maydaoyan, Lake Sunapee, N. H Address:
Garden City, L. I., N. Y.

FERRIS, T. HARVEY

Lawyer; b. Russia, Herkimer Co., N. Y. Sept. 4,
1S71; s. Charles S. and Gertrude (Terry) Ferris; ed.
public schs.; m. Utica, N. Y., March 11, 1897, Elizabeth
Beebe; children: Leonard W., 'b. April 30, 1899; George
F., b. Oct. 5, 1903. Admitted to bar, 1893, and has
since practised in Utica, N. Y.; dir. Citizens' Trust
Co., of Utica, N. Y Rome Wire Co., Rome, N. 1,
Utica Fire Ins. Co., Central N. Y. Abstract & Title Co.
Elected State 'Senator from 36th Senate Dist., 1911-
1912. Democrat; Universalist. Mem. Utica Law Library
Ass'n, Oneida Co., N. Y. State Bar and Am. Bar Ass'ns.
Recreations: Skieing, automobiling. Clubs: Man-
hattan, New York, Ski, Utica. Address: Homestead
Aid Bld'g., Utica, N. Y.

FEUCHTWANGER, HENRY

Stock broker; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 25, 1861; s. Meyer
and Louise (Kaufman) Feuchtwanger; ed. public schs.;
grad. Columbia Coll. Sch. of Mines, Ph.B. ; m. N. Y.
City, Jan. 24, 18S8, Ella Grant Garnrick; three chil-
dren. Mem. N. Y. Stock Exchange since 1899 ; dir. Madi-
son Trust Co., Feuchtwanger & Co. Republican; Hebrew.
Recreations: Golf, fishing, hunting. Clubs: Madison
Golf, Canoe Brook County, Thomasville Shooting,
Moosehead Lake Yacht, Kineo, Egypt Mills Fishing.
Residence: Madison, N. J. Address: 51 Exchange PI.,
N. Y. City.

FEUSTMAN, LEON PHILIP

Manufacturer; l b. Phila., Pa., March 6, 1861; s.
Bernard H. and Rosalie (Mayer) Feustman; ed. pub-
lic schs. of Phila., and Bhila. Central High Sch.; grad.
Univ. of Pa., B.Sc, 1882; m. St. Louis, Mo., May 23,
1892, Josephine Thatcher; children: Bernard Henry,
Marian Thatcher. After leaving coll., located at Lead-
villi i, Colo., an! employed as chemist and assayer for
various mining and smelting cos.; accepted position
to go to Mexico for Consolidated Kans. City Smelting
& Refining Co., 1888, and advanced in position until
became mg'r, 1898, at which time resigned to become
connected with M. Guggenheim's Sons, (largest
smelters and refiners in the world) as mg'r; after 2
years transferred to N. Y. offices of Am. Smelting &
Refining Co.; resigned 1903 to become v. -p. Power &
Mining Machinery Co., which office still holds, also
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1907. V.-p. and dir. Blake & Knowles Steam Pump
Wks., Henry R. Worthlngton, Holly tSI'g Co., Jeannes-
ville Iron Works Co., Laidlnw-Dunn-Gurdon Co., and
Snow st.-.im Pump Works. Residence: 111 W. 86th
St. Address: LIB Broadway, N. V. City.

FIALA, ANTHONY

Explorer, author, lecturer; b. Jersey City Heights
X. .1-. Sept. 1!'. 1869; Anthony and Annie (Kohout

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Fiala; ed. public schools. Jersey City and Brooklyn,
Cooper Union and Nat. Acad. Design; m. Nashville,
Tenn., Dec. 6, 1905. Mary Clare Puryear; children: An-
thony, b. 1907; Puryear, b. 1909; Mary B., b. 1910;
Leno're. b. 1911. Began business lite as designer and
stone artist in lithography; later, ass't in physical and
chemical laboratory; 5 years newspaper artist and car-
toonist. Installed photo-engraving plant for Brooklyn
Dailv Eagle, and was in charge of Art and Engraving
Dep't same, 1S94-1S99; was correspondent for Brooklyn
Daily Eagle while a trooper in Troop C, 1st N. Y. Vol.
Cav. in Spanish-Am. War, 189S. Took part in engage-
ment of Coamo, and in skirmishes at Asomante and
Ubonito. Commissioned battalion q.-m. and 1st lieut.
14th Reg't N. G. N. Y., June IS, 1900; instr. military
eng'ring same. Photographer, Baldwin-Ziegler Polar
Expedition, 1901-1902; commanding officer Ziegler Po-
lar Kxpd'n, 1903-1905. Reached 82 degrees 4 minutes
X Latitude; explored Franz Josef Archipelago, discov-
ering new islands, etc. Scientific results of the Zieg-
ler Polar Expd'n published by Nat. Geog. Soc. Wash-
ington D. C, 1907. Baptist. Mem. Am. Acad. Polit.
and Social Science, Am. Geog. Soc, Nat. Geog. Soc, Am.
Canoe 4ss'n, A. A. A. S., hon. mem. Yukon Polar Inst.;
Societa dei Reduci dalle Patrie Battaghe di San Gio-
vanni in Persicoto, Bologna, Italy; Fellow Royal Geog.
Soc. Comm'd lieut. and q.-m. Squadron C, N. G. N. \..
June, 190S; Capt. 2nd Reg't Cav., 1911. Author: Troop
C in Service. 1S99; Fighting the Polar Ice, 1906. Clubs:
Explorer's, Arctic. Ends of the Earth. Address: 1302
Broadway, N. Y. City.

FIBEL, LOUIS H.

Pres. and dir. Great Eastern Casualty Co.; b. N. Y.
City; ed. in public schools and Coll. City of N. i.
Engaged successfully in commercial and financial busi-
ness. Elected dir. 1892, and v.-p. and sec. 1895, 01
Great Eastern Casualty and Indemnity Co. (now Great
Eastern Casualty Co.), 1904, upon death of .Hon. Cor-
nelius Van Cott, became pres. Also dir. in several
banking institutions. Elected treas. Internat. Ass n
of Accident Underwriters, July, 1907, and pres. of De-
troit Conf. Accident Underwriters, Aug., 1907. Address:
55 John St., X. Y. City.

FICKEN, HENRY EDWARDS

Architect; b. London, Eng., s. Martin and Emily
(Coles) Ficken; ed. England, Greenock Acad. (1st
prize-man); art studies in Europe; m. N. Y. City, 1885,
Josephine Hubbard; children: Margery, Dorotny. Ar-
.hiteet of The Cloister, Yale Coll., Am. Art Galleries,
Ferguson Memorial Bld'g, Stamford, Conn., R'dge-
fie"d Sch.. Ridgefield, Conn., McCready Bld'g. N. Y.
City noted civic and domestic work scattered through-
out the country. Supervising architect of Woodlawn
Cemetery. Served 15 years in N.Y.N.G,- 1st Lieut.,
mem. Squadron A. Recreations: Riding 1 , yachting,
out-door sports; amateur champion athlete in former
years. Clubs: Union League, N. Y. Yacht, N. Y. Ath-
letic. Residence: (summer): The Locusts, Huntington,
L. I. (winter): 7 E. Sth St. Address: 10 W. 22nd St.,
X'. Y. City.
FIELD, CLARENCE EVERETT

Phvsician, military surgeon, writer; b. Taunton.
Mass' 1870; s. Albert and Maria L. (Combes) Field;
ed. in N. Y. .Citv Schools, N. Y. Univ. (college), lSSi-
18S9; N. Y. Univ., Med. Coll., M.D., 1891; post-grad,
course at Bellevue Hosp.. N. Y. City; m. N. Y. City.
Nov. 30, 1S94, Clara M. Feltt; children: Gladys L.. b.
Dec 2 1895- Albert Everett, b. Jan. 2. 1898. In Chile-
an Government Service, 1892, commn'd in Med. Service
of Army with rank as major in Feb., 1907 commn d
capt. Nat. Vol. Emergency Service, U. S. M ed - Q Dep t.
Sp'l research work during six years, 1902-1908, in
life work and history of Napoleon Lecture on same,
with 200 valuable slides. Democrat: Methodist Mem.
Queens Co. Med. Soc, Nassau Co. Med. Soc N. Y. State
Med. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n. Am. Soc Med. Sociolog}.
Dir and organizer of Temple Forum an orgn ot
about 150 young men along Y. M. C. A. 'ties at Rich-
mond Hill L. I Address: 736 Lefferts Av Richmond
Hil'., L. I., N. Y.

FIELD, CORNELIUS J.

Mech. and elec. eng'r; b. Chicago. 111.. Jan 4. 18bJ;
s. Cornelius R. and Sarah E. (Harvey) Field: grad.
Stevens Inst., M.E.. 1886; m. Montreal. Can.. June 7,
18SS, Agnes M. Craven; children: Gertrude C, b. 1SS9,



Edith May, i>. 1891: l.ucie Ethelwynne, b. 1S93. Ass't
eng'r Edison Elec. Light Co., 1886 1887; chief eng'r
Edison United Mf'g Co., lsss-iss;.; -en. mg'r and
chief eng'r Edison Elec. Illuminating Co. of Br.ook-
h ii, bvj L'891; pies, and chief eng'r Field Eng'ring
Co., 1891-1895; eng'r and contractor, 1895-1905- since



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