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children: Margaret, b. April 30, 1894; Caroline, b. June
17, 1897; Irving Norton, b. Nov. 8, 1900. Tutor in math-
ematics at Yale, 1891; ass't prof, mathematics, 1S93;
ass't prof, polit. economy, 1895; prof, economics since
1898. Editor Yale Review, 1896-1910; wrote several
books on mathematics and economics; also a great
deal on health and economics. Mem. Roosevelt's Con-
servation Comm'n, 1909; invented a diet indicator, an
overlapping card index, ana many minor things; pres.
Com. of One Hundred on Nat. Health. Pres. Index
Visible Inc., N. Y. Independent; Congregationalism
Fellow Royal Statist. Soc, A.A.A.S. Recording Sec.
New Haven County Anti-Tuberculosis Ass'n; mem.
Am. Econ. Ass'n., Royal Econ. Ass'n, Am. Mathemat-
ical Soc, Conn. Acad. Arts and Sciences; Am. Acad
Polit. and Soc. Science, Am. Statis. Ass'n, Washington
Acad. Sciences, A'm. Ethnographical Soc, N. E. Free
Trade League, Internat. Free Trade League, Nat. Geog.
Soc, Nat. Ass'n for Study and Prevention of Tubercu-
losis, Am. Ass'n for Study and Prevention of Infant
Mortality. Dir. New Haven County Anti-Tuberculosis
Ass'n. Recreations: Cycling, rowing. Clubs: Cobden
(hon. mem.). Reform (N. Y.), Cosmos (Washington).
Address: 460 Prospect St., New Haven, Conn.

FISHER, LUCIUS GEORGE

Manufacturer; b. Beloit. Wis., Nov. 27, 1843; s. Lucius
George and Caroline S. (Field) Fisher; ed. private and
high sch. of Beloit; m. Chicago, 111., April 20,1870, Kath-
arine Louise Eddy; children: Lucius George, Jr., Alice,
Ethel Field, Kathryn Eddy. Employed Blodgett,
Brown & Co., hardware dealers, N. Y. City; removed to
Chicago and obtained employment with Rock River
Paper Co., and five years later took entire mg'mt; or-
ganized a CO., 1875, to manufacture paper plates; in
ass'n with Frank Davis, of Beloit, 1877, organized a co.
for manufacture of paper pails, and in 1S81 Exhaust
Ventilator Co., with branch in London; sold out, and
became connected with Wheeler & Fisher Co., mf'rs of
paper bags, as mg'r; 'business incorporated, 1875, as
Union Bag & Paper Co., later chosen pres.; organized
N. J. branch. 1899, co. now being one of largest in ex-
istence; resigned as pres. 190S, now chm'n B'd Dirs.
Organized Pressed Prism Plate Glass Co. of Morgan-
town, W. Va. Has large real estate interests in Chi-
cago, and mining interests. Enlisted in 84th N. Y. N.
G., 1863, served through campaign in Shenandoah Val-
ley, promoted color serg't; enlisted in navy, and as-
signed to duty in paymaster's dep't on U. S. S. Wyan-
dank. serving until close of war. Republican; Presiby'n.
Clubs: Washington Park. Union League, Chicago. Chi-
cago Athletic, Tolleston Hunting (Chicago), Union
League. N. Y. Yacht (N. Y. City). Address: Chicago,
111., and Whitehall Bld'g, N. Y. City.

FISHER, NATHANIEL CAMPBELL

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, Sept., 1860; s. Nathaniel a-nd
Mary Ann (Woodruff) Fisher; grad. Y'ale Univ., A.B.,
1881; unmarried. Sec. and treas. Nath'l Fisher & Co.
Mem. Vets. 7th Reg't, N. G. N. Y., New England Soc,
Soc. of Colonial Wars, Pilgrims of U. S., Ass'n for Pro-



tection of Adirondacks, Delta Kappa Epsilon Ass'n (N
Y. City). Clubs: University, Union League, Yale, Hard,
ware, Adirondack League (N. Y. City); Algonquin
(Boston); Graduates (New Haven, Conn.). Residence:
46 E. 52d St. Address: 144-116 Duane St., N. Y. City.

FISK, ARCHIE CAMPBELL

Real estate; b. Steuben Co., N. Y., Oct. IS, 1836; s
Samuel and Margaret (Jack) Fisk; ed. Loraine Co.,
Ohio, 1S42-1S5:;; m. Elvria, O., Dec 22, 1869, Marv E.
Doolittle; children: William D., b. Nov. 27. 1>>70; Sus.e,
b. July 22. 1SSO. In mercantile business 1854-1861.
Elyria, O.. with exception of about 8 months traveling
through Southern States studying system of slavery,
Dec, 1859-Sept., 1860. Resided at Vicksburg, Miss.,
1865-1873; engaged in cotton planting, merchandizing,
publishing newspapers, cotton-seed oil. Traveled ex-
tensively all sections of U. S., Alaska, Can., Mexico. En-
tered Union Army, June, 1861, 2d lieut. 23d O. Inf.; pro-
moted 1st lieut. and capt. and commn'd by Pres. Lin-
coln as ass't adj. -gen. Served on staff of Gen. W. S.
Rosecrans, as ass't provost marshal on staff of Gen.
J. D. Cox as Com. of Subsistence, on staff of Gen. J. A.
J. Lighuburn, Gen. Wm. B. Hazen and Gen. Morgan L.
Smith, as ass't adj. -gen.; assisted in battles of Bull
Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Vicksburg, Colliers-
ville, Missionary Ridge; adj. -gen. 2d Div. 15th Corps,
with Sherman on Atlantic Campaign, participated in
battles in which command was engaged; ordered to
Vicksburg, Miss., as adj. -gen. of Mil. Dist. on staff of
Gen. Morgan L. 'Smith, 1864, remained on duty until
July, 1S65, when mustered out of service. During this
time under flag 'Of truce met numerous Confederate
officers, among them Col. N. G. Watts. Col. H. A. N
Henderson, both ass't Comm'rs of Exchange. During
negotiations the Confederate officers disclosed their
official positions; exacted the release of all Federal
prisoners at Cahaba. Ala., and Andersonville, Ga., as a
condition of compliance with some of requests which
they made. Both gov'ts approved, and Col. H. A. Hen-
derson was app't on behalf of Confederate Gov't, and
Pres. Lincoln app't Col. A. C. Fisk to represent Federal
Gov't. Participated in Reconstruction in Miss.; in
Washington as witness for some time before recon-
struction Congress. Assisted in holding the first elec-
tion under reconstruction act. Delegate-at-large to
Nat. Conv. held in Chicago, 1S68, which nominated Gen.
Grant pres., and by that conv. made mem. Nat. Exec.
Com.; was also chm'n State Exec. Com. for Miss. In
1S73 moved to Denver, Col., was clerk of dist. court,
participated in party convs. ; organized first joint stock
company ever organized to deal in real estate, platted
additions and improved them in many Western States,
also engaged in mining, banking, bld'g railroads and
farming) Instrumental in establishing beet sugar in-
dustry in Colo.; organizing trans-Miss. Congress, also
Pan-Am. Bi-Metallic Ass'n, and was pres. of all these
org'ns. Made many addresses on economic subjects
before Congress and commercial convs. in West, and
has written extensively on finance and economic sub-
jects. Pres. and dir. Am. Real Estate Co.; Federal
Realty Co.; Am. Colonization Corp'n. Mem. G. A. R
Mil. Order Loyal Legion. St. Gregory Hosp. (chm'n B'd
Govs. 2 years). Independent; Mason. Address: Produce
Exchange Annex, N. Y. City.

FISK, ARTHUR LYMAN

Physician; b. St. Paul, Minn.; s. Robert F. and Nar-
cissa P. (Whittemore) Fisk; ed. Williston Sem., East-
hampton, Mass., Yale Univ., Harvard Med. School. M.D.,
18S9; m. Baltimore, Md.. Feb. 14, 1900, Alice B. Carter;
children: Arthur Lyman, Jr., Bernard Carter (de-
ceased), Shirley Carter, 1910. Engaged in practice of
medicine in N. Y. City since graduation. Mem. Am.
Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Acad. Medi-
cine, Mass. Med. Soc, etc. Clubs: Century Ass'n. Uni-
versity, Yale (N. Y. City), Tavern (Boston). Address:
41 W. 50th St., N. Y. City.

FISK, EUGENE LYMAN

Physician and medical dir.: b. Brooklyn. N. Y., Jan.
1. 1S67; s. Samuel Nelson, M.D., A.M., and Marie Louise
(Johnson) Fisk; ed. Trinity Sch.. N. Y. City, and Med.
Dep't, Univ. of N. Y., M.D., with honors. 1S8S; m. Brook-
lyn, 1890, Emma Louise Sweet: children: Ruth Ster-
ling, b. 1898; Marie Louise, b. 1903. Practised medicine
in Brooklyn, and attached to Brooklyn East Dist. Dis-
pensary and Hosp.. until 1891, when became med. ex-
aminer for Equitable Life Assurance Soc, serving in
N. Y. City, Chicago and St. Louis offices until 1S9S.
when resigned and became connected with Med. Dep't
of Provident Savings Life Assurance Soc, of which
was app't ass't med. dir., 1900, and med. dir.. 1903. Med
dir. Postal Life Ins. Co.. 1911; mem. Am. Med. Ass'n,
Nat. Ass'n Prevention of Tuberculosis. A.A.A.S.; fellow
N. Y. Acad, of Medicine. Author: Essays on Ins. and
scientific subjects. Address: 35 Nassau St., N. Y. City,
and Lake Mohegan, N. Y.



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FISK, PLINY

Banker; b. Jersey City, N. J., Aug. 20. 1R60; s. Harvej
and Louisa (Green) Fisk; grad. Princeton, A.B., 1881;
m. Edinburgh, Scotland, July s. 1903, Eleanor Hepburn
Small; children: Eleanor Hepburn, b. 1904; Gwendolyn,
b. 1905; Pliny, Jr.. b. 1908; Wilbur, b. 1910; also by
former marriage, Edith Chapman, I). 1SS4; Dorothy, b.
> sss Mem. Arm of Harvey Fisk & Sons, bankers,
since its org'n in 1885 (now senior mem.); dir. Am.
Exchange Nat. Bank. N. Y. City; Am. Locomotive Co.,
Elec. Securities Corp'n. Hudson Companies (tunnels
under North River), Standard Safe Deposit Co., Bethle-
hem Steel Corp'n. Locomotive Securities Co., Montreal
Locomotive Works, Ltd., Greeley Square Realty Co.,
Newark Meadows Improvement Co., Long Acre Electric
Light & Power Co.. Hudson ,<_ Manhattan R. R. Co.;
mem. Chamber of Commerce. Republican; Presby'n.
M. m. corporation Post-Graduate Hosp. Clubs: Union
League, Metropolitan, University. N. Y. Yacht, Prince-
ton, Larchmont Yacht, Am. Yacht, Motor Boat of
America, Ivy (Princeton), Westchester County. Ma-
nursing Island, Sleepy Hollow Country, Nassau,
Hiding, Rittenhouse (Philadelphia). Automobile of
America. Railroad of N. Y. Residence: Rve, N. Y. Ad-
dress: 62 Cedar St., N. Y. City.

FISKE, AMOS KIDDER

Author, journalist; b. Whitefield, N. H., May 12, 1S42;
s. Henry and Lucinda (Keys) Fiske; prepared for coll.,
Appleton Acad., New Ipswich, N. H. ; grad. Harvard,
A.B., 1S66, A.M., 1869; m. Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 27,
1870. Caroline Child; children: Philip Sidney, b. Sept.
7, 1872; Annette, b. Oct. 13, 1S73; Marguerite, h. Jan.
28, L876. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1S6S; associated with
late George Ticknor Curtis in preparation of Life of
Daniel Webster; contb'r to American Cyclopedia and
The Annual Cyclopedia; ass't editor Boston Daily
Globe. 1S74-1S78; on staff N. Y. Times 22 years; Mail
and Express, 1900-1902; asso. editor N. Y. Journal of
Commerce and Commercial Bulletin since Jan.. 1903.
Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Alumni Ass'n. N. B. Soc. Author
Midnight Talks at the Club, 1S90; Bevond the Bourn.
1891; The Jewish Scriptures. 1896; The Mvths of Israel,
1897: The Story of the Philippines, 1S9S; The West
Indies (in Story of Nations Series). 1899; The Modern
Bank, 1904; The Great Epic of Israel. 1911 Club:
Century. Address: 7 W. 43d St., N. Y. City.

FISKE, ASA SEVERANCE

Clergyman; b. Strongsville, O., Mar. 2, 1833; s. Dav'd
and Laura (Severance) Fiske; grad. Amherst Coll., 1855,
A.M.. 1858 (D.D., Hamilton Coll., 1892); m. Madison,
Conn., 1S60, Elizabeth Worthington Hand; children:
Edward Severance (died 1863), Zoe Worthington, Mrs.
Morton A. Aldrich. Christabel Forsvth. Ordained pas-
tor Plymouth Ch. St. Paul. Minn., 1860; held pastorates
in Rockville, Conn.; Rochester, N. Y. ; San Francisco,
Calif.: Ithaca. N. Y., and Washington, D. C.J since 1904
stated supply Market Sq. Presby'n Church, Harris-
burg, Pa., 1st Presby'n Ch., Niagara Falls, N. Y., North
Presby'n Ch., Geneva, N. Y 1st Presby'n Ch., Warsaw,
N. Y. Cong'l minister until 1S70; since then Preslby'n:
moderator Synod of N. Y., 1S92. Served as chaplain
during Civil War; in charge refugees and abandoned
lands in dists. of Memphis and Natchez, under special
detail by Gen. Grant, 1S63-1S65. Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc,
Nat. Soc. for Religious Ed'n. G. A. R. (chaplain Calif,
and N. Y.), Loyal Legion, Alpha Delta Phi. Repub-
lican. Author: Reason and Faith, 1900; Ruth, 1900;
also many sermons and addresses and articles in secu-
lar and religious papers. Recreations: Camping,
hunting, fishing, etc. Cluto: Columbia Golf (Washing-
ton, D. C), Country (Ithaca). Address: Ithaca, N. Y.

FISKE, BRADLEY ALLEN

Rear Adm'l U. S. N.; b. Lyons, N. T., June 13. 1854;
s. Rev. William Allen and Susan (Bradley) Fiske;
grad. U. S. Naval Acad., 1S74: m. N. Y. City, 1882,
Josephine Harper; one d. Caroline Harper. Ensign,
July 17, 1875; master, Felb. 2, 1881; Lieut, (junior
grade), Mar. 3, 1883; lieut. Jan. 26, 1887; lieut -comd'r,
Mar. 3, 1S99; comd'r. Mar. 6, 1904; capt. Aug. 2S, 1907;
rear adm'l. Aug., 1911. Has served on various sta-
tions on 'board Saratoga, Constellation, Pensacola,
Plymouth, Powhatan, Minnesota, Brooklyn, Atlanta,
Yorktown, Petrel, Monadnock, Massachusetts, etc.;
was attached to the Baltimore during the incident In
Valparaiso, and with Admiral Benham on the San
Francisco in the harbor of Rio Janeiro in 1894, when
the vessel cleared for action and enforced neutral
rights; was navigating officer of Petrel at battle of
Manila Bay, and reported for "eminent and con-
spicuous conduct in battle" iby the captain; navigator
of monitor Monadnock during 4 months following out-
break of Filipino insurrection; took part in bombard-
ment of Paranque and Malatbon; as exec, officer or
Yorktown, took part in the bombardment of San Fer-
nandino, Aug., 1!S9; was attached to Bureau of Ord-



nance, 1903-1906; comd'g U. S. Flag hip Minneapolis,

1908-1907 barge Navy Recruiting Station. N. \.

City, 19O7-190S; comd'g U. S. S. Tennessee, L908-191O.
u dcd 5th. 3rd and 1st Divs. Atlantic Fleet, Oct.
1911-Jan. 1913; at present, Aid for Operations of the
Fleet, Navy Dep't. Has given great attention to the
study of electricity; mem. Internat. Elec. Com. at
Philadelphia, 1884; while attached to Bureau of Ord-
nance, 1896, invented an improvement in the Ward-
Leonard system for turning turrets, which lias been
installed in all battleships constructed since that time;
in 1898, Invented system of steering torpedoes by
Hertzian waves; in isnfi. Invent..! solenoid whistle
n" used in all our large warships; in 1900, a com-
bined range finder and turret; in 1901, a naval tele-
scope an. I mount. His most important invention is
the naval telescope sight, now adopted in all the
navies in the world. Also invented the stadimeter,
which has been placed in general use; in 1893, re-
ceived the Elliott Cresson gold medal from Franklin
Inst.; also gold medal for prize essay from U. S. Naval
Inst., 1905. Author: Electricity in Theory and Prac-
tice, 1882; War-Time in Manila, 1913; U. S. Naval
Inst., 1912-1913. Address: Navy Department, Wash-
ington, D. C.

FISKE, FRANKLIN

Osteopathic physician; b. Lincoln, 111., Feb. 23, 1879;
s. Col. Franklin and Ellen Margaret (Wakefield)
Fiske; ed. Lincoln Univ., Lincoln, 111., A.B. (head prize
for excellence during classical course of four years);
Am. Sch. of Osteopathy, Dr. of Osteopathy, 1904; post-
grad. 1907; m. McDonough Co., 111., April 14, 1909,
Ethlyn Marie Mollvaine. In practice Portage, Wis.,
1904-1907; prof, osteopathic diagnosis and technique.
Am. Sch. of Osteopathy, 1907-1909; in practice N. Y.
City since 1909. Mem. Am. Osteopathic Ass'n, N. Y.
State Osteopathic Ass'n, N. Y. City Osteopathic Ass'n;
32 Mason, Knight Templar and Shriner. Club: Atlas.
Residence: 445 Riverside Drive. Address: 1 W. 34th
St., N. Y. City.

FISKE, HALEY

Insurance official; b. New Brunswick, N. J., Mar. 18,
1852; s. William Henry and Sarah A. Fiske; grad.
Rutgers Coll., 1S71; m. N. Y. City, April 27, 1887,
Marione Cowles Cushman; children: Helen, Archibald
F. C, Marione Virginia, Haley, Katherine, Margaret
Lois. After graduation was engaged in journalism,
which later abandoned for the law; studied in office
of Arnoux, Ritch & Woodford, later becoming a part-
ner; appeared in many important cases, until elected

1891, v.-p. of the Met. Life Ins. Co., of which had
been special counsel. Dir. Met. Life Ins. Co., Met.
Trust Co., Metropolitan Bank, Internat. Banking
Corp'n. Mem. Ass'n Bar, City of N. Y., Chamlber of
Commerce. Clubs: Metropolitan, Manhattan, St. Elmo,
Grolier ON. Y. City), Cavendish (London, Eng.), Som-
erset Hills Country, and Bernardsville (Bernards-
ville, N. J.). Residence: 76th St. and Riverside Drive.
Address: 1 Madison Ave., N. Y. City.

FISKE, HARRISON GREY

Theatrical mg'r; b. Harrison, Westchester Co., N.
Y., July 30, 1S61; s. Lyman and Jane Maria (Durfee)
Fiske; ed. private schools in N. Y. City, and Univ. of
City of N. Y.j m. Larchmont, N. Y., Mar. 19, 1900.
Mary Augusta Davey (Minnie Maddern), mg'r. Mrs.
Fiske and other companies, pres. Nat. Humane Al-
liance. Mem. Sons of Revolution, Am. Acad. Polit.
and Social Science, Zeta Psi fraternity. Clubs: Am.
Dramatists, N. Y. Athletic, Lotos, Manhattan, Players,
Knollwood Country. Address: 12 W. 40th St., N. Y.
City.

FISKE, JAMES PORTER

Surgeon; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 22, 1866; s. Thomas
Scott and Clara (Pitman) Fiske; grad. Coll. Phys.
and Surg., Columbia Univ., M.D., 1891; m. AUbany, N.
Y., June 14, 1906, Amy Treadwell. Practising in N. Y.
City from 1S91; specialty surgery, and particularly
correction of deformities and errors of development;
author of papers on the deformities of children. Pres.
Guild for Crippled Children of City of N. Y.; one of
founders and attending surgeon of Free Sch. for
Crippled Children; charter mem. W. H. Davis Sch. for
Crippled Children; lecturer on surgery N. Y. Post-
Grad. Med. Sch.; orthopedic surgeon Roosevelt Hosp.,
1893-1901; ass't surgeon and lecturer on surgery,
Med. Dep't Cornell Univ., 1901-1903; obstetric sur-
geon Church Hosp., attending surgeon St. Elizabeth's
Hosp. since 1893; ass't surgeon, Bellevue Hosp., 1899-
1900; orthopedic surgeon, N. Y. Hosp. since 1904. Was
surgeon Charitv Hosp. and N. Y. Maternity Hosp 1891-

1892. Mem. Am. Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Soc,
Med. Ass'n Greater City of N. Y N. Y. Countv Med.
Soc; fellow N. Y. Acad. Medicine. Clubs: Columibla
Univ., City. Address: Morgan. Harjes & Co., Paris,
France.



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FISKE, MINNIE MADDERN

Actress; b. New Orleans (:Mary Augusta Daveyj,
1866; d. Thomas W. and Elizabeth (Maddern) Davey;
m. Larchmont, N. Y., March 19, 1900, Harrison Grey
Flske. Was early Introduced to stage, playing a
child's part at age of three; at twelve was taking
leading rSles, and at fifteen -began career as a star,
assuming- name of Minnie Maddern. During the years
1889-1893, she temporarily retired from stage and
devoted herself to study; has since starred in various
plays under her husband's mg'mt, playing In The
New York Idea, and later in Salvation Nell. Address:
12 W. 40th St., N. Y. City.

FISKE, STEPHEN

Author, dramatist, journalist; b. New Brunswick,
N. J., Nov. 22, 1840; ed. Rutgers Coll., class of 1862;
admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1864. Became editorial writer
and sp'l correspondent N. Y. Herald; accompanied Jap-
anese princes, Prince of Wales (late Edward VII) and
Pres. Lincoln on tour; telegraphed the Bible from
Niagara Falls to hold the wire; war correspondent,
1861; dramatic critic N. Y. Herald, 1862-1866. Went to
Engiland, 1866. in Henrietta yacht race; with Garibaldi
at Rome; m-g'r St. James's Theatre, and Royal Eng-
lish Opera Co., in London, and Fifth Av. Theatre, N.
Y. City; introduced Mme. Modjeska and Mary Ander-
son. Founder N. Y. Dramatic Mirror; originator Ac-
tors' Fund. Now dramatic editor The Field, Illus-
trated. Author, plays: Corporal Cartouche; Martin
Chuzzlewit, My Noble Son-ln-Law, Robert Rabagas.
Books: English Photographs; Holiday Tales; Offhand
Portraits of Prominent New Yorkers, etc. Clubs:
Lotos, Press, Dramatists, Rutgers (N. Y City); Sav-
age, Scribblers (London). Address: 151 W. 93d St.,
N. Y, City.

FISKE, THOMAS SCOTT

Mathematician, educator; lb. N. Y. City, May 12, 1865;
s. Thomas Scott and Clara (Pittman) Fiske; A.B.,
Columbia Univ., 1885, A.M., 1886, Ph.D. 1888; m. Feb.
1, 1913, Natalie Page, of N. Y. City. Fellow and ass't
In mathematics, Columbia Univ., 1885-1888; tutor in
mathematics, 1888-1891; instr. in mathematics, 1891-
1894; adjunct prof, of mathematics, 1894-1897; prof,
of mathematics, since 1897. Acting Dean of Barnard
Coll., 1899; sec. Coll. Entrance Examination B'd since
1902; chm'n of Com. on instruction, Columbia Univ.
Faculty of Pure Science, since 1910. Member and one
of founders of Am. Mathematical Soc. (Sec. and treas.,
1888-1891; sec, 1891-1895; v.-p. 1888-1901; pres., 1902-
1904); fellow A.A.A.S., member Ass'n of Teachers of
Mathematics of Middle States and Mi, (pres., 1905-
1906); first chm'n, 1906-1907, of Council of Am. Fed-
eration of Teachers of Mathematics and the Natural
Sciences; chm'n Com. on Mathematical Examinations
in America, Internat. Comm'n on Teaching of Mathe-
matics, 1911; examiner in Mathematics, N. Y. State
Ed'n Dep't, 1909-1911; mem. London Mathematical Soc,
Circolo Matematico di Palermo, mem. Phi Beta Kappa
and Sigma Xi Societies. Editor: Bulletin of the
American Mathematical Society, 1891-1899; Transac-
tions of the American Mathematical Society, 1900-
1905. Author: Theory of Functions of a Complex
Variable (New York, John Wiley & Sons), 1906; also
of mathematical and edn'l contributions to Am. and
foreign scientific journals and -periodicals. Club:
Columbia University. Address: Columbia Univ.,
N. Y. City.

FISKE, WILLIAM MEAD LINDSLEY

Banker; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., June 12, 1879; s. W. M.
L. and Julia P. (Sage) Fiske; ed. Poly. Inst., Brooklyn;
Columbia Univ., A.B., class 1900; m. Chicago, June 30,
1900 Beulah R. Worden; children: Beulah S., b. 1907;
W. L. M. Fiske, 3d, b. 1911. Mem. firm William A.
Read & Co., bankers; consul for Peru in Chicago.
V.-p. and dir. Victor Chemical Co. Clubs: Chicago,
Univ. of Chicago, Onwentsia, Mid-Day, Columbia Univ.
(N. Y. CUy). Residence: Winnetka, 111. Address:
234 S. La Salle St., Chicago, 111.

FITCH, ASHBEL PARMELEE

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Nov. 17, 1876; s. Ashbel P.
and Elizabeth A. (Cross) Fitch: ed. public schs;
Berkeley Sch., 1892-1894, grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1898;
N. Y. Law Sch., 1900; m. Port Chester, N. Y., Oct., 1903,
Josephine H. Smith; one son, Ashbel, Jr., b. July 23,
1904. Dir. Trust Co. of America. Democrat; Congre-
gationalism Mem. Squadron A., N. G., N. Y., 1899-1904;
Alpha Delta Phi, Arion Soc, New England Soc, N. Y.
Hist. Soc, Mayflower Descendants, Sons of the Revo-
lution. Clubs: University, Manhattan, N. Y. Athletic,
Yale. Residence: 893 Park Av. Address: 32 Nassau
St., N. Y. City.

FITCH, CHARLES ELLIOTT

Lawyer, journalist, educator; b. Syracuse, N. Y., Dec
3, 1835; s. Thomas Brockway and Ursula Ann (El-



liott) Fitch; grad. Williams Coll., A.B., 1855; Albany
Law Sch. (Union Univ.), LL.B., 1857; A.M., Syracuse
Univ., 1875; L.H.D., Hamilton Coll., 1895; m. Syracuse,
July 21, 1870, Louise Lawrence Smith; children: Law-
rence Bradford, b. June 20, 1871 (Williams, A.B., 1892);
Elizabeth Le Baron (wife Rev. Wallace H. Watts).
Practised law, Syracuse, N. Y., and North Carolina,
1857-1866; editor Syracuse Standard, 1866-1873; editor-
in-chief Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, 1873-1890;
editorial writer Rochester Post-Express, 1896-1898;
contrb'r Harper's Weekly, N. Y. Times, Syracuse Her-
ald, and other journals and magazines. Clerk prov-
ost court dep't of N. Carolina, 1864-1865; supervisor
Federal census (N. Y.), 1880; Regent Univ. State of
N. Y. 1877-1904; collector internal revenue, Western
N. Y., 1890-1894; delegate Nat. Republican Conv., 1876;
chm'n N. Y. Rep. State Conv., 1888. Sec. N. Y. Consti-
tutional Conv., 1894. Dir. Mechanics Savings Bank,
Rochester, 1878-1898. State lecturer Dep't Public In-
struction, 1895-1904; chief Records Div State Ed'n
Dep't, 1904-1906; chief Sch. Libraries Dlv., idem, 1906-
1912. Republican. Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Am. Hist.
Ass'n, N. Y., Hist. Soc, pres. Rochester Hist. Soc,
1892-1893; Sigma Phi fraternity. Phi Beta Kappa Soc.
Author: The Public School System, History of Com-
mon School Education in New York from 1633 to 1904
(published by Dep't of Public Instr'n), and several
articles in cyclopedias. Editor: "Political New York
from Cleveland to Hughes." Author numerous liter-
ary, patriotic, edn'l, commemorative and political ad-
dresses, many of which have been published. Clubs:
Whist, Fortnightly, Browning (Rochester). Address:
Loomis Hill Farm, Syracuse, N. Y.

FITCH, FRANK S.

Clergyman; b. Geneva, O., s. Martin L. and Eliza
(Coleman) Fitch; grad. Oberlin Coll., A.B., 1870; D.D.
(hon.), 1894; Yale Divinity Sch., B.D., 1873; m. Geneva,
O., May 23, 1872, Anna E. Haskell; children: Anna H.,
ib. Feb. 27, 1873; Florence M., b. Feb. 17th, 1875. Pas-
tor at Stratford, Conn.. 1873-1878; Cincinnati, O., 1878-
1882; 1st Cong'l Ch., Buffalo, N. Y., since 1882. Re-
publican; Congregationalism Formerly moderator N.
Y. State Ass'n (ass't moderator, Nat. Council); pres.
Buffalo Ministers' Ass'n, trustee Oberlin Coll., cor-
porate mem. Am. B'd of Comm'rs for Foreign Missions.
Address: 45 Lexington Av., Buffalo, N. Y.

FITCH, JOSEPH

Lawyer and city magistrate; b. Flushing, Queens



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