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Co., N. Y., Aug. 27, 1857; s. Joseph and Avis Jenkinp
(Leggett) Fitch; grad. Swathmore Coll., A.B., (Phi
Beta Kappa), 1879: studied at Columbia Law Sch., but
took no degree; m. Yonkers, N. Y., Sept. 29, 1886, An-
nie Loraine Rose; children: Avis Loraine, b. Jan. 12,
1890; Dorothea, b. Sept. 13, 1891. Admitted to N. Y.
Bar, 1882; mem. State Assembly for Queens Co., 1st.
Dist., 1886-1887; B'd of Ed'n, Flushing, 1893-1898; com-
m'r water supply, Borough of Queens, 1898; ass't dist.
att'y, Queens Co., during 1905; appt'd city magistrate.
1908. Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. Queens Co. and
N. Y. State Bar Ass'ns. Residence: 118 Amitv St.,
Flushing, N. Y.

FITCH, LITTLETON HOLMES

Lawyer, insurance official; b. N. Y. City, April 21,
1883; s. Ashbel P. and Elizabeth A. (Cross) Fitch;
grad. St. Paul's Sch., Concord, N. H, 1901; Yale Coll.,
A.B., 1906; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1908; m. Brooklyn,
N. Y., Jan. 7, 1911, Gertrude Sullivan; one son: Little-
ton Holmes, Jr., b. May 26, 1912. Engaged in practise
of law since admission to bar, 1908; with legal dep't
of Johnson & Higgins, N. Y. City. Mem. Co. I., 7th
Reg't, 1906-1909; Co. L, 1909-1912; honorably dis-
charged. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Rec-
reations: Tennis, golf. Clubs: Yale, Graduates (New
Haven), West Side Tennis, Dwight (N. Y. Law Sch.).
Residence: 61 Pierrepont St., Brooklyn. Address: 49
Wall St., N. Y. City.

FITCH, THEODORE

Lawyer; b. Franklin, Delaware Co., N. Y., March
30, 1844; s. Rev. Silas and Mary Amanda (White)
Fitch; grad. Yale, A.B., 1804, A.M., lst;S; m. New
Haven, Conn., Feb. 4, 1869, Catherine Hawley Coe;
children: -Mary Goodrich (Mrs. Robert Lea Beer), b.
Nov. 19, 1873, Frances Hawley (Mrs. Myron Sidnev
Crissy), b. Oct. 2, 1SS0. Studied law in office of Judge
William Murray, Delhi, N. Y. ; admitted to bar at
Binghamton, N. Y., May, 1867; removed to Yonkers,
N. Y., Oct., 1867, and commenced practising law; city
att'y Yonkers, 1876-1SS3; practised law in N. Y. City,
1883-1912. Past gov. N. Y. Soc, Order Founders and
Patriots of America (now registrar gen. of the order);
mem. Empire State Soc, S. A. R.; trustee and mem.
Exec Com., Hudson-Fulton Celebration Comm'n; v.-p.
Am. Flag Ass'n; class agent Yale Alumni Univ. Fund
Ass'n; mem. Am. Bar Ass'n and N. Y. County Bar
Ass'n. Address: Yonkers, N. Y.



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FITCH, WILLIAM EDWARD

Physician and surgeon, medical editor, historian; b.
Burlington, N. C, May 29; 1867; s. Col. William James
and Mary Elizabeth (Kinsi Fitch; Itli g.-grandson
Thomas Fitch, Gov. of Conn., 1754-1756, and Hannah
Miles Hall; 5th g.-grandson. Rev. Gurdon Saltonsall,
Gov. Colony of Conn., 1707-1727, and Elizabeth Ros-
well; 6th g.-grandson John Haynes, first Gov. Colony
of Mass., 1633-1635. Gov. Colony of Conn., 1636-1639,
and his wife, Mabel llorlackenden. Literary ed'n
schs. of N. C and Med. Dep't of Univ. of N. Y.; grad.
Coll. Phys. and Surg., Baltimore, Mil., M.D., 1891; m.
Oct. 5, 1892, .Minnie Crump, of Jerusalem, N. C.J chil-
dren; Lucille, b. Aug. S, 1893; Elizabeth, b. Aug. 4,
1S95; William Edward b. Sept. 1, 1901. Practising
physician; specialty, diseases of women. First lieut.
Med. Reserve Corps, U. S. A.; acting ass't surg. Public
Health and Marine Hosp. Service during Spanish-
Am. War; maj. and surg. Nat. Vol. Emergency Ser-
vice. Mem. Hudson-Fulton Celebration Comm'n, 1909-
1910. Editor Pediatrics, and pres. and treas. of Pedia-
tric Publishing Co. Author: Some Neglected History
of North Carolina, History of the Battle of Alamance,
the First Battle of the American Revolution. Demo-
crat; Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Med. Editors' Ass'n,
Washington Heights Med. Soc, Med. Ass'n of Greater
City of N. Y., N. Y. Soc. of Colonial Wars, Conn. Soc.
of the Cincinnati, Washington's Continental Guard,
Empire State Soc, S. A. R., N. Y. Soc. Founders and
Patriots of America. Address: 355 W. 145th St.,
N. Y. City.

FITCH, WINCHESTER

Lawyer; b. 1867; s. Edward Hubbard and Alta
I. Winchester) Fitch; grad. Cornell, B.L., 18S8; m. 1897,
Florence Lynette Hopper; children: Alta, Katherine,
Dorothy, George Hopper. Ass't to Hon. Charles Dick,
sec. Rep. Nat. Com. at Chicago, 1S96; mem. Hudson-
Fulton Celebration Comm'n, 1905-1909. Republican;
Episcopilian. Mem. Municipal Art Soc. of N. Y.; reg-
istrar N. Y. Geneal. and Biol. Soc; mem. Soc. May-
flower Descendants, Soc. of Am. Wars, Soc. of Colonial
Wars, N. Y. Soc. Order of Founders and Patriots;
Delta Kappa Epsilon Ass'n; N. Y. Hist. Soc, Ohio Soc
of N. Y., N. Y. Scenic and Historic Preservation Soc.
Clubs: Country of Westchester, Nat. Arts. Barnard,
Church, Country of New Canaan (Conn.), Bedford Golf
and Tennis, Cornell Univ. (N. T.), Union. University,
Rowfant (Cleveland). Residences: 960 Park Av., N.
Y. City; New Canaan, Conn., and Madison, Lake
County, Ohio.

FITE, WILLIAM BENJAMIN

Educator; b. Marion, O., 1S69; s. Lemuel and Louisa
(Smiley) Fite; grad. Cornell Univ., Ph.B., 1S92: Ph.D.,
1901; m. Bay City, Mich., 1901, Mathilde Hine. Teacher
of Mathematics, Mich. Mil. Acad., 1892-1S98; instr.
Cornell Univ., 1901-1905: ass't prof.. 1905-1910; prof,
mathematics, Columbia Univ.. since 1910. Independent.
Mem. Am. Math. Soc, Sigma Xi. and Delta Tau Delta
fraternity. Address: Columbia Univ., N. Y. City.

FITZGERALD, F. J. C.

Physician: b. London, Ontario, 1874; s. Judge Will-
iam Weir Fitzgerald, K.C., and Sarah Comfort Fitz-
gerald; ed. (London Collegiate Inst., Western (London)
Univ., and Western Univ. Med. Coll.; m. Hattie S.
Grimm. Ass't surgeon N. Y. Eye and Ear Infirmary;
consulting surgeon Eastern Long Island Hosp. Mem.
Coll. Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, N. Y. Co.
Med. Soc Clubs: Canadian (1st v.-p.). Address: 39
E. 27th St., N. Y. City.

FITZGERALD, JAMES

Former Supreme Court Judge; b. Ireland. Oct. 28,
1851; s. James and Delia Fitzgerald; ed. Jesuits' Sem.,
Limerick; N. Y. Citv public schools. Cooper Union, Co-
lumbia College Law Sch.; m. N. T. City, 1884, Ann
Tynan: children: Mary, James. Mem. State Assembly,
1878; State Senator, 1S82-1S83; ass't dlst. att'y. N. Y.
City, 1SS4-18S9; judge Court General Sessions, 1890-
1898; justice Supreme Court, N. Y. State. 1898-1912.
Democrat. Catholic. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.
(hon.), Vet. Corps. 69th Reg't, N. G. N. Y., Knights of
Columbus. N. Y. Hist. Soc, Friendly Sons of St. Pat-
rick. Clubs: Manhattan, Democratic, Arkwright, Cath-
olic, Reform. Address: 140 E. 79th St., N. Y. City.

FITZGERALD, JOHN C.

State senator; b. ft. Y. City. Elected mem. Assem-
bly, 1911; exec. mem. Tammany Hall; elected State
senator, 1912, and appt'd mem. Com. on Finance, Cities,
Labor and Industries, and Insurance. Address: Sen-
ate Chambers, Albany. N. Y.

FITZGERALD, JOHN FRANCIS

Mayor of 'Boston, Mass.; b. Boston, Feb. 11,1863; ed.
Boston public schs., Boston Latin Sch., Harvard Med.
Sch.; m. S. Acton, Mass., Mary Josephine Hannan:



children: Rose E., M. Agnes, Thomas A., John F., Jr.,
Eunice, Frederick H. Publisher The Republic (week-
ly); mem. Boston Common Council, 1892; Mass. State
Senate, 1893-1894; 54th, 58th and 50th Congresses;
Mayor of Boston, 1906-1907; re-elected 1910, for 4-year
term. Address: 39 Welles Av., Dorchester, Mass.

FITZGERALD, JOHN JOSEPH

Lawyer, mem. Congress; b. Brooklyn, Mar. 10, 1872;
s. Patrick 1". and Catherine (McMahon) Fitzgerald; ed.
Sacred Heart Acad., Westchester, iN. Y., Manhattan
Coll., B.A., and A.M.; N. Y. Law Sch. (LL.B., cum laude
from regents State of N. Y.); m. (N. Y. City, Jan. 29,
1901, Kathleen L. Ferris; children: Justin, b. 1902;
John, b. 1903; Kathleen, b. 1904; Paul, b. 1905. Elected
to 56th and 57th Congresses from 2d N. Y. Dist., and
to SSth, 59th, 60th, 01st 62d and 63rd Congresses from
7th N. Y. Dist. Dir. People's Home Realty Co. Demo-
crat; Catholic. Mem. St. Patrick's Soc, Roman Catho-
lic Orphan Asylum Soc, Manhattan Coll. Alumni Ass'n.
Brooklyn Lodge, No. 22 B. [P. iO. Elks; Brooklyn Co.
No. 60, Knights of Columbus (charter mem. and past
grand knight); Catholic Young Men's Diocesan Union
of Brooklyn. Clubs: Brooklyn, Montauk, Kings Co.,
Third Ward Young Men's (Democratic Residence: 41S
Pacific St., Brooklyn. Address: 215 Montague St.,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

FITZPATRICK, FREDERICK F.

Manufacturer; b. Peterboro, Ont., June 9,1866; mar-
ried; three children. Pres. and dir. R'y Steel Spring
Co.; dir. U. IS. Life Ins. Co., Emigrant Industrial Sav-
ings Bank, Larchmont Nat. Bank, Larchmont Water
Co., Chicago Cleveland Car Roofing Co. Recreation:
Golf. Clubs: Apawamis, Larchmont Yacht, Sleepy
Hollow, Railroad. Residence: Larchmont, N. Y. Ad-
dress: 30 Church St., N. Y. City.

FITZPATRICK, MALLICK J.

Clergyman; b. Ulster Co., N. Y., 1857; s. Edward
and Mary (Whalen) Fitzpatrlck; ed. public schs., High
Falls, Ulster Co. and New Paltz Acad.; grad. St.
John's Coll., Fordham, N. Y., 1888; theol. studies at
St. Joseph's Sem., Troy N. Y. Ordained to priesthood
1892; assigned as ass't priest to Rev. Dr. Burtsell,
Rondout, N. Y., 1892; remained in Rondout four and a
half years; appt'd first ass't priest to Rev. James J.
Dougherty, rector of Mission of Immaculate Virgin,
N. Y., 1896; upon death of Father Dougherty, appt'd
by Cardinal Farley, rector of Mission and Its branches
Mt. Loretto, S. I., N. Y. City, and St. Benedict's Home,
Rye. N. Y. Address: 375 Lafayette St., N. Y. City.

FLAESCH, CHARLES CORNELIUS

Lawyer; b. Washington, D. C, Oct. 17 1876; s.
Charles E. Flaesch; grad. Schenevus High Sch., 1892,
Albany Law Sch. (class orator), 1898; m., 1st, Schene-
vus, June 14, 1S98, Leila Amanda Preston (deceased);
2nd, (Newboro, Ontario, Aug. 7. 1911, Martha Belle
Scott; one son: Charles C, Jr. (by first wife). Ad-
mitted to bar. July 6, 1898, and has since practised at
Unadilla, N. Y. ; has had large practise in negligence
cases, of which has made a specialty; has been att'y
for village and town of Unadilla; pres. B'd of Ed'n.
Unadilla High Sch., 1904-1913; unsuccessful candidate
for state senator. 37th dist., in 1912; appt'd State In-
dustrial Comm'r by Gov. Sulzer, May 17, 1913; reappt'd
June 23, 1913, for term expiring (Dec 1, 1916. confirmed
by Senate, June 25. 1913. Democrat. Mem. Masonic
order 32, Norwich Commanders K. T.. Mvstic Shrine,
Binghamton Consistory. Address: Unadilla. N. Y.

FLAGG, ERNEST

Architect; b. Brooklyn, 1857; s. Rev. Jared Bradley
Flagg; m. Margaret E. Bonnell. Architect of St.
Luke's Hosp., Morningside Heights, N. Y. City; Cor-
coran Gallery of Art. Washington; Naval Acad, at
Annapolis; Scribner Bld'g, Fifth Av., N. Y.; Singer
Bld'g, Broadway and Liberty St., N. Y. City, and many
others. Address: 109 Broad St., N. Y. City.

FLAGG, JAMES MONTGOMERY

Artist, author; b. Pelham Manor, N. Y., June 18, 1S77;
s. E'.isha and Anna Elida (Coburn) Flagg; ed. public
schools, Dr. Chapin's Sch., Art Students' League, Her-
komer's Art Sch., Bushey, Eng., and under Victor
Marec in Paris; m. St. Louis, Feb. 22, 1899, Nellie Mc-
cormick. Painter of portraits in oils and water col-
ors; also magazine illustrator since 1890, when began
with St. Nicholas Magazine; also since 1892 with Life
and Judge; has also done much illustrating for the
Harper, Scribner and other leading periodicals. Ex-
hibited paintings at Paris Salon. Nat. Acad. Design,
and New York Water Color Club. Author: Yankee
Girls Abroad: Tomfoolery; "If," A Guide to Bad Man-
ners; Why They Married: All in the Same Boat; The
Adventures of Kittv Cobb. Address: 33 W. 67th St.,
N. Y. City.



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FLAGLER, JOHN HALDANE

Capitalist; b. Coldspring, N. T.; s. Harvey K. and
Sarah J. (Haldane) Flagler; ed. Patterson (N. Y.) Acad.
Interested as officer or dir. in many corporations, in-
cluding: Nat. Tube Co.. Am. Union Life Ins. Co., Nat.
Bank of N. America, Assurance Co. of America, Crocker,
Wheeler Elec. Co., Hegeman & Co., etc. Mem. S.
A. R., Chamber of Commerce, Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs,
Am. Museum of Natural History, Met. Museum of Art,
Iron & Steel Inst., London. Clubs: Lotos, N. Y. Yacht,
Am. Yacht, Larchmont Yacht, Lawyers, Automobile
of America (N. Y. City); Duquesne (Pittsburgh).
Residence: 15 Park Av. Address: 200 Broadway, N. Y.
City.

FLAHERTY, FREDERICK

Surgeon; b. Chittenango, N. Y., April 21, 1873; s.
P. J. and Harriet (Vosburg) Flaherty; ed. Syracuse
Univ., 1891-1892; Coll. Med., Syracuse, '1893-1896, M.D.,
1896; house physician St. Joseph's Hosp., Syracuse,
1897; studied in Berlin, Germany. 1898; m. Syracuse,
N. Y., Jan. 4, 1898, Kate Luddington- children: Helen,
b. 1S99; Elizabeth, b. 1902; Harriet. :b. 1903; Frederick,
Jr., b. 1908. Physician and surgeon at Syracuse since
189S; surgeon to St. Joseph's Hosp., Prof. Clinical Sur-
gery, Coll. of Medicine, Syracuse Univ., surgeon to
Syracuse Free Dispensary. Spent one year in travel
and study in Berlin, Paris and London. Republican.
Mem. Syracuse Acad, of Medicine, Onondaga Co. Med.
Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc Am. Med. Ass'n. Beta Theta
Pi fraternity, Nu Sigma Nu Med. fraternity, Masonic
lodge. Clubs: Citizen, Automobile (Syracuse). Ad-
dress: 410 Fayette Park, Syracuse, N. Y.

FLANAGAN, DEWITT CLINTON

Capitalist; b. N. Y. City, Dec. 28, 1870; s. James
Flanagan, founder and conductor of leading brewery
business in N. Y. City, and Sarah Jane (Ormsby) Flan-
agan; g.-g. s. Christopher Flanagan, who came from
Dublin, Ireland, Just before Revolutionary War, served
on privateer during struggle for Independence, and
after war built up large book business; g. s. Judge
James Flanagan, long close friend of Gov. DeWitt
Clinton; ed. Collison Sch., Columbia Coll., where took
3 years' course in applied science. Eventually suc-
ceeded to mg"nt of extensive brewery business of
Flanagan, Nay & Co., which father had built up; iden-
tified with important commercial and financial inter-
ests in N. Y. City. Elected as Democrat from 4th N. J.
Dist. and served in 57th Congress, 1900, but defeated
for re-election, 1902, in a new dist. so apportioned as
to 'be overwhelmingly Republican. Took active part in
enlisting Southern support for Judge Alton B. Parker
in securing him Democratic nomination for Presi-
dency. In 1899 obtained charter from Commonwealth
of Mass. to construct and operate a ship canal across
Cape Cod Peninsula, and after preliminary work had
been accomplished, enlisted financial support of promi-
nent Boston and New York capitalists, and the canal,
8 miles long, 100 feet wide and 25 feet deep at mean
low water, is rapidly approaching completion, and
will doubtless greatly develop the commerce between
the two cities. Address: Hampton Farms, New Ham-
burg, N. Y.

FLANAGAN, JOHN

Sculptor; b. Newark, N. J.; studied under Augustus
St. Gaudens (N. Y.), and Henry Chapu and Alexandre
Falguiere. Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris. Awarded sil-
ver medals Paris Exp'n, 1900, Pan-Am. Exp'n, Buffalo,
1901, La. Purchase Exp'n, 1904; represented in French
Nat. Collection of Living Artists, Luxembourg Muse-
um. Paris. Among his more notable works are bronze
high relief. Public Library, Newark, N. J.; Monu-
mental Clock, Congressional Library, Washington,
D. O ; statue of Joseph Henry and decorative groups
for St. Louis Exp'n; marble relief "Aphrodite" in
Knickerbocker Hotel, N. Y. City; memorial relief in
Smithsonian Inst'n of Prof. S. P. Langley; 4 granite
panels for Chicago City Hall, etc.. etc. Mem. Art Stu-
dents' League. Club: N. Y. Athletic. Residence: 23
N. 7th St., Newark, N. J. Address: 1931 Broadway,
N. Y. City.

FLATTO, ISAAC TOWNSEND

Lawver; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 1, 1SS0; ed. in the pub-
lic schools of N. Y. City, Coll. City of N. Y.; grad.
N. Y. Univ. Law Sch., LLB., 1902; formerly connected
with Dep't of Finance, N. Y. City; specialist in con-
demnation proceedings. Democrat. Mason, Elk. Mem.
N. Y. Countv Lawyers Ass'n. Residence: 170 E. 95th
St. Address: 261 Broadway, N. Y. City.

FLEISCHMANN, SIMON

Lawyer; b. Iowa City, Iowa, Sept. 11, 1859; s. Eman-
uel and Eliza (Dessauer) Fleischmann; grad. Central
High Sch., Buffalo, 1879; m. Rnffalo, June 29. 1908,
Laura G. Justice. Studied law in office of Grover



Cleveland and Wilson S. Bissell; admitted to Erie
County Bar, Oct., 1882. Former trustee and pres. Erie
County Bar Ass'n; mem. Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State
Bar Ass'n. Independent Republican; supervisor of
Buffalo 1898-1899, councilman (city at large), 1900-
1903; pres. B'd of Councilmen, of Buffalo, 1902-1903.
Residence: 190 Edward St. Address: 603 D. S. Morgan
Bld'g. Buffalo, N. Y.

FLEITMANN, FREDERICK THEODORE

Drygoods comm'n merchant; b. N. Y. City, March
26, 1856; s. Hermann and Louise Harriet (Medlicott)
Fleitmann; ed. schs. of N. Y. City, Elberfeld. Rhenish
Prussia, 3 years, finishing in Berlin; m. Wiesbaden,
Germany. June 12, 1894, Amelie Caroline, d. Henry A.
and Louisa (n6e von Holbach) Lindgens; one son:
Hermann Frederick Francis, b. March 24, 1895. Spent
2 years apprenticeship in large silk mill at Elber-
feld; returned to U. S. and spent a year <in Lyons
Agency of F'.eitmann & Co., studying silk conditions;
represented Fleitmann & Co. in Germany, 1881-1886;
returned to U. S., 1886, after becoming partner in firm,
1884, upon death of uncle, 1906, became senior part-
ner. V.-p. Dundee Textile Co., Passaic, N. J., dir.
Union-Buffalo (Mills Co., Union, S. C. Citizens Central
Nat. Bank, N. Y., trustee German Savings Bank, X. Y.
Mem. Chamber of Commerce. Clubs: Deutscher
Verein (v.-p.), Riding, Manhattan, Merchants' Ass'n,
Midtown Ass'n, N. Y. Athletic, Automobile of Amer-
ica, von Berlin, Kaiserlicher Automobil (Berlin, Ger-
many). Residence: 150 W. 59th St. Address: 356 4th
Av., N. Y. City.
FLEITMANN, WILLIAM MEDLICOTT

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, 1860; s. Hermann (founder
dry goods commission house of Fleitmann & Co.) and
Louisa Harriet (Medlicott) Fleitmann, of Bristol. Eng-
land; ed. in private school in N. Y. City and abroad;
m. 1889, Lida M. Heinze (d. late Otto Heinze) ; chil-
dren: Frederick H, William M., Jr.. Lida Louise. Be-
came partner in father's firm in 1887. Clubs: Deutscher
Verein, N. Y. Athletic, N. Y. Yacht, Merchants, Riding.
Automobile of America. Suburban Riding and Driving,
Columbia Yacht. Residence: 32 E. 67th St. Address:
356 4th Av., N. Y. City.

FLEMING, ANDREW

Clergyman; b. Kilbirnie, Scotland; s. Andrew and
Jane (Gilmour) Fleming; grad. Allegheny Coll., B.A.,
1881, M.A., 1884; Gen. Theol. Sem., S.T.B., 1885; m. Ri-
mersburgh. Pa., 1882, Mary Elizabeth Rimer. Ordered
deacon, 1885; ordained Priest, 1886, by Bishop White-
head, in Episcopal ministry. Formerly rector Holy
Cross. North East; St. John's, Erie; minister Trinity
Ch. Conneautville, Pa., 1885-1888; rector St. John's.
Holy Cross, 1888-1S90; St. John's, 1890-1892; head
master Eastern Kentucky High Sch., 1892-1895; minis-
ter Calvarv, Ashland, Ky.. 1892-1898; Epiphany, Brook-
lyn, 1898-1899; curate St. Thomas', Brooklyn, 1899-
1900; rector Ch. of the Nativity, Brooklyn, since 1900.
Editor: Drummond's Evolution of Bible Study. Ad-
dress: 450 E. 26th St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

FLEMING, HENRY STUART

Consulting engineer; b. Philadelphia, Pa., July 21,
1863; s. Joseph and Emma L. (Scherzer) Fleming;
grad. Univ. of Pa., analytical chemist, metallurgical
eng'r; m. N. Y., Jan. 4, 1905, Caroline M. Pelgram;
children: Raoul Pelgram, b. June 5. 1900, Elizabeth, b.
July 8, 1908. viee-chm'n and dir. Fleming Rios & Co.,
Limited; pres. and dir. Archer Coal Depot Co., Inc.,
Staples Coal Co. of Boston, Windward Islands Estates
Co., Inc., Dairy Farms Products Co.; chm'n Bituminous
Coal Trade Ass'n; chm'n Finance Com. Century Rubber
Co.; v.-p. and trustee Montana Coal & Iron Co.; sec,
treas. and dir. Californian Oil Lands Co.; United States
representative The Canadian Agency Limited (Lon-
don ; dir. Alabama & New Orleans Transportation Co..
Biograph Co., Bowker-Torrey Co. (Boston), Empire
Trust Co., Staples Coal Co. Mem. Am. Soc. Mech.
Eng'rs, Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Saint Andrews Soc,
Pa. Soc. of N. Y United States Geog. Soc, Am. Soc. for
Testing Materials. North of Eng. Inst, of Mining &
Mech. Eng'rs (including Inst'n of Mining Eng'rs). In-
ternat. Ass'n for Testing Materials, Am. Iron & Steel
Inst., Acad, of Polit. Science (Columbia Univ.). N. Y.
Zool. Soc. Recreation: Yachting. Clubs: Soc. of Illus-
trators, N. Y. Yacht, Economic, Players, Metropolitan
fN. Y. City), Maidstone (East Hampton. L. I.), Sag
Harbor Yacht, Gardiner's Bav BcTat. Larchmont Yacht
(Larchmont), Exchange (Boston), Royal Societies
(London). Residence: 2 E. 65th St. Address: 1 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

FLEMING, JAMES WHEELER

Conservation comm'r; b. Troy. N. Y.. 1S67: s. James
Fleming; ed. La Salle Inst, Troy Acad, and Rensselaer
Poly Inst. Appt'd Forest. Fish and Game comm'r.
1911 ; and when State Conservation Comm'n was ere-



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ated by Gov. John A. DIx, Julv, 1911, was appt'd
comm'r of same. Dir. Mf'rs Nat. Bank of Troy. Lake
Placid Bank, Troy Gas Co., mem. Arba Read Steam-
boat Co. of Troy. Club: Lauret Boat (Troy). Resi-
dence: 48 Second St., Troy, N. Y. Address: Care Con-
servation Comm'n, Albany, N. Y.

FLEMING, MATTHEW C.

Lawyer; b. Xenia, O., June 24, 1864; grad. Princeton
Univ., A.B.. 1886, A.M., 18S9; Cincinnati Law Sch..
LL.B., 18S9; m. Cincinnati. Oct. 11. 1893, Angeline "Wil-
son. Admitted to Ohio Bar, 1889; removed to N. Y.
City, 1890; since May, 1904, mem. firm Dexter, Osborn
& Fleming. Ass't corp. counsel Citv of N. Y., 1902-
1904; asso. counsel Stevens Gas Investigating Com.,
1905; asso. counsel, Armstrong Insurance Investigating
Corn.. 1905-1906; was mem. Squadron A, N. G. N. Y.
Republican; Presby'n. Mem. N. Y. City Bar Ass'n; sec.
B"d Mg'rs, Presby'n Hosp. ; trustee Princeton Univ..
Recreations: Golf, tennis. Clubs: University, Prince-
ton, Ardsley, Down Town. Residence: 441 Park Av.
Address: 71 Broadway, N. Y. City.

FLEMING. WILLIAM H.

Author, editor, lecturer; b. Phila., Aug. 23, 1844; s.
George M. and Sarah (Hansell) Fleming; ed. public
schools and Princeton Univ., class of 1865; M.A., 1900;
unmarried. Has traveled in Europe and the Orient on
several occasions; edited Much Ado About Nothing, I
and II, Henry IV. Bankside edition; editor. The Look-
er-On (magazine); mem. and sec. Shakespeare Soc. of
N. Y. for 8 years; lecturer for B'd Ed'n N. Y. City on
Shakespearean literature; lecturer on Literature for
Am. Soc. for Extension of Univ. Teaching. Author:
How to Study Shakespeare, Vol. I, 1S97; Vol. II, 1899;
Vol. Ill, 1903; Vol. IV, 1904; Shakespeare's Plots, A
Study in Dramatic Construction, 1902; A Bibliography
of (Shakespeare) First Folios in N. Y. City; also many
papers on Shakesperean subjects in Werner's Maga-
zine. The Looker-On. and other journals. Independent
in politics. Recreations: Wheeling, mountaineering.
Address: 60 W. 38th St., N. Y. City.

FLETCHER, AUSTIN BARCLAY

Lawyer; b. Mendon, Mass., March 13. 1852; s. Asa A.
and Harriet (Durkee) Fletcher; grad. Tufts Coll., A.B.,
1876; LL.D., 1899; Boston Univ. Sch. of Oratory, 1878;
Sch. of Sciences, A.M., 1879; Sch. of Law, LL.B., 1880;
m. N. Y. City, Jan. 26. 18S2, Hortense M. Follett (died
1905). Engaged in practice as bank corp'n lawyer;
reorganized many large business concerns: pres. Ep-
Pinger-Russell Co.; dir. Monmouth Co. Electric Co.,
Pequonnock Nat. Bank (Bridgeport, Conn.). Pres. B'd
of Trustees Tufts Coll., trustees Boston Univ., Dean
Acad., pres. Fletcher Family Un'ion. Clubs: Metro-
politan, Union League (v.-p.), N. Y. Athletic. Sleepy
Hollow Country, Quill (pres.), Piping Rock, Republi-
can, Phi Beta Kappa. Address: 165 Broadwav, N. Y.
City.

FLETCHER, HENRY

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn. Sept. 29, 1877; s. George Bar-
ley and Ida (Sharp) Fletcher; ed. in Reichs Gymna-
sium in Hanover, Germany; grad. Adelphi Acad.,
Brooklyn, 1894; Yale Univ., A.B. (Phi Beta Kappa),
1898, A.M.. 1901; Harvard Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., cum
laude, 1901; editor 2 years Harvard Law Review; m.
June 3, 1913, Ethel Thompson of N. Y. Has traveled
much in Europe, Africa, and North America; has been
a cowboy and camped and traveled over western part
of U. S., Northern Canada, and in Hudson Bay Co.
Territory. Has written articles on banking subjects
from time to time for "Bankers Magazine" and other
publications. Senior mem. firm Fletcher, Sillcocks &
Leahy. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Selden Soc. of
Great Britain, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence of N. Y., Biblio-
phile Soc. of Boston. Democrat; Presbv'n. Mem.
Civil Service Reform Ass'n. Phi Delta Phi fraternity;
Phi Beta Kappa Soc. Recreations: Golf, tennis,
squash, rackets. Mem. Sons of Revolution, Soc. Colo-
nial Wars, N. E. Soc. Clubs: University (N. Y.), Har-



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