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vard, Yale, City Lunch, Drug and Chemical, N. Y. Ath-
letic (N. Y. City). Phi Delta of N. Y., Greenwich Coun-
try, Greenwich Field, Spring Lake Casino, University
(Brooklyn), Lawyers (Brooklyn). Residence: (sum-
mer) "Harborside." Field Point. Greenwich, Conn,
(winter) 30 E. 55th St., N. Y. City. Address: 165 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

FLETCHER, HORACE

Author, lecturer on dietetics; b. Lawrence, Mass.,
Aug. 10, 1849; ed. in Science Dep't, Dartmouth, class of
1870: m. Grace A. Marsh. Extensive traveler and con-
stant student; has been in all parts of the world and
made special study of the development of Japan and
other researches in sociology; also interested in art
subjects; in more recent years has made researches in
laboratories of Yale Univ. and of the Univ. of Cam-
bridge and elsewhere in physiological chemistry and



dietetics, with special reference to the minimum quan-
tity of food requisite for the best human elTK lien* y
and the physiolo^iiMi and psychological aids or detri-
ments of nutrition, and lectures on these and other
subjects. Author: A B C of Snap Shooting; Menticul-
ture; Happiness; That Last Waif, or Social Quaran-
tine; What Sense, or Economic Nutrition; Nature's
Food Filter; Glutton or Epicure; A B C of our Nutri-
tion. Mem. Japan Soc, London. Club: Arts (London).
Address: Care Barrett Mf'g Co., 11 Battery PI., N. Y.
City.

FLEXNER, ABRAHAM

Educator; b. Louisville, Ky., Nov. 13, 1866; s. Morris
and Esther (Abraham) Flexner; grad. Johns Hopkins
Univ., A.B., 1SS0; Harvard Univ., A.M., 1906; Univ. of
Berlin, 1906-1907; m. Louisville, Ky., 1898, Anne La-
ziere Crawford; children: Jean Atherton, Eleanor. Ex-
pert, Carnegie Foundation for Advancement of Teach-
ing, 190S-1912; ass't sec. Gen. Ed'n B'd since 1913.
Author: The American College (Century Co.), 1908;
Medical Education in U. S. and Canada (Carnegie
Foundation), 1910; Medical Education in Europe, 1912.
Residence: 114 E. 71st St. Address: 17 Battery PI., X.
Y. City.

FLEXNER, SIMON

Physician; b. Louisville. Ky., March 25, 1863; s.
Mornis and Esther (Abraham) Flexner; ed. pub-
lic schools; grad. Univ. of Louisville, M.D., 18S9, D.Sc.
(hon.) Harvard Univ. 1906; LL.D. (hon.) Univ.
of Maryland, 1907; D.Sc. (hon.) Yale Univ., 1910;
Princeton Univ., 1913; post-grad, student Johns Hop-
kins, 1892-1S93; Strassburg, Prague, and Berlin Univs.,
1896; m. Bryn Mawr, Pa., 1903, Helen Whitall Thomas;
two children: William Welch, b. Oct. 5, 1904; James
Carey Thomas, b. Jan. 13, 1908. Asso. prof, and prof,
pathol. anatomy, Johns Hopkins, 1S91-1899; prof, pa-
thology, Univ. of Pa., 1899-1903; mem. Johns Hopkins
Univ. Comm'n for Investigation of Tropical Diseases,
sent to Philippine Islands, 1899; mem. comm'n appt'd
by the Sec. of Treasury of U. S. to investigate bubonic
plague dn San Francisco, Calif., 1901; dir. Ayer Clinical
Laboratory, Pa., Hosp., 1901; pathologist Univ. and
Philadelphia Hosp., 1900; dir. laboratories Rockefeller
Inst, for Med. Research, N. Y. City. Fellow Acad, of
Medicine, N. Y.; mem. Nat. Acad, of Sciences, Ass'n
Am. Physicians, Am. Philos. Soc, Harvey Soc, A.A.A.S.,
Am. Ass'n Pathologists and Bacteriologists; corr. mem.
Medico-Chirug. Soc, Bologna, Italy, Soc. pathol. ex-
otique, France. Author various monographs and pa-
pers relating to pathol. and bacteriol. subjects, snake
venom, bubonic plague, dysentery, meningitis, etiology
and pathology of infantile paralysis (poliomyetitis).
and other infections. Club: Century. Address: The
Rockefeller Inst., 66th St., and Av. A, N. Y. City.

FLICK, ALEXANDER CLARENCE

Educator, lecturer; b. Galion, O., Aug. 18, 1869; s.
Enos H. and Elizabeth Jane (Johnson) Flick; grad. Ot-
terbein Univ. (Westerville, O.). A.B., 1894; A.M., 1897;
Litt.D., 1903; Columbia Univ., Ph.D., 1901; m. Syracuse,
N. Y., June 10, 1899, Laura T. Page; children: Dorothy
Jean, b. 1901; John Williston, b. 1903; Alexander Clar-
ence, Jr., b. 1904; Hugh Meredith, b. 1905. Resided in
Germany, France and England two years, visiting al-
most every European country "and British Isles; trav-
elled through Far East. 1912-1913; Univ. fellow in his-
tory, Columbia Univ., 1895-1896; prof. European his-
tory, Syracuse Univ., since 1899. Originator of Uni-
versity Travel-Studv Club. Independent in politics.
Methodist. Mem. Am. Hist. Soc, Am. Acad. Polit. and
Social Science. Author: Loyalism in New York During
the American Revolution, 1901; Short History of New
York State, 1901; History in Rhymes and Jingles. 1902;
Mvthology in Rhymes and Jingles; Rise of the Mediae-
val Church, 1909; contb'r of numerous magazine arti-
cles and extensive lecturer on historical topics. Rec-
reations: Travel, fishing. Address: 516 Ostrom Av.,
Syracuse, N. Y.

FLINN, ALFRED DOUGLAS

Civil eng'r; b. New Berlin. Union Co., Pa., Aug. 4.
1869; s. Matthew Bonner and Sarah Jane (Jones) Flinn;



isosuon, :viass.. i\uv. J., aauv, iviary uruwnea j-^itvis. ass l.
on rapid transit surveys and waterworks, Boston. 1893-
1896; on eng'ring staff Met. Waterworks, for Boston
and vicinity, 1896-1902: last few years in charge of de-
signs for Wachusett dam, Weston aqueduct, etc.; for
two years lecturer on waterworks and sewerage to
senior eng'ring classes in Lawrence Scientific Sch.,
Harvard Univ.; contb'r to eng'ring journals; mn'g ed-
itor The Engineering Record (N. Y.), 1902-1904; gen.
eng'r insp. for aqueduct comm'rs. N. Y. City. 1904-1905:
since Aug. 1. 1905. dep't eng'r, B'd of Water Supply, in
charge of designs, org'n and gen. exec, matters of



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Eng ring Bureau in connection with work for obtain-
ing- from Catskill Mountains an additional supply of
water for N. Y. City. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng'rs
Boston Soc. Civil Eng'rs, N. E. Waterworks Ass'n,
Municipal Eng'rs of City of N. T. (pres 1913), Nat.
Geog. Soc, Worcester Poly. Inst. Alumni Ass'n, Sigma
Alpha Epsilon fraternity. Ass'n of Harvard Eng'rs.
Clubs: City (New York), Park Hill Country. Address:
Glenbrook Av., Park Hill, Yonkers, N. Y.

FLINN, VICTOR GAUSE

Clergyman; b. Wilmington, Del., April 11, 1868; s.
Anthony Bigger and Emily (Keiffer) Flinn; ed. public
schs., Lancaster, Pa.; Moravian Coll., Bethlehem, Pa.;
Moravian Theol. Sem.. Bethlehem, Pa.; Union Theol.
Sem. (N. Y.), 1903-1908; sp'l studies at Columbia Univ.,
1905-1906; unmarried. Pastor Third Moravian Ch.; dir.
White Rose House; mem. Nat. B'd of Censorship of
Motion Pictures, Citizens' Union. Republican. Mora-
vian (Unitas Fratrum). Mem. N. Y. Alumni Ass'n of
the Moravian Sem. Clubs: City, Union Sem. Alumni,
Adelphi. Address 218 West 63d St.. N. Y. City.

FLINT, AUSTIN

Physiologist, alienist, consulting physician; b. North-
ampton, Mass., March 28, 1836; s. Austin (distinguished
physician) and Anne S. Flint; ed. private schools, Buf-
falo; Harvard, 1852-1853; Med. Dep't Univ. of Louisville,
Jefferson Med. Coll., 1857 (LL.D., 1885) ; m. Ballston,
N. Y., Dec. 23, 1862, Elizabeth B. McMaster; children:
Annie Austin, Dr. Austin, Jr., Sherman, Elliot. Prac-
tised at Buffalo, 1857-1859; N. Y. City since 1859. Prof,
physiology, Med. Dep't Univ. of Buffalo, 1858-1859; N.Y.
Med. Coll., 1859-1860; New Orleans Sch. of Medicine,
1860-1861; one of founders and prof, physiology Belle-
vue Hosp. Med. Coll., 1861-1898; prof, physiology
L I. Coll. Hosp., 1862-1868; Cornell Univ. Med.
Coll., 1898-1906; emeritus. 1906. Visiting surgeon Buf-
falo Gen. Hosp., 1857; acting ass't surgeon, U. S. A., at
Gen. Hosp., N. Y. City, 1862-1865; visiting physician,
Bellevue Hosp., 1869; consulting physician, 1896, Insane
Pavilion, Bellevue Hosp.; consulting physician for ner-
vous diseases, Bellevue Hosp. Dispensary, 1866; but-
geon-gen. State of N. Y., 1874-1878; consulting physician
State Hosp. for Insane since 1896 (pres. Consulting B'd,
1899). Pres. N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, 1895; mem. Med.
Ass n Greater City of N. Y. (pres. 1899); mem. Exec.
Com. N. Y. Prison Ass'n, 1896; decorated with Order of
Bolivar (3d class), Venezuela, 1891; mem. Med. Soc.
State of N. Y., Med. Soc. Co. of N. Y., Am. Med. Ass'n,
N. Y. Co. Med. Ass'n, Am. Acad. Medicine (honorary).
Am. Medico-Psychol. Ass'n, Ass'n Mil. Surgeons of U.S.;
fellow A.A.A.S.; mem. Acad. Natural Sciences (Phila-
delphia), Soc. of Mayflower Descendants. Author:
Physiology of Man (5 vols.); Chemical Examination of
Urine in Disease; Physiological Effects of Severe and
Prolonged Muscular Exercise; Text-book of Human
Physiology; Handbook of Physiology, 1906; Source of
Muscular Power; Collected Essays and Articles in
Physyiology and Medicine (2 vols., 8vo.); also many
contb'ns to med. literature. Clubs: Century N Y Ath-
letic. Address: 118 E. 19th St., N. Y. City.

FLINT, AUSTIN, JR.

Physician; b. N. Y. City; s. Dr. Austin and Elizabeth
(McMaster) Flint; grad. Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., M.D.,
1889; m. N. Y., 1895, MarJon Wing. Prof, obstetrics and
clinical gynecology Univ. and Bellevue Hosp. Med.
Coll.; visiting physician Bellevue Hosp., Manhattan
Maternity and Dispensary; surgeon to Woman's Hosp.;
consulting physician N. Y. Maternity Hosp., Hospital
for Ruptured and Crippled, and Emergency Hosps.;
mem. N. Y. State Med. Ass'n, N. Y. Obstet. Soc, N. Y.
Co. Med. Ass'n, Med. Ass'n Greater N. Y., Physicians'
Mutual Aid Ass'n; fellow N. Y. Acad. Medicine. Address:
68 W. 55th St., N. Y. City.

FLINT, CHARLES RANLETT

Merchant; b. Thomaston, Me., Jan. 24, 1850; s. Benja-
min and Sarah (Tobey) Flint; descendant of Thomas
Flint, who emigrated to America from Wales in 1642,
and settled in Salem, Mass.; ed. in public schs., Thom-
aston, Me., and Brooklyn, N. Y.; grad. Poly. Inst.,
Brooklyn, 1868, being pres. of his class and of the
alumni; m. 1883, E. Kate Simmons, of Troy, N.Y. En-
tered employ of W. R. Grace in 1869; organized 1871
.firm of Gilchrist, Flint & Co., ship chandlers; in 1872,
with W. R. and M. P. Grace, established firm of W. R.
Grace & Co., and 1876 Grace Bros. & Co., of Callao,
Peru. Appt'd Consul in N. Y. for the Republic of
Chile, and in the absence of the charge d'affaires at-
tended to the business of the Chilean Legation; held
this position until Chile declared war against Peru in
1879, when, owing to his firm being the financial agents
of the Peruvian Gov't, he cabled his resignation to
Chile. Visited Brazil, 1884, and arranged for the ex-
port, during succeeding years, of large quantities of
rubber from the Amazon; upon his return was appt'd



Consul of Nicaragua in N. Y.; entered firm of Flint &
Co., 1885, with father and brother. Delegate of U.S.
to Internal. Am. Conference in Washington, D. C, Win-
ter of 1889-1890, and in that conference represented
U. S. on the Com. on Banking and Com. on Customs
Regulations; formulated a report for unifying the cus-
toms regulations of the Am. republics, and in that re-
port, after consultation with Andrew Carnegie and the
other U. S. delegates, recommended the org'n of the
Bureau of Am. Republics, which was adopted by the
Conference. Took a prominent part in securing recog-
nition of the new Republic of Brazil by the Am. Gov't,
Jan., 1890; acted for President Peixotto during the
Mello^Da Gama Rebellion in Brazil, 1893, in the pur-
chase of vessels and munitions of war, and within 25
days had purchased, converted, armed and equipped a
fleet of six vessels of over 10,000 tons displacement,
capable of discharging 4.500 pounds of dynamite simul-
taneously, which was of immense value to Brazil in
preventing the secession of the Northern provinces
and probable restoration of the monarchy. Purchased
the cruiser Esmeralda from Chile and delivered her to
Japan during the Chinese-Japanese War (the onlv in-
cident in history of the delivery of a war vessel*to a
belligerent); rendered valuable services to U. S. Gov't
in purchase of vessels and munitions of war, both be-
fore and during the war with Spain; In several in-
stances blocked the efforts of the Spaniards to pur-
chase foreign war vessels and supplies, and in many
ways aided the Gov't by services which were formally
acknowledged by Secretary Long. Established in City
of Manaos, 1,000 miles up the Amazon River, a mod-
ern trolley road, electric light system, waterworks and
the aspnalt block pavement. During Russo-Japanese
War was pro-Russian, and at outset of the war pur-
chased for the Russian Gov't all the available ordnance
and projectiles in the U. S., and bought and shipped to
Russia the submarine Protector, five other submarines
and ten torpedo iboats; had an audience with the Czar;
received letters of credit of Rothschild Freres of Paris
for $30,000,000, and conducted important negotiations
preventing the sale of the Argentine and Chilean war
vessels to Japan and Turkey. During past 15 years
has devoted himself largely to the consolidation of in-
dustrials, and has succeeded in establishing 39 con-
solidations, with an outstanding capitalization of over
$346,000,000; he has become widely known as the
Father of Trusts. Recreations: Hunting, fishing,
yachting; formerly owned the sloop Grade, a famous
prize winner; was one of the owners of the successful
Cup-defender Vigilant, and built the steam yacht Ar-
row, the fastest vessel in the world. Clubs: Century,
Union, Metropolitan, N. Y. Yacht, Sleepy Hollow, South-
side Sportmen's, Oakland Golf, Robbins Island, Atlantic
Yacht, Metropolitan (Washington), St. Stephen's (Lon-
don). Residence: 4 E. 36th St. Address: 25 Broad St.,
N. Y. City.

FLOOK, WILLIAM M.

Lawyer; b. Ontario, Can., Dec. 21, 1875; s. David H.
and Anne (MacDonald) Flook. Sec. and dir. Kings
County Lighting Co.; treas. and dir. Star Electric Co.;
sec. Union Carbide Co.; ass't sec. People's Gas Light
& Coke Co.; dir. Thomson Hill Land & Improvement
Co., and Electro-Metallurgical Co. Mem. Am. Gas
Ass'n. Clubs: Squash, Lambs. Residence: 465 West
End Ave. Address: 42d St. Bld'g, N. Y. City.

FLOY, HENRY

Consulting elec. and mech. eng'r; b. Elizabeth, N. J.,
1866; s. James and Sarah A. Floy; grad. Wesleyan
Univ., A.B., 1889, A.M., 1892; Cornell, M.E., 1891; m. E.
Orange, N. J., 1S95, Alice Van Benschoten. With West-
inghouse Eleo. and Mf'g Co., as eng'r in Pittsburgh,
1892-1896; Chicago, 1897; Minneapolis, 1898; associated
with Prof. R. C. Carpenter, of Cornell Univ., as con-
sulting eng'r in N. Y. City, 1898-1901; gained internat
reputation by installing first 25,000 volt high-tension
electric transmission underground. Author: The Colo-
rado Springs Lighting Controversy, High-Tension
Underground Electric Cables; Valuation of Public Util-
ity Properties. Mem. Internat. Jury of Awards, St.
Louis Exp'n; fellow Am. Inst, of Elec. Eng'rs; mem.
Am. Soc Civil Eng'rs, Nat. Elec. Light Ass'n, Am. Elec-
tric R'y Ass'n, Illuminating Eng'ring Soc, N. Y. Elec
Soc, Wesleyan Univ. Alumni Ass'n, Psi Upsilon frater-
> bs: Eng'rs, City, Universitv (Cornell). Ad-

dress: 166 Broadway, N. Y. City.

FLOYD, V'-BB

Banker: b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Aug. 29, 1876; s. Robert
and Annie W. (Harrington) Floyd; ed. public sch.; m.
jst'm Young. Pres. Mutual Alliance Trust
Co. Private in 23rd Reg't, N. G. N. Y. Democrat;
ch Reformed Ch. Clubs: New York, Colum-
bia, T;v:-:it. Residence: 317 W. 77th St. Address: 35
Wall St., '- Y. City.



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ST. ANDREW'S SCHOOL

CONCORD MASSACHUSETTS



Principal, - - THOMAS H. ECKFELDT, A.M., Harvard
Head Master, Rev. J. NEVILLE THOMPSON, M.A., Oxford

A MODERATE priced school for boys between the ages of 9 and 15, beautifully situated in
unusually healthy surroundings, about one mile from the historic town of Concord. A well
equipped and up-to-date boarding school, with some of the best features of a high grade
English preparatory school.

The number is limited to 30 boys, who reside in the same building with the family of the Prin-
cipal, thus insuring the advantages of home life and careful personal attention.

The course of study is laid out with the object of giving young boys the best possible prepara-
tion for entrance into the leading preparatory scho ols of the country.

Outdoor activities are guided by skilled medical advice, and in charge of masters interested in
the right physical development of boys.

The religious instruction is in accordance with the teaching of the Episcopal Church.

KESIDENCE AND TUITION, $500 A YEAK

For fur/her information apply to the Head Master



DANFORTH SCHOOL

FRAMING HAM : MASSACHUSETTS

A School for Boys Under Fifteen Years of Age

On an estate of 200 acres 22 miles from Boston.
Enrollment is limited to 20, with 5 resident teachers and 20 day
pupils. Ample fields for athletics, which are supplemented
with special sightseeing trips to Boston and elsewhere

TUITION : $700 PER. ANNUM

JAMES CHESTER FLAGG, A.B., Head Master



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Heathcote School

Harrison : Westchester County : New York

Boartung anft Bag ^cftool
for looting Bogs



Boarding Department Limited to 25 Tuition $800 per year

ARTHUR LE LANCEY AYKAULT, A.B., Head Master
SUMNER BLAKEMORE, A.B. - Associate Head Master
E. CUTLEK SHEDD, A.M. . . - Senior Master



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FLOYD, WILLIAM

Real estate agent; b. Englewood, N. J., Aug. 2, 1871;
s. John Gelston an! Julia F. (Du Bols) Floyd; g.-g-
grandfather was Gen. William Floyd, Signer or
Declaration of Independence; direct descendant Gov.
William Bradford; grad. St. Mark's Sen., and Prince-
ton Univ., A.B. ; m. Ascension Ch., N. Y. City, Nov. 9,
1898, Elizabeth Schuchardt Wells. Mem. firm Cam-
mann. Voorhees & Floyd Episcopalian. Vestryman
Ch. of the Ascension. Mem. B'd of Mg'rs, Sons of
Revolution; mem. Soc. of Colonial Wars, St. Nicholas
Soc. Recreations: Automolblling, tennis (won Prince-
ton championship in 1893). Clubs: Garden City Gun,
New Brunswick Country. Residence: Mastie, L. I.,
and 126 E. 27th St. Address: 84 William St., N. Y. City.

FLYNN, DAVID

Banker; b. Princeton, N. J., Nov. 5. 1876; s. John J-
and Mary (Naugton) Flynn; ed. St. Paul Sen.; unmar-
ried. Cashier and dir. First Nat. Bank, Princeton, N.
J., Lt.-Col. and ass't insp.-gen. Rifle Practice. N.G.N.J.
Treas. Citizens Ass'n; v.-p. Am. Irish Hist. Soc, treas.
Princeton Militia Co. Democrat; Catholic. Recre-
ations: Fishing, rifle, shooting. Clubs: Army & Navy,
Commercial. Residence: 90 Nassau St. Address: First
Nat. Bank, Princeton, N. J.

FLYNN, JAMES H.

Physician; b. Lansingburgh, N. T., 1873; s. John and
Elizabeth (Lemav) Lansing; ed. Lansingburg Acad.,
Union Coll., Albany Med. Coll., M D., 1899; m. Troy, N.
Y., 1904, Margaret M. Hogan. Physician to Leonard
Hosp., Troy, N. Y. ; mem. Rensselaer Co. and State
Med. Socs., Knights of Columbus, Phi Sigma Kappa
fraternity. Democrat. Address: 571 2d Av., Troy,
N. Y.
FLYNN, JOSEPH A.

Insurance official; b. Columbia County, N. Y., Aug.
1, 1S57; ed. Poly. Inst. Brooklyn, and two years study
abroad. V.-p. Fidelity and Deposit Co. of Md., dlr.
Thompson-Starrett Co., Coal & Iron Nat. Bank, Croton
Falls Construction Co., Security Audit Co. Clubs: N.
Y. Athletic, Engineers', Railroad, Oakland Golf, Green-
wich Country. Residence: 205 W. 57th St. Address:
2 Rector St., N. Y. City.

FOERSTER, FRANCIS

Physician; b. Heidelberg, Germany, Dec. 27, 1854; s.
Ludwig and Theresa (Seeibach) Foerster; ed. Heidel-
berg schools; grad. Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia).
18S3; m. St. Louis, Mo., 1878, Frances Dunkel; children:
Mrs. H. G. Wahlig, Walter F. L. Was prof, gynec-
ology N. Y. Post-Grad. Med. Seh. and Hosp., Gynec-
ologist to German Hosp. of N. Y.; fellow N. Y. Acad.
of Medicine, N. Y. Obstetric Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n.
Club: Nat. Art. Residence: (summer): Sea Cliff, L. I.
Address: 926 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

FOGARTY, THOMAS

Artist, illustrator; b. N. Y. City, July 14, 1873; s.
Andrew and Margaret (Barrett) Fogarty; was pupil
of H. Siddons Mowbray. Took scientific course De
Da Salle Inst., N. Y. City; m. Feb. 6, 1907, Helen A.
Huggins; entered publishing house of Charles Scrlb-
ner's Sons; studied art at Art Students' League; be-
gan illustrating on Harper's Young People, 1893; also
published a few drawings in Life; drew for school
books and histories for the Am. Book Co. Illus-
trated: Jacob Riis', The Making of An American; Bat-
tle with the Slums, 1902; The Blazed Trail; and the
Forest (the latter work being result of a canoe trip
into the Canadian wilderness with the author);
Tommy & Co. (Jerome K. Jerome), Debonnaire (W. F.
Payson); David Grayson's Adventures; Oct. Vaga-
bonds (Richard Le Gallienne), The Wind Before the
Dawn (Dell H. Munger), Gold (Steward Ed. White),
The Voyages of the Hoppergrass (Edmund D. Pear-
son); is on staff of American Magazines and contb'r to
other leading periodicals; instr. of illustration Art
Students' League; mem. Veterans of Seventh Reg't.,
Soc. of Illustrators. Clubs: Salmagundi, Players. Ad-
dress: 38 E. 22d St., N. Y. City.

FOLEY, JAMES A.

Lawyer, State senator; b. N. Y. City, 1882; ed. pub-
lic schs., grad. Coll. City of N. Y., 1901, N. Y. Law
Sch., LL.B., 1903. Admitted to bar 1903, since whicn
time has been engaged In practice. Eiected to As-
sembly, 1906, re-elected 1907, appt'd mem. Lake Cham-
plain Tercentenary Comm'n; re-elected to Assembly,
1908, 1909, appt'd mem. Legislative Com. to investi-
gate corrupt practises and insurance; re-elected 1910-
1911; elected State senator 1912, and appt'd by Gov.
Dix, mem. Panama-Pacific Exp'n Comm'n, Chm'n Rail-
road Com.; mem. Judiciary Com., Cities Com., In-
surance Com., and Com. on Mil. Affairs. Mem. Tam-
many Soc. Clubs: Nat. Democratic. Catholic, Ana-
wanda. Address: 261 Broadway, N. Y. City.



FOLGER, HENRY C, JR.

Oil company official; b. N. Y. City, June 18, 1857;
s. Henry C. Folger and Eliza J. (Clark) Folger: ed.
Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, Amherst Coll., A.B., A.M.;
Columbia Univ., LL.B., cum laude : m. Elizabeth, N. J.,
1886, Emily C. Jordan. In business with Standard
Oil Co.; pres. Solar Refining Co., Lima, O. ; pres. At-
lantic Refining Co.; dir. Tide Water Oil Co.. Tide Water
Pipe Co., Union Tank Line Co. Has one of the largest
and finest Shakespeare libraries In the world. Mem.
Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. Clubs: Grolier, Nassau
Country. Residence: Glen Cove, L. I N. Y. Address:
26 Broadway, N. Y. City.

FOLK, ALBERT ALBERTSON

Banker; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 17, 1842; s. James W. and
Sarah C. (Glover) Folk; ed. public schs. of N. Y. and
Southold, N. Y.; m. Southold, N. Y., Lucy A. Hallock.
Pres. Bank of Southold; sec. Suffolk County Mutual
Ins. Co. Democrat. Mem. Soc of Friends. Mason.
Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc. Address: Southold, N. Y.

FOLKS, HOMER

Social worker; b. Hanover, Mich., Feb. 18, 1867; s.
James and Esther (Woodcliff) Folks; grad. Albion
(Mich.) Coll., 1889; Harvard Univ., A.B., 1890; LL.D.
Ohio Wesleyan Univ. 1911; m. Albion, Mich., Dec 22,
1891, M. Maude Beard; children: Lalitha, b. 1894;
GeHrude, b. 1895; Evelyn, b. 1901. Sup't Children's
Aid Soc. of Pa., 1890-1893; sec. N: Y. State Chari-
ties Aid Ass'n, 1893-1902, and since 1904; mem. B'd
Aldermen, N. Y. City, 1898-1899; comm'r public chari-
ties. N. Y. City, 1902-1903; sp'l agent of U. S. Comm'n
to Paris Exp'n, 1900; sp'l agent military gov. of Cuba,
1900; pres. Nat, Conf. of Charities and Corrections,
1911; pres. N. Y. State Probation Comm'n; sec Pub-
lic Health Comm'n, 1913; mem. State Public Health
Council. Progressive. Mem. Central Council Charity
Org'n Soc, B'd Dirs. Nat. Ass'n for Study and Preven-
tion of Tuberculosis, B'd dirs. Bowery Branch, Y. M.
C. A.; vlce-chm'n Nat. Child Labor Com.; Alpha Tau
Omega fraternity. Author: The Care of Destitute,
Neglected and Delinquent Children (1902); The State
and Social Welfare (1913). Clubs: City (mem. B'd
Trustees). National Arts, Ft, Orange (Albany). Ad-
dress: 105 E. 22d St., N. Y. City.

FOLKS, RALPH

Lawyer; b. in Michigan; s. James and Esther
(Woodcliff) Folks; grad. Albion (Mich.) Coll., B.S.,
1S98; Harvard Univ., A.B., 1900; N. T. Law Sch., 1903;
N. Y. Sch. of Philanthropy, 1900. Supervising insp.
Tenement House Dep't; dir. boys' clubs at Riis House
and Good Will Chapel. Appt'd by Gov. Hughes a mem.
of Comm'n to investigate the Torrens system of regis-
tering land titles, 1908. Elected Alderman. 30th Dist.,
Manhattan, 1909; re-elected 1911; selected as majority
leader of B'd 1912-1913; chm'n Com. on Rules and
Speed Regulations. Traveled extensively In U. S. and
Europe. Republican. Chm'n B'd of Govs. Mich. Soc.
of N. Y.; mem. Sigma Nu fraternity; Rep. County
Com. Clubs: City, N. Y. Press, 29th Assemblr Dist.
Republican. Residence: 1030 Park Av. Address: 27



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