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William St., N. Y. City.

FOLLMER, CHARLES JENNEN

Manufacturer; b. N. T. City, Jan. 10, 1850; s. Mark
and Louise (Jennen) Follmer; ed. schs. of N. Y. City;
m. N. Y. City, 1872, Florence McCormick; children:
Willis Mark, Adele R. (Mrs. Jos. A. Kelly), Beatrice I.
(Mrs. A. A. Higgins). Mem. -firm Follmer, Clogg & Co.,
mf rs of urnbrellas, with silk mills at Lancaster, and
Columnia, Pa. Dir. Colonial Ins., American Lloyds,
Great Western Lloyds, Boston Lloyds. In Civil War
as drummer boy and orderly to Gen. Edwin R. Biles of
Pa. Pres. 99th Pa. Vet. Ass'n. Mem. Plymouth Ch.
Mem. Pa. Soc, Met. Museum of Art. Clubs: Automo-
bile of America, N. Y. Yacht, Press, Merchants, Arcolo
Country, Deal Golf & Country. Residence (summer):
Ocean Ave., Deal N.J. (winter): 312 Riverside Drive.
Address: 114 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

FOLWELL, AMORY PRESCOTT

Consulting municipal eng'r, editor; b. Kingston, N.
Y., Jan. 15, 1865; s. Rev. George W. and Mary P. Fol-
well; ed. public schools of Philadelphia and Water-
bury, Conn., Colgate Acad., Brown Univ., A.B., 1885.
and Mass. Inst. Technology; Sc.D. Lafayette Coll., 1907;
m. Dec 4, 1894, Helen Pearl Peck, of Glens Falls, N.
Y. Engaged In practice as civil and sanitary eng'r at
Pittsburgh, until 1896; asso. prof, municipal eng'ring
1896-1904; prof, municipal eng'ring, 1904-1906, Lafay-
ette Coll.; also practising as consulting eng'T: editor
Municipal Journal and Engineer from 1906. Author:
Sewerage (5 editions); Water Suppiy Engineering (2
editions); also various articles in scientific periodi-



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cals. Mem. Am. Soc. Civ. Eng'rs; sec and former pres.
Am. Soc. Municipal Improvements; mem. N. E. "Water
Works Ass'n, Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Address: 50
Union Sq., N. Y. City.

FOLWELL, ARTHUR H.

Editor: b. Brooklyn, Nov. 22, 1877; s. Arthur and
Agnes H. (Cahoon) Folwell; ed. Brooklyn public
schools and Brooklyn Boys High Sch.; m. Brooklyn.
June 12, 1901, Edna M. Neal. Was seven years on staff
Brooklyn Daily Eagle in various capacities until June.
1902; literary editor, 1902-1905; editor of Puck since
1905. Residence: 305 Decatur St., Brooklyn. Address:
Puck Bld'g, N. T. City.

FOOTE, EDWARD MILTON

Physician and surgeon; b. Syracuse, N. T. Feb. 1,
1866; grad. Univ. of Rochester, 1886; Harvard Med.
Sch., 1890; in practice in N. T. City since 1894; m.
1899, Caroline B. Cauldwell. Engaged in practice as
physician and surgeon in N. Y. City from 1894; now
adjunct prof, surgery, N. Y. Polyclinic Med. Sch. Vis-
iting surgeon, N. Y. Skin and Cancer Hosp., etc. Mem.
N. Y. Acad. Medicine, Harvard Med. Soc, Am. Med.
Ass'n. Author: Minor Surgery; also of various articles
on surg. subjects. Address: 135 W. 48th St., N. Y. City.

FOOTE, ELIZABETH LOUISA

[Librarian; b. Rome, IN. Y., Aug. 23, 1866; d. Rev.
John B. and Louisa (Young) Foote; student "Welles-
ley Coll., 1884-1886; grad. iSyraucse Univ., A.B., 1888;
N. Y. State Library Sch., CB.L.S., 1892. Teacher in aca-
demic dep't of Canandaigua public sch., 1888-1889; ex-
aminer in mathematics, N. Y. State Regent's Office.
1889-1890; on staff N. Y. State Literary, 1S92-1895; or-
ganizer of local public libraries during that time and
until 1897; ass't N. Y. Public Librarv since 1897, and
instr. of training class 1901-1911; branch librarian
since 1911. Methodist Episcopalian. Mem. Am. and
N. Y. State Library Ass'ns, N. Y. Alumnae Chapter of
Alpha Phi fraternity. Author: The Librarian of the
Sunday School, 1S97; Strengthening the Sunday School
Library, 1903. Recreation: Gardening. Clubs: N. Y
Library, Women's Univ. Address: N. Y. Public Li-
brary, N. Y. City.

FOOTE, NATHANIEL

Jurist; b. Morrisville, Madison Co., N. Y., Nov 15
1849; s. Nathaniel and Olivia M. (Knox) Foote;' ed
Cazenovia Sem.. grad. Hamilton Coll., A.B., 1870 AM
LL.D.; m. Rochester, N. Y., Jan 10, 1872, Charlotte a'
Campbell: children: Nathaniel F., b. 1S73; Franc Es-
telle, b. 1875; Louise Knox. b. 1877; Charlotte C, b
1881; Olive Jeanette, b. 1886. Admitted to bar, and
practised as lawyer at Rochester, N Y. 1873-1905-
appt'd Jan. 2, 1905, justice Supreme Court, and in Nov '
1905, elected to same office for full term of 14 years :
designated by Gov.. Jan., 1912, an asso. justice of Ap-
pellate Div. Supreme Court in 4th Dep't; delegate to
N. Y. State Constitutional Conv., 1894; mem N Y
State Bar Ass'n, Rochester Bar. Ass'n (1st pres.). Re-
publican; Episcopalian. Mem. Am. Geog. Soc, Roches-
ter Hist. Soc, 'Delta 'Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Clubs-
Genesee Valley, Rochester Country. Residence: 245
Culver Road. Address: Court House, Rochester. N. Y.
FOOTE, SHERMAN KNEVALS

Physician; b. N. Y. City, Jan. 6. 1874; s. Horace Allen
and Emily (Knevals) Foote; grad. Yale Univ., A.B
1S95; Columbia Univ., M.D., 1899. House surgeon, N
Y City Hosp., 1899-1901; attending physician, Wilkes
Dispensary, 1901-1902; ass't attending surgeon. Roose-
velt Hosp., since 1902; appt'd med. inspector N Y. B'd
of Health, 1905. Republican. Mem. and late sec
Alumni Ass'n of N. Y. City Hosp. Address: 126 w!

FORBES, ALLAN

Banker; b. Boston, Mass., Nov. 20, 1874; s. James
Murray and Alice Francis (Bowditch) Forbes; grad.
Harvard Univ., A.B., 1897; m. N. Y. City, June 4, 1913,
Josephine M. A. Crosby. Pres. State Steel Trust Co.,
Dedham Nat. Bank, Bankers Electric Protective Ass'n;
v.-p. Mass. Trust Co. Ass'n; treas. Dallas Ice & Pow-
er Co., trustee Franklin Savings Bank, Boston; sec.
N. E. Casualty Co. and other companies. Trustee Bos-
ton Floating Hosp. Recreation: Polo. Clubs: Somer-
set, Harvard, Tennis and Racquet, Exchange, Boston
Yacht (Boston). Dedham Country and Polo. Norfolk
Hunt. The Dedham, Harvard (N. Y.). Residence:
Westwood, Mass. Address: 33 State St., Boston, Mass.

FORBES, ALLEN BOYD

Banker; b. Cleveland, O.; s. Alexander and Catherine
C. (Boyd) Forbes; ed. at Northwestern Univ and Yale
Law Sch.; m. Chicago, 111., Sept. 25, 1899, Laura Hately;
children: Craig George, b. 1904; Gordon Cleaver, b.
1908. Mn'g partner N. Y. banking house of Harris,
Forbes & Co. Mem. N. Y. Chamber of Commerce, Ohio
Soc, 111. Soc. Clubs: Metropolitan, City, Yale, Law-



yers, Midday, Recess, Greenwich Country, Greenwich
Field, Sleepy Hollow, Indian Harbor Yacht, Union
League (Chicago). Residence: Greenwich, Conn. Ad-
dress: 56 William St., N. Y. City.

FORBES, CHARLES SAVAGE

Statistician; b. Warren. Mass., July 8 1879; s. Rev.
Jesse F. and Jennie C. (Savage) Forbes; grad. Colum-
bia Coll., A.B., 1901; Teachers' Coll., secondary diploma
In mathematics, 1901; Columbia Univ., A.M., 1903,
Ph.D., 1904 (Phi Beta Kappa, gen. honors, Chandler
Hist. Prize); m. N. Y. City, 1908, Helen E. Knauff
Private tutor 1899-1906; ass't in mathematics, Colum-
bia Univ., 1901-1904; entered Casualty Co. of America,
July, 1904; made sup't of Statist. Dep't Aug., 1906,
sup't Liability Dep't, 1907, sec. Liability Dep't, 1913.
Republican; Presby'n. Mem. Am. Math. Soc; fellow
A.A.A.S.; asso. Actuarial Soc. of America, Columbia
College Alumni Soc. Author: Geometry of Circles
Orthogonal to a Given Sphere. Recreations: Outdoor
exercises. Address: 133 William St., N. Y. City.

FORBES, GEORGE MATHER

Prof., philosophy and ed'n; b. Middlesex, N. Y. June
13, 1853; s. Merrill and Maria (Palmer) Forbes; grad.
Univ. of Rochester, A.B., 1878, A.M., 1881; LL.D., Col-
gate Univ., 1909; student in Berlin one year. Asso.
principal Genesee and Wyoming Sem., Alexander,
N. Y., 1872-1873; principal Arcade (N. Y.) Union Sch.
and Acad., 1873-1876; asso. principal Overheiser Sch.,
Brooklyn. 1878-1881; prof. Greek, 1881-1890, and since
1890 prof, philosophy and ed'n, Univ. of Rochester,
Comm'r of schs. at large, 1900-1912; pres. B'd of Ed'n
of Rochester, 1906-1912. Mem. Am. Social Science
Ass'n. Religious Ed'n Ass'n. Nat. Soc. Coll. Teachers
of Ed'n, Nat. Soc for Study of Ed'n, Nat. Soc. for
Promotion of Industrial Ed'n, Psi Upsilon fraternity.
Address: University of Rochester, Rochester, N. Y.

FORBES, HENRY HALL

Physician, surgeon; b. New Bedford, Mass. Mar. 20,
1868; s. Francis Herbert and Maria Jackson (Cox)
Forbes; ed. Friends' Acad., Coll. City of N. Y. Colum-
bia (Med. Dep't); m. N. Y. City, Oct. 7, 1897, Jenny
Pauline Mack; children: Rhoda Elizabeth, b. 1899;
John Hall, b. 1904. Suigeon naval militia, S. N. Y. ;
passed ass't surgeon U. S. Navy. Mem. N. Y. State
and Co. Med. Socs. and Ass'ns, Am. Med. Ass'n, Ass'n
of Med. Jurisprudence, Alumni Ass'n, Presby'n Hosp.,
N. E. Soc, Sons of Revolution, Sons of Vets. Civil
War; sec. Vet. Ass'n Spanish-Am. War; trustee North-
ern Dispensary; physician French Hosp. Lecturer on
diseases of nose and throat at Post-Grad. Hosp. Clubs:
City, Hospital Graduates, Bedford Golf. Country
home: Lonach, Bedford. N. Y Westchester Co. Ad-
dress: 106 E. 35th St., N. Y. City.

FORBES, JESSE FRANKLIN

Clergyman; b. Hartford, Conn., Dec. 19 1847; s.
Franklin J. and Elizabeth (Carpenter) Forbes- grad.
Amherst Coll., B.A., 1874; A.M., 1884; Union (N. Y.
City) Theol. Sem., 1877; (Ph.D., N. Y. Univ., 1894; D.D.,
Bellevue Coll., Neb., 1906); m. Cromwell, Conn., Sept.
20, 1877, Jennie Crane Savage: children: Charles Sav-
age, b. July 8, 1878; Louise Holt, b. July 6, 1885; How-
ard Carpenter, b. July 7, 1886. Ordained pastor First
Cong'l Ch., Warren, Mass., May 1, 1878; installed pas-
tor Adams Memorial Presby'n Ch., N. Y. City. March
7, 1886, to June, 1911; has traveled in every State in
Union and throughout Canada; taught sch. in Hartford
and other parts of Conn., 1864-1S69; in Williston Sem..
East Hampton, Mass., for short time, in 1876; chm'n
school com., Warren, Mass.; moderator N. Y. Presby-
tery, 3 terms; chm'n Presbytery's Com. on Licensure
and com. of Am. Tract Soc. of N. Y. Presbytery, and
sec. and dir. Ch. Extension Com.; stated clerk of Pres-
bytery of N. Y. ; Librarian Warren Public Library,
1880-1885. Author of many book reviews and mis
cellaneous articles for press. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa.
N. Y. City: Psi Upsilon fraternity. Amherst Coll.
Ass'n. Clubs: Union Theol. Sem., Indoor Tennis, Chi
Alpha. Address: 156 Fifth Av, N. Y. City.

FORBES, ROBERT LUCAS

Editor and publisher; b. New Rochelle, N. Y., 1880;
ed. in local schools. After graduation from school en-
tered newspaper life and was employed on N. Y. Trib-
une, N. Y. Sun, and other dailies; since 1900 owner,
editor and publisher of the New Rochelle Paragraph.
Republican; receiver of taxes, New Rochelle, 1902-
1903. Mem. Nat. Rep. Editorial Ass'n, N. Y. State Rep.
Editorial Ass'n; mem. Exec. Com. N. Y. Press Ass'n;
past exalted ruler New Rochelle Lodge B. P. O. Elks;
mem. New Rochelle Council Knights of Columbus.
Clubs: New Rochelle Yacht (sec). New Rochelle Re-
publican, Wykagyl Country, Republican (N. Y. City).
Address: Webster Av., New Rochelle, N. Y.



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FORCE, WILLIAM H.

Shipper, forwarder; b. Brooklyn, May 11, 1852; s.
William, Jr., and Mary (Emmons) Force; ed. Pough-
keepsie (Dutchess Co.) Acad.; m. Jan. 16, 18S9, Kather-
ine Arvilla Ta'.mage; children: 'Katherine Emmons,
Madeleine Talmage. Senior mem. firm William H.
Force & Co.; mem. Coffee Exchange, dir. S. I. Rapid
Transit, Co., U, S. Casualty Co. Mem. Chamber of
Commerce, N. T. B'd Transportation. Recreations;
Shooting, yachting, driving. Clubs: N. Y. Yacht, Down
Town Ass'n, Merchants, Automobile of America, Rob-
ins Island Gun Club (sec. and treas.). Address: 78
Front St., N. Y. City.

FORD, CHARLES PIERCE

Merchant, m'f'r; b. Glover, Vt., May 22, 1844; s.
James W. and Mary (Sartwell) Ford; ed. Norway and
public schs. of Fairfield Me.; m. Rochester, N. Y., Jan.
19, 1SS2, Julia Jane Churchill. In merchandise busi-
ness, Auburn and Rochester. tPres. C. P. Ford & Co.,
mf'rs of shoes; v.-p. and dir. Traders' Nat. Bank.
Comm'r of Parks; served in Civil War, as 1st lieut.
Co. 75th N. Y. Vols., 1S62-1864. Republican; Presby'n.
Mem. G. A. R. ; pres. and trustee Rochester Chamber
of Commerce; pres. Western N. Y. Inst'n for Deaf.
Clubs: Rochester Country, Genesee Valley. Residence:
10 Atkinson St. Address: 12 Commercial St., Roches-
ter, N. Y.
FORD, GEORGE BURDETT

Architect; b. Clinton, Mass., June 24, 1879; s. An-
drew E. and Ellen L. (Burdett) Ford; grad. Harvard
Coll., A.B., 1S99; Mass. Inst, of Technology, S.B., 1900;
M.S., 1901; Ecole de Beaux Arts, Paris (Architecte
diploma par le gouvernement francais) 1907; m. N. Y.,
June 15, 1912, Harriet Chalmers Bliss. Mem. firm
Geo. B. Post & Sons. Lecturer on City Planning, Co-
lumbia Univ.; also gen. lecturer. Spent four years in
study and travel In Europe. Sec. and dir. Investiga-
tions to Com. of B'd of Estimate and Apportionment
of City of N. Y. on Regulation of Height, Size and
Arrangement of Bld'gs. U. S. Delegate to 9th Internat.
Housing Congress in Vienna, 1910; mem. Bld'g Code
Advisory Com. to N. Y. B'd of Aldermen; Expert to
City Plan Comm'ns of Newark, N. J., and of Jersey
City, N. J. Mem. of Civic Center Advisory Com. to
Borough Pres. of Manhattan. Author: City Planning,
and many articles and reports on city planning, ar-
chitecture, housing. Mem. Am. Inst, of Architects
(treas. and mem. exec. com. of N. Y. Chapter), mem.
Civic Improvement Com.; Nat. City (Planning Gonf..
mem. Exec. Com. Merchants Ass'n of N. Y., mem. City
Plan com.; trustee N. Y. Socit6 des Architects Di-
plomas; founder Internat. Civic Bureau and Its Euro-
pean Civic Tours; founder Am. Social Center Assn;
dir. Am. City Magazine; mem. Nat'l Housing Ass'n,
Nat. Municipal League, Am. Civic Ass'n. Recreation:
Walking. Clubs: Harvard, Faculty (Columbia Univ).
Appalachian Mountain. Residence: 404 W. 115th bt.
Address: 101 Park Av.. N. Y. City.
FORD, GEORGE LYMAN

Clergyman; b. Svracuse, N. Y., May 13, 1870; s.
George L. and Cornelia (Taylor) Ford; ed. public and
private schools in Svracuse. Hamilton Theol. Sem.; m.
Syracuse, Nov. 21. 1901, Katherine Sedgwick; two sons:
Robert Taylor, b. 1904; Lyman Sedgwick, b. 1909.
Pastor Baldwinsville (N. Y.) Ch., since Jan. 1, 1901.
Republican; Baptist. Mem. Seneca River Lodge. No.
160, F. and A. M.; past high priest of Riverside Chap-
ter, 260, R. A. M.; mem. Central N. Y. Bapt. Pastors
Conf. AddTess: Baldwinsville, N. Y.

FORD, JOHN

Jurist; b. Knowlesville, Orleans Co., N. Y., 1862; s.
Michael and Sarah (O'Malley) Ford; grad. Cornell
Univ., A.B., 1890; m. N. Y. City, 1891, Lulu Fairchild
Van Aken; children: Esther, b. 1S93; Edith, b. 1895.
Mem. State Senate. 1S96-1900; active in municipal af-
fairs; unsuccessful candidate for comptroller city of
N. Y. on Hearst ticket, 1905; justice of the Supreme
Court of N. Y., elected on Dem. and Independence
League tickets, 1906, foT term expiring Dec. 31, 1920.
Mem. Phi Beta Kappa, Friendly Sons of St. Patrick,
B. P. O. Elks, Royal Arcanum. Recreations: Rifle
shooting, hunting. Clubs: Republican, Cornell Univer-
sity, Dalcassion. Address: Countv Court House, N. Y.
City.
FORD, LUCIUS E.

Clergyman; b. Akron, N. Y., May 10, 1862; s. Hilon
and Louise Jane (Fenner) Ford; ed. Parker Union Sch.,
Clarence, N. J.: Lockport (N. Y.) High Sch., Univ. of
Rochester; grad. Colgate Theol. Sem., 1894; m. 1st,
1884, Elizabeth Lester; 2d, June 22, 1894, Irvette Main;
children: Julia L., Mary L.. Harrison F., Paul M., Eliza-
beth. Has served as pastor of Bapt. churches in E.
Pembroke, Clinton. Williamsville, Buffalo (Glenwood
Av.), and now at Brockport, N. Y. ; much interested in



all reform movements and active in temperance work;
supporter of Good Templars, W. C. T. U., Anti-Saloon
League. Mem. Modern Woodmen of America. Address:
Brockport, N. Y.

FORD, ROBERT DALE

Educator; b. Lisbon, N. Y. ; s. Robert and Mary (Car-
ton) Ford; ed. St. Lawrence Univ., B.S. (Phi Beta
Kappa). 1X85, M.S.. (mathematics), 1888; student Johns
Hopkins Univ., 1890-1S91; m. Parkville, Mo., June 19,
1S95, Elizabeth Best. Jnstr. mathematics, St. Law-
rence Univ., 1887-1890; teacher mathematics Marma-
duke Mil. Acad., 1891-1893; principal Carthage (Mo.)
High School, 1S93-1905; professor mathematics St.
Lawrence Univ. since 1895; also recorder St. Lawrence
Univ. Republican. Mem. Am. Math. Soc; mem. B'd
of Ed'n, Canton, N. Y. Address: Canton, N. Y.

FORD, SIMEON

Prop'r Grand Union Hotel; engaged in hotel business
from youth. Also well known as after-dinner speaker.
Pres. Hotel Red Book and Directory Co.; dir. Columbia
Bank, Rye Land and Improvement Co., United Agency
Co. (treas.). Address: Grand Union Hotel, N. Y. City.

FORD, WILLIAM J.

Clergyman; b. Camden, N. Y., May 17, 1865; s. Will-
iam and Christina (Cleland) Ford; ed. Colgate Univer-
sity, A.B., 1890, A.M., 1S96. Ph.D., 1900, D.D.,1912; grad.
from Hamilton Theol. Sem.; m. Scranton, Pa.. Jure 25,
1894, Harriet Harvey; children: Ruth, b. 1896; Helen,
b. 1897. Pastor Green Ridge Bapt. Ch., Scranton, Pa.;
First Bapt. Ch., Jamestown, N. Y.; now pastor First
Bapt. Ch., Albion, N. Y.; has traveled extensively in
the countries a'bout the Mediterranean, and delivers
lectures on same; pres. N. Y. State Bapt. Pastors'
Conf., Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Upsilon; trustee Albright
(Scranton, Pa.) Public Library. Address: Albion, N. Y.

FORD, WORTHINGTON CHAUNCEY

Editor; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Feb. 16, 1858; s. of Gordon
LesteT and Emily (Ellsworth) Ford; m. Bettina Fill-
more Quin, of Washington, D. C. Historian and econo-
mist; chief Bureau of Statistics, U. S. Dep't of State,
1885-1S89. and of U. S. Treasury Dep't. 1893-1898; con-
nected with Boston Public Library, 1898-1902; Library
of Congress, 1902-1909; editor, Mass. Hist. Soc. since
1909. Author: Life of George Washington; American
Citizens' Mutual Editor: Writings of George Wash-
ington, and many historical works. Clubs: Century,
Grolier (N Y. City); Union (Boston), Oakley Country
(Watertown). Address: 1154 Boylston St., Boston,
Mass.
FORDHAM, HERBERT LATHAM

Lawyer; b. Greenport, Suffolk Co., N. Y.. Nov. 23,
1S69; s. Thomas D. and Lydia M. (Latham)) Fordham;
grad. Greenport Union Sch., 1887; Cornell Univ., Ph.B.,
1894, LL.B., 1S95; reader in English Dep't, Cornell,
1S94-1895; Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Chi, and other col-
lege org'ns; speaker in various prize contests and in-
tercollegiate debates; m. N. Y. City, June 21, 1900,
Inez G. Robbins. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1895: clerk In
law office, N. Y. Citv, 1895-1896; 'began practice, N. Y.
City, 1S96. Head of firm of Reeve & Bartlett. Att'y
foT Southold Savings Bank and other inst'ns. Mem.
Am. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State and City Bar Ass'ns, N. Y.
Co. Lawyers' Ass'n, Suffolk Co. Bar Ass'n, Sons of Rev-
olution, Am. Economic Ass'n, Acad, of Polit. Science,
N. Y. State Hist. Soc, Suffolk Co. Hist. Soc, Phi Beta
Kappa Alumni Ass'n. Recreation: Country life. Clubs:
Cornell University, Republican, Lawyers, Brooklyn.
Residence (summer): Greenport, Suffolk Oo., N. Y.
Address: 111 Broadway, N. Y. City.

FORDYCE, ALEXANDER ROBERT, JR.

Lawyer; ib. N. Y. City, Feb. 13, 1875; s. Alexander
Robert and Margaret (Livingston-Hall) Fordyce;
ed. Stevens' High Sch., Rutgers Grammar Sch., Prince-
ton Univ., A.B., 1S96; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1898; m.
East Orange, N. J., Nov., 1905, Ida McCoy. Admitted to
N. Y. Bar, 1898; now In gen. practce. Mem. Gen. As-
sembly, N. J. Legislature, two terms, 1904-1905: served
as mem. and non-comm'd officer Essex Troop, Newark;
resigned, 1905. Appt'd by Gov. Stokes of N. J., April,
1905, deputy quartermaster general of State, with rank
of lieut-col. Candidate for State Senator, N. J., 1906.
Appt'd by Gov. Woodrow Wilson, June, 1911, ass't
quartermaster general of N. J., with rank of col.,
which office now holds. Appt'd by Gov. Woodrow Wil-
son, Feb., 1912, mem. N J. State Civil SeTvice Com'n for
full term of 4 years. V.-p. Am. Metal Lath Co. Re-
publican; Presby'n. Clubs: Princeton, Essex County
Country, Cap and Gown. Residence: West Orange, N.
J., (summer) Spring Lake. Address: 14 Wall St., N. Y.
City.
FORDYCE, JOHN ADDISON

Physician; b. Guernsey Co., O., Feb. 16, 1S58; s. John
and Mary A. (Houseman) Fordyce; grad. Adrian



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(Mich.) Coll., A.B., 1878, Ph.D , 1901; Chicago Med. Coll.
M.D., 1881; Univ. of Berlin, M.D., 1888; m. N. Y. City,
1886, Alice Dean Smith; children: Emma Dean, Addi-
son. Practised medicine Hot Springs, Ark., 1883-1886;
studied in Vienna, Berlin and Paris, 1886-1888; practis-
ing in N. Y. City since 1888. Mem. Am. Dermatol.
Ass'n, N. Y. Acad, of Medicine, Am. Med. Ass'n N. Y.
Dermatol. Soc, Am. Acad. Medicine, N. Y. State Med.
Ass'n, prof, dermatology and syphilology, Columbia
Univ.; visiting dermatologist to City Hosp.; consult-
ing dermatologist to Presby'n Hosp. and Neurol. Inst.
Editor Journal of Cutaneous and Genito-Urinary Dis-
eases, 1888-1896; contb'r to Morrow's System of Genito-
Urinary Diseases, Syphilology and Dermatology, 3
vols., 1893; Parkes' Surgery by Am. Authors, 1896;
Bangs'-Hardaway's Am. Text-Book of Genito-Urinary
Diseases, Syphilology and Diseases of the Skin; Wood's
Reference Handbook of the Medical Sciences, and
Keen's Surgery; author of numerous monographs on
subjects pertaining to specialties in medicine. Club:
University. Residence: 8 W. 77th St., N. Y. City.

FOREN, GEORGE WALTER

Lawyer; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 26, 1881; s. James
M. and Cynthia Ann (Dickerson) Foren; ed. public
schools and Cornell Univ., LD.B., 1904 (State scholar-
ship); m. Nov. 13, 1909, Luthena Hewitt Daniel; chil-
dren: Jane Cynthia, b. March 20, 1911; John, b. August
14, 1912. Aictively engaged in practice of law in Far
Rockaway, specializing in real property, surrogates
and corp'n law. Traveled extensively in Europe and
America. Frequent delegate to county, assembly, sen-
atorial, Judicial and State convs. Republican; Episco-
palian. Sec and v.-p. Republican Ass'n.; vestryman
and ass't clerk of St. John's P. E. Ch., Far Rockaway,
N. Y., mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n., Bar Ass'n of
Queens Co., Bar Ass'n of Nassau Co. Recreations:
Horticulture, research in Medieval Church history,
fishing. Residence: C'edarhurst, N. Y. Address: 254
Central Ave., Far Rockaway, N. Y.

FORMAN, HENRY JAMES

Editor and author; b. Feb. 17, 1879; grad. Harvard
Univ., A.B., (with sp'l distinction in philosophy), 1903;
later Ecole des Hautes Etudes Sociales, Paris. On
staff N. Y. Sun, 1903-1905; summer of 1905, sp'l cor-
respondent N. Y. Sun, with Pres. Roosevelt during
Russo-Japanese Peace Conference, and mem. Presi-
dent's suite on boaTd U. S. S. Mayflower when the
President brought together the Russian and Japanese
envoys; polit. editor Literary Digest, Dec. 1905-Oct.
1906; literary editor Appleton's Magazine July 1905-
Oct. 1906; asso. editor and gen. mg'r North American
Review 1906-1910; since 1913 editorial staff Collier's
Weekly. Has contributed to leading English and Am.
magazines. Am. delegate to Esperanto Congress,
Cambridge, Eng., 1907, and Dresden, 1908. Author: In
the Footprints of Heine, 1910; The Ideal Italian Tour,
1911; London: An Intimate Picture, 1913. Clubs: Har-
vard, The Vagabonds, Authors (N. Y. City) and Au-
thors (London). Address: 67 W. 12th St., N. Y. City.

FORMAN, JUSTUS MILES

Writer; b. Le Roy, N. Y., Nov. 1, 1875; s. J. M. and
Mary (Cole) Forman; grad. Yale, A.B., 1S9S; Ecole
Julien, Paris, 1898-1901. Has traveled extensively in
Europe, Australia New Zealand, South Pacific Islands.
Author: The Garden of Lies, 1902; Journey and End,
1903; Tommy Carteret, 1905; Buchanan's Wife, 1906;
The Stumbling Block, 1907; Jason, 1909; Bianca's
Daughter, 1910; The Unknown Lady, 1911; The Open-
ing Door, 1913; Common Sense, 1914; (with Sydney
Grundy) The Garden of Lies, produced St. James'
Theatre, London, 1905; also author many short stories,
and contb'r to Harper's, Collier's, McClure's and Wind-
sor (London) magazines. Clubs: Century, Yale (N. Y.
City). Residence: 14 E. 37th St. Address: The
Century Club, N. Y. City.

FORNES, CHARLES VINCENT

Merchant, formerly mem. Cong.; b. in Erie Co., N. Y.,
Jan. 22, 1847; worked own way through academic and
commercial courses in Lockport Union Acad., grad.
1864; m. Nov. 11. In employ of Dahlman & Co.. whole-
sale woolen merchants, 1864-1876, then with nephew
of employer, started for self in same line, as Dahl-
man & Forney; removed to N. Y. City, 1877, and in
1879 firm assumed present style of C. V. Fornes &
Co. Trustee Emigrants' Industrial Bank, and of City
Trust Co. Elected pres. of B'd of Aldermen, N. Y.
City, two terms, 1901-1905; elected to 60th Congress
from 11th N. Y. Dist., 1906, re-elected 1908 to 61st
Congress, and 1910 to 62d Congress. Democrat. Mem.
Com. 100 on Columbian Celebration in N. Y. City, 1902;
treas. Catholic Protectory in N. Y. City since 1896.



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