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Clubs: Nat. Democratic, Catholic, Columbian Yacht
(N. Y. City); Champlain (Plattsburg, N. Y., ex-pres.).
Address: 829 Broome St., N. Y. City.



FORSTER, FREDERICK P.

Lawyer; b. Charlestown, Mass., Aug. 17, 1851; s.
Henry and Mary Taber (Swift) Forster; ed. Charles-
town High Sch.; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B., 1873; m.
New Bedford, Mass., Dec. 10, 1884, Edith Allen; chil-
dren: Dorothy (b. Sept. 6, 1885), Frederick Allen (b.
Feb. 4, 1887); Henry (,b. Mar. 21, 1889); Margaret (b.
Mar. 23, 1893); Horace Waldo (b. Aug. 9, 1895); Regin-
ald (b. May 24, 1897); Gardner (b. Aug. 17, 1899). Ad-
mitted to bar, 1874; now retired. Residence: 268 W.
84th St., N. Y. City.

FOSDICK, CHARLES AUSTIN ("HARRY CASTLE-
TON")

Author of Juvenile stories; b. Randolph, N. Y., Sept.
6, 1842; ed. Central High Sch., Buffalo, N. Y.; m. 1873,
Sarah Elizabeth Stoddard. In Civil War, served as
landsman on magazine ship Illinois, in Mississippi
Squadron; also on store snip Sovereign; made a trip
down the river to provision the ironclads that were
blockaded by low water at St. Helena; served as
paymaster's steward on gunboat St. Clair, on Cumber-
land River, and during the Yazoo Pass Expd'n, and
other operations, ending in surrender of Vicksburg;
was on Choctaw, as captain's clerk during the Red
River Expd'n, under Lieut.-Commd'r (now Rear Ad-
miral) Francis M. Ramsay, and was ordered to Mound
City to accept promotion; was receiver and sup't of
coal when war closed. Began writing at age of 15,
and has written over forty books for boys, many of
which have become very popular, notably the Gun-
boat Series and the War Series. Mem. G. A. R. Ad-
dress: Westfield, N. Y.

FOSDICK, JAMES WILLIAM

Artist; ib. Charlestown, Mass., Feb. 13, 1858; s.
William and Elizabeth T. (Pierce) Fosdick; ed. in
Boston public schs and in Boston Museum of Fine
Arts; student of art under Boulanger, Lefebvre, Col-
lin, etc., in Paris; m. Richmond, Va., Oct. 22 1890,
Gertrude Christian, d. Supreme Court Judge Joseph
Christian; one d., Elizabeth Christian, b. 1898. Spe-
cialty in art is mural painting, and has also done
work of this kind in residences of the Goulds, Have-
meyers, Lewisohns, etc., in and around N. Y. City.
Has work in permanent collections of Pa. Museum of
Fine Arts, Philadelphia, and the St. Louis Museum of
Fine Arts. Was introducer of fire etching into U. S.;
and his work, The Glorification of Joan of Arc,
in burnt 'wood, is widely known, and has re-
cently been presented to Nat. Museum of Art, Wash-
ington, by Wm. T. Evans. Received gold medal for
mural decoration, The Field of the Cloth of Gold, at
the Atlanta Exp'n. Chm'n Com. on Decoration, Archi-
tectural League of N. Y.; sec. Nat. Soc. Mural Painters;
v. -.p. Nat. Soc. of Craftsmen; pres. Julian (Paris)
Academy Ass'n of America, lecturer on artistic sub-
jects. Author: The Honor of the Braxtons, 1902; also
short stories, and articles on art and travel in leading
magazines. Clubs: Lotos, National Arts. Address:
33 W. 67th St., N. Y. City.

FOSS, WILSON P.

Manufacturer; b. Fairfield, Me., s. James A. and
Asenoth (Witherby) Foss; ed. public schs.; m. Haver-
straw, N. Y., Sept. 13, 18S4, Anna DeBann; children:
Ruth, Bessie, Anna, Wilson, Helen, Janice. Pres. Conk-
lin & Foss Co., Haverstraw Crushed Stone Co., N. Y.
Towing Co.; dir. Bronx Dock & Land Co. Republican.
Amateur billiard champion several years; Mayor and
trustee several terms of Haverstraw, N. Y., and mem.
B'd of Ed'n. Clubs: Nyack Country, Hayerstraw,
Englewood Golf, Deal Golf and Country. Address: N.
Broadway, Nyack, N. Y.

FOSTER, BEN.

Artist; b. N. Anson, Me., July 31, 1S52; s. Paulinus
Mahew and Lydia Ring (Hutchins) Foster; pupil of
Abbott Thayer, N. Y. City and Luc Oliver Merson and
Aim MorOt, Paris. Awarded bronze medals at World's
Columbian Exp'n, 1893; 2d prize for water colors,
Cleveland, 1895; bronze medal. Universal Exp'n, Paris,
1900; silver medal, Internat. Exb'n, Carnegie Inst.,
Pittsburgh, Pa., 1900, and at the La. Purchase Exp'n,
St. Louis; Webb Prize, Soc. Am. Artists, N. Y., 1901; is
represented in Luxembourg (Paris), Brooklyn Inst.,
Corcoran Art Gallery (Washington), Pa. Acad. Fine
Arts, Montreal Art Ass'n, and Boston Art Club. As-
sociate Nat. Acad, of Design. Clubs: Century, Lotos,
Water Color. Address: 253 W. 42d St., N. Y. City.

FOSTER, GEORGE EVERETT

Journalist; b. Milford, N. H., 1849; s. John Everett
and Sophia Phelps (Farley) Foster; ed. public schs.,
Milford and New London, N. H.; grad. Literary and
Scientific Inst., Cornell Univ.; m. Ithaca, N. Y., 1S74,
Mary Lord Burritt; one son, Jesse W. Founder Mil-
ford (N. H.) Enterprise; was editor Wilton (X. H.)
Journal; mg'r and editor, Ithaca (N. Y.) Democrat, for



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several years prior to 1905; traveled through Indian
Territory, 18SS, and has taken deep interest in Indian
affairs; received vote of thanks from the Council of
Cherokee Nation for his efforts through his writings
to promote welfare of Indians. Author: Se-quoyah;
The American Cadmus; Cherokee Literature; Cherokee
Bibliography; Story of Cherokee Bible; Foster Gene-
alogy, Burritt Genealogy, Farley Genealogy, Pierce
Family of America. Democrat; Congregationalism
Mem. Order Golden Cross. Address: Hampton, Va.,
and Ithaca, N. T.

FOSTER, HOWARD CROSBY

Banker, broker; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 7, 1S77; s. Scott
and Emeline (Heegman) Foster; ed. Halsey's Col-
legiate Sch., N. Y. City; grad. Princeton Univ., A.B.,
1898; m. N. Y. Ci'y, Sept. 23, 1903, Ethel E. Pratt; one
d., Marion Pratt. Clerk for Margirand & Co., pur-
chased seat in N. Y. Stock Exchange, 1901, and or-
ganized banking and brokerage firm Kellogg, Fos-
ter & Adams; Arm became Foster & Adams upon
death of Mr. Kellogg, 1903. Republican; Presby'n.
Mem. B'd of Mg'rs Christadna House. Club: Princeton.
Address: 2 Wall St., N. Y. City.

FOSTER, HOWARD E.

Banker: b. Brewster, N. Y., 1S59; s. Francis E. and
Anna Augusta (Howes) Foster; ed. public and private
schs., Claverack Coll., Hudson River Inst.; m. N. Y.
City, April 20, 1887, Cordelia E. Nickerson; one son;
Howard Elbert, Jr. Connected with Central Bank of
Westchester Co., 25 years; pres. since 1902. Pres.
County Trust Co. of White Plains; dir. Westchester
Lawyers' Title Ins. Co. Pres. White Plains Rural Ceme-
tery; treas. and dir. Westchester County Chamber of
Commerce. Treas. Village of White Plains. 10 years.
Democrat; vestryman Grace Episcopal Ch. Club: Am.
Yacht. Address: 34 Church St., White Plains, N. Y.

FOSTER, JOHN B.

Editor; b. Norwalk, O., July 16, 1863; s. Francis Board-
man and Flora A. (Beebe) Foster; ed. Norwalk (O. ),
High Sch., class valedictorian; m. Cleveland, O., Dec. 28,
1887, Hattie M. Pettee. Actively engaged as journal-
ist, magazine writer, and editor official Base Ball
Guide, published by Spalding, State Editor Cleveland
Press, ass't news editor and sporting editor Cleveland
Leader; editorial writer, city editor, sporting editor,
N. Y. Evening Telegram; now writer for N. Y. Journal:
Sec. N. Y. Nat. League Base Ball Club. Republican.
Recreations: Out-door sports, athletics. Residence:
235 W. 102d St. Address: 200 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

FOSTER, JOHN GILMAN

Consul general; b. Derby Line, Vt., March 9, 1859;
s. Hon. Austin T. and Sarah H. (Gilman) Foster; pre-
pared for coll. at Goddard Sem., Barre, Vt., grad. 1S76;
grad. Tufts Co'.l., A.B., 1880; m. St. Louis, Mo., June
9, 1886, Clara Merriman; children: Catherine Reed, b.
1888; Austin T., b. 1S92; Stephen M., b. 1894. Ad-
mitted to Vt. Bar, 1SS1; appt'd consul gen. of U. S. at
Halifax, Nova Scotia, June, 1897, promoted to Ottawa,
Can., June, 1903. Clubs: Rideau (Ottawa), Royal
Ottawa, Golf, Ottawa Hunt. Residence: Derby Line,
Vt. Address: 26 Wellington St., Ottawa, Can.

FOSTER, MATTHIAS LANCKTON

Physician and surgeon; b. Chatham, N. Y., June 17,
1859; s. George Tiffany and Anna Eliza (Baxter) Fos-
ter; grad. Williams Coll., A.B., 1S81 (delivered Dis-
sertation at Commencement); Coll. Phys. and Surg., N.
Y. City, M.D., 1885 (second Harsen prize for clinical
reports of cases seen at the N. Y. Hosp.); m. Summit,
N. J., Nov. 14, 1894, Constance Hunter Savage; chil-
dren: Hamilton Knight, b. Sept. 10, 1895; Constance
Marina, b. Mar. 12, 1899; George Tiffany 2d, b. June
27, 1906. Served on house staff of St. Luke's Hosp.,
surg. service, June 1, 1885-Dec. 1, 1886. Became mem.
of attending staff of Manhattan Eye and Ear Hosp.,
1887, serving twenty-three years. Surgeon Out-Door
Dep't of Bellevut Hosp. during 1888. Consulting
surg. for diseases of the eye, New Rochelle Hosp.
Appt'd instr. in otology at N. Y. Polyclinic, 18S8; instr.
in ophthalmology in same inst'n, 1889; resigned both
places, 1892. Practice limited to diseases of the eye
and ear since 1891. Mem. Med. Soc. Countv of N. Y.;
served as delegate to State Soc. in 1S96. 1S97, 1S98 and
1911; Chm'n Com. on Audit, 1906. Mem. Med. Soc.
State of N. Y.; Am. Med. Ass'n; Am. Ophthal. Soc;
Am. Acad, of Ophthalmology and Oto-laryngology;
Alumni of St. Luke's Hosp., New Rochelle Med. Soc.
(ex-pres.), Williams Coll. Alumni Ass'n. Episcopalian.
Translator of Roemer's Textbook of Ophthalmology,
and of Adam's Ophthalmoscopic Diagnosis Author of
many articles, principally on matters relating to dis-
eases of tbe eyes; during '90s was collaborator in
preparation of Foster's Encyclopedic Medical Diction-



ary, and of Practical Therapeutics. Ass't editor Ar-
chives of Ophthalmology, sp'l editor for Ophthalmology
N. Y. Medical Journal. Address: 211 Centre Av., New
Rochelle, N. Y.

FOSTER, PELL W.

President; b. N. Y. City, April 26, 1862; s. William
and Caroline M. (Bertine) Foster; ed. Columbia Gram-
mar Sch., Sch. of Mines, Columbia, 1883; m. Dansviiie,
N. Y., Dec. 6, 1886, Annie Lester Williams; children:
Evelyn, b. 1S9S; Pell W., b. 1893. Clerk with Brown
Bros. & Co., N. Y. City, 1883-188G; on construction
work, Retsof Mining Co. (salt mine), Retsof, N. Y.,
1887; mem. firm Foster, Brown & Co., selling agents
Retsof Mining Co., 1888-1894; since 1894, pres. Power
Specialty Co.; v.-p. George Sweet Mfg Co.; pres The
Destructor Co. Republican; Episcopalian. Address.
lllBroadway, N. Y. City.

FOSTER, ROBERT FREDERICK

Card editor, N. Y. Sun; b. Edinburgh, Scotland, 1863;
ed. as architect and eng'r; m. N. Y. City, Mary Eliza-
beth Johnson. Practised as architect and civil eng'r
until 1893, when gave up those professions for Jour-
nalism and literature; since then, card editor N. r.
Sun; known as an authority upon all games of cards;
inventor Foster whist markers and self-playing cards;
originator of the "eleven rule" at bridge. Author:
Foster's Whist Manual; Foster's Bridge Tactics; Fos-
ter on Bridge; Foster's Bridge Manual; Foster's Whist
Tactics; Foster's Duplicate Whist; Common Sense in
Whist; Modern Whist; Whist at a Glance; American
Leads; Common Sense Leads; Whist and Its Masters;
Foster's Autograph Edition of Hoylt; Foster s Hoyle,
Cinch; Poker; Hearts; Dice and Dominoes; Whist In-
ferences; Practical Poker; Call-Ace Euchre; Fosters
Bridge Maxims; The Gist of Bridge; Foster's Complete
Bridge; Foster on Pinochle; Foster's Skat Manual;
Pocket Daws of Skat; Pocket Laws of Bridge; Pocket
Laws of Pinochle; Pocket Laws of Five Hundred;
Foster's Auction Bridge; author of novels Caib 44 and
The Memory Professor. Mr. Foster is a frequent con-
tb'r of fiction to the magazines. Recreations: Photog-
raphy, golf, vachting. Clubs: Fox Hills Golf. N. Y
Bridge Whist; Savage, National Liberal (London I
Address: 532 Monroe St., Brooklyn, N. Y.

FOSTER, ROGER

Lawyer, author; b. Worcester, Mass., April 21, 1857;
s Dwight (att'y-gen. and justice Supreme Court,
Mass.) and Henrietta Perkins (Baldwin) Foster (a.
Roger S. Baldwin, gov. and U. S. Senator from Conn.);
grad. Yale, A.B., 1878, A.M.. 1881; Columbia Daw Sch.,
LL B , 1880; unmarried. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1880;
lecturer at Yale Law Sch., on federal jurisprudence;
counsel for Caro heirs in cases which established lia-
bility of elevated railroad companies to abutters in
N. Y. City, 1880-1884; appt'd tenement house comm r
by Gov. Flower, 1894; drafted tenement house laws
oflS95; as special counsel for N. Y. City B"d of Health,
1896-1898, prosecuted proceedings which established
the constitutionality of one of these laws, and re-
sulted in the condemnation and destruction of more
than 70 unsanitarv tenement houses; in 1896, pro-
cured apptm't of the receivers of Bay State Gas Co.
(subsequently criticised by Thomas Lawson in Frenz-
ied Finance for which Lawson apologized); in 1902,
procured decision of N. Y. Supreme Court, holding un-
constitutional section of charter which forbade pen-
sioners positions in civil service of N. Y. City. Au-
thor: Taxation of the Elevated Railroads of N. Y. City
(pamphlet); Treatise on the Federal Judiciary Acts of
1S75 and 1877; Treatise on Federal Practice (5 edi-
tions, 1890, 1892, 1901, 1909, 1913); Commentaries on
the Constitution of the United States (vol. I), 895)
Treatise on the Income Tax of 1904 (Joint author with
E. V. Abott), 1S95; Liberty of Contract, 1912; also
several pamphlets and articles in periodicals; Trial
by Newspaper (N. Am. Review, May, 1887), in which
were first used the phrases "trial by newspaper," and
"court of public opinion;" and article in Albany Law
Journal on Treason Trials in the United States, Oct.
26, 1892, which caused abandonment of the proceed-
ings instituted in Pa. to try riotous strikers for trea-
son; has also edited and written articles upon At-
tachment and Removal of Causes, in Cyclopedia of
Law and Procedure. Address: Liberty Tower, N. if.
City.

FOSTER, SCOTT

Banker; b. near Newburgh, N. Y., May 19, 1837; s.
Dr. John L. and Harriet (Scott) Foster; m. Potters-
ville, N. J 1867, Emeline Hegeman (died July, 1906);
children: J. Hegeman, b. Jan. 16, 1868; Eugene Gray,
b. May 13, 1869; Howard Crosby, b. Feb. 7, 1877; Jen-
nie Groendyke, b. June 14, 1875. Dry goods clerk for
Jeremiah Lambert, 1853-1859. Became v.-p. 1882, and
since 1884 pres. People's Bank. Mem. firm Foster



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Bros., N. Y Fort Wayne & Terre Haute, Ind., 1859-

1882. Council N. T. Univ., Chamber of Commerce, N.
Y. Hist. Soc; N. Y. Zool. Sac; Met. Museum of Art,
Am. Museum Nat. Hist.; N. Y. Botanical Garden, Pres-
by'n Union. Treas. Northern Dispensary and North
Eastern Dispensary. Executor and trustee of a num-
ber of large estates. Presby'n; an elder in Rutgers
Presby'n Ch., and mem. Presby'n B'd Foreign Missions.
Clubs: Union League, Quill, Economies. Residence;
332 W. 72d St. Address: 395 Canal St., N. Y. City.

FOSTER, THEODOSIA MARIA TOLL

Educator, writer; b. Verona, N. Y., 1838; grad.
Oneida Sem., 1861; m. 1869, James H. Foster (died
1872). Principal of Home Sch., Verona, N. Y., for
several years; has since devoted her time to writing
under pseudonym of "Faye Huntington." Author: In
Earnest; Through Patience; Kitty Farnham; Allan
Phillips; Fred Roberts; Mr. MeKenzie's Answer; Rip-
ley Parsonage; Echoing and Re-echoing; Mrs. Deane's
Way; Millerton People; What Fide Remembers; Com-
petitive Workmen; St. Paul's Problem; The Boynton
Neighborhood; Modern Exodus; His First Charge;
Lewis Elmore, Crusader; A Break in Schedule Time;
Opportunity Circle. Pres. Women's Christian Temper-
ance Union of Oneida Co. Address: Verona, N. Y.
FOSTER, W. BERT

Author; b. Providence, R. I., Nov. 3, 1869; s. Ben-
jamin Norton and Annie E. W. (Dexter) Foster; en.
Providence public schools. Began to write juvenile
fiction, 1886; adult fiction nine years later; came to
N. Y. City, 1899; magazine writer. Author: The Lost
Galleon, 1901; With Washington at Valley Forge;
The Treasure of Southlake Farm, 1902;; With Ethan
Allen at Ticonderoga; In Alaskan Waters, 1903; The
Eve of War, 1904; The Lost Expedition, 1905; The
Heron Nest, 1909; Sea to Sea Series, 1913. Address:
760 Third Av., N. Y. City.

FOSTER, WARREN W.

Jurist; b. July 26, 1859; s. Nat. W. and Fanny
(Miller) Foster; grad. Williston iSem., East Hampton.
Mass., 1877; Dartmouth Coll., A.B., 1881, A.M., 1883:
Columbia Coll., LL.B., 1883; unmarried. Admitted to
bar, 1883; elected judge Court of Gen. Sessions for
term expiring Jan. 31, 1913. Has traveled extensively
through Europe, Asia. Africa and the Indies. Dir. Am.
Light and Traction Co. (Exec. Com.), t ashlon Farm
Land Co., Western Gas Co. (Milwaukee), San Antonio
Traction Co., Michigan Light Co., Gas Securities Co.
Democrat. Vice-p. Western Co. of Milwaukee. Mem.
Psi Upsilon fraternity. Recreations: Farming, yacht-
ing. Club: Nat. Democratic. Residence: 435 E. 57th
St. Address: 32 Franklin St., N. Y. City.

FOSTER, WILLIAM EDWARD

Editor; b. New Haven, Conn., June 4, 1839; s.
Eleazer K. and Mary (Codrington) Foster; grad. Yale
Univ., A.M., 1860; m. S. Elyot Betts, d. Frederick J.
Betts; one daughter, Louise Holbrook Foster (wife of
Albert S. Thompson, Buffalo). Ass't q.-m.-gen. on
staff of Gov W. A. Buckingham, of Conn.. April, 1861,
till appt'd July, 1862, acting ass't paymaster, U. S. N.;
held position to close of war. Entered as att'y-at-law
at New Haven, Conn.; in 1868 went to Lynchburg, Va.,
becoming part owner and editor Lvnchburg Republi-
can; in March, 1870, went to Buffalo as editor Buffalo
Commercial until July, 1911, when resigned. Indepen-
dent Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Military Order
Loyal Legion (N. Y. Commandery). Pres. Buffalo Yale
Alumni Ass'n for 3 years. Clubs: Buffalo, Buffalo
University. Address: 431 Delaware Av., Buffalo, N. Y.

FOSTER, WILLIAM EDWARD

Sugar refiner, investor; b. T.homaston, Me., 1864; s-
Benjamin T. and Susan (Harrington) Foster; ed. pub-
lic sch. of Brooklyn; m. Hackensack, N. J., June 19,
1900, Mary Rebecca Clarendon; children: Jane Louise,
h 1901; Madeline, b. 1902. In sugar business since

1883, starting with Havemeyer Sugar Refining Co.,
which was absoribed by Sugar Refineries Co.. 1887.
and succeeded by American Sugar Refining Co. in
1891, of which is treas. Treas. Am. Sugar Refining
Co. of N. Y. and Brooklyn Cooperage Co.; treas. and
dir. Great Western Land Co., Mo.; dir. Oleona R. R.
Co., of Pa., M. E. Clarendon & Sons Co. of N. Y., Pre-
ferred Havana Tobacco Oo. of N. Y., Butler County
R. R. Co. of Mo., John F. Kelly Co. of Xewark, N. J.
Republican. Elder in Reformed Dutch Oh. of Hacken-
sack; mem. B'd Foreign Missions. Dutch Reformed
Ch. Recreations: Golf, tennis. Clubs: Hackensack
Golf, Oritani Field. Areola Country, Union League,
Crescent Athletic. Residence: Hackensack, N. J. Ad-
dress: 117 Wall St., N. Y. City.

FOURNIER, ALEXIS JEAN

Artist; b. St. Paul, Minn., July 4, 1865; s. Isaiah and
Mary Fournier; studied at Academie Julien, Paris;



also with Jean Paul Laurens, Bery, Constant, Henri
Harpignies; m. April, 1S87, Emma M. Fricke; children:
Grace, b 1888; Paul, b. 1889. Exhibitor in Paris Salon
and in all current exb'ns in America and Europe; ac-
companied, as artist, Jay Smith exploring party among
the cliff dwellings of Ariz., Colo., Utah and N. Mexico,
and planned exhibit of same at Chicago Exb'n (collec-
tion now in Pa. Acad, of Sciences); represented by
work in permanent collections at Vanderbilt Univ.
(Nashville, Tenn.), Albright Gallery (Buffalo), Muni-
cipal Gallery (Minneapolis), Kenwood Club (Chicago),
Muskegon Museum of Art (Muskegon, Mich.), Detroit
Museum of Art, Detroit, Mich.. Toledo Museum of Art,
Toledo, O., and in many clubs and private galleries.
Author and lecturer of groups of 25 paintings of the
Haunts and Homes of Barbizon Masters. Mem. Min-
neapolis Art League (founder), Am. Art Ass'n (Paris),
Sac. Western Artists, Soc. Chicago Artists, etc.; art
dir. Roycroft Guild. East Aurora, N. Y. Clubs:
Buffalo Artists, Cliff Dwellers (Chicago). Address:
East Aurora. N. Y.

FOUSE, LEVI GARNER

Life underwriter; b. Clover Creek, Pa., Oct. 21, 1850;
s. Adam and Susannah (Garner) Fouse; ed. Juniata
Collegiate Inst., 1866; Heidelberg Coll., Tiffin, Ohio,
1S67; Mercersburg Coll., 1869; sp'l studies in actu-
arial science; m. Mercersburg, Pa., Jan 10, 1870. Mary
B, Hause. Founder and pres. since 187S, Fidelity Mu-
tual Life Ins. Co., N. Y. and Philadelphia; dir. Third
Nat. Bank. Central Trust Co. Mem. Am. Acad. Polit.
and Social Science, Am. Statist. Ass'n; mem. exec,
cam. Ass'n of Life Ins. Presidents. Has written vari-
ous monographs and contb'ns on life insurance and
actuarial subjects. Residence: 3613 Baring St. Ad-
dress: 112 N. Broad St., Philadelphia, and 111 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

FOWLER, ALBERT PERRY

Lawyer; b. Syracuse. N. Y., Nov. 5, 1867; s. Albert
and Janette (Perry) Fowler; grad. Cornell Univ., A.B.,
1891; m. June 1, 1899, Florence Dillaye Vann; chil-
dren: Katherlne Dillaye Fowler, b. 1902; Albert Vann
Fowler, b. 1904; Ruth and Elizabeth Fowler, b. 1907.
Engaged in general practice of law since 1896, at Sy-
racuse, N. Y. Dir. and att'y Syracuse Dry Goods Co.,
First Nat. Bank of Syracuse. Republican; Presby'n.
Mem. N. Y. State Bar Ass'n. Trustee N. Y. State Cus-
todial Asylum at Newark, N. Y.; Associated Charities.
Syracuse, N. Y. Clubs: Century, Citizens. University
(Syracuse), University (N. Y. City). Address: 531 Oak
St., Syracuse, N. Y.

FOWLER, ARTHUR A.

Iron merchant; b. N. Y. City, Mar. 1, 1878: s. An-
derson and Emily (Arthur) Fowler; grad. Columbia
Coll., 1899. Mem. firm Rogers, Brawn & Co.. pig Iron,
coke, ferro-manganese, etc.; also dir. Empire Steel &
Iron Co., Red Rock Fuel Co., Northern Ins. Co.. Cald-
well Land & Lumber Co. Clubs: University. Racquet
& Tennis, Riding. Residence: 111 East 61st St. Ad-
dress: 30 Church St., N. Y. City.

FOWLER, CARL H.

Lawyer: b. Evanston 111.. Aug. 24, 1S73; s. Bishop
Charles H. and Myra A. (Hitchcock) Fowler; grad.
Univ. of Minnesota, A.B., 1895, B.S., 1S96; Columbia
Univ., A.M.. 1897, LL.B., 1899; unmarried. Made four
tours through British Isles and Europe, once through
S. America, once around the world, and also through
U. S., including Alaska. V.-p. and dir. Homewood
Nitrogen Co., pres. and dir. Shallow Water Boat Co.,
dir. Gardner Artificial Lumber Co., dir. and v.-p. Op-
penheimer Inst. Republican; Methodist Episcopalian.
V.-p. Methodist Social Union: mem. Psi Upsilon fra-
ternity. Clubs: Lawyers. Psi Upsilon (N. Y. City),
Economic. Residence: 338 W. 72d St. Address: 55
Liberty St., N. Y. City.

FOWLER, CHARLES SUMNER

Lawver, State official; b. Gouverneur, N. Y.. Sept.
26 1866; s. Henry and Ellen Douglas (Phelps) Fowler:
ed. public schs. of Gouverneur, N. Y.. Gouverneur Wes-
leyan Sem. (grad. 1884); Cornell Univ., A.B., 1888;
Cornell Law Sch., 1894-1895; m. Ithaca, N. Y.. Sept. 3.
1890. Marr Elizabeth Gillett. Instr. mathematics. 1889-
1896; ass't registrar, 1S91-1S93 Cornell: chief exam-
iner, N. Y. State Civil Service comm'n, 1896-1909. Sec-
ond Deputy Sup't of Ins. N. Y. State, 1900-1912: ass't
gen. counsel, Nat. B'd of Fire Underwriters, 1912. Pres.
Nat. Assembly of Civil Service Comm'ns. 1906-1908
Mem. Beta Theta Pi. Club: Beta Theta Pi (N. Y.).
Address: 988 E. 18th St.. Brooklyn, N. Y.

FOWLER, EDWARD PAYSON

Physician, author; b. Coshocton, N. Y.. Nov. 30. 1834;
grad N Y. Med. Coll., M.D. (first prize man), 1855; m.
1st, 1S73. M. Louise Mumford (deceased); 2d, 189H. Mil-
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graduation; studied homoeopathy as well as the old
school, and practised the two in connection, be
believer in and doctor of non-sectarianism In
cine, and was instrumental in adoption in 1878 of
those rules known as New Code; lion. M.D., 1N77, from
B'd of Regents of State of N. Y.. and appt'd examiner
in anatomy on first B'd of N. Y. State Examiners for
conferring Med. Degrees. Served in Ward's Island and
Hahnemann Hosps.; one of founders and ex-pres. N.
Y. Medico-Chirurgical Soc. ; mem. N. Y. Acad. Medi-
cine, N. Y. Neurol. Soc, Med. Soc. Co. of N. Y., U. S.
Med. Ass'n, N. Y. State Med. Ass'n. Author: /Etiology
and General History of Scarlet Fever; Pseudo-Ty-
phoid Fever; Certain Maladies of the Heart; Abnor-
malities of the Cerebral Convolutions, etc. Translator:
Charcot's Localization in Diseases of the Brain; Rich-
ert's Physiology and Histology of the Cerebral Con-
volutions; Benedikt's Anatomical Study of the Brains
of Criminals. Has delivered many lectures befo-e
medical bodies. Republican. Club: Union League.
Address: 40 West 6Sth St., N. Y. City.

FOWLER, EDWARD SYDNEY

Lawyer; b. Xewburgh. N. Y. ; s. Lieut. Col. David
Edward and Jane Ann (Belknap) Fowler; ed. High-
land Acad. (Xewburgh, N. Y.) and by private tutors;



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