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grad. Columbia Univ., L.L.B.; m. 1st, Brooklyn, N. Y.,
1S97. Katharine Viets Bonnell (died 1901); 2nd, Wash-
ington, D. C, 1906, Linda M. T., d. Rev. Samuel
Tweedale of Philadelphia. Clerk in law office of ex-
Judge William Fullerton; practising att'y since 1875;
admitted to Bar, Supreme Court of Dist. of Columbia,
all U. S. courts, and oourts in State of N. Y. Referee
in action against John Y. McKane, rendering judg-
ment in favor of City of Brooklyn, for $420,000; en-
gaged largely in private practice in mn'g estates,
serving as executor and trustee; also retained as
counsel in Customs Revenue cases. Subway comrn'r
on construction of tunnels under East River, and
comrn'r of appraisement in aqueduct condemnations.
Youngest clerk appt'd in War Dep't at Washington:
also- clerk in office of Sec. of Treasury; .chief of
records and files div.. U. S. Mint Service, Washington,
counsel to gen. appraiser, law clerk in Appraiser's
Office. N. Y., ass't appraiser of merchandise, N. Y.,
appraiser of Port of N. Y., 1906-1907; Collector of Port
of N. Y., 1907-1909. Private Sec. to Major-Gen. How-
a-rd, U. S. Army, appt'd 2nd lieut., but declined, to
continue practise of law. Comm'd major, U. 'S. Vol.,
May 28. 1898, serving as paymaster during Spanish-
Am. War; mustered out Jan. 31, 1899; appt'd major,
U. S. A., serving as ass't chief of Record and Pension
Office, until Feb. 15. 1905; capt. ordnance officer, 22nd
Brigade, N. G. N. Y. ; lieut.-col. and aide-de-camp to
gov. of N. Y. ; Col. and Ass't Judge Advocate-Gen. of
State of N. Y. Treas. and dlr. Nat. Bond & Mortgage
Ins. Co. N. Y. Republican; Presby'n. Mason. Mem.
Sons of Revolution. Society of War of 1812; Loyal Le-
gion of U. S.. Sons of Veterans, Spanish-Am. War
Veterans, Naval and Military Order, Spanish-Am. War;
Chancellor. Soc. of Am. Wars. Club: Union League.
Address: SI Nassau St., and 150 Broadrway, N. Y. City.

FOWLER, GEORGE LITTLE

Consulting mech. eng'r; b. Cherry Valley, N. Y.,
Aug. 9, 1S55; s. Jonathan A. and Eliza O. (Little)
Fowler; grad. Amherst Coll.. A.B., 1877; m. Saginaw.
Mich.. Oct. 17. 18S3, Harriet F. Goldie. Independent in
politics. Unitarian. Mem. Am. Soc. of Mech. Eng'rs,
Master Car Builders' Ass'n. Am. R'y Master Mechanics'
Ass'n. Recreation: Yachting. Address: 83 Fulton St.,
N. Y. City.

FOWLER, J. SAMUEL

Lawyer; b. Harmony, Chautauqua Co., N. Y.. June
15, 1873; s. Rev. Dexter S. and Annette A. (Dosee)
Fowler; ed. Jamestown High Sch.; grad. Albany Law
Sch., LL.B.; m. Ashville, N. Y Dec. 7, 1898, Velma M.
Steward; one son: Donald Steward. Admitted to the
Jamestown Bar In 1896, and has been practising there
ever since. Supervisor of Harmony 4 years, elected
when he was 22 years of age; mem. State Assembly,
189S-1903 (chm'n Com. on Gen. Laws, mem, Ways and
Means. Judiciary, and other important corns.); deputv
att'y-gen. N. Y. State, 1909-1910. Has contributed nu-
merous articles to public press on polit. topics. Re-
publican. Mem. Jamestown Bar Ass'n. Masonic Order,
I. O. O. F.. Knights of Pythias, Patrons of Husbandry.
Address: Jamestown, N. Y.

FOWLER, JOSEPH MILLSPAUGH

Lawyer; b. Walden, Orange Co., N. Y., July 15, 1873;
s. Nicholas Jansen and Elizabeth (MillspaUgh) Fow-
ler; ed. New Paltz Normal Sch., Rutgers Coll., 2 vears;
Cornell Univ., B.Litt., 1895. and Cornell Law Sch.; m
Kingston, N. Y., April 23, 1902, Katherine Winne Frear;
one son: Nicholas Jansen, b. Nov. 28, 1908. Admitted
to bar in 1897, and since in gen. practice at Kingston.
N. Y. Dir. in several local corp'ns. Mem. N. Y. State



Bar Ass'n, Ulster Co. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. Hist. Soc. Mem.
Nat Guard ten years, retiring as 1st lieut. Co. M, 1st
Reg't, N. G. N. Y., 1905; during Spanish-Am. War
served with Co. M, 1st N. Y. Vols., as corporal and 2d
lieut., in U S. and Hawaii. Mem. Delta Upsilon Coll.
fraternity, Chancery Law Sch. Soc. Mem. of Assem-
bly, N. Y. State, 1906, 1907. 1908, 1909, 1910. from Ulster
Co. Pres. B'd of Mg'rs, Ulster Co. Tuberculosis Hosp.
Republican. Candidate for County Judge. 1912. Ma.
son and Shriner, A. O. A. M., Elks, L. O. O. M. Mem.
Dutch Reformed Ch. Clubs: Kingston, Twaalfsklll
Country (Kingston, N. Y.). Residence: 105 St. James
St., Kingston, N. Y. Office: 293 Wall St., Kingston,
N. Y.

FOWLER, P. VAN BENSCHOTEN

Physician; b. Newburgh, N. Y., Feb. 0, 1866; s. C. Gil-
bert and Elizabeth (Du Bois) Fowler; ed. Y. M. C. A.
Training Sch., Springfield, Mass., 1SS9; Medico-Chirur-
gical Coll., Philadelphia, M.D., 1897; m. Philadelphia,
Pa., Nov. 22, 1900, Matilda P. Donaghy; children:
Charles Gil'bert, b. 1901; Frank Bowman, b. 1903; Mar-
garet Donaghy, b. 1904; John Du Bois, b. 1905. In-
terne at Samaritan Hosp., Philadelphia, 1897-1898;
since Sept., 1898, in practice at Centre -Moriches, N. Y.
Sec. Suffolk Co. Med. Soc. over 4 years; mem. Associ-
ated Physicians of Long Island, N. Y. State Med. Soc,
Am. Med. Ass'n, Royal Arcanum, B'd of Bd'n. Pro-
gressive; Presby'n. Recreation: Gardening. Address:
Centre Moriches, N. Y.

FOWLER, RUSSELL S.

Surgeon; b. Brooklyn, May 1, 1874; s. George Ryer-
son and Louise R. (Wells) Fowler; ed. Brooklyn Poly
Inst., 1891; Coll. Phys. and Surgs. (Columbia) M.D.,
1895; m. N. Y. City, Dec. 26, 1894, Eleanor S. White.
Adjunct surgeon Brooklyn Hosp., 1896-1906; ass't
surgeon M. E. (Seney) Hosp.., 1898-1906; chief
surgeon 1st div. German Hosp. (Brooklyn), surgeon
Methodist Episcopal (Seney) Hosp., etc. Fellow N. Y.
Acad, of Medicine. Mem. Med. Soc. State of N. Y. and
Co. of Kings, Brooklyn Surg., Med. and Pathol. Socs.,
Associated Physicians of Dong Island, Am. Med. Ass'n,
Coll. of Surgeons. Club: Nassau Country. Author: Op-
erating Room and Patient. Address 301 De Kalb Av,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

FOWLER, THOMAS POWELL

Lawyer; b. Newburgh, N. Y., Oct. 26, 1851; grad. Co-
lumbia Law Sch., 1874; m. April 20, 1876, Isabelle Dun-
ning. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1874, and since then en-
gaged in practice in N. Y. City. Became dir. Shenango
& Allegheny R. R., 1879; dir. Lehigh & Hudson River
R R Co. 1881; W. iPa. and Shenango Connecting R. K-,
1883; N. Y., Ontario & Western R'y, 1884; appt d I re-
ceiver Shenango & Allegheny R. R., March 15, 1S84,
and pres. same road March 31, 1884; dir. Atchison, To-
peka & Santa Fe R'y, Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe R y,
Lehigh & Hudson River R'y, Santa Fe, Prescott &
Phoenix R'y, Calif. Eastern R'y, Randsburgh Ry Co
Santa Fe Pacific R. R., Southern Calif. R'y Co., English
Ass'n of Am. Bond and Share Holders, Ltd.; Temple
Iron Co.. etc.; Mem. Sons of the Revolution. Clubs:
Metropolitan, Grolier, Down Town, Tuxedo. Residence:
39 E. 68th St. Address: Grand Central Terminal, N.
Y. City.

FOX, ANDREW JACKSON

Physician; b. Natchez, Adams Co., Miss., Nov. 14,
1856; s. Andrew J. and Mary E. (Seymour) Fox; ed.
Poly Inst. Brooklyn; Jefferson Coll., Washington,
Miss ' Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., now under Univ. of
N Y m. N. Y. City, Mary McCaw Patterson, who is
descendant of Edward III, of England; children: Dor-
othy, b. 1892; William P. (died at age of 2); Andrew
Jackson, b. 1898; Seymour Nelson, b. 1900; Virginia M.,
b. 1903. Physician, hosp. graduate, chief med. officer
of Equitable Life Ins. Soc. for Borough of Brooklyn.
Democrat; Episcopalian. Mem. N. Y. County Med. Soc,
N. Y. State Med. Soc, Greater N. Y. Med. Soc, Hospital
Graduate Club. Recreations: Fishing, hunting. Pres.
and chm'n Fish and Game Com. of Mahopac Protection
Ass'n, Forest, Fish and Game Soc. of America. Club:
Mahopac Golf. Address: 73 E. 54th St., N. Y. City.

FOX, AUSTEN G.

Lawyer; b. September 7, 1849; ed. Choule's Sch.,
Newport, R. I., and Churchill's Mil. Sch., Sing Sing, N.
Y.; grad. Harvard A.B., 1SG9; m. 1877, Alice Hoppin.
Admitted to bar, 1872; sp'l ass't dist. att'y in prosecu-
tion of police officials after Lexow Com. investigation,
1894-1896; chm'n Citizens' Com. of Nine on reorg'n of
N. Y. police force, 1905; counsel defense in Sulzer Im-
peachment Trial, 1913; mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y
N. Y. Hist. Soc, St. Nicholas Soc. (pres.). Met. Museum
of Art. Clubs: Harvard (pres.), University, Century,
Players, City (pres.), 19th Century. Residence: 37 E.
39th St. Address: 45 Wall St., N. Y. City.



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FOX, GEORGE HENRY

Physician; b. Ballston Spa., N. T., Oct. 8, 1846; s.
Norman and Jane De Hart (Freeman) Fox; ed. Sche-
nectady High Sch., Univ. of Rochester, A.B., A.M., Univ.
of Pa., M.D. ; m. Titusville, Pa., Aug. 29, 1872, Harriet
Louisa Gibbs; children: George Howard, Adallne, Al-
anson Gibbs, Helen. Enlisted during coll. course (1864)
In the 77th Reg't, N. Y. Vols., and served 8 months;
one year (1870) in Philadelphia Hosp.; studied 3 years
in Berlin, Vienna. Paris and London, and traveled in
Greece and Turkey; began med. practice in N. Y. City,
1873; mem. and ex-pres. Med. Socs. Co. and State of N.
Y., N. Y. and Am. Dermatol. Socs.; prof, dermatology
Columbia Univ. since 1880; governor N. Y.- Skin and
Cancer Hosp. Author: Atlas of Skin Diseases, etc.
Recreations: Entomology, ornithology, horticulture.
Clubs: University, Psi Upsilon (ex-pres.), Barnard.
Residence: 43 E. 58th St. Address: 616 Madison Av.,
N. Y. City.

FOX, GEORGE LEVI

Educator; b. New Haven, Conn., Nov. 16, 1852; s.
Levi Goodell and Elizabeth Hamlin (Bodfish) Fox;
grad. Yale Univ., A.B., A.M., LL.B. Rector Hopkins
Grammar Sch.. New Haven, Conn. 1885-1901; principal
University Sch.. since 1901. AddTess: 7 College St.,
New Haven, Conn.

FOX, JOHN

Clergyman; h. Doylestown, Pa., Feb. 13, 1853; s. Ed-
ward J. and Mary (Wilson) Fox; ed. Lafayette College
B.D., 1891; LL.D , 1912: Princeton Theol. Sem.: m. Lex-
ington, Ky 1886, Margaret B. Kinkead; one d.. Pearce
Klnkead Fox. Pastor at Baltimore, Md., 1877-1882;
North Presby'n Ch., Allegheny, Pa., 1882-1893; 2d
Presby'n Ch.. Brooklyn, N. Y., 1893-1898; corr. sec. Am.
Bible Soc since 1898. Dir. and trustee Princeton
Theol. Sem.; mem. B'd Foreign Missions. Presby'n Ch.
Contb'r to religious press. Residence, E. Orange, N.
J. Address: Bible House, Astor Place, N. Y. City.

FOX, LYTTLETON

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Feb. 22, 1881; s. Edward
Campbell and Mary (Eddy) Fox; ed. Lawrenceville
Sch., N. J.; grad. Yale, A.B., 1902 (chm'n Yale Literary
Mag., class historian, editor Yale Courant); N. Y. Law
Sch.. LL.B., 1904; m. Good Ground, L. I., Sept. 19, 1905,
Genevieve, d. Justice Morgan J. O'Brien (ex-presidlng
justice Appellate Div. Supreme Court). Pres. and dir.
Fifty Broad St. Bld'g; dir. Delmonico's, N. Y. News
Bureau, Atlantic Coast Realty Co.. Thomas E. Crlm-
mins Real Estate and Construction Co. (sec), Hamil-
ton Press; sec. Stock Quotation Telegraph Co., Tubes
Realty and Terminal Co. Independent in politics.
Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Chi Delta Theta of Yale
(literary), Alpha Delta Phi (Yale Chapter), Phi Delta
Phi (Dwight Chapter). Clubs: Yale, Aero, Manhattan,
Oakland Golf. Residence: 136 E. 72d St. Address: 2
Rector St., N. Y. City.

FOX, RECTOR K.

Broker; b. Bourbon Co., Ky.; s. John W. Fox; grad.
Harvard, 1896; m. Feb. 7, 1901, Hilda C. Seccomb. For-
merly pres. Fox, Duffield & Co. (publishers); mem.
Squadron A, N.G.N.Y. Democrat; Campbellite. Cluhs:
Harvard, The Players. Residence: State Road, Mt.
Kisco Westchester Co., N. Y. Address: 25 Broad St.,
N. Y. City.

FOX, WILLIAM HENRY

Museum director; b. Philadelphia, Pa., Nov. 10, 1858;
s. Daniel M. and Elizabeth Caroline (Korn) Fox; grad.
Univ. of Pa., class of 1881, A.B.,; Law Sch. Univ. of
?hn m , laS r\ ,- 1S 83, B.L.; m. Phila., Pa., Catherine
I nomas Dobbins. Engaged in practise of law after
graduation, later journalism; contb'r Public Ledger,
Evening Bulletin, Daily News. Philadelphia; Indian-
apolis News; Sec. Dep't of Fine Arts, St. Louis Uni-
versal Exp'n, 1904; sec. Internat. Jury of Awards, St.
Louis Exp'n. and juryman for Russia; dir. Herron Art
Inst.. Indianapolis, 1905-1910; comm'r for Wallace
Monument, Washington, D. C, 1908; ass't to U. S.
Comm'r Internat. Exp'n of Art and History, Rome.
1911; sec. Internat. Jury of Awards at Rome Exp'n,
and juryman for the U. S.; curator-in-chief Brooklyn
Museum of Arts and Science 1913; travelled and stud-
ied art in Europe. Mem. Phila. Bar, Am. Museums
Ass'n, Am. Federation of Arts, Phi Kappa Psi frater-
nity; Japan Soc, hon. mem. Ind. Chapter Am. Inst, of
Architects. Sons of Revolution, decorated by King of
Italy, officer of order of Crown of Italy; v.-p. School
Art League, N. Y. City. Mem. N. Y. Advisory Com. for
Fine Arts, Panama-Pacific Internat. Exp'n. Clubs:
University (Indianapolis), Philadelphia Art. National
Arts (N. Y.), Authors (London). Residence: 169 Co-
lumbia Heights. Brooklyn. Address: Central Museum.
Eastern Parkway. Brooklyn. N Y.



FOY, EDDIE (EDWARD FITZGERALD)

Actor; b. N. Y. City; m. Madeline Morando, premiere
danseuse. Made first public appearance in a clog
dance at a benefit at the Newsboys' Home, Chicago,
1869-; was dancing and doing turns at concert halls
In Chicago and Kansas City, 1876-1881; appeared at
the Adelphi Theatre, San Francisco, in white-face spe-
cialties in the opening olios, and played leading parts
in the dramas which wound up the show. Later was
a member of Emerson's Minstrels, and of the Cam-
croft Minstrels in Philadelphia; after that with va-
rious companies, making first comedy hit as the Luna-
tic, with Kate Castleton; since then has starred in
many parts, among them being The Orchid at the
Herald Square Theatre, N. Y. City, season of 1907-
1908; Mr. Hamlet of Broadway, 1909; Up and Down
Broadway, 1910, etc. Address: Post Road. New Ro-
chelle, N. Y.

FRAME, JAMES EVERETT

Professor of theology, Union Theol. Sem.; b. Bos-
ton, Mass., Mar. 24, 1868; s. James and Martha (Clark)
Frame; ed. Boston public schs., Boston Latin Sch.,
1887; Harvard Univ., A.B., 1891, A.M., 1892, D.D., 1913;
Union Theol. Sem., N. Y. City, 1892-1895; fellow Union
Theol. Sem. at Univ. of Berlin and Gottingen, 1895-
1897; m. Yokohoma, Japan, May 22, 1906, Jean Her-
ring Loomis; children: James Sutherland, b. Dec. 24,
1907; Dorothy Loomis. b. .Mar. 15. 1909; Donald Mur-
doch, b. Dec. 14, 1911. Instr. 1897-1901, ass't prof.
1901-1903; asso. prof. 1903-1905, Edward Robinson
prof, biblical theology, since Mav, 1905. Traveled in
Western Europe, 1895-1897, in England, 1905, in U. S.
and Japan, 1906. in Scbtland, 1910. Author: Purpose
of New Testament Theology, 1905 (inaugural address);
Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Epistles
of St. Paul to the Thessalonians. 1912; contb'r to theo-
logical reviews and dictionaries, etc. Republican;
Presby'n. Mem. Am. Oriental Soc, Soc. of Biblical
Literature and Exegesis. Club: Century Ass'n. Ad-
dress: Broadway, at 120th St., N. Y. City.

FRANCE, ROY W.

Lawyer; b. Lowville, N. Y., July 27, 1883; s. Joseph
H. and Hannah F. France; ed. Johnstown (N. Y.) High
Sch., Hamilton Coll., George Washington Univ., A.B.,
A.M.; m. Upper Montclair, N. J., June 13, 1912. Ethel
E. Camp. Admitted to bar, 1906, and began practice
in Buffalo, N. Y., mem. Arm Knapp & France, 1907-
1908; became associated with present firm of Duell,
Warfield & Duell, of N. Y. City, In 1908. Pres. and
dir. Fulton-Bell-Co., v.-p. S. S. McClure Co.. sec, treas.
and dir. National Metalizing Co., treas. and dir. Com-
pound Cycle Engine Co., dir. Klauder-Welden Dyeing
Machine Co. Chm'n for several years of State Com.
of Brooklyn Young Republican Club and of B'd of
Govs, of Eleventh Assembly Dist. Rep. Club, Delegate
to various convs. and campaign speaker. In 1912,
joined Progressive Party; mem. Squadron C, in Brook-
lyn. Progressive; Presby'n. Mem. Theta Delta Chi
fraternity. Recreations: Tennis and yachting. Club:
University (Brooklyn). Residence: Port Washington,
N. Y. Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y. City.

FRANCIS, CHARLES EDGAR

Lawyer; b. Dubuque, la., Mar. 31, 1872; s. Charles
and Mary (Asals) Francis; ed. Rugby Sch., Louisville,
Ky.; grad. N. Y. Univ. Law Sch., LL.B., 1893; m. Brook-
lyn, Jan. 20, 1S97, Florence M. Fitch; children: Flor-
ence Mildred, Charles Harold. Has traveled exten-
sively in Europe; admitted to the bar, 1893; engaged
in gen. practice, representing large estates and
corp'ns, in several of which is a dir. Republican.
Master Stella Lodge, No. 485, F. and A. M.; mem. Ori-
ent Chapter, No. 138, R. A. M., Damascus Commandery,
K. T. ; Kismet Temple, Mystic Shrine; corr. sec. Brook-
lyn Sunday School Union; mem. Bedford Branch
Brooklyn. Y. M. C. A. Recreations: Boating, automo-
biling, driving, traveling. Clubs: Motor Boat of
America, Underwriters. Residence: 264 Monroe St.,
Brooklyn. Address: 92 William St., N. Y. City.

FRANCIS, JAMES A.

Clergyman; b. Upper Stewiache, Nova Scotia. Mar.
20, 1864; s. Daniel (M.D.) and Christy Ann (Tupper)
Francis; ed. in public schs.; m. New Glasgow, Nova
Scotia, Nov. 2, 1891, Nellie Stewart Taught sch. 1881-
1883; clerk, 1883-1887; sec. branch of Boston Y.M.C.A.,
1887-1888. Pastor Bapt. Ch., Interboro, N. H., 1888-
1891, Riverside Bapt. Ch., N. Y. City, 1891-1898. 2d Av.
Bapt. Ch., N. Y. City, 1898-1902, Clarendon St. Bapt.
Ch., Boston, 1902-1903; State evangelist for N. Y.,
under apptm't of Home Missionary Soc, and N. Y.
State Bapt. Conv., 1905-1907; gen. evangelist under
Am. Bapt. Home Missionary Soc, 1907-1909; resumed
pastorate of Clarendon St. Ch., 1909. Author: North-
field Addresses, The Lord's Prayer. Drops from a Liv-
ing Fountain. Address: Boston, Mass.



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FRANCIS, LEWIS W.

Mf'r; b. Port Henry, N. Y., July 21, 1865: s. Rev.
Lewis and Elizabeth V. (Wltherbee) Francis; grad.
Williams Coll., A.B., 1SSS; m. Brooklyn, Dec. 6, 1900,
Sarah D. Chapman; children: Lewis W.. Jr., b. Oct.
31, 1902; John C., b. Feb. 22. 1905; Mary D., b. Feb. 29,
190S. Sec. and dir. Witherbee, Sherman & Co., Inc.;
sec, treas. and dir. Witherbee Real Estate and Im-
provement Co. Hem. Am. Inst. Mining Eng'rs, Am.
Iron and Steel Inst., Alpha Delta Phi fraternity, Will-
iams Alumni Ass'n of N. Y.; village trustee Pelham
Manor, N. Y. ; sch. trustee Pelham, N. Y. Clubs: Uni-
versity, Alpha Delta Phi, Railroad, Heights Casino,
Hamilton (Brooklyn). Address: 2 Rector St., N. Y.
City.

FRANCOLINI, JOSEPH NICOLA

Banker; b. Corleto, Perticara, Province of Potenza.
Italy, 1S56, s. Dr. Biagio and Francesca (Galotti)
Francolini; ed. in private and public schools of Cor-
leto, Coll. of Viggigno, Potenza; Technical Inst, of
Potenza; grad. N. Y. Univ. Law Sch., 1S96; m. New Ro-
chelle, N. Y., Sept. 17, 1897, Marguerite Mackellar; one
child, Joseph Nicola, Jr., b. Nov. 25, 1898. Entered
business life as clerk in county court of Corleto, Italy;
was sec. to Italian Gov't eng'rs; removed to N. Y.
City, 18S6, and opened real estate, insurance and
steamship agency office; founded Italian Savings
Bank, 1896; has traveled to some extent in U. S. and
Europe: family distinguished through many genera-
tions in public affairs of Italy. Pres. Italian Savings
Bank; treas. Italian Chamber of Commerce. Was dec-
orated by the King of Italy Chevalier Crown of Italy,
and later Official Chevalier Crown of Italy. Mem.
Dante Alligheri Soc, Richmond Hill Settlement House.
Italian Benevolent Soc, Italian Hosp., Italian Immi-
gration Soc, Italian-Am. Ed'l Alliance; appt'd comm'r
of ed'n by Mayor Low, and has held the office ever
since. Residence: 220 W. 107th St. Address: 64 Spring
St., N. Y. City.

FRANK, HENRY

Lecturer, author; b. La Fayette, Ind., Dec 21, 1854;
s. J. H. and Henrietta (Auerbach) Frank; grad. High
Sch., Chicago, 111.; Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass.; stu-
dent at Northwestern and Harvard Univ.; m. Mans-
field, La., Jan. 14, 1886, Alice Roberta Field; one son;
Crosby Field, b. 1SS9 (M.E., Cornell Univ.). Entered
Methodist ministry, 1S77; held important charges in
Kansas, Minn, and Wis. Pastor Cong". Ch., James-
town, N. Y., 1886. Organized, 1S88, Independent (New
Theology) Ch. Traveled extensively, and in 1897
founded Metropolitan Independent (New Thought) Ch.
in N. Y. Pres. for 10 years a s minister. Organized
Manhattan Liberal (Rationalist) Ch., 1909, meeting
Sunday mornings in Berkeley Theatre in West 44th
St.; moved to Schuyler Theatre, Broadway and 82nd
St., 1913. In constant demand as lecturer throughout
country; ranks high as an orator. Late Prof. Jerome
A. Allen, of N. Y. Univ., declared he was equal to
Henry Ward Beecher as an orator, and Dr. R. Heber
Newton said: "In the Cathedral of the future there
will be chapels, built by men like Henry Frank, ap-
parently working without any reference to the" great
design of the historic Ch., but building so well for
character and conduct." Author numerous widely
known books, among which are: The Doom of Dogma;
The Kingdom of Love; The Shrine of Silence; Modern
Light on Immortality (a treatise which all critics as-
sert presents a wholly new view of the subject); The
Mastery of Mind in the Making of a Man: The Tragedy
of Hamlet, A Psychological Study (1910); Science,
Psychic Phenomena and Immortality, 1911, second edi-
tion, 1913, with 100 additional pages of answers to dis-
tinguished critics, Haeckel, Hyslop, Ostwald, etc. The
Story of America Sketched in Sonnets, 1912, also au-
thor of many poems, being frequent writer for maga-
zines. Mem. Am. Inst, for Scientific Research. N. Y.
State Hist. Ass'n, Medico-Legal Soc, Am. Civic Alli-
ance, Author's League of America; hon. mem. Luther
Burbank Soc. Address: Montrose-on-Hudson, X. Y.

FRANK, JULIUS J.

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, March 3, 1852; s. Joseph and
Emllie Frank; ed. public schs.; grad. Coll. City of
N. Y., A.B., B.S., 1871, A.M., 1873; Columbia Coll. Law
Sch., LL.B., 1873; m. 1883, Helene Rosenberg. Admit-
ted to bar, 1873; since engaged in practice. N. Y. City.
Independent Democrat. Active in reform movements
of 1894, 1895, 1901 and Anti-Snapper movement of 1892,
which resulted in nomination of Grover Cleveland for
pres., having been mem. Com. of Fifty which organ-
ized movement, the Albany Democratic Conv., 1892,
and Cleveland delegate to Chicago Nat. Conv. 1892.
An organizer N. Y. County Democracy; N. Y. State
Democracy; Citizens' Union; mem. Com. of 70 of 1894;
pres. Parker Independent Club (1904); delegate to In-
ternat. Free Trade Congress at Antwerp, 1911; trus-



tee N. Y. Soc. for Ethical Culture, and numerous chari-
table and benevolent org'ns. Mem. Ass'n Bar City
N. Y., N. Y. County Lawyers' Ass'n (sec. Com. on Prac-
tice and Procedure); a founder and 1st recording sec
Y. M. Hebrew Ass'n of N. Y. Clubs: Freundschaft
(ex-pres.), Harmonie, Reform (trustee), Judaeans
(trustee), Good Government "C" (trustee). Address:
52 William St., N. Y. City.

FRANK, PHILIP

Lawyer; b. Winfield Junction, Queens Co., N. Y., Sept.

17, 1873; s. Gustav and Jette (Ehrlich) Frank; ed. Coll.
City of N. Y., N. Y. Law Sch.; m. Winfield Junction,
Nov. 15, 1896, Bertha Worms; children: Miriam, b. 1897;
Helen, b. 1898. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, Nov. 3, 1898;
appt'd Ass't Corp'n Counsel City of N. Y., April 1, 1904;
resigned March 1, 1906; appt'd transfer tax appraiser
for County of Queens, Feb. 1, 1907; re-appointed March
23, 1912. Mem. law firm of Gregg & Frank; mem.
Queens Co. Bar Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n; mem. Dem.
Co. Com., 1900-1905, 1911-1913; sec. com. for erection
Carnegie libraries in Borough of Queens, past regent
Newtown Council, 747, Royal Arcanum; mem. Island
City Lodge, 586, F. and A, M. ; Queensborough Lodge,
878, B. P. O. Elks. Democrat. Address: 8 Fisk Av.,
Winfield Junction, Queens Co., N. Y.

FRANKEL, CHARLES

Lawyer; b. London, Eng., March 25, 1880; s. Abraham
and Pauline (Aaron) Frankel; ed. public schs, Evening
High Sch., Senftner Prep. Sch. (with honors). N. Y. Law
Sch.; m. N. Y. City, March 24, 1903, Lena Smolinsky;
children: Elsie, b. 1905; Ely, b. 1907. Engaged in gen'l
practise; distinguished himself in the detention case of
The People vs. Annie Milan, which attracted wide at-
tention. Democrat. Hebrew. Mem. N. Y. Law Sch.
Alumni Ass'n and numerous charitable organizations
and socs.; chm'n Appeals Com. O. B. A.; pres. The San-
ders Ass'n, consisting of lawyers, doctors and dentists.
Address: 1096 Greene Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

FRANKEL, LEE KAUFER

Insurance official; b. Philadelphia, Aug. 13, 1867; s.
Louis Frankel and Aurelia (Lobenburg) Frankel;
ed. public schs., Rugby Academy, University of
Pennsylvania, B.S., 1887, Ph.D. 1891; m. Phila-
delphia, 1897, Alice Reizenstein. Instructor in
chemistry Univ. of Pa., 1888-1893; consulting chemist,
Philadelphia, 1893-1899; chemist, Retail Grocers' Ass'n,
Philadelphia, 1896-1899; sec. 1895, v.-p. 1897, pres. 1898,
Chem. Section Franklin Inst.; sec. Congregation Rodeph



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