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topher and Persis (Lyon) French; ed. People's Acad.,
Morrisville. Vt.; grad. Amherst Coll.. A.B.. 186S, A.M.,
1871; m. Cambridge, Mass., Aug. 22, 1872. Augusta
Bowers; one d.: Mrs. William F. Yust. of Rochester,
N. Y. Vice-principal Princeton (111.) High Sch., 1868-
1870; prin. Sterling (111.) High Sch., 1870-1873; mfr
and dealer in sch., church and office furniture. Albany,
N. Y., 1873-1880; merchant, N. Y. City, 1880-1885; pres.
and business mg'r N. Y. Edn'l Co., publishers. 1899-
1906; prop'r Albany Teachers' Agency. 1891-1913: pres.
Albanv Teachers' Agency, Inc., since Jan. 1, 1913: mem.
B'd Public Instr*n. Albany, N Y., 1895-1902. Repub-
lican; Congregationalism Sec. N. Y. State Ass'n of
Sch. Bd's, 1896-1901; mem. Nat. Ed'n Ass'n and pres.
dep't of administration, 1903: sec. Edn'l Press Ass'n
of Am.. 1902-1906; trustee N. Y. State Home Missionary
Soc, 1898-1904; v.-p. Albany City Tract and Missionary
Soc; mem. Sons of Revolution, Albany Chamber of
Commerce, Civic League of Albany, Nat. Geog. Soc.
Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Aurania. Residence: 1090
Madison Av. Address: 81 Chapel St., Albany. N. Y.



FRENCH, HOWARD BARCLAY

Manufacturer; b. Salem, O., Sept 3, 1848; s. Samuel
H. and Angelina (Dunseth) French; direct descendant
Thomas French, who settled near Burlington, N. J.,
1680, and took prominent part in affairs of colony; ed.
Friends' Sch., Philadelphia Coll. of Pharmacy, grad.
1871; m. 1882, Ida Colket of Philadelphia; two chil-
dren. Served an apprenticeship of 3 years in retail
drug store; entered employ of father's firm, French,
Richards & Co., wholesale druggists and paint mf'rs,
to mfg dep't of which was transferred 1872. With
father, "brother, and John L. Longstreth, formed firm
Samuel H. French & Co., -which succeeded mf'g branch
of old firm; following death of father and brother,
and retirement of Mr. Longstreth, became sole prop'r
of business, 1901, still conducting same under that
name. Treas. and dlr. Paint Trade Mutual Fire Ins.
Co.; dir. Bath Portland Cement Co., Equitable Trust
Co. of Philadelphia, when organized and pres. 1902-
1912 when consolidated, forming the Continental-
Equitable Title & Trust Co., presidency of which de-
clined, now mem. B'd of Dirs. Served as pTes. Nat.
Paint, Oil and Varnish Ass'n; now treas. Central Com.
Paint and Varnish Mf'rs Ass'n of U. S.; dir. Trades
League of Philadelphia (now Chamber of Commerce),
since org'n, 1890; served as chm'n of many important
corns., one of which was Instrumental in having in-
stalled Philadelphia's high pressure water system for
fire service. Delegate to Nat. B'd of Trade, and appt'd
delegate to Conv. at Tampa, Fla., bv Gov. Hastings.
1896, to devise coast defenses for Gulf and South At-
lantic harbors; served as mem. Exec. Com. Tenn. Cen-
tennial Comm'n of Philadelphia, sec. Union Com. on
Transportation. Mf'g and Commercial Interests of
Philadelphia, chm'n Joint Com. of Commercial Org*ns
of Philadelphia. 1893-1894, on site for New U. S. Mint;
mem. Advisory B'd of Commercial Museums (now mem.
B'd of Trustees), dir. Franklin Inst. mem. Com. on
Transportation and Railroad Terminals, Com. of Or-
ganizing Comm'n for 12th Congress Permanent Inter-
nat Ass'n of Navigation Congresses: delegate to 5th
Annual Conv. of Atlantic Deeper Waterways Ass'n.
1912. vice-chm'n McKinley & Hobart Business Men's
Nat. Campaign Com., 1896: pres. Nat. Republican
League of business Men, 1898: delegate to Nat. Rep.
Conv., 1912; chm'n Taft and Sherman Business Men's
Nat. Campaign Com. For many years one of mg*rs
and trustees of Philadelphia Southern Home for Des-
titute Children; mg'r Home Missionary Soc. and mem.
and treas. Pa. State B'd of Charities; trustee Phila.
Coll. of Pharmacy over 40 years, pres. since 1900; mem.
Council of Proprietors, N. J. Dir. N. J. Soc of Pa. (ex-
pres., one of organizers), mem. Ohio Soc. Am. Pharm.
Ass'n, Hist. Soc. of Pa.. Colonial Soc. Clubs: Manu-
facturers (dlr.). Union League (formerly dir. and 2nd
v.-p.). Paint Manufacturers' (chm'n px.-crjm. 25 years),
Merlon Cricket, Phila. Skating and Humane Soc, Pen
and Pencil. Residence: 2021 Spruce St., Philadelphia,
Pa., "Alderbrook," Radnor, Pa.

FRENCH, JOHN

Lawyer: b. Woodstock, Vt. Dec. 14. 1863: s. Warren
C and Sarah A. (Steele) French: grad. Dartmouth
Coll., A.B.. 1886: N. Y. Law Sch.: m. N. Y. City, June
1, 1907. Mary M. Billings; children: John, Jr., b. Jan.
31. 1909: Mary, b. Mav 1. 1910; Elizabeth, b. July 23,
1912. Mem. firm Whitridge, Butler & Rice. Republi-
can; Presby'n. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y.. County
Lawvers Ass'n, N. E. Soc. of N. Y., Soc. of Colonia'l
Wars, Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Acad, of Polit. Science;
trustee Nnrthfield Sch., E. Northfield. Mass. Clubs:
Ardsley, Union League, University, Greenwich Coun-
try, Greenwich Field, Dartmouth, Lawyers. Residence:
279 Madison Av. Address: 59 Wall St., N. Y. City.

FRENCH, LEIGH HILL

Capitalist; b. Dover N. H., Oct. 1, 1863; s. George
F. and Clara Shackford (Hill) French; ed. in high
school, Portland, Me., and Univ. of Minn., M.D., 1894:
m. Louisville, Ky., June 27, 1S93 Blanche W. Culbert-
son. Practised -medicine at Washington, D. C, 1897;
capt and inspector of rifle practice. Washington 1898;
major 3d Cav. U. S. V. ("Rough Riders"). 1S98: ad-
mitted to bar, 1902. Actively identified with building
of the railway and hydraulic mining waterways in
Alaska. Author of: Sanitary Conditions at Camp
Thomas During 1898: Nome Nuggets, 1902: Seward's
Land of Gold, 1905; also various monographs on medi-
cal subjects. Pres. New Rochelle Home for the Aged,
mem. bv inheritance of Mil. Order Loyal Legion. Arc-
tic Brotherhood. Clubs: New York. N. Y. Athletic.
Larchmont Yacht, Huguenot Yacht (N. Y. City), Cos-
mos. Chevy Chnse (Washington. D. C): Worcester
(Worcester). Residence: New Rochelle, N. Y. Ad-
dress: 45 W. 34th St., N. Y. City.



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FRENCH, SALPHRONIUS H.

Surgeon, banker; b. Broome County, N. Y., July 16,
1S37; s. Ira and Sallv (Harrington) French; ed. Blng-
hamton Acad., Coll. 'Phys. and Surg., N. Y. City; Al-
bany Med. Coll., N. Y.; m. Broome County, N. Y.. Oct.
15, 1868, Mary A. Hurd; one s.: Charles E. In prac-
tice of medicine and surgery, Tompkins County, 2
years; Broome County, C years, and Amsterdam, N.
Y., 40 years. Pres. Amsterdam Savings Bank. Served
2 vears in Civil War. Republican; Methodist. Mem.
Am. Med. Ass'n, X. Y. State Medical Soc, Montgomery
County Med. Soc; pres. Amsterdam Free Library. Ad-
dress: Amsterdam, N. Y.

FREW, WALTER EDWIN

Banker; b. Brooklyn N. Y., July 1, 1864; s. George
Edward and Amanda (Crooker) Frew; ed. Greenpoint
Acad, and public sch.; m. July 2S, 1SSS, Ella Louise
Carman; one d.: Helen Louise. Entered employ of
Messrs. Shepherd Knapp & Co.; accepted employment
in Eleventh Ward Bank as clerk, 1885; appt'd cashier
of Queens Co. Bank, L. I. City, 1889 and elected pres.,
1895. Pres. and dir. Corn Exchange (Bank; v.-p. and
dir. Corn Exchange Safe Deposit Co.; dir. Bankers'
Trust Co., United Button Co.; chm'n exec. com. and
dir Washington Trust Co.; trustee Dry Dock Savings
Bank; chm'n Clearing House Com. Was sec. N. Y.
Clearing House Ass'n, and during panic of 1907 mem.
Loan Com. Was sec. and chm'n N. Y. State Bankers'
Ass'n. Mem. St. Andrew's Soc. and Masonic Lodge.
Clubs: Union League, Metropolitan, Lotos (N. Y. City):
Garden Citv Golf, Garden City (Garden City), Sleepy
Hollow Coiintrv (Scarborough, N. Y.). Recess. City
Middav. Address: Corn Exchange Bank, 13 William
St., N. Y. City.
FRICK, HENRY CLAY

Capitalist: b. W. Overton, Pa., Dec. 19, 1849; s. John
W. and Elizabeth (Overholt) Frick; ed. common schs.
of Pa.; m. Pittsburgh, Dec. 15, 1881, Adelaide Howard
Childs; two children: Childs, Helen E. Organized
Frick & Co., coke mf'rs, 1871, and H. C. Frick Coke
Co. 1SS2, serving as pres. until 1897; now chm'n b'd
of dirs.: became partner in Carnegie Bros., 1882, later
changed to Carnegie Bros. & Co., Ltd., and was chm'n
1889-1802; business consolidated with Carnegie, Phipps
& Co. (of which was chm'n), 1892, under Carnegie
Steel Co.. and was chm'n b'd of mg'rs until 1897. Now
dir. Pa. R. R. Co., Phila. & Reading R'y Co., Chicago
& Northwestern R. R. Co.. Mellon & Nat. Bank of
Pittsburgh, Union Trust Co. of Pittsburgh, United
Steel Corp'n. Phila. & Reading Coal & Iron Co. Clubs:
Metropolitan, Engineers, Lawyers (N. Y.). Union, Du-
quesne (Pittsburgh). Address: Pittsburgh, Pa., and
640 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

FRIEDENWALD. HERBERT

Author; b. Baltimore, Md., Sept. 20, 1870; s. Moses
and Jane (Ahlborn) Friedenwald; grad. Johns Hop-
kins Univ., 1890; Ph.D., Univ. of Pa., 1894. Chief Div.
of Manuscripts, Library of Congress. 1897-1900.
Author: The Continental Congress, The Journal and
Papers of the Continental Congress. Material for the
History of the Jews in the 'British West Indies, 1897;
Some Newspaper Advertisements of the Eighteenth
Century, 1897; Historical Manuscripts In the Library
of Congress, 1898; A Calendar of Washington MSS. In
Librarv of Congress, 1901; The Declaration of Inde-
pendence, 1904 (Macmillan); editor Am. Jewish Year
Book, 1907-1913. Mem. Am. Hist. Ass'n, Am. Economic
Ass'n, Am. Jewish Hist. Soc. (recording sec), Phllos.
Soc, Washington. Am. Jewish Com., etc Clubs: City,
Nat. Arts, Nat. Democratic (N. Y.), Franklin Inn
(Philadelphia). Cosmos (Washington, D. C). Address:
356 Second Av., N. Y. City.

FRIEDERANG, MAXIMILIAN FRANZ

Artist, scientist; b. Stockach-Baden, Germany, Oct.
8, 1856; s. John Baptist and Walburga (Schmid)
Friederang; early ed'n in native place, graduating
with diploma at Meersburg, 1876. Received Gov't
apptm't, 1876; mustered into German army. 1877; en-
tered Art Sch. in Basle, Switzerland, from which re-
ceived call to travel through France, Spain, Italy,
Egypt, the Holy Land, Greece, Turkey and Austria,
finally arriving at Rome for permanent stay to edu-
cate himself in works of Michaelangelo. Raphael and
other masters of the Renaissance, studying fresco
with utmost scientific care, and discovering in this
search facts of greatest value for Renaissance of
Fresco Buono. his chemical knowledge assisting him
greatly in this search, In which he also received aid
at Vatican, Propaganda, Campo Santo and other edn'l
places of Italy. Contracted Roman fever and re-
turned to Munich. Accepted call from German Gov't,
but, Roman fever demanding a climatic change, came
to U. S., 1S89. Private tutor in music and art in home
of Hon. Carl Schulz. 1SS9-1890. Opened studio in Chi-
cago. 1890; mg'r art dep't Chicago World's Fair Graphic,



1891, and became founder and first pres. Art Industry
Ass'n; m. N. Y. City, April 9, 1898 Clara Trump, of
Goshen, Ind. Opened studio in N. Y. City, 1894, and
became illustrator for numerous publications, and
obtained much prestige with Prince Henry Program
and Souvenir 'Book of his tour of U. S., 1902. Opened
studio, ]!io4, to exploit re-discovery of Fresco Buono
and Sgraffito, in which has executed, among others:
The Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes (Brooklyn); In-
terior decoration of St. Mary's Ch. (Norwalk, Conn.);
exterior decoration Buckingham Music Hall (Water-
bury, Conn.); interior decoration of the Robing Room
of the U. S. Supreme Court (Washington D. C); The
Days of '49, or The History of California (18 histori-
cal frescoes) at The Bivouac, Los Angeles, Calif,
(home of Gen. Harrison Gray Otis, at West Lake);
decorations of Com. Room of Joint Com. on the Li-
brary and Rules and Regulations (Washington, D. C);
decorations of dome, St. Joseph's Ch., Babylon, L. I.,
1910; exb'n 39 heads of Christ in Fresco Buono, entire
traditional history at new St. Thomas' rectory, 53d
St. and Fifth Av., N. Y. City. Author: An Ancient Art
Revived. Fresco Buono I., Sgraffito II. Addresses:
1236 Atlantic Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.; 309 Broadway, N.
Y. City.

FRIEDRICH, LEOPOLD

Capitalist; b. Polstrau, Austria, Jan. 1, 1876; s. Sig-
mund and Emilie (Neuwirth) Frledrich; ed. Coll. and
High Sch. of Commerce, Marburg, Austria; m. N. Y.,
June 3, 1912, Cora Bruhl. Traveled extensively and
became connected with Ministry of Finances of Aus-
tria-Hungary, Vienna. Acted as one of sees, to Paris
World's Exp'n, 190U. Decorated bv French Gov't- Be-
came connected with Nat. City Bank of N. Y. 1902;
mg'r Foreign Dep't Nat. Bank of Commerce o'fN. Y.,
1907-1910; financial mg'r and dir. Am. Smelting &
Refining Co., since 1911; v.-p. Yukon Gold Co.; ass't
treas. Am. Smelters Securities Co.; treas. and dir.
Guggenheim Exploration Co.; dir. Chesapeake & Ohio
Coal & Coke Co.; treas. Chile Exploration Co. and
Chile Copper Co. Residence: 524 Fifth Av. Address:
165 Broadway, N. Y. City.

FRISBEE, EDWARD S.

Educator- b. Meredith, N. Y., Feb. 2, 1837; s. Milton
and Angellne (Parke) Frisbee; g.-s. Gideon Frisibee,
pioneer of Delhi, Delaware Co., N. Y. (1787-1828) and
judge Court of Common Pleas; ed. Delaware Acad.,
Delhi, N. Y.; Amherst Coll., A.B., I860, A.M., 1866, D.D.,
1878; m. Amherst, Mass., Aug. 11, 1864, Caroline Eliza
Haskell. Classical instr. Williston Sem., Easthampton,
Mass., 1860-1862; Union Theol. Sem., N. Y. City, 1862-
1863; principal high schools, Amherst, Mass., 1863-
1867, Northampton, Mass., 1867-1872, Binghamton, N.
Y., 1872-1875; pres. Wells Coll., Aurora, N. Y., 1875-
1894; N. Y. State Library, Albany, N. Y., 1895-1896;
examiner and insp. secondary schools, Univ. of State
of N. Y., Albany, N. Y., 1896-1904. Republican; Pres-
by'n. Mem. various edn'l ass'ns in Mass., and N. Y.
State. Mem. Psi Upsilon in coll., Albany Inst., and
Hist, and Art Soc. Club: University (Albany). Ad-
dress: 2 Sprague Place, Albany, N. Y.

FRISBIE, GEORGE A.

Manufacturer; b. Camden, N. Y., Nov. 14, 1872; s-
Willard J. and Emma Stevens (Phelps) Frisble; grad.
Colgate Acad, with honors, and attended Colgate
Univ., but did not complete course; m. Camden, N. Y.,
Oct. 14, 1896, Alice Owen; one son; Owen Phelps Fris-
bie, b. 1897. Entered employ -of Camden Knitting Co.,
Jan., 1893, continued there till Jan., 1-896, when moved
to Utica and became sec. Kendall Knitting Co.; now
treasurer of that company and of eleven other con-
cerns in the knitting and kindred lines, with a com-
bined capital in excess of $3,000,000, including: Regal
Textile Co., Oneida Hosiery Co., Richelieu Knitting
Co., Utica Paper Box Co., Stittville Knitting Co., On-
tario Knitting Co., and others; director Frisble &
Stansfleld Knitting Co., Untica City Nat. Bank. Re-
publican; Congregationalism Treas. Utica Homoeo-
pathic Hosp. Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity.
Clubs: Ft. Schuyler, Union League (N. Y.), Yahnun-
dasis Golf, Sadaquada Golf. Address: 445 Genesee St.,
Utica, N. Y.

FRISSELL, ALGERNON S.

Banker; b. S. Amenia, N. Y.; s. Rev. A. C. and La-
vinia (Barker) Frissell; ed. Amenia Sem. and private
sch., Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; m. May 12, 1870, Susan
Brinckerhoff Varlck (died 1885); children: Lewis F.
(M.D.), Lavinia B. Began employment In City Bank,
Poughkeepsie, 1862; Loan Clerk Importers and Traders
Nat. Bank, N. Y. City several years; became dir. and
cashier Fifth Av. Bank of N. Y., at Its organization in
1875, and its pres. since 1885; 2nd v.-p. and trustee,
Greenwich Sav. Bank, dir. Associated Land Co., South-
ern Improvement Co. of N. Y., Woodla-wn Cemetery
Co. Mem. B'd Ed'n 1901-1905: mem. com. appt'd by



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Gov. Hughes to consider and report on improvements
in banking laws of N. Y. (1907); treas. Civil Service
Reform Ass'n, N. Y. Kindergarten Ass'n; Armstrong
Ass'n. Clubs: Century, City, Barnard (N. Y. City;,
Cosmos (Washington), National (London). Address:
530 Fifth Av., N. Y. City.

FRISSELL, LEWIS FOX

Physician; b. Bloomfield, N. J., 1872; s. A. S. and
Susan Brinckerhoff (Varick) Frissell; ed. Phillips An-
dover Acad., Yale, A.B., 1895, A.M., 1S97; Columbia,
M.D., 1900; m. Slmsbury, Conn., June 18, 1902, An-
toinette W. Montgomery; children: Lewis "Varick, b.
1903; Phelps Montgomery, b. 1905; Antoinette Wood,
b. 1907. Ass't prof, clinical medicine Coll. Phys. and
Surg. (Columbia); asso. attending physician, St. Luke's
Hosp. Mem. N. Y. Acad. Medicine, Am. Med. Ass'n,
Med. Soc. State of N. Y., Alumni of Presby'n Hosp.,
A.A.A.S., Ass'n for the Prevention of Tuberculosis.
Clubs: Century, University, Citv, Yale. Address: 113
B. 56th St., N. Y. City.

FROHMAN, DANIEL

Theatrical mg'r; b. Sandusky, O., 1853; s. Henry and
Barbara Frohman; ed. schs. of Sandusky and N. X-
City. Was office boy with N. Y. Tribune, 1866, and
continued in newspaper business for Ave years. Be-
came mg'r of traveling theatrical companies through
U S. ; mg'r Fifth Avenue Theatre and Madison Sq.
Theatre, N. Y. City, 1879; mg'r of Lyceum Theatre, N.
Y. City, from 1885, and now mg'r new Lyceum Theatre,
the Daniel Frohman Stock Company, as well as sev-
eral English and Am. stars. Pres. Actors' Fund of
America. Address: 145 W. 79th St., N. Y. City.

FROMENT, FRANK L.

Merchant; b. N. Y. City, Felb. 19, 1852; s. Theodore
and Nancy Thorndyke (Knowlton) Froment; ed. public
schools; m. N. Y. City, April 24, 1877, Lillie B. Mc-
Kibibin; children: Eugene McK., L. Victor, Mrs. T. J.
Gaines, Jr. Senior mem. Froment & Co.; dir. Green-
wich Bank, Stuyvesant Ins. Co. Residence: 52 E.
74th St. Address: 151 Bank St., N. Y. City.

FROMME, ISAAC

Lawyer; b. N. Y. City, Aug. 4, 1854; s. Louis and
Ernestine (Freudenberger) Fromme; ed. Grammar
Sen. No. 20, N. Y. City, Coll. City of N. Y., A.B., 1874;
Columbia Law School, LL.B., 1876; m. N. Y. City,
May 11, 1879, Sophie Abraham; children: Miriam, b.
1881 (died 1885): Murray B., b. 18S4; Estelle, b. 1S86;
Walter, b. 1890; Elsie, b. 1892; Warren V., b. 1897. Ad-
mitted to bar, May, 1876. Organized Consumers' Hy-
giene Ice Co., Koster & Bial's Music Hall, N. Y. Butch-
ers' Dressed Meat Co.; att'y for Hugh O'Neill, Union
Square Bank, William H. Lyon & Co., etc. Was dlr.
Real Estate Exchange and Auction Room, Limited,
and its sec. for four terms until the corporation was
dissolved. Mem. Exec. Com. of Tammany Hall, 1898,
1901, and mem. Com. on Municipal Affairs same years;
Registrar of the County of N. Y., 1898-1901; repre-
sented 7th Cong. Dist. as delegate to Dem. Nat. Conv.,
1900. Master of Hope Lodge, 244, F. and A. M., 1888,
and trustee of same over twenty years; dist. deputy
grand master, 1897-1898; grand marshal, 1898-1899;
comm'r of appeals, 1900-1903, Grand Lodge State of
N Y. ; mem. of the four Scottish Rite bodies and the
Mystic Shrine. Mem. of Congregation Rodeph Sholom;
pres Zion Lodge Independent Order B'nai Brith;mem.
Independent Order Free Sons ctf Israel. Governor Home
for Aged Hebrews, Yonkers, N. Y. Mem. N. Y. County
Lawyers' Ass'n, Alumni Coll. City of N. Y., represent-
ing Class of 1874, City College Club. Clufes: Progress,
National Democratic. Address: 256 Broadway, N. Y.
City. I

FRONCZAK, FRANCIS EUSTACE

Physician; b. Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 20. 1S74; s. Adel-
bert and Victoria (Jaworska) Fronczak; ed. St. Stan-
islaus Sch.; grad. Canisius Coll.. A.B., 1894, A.M., 1895;
Univ. of Buffalo, Med. Dep't, M.D., 1897; Law De>p t.
1899; Jagellonlan Univ., Cracow, Austria (Poland),
med. dep't (honorary), 1900; m. Buffalo, April 25, 1900,
Lucy Rose Tucholka; children: Eugenia Anna Ste-
phania b. 1903; Edward James, b. 1905. Traveled ex-
tensively in U. S Canada, Europe, W. I., S America
and Africa. Mem. Civil Service Comm'n, Buffalo, 1898-
1902; town physician, Cheektowaga, Erie Co., since
1900; physician Erie Co. Penitentiary, 1899-1901; mem.
Charter Revision Comm'n of Buffalo, 1906; ass't health
comm'r Buffalo, Jan. 1, 1907-1910; health comm'r,
1910. Trustee Am. Savings Bank. Democrat; Cath-
olic Mem. Buffalo Acad. Medicine, Med. Journal
Club, Erie Co. Med. Soc, N. Y. State Med. Soc. Am.
Med Ass'n, N. Y. and New England R'y Surgeons
(surgeon of N. Y. C. and H. R. R. R. Co.); Polish
Physicians and Scientists of Europe, Buffalo Hist.
Soc, Buffalo Soc. for Natural Sciences, etc; v.-p.
Election Laws Enforcement Ass'n; pres. Polish Phy-



sicians' Ass'n of America; mem. Moniuszko (Polish)
Singing Soc, Polish Union, Polish R. C. Ass'n, Polish
Nat. Alliance, Catholic Mut. Benevolent Ass'n, Knights
of Columbus, etc.; attending physician Felician Sis-
ters' Inst., Cheektowaga, N. Y.; pres. Polish Nat. Aid
Ass'n and Academicians Club, Polonia. Address: 806
Fillmore Av., Buffalo, N. Y.

FROST, AARON VAIL

Jeweler; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., July 2, 1886; s. Aaron
Vail and Leontine Josephine (Remond) Frost; ed.
Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn, N Y.; m. Baltimore, Md,
April 25, 1907, Jessie Stillwell Gore; children: Aaron
Vail, Jr., b. Jan. 16, 1908; Albert Gore, b. May 4, 1910.
Sec. and dir. Black, Starr & Frost. Clubs: Union
League, Sleepy Hollow Country, Automobile. Resi-
dence: 135 Central Park W. Address: 594 Fifth Av.,
N. Y. City.

FROST, CHARLES NOBLE

Clergyman; b. Detroit, March 1, 1855; s. George S.
and Ellen B. (Noble) Frost; ed. Princeton, Princeton
Theol. Sem., New Coll., Edinburgh, Scotland; D.D.,
Hamilton Coll., June, 1909; m. Attica. N. Y., Sept. 2,
1885, Harriet Mason Ellinwood; children: Ellen Ar-
lotta, b. 1S86; Ruth Ellinwood, b. 1888; Janet Noble,
b. 1894. Was pastor Presby'n Ch. at Lapeer, Mich..
1879-1887; Westminster Ch., West Bay City, Mich.,
1887-1888; Presby'n Ch., Victor, N. Y., 1889-1896; Pres-
b'n Ch. at Bath, N. Y., 1896-1911; since 1911, pastor
Central Presby'n Ch., Avon, N. Y. Independent in
politics. Dir. Auburn Theol. Sem., Davenport Library,
Bath, N. Y. Address: Avon, N. Y.

FROST, CONWAY ALONZO

Physiciam surgeon; b. Detroit, Mich., May 9, 1867;
s. George S. and Ellen E. (Noble) Frost; ed private
sch., Detroit, Lawrenceville Sch., N. J., Univ. of Mich.
Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll.. M.D., 1890; post-grad work
in Uniys. of Freiberg, Germany, and Vienna Hosp.
and Univ., Austria; m. Clinton, N. Y., 1892, Anne Will-
iams Mott; children: Caroline Mott, b. 1895; Edward
Earle, b. 1897. Began practise at Clinton, N Y., 1891-
appt'd instr. in hygiene and dir. of physical culture in
gymnasium at Hamilton Coll., 1895; moved to Rome
N. Y., 1899; to Utica, N. Y., 1906, where is now practis-
ing as specialist in pediatrics and obstetrics- mem.
staff St. Luke's Hosp., utica, N. Y. Has served as
health officer of Clinton, N. Y. Democrat until 1902;
Republican until 1911, since then Progressive. Epis-
copalian. Mem. Med. Ass'n of Greater City of N Y
N. Y. State Med. Soc, Oneida Co. Med. Soc, Rome Citv
Med. Soc, Utica Med. Library Ass'n, St. Luke's Clini-
cal Soc. of Utica, Am. Ass'n for Study and Preven-
tion of Infant Mortality: ex-pres. Oneida Co. Med.
Soc; v.-p. Utica Library Ass'n; mem. Chi Psi and Phi
Alpha Sigma fraternities, Alumni Ass'n of Lawrence-
ville Sch., Royal Arcanum. Address: S Plant St., Utica,
N. Y.

FROST, FREDERIC WORTHEN

Lawyer; b. Franklin Falls, N. H., 1870; s. Lorenzo
L. and Harriet L. (Hayward) Frost; ed. franklin Falls
(N. H.) High Sch., Tilton (N. H.) Sem., A.B., Wesleyan
Univ., Middletown, Conn., A.B., cum laude, 1894; Co-
lumbia Law Sch., 1897; N. Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1898;
m. N. Y. City, Oct. 25, 1899, Christine K. Glover; chil-
dren; Frederic Worthen, Jr., b. 1901; Constance Hop-
kins, b. 1905. Was teacher of English and French at
Shady Side Acad., Pittsburgh, Pa., 1894-1896; travel-
ing in Europe as private tutor, 1S96; associated with
Frank Sullivan Smith in practise of law since 1898;
practise largely in corp'n law. Pres. of Park Slope
Bld'g! Co., and of Frost & Sons Paper Co.; v.-p. Cuban
Land & Steamship Co., La Gloria Transportation Co.,
Shawmut Commercial Co.; dir. Pittsburgh, Shawmut
& Northern R. R. Co., the Manhattan Life Ins. Co. of
N. Y., trustee Manhattan Savings Inst'n; sec. Shaw-
mut Mining Co., Shawmut Coal & Coke Co. Repub-
lican; Methodist. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., Phi
Beta Kappa Soc, Psi Upsilon fraternity: trustee Til-
ton Sem., Tilton, N. H, Bible Teachers Training Sch.
of N. Y. Club: Wesleyan Univ. of N. Y. (pres.). Res-
idence (summer): Overlook, Pearl River, Rockland
Co., N. Y. Address: 175 8th Av., Brooklyn, N. Y.

FROST, GEORGE CANFIELD

Clergyman; b. Detroit, Mich., Oct. 30, 1860; s. George
Smith and Ellen E. (Noble) Frost; grad. Princeton,
B.A., 1881; Princeton Theol. Sem., 1SS5; m. Three Riv-
ers Mich., Julv 25, 1888, Claudia Bennett; children:
George Antes, b. Sept. 15. 1S90; Elizabeth Claudia, b.
Jan 30, 1900. Was pastor Presby'n Ch., Three Rivers.
Mich. 1885-1890: Honeoye Falls, N. Y., 1S91-1896; Cal-
vary Presby'n Ch., Rochester, N. Y., 1897-1909, 1st
Presby'n Ch.. Holley, N. Y.. now Waterbury Memorial



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