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W. Sterling, the present partners being John W.
Sterling, John A. Garver and James M. Beck; the
firm of Shearman & Sterling is one of the oldest in
N. Y., and is counsel for many banks and other
large corp'ns; the firm represented the Consolidated
Gas Co. in the eighty-cent gas litigation, and Mr.
Garver was senior counsel. Was counsel for de-
fendants in recent Brazilian Coffee Case brought
by U. S. to reach and dispose of so-called 'Valoriza-
tion Coffee"; and has acted as counsel in many im-
portant cases in courts of N. Y. and other States,
as well as in Federal Courts. Mem. Ass'n Bar City
of N. Y., N. Y. Law Inst. Clubs: University, Yale,
Citv Lunch, Piping Rock. Address: 55 Wall St.,
N. Y. City.



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GARY, ELBERT HENRY

Chm'n U. S. Steel Corp'n; b. Wheaton, 111., Oct. 8,
1S4S; s. Erastus and Susan A. (Vallette) Gary; an-
cestors settled iin New England, 1640: ed. Wheaton
public schools, Wheaton Coll., and Chicago Univ.,
Law Dep't, LL.B., 1ST (LL.D. McKendree Coll., 111.,
1906); m. 1st, June 2;:. 1869. Julia E. Graves, of
Aurora, 111. (died June 21, 1902); children: Gertrude
(Mrs. Dr. Harry Willis Sutcliffe), Bertha (Mrs. Robert
W. Campbell); m. 2d., N. Y. City, Dec. 2, 1905, .Mrs.
Emma Townsend Scott. Admitted to bar of 111., 1867,
of Supreme Court of U. S., 187S. Pres. Village of
Wheaton, 111., three terms; first mayor City of
Wheator, two terms; county judge Du Page Co., 111.,
two terms; practised law in Chicago for 25 years,
and was general counsel for many large corp'ns;
pres. Chucago Bar Ass'n, 1S93-1S94. Took a leading
part in org'n of Consolidated Steel & Wire Co., 1890,
Am. Steel & Wire Co., of 111., 189S, and Federal Steel
Co., 1S9S; retired from practice of law to become
pres. of the latter, Oct., 1898, in which position
continues; prominently connected with org'n of U.
S. Steel Corp'n, in which is chm'n of the B'd of Dirs.
and of Finance Com., and chief executive officer,
also dir. in vario.is railroads, banks, etc. Trustee
Northwestern Univ. Clubs: Metropolitan, N. T. Yacht,
Union League (Ch'icago)). Residence: S56 Fifth Av.
Address: 71 Broadway, N. T. City.

GASTON, CHARLES ROBERT

Teacher, editor; b. Detroit, Mich., Sept. 6, 1874; s.
Charles Henry and Mary Beatrice (Warren) Gaston;
ed. Brooklyn Boys' High Sch. ; grad. Cornell Univ.,
Ph.B., 1S96 Ph.D., 1904; m. Sept. 28, 1907, Edith
Gertrude Fales, of Detroit, Mich.; children: Edith
Gertrude b. Aug. 6, 1908; Robert Stephen, b. Jan. 9,
1911. Teacher of English, Cornell Univ., 1896-1900;
same Richmond Hill High Sch., since 1900; Sec. Ass'n
of High Sch. Teachers of English, N. T. City, since
1905. Passed First Assistants' examination in Eng-
lish for high schs. of N. T. City, Nov., 1907. Has
twice made the tour of Scotland, England and the
Continent, also of Colorado, California and the
Yellowstone. Pres. Federation of Grad. Clubs, 1899-
1900. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa Ass'n of N. Y. City.
Editor: Hawthorne's Twice Told Tales; Shakespeare's
As You Like It; Irving's Life of Goldsmith; Wash-
ington's Farewell Address; Webster's Bunker Hill
Oration; Defoe's Robinson Crusoe; Poe's Raven; Whit-
tier's Snow-Bound; Longfellow's Courtship of Miles
Standish; Ruskin's Sesame and Lilies; Macaulay's
Essays on Lord Clive and Warren Hastings; Lin-
coln's Cooper Institute Speech; Macaulay's Copyright
Speeches; Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice; Steven-
son's Treasure Island (for Macmillan's Pocket Classics
Series, Ginn & Co., Standard Classics Series, Heath's
English Classics, and Merrill's English Texts). Recrea-
tion: Gardening. Address: Richmond Hill High School.
N. Y. City.

GASTON, GEORGE H.

Second v. -p. Met. Life Ins. Co.; b. Newark, N. J.,
April 11, 1858; ed. in public sch. Entered at age
of 16, the service of the Prudential of Newark; be-
came identified with Met. Life Ins. Co., 1879; elected
sec. Jan., 1S91, elected dir. 1892, and at next regular
meeting of board of directors, April 26, 1892, was
elected second v.-p., holding offices of sec. and sec-
ond v.-p. until May 17, 1894; then resigned secre-
taryship, and has since continued as second v.-p.
Address: 1 Madison Av., N. Y. City.

GATES, FREDERIC TAYLOR

Business mg'r, financier; b. Maine, Broome Co.,
N. Y., July 2, 1853; s. Rev. Grenville and Sarah J.
(Bowers) Gates; grad. Univ. Rochester, 1877, A.M.,
1879; Rochester Theol. Sem., 1S80; LL.D., Univ. of
Chicago, 1911; m. Racine, Wis., 1886, Emma L. Cahoone.
Was pastor Central BapL Ch., Minneapolis, 1880-1888;
corr. sec. Am. Bapt. Ed'n Soc, 1888-1893; as such
established Univ. of Chicago. Since 1893 business
and benevolent mg'r for John T>. Rockefeller; chm'n
Gen. Ed'l B'd; chm'n Rockefeller Sanitary Comm'n for
Eradication of Hookworm Disease; officer and mem.
of b'ds of various corp'ns and inst'ns. Residence:
66 Mountain Av.. Montclair, N. J. Address: 26
Broadway, N. Y. City.

GATES, MILO HUDSON

Clergyman; ib. Gardner, Mass., 1865; s. Samuel
Gei-ry and Eliza (Ray) Gates; grad. Amherst, A.B.,
1886; Gen. Theol. Sem., N. Y. City, 1889; m. Stock-
bridge, Mass., Oct. 4, 1892, Pauline Gavit. Ordained
In Episcopal rrtinistry; ass't minister Ch. of the As-
cension, N. Y. City, 1889-1892; rector Ch. of the As-
cension, Ipswich, Mass., 1892-1899; St. Stephen's Ch.,
Cohasset, Mass., 1899-1904; rector Ch. of the Inter-
cession, N. Y. City, 1904-1907; since 1907, vicar Chapel



of the Intercession, Trinity Parish, N. Y. Warden
X. Y. Training School for Deaconesses. Mem. Hispanic
Soc, Numismatic Soc. Address: The Vicarage, Broad-
way and 155th St., N. Y. City.

GATLING, RICHARD HENRY

Lawyer, broker, real estate operator; b. Indian-
apolis, Ind., March 7, 1870; s. Dr. Richard Jordan
(inventor of Gatling Gun) and Jemima T. (Sanders)
Gatling; ed. public schools, Hartford, Conn., N. Y.
Law Sch., and law office of late Col. Robert G. Inger-
soll, 18S9-1S92; m. N. Y. City, Jan., 1895, Winifred
Waters; children: Addison Barnes, b. 1890; Rosalind,
b. 1S97; John Waters, b. 1905. Admitted to N. Y.
Bar, 1S92, and practised law in N. Y. City until 1896;
shortly after entered real estate business as broker
and dealer in mortgages and operator in real estate,
buying and selling in N. Y. Oity. Sec, treas. and
dir. Meyer-Gatling Investing Co., operating real estate.
Baptist. Recreations: Automobiling and country life.
Residence: 318 W. 84th St. Address: 49 Liberty
St., N. Y. City.

GATTI-CASAZZA, GUILIO

Operatic siinger; b. Udine, Italy, Feb. 5, 1869; s.
Stefano and Ernestina Gatti-Casazza; ed. Univs. of
Ferara and Bologna and Naval Eng'ring Sch. of
Genoa; m. April 4, 1910. Frances Alda. Gen. Mg'r
Met. Opera Co. Address: Care Metropolitan Opera
House, N. Y. City.

GAVEGAN, EDWARD JAMES

Jurist; b. Windsor, Conn., April 5, 1863; s. Mathew
M. and Helen J. (Barry) Gavegan; grad. Rockville
Acad., Rockville, Conn., 1884; Yale Univ. A. B. 1889;
Yale Law Sch., LL.B., 1891 m. N. Y. City, Oct. 14, 1897,
Anna Walters O'Mara. Admitted to N. Y. Bar. 1892;
practised law until Jan. 1, 1910, when became justice
of Supreme Court of N. Y. State for term expiring
Dec. 31, 1923. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y., N. Y.
County Lawyer's Ass'n, N. Y. State Bar Ass'n, Am. Bar
Ass'n, Internat. Law Ass'n, Soc. Med. Jurisprudence,
Polit. Science Ass'n, Delta Kappa Epsllon fraternity,
Soc. of Friends of the Medallion, Soc. of Friendly Sons
of St. Patrick, Knights of Columbus. Xavier Alumni
Ass'n. Clubs: Yale, Manhattan, Nat. Arts, Catholic,
Oakland Golf. Residence: 303 West End Av. Address:
County Court House, N. Y. City.

GAVIN, MICHAEL, 2D.

Lawyer; b. Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 2, 1873; s. Michael
and Margaret (Turner) Gavin; grad. Yale, A.B., 1895,
LL.B., 1897. After leaving coll. travelled abroad for a
year; afterwards became associated with firm Reed,
Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, of which late ex-Speaker
Thomas B. Reed was head; since 1901 associated with
firm Moore & Schley, bankers and brokers, .looking
after their legal affairs. Pres. and dir. Howe Sound
Co.; v.-p. and dir. Holly Beet Sugar Co.; sec, treas.
and dir. Coal Creek Mining and Mf'g Co., Tintic Co.;
dir. Breece Mining Co., Chasmar-Winchell Press, Mer-
cedes Mining Co., Poplar Creek Coal & Iron Co., West
Mountain Tramway Co., Lenoir City Co. Became mem.
Squadron A, N. G. N. Y., during Spanish-Am. War and
served 7 years. Mem. Phi Delta Phi, Psi Upsilon.
Recreations: Cross-country hunting, golf. Clubs:
Yale, Recess, Metropolitan, Riding, University, Piping
Rock. Nassau, Rumson. Address: 80 Broadway, N.
Y. City.

GAVIT, JOHN PALMER

Newspaper man; b. Albany, N. Y., July 1, 1868; s.
Joseph and Fanny Breese (Palmer) Gavit; paternal
grandfather was John E. Gavit, pres. Am. Bank Note
Co., microscopist and man of science; maternal grand-
father was Erastus Dow Palmer, famous Am. sculp-
tor; ed. Albany public schools and Albany High Sch.;
m., Kingston, N. Y May 8 1890, Lucy Lamont; one s.:
Joseph Lamont, b. Dec. 8, 1898. In newspaper busi-
ness in Albany and Hartford, Conn., except 1893-1902,
during which time he was in social settlement work
in Hartford, Chicago and Pittsburgh; 1904-1909 Al-
bany Correspondent The Associated Press; 1909 Al-
bany Correspondent New York Evening Post; chief
of staff Washington Bureau The Associated Press,
1909-1911; Sup't Central Div. Associated Press at Chi-
cago. 1911-1912; now Washington Correspondent N.
Y. Evening Post. -Founder and first editor (1896-1900)
of The Commons, organ of Social Settlements of the
world, now combined in The Survey. Author: The
Reporters' Manual fhand-book for newspaper men),
essays, short stories and several plays. Served in
Conn. Nat. Guard (Signal Corps), 1890-1895. Indepen-
dent in politics. Mason: Odd Fellow. Address: Mun-
sey Bld'g. Washington, D. C.
GAWTRY, HARRISON E.

Capitalist; b. N. Y. City; s. William M. and A. E.
Gawtry. m. E. Louise Brown. Chm'n of B'd of Dir.



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Consolidated Gas Co. of N. Y.; Pres. N. Y. Carbide &
Acetylene Co.; v. -p. Astoria Light, Heat and Power
Co.; N. Y. Mutual Gas Light Co.; director Central
Union Gas Co., Consolidated Telegraph & Elec. Sub-
way Co., N. Y. & Queens Elec. Light & Power Co., N.
Y. Edison Co., N. Y. and Queens Gas Co., Northern
Union Gas Co. Mem. Sons of Revolution, N. Y. Hist.
Soc, Chamber of Commerce. Clubs: Union League,
Union, Midday, Tuxedo. Residence: 33 E. 67th St.
Address: 4 Irving PI., N. Y. City.

GAWTRY, LEWIS BROWN

Capitalist; b. N. Y. City; s. Harrison E. and E.
Louise (Brown) Gawtry; grad. Yale, Ph.B., 1889; m.
N. Y. City, 1S99, Olive Van Rensselaer. V.-p. Consoli-
dated Gas Co. of N. Y.; trustee and sec. Bank for Sav-
ings of City of N. Y.; dir. N. Y. & Queens Elec. Light
and Power Co.; dir. and sec. N. Y. Carbide and Acety-
lene Co., N. Y. Edison Co.; dir. N. Y. Mutual Gas Light
Co., N. Y. and Queens Gas Co.; v.-p. Nat. Coal & Coke
Co; sec. and dir. Astoria Light, Heat and Power Co.;
dir. Consolidated Telegraph and Elec. Subway Co.;
dir. County Trust Co., White Plains, N. Y., and First
Nat. Bank, White Plains, N. Y.; sec. and dir. United
Elec. Light & Power Co. Mem. Sons of Revolution,
N. Y. Hist. Soc. Clubs: Union, University, Riding,
Yale, Sleepy Hollow Country. Residence: 70 E. 55th
St. Address: 4 Irving Place, N. Y. City.

GAY, EDWARD

Artist; b. Dublin, Ireland, 1837; s. Richard and Helen
(Kilduff) Gay; ed. Albany, N. Y., then went to Oarls-
ruhe, Germany, and studied art; m. 1862, MaTtha
Feary. Opened studio in N. Y. City, and has attained
a place among foremost American landscape artists.
Has painted Mountain Stream 1860; Swabian Home,
1869; Late Afternoon, near Albany, 1870; Ready for
Reapers, 1875; A Quiet Hour, 1876; The Slopes of the
Mohawk, 1877; Eastchester, N. Y., 1878; The Last Load,
Harvest Time, 1878; Gathering the Leaves, 1S80;
Old Estates, 1881; Banks of the Thames, 1882; On the
Sogue Fjord, Norway, 1883; Norwegian Scene, 1884,
etc. Water colors: Foggy Morning by the Lake, 1876;
A Spring Morning, 1877; Waving Grain, 1884; River-
side, 1884; Haymaking, 1884; Rye Fields in Early June,
1885; Hillside, 1885; Oyster Beds in Pelham Bay, 1885;
Salt Marshes, 1885. Took Met. Mus. of Art prize of
$2,000 in 1887 for picture. Broad Acres, presented to
Met. Mus.; was awarded Shaw prize of Soc. of Am.
Artists for painting entitled Mianus River, Connecti-
cut, 1903; and at 18th annual Exb'n of Nat. Acad, of
Design, 1905, was awarded Inness gold medal for the
'best landscape in the exb'n. Elected an asso. of Nat.
Acad, of Design, 1886, and an academician, 1907, and
mem. Am. Water Color Club, and made life mem. Lotos
Club for achievements in art in 1901. Address: Mount
Vernon, N. Y.

GAYLEY, JAMES

Manufacturer; b. Lock Haven, Pa., Oct. 11, 1855;
grad. Lafayette Coll., M.E., 1876; m. Julia Gardner;
children: Mary T., Agnes M., Florence. Began as
chemist for Crane Iron Works. Catasauqua, 1877-1880;
sup't furnaces, St. Louis and Birdsboro, 1880-1885;
sup't 1885, Edgar Thompson Blast Furnaces, where in
18S7, and again in 1890, obtained maximum yield on
record; dir. Carnegie Steel Co., 1889-1901; since 1901
first v.-p. U. S. Steel Corp'n. Inventor of many im-
provements in blasting furnaces and Bessemer steel
plants; has written papers in various periodicals.
Clubs: University, Riding. Metropolitan, Ardsley, En-
gineers. Residence: 555 Park Ave. Address: 71 Broad-
way, N. Y. City.

GAYLEY, OLIVER C.

Civil eng'r; b. W. Nottingham, Cecil Co., Md., 1860;
s. Rev. Samuel A. (D.D.) and Agnes (Malcolm) Gay-
ley; ed. West Nottingham Acad., Franklin Inst., Phil-
adelphia; unmarried. Was employed in eng'ring dep't,
Pa. R. R. Co.; division eng'r, Philadelphia & Reading-
R. R. Co.; now 2d v.-p. Pressed Steel Car Co.; dir. The
Safety Car Heating and Lighting Co. Democrat.
Presby'n. Mem. St. Andrews, Burns, Pennsylvania,
Southern and Maryland Societies. Clubs: Lawyers, En-
gineers, Ardsley. Residence: 117 West 5Sth St. Ad-
dress: 24 Broad St., N. Y. City.

GAZZAM, JOSEPH M.

Lawyer; b. Jersey City, N. J., May 7, 1877; s. Maj.
Audley W. and Isabella (Rogers) Gazzam; ed. public
and private schools and Coll. City of N. Y. ; grad. from
Law Dep't., N. Y. Univ., LL.B. 1898, receiving first
prize for best written examination; m. New London,
Conn., 1903, Mary Perkins Lewis. Admitted to N. Y
Bar in 1898, and since engaged in gen. practice. In-
dependent Republican. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N. Y
Am. Bar Ass'n., Soc. of Medical Jurisprudence, N. Y.



County Lawyers' Ass'n, Municipal Gov't Ass'n, Acad.
Polit. Science, Brooklyn League, Young Republican
Club (Brooklyn), Sons of Veterans. Residence: Brook-
lyn. Address: 37 Liberty St., N. Y. City.

GEER, EDWARD FRENCH

Transportation official and mf'r; b. Brooklyn, N. Y.,
1872; s. Oliver J. and Eliza (Raymond) Geer; ed. Adel-
phi Coll., Brooklyn; m. Brooklyn, 1894, Blanche R.
Bryant; one d.: Rosalie, b. 1895. Sec, treas. and dir. At-
lantic and Mexican Gulf Steamship Co.; pres. and dir.
Commercial Lighterage Co.; treas. and dir. Henry A.
CKessel Co.; v.-p. and dir. Harper Paper Co.; treas.,
mg'r. and dir. The Carey Printing Co. Republican.
Presby'n. Mem. Nat. Geog. Soc, S.A.R., Trustee Lafay-
ette Av. Presby'n Ch. Clubs: Crescent Athletic, At-
lantic Yacht, Riding and Driving, City Midday, St.
Maurice Fish and Game, Sigma Psi fraternity. Ad-
dress: Westhampton Beach, L. I., N. Y.

GEER, WALTER

Lawyer; mf'r; ib. Williamstown, Mass., Aug. 19, 1857;
s. Asahel Clark and Helen Augusta (Danforth) Geer;
ed. Greylock Inst., S. Williamstown, Mass., Williams
Coll., A.B., 1878, A.M., 1881; National Univ. Law Sch.,
Washington, D. C, LL.B., 1881, LL.M., 1882; m. N. Y.
City, Sept. 26, 1883, Mary Potter; children: Olin Potter,
Walter, Jr., Joseph White, Helen Danforth. Ass't mg'r
Walter A. Wood Mowing and Reaping Machine Co.,
Chicago, 1882-1886; since 1886 pres. and dir. N. Y. Archi-
tectural Terra Cotta Co., N. Y. City; v.-p. and dir. N.
Y. Knife Co., Wallkill River Co., dir. Brunswick Site Co.
Democrat. Episcopalian. Mem. Ass'n for Protection
of Adirondacks, Am. Museum Natural History, Genea-
logical and Biog. Soc, Met. Museum of Art, Municipal
Art Soc, Nat. Sculpture Soc, New England Soc,
N. Y. Hist. Soc, Phi Beta Kappa Soc, Sons
of Revolution, Colonial Wars, Founders and Patriots
of America, Williams Alumni Ass'n of N. Y. Clubs:
University, Manhattan (N. Y. City), Sleepy Hollow
Country, Scarboro, Art (Philadelphia), Metropolitan
(Washington). Residences: 246 W. 72d St., N. Y. City,
and "Crow's Nest," Ossining, N. Y. Address: 401 Ver-
non Av., Borough of Queens, N. Y.

GEER, WILLIAM MONTAGUE

Clergyman; b. Ballston, N. Y., April 9, 1848; s. Rev.
George Jarvis Geer, DD., formerly rector St. Timothy's
(now Zion and St. Timothy's) Ch., N. Y. City, and Isa-
bel (Montague) Geer; grad. Columbia Coll., A.B., 1869,
A.M., 1872; Gen. Theol. Sem., 1878; m. N. Y. City, April
8, 1880, Katharine Gridley Throop (died 1906); chil-
dren; Isabel Montague, Enos Throop (Columbia, '04),
William Montague, Jr. (Columbia, '06), Garrow Throop,
Francis Hunt (Columbia, '13), Cornelia Throop, Ger-
trude Marshall. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, 1872; ordered,
deacon, 1878, ordained priest, 1879, in ministry of Epis-
copal Ch., by Bishop Horatio Potter; ass't to Rev.
(afterward Bishop) Henry Y. Satterlee, rector Zion Ch.,
Wappingers Falls, N. Y., 1878-1S79; rector St. John's
Ch., N. Adams, Mass., 1879-1880, Christ Ch., Oyster Bay,
L. I., 1880-1888; ass't minister, 1888-1894, vicar since
1894, St. Paul's Chapel, Trinity Parish, N. Y. City. In-
augurated noonday services and midnight (2:30 A.M)
services for printers and 1 other night workers in St.
Paul's Chapel, and founded first Business Women's Club
for stenographers, typewriters and others. Republican
in politics. Mem. N. Y. Churchmen's Ass'n (pres. 1898);
trustee Gen. Theol. Sem., 1894-1913, Soc for Promotion
of Religion and Learning, N. Y. Diocese, Trinity Sch.
and St. Agatha's Sch. Clubs: Seawanhaka-Corinthian
Yacht, hon. mem. (was its fleet chaplain, 1900-1901),
Centurv Ass'n. Residence: 60 W. 84th St. Office: 29
Vesey St., N. Y. City.

GEISLER, JOSEPH FRANK

Analytical and consulting chemist; b. East Saginaw,
Mich., Mar. 20, I860; s. Peter P. and Catharine (Pfoert-
ner) Geisler; grad. Univ. of Mich., Ph.G, 18S0; post-
grad, student and teacher of pharmacy and chemistry
in laboratories of Univ. of Mich., 1880-1883: m. Oct. 18,
1893, Ida M. Mueller; one son, J. Edward W., b. 1896.
Chemist with C. Gilbert Wheeler, Chicago, 111., July to
Oct., 1880; chemist to H. K. and F. B. Thurber and
Thurber-Whyland Co., 1883-1889; chemist to Dairy
Comm'n and N. Y. State Dep't Agriculture since 1885.
Official chemist to the N. Y. Mercantile Exchange since
1885. Analytical and consulting chemist, N. Y. City,
since 1883. Awarded Ebert prize Am. Pharmaceutical
Ass'n, 1888. Sec. and dir. Acra Blue Stone Co.; dir.
Texas Crude Oil and Mining Co., Fellow Soc. Chem.
Industry; mem. London Chem. Soc, Am. Chem. Soc,
Am. Pharm. Ass'n. Clubs: German Liederkranz of N. Y.,
Chemists', Univ. of Mich. Address: 6 Harrison St.,
N. Y. City.

GELERT, JOHANNES SOPHUS

Sculptor; b. Nybel, Schleswig. Denmark (now Prus-
sia), Dec. 10, 1852; s. Ludwig Christian Frederick and



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Constance Andrea (Peterson) Gelert; attended Village
Sen., 1869-1865; spent one year at sch. In Copenhagen;
studied art at Royal Acad, of Copenhagen, 1870-1876; m.
Chicago, 1896, Georgine J. B. Sundberg; children: Carl
Robert, b. 1900, Alfred Christian, b. 1901, Elsa Inge-
borg, b. 1903. Began artistic career as apprentice to
woodcarving, 1866-1870; after graduation at Royal
Acad, of Copenhagen made tour through Germany,
then worked 15 months in Paris and exhibited, ai
Salon of 1S7S, a colossal group, representing the Norse
god, Thor, combating a bull; worked on large monu-
mental works, Berlin, 1879-1S82; executed several deco-
rative statues for theatre In Copenhagen, 1882; studied
at Rome on scholarship awarded by Danish Gov't, then
returned to Copenhagen; resident of U. S. since 1887
and citizen since 1892; worked at his art In Chicago,
1887-1S9S; since then in N. T. City. Exhibited at World's
Columbian Exp'n, Chicago, 1893 (mem Internat. Jury of
Award), Paris Exp'n, 1900 (hon. mention), Nashville
Centennial Exp'n. 1897 (gold medal), Philadelphia Art
Club, for group The Little Architect (gold medal), Am.
Art Soc, Philadelphia (gold medal), hon. mention Buf-
falo Exp'n. Mem. Nat. Sculpture Soc, Architectural
League. Among important works are: Four statues
representing Roman Civilization, Brooklyn Inst, of
Arts and Sciences; portrait statue of Col. Stevens,
founder of Minneapolis; portrait statue of Purman,
TJniv. of Tenn., Nashville; statue representing Den-
mark, for U. S. Custom House, N. Y. City; colossal
group, The Struggle for Work, at World's Columbian
Exp'n; statue representing Napoleon the Great, for
Mo. State Bld'g, La Purchase Exp'n; statue represent-
ing Gothic Art. Fine Arts Bld'g. St. Louis; Haymarket
Statue (Haymarket Square), and Beethoven and An-
dersen statues (Lincoln Park), Chicago; Grant statue,
Galena, 111., and nine statues and a frieze in marble
for Bergen County Courthouse. Hackensack. N. J. Res-
idence: 370 Summit Av., S. Orange, N. J. Address
(studio): 11 E. 14th St., N. Y. City.

GENTH, LILLIAN

Artist; b. Philadelphia, Pa.; d. Samuel Adam and Ma-
tilda (Rebsher) Genth; ed. public and private schs.,
student in School of Design (won European Fellow-
ship); studied under Whistler, Paris, and two years in
galleries of Europe. Upon return to America went to
Philadelphia; moved to N. Y. about 1910, where has
since lived. Won Mary Smith prize, Pa. Acad, of Fine
Arts, Phila., 1904, Shaw Memorial Prize Nat. Acad, of
Design, N. Y., 1908, bronze medal, Internat. Exp'n of
Fine Arts. Buenos Ayres, 1910, First Hallgarten Prize,
Nat. Acad, of Design, N. Y., 1911, bronze medal. Nat.
Arts Club. 1913. Represented in Carnegie Institute,
Pittsburgh, Met. Museum of Art. N. Y., Count Cremer
Collection, Dortsmund, Germany, Art Club of Phila.,
Brooklyn Inst, of Arts and Sciences, Detroit Club,
Mich., Nat. Gallery of Art. Washington, D. C, Engi-
neers' Club, N. Y., Nat. Arts Club. N. Y. and Grand
Rapids Art Ass'n, Grand Rapids, Mich. Presbyterian.
Fellow Pa. Acad, of Fine Arts, Phila., Ass'n Nat. Acad,
of Design. N. Y. City: mem. Am. Federation of Arts,
Washington, Union Internat. des Beaux Arts et des
Lettres, Paris, Royal Soc. of Arts, London. Eng. Club-
National Art. Address (Summer): Hermit Cliff, Lime
Rock. Conn., and 27 W. 67th St., N. Y. City.

GENUNG, LEWELL T.

Physician; b. Danby. Tompkins Co., N. Y., Feb. 7,
1870; s. Joel B. and Coralyn (Elyea) Genung: grad.
Ithaca High Sch., 1893, Cornell Univ., B.A., 1897, Cor-
nell Univ. Med. Coll., M.D., 1905; m. Worcester, N. Y.,
June 28, 1900. Myrta L. Goodenough; children: Judson
Whiton, b. 1903, Dorothy Cooper, b. 1905. Taught in
Manual Training Sch. of Washington Univ., St. Louis.
Mo., Sept., 1897, to June, 1902. Engaged in practise at
Worcester, N. Y., since July, 1905. Pres. Sch. B'd of
Worcester, N. Y. Republican; Congregationalist. Mem.
Nu Sigma Nu. Sigma Xi, Otsego Co. Med. Soc. (pres.),
N. Y. State Med. Soc, Am. Med. Ass'n. Address: Wor-
cester, N. Y.

GEORGE, GRACE

Actress; b. N. Y. City 1880; educated in convent; m.
N. Y. City, Jan. 8, 1899, William A. Brady. Made theat-
rical debut in 1894 in The New Boy; later played lead-
ing parts in The Girl I Left Behind Me, Charlie's Aunt.
The Wandering Minstrel, The Turtle, M'lle Fifi and
other plays; was star successively in The Princess
Chiffon, Her Majesty, Under Southern Skies, Frou-
Frou, Pretty Peggy, Abigail, The Marriage of William
Ashe, The Richest Girl. Clothes, Divorcons. A Wom-
an's Way. Address: Care W. A. Brady, 137 W. 48th
St., N. Y. City.

GEORGE, HENRY

Journalist, author, lecturer; b. Sacramento. Calif.,
Nov. 3, 1862; s. Henry George (political economist); ed.
in public schools. Sec. to father on his lecture tour of
Great Britain, 1883; in journalistic work since 1881;



succeeded father on his death, a few days before elec-
tion day, 1897, as nominee for mayor, N. Y. City on
Jeffersonlan Democratic ticket. Elected to 62d Con-
gress from 17th List., 1910; re-elected to 63d Congress.
1912. Went as sp'l newspaper and magazine writer to
Japan, 1906; around the world, 1909. Made speeches
on Liberal Side in Parliamentary Election, Great Brit-
ain, 1910. Author: Life of Henry George, The Trag-
edy of the Great Pennsylvania Coal Strike, Who Are
the Criminals? Modern Methods of Finance, The Men-
ace of Privilege, 1905; The Romance of John Bain-



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