(Kellner) Stumer; ed. public school until 13
years old, and afterward at Notre Dame (Ind.)
College; since 1890 of firm of Stumer, Rosen-
thai & Eckstein, controlling various mercan-
tile corporations and interests in realty, bldg.
and leasehold investments on State St. Pres.
Emporium-World Millinery Co., Chicago, and
of Strauss & Stumer Mercantile Co., St. Louis;
vice-pres. Am. Restaurant Co., Red Book Cor-
poration and Importers' and Manufacturers'
Millinery Co.; dir. Public Drug Co., and of
Steven-Lewis Drug Co.; all of these corpora-
tions being controlled by Stumer, Rosenthal
& Eckstein. Also dir. Jackson Trust and Sav-
ings Bank. Republican. Mem. Sinai Congrega-
tion. Dir. Chicago Home for Jewish Orphans;
sec. Home for Jewish Friendless; mem. Ad-
visory Board of Dunning institutions. Clubs:
Lakeside, Standard. Office: 150-152 State St.
Residence: 4404 Grand Boul.
STURGES, Charles Matliews, lawyer; b.
Mansfield, O., May 8, 1838; s. Edward (mer-
chant and banker) and Mary (Mathews)
Sturges; grad. Kenyon College, 1860; studied
law, Columbus, O., 1860-1, Harvard Law
School, 1861-2; m. Chicago, 1865, Ella Du Bois
Delafield; children: Alice Delafield (deceased),
Edith Delafield (Mrs. Russell M. Heller), Ed-
ward Spencer, Mary Mathews, Grace Delafield
(Mrs. Reginald G. R. Crane), Esther Wallace
(Mrs. Warner Fite), Howard Putnam, Caro-
line Margaret. Admitted to Ohio bar, 1862;
practiced at Mansfield, O., 1862-3; removed to
Chicago, 1863; since practiced there. Counsel
38 years for Northwestern Nat. Bank of Chi-
cago; active after Chicago fire in restoration
of library and collections of the Chicago Law
Institute, and (1870-2) its sec.; incorporating
mem. (1874) Chicago Bar Assn.; mem. Phi Beta
Kappa; mem. Executive Committee Am. Anti-
Imperialist League; literary contributor to
journals; writer of pamphlets opposed to Im-
perialist policy, etc. Office: 140 Washington St.
Residence: 56 Central Av., Oak Park, 111.
STURGIS, Charles Inches, railway official;
b. Paris, France, July 21, 1860; s. Robert Shaw
and Susan Brimmer (Inches) Sturgis: ed. St.
Mark's School, Southboro, Mass., and Harvard
Univ., graduating, A.B., 1882; m. Chicago,
June 6, 1893, Margaret Noble; children: Rob-
ert Shaw, Frank Noble. Has been in service
of the C., B. & Q. Ry. Co., from 1880, begin-
ning as clerk in freight dept., Chicago, 1880;
in general agent's office, Denver, 1881; cashier
local freight office, Denver, 1882; paymaster's
clerk, Chicago, 1884; asst. paymaster, Chicago,
1885; paymaster, Chicago, 1886; asst. general
auditor, 1888; general auditor since 1893. Re-
publican. Unitarian. Clubs: University, Chi-
cago. Office: 209 Adams St. Residence: Win-
STURM, Adolph, manufacturer of veneers;
b. Vienna, Austria, Oct. 15, 1848; s. Moritz
and Charlotte Sturm; ed. public schools, and
worked in a silk factory and later in a tan-
nery in Vienna before coming to Chicago,
1868; m. Chicago, 1873, Johanna Schoth, of Ger-
many; children: Arthur, Amanda, Gisela. Irma,
Litta, Ernst, Charlotte, Grant, Adolph. In 1870
went to work for T. S. Constantine in veneer
mfg. business until 1872, when established on
own account the business he now conducts
as the Adolph Sturm Co. Office: 51 W Wash-
ington St. Residence: 515 Wells St.
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STURM, Meyer J., architect; b. Cincinnati,
O., Sept. 11. 1872; s. Adolph and Pauline
(Frank) Sturm; ed. public schools of Cincin-
nati and Chicago, Chicago Manual Training
School, and Massachusetts Institute of Tech-
nology, graduating, 1896, Dept. of Architec-
ture, with degree of B.S. ; m. Boston, Sept. 17,
1903, Aim6e Goulston. Was draftsman and
supt. for architects in Chicago, 1896-9; chief
engineer Luminous Prism Co., 1898-1900; mem.
of firm of Hallberg & Sturm, architects, Mar.,
1900, to Mar., 1902; since then practicing alone
as architect. Gold medal World's Fair, St.
Louis, 1904, for hosp. plans. Republican. Of-
fice: 84 LaSalle St. Residence: 868 Pine Grove
STURTEVAXTT, Henry Dexter, broker; b.
White Lake, Mich., June 9, 1862; s. James D.
and Minerva (Hills) Sturtevant; ed. public
schools; m. Chicago, Apr. 20, 1887, Isabella
Doyle. Resident of Chicago since 1884; en-
tered employ of Counselman & Day, and be-
came a mem. of the firm, 1896; when firm dis-
solved later, became partner in firm of Coun-
selman & Co., and on demise of Charles Coun-
selman was only surviving partner; on May
21, 1904, consolidated the business with that
of Shearson, Hamill & Co., of New York, in
which is now resident partner. Republican.
Clubs: Chicago, Union League, Chicago Ath-
letic, Washington Park, Glen View; also St.
Louis (St. Louis, Mo.). Office: 240 LaSalle St.
Residence: 150 Lincoln Park Boul.
SULLIVAN, David, lawyer; b. Island of Va-
lentia, on Southwest coast of Co. Kerry, Ire-
land, Apr. 3, 1856; s. John C. and Mary Sulli-
van; came to U. S. with parents in 1865, set-
tling at Marquette, Mich., and in Mar., 1871,
in Chicago; early education in Ireland, fol-
lowed by several years in public and high
schools at Marquette, Mich.; m. Chicago, Jan.
15, 1884, Kate A. Healy; children Edmund H.,
Margaret F. While a boy had picked up some
knowledge of printing business, and in 1871
found a place on Chicago Times, first at set-
ting type, afterward as reporter and later as
proofreader. Studied law in office of Judge
Crooker, and later in that of Judge Moran.
Admitted to bar, 1879; was for several years
a master in chancery of Superior Court.
Served in 32d and 33d General Assemblies as
representative from the 1st District, 1880-4;
atty. of Co. Board, 1883-8. Democrat. Mem.
Nat. Union, Royal Arcanum. Office: 97 Clark
St Residence: 680 48th PI.
SULLIVAN, Denis Emmet, lawyer; b. Ke-
wanee, 111., Nov. 16, 1869; s. Mortimer and
Ellen (Hurley) Sullivan; ed. public schools
and later in Chicago Law School (now Union
College of Law), graduating, LL.B., in class
of 1895; m. Pittsfield, 111., Jan. 17, 1900, Marie
Carlisle Mullins; 1 daughter: Marie Carlisle.
Admitted to Chicago bar, 1894, and practiced
alone until 1901; then of firm of McDannold,
Sullivan & Jarrett, 1901-4, and on death of
Mr. McDannold firm changed to present style
of Sullivan & Jarrett. Democrat. Mem. of 40th
(regular and special sessions), 41st and 42d
General Assemblies of Illinois; asst. corpora-
tion counsel of Chicago, 1897-1901. R. C. Mem.
of Knights of Columbus, and Irish Fellowship
Club. Office: 59 Clark St. Residence: 3229 Mai-
SULLIVAN, Louis Henry, architect; b. Bos-
ton, Mass., Sept. 3, 1856; s. Patrick and An-
drienne Sullivan; ed. public schools, Boston;
special courses in Massachusetts Inst. Tech-
nology and ficole des Beaux Arts, Paris,
France; m. Chicago, July 1, 1899, Margaret
Hattabough. Mem. Am. Inst. Architects; also
various local tech. socs. ; received Gold Medal
Union Centrale des Arts Decoratlfs, Paris,
1894. Office: Auditorium Tower. Residence:
The Lessing Annex.
SULLIVAN, Roger C., sec., treas. and dir.
Ogden Gas Co.; sec. and dir. Cosmopolitan
Electric Co. Has been mem. of the Democratic
Co., and State, and is now mem of the Nat.
Committee for Illinois. Office: 115 Dearborn
St. Residence: 1269 Washington Boul.
SULZBERGER, Max J., vice-pres., gen. mgr.
and dir. Schwarzschild & Sulzberger. Mem.
Chicago Board of Trade. Club: Standard. Of-
fice: 4100 S. Ashland Av. Residence: Standard
SULZBERGER, Solomon Liudauer, pres. En-
terprise Paint Mfg. Co.; b. Philadelphia, Pa.,
Feb. 5, 1857; s. Leopold and Sophia (Lindauer)
Sulzberger; grad. Central High School, Phila-
delphia; m. Chicago, Feb. 1, 1887, Clara Frank;
children: Frank, Louise, Helen. Began busi-
ness life in Philadelphia in 1871; came to
Chicago, 1876, and was employed with Lin-
dauer Bros. & Co. until Dec. 1, 1893, when
organized the Enterprise Paint Mfg. Co., of
which has since been pres.; paints and colors.
Mem. Paint, Oil and Varnish Assn. (ex-pres.);
Illinois Manufacturers' Assn. Republican. Dir.
United Hebrew Charities. Clubs: Standard
(pres.), Ravisloe Country, Illinois Athletic.
Office: Peoria and VanBuren Sts. Residence:
4404 Michigan Av.
SUMMERS, Lelaud Laflin, consulting en-
gineer; b. Cleves, O., Mar. 6, 1871; s. Charles
H. and Emma (Porter) Summers; grad. High-
land Park (111.) High School, 1886, followed
by special instruction in mathematics, physics
and engineering; m. London, Ont., Apr., 4,
1899, Eva H. Brodlique; children: Lesley E.,
Llewellyn Brodlique. Became asst. electrician,
Western Union Telegraph Co., 1889-92; elec-
trician Postal Telegraph-Cable Co., eastern di-
vision, 1892-4; consulting engineer since 1894
on important works of electrical, mechanical
and hydraulic character. Clubs: Chicago Ath-
letic, Chicago Yacht, Twentieth Century; also
Denver, Denver Athletic (Denver, Colo.). Of-
fice: First Nat. Bank Bldg. Residence: 218 E.
SUMMY, Clayton Prick, dealer in pianos,
music publisher; b. Landisville, Pa., Dec. 9,
1852; s. Daniel and Ann (Frick) Summy; ed.
public schools of Pennsylvania and Sterling,
111., to which place he removed with parents,
1865; made special study of music; m. Chica-
go, Nov. 9, 1880, Mina Rommeiss; children:
Edna Emma, Dorothy. Worked in music store
in Sterling, 111., 2 years; taught music until
1872, when he went to Boston and studied mu-
sic in Boston Music School; returned to Ster-
ling and taught music until 1876-7; returned to
Boston for a year for further study of music;
taught in Hershey Music School, Chicago, 1877-
9; with Lyon & Healy, in charere of retail sheet
music dept., 1879-88; established sheet music
and publishing business, 1888; established
present corporation of Clayton F. Summy Co.,
of which he is vice-pres. and treas., 1895;
general dealers in pianos and importers and
publishers of sheet music; he is also sec. and
treas. the Peoples' Music Publishing Co. Mem.
Royal League, City Club. Republican. Office:
220 Wabash Av. Residence: 1935 Oakdale Av.
SUMNER, Walter Taylor, clergyman; b.
Manchester, N. H., Dec. 5, 1873; s. Charles
Davenport and Rinthal (Thompson) Sumner;
ed. Manchester (N. H.) High School; Dart-
mouth College, B.S., 1898; Western Theologi-
cal Seminary, Chicago, 1904. Was city sales-
man Western Electric Co., Chicago, 1898-1900;
sec. to Bishop Coadjutor of Chicago since
1903; ordained priest, 1904, and appointed
priest in charge of St. George's Episcopal
Church. Republican. Office: Masonic Temple.
Residence: 7519 Monroe Av.
SUNDAY, William Ashley, evangelist, cler-
gyman; b. Ames, la., Nov. 19, 1863; s. William
and Mary Jane (Cory) Sunday; ed. High
School, Nevada, la.; student Northwestern
Univ.; m. Chicago, Sept. 5, 1888, Helen A.
Thompson. Was professional base-ball player,
1883-90, in the Chicago, Pittsburgh and Phila-
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delphia teams of Nat. League. Asst. sec. Y.
M. C. A., Chicago, 1891-5; evangelist since
1896; ordained in Presbyterian ministry, by
Chicago Presbytery, Apr. 15, 1903. Prohibi-
tionist. Address: 64 Throop St.
SUNNY, Bernard Edward, western mgr.
General Electric Co.; b. Brooklyn, N. Y., May,
1856; ed. public schools of Brooklyn, N. Y.;
m. 1878, Ellen Clifton Rhue, of Brooklyn, N.
Y. After leaving school became a telegraph
operator for the Atlantic and Pacific Tele-
graph Co.; came to Chicago, 1875, for that
company, soon being promoted to night mgr.,
and later to mgr. of that company's Chicago
office; supt. Chicago Telephone Co., 1879-88;
pres. Chicago Arc Light & Power Co., 1888-
1891; western mgr. for Thomson-Houston
Electric Co. and its successor, General Elec-
tric Co., since 1891. Served one year as dir.
of the World's Columbian Exposition, but de-
clined re-election in order to become pres. of
the Intramural R. R. at the World's Fair. Re-
publican; delegate from 6th Congressional
District of Illinois to Nat. Republican Con-
vention at Philadelphia, 1900. Pres. of the
Civic Federation of Chicago. Clubs: Chicago,
Union League, Merchants. Office: Monadnock
Blk. Residence: 1847 Wellington St.
SUROtHNOR, Valentine Harrison, real es-
tate; b. Taylor Co., Va., 1847; s. Valentine H.
and Mary E. (Brashear) Surghnor; ed. Vir-
ginia district schools; m. Quincy, 111., Nov.,
1878, Lizzie Moffett (died Aug. 20, 1890). In
dry goods business at Hannibal, Mo., 1869-75;
then in wholesale ice business until the busi-
ness was swept away by the flood of 1881;
since 1881 in real estate business in Chicago.
Mem. Chicago Real Estate Board, and was its
sec. in 1894, and vice-pres., 1903. Democrat.
Mason (32); mem. B. P. O. Elks, and S. A. R.
Clubs: Calumet, Chicago Athletic. Office: 115
Dearborn St. Residence: 83 E. 20th St.
SUTCLIFFE, John, architect; b. Bacup,
Eng., Mar. 28, 1853; s. John and Martha .
(Townend) Sutcliffe; ed. public schools and in
S. Kensington, London, graduating in archi-
tecture and art; m. England, 1879, Lydia
Knight; children: Arthur George, Helen Mary,
Clara Mabel, Edwin Alan, Isabel Ray. Was in
business as architect at Bacup, Eng., and with
the Admiralty at Portsmouth, Eng., for 4
years. Engaged in practice of architecture at
Birmingham, Ala., 6 years; came to Chicago,
1892, and has since practiced as architect in
this city, making a specialty of Episcopal
Church design. Republican. Office: 218 La-
Salle St. Residence: Oak Park.
SUTHERLAND, Thomas Jefferson, lawyer,
asst. corporation counsel of Chicago; b. Wal-
lington, Vt. ( Oct. 31, 1848; s. Gen. Thomas J.
and Hannah (Packer) Sutherland; father died
when son was 1 year old; made way througii
schools by own exertions; taught school, then
took course at Ft. Edward Collegiate Insti-
tute; grad. Union College, Schenectady, N. Y.,
1868; Albany Law School, Albany, N. Y., 1870;
m. 1872, Adelaide K. Beaman, of Rutland, Vt.;
children: Blanche B., Robert P., Walter E.
Resident of Chicago since 1870 and steadily
engaged in practice of law. Office: City Hall.
Residence: 59 Bryant Av.
SUTHERLAND, William Jesse, vice-pres.
the Mooney & Boland agency, of New York
and Chicago; b. Logansport, Ind., Nov. 3,
1863; s. George C. and Esther A. (Gerhart)
Sutherland; ed. public schools; m. Chicago,
May 30, 1888, Ella M. Minnick. Began busi-
ness life as clerk in the grocery store of A. H.
McDonald, at Logansport, Ind., 1878-9; came
to Chicago in 1880 and was employed as a
clerk in the Mooney & Boland agency, the
largest of its kind in the country, and is of
international prominence, looking after the
confidential matters of the largest corpora-
tions and most prominent individuals; subse-
quently became a partner and is now vice-
pres. and gen. mgr. of the Western Division.
Republican. Methodist. Mason. Mem. B. P. O.
Elks. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Chicago Yacht,
Chicago Riding and Driving. Office: 108 La-
Salle St. Residence: 3659 Grand Boul.
BUTTER, Louis Philip, leaf tobacco; b. vil-
lage near Strassburg, France, Nov. 30, 1846;
s. Victor U. and Appalonia Geschwind Sutler;
came to U. S. in boyhood; ed. public schools
of Detroit, Mich.; m. Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 25,
1871, Louise Grimard. Was employed by Fran-
cis Eccard & Co., Detroit, Mich., 1860-6;
started in cigar business at Detroit, Mich.,
1866; removed to Chicago and established,
July, 1876, busines of Sutter Bros., later in-
corporated, of which he is now pres., dealers
in leaf tobacco; branches in New York, St.
Louis, Havana and Amsterdam. Republican.
Catholic. Office: 157 Lake St. Residence: Del-
SWABY, William Arthur, treas. the Gould
Co.; b. Seneca Falls, N. Y., Dec. 4, 1863; s.
William A. and Amelia S. (Gould) Swaby;
ed. public and high schools of Seneca Falls,
N. Y. Entire business experience has been in
the line of pumps and well supplies, and Sept.
1, 1893, became identified with the Gould
Co., of which he is treas.; company is one of
the oldest and largest in its line in the West.
Club: Washington Park. Office: 22-24 N. Canal
St. Residence: Chicago Beach Hotel.
SWAN, Charles Joseph, physician; b. Mans-
field, Pa., Sept. 25, 1864; s. Charles F. and
Catherine (Morris) Swan; attended public
schools of Joliet, 111., until 1880; grad. Mans-
field State Normal School, 1885; grad. Hahne-
mann Med. College of Chicago, 1890; 2 years'
post-graduate work in Vienna and London; m.
Chicago, 1895, Elizabeth Washburn. Began
practice in Chicago in 1892 as a specialist in
diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat.
Prof, of ophthalmology and otology, Hahne-
mann Med. College; eye and ear surgeon on
staff of Hahnemann Hosp. ; former eye and
ear surgeon of the Chicago Baptist Hosp.;
nose and throat surgeon on staff of Chicago
Nursery and Half Orphan Asylum. Mem. Am.
Med. Assn., Am. Inst. of Homoeopathy, Illinois
State Homos. Soc., etc. Republican. Episco-
palian. Mem. Sons of the Revolution. Clubs:
Union League, Midlothian. Office: 34 Wash-
ington St. Residence: 103 E. 49th St.
SWANITZ, Alexander W., civil engineer; b.
Richland Co., 111., Apr., 1851; s. Dr. G. and
Ida (von Stephan) Swanitz; ed. Carl August
College, Eisenach, Ger., and ficole Technique,
Paris, France; m. Hickman, Ky., Feb. 22, 1875,
Mary Henning; 1 son: Henry W. (C.E.). Was
asst. U. S. engineer, 1870-2; lieut.-col. of engi-
neers in Egyptian Army, 1873; supt. public
schools, Hickman, Ky., 1874-5; city engineer,
Shreveport, La., 1876; construction engineer
International and Great Northern R. R., of
Texas, 1877-81; construction engineer for C.
& N.-W. R. R. in Iowa and Dakota, 1881-7;
chief engineer and mgr. Chicago & Calumet
Terminal, 1888-9; chief engineer of Charleston
East Shore R. R. Terminals, 1889-91; consult-
ing engineer on Wall St., New York, 1891-5;
chief engineer and mgr. New Orleans Termin-
als, 1895-8; Stickney Clearing Yard, Chicago,
1899-1901; chief engineer Alaska Central Ry. (
Seward, Alaska, since 1901. Republican. Clubs:
Chicago, Sheridan. Address: Chicago Club, and
Seward, Alaska. Residence: Vendome, 62d St.
and Monroe Av.
SWANSON, Herman Alenius, manufacturer;
b. Boras, Lerma, Sweden, May 22, 1863; s.
Andreas and Maria (Parson) Svensson (Swan-
son); ed. high school in Sweden; m. Chicago,
Nov. 25, 1892; Stella A. Sampson. Came from
Sweden to U. S., 1879, going to the Pacific
Coast, and followed various pursuits at Og-
den, Utah, Portland, Ore., and Seattle, Wash.,
for about 10 years prior to locating in Chicago
in 1890; since 1895 pres. of the Swanson
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Rheumatic Cure Co. Mem. Chicago Drug Office: 268 Adams St. Residence: 1037 Judson
Trade Club, and of the Chicago Athletic Assn. Av., Evanston, 111.
Office: 160 Lake St. Residence: The Lessing. SWEETLAND, Edward Coates, fire under-
SWAKTCHILD, Samuel, merchant in watch- writer; b. Chicago, June 23, 1873; s. Edward
makers' and jewelers' supplies; b. Baden, W. and Amelia R. Coates Sweetland; ed. public
Ger., June 11, 1846; s. Joseph and Caroline schools; m. Evanston, 111., Apr. 25, 1901, Alice
Swartchild; ed. schools in Germany and in R. Aikin. Began business career as office boy
Oswego, N. Y., to which latter place came in fire insurance office of James A. Miller &
with parents from Germany in 1858; m. Chi- Co., Chicago, about 1887. In 1900 became a
cago, 1870, Helena Glickauf; children: Bertha, mem. of the firm of George Hermann & Co.
Amy, Cora, Jacob G.. Edward, William. Came Sergeant of Co. K, 1st regt., I. N. G. Office:
from Oswego, N. Y., to Chicago, 1860, and en- 159 LaSalle St. Residence: 1559 Maple Av.,
tered employ of Wendel & Hyman, with whom Evanston.
he learned watchmaking, and worked at trade SWIFT, Edward F., vice-pres. and dir.
until 1870; since 1870 in business for self (his Swift & Co., packers; pres. and dir. Swift Fer-
son, Jacob G., now being a partner), as tilizer Works; dir. Nat. Packing Co., Consum-
Swartchild & Co., dealers in watchmakers', ers' Cotton Oil Co. Clubs: Washington Park,
jewelers' and engravers' supplies. Office: 138 Chicago Athletic, Mid-Day, Kenwood, Midlo-
Wabash Av. thian. Office: Union Stock Yards. Residence.
SWEET, Albert !., coal; b. on farm south 4949 Greenwood Av.
of Jacksonville, 111., Aug. 21, 1831; s. Rev. SWIFT, George B., ex-mayor of Chicago; b.
Joel and Patience Rathburn (Dodge) Sweet; Cincinnati, O., Dec. 14, 1845; s. Samuel W. and
ed. public schools; m. New Brunswick, N. J., Elizabeth Bell Swift; ed. Galena (111.) common
Oct. 15, 1856; Annie E. Sanderson; children: schools and W. Chicago High School; m. Nov.
Charles Albert, Stella E. Began business life 14, 1868, Chicago, Lucy L. Brown; children:
at age of 19; clerk in Canal Collector's office, Brown F., H. B., Geo. L., Grace B. (Bachelder),
New Brunswick, N. J., 1850-6; paying teller Adelaide Pearl (Neylor), Eldred Brown, Edith
Bank of New Jersey, 1856-8; agent Alton L. Was alderman Chicago 2 terms; commis-
Packet Co., and C. & A. R. R., St. Louis, Mo., sioner of public works, 1887-9; acting mayor,
1858-61; agent Rock Island R. R., LaSalle, Nov., 1893, to Apr., 1895; mayor, 1895-7; pres.
111., 1861-5; agent for Col. E. D. Taylor, Chi- George B. Swift Co., Scwartzkopff Coal Dust
cago, 1865-8; supt. Chicago and Wilmington and Firing Co.; Frazer Lubricator Co., Mt.
Coal Co., 1868-72; gen. mgr., 1872-93, pres. Union Fuel Co. Mason; K. P.; mem. Royal Ar-
since 1893, Chicago, Wilmington and Vermil- canum, Royal League. Clubs: Union League,
lion Coal Co., operating mines at Braidwood, Illinois, Hamilton, Hyde Park. Office: 188
S. Wilmington, Streator and Thayer, 111. Re- Madison St. Residence: 5132 Washington Av.
publican. Baptist. Office: Old Colony Bldg. SWIFT, John Burnett, supt. Adams Express
Residence: 241 Ashland Boul. Co.; b. Marietta, O., Mar. 25, 1846; s. John and
SWEET, Charles Albert, coal; b. Chicago, Mary G. (Hill) Swift; ed. common and high
May 27, 1874; s. Albert L. and Annie E. (San- schools of Marietta, O., to 1863; m. Zanesville,
derson) Sweet; ed. Chicago public schools, O., Oct. 17, 1872, Maria M. /Taylor; children:
graduating, 1890; m. Chicago, June 1, 1897, Harry Taylor, John Burnett, Jr. Began ser-
Harriet Studebaker Thurber; children: Thur- vice with Adams Express Co. at Marietta, O.,
ber, Marjorie. With Illinois Trust and Savings 1862, as clerk and messenger; later became
Bank, 1891-3; with Chicago, Wilmington and agent and route agent, and in 1893 came from
Vermillion Coal Co., 1893-7; organized, 1897, Richmond, Ind., to Chicago, as asst. supt.; in
the Burlington Coal Co., which changed In 1899 was appointed to his present position as
1902 to the Burlington Coal and Coke Co.; sec. supt. of Adams Express Co. Mason; mem. King
and treas. since organization, 1897; organized, Solomon Chapter, Richmond, Ind. Odd Fellow.
1903, and is vice-pres. and treas. the Royal Republican. Office: Old Colony Bldg. Residence:
Colliery Co., operating mines at Virden, 111. 6518 Yale Av.
Republican. Baptist. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, SWITZEB, Edward Hall, mgr. Oaxaca
Chicago Yacht. Office: Old Colony Bldg. Resl- Trading Co.; b. Mendota, 111., July 24, 1'859;
dence: 98 E. 34th St. a. Richard and Sarah (Hall) Switzer; ed. pub-
SWEET, E. C., physician; b. Lundy's Lane, lie and high schools of Mendota, graduating
Pa., Mar. 30, 1846; s. George S. and Nancy from latter; m. Chicago, Feb. 21, 1899, Kath-
Jane (Hopkins) Sweet; ed. common schools rine Summers; 1 son: Wayne. Went out on
of Pennsylvania until 14 years of age; then the cattle ranges of State of Kansas; then
in public schools of Michigan, graduating from spent 2 years on the K. P. (now U. P.) R. R.;
Coldwater (Mich.) High School, 1864, and at- in 1881 came to Chicago and became, first,
tended Univ. of Michigan; grad. Eclectic Med. bookkeeper, and later office mgr. for E. L.
College, 1870; grad. Hahnemann Med. College, Roberts & Co., sash, door and blind manufac-
Chicago, 1884; m. Chicago, Dec. 12, 1893, Flor- turers; then was private sec. to Chauncy J.
ence A. MacGee; children: Florence V., Je- Blair, pres. of the Merchants' Nat. Bank, and
rome Edwards. Practiced medicine at Grand at beginning of Spanish-Am. War went South.
Rapids, Mich., for several years; in Muske- Was capt. Co. M, 1st 111. Infy. for 13 years,
gon, Mich., 4 years; came to Chicago, Oct., promoted maj. of same regt.; served in Span-
1885; since then in practice here. Has for 16 ish-Am. War, taking part in the battle of San-
years been chief physician, Illinois Masonic tiago de Cuba; after being mustered out of
Orphans' Home; since coming to Chicago con- service spent a considerable time in the trop-
nected with college and hosp. work until 2 ics, and since 1899 has been mgr. of the Oax-