Henry A. Maloy ....
A, W, T. Back
John G. Hosmer....
0. D. Hinckley
John R. Glover
Wm. L. Germain..,.
James Dougherty ...
Ben). F. Gerowe....
Wm. B. Reading ...
B. B. Bishop
M. W. Hutchlns
BenJ. E. Hawes
Wm. H, Fry
J, H. J. Watkins ...
Jacob Stears, Jr
E. B. Cadley
James S. Thompson
Arthur A. Foote
* Fulton county.
t Appointed by Mayor.
Evening Journal Almanac^ 1888.
Clerks of Boards of Sdpervisors â€” Continued.
St. Lawrence .
Henry M. Eldredge,
F. J. Twomey*
John J. B. Spooner,
L. F. Sheppard
BenJ. J. Shore
Chas. T. Dunning .
W. W, Armstrong.
H. D. Nutting
John W. Towner...
J. A. Cavanaugh ...
C. M. Johnson
James S. Raring ...
Charles M. Hale_..,
W. W. Sweet
Daniel Naylon, jr ..
Lyman S. Holmes.
Chas. R. Watkins .
James L. Miilard..
Arch. D. 0"Neill ..
Oscar B. Glezen ....
J. H. Jennings
E. B. Walker, Jr .
Jas. A. Skiff
Robert R. Law
Chas. E. Johnson..
Alvah C. Manson..
Horace J. Young..
School Commissioners, etc.â€” Continued.
School Conimissioners and City Superintend-
euts of Schools.
John C. Callanan....
Charles W. Colef
Charles F. Merrillf.
Dawson D. Dickson
Eber S. Devine
James J. Lusk
M. W. Scottt
Henry A. Soule
Stan'y N. Wheaton
BenJ. B. Snowf
Charles H. Wicks..
Emmons J. Swift...
James R. Flagg
J. W. Babcockt
Samuel G. Lovef ...
G. V. R. Merrillf..
LeRoy C. Hayes....
Marcus N. Horton.
Ezra J. Day
Hiram M. Mott
J. M. Frostt
LaFloyd Stillman ...
H. I. Van Hoesen.
G. D. Chamberlin .
E. R. Harkness
Wm. R. Anderson.
J. R. Vandewater..
* Clerk Board of Aldermen,
t City Superintendent.
Livingston ... 1
Onondaga ..... 1
C. E. Smith
Leslie W. Lake
Wm. A. Staffln
J. F. Crocker*
Frank B. Wickes ...
Edward J. Owen....
James W. Wardner
Wm. G. Cushman...
Jos. B. Thyne
William J. Barr
Elbert R. Parsons...
S- H. New^berry
H. P. Whitney
S. W. Maxson
Truman C. Gray....
Chas. E. Whitney .
Andrew G. Cropsey
Wm . H. Maxwell*.
Robert W. Jones ....
R. A. Kneeland, Jr.
Austin B. Dunn
Rollin C. Francis ...
Daniel Keating ....
D. Edgar Parsons...
S. A. Ellis*
H. K. Salisbury
C. G. Richards
Robert G. Woods..
Chas. W. Wasson *
Wm. D. Lewis
Fred. E. Pavne
E. E. Edgeiion
Wm. B. Graves
M. J. Michael*
D. D. N. Marvin....
Ezra B. Knapp
H. D. Nottingham.
LeGrand L. Morse.
David A. Morrison.
Ira L. Case
R.V. K. Montlort*
Charles W. Smith...
Wm. A. Baldwin...
Tracy D. Blye ... .
Ida L. Griffin
E. J. Hamilton*...
Theodore L. Grout.
Elihu R. Gregory. .
James E, Towner...
Seth S. Suydam . ...
James B. Curley....
Sheldon J. Pardee*
Thomas H. Betts ...
Lewis N. S. Miller.
John J. Kenney ....
George E. Knapp ...
T. B. Mackey
John A. Haig
Fred'k R. Smith....
Jas. F. McCormick
Wm. N. Harris......
S. B. Howe*
Jas. K. Alverson...
Jacob. H. Mann ....
Long I'd city.
â€¢ City Superintendent.
Â£ve?iing Journal Almanac, 1888.
School Commissioners, etc.â€” Continued.
H. S. Howard, Jr ...
F. S. Godfrey
Albt-rt W. Fenton .
H. B. Harrison
Charles H. Howell.
Wm. B. Codling....
Harrison W. Davis
LeonO. Wiswell ....
Chas. Van Marter .
Frank W. Knapp* ..
John J. Moran
School Commissioners, etc. â€” Continued.
Wavne â€ž 1
E. C. Douglass
J. Freeman Wells...
Jos. W. Barbur
Wm. H. Cook
Mark C. Finley
J. B. Lockwood
Timothy C. Adams
C. E. Goriont ,
C. Herbert Foster...
M. Jean Wilson
James A. Thayer...
Â» For the term commencing January 1, 1887.
t City Superintendent.
VOTE FOR PRESIDENT, 1^84* BY STATES.
West Virginia â€”
â€¢ Th'' vote for President. 1868-1S80. Is given on page .52. t Includes scattering. t Fusion .
2 In Michigan the Fusion vote Is divided, that of the distinctive Cleveland and Butler electors being
given, in the table of counties the Fusion vote is combined for Cleveland.
Evening Journal Almanac ^ 1888.
NEW YORK LEGISLATURE.
The Senate consists of 32 members, who are elected in November of every alternate odd numbered year,
and hold their oflices for two years from the first of January next succeeding. The State is divided into
32 districts, each electing one Senator. The Senators receive an annual salary of $1, 300 and also $1 for each
ten miles of travel in going to or returning from the place of meeting once in each session. Ten dollars
per day in addition is allowed when the Senate alone is convened in extraordinary session, or when acting
as a court for the trial of impeachments.
HENRY R. LOW, (Rep.), President, pro tern.
JOHN S. KENYON (Rep.). Clerk. JOHN F. CORNING, CRep.), Sergeant-at-Arms.
ROBERT H, HUNTER (TLev).), Assistant Clerk. HARRIS A. CORELL (Rep.), Stenographer.
CHARLES V. SCRUM (Rep.), Doorkeeper.
grossed Bills, and Public Buildings; in thelast Senate,
he served on the Committees on Judiciary, Railroads.
Insurance and Indian Affairs. He was chosen to
the present Senate by a plurality of 12,114, his op-
ponents being James N. Beatty (Pro.), Thomas Sew-
ard (United. Lab.) and Daniel L. Harris (Prog. Lab.)
The Republicans made no nomination. He was
elected in IS85 without opposition.
(Suffolk and Queens counties. Population 136,219.)
SIMEON SMITH HAWKINS (Rep.), of James-
port, Suttblk countv. Mr. H. was born at Stony
Brook, Suffolk county, N. Y., March 30, 1827; is of
English descent, and educated at the district schools
of Stony Brook. He was a Commander in the Navy
at the age of 20, and was master of the bark " Han-
nibal, "as transport on the southern coast ouring
the rebellion. In 1870 he commenced the manufac-
ture of menhaden oil and fish guano, which he has
since continued ; is a Trustee of Riverhead Savings
Bank, and Treasurer of the Suffolk County Agricul-
tural Society. He has been a Republican since 1856,
previous to that he afliliated with the Democrats ;
was County Superintendent of the Poor, 1866-69 ; Su-
pervisor of Riverhead, 1870 ; Delegate to the Conven-
tion that nominated Reuben E. Fenton for Governor ;
Delegate to the National Convention of 1880; Dele-
gate to State Conventions of 1881, 1885 and 1886; Chair-
man of County Committee, 1880-'82; and'a candidate
for the Assembly in 1882. He was a member of As-
sembly in 1884 and 1885, serving on the Committees
on Commerce and Navigation, Public Printing. Char-
itable and Religious Societies and Two-thirds and
Three-fifths Bills. He was elected to the Senate by a
plurality of 114, his opponents being Edward F. Fagan
^Dem.), who was chosen to the preceding Senate
by a plurality of 464, Henry M. Randall (Pro.) and
Joseph K. Rudyard (Lab.)
(1st, 2d, 5th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 12th and 22d wards
of Brooklyn and towns of Flatbush, Gravesend
and New Utrecht, Kings County.)
JAMES FARNSWORTH PIERCE (Dem.), of
Brooklyn (,7 Montague terrace). Mr. P. was born at
Madrid, St. Lawrence county, April 8, 1830. His
parents were natives of New England, his father be-
ing a physician and graduate of Dartmouth College.
He was educated by private tutors and at St. Law-
rence Academy. He prepared to enter college but
was prevented by sickness. He studied law with
Judge Henry L. Knowles, of Potsdam, and Job Pier-
son and Wm. A. Beach, at Troj", and was admitted
to the bar in 1851, when only twenty-one years
of age. After admission he spent three years in
Florida, and on his return located at Canton, St.
Lawrence, county, where he practiced law until he
removed to New York in 1865. A year later he re-
moved to Brooklyn, where he has since been en-
gaged in the practice of his profession. In 1862,
though a Democrat, he was elected County Clerk of
St. Lawrence county, and for several years he repre-
sented that countv in Democratic State Conventions.
He was a member of the Senate, 1868-71, "78, '79, '86,
'87, serving as Chairman of the Committees on Com-
merce and Navigation and Retrenchment, and mem-
ber of Railroads, Insurance, Judiciary, Canals, En-
(3d, 4th, 7th, 11th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 21st and 23d wards
EUGENE F. O'CONNOR (Rep.), of Brooklyn.
Mr. 0. was born in Brooklyn, November 10, 1844 ;
his father established his home in Brooklyn in 1815,
and was well known and respected in the village for
many years before Eugene made his first appearance
in the Second Ward homestead. In 1846 the family
removed to the small white cottage which is still
standing at the corner of Hicks and Willow streets.
The 0"(i!onnor family in a lew years became too
large for the little cottage, and they were obliged to
seek a more commodious house, which they found
in Columbia Heights, corner of Poplar street. This [
was Mr. O'Connor's home for nearly forty years. |
Here his boyhood days were spent, when he was one j
of the " prized " members of the local amateur base- j
ball nine, and when he was without a successful |
rival in the vicinity in athletic exercises and con-
tests. After graduating from Public School No. 8 at
an age when most lads had not mastered the simpler
rudiments of education, he entered St. Francis
Xavier College, and took a commercial course. He
afterward entered St. Francis' College and took a
course of Latin, sitbsequently receiving from that
institution the degree of A. M. When the first gun
was fired on Fort Sumter, O'Connor was scarce sev-
enteen, but he was fearless, intrepid and determined.
After two attempts to join the army he succeeded in
enlisting for nine months in Company C, Fifty-sec-
ond Regiment, N.Y. S.V. He accompanied Banks'
expedition to Louisiana. His company with othei's
had an engagement with the enemy at La Fourche
Crossing. Mr. 0. and two others were captured, but
two days afterward he escaped and succeeded in
Joining the remainder of his regiment at New Or-
leans, as part ol it ha< been captured. At the ex-
piration ot the term of his service he re-enlisted for
three years, or the war, and in December, 1863, was
commissioned Second Lieutenant. He accompanied
Banks' Red River expedition, and took part in the
engagements at Alexandria, Mansura and Marks-
ville. Soon afterward bis regiment was ordered
north, and Lieutenant O'Connor served as aide-de-
camp to General Macauley and General Molineux,
and participated in several engagements. During
the battle of Cedar Creek he received a shot in the
breast which passed through his r\ght arm. He was
removed to the hospital at Annapolis, subsequently
discharged under general orders, "on account of
wounds received in battle," and breveted Captain
Evening Journal Almanac^ 1888.
for gallant and meritorious conduct." He did not
recover the use of his arm until about six months
after his return home. He entered the University
Law School, and receiving his degree of LL. B., was
admitted to practice law after undergoing the usual
examination by the Supreme Court. Since his ad-
mission he has administered many large and im-
portant trusts to which he has been appointed by the
courts. Captain O'Connor is a member of the John
A. Dlx Post, and served two years as officer of the
guard. He is president of the Columbian Club, and
director of several corporations of New York city.
He was elected to the Senate by a plurality of 2, 939,
his opponents being J. S. Ross (Dem.), E. Stillman
Doubledav (United Liib.") and Henry R. King (Pro.)
The Republican majority in 1S85 was 4,829.
(14th, 15th, 16th. 17th, ISth, 24th and 25th wards of
Brooklyn, and towns of New Lots and Flatlands,
JACOB WORTH (Rep.), of Brooklyn. Mr. W.
was born ia New York city of German parentage.
May 1, 1833. "When he was five years old his father
died, leaving a widow and five children in straight-
ened circumstances. He received nothing but the
most rudimentarv education in thecommonischools.
his entire attendance covering but a few months.
At the age of four years, his mother removed to Wil-
iiamsburgh, N. Y. At the age of eight, he went to
work in a rope-walk, where he continued until he
Avas fourteen, worked as a teamster the next year on
the Erie canal, and spent some time as a boatman on
the North river. At the age of sixteen, he entered
the' United States Navy as an apprentice, and as such
made a voyage around the woild, occupying three
years. On his return he was employed as a rigger
until the breaking out of the Rebellion, when he en-
listed in the 13yth Regiment, N. Y. Vols., in which
he was commissioned a Lieutenant. He participated
in the Peninsular campaign in 1862, was present in
all of the Seven Days' battles, and was specially
commended bv his superior ofiBcers. Early in 1863,
he was commissioned as Captain in the Slth New
York, and served therein until the regiment was
mustered out at the close of it8 term of enlistment.
In the fall of 1S63, Mr. W. was nominated by the
Fiepublicans for member of Assembly from the then
Seventh District of Kings county, and though the
district was decidedly Democratic, he was elected by
a good majoritv. He was re-elected in 1864 and '65,
but declined a renomination in 1866. In that year
he was nominated for street commissioner, but was
beaten. In 1S67 he was again elected to the Assem-
bly from a new district. From 1863 to 1872 he de-
voted himself to private business. In the latter
year he was again elected to the Assembly, and was
re-elected in 1873, '74. '75 and 77, declining the nom-
ination in 1376. During his nine years' membership
In the Assembly, he served five years on the Com-
mittee on Cities, three years on Railroads, and was
three vears Chairman of Commerce and Navigation,
besides being a member of other Important commit-
tees As a legislator, he was very active, especially
concerning Brooklyn and worklngmen's interests.
In 1X78 he was a candidate for Sherifl, and was un-
doubtedly elected, but owing to the loose election
laws, was counted out. In â€¢879 he was appointed
one of the Commissioners of City \Vorks. In which
capacity he served until 1880, when the " single- head
d'-partmentsj" were inaugurated, and he was ap-
pointed Fire Commissioner, the first sole head the
department had then had. and served the full term.
In 1*84, he was the unsuccessful Republican candi-
date for Congress in the Fourth District, though he
was beaten bv but 8^10 votes, while Cleveland re-
ceived .3, 6fX) majoritv. For more than twenty years
he was a member of the Kings County Republican
Oen-^ral Committee, representing the 16th ward. Hef
attended everv State Convention as a delegate from
1864 to I'vjO. "He was a member of the State Com-
mittee three years, serving on the Executive Com-
mittee; was a Presidential elector in 1868 and 1876,
and a delegate to the Republican National Conven-
tion of 1876 and '80. He was a member of the last
Senate, serving as Chairman of the Committee on
Commerce and Navigation, and member of Canals
and Erection and Division of Towns and Counties,
and was re-elected by a plurality of 900, his oppo-
nents being Thomas F. Farrell (Dem.), C. H.
Mitchell (Pro.) and Isaac Wood (Lab.) His plu-
rality in 13S5 was 953, This district was represented
for twelve years by Hon. John C. Jacobs (Dem.),
whose majority in 1883 was 163. Mr. Worth is the
only Republican ever elected in the district,
(Richmond county, and 1st, 2d, 3d, 5th, 6th, 8th, 14th
and part of the 4th and 9th wards of New York
MICHAEL C.MURPHY (Tam. and County Demo-
crat), of New York city (441 Washington street). Mr.
M. was born in Killmallock,Limerick county, Ireland,
March 7, 1839 ; came to America at the age of nine ;
was educated in the common schools of New York
city ; was formerlv a compositor ; was a member of
Assembly 1867-70, .'81, '82, 'Â»3, serving in 1S81 on
Committees on Charitable and Religious Societies,
and Joint-Library ; in 1882, as Chairman of Cities,
and member of Two-thirds and Three-fifths Bills
and Rules, and In 1883 as Chairman of Cities
and member of Militia, Two-thirds and Three-fifths
Bills and Rules. He was a member of the Senate
in 1884, '85, serving on the Committees on Finance,
Insurance, Taxation and Retrenchment, and Privi-
leges and Elections; 1886, "87, serving on Finance,
Miscellaneous Corporations, State Prisons and
Rules ; and was re-elected by a plurality of 8,688, his
opponents being Nicholas Muller (Irving Hall
Dem. and United Lab.) and Clarence E. Eberman'
(Pro.) His malority in 1883 was 6,193, and in 18851
his plurality was 7,469. Mr. M. was indorsed by-
the Republicans in the fall of 1885. His majority for"
the Assembly in 1882 was 2,969, in 1881, 1,222, and in
(7th, 11th and 13th wards, and part of the 4th ward
of New York city. ^
EDWARD F. REILLY (Tam. Dem.), of New York
city (25 Ridge street). Mr. R. was born in New
York city, March 7, 1856, of Irish parents, whocame
to this country when children ; educated at thtt
Christian Brothers and public schools of the district,
worked at the trade of book-binding five years ano
in a law office two years ; and has been clerk in the
office ot the Sheriff of New York county from 1877 to
Jan. 1. 1885, and from adjournment of legislature of
1885 to the present time, and is reading law. He has
always been a Tammany Democrat, and was an un-
successful candidate for Assembly in 1882 and '83,
being defeated by pluralities of 719 and 262 respect*
ively. He was a member of Assembly in 1885, serv-
ing on the Committee on Civil Divisions. He was a
member of the preceding Senate, serving on the
Committees on Railroads, Engrossed Bills and Joint