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that time. At present I hold the position of research and manu-
facturing chemist at that plant. I also do some analytical work
and testing.

Baseball and canoeing are my chief hobbies. I usually spend
my vacations in travel. Have been in every state in the United
States, and have traveled in Canada and Mexico.

War Service: Although not enrolled in the U. S. Service, I
did considerable work at the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, where
I am employed, in connection with the Chemical Warfare Service.


During the first part of the war I manufactured some chlorpicrin
(one of the poison gases) which was used by the Bureau of Mines
for testing gas masks. Later on I manufactured mercaptans, chem-
icals which were used by the Chemical Warfare Service for "cam-
ouflage" gas.

Member: Harvard and University Clubs of St. Louis; Meramec
Canoe Club of Valley Park, Mo., (treasurer) ; American Chemical
Society, (secretary, St. Louis section) ; Navy League; Security
Leaaue; National Association Against the Prohibition Amendment.


Born at St. Louis, Mo., Aug. 24, 1881. Parents: George Oliver, Caroline

Gilman {Greeley) Carpenter. School: Volkmanns School, Boston,

Mass.; and Lachmund School, St. Louis. Mo.
Degree: A.B. 1902.
Married: Mary Douglas, Deephaven, Minn., Feb. 28, 1911. Children:

Mary Douglas, Jan. 7, 1912; Anna Greeley, Nov. 24, 1913; Jane Hudson,

Dec. 25, 1915.
Occupation: General Insurance.
Address: (home) 6375 Waterman Ave., St. Louis, Mo.; (business) 1601

Railway Exchange Bldg., St. Louis, Mo.

OUR efficient secretary has mapped this out so thoroughly — just
like an anatomical chart — and all my ideas have vanished.
Perhaps the joys and responsibilities of helping rear three irrepres-
sible Amazons have kept me so busy I have had little time for
hobbies on introspection. My first year out of college I spent
trying to learn the insurance business, doing the usual social stunts,
and trying to find a wife. The lure of business took me for several
years into the construction business. I helped promote and operate
the Unit Construction Co., specializing in reinforced concrete
engineering and construction problems. Then I helped reorganize
a family business, the Monarch Metal Weather Strip Co., under
Monarch Metal Products Co., manufacturers of Metal Weather
Strips and casement hardware, etc. This kept me busy for nearly
two years, but the lure of insurance was too great and back I
went, about 1915, to my old concern, W. H. Markham & Co., as an
independent broker. I hope I shall never leave this connection.

When I get the chance I love boat sailing in Maine, and horse-
back; weeks in the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming and our
nearby Ozarks are red letter days. We are very happy with three
husky girls who absorb most of our time and interest. I traveled
over continental Europe in the Spring of 1902. Took a business


trip to London in 1908, and on to Venice for a few days. Have
been fortunate in seeing a great deal of the United States, except
the southeastern states, including several visits to Grand Canyon
and Yellowstone Park, ranching in New Mexico, and a trip to
Newfoundland and Lower Labrador.

Have been interested in many civic movements. In politics I
have not risen above a ward heeler, and in civic works I seldom
hold office. In religion I am Unitarian, and serve as trustee, church
of the Unity, St. Louis, and director, American Unitarian Associa-
tion. Am also interested in developing saving through Building
and Loan Associations, and serve as director in Lafayette Mutual
Building Association, the oldest in St. Louis. Have been active in
the University and Harvard Clubs of St. Louis, and always try to
attend associated Harvard Club meetings.

Lately have been helping the education of insurance clerks and
brokers, and have charge of a course of lectures in the Insurance
Club of St. Louis, under the auspices of the Insurance Institute of

War Service: In January, 1918, I helped reorganize the
Liberty Loan organization of the 8th Federal Reserve District
(afterwards called War Loan Organization), and became secretary
of the Executive Committee from Jan. 1, 1918, until the organization
disbanded about June 15, 1919. Was also connected in a minor
capacity with Second Liberty Loan Campaign in same district; also
for a time during the Fall of 1918, was director of War Savings
Organization for State of Missouri.


Born at West Newton, Mass., June 19, 1877. Parents: Arthur, Emma Louis
(Pratt) Carroll. School: High School, Neivton, Mass.

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Mabel Electa Huse, Duxbury, Mass., Aug. 6, 1907.

Occupation: Assistant Professor of Technical Drawing.

Address: (home) 66 Wyman St., West Medford, Mass.; (business) Tufts
College, Tufts College, Mass.

THE first year out I yearned to impart my great learning to
others, so I obtained a job as teacher in my own college. For
some reason I think the students did the imparting, for I learned
many things that year which have stood me in good stead ever
since. For a few years I wandered, teaching in Cleveland, 0.,
Springfield, Mass., and Concord, N. H., finally returning to Har-
vard, where I worked with a Tufts man who induced me to try


my luck at his institution. I find the definition of professor is
"a learned man," while that of profession is "empty words." If
that does not give you a clear idea of my business, I must ask you
to recall the teachers we had, and a fair conclusion may be reached.

My hobbies are varied — perhaps none are worthy the name.
The art side of drawing, simple cabinet making, and the like ap-
peal to me somewhat.

War Service: From July 18 to Sept. 6, 1918, was a private
in Cos. H and K, 1st Provisional Training Regiment, Flattsburgh
Barracks, N. Y. I did house to house canvassing in an effort to
assist every drive organized in Medford.

Member: Masons; Society for the Promotion of Engineering
Education; Association of University Professors.


Born at Baltimore, Md., May 10, 1879. Parents: John Lee, Mary Carter
{Thompson) Carroll. School: Stonyhurst School, England.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1905.


Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: (home) 142 East 30th St., New York, N. Y.; (business) 55 Wall
St., New York, N. Y.; (permanent) Ellicott City, Md.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]

War Service: Was commissioned Captain, Air Service, Officers
Reserve Corps, May 10, 1917. Served in the Air Service, A. E. F.,
Aug. 23, 1917, to Feb. 10, 1919. Discharged with rank of
Lieutenant-Colonel, Feb. 11, 1919. Received Legion of Honor.


Born at Chicago, III., Aug. 13, 1879. Parents: James DeWitt, May
(Oakley) Carson. School: University School, Chicago, III.

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Matilda May Carstens, Grand Rapids, Mich., Jan. 6, 1909.
Children: James Oakley, Jr., Feb. 22, 1910; John Barbour, Oct. 2,
1912; Henry Albert, March 14, 1918; David Waycott, July 17, 1919.

Occupation: Advertising manager.

Address: (home) Hinsdale, III.;

HAVE spent my business career either in advertising agency
work or in Executive sales work for two of the large Chicago
packers. My present advertising agency business is in Grand Rap-
ids, Mich.


Bringing up boys is all the hobby any one man can handle.
War Service: During the war I was assistant director of the
Division of Films, Committee on Public Information.
Member: Harvard Club of Chicago.


Born at Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 2, 1880. Parents: James, Mary {Haddock)
Carstairs. School: Pomfret School, Pomfret, Conn.

Degree: (c. 1898-1901.)

Married: Priscilla Moore Taylor, Erie, Pa., April., 18, 1906. Children:
Priscilla Moore, Mar. 28, 1907.

Occupation: Stock Broker.

Address: {home) Ardmore, Pa.; {business) 136 South 4ith St., Phila-
delphia, Pa.

ON leaving College I went in the employ of the brokerage firm
of Charles E. Barney & Co., where I worked as a clerk for
eight years. I started putting the quotations on the board, after
which I became a runner and bookkeeper and finally cashier. In
1910 I left Barney & Co., to go in business for myself. I started
the firm of Carstairs & Brown, with a membership in the Philadel-
phia Stock Exchange. In 1918 my partner, Armitt Brown, retired,
and I took into partnership with me Christian A. Hagen, Pere Wil-
mer, and Wynne Purviance, under the firm name of Carstairs & Co.,
of which firm I am the senior partner today.

I have no hobbies but my principal sport is fox hunting, in
which I indulge the greater part of my leisure time.

War Service: During the war I enlisted in the Red Cross with
which organization I served in Italy, with the commission of Captain
for seven months.

Member: Union League of Philadelphia; Philadelphia Racquet
Club, New York Racquet Club, Philadelphia Country Cub, Hunt-
ington Valley Country Club, Radnor Hunt Club.


Born at Reading, Mass., June 2, 1880. Parents: WUliam, Martha An-
geline {Niles) Carter. School: High School, Reading, Mass.

Degree: (c. 1899-1901.)

Married: Mary Ethel Daniel, Wakefield, Mass., Sept. 11, 1909. Children:
miliam Daniel, Sept. 16, 1911; Helen Winship, Dec. 28, 1917.

Occupation: Treasurer, Wakefield Trust Co.

Address: {home) 55 Woburn St., Reading, Mass.; {business) Care of
Wakefield Trust Co., Wakefield, Mass.


AT the end of my Junior year I left college to accept a position
with the Wakefield National Bank, of which I was elected
assistant cashier in 1906. The Wakefield Trust Co. took over the
business of the Wakefield National Bank in 1916, and I was elected
treasurer of the Trust Company in 1918.

Serve on the Board of Trustees, Reading Public Library; am
treasurer, Wakefield Chamber of Commerce.

War Service: Worked with committee on Y. M. C. A. drive,
Reading, Mass., and was secretary, Wakefield Liberty Loan Com-

Member: Meadow Brook Golf Club; Reading- Wakefield Cham-
ber of Commerce.


Born at New York, N. Y., Nov. 14, 1879. Parents: Clarence, Elizabeth
Mill-er (Potter) Cary. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1904.


Occupation: Lawyer.

Address: (home) 54 Park Ave., New York, N. Y.; (business) 55 Wall St.,
New York, N. Y.

By profession I am a lawyer; member of the firm of Shearman
and Sterling, New York.


Born at Boone County, III., Dec. 14, 1878. Parents: Charles Center, Char-
lotte (Hayden) Case. School: High School, Rockford, III.

Degree: (c. 1899-1900) ; LL.B. (Northwestern) 1903.

Married: Elizabeth Hodgson, Rockford, III, Sept. 23, 1908. Children:
Elizabeth Center, Oct. 11, 1910; Winifred, July 1, 1914.

Occupation: Lawyer.

Address: (home) 6320 Magnolia Ave., Chicago, 111.; (business) 1434 Otis
Building, 10 South LaSalle St., Chicago, III.

BELOW is a chronological list of my activities since leaving
college: 1900-1903, Chicago Kent Law School and North-
western Law School, LL.B.; June 4, 1903 admitted to Bar; 1903-
1906, law clerk and practicing attorney; 1906-7, chief clerk of
Circuit Court of Cook County (Chicago, etc.), 111.; 1907, assistant
city prosecuting attorney of Chicago; 1908-1912, private practice
as attorney in Chicago; 1912^1919, County attorney, assistant


States Attorney and First Assistant States Attorney of Cook County
(Chicago, etc.), HI.; 1919-1922 private practice in Chicago.

Member: American Bar, Illinois State Bar (member of Com-
mittee on Constitutional Convention), and Chicago Bar (member of
Board of Managers) Associations, Lawyers Association of Illinois;
Lincoln Park Lodge, A. F. & A. M. (Masonic "Blue Lodge");
Oriental Consistory, 32°; Medinah Temple, Mystic Shrine; Order
of Eastern Star; North Shore Baptist Church of Chicago (Trustee).


Born at Prince Edward Island, Canada, May 20, 1880. Parents: Solomon,
Elizabeth (Matthews) Champion. School: High School, Wakefield,

Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. 1906; C.P.H. 1914; {Harvard & Mass. Inst.

Married: Florence S. Chase, Boston, Mass., Nov, 30, 1911.

Occupation: Physician {Health Officer).

Address: 36 Ash St., Cambridge, Mass.

MY first few years after leaving College were spent in the
Harvard Medical School from which I received the degree
of M. D. in 1906. The next seven years were spent in post
graduate work and in general practice in the town of Arlington,
Mass. During this period I became especially interested in bacte-
riology, starting a small laboratory of my own and later having the
privilege of organizing a municipal laboratory. At the same time
I served as assistant visiting physician to the local hospital and as
medical superintendent of a small institution taking obstetrical cases.
The latter experience with its social welfare phases has proved of
great assistance in my later work. In 1913 I found myself faced
with the decision as to whether I should continue in the general
practice of medicine and give up my public health work — for at this
time, in addition to other things I held the position of physician to
the local Board of Health — or whether I should give up practice,
and limit myself to public health work. I decided in favor of pub-
lic health, and have never regretted the decision. In order
better to fit myself for this specialty I entered the new school of
Public Health conducted jointly by Harvard and Technology. Af-
ter completing the year of study there, I took a position with the
Rockefeller Sanitary Commission to help in the hookworm cam-
paign in the South.

In the Spring of 1915 I returned to Massachusettes to become a
state district health officer with the State Department of Health. I


held this position until June, 1918, when I became director of the
Division of Hygiene in the same department, a position which I
still hold. My work is chiefly along the line of child hygiene.

War Service: Served as a vice-chairman of the Committee on
Hygiene, Medicine and Sanitation of the Massachusetts Committee
on Public Safety.

Publications: Merely a few scattered articles on public health
topics: school hygiene, health centres, Maternity Benefits and so

Member: American Medical Association, American Public
Health Association, American Child Hygiene Association, Massachu-
setts Medical Society, Massachusetts Association of Board of Health,
Massachusetts Tuberculosis League, Massachusetts Child Labor
Committee, Massachusetts Civic League, Boston City Club, Massachu-
setts Parent-Teacher Association.


Born at Brookline, Mass., Aug. 17, 1880. Parents: Walter, Anna {Morse)
Channing. School: High School, Brookline, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1904.

Married: Katharine Minot, Boston, Mass., Nov. 22, 1904. Children: Bar-
bara, July 10, 1906; Katharine Sedgwick, Jan. 22, 1908; Laiorence Minot,
July 30, 1910; Anne Elizabeth, Nov. 6, 1911.

Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: (home) Clark Road, Sherborn, Mass.; (business) 18 Tremont St.,
Boston, Mass.

AM a member of the firm of Channing, Corneau and Frothing-
ham, with Barton Corneau, formerly an Assistant Attorney
General of the United States, Rudolph Frothingham, John P.
Jackson, Jr.; and E. Merrick Dodd, Jr.

War Service: Was Chairman, Sherborn (Mass.), Committee
on Public Safety, in April, 1917. In May, 1917, I applied for
first Officers' Training Camp, and was rejected, but enrolled in
Harvard Regiment, and served until it ended in August; then ap-
plied for second Officers' Training Camp, and was rejected for
physical disability. Thereupon I became a member of Legal Com-
mittee War Industries Board of the Council of National Defense.

In September, 1917, under Honorable R. J. Bulkley (H. 1902),
I assisted in preparation of form contracts for ship construction
work of the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Cor-
poration; under Honorable E. B. Parker acted as legal assistant
to the Priorities Commissioner in the organization and development


of the Priorities Board; legal work for the Administrator of
Priorities in Transportation; advisory work for various depart-
ments, including War Department, Navy Department, Emergency
Fleet Corporation, Housing Corporation, etc. In June, 1918, I as-
sisted in organization of United States War Industries Board, and
in September, 1918, was made chief of its legal section. Served
at the same time as legal adviser to the price-fixing committee of
that Board. (This committee was independent of the War Indus-
tries Board, reporting direct to the President of the U. S.) Acted
also as legal adviser to the Council of National Defense. My serv-
ice ended in January, 1919.

Member: Union Club of Boston; Norfolk Hunt Club; American,
Massachusetts, and Boston Bar Associations; member, Corpora-
tion of the Winsor School, and of The Trustees of Public
Reservations (Mass.).


Born at Springfield, Mass., Nov. 19, 1880. Parents: Frederick Wilcox,

Caroline Minna {Cole) Chapin. School: High School, Springfield,

Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. 1906.
Married: Ruth Hayes Lamson, Worcester, Mass., Nov. 19, 1912. Children:

Dorothy, Aug. 13, 1913 {died Aug. 16, 1913); Caroline, Aug. 13, 1913;

Elizabeth, May 19, 1916; Ruth Barbara, May 25, 1920.
Occupation : Physician.
Address: 20 Maple St., Springfield, Mass.

I WAS graduated from the Harvard Medical School in June, 1906,
served as senior house officer on the Boston Floating Hospital
during the Summer of 1906, and as medical interne at the Massa-
chusetts General Hospital from February, 1907 to April, 1908. In
June, 1908, after having travelled in Europe, I began the prac-
tice of medicine in Springfield, Mass., with my father, Frederick
W. Chapin of the class of 1870, Since his death in 1910 I have
practiced alone, I have been on the staff of the Springfield Hospi-
tal since 1909 and was appointed a visiting physician to that
institution in 1920. I have gradually restricted my practice to the
field of internal medicine. Since 1910 I have been connected with
the home office of the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Com-
pany at Springfield, my present position being that of associate
medical director. Since 1908 I have contributed regularly to the
current literature department of the Boston Medical and Surgical


Three daughters make home busy and delightful and lighten pro-
fessional cares. During the Summer of 1903, after my first year
in the Medical School, I travelled extensively in Europe with our
classmate Allan H. Whitman. In 1908, after leaving the Massachu-
setts General Hospital, I spent a few months in Italy with my sister
before beginning my professional work in Springfield.

I was secretary, Springfield Academy of Medicine, 1914-1920;
president, Springfield Association for the Prevention of Tuberculo-
sis, 1918-1919.

War Service: In 1918 I was examined for the Medical Reserve
Corps but was refused a commission on account of light weight.
I then joined the Volunteer Medical Service Corps, serving as civilian
doctor and as draft examiner. Division 3, Springfield, Mass.

Publications: "The Heart and Its Irregularities," Proceedings
of the Association of Life Insurance Medical Directors of
America, 1916.

Member: American Medical Association, Association of Life
Insurance Medical Directors of America, American College of
Physicians, Massachusetts Medical Society, Springfield Academv of
Medicine, Aesculapian Club of Boston,


Born at Dedham, Mass., Dec. 1, 1881. Parents: John Winslow, Harriet
Elizabeth (Weeman) Chase. School: Hales Private School, Boston,

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Alice Louise Wight, Boston, Mass., June 3, 1903. Children:
Julian Dwight, Jr., May 2, 1905; Dorothea, June 7, 1907.

Occupation: District Manager.

Address: 436 Guardian Bldg., Cleveland, O.

THE first few years after leaving College included extensive
travel on the west coast during which time machinery and sys-
tems were designed to start up many new industries. Left California
in May, 1920, to take charge of the district for B. F. Sturtevant Co.
as district manager. Am in same position at this writing.

Masonry, athletics, golf, etc., are my principal diversions out-
side of business hours.

War Service: Worked on all drives in California. My com-
pany was in Government service furnishing equipment for the Army
and Navy.

Member: Cleveland Athletic Club, Cleveland Engineering


Society, Cleveland Section, Heating and Ventilating Engineers,
Cleveland, 0.; American Society of Heating and Ventilating En-
gineers, New York City; Dedham Boat Club, Dedham, Mass.;
Lakewood Country Club, Dover, 0.; Aahmes Temple (Shrine)
Oakland, Calif.; Constellation Lodge, A. F, & A. M., Dedham,
Mass.; Norfolk Chapter Royal Arch Masons, Hyde Park, Mass.;
Hyde Park Council R. & S. M,, Hyde Park, Mass.; Cypress Com-
mandery No. 39 K. T., Hyde Park, Mass.


Born at Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 26, 1879. Parents: William Francis,
Edna Francelia (Emerson) Chase. School: High School, Newton, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Maude Williston Clark, Newton, Mass., April 21, 1910. Children:
Constance, March 12, 1911 {died March 12, 1911) ; Ruth Emerson, Oct.
1, 1913; Francis Clark, Oct. 1, 1913; Eleanor Williston, Aug. 14, 1919.

Occupation: Bond salesman.

Address: {home) 34 Temple St., West Nevjton, Mass.; (business) 35 Con-
gress St., Boston, Mass.

AFTER completing my work for a degree in June, 1901, I
spent the following summer in travel, and in the fall entered
the employ of R. L. Day & Co., bankers. I have been with this
firm ever since, for the greater part of the time in the bond depart-
ment as a salesman. My work has taken me at various times
over most of the New England States, with an occasional trip west,
but at present I am covering the Boston district. I have been
very fortunate in my business connections, having always thoroughly
enjoyed my work and my associates.

I have been in the employ of but one firm since graduation, and
I have lived in but one community. West Newton is one of the
pleasantest of Boston's many beautiful suburbs, and our home there
seems to us ideal. I have entered actively into the social, civil, and
religious life of my home city, and if my success along any 'of
these lines could only be measured by the pleasure I have derived
from the service, I would be content. At present, my most active
interest outside of business is perhaps the Newton Hospital where
I am serving as clerk of the board of trustees and on the Execu-
tive Committee.

War Service: During the war I served with the New England
Liberty Loan Organization, as well as with my local committees
during Liberty Loan drives, and also on Red Cross and allied
drives. I served with our local constabulary company during the
war, and through the Boston police strike.


Member: Neighborhood Club; Men's Club of West Newton;
Newton Y. M, C. A.; Boston Chamber of Commerce,

^ Entire CI)eronnet*Ci)ampoIIion

Born at Paris, France, Sept. 20, 1880. Parents: Rene, Mary (Corbin)
Cheronnet-Champollion. School: St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H.

Degree: A.B. 1902 (1903).

Married: Adelaide Strong Knox, Seabright, N.J., Sept. 5, 1908. Child:
Rene, Sept. 21, 1909.

Killed in action at Bois-le Pretre, France, March 23, 1915.

ON the death of his mother, who survived his father by several
years, Andre Cheronnet-Champollion came to America at the
age of twelve, and was brought up by his American grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. Austin Corbin. He was educated at St. Paul's School
and Harvard and attended the Art Students' League in New York
for four years.

After graduating from Harvard, Champollion made a trip around
the world, during which he became greatly interested in Indian
scenes. The Russo-Japanese war broke out while he was travelling
in the East, and on hearing of the tragic death of Verestchagin he
expressed the desire to become a painter of the same type, one who
should depict the horrors of warfare with intense realism, in the
desire to further the cause of peace. Champollion made two
later trips to India painting native types, and architectural and
street scenes.

At the time Champollion was called for military service the

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