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ordinary tourist, one as a soldier, and on the remaining trip, bought
a bicycle in London and journeyed from one small inn to another
through parts of England, Wales, and Ireland, where tourists were
few and Americans were curiosities. For nearly five months in
1916, as a Corporal in the Seventh Regiment of New York, I
helped watch the Rio Grande in the southeastern corner of Texas,
learning much about rattle snakes, tarrantulas, hurricanes,
and the most deadly heat. Otherwise, the experience was entirely
peaceful. I have ridden horses since childhood and still keep a
saddle horse on which to dodge automobiles. I am also owner
and skipper of the forty foot yawl "Lila," but my principal hobby
is the National Guard, in which I have served twelve years, being
at present Captain Adjutant of the 107th Infantry (formerly 7th
Regiment, N. Y. N. G.).

War Service: Called into Federal Service with National Guard
July 15, 1917. Was attached to 7th New York Infantry, (later
designated at 107th U.S. Infantry), 27th Division. Held ranks in
turn of First Sergeant, 2d Lieutenant, and 1st Lieutenant, Battalion
Adjutant. Was located at Camp Wadsworth, S. C, until last of
April, 1918, in France from May 18, 1918, to Feb. 28, 1919, and at


Camp Merritt and Camp Upton from March 9 to April 2, 1919.
Was engaged in Ypres-Lys Offensive, Aug. 14 to about Sept. 1,
1918, including East Poperinghe Line, Belgium, and Dickebusch
Sector, Belgium; was also engaged in Somme Offensive, Sept. 27
to 29, 1918, including battle of Hindenburg line near Peronne.
Was wounded twice. My two wounds coming at about the same
time, I never claimed nor received credit for being wounded more
than once.

Had served in Co. I, 7th Regiment of New York since 1913, and
was 1st Sergeant when called out. Trained at Camp Wadsworth,
S. C. Promoted to 2nd Lieutenant April 16, 1918. Went with
my regiment to Newport News last of April, 1918. Detached and
placed in command of 4th Provisional Replacement Co., 31st Di-
vision. Sailed from Newport News on U. S. S. de Kalb May 8,
1918. Landed at Brest May 18. Took my company to Classifica-
tion Camp at St. Aignan sur Cher. Held there on duty owing to
shortage of officers. Left St. Aignan August 9. Rejoined 107th
Inf. at Dickebusch, Belgium, August 14, during engagement known
as East Poperinghe Line. Appointed acting battalion adjutant
August 16. Served in remainder of above engagement and in that
known at Dickebusch Sector. In rest billets during early part
of September. Promoted to 1st Lieutenant and assigned as ad-
jutant 3rd Battalion, 107th Infantry, September 26, 1918. Was in
attack on Hindenburg Line, in first wave, September 29, 1918.
Knocked out by enemy hand grenade and, on coming to, found two
machine gun bullet holes in my thigh. Eventually got to rear,
and was sent to hospital in London. Returned to Regiment in
command of 177 casuals, reporting about November 12, 1918.
Sailed with 3rd Battalion, 107th Infantry, from Brest in February.
Landed at Hoboken, March 9, 1919. Discharged April 2, 1919.
Received citation as follows:

"Hq. 27th Division, U. S. A.
"Camp Upton, New York,
"March 27, 1919.
"For untiring effort and conspicuous gallantry in action, in advancing with
his battalion, in spite of a severe wound, on the morning of September 29th,
1918, in the attack on the Hindenburg Line near Venhuile, France.

"By Command of Maj. Gen. O'Ryan
"W. H. Raymond
"Colonel, G. S.
"Chief of Staff."

Publications: "The Floyd Family of Rumney March" in the
New England Historic Genealogical Register for July, 1909, later
published in pamphlet form; "Some Descendants of Joel Jenkins


of Braintree and Maiden, Mass.," in New England Histoxic Geneo-
logical Register for July and October, 1912.

Member: Harvard Clubs of Boston, and New York; Columbia
University Club; Society of Mayflower descendants (Mass.); Sons
of the Revolution (N. Y.) ; Bostonian Society; American Geo-
graphical Society (Fellow) ; New York Genealogical and Biograph-
ical Society; New England Historic Genealogical Society; Harvard
Engineering Society; Nassau County Bar Association; Hempstead
Harbour Yacht Club.


Born at Providence, R. L, Aug. 9, 1879. Parents: Eugene Benton, Mary
(Taylor) Floyd. School: High School, Brookline, Mass.

Degree: (c. 1898-1899)

Married: Ethel Louise Redding, Macon, Ga., Oct. 24, 1905. Children:
John Taylor, Jr., Jan. 29, 1907; Edward Redding, Oct. 18, 1912.

Occupation : Executive.

Address: (home) 327 Clark Road, Brookline, Mass.; (business) 530 Atlantic
Ave., Boston Mass.

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Born at Boston, Mass., March 17, 1882. Parents: George Fairfield, Eliza-
beth Lemmon Prentiss (Shannon) Forbes. School: Roxbury Latin
School, Boston, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.M. 1904; Ph.D. 1905.

Married: Marie Louise Hersey, Cambridge, Mass., June 1, 1918. Child:
Richard Warren, May 13, 1919.

Occupation: Associate Professor in Harvard University.

Address: (home) 20 Prescott St., Cambridge, Mass.; (business) Boylston
Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

FROM 1902-1905, I was a graduate student at Harvard, and held
assistantships successively in quantitative analysis, chemical
theory and physical chemistry. In the next year I was Professor F.
W. Richard's Carnegie research assistant, investigating the atomic
weight of nitrogen. The next year I studied in Germany as John
Harvard Fellow. The first semester was spent in photochemical
research at Leipzig, with Luther, and the second in work on gaseous
equilibria at Berlin, with Nernst and Bodenstein. In the vacations
1 traveled in Switzerland, Germany, and Italy, passing through
France and England on the way home. Mountain climbing I dab-


bled in to the limit of my spare cash. From 1907 to 1909, I was
associate in chemistry at Bryn Mawr, but welcomed an opportunity
to return to Harvard in 1909. Here I have been ever since, being
appointed assistant professor in 1913, and associate professor in
1920, engaged in teaching and research. The work is just what I
like best, and I envy no one else his environment. Each year I
have given a course and a half at Radcliffe, and was also an asso-
ciate of that college, that is, a member of its corporation, from
1917 to 1920. .1 have been chief reader in chemistry for the Col-
lege Entrance Examination Board for the last ten years.

My church connections have been a source of constant inspira-
tion, with St. James Episcopal Church, Roxbury, up to 1918, and
since then with St. John's Chapel, Cambridge. At St. James partic-
ularly, I have been active in church work, as vestryman, teacher,
and soloist in the choir.

Photography has proved a very absorbing hobby. My most
satisfying avocation, however, has been found for two years past
in the Harvard Glee Club as reorganized by A. Z. Davison '06.
The beauty of the music itself, and the spirit of competition and
comradeship with the younger men have both been sources of
unfailing delight.

An almost incredible amount of time and energy was expended
in the quest for a mate, but I have been in these last four years repaid
many times over for it all. Our little boy Richard is robust and
enterprising, and we hope and believe that he will not be an only
child. We spend our summers at Monument Beach, Mass., where
we have a sailboat, and a good sized vegetable and flower garden.

In addition to a year of study abroad, I spent two vacations
in the Provinces, Newfoundland, and Labrador. Scientific meet-
ings have brought me to various cities east of the Mississippi.
The Glee Club trip in December, 1920, extended to Kansas City,
and was a memorable experience.

War Service: My work was simply the registration of the
members of the University of military age during a period of a
fortnight or so in June, 1918. This service is hardly worth men-
tioning in comparison with what the others did.

Publications: All my publications, with two exceptions, have
been in the Journal of the American Chemical Society, and may
easily be looked up in the index, in the wholly improbable event
that some classmate may desire to read them all. They have
touched upon the following subjects: electromotive forces, atomic
weights, photochemistry, distribution ratios, and complex formation.

Member: American Academy of Arts and Sciences (Fellow) ;


American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow) ;
American Chemical Society, (chairman, Northeasten Section, 1920,
and councillor, 1921 and 1922) ; American Electrochemical Society;
Harvard Club of Boston; Harvard Musical Club Association; Harv-
ard Glee Club (elected 1921).

^W^ltio OBmergon jForfies

Born at Milton, Mass., Feb. 28, 1879. Parents: William Hathaway, Edith
(Emerson) Forbes. School: Milton Academy, Milton, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Ellen Forbes, Milton, Mass., Jan. 20, 1910. Children: Stephen
Hathaway, Nov. 26, 1910;* Waldo Emerson, Jr., July 9, 1912; Amelia,
June 9, 1915.

Died at Milton, Mass., June 17, 1917.

[The Secretary has been unable to secure an obituary.]


Born at Shanghai, China, Oct. 31, 1880. Parents: Joseph, Helen (Dickey)

Foster. School: High School, Portsmouth, N. H.
Degree: A.B. 1902.

Occupation: Manufacturer.
Address: (home) 3813 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, 0.; (business) Care of

The Enamel Products Co., Cleveland, O.

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Born at Lubec, Me., July 31, 1879. Parents: Charles Moe, Marcia (Har-
mon) Fountain. School: Frye School, Boston, Mass.
Degrees: (s. 1898-1899); M.D. 1903.

Married: Florence Edna Engel, Boston, Mass., April 26, 1909.
Occupation: Physician.
Address : 39 Main St., Southampton, Mass.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]


Born at Concord, N. H., Nov. 22, 1879. School: High School, Concord,
N. H.


Degree: A.B. 1902 (1903).

Married: Laura May Mc Kenzie, Boston, Mass., Dec. 21, 1903. Child:

Eleanor L., Aug. 12, 1913.
Occupation: Lawyer.
Address: 53 State St., Boston, Mass.

I am practicing law in Boston.


Born at New York, N. Y., Nov. 4, 1877. Parents: Austen George, Alice
(Hoppin) Fox. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.; Browning's
School, New York, N. Y.

Degree: 5.5. 1903.


Occupation : Transportation.

Address: 37 East S9th St., Neiu York, N.Y.


M still trying to prevent railroad trains from "running past
marginal notes" when red.


Born at Seward, N. Y., Nov. 28, 1876. Parents: William Steward, Maria
(Borst) France. School: Oneonta Normal School, Oneonta, N. Y.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Jane H. Miller, Amherst, 0., June 14, 1909. Children: Two

Occupation : Teacher.

Address: 378 Putnam Ave, Brooklyn, N. Y.

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Born at Titusville, Pa., March 14, 1881. Parents: Stanislas Pascal, Annie
Powers (Eells) Franchot. School: Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter,
N. H.

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

Married: Harriette DuBois McKnight, Saratoga Springs, N. Y., Oct, 8, 1908.
Children: Katherine DuBois, July 18, 1909; Stanislas Pascal, Sept. 25,
1911; Gertrude, Nov. 7, 1913; Carola McKnight, Aug. 22, 1918.

Occupation : Laivyer.

Address: (home) 335 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, N. Y.; {business) 430-
443 Gluck Bldg., Niagara Falls, N. Y.

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Born at Philadelphia, Pa., July 1, 1880. Parents: William Allen, Mary
(IFinter bottom) Francis. School: High School, Montclair, N. J.

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Louise Buffum Congdon, Providence, R. I., May 9, 1908. Chil-
dren: Richard Standish, Jr., June 29, 1911; William Allen, 2d, March
20, 1914.

Occupation: Building construction.

Address: {home) 414 Old Lancaster Rd., Haverford. Pa.; {business) 321
Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

HOW many are a few years? Six? Suppose we call it so.
Those six happened a long time ago, and the details are hazy
and they are unimportant. I seem to have a dim recollection of
much bridge, often played too late at night; of sailing on Lake
Michigan, where it's real sport, on Long Island Sound, where it's
likely to be anything, and on Great South Bay where, in those
days, it led to clams, baked or otherwise, and great rarity of girls;
of tennis in Morristown, and golf all over the map, mostly in
Westchester; of girls I still know, and girls the family, past and
present, never heard of; of dances, where mostly it was very easy to
dance with the girls with whom it wasn't necessary to dance, and
very difficult to dance with those with whom it was necessary; of
bumming food and lodging from acquaintances over week ends;
of marvelling at the quantity of likker I saw consumed; and won-
dering what the building business was all about. My business is
building construction and my profession (on the side) literature
(God save the mark!).

My hobbies are (1) Camembert, (2) reforming football, (3)
pipes and tobacco, (4) sleep, (5) the MVs., (6) professional base-
ball, and (7) Golf.

The big child can't sing like I can't; the little one can't sing like
his Ma can't. They've had their tonsils and adenoids out, and
they've had everything they ought to have but mumps. From now
on it's mostly up to them as I see it. If present indications mean
anything they're going to be about eight feet tall, which they come
by honestly. If they have any brains their mother gets the credit,
which may sound modest but ain't. So far, thanks to a friendly
Chief of Police they've kept out of jail. I'm trying to get in solid
with the superintendent of the local lunatic asylum. Every time I
see their teacher coming I go the other way. I don't have to answer
letters, and the school needs the money.

Chicago, Pinehurst, France, Atlantic City, Cambridge, Provi-


dence, Philadelphia, Switzerland, Buffalo, Charlevoix, Saunders-
town. New Haven, Princeton, Boston, Portland, Me., Washington,
New York, Conshohocken, Obelisk, Pa., Bryn Mawr, Bethlehem,
Wyncotte, Cynwyd, Wycoff, Tyrone, Yocums Corner, Perkaise, Wox-
all, Zionhills, Penllyn, Manatawny, Pencoyd, Wetipquin, Odessa,
Del., Paoli, Mantoloking, Gwynedd, are places which I have visited.

Filling out a questionnaire, for me, is like asking a motorman to
take a trolley ride. If anyone wants to know why I'll tell him.

War Service: Held no official position, but was engaged in
construction work for the Government throughout the war. Was
Lieutenant of Reserve Police, Haverford Township, Pa., for one
evening. The Reserve Police Organization broke up early the
next morning when the Regulars decided that the Reserve would
be a greater menance to the community than spies, bombers. Reds,
Boches, and all the rest combined. I served under thirty thousand
2nd Lieutenants who later asked me for jobs and didn't get 'em,
and one Major who has since gone back to the insane asylum.

Publications: "Samuel Lyle," "Ghosts," and "Ben Thorpe,"
published by the Century Co.; about one hundred short stories in
various and sundry magazines.

Member: Whitehall Club, New York, N. Y.; Franklin Inn Club,
Philadelphia, Pa.; Merion Cricket Club, Haverford, Pa.


Born at Ashland, Baltimore Co., Md., July 1, 1881. Parents: Walter
Simonds, Mary Campbell (Small) Franklin. School. Deichmanns
Gymnasium School, Baltimore, Md.

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

Married: Elizabeth Jennings, North Bennington, Vt., Sept. 2, 1911. Chil-
dren: George Small, Jr., March 23, 1913; Lila Hall, Jan. 17, 1915.

Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: {home) 33 East 3Sth St., Netv York, N. Y.; (business) c/o Mc-
Adoo, Cotton & Franklin, 43 Exchange Place, New York, N. Y.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]

War Service: Worked on the War Loan Staff of the Secretary
of the Treasury; was counsel. War Finance Corporation.


Born at Bangor, Me., March 4, 1876. Parents: Andrew Jackson Harriet

(Langdon) Freese. School: High School, Bangor, Me.
Degree: (c. 1898-1902.)


Unmarried :

Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: 27 West Uth St., New York, N. Y.; (permanent) Bangor, Me.

Am still engaged in the practice of law in New York City
Member: St. Bartholomew's and Sandy Beach Yacht Clubs,
New York; New York County Lawyers' Association.


Born at Austro-Hungary, Feb. 16, 1880. Parents: Joseph David, Bertha
Friedman. School: Central High School, Cleveland, 0.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Elsie Mihalovitch, Cincinnati, 0., June 29, 1908. Children:
Betty Anne, July 29, 1913; Thomas Bernard, Jan. 5, 1916; Adelaide Jane,
Nov. 6, 1920.

Address: 2855 Derbyshire Road, Clevel-and Heights, Ohio.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]


Born at Cleveland, 0., July 30, 1880. Parents: Albinus Finney, Emma

Jane (Richardson) Frost. School: Cambridge Manual Training School,

Cambridge, Mass.
Degree: S.B. 1902.
Married: Emily Alice Randall, Boston, Mass., April 30, 1905. Children:

Alice Emily, Sept. 6, 1907; Jessie Hall, Nov. 3, 1908; Benjamin Randall,

April 9, 1910; Doris Richardson, Dec. 16, 1913; Vincent Morse, Jr.,

March 8, 1915.
Business: Assistant to the General Superintendent of Production, Public

Service Electric Co.
Address: (home) 51 Wilcox Ave., East Orange, N. J.; (business) 80 Park

Place, Newark, N. J.

IMMEDIATELY after graduation I went to work for West-
inghouse, Church, Kerr & Co., of New York, by whom I was
sent to the shops of the Westinghouse Machine Co., at East Pitts-
burg, Pa., to learn the details of steam turbine work. In the Fall
of 1903, on a reorganization of forces, I was transferred to the
Westinghouse Machine Co., with which company I remained in
testing and erecting steam turbines until April, 1906. At that
time I left to go as one of the operating engineers in the Williams-
burg Power Station of the Transit Development Co., (B. R. T. Co.),
Brooklyn, N. Y. In November, 1907, I went to Perth Amboy,
N. J., as chief Engineer of the American Smelting and Refining Co.
In October, 1909, I returned to work with the Westinghouse Ma-


chine Co. My work covered the general field of turbine and con-
denser erecting, operating and repair, together with the "trouble
hunting" that goes with such work.

In January, 1913, I became connected with the Public Service
Electric Co. of Newark, N. J., one of the three operating companies
of the Public Service Corporation of New Jersey which supplies
the bulk of the utility field, in street railway, gas, and electric
power in the state of New Jersey. My work was concerned with
the testing and developing of economical methods of operation of
the various power stations. I now have charge, under the General
Superintendent of Production, of the steam operation of all of the
power stations of this company. Some of my friends think that
I have recently become rapidly "nutty" over wireless telephony.
I must confess that the recent developments in this work, together
with the broadcasting service given by several companies, are
unusually interesting.

As for children, I have a "full house," three queens and a pair
of jacks. I do not claim, but admit, that my five are individually
and collectively a bunch of live wires, equal to or better than the

War Service: None directly, but plenty indirectly in trying
to keep fourteen electric power stations in full operation, in spite
of labor troubles, diflSculties in obtaining continuous supply of
fuel, operating supplies, and repair material, in order to keep the
war industries of the state of New Jersey in full, continuous opera-

Member: Harvard Engineering Society; American Society of
Mechanical Engineers; National Electric Light Association; Har-
vard Club of New Jersey; Newark Athletic Club.


Born at Brooklyn, N. Y., May 10, 1881. Parents: Charming, Elizabeth
(Gerrish) Frothingham. School: Polytechnic Preparatory School,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. 1906.

Married: Clara Morgan Rotch, Boston, Mass., March 2, 1907. Children:
Channing, M, Dec. 18 1907; Mary Eliot, Feb. 8, 1909; Joseph Rotch,
Sept. 21, 1910; Timothy Gerrish, Dec. 12, 1913 (died Jan. 4, 1919) ;
William Rotch, May 20, 1920.

Occupation: Physician.

Address: 395 Marlboro St., Boston, Mass.


FROM 1902-1906 I studied at the Harvard Medical School.
From 1906-1908 I was a medical house officer at the Boston
City Hospital. Since then I have been practicing internal medicine
in Boston, except for eighteen months when I was in the medical
department of the U. S. Army. During the early years of practice
I was connected with the Carney Hospital of South Boston, secre-
tary of the medical faculty of Harvard University, and engaged in
research work in the laboratories of the department of Medicine
at the Harvard Medical School. Since 1913 I have been a visiting
Physician to the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston, in which
hospital I have also carried on research work, and have been
an instructor in the Harvard Medical School.

My exercise has consisted in playing squash, racquets, and lawn
tennis, during the first fifteen years following graduation, and court
tennis during the last five. In the Summer of 1912, with other
members of the staff of the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, I had
an opportunity to visit the chief medical centers in Europe in order
to study their methods of organization.

War Service: Entered the service of the Medical Corps,
U. S. A., on June 1, 1917, with rank of 1st Lieutenant. Was
made Major on August 3, 1917, and Lieutenant-Colonel, M. C. N. A.,
on March 25, 1918, which rank I held at the time of my discharge.
Was located at Ft. Benjamin Harrison from June to November,
1917, at Base Hospital, Camp Devens, November, 1917, to Nov.
20, 1918, and at Walter Reed Hospital from that date until my
discharge, Dec. 5, 1918.

Started active duty at the Medical Officers Training Camp, Ft.
Benjamin Harrison, Ind. After six weeks service in the Medical
Officers Training Camp I was assigned to the instruction of enlisted
men of the Medical Department for six weeks and the remainder
of the stay at Fort Benjamin Harrison was devoted to acting as
assistant instructor to medical officers in the training camp. For
two months at the Base Hospital at Camp Devens I was Chief of
the Medical Service and for the remainder of my stay at Camp
Devens I was Commanding Officer of the Base Hospital. I went
to Walter Reed General Hospital to become Chief of the Medical
Service, but never undertook those duties as I was discharged from
the service soon after my arrival there.

Publications: Medical papers on various subjects.

Member: Somerset, Tennis and Racquet, and Tavern, Clubs
of Boston; Country Club, Brookline; Association of American
Physicians; Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists; As-
sociation for the Advancement of Chemical Investigation.



Born at Boston, Mass., Feb. 6, 1880. Parents : Thomas Goddard, Frances

Adeline {Cook) Frothingham. School: Hopkinsons School, Boston,

Degree: (c. 1898-1900.)
Married: Ethel C. Waterbury, New York, N. Y., Aug. 21, 1907 (divorced,

Aug. 1916). Child: Elizabeth Butler, March 18, 1909.
Occupation: Motion Picture Producer.
Address: {home) Beverly Hills Hotel, Beverly Hills, Calif.; {business)

5341 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, Calif.

AM producing motion pictures in Hollywood, Calif., known as
J. L. Frothingham Productions and released through As-
sociated First National Inc. The most successful have been:
"The Ten Dollar Raise" "Pilgrims of the Night" "Shattered Idols"
"The Man Who Smiled." I own my own company.


Born at Brooklyn, N. Y., Dec. 20, 1879. Parents: Channing, Elizabeth

{Gerish) Frothingham. School: Polytechnic Preparatory School,

Brooklyn, N. Y.
Degree: A.B. 1902.
Married: Alice Williams Larrabee, Chicago, III, Nov. 24, 1906. Children:

John Gerrish, Oct. 21, 1907; Margaret, Jan. 24, 1914.
Occupation : Salesman.
Address: (home) P. 0. Box 1523, New Canaan, Conn.; {business) Care of

Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, 34 Thomas St., New York, N. Y.

MY entire time for the past nineteen years has been spent
in the selling office of the Amoskeag Mfg. Co., in New

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