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Pelham Manor, N. Y., Bonnie Briar Country Club, Larchmont N. Y.



Born at Lowell, Mass., Sept. 7, 1877. Parents: Havillah Oliver Goodwin.

School: Boston Latin School, Boston, Mass.
Degree: (c. 1898-1899.)
Married: Edna M. Poland, Oct. 11, 1919.
Occupation: Manufacturer of cotton goods.
Address: (home) 76 Huntington Ave., S. 0. Boston, Mass.; (business) 850

Summer St., So. Boston, Mass.

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Born at Jersey City, N. J., Feb. 20, 1880. Parents: John Ambrose, Katherine

Rose (Matthews) Gough. School: Jersey City High School, Jersey City,

Degree: A.B. 1902.
Married: Lucie Marie Harney, Jersey City, TV. /., April 12, 1909, who died

Nov. 22, 1912. Elizabeth Aloysia Kelly, Jersey City, N. J. Sept. 20, 1916.

Children: John Francis, Jr., Dec. 31, 1909; Helen Marie, Sept. 7, 1911.
Occupation : Lawyer.
Address: (home) 91 Bentley Ave., Jersey City, N. J.; (business) 15 Exchange

Place, Jersey City, N. J.

ARE we expected to tell the truth in these sketches? Can we?
Are there no reticences? Cui bono? Are our hearts on our
sleeves? Should we mangle our fellows' feelings? Dare we tell
the truth about ourselves and ours? Are we debtors to our genera-
tion that we must write ourselves down, perhaps an ass? All na-
ture cries out against it, but as the Secretary insists, here goes,
though it is riddle and formless.

Youth's shining early twenties, say from twenty-two to twenty-
five! ! ! Was it not a comparatively highly irresponsible triennium?
And was the mahogany Harvard A.B. anything more than veneer
upon the "Joisey" white pine? Certainly I have clung fairly reso-
lutely to the congenital "oily," "boid," and "woim"; and not for
me have been the nasal twanging "r's" of Bostonese. But how in
sense, can one picture all the details of those thousand odd days
and nights, even if space were given. Sufi&ce it to say: "I read
law"; I watched owlish judges overrule windy lawyers and uni-
formly find for the right; I made press copies of my perceptor's let-
ters to his clients; I answered the telephone; and I ran errands.
The only pecuniary reward was double nothing; but, there were
those inestimable, but unappreciated, advantages that come to youth
from contact with an older man whose daily life is well ordered,


who is punctual, patient, and painstaking, and whose experience
springs an arch for the safe travel of the younger man. In the local
night schools, I tried teaching youngsters how to spell, punctuate,
parse, and what authors they should read. It is a solid satisfaction
to see some of them now meeting and solving life's problems, per-
haps, in spite of their early training.

Ought I dwell here upon those Saturday nodes amhroisianae when
I helped my elder brother in his retail meat-store; those gloriously
golden memories of cutting corn beef, rump, navel, and brisket,
Frenchifying lamb chops, splitting broiling chickens, sawing flat
bone sirloin steaks, slicing salt-pork and bacon, and grinding sau-
sage meat, for the families of the good solid honest railroaders and
shop-keepers of Harsimus Cove? Should I here immortalize my
brother "Jim" who, with C. C. Wilson, '94, made my college course
financially possible, Jim, who at fifty-four is still cutting corn beef,
rump, navel, brisket, etc., whose light reading is Shakespeare, and
who knew Epictetus before Dr. Eliot made him a classic; and Wil-
son '94, now long principal of our Lincoln High School, who,
Crcesus-like, matched the pupils' contributions to the Red Cross,
dollar for dollar? Ought I dwell here on going to Olyphant in
1905, to be best man at the wedding of my friend Peter Walsh, '03,
who, at seventeen was a brealcer boy in the mines, entered Harvard
at twenty-four, graduated at twenty-seven, and is now among the
leaders of his local bar? Should I here help immortalize that Vice
Chancellor of New Jersey who imagined he discerned in me some
ability, appointed me receiver in a fairly important case, and, then,
alas, just as I was striking my gait, and earning his confidence,
(with concomitant sizeable fees), blithely entered the President's
Cabinet to find out that politics are not ruled by reason and the
will of God? Not here, indeed, though quorum pars parva fui.

I was admitted to the New Jersey Bar in November, 1905. There
followed the usual course of sprouts: clients who wanted advice for
nothing, and who rarely got it; attempts to collect out-lawed debts;
searching titles; the almost hermit life; and slight earnings; but,
with all, the happy days of courtship, marriage, and children. And
so life still goes on. The fine fortune of practicing law is not
wealth, but esteem, the friendship of your fellows at the bar, the
respect of your neighbors, the regard of the judges, and a high pile
of receipts for office rent, life insurance, law books, taxes, pianolas,
victrolas, etc., etc. In 1921 I was president of the Hudson County
Bar Association.

I have no hobbies except reading the newspapers. I have trav-
elled as far south as San Diego, as far east as Halifax, as far north


as the Muskoka Lakes, and as far west as Eureka, CaliforBia.

In politics I am an independent Democrat; and from time to time
I have taken a few shots at the local machine, when it has been par-
ticularly rough at the elections, or faked the municipal bond issues,
or imposed illegal tax rates. I have run "stump" for Sheriff and
for State Senator; but the White House is still in the distance.

In general, I have to say that I think well of the words of the
holy man, "Without necessity, never speak of yourself, well or ill."
My present excuse is the insisting and pleading telegram of our
secretary, which I have just received; and I beg my classmates to
pardon my intrusion. Anyhow, I should have taken my degree
with 1903.

Once a contribution of mine to the Bowling Green of the New
York Evening Post was printed exactly as I sent it, except that the
editor batted an eyelid.

Member: University Club of Hudson County (president) ; Elks;
Harvard Clubs, New York and New Jersey; Jersey City Club; Holy
Name Society of St. Aloysius' Church, Jersey City; Jersey City
Legal Aid Society (president).

Born at Boston, Mass., Dec. 10, 1879. Parents: Edward, Elisabeth (Story)

Gray. School: Grotoii School, Groton, Mass.
Degree: (c. 1898-1900.)
Died at Santa Barbara, Calif., June 30, 1907.

IN 1900 Gray left college and entered business in New York.
In the Fall of 1902 he became a member of the New York Stock
Exchange, later a partner in the banking firm of Branch Cabell &
Co. Two years later he was obliged to retire from business on
account of ill health. He spent the greater part of the remainder
of his life in California, where he died at Santa Barbara on June
30, 1907. He was a member of the Knickerbocker, Racquet and
Tennis, and Harvard Clubs of New York.


Born at Portsmouth, N. H., April 19, 1881. Parents: Ephraim, Leah (Felle-
man) Green. School: High School, Portsmouth, N. H.

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

Married: Virginia Tanner, New York, N. Y., Nov. 18, 1914. Child: Lois
Tanner Green, Feb., 1918.


Occupation: Lawyer.

Address: {home) 26 Arlington St., Cambridge, Mass.; (business) 15 State
St., Boston, Mass.

AFTER Law School, the usual professional life in Boston, and
the very agreeable association of continued residence in Cam-
bridge, with occasional trips to South, Nassau, etc.

I serve as counsel for Reliance Cooperative Bank, Cambridge, and
Business Men's Cooperative Bank, Boston.

Was Representative in Miassachusetts Legislature from 3rd Mid-
dlesex District, 1919-1922; have served as President (1920) of the
Cambridge Public School Association.

War Service: Worked on local conmiittees for all drives and
on the Legal Advisory Board, Cambridge, Mass. Was a member
of the Ambulance Corps of the Massachusetts State Guard.

Member: Colonial Club, Cambridge; Massachusetts Consistory;
Cambridge Commandery, K. T.


Born at Boston, Mass., July 11, 1880. Parents: Charles Montraville, Helen
Lincoln (Ware) Green. School: Boston Latin School, Boston,

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

Married: Dorothy Bradford Summers, Nov. 12, 1919. Children: Dorothy
Bradford, Oct. 4, 1920; Helen Lincoln, Jan. 4, 1922.

Occupation : Physician.

Address: 496 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Mass.

THE first four years after leaving college, I spent as a student
in the Harvard Medical School. During this time, also, I
served as a private in A Company, First Corps Cadets, Mass-
achusetts Volunteer Militia. The years from 1906 to 1909, inclusive,
were spent as surgical house officer at the Massachusetts General Hos-
pital; alumni assistant in surgery at the Harvard Medical School;
and house officer at the Boston Lying-in Hospital.

I began the private practice of medicine in 1910, and have con-
tinued it in Boston ever since. From 1910 to 1913, I was a mem-
ber of the out-patient staff of the Boston Children's Hospital; from
1911 to 1916, a member of the Staff of the Boston Lying-in Hospital;
and from 1911 to the present time, a member of the gynecological
staff of the Boston City Hospital. In 1909, I was appointed to the
editorial staff of the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal, on which
I served for twelve years, being editor in chief from 1915 to 1921.

The study of English literature, especially of Arthurian Ro-


mance, is my hobby. In 1905, I traveled through England, Scot-
land, Belgium, and France; in 1910, England, Ireland, Holland, and
Germany; in 1913, England, Ireland, and Scotland; visited Canada
in 1915, 1916, and again in 1921; went to Florida in 1919.

War Service: Was an instructor in First Aid, Boston Metro-
politan Chapter, American Red Cross. From April, 1917, to
December, 1920, I served as private, Hospital Sergeant, and Captain,
in turn, of the First Motor Corps, Massachusetts State Guard.

Publications: "Litora Aliena," published by W. M. Leonard;
"Men, Manners, and Medicine," published by W. M. Leonard;
"Feme Halwes," in press, Jamaica Printing Co.; medical papers
published in the Boston Medical and Surgical Journal.

Member: Aesculapian Club of Boston; Boston Library; Boston
Medical Library; Harvard Club of Boston; Massachusetts Chari-
table Fire Society; New England Classical Club; Society of Colo-
nial Wars; Sons of the American Revolution,


Born at Cambridge, Mass., Aug. 28, 1879. Parents: Elbridge Andrew,
Arietta Thorp {Rand) Greene. School: Phillips Exeter Academy,
Exeter, N. H.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Anna Victoria Anderson, Cambridge, Mass., June 23, 1906. Chil-
dren: Elbridge Howe, Jr., March 21, 1907; Albert Howe, Jan. 13 1914;
Richard, March 2, 1916.

Occupation : Salesman.

Address: 598 Dickinson St., Springfield, Mass.

MY first work after graduation was coaching the Washington
and Jefferson football team at Washington, Pa. Then I
got to "work" in the shoe business at Rockland, Mass., first with
Rice & Hutchins and then with the Hurley Shoe Co. During
my first seven years out of college I assisted in coaching the uni-
versity eleven in Cambridge, devoting anywhere from a week to
the entire season with the eleven. In 1908, after leaving the shoe
business, I came to Bridgeport, Conn., and went into the coal and
grain business, but remained in that line only a little over five
years. I then went with the Crane Co., as assistant sales manager
of their Bridgeport division. In 1915 I accepted a position with
the National Radiator Co., representing them in Western Con-
necticut. During the Spring of 1919 I took a course of study in
employment management and personnel administration at the Bur-
eau of Industrial Research in New York City. As this work, which


I thought was a necessity, turned out to be only a war measure,
I never placed in that line, after spending months of study in pre-
paring for it. In February, 1920, I went with Pierce, Butler &
Pierce, manufacturing corporation, in their sales organization,
making my home in Springfield, Mass., where I now reside.

War Service: On our entry in the World War, I immediately
went in the production department at the Remington Arms Co., in
Bridgeport, and although I had never operated machinery before,
I became proficient on hand and power milling machines, drill
presses, punch presses and tapping machines. After a few months
at this I went in their Engineering Department, looking after the
upkeep of machines in the plant. I then went into their employ-
ment and welfare work, where I remained until June, 1918, when
I was made Director of the Homes Registration Service in Bridge-
port, Conn., under the supervision of the U. S. Housing Corpora-
tion. This office kept a list of all available housing, and placed
war workers in rooms, tenements, apartments, and houses, without
charge to the worker or owner.

Member: Harvard Clubs of Connecticut (life) and Connecti-
cut Valley.


Born at Dedham, Mass., Oct. 7, 1880. Parents: George Frederick, Jennie
Lyman {Weller) Greenlaw. School: High School, Dedham, Mass.

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Georgianna Ames Hallock, Milton, N. Y., Oct. 9, 1907. Chil-
dren: Frances Hallock, Nov. 2, 1908; Eleanor Field, Jan. 10, 1914;
Ralph Weller, July 21, 1917.

Occupation: Engineer and contractor.

Address: West Englewood, N. J.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]

Born at Hartford, Conn., June 4, 1880. Parents: James Bartlett, Mary
{Needham) Gregg. School: Cutler Academy. Colorado Springs, Colo.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. 1907.

Married: Barbara Channing, Sherborn, Mass., Oct. 12, 1912.
Occupation: Physician.
Address: Wellesley Ave., Wellesley, Mass.

THE following list includes the various posts I have held since
graduation: taught at Milton Academy, winter of 1902-1903;
Harvard Medical School, 1903-1907; Harvard Graduate School,


1907-1908; Massachusetts General Hospital, Medical House Pupil,
1908-1909; Massachusetts State Board of Health, Special Agent,
1909; Teaching Fellowship in Hygiene, Harvard Medical School,
1909; Resident physician, Philippine General Hospital, Manila,
P. I., 1910; instructor in physical diagnosis, University of the
Philippines, 1910; acting physician-in-chief, Philippine General Hos-
pital, 1911; assistant professor of tropical medicine. University
of the Philippines, 1911; Physician to out patients, University
Hospital, Manila, P. I., 1912; returned to Boston, June, 1912, visit-
ing clinics and hospitals, galleries, etc., in Singapore, Colombo,
Port Said, Naples, Rome, Florence, Milan, Lucrene, Munich,
Vienna, Berlin, Dresden, Paris and London; was married in the
Fall of 1912; intern at the Boston Psychopathic Hospital, 1912-
1913; physician to out-patients, Boston Psychopathic Hospital, 1913-
1916; associate physician, Channing sanitarium, 1913-1916, in

In 1915-1916 a new plant for the sanitarium was built in Welles-
ley. This was opened in November, 1916, and here I have been
busy since, having the pleasure of working with plant newly erected
and especially equipped for the care of nervous cases. Until this
Fall, I served as associate physician, with Dr. Walter Channing.
Since his death, in November, I have been in full charge. I find
this field of medicine not a specialty, but a clearing house, and
consider my previous experience in general medicine most valuable
training for my present work.

I went around the world, 1910-1912; have enjoyed various vaca-
tion trips, to California (1915), Canada, and Bermuda (1921).

Am a member of the executive committee of the Massachusetts
Society for Mental Hygiene. The work being done by the National
and State Societies of Mental Hygiene seems to me the most in-
teresting and important field in preventive medicine now presenting,
and I hope to devote more and more of my time to this work.

War Service: Worked on Wellesley committee for sale of
Liberty Bonds.

Publications: About twenty articles in various medical jour-

Member: Union Boat, Harvard, and St. Botolph Clubs, of
Boston; Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (secretary
three years) ; American Psychiatrical Society; American Medical
Association; Massachusetts Medical Society; other medical soci-



Born at Boston, Mass., May 27, 1880. Parents: Edivard Sturgis, Annie
Crawford (Clark) Grew. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Alice de Vermandois Perry, Ponkapoag, Mass., Oct. 1, 1905. Chil-
dren: Edith Agnes, Sept. 24, 1906; Lilla Cabot, Nov. 30, 1907; Anita
Clark, May 27, 1909; Elizabeth Sturgis, April 25, 1912.

Occupation: Diplomatic service.

Address: (business) Berne, Switzerland; (permanent) 185 Marlborough St.,
Boston, Mass.

SHORTLY after graduation, the subject of this autopsy went
around the world with A. H. Wheeler and H. P. Perry, of the
Class of 1901, seeking adventure, big game hunting and general ex-
perience, and getting all three, plus malaria fever and just a shade
more wisdom than the quota he started with. The question of serious
work then immediately presented itself, and after nebulous plans
for entering a publishing house had fallen through (owing entirely
to the fault of the publishing houses) , an offer of a $600 clerkship
in the Consulate-General in Cairo, Egypt, was accepted in July, 1904
in the face of parental displeasure and an entirely hazy idea of what
it would lead to. Two years of making out invoices and issuing
passports afforded, on the side lines, an excellent opportunity to
size up the needs and possible future of our foreign service and in-
fused into the subject now under dissection a keen desire to make a
permanent job of it. Appointments to the diplomatic service were
in those days exclusively in the hands of the President, to be dis-
pensed as political patronage. Having no political backing and see-
ing none in sight, recourse was had to the friendship of the late Al-
f ord Cooley, '95, who was a member of President Roosevelt's "tennis
cabinet" and who most kindly proceeded to interest the President
in certain big game shooting experiences of his young friend, with
the result that on Miarch 1, 1906, the latter's appointment as Third
Secretary of Embassy at Mexico City was announced. Soon after-
wards the first steps were taken to make the diplomatic service a
career, up to but not including the grade of Minister, and through
fortunate circumstances promotion came fast. Posts were held
successively as Third Secretary of Embassy at St. Petersburg, 1907-
1908; Second Secretary at Berlin, 1908-1911; First Secretary at
Vienna, 1911-1912; First Secretary and later Counselor at Berlin,
1912—1917. The experience was valuable and the work by no
means a sinecure, for the diplomatic service is far from the butter-
fly existence pictured by many at home. In March, 1920 was


offered by President Wilson the position of Minister to Denmark,
accepted, and remained in Copenhagen until appointed Minister to
Switzerland by President Harding in September, 1921.

My hobbies are music, photography and sport.

War Service: At the outbreak of the war was Counselor of
the Embassy at Berlin which had charge of the interests of British,
Japanese, Serbian and Roumanian prisoners of war. Organized
and directed service of inspection of prison camps throughout Ger-
many. While acting as Charge d'Affaires from September to De-
cember, 1916, handled the submarine warfare issue, the Belgian de-
portations and the original German peace proposals in their diplo-
matic phases. At the break of diplomatic relations between the
United States and Germany in February, 1917, was assigned as
Counselor of the Embassy in Vienna which had charge of the inter-
ests of British, French, Italian, Japanese, Serbian and Roumanian
prisoners of war. Was Charge d'Affaires at the time of the break
of diplomatic relations between the United States and Austria-
Hungary in April, 1917, and brought the Embassy staff and most
of the American residents out of the country. Appointed Acting
Chief of the Division of Western European Affairs in the Depart-
ment of State, and as such had charge of the diplomatic questions
relating to prisoners of war and interned enemy aliens in the United
States. Also arranged the conference between the United States
and Germany at Berne, Switzerland, in the Summer of 1918 to
consider the treatment and exchange of prisoners of war. In
October, 1918, proceeded abroad as Secretary to Colonel House's
delegation and attended the inter-Allied pre-armistice negotiations
at Versailles. Appointed Secretary-General of the American Com-
mission to Negotiate Peace with rank of Envoy Extraordinary and
Minister Plenipotentiary, and as such attended the signing of peace
with Germany at Versailles, June 28, 1919; with Austria at Saint-
Germain-en-Laye on Sept. 10, 1919; and with Bulgaria at Neuilly-
sur-Seine on Nov. 27, 1919. Was also the American representative
on the International Secretariat of the Peace Conference, December
1918 to December 1919.

Publications: "Sport and Travel in the Far East," Houghton
Mifflin Company, 1910; Contributions to Harper's Monthly, Outing,
The Badminton Magazine of Sports and Pastimes.

Member: Somerset, Tennis and Racquet and Harvard Clubs,
Boston; Harvard, Racquet and Tennis Clubs, New York; Fellow of
American Geographical Society; Metropolitan and Racquet Clubs,
Washington; Life Member National Geographic Society; Fellow of


Royal Geographic Society, London; Travellers' Club, Paris; Royal
Automobile Club of Denmark, Copenhagen; La Grande Societe,
Berne, Fellow, Harvard Travellers' Club.


Born at V aughnsville, O., Nov. 25, 1867. Parents: Evan, Elizabeth (Ehern-
man) Griffiths. School: Ohio Wesleyan Academy, Delaware, O.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.M. 1911; A.B. {Wesleyan) 1895; LL.B. {North-
eastern College of Law) , 1916.

Married: Frances Lou Passmore, Portland, Me., 1912.

Occupation: Teacher.

Address: {home) 185 Hancock St., Cambridge, Mass.; {business) Rindge
Technical School, Cambridge, Mass.

HAVE taught continually at Rindge since receiving my A. M.
degree, the work of which was practically completed in 1902-

Member: Alpha Tau Omega fraternity; Cambridge Teachers'


Born at Sharon, Pa., Dec. 14, 1879. Parents: Elisha, Nancy Green {Hey-

wood) Griswold. School: Classical High School, Worcester, Mass.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. {Johns Hopkins) 1906.
Married: Ethel Soby, Napanee, Ont., Canada, Dec. 5, 1908. Children:

Barbara Soby, Nov. 9, 1913; Jane Heywood, July 27, 1916; Ann, June

23, 1920.
Occupation: Physician. Asst. Medical Director Phoenix Mutual life Ins. Co.
Address: {home) 43 Girard Ave., Hartford, Conn.; {business) 79 Elm St.,

Hartford, Conn.

STUDIED medicine at Johns Hopkins. Spent two years at hos-
pital interneship, and then went into general practice. Gave
up practise for insurance work in 1917.

War Service : Was an examiner under the Selective Service Law
for the first Hartford district.

Member: Medical City, State, and County Medical Societies;
University Club of Hartford.


Born at Three Rivers, Mich., Sept. 3, 1880. Parents: Louis, Katharine
{Graybell) Grosenbaugh. School: High School, Niles, Mich.


Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.M. 1903; A.B. (Albion) 1901.

Married: Harriet Rosina White, East Orange, N. J., April 2, 1910. Chil-
dren: Lewis Randolph, Nov. 4, 1913; Page Randolph, Feb. 10, 1919.

Occupation: Teacher.

Address: (home) 27 Lincoln St., East Orange, N. J.; (business) East
Orange High School, East Orange, N. J.

AFTER leaving Harvard I came at once to East Orange, where
I have remained ever since. For the first few years I had
charge of the athletics and gymnasium work in the mornings, and
taught Latin in the afternoon, but in 1907 I was made Head of
the Department of Latin and dropped the physical work except
for football, which I still handle.

Shooting is my hobby. I was a member of Indoor and M. R. A.
Team East Orange Rifle team, 1918-1922. Have spent all my va-
cations camping in Minnesota, Michigan, Adirondacks, Canada, and
Pennsylvania, except one summer, 1913, spent abroad.

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