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ter, N. Y.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; MJ). 1905.

Married: Mary Bisbee Wellington, Lexington, Mass., Oct. 6, 1910. Child:
Priscilla Goddard, Jan. 6, 1913.

Occupation : Physician.

Address: Hingham, Mass.

AFTER College came the grind of the Harvard Medical School,
then sixteen busy and inspiring months as house officer in
the Massachusetts General Hospital, followed by six months in
the Boston Lying-in Hospital. After a little clinical work in Bos-
ton hospitals, I practiced in Rochester, N. Y., until the war. (The
only serious interruptions to this were getting married, and a six
months' period of post-graduate medical study in Vienna and Ber-
lin). After discharge from the Army came the opportunity which
I had long wished for, namely, to settle near Boston, so here we
are in the good old town of Hingham, trying to guard the health
of the South Shore and enjoying life immensely. I have nothing
very definite for a hobby.

War Service: Commission, 1st Lieut. Med. Reserve Corp, Feb.
12th, 1916; two weeks training at Plattsburg in July, 1916; com-
missioned Captain, Apr. 6, 1917; began active Army service Sept.
30, 1917 at Base Hospital, Camp Sherman, (Chillicothe) Ohio;
sailed for France June 4, 1918 with Base Hosp. No. 19, and was
stationed at Vichy, Allier, France, during the remainder of foreign
service; was promoted to Major Nov. 14, 1918. I returned to the
United States in April, 1919 and was sent to General Hosp. 41,
Fox Hills, Staten Island, until discharge, Aug. 1, 1919. No


Born at Morristown, N. J., Nov. 1, 1879. Parents: Francis Stiles, Anna
Eaton (Gary) Hoyt. Schools: St. Mark's School, Southborough, Mass.;
Pomfret School, Pomfret, Gonn.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Gladys Egglestone Renaud, Stamford, Conn., Nov. 27, 1909.

Occupation: Real estate and insurance agent and broker, treasurer.

Address: (home) Ocean Drive West, Shippan Point, Stamford, Gonn.;
(business) 307 Atlantic St., Stamford, Gonn.


THOUGH I realize the effort and the praiseworthiness of that
effort to obtain interesting personal biographies, yet one's
heart does not expand to glowing self praise or even to mention
to others those incidents and emotions that to one's own spirit
have seemed the epic of life. I have traveled some, I have worked
— not as successfully financially speaking as I might — I have
played, have enjoyed life, have married, twelve years ago, and am
happy. I cannot conceive of any one being interested in facts
even as intimate as these unless they are my friends, and those who
are my friends know them and more without telling them.

Am treasurer of two companies dealing in real estate and
insurance. Writing, reading, music, tennis, swimming, canoeing,
and bridge, are my hobbies. My travels have been very limited
in the United States and Canada; considerable in most of the
countries of Europe.

I have much to say about many things, of which even to name the
subjects in this space is impossible.

War Service: Worked with Liberty Loan Committees, and
helped Advisory Board in examination of questionnaires. Served
as a private in the Connecticut (Home) State Guard.

Member: Suburban and Yacht Clubs, Stamford; University and
Harvard Clubs, New York.

•^ ^oinarts Clark !&opt

Born at Union City, Mich., April 15, 1881. Parents: Henry Nelson, Sarah

Baldwin (Clark) Hoyt. School: Oberlin College, Oherlin, 0.
Degree: A.B. 1902.
Died at Changsha, China, Nov. 22, 1907.

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


Born at Paris, France, May 25, 1876. Parents: Robert James, Anna Foster
(Burr) Hubbard.

Degree: (5. 1898-1900.)

Married: Helen Seymore Ledyard, Cazenovia, N. Y., Nov. 27, 1901. Chil-
dren: Thomas Hill, Sept. 5, 1902 (died Sept. 15, 1902) ; Richard Led-
yard, Oct. 28, 1903; Helen Ledyard, Feb. 10, 1906; Anna Burr, Feb. 10,
1906; Robert James, Nov. 5, 1908.

Occupation : Agriculture.

Address: Algonquin Apt., Chase & St. Paul Sts., Baltimore, Md.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report]



Born at Worcester, Mass., June 22, 1879. Parents : George Harvey Jr., Jose-
phine (Mott) Hull. School: Roxbury Latin School, Boston, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1906.


Occupation: Lawyer.

Address: (home) 16 Winthrop Hall, Cambridge, Mass.; (business) 10 Tre-
mont St., Boston, Mass.

AS the income tax is said to be efficacious in causing a man to
become more familiar than he used to be with his own finan-
cial status, so the Class autobiography, every five years, is con-
dusive to a recurring scrutiny of the use to which he has put the
"five talents," with which he has been successively entrusted. With
many men, who have merely continued in the same business or pro-
fession which they had previously followed, it may be difi&ciilt to
translate into terms of outward achievement the happenings of the
last five years, that have gone, perchance, to enrich their experi-
ence and, perhaps, to ripen their judgment.

And so in my case, the five years that have passed since the
last report, have largely been from an occupational standpoint,
so many years more of law practice — still in Boston — and a con-
tinuation of some of the other sorts of activity, mentioned or re-
ferred to in that report. Of the Massachusetts Civil Service Associ-
ation I have been the assistant secretary for something over two
years, and of the Cambridge Boat Club I have been the secretary
for something over three years. The treasuryship of an educa-
tional organization, connected with the Episcopal Church, of which
organization Bishop Parker of New Hampshire and Bishop Perry
of Rhode Island are the directors, has been for the past three years
a source of a good deal of pleasant association and hard work.

Being yet a bachelor — not, I hope, necessarily a confirmed one —
I may be allowed to include in my "hobbies" some attention to
social diversion; and in the subject of athletic recreation and out-
of-door exercise I wish I may always, whether bachelor or bene-
dict, remain interested. Under this latter head I have devoted a
good deal of time during the past five years to rowing a single
shell, canoeing, figure skating, mountain climbing, tennis and run-
ning also have their attraction, not on any continuous or particu-
larly strenuous schedule, but from time to time and as occasion

Publications: The best that I can say on the subject of author-.


ship since leaving College is that I have appeared in Life — not in-
deed on that occasion in the full glory or shame of authorship, with
name added — but, nevertheless, appeared.


Born at East Orange, N. J., July 11, 1879. Parents: Charles Henry, Rosa-
mond {Winant) Humphrey. School: Rindge Technical School, Cam-
bridge, Mass.

Degree: (5. 1898-1901.)

Married: Marion Pike Ross, Ipswich, Mass., Oct. 19, 1903. Children:
Helen, March 31, 1905; Ruth, Aug. 16, 1911.

Occupation : Manufacturer.

Address: (home) 119 Appleton St., Arlington Heights, Mass.

I HAVE always been connected with mechanics and have been
manufacturer for my own toy business also purchasing and
material agent in two other plants. My hobbies are mechanics and

I went to Europe and saw the Passion Play in 1900; Pacific
Coast through Canadian Rockies 1907 : spent year in St. Louis 1908
to 1909.

Member: Masons.


Born at Newark, N. J., Jan. 21, 1879. Parents: William Garfield, Alice
{Millard) Cumming Humstone. School: Boys' High School, Brooklyn,
N. Y.

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

Married: Amy Eliot Dickerman, New Haven, Conn., Oct. 10, 1912. Chil-
dren: Walter Coutant, 2d, July 25, 1913; Millard, Jan. 29, 1915.

Business : Lawyer.

Address: {home) Englewood, N. J.; (business) 62 Cedar St., New York,N.Y.

SINCE graduation from the Law School I have practised law in
the office of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett. I became a partner
in that firm in 1915.


Born at Boston, Mass., Dec. 28, 1880. Parents: Walter, Jane Appleton
(Peele) Hunnewell. School: Noble and Greenough's School, Boston,

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



Occupation: Administrative work at Harvard University.
Address: (home) Wellesley, Mass.; (business) 5 University Hall, Cam-
bridge, Mass.

AFTER leaving the Law School I entered the office of Hill,
Barlow & Homans, who at that time were the counsel for the
Boston Legal Aid Society. In 1907 I formed a partnership with
Henry R. Brigham, Harvard 1901, practicing law. In 1912 I came
back to Harvard for work in President Lowell's office, and have
been acting as secretary to the Corporation since 1913. I also
served as Comptroller from 1912 to 1921.

In the Summer of 1902 I went to Europe with two of our class-
mates, Ronald T. Lyman and George S. Franklin. Since then I
have spent most of my vacations in the West and in the Canadian

War Service: Was with the Committee on Education and
Special Training War Plans Division, General Staff, Washington,
from February, 1918, until January, 1919.

Member: New England Botanical Club (member and Phaeno-
gamic Curator) .


Born at Medford, Mass., Sept. 15, 1879. Parents: Charles Lewis, Mary
(Groom) Hutchins. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Alice Boivker, Concord, Mass., Oct. 18, 1913. Children: Alice
Gordon, January 15, 1917; Charlotte, April, 1919.

Occupation: Farmer.

Address: Concord, Mass.

IN re-reading the Quindecennial Report I find that my "story" as
written in 1917 admirably fits in at the present time. So why
add more? Life runs along quietly and smoothly, as it properly
should do on the farm. The lean and good years come and go —
as they do in the other fellow's business. I have been much inter-
ested in various agricultural organizations and movements tend-
ing to raise the standards of scientific and intelligent farming.


Born at Boston, Mass., Nov. 15, 1880. Parents: Joseph Augustus, Mary
(Bright) Ingalls. School: Hopkinson's School, Boston, Mass.


Degree: A.B. 1902.


Occupation: Unoccupied.

Address: 352 Humphrey St., Swampscott, Mass.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]

War Service: Commissioned 1st Lieutenant Sig. Reserve Corps,
June 15, 1917. Called to active service August 7, 1917. Was
attached in turn to 52nd Tel. Bu. Sig. Corps, 8th F. S. B. Sig.
Corps., and 115th F. S. B. Sig. Corps, Commissioned Captain,
July 2, 1918. Left the U. S. for service in France, Dec. 5, 1917.
Was engaged in operations at the Aisne-Marne and Oisne-Marne
Offensives, and Meuse-Argonne Offensive. Arrived in U. S. July
4, 1919, and was discharged from service July 9, 1919.

Member: Harvard (Boston), Tederco Country, Amandale Golf,
and Midwich Country Clubs.

Born at Sandy Hill, TV. Y., Nov. 8, 1878. Parents: Grenville Mellen, Franc
Eliza (Groesbeck) Ingalsbe. School: Glens Falls Academy, Glens
Falls, N. Y.; Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N. H.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Lillian McLean, Boston, Mass., March, 1902.

Died at Sandy Hill, N. Y., Feb. 26, 1910.

GRENVILLE HOWARD INGALSBE'S ancestry was notable. On
the paternal side it led to Captain Ebenezer Ingalsbe, one of
the minutemen at Lexington, and to early Puritan settlers of New
England, Deacon Samuel Chapin, the founder of Springfield, Henry
Cook, of Salem (1638), and Thomas Harris, of Ipswich (1636),
and through them to long lines of distinguished ancestors in Eng-
land and on the continent. On the maternal side he was descended
from Maurice Wells, a Quaker of the Providence Plantations, and
from Jonathan Kingsley and Nathaniel Barnett of English, and
Walter Groesbeck of Dutch ancestry, all soldiers of the American
Revolution. He prepared for college at the Glens Falls Academy
and at Phillips Exeter, where he was of the class of 1899. In
the fall of 1898, however, he passed his examinations and entered
Harvard in the class of 1902. At that time he had a remarkably
well balanced physique. He suffered, however, a severe attack of
diphtheria and congestion of the lungs in his sophomore and junior
years, and a final breakdown in March of his senior year, from
which he never recovered. He graduated with his class, and at once


entered his father's office, as a student of law, preparatory to at-
tendance at the Harvard Law School. It soon became apparent
that he could not pursue the law as his vocation, and he spent the
two ensuing years at Saranac Lake, obtaining however, only tem-
porary relief. He then returned to his parents' home at Sanay
Hill, and assumed charge of the large ancestral farm at South
Hartford, nine miles distant. He devoted himself to its manage-
ment with intense enthusiasm, engaging, with signal success, in
dairy and tillage husbandry, and the breeding of high grade
cattle and swine. Later he acquired a two-thirds interest in a
lumber syndicate, operating in Vermont, and a half interest in
a flourishing coal business at Sandy Hill. With associates, h"
engaged in the manufacture of wood pulp and paper at Platts-
burgh, and organized and held a third interest in the Adirondack
Motor Car Company. Thus, though handicapped by the constant
advance of an incurable malady, he led a busy life to the end.
His struggle for living was so earnest, his spirit so indomitable,
and his will so regnant, that he was confined to the house for
only four days before his death on Feb. 26, 1910. He was a
member of the Kingsbury Club, the Adirondack Automobile As-
sociation, the New York State Historical Association, and the
Phillips Exeter Alumni Association. He was vice-president of the
Adirondack Motor Car Company, the secretary of the Progressive
Pulp and Paper Company, and an active partner in the firms of
Nichols and Ingalsbe and the Empire Coal Company. Heredity
and training had particularly fitted him to grapple intelligently with
the social and civic problems of the present and the future. He
was a man of culture and took great interest in public affairs and
in world politics. Unostentatious, self-centered and retiring, he
was reserved, except to his intimates, but all those who knew him
liked him, admired his good sense and marvelled at his wealth
of information. Ill health alone prevented him from attaining
worthy distinction among the world's workers, in whose ranks he
longed for a place.

"Bom for success he seemed,
With grace to win, with heart to hold.
All pledged in coming days to forge
Weapons to guard the State."


Born at Neiv York, N. Y., April 7, 1878. Parents: William E., Alice
(Jones) Iselin. Schools: Cutler's School and Browning's School, New
York, N. Y.


Degree: S.B. 1902.

Mahkied: Eleanor Jay, New York, N. Y., Nov. 29, 1904. Children: Dor.

othy, Sept. 5, 1906; William Jay, April 7, 1908; Eleanor, June 3, 1910;

Arthur, May 2, 1917.
Occupation: Mercantile banking.
Address: {home) Katonah, N. Y., Apt. at 145 E. 52d St., New York, N. Y.;

(business) 357 Fourth Ave., New York, N. Y.

Upon leaving college I entered the firm of William Iselin &
Co., of which I am still a member.


Born at East Boston, Mass., April 14, 1878. Parents: Henry, Annie Martha

(Saker) Jackson. School: Boston Latin School, Boston, Mass.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; B.D. (Episc. Theol. Sch., Camb.) 1904.
Married: Mary Roberta Sparklin, East Boston, Mass., Feb. 22, 1909. Chil-

dren: Nancy Spar kin, Jan. 26, 1910; Mary Louise, Feb. 18, 1915; Frances

Turner, July 19, 1916.
Occupation: Minister, Dean, St. Mark's Cathedral, Grand Rapids, Mich.
Address: (home) 28 Prospect Ave., N. E., Grand Rapids, Mich.; (business)

N. Division Ave., head of Pearl St., Grand Rapids, Mich.

DURING my senior year, I entered the Junior Class of the
Episcopal Theological School, Cambridge, receiving the B.D.
degree in 1904. For two years, I was Curate at the Church of the
Epiphany, New York City, with the Rev. W. T. Crocker, '84. Dur-
ing the Summer of 1904, I enrolled at the Summer School of
Social Work which gave me an interest, still maintained in the
social agencies of New York and the other places where I have
lived. For a year, I was in Christ Church, Newark, New Jersey;
later for a, few months to St. Paul's, Newton Highlands. When a
vacancy occurred in my old home parish, St. John's Church, East
Boston, the vestry gave me a call. Bishop Lawrence was the last
man to give his consent, as he thought it a hazardous thing for a
man to go to his own parish. I spent five very happy years there,
however, leaving in 1907 to become Rector of the Church of the
Ascension, Fall River. In January, 1922, a call to Grand Rapids,
Michigan, seemed to be a challenge to an Easterner to make his
contributions to the life of the Middle West. The work here is
various, centrally located for civic enterprises, and offering real
opportunities for fellowship in religious and educational work.

At one of a number of farewell receptions in Fall River, the
President of the Rotary Club said that I had had a part in making
Fall River a happier place to live in; it was a privilege to be


styled a good citizen. For ten years I was secretary of the Alumni
Association of the E. T. S. Cambridge, later president. As a mem-
ber of the Standing Committee of the Diocese of Massachusetts, I
enjoyed a happy privilege. An interest in religious education has
always been a very active interest; for two years I was president of
the Massachusetts Sunday School Association, an interdenomina-
tional organization. Apart from parochial activities, I have found
my chief delight in meeting with the brethren of other communions
as fellow workers.

War Service: Served as a private, color sergeant and chaplain,
17th Regiment Infantry, Massachusetts State Guard.


Born at Dorchester, Mass., Aug. 18, 1879. Parents: Edward Payson, Helen
Maria (Smith) Jackson. School: Boston Latin School, Boston, Mass.
Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Eleanor Cary Abercrombie, Albany, N. Y., June 11, 1910.
Occupation : Education.
Address: (home) East Hebron, N. H.; (business) Bridgewater, N. H.

TOWARD the close of Senior Year, I asked Donald Gregg what
he expected to do after graduation. He replied that he had
already received an appointment to teach at Milton Academy.
Since I intended to devote my life to '''Pasquaney," a veteran boys'
camp at Bridgewater, N. H., I came to the conclusion that it
would be delightful to join Don at Milton, and thus keep the sum-
mers open for the camp. This worked out, as planned, — I was
enrolled at Milton as a teacher and in a managing capacity at

It is interesting to me now to look back upon those early teach-
ing experiments, to the days where I came into intimate contact
with such celebrities as the Wiggleworths, Sam Felton, Jack El-
liott, and Roger Cutler, little boys then, but now written large in
Harvard Athletic annals.

After a few years at Milton I was called to the Haverford
School. Here I became the Head of the History Department.
However, the exactions of the College Board took all the fun
out of teaching, so I entered the administrative work of the School,
in a vice-principal capacity. This I found intensely interesting,
since it brought me intimately into the joys, struggles, failures and
successes of over 300 American boy temperaments. It was my
peculiar province to follow the work of the scholarly elite from
month to month, of the less fortunate from week to week and of


the unfortunate from day to day. Then, of course, there were the
mothers and fathers who had to be educated together with their
sons. Altogether, it was intensive, fascinating work, but demanded
more vitality than apparently I had to give in conjunction with
my Camp work. Accordingly, at the close of 1921 I decided to
give up my happy connection with the Haverford School and de-
vote all my time to the interests of "Pasquaney," where in nine
short weeks of intensive effort we attempt to make a distinctive
contribution to "the study and development of boy character."

While in College, my interests centered around the Glee Club
and the Crew, so in after years I have sung with the Orpheus Club
of Philadelphia, and have coached many four-oared crews at my
camp. My travels have carried me to England, on the Continent,
to Florida, and the far West.

I am hoping that with fewer demands on my time I may be
able to study Literature, the desire for which has never been
satisfied since college days. Incidentally, on the quiet, I hope
to do a little hunting and fishing in Florida during the winter,
as the camp correspondence may allow.

If any of my classmates take the so-called "Ideal Tour" to New
Hampshire, I sincerely hope they will come and see me at Camp


Born at Chicago, III., June 22, 1878. Parents: Malcolm MacGregor, Julia
(Daniels) Jamieson. School: University School, Chicago, III.

Degree: (s. 1898-1901.)

RIarried: Helen Frances Sawyer, Boston, Mass., Nov. 7, 1908.

Occupation: Manufacturing.

Address: (home) Concord Road, Wayland, Mass.; (business) 60 High St.,
Boston, Mass.

AFTER leaving college, I returned to Chicago and spent the first
year in the rice milling business, but as the concern I was with
went out of business I decided to take up mining engineering. At
that time my father was interested in a mine in South Dakota and
I was anxious to locate in that country. The first eight months
I studied in a laboratory of a well-known mining engineer in Chi-
cago; the next few months I worked for nothing and later shared a
part of his business on a percentage basis. Most of this time I
was doing assay work. An operation and several months in a
hospital made it necessary for me to give up my idea of going to
Dakota, and I took a position as a salesman in a retail and whole-


sale coal company in Chicago. I was in the coal business about
a year when I was offered a better position in the Chicago branch
of the American Radiator Co. Later transferred to the St. Louis
Branch and finally to Boston. I resigned my position in the Sum-
mer of 1918 and enrolled in the United States Naval Reserve Force.
After I was relieved from active duty I decided to make a change
as I had been offered a better position with Richardson & Boynton
Co. in their Boston Ofl&ce. In addition to talking steam and hot
water heat I am now "talking air."

Breeding Airedale terriers seems to be my expensive hobby and
I have also shown a good many with more or less success. I have
never done any extensive traveling. What I have done has been
in the Central, Southern and Eastern parts of this country.

War Service: Enrolled in the United States Naval Reserve
Force at Recruiting Station, Boston, Mass., on Aug. 16, 1918, as
Machinist Mjate, First Class. Called to active duty Sept. 5, 1918.
After completing training at U. S. Naval Training Station, Hingham,
Mass., was attached to the office of the Aide for Information, First
Naval District, Boston, Mass. I was soon ordered to Booth Bay
Harbor, Me., to take charge of the Naval Intelligence Office located
at the Section Base there, as Section Aide for Information. After
the armistice I was ordered to Portland, Me., and relieved the
Section Aide at that station. I was in Portland but a short time
and at my request was transferred back to the office of the Aide
for Information, Boston. I was released from active duty March
1, 1919.

Member: Airedale Terrier Club of America; Airedale Terrier
Club of New England.


Born at Boston, Mass., Jan. 12, 1880. Parents: Benjamin Franklin, Anna

Louisa (Brown) Janes. School: Cambridge Latin School, Cambridge,

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1904.
Married: Lucille Voorhis Whiteman, Rye, N. Y., Oct. 17, 1908. Children:

Louise Crosby, Jan. 19, 1911; Barbara, Jan. 20, 1916.
Occupation : Lawyer.
Address: (home) 103 Liberty Ave., New Rochelle, N. Y.; (business) 15 Dey

St., New York, N. Y.

AT the end of my junior year, having completed the college
work necessary for a degree of A. B., I entered the Harvard
Law School and received the degree of LL.B. in June, 1904.
After a summer of recreation, I took up my residence in New

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