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June, 1919, I came home. Was discharged from the service at
Camp Dix, N. J., on June 28, 1919.



322 CLASS OF 1902— SIXTH REPORT

Publications: Sundry medical or surgical articles in the Jour-
nal of the American Medical Association, the Annals of Surgery,
the Journal of Orthopedic Surgery, etc.

Member: American Medical Association; American College of
Surgeons; New England Surgical Society; New Hampshire Surgical
Club; New Hampshire Medical Society; Aesculapian Club of Bos-
ton; Harvard Clubs of Boston and New Hampshire; two or three
local clubs in Concord, N. H.



EDWARD HARRIS METCALF

Born at Woonsocket, R. /., Sept. 10, 1879. Parents: William Penn, Isabel

(Harris) Metcalf. School: St. Mark's School, Southboro, Mass.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.E. (Mass. Inst. Tech.) 1904.
Married: Winifred Winslow, Providence, R. I., March 8, 1921.
Occupation: None.
Address: 303 Angell St., Providence, R. I.

AM not old enough yet to enjoy reminiscing. Come around
again in twenty years.
War Service: Served with Aero Mechanical Engineers with
Signal Corps and Bureau of Aircraft Production. Stationed at
Washington, Cleveland, and Elizabeth, N. J., October, 1917, to
April, 1919.



ERNEST TURNER HARRIS METCALF

Born at Boston, Mass., March 31, 1881. Parents: William P., Isabel
(Harris) Metcalf. School: St. Paul's School, Concord, N. H.

Degree: A.B. 1902

Married: Virginia Shepley, Providence, R. I., May 1, 1915. Children:
Harris, Aug. 14, 1916; Carolyn Shepley, May 13, 1918.

Occupation: Bond dealer.

Address: (home) 87 Williams St., Providence, R. I.; (business) Turks
Head Bldg., Providence, R. I.

THE first few years after leaving College were spent in a struggle
with my New England temperament trying to sow a capacity
crop of wild oats as insurance against good behavior in my old
age. Teaching at St. Paul's School, exchange banking in China,
constructing and operating for the Imperial Chinese Government
Railways, selling American machinery to the Japanese during the
Russian War, and of late years buying and selling bonds, have
enabled me to eke out a precarious livelihood at times more or less.



RECORDS OF THE CLASS 323

My principal hobby is a study of human nature, from the de-
tached or impersonal view.

War Service: Enlisted in my old outfit, Battery A, R.I.N.G.,
on May 4, 1917, with rank of 2d Lieutenant. Sailed for France
Aug. 25, 1917, with advance party of 103d F.A., 26th Div. Was
assigned as 1st Lieutenant to Battery B, 103d F.A., and served
later as CO., Battery E, CO., Battery B, Reg. Adj. Trained at
Coetquidon, and saw service at Soissons, Toul, and Chateau Thierry
fronts. Was engaged in operations at Seicheprey, Xivray, and
Chateau Thierry from June 10 to Aug. 5, 1918. Returned to
States under G.O. 1706-R for assignment to new division and pro-
motion. Trained at Fort Sill with 55th F.A. Received my dis-
charge on Dec. 5, 1918.

Member: Hope Club, Agawam Hunt; Harvard Club of New
York; Boy Scouts of America.



JOSEPH MAYO METCALF

Born at Elyria, O., Oct. 30, 1880. Parents: Isaac Stevens, Harriet (Howes)
Metcalf. School: Elyria High School, Elyria, O.; Oberlin College,
Oberlin, O.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.B. (Oberlin) 1901.

Married: Mary Florence Jones, Oberlin, O., March 30, 1905. Children:
Ralph Howes, Jan. 23, 1906 ; Henry Mason, Nov. 19, 1907 ; Sarah Hosford,
Aug. 26, 1912; Harriet Elizabeth, Jan. 18, 1915; Charles Mayo, Oct. 4,
1919.

Occupation: Civil engineer.

Address: (home) 110 JF. Jackson Road, Webster Groves, Mo.; (business)
1528 Railway Exchange Bldg., St. Louis, Mo.



A



T present I am principal assistant engineer of the M. K. & T.
lines.
Member: American Railway Engineering Association.

GEORGE LOUIS MEYLAN

Born at Brassus, Switzerland, July 22, 1873. Parents: Louis Julien, Jenny
Henriette (Capt) Meyland. School: Private tutors.

Degrees: S.B. 1902; M.D. (New York Univ.) 1896; A.M. (Columbia) 1904.

Married: Marie Louise Mathot, New York, N Y., July 28, 1897. Children:
Louise Juliette, Aug. 15, 1898; George Louis, Feb. 18, 1900; Maurice,
April 7, 1901 (died June 25, 1901) ; Vivianne Andree, May 4, 1902; Eve-
line Beatrice, June 1, 1903; Renee Yvonne, March 1, 1907; Eleonore Con-
stance, March 15, 1908; Beatrice, March 17, 1909.

Occupation: Teacher and physician.

Address: (home) 468 West Mist St., New York, N. Y.; (business) Co-
lumbia University, New York, N. Y,



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THE first year after graduation I studied in the Graduate School,
and lectured in the Sargent Normal School. In the Spring
of 1903, I was appointed professor of physical education and med-
ical director in Columbia University, New York, and have been
there ever since. In 1903 I built a cottage at Sebago Lake, Me.,
and spend the summers there with my family. In 1907 I organized
White Mountain Camp for boys at Sebago Lake, Maine. The camp
is running successfully with sixty-five boys.

Besides my work as professor and medical director at Columbia,
and my boys' camp, I organized Camp Arcadia for girls at Pleas-
ant Lake, Me., eleven miles from White Mountain Camp. Mrs.
Meyland and our daughter, Juliette, A. B. (Barnard), conduct
Camp Arcadia. I also do some lecturing and writing on topics
of physical education and hygiene.

Hand ball, photography, fishing, and hunting are my principal
recreations. Enjoyed a three months trip to England, France,
Belgium, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and Spain in 1911. Spent
eight months in France, with a two weeks' trip to Switzerland,
from September, 1917, to May, 1918, on war service.

War Service: Served with Y. M. C. A., French Army, France,
and with S.A.T.C, Columbia University, as Post Surgeon.



TRUMAN MICHELSON

Born at New Rochelle, N. Y., Aug. 11, 1879. Parents: Albert Abraham,
Margaret McLean (Heminivay) Michelson. School: Taft School,
Watertown, Conn.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.M. 1903; Ph. D. 1904.

Married: Katherine Harrison, Redding, Conn., July 18, 1903.

Occupation: University professor.

Address: (home) 3803 Yuma St., N. W., Washington, D. C; (business)
Bureau of American Ethnology, George Washington University, Washing-
ton, D. C.

TAUGHT Latin, engaged in private research, studied ethnology
privately with Professor Boas of Columbia University. Dur-
ing my first few years out of College; was attached to U. S. Im-
migration Commission, 1909; ethnologist Bureau American Eth-
nology, 1910; professor of ethnology, Fall 1917, George Washing-
ton University. Was a Parker Fellow, 1904-'05, Harvard Univer-
sity. At present I am ethnologist. Bureau of American Ethnology,
Washington, D. C, and professor of ethnology, George Washing-
ton University, Washington, D. C.

Statistics are my avocation. I have traveled all over United



RECORDS OF THE CLASS 325

States and many parts of Canada, over Great Britain and Ireland.
Holland, Belgium, France, Germany, etc.; have made expeditions
to various Algonquin tribes every year since 1910.

Publications: (1904) Linguistic Archaisms of the Ramayana, Journal of
the American Oriental Society, 25:89-145; (1905) The meaning and etymol-
ogy of the Pali word abbiilhesika — , Zeitschrift d.deutschen morgendland,
Gesell, 59:126 et sq; (1906) The Indie root khya in Pali and Prakrit, In-
dogermanische Forschungen; (1908) Rev. of Bennett's Latin Language, Am.
Journal of Philology, 39: 84-93; Pali and Prakrit lexicographical notes, In-
dogermanische Forschungen, 23: 127-131; Notes on the pillar-edicts of Asoka,
ibidem, 219-271; (1909) Rev. of Oldenberg's Vedaforschung, Classical Jour-
nal, 4: 191 et sq. ; Additions to Bloomfield's Vedic Concordance, Journal of
the Amer. Oriental Society, 29 : 284 et sq, ; The etymology of the Girnar word
Petenika — , Indogermanische Forschungen, 24:52-55; The meaning and
etymology of the Girnar word samipam. Am. Journal of Philology, 30: 183-
187; Linguistic notes on the Shahbazgarhi and Mansehra redactions of
Asoka's Fourteen Edicts, 1st part, ibidem, 284-297; The interrelation of the
dialects of the Fourteen Edicts of Asoka, 1st part. Journal of the Amer.
Oriental Society, 30: 77-93; (1910) The etymology of Sanskrit punya — ,
Transactions Amer. Phil. Association, 40 : 23-29 ; Linguistic notes on the
Shahbazgarhi and Mansehra redactions of Asoka's Fourteen Edicts, 2d part.
Am. Journal of Philology, 30:416-429; 3d part, ibidem, 31:55-65; The alleged
word adhigicya in the Bhabra Edict of Asoka, Indogermanische Forschungen,
27: 194, 195; Note on Pali brahmuna, rajiibhi, ibidem: 296; Rev. of Sapir's
Takelma texts, American Anthropologist, N. S., 12:320; Some Indie cognates
of Greek TijXkos Classical Philology, 5:219, 220; A note on Pali sunoti,
Zeitschrift f. vergleich, Sprachf. 43:351; (1911) The interrelation of the
dialects of the Fourteen Edicts of Asoka, 2d part. Journal of the Amer.
Oriental Society, 31:223-250; Note on old Russian kronuti, Pali kinati, In-
dogermanische Forschungen, 28 : 203 ; The alleged Asokan word luksa, ibidem,
203; Revision of Dr. W. Jones' Sketch of Algonquian (Fox), Handbook of
American Indian Languages (Bulletin 40, Bur. Am. Ethnology), Part 1:735-
873; Piegar Tales, Journal of Amer. Folk-lore, 24:238-248; Ojibwa Tales,
ibidem, 249-250; Menominee Tales, Amer. Anthropologist, N. S., 13:68-88;
The alleged change of the Indo-European tst(h) to st(h), Indogermanische
Forschungen, 29: 221-226; On the future of the independent mode in Fox,
Amer. Anthropologist, N. S., 13: 171-172; On the etymology of the Natick
word Kompau "he stands erect," ibidem, 339; Note on the gentes of the
Ottawa, ibidem, 338; On some irregular uses of me and te in epic Sanskrit,
and some related problems. Journal of the Royal Asiatic Association, 1911:
169-179; (1912) Rev. of C. C. Uhlenbeck's Original Blackfoot texts, Amer.
Anthropologist, N. S., 13:326-330; Death of Henry Jones^ ibidem, 14:408
et sq. ; Mr. Gerard and the "root" kompau, ibidem, 577 et sq. ; Asokan mis-
cellany, American Journal of Philology, 32:441443; (1913) Preliminary re-
port on the linguistic classification of Algonquian Tribes, 28th Ann. Rep. Bur.
Am. Ethnology: 221-290; Vedic, Sanskrit, and Middle Indie, Jour. Amer.
Oriental Society, 33: 145-149; Note on the Fox negative particle of the
conjunctive mode, Amer. Anthropologist, N. S., 15 : 364 ; Rev. of Ketkar's
History of caste in India, Curtent Anthrop. Lit. 2:84 et sq.; (1914) Notes
on the Social Organization of the Fox Indians, Amer. Anthropologist, N. S.,
15:691-693; Notes on Algonquian grammar, ibidem, 693-695; Notes on the



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folk-lore and mythology of the Fox Indians, ibidem, 699 et sq. ; Contributions
to Algonquian grammar, ibidem, 470.476; Two alleged Algonquian languages
of California, ibidem, 16:361-367; Algonquian linguistic miscellany. Journal
of the Washington Academy of Sciences; 4:402-409; (1915) Kickapoo Tales,
pp. V. 143, Publ. of the Amer. Ethnological Soc. 9 (with William Jones) ;
Rev. of Anderson's The peoples of India, Amer. Anthropologist, N. S., 17:
184 et sq. ; Rejoinder to Sapir's Algonkin languages of California, ibidem,
194-198; Rev. of Harrington's Sacred bundles of the Sac and Fox Indians,
ibidem: 576 et sq.; The linguistic classification of Potawatomi, Proc. National
Acad. Sciences, 1:450452; (1916) An archeological note. Journal Washington
Acad. Sci., 6:146; Ritualistic origin myths of the Fox Indians, ibidem: 209-
211; A Piegan tale, J. Amer. Folk-lore, 39:408-409; Piegan tales of European
origin, ibidem, 409; Introductory note to Ojibwa tales from the north shore of
Lake Superior, by William Jones, ibidem: 368; Note on Loewenthal's Der
Heilbringer in der irokesischen und der algonkinischen Religion, Amer. An-
thropologist, N. S., 17: 302 (with J. N. B. Hewitt) ; Terms of relationship and
social organization, Proc. National Acad. Sciences, 2 : 297-300 ; Notes on the
Piegan system of consanguinity, Holmes Anniversary Vol. 320-333; Asokan
notes, Journal of the Amer. Oriental Soc. 36:205-212; (1917) The so-called
stems of Algonquian verbal complexes. Proceedings Nineteenth Internat. Cong,
of Americanists: 541-544; Remarks on American Indian Languages, Journal
of the Washington Acad. Sci. 7 : 222-234 ; Remarks on terms of relationship,
ibidem, 181-184; Notes on Algonquian Languages, Internat. J. American
Linguistics, 1:50-57; (1918) Notes on Peoria folk-lore and mythology, J.
Amer. Folk-lore, 30:493495; Editor of Publications of the American Eth.
nological Societiy, vol. 7, part 1: Ojibwa Texts by William Jones, pp. i-xxi,
501; (1919) A second archeological note, J. Washington Acad. Sci. 9:138;
Two proto-Algonquian phonetic shifts, ibidem : 333-334 ; Some general notes
on the Fox Indians, ibidem, 483-494, 521-528, 593-596; Rev. of Radin's
Genetic relationship of North American Indian languages, Amer. Journal
of Philology, 40:317-321; Editor of Publications of the American Ethno-
logical Society, vol. 7, part 2; Ojibwa texts by William Jones, pp. i-x,
777; (1920) Vocalic harmony in Fox, Amer. J. of Philology, 41: 181-183;
Notes on the linguistic affinities of Ardhamagahi Prakrit, ibidem:
265-274; Rev. of Swanton's Structural and lexical comparison of Tunica,
Chitimacha, and Atakapa languages, ibidem : 305 ; Rev. of Speck's Penobscot
transformer tales, ibidem: 305 et sq, ; (1921) The Owl Sacred Pack of the
Fox Indians, Bulletin 72, Bur. Amer. Ethnology, p. 84; Two phonetic shifts
occurring in many Algonquian languages, Internat. J. of American Linguistics,
1:300-304; Who were the Padonca? Amer. Anthropologist, N. S., 23: 101.
The Classification of American Languages, ibidem : 236, 237 ; Note on the
Hunting Territories of the Sauk and Fox, ibidem; 238, 239.

Member: American Anthropological Association; American
Ethnological Society (Fellow) ; American Folk-lore Society; In-
ternational Congress of Americanists; Anthropological Society of
Washington; American Philological Association; American Orien-
tal Society; Washington Academy of Science; American Associa-
tion for Advancement of Science (Fellow) ; Corresponding mem-
ber of the Societe des Americanister de Paris; Harvard Club of
Washington.



RECORDS OF THE CLASS 327

CHARLES GREEN MONTROSS

Born at New York, N. Y ., June 22, 1879. Parents: Horace, Sarah Virginia
(Newby) Montross. School: High School, Montclair, N. J.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Lucy Clara Yost, Montclair, N. J., Aug. 8, 1906. Child: Robert
Horace, Nov. 27, 1912.

Occupation : Teacher.

Address: (home) 487 Mountainview Ave., Orange, N. J.; (business) High
School of Commerce, 155 IFest 65th St., New York, N. Y.

THE desire which I expressed in my last report to breathe the
air of another clime has since then been twice fulfilled, which,
to my mind goes to prove the falsity of the old belief in a dead-
line at forty and the truth of the adage: "He can because he thinks
he can." Since I am only some forty-odd years young, I am still
going strong and am alert for fresh experiences. Though I have
often settled up, I haven't yet begun to think of settling down. My
motto it: "Where do we go from here?"

Back in 1917, when I wanted to enlist, Uncle Sam twice told me
to go 'way back and sit down, but I pointed out to him that a
matter of a few pounds more or less ought not to stand between
friends, whereupon in 1918 he threw up his hands and agreed to let
me join that man's army. The engagements in which I subsequently
took part, i. e., the charge of the Casuals at Blois, the skirmishes
at the Chaumont bridges (sometimes also African golf parties)
and the raid upon the trenches (stet! ) at Trier, have been overlooked
by careless chroniclers. Of course, I won the war, though I didn't
have anything to do with making America Vol-steadfast, in faith.
Since, however, I have no chance of convincing any one, I will refrain
from further argument.

After my return from Europe at the end of October, 1919, I
went back to my job as teacher of Spanish in the High School of
Commerce, New York City. Dissatisfaction with conditions, how-
ever, led me after a few months to resign and to accept a position
with the National City Bank, which institution, after putting me
through a course of training in foreign trade and foreign credit,
sent me down to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Here I put my reading
knowledge of Portuguese to practical use and soon began to ac-
quire fluency in speech as well as valuable information in regard
to the market. Four months after my arrival came the beginning
of the business depression and the restriction of credits. Knowl-
edge of foreign credits became a drug in the market. As the latest
comer, I was sent back to the United States, where, after a few
months in the main office, seeing how affairs were shaping them-



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selves, I resigned my position with the bank in order to take up again
my old job, this time under better conditions.

So here I am, the wiser and the richer in experience for my two
junkets east and south and looking forward to my next jaunt. Will
it be to Japan or to Chile? I vote for Chile.

My hobbies are gardening and hiking.

War Service: Served as 1st Lieutenant with General Staff, Mil-
itary Intelligence Div., from Sept. 10, 1918, to Oct. 29, 1919. Was
attached to War Dept., Washington, D. C, from Sept. 10 to Oct. 28,
1918; was Casual Officer, A. E. F., from Oct. 28 to Nov. 24, 1918;
was connected with General Headquarters, A. E. F., Radio Intelli-
gence Section, Chaumont, France, from Nov. 24, to Dec. 6, 1918;
served with Advance G. H. Q., Trier, Germany, as interpreter and
translator, civil affairs, from Dec. 6, 1918, to June 15, 1919, and
with Headquarters, Third Army, Coblenz, Germany, in same
capacity from June 15 to Aug. 1, 1919; was Kreis representative of
American Section, inter-allied Rhineland Commission, Pri'm (Eifel)
from Aug. 1 to 25, 1919; was connected with Headquarters, A. F. in
G., Coblenz, Germany, as interpreter and translator. Civil Affairs,
from Aug. 25 to Sept. 6, 1919. Held post of cryptographer. War
Dept., Washington, D. C, from Aug. 11 to Sept. 10, 1918. Raised
funds for Red Cross and sold Liberty Bonds from September, 1917
to July, 1918, while employed as a teacher in High School of
Commerce, New York City. Also served as a Corporal in New
Jersey State Militia Reserve, Co. A, Orange, N. J.

Member: Harvard Club, New Jersey; Corinthian Lodge, no.
57, F. A. M., Orange, N. J.; American Association of Teachers of
Spanish; High School Teachers' Association, N. Y. City; Captain,
Officers' Reserve Corps.

LANDON CLARENCE MOORE

Born at Cincinnati, O., March 10, 1875. Parents: William Thomas, Mary
{Bishop) Moore. School: University College School, London, England.

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Effie Sears, Whitewright, Tex., April 24, 1907. Child: Mary, Nov.
7, 1914.

Occupation : Analytical and consulting chemist.

Address: (home) 3518 Armstrong Ave., Dallas, Texas.; (business) 1713
Young St., Dallas, Tex.

IMMEDIATELY after graduating I entered the employ of the
Procter & Gamble Company, Ivorydale, Ohio, as assistant chem-
ist. Soon after I was promoted to research chemist and assistant



RECORDS OF THE CLASS 329

superintendent of their cotton oil refinery. In July, 1903, I went to
Greenville, Texas, as chief chemist of the Texas Refining Company.
I remained in Greenville until the Summer of 1907, when I moved
to Dallas, Texas. At the latter town I opened a small commercial
chemical laboratory, which has grown each year until now it is one
of the largest and best equipped commercial laboratories in the
South. In 1916 I built my own laboratory building which is one
of the very few owned by chemists in the United States. I am
consulting chemist for over two hundred and fifty corporations.
For three and a half years beginning in 1908 I was City Chemist of
Dallas, spending most of my time in prosecuting violators of the
Pure Food and Drug Act; I obtained one hundred and thirty one
convictions out of a total of one hundred and forty one cases tried.
I am also president of the International Chemical Company, Dallas,
Texas, which owns a patent process invented by myself for taking
paint off of automobiles, etc., in a very short time and at a very
small cost. I am also vice-president of the Dallas Poultry Farm,
one of the largest poultry farms in the country.

My hobby is raising Ancona chickens. I have won nine silver
loving cups and over three hundred blue ribbons at the various
shows throughout the country on birds raised in my back yard.

I have been president of the National Newsboys Club of Dallas;
chairman of the Boys' Work Committee of the Men and Religion
Forward Work Movement; president of the Dallas Council of Sun-
day School Superintendents ; secretary of the Law and Order League
of the City of Dallas. I have taken quite a prominent part in
nearly all activities for civic righteousness in the City of Dallas.

Although I volunteered for war service I was detained at home on
account of the fact that my laboratory was doing about ninety per
cent, war work which was considered essential to the winning of the
war.

Member: American Chemical Society, Chemists' Club, New
York City; American Oil Chemists Society, Association of Harvard
Chemists; Texas Cottonseed Crushers Association; Interstate Cot-
tonseed Crushers Association; The American Society for Testing
Material; Lakewood Country Club; Glen-Haven Country Club; Dal-
las Kiwanis Club (director).



CHARLES LEO MORAN

Born at Boston, Mass., Aug. 5, 1879. Parents: John Brennan, Mary Louise

(Smith) Moran. School: Boston Latin School, Boston, Mass.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. 1905.



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Unmarried.

Occupation : Retired.

Address: 168 Allston St., Allston, Mass.

RECEIVED my degree of M. D., Harvard Medical School, 1905;
served as interne, Boston City Hospital, 1905-7; enlisted in
Medical Corps, U. S. N., Feb. 10, 1908.

War Service: Was on sea duty on U.S.S. Baltimore from
February, 1915, to August, 1917; from October, 1917, to July,
1918, was on sick leave; from July 1918, to March, 1919, was on
duty at Naval Dispensary, Navy Yard, Portsmouth, N. H. Held
rank of Lieutenant, j. g., from Feb. 10, 1908, until May 23, 1917,
when I was promoted to rank of Lieutenant Commander. On
March 25, 1919, was relieved from active duty, and placed on the
retired list.

Member: Massachusetts Medical Society; American Medical
Society (honorary and active) ; The Association of Military Sur-
geons of the United States.

EDMUND MORRIS MORGAN, JR.

Born at Mineral Ridge, O., Nov. 11, 1878. Parents: Edmund Morris, Sarah
Ann (Davis) Morgan. School: Ray en School, Youngstown, 0.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.M. 1903; LL.B. 1905.

Married: Elsie Sears Smith, Duluth, Minn., April 26, 1911. Children: Ro-
berta Mary, Aug. 22, 1912; Edmund Sears, Jan. 17, 1916.

Occupation: Professor of Law.

Address: (home) 88 Cold Spring St., New Haven, Conn.; (business) Yale
University Law School, New Haven, Conn.

AFTER leaving College I entered the Law School and was gradu-
ated with the Class of 1905. I began practicing in Duluth,
Minn., with Coryate S. Wilson in October, 1905. In January, 1908,
I became his partner. From 1908 to 1910 I was assistant city at-
torney and part of the time acting city attorney of Duluth. I was
actively interested in the various problems of the community, and
had the time of my life as chairman of the Duluth Municipal Owner-
ship League. I was counsel for the Duluth Charter Commission,
when it framed the charter for the commission form of government
in Duluth. In the Fall of 1912, I became Professor of Law at the
University of Minnesota, and in the Spring of 1917, I accepted a
call to Yale, my work to begin in the Fall of 1917.

Our daughter, Roberta Mary, although now resident in New Ha-
ven and fairly overwhelmed with bulldogs, is an ardent and voci-
ferous supporter of Harvard. Our son, Edmund Sears, unlike his



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sister, has been, temporarily at least, won by the enemy and is a
vigorous rooter for Yale.

War Service: On September 22, 1917, I was commissioned a
Major in the Judge Advocate General's Officers Reserve Corp and
ordered to Washington for active duty. In November I received
orders for foreign duty, but some of the influential spies of the
enemy must have heard of it and have realized the consequences,
for the orders were countermanded just a few days before the date
set for sailing. Consequently, I fought the battle of Pennsylvania
Avenue, for twenty-one months, at the close of which I received a
discharge saying that I had rendered faithful domestic service — a
sort of certificate of competence as a butler or housemaid. During



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