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this period I was an assistant to the Judge Advocate General at
Washington and served successively in his office as Chief of the
War Laws Division, Chief of the War Risk Insurance Division,
Chief of the General Administration Division, Chairman of the
General Board of Review and acting chairman of the Special Clem-
ency Board. After the armistice I became an active and ardent
supporter of General Samuel T. Ansell in his fight for the reform of
military justice and rendered him as much aid as possible in his
struggle against General Crowder, Secretary Baker and their ad-
herents. Since my discharge I have been teaching at the Yale Law


Born at Richmond, Ind., March 2, 1879. Parents: Ellwood, Esther War-
rington {Hunt) Morris. School: Richmond High School, Richmond,
Ind.; Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind.

Degree: A.B. 1902 (1905).


Occupation: Teaching.

Address: English Dept., Mass. Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.

WORK as a private tutor in Cambridge gave opportunities
through lectures and readings for more mental enrichment
in Greek literature, Franch romantic literature, economics, history,
geology; and especially for the high privilege of knowing better
Professors Santayana, John Williams White, Taussig, and Dean

Work with young men, the study of international politics, and of
fine arts, are my avocations. My travels have been chiefly in con-
nection with professional work, in Japan, and in various parts of
this country. Residence in the Island Empire of the Far East has,


by contrast reenforced regard- for Howard's motto, and for the
traditions and practices of the English race. ♦

Experience in other institutions has given new reasons for ad-
miring Harvard, notably its method, its courtesy, its service to
the country, its traditions and ideals, as well as its scholarship.
The one who chiefly focuses my admiration and affection is
Dean Briggs.

War Service: Served with Headquarters Company, 17th In-
fantry, M.N.G, with First Corps Cadets, M.N.G. Am now active in
this organization.

Publications: Refinement in An Ancient Monument, "Granite,
Marble, and Bronze," Dec, 1914

Member: Victorian Club, Boston; British Naval and Military
Veterans Association of Mass. (associate member) ; Cosmopolitan
Club, Mass. Inst, of Tech., Salmagundi Club, New York.


Born at Braintree, Mass., Oct. 14, 1879. Parents: Robert Elmer, Sarah Rey-
nolds (Gregg) Morrison, School: Thayer Academy, Braintree, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Amy Gallagher, Boston, Mass., Nov. 16, 1911. Children: Sarah,
Sept. 16, 1912; Cornelia, April 2, 1915; Alva Jr., March 18, 1920.

Occupation: Investment bond dealer.

Address: (home) Cambridge, Mass.; (business) 35 Congress, St., Boston,

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]


Born at Mattapoisett, Mass., Jane 18, 1879. Parents: Charles Fessenden,
Ellen Mary (Holdrege) Morse. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.

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

Married: Esther Fisher Hallowell, West Medford, Mass., Aug. 8, 1907.
Child: Susan Hallowell, Sept. 12, 1911.

Occupation: Lawyer.

Address: (home) Weston, Mass.; (business) 60 State St., Boston, Mass.

SINCE graduating from the Law School, I have practised law in
Kansas City and Boston. The only break of any length was
during the war. In the Fall of 1919, after a short experience as
a volunteer cop and a member of the state troop, I had a chance
to see something of the inside of the Boston police strike as aide
to General Samuel D. Parker who was in command of the state


troops. I shall not forget in a hurry the successive stages in
Boston streets: in the beginning, the riots, smashed windows and
open crap games, then, the period of patrol by squads of nervous
state guardsmen armed with loaded Springfields (of ancient make)
and fixed bayonets, and finally the well-ordered streets guarded by
a comparatively small number of state guard sentinels who had
learned their job and had earned the respect of the street loafers.
To administer and handle successfully the large force of men sud-
denly thrown into the city was no small task, and one for which in
my opinion the police commissioner and the commander of the
state troops will always deserve the greatest credit. Since the
police strike I have practised law without interruption.

War Service: Attended the Second Officers' Training Camp
at Plattsburg and was commissioned Captain in the Infantry serv-
ice. I was ordered to duty successively at Camp Stanley, Texas,
Camp Hancock, Ga., and Camp Greene, N. C. Some of my assign-
ments were: duty with 3rd Motor Mechanics Regiment, in charge of
work of prisoners at Camp Greene, Adjutant of Recruit Camp,
Camp Greene, Company Commander, 810th Pioneer Infantry
(colored). Those of us who served in the line in this country
led dull lives compared to those who went abroad. We acquired
a good deal of health and picked up something from contact with
officers and enlisted men from all parts of the country. At any
rate it was all part of the game.

Member: Harvard Club of Boston; Bar Association, City of


Born at Urbava, O., Jan. 29, 1882. Parents: Thomas Freeman, Hannah Ap-
pleton iCranch) Moses. School: New Church School, Waltham, Mass.

Degrees: 5.5. 1902; LL.B. {George Washington) 1905; M.Pat.L. (ibid.) 1906.

Married: Emma Lee, Washington, D. C, June 29, 1905.

Occupation: Patent Lawyer.

Address: (home) Tarrytown, N. Y.; (business) Moses, Hammond, Morse &
Nolte, 165 Broadway, New York, N. Y.

IN the last class report the Secretary evidently did not approve
of my past; but substituted the biography of another and more
illustrious member of the class, so I have hesitated to reply to his
request for an account of my doings since leaving College. How-
ever, as I really have nothing to conceal, I will make another at-
tempt to get the true but brief facts before the members of the class.
Immediately after leaving College I entered the United States
Patent Office as assistant examiner. In 1907 I left the Patent Office


and have been practicing Patent Law in New York ever since, with
the exception of a few months spent in similar work in Buffalo.
Nothing very exciting happened to me until the "Temporary New
York Committee of the Class of 1902" came into being. Since
that time things have considerably livened up in this part of the
world. My principal diversion is golf.

Member: Harvard Club, New York; Sleepy Hollow Country
Club; Society of Automotive Engineers.


Born at Boston, Mass., Nov. 21, 1879. Parents: Thomas, Eleanor (fFarren)
Motley. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Harriet Sayles Jaques, Chestnut Hill, Mass., June 14, 1913. Chil.
dren: Edward, Jr., March 22, 1914; Thomas, Oct. 2, 1915; Herbert
Jaques, Sept. 7, 1917; Joan, May 18, 1921.

Occupation: Note broker.

Address: {home) Nahant, Mass., and 413 Beacon St., Boston, Mass.; (bus-
iness) 33 Congress St., Boston, Mass.

IN September, 1901, I went to work with Curtis & Sanger, bankers
and brokers, of Boston, in their commercial paper department.
In the Fall of 1902 I coached the freshman foot-ball team, class
of 1906.

Am now a member of the firm of Curtis & Sanger, devoting my
time chiefly to the commercial paper business.

Riding and shooting are my chief diversions outside of business
hours. Mine are just good healthy children, as yet too young for
any especial comment.

War Service: Served as civilian aid in Navy Intelligence De-
partment. Was a member of Trades Committee, Boston Liberty
Loan Committee, on all loans. Enlisted as a private in 1st Motor
Corps, M.S.G., Sept. 17, 1918. Had three months service during
the Boston police strike in the autumn of 1919, chiefly on trafi&c
duty. Was discharged Sept. 17, 1920.

Member: Somerset Club, Boston; Nahant Club, Nahant, Mass.;
The Country Club, Brookline, Mass; Harvard Club of New York.


Born at Boston, Mass., Nov. 21, 1879. Parents: Thomas, Eleanor {Warren)

Motley. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1904.


Married: Nancy Elizabeth Barton, Worcester, Mass., Jan. 12, 1918. Chil-
dren: Nancy Elizabeth, Dec. 27, 1918; Eleanor, Feb. 3, 1921.
Occupation : Lawyer.
Address: {home) Nahant, Mass.; (business) 53 State St., Boston, Mass.

r[E life of a busy practicing lawyer is not often exciting or ad-
venturous, nor does it lend itself to autobiography of a type
likely to prove entertaining to one's classmates. Mine has not been
an exception. On leaving College I went through the law school
and commenced practicing law with the firm of Storey Thorndike,
Palmer & Thayer (now Storey Thorndike Palmer & Dodge), in
July, 1904. I have remained with that firm ever since, becoming
a partner in January 1911. Until the beginning of the war my
occupations were not very different from those of many other nor-
mal, unattached persons, fond of riding, shooting, boat-racing, and
other out of door sports, all of which I pursued with more or less
enthusiasim. Then came the war which, during the period of my
active service, entirely put an end to my accustomed occupations,
to which I did not return until after the armistice. And then
only to find that the enemies of our country had imposed prohi-
bition upon us. May they slowly but surely die of thirst!

War Service: After attending the Business Men's Training
Camps at Plattsburg, in 1915 and 1916, I was commissioned Cap-
tain, Quartermaster Reserve Corps,, Nov. 20, 1916. Was ordered
to active service and reported for duty Aug. 9, 1917, at Headquar-
ters, Northeastern Department, Boston, Mass., as assistant to Dept.
Q.M. Was assigned to finance division. On Jan. 20, 1918, I re-
ported for duty with the War Credits Board at Washington, D. C.
In February, 1918, I became chief legal advisor War Credits Board.
Commissioned Major, Q.M.C., Aug. 12, 1918. Discharged Nov.
30, 1918. At present I hold commission of Major, Q.M.R.C.

Member: Somerset Club, Boston; The Country Club, Brookline;
The New Riding Club; The Nahant Club; The Harvard Club of
New York; Boston Bar Association.


Born at Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 22, 1880. Parents: Edward Hallam, Mary

Lovering (Rumsey) Movius. School: Nichols School, Buffalo, N. Y.;

Hill School, Pottstown, Pa.
Degree: AS. 1902.
Married: Alice Lee West, Boston, Mass., Dec. 11, 1906. Children: Hallem

Leonard, Jr., Nov. 28, 1907; George, July I, 1909; Rose, July 1, 1909.
Occupation: Landscape Architect.
Address: (home) Millis, Mass.; (business) 8 Winter St., Boston, Mass.,

331 Madison Ave., New York.


AFTER graduation I took the course in landscape architecture
at Cambridge, and after traveling abroad, in 1906 I took up
the practice of that profession which I have continued independ-
ently ever since,

I have in addition interested myself in dairy and apple farming,
hounds, hunting and sport in general. My travels have been more
or less continuous in the East on business, with no special pilgrim-
ages except to Europe in 1902, 1906, and 1918, and to California
professionally in 1921.

My civic activities have been confined to a certain amount of
public work, committees, etc., in connection with my profession,
but I have not yet gone into print except for a few technical maga-
zine articles, reports, etc.

War Service: Enlisted as candidate for officer's commission on
Aug. 25, 1917, and was assigned to Plattsburg Barracks, where I
served until Nov. 27, 1917, being commissioned Captain, F.A. On
Dec. 15, 1917, I was assigned to 349th F.A., and served in this
capacity at Camp Dix, N. J., Ft. Sill, Okla., and from June, 1918,
to March, 1919, with A.E.F., in France. Was engagaed in opera-
tions in Marbache Sector from Sept. 1918, until the armistice;
and in 2d Army Offensive during November, 1918. Received
my discharge on March 19, 1919.

Member: Tennis and Racquet Club, Boston; Harvard Club of
New York; American and Boston Societies of Landscape Architects,
American Civic Association; Boston Society of Architects; etc.


Born at Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 15, 1880. Parents: John Emery Abbott,
Mary Augusta (Moore) Mulliken. School: Somerville Latin School,
Somerville, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Edith Jennie Otis, Medford, Mass., June 29, 1904. Children:
0^5 Emery, March 20, 1907; Mary Amelia, June 29, 1910; William Emery,
Jr., Feb. 12, 1916; Ruth Avis, Feb. 12, 1919.

Occupation: Coal dealer.

Address: {home) 61 Waltham St., Lexington, Mass.; (business) 445 Massa-
chusetts Ave., Lexington, Mass.

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Born at Cambridge, Mass., Oct. 22, 1878. Parents: David Patterson, Sarah
Abby (Turner^ Muzzey. School: Rindge Technical School, Cambridge,



Degree: is. 1898-1902.)

Occupation: Banker.

Address: {home) 973 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, Mass.; (business)
First National Bank, Boston, Mass.

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THE secretary has never been supplied with vital statistics, nor
was any response ever received to any of the class circulars.
Since the Fifth Report advice has been received from Myers'
sister that he was obliged to leave college on account of poor
health, and remained an invalid for the rest of his life. He died
Jan. 4, 1919, at Hartford, Conn.


Born at Rows, O., April 25, 1878. Parents: Francis Enoch, Allie S. (Hohen-
shil) Myers. School: Dummer Academy, South By field, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Alice Shilton Mould, Cheboygan, Mich., June 17, 1908. Children:
Marjorie Katharine, Oct. 12, 1910; Francis Enoch, 2d, July 26, 1914; Brooks
Mould, June 12, 1916 (died June 12, 1916) ; John Clement, Jr., Jan. 31,
1918; Everett Mould Aug. 29, 1921.

Occupation: Manufacturer of pumps, hay tools, and door hangers.

Address: (home) 910 Center St., Ashland, 0.; (business) The F. E. Meyers &
Bros. Co., Ashland, Ohio.

TO enumerate the events of a well spent score of years in the
space allotted and keep within the margin is a task beyond the
ability of any ordinary person — and I am most ordinary. To do
this and make it colorful would be more than I ever succeeded in
doing in English A. To write intimately just as if I were talking
to an interested friend means recalling incidences that are best for-
gotten. But, here goes for something in the order suggested.

During the first few years of my apprenticeship, after leaving
College, I was almost daily reminded of some great truth or prin-
ciple acquired by poring over my books while in College and
salted away in some deep recess of that vast storehouse of knowl-
edge — my brain. It was truly remarkable how often History lA,
Geology 4 and Fine Arts 3 served to help me as I unloaded pig iron,
rustled pumps or machined castings. Later, when I sat perched
upon a high stool or behind a large desk, tabulating production


statistics, making bold guesses regarding sales probabilities and
watching the clock, the old desk hump was restored to my back and
I was glad when my previous study of astronomy helped to ease my
weary brain while returning home late from some night class.
With my progress in the business I undertook salesmanship and,
of course, was forced to pick up my pack and travel. Then it was
that I discovered how the Latin and Greek, which I had supposed to
be dead, was still latent within me and oozed out at proper periods,
thus assisting me greatly in making business acquaintances who
later showered me with their orders and business.

As a side line I had been making a close study of eugenics, hav-
ing become more or less interested in it during my Freshman year,
so that, on a certain moonlight night and with the proper setting, I
proposed to the dearest little lady in the world and, God bless me,
was accepted. The impression that study had made upon me may
be seen readily by referring to the family Bible record given at the
head of this history. Not wishing to be loquacious and in order to
condense this narrative let me combine some of the subjects sug-
gested and say that my children are my hobbies and my hobbies are
my children.

Regarding my travels, I may say they have consisted for the
most part in short trips in the dead of the night, over cold floors,
with bare feet. On occasions my wife and I have taken a respite
from our regular duties and run away from our family long enough
to travel in our own and foreign countries for the purpose of catch-
ing our breath, regaining our strength and visiting friends and allies.
On these excursions we have always been interested in finding how
similar after all are the lives of all of us.

My political aspirations and activities have been limited, but
I could not side-step all of the honors thrust upon me and am even
now busily engaged in conducting a fly-swatting campaign which
has been pronounced to be the most telling accomplishment at-
tempted in this vicinity during any administration — Republican,
Democratic or Prohibition.

Were I to take advantage of the opportunity to relate the many
things in general that I have to say I should surely be relegated to
the class of delinquents and you tell me I am almost there now, so let
us pass up that subject. But now we have reached the one subject
upon which I can expand — Literary Work. It would be impossible
for me to give you the titles, dates and names of my writings and
books. They are too numerous for that. I do want to say, how-
ever, that I sling a wicked pen. Many articles have appeared in
various forms including many publications, periodicals, pamphlets


and books. More than that they have all been exceedingly well
paid for — by myself or my firm. You see I am an advertising

One of my precepts as an advertising man is not to boost the
other fellow's business so I am not going to mention any of the
clubs, societies, churches, businesses or associations of which I
am a member or in which I lend a directing hand. Although a
poor artist, if space permitted, I could draw the symbols of a few
of these organizations or some of their branches or degrees which
could be quickly recognized; but I will rest by simply stating that
if any of my classmates should happen to be near my own home
town and will take the risk I shall make every effort to satisfy
their tastes in that line even though I am located many miles from
the border.


Born at St Louis, Mo., Oct. 15, 1869. Parents: James Fountaine, Mary
Ellen (Johnson) Nash. School: Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.

Degree: (c. 1898.1900.)

Married: Nana Roberta Lee, Andover, Mass., July 7, 1904.

Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: {home) 3211 West Ylth St., Los Angeles, Calif.; (business) 628-
629 Bryson Bldg., Los Angeles, Calif.

UPON leaving College (in 1900) I studied law at Boston Uni-
versity Law School for two and a half years. Left the East
in the winter of 1904 and after sojourning enroute, arrived in
Los Angeles, Calif, in March, 1905. I was admitted to the bar
in California, May, 1905, and from that time I have been constantly
engaged in active practice of the law. My practice has been of
general character, but principally in civil law.

My hobbies are books and gardening, when time will permit.
My travels have been always in the United States.

War Service: Was an associate member of Legal Advisory
Board of Los Angeles County, Cal. from Dec. 15, 1917, until
Nov. 11, 1918, in re: Military Selective Service Law.

Member: Harvard Club of Southern California; Bar Associa-
tion of California.


Born at Boston, Mass., July 7, 1879. Parents: Jacob Harris, Harriett
Newell (Burleigh) Niles. School: Kendall's School, Cambridge, Mass.;
and tutor.


Degree: (s. 1898-1899.)


Occupation: Real estate.

Address: (home) 6 Walnut Ave., Cambridge, Mass.; (business) 60 State
St., Boston, Mass.

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Born at Athens, Tenn., Sept. 14, 1879. Parents: William Markley, Lua

(Vaughn) Nixon. School: Emory College, Oxford, Ga.; Webb's

School, Bell Buckle, Tenn.
Degree: (c. 1900-01) ; Ph.B. (Emory) 1900.
Married: Emmy Rawson Johnson, Atlanta, Ga., June 17, 1902. Children:

Emmy Rawson, June 29, 1903; William Markley, June 17, 1907; Lua

Vaughn, Aug. 18, 1912.
Occupation: Manufacturer of Woolens.
Address: (home) 60 East l^th St., Atlanta, Ga.; (business) 100 Welk St.,

Atlanta, Ga.

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Born at Hamilton, Mass., Aug. 21, 1880. Parents: Caleb Jerome, Martha
Abbie (Dane) Norwood. School: Boston Latin School, Hildreth's
Classical School, Boston, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1905 (1906).

Married: Elizabeth Fessenden Gragg, Brookline, Mass., March 25, 1916.

Occupation: Lawyer.

Address: (home) 11 Hawes St., Brookline, Mass.; (business) 236 Hunting,
ton Ave., Boston, Mass.

WENT to Harvard Law School and then entered the practice
of Law, with politics as an avocation for about eight years.
Practised law with Hayes Williams and Baker in Boston for
a year, then alone for eleven years, and since Oct. 1, 1917, have
been general counsel for The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in
Boston, Mass. Have also taken some interest in banking, being
now president of the 1st National Bank of Ipswich, and director
in Mass. Trust Co. of Boston and Coolidge Corner Cooperative
Bank of Brookline.

Held offices selectman and other town offices in Town of Hamilton
for several years. Was Special Justice, 3rd District Court of
Essex County, for several years; held a seat in the House of Rep-
resentatives for two years, and in the Massachussetts Senate for
three years.


War Service: Helped with work in Legal Advisory Board,
Boston, at the Huntington Avenue office.

Member: American, Massachusetts, and Essex County Bar As-
sociations; John T. Heard Lodge A. F. & A. M. (Ipswich, Mass.) ;
Columbian Lodge A. F. & A. M. (Boston) ; Ipswich Royal Arch
Chapter; Boston Commandery K. T.


Born at Boston, Mass., April 11, 1878. Parents: David William, Hattie
Drew (Riley) Noyes. School: Hopkinson's School, Boston, Mass.

Degree: (5. 1898.1900.)

Married: Clara E. Bourn, Templeton, Mass., Dec. 20, 1912. Children:
Gordon August, Jr., Dec. 15, 1913; David William, Jan. 14, 1915; Bar.
bara Bourn, April 10, 1920.

Occupation: Manufacturer.

Address: Templeton, Mass.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]

War Service: Held rank of 1st Lieutenant, State Guard, from
July 9, 1917, to July 9, 1919.


Born at New London, Conn., June 29, 1880. Parents: Boutelle, Charlotte
Bleecker (Luce) Noyes. School: St. Mark's School, Southborough,

Degree: (c. 1898-1902.)


Occupation: Coffee planter.

Address: (home) Ponce, Porto Rico; (business) Box 645, Ponce, Porto

SHORTLY after leaving college I went to Porto Rico. After a
year of looking things over, and another in a bank gathering
some rudimentary business experience, I went into the business of
raising sugar cane for delivery to one of the large mills on the
south side of Porto Rico. This was before the Government Irriga-
tion System was installed, and what with expensive pumping for
irrigation, occasional dry years, and fluctuating prices for sugar,
every year did not show a credit balance. When the Democrats
came in I hastily got out of this business, fearing a drop in sugar,
and thereby saved myself some bad years before the war started
the prices up again. During this time I was first a director and
later president of the South P. R. Telephone Co., which operated
the lines on the southern side of the Island. In 1906 I purchased


a coffee plantation, and since then have been improving the prop-
erty which is at present going ahead in a satisfactory way. The
work is congenial, and, due to the height of the plantation above
sea-level and the continuous breezes, the climate is very agreeable.
In 1915 I was appointed by the Governor a member of the Board
of Managing Trustees of the Municipal Pier of Ponce, and being
re-appointed served a second term until my resignation in the

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