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I have also done a good deal of active work at two summer camps
for undernourished children and at the present time am physician
in chief of Camp Hillcrest. I did a great deal of work in internal
medicine at the Syracuse Free Dispensary, but have not been in
attendance there for several years past.

War Service: Worked as member of team to raise funds for
Syracuse, N. Y,, War Chest. Was examining physician, Local
Draft Board No, 4, and member of Aviation Examining Board,
Syracuse, N. Y.

Publications: "Two Cases of Perforated Duodenal Ulcer";
"The Therapeutic Use of Alcohol"; "Report of Two Cases of
Pneumococcus Meningitis"; "Changing Tendencies in Disease";
"The Borderland between Medicine and Surgery in Relation to
Chronic Prostatitis"; "Psychotherapy in Everyday Practice"; "Al-
buminuria and Hematuria following the Administration of Hexa-
methylenamin"; "The Use of Antithyroidin in Exophthalmic
Goitre," "The Treatment of Cholera Infantum"; "The Cardiac
Sequelae of Tonsillar Infection"; "Hereditary Arteriosclerosis and



Born at Syracuse, N. Y ., June 25, 1880. Parents: Stephen Augustus, Han-
nah Maria {Drake) Wiswell. School: High School, Melrose, Mass.

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Louise B. Moore, Hagerstown, Md., Aug. 15, 1920. Child:
Stephen, Sept. 9, 1921.

Occupation: Manager, Alba Marl Lime Co.

Address: P. 0. Box 207 Charlestown, Jefferson Co., W. Va.

HELD down various jobs as assayer, engineer, and superintend-
ent of mines, from New York State to Alaska, including
Utah and Arizona, in my travels. Then I went to Missouri and
spent a number of years extracting lead and zinc at numerous mines,
most of which were not much good; and trying to extract a little
gold for myself. For a while I tried the shoe business, but soon
decided that I liked mining better and went back to the game manag-
ing a pyrites mine in South Carolina. Left there to go into the
Army, Engineers Corps. After discharge from the Army I started
up my present business of producing lime marl which is used for
agricultural purposes. This business, combining engineering and
business, looks as if it would occupy my time for some years.

Golf, bridge, and books are my chief interests outside of busi-
ness. I have visited every state in the Union, also, Alaska, Mexico,
Cuba, and parts of Canada.

War Service: Entered the service of U. S. A. with rank of
Captain, Engineer Corps, and was assigned to Co. 6, E. 0. T. S.,
Camp Humphreys, Va. Graduated there Nov. 9, 1918. Ordered to
Camp Shelby, Miss., where assigned as C. 0. 364th Engr. Ser. Bn.
Transferred to Camp Humphreys, Va., Jan. 1, 1919; assigned as
C. 0. Co. A. 2nd Engr. Tr. Regt. Discharged Feb. 28, 1919. Com-
missioned Captain E. R. C, April, 1919.

Member: Society American Military Engineers; American


Born at Arlington, III., Aug. 23, 1876. Parents: William Henry, Jane
Losee (Tompkins) Wolfe. School: Illinois State Normal School,
Normal, III.

Degrees: A.B, 1902; A.M. 1903; Ph.D. 1905.

Married: Clara May Snell, Milled geville. III., Sept. 6, 1906.

Occupation: Teacher.

Address: (home) 909 West I8th St., Austin, Texas; (business) University of
Texas, Austin, Texas.


THE first two years I was a graduate student at Harvard and
resident at the South End House, Boston, as holder of the
South End House Fellowship. From 1902 to 1905, I taught Eng-
lish and history in the McKinley High School in St. Louis. In
1905 I was called to Oberlin College as associate professor of
economics and sociology, and stayed there, with rank of Professor
from 1907, until the Fall of 1914, when I trekked to Texas. Since
then have been professor of economics and sociology in the Uni-
versity of Texas. I have taught economics or sociology or both
in various universities in the Summers, — Harvard, 1910 and 1911,
Chicago, 1915, Colorado, 1919 and 1921, University of California,
Southern Branch, 1920, Cornell, 1922. The Summer of 1916 I
spent in research on population in the Library of the University
of California. The Summer of 1917, I spent in government work
in Washington, and from June, 1918 to January, 1919, I was with
the Emergency Fleet Corporation in Philadelphia.

My hobbies are trout fishing, mountain hiking, bird study,
collecting old books on economics and population. My travels
have been entirely domestic, except one trip down the St. Lawrence
and up the Saguenay. Have been in every state in the Union ex-
cept the northwestern states and Florida. I have been near enough
to Mexico, to see a considerable part of Chihuahua, but not being
interested in tequila or deserts I did not go over.

War Service: Held position as statistician, War Trade License
Board, Washington, during the Summer of 1917. Was head of
Investigation Service, Industrial Relations Division, Emergency
Fleet Corporation, Philadelphia, from June, 1918, to January, 1919.

Publications: Various articles as follows: "The Problem of
the Roomer," Charities and the Commons, Nov. 2 , 1907; "The Basis
of Social Conflict," American Journal of Sociology, March, 1908;
"The Places of the Social Sciences in College Education," Educa-
tional Review, June, 1909; "The Aim and Content of a College
Course in Elementary Economics," Journal of Political Economy,
Dec. 1909; "What Makes a College?" Popular Science Monthly,
Aug. 1911; "John R. Commons," Oberlin Alumni Magazine, Jan.
1912; "Reference Syllabus on the Labor Problem," Life and Labor,
April, 1912; "The Aim and Content of the Undergraduate Eco-
nomics Curriculum," Journal of Political Economy, Jan. 1913;
"Sourcebooks in Elementary Economics," ibid.. May, 1913; "Shall
We Have an Introductory Course in Social Science?" ibid., March,
1914; "Tests of College Efficiency," Educational Review, March,
1914; "Social Focus of College Studies," Religious Education,
April, 1914; "Can War be Done Away With?" Publications of the


American Sociological Society, 1916; "The Graduate School, Fac-
ulty Resp'onsibility, and the Training of University Teachers,"
School and Society, Sept. 16, 1916; "Economic Conditions and the
Birth Rate after the War," Journal of Political Economy, June,
1917; "Some Psychological Aspects of Industrial Reconstruction,"
Publications of the American Sociological Society, Vol. XIV. 1919;
Wartime Industrial Employment of women in the United States,"
Journal of Political Economy; Oct., 1919; "Intensive Industrial
Training under Government Auspices in War-time," ibid., Nov.
1919; "The Teaching of Economics Again," ibid., Nov. 1920;
"Savers' Surplus and the Interest Rate," Quarterly Journal of
Economics, Nov. 1920; "Industrial Psychology and Americani-
zation," Pacific Review, June, 1921; "The Motivation of Rad-
icalism," Psychological Review, July, 1921; "Emotion, Blame,
and the Scientific Attitude in Relation to Radical Leadership and
Method," International Journal of Ethics, Jan., 1922; pamphlets:
"Analytical Reference Syllabus on the Labor Problem and Social-,
ism," 1912; Social Problems, an Analytical Outline for Students,"
1911; books: "The Lodging House Problem in Boston," Harvard
University Press, 1906; "Readings in Social Problems," Ginn &
Co., 1916; "Works Committees and Joint Industrial Councils,"
Emergency Fleet Corporation, Philadelphia, 1919.

Member: American Economic Association, American Sociolog-
ical Society, American Association for Labor Legislation, American
Statistical Association, American Association of University Profes-
sors, American Birth Control League, Southwestern Political Science
Association, National Consumers' League, University and Town and
Gown Clubs, Austin, Tex.


Born at Fannettsburg, Pa., June 30, 1876. Parents: Daniel, Susan Arman-
tha (Shearer) Wolff. School: Dry Run Academy, Dry Run, Pa.

Degree: (c. 1898M900.)

Married: Erma Mary Dobbin, Geneseo, N.Y., Dec. 27, 1901. Children:
Thomas Dobbin, June 13, 1903; John Shearer, Jr., May 20, 1908.

Occupation: Minister.

Address: 9 Menlo PL, Rochester, N.Y.

WAS principal of a boys' academy at Shirleysburg, Pa., for two
years after leaving College. In the Fall of 1904 I entered
Auburn Theological Seminary, Auburn, N. Y. graduating in May,
1907. I became pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Ellicottville,
N. Y. and was there until January, 1911 when I became pastor of


the Presbyterian Church at Towanda, Pa. I was moderator of
Lackawanna Presbytery in 1913-14 and was for two successive years
commissioner to the General Assembly. In October, 1917 I came
to the Brick Presbyterian Church of Rochester, N. Y. as Director of
Men's Work. In April, 1920 was made executive minister of the
same church. My duties are not only executive but preaching and
teaching as well. Brick Church is one of the largest Protestant
Churches of America and carries on an institutional work not dup-
licated in any other church. In connection with the church we have
what is known as the Institute in which are one hundred rooms
for men only. The aim is to take care of young men who come
from outside communities and who need the nurturing of the
church. The Institute also has one of the finest equipments for
all physical and recreational activities, swimming pools, play rooms
and bowling alleys. In addition to my work as executive minister
of the church the heads of all the departments of the Institute head
up in me.

In closest relation with my profession, I am somewhat of a "bug"
on religious education, not only promoting, but assisting in bring-
ing back to its rightful place, the ethical and religious teachings
of the Bible. Am somewhat of a student in natural history. 1
hunt game of all kinds not for the sport of killing, but that of
studying, and have a fine collection of specimens.

My older son, Thomas Dobbin, is now a Freshman in the Uni-
versity of Rochester taking the pre-medical course and will com-
plete his work in Harvard. He is planning upon going to China
for the practice of medicine. The other boy John Shearer, Jr., is
a Freshman in West High School, Rochester, and when fully pre-
pared will enter Harvard.

I have travelled only in the United States and Canada.

War Service: From the beginning of the Great War in Europe
I saw the responsibility of America, and from the pulpit and on
almost all public occasions I urged action on our part. Belonged
to two organizations for the propagation of sentiment and action
against Germany and her allies. Sought enlistment at the outbreak
of the war but was refused admission because I was a little over the
age limit. Enlisted in Y. M. C. A. service on Jan. 1, 1918, and
served as Religious Secretary of hut No. 4 and later as Religious
Secretary of Camp Dix, N. J. Continued in this service until Sept.
1, 1918, when I was accepted as an enlisted Chaplain and assigned
to Camp Zachary Taylor for training. The armistice was signed
and on Dec. 5, 1918, I was sent home, along with countless other
disappointed men. During the period I also served as captain of


team on Red Cross and other agencies in raising funds, member of
Home Guard of Rochester, member Food Conservation Committee
in cooperating with the Government, and found great joy in the
"Four Miinute Work."

Member; Rochester Club, Masonic Bodies, Rotary Club, Roches-
ter; Religious Educational Association of America (Officer)
Historical Society of Western N. Y. ; Sons of American Revolution,
Sons of Veterans of Civil War.

^ i^enrp Duncan COooD

Born at New York. Parents: Henry Duncan Wood. School: Pomfret School.
Married: Effie Jeanes Saunders. Child: Henry Duncan, Jr.
Died at Frankford Arsenal, Phila., Pa., Oct. 25, 1918.

HE was unable to pass the physical examination in order to get
into active service, so failing this did munition work during
the war. It was in connection with this work at the Frankfort
Arsenal in Philadelphia that he was killed in an explosion. He
left a wife and one son, Henry Duncan, Jr. seventeen years of age.


Born at Brookline, Mass., Oct. 5, 1879. Parents: Charles Henry, Elizabeth
Lowell {Hancock) Wood. School: Hopkinsons School, Boston, Mass.

Degree: S.B. 1902.

Married: Emily Niles Lockwood, Lexington, Mass., June I, 1907. Chil-
dren: Henrietta Niles, March 31, 1908; William Barry, Jr., May 4y
1910; Charles Henry, 2nd, March 11, 1913.

Occupation: Cotton business.

Address: (home) 271 Adams Street, Milton, Mass.; (business) 18 Post
Office Sg., Boston, Mass.

AFTER graduation I entered the bank business, E. C. Stanwood
and Co., Boston, and found the business interesting, but not
very lucrative. In the Fall of 1904, I went into the cotton business
with E. A. Shaw & Co., Boston, where I have continued doing busi-
ness ever since.

I am very fond of golf, tennis, and squash rackets. I have taken
several extensive trips through the West and South on business.

Member; Exchange and Harvard Clubs, Boston; Milton Club,
Cohasset Golf Club, Scituate Yacht Club.



Born at Syracuse, N.Y., Oct. 19, 1876. Parents: Julius L., Anna Regina
(Bendes) Wose. School: Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.

Degrees: S.B. 1899 (1902); M.D. 1901.

Married : Mabel Ely Van de Worker, Syracuse, N. Y., Nov. 15, 1905. Chil-
dren: Helen Francis, April 20, 1907; Beatrice Ely, July 5, 1908;
Carolyn Elizabeth, Oct. 31, 1913.

Occupation: Physician.

Address : 404 Fayette Park, Syracuse, N. Y.

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Born at Syracuse, N. Y., Dec. 15, 1873. Parents: Frederick Louis, Mar.
garet (Tansend) Wose. School: Syracuse High School; Syracuse Uni-
versity, Syracuse, N. Y.

Degrees: (c. 1898-1900) ; LL.B. (Albany Law School) 1906.

Married: Harriet Reynolds, Petersburg, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1902.

Occupation: Lawyer and publisher.

Address: (home) Petersburg, N. Y.; (business) 25 Washington Ave., Al-
bany, N. Y.

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Member: Fort Orange, University, and Country Clubs, Albany;
Harvard and City Clubs; New York City.


Born at Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 26, 1879. Parents: John, Margaret (Cam.

eron) Wright. School: Central High School, Philadelphia, Pa.
Degree: (c. 1897-1899.)

Occupation: Court Stenographer.
Address: (home) 4616 Pulaski Ave., Philadelphia, Pa.; (business) 1437

Walnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.

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Born at Boston, Mass., July 23, 1878. Parents: Edmund Sand ford, Delia
(Capen) Young. School: Roxbury High School, Boston, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.M. (Wisconsin) 1908; Ph.D. (ibid.) 1912.

Married: Alma Louise Henry, Milwaukee, Wis., June 28, 1905. Child:
Herbert Henry, Feb. 24, 1907.


Occupation: Associate professor, Romance Languages.

Address: State University of Iowa, Iowa City, la.; (permanent) 112 Milton
Ave., Boston, Mass.

THE first few years after graduation were spent in teaching in
boys' preparatory schools in Missouri and Wisconsin, in ac-
quiring two graduate degrees at the University of Wisconsin, in
travel, in getting married and accustomed to that style of living.
Then about 1910 I "broke into" college and university work at
Vanderbilt University, and have felt much better ever since.

Some deny that teaching is a profession. It certainly is not
business. Probably it is only an occupation. Since 1910 or so
I have been occupied at Vanderbilt University, the University of
Wisconsin, Beloit College, and since 1918 at the University of
Iowa where I serve as first lieutenant to Stephen Bush, Harvard
'01. During his absence in Europe in 1918-19, and when he takes
parties on European trips in the summer, I have been in charge of
the department. In the summer session of 1919 I taught at Ohio
State University. My interests are largely in the practical prob-
lems of teaching, and in the training of teachers of French and

My son Herbert Henry is now in his second year in high school.
He will not be a scholar, neither will he disgrace me by "flunking."
He is an active, normal boy, keen on Boy Scout activities, and all
sorts of out of door sports. He is also handy with tools and says
he wants to be an auto mechanic. In 1911 I studied in France
and traveled in France and England. Before and since then I have
been about quite a bit in the middle and far west.

I have always tried to take a fair share of community duties.
At present I am a trustee of the local Congregational Church, and
chairman of a church committee dealing with relation of the church
to its university students. I have also taken part in local and
national professional associations. Just now I am chairman of the
Modern Language section of the Iowa state Teachers' Association,
and first vice-president of the Association of Modern Language
Teachers of the Middle West and South. I am also associate editor
for Romance Languages and Literatures on the Philological Quar-
terly, a new journal just established at the University of Iowa.

In general, I wish to voice my regret that my occupations al-
ways keep me away from Cambridge in June, and to go on record
as a teacher who likes his job and does not envy the bond salesman,
banker, wool dealer, or even the lawyer.

War Service: Was Director of French, Camp Grant, Rock-
ford, 111., during the Fall of 1917. Sold Liberty Bonds for second


and third loans, and sold War Savings Stamps in campaign for
sale of same in June, 1918. Was in charge of instruction in
French for S. A. T. C. at State University of Iowa during the Fall
term, 1918.

Publications: Balzac, La Recherche de TAbsolu, Oxford, 1914;
Sand, Le Marquis de Villemer, Oxford, 1917; Elementary French
Grammar, Iowa Printing Co., 1921; Merimee, Colomba, Merrill,
1922; Marriage Question in Modern French Drama, Univ. of Wis,
1915; Suggestions to H. S. Teachers of French and Spanish, Univ.
of Iowa Extension Publication, 1919; Numerous Univ. of Iowa
Weekly Service Bulletins, 1919-1922; Notes, Articles and Reviews
in Modern Language Journal, 1918-1922.

Member: Modern Language Association of America; Associa-
tion of Modern Language Teachers of Middle West and South; Iowa
State Teachers' Association; Phi Beta Kappa (Beta of Wisconsin) ;


Born at Salt Lake City, Utah, Feb. 2, 1874^. Parents: Seymour Bicknell,
Elizabeth (Riter) Young. School: High School, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Degrees: (c.1898-1899) ; 5.5. (Univ. Utah) 1895; A.M. (Columbia) 1910.

Married: Valeria Brinton, June 12, 1907. Children: Harriet Wollerton,
July 17, 1909; Jane Seymour, May 16, 1911; Eleanor Brinton.

Occupation : Teacher.

Address: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

THE first few years after leaving College I spent in teaching.
Became an instructor in history at the University of Utah. I
went abroad and spent three years in Germany, Austria, France, and
England, and had the opportunity of making a close study of eco-
nomic and social conditions in the Old World. I attended lectures
at the universities of Berlin, Strausburg, Zurich, and Brazil. After
taking my A.M. degree from Columbia in 1910, I returned to Utah
and was made professor of history at the University of Utah, and
now hold the chair of Western History at this institution.

I am interested in obtaining the stories of the pioneers of the
West. Many men and women still live who helped to settle the
Great Basin and to reclaim the country. I have collected some-
thing over four hundred stories of the lives of people who settled
the Far West before the building of the trans-continental railroad
was completed. I am offering courses at the University of Utah on
Utah History. The economic and social development of Utah under
Brigham Young's leadership is the title of my doctor's thesis for


Columbia University. It is now completed. As historian of the
local Harvard Club, I have collected a great many books on west-
ern history, which I am sending Harvard.

I have travelled over Europe for a period of three years. The
past ten years, I have travelled extensively in the United States, and
have conducted a number of scientific expeditions into the cliff ruins
of the Southwest.

Publications: "Biography of John R. Park," one of the early
day educators of Utah and the "father" of the University of Utah;
book, entitled "The Story of Utah" is now in the hands of the
Charles Scribner Co., for publication.

Member: American Historical Association, Academy of Political
and Social Science; American Archaeological Society, American
Indian Society, president of the Bonneville Club of Utah; and his-
torian of the Utah Society, Sons of American Revolution.


Born at St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 24, 1879. Parents: Frederick Eric, Elizabeth

Zelle. School: Stone's School, Boston, Mass.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. {Washington Univ.) 1906.
Married: Amelia Edith Maunder, St. Louis, Mo., Sept. 28, 1910. Children:

Florence Frances, Aug. 23, 1911; Edith Angel, Nov. 16, 1912; Robert

Amyx, June 6, 1918.
Occupation : Physician.
Address: 2829 North Grand Ave., St. Louis, Mo.

UPON my return from Harvard I entered the Washington Uni-
versity Medical School, graduating in 1908. Then entered the
City Female Hospital serving as junior and senior interne until
1908. Later declined the assistant superintendency of this institu-
tion. Since then my profession, that of the practice of medicine
and surgery, has taken up practically all of my time. The profes-
sion is a hard one, but one of the finest in the world. Within the
IcSt few years I have been connected with the St. Louis Mullamphy
Hospital as one of the chiefs of the surgical clinic.

My chief hobby is an afternoon at a baseball game. I can get
more joy, rest and recreation out of a good ball game than from
anything else; also enjoy other forms of athletics, and can still get a
real thrill out of a football game although it be not a Harvard-
Yale game. My travels outside of an occasional visit to the East
and Harvard, consists of two or three weeks each Summer spent in
the heart of the Ozarks along the Gasconade River, fishing and swim-


War Service : During the war. I devoted a great deal of my time
examining recruits for service, and operating on those that needed
an operation to fit them for service.

Member: St. Louis Medical School, Missouri State Medical
Association, American Medical Association, Harvard Club, St.



Born at Somerville, Mass., June 14, 1879. Parents: Lawrence, Mary
(Stapleton) Cotter. School: Somerville Latin School, Somerville, Mass.

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

Married: Louise Estes Carr, Boston, Mass., Sept. 10, 1913. Children:
Pauline Louise, July 12, 1914; Richard Joseph, Jr., Jan. 30, 1918.

Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: (home) 114 Irving St., Cambridge, Mass.; (business) 84 State
St., Boston, Mass.

AFTER leaving College I practiced law with Choate, Hall and
Stewart doing work principally for preparation of trials.
I continued this sort of work for six years, the last two years try-
ing some cases. In 1911 I went with Warner, Warner and Stack-
pole and tried cases principally. After a few years that firm
changed to Warner, Stackpole and Bradlee and I became a member.
I am now trying cases most of the time.

My hobbies are my two children. My travels consist in trips
to Boston, daily, and in the Summer to Duxbury. Once I went
to Chicago.

Member: Harvard Club of Boston, Union Boat Club.


Born at Amherst, N. S., Sept. 22, 1879. Parents: William Wallace,
Oressa {Lowe) George. School: High School, Newton, Mass.

Degree: (s. 1898-1900.)

Married: Demetria Simmons, Newton, Mass., June 3, 1907. Children:
Mary Elizabeth, Nov. 21, 1908; Harry Allan, Jr., Oct. 12, 1913.

Occupation: Engineer.

Address: (home) 69 Laurel St., Melrose, Mass.; (business) 156 Sixth St.,
Cambridge, Mass.

AFTER leaving college I was for a few months with the Massa-
chusetts State Board of Health, then because of the attrac-
tion (?) of a raise from $50 a month to $62.50 was induced


to join the Metropolitan Water Works and helped install the first
Venturi water meter used to measure Metropolitan Boston water

In 1904 I went with The American Agriculture Chemical Co. as
a draftsman, and after a time was made assistant engineer of the

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