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health, retired from this business, which kept me most of the time
indoors, and invested in real estate around Boston, and in orange
and grapefruit groves in Southern Florida, which I generally
visit once each winter.

Motoring, baseball, and hockey, are my recreations, and my
travels have been confined chiefly to trips to Florida and Cuba.

Was on the jury for Middlesex County for three months some
six or seven years ago, and am on the jury at present time in

War Service: Served on examining board at Plymouth, Mass.,
during winter of 1917-1918. Was registered but not called to act-
ing service. Worked for a year, without pay, at Red Cross head-
quarters on Washington Street, Boston, shipping bandages, etc.,
overseas, and to hospitals in this country.

Member: Engineers Club of Boston; Old Colony Club of
Plymouth, Mass.; Fruit Growers Association of Southern Florida;
Owls Club, Florida.


Born at Cincinnati, 0., Aug. 13, 1880. Parents: Samuel, Hattie (Living-
ston) Bing. School: Franklin School, Cincinnati, O.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Clara Newburger, Cincinnati, O., Feb. 10, 1908. Children:
Nell Harriet, July 1, 1909; Lawrence Livingston, Jr., May 15, 1913.

Occupation: Manufacturer of clothing.

Address: {home) 780 Clinton Springs Ave., Avondale, Cincinnati, 0.;
{business) Sth & Sycamore Sts, Cincinnati, O.

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Born at Newport, R. I., May 10, 1878. Parents: William Hunter, Sarah
(King) 'Birckhead. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902 (1903); B.D. (Episc. Theol. Sch., Camb.) 1907.

Married: Frances Johnston Ward, Aug. 15, 1917. Children: Olivia, May
29, 1918; Sarah, July 22, 1919.

Occupation: Assistant head master.

Address: (business) Montgomery School, Wynnewood, Pa., (permanent)
Newport, R. I.

FROM September, 1915 to May, 1916, I was assistant at Grace
Church, New York City.

In May, 1916, I joined the service of the American Ambulance
and, for six months, was with the French Army. From June to
October we were mostly at the Front and did good service. I
returned to this country in November, 1916, and shortly after
joined the staff of St. Paul's Cathedral, Boston, Mlass. Soon after
my marriage in August, 1917, I became a master at Montgomery
School, Wynnewood, Pa., later, assistant head master. I remained
there until June, 1921, when I came to the Chicago Latin School.
At present, I am expecting to return to Montgomery School, as
assistant head master.

War Service: In French Army, American Ambulance, from
May to November, 1916; was in section 8 of that service.


Born at New York, N. Y., March 2, 1881. Parents: Samuel Phillips, Julia
(Cl<irk) Blagden. School: Groton School, Groton, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Mary Hopkins, Williamstown, Mass., October 7, 1911 (died August
13, 1912) ; Merina Esther McLeod, Babylon, Long Island, N. Y., March
23, 1918. Child: Crawford, Jr., June 29, 1912.

Address: 19 West I6th St., New York, N. Y.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]

War Service: Attended Officers' Training Camps at Platts-
burg in August, 1915, August 1916, and from May to August,
1917. Was Commissioned Captain of Infantry, 0. R. C, August
15, 1917, and Major of Infantry, U. S. A., Oct. 3, 1918. Took
part in Aisne Marne Defensive July 18 to Aug. 6, 1918; OiseAisne
Offensive Aug. 18 to Sept. 20, 1918; MeuseArgonne Offensive,
Sept. 26 to Oct. 10, 1918. Was wounded on Sept. 10, 1918, and
again on Oct. 10, 1918. Held post of Commanding Officer, Com-
pany A, 307th Infantry, Sept. 3, 1917, to Sept. 3, 1918, of Second


Battalion, 307th Infantry, Sept. 3 to Oct. 10, 1918, and of Third
Battalion, 307th Infantry, Sept. 28 to Oct. 10, 1918. Evacuated
wounded on Oct. 10, 1918. Returned to duty Jan. 5, 1919, and
resumed post as Commanding officer. Third Battalion, 307th In-
fantry, Jan. 5 to March 3, 1919. Was Bathing and Delousing
Officer in charge of Ballou and Conlie Areas, Le Mans Embark-
ation Centre, March 5 to Sept. 15, 1919. My Overseas service
covered the period between April 7, 1918, and Oct. 15, 1919. Was
discharged on Oct. 28, 1919, and commissioned Major of Infantry,
0. R. C, Feb. 3, 1920.

•i^ Eoftett ^terlmg IBIair

Born at Troy, N. Y., Feb. 27, 1877. Parents: Albert Lydon, Mary Milli-
cent {Brown) Blair. School: F rye's Preparatory School, Boston, Mass.
Degree: (c. 1899-1902.)
Died at Brooklyn, N. Y., Jan. 1, 1911.

ROBERT STERLING BLAIR was the only son of Mr. and Mrs.
A. L. Blair of Brooklyn, and was born in 1877 at Troy, N. Y.
He died January 1, 1911. Most of his preparatory education
was received from his mother, and he also attended Frye's Prepara-
tory School in Boston. He was four years at Harvard, finishing
in 1902, and then worked on the Boston Transcript for a year or
more. In 1904 he accepted the position of junior editor of the
Christian Herald, published in New York, and since that time had
resided in Brooklyn. He was highly esteemed by his superiors
and associates on the Christian Herald, with which paper he had
been successfully connected since 1904. He had made rapid
progress in his work, and though young, had already established
a reputation as a writer, with every prospect of promotion and
literary popularity ahead of him. He had written several maga-
zine articles, and at the time of his death had a novel about three-
quarters finished. He was interested in many of the charitable
enterprises connected with his paper and was secretary of the
children's fresh air home, known as Mont Lawn, at Nyack-on-the-
Hudson, and was also a member of the Sons of the American
Revolution. He was interested in the history of medieval times
and a great student, having read pretty much all that was written
on that subject, which information he had at his tongue's end
ready for instant use in writing or conversation. He had made
a very considerable collection of medieval weapons, to which he


was constantly adding. Mr. Blair was a young man of many
amiable and attractive traits and characteristics, and his untimely
death cut off a career of exceptional promise. He was ill only a
short time, first suffering from a cold, complications later de-
veloping. His death was a great blow to his parents, his mother
having been prostrated and unable to accompany the father with the
remains to the family home and burial plot in Madison. On his
mother's side he was a descendant of Governor William Bradford;
on his father's side, of Elder William Brewster, both of Plymouth
Colony fame. On his father's side he was also a descendant of
John Erskine, Earl of Marr, of Scotland, who lived in the early
part of the eighteenth century. Robert Sterling Blair was a mem-
ber of the Empire State Society.


Born at Boston, Mass., Oct. 2, 1879. Parents: George Baty, Sara Putnam

(Lowell) Blake. School: Noble and Greenough's School, Boston, Mass.
Degree: A.B. 1902.
Married: Helen Choate Prince, Noirmoutier, France, Aug. 4, 1908 (died

April 11, 1909) ; Anne Berkeley Lindsay, York, Me., Aug. 7, 1911.

Children: Francis Stanton, 2d, May 11, 1912; Anne, July 1, 1917.
Occupation: Banker and Broker.
Address: (home) 37 Beacon St., Boston, Mass.; (business) 111 Devonshire

St., Boston, Mass.

WHEN I left college I meant to become a doctor, and entered
Harvard Medical School. After I had been there only a
few weeks I was struck in the eye by a ball while playing racquets.
This blow destroyed almost all the sight of one eye and the oculist
warned me that I must give up the study of medicine. I there-
fore went into the ofiice of Blake Brothers & Co., and there I still
am. When Lawrence Lowell became president of Harvard, I
went out there at his request, and spent about half my time for
eighteen months trying to organize the business and accounting of
the University.

I have been particularly interested in two charities, the Chil-
dren's Hospital and the Family Welfare Society, and am on the
directorate of each. I am fond of various kinds of sport, play-
ing golf, lawn and court tennis, all poorly, and go brush shoot-
ing whenever I get a chance. I also played polo for fifteen years,
giving it up in 1915. Have traveled a good deal for pleasure,
chieHy in France and England.

When I was in college I enlisted in the First Corps of Cadets,


February, 1900. I stayed in it till the autumn of 1907, when I
was chosen to command the newly organized Troop B, First Squad-
ron Cavalry M. V. M. I commanded this troop until 1913 when I
resigned. I went to the Plattsburg camp of 1915.

War Service: When the United States entered the World
War, I tried hard to get a commission in the line both directly and
through the medium of one of the training camps, but my defective
right eye prevented my succeeding. I finally was offered, and
accepted, an appointment as Major to inspect various units in the
Students' Army Training Corps. The law required that I should
be inducted into the service before I could receive the commission.
Therefore, on November, 1918, I became a private in the U. S.
Engineers, unassigned. On November 11 came the armistice and
all commissions were stopped. On November 15, 1918, therefore,
I was discharged for the "convenience of the government." While
waiting and trying for a commission in the army, I entered the
State Guard of Massachusetts, serving first as Major, on the staff
of its commander and later as Lieutenant-Colonel of the 10th
Regiment of Infantry.

Member: Myopia Hunt, Brookline Country, Tennis and Rac-
quet, and Somerset Clubs; Knickerbocker Club, New York.


Born at New York, N. Y., Feb. 9, 1878. Parents: Thomas Edward, Jennie

(Briggs) Bhkely. School: Berkeley School, New York, N. Y.
Degree: (c. 1898-1900.)
Married: Amandita Dolores Rivera, St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 4, 1902. Child:

Rosita, Nov. 6, 1912.
Occupation: General Superintendent.
Address: (home) 530 Astor St., Milwaukee, Wis.; (business) do Worth-

ington Pump and Machinery Corpn; Cudahy, Wis.; (permanent) South

CascQ, Me.

IN 1901 I entered the employ of the Woods Motor Vehicle Co.,
of New York, where I was placed in the storage battery depart-
ment. In 1902 I opened in New York a garage of my own with
a branch at Newport, R. I., a business which I lost in 1903 through
a dishonest partner. I then spent a year as chauffeur for E. E.
Smathers, touring abroad and in this country. On my return
I opened a garage at Beverly, Mass., giving this up to become a
designer of automobiles for the Haynes Automobile Co., at Ko-
komo, Ind. In 1907 I became superintendent of the Ardsley Motor
Car Co., Yonkers, N. Y., and in 1908 superintendent of the testing


departments of the Daimler Mfg. Co., Steinway, L. I. I also de-
signed and drove a racing car for them at Ormond Beach, Fla.,
where I won six cups and a speed medal. During 1909 I was in-
specting engineer at the Electrical Vehicle Co., Hartford, Conn.
I next taught physical training for a year at the De Witt Clinton
High School, New York, and gave an evening course in gas engine
practice at the Y. M. C. A. In 1911 I was field expert and foreman
of the repair department for the International Harvester Co. of Mil-
waukee. From 1912 to 1913 I was advisory engineer for Sears,
Roebuck & Co., Chicago, 111,, and factory superintendent for same
firm at Sparta, Mich. I then resigned my position with them to
take over the management of the Lyons Machine and Mfg. Co., at
Muskegon, Mich. I stayed there as general manager in 1914 and
1915. Late in 1915 I went back to Sears, Roebuck & Co., as ad-
visory engineer, where I stayed until October, 1920. I then re-
signed to accept position as general superintendent of the Gas
Engine Plant of the Worthington Pump & Machinery Corp., at
Cudahy, Wis., where I am at present located.

Although my education at school and college was entirely of an
academic character, I have since leaving college been identified
with engineering or mechanical enterprises because my natural
bent is in that direction. What engineering knowledge I possess
has been acquired through practice, but without my previous educa-
tion I could not have accomplished what little I have.

My chief hobby is speed boats. I bought some airplane motors
from the Government, and at present have one of these motors,
a Curtis 250 HP, installed in a twenty foot single step hydroplane,
which is capable of making over sixty miles per hour. Last
summer I took part in practically all the big regattas in the Mid-
dle West, and although I was unfortunate enough to sink my boat
three times still I had lots of sport, and won a few prizes. I have
tried to make a real chum of my daughter as I think girls who are
brought up this way are apt to make better women through their
understanding of men. She has been taught dancing for several
years, and for a child is rather exceptional at it. I have taught
her bag punching and boxing, and think this has helped very
materially in developing her physically.

Member: Milwaukee and South Shore Yacht Clubs; Society
Automotive Engineers; Royal Arch Masons No. 106.



Born, at Newport, R. I., Sept. 14, 1880. Parents: John Adams, Laura

Smith (Dove) Blanchard. School: St. Mark's School, Southborough,

Degree: A.B. 1902.
Married: Elinor Whitney, Boston, Mass., May 23, 1904. Children:

Rosamond, Aug. 10, 1905; John Adams, 2d, Jan. 14, 1909; Hope, Jan. 12,

Occupation: Note broker.
Address: (home) Nahant, Mass.; (business) 15 Congress St., Boston, Mass.;

(permanent) 204 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Mass.

RECEIVED leave of absence from college in my senior year,
in April, 1902. Went to work in the office of Kidder, Peabody
& Co., Boston. I left their employ after two or three years, and
entered that of W. 0. Gay & Co., commercial paper brokers. I
became a partner in this firm in 1911, and have remained with it
up to the present time.

My civic service consists of service as a member of Town of
Nahant Warrant Committee.

War Service: Worked as team captain in Red Cross and Y.
M. C. A. drives and as district chairman on precinct committee
in the financial district in Boston during the Liberty Loan drives.
Was a member of Public Safety Committee and Liberty Loan
Committee in Nahant, Mass. Enlisted in First Motor Corps, M.
S. G., in September, 1918.

Member: Somerset and Tennis and Racquet Clubs, Myopia
Hunt Club; Nahant Club; Harvard Clubs, Boston and New York.


Born at Baltimore, Md., March 31, 1880. Parents: John Randolph, Maria
(Harden) Bland. School: Marstons University School, Baltimore, Md.

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

Married: Mary Lillian Paul, Rosemont, Pa., Oct. 25, 1905. Children:
John Randolph, 2d, Aug. 7, 1907; Richard Howard, Jr., May 24, 1910;
Frank Paul, April 19, 1912.

Occupation: Vice President and Secretary, United States Fidelity & Guar-
anty Co.

Address: (home) Catonsville, Md.; (business) U. S. Fidelity and Guaranty
Building, Baltimore, Md.

PRACTICED Law for ten years after leaving the Law School as
a member of the firm of Bartlett, Poe, Claggett & Bland,
Baltimore, Md. In the Fall of 1915 I accepted the position of


vice-president and secretary of the U. S. Fidelity & Guaranty Co.,
of Baltimore.

My chief recreations during this period have been tennis and
golf; the latter game however, has never been successfully mastered.
Have traveled at different times over practically the entire United
States and Canada.

Serve as a director of the Merchants and Manufacturers Asso-
ciation of Baltimore, the leading trade and civic organization of
the community.

War Service: Was member of Local Exemption Board, Balti-
more Co., Md.

Member: Harvard Clubs of New York and Maryland; Mer-
chants, Baltimore, Rolling Road Golf and Bachelors Cotillion Clubs.


Born at Boston, Mass., June 9, 1881. Parents: William Elbridge, Mary
Bangs (Bryant) Boardman. School: Boston Latin School, Boston,

Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. 1905.


Occupation: Physician.

Address: 388 Marlborough St., Boston, Mass.

EXCEPT for a couple of years interruption caused by service in
the war, I have been practicing medicine in Boston since I
finished my preparatory studies in 1908, specializing in derma-
tology. Have been on the staff of the Boston City Hospital for
several years, and have been teaching in the Tufts Medical School.

War Service: On March 17, 1917, I was commissioned 1st
Lieutenant, Medical Section, Reserve Corps, U. S. Army; was as-
signed to Medical Officers' Training Camp, Ft. Benjamin Harrison,
Ind., on June 9, 1917, and served there until Aug. 22, 1917. On
Aug. 5, 1917 received my Captain's commission. Was assigned
to Base Hospital, Camp Shelby, Miss., on Aug. 24, 1917, and re-
mained there until the date of my discharge, April 2, 1919.

Publications: Have contributed a few articles to current
medical journals.

Member: Harvard Club of Boston.


Born at Boston, Mass., July 28, 1880. Parents: Alonzo, Maria Adelaide
(Stodder) Boothby. School: Hopkinson's School, Boston, Mass.


Degrees: A.B. 1902; M.D. 1906; A.M. 1907.

Married: Grace Forrester Stanley, Boston, Mass., June 11, 1903. Children:

Gertrude, Oct. 28, 1906; Nancy, July 2, 1911.
Occupation : Physician.
Address: Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minn.

AFTER leaving college I entered the medical school, receiving
an M.D. in 1906, and an A.M. in 1907. My interneship was at
the Boston City Hospital on the III Surgical Service (Dr. Watson,
chief). For a short period I was Dr. Cotton's assistant. On the
opening of the Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in affiliation with the
Harvard Medical School I was appointed as Supervisor of Anaes-
thesia, and given a research laboratory by Professor Gushing. My
intention was to advance in the surgical line by doing research
work; my investigations, however, which were at first anaesthesia
and later respiration and metabolism, attracted the attention of
Dr. H. S. Plummer at the Mayo Clinic. As a result I was offered
the opportunity to establish a Metabolism Laboratory at Rochester,
Minn., which I accepted in November, 1916. Since then, with the
exception of twenty-one months war service (all in France), I
have devoted my entire time to the organization and direction of
a clinical and research metabolism laboratory. The main purpose
has been the clinical application of a knowledge of the rate of
heat production in normal and pathologic conditions. Other
problems have been carried on simultaneously the character of
which can be obtained from the attached bibliography.

Following is a list of various posts which I have filled: Sheldon
Traveling Fellow, Harvard (Oxford University largely), 1913;
assistant in anatomy, H. M. S., 1910-14; instructor in anatomy H.
M. S., 1914-16; supervisor of anaesthesia, Peter Bent Brigham
Hospital 1913-1916 (in charge of respiration laboratory) ; head of
section of clinical metabolism. Mayo Clinic, since 1916; assistant
professor of medicine. Mayo Foundation, University of Minn., since

Have made several trips to Europe for pleasure, and medical

War Service: Entered the service of the U. S. A. on May 7,
1917, as Captain, M.O. R.C; on Nov. 11, 1918, was made Major,
Medical Corps, which rank I held at the time of my discharge,
Jan. 29, 1919. Served at G.H.Q. Gas Service for four months;
was director, 1st Corps Anti-Gas School, Gondrecourt, for eight
months; appointed Gas Officer, 1st Division, A, E. F.; acted as
instructor at Army Medical School at Langres for four months.
Sailed for France on May 11, 1917, and returned on Jan. 24, 1919.
During that period I served in Argonne and St. Mihiel battles as


head of operating team, besides the service mentioned above.

Publications: The So-Called "Ochsner Muscle" of the Duodenum.
Bast. Med. & Surg. Jour., 1907, clvii, 80; Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Anaes-
thesia, with a Description of a New Apparatus, Report Mass. Med. Soc,
June, 1911; The Technic of End-to-End Arterial Anastomosis, (With Albert
Ehrenfried) , Annals of Surgery, October, 1911; Ancesthesia by Intratracheal
Insufflation, {With Frederic J. Cotton), Surg. Gyn. & Obs., November, 1911,
572; A Note on the Division and Circular Suture of the Aorta in Pregnant
Cats, (With Albert Ehrenfried), Annals of Surgery, February 1912, 215; A
Self -Retaining Air Tight Face^Piece for Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen Ancesthesia,
Bost. Med. & Surg. Jour., 1912, clxvi, 328; Nitrous Oxide and Oxygen An-
cesthesia and a New Apparatus, (With Frederic J. Cotton), Surg. Gyn. &
Obs., February 1912, 195; A Warning in Regard to Intratracheal Insufflation
Ancesthesia; the Necessity of a Safety Valve; (with Frederic J. Cotton),
Bost. Med. & Surg. Jour., 1912, clxvi, 486; Note on the Transplantation of
Fresh Venous Segments, Annals of Surgery, September 1912, 409; Note on
Intrathoracic Surgery; Division and Circular Suture of the Thoracic Aorta,
Annals of Surgery, September 1912, 403; Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen-Ether An-
cesthesia: Notes on Administration: A Perfected Apparatus, {with Frederic
J. Cotton), Surg. Gyn & Obs., September 1912, 281; Absence of Apnoea After
Forced Breathing, Jour. Physiol., 1912, xlv, 328; Intratracheal Insufflation
Ancesthesia, {with Frederic J. Cotton), Annals of Surgery, January 1913, 43;
Present Day Method of Ancesthesia, Jour. Maine Med. Assoc, 1913, Hi, 1219;
Ether Percentages, Jour. Amer. Med. Assoc, 1913, Ixi, 839; A Comparison
of Methods of Obtaining Alveolar Air, {with Francis W. Peabody) , Archiv.
Int. Med., 1914, xiii, 497; The Determination of the Ancesthetic Tension of
Ether Vapor in Man, with Some Theoretical Deductions Therefrom, as to
the Mode of Action of the Common Volatile Ancesthetics, Jour. Pharm. &
Exper. Therap., 1914, v 379; The Calibration of the Waller Gas Balance
and the Connell Ancesthetometer, {with Irene Sandiford) , Jour. Pharm &
Therap., 1914, v, 369; Critical Review of the Literature on the Problem of
General Ancesthesia, Int. Abstract Surg., August 1914, 117; The Analysis of
Nitrous Oxide for Physiological Work, (with Irene Sandiford), Amer. Jour.
Physiol., 1915, xxxvii, 371; The Effect of Work on the Percentage of Hcemo-
globin and Number of Red Corpuscles in the Blood, {with Frank B. Berry),
Amer. Jour. Physiol., 1915, xxxvii, 378; A Determination of the Circulation
Rate in Man at Rest and at Work, The Regulation of the Circulation. Amer.
Jour. Physiol., 1915, xxxvii, 383; A Study of the Late Effect of Division of
the Pulmonary Branches of the Vagus Nerve on the Gaseous Metabolism,
Gas Exchange, and Respiratory Mechanism in Dogs, {with V. N. Shamoff) ,
Amer. Jour. Physiol., 1915, xxxvii, 418; Distension of the Lungs, Its Effect
on the Respiration in Man and in Normal and Vagotomized Dogs, {with
Frank B. Berry), Amer. Jour. Physiol., 1915 xxxvii, 433; The Tension of
Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen in the Venous Blood at Rest and at Work,
{ivith Irene Sandiford), Amer. Jour. Physiol., 1916, 40, 1; The Tension of
Carbon Dioxide and the Percentage Saturation of the Hcemoglobin in the
Venous Blood at Rest and at Work. The Regulation of the Circulation Rate.
{with Irene Sandiford), Amer. Jour. Physiol., 1916, xl, 547; Gunshot Wounds
of the Thorax, Bost, Med. & Surg. Jour., clxxiv, 378; The Clinical Value of
the Metabolic Studies of Thyroid Cases, Bost. Med. & Surg. Jour., 1916,
clxxv, No. 16, 564-566; A Study of the Effect of Thyroid Medication on the


Basal Metabolism, Renal Function and Nitrogen Balance in Chronic Nephritis
and Hypothyroidism, (with Byron D. Bowen) , Jour. Urology, Vol. 1, No. 5,
1917; The Value of the Basal Metabolic Rate in the Treatment of Diseases
of the Thyroid, Med. Clinics of N. A. 1919, 603-618; The Effect of the Sub-
cutaneous Injection of Adrenalin Chloride on the Heat Production, Blood
Pressure and Pulse Rate in Man, {with Irene Sandiford) , Am. Jour. Physiol.,
Vol. 5., No. 1, 1920; A Laboratory Manual on the Technic of Basal Meta-
bolic Rate Determinations, (with Irene Sandiford) , W. B. Saunders & Co.,
Philadelphia, 1920; The Fundamental Classification of Disease by the Basal
Metabolic Rate, Jour. Am. Med. Assoc. 1921. Vol. 76, pp. 84-86; Adenoma

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