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of the Thyroid with Hyperthyroidism, Endocrinology, 1921. Vol. V, No. 1, pp.
1-20; Review of Literature on Parathyroid Glands, Endocrinology, 1921, Vol.
V, No. 4, pp. 403-440; Nomographic Charts for Metabolic Rate Determina-
tions, (with R. B. Sandiford), The American Jour, of Phys. Vol. 55, No. 2,
1921 ; Report on the daily analysis of outdoor air from November 19191, to
November, 1920, (with Kathleen Sandiford) , The Amer. Jour, of Phys., 1921,
Vol. 55, No. 2; Specific Dynamic Action of Thyroxin, The Amer. Jour, of
Phys., 1921, Vol. 55, No. 2; The Relationship of the Increase in Blood
Sugar Concentration to (a) The Specific Dynamic Action of Glucose and
to (b) the Specific Dynamic Action of Adrenalin, (with Irene Sandiford),
The Amer. Jour, of Phys., 1921, Vol. 55, No. 2; The Basal Metabolic Rate
in Hyperthyroidism, Jour. Am. Med. Assoc, 1921, Vol. 77, pp. 252-255;
Nomographic Charts for the Calculation of the Metabolic Rate by the
Gasometer Method, (with D. B. Sandiford) , Boston Med. & Surg. Jour., 1921,
Vol. 185, No. 12, pp. 337-354; I. A Preliminary Note on the Food Require-
ment in Hyperthyroidism, II. A Comparison of Hyperthyroidism in Men and
in Women, (with Irene Sandiford), Med. Clinics of N. A., 1921, Vol. 5,
No. 2, pp. 425-438; Ether Anesthesia, Keen's Surgery, 1921, Vol VIII, pp.

Member: American College of Surgeons; American Physiolog-
ical Society; American Society of Biological Chemists; American
Society for Clinical Investigation; American Chemical Society;
Massachusetts, Minnesota, and American Medical Associations.


Born at Baltimore, Md., Oct. 4, 1880. Parents: William Graham, Kath-
arine Gordon (Price) Bowdoin. School: Deichmann's School, Baltimore,

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

Married: Elinor McLane, Baltimore, Md., Jan. 18, 1913. Children:
Elinora, May 2, 1918; Cecelia Gordon and Anne Graham, Dec. 7, 1920.

Occupation: Vice-President and Trust Officer, Colonial Trust Co.

Address: (home) 1106 North Charles St., Baltimore, Md.; (business)
Colonial Trust Co., Baltimore, Md.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]

War Service: Held a commission as Captain, Infantry, 0. R.
C, at the outbreak of the war, having attended the First Platts-


burg Camp, and thereafter having been an enlisted man with grade
of Corporal in Battery A, Md. F. A. N. G. At the declaration of
war I was ordered to the First Officers' Training Camp at Fort
Meyer, Va.; then to Camp Sevier, S. C, and assigned as Division
Personnel Adjutant at Headquarters, 30th Division, and was ac-
cordingly transferred to the Adjutant General's Department. We
sailed for France in May, 1918, and were attached to the British
Army in Belgium. The Division was at the front for four months,
taking part in the Somme Offensive, of October 8, 1918, between St.
Quentin and Cambrai, and the Ypres defensive, August, 1918.
We spent the winter of 1918-19 near Le Mans, France, sailed for
the United States in March, 1919, and were mustered out of service
at Camp Jackson, S. C, in May, 1919.


Born at Cincinnati, 0., Oct. 4, 1880. Parents: Robert Bonner, Alice
Bernard {Williamson) Bowler. School: St. Paul's School, Concord,
N. H.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Charlotte Everett Miller, Morristown, N. J., June 30, 1905 {di-
vorced June 2, 1915) ; Gladys Stout, New York, N. Y., Feb. 20, 1917.
Children: Robert Bonner, Jr., May 24, 1906; Katherine Wise, Feb. 10,
1908; Anne Fairchild Pendleton, April 18, 1918.

Occupation: Builder.

Address: 101 Park Ave., New York, N. Y.

[Adds nothing to data in Fifth Report.]


Born at Quincy, Mass., Aug. 25, 1881. Parents: William, Ellen Frances
{Moriarty) Boyd. School: Adams Academy, Quincy, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; LL.B. 1908.

Married: Sarah Haynsworth Lyles, Columbia, S. C, April 27, 1915. Child:
Harriet Earle, June 27, 1916.

Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: {home) 8 Hubbard Park, Cambridge, Mass.; {business) 40 State
St., Boston, Mass.

AFTER graduation, I taught Latin and English for three years at
Belts Academy in Stamford, Connecticut, varying the monotony
of the class room by coaching the football and baseball teams.
I then spent three years at the Harvard Law School, and after
graduation entered the office of Loring, Coolidge and Noble, in
Boston. I was admitted to the firm in 1913, and in 1920, becoming
tired of obscurity, I changed the firm name to Loring, Coolidge,


Noble and Boyd. During my first two years in the Law School,
I coached the Freshman football teams.

For several years after leaving College, I spent my summer vaca-
tions on canoeing trips in Maine and Northern Ontario. I then
turned to the White Mountains and spent two or three Summers
on walking trips. Since 1913, most of my vacations have been
spent on horseback in the North Carolina Mountains, but to vary
my schedule I went to Panama one year, to New Mexico another,
and two years ago went to the Adirondacks. Since the 18th Amend-
ment to the Federal Constitution was adopted, I have had to an-
swer so many inquiries about riding trails in the North Carolina
Mountains, that I think horseback riding must be increasing in
popularity. I have just returned from a five day holiday in the
White Mountains where I spent most of my time giving my five
year old daughter her first lessons on skiis.

Member: Harvard Club, Boston; Oakley Country Club, Cam-
bridge Skating Club, Racquet Club, Washington.


Born at Maiden, Mass., March 23, 1878. Parents: Edivard Porter, Annie
Marion {Bradley) Boynton. School: Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Maud Fletcher, Boston, Mass., Jan. 18, 1904. Child: Eleazer
Fletcher, Sept. 15, 1905.

Occupation: Salesman.

Address: (home) 66 JV. 10th St., New York, N. Y.; (business) 47 Leonard
St., New York, N. Y.

SPENT the first three years out of college at Stark Mills, Man-
chester, N. H., and have been a salesman ever since.

Tennis, skating and duplicate whist are my chief recreations.

War Service: Was a private, Elizabeth Home Guard Battalion
of New Jersey, State Militia Reserve, Co. G. Our Battalion was
never ordered out by the Governor, hence no State record of ser-
vice exists. We volunteered for police duty at the time of the
Morgan (N. J.) disaster, serving about forty-eight hours.

Member: Harvard Club of New York; West Side Tennis and
Metropolitan Handicap Whist Clubs.


Born at Newark, N. J., Sept. 12, 1881. Parents: William Hornblower, Eliza
(Cameron) Bradley. School: St. Mark's School, Southborough, Mass.


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

Married: Mabel Bayard Warren, Boston, Mass., Nov. 4, 1905. Children:

Mabel Bayard, March 11, 1912; Joseph Gardner, Jr., March 5, 1915.
Occupation: Coal operator.
Address: {home and business) Dundon, Clay County, W. Va.

AFTER admission to the Massachusetts Bar, I entered the employ
of the Buffalo Creek & Gauley Railroad Company in Clay
County, W. Va., and worked up with that company until I became
vice president. Later I worked with the Elk River Coal & Lumber
Company, which owns the railroad company, becoming president
of the latter. I was admitted to the Bar in Pennsylvania and West
Virginia. I have been continuously engaged in bituminous coal
mining, and hardwood lumber manufacturing; also attorney and
trustee for various family interests in West Virginia, Pennsylvania,
Massachusetts and Maine; president. West Virginia Coal Associ-
ation 1917-1922; president, National Coal Association 1921-1922.

I was chairman, Clay County Republican Committee, 1910-1922,
and delegate to the Republican National Convention at Chicago,
in 1916 from the 3rd Congressional District of West Virginia.

War Service: Was a member of Draft Board, Clay County,
W. Va.

Publications: Articles on the bitumious coal industry in Coal
Revieiv. "Wages — The Remaining Item of Inflation in the Bitu-
minous Coal Industry," in the New York Commercial Aug. 17,

Member: Norfolk Hunt, Somerset, and Tennis & Racquet Clubs,
Boston; Harvard, University, Union and Racquet & Tennis Clubs,
New York; Philadelphia Club, Philadelphia; Metropolitan, and
Racquet Clubs, Washington D. C. American Institute of Mining
and Metallurgical Engineers.


Born at Youngstown, O., April 6, 1878. Parents: Herman, Matilda (Ren-
ker) Brandmiller. School: Rayen School, Youngstown, O.

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

Married: Maude Ethel Miller, Youngstown, 0., April 17, 1906. Children:
Herman, 3rd., July 24, 1907; Barclay, April 22, 1910; Maude Janet, June
27, 1914; Pauline, Feb. 26, 1916.

Occupation : Lawyer.

Address: (home) Hillman St, and Midlothian Blvd., Youngstown, 0., (busi-
ness) 604 Home Saving Bldg., Youngstown, O.


AFTER graduation I attended the Harvard Law School for three
years and passed the Ohio State Bar examinations in December,
1905. After practicing a few years, not making much money, I
ran for police judge of Youngstown, Ohio, on the Democratic ticket
and was elected. Four years later was elected judge of Municipal
Court on non-partisan ticket and again was re-elected after four
years. In November, 1920, I thought I could be elected judge of
Common Pleas Court but when the returns came in I changed my
mind. In November, 1921, I again was a candidate for judge
of Municipal Court but it must have been a case of the pitcher go-
ing to the well once too often as I lost out by fifteen votes out of a
total of 27,000. I am again practicing law and in fact am doing
better financially than when I was judge.

We hope to send the boys to Harvard. My good wife ("my live-
lier half") wants both of them to be doctors of medicine. I am
still interested in raising poultry and flowers. Don't try to make
any money on same but give dozens of day old eggs and fresh
flowers to our friends. We find it a splendid way to show our ap-
preciation for favors shown us by our many friends.

I am almost ashamed to say that I have not been to Harvard
since I left in 1905, but I have received the Alumni Bulletin regu-
larly and if unable to reach Cambridge sooner, I shall surely
be there when the boy goes.

War Service: Helped to fill Mahoning County (City of Young-
stown, Ohio) War Chest by obtaining subscribers to same, and
worked under the Selective Service by making out questionnaires for
ten weeks.


Born at West Union, O., Jan. 24, 1876. Parents: Nathan David, Hannah

(Hood) Branson. School: Wooster Academy, Wooster, O.
Degrees: A.B. 1902; Ph.B. [Wooster) 1901; A.M. {Columbia) 1906.
Married: Alberta May Barnhart, Greensburg, Pa., Aug. 29, 1907 (died June

16, 1914) ; Lavinia Barnhart, Greensburg, Pa., Sept. 2, 1915. Child:

John Hood, Jr., April 17, 1912.
Occupation: Teacher.
Address: (home) 2351 Grand Concourse, New York, N. Y.; (business),

Evander Childs High School, Bronx, N. Y.

WAS attached to Boston for three years after graduating, doing
some private school work; then I took a turn at Columbia.
For seven years I dimly saw Pittsburgh schools, and then whirled
back to Columbia for some P. G. work; decided that Girard Col-


lege in Philadelphia needed me before getting swallowed in New
York. I am in New York now as one of its fixtures, teaching
chemistry in a high school.

My hobbies are trying to earn my salary; boosting the New York
Chemistry Club. Every summer I take a trip either in this country
or out of it, mostly in, extent of it depending on the till, which is
never long.

War Service: For six months I did clerical work connected
with the draft. This was classifying the men before being drafted,
i. e., from questionnaires, and selecting men suited for war work at


Born at Fitzwilliam, N. H., June 21, 1876. Parents: James Neston, Mary
Anna (Hartwell) Brewer. School: High School, Lynn, Mass.

Degrees: A.B. 1902; A.M. 1903; B.D. (Epis. Theol. Sc., Cambr.) 1904.

Married: Margaret Loper Dorman, Brooklyn, N. Y., Oct. 12, 1909.

Occupation: Minister; Special Work in Religious Education at Yale.

Address: (home) Trinity Church, Brandford, Conn.; (permanent) Fitz-
william, N. H.

HAVING entered college with the intention of studying for the
Episcopal ministry, I continued my preparation for that holy
office. I finished at the Episcopal Theological School in Cam-
bridge on the first of June, 1904, the date of my ordination by
Bishop Lawrence. On the seventh of June, I began as curate in
St. John's Church, Providence. On January 15, 1906, I became
Associate Rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Brooklyn, New
York, where I remained until the first of June, 1909, when I became
Rector of Trinity Church, Roslyn, Long Island. Meanwhile I
took two trips abroad, one of them for quite a time, during which
I studied at two German Universities.

My hobbies are my home and my books. I should add travel, for
every once in a while Mrs. Brewer and I take a trip out West or
to Canada and get a complete change. Parish life yields many
deep satisfactions, but it is very wearing when it is lived at its
full. I find alternation most pleasant and satisfactory, — from the
consecrated drudgery of parochial work and the quiet enjoyment
of a happy home to the excitement of catching trains and tak-
ing chances on the last available room in a hotel and planning out
a day's trip of sight-seeing with the possibility of getting caught in
a shower without an umbrella. I have been all over Germany and
pretty well around England twice. On one trip I took in Holland


and Belgium and Paris tourist-wise. I have been in the St. Law-
rence region several times, and in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
I have travelled through the West, once extensively; I have never
been farther South, however, than Virginia.

I am doing some work in religious education at Yale, under
Professor Weigle. It looks as though I should receive my Ph. D.
in June, but there are too many contingencies in such cases to al-
low any definite forecast now.

Publications: "A Blackboard Catechism"; Morehouse Publish-
ing Co., Milwaukee, 1914.

Member: Graduates' Club, New Haven.


Born at Roxbury, Mass., Feb, 21, 1881. Parents: John Graham, Helen
(Lawrence) Brooks. School: Broivne and Nichols School, Cambridge,

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

Married: Susan Morris Hallowell, Medford, Mass., Oct. 12, 1912. Chil-
dren: John Graham, 2d, Oct. 8, 1913; Helen Lawrence, April 19, 1915
{died May 21, 1915) ; Ann, Feb. 10, 1917; Charlotte Hallowell, Aug. 9,

Occ uPATio N : Lawyer.

Address: (home) 36 Mystic St., West Medford, Mass.; (business) 53 State
St., Boston, Mass.

ON graduation from the Harvard Law School, I spent one year
with the firm of Putnam & Putnam, then three years in the law
department of the Boston Elevated Railway Co. Since 1909, ex'.
cept for two short periods, I have carried on an independent prac-

For ten years after college graduation I lived in Cambridge,
Mass., where I served on the School Committee. In 1912 I moved
to West Medford, my present residence. For about two years I
was a member of the Medford Water and Sewer Commission. In
1912 I attended the Republican National Convention, and in 1916
the Progressive National Convention, on each occasion supporting
Roosevelt. ;| ''^.y^

While living in Cambridge I collaborated in the drafting of a
commission form of charter for the city, which failed of adoption
by a narrow vote on referendum. In 1917 I served as secretary and
treasurer of an organization of citizens which had to do with the
calling of a Constitutional Convention in Massachusetts, and to a
certain extent guided its activities.

For many years I acted as treasurer of the Cambridge No-License


Conunittee and Massachusetts Civic League, and for a while in
1920 was secretary and treasurer of a business men's committee
for the enforcement of the 18th amendment. On two ocasions I
have served as a representative of the public on a wage board to
determine the minimum wage for women working in the men's
furnishings industry in Massachusetts.

For a while after graduating from the Law School I rowed at
the Union B. C, for exercise and pleasure. Later I transferred my
activities to tennis, and latterly have tended toward golf. My
favorite pastime, however, is walking in the White Mountains in
the summer vacation with Jackson, N. H., as a base of operations.
During the past sixteen years I have climbed Mt. Washington about
twenty times.

War Service: During the first few months of the war served
as permanent member of the local Legal Advisory Board. From
January to December, 1918, I was secretary of the Committee for
War Service of the American Bar Association in Washington. For
several months I worked with the Professional Section of the U.
S. Employment Service, and the Central Bureau of Planning and
Statistics. From May, 1920, till August, 1921, I was legal adviser
to the U. S. Railroad Labor Board in Chicago.

Member: Appalachian Mountain Club; Harvard Musical Asso-
ciation; New York Harvard Club; Cosmos Club, Washington;
University Club, Chicago; Boston City Club.


Born at Milton, Mass., Nov. 4, 1877. Parents: Walter Denison, Florence
Evelyn (Ricketson) Brooks. Schools: Milton Academy, Milton, Mass.;
Hopkinsons School, Boston, Mass.

Degree: A.B. 1902 (1903).

Married: Florence Smith Cobb, Milton, Mass., June 3, 1911. Child: Flor-
ence Cobb, March 2, 1912 (died June 7, 1918) ; Walter Denison, Jr., Nov.
17, 1919.

Occupation : Trustee.

Address: (home) Canton Ave., Readville, Mass.; (business) 87 Milk St.,
Boston, Mass.

FOR a year or two I was in the Old Colony Trust Company, and
then, went with Henry D. Benett, real estate broker. Later,
Richardson & Bunage, real estate, took me into their ofl&ce but, about
1912 I left them.

Since 1921 I have been actively interested in the Boy Scouts and
am still deeply interested in that work. My jobs with the Boy
Scouts of the Boston Council are rather varied; they have been,


commissioner, treasurer, president, and at the moment sub-chair-
man of the policy committee. This work has taken about one
half of my time and the rest has been devoted to trustee work.

My chief hobbies have been breeding thoroughbred Runt pig-
eons and playing the violin. I don't know which one has been
the most successful. The pigeons have won many prizes but show
red ink. The violin is largely successful in getting the dog to
join in a chorus. However am working hard at both and may yet
be a world beater.

War Service : In the spring of 1918 I worked in the Conservation
Department of the Fuel Administration at the State House and in the
early fall went to Washington and was under the Assistant Director of
the Conservation of the Fuel Department until within a short time of
the closing of the department. During my stay in Washington I
had the influenza three times and was finally obliged to give up and
go south.

Member: Milton, Hoosic-Whisick, Union and Laurel Brook
Clubs; Harvard Clubs, of Boston and New York.


Born at Neiv York, N. Y., Dec. 20, 1879. Parents: Charles Burroughs, Ella
iWyman) Brown. School: St. Paul's School, Garden City, N. Y.

Degree: (5. 1898-1900.)

Marrieo: Marian Russell Prescott, Swampscott, Mass., Jjine 14, 1905.
CmLDREN: Marie, Aug. 11, 1906 {died Aug. 21, 1906) ; Prescott Hol-
combe, April 4, 1913.

Occupation: Consulting Engineer.

Address: 20 Beacon St., Boston, Mass.

MY profession is that of Consulting Engineer, specialize in Gyp-
sura plant and property examination, development, engineer-
ing, construction and operation, with special reference to organiza-
tion of plant operating forces, and channels of disposal of products.
Suggest accounting and cost keeping and prediction methods for the
guidance of management.

Trying to grow up with my "kid," working with my hands, and
trying to do things mechanically or electrically in order to save
manual labor, are my hobbies.

Member: American Institute Mining & Metallurgical Engin-
eers; American Society Mechanical Engineers; American Society
for Testing Materials; National Fire Protection Association; Harv-
ard Club of New York (non resident member).



Born at South Boston, Mass., March 1, 18801 Parents: Henry Mirick,
Sophia Ann, Whitbread, {Wood) Brown. School: High School, Natick,

Degree: A.B. 1902.

Married: Frances May Bloomer Dunton, Natick, Mass., March 22, 1910.

Occupation: Musician, teacher, trustee.

Address: (home) 214 Huntington Ave., S. 58, Boston, Mass.; (business)
Shubert-Wilbur Theatre, Boston, Mass.

IN our first report, I am listed as being a private secretary.
After receiving my degree from Harvard, I had brushed up my
shorthand at Burdett's Business College, and had an apparently
good position offered me as secretary to one of the missionary
workers in Boston. Within a week, this man had been transferred
to other fields, and this line of work seemed suddenly closed to
me. For four years, at certain seasons, I did collecting for the
Lynn Associated Charities. Other busines chances appeared but
not with strong enough appeal to draw me away from what was
to be and has been my main work — namely, playing the 'cello. I
had studied, and played privately and publicly, since thirteen years
of age. I began first with Leo Schulz of the Boston Symphony
Orchestra, in the old New England Conservatory of Music. In
fact, my youth's ambition was to become great enough to play
in a professional orchestra. Not at that time, necessarily as a sol-
oist. Just to "sit in" would be sufficient.

It was not strange, therefore, after having received my A. B. in
three years, and devoted a year in the Law School to a profession
which I soon found did not in the least attract me, that I should
turn to music in general and to the 'cello in particular, as the pro-
fession best fitted to my temperament and capabilities. Accord-
ingly, while making a fair living by playing in hotels, summer and
winter, and doing some teaching, I again began serious study with
another 'cellist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, — Erich Loeffler.
I took a course of study lasting over six years. His death which
occurred some years ago, put an end to instruction for me until
last year. It had, relatively the same effect on all his pupils as
on me. They felt too deeply the loss of a master to suddenly or
easily turn to another. The cessation of study under an instruc-
tor, however, did not deter any of us from private study and ad-
vancement. In my own case, I progressed rapidly through general
playing, to membership in the Boston Festival Orchestra, the Bos-
tonian Sextette, and the Boston Municipal Orchestra. In the two


latter organizations, I was soloist. Finally, I was called to the
Boston Opera Orchestra, and had three years of the most satisfac-
tory kind of work.

The failure of the Boston Opera Company left many of us in
a bad position. There was no opening in the Boston Symphony
Orchestra; or at least, not enough for all of us; and there was left
the choice of leaving Boston for some other Symphony, or taking
what could be had in Boston. As I had property cares settling on
my shoulders — trusteeship for my father and mother, I took what
offered here: The first theatre offer which came to me was the
Hollis Street. There I spent two years. As the season was short
and uncertain and my income also, I changed over to the Park
Theatre. At that time, the proposition was made to me that there
would be additional remuneration for solos at stated intervals.
This plan, however, did not work out. After over a year of grind,
I was obliged by bad health, to give up playing for a time. In this
period, I again worked up my shorthand, and took another look at
business possibilities. The short rest, however, was sufficient to
reassure me that music was still my profession. It did not take
long to get into the running again. After a few weeks of pictures
at the Globe, and vaudeville and pictures at the St. James, an offer
came to me from the Wilbur Theatre — now the Shubert- Wilbur —
where I have remained for the last four years, and am at present

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