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18S5-98; also pres., until 1898, West Shore
R. R. Since 1898 chmn. bd. of dirs. N. Y.
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Regent Univ. State of N. Y. since 1874;
declined election as U. S. senator, 1885;
declined appmt. as U. S. Sec. of State, of-
fered by Pres. Benjamin Harrison; promi-
nent candidate for Pres. in Nat. Rep. Conv.,
1888. Distinguished as orator and after-
dinner speaker. Residence: 27 W. 54th St.
Office: Grand Central Station, New York.

DE PEYSTER, Frederic James, law-
yer; b. New York, Feb. 5, 1839; s. Capt.
James Ferguson and Frances Goodhue (Ash-
ton) DeP. ; A. M., Coll. City of New York;
LL. B., LL. M., Columbia Law School; m.
Oct. 10, 1871, Augusta McEvers, d. William
H. Morris. Pres. Archaol. Soc. from its
foundation until 1889 (now mem. council);
treas. Am. School classical studies, 1881;
lecturer on hist, and archaeol. subjects;
pres., 1892, St. Nicholas Soc; New York
Dispensary; Orphan Soc; chmn. N. Y. Soc.
Library; trustee Inst'n for Deaf and Dumb
and of the Home for Incurables; pres.,
1882-4, Alumni Coll. of City of N. Y. ; pres.
St. Nicholas Club, 1887-9; v.-p. N. Y. Arch-
sol, and Numismatic Soc; mem. Country
Assn. Address: 7 E. 42d St., New York.

DE PEYSTER, John Watts, soldier, au-
thor; b. New York, March 9, 1821; j. Fred-
eric de Peyster (of Holland and Huguenot
descent) and Mary Justina, d. Hon. John
Watts (of Scotch and Huguenot descent);
ed. Columbia Univ., but was not graduated
because of ill health (A. M., same, 1872;
LL. D., Neb. Coll., 1870; Litt. D., 1892;
LL. D., 1896; Ph. D., 1899, Franklin &
Marshall Coll.); elected col. N. Y. State
inf., 1816; assigned to command 22d regi-
mental dist., N. Y., 1849; apptd. brig. -gen.
N. G. S. N. Y., 1851; mil. agt., State of N.
Y., in Europe (endorsed by U. S. A.), 1851-3;
assisted in organizing present police sys-
tem, New York, and made first reports fa-
voring paid fire dept., 1852-3; adj. -gen. State
of N. Y., 1855; bvtd. maj.-gen. State of
N. Y., "for meritorious services," by sp'l
act of legislature, 1866. Mem. of over 30
State and local and foreign hist., scientific
and literary socs., including Am. Hist.
Assn., and various mil. and patriotic assns. ;
dir. of Gettysburg Battlefield Memorial
Assn., etc. His hundreds of published
works as an author include Life of Leonard
Torstenson, Field Marshal Generalissimo
of Sweden, 1855; The Dutch at the North
Pole and the Dutch in Maine, 1857; Caraus-
ius, the Dutch Augustus, 1858; The An-
cient, Mediaeval and Modern Netherland-
ers, 1859; Life of Lieut. -Gen. Menno, Baron
Cohorn, 1860; Personal and Military His-
tory of Maj.-Gen. Philip Kearny, 1869; The
Pearl of Pearls (novel), 1865; Bothwell
(hist, drama), 1884. Has written a vast
number of articles and pamphlets on hist,
and mil. subjects, about battles, ancient
and modern; numerous pamphlets in vindi-
cation of Bothwell (husband of Mary
Stuart); addresses on many subjects; and
also (with Frank Allaben), The Earth
Stands Fast, 1900, and Algol: Supplement
to The Earth Stands Fast, 1900 (two pamph-
lets in support of the Tychonian, as op-
posed to the Copernican, system). Address:
Tivoli P. 0., Dutchess Co., N. Y.



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DEI'lE, David A., chief justice Supreme
Court, N. J., since May 1, 1900: b. North-
ampton Co., Pa., Oct. 27, 1826; grad. Prince-
ton, 1846 (LL. D., Rutgers, 1874; Princeton,
1880). Admitted to bar, N. J., 1849; asso.
justice Supreme Court, N. J., 1866-1900.
Address: Newark, N. J.

DE PITY, E. Cora, author, journalist; b.
Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., N. Y. ; d. Phiiip
S. and Milancy (Chandler)- D. ; removed to
Tecumseh, Mich., when 3 yrs. old.; grad.
Tecumseh High School and Raisin Valley
Sem., Mich.; attended sp'l lectures. Univ.
of Mich. Began newspaper work, 1882;
wrote, 1882, first short story, "The Little
Girl Who Picked Up Coal," for which re-
ceived cash prize. Since then has written
short stories for mags, and for newspapers
in Detroit, New York, Chicago, and has
been editorial and staff writer for Ann
Arbor papers. Founded, 1892, edited and
published, The Literary Century, a month-
ly. Author: Temperance Work of the World,
1888; Pebbles and Pearls, 1891 (Battle Creek,
Mich.); The Workingman's Tariff, 1894;
Shuffles (a novel). 1900 A8; Room at the
Top, A Christmas Eve, A New Year's Din-
ner: Budd, the Newsboy; Marie Cameron,
etc. Special writer Detroit Sunday News-
Tribune. Address: 1239 Washtenaw Av.,
Ann Arbor, Mich.

DE PUY, William Harrison, M. E. cler-
gyman; b. Penn Yan, N. Y., Oct. 31, 1821;
5. James De Puy; ed. Lima, N. Y., and
grad. Genesee Coll., A. M. (D. D., Union
Univ.; LL. D., Mt. Union Coll.); ordained
to M. E. ministry, 1845; m. Bath, N. Y.,
1841, Harriet D. Adams. Mem. various
ch. and edn'l socs. Asso. editor New York
Christian Advocate nearly 25 yrs. ; editor
Methodist Year Book, 1866-89. Author:
Three-score Years and Beyond, 1877 M4;
Compendium of Useful Information, 1878
M4; The People's Cyclopaedia of Universal
Knowledge, 1879 M4; Home and Health and
Home Economics, 1880 M4; The People's
Atlas, 1882 M4; Methodist Centennial Year
Book, 1889 M4; American Revisions and Ad-
ditions to Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1891;
University of Literature, 1896. Address: 56
Bible House, New York.

DE QTIESADA, Gonzalo, see Quesada.

DERBY, George McCIellan, capt. corps
of eng'rs, U. S. A.; b. at sea; 5. Capt.
George H. D. (U. S. A.); entered Mil.
Acad, from Mo., July 1, 1874; apptd. 2d It.
eng'rs, June 14, 1878; 1st It., Jan. 2, 1881;
capt, Dec. 1, 1887; identified with river
and harbor improvement work; mem. Am.
Soc. Civ. Eng'rs. 'Residence: 7004 St. Charles
Av. Office: 3232 Prytania St., New Orleans.
DERBY, Orville Adelbert, geologist; b.
Kelloggsville, N. Y., July 23, 1851; grad.
Cornell, 1873 (M. S., 1874); instr. geology,
Cornell, 1893-5; ast. geologist Brazilian Geol.
Surveys; now chief geog. and geol. survey
of state of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Contributor
on geol. subjects to scientific journals; fel-
low A. A. A. S. ; mem. London Geol. Soc.
and many others. Address: Commisao Geo-
graphica e Geologica, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
DERBY, Samuel Carroll, prof. Latin,
Ohio State Univ., since 1881; b. Dublin, N.



H.j March 3, 1842; s. Dexter and Julia
(Piper) Derby; ed. Appleton Acad., New
Ipswich, N. H., 1859-62; grad. Harvard
Univ., 1866 (A. M., Harvard, 1877); grad-
uate student Harvard, 1876-7, and 1892-3;
at Johns Hopkins Univ., 1880-1; m. 1st, Eu-
nice H. Ransom, Aug. 29, 1872; 2d, Frances
G. Janney, Dec. 27, 1883. Taught public schools,
1866-7; Dixwell's Latin School, Boston, 1867-
70; prof. Antioch Coll., 1870-6; pres. An-
tioch Coll., 1877-81. Mem. Phi Beta Kappa,
Am. Hist. Assn., Am. Philol. Assn. Address:
93 15th Av., Columbus, O.

DERCUM, Franeis Xavier, M. D. ; grad.
Univ. of Pa., M. D., 1877; prof, nervous dis-
eases Jefferson Med. Coll. ; conducts private
hosp. ; mem. Am. Med. Assn. Residence: 1719
Walnut St. Office: 1707 Mt. Vernon St.,
Philadelphia.

DE RESZKE, Edoaard, operatic singer;
b. Varsovie, Poland, Dec. 22, 1853; studied
under Ciaffei and Coletti; debut Theatre
des Italiens, Paris, as the King in "Aida,"
April 22, 1876; later sang at Turin, Milan
and other European cities; London debut
as Indra in Royal Italian Opera, April 13,
1880, remaining there 4 seasons. Has since
then appeared in grand opera, Europe and
U. S., taking basso roles. Address: Metro-
politan Opera House, New York.

DE RESZKE, Jean, operatic singer; b.
Varsovie, Poland, Jan. 14, 1850; studied
under Ciaffei, Cotogni and Sbriglia; debut
as baritone singer in Favorita, Venice, Jan.,
1874; tenor debut, Madrid, 1879; has ap-
peared in leading roles in grand opera in
Europe and U. S.; m. Countess Maria de
Goulaine. Address: Metropolitan Opera
House, New York.

DERIJVG, Henry Ray, asst. gen. passen-
ger agt., Pa. Lines W. of Pittsburg, since
Aug., 1883; b. Morgantown, Va., Dec. 17,
1848; academic ed'n; became ticket clerk,
Pittsburg, 1871-4, rate and div. clerk, Colum-
bus, 1874-87; cashier, 1887-8, Pittsburg, Cin-
cinnati & St. Louis Ry. ; gen. passenger and
ticket agt., Jeffersonville, Madison & In-
dianapolis R. R. at Louisville, Ky., 1878-83.
Address: 248 Clark St., Chicago.

DERIV, John, capitalist; b. nr. Giessen,
Hessen-Darmstadt, Germany, Oct. 24, 1850;
studied Giessen, Germany; m. Dec, 1869,
Elizabeth Dern, Hessen-Darmstadt, Ger-
many. Farming in Dodge Co., Neb., 1869-
81; grain and lumber business at Scrib-
ner, Fremont, Hooper, Neb. State senator,
1889; treas. Dodge Co., 1890, 2 terms; May,
1894, became mgr. Mercur Gold Mining &
Milling Co., Salt Lake City; engaged in
mining enterprises. Residence: 715 E. Brig-
ham St. Office: McCormick Bldg., Salt Lake
City, Utah.

DE ROALDfiS, Arthur Washington,
M. D., surgeon; b. Opelousas, St. Landry
Parish, La., Jan. 25, 1849; s. A. de Roaldes
and Coralie Testas de Folmont; ed. by
Jesuits in France; grad. in letters, 1865;
in science, 1866, Univ. of France; grad.
med. dept., Univ. of La., 1869, having been
resident student in Charity Hosp. ; contin-
ued his studies in Paris, and made M. D.
by that faculty; asst. surgeon 6th Internat.
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recommendation of Profs. Marion Sims and
Nelaton; mentioned in order of the day
for act of bravery on battlefield (battle of
Beaumont-Mouzon), for which he was sub-
sequently decorated with cross of the Le-
gion of Honor, by French govt. ; surgeon
Red Cross Soc. during outbreak of French
Commune; returned to New Orleans, 1872;
in charge of Charity Hosp. of that city in
1880, the vital questions in those days of
sewerage, ambulance service and training
school for nurses, being the main objects
of his administration; founded, 1889, and
is surgeon-in-chief, Eye, Ear, Nose and
Throat Hosp., New Orleans; prof, diseases
ear, nose and throat, New Orleans Poly-
clinic School of Medicine since 1890; mem.
Internat. Med. Congresses, Berlin, 1890,
Rome, 1894, Paris, 1900; pres. La. State
Med. Soc, 1892; pres. New Orleans Diph-
theria Anti-toxine Com'n, 1894; fellow (v. -p.,
1895) Am. Laryngol. Assn. ; mem. Am. Otol.
Soc. ; Internat. Congresses Otology, 1895
and 1899 (Florence and London); writer on
surgical themes. Residence: 1328 Jackson
Av. Office: 624 Gravier St., New Orleans.

DE ROSSET, William Lord, sec. and
treas. Navassa Guano Co. ; b. Wilmington,
N. C, Oct. 27, 1832; 5. Armand John and
Eliza Jane (Lord) DeR. ; ed. St. Timothy's
School and St. James Coll., Md. ; m. June
10, 1863, Miss E. S. Nash, Hillsboro, N. C.
Studied short time at Univ. of N. C. ;
worked at machinist trade in Lawrence,
Mass.; in mercantile business, Wilmington,
N. C, 1852-61; col. 3d N. C. inf., C. S. A.;
since the war in business pursuits; since
1895 has been maj.-gen. comdg. N. C. div.,
United Confederate Vets. Residence: 310 Ann
St. Office: 5 N. Water St., Wilmington, N. C.

DESHON, George, R. C. clergyman; b.
New London, Conn., Jan. 30, 1823; grad.
West Point, 1843 (class-mate and room-mate
of Gen. Grant); reached rank of capt., 1851,
when he retired from army, having been
converted to Catholic faith. Studied theol-
ogy in Cumberland, Md. ; ordained priest,
1855; joined Redemptorist order and was
engaged in mission work, later pastor St.
Paul's Ch., N. Y., being superior gen. of
the Paulists. Author: Guide for Catholic
Young Women; etc. Address: 415 W. E9th
St., New York.

DESPRADELLE, Costant Antoine De-
sire, architect, Rotch prof, architectural
design, Mass. Inst. Technology, Boston,
since 1893; b. Burgoyne, France, May 20,
1862; s. Constant Antoine and Amante (Pel-
lerin) D. ; grad. ficole des Beaux Arts, 1882;
studied architecture at same, 1882-9, student
l'atelier Pascal, 1st class, 1884, diploma,
1886; A. D. G. (Architect Diplome de la
Gouvernmente, 1890) ; received Rougevin,
Deschaumes, Ed. Labarre, Bouwens prizes,
and Prix de la Societe Centrale des Archi-
tects Frangais; insp. State bldgs. and nat.
palaces, France, 1889-93. Received one of
first 5 awards in Phoebe A. Hearst compe-
tition for Univ. of Calif., 1899; 1st gold med-
al, Salon, Paris, for design for monument,
"The Beacon of Progress," to glorify the
American nation (two of the drawings were
purchased bv French gov't for Luxembourg



gallery); apptd., 1900, mem. permanent bd.
of 4 advisers to Univ. of Calif, (with Mc-
Kim, Carrere and Howard of New York);
v. -p. l'Alliance Francaise (groupe de Bos-
ton et Cambridge), 1900; decorated Officier
d'Academie, 1897; Officier de l'lnstruction
Publique, France. Residence: 382 Common-
wealth Av. Office : 30 Pierce Bldg., Mass.
Inst, of Techology, Boston.

DESSAR, Leo Charles, lawyer; b. Cin-
cinnati; s. Dr. Julius H. D. ; ed. in Cin-
cinnati and Columbia Coll. Law School;
admitted to N. Y. bar, 1870. Assemblyman,
1875; civil justice, 11th jud. dist., 1885; trus-
tee Colonial Trust Co. Democrat. Author:
A Royal Enchantress, 1900. Residence: 238
W. 72d St. Office: 261 Broadway, New York.

DESSAR, Louis Paul, artist; b. Indian-
apolis, Ind., Jan. 22, 1867; s. Joseph B. D. ;
ed. grammar school No. 32, New York, and
Coll. of City of New York; left to study
art; pupil of Nat. Acad. Design, New York;
M. M. Bouguereau and Tony Robert Fluery,
Paris, and ficole des Beaux Arts, Paris;
in. Elizabeth Coombe, New York, Sept. 19,
1891. Medal World's Columbian Exp'n,
1893, picture bought by French govt., 1893,
mention Carnegie Inst., 1897, first Hall-
garten prize, Nat. Acad. Design, 1900.
Address: 58 W. 57th St., New York.

DE THl'LSTRUP, Thnre; see Thulstrup,
Thure de.

DE TREVILLE, Yvonne (Miss), opera
singer; mus. ed'n under Mme. Marchesi,
Paris, being the youngest mem. of her
class; 1st appeared in U. S. in "La Falote,"
Casino, New York, March 1, 1897; has since
taken leading roles in grand opera as a
mem. of the Castle Square Opera Co.
Address: 178 W. 81st St., New York.

DEUTSCH, Gotthard, prof, of Hebrew,
Union Coll.. Cincinnati; b. Kanitz, Austria,
Jan. 31, 1859; grad. Univ. of Vienna, 1881
(Ph. D.); m. 1881, Hermine Bacher. Author:
Svmbolik in Cultus; Theory of Oral Tradi-
tion; Philosophy of Jewish History; Andere
Zeiten (a novel); etc. Residence: Hyde Park,
Hamilton Co., O.

DEVEREUX, Mary. Author: From King-
dom to Colony, L6. Address: Care Little,
Brown & Co., Boston.

DEVISE, Edward Thomas, gen. sec.
Charity Organization Soc, New York, since
1896, editor of Charities; b. Union, Hardin
Co., la., May 6, 1867; .s. John and Laura
(Hall) D. ; grad. Cornell Coll., la., 1887
(M. A., 1890); Ph. D., Univ. of Pa., 1893.
Studied Univ. of Halle, 1890-1; fellow Univ.
of Pa., 1891-5; m. Millersburg, la., Aug. 15,
1889, Hattie Evelyn Scovel. Prin. schools,
Albion, la., 1886-7; Marshalltown, la., 1887-8;
Mt. Vernon, la., 1888-90; staff lecturer eco-
nomics for Am. Soc. Extension of Univ.
Teaching, 1891-6; sec. same, 1894-6; lecturer
at Oxford, Eug., summer meeting, 1892-4.
Mem. Council Am. Acad. Polit. and So-
cial Science, Council Am. Economic Assn.
Author: Economics, 1898 Ml; The Practice
of Charity, 1901. Also wrote Economic
Function of Woman, Annals Am. Acad.
Polit. and Social Science, Nov., 1894; The
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same, Sept., 1897; Public Out-Door Relief,
Charities Review, May and June, 1898; Re-
lief and Care of Needy Families in
Their Homes, same, May to Oct., 1900, etc.
Residence: 170 W. 81st St. Office: 105 E. 22d
St., New York.

DE VINNE, Theodore Low, printer; b.
Stamford, Conn., Dec. 25, 1828; learned
printer's trade; employe and later partner
Francis Hart; after the latter's death firm
became Theodore L. De Vinne & Co. ; a
leader in the improvement of typography.
Author: Printer's Price List; Invention of
Printing; Historic Types; Plain Printing
Types. Address: 12 Lafayette PI., New
York.

DEVOE, Frederick William, merchant,
mfr. ; b. New York, Jan. 26, 1828; private
ed'n; clerk in stores, 1843-52; partner Ray-
nolds & Devoe, 1852-64; F. W. Devoe & Co.,
1864-90; since 1890 pres. F. W. Devoe & C.
T. Raynolds Co., largest paint and varnish
mfrs. in U. S. Has been pres. bd. of ed'n
and Greater New York Comm'n; pres. New
York Juvenile Asylum; etc. Address: 101
Fulton St., New York.

DEVOORE, Ann (Mrs. Walden), author; b.
New York, Sept. 16, 1872; d. Ulysses Double-
day and Jane (Brevoort) Eddy; m. Mama-
roneck, N. Y., Dec. 20, 1900, Reginald Pres-
cott Walden. Author: Oliver Iverson: His
Adventures During Four Days and Nights
in the City of New York, in April of the
Year 1890, 1899 SI. Wrote: The Whip Hand,
(story), McClure's Mag., Aug., 1897, repub-
lished in Tales from McClure's, 1897; The
Stolen Saint, Munsey's Mag., Aug., 1899;
The Kentucky Heiress, same, Oct., 1898;
also other stories and poems. Address:
Mamaroneck, N. Y.

DE VRIES, Marion, U. S. gen. appraiser
since Aug. 22, 1900; b. nr. Woodbridge, San
Joaquin Co., Calif., Aug. 15, 1865; s. Wil-
liam H. D. ; grad. San Joaquin Valley Coll.,
Ph. P.., 1886; law dept., Univ. of Mich.,
1888; admitted to Mich, bar, 1887; to Calif,
bar same yr. ; has practiced law, Stockton,
Calif., since Jan. 1, 1889; asst. dist. atty,
San Joaquin Co., 1893-7; mem. Congress,
2d Calif, dist., March, 1897, until resigned,
Aug. 20, 1900. Democrat. Address: U. S.
Appraiser's Bldg., New York .

DEWEY, Byrd Spilman, author; b. Cov-
ington, Ky., Feb. 16, 1856; d. Rev. Dr. J. E.
and Eliza Sarah (Taylor) Spilman; is
grand-niece of Zachary Taylor; ed. Mays-
ville (Ky.) Acad., Maysville Coll. and Mays-
ville Inst., finished at Sayre Inst., Lexing-
ton, Ky. ; m. Frederick Sidney Dewey, Sept.
25, 1877. Lived during girlhood in Mays-
ville, Ky., then nearly 5 yrs. at Salem, 111.;
since Dec, 1881, in Fla. Now lives on
shore of Lake Worth, Dade Co., Fla. Author:
Bruno, 1899 L6; also much mag. and news-
paper writing under pen names; editor,
critic, reviewer. Address: "Ben Trovato,"
West Palm Beach, Fla.

DEWEY, Charles Melville, artist; b.
Lowville, N. Y., 1849; jr. Silas Dewey; stud-
ied in Paris winters of 1876-7, in Carolus
Duran's atelier; ever since engaged as art-
ist-painter; m. New York, May 2, 1887,



Julia Henshaw. Address: 222 W. 23d St.,
New York.

DEWEY, Davis Rich, prof, economics
and statistics, Mass. Inst. Technology; b.
Burlington, Vt., April 7, 1858; s. Archibald
S. and Lucina A. (Rich) D. ; ed. Burling-
ton (Vt.) High School and Univ. of Vt. ;
grad. Univ. of Vt., 1879; tech. ed'n 3 yrs.
at Johns Hopkins Univ., 1884-6 (Ph. D.
same, 1886); m. June 29, 1886, Mary C. Hop-
kins. Sec. Am. Statist. Assn., Boston,
Mass.; mem. publication com., Am. Eco-
nomic Assn. Author: Syllabus on Political
History Since 1815, 1887; Report of Mass.
Bd. (of which he was chmn.), to Investi-
gate the Subject of the Unemployed, 1895;
Report of Comm'n (of which he was a
mem.), to Investigate the Public Charitable
and Reformatory Interests and Institutions
of the Commonwealth, 1897; editor Discus-
sions in Economics and Statistics, by Fran-
cis A. Walker, 1899. Address: 52 Eliot St.,
Jamaica Plain, Mass.

DEWEY, Frederic Perkins, chemist; b.
Hartford, Conn., Oct. 4, 1855; s. Daniel S.
and Elizabeth (Perkins) D. ; grad. Sheffield
Scientific School, Yale, Ph. B., 1876; m.
April 12, 1877, Charlotte Esther Candee,
West Haven, Conn. Asst. analytical chem-
istry, Lafayette Coll. ; chemist with iron
and steel mfrs. until 1881; with Dr. George
W. Hawes investigated the building stones
of the U. S. for the 10th census; apptd..
Dec, 1882, curator metallurgy, U. S. Nat.
Museum. Mem. various scientific socs., and
contributor to their transactions. Author:
Descriptive Catalogue Collections in Eco-
nomic Geology and Metallurgy, U. S. Nat.
Museum, Bulletin No. 42. Address: 908 G
St. N. W., Washington.

DEWEY, George, admiral, U. S. N.; b*.
Montpelier, Vt., Dec. 26, 1837; apptd. to
Naval Acad., Sept. 23, 1854; grad. 1858 aa
passed midshipman; attached to steam fri-
gate Wabash, Mediterranean squadron, un-
til outbreak of war, then to steam sloop
Mississippi of West Gulf squadron; com-
missioned It., April 19, 1861; was in Farra-
gut's squadron which forced the passage of
Fort St. Philip and Fort Jackson, April,
1862, and participated in attack on Fort St.
Philip and the subsequent fights with gun-
boats and ironclads which gave Farragut
possession of New Orleans. In the smoke
of the battle of Port Hudson the Mississippi
lost her bearings and ran ashore under the
guns of the land batteries, and the officers
and men took to the boats after setting
the vessel on fire. Was afterward on sev-
eral vessels in N. Atlantic blockading
squadron, then in European squadron and
later on various duties and at different
stas., being promoted comdr., April, 1872;
capt., Sept., 1884; commodore, Feb. 9, 1896.
In Jan., 1898, assumed command of Asiatic
squadron. On May 1, 1898, in Manila Bay,
he comd. in the greatest naval battle since
Trafalgar, completely annihilating the
Spanish Asiatic squadron under Admiral
Montejo, destroying eleven and capturing
five vessels and all the land batteries
without the loss of a man on the American
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news of victory he was promoted rear ad-
miral, and thanked hy resolution of Con-
gress; mem. U. S. Philippine Comm'n, 1899;
promoted admiral Feb., 1899; m. Washing-
ton, Nov. 9, 1899, Mrs. Mildred (McLean)
Hazen. Address: Washington.

DEWEY, John, prof, philosophy, Univ. of
Chicago; b. Burlington, Vt., Oct. 20, 1859;
s. Archibald S. and Lucina (Rich) D. ; ed.
Burlington, Vt., High School, 1871-5; grad.
A. B., Univ. of Vt., 1879 (Ph. D., Johns Hop-
kins, 1884); m. Fenton, Mich., July 28, 1886,
Alice Chipman. Mem. Am. Psychol. Assn.
Author: Psychology, Al; Leibniz, S2; Crit-
ical Theory of Ethics, 01; Study of Ethics,
W12; Psychology of Number, A2; contrib-
utor to Philos. Review and Psychol. Re-
view; editor Elementary School Record.
Adaress: 0036 Jefferson Av., Chicago.

DEWEY, Melvil, sec. and exec, officer,
Univ. State of N. Y., 1888-99, dir. N. Y.
State Library since 1888, and of Home
Education dept. since 1891. Founder, and
dir. N. Y. State Library School since 1887;
b. Adams Center, N. Y., Dec. 10, 1851; grad.
Amherst, 1874 (M. A., 1877); m. Oct. 19, 1878,
Annie R. Godfrey. Acting librarian Am-
herst, 1873-6; went to Boston; founded and
managed 3 nat. edn'l socs., Am. Library
Assn., Metric Bureau for establishing me-
tric weights and measures, and Spelling
Reform Assn. ; also Library Bureau for
advancing library interests; chief librarian
and prof, of library economy, Columbia
Coll., 1883. Author: Library School Rules,
1891; Decimal Classification and Relative
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DEWEY, Richard, physician; b. Forest-
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high school and literary dept., Univ. of
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field hosp., Pont a Mousson, France, and
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and nervous diseases, Chicago Post-Giadu-
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1896; mem. various med. socs.; expert and
writer on mental diseases; in charge Mil-
waukee Sanitarium (office in Chicago).
Address: Wauwatosa, Wis.

DEWHIRST, Frederic Eli, paste- Uni-
versity Cong'l Ch., Chicago, since Jan.,
1900; b. Bradford, Me., April 20, 1855; .?.
Eli and Diantha (Richards) D. ; grad. Col-
by Univ., Me., 1878 (A. M., 1881); m. Oct. 'J,
1883, May Taylor. Instr. history and Latin,
Conn. Literary Inst., Suffield, Conn.; pastor
of chs. in Quincy, Mass., and Burlington,
Vt., 1882-1892; lecturer on economics and
sociology, Univ. of Vt., 1889-92; pastor Ply-
mouth Cong'l Ch., Indianapolis, 1892-9.
Author: Dwellers in Tents, 1897 B6; In the



Light of the Whole, 1901 12. Address: 5740
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DEWING, Maria Oakey, artist; b. New
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New York, and under John Lafarge and



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