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iness of the Tuthill Spring Co., of which has
been pres. from organization. For 8 years the
works of the company were at Hammond, Ind.,
where he resided; city clerk of Hammond,
1887-8; removed residence and works to Chica-
go, 1892. Established and managed the First
Nat. Bank of Hammond, 1886-92; was engaged
In World's Fair branch of the Northern Trust
Co.'s bank during 1893. Republican. Congre-
gationalist; life dir. Am. Bible Soc; honorary
life mem. Am. Board of Commrs. for Foreign
Missions: life member Am. Missionary Assn.
Mem. Congregational Club; mem. Geographic
Soc. of Chicago, Chicago Peace Soc, Am. Free
Trade League. Recreation: walking. Residence:
6958 N. Ashland Av. Office: 760 W. Polk St.

TTTTWTTi^, Blchard Stanley, judge; born Yer-
gennes, Jackson Co., 111., Nov. 10, 1841; son
Daniel Braley and Sally (Strong) Tuthill; A.B.,
Middlebury (Vt.) Coll., 1863, A.M., 1868; (LL.
D., III. Coll., 1901, St. Ignatius Coll., Chicago,
1898, Middlebury, 1909); entered army, 1863,
served as scout attached to command Gen.
John A. Logan, later 2d and 1st It. Battery H,
1st Mich. Light Arty., 3d Div., 17th Army
Corps. Army of Tenn., to close of war; re-
signed. May 29, 1865; married Jane Frances
Smith, of Vergennes, Vt., Aug. 24, 1868 (died
1872); married 2d, Harriet, daughter of Ed-
ward McKey, of Janesville, Wis.. Jan. 2, 1877.
Admitted to bar, 1866; practiced at Nashville,
Tenn., 1866-73; state's atty. Nashville Circuit,
.1867-71; located at Chicago, 1873; city atty.,
1875-9; U.S. dist. atty., 1884-6; iudge Circuit
Court of Cook Co. since 1887. Republican. Un-
der juvenile court law of 1889 was chosen by
brother judges to organize and hold juvenile
court, in addition to other duties; held this
court for 6 years. This was the original "Ju-
venile Court," the fame of which has extended
throughout the U.S. and the world. Organized,
1898, and mem. bd. of trustees (State) St.
Charles (111.) Sch. for Boys; pres. Chicago Law
Sch. Clubs: Illinois, Hamilton, Church. One of
306 who in Rep. Nat. Conv. of 1880 voted to
the last for Gen. Grant. Mem. (comdr., 1893)
Mil. Order Loyal Legion of U.S., G.A.R., Soc. of
Army of the Tennessee: pres. Memorial Hall
Assn., Chicago; 32 Mason. Episcopalian. Res-
idence: 1505 Jackson Boul. Office: Court House.



TTJTTIiE, Emerson B., lawyer and real es-
tate agent; born Chicago, Nov. 26. 1860; son
Nelson and Charlotte L. (Emerson) Tuttle; ed.
private schools of Chicago, and Yale Univ.;
studied law in offices of Isham & Lincoln, Chi-
cago; admitted to bar, 1884. Clubs: Chicago,
University, Onwentsia, Saddle and Cycle, Com-
mercial. Residence: University Club. Office:
Marquette Bldg.

TUTTliE, Henry Kelson, lawyer; born 153
Michigan Av., Chicago, Nov. 17. 1858; son Nel-
son (came to Chicago, 1837) and Charlotte
Louise (Emerson) Tuttle; ed. Chicago Acad.,
Palmer's Acad., Chicago, Greylock Inst., S.
Williamstown, Mass., and Yale Coll. (A.B.),
1881; studied law; married Chicago, Nov. 8,
18SS, Fannie, daughter of John V. Farwell;
children: Henry Emerson, Arthur Farwell,
Grace Emeret. Admitted to 111. bar, 1883; prac-
ticed alone, 1883-7; of law firm Marston, Augur
& Tuttle, 1887-1901, Marston & Tuttle since
1901. Republican. Presbyterian. Clubs: Chi-
cago, University, Onwentsia. Residence; Lake
Forest, 111. Office: Tacoma Bldg.

*TUTTIE, 'William Fierce, grain broker; see
Vol. 1905.

*T'WEEJi'r, Osborne Smith, rubber goods;
see Vol. 1905.

TWZSS, Bicliard Bentley, lawyer; born Cam-
bridge, Washington Co., N.Y., Dec. 23. 1843;
son John Russell and Ann (Bentley) Twiss; re-
moved with parents to Ohio, 1849, and to Clin-
ton (3o.. la., 1854; ed. pub. schools and business
coll.; taught penmanship and bookkeeping in
business coll. until 1868; student in prep, and
collegiate depts. of old Chicago Univ., A.B.,
1875, delivering the class oration; grad. Union
Coll. of Law, 1877; married Belvidere, 111.,
1895, Eleanor May Harmon. Admitted to 111.
bar, 1877. Trustee First Baptist Church, Chi-
cago. Mem. Psi Upsilon. Residence: 506 33d
PI . Offi ce: 25 N. Dearborn St.

TYE, Jolm James, hides, wool, tallow; born
W. Chicago (then Turner Junction). 111., Jan.
21, 1861; son John and Esther (Gallagher) Tye;
ed. West Chicago High School and business
coll.; married Clinton, la.. Aug. 15, 1894, Katie
Farrell; children: Frank E., Willie L., Paul F.,
Allen J. Began as office boy for Bolles & Rog-
ers, later becoming clerk, and bookkeeper until
1890, when "was admitted to partners'nip in the
firm. Republican. Catholic. Mem. School Board
of West Chicago. Residence: West Chicago,
111. Office: 129 W. Kinzie St.

TYIEB, Albert Smith, glass; born Chicago,
Mar. 4, 1846; son Orson and Amelia (Farrant)
Tyler; attended private school in Chicago;
went to Milwaukee, attending pub. schools and
finishing at a private acad. at 16 years of age;
married Chicago, Oct. 5, 1876, Addle L. Spring;
1 daughter: Irna Clayton. In 1862 entered era-
ploy of the CM.&St.P.R.R.Co., general freight
dept., at Milwaukee; returned to Chicago, 1866,
and was in employ of J. W. Doane & Co.,
wholesale grocers, until 1872, when entered
employ of P. C. Hanford & Co., paints and oils;
then cashier of George F. Kimball & Co., ghiss
dealers, 1879-87; in 1887, with Louis A. Hip-
pach, established firm of Tyler & Hlppach,
plate and window glass, which was later incor-
porated as Tyler & Hlppach Co., of which is
pres.; also treas. Federal Plate CJlass Co., Ot-
tawa, 111.; dir. Western Glass Co., Streator, 111.
Republican. Episcopalian. Recreation: motor-
ing. Residence: 5401 East End Av. Office: 366
W. Ohio St.

U.-X.11EB, Harvey Ainsworth, physician; born
Boston. Apr. 30. 1869: son William H. and
Mary Jane (Frellick) Tvler; grad. West Divi-
sion High School, Chicago, 1886; M.D.. Rush
Med. Coll., 1889; married Chicago, Nov. 22,
1892, Alice E. Rutherford; 1 son: William R.
Taught gynecology and obstetrics in Rush Med.
Coll.. 1893-8; prof, gynecology. Chicago Poli-
clinic and Hosp.; gynecologist to House of Cor-



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rection. Mem. Chicago Med. Soc, III. State
Med. Soc, A.M.A. Mason. Republican. Presby-
terian. Residence: 1437 Dearborn Av. Office:
lOS-110 N. State St.

TTSBEIiIi, Albert K., lawyer; born Antloch,
111., Aug. 12, 1863; son Lewis and Emily (Gil-
more) Tyrrell; ed. pub. schools of Antloch;
married Chicago, Mar. 15, 1897, Abbie E. Mar-
tin. Studied law in offices of Thomas J. Suth-
erland, Henry M. Bacon, and Hynes, English &
Dunne, and was admitted to 111. bar, 1889;
since engaged in practice in Chicago; mem.
Arm of Tyrrell & Felllngham, Jan. 1, 1902-Jan.
1, 1908. Mem. Cook Co. Real Estate Board
(chmn. Ways and Means Com.). Mem. Chicago
Bar Assn. Democrat. Clubs: Legal, Town and
Country, Press. Residence: 1745 W. Monroe St.
Office: Hartford Bldg.

TTSOH, RuBBell, real estate; born Shanghai,
China, Dec. 1, 1867; son George and Sarah H.
(Anthony) Tyson; A.B., Harvard Univ., 1890;
married Sarah Merry Bradley, of Brattleboro,
Vt., June 17, 1891. Began with Luce & Man-
ning, wool commn., Boston, 1890; with Bradley
& Storer, real estate, Boston, 1892-3; with Al-
dis & Co., Chicago, since 1893, becoming a
mem. of Arm in 1901; also mem. firm Bradley
& Tyson, real estate, Boston; dir. Greater New
York Development Co., Brooklyn Development
Co., Brooklyn Associates; trustee Western Cit-
ies Trustees, Chicago Real Estate Trustees,
City Real Estate Trustees. Republican. Uni-
tarian. Clubs: Chicago, University, City (Chi-
cago), University, Harvard (New York), Union,
Exchange (Boston), Essex County Country
(Manchester, Mass.). Recreations; hunting and
fishing, outdoor sports. Residence: 20 E. Goethe
St. Office: 247 Monadnock Blk.

u

TJHBAATTB, Francis Adolpli Sdward, bank-
er; born Bremen, Germany, Feb. 9, 1851; son
Anton Ludolph and Elizabeth Catharine (Lud-
eritz) Uhrlaub; ed. business coll. and private
schools and tutors in Bremen; married Oco-
nomowoc. Wis., Aug. IS, 1896, Louise Rupp
(now deceased). Began, Mar. 1, 1866, with G.
H. Primavesi & Co., of Bremen, doing business
with South America and the West Indies; went
to New York, Oct. 1870, and engaged in the
West Indian trade; lived in South America and
West Indies, mo.stly in Santo Domingo, repre-
senting several German firms, 1871-4; in Oct.
1874, accepted position with Volkart Bros., of
Bombay, East Indies, and 1875-9, was mgr. of
their Malabar Coast business, with headquar-
ters at Cochin. Left India, 1879; lived in Bal-
timore until 1884; since then in Chicago. Or-
ganized foreign exchange and bond dept. for
Chicago Nat. Bank. 1885, and mgr. of that dept.
until 1902; since then vice-pres. Central Trust
Co. of 111. Also dir. Rochelle & Southern R.R.
Co., Globe Seamless Tube Co., C, M. & Puget
Sound Ry., Colonial Land Co., 111. Timber Co.;
pres. Oriental Land & Improvement Co.. Enter-
prise Land & Improvement Co. Clubs: Ger-
mania, Mid-Day, Bankers', South Shore Coun-
try. Residence: 2634 Lake View Av. Office:
Central Trust Co.

XJIMUl^X, Edward Onstav, brewer; born
Wertheim-on-the-Main, Baden, Germany. Oct.
19, 1845; son Benedict and Katherine (Krug)
Uihlein; grad. Wertheim Gymnasium. 1861;
came to U.S., June 1864; married Jan. 1875. Au-
gusta Manns, St. Louis, Mo.; children: Edgar,
Clara (Mrs. A. O. Trostel, Milwaukee), Olga,
(Mrs. Henry Beneke, Chicago), Ella. Melita.
Was employed in the grocery business in St.
Louis 3 years; mfr. of oils in Chicago, 1867-
71; since Jan. 1, 1872, in charge of the Chicago
agency of the Jos. Schlitz Brewing Co., of Mil-
waukee, and now vice-pres. of the company.
Mem. Chicago and Milwaukee Brewers' Assn.;
mem. U.S. Brewers' Assn. ; was West Park



Ccmmr. 3 years under Gov. Altgeld. Pres. Chi-
cago Horticultural Soc; pres. German Hosp.
Mason (32). Has a notable collection of trop-
ical palms and orchids from all parts of the
world, and his collection is considered one of
the best in America. Clubs: Germanla. Or-
pheus, Teutonia, Maennerchor, German Press.
Recreations: gardening and farming. Summer
Home: Forest Glenn, on Lake Geneva. Resi-
dence: 2041 Ewing PI. Office: Ohio and N. Un-
ion Sts.

U&EN, Kenry Charles, Jr., pres. Ulen. Suth-
erlin & Co., bankers; born Boone Co., Ind., June
12, 1871; son Henry C. and Katherine (Pinnell)
Ulen; ed. graded schools of Lebanon, Ind.; mar-
ried Thorntown, Ind., Sept. 1, 1890, Mary M.
Dutch. Admitted to Ind. bar, 1894, and prac-
ticed law in Boone Co., 1894-1900; moved to In-
dianapolis, 1900; organized the American Light
& Water Co., of which was pres., 1900-9; or-
ganized Ulen, Sutherlin & Co., 1908, bankers
and dealers in municipal bonds, and since pres.;
moved business to Chicago, Mar. 1909. Demo-
crat. Methodist. Mason (32", Shriner). Clubs:
111. Athletic, Edgewater Golf; also Kansas City
(Kansas City). Recreations: golf, hunting. Res-
idence: 4145 Sheridan Rd. Office: First Nat.
Bank Bldg.

TTb^MAmr, Herbert James, insurance; born
Racine, Wis., Nov. 9, 1855; son James J. and
Rosina (Hovey) Ullmann; ed. Chicago High
School; married Vincennes, Ind., Apr. 30, 1885,
Clara R. Williams; children: Ralph Williams,
James Wilson, Herbert Satterlee. Has been in
the fire insurance business since 1875; mem.
Bowmar & Ullmann, 1877-85, O. W. Barrett &
Co., 1885-94, R. A. Waller & Co., 1894-1901;
subsequently successively a mem. of Marsh,
Ullmann & Co. and H. J. Ullmann & Co.; not
now in active business. Mem. Veteran Corps,
1st Inf., I.N.G., S.A.R. Club: Chicago Athletic
Residence: Oak Park, 111. Office: 29 S. LaSalle
Street.

TTUBICH, Bartow Adolplins, lawyer, real es-
tate, writer; born Fishkill, N.T., Feb. 12. 1840;
son Augustus Louis and Henrietta (daughter
of Justus Johann VonReisenkampff, formerly
collector of port, Raval, Russia) Ulrich; grand-
son of Prof. J. A. H. Ulrich, of Univ. of Jena;
went to Germany, 1858; studied under private
tutors and attended lectures at Univ. of Hei-
delberg nearly 2 years; also studied at Win-
borne, Dorsetshire, Eng. ; LL.B., Univ. of Mich.,
1864; married Helen R. Russell, of Brighton,
Mich., Mar. 31, 1864; 7 children: Victoria (Mrs.
E. E. Noyes, artist), Helen R. (Mme. A. Al-
bert!, known as Noldi, opera singer), Gertrude,
Lela, Russell, Perry, Bartow A., Jr. (died 1905.)
Admitted to 111. bar, 1864, and engaged in
practice until 1870, when entered real estate
business; senior mem. Ulrich & Bond, 1873,
later alone and in firm of Ulrich & Sons; time
principally devoted to private interests and in
writing since 1910. Prohibition nominee for
Legislature, 1910. Went to Europe in 1893, and
Investigated the various forms of municipal
government, articles subsequentlj; published in
American newspapers and magazines. Author:
Treatises on (Government, 1865; Victor Dra-
matic Cantata, 1880; Political Influence of Ger-
mans and Destiny in America, 1884; How
Should Chicago Be Governed? 1893; Essays on
Christ Jesus, 1909. etc. Frequent contbr. to
periodical press. Club: Press. Residence: 726
Bittersweet PI. Office: 42 N. Dearborn St.

IT^BICH, Perry, real estate; born Chicago,
Aug. 26, 1870; son Bartow Adolphus and Helen
R. (Russell) Ulrich; ed. Hyde Park grammar
and high schools; married Anna Hamilton
Fairbairn, of Chicago. Apr. 28, 1909; 1 daugh-
ter. Engaged in real estate business in Chica-
go since 1889; has also large holdings at Gary,
Ind.. and in other states. Republican. Mem.
Christian Science Church. Mem. Chicago Assn.
of Commerce. Club: Hamilton. Residence: 732
Bittersweet PI. Office: Title & Trust Bldg.



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XTHSEBWOOB, Arthur Waring', lawyer ; born Art Inst, of Chicago. Mem. Congregational

Ft. Edward, N.Y., June 6, 1S63; son Jarvis A. Church and T.M.C.A. Royal Arch Mason. Re-

and Kunice (Shapleigh) Underwood; graduated publican. Club: Homewood Country. Recrea-

Glens Falls (N.Y.) Acad., 1880; A.B., Williams tion: golf. Residence: 5327 Cornell Av. Office:

Coll., 1884; at law school Univ. of Wis., 1888; 759 The Rookery.

Ch/cTgo^Oct ^7 ^1^3 LUCT ?l'Cronkklt"?chfl'? UNDERWOOD, William Jackson, ry. mgr.;

d?en^ Person Eunice sLnlelerjoseDW^^^ ^O''" Milwaukee, Apr. 19. 1S52; son Enoch D.

Cronkhite Was nr^ncfnal of Patterson^^^^^ '"<' Harriet (Denny) Underwood; ed. public

lrl?i7.^i rJIf ^It^^lS^LHii^ f^^, 2^1!}? To schools, Milwaukee; married Evelyn E. Browne,

?f?l V ,lfr ^f J?i!rl ?f ^PJwnn w^l^ }^.^ ^t Glencoe, 111., Oct. 1884. Brakeman and con-

1SS4-d; mfr. of veneers at Tigerton, Wis., and j,,ptr,- is7?-S4 riiv sunt iss4-q4 a<!<it e-en

Eagle River, Wis., 1885-S; then in law schools, sunt 1894-1900 een sunt Feb -Dec lloo'

at Sladison and Chicago, and while taking Chi- asst gen mgr 1900-5 len mgr since Dec l'

cago course also served as clerk in law office ?!?' ??m *St P Rv rinh^ TiSon T Palne Rei

of Tenney, Bashford & Tenney; admitted to idente 'oiencoe Ilf Office- Railway Exchanll

bar, 1890; practiced successively in firms of 'denee. uiencoe, ill. Office. Kauway i-xcnange.

Conover, Shedd & Underwood, Smith. Shedd & UNBATK, Charles Pred, provision dealer:
Underwood, and Smith, Shedd, Underwood & born S. Germany, Sept. 11, 1847; son John and
Hall; now mem. firm of Underwood & Smyser. Reglna Unrath; ed. pub. schools in Germany;
Mem. 111. State Bar Assn., Chicago Bar Assn., married Watertown, Wis., 1878, Ernestine Mo-
Chicago Law Inst, Law Club, Phi Beta Kappa ser; children: Charles F., Jr., Robert M. Came
(Williams), 1883. Republican; alderman 2d to Chicago, 1867, and engaged In the butcher
Ward, Evanston, 111., 1888-1901. Congregation- business; incorporated, Oct. 1903, the Fulton
alist. Clubs: Union League, Skokle Country, Packing Co., beef and pork packers, of which
Mid-Day, University of Evanston. Residence: Is pres. Republican. Mason (K.T., Shriner).
Evanston, 111. Office: Marquette Bldg. Residence: 1808 Millard Av. Office: 820 Fulton

Street

Xrin>EBWOOD, Oeorge Walter, lawyer; born ___.. . .. _^ .m,,,, ,, .

Belleville, St. Clair Co., III., Sept. 22, 1860; son ^ TXPHAK, Proderic WlUiam, business man;

Jcseph Brown and Mary Letltia (McKee) Un- born Racine, Wis., Jan. 29, 1861; son Calvin H.

derwood; at death of father, who was first and Amanda E. (Gibbs) Uphara; A.B., Ripon

mayor of Belleville, also a mem. of 111. Legis- (Wis ) Coll.; married Helen Hall, of Cedar

lature, came to Chicago In Dec. 1867; ed. Chi- Rapids, la. With Upham Mfg. Co.. Marshfield,

cago pub. schools; was with E. A. Cummings Wis., of which his uncle, William H. Upham,

& Co. and William Hale Thompson 5 years in wap pres., 1880-94; removed to Chicago, 1894,

the management of real estate; admitted to 111. and entered lumber business; prin. owner Up-

bar, 1887; LL.B., Chicago Law School. 1901; ham & Agler Lumber Co.; vice-pres. Chicago

married Mary Terhune, of Chicago, Feb. 3, Midland Ry.; pres City Fuel Co.; dir. Peabody

1892; 3 children: George, Jr., Mae. Jr., and Coal Co., Knickerbocker Ice Co., Calumet Ins.

William Edward. South Town justice. 1894- Co., Security Life Ins. Co., Ani. Surety Co.,

1906 (6 years as police justice); apptd. asst. Western Trust & Savings Bank, Single Service

state's atty., Dec. 1908. Republican; del. to Corpn. of America. Del. Rep. Nat. Conv., Min-

many conventions; many years mem. Exec, neapolis^ 1892; vice-chnin Com. on Arrange-

Com. of home ward organization. Mason (K. ments, Rep. Nat. Conv., 1904, chmn. same com..

T.). Clubs: Hamilton (one of 4 original organ- 1908, and asst. treas. in West for Taftcam-

izers), Jackson Park Yacht (hon.). Residence: Paign; elected alderman 22d Ward, Chicago.

3221 South Park Boul. Office: 1107 Tacoma 1?98 C^^'Sned); pres. Cook Co. Bd of Review

Building since Jan. 1, 1899. Pres. (now dir.) 111. Mfrs.

Assn., 1908-9; chmn. exec. com. Nat. Business
triTDEBWOOD, Jonathan Flatt, lumberman; League of America since 1906; mem. Soc. Co-
born Auburn, N.Y^., Sept. 14, 1849; son George lonlal Wars, S.A.R., N.E. Soc, Loyal Legion,
and Charlotte A. (Piatt) Underwood; A.B., Clubs: Chicago, Union League. Commercial.
Hamilton Coll., 1870; married Caroline Trum- Chicago Athletic, Hamilton, Mid-Day, Mar-
bull, of Chicago, Nov. 5, 1890; 3 children: El- quette, Germania, Saddle and Cycle, City,
eanor, Dorothea. Morgan P. In lumber mfg.. Press. Chicago Automobile, South Shore Coun-
1870-98; dealing In timber lands since 1898. try. Glen View Golf, Exmoor Golf, Chicago
Republican. Presbyterian Mem. Alpha Delta Golf (Chicago), Union League. Automobile of
Phi. Clubs: Union League, Chicago, Midlothian America (New York), Metropolitan (Washing-
Country (Chicago), University, Transportation ton). Residence: 1362 Aster St. Office: 332 S.
(New Y'ork). Recreation: golf. Residence: 4843 Michigan Av.



Lake Av. Office: 1205 Old Colony Bldg.



VPTOM', Edward lytton, lawyer ; born Barre,



Tnm-o'Biirnn'n ai.1.... x.^..r.... *-<>o,- Vt., Sept. 10, 1850; son Clark Warren and Har-
Oi^^^Sfn^ 60 -^rn i^X^ Town of Haf "-iet (Sherman) Upton; ed. Waukegan (111.)
ornana paj;king_co., Dorn in the lown or Har- p^^ schools and Lake Forest Acad.; married



rton;
Stud-



wich. Of Cape Cod, Mass., Sept. 11, 1840; son wankpe-an TH Oct 27 1x75 Mnrion Ru

lfnr^G?o"vi ^S^e*!?; <!?a%^^i"cS^ S"a'sr-"iS^rri%1i 1 so"n:Td"wardClar*k ('died' Oct. ^O^Toogrs.uu-

Fannie Farrinet^n of Ch caeo Feb" 2?^ 1864- '^d law in office of Blodgett & Upton, and was

1 r^^? a?/^i^.^^^,^..Ph^ l,^'o.f ; ,;..,; admitted to 111. bar, 1871, and in U.S. Court,

business at Bur^fn^tonTa ?n^l855 cime to !" I vice-pres. ' Goodrich Transportation

Chicago in ?Drin2^of 185'6 and eneae^d in ^o., Besley Brewing Co. (Waukegan), Mono-

commn bSsiness^n the Board of T?adl- be" >" Portable Ry. Co. of Chicago. Mem. Chica-

cam^a mem Underwood & Co abSut 1860 SO Bar Assn. Republican. Recreation: golf.

cS{rtinuingTany"/eahis''fi?mVec"tcd (?o^ gf^'e^""^- Waukegan, 111. Office: 50 Borden

D, of the 72d 111. Inf., for service in the Civil ^'O^K.

War; was mem. The Scammon Light Inf., UPTON, Qeorge Putnam, journalist, author;

which acted as a guard of honor when the re- born Boston. Oct. 25, 1834; son Daniel P. and

mains of tlie Hon. Stephen A. Douglas laid in Lydia N. Upton; ed. Roxbury (Mass.) Latin

state in "Bryan Hall," and escorted tliem to School; A.M., Brown University, 1854; married

their last resting place at 35th St. and Lake Georgiana S. Wood, of Adrian. Mich., Sept. 22,

Av. Was on patrol duty during the short time 1880. On staft Native Citizen, Chicago, 1855-6;

Chicago was under martial law. Became iden- city editor Evening Journal, 1856-62; city ed-

tified with the Omaha Packing Co. about 1890. Itor and war corr., 1862-3, musical critic, 1863-

occupying various responsible positions until 81, asso. editor, 1872-1905, editorial writer since

elected treas. of the corpn. in the early 'SOs. 1870, Chicago Tribune. Mem. Archseol. Inst.

Mem. Chicago Board of Trade since 1857 (with America; corr. mem. Chicago Hist. Soc, Wis.

exception of 3 years); mem. New England Soc, Hist. Soc. Author of numerous books, for titles



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see Who's Who in America. Address: 2427
South Park Av.

UBION, Alfred B., lawyer; born Salem, N.J.,
Sept. 29, 1863; son John and Mary (Randolph)
Urlon; ed. South Jersey Inst, and Central High
School, Philadelphia, Pa.; studied law at St.
Paul, Minn., and in N.D,; married 1885, Mabel,
daughter of Henry M. Kimball, then editor of
the Carlinville (111.) Democrat; children: Fran-
ces, Henry, Alfred, Jr., Virginia. Admitted to
bar on examination in N.D., 1885; later ad-
mitted to Minn, bar, at St. Paul, and in 1888
came to Chicago, to enter legal service of Ar-
mour & Company, for whom he is now gen.
counsel. Mem. Chicago Board of Edn., and
pres. same, June 1909-Jan. 1, 1911. Mason.
Clubs: Press, Union League, Hamilton. Resi-
dence: 839 E. 40th St. Office: Home Insurance
Building.

TJSHEB, Thomas James, builders' hardware;
born Cincinnati, O., May 28, 1863; son Samuel
and Elizabeth (Hughes) Usher; ed. pub. schools
of Brooklyn, N.Y. ; married Brooklyn, Jan. 13,
1886, Jessie S. Van Valkenburgh; children:
Harold L., Thomas J., Jr., Louis C. Began as
office boy in employ of Sheepshead Bay & Coney
Island Ry. Co., 2 years; then entered employ
of the Russell & Erwin Mfg. Co., on Mar. 4,
1880, as order clerk jn the New York City
office, and later was for 20 years traveling
salesman for the co. and became mgr. Chicago
office, Jan. 1, 1904; the company was incorpor-
ated in 111., Jan. 1, 1908, as the Russell & Er-
win Mfg. (io. of Chicago, of which has since
been vice-pres. and sec. Republican. Episcopa-
lian. Elk. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, South
Shore Country. Residence: 5446 Michigan Av.
Office: 73 B. Lake St.

UTT, Natban Enoch, lawyer; born Platte-
ville. Wis.; son Elias and Abigail (Borah) Utt;
ed. State Normal School, Platteville; LL.B.,
Univ. of Mich., 1876. Practiced law at Du-
buque, la., 1876-1900; since in Chicago; now
associated in practice with his brother, Will-
iam H. Utt (Utt Bros.). Republican. Mason.
Office: 30 N. LaSalle St.

UTT, William Henry, lawyer; born Platte-
ville, Wis., Feb. 22, 1848: son Elias and Abigail
(Borah) Utt; grad. State Normal School,
Platteville, 1871; LL.B., Univ. of Mich., 1875;
married Ottumwa, la.. Mar. 1895, Sarah C. Mc-
Dermott (now deceased). Began practice at
Dubuque, la., 1875, and in 1876 Joined brother,
N. E. Utt, in firm of Utt Bros., Dubuque; apptd.
by governor to fill vacancy as circuit judge of
the 9th Judicial District of Iowa, Jan. 1, 1884,
and elected, Nov. 1884, for a full 4-year term
in same office, but left bench and returned to
law practice, Jan. 1, 1887; removed to Chicago,
1896, and has since been in active and general
practice here, with brother, N. E. Utt, as part-
ner, firm being Utt Bros. Mem. 111. State Bar
Assn., Chicago Bar Assn. Mason, K.P. Re-
publican. Club: Hamilton. Recreation: motor-
ing. Residence: Chicago Beach Hotel. Office:
111 W. Monroe St.

*UTZ, Alonzo J..; see Vol. 1905.



VAIK, Charles Winfield, clerk of Superior
Court of Cook Co.; born on farm 7 miles south-
west of Fairbury, 111., Mar. 14, 1861; son John
D. (Sr.) and Harriet A. (McNulty) Vail; at-
tended country school until was 18 years old;
2 winters in Lincoln (pub.) School, Chicago;
grad. Met. Business Coll., Chicago, 1884; mar-
ried Evansville, Ind., Dec. 1896, Clara I. Bar-
ton; children: Edna Eloise, Charles Winfield,
Marjorie. Bookkeeper for Chicago Gas Light
& Coke Co., 1884-6; traveling salesman for
Gardner Ladder Co., 1886-8; then with Felix &



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