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Mem. K. of C., A.O.H. Home: 4137 Michigan Boul.
Office: 30 N. LaSalle St.

McARDLE. Thomas Edward, western manager
Fred G. Clark Co.; b. Cleveland, O., Sept. 22, 1873;
s. Michael and Bridget (Garvey) McArdle; ed. pub.



schs., Cleveland; m. May E. Bushnell, of Peoria,
111., Aug. 25, 1901; children: Thomas A., James E.,
Paul F., Lucille. Has been identified with The
Fred G. Clark Co., refiners of petroleum, heavy
chemicals, Cleveland, practically since beginning
of active career; western mgr. at Chicago since
1902. Clubs: 111. Athletic, Petroleum, Central Mfg.
District, Flossmoor Country. Home: 7201 Prince-
ton Av. Office: 1031 W. 37th St.

McARTHUR, see also MacArtliur.

McARTHTJR, Lewis Linn, surgeon; b. Boston,
Jan. 23, 1858; s. Maj. Joseph H. (U.S.A.) and Julia
(Woodworth) McArthur; ed. Lake Forest (111.)
Acad., 1873-4, Santa Clara (Cal.) Coll., 1875; M.D.,
Rush Med. Coll., 1880; house surgeon, Cook Co.
Hosp., 1880-1; post-grad, studies Heidelberg and
Vienna, 1882-3; m. Mamie Walker, of Chicago, Feb.
25, 1885; 4 children: Selim, Emilie, Constance,
Lewis Linn, Jr. Attending surgeon, St. Luke's and
Michael Reese hosps., since 1886; prof, surgery,
Post-Grad. Med. Sch., since organization. Fellow
Am. Surg. Assn.; mem. Internal. Surg. Congress,
A.M.A., A.A.A.S., Chicago Med. Soc. (ex-pres.).
Clubs: Chicago, University, Glen View, South.
Shore Country. Home: 4724 Drexel Boul. Office:
122 S. Michigan Boul.

McATJLIFF, Cornelias, newspaper man; 1850-
Apr. 10, 1911. (See vol. 1911.)

McBEAN, George Barnet. automobile accesso-
ries; b. Chicago, Nov. 19, 1866; s. Archibald J. and
Georgiana Elspeth (Barnet) McBean; attended
Moseley Sch. (pub.), 1877-8, Allen's Acad., 1878-80,
Harvard Sch., Chicago, 1880-2 and 1884; traveled in
Europe, 1882-4; Rowe's Acad., Tarrytown, N.T.,
1885; Phillips Acad., Andover, Mass., 1885-6; Mass.
Inst. Tech., 1886-7; m. Nov., 1904, Carrie F. Pope,
of St. Louis, Mo.; 3 children: Caroline, Georgiana,
Elise. Employe of A. J. McBean & Co., contract-
ors, 1887-8; in real estate on own account, 1889-90;
partner in firm A. J. McBean & Co., contractors,
1890-7, and in A. J. McBean & Co., cements, 1896-
1901; mem. G. B. McBean & Co., real estate, since
1901; pres. Mechanical & Electrical Mfg. Co., auto
accessories, since 1904. Clubs: Caxton, Highland
Park. Home: Highland Park, 111. Office: 2227
Prairie Av., Chicago.

McBEAN, George Martin, oculist, aurist; b. Chi-
cago, Apr. 20, 1875; s. James George and Lizzie
(Hawley) McBean; ed. grammar sens., South Div.
High Sch., Chicago; Armour Inst. Tech.; M.D.,
Hahnemann Med. Coll., Chicago, 1899; post-grad,
work Univ. of Chicago; Univ. of Vienna, 1908, 14;
London Royal Ophthalmic Hosp., 1909; m. Louise
Blish McBean, of Chicago, Oct. 17, 1906; 2 chil-
dren: James Blish, Mary Louise. Practiced in Chi-
cago since 1899; mem. faculty, Hahnemann Med.
Coll.; oculist, Chicago Home for Friendless; mem.
visiting staff, Streeter Hosp. Fellow Am. Coll.
Surgeons, A.M.A. ; mem. Am. Inst. Homoeopathy,
Chicago Med. Soc., Chicago Horace. Med. Soc., Chi-
cago Laryngol. and Otol. Soc., etc. Club: Chicago
Literary. Asst. editor Clinique for 6 yrs.; contbr.
to med. jours, on subjects pertaining to the eye
and ear, among them: Variation of Sphenoid Sinus
Disease (Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Lar-
yngology). 1915; Theories Concerning Paracusis
Willissii (same), 1915. Home: 4640 Drexel Boul.
Office: 22 E. Washington St.

MCBEAN, James George, contractor. (See vol.

MCBIRNEY, Hug-li Johnston, mfr.; b. Cincin-
nati, O., Jan. 19, 1853; s. Hugh and Isabelle M.
(Johnston) McBirney; B.A., Yale, 1875; m. Mary
E. Campbell, of Chicago, Oct. 8, 1885; children:
Annie Lawrie (Mrs. Joseph T. Ryerson. Chicago),
Mrs. Henry B. Stimson (New York). Engaged in
mercantile business at Cincinnati, 1887-9; became
treas. McBirney & Johnston White Lead Co., Chi-
cago, 1879, title later the National Lead Co., of
which is asst. mgr. Pres. Lying-in Hosp.; mem.
bd. dirs. University Auxiliary Assn. Mem. Delta
Kappa Epsilon. Clubs: University (pres.). Cliff
Dwellers, Commercial, Onwentsia. Led expn. to
China and elsewhere in the Far East for research,
1917. Home: Laurel Av., Lake Forest, 111. Office:
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McBRADY, John Eniniett, president J. E. Mc-
Brady & Co.; b. Pickering, Ont., Can., Dec. 10, 1864;
s. Cornelius and Elizabeth (Burns) McBrady; ed.
Whitby Collegiate Inst., also Colllngwood, Ont.;
and Pickering Coll. to 1886; m. Lena Gertrude
Whitten, of Minneapolis, July 20, 1901; 4 children:
Gertrude, Edith, John, Ruth. Mgr. of Gately &
Williams, Cleveland, O., 1887-92; mgr. of Caie &
Montgomery, Rochester, N.Y., 1892-4; pres. Am.
Pub. House, Chicago, 1894-1904; pres. J. E. Mc-
Brady & Co., mfrs. of toilet goods, since July 1,
1904. Home: 1325 Main St., Evanston, 111. Office:
1045-1049 W. Van Buren St., Chicago.

McBBIDE, see also MacBride.

McBBIDE, George Joseph, tailors' trimmings;
b. Somerville, Mass., Aug. 24, 1869; s. John J. and
Ellen (Cartwright) McBride; grad. grammar sch..
Charlestown, Mass., 1884; m. Julia Elizabeth, d.
Lyman D. Hammond, of Chicago, May 16, 1900; 2
sons: John Hammond, Lyman Barstow. Began in
employ of Lamkin & Foster, Boston, 1884-8, Hay-
den, Gardinier & Co., shoes, until 1890; identified
with Cumner, Jones & Co., tailors' trimmings,
since 1890, treas. and mgr. since 1899. Mem. Chi-
cago Assn. Commerce. Republican. Clubs: Chi-
cago Athletic, Highland Park (sec.). Recreations:
golf, fishing. Home: Highland Park, 111. Office:
231 W. Monroe St., Chicago.

McCABE, Charles Robert, fire ins.; b. Chicago,
Apr. 24, 1862; s. Charles and Anna (McCormick)
McCabe; ed. grammar and high schs. and Chicago
Coll. of Law; m. Mary Elizabeth Whitty, of Chi-
cago, May 30, 1888; 7 children: Charles R., Jr.,
Helen, John, Margaret, Marie, Frank, Anna. Be-
gan as elk. in ins. office of W. H. Cunningham,
Chicago, 1883; was in the field as state agt. and
adjuster for many years; now in local flre Ins.
agency business, and Cook Co. mgr. for Agricul-
tural Ins. Co. of Watertown, N.Y.; mem. firm of
McCabe & Hengle. Catholic. Clubs: Ravenswood,
Ridgemoor Country Golf . Recreation: golf. Home:
4612 Dover St. Office: 175 W. Jackson Boul.

McCABE, Francis Xavier, university pres.; b. at
New Orleans, Feb. 6, 1872; s. Hugh and Elizabeth
(Gafney) McCabe; A.B.. St. Mary's Sem., Perry-
ville, Mo., 1889, A.M., 1890; also 4 yrs.' course in
theology and other ecclesiastical branches, same
sch. Ordained priest R.C. Ch., 1896; prof, chem-
istry, St. Vincent's Coll., Los Angeles, Cal., 1896-
1906, vice pres., 1902-6; pres. DePaul Univ., Chi-
cago, since July, 1906. Also pastor St. Vincent's
Ch.; in mission work, Chicago, St. Louis, New Or-
leans, etc., 1906-10. Address: 1010 Webster Av.

McCABE, George W., banker; b. on farm near
Brimfield, 111., Mar. 1, 1863; s. Patrick and Cath-
arine (Fox) McCabe; ed. St. Viateur's Coll., Kan-
kakee, 111.; Bryant and Stratton Business Coll.,
Chicago; law office 2 yrs.; m. Theresa M. Kehoe,
of Chicago, Sept. 29, 1897; children: Katharine G.,
George K., Edward F., Paul Fox, Regina Theresa.
Began in bank at Chatsworth, 111., Oct., 1893; or-
ganizer, 1900, and mgr. for 10 yrs., Commercial
Nat. Bank, Chatsworth, now dir.; organizer Lake
View State Bank, Chicago, chartered Apr. 6, 1911,
and continues as pres. same; also pres. Farmers
Nat. Bank, Strawn, 111., since 1905. Mem. Chicago
Assn. Commerce. Independent Democrat. K.C.
Home: 1118 Albion Av. Office: 3160 N. Clark St.

McCACHJE, William Iiivinffston, stocks and
bonds; b. Warren Co., O., Sept. 17, 1861; s. Thomas
and Henrietta M. (Lowes) McCague; grad. Omaha
(Neb.) High Sch., 1878; m. Harriet Hypes Hagan,
of Seattle, Wash., Oct. 29, 1902. Began as clerk,
Omaha Smelting Co., 1878-81; in real estate busi-
ness, Omaha, 1881-3; mem. McCague Bros., bank-
ers, Omaha, 1883-7; pres. McCague Savings Bank,
1887-93; mining in Mont, and mgr. ore sampling
company. Cripple Creek, Colo., 1894-1900; in real
estate business, Seattle, Wash., and Chicago, 1902-
1908; dealer in stocks and bonds, Chicago, since
1908, specializing in pub. utilities. Republican.
Presbyterian. Recreations: outdoor exercises.
Home: 1224 Hood Av. Office: 39 S. LaSalle St.

McCAT-L, Simmer Thompson, secretary-treas.
Am. Manganese Steel Co.; b. Winchester, Mass.,
May 30, 1882; s. Samuel Walker and Ella Esther
(Thompson) McCall; A.B., Harvard, 1903, LL.B.,



1906; m. Charlotte R. Gardner, of Evanston, 111.,
Feb. 3, 1909; 3 children: Charlotte, Margaret, Anne.
Admitted to 111. bar, 1907, and practiced in Chicago
until 1910; sec. and asst. treas. Am. Manganese
Steel Co., 1910-11, sec. and treas. since 1911, also
dir. same since 1913. Mem. Theta Delta Chi. Re-
publican. Episcopalian. Club: Westmoreland Coun-
try. Recreation: golf. Home: 1022 Sheridan Rd.,
Evanston, 111. Office: 1850 McCormick Bldg., Chi-
cago.

McCALLA, Albert, mfr.; b. Bloomington, Ind.,
Dec. 1, 1846; s. Thomas and Marianne (Davisson)
McCalla; A.B., Monmouth (111.) Coll., 1867, A.M.,
1870, Ph.D., 1883; student McCormick Theol. Sem.,
Chicago, 1868-9; B.D., Union Theol. Sem., New
York, 1870; m. Eleanor N. Hamill, of Keokuk. la.,
May 16, 1871. Ordained Presbyn. ministry, 1871;
pastor Emporia, Kan., 1871-3; prof, natural sci-
ences, Parsons Coll., Fairfield, la., 1875-86; prof,
mathematics and astronomy, Lake Forest Univ.,
1886-9; pres. Merced (Cal.) Collegiate Inst., 1890-
93; instr. biology, N. Div. High Sch., Chicago, 1893-
95; pres. McCalla- Wilson Co., later McCalla-Ross
Co., Chicago, 1898-1907, Calumet Car Co. since
1908; vice pres. and mgr. McCalla-Reichert Co.;
sec., dir. Calumet Advertising Co.; dist. mgr. for
Northern 111. of Keystone View Co. Mem. Am. Mi-
cros. Soc. (pres. 1882-3), 111. State Micros. Soc.
(pres. 1912, 13), A.A.A.S.. Am. Geog. Soc., Beta
Theta Pi. Republican. Club: Owls. Home: 2316
Calumet Av. Office: 37 W. Van Buren St.

McCANDLESS, Lewis Wilson, lawyer; b. Pres-
cott, Ariz., Apr. 12, 1877; s. James Newton and
Catherine Anne (Kerr) McCandless; A.B., Univ.
of Mich., 1898, LL.B., 1901; m. Clara Brantwell De
Veny, of Chicago, Jan. 20, 1906; 1 son, James Wil-
son. Began practice in Kansas City, Mo., 1901; re-
moved to Chicago, 1907; mem. Harlan (John May-
nard) & McCandless. Mem. Chicago Bar Assn.,
Law Inst. Chicago. Republican. Mason. Club:
Hamilton. Author: An Outline of the Law of Real
Property, 1901; (with John Maynard Harlan) The
Federal Trade Commission, 1916. Home: 220 Wis-
consin Av., Oak Park, 111. Office: 140 S. Dearborn
St., Chicago.

MCCARTHY, John J., paving contractor; b. Chi-
cago, Sept. 19, 1869; s. John and Mary (Connelly)
McCarthy; ed. pub. grammar schs., Chicago; m.
Marion Isabella, d. Richard F. Conway, of Chicago,
Oct. 9, 1894; 3 children. Engaged in contracting
business since 1897; pres. R. F. Conway Co. since
1910; also pres. Internal. Asphalt Co.; dir. Aurora
Automatic Machinery Co. Clubs: Chicago Athletic,
South Shore Country, Edgewater Golf; Midwick
Golf (Cal.). Home: 2410 Lake View Av. Office:
720 Chamber of Commerce.

MCCARTHY, Joseph William, architect; b. Jer-
sey City, N.J., June 22, 1884; s. John W. and Nora
(O'Leary) McCarthy; ed. parochial schs., New
York and Chicago; m. Mary Lynch, of Chicago,
July 15, 1908; 1 daughter, Miriam L. Began active
career, 1901, with D. H. Burnham & Co., architects,
continuing until 1909; later in employ of J. E. O.
Prldmore; practiced alone since 1911; designer of
Corpus Christ! Ch. and numerous parochial schs.
and chs. in Chicago. Mem. A.I.A., 111. Soc. Archi-
tects. Democrat. Mem. Knights of Columbus, Me-
diasvalists, Irish Fellowship Club. Recreations:
music, motoring, travel. Home: 4551 Sheridan Rd.
Office: 139 N. Clark St.

MCCARTNEY, Albert Joseph, clergyman; b. at
Northwood, O., July 3, 1878; s. John Longfellow
and Catherine (Robertson) McCartney; student
Univ. of Denver, 1896-8; B.L., Univ. of Wis., 1900;
M.A., Princeton, 1903; studied at Oxford and Glas-
gow; (D.D., Univ. of Pittsburgh, 1910); m. Mary
Hamilton Graham, of Chicago, June 29, 1915; 1
son, Benjamin Conkling. Ordained Presbyn. min-
istry, 1903; pastor Westfield, Pa., 1903-7, Sharon,
1907-10, Kenwood Ch., Chicago, since 1910. Dir.
Presbyn. Home for Aged, Night Church; mem. Ch.
Federation Council. Clubs: University, Round Ta-
ble. Home: 1030 E. 50th St.

McCARY, Clyde Jarvis, life underwriter; b. In-
dependence, Ala., Aug. 8, 1861; s. Dr. Jarvis M.
and Hertaline (Motley) McCary; ed. pvt. schs.,
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m. Clara Alma Meeker, of Greenville, O., Apr. 20,
1887; children: Meeker, Jessy H. Clk. in country
store at Jemison, Ala., 1 yr. ; later elk. in dry
goods store, Montgomery, Ala., bookkeeper and
cashier Pratt Saw Mill Co., Verbena, Ala., and
cashier Hobble & Teague, wholesale grocers, Mont-
gomery; engaged in life ins. business since 1881,
becomins agt. at Anniston, Ala.; removed to Bir-
mingham, as gen. agt. Equitable Life Assurance
Soc. of the U.S.; came to Chicago in 1893, as agt.
Penn Mutual Life Ins. Co., of Phila., with which
has since been identified; became mem. firm of
Smith, McCary & Co., gen. agts., for the Penn
Mutual Life Ins. Co., July, 1902, which firm con-
tinued until the death of Calvin S. Smith, Dec.,
1909, when title changed to C. J. McCary & Co., of
which has since been the sr. mem. Republican.
Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Union League, South
Shore Country. Home: 223 E. Delaware PI. Office:
1010, 134 S. LaSalle St.

McCASKILL. Charles Wallace, clergyman. (See
vol. 1911.)

MCCASKILL, Daniel, lawyer; b. Brown Co., 111.,
Sept. 21, 1845; s. Daniel and Esther (Turner) Mc-
Caskill; ed. pub. schs. ; served in Civil War in 14th
111. Inf., in Army of the Tenn.; m. at Virden, III.,
Mar. 18, 1875, Harriet H. Robinson; 1 son, Oliver
LeRoy. In circuit clerk's office of Christian Co.,
111., 1867-70; admitted to bar at Taylorville, 111.,
1870, and practiced there with brother, Alexander,
until 1880, when health failed, and went to Colo.;
practiced at Walsenburg, Colo., 1880-90, Pueblo,
1890-6, in Chicago since 1896, making a specialty
of corpn. law. Mem. George A. Thomas Post G.A.
R., Woodmen of the World, K.P. Home: 6426 Kim-
bark Av. Office: Title & Trust Bldg.

McCASKIIiIi, Oliver LeBoy, lawyer. Removed
to Morgantown, W.Va. (See vol. 1911.)

McCAUG-HAN. George Edward, lawyer. Re-
moved to Long Beach, Cal. (See vol. 1911.)

McCAULEY, Lena May (Miss), writer, art ed-
itor; b. "Palmyra Farm," Hagerstown, Md., May 2,
1859; d. James and Lena (Rowland) McCauley;
grad. Dearborn Sem., Chicago, 1878; spl. work in
lit. and science, Univ. of Chicago, 4 yrs. ; Univ. of
III. and Univ. of Wis., 1 yr. each. Teacher, later
asst. prin.. Chicago pub. schs., 1882-1900; asst. lit.
editor, 1900-2, art editor since 1902, Chicago Eve-
ning Post. Episcopalian. Mem. Chicago Soc. Art-
ists, Municipal Art League. Clubs: Chicago Wom-
an's, Woman's City, Lake View Woman's. Author:
Etchers of Architecture, 1904; (Ten) Monographs
of Etchers, 1905-7; The Joy of Gardens, 1912; also
continued series of articles on nature and gardens
for Evening Post. Contbr. various mags. Home:
418 St. James PI.

McCiABTAHAN, Archie Allen, lawyer; b. Nor-
wood. Mercer Co., 111., Sept. 29, 1859; s. Dr. J. P.
and Margaret (Jones) McClanahan; ed. Monmouth
(111.) Coll.; m. Nettie Braiden, of Chicago, 1883;
children: Nettie, Miles, Alice, Baird Archie, Jr.,
Wilhelmina V. Admitted to bar, 1885, and prac-
ticed at Omaha, Neb.; came to Chicago, 1895; city
atty. of Wheaton, 111., 1897-8; lecturer Kent Coll.
of Law. Republican. Mason. Residence: Kellshore
Hotel, 740 Irving Park Boul. Office: 29 S. LaSalle
Street.

McCLARY, Nelson Alviu, gas official; b. Albany,
Vt., Aug. 17, 1856; s. Orson Ricker and Lucy Phi-
linda (Smith) McClary; A.B., Dartmouth Coll.,
1884; m. Emily Bicknell Rood, of Phila., Sept. 13,
1889; children: Orson Rood, George Brewer. In
book business at Hanover, N.H., 1876-83; gas busi-
ness since 1885; gen. mgr. Ogden Gas Co., 1895-
1901; pres. Northwestern Gas Light & Coke Co.,
1901-13; pres. DeKalb County Gas Co., and sec.
Sterling Gas & Electric Light Co.. 1900-12; dir.
Nat. Gas & Water Co. Pres.-gen. Nat. Soc. S.A.R.,
1907 (pres. 111. Soc. 1905); mem. Am. Gas Inst.,
Delta Kappa Epsilon. Mem. bd. edn., Oak Park, 111.,
1899-1905; mem. Draft Registration Bd., 1917.
Clubs: University (Chicago), Oak Park, Westward
Ho Golf, Oak Park Country (Oak Park). Repub-
lican. Presbyterian. Home: 126 Home Av., Oak
Park, 111. Office: 108 S. LaSalle St., Chicago.

McCLEAN. see also McLean, MacLean.



McCLEAN. Robert, grain broker; b. Indianapo-
lis, Ind., Jan. 20, 1872; s. Samuel A. and Elizabeth
(More) McClean; ed. pub. schs., Chicago; m. Vic-
toria A. Van Valkenburgh, of Owen Sound, Can.,
Sept. 23, 1893; 2 children: Edith M., Samuel A.
Began, Mar., 1886, as office boy with Am. Provi-
sions Co., Union Stock Yards, Chicago, continuing
1 yr. ; then with same company as cashier 4 yrs.,
timekeeper 5 yrs., salesman 2 yrs., with foreign
dept. 2 yrs., pit trader 3 yrs.; resigned, Aug., 1903,
and was connected with A. Booth & Co. as pit
trader 3 yrs.; in grain brokerage business on own
account since Mar., 1906. Mem. Chicago Bd. of
Trade. Republican. Congregationalist. Mason.
Clubs: 111. Athletic, Swan Lake Gun. Recreations:
shooting, fishing. Home: 6238 Rhodes Av. Office:
69 Board of Trade Bldg.

McCLELLAND, Robert L., treasurer of Chicago
Mill & Lumber Co.; b. Chicago, Dec. 15, 1876; s.
John C. and Elizabeth (Jeffery) McClelland; pub.
schs. and Manual Training Sen., Chicago; m. Lilla
Cook, of Western Springs, 111., Sept. 7. 1898; chil-
dren: Ralph L., Robert J., Donald C., Elizabeth E.
Began in employ of Link Belt Machinery Co., 2
yrs.; then with freight traffic dept. C..B.&Q.R.R.
Co., 3 yrs.; became connected with traffic dept. of
Chicago Mill & Lumber Co., 1900; served as traffic
mgr. for the company, 1901-7, asst. to vice pres.
and treas., 1907-16, treas. and dir. since Feb., 1916;
also vice pres. Miss. Valley Timber Co., Blythe-
ville, Leachville & Ark. Southern R.R., Helena
Southwestern R.R. ; asst. treas. and dir. Paepcke-
Leicht Lumber Co. Democrat. Congregationalist.
Clubs: Chicago Traffic, Hinsdale Golf. Recreation:
golf. Home: Western Springs, 111. Office: Conway
Bldg., Chicago.

McCLEBNAN, Loui Francli, iron, steel and
metal products; b. Richmond, Va., Mar. 14, 1874;
s. James and Sarah Ann (Walsh) McClernan; ed.
pub. schs., Baltimore, Md. ; m. Louise Miller, of
Chicago, Dec. 5, 1899; 2 children: Mary Louise,
Sara Anne. With Simmons Mfg. Co., 1895-8; con-
nected with iron and steel industry since 1898;
established firm of McClernan & Co., 1898, inc.
1905, and became pres.; also pres. McClernan Metal
Products Co. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Highland
Park. Home: Highland Park, 111. Office: 122 S.
Michigan Av., Chicago.

McCLUSB, William Bitting-er, real estate; b in
Rockbridge Co., Va., Nov. 6, 1862; s. John William
and Bettie S. McCluer; A.B., Washington and Lee
Univ., 1880; unmarried. Began real estate busi-
ness, 1893, was mem. firm of Connell & McCluer
succeeded, 1902, by Cochran & McCluer. Demo-
crat. Clubs: University, Saddle and Cycle, On-
wentsia. Home: 1219 N. State St. Office: 40 X
Dearborn St.

McCLUNEY, James, broker. Removed to St.
Louis, Mo. (See vol. 1911.)

McCLCJRE, Jamei Gore King-, theologian; b Al-
bany, N.Y.. Nov. 24, 1848; s. Archibald and Susan
Tracy (Rice) McClure; A.B., Yale, 1870; grad
Princeton Theol. Sem., 1873; (D.D., Lake Forest
Univ., 1888, Princeton, 1906, Yale 1906' LL D
111. Coll., 1904); m. Annie P., d. Nathan F. Dix'on"
of Westerly, R.I., Nov. 19, 1879. Ordained Presbyn
ministry, 1874; pastor New Scotland, N.Y., 1874-9
Lake Forest, 111., 1881-1905; pres. Lake Forest
Univ., 1897-1901; pres. McCormick Theol. Sem
Chicago, since 1905. Author of a number of books
for titles see Who's Who in America. Address-
2348 N. Halsted St.

McCLURG, Og-den Trevor, president A C Mc-
Clurg & Co.; b. Chicago, Sept. 8, 1878; s. late' Gen
Alexander C. and Eleanor (Wheeler) McClurg'
Ph.B., Yale, 1901; m. Chicago, Feb. 24, 1903, Marion
Ewen (died 1909); m. 2d, Gertrude Schwarz of
Brookline, Mass., Mar. 6, 1916. With A. C. McClurg
& Co., publishers and booksellers, Chicago, since
1901, of which is now pres.; also pres. Lake Shore
Building Co. Retired officer 111. Naval Reserve-
comd. It. comdr. U.S.N., Mar. 9, 1917. Mem Loyal
Legion. Episcopalian. Clubs: City, University
Saddle and Cycle, Caxton, Chicago Yacht, Lincoln
Park Yacht (ex-commodore); New York Yacht
Recreations: yachting, motoring. Home: 999 Lake
Shore Drive. Office: 330 E. Ohio St.



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McCOID, Arthur B., lawyer; b. Fairfield, la.,
July 18, 1869; s. Moses A. and Helen (Irland)
McCoid; ed. pub. schs. and Parsons Coll., Fairfleld;
m. Anna Lawrence, of Polo, 111., July 29, 1896; 1
daughter, Martha A. Admitted to bar, 1893; or-
ganizer and now pres. the Chicago Citizens' Com.;
atty. for Municipal Tuberculosis Sanitarium; al-
derman of 6th Ward, 1906-10. Republican. Mason.
Clubs: Hamilton, Kenwood. Home: 4402 Green-
wood Av. Office: 79 W. Monroe St.

McCOLLUM, George Thomas, clergyman: b. at
Augusta, Ky., May 4, 1860; s. Hugh and Minerva
Jane (Maxwell) McCollum; B.S., Berea Coll., Ky.,
1890, M.S., 1897; studied Johns Hopkins; Pacific
Theol. Sem.; m. Katherine M. Wright, of Scotts
Bluff, Neb., July 5, 1893 (died 1910); children:
Jean, Ruth. William Wright; m. 2d, Thusnelda
Haeger, of Dundee, 111., Sept. 6, 1911; 1 son, George
Thomas, Jr. Ordained Congl. ministry, 1893; pas-
tor San Lorenzo, Cal., 1893-6, Union Ch. ( Berea,
Ky., 1896-7, Bunker Hill, 111., 1897-8, Dundee, 1898-
1905, Marseilles, 1905-8; supt. 111. Home Mission-
ary Soc. since 1908; supt. Congl. Conf. of 111. since
1910. Dir., sec. Advance Pub. Co. Progressive Re-
publican. Club: Apollo. Home: 942 Ontario St.,
Oak Park, 111. Office: 19 S. LaSalle St., Chicago.

McCONATHV, Osbourne, musician; b. in Bullitt
County, Ky., Jan. 15, 1875; s. William Jacob and
Cynthia (Osbourne) McConathy; ed. pub. schs.,
Louisville; studied music under pvt. teachers; m.
Alice Mary Brown, of Chelsea, Mass., July 9, 1906;

2 children: Osbourne William, Elizabeth. Super-
visor of music, Louisville, 1893-1903, Chelsea,
Mass., 1903-13; prof, music methods and dir. dept.
of pub. sch. music, Northwestern Univ., since 1913.
Formerly dir. Louisville Music Festival, Louis-
ville Musical Club, choir of Calvary Episcopal Ch.,
etc.; supt. Eastern Session Am. Inst. of Normal
Methods at Boston, since 1909. Mem. N.E.A. (pres.
music sect.), Music Supervisors' Nat. Conf. (vice
pres.), Music Teachers' Nat. Assn. Mem. Ky. N.G.

3 yrs. Democrat. Episcopalian. Mason. Club: Uni-
versity of Evanston. Author: The School Song
Book, 1909; The Progressive Music Series (11
books issued), 1914. Home: 1727 Wesley Av., Ev-
anston, 111.

McCONNEIiL, Charles Henry, president Eco-
nomical Drug Co.; Oct. 12, 1841-Mar. 17, 1916. (See
vol. 1911.)

McCONNELL. Harry Miller, insurance; b. Leav-
enworth, Kan., Aug. 5, 1876; s. Harry C. and Ma-
dora (Hageman) McConnell; prep. edn. St. John's
Mil. Acad., Delafield, Wis.; Univ. of Wis., 1893-4;
LL.B., Chicago-Kent Coll. of Law, 1895. Admitted
to 111. bar, 1895; with law dept. London Guarantee
& Accident Co., Ltd., 1895-1912; gen. agt. New Eng-
land Casualty Co., 1912-15; same, Am. Automobile
Ins. Co., 1911-16; gen. mgr. Automobile Ins. Serv-
ice since 1916; also gen. mgr. 111. Indemnity Ex-
change. Mem. Chicago Bar Assn. Republican. Epis-
copalian. Mason. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, South
Shore Country, Flossmoor Country. Recreations:
salt, motoring. Home: 4536 Drexel Boul. Office:
2550 Michigan Av.

McCONTTEIiIi, John, real estate; b. Chicago, Dec.
8, 1847; s. Edward and Charlotte (McGlashan) Mc-
Connell; ed. grammar and high schs., Chicago; old
Chicago Univ., 1866-8; m. Brooklyn, N.T., June 27,
1871, Kate Gooding; children: Edward D., John G.,
George Malcolm, Kathryn C. (Mrs. F. O. Ludlow),
Kenneth G. In timber and lumber business, Chi-
cago, 1869-72; mfr. picture frame mouldings, etc.,
in firm of John Moore & Co.. 1875-81; engaged in
real estate business, since 1881, as mem. McCon-
nell Bros.; pres. Compound Door Co., of St. Joseph,
Mich. Mem. Bd. of Edn. of Lake View, 1881-2: su-
pervisor and pres. Bd. of Trustees, Lake View,
1883-5: alderman of Lake View, 1887-8. Mem. Chi-
cago Real Estate Bd. Republican. Clubs: Chicago



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