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cago, 1899-1901; m. Marie Hoover, of Greencastle,
Ind., Sept. 2, 1901. Teacher, Lake Charles (La,)
Coll., 1896-8, Evansville (Ind.) High Sch., 1898-
1903; came to Chicago, June, 1903, as sec. Building
Managers' Assn. of Chicago, continuing 6 yrs. ; re-
signed, 1909, to become mem. of Thomas A. Hall &
Co., real estate; reorganized firm, 1916, under title
of Hall & Ellis, successors to Bryan Lathrop and
Thomas A. Hall & Co., mgrs. office bldgs. and cen-
tral business property. Republican. Baptist. Clubs:
Union League, City, Birchwood Country. Recrea-
tions: tennis, baseball. Home: 1431 Jarvis Av. Of-
fice: 1675 Old Colony Bldg.



ELLSWORTH, Henry, retired; b. McHenry Co.,
111., Apr. 8, 1846; s. Philander and Eliza (Scofleld)
Ellsworth; ed. pub. schs. of McHenry Co.; m. Rock-
ford, 111.. May 11, 1871, Ada F. Kurd; children:
Alfred Chester, Huber Hurd, Frances Margaret
(Mrs. Gary E. Block). Began with the Underwood
Packing Co. and had charge of the sales dept. on
Bd. of Trade until 1891; filled like position with
the Internat. Packing Co. until 1898; pres. Ells-
worth & Cross Co., 1898-1910; mem. firm of Ells-
worth & Cross, 1910-11 (retired). Republican.
Episcopalian. Recreation: fishing. Home: 10353 S.
Seeley Av.

ELMENDORF, William Alexander, varnish mf r.
(See vol. 1911.)

ELMER, Howard Nixon, civil engr.; b. Bridge-
ton, N.J., Apr. 27, 1856; s. David Potter and Mary
E. (Nixon) Elmer; ed. West Jersey Acad., Bridge-
ton, 1868-71, Geneseo, N.T. (Temple Hill), 1871-2;
C.E., Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Troy, N.Y., 1877; m.
Mary H. Patterson, of Phila., Pa., Nov. 27, 1889;
children: Robert Emmett Patterson, Eleanor Nix-
on. Asst. engr. U.S. engring. corps, 1877-82; prac-
ticed civil engring. at St. Paul, Minn., 1882-6; han-
dling products of The Trenton (N.J.) Iron Co. since
1886; also gen. agt. Siebe, Gorman & Co., Ltd., of
London, Eng. Mem. Am. Soc. C.E., Western Soc.
Engrs. Republican. Presbyterian. Clubs: Chicago
Engineers'; Old Colony (Chicago, N.Y., Phila.);
Royal Societies (London, Eng.). Recreations: golf,
sailing. Home: 639 Spruce St., Winnetka, 111.;
(summer) Jamestown, R.I. Office: 1142 Monadnock
Blk., Chicago.

ELMES, Carleton Lewis, secretary and treas.
Charles F. Elmes Engring. Works; b. at Chicago,
June 14, 1871; s. Charles F. and Clara M. (Clark)
Elmes; ed. Chicago Manual Training Sch.; m. Chi-
cago, Apr., 1904, Maude Faithorn. As a boy began
work in the shops established by grandfather, and
was given an interest, 1891; business inc., 1895,
as Charles F. Elmes Engring. Works, of which is
sec. and treas. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, Chicago
Engineers'. Recreations: horseback riding, driv-
ing. Home: Winnetka, 111. Office: 230 N. Morgan
St., Chicago.

ELMES, Charles Warren, president Charles F.
Elmes Engring. Works; b. Buffalo, la., Aug. 28,
1872; s. Charles F. and Clara M. (Clark) Elmes;
grad. Cornell Univ., 1892. During intervals of sch.
and coll. work was in shops of the Charles F.
Elmes Engring. Works, of which his father was
head until his death in Jan., 1904; after leaving
coll. became permanently connected with the busi-
ness, and soon after a partner in the firm, which
was incorporated in 1895, and upon the death of
his father succeeded as pres. Clubs: Chicago Ath-
letic, South Shore Country, Engineers'. Mem. Am.
Soc. Mech. Engrs. Recreations: motoring, base-
ball. Home: 305 Fullerton Parkway. Office: 230 N.
Morgan St.

ELMORE, Charles P., wholesale jeweler; b. Mil-
waukee, Wis., Jan. 5, 1868; s. Alexander and Ade-
line Jennie (Hibbard) Elmore; came to Chicago,
1881; ed. Markham's Acad., Milwaukee, and in Chi-
cago, 1881-3; m. Milwaukee, Aug. 28, 1892, Laura
Belle Rogers; children: Marion Alice, Gertrude.
'With Hibbard & Vance, Chicago Bd. of Trade, 1883-
85, employed in lumber district, 1885-8; traveled
through the Southern States, 1889-90, purchasing
timber for 111. Steel Co.-, in wholesale jewelry busi-
ness since 1890; entered house of Rogers, Thurman
& Co., 1893, incorporated 1898, of which is now sec.
and treas. Republican. Episcopalian. Home: 6616
Kim bark Av. Office: 5 S. Wabash Av.

ELMQUIST, Axel Louis, college prof.; b. Par-
ker's Prairie, Minn., Feb. 3, 1884; s. Peter John and
Ida Charlotta (Johansson) Elmquist; grad. Acad.
of Northwestern Univ., Evanston, 1901; A.B.,
Northwestern Univ., 1904, A.M., 1905; studied
univs. of Leipzig, Germany, Upsala, Sweden, and
Copenhagen, Denmark; m. Minna Louise Harter, of
Chicago, June 15, 1907. Instr. Greek and Latin,
1906-Feb., 1908, instr. Scandinavian langs., 1909-11,
asst. prof. Scandinavian langs., 1911-15, asst. prof.
Germanic langs. since Sept., 1915, Northwestern
Univ. Asso. editor Publications of Soc. for Ad-
vancement Scandinavian Study. Mem. Swedish



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Hist. Soc., Am. Scandinavian Soc. Author or editor Assn. Commerce. Republican. Mem. Dutch Ref.

of several books, for titles see Who's Who in Amer- Ch. Mason, Elk. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, South

ica Home: 2123 Maple Av., Evanston, 111. Shore Country, Glen View Golf, Chicago Yacht.

ZI.MSTROM, William Daniel, coal dealer; b. at Recreation: motoring. Home: 117 Bellevue PI. Of-

Buffalo, N.Y., May 15, 1861; s. John Lawrence and flce: 6 v \- Washington Boul.

Kleanor (Fabel) Elmstrom; ed. grammar schs., ELTING, Victor, lawyer; b. Yonkers, N.Y., Oct.
Chicago; m. Agnes Carlotta Whiteside, of Essex 13, 1871: s. Ezekiel Jan and Katharine Bevier (Hul-
Co., Ont., Oct. 3, 1887; 4 children: Carrie Louise, bert) Elting; A.B., Columbia Univ., 1891; LL.B.,
Norman Russell, Irma Agnes, Mary Eleanor. En- Univ. of Mich., 1892; m. Geneva, Switzerland, Augr.
gaged as coal mcht. since 1895; pres. and treas. 1 1904, Marie Winston Walker (formerly Marie
William D. Elmstrom Coal Co.; also treas. Amity Winston); children: Victor, Jr., Winston, John.
Building & Loan Assn., South Side Masonic Tern- Admitted to 111. bar, 1892; dir. Winnetka State
pie Assn. Pres. Chicago Coal Merchants' Assn. Bank. Pres. City Homes Assn.; chmn. bd. trustees
Republican. Mem. Mizpah Lodge, A.F. and A.M.; Chicago Sch. of Civics and Philanthropy; trustee
Delta Chapter No. 191, R.A.M. (sec.); Temple Chicago Bureau of Public Efficiency, Allendale
Council No. 65, R. and S.M. (recorder); Apollo Farm (charity orgn.). Mem. Am., 111. State and
Commandery, K.T.; Medinah Temple, A. A.O.N.M.S. Chicago bar assns., Law Club, Legal Club (ex-
Home: 5737 Blackstone Av. Office: 1116 E. 42d St. pre s.), Columbia Alumni Assn. of 111. (ex-pres.).

ELPHICXE, Charles Walter, marine under- Clubs: University, City (ex-pres.), Onwentsia, Chl-
writer- b Tenterden Kent, Eng., Jan., 1848; s. of cago, Cliff Dwellers, Saddle and Cycle, Indian Hill
John and Elizabeth Elphicke; ed. village schs. in Country; Columbia University (New York); Re-
England and in a business coll. at Chicago; m. publican of Winnetka (pres.). Home: Winnetka,
Chicago, 1874, Annie E. Hair; 1 daughter, Mary C. 111. Office: 134 S. LaSalle St., Chicago.
Followed the water several years, his home being EtWEIiXi, Hector Henry, newspaper man; b. at
at Chicago since 1865. Has conducted gen. marine p u iiman, 111., Dec. 4, 1882; s. William Shephardson
ins. and vessel agency; has had gen. marine agen- an( j Frances Maria (Hall) Elwell; ed. pub. schs.
cy for the Great Lakes of the London Assurance o f Chicago; m. Lulu Richey, of Chicago, May 17,
Corpn. since 1891; also local agt. for several other 1906 . i son _ Qordan Richey. With the City Press
companies; now mem. flrm Elphicke, Hempstead & Assn. (now the City News Bur.), Chicago, 1897-
Co. Home: Evanston, 111. Office: 209 S. LaSalle 1907; with Chicago Evening American since 1907;
St., Chicago. in editorial dept., until 1910, asst. city editor, 1910-

ELSDON, James O., lawyer; b. St. John, N.B., 15, city editor since 1915. Methodist. Mason. Clubs:

July 31 1861; s Rev William P. (Baptist) and 111. Athletic, Woodlawn Temple. Recreations:

Annie M (Wiswell) Elsdon; removed to Boston, swimming, all athletic sports, motoring. Home:

1866; attended pub. schs.; then entered on course 6615 Kimbark Av. Office: Hearst Bldg.
in Univ. of Chicago, which was terminated in 1884 BIT, Charles E., publisher; b. nr. Paoli, Orange

by severe attack of typhoid fever; m. Jennie A. Co., Ind., Feb. 7, 1877; s. William F. and Harriet

Olney, of Chicago, 1888; 1 child, Cythera. Entered (street) Ely; ed. high sch., Osage City, Kan., and

law office of Wallace Heckman as a student in au- Baker Univ , Baldwin, Kan.; m. Ida Birdean Mot-

tumn of 1884; admitted to 111. bar, 1886; became ter, of Baldwin, July 11, 1911. Entered publishing

partner with Mr. Heckman, 1890, under firm name business in Chicago 1897, serving as salesman,

of Heckman, Elsdon & Shaw, which continued un- sales mgr. and dept. mgr. of The King-Richardson

til 1908; now mem. firm of Carnahan, Elsdon & Co until 1910; treas. W. E. Richardson Pub. Co.

Slusser; lecturer John Marshall Law Sch. 2 yrs. s i nC e 1910; pres. Midland Press since 1914. Mem.

Mem. Chicago Law Inst., Chicago Bar Assn., Law Chicago Assn. Commerce. Mem. Kappa Sigma.

Club. Republican. Baptist. Club: Hamilton. Rec- Republican. Methodist. Mason. Home: 5411 Black-

reations: automobiling, golf, fishing. Home: 6401 stone Av Office: 20 E. Jackson Boul.
Normal Boul. Office: 110 S. Dearborn St. E1y> ^^^ rranklini M D . b N Y cityj SepL

ELTING, Howard, paints and varnishes; b. N.Y. j4_ 1355; s William L. and Clara Ann (Denike)

City, Feb. 15, 1869; s. Philip and Harriet (Has- E i y; attended Coll. City of New York until 1872;

Brouck) Elting; prep. edn. pub. schs. of New York Bellevue Hosp. Med. Coll., and Coll. Phys. and

and Rutgers Prep. Sch., New Brunswick, N.J.; Surg , New York, until 1874; M.D., New York

B.S. in C.E., Rutgers Coll., 1890; m. Florence West, Homo? Med. Coll., 1877; twice married. Visiting

of St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 17, 1903; 2 children: Car- physician and sanitary insp. Bd. of Health of N.Y.

roll, Howard, Jr. Began in local frt. office of C.,B. Ci { y 1877-8; came to Chicago, 1878; lecturer on

&Q.R.R., Chicago, 1891; later in claim dept. at St. pa thol anatomy, demonstrator of morbid anatomy

Louis, same rd.; then chief elk. to the gen. frt. and asst to C hair of surgery, Chicago Homos. Med.

agt. of same, Howard Elliott (now pres. N.Y..N.H Co n 1878-81. Mem. 111. State and Chicago med.

&H.R.R.); later traveling frt. agt.. gen. agt. and socs club: Wheaton Golf. Recreation: golf. Home:

div. frt. agt. Hannibal & St. Joseph R.R; asst supt. 733 Buckingham PI. Office: 25 E. Washington St.
of terminals of Burlington System, at St. Louis,

until 1904; mem. of Adams & Elting Co., mfrs. of EfT, Prank Griffin, grain. (See vol. 1911.)
paints, etc., Chicago, since 1904, of which is now E1Y, James Owen, dentist; b. at W. Alexander,
sec.; dir. Union Trust Co., Market Trust & Sav- p a ., Sept. 1, 1863; s. James and Anne Donahey
ings Bank. Mem. Chicago Assn. Commerce (sr. (Pollock) Ely; ed. California (Pa.) Normal Sch.,
council; chmn. sub-div. on ways and means com. 1882; D.D.S., Pa. Coll. of Dental Surgery, 1887; m.
2 yrs.; chmn. membership com. 1910; gen. sec. Buffalo, Pa., Sept. 1, 1891, Emma Rebecca Dins-
1910; vice pres. 1912; pres. 1913); pres. Paint, Oil more; children: Dinsmore, Maxwell Pollock, Rob-
and Varnish Club; mem. Nat. Paint, Oil and Var- e rt Pollock. Taught school, 1880-4; practiced at
nish Assn. (pres. 1917), Chamber of Commerce of Phila., 1887, at Chicago, since 1887. Mem. Chicago
U.S.A., Empire State Soc.; pres. Rutgers Club of Dental Soc., 111. Dental Soc. Presbyterian. Repub-
Chicago; vice pres. Delta Phi Club of Middle West, lican Home: Winnetka, 111. Office: 22 E. Wash-
Republican. Presbyterian. Cluhs: Commercial, In- ington St., Chicago.



vue PI. Office: 726 Washington Boul.




m. Carrie A. Stevens, of N.Y. City, Dec. 1, 1888;
ELTING, Philip L. P., paints and varnishes; b. children: John William, Jr., Henry Stevens. Be-
New Paltz, N.Y., Aug. 9, 1866; s. Philip D. and gan as elk. in gen. store, Pennsville, 1879; then
Sarah (LeFevre) Elting; ed. pub. schs., New Paltz, elk. in dry goods store, Topeka, Kan.; salesman,
and New Paltz Acad.; m. Jessie McNulty, of Chi- 1884-91, sec., 1891-4, vice pres., 1894-1915, pres.
cago, 1906; 3 children: Ruth, Philip L. F., Jr., By- since 1915, Rittenhouse & Embree Co.; also pres.
ron. Engaged in dry goods business, Yonkers, of Ark. Lumber Co., Ark. Trading Co., Richton
N.Y.; removed to Chicago, 1890, and was one of (Miss.) Lumber Co., Edisto River Lumber Co.,
founders of the Adams & Elting Co., of which is Embree, S.C.; vice pres. Warren (Ark.) Stave Co.;
treas. and gen. mgr.; treas. and dir. Chadeloid dir. Federal Union Ins. Co. Dir. of Nat. Lumber
Chemical Co. Mem. Nat. Paint, Oil and Varnish Mfrs.' Assn. Republican. Clubs: Chicago Ath-
Assn., Nat. Mfrs.' Assn., 111. Mfrs.' Assn , Chicago letio, Mid-Day, Central Mfg. Dist., South Shore



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Country, Beverly Country, Flossmoor Country.
Home: 635 Woodland Park. Office: 3500 S. Racine
Avenue.

EMEKICH, see also Emmerich, also Einricli.

EMEKICH, Martin, retired; b. Baltimore, Apr.
27, 1846; s. Philip and Rachael Emerich; ed. pub.
schs.; m. Sept. 27, 1871, Lena Straus, of Baltimore.
After leaving school engaged in importing busi-
ness; ward commr. of the poor, Baltimore, 1870;
mem. Md. Legislature, 1880; mem. 5th Reel. Md.
N.G., and of staffs of Govs. Hamilton and Jackson,
with the rank of col. Removed to Chicago, 1887;
co. commr. Cook Co., 1892; South Town assessor,
Chicago, 1901-2; mem. of Congress, 1st 111. Dist.,
1903-5. Democrat. Mason; mem. of Order B'nai
B'rith. Home: 1714 E. 56th St.

EME3ICH, Melvin Lloyd, investment banker; b.
Baltimore, Md., Jan. 5, 1878; s. Martin and Lena
(Straus) Emerich; ed. South Div. High Sen., Chi-
cago; unmarried. Engaged in investment banking
business at Chicago since 1904; mem. Ames, Emer-
ich & Co. since 1911; dir. H. W. Gossard Co. Dir.
Chicago Home for Jewish Orphans. Clubs: City,
Bond Men's, Lake Shore Country, Idlewild Coun-
try; Bankers of America (New York). Home: 1714
E. 56th St. Office: 105 S. LaSalle St.

EMERSON, Harry Lewis, engineer and survey-
or; b. Door Co., Wls., Dec. 4, 1866; s. Wright M.
and Lucy (Lewis) Emerson; ed. pub. schs., Lewis
Inst., and pvt. work with prof, of Univ. of Chicago;
m. Nellie Ray Cook, of Des Plaines, 111., Dec. 4,

1915. Served as deputy county surveyor of Cook
Co. under late Col. J. T. Foster; county surveyor
of Cook Co., 1906-8; then engaged as structural
engr. ; elected county surveyor of Cook Co., Nov. 7,

1916. Republican. Episcopalian. Home: 5829 Ful-
ton St. Office: 1118 Chamber of Commerce Bldg.

EMERSON, Herbert Arthur, produce. (See vol.
1911.)

EMERSON, Jay Horace, life insurance; b. New
Lenox, 111., Jan. 17, 1876; s. Wright M. and Lucy
(Lewis) Emerson; ed. pub. schs.; m. Anna B. Wil-
liams, of Chicago, Nov. 17, 1897; children: Warren
M., Gladys, Jay H., Jr. Identified with New York
Life Ins. Co. since 1895, now gen. agt. at Chicago;
wrote $1,750,000 insurance in 1 yr. Republican.
Episcopalian. Mason. Clubs: Union League, Ham-
ilton, Colonial, Church. Home: 4556 Vincennes Av.
Office: 30 N. LaSalle St.



, John Tobey, leather mfr. ; b. at Water-
ville. Me., July 22, 1864; s. William H. and Mary
Adelia (Tobey) Emery; ed. Oak Park High Sch.
and Bryant and Stratton Business Coll.; m. Mary
Allen Ball, of Medford, Mass., Dec. 27, 1898; 5
sons: Munson A., John T., Jr., W. Harrison, How-
ard P. and Robert B. Identified with the hide and
leather business since beginning of active career,
1885; treas. Chicago Rawhide Mfg. Co., Elmhurst
Springs Water Co.; dir. North Avenue State Bank,
Michigan Avenue Trust Co. Universalist. Mason.
Clubs: Hamilton, Press, Elmhurst Golf. Recrea-
tions: golf, hunting, fishing. Home: Elmhurst 111.
Office: 1301 Elston Av., Chicago.

EMERY, William Harrison, banking and bonds;
b. Oak Park, 111., Feb. 4, 1876; s. William H. and
Mary Adelia (Tobey) Emery; ed. Univ. of Mich.,
class of 1898; m. Marjorie Wilder, of Elmhurst,
111., Dec. 31, 1902; 2 children: Anna Adelia and Ed-
ward Wilder. Entered office of The Chicago Raw-
hide Mfg. Co., 1896, becoming pres. of the company
in 1900; also mem. firm Emery, Peck & Rockwood,
bankers and bond dealers, since 1910. Mem. Psi
Upsilon fraternity. Recreation: golf. Home: Elm-
hurst, 111. Office: 1301 Elston Av., Chicago.

EMIQ, Howard A., municipal bonds; b. Emigs-
ville, Pa., Mar. 2, 1888; s. William Henry and Fan-
ny M. (Witmer) Emig; ed. York Co. Acad., York,
Pa.; York High Sch.; York Collegiate Inst.; B.S.,
Univ. of Pa^ 1908; unmarried. Began active career
in Phila. office of N. W. Halsey & Co., investment
bankers, 1908; then with the First Nat. Bank, Jo-
liet, 111., 1910-12; with Holbrook, Corey & Co., com-
mercial paper, Chicago, 1912-14; mgr. Chicago of-
fice Cummings, Prudden & Co. since Aug., 1914.
Mem. Delta Kappa Epsilon. Club: University. Rec-
reations: golf, tennis, outdoor sports. Home: 6 E.
Elm St. Office: 11 S. LaSalle St.



EMMERICH, see also Emerich, also Emrlch.

EMMERICH, Edward Biting, president and
treas. Chas. Emmerich & Co.; b. Chicago, Apr. 24,
1868; s. of Charles and Mary (Elting) Emmerich;
C.E., Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Troy, N.Y., 1892; m.
Harriet E. Mallery, of Troy, June 24, 1894; 3 chil-
dren: Carl Mallery, Marjorie Marie, Dorothy June.
In 1893 entered house established by his father
(now deceased), one of the largest in the whole-
sale feather trade in the U.S., known as Chas. Em-
merich & Co., incorporated, 1888, of which is pres.
and treas. Mem. Rensselaer Soc. of Engrs. Inde-
pendent in politics. Clubs: University, Park Ridge
Country (ex-pres.). Recreations: automobiling,
golf. Home: Park Ridge, 111. Office: 501 W. Huron
St., Chicago.

EMMERTZ, Nelson A., secretary and treas. Fox
River Butter Co.; b. Lund, Sweden, Mar. 3, 1875; s.
Andrew P. and Josephine (Nelson) Emmertz; ed.
Swedish and Am. schs.; m. Hulda Elizabeth Pick-
ens, of Asheville, N.C., Feb. 24, 1906; 3 children:
Armin Winston, Russell Winton (deceased), Roger
Nelson. Came to U.S., 1886, and engaged in farm-
ing in Kan. 3 yrs. ; then identified with mercantile
and railroad business; became connected with the
butter business in Topeka, Kan., 1906; dir. Jensen
Creamery Co., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1908-9, and
then in Denver; settled in Chicago, 1911; sec., treas.
The P'ox River Butter Co. since Aug., 1914. Lu-
theran. Mason (32). Club: Mystic Athletic. Rec-
reation: motoring. Home: 435 N. Waiola Av., La
Grange, 111. Office: 1526-1540 S. State St., Chicago.

EMRICH, George L., western manager McCall's
Magazine; b. Lena, 111., May 30, 1877; s. Henry S.
and Anna (Leamon) Emrich; ed. pub. schs. of Lena
and Chicago; m. Anna Belts, of Chicago, Aug. 9,
1898; 3 children: George, 2d, Genevieve, Milton.
Was identified with The Interior (religious wkly.),
Chicago, 1897-1907; western mgr. McCall's Mag.
and the McCall Book of Fashions since 1910. Re-
publican. Methodist. Mason. Clubs: Union League,
Exmoor Country, Ouilmette Country. Recreations:
hunting, fishing, camping. Home: 915 Ashland St.,
Wilmdtte, 111. Office: 1310 Tribune Bldg., Chicago.

EMRICH, Myer S., lawyer; b. Baltimore, Md.,
Feb. 12, 1862; s. Simon and Caroline (Emerich)
Emrich; ed. pub. schs., Baltimore, Md. ; LL.B.,
Northwestern Univ. Law School 1891; m. Rose
Eisendrath, of Chicago, Oct. 28, 1891. Admitted to
111. bar, 1891, and since practiced at Chicago; asst.
city atty., 1911-17. Mem. 111. State Bar Assn., Law-
yers' Assn., Cook Co. Real Estate Bd. Mem. B'nai
B'rith. Club: Iroquois. Recreation: collector of
antiques. Home: 6137 Indiana Av. Office: 1010
Cunard Bldg.

EMRICK, Mortimer E., surgeon; b. at Chicago,
Sept. 17, 1879; s. George Monroe and Naomi (Hile-
man) Emrick; ed. grammar and high schs., Chi-
cago; Colorado State Sch. of Mines-, Golden; Univ.
of Chicago; M.D., Northwestern Univ. Med. Sch.,
1904; unmarried. Asst. Chicago Lying-in Hosp.,
1904; interne Augustana Hosp., 1905; asst. surgeon
Washington Park Hosp., 1906; pres. staff Vesta
Circle Hosp., 1913-14; mem. surg. staff Lakeside
Hosp.; surgeon for Univ. of Chicago, London &
Lancashire Ins. Co. Mem. A.M. A., 111. State Med.
Soc., 111. State Surg. Soc., Chicago Med. Soc. (coun-
cilor, and chmn. contract practice com.), Chicago
Acad. Surgery (sec.), Alpha Kappa Kappa. Mason
(32, K.T., Shriner). Club: Mystic Athletic (a
founder). Home: 5700 Kimbark Av. Office: 22 E.
Washington St.

ENG-ALITCHEFF, Nicholas Wladimirowitch,
Prince, Imperial Russian vice-consul. Removed
to Paris, France. (See vol. 1911.)

ENGDAHL, John Louis, editor; b. Minneapolis,
Minn., Nov. 11 1884; s. Lars J. and Louisa Eng-
dahl; student Univ. of Minn., 1903-7; m. Pauline
Grace Levitin, of Chicago, June 27, 1914. Served
as city editor and telegraph editor, Minneapolis
Daily News, editor Chicago Daily Socialist, rang,
editor Chicago Daily World and labor editor and
field corr. Milwaukee Leader; editor, The American
Socialist (official publ. Socialist Party) since 1914.
Del. Internal. Socialist Congress, Copenhagen, Den-
mark, 1910. Author: Saving the Nation's Bread;
The Trade Unions and the Social Crisis. Home:
1400 N. Kedzie Av. Office: 803 W. Madison St.



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ENOEL, Edward J., railway official; b. Havana,
O., July 28, 1874; ed. pub. schs. and business coll.,
Sandusky, O.; m. Nellie E. Grover, of South Mil-
waukee, Wis., July 1, 1902 (died 1905); 1 son; m.
2d, Louisa C. DeCew, Apr. 3, 1912. With A..T.&
S.F.Ry. since Mar. 23, 1899; successively stenog-
rapher in purchasing dept. until Nov. 29, 1900, ste-
nographer to pres., 1900-3, chief elk. president's
office, 1903-10, asst. to pres. since Sept. 1, 1910.
Mason. Clubs: Chicago Athletic, South Shore
Country, Chicago Traffic, Olympia Fields Country,
Windsor Golf. Home: 6646 Woodlawn Av. Office:
1015, 80 E. Jackson Boul.

ENGELHARD, Benjamin Max, diamond and
pearl mcht.; b. Westerly, R.I., Apr. 22, 1868; s. of
Abraham and Nannie (Ullman) Engelhard; ed.
pub. schs. and Coll. of City of New York; m. Chi-
cago, Feb. 15, 1893, Minnie Silverstein; 1 son, Al-
fred Benjamin. Since 1886 in diamond business,
beginning as a salesman, and is regarded as an ex-
pert on pearls and diamonds; mem. E. Karelson
Co., 1890-1904; now representing Henry Boden-
heimer & Co., and Wormser & Mayers, diamond
and pearl mchts. of New York. Republican. Vice
pres. Temple Sholom, Chicago. Club: Buena Shore
(sec.). Home: 2636 Lake View Av. Office: 31 N.
State St.

ENGELHAB.D, George P., publisher; b. Brook-
lyn; N.Y., Jan. 29, 1854; s. George M. and Sophia L.
Engelhard; moved with parents to Wis., 1857; ed.
pub. schs.; m. Lexington, 111., 1883, Caroline S.
Scrogin; children: Dorothy L., George, Margaret.
Learned printing business; removed to Chicago,
1875, and became a printer, later reporting and edi-
torial work; became mgr. of the Mercantile Re-
view; established, 1879, firm of G. P. Engelhard &
Co., publishers of periodicals and books. Del. Rep.
Nat. Conv., St. Louis, 1896; chmn. Citizens Cam-
paign Com., which led to the final defeat of the
Humphrey street ry. bills in the legislature of
1897; Rep. candidate for 111. Senate against John
Humphrey in 1898. Ex-pres. Civic Federation of
Evanston. Clubs: Trade Press, Press, Drug Trade.
Recreations: traveling, fishing. Home: 524 Sheridan
Sq., Evanston, 111. Office: 538 S. Clark St., Chicago.

ENGELHARD, Paul B., fire insurance; b. Er-
furt, Germany, Oct. 2, 1866; s. Bruno G. and Au-
gusta (Schmidt) Engelhard; ed. in pvt. and pub.
schs.; m. Hulda Dalmar, of Chicago, June 21, 1892;
children: Hope (Mrs. A. M. Branum), Clotilde,
Willard, Muriel, Eugene, Blanche. Came to Amer-
ica, 1870; mfr. chocolates, 1886-8; employed by
the Crane Co. in various capacities for 18 yrs., in
Chicago, Salt Lake City and Kansas City; mem.
firm of H. Dalmar & Co., insurance, since 1906.
Recreation: gardening. Home: Hollywood, 111. Of-
fice: 1425 Insurance Exchange, Chicago.

ENGELSMANN, Pranz, sculptor. (See vol.
1911.)

ENGLE, Augustus, retired mfr.; b. Province of
Alsace, France, Aug. 1, 1841; s. Daniel and Caro-
line (Krieger) Engle; ed. local schs. of birthplace;
served apprenticeship in tanning trade; came to
U.S., 1859; m. Dec. 18, 1869, Charlotte, d. John D.
Vette, of Ottawa, 111.; 1 son, Walter. Worked in
leather trade at Boston, 1859-60; came west 1860,
settling at Ottawa, 111., where was employed by
his brother, Edward, and William Quirin, who were
in leather business there as William Quirin & Co.;
when that firm dissolved, 1862, went with Mr.



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