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'38, invented machines for making wire.

William W. Chandler, '43, was the inventor and the first
to put into operation refrigerator cars, in this country. Edmund
Rice, '60, invented a trowel bayonet, stacking swivel, and blanket
roll and shelter tent, all now used Ij}" the United States and the
English Army. Holland Wheeler, '59, has patented a flush siphon
tank, regulating valves, and sewer inlets, etc. Samuel T. Well-
man, '66, has invented much machinery. His open hearth charg-
ing machine has immensely reduced the cost of the smelting of
iron. Charles S. Wheelwright, '67, has made many inventions,
improving the manufacture of paper, and for the reduction of
garbage and sewerage. Walter E. Hassam, '87, has gained
prominence as an inventor of a process for constructing pavements.
Louis C. Bump, '98, has invented several wood working machines.



374



NORWICH UNIVERSITY,



Elroy A. Chase, '03, has lately achieved success as an inventor of a
machine for sawing granite. J. C. Coulombe, '08, has made many
inventions; the best known is his gun silencer, which rivals the
invention of Mr. Maxim.

Several of the cadets gained prominence in the construction
of gas works. George Merrick, '25, was engineer and superintend-
ent of the Havana, Cuba, gas works for several years. William
S. Campbell, '28, was the chief engineer and general manager of
the New Orleans Gas Light Co., and consulting engineer on the
Havana gas works. Jacob Babbitt, '25, organized and was presi-
dent of the Bristol, R. I., gas works. Sanders Irving, '28, was
chief engineer of the Covington, Kentuck}^, gas works, and L. J.
Parker, '98, is now assistant engineer for the Providence, R. I.
Gas Company.

CONSULTING ENGINEERS AND CONTRACTORS.

Several of the cadets have engaged as consulting engineers
and in general contracting. They are as follows :



'25.


■ Allen, Joseph D. • •


'64.


'03.


■ Ball, Ernest S. • •


'52.


'47,


Boardman, Napoleon


'64.


'28.


Campbell, William S.


'43.


'01.


Clark, Harry G.


'82.


'90.


Collins, Charles E.


'04.


'81.


Conn, Frank W.


'25.


'95.


Davis, Fred C.


'39.


51,


Dodge, Granville M.


'25.


'68.


Ellis, Nathaniel W.


'76.


'37.


Frazer, Robert


'37.


'64.


Fuller, Lloyd B.


'81.



Galbraith,FrederickW. '86.

Greenwood,William H. '90.

Henry, Horace C. '48.

Howe, Asa '25.

Howe, Malverd A. '74.

Hutchinson, William S '51.

Johnson, Edwin F. '91.

Lane, Moses '03.

Lee, William R. '97.

Luck, Charles J. '59.

McLean, Eugene E. '50.
Mead, Charles W.



Nichols, Charles H.
Parker, Charles F.
Parker, James W.
Parker, William
Silver, Robert A.
Smalley, Henry A.
iSmith, Percy G.
Stocker, Marshall M.
t^utherland, Donald W.
Wheeler, Holland
Young, Joseph E.



The service of the alumni with engineering and contracting
companies is as follows :

American Railway Improvement Co.

• Grenville M. Dodge, '51, Ch. Eng.



H. S. Adams, Civil Engineer.

. Joseph S. Craigue, '92, Asst. Eng.
. DeWitt C.Webb, '92, Asst. Eng.

F. W. Bishop Co.

Roland D. Potter, '07, Supt. of Const.

Colorado and Texas Construction Co.

• Grenville M. Dodge, '51, Pres.

Brady Construction Co.

- Fritz L. Metzger, '03, Supt. on Const.
Durkee, White & Towne, Civil
Engineers.

Percival C. Sinclair, '05, Asst. Eng.

Empire Engineering Corporation.

Edward D. Adams, '64, Chairman,
Board of Directors

French & Hubbard, Consulting
Engineers.
Edwm W. Smallman, '08, [Civil Engi-



French & Bryant, Civil Engineers.

Howard C. Holden, '94, Asst. Eng.
Dean C. Warren, '95, Asst. Eng.

Friday Contracting Co.

Samuel L. Fuller, '03, Pres.

Fuller Engineering Co.

William L. Norton, '08, Asst. Eng.

International Improvement Co.

Grenville M. Dodge, '51, Ch. Eng.

George W. Jackson Co.

Bertrand D. Barker, '03, Supt. Const.

Oriental Construction Co.

Charles W. Mead, '81, Pres.

Shedd & Searle.

Ernest V. Booth, '87, Asst. Eng.

M. L. Stoddard, Architect.

George E. Talbot, '98, Supt. of Const.
Stone & Webster Engineering Cor-
poration.
George G. Hinsdale, '94, Asst. Eng,



RAILWAYS AXD EXPRESS EMPLOYEES MERCHANTS.



375



Sanborn Construction Co.

George F. Mitchell, '08, Supt. of Const.

Texas and Colorado Improvement
Co.

Grenville M. Dodge. '51, Ch. Eng.



Transit Finance Co.

Frank W. Conn. '81, Ch. Eng.
A. W. Wood, Civil Engineer.

Chnrles H. Davis, '95, Asst. Eng.

Western Industrial Co.

Grenville M. Dodge, '51, Pres.



RAILWAY EMPLOYEES.

Forty-five of the alumni and past cadets have been and are
employed by railway, express, and stage companies as follows:



'55.


Bickford. Frederick T.


'77.


Gregg, Charles A.


'82.


Randall, Clarence E.


'94.


Booth, Clarence H.


'64.


Hebard, William


'04.


Randall, George C.


.08.


Bourdon, Frederick V.


'83.


Howe,WilberC.


'81.


Smith, Marshall D.


'85.


Boynton, William


'90.


Lewis, Dexter W.


'85.


Smith, Matthew B.


■55.


Burns, Emorv i(


'70.


Morrill, Leonard


'54.


Thomas, Hartop P.


■82.


Carr, Byron T.


'02.


Murch, George D.


'47.


Tucker, William H.


■81.


Cleveland, Harry L.


'97.


Nash, Marcellus-E.


'84.


Wakefield, Daniel E.


'50.


Dana, Stillman E.


'94.


Ogle, Edgar J.


'99.


West, Bertrand L.


■67.


Eddy, Horace W.


'80.


Parker, Frank H.


'59.


Woods, Joseph W.


'56.


Farrar, William E.


'89.


Plaistridge, Walter S.


'62.


Wright, Henry J.


■78.


Ferris, William H.


'47.


Potter, Charles H.I


'56.


Wright, Thomas K. G.


'58.


Fowler, John G.


'01.


Potter, Robert.!.






57.


Gilman, Benjamin M.


'73.


Proctor, George W.







EMPLOYEES, EXPRESS AND'STAGE COMPANIES.



'55. Briggs, Samuel E.
'.55. Buell.BelaS.
'98. E\-ans, George D.



'67. Fiske, William
'48. Lyman, George B,
'48. Lyman, Elias, 2d



' 73 . Lyman , Harry T.
'48. Parker, James Wi



MERCHANTS AND BUSINESS MEN.

Three hundred and thirt}'-four of the alumni and past cadets
have engaged in general business. Charles Tuller, '23, gained
prominence as a merchant in Wisconsin; George Lyman, '23,
Irving B. Rich, '64, Edward C. Houghton, '65, John H. Mc-
Loud, '67, and Harry C. Moselej^, '95, in Vermont; Asa W. H.
Clapp, '25, and Phineas Varnum, '25, in Maine; Thomas B. Wales,
'25, William G. Brooks, '25, and James W. Brown, '38, in Boston,
Mass. ; Thomas J. Harris, '22, Jonathan Baker, '25, Levi Bartlett,
'25, Thomas H. Leverett, '25, and John W. Tappan, '25, in New
Hampshire; George W. Davis, '26, in North Carolina; Frederick
Brewer, '27, and Ephraim T. Miller, '27, in Connecticut.

Ralph S. Dorr, '25, was a wealthy merchant in Boston, Buenos
Ayres, Argentine, South America, and San Francisco. Thomas
R. Trowbridge, '27, engaged in the West India trade and became
one of the wealthiest men in Connecticut. Paul C. Cameron, '28,
was one of the most prosperous business men in the South. Ben-
jamin F. Babcock, '27, gained prominence as a merchant in New
York City, Liverpool, England and Glasgow, Scotland. W^illiam
B, Huggins, '28, was one of the most prosperous dry goods mer-
chants in Glasgow, Scotland.



376



NORWICH UNIVERSITY.



Samuel K. George, '32, was a wealthy merchant in Baltimore,
Md., C. B. Burnham, '39, of St. Louis, Mo., was for many years
one of the most prominent wholesale grocers in that city. William
M. Whipple, '39, was a well known merchant in Illinois. Charles
A. Silver, '41, of Brooldyn, N. Y. is one of the most prosperous
business men of that city. Howard C. Bancroft, '54, gained promi-
nence as a dry goods merchant in Columbus, Ohio. Stephen A.
Scripture, '50, was a well known baker in Lowell, Mass. G. M.
Dodge, '51, engaged extensively in trade with the Indians, and
sent the first train through to Denver and opened there on Cherry
Creek, one of the first mercantile houses. Frederick F. Fletcher,
'57, was prominent in the wholesale business in Vermont and
Minnesota. Charles D. Gregory, '64, was a prominent sugar
merchant in St. Louis. Marshall B. Stebbins, '65, was a prominent
hardware merchant in Boston. James V. Sweetser, '65, became
a prosperous business man in Marion, Ind. and Harry S. Denny, '08
was a well known business man in Jacksonville, Fla.

Thomas H. Nickerson, '84, is a prominent merchant and
business man in Athens, Ga.; Earl H. Prince, '86, in Chicago, 111.
and George Gifford, '88, in Omaha, Neb.



Merchants, Business Men and Salesmen.



'91.


Adams, Benjamiu H.


'72.


Brown, Eugene V.


'26.


Desclaux, John A.


'57.


Adams, Fritz E.


138.


Brown, James W.


'25.


Dinsmoor, William


'74.


Adams, Solonj


'97.


Brown, Walter E.


'51.


Dodge, Grenville, M.


'54.


Aiken, Walter


'98.


Bump, Louis C.


'64.


Dodge, William A.


'29.


Alden, George


'41.


Burnham, Alfred A.


'25.


Dorr, Alfred


'08.


Amidon, Luey E. C.


'39.


Burnham, Cyrus B.


'25.


Dorr, Ralph S.


'24.


Amory, Charles


'28.


Cameron, Paul C.


'50.


Dorr, Ralph S.


'25.


Amory, James S.


'24.


Carpenter, William


'26.


Dorrance, Sanders P.


'55.


Andrus, Delano F. ]


'82.


Carr, Byron T.


'46.


Dow, Benjamin F.


'38.


Arms, Austin D.


'27.


Carrington, Edward


'38.


Dow, William C.


'63.


Atwood, Charles H.


'61.


Chandler, Edward A.


'65.


Duncklee, Horace


'93.


Austin, Flynn G.


'65.


Chapin, Charles J.


'41.


Eastman, Coggswell


'26.


Babbitt, Jacob


'04.


Chapin, George H.


'25.


Eastman, Ph. lip


'27.


Babcock, Benjamin F.j


'23.


Clapp, Asa W. H.


'27.


Edwards, Alfred P.


'23.


Bailey, Joseph S.


'25.


Cl.app, Charles


'67.


Elliot, William C.


'25.


Baker, Jonathan


'66.


Clark, Charles S.


'46.


Ensworth, Charles E.


'53.


Baldwin, Addison R.


'38.


Clark, George H.


'29.


Eyre, John C.


'47.


Balloch, George W.


'67.


Clark, Henry C.


'56.


Farrar, William E.


•54.


Bancroft, Howard C.


'26.


Coates, Morton


'.57.


Fenton, Frank B.


'79.


Batchelder, Archie M.


'89.


Cobleigh, George H.


'51.


Fletcher, Albert A.


'27.


Barnes, William S.


'37.


Cobb, Daniel B. B.


'57.


Fletcher, Frederick F


'46.


Barron, Horace E.


'45.


Cobb, Samuel W.


'39.


Fletcher, Friend P.


'25.


Bartlett, Levi


'65.


Cowles, Henry E. S.


'87.


Fletcher, Paris M.


'25.


Baxter, Carlos


'67.


Crandall, Edward R.


'03.


Flint, Kemp R.B.


'25.


Baxter, Portus •


'53.


Crocker, Charles T.


'74.


Field, Charles E.


'06.


Bean, Earl L.


'25.


Cutter, Charles


'87.


Field, Wesley O.


'41.


Bean, Eli B.


'99.


Dale, Edward M.


'39.


Folsom, Oilman


'88.


Bearss, Edwin C.


'25.


Dana, Frederick


'25.


Forbes, Edward


'73.


Belknap, Simeon E.


'73.


Daniell, Harry W.


'.38.


Frary, Solon F.


'88.


Belknap, W lliam O.


'23.


Darling, Jonathan P.


'56.


Fullerton, William H.


'74.


Best, William H.


'23.


Darling, Joshua H.


'25.


Gardiner, Robert H.


'24.


Binney, Charles J. F.'


'51.


Da\'is, George E.


'67.


Gay, Frederick


'38.


Bissell, G. Henry


'26.


Davis, George W.


'32.


George, Samuel K.


'38.


Bosworth, Stephen


'26.


D,avis, Horatio


'64.


Gerrish, William


'55.


Bowers, Lloyd H.


'.50.


Day, John S.


'88.


Gifford, George W.


'26.'


Brandegee, Jacob S.


'52.


Denniston, Charles Y.


'23.


Gilbert, Samuel S.


'27.


Brewer, Frederick


'88.


Denny, Harry S.


',50.


Gillum, Henry H


■25.


Brooks. William G.


'05.


Denny, Joseph H.


'06.


Gilman, Dana H.



MERCHANTS, BUSINESS MEN AND SALESMEN.



377



'89.

'37.

'25.

'55.

'64.

'26.

28.

46.

'50.

'43.

'24.

'57.

'08.

'57.

'63,

'25.

'56.

'26.

'25.

'63.

'63.

'88.

'64.

'95.

'83.

'24.

'29.

'25.

'65.

'67.

'65.

'27.

'56.

'30.

'25.

'52.

'28.

'42.

'69.

'26.

'26.

'08.

'73.

'40.

'38.

'27.

'89.

'93.

'51.

'76.

'25.

'65.

'82,

'03.

'90.

'64.

'96.

'73.

'24.

'56.

'56.

'26.

'28.

'65.

'01.

'67.

'43.

'68.

'25.

'25.

'90.

'08.

'28.



Gilinan,ElbridgeW.
Gilson, George W.
Goodall, David
Gorman, Thomas
Gregory, Charles D.
Griswold, Edward T.
Hale, George G.
Hall. William H. H.
Hammond, John E. W
Hancock, Henry
Harris, Thomas J.
Hart, Elias B.
Hartshorn, Charles E.
Hascall, Henry B.
Hastings, Addison T.
Hatch, .A.lbert G.
Hatch, Frederick A.
Hatch, Joseph D.
Hathaway ,Guilford H.

Haven, William B.

Hays, William D.

Hay ward, Fred F.

Hazeiton, Walter S.

Hoefler, Philo R. C.

Holland, James M.

HoUey, George W.

Horton, Horace S.

Horton, Valentine B.

Houghton, Edmund C.

Howard, Abijah

Howard, William W.

Hubbard, Elijah K.

Hubbard, Guirdon S.i

Hubbard, Henry G.

Hubbard, Samuel T.

Hubbard, William H.

Huggins, William B.

Hunt, Roswell

Hunt, William H.

Huntington, AndrewB.

Huntington. Samuel. \.

Huntley, Edwin D.

Huntoon, George L.

Hurlbut, Lucius

Hutchinson, James

Hyde, William

Irish, Robert L.

Jackman, Winthrop T.

Jarvis, Charles A.

Jewell, Eben B.

Johnson, ;Edwin F.

Johnson, William H.

Jones, Harry M.

Judd, Francis B.

Judkins, John H.

Kent, Charles N.

Kerr, Harry C.

Kimball, Edson

Kimball, Robert P.

Kingsley, Levi G.

Kmne, Aaron

Kinsman, Frederick

Kirkland, .\lexander
Ladd, William F.

Lance, Joseph T.
Lawrence, Francis G.
Lee, Stephen B.
Leonard, Henry B.
Leverett, Josiah S.
Leverett, Thomas H.
Lewis, Keneth H.
Lockwood, Edward A.
London, Henry A.



'73.
'99.
'93.
'02.



'09.



Aldrich, George J.
Austin, George E.
Bailey, George F.
Booth, Leon F.
Bullock, Roy A.
Burke, Herbert G.
Clark, George W.



'55. Lord, Charles V.
'25. Lord, Nathaniel ^
'67.- Lothrop, George .-L.
'99. Lovell, George P.
'23. Lowell, Charles R.
'24. Lyman, Charles
'48. Lyman, Elias 1st
'23. Lyman, George.
'76. McIlwaine.TheodoreC.
'07. McLoud, John H.
'46. .McNeill, Edwin
'41. .Manchester, Philander
'61. Marcy, .Andrew C.
'54. Mead, Stephen O.
'07. Mears,JohnH.
'25. Merrick, George
'52. Merrill, Edward B.
'57. Merriman.DeForestH.
'58. Messenger, George
'73. Metcalf, George W.
'57. Metcalf, John W.
'64. Metcalf, Ralph
'27. Miller, Ephraim T.
'23. Mower, Samuel
'28. Morris, Arthur B.
'49. Morris, Edward W.
'51. Morris, Ephraim^
'54. Morris, Henry C.
'38. Morton, Lewis E.
'95. Mosely, Harry C.
'47. Newman, Asahel C.
'84. Nickerson, Thomas H,
'55. Nichols, S.ayles
'04. Nichols, Stanley ^I
'28. Noble, John S.
'25. Orne, William W.
'60. Osgood, Elbridge B.
'64. Osgood, John H.
'25. Paddock, Horace
'59. Parker, Charles E.
'68. Partridge, Lewis B.
'23. Partridge, Samuel
'49. Partridge, William
'58. Patten, Edwm B.
'63. Patterson, Rody
'26. Patton, Benjamin F.
'43. Paul, William P.
'52, Peake, PeveriU
'56. Penniman, Luther L.
'30. Pennock, Nathan L.
'69. Pennock, Sylvester M.
'25. Perkins, Hamilton H.
'43. Perkins, Norman E.
'24. Perrj-, Carleton H.
'10. Peterson, Howard B.
'54. Pettis, Robert T.
'26. Phelps, Edward A.
'62. Phillipes, Walter A.
'57. Pickering, Thomas A.
'53. Pike, John B.
'54. Piatt, Zepeniah
'50. Potter, Lorenzo
'26. Prescott, HenryJ
'86. Prince, Earl H.
'64. Rand, Frederick H.
'28. Ranney, Henry J.
'07. Ransom, Harold A.
'00. Reed, Charles H.
'76. Reed, Frank H.
'38. Reed, Oliver P.
'48. Reynolds, Asa.
'57. Rice, Edward W.
'64. Rich, Irving B.

Salesmen.

'07. Coggeshall, Chester H.

'88. Davis, Nathaniel R.

'77. Dewey, Thomas

'87. Dimond, John E

'96. Dole, Harry R.

'90. Dole, Heman E.

'77. Douglass, David B.



'10. Rich, John T.
'46. Richardson, Amos.
'61. Richardson, Juhus R.
'49. Robinson, Calvin L
'24. Robinson, Moncure
'63. Robinson, Norman
'56. Roolofson,FrederickE.
'05. Ross, Charles H.
'25. Russell, Walter W.
'39. Sargent, Charles H.
'59. Sargent, Harlan P.
'39. Sargent, John H.
'50. Scripture, Stephen
'28. Seymour, Daniel M.
'28. Seymom-, William E.
'73. Sheldon, Archie L.
'26. Sigourney,HenryH.W.
'41. Silver, Charles A.
'68. Skinner, Henry C.
'65. Smart, Charles H.
'29. Smith, Isaac T.
'81. Smith, Marshall D.
'37. Smith, Tunothy D.
'41, Snow, Gustavus H.
'55. Spaulding, William
'73. Spear, George J.
'91. Sprague, William H.
'52. Stancliff, William
'47. Standish, James \. N.
'60. Starr, William
'65. Stebbms, Marshall B
'00. Stem, Albert
'84. Stewart, Harry D.
'86. Stewart, Rolan W
'23. Stimpson, Jason
'68. Stowell, Eugene A.
'25. Swan, Benjamin
'49. Sweatt, Charles

'68. Sweet, Channing

'65. Sweetser, James v .

'25. Tappan, John W.

'74. Thayer, .\rnoId

'76. Thompson, Noble A.

'48. Tilton, Charles E.

'41. Titus, William H. H.

'57. Treadwell, William A.

'27. Trowbridge,ThomasR.

'40. Tucker, Franklin

'47. Tucker, William H.

'23. Tuller, Charles

'45. Tutherly, William E,

'56. Tuttle, .\lbert C.

'74. Upham, Edward D.

'24. Vamum.Phineas F.

'49. Waite, Frederick T.

'25. Wales, Thomas B.

'26. Ward, Roswell B.

'28. Ward, William A.

'62. Washburn,JustusW^F.

'98. Wheelock, Clarence D.

'39. Whipple, William M.

'29. W^hitefield, James B.

'64. Whitmore, Adin H.

'56. Wilkins, A. Whipple

'49. Willard, Oscar A.

'73. W'illiams, Charles K.

'25. Williams, John

'84. Wilmarth, Daniel E.

'25. Woodworth, Hiram P.

'57. Worthen, Harry N.

'96. Wright, Frank R.

'42. Wright, Joseph C.

'25. Wright, William E.

'91. Young, Emerson L.



'73. Eastman, Paris A.

'94. Gillette, Heman

'93. Gokey, Frank A.

'88. Goss, Henry H.

'93. Hinsdale, George G.

'06. Hovey, Bradford P.

'96. Howes, Phil S.



378



NORWICH UNIVERSITY.



'97.


Keith, Harry L.


'74.


Pitman, Edward P.


'76.


Stearns, James K.


'92.


Lunderville.Isadore N.


'66.


Potter, Charles H.


'98.


Story, Sanford B.


'08.


Lyons, Oscar P.


'43.


Post, Eugene J.


'54.


Tarr, Daniel B.


'57.


Martin, Henry 0.


'00.


Richardson, Jeffers F.


'95.


Ternll, Arthur L.


'06.


Maxham, William E.


'77.


Robinson, Frank L.


'89.


'ierrill, Willis E.


'47.


Oliver, Caleb • •


'94.


RoUo, William H.


'00.


Tower, William A.


'07.


Oram, Leslie J.


•07.


Shepard,jBurton M.


'07.


Trombley, Lucian J,


'07.


Parker, Alden M. •


'95.


(Sinclair, Thomas S.


'10.


Whitney, Joseph H


'77.


Parker, George


'74.


Smith, Edward T.


'90.


Wright. Edgar E.



INSURANCE MEN AND COMPANIES.
A number of the men have become prominent in the insurance
business and with various companies. James S. Amory, '25,
and Peter W. Freeman, '25 were officers in several life and fire
insurance companies in Boston. Jonas H. Piatt, '54,f^is^promi-
nent in marine insurance business in New York. Henry M.
Phillips, '64, was for a number of years secretary of [^the
Massachusetts Life Insurance Co.; Horace C. Henry, '64, is
president of the Northern Life Insurance Co., of Washington.
Ralph B. Denny, '91, is meeting with success with the Union
Mutual Fire Insurance Co., and the American Fidelity Company
of Montpelier. Homer E. C. Rainey, '03, was for some time
with the New York Fire Insurance Exchange and is now with
the Railway Insurance Syndicate. A large number of the men
are employed by the Sanborn Map Company as insurance
surveyors.



American Fidelity Co., (Vt.)

Ralph B. Denny, '91, Treas.
American Insurance Co., (Mass.)

James S. Amory, '25, Dir.

Association Factory Mutual Fire
Insurance Co.
Charles R. Hartwell, '06, Surveyor
Boston Insurance Co.

Peter W. Freeman, '25, Pres.
BostonManufacturers'Fire Insurance
Co.
James S. Amory, '25, Dir.
Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection

& Insurance Co.
■ Seth B. Adams, '90, Asst. Eng.
Lumber Mutual Fire Insurance Co.

Arthur G. Baker, '03, Eng.
Massachusetts Life Insurance Co.

Henry M. Phillips, '64, Sec.
Mutual Insurance Co.

Will am E. Carleton, '06, Eng.

National Life Insurance Co., (Vt.)

Phil S. Howes, '90, Actuary.
New England Life Insurance Co.

James S. Amorj% '25, D r.

New York Fire Insurance Exchange.

George P. Lo veil, '99, Asst. Eng.
Homer E. Rainey, '04, Eng.

Northern Life Insurance Co., (Wash.)
Horace C. Henry, '64, Pres,



Railway Insurance Syndicate (N. Y.)

Homer E. Rainey, '04. Eng.
Sanborn Map Co.

Charles H. Nichols, '86, Eng. of Plant.

James E. Ross, '94, Eng.

Lerov C. Hulburd, '94, Eng.

Hal. H. Stearns, '94, Eng.

Samuel A. Thomas, '95, Eng.

Frank J. Donahue, '95, Eng.

William A. Ellis, '97, Eng.

John P. Moseley, '99, Eng.

Frank L. Aldrich, '99, Eng.

George P. Lovell, '99, Eng.

Tunothv J. Holland, '01, Eng.

George E. Thomas, '02, Eng.

Arthur G. Baker, '03, Eng.

.John T. Powers, '03, Eng.

Nathan L. Thomas, '04, Eng.

Harry R. Deal, '05. Eng.

Joy C. Ross, '05, Eng.

Daniel R. Barney, '06, Eng.

William E. Carleton, '06. Eng.

Charles R. Hartwell, '06, Eng.

John K. Morris, '06, Eng.

Martin L. Rumrill, '06, Eng.

Rov M. Batchelder, '07, Eng.

William M. Ryan, '07, Eng.

Roy M. Blanchard, '08, Eng.

Francis J. McCarthy, '08, Eng.

Robert G. North, '08, Eng.

Raymond V. Root, '08, Eng.

Underwriters Bureau of New Eng-
land Fire Ins. Co.

Timothy Holland, '01. Eng.

Union Mutual Insurance Co.

Ralph B. Denny, '91, Asst. Sec. and
Treas.



HOTEL PROPRIETORS.

HOTEL PROPRIETORS.



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A number of the alumni have engaged in the hotel business
with marked success. Ephraim Hutchins, '22, was a hotel
proprietor in Concord, N. H., many years. Riley Adams, '27,
conducted hotels in Bristol and Burlington, \' t., and in New Jersey.
Benjamin F. Patton, '27, was prominent in the hotel business in




Municipal Building, New York City,
McKim, Mead and White, architects; C. H. Nichols, '86, designer of foundations.

North Carolina. Horace E. Barron, '46, was for many years a
popular hotel proprietor at Faribault, Minn. Wilder W. Parker,
'47, was one of the first to open a hotel in San Francisco, Cal.
Henry B. White, '49, was engaged in the hotel business in Massena
Springs, New York, for many years. Walter Aiken, '54, as
proprietor of the ''Tip-Top" House on Mt. Washington, N. H.,



380 NORWICH UNIVERSITY.

and of the Hamilton Hotel in the Bermuda Islands became
prominent in the business. William M. Bates, '55, of New York
City, is one of the best known hotel men in this country. He
conducted for many years, hotels in Saratoga Springs, N. Y.,
in Newport, R. I., St. Louis, Mo., and in New York City. Henry C.
Baxter, '66, was the proprietor of hotels in Boston and in Seattle,
Wash. Frank C. Hatch, '76, was for some years manager of
Hotel Royalton, New York City. The following alumni were
also well known hotel men: Henry W. Cushman, '25; Roswell
Hunt, '42; Frank B. Starr, '45; Luther L. Penniman, '56 and
Elisha P. Hitchcock, '64.

BANKERS, BROKERS AND REAL ESTATE OPERATORS.

Ninety-eight of the alumni have engaged in banking, brok-
erage and the real estate business, several becoming very promi-
nent. James S. Amory, '25, was president, vice-president and
director of several banks in Boston. Junius Spencer Morgan,
'26, as organizer of the banking firm of J. S. Morgan & Co., be-
came one of the best known financiers in the world. Thomas R.
Trowbridge, '27, J. H. Watkinson, '28, and Edwin McNeill, '45,
became well known bankers in Connecticut. Cyrus B. Burnham,
'39, of St. Louis, Mo., was for many j^ears a prominent banker
in that city. Clinton S. Averill, '49, and H. 0. Kent, '54, were
prosperous bankers in New Hampshire. Clayton E. Rich, '63,
is a well known cotton broker in New York. Edward D. Adams,
'64, has become a " captain of industry' ' in New York, through his
able financiering of immense enterprises. G. P. Putnam, '64,
was a well known banker in Kansas City. W. S. Hazelton,
'64, is a prosperous banker in Elkhart, Ind. Frank Whitney,
'64, of Boston, was for n any year manager of the Calcutta,
India, branch of the Whitney Brothers' banking company of
Boston. Frederic H. Rand, '64, is a prosperous banker in Florida.
Henry J. Howe, '67, is a Mell known banker in Iowa. Waldo P.
Clement, '72, of New York, was for several year- a member of
the New York Stock Exchange. William R. Dorr, '73, became
prominent in the banking business in Minnesota and New York;
and Henry L. Sherman, '78, is a well known banker in Lawrence,
Mass. James M. Holland, '83, who was for a time engaged in
the banking business in Washington, is now a real estate operator
in New York City. J. H. Goulding, '65, H. C. Cady, '91, H. G.



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