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Woodruff, '91, and H. N. Mattison, '93, are all well known in the
banking circles of Vermont.



BANKERS, BROKERS AND REAL ESTATE OPERATORS.



381



'64.


Adams, Edward D.


'78.


'37.


Allen, Horace P.


'06.


'25.


Allen, Joseph D.


'06.


'25.


Amory, James S.


'73.


'26.


Anderson, William E.


'64.


'78.


Arms, Henry F.


'52.


'25.


Austin, Romeo


'37.


'49.


Averill, Clinton S.


'23.


'26.


Babbitt, Jacob


'68.


'25.


Baker, Jonathan


'65.


'49.


Benjamin, William W.


'25.


'98.


Booth, Eflwin


•48.


'55.


Buell,BelaS.


'25.


'66.


Burkham, Elzey G.


'64.


'29.


Bumham, Cyrus B.


'64.


'67.


Burr, Charles P.


'83.


'63.


Bush, Charles E.


'69.


'91.


Cady, HeberC.


'29.


'72.


Campbell, Stephen H.


'82.


'65.


Child, Oscar B.


'54.


'72.


Clement, Waldo P.


'90.


'37.


Cobb, Daniel B. B.


'25.


'45.


Cobb, Samuel W.


'55.


'25.


Cotton, George


'55.


'53.


Crocker, Charles T.


'50.


•39.


Cushman, Isaac N.


'45.


•23.


Darlinpc, Joshua H.


'78.


'56.


Delafield, Walter


'93.


'91.


Denny, Ralph B.


'24.


'63.


Dewey, William S.


'64.


'25.


Dinsmoor, William


'25.


'51.


Dodge, Gren\'ille M.


'64.


'73.


Dorr, William R.


'26.


'78.


Douglass, Francis


'51.



DuBois, Fred E.
Edgerton, Halsey C.
Edgerton, Malcolm J.
Ely, Frederick L.
Estey, Julius J.
Fletcher, Albert .A..
Gilbert, Horatio G.
Goodhue, Wells
Goss, Frank A.
Goulding, Joseph H.
Griswold, William F.
Hall, William H. H.
Hathaway, Guilford H.
Hazelton, Walter S.
Henry, Horace C.
Holland, .James M.
Howe, Henry J.
Hubbard, Henry G.
Jennings, William A.
Kent, Henry O.
Kent, Henry P.
Leverett, Thomas H.
Lewis, Charles H.
Lord, Charles V.
Lyman, Elias
McNeill, Edwin
Marsh, Edward S.
Mattison, Hiram N.
Means, Robert
Metcalf, Ralph
Minot, George
Morey, Arthur P.
Morgan, Junius S.
Morris, Ephrai m



'02.
'56.
'45.
'86.
'95.
'64.
'64.
'63.
'64.
'78.
'64.
'81.
'72.
'49.
'65.
'48.
'25.
'52.
'27.



'64.
'41.
'04.
'28.
'39.
'68.
'64.
'91.
'39.
'38.



Olcott, George
Orser, Henry W.
Potter, Lorenzo
Preston, Simon M.
Prince, Earl H.
Prior, Bert H.
Putnam, George F.
Rand, Frederic H.
Rich, Clayton E.
Rich, Irving B.
Sherman, Henry L.
Sleeper, Charles
Smith, Marshall D.
Steele, George
.Sweatt, Charles
Sweetser, James V.
Tilton, Charles E.
Tappan, John H.
Towne, John P.
Trowbridge, ThomasR.
Utley, Herman G.
Vermilye, Washington

R.
Vemam, William S.
Warren, Stephen S.
Washburn.WilliamE.C
WatkLnson, John H.
Whipple, William M.
Whiting, Frank M.
Whitney, Frank
Woodruff, Harrison, G.
Wright, Chauncey
Young, Nathan S.



MANUFACTURERS.

A large number of the alumni became prominent as manu-
facturers. Charles Amory, '25, and James S. Amory, '25, were
presidents and directors of many large mills in New England.
William S. Dewey, '63, John J. Dewey, '65, Charles H. Wood, '65,
and Charles M. Davis, '82, are now extensively engaged in manu-
facturing Avoolen and cotton goods. Francis A. Sawyer, '64,
was a member of the firm of F. A. & J. Sawyer, extensive woolen
manufacturers in Dover, N. H. Henry G. Hubbard, '30, was the
president of the Russell Manufacturing Co., one of the largest
and most prosperous companies in Connecticut. Walter Aiken,
'54, was an extensive manufacturer in New Hampshire and
Curtis S. Barrett, '63, in Ohio. Julius J. Estey, '64, was for many
years president of the famous Estey Organ Co., of Brattleboro, Vt.

Eber Richards, '53, and Charles T. Crocker, '53, were extensive
manufacturers of paper. Charles E. Bush '63, Charles S. Wheel-
wright, '65, Frank A. Flint, '77, and Paul A. Dinsmoor, '98,
are now actively engaged in that line of business.

W^illiam Blackington, '66, and Frank M. Whiting, '68,
were prosperous jewelry manufacturers in Massachusetts and
Rhode Island. Samuel L. Pitkin, '24, was a prosperous manu-
facturer of powder in Connecticut. Obed Foss, '50, is a well known
manufacturer in Maine and Frank A. Manual, '93, and Louis C.
Bump, '98, in Vermont,



382



NORWICH UNIVERSITY,



'54.


Aiken, Walter


'24.


Gignilliat, Norman P.


'52.


'26.


Allen Joseph D.


'68.


Goss, Frank A.


'53.


'25.


Amory, Charles


'01.


Grant, Charles H.


'53.


'25.


Amory, James S.


'68.


Grosvenor, Robert


'64.


'78.


Arms, Henry F.


'67.


Grow, Julius J.


'28.


'26.


Babbitt, Jacob


'79.


Howe, Frank L.


'29.


'01.


Barclay, Douglass M.


'69.


Howe, Henry, J.


'61.


'63.


Barrett, Curtis A.


'56.


Hubbard, George W.


'50.


'25.


Baxter, Carlos


'30.


Hubbard, Henry G.


'28.


'66.


Blackington ,WilliamS,


'81.


Jones, Henry M.


'72.


'98.


Bump, Louis C.


'65.


Johnson, William H.


'76.


'63.


Bush, Charles E.


'25.


Judd, Daniel


'43.


'53.


Crocker, Charles T.


'25.


Lemmex, William H.


'27.


'26.


Crowninshield, Francis


'50.


Little, Richard S.


'24.




B.


'55.


Lord, Charles V.


'27.


'82.


Davis, Charles, M. [


'28.


Macay, William S. .


'07.


'59.


Davis, Samuel E.


'81.


Maddock, William S.


'64.


'08.


Day, Clarence E.


'93.


Manuel, Frank A.


'28.


'65.


Dewey, John J.


'07.


Martin, William J.


'66.


'63.


Dewey, William S.^ -


'49.


IMorris, Edward W.


'65.


'98.


Dinsmoor, Paul A. I


'52.


Morris, Ephraim "


'67.


•69.


Dole, Charles


'47.


Nichols, Stephen H.


'68.


'41.


Eaton, Roberts


'55.


Peake, Willis R.


'81.


'24.


Emerson, Curtis A.


'46.


Pierce, Horace T. H. ■


'65.


'64.


Estey, Julius J.


'64.


Phillips, Henry M.


'52


'77.


Flint, Frank G.


'24.


Pitkin, Samuel L.




'50.


Foss, Obed


'66.


Potter. C. H.





Rice, Charles
Richards, Eber
Richards, Nelson
Sawyer, Francis A.
Sill, Frederick
Southmayd, Samuel G.
Smith, Elias F.
Stanyan, John M.
Starr, Elihu W. N.
Steadman, William L.
Stearns, James K.
Stebbins, Harrison
Sterling, Theodore B.
Swan, Benjamin
Taylor, George W.
Thomas, Thorpe R.
Vernam, William S.
Welles, Leonard R.
Wellman, Samuel T.
Wentworth, Charles E .
Wheelwright, CharlesS.
Whiting. Frank M.
Wilmarth, William H.
Wood, Charles H.
Woodward, Solomon E.



TEXTILE COMPANIES.



Atlantic Mills.

William Hooper, '76, Treas.
Burlington Woolen Mills. (Vt.)

Carlos Baxter, '25, Director.

Cheney Brothers. (Conn).

Charles H. Cheney. '80, Civil and Me-
chanical Eng.

A. G. Dewey Co.

William S. Dewey, '65, Treas.
John J. Dewey, '65, Pres.

Hartford Woolen Co. (Vt.)

Edward W. Morris, '49, Pres.
Ephraim Morris, '52, Pres.

Jackson Co. (N. H.)

James S. Amory, '25, Treas.

Laconia Knitting Needle Co.

Harry W. Daniell, '73, Mgr.

Lancaster Mills Co. (Mass.)
James S. Amory, '25, Treas.



Ludlow M'f g. Co.

Charles E. Quimby, '91, Ch. Eng.
Manchester Print Works.

Charles Amory, '24, Treas.
Merrimack M'f g. Co.

Francis B. Crownshield, '24, Treas.
Nashua M'f g. Co. (N. H.)

James S. Amory, '25, Treas.
Ottaquechee Woolen Co. (Vt.)

Edward W. Morris, '49, Pres.

Ephraim Morris, '52, Pres.

Stark Mills.

Charles Amory, '24, Pres.
Winnepiseogee Lake Cotton
Woolen M'f g. Co.

Harry W. Daniell, '73, Agent.
Winooski Cotton Mill Co.
Joseph D. Allen, '25, Director.



and



MISCELLANEOUS COMPANIES.



Altamont Realty Co.

Franklin J. Saxe, '74, Director.
American Extractor Co.

Charles S. Wheelwright, '67, Pres.
American Granite Saw Co.

Leroy A. Chase, '03. Ch. Eng.
Atlantic Coast Co.

Franklin J. Saxe, '74, Sec. and Mgr.
Bennington Security Co.

George E. Donnelly, '95, Sec.
Boston Back Bay Co.

Charles Morton, '60, Supt.
Boston Heating Co.

• Charles Morton. '60, Supt.
Crocker, Burbank & Co. (Mass.J

• Charles T. Crocker. '53, Pres.



Eastern Ice Co.

Harry D. Stewart, '84, Sec.
Estey Organ Co.

Julius J. Estey, '64, Pres.

Export Lumber Co.

Franklin J. Saxe, '74, Mgr.
Florida Land & Colonization Co.

Frederick H. Rand, '64, Mgr.
Gas Saving Co.

William W. Howard, '65, Vice-Pres.
and Mgr.

Hudson Bay Co.

John W. Dicks, '25, Captain on steamer.
International Continuous Filterpress
Co.
Charles S. Wheelwright, '67, Pres.



LUMBERMEN, FARMERS, PLANTERS AND RANCHMEN,



383



International Paper Co.

Fred M. Goodhue, '91, Asst. Eng.
Jordan, Marsh & Co.

Henry C. Clark, '67, Asst. Mgr.
Keith Paper Co. (Mass.)

Charles T. Crocker, '53, Director.
Lawrence Paper M'f 'g. Co.

I'aul A. Dinsmoor, '98, Mgr.
National Transit Co

Willard L. Fuller, '02, Asst. Eng.
New Orleans Gas Light Co.

William S. Campbell, '28, Ch. Eng.

Nockege Corporation Co.

Charles T. Crocker, '53, Pres.
Orswell Corporation Co.

Charles T. Crocker, '53, Pres.
Pacific Coast Creosoting Co.

Horace C. Henry, 'ti4, Pres.



E. Richards & Son. (Paper Mills)
Eber Richards, '53, Pres.

George P. Rowell Co.

Charles N. Kent, 'G4, Mgr.
Schiller Hubbard Co.

William H. Hubbard, '52, Vice Pres.
and Treas.

Ticonderoga Pulp & Paper Co.

Charles E. Bush, '63, Sec.
Union Car Line.

William W. Chandler, '43, Gen'l Mgr.
George Wheelwright Paper Co.

Charles S. Wheelwright, '67, Pres.
H. C. White Co.

Arthur H. Cushman, '96, Vice-Pres.

F. M. Whiting Co.

Frank M. Whiting, '68, Pres.



LUMBERMEN.

Twenty-one of the alumni have engaged in the lumber
business. Curtis A. Emerson, '25, and Charles Rich, '23, were,
for a number of years, prominent in the lumber business in Michi-
gan. James E. Lindsey, '47, is one of the most prominent lum-
ber manufacturers in the Middle West. Wilder W. Parker, '47,
was one of the first to engage in the lumber business in Oregon.
George O. Tyler, '57, of Burlington, Vt., was for many years an
extensive lumber operator in Vermont and Canada. Harlan P.
Sargent, '59, is a well known manufacturer of lumber in Maine.
Franldin J. Saxe, '73, of New York City, is a well known wholesale
lumber dealer, operating mills in various sections of this country
ami Canada. Craig O. Burt, '04, is one of the most extensive
himber manufacturers in Vermont.

The following alumni have also engaged in the business with
success: Fritz E. Adams, '57, Irving R. Bickford, '08, Gilbert
W. Colby, '48, Francis R. Hall, '87, Edward Hatch, '50, Thomas
Vk Loveland, '42, Asa Reynolds, '48, Eber Richards, '53, John T.
Smith, '02, William H. Tucker, '72, Ellis P. Walcott, '64, George
R. White, '52, Silas Wyman, '67.



FARMERS, PLANTERS AND RANCHMEN.

Captain Partridge was one of the first prominent educators
of this country to give practical instruction in Agriculture. Nearly
two hundred of the alumni and past cadets have engaged in farm-
ing, planting, and ranching. For several years a large number of
the cadets were from the South, many of whom gained prominence
in this line of work.



FARMERS, PLANTERS AND RANCHMEN. 385

Norman P. Gignilliat, '25, was one of the best known planters
in Georgia, owning an estate of many thousand acres of land.
Henry W. Cushman, '25, was a prosperous farmer in Northern
Massachusetts, and took an active part in the establishing of the
State Board of Agriculture. Wales Cheney, '25, became a promi-
nent horticulturist in Western New York and Levi Hoppin, '25,
was a well known stock raiser in Connecticut. Hugh S. Ball, '26,
became a rich rice planter in South Carolina. William P. Smith,
'26, was one of the most extensive cotton growers and slave
owners in Louisiana. Albert W. Dunbar, '26, was a rich cotton
planter in ^lississippi. George S. Webster, '26, and ]^ichard D.
Smith, '26, l:)ecame rich planters in Cuba. William 11. Sanford,
'26, was one of the most successful breeders of merino sheep in
this countr}'. Stephen N. Routh, '26, was a well known planter
in Louisiana. Francis Yates, '27, was a rich planter in West
Virginia. Edward A. Phelps, '27, conducted for many years one
of the finest stock farms in Connecticut. Richard J. Downing,
'28, was a rich farmer in Pennsylvania. William G. Harding, '28,
as owner of the " Belle Meade' ' stock farm in Tennessee, became
one of the l^est known breeders of thoroughbred race horses in
this country. Paul C. Cameron, '28, was one of the most prosper-
ous planters in the south. He was the first president of the Agri-
cultural Society of North Carolina, and did much to promote the
agricultural interests of that state. James B. Whitefield, '29,
was another well known planter in North Carolina. Daniel
Thompson, '42, owner of the "Calumet Plantation" in Lou-
isiana, Ijecame one of the most prosperous sugar planters in that
state. Gustave A. Breaux, '47, and William P. Kellogg, '47,
were also prominent sugar planters in Louisiana. Henry Han-
cock, '43, was one of the most extensive ranch owners in Southern
California. Bernard G. Farrar, '45, of St. Louis, Mo., was for
many years a prominent i)lantation owner in ^lissouri. James W.
Parker, '48, was a well known ranchman in Texas. Louis ^L
Strobel, '51, was an extensive plantation owner in Texas. Edwin
S. Stowell, '52, was a well known breeder of fine stock in Vermont.
George E. Bryant, '54, conducted for man}^ years an extensive
stock farm near Madison, Wis. Oscar H. Leland, '54, is an ex-
tensive farmer in Texas. jMartin V. B. Wason, '54, was for many
years a prominent ranchman and cattle owner in Colorado. Henry
10. Alvord, '63, was one of the best known farmers in this country.
Rody Patterson, '63, as the owner of the "Springhurst" farm at
Lexington, K}-., became one of the best known stock breeders in



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NORWICH Ul^IVERSiTl^i



the United States. Wesley K. Walton, '67, is a well known ranch-
man and stock raiser in Utah, and George W. Metcalf, 73, is a
prosperous cattle and sheep owner in Wyoming. George J. Spear,
'73, has gained prominence in the nursery business in Colorado.



Partridge, William
Patterson, Rody
Pearce, William
Phelps, Edward A.
Poor, Mark L.
Porcher, Thomas C.
Porter, Samuel H.
Post, Eugene J.
Preston, Sylvester iS.
Richardson, Amos
Rolfe, John M.
Routh, Stephen N.
Ruthford, Adolphus
Sanford, William R.
Shattuck, Abbott A
Shattuck, Lemuel
Shaw, Nathaniel S
Shipp, William
Sinkler, James
Slafter, Judson
Slay ton, Truman L.
Smith, Alonzo E.
Smith, Benjamin P.
Smith, George C.
Smith, Richard D.
Smith, William P.
Snow, Asa H.
Spear, George J.
Stiles, Eli G.
Stone, John
Stowell, Edwin S.
Strobel, Louis M.
Thompson, Charles S.
Thompson, Daniel
Thompson, Ebenezer
Tracy, George A.
Van Rensselaer, Henry
Waite, Frederick T.
Walton, Wesley K.
Warring, Morton
Warren, Stephen N
Washington, Thos. B.
Wason, Martin V. B.
Watkins, Urbane D.
Webb, George W.
Webb, Thomas L.
Webster, George S.
Wheeler, Morrill D.
Wheeler, Simeon
Wheelock, Leroy G.
Whitefield, James B
Whitmore, Adin H.
Willis, James F.
Wilmarth, Albert W
Wright, Chauncey
Yates, Francis



Edwin F. Johnson, '25, Frederick W. Russell, '51, James M.
Stancliffe, and Alfred G. Hall, '55, were prominent in developing
the red sandstone quarries of Portland, Conn. Daniel Judd, '25,
was for many years engaged in the marble business in Middlebury,
Vt. Irving C. Ellis, '01, has gained prominence as vice-president
of the E. B. Ellis Granite Co. His company has had many large
contracts. The most important work executed by this company



28.


Adams, James'U.


'27.


Gill, John W.


'49.


27.


Alexander, HenryD.W.


'65.


Goddard, Samuel H.


'63.


63.


Alvord, Henry E.


'56.


Guild, Edwin


'25.


46.


Ashe, Thomas P.


'26.


Gervais, John L.


'27.


25.


Baker, James


'26.


Hale, Osmer


'00.


26.


Ball, Hugh S.


'61.


Hall, Josiah


•26.


28.


Barnard, E. Henry


'78.


Halsey, Henry J. T.


'r-2.


26.


Barrow, Bennett H.


'52.


Harding, Samuel B.


'43.


27.


Baylor, Richard G.


'28.


Harding, William G.


•52.


28.


Baxter, Carlos


'46.


Haskell, Henry L. S.


'46.


67.


Benson, Seth H.


'76.


Hatch, Francis C.


'59.


47.


Breaux, Gustave A.


'26.


Heriot, James


'26.


54.


Brownell, Thomas S.


'53.


Herrick, Henry O.


'26.


54.


Bryant, George E.


'97.


Hill, Guilford H.


'26.


55.


Buell, Bela S.


'27.


Hobson, Thomas S.


'64.


64.


Buell, James W.


'04.


Holden, Ira L.


'39.


67.


Burnham, Henry C.


'27.


Holmes, Arthur F


'55.


73.


Burt, Henry A.


'25.


Hoppin, Levi


'27.


56.


Buttrick, George


'28.


Howard, Augustus


'26.


28.


Cameron, Paul C.


'07.


Hoyt, David C.


'47.


28.


Cameron, Thomas A .


'51.


Hunsden, Charles


'48.


26.


Caraway, George E.


'69.


Hutchinson, John D.


'56.


25.


Cheney, Wales


'51.


Jackson, John C.


'79.


26.


Clark, Henry E. W.


'03.


Janvrin, Louis H.


'48.


48.


Colby, Gilbert W.


'81.


Jennings, William A.


'26.


26.


Collins, William F.


'08.


Jilson, Adin H.


'26.


65.


Cowles, Henry E. S.


'26.


Johnston, Daniel P.


'41.


25.


Cushman, Henry W.


'26.


Johnston, McKewn


'73.


41.


Cushman, Simeon S.


'07.


Jones, Nelson R.


'66.


50.


Cutts, Edward H.


'47.


Kellogg, Willam P.


'38.


66.


Daniels, Willis K.


'26.


Kemp, James


'52.


'45.


Dean, Charles K.


'51.


Kingsbury, Charles F.


'51.


81.


Deering, George E.


'25


Leavenworth, Nathan


'26.


'61.


DePoincy, William J.




B.


'42.


10.


Dewey, Frank S.


'54.


Leland, Oscar H.


'26.


26.


DeWolf, Henry G.


'28.


Little, George


'92.


69.


Dole, Charles


'48.


Loveland, Reuben S.


'27.


38.


Dow, Simon


'64.


McCulloch, Frederick


'49.


'27.


Downing, Richard J.




H.


'67.


27.


DuBuose, Theodore S.


'28.


McDermott, Charles


'26.


26.


Dunbar, Albert W.


'28.


Mcintosh, George H.


'41.


38.


Dyer, Jay


'26.


McNeil, Stephen D.


'27.


26.


Edings, Benjamin


'26.


Macay, William S.


'56.


'26.


Edings, Joseph


'41.


Major, Augustine L.C.


'43.


'26.


Edings, William


'46.


Merrick, Roswell E.


'49.


'27.


Edwards, William J.


'73.


Metcalf, George W.


'26.


'45.


Farrar, Bernard G.


'55.


Miller, Henry G.


'26.


'50.


Fifield, Samuel N.


'51.


Mower, Albion J.


'03.


'27.


Fitts, Oliver D.


•54.


Munson, William D.


'40.


'39.


Fletcher, Friend P.


'41.


Nalle, Benjamin F.


'08.


'32.


Flmt, Martin M.


'47.


Newman, Asahel C.


'29.


'55.


French, George B.


'26.


Palmer, John G.


'64.


'07.


Frink, Noah


'47.


Parker, Freeman


'24.


'64.


Fuller, Lloyd B.


'48.


Parker. George W.


'65.


'25.


Gignilliat, Norman P,


■48.


Parker, James W.


'39.


'56.


Gile, Independence


'26.


Parsons, George A.
QUARRYMEN.


•27.



SAILORS AND SEA CAPTAINS.



.••i87



was the furnishing of the granite for the new Pennsylvania station
in Washington, D. C. Douglass M. Barclay, '01, is a member of
the firm of Barclay Brothers of Barre, Vt., one of the largest gran-
ite manufacturing companies, and operators of quarries in the
world. Eight of the alumni have engaged in building and cabinet
work.

SAILORS AND SEA CAPTAINS.

Several of the cadets followed the sea as a livelihood. John
W. Dicks, '24, became a well known sea captain, visiting nearly
every seaport in the world. Nathaniel Lord. '24, was another
prominent sea captain. James Murdock, '24, was for many
years a captain in the East India Trade and was later in command
of ships running between Boston and Liverpool. William
Pearce, '25, was for many years a prominent sea captain. Isaac
T. Smith, '28, was for several years on ships in the East Indies.
Lyman B. Carter, '47 was a sailor many years in the China seas,
where he lost his life by falling from a mast during a storm.
Frederick T. Ward, '49, was in command of a sailing ship when
but sixteen years of age. Edmund Rice, '60, also served for some
time as a sailor in the China seas. Edward Mc C Peters, '80,
was for many years master of ships in South America trade. The
other cadets following the sea were William C. Denison, '27:
Lloyd B. Cooper, '28; Charles E. Phelps, '28; Orlando D. Simonds,
'49; Daniel S. Stanwood, '50; W. C. Blanchard, '55; William B.
Eaton, '66; Eugene A. Stowell, '68; William R. Curtis, '77;
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(iiiilford H. Hathaway, '24; Charles Clapp, '25 and Charles
E. Tilton '48 were well known ship builders. The service of the
cadets with steam boat companies is as follows :



Bangor & Boston Steamship Co.

William B. Eaton, 'G6, Purser.

Bay Line Steamship Co.

Moncure Robinson, '24, Pres.

Cape Fear & Deep River Navigation
Co.

Henry A. London, '28, Pres.

Connecticut River Steam & Canal
Boat Co.

Truman B. Ransom, '25, Ch. Eng.
Iron Steamboat Co.

Grenville M. Dodge, '51, Director.



National Lighterage Co.

Franklin J. Saxe, '74, Director.
Neuce River Line (N. C).

James B. Whitefield, '29, (Owner)
Ohio River Barge Line.

Valentine B. Horton, '25, Pres.

Oregon R. R. & Navigation Co.

Charles E. Tilton, '48, Member of Com.

pany.

Pacific Coast Steamship Co.

William R. Curtis, '77, Purser
Tampa Bay Steamship Co.

Frederic H. Rand, '65, Gen'l Freight
and Passenger Agent



FINE ARTS.

Several of the cadets have become well known in the de-
})artment of Fine Arts. Henry H. Ciishman, '96 is vice-president
of the H. C. White Co., manufacturers of stereographs. L. P.
]-5ooth, '97 is a well known photographer of Providence, R. I.

Nathan L. Pennock, '32, Thomas M. Dewey, '32, and W. W.
Chandler, '45, were prominent "singing school" teachers in New
England. Charles S. Ball, '38, and Capt. Augustus L. Papanti, '67,
were accomplished violin players. Captain Papanti was also for
many years the most famous dancing master in Boston. Harlie
J. Huntoon, '75, and George Donnelly, '95, have successfully
conducted orchestras for several years. Edwy W. Foster, '59,
and William V. B. Thompson, '79, were well known composers
of nnisic. Truman B. Ransom, '25, Edwin Perkins, '28, and
Edwin Sturtevant, '28, were prominent music teachers in various
sections of the country. William H. Wilmarth, '84, is an ac-
complished organist.

Isaac B. Alexander '27, was a portrait artist of ability.
William B. Boggs, '27, became one of the most prominent amateur
painters in the navy. Edgar Parker, '59, was for many years
one of the best known portrait painters in Boston. William H.
Wilmarth, '84, is an accomplished artist and is now perfecting
his art in Milan, Italy. Jacob A. Vogel, '48, became a well known
actor. Joseph D. Brennan, '78, is an accomplished actor. E. F.
Murdock was for many years a successful theatrical manager
and Arthur J. McKay, '07, is meeting with success in this line of
work. George R. Miner, '84, has gained prominence as dramatic
editor of the New York Herald.



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A nunil)er of the alumni gained prominence as architects.
Joel Amsden '35, was for many years a well known architect in
Scranton, Pa. William R. Mead, '64, of the firm of McKim,
Mead & White of New York city, is one of the most prominent
architects in this country. His company has made the plans
for many of the finest buildings in this country, the most notable
being the Boston Public Library, Madison Square Garden, New
York City; Columbia University Library; Municipal Building,
New York City; U. S. Post Office Building, New York City;
the White House, (reconstruction), and Madison Square Pres-
byterian church, New York City. Fred T. Austin, '88, has
made the plans for many buildings in New England, and was the
architect of the U. S. Government's refrigeration plant at Manila,
P. L J. Albert Holmes, '95, has gained prominence as a land-
scape architect.

AUTHORS.

Eighty of the men have been employed in the field of litera-
ture. Ebenezer B. Williston, '23, was the author of an edition of
"Tacitus," and the "Eloquence of the United States," a work of
five volumes. Benjamin M. Tyler, '23, was the author of several
valuable text books and Theophilus Fiske, '23, was a well known
writer on theological and philosophical subjects. James H.
Ward, '23, became one of the ablest writers on military subjects
in this country. John W. Prentiss, '23, was a member of the firm
of J. & J. W. Prentiss, well known publishers of Keene, N. H.
Orestes A. Brownson, '24, was one of the most prolific writers
in New England on philosophical and political subjects; and



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