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and faithful service as his has been should be recognized by some word of appreciation
from the Bench.

The Court (Wallace, J.) : The Court has heard of the death of Mr. Greenwood with
very great regret. He has long been a familiar figure in this Court, and in the Circuit Court
in this district, and we have always recognized that he brought to the discharge of his duties
the utmost conscientiousness, and, as has been said of him, one of his most pleasing char-
acteristics was his modesty. He always manifested a desire to assist the Court to a correct
understanding of the case under consideration. His sole aim was to do his whole duty to the
interest he represented. It seems very .sad that at such a comparatively early age, with ap-
parently so many years of usefulness before him, he should be stricken down. It is entirely
proper as a mark of respect that the Clerk should make an appropriate entry on the minutes,
and the Court will now so order.



Wilder Bennett Harding, son of John Richardson and Lucy (Bennett) Harding, was
born at Putney, Vt., February 6th, 1841.

He fitted for College at Williston Seminary, Easthainpton, Mass., and entered Yale in
the Fall of 1863.

On his father's side he is descended from the Hardings (two brothers) who came over
from England to Providence, R. I. They went from that place to Rehoboth, Mass., and some
of the family removed to Vermont. On his mothers side the Bennetts came from Massa-
chusetts to Vermont. Her father. Samuel Bennett, of Putney, Vt., was a Revolutionary
Soldier and received a pension.

He taught at Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass., two years after graduation. Was
admitted to the Bar at East Cambridge, Mass., in 1869. Spent the Winter of that year in the
Law Office of Taylor & Andrews, New York City. Taught at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., during


the Spring and Summer of 1870. Taught at Stamford, Conn., from 1870-72. Became Prin-
cipal of Smith's Academy, Hatfield, Mass., in the Fall of 1872. In July, 1885, he left Hatfield,
Mass., and located at Belfast. N. Y., taking the position of Principal of the Genesee Valley
Seminary. This position he held till the Summer of 1889, when he removed to Salem, N. Y.,
and became Principal of the Washington Academy the September following. He remained
here till the latter part of March, 1897, when he removed with his family to Southwick, Mass.
He married Sarah L. Houghton, of Putney, Vt., August 22nd, 1872.


Harold Richardson, born June 30th, 1879, Hatfield, Mass.

Blanche H.. born July 6th, 1881, Hatfield, Mass.

Lucy Kathleen, born December 19th. 1882. Hatfield, Mass.; died October nth, 1883. Hat-
field, Mass.

Malcolm B., born March 29th. 1885, Hatfield, ^lass.

Harold R. graduated from Washington Academy, Salem, N. Y., in 1896, and has spent
one year in the Theological Seminary at Waltham, Mass.

Blanche Houghton graduated from the Washington Academy in 1897, and is taking an
advanced course of study under her father.

Malcolm is at school at Southwick, Mass.


Linonia, Gammu Xu. Alpha Delta Phi and Skull and Bones : 2nd prize Freshman Prize
Debate, ist prize Sophomore and Jimior Prize Debate, second prize Declamation third term
Sophomore, Phi Beta Kappa. Oration.



Orlando Metcalf Harper, son of John and Lydia E. (Metcalf) Harper, was born in
Pittsburg, Pa., September 17th, 1846.' He fitted for College under George Woods, LL. D.,
at the Western University of Pennsylvania, and entered '67 in the Fall of '63. After his
preparation at the Western University of Pennsylvania Mr. Harper entered Ya;e. Near the
close of the Sophomore year he was compelled to sever his connection with the University
on account of a permanent injury to his eyes. At an early period of hi., life his tastes and
bent of mind were such that he proposed to devote himself to literary and scholarly pursuits,
and up to the time of the injury of his eyes he used his best energies and diligently pursued
his studies to that end. With this injury, however, his love for and devotion to literary and
scholarly matters did not terminate. After his connection with Yale University ceased he
became an active member of various literary, musical and dramatic associations of Pittsburg,
his native city. For a time he was on the staff of a paper of that city, and contributed


numerous articles on subjects of public interest — the telephone, on cotton and other manufac-
tures, on musical subjects, reviews, stories, poems, and fugitive pieces.

Private interests and the condition of his eyes have, however, necessarily made him a
business man, and for nineteen years he was engaged in the manufacture of cotton goods at
Pittsburg, Pa. While residing there he was President of the Eagle Cotton Mills Co. of
Pittsburg, President of the Eagle Cotton Mills Co. of Madison. Ind. ; 2nd Vice-President
of the Association of Western and Southern Manufacturers, a director of the Bank of
Pittsburg, and a director of the Pittsburg and Allegheny Suspension Bridge Co. In 1888
he organized the business now bearing his name, in New York, and since he has made his
residence in that city he has become President of the Merchants' Reliance Co., a trustee of the
Birkbeck Investment Savings and Loan Co., a member of the Cotton Exchange, of the
Chamber of Commerce, of the Merchants', Manhattan and Commercial Clubs, of the Sons
of the American Revolution, of the New England Society, of the New York Geographical
and Historical Societies, and of the Metropolitan ^Museum of Art.

He has always had a great affection for Yale, and has been devoted to her interests, and is
an enthusiastic member of the Yale Alumni Association.

On November 22nd, 1877. Mr. Harper married Kathleen T. Ludlow, daughter of J.
Livingston Ludlow, M. D., of Philadelphia, and granddaughter of John Ludlow, D. D..
LL.D.. Provost of the University of Pennsylvania.


Mary Ludlow, born February 9. 1879, Pittsburg. Pa.

Kathleen T. L.. born December 30th, 1882, Pittsburg, Pa.

Both children have been educated at Brearly Annex and Brearly School, New York.


Linonia, Delta Kappa. In 1892 Yale University conferred on him the degree of Master
of Arts.



John Milton Hart, born at West Cornwall, Conn., June 5th, 1845.

He fitted for College at the Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, Conn., and entered
the Class of '67 in '63.

After graduating for the first two or three years he taught at Rutherford Park and
Wyckoff, N. J. In the Fall of 1870 he commenced teaching in the Truant School at New
Haven, Conn. In the Fall of 1874, after resigning his position as teacher, he entered the
Union Theological Seminary, where he graduated in May, 1876. (Nothing has been heard
of him or from him since that period.)

(The Secretary would be glad if any of the Class ever hear directly or indirectly from
him, if they would acquaint him with whatever information they receive.)

Linonia. First Colloquy.




Joseph William Hartshorn, son of Turial Campbell and Phoebe Colman (Edgerton)
Hartshorn, was born at South Coventry, Conn., June 22nd, 1840.

He fitted for College at the Hopkins Grammar School, New Plaven, Conn., and entered
the Class of '67 in the Summer of 1863.

His father was a dealer in shoes. His ancestry on both the paternal and maternal side
of the house was good. They were persons of capacity, industrious, self-reliant and resolute.
His father was more or less of an invalid from the age of t2, and died in 1865 at the age of
56. His mother died in 1886, aged 71 years.

After graduation he studied in the Yale Theological .Seminary, where he was graduated
in May, 1870. Preached at Riverton, Conn., from July, 1870, to March, 1872. In November,
1872, he removed to Hinsdale. 111. Preached there until January. 1876. In July of the same
year removed to Naperville, 111., where he stayed until 1878, when he again removed to Hins-


dale, 111., staying there from May, 1878, until 1880. He then removed to Colebrook, Conn.,
where he preached for a little over five years. From May, 1885, to April, 1886, on account
of impaired health, he gave up work. Since A^Iay, 1887, he has been v^^ithout a charge and
writes that he has not sought any.

He was married to Martha Hitchcock, of New Haven, Conn., October nth, 1870. They
have no children.


Linonia, Gammu Nu, Alpha Delta Phi and Skull and Bones; ist prize English Composition
second and third terms Sophomore year. Yale Lit. Editor. First Colloquy.



Frank Henry Hathorn, son of Henry Harrison and Emily Harriet (Moriarity) Hathorn,
was born at Saratoga Springs, N. Y.. June 9, 1847.

He fitted for college at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., and entered Yale Class of '67
in the Fall of 1863.

His ancestry on both the paternal and maternal side of the house was Scotch. His
father was proprietor of Congress Hall and one of Saratoga's Mineral Springs, viz: the Ha-
thorn Spring. He was also a politician, having held several public offices, such as Sheriff of
Saratoga County, Supervisor of Saratoga Springs, and Member of Congress for two terms
during the administration of General Grant. He died in the Winter of '87.

Frank has followed his father's footsteps and has been taking care of his father's business
ever since graduation.


During the year 1882 he traveled in Europe. He was married October 28, 1884, to A.
Kate Fonda, of Louisville. Ky., and has one child.


Florence Fonda, born April 7, 1889, Saratoga Springs, N. Y.


Brothers, "Sigma Eps," Phi Theta Psi, Psi Upsilon and Scroll and Key. First prize Sopho-
more Prize Debate; second prize Declamation third term Sophomore. First Colloquy.




Thomas Hedge, son of Thomas and Eliza Burr (Eldridge) Hedge, was born at Burling-
ton, la., June 24, 1844.

His parents were both natives of Yarmouth, Mass. Both his grandfathers were seafaring
men, and their parents before them, way back to the first settlement of Cape Cod.

Tom came to us from '66, their loss and our great gain. He entered '67 the beginning of
Junior year, in 1865. After graduation he entered Columbia Law School in October, 1876, and
graduated in May, i86g. He then removed to his home in Burlington, Iowa, where he has
been practicing law ever since. His firm is Hedge & Blythe — Thomas Hedge, Joseph William
Blythe, Attorneys for the C, B. & Q. R. R. Co. He was elected a member of the Fifty-sixth
Congress from Burlington, Iowa, in November, 1898.

He was married to Mary J. Cook, of Burlington, Iowa, on January 8, 1873.


Thomas, Jr., born September 27th, 1874, Burlington, Iowa.

Lyman Cook, born January i6th, 1877, Burlington, Iowa.

Anna Louise, born December 6th, 1882, Burlington, Iowa.

Henry Lorrain, born June 15, 1885, Burlington, Iowa.

Thomas, Jr., graduated at the Hotchkiss School at Lakeville, Conn., in '94, and entered
Yale, Class of '98 — that is, passed all his examinations satisfactorily, but preferring to go into
business, gave up the College course and entered the employ of Gilbert Hedge & Co., lumber
merchants, for three years.

Lyman Cook graduated at the Hotchkiss School in 1896, and entered Yale, Class of 1900,
being now in his Junior year.

Anna Louise and Henry Lorrain are attending the Common Schools at Burlington. Iowa.


Brothers, Alpha Sigma Phi, Delta Beta Chi, D. K. E. and Skull and Bones. Townsend.



Nelson Powell Hulst, son of Garrett and Nancy (Powell) Hulst, was born at East
Brooklyn, N. Y., February 8, 1844.

He fitted for college under Francis Miller at the Stanmore School, Sandy Springs, Md.

His father, Garrett Hulst, was a merchant. On both the paternal and maternal side of
the house his ancestry goes back to the early days of the New Netherlands Colony.

Since graduation he has been a student in the Sheffield Scientific School, his profession
being metallurgy. Was Assistant Instructor in Assaying in Sheffield Scientific School during
1869-70. Took the degree of Ph.B. in 1869 and Ph.D. in 1870. In the same year he began
work with the Milwaukee Iron Co., Milwaukee, Wis., as engineer, chemist and general tech-
nical man, and continued with the corporation until its failure in 1875. In 1876 he began to
open up iron mines on the Menominee Range, Mich., for some of the officers of the defunct
Milwaukee Iron Company, and was a stockholder with them in their corporation, called the


Menominee Mining Co. He was general superintendent for this company until ill health in
1882 compelled him to cease all active work. In 1887 he became manager and part owner of the
Pewabic Company, a corporation organized for mining iron ore on the Menominee Range,
Mich. In October, 1897, was called to the position of General ^Manager of all the Lake Supe-
rior mining interests of Carnegie-Oliver Company, which are located on the Gogebic Range,
Mich., and Mesaba Range, Minnesota, retaining still the management of the Pewabic Com-

Was married to Florence Terry at Milwaukee, Wis., May 13, 1875.

Henry Terry, born May 12, 1876, Milwaukee, Wis.

Clarence Powell, born February i, 1878, Milwaukee, Wis.

Alfred Nelson, born August 17, 1884, Milwaukee, Wis.

Henry Terry graduated in the Class of '98, Yale Sheffield Scientific School.

Clarence Powell is in the Yale Academic Department in the Class of 1900.


Brothers, Gamma Nu, Alpha Delta Phi, Spoonman.



William Henry Ingham, son of Jonathan and Harriet Howell (Sinnickson) Ingham,
was born at Great Springs, Pa., December ii, 1844.

He fitted for college (Yale) under R. H. Labberton, of Philadelphia, Pa., and entered the
Class of '67 in the Summer of 1863.

His father was a college man. His ancestors on both sides of the house came to America
in the middle of the Seventeenth Century. They were appointed by the Crown to positions of
honor and trust, which they occupied till the change of government caused by the War of the
Revolution. In this they took part, contributing also their time and their means for its suc-
cessful issue.

Immediately upon graduating was engaged in the manufacturing business in Easton, Pa.
About the year 1873 he engaged in the coal business in Philadelphia. Pa. His business ad-
dress is Girard Trust Building, Chestnut and Broad streets, Philadelphia, Pa.


He was married to Mary E. Alaxwell at Easton, Pa., January 28th, 1869.


Elizabeth Howell, born February 19th, 1870, Easton, Pa.
Harriet Clifford, born October 6th, 1871, Philadelphia, Pa.
Howard Maxwell, born April 14th, 1877, Philadelphia, Pa.
Robert Maxwell, born December 13th, 1881, Philadelphia, Pa.
His two daughters graduated from Miss Irwin's School, Philadelphia, Pa.
Howard Maxwell graduated from Yale (Sheffield Scientific) in 1897.
Robert Maxwell is studying at the Hotchkiss School at Lakeville, Conn.
The elder returns to Yale for a Post-Graduate course and the younger intends to enter
Yale in 1899.


Brothers, "Sigma Eps," Phi Theta Psi and Psi Upsilon. Second Colloquy.



Charles Bulkeley Jennings, son of Edmund Burke Jennings (Class '39, Williams Col-
lege) and Cynthia Melissa (Bulkeley) Jennings, was born at Tuskegee, Ala., July 3rd, 1845.

He fitted for College at the Bartlett High School, New London, Conn., and entered '67
Senior year, coming from the Class of '66.

Ebenezer Jennings, his grandfather, was a graduate of Williams College, Class of 1809,
and his great-grandfather. Joseph Jennings, took part in the War of the Revolution.

Entered the Class at the beginning of the Senior year. Entered Williams College in
September, 1862. remaining there one year. Entered Princeton in October, 1863, remaining
there six months. Entered '66 at Yale in the second term Sophomore, and left on account of
poor health at the end of Junior year. Then entered '67 as above stated, in which Class he
graduated. After graduation he taught one year at the New London High School, since
which time he has been Principal of the Colt Street Grammar School and Nathan Hale


Grammar School. Was elected Superintendent of Schools in 1890, visited Europe in '95,
journeying to England, France, Holland and Germany. He made the trips with special ref-
erence to inspecting the Cathedrals and to gain information in reference to the Church music
connected with them.

Has been married twice; his first wife was ]Mary F. Tracey. of New London, Conn.,
whom he married December 21st, 1871. She died February 23rd, 1889. By this union he had
four children.


Ruth May, born May 19th. 1873, New London, Conn.

Thomas Haven, born July i8th, 1875. New London, Conn.

Alfred Chappell. born August 17th, 1877, New London, Conn.

Alice, born July 7th, 1880, New London, Conn.

On August 7th, 1890, he married Myra B. Fitch.

Ruth May graduated from The New London High School in the Summer oi 1890.

Thomas Haven graduated from The New London High School in 1893, and is in the
employ of The G. W. Williams Co. (Hardware).

Alfred Chappell graduated from The New London High School in 1897, and entered the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the Fall of the same year.


Linonia, Alpha Delta Phi, Honorary Wolf's Head 1894.



♦Alexander Johnston, son of Frank Johnston (Yale College, 1835) and Mary E. John-
ston, was born in Allegheny City, Pa., October 21st, 1843, and died of diphtheria at Somer-
ville, Mass., May Sth, 1876. He fitted for College under Rev. Mr. Hutchinson at New Haven,
Conn., and entered '67 on December 20th, 1864.

He entered with the Class of 1866, and at the end of the first year left College to return
a year later to the Class of '67. He graduated at the Yale Divinity School in 1871. having
lost one year from ill-health. He then spent a year in charge of the Congregational Church
in Quindaro. Kan., and in the Fall of 1872 removed to Oberlin, Ohio, where he studied for
the following year in the Theological Seminary. In May, 1873, he sailed for Europe, and
devoted himself for two years to the study of Logic and Metaphj'sics in Berlin, Prussia, hop-
ing to spend his future life in the study and teaching of these branches. He returned to
America in the summer of 1875. and in November settled in Boston, Mass., for the Winter.

But his health broke down in February from overwork, and he was removed to the McLean
Asylum in Somerville, Mass., for what was believed to be only a temporary loss of mental
power, and there died. (See Merriam's remarks, during the reading of the Secretary's Re-
port at the Decennial.)


Linonia, "Sigma Eps," Phi Theta Psi, Psi Upsilon. Second Dispute.



Samuel Keeler, son of LeGrand W. and Catherine (Lockwood) Keeler, was born at
Wilton, Conn., November 22nd, 1845.

He fitted for College (Yale) under Edward Olnistead at Wilton Academy, Connecticut,
and entered the Class of '67 in the Summer of 1863.

On his father's side he was descended from Ralph Keeler, who came to Hartford. Conn.,
in 1635.

His mother was the daughter of Horatio Lockwood, of Poundridge, West Chester
County, N. Y. Her grandfather was Ebenezer Lockwood, a Major in the Revolutionary
War, and was descended from the Lockwoods who settled in Watertown, Mass., about 1630.

In the year 1868 he taught school and studied law. In October, 1871, he was admitted to
the Bar in Norwalk, Conn., where he practiced Law for a short time. In October, 1872, he


went to New York City, where he was admitted to the Bar. and has since been practicing

Was married to Arvilla P. Bailey, February 8th, 1888, in New York City.


Brothers, Gamma Nu, and Alpha Delta Phi. Dissertation.



Luther Hart Kitchel, son of Harvey Denison Kitchel ( Middlebury, Vt., College, 1834)
and Ann Smith (Sheldon) Kitchel, was born at Plymouth Hollow, Conn., November 6th,

He fitted for College (Yale) under S. H. Taylor at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass.
He entered the Class of '67 in the Fall of 1863.

He was one of the best all-round scholars and athletes we had in our Class. He was
good in all studies and the same could be said of him in all sports. No one in the Class gave
promise of a brighter future.

After graduating, was teacher at his native place during the years 1867-68. Was a
student of Medicine in the Buffalo General Hospital and the College of Physicians and Sur-
geons, New York City, 1868-71 ; Home Physician and Surgeon in the Buffalo General Hos-
pital, 1871-82. In practice at Warsaw, N. Y., 1872-73 ; at Olean, 1873-75 ; at Alden, 1875-


8o; he then removed to Hamihon, Hamilton County, Texas, where he practiced as a physician
until June, 1885, when he came North and settled in Genesee County, N. Y., first at Pem-
broke, and after staying there a year he went to Corfu, in the same County, where he resided
till 1896. In 1896 he moved to Alden, N. Y., his wife's home, where he now resides.
He was married at Alden, N. Y., August 7th, 1873, to Mary Durkee.


Alice Cornelia, born June 4th, 1874, Olean, N. Y. ; died May 2, 1875, Olean, N. Y.
Marguerite Tyrrel, born April 3rd, 1876, Olean, N. Y.

Harriet Harvey, born August 2nd, 1877, Alden, N. Y. ; died August 6th, 1878, Mt. Calm,


Brothers, "Sigma Eps," Phi Theta Psi, Psi Upsilon. Oration, Phi Beta Kappa.


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Albert Eugene Lamb, son of Edward and Jane Elizabeth (Smith) Lamb, was born at
Worcester, Mass., November gth, 1843.

He fitted for College under Harris R. Greene at the Worcester High School, and entered
the Class of '67 in the Summer of 1863.

His father's name was Edward Lamb. He was not a College man. He was an architect
and builder. His father's people came to this country in 1630, from England, settling in Rox-
bury, Mass. His mother's people were Scotch-Irish, and came to this country in 1717. Both
his grandfathers were officers in the .American Revolution.

After graduation he taught for three years in the Free Academy, Norwich, Conn., while
at the .same time he pursued his legal studies, being admitted to the Bar in the State of
Connecticut, April 7th, 1870. In the Fall of that year he settled in Brooklyn, N. Y., and
entered the office of C. vfe S. Condit. Was admitted as a member of that firm in January, 1873.


In October, 1876, upon the death of Mr. Charles Condit, the firm name was changed to Condit
& Lamb. In April, 1881, he dissolved partnership with Mr. Condit, and formed a law partner-
ship with Jesse Johnson and A. R. Johnson, under the firm name of Johnson & Lamb. In
1897 Jesse Johnson retired, and the firm name became Lamb & Johnson. His address is 189
Montague Street, Brooklyn, N. Y.

He was married at Brooklyn, April i6th, 1879, to Annie L. Kendall.


William Kendall, born October 12th, 1881, Brooklyn, N. Y. ; died March 20th, 1883,
Brooklyn, N. Y.

Edward, born June 27th, 1884, Brooklyn, N. Y. ; died November 27th, 1891, Brooklyn.
N. Y.

Grace Fay, born September i6th, 1887, Brooklyn, N. Y.

Grace Fay Lamb, 10 years of age, is now attending school at the Berkeley Institute.

Lamb has traveled extensively abroad.


Linonia, "Sigma Eps," Delta Beta Chij D. K. E. and Skull and Bones ; 2nd prize in Linonia
Prize Debate Freshman, Sophomore and Junior years, 3rd prize Senior year ; 3rd prize Decla-
mation third term Sophomore. Second Dispute.


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*Harry Gardner Landis, son of Henry David Landis and Katherine (Pierce) Landis,
was born at Philadelphia, Pa., June 4th, 1848. Died on the 22nd of May, 1886, in Philadel-
phia, Pa.

He fitted for College at Philadelphia, Pa. Entered the Class in January, 1864. Was a
student for three years after graduation at the Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia. Was
then a Resident Physician in the Philadelphia Hospital for some time. Shortly after the
"Triennial" he removed to Niles. Ohio, where he continued the practice of Medicine until

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