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and was reelected to the sixty-first, sixty-second and sixty-third congresses; and resides in Alexandria, Va.

Carlisle, John Nelson, lawyer; born Preble, Cortland county, N. Y., Aug. 24, 1866; son of William S. and Catharine R. (Burdick) Carlisle; educated public schools; graduated Watertown High School, 1884; married Pulaski, Jan. 17, 1894, Carrie C. Brow; one daughter, Catharine C., born 1896. Admitted to N. Y. bar Feb. 15, 1889, U. S. Court, June 19, 1902; member law firm Carlisle and Carlisle. City attorney City of Watertown, 189192; secretary and member Democratic State Committee, 18961906; chairman Democratic State Executive Committee, 1903;

member Board of Education, City of Watertown, 1901-04; cap-'

tain Company C, 1st Infantry, N. G. N. Y.; Democrat. Trustee Cornell University, appointed by Governor Hughes, June 9, 1909; appointed public service commissioner, 2nd District, N. Y. State, July 1, 1910; appointed state commissioner of highways State of N. Y., May 1, 1913. Member National Civic Federation, American Bar Association. Recreation: Farming. Club: Fort Orange, Black Association, N. Y. State Bar Association, Jefferson County Bar, River Valley.

Carlson, Anton Julius, University of Chicago, Chicago, Ills., was born Svarteborg, Sweden, Jan. 29, 1875. B.S., Augustana, 1898; A.M., 1899; Ph.D., Stanford, 1902. Asst. physiol, Stanford, 1901-02; research asst., Carnegie Institution, 1903-04; assoc. physiol, Chicago, 1904-05, asst. prof., 1905-09, assoc. prof., 1909-. Instr. gen. and comp. physiol, Woods Hole, 1905-. Int. Zool. Cong., Graz, 1910; Int. Cong. Physiol, Vienna, 1910, Physiol. Soc. (Sec ’y, 1910), F. A. A.; Soc. Nat.; Soc. Exp. Biol.; Chicago Path. Soc. Groeningen, 1913. A. M. A. Rate of conduction of the impulse in nerves; the nature of the heart-beat; lymph formation and salivary secretion; parathyroid tetany.—Physiology of lymph and of salivary secretion; comparative physiology of the circulation; comparative physiology of the thyroid and parathyroid.

Carman, Albro R., physician, 27 West 127th St., New York City. Born in Brooklyn, N. Y., April 25, 1846. Educated at the University of the City of New York. (Married.) . Member Harlem Club, Harlem Medical and New York County Medical Societies, and Academy of Medicine.

Carpenter, Rolla Clinton; eng’r, prdof. eng’ring Cornell University, Ithaca, N. Y.; born Orion, Mich., June 26, 1852; son Charles K. and Jeanette (Coryell) Carpenter; graduated Mich. Agr’l Coll., B.S., 1873, M.S., 1876 (LL.D., 1907); Univ. of Mich., C. E., 1875; Cornell Univ., M.M.E., 1888; married, Greenville, Mich., 1876, Marion Dewey; children: George Dewey, born 1882; Naomi Jeanette, born 1879; Charles K., born 1884. Prof. in Mich. Agr’l Coll., 1878-90; since 1890 prof. experimental eng’ring, Cornell Univ. Consulting eng’r, Helderburg Cement Co., Cayuga Lake Cement Co., Belleville Cement Co., Kosmos Cement Co., Quaker Cement Co., California Portland Cement Co.. and other cement cos.; Ontario Power Co., Niagara Falls, Ont.; Apple River Power Co., St. Paul, Minn.; Utica Street R. R., Cortland Street

R. R., etc. Has contributed various papers to proceedings of eng’ring socs. Author: Experimental Eng’ring; Heating and Ventilating (John Wiley & Sons); Internal Combustion Engines (D. Van Nostrand Co.). Director Mississippi Valley Portland Cement Co. (Louisiana, Mo.). Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. and vice-pres. Am. Soc. Mech. Eng’rs, Am. Soc. Mining Eng’rs, Am. Soc. Heating and Ventilating Eng’rs (director and past pres.), Am. Soc. Automobile Eng’rs (director and vice-pres.), Am. Soc. Refrigerating Eng’rs, Soc. of Sigma Xi. Mem. Delta Tau Delta Fraternity. Recreations: Motor boat, motor car. Clubs: Engineers (N. Y. City); Town and Gown, Cosmopolitan, Delta Tau Delta (N. Y.), Motor (pres.), Craftsmen (Ithaca). Address: 125 Eddy St. St., Ithaca, N. Y.

Carr, Julian Shakespeare, banker and planter, was born at Chapel Hill, N. C., Oct. 12, 1845, and was educated at the University of North Carolina. He entered the Confederate Army at the breaking of the Civil War, soon after the close of which he began business as a tobacconist, in a small way first, but owing to the assiduity and “push” of his management, the enterprise has since attained great proportions. He is president of the Blackwell Durham Tobacco Company; of the Durham and Roxboro Railroad; of the First National Bank of Durham; of the Durham Electric Light Company; the Commonwealth cotton factory, and many other organizations. Mr. Carr is a Methodist, devoted to his church and liberal to its institutions and enterprises, at the same time that he extends his benefactions to all Christian charities irrespective of creeds. He was delegate to the Robert Raiks Sunday school convention in London, England, in 1878; to the ecumenical conference of the Methodists of the world in the same city in 1881; to the Methodist centennial in Baltimore, Md., in 1887; and from the state at large to the Democratic conventions in Chicago in 1884; and at St. Louis in 1888. Trinity College in North Carolina, the Greensboro (North Carolina) female college, and the University of North Carolina, Wake Forest College (Baptist), Davidson (Presbyterian), Elon (Christian), have all shared his benefactions. One of the handsomest buildings at the university is the “Carr Building,” donated by General Carr. He served in the Army of Northern Virginia until the surrender of Lee at Appomattox; is now major general, commanding North Carolina Confederate Veterans.

Can‘, Lewis 15., lawyer of 923 Madison Ave., Albany, N. Y., was born March 10, 1842, in Salisbury, N. Y. He was educated at the Fairfield seminary of New York. In 1864 he was admitted to the bar at Albany, N. Y., and has since engaged in the practice of law. In 1871-74 he was district attorney for Orange county and has been resident counsel of the Delaware and Hudson company at Albany. He is a member of the New York state bar association and of the Aurania club.

Can‘, Reid L., lawyer of 60 Wall St., New York City, was born Cornwall, Vt.; grad. Middlebury Coll., A.B. (valedictorian), N. Y. Law School, LL.B. (1st prize and fellowship). Mem. firm Morgan & Seabury, 2 years; instr. in Law of Contracts, N. Y.

Law School. Now dir. L. Martin & Co., Magnetic Pigment Co., Acme Carbon Co., John N eilson Co., Columbian Carbon Co., J. R. Shanley Estate Co., and mem. firm Morgan, Morgan & Carr. Mem. Ass ’n Bar City of N. Y., Phi Beta Kappa Soc., Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Clubs: Republican, Metropolitan.

Carr, William Clifton, banker; born Toledo, Ohio, Aug. 18, 1873; son of Spencer D. and Martha Louise (Richards) Carr; educated in Toledo High School and Manual Training School; married, Bowling Green, Ohio, July 18, 1898, Cora Elizabeth Crim; three sons, three daughters. Entered Second National Bank, Oct. 11, 1892, as messenger and held successive positions; now 1st vice-pres.; now also a director. Vice-president and director People’s Savings Ass’n; treasurer Toledo Bread Co.; treasurer Columbus Bread Co. Republican. Presbyterian. Master Mason. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Toledo, Toledo Yacht; also Country Club and Inverness Club; Commerce (first president). Residence: 2105 Putnam St. Ofiice: Second National Bank, Toledo.

Carr, Wooda Nicholas, United States congressman from the‘

twenty-third district of Pennsylvania, was born Feb. 6, 1871, in Pittsburgh, Pa. He is editor of the Uniontown Democrat; and practices law. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15 ; and resides in Uniontown, Pa.

Carroll, Edward R., clerk, Criminal Court Bldg., New York City; residence, 333 East 51st St. Born in New York City, 1867. Educated in public schools. Clerk (by appointment) Court of general Sessions. Member Manhattan, Catholic and Arkwright

lubs.

Carroll, Howard, journalist, author; born in Albany, N. Y., in 1854. He was educated in the public schools of New York City, Hanover, Germany, and Geneva, Switzerland. He was connected with the New York Times for many years as reporter, editor and Washington correspondent; then went into business, and is now president of the Sicilian Asphalt Co., the Asphalt Co. of Conde, and the Boston Asphalt Co. He served as chief of artil¢ lery of the State of New York from 1895-99, and inspector-general of New York troops in the Spanish-American War. He is a Republican in politics and was a candidate for Congress from the State at large; and he has been a delegate three times to National Republican Conventions. Gen. Carroll is author of: A Mississippi Incident; Twelve Americans, Their Lives and Times; The American Countess (play), etc. For interest in German affairs the German Emperor decorated Gen. Carroll with the order of the Red Eagle.

Carroll, John Haydock, lawyer, born, Erie County, N. Y., June 27, 1857 ; son of Michael and Margaret Carroll; admitted to the Ohio bar in December, 1880, and with Missouri bar at Unionville, Mo., in 1881; was prosecuting attorney of Putnam County, Mo., 1883 to 1889, when he came to St. Louis, Mo., where he has since been located; general attorney for C., B. & Q. R. R. and Northern Pacific Railway Co., also president of Vinsonhaler Shoe Co.

Carroll, Lauren, lawyer, of 2 Wall St., New York City, was born, N. Y., July 16, 1886; son of Howard and Caroline (Starin) Carroll; grad. Harvard Coll., A.B., 1906, A.M., 1907; Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1909. Admitted to N. Y. Bar, March, 1909. Mem. firm Gould & Wilkie, lawyers; mem. Board of Aldermen, city of N. Y., 1914; mem. N. Y. County Com. Republican. Mem. Assn. Bar City of N. Y. Clubs: Union League, City, Republican, Harvard.

Carse, David Bradley, consulting engineer, born at Jeffersonville, Ind., Dec. 1, 1862; son of Thomas and Matilda (Bradley) Carse. He was educated in the Chicago public schools, and the University of Illinois. He was resident engineer on the construction of the Sixty-eighth Street Water Supply Tunnel of Chicago in 1883; resident engineer of Construction Works of the United States Rolling Stock Co., Hegewisch, Ill., 1884-85; president of the Black Diamond Coal Mining Co., of Denver, Colo., 1886, of the Racine Cement and Pipe Co. of Racine, Wis., 1888-94, of the Carse Bros. Co., Chicago, from 1897-1903, and member of the Advisory Committee of the United States Steel Corp., 1902-07. He is president and director of Carse Bros. Co., and of David B. Carse & Co., of New York; president Syracuse Gardens Co., vice-president Western N. Y. Farms_Co.; president American Reduction Co. Mr. Carse is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Electro-Chemical Society, and the Presbyterian Union, also of the New York Yacht Club and the Railroad Club of New York. He married at Cleveland, Oct. 4, 1899, Marguerite Switzer, and they have six children. Residence, Riverdale, New York City. Address, 165 Broadway, New York City.

Carstens, J. Henry, abdominal surgeon, was born in Kiel, Germany, June 9, 1848; son of John H. and Marie (Mordhorst) Carstens; came to the United States with parents early in life; educated in public school of Detroit, and at German-American Academy, Detroit Medical College, degree of M.D., 1870; married at Detroit, Oct. 18, 1870, Hattie Rohnert. Began practice in Detroit, 1870; ex-chief of staff Harper hospital; professor of abdominal and pelvic surgery Detroit College of Medicine; consulting obstetrician at Woman’s hospital and House of Providence, etc. Member Wayne County Medical Society' (ex-president), expresident of American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Mississippi Valley Medical Society (ex-president), American Medical Association, ex-chairman Section of Obstetrics and Gynecologists, Michigan State Medical Association, ex-president. Independent Republican. Lutheran. Clubs: Detroit, Detroit Athletic Club, Harmonie. Recreations: Bowling, billiards and sports requiring physical exercise.

Carter, Charles D., congressman, born August 16, 1868, Boggy Depot Choctaw Nation, Indian Territory. Worked on ranch and farm, clerked in store until 1902. Afterwards served as auditor of public accounts of Chickasaw Nation, superintendent Indian schools, member of Chickasaw Council and mining trustee. In 1906 he was secretary and vice-chairman of first Democratic committee in State of Oklahoma, elected representative from Oklahoma in sixtieth, sixty-first, sixty-second, and sixty-third congresses as Democrat. Resides in Ardmore, Oklahoma.

Carter, Frank H., son of the late Thomas B. Carter, who came to Chicago in 1838; treasurer, 52 Wall St., New York City; residence, 80 Washington Sq. E., New York City. Born in Chicago, Ill. Educated at Chicago high school. (Widower.) Connected with the St. Jo.,-South Bend and Southern R. R. Co., New York City. Member Manuscript Club and Salmagundi Club.

Carter, Seth May, lawyer, capitalist; born, Winthrop, Maine, July 25, 1854; son of A. Warren and Ada (May) Carter; graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, A.B., 1875, A.M., 1878; married, Greene, Maine, Dec. 25, 1878, Mary A. Crosby. Admitted to bar 1877 and since then engaged in practice of law at Lewiston, Maine; member of firm of White & Carter since 1899; also trustee Androscoggin County Savings Bank; general counsel Maine Central Railroad Co. Served as city solicitor of Auburn, Maine; member of Executive Council of State of Maine, 1887-88; chairman Republican State Committee, 1905-07. Congregationalist. Member Androscoggin County Bar Association, Maine State Bar Association and American Bar Association. Residence, Auburn, Maine. Office, Lewiston.

Cary, C. P., state superintendent, was born in southern Ohio, January 28, 1856. His mother was of German descent and his father was of English descent. From the time he arrived at school age till he was seventeen he worked on his father’s farm in summer and attended the district school in winter. At the age of seventeen he began to teach district school in winter and continued working on the farm in summer. In 1877 he entered the Ohio Central Normal School and was graduated in 1879. After this he taught for seven years as principal of graded schools in Ohio and Kansas, and served during most of this period as county examiner of teachers and instructor in teacher’s institutes. In 1886 he was elected county superintendent of schools in Brown County, Kansas, but declined renomination for a second term, and accepted the position of superintendent and high school principal at Fairbury, Nebraska. This position he resigned in the summer of 1893 to accept the position of instructor in pedagogy and principal of the training department of the Milwaukee State Normal School. This position he resigned in the summer of 1901 to accept the position of superintendent of the Wisconsin School for the Deaf at Delavan, Wis. This position he resigned in the fall of 1902 to accept the nomination for the office of state superintendent of public instruction. He holds a life certificate to teach in the schools of Nebraska, also in Wisconsin, and is a graduate of the University of Chicago, class of ’98. He is an active member of the National Educational Association, and a member of the National Society for the Scientific Study of Education, and member of the National Council of Education, and has devoted his life to the study of all the sciences and arts that bear upon the problems of education; was elected superintendent of public instruction of Wisconsin, in 1902, 1905, 1909, and re

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