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elected in 1913, receiving 136,056 votes against 100,130 for Wm. Kittle.

Cary, George Foster, banker, born, E. Machias, Me., March 16, 1867 ; son of Charles and Mary E. Cary; attended Washington Academy, Bowdoin College, 1888 (Phi Beta Kappa); married, Hartford, May 18, 1889, Charlotte Coleman; one son. President Machias Banking Co., 1901-12; cashier Machias Bank, 18891901; treasurer Machias Savings Bank, 1897-1912. Republican in politics; Congregationalist. Member Board of Overseers of Bowdoin College. Treasurer Union Safe Deposit & Trust Co., Portland, Maine.

Cary, William Joseph, congressman, was born in Milwaukee, March 22, 1865; received a primary education in the public schools, and was elected alderman in 1900 and re-elected in 1902; elected sherif f of Milwaukee County in 1904 with a plurality of 11,000, leading his ticket by 3,000; was nominated for congress over Hon. Theabold Otjen, at the first trial of the Wisconsin primary election law, and elected to the sixtieth, sixtyfirst, sixty-second congresses, and was re-elected to the sixtythird congress for the term of 1913-15, as a Republican; and resides in Milwaukee, Wis.

Case, Carl Delos, clergyman, born, Plainview, Minn., 1868; son of Douglas R. and Mary Adelaide (Owen) Case; grad. Colgate Univ., A.B., 1891; afterward at Univ. of Chicago, as fellow in theology, and grad. there as B.D., 1898, Ph.D., 1899; Colgate Univ., D.D., 1911; married Glen Ellyn, Ill., April 9, 1896, Ellen Mae Jenkins; children: Dorothy, born 1898; Katharine, born 1902. Pastor First Baptist Church, South Bend, Ind., 1896-1900; First Baptist Church, Terre Haute, Ind., 1900-02; Montclair, N. J., 1902-04; I-Ianson Place Baptist Church, Brooklyn, 1904-08; Delaware Ave. Baptist Church, Buffalo, 1908. Member Ex. Board Baptist Convention of N. Y., chairman Young People’s Commission for Northern Baptists; member Society Mayflower Descendants, S. A. R., Masonic Order, Delta Upsilon fraternity. Address, Delaware Avenue Baptist Church, Buffalo, N. Y.

Case, Ermine Cowles, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., was born, Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 11, 1871. A.B., A.M., Kansas, 1893; MS., Cornell, 1895; Ph.D., Chicago, 1896. Asst. chem., Kansas, 1893-95; instr. vert. paleont., Chicago, 1896; prof. geol. and physical geog., State Nor. Sch., Milwaukee, 1897-07; junior prof. hist. geol. and paleont., Michigan,1908-13; prof. hist. geol., and paleont., Michigan, 1912. F.A.A.; Geol. Soc.; Soc. Vert. Paleont. Paleont. Gesellsch. Geology and morphology of extinct reptiles.—Morphology of Permian vertebrates of America.

Case, Ward Roland, lawyer; born Brown Co., 0., April 6, 1876; English-Dutch and Scotch-German descent; son of D. R. and Frances (McBeth) Case; father’s occupation, teacher; paternal grandparents, Henry Butler and Mary (Lake) Case; maternal grandparents, Jas. P. and Elizabeth (Spires) McBeth; educated in the local schools of Brown and Warren Cos., 0., and Morgan Co., Tenn.; taught one term of school 1895; studied shorthand at home and law in law offices while working as a

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stenographer of 0. C. Conatser, 1896-8, and Ingersoll & Peyton, 1898-9, Knoxville, Tenn.; admitted to bar Aug., 1897, and formed partnership with 0. C. Conatser, under the name of Conatser & Case in 1899, which has continued to date; married Mollie Albertson, Dec. 10, 1899; member Trinity Consistory No. 2, Nashville, 32d degree, Jamestown Lodge No. 281, F. & A. M., Jamestown Lodge No. 83, I. 0. 0. F., at present S.D. of Jamestown Lodge No. 281, F. & A. M., and has served as S. W. and W. M. of same; Republican; chairman of the Co. Board of Education, 1907-1910; present Co. Judge of Fentress Co.

Casey, John J ., United States congressman from the eleventh district of Pennsylvania, was born May 26, 1875, in Wilkesbarre, Pa. He has been a member of the State Legislature. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Wilkesbarre, Pa.

Casgrain, Major Philippe H. Duperron, Royal Engineers; b. at Quebec, Canada, 1864, and ed. at Kingston Military College; served through Riel ’s Rebellion in the Northwest Territory as an Adjutant of Militia, 1885; N. W. Medal; commissioned in the Royal Engineers, 1886, and took part in the Manipur Expedition of 1891 and received the Indiana frontier War Medal; qualified as interpreter in Russian two years later; employed in the South African War, 1900-02, and mentioned in despatches (London Gazette); received King and Queen ’s medals for the war. Retired from the army in 1907 with the rank of major. Studied for the priesthood in Rome and ordained priest by Bishop Brindle, at Nottingham, England, in 1911. Returned to Canada and is now director of the Catholic Immigration Association. Address: Archbishop ’s Palace, Quebec.

Cass, Louis Stephen, railroad president of Waterloo, Iowa, was born May 6, 1865, in Vernon county, Wis. Since 1905 he has been president of the Waterloo, Cedar Falls and Northern railroad.

Cassel, Hartwig, journalist, P. 0. Box 1207, New York City; residence 1236 Madison Ave. Born in Konitz, Germany, Nov. 2, 1850. Educated at Landsberg-on-the-Warthe, and Berlin, Prussia. (Married.) Connected with the “New Yorker StaatsZeitung,” New York “Tribune,” “Sun,” “The Times,” “The World,” Associated Press, and the “American Chess Magazine.” From 1882 to 1889 Chess Editor of the Bradford Observer Budget, Bradford, Yorkshire, Eng. During his stay in England as well as in this country he was known as a gerat organizer of clubs, tournaments and matches and during his stay in this country he was instrumental in arranging cable matches with England and Germany, arranged and managed the international tourney at Cambridge Springs in 1904, two national masters’ tourneys in New York, also the New York international tourney last year as well as the IIavana international tourney, having managed all these contests. It will be just twenty-five years ago on January 1, when he wrote his first stories for New York papers at Havana on the international match between M. Tschigorin of St. Petersburg and I. Gunsberg of London. Member German Press Club.

Casselben'y, William Evans, physician and scientist of Chicago, Ill., was born Sept. 6, 1858, in Philadelphia, Pa. Since 1883 he has been engaged in the practice of his profession in Chicago, Ill. Since 1894 he has been professor of laryngology in the N orthwestern University Medical School. He has been president of the American Laryngological Association; president of the Chicago Laryngological Association; and is a member of the National Tuberculosis Association.

Casselman, William S., lawyer, banker; born Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 5, 1854; son of Andrew and Susannah (Shenk) Casselman; educated in Camden public schools; married, Camden, N. J., May 19, 1883, Aimie C. Wood; children: William S., Jr., Mark F., Arthur J., Paul C. Admitted to bar of New Jersey, 1879, as attorney, and in 1883 as counselor; helped organize the West Jersey Title and Guaranty Co., 1888; secretary and manager since its organization; helped organize West Jersey Trust Co., 1906, and vice-president ever since. Director West Jersey Mortgage Co. and Atlantic Title Co. Republican; Presbyterian. Member Camden County Bar Association, New Jersey State Bar Association, Franklin Institute of Philadelphia. Residence: 801 Washington St., Cape May, N. J. Office: Southeast corner Third and Market streets, Camden. Winter temp. res., 317 Penn St., Camden, N. J. Club: Corinthian Y. C. of Cape May.

Castrillo, Salvador, lawyer and diplomat of Washington, D. C., was born Feb. 18, 1873, in Rivas, Nicaragua. He has filled the ofiice of judge or magistrate; has been consul-general; and served as attorney-general of Nicaragua. He is the author of several works in French. Since 1910 he has been envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary of Nicaragua to the United States in Washington, D. C.

Catlin, Thomas Dean, banker; born Clinton, N. Y., March 12, 1838; son of Marcus and Philena Hunt (Dean) Catlin; educated Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y., class of 1857; married, Utica, N. Y., Oct. 10, 1866, Helen Plant; one son: James Plant. Was agent for Chicago & Rock Island Railroad, five years; secretary Ill. & Miss. Telegraph Co., appointed 1863, now president and treasurer, lines of company were leased to Western Union Telegraph Co., 1867; connected with Company Manufacturing Window Glass, Ottawa, Ill., 1867-1897, and president of a glass company operating factories in 19 different places, 1889-1897. President National City Bank of Ottawa, Ill., The State Bank, Seneca, Ill., and First National Bank, Grand Ridge, Ill. Republican; Congregationalist. President and trustee The Ryburn Memorial Hospital, Ottawa, Ill.; trustee Hamilton College, Clinton, N. Y. Member Sigma Phi fraternity. Clubs: Union League, Hamilton, Bankers’ (Chicago); Ottawa Boat (Ottawa); Deer Park Country (La Salle, Ill.). Address: Ottawa.

Catron, Thomas B., United States senator from New Mexico, was born in LaFayette County, Mo. Since 1867 he has practiced law in New Mexico; was attorney-general of New Mexico; and was a delegate from New Mexico to the fifty-fourth congress. He was elected a member of the United States Senate for the short term of 1913-17 ; and resides in Santa Fe, N. M.

Chace, Jonathan, manufacturer and statesman of 190 Hope St., Providence, R. I., was born Sept. 22, 1829, in Fall River, Mass. He was a member of the state senate of Rhode Ieland in 1876-77; and in 1881-85 he was a representative from Rhode Island to the forty-seventh and forty-eighth congresses. In 188589 he was United States senator.

Chadbourn, Erlon R., newspaper correspondent of Melrose, Mass., was born March 25, 1855, in Auburn, Maine. For several years he was engaged in the printing business. Since 1873 he has prepared papers for the young people’s departments in the Portland Argus, the Hartford Times, the New York Christian Advocate, Chicago Weekly Inter Ocean, and numerous other leading American publications, and since 1879 a weekly letter, Scientific Miscellany, to publications in America, Canada and Europe.

Chafin, Eugene W., lawyer, author, was born November 1, 1852, in East Troy, Wis. He attended the common schools of his native county; and in 1875 graduated from the Wisconsin State University. He has attained prominence as an able lawyer of Waukesha, Wis.; and has taken an active part in the public affairs of his county and state. He is the author of a work entitled “Lives of the Presidents,” the subject-matter of which, by his permission, has been incorporated into the pages of this work. For many years he was grand chief templar of the Wisconsin independent order of good templars; and is a prominent member of various other fraternal orders. ‘

Chalmers, Thomas, minister of 590 Beech St., Manchester, N. H., was born Jan. 8, 1869, in Algoma, Mich. He studied at Harvard, with the degree of A.B., 1891, Dartmouth, D.D., 1908. He also studied in Marburg, Germany, and Saint Andrews, Scotland. He has been pastor of the First Congregational Church, Port Huron, Mich., from 1894-1900; pastor of the First Congregational Church, Manchester, N. H., and is president of the Pembroke Sanatorium. Member of the New Hampshire Senate.

Chamberlain, George Earle, United States senator from Oregon, was born on a plantation near Natchez, Miss., Jan. 1, 1854. His early education was obtained in private and later in the public schools of Natchez, which he attended until 1870. In the latter year he began work as clerk in a general merchandise store. Thereafter he was nominated as district attorney for the fourth judicial district, embracing Multnomah County, and was elected for a term of four years; in 1902 was nominated as a candidate for governor; was elected for four years, and reelected to the same position in 1906. He was elected United States senator on the Democratic ticket. His term of service will expire March 3, 1915; and resides in Portland, Ore.

Chamberlin, Chester Harvey, chief engineer Texas & Pacific Ry. Office, Dallas, Tex.; born Sept. 14, 1859, at Natchez, Mass. Graduated from Stewart College, Clarksville, Tenn., class of 1879. Entered railway service July, 1881, with the American Railway Improvement Co. (Texas & Pacific Ry.), since which he has been consecutively to Nov., 1881, rodman on construction of Texas & Pacific Ry. in Louisiana; Nov., 1881, to Sept., 1882, levelman and transitman on preliminary surveys in Louisiana and Texas, same road; 1883 to 1885, transitman on surveys and resident engineer on construction Yazoo & Mississippi Valley in Louisiana and Mississippi; 1885 to 1886, locating engineer Ferrocarril del Norte in Gautemala; 1886 to 1889, engineer land surveys United States government; 1889 to 1891, assistant engineer Nicaragua canal surveys, locating engineer and engineer of construction Nicaragua Canal Ry.; 1891 to date, with Texas & Pacific Ry. as assistant engineer on maintenance, locating and constructing engineer of branches, division engineer Louisiana division, assistant chef engineer and chief engineer. Is a charter member Louisiana Engineering Society and a member American Society of Civil Engineers.

Chamberlin, Thomas Chrowder, geologist and author of Chicago, Ill., was born Sept. 21, 1843, near Mattoon, Ill. In 1876 he was chief geologist of Wisconsin; was president University of Wisconsin in 1887-92; and since 1896 has been president of the Chicago Academy of Sciences. Since 1896 has been president of the Chicago Academy of Sciences. Since 1892 he has been professor and head of the department of geology in the University of Chicago. He is the author of Outline of a Course of Oral Instruction; and Geology of Wisconsin.

Chambers, Charles E., Superintendent Motive Power Central Rd. of New Jersey. Ofiice, Jersey City, N. J. Born Oct. 18, 1865, at Augusta, Ill. Educated in the public schools. Entered railway service July 5, 1885, since which he has been consecutively to June, 1901, in bridge and building department, fireman and locomotive engineer Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Rd.; 1901 to 1902, road foreman of engines Philadelphia & Reading Ry.; June, 1902, to date, general road foreman of engines, master mechanic, general master mechanic, and superintendent motive power Central Rd. of New Jersey.

Chambers, Edward, railway official of Chicago, Ill., was born Feb. 16, 1859, in Waukegan, Ill. In 1878 he entered railway service with the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe railroad at Pueblo, Colo. He has since been clerk, cashier and agent; and is now vicepresident of that road, with headquarters in Chicago, Ill.

Chandler, Francis Ward, soldier, architect and author of 195 Marlborough St., Boston, Mass., was born Sept. 30, 1844, in Boston, Mass. He has been advisory architect to the city of Boston, and a member of its art commission. He is an honorary member of the American institute of architects; and professor emeritus at the Massachusetts institute'of technology.

Chandler, Walter Clift, attorney at law; born Jackson, Madison County, Tenn., Oct. 5, 1887; son of William Henry and Mary Knoxie (Clift) Chandler; English-Scotch descent; attended public schools Memphis; graduate of University of Tennessee, LL.B. degree in 1909; admitted to practice in all State and Federal Courts same year; reporter on Knoxville Sentinel in 1908-09; teacher night school Knoxville 1908-09; partner of C. L. Marsilliot, lawyer, Exchange Building, Memphis, since 1912; literary

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