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1871 has been in business for himself as sole proprietor. For forty-seven consecutive years he has been conducting a dry goods and carpet business in Canandaigua, N.Y.; and in 1900 built his present store. He is prominently identified with the business and public affairs of his community; and has held numerous positions of trust and honor.
Anderson, George Gray, consulting civil engineer, born at Aberdeen, Scotland, April 20, 1858; son of James and Sarah (Gray) Anderson. Education, Robert Gordon's Hospital, Aberdeen (Silver Medallist ; University of Aberdeen (mathematics and physics only). Married Sarah Ellen Beck, Oct. 31, 1883, at Denver, Colo. Apprenticed with Messrs. Walker and Beattie, engineers and surveyors, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1874-79; with London and Northwestern Ry., London, Eng., 1879-80; assistant engineer, Northern Colorado Irrigation Co., Denver, Colo., 1880-83; chief engineer, Northern Colorado Irrigation Co., Larimer & Weld Irrigation Co., Loveland & Greeley Irrigation Co., and Platte Valley Irrigation Co., 1883-90; member firm Campbell & Anderson, consulting engineers, constructed Iliff and Platte Valley Canal and Loveland Reservoir, 1890-96; consulting engineer, Travelers' Insurance Co., in Colorado, built Rio Grande dam at Del Norte, Colo., 1896-97; consulting engineer, Alberta Ry. and Irri. Co., Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, 1897-1905; constructed Greeley Water Works, Colorado, 1906-7; constructed Clear Creek reservoir, Granite, Colo., for Otero Irri. Dist., 1907-09; constructed Schaefer Dam for Beaver Land and Irri. Co., Fremont County, Colo., 1909-10; re-constructed Otero Canal for Otero Irri. Dist., 1910; consulting and supervising engineer, Costilla Estates Development Co., Colorado, constructed Sanchez Dam, 1910-11. As consulting engineer, engaged in numerous appraisals, and in water supplies, in litigations, for Denver Union Water Co., and others. Since 1909, consulting engineer, Great Northern Irri. & Power Co., Routt Co., Colorado. Member, Am. Soc. Civil Engrs., Institution Civil Engrs., Canadian Soc. Civil Engrs., Soc. for Promotion of Engrg. Edn., Am. Assn. for Advan. of Science, Colorado Scientific Soc., Natl. Geographic Soc., Colorado Assn. of Members of the Am. Soc. C. E. (past president) honorary member, Tau Beta Pi, Colorado Chapter Beta, Denver Chamber of Commerce. Clubs: Denver, Denver Athletic, Mile High. Contributor of following papers to engrg. journals: "Irrigation,” “The Effect of Alkali on Concrete," "Irrigation in Colorado," "Some Aspects of Irrigation Development in Colorado.” Residence, 1432 Grant St.; office, 624-5-6 First Natl. Bank Bldg., Denver, Colo.
Anderson, J. Crampton, oil operator, born at Mason, Tex., Oct. 26, 1877; son of Elbridge T. and Sarah J. Anderson. Married Daysie M. Betzold, June 17, 1899, at Los Angeles. One of the organizers, Am. Petroleum Co., 1908 (now vice-president and general manager). Organized Am. Oilfields Co., 1910; President Midland Oil Co.; general manager Niles Lease Oil Co., in Salt Lake Dist. Residence, Rampart Apts., Los Angeles, Cal.
Anderson, Rasmus Bjorn, journalist, educator, diplomat and author, of Madison, Wis., was born Jan. 12, 1846, in Albion, Wis.
In 1866 he became professor of Greek and modern languages in Albion Academy, near his home. In 1869 he became instructor in languages in the University of Wisconsin, and in 1875-83 filled the chair of Scandinavian languages and literature in that institution, where he also founded a Scandinavian library; and has contributed to Johnson's Universal Cyclopedia ; McClintock and Strong's Cyclopedia; the American supplement of the Encyclopedia Britannica; and to the last edition of Chambers' Encyclopedia. He has lectured extensively on the subject of Norse literature and mythology. In 1885-89 he was United States minister to Denmark; and since 1898 has been editor and publisher of Amerika, a weekly Norwegian paper. In 1906-7 he edited the Norrona Library, in sixteen volumes. As an author of books he has won an enviable reputation, his principal works being Norse Mythology, America Not Discovered by Columbus; Echoes from Mist-Land; History of the Literature of the Scandinavian North ; Viking Tales of the North; The Younger Edda; The Elder Edda; and several works in Norwegian.
Anderson, Sydney, congressman, was born Sept. 17, 1880, in Goodhue County, Minn. He served as a private in Company D, Fourteenth Regiment Minnesota Volunteer Infantry, during the Spanish-American War; is married and has two children; was elected to the sixty-second congress; and re-elected to the sixty third congress for the term of 1913-15.
Anderton, Stephen Philbin, lawyer, of 52 William St., New York City, was born at Greenwich, Conn., Aug. 4, 1874; son of Ralph Leigh, Jr., and Susie (Philbin) Anderton; educated in St. Louis Coll., Coll. City of N.Y., N.Y. Univ. Law School, LL.B., 1900; married May 14, 1904, to Louise Marie Durrie, daughter of the late George Boice Durrie, M.D. Member firm Beekman, Menken & Griscom. Member Assn. Bar City of N.Y., N.Y. Co. Lawyers' Assn., N.Y. State Bar Assn., Am. Bar Assn. Clubs : Theta Delta Chi, Economic.
Andrews, Alexander Boyd, railway official, capitalist; born Franklin county, N.C., July 23, 1841, son of William J. and Virginia (Hawkins) Andrews; educated in private schools near Henderson, N.C.; married, Charlotte, N.C., Sept. 1, 1869, Julia M. Johnston; children: William J., John H., Graham H., Alexander Boyd, Jr., Mrs. Jane A. Marks. Began railway career with Blue Ridge Ry., 1859. After close of Civil war leased, equipped and operated a railway ferry at Gaston, N.C., until July, 1867, when became superintendent Raleigh & Gaston and Raleigh & Augusta railroads, which position he held until November, 1875; superintendent North Carolina division of the Richmond & Danville R.R. until 1883; elected president Western North Carolina R.R., which he completed 1881; superintendent Atlantic & North Carolina R.R. 1878-80; assistant to president Richmond & Danville R.R., 1883-86, third vice-president 1886-89, second vice-president 1889-94, and general agent of receivers, July, 1892, to July, 1894; became second vice-president June 30, 1894, and first vice-president Oct. 1, 1895, Southern Railway Co., which position he still holds, and also that of director. Also
president of various subsidiary corporations connected with the Southern Railway Co.; president Danville & Western Railway Co., Augusta Southern Railroad Co., Blue Ridge Railway Co., Tallulah Falls Railway Co., Hartwell Railway Co.; first vicepresident and director Alabama Great Southern R.R. and Northern Alabama Railway Co.; first vice-president Mobile & Ohio Railroad Co., Knoxville & Bristol Ry., Knoxville & Augusta Railway Co., and vice-president Virginia & Southwestern Railway Co.; vice-president and director Citizens National Bank, Raleigh, N.C. Director Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron Co., Neuse Manufacturing Co., and North Carolina Home Insurance Co. Was one of the vice-presidents of the World's Fair at Chicago, 1893. Entered Confederate States army April, 1861, and was made second lieutenant, Company E., First North Carolina cavalry, June, 1861; wounded at Jack's Shop, Va., Sept., 1863; served throughout the war, being promoted to the rank of captain. In 1876 member staff of Gov. Zeb. B. Vance, with rank of colonel; continued in this position by Governor Jarvis. Democrat. Episcopalian. Member Chamber of Commerce, Raleigh, N.C. Organized and is president and member board of directors and executive committee of North Carolina Soldiers' Home; member board of trustees and executive committee and finance committee of the University of North Carolina; Mason and Shriner. Clubs : Capitol and Raleigh Country Club, North Carolina State, Wake County. Residence: 407 North Blount St. Office: Citizens National Bank Bldg., Raleigh, N.C.
Andrews, Barrett, publisher, of 443 Fourth Ave., was born, Morrison, Ii., Dec. 27, 1883; son of James DeWitt and Minnie (Barrett) Andrews; educated at University of Chicago, Chicago, IU.; married, Oak Park, Ill., June 18, 1906, Hannah Dunlop. Vicepresident and advertising manager Vogue Publishing Co., Vanity Fair Publishing Co. Inc.; president Eastchester Mortgage & Realty Co.; director the Gramatan National Bank; formerly connected with Review of Reviews and Butterick Publishing Co. Clubs: University (Chicago), Alpha Delta Phi (member executive council), Sphinx, Scarsdale Golf and Country, Sleepy Hollow Country. Republican (New York City).
Andrews, Henry Murray, general land and tax agent, Erie R.R. Office: New York City. Born Feb. 28, 1875, at South Rutland, N.Y. Educated at Potsdam Normal School 1891-95; Hamilton College, 1895-99, and New York Law School, 1902-04. Entered railway service Jan. 25, 1906, since which he has been consecutively to April 17, 1908, attorney Erie R.R.; April 17, 1908, to Feb. 1, 1910, assistant to general solicitor same road; Feb. 1, 1910, to May 1, 1913, assistant general solicitor same road; May 1, 1913, to date, general land and tax agent same road.
Andrews, Roy Chapman, educator and naturalist of the American Museum of Natural History, New York City, was born Jan. 26, 1884, in Beloit, Wis. He received the degree of A.B. from Beloit College, and the degree of A. M. from Columbia University. In 1913 he was naturalist on the Barden Alaska Espedition. Since 1906 he has been connected with the American
Museum of Natural History of New York City, and is now assistant curator of mammalogy in that institution.
Andrus, John Emory, manufacturer and statesman; born Pleasantville, Westchester county, N.Y., Feb. 16, 1841; son of Rev. Loyal B. and Ann (Palmer) Andrus; education, Charlottesville (N.Y.) Sem.; Wesleyan Univ. (Conn.), A.B., 1862; LL.D., 1911; married, Yonkers, N.Y., June 23, 1869, Julia M. Dyckman. Taught school in N.J. four years; engaged as manufacturer medicinal preparations; president Palisade Mfg. Co.; treas. Arlington Chem. Co.; pres. N.Y. Pharmacal Assn.; treasurer New York Conference; vice-president and treasurer Ocean Grove Assn.; trustee N.Y. Life Insurance Co., 1906; elected mayor of Yonkers, 1903, and to congress from nineteenth N.Y. district in 1904, 1906, 1908 and 1910. Republican. Methodist. Trustee Wesleyan Univ. Address: Yonkers, N.Y.
Ansberry, Timothy Thomas, congressman, was born Dec. 24, 1871, in Defiance, 0. In 1907-9 he was prosecuting attorney for Defiance county. He was elected from Ohio to the sixtieth, sixtyfirst, sixty-second and sixty-third congresses as a Democrat, and resides in Defiance.
Anthony, Daniel Read, congressman, was born Aug. 22, 1870, in Leavenworth, Kan. He succeeded to the management of the Leavenworth Daily Times upon the death in 1904 of his father, Col. Daniel R. Anthony. In 1903-5 he was mayor of Leavenworth, Kan. In 1907-11 he was a representative from Kansas to the sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses, and was reelected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15 as a Republican, and resides in Leavenworth, Kan.
Antisdale, Louis Marlin, journalist and publisher of Rochester, N.Y., was born Oct. 27, 1869, in Marion, N.Y. He graduated with the degree of A.B. from the University of Rochester. He has been deputy collector of internal revenue. He has been reporter and business manager of the Rochester Herald; and since 1898 has been editor-in-chief and part owner of that publication.
Appel, Horace Hilary, lawyer; born, Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 3, 1862; son of Nathan B. and Victoria (Torey) Appel. Educated in public schools Tucson, Ariz., until 1876; graduate St. Mary's Coll., San Francisco, 1880. Married, Alba St. Cyr Bennet, April 2, 1902. Moved to Cal., 1876. Since 1893, associated in many cases with Chas. Silent, Alex Campbell, S. O. Houghton, Stephen M. White and Ex-Gov. Henry T. Gage. Member: Southwest Soc. of Archaeological Inst. of Am., Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce, Ariz. Pioneers. Republican. Club: Gamut. Residence: 1132 West 28th St. Office: 421-423 Bullard Bldg., Los Angeles, Cal.
Apple, Henry Harbaugh, college president of Lancaster, Pa., was born Nov. 8, 1869, in Mercersburg Pa. He has filled pastorates in the Reformed church at Philadelphia and York, Pa., and since 1909 has been president of the Franklin and Marshall Coll. He has received the honorary degrees of A.M., from Franklin and Marshall Coll. in 1892; D.D., from Lafayette Coll. in 1909, and LL.D., from Univ. of Pa. in 1913.
Appleby, Thomas Henry Montague Villiers, superintendent of Indian missions of the Protestant Episcopal church; born in Regent's Park, London, Eng., Oct. 28, 1843; son of Thomas and Lady L. M. (Villiers) Appleby. He was educated at King's Coll., London; Exeter Coll., Oxon scholar to St. Augustine's Coll., Canterbury, Eng.; A.M. 1866; studied in hospitals in London and received from the state medical board of the Univ. of Minn, the degree of M.D., 1877; Seabury Divinity School, Minn., D.D., 1900; St. John's Coll., Maryland, LL.D., 1901. He was ordered deacon in 1865; priest, 1866; was rector at Clarksburg, Ont., from 1866 to 1876; at Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., from 1876 to 1881, and at St. Vincent, Minn., 1881 to 1888. After coming to the United States he took up work among the Indians and in 1877 was adopted into the Ojibway Tribe of Indians by the name of Shu-na-we-whah-doon (silver tongue). He was appointed first archdeacon of Minnesota in 1888, and was the first general archdeacon in the American church; archdeacon of North Dakota in 1898 and of Duluth in 1899. He was deputy to the general convention from 1892 to 1898, and was appointed general superintendent of Indian missions 1900. Dr. Appleby has taken an active interest in the civic affairs of the communities in which he has lived, and in 1884-88 was probate and county judge. Residence: 301 North J St., Tacoma, Wash.
Applegate, John Stilwell, lawyer, of Red Bank, N.J., was born Aug. 6, 1837, in Middletown, N.J. In 1862-67 he was superintendent of public schools of Shrewsbury Twp., N.J. In 1875-86 he was president of the Second National Bank of Red Bank, N.J.; in 1882-85 was a member of the New Jersey state senate, and in 1865 was a member of the New Jersey State Republican Executive Committee. In 1908 he became president of Monmouth Bar Association, and in 1911 became president of Monmouth County Higtorical Assn. He is the author of "Early Courts and Lawyers of Monmouth County, N.J."
Apps, J. O., general baggage agent Canadian Pacific Ry. Office: Montreal, Que. Born Nov. 9, 1877, at Tara, Ont. Entered railway service Nov., 1897, with the Canadian Pacific Ry., which he is at present general baggage agent. He is also in charge of mail traffic.
Apsley, Lewis Dewart, manufacturer and statesman, of Hudson, Mass., was born Sept. 29, 1852, in Northumberland, Pa. In 1893-97 he was a member of congress. He is president and treasurer of the Apsley Rubber Co.
Archambault, Adélard, attorney-at-law, born in 1864, at St. Paul l'Hermite, Province of Quebec, Canada; descendant of Jacques Archambault, who came from France in 1642 with de Maisonneuve, the founder of Montreal, and settled at LaLongue Pointe, near Montreal; received his preliminary education in the parochial schools of his native town; took a classical course at the College of L'Assumption, P.Q., and was graduated from Laval Univ., Quebec (A.B., 1883); in 1887 was admitted to the bar at Hampden Co., Mass., and to the bar of the state of Rhode Island in 1891; elected a member of the General Assembly of the state