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States at Philadelphia. Since 1891 he has been director of the Quaker City National Bank.

Reeds, Chester Albert, geologist and scientist of New York City, was born July 20, 1882, in Lacygne, Kan. He has received the degree of B.S., from Oklahoma University, and the degrees of M.S. and Ph.D. from Yale. In 1908-10 he was a lecturer on geology in the Bryn Mawr University; and is now assistant curator of geology and invertebrate paleontology in the American Museum of Natural History. He is the author of the Hunton Formation of Oklahoma

Schneck, Benjamin F., banker and manufacturer; born Sey. mour, Ind., Sept. 25, 1875; son of Louis and Mary (Spreen) Schneck; married, Detroit, Mich., Nov. 25, 1906, Louise Perrien. President and treasurer Seymour Woolen Factory Co.; vice president and director First National Bank, Seymour, Ind. Treasurer Board of Education. Republican; Methodist. Director Schneck Memorial Hospital. Mason, Knight of Pythias. Club: Columbia, Indianapolis, Ind. Address: Seymour.


Abbott, Grafton St. Loe, lawyer, trustee, capitalist; born Lowell, Mass., Nov. 14, 1856; son of Josiah Gardner and Caro. line (Livermore) Abbott; received preparatory education at Noble's Private School, Boston; graduated from Harvard College, A.B., 1877; studied law; married, Quincy, Mass., Sept. 29, 1890, Mary Adams. Admitted to the bar, 1880, and has since engaged in practice of law in Boston; director Lewiston-Clarkston Co.; vice-president and director Fidelity Trading and Commercial Co., Hill Manufacturing Co.; treasurer and director Lewiston-Concord Bridge Co.; director River Bank Improvement Co.; chairman of directors Guaretarrio & Western R. R. Co.; Democrat. Residence: Concord, Mass. Office: 84 State St., Boston.

Abbott, Maude Elizabeth Seymour, of Durocher St., Montreal, Can. Pathological, St. Andrews East, Que., March 18, 1869. A.B., McGill, 1890; honorary M.D., C.M., 1910; M.D., C.M., Bishop's College, 1894; L.R.C.P. and S., Edinburgh, 1897. Assistant curator, medical museum, McGill, 1899-1902; curator, 1903—, Governor's fellow, path., 1904-10. Ass. Path. and Bact.; Montreal Medico-Chirurg. Soc.; Int. Ass. Med. Mus. (sec'ytreas.); British Med. Ass. Clinical Medicine; congenital cardiac disease; organization of the medical museum and museum teaching.

Abbott, William Martin, lawyer; born San Francisco, March, 17, 1872; son of William and Annabel (Casselman) Abbott. Educated in public schools, San Francisco; Hayes Valley Grammar School, 1887; Boys' High, 1890; B.L., Hastings College of Law, 1893. Married, Anna Josephine MacVean, Aug. 3, 1895. In National Guard, Cal., three years; 1898-1902, deputy attorneygeneral of State of California; general attorney, United Railroads of San Francisco. Member: Am. Acad. of Political and Social Science; Acad. of Pac. Coast History; Cal. Lodge No. 1, F. & A. M.; Cal. Chapter No. 5, R. A. M.; Cal. Commandery, No. 1, K. T.; Islam Temple, Mystic Shrine; S. F. Lodge No. 3, B. P. 0. Elks; Stanford Parlor No. 79, N. S. G. W. Republican. Clubs: Bohemian, Elks, Transportation, Union League. Residence: 2735 Vallejo St. Office: 58 Sutter St., San Francisco, Cal.

Abercrombie, David T., manufacturer, merchant, of 311 Broadway, New York City, was born, Baltimore, Md., June 6, 1867; son of John and Elizabeth Sarah (Daniel) Abercrombie; educated in public schools, Baltimore City Coll., and by private instruction; married, Baltimore, Md., April 25, 1896, Lucy Abbot


Cate; children: Elizabeth, born 1897; Lucy, born 1899; David, born 1901; Abbott, born 1909. Civil engineer and topographer until 1892; later manufacturer and merchant; now president David T. Abercrombie Co., N.Y. City, outfitters for sportsmen; was explorer and chief of survey, Norfolk & Western R.R., in coal and timber lands of West Virginia. Member Board of Trade, Newark, N.J. Republican. Member American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. Academy of Sciences, N.Y. Zoological Society, N.Y. Botany Society, N.Y. Historical Society. Recreations: Exploring, Fishing, Hunting, Camping. Clubs: League of American Sportsmen, North End, Greenwood Lake Boat and Country, Camp Fire, Pines Riviere Fish and Game, Anglo-American Fish and Game. Residence: 197 Ballantine Parkway, Newark, N.J.

Abercrombie, John W., United States Congressman-at-Large from Alabama, was born in 1866, in St. Clair county, Ala. In 1902-11 he was president of the University of Alabama. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15, and resides in Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Acheson, Alexander Mahon, chief engineer operation Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry. of Texas. Office, St. Louis, Mo. Born July 20, 1858. Educated at Washington and Jefferson College, 1876 to 1879. Entered railway service 1880 as rodman New York, Lake Erie & Western Rd., since which he has been consecutively, 1881 to 1893, levelman New York, West Shore & Buffalo Rd.; 1883 to 1885, transitman Pennsylvania Rd.; 1885 to 1887, on surveys projected road; 1887 to 1889, assistant engineer St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba Ry.; 1889 to 1900, assistant engineer Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry. of Texas; 1900 to 1906, resident engineer same road at Dallas, Tex. ; 1906 to 1909, division superintendent same road; 1909 to date, chief engineer same road at Dallas; Dec., 1912 to date, chief engineer operation Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry.; May 1, 1913 to date, chief engineer Missouri, Kansas & Texas Ry.

Adair, John A. M., banker and statesman of Portland, Ind., was born Dec. 22, 1863, in Portland, Ind. He is a successful banker; president of the First National Bank of Portland, Ind.; and prominently identified with the business and public affairs of this city, county and state. He was elected to the sixtieth, sixtyfirst and sixty-second congresses from the eighth district of Indiana, and was re-elected to the sixty-third congress for term ending 1913-15.

Adams, Arthur, financier; born Quincy, Mass., May 20, 1877; son of John and Fanny C. Adams; received preparatory education in Hopkinson School, Boston; graduated from Harvard College, A.B. (secretary of class), 1899. Employed in the office of Alfred Bowditch, manager of estates, Boston, 1899-1902; vicepresident and secretary Adams Trust Co., 1902-06; vice-president City Trust Co., 1906-10; vice-president Old Colony Trust Co.; assistant treasurer Amer. Sugar Refining Co., 1910-12; vice-president New England Trust Co., 1912-14; director Union Insurance Co. of Philadelphia, also director Insurance Co. of

State of Pennsylvania. Clerk and director Associated Charities of Boston; treasurer and manager Farm and Trade School, treasurer and trustee Sailors' Snug Harbor of Boston; member of Finance Committee of Harvard Benevolent Society; also connected with several college fraternities. Clubs: Somerset Tennis and Racquet; Exchange (Boston); Eastern Yacht. Residence: Quincy, Mass. Office: 135 Devonshire St., Boston.

Adams, Charles, physician and surgeon, Reliance Bldg., Chicago, Ill., was born on Nov. 29, 1847, in Northamptonshire, England. He was educated in Milwaukee, Wis., and in 1862 became a bookkeeper to his father in the live stock business in Chicago. In 1869 he became a student in the Hahnemann College until 1872, spending a year in that institution as house surgeon. After studying a year in London, he practiced medicine in Chicago until 1896, since which time his practice has been confined exclusively to surgery. He has been professor of surgical pathology in the Hahnemann Medical College, and professor of the principles and practice of surgery in the Chicago Homeopathic College. For nearly fifteen years he was surgeon-major of the First Illinois infantry, and in 1908-13 was surgeon-general of the state of Illinois.

Adams, Charles Francis, historical writer and publicist; born in Boston, Mass., May 27, 1835; son of Charles Francis Adams, diplomat. He was graduated from Harvard as A.B. in 1856, was admitted to the bar in 1858; served in the Union army through Civil war from first lieutenant to colonel of Massachusetts cavalry and received the brevet of brigadier-general. He was appointed a member of the Board of Railway Commissioners of Massachusetts in 1869, and declined reappointment in 1879. President of the Union Pacific Ry., 1884 to 1890. President of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 1895. Mr. Adams is author of: Chapters on Erie and Other Essays; Railroads, Their Origin and Problems; Notes on Railway Accidents; Massachusetts, Its Historians and History; Three Episodes of Massachusetts History; Life of Charles Francis Adams; Richard Harry Dana, a Biography; Lee at Appomattox, and Other Papers; Three Phi Beta Kappa Addresses; Lee's Centennial, 1907. Mr. Adams received from Harvard the degree of LL.D. in 1895. He married, Nov. 8, 1865, Mary Ogden. Address : South Lincoln, Mass.

Adams, Charles Siedler, bank officer, of 358 Fifth Ave., New York City, was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., Oct. 13, 1874; son of William Menzies and Ellen Hathaway (Franklin) Adams; grad. Adelphi Acad., Brooklyn; Columbia Univ., A.B., 1896; married, April 12, 1899, Emma Lily Arabella Parsons, daughter of Hosmer Buckingham Parsons. Children: Franklin Parsons, born June 6, 1900; Clelia Emma, born April 13, 1904. Sec. and treas. Knickerbocker Safe Deposit Co. Member Sons of Revolution, Pilgrim Society, Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Recreations: Golf and music. Clubs: Dyker Meadow Golf, Harriman Country Club, University, Delta Kappa Epsilon. Club: Young Men's Republican.

Adams, Elmer Ellsworth, editor, capitalist; born Waterbury, Vt., 1861; educated in Morrisville (Vt.) Academy, Univ. of Minn., A.B., 1884; married at Rochester, Minn., 1896, Fannie C. Cowles. Editor of the Fergus Falls Journal since 1884; president of the Fergus Printing Co. President Fergus Land Co., Otter Tail Building and Loan Association, Northwestern Building Association, Fergus Falls Building Association; vice-president Wright Investment Co.; secretary Red River Milling Co., Ceres Elevator Co.; president First National Bank of Fergus Falls. Regent of University of Minnesota, eight years; member Minnesota Legis lature, 1905-09. Republican; chairman Republican congressional committee, eight years. Address: Fergus Falls.

Adams, Francis Joseph, physician; born Dec. 16, 1859, Fort Crook, Cal.; son of General John Adams, U.S.A.; educated at Georgetown University (M.D. 1881); married Alice Conrad. Appointed assistant surgeon U.S. army 1882-87. Surgeon general of the Spanish War Veterans. At present member of state board and examiner for Montana of the First Montana infantry. Member: Sons of American Revolution, Aztec Club (1847), and the Spanish War Veterans. Address : Great Falls, Mont.

Adams, George Everett, lawyer; born Keene, N.H., June 18, 1840; son of Benjamin Franklin and Louise Ruth (Redington) Adams; attended school at Keene, N.H., 1853; family removed to Chicago; prepared for college at Phillips Exeter Academy; graduated from Harvard College, 1860; Dane Law School of Harvard, LL.B., 1865; married, Chicago, Ill., 1871, Adele Foster; children: Isabel F., Margaret. Admitted to bar in 1865; engaged in practice of law in Chicago, 1867; member of Illinois senate, 1881-83; member of congress, 1883-91. Served for a time as member Battery A, Illinois artillery, during Civil war. Republican. Exmember board of overseers of Harvard College; trustee Newberry Library, Field Columbian Museum; former member Chicago Board of Education; was president Chicago Orchestral Association six years. Clubs: University, Onwentsia, Saddle and Cycle, Union League, Chicago, Marquette, Coleman Lake, Swan Lake. Residence: 350 Belden Ave. Office: The Temple, Chicago.

Adams, John Quincy, clergyman, of Auburn, N.Y.; born Ogden, N.Y., Aug. 8, 1849; son Caleb Kimball and Laura (Keeler) Adams; graduate Rochester University (A.B., 1847); Auburn Theol. Sem., 1877; married, Rochester, N.Y., June 7, 1877, Cara Southgate. Pastor Walnut St. Presbyterian Church, Evansville, Ind., 1878-81; First Presbyterian Church, Boulder, Colo., 1881. 84; Westminster Presbyterian Church, San Francisco, 1884-95; chaplain Clifton Springs Sanitarium, 1895-98; pastor First Presbyterian Church, Canandaigua, N.Y., 1899-1902; First Presbyterian Church, Waterloo, N.Y., 1903-07; assistant professor and librarian, Auburn Theol. Sem. since 1907. Founder, The Boys' Brigade in U.S.A., 1889 (president its national organization, 1890-94). Member of A.D.O. and O.B.K, fraternities. D.D. from Rochester University and Huron College.

Adams, Marion A., accountant, educator and college president, was born Feb. 18, 1873, in Dalzell, 0. He was educated at

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