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tilating Engineers, the Western Society of Engineers; and is a member of the Alpha Delta Phi Club of New York and the University, South Shore Country, and City Clubs of Chicago, and the Midwick Country Club, Los Angeles. He married in Chicago, Oct. 12, 1898, Evelyn A. Brooks, and has one son. Residence, Oak Knoll, Pasadena, Cal. Ofiice, n. w. corner Harrison and Clinton Sts., Chicago, and branches.
Gilbert, D. B., chairman Prohibition State Committee of Nebraska, was born Jan. 20, 1866, in Lewisville, Ind. He taught for a number of years in the country schools of Kansas and Indiana; and was teacher and chaplain in the Indiana Youths’ School at Fort Wayne. He also taught in the Central Normal College of Danville, Ind.; and in the Southern Indiana Normal College at Mitchell, of which institution he was president for two years. He is prominently identified with the business and public affairs of his State; and is the owner of two student supply stores in Fremont, Neb. He is a member of the Prohibition National Committee; and for four years has been chairman of the State Prohibition party of Nebraska.
Gilbert, Frank Bixhy, lawyer, librarian, State Education Department, Albany, N.Y.; was born at Bainbridge, N .Y., March 10, 1867; son of Don A. and Amelia H. (Bixby) Gilbert; grad. Bainbridge Academy, 1885; Hamilton College, A.B., 1889; married at Bainbridge, N.Y., Oct. 9, 1895, Frances Freiot. Admitted to bar, November, 1891; assistant Statutory Revision Commission, 189‘)1901; attorney in legislative bill drafting department, appointed by Speaker of Assembly and President of Senate, 1901-05; State law librarian, January, 1906-October, 1908, now chief counsel State Education Department and Regents University, State of New York, appointed Oct. 1, 1908. Editor Am. Elec. Cases and Street Railway Cases (Matthew Bender & Co.). Compiler Gilberts’ Annotated Code of Civil Procedure, Town and Country Ofiicers’ Manual, the Law of Domestic Relations. Co-editor (with Robert C. Cumming) The General Laws and Revised Statutes of the State of New York (4 vols.) and Annotated Consolidated Laws of State of New York, 1909, with supplements to date (11 vols.). Member Chi Psi fraternity (Hamilton College, Alpha Phi). Clubs: University (Albany), Island Golf (Troy).
Gilbert, William Morris, clergyman, of Yonkers, N.Y., was born at Geneva, N.Y., March 23, 1862; son of Morris J. and Eliza (Simonds) Gilbert; grad. Union College, B.A., 1883; Cambridge Episcopal Theol. School, B.D., 1892; married at Philadelphia, Oct. 10, 1892, Frances, daughter of Dr. John B. Chapin, superintendent Pennsylvania Hosp. for Insane, West Philadelphia; children: William Morris, Jr., born 1894; Harriet Elizabeth, born 1900; Frances, born 1902. Rector Grace Church, Carthage, N.Y., 1892-94; assistant minister, Grace Church, Baltimore, 18941-96; rector, St. Paul’s Church, Yonkers, N.Y., since 1896. Member Psi Upsilon fraternity. President Yonkers Fortnightly Club for Study of Anthropology.
Gilder, Jeannette Leonard, journalist, of 100 East 17th St., New York City; was born at Flushing, N.Y., Oct. 3, 1849; daugh
ter of Rev. William H. and Jane (Nutt) Gilder; educated at St. Thomas Hall, a woman ’s college conducted by her father. Began newspaper career at 18 as writer on Newark (N .J .) Morning Register, conducted by her brother, Richard Watson Gilder, and as Newark reporter for New York Tribune; later on editorial stafif of the old Scribner’s Monthly (now the Century Magazine) ; literary editor, 1875, and later dramatic and musical critic New York Herald until 1880 ; with brother, Joseph B. Gilder, founded, 1881, and ever since joint editor with him of The Critic (later Putnam ’s Monthly). Has been correspondent of leading papers in Boston and Philadelphia, and of London Academy; now regular literary correspondent Chicago Tribune. Author: “Taken by Siege,” “Pen Portraits of Literary Women” (with Helen G. Cone), “Essays from the Critic” (with J. B. Gilder), “Representative Poems of Living Poets,” 1886; “Authors at Home,” 1889; “The Autobiography of a Tomboy,” 1900; “The Tomboy at Work,” 1904. Club: The Colony.
Gildersleeve, Ferdinand, merchant and banker, of Gildersleeve, Conn., where he was born Aug. 20, 1840. He is senior partner of Gildersleeve & Sons, merchants, with which he has been identified for fifty years; and in the shipbuilding business, established in 1821. Since 1894 he has been president of the First National Bank of Portland, Conn., which he organized in 1865. He has been president of the Freestone Savings Bank of Portland, Conn., is now its treasurer; and since 1872 has been postmaster of Gildersleeve, Conn.
Gillespie, Lawrence Lewis, banker; born at Chicago, Ill., Dec. 23, 1876; son of George Lewis and Rhobie (McMaster) Gillespie; graduated Cutler School, New York City, 1894, Harvard, A.B., 1898. Engaged in banking soon after graduation. Has traveled extensively in United States and Europe and has been around the world and visited the Far East, China and Philippines. Entered Volunteer Service in 1898 as second lieutenant, First US. Vol. Engineer Regiment, and served in Porto Rico, being promoted first lieutenant and then acting captain; resigned October, 1898. Member Military Order Foreign Wars, New York Chamber of Commerce, Mason (Holland Lodge 8). Clubs: Union, Brook, Racquet and Tennis, Turf and Field, Lawyers’, New York Athletic, Metropolitan, Down Town, Tuxedo, Sons of Revolution, Pilgrims, Aero, Japan Society, American Geographical Society; and the Hope Club and Turk ’s Head Club of Providence, R.I.; and the Newport Reading Room and the Newport Golf Club and Westchester Polo Club of Newport. ’
Gillett, Frederick Huntington, congressman, was born Oct. 16, 1851, in Westfield, Mass. He was assistant attorney-general of Massachusetts in 1879-82. He was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1890-91. He was a member of the Fifty-third, Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, Fifty-eighth, Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth, Sixty-first and Sixty-second Congresses as a Republican. He was re-elected to the Sixty-third Congress from the Second District of Massachusetts for the term of 1913-15 ; and resides in Springfield, Mass.
Gillette, Edwin Fraser, architect; born in Chicago, Oct. 19, 1863; son of Edwin Lewis Gillette and Josephine Mighill (Perley) Gillette. He attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, at Troy, from 1880 to 1884, and was graduated from the Armour Institute of Technology, Chicago, as BS., in 1906, with Tau Beta Pi honors. He took charge of the ofiice of E. L. Gillette in 1885, for real estate and renting, and has been manager of the ofiice of Estate of E. L. Gillette since 1892; and has been vice-president of the Strang Engine Company since 1902 ; and licensed architect in October, 1906. He traveled around the world in 1891, and from 1900 to 1902, and was a year in Japan, in 1902 and 1903. In politics he is a Republican and in religion a Unitarian. Mr. Gillette is a member of the Society of Colonial Wars, Sons of the American Revolution, Theta Xi fraternity, and member of the Tau Beta Pi honorary fraternity. His favorite recreations are walking, tennis and swimming, and he is a member of the University, Chicago Athletic and Chicago Architectural Clubs. Mr. Gillette married in San Francisco, Oct. 27, 1902, Mabel Hyde, and they have four children: Hyde, born June 23, 1906; Edwin, born Aug. 11, 1909; Helen, born Nov. 22, 1910, and Marietta, born Nov. 22, 1911. Residence, 1138 Dearborn Ave., Chicago. Address, 8 South Dearborn St., Chicago, Ill.
Gilmore, Edward, United States congressman from the Fourteenth District of Massachusetts, was born Jan. 4,1867, in Brockton, Mass. 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 Brockton, Mass.
Gilmore, John Curtis, Jr., army ofiicer, of Fort Miley, Cal., was born at Fort McRae, N.M., July 23, 1869; son of Brig.-Gen. J. C. and Hattie (Connor) Gilmore; educated at Racine College, Wis.; graduated West Point Military Academy, class 1894; 2d lieutenant Fourth Cavalry, June 12, 1894; transferred to Fourth Artillery, Oct. 12, 1894; promoted to 1st lieutenant artillery, March 2, 1899 ; captain artillery corps, July 1, 1901; major coast artillery corps, U.S.A., March 3, 1911. Volunteer commissions: Captain assistant adjutant-general, May 12, 1898; captain asst. quartermaster, June 14, 1899; major 43d U.S. Vol. Inf. (hon. mustered out), July 5, 1901; asst. adjutant-general 5th army corps, Santiago de Cuba. Participated in numerous engagements in Philippine insurrection. Clubs: Metropolitan, Chevy Chase, Army and Navy (Washington, D.C.), Pacific-Union, Bohemian (San Francisco); Army and Navy (New York).
Gilmore, Pascal Pearl, banker; born at Dedham, Me., June 24, 1845; son of Tyrrel and Mary Wood Pearl Gilmore; reared on a farm and educated in common schools and at Eastern Maine Conference Seminary, Bucksport, Me.; married, Holden, Me., Oct. 25, 1881, Alma Marie Hart. Served in 16th Regiment, Maine Infantry, in Civil War; engaged in several battles; present when General Lee surrendered at Appomattox, Va., April 9, 1865; not off duty a single day during term of service; complimented by superior officers for gallant and meritorious conduct at battle of Gravelly Run, Va., March 31, 1865. Lumber inspector in Michi
gan, 1867-71; farmer and conveyancer, Dedham, Me., 1871-91; now president Bucksport National Bank. Chairman Board of Selectmen ten years; supervisor of schools fifteen years; member House of Representatives of Maine, 1875, 1883; member of Senate, 1891; State Liquor Cimmissioner, 1891-96; State treasurer, 190711. Republican. Scottish Rite Mason, 32°. Address, Bucksport.
Gilstrap, W. H., artist and curator of Historical Society Building, was born April 24, 1849, in Beecher City, Efiingham County, Ill. He was a pupil of H. A. Elkins, Kenney, Bigelow and others. He is a secretary of the Washington State Historical Society ; and secretary and curator of the Ferry Museum.
Ginnasi, Francis; born Imola, Prov. Bologna, Italy, Feb. 14, 1859; parents, John and Josephine Cantua; unmarried; educated Imola, Italy, and Univ. Brussels, Belgium; grad. N.Y. Univ. 1884; lic. New York same year; Cal. and Mis. 1886; deg. M.D.; post-grad. Gordon’s Hosp.; Soccus Sq. Hosp. for Dis. Women, London, Eng.; Dist. Phys. Marion St. Hosp.; Asst. Dist. Phys. and Asst. Phys. N.Y. Disp.; Vis. Phys. Italian Sailors’ Hosp., Brooklyn, N.Y.; Vis. Phys. Italian Home. Member Acad. Med. MS. of the S.N.Y.; A.M.A.; inventor Acetylene Gas Generator, Patent No. 613,901; Regular; Residence and ofiice, 118 Macdougal St., New York; 8—10 a.m. and 6—8 p.m.
Girten, Michael Francis, lawyer and jurist. Business address, 122 South Michigan Boulevard; residence, 5827 Princeton Ave. Born August 20, 1871, in Lemont, Ill. Parents, Peter Girten, born in Germany, Anna Maria Theis, Germany. At the inception of the Chicago Municipal Court in 1906 was elected one of the associate justices (judges). Because of his linguistic attainments was appointed by Chief Justice of Municipal Court to sit in branches where cases of a foreign speaking people were heard. Was particularly successful in cases heard in German, Polish, Bohemian, Lithuanian, French and English. Positions holding: Member of faculty, Law Department, Loyola University; lecturer in School of Sociology; president of the German (Aid) Society of Chicago (founded 1854); vice-president Central Verein, etc. Member of Illinois Athletic, Press and German Clubs. Notre Dame College, no degree; Chicago-Kent College of Law, degree LL.B. Is particularly interested in the civic life of Chicago. Has had bills of Housing introduced in the State Legislature, 1910-1911 and 1912-1913. While the bills in each case failed of passage a sustained interest in Housing has ever been displayed. Republican. _ _
Githens, J. N., freight trafiic manager Missouri Pacific and St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Rys. Ofiice, St. Louis, Mo., born on a farm near Fellowship, N.J. Studied stenography while employed with a wholesale commission house in Philadelphia, Pa., in 1888. Entered railway service as secretary to assistant freight trafiic manager Illinois Central Rd., since which he has been consecutively to June 1, 1900, assistant commercial agent at Chicago; April 1, 1906, to Dec. 1907, general agent Missouri Pacific and St. Louis Iron Mountain & Southern Rys. at Chicago; December, 1907 to Sept. 1, 1912, general freight agent same roads in charge of solicitation, supervision of outside agencies and m
terchange of trafiic with connecting lines; Sept. 1, 1912, to date, freight trafiic manager same roads. On August 1, 1913, appointed assistant to vice-president, in charge of solicitation and interchange between connecting lines of trafiic for the Missouri Pacific, Iron Mountain, Denver & Rio Grande, and Western Pacific.
Gittins, Robert H., Democrat, of Niagara Falls, N.Y., was born in Oswego, N.Y., Dec. 14, 1869, the eldest of a family of six, and the son of a Civil War veteran; left school at an early age and for 13 years was employed in commercial life in connection with the lumber, grain and coal trades; in 1897 entered the law department of the University of Michigan, graduating as an LL.B., in 1900, and in that year was admitted to the practice of law in the states of Michigan and New York; since 1901 has been engaged in the practice of law in the city of Niagara Falls, N.Y.; was married in June, 1908, and resides at 548 Fifth St. in said city; in the fall of 1910 was elected to the New York State Senate, in which body he served until January 1, 1913, being a member of the following committees: finance, cities, codes, taxation and retrenchment, affairs of villages, and chairman of the committee on public education; was a delegate from the fortieth New York district to the Democratic national convention held at Baltimore in June, 1912; was elected to the sixtythird congress, receiving 15,935 votes, to 14,471 for James S. Simmons, Republican; 9,890 for Frank C. Ferguson, Progressive; 1,236 for James F. Ryan, Socialist, and 639 for W. Van R. Blighton, Prohibitionist.
Glass, Carter, congressman, was born Jan. 4, 1858, in Lynchburg, Va. He owns The Daily News and The Daily Advance. In 1899-1903 he was a member of Virginia State Senate and in 1901 was a member of the Virginia constitutional convention. He was a member of the fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses from Virginia as a Democrat. He was re-elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Lynchburg, Va.
Glen, John Alexander, division superintendent Gulf Colo
rado & Santa Fe Ry. Ofiice, Beaumont, Tex., born Aug. 22, 1861, at Preston, Ill. Educated in the common schools of Marble Hill, Mo. Entered railway service 1882, as brakeman Illinois Central Ry., since which he has been consecutively to 1886, conductor same road; 1886 to 1890, Conductor Kansas City, Ft. Scott & Memphis, Ry. at Thayer, Mo.; June to October, 1890, conductor Savannah, Americus & Montgomery, Americus, Ga.; October, 1890 to February, 1904, freight and passenger conductor Gulf, Colorado & Santa Fe Ry. at Cleburne, Tex.; February to June, 1904, assistant trainmaster; June, 1904 to Jan. 1, 1907, trainmaster; Jan. 1, 1907, to date, superintendent Beaumont division same road.
Glennon, James Hope, ex-president Alabama Fire Underwriters’ Assn.; born in Mobile County, Alabama, Aug. 24, 1879; married Rella E. Wilds; educated at Towle’s Institute, Mobile, Ala., and at Spring Hill College (degree of A.B., 1897) ; district deputy of the Knights of Columbus; and member of the Ancient Order