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ice July, 1877, as telegraph operator, continuing in that capacity to October, 1882; train dispatcher October, 1882 to 1891, chief dispatcher, January, 1891, to October, 1900; traininaster, October, 1900, to January, 1907; superintendent January, 1907, to present time. Entire service with the Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Ry.
Pace, Henry J., agriculturist, horticulturist, apiarist, of Thomasville, Tenn.; born in Cheatham Co., Tenn., Aug. 1, 1858; ScotchIrish and French descent; son of William Hackney and Judith (Pardue) Pace; father's occupation farmer; paternal grandparents Wm. and Martha (Shaw) Pace, maternal grandparents Jack and Sallie (Gupton) Pardue; educated Pleasant View and Thomasville (Tenn.) high schools; married Mattie S. Hunt Feb. 6, 1884; children: Mrs. Ura V. Pennington, Edward Everett Pace, Willie Hackney Pace and Henry Erwin Pace. Member Sycamore Lodge No. 255, F.&A.M., Clarksville (Tenn.) Chapter No. 3, R.A.M., Clarksville Commandery No. 8, K.T., Pleasant View (Tenn.) Chapter No. 38, O.E.S., Pleasant View Lodge, No. 240, I.O.O.F., Jessamine Rebekah Lodge No. 94, McKinley Rebekah Lodge, No. 23, 1.0.0.F., Thomasville, Tenn. In early life he taught school, later became interested in photography; elected magistrate 1888, served 12 years; elected two terms as judge of the County Court of Cheatham Co., Tenn.; engaged in farming at Thomasville, Tenn., director in Citizens' Bank of Pleasant View, Tenn.; member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Padgett, Lemuel Phillips, United States congressman, was born Nov. 28, 1855, in Columbia, Tenn. Since 1879 he has been actively engaged in the practice of law in Columbia, Tenn. In 1896 he was elected to the Tennessee State Senate. He was a member of the fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses from Tennessee as a Democrat. He was re-elected to the sixty-third congress from the seventh district of Tennessee for term of 1913-15; and resides in Columbia, Tenn.
Padilla, Camilo, newspaperman; born Santa Fe, N.M., July 17, 1865; son of Rafael and Rita (Dominguez) Padilla. Educated St. Michael's College, Santa Fe, N.M. Married Louisa Romero, April, 1898, at Las Vegas, N.M. Children: four girls, 1 boy. Learned printer's trade as a boy. Afterwards published newspaper El Mosquito, at Mora, N.M. In 1887 went to Washington, D.C., as private secretary to Delegate Antonio Joseph, and lived in Washington until 1895. Spanish translator at the surveyor general's office, Santa Fe, N.M., 1895-97. In 1907 started publication of Revista Illustrada, a Spanish Magazine, at El Paso, Tex., which he is now publishing in Santa Fe, N.M.; has a large circulation in all the frontier states and in Latin America. Is an English and Spanish scholar and has taught Spanish at different times. Has twice translated the laws of New Mexico. Address: Santa Fe, N.M.
Page, Robert Newton, congressman, was born at Cary, Wake County, N.C., Oct. 26, 1859. He was elected to the fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses, and
re-elected to the sixty-third congress as a Democrat; and resides in Biscoe, N.C.
Paine, Charles Jackson, general, director and yachtsman, of Sears Bldg., Boston, Mass., was born Aug. 26, 1883, in Boston, Mass. He graduated with the degrees of A.B. and A.M.; and until 1861 was engaged in the practice of law. He served throughout the Civil War; and in 1865 was brevetted major-general of volunteers. For many years he was a director of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy and other railroads. He became sole owner of the Puritan; in 1886 built the Mayflower; and in 1888 the New York Yacht Club presented him with a silver cup as a memento of his triple defense of the cup.
Paine, Robert Treat, 2d, lawyer, born New Bedford, Mass., Dec. 3, 1861; son of William Cushing and Hannah Hathaway (Perry) Paine; graduated from Harvard University, A.B., 1882; married, Brookline, Mass., May 28, 1890, Ruth Cabot; children: Walter Cabot, Richard Cushing, Elizabeth Mason, Ruth. Vicepresident and director Brooklyn Development Co., Dallas Electric Corporation, Greater New York Development Co. Metropolitan Associates of New York; trustee Suffolk Savings Bank for Seamen and Others; trustee Boston & Worcester Electric Companies, Central Aguirre Sugar Companies, Staten Island Associates, Wood Harmon Real Estate Trustees; treasurer and director Workingmen's Loan Association; director and member Executive Committee of General Electric Co.; director Brooklyn Associates, Electric Bond & Share Co., Kingsboro Realty Co., Northern Texas Electric Co., Old Colony Trust Co., Ponce & Guyama Railroad, Railway & Light Securities Co., Tampa Electric Co., United Electric Securities Co., U.S. Smelting Refining and Mining Co. Republican; Episcopalian. Member of Corporation, and treasurer of Simmons Female College; trustee Milton Academy; director Boston Children's Aid Society: Recreation : Yachting. Clubs: Somerset, New York Yacht Club, New Riding Club, Country, St. Botolph, Tennis and Racquet, Exchange, Eastern Yacht, Harvard (Boston); Harvard, University (New York). Residence: 264 Beacon St. Office: 60 State St., Boston.
Palmer, A. Mitchell, congressman, was born May 4, 1872. He was elected to the sixty-first, sixty-second and sixty-third congresses as a Democrat; and resides in Stroudsburg, Pa.
Paquet, Eugene, M.D., physician, son of Francois Paquet. Born Oct. 23, 1867, at St. Agapit, County of Lotbinière, Canada. Educated at Seminary of Quebec and Laval University. Married, May 30, 1893, at Quebec. Elected to House of Commons at general election, 1904, 1908 and 1911. Address, St. Aubert, Quebec, Canada.
Park, Ambrose Berry, merchant, born Adrian, Mich., Nov. 12, 1852; son of Jonathan S. and Emily (Berry) Park; married, Adrian, Mich., Nov. 19, 1879, Emma M. Young; three children (one deceased). Engaged in dry goods business since Aug. 24, 1877. President A. B. Park Co.; vice-president Michigan Fence Co.; trustee Bixby Hospital; trustee Alma College. Served on Adrian School Board. Republican; Presbyterian. Director Young
Men's Christian Association; trustee First Presbyterian Church. 33 Church St. Office: 17 South Main St., Adrian.
Park, Orville Augustus, lawyer, bank official; born Greenville, Ga., March 11, 1872, son of John W. and Sarah C. (Bull) Park; graduated from Vanderbilt University, LL.B., and University of Georgia, L.B.; married, Macon, Ga., March 29, 1900, Elmyr Taylor; children: Frances, Orville A., Jr., Elmyr. Attorney and director American National Bank, Lamar, Taylor and Riley Drug Co., Atlanta; Lamar & Rankin Drug Co., Atlanta; Continental Trust Co.; member of firm Hardeman, Jones, Park & Johnston, attorneys. Democrat; member
member Methodist Episcopal Church South. Secretary Georgia Bar Association since 1898; member American Bar Association; counsel Georgia Bankers’ Association since 1909; professor of law, Mercer University Law School since 1906; director Macon Hospital; member Beta Theta Pi fraternity. Residence: 313 St. Paul Terrace. Office: American National Bank Bldg., Macon, Ga.
Parker, Alton Brooks, lawyer, of 111 Broadway, New York City, was born, Cortland, N.Y., May 14, 1852; son of John Brooks and Harriet F. (Stratton) Parker; educated Cortland Acad. and the State Normal School, Cortland; grad. Albany Law School, LL.B., 1872 (hon. chancellor and LL.D., Union Coll., 1901; LL.D., McGill Univ., Montreal, 1913); married, 1873, Mary Louise, daughter Moses I. Schoonmaker, a descendant of Joachim Schoonmaker, one of the early Dutch settlers in Ulster Co.; children: John (died in infancy), Bertha (wife of Rev. Charles Mercer Hall). Admitted to bar, 1872; became partner with W. S. Kenyon, Jr., and practiced at Kingston, N.Y.; now practicing law in N.Y. City. Elected 1877, re-elected 1883, surrogate of Ulster Co.; refused appointment as 1st asst. postmaster-gen., 1885; appointed by Gov. Hill, 1885, justice of Supreme Court of N.Y., to fill vacancy; elected to full term, without opposition, 1886; appointed to 2d Div., Court of Appeals, 1889; assigned to Gen. Term, 1st Dept. (N.Y. City), by Gov. Fowler, 1893 and to 1st Appellate Div. by Gov. Black, March, 1897; elected, 1897, chief judge Court of Appeals of N.Y.; resigned 1904. Democrat; managed successful campaign of David B. Hill for Governor, 1885, as chairman Dem. State Com. Nominated by Democracy July 9, 1904, for President of the U.S., and on the same day sent his famous “gold standard” telegram; defeated in election by Pres. Roosevelt. Delegate at large and New York member of the platform committee of the Democratic National Convention 1908; permanent chairman of the New York Democratic State Conventions for the years 1910 and 1912; temporary chairman Democratic National Convention, Baltimore, 1912. Pres. of Am. Bar Association, August, 1906; pres. N.Y. County Lawyers' Association, 1909, 1910, 1911; pres. N.Y. State Bar Association, January, 1913. Recreation: Farming. Clubs: Metropolitan, Century, Midday, Manhattan, National Democratic.
Parker, Clarence Fairleigh, vice-president Illinois Central Rd. and Central of Georgia Ry. Office, Chicago, Ill. Born Feb. 14, 1865, at Charleston, Ill. Educated at Washington University,
St. Louis, Mo. Entered railway service 1888, since which he has been consecutively to Jan. 1, 1896, in various positions in train service, car accountant, secretary to general manager and purchasing agent and asst. gen. man, and purchasing agent St. Louis, Alton & Terre Haute Rd.; Jan. 1, to April 1, 1896, general manager same road; April 1, 1896, to May 12, 1902, general agent Illinois Central Rd. at St. Louis, Mo.; May 12, 1902, to June 1, 1904, coal traffic manager same road; June 1, 1904, to Jan. 17, 1912, purchasing agent same road; Jan. 17, 1912, to date, vice-president same road; April 8, 1912, to date, also vice-president Central of Georgia Ry.
Parker, Edmund Southard, banker, of Washington, D.C.; born Mifflintown, Pa., 1839; son of Hon. Andrew Parker, M.C., and Ann Eliza (Doty) Parker; on both sides descended from early Pennsylvania settlers; educated at Tuscarora Academy. Began banking career as a boy in Mifflin County National Bank at Lewiston, Pa., and continued in various capacities until 1865, when he established in his native town of Mifflintown the banking house of Doty, Parker & Co., which later became Parker & Co., the first organized in Juniata County. In 1887 participated in the organization of the Columbia National Bank of Washington, D.C., of which he was for some time cashier and later president; was president of the National Metropolitan Bank of Washington, D.C., until January, 1909, when he resigned. He was elected president of the Union Savings Bank, Washington, D.C., June, 1912, Has contributed many papers on financial subjects to magazines and periodicals.
Parker, Edward F., physician, born in Charleston, S.C., Dec. 16, 1867; son of Francis LeJau and Elizabeth (Frost) Parker. He was educated in the South Carolina Military Academy, the University of Virginia, the Medical College of the State of South Carolina, and spent one year abroad in London in the study of a specialty, after five years general practice. Was clinical assistant at Royal Ophthalmic Hospital and Golden Square Throat Hospital in London. He is a specialist in diseases of the eye, ear, nose and throat, and is professor of diseases of the eye and ear in the Medical College of the State of South Carolina. Was dean of Med. Coll. for several years and is now president of the Med. Soc. of S.C. (county) and pres. of S.C. Med. Assn. (state). He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Laryngological and Otological Society, and the South Carolina Medical Assn. Residence: 128 Tradd St. Office: 70 Hasell St., Charleston, S.C.
Parker, James S., United States congressman from the twentyninth district of New York, was born June 3, 1867, in Great Barrington, Mass. He is a successful farmer; and has been a member of the State Legislature. IIe was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Salem, N.Y.
Parker, Jason Samuel, physician, of 12 Church St., White Plains, N.Y., was born, Lyons, Wayne Co., N.Y., April 18, 1879; son of Jason and Annie Elizabeth (Cole) Parker; ed. Lyons High Sch., Cornell Univ. Med. Sch., M.D.; m., at the Cathedral of St.
John the Divine, N.Y. City, Feb. 20, 1907, Carrie A. Barstow. Mem. house staff N.Y. Post-Graduate Hosp.; capt. Med. Corps, N.G.N.Y.; attending surgeon, White Plains City Hosp. Episcopalian. Mem. Westchester County Med. Soc., N.Y. State Med. Soc., Am. Med. Assn., N.Y. Post-Graduate Alumni; Cornell Alumni. Mem. Omega Upsilon Phi fraternity.
Parker, Junius, lawyer, of 111 5th Ave., New York City; born Smithfield, N.C., 1867; son of Edward S. and Ellen C. (Northam) Parker; educated in academies and law Univ. of N.C.; married, Knoxville, Tenn., April 5, 1899, Mary W. Locke. Admitted in N.C., practiced in Durham, N.C., about five years; came to N.Y., 1899, to become asst. gen. counsel of American Tobacco Co., and numerous companies in which it holds stock. In January, 1912, became general counsel of American Tobacco Co. Member: Assn. Bar City of N.Y., Aldine Assn., Southern Soc., Riding Club, Sleepy Hollow Country.
Parker, Orrel Ardrey, lawyer, of 151 W. 68th St., New York City, was born, Muskingum Co., O., Jan. 14, 1873; son John Ardrey and Lucy (Drumm) Parker; educated primary, grammar and high schools, Fostoria, O.; Princeton Prep. Sch.; graduated Princeton Univ., B.S. (with high honors), 1895; N.Y. Law Sch., LL.B., 1897; married, N.Y. City, May 22, 1907, May R. Gibson. Admitted to bar, 1897; engaged in practice in N.C. City since 1897. Pres. and treas. Newmastic Co. In Porto Rico on legal and other business, 1898, 1899 and 1900. Represented Associated Press, and wrote many articles for magazines, etc. Att'y for Isabella Gongales, whose case, carried to Supreme Court of U.S., determined Porto Rico citizenship. Delivered over 600 lectures on Porto Rico in N.Y. and vicinity in last 10 years, before clubs and societies, under auspices of Pond's Lyceum Bureau and N.Y. B’d of Ed’n; also lecture on automobiles and aviation. Presby'n. Mem. Hudson-Fulton Celebration Comm'n, Albion Lodge, F. and A.M., No. 26, Ohio Soc. of N.Y., Aeronautical Soc., Soc. Automobile Eng'rs. Recreation: Automobiling. Clubs: Automobile of America, Aero of America, Rotary (ex-pres.). Residence: 225 West End Ave.
Parker, Walter Edward, manufacturer, engineer and banker; born Princeton, Mass., Sept. 27, 1847; son of George and Emily Robbins (Collier) Parker; educated in public schools of Woonsocket, R.I.; received from Tufts College degree of M.A., 1902; married, Lawrence, Mass., Jan. 1, 1888, Mary Bradley Beetle. Began in employ of Social Manufacturing Co., Woonsocket, R.I.; superintendent of their Globe Mills, 1876; head of cotton department Pacific Mills, Lawrence, Mass., 1881; agent and resident manager since Jan. 1, 1887, of entire plant of the latter concern. President Essex Savings Bank, Lawrence Lumber Co.; and the Lawton Mills Corporation. Plainfield, Conn. Republican; Universalist. Member American Cotton Manufacturers' Association, National Association of Cotton Manufacturers; trustee and finance chairman Tufts College; trustee Lowell Textile School, Lawrence Public Library and The White Fund; chairman Advisory Board Lawrence General Hospital; president Lawrence