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City Missions. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Boston Society of Civil Engineers, Royal Society of Arts (London, England), Society of Arts (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Club: Textile (one of founders and ex-president). Address : 217 Haverhill St., Lawrence.
Parkhurst, Thomas Shrewsbury, artist and writer of Meredith Bldg., Toledo, O., was born Aug. 1, 1853, in Manchester, England. He is chairman of the Publicity Committee, Toledo Museum of Arts (journalistic criticism for all exhibitions). Member of the South Washington Artists' and the Toledo Tile Club.
Parkhurst, Walter S., general freight and passenger agent and secretary Central Indiana Ry. Office, Anderson, Ind. Born Jan. 15, 1858. Educated in the public schools at Coldwater, Mich. Entered railway service 1875 as freight clerk Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Ry. at Coldwater, since which he has been consecutively freight clerk same road at Kendallville, Ind.; agent and operator Cincinnati, Wabash & Michigan Ry. at Jonesboro, Warsaw and Marion, Ind.; chief clerk freight and ticket accounts and traveling auditor same road; chief clerk to general freight agent same road; general freight agent Midland Ry. (Ind.), general freight and passenger agent and auditor Chicago & Southeastern Ry., successor to the Midland Ry., and is now general freight and passenger agent and secretary Central Indiana Ry., successor to the Chicago & Southeastern Ry.
Parks, Hamilton, lawyer, born Dyer County, Tenn., Dec. 30, 1845; son of Rev. Hamilton and Rebecca (Stewart) Parks; ScotchIrish-English descent; graduated from Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn., A.B., 1868; A.M., 1876; LL.B., 1877; married, first, Nov. 14, 1869; second, Oct. 7, 1878; member of Knights Templar, Masons; trustee of Cumberland Lodge No. 8, F. & A.M.; military service, private Co. G, 20th Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry C.S.A., Democrat; in Tennessee Legislature 1887; chairman of Judiciary Committee, voted and worked for prohibition and temperance legislation; served in Bell's Brigade under Gen. Forrest; badly wounded July 14, 1864, in battle of Harrisburg, Miss., having had bone of right leg broken for seven inches; was elder in Cumberland Presbyterian Church; present church affiliation, Presbyterian and an elder in same; both great grandfathers were officers in Revolutionary War.
Parmele, Henry Marvin, banker of Holcomb, N.Y., was born Jan. 26, 1864, in West Bloomfield, N.Y. He was cashier and a member of the firm of Hamlin and Co., bankers. He is president of the Hamlin National Bank.
Parmentier, Fernand, architect; born Paris, France, May 28, 1865; son of Ferdinand Alexis and Caroline Sophie (Engel) Parmentier. Educated: College at Buebwiller, Alsace; studied architecture at Chicago. Architect for: Office Bldg., Chicago City Ry., Cooper Block, McKee Block, Sheridan Club House, Hyde Park Club House (Chicago). Moved to Santa Barbara, Cal., 1893; Los Angeles, 1894. Designed: First Church of Christ, Scientist, French Hospital, Mascarel Bldg., Cambria Union Apartments, Murray Apartments, Comstock Apartments, Ingerson
Apartments, etc. (Los Angeles). Member Am. Inst. of Architects, Sou. Cal. Chapter, Am. Inst. of Architects (sec., since Oct., 1904); Engrs. and Architects Assn. of Sou. Cal. Residence: 918 W. 6th. Office: 538 Byrne Bldg., Los Angeles, Cal.
Parry, Ivan Arthur, physician and surgeon; born, Mankato, Minn., 1876; son of Evan and Anna (Hughes) Parry. B.S., Univ. of Minn., 1897; M.D., Univ. of Ill., College of Phys. and Surg., 1901. City health officer of Seattle, 1907-08. Member King Co. Med. Soc., Wash. State Med. Soc., Am. Med. Assn. Clubs: University (Seattle); Seattle Golf and Country, Union (Tacoma). Residence: University Club. Office: Empire Bldg., Seattle, Wash.
Parry, John Elliott, banker, born in Fort Edward, N.Y., Feb. 8, 1858; son of John and Hannah G. (Stiles) Parry; educated in public schools and one year in Union College; married, Sandy Hill, N.Y., April 28, 1886, Nathalie B. Groesbeck; children: John Elliott, Jr., Nathaniel Groesbeck, Edward Howland. Cashier National Bank of Glens Falls; secretary Glens Falls Portland Cement Co.; director Glens Falls Saving and Loan Association. Republican, Episcopalian. Treasurer Board of Trustees Young Men's Christian Association; warden Church of Messiah. Recreations: Camping, Fishing, Boating. Club: Glens Falls. Residence: 88 Warren St. Office: 98 Glen St., Glens Falls.
Parsons, Herbert, lawyer of 52 William St., New York City, was born, N.Y. City, Oct. 28, 1869; son of John E. and Mary D. (McIlvaine) Parsons; educated Everson School, N.Y. City, St. Paul's School, Concord, N.H., Yale, A.B., 1890; Univ. of Berlin, Germany, Harvard Law School, Metropolis Law School; married, Newport, R.I., Sept. 1, 1900, Elsie W. Clews; children: Elsie, born 1901; John E., 2d, born 1903; Herbert, Jr., born 1909; McIlvaine, born Aug. 31, 1911. Admitted to bar 1894; mem. law firm Parsons, Shepard & Ogden, 1895; Parsons, Closson & McIlvaine, 1902. Traveled in Europe, 1880-81, 1890-91, 1902; visited the Philippines, China and Japan, 1905. Republican. Alderman,, N.Y. City, 1899-1901; elected to 59th Congress, 1904, to 60th Congress, 1906, and to 61st Congress, 1908, from 13th N.Y. Dist.; elected Republican leader 25th Assembly Dist. 1903; re-elected 1904-05; elected pres. Republican Co. Com. of N.Y. County, 1905, re-elected, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909. Private and corporal 7th Regt. N.G.N.Y.; judge advocate 1st Brigade 1898-99. Presbyterian. Pres. Greenwich House Settlement. Mem. Assn. Bar City of N.Y., Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hosp. Clubs: University, Union League, Republican, Metropolitan, Čity (N.Y.), Metropolitan (Washington, D.C.), Lenox.
Parsons, John E., lawyer, of 52 William St., New York City, was born N.Y. City, Oct. 24, 1829; grad. Univ. City of N.Y., 1848; married, first, Mary Dumesnil McIlvaine, daughter Bowes Reed McIlvaine ; second, Florence Van Cortlandt Bishop, daughter Benjamin . Field. Admitted to bar, 1852. An original member and former president Ass ’n Bar City of N.Y.; its counsel in proceedings against Judges Barnard, Cardozo and McCunn, and for mg’rs of the impeachment of Judge Barnard. Has been
or now is president City (Reform) Club; vice-president N.Y. Law Inst.; president Cooper Union for Advancement Science and Art; president Alumni Ass'n Univ. of N.Y., and member of its council; president Board Trustees Brick Presby 'n Church; member Board Home Missions Presby'n Church; member com. to revise creed of that church, of com. to prepare forms of service for it, and of its com. to consider subject of divorce and remarriage; mem. Internat. Conf. on that subject. President Woman's Hosp. in the State of N.Y.; one of founders and president Gen. Memorial Hosp. for Treatment of Cancer and Allied Diseases; president Taxpayers' Ass'n, Lenox Mass., where has country estate, "Stoneover"'; president Taxpayers' Ass'n, Rye, N.Y., where has an old family place, “Lounsberry”; president Lenox (Mass.) Library. Gave parish house to P.E. Church at Lenox (of which is vestryman); built memorial stone church at New Lenox; stone memorial public school at Harrison, N.Y., and maintains St. Helen's Home, near Lenox, Mass., for fresh air children; put a memorial window in parish church at Cubbington, Warwickshire, England, where and in adjoining parish of Stoneleigh his family lived for many generations. With brother and cousin purchased and gave as a village hall to Rye the old Square House, which was an inn and visited by Washington in Revolutionary period. Clubs: Century, University, Riding, Metropolitan, City, Players, Turf and Field, Down Town (N.Y. City), Am. Yacht, Apawamis Golf (Rye), Lenox (gov.), Golf, Boat (Lenox, Mass.).
Parsons, William H., paper merchant, of 174 Fulton St., New York City, was born N.Y. City, Jan. 31, 1859; son William H. and Laura C. Parsons; grad. Yale Univ., 1882; married, June 26, 1884, Laura Wolcott Collins; children: William H., Jr.; John P., Oliver W., Laura C., Mary M. Clubs: University, Yale, Graduates, Nassau, Country, N.Y. Yacht.
Patch, Alexander M., president Cornwall Rd. Office Lebanon, Pa. Born Sept. 16, 1854, in Washington County, Pa. Educated at the United States Military Academy, class of 1877. Entered railway service 1897, since which he has been consecutively to 1899, treasurer Cornwall Rd.; 1899 to April, 1904, superintendent and treasurer; April, 1904, to date, president same road.
Patten, Thomas Gedney, congressman, was born Sept. 12, 1861, in New York City. He is president of the New York and Long Branch Steamboat Company. He was elected to the sixty-second and sixty-third congresses as a democrat; and resides in New York City.
Patterson, Floyd E., corporation official of 30 Church St., New York City; born, Yorktown, Ill., March 13, 1859; son of Orrin M. and Lucy M. (Chubbuck) Patterson ; educated at Sterling (Ill.) High School (diploma honors only), Coll. Curriculum ; unmarried. Inventor, designer, sup't mg'r, corp 'n officer. Treas. and sec. Am. Steel Foundries; treas., sec. and director E. St. Louis Granite City Terminal R.R. Co., Am. Steel Bolster Co. Republican. Recreations: Books, music and motoring Clubs :
Manhattan, Colonial (N.Y. City); Kenwood (Chicago). Address: McCormick Building, Chicago, Ill.
Patterson, George Washington, of 2101 Hill St., Ann Arbor, Mich. Electrical engineering, Physics., was born Corning, N.Y., Feb. 1, 1864. A.B., Yale, 1884, A.M., 1891; B.S., Mass. Inst. Tech., 1887; Harvard Law Sch., 1888-89; Ph.D., Munich, 1899. Asst. math., Mass. Inst. Tech., 1887-88; instr. physics, Michigan, 1889-92, asst. prof., 1892-98, junior prof., 1898-1901, elec. eng., 1901-05, prof., 1905- F.A.A.; F. Elec. Eng.; Physical Soc.; Electrochem. Soc. Standard of electrical current.
Patterson, Martin Allen, assistant general freight agent Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Ry. Office Chicago, Ill. Born Nov. 8, 1858, at Mackinaw, Ill. Educated in the public schools. Entered railway service Jan. 1, 1879, as freight clerk Illinois Midland Rd., since which he has been consecutively to Nov., 1884, freight clerk Toledo, Peoria & Western Ry., Wabash, St. Louis & Pacific Rd., Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Rd. and Rock Island & Peoria Ry. at Peoria, Ill. ; Nov., 1884, to June, 1898, chief clerk to general freight and passenger agent Rock Island & Peoria Ry, at Rock Island, Ill. ; July 1, 1898, to June 1, 1902, general freight and passenger agent same road; Jan. 1, 1902, to June 1, 1902, also treasurer same road; June 1, 1902 (when the Rock Island & Peoria Ry. was absorbed by the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Ry.), to July, 1903, assistant general freight agent latter road at Rock Island, Ill., and Davenport, Ia.; July, 1903, to Nov., 1904, assistant general freight agent same road at Kansas City, Mo., Nov., 1904, to date, assistant general freight agent same road at Chicago.
Patterson, William Morehouse, lawyer of New York City; born Nyack, N.Y., June 20, 1872; son George W. and Fannie (Barclay) Patterson ; graduated Grammar School No. 12, Brooklyn; studied law with former Supreme Court Justice Jasper W. Gilbert; graduated New York University Law School (Metropolis Branch), 1893; LL.B. from Regents of State New York and also New York University, 1893; married, Brooklyn, N.Y., Oct. 17, 1899, Mary Josephine, descendant, William and Caroline G. Hóckett; children: Caroline Frances, born May 9, 1902, Mary Barclay, born June 2, 1906; admitted to bar Sept., 1893; member law firm, Wilder, Ewen & Patterson, Democrat. Member New York State Bar Association, Brooklyn Bar Association, Commonwealth Lodge No. 409, F.&A.M., Orient Chapter No. 138, Royal Arch Masons, Aurora Grata Council, Scottish Rites, Clinton Commandery, Kismet Temple, Grace Methodist Church, Brooklyn; interested in church work with young men; honorable president Corinthian Club of Young Men of Grace Church; member Prospect Heights Protective Association, Brooklyn; ex-treasurer and now secretary of Law Alumni of New York University.
Patton, Charles E., congressman, was born July 5, 1859, in Curwensville, Clearfield, Pa. He was president of the Curwensville Light and Power Company, interested in lumber and contracting business, besides owning several fine farms, in which he takes an unusual interest, and his agricultural experiments have
been of great benefit to the community; he has held nearly every elective office in his own town; in the nomination for congress he defeated Hon. Lewis Emery, Jr., of Bradford, Pa., who four years ago was .candidate for governor on the independent and democratic ticket and was defeated by Gov. Stuart; he carried the district by 1,355 over Emery; was elected to the sixty-second and sixty-third congresses.
Patton, Francis Landey, educator, clergyman, college president, theologian and author of Warwick, Bermuda, was born Jan. 22, 1843, in Bermuda. In 1885-1902 he was president of Princeton University; and in 1902-13 was president of Princeton Theological Seminary and Stuart professor of ethics in Princeton University.
Paulding, Charles C., lawyer; born New York City, Dec. 10, 1868; son William H. and Anne (Depew) Paulding; grad. Yale Univ., A.B., 1889 (honors in English literature); unmarried.. Solicitor N.Y. Central & Hudson R.R.R. Co. Republican. Mem. N.Y. Bar Ass 'n; N.Y. State Bar Ass'n; Westchester County Bar Ass'n. Clubs : Transportation, University, Yale, Ardsley, Republican, Union League, Metropolitan (Washington, D.C.) Address: Ardsley-on-Hudson, N.Y.
Paxon, Frederic John, merchant and banker; born Philadelphia, July 22, 1865; son of Philip Henry and Eliza Hinton (Hatt) Paxon; educated in the public schools of Philadelphia and Camden, N.J. Was for many years a director and president of the Carnegie Library; one of the organizers and finally president of Atlanta Lecture Association. Vice-president and director Union Savings Bank; director Lowry National Bank; Trust Company of Georgia; Georgia Railway & Power Company; Southern Mortgage Company; Atlanta Loan and Savings Bank; Fidelity Corporation of America with headquarters at Norfolk, Va.; Cole Book Company; Secretary and Treasurer of the Davison-PaxonStokes Company; vice-president and director of the Maier & Berkele Company. Trustee Atlanta Baptist College, Atlanta College of Medicine, and Rabun Gap School. Is a thirty-second degree Scottish Rite Mason, a Knight Templar, a Shriner, and an Elk. Mr. Paxon is also a member of the University, Capital City, Piedmont Driving, Mechanical and Manufacturers, Atlanta Athletic, “THE TEN,” and the “Gate City Guards." 'Member of the Pennsylvania Society of New York. Baptist; Democrat. Was until 1910 member from State-at-large on Democratic State Executive Committee. Ex-president Atlanta Chamber of Commerce; chairman of the original Committee of 25 appointed upon Bond Commission; chairman Bureau of Municipal Research. Member of Fulton County Democratic Executive Committee. Is now Chief of Staff with the rank of colonel under Governor John M. Slaton; held same position under Governor Joseph M. Brown and made speech seconding his nomination; and was lieutenant-colonel under Governor Joseph M. Terrell for six years.
Paxon, James E., lawyer, of Akron, N.Y., was born Akron, N.Y., Dec. 31, 1857; son William L. and Samantha L. Jackson) Paxon; grad. Clarence Classical Union Sch., 1876; married, Clar