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Tarbell, Ida Minerva, editor, author, of 132 E. 19th St., New York City, was born, Erie County, Pa., Nov. 5, 1857; d. Franklin S. and Esther Ann (McCullough) Tarbell, ed. Titusville (Pa.) High School and grad. Allegheny Coll., Meadville, Pa.; graduate study at the Sorbonne and College de France, Paris, 1891-1894. Associate editor The Chautauquan, 1883-1891; editor on staff and asso. editor McClure's Magazine, 1894-1906; asso. editor American Magazine since 1906. Author: Short Life of Napoleon Bonaparte, 1895; Life of Madame Roland, 1896; Early Life of Abraham Lincoln (in collaboration with J. McCan Davis), 1896; Life of Abraham Lincoln (2 volumes), 1900; History of the Standard Oil Company (2 volumes), 1904; He Knew Lincoln, 1907. Tariff in Our Times, 1910; Business of Being a Woman (1912). Writer of magazine articles on history and cur. rent subjects; also short stories. Mem. Am. Economic Ass'n, Am. Hist. Ass'n, English Soc. of Women Journalists. Clubs : National Arts, Colony, Cosmopolitan.

Tavenner, Clyde H., United States congressman from the fourteenth district of Illinois, was born Feb. 4. 1882, in Cordova, nl. He is a successful journalist and editorial writer. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Cordova, Ill.

Tawse, Robert William, superintendent Motive Power Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Ry. Office, Jackson, O. Born, Oct. 2, 1865, at Peterhead, Scotland. Educated in the public schools of Jackson, Mich. Entered railway service Dec. 9, 1879, since which he has been consecutively to Nov. 20, 1883, boilermaker apprentice Michigan Central Rd. at Jackson, Mich. ; Nov. 20, 1883, to July 12, 1890, assistant boiler shop foreman Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.; July 12, 1890, to Nov. 1, 1893, shop foreman Ann Arbor Rd. at Owosso, Mich.; Nov. 1, 1893, to Jan. 1, 1895, general foreman; Jan. 1, 1895, to Oct. 1, 1907, master mechanic same road; Oct. 1, 1907, to May 1, 1910, superintendent motive power Ann Arbor Rd. and Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Ry. (the Ann Arbor Rd. and Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Ry. were consolidated at that time); May 1, 1910, to date, superintendent motive power Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Ry. (the two roads at this time being separated).

Taylor, Benjamin Irving, United States congressman from the twenty-fifth district of New York, was born Dec. 21, 1877, in New York City. He is a lawyer. Ile was elected to the sixtythird congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Harri

son, N.Y.

Taylor, Edward Thomas, congressman, was born June 9, 1858, in Metamora, Ill. Since 1887 he has practiced law in Glenwood Springs, Colo., and in 1896-1908 was a member of the state senate. He was elected to the sixty-first, sixty-second and sixty-third congresses as a democrat.

Taylor, Fielding Lewis, physician and surgeon; born in Martinsville, Va., May 24, 1868; son of Archibald and Martha (Fauntleroy) Taylor. He attended McGuire's School, Richmond, Va., 1879-1885; was graduated from University of Virginia, M.A.,

1889, and M.D., 1891. He was a member of the house staff of the City Hospital, New York City, 1891-1893; the house staff of the House of Relief, Hudson Street Hospital, New York, 1893-1895; chief of the surgical clinic of the Out-Patient Department of the Hudson Street Hospital, 1896-1905. He is author of several papers on medical subjects, especially on the prevention of lockjaw by prophylactic injections of tetanus antitoxin, on the percentage modification of milk in infant feeding, and on intubation of the larynx in diphtheria. He is a member of the American Medical Association, Medical Society of the State of New York, New York County Medical Society, New York Academy of Medicine, Society of the Alumni of New York Hospital, Society of the Alumni of the City Hospital (president, 1907); West End Medical Society, New York Externe Club, New York Southern Society, the Virginians in New York, Virginia Historical Society, Eli Banana (University of Virginia), and Phi Delta Theta fraternity, and is also a member of the University Club of New York City. Address: 112 E. 60th Street, New York City.

Taylor, Frank J., lawyer, banker; born Ashton, Ill., Feb. 12, 1866; son of John P. and Susan (Bridge) Taylor; educated in high school, St. Paul, Neb.; graduated from University of Michigan, Law Department, LL.B.; married, St. Paul, Neb., June 27, 1895, Byrdie E. West; two children: Harold and Burdette; engaged in practice of law; owns choice farm lands which are under cultivation; president and director Citizens' National Bank, St. Paul, Neb. First State Bank Danneborg, Neb., First State Bank, Farwell, Neb., Cushing State Bank, Cushing, Neb. Has been elected county attorney, Howard County, Neb., six times; had no opposition in last election. Democrat. Candidate for congress Sixth Congressional District of Neb., election 1914, on Democratic and Peoples' Independent Parties. Presbyterian. Member Modern Woodmen of America, American Order of United Workmen, Royal Highlanders. Address: St. Paul.

Taylor, George Washington, congressman, was born Jan. 10, 1849, in Montgomery County, Ala. He enlisted as a private in company D, first regiment South Carolina cavalry, and served as a courier till the end of the war. He was elected to the lower house of the general assembly of Alabama in 1878; and served one term as a member from Choctaw County; and in 1880 he was elected state solicitor for the first judicial circuit of Alabama. He was a member of the fifty-fifth, fifty-sixth, fifty-seventh, fiftyeighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth and sixty-second congresses as a democrat. He was re-elected to the sixty-third congress from the first district of Alabama for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Demopolis, Ala.

Taylor, Howard Richards, banker, broker; born Wilmington, Del., Feb. 6, 1881; son of James A. and Mary Louise (Richards) Taylor; educated in public schools and City College of Baltimore, Md.; married, Baltimore County, Md., March 28, 1910, Hannah Fox Steuart. Started with banking house of Owen Daly & Co., was afterwards a member of banking firm of Stickney, Taylor & Co., and in Dec., 1908, founded present firm of Howard R. Tay

lor & Co., in which James H. Morris, of Morris Brothers, bankers of New York, Philadelphia, and Portland, Ore., was taken in as special partner, July, 1909. Mr. Taylor bought out the interest of Mr. James H. Morris on Jan. 20, 1914, Mr. Douglas G. Carroll now being manager-treasurer Big Vein Coal Co. of W.Va., and member Baltimore Stock Exchange. Independent in politics; Episcopalian. Clubs: University, Country, Maryland, Bachelors, Cotillion, Merchants. Residence: "Ancho Vista," Ruxton, Md. Office: 32 South St., Baltimore.

Taylor, John H., senator from the second district of Iowa, composed of Jefferson and Van Buren Counties, was born in Kingward, West Va., July 15, 1870, of German ancestry. Lived in West Virginia until twenty-two years of age. Graduated from West Virginia Normal School in 1890 and from the University of West Virginia in 1891. Choosing the ministry as his life work, he came to Iowa, March 9, 1892. Held the Methodist pastorates at different times in Mahaska, Jefferson, Louisa and Van Buren Counties, before settling down in Farmington to become an editor. Married Miss Elsie M. Longakar, and to them have been born four children. Is a member of the Masonic order. Also a member of the Odd Fellows. Elected senator in 1912. A republican in politics. He was never an office holder until his election to the state senate, and won out after a hard fight against great odds. In all things he stands for all that will bring the highest development to the people of his state.

Taylor, Joseph S., district superintendent of schools, of 2275 Loring Place, University Heights, N.Y., was born in 1856 in Bucks County, Pa. He attended the district school until he was fourteen and then entered the State Normal School. At the end of the third term he taught school in Luzerne County, Pa. He subsequently returned to school and graduated with the highest honors. He then attended the New York University School of Pedagogy and graduated with the degree of Ph.D. After graduation he taught school in Pennsylvania and engaged in business pursuits in New York City. In 1885 he took the New York examination for teacher and began teaching in the public schools. In 1898 he was made principal, and in 1902 he was chosen district superintendent. He is the author of “Art Class Management and Discipline,” “Composition in the Elementary Schools and other works.

Taylor, Samuel Mitchell, United States congressman from the sixth district of Arkansas, was born May 25, 1852, in Ittawamba County, Miss. He is a successful lawyer; and has been a member of the Arkansas state legislature. He was elected to the sixty-second congress to fill a vacancy; was re-elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Pine Bluff, Ark.

Taylor, Walter Herron, banker, merchant; born Norfolk, Va., June 13, 1838; son of Walter H. and Cornelia W. (Cowdery) Taylor; educated in Norfolk Academy and Virginia Military Institute; married, Richmond, Va., April 3, 1865, Elizabeth Selden Saunders; eight children. Was officer in bank, 1855-1861; mer

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chant since 1865. President Marine Bank of Norfolk, Va., since 1877, Tidewater Perpetual Building and Loan Association, Lowenberg Knitting Co., Lamberts Point Co.; director Norfolk & Western Railway Co.; commissioner of Sinking Fund of Norfolk, and French consul. On staff of Gen. Robert E. Lee, of Confederate States Army, adjutant-general of Army of Northern Va.; served four years in Virginia State Senate, 1869-1873. Anti-Republican; Episcopalian. Trustee Mary F. Ballentine Home, Mary Ludlow Home; director United Charities of Norfolk. Mason, member Royal Arcanum. Clubs: Virginia, Country (Norfolk), Business Men's Association. Residence: 300 York Street. Office: The Marine Bank, Norfolk.

Taylor, Willard U., lawyer of New York York City; born Lyons, N.Y., July 19, 1868; son of William Taylor and Mary Morgan (Underhill) Taylor; educated Cornell University; Ph.B., 1891; New York Law School, LL.B., 1893. Member law firm of MacFarland, Taylor & Costello; specialty in admiralty and commercial law. Treasurer Minimax Company; president and director Apex Equipment Co., Undercliff Terminal and Warehouse Co., Atlantic Timberland Corporation; secretary and director Mercantile Corporation. Member Association Bar, City of New York, Maritime Exchange, New York Historical Society; vice-commodore Atlantic Yacht Club. Clubs: New York Yacht, National Democratic, New York Athletic, Cornell University, Down Town Association, Atlantic Yacht.

Teed, Herman DeLoss, Superintendent Telegraph, St. Louis & San Francisco Rd. Office, Springfield, Mo. Born April 16, 1873, at Somers, N.Y. Graduated from Somers Academy, 1888. Entered railway service Oct. 1, 1888, with the New York & New England Ry. at Worcester, Mass., since which he has been consecutively Feb. 1 to June 10, 1889, operator and dispatcher Housatonic Ry.; July, 1889 to July, 1892, operator Northern Pacific Ry.; July, 1892 to April, 1893, operator and dispatcher Great Northern Ry. ; April, 1893 to Oct., 1899, operator and wire chief Northern Pacific Ry.; Oct., 1899 to April, 1902, assistant chief operator and wire chief Western Union Telegraph Co. at Helena, Mont.; April to Aug., 1902, manager and wire chief Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.; Aug., 1902 to Nov., 1906, assistant superintendent telegraph Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Ry.; Nov., 1906, to date, superintendent telegraph St. Louis & San Francisco Rd.

Teele, Arthur W., public accountant, 30 Broad street, New York City; residence, 117 West 58th street. Born in Medford, Mass. Educated in Watertown, Mass. (Married.) Member of the firm of Patterson, Teele & Dennis. Member New York Athletic and Lawyers', Lambs, N.Y. Yacht, Yarchmont Yacht, Atlantic Yacht, Columbia Yacht, Automobile Club of America Clubs and New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Teller, John D., lawyer, capitalist; born in Sandy Hill, N. Y., May 11, 1845; son of Benjamin F. and Elizabeth (DuBois) Teller graduated from Williams College, A.B., 1867. Engaged in practice of law in Auburn since Dec. 1872, admitted to bar in September, 1870. Member law firm of Teller & Hotchkiss, 1890-1891;

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Teller & Hunt since 1891. Trustee National Exchange Bank of Auburn, Cayuga County National Bank of Auburn. Recorder of Auburn, 1877-1880; surrogate of Cayuga County, 1884-1890; nominated for justice of Supreme Court, 1887, associate judge of Court of Appeals, 1895, and State senator, 1897, but not elected. Democrat; Presbyterian. Vice-president and trustee Auburn Theological Seminary, 1898-1905; president Auburn City Hospital. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Recreations: Driving, golf (president Central N.Y. Golf League 1887-1910). Clubs: Auburn City, Owasco County, Reform, Graduates. Williams College of N.Y. Residence: 204 Genesee St. Office: 43 Genesee St., Auburn.

Temple, Edward B., assistant chief engineer Pennsylvania Rd. Office Philadelphia, Pa. Born Aug. 28, 1871, at Concordville, Delaware County, Pa. Graduated from Swarthmore College, June, 1891. Entered railway service 1891 as rodman Pennsylvania Rd., since which he has been consecutively to March, 1897, on construction work same road; March, 1897 to April, 1900, in drafting department April, 1900 to Jan. 1, 1905, assistant engineer in charge of drafting department same road; Jan. 1, 1905, to March 1, 1906, assistant to chief engineer same road; March 1, 1906, to date, assistant chief engineer same road.

Temple, Henry Willson, United States congressman from the twenty-fourth district of Pennsylvania, was born March 31, 1864, in Belle Center, Ohio. He has been professor of history and political science in Washington and Jefferson College. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Washington, Pa.

Tench, Frederick, contractor, was born, Grimsby, Ont., Can.; son of William Eastwood Carruthers and Ellen (Murray) Tench; educated public and grammar schools, Niagara Falls, Ont.; mar. ried, Germantown, Philadelphia, Oct. 30, 1899, Emma Harriet Roberts; children: John Roberts, born 1900, Sarah Ellen, born 1905, Frederica, born 1908. Has been engaged in bridge bldg. on Mississippi, Missouri and Snake Rivers, and in Louisiana and N.Y. City; built N.Y. end of Williamsburg Bridge, a large part of the N.Y. Subway, Ship Canal Bridge, etc. V.-pres. Terry & Tench Co., Inc. Episcopalian. Mem. Canadian Soc. Clubs: Transportation, Faculty, Church, Engineers. Residence: 20 Greenridge Ave., White Plains. Address: Grand Central Terminal, N.Y. City.

Tener, John Kinley, governor of the state of Pennsylvania, was born July 25, 1863, in County Tyrone, Ireland; came to the United States in 1872; received his education in the public and high schools in the city of Pittsburgh; was employed, after leaving school, by manufacturing firms and corporations in and about Pittsburgh; played professional baseball, 1885 to 1890. He is governor for the term ending in 1915.

Ten Eyck, Peter Gansevoort, Congressman; born Bethlehem, N.Y., Nov. 7, 1873; son Abraham Cuyler and Margaret Matilda (Haswell) T.; Ed. Albany Academy, Rensselaer Poly. Inst., Troy, N.Y., 1892-96; married Bertha F. Dederick, of Albany, April 15,

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