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N.Y. Hom. Med. Coll. and Flower Hospital, 1906; deg. A.B., A.M., B.D., M.D.; hon. freshman prize junior oratory, class orator; quarterback Princeton football team, three years; first prize gen. gymnastics, 1880; instructor gymnastics Princeton Univ., 188283; instructor mat., hist., elocution and gymn., Minn. Acad., Minn., 1896-97; pastor churches at St. Croix Falls, Wis.; Taylors Falls, Minn.; Minneapolis, Minn., and asst. pastor Central Presbyterian Church (Mizpah Chapel, 420 W. 57th St.), N.Y. City; post-grad. Princeton Univ. in chem. and physics; also Union Theo. Sem., N.Y. City; pres. class of Med. Coll., class hist. and bd. editors, “Chironian”; asst. lecturer derm. N.Y. Med. Coll. and Hosp. for Women; asst. lect. dermatology N.Y. Hom. College and Flower Hospital; vis. derm. Metropolitan Hosp., Blackwell's Island; also Laura Franklin Hosp. for Chil.; derm. charge Flower Hosp. Disp.; mem. N.Y.S. Hom. Soc.; Acad. Path. Science; Helmuth Surg. Club, Materia Med. Soc.; Phi Alpha Gamma Alumni Med. Soc.; authór:“A Case of Scrofuloderma” and “Thorium X in Skin Lesions in Chironian.” Hom. spec. dis. skin. Office: 855 7th Ave., N.Y. City; 10 to 11:30 a.m.; Sunday by appointment. Tel. Columbus 7974.
Witman, James K., superintendent of materials and supplies Philadelphia & Reading Ry. Office: Reading, Pa. Born July 2, 1871, at Reading, Pa. Educated in the public schools of Reading Entered railway service Nov. 15, 1889, with the Philadelphia & Reading Ry., since which he has been consecutively March 1, 1897, to Nov. 1, 1908, chief clerk general storekeeper's department; Nov. 1, 1908, to date, superintendent materials and supplies; entire service with the Philadelphia & Reading Ry.
Witwer, Charles S., lawyer, was born near Blue Ball, Lancaster County, Pa., March 17, 1874. He is the son of Henry and Dexteretta Amelia Beecher Weiler Witwer. On his paternal side he is a descendant of emigrants from the Palatinate on the river Rhine, who settled in Lancaster County, Pa., in the early part of the eighteenth century to avoid the religious persecutions in the mother country. On his maternal side he is a descendant of the same family as Henry Ward Beecher. He was educated in the public schools of Lancaster County, Pa.; under the private tutorship of his mother; Franklin and Marshall Academy and Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa. He married A. Martha Bullock of Jericho, Vt., June 30, 1910, at Philadelphia, Pa. He was hired on a farm at $8.00 per month at the age of 16. He taught public school at Martindale, Pa., at the age of 17. He was elected Registry Assessor at Lancaster, Pa., at the age of 22. He was admitted to the bar of the Supreme Court of the State of Nebraska Nov. 17, 1898, and practiced law at Omaha, Neb. He was the organizer and president of The Young Men's Republican Club of Colorado in 1904. He was vice-president for Colorado of The National League of Republican Clubs in 1907. He was an alternate delegate to the Republican State Convention, Denver, Colo., 1904. In 1907 he organized the well-known MotherLode Mining Co., gold and silver mines, at Cherry Creek, Nev. In 1914 he was mentioned as a candidate for Governor of Colo
rado by The Colorado Graphic and others. He is a public speaker and debater and has been engaged in the general practice of law and specializing in mining law at Denver, Colo., since 1903. He is a member of the Junior Order of United American Mechanics, Knights of Pythias, Independent Order of Oddfellows, and the Franklin and Marshall College Alumni Association. Residence: 226 West Twelfth Ave.; office: 341 Railway Exchange Bldg., Denver, Colo.
Wolcott, Josiah O., lawyer, of DuPont Bldg., Wilmington, Del., was born Oct. 31, 1877, in Dover, Del. He was educated in Dover, Del., public schools in 1893, and Wilmington Conference Academy, 1896; Ph.B. from Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., in 1901. He has been deputy attorney general of New Castle County, Delaware, from 1909 to 1913. He is now attorney general of Delaware, term beginning January, 1913, to January, 1917.
Wold, Theodore, banker; born, Decorah, Iowa, July 4, 1868; son of John S. and Elizabeth Wold; married, Decorah, Ia., Oct., 1893; two children. President Scandinavian-American National Bank, Minneapolis; vice-president First National Bank of Eyota, Minn.; First State Bank of Elgin, Minn. Independent in politics; Congregationalist. 32° Mason, Shriner, Elk, Woodman; member Sons of Norway. Recreations: Automobiling, fishing. Clubs: Minneapolis, Oden. Residence: 1779 Emmerson. Office: 52-54 4th St., So. Minneapolis.
Wolfe, John Bunyan, furniture manufacturer; born near Piney Flats, Tenn., Oct. 18, 1857; German descent; son of F. M. and Winifred (Shell) Wolfe; father, farmer; paternal grandparents John and Priscilla (Webb) Wolfe, maternal grandparents Andrew and Winifred (Boyd) Shell; received education in the district schools; married Nora E. Hughes October 28, 1886; began life as a farmer boy, working on farm until 18 years of age; later was cabinet maker, his first shop being an open shed, with old planes and saws for tools; he found ready sale for his goods and was soon able to build and equip a small shop; saved part of his income each year and added to his business, and has at present a factory equipped with modern machinery, doing a large business; is president Wolfe Bros. & Co., and interested in several business enterprises in his community; Mason, having filled every office in Blue Lodge; member M. E. Church, South.
Wood, Frederick H., lawyer of 165 Broadway, New York City, was born Jan. 2, 1877, in Lebanon, Me. He was educated at the University of Kansas and at the law school of that institution of learning. In 1905 he entered railway service as assistant attorney of the Kansas City Southern Railway; and in 1910-13 was general attorney and commerce counsel for that road. Since 1913
he has been general attorney and commerce counsel of the Southern Pacific Railway, with headquarters in New York City.
Wood, George, railroad official, capitalist; born, Philadelphia, Pa., July 1, 1842; son of Richard Davis and Juliana (Randolph) Wood; received preparatory education in Haverford College, 1855-60; married, Oct. 12, 1864, Mary Sharpless Hunn. Became
identified with firm of Wood & Garrett, cotton goods manufacturers, 1860, and partner of firm in 1863, managing plant at Millville, N.J., seven years; associated with father in building up of town of Vineland; instrumental in purchase of Pleasantville & Ocean City line, which later was merged with the West Jersey & Atlantic Railroad; member firm of R. D. Wood & Co., iron founders; director East Broad Top Railroad & Coal Co., Rockhill Iron & Steel Co., Arcade Real Estate Co., American Surety Co. of New York, president and director the Millville Manufacturing Co., Mays Landing Water Power Co.; vice-president and director of the Philadelphia Manufacturers' Mutual Fire Insurance Co.; director Philadelphia National Bank, Mutual Fire, Marine & Inland Insurance Co., Pennsylvania Railroad Co., West Jersey & Seashore Railroad Co., Pennsylvania Steel Co., Pennsylvania Co. of New Jersey. Member Academy of Natural Sciences; member Historical Society of Pennsylvania. Clubs: Union League, Art, Manufacturers'. Residence: 1313 Spruce St. Office: 626 Chestnut St., Philadelphia.
Wood, Horatio C., of 4107 Chester Ave., Philadelphia, Pa. Medicine. Born, Philadelphia, Jan. 13, 1841. M.D., Pennsylvania, 1862; LL.D., Lafayette; Yale; Univ. of Pa. Prof. bot., Pennsylvania, 1866-76, clin. prof. diseases of the nervous system, 1875-1902, prof. therapeut., 1876-1906, emer. prof., 1906-. ing physician, St. Agnes, Episcopal, Phila. and Univ. Hospitals, Phila., 1870-90; ed., “New Remedies,” 1870-73; “Phila. Med. Times,” 1873-80; “Therapeut. Gazette,” 1884-90; pres., U.S. Pharmacopæial Convention, 1890 and 1895; chief ed., "U.S. Dispensatory until 1907. Nat. Acad.; M.A.A.; Am. Physicians; Physiol. Soc.; fel. Am. Acad.; Phil. Col. Physicians (pres., 1902). Therapeutics; thermic fever or sunstroke; brain work and overwork; nervous diseases; fossil, cryptogamic and medical botany; entomology, experimental pharmacology; physiology; pathology; medical jurisprudence.
Wood, William Madison, capitalist; born at Edgartown, Mass., son of William Jason and Amelia Christine Madison Wood; educated at New Bedford public schools. President and director American Woolen Co., American Woolen Co. of New York, Ayer Mills, Lawrence, Mass., National & Providence Worsted Mills of Rhode Island, Washington Mills of Lawrence, Mass., Wood Worsted Mills of Lawrence, Mass.; director Merchants' National Bank. Vice-president National Association of Wool Manufacturers; president and director of the Kilburn Mills, New Bedford, Mass. Club: Home Market (vice-president). Residence: Andover, Mass., and 21 Fairfield St., Boston. Office: Shawmut Bank Bldg., Boston.
Woodbridge, Samuel Homer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass. Sanitary engineering. Was born, Perth Amboy, N.J., Dec. 26, 1848. A.B., Williams, 1873; Mass. Inst. Tech., 1879. Asst. physics, Mass. Inst. Tech., 1883-84; instr., 1884-95; lecturer heating and ventilation, 1884-90; asst. prof., 1895-1900; assoc. prof., 1900-. M.A.A.; Pub. Health Ass.; Health League; Am. Civic Ass.; Nat. Geog. Soc. Ventilation.
Woodland, Fred Buchanan, banker; born, Chicago, Ill., Aug. 31, 1872; son of George and Ophelia C. (Buchanan) Woodland; educated in Oakland (Chicago) public school, and high school, Chicago Manual Training School; married, Kankakee, Ill., Feb. 22, 1897, Lillian F. Petyt. Started in 1890 as messenger with Merchants' National Bank of Chicago, changed in 1892 to Prairie State Bank of Chicago, receiving position of note teller; advanced to assistant cashier, 1897, cashier 1900, vice-president in 1910, and now vice-president of Central Trust Co. of Ill. since the consolidation with the Prairie State Bank in 1912. Progressive. Recreation: Automobiling. Residence: 5634 South Park Ave. Office: 125 W. Monroe St, Chicago.
Woodman, Rev. Clarence Eugene, C.S.P., orator, lecturer, astronomer; born Nov. 1, 1852, at Saco, Me.; son of Col. Andrew J. and Abigail Ayer (Haley) Woodman; seventh in descent from Edward Woodman, emigrant from England in the ship James, 1635. Educated at Saco public schools; Monson Academy; Trinity College, Hartford, Conn. (B.A., 1873); Amherst College, Mass. (M.A., 1877); Manhattan College (Ph.D., 1884); Trinity College (Litt.D., 1913); St. Mary's College (Sc.D., 1913); studied at the Gen. Theological Seminary (P.E.), New York, for two years. Convert to the church July 4, 1875; entered the congregation of St. Paul and was ordained priest; assistant at observatory of Catholic University, 1892-94; assistant astronomer Smithsonian Eclipse Expedition, Wadesboro, N.C., May, 1900; lecturer, Catholic Univ. of America, 1891-92 and 1892-93; now lecturing professor Newman Hall, University of California. Editor of Trinity Tablet, 1872-73. Author of "The Bridal Wreath"; "Manual of Prayers”; “Poets and Poetry of Ireland”; “Perpetual Ecclesiastical Calendar" and other works. Has traveled in Central America and Isthmus of Panama, 1877-78, 1907-09; Spain, 1885-87-92; Morocco, 1892. Knighted by king of Spain, 1894, knight commander Royal Order of Isabella the Catholic. Member of the Loyal Legion, Phi Beta Kappa Society, Society of Colonial Wars, Sons of the Revolution, Society of War of 1812. Clubs: Psi Upsilon, Aztec. Address : 2630 Ridge Road, Berkeley, Cal.
Woodmansee, Charles Henry, lawyer, banker; born, Felicity, Ohio, Oct. 18, 1865; son of Lot and Jane (Manning) Woodmansee; educated at Felicity and Lebanon, Ohio; married, Felicity, Ohio, Oct. 7, 1891, Mary A. Hendrixson; children: Ralph, born 1894; Nelson, born 1899. Admitted to the bar of Ohio, Oct. 15, 1896; engaged in practice of law, Batavia, Ohio, since 1900; in banking since Sept., 1906. Cashier and director The Citizens' Bank, Felicity, Ohio; treasurer and director Felicity Home Telephone Co., Felicity, Ohio. Democrat; Methodist. Odd Fellow. Address: Felicity, Ohio.
Woodruff, Ernest Hall, lawyer, 39 and 40 Metropolitan Bldg., Olean, N.Y., was born, Chenango Forks, N.Y., Oct. 29, 1874; son of Jacob Davis and Emily C. (Hall) Woodruff; grad. Waverley High School, two years at Colgate Univ.; married, 1st, June, 1899, Grace E. Hall (died 1901); 2d, Jan. 13, 1903, Minnie D. Twomley ; children: Ernest H., Jr., born Oct. 23, 1900; Jacob T., born Feb.
25, 1909; Dorothy U., born Nov., 1911. Actively engaged in practice of law. Instrumental in closing up saloons in Little Valley, N.Y. Atty. for Olean Civic Federation. Sec. Olean Chamber of Commerce, 1910-13. Nominee of Prohibition Party for atty-gen., 1912. Club: Olean Tennis. Residence: 408 S. Union.
Woodruff, Roy Orchard, United States congressman from the tenth district of Michigan, was born March 14, 1876, in Eaton Rapids, Mich. He served in the Spanish-American War, and now practices law. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15, and resides in Bay City, Mich.
Woods, Charles Dayton, of Orono, Me. Chemistry. Born, Brooks, Me., Sept. 11, 1856. B.S., Wesleyan, 1880; hon. Sc.D., Maine, 1905. Asst. chem., Wesleyan, 1880-83; instr. sciences, Wilbraham Acad., 1883-88; chemist and v. director, Storrs Agr. Exp. Sta., 1888-96; prof. agr., Maine, 1896-1903; director, Maine Agr. Exp. Sta., 1896-. Expert in food investigations, U.S. Dept. Agr., 1894-1907. F.A.A.; Chem. Soc.; Soc. Prom. Agr. Sci. Agricultural and physiological chemistry.-Food of man; nutrition of animals and plants.
Woods, Frank P., congressman, was born Dec. 11, 1868, in Walworth County, Wis. He was elected to the sixty-first, sixtysecond and sixty-third congresses as a Republican, and resides in Estherville, Ia.
Woods, Samuel Davies, lawyer; born Mt. Pleasant, Tenn., Sept. 19, 1845; son of James and Eliza Ann (Williams) Woods. Moved to California, 1850. Educated at public and private schools, and by private instruction of his father. Judge advocate on staff of Gov. James H. Budd, with rank of major. Congressman for second congressional district, 1899-1902. Practiced alone in San Francisco, 1869-78. Engaged in mining, 1878-82. Practiced law in Inyo County, Cal., 1882-84. Atty. for Carson and Colorado R.R., 1884. Practicing counsel for Sierra Ry. Co. of California, fifteen years. Republican. Office: 654 Mills Bldg., San Francisco, Cal.
Woods, William Thompson, insurance official; born, New York, July 20, 1851; son of James and Mary E. (Jones) Woods; educated in New York public schools and boarding school in Pittsfield, Mass.; married, New York, April 27, 1898, Mary E. Hulick. Secretary Lloyds Plate Glass Insurance Co., 1882-1893; elected president 1893, which position still holds. Club: Lawyers. Residence: 801 West End Ave. Office: 63 William St., N.Y. City.
Woodward, Frank R., manufacturer, inventor and legislator, of Hill, N.H., was born Feb. 9, 1845, in Salisbury, N.H. He received his education in the district schools and at the Noyes Academy. In 1868 he moved to Manchester, and became superintendent of the Forsaith Latch Needle factory, which business he purchased in 1870, and two years later moved in to the town of Hill. The following year he sold out the needle business and engaged in the manufacture of glasscutters and other light hardware, for which a world-wide reputation has been established. He has done much to advance the prosperity of his city; gave them Pleasant Hill Cemetery, and built a system of water works.