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East Prairie District School twenty-one years. Member Modern Woodmen of America. Residence: Marvin, Mo. Office: Barnett.
Bradstreet, George Flint, capitalist; born Bradford, Mass., April 3, 1854; son of Justin Edward and Almira (Ellis) Bradstreet; educated in the common and high schools and took one year course in evening business school; married, Bradford, Mass., Dec. 23, 1874, Julia Gertrude Kimball. Began business life at the age of 14 in packing house with father; went to New York, 1885, as manager of branch houses of G. H. Hammond & Co.; organized the Wheeler-Bradstreet Co.; removed to Boston, 1895, and became general eastern superintendent Armour & Co.; on account of ill-health was obliged to resign, 1898; organized the George F. Bradstreet Co., stocks and bonds, 1899, of which he is now president; also president, general manager and director New Era Machinery Co.; treasurer, secretary and director New England Gold and Copper Mining Co.; director in several other companies. Republican; Congregationalist. Mason, Knight Templar, Shriner; Supreme Governor United Order of Pilgrim Fathers; Grand Patron Order of the Eastern Star of Massachusetts. Clubs: Congregational, Metaphysical, Art Collectors. Residence: Fellsway, East Maiden, Mass. Ofiice: Equitable Building, 67 Milk St., Boston.
Brady, James H., senator, ex-governor, State of Idaho. Born in Indiana County, Pennsylvania; son of John and Catherine (Lee) Brady. Graduated from Olathe (Kansas), high school; studied at the State Normal School, Leavenworth, Kan. Moved to Idaho in 1895. President Western Development Association, Idaho Children ’s Home Finding and Aid Society, James H. Brady Investment Company, and Trans-Mississippi Commercial Congress. Honorary vice-president Panama-Pacific Exposition. Chairman Advisory Board National Council Woman Voters. Honorary member Grand Army Republic, Department of Idaho. Honorary member Kansas Historical Society. Chairman Republican State Central Committee, 1904 to 1908. Governor of Idaho, 1909 to 1911. Senator, to fill the unexpired term of late Senator Heyburn, 1913 to 1915. Republican; Congregationalist. Clubs: Pocatello Commercial, Boise Commercial, Salt Lake City (Utah) ; Commercial and Rocky Mountain Club of New York. Organized Governor’s Special of North and Northwestern States. Residence: Pocatello. Ofiice: Pocatello, and Washington, D. C., Senate Ofiice Building.
Brainard, John Morgan, lawyer; born Auburn, N.Y., Dec. 21, 1863; son John and Mary A. (Judson) Brainard; attended Auburn High Sch., Trinity Coll., Hartford, Conn., A.B., 1884; A.M., 1886; married, Auburn, N.Y., June 25, 1890, Jennie L. Barrett. Admitted to bar, Oct., 1886; served as referee in bankruptcy to May, 1910; pres. Auburn Trust Co., 1906-1913. Mem. firm Brainard, Taber & Noble, lawyers; dir. Ohio Tool Co. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. Alpha Delta Phi Fraternity, Phi Beta Kappa Soc., Am. Bar Ass’n, Cayuga Co. Bar Ass’n, N.Y. State Bar Ass’n, Am. Soc Internat. Law, Nat. Geog. Soc., Am. Economic
Ass’n. Mem. Seymour Library Ass’n, Auburn, N.Y. Recrea
tions: Tennis, boating, fishing, travel. Clubs: City (Auburn), Alpha Delta Phi (N.Y. City), University (Hartford, Conn.). Residence: 144 South St. Address: 122 Genesee St., Auburn, New York.
Branch, James Ransom, coal operator, capitalist; born Petersburg, Va., Dec. 14, 1863; son of Col. James R. and Martha Louise (Patterson) Branch; educated in schools of Gen. Robert Ransom, Col. Gordon McCabe, and Richmond College; married, Richmond, Va., 1885, Mary Lilian Hubball; children: James R., Jr., Mary Cooke. President- Branchland Coal Co., Guyandotte Coal Co., Guyan River Coal Co., also a director. National bank examiner under Cleveland; major in 7th Immunes, Spanish-American War; lieutenant-colonel, 1st Virginia Volunteers, now o11 retired list. Served on City Council, Richmond, Va., and exposed the defalcations of city ofiicers which had existed for many years. Secretary Currency Commission, and for thirteen years secretary American Bankers’ Association; secretary Trust Company section eight years. Democrat; Episcopalian. Elk, Redman, Odd Fellow; member Sigma Chi fraternity, Southern Society in New York, Virginians. Recreations: Athletics. Clubs: New York Athletic, Commonwealth (Richmond, Va.), Army and Navy, Wash., D. C., Guyandotte Club, Huntington, W. Va. Residence: N. Y. Athletic Club, N. Y.
Brand, Robert A., fourth vice-president Atlantic Coast Line. Ofiice Wilmington, N. C. Born Dec. 12, 1858, in Clarendon County, S. C. Entered railway service as clerk Atlantic Coast Line at Sumter, S. C., since which he has been consecutively telegraph operator, agent at Marion and Sumter, S. C., soliciting agent and general agent at Augusta, Ga., and July 1, 1902, to Jan. 1, 1906, general freight agent same road at Wilmington, N. C.; Jan. 1, 1906, to Dec., 1911, freight trafiic manager; Dec., 1911, to date, fourth vice-president same road.
Brandegee, Frank Bosworth, United States senator from Connecticut, was born July 8, 1864, in New London, Conn. In 1885 he graduated from Yale University. Since 1888 he has practiced law in New London, Conn. In 1888 he was a representative in the Connecticut State Legislature; and in 1889-1902 was corpora
‘tion counsel for New London. In 1904 he was president of the
Republican state convention. He was a member of the fiftyseventh and fifty-eighth congresses; was re-elected to the fifty-ninth congress from the Third District of Connecticut for the term of 1905-07, but resigned to enter the United States Senate. Since 1905 he has been a member of the United States Senate; and is now serving the term ending in 1915; and resides in New London, Conn.
Brandt, Carl A. W., ast. master mechanic, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago & St. Louis Ry. Ofi'ice Beech Grove, Ind. Born Jan. 28, 1881, at Stockholm, Sweden. Educated in Technical College at Stockholm. Entered railway service Nov. 19, 1894, as ofiice boy mechanical department Government Ry. of Sweden; worked during summer vacations 1894 to 1899 as ofiice boy and apprentice Government Ry. of Sweden; April 1, 1899, to May 21, 1902, draftsman and assistant engineer same road; May 23, 1902, to Sept. 29, 1902, machinist Atlas Locomotive Works, Stockholm; Nov. 1, 1902, to July 1, 1903, machinist Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry. at Elkhart, Ind.; July 1, 1903, to Jan. 1, 1909, mechanical draftsman same road at Cleveland, 0.; Jan. 1, 1909, to Sept. 1, 1910, assistant engineer mechanical construction same road; Sept. 1, 1910, to March 1, 1914, mechanical engineer Cleveland, Cinci'nnati, Chicago & St. Louis Ry. at Beech Grove, Ind.; March 1, 1914, to date, assistant master mechanic C. C. C. & St. L. Ry., Indianapolis, Ind.
Bramier, John Casper, Stanford University, Cal. Geology. New Market, Tenn., July 4, 1850. B.S., Cornell, 1882; Ph.D., Indiana, 1885 ; LL.D., Arkansas, 1897; Maryville, 1909. Geologist, Imperial Geol. Surv., Brazil, 1875-77; topographer, Pa. Geol. Surv., 1883-85; prof. geol., Indiana, 1885-91; Stanford, 1891, vice-pres., 1899-1913; pres., 1913. State geologist, Ark., 1887-93; geologist, U. S. Geol. Surv.; assoc. ed., J our. of Geol. Nat. Acad.; F.A.A. (sec’y, E., 1888-89, vice-pres. 1890); Soc. Nat.; Geol. Soc. (pres., 1904); Min. Eng.; Philos. Soc.; Franklin Inst.; Wash. Acad.; London Geol. Soc.; Edinburgh Geol. Soc.; cor. mem. Royal Scottish Geog. Soc.; Soc. Géol. de France; Soc. Belge de Géol.; Inst. Geog. e Hist. da Bahia; hon. mem. Inst. Geog. Pernambucano; Inst. Hist. de S. Paulo; Inst. Historico de Brazil; mem. Brazilian Academy Physical geology and geography.—Geology of the coast ranges of California; geology of Brazil; geology of Arkansas.
Branson, Henry James, banker; born Coatesville, Pa., Oct. 13, 1855; son of John M. and Ann (Morgan) Branson; educated in public and subscription chools; married, Coatesville, Pa., Jan. 1, 1884, Mary Frances Parke; five daughters and one son. Entered National Bank of Chester Valley, Coatesville, Pa., as clerk May 1, 1874, and has been bookkeeper, receiving teller, cashier and is now president. President Coatesville Opera House Co., Coatesville Building and Loan Ass’n, and Fairview Cemetery. Director in Coatesville Land & Improvement Co., also Lincoln Highway Inn (no bar). Borough councilman ten years, president four years. Republican; Presbyterian. Treasurer and trustee Coatesville Presbyterian Church. Recreation: Tennis. Club: Tennis. Address Coatesville.
Breed, Charles Blaney, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, Mass., was born, Lynn, Mass., Nov. 28, ’75. BS. (C.E.), Mass. Inst. Tech., ’97. Asst. civil eng., Mass. Inst. Tech., ’99-’01, instr., ’01-’08, asst. prof., ’08- ’10, assoc. prof., ’10-’14, prof., 1914; asst. engineer, Boston and Albany R. R., ’96-’97, ’98; Chicago and West. Ind. R. R., ’04; consulting engineer. M. Am. Soc. C. E.; Ry. Eng.; Eng. Educ.; New Eng. R. R. Club; Boston Soc. C. E. Surveying.—Geodesy; astronomy; railroad engineering; earthwork. Assoc. editor Am. C. E. Pocket Bk.
Breed, William Constable, lawyer; born Malone, N. Y., June 24, 1871; son Charles Webster and Eweretta (McVickar) Breed; graduated Amherst College (Phi Beta Kappa), 1893; University State of N. Y., LL.B., 1895. Admitted to bar of N. Y. State,
1895; member firm Breed, Abbott & Morgan. Director Irving National Exchange Bank. Member Association Bar of City of N. Y.; member American Bar Association, Psi Upsilon Fraternity. Clubs: Union League, the Merchants’ Association of N. Y., Sleepy Hollow Country Club. Republican, Down Town, Church, Knollwood Country. Address: Mutual Life Bldg., N. Y. City.
Bremer, Samuel Parker, merchant, manufacturer, capitalist; born Brooklyn, N. Y., Nov. 14, 1872; son of John L. and Mary R. (Farnsworth) Bremer; educated in private schools; married, Boston, Nov. 4, 1896, Mabel R. Burrage of Jamaica Plains. Member of firm Parker, Wilder & Co. (dry goods); president and director Belvidere Woolen Co., Cocheco Woolen Manufacturing Co.; treasurer and director Union Manufacturing Co., Phoenix Factory; director Sterling Mills, New England Trust Co., Naumkeag Steam Cotton Co. Clubs: Commercial, Exchange, Boston Art, Manchester Yacht. Residence: Manchester, Mass. Ofiice: 4 Winthrop Square, Boston.
Bremner, William Hepburn, general solicitor Minneapolis & St. Louis Bd. Ofiice: Minneapolis, Minn. Born Oct. 24, 1869, at Marshalltown, Ia. Graduated from the University of Iowa, 1891, with degree of C.E., and 1895 with degree of LL.B. Entered railway service July 1, 1909, with_ the Minneapolis & St. Louis Rd., of which road he is at present general solicitor.
Breuchaud, Jules, contractor and civil eng’r of 290 Broadway, New York City, was born, N. Y. City, April 5, 1857; s. Jules and Elise (Maurer) Breuchaud; ed. N. Y. public schs., Cooper Inst; m. Medford, Mass., Jan. 11, 1882, Irene Gibbs; children: Jules Rowley, b. 1883; Sunset, b; 1886; Elise Feeley, b. 1893. Was civil eng’r on Boston Water Works, also on Northern Pacific R. R. in Mont., prior to 1881; since then as contractor did railroad work on Northern Pacific R. R.; built foundations for several tall ofiice buildings in N. Y. City; also section 8 of New Croton Aqueduct; bridge over Harlem Ship Canal, N. Y. City, and as mem. of firm of Coleman, Breuchaud & Coleman, built New Croton Dam for water supply of N. Y. City (largest masonry dam in world); now building headworks of Catskill Aqueduct for B’d of Water Supply of N. Y. City. Pres. The Underpinning & Foundation Co. Mem. Am. Soc. Civil Eng’rs. Clubs: Engin' eers’, Hardware (N. Y. City).
Brewer, Earl, governor of the State of Mississippi for the term ending in 1916; and resides in Jackson, Miss.
Brewer, Luther Albertus, publisher of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was born Dec. 17, 1858, in Welsh Run, Pa. He ha been state oil inspector of Iowa, 1893-97, and delegate at large to the Republican national convention of Chicago in 1912. He is also a director in numerous institutions.
Bridge, Norman, physician; born Windsor, Vt., Dec. 30, 1844; son of James Madison and Nancy Ann (Bagley) B.; descended from Deacon John Bridge, who came from England and settled in Cambridge, Mass., in 1632. His great-grandfather, Ebenezer, was a colonel in Revolutionary war. There is a bronze statue of Deacon John B., erected in 1882, on Cambridge Common at Harvard. Educated country district school and high school, Malta, DeKalb and Sycamore, Ill.; taught country school winter 1862-63; never attended academic department of univ. or coll.; fire ins. agent, 1864-65; attended Univ. of Mich. Med. Dept., 1866-67 ; M.D., Northwestern Univ., 1868; Rush Med. Coll., 1878; hon. A.M., Lake Forest Univ., 1889. Married Mae Manford, Chicago, daughter of Rev. Erasmus and Hannah (Bryant) M., May 21, 1874. Prof. clinical medicine, 1887-98; prof. medicine,
‘ 1898-1901; emeritus prof. since 1901, Rush Med. Coll. (Univ. of
Chicago). Member Chicago Bd. of Education, 1881-84 (pres. 1882-83); Republican election commr., 1886-90. Moved to Los Angeles 1891; helped frame new charter for Pasadena, 1900; trustee Throop College of Technology, Pasadena, 18 years. Member Assn. Am. Physicians, Chicago Acad. Sciences; corr. mem. Acad. Sciences, Arts and Letters of Wis.,- Am. Climatological Assn. (pres. one year); Los Angeles Acad. of Sciences, County, State and Natl. Med. Assns. Dir. Mexican Petroleum Co., Ltd., lluasteca Petroleum Co., Am. Petroleum Co., Am. Oilfields Co., Mexican National Gas Co. (Mex.). Has written many articles for med. journals and lay press. Author The Penalties of Taste, 1898; The Rewards of Taste, 1902; Lectures on Tuberculosis, 1903; House Health, 1907. Clubs: Union League, Hamilton, University of Chicago; California, University, Sierra Madre, Sunset and Athletic of Los Angeles. Res.: Chester Place; ofiice: Auditorium Bldg., Los Angeles, Cal.
Briggs, Charles, merchant and capitalist of Calumet, Mich., was born in 1837 in Cincinnatus, N. Y. For twenty-four years he was engaged in the mercantile business in Calumet, retiring in 1908. He has been a member of the Michigan state legislature; and president of the board of education. He is president of the Superior and Pittsburgh Mining company; president of the Merchants and Miner’s bank; president of the Calumet Gas company and other corporations.
Brill, Abraham Ardens, born Austria, 1874; parents Philip and Esther Teitelbach; married K. Rose Owen, May, 1908; child, May Gioia; educated N. Y. pub. schools, City Coll., and N. Y. Univ.; grad. Coll. Phys. and Surg. N. Y. City, 1903; lic. N. Y. State; deg. Ph.B. and M.D.; N. Y. State Hosp. special courses under Dr. Adolf Meyer, Pierre Marie Picetre, Paris, Bleulerand Jung Psychiatrische Klinic, Zurich, Prof. Sigmund Freud of Vienna; asst. Phys. Central Islip State Hosp.; assistenarzt in Psychiatrische Klinik, Zurich; asst. mental diseases Bell Hosp.; vis. neurologist Bronx Hosp., and Disp. and chief of clinic of psychiatry, Col. Univ., N. Y. City; mem. A. M. A., Amer. Psychopathological, Amer. Psychoanalytic, Amer. Medico-Psychological, N. Y. State Soc. and N. Y. Psych., Eastern Med. Soc., Int. Verein Mediz. Psych. and Psychoth.; author many papers on psychiatry, neurology, normal and abnormal psych.; translator of Prof. Freud’s works, and in conjunction with Dr. Frederick Peterson translator of Jung’s The Psychology of Dementia Praecox; regular, specialty, nervous and mental diseases. Residence and ofiice, 55 Central Park West, N. Y. Hours: By appt. Tel. Col. 6815.