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to prepare charter for the Greater City of New York, 1896; United States Minister to Spain, 1897-8. Director and general counsel Metropolitan Life Insurance Co.; trustee Franklin Trust Co. and City Savings Bank of Brooklyn; resident American trustee Svea Life and Fire Insurance Co. of Sweden. Member University and Lawyers' Clubs, and Hamilton Club of Brooklyn.
WOODHULL, JOHN FRANCIS--Professor, 120th street and Morningside Heights, New York City; residence 1161 Amsterdam avenue. Born in Westport, N. Y., July 2, 1857. Educated at Yale (A.B., '80), at Johns Hopkins University and at Columbia (Ph.D., '99). (Married.) Formerly superintendent of the buildings and grounds at the Teachers' College and acting president of same, twice; instructor in science at the New York State Normal School, 1887-8. Professor of physical science at the Teachers' College, Columbia University, since 1888. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Congregational Club, Yale Alumni Association, New York Academy of Sciences and National Institute of Arts and Letters.
WOODMAN, CLARENCE EUGENE - Roman Catholic Clergyman, 415 West 59th street, New York City. Born in Saco, Me., Nov. 1, 1852. Educated at Monson Academy, Trinity College (A.B., '73), Amherst College (A.M., '77) and at Manhattan College (Ph.D., '81). Studied at the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcop Church in New York City, but was converted to the Roman Catholic faith. Entered the Congregation of St. Paul and was ordained priest. Is famous as an orator, and was lecturer at the Catholic University of America, 1891-3. Was knighted by the King of Spain in 1894, Knight Commander of the Royal Order of Isabella the Catholic. Now stationed at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City. Member Psi Upsilon Club, Aztec Club of 1847, Society of Colonial Wars, Society of the War of 1812, Phi Beta Kappa Society, Military Order of the Loyal Legion, Sons of the American Revolution and Trinity College Alumni, Amherst College Alumni and Manhattan College Alumni Associations.
WOODMAN, DURAND - Analytical Chemist, 80 Beaver street, New York City; residence 251 West 88th street. Born in New York City, 1859. Educated at Stevens Institute of Technology (B.S., '80) and at the University of Berlin. Member American Chemical Society, Deutsche Chemische Gesellschaft and American Association for the Advancement of Science.
WOODMAN, RAYMOND HUNTINGTON-Organist and Choirmaster, 1346 Pacific street, Brooklyn. Born in Brooklyn, Jan. 18, 1861. Educated in public schools and at the College of the City of New York. (Married.) Formerly professor of music at Packer Collegiate Institute and professor of organ at the Metropolitan College of Music. Now organist and choirmaster of the First Presbyterian and Emanuel Baptist Churches. Member Clef Club and American Guild of Organists.
WOODRUFF, A. EDWARD-Lawyer, 120 Broadway, New York City; residence Rahway, N. J. Born in Rahway, Oct. 27, 1846. Educated at Princeton and at Columbia Law School. (Married.) Member Lawyers', Princeton, Colonia Country and Ilderan Outing Clubs.
WOODRUFF, ARTHUR D.-Teacher and Musical Conductor, 136 Fifth avenue, New York City; residence 27 West 11th street. Born in Washington, Conn., Aug. 22, 1853. Educated in Washington, and Poughkeepsie,
N. Y. (Married.) Formerly conductor Mendelssohn Glee, Produce Exchange Glee and Harlem Choral Clubs of New York City, and Summit Choral, Elizabeth Music and Elizabeth Glee Clubs of New Jersey. Now conductor University Glee Club of New York City, Orange (N. J.) Musical Art Society, Lyric Club of Newark, N. J., and Englewood (N. J.) Choral Club. Member Mendelssohn Glee, Players' and Manuscript Clubs and Washington (Conn.) Golf Club.
WOODRUFF, CHARLES H.-Lawyer, 35 Nassau street, New York City; residence 14 East 68th street. Born in Newark, N. J., Oct. 1, 1836. Educated at Yale ('58), at Harvard and at Columbia Law School. (Married Catherine G. Sanford of New Haven, Conn.) Counsel with the firm of Gulick, Woodruff & Marsh. Member Mendelssohn Glee and University Clubs, New England Society, Society of the Cincinnati, Society of Colonial Wars, Sons of the Revolution and Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
WOODRUFF, EDWIN HAMLIN-Professor, Cornell University, Ithaca; residence 401 North Aurora street. Born in Ithaca, N. Y., Sept. 2, 1862. Educated at Cornell. Degree of LL.B. (Single.) Librarian and professor of law Leland Stanford, Jr., University, California, 1891-6. Professor of law, Cornell University. Member New York State Bar Association.
WOODRUFF, FREDERICK S.-Lawyer, 35 Nassau street, New York City; residence 14 East 68th street. Born in New York City, Oct. 21, 1869. Educated at Yale ('92). (Single.) Member of the firm of Gulick, Woodruff & Marsh. Member University and Strollers' Clubs and Sons of the Revolution.
WOODRUFF, JOHN S.- Lawyer, 45 Broadway, New York City; residence 126 East 34th street. Born in New Britain, Conn., Sept. 4, 1870. Educated at Yale. (Married.) Member of the firm of Wheeler & Cortis. Director East Side Co-operative House Owning and Investment Co. and Reconstructed Granite Co. Member Union League and Yale Clubs, Essex County Country Club of Orange, N. J., Graduates' Club of New Haven, Conn., Kane Lodge F. & A. M. and Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
WOODRUFF, TIMOTHY LESTER-LieutenantGovernor of the State of New York, Executive Chamber, Albany; residence 94 Eighth avenue, Brooklyn. Born in New Haven, Conn., Aug. 4, 1858. (Son of John Woodruff.) Educated at Phillips Exeter Academy and at Yale (A.B.. '79, and A.M., '89). (Married Cora C. Eastman of Poughkeepsie, N. Y.) Became a resident of Brooklyn and engaged in business as a member of the firm of Nash, Whiton & Co., 1881. Became proprietor of the Franklin, Commercial, Nye and Waverly Stores in 1887, and when the Brooklyn Grain Warehouse Co. was organized in 1888, was made a director and secretary of the company. Represented his assembly district in the Republican State Convention of 1885, and has been a delegate to all succeeding State and local conventions. Was a delegate to the National Republican Conventions of 1888 and 1896. Represented his congressional district on the Republican State Committee and was a member of the executive committee of that body, 1889-90. Was commissioner of parks of the City of Brooklyn during the administration of Mayor Wurster. Was elected Lieutenant-Governor in 1896, re-elected in 1898 and was nominated for a third term in September, 1900. President and director Knapp Extract Co. and Maltine Mf'g Co.; treasurer and director Worcester Salt Co.; director Co-operative Building Bank, Duncan Co., Merchants' Exchange National Bank and Preferred Accident Insurance Co.; trustee Hamilton Trust Co. of Brooklyn. Member Union League, University, Psi Upsilon, Republican and Hardware Clubs of New York City, Union League, Crescent Athletic, Hamilton, Hanover and Montauk Clubs of Brooklyn, Yale Alumni Association and Sons of the Revolution.
WOODS, ROBERT L.-Manufacturer, 47 Dey street, New York City, and 59 Commerce street, Brooklyn; residence 267 West 79th street, New York City. President and director American Extract Supply Co.
WOODS, THOMAS F.-Alderman, 8 City Hall, and Horseshoer, 161 East 32d street, New York City; residence 534 Second avenue. Born in New York City, 1866. Educated in public schools. Learned the trade of a horseshoer and now owns a successful establishment for the purpose in New York City. Represents the Twentieth District on the Board of Aldermen and is president of that body.
WOODWARD, BENJAMIN DURYEA-Assistant Commissioner-General of the United States to the Paris Exposition, 20 Avenue Rapp, Paris, France; residence 462 West 22d street, New York City. Born in New Jersey, March 13, 1868. Educated at Columbia University (A.B., '88. A.M., '89, and Ph.D., '91) and at the University of Paris (B.L., '86, and B.S., '91). Prize Fellow at Columbia College, 1888-90; instructor in German at Barnard College, 1890-1; tutor in the Romance languages and literature at Columbia, 1890-4. Instructor in the Romance languages and literature at Barnard College since 1891, and at Columbia University since 1894. Was nominated by President McKinley to the post of Assistant Commissioner-General for the United States to the Paris Exposition in 1898 and is absent from the university on leave until the close of the Exposition. Member University, Delta Kappa Epsilon and Phi Beta Kappa Clubs and Columbia University Alumni Association.
WOODWARD, BENJAMIN W.-Lawyer, 229 Garfield place, Brooklyn. Born in Hector, Schuyler Co., N. Y., May 3, 1837. Educated in Ovid Academy, Hobart College (A.B. and A.M.) and Albany Law School (LL.B.). (Married.) Judge of Schuyler County, N. Y., 1867-71; ex-trustee High School of Watkins; receiver Second National Bank, 1876; United States inspector of customs, 1882-5. Member Alpha Delta Phi Club and Hobart Alumni and Phi Beta Kappa Associations.
WOODWARD, JAMES T.-Banker, 11 Nassau street, New York City; residence 9 East 56th street. President and director Har over National Bank; director Birmingham (Ala.) Trust and Savings Co., Madison Square Garden Co., Mercantile Trust and Deposit Co. of Baltimore, Md., Southern Ry. Co. and Tennessee Coal, Iron and R. R. Co.; trustee Union Trust Co. Member Metropolitan, Union, Manhattan, Knickerbocker, Tuxedo, Riding, Rockaway Hunting, Southside Sportsmen's Clubs, New England Society and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
WOODWARD, ROBERT B.-Banker, 26 Pine street, New York City; residence 118 Pierrepont street, Brooklyn. Second vice-president and director Bowery Savings Bank; secretary and director Bensonhurst Co. and Borough of Brooklyn Borough Park Co.; chairman and director Svea Fire and Life Insurance Co. of Sweden; director Nassau National Bank of Brooklyn, and Lloyds Plate Glass Insurance Co.; trustee Frankling Trust Co. of Brooklyn. Member Riding and Driving Club, Hamilton, Crescent Athletic, Montauk, Rembrandt, Art and Philharmonic Clubs of Brooklyn, Laurentian Club of Canada, Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, Down Town Association and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
WOODWARD, ROBERT SIMPSON-Professor, Morningside Heights, New York City; residence Montclair, N. J. Born in Rochester, Mich., July 21, 1849. Educated at the University of Michigan (C.E., '72, and Ph.D., '92). (Married Martha G. Bond, 1876.) Assistant engineer United States Lake Survey, 1872-82; assistant astronomer United States Transit of Venus Commission, 1882-4; astronomer and chief geographer United States Geological Survey, 1884-90; assistant on the United States Coast and Geodetic Survey, 1890-3. Professor of mechanics since 1893, and dean of the School of Pure Science since 1895 at Columbia University in the City of New York. Author of numerous scientific articles. Member American Mathematical Society, Century Association, National Academy of Sciences and American Association for the Advancement of Science.
WOODWARD, THOMAS Merchant, 44 Front street, New York City; residence 109 West 90th street.
Born in New York City, 1846. Educated at Haverford College. (Widower.) Member of the New York Consolidated Stock and Petroleum, New York Produce and New York Maritime Exchanges. Member West Side Republican and Colonial Clubs.
WOODWORTH, ALBERT L. - Manufacturer, 87 Chambers street, New York City; residence 75 Halsey street, Brooklyn Born in South Windsor, Conn., Aug. 22, 1841. Educated at New Britain (Conn.) High School. (Married.) Treasurer and director H. L. Judd & Co. One of the organizers and charter members of the Institute of Accountants and Bookkeepers of New York City. Member Union League Club of Brooklyn.
WOODWORTH, CHAUNCEY B.-Capitalist, 41 South Washington street, Rochester. Born in South Coventry, Conn., Feb. 25, 1819. Educated in Rochester. Established in grocery business in 1840; built a sawmill, in 1841, which he conducted for several years; later started several successful enterprises, including that now known as C. B. Woodworth's Sons Co., manufacturers of perfumery and glassware. Bought, in 1868, at foreclosure sale, the entire property and franchises of the street railway system in Rochester; re-organized and enlarged it and sold it to a syndicate in 1889. Owner of the Woodworth and other office buildings.
WOODWORTH, CHAUNCEY C.-Banker, Rochester; residence 411 East avenue. Born in Rochester, Feb. 5, 1843. Educated at Williams College ('64). (Married.) President Flour City National Bank of Rochester; trustee Rochester Trust and Safe Deposit Co. Member Genesee Valley and Country Clubs, Sons of the Revolution and Society of Colonial Wars.
WOOLF, ALBERT E.-Inventor, 415 Lexington avenue, New York City; residence 832 West End aveBorn in New York City, Sept. 25, 1846. Educated at the College of the City of New York. (Married.) Director Electrozone Co. and Chemical and Electrical Co. Discovered and adapted to practical use the "Electrozone" method of purifying drinking water, the prevention of zymotic diseases, the disinfection of sewage, the sterilization of garbage and other sanitary work. Plants for carrying on sanitary work under this method have been built and are in operation in Brewster, N. Y., Philadelphia, Pa., London, England, Havana, Cuba, and other cities, and have proven very successful. Member American Institute of Electrical Engineers.
WOOLFOLK, JOSEPH W.-Railroad Contractor, 15 Wall street, New York City; residence St. Denis Hotel. Born in Georgia, July 15, 1853. Educated in Georgia. (Married.) General manager Tuscaloosa Alabama Belt Ry. Co. and Minnesota Canal and Power Co. Built the Montgomery (Ala.) extension of Mobile and Ohio R. R. Co., consisting of one hundred and ninety-five miles. Member Santee (S. C.) Club.
WOOLLEY, JAMES F.-Commission Agent, 320 Ferry street, Hoboken, N. J.; residence 368 Clinton street, Brooklyn. Born in New York City, Oct. 4, 1868. Educated in public schools and at De La Salle Academy. (Married.) Western representative for the firm of William Schimper & Co. (manufacturers of metal goods). For nineteen years with the firm of Y. Wooyeno & Co., acting as manager for the last six years. Member Catholic Club and Knights of Columbus.
WOOLNER, ALFRED C.-Lawyer, 20 Broad street, New York City; residence 18 West 85th street. Born in Louisville, Ky., March 14, 1872. Educated at Yale (B.A., '93) and Yale Law School (LL.B., '95). (Single.) Member Yale Club, Phi Beta Kappa Society and Phi Delta Phi Fraternity.
WOOLSEY, GEORGE-Physician and Professor, 117 East 36th street. New York City. Degree of M.D. Professor of anatomy and clinical surgery, Cornell University Medical College; surgeon to Bellevue Hospital. Member University Club and Yale Alumni and Century Associations.
WOOLSEY, GEORGE MUIRSON-Merchant, 100 William street, New York City; residence London, England. Born in New York State. Educated at Columbia. Agent American Trading Co. of New York and London. Member Racquet and Tennis and Delta Phi Clubs, Yokohama United and Tokyo Clubs, Columbia University Alumni Association and others.
WOOLVERTON, THEORON-Physician, Suspension Bridge. Educated at Harvard. Formerly connected with the medical department of the United States Navy as medical inspector; now retired. Member Harvard, Reform, and Army and Navy Clubs of New York City, and Military Order of the Loyal Legion.
WOOLVERTON, WILLIAM H.-Capitalist, 15 Dey street and 24 Park place, New York City; residence 180 Central Park, South. President and director American Ry. Supply Co., Consolidated Telegraph and Electrical Subway Co., National Ry. Publication Co. and New York Transfer Co.; vice-president and director Gamewell Fire Alarm Telegraph Co.; director American Ry. Guide Co., Gamewell Auxiliary Fire Alarm Co., Manhattan Fire Alarm Co., New York and Pennsylvania Telephone and Telegraph Co., New York Telephone Co. and Railway Typewriter Co.; trustee Excelsior Savings Bank. Member Republican, Union League, Quill, Transportation and Hardware Clubs and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
WOOLWORTH, FRANK W.-Crockery Merchant, 280 Broadway, New York City; residence Fifth avenue and 80th street. Born in Rodman, Jefferson Co., N. Y., April 13, 1852. Educated in Great Bend, Jefferson Co., N. Y. (Married.) Senior member of the firm of F. W. Woolworth & Co., and owner of five and ten-cent stores in sixty cities of the United States. Member Arkwright and Hardware Clubs.
WOOSTER, NOYES C.-Rubber Manufacturer, 126 Duane street, New York City; residence 38 West 35th street. Connected with the Gutta Percha and Rubber Mf'g Co. Member New York, Lambs', Atlantic Yacht and Suburban Riding and Driving Clubs and Zoological and City Improvement (vice-president) Societies.
WORCESTER, EDWIN DEAN-Railroads, Grand Central Station, New York City; residence 48 East 49th street. Born in Albany, N. Y., Nov. 19, 1828. Received a private education. (Married Mary A. Low, 1855.) Studied law for a short time in the offices of his father and Hon. Rufus W. Peckham, but abandoned it and engaged in mercantile pursuits. After serving a term in the State Comptroller's office, became connected with the New York Central R. R. Co. at its formation in 1853, and upon its consolidation, in 1869, with the Hudson River R. R. Co. was made secretary of the combined systems, which position he still holds. Officially connected with the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Ry. Co. since 1872, and with the Michigan Central R. R. Co. since 1878. Vice-president, treasurer, secretary and director Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Ry. Co.; vice-president, secretary and director Michigan Central R. R. Co.; secretary, treasurer and director Detroit and Bay City R. R. Co.; treasurer and director Syracuse, Geneva and Corning Ry. Co.; secretary and director Hudson River Bridge Co. of Albany; secretary New York Central and Hudson River R. R. Co.; director Canada Southern Bridge Co., Carthage and Adirondack Ry. Co., Dunkirk, Allegheny Valley and Pittsburgh R. R. Co., Michigan Midland Canada R. R. Co., New York Central Niagara River R. R. Co., Niagara Grand Iron Bridge Co., Niagara River Bridge Co., Pittsburgh and Lake Erie R. R. Co. and Toledo, Canada Southern and Detroit Ry. Co. Member Metropolitan and Transportation Clubs, Knights Templar, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine and thirty-second degree Masons.
WORCESTER, EDWIN DEAN, JR.-Lawyer, 35 Nassau street, New York City; residence 48 East 49th street. Born in Albany, N. Y., Feb. 25, 1856. Educated at Albany Boys' Academy, at Yale ('76) and at Yale Law School ('78). (Single.) Member of the firm of Saunders, Webb & Worcester. School inspector Sixteenth District, Borough of Manhattan. Member University and Yale Clubs, New England Society and Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
WORCESTER, FRANCIS J.-Judge, 126th street and Columbus avenue, New York City; residence 462 West 144th street. Born in New Hampshire, 1848. Educated in common schools, at Harvard and at Columbia College Law School ('75). Resident of New York City since 1878. Judge of the Eleventh District Municipal Court since Jan. 1, 1898. President and director American Swedenborg Printing and Publishing Society; director McGeorge Printing Co. Member Har
WORMAN, JAMES HENRY-Editor and Publisher, 239 Fifth avenue, New York City; residence 241 Fifth avenue, and Westport. Born in Berlin, Germany, Feb. 28, 1845. Educated at the University of Berlin and in Paris. Degrees of A.M., Ph.D. and LL.D. (Married.) Editor-in-chief of "Outing." Was appointed United States Consul to Munich, Germany, Feb. 10, 1899. President and director American Photographic Publishing Co. and Outing Co. (Ltd.); director Outing Publishing Co. Member Patria Club, American Sculpture and Southern Societies, Aldine Association and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
WORMSER, ISIDOR-Banker, 15 Broad street, New York City; residence 836 Fifth avenue. Born in Landau, Bavaria, Sept. 4, 1830. Educated in Landau, (Married.) Member of the firm of I. & S. Wormser and of the New York Stock Exchange. Director Kansas City and Omaha Ry. Co.; trustee Brooklyn Bridge. Elector Democratic ticket, 1892. Member Manhattan Club.
WORRELL, WILLIAM J.-Banker, 25 East 14th street, New York City; residence Sound Beach, Conn. Born in New York City, 1847. Educated in New York City. (Married.) Formerly paying teller Bull's Head Bank and Garfield Bank; cashier Fourteenth Street Bank; teller People's Bank; secretary Citizens' Association of Sound Beach, and member of School Board of Sound Beach. Now president Union Square Permanent Co-operative Building and Loan Association. Member Atalanta Boat, New York Athletic and Riverside Yacht Clubs and Aldine Association.
WORSTER, WILLARD P.--Physician, 203 West 81st street, New York City. Born in New York City, May 26, 1842. Educated at Columbia. (Son of Dr. Joseph and Mary Clarke Worster.) (Married.) Assistant staff surgeon New York Volunteers, 1865, and served on General Saxton's staff at Beaufort, S. C. Has been connected with the New York Dispensary, Northern Dispensary, Northwestern Dispensary, New York Hospital and Metropolitan Throat Hospital. Now in general practice of medicine. Member County Medical and Phi Kappa Sigma Societies and Columbia University Alumni Association.
WORTH, JACOB-Politician, 94 Lee avenue, Brooklyn. Born in New York City, 1837. Never saw the inside of a school-room as a pupil, and taught himself to read and write. Enlisted in the Navy at the age of fifteen and sailed in the frigate "Potomac" as an apprentice. Was stationed for a time at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and joined the local volunteer fire company. Was elected to the Assembly in 1863 and repeatedly re-elected; commissioner of city works, by appointment of Mayor Howell, 1880; fire commissioner, 1882; State senator, 1890-1; county clerk, by appointment of Governor Black, 1898; nominated for Con
gress in the Fifth District, 1900. Has been a delegate to all Republican National Conventions since 1868, and was a member of the State Executive Committee for several years.
WORTH, WILLIAM SCOTT-Brigadier-General, United States Army, (retired); residence Governor's Island, New York Harbor. Born in Albany, N. Y., Jan. 6, 1840. (Son of Gen. William Jenkins Worth, United States Army.) Entered army as second lieutenant of the 8th Infantry on April 26, 1861; first lieutenant, June 7, 1861; captain, Jan. 14, 1866; major, March 9, 1891; lieutenant-colonel, Nov. 26, 1894; colonel, September, 1898; brigadier-general, Nov. 2, 1898; retired Nov. 9, 1898. Engaged in the Santiago campaign during Spanish-American War and was wounded during the charge on San Juan Hill, July 1, 1898. Member Reform Club, Society of Foreign Wars and Sons of the American Revolution.
WORTHAM, CHARLES E., JR.-Banker and Stock Broker, 134 Fowers Building, Rochester; residence 22 Westminster road. Born in Richmond, Va., June 26, 1861. Educated at Richmond College. (Married.) Was special agent for ten years for the Liverpool and London and Globe Insurance Co. Member of Virginia Legislature at the age of twenty-six. Now member of the firm of Spader & Wortham, members of the New York Stock Exchange. Member Genesee Valley and Rochester Clubs, and New York Club of New York City.
WORTHINGTON, CHARLES C.-Mechanical and Hydraulic Engineer, 120 Liberty street, New York City; residence Dunnfield, Warren Co., N. J. Born in Brooklyn, 1854. Educated at Columbia. (Married.) President and director Henry R. Worthington, Worthington Pumping Engine Co., International Steam Pump Co. and United States Manufacturing Co. Member Union League, New York, Racquet and Tennis, Lawyers', Engineers', Robins Island, New York Athletic, New York Yacht, Larchmont Yacht,, Manhattan, Knollwood Country, Carteret Gun and Currituck Sound Shooting Clubs, Ardsley Casino of Ardsley-onHudson, New York Zoological Society, American Society of Mechanical Engineers. American Institute of Mining Engineers, Blooming Grove Park Association and Liederkranz,
WORTHINGTON, CHARLES GAD-Fire and Marine Underwriter, 8 Board of Trade Building, Buffalo; residence 1264 Main street. Born in East Bethany, N. Y., Nov. 6, 1841. Educated in East Bethany and in Batavia private schools. (Married.) Member of the firm of Worthington & Sill. Member Ellicott and Acacia Clubs.
WOTHERSPOON, HENRY N. JR.-Plaster, 65 Ninth avenue, New York City; residence 735 Vernon avenue, Long Island City. Member Twilight Club, American Museum of Natural History, American Institute of Mining Engineers and Lafayette Post G. A. R.
WRAY, ALEXANDER H.-Fire Insurance, 58 William street, New York City; residence 75th street and Columbus avenue. Born and educated in New York City. President and director Commercial Union Assurance Co. of London, England. Member New York Athletic and Lotos Clubs, St. George's Society, Down Town Association and Lafayette Post G. A. R.
WREN, OLIVER-Sales Agent, 71 Broadway, New York City; residence Clifton, S. I. Born in Brooklyn, N. Y., July 18, 1868. Educated in Brooklyn. (Married.) Sales agent Carnegie Steel Co. (Ltd.) Member Engineers' and Richmond County Country Clubs.
WRIGHT, ALFRED K. - Importing Commission Merchant, 83 Greene street, New York City; residence 672 West End avenue. Born and educated in Indiana. (Married.) Senior member of the firm of Alfred K. Wright & Co. Member Colonial, Wool, New York Athletic and Atlantic Yacht Clubs,
WRIGHT, ANDREW R.-Physician, 414 Elmwood avenue, Buffalo. Born in Orange County, N. Y., Oct. 19, 1825. Educated in Albany and Buffalo, N. Y., and in Paris, France. (Married.) Formerly president New York State Homeopathic Medical Society and American Institute of Homeopathy. Now consulting physi
cian Buffalo Homeopathic Hospital. Member Liberal Club, New York State Homeopathic Medical and Western New York Homeopathic Medical Societies and American Institute of Homeopathy.
WRIGHT, BENJAMIN-Lawyer, 38 Park row, New York City; residence 50 East 61st street. Director New York and New Jersey Bridge Co. and Stuyvesant Insurance Co. Member Hardware Club, Military Order of the Loyal Legion, American Museum of Natural History and Metropolitan Museum of Art.
WRIGHT, CHARLES JEFFERSON (Colonel)— Educator, Cornwall-on-Hudson. President New York Military Academy. Member Army and Navy Club, Sons of the Revolution, Military Order of the Loyal Legion and Lafayette Post, G. A. R., all of New York City.
WRIGHT, FLOYD ROBINS-Instructor, Cornell University, Ithaca; residence 122 Spencer street. Degree of A.B. Instructor in bacteriology, Cornell University.
WRIGHT, FRANK AYRES-Architect, 95 Liberty street, New York City; residence South Orange, N. J. Born in Liberty, Sullivan Co., N. Y., Nov. 19, 1854. Educated at Cornell ('79). (Married.) Member of the firm of Rossiter & Wright. Formerly instructor in Cornell University, secretary Architectural League and trustee village of South Orange. Author of "Perspective for Beginners." Member Cornell University, Reform, Psi Upsilon, Water Witch, Brantwood and Underwriters' Clubs, Architectural League and American Institute of Architects (Fellow).
WRIGHT, GEORGE M.-Lawyer, 280 Broadway, New York City; residence "The Oakdale," 36 West 35th street. Born in Orwell, Vt., Dec. 3, 1852. Educated at Middlebury (Vt.) College ('74). (Single.) Director Albany Card and Paper Mf'g Co. and Garden City Co.; trustee Middlebury College. Member New York and New York Athletic Clubs, New England and Phi Beta Kappa Societies, Metropolitan Museum of Art, American Social Science Association and Association of the Bar of the City of New York.
WRIGHT, HENRY C.-Principal, 143 South Eighth street, Brooklyn; residence 498 Bedford avenue. Born in Algonquin, Ontario, Canada, June 4, 1843. (Married.) President Long Island Business College; vicepresident Kings County Building and Loan Association. Member Hanover and National Civic Clubs, Royal Arcanum, American Legion of Honor, Ancient Order of United Workmen, National Provident Union and All Souls' Universalist Church.
WRIGHT, HENRY JOHN-Editor, 29 Park row, New York City; residence 252 West 91st street. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, April 6, 1866. Educated at New York University (A.B., '85). (Married Claire Le Franc, 1891.) Editor of the New York "Commercial Advertiser." Treasurer and director Commercial Advertiser Association.
WRIGHT, JOHN SEARS-Manufacturer, 333 West avenue, Rochester. Born in Rochester, Feb. 13. 1870. Educated at the University of Rochester. (Single.) Member of the firm of Alfred Wright (perfumer). Vice-Commodore Central Division, American Canoe Association. Member Genesee Valley, Rochester Country, Rochester Whist, "The Friars," Rochester Yacht and Irondequoit Canoe Clubs, Delta Kappa Epsilon Club of New York City, and Sons of the American Revolution.
WRIGHT, JOSEPH A.-Vice-President and General Manager, 320 Broadway, New York City; residence Hotel St. Andrew. Born in Paterson, N. J., April 16, 1853. Educated in public schools of Paterson. (Married.) Vice-president National Brick and Terra Cotta Co. of Passaic, N. J.,: vice-president and general manager United States Finishing Co.; member of executive committee Hobart Trust Co. of Passaic; director Biddell & Bogart Painters' Supply Co. of Passaic, and Passaic Lumber Co. Member Merchants', Arkwright and Colonial Clubs and Passaic Club.
WRIGHT, ROBERT J.-Fertilizer Manufacturer, 417 East 46th street, New York City; residence 450 East 118th street. Born in Flushing, L. I., July 8,
1842. Educated at Flushing Institute, Hudson River Institute and Union Hall Academy. (Married.) Commissioner of charities and correction, and commissioner of correction under Mayor W. L. Strong. Director New York and Hudson River Bridge Co. and New York Dental School; trustee American Institute and Dry Dock Savings Institution. Member Republican, Harlem Republican and Lotos Clubs, Legion of Honor and Royal Arcanum Order of Chosen Friends (councilor for six years).
WRIGHT, STEPHEN MOTT-Retired, 1123 Broadway, New York City; residence Park Avenue Hotel. Born in Jericho, L. I., Aug. 16, 1841. Educated in New York public schools. (Married.) Secretary and treasurer Webb Academy and Home for Shipbuilders on Fordham Heights. Member Patria and Building Trades' Clubs, General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen (president), Sons of the American Revolution and Order of Founders and Patriots of America.
WRIGHT, WILKINSON DE FOREST-Underwear Manufacturer, 75 Franklin street, New York City. Secretary and director Wright's Health Underwear Co. Member New York Athletic and Delta Kappa Epsilon Clubs and Sons of the American Revolution.
WRIGHT, WILLIAM BURNET - Presbyterian Clergyman, 547 West Ferry street, Buffalo. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 15, 1838. Educated at Dartmouth College. Degree of D.D. (Married Lucretia Johnson.) Was pastor of the Berkeley Street Church in Boston, Mass., for twenty years. Now pastor of the Lafayette Avenue Church, Buffalo. Member Liberal and University Clubs.
WRIGHT, WILLIAM BURNET, JR.-Lawyer, Marine Bank Building, Buffalo; residence 547 West Ferry street. Born in Boston, Mass., Oct. 2, 1870. Educated at Yale. (Single.) Member of the firm of Potter & Wright. Formerly secretary University, Liberal and Ellicott Clubs of Buffalo; member of the executive committee of the Buffalo Civil Service Reform Association; secretary Yale Alumni Association of Western New York. Now director McKinnon Dash Co. Member Buffalo, University, Liberal, Red Jacket Golf and Ellicott Clubs, Buffalo Merchants' Exchange and Yale Alumni Association.
WYCKOFF, EDWARD G.-Capitalist, 327 Broadway, New York City; residence Ithaca. Born in South Lansing, N. Y., Aug. 10, 1867. Educated at Cornell. (Married.) President and director E. G. Wyckoff Co. of Syracuse, Ithaca Street Ry. Co. and Brush-Swan Electric Light Co. of Ithaca; vice-president and director Wyckoff Seamans & Benedict. New York State Commissioner to Paris Exposition, 1900. Member Town and Gown and City Clubs, Citizens' Club of Syracuse, New York Athletic Club of New York City, Triton Rod and Gun Club of Quebec, and Princess Anne Gun Club of Virginia Beach, Va., Syracuse Athletic Association, Chi Psi Fraternity and a thirty-second degree Mason.
WYCKOFF, PETER B.-Physician and Trustee, 40 Wall street, New York City; residence 23 West 57th street, and Southampton, N. Y. Born in Owasco Lake, N. Y., April 2, 1845. Educated at Cazenovia Seminary, Amherst College and at Bellevue Hospital Medical College. (Married Cora, daughter of Sidney Dillon of New York City.) Formerly director St. Joseph and Grand Island R. R. Co. and Providence and Springfield Ry. Co. Director Safe Deposit Co. of New York, Safety Car Heating and Lighting Co., and Wabash R. jj
R. Co. Member Metropolitan, St. Nicholas, Riding, University and Psi Upsilon Clubs, Country Club of Westchester, Holland Society and Amherst Alumni Association.
WYCKOFF, WILLIAM FORMAN-Lawyer, 217 Montague street, Brooklyn; residence 415 Hillside avenue, Jamaica. Born in Monmouth County, N. J., April 18, 1858. (Son of Rev. Jacob S. and Sarah H. [Forman] Wyckoff.) Educated by private tutors, at Rutgers College (A.B., '77, and A.M., '80) and at Columbia College Law School ('79). Practicing in Brooklyn since 1881. Justice of the peace of the town of Jamaica, 1886-90. Member Holland Society and Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York City.
WYCKOFF, WILLIAM OZUM-Manufacturer, 327 Broadway, New York City. Born in Lansing, Tompkins Co., N. Y., Feb. 16, 1835. (Married Frances V. Ives of South Lansing, N. Y., 1863.) Served with New York Volunteers during Civil War and advanced to the rank of captain. Studied law, and was admitted to the Bar in 1863. Senior member of the firm of Wyckoff, Seamans & Benedict, manufacturers and agents for the sale of the "Remington Typewriter," since 1882.
WYETH, JOHN ALLAN-Surgeon, 19 West 35th street, New York City; residence 13 West 35th_street. Born in Marshall County, Ala., May 26, 1845. (Son of Louis Wyeth, lawyer and judge of one of the judicial districts of Alabama, and Euphemia [Allan] Wyeth.) Educated in a common school at Guntersville and Military Academy at Lagrange. Served as private in Confederate Army during Civil War, and took part in sixteen engagements. Was confined as a prisoner of war at Camp Morton, Ind., and published an article on treatment of prisoners at this prison in the "Century," April, 1890. Began the study of medicine in 1867 at the University of Louisville ('69), and graduated at Bellevue Hospital Medical College (M.D., '73). (Married Florence Nightingale, daughter of Dr. James Marion Sims, 1886.) Appointed assistant demonstrator of anatomy Bellevue Medical College, 1873; prosector to the chair of anatomy, 1874; published an article on "Dextral Preference in Man" in 1875; awarded Alumni Association prize in 1876 for the best essay on subject connected with surgery or surgical pathology, his subject being "Amputations at the Ankle Joint"; won first prize of American Medical Association in 1878 for an essay on "The Surgical Anatomy and Surgery of the Common, External and Internal Carotid Arteries": gained second prize of same association in 1878 for an essay on "Surgical Anatomy and Surgery of the Innominate and Subclavian Arteries." Appointed surgeon to Mount Sinai Hospital, 1880; founded New York Polyclinic in 1882, became professor of surgery in that institution, and, in 1893, president of the faculty, Was twice president of the New York Pathological Society and first vice-president of the American Medical Association in 1893. Author of "Text Book on Surgery," "Bloodless Amputation of the Hip Joint," "Osteo-plastic Operation for Correction of Deformities of the Nose and Palate," an historical sketch entitled "A Struggle for Oregon"; "Life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest" and a number of contributions to scientific periodicals. Member Southern Society.
WYLIE, DAVID G.-Presbyterian Clergyman, 10 West 96th street, New York City. Born in Ohio. Educated in Geneva, at Yale and at University of New York; degrees of D.D. and Ph.D. (Married.) Formerly moderator Presbytery of New York, and chaplain of St. Andrew's Society. Pastor Scotch Presbyterian Church. Member Presbyterian Union and St. Andrew's and Scottish Societies.
WYLIE, GEORGE S.-Real Estate, 2 Wall street, New York City; residence Morristown, N. J. Member Union League, Morris County (N. J.) Golf and Morris County Field Clubs, New England and St. Andrew's Societies, Sons of the Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution, Society of Colonial Wars, Naval Society of the United States and Veteran Corps of Artillery.
WYLIE, ROBERT HAWTHORNE-Physician, 36 West 35th street, New York City. Born in Chester, S. C., March 25, 1863. Educated at Yale ('83) and at University of the City of New York Medical Department ('85). (Single.) Assistant gynecologist to Belle