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Jackling, Daniel Cowan, mining; unmarried; born Appleton City, Bates County, Missouri, August 14, 1869; son Daniel and Lydia Jane (Dunn) Jackling; edu. State Normal Sch., Warrensburg, Mo.; B.S. and Metall. Engr., Mo. Sch. Mines, Rolla, 1892; asst. prof. chemistry and metallurgy, Mo. Sch. Mines, 1891-3; chemist and metallurgist, Cripple Creek District, Colo., 1894-96; in charge construction and operation metallurgical works of Consolidated Mercur Gold Mines, Mercur, Utah, 1896-1900; organized 1903, and since vice president and managing director, Utah Copper Co. (Utah); also vice president and managing director of Ray Cons. Copper Co. (Arizona), Chino Copper Co. (New Mexico), and Alaska Gold Mines Co. (Alaska); director, Butte & Superior Copper Co. (Montana); vice president and general manager, Ray & Gila Valley R.R. (Arizona), and Bingham & Garfield Ry. (Utah); vice president, Nevada Northern Ry., and Nevada Consolidated Copper Co. (Nevada); president, Utah Power & Light Co. (Utah), and Hotel Utah Operating Co. (Salt Lake); vice president, McCormick & Co., bankers, Utah State National Bank (Salt Lake), and Garfield (Utah) Banking Co.; director, Salt Lake Security & Trust Co., Utah Hotel Co., and Utah Fire Clay Co. (Salt Lake); Colonel on staff Gov. J. H. Peabody, Colorado, 1903-04, and on staff of Gov. William Spry, Utah, 1909-14; Utah commissioner to Seattle Exposition, 1909; member Am. Inst. Mining Engrs., and Metallurgical Society of America. Clubs: Alta (president, 1909), University and Country (Salt Lake); Rocky Mountain, and N.Y. Yacht (New York); California (Los Angeles); El Paso (Colorado Springs); Pacific Union, Bohemian, and Family (San Francisco); Sequoyah Country (Oakland); Rainier (Seattle). Address: 18th Floor Hobart Building, San Francisco, Calif.
Jackson, Abraham Valentine Williams, educator, Orientalist and archaeologist; born in New York City, Feb. 9, 1862; son of David Sherwood and Elizabeth Sandford (Williams) Jackson. He was graduated from Columbia College, A.B., 1883 at head of class; received prize fellowship in letters at Columbia, held it for three years, 1883-1886; instructor in Anglo-Saxon and Iranian languages in Columbia, 1886-1887; student, University of Halle, Germany, 1887-1889, devoting special attention to Oriental languages, as well as to Anglo-Saxon. He was instructor, 1889- 1891; adjunct professor of English language and literature, 1891- 1895, and was appointed in 1895 to fill the newly founded chair as professor of Indo-Iranian languages at Columbia, which he still holds. Professor Jackson has lectured much in public on subjects relating to the Orient and to English literature. lie has traveled in the East for purposes of study and research, visited India and Ceylon, 1901, receiving special attention from the Parsis, and made an extensive journey through Persia and Central Asia in 1903 and again in 1907, for archaeological investigations, the result of which, have since been published. He is author of: A Hymn of Zoroaster, 1888. (Stuttgart); An Avesta Grammar in Comparison with Sanskrit, 1892 (Stuttgart); An Avesta Reader, 1893; Zoroaster, the Phophet of Ancient Iran, 1898; Die Iranische Religion, 1900, 1904 (Strassburg); Persia Past and Present, 1906; From Constantinople to the Home of Omar Khayam, 1911; A Catalogue of the A. S,. Cochran Collection of Persian Manuscripts in Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y. (prepared collaboration with Abraham Johannan); also various Iranian and Sanskrit studies in learned journals at home and abroad. He also edited a History of India, nine volumes, 1906-1907,. Since graduation from college he has been a member and is now a director of the American Oriental Society. He has been a trustee of the Board of Education of Yonkers, N.Y., 1898-1909, and a trustee of the. Yonkers Public Library. Professor Jackson is a member of the Century Association of New York and the Psi Upsilon fraternity and Author's Club. He married at Yonkers, N.Y. June 25, 1889, Dora Elizabeth Ritter, of Yonkers (died Nov. 15, 1'909); 2d m., Feb. 28, 1911, Kate Brigham, of Savannah, Ga. Res.: 668 Riverside Drive, New York, Office: Columbia University, New York City.
Jackson, Daniel Dana, sanitary engineer and chemist of Engineering Building at Columbia University, New York City, was born Aug. 1, 1870, in Gloucester, Mass. He has been chief chemist of the Brooklyn Water Supply and director of the laboratories department of water supply, gas and electricity, New York City. He graduated from New York University in 1908 with the degree of M.S. He is author of several papers on sanitary engineering, chemistry and bacteriology. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He is now professor of sanitary engineering.
Jackson, David Henry, lawyer, banker; born Chicago, Jan. 14, 1874; son of Johnathan and Mary (Forsythe) Jackson; graduated from Lake Forest College, A.B., Northwestern Law School, LL.B. Admitted to bar 1901, and has since practiced in Chicago and Lake County, Ill.; helped organize and has been president since 1907 of First National Bank of Lake Forest. Member law firm of Chipman & Jackson. Former alderman, mayor of Lake Forest, and city attorney; formerly chairman Lake County Republican Central Committee; member Lake County Board of Review. Republican; Presbyterian. Member Illinois Bar Association, Lake County Bar Association; president North Shore Sanitary District. Mason; member Phi Delta Phi and Beta Theta Pi fraternities. Clubs: Hamilton (Chicago); Young Men's (president) Winter (Lake Forest). Residence: Lake Forest, Ill. Office: Harris Trust Building, Chicago.
Jackson, Ernest A., banker, of Dallas, S.D.; born Greene, Ia., Feb. 25, 1881; son of Frank D. and Anna (Brock) Jackson; graduated from law class, University of Iowa, 1901; married, Omaha, Neb., Sept. 30, 1903, Catherine Munger. President Western Townsite Co., Western Telephone Co., Western Abstract Co., Bank of Dallas; vice-president Carter State Bank, Roseland State Bank, Augusta State Bank, Bank of Winner; member of co-partnership, Jackson Brothers. United States Commissioner 1905-06 for the District of South Dakota. Republican; Episcopalian. Member Beta Theta Pi fraternity.
Jackson, William Furnell, United States senator from Maryland, was born Jan. 11, 1868, in Salisbury, Md. He was a member of the fifty-ninth and sixtieth congresses. He was appointed United States senator for the unexpired term of the late Senator Rayner, and resides in Salisbury, Md.
Jacobi, Abraham, physician, of 19 E. 47th St., New York City, was born, Hartum, Westphalia, Germany, May 6, 1830; educated in Gymnasium of Minden, universities of Greifswald, Gottingen and Bonn; M.D., Bonn, 1851; LL.D., Univ. of Mich. 1898, Columbia 1900, Yale 1905, Harvard 1906, Jefferson 1913; married, 1873, Dr. Mary C. Putnam (died June 10, 1906). Prof. diseases of children, N.Y. Med. Coll., 1860-1865; Med. Dept. N.Y. Univ., 1865-1870; Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia), 1870-1903; prof. emeritus since 1902. Consulting physician to German Dispensary and Hosp., Women's Infirmary, Bellevue, Babies' Orthopedic and other hospitals. Ex-pres. N.Y. Obstet. Soc., N.Y. Pathol. Soc., Med. Soc. County of N.Y., Med. Soc. State of N.Y., N.Y. Acad. of Medicine, Assn. Am. Physicians, Am. Pediatric Soc., Am. Climatol. Assn.; hon. fellow of med. socs. of Wurzburg, Berlin, Paris, Rome, Budapest, St.. Petersburg, Kiev, Vienna; Pediatric Socs. of Germany and Spain; Med. Socs. of Philadelphia, Boston, Louisville, Brooklyn, etc. Author: Dentition and Its Derangements, 1862; Treatise on Diphtheria, 1880; Therapeutics of Infancy and Childhood, 1896, 1900, 1903. Mugwump in politics; twice mem. Com. of Seventy. Clubs: Century, City.
Jacobsohn, William, physician, of 237 W. 111th St., New York City, was born, N.Y. City, Sept. 1, 1870; son Rev. Moritz and Fredericke (Appel) Jacobsohn; educated Grammar Sch. No. 74, N.Y. City, 1885; Coll. City of N.Y., B.S., 1890; N.Y. Univ., M.D., 1893. House physician and surgeon Randall's Island Hosps. and Infants' Hosp., N.Y. City, 1893-1894; attending physician children's dep't, Demilt Dispensary, 1894-1895; med. and sanitary insp. for Health Dep't, N.Y. City, 1895-1897; physician and surgeon N.Y. Polyclinic Sch. and Hosp. and Mt. Sinai Hosp., 1896- 1904; consulting physician German Odd Fellows' Home and Orphan Asylum, N.Y. City. Physician Lebanon Hosp., Dep't for Diseases of Children. Author: Significance and Management of Fever in Children; contribution to Cellular Therapy; Diagnosis of Small Pox in Early Stages; Nuclein in Fever and Toxemia; Antitoxin and Communicable Diseases; Tuberculosis and Childhood. Mem. N.Y. County Med. Soc., Am. Med. Ass'n. Mason.
Jacobus, John W., thread merchant, 260 West Broadway, New York City; residence, 209 West 55th St. Born in New York City, Sept. 19, 1844. Educated in public schools. (Married.) Connected with The American Thread Co. Member of the Board of Aldermen, 1878-80; United States Marshal, Southern District of New York, 1890-5. Member Republican, New York Athletic and Columbia Yacht Clubs. Kimball Post No. 100, G.A.R., Past Master Bethel Lodge 733 F.&A.M., Palestine Commandery, No. 18, and Mecca Temple, A.A.O.N.M., of New York.
Jacoby, Morris, real estate, 147 Nassau St., New York City; residence, 285 Central Park West; born in Germany, May 3, 1857. Educated in New York City public schools. (Married.) Was clerk to New York Assembly Committee on Affairs of Cities 1891, and member of Assembly 1893. Secretary, manager and director Mount Zion Cemetery; official appraiser for the City of New York in condemnation proceedings, particularly Division Street Park, Eleventh Ward Park and the new East River Bridges. Member Tammany Society and a number of religious and charitable societies.
Jacoway, Henderson Madison, congressman, was born in Dardanelle, Yell County, Nov. 7, 1870. He was elected a member of the Sixty-second and Sixty-third Congresses from the fifth district of Arkansas. Mr. Jacoway is a member of the Committee on Agriculture and was appointed a member of the committee consisting of five Democrats and four Republicans to investigate the American Sugar Refining Company and others; and resides in Dardanelle, Ark.
James, Clinton R., capitalist of 135 Broadway, New York City. He was educated at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He is president of the New York Title Insurance Company, the New York Mortgage and Security Co., and the Lawyers' Engineering and Surveying Co. He is vice-president of the First Mortgage Guarantee Co., United Assets Corporation, Chelsea Realty Co. and the Brooklyn Real Estate Exchange, Limited. Be is a trustee of the Brooklyn Savings Bank; and a director of the Bank of Flatbush, the United Cities Realty Corporation, the Wood Harmon Warranty Corporation and the King's County Mortgage Company.
James, 0llie M., United States senator from Kentucky, was born July 27, 1871, in Crittenden County, Ky. He was one of the attorneys for Governor Goebel in his celebrated contest for governor of Kentucky. In 1896 and 1904 he was a delegate to the democratic national conventions. He was a member of the fifty-ninth, sixtieth and sixty-first congresses from Kentucky as a democrat. He was re-elected to the sixty-second congress for term ending in 1913. He is now United States senator for term ending in 1919; and resides in Marion, Ky.
James, Walter Belknap, physician, of 17 W. 54th St., New York City, was born Baltimore, Md., May 11, 1858; son Henry and Amelia (Cate) James; educated Yale, A.B., 1879; Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia), M.D., 1883, LL.D., 1904; married N.Y. City, 1894, Helen G. Jennings. Practicing medicine in N.Y. City since graduation. Consulting physician to N.Y. Hosp. for Ruptured and Crippled; prof. of clinical medicine in Columbia Univ.; consulting physician to Manhattan Eye and Ear Hosp., and N.Y. Eye and Ear Infirmary. Mem. N.Y. County Med. Soc., N.Y. Acad. Medicine. Practitioners' Soc. of N.Y. Clubs: University, Metropolitan, Century Ass'n, Riding Club.
James, William P., judge; born, Buffalo, N.Y., Jan. 10, 1870; son, David and Jane (Parry) J. Moved to Cal., 1873. Grad., Los Angeles high school, 1891; studied law while employed on San Francisco newspaper, and later as Court Reporter on Los Angeles morning paper. Dep. Dist. Atty., 1894-98; Chief Dep. Dist. Atty., 1898-1905. App. Judge, Superior Court, Los Angeles, Co., 1905; elected, 1906; app. Asso. Justice, Dist. Court of Appeals, Second Dist., 1910; elected to fill remainder of term of 8 years. Member: Nov.1910; elec Masons. Club: California. Republican. Res,: So. Pasadena. Office: International Bank Bldg., Los Angeles; Cal.
Jameson, Henry, of Indianapolis, Ind., was born in Marion County, that state, September 9, 1848. He is of English descent, and is a son of the late Alexander Jameson, a man noted for his integrity and business capacity, who served the people as county commissioner for a number of terms, and was one of the board which built the splendid court-house of Marion County, one of the most attractive architectural features of Indianapolis. The subject of this sketch was educated at Butler, then known as the Northwestern Christian University, from which he graduated in 1869. He then studied 'medicine, and attended Bellevue Hospital Medical' College, New York, where he received his medical degree in March, 1871. Since then he has been actively engaged in the practice of medicine. Has held many positions of trust and is now president of the Board of Park Commissioners of Indianapolis.
Janeway, Theodore Caldwell, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md., was born New York, Nov. 2, 1872. Ph.B., Yale, 1892; M.D., Columbia, 1895; A.M. (Hon.), Yale, 1912; professor of medicine the Johns Hopkins University and physician-in-chief, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1914; Med. Board of Scientific Directors, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research. Sec 'y and treas., Russell Sage Inst. Path.; mem. ed. board, 'Archives of Internal Med.' Am. Physicians; Soc. Exp. Biol.; Assn. Adv. Clin. Invest. Blood pressure; diseases of metabolism.—Cardiovascular changes in nephritis.
Jansen, Peter, business president of Beatrice, Neb., was born March 21, 1852, in Berdjansk, South Russia. He has lived in Nebraska for over forty years. In 1896 he was delegate-at-large to the republican convention. He was United States commissioner to the Paris exposition; and vice-president of the Nebraska commission to the St. Louis exposition. He has been a member of the Nebraska state senate. He is vice-president of the Frazer River Lumber Company and vice-president of the Saskatchewan Valley Land Company.
Jarvis, Chester Deacon, of Storrs, Conn., Agricultural Extension, was born London, Ont., March 29, 1876. B.S.A., Ont. Agr. Col., 1899; Ph.D., Cornell, 1909. Asst. host., Ont. Agr. Col., 1899- 1904; horticulturist, Storrs Agr. Exp. Sta., 1906-1913; 1913- director Connecticut Agricultural Extension Service. Joint Author "Trees in Winter."
Jeffers, Le Roy, librarian and book expert of 476 Fifth Ave., New York City, was born in August, 1876, in Ipswich, Mass. He was manager Of the Booklovers' libraries in central west; and later devised and instituted in the leading eastern cities economic systems of book supply and distribution. He has visited European libraries; and is a student of religious and social problems. Since 1905 he has been chief of the book purchase division of the New York public library for its branch system. He has been an extensive contributor on library economy.
Jefferson, Rufus C., lumberman, St. Paul, Minn., a native of Gainesville, N.Y., where he was born, April 24, 1843, is a son of Cyrus Jefferson, a successful business man. His Welsh and English forefathers settled in Rutland, Vt. The young man attended school in Buffalo and Geneseo, N.Y., and hurried to the field of battle in 1862, in Co. A, 1st N.Y. Dragoons, serving until the end of. the Civil War. The old soldiers scattered all over the country after the War and Mr. Jefferson settled in Woodstock; Ill., engaging in the lumber business and remaining there seventeen years, meanwhile serving as mayor of Woodstock from 1872 to 1874. Mr. Jefferson inherited from his father some means, but what was of more importance, as his business career denoted, his indomitable energy, ability and sterling character. It was in Woodstock that Mr. Jefferson married, in January, 1868, Miss Genevieve C. Church, and this happy union has brought them seven children, Cyrus C., Rufus VAT., Lawrence C., Dora A., Genevieve C., Archibald A. and Helen Jefferson. The oldest and the youngest have since died. In 1883, Mr. Jefferson removed to St. Paul and in the firm of Jefferson & Kasson, proprietors of a large area of pine lands and lumber merchants, he has grown to prosperity. Dealings in city and agricultural real estate have to some extent engaged his attention, and he has not only succeeded in business but gained the respect of the community. Philanthropic and a Presbyterian, he has aided liberally the benevolent institutions of St. Paul and served as director of The Young Men's Christian Association and one of the three Commissioners of the Million Dollar Fund of the Northwest for maintenance of disabled and retired ministers. Prosperity has not changed him, and he is yet, as ever, a genial, unassuming and attractive man.
Jeffery, Frank Moore, investment banker, of 80 Broadway, New York City, was born, Corning, N.Y., Aug. 11, 1855; son Edwin Avery and Mary Fletcher (Lee) Jeffery; educated in pub. schs. of New Haven, Conn., and Jersey City, N.J.; married Jersey City, N.J., April 30, 1883, to Frances P. Campbell; one son, Frank Campbell Jeffery, LL.M., mem. N.Y. bar. Established printing business Jeffery & Johnson, N.Y., but retired to engage in mf 'g business from which grew firm of Jeffery & Co., Jersey City, N.J., mf'rs of springs and wire goods; was charter mem., sec. and treas. Crocker-Wheeler Co., resigning, 1900, to engage in present business of investment securities. Dir. E. Orange (N.J.) Nat. Bank and Essex Co. (N.J.) Savings Bank for many years; an organizer and several years dir. City Trust Co. of Newark, N.J. Citizens' Light and Fuel Co., of Albert Lea, Minn., Citizens' Light and Fuel Co. of South Amboy, N.J. Empire Steel and Iron Co., Mount Hope Mineral R.R. Co., of Crane Iron Works of Catasauqua, Pa., Crane R.R. Co. of Pa., and. Victoria Coal & Coke Co. Inventor of automatic spring-making machinery and several elec. devices. Clubs: Mosaic, Republican. (E. Orange, N.J.).
Jelks, William Dorsey, ex-governor, insurance president; born Russell County, Ala., Nov. 7, 1855; son of J. W. D. and Jane Goodrum (Frazer) Jenks; graduated Mercer Univ., A.M., 1876; married Eufaula, Ala., June 7, 1883, Alice Keit Shorter. Was editor of newspaper at Eufaula, Ala., for 20 years prior to election to State Senate; since 1907, president of the Protective Life Insurance Co. of Birmingham. Member of Alabama Senate and its president 1900; succeeded as governor of Alabama on death of Gov. William J. Samford, June 11, 1901, and elected governor for succeeding term, 1903-1907. Democrat. Residence: Eufaula, Ala. Office: Birmingham.
Jenks, John Story, Jr., banker; born in Philadelphia, in 1876; son of William H. and Hannah M. (Hacker) Jenks. He received his education in Haverford College. Is a director of the Girard Trust Company, Fidelity Trust Company, and Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company of Philadelphia. He is a member of the Rittenhouse Club of Philadelphia and of the Union and Metropolitan Clubs of New York. Mr. Jenks married Isabella F. G. Morton, and they have three children: Thomas Story Jenks, born in 1904; Morton Jenks, born in 1907; Ann West Jenks, born in 1912. Residence: Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia. Address: Land Title Building, Philadelphia.
Jenks, William J., superintendent Pocahontas Division Norfolk & Western Ry. Office Bluefield, W.Virginia Born March 21, 1870, near Raleigh, N.C. Educated in the private and public schools. Entered railway service Nov., 1887, as telegraph operator Raleigh & Augusta Air Line Rd., since which he has been consecutively with Southern Ry.; Sept., 1887, to Jan., 1889, agent and telegraph operator Norfolk & Western Rd.; Jan., 1889, to Sept. 15, 1901, successively train dispatcher, chief dispatcher and car distributor same road in Pocahontas coal field; Sept. 15 to Dec. 1, 1901, chief dispatcher Seaboard Air Line at Savannah; Dec. 1, 1901, to Jan. 1, 1903, trainmaster same road to Americus, Ga.; Jan. 1, 1903, to Jan. 27, 1904, trainmaster at Jacksonville, Fla.; Jan. 27, 1904, to March, 1908, superintendent, same road; March, 190:3 to May, 1912, chairman car allotment commission Norfolk & Western Ry.; May, 1912, to Dec. 1, 1913, superintendent Pocahontas division same road. Appointed gen'l supt. on Dec. 1, 1912.
Jenney, Charles Albert (F.S.S.), insurance journalist, New York; b. at New Bedford, Mass., Oct. 18, 1841; educated at the New Bedford High School. He served as commissary of the U.S. Army Hospital at Montpelier Vt., 1862-1864, after which he was engaged for ten years in the dry goods business in Wisconsin. In 1875 he became secretary of the statistical bureau of the National Bureau of Fire Underwriters, was special agent of the tenth U.S. Census, in charge of the fire insurance division and of the eleventh census in charge of all insurance statistics. He has been connected with the Weekly Underwriters since 1883, is now chairman of the Executive Committee of the Underwriter Printing and Publishing Co., and has edited Fire Insurance by States for several years. He is president of the Tuscarora Club, president of the "Once a Year" Club of insurance journalists, is a Fellow of the American Statistical Assn., and of the Royal Statistical Soc., and a member of a number of other literary and social associations. Address: 58 William St., New York.
Jennings, Edward Payson, of 607 Newhouse Bldg., Salt Lake City, Utah. Geology, was born, Becket, Mass., Aug. 24, 1853. C.E., Union, 1873. Asst. chem., Cornell, 1873-79; mine manager, 1879- 83; blast furnace Manager, 1883-86; mine manager, 1886-1902; consulting engineer and geologist, 1902. F.A.A.; Min. Eng.; Can. MM. Inst.; Electro-Chemical Society; Seismological Society of America. Economic geology. Genesis of ore deposits; contact metamorphism.
Jennings, Frederic Beach, lawyer of New York City; born Bennington, Vt., Aug. 6, 1853; son of Isaac Jennings, D.D., and Sophia (Day) Jennings; graduated from Williams College, A.B., 1872, A.M., 1875 (member Phi Beta Kappa Society), Harvard Law School, LL.B., 1874, N.Y. Univ. Law School, LL.B., 1875; married, Bennington, Vt., July 27, 1880, Laura Hall Park; children: Percy Hall, Frederic B., Elizabeth, Edward Phelps. Counsel for Erie Railroad Co:, Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Co., International Paper Co., Associated Press, Guaranty Trust Co., American Trading Co. (director); vice-president and director First National Bank of North Bennington; trustee New York Trust Co.; member law firm Stetson, Jennings & Russell; director Chicago & Erie ' Railroad Co., N.Y., Susquehanna & Western Railroad Co., Hudson & Manhattan Railroad Co., International Paper Co., Continental Paper Bag Co., Miramichi Lumber Co., also counsel and director in many other corporations. Republican; Presbyterian. Former vice-president Association of the Bar of the City of New York; trustee Williams College, Barnard College; member Council of Charity Organization Society; trustee Provident Loan Society. Member Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity. Clubs: University, Century, Metropolitan, Union League, Racquet and Tennis, Harvard, Down Town, Railroad, City Midday, St. Andrew's Golf, Garden City Golf.
Jennings, Robert E., manufacturer, born Rochester, N.Y., 1848; son of Edward and Rosanna (Riley) Jennings; educated in the public schools of Rochester; married, Newark, N.J., Jan. 10, 1900, Mrs. Elizabeth Holt O'Gorman, daughter of P. M. Kelly of New Orleans. Began business career in hardware trade, in which continued for several years, then engaged in steel business in which has since continued. Founded 1880, Spaulding and Jennings Co., steel manufacturers, sold 1900 to the Crucible Steel Co., of which was vice-president, 1900-05, then retired from the company. Appointed 1905, receiver of the Carpenter Steel Co., Reading, Pa., and later in same year reorganized the company of which has since been president. Also president of Titon Co., of Newark, N.J., president Parish Manufacturing Co., of Reading, Pa.; vice-president First National Bank of Jersey City, Eastern Steel. Co., Empire Trust Co., N.Y. City, Trust Co. of New Jersey. Clubs: Engineers, Lawyers (N.Y. City); Essex (Newark, N.J.); Essex Country (Orange, N.J.); Carteret (Jersey City). Residences: (Country) Racquet Lake, N.Y.; (town), 11 Kensington Ave., Jersey City, N.J. Office: 100 Broadway, N.Y. City.
Jennings, T. Albert, member of Democratic National Committee, of Pensacola, Fla. was born Jan. 8, 1865, in Jennings, Hamilton County, Fla. He was educated in the Emory College of Oxford, Ga. He is a banker and president of the Jennings Naval Stores Company, Naval Stores Factors and Wholesale Grocers of Pensacola, with a branch office in New Orleans, La. He represented the Democratic party in the National conventions held in St. Louis in 1888 and in Chicago in 1892. In 1904 he was presidential elector on the Parker and Davis ticket. He was elected a member of the Florida House of Representatives; and in 1911 was speaker of the House. He is now serving his first term of 1908-12 as a member of the Democratic National Committee from Florida and resides in Pensacola, Fla.
Jess, Stoddard, banker and statesman of Los Angeles, Cal., was born Dec. 3, 1856, in Fox Lake, Wis. Since 1904 he has been vice-president of the First National Bank of Los Angeles; is vice-president of the Huntington Beach Co.; and president of the L. D. Powell Publishing Co. He is president of the board of harbor commissioners of Los Angeles.
Jewett, Sherman Skinner, lawyer, of 1000 D S. Morgan Bldg., Buffalo, N.Y., was born, Buffalo, N.Y., March 15, 1870; son of Josiah and Grace (hall) Jewett; grad. Yale, B.A., 1891; Columbia, A.M., 1893; LL.B., 1894; married, Binghamton, N.Y., Oct. 14, 1896, Helen E. Hallock; children: Kelsey Hall, born Nov. 29, 1899; Sherman S., Jr., born July 7, 1904. Admitted to bar, 1893; U.S. Com'r Western Dist. of N.Y., since July 1, 1897. Capt. Inf. Retired, N.G.N.Y. Dir. and sec. Jewett & Co., stove mf 'rs, Buffalo, N.Y. Republican; Episcopalian. Mem. S. A. R., Delta Kappa Epsilon. Club: Park Club of Buffalo.
Jocelyn, Stephen Perry, United States Army officer, born in Brownington, Vt., March 1, 1843; son of William and Abigail Nims (Wilder) Jocelyn. He received his education at Barton Academy, Barton, Vt., and entered the U.S. Military service in 1863, serving as a lieutenant of volunteers throughout the Civil War. He took part in the operations before Richmond, Virginia, and was present at the occupation of that city on April 3, 1865. He entered the regular army as lieutenant of the 6th Infantry in 1866, being promoted to the rank of captain in 1874 in the same regiment, and serving in the same position in the 21st Infantry, until 1897, when he was appointed major of the 19th Infantry. He had previously received the brevet rank of major "for conspicuous gallantry" in the Nez Perce Indian campaign in 1877. In 1899 he was promoted to lieutenant-colonel of the 25th Infantry, and in 1901, colonel of the 14th Infantry, serving in that position and on the general staff until 1906, when he was appointed brigadier-general. He served in the Philippines in 1900, and again in 1903, commanding in the island of Samar. From 1944 to 1906, the period embracing important work of the Army incident to the earthquake and fire in San Francisco in the latter year, he was on duty in that city as chief of staff of the Pacific Division, being later assigned to command of the Department of the Columbia. General Jocelyn retired from active service, March 1, 1907. He is a member of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion, the Society of Colonial Wars, and the Buffalo (New York) Historical Society, besides the Army and Navy Clubs, of New York and Washington, D.C., and the Algonquin Club, of Burlington, Vt. He married at St. Louis, Feb. 2, 1886, Mary Chamberlain Edgell, and they have three children. Residence: 83 Summit St., Burlington, Vt.
Johns, Marshall E., superintendent New York, Susquehanna & Western and Wilkesbarre & Eastern Rds. Office, Jersey City, N.J. Born April 17, 1860, at Washington, D.C. Educated in the public schools at New York City. Entered railway service July, 1876, since which he has been consecutively to July, 1880, brakeman, train baggagemaster and conductor Montclair & Greenwood Lake Rd.; July, 1880, to September, 1894, with the New Jersey, Midland Rd., now New York, Susquehanna & Western as brakeman, freight conductors passenger conductor and yardmaster; September, 1894, to September 1; 1904, trainmaster, Wilkesbarre & Eastern Rd. Sept. 1, 1904, to date, superintendent New York, Susquehanna & Western Rd. and Wilkesbarre & Eastern Rd., which form a part of the Erie system. Nine years as superintendent N.Y.S. &W., Sept. 1, 1913.
Johnson, Alba Boardman, manufacturer, born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Feb. 8, 1858, of New England ancestry, being descended from Lieut. Timothy Johnson, who came to Massachusetts Bay about 1670; educated in Philadelphia public schools and graduated from the central high school June, 1876; married, Philadelphia, April 30, 1883, Elizabeth T., daughter of Biddle Reeves (she died April 2, 1908); married, Bryn Mawr, Pa., June 28, 1910, Leah Goff; children by first marriage, Reeves K., Alba B., Jr., Ruth Anna. Employed at Edge Moor Iron Co., Wilmington, Del., 1878-79; in 1896 became member of firm Burnham, Williams & Co., proprietors of Baldwin Locomotive Works, Philadelphia, and upon incorporation of the concern became vice-president, treasurer and director Baldwin Locomotive Works; in 1910 became president of The Baldwin Locomotive Works. Resigned directorship in Pennsylvania Company for Insurance of Lives and Granting Annuities, Philadelphia National Bank and Fourth Street National Bank to become director of the Federal Reserve Bank located in Philadelphia. Is director of Standard Steel Works Co. and Southwark Foundry & Machine Co.; member of the Executive Council Philadelphia Board of Trade; director of Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce and Merchants' & Manufacturers' Association. Was president of National Foreign Trade Convention held in Washington, May, 1914, and is director of National Foreign Trade Council. Ex-president Geographical Society of Philadelphia; president Transatlantic Society of America; trustee Jefferson Medical College and Hospital; director Y.M.C.A.; Central and Naval branches. Member Citizens Permanent Relief Committee; member American Philosophical Society; Pennsylvania Society Sons of the Revolution; Historical Society of Pennsylvania; life member International Law Association; president New England Society of Pennsylvania. Republican. Presbyterian. Delegate-at-large for Pennsylvania, by appointment of Gov. E. S. Stuart, to President Roosevelt Conservation Conference (or Conference of Governors) held at the White House May, 1908. Clubs: Union League, Manufacturers, Contemporary, Merion Cricket, City (Philadelphia), Railroad (New York), India House (New York City). Residence: Rosemont, Montgomery Co., Pa. Office: 500 North Broad St., Philadelphia.
Johnson, Albert, United States congressman from the second district of Washington, was born March 5, 1869, in Springfield, Ill. He is editor and publisher of the Daily Washingtonian. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Hoquiam, Wash.
Johnson, Ben, congressman, was born near Bardstown, Ky. He was elected speaker in December of that year; was appointed collector of internal revenue for the fifth Kentucky district in July, 1893, and served four years; was chairman of the Democratic state campaign committee, 1908; on November 5, 1905, was elected a member of the Kentucky State Senate, but resigned November 5, 1906; was elected to the sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses as a Democrat, and was re-elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Bardstown, Ky.
Johnson, Benjamin W., Albany Savings Bank Bldg., Albany; residence, 612 Madison Ave. Member Albany Club and Reform and University Clubs of New York City. Residence, 612 Madison Ave., Albany. Member Fort Orange Club, University Club, Albany; Mohawk Club, Schenectady; University and Reform Clubs, New York City.
Johnson, Charles F., United States senator from Maine, was born in Winslow, Me., Feb. 14,. 1859; was the Democratic candidate for governor of Maine in 1892 and 1894; was a member of the state legislature in 1905 and 1907; was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1904; was elected to the United States Senate.
Johnson, Charles Morris, of 731 Orchard St., Avalon, Pa. Chemistry. Was born, Alliance, 0., Aug. 15, 1869. Ph.B., Ph.M., Pittsburgh, 1889. Asst. chemist, Park Steel Co., 1889-1900; chief chemist, Crucible Steel Co. of Am., 1900-, supt. tungsten works, 1909-. F.A.A.; Chem. Soc. Determination of carbon in iron, steel, ferroalloys and plumbago; determination of nickel in the presence of chromium, iron and manganese; formation of white scale on steel; annealing of alloy steels; analysis of special steels, steel-making alloys and graphite; the metallurgy of tungsten, uranium, and vanadium. The design of apparatus for the chemical analysis of special steels.
Johnson, Frank Melvin, civil engineer and oil operator of 307 Municipal Bldg., Seattle, Wash., was born July 1, 1888, in McKinley, Tex. He designed the Ravenna Park and Cedar River Arch bridges at Seattle, and made preliminary investigations and estimates of the Lake Washington Canal bascule bridges. He is director of the Washington Oil Co., Seattle, junior member of American Society of Civil Engineers; and a contributor to engineering periodicals. He is designing city engineer.
Johnson, George K., of Philadelphia. President of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company, was born in Bucks County, Pa., December 11, 1848, of Quaker parentage. Educated at the Friends Central School in Philadelphia, from which he graduated in 1866. He began his business career as a clerk for a Philadelphia manufacturing house, and in 1880 started in business for himself as a member of the firm of Belknapp, Johnson & Powell, manufacturers of umbrellas and parasols,. which became the foremost house in that trade in the United States. Mr. Johnson became a member of the Board of Trustees of The Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company in 1889, was elected vice president of the company in April, 1897, and continued in that office until the death of Mr. Harry F. West in July, 1906, when he succeeded him in the presidency of the company, in which office he continues. Summer residence, Langhorne, Pa.; winter residence, Germantown, Philadelphia, Pa. He is a member of the Union League of Philadelphia, Bucks County Country Club, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, National Geographical Society and the American Academy of Political and Social Science. He is president of the Jeanes Hospital and connected with many other charitable institutions, is a director in several public service corporations such as electric light, hydro-electric, water power, etc.
Johnson, George P., receiver Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Ry. Office, Detroit, Mich., born at Aurora, Ill. Entered railway service Jan. 1, 1890, as clerk Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Rd., since which he has been consecutively July 22 to Dec. 1, 1890, passenger brakeman same road; July 1, 1891 to August, 1894, brakeman and freight conductor Great Northern Ry.; 1895 to 1898, assistant general yardmaster and station master Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Ry. at Toledo, 0.; July 1, 1898 to July 20, 1899, general yardmaster Norfolk & Western Ry. at Kenova, W. Virginia; July 20, 1899 to Jan. 25, 1900, trainmaster same road at Lynchburg, Virginia; Jan. 25, 1900 to October, 1902, trainmaster Shenandoah division same road at Roanoke, Virginia; October, 1902 to Feb. 1, 1904, superintendent Shenadoah division at Roanoke, Virginia; Feb. 1, 1904 to June 30, 1907, superintendent Scioto division same road at Portsmouth, 0.; July 1, 1907 to May 26, 1912, general superintendent Western general division same road at Bluefield, W.Virginia; May 26, 1912 to date, receiver Detroit, Toledo & Ironton Ry. at Detroit, Mich.; general manager Chesapeake & Ohio Railway Co. July 1, to present time.
Johnson, Gilbert H., treasurer and director Isaac G. Johnson & Co., Spuyten Duyvil, N.Y., was born, Spuyten Duyvil, 1858; son of Isaac G. and Jane E. Johnson; educated Columbia Coll., School of Mines; married, N.Y. 1884, May L. Shurlock. Director Merchants Exchange Nat. Bank, Preferred Accident Ins. Co.
Johnson, J. Lovell, manufacturer, born Worcester, Mass., June 20, 1876; son of Iver and Mary Elizabeth (Spiers) Johnson; educated in Worcester Grammar and Fitchburg High schools, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Member of firm Iver Johnson's Arms & Cycle Works of Fitchburg; first vice-president Fitchburg Bank and Trust Co.; Iver Johnson Sporting Goods Co. of Boston, Worcester and Fitchburg; trustee Fitchburg Savings Bank, and on Board of Investment; director Fitchburg Co-operative Bank, and on finance committee; director Merchants' National Bank of Worcester, Fitchburg Mutual Fire Insurance Co.; director Boston Casualty Co. Was alderman of Fitchburg, 1901-03; president of Board, 1902-03; state senator of Third Worcester Senatorial District, 1907-08; councilor Seventh District, 1909-10. Republican; Episcopalian. Knight Templar and 32 degree Scottish Rite Mason, Shriner and Elk. Member Worcester County Mechanics' Association, Fitchburg. Board of Trade and Merchants' Association. Clubs: Home Market, Algonquin, Boston Athletic Association, Boston City (Boston); Tatassit, Up-Town (Worcester), Manufacturers, Fay, Alpine, Sportsman's (Fitchburg); Country (Leominster); Watatic (Ashburnham); Republican of Massachusetts, Worcester County Republican.
Johnson, Jacob, United States congressman at large from Utah, was born Nov. 1, 1847, in Denmark. He has been United States land commissioner; and for nine years was Judge of the Seventh Judicial District of the State of Utah. He was elected to the sixty-third congress for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Spring City, Utah.
Johnson, James C., banker, born in Maryland, July 14, 1872; son of Edward Crighton and Catherine (Radcliffe) Johnson; educated in Cambridge Academy and Eaton College, Baltimore, Md.; married, Washington, D.C., Nov. 8, 1889, Florida Hampton. Cashier National Bank of Cambridge, Md., 1897-1905; appointed by Secretary of the Treasury National Bank Examiner, 1906; while examiner served as receiver Hot Springs National Bank,, Hot Springs, S. DAk. paying depositors in full: Reorganized Citizens National Bank, Evansville, Ind., and was elected vice-president and director which. position still holds. Democrat; Protestant Episcopalian. Royal Arch and Scottish Rite Mason. Knight Templar. Recreation: Golf. Clubs: Evansville Country, Crescent. Residence: 1020 Riverside. Office: Citizens National Bank, Evansville.
Johnson, Joseph Travis, congressman, was born Feb. 28, 1858, in Brewerton, S.C. Since 1883 he has practiced law in Spartanburg, S.C. He was a member of the fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses from South Carolina as a Democrat. He was re-elected to the sixty-third congress from the fourth district of South Carolina for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Spartanburg, S.C.
Johnson, Philip Franklin, minister of the gospel; born Weakley county, Tenn., Jan. 20, 1852; Scotch-Irish and German descent; son of W. B. and Sarah (Groom) Johnson; father's occupation farmer; paternal grandparents John P. and Mary (Harral) Johnson; maternal grandparents Bright and Kate (Winders) Grooms; educated at Bethel College and Cumberland University; graduated from Bethel College with A.B. degree, June, 1881, B.D. conferred by Cumberland University, June, 1885; entered the ministry in early life; married Susan V. Flippin, Dec. 28, 1881; member F. & A. M.; Democrat; ordained to the full work of the ministry, March, 1881; labored as a minister in Ky., Ore., Tex., Ark., Mo., and Tenn.; elected member of the board of trustees of Bethel College, Oct., 1905, and president of same, 1909; elected member of the board of education and corresponding secretary and treasurer, 1906. Elected Dean of Theological School and President of Bethel College, July 17, 1908; member of Cumberland Presbyterian church; elected a member of the Board of Trustees Theological Seminary of same, May; 1913; president June, 1913, and Dean, June, 1914.
Johnson, William H., banker, born Elkhorn, Wis., Feb. 10, 1840; son of Phineas M. and Orra N. Johnson; educated in Oberlin, 0.; married, Alpena, Mich., 1876, Mary N. Nason; three children. Engaged in lumbering, real estate, and banking. President Alpha National Bank, Alpena City Water Co., Alpena City Electric Light Co.; treasurer Alpena Portland Cement Co., Alpena United Telephone Co. Served as private in Chicago Battery A, 1st Regiment Illinois Artillery in Civil War. Republican; Congregationalist, Mason, Odd Fellow. Address, Alpena.
Johnston, Joseph Forney, United States senator from Alabama, was born in North Carolina in 1843; quit school to join the Confederate army as a private in March, 1861; served during the war, was wounded four times, and rose to the rank of captain; practiced law seventeen years; was a banker for ten years;. was elected governor of Alabama in 1896 and re-elected in 1898, serving four years; never sought or held any office other than governor and senator. He was unanimously elected to the United States Senate by the Legislature, to fill out the unexpired portion also for the term ending March 3, 1915; and resides in Birmingham, Ala.
Johnston, Russell M., lawyer, born in Albany, N.Y., July 6, 1864; son of Colonel Robert C. S. A. (West Point, 1850), and Catharine S. (Van Rensselaer) Johnston. He was educated at Geneva (N.Y.) High School, Hobart College, B.S., 1884, Albany Law School, LL.B., 1887. He is an estate lawyer, and has been six times to Europe, and through the West Indies as far south as Trinidad. He has traveled extensively in the United States; has been to the Pacific Coast and in thirty States and territories. He is director and secretary of the Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Albany, N.Y. He is a member of the State Bar Association, and was a member of the sub-committee of the Grievance Committee which investigated the charges against Justice Warren B. Hooker. He is a member of the Albany County Bar Association, Fort Orange Club (ex-secretary and trustee), University Club (was first president), and the Albany County Club of Albany. Residence: 25 Elk St. Office: 38 Tweddle Bldg., Albany, N.Y.
Johnston, Thomas Carskadon, Virginia Truck Experiment Station, Norfolk, Virginia Horticulture, botany. Long Reach, W.Virginia, Jan. 1, 1870. B.S.A., West Virginia, 1896, A.M., 1900; fellow, Cornell, 1902-03. Acting prof. hort., Missouri, 1901-02; asst. horticulturist, W.Virginia Agr. Exp. Sta., 1903-06; instr. hort. and hot., West Virginia, 1903-05; asst. prof., 1905-07; supt. Virginia Truck Exp. Sta., 1907-09; director, 1909; M.A.A.; Soc. Hort. Sci. Spraying plants; plant breeding.—Malnutrition of plants; fertilizer requirements of certain truck crops and soils.
Johnston, William Dawson, librarian born Essex Center, Vt., June 11, 1871; son of Rev. James Arthur and Janette (Cass) Johnston; grad. Brown Univ., A.B., 1893; student Univ. of Chicago, 1893-94; Harvard Univ., A.M., 1897-98; Rutgers Coll., Litt.- D., 1911; Married, July 12, 1895, Jean McVicker Browne, of Montreal. Instr. history, Univ. of Mich., 1894-97; Brown Univ., 18991900; asst., Library of Congress, 1900-07; lecturer on bibliography, Simmons Coll., 1905-07; librarian, Bureau of Education, Washington, 1907-09; Columbia Univ., 1909-13, when appointed head of St. Paul Public Library. Author: History of the Library of Congress (vol. 1) 1904; special collections in libraries in the U.S., 1912; contributor to library journals. Address: Public Library, St. Paul, Minn.
Jones, Chas. Richardson, Ft. Collins, Colo., Entomology, Hastings, Neb., Oct. 17, '79. B.S.A. Colo. Agr. Col., '04, Agent and Expert, Bur. Entom., U.S. Dept. Agr., '04-09. Econ. Entom. Bur. Sci. P.I. 1910-1912. Entom. Bur. Agr. P.I. 1912-1913. Asst. Colo. Agr. Col. M.A.A. Cotton Boll Weevil, Cotton Boll Worm, Tobacco Insects, Fruit Tree Insects, Cocoanut Insects, Grasshoppers. (Member, A.A.A.S.; A.A.E.E.; N.G.S.A.)
Jones, Dwight Arven, lawyer and author of 34 West Fifty-first St., New York City, was born Oct. 25, 1854, in -Utica, N.Y. He received the degree of A.B. from Yale University, and the degree of LL.B. from Columbia University. For many years he practiced law in New York City, devoting himself mainly to corporation matters and legal authorship. Since 1904 he has been president of the St. Joseph Lead Company and other corporations. He is the author of Business Corporations; Construction of Contracts and Negligence of Municipal Corporations.
Jones, E. Clarence, banker, of 505 Fifth Ave., New York City, was born N.Y. City, 1868; son John Perry and Ellen J. (Hovey) Jones; educated Coll. City of N.Y.; unmarried. head of banking firm of E. Clarence Jones & Co. (sole partner); founded firm in 1889 at age of 21; has handled many large corp'n bond issues and many important financial operations. Mem. N.Y. Stock Exchange. Has traveled in Europe and elsewhere several months each year for many years. Has devoted much effort to improvement of conditions surrounding foreign service of U.S., and in order to carry out ideas formed Am. Embassy Ass'n, 1909, of which is pres. Recreations: Horseman, automobilist, golf, hunting, fishing. Clubs: Metropolitan, Lawyers, Lambs, Aero, Ardsley, Greenwich Country, Larchmont Yacht, Stock Exchange (N. Y.), Stoke Poges Golf, Harewood Downs Golf, Worplesden Golf (London), Triton Fish and Game (Canada), Cercle de Bois de Boulogne, Travelers, Polo, La Boulie, St. Claud Country, Isle de Puteaux (Paris), Baden Baden Golf, International (Baden Baden).
Jones, Edwin Artimus, lawyer of New York City; born Lisbon, N.Y., May 27, 1872; son Artimus and Sarah A. (Randles) Jones; educated public schools and Ogdensburg (N.Y.) Free Acad.; married N.Y. City, Sept. 8, 1902, Mabel Evelyn Gardner; one son: Artimus Whitaker, born Nov. 12, 1905. Practicing law since Feb., 1894; now mem. law firm of Nadal, Jones & Mowton. Republican. Presbyterian. Mem. Ass'n Bar City of N.Y. Soc. Med. Jurisprudence. Mason, Odd Fellow; mem. West, End Ass'n, St. David's Soc. Clubs: Republican (sec. 1901), Patria (pres. 1907-8). Residence: 251 W. 92d St.
Jones, F. A., expert railroad traffic commissioner of Phoenix, Ariz., was born Jan. 5, 1863, in La Fayette, Ill. In 1884-1905 he was in railroad business; and in 1905-11 was traffic manager of Maricopa county, commercial club of Phoenix. He was a member of the Arizona constitutional convention; and since 1911 has been state corporation commissioner of Arizona.
Jones, Forrest Robert, civil engineer and author of 102 Liberty St., New York City, was born Dec. 12, 1861, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has been professor of mechanic arts and machine design in the universities of Tennessee and Wisconsin. He is the author of Machine Design and other works.
Jones, Howel, lawyer; born in the Rocky Mountains, on the old Calif. emigrant trail, Mar. 8, 1868; son Ricy D. (a Cal. forty-finer) and Ann (Howells) Jones. Educated Michigan Univ., and Boston Univ.; married, Malvine Christensen (deceased), May 20, 1899. Served as City Atty., Co. Atty., and Dist. Atty. Republican. Res.: 308 West Twelfth St.; office: 410 Byrne Bldg., Los Angeles, Cal.
Jones, Jerome, merchant; born Athol, Mass., Oct. 13, 1837; son of Theodore and Marcia (Estabrook) Jones; educated in the public schools of Athol. President Jones, McDuffee & Stratton Co.; vice-president and trustee Home Savings Bank; director Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Co.; director and chairman of Committee of Maritime Affairs of the Boston Chamber of Commerce. Unitarian. Member Boston Merchants' Association (president); director Free }hospital for Women (Brookline); trustee Mt. Auburn Cemetery. Mason. Clubs: Union, Exchange, Algonquin, Art, Country, Commercial, Unitarian. Residence: Brookline, Mass. Office: 33 Franklin St., Boston.
Jones, Joseph William Lester, Heidelberg University, Tiffin, 0. Ethics, was born East Orange, N.J., July 4, 1873. A.B., Princeton, 1894, A.M., 1895, Ph.D., 1901. Prof. philos. and psychol., Heidelberg (Ohio), 1902- The ethics of sympathy.
Jones, Richard Lloyd, editor; born Janesville, Wis., April 14, 1873; son Jenkin Lloyd and Susan (Barber) Jones; educated Univ. of Wis., and Univ. of Chicago, LL.B., LL.M., 1897; married, April 30, 1907, Georgia H. Hayden of Eau Claire, Wis. Was mem. Chicago Bar, practicing one year; came to N.Y. City to enter journalism; edited daily paper, Stamford, Conn., 1899; organized and was contb'r to Independent Democratic Syndicate service, 1900; Eastern representative and editorial contb 'r Pilgrim Magazine, and sp'l editorial writer Washington Times, 19001902; asso. editor Cosmopolitan Mag., 1902-1903; asso. editor Collier's Weekly, 1903-1911, when became owner and editor Wis. State Journal. With Robert J. Collier and Clarence H. Mackay' organized Lincoln Farm Ass'n (of which is sec.), a patriotic org'n of Am. citizens to make nat. park of farm in Kentucky on which Abraham Lincoln was born. Independent in politics. Clubs: City, Nat. Arts, Players, Phi Gamma Delta in New York; The Madison and University of Madison. Address State Journal Bldg., Madison, Wis.
Jones, Wesley L., United States senator from Washington, was born Oct. 9, 1863, near Bethany, Ill. He graduated from the Southern Illinois College at Enfield. He was a member of the fifty-sixth, fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth and fifty-ninth congresses from Washington as a Republican. He was reelected to the sixtieth congress-at-large from Washington for the term of 1907-09; and was elected to the United States Senate for the term ending in 1915; and resides in North Yakima, Wash.
Jones, William Atkinson, congressman, was born March 21, 1849, in Warsaw, Virginia He was a member of the fifty-second, fifty-third, fifty-fourth, fifty-fifth, fifty-sixth, fifty-seventh, fifty-eighth, fifty-ninth, sixtieth, sixty-first and sixty-second congresses as a Democrat; and was reelected to the sixty-third congress from the first district of Virginia for the term of 1913-15; and resides in Warsaw, Virginia
Jordan, Eben Dyer, merchant and president of corporations of Boston, Mass., was born Nov. 7, 1857, in Boston; son of Eben Dyer and Julia M. (Clark) Jordan; student at Harvard, class 1880; married, Philadelphia, Nov. 22, 1883, May Sheppard; children: Robert, Dorothy M. Member of Jordan, Marsh & Co. since 1880, and now president. President Boston Opera Co., New England Conservatory of Music; director Globe (newspaper) Publishing Co. Clubs: Country of Brookline, Algonquin, Eastern Yacht, Exchange, Puritan, Santee, Essex County.
Jordan, Michael J., lawyer; born in County Mayo, Ireland, 1865; prominent in Irish affairs. Member of the Charitable Irish Society 14 years; president in 1903. Served as member of the Board of Overseers of the Poor of Boston, and as trustee of insane hospital. Chairman of Board of Trustees. Trustee Children's Board, City of Boston. Member of United Irish League, and served as member of executive committee of United Irish League of America. National Secretary of U.I.L. of America. Graduate with honors Queen's College, Galway, and Royal 'University of Ireland. Legal studies, King's Univ., Dublin, and Middle Temple, London. General education in Ireland, England and Continent of Europe. Address: 42 Court St., Boston, Mass.
Jordan, Warren Southard, lawyer, of 984 Main St. Peekskill, N.Y., was born, Peekskill, N.Y., July 4, 1872; son Warren and Ann E. (Royce) Jordan; educated in private schools until 15 years, public schools, 2 years; graduated Oakside School, 1889; Peekskill Mil. Acad., grad. 1891; one year private study; grad. .Yale, A.B., 1896; N.Y. Law School, 1898; married Nov. 15, 1900, Florence A. Hyde; children: Warren S., Jr., born 1902, Priscilla, born 1905; Margaret, born 1907; Phillis, born 1910. Admitted to bar 1898; in office of Col. Thos. D. Rusted, N.Y. City, 1898-1899; since then has been engaged in general practice of law in Peekskill, N.Y. Treas. Clinton Construction Co. of Peekskill, N.Y. Acting police justice of Peekskill 7 years. Mem. M.E. Church. Mem. N.Y. State Hist. Soc.; trustee Peekskill Mil. Acad. Recreation: Tramping about mountains of Westchester, Putnam and Rockland counties.
Joslyn, Lee E., attorney and referee in bankruptcy of Detroit, Mich.; born Darien, Genesee County, N.Y., July 23, 1864. Prosecuting attorney of Bay County, city attorney of Bay City, commissioner of schools. Referee in bankruptcy. Practiced law at Bay City, 1886-1910. Taught school at Dryden, Otisville and Bay City, Mich., 1881-86.
Joss, Frederick A., lawyer and statesman of Indianapolis, Ind., was born May 5, 1867, in Centreville, Mich. He soon attained success in the practice of law; in 1889-1903 was a member of the Indiana State Senate; and in 1903-05 was corporation counsel for the City of Indianapolis. In 1909-11 he traveled extensively in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Joullin, Amede, artist of 221 Downey St., San Francisco, Cal., was born June 13, 1862, in San Francisco. He has exhibited at the Paris Salon, National Academy of New York, Omaha Exposition, Louisiana Inter. Exposition and Union League Club of New York. For ten years he has been instructor of drawing and painting at the Mark Hopkins Institute of Art at San Francisco.
Judson, Adoniram Brown, physician, of 53 Washington Sq., New York City, was born Maulmain, Burma, April 7, 1837; son Adoniram and Sarah Hall (Broadman) Judson; educated in public and prep. schools of Mass., University Grammar School, Providence, R.I., Brown Univ., A.M., 1859; Harvard Med. School, Jefferson Med. Coll., M.D., 1865; Coll. Phys. and Surg. (Columbia), M.D., ad eundem gradun, 1868; married N.Y. City, Nov. 19, 1868, Anna Margaret Haughwout. Served as ass't surgeon, U.S.N., July 1, 1861; surgeon U.S.N., Dec. 26, 1864, to May 11, 1868; resigned. Since 1868 practicing in N.Y. City; specialist in orthopaedic surgery. Has filled several hosp. apptm'ts, and orthopaedic surgeon to N.Y. Hosp. (Out-Patient Dep't) since 1878; resigned April 2, 1908: Insp. N.Y. City B'd of Health, 1869-1877; pension examining surgeon, 1877-1884, and 1901-1914; med. examiner N.Y. State Civ. Service Comm'n, 1901-1913. Mem. Am. Orthopaedic Ass'n (ex-pres.), Am. Med. A'ss'n; fellow Am. Acad. Medicine and Am. Coll. of Surg. Contb'r of papers relating to his specialty to med. journals and to the transactions of med. societies. Author: The Influence of Growth on Congenital Deformities. Mem. Lafayette Post, G.A.R.
Judson, William Pierson, civil engineer of Broadalbin, N.Y., was born May 20, 1849, in Oswego, N.Y. In 1870-99 he was United States civil assistant engineer on forts, rivers and harbors; in 1899-1905 was deputy state engineer of New York; and is now practicing as consulting engineer.. He is president of the Broadalbin Electric Light and Power Company and a director of the Broadalbin Improvement Company and other corporations. He is the author of City Roads and Pavements; Road Preservation and Dust Prevention ; and other works.
Juilliard, Augustus D., capitalist, of 70 Worth St., New York City, married Helen Cossitt; senior member firm A. D. Juilliard & Co., Commission Merchants; pres. Metropolitan Opera & Real Estate Co.; dir. Chemical Nat. Bank, Nat. Bank of Commerce, Bank of America; Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe R.R. Co.; N. British & Mercantile Ins. Co., Realty Ass'n ; trustee Central Trust Co. of N.Y. Guaranty Trust Co. of N.Y., Title Guarantee & Trust Co., Mutual Life Ins. Co. of N.Y., N.Y. Life Ins. & Trust Co. Trustee Am. Museum of Natural History, gov. N.Y. Hosp.